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STIGMA: New Song Available For Streaming

Italy's horror-metal merchants STIGMA return with "The Undertaker" EP, which features three blistering new songs and the fan-favorite track "The Undertaker", taken from the group's sophomore effort, "Concerto For The Undead". Due in January through Pivotal Rockordings, the effort will only be available digitally through iTunes, Amazon MP3 among many other MP3 stores. "The Undertaker" ...

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STRATOVARIUS Frontman Interviewed By Austria's MULATSCHAG TV

Mulatschag TV conducted an interview with vocalist Timo Kotipelto of Finnish melodic metallers STRATOVARIUS when the band played in Vienna, Austria on November 26, 2010. You can now watch the chat below. STRATOVARIUS will release its thirteenth full-length studio album, "Elysium", in Asia on January 12, 2011 via JVC and in the rest of the ...

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IZEGRIM Signs With LISTENABLE RECORDS

Dutch female-fronted thrashers IZEGRIM have inked a deal with Listenable Records. The band's new album, "Code Of Consequences", will be released in February 2011. Immediately after the release of the band's 2009 EP, "Point Of No Return", IZEGRIM started writing/composing material for its new album. Their mission was to create the most versitale, riff-packed, in-your-face-sounding ...

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STRATOVARIUS: 'Elysium' Collector's Edition Detailed

Finnish melodic metallers STRATOVARIUS will release their thirteenth full-length studio album, "Elysium", in Asia on January 12, 2011 via JVC and in the rest of the world on January 14, 2011 through earMUSIC/Edel. A single with two new songs will be released on November 26 to coincide with the start of the "7 Sinners World ...

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STIGMA Recording New Digital-Only EP

Fresh from touring Northern Europe with TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED, Italian horror-inspired extreme metal act STIGMA has entered the studio to record a yet-to-be-titled digital-only EP, set for December release via Pivotal Rockordings. Recording is being overseen by engineer Simone Mularoni while mixing and mastering duties will be handled by the Bombs Of Death Productions duo ...

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WHILE HEAVEN WEPT: 'Triumph:Tragedy:Transcendence' DVD Teasers Available

Virginia's epic doom metal unit WHILE HEAVEN WEPT will release a live album, "Triumph:Tragedy:Transcendence - Live At The Hammer Of Doom Festival", on November 8 via Cruz Del Sur Music. The release is a stunning 24-track audio capture of WHILE HEAVEN WEPT's performance at the Posthalle in Würzburg, Germany on February 6, 2010. "Triumph:Tragedy:Transcendence - ...

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WHILE HEAVEN WEPT: More Live Album Details Revealed

Virginia's epic doom metal unit WHILE HEAVEN WEPT has completed work on its live album, "Triumph:Tragedy:Transcendence - Live At The Hammer Of Doom Festival", for a November 8 release via Cruz Del Sur Music. The release is a stunning 24-track audio capture of WHILE HEAVEN WEPT's performance at the Posthalle in Würzburg, Germany on February ...

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ANGRA: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"Aqua", the seventh studio album from Brazilian melodic metallers ANGRA, is available for streaming in its entirety on the band's MySpace page. "Aqua" (a Latin word which means "water" in English) will be released in Europe on September 29 and in the U.S. on October 12 via SPV/Steamhammer. A conceptual effort, the follow-up ...

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STIGMA To Film 'The Undertaker' Video

Italian horror-inspired extreme metal act STIGMA will shoot a video for the song "The Undertaker" with director Salvatore Perrone (A DAY TO REMEMBER, EVERGREEN TERRACE, SUICIDE SILENCE) to coincide with the release of a special edition digital-only EP this winter. The track comes off the band's sophomore album, "Concerto for the Undead", which was released ...

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ANGRA: More 'Aqua' Details Revealed

Brazilian metallers ANGRA will release their seventh studio album, "Aqua" (a Latin word which means "water" in English), in Europe on September 29 and in the U.S. on October 12 via SPV/Steamhammer. A conceptual effort, the follow-up to 2006's "Aurora Consurgens" was recorded at Norcal Studios in São Paulo, Brazil. "Aqua" will be available in ...

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DEEZ NUTS Signs With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

DEEZ NUTS, the band led by JJ Peters, a founding member of the Australian hardcore/metal act I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN, has inked a deal with the Australian branch of Roadrunner Records. The group is currently recording its second full-length album at Complex Studios with JJ Peters and Roman Koester of THE RED SHORE at ...

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STIGMA: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

Italy's STIGMA has set "Concerto for the Undead" as the title for its follow-up to 2008's "When Midnight Strikes!", due on April 30 in Europe (except in the U.K., where it will arrive on May 3) and May 4 in North America via Pivotal Rockordings. "Concerto for the Undead" features lyrics centered on the cult-classic ...

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Vast Oceans Lachrymose - WHILE HEAVEN WEPT

The style of music played by WHILE HEAVEN WEPT has been referred to as "epic doom metal," a tag that is barely appropriate in describing the music of "Vast Oceans Lachrymose". However, my understanding is that the group's prior works (they've been around since 1989) did in fact possess a marked doom element. Aside from ...

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Two Members Of U.K.'s AFTER DEATH Drown In Brazil

Two members of the U.K. metal outfit AFTER DEATH drowned on Thursday (January 21) while swimming at the Atalaia beach in Aracaju, in the northeastern part of Brazil. 21-year-old guitarist Leon Villalba and 18-year-old bassist Timothy Kennelly, along with their bandmates, were in the middle of an extensive tour of Brazil as the support act ...

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STIGMA Begins Recording New Album

Italian horror-themed deathcore act STIGMA recently entered Fear Studio to record the follow-up to 2008's "When Midnight Strikes!" for a 2010 release via Pivotal Rockordings. The CD, which is being produced by BRING ME THE HORIZON guitarist Jona Weinhofen, will be mixed by Scott Atkins (BEHEMOTH, CRADLE OF FILTH, SYLOSIS, GAMMA BOMB) and will feature ...

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THE RED SHORE Signs With Australian Branch Of ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Australian extreme metallers THE RED SHORE have inked a deal with the Australian branch of Roadrunner Records. After the critical acclaim and success of THE RED SHORE's 2008 masterpiece "Unconsecrated" and numerous tours both in Australia and internationally the band is primed to take its craft to the next level under this new partnership. "Unconsecrated" ...

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THY WILL BE DONE Remembers DIMEBAG

Rhode Island-based five-piece THY WILL BE DONE has released the following message: "I don't think a single fan of heavy metal will EVER forget that extra cold December day in 2004. "Our mundane lives were abruptly interrupted and December 8th forever changed the way we look at ourselves and the world around. It changed how ...

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