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LOST SOCIETY's 'Fast Loud Death' Lands On Finnish Chart

"Fast Loud Death", the debut album from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, has entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 25. Released on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, ...

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TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON: 'Enshrined In My Memory' Video Released

"Enshrined In My Memory", the new video from TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES, SONIC SYNDICATE and KAMELOT, among others. The song is also available for download and legal streaming through all ...

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SONATA ARCTICA: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Scandinavian Tour

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have posted behind-the-scenes footage from their January 2013 Scandinavian tour. Check it out below. SONATA ARCTICA's latest album, "Stones Grow Her Name", was certified gold in Finland for sales in excess of 10,000 copies. Released in Europe on May 18, 2012 and in North America on May 22, 2012 via ...

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LOST SOCIETY: 'Trash All Over You' Video Released

"Trash All Over You", the new video from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's debut album, "Fast Loud Death", which was released on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer ...

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BATTLE BEAST: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Finnish metallers BATTLE BEAST — who last fall parted ways with lead singer Nitte Vänskä and replaced her with Noora Louhimo — will release their second, self-titled full-length album on May 17 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced and mixed by the band at JKB Studios in Helsinki and mastered by Mika Jussila ...

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LOST SOCIETY: Part 5 Of 'Fast Loud Death' Track-By-Track Breakdown

Part five of a track-by-track breakdown of "Fast Loud Death", the debut album from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, can be seen below. "Fast Loud Death" will be released on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne ...

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F5 Featuring MEGADETH Bassist: 'A Drug For All Seasons' Album Reissued With Bonus Track

"A Drug For All Seasons", the 2005 debut album from F5, the Phoenix-based band featuring MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, ex-SICK SPEED vocalist Dale Steele, drummer David Small, and guitarists Steve Conley and John Davis, has been reissued via iTunes with a bonus track, "Sleeping Giants". F5, whose sound was described as guitar-heavy melodic hard rock, ...

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LOST SOCIETY: Entire 'Fast Loud Death' Album Available For Streaming

"Fast Loud Death", the debut album from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, is available for streaming in its entirety below. "Fast Loud Death" will be released on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, LORDI) ...

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Beneath the Surface - ALPHA TIGER

ALPHA TIGER's sophomore LP, 2013's "Beneath the Surface", sees the precocious German quintet graduating from indie label Sonic Attack (which unveiled their modest debut, "Man or Machine", two years prior) to heavy metal major player Century Media - but are they really ready for prime time yet? Shit, why not? In a weird ironic twist, ...

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BATTLE BEAST: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

Finnish metallers BATTLE BEAST — who last fall parted ways with lead singer Nitte Vänskä and replaced her with Noora Louhimo — have completed work on their second full-length album. Produced, mixed and mastered by the band at JKB Studios in Helsinki, the CD will simply be entitled "Battle Beast" and is scheduled for release ...

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LOST SOCIETY: 'Fast Loud Death' Track-By-Track Breakdown - Part 4

Part four of a track-by-track breakdown of "Fast Loud Death", the debut album from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, can be seen below. "Fast Loud Death" will be released on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN To Release 'Re-Evolution' In The Spring

Helsinki, Finland-based, female-fronted symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN will release a compilation album of songs released on its first four albums — "Circus Black" (2012), "End Of Eden" (2010), "The Clouds Of Northland Thunder" (2009) and "River Of Tuoni" (2008) — to showcase new singer Päivi "Capri" Virkkunen after the departure of Heidi Parviainen. The band ...

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BATTLE BEAST: New Album Pushed Back To June

Finnish metallers BATTLE BEAST — who last fall parted ways with lead singer Nitte Vänskä and replaced her with Noora Louhimo — have issued the following update: "Some slightly disappointing news, friends. Due to business-related reasons, the release of the upcoming album was pushed further until June. It's a long wait, but we promise you ...

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THE LAND OF NEW HOPE: Two-Minute Teaser Posted Online

A two-minute teaser for THE LAND OF NEW HOPE, the new metal opera project featuring contributions from Russell Allen (SYMPHONY X), Elize Ryd (AMARANTHE), Rob Rock, Tony Kakko (SONATA ARCTICA), Sharon Den Adel (WITHIN TEMPTATION), Michael Kiske (UNISONIC, HELLOWEEN), Jens Johansson (STRATOVARIUS) and Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION), can be seen below. More ...

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LOST SOCIETY: 'Braindead Metalhead' Video Released

"Braindead Metalhead", the new video from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, can be seen below. The clip includes supportive words from several thrash legends: Mille Petrozza of KREATOR, Schmier of DESTRUCTION, and Andreas Kisser of SEPULTURA. "Braindead Metalhead" comes off LOST SOCIETY's debut album, "Fast Loud Death", which will be released on March 15 via Nuclear ...

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LOST SOCIETY: 'KILL (Those Who Oppose Me)' Video Released

"KILL (Those Who Oppose Me)", the new video from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's debut album, "Fast Loud Death", which will be released on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland ...

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NEONFLY Taps Producer DENNIS WARD For Sophomore Album

London, England-based metallers NEONFLY have tapped Dennis Ward (UNISONIC, PINK CREAM 69, ANGRA) to produce their as-yet-untitled sophomore album. Dennis has been at the forefront of the metal scene since the late '80s as the bass player and producer of the mighty PINK CREAM 69, and more recently of UNISONIC. As well as his own ...

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SONATA ARCTICA: New Video Interview Posted Online

Marine Crepiat of Stalker magazine recently conducted an interview with Finnish metallers SONATA ARCTICA. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. SONATA ARCTICA's latest album, "Stones Grow Her Name", was certified gold in Finland for sales in excess of 10,000 copies. Released in Europe on May 18, 2012 and in ...

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VANDROYA: Another New Song Available For Streaming

"Why Should We Say Goodbye?", a brand new song from the Brazilian female-fronted progressive power metal band VANDROYA, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off the group's debut album, "One", which was released on January 18 via Inner Wound Recordings. The Japanese edition of the album wasmade available on December ...

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SONATA ARCTICA Frontman Interviewed In Czech Republic (Video)

RockMax conducted an interview with singer Tony Kakko of Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA at the Winter Masters Of Rock festival on November 24, 2012 in Zlin, Czech Republic. You can now watch the chat below. SONATA ARCTICA's latest album, "Stones Grow Her Name", was certified gold in Finland for sales in excess of 10,000 ...

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LOST SOCIETY: 'Trash All Over You' Single Available For Streaming, Download

Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY will release their debut album, "Fast Loud Death", on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, LORDI) and it features cover artwork by Ed Repka (MEGADETH, DEATH, SANCTUARY, VENOM). The ...

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VANDROYA: 'One' EPK Available

An EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for "One", the debut album from the Brazilian female-fronted progressive power metal band VANDROYA, can be seen below. The CD will be released on January 18 via Inner Wound Recordings. The Japanese edition of the album was made available on December 19 through Spiritual Beast and the Brazilian edition will ...

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LOST SOCIETY: Debut Album Details Revealed

Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY will release their debut album, "Fast Loud Death", on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, LORDI) and it features cover artwork by Ed Repka (MEGADETH, DEATH, SANCTUARY, VENOM). Commented ...

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