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CANDLEMASS With Singer MATS LEVÉN: First Video Footage Posted Online

Legendary Swedish doom metallers CANDLEMASS played their first show with stand-in singer Mats Levén this past Tuesday, June 5 at Debaser Slussen in Stockholm, Sweden. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert's opening song, "Prophet", can be seen below. Levén is a former member of YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, THERION and TREAT, who also plays with CANDLEMASS bassist/mainman ...

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EXUMER's First-Ever Video To Be Filmed In Brazil

German thrashers EXUMER are filming their first-ever official video in their 27-year long history today in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The clip will feature the title track of the band's latest album, "Fire And Damnation", which was released in April via Metal Blade Records. EXUMER is in the middle of its "South American Damnation" tour with ...

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SECTU To Release 'Gerra' Next Week

Swedish death metallers SECTU will release their second album, "Gerra" (ViciSolum Productions), on June 1, only a year after the arrival of their highly acclaimed debut, "Inundate". SECTU has undergone changes in the lineup with the addition of guitarist Anders Ericson (BEYOND TWILIGHT) and bassist Johan Niemann (EVERGREY, THERION). "Gerra" track listing: 01. Gerra/Incinerate 02. ...

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VINDICTIV Recording New Album

Swedish melodic/progressive metallers VINDICTIV, formed and led by guitar sensation Stefan Lindholm, are currently in the studio recording their third album, "Cage Of Infinity". Lindholm says: "We have some exciting guests on the new album. All we can say is that the new album is going to kick ass!" VINDICTIV recording lineup: * Stefan Lindholm ...

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SARAH JEZEBEL DEVA: 'Malediction' EP Cover Art Unveiled

Singers Dani "Filth" Davey (CRADLE OF FILTH) and Björn "Speed" Strid (SOILWORK) make guest appearances on the new EP from British vocalist Sarah Jezebel Deva — who has toured and/or recorded with CRADLE OF FILTH, THERION, MORTIIS and ANGTORIA. Entitled "Malediction", the three-song digital EP will be released on May 28 via Listenable Records. Strid ...

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SNOWY SHAW Featured On MAD ARCHITECT EP

Swedish metal project MAD ARCHITECT will release a three-song EP, "Dreamworld", featuring multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw (THERION, KING DIAMOND, DREAM EVIL, DIMMU BORGIR) on vocals. According to a press release, the EP contains "20 minutes of brutally beautiful melodic metal" and will be made available on April 10 at iTunes and Spotify. "Dreamworld" track listing: 01. ...

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Former THERION, JADED HEART, ANGEL DUST Singers Guest On Third ASSIGNMENT Album

Mats Levén (KRUX, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, THERION), Robin Beck, Michael Bormann (ex-JADED HEART, BONFIRE) and Carsten Kaiser (ex-ANGEL DUST) make guest appearances on "Inside Of The Machine", the forthcoming third album from ASSIGNMENT, the braindchild of composer and guitarist Goran Panic. "Inside Of The Machine" is said to be a conceptual effort with the following storyline: ...

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EXUMER: Another New Song Available For Streaming

"Vermin Of The Sky", a brand new song from German thrash metal veterans EXUMER, can be streamed below. The track comes off the band's first album in 24 years , "Fire & Damnation", which will be released in North America on April 10 via Metal Blade Records. The 10-track CD, which was recorded with renowned ...

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ICON IN ME: Video For Acoustic Version Of 'Tired & Broken' Released

ICON IN ME — the Russian/Swedish/Danish modern metal band featuring HOSTILE BREED guitarist Dmitry Frans, Danish drummer Morten Løwe Sørensen (SUBMISSION, THE ARCANE ORDER, SCARVE, INSTANT CARNAGE, STRANGLER, SCARVE, SOILWORK) and Swedish vocalist Tony Jelencovich (M.A.N, ex-MNEMIC, TRANSPORT LEAGUE) — has released a video for a acoustic version of the track "Tired & Broken". The ...

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EXUMER To Tour South America With ARTILLERY

German thrashers EXUMER will join forces with Danish thrash masters ARTILLERY for a series of shows in South America in May and June. This is EXUMER's first appearance in South America in 24 years, where the band last played in Brazil in 1988. Commented EXUMER vocalist Mem V. Stein: "We have been waiting for this ...

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EXUMER: New Song Available For Free Download

"Fire & Damnation", the first album in 24 years from German thrash metal veterans EXUMER, will be released in North America on April 10 via Metal Blade Records. The 10-track CD, which was recorded with renowned producer Waldemar Sorychta (GRIP INC., THERION, SODOM, MOONSPELL), "combines a punishing production with aggressive songwriting," according to a press ...

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EXUMER: New Song Available For Streaming

"Fire & Damnation", the first album in 24 years from German thrash metal veterans EXUMER, will be released in North America on April 10 via Metal Blade Records. The 10-track CD, which was recorded with renowned producer Waldemar Sorychta (GRIP INC., THERION, SODOM, MOONSPELL), "combines a punishing production with aggressive songwriting," according to a press ...

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Sweden's DENIED Working On New Album

DENIED, the Swedish metal band featuring vocalist Johan Fahlberg (JADED HEART) and bassist Fredrik Isaksson (formerly of THERION and GRAVE), is recording its third album with producer Fredrik Folkare (UNLEASHED) for a spring release via an as-yet-undetermined record label. Two newly recorded songs — "In Hell" and "Garden Of Stone" — can be streamed at ...

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THERION Announces '25th Anniversary Tour', New Studio Album

Swedish progressive/experimental metallers THERION will celebrate their 25th anniversary by embarking on a European tour in September/October. The trek, aptly dubbed the "25th Anniversary Tour", and will include the following dates: Sep. 28 - NL - Eindhoven - Effenaar Sep. 29 - NL - Groningen - Oosterpoort Sep. 30 - B - Antwerp - Hof ...

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'70000 Tons Of Metal' Video Recap

Metal Injection boarded the second edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise this past January and has posted a recap of all the madness that happened on the high seas in a five-minute video clip, featuring footage of fans and bands and all the craziness that happened aboard the Majesty Of The Seas cruise ...

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TREAT Bassist Quits

Bassist Nalley Påhlsson has left reunited Swedish hard rockers TREAT for "personal reasons." He says in a statement, "I will now focus more on the band THERION and my own band that hopefully will see the light of day with an album out in 2013 that I will record with other great names from the ...

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70000 TONS OF METAL: CNN Video Report Available

A four-and-a-half-minute CNN video report on this year's installment of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise — which set sail Monday, January 23 aboard the Royal Caribbean Majesty Of The Seas from Miami, Florida to George Town, Cayman Islands and will return to the real world today (Friday, January 27) — can be seen velow. ...

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EXUMER: 'Fire & Damnation' Cover Artwork Unveiled; Trailer Available

A trailer for "Fire & Damnation", the first album in 24 years from German thrash metal veterans EXUMER, can be seen below. Due in April via Metal Blade Records, the 10-track CD, which was recorded with renowned producer Waldemar Sorychta (GRIP INC., THERION, SODOM, MOONSPELL), "combines a punishing production with aggressive songwriting," according to a ...

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SARAH JEZEBEL DEVA Recording New Digital EP

British vocalist Sarah Jezebel Deva — who has toured and/or recorded with CRADLE OF FILTH, THERION, MORTIIS and ANGTORIA — has entered Legacy studios in London with her solo band to begin recording a new three-song digital EP called "Malediction". She states, "These three tracks will be released prior to our May U.K. tour, to ...

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EXUMER Frontman Interviewed On Puerto Rico's 'Rockspot Plus'

On Sunday, January 15, Puerto Rico's Internet TV show "Rockspot Plus" conducted an interview with vocalist Mem Von Stein of German thrash metal veterans EXUMER. You can now watch the chat below. EXUMER recently signed a worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records. The band's first album in 24 years, "Fire & Damnation", will be released ...

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