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STARKILL To Release 'Shadow Sleep' Album In November

Prosthetic Records has announced the signing of Illinois-based symphonic melodeath group STARKILL. Formed in 2008, STARKILL released its debut EP independently before being discovered in 2011 by Century Media Records, which issued the band's two full-length albums, 2013's "Fires Of Life" and 2014's "Virus Of The Mind". STARKILL's third album, "Shadow Sleep", will be released ...

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SINSAENUM Feat. Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer, DRAGONFORCE Bassist: The Story Behind The Band Part 2

"Echoes Of The Tortured", the debut album from SINSAENUM, the project featuring Frédéric Leclercq, virtuoso bass player of London-based power metallers DRAGONFORCE, and Joey Jordison, formerly of SLIPKNOT and currently of VIMIC, was released on July 29 via earMUSIC. The CD was mixed in Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden, where Jens Bogren (OPETH, KREATOR, ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: Third 'Transcendence' Making-Of Webisode

The third of seven webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Transcendence", the new album from DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, the band led by Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend, can be seen below. Shot by videographer and good friend of the band Mike "ZimZim" Zimmer between March and April 2016, the episode features Devin explaining a ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND: 'I Never Wanted To Be A Singer'

Metal Wani recently conducted an interview with Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the new DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT album "Transcendence": Devin: "This album was a real experiment for me. Everything that I do has very little to do with the music itself; it's more to do with the ...

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SINSAENUM Feat. Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer, DRAGONFORCE Bassist: 'Anfang Des Albtraumes' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Anfang Des Albtraumes", a song from SINSAENUM, the project featuring Frédéric Leclercq, virtuoso bass player of London-based power metallers DRAGONFORCE, and Joey Jordison, formerly of SLIPKNOT and currently of VIMIC, can be seen below. The track is taken from SINSAENUM's debut album, "Echoes Of The Tortured", which was released on ...

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Video Premiere: EVERGREY's 'The Paradox Of The Flame'

"The Paradox Of The Flame", the new video from Swedish metallers EVERGREY, 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 Paradox Of The Flame" is taken from EVERGREY's new album, ...

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Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer, DRAGONFORCE Bassist Talk To KERRANG! About SINSAENUM (Video)

"Echoes Of The Tortured", the debut album from SINSAENUM, the project featuring Frédéric Leclercq, virtuoso bass player of London-based power metallers DRAGONFORCE, and Joey Jordison, formerly of SLIPKNOT and currently of VIMIC, was released on July 29 via earMUSIC. The CD was mixed in Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden, where Jens Bogren (OPETH, KREATOR, ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: Second 'Transcendence' Making-Of Webisode

The second of seven webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Transcendence", the new album from DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, the band led by Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend, can be seen below. Shot by videographer and good friend of the band Mike "ZimZim" Zimmer between March and April 2016, the episode features Devin explaining a ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: First 'Transcendence' Making-Of Webisode

The first of seven webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Transcendence", the new album from DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, the band led by Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend, can be seen below. Shot by videographer and good friend of the band Mike "ZimZim" Zimmer between March and April 2016, the episode features Devin explaining a ...

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SINSAENUM Feat. Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer, DRAGONFORCE Bassist: New Making-Of Webisode

"Echoes Of The Tortured", the debut album from SINSAENUM, the project featuring Frédéric Leclercq, virtuoso bass player of London-based power metallers DRAGONFORCE, and Joey Jordison, formerly of SLIPKNOT and currently of VIMIC, was released on July 29 via earMUSIC. The CD was mixed in Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden, where Jens Bogren (OPETH, KREATOR, ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: New Song 'Failure' Available For Streaming

DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, the band led by Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend, will release its new album, "Transcendence", on September 9. The first single from the CD, "Failure", can be streamed below. The follow-up to 2014's "Z2" double album (half of which was made up of the DTP full-length "Sky Blue"), sees the award-winning Townsend exploring ...

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DRAGONFORCE Taps Norwegian Singer PER FREDRIK ÅSLY For European Festival Appearances

Multi-national metallers DRAGONFORCE enlisted the help of Norwegian singer Per Fredrik Åsly, also known as PelleK, to front the band for their appearances this past weekend at the MetalDays (July 29 in Tolmin, Slovenia) and Benátská! (July 30 in Liberec, Czech Republic) festivals. Åsly was filling in for regular DRAGONFORCE vocalist Marc Hudson, who was ...

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Video Premiere: EVERGREY's 'Distance'

"Distance", the new video from Swedish metallers EVERGREY, 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. "Distance" is taken from EVERGREY's new album, "The Storm Within", which will be released on ...

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NIGHTRAGE Announces New Guitarist, Drummer

Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE have announced the addition of Magnus Söderman on guitar and Lawrence Dinamarca on drums. Says the band: "We are very proud to have both of these talented and dedicated musicians on board. "The NIGHTRAGE camp is feeling extremely strong and positive and we are all looking forward to revealing some ...

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Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer JOEY JORDISON On SINSAENUM: 'It's F**king Powerful'

SINSAENUM, the project featuring Frédéric Leclercq, virtuoso bass player of London-based power metallers DRAGONFORCE, and Joey Jordison, formerly of SLIPKNOT and currently of VIMIC, will release its debut album, "Echoes Of The Tortured", on July 29 via earMUSIC. The CD was mixed in Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden, where Jens Bogren (OPETH, KREATOR, DEVIN ...

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DAVID COVERDALE Opens Home To U.K.'s VINTAGE TV

David Coverdale was interviewed by rock journalist Nicky Horne for "Here I Go Again: David Coverdale", which is set to air in the U.K. on Vintage TV on July 26 at 10:30 p.m. Horne visited the former DEEP PURPLE and current WHITESNAKE frontman at Coverdale's home and studio in Reno, Nevada, and they went on ...

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WHITESNAKE: Video Footage Of Villafranca Di Verona Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of WHITESNAKE's July 14 performance in Villafranca di Verona, Italy can be seen below. WHITESNAKE is continuing to tour in support of its twelfth studio album, "The Purple Album", which was released in May 2015 via Frontiers Music Srl. The effort is billed as "a re-imagination of classic songs from David Coverdale's ...

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MOTIONLESS IN WHITE: '570' Video Premiere

MOTIONLESS IN WHITE's new music video for the song "570" can be seen below. The clip was directed by Jeremy Danger and Travis Shinn. MOTIONLESS IN WHITE is currently hard at work on its fourth studio album and full-length Roadrunner debut, slated for an early 2017 release. "570" marks the band's first new release since ...

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Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer JOEY JORDISON: SINSAENUM Is Not Just A Project; It's A 'Vision'

LoudTV.net recently conducted an interview with Frédéric Leclercq, virtuoso bass player of London-based power metallers DRAGONFORCE, and Joey Jordison, formerly of SLIPKNOT and currently of VIMIC, abut their new project called SINSAENUM. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about SINSAENUM's formation, Jordison said: "When [Fred and I] were talking about it, ...

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SINSAENUM Feat. Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer, DRAGONFORCE Bassist: Teaser For 'Splendor And Agony' Video

A teaser for "Splendor And Agony", the new video from from SINSAENUM, the project featuring Frédéric Leclercq, virtuoso bass player of London-based power metallers DRAGONFORCE, and Joey Jordison, formerly of SLIPKNOT and currently of VIMIC, is available below. The full clip will make its online debut on July 13. The self-titled two-song EP from SINSAENUM ...

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MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Signs With ROADRUNNER, Unveils New Song '570'

Roadrunner Records has announced the signing of MOTIONLESS IN WHITE. The Scranton, Pennsylvania-based band has just released its label debut single, "570", via all DSPs. MOTIONLESS IN WHITE commented: "We are very honored to finally announce that we have signed with Roadrunner Records. "Over the past few months, we've had the privilege of getting to ...

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EVERGREY To Release 'The Storm Within' Album In September

Swedish metallers EVERGREY are celebrating their 20th anniversary with the strongest album of their career, "The Storm Within", to be released on September 9. While this may come off as music industry lip service in honor of the quintet, anyone who has followed EVERGREY will find it impossible not to become completely enthralled by the ...

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ROTTING CHRIST Releases 'Apage Satana' Video

The official video for the song "Apage Satana" from Greek extreme metallers ROTTING CHRIST can be seen below. The clip was directed and produced by Jon Simvonis (Magnum Production Studios), who previously worked with the band on the "666" video. Commented ROTTING CHRIST frontman Sakis Tolis: "Dear friends, following a string of lyric videos specifically ...

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SINSAENUM Feat. Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer, DRAGONFORCE Bassist: Two-Song EP Available For Streaming

The self-titled two-song EP from SINSAENUM, the new project featuring Frédéric Leclercq, virtuoso bass player of London-based power metallers DRAGONFORCE, and Joey Jordison, formerly of SLIPKNOT and currently of VIMIC, can be streamed using the Spotify widget below. Released today (Monday, June 6), the ten-inch vinyl version of the effort features an embossed logo on ...

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SINSAENUM Feat. Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer, DRAGONFORCE Bassist: Two-Song EP Due Next Week

SINSAENUM, the new project featuring Frédéric Leclercq, virtuoso bass player of London-based power metallers DRAGONFORCE, and Joey Jordison, formerly of SLIPKNOT and currently of VIMIC, will release a self-titled two-song, ten-inch vinyl EP on June 6. The effort will feature an embossed logo on the album cover and come with an exclusive signed inner sleeve. ...

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