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ONSLAUGHT Taps THOMAS 'PLEC' JOHANSSON For New Album Mix

British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have tapped Thomas "Plec" Johansson (TIAMAT, SCAR SYMMETRY) to mix their as-yet-untitled sixth album at Panic Room studios in Skara, Sweden beginning on July 7. The follow-up to 2011's "Sounds Of Violence" will be released in September via AFM Records. Comments ONSLAUGHT guitarist Nige Rockett: "The original plan was to work with ...

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New Metal Instrumental From ROY Z Available For Free Download

ACW Games has announced the release of "Destroy", a heavy-metal instrumental single from the upcoming "Zombie Squash Soundtrack", written, produced and performed by Roy Z, known for his stellar production work with SEPULTURA, SEBASTIAN BACH and HALFORD. Before the single goes on sale at iTunes, Amazon, and other global outlets on June 17, fans of ...

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ONE MINUTE SILENCE To Release 'Fragmented Armageddon' EP

Reformed U.K. crossover metallers ONE MINUTE SILENCE will release a brand new EP, "Fragmented Armageddon", on June 17. Consisting of three brand new tracks, an acoustic rendition and two remixes, the effort serves as an exciting taster of the impending musical onslaught vocalist Brian "Yap" Barry, guitarist Massimo "Massy" Fiocco, bassist Glen Diani and new ...

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ONSLAUGHT Checks In From The Studio

British thrashers ONSLAUGHT — who are celebrating their 30th anniversary in 2013 — have set September 13 as the European release date for their sixth studio album via AFM Records. The follow-up to 2011's "Sounds Of Violence" is once again being recorded, mixed and co-produced by Jacob Hansen at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark. Comments ...

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Iconic Nightmare - WARTORN

Looking to redefine the fabled Wisconsin death trip, the cheese state's tax-paying residents WARTORN have partnered with crust-core super-magnet Southern Lord for the release of their debut onslaught, "Iconic Nightmare". Yes, just like every other band of their ilk on planet earth, it would seem, but in WARTORN's defense, they weren't born yesterday. Nope, seems ...

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MPIRE OF EVIL Working On 'Taking It All' Video

MPIRE OF EVIL (formerly PRIMEVIL) — the band formed in 2010 by ex-VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Tony "The Demolition Man" Dolan (bass, vocals) — is preparing to film a video for the song "Taking It All" from its recently released album "Crucified". The group states: "We need/want You to be involved so… ...

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Video: ALICE IN CHAINS Interviewed At Iowa's LAZERFEST

Lazer 103.3's Andy Hall conducted an interview with ALICE IN CHAINS at this year's Lazerfest, which took place on Friday, May 10 at the Central Iowa Expo in Boone, Iowa. You can now watch the chat below. According to The Pulse Of Radio, ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell reassured fans that the band is ...

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New TEMPLE OF THE BLACK MOON Song Available For Streaming

TEMPLE OF THE BLACK MOON, the new project featuring Dani "Filth" Davey (vocals; CRADLE OF FILTH), Rob Caggiano (guitar; VOLBEAT, ANTHRAX, THE DAMNED THINGS), Tom Cato Visnes (bass; a.k.a. King ov Hell; OV HELL, GOD SEED, GORGOROTH), John Tempesta (drums; formerly of WHITE ZOMBIE and now drumming with THE CULT) and Arve "Ice Dale" Isdal ...

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OPETH Guitarist Interviewed By 'The Metallic Onslaught' (Video)

On April 18, Randy Smith of "The Metallic Onslaught" conducted an interview with guitarist Fredrik Åkesson of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH at the Town Ballroom in Buffalo, New York. Fredrik spoke about the band's latest CD, "Heritage"; hitting the road with KATATONIA for the current leg of the "Heritage" tour; his early inspirations; and who ...

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Death by Fire - ENFORCER

One of the break-out acts featured on Earache Records' 2009 retro-metal sampler, "Heavy Metal Killers", Sweden's ENFORCER has successfully scurried up the ladder of heavy metal labels since: from Heavy Artillery Records - home to their first LP, 2008's "Into the Night" ? to the selfsame Earache for 2010's sophomore "Diamonds", and now partnering with ...

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MPIRE OF EVIL's 'Crucified' To Receive U.S. Release In May

On May 7, Deadline Music (a subsidiary of Cleopatra Records) will release "Crucified" by MPIRE OF EVIL (formerly PRIMEVIL) — the band formed in 2010 by ex-VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Tony "The Demolition Man" Dolan (bass, vocals). The booklet includes art by Mantas, lyrics and band pics. "Crucified" bulldozes through eleven tracks ...

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THE ROTTED: 'Rotted F**king Earth' Video Released

U.K. death metal punks THE ROTTED have released a video for their latest single, "Rotted Fucking Earth". Check it out below. In another move to keep things in the family, the whole thing was self-funded and released on THE ROTTED's own Anarchogram Industries label, with the video being directed by vocalist Ben McCrow's brother, Tom ...

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REVELATION'S HAMMER To Release Debut In June

My Kingdom Music has announced the signing of the Norwegian apocalyptic black metal force REVELATION'S HAMMER. The band's self-titled debut album is scheduled for release on June 3. The CD was mixed by Børge Finstad at Toproom Studio (MAYHEM, BORKNAGAR) and mastered by Peter In de Betou (WATAIN, DIMMU BORGIR, DARK FUNERAL). Exilis from TROLL ...

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THE GODZ Joined By HYDROGYN Guitarist

Columbus, Ohio power rockers THE GODZ are gearing up for an onslaught on the rock community. THE GODZ leader Eric Moore (bass, guitar, lead vocals) has announced that he has found the best musicians in the Midwest for the new lineup of the band. Vinnie Salvatore remains on guitar and occasional bass, along with new ...

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ONSLAUGHT To Release New Album In September

UK thrashers ONSLAUGHT have set Friday, September 13 as the worldwide release date for their sixth studio album via AFM Records. The follow-up to 2011's "Sounds Of Violence" will once again be recorded, mixed and co-produced by Jacob Hansen at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark, with work set to commence on May 18. Commented ONSLAUGHT ...

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OMNIHILITY Signs With UNIQUE LEADER RECORDS

Unique Leader Records has announced the signing of Oregon's OMNIHILITY to multi-album deal. The band will enter the studio this summer to record its new album. Hailing from the Willamette "Valley Of Death" amongst the woods of Eugene, OMNIHILITY is "all about creating intense brutal and technical death metal," according to a press release. "A ...

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Vanitas - ANAAL NATHRAKH

Starting in 1999, Birmingham, England's ANAAL NATHRAKH has blazed an inexorable career of sonic destruction, melding black metal with grindcore and industrial elements (among other things) as they see fit (and unfit!) in achieving their quest to produce the most terrifying music imaginable. Throughout this time, the only thing that was seemingly capable of forestalling ...

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INANIMATE EXISTENCE: 'Transcendent Absorbtion' Video Released

"Transcendent Absorbtion", the new Nikko DeLuna-directed video from San Francisco Bay Area technical death metallers INANIMATE EXISTENCE, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's debut CD, "Liberation Through Hearing", which was released last July via Unique Leader Records. Recorded in March 2012 at Castle Ultimate Studios with producer Zack Ohren (DECREPIT BIRTH, ...

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MPIRE OF EVIL: New Video Interview Posted Online

Christophe Corroyez conducted an interview with MPIRE OF EVIL (formerly PRIMEVIL) — the band formed in 2010 by ex-VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Tony "The Demolition Man" Dolan (bass, vocals) — on December 15 in Milan, Italy. You can now watch the chat below. "Crucified", the new album from MPIRE OF EVIL, will ...

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NERVOCHAOS To Release 'To The Death' In January

Brazilian death metallers NERVOCHAOS will release their new album, "To The Death", on January 22 via Greyhaze Records. According to a press release, "To The Death" is "nothing short of a relentless onslaught and features guest performances by big names in the international and South American metal scenes such as Ralph Santolla (DEATH, DEICIDE), Jão ...

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MPIRE OF EVIL Interviewed In Italy (Video)

Heavy-Metal.it conducted an interview with MPIRE OF EVIL (formerly PRIMEVIL) — the band formed in 2010 by ex-VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Tony "The Demolition Man" Dolan (bass, vocals) — on December 14 at United Club in Torino, Italy. You can now watch the chat below. MPIRE OF EVIL's new album, "Crucified", will ...

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MPIRE OF EVIL Performs Acoustic Versions Of VENOM Classics (Video)

MPIRE OF EVIL (formerly PRIMEVIL) — the band formed in 2010 by ex-VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Tony "The Demolition Man" Dolan (bass, vocals) — performed an acoustic set of VENOM covers earlier today (Friday, November 30) at the Discpier Nippombashi shop in Osaka, Japan. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Black ...

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