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EXHORDER Recruits THE VOID Bassist For Upcoming Shows

Legendary New Orleans metallers EXHORDER have tapped Jorge Caicedo (THE VOID, BUILT TO DESTROY) to play bass for the band for the following shows with RIGOR MORTIS: Apr. 15 - Ft. Worth, TX - The Rail Apr. 16 - Houston, TX - Fitzgerald's Apr. 17 - New Orleans, LA - The Hangar EXHORDER vocalist Kyle ...

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HOD: New Album Title Revealed

San Antonio's masters of blackened death/thrash HOD are gearing up for one hellaciously brutal summer with a series of live dates that will see the band join forces with MARDUK, AURA NOIR, BLACK ANVIL, PANZERFAUST and many more as they devastate parts of the U.S. and Canada with their relentless brand of extreme metal. All ...

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EXHORDER To Play All Previously Scheduled Shows In Bassist's Memory

Vocalist Kyle Thomas of legendary New Orleans metallers EXHORDER has sent the following update to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "Although the tough time that we are experiencing right now is far from over, we have begun the arduous task of healing following the passing of our friend and bandmate, Frankie Sparcello [EXHORDER bassist who passed away on March ...

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BLACKGUARD Performs On FUEL TV's 'The Daily Habit' (Video)

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based sympho/black/folk/power metallers BLACKGUARD (formerly PROFUGUS MORTIS) played the title track of their sophomore album, "Firefight", on this past Thursday night's (March 17) edition of Fuel TV's "The Daily Habit". You can now watch video footage of the performance below. "The Daily Habit" encompasses the world of the action sports enthusiast, mixing the ...

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BLACKGUARD: 'Firefight' Video Released

"Firefight", the new video from Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based sympho/black/folk/power metallers BLACKGUARD (formerly PROFUGUS MORTIS), can be viewed below. The song is the title track of the band's sophomore album, which is schedued for release on March 29 via Victory Records. The cover artwork for the CD can be seen below. "This is going to be ...

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BLACKGUARD To Perform On FUEL TV's 'The Daily Habit'

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based sympho/black/folk/power metallers BLACKGUARD (formerly PROFUGUS MORTIS) will perform the title track of their sophomore album, "Firefight", on tonight's (Thursday, March 17) edition of Fuel TV's "The Daily Habit" at 11:30 p.m ET/PT. The show will be re-airing several times throughout the week on Fuel TV. The performance will also be available to ...

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VOMITORY: New Song Available For Streaming

Swedish death metal veterans VOMITORY will release their eighth studio album, "Opus Mortis VIII", in Europe on April 26 via Metal Blade Records. The CD was produced, engineered and mixed by Rikard Löfgren at his Leon Music Studios and is said to be "the best-sounding VOMITORY album ever!" "Opus Mortis VIII" track listing: 01. Regorge ...

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BLACKGUARD: New Video Interview With PAUL 'ABLAZE' ZINAY

"Superskum" (web site) conducted an interview with vocalist Paul "Ablaze" Zinay of Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based sympho/black/folk/power metallers BLACKGUARD (formerly PROFUGUS MORTIS) when the band played in Denver, Colorado on March 2, 2011. You can now watch the chat below. BLACKGUARDwill release its sophomore album, "Firefight", on March 29 via Victory Records. The cover ...

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VOMITORY: New Album Details Revealed

Swedish death metal veterans VOMITORY will release their eighth studio album, "Opus Mortis VIII", in Europe on April 26 via Metal Blade Records. The CD was produced, engineered and mixed by Rikard Löfgren at his Leon Music Studios and is said to be "the best-sounding VOMITORY album ever!" Comments VOMITORY drummer Tobias Gustafsson: "'Opus Mortis ...

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HEATHEN Replaces DESTRÖYER 666 on DESTRUCTION's North American Tour

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers HEATHEN have replaced DESTRÖYER 666 as the main support act on DESTRUCTION's upcoming North American headlining tour. DESTRÖYER 666 is unable to travel due to guitarist/vocalist Keith's (a.k.a. K.K. Warslut) upcoming surgery for a torn ACL (anterior cruciate ligament). Commented DESTRUCTION bassist/vocalist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer: "DESTRUCTION wishes Keith a safe ...

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BLACKGUARD Announces European Tour

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based sympho/black/folk/power metallers BLACKGUARD (formerly PROFUGUS MORTIS) will embark on a European headlining tour in March/April. Commented the band: "After so many years, we are finally making it overseas for our debut European tour in support of [our new album] 'Firefight'. We cannot wait to see all the places, perform for the fans, ...

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RIGOR MORTIS To Enter Studio Next Month

Texas thrash metal veterans RIGOR MORTIS will enter the studio next month to record their first new tracks in 20 years. The band will lay down two new songs between March 6 and March 8 with longtime friend and producer Kerry Crafton (who previously worked with the group on 1991's "Vs. The Earth") and will ...

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BLACKGUARD: 'Firefight' Teaser Clip Available

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based sympho/black/folk/power metallers BLACKGUARD (formerly PROFUGUS MORTIS) will release their sophomore album, "Firefight", on March 29 via Victory Records. The cover artwork for the CD can be seen below. Also available is a one-and-a-half-minute teaser clip for the album. "This is going to be our most dynamic release to date," said vocalist Paul ...

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BELPHEGOR: 'Blood Magick Necromance' First-Week Chart Positions

"Blood Magick Necromance", the ninth full-length album from Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR, has registered the following first-week chart positions in Europe: Austria: #39 Germany: #97 The CD was released on January 14 in Europe and will be made available on February 8 in the U.S. via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced ...

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BELPHEGOR: Title Track Of New Album Available For Streaming

"Blood Magick Necromance", the title track of the ninth full-length album from Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR, can be streamed in the Soundcloud player below. The CD was released on January 14 in Europe and will be made available on February 8 in the U.S. via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced by ...

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POWERWOLF Confirmed For Germany's ROCKHARZ Festival

Multinational metalheads POWERWOLF have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Rockharz Open Air festival, set to take place July 7-9, 2011 at Airport Ballenstedt in Harz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS CALIBAN EMIL BULLS END OF GREEN FEUERSCHWANZ FREI.WILD GRAND MAGUS HACKNEYED HAIL OF BULLETS ...

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BLACKGUARD: New Album Title, Cover Artwork, Release Date Revealed

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based sympho/black/folk/power metallers BLACKGUARD (formerly PROFUGUS MORTIS) have set "Firefight" as the title of their sophomore album, due on March 29 via Victory Records. The cover artwork for the CD can be seen below. "This is going to be our most dynamic release to date," said vocalist Paul "Ablaze" Zinay. "We're going to ...

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VOMITORY: New Album Title Announced

Swedish death metallers VOMITORY have set "Opus Mortis VIII" as the title of their eighth full-length album, due in the spring via Metal Blade Records. The CD was recorded at Leon Music Studios outside Karlstad, Sweden with producer Rikard Löfgren. Comments the band: "On Sunday, December 19th, we completed the work on the eighth VOMITORY ...

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IN EXTREMO, INTERMENT, DEMONICAL, SWASHBUCKLE, ENGEL Confirmed For SUMMER BREEZE

IN EXTREMO, INTERMENT, DEMONICAL, SWASHBUCKLE, ENGEL and NEAERA have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 18-20, 2011 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 9MM ASSI ROCK'N'ROLL A PALE HORSE NAMED DEATH ARCH ENEMY BOLT THROWER CALIBAN CORVUS ...

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SEPULTURA Confirmed For Germany's ROCKHARZ Festival

Brazilian/American thrashers SEPULTURA have been confirmed for the 2011 edition of the Rockharz Open Air festival, set to take place July 7-9 at Airport Ballenstedt in Harz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS CALIBAN EMIL BULLS END OF GREEN FEUERSCHWANZ FREI.WILD GRAND MAGUS HACKNEYED HAIL OF BULLETS HAMMERFALL ...

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TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED, CRIMINAL, IMPERIUM DEKADENZ Confirmed For SUMMER BREEZE

TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED, CRIMINAL, SMOKE BLOW, FACEBREAKER, DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT and IMPERIUM DEKADENZ have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 18-20, 2011 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 9MM ASSI ROCK'N'ROLL A PALE HORSE NAMED DEATH ...

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