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DAMNATION PLAN: New Song Available For Streaming

Finnish metallers DAMNATION PLAN will release their new album, "The Wakening", on March 12 via Coroner Records. The CD, which was mixed and masterered by Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH, NIGHTINGALE) at Unisound studios in Örebro, Sweden, combines clean and theatrical vocals (courtesy of Asim Searah, formerly of KIUAS) and harsh vocals (Tommy Tuovinen ...

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AVULSED Preparing To Enter Studio

Spanish death metal veterans AVULSED enter the studio next week to begin recording their long-awaited sixth full-length album, "Ritual Zombi". A conceptual effort dealing with zombies, the CD will contain nine new songs, including three instrumentals, plus a cover version of the DEATH classic "Zombie Ritual". The first AVULSED album to feature new drummer Osckar ...

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SOILWORK Frontman On 'Attitude Inked' (Video)

Attitude Clothing has released episode 1 of "Attitude Inked", a new online tattoo series that sees metal moguls being interviewed whilst under the needle at one of London, England's premiere tattoo studios, The Circle. Episode 1 features Björn "Speed" Strid, lead singer of Swedish powerhouse SOILWORK, having an anchor tattooed on his leg in reference ...

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SOILWORK: 'Rise Above The Sentiment' Video Released

"Rise Above The Sentiment", the new video from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's ninth studio album and first dual-disc release, "The Living Infinite", which will be unleashed on February 27 in Asia (via license to Marquee Records), in Europe on March 1, and in North America on ...

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SOILWORK: First 'The Living Infinite' Trailer Released

The first trailer for "The Living Infinite", the ninth studio album and first dual-disc release from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, can be seen below. Check out what singer Björn "Speed" Strid has to say about the idea of a double album, the songwriting process and working with new guitarist David Andersson for the first time. "The ...

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MEMORY GARDEN Completes Work On New Album

Swedish epic doom metallers MEMORY GARDEN have completed work on their fifth album, "Doomain", for an April 15 European release via Metal Blade Records. The CD was recorded at Annoying Sound Factory and SolnaSound Recording by the bandmembers themselves, with a little engineering assistance from Mike Wead (KING DIAMOND) during the lead guitar sessions. The ...

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SOILWORK Discusses New Album In Video Interview

LoudTV.net recently conducted an interview with Swedish metallers SOILWORK. You can now watch the chat below. SOILWORK's ninth studio album and first dual-disc release, "The Living Infinite", will be unleashed on February 27 in Asia (via license to Marquee Records), in Europe on March 1, and in North America on March 5 through ...

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OCTOBER TIDE: New Album Title, Cover Artwork Revealed

Swedish melodic gloom lords OCTOBER TIDE have set "Tunnel Of No Light" as the title of their fourth album, due later in the year via Pulverised Records. The CD was recorded at Black Lounge Studio (SCAR SYMMETRY, CARNAL FORGE, IN MOURNING, CENTINEX) in Avesta, Sweden with producer Jonas Kjellgren. "Tunnel Of No Light" track listing: ...

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SOILWORK: New Video Interview Posted Online

Anna Dave Bertram of Sweden's Access: Rock recently conducted an interview with Swedish metallers SOILWORK. You can now watch the chat below. SOILWORK's ninth studio album and first dual-disc release, "The Living Infinite", will be unleashed on February 27 in Asia (via license to Marquee Records), in Europe on March 1, and in North America ...

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SUBTERRANEAN MASQUERADE To Release New EP

Israeli/American outfit SUBTERRANEAN MASQUERADE, which features in its ranks Paul Kuhr of NOVEMBERS DOOM on vocals, has set "Home" as the title of its new EP, to be released in March. Eight years after the release of SUBTERRANEAN MASQUERADE's acclaimed album "Suspended Animation Dreams", "Home" features two tracks: the new title cut and a cover ...

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MYGRAIN To Release 'Planetary Breathing' In April

Finnish melodic death metallers MYGRAIN will release their fourth album, "Planetary Breathing", on April 26 via Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded during August and September at Sound Supreme studio with Janne Saksa, who previously worked with the band on their first two albums. The mixing and mastering was again handled by Dan Swanö (EDGE ...

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HAIL OF BULLETS To Enter Studio Next Month

HAIL OF BULLETS, the Dutch death metal band featuring GOREFEST drummer Ed Warby, THANATOS guitarists Stephan Gebédi and Paul Baayens, vocalist Martin Van Drunen (HAIL OF BULLETS, PESTILENCE, ASPHYX) and former HOUWITSER bass player Theo van Eekelen, will enter the studio next month with Swedish producer/multi-instrumentalist Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH, NIGHTINGALE) to begin ...

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MASTER, MORGOTH, PESTILENCE Members Guest On MEGASCAVENGER Debut

After releasing his "Songs Of Flesh (Part I)" seven-inch EP in early 2012, inexhaustible Swedish maniac Rogga Johansson (PAGANIZER, RIBSPREADER, DEMIURG, THE GROTESQUERY, BONE GNAWER, REVOLTING) strikes back with the debut album of his most recent project: MEGASCAVENGER. Out now via Selfmadegod Records, "Descent Of Yuggoth" consists of nine Swedish-style death metal songs that will ...

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SOILWORK: 'The Living Infinite' Disc 2 Track-By-Track Commentary

"The Living Infinite", the ninth studio album and first dual-disc release from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, will be unleashed on February 27 in Asia (via license to Marquee Records), in Europe on March 1, and in North America on March 5 through Nuclear Blast Records. Produced by Jens Bogren (OPETH, AMON AMARTH, BLOODBATH), the CD features ...

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KATATONIA To Make 'Big Tour Announcement' This Week

Swedish dark rockers KATATONIA have posted the following message on their official Facebook page: "Big tour announcement coming this week... Where? North America! When? This spring! With whom? Check back in this week and you'll find out!" Frequent KATATONIA tourmates and longtime friends OPETH are scheduled to make a North American tour announcement shortly as ...

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SOILWORK: 'The Living Infinite' Disc 1 Track-By-Track Commentary

"The Living Infinite", the ninth studio album and first dual-disc release from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, will be unleashed on February 27 in Asia (via license to Marquee Records), in Europe on March 1, and in North America on March 5 through Nuclear Blast Records. Produced by Jens Bogren (OPETH, AMON AMARTH, BLOODBATH), the CD features ...

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DEW-SCENTED Working On 'Very Special Release' For Next Year

German thrashers DEW-SCENTED have commenced work on "a bunch of new songs" for "a very special release" which will see the light of day next year. The band states: "The material's flow is awesome and we feel it's headed well into the right direction we explored on 'Icarus' and taking things a notch further. We ...

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CRYPTOPSY's 'Phobophile' Gets LEGO Treatment

New video footage of Canadian extreme metallers CRYPTOPSY performing the song "Phobophile" has surfaced. The somewhat unconventional music video depicts the band from its original "None So Vile" album lineup in LEGO form and combines "live" stage footage intertwined with a grindhouse horror serial-killer storyline. Balancing an unsettling mix of comedy and gore, the plastic ...

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KATATONIA: New Video Interview Posted Online

O2 Academy recently conducted an interview with Swedish dark rockers KATATONIA. You can now watch the chat below. KATATONIA's ninth album, "Dead End Kings", sold 3,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 138 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD landed at position No. 4 ...

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DAMNATION PLAN Signs With CORONER RECORDS

Finnish progressive melodic death metallers DAMNATION PLAN have inked a deal with Coroner Records. The band's new album, "The Wakening", will be released in March. The CD was mixed and masterered by Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, NIGHTINGALE, BLOODBATH) at Unisound Studio in Örebro, Sweden. According to a press release, "The Wakening" "combines clean and ...

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SOILWORK: New Song Available For Streaming

"Spectrum Of Eternity", a brand new song from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track, which was premiered earlier tonight (Monday, December 17) on the on the Stockholm, Sweden-based radio station Bandit Rock, comes off the band's ninth studio album and first dual-disc release, "The Living Infinite", which will ...

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SYLOSIS: New Tour Webisode Available

U.K.-based modern thrash heroes SYLOSIS are currently on a tour of the United States with LAMB OF GOD, along with Swedish titans IN FLAMES and HELLYEAH. Part 5 of SYLOSIS' video tour blog can be seen below. SYLOSIS' latest album, "Monolith", was recorded with Romesh Dodangoda in Wales at Monnow Valley Studio and was mastered ...

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TOURNIQUET: Drum-Cam Footage From 'Antiseptic Bloodbath' Recording Sessions

Video footage of Ted Kirkpatrick of Christian metallers TOURNIQUET laying down the drums for the song "Chart Of The Elements" during the recording sessions for the band's new album, "Antiseptic Bloodbath", can be seen below. "Antiseptic Bloodbath" was released earlier this year via Pathogenic Records. The CD features guest guitar solos by Marty Friedman (ex-MEGADETH), ...

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KATATONIA Frontman Interviewed In London (Video)

MetalRecusants.com conducted an interview with vocalist Jonas Renkse of Swedish dark rockers KATATONIA on December 10 at O2 Academy Islington in London, England during the band's "Dead Ends Of Europe 2012" tour. You can now watch the chat below. KATATONIA's ninth album, "Dead End Kings", sold 3,200 copies in the United States in its first ...

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SUICIDAL ANGELS Announces New Guitarist

Greek thrashers SUICIDAL ANGELS have announced the addition of guitarist Chris Tsitsis to the group's ranks. Chris replaces Panos Spanos, which left the band in October. Commented SUICIDAL ANGELS: "Today is a big day for SUICIDAL ANGELS. It's the day we welcome a new family member, our new guitar hero, Chris! "The last couple of ...

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