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RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER To Release 'Ghostmaker' In June

Candlelight Records has set a June 19 North American release date for "Ghostmaker", the third album from the Philadelphia quartet RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER. Produced by the band, the CD reunites the band with noted gore artist Mike Hrubovcak (SINISTER, HATE ETERNAL, CATTLE DECAPITATION). Commented RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER vocalist/bassist Shawn Riley: "'Ghostmaker' represents everything we have worked towards ...

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GORY BLISTER: 'H.I.V.' Video Released

"H.I.V." (Heretic Infected Voracious), the new video from Italian technical death metallers GORY BLISTER, can be seen below. The clip was directed and filmed by Positivecrew (Francesco Faicchia and Massimo Graglia). The song, which describes the human race as a "cancer on the planet that houses it," comes off the band's long-awaited new album, "Earth-Sick", ...

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GORY BLISTER: 'Earth-Sick' Track Listing Revealed

Italian technical death metallers GORY BLISTER will release their long-awaited new album, "Earth-Sick", on April 23 via Bakerteam Records. The follow-up to 2009's "Graveyard Of Angels" contains ten brand-new technical and brutal death metal tracks in the signature style that has always identified the band over the past 20 years. The CD also features NILE ...

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GRAVEYARD Wins Swedish 'Best Hard Rock/Metal' GRAMMIS Award

GRAVEYARD was honored with the "Best Hard Rock/Metal" award at the Swedish "Grammis" gala, which was held last night (Tuesday, February 14) at Kungliga Operan in Stockholm. The nominees in the "Best Hard Rock/Metal" category were as follows: * GRAVEYARD - "Hisingen Blues" * HAMMERFALL - "Infected" * IN FLAMES - "Sounds Of A Playground ...

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GORY BLISTER: New Album Cover Unveiled

Italian technical death metallers GORY BLISTER will release their long-awaited new album, "Earth-Sick", on April 23 via Bakerteam Records. The follow-up to 2009's "Graveyard Of Angels" contains ten brand-new technical and brutal death metal tracks in the signature style that has always identified the band over the past 20 years. The CD also features NILE ...

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FRANTIC AMBER: Performance Footage From 'P3 Guld'

Video footage of the Stockholm, Sweden-based "melodeath" metal band FRANTIC AMBER performing the song "Doomed To Walk This Earth" at "P3 Guld" — Swedish radio station P3's annual music awards ceremony — on January 21 at Lisebergshallen in Gothenburg, Sweden can be seen below. FRANTIC AMBER recently recruited a new drummer — and its first ...

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PHARAOH: New Song Available For Streaming

PHARAOH, the American heavy metal band featuring vocalist Tim Aymar (CONTROL DENIED), has inked a deal with Cruz Del Sur Music for the release of three albums. The first effort, "Bury The Light", will contain 10 new songs for a total running time of 48 minutes, and will be made available on February 24 in ...

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KING GIANT: 'Appomattox' Video Released

"Appomattox", the new video from the Appalachian doom/rock outfit KING GIANT, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's sophomore LP, "Dismal Hollow", which will be released worldwide on Tuesday, January 31 via digipak CD, deluxe digital download and 180-gram gatefold LP available in two color schemes — swamp green with bone swirl, ...

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PHARAOH: 'Bury The Light' Album Details Revealed

PHARAOH, the American heavy metal band featuring vocalist Tim Aymar (CONTROL DENIED), has inked a deal with Cruz Del Sur Music for the release of three albums. The first effort, "Bury The Light", will contain 10 new songs for a total running time of 48 minutes, and will be made available on February 24 in ...

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FRANTIC AMBER To Perform At Sweden's 'P3 Guld' Awards

Stockholm, Sweden-based "melodeath" metal band FRANTIC AMBER will perform at "P3 Guld" — Swedish radio station P3's annual music awards ceremony — on January 21 at Lisebergshallen in Gothenburg, Sweden. Commented FRANTIC AMBER guitarist and founder Mary Säfstrand: "We really couldn't believe it when they called and asked us to play! It's a big honor ...

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ELECTRIC BOYS Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Reunited Swedish rockers ELECTRIC BOYS have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 6-9, 2012 in Slvesborg, Blekinge in southern Sweden. Around 70 bands will perform on the festival's five stages next summer. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLUE YSTER CULT BONAFIDE DANKO ...

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KREATOR, DARK TRANQUILLITY, GRAVEYARD Confirmed For CLOSE-UP BTEN

KREATOR, DARK TRANQUILLITY and GRAVEYARD have been confirmed for the first installment of next year's Close-Up Bten cruise, which will leave the Stockholm, Sweden port on March 8, 2012 for bo, Finland, and return the following day. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: KREATOR GRAVEYARD DARK TRANQUILLITY THE KRISTET UTSEENDE TORTURE DIVISION YERSINIA ...

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GIRLSCHOOL Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Veteran British female hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 6-9, 2012 in Slvesborg, Blekinge in southern Sweden. Around 70 bands will perform on the festival's five stages next summer. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLUE YSTER CULT BONAFIDE ...

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VIRGIN STEELE: 'Age Of Consent' Reissue Due In November

SPV/Steamhammer will re-release VIRGIN STEELE's "Age Of Consent" album in November. This 2CD digipak reissue comes with bonus tracks, five of them previously unreleased, and a massive booklet with new liner notes and previously unseen photos. It will also be made available in vinyl for the first time since 1988. Release dates: Germany: November 25 ...

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GRAVEYARD To Support MOTRHEAD In Germany

Gothenburg, Sweden-based psychedelic doom rock band GRAVEYARD will support MOTRHEAD on the German leg of their European tour in November. Commented GRAVEYARD: "This year is getting more and more unbelievable for us. As it if it wasn't enough that we got the chance to open for [IRON] MAIDEN in our hometown, now we're gonna go ...

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RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER Signs With CANDLELIGHT RECORDS

Candlelight Records has announced the worldwide signing of thrashers RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER. The Philadelphia-based band is already working on its new album, titled "Ghostmaker", expected for release early spring 2012. The four-piece tested some of their new material via a string of regional shows this past weekend and expect to tour in support of the album ...

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GORY BLISTER: New Album Title Revealed

Long-running Italian metallers GORY BLISTER have set "Earthsick" as the title of their fourth album. A trailer for the CD, including a preview of the song "Soul-Borne Maladies", which features a guest appearance by Karl Sanders of NILE on vocals, is available in the YouTube clip below. GORY BLISTER released its latest album, "Graveyard of ...

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STAIND, MASTODON, BLACK VEIL BRIDES Featured On 'Transformers: Dark Of The Moon' Soundtrack

On June 14, Warner Bros. Records will release the album to the hotly anticipated motion picture "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" the third film in the Oscar-nominated summer blockbuster "Transformers" series, which hits theaters nationwide on June 29. Released in Standard, iTunes Deluxe, and Game Stop configurations, the "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" album features ...

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GRAVEYARD's AXEL SJBERG Blogs For MODERN DRUMMER

What drummers in the music world have caught the ear of Axel Sjberg, the man behind the skins in Swedens classic rock band GRAVEYARD? Holding the honors are Michael Tegza and H.P. Lovecraft and Brann Dailor of MASTODON. Sjberg goes into detail about what he admires about these drummers on his Modern Drummer blog. Read ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: 'Lilith Immaculate' Video Released

"Lilith Immaculate", the new video from British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed by independent London, England-based director Ross Bolidai and delves ever further into the depths of the sordid and delightfully dark world of CRADLE OF FILTH. "Lilith Immaculate" comes off the band's latest album, "Darkly, Darkly, ...

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NILE's KARL SANDERS To Guest On New GORY BLISTER Album

Guitarist/vocalist Karl Sanders of South Carolina-based extreme technical death metallers NILE has recorded a guest vocal appearance on two songs on the forthcoming fourth album from long-running Italian metallers GORY BLISTER. Sanders will be heard on the tracks "The Serpent Verse" and "Soul-Borne Maladies". Commented Karl in a statement: "I had a blast working with ...

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SCAR SYMMETRY Taps ENGULFING RAGE Vocalist For 'Metallsvenskan' Performance (Video)

Swedish progressive melodic death metallers SCAR SYMMETRY performed at this year's edition of the annual metal soccer tournament "Metallsvenskan", which was held May 13-14, 2011 in rebro, Sweden. Also appearing at the event were BULLET, DOCTOR MIDNIGHT & THE MERCY CULT, D-A-D, GAMMA RAY, GRAVEYARD, SATOR, SODOM and TORTURE DIVISION, among others. Since vocalist Roberth ...

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