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ENSIFERUM: New Song 'Heathen Horde' Available For Streaming

Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM will release their new album, "One Man Army", on February 24, 2015 (one day earlier internationally) via Metal Blade Records. The CD was recorded between September and November at Astia Studio in Lappeenranta in Finland with producer Anssi Kippo. "One Man Army" digipack track listing (with 20-page bound digibook): Disc 1 ...

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ENSIFERUM: 'One Man Army' Video Released

Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM will release their new album, "One Man Army", on February 24, 2015 (one day earlier internationally) via Metal Blade Records. The CD was recorded between September and November at Astia Studio in Lappeenranta in Finland with producer Anssi Kippo. "One Man Army" digipack track listing (with 20-page bound digibook): Disc 1 ...

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KREATOR Guitarist SAMI YLI-SIRNIÖ's BARREN EARTH Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced the signing of BARREN EARTH, the Finland-based progressive death metal outfit featuring guitarist Sami Yli-Sirniö (KREATOR, WALTARI). The group recently finished recording its third studio album for an early 2015 release. Combining elements of modern and traditional death metal with '70s progressive rock and folk, BARREN EARTH, now reinforced by ...

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ENSIFERUM: 'One Man Army' Album Cover Artwork Unveiled

Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM will release their new album, "One Man Army", on February 24, 2015 (one day earlier internationally) via Metal Blade Records. The CD was recorded between September and November at Astia Studio in Lappeenranta in Finland with producer Anssi Kippo. Says ENSIFERUM bassist/vocalist Sami Hinkka: "Recording process was long, hard, rewarding and ...

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For the Journey - THRESHOLD

"…but this you know that the journey is good". This proclamation found in the liner notes of THRESHOLD's latest album "For the Journey" is telling where this band is and where they've come from. A journey these guys have been on, and for them to take an upbeat stance following the death of longtime vocalist ...

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ENGEL: 'Salvation' Video Released

"Salvation", the new video from Swedish metallers ENGEL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's fourth album, "Raven Kings", which will be released on November 28 via Gain Music Entertainment. The CD was produced by the band's founders Marcus Sunesson and Niclas Engelin (also of IN FLAMES) and was mixed by ...

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THE CROWN: New Rehearsal Footage Posted Online

Video footage of reactivated Swedish death/thrash metallers THE CROWN rehearsing on November 15 at N3 in Trollhättan, Sweden can be seen below. THE CROWN's new studio album, "Death Is Not Dead", will be released on January 12, 2015. The CD's cover artwork was created by Björn Gosses of Killustrations and can be seen below. Says ...

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ENSIFERUM To Release 'One Man Army' In February

Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM have completed work on their new album, "One Man Army", for a February 24, 2015 release (one day earlier internationally) via Metal Blade Records. The CD was recorded over the course of the last few weeks at Astia Studio in Lappeenranta in Finland with producer Anssi Kippo. Next week, ENSIFERUM will ...

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THE CROWN: 'Headhunter' Video Released

"Headhunter", the new video from reactivated Swedish death/thrash metallers THE CROWN, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new studio album, "Death Is Not Dead", which will be released on January 12, 2015. The CD's cover artwork was created by Björn Gosses of Killustrations and can be seen below. Says the ...

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ENSIFERUM Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM have been locked away for three weeks in Astia Studio in Lappeenranta, Finland with producer Anssi Kippo. Drums, bass, and most of the guitar parts for the band's next CD have been recorded. At the end of last week, guest musician Timo Väänänen tracked some takes with his kantele, and over ...

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THE CROWN To Release 'Death Is Not Dead' Album In January

Reactivated Swedish death/thrash metallers THE CROWN will celebrate their 25th anniversary with the release of a new studio album, "Death Is Not Dead". The CD's cover artwork was created by Björn Gosses of Killustrations and can be seen below. Says the band: "So, what's new in THE CROWN camp? Well, in just a few months ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM's JANNE WIRMAN Speaks To 'The Metalheadz' (Audio)

"The Metalheadz" conducted an interview with keyboardist Janne Wirman of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which is being held August 7-10 at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom. You can now listen to the chat below. CHILDREN OF BODOM will support San Francisco Bay ...

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ENSIFERUM To Record New Album In The Fall

Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM have spent the summer of 2014 on tour in Europe, and will also perform in Japan this winter. In the midst of bringing its melodic folk-infused attack to stages worldwide, the band has been crafting songs for its sixth studio album (their Metal Blade debut), and the writing process is nearing ...

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Kids' World - BLITZKRIEG BABY

One would expect a music entity called BLITZKRIEG BABY to be a fun punk romp in the vein of the RAMONES, but abandon hope now. One look at the frightening cover photo of the "Kids' World" EP pulls a dank shade over that prospect. Instead, BLITZKRIEG BABY throws recent high school, college and mall shoot-ups ...

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WHITECHAPEL's ALEX WADE Talks Gear, 'Our Endless War' Album (Video)

DiMarzio, Inc., the Staten Island, New York-based company that manufactures magnetic pickups for electric guitars, has posted a four-and-a-half-minute video clip of guitarist Alex Wade of Knoxville, Tennessee death metallers WHITECHAPEL talking about his DiMarzio D Activator 7 pickups, his signature ESP guitar, and the new WHITECHAPEL album, "Our Endless War". Check it out below. ...

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WHITECHAPEL: 'Our Endless War' Video Released

The official video for "Our Endless War", the title track of the fifth full-length album from Knoxville, Tennessee metallers WHITECHAPEL, can be seen below. The clip features livee performance footage directed by Naughty Mantis. "Our Endless War" was issued on April 29 via Metal Blade. The CD sold around 16,000 copies in the United States ...

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