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NOTHNEGAL To Release New EP In July

Maldivian melodic heavy metal band NOTHNEGAL will release its new self-titled EP on July 9 via Season Of Mist. The effort was recorded at Vakaruge Studios in the Maldives with producer Shamheed, with additional production by Matt Hyde (SLIPKNOT, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, AS I LAY DYING) and Paul Reeve (MUSE). "Nothnegal" will consist of ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO: New Solo Track Available For Streaming

Philip Anselmo, legendary frontman of PANTERA and DOWN, will release his career-first solo album, "Walk Through Exits Only", on July 16 via his own Housecore Records (MRI/Megaforce). "Walk Through Exits Only" will be available digitally, on CD and on vinyl. Produced by Anselmo and Michael Thompson, and recorded over the past couple of years at ...

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THANATOS Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced the signing of Dutch metal veterans THANATOS. THANATOS is not only the Greek God of Death, but one of the oldest (if not the oldest) and longest-running extreme metal bands from the Netherlands. Founded in 1984, THANATOS has released numerous highly acclaimed albums during their career. Be it the infamous ...

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The Moles of a Dying Race - BLUE ASIDE

BLUE ASIDE's introductory EP from 2010, "The Orange Tree", showed promising musical glimpses from a band as creatively indebted to BLACK SABBATH as PINK FLOYD, but possessed of enough common sense to combine the two into novel shapes, the better to erect imposing monuments of mesmerizing space doom. Now, the Boston-based trio has delivered an ...

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POSSESSED To Debut New Material During European Tour

California death metal pioneers will kick off their "European Seance" tour on April 19 at the Keep It True festival in in Lauda-Koenigshofen, Germany. The band will perform the first new POSSESSED material in 20 years, as well as classics from the "Seven Churches", "Beyond The Gates" and "Eyes Of Horror" releases. POSSESSED 2013 is: ...

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TOXIC HOLOCAUST: 'Agony of the Damned' Lyric Video Released

Portland's favorite punk/metal delinquents TOXIC HOLOCAUST have unleashed a lyric video for "Agony Of The Damned". Initially featured on the band's 2011 "Conjure And Command" full-length, the song makes an "updated" appearance on the "From The Ashes Of Nuclear Destruction" compilation, set for release via Relapse Records next month. Elaborates band mastermind Joel Grind: "This ...

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Oddfellows - TOMAHAWK

You had to wonder where TOMAHAWK was going to tread next after a two album succession of eccentricities, "Mit Gas" and their assemblage of historic Native American chants through metal and industrial scramblers, "Anonymous". Not so much gambits as simply playing true to what interested the group at the time of their recordings, it stood ...

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The Almighty Propagator of Doom and Despair - PTAHIL

Based on the available evidence, one would think that the two musicians behind Fort Wayne, Indiana's PTAHIL make their permanent residence in the city sewers, merely braving the surface air and starry night when the time is ripe to dump their latest extreme metal discharge on the ol' record company's front stoop - in a ...

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Putrid Death Sorcery - NECROWRETCH

Though God knows the deafening racket emanating from neighboring countries should have been enough to destabilize every cr?me br?l?e and souffl? in sight, but France oddly contributed next to nothing to death metal's first golden era. Heck, with the notable exception of MASSACRA (maybe AGRESSOR, too) the French essentially sat out the style's brisk advance ...

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CHAKAL: 'Destroy! Destroy! Destroy!' Teaser Clip Posted Online

Reactivated cult late '80s/early '90s Brazilian thrash metal band CHAKAL is putting the finishing touches on its sixth studio album, "Destroy! Destroy! Destroy!", for release later in the year. The CD will feature 10 tracks, including one instrumental piece; "Possessed Landscape (The Island Of The Dead)", which was released as a single and video in ...

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Brazil's CHAKAL Working On New Album

According to Mondo Metal, reactivated cult late '80s/early '90s Brazilian thrash metal band CHAKAL is putting the finishing touches on its sixth studio album, "Destroy! Destroy! Destroy!", for release later in the year. The CD will feature 10 tracks, including one instrumental piece; "Possessed Landscape (The Island Of The Dead)", which was released ...

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TOXIC HOLOCAUST To Unleash 'From The Ashes Of Nuclear Destruction' Collection

Portland punk/metal derelicts TOXIC HOLOCAUST will unleash "From The Ashes Of Nuclear Destruction" this spring. The mammoth 22-track anthology collects over a decade's worth of TOXIC HOLOCAUST rarities into one raging compilation. Amassing the band's many contributions to various comps and vinyl-only splits with the likes of MUNICIPAL WASTE, MIDNIGHT and others, together with demo ...

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PETER STEELE Biography Due In October

Jeff Wagner ("Mean Deviation: Four Decades Of Progressive Heavy Metal" book, former Metal Maniacs editor) is currently assembling his next book, "Soul On Fire - The Life And Music Of Peter Steele". The book will be, in Wagner's words, "a thorough telling of Peter's life, from his "diaper days" to his death. It will not ...

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PETER STEELE: Authorized Biography In The Works

The authorized biography of late CARNIVORE and TYPE O NEGATIVE frontman Peter Steele called "Soul On Fire" is in motion. Written by renowned metal journalist Jeff Wagner ("Mean Deviation: Four Decades Of Progressive Heavy Metal"), the book will be "a comprehensive investigation of [Peter's] life and music, supported by those who knew him best, written ...

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'Bonded By Baloff: A Decade Of Remembrance': New 15-Minute Video Report Posted Online

Reality Check TV has uploaded a 15-minute video report on "Bonded By Baloff: A Decade Of Remembrance", a special concert which marked the 10-year anniversary of former EXODUS singer Paul Baloff's passing. The event took place February 4, 2012 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California and featured performances by EXODUS, POSSESSED, FORBIDDEN and ...

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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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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS: New Video Interview With BRITTANY PAIGE

Underkill TV conducted an interview with vocalist Brittany Paige of Calgary, Alberta, Canada-based metallers KOBRA AND THE LOTUS at the Hard Rock Hell festival, which took place between November 29, 2012 and December 3, 2012 at Hafan-y-Mor Holiday Camp in North Wales, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. KOBRA AND THE LOTUS ...

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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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On The Road With KOBRA AND THE LOTUS (Video)

A four-minute behind-the-scenes look at KOBRA AND THE LOTUS' fall 2012 tour across Europe supporting STEEL PANTHER; U.K. tour supporting BUCKCHERRY, and Canada/U.S. dates supporting SONATA ARCTICA can be seen below. KOBRA AND THE LOTUS recently released a video for "50 Shades Of Evil", the second single from the their current self-titled album, released in ...

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Koi No Yokan - DEFTONES

On their previous album, "Diamond Eyes", the DEFTONES turned more than a few heads for reinventing a few of their crunky wheels. Dynamics were a large part of that album's success, making it one of the DEFTONES' most crucial releases along with "White Pony" and "Around the Fur". This year, they come back, not with ...

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