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ENSLAVED Explains 'Utgard' Album Title

Norway's avantgarde metal heroes ENSLAVED will release their new album, "Utgard", in the fall via Nuclear Blast. The band commented: "'Utgard' bears countless meanings to us; an image, metaphor, an esoteric 'location', a word on its own, etc. — on different levels and layers. From Norse mythology we know it as a landscape were the ...

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Me And That Man - ME AND THAT MAN

When BEHEMOTH driving force Nergal released the first ME AND THAT MAN album, "Songs Of Love And Death", back in 2017, it was a project — a collaboration, in fact, with folk musician John Porter — that instantly made complete sense to large swathes of the underground metal world. If you dug Nick Cave, WOVENHAND ...

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The Eternal Resonance - SWEVEN

If you blinked, you probably missed it, but the rise and fall of MORBUS CHRON remains one of the most intriguing things to happen in the death metal underground in recent times. Frontman Robert Andersson evidently felt that the Swedes' final album, "Sweven", marked a natural period point in his creative story, and it's a ...

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BABYMETAL: Trailer For 'Live At The Forum' DVD And Blu-Ray

A trailer for BABYMETAL's upcoming DVD and Blu-ray, "Live At The Forum", is available below. Due on May 13, the effort was filmed at the Japanese pop-metal band's October 2019 first-ever arena concert in the U.S. at the The Forum in Los Angeles. The concert was Su-metal and Moametal's second headlining arena concert outside of ...

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Video Premiere: OZZY OSBOURNE's 'Ordinary Man'

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Ozzy Osbourne has released the official music video for "Ordinary Man", the title track of his new album. In the clip, directed by Stephen Lee Carr and produced by Sharon Osbourne, Jack Osbourne, Peter Glowski, R. Greg Johnston and Stephen Lee Carr, Ozzy ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Teases 'Ordinary Man' Music Video

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Ozzy Osbourne will release the official music video for "Ordinary Man", the title track of his new album, on Tuesday, March 10. A teaser clip can be seen below. Marking his first new solo music in almost 10 years, "Ordinary Man" was preceded ...

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WARBRINGER To Release 'Weapons Of Tomorrow' Album In April

Thrash metal force WARBRINGER will release its new album, titled "Weapons Of Tomorrow", on April 24 via Napalm Records. With this release, the SoCal five-piece has not only proven a true mastery of its craft, but has spurred the forward shift of an entire genre — transporting thrash metal into a brand-new era. Building upon ...

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F8 - FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH

Nothing engenders vitriol and scorn quite like success. By this point, everybody has pretty much decided whether they like FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH or not. One of the virtues of having such a recognizable sound is that there isn't much scope for sitting on the fence here: whether you regard the Las Vegas arena regulars ...

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DEATHSTARS: New Album Pushed Back To The Fall

Swedish industrial rockers DEATHSTARS have postponed their European tour. After a four-year live absence, the death-glam sensations returned to the stage last summer, playing some of the world's biggest festivals, and now they plan to come back with their European tour in the fall. Due to delays with their upcoming album recording process, the band ...

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THE PRETTY RECKLESS Announces May 2020 U.S. Tour

Making a much-anticipated return, THE PRETTY RECKLESS will launch a 2020 headline tour this spring. It marks the band's first run of shows since 2017. As such, they've pulled out all of the stops to ensure a special connection and fortify their growing connection to fans nationwide. Beginning May 5, the group canvases North America, ...

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Emerald Seas - SEVEN SPIRES

There is no mistaking precocious talent. When SEVEN SPIRES released their debut album "Solveig" in 2017, it may not have set the world alight, but it clearly heralded the arrival of a uniquely exuberant and inventive new force in the increasingly interchangeable worlds of power, symphonic and traditional metal. Fronted by the absurdly versatile and ...

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Listen To New MACHINE HEAD Song 'Circle The Drain'

MACHINE HEAD has just released a new standalone single called "Circle The Drain". The track, which features guest drumming by Navene Koperweis (ENTHEOS, WHITECHAPEL, ANIMALS AS LEADERS, ANIMOSITY), can be streamed below. The song was once again produced by guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn and co-produced by Zach Ohren (ALL SHALL PERISH, SUICIDE SILENCE) at Sharkbite Studios ...

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STITCHED UP HEART Releases Lyric Video For New Song 'Straitjacket'

STITCHED UP HEART has released the official lyric video for a new song called "Straitjacket". The track is taken from the band's forthcoming full-length album "Darkness", due out March 13 via Another Century. "'Straitjacket' is an anti-love story about a messy love life and a masochistic heart," states STITCHED UP HEART frontwoman Alecia "Mixi" Demner. ...

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New MACHINE HEAD Song 'Circle The Drain' To Arrive This Friday

The second in a series of videos documenting the making of the new MACHINE HEAD song called "Circle The Drain" can be seen below. The full track will be released as a standalone single this coming Friday, February 14. A YouTube description of the clip reads as follows: "Jared [MacEachern, bass] and Robb [Flynn, guitar/vocals] ...

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Video Premiere: BURNING WITCHES' 'Dance With The Devil'

Swiss heavy metal band BURNING WITCHES has released the official music video for the title track of its third studio album, "Dance With The Devil". Due on March 6 via Nuclear Blast, "Dance With The Devil" was recorded at Little Creek Studio and produced once again by V.O. Pulver and German thrash titan Schmier (DESTRUCTION). ...

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MY DYING BRIDE: Lyric Video For New Song 'Tired Of Tears'

The official lyric video for the song "Tired Of Tears" from British doom metal veterans MY DYING BRIDE can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming studio album, "The Ghost Of Orion", which will be released on March 6 via Nuclear Blast. Frontman Aaron Stainthorpe states: "The track touches upon the ...

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THE USED Releases New Song 'Paradise Lost, A Poem By John Milton'

"Paradise Lost, A Poem By John Milton", a new song from THE USED, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's forthcoming eighth full-length album, "Heartwork", due on April 24 via producer John Feldmann's Big Noise label. "Heartwork" features guest appearances by FEVER 333's Jason Aalon Butler, BEARTOOTH frontman Caleb Shomo, and ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH: 'Living The Dream' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Living The Dream", a brand new song from FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's eighth album, "F8", due on February 28 via Better Noise Music. The LP will be available in the following formats: CD, digital download, mastered for iTunes download, ...

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MACHINE HEAD To Release New Standalone Single In February

Robb Flynn has confirmed to "Robb's MetalWorks" that MACHINE HEAD will release another new standalone song in February. The track will follow "Do Or Die", which came out last October and was described by some fans and media outlets as a "diss" track aimed at MACHINE HEAD's detractors, in particular those who have been critical ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH: 'Full Circle' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Full Circle", a brand new song from FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's eighth album, "F8", due on February 28 via Better Noise Music. The LP will be available in the following formats: CD, digital download, mastered for iTunes download, double ...

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