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BLACK CROWN INITIATE Signs With CENTURY MEDIA

Having released two critically hailed, fan-worshipped works of progressive death metal, 2014's "Wreckage Of Stars" and its 2016 follow-up "Selves We Cannot Forgive", BLACK CROWN INITIATE has found a new label home with Century Media. Formed in Reading, Pennsylvania in 2012, BLACK CROWN INITIATE has created a stir that's stretched far beyond the underground with ...

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GOROD: 'Bekhten's Curse' Video Released

"Bekhten's Curse", the new video from French technical metallers GOROD, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Aethra", which was released today (Friday, October 19) via Overpowered Records. The clip was produced by Disclosure Productions. Vocalist Julien Deyres says: "Out of all of the songs on the album, these ...

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GOROD To Release 'Aethra' Album In October

Following up on their critically acclaimed album "A Maze Of Recycled Creeds" and the thrashy EP "Kiss The Freak", French technical metallers GOROD will release their new album, "Aethra", on October 19 via Overpowered Records. The 10th release from GOROD was produced and recorded by GOROD guitarist/mastermind Mathieu Pascal in his own Bud Studio, mixed ...

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Watch AGNOSTIC FRONT Perform In Moscow

Fan-filmed video footage of AGNOSTIC FRONT's entire November 24 concert at Gorod in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. AGNOSTIC FRONT's eleventh album, "The American Dream Died", was released in 2015. The disc, which was produced by MADBALL singer Freddy Cricien and engineered, mixed and mastered by Paul Miner (H2O, TERROR), features guest appearances by ...

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HAVOK: 'Hang 'Em High' Lyric Video Released

U.S. thrashers HAVOK will release their new album, "Conformicide", on March 10 via Century Media Records. A lyric video for the song "Hang 'Em High" — created by Cloud Music Typography — can be seen below. Speaking about the message behind "Hang 'Em High" and the accompanying lyric video, HAVOK guitarist/vocalist David Sanchez said: "In ...

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ARKONA: 'Yav' Artwork And Track Listing Revealed

ARKONA returns after three long years and is finally ready to release its new album, "Yav". The Russian warriors revolving around the impressive frontwoman Masha "Scream" Arkhipova have perfected their unique style. Like never before, the band interweaves brutal metal riffs, pounding drums and folk melodies, the latter played mostly on authentic and medieval instruments. ...

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GOROD Parts Ways With Drummer

French progressive technical death metallers GOROD have parted ways with drummer Samuel Santiago. The band states: "The reasons for this split up only concern Samuel and GOROD. No others statements will be made about this. "The few gigs booked for the end of the year are confirmed and will be done with a temporary drummer. ...

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THE KENNEDY VEIL Preparing To Enter Studio

Sacramento, California's modern death metal juggernauts THE KENNEDY VEIL will enter NB Recording in Santa Rosa, California in June with producer/engineer Nick Botelho (ENIMUS, DEADLY REMAINS, HATCHET) to begin recording their debut full-length, "Trinity Of Falsehood", for a late 2013 release via Unique Leader Records. Comments drummer Gabe Seeber: "*FINALLY! We're so excited to get ...

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GOROD: 'Elements And Spirit' Video Released

"Elements And Spirit", the new video from French progressive technical death metallers GOROD, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's fourth full-length album, "A Perfect Absolution", which was released in the U.S. on May 8 via Unique Leader Records (March in Europe through Listenable Records). The CD was mixed by producer Frédéric ...

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GOROD: 'The Axe Of God' Video Released

"The Axe Of God", the new video from French progressive technical death metallers GOROD, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's fourth full-length album, "A Perfect Absolution", which will be released in the U.S. on May 8 via Unique Leader Records (March in Europe through Listenable Records). The CD was mixed by ...

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SPAWN OF POSSESSION: 'Incurso' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Incurso", the third full-length album from Swedish tech-death assassins SPAWN OF POSSESSION, sold around 700 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD debuted at position No. 63 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who ...

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SPAWN OF POSSESSION: 'Servitude Of Souls' Lyric Video Released

"Servitude Of Souls", the new lyric video from Swedish tech-death assassins SPAWN OF POSSESSION, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's third full-length album, "Incurso", which will be released in North America on March 13 via Relapse Records. The CD, which will contain nine tracks plus an instrumental intro, was recorded at ...

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GOROD: New Song Available For Streaming

"Birds Of Sulphur", a brand new song from French progressive technical death metallers GOROD, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The song comes off the band's fourth full-length album, "A Perfect Absolution", which will be released in the U.S. on May 8 via Unique Leader Records (March in Europe through Listenable Records). The ...

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GOROD Signs North American Deal With UNIQUE LEADER RECORDS

French progressive technical death metallers GOROD have inked a North American deal with Unique Leader Records. The band's fourth full-length album, "A Perfect Absolution", will be released in the U.S. on May 8. The CD was mixed by producer Frédéric "Elmobo" Motte, who oversaw the recording of the drums, bass and vocals, while all guitars ...

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Guitarist CHRISTIAN MUENZNER Forced To Sit Out SPAWN OF POSSESSION European Tour

Guitarist Danny Tunker (GOD DETHRONED, ex-PROSTITUTE DISFIGUREMENT) will fill in for Christian Muenzner during SPAWN OF POSSESSION's upcoming Europe tour with OBSCURA, GOROD and EXIVIOUS. Commented Christian: "I would have loved to play with SPAWN OF POSSESSION myself on the upcoming European tour. Unfortunately I've been diagnosed with Focal Dystonia (a task specific movement disorder ...

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GOROD Signs With LISTENABLE RECORDS

French progressive technical death metallers GOROD have inked a deal with Listenable Records. The band's fourth full-length album, "A Perfect Absolution", will be released in March. The CD was mixed by producer Frédéric "Elmobo" Motte, who oversaw the recording of the drums, bass and vocals, while all guitars were tracked by GOROD's mastermind Matthieu Pascal ...

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SPAWN OF POSSESSION: New Song Available For Streaming

Swedish tech-death assassins SPAWN OF POSSESSION will release their third full-length album, "Incurso", in North America on March 13 via Relapse Records. The CD, which will contain nine tracks plus an instrumental intro, was recorded at Pama Studios in Kristianopel, Sweden with engineer Magnus "Mankan" Sedenberg. According to a press release, "devastating riffs, jaw-dropping time-signatures ...

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SPAWN OF POSSESSION: 'Incurso' Track Listing, Release Date Revealed

Swedish tech-death assassins SPAWN OF POSSESSION will release their third full-length album, "Incurso", in North America on March 13 via Relapse Records. The CD, which will contain nine tracks plus an instrumental intro, was recorded at Pama Studios in Kristianopel, Sweden with engineer Magnus "Mankan" Sedenberg. According to a press release, "devastating riffs, jaw-dropping time-signatures ...

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GOROD Begins Mixing New Album

French tech-death metallers GOROD have begun mixing their new album with producer Frdric "Elmobo" Motte for an early 2012 release. Elmobo oversaw the recording of the drums, bass and vocals, while all guitars were tracked by GOROD's mastermind Matthieu Pascal at his Bud Records Studio. The mix and the mastering are being done at Elmobo's ...

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SPAWN OF POSSESSION Completes Work On New Album

Swedish tech-death assassins SPAWN OF POSSESSION have completed work on their third full-length album, "Incurso", for a spring release via Relapse Records. The CD, which will contain nine tracks plus an instrumental intro, was recorded at Pama Studios in Kristianopel, Sweden with engineer Magnus "Mankan" Sedenberg. According to a press release, "devastating riffs, jaw-dropping time-signatures ...

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GOROD Begins Recording New Album

French tech-death metallers GOROD have entered the studio with producer Frdric "Elmobo" Motte to begin laying down their new album for an early 2012 release. Elmobo will oversee the recording of the drums, bass and vocals, while all guitars will be tracked by GOROD's mastermind Matthieu Pascal at his Bud Records Studio. The miix and ...

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Vivid Interpretations... - EMBRYONIC DEVOURMENT

If nothing else, that is one righteous album cover from artist Remy Cuveillier. Fortunately for fans of frenetic tech-death, the music on EMBRYONIC DEVOURMENT's "Vivid Interpretations of the Void" is pretty righteous as well. The infamous tale — or truth, depending on your conspiratorial leanings — of a government-controlling reptilian race that was explored by ...

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GOROD: Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

French death-tech metallers GOROD have entered the studio to begin recording material for a new EP, to be released before the summer. The disc will include a 14-minute-long new song, one acoustic track, one cover and two re-recorded old songs from the band's first two albums. The EP will also contain a video portion consisting ...

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NIRVANA 2002 Confirmed For MARYLAND DEATHFEST

Swedish death metal outfit NIRVANA 2002 (a.k.a. N2002), the highly underrated yet influential band which only released a series of demos and splits during their existence through the late '80s and early '90s, has been confirmed this year's Maryland Deathfest, set to take place May 28-30, 2010 at Sonar in Baltimore. This will be the ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Pulls Out Of MARYLAND DEATHFEST

Due to "conflicts with their upcoming recording schedule," Florida extreme-metal veterans MALEVOLENT CREATION have cancelled their appearance at this year's Maryland Deathfest, set to take place May 28-30, 2010 at Sonar in Baltimore. Their replacement will be announced sometime next week. 16 has also cancelled its appearance at the event and has been replaced by ...

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VALKYRJA Confirmed For Holland's STONEHENGE Festival

Swedish black metallers VALKYRJA have been confirmed for the Stonehenge "underground metal festival," set to take place Saturday, July 31, 2010 at De Buze in Steenwijk, The Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ACROSTICHON CARACH ANGREN CATTLE DECAPITATION GENERAL SURGERY GOROD GOTHMINISTER HACRIDE INCANTATION MOKER THE 11TH HOUR VALKYRJA For more information, ...

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GOROD Recording New EP

French death-tech metallers GOROD have entered the studio to begin recording material for a new EP, to be released before the summer. The disc will include a 14-minute-long new song, one acoustic track, one cover and two re-recorded old songs from the band's first two albums. The EP will also contain a video portion consisting ...

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MAN MUST DIE Replaces NOX At Holland's NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

MAN MUST DIE has replaced NOX on the billing of this year's edition of the Neurotic Deathfest, set to take place April 30 - May 1, 2010 at 013 in Tilburg, Holland. The following bands are scheduled to appear at the event: ABORTED ABYSMAL TORMENT ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY ANTIGAMA AS YOU DROWN BEHEADED BENEATH ...

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BENEDICTION, MALIGNANCY Confirmed For NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

BENEDICTION and MALIGNANCY are the last two bands to be confirmed for this year's edition of the Neurotic Deathfest, set to take place April 30 - May 1, 2010 at 013 in Tilburg, Holland. The festival billing is now as follows: ABORTED ABYSMAL TORMENT ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY ANTIGAMA AS YOU DROWN BEHEADED BENEATH THE ...

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