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ARDOURS Feat. TRISTANIA Singer MARIANGELA DEMURTAS: 'The Mist' Video

The official music video for the song "The Mist" from ARDOURS, the new alternative gothic metal band featuring lead vocalist Mariangela Demurtas (TRISTANIA) and multi-instrumentalist and producer Kris Laurent, can be seen below. The group's debut album, "Last Place On Earth", is due on August 9 via Frontiers Music Srl. Originally formed in 2015, ARDOURS ...

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TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON: 'Godsend' Video Feat. MARIANGELA DEMURTAS

Frontiers Music Srl recently announced the return of TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON with the release of the long-awaited third chapter in his metal opera, "Return To Eden", on June 14. Today, the official music video for the third single, "Godsend", featuring Mariangela Demurtas (ARDOURS, TRISTANIA) on lead vocals, has been made available. Check it out below. ...

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ARDOURS Feat. TRISTANIA Singer MARIANGELA DEMURTAS: 'Last Moment' Video

The official music video for the song "Last Moment" from ARDOURS, the new alternative gothic metal band featuring lead vocalist Mariangela Demurtas (TRISTANIA) and multi-instrumentalist and producer Kris Laurent, can be seen below. The group's debut album is tentatively due later this year via Frontiers Music Srl. Originally formed in 2015, ARDOURS was the product ...

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TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON: 'Promises' Video Released

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the return of TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON with the release of the long-awaited third chapter in his metal opera, "Return To Eden", on June 14. Today, the first single and video, "Promises", featuring Todd Michael Hall (RIOT V) on lead vocals, has been released. Check it out below. Five years in ...

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TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON Teases 'Promises' Single

TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON will release its new album, "Return To Eden", on June 14 via Frontiers Music Srl. Guests on the disc include Todd Michael Hall (RIOT V), Mariangela Demurtas (TRISTANIA), Zachary Stevens (SAVATAGE), Anneke Van Giersbergen (THE GATHERING) and Eduard Hovinga (ELEGY). A snippet of the album's first single, "Promises", is available below. The ...

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ARDOURS Feat. TRISTANIA Singer MARIANGELA DEMURTAS: 'Last Moment' Song Teaser

An audio snippet of the song "Last Moment" from ARDOURS, the new alternative gothic metal band featuring lead vocalist Mariangela Demurtas (TRISTANIA) and multi-instrumentalist and producer Kris Laurent, is available below. The group's debut album is tentatively due later this year via Frontiers Music Srl. Originally formed in 2015, ARDOURS was the product of Mariangela ...

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TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON To Release 'Return To Eden' Album In June

TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON will release its new album, "Return To Eden", on June 14 via Frontiers Music Srl. Guests on the disc include Todd Michael Hall (RIOT V), Mariangela Demurtas (TRISTANIA), Zachary Stevens (SAVATAGE), Anneke Van Giersbergen (THE GATHERING) and Eduard Hovinga (ELEGY). Formed in the autumn of 2012, TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON released its debut ...

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TRISTANIA Singer MARIANGELA DEMURTAS Launches ARDOURS

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of ARDOURS, a new alternative gothic metal band featuring lead vocalist Mariangela Demurtas (TRISTANIA) and multi-instrumentalist and producer Kris Laurent. Originally formed in 2015, ARDOURS was the product of Mariangela and Kris's longstanding friendship from both of their involvements in the Sardinian (Italian) metal scene. In 2006, Mariangela ...

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KATAKLYSM Frontman's EX DEO Project To Release New Album In 2017

EX DEO, the reactivated Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, is working on a new studio album for an early 2016 release via Napalm Records. According to a press release, the new CD "already has a working title, a master conductor on the orchestration and world-renowned mixer at the helm." Regarding the ...

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KATAKLYSM Frontman To Resurrect EX DEO Project For New Album

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, is working on a new studio album — less than two years after Iacono announced that he was taking a break from EX DEO due to scheduling conflicts with his management company and his main band. Said Maurizio: "Yes, it's true. EX DEO ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH, ARCH ENEMY, DRAGONFORCE, EPICA Singers To Be Featured In 'Karmaflow: The Rock Opera Videogame'

Dani Filth (CRADLE OF FILTH), Alissa White-Gluz (ARCH ENEMY), Marc Hudson (DRAGONFORCE) and Simone Simons (EPICA) are among the heavy metal singers who will appear in "Karmaflow", which is said to be "the world's first rock opera videogame." What began as a graduation assignment for students of the University of Arts Utrecht, The Netherlands in ...

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VIPER SOLFA To Begin Recording Debut Album In May

VIPER SOLFA, the new band featuring Ronny Thorsen (TRAIL OF TEARS), Miriam "Sphinx" Renvåg (RAM-ZET, ENDLING), Morfeus (MAYHEM, LIMBONIC ART, DIMENSION F3H), Endre Moe (TRAIL OF TEARS, DIMENSION F3H, CUTTHROAT) and Bjørn Dugstad Rønnow (TRAIL OF TEARS, SPHERE), will enter the studio in May to start recording its as-yet-untitled debut album. Drums will be tracked ...

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Current And Former Members Of TRAIL OF TEARS, MAYHEM, RAM-ZET, DIMENSION F3H Join Forces In VIPER SOLFA

Ronny Thorsen (TRAIL OF TEARS), Miriam "Sphinx" Renvåg (RAM-ZET, ENDLING), Morfeus (MAYHEM, LIMBONIC ART, DIMENSION F3H), Endre Moe (TRAIL OF TEARS, DIMENSION F3H, CUTTHROAT) and Bjørn Dugstad Rønnow (TRAIL OF TEARS, SPHERE) have joined forces under the banner VIPER SOLFA, bringing their diverse backgrounds together to create a new brand of extreme metal. The band ...

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ORPHANED LAND's Founding Guitarist YOSSI SASSI Quits Band

Guitarist Yossi Sassi, founding member of Israel-based oriental folk metallers ORPHANED LAND, has announced his departure from the band. In a statement, he said: "I never thought that someday I'll write these words… yet if there's something stronger than our past — it is our future, and our dreams, as we evolve and understand what ...

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EX DEO/KATAKLYSM Frontman Talks To Neuweltmusic (Video

Neuweltmusic conducted an interview with singer Maurizio Iacono (EX DEO, KATAKLYSM) on September 13 at The Button Factory in Dublin, Ireland. You can now watch the chat below. EX DEO's sophomore album, "Caligvla", was released in August 2012 via Austria's Napalm Records. "Caligvla" was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with ...

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TRISTANIA: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Darkest White' Album

A six-minute YouTube clip containing audio samples of all the tracks that appear on "Darkest White", the seventh studio album from Norwegian/Italian metallers TRISTANIA, can be seen below. "Darkest White" was released on May 31 via Napalm Records. The CD artwork, painted by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, SODOM, HATEBREED), can be seen below. "Darkest White" ...

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TRISTANIA: New Audio Interview With OLE VISTNES

The Age Of Metal recently conducted an interview with bassist Ole Vistnes of Norwegian/Italian metallers TRISTANIA. You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud player below. TRISTANIA released its seventh studio album, "Darkest White", on May 31 via Napalm Records. The CD artwork, painted by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, SODOM, HATEBREED), can be ...

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Former TRISTANIA Singer VIBEKE STENE To Guest On GOD OF ATHEISTS Debut

GOD OF ATHEISTS, the Norwegian extreme metal project led by Asgeir Mickelson (SARKE, SPIRAL ARCHITECT, BORKNAGAR, TESTAMENT), has announced the addition of bassist Lars K. Norberg (SPIRAL ARCHITECT) and soprano Vibeke Stene (ex-TRISTANIA; pictured below) to the group's recording lineup. Mickelson states: "Excitement is an understatement." GOD OF ATHEISTS is currently recording its debut album ...

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Video: TRISTANIA Singer Covers THE MARS VOLTA's 'The Widow'

Italian singer Mariangela "Mary" Demurtas of Norway's TRISTANIA and Italian guitarist Francesco Marras' (SCREAMING SHADOWS) have released a video for their acoustic cover version of THE MARS VOLTA song "The Widow". Check it out below. The clip was produced by Luigi Marras and Francesco Marras. Says Demurtas about the video: "THE MARS VOLTA is one ...

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EX DEO's MAURIZIO IACONO Interviewed In Hamburg (Video)

Metal-Trails.com conducted an interview with singer Maurizio Iacono (EX DEO, KATAKLYSM) on March 10 at Markthalle in Hamburg, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. EX DEO's sophomore album, "Caligvla", was released in August 2012 via Austria's Napalm Records. "Caligvla" was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, ...

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