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Listen To New VREID Song 'One Hundred Years'

Norwegian metallers VREID will release their new album, "Lifehunger", on September 28 via Season Of Mist. The disc's new single, "One Hundred Years", can be streamed below. VREID comments: "Sometimes everything is so dark that you only see life. "This album is all about the primordial hunger that keeps us marching forward. It's a celebration ...

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Listen To New VREID Song 'Black Rites In The Black Nights'

Norwegian metallers VREID will release their new album, "Lifehunger", on September 28 via Season Of Mist. The disc's new single, "Black Rites In The Black Nights", can be streamed below. VREID comments: "Sometimes everything is so dark that you only see life. "This album is all about the primordial hunger that keeps us marching forward. ...

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The Wild Hunt - WATAIN

For a band having frequently found itself on the negative end of publicity, Swedish black metallers WATAIN still maintain a level of credibility and not just amongst their own sect of outsiders. This is a band that started with their infamous "Go Fuck Your Jewish 'God'" demo that will reportedly never see the light of ...

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MELECHESH Taps Former OBITUARY/DEICIDE Guitarist For Upcoming Tour

Sumerian thrashing metal pioneers MELECHESH will embark on a North American headlining tour later this month, with support from VREID, LIGHTNING SWORDS OF DEATH and REIGN OF LIES. Ralph Santolla (DEATH, DEICIDE, OBITUARY, ICED EARTH) will be filling the second-guitarist slot in MELECHESH for the trek, which will include the band's first-ever appearance in Mexico. ...

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Welcome Farewell - VREID

Consider VREID destiny fulfilled at this point. The one-time WINDIR has honored the long-ago passing of their brother Terje "Valfar" Bakken by keeping the remaining contingency intact and pursuing their own prolific constitution of black metal as commandeered through decades-past variations. As of 2013, they've now yielded six albums through the extent of eight years, ...

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VREID: 'The Reap' Video Released

"The Reap", the new video from Norwegian black 'n' roll legion VREID, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new full-length album, "Welcome Farewell", which is set for North American release on March 5 via Indie Recordings. Cold and compelling, the follow-up to 2011's "V", which Decibel magazine called "VREID's finest hour," ...

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VREID: Another New Song Available For Streaming

Norwegian black 'n' roll legion VREID has release a new single, "The Way Of The Serpent", from their forthcoming new full-length, "Welcome Farewell". Cold and compelling, the follow-up to 2011's "V", which Decibel magazine called "VREID's finest hour," was recorded at bassist Hváll's own Studio 1184 and is set for North American release on March ...

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VREID: New Video Interview Posted Online

GetYourRockOut.com conducted an interview with the Norwegian band VREID at the eighth annual Damnation Festival, which was held on November 3 at Leeds University Union in the United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. VREID recently re-signed with Indie Recordings. The group's new album is scheduled for a February 2013 release. Commented VREID: ...

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VREID Re-Signs With INDIE RECORDINGS, Completes Work On New Album

Indie Recordings has announced the re-signing of the Norwegian band VREID. The group's new album is scheduled for a February 2013 release. Commented VREID: "We have released three albums on Indie Recordings, and it has worked out tremendously. The band and label have grown together over these years, and we are very satisfied that we ...

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CHTON: 'The Devil Builds' Audio Samples Available

A two-minute YouTube clip containing audio samples of several of the songs that will appear on "The Devil Builds", the new album from Norwegian death metallers CHTON, is available below. The video footage featured in the teaser was filmed at the band's concert at the 2012 Inferno Festival. This performance marked CHTON's only gig with ...

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CHTON Announces New Vocalist

Norwegian death metallers CHTON have announced the addition of vocalist Craig Furunes (DEMONTERA) to the group's their ranks. After their previous singer, Terje (CHTON vocalist from 2002 to 2011) left the band just after recording CHTON's upcoming sophomore album, "The Devil Builds", the band had a brief period as a four-piece, with bass player Ola ...

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CHTON Signs With GODEATER RECORDS

Norwegian death metallers CHTON will release their sophomore album, "The Devil Builds", on CD and vinyl in collaboration with the German label Godeater Records. The CD will be made available in the fall, with the vinyl to follow in early winter 2013. The digital release of the album will be handled by Morningstar Music. "The ...

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ÅRABROT Honored At SPELLEMANN Awards

Haugesund, Norway-based "noise rock" band ÅRABROT was honored in the "Metal" category at the 40th annual Spellemann awards (the Norwegian equivalent to the Grammy Awards). The largest and oldest Norwegian music awards show was held this past Saturday, January 14 at Folketeateret in Oslo, Norway and was broadcast live on the Norwegian channel NRK1. The ...

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KAMPFAR: Video Interview With DOLK

Northern Fury has conducted an interview with vocalist Dolk of Norwegian old-school black metallers KAMPFAR when the performed in Portland, Oregon on September 7, 2011 as part of "The Black Path Of America Tour 2011" with VREID and NECRONOMICON. You can now watch the chat below. "The Black Path Of America Tour 2011" marked KAMPFAR's ...

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SHINING, TAAKE, VREID, INSENSE Nominated For 'Spellemann' Award

SHINING (Norway; not to be confused with the Swedish extreme metal act), TAAKE, VREID and INSENSE have been nominated in the "Metal" category at the 40th annual Spellemann awards (the Norwegian equivalent to the Grammy Awards). The largest and oldest Norwegian music awards show will be held Saturday, January 14 at Folketeateret in Oslo, Norway ...

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NECRONOMICON: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'The Black Path Of America Tour'

Quebec, Canada-based black/death metallers NECRONOMICON have uploaded a new webisode featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the recently completed "The Black Path Of America Tour" with VREID and KAMPFAR. Check it out below. NECRONOMICON in May announced the addition of bassist Armaros to the group's ranks. Bassist Diego "D" left NECRONOMICON last year in order to undertake ...

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Norway's INDIE RECORDINGS Opens North American Office

Norwegian record label Indie Recordings, home to such acts as KVELERTAK, ENSLAVED, 1349 and GOD SEED, has joined forces with Prosthetic Records (SKELETONWITCH, ANIMALS AS LEADERS) to create Indie Recordings North America. As of September 1, the day-to-day operations of Indie Recordings North America will be handled by Prosthetic Records' Los Angeles office. "After evaluating ...

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Tribute To ENSLAVED: Cover Artwork Revealed

VREID and DORDEDUH (the Romanian metal band featuring former NEGURA BUNGET members Hupogrammos and Sol Faur) are among the artists who will contribute to the forthcoming "official tribute" to Norwegian masters of progressive/experimental metal ENSLAVED. Twenty acts are scheduled to appear on the CD, entitled "nd - A Tribute", which will coincide with 20-year anniversary ...

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VREID To Tour North America With KAMPFAR, NECRONOMICON

Norwegian black metal overlords VREID will embark on a North American headlining tour this August. Dubbed "The Black Path Of America Tour 2011", the trek will commence on August 25 in Toronto and trample through 14 cities before coming to a ceremonious close on September 10 in San Diego. VREID will be joined by pagan ...

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KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI: New Video Interview Posted Online

Rock The Nation TV conducted an interview with the Finnish symphonic folk metal band KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI during the group's Paganfest tour of Europe with KORPIKLAANI, UNLEASHED, MOONSORROW, VARG and ARAFEL. You can now watch the chat below. KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI's second album, "Betrayal, Justice, Revenge", was released on April 26, 2010 via Century Media Records. The ...

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Tribute To ENSLAVED: Final List Of Contributing Artists Revealed

VREID and DORDEDUH (the Romanian metal band featuring former NEGURA BUNGET members Hupogrammos and Sol Faur) are among the artists who will contribute to the forthcoming "official tribute" to Norwegian masters of progressive/experimental metal ENSLAVED. Twenty acts are scheduled to appear on the CD, entitled "Önd - A Tribute", which will coincide with 20-year anniversary ...

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HAMMERFALL Confirmed For Holland's DOKK'EM OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Dokk'em Open Air festival, set to take place May 28, 2011 at Spriens Raard in Dokkum, Netherlands. Raard is a mound in the village Dongeradeel in one of the most beautiful areas of the province of Friesland. A pre-festival party, Dokk'em Rockt!, ...

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HELLOWEEN Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

German power metallers HELLOWEEN have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6, 2011 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ACCU§ER ALBERLOUR'S APOCALYPTICA AS I LAY DYING AVANTASIA BATTLE ...

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VREID: New Song Available For Streaming

"Arche", a brand new song from the Norwegian band VREID, can be stream below. The track comes off the group's fifth album, simply entitled "V", which is being released today (Monday, February 7) via Indie Recordings.

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