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Serpent & Spirit - URNE

There is no point in obfuscating and building up to it with a meandering preamble: URNE are seriously special, and this is an absolutely monstrous debut album on every conceivable level. Music critics tend not to hurl their temporary secrets into the air with quite that much abandon, but "Serpent & Spirit" is the kind ...

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METALLICA, GUNS N' ROSES, SCORPIONS And NINE INCH NAILS Among 350 Artists Who Will Perform At 2022 Edition Of France's HELLFEST

METALLICA, GUNS N' ROSES, SCORPIONS, DEFTONES, FAITH NO MORE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD and NINE INCH NAILS will headline next year's edition of Hellfest, set to take place over two weekends, June 17-19, 2022 and June 23-26, 2022, in Clisson, France. No less than 350 artists will perform on six stages, with additional appearances by such acts ...

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See CRADLE OF FILTH's DANI FILTH In Music Video For TANK's 'Shellshock' From 'Baphomet' Soundtrack

Cleopatra Records has set a May 14 release date for the soundtrack to the motion picture "Baphomet", a horror film from writer-director Matthan Harris. "Baphomet" tells the tale of an American family (the Richardsons) celebrating their daughter's pregnancy, but things begin to go awry when Satanic cult leader Henrik Brandr unexpectedly visits their ranch. Henrik ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH's DANI FILTH Plays Witchcraft Expert In New Horror Film 'Baphomet'

Cleopatra Entertainment has acquired North American rights to "Baphomet", a horror film from writer-director Matthan Harris. "Baphomet" tells the tale of an American family (the Richardsons) celebrating their daughter's pregnancy, but things begin to go awry when Satanic cult leader Henrik Brandr unexpectedly visits their ranch. Henrik offers to pay the family a large sum ...

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MEGADETH's DIRK VERBEUREN: 'The Conjuring' Drum Playthrough Video

MEGADETH drummer Dirk Verbeuren's drum playthrough video of the song "The Conjuring", which originally appeared on the band's 1986 album "Peace Sells... But Who's Buying?", can be seen below. MEGADETH played "The Conjuring" live for the first time since 2001 in June 2018 at the Home Monitoring Aréna in Plzeň, Czech Republic, where the band ...

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Black Metal - WITCHCRAFT

WITCHCRAFT has been on the cutting edge of that interesting nexus between occult rock and traditional doom since the release of their eponymous 2004 debut. Numerous musicians have been in and out of the Swedish act's revolving door since its inception 20 years ago, with one constant figure remaining throughout: Magnus Pelander, previously a member ...

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Video: MEGADETH Performs 'The Conjuring' In Amsterdam

MEGADETH's classic song "The Conjuring" made its 2020 tour debut last night (Sunday, January 26) at AFAS Live in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. MEGADETH played "The Conjuring" live for the first time since 2001 in June 2018 at the Home Monitoring Aréna in Plzeň, Czech Republic, where ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Talks About Making Of 'The Conjuring' Song For 'Death By Design' Graphic Novel (Video)

MEGADETH's 35th-anniversary greatest-hits compilation, "Warheads On Foreheads", is accompanied by a 350-page graphic anthology, featuring comic book stories inspired by the songs on the album. The collaboration, titled "Death By Design", features stories written and illustrated by top talent from the comics, film, television and music world. The project, carefully curated by MEGADETH leader Dave ...

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Profound Evil Presence - POWER FROM HELL

It is a well-established fact that South American metalheads go harder and with more psychotic passion than just about anyone else. Hailing from the hallowed metal breeding ground of Sao Paulo, Brazil, POWER FROM HELL have always been the living embodiment of that unique underground spirit. The band is not just named after a seminal ...

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A Letter of Red - SABBATH ASSEMBLY

The 2013 dissolution of THE DEVIL'S BLOOD left a large void in heavy music. The Dutch collective's bewitching brew of psychedelic occult rock scratched the itches of those looking for haunting Satanic overtones and the warmth of classic psychedelic rock, their work resembling an overtly devil-worshiping spin on vintage JEFFERSON AIRPLANE. There are other bands ...

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Legendary IRON MAIDEN Illustrator DEREK RIGGS To Appear At Next Year's MONSTERPALOOZA In Pasadena

Legendary IRON MAIDEN illustrator Derek Riggs will make an appearance at next year's Monsterpalooza, set to take place April 12-14, 2019 at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California. Monsterpalooza features over 450 exhibitors, monster museum, makeup demos by the best in the business, celebrity guests, presentations and much more all weekend. Tickets are available ...

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BURNING WITCHES: 'Hexenhammer' Video

The official video for "Hexenhammer", the new single from the Swiss all-girl heavy metal outfit BURNING WITCHES, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's second album, which will be released on November 9 via Nuclear Blast Records. The disc was produced at the Little Creek Studio in Switzerland by ...

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DIMMU BORGIR And THE HELLACOPTERS To Headline PSYCHO LAS VEGAS Festival

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR and reunited Swedish garage rockers THE HELLACOPTERS will headline this year's edition of the Psycho Las Vegas festival, set to take place August 17-19 at venues throughout the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Festival billing: DIMMU BORGIR THE HELLACOPTERS SUNN 0))) GODFLESH ENSLAVED AMERICAN NIGHTMARE BORIS CKY ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON To Headline This Year's HEAVY MONTRÉAL Festival

AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON, GOJIRA and EMPEROR are among the confirmed artists for this year's Heavy Montréal festival, set to take place July 28-29 at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Weekend Passes General Admission: $165 (taxes & service fees included) Gold: $300 (taxes & service fees included) Weekend Warrior Passes ('77 Montréal ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN Releases 'Dragonflies' Lyric Video

Finnish symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN have released the official lyric video for the song "Dragonflies". The track is taken from the band's eighth album, "Darkness Of Eternity", which is being released today (Friday, November 10) via Napalm Records. "Darkness Of Eternity" track listing: 01. I'm The One 02. Sky Is Falling 03. Dragonflies 04. Maybe ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN Releases Video For 'I'm The One'

Finnish symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN have released a music video for the song "I'm The One". The track is taken from the band's eighth album, "Darkness Of Eternity", which will be released on November 10 via Napalm Records. AMBERIAN DAWN keyboardist and mastermind Tuomas Seppälä comments: "'I'm The One' was one of the latest compositions ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN Releases Lyric Video For New Song 'Maybe'

The official lyric video for "Maybe", a brand new song from Finnish symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's eighth album, titled "Darkness Of Eternity", which will be released on November 10 via Napalm Records. Commented AMBERIAN DAWN keyboardist and mastermind Tuomas Seppälä: "This song represents the ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN To Release 'Darkness Of Eternity' Album In November

Finnish symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN will release their eighth album, titled "Darkness Of Eternity", on November 10 via Napalm Records. Commented AMBERIAN DAWN keyboardist and mastermind Tuomas Seppälä: "'Darkness Of Eternity' is one of the most emotional AMBERIAN DAWN albums so far. It's got some really bombastic songs in mood of dark and symphonic melodic ...

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II: As We Die - DOYLE

Since his last solo album, "Abominator", Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein has been featured in "Death Ward 13", a remake of the trash classic, "Don't Look in the Basement", and starred as a pulverizing brute in Alan Robert's horror comic book series, "Killogy". The much-lauded two-show reunion with Glenn Danzig and Jerry Only as "THE ORIGINAL ...

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Former GRAVEYARD, WITCHCRAFT Members Launch BIG KIZZ

BIG KIZZ is the rock band featuring drummer Axel Sjöberg (ex-GRAVEYARD), guitarist John Hoyles (SPIDERS, ex-WITCHCRAFT) on bass and vocalist / guitarist Pontus Westerman from Swedish garage outfit LADY BANANA. The classic power trio, who plays good time rock 'n' roll energized with elements of power pop and punk, has signed to Tee Pee Records ...

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RADIO MOSCOW Signs Worldwide Deal With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Southern Californian rock trio RADIO MOSCOW and Century Media Records have announced a worldwide partnership to release the band's upcoming albums. RADIO MOSCOW already started working on new material and will enter the studio soon to release its fifth full-length album in late summer 2017. Guitarist and vocalist Parker Griggs comments: "RADIO MOSCOW couldn't be ...

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Pocho Aztlan - BRUJERIA

At long last, Juan Brujo and his Mexecutioner collective BRUJERIA returns on album, and what a return! While ghosts of BRUJERIA past such as Dino Cazares, Tony Campos, Jesse Pintado, Raymond Herrera, Adrian and Daniel Erlandsson and Billy Gould are out and about in their respective ventures, Brujo yet retains a full posse on BRUJERIA's ...

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MOONSORROW: 'Suden Tunti' Video Released

"Suden Tunti" (The Hour Of The Wolf), the new video from Finnish pagan metallers MOONSORROW, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's seventh studio album, "Jumalten Aika" — "The Age Of Gods" in English — which will be released on April 1 via Century Media. "This is the shortest song we've ...

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CANDLEMASS To Release 'Behind The Wall Of Doom' 30th-Anniversary 3CD/2DVD Set In April

Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS will release a special 30th-anniversary 3CD/2DVD set, "Behind The Wall Of Doom", on April 29 via Peaceville. The set will include an expansive 92-page book by writer Per-Ola Nilsson. The three-decade-long tale of CANDLEMASS is told from recollections of bandmembers past and present and chronicles the rise and domination of ...

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MOONSORROW: 'Jumalten Aika' Album Teaser Released

On April 1, Finnish pagan metal act MOONSORROW will release its seventh studio album, "Jumalten Aika" — which means "The Age Of Gods" in English — via Century Media. The first teaser for "Jumalten Aika" is available below. "There are a lot more folk music influences present in 'Jumalten Aika' than earlier", comments MOONSORROW's Henri ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: Video Footage Of San Antonio Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of CRADLE OF FILTH's February 12 performance at the Aztec Theatre in San Antonio, Texas can be seen below. Support on CRADLE OF FILTH's North American tour is coming from BUTCHER BABIES and NE OBLIVISCARIS. CRADLE OF FILTH's eleventh studio album, "Hammer Of The Witches", was released on July 10 via Nuclear ...

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