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Wintersun - Announce Special Finnish 'By Request' And Russian Shows

Finnish epic metallers Wintersun recently concluded their EU run with Arch Enemy, Tribulation and Jinjer successfully, but there's no time to rest for the group with Jari Mäenpää. Next month, Wintersun will present their latest album, The Forest Seasons, on Russian stages in St. Petersburg and Moscow, before they return to Finland in April for three "by request" headline shows. Their fans will be able to vote on the setlist for each of these Finnish concerts. More dates and details below.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Wintersun
Posted: 21.02.2018 by nikarg | Comments (5)


Heavy MTL Festival 2018 - Announce Line-Up

After taking 2017 off, Heavy Montreal returns this year. The two-day metal and hard rock festival will take place Saturday, July 28th and Sunday, July 29th at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Just to name few acts, being part of 2018' line-up: Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, Emperor, Marilyn Manson, Between The Buried And Me, Nile, Gojira, Sleep, Trivium, etc. The so-far-confirmed list of bands can be found on the official event flyer below.

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Source: heavymontreal.com
Event: Heavy MTL Festival 2018
Posted: 21.02.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (3)


Atheist - Sign With Agonia Records

American, legendary, technical, metal pioneers Atheist have signed a worldwide record deal with the European based label, Agonia Records. The band is expected to release a new studio album, the follow-up to 2010's critically acclaimed Jupiter, in mid to late 2018.

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Source: label.agoniarecords.com
Band profile: Atheist
Posted: 21.02.2018 by nikarg | Comments (0)


Demonical - Another New Track Streaming

After revealing details and first single couple of weeks ago, Demonical now present "A Void Most Obscure", the opening track from their upcoming fifth studio album Chaos Manifesto. This new record is due for release on March 23rd in Europe and April 27th in North America via Agonia Records. Check out the new track through the YouTube down under.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Demonical
Posted: 21.02.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Ihsahn - Releasing New Album In May

Two years after Arktis., the Norwegian avantgarde innovator Ihsahn is releasing a new album called Ámr. For now, a teaser has been released today which you can watch on their Facebook page. Mark your calendars for a May 4th release via Candlelight Records/Spinefarm.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Ihsahn
Posted: 21.02.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Halestorm - Announce Tour With In This Moment

Halestorm and In This Moment will join forces on a co-headlining upcoming North American tour. New Years Day and Stitched Up Heart are also accompanying them as special guests. Tickets go on sale Friday, 10am and the dates can be seen below. Halestorm are also working on a new album to follow Into The Wild Life.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Halestorm
Posted: 21.02.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Slugdge - Debut Another New Track

Esoteric Malacology, the new album from Slugdge, is coming soon and there's a new tune to enjoy today. Check out the slime ridden track "Spectral Burrows" at this location and tell us what you think about it. As for the record, you can get it on March 2nd via Willowtip Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Slugdge
Posted: 21.02.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Origin - European Headlining Tour Confirmed

Americans Origin are pleased to announce a string of headlining tour dates across Europe as part of their 'The Unparalleled World Tour'. Support on road will come from Rings Of Saturn, Hideous Divinity and Graveslave. The list of confirmed dates, scheduled for this March / April, can be found on the official tour flyer down under.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Origin
Event: Origin: The Unparalleled European Tour 2018
Posted: 21.02.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Rotten Sound - To Release EP, Streaming New Track

This spring Finnish extreme metal act Rotten Sound will release a new EP, titled Suffer To Abuse. The seven-track record will hit streets on April 13th (Europe) / May 18th, 2018 (North America) via Season Of Mist. In advance of this forthcoming release, the band has now unveiled a track, titled "Harvester Of Boredom", now available for streaming down below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Rotten Sound
Posted: 21.02.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Primordial - Release New Video

Primordial have released a video for the song "To Hell Or The Hangman" taken from their forthcoming album, Exile Amongst The Ruins, due out on March 30th via Metal Blade Records. Just like the first single, "Stolen Years", the video was directed by Costin Chioreanu and you can enjoy it below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Primordial
Posted: 20.02.2018 by nikarg | Comments (4)


Baroness - Announce European Headline Dates

American group Baroness is returning to Europe this summer for some club shows and festivals! In June, the band will perform in Germany, The Netherlands, Czech Republic, Denmark, Sweden, United Kingdom, France, Portugal, Spain and more. Check out all the dates below.

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Source: yourbaroness.com
Band profile: Baroness
Event: Baroness: European Summer Tour 2018
Posted: 20.02.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Melvins - Streaming New Track, Releasing Album

The highly prolific Melvins can't be stopped and they are releasing another new album! The group is releasing Pinkus Abortion Technician on April 20th via Ipecac Recordings, featuring both ongoing bass player Steven McDonald (Redd Kross, OFF!) and Butthole Surfers Jeff Pinkus on bass. For now, you can listen to "Stop Moving To Florida" below which is a medley of the James Gang's "Stop" and Butthole Surfers' "Moving To Florida." The band also covers the Beatles' "I Want To Hold Your Hand" and Butthole Surfers' "Graveyard" on the eight-song release.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Melvins
Posted: 20.02.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Black Label Society - New Video Online

"A Love Unreal", the new video from Black Label Society, can now be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new studio album, Grimmest Hits, which was released on January 19th via Entertainment One (eOne). The clip was directed by Black Label Society's longtime collaborator Justin Reich and is available for your viewing pleasure here.

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Source: youtube.com
Band profile: Black Label Society
Posted: 20.02.2018 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Numenorean - Recording New Album

Canadians Numenorean have finished writing their second full-length album titled Adore and are currently recording the material with Josh Schroeder (Ghost Bath, In Hearts Wake, King 810) at his studio in Michigan. Josh was responsible for mixing/mastering of their previous album, Home.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Numenorean
Posted: 20.02.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Erdve - Live Video Released

Erdve have revealed a live video for the crushing track "Prievarta", which is taken from their debut album, Vaitojimas, recently released on Season of Mist. The Lithuanians' live debut was filmed at the Armageddon Descends V festival in Vilnius, Lithuania in 2017 by Fathomless Mirror Reflections. Whether you're not familiar with their music or just want to check out more, don't miss the video available below. Dare to enter the void.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Erdve
Posted: 19.02.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (2)