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Tankard - Share Studio Trailer And Album Release Date

German beer fueled thrashers Tankard have just put out a video online through Nuclear Blast's official YouTube channel concerning their upcoming album, One Foot In The Grave. The video features some studio footage of the making of the record, new song snippets as well as a set release date, which is June 2nd 2017. The album was recorded at Gernhart Studios in Germany, with producer Martin Buchwalter. Any updates on the tracklist or album cover artwork have not yet been revealed. In the meantime, check out the video below.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Tankard
Posted: 16.03.2017 by The Underdog | Comments (0)


Judas Priest - In The Studio Recording New Album

Metal gods Judas Priest have officially started recording their new album. Mike Exeter, who produced 2014's well received Redeemer Of Souls and was involved in recent Black Sabbath releases, is in the studio with the band, along with Tom Allom, producer of every Judas Priest release from 1979's Unleashed In The East until 1988's Ram It Down. Last but not least, Andy Sneap, responsible for albums by Accept, Testament, Nevermore and Exodus (just to name a few) is also there to twiddle the knobs.

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Band profile: Judas Priest
Posted: 15.03.2017 by nikarg | Comments (14)


Die Apokalyptischen Reiter - New Studio Album In Progress

After a long break, Germans Die Apokalyptischen Reiter will be back with a new album! Tief.Tiefer was their latest release and now they announce a new studio album for the summer of 2017. The group is currently recording this forthcoming, yet-untitled album which will be produced by the band and co-producers Alexander Dietz (Heaven Shall Burn) and Eike Freese (Deep Purple, Kai Hansen).

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
Posted: 12.03.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Leprous - To Release New Studio Album In 2017

In a short and concise message, Norwegian band Leprous have announced that they will be releasing a new studio album in 2017. The progressive band has been releasing new albums every two years and the follow-up to acclaimed The Congregation is coming. It seems like they have been secretly working on new music. Good news!

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Leprous
Posted: 02.03.2017 by DaMaGeR | Comments (12)


Ensiferum - Begin Work On New Studio Album

Ensiferum recently entered the Astia studio in Lappeenranta, Finland, where the band recorded a few demo songs for their upcoming seventh full-length, set to be released September 2017 via Metal Blade Records. This means that the quintet will soon return to the Astia studio to begin recording this new album, which will be produced once again by Anssi Kippo (Children Of Bodom, Impaled Nazarene, Entwine).

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Source: metalblade.com
Band profile: Ensiferum
Posted: 01.03.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (9)


Avatarium - New Studio Album Title, Release Date Announced

After revealing last month that they were working on their third studio album, Avatarium have lifted the veil a bit more. The doom darlings are back and once again, singer Jennie-Ann Smith and her gentlemen cast a spell over you with a magical sound experience, Hurricanes And Halos, which promises to take the world by storm on May 26th and contains eight new tracks.

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Band profile: Avatarium
Posted: 22.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Paradise Lost - To Hit The Studio Later This Year

Paradise Lost drummer Waltteri Väyrynen has posted a message on his Facebook page regarding the band's next record. He said: "I'm currently in the process of composing and arranging the drum tracks for the upcoming Paradise Lost album with my Roland TD-25K electronic kit."

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Band profile: Paradise Lost
Posted: 08.02.2017 by un/heart/ed | Comments (8)


Amenra - In The Studio Recording 'Mass VI'

2017 just got more promising for Amenra fans! They are currently recording their new studio album Mass VI, again with Billy Anderson (Eyehategod, Neurosis, Om, Swans and so many more) in the snowy Belgian Ardennes. The album will see release later this year via Neurot Recordings with more details to be confirmed.

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Source: neurotrecordings.com
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Posted: 24.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Avatarium - Working On Third Studio Album

Sweden's doom darlings Avatarium have entered the Gröndahl studio and are currently working on a follow-up to their highly acclaimed second album, The Girl With The Raven Mask. This third offering will include eight new tracks and is scheduled to see the light of day in the spring of 2017. Get ready!

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Source: nuclearblast.de
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Posted: 14.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Morbid Angel - Recruit New Drummer, In The Studio

While former Morbid Angel members David Vincent (vocals, bass) and Tim Yeung (drums) will join forces to perform classic Morbid Angel songs under the I Am Morbid banner, Morbid Angel are currently in the studio working on their new album. Guitarist Trey Azagthoth recently updated on the recording process and announced that the band has enlisted a drummer: Scott Fuller from brutal death metallers Annihilated and Abysmal Dawn.

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Band profile: Morbid Angel
Posted: 10.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Tombs - Enter Studio To Record New Album

Brooklyn-based metal outfit Tombs has entered Mana Recording Studio in St. Petersburg, Florida to begin recording their fourth full-length. Produced once again by Erik Rutan (Hate Eternal), this currently untitled album is set for a summer release via Metal Blade Records. Last year, the band released the EP, All Empires Fall.

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Source: metalblade.com
Band profile: Tombs
Posted: 10.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Steven Wilson - Shares Studio Teaser

Steven Wilson is a busy man, and he's already working on his next studio album. The British prog mastermind has released a studio teaser of the new song "Pariah". It features a guest appearance from Israeli vocalist Ninet Tayeb, who already sang on Wilson's previous record, Hand. Cannot. Erase. and toured with the band in North America and Europe. What do you think about the song?

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Band profile: Steven Wilson
Posted: 06.01.2017 by robpal | Comments (16)


SikTh - Hit The Studio

After releasing the EP Opacities in 2015, U.K.'s progressive metalcore group SikTh are back in the studio! The band is recording a new album and shared a video from day one of the sessions. This will be the first full-length release from the band since 2006's Death Of A Dead Day.

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Posted: 06.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Wintersun - Announce New Studio Album For 2017

The teasing/trolling seems to be over for Wintersun as their label Nuclear Blast Records just announced the release of their new album in 2017. The masters of melodic symphonies are finally back. In 2017, almost five years after the release of their Time I creation, the band announces the completion of the recording of their upcoming third studio album. On this yet untitled record, the Finns alongside songwriting master Jari Mäenpää "once again break the boundaries of metal and add a new and majestic twist to the history of music."

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Wintersun
Posted: 04.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (62)


Children Of Bodom - To Enter Studio Next Year

As bands usually do at the end of each year, Children Of Bodom have looked back at what happened, but through the eyes of drummer Jaska Raatikainen. He has given a year wrap-up where he talks about his severe back pain and also the Finns next record to follow I Worship Chaos. Their plan is to start writing it next year and then recorded it in the fall.

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Band profile: Children Of Bodom
Posted: 31.12.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (4)