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Masterplan - Share New Single From Upcoming Release

Recently, Masterplan announced the release of a new album titled PumpKings on July 28th via AFM Records which consists of re-recorded versions of German power metal band Helloween songs which were written by Roland Grapow during his time in the band. Now, the first single has been unleashed. According to the band, "The Chance" was one of the most demanded songs since they announced this project and they decided to share it. Check it out here!

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Posted: 04.07.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (7)


Masterplan - Releasing Album Of Re-Recorded Helloween Songs

Masterplan just announced that they will release a new album titled PumpKings on June 30th via AFM Records. It consists of re-recorded versions of legendary German power metal band Helloween songs from albums that guitarist Roland Grapow played on. Included are three songs from Pink Bupples Go Ape (1991), two from Chameleon (1993), two from Master Of The Rings (1994), one from The Time Of The Oath and two from The Dark Ride (2000).

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Posted: 10.05.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Kreator - To Re-Release Remastered Classic 1980's Albums

Kreator's most recent album, Gods Of Violence, smashed charts worldwide after its release on January 27th and entered the German charts on #1. The band has now announced that their first four classic albums from the 1980's have been remastered and are going to be re-released on June 9th. You can read the official statement of the band below.

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Posted: 30.04.2017 by nikarg | Comments (8)


Haken - Launch Remastered Version Of 'Streams'

On February 3rd, 2017, London-based progressive metal band Haken will release their first two albums, Aquarius and Visions, as new remastered 2CD editions as well as on vinyl for the very first time. They have therefore revealed a stream of the remastered version of "Streams" taken from Aquarius. You can enjoy that below.

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Posted: 30.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Master's Hammer - Announce First Show In 25 Years

The Brutal Assault 2017 festival will be pretty special for fans of Czech black metallers Master's Hammer as the band will perform for the first time in 25 years! 25 years after their last show, the legendary band will do an exclusive summer festival show at Brutal Assault 2017 and will do a set based on the early 90's songs for the old fans and those who were not even born at the time.

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Event: Brutal Assault 2017
Posted: 09.12.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Metallica - 'Master Of Puppets' Preserved By US Library Of Congress

Metallica's 1986 masterpiece Master Of Puppets has been preserved for posterity and is the first metal title to be given the honour of being added to the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress. The record was selected as one of the 25 new sound recordings added to the registry of works that are "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."

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Posted: 25.03.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (44)


Metallica - Unveil First Details Of 'Master Of Puppets' Book

While they continue to work on a new album, Metallica have collaborated with an award winning author named Matt Taylor on a book about the making of the band's classic 1986 album Master Of Puppets and the subsequent tour that followed its release. Fans shared photos, videos and stories with the band so that all pieces fit together. The cover of Metallica: Back To The Front, which is due in the fall of 2016, can be seen below for now. The book will be released as part of the 30th anniversary celebration of Master Of Puppets.

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Posted: 11.12.2015 by nicaZe | Comments (8)


Luca Turilli's Rhapsody - Confirmed For Masters Of Rock 2016

Italian maetros Luca Turilli's Rhapsody are now confirmed to play at 2016's Masters Of Rock, which will be held in July 2016 in the city of Zlin, Czech Republic. The symphonic metallers are expected to play material from their latest 2015 album, Prometheus, Symphonia Ignis Divinus.

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Posted: 18.11.2015 by Kais | Comments (0)


Skumring - Remastered Album On The Way

Cecilie Langlie, who is the singer of Norwegian doom metal band Skumring, has announced the remastered release of the band's only album, De Glemte Tider, which in English means "The Forgotten Times". The remastered release is coming out worldwide exactly tomorrow via Secret Quarters Records.

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Posted: 10.11.2015 by Bad English | Comments (8)


Masterplan - To Release First Ever Live DVD

After releasing five studio albums, melodic metallers Masterplan are set to unleash their first ever live release on October 9th through their label AFM Records. Keep Your Dream ALive will be available as DVD/CD and Blu-ray/CD sets, both including the entire show from the Masters of Rock festival, recordings from Wacken Open Air, footage from the band's latest Asian tour and Prog Power USA, as well as all 5 official Masterplan video clips. The Masters of Rock show is featured on the CD.

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Posted: 24.09.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Schammasch - Remastered Song Streaming Online

"INRI", the newly remastered song from Swiss extreme metal band Schammasch is now available for streaming below. Another song, "Black But Shining", is also streaming here. Both songs are taken from the band's debut album Sic Lvceat Lvx, which was originally released in 2010 and has now been remastered and to be released on May 18th via Prosthetic Records.

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Posted: 20.04.2015 by Pazdzioch | Comments (8)


Schammasch - To Release Remastered Version Of 'Sic Lvceat Lvx'

Extreme metallers Schammasch have good news for their fans. The band, which released the acclaimed Contradiction album in 2014 that eventually made it to Metal Storm Awards 2014, is now going to reissue a remastered version of their first opus Sic Luceat Lux. The remastering will be done by V. Santura (Dark Fortress, Triptykon) who also produced Contradiction. Everyone will know who did the artwork by the look of it and yes, it is Metastazis (who also did Contradiction's artwork). You can hear the remastered version of "Black But Shining" below now.

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Posted: 30.03.2015 by tibosax | Comments (4)


Van Halen - Live Album And Remasters Coming

Van Halen will release what the band is calling its "definitive live album" on March 31st, the same date they're scheduled to begin a six-album remaster series with reissues of Van Halen and 1984. It's the first-ever live album to feature original singer David Lee Roth. Confirming days of rumors, sources at the Van Halen News Desk have shared the first official details of the live LP, titled Tokyo Dome Live in Concert, as well as information regarding the upcoming remasters.

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Posted: 07.02.2015 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Mastercastle - New Album Detailed, Music Video Released

Italian heavy metallers Mastercastle revealed details about their upcoming work entitled Enfer (De La Bibliotèque Nationale). The new album is set for an October 14th release via Scarlet Records. This is their fifth album, following the release of On Fire in 2013. To promote their upcoming album, the band released a music video for the track "Enfer" which can be viewed below. Enjoy!

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Posted: 04.10.2014 by ManiacBlasphemer | Comments (0)


Master - US Spring Tour Confirmed

US death metal pioneers Master are set to make their return to the United States next month for the 2014 North American Witchhunt Tour. Kicking off on April 17th in Philadelphia, Master will spend three weeks demolishing stages across the States in support of their latest release, The Witchhunt, out since September 2013. The complete list of tour dates can be found below.

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Event: Master: US Witchhunt Tour 2014
Posted: 15.03.2014 by Abattoir | Comments (0)