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Roadburn 2018 - Reveal First Confirmations, Headliners And Curator

The first artists for Roadburn 2018 have been announced! The day Roadburn enthusiasts have been waiting for is finally here. Godspeed You! Black Emperor will be the main festival headliners with two different shows performed on Saturday and Sunday night. Moreover, Jacob Bannon will be their curator (main stage Friday, Het Patronaat Saturday), and Converge will perform two album sets - one for their upcoming new album, The Dusk In Us, and one for You Fail Me. But there's more...

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Source: roadburn.com
Posted: 21.09.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (6)


Iron Maiden - To Release New Live Album, Share Clip

Warner Music will release Iron Maiden's The Book Of Souls: Live Chapter on November 17th worldwide (through BMG in the USA). This live recording comprises 15 songs captured during "The Book Of Souls World Tour", which covered 39 countries across six continents during 2016 and 2017, and was seen by over two million fans. There will also be a free live streaming premiere of the concert film. For now, you can watch the legendary band perform "Speed Of Light" in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Source: ironmaiden.com
Band profile: Iron Maiden
Posted: 21.09.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (6)


Ufomammut - Stream New Album

Ufomammut's follow up to 2015's well-received Ecate is to be released on the 22nd of September through Neurot Recordings, from where it can also be pre-ordered as LP, CD or digital download. According to the band, the title of the new album, 8, was inspired by the infinity symbol. It is also their 8th studio album if you count 2012's pair of Oro albums as a single piece of work.

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Source: teamrock.com
Band profile: Ufomammut
Posted: 21.09.2017 by Netzach | Comments (0)


Artillery - New Video Online

Danish thrash metal gunners Artillery just shared a new video for the tune "When The Magic Is Gone". It comes off of their latest cannon, Penalty By Perception. The track shows the more mellow side of Artillery. You can check out the new explosion on the YouTube player below.

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Source: metalblade.com
Band profile: Artillery
Posted: 21.09.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Warrel Dane - Announces New Album In The Making

Warrel Dane, the vocalist of Sanctuary and Nevermore, will finally return with his second solo album, currently created under the guidance of renowned producer Roy Z (Bruce Dickinson, Halford, Helloween, Sebastian Bach) in 2018! Shadow Work will be recorded during autumn 2017 and is expected to be released in the first half of 2018 via Century Media Records worldwide. Get ready!

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Source: centurymedia.com
Band profile: Warrel Dane
Posted: 21.09.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Airbourne - Release Trailer For Upcoming Documentary

Australian hard rockers Airbourne have recenrly shared a new teaser from their upcoming documentary, It's All For Rock 'N' Roll. You can get the DVD exclusively in the new B-Side album Diamond Cuts, which will be available on September 29th, 2017. You can watch the trailer below.

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Source: youtube.com
Band profile: Airbourne
Posted: 21.09.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Eïs - To Perform At Skaldenfest Festival

German black metallers Eïs have announced that they will play at the Skaldenfest Open Air 2018 in Würzburg, Germany. Mark your calendars for June 9th, 2018. To catch up on more shows from them, you can follow the band's Facebook page.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Eïs
Posted: 21.09.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Throane - Release New Song Excerpt

The French black metal act Throane is gracing us with a new six-track album this year called Plus Une Main À Mordre ("No Hand Left To Bite"). Before its release on October 20th through Debemur Morti Productions, we get to hear part of a new track. You can enjoy below the audio excerpt of "Et Ceux En lesquels Ils Croyaient".

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Throane
Posted: 20.09.2017 by Paz | Comments (4)


The Black Dahlia Murder - New Song Online

The Black Dahlia Murder just premiered a new song, entitled "Matriarch", taken from the upcoming new album, Nightbringers. The band's eighth full-length will arrive in stores on October 6th via Metal Blade Records and you can pre-order it here. Check out "Matriarch" now below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: The Black Dahlia Murder
Posted: 20.09.2017 by nikarg | Comments (2)


The Ocean - Premiere New Song, Working On New Album

It's been a while since The Ocean released new music. Luckily for fans, the German metallers are now premiering a new instrumental track called "Turritopsis Dohrnii". This is The Ocean's first new track released, since their 2015 Transcendental split EP with Japan's post rock legends Mono. The instrumental track was recorded as part of the Pelagial recording session, and is named after a tiny jellyfish species that lives in the Mediterranean, the only immortal species on earth. So, stop what you are doing and go listen to it!

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: The Ocean
Posted: 20.09.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (7)


Astral Doors - Mini Tour Announced

Astral Doors have announced a mini tour. The Swedish heavy metal band will perform in Spain and Sweden (with HammerFall and Dream Evil respectively). See the tour dates on the flyer below. Maybe you can catch them live. The group will be showcasing their new album, Black Eyed Children, released in April this year.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Astral Doors
Posted: 20.09.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Skull Fist - New Album Update, Coming In 2018

Canadian heavy metal hitters Skull Fist just announced that they will bring to light their third album in 2018. While their last album came out back in 2014, Chasing The Dream, the band will begin recording new tunes in October. Prepare for more Skull Fist riffs coming soon!

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Skull Fist
Posted: 20.09.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Evertale - Streaming New Track

German epic dragon-slayers Evertale have recently unveiled a new song from the upcoming album (read more here). It's entitled The Great Brotherwar and hits stores on October 27th via NoiseArt Records. You can hear "Empire Rising" below for a first taste of new material from the power metallers.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Evertale
Posted: 20.09.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Blackfinger - New Video Online

Traditional doom metal band Blackfinger, led by the legendary Trouble vocalist Eric Wagner, just shared a new video online. It's for the track "Afternow", taken from latest album, When Colors Fade Away, released just a few days ago on M-Theory Audio. Check out the new tune below and the accompanying video.

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Source: youtube.com
Band profile: Blackfinger
Posted: 20.09.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Blaze Of Perdition - Reveal New Song

Polish black metal act, Blaze Of Perdition, unleashed the first new track from the upcoming album, Conscious Darkness, set to be released on November 3rd via Agonia Records. Listen to an 8-minute excerpt of the album's second song, "Ashes Remain", below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Blaze Of Perdition
Posted: 20.09.2017 by nikarg | Comments (1)