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Blood Of An Outlaw - Announce New Bassist And 2017 Plans

Houston, TX deathcore heroes, Blood Of An Outlaw, have finally recruited a new bass player into their ranks to replace AJ Sandoval, who left late last year. They've also announced plans to begin the writing process for their sophomore album, and live appearances for the remainder of 2017. You can read the full announcement below.

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Posted: 24.04.2017 by psykometal | Comments (0)


Sólstafir - Stream New Song, Announce European Tour

Sólstafir have released another track from their upcoming album, Berdreyminn, which will hit the record stores shelves on May 26th, via Season Of Mist. The Icelandic outfit has already revealed the songs "Ísafold" and "Bláfjall" before. The new track, which is the opener of Berdreyminn is called "Silfur-Refur" and you can listen to it below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Sólstafir
Posted: 24.04.2017 by nikarg | Comments (2)


Swallow The Sun - To Play At Metalshow Open Air

Finnish doomsters Swallow The Sun will play at the Latvian metal festival Metalshow Open Air this summer in June. Recently, the band has been touring in North America with Amorphis and will also appear in two summer festivals at home, Nummirock and John Smith Festival.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Swallow The Sun
Event: Metalshow Open Air 2017
Posted: 24.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Diabulus In Musica - Release Live Video

The Spaniards Diabulus In Musica have recently released a live video. The video is for the track "Lies In Your Eyes" and the footage was captured in the greatest Diabulus In Musica show till date where the band performed with a huge symphonic orchestra and choir (Coral de Cámara de Navarra) at the Baluarte Congress Centre and Auditorium of Navarra on November 14th, 2015. Check out the final result here.

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Source: diabulusinmusica.com
Band profile: Diabulus In Musica
Posted: 24.04.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Forest Stream - Guitarist Passes Away

Doom metal is all about grief, sorrow, sadness and loss, but there are days when it happens literally. Russian doom metal band Forest Stream just lost their guitarist Berserk, Pavel Antonenkov. The band didn't say much about it but posted a poem mourning his loss.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Forest Stream
Posted: 24.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Dark Tranquillity - Announce Tour With Warbringer And Striker

Melodic death metal legends Dark Tranquillity have officially announced a new set of tour dates for this autumn in North America. Here's the statement from the band: "We're very pleased to announce that we'll return to North America after the summer, this time hitting some areas that we missed out on during our previous stateside tour a couple of months ago. Support will come from the mighty US thrashers Warbringer and Canadian metalists Striker, so this is one hell of a package with something for everyone. There are both regular tickets available as well as special VIP packages including a meet and greet with the band and a poster."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Dark Tranquillity
Posted: 23.04.2017 by nikarg | Comments (2)


Dutch Doom Days - New Bands Announced

What do you do in late October, with autumn rain, in Rotterdam? Maybe try some Dutch craft beer or listen to some good music? You can do that on the upcoming Dutch Doom Days XVI festival that will happen in Rotterdam, The Nederlands on the 28th and 29th of October 2017, at the Baroeg club. The latest bands confirmed for the fest are Dutch band Beyond Our Ruins and Mare Infinitum.

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Posted: 23.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Metal Church - Announce New Drummer

Metal Church recently announced Stet Howland (ex-W.A.S.P.) as the replacement of Jeff Plate, who left the band last month after 11 years.

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Band profile: Metal Church
Posted: 23.04.2017 by Metal God | Comments (0)


When Icarus Falls - Streaming Entire New Album

When Icarus Falls's new album has arrived! Titled Resilience, the second album from the Swiss post-metallers is currently streaming in full online via Bandcamp, released through Czar of Crickets Productions. It was recorded by Chris Noth at Bikini Test (La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland), mixed and mastered by Magnus Lindberg. You can dive into their universe by listening to it in full below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: When Icarus Falls
Posted: 23.04.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Suicidal Tendencies - Announce South American Tour

Crossover thrash legends Suicidal Tendencies will embark on a South American tour this next week, as they continue to support their latest album, World Gone Mad, which was released last September.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Suicidal Tendencies
Posted: 23.04.2017 by Metal God | Comments (1)


Skyforger - Confirmed For Kilkim Žaibu Festival

Latvian pagan folk metal artists Skyforger announced that they will play at the Lithuanian festival Kilkim Zaibu this summer. They will perform their folk program at the Kilkim Žaibu for the first time. The line-up for this year also includes Abbath, Vulture Industries, Mgła, Månegarm, Archgoat and many others.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Skyforger
Posted: 23.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Tod Huetet Uebel - Entire New EP Streaming Online

Portuguese black metal band Tod Huetet Uebel is about to release a new two-track EP called N​.​A​.​D​.​A.. Before its release (May 31st via Caverna Abismal Records), the EP is already available online in full. This is their first new release in two years since Malícia. Stream it here and give us your opinion about the band's new offering.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Tod Huetet Uebel
Posted: 22.04.2017 by Paz | Comments (0)


Paradise Lost - To Release 'Medusa' Album This Summer

News from the Paradise Lost camp. They are nearing completion of a new studio album, recorded at Orgone Studios in the misty countryside of Woburn, England, to follow The Plague Within. The new album is called Medusa and will hit the shelves this summer via Nuclear Blast, it has just been revealed.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Paradise Lost
Posted: 22.04.2017 by The Underdog | Comments (10)


Danzig - Stream New Song From Upcoming Album

Danzig is streaming a brand new song called "Devil On Hwy 9", taken from the band's first album of all new material in 7 years, that is since 2010's well received Deth Red Sabaoth. The new record, Black Laden Crown, is out on Evilive Records May 26th, 2017 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment in North America and AFM Records in Europe and can be pre-ordered here. Check out the new track below and share your first impressions.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Danzig
Posted: 22.04.2017 by nikarg | Comments (8)


Alice Cooper - To Perform With Original Band Members Again

Alice Cooper has announced that he will be reuniting with members of his original band and perform with Dennis Dunaway, Neal Smith and Michael Bruce during his upcoming Nashville stop at TPAC, the Tennessee Performing Arts Center on May 14th. This will be a show within a show type situation, with Alice Cooper performing with his current touring band and with the original band members in a mini-set.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Alice Cooper
Posted: 22.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)