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Our news section is frequently updated - usually the stories are sent in by our users, and sometimes by the bands/labels themselves. There's an RSS feed. Events are also submitted by users and feature concerts, festivals and tours from all around the world. Upcoming events are displayed under the Navigation menu - make sure you adjust your Settings to display events from your city/state/country. In the detailed event view you can see the additional info, running order, who's coming to the show (and add yourself to the list) and user comments.

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Wintersun - Announce European 'By Request' Shows

Wintersun played their first "by request" shows in Finland last month, where their fans could vote the setlist for each concert. Due to their great reception, the band has now decided to play a couple of select "by request" headline shows outside of their home country in August and November (in Austria, Germany and The Netherlands).

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Wintersun
Posted: 23.05.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Primal Fear - Reveal New Album Details And New Song

Power metallers Primal Fear have shared the cover art and all the details regarding their impending new studio record, Apocalypse. Furthermore, they also released a new single called "Hounds Of Justice". You can give it a spin below and see what you think about it. Apocalypse hits stores on August 10th via Frontiers Music Srl.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Primal Fear
Posted: 23.05.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Leah - Announce New Album, Crowdfunding Campaign

Canadian band Leah has announced a new "Celtic fantasy metal album" and launched its crowdfunding campaign as usual for an independent effort's release and distribution. Titled The Quest, the album's cover art made by Jan Yrlund of Darkgrove Studios and the tracklist have already been revealed.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Leah
Posted: 23.05.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Harm's Way - Launch New Video

This June, Harm's Way will head back out on the road for their "Posthuman Pacific Northwest Tour", featuring special guests Soft Kill, before joining the final, full cross country Vans Warped Tour later that month, with Every Time I Die, Hatebreed, and many more. For a preview of their live show, fans can watch the video for Posthuman's "Last Man" (shot at the Subterranean in Chicago, IL) now here.

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Source: metalblade.com
Band profile: Harm's Way
Posted: 23.05.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Riverside - Announce New Album Title

Polish proggers Riverside have shared more news about their upcoming new album. Now we know that it will be called Wasteland (Waste7and) and will be released at the end of September this year. The trio promises to unveil more details soon. In the last few months, Riverside have been busy recording the new material for the follow-up to Love, Fear And The Time Machine.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Riverside
Posted: 22.05.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Anaal Nathrakh - Unveil New Album Title, Release Date

Grindcore/black metal unit Anaal Nathrakh has recently announced their tenth full length album, which will be called A New Kind Of Horror and will be released through Metal Blade Records on the 28th of September. So, mark your calendars and start preparing for new music!

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Anaal Nathrakh
Posted: 22.05.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Bloodbath - N. American Tour Postponed

Unfortunately, Bloodbath have been forced to postpone their North American tour due to visa issues. However, the Swedish death metallers promise that they will reschedule the dates as soon as possible. At the beginning of the year, the band started recording their 5th studio album.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Bloodbath
Posted: 22.05.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Flotsam And Jetsam - New Album Delayed, Release Lyric Video

Flotsam And Jetsam have kicked off their North American tour with HammerFall and also released a lyric video for "Monkey Wrench". There was talk of a new album to arrive this June, but the release had to be delayed (will be likely November now). According to the label, they've heard some rough mixes and assure that it will be worth the wait.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Flotsam And Jetsam
Posted: 22.05.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Empyrium - Announce Tour With Helrunar And Sun Of The Sleepless

Three veteran Prophecy Productions bands - Empyrium, Helrunar and Sun Of The Sleepless - are joining forces for 11 shows across Europe this autumn on a tour you don't want to miss! Empyrium will perform Songs Of Moors And Misty Fields in its entirety and more selected early Empyrium works (1994-1998) on the "Heralds Of The Fall" Tour this September/October.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Empyrium
Posted: 21.05.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Shylmagoghnar - Debut New Video

The Dutch duo Shylmagoghnar has shared yet another new song from the impending album, Transience. The atmospheric death/black metallers shared the brand new song and official video for "As All Must Come To Pass". You can get their new record this June 29th via Napalm Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Shylmagoghnar
Posted: 21.05.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Vulture Industries - To Tour In Japan

Vulture Industries have announced Japanese tour dates in support of their latest album, Stranger Times, released last year. The Norwegian eccentrics will hit the road to Japan in August, where they will be joined by The Agonist and Cellar Darling.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Vulture Industries
Posted: 21.05.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Amorphis - Share Video Clip Feat. Anneke Van Giersbergen

As you know, Finnish melancholic progressive metallers Amorphis have just released Queen Of Time, their latest offering, via Nuclear Blast! In addition, the band unveiled the music video of the third single "Amongst Stars" featuring singer Anneke van Giersbergen (The Gathering, The Gentle Storm, Vuur). Watch the final result below and check out the entire album if you still haven't.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Amorphis
Posted: 19.05.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (19)


Epica - Releasing Covers EP Worldwide

Last December, Dutch symphonic metal giants Epica surprised their fans with a very special covers EP release entitled Epica vs. Attack On Titan. The release, which was only available in Japan, featured metal versions of the theme songs from the highly successful manga series with 70 million copies in print turned worldwide aired anime "Attack On Titan". Today, the band announced the EP will be available outside of Japan on July 20th via Nuclear Blast Records.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Epica
Posted: 19.05.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Body Count - New Music Video Unveiled

Body Count has released an official music video for the song "All Love Is Lost". The track features a guest appearance by Max Cavalera (Soulfly, Sepultura), who also co-wrote the song, and appears on their latest album, Bloodlust, which was released in March 2017 via Century Media Records. Jay Rodriguez directed the video and Law And Order: Special Victims Unit's Kelly Giddish guest stars.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Body Count
Posted: 19.05.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Seventh Wonder - Share Offical Video For 'Tiara's Song'

Seventh Wonder, fronted by Tommy Karevik (Kamelot), just presented their new music video for the 7-minute new song "Tiara's Song"! Enjoy the epic video from their upcoming new album, Tiara, now here. This is also the first official video released to promote the new concept record due out on October 12th via Frontiers Music Srl.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Seventh Wonder
Posted: 18.05.2018 by diamondblack | Comments (7)