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ARRM - Split With Lonker See Streaming In Full

Polish drone doom bringers ARRM recently released their new split with Lonker See via Instant Classic and if you still haven't listened to it, now it's your chance. The entire release, which includes one track from each band, is currently available to be enjoyed fully on the Bandcamp player below. Why wait? Dive in!

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Marduk - Show In Oakland Cancelled Over Police Concerns

Swedish black metallers Marduk's show in Oakland, California was canceled "in the name of public safety" last night over concerns from Oakland police that the group would draw anti-fascist protesters. Marduk was supposed to play at the Oakland Metro Opera House. Police say the band has been criticized for glorifying Nazi imagery and anti-Semitism.

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Labyrinth - New Album Title, Cover And More Revealed

After a seven year hiatus, Labyrinth, the legendary prog/power Italian metal band, will return with a brand new studio album, titled Architecture Of A God on April 21st, 2017. Check out the cover, tracklist and more details about the new album process below.

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Native Construct - Release Instrumental Version Of 'Quiet World' With Bonus Track

Boston based progressive act Native Construct has just launched the instrumental version of their critically-acclaimed debut release, Quiet World. The instrumental tracks, as was the case with the original release, were mixed by Rich Mouser at The Mouse House Studio and mastered by Jamie King at The Basement Recording in North Carolina. You can listen to the album now via these streaming or download services here.

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Dimmu Borgir - Unveil Clip From Upcoming DVD

As 2017 marks the year of the return of Norwegian symphonic black metal giants Dimmu Borgir, they will release their anticipated double-DVD, Forces Of The Northern Night, on April 28th. Available in different formats, the release will contain two live rituals: their legendary concert in Oslo, showing Dimmu Borgir on stage with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and a bombastic choir, as well as the entire performance at Wacken Open Air with almost 100 musicians in action. For now, the Norwegians unveil their first video from the Wacken show where they perform the hymn "Mourning Palace" live with the Czech National Symphonic Orchestra.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
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Posted: 18.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Demon Hunter - Debut New Video

The highly anticipated new Demon Hunter is coming out this year and why not listen to some material from it? The metalcore group has revealed the first song off of Outlive. Watch the brand new video for "Died In My Sleep" here! You can get Outlive on March 31st via Solid State Records. Before that, enjoy the new song!

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Posted: 18.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Acherontas - Complete New Album

Greek black metallers Acherontas have revealed that they have completed their new album, which will follow-up their 2015 release, Ma-Ion (Formulas Of Reptilian Unification). The new material is already in the hands of World Terror Committee Productions. The band promises to reveal more about it soon.

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Posted: 18.02.2017 by 3rdWorld | Comments (1)


Ashes Of Ares - Drummer Van Williams Leaves

Ashes Of Ares, a Matt Barlow project, just lost their drumming force. The group posted that they parted ways with drummer Van Williams of Nevermore fame. So far, the group has only released their self-titled debut album back in 2013 but the other two remaining members are working on its follow-up.

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Posted: 18.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Kobra And The Lotus - Stream New Song

You can start your weekend with some heavy metal courtesy of Kobra And The Lotus. The Canadian outfit fronted by Kobra Paige is streaming a brand new song online. Prevail I, their new offering, is set for release on May 12th on Napalm Records. Check out their new single "Gotham", available for streaming below. The band also revealed the album's cover art and tracklist. Do you like it?

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Posted: 18.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Immolation - Release 'Fostering The Divide' Lyric Video

New York death metal giants Immolation are currently on tour in North America in support of their upcoming album, Atonement, which will be released next week on February 24th via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the American band has released a lyric video for the brand new track "Fostering The Divide", which means you can enjoy their brand of death metal right here.

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Posted: 17.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Iron Maiden - Bolivian Parents Name Baby 'Iron Maiden'

Why name your kid Apple or Bruce when you can call him Iron Maiden? That's exactly what a Bolivian family from the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra decided to name their newborn son in honour of the heavy metal band. Their decision has made headlines. The boy's birth certificate has been released, which displays his full name as Iron Maiden Duran Ruiz. At least they didn't name the boy Anal Cunt or Paracoccidioidomicosisproctitissarcomucosis!

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Posted: 17.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (13)


Royal Thunder - Share New Track

Are you ready for some new Royal Thunder material? You'd better be because the U.S. metallers just premiered online a brand new tune from the impending Wick album. The song is called "April Showers" and appears on the follow-up to Crooked Doors, due out via Spinefarm Records on April 7th. If you want to listen to it, head here. Don't miss the opportunity!

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Posted: 17.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Katla. - Premiere New Song

Icelandic duo Katla., comprised of ex-Sólstafir drummer Guðmundur Óli Pálmason and his former bandmate from Potentiam, Einar Eldur Thorberg Guðmundsson, have debuted last year with a two-song EP. Now, they have a debut full-length album on the way, and they are premiering one of the songs from this upcoming album, the song being named "Hyldýpi". The track can be streamed at this location as of the writing of this article.

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Posted: 17.02.2017 by RaduP | Comments (8)


Artificial Brain - Reveal New Song And Details From Upcoming Album

US technical death metallers Artificial Brain have revealed that the follow-up to their 2014 debut album, Labyrinth Constellation, titled Infrared Horizon will be released by Profound Lore Records on 21st April 2017. A new track called "Synthesized Instinct" is streaming below.

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Posted: 17.02.2017 by 3rdWorld | Comments (2)


Almanac - To Release New Album And Record Show For DVD

In March 2016, the symphonic metal cavaliers Almanac, led by ex-Rage guitarist Victor Smolski, unleashed their acclaimed debut album, Tsar, but now they are on their first headline tour ever! This trek started on February 4th in Roselare, Belgium and there are still some shows in Germany and The Netherlands left. Just right after this tour, the band will start the recordings of their second album, which is scheduled to be released in summer 2017. In addition, Almanac is confirmed to play at the Masters of Rock festival. This show will be recorded and published as a bonus DVD on the limited first edition of the upcoming album.

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Band profile: Almanac
Posted: 17.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)