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Creative Waste - Drummer Kevin Talley To Guest On Debut Album

Saudi Arabian grindcore act Creative Waste has confirmed that the digital release date of their upcoming debut album Slaves To Conformity has been set for April 3rd. The band has also announced death metal drummer Kevin Talley (Dååth, Nothnegal, Six Feet Under) as a guest musician on two tracks of the album.

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Source: jorzine.com
Band profile: Six Feet Under
Posted: 08.03.2012 by JD | Comments (1)


Arjen Lucassen - Unveils New Solo Album Title And Cover Art

Dutch multi-instrumentalist Arjen Lucassen (and the mastermind behind Ayreon) has revealed recently the title of his upcoming solo album as well as a poster created from the cover artwork designed by the artist Claudio Bergamin. The album will be entitled Lost In The New Real and it will be released on April 23rd in Europe and May 8th in the US via InsideOut.

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Source: arjenlucassen.com
Band profile: Ayreon
Posted: 07.03.2012 by Dark Blood | Comments (16)


Corrosion Of Conformity - Announce North American Tour With Torche, Black Cobra And Gaza

After announcing a US tour for March, American stoner metallers Corrosion Of Conformity have now confirmed a new North American tour for June. They will be taking out Torche once more, as well as Black Cobra and Gaza as support acts to promote their new self-titled album Corrosion Of Conformity.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Corrosion Of Conformity
Event: Corrosion Of Conformity: North American Tour 2012
Posted: 07.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Ministry - New Song Streaming Online

"Double Tap", a brand new song from US industrial metallers Ministry is currently streaming online at this location. The song is the second single taken from the band's new studio album titled Relapse, which will be released on March 23rd in Europe (March 26th in the US) via AFM Records. More album details were previously reported here and here.

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Source: de-de.facebook.com
Band profile: Ministry
Posted: 07.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (4)


DragonForce - Announce UK Signing Sessions

British speed power metallers DragonForce have announce a series of UK in-store signing sessions starting on April 15th in London and an album release show in Birmingham on April 18th.

The band posted the following on their official website: "Having recently announced the details of their forthcoming 5th studio album The Power Within, DragonForce now announce a series of instore signings with HMV, commencing in London on the release date of Sunday April 15th together with a special, one-off album launch show in Birmingham."

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Source: dragonforce.com
Band profile: DragonForce
Event: DragonForce: Album Release Show
Posted: 07.03.2012 by Flower Metal | Comments (0)


Jungle Rot - Release New Video

"Blood Ties", a brand new video from US death metallers Jungle Rot is now available online and can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's latest effort Kill On Command, which was released last year via Victory Records. The band is also currently on tour with Deicide and Abigail Williams.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Jungle Rot
Posted: 07.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (2)


Ypres Metal Fest - Details Announced

Dismembertainment has revealed details about the upcoming first annual Ypres Metal Fest, which will be a tribute to the recently deceased David Gold. The show has been announced for April 7th at The Canadian Nightclub in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada, where Empyrean Plague will be performing as well as guitarist Joel Violette and drummer Rae Amitay, who will play an acoustic set of Woods Of Ypres material.

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Band profile: Woods Of Ypres
Event: Ypres Metal Fest 2012
Posted: 07.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Pink Cream 69 - Drummer Splits With Band, Announce Replacement

Drummer and original member Kosta Zafiriou has left German heavy metallers Pink Cream 69 to concentrate on his new band Unisonic. He will be replaced by his long time drum technician Chris Schmidt, who also played with Sunstorm.

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Source: pinkcream69.de
Band profile: Pink Cream 69
Posted: 07.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Lord Symphony - Reveal New Vocalist

Indonesian epic power metallers Lord Symphony have revealed Arif (Power Beat, ex-Naga Terbang) as the band's new vocalist. He joined the band in February to replace Glen who decided to part ways due to a different vision and mission. Glen starts his new adventure with newly formed power metal band Pridelander.

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Source: lord-symphony.com
Band profile: Lord Symphony
Posted: 07.03.2012 by finalfortuner | Comments (1)


Aura Noir - New Song Online

"Fed To The Flames", a brand new song from Norwegian black thrashers Aura Noir is currently streaming exclusively at this location. The song comes off the band's fifth studio album entitled Out To Die, which is due out on March 23rd through Indie Recordings. The album marks the return of ex-Mayhem guitarist Blasphemer.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Aura Noir
Posted: 06.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Ex Deo - Reveal New Album Release Date And Tracklist

Kataklysm frontman Maurizio Iacono's Canadian epic death metal side project Ex Deo has announced the tracklist and release date for Caligvla, the follow-up album to their debut Romulus, released back in June 2009. Caligvla will be released on August 31st via Napalm Records, marking the 2000th birthday of Caligula according to the band.

So far it's been confirmed to feature collaborations by Mariangela Demurtas from Tristania on vocals and Francesco Artusato from All Shall Perish lending a guitar solo. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Ex Deo
Posted: 06.03.2012 by Unhealer | Comments (5)


Cannibal Corpse - New Single Streaming Online

"Encased In Concrete", the brand new single from US death metallers Cannibal Corpse has premiered and is available for streaming at Decibel Magazine. "Encased In Concrete" is the fourth track off the band's new studio offering titled Torture, which will be available on March 13th through Metal Blade Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Cannibal Corpse
Posted: 06.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (6)


OSI - New Song Online

"Cold Call", the first song off US prog metallers OSI's new album titled Fire Make Thunder has premiered exclusively and is currently streaming online at Decibel Magazine. Fire Make Thunder will be the band's fourth album and is slated for release on March 23rd in Europe and March 27th in North America via Metal Blade Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: osiband.com
Band profile: OSI
Posted: 06.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (8)


Sabaton - New Album To Be Available With Both Swedish And English Lyrics

Swedish heavy/power metallers Sabaton have revealed that their new album titled Carolus Rex will be available in both English and Swedish language.

The band explained the details on their official website: "We can now confirm that our new album will be available with both English and Swedish language. The topics of the songs will remain quite the same and deals with the Swedish Empire, from it's rise to it's fall. Carolus Rex will be available for purchase on single Swedish CD (Sweden only) and single English CD plus a limited edition which features a double CD with both language versions. The double CD will also feature a different cover artwork."

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Source: sabaton.net
Band profile: Sabaton
Posted: 06.03.2012 by Flower Metal | Comments (13)


The Faceless - Part Ways With Guitarist, Announce Replacement

Michael Keene, the founding guitarist of US progressive/technical death metallers The Faceless, has announced via twitter that guitarist Steve Jones has officially left the band. This announcement means that Keene is now the only original member in the band. Guitarist Wes Hauch was also announced as Steve Jones' replacement. The band is currently finishing the recording of their new album Purging Mankind.

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Source: metalinjection.net
Posted: 06.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)