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Gods Of Metal 2012 - New Bands Confirmed

The four headliners of the 2012 edition of Gods Of Metal have now all been confirmed: Black Sabbath, Manowar, Guns N' Roses and Mötley Crüe. Joining them will be Opeth, Lamb Of God, Within Temptation, Trivium, Sebastian Bach, Unisonic, Killswitch Engage, Devildriver, August Burns Red, Black Stone Cherry, Holyhell and Ugly Kid Joe.

The festival will take place at Arena Fiera in Milan, Italy, from June 21st to June 24th. Tickets go on sale on January 31st and you can buy them here. For more information about the festival, visit http://www.godsofmetal.it.

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Source: godsofmetal.it
Event: Gods Of Metal Festival
Posted: 30.01.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (10)


Alcest - Announce North American Tour

French shoegaze outfit Alcest have announced a North American tour in March with Deafheaven. The band will be promoting their freshly released album Les voyages de l'âme. Before, the band will be hitting Europe as well on a tour with Les Discrets and Soror Dolorosa in February.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Alcest
Event: Alcest: "Les Voyages De L'Âme" North America Tour
Posted: 30.01.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (12)


Les Discrets - New Video Online

"Ariettes oubliées", a brand new video from French shoegaze act Les Discrets is now available online and you can watch it below. It was written and directed by the band member Audrey Hadorn. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album Ariettes Oubliées..., which will be released on February 10th via Prophecy Productions. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Les Discrets
Posted: 30.01.2012 by Array | Comments (4)


Temple Of The Black Moon - Update On Debut Album

The members of Temple Of The Black Moon, a new project featuring Dani Filth (Cradle Of Filth), Rob Caggiano (Anthrax, The Damned Things), King ov Hell (formerly of Gorgoroth and Ov Hell) and John Tempesta (formerly of White Zombie and now drumming with The Cult) have been in the studio in Bergen, Norway, recording their upcoming debut album.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 30.01.2012 by DEATH666 | Comments (8)


Abominable Putridity - New Song Streaming Online

"The Anomalies Of Artificial Origin", a brand new song from Russian brutal death metallers Abominable Putridity is now streaming online and you can listen to it below. The song is the title track of the band's upcoming album The Anomalies Of Artificial Origin, set to be released on February 28th through Brutal Bands.


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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 30.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Paradise Lost - Announce UK Tour With Insomnium

British gothic metallers Paradise Lost will be touring the UK this April performing tracks from their forthcoming album Tragic Idol as a build up to its official release on April 23rd via Century Media Records. Finnish melodic death metallers Insomnium will be the main support. To celebrate the event, the band will have a very limited number of VIP tickets available (10 per show) which you can purchase online at their official website on February 1st.

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Source: paradiselost.co.uk
Band profile: Paradise Lost
Event: Paradise Lost + Insomnium: Tragic Idol Tour
Posted: 29.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (6)


Ragnarökkr Metal Apocalypse - Line-Up Completed

The Ragnarökkr Metal Apocalypse is America's greatest true metal festival. The 2012 line-up is like no other seen outside of Europe. The festival is scheduled for May 18th and 19th in Joliet, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. The following bands will be playing the two day fest: Virgin Steele, Wizard, Voltax, Brocas Helm, Pharaoh, Skull Fist, Damien Thorne, Slauter Xstroyes, Blacksmith, A Sound Of Thunder, Borrowed Time, Voz, Ancient Creation and Stone Magnum.

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Source: ragnarokkrmetal.com
Event: Ragnarökkr Metal Apocalypse
Posted: 29.01.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Pavillon Rouge - Debut Album Details Revealed

French industrial/electro black metallers Pavillon Rouge, featuring members of Crystalium, Osirion and Sybreed, have unveiled details about their debut album entitled Solmeth Pervitine. The album was recorded at the Hiroshima Studios, the artwork was created by Malavita and it was released through Post Apocalyptic Music. Samples from the album can be streamed at this location and also at the band's Reverbnation page.

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Source: postapocalypticmusic.com
Band profile: Sybreed
Posted: 29.01.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Megadeth - Bassist Wants To Be A Lutheran Pastor

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Megadeth's bassist Dave Ellefson is an online student in the Specific Ministry Program at Concordia Seminary.

"Most people want to be a rock star," said Jon Bjorgaard, pastor of the Lutheran church in Scottsdale, AZ, where Ellefson and his family are congregants. "David's a rock star who wants to become a pastor."

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Source: stltoday.com
Band profile: Megadeth
Posted: 29.01.2012 by Cuca Beludo | Comments (62)


Folkstone - Announce New Album Title And Italian Tour Dates

Italian folk metallers Folkstone have announced that their new album will be entitled Il Confine. The band will unveil the album tracklist and cover art soon. More album details were previously reported here. In the meantime, an Italian tour was announced for the next few months, starting at Trezzo sull'Adda on March 16th.

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Source: folkstone.it
Band profile: Folkstone
Event: Folkstone: Italy Tour 2012
Posted: 29.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Dream Theater - Premiere New Lyric Video

US progressive metallers Dream Theater have premiered the official lyric video for the song "Build Me Up, Break Me Down" at Loudwire. Alternatively, you can watch it below. The track comes off the band's most recent album, A Dramatic Turn Of Events, released last year via Roadrunner Records.

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Source: dreamtheater.net
Band profile: Dream Theater
Posted: 28.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (9)


Lacuna Coil - Entire New Album Streaming Online

Dark Adrenaline, the new album from Italian gothic metallers Lacuna Coil is now streaming online at Virgin Radio Italy and spin.com. The band's sixth album was released on January 24th via Century Media Records. More album details were previously reported here and here.


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Source: lacunacoil.it
Band profile: Lacuna Coil
Posted: 28.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (2)


Visions Of Atlantis - Announce Upcoming Album Title

Austrian symphonic metallers Visions Of Atlantis have announced via Facebook that their new album will be titled Ethera. The band is currently in the studio recording it and plans to release it this year.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Visions Of Atlantis
Posted: 28.01.2012 by DarkSymphony500 | Comments (6)


Sonisphere Festival - First Names Announced

The fourth edition of the Sonisphere festival in Spain will return to Getafe with Metallica as headliners, where they will play the Black Album in its entirety. Joining them will be Soundgarden, Slayer, Within Temptation, Mastodon, Children Of Bodom, Kyuss, Gojira, Clutch, Orange Goblin, Skindred, Ghost, Sister and Vita Imana, with more names still to be announced. The festival will take place through May 25th-26th and feature three stages and thirty artists. Tickets go on sale on January 31st.

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Source: sonispherefestivals.com
Event: Sonisphere Spain
Posted: 28.01.2012 by DaMaGeR | Comments (13)


Badfare State - Unveil Debut EP Details

Spanish crossover thrash metallers Badfare State have announced that the band has finished recording their debut EP entitled Socially Dead, which includes four tracks that blend old school thrash metal, hardcore/punk, heavy metal and rock. The band is currently searching for a label to release the EP, as well as a bassist and a second guitarist to complete their line-up. The song "Rich Men's War" is streaming online at their official MySpace page.


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Source: myspace.com
Posted: 28.01.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (0)