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Drudkh - New Album Details Revealed

Ukranian black metallers Drudkh have released further details about their upcoming release Eternal Turn Of The Wheel, due out February 24th, 2012 (28th in North America) via Season of Mist Records. Eternal Turn Of The Wheel will be available as a CD digipak, limited to first pressing, and a vinyl LP with download card. Both items can be pre-ordered on Season of Mist's e-shop at this location. Previous album details were reported here.


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Posted: 15.12.2011 by pisymbol | Comments (29)

Angelus Apatrida - In The Studio Recording New Album

Official Century Media press release:

Spanish thrash metallers Angelus Apatrida never rest! Only two days after the last show of their extensive Clockwork Tour, the band entered Ultrasound Studios in Moita, Portugal, together with producer Daniel Cardoso (Anathema, Anneke Van Giersbergen, etc.) and sound engineer Hugo Andrade, with whom they already previously worked for their much lauded Clockwork album, which marked the band's first release on Century Media Records.


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Posted: 15.12.2011 by BudDa | Comments (6)

Asphyx - New Song Online

"Deathhammer", a brand-new song from Dutch death metallers Asphyx can now be streamed on CVLT Nation.


Band profile: Asphyx
Posted: 15.12.2011 by Nekrokvlt | Comments (22)

Sabaton - Touring North America In 2012

Swedish heavy metallers Sabaton announced it on their official website that they will be doing a headlining tour in North America with several dates in 2012. The upcoming tour is called Swedish Empire Tour 2012 and it will run from April through May.


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Event: Sabaton: Swedish Empire Tour 2012
Posted: 15.12.2011 by kual21 | Comments (6)

Sorrows Path - To Record New Album In 2012

Greek metallers Sorrows Path will begin recording their second album next year. The band posted the following on their MySpace page: "Sorrows Path booked Fragile Studios in Athens, Greece, in order to record their sophomore album between August and October 2012 with producer Vangelis Yalamas! The follower of The Rough Path Of Nihilism will be out late 2012 by German Rock It Up Records! Doom rules eternally..."


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Posted: 15.12.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)

Enthroned - Sign With Agonia Records

Belgian black metallers Enthroned have announced a new collaboration with Agonia Records. The band released this official statement: "Enthroned is proud to announce the new collaboration with Polish Agonia Records, we are truly looking forward to see what this cooperation will bring for the future. The Agonia team has been behind the band since the very beginning and are true fans of Enthroned, understanding our visions as well as our ideology, which is a very important factor as far as we are concerned."


Band profile: Enthroned
Posted: 15.12.2011 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

Katagory V - New Song Available For Streaming

"Far Too Long", a brand new song from US power progressive metal band Katagory V is now streaming online at this location. The song will appear in their upcoming fifth album Resurrect The Insurgence. Katagory V bassist Dustin Mitchell comments: "We know it has been rather quiet in the Katagory V camp, and many have been wondering when the new album will be released, but rest assured we are still fighting the good fight, and the new album will be delivered in good time. However, it has been difficult to nail down a release date in the current state of the industry with the constant changes abound. Nevertheless, we are still alive!"


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Posted: 15.12.2011 by kual21 | Comments (0)

Behemoth - Announce 666 Years Of Bydgoszcz Special Show

Bydgoszcz, one of the biggest cities in Poland will soon become the city of Satan himself. On March 10th, 2012, this city will celebrate its 666th birthday. Satan feels very satisfied by this so he decided to organize a spectacular show.

On that day, a concert will take place in the Astoria sports hall with three of the biggest Polish death metal titans. On stage, Behemoth, Vader, Decapitated and a young band called The Sixpounder will perform.


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Event: 666 Years of Bydgoszcz
Posted: 15.12.2011 by Arcik | Comments (30)

Chaos In Tejas Music Fest 2012 - Announce Initial Line-Up

The initial line-up for the Chaos in Tejas Music Fest 2012 has been announced. The festival will take place on May 31st through June 3rd in Austin, Texas. So far, the festival announced the performance of the following bands: Nasum, Toxic Holocaust, Winter, Ringworm, Ghoul, Disma, Loss (USA), The Mob, Antisect, Best Coast, Tear It Up, Varukers, Iceage, Forward, The Abused, Warrior Kids, Black Witchery, Omegas, Heratys, Hoax, Zyanose, Double Negative, Give, The Ropes, Mauser, Scapegoat, Whitehorse, Gas Chamber, Magic Circle and Hank Wood And The Hammerheads. More bands will be announced soon.


Event: Chaos in Tejas, Gig Vol. 8
Posted: 14.12.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (4)

Neurosis - Re-Releasing Two Records On Vinyl

US metallers Neurosis' albums Souls At Zero and Enemy Of The Sun will be re-released on vinyl.

Relapse Records has issued the following announcement: "Relapse Records is proud to announce the release of Neurosis' two landmark records Souls At Zero (originally released in 1992) and Enemy Of The Sun (originally released in 1993). Available on LP for the first time in nearly two decades and for the first time ever in their full form on vinyl, both albums have been fully remastered and presented with newly expanded artwork. Pre-orders for both records, including an exclusive line of Neurosis merch, are available now at this location."


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Posted: 14.12.2011 by Rog-Mothoth | Comments (3)

Ava Inferi - New Video Online

"The Living End", a brand new video from Portuguese gothic/doom metal band Ava Inferi can now be watched below. The song is taken from their forth album Onyx, which was released on February via Season of Mist. The video was directed by Costin Chioreanu.


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Posted: 14.12.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (7)

Wolves In The Throne Room - Announce New North American Tour Dates

US atmospheric black metallers Wolves In The Throne Room have announced new North American tour dates in January. This special run of new performances will bring the band's final shows in support of Celestial Lineage, released this year, and the band is excited to perform alongside a range of acts on the ten-date expedition, including Master Musicians Of Bukkake, Mount Eerie, Ash Borer, Worm Oroboros and Chelsea Wolfe.


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Event: Wolves In The Throne Room: N. American West Coast Tour 2012
Posted: 14.12.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (10)

Lacuna Coil - New Music Video Online

Italian gothic metal outfit Lacuna Coil have posted a new music video online for the song "Trip The Darkness" which can be watched below.

The song is the first single from the group's forthcoming new studio album, "Dark Adrenaline," which will be released through Century Media Records on January 24th.


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Posted: 14.12.2011 by Rog-Mothoth | Comments (18)

New England Metal & Hardcore Festival - Announce Line-Up And Headliners

The line-up for the annual New England Metal & Hardcore Festival have been revealed. The festival takes place at the Palladium in Worcester, USA on April 20th to 22nd.

Headliner for Friday is melodic death metallers The Black Dahlia Murder and for Sunday is metalcore act Killswitch Engage. The headliner for Saturday is to be announced on January 2nd.


Event: New England Metal & Hardcore Festival XIV
Posted: 14.12.2011 by Nekrokvlt | Comments (3)

Leng Tch'e - Part Ways With Drummer, Replacement Announced

Belgian grindcore act Leng Tch'e has announced a change in their line-up through their label Season of Mist: "After 4 years the time has come to say goodbye to Tony behind the drumkit and welcome the newest addition to the Razorgrind camp: Olivier Coppens! We'd like to thank Tony for all his hard work and commitment and wish him all the luck in his future endeavours. Be sure to come out to our tour with Origin and Psycroptic to see Olivier in action!"

Here's what Olivier has to say: "I am beyond stoked to be part of this band and would like to thank my new band members, my family and everybody who supports me. Can't wait to crush and destroy, see you on the road!"


Band profile: Leng Tch'e
Posted: 13.12.2011 by BudDa | Comments (3)