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Pain - European Into Darkness Tour With Moonspell, Swallow The Sun, Lake Of Tears Announced

Pain, Moonspell, Swallow The Sun, Lake Of Tears, plus another special act, will join forces for the Into Darkness Tour 2012 across Europe, scheduled for November this year.

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Event: Pain: Into Darkness Tour 2012
Posted: 14.04.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (5)


OSI - Release New Video

"For Nothing", the brand new video from US progressive metallers OSI has premiered and is available for viewing below. It was directed by Jimmy Ahlander. The song is taken from the band's new album Fire Make Thunder, which was released on March 23rd in Europe and March 27th in North America through Metal Blade Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Posted: 14.04.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Bilocate - Ink Deal With Code666

Record label press release:

Jordanian dark oriental metallers Bilocate have inked a deal with the Italian label Code666 (Aural Music) to release their third studio album Summoning The Bygones.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 14.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Demonic Resurrection - Streaming Song From 2001 Compilation

Indian black/death metallers Demonic Resurrection have posted online the song "The Creatures Of Ancient Blood" from a previous compilation release at their Soundcloud page.

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Source: soundcloud.com
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Posted: 14.04.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Moonspell - New Video Online

"Lickanthrope", the new video from Portuguese gothic metallers Moonspell is now available for viewing below. The song comes off the band's upcoming album entitled Alpha Noir, which will be released on April 27th via Napalm Records. More album details were previously reported here and here.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 13.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (19)


Brutal Assault 2012 - New Bands Confirmed

New York hardcore legends Agnostic Front, Atlanta-based post-hardcore/metal band Norma Jean and Swiss electro/industrial dark metallers Samael have been confirmed as new acts for Brutal Assault Festival 2012. Unfortunately, Canadian band Protest The Hero have been forced to cancel their appearance due to some term collision with their US tour.

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Source: brutalassault.cz
Event: Brutal Assault 2012
Posted: 13.04.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Tankard - New Album Title Revealed

German thrash metallers Tankard have released the title of their upcoming Nuclear Blast debut. The name of the "anniversary-record" will be A Girl Called Cerveza. The album is currently being produced at the famous Studio 23 with renowned producer Michael Mainx (Böhse Onkelz, Der W, Disbelief, D-A-D) in Frankfurt, Germany. A Girl Called Cerveza will be out at the end of July via Nuclear Blast.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 13.04.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (6)


Arsis - Announce New Drummer

US death metallers Arsis have announced Shawn Priest as the full-time replacement for recently departed drummer Mike VanDyne. Priest, who has toured with Arsis in the past, will be behind the kit for the band's upcoming fifth studio album.

Priest commented: "After several major tours with Arsis since 2008, I am more than happy to take the position of full-time drummer. These guys have become some of my best friends and based on the new material we've been putting together, I think the new record will be one of the best and most extreme Arsis releases to date. Get stoked people."

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Posted: 13.04.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


Demon Hunter - Another New Song Online

"Wake", a brand new song from US metalcore outfit Demon Hunter is now streaming online at the band's Facebook page. The song is taken from their new album True Defiance, which was released on April 10th through Solid State Records.

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Posted: 13.04.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (7)


Holy Moses - Re-Recorded Song Streaming Online

In case you haven't heard, German thrash metallers Holy Moses are gearing up for the release of their compilation album entitled 30th Anniversary - In The Power Of Now. The album will be released on April 20th in Germany, April 23rd in Europe and early May in the USA/Canada via Steamhammer/SPV.

The band has now posted online a new re-recorded version of the song "Def Con II", which is taken from their classic album The New Machine Of Liechtenstein. The song is available for streaming here.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 13.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (4)


ETHS - Debut Album To Be Reissued

French metallers ETHS's first full-length album Soma, originally released in 2004, will be re-released on May 14th through Season Of Mist. This new version will include 4 previously unreleased exclusive bonus tracks from the 2003 demo sessions.

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Source: season-of-mist.com
Band profile: ETHS
Posted: 13.04.2012 by Sjuk | Comments (0)


Weeping Silence - Release New Album Teaser

Maltese gothic/doom metal band Weeping Silence has posted a trailer for their new yet-untitled album to be released this year. You can check out the trailer at the following location. The trailer features Joe Grech on backing vocals and Anders Jacobsson (Draconian) as guest vocalist, as was earlier reported. More news about the 9-track full-length will be released soon.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 13.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (0)


The Murder Of My Sweet - Reveal New Album Details

Bye Bye Lullaby, the new album from Swedish symphonic metallers The Murder Of My Sweet, has been scheduled for release on May 25th via AFM Records. The band also released the album cover and tracklist, available for viewing below.

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Posted: 13.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (1)


Black Sabbath - To Headline Lollapalooza Festival

British heavy metal legends Black Sabbath have confirmed a new festival date. Black Sabbath will play this year's Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, US, marking their only scheduled US date for this year.

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Event: Lollapalooza 2012
Posted: 12.04.2012 by Ace Frawley | Comments (6)


Alestorm - New Video Online

Scottish folk metallers Alestorm have posted online a new video for the song "Death Throes Of The Terrorsquid" and you can watch it below. The song comes off their latest album Back Through Time, released last year through Napalm Records.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 12.04.2012 by WinterChild | Comments (11)