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Torture Killer - New EP Details

Finnish death metallers Torture Killer will release a new three-song EP entitled I Chose Death on March 7 via Dynamic Arts Records. I Chose Death will mark the recording debut of the group's new singer, Pessi Haltsonen (Retaliatory Measures), who is described by his new bandmates as "a perfect fit" and "a human powerhouse."

The EP contains two new tracks and a cover version of Finnish ex-death metallers Demigod's "Succumb To Dark", from the Unholy Domain demo tape.

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Source: metalshockfinland.wordpress.com
Band profile: Torture Killer
Posted: 25.01.2012 by JD | Comments (0)


Soulfly - New Track Available For Download

"World Scum", the new song from Soulfly is now available for download at this location (For the price of an e-mail address).

The song features the band's new drummer David Kinkade (Ex-Borknagar) and a guest appearance by vocalist Travis Ryan (Cattle Decapitation).

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Soulfly
Posted: 25.01.2012 by BudDa | Comments (9)


Before The Dawn - New Album Details

Finnish melodic death metallers Before The Dawn return after living through a phase of changes and uncertainty. The band's upcoming album, entitled Rise Of The Phoenix, will arise from the ashes on April 27th, 2012. It is their seventh studio album and at the same time the second release via Nuclear Blast Records.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Before The Dawn
Posted: 25.01.2012 by RcK | Comments (7)


Mastodon - New Video Online

"Dry Bone Valley", a brand new video from US stoner outfit Mastodon is now available online and you can watch it below. The song is the band's new single and is taken from their latest output The Hunter, released last year. The video was directed and animated by Tim Biskup.

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Source: mastodonrocks.com
Band profile: Mastodon
Posted: 25.01.2012 by JD | Comments (7)


Running Wild - Unveil New Album Tracklist And Cover Art

After revealing the title of their upcoming album, German heavy metallers Running Wild have now unveiled Shadowmaker's tracklist and cover art, which can be seen below. The artwork was created by Rock N' Rolf and Jens Reinhold (Evergrey, Freedom Call, Virgin Steele), who also will do the complete artwork for all configurations available. The album will be released via Steamhammer/SPV on April 20th in Germany, April 23rd in Europe and April 24th in the US/Canada.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Running Wild
Posted: 25.01.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (9)


Edenbridge - Band Update, New Album Expected This Year

Austrian symphonic metallers Edenbridge have revealed that they plan to release a new album this year. Guitarist and keyboardist Lanvall checked in with the following band update: "The past year brought a big challenge and many changes for nearly all in the band, personally and professionally, so Edenbridge had to step back into the second row temporarily. Furthermore I was struck by a family tragedy through the suicide of my father, which I had to come to terms with and still have to. Moments, where nothing is as it was before."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Edenbridge
Posted: 25.01.2012 by BudDa | Comments (7)


Lamb Of God - New Album Streaming Online

Resolution, the freshly released new album from US thrashers Lamb Of God is streaming online in its entirety at this location. The album hit stores yesterday through Epic Records. More album details were previously reported here.


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Source: music.aol.com
Band profile: Lamb Of God
Posted: 25.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (5)


Deceased - New Album Details Unveiled

Kingsley "King" Fowley, drummer and vocalist in US death metallers Deceased, has announced via Facebook details about the band's next album. Fowley reveals that Ghostly White will be the title of the new album which he is writing this year. He hopes to record it in the summer and release it in winter 2013.

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Source: metalunderground.com
Band profile: Deceased
Posted: 25.01.2012 by Uwaga Nakurwiam | Comments (6)


Graveworm - Announce Line-Up Changes

Italian dark metallers Graveworm have announced some line-up changes. Founding member and guitarist Stefan Unterpertinger returns to the band after 10 years. He takes the guitar-part from Thomas Orgler who left the band due to personal reasons. Keyboard player Sabine Mair also left the band due to personal reasons.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Graveworm
Posted: 25.01.2012 by RcK | Comments (6)


Bilocate - Ink Deal With Flaming Arts Agency

Jordanian doom/death metallers Bilocate have recently announced on their official Facebook page that they have inked a deal with Flaming Arts Agency, known for having bands such as Behemoth, Hate, Novembers Doom and Blood Red Throne in its roster, adding a lot to the band's touring ability. More information on this partnership can be found here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Bilocate
Posted: 25.01.2012 by Strifeman | Comments (2)


Wolfchant - New Bassist Announced

German folk metallers Wolfchant have announced on their official website that Sarolv is the new permanent bassist of the band, replacing Michael "Bahznar" in the position.

The band posted the following short update: "Sarolv becomes a steady member at Wolfchant after he initially joined the band to temporarily help out as bassist."

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Source: wolfchant-metal.com
Band profile: Wolfchant
Posted: 25.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Ram - Entire New Album Streaming Online

Death, the new album from Swedish heavy metallers Ram is now streaming online in its entirety at this location. Death will be released on January 27th/30th via Metal Blade Records in Europe.


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Posted: 25.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Bleeding Through - Two New Songs Online

"Goodbye To Death", a brand new song from US metalcore outfit Bleeding Through is now available online and you can listen to it on the video below. Another new song, "Faith In Fire", is also streaming here. Both songs are taken from the band's upcoming album The Great Fire, to be released on January 31st via Rise Records.


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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 25.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Iced Earth - Premiere New Video

"Anthem", a brand new video from US power metallers Iced Earth has premiered exclusively at Revolvermag.com. The song comes off their latest output Dystopia, released last year. The video was shot in Cologne, Germany, during the European leg of Iced Earth's world tour and was produced and directed by Kosch Fabian Film.

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Source: icedearth.com
Band profile: Iced Earth
Posted: 24.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (10)


DragonForce - Forced To Cancel Soundwave 2012 Appearance

UK power metallers DragonForce have announced on their official website that they had to cancel their performance at the upcoming Soundwave Festival 2012 in Australia due to the delay in the completion of their new album.

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Source: dragonforce.com
Band profile: DragonForce
Event: Soundwave Festival 2012
Posted: 24.01.2012 by Flower Metal | Comments (6)