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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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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
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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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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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Posted: 12.04.2012 by WinterChild | Comments (11)


In Mourning - Entire New Album Streaming Online

The Weight Of Oceans, the upcoming new album from Swedish progressive melodic death metallers In Mourning is currently streaming online in its entirety at this location. The album will be streaming until its release on April 18th through Spinefarm Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Posted: 12.04.2012 by Dark Blood | Comments (27)


Baroness - Set New Album Title And Release Date

US sludge metal outfit Baroness has set a release date for their upcoming new album titled Yellow & Green. The album is set for release on July 17th via Relapse Records. The band is currently gearing up for a spring tour with Meshuggah and Decapitated.

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Posted: 12.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (15)


Dragged Into Sunlight - Announce US Tour

UK extreme metallers Dragged Into Sunlight have announced via their Facebook page a US tour for this summer, along with Cough and Wolvhammer. The band will also be performing at the Maryland Deathfest X on May 26th in Baltimore.

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Event: Dragged Into Sunlight: US Summer Tour 2012
Posted: 12.04.2012 by Vombatus | Comments (8)


Necronomicon - Part Ways With Guitarist

Massacre Records has issued the following statement about German old school thrashers Necronomicon parting ways with guitarist Andy Gern: "Sadly Andy Gern who played alongside Freddy as second guitarist could no longer withstand the pressure of the new longplayer Invictus. That's why Necronomicon had to take the painful but inevitable step of parting ways with Andy."

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Posted: 12.04.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Cancer Bats - New Single Online

"Bricks And Mortar", a brand new song from Canadian hardcore-punk outfit Cancer Bats is now available for streaming at the following location. The song, which will be performed at the Download Festival this year, comes off the band's new album entitled Dead Set On Living, set to be released on April 16th in Europe and April 24th in North America via Metal Blade Records.

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Posted: 12.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Iced Earth - New DVD In The Works, Bassist Leaves The Band

US heavy metallers Iced Earth, currently in China for the first time with shows in Shanghai and Beijing this week, are adding on more shows to their massive World Dystopia Tour. The show in Bangalore, India, on June 16th is a first visit to India for the band and the show on August 19th in Limassol marks a much-clamored return to Cyprus, only 8 months after their last show there. The show is being filmed and recorded for an upcoming DVD/CD release.

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Source: icedearth.com
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Posted: 11.04.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (5)


Rush - Unveil New Album Details

Official press release:

Rush has unveiled details of its highly anticipated, new album, Clockwork Angels. This is the first new collection of original material in over five years and their first studio release via Anthem/Roadrunner Records. Clockwork Angels, the band's 20th studio album, will be released on June 12th.

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Source: rush.com
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Posted: 11.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (9)


Pantera - Unveil Artwork For Unreleased Song

As previously announced, US groove thrash metal legends Pantera will premiere the video for the unreleased song "Piss" from the Vulgar sessions today on the Revolver Golden Gods Awards ceremony. The band has now revealed the cover art for the single Piss, which will be available on iTunes on April 12th. The song will also be included on the 20th Anniversary CD/DVD Deluxe Edition of Vulgar Display Of Power, which hits stores on May 15th.

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Posted: 11.04.2012 by kual21 | Comments (13)


Twisted Sister - Former Drummer Ritchie Teeter Passes Away

Drummer Ritchie Teeter, who played in The Dictators and Twisted Sister, has died at the age of 61. Teeter joined the legendary punk band The Dictators in 1976 and appeared on their albums Manifest Destiny (1977) and Bloodbrothers (1978) before leaving the group in 1979. Teeter was also briefly a member of Twisted Sister for a few months in late 1980 and early 1981, but never appeared on a studio album with the band.

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Posted: 11.04.2012 by Bad English | Comments (1)