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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)


Firewind - Release New Album Trailer

Greek heavy/power metallers Firewind have released a promo trailer for their upcoming new album Few Against Many, which features new song snippets, and you can listen to it below. Few Against Many is set for release on May 21st (Europe), May 22nd (North America) and May 23rd (Japan) via Century Media. More album details were previously reported here.

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Posted: 11.04.2012 by CHEF METAL HEAD | Comments (4)


Daylight Dies - New Album Details Announced

US melodic death/doom outfit Daylight Dies have unveiled the first details from their upcoming album entitled A Frail Becoming. The band posted the following on their website: "We're pleased to finally announce the fourth studio Daylight Dies album will be titled A Frail Becoming. The album is currently being mixed in Sweden by the fantastic Jens Bogren (who was also responsible for mixing Dismantling Devotion and Lost To The Living)."

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Posted: 11.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (5)


Jeff Loomis - Entire New Album Streaming Online

Plains Of Oblivion, the brand new solo album from American guitarist Jeff Loomis is currently streaming online in its entirety at this location. The album was released on April 10th in North America and April 9th in Europe through Century Media Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Posted: 11.04.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Dawn Of Demise - Release New Video

"Rejoice In Vengeance", the new video from Danish death metal juggernaut Dawn Of Demise is now available for viewing below. It was directed by Hans Asmussen. The song is taken from the band's upcoming new album of the same title, scheduled for release on June 19th via Unique Leader Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Posted: 11.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Emmure - New Lyric Video Online

"I Am Onslaught", the brand new lyric video from US deathcore outfit Emmure is now available for viewing below. The song comes off the band's new album Slave To The Game, released yesterday via Victory Records.

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Posted: 11.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Moonsorrow - Sign Worldwide Deal To Century Media Records

Finnish folk metallers Moonsorrow are proud to announce their signing of a worldwide deal with German label Century Media Records.

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Posted: 10.04.2012 by Azoic | Comments (12)


Cattle Decapitation - New Song Online

"Lifestalker", a brand-new track from US goregrinders Cattle Decapitation can now be streamed on Metal Hammer.

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Source: metal-hammer.de
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Posted: 10.04.2012 by Azoic | Comments (14)


Vorkreist - New Song Online

"Dominus Illuminatio Mea", a brand-new song from French blackened death metallers Vorkreist can now be streamed on ReverbNation.

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Source: reverbnation.com
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Posted: 10.04.2012 by Azoic | Comments (0)


Hammerfall - Taking 2013 Off

Swedish power metallers Hammerfall have recently announced that they will be taking an extensive break in 2013. The band issued the following statement on their official website: "In the midst of celebrating their 15th anniversary of the album Glory To The Brave and the subsequent taking of the metal world by storm, the band has announced that they will take an extended break immediately following the festivals this summer."

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Source: hammerfall.net
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Posted: 10.04.2012 by Flower Metal | Comments (22)


Hypocrisy - Update On New Album

Swedish death metallers Hypocrisy are continuing to work on their new album and have now issued the following update about it: "We're now focusing on writing new songs for the next album. We've already some new material and it sounds killer! The plan is to record the new album in the autumn this year and release it in the first half of 2013. So far everything is working out as planned and we're really excited to bring out the new release. Between the writing process we're also doing some festival shows and we hope to see you all there! We'll keep you updated what's going on with the band!"

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Source: hypocrisy.cc
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Posted: 10.04.2012 by popmik | Comments (4)