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Netherbird - Part Ways With Bassist And Drummer

Swedish metallers Netherbird have issued the following statement about splitting with the band's drummer and bassist and working on a new EP: "Rumours about a line-up change has reached us through various sources so we thought it might be good to deliver the news ourselves rather than through the haze of whispers. On the official website we stated back in the day when Netherbird was still a studio project that 'The cast will change but the theatre of Netherbird will remain'. Those words were true when written, and they still are relevant today."

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Posted: 30.04.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Chimaira - Release New Lyric Video

"Losing My Mind", the brand new lyric video from US metallers Chimaira has premiered and is now available for viewing below. The song is taken from the band's latest release The Age Of Hell, which came out last year through Long Branch Records.

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Posted: 29.04.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Ahab - New Song Streaming Online

"The Giant", a brand new song from German doom metallers Ahab, featuring the guest appearance of Enslaved's Herbrand Larsen, is currently streaming at their Soundcloud page. The song is the title track taken from the band's upcoming album The Giant, which will be released in May through Napalm Records. More album details were previously reported here and here.

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Posted: 29.04.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (35)


Mezarkabul - New Album Teaser Released

Turkish heavy metallers Mezarkabul have recently released a trailer for their new album titled MMXII, which is available for viewing below. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered at Babajim Studios in Istanbul, Turkey. This is the band's first full length album with Gökalp Ergen as vocalist, who joined the band after Murat Ilkan's departure in 2010. MMXII was released on April 26th through Sony Music Turkey.

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Source: jorzine.com
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Posted: 29.04.2012 by JD | Comments (0)


Trepalium - New Song Online

French death metal band Trepalium has released a song from their upcoming album H.N.P. (Heic Noenum Pax) entitled "Insane Architect". The album will also include a cover of the Pantera track, "I'm Broken", from their album Far Beyond Driven. Both songs were released via the band's official Facebook page and can be streamed below. The band's new album is set for release via Season Of Mist on June 8th.

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Posted: 29.04.2012 by Nosurper | Comments (4)


Gojira - New Song Online, Upcoming DVD Trailer Released

"L'Enfant Sauvage", the brand new single from French metallers Gojira is currently streaming online at Pitchfork.com. The song comes off the band's upcoming new album L'Enfant Sauvage, which will be released on June 25th in Europe and one day later in North America via Roadrunner Records. More album details were previously reported here and here.

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Posted: 28.04.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (15)


Decapitated - Release New Video

Polish technical death metallers Decapitated have released a new video for the song "Homo Sum", taken from their latest album Carnival Is Forever, released last year via Nuclear Blast. The video was directed by Marcin Halerz of Redpig Productions.

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Posted: 28.04.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (9)


Mors Principium Est - Sign With AFM Records

Finnish melodic death metal band Mors Principium Est have inked a deal with AFM Records and plan to enter the studio this summer to record the follow-up to 2007's album Liberation = Termination, to be released at the end of the year.

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Posted: 28.04.2012 by BlueMobius | Comments (5)


At Vance - New Video Online

"Facing Your Enemy", a brand new video clip from German heavy metallers At Vance is now available for viewing below. It was directed by Hilmar Liebsch. The song comes off the band's new album of the same name, Facing Your Enemy, which was released yesterday via AFM Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Posted: 28.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (8)


The Hourglass - To Release New Single Featuring Jon Oliva As Guest Vocalist

Syrian heavy metallers The Hourglass have announced Jon Oliva, the mastermind and the voice of the legendary US heavy metal band Savatage, as guest vocalist in the band's new single Play The Pawn. The vocalist will put his own vocal passages and piano solo in the song. The single will be released on May 2012 on Youtube.

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Source: jorzine.com
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Posted: 28.04.2012 by JD | Comments (4)


Nile - New Album Cover Artwork Unveiled

US death metal act Nile has revealed the cover artwork of their upcoming album At The Gate Of Sethu, produced by Seth Siro Anton (Soilwork, Paradise Lost, Septicflesh), which can be seen below. The new album will be released in Europe on June 29th and in the US on July 3rd via Nuclear Blast Records.

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Posted: 27.04.2012 by DEATH666 | Comments (37)


Kataklysm - Release New Video

"Iron Will", the brand new video from Canadian death metallers Kataklysm, the title track taken from their upcoming 2CD/2DVD release The Iron Will: 20 Years Determined, is now available for viewing below. The bundle contains both a documentary movie and a filmed live recording of the entire show at last year's Summer Breeze Festival in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. Moreover, a best-of record is included, on which - apart from the best Kataklysm songs of the past 20 years - the brand new, yet unreleased song "Iron Will" can be found.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
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Posted: 27.04.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (8)


Isis - Ex-Members Form New Band With Deftones Frontman

Aaron Harris, Clifford Meyer and Jeff Caxide, previously members of the now disbanded post metal act Isis, have recently stated that they have started a new project called Palms alongside Chino Moreno from alternative rockers Deftones.

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Source: loudwire.com
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Posted: 27.04.2012 by Unhealer | Comments (19)


Lordi - New Drummer Joins The Band

Finnish hard-rockers Lordi have a new drummer. The band posted the following statement on their official website: "Lordi has got a new drummer. His character's name will not be revealed yet and he will be simply called 'the drummer' for now. The mask and the costume are kept to the minimum, but enough to fit him visually in to the band for the upcoming shows."

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Posted: 27.04.2012 by ArgoP | Comments (5)


U.D.O. - Snippets Of Upcoming Rare Tracks Album Online

German heavy metal band U.D.O. is set to release their upcoming rare tracks album, Celebrator - Rare Tracks, on May 4th via AFM Records to celebrate the 25th band anniversary. The album presented by Metal Hammer is a collection of unreleased and rare tracks which will be released as a 2-CD digipak with 25 tracks. Check out snippets of the album at this location.

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Posted: 27.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (1)