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Fozzy - Sign Deal With Century Media Records

US metallers Fozzy, featuring WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho, have signed a deal with Century Media Records. The announcement was made on the band's official website: "We are so excited and honored to be part of the Century Media family. Fozzy finally has a record company with the firepower and worldwide influence we need and deserve to rise to the next level — Century Media is the perfect home for Fozzy, and we are stoked to release the masterpiece album of our career and conquer the world... and elsewhere!"

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Source: fozzyrock.com
Posted: 19.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (7)


Moonspell - New Album Details Unveiled

Portuguese metallers Moonspell have announced that their upcoming new album will be entitled Alpha Noir and will be released on April 27th via Napalm Records. The album was produced and mixed by Tue Madsen.

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Posted: 18.01.2012 by DaMaGeR | Comments (18)


Secrets Of The Moon - Reveal New Album Artwork And Release Date

Seven Bells, the new album from German black metallers Secrets Of The Moon has been penned for a March 16th release via Prophecy Productions. In the meantime, check out the album art below. The album was mixed by Thomas Gabriel Fischer. More album details were previously reported here and here.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 18.01.2012 by BudDa | Comments (6)


Metal Storm - Mhorgl Contest Winners

Over the last week we gave you the opportunity to win a Mhorgl prize pack containing a CD and a t-shirt.

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Posted: 18.01.2012 by Baz Anderson | Comments (4)


Soulfly - New Album Artwork And New Line-Up Video Revealed

Soulfly have unveiled the artwork for the band's upcoming album entitled Enslaved, due to be released on March 13th via Roadrunner Records. Enslaved was recorded at Tallcat Studios in Phoenix, Arizona, and was produced by Chris "Zeuss" Harris. More album details here.

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Source: soulfly.com
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Posted: 18.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (13)


Impending Doom - New Lyric Video Online

"For The Wicked", a brand new lyric video from US deathcore/death metal band Impending Doom is now available online for viewing below. The track is the first single from the band's fourth full-length album Baptized In Filth, which will be released on March 13th via eOne Music.

The album was produced by Andreas Magnusson (The Black Dahlia Murder, The Famine) and was mixed by Machine, who has previously worked with Lamb Of God, Suicide Silence and Demon Hunter, among others.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 18.01.2012 by DEATH666 | Comments (2)


Bare Infinity - Decide To Call It Quits

The band members of Greek symphonic metal outfit Bare Infinity have decided to part ways. In a statement published on the band's Facebook page, guitarist Tomas writes: "It is regrettable to announce that after much discussion Angel, Sverd, George, Constantine, Thanos and I have concluded that we cannot continue to play together in Bare Infinity."

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Posted: 18.01.2012 by BudDa | Comments (3)


To-Mera - To Begin Recording New Album

UK symphonic progressive outfit To-Mera will enter their new studio (based in Tom McLean's home) on January 21st to begin recording their third album. The band comments: "It's been a long, occasionally painful and definitely emotional, road to reach this point, but we can assure you that this album is going to be 'The One' you've been waiting for."

The band is also promising to upload video updates of the recording process at their YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/ToMera2008.

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Posted: 18.01.2012 by K†ulu | Comments (6)


Veil Of Maya - New Song Online

"Vicious Circles", a brand new song from US metalcore/death metal act Veil Of Maya is now streaming online and you can listen to it below. The song is taken from their new album Eclipse, which comes out on February 28th via Sumerian Records. An album teaser was also released via YouTube on January 13th at this location.


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Posted: 18.01.2012 by IIIWorldFuckface | Comments (2)


Herman Rarebell And The Fatal Sting - Former Scorpions Drummer Reveals New Project

Former Scorpions drummer Herman Rarebell is working with musicians from California and Brazil — including singer Gustavo Monsanto (Revolution Renaissance, Takara) — on the follow-up to Herman's 2010 album Take It As it Comes. The new album will be issued under the moniker Herman Rarebell And The Fatal Sting.

Take It As it Comes — a disc of material featuring songs written by friends — was released via Dark Star Records.

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Source: metalshockfinland.wordpress.com
Band profile: Scorpions
Posted: 18.01.2012 by JD | Comments (0)


The Resistance - New Song Available For Streaming

"Coup De Grace", a brand new song from The Resistance, the Sweden-based metal band featuring former members of In Flames, The Haunted and Grave, can now be streamed at this location. The band is currently in the studio recording an album, with more details to be revealed soon.

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Posted: 18.01.2012 by DEATH666 | Comments (1)


Sólstafir - New Video Online

"Fjara", the brand-new video from Icelandic metallers Sólstafir has debuted exclusively at Metal Hammer.

The video was directed by Bowen Staines & Gunnar B. Gudbjörnsson and shot by Don't Panic Films.

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Source: metal-hammer.de
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Posted: 17.01.2012 by BudDa | Comments (6)


Spawn Of Possession - New Song Online

"Where Angels Go, Demons Follow", a brand-new track from Swedish technical death metallers Spawn Of Possession can now be streamed on the band's Facebook and in the YouTube-video below.

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Posted: 17.01.2012 by Nekrokvlt | Comments (12)


Meshuggah - New Album Title Revealed

After announcing the release date of their new album, Swedish technical metallers Meshuggah and Nuclear Blast have made the following announcement via Facebook: "Meshuggah have chosen Koloss as the title to their eighth studio album, set for North American release on March 27th and European release on March 23rd via Nuclear Blast Records."

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Posted: 17.01.2012 by Rog-Mothoth | Comments (30)


Iron Maiden - To Release New Live DVD

EMI Records press release:

EMI are proud to announce the release of a new live Iron Maiden Blu-Ray, 2 DVD set and double soundtrack album on Monday, March 26th (March 27th Canada and USA (via UMe)).

En Vivo! was filmed on 10th April 2011 in front of over 50,000 ecstatic fans at the Estadio Nacional, Santiago during the Round The World In 66 Days leg of The Final Frontier World Tour, and captures a magnificent performance by the band, ardently embraced by the legendary Latino passion and energy of their Chilean fans.

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Source: ironmaiden.com
Band profile: Iron Maiden
Posted: 17.01.2012 by Kallis Helmi | Comments (38)