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Anger As Art - New Album Update, Song By Song Description

US thrash metallers Anger As Art have posted a detailed song by song description of their new upcoming album Hubris Inc. The album has been mixed and is now ready to be packed. The upcoming album is planned to be released in the spring/early summer and guitarist and vocalist Steve Gaines gives us a rundown of the songs.

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Anger As Art
Posted: 27.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Vampires Everywhere! - Split With Bassist Philip Kross

US gothic rockers Vampires Everywhere! have issued the following announcement about splitting with the band's bassist: "It is with great sadness that i have to announce Philip Kross's departure from Vampires Everywhere! Philip did an amazing job contributing to VE! the past year & we will never forget the sacrifices he made for the band."

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 27.04.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (10)


Enslaved - Sign With Nuclear Blast

Official Nuclear Blast press release:

Nuclear Blast proudly announce the worldwide signing of the Norwegian extreme-metal-band Enslaved. After publishing the latest two albums Vertebrae (2008) and Axioma Ethica Odini (2010) via Nuclear Blast USA in North America, the band currently signed a worldwide contract.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Enslaved
Posted: 26.04.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (16)


Arch Enemy - Premiere New Video

Swedish gothenburg outfit Arch Enemy have released their new video for the Khaos Legions album track "Under Black Flags We March", which has premiered at this location. The video was once again produced by the Swedish director Patric Ullaeus (In Flames, Dimmu Borgir, etc.) and is the first video to feature the new guitarist Nick Cordle (from the US band Arsis) who replaced Chris Amott earlier this year.

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Source: archenemy.net
Band profile: Arch Enemy
Posted: 26.04.2012 by CHEF METAL HEAD | Comments (19)


Dream Theater - Begin Writing New Material

Iconic US progressive metallers Dream Theater's guitar player and founder John Petrucci announced via his personal Facebook that the band has started writing for their upcoming album and follow-up to 2011's A Dramatic Turn Of Events. The band will also be filming a DVD on their next North American tour, although no further details were yet disclosed.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Dream Theater
Posted: 26.04.2012 by kual21 | Comments (22)


Kreator - New Lyric Video Online

"Phantom Antichrist", the brand new single from German thrashers Kreator is now available for streaming and viewing on the lyric video below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album Phantom Antichrist, due out on June 1st in Europe and June 5th in North America through Nuclear Blast Records, and it was released as a single on April 20th. More album details here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Kreator
Posted: 26.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (14)


Nile - New Album Release Date Revealed

US technical death metallers Nile have revealed the release date of the band's upcoming album titled At The Gate Of Sethu. It will hit stores on July 3rd via Nuclear Blast Records. At The Gate Of Sethu will be their seventh full-length album and was once again produced and mixed by Neil Kernon (Cannibal Corpse, Macabre).

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Source: nuclearblastusa.com
Band profile: Nile
Posted: 26.04.2012 by kual21 | Comments (7)


Baroness - Reveal New Album Artwork And Tracklist

US sludge band Baroness has revealed the artwork and tracklist for their upcoming album Yellow & Green, which can be seen below. The album is set to feature two discs and will be out on July 17th via Relapse Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: baronessmusic.com
Band profile: Baroness
Posted: 26.04.2012 by 7thSlave | Comments (36)


Mares Of Thrace - Release New Video

Canadian sludge/doom duo Mares Of Thrace has premiered the video for the song "The Perpetrator" at this location. The video was filmed and directed by Ian Hart of iHartVideo. The song comes off their new album The Pilgrimage, which was released on April 24th through Sonic Unyon Metal.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Mares Of Thrace
Posted: 26.04.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (2)


Nightwish - First Imaginaerum Movie Teaser Trailer Released

Finnish symphonic metallers Nightwish have released the first teaser trailer for the long-awaited movie Imaginaerum and now you can watch it below. In addition to that, the movie's official website has also been launched at http://www.imaginaerum.com.

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Source: nightwish.com
Band profile: Nightwish
Posted: 25.04.2012 by Array | Comments (29)


Paradise Lost - Entire New Album Streaming Online

To celebrate the group's influential role in the gothic/doom scene and to welcome the upcoming 13th studio album, Tragic Idol, the brand new album from British gothic metallers Paradise Lost is streaming in its entirety at Decibel Magazine. Tragic Idol was released on April 24th in North America and April 23rd in Europe through Century Media Records.

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Source: paradiselost.co.uk
Band profile: Paradise Lost
Posted: 25.04.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (7)


Vomitory - Guitarist To Sit Out Three Shows

Peter Östlund, the guitarist of Swedish death metal outfit Vomitory, will sit out three shows in the month of May, June and July. The band reports: "Due to family commitments, lead guitarist Peter Östlund will sit out on some of the upcoming shows. So therefore, we have recruited our dear friends Danny Tunker (ex-God Dethroned, ex-Prostitute Disfigurement) and Anders Bertilsson (Coldworker) to step in for Peter. All other confirmed shows will be done with the ordinary Vomitory line-up."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Vomitory
Posted: 25.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (1)


MyGrain - To Enter Studio In July

Finnish gothenburg outfit MyGrain have announced that they will enter the studio in July to record their new album, which they plan to release in the beginning of 2013.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: MyGrain
Posted: 25.04.2012 by Array | Comments (0)


Sinister - Unveil New Album Tracklist And Cover Art

Dutch death metallers Sinister have recently revealed the tracklist and cover art for the band's upcoming album titled The Carnage Ending, which is planned to be released in the summer via Massacre Records. Sinister has also recorded five cover songs that should be part of a bonus disc for the upcoming album.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Sinister
Posted: 25.04.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (6)


Seth - Debut Album To Be Re-Released

Official Season Of Mist press release:

Back in 1998, Season Of Mist released French black metallers Seth's debut, Les Blessures De L'Ame. The album was greeted with enthusiasm by reviewers and fans alike, as the band combined harsh but melodic black metal with a well thought out concept on vampirism. Brutal, dark and surprisingly catchy, Les Blessures De L'Ame creates gothic atmospheres supported by intelligent keyboard textures. The album quickly gained the status of a cult classic that is hard to find as it is long sold out. Now Season Of Mist is offering a re-release on June 22nd with two bonus tracks and a brand new cover artwork!

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Source: season-of-mist.com
Band profile: Seth
Posted: 25.04.2012 by Array | Comments (0)