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The Black Dahlia Murder - Announce North American Headlining Tour

Detroit's melodic death metal outfit The Black Dahlia Murder, who are currently headlining the Summer Slaughter Tour in support of their new album Ritual, will be back on the road this fall on a headline run that sees the band hitting cities not reached on their current tour. Support on the fall tour comes from Oakland, California's All Shall Perish - currently on The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival - and Richmond, Virginia's Cannabis Corpse.


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Posted: 15.08.2011 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

Tsjuder - New Album Details

Norwegian black metal act Tsjuder recently reunited after a five-year hiatus and as previously reported over here, there is an album on its way, which is to be released October 14th in Europe and October 18th in the US. The first pressing of their new album entitled Legion Helvete will be available as a limited edition digipack adorned with a metal medallion.


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Posted: 15.08.2011 by Array | Comments (5)

Wolves In The Throne Room - New Song Streaming Online

NPR is hosting the public's first listen to "Woodland Cathedral," the fifth track off of Cascadian black metal act Wolves In The Throne Room's upcoming LP, Celestial Lineage at this location.

The fourth album of the band, Celestial Lineage, will be released on September 13th, via Southern Lord Records.


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Posted: 15.08.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (10)

Sinner - New Album Details, New Video Online

"Back On Trail", the new video from German heavy rockers Sinner, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in Nürnberg, Germany.

"Back On Trail" comes off Sinner's new album, One Bullet Left, which is scheduled for release on September 9 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded in Stuttgart, Germany with Mat Sinner producing and Achim Köhler engineering.


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Posted: 14.08.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (2)

House Of Lords - New Studio Album In September

Frontiers Records will release the new House Of Lords studio album, Big Money, on September 23rd in Europe and September 27th in North America.

"I am very proud to have done four House Of Lords CDs with the same lineup," says singer James Christian. "I enjoy working with every one of them and plan to do many more records in the future. Mark Baker has now been on board as a co-writer for the last two CDs I love working with him. We are totally on the same page when writing new music."


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Posted: 14.08.2011 by LonesomeRider | Comments (0)

Darkthrone - Ravishing Grimness Album To Be Re-Released

As it was reported here, Peaceville Records is releasing new editions of classic Darkthrone albums.

After Panzerfaust, it is now the time of Ravishing Grimness to be re-released as a double-disc set on September 5th. This new edition includes a bonus disc featuring commentary from Fenriz and Nocturno Culto describing their inspirations, as well as memories from the time of recording.


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Posted: 14.08.2011 by Sjuk | Comments (14)

Darkest Hour - New Video Online

"Love As A Weapon", the new video from US metallers Darkest Hour, can be watched below.

The clip was directed by Scott Hansen and was shot in the band's hometown.

"Love As A Weapon" comes off the band's latest album The Human Romance, which was released in February earlier this year.


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Posted: 14.08.2011 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

Winter In Eden - Sign Deal With Lycan Records

8th August 2011 - Winter In Eden agree to deal with Lycan Records

It is with great pleasure that Winter In Eden can announce they have agreed a record deal with Independent UK-based label, Lycan Records.


Posted: 14.08.2011 by dismaleuphony | Comments (4)

Vomitory - European Tour With Prostitute Disfigurement, Solace Of Requiem

Swedish death metallers Vomitory will embark on a European tour, dubbed No End To Suffering: European Tour 2011, which takes off by the end of October to mid-November. Tour dates can be seen below.

Support on the trek is set to come from Dutch brutal death metallers Prostitute Disfigurement and US technical black/death metallers Solace Of Requiem.


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Event: Vomitory: No End To Suffering Tour 2011
Posted: 13.08.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (1)

Dream Theater - Yet Another Song Snippet Online

After previewing "On The Backs Of Angels" and a snippet of "Bridges In The Sky" (previously reported over here), Roadrunner Germany and Dream Theater have released yet another 60 second preview from their newest album A Dramatic Turn Of Events. This time, they will be previewing the song "Breaking All Illusions", which can be heard bellow.


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Posted: 13.08.2011 by Project Endgame | Comments (14)

Warrant - Former Warrant Singer Jani Lane Dead At 47

According to, former Warrant singer Jani Lane was found dead on Thursday, August 11th at a Los Angeles-area hotel. He was 47 years old.

Lane was pronounced dead by Fire Department personnel who responded to a call shortly before 5:30 p.m. in the Comfort Inn in the 20100 block of Ventura Boulevard in Woodland Hills, California, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

The cause of death was unknown, and the case was turned over to the Los Angeles county coroner's office, LAPD officer Sara Faden told the Los Angeles Times.

Lane was married three times and is survived by a wife and four children.

On July 23rd, Lane took part in a taping of an upcoming episode of the "That Metal Show" alongside Michael Sweet (Stryper) and Taime Downe (Faster Pussycat). The program featuring Lane is scheduled to air on October 1st on VH1 Classic.


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Posted: 13.08.2011 by LonesomeRider | Comments (16)

Jeff Loomis - Returns To The Studio

Jeff Loomis returns to the studio at the end of this month to begin recording his eagerly awaited sophomore solo album. With key players contributing to the release, there is no doubt fans will be pleased. Aaron Smith (7 Horns 7 Eyes) will be producing the album.


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Posted: 12.08.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (14)

Threat Signal - New Album Details

Canadian based modern heavy metal outfit Threat Signal has revealed the details for their upcoming self-titled album and follow up to their 2009 release, Vigilance. The bands third over all release will be available in physical and digital formats on October 7 (Europe) and October 11, 2011 (North America).


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Posted: 12.08.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (4)

Xerath - New Video Online

"Reform Part III", the brand-new video from UK progressive groove metallers Xerath can now be seen over at Metal Hammer.

"Reform Part III" comes off the band's latest album II, which was released on April 25th through Candlelight Records.


Posted: 12.08.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (0)

Chimaira - New Video Online

"Year Of The Snake", the brand new video from US metallers Chimaira can now be watched below.

The video was directed by Todd Bell.

"Year Of The Snake" comes off the band's new upcoming album The Age Of Hell, which is scheduled for release on August 16th in North America via eOne Music, on August 26th in Germany and in the United Kingdom, Australia and the rest of Europe on August 29th through Long Branch Records.


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Posted: 12.08.2011 by Abattoir | Comments (0)