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Animals As Leaders - New Album Details

More details regarding Weightless, the second album from groundbreaking progressive instrumentalist act, Animals As Leaders, have surfaced. The endeavor was produced by drummer, Navene Koperweis and Animals As Leaders, and mixed by guitarist Javier Reyes. The album marks the recording debut of Koperweis and Reyes with Animals As Leaders.

Weightless is set to be released by Prosthetic Records in North America on November 8th, in mainland Europe on November 4th and in the UK on November 7th.

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Posted: 07.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (4)


Thy Catafalque - New Album Details

As announced late July, Thy Catafalque recently signed on Season of Mist. The Hungarian Avant-garde metal act's forthcoming album is entitled Rengeteg (Hungarian for "vast, "trackless forest") and will hit the stores on November 11th in Europe (January 10th, 2012 in North America).

The artwork was created by Portuguese photographer Rui Luz and Thy Catafalque mastermind Tamás Kátai.

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Source: season-of-mist.com
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Posted: 07.09.2011 by Dark Legacy | Comments (7)


Cloven Hoof - Reveals New Guitarist

New Wave Of British Heavy Metal veterans Cloven Hoof has announced that they have found a new guitarist in the form of Joe Whelan, formerly of the band Dementia.

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Source: metalunderground.com
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Posted: 07.09.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


SSS - Announce Two New Members

British crossover thrashers SSS, which recently released Problems To The Answer, has announced the addition of two new members to the band.

Joining the group are Stu Taylor (guitar) and Dave Archer (drums), who both also play in Liverpool-based stoner metal act The Bendal Interlude, and who replace outgoing members Pete Broom and Dave Fergusson.

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Source: metalunderground.com
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Posted: 07.09.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Cradle Of Filth - Mini-Album Tracklist Revealed

UK extreme metal band Cradle Of Filth revealed the track list for the band's upcoming mini-album and DVD entitled, Evermore Darkly…. The album will be available via Peaceville Records on October 17th (Europe) and Nuclear Blast USA on October 18, 2011 (North America).

The mini-album features the brand-new track "Thank Your Lucky Stars", plus a remix of "Forgive Me Father", courtesy of Rob Caggiano from Anthrax, an extended rendition of "Lilith Immaculate", as well as demo versions of three songs from Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa. The final track is a teaser from the band's forthcoming orchestral project, a rework of "Summer Dying Fast".

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Source: metalunderground.com
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Posted: 07.09.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (5)


Hammers Of Misfortune - New Album Details, New Song Online

With a newly-rejuvenated line-up and their signature sound intact, San Francisco's Hammers Of Misfortune have returned with 17th Street, a brash and heartfelt song cycle, blending the best elements of NWOBHM, Thrash, Doom, and American Folk music while somehow sounding unlike any of these. 17th Street takes the band's inimitable sound to a new level, creating an emotional gravity that only further accentuates the band's formidable songwriting chops.

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Source: metalunderground.com
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Posted: 07.09.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (2)


Katatonia - Ends Anniversary Tour In Scandinavia

To finish off the anniversary tour earlier this year, Swedish doom metallers Katatonia will now wrap it all up with four dates in Scandinavia.

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Event: Last Fair Day Gone Night - An Evening With Katatonia
Posted: 07.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (6)


Mastodon - Another New Song Online

Atlanta metallers Mastodon have posted a video clip for "Spectrelight," a brand-new song from the upcoming album The Hunter, which is due to be out on September 27th through Reprise Records.

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Source: mastodonrocks.com
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Posted: 07.09.2011 by K†ulu | Comments (13)


My Dying Bride - New EP Details Revealed

U.K. death/doom metal pioneers My Dying Bride have announced The Barghest O' Whitby as the title of their new EP, which will be released on November 7th through Peaceville Records on CD and limited vinyl.

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Source: metalunderground.com
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Posted: 07.09.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (8)


Forgotten Tomb - Band Parts Ways With Guitarist

Italian black/doom metal outfit Forgotten Tomb has parted ways with their long serving guitarist Razor SK. The band had the following to say:

"We announce that the show at Nihil Extreme Metal Fest VIII in Italy has been the last show for our long-time lead guitar player Razor SK, after 9 years playing live with the band as well as four albums and one EP recorded (Love's Burial Ground, Negative Megalomania, Vol 5: 1999/2009, Under Saturn Retrograde and the latest Tribute to GG Allin split 7 with Whiskey Ritual, to be released in October 2011).

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Posted: 07.09.2011 by BudDa | Comments (2)


Cannibal Corpse - Enters The Studio

US death metallers Cannibal Corpse has begun recording their twelfth studio album at Sonic Ranch studios in Texas with producer Erik Rutan. The band has spent months writing the album and has recorded at Sonic Ranch in the past, but never with Rutan at the helm. More details on the album, including art, songs, title and more will be revealed in the months to follow. For now, the band is hard at work forging their next death metal offering.

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Posted: 06.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (29)


Einherjer - New Album Streaming Online

Nørrøn, the upcoming album from Norwegian viking/folk metallers Einherjer can now be streamed on Terrorizer's site.

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Source: truecultheavymetal.com
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Posted: 06.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (3)


Dutch Doom Days X - First Bands Confirmed

Shattered Hope, Helevorn, The 11th Hour, Ophis, The Devil's Blood and A Dream Of Poe are among the first confirmed for the tenth edition of Dutch Doom Days, set to take place November 11-13th in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Check the confirmed line-up so far below. More info to follow soon.

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Source: shatteredhope.gr
Event: Dutch Doom Days X
Posted: 06.09.2011 by thanos shattered | Comments (29)


Blut Aus Nord - New Album Details Revealed, Trailer Online

Debemur Morti Productions press release

The title, artwork and full tracklisting of the second part of the groundbreaking Blut Aus Nord trilogy are finally revealed. Recorded, mixed & mastered at Earthsound Studio, 777 - The Desanctification captures the shocking aftermath of mankind's liberation from the constraints of culture, history and superstition. The amazing artwork is courtesy of French artist Valnoir from Metastazis.

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Source: debemur-morti.com
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Posted: 06.09.2011 by White Winter Sun | Comments (12)


Pain Of Salvation - New Song Online

"Conditioned", a brand new song from Swedish metallers Pain Of Salvation, is now available for streaming on the band's Facebook page (Note: You must "like" the band in order to hear the track).

"Conditioned" comes off the band's forthcoming album, entitled Road Salt Two, which will be released on September 26 in Europe (October 11 in North America) via InsideOut Music. More details about Road Salt Two were previously reported over here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Pain Of Salvation
Posted: 06.09.2011 by White Winter Sun | Comments (5)