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Twisted Sister - Former Drummer Ritchie Teeter Passes Away

Drummer Ritchie Teeter, who played in The Dictators and Twisted Sister, has died at the age of 61. Teeter joined the legendary punk band The Dictators in 1976 and appeared on their albums Manifest Destiny (1977) and Bloodbrothers (1978) before leaving the group in 1979. Teeter was also briefly a member of Twisted Sister for a few months in late 1980 and early 1981, but never appeared on a studio album with the band.

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Posted: 11.04.2012 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Firewind - Release New Album Trailer

Greek heavy/power metallers Firewind have released a promo trailer for their upcoming new album Few Against Many, which features new song snippets, and you can listen to it below. Few Against Many is set for release on May 21st (Europe), May 22nd (North America) and May 23rd (Japan) via Century Media. More album details were previously reported here.

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Posted: 11.04.2012 by CHEF METAL HEAD | Comments (4)


Daylight Dies - New Album Details Announced

US melodic death/doom outfit Daylight Dies have unveiled the first details from their upcoming album entitled A Frail Becoming. The band posted the following on their website: "We're pleased to finally announce the fourth studio Daylight Dies album will be titled A Frail Becoming. The album is currently being mixed in Sweden by the fantastic Jens Bogren (who was also responsible for mixing Dismantling Devotion and Lost To The Living)."

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Posted: 11.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (5)


Jeff Loomis - Entire New Album Streaming Online

Plains Of Oblivion, the brand new solo album from American guitarist Jeff Loomis is currently streaming online in its entirety at this location. The album was released on April 10th in North America and April 9th in Europe through Century Media Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Posted: 11.04.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Dawn Of Demise - Release New Video

"Rejoice In Vengeance", the new video from Danish death metal juggernaut Dawn Of Demise is now available for viewing below. It was directed by Hans Asmussen. The song is taken from the band's upcoming new album of the same title, scheduled for release on June 19th via Unique Leader Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Posted: 11.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Emmure - New Lyric Video Online

"I Am Onslaught", the brand new lyric video from US deathcore outfit Emmure is now available for viewing below. The song comes off the band's new album Slave To The Game, released yesterday via Victory Records.

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Posted: 11.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Moonsorrow - Sign Worldwide Deal To Century Media Records

Finnish folk metallers Moonsorrow are proud to announce their signing of a worldwide deal with German label Century Media Records.

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Posted: 10.04.2012 by Azoic | Comments (12)


Cattle Decapitation - New Song Online

"Lifestalker", a brand-new track from US goregrinders Cattle Decapitation can now be streamed on Metal Hammer.

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Posted: 10.04.2012 by Azoic | Comments (14)


Vorkreist - New Song Online

"Dominus Illuminatio Mea", a brand-new song from French blackened death metallers Vorkreist can now be streamed on ReverbNation.

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Posted: 10.04.2012 by Azoic | Comments (0)


Hammerfall - Taking 2013 Off

Swedish power metallers Hammerfall have recently announced that they will be taking an extensive break in 2013. The band issued the following statement on their official website: "In the midst of celebrating their 15th anniversary of the album Glory To The Brave and the subsequent taking of the metal world by storm, the band has announced that they will take an extended break immediately following the festivals this summer."

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Posted: 10.04.2012 by Flower Metal | Comments (22)


Hypocrisy - Update On New Album

Swedish death metallers Hypocrisy are continuing to work on their new album and have now issued the following update about it: "We're now focusing on writing new songs for the next album. We've already some new material and it sounds killer! The plan is to record the new album in the autumn this year and release it in the first half of 2013. So far everything is working out as planned and we're really excited to bring out the new release. Between the writing process we're also doing some festival shows and we hope to see you all there! We'll keep you updated what's going on with the band!"

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Posted: 10.04.2012 by popmik | Comments (4)


Diablo Swing Orchestra - New Single Streaming Online

"Voodoo Mon Amour", a brand new song from Swedish avantgarde metallers Diablo Swing Orchestra is now available for streaming online and you can listen to it below. The song is the first single off their upcoming album Pandora's Piñata, to be released on May 22nd via Candlelight Records (Europe) and The Laser's Edge/Sensory Records (North America). More album details were previously reported here and here.

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Posted: 10.04.2012 by Unhealer | Comments (13)


Six Feet Under - Unveil New Album Details, New Song Online

Official Metal Blade press release:

Legendary death metal legion Six Feet Under today unveil the first single from forthcoming studio offering, Undead. Slated for North American release on May 22, 2012 through Metal Blade Records, the 12-track recording was produced by Mark Lewis (Deicide, Devildriver) and mixed by Jason Suecof (Whitechapel, Job For A Cowboy), at Audio Hammer Studios in Sanford, Florida.

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Posted: 10.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (2)


Dirge Within - Entire New Album Streaming Online

There Will Be Blood, the brand new album from US thrash/metalcore outfit Dirge Within is now streaming in its entirety at AOL music. The new album features drummer Frankie Harchut and bassist Jeff Paulick (bassist/vocalist of Lazarus A.D.), who has been filling on bass duties on tour with the band. There Will Be Blood is out today via Rocket Science Ventures/THC: Music.

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Posted: 10.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Gun Barrel - New Video Online

"Brace For Impact", a brand new video from German traditional heavy metallers Gun Barrel is now available for viewing below. The song is the title track from the band's latest album Brace For Impact, which was released at the end of March through Massacre Records.

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Posted: 10.04.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)