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Nachtgeschrei - Reveal New Vocalist

German folk metallers Nachtgeschrei have recruited a new vocalist. Massacre Records has issued the following announcement: "Last week Nachtgeschrei announced that the band had found a new vocalist. They rehearsed with lots of great singers, but one guy just blew them away... Martin LeMar is the new voice of Nachtgeschrei!"

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Posted: 18.05.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Unleash The Archers - Release New Video

"General Of The Dark Army", a brand new video from Canadian metallers Unleash The Archers is now available for viewing below. The song comes off the band's 2011 effort entitled Demons Of The AstroWaste, a concept album which follows the exploits of a young mercenary as he adventures through space, whilst under the power of an incredibly old and evil sword. The clip was directed by Richard Olak of Brotherhood Entertainment and filmed by Graham and Nelson Talbot.

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Posted: 18.05.2012 by BudDa | Comments (3)


The Interbeing - New Video Online

Danish metallers The Interbeing have premiered a new music video for the song "Shadow Drift" at this location. Alternatively, it can be viewed below. The video was directed by Alexander Hørup. The song is taken from their 2011 album Edge Of The Obscure, released via Mighty Music/Target Distribution.

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Posted: 18.05.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Martyr - Drummer Pat Hamelin Quits, Band On Hold

Drummer Patrice Hamelin has left Canadian technical death metallers Martyr and the band is currently on hold.

The following statement was issued on their official Facebook page: "Hi Everyone, after 14 years of great musical adventures, drummer Pat Hamelin has decided to leave the band Martyr due to personal reasons. We all wish him well."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Martyr
Posted: 17.05.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (18)


Between The Buried And Me - Begin Recording New Album

US metalcore proggers Between The Buried And Me have officially begun recording their new album, which is expected to be released this year. The band is currently in producer Jamie King's The Basement Recording Studio in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, having written and rehearsed the new material.

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Posted: 17.05.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (6)


Katatonia - Announce Silje Wergeland As Guest Vocalist On New Album

Swedish alternative rockers Katatonia are currently working on a new album and follow-up to 2009's Night Is The New Day. The band has now checked in with the following announcement about a guest vocalist appearing on the album: "Remember we revealed there would be a guest on the new album making a duet with Jonas on one of the songs? We're proud to give you her name now, our friend Silje Wergeland, currently the singer in The Gathering. A beautiful fit in every way!"

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 17.05.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (39)


Dark Funeral - Sign Three Album Deal With Century Media

Century Media press release:

Swedish black metal legends Dark Funeral and Century Media Records are proud to announce the signing of a worldwide deal for the next 3 albums.

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Source: darkfuneral.se
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Posted: 17.05.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (13)


Delain - Announce New European Tour Dates

Dutch symphonic metallers Delain have announced more shows on their We Are The Others European Tour, including two shows in Russia. Support on the road will come from Diabulus In Musica.

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Source: delain.nl
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Posted: 17.05.2012 by WalterCubillo | Comments (0)


Jorn - New Video Released

Norwegian heavy metallers Jorn have released the first video clip for the song "Bring Heavy Rock To The Land", taken from the band's upcoming album Bring Heavy Rock To The Land, due to be released on June 1st in Europe and June 5th in North America via Frontiers Records. The video was directed by Thomas Tjäder and can be seen below. More album details were previously reported here.

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Posted: 17.05.2012 by kual21 | Comments (6)


Aeternus - To Enter The Studio In June

Norwegian metallers Aeternus are set to enter Bergen's Conclave and Earshot Studios in June together with producer Bjornar E. Nilsen (Vulture Industries, Black Hole Generator) to begin recording the band's seventh full length album. The album, to be titled And The Seventh His Soul Detesteth, will be released on Dark Essence Records later this year.

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Source: patriciathomasmanagement.com
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Posted: 17.05.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Furze - Entire New Album Streaming Online

Psych Minus Space Control, the fifth full-length album from Norwegian black metal one-man band Furze, is currently streaming in its entirety at this location. The album was released on May 11th on vinyl and CD via Fysisk Format. The die hard fan vinyl version in 200 copies on red vinyl with numbered logbook is available here.

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Source: earsplitcompound.com
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Posted: 17.05.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (5)


Danko Jones - Short Film Trailer Online

Check out below the trailer for a short film titled "The Ballad Of Danko Jones". The short film will be featured on the Canadian hard-rocker Danko Jones' upcoming new DVD called Bring On The Mountain: The Complete Visual History Of The Hardest-Working Band In Rock n' Roll. The DVD is set to be released on June 13th via Bad Taste Records. The trailer for the documentary to be featured on the DVD is also available for viewing here.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 17.05.2012 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Synthetic Breed - Release New Lyric Video

Melbourne's industrial metallers Synthetic Breed have posted a new lyric video online for the track "Dimension Zero", which can be viewed in the YouTube player below. "Dimension Zero" comes off the band's upcoming EP titled Zero Degrees Freedom, due out on May 29th as a digital download, CD, and as a limited edition USB stick via Rogue Records. The EP will consist of three 're-worked' Perpetual Motion Machine tracks, one Catatonic track plus one previously unreleased, new song.

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Posted: 17.05.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Urgehal - Frontman Trondr Nefas Passes Away (Update)

Trond "Trondr Nefas" Bråthen, guitarist and vocalist of Norwegian black metal band Urgehal has passed away, reports Season Of Mist, the band's label.

The following statement was posted on the label's official Facebook page: "We are deeply sorry to announce that Urgehal guitarist / vocalist Trondr Nefas just passed away. More news and official statement to follow soon. RIP."

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Band profile: Urgehal
Posted: 16.05.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (27)


Dew-Scented - Announce Line-Up Changes

German death/thrash metallers Dew-Scented have announced new line-up changes. The band comments: "The new line-up (re-)introduces Marvin Vriesde (Severe Torture, ex Blo.Torch) as main guitarist and songwriter."

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Source: dew-scented.net
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Posted: 16.05.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (0)