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Dimmu Borgir - Special Show With Orchestra Announced For Wacken Open Air 2012

Norwegian symphonic black metal act Dimmu Borgir has been confirmed for Germany's Wacken Open Air 2012. Similarly to their show at Spektrum in Oslo, Norway earlier this year they will be supported by an orchestra and choir. According to the Wacken website this will be the band's only European festival performance of this kind.

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Source: wacken.com
Band profile: Dimmu Borgir
Event: Wacken Open Air 2012
Posted: 15.09.2011 by Promonex | Comments (13)


Animals As Leaders - New Album Cover Artwork Revealed

Groundbreaking progressive instrumentalist act Animals As Leaders have unveiled the cover of their upcoming, second album, entitled Weightless.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 14.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (8)


Textures - New Video Online

"Reaching Home", the brand-new video from progressive/technical death metallers Textures can now be streamed in the YouTube-video below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Textures
Posted: 14.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (2)


Dark Funeral - Part Ways With Regain Records

Swedish black metallers Dark Funeral have parted ways with Swedish label Regain Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Dark Funeral
Posted: 14.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (4)


Tsjuder - New Song Online

"The Daemon Throne", a brand-new track from Norwegian black metallers Tsjuder can now be streamed on the band's Facebook page.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Tsjuder
Posted: 14.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (1)


Iced Earth - Support Bands For Euro Tour Announced

Fury UK and White Wizzard will join Iced Earth on the European leg of the legendary metal band's 2011-2012 World Dystopia Tour.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Iced Earth
Event: Iced Earth: World Dystopia Tour 2011-2012
Posted: 14.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (7)


Glorior Belli - Another New Song Online

"The Great Southern Darkness", a brand-new song from French black metal duo Glorior Belli can now be streamed on Pitchfork.

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Source: pitchfork.com
Band profile: Glorior Belli
Posted: 14.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (0)


Nightrage - New Album Streaming Online

Insidious, the brand-new upcoming album from Swedish melodic death metallers Nightrage can now be streamed in its entirety on the Finnish webzine Inferno Magazine.

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Source: inferno.fi
Band profile: Nightrage
Posted: 14.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (1)


Shining - New Video Details

With over 96,000 views on YouTube for Shining's first ever music video in just over three months of its release, the band have today announced that they will start work on a second video in October of this year.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Shining
Posted: 14.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (6)


Metal Storm - Onslaught Tour Contest Winners

Thank you all for your entries to the Onslaught competition. The correct answer to the question was of course the Damnation Festival. Here are the lucky winners:

Paul Bourke (PAUL BOURKE) - Guest list + CD pack
Michael Smyth (mick-metal) - Guest list + CD pack
Krissie Williams (Lemonfresh) - Guest list + CD pack
Sam Marshall (Hopscotch) - Guest list
Ambrish Saxena (Cynic Metalhead) - Guest list

The winners now need to get in touch with their prefered date of the tour, as soon as possible.

Thank you all again!

Onslaught & Gama Bomb: UK & Ireland Tour

21.09.2011 - GBR, Cardiff
22.09.2011 - GBR, Maidstone
23.09.2011 - GBR, London
24.09.2011 - GBR, Nottingham
25.09.2011 - GBR, Swansea
26.09.2011 - GBR, Liverpool
27.09.2011 - GBR, Newcastle
28.09.2011 - GBR, Edinburgh
29.09.2011 - GBR, Belfast
30.09.2011 - IRL, Cork
01.10.2011 - IRL, Dublin

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Event: Onslaught & Gama Bomb: UK & Ireland Tour
Posted: 14.09.2011 by Baz Anderson | Comments (7)


Evile - New Video Online

"Cult", the new video from British thrashers Evile is now available for viewing below. The song is off of the band's upcoming album Five Serpent's Teeth due to be released on September 26th in Europe and October 18th in North America. The band will embark on a UK tour thereafter. More details about the album were previously reported over here.


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Source: evile.co.uk
Band profile: Evile
Posted: 14.09.2011 by BudDa | Comments (3)


Kalmah - Writing New Material, Keyboardist Leaves The Band

Finnish melodic death metallers Kalmah have announced that after a highly successful Canada and summer festival tour in 2011, the band will soon start writing new material for their seventh studio album.

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Source: kalmah.com
Band profile: Kalmah
Posted: 14.09.2011 by marcha2510 | Comments (9)


Marduk - To Enter Studio After Tour

Swedish black metal giants Marduk will be entering studio next year to begin working on their 12th studio album. This though will only come after the Hatefest tour which they will be a part of with Triptykon, Kataklysm and many more. The festival package will also be appearing at the Eindhoven Metal Meeting during December. The band will play 17 dates.

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Marduk
Posted: 14.09.2011 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Pathology - New Video Online

"Media Consumption", the brand-new video from US brutal death metallers Pathology can now be streamed in the YouTube-video below.

"Media Consumption" comes off the band's latest album Awaken To The Suffering, which was released on September 12th through Victory Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 13.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (2)


Hate - Sign To Napalm Records

Polish extreme metal machine Hate has inked a worldwide deal with Napalm Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Hate
Posted: 13.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (3)