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Kittie - Bassist Trish Doan Dead At 31

Kittie's bass player Trish Doan has passed away at the age of 31. The band made the announcement on their Facebook page. Doan joined Kittie in 2005, left in 2007, and re-joined in 2012. She appears on the band's 2006 EP, Never Again, and 2007 full-length, Funeral For Yesterday, and toured with the band until her death. R.I.P.

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Posted: 14.02.2017 by Dominus | Comments (6)


Diablo Swing Orchestra - Unveil New Album Title

The Swedish masters of both swing and metal Diablo Swing Orchestra are alive and kicking and have shared the title of their long-awaited fourth full-length album with their fans. Pacifisticuffs, that's what we're going to see on the cover of the new disc. The album is expected to be released in 2017. According to band's last year entries in social networks, a reworked version of "Jigsaw Hustle", 2014 single, will be presented on the album.

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Posted: 14.02.2017 by behalex | Comments (10)


Nile - Dallas Toler-Wade Quits, Announce New Member

Nile are parting ways with long-time member Dallas Toler-Wade. The guitarist/vocalist has decided to leave the band to focus on his own plans and recordings. He has a new project. Nile will be embarking on their next tour in support of their latest release, What Should Not Be Unearthed, on February 14th, 2017 with Overkill. This tour also marks the debut of the band's newest member, guitarist/vocalist Brian Kingsland.

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Posted: 14.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (10)


Heidevolk - To Play At Zobens Un Lemess 2017

A few months ago, Latvian pagan metal and folk festival Zobens Un Lemess announced the first band of the line-up: Finnish metal legends Amorphis. Now the festival has added a few more bands to their line-up, as Dutch folk metallers Heidevolk and Polish black metal blasphemers Batushka.

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Posted: 14.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Hell:On - New Video Online

Hell:On just revealed their new video "Filth" (taken from 2015's Once Upon A Chaos...), which was shot last summer in the "cradle" of the Ukrainian spirit - the Khortytsia National Sanctuary, with the support of the Museum of History of Zaporizhzhya Cossacks. Filming took place on the territory of the Scythian burial complex. This is the highest point of the reserve, where in the old days were the Cossack outposts from which looked through all the approaches to the island.

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Posted: 14.02.2017 by Hell-on | Comments (0)


Mord'A'Stigmata - 'Hope' Streaming In Full

Wait no more to listen to Mord'A'Stigmata's new album Hope. The whole opus is streaming online for your enjoyment at this location. The Polish post-black metallers are bound to release their fourth album on February 17th, 2017 through Pagan Records. Enjoy Hope while you can and tell us your impressions. The album contains four songs and three surpass the 10-minute mark.

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Posted: 13.02.2017 by Paz | Comments (0)


Dodecahedron - Third Single Released

Dodecahedron are ready to unleash their new album, Kwintessens. And today, a month before the album's official release, the third advance song of the record, "Dodecahedron - An Ill-Defined Air Of Otherness", has been revealed online. You can stream the song here and see if you like it. Do you prefer it to "Hexahedron - Tilling The Human Soil" and "Tetrahedron - The Culling Of The Unwanted From The Earth"?

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Posted: 13.02.2017 by Paz | Comments (1)


Imperial Triumphant - Launch 'Breath Of Innocence' Video

Imperial Triumphant have released a music video for the track "Breath Of Innocence" which you might recognize from the avantgarde black metallers latest EP Inceste, released last year via Redefining Darkness Records. The nightmarish video is streaming now online and you can watch it below if you dare. It was directed by Brendan McGowan.

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Posted: 13.02.2017 by Paz | Comments (0)


Megadeth - Win Grammy For Best Metal Performance

On their 12th attempt, Megadeth have finally won a Grammy award! The thrash metallers won a Grammy in the "Best Metal Performance" category at the 59th annual Grammy Awards, held last night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. This was the band's 12th Grammy nomination and first win for the song "Dystopia", the title song of their last album.

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Posted: 13.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (12)


The Dillinger Escape Plan - 13 Hospitalized After Band's Bus Crash

Thirteen people have been injured after a lorry crashed into a tour bus carrying the American band The Dillinger Escape Plan. The metallers were travelling to a concert in Krakow, Poland when the incident occurred. Aneta Wlazlowska, a spokeswoman for Radomsko police, said the band members were not seriously hurt but were taken to hospital for further tests. Hopefully, all the injured will make a full recovery.

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Posted: 13.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (9)


Valborg - New Album In April, Join Lupus Lounge

German ensemble of dread Valborg has signed with Prophecy Productions sublabel Lupus Lounge. The trio will release its new full-length LP, Endstrand, on April 7th. Produced by Markus Siegenhort (Lantlôs), Endstrand is a 13 song record. In April, the band will also embark on a European tour with Pillorian.

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Posted: 13.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Nachtlieder - New Demo Song Online

As previously reported, Swedish one woman black metal band from Gothenburg Nachtlieder is working on a new album. According to Dagny Susanne, the album will contain 8 songs. For now, you can listen to a rehearsal/demo recording of "Lynx" from the upcoming third Nachtlieder album below.

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Posted: 13.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Azarath - Unveil New Album Details

Azarath just announced their new album. Their new chapter is about to begin and the record will be called In Extremis (meaning "at the point of death" or "under extreme circumstances" in Latin). It was mixed/mastered by Haldor Grunberg at Satanic Audio and the tracklist as well as the cover artwork have already been revealed. Mark your calendars for April 7th on Agonia Records. That's when the album hits stores.

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Posted: 12.02.2017 by Paz | Comments (4)


Grima - Entire New Album Streaming Online

Two weeks ahead of its release, Russian atmospheric black metallers Grima have made their new album Tales Of The Enchanted Woods available for streaming in its entirety. Still available for pre-order, the record's due out on February 25th via Naturmacht Productions. Listen to the full album here.

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Posted: 12.02.2017 by Paz | Comments (1)


Jorn - New Video Online

Norwegian singer Jørn Lande and his solo band Jorn just released a new video, for their Dio cover. You can see a never before released music video for the song "Rainbow In The Dark" below. Jorn's version of the song originally recorded by Ronnie James Dio and his band was included on his album, Heavy Rock Radio, which hit stores last year.

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Posted: 12.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (4)