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Iced Earth - Launch New Video For 'Black Flag'

US metal masters, Iced Earth, have released a jaw-dropping new video for the song "Black Flag" from their Incorruptible album, which was released earlier this year. "Black Flag" is a monumental elegy of treason, oppression and the fight for freedom. Watch below the video that was filmed and produced by iCODE Team.

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Posted: 05.12.2017 by nikarg | Comments (4)


Shining - Reveal Another New Song

Season Of Mist have debuted another track from Shining's upcoming album X - Varg Utan Flock, which is set for release on January 5th, 2018. Take a listen to "Svart Ostoppbar Eld" below and find the album and related merch here.

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Angra - Detail New Album, First Song Revealed

The prog/power metallers Angra just announced their new album! It's been almost four years since they released Secret Garden but the next studio album, their 9th in total, shall be called ØMNI and will hit stores on February 16th, 2018 on earMUSIC. 2018 marks the beginning of yet another era in Angra's history and the new album is the result of months of intense dedication, blood and sweat. Hear the first song "Travelers Of Time" in the official lyric video below.

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Posted: 05.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (11)


Bullet For My Valentine - Complete New Album, Jason Bowld Joins Permanently

Metalcore outfit Bullet For My Valentine have been busy working on a new album to follow 2015's Venom but they have shared the good news that it is complete! The band also confirmed that drummer Jason Bowld has joined their ranks permanently after playing with the band since 2015, filling in for original drummer Michael "Moose" Thomas.

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Posted: 05.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Meshuggah - To Embark On Tour With Code Orange

Two bands who were nominated for the 2018 Grammy Awards in the Best Metal Performance category are joining forces on a short North American run: Swedes Meshuggah and Americans Code Orange. The tour will take place next January and Toothgrinder will also join the fun. Meshuggah will be touring in support of the highly acclaimed eighth studio album, The Violent Sleep Of Reason.

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Posted: 05.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Gnaw - Premiere New Video

U.S. experimental metallers Gnaw, fronted by Alan Dubin, formerly of doom group Khanate, have recently released their third LP, Cutting Pieces via Translation Loss. Today they also issued a new video for the album's track "Fire". All visuals are by Roman Urodovskikh. Roman is a multimedia artist of Russian descent who currently lives and works in Montreal, Canada.

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Fu Manchu - Releasing New Album In February, Announce Tour

Fu Manchu's 12th studio album has just been announced and will be called Clone Of The Universe. It is scheduled for a February 9th release date through their own label At The Dojo Records. The upcoming record will be their first in 4 years, following the 2014 release of Gigantoid. Furthermore, guitarist Alex Lifeson of Rush fame guests on the 18-minute track, "Il Mostro Atomico".

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In Vain - Share New Album Details And Single

A little more than ten years after their debut, In Vain return with their fourth album, Currents, on January 26th, 2018, via Indie Recordings. It was mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios and features guest drummer Baard Kolstad (Leprous, Borknagar). The cover artwork was created by Costin Chioreanu, who also directed the lyric video for the first single, "Seekers Of The Truth".

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Posted: 04.12.2017 by nikarg | Comments (5)


Zemial - Announce 2018 Tour With Proscriptor On Vocals

Progressive heavy/black metallers, Zemial, have announced a collaboration with Absu's Proscriptor McGovern. You can read below the official statement that has been posted in Dorian's Facebook page.

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Lemmy Kilmister - Final Solo Studio Recording Released

Lemmy's final studio recording has surfaced. Before his death in 2015, Motörhead's iconic frontman Lemmy finished what would be his last solo recording, a collaboration with guitarist Chris Declercq. Chris Declercq is a session studio musician, who has worked with many artists throughout his career including Dizzy Reed (Guns N' Roses), Josh Freese (A Perfect Circle), to Blaze Bayley, Paul Di'Anno (Iron Maiden), and many more. Declercq was working on a solo record and managed to land a guest appearance from Lemmy Kilmister, who he'd work with before in the past. This track, "We Are The Ones," which you can listen to below, is Lemmy's final studio performance.

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Posted: 04.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (7)


Bloodbath - Plan To Enter Studio In January

The follow-up to Grand Morbid Funeral released in 2014 by Swedish death metallers Bloodbath might be coming out sooner than you think. According to frontman Nick Holmes, the band has plans to enter studio in January 2018 to record the next album. Bloodbath will also tour in USA and Canada in May 2018.

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TesseracT - In The Studio Tracking New Album

TesseracT have been releasing new albums every two years and their latest one, Polaris, came out in 2015. The good news is that the band hasn't slowed down and is currently in the studio working on album number four. You can listen to some new sounds on their Facebook page. The djent band has shared a picture from the recordings as well. They are tracking the album at 4DSounds.

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Sodom - To Be Rejoined By Former Guitarists At 35th Anniversary Show

Sodom's 35th anniversary celebration show will be special as the German thrash legends will be rejoined on stage by former guitarists Josef "Grave Violator" Dominik (who was in the band from 1984-1985), Frank "Blackfire" Gosdzik (1987-1990) and Andy Brings (1991-1995) on December 26th at Zeche in Bochum, Germany to perform old classics.

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Katatonia - Guitarist Hospitalized, Baltic And Russian Shows Rescheduled

Gothic doom metal band Katatonia have announced that they have rescheduled December tour dates in Russia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania due to guitarist Roger Öjersson being hospitalized after suffering a back injury. The band will be back on tour next year in February and March.

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Posted: 03.12.2017 by Giza | Comments (2)


Tarja - To Release Charity Single With Help Of Guest Singers

With Christmas only a few weeks away, earMUSIC and Tarja have announced the release of a very special version of "Feliz Navidad": the Barbuda Relief And Recovery Charity Version. This September, the Caribbean island of Barbuda has been hit by the category 5 hurricane Irma. The whole population, of over 1500, needed to flee their homes in order to survive. Tarja, who has recorded the main part of her vocals for her recently released winter album From Spirits And Ghosts (Score For A Dark Christmas) on said island and has a very close relationship to the place and its inhabitants, decided that now is the time to help.

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Posted: 03.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)