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Bahimiron - Drummer Dies

American black metal act Bahimiron just lost their member Blaash. He played drums for the band until they disbanded in 2014. It was the band's frontman Grimlord who broke the news. R.I.P.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Bahimiron
Posted: 14.07.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Officium Triste - Demo Song Online

Dutch death/doom metal unit Officium Triste just shared a new demo from a song taken off their upcoming album. They will re-record the song for the forthcoming album that will be released by Transcending Obscurity Records but at least you get an idea of the new material. Listen to "World In Flames" via SoundCloud below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Officium Triste
Posted: 13.07.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Warbringer - Former Drummer Nic Ritter Passes Away

U.S. thrashers Warbringer just announced that their former drummer Nic Ritter has died, even though no further details were disclosed. He also played in the progressive metal band Prototype and recorded drums for Warbringer's album Waking Into Nightmares.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Warbringer
Posted: 04.07.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Wolfchant - Guitarist Gorthrim Dies

German pagan folk metallers Wolfchant are mourning as they have announced that their guitarist Eddy "Gorthrim" Groß has died. He was in the band for two years. Sadly, Eddy lost his battle with lung cancer.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 03.07.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


DragnForce - Singer Injured After Jumping From Moving Van

According to reports, DragonForce singer Marc Hudson narrowly escaped a serious injury after he jumped out of a moving van during the group's Australian tour. However, Marc Hudson can count himself lucky he wasn't more seriously injured.

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Source: blabbermouth.net
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Posted: 03.07.2017 by Bad English | Comments (4)


Officium Triste - Release Cover Song

Dutch death doom metal band Officium Triste have shared a song online. While they are working hard on a new album, the band recorded the cover "The Weight Of The World". It's a cover off of 2007 Editors album An End Has A Start. The track is available as a free download from their Bandcamp page. It is also the first recording with the current line-up. Enjoy!

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Source: officiumtriste.bandcamp.com
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Posted: 26.06.2017 by Bad English | Comments (4)


Tim "Ripper" Owens - New Project On The Way

Former Judas Priest and Iced Earth singer Tim "Ripper" Owens is collaborating with Savatage guitarist Chris Caffery on a new project. The duo is currently writing material with producer Roy "Z" Ramirez for an album that will be released through Frontiers Music Srl.

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Source: metalexpressradio.com
Band profile: Tim "Ripper" Owens
Posted: 17.06.2017 by Bad English | Comments (4)


Twisted Sister - Sues Promoter Over Unpaid Farewell Show Fee

Twisted Sister, now disbanded, has sued the promoter of last year's Rock Carnival festival, claiming the band has only been paid $50,000 of the $200,000 it was to receive for headlining one of the three nights at the Lakewood, New Jersey event. And they're not gonna take it. In court papers, promoter John D'Esposito and his company Rock N Festivals said they "suffered catastrophic economic losses" due to three days of heavy rain that weekend.

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Source: washingtonpost.com
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Posted: 13.06.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Hallatar - Juha Raivio's New Band Debuts Video

After gothic doom metal act Trees Of Eternity lost their singer Aleah Stanbridge, Swallow The Sun guitarist Juha Raivio launched a new band called Hallatar. The band signed with Svart Records and is due to release their debut full-length, No Stars Upon The Bridge, this autumn (13.10). Hear the first song "Mirrors" here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Hallatar
Posted: 05.06.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


W.A.S.P. - Cancel Summer Festivals

American metal maniacs W.A.S.P. have cancelled their summer festivals performances in June at Graspop Metal Meeting 2017, Rock In The Wine Valley 2017, Hellfest and Rock Fest Barcelona 2017 to work on their upcoming 25th-anniversary release, Re-Idolized.

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Source: waspnation.com
Band profile: W.A.S.P.
Posted: 31.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Who Dies In Siberian Slush - Former Member Dies

Russian funeral doomsters Who Dies In Siberian Slush announced that their former guitarist Gungrind, real name Roman Mihaylovich, has died on May 28th. There was no reason mentioned, but the band posted a farewell on their Facebook page, in Russian.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 31.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Rata Blanca - Bassist Dies

One of the biggest Argentinian metal bands, Rata Blanca, has posted some sad news. The band's bassist Guillermo "El Negro" Sánchez has died, after fighting for his life in the hospital. Guitarist Walter Giardino expressed in Spanish on the band's Facebook page his sadness about Guillermo's passing and how much he will be missed. R.I.P.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Rata Blanca
Posted: 29.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Jyrki69 - New Video Online

The Helsinki vampire Jyrki69, who's also the lead singer in Finnish goth metal icons The 69 Eyes, has shared a new video online for the tune "Last Halloween" from his upcoming debut solo album, Helsinki Vampire, out on June 23rd via Cleopatra Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Jyrki69
Posted: 28.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Blind Guardian - Share Live Video

German heavyweights Blind Guardian just shared a brand new video. After announcing that the band will release a new three-disc live album, Live Beyond The Spheres, now you can watch the live video of the band's super hit "Mirror Mirror". The song appears on the Nightfall In Middle-Earth 1998 album. Enjoy the performance!

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Source: blind-guardian.com
Band profile: Blind Guardian
Posted: 27.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (3)


KISS - Manchester Arena Show Cancelled

American rock legends KISS have been forced to cancel their Manchester concert that was scheduled for May 30th. The KISS concert is the latest to be canceled following the terror attack that took the lives of 22 people and injured dozens of others after an Ariana Grande concert on May 22nd. As a result, the venue remains closed.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: KISS
Posted: 27.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)