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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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Posted: 27.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


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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Posted: 27.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Edguy - New Song And Video Online

German power metallers Edguy recently announced that they will release a 25th anniversary 3-disc album titled Monuments (release date: July 14th). Today, however, they premiered a video for the new song that will appear on the release. Check out the new lyric video for the single "Ravenblack" and see what you think.

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Posted: 26.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (4)


Ereb Altor - New Album Artwork Revealed

Swedish epic pagan black metal legion Ereb Altor just revealed the artwork that will grace their upcoming album, Ulfven. The band will join forces with Hammerheart Records for their next release, which hits stores in July. The cover art was created by Robban kanto Photo & Design and Mattias Frisk/Mats Skickat.

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Posted: 26.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Goatlord - Vocalist Ace Still Dies

American doom act Doom Snake Cult have posted that their vocalist Ace Still has died. He was also one of the founding members and had vocal duties in the disbanded U.S. metallers Goatlord.

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Posted: 26.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Raven - Drummer Has Health Issue, To Miss Tours

NWOBHM act Raven announced that their drummer Joe Hasselvander will not join them on their upcoming shows. You can read their full statement below but it is due to a sudden serious health issue. The band will perform with fill-in drummers on the upcoming tours.

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Posted: 19.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Demons And Wizards - New Songs In Progress

Riff master Jon Schaffer, more known for his work in Iced Earth, has confirmed that he and vocalist Hansi Kürsch from Blind Guardian are working on a new Demons And Wizards album. The band released two albums so far, 1999's self-titled and later Touched By The Crimson King in 2005. The good news is that they are writing new songs but it might take some time to complete.

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Posted: 16.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (12)


Magnum - Former Drummer Passes Away

British progressive rock veterans Magnum announced that former drummer Jimmy Copley has died. In 2005, Jim took up the drum stool for Magnum and he was able to fit in his busy scheduled an album recording with Magnum, Princess Alice And The Broken Arrow.

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Posted: 16.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Ragnarok - Former Bassist Jerv Dies

Norwegian black metal blasphemers Ragnarok have announced that they have lost their former bassist Jerv, real name Tom Richardsen. According to them, he died in a car accident. He was also a co-founder of the band and was only 40.

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Posted: 14.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


X Japan - Yoshiki To Undergo Emergency Surgery

Drummer Yoshiki of X Japan will undergo an emergency cervical artificial disc replacement surgery on Tuesday, May 16th in Los Angeles. As a result of Yoshiki's intense drumming style and the impact it has had on his physical health, he was diagnosed with cervical foraminal stenosis in July 2009, and then underwent a cervical laminectomy and a cervical foraminotomy.

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Posted: 11.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Below - New Album On The Way, Share Video

Swedish epic doomsters Below recently announced a new album that will be titled Upon A Pale Horse and is due out on May 19th via Metal Blade Records. If you are curious about the follow up to Across The Dark River (2014), you can now hear the heavy new song "Disappearing Into Nothing" which opens the record right here. The video was shot and edited by TD Producer.

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Source: metalblade.com
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Posted: 08.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Old Season - Launch New Song

Here's some metal from Ireland. Old Season will bring us their new album, Beyond The Black, on 19 May 2017 via Pure Steel Records. For now, you can hear the new song "Scavenger" via the SoundCloud player below.

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Posted: 08.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Jyrki69 - Singer's Solo Album On The Way

A music Vampire and gothic icon Jyrki 69, lead vocalist for Helsinki's goth metal band The 69 Eyes, will release his first-ever solo album on June 23rd via Cleopatra Records. The disc, titled Helsinki Vampire, "builds on the distinctive 'goth 'n' roll' sound that The 69 Eyes, honed over the course of a dozen albums (millions of units sold collectively worldwide) while adding a more richly textured, darkly romantic atmosphere. Jyrki's vocals, which have always been crucial to the band's success, are as exceptional as ever on the new solo venture, a captivating baritone croon that evokes both Jim Morrison and Glenn Danzig."

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Posted: 03.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Noumena - New Video Released

Finnish metallers Noumena just released their new album, Myrrys. It's their first since 2013's Death Walks With Me and the lyrics are in Finnish. Recently, they also released the video for "Kirouksen kantaja" ("The Bearer of the Curse"). In the video below, you can see the massive Finnish forest.

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Posted: 30.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Kobra And The Lotus - Share New Video

Canadian heavy metal hitters Kobra And The Lotus just shared a brand new video for the tune "You Don't Know". This is the first music video from the band's first of two Prevail albums coming out soon. Prevail I, the band's latest offering, will be released on May 12th 2017 on Napalm Records. Enjoy!

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Posted: 30.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)