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As I Lay Dying - Tim Lambesis Apologizes In New Statement

As I Lay Dying's vocalist and founding member Tim Lambesis has broken the silence and released a lengthy statement apologizing for his actions. Lambesis made the news a few years ago and spent two years in prison after he pled guilty to a charge of solicitation of another to commit murder. He attempted to hire an undercover cop posing as a hitman at the time to murder his then wife, Meggan Lambesis, back in 2013. Speaking for the first time since his release from prison in December 2016, Tim Lambesis took to the band's Facebook page to express his remorse.

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Katatonia - Going On Short Hiatus, To Re-Evaluate Future

Following their re-scheduled dates for the Baltics and Russia in February/March, due to recent issues and injury, these dates will mark the end of the touring cycle for Katatonia's current album, The Fall Of Hearts. According to the Swedish band, after much deliberation they have decided to put Katatonia on a short-term hiatus and their future seems uncertain.

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Posted: 16.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (17)


The Ocean - Releasing 10th Anniversary Edition Of 'Precambrian'

Post-metallers The Ocean have recently launched the preorder for the 10th anniversary edition of their classic album, Precambrian 3xLP. It comes in the packaging of the original limited edition, and contains an extra bonus track: a brand new studio re-recording of 10-minutes opener "Rhyacian", featuring the current lineup with Loïc Rossetti on vocals, Paul on drums and Mattias on bass. You can grab it here.

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Posted: 16.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Venom Inc. - Announce European Tour With Suffocation

Venom Inc. and U.S. death metal squad Suffocation are about to join forces! After both bands released new material in the form of Avé and ...Of The Dark Light respectively this year, they'll embark on a European co-headline run in March/April 2018. Support will come from Brazilian thrashers Nervosa as well as Canadian melodeath band Aeternam. The whole tour itinerary can be found below. More dates will be announced soon.

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Event: Venom Inc. & Suffocation: Co-Headlining European Tour 2018
Posted: 16.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


The Atlas Moth - Stream New Song

Chicago sludge/stoner group The Atlas Moth have unveiled a brand new video and launched the pre-orders for their upcoming new album, Coma Noir, which is to be released released on February 9th, 2018 via Prosthetic Records and was produced by Sanford Parker. Hear the energetic title track now here and tell us if you're pleased with it.

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Posted: 16.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Watain - Share New Track 'Sacred Damnation'

Watain have been kind enough to share a brand new track today! The Swedish black metallers just released a second track from their upcoming studio album, Trident Wolf Eclipse, which is going to be released on January 5th, 2018. Check out "Sacred Damnation" below!

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Posted: 15.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Oceans Of Slumber - Release Video For New Single

Houston-based extreme progressive metal sensation Oceans Of Slumber has just debuted the first single from their impending new album, The Banished Heart, to be released on March 2nd, 2018 via Century Media Records. The anticipated first taste of music is the 9-minute track "The Decay Of Disregard" and you can get lost in it below.

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Posted: 15.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Roadburn Festival 2018 - Further Artists Announced

The Roadburn line-up continues to grow for their 2018 edition and recently, important new artist confirmations have been made. Now, the organizers have announced details of the first specially commissioned performances. Those include Dark Buddha Rising who will unite with Oranssi Pazuzu to form the Waste of Space Orchestra. The performance will include ten musicians onstage plus an original video accompaniment, designed to tell a parallel story with the music. Elsewhere, Jacob Bannon has added Godflesh (performing Selfless in its entirety), Motorpsycho, Thou, The Body and Forgotten Tomb to his curated event.

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Posted: 15.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Winds Of Plague - New Video Released

Having released a new album this year, Blood Of My Enemy, symphonic deathcore outfit Winds Of Plague now give fans a chance to enjoy their brand new video. Prepare your ears and check out "Nameless Walker" below. The U.S. band is currently touring with Suicide Silence in case you want to see them live.

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Posted: 15.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Midnattsol - Liv Kristine Joins Band, New Album In The Making

Midnattsol has a second singer now. It's none other than Liv Kristine of Leaves' Eyes and Theatre Of Tragedy fame. She will now sing right next to her sister Carmen Elise Espenæs in the band. The gothic/folk metallers haven't released a new album since 2011's The Metamorphosis Melody but a new one is in the making. Hear a snippet of a new song with Liv over here. Just a first appetizer.

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Posted: 14.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Hellfest Open Air Festival 2018 - Full Lineup Announced

Yesterday, the Hellfest Open Air festival announced its full lineup for the 2018 edition. The headliners are none other than Iron Maiden, Judas Priest and Avenged Sevenfold. Other big names include Nightwish, Megadeth, Marilyn Manson, Deftones, Children Of Bodom, Satyricon, Corrosion Of Conformity, Accept, Enslaved, Watain, Steven Wilson, At The Gates, Exodus, Neurosis and many more. Mark your calendars for 22-24 June 2018 in Clisson, France and check out the line-up below.

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Posted: 14.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (9)


Queens Of The Stone Age - Frontman Kicks Photographer In The Head, Later Apologizes In Video

Recently, during Queens Of The Stone Age's set at the KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas show in Inglewood, California, frontman Josh Homme kicked a photographer in the head. There's footage of the moment below. Chelsea Lauren, the photographer, posted the video on her Instagram page and said that she was hospitalised after being kicked by Homme. According to her, the incident was unprovoked. Since then, vocalist/guitarist Josh Homme has released a video apologizing for his behavior.

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Posted: 14.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Long Distance Calling - Debut New Song And Video

Long Distance Calling have shared a new song! After recently announcing the release of their sixth studio album, Boundless, for the 2nd of February 2018 via Inside Out Music and after some teasing online, the instrumental band launched the official video for the 9-minute first single "Out There" (directed by Iconographic). You can watch it here now.

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Posted: 14.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Thy Antichrist - Unveil Initial New Album Details

Black metallers Thy Antichrist have unveiled the first album details of the band's Napalm Records debut, Wrath Of The Beast. That includes the album artwork and tracklist. Early next year, they will also embark on a tour with Septicflesh and Dark Funeral across North America.

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Posted: 14.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Nevermore - Warrel Dane Passes Away Of Heart Attack

Terrible news surfaced today for Nevermore and Sanctuary fans as singer Warrel Dane has reportedly passed away in Brazil, according to Brazilian news source UOL. He also had a solo career and was in fact working on a new solo album. He was only 56 years old. Warrel Dane possessed a unique voice, penned thought-provoking lyrics and his music will live on. Rest in peace...

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Posted: 13.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (67)