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Dark Tranquillity - To Release 'The Absolute' 7", Confirm More Shows

Legendary Gothenburg melodic death metal pioneers Dark Tranquillity will release a 7" single on March 24th, 2017 featuring the two tracks "The Absolute" and "Time Out Of Place", which have so far only been released as bonus tracks of the limited edition CD version of their latest album Atoma. These songs are more experimental. Pre-orders are available here.

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Source: centurymedia.com
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Six Feet Under - New Album Streaming In Full

Death metallers Six Feet Under just released their new album Torment and here's your chance of listening to it in full! Their label Metal Blade Records has posted an official stream of the entire album on YouTube. Listen to it and tell us your impressions about the follow-up to Crypt Of The Devil.

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Full Of Hell - Share New Album Details

Full Of Hell have good news for you. They are about to destroy your ears once again with a new explosive album called Trumpeting Ecstasy. It's coming out on May 5th on Profound Lore Records and was recorded and mixed at God City. Check out the artwork by Mark McCoy below and prepare for a new song soon.

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Ayreon - Debut New Track 'Everybody Dies'

Ayreon have recently shared the second single off their upcoming album, The Source. The cheerfully titled "Everybody Dies" features on vocals Mike Toehider, Tommy Karevik, Tommy Rogers, Russell Allen, Hansi Kürsch, Michael Eriksen, Tobias Sammet and Floor Jansen. Watch the lyric video available below. It's quite catchy.

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Posted: 24.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Avatarium - New Studio Album Title, Release Date Announced

After revealing last month that they were working on their third studio album, Avatarium have lifted the veil a bit more. The doom darlings are back and once again, singer Jennie-Ann Smith and her gentlemen cast a spell over you with a magical sound experience, Hurricanes And Halos, which promises to take the world by storm on May 26th and contains eight new tracks.

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Posted: 22.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Les Discrets - Reveal New Album Cover, Release Date

The French duo Les Discrets recently revealed the cover that will grace their impending new album, Prédateurs, the first in five years. The record will contain 10 songs with 43 minutes of running time and cover art by British artist Chris Friel. Feast your eyes on it below and mark your calendars for April 21st.

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Source: en.prophecy.de
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Posted: 21.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Skyharbor - Announce New Album, To Tour With Deftones

Prog/math metal outfit Skyharbor have announced that they will be supporting Deftones on their upcoming European tour. In other important news, their new album, Sunshine Dust, will be released this Spring. The album will feature their most recent single, "Chemical Hands". The follow-up to Guiding Lights is coming but the exact release date hasn't been revealed yet.

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Posted: 21.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Gruesome - Announce New EP, Share New Song

More music from Gruesome! The modern purveyors of old-school death metal have announced a new EP entitled Fragments Of Psyche. The EP further continues the band's homage to the legendary band Death and offers a glimpse into the next era of Gruesome. Fragments Of Psyche is due out March 31st via Relapse Records and features a two-song slab of Death Human-era worship including a brand new studio track with special guest drums from Sean Reinert (Death, Cynic) along with a "Humanized" reworking of Death's classic track "Choke On It" off of their second album Leprosy.

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Source: label.relapse.com
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Posted: 21.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Farsot - Releasing New Album In April

FAIL·LURE, a blend between "failure" and "allure", is the title of the new album by German black metallers Farsot. Based on Peter Greenaway's "Drowning by Numbers" as well as several Art Nouveau works (e.g. Khnopff's "Ishtar", Klimt's "Mermaids" and "Water Serpents", Kotarbinskis "Kiss of Medusa" or Schwabes "La Vague"), the group has conceived their third album. The cover, showing a sculpture by French artist Denis Lavoyer, can be seen here.

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Posted: 21.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Yob - Frontman Recovering From Emergency Surgery, Crowdfunding Campaign Launched

Yob's frontman Mike Scheidt is lucky to be alive following a terrifying medical emergency for diverticulitis. He recently underwent emergency intestinal surgery. A GoFundMe crowdfunding campaign has been set up and all donations go towards his medical bills for past and upcoming surgeries, as well as living expenses while he heals. Furthermore, you can attend the benefit show for Mike in Portland on March 16th. Over 27,000 dollars have already been raised so far.

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Posted: 20.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Falls Of Rauros - Streaming New Track

As they gear up to release their new album, Vigilance Perennial, atmospheric black metal quartet Falls Of Rauros just released the first song off the record. It's the opening track and first glimpse of a new chapter for the band, arriving in full on March 31st via Bindrune Recordings and Nordvis. Enjoy the 10-minute "White Granite" below!

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Marduk - Show In Oakland Cancelled Over Police Concerns

Swedish black metallers Marduk's show in Oakland, California was canceled "in the name of public safety" last night over concerns from Oakland police that the group would draw anti-fascist protesters. Marduk was supposed to play at the Oakland Metro Opera House. Police say the band has been criticized for glorifying Nazi imagery and anti-Semitism.

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Source: nbcbayarea.com
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Posted: 19.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (32)


Labyrinth - New Album Title, Cover And More Revealed

After a seven year hiatus, Labyrinth, the legendary prog/power Italian metal band, will return with a brand new studio album, titled Architecture Of A God on April 21st, 2017. Check out the cover, tracklist and more details about the new album process below.

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Posted: 19.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Native Construct - Release Instrumental Version Of 'Quiet World' With Bonus Track

Boston based progressive act Native Construct has just launched the instrumental version of their critically-acclaimed debut release, Quiet World. The instrumental tracks, as was the case with the original release, were mixed by Rich Mouser at The Mouse House Studio and mastered by Jamie King at The Basement Recording in North Carolina. You can listen to the album now via these streaming or download services here.

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Source: metalblade.com
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Posted: 19.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Dimmu Borgir - Unveil Clip From Upcoming DVD

As 2017 marks the year of the return of Norwegian symphonic black metal giants Dimmu Borgir, they will release their anticipated double-DVD, Forces Of The Northern Night, on April 28th. Available in different formats, the release will contain two live rituals: their legendary concert in Oslo, showing Dimmu Borgir on stage with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and a bombastic choir, as well as the entire performance at Wacken Open Air with almost 100 musicians in action. For now, the Norwegians unveil their first video from the Wacken show where they perform the hymn "Mourning Palace" live with the Czech National Symphonic Orchestra.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
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Posted: 18.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)