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Amenra - In The Studio Recording 'Mass VI'

2017 just got more promising for Amenra fans! They are currently recording their new studio album Mass VI, again with Billy Anderson (Eyehategod, Neurosis, Om, Swans and so many more) in the snowy Belgian Ardennes. The album will see release later this year via Neurot Recordings with more details to be confirmed.

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Source: neurotrecordings.com
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Opeth - Debut Promo Video For 'Era'

After releasing their latest album, Sorceress, last year, Opeth now present us with the official promo video for the tune "Era". The video comes just ahead of the band's return to the U.S. for a headline spring tour with support from Gojira and Devin Townsend. The cinematic video was directed by Markus Hofko and is available for your viewing pleasure below.

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Source: opeth.com
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Insomnium - To Perform 'Winter's Gate' With Orchestra

Insomnium are preparing a very special performance in their home country this July. The Finns will play their latest masterpiece, Winter's Gate, a 40-minute long track, with the Joensuu City Orchestra. The concert will be an exclusive of the Ilosaarirock Festival in Joensuu.

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Havok - Release New Single Lyric Video

USA based thrash metal outfit Havok are disseminating the first new track off their upcoming album, Conformicide. The song, titled "Hang 'Em High", can be heard as of today via the lyric video (created by Cloud Music Typography) below and is also the first instant grat track for those who pre-order the album on Amazon and iTunes. Conformicide will see a March 10th release on Century Media Records. Enjoy the thrash!

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Source: centurymedia.com
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Mastodon - Tease New Album

Mastodon are gearing up to release a new album and so the teasing has started. The U.S. metallers have released two goofy teasers so far. You can watch them below and see if you can decipher anything. The new offering is expected out this spring and was recorded with Brendan O'Brien (Rage Against The Machine, Korn) who worked with the group in Crack The Skye.

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Posted: 23.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (6)


Tankard - Unveil New Album First Details

German alcohol soaked thrash metal act Tankard are currently working on the follow-up to their acclaimed 2014 album, R.I.B.. The guys entered Gernhart Studios in Troisdorf with producer Martin Buchwalter (Destruction, Accu§er, Suidakra) earlier this month. Guitars, bass and drums are already done and at the moment, Gerre is lending his voice to the soundtrack for their 35th anniversary.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
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Posted: 23.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Soen - Share Video For New Track 'Lucidity'

As the anticipation builds for the release of Soen's new album, Lykaia, the Swedish progressive outfit has revealed a second song off of it. Fans already had the chance to listen to "Sectarian" and now there's a video for "Lucidity". The 7-minute song "Lucidity," as well as most of Lykaia's music, was written by drummer Martin Lopez and vocalist Joel Ekelöf.

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Posted: 22.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Rammstein - New Concert Film Getting Theatrical Release

Rammstein: Paris, a new concert-film by Jonas Åkerlund, will screen in selected cinemas across the world on the 23rd of March 2017! Screening dates for Germany, Austria, Switzerland are March 23rd, 24th and 29th, 2017. During the "Made in Germany" tour, Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund filmed two acclaimed Rammstein concerts in March 2012 - each for an audience of 17,000 at the Bercy Arena in Paris. In the resulting film (with 16 songs from the entire repertoire), Jonas Åkerlund takes a radically new approach to capturing the emotion and thrill of Rammstein's live performance.

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Source: rammstein.de
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Posted: 22.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Rhapsody Of Fire - Announce Special Release

After announcing their new line-up recently (the addition of new vocalist Giacomo Voli and drummer Manu Lotter), Italian symphonic power metal kings Rhapsody Of Fire are now working on their upcoming release, which will be a 75 minutes long album revisiting a selection of songs written and produced during the 5 first years of the Rhapsody Era (1997-2002). 14 epic tracks completely re-recorded! All drums, bass, guitars, keyboards, vocals, epic choirs, opera choirs, and numerous classical instruments have been recorded already.

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Source: rhapsodyoffire.com
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Posted: 21.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (8)


Thy Art Is Murder - Vocalist C.J. McMahon Returns, New Song Released

Australia's incendiary extreme musical export Thy Art Is Murder officially announced the return of a very familiar face. Vocalist C.J. McMahon is back into the fold. To cement McMahon's return to his rightful throne, the band has released a brand new song entitled "No Absolution". Check out the song here. Moreover, there's a new record to be released later this year.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
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Posted: 20.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Cellar Darling - Join Nuclear Blast, Debut Album In 2017

Cellar Darling have found a label home and signed to Nuclear Blast. After their split with Eluveitie, Anna Murphy, Ivo Henzi and Merlin Sutter reached out for new shores in 2016 and are currently working on their debut album, to be released in 2017. The recordings start this month.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
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Posted: 20.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Benighted - Debut Music Video

A new bloody video from Benighted? That's right! Today you can watch a gore and guts filled video based on the track "Reptilian", which has been taken from their forthcoming album Necrobreed, out February 17th on Season of Mist. The French brutal death metallers have also added a European headlining tour joined by label mates Wormed as well as Unfathomable Ruination and Omophagia.

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Posted: 19.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Wintersun - Reveal New Album Tracklist And Concept

Recently, the Finnish metallers Wintersun unveiled the title of their third studio album, The Forest Seasons, that will see the light of day in 2017 via Nuclear Blast. The new release will be a full-length album of 53 minutes featuring a brand new concept that band leader and mastermind Jari Mäenpää now reveals, together with the complete tracklist. It looks like it's actually happening. Check it out below.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
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Posted: 18.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (24)


Xandria - Premiere New Video

As you might know, symphonic metal act Xandria are releasing a new album this month called Theater Of Dimensions. In fact, the opus is dropping via Napalm Records on January 27th. Their newest video for "Call Of Destiny" is now available! Take a look at the images shot with AVA-studios and listen to the first single of the album!

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Source: xandria.de
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Posted: 18.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Sanctuary - Stream 'Die For My Sins' Demo

U.S. metal act Sanctuary are gearing up to release Inception, a collection of presumed lost 1986 studio recordings, on February 24th, 2017 via Century Media Records. Magically restored, remixed and remastered by Zeuss (Queensrÿche, Hatebreed), the band now presents the first track off this release. Enjoy "Die For My Sins (Demo 1986)" here.

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Source: centurymedia.com
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Posted: 17.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)