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70000 Tons Of Metal 2015

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22-26 January 2015

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Staff pick
Mortals - Cursed To See The Future
Sludge metal

Albums like Mortals' Cursed To See The Future make an instant impact and grip you. Its sludge is dense with black metal leanings. The songs are long and perfectly structured because the transitions are smart. While there are moments of trance, it's the piercing vocals which guide you through the hostility and gloom of the music. Melodious yet aggressive, Cursed To See The Future has filth in good measure. The slimy and cavernous riffs easily lull you into the abyss.

Take the plunge!

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Picked by: BloodTears
Thumbs up: wormdrink414, Mr. Doctor, Abattoir
 
Mors Principium Est - To Release New Album 02.09

The Finns Mors Principium Est are pleased to announce the release of their fifth studio album, to be entitled Dawn Of The 5th Era. These representatives of the gothenburg metal scene have set November 19th (Japan) and December 5th (Europe) as the official release dates via AFM Records of this upcoming new effort. More details can be expected soon. (by Abattoir)   Read more ››
 
Irreversible - New Album Details, Teaser Online 02.09

Atlanta, Georgia post-metallers Irreversible have released some info about their upcoming new album Surface. According to the group, their new album Surface is in the final stages of mixing and mastering. It will contain 3 songs and be just over 40 mins. They also have released a teaser track called "Side Effects Of Living" on their Bandcamp page. Good news for post-metal fans! (by tea[m]ster)   Read more ››
 
Desecravity - New Album Tracklist Revealed 02.09

Japanese death metallers Desecravity have unveiled the tracklist for their forthcoming second album. Orphic Signs is due out on November 15th via Willowtip Records. According to the band, you can expect really tech, fast and brutal songs. (by Ruchesko)   Read more ››
 
Heretic Soul - Unleash New Video 02.09

Turkish death metallers Heretic Soul have released a brand new official music video for the track "Nihilistic Attitude", a title track off the band's same-titled album, released back in October, 2013 via PRC Music. The video clip is available for viewing through the YouTube down below. (by Abattoir)   Read more ››
 
Subterranean Masquerade - Lyric Video For New Song 01.09

If the first song off of Subterranean Masquerade's upcoming second album was enough to whet your appetite, we have good news. The progressive metallers just premiered a lyric video for "Reliving The Feeling" this time around with clean vocals by new vocalist Kjetil Nordhus and growls by Paul Kuhr. More new material! Listen up below and tell us how The Great Bazaar is sounding to you so far. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
 
Progventure Part 9: Green Carnation - Another Night Under The Dam, Åseral, Norway, 31.07.2014 01.09

It seems that my Progventure prog searching trips are not only a convenient excuse to travel new places, or more often the only way of seeing bands I like I wouldn't otherwise get to see, but in some cases they are turning out to be events of a fairly unique kind. Another Night Under the Dam - the Green Carnation reunion show at the Åseral dam number 3 in Norway was unique in more ways than one. And it most definitely was special. (by Ivor)   Read more ››
 
Rockstar Mayhem Festival 2014 - Denver, CO - 13 Jul 2014 29.07

The annual Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival! Great variety of bands, I always have a blast, it's always fun, the weather is always way too hot and this year's event was almost no exception. Yes, almost no exception; the timing of the festival couldn't be worse and the decision to split the Colorado show into two events didn't help the cause neither. (by D.T. Metal)   Read more ››
 
Amaranthe - American Beauty Car Show, Haapsalu Episcopal Castle, Haapsalu, Estonia, 19.07.2014 28.07

Haapsalu is a small and beautiful Estonian resort town by the sea. Each July its quiet is disturbed by an invasion of owners and admirers of the American car industry. Shining cars, roaring engines, burning rubber, cruising, and a drag race on the airfield strip - American Beauty Car Show has got it all. If you're into all that, it's the place to be. Naturally, this also calls for musical entertainment of varied sorts, which somehow managed to grab my attention for the first time with only one name - Amaranthe. Just because I happen to like them. (by Ivor)   Read more ››
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  Random album
Artillery - When Death Comes (2009)

Artillery, the famous Danish Thrash Metal band is finally back with a new original album, ten years after their last release B.A.C.K! Maybe that you don't know the band really well, because after all they never got the popularity of European Thrash bands like Kreator for example but their first three releases Fear Of Tomorrow (1985), Terror Squad (1987) and By Inheritance (1990) are all considered as really good Thrash releases. B.A.C.K was so-so but what about this new one then? Perfect, if... (by Jeff)   Read more ››

Reviewer: 8.0      Users: 8.2 | 192 votes
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Sentenced

Miika had a genetic heart condition and died from a sudden attack at his home on February 18th, 2009. His grave can be found at the Kirkkosaari cemetery in his hometown Muhos.

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