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Conception - Announce Upcoming Single 23.10
Norwegian progressive metal act Conception, most commonly known as Roy Khan's (ex-Kamelot) first band alongside guitarist and songwriter Tore Østby (ex-Ark, ex-D.C. Cooper), bassist Ingar Amlien (Crest Of Darkness) and drummer Arve Heimdal (ex-Crest Of Darkness, GLOW), reformed earlier this year, to release a brand new EP, twenty-one years after the band disbanded. Now Conception finally unveil the artwork and release date of the first single off of the EP, suitably titled Re:conception. The single will be released on November 2nd, 2018. You may see the artwork below.
Articles

ScreamingSteelUS's Top 10 Least Favorite Covers (Please Make It Stop)
by ScreamingSteelUS | 08.10
By now, I have published two separate lists of covers I love - and not just any covers, but specifically renditions of nonmetal songs performed by metal bands. There are so many expert homages out there that I can fill two lists even without allowing for metal on metal. But that's not entirely fair, now is it? After all, music isn't that great. Some covers out there suck, and metal bands are responsible for a lot of them. You people have been loving life for too long. It's time I sat you down and slapped you in the face with a cold dose of reality: ten of the worst covers ever to...
Clandestine Cuts Vol. 8 Issue #2 - Awesome New Demos and EPs
by Nefarious, RaduP, nikarg, Abattoir, BloodTears | 06.10
Is independent, unsigned, and underground metal what you seek? Weary traveller of the metal world, rest a while here. Clandestine Cuts are the best demos and EPs from these bands, the heart and soul of metal music. These musicians are slaves to their passions, and their blood keeps the metal machine alive and turning. Support them with a simple listen, and discover the future. This issue features music from Eriphion, Dionysiaque, Nornes, Strauss, Aeviterne & Phoenix Nebula.
Getting stoked: 70000 Tons Of Metal 2019 - Party Mode On !!!
by D.T. Metal | 17.09
Still a little over 4 months to go, and yes, I am stoked for the 9th edition of 70000 Tons Of Metal, The Original, The World's Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise.
The Work Which Transforms Black Metal: Fifteen Years Of Blut Aus Nord's Masterpiece
by Apothecary | 05.09
The Work Which Transforms God, quite likely Blut Aus Nord's most influential and celebrated release, turns fifteen this year. Let's talk about that, shall we?
Clandestine Cuts Vol. 8 Issue #1 - Awesome New Demos and EPs
by Nefarious, RaduP | 30.08
Is independent, unsigned, and underground metal what you seek? Weary traveller of the metal world, rest a while here. Clandestine Cuts are the best demos and EPs from these bands, the heart and soul of metal music. These musicians are slaves to their passions, and their blood keeps the metal machine alive and turning. Support them with a simple listen, and discover the future. This issue features music from Toadeater, Gaupa, Meridian Sun, Death Will Tremble, Nug & Potion.
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