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Redemption - Unveil New Album Details 09.10

After three months of silence, Redemption finally revealed some news concerning their new record, announced in July. The band's sixth studio album will be titled The Art Of Loss and will be released worldwide in early 2016 via Metal Blade Records. It will be one of Redemption's longest albums, clocking in at over 70 minutes. (by robpal)   Read more ››
Paradise Lost - New Concert Film On The Way 09.10

Paradise Lost have a new live album/concert film on the way. Symphony For The Lost was recorded at the Ancient Roman Theatre of Philippopolis in Plovdiv, Bulgaria and is set for release on 20th November via Century Media Records! This show was special as it featured the Orchestra of State Opera Plovdiv and Rodna Pesen Choir. It was filmed in September 2014. Have a taste of what you can expect below. (by Bad English)   Read more ››
Abbath - Two Live Session Videos Unveiled 09.10

After the video for the new song "Fenrir Hunts" was released recently, the newly formed black metal band Abbath have now shared a live video for ''Warriors'' which is an I cover. Fans of Immortal and Abbath might be familiar with I, another band from the Norwegian guitarist/vocalist. But there is more from Abbath to hear. It's the video for Immortal's "Nebular Ravens Winter". Both songs are from a live session recorded in September 2015. (by Bad English)   Read more ››
Giant Squid - Going On Hiatus 09.10

After releasing the excellent Minoans album last year, American post-metallers Giant Squid have now announced that they are going on hiatus. The long statement can be read on their Facebook page. In short, Giant Squid is taking a long break. But the band might also never return with no plans for a new album on the horizon. (by Bad English)   Read more ››
Fates Warning - Working On New Album 09.10

Exciting news for Fates Warning fans - a new album is on the way! The U.S. progressive metal pioneers Fates Warning have started work on their upcoming, 12th studio album effort, to be released worldwide next year via InsideOutMusic. (by Antidote)   Read more ››
God Is An Astronaut - Tapper, Tallinn, Estonia, 14.09.2015 25.09

So the cow went to the sauna, and this is what happened. (by Ivor)   Read more ››
Progventure Part 10: Night Of The Prog X, Loreley, Germany, 17-19.07.2015 18.08

On the mesmerizing banks of the river Rhein, on the top of a huge rock called Loreley, Night of the Prog celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. For the first time it spanned three days over the weekend bringing listeners 21 bands in total. Too few, you say? Given only one stage, it's more like 21 individual full concerts in a row - a speciality of the event that is becoming a must-visit summer festival for anyone into prog. (by Ivor)   Read more ››
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Unleashed - Midvinterblot (2006)

With Entombed, Unleashed is in my opinion one of these few Swedish Death Metal bands which is able to play real good Melodic Death. And here, I'm not talking about Gothenburg Metal, no, I'm just talking about people who know how to play real Death without forgetting great melodies. If the last albums of the combo were not so amazing (without being bad however of course) I can tell you that we will all remember the year 2006 like the real return of Unleashed to its maximum. My friends, the... (by Jeff)   Read more ››

Reviewer: 8.4      Users: 8.2 | 130 votes
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Iron Maiden

The track "Aces High" is based on World War II dogfights.

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