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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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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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Jenner - To Release Debut Album

Serbian metal band Jenner will release its debut album, To Live Is To Suffer, on February 20th via Infernö Records. Formed in December 2013, Jenner is said to be the only all-girl metal band from the Belgrade area. The track "How Deep Is Your Greed" can be streamed below. Also available is a new album teaser.

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Venenum - Debut Album On The Way

German death metallers Venenum have announced the details of their upcoming debut full-lenght album. Entitled Trance Of Death, it is slated for release on the 17th of March via Sepulchral Voice Records. The tracklist and cover artwork are available below.

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Emptiness - Not For Music

In 2014, the Belgians in Emptiness threw out Nothing But The Whole, a thundering album of black and death metal that combined the two quite seamlessly, with a delicious sense of atmosphere to boot. Being almost universally praised in underground metal circles, how exactly does the band follow up such a powerhouse release? Easy: by going for something different.

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Jenner

Jenner is the only all female speed/thrash metal band in Serbia. The band was formed in December 2013 by sisters Alexandra (guitar) and Marija (drums) with the goal of following their influences Judas Priest, Warlock, Grim Reaper... Their friends Andjelina (vocals) and Jana (bass) joined the band and they started covering their favourite songs of bands that are already mentioned. After spending more time together and acquiring Alexandra, they took on a more ferocious and faster sound in the likes of Anthrax, Overkill, Exodus, Agent Steel... After a year of work, Jana were replaced by their current bassist, Mina and girls immediately started working on their own songs.

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Posted: 23.01.2017 by Bad English

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Dirkschneider - Denver, USA - 16 Jan 2017

"Dirkschneider: Back To The Roots - Farewell To Accept" says it all.

Udo Dirkschneider hasn't been a part of the German heavy metal titans Accept for eons now, and since his solo band U.D.O. has a rather extensive discography on its own, he decided it was time to finally close this chapter of his musical career.

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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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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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Wind Rose - New Album Coming

Italian power metal outfit Wind Rose just posted an unconventional message on their Facebook page, confirming that the band will release a new album this year. So far, the release date and title are unknown but it seems like the record will feature 9 songs.

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Grima - Debut New Song, Album Details

Siberian atmospheric black metal band Grima is set to release their brand new studio album Tales Of The Enchanted Woods through Naturmacht Productions on February 25th. The follow-up to the promising Devotion To Lord (2015) will be an eight-track release. Feast your eyes on the cover and more details below. More importantly, enjoy the new track "The Moon And Its Shadows" as an introduction to the record.

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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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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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Posted: 22.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)

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The Unity - New Song Launched

Metal Storm has previously reported that Gamma Ray members drummer Michael Ehré and guitarist Henjo Richter have launched the new power metal band The Unity. Today you can hear a bit of what they have to offer. Check out their new single "Rise And Fall" which comes off the band's upcoming self-titled debut album, out on May 5th via Steemhammer/SVP.

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Panndora - Announce Comeback Show

We already knew that Brazilian all-female heavy metal act Panndora will be back on the road. Now they have confirmed that they will play live again after a hiatus of almost two years. Panndora will support Grave Digger in Brazil.

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