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HammerFall - Reveal New Album Title, Release Date

HammerFall have decided to give their fans an early Christmas present and just revealed the title and release date of their upcoming album. Now we know that the follow-up to Built To Last (2016) will be called Dominion. Mark your calendars for 16th of August 2019! That's when the new studio album will be released. The recordings will begin in January,

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Borknagar - Recording New Album, Add New Drummer

Finally some updates from Norwegian progressive black metallers Borknagar! They are finally back in the studio in order to record their 11th album, following up 2016's acclaimed Winter Thrice release. The new album will be once again mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studio (Opeth, Kreator, Amon Amarth, etc.) in March 2019 and is expected for a worldwide release via Century Media Records in fall of 2019.

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Wolves In The Throne Room - Sign With Century Media Records

Century Media Records just announced a partnership with Wolves In The Throne Room and their own label Artemisia Records to release their upcoming albums in the world outside of North America. The band from Olympia, Washington just finished an U.S. tour with Behemoth and their new label mates At The Gates and will conquer Europe with the same package in early 2019. The atmospheric black metal band is already writing the follow-up to Thrice Woven.

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Elvenking - New European Tour Announced

Italian sons Elvenking recently updated us on their new album details, and now the band has shared some European tour dates that will happen next year in April. Support comes from Frozen Crown and Desert on these shows.

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Gaahls Wyrd - Release Debut Album Teaser

Gaahls Wyrd are finally releasing their debut full length album on Season of Mist in 2019. In anticipation, the black metallers led by frontman Gaahl (Gorgoroth, God Seed) released the first song snippet. Check it out below and be sure to catch the band on tour with Tribulation, Uada and Idle Hands - PDX in February/March.

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Rotting Christ - Premiere Another New Track

The Greek black metal veterans of Rotting Christ are now premiering the second track of their upcoming 13th record, The Heretics, which comes out on February 15th through Season of Mist. The song "Heaven And Hell And Fire" is now streaming in the form of a lyric video and you can listen to it as much as you want below.

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Posted: 18.12.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (4)

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Sacred Reich - Drummer Dave McClain Returns

As you probably remember, drummer Greg Hall was fired from Sacred Reich earlier this year after many years of service. He was replaced by Tim Radziwill at the time. Now, the Phoenix-based thrash veterans announce the return of former drummer Dave McClain to their ranks, following his departure from Bay Area metal outfit Machine Head last month after 23 years on the drum throne. Before joining Machine Head, McClain played drums for Sacred Reich for four years between 1991 and 1995.

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Cannibal Corpse - Pat O'Brien Released From Jail

After Cannibal Corpse guitarist Pat O'Brien was arrested for burglary and assault on the same night his house burned down, the veteran death metal musician has now been released from jail on Friday night (December 14th) after posting $50,000 bond. The band has yet to make a statement so far.

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Born Of Osiris - Announce N. American Tour

Deathcore act Born Of Osiris has recently revealed their impending new studio album, The Simulation, which is coming out on January 11th via Sumerian Records. Born Of Osiris will also be hitting the road in 2019 with Chelsea Grin and Make Them Suffer, and they will be playing new songs.

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Anthem - Release New Single

Japan's leading traditional heavy metal band Anthem have signed to Nuclear Blast Records (for the European territory) to break into the worldwide market. The first release, Nucleus, will be their greatest hits album, completely re-recorded with English lyrics. Today, they release the first single from that album, "Black Empire" and you can check it out here.

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Killswitch Engage - To Co-Headline US Tour With Parkway Drive

Killswitch Engage and Parkway Drive have announced a massive co-headlining US tour, dubbed 'Collapse The World'. The trek will take place in spring 2019, kicking off on April 18th in San Francisco and running through May 16th in Milwaukee. After The Burial will perform as an opening act through the entire tour. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, December 21st. Check out the confirmed tour dates below.

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Roadburn 2019 - Officially Sold Out

If you wanted to attend Roadburn's next year edition but haven't managed to get tickets for it yet, it's too late now because the Dutch festival is officially sold out! A few days ago, the organisers made the latest line-up announcement confirming Grails, The Exorcist GBG, URAN GBG and Fontän. Maalstroom will unite the dark forces of Dutch black metal for one special performance. There will also be separate performances from Laster, Turia, Terzij De Horde, Witte Wieven, Dodecahedron and Nusquama, Hexvessel (performing All Tree), a special collaboration between Aaron Turner (Old Man Gloom/Sumac), Will Brooks (dälek) and Dennis Tyfus titled Doolhof; Pharmakon, Twin Temple, Crowhurst, Crowhurst & Gnaw Their Tongues, Thor & Friends, Fauna, Coilguns, Bismuth, Wrong, Fotocrime and Lucy In Blue.

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Posted: 17.12.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (9)

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Malevolent Creation - Share Video For New Single

Death metallers Malevolent Creation will release their new studio album, The 13th Beast, on January 18th 2019 via Century Media Records, introducing a new line-up comprised of P.M. Cancilla (drums), Josh Gibbs (bass), Phil Fasciana (guitars) and vocalist/guitarist Lee Wollenschlaeger. After the group's first new track, "Mandatory Butchery", here comes the new song "Decimated"! Enjoy it.

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Crowhurst - Reveal New Album's First Details

A few months ago, noise/black metal act Crowhurst announced that they signed with Prophecy Productions and now the first details of their new album have been disclosed. According to vocalist Jay Gambit, III should drop in April 2019 so mark your calendars.

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Plague Of Stars - Lineup Changes

Plague Of Stars is thrilled to announce that guitarist Aaron "Frodo" Caulfield (The Omega Sequence, ex-Witchden, ex-Echoes of the Fallen) will join the band replacing Nick Malbraaten, who shortly ago announced he needed to step down from the band to focus on family. Frodo will participate in the songwriting on the next album slotted to begin recording in March and will debut on stage with the band for their next show on February 16th.

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Soulfly - Ritual

I didn't want to review this album. I mean, I reviewed Cavalera Conspiracy's Psychosis just a year ago, how much Max Cavalera can a person take in one year? But I'm a romantic metalhead and Max is one of my childhood heroes, so there you have it; my thoughts on the new Soulfly album.

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Posted: 17.12.2018 by nikarg | Comments (3)