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Rendezvous Point - Enter The Studio

Norwegian progressive metal unit Rendezvous Point have just announced they have entered PhatCat Studios, in Oslo, Norway, and are in course towards a new album that will follow their 2015 debut album, Solar Storm. Drummer Baard Kolstad (who also plays for Leprous, God Seed and ICS Vortex among others) teased with the short status: "New crazy-rhythm-album in the making..." on his official Facebook page. The band have yet to unveil further details.

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Posted: 08.08.2017 by Kais | Comments (0)


Mastodon - Unveil New Audio/Visual Clip

As you might know, Mastodon have released a new album this year, Emperor Of Sand, and next month they will embark on a North American tour to support it. As they gear up to get back on the road, the metallers have also unveiled an audio/visual clip of "Streambreather", taken from the current record. The trippy visual was created by Aaron Hymes.

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Posted: 02.08.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Ronnie James Dio - Hologram World Tour Announced

After debuting at last year's Wacken festival in Germany, a hologram of late heavy-metal singer Ronnie James Dio will set out on a world tour, backed by musicians who played with him, this fall. The trek, dubbed "Dio Returns", will kick off with a European leg of performances in theaters on November 30th in Helsinki before hitting South America, Australia and Asia. The tour will arrive in the U.S. in the spring of 2018 and hit select festivals next summer.

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Posted: 27.07.2017 by nikarg | Comments (28)


Orphaned Land - New Studio Album In 2018

Progressive folk metal pioneers Orphaned Land just announced that they will release a new studio album on January 26th, 2018 via Century Media Records. Most parts of the album, which will be entitled Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs, have already been recorded and Jens Bogren will once again take over mixing and mastering duties. What are your expectations for the album after the side project release with Amaseffer, Kna'an?

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Posted: 06.07.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Megadeth - Plan To Enter Studio In November

Megadeth are busy touring in support of their current album, Dystopia, but they are also planning their next move. They even won a Grammy for Best Metal Performance for the song "Dystopia". The thrashers led by mastermind Dave Mustaine plan to return to the studio this November or December to start "throwing some ideas around" for their next record.

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Source: katt.com
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Posted: 29.06.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Eryn Non Dae. - Enter Studio In August

Good news for post-metal fans. The French collective Eryn Non Dae. will soon enter the studio to record the follow-up to the praised Meliora album released in 2012. Their fourth record will be captured this August and the new songs will be recorded by long time collaborator Mobo from The Conkrete Studio. Stay tuned for more updates.

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Posted: 29.06.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Procession - New Studio Album Announced

Chilean Procession have finally revealed the full details of their new album. Now we know that it will be called Doom Decimation. Four years after they unleashed To Reap Heavens Apart, the epic doom metallers return in full force. You can take a look at the album cover as well as the tracklist for the opus right here. As for the release date, it is set for October 31st via High Roller Records.

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Posted: 25.05.2017 by Paz | Comments (5)


Evertale - Working On New Studio Album

German power metal masters Evertale, that started their epic journey under the Blackened name, just announced that they are working on a new album called The Great Brotherwar, which is due out later this year. They also announced new tour dates. Together with Elvenking, Finsterforst and Firtan, they will kick off the "Your Heroes Are Dead" European tour.

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Posted: 26.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Enslaved - Enter The Studio, New Album In The Making

Good news arrive from the Enslaved camp today. It looks like the Norwegian progressive metallers are already forging the follow-up to In Times released two years ago. They have entered the studio again to record their 14th, yet untitled full-length release. The recordings are taking place at Duper & Solslottet Studios in Bergen throughout April, and will be mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios. According to their label, "the album promises to be original and refreshing - and to contain some surprising new elements."

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Source: nuclearblast.de
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Posted: 21.04.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (25)


Jorn - Announce New Studio Album

After 2016's covers album, Heavy Rock Radio, Jorn are back with a new studio album this year to follow 2013's Traveller. Frontiers Music Srl will release the brand new studio album, titled Life On Death Road, on June 2nd. See the tracklist and album cover right here. The record will feature a new line-up.

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Posted: 07.04.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Secret Sphere - New Studio Album Announced

The Nature Of Time is the name of Secret Sphere's ninth studio album, it has been announced. It will be released on June 2nd, 2017 via Frontiers Music Srl. The new recording celebrates 20 years of hard work that started back in 1997. The label is selling the album as a "symphonic and melodic metal masterpiece."

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Posted: 04.04.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Anathema - Reveal Details & Cover Art For New Studio Album

Anathema's new album is almost here! While you still have to wait until June to get it, today you can find out the details about it and begin anticipating it. After 2014's album Distant Satellites, the atmospheric rockers are back with their eleventh full-length, The Optimist. Due for release on 9th June through Kscope, The Optimist will soon reveal "some of the darkest, most challenging and unexpected music the sextet have put their name to." Find out the concept and cover below.

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Source: kscopemusic.com
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Posted: 24.03.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (14)


Tankard - Share Studio Trailer And Album Release Date

German beer fueled thrashers Tankard have just put out a video online through Nuclear Blast's official YouTube channel concerning their upcoming album, One Foot In The Grave. The video features some studio footage of the making of the record, new song snippets as well as a set release date, which is June 2nd 2017. The album was recorded at Gernhart Studios in Germany, with producer Martin Buchwalter. Any updates on the tracklist or album cover artwork have not yet been revealed. In the meantime, check out the video below.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
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Posted: 16.03.2017 by The Underdog | Comments (0)


Judas Priest - In The Studio Recording New Album

Metal gods Judas Priest have officially started recording their new album. Mike Exeter, who produced 2014's well received Redeemer Of Souls and was involved in recent Black Sabbath releases, is in the studio with the band, along with Tom Allom, producer of every Judas Priest release from 1979's Unleashed In The East until 1988's Ram It Down. Last but not least, Andy Sneap, responsible for albums by Accept, Testament, Nevermore and Exodus (just to name a few) is also there to twiddle the knobs.

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Posted: 15.03.2017 by nikarg | Comments (14)


Die Apokalyptischen Reiter - New Studio Album In Progress

After a long break, Germans Die Apokalyptischen Reiter will be back with a new album! Tief.Tiefer was their latest release and now they announce a new studio album for the summer of 2017. The group is currently recording this forthcoming, yet-untitled album which will be produced by the band and co-producers Alexander Dietz (Heaven Shall Burn) and Eike Freese (Deep Purple, Kai Hansen).

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Source: nuclearblast.de
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Posted: 12.03.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)