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Aura Noir - To Tour N. America With Original Line-Up

Aura Noir have announced they will bring their black thrash attack to North America in October. The band will perform with the original line-up of of Aggressor, Blasphemer and Apollyon and will be supported by Mutilation Rites and Weregoat. If you are interested in a night of blackened thrashing this autumn, check out the dates below.

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Posted: 09.07.2017 by nikarg | Comments (0)


Origin - Unveil Another New Song

Death metallers Origin are less than one month away from releasing their upcoming album, Unparalleled Universe, which will arrive on June 30th via Nuclear Blast/Agonia Records, three years to follow up on 2014's Omnipresent. A few weeks ago, they uncovered their artwork through the 360º interactive video for the song "Accident And Error". Now the band is sharing a lyric video for another fresh tune called "Cascading Failures, Diminishing Returns" and you can watch it below.

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Posted: 06.06.2017 by nikarg | Comments (1)


Origin - New Album Detailed, Stream Song

Tech death metallers Origin will release their new album, Unparalleled Universe, on June 30th via Nuclear Blast (North America) and Agonia Records (rest of the world). Apart from this announcement, the American band has also released a new song online. Listen to the first single "Accident And Error" in the form of a 360º track video below.

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Posted: 12.05.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Alice Cooper - To Perform With Original Band Members Again

Alice Cooper has announced that he will be reuniting with members of his original band and perform with Dennis Dunaway, Neal Smith and Michael Bruce during his upcoming Nashville stop at TPAC, the Tennessee Performing Arts Center on May 14th. This will be a show within a show type situation, with Alice Cooper performing with his current touring band and with the original band members in a mini-set.

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Posted: 22.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Spitfire - Original Singer Dies

Greek power metal band Spitfire just announced that their first singer Dinos Kostakis (1984-1986) just died. The band posted online: "R.I.P. Dinos Kostakis you will forever be missed and never forgotten..."

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Posted: 06.10.2016 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Quartz - Original Vocalist Passes Away

NWOBHM giants Quartz announced on their Facebook page that their original vocalist Mike "Taffy" Taylor passed away on September 27th. Taylor's last album with the band was 1980's sophomore effort, Stand Up And Fight, featuring the singles "Stoking Up The Fires Of Hell" and the title track.

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Posted: 29.09.2016 by nicaZe | Comments (1)


Cradle Of Filth - Stream 'Dusk And Her Embrace - The Original Sin'

In case you didn't know yet, Cradle Of Filth will be releasing Dusk... And Her Embrace - The Original Sin via the recently resurrected extreme music label Cacophonous Records on July 8th. Recorded at Birmingham's Zella Studios in the Spring of 1995, Dusk... And Her Embrace - The Original Sin saw the band introduce Gothic elements to their extreme sound. However, soon after recording the band split, half of the band forming The Blood Divine, and the remaining members made the collective decision at the time to not release a record that was not representative of the new line-up. Hear the old new sounds at this location.

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Posted: 05.07.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (12)


Entombed - Reunited Original Members Hope To Write New Material

Three original Entombed members - Alex Hellid (guitar), Ulf "Uffe" Cederlund (guitar) and Nicke Andersson (drums) - will rejoin forces for an appearance on the Close-Up Båten cruise, which will leave the Stockholm, Sweden port on October 27th for Åbo, Finland, and return the following day. The group will also perform their 1991 second landmark album, Clandestine, with the Malmö Symphony Orchestra in Malmö, Sweden on November 12th.

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Posted: 12.06.2016 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Misery Signals - Announce Summer Shows With Original Members

Misery Signals are embarking on a special trek this summer. They recently announced that they will be playing a limited amount of shows in July and August. These shows will feature their original lineup of Jesse Zaraska, Ryan Morgan, Branden Morgan, Kyle Johnson, and Stuart Ross.

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Posted: 18.05.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Black Earth - Original Arch Enemy Lineup Reunites For Shows

This could be interesting for Arch Enemy fans. The original line-up of the band will reunite and perform Arch Enemy's first three albums material live on stage as Black Earth. An extensive tour of Japan in May was announced today! Last year, Arch Enemy performed at Loudpark in Japan and during that show the group was joined on stage by the rest of the original founding members, singer Johan Liiva and guitarist Christopher Amott. The original lineup made the band's classic first three albums: Black Earth, Stigmata and Burning Bridges; the exception being bassist Sharlee D'Angelo who only joined in 1999 but has been in the band ever since.

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Posted: 22.01.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (24)


Borknagar - Original Vocalist To Guest On New Album

Norwegian progressive black metallers Borknagar are happy to announce that original vocalist Kristoffer "Garm" Rygg (Ulver) is to guest on two tracks of the band's upcoming album, due out this fall through Century Media. The as-yet-untitled album will be mixed in June by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studio.

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Posted: 29.04.2015 by J. N. | Comments (6)


Origin - To Headline Devastation On The Nation Tour With Krisiun

US technical death metal giants Origin will team up with Brazilian death metal trio Krisiun for an extensive co-headlining trek across North America this fall. 'Devastation On The Nation Tour' will also include Aeon, Alterbeast, Soreption, and Ingested as support, making this a must-see show for all death metal sympathizers. Full schedule of confirmed tour dates can be found below.

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Event: Devastation On The Nation Tour 2015
Posted: 04.04.2015 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


Amoral - Original Singer Kalliojärvi Returns

Finland's Amoral announced what they had been teasing the day before: singer Niko Kalliojärvi has returned to the band after a seven year absence. The progressive band is now a six-piece again. Kalliojärvi's return has been cooking up since last year, and he will be largely present on the band's 7th studio album, on which they are currently working on, with an early 2016 release planned.

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Posted: 26.03.2015 by Risto | Comments (1)


1349 - Announce Tour With Origin, Abysmal Dawn

1349 are bringing their black metal to the masses in the U.S. on their Chaos Raids USA 2015. Furthermore, they are taking with them Origin, Abysmal Dawn and Wolvhammer on this trek. 1349 will be presenting their new album Massive Cauldron Of Chaos which was released this year.

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Posted: 21.12.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Origin - Entire New Album Streaming Online

Origin's new album, Omnipresent, sees its official release today in Europe via Agonia Records. While it will only hit stores on July 8th in North America via Nuclear Blast, the entire new opus is currently streaming online until midnight on Saturday, 5th of July. So, you better enjoy it while you can! You can stream Omnipresent below, all of its 35 minutes of death metal. What did you think about this new album?

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Source: label.agoniarecords.com
Band profile: Origin
Posted: 04.07.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (2)