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Purest Of Pain - Releasing Debut Album, Stream Song

Purest Of Pain are finally releasing their debut album! In case you didn't know, Purest Of Pain is a Dutch melodic death metal band led by guitarist and main songwriter Merel Bechtold of Delain (and also MaYaN, The Gentle Storm). The band also includes Delain drummer Joey de Boer, guitarist Michael van Eck, vocalist J.D. Kaye, and bassist Frank van Leeuwen. Discover the group and watch the lyric video for "The Solipsist" below.

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Posted: 19.02.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Auri - New Tuomas Holopainen Band Debuts Single, Reveals Album Details

You might remember that a few months ago, a new band called Auri was announced. Finnish singer Johanna Kurkela (Sonata Arctica, Tuomas Holopainen) lent her voice, while Troy Donockley and Tuomas Holopainen (Nightwish) cast their spells with various other instruments. Using selected guest musicians and friends, the album finally takes its ultimate form under the direction of sound engineer Tim Oliver, all within the 'Real World' studios in Southern England. Now, the band has released their first digital single for the song "Night 13".

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Posted: 27.01.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (7)


Painted Black - Announce New Album 'Raging Light'

It has been a long journey for Painted Black. The Portuguese quintet has "slowly but surely matured and evolved from denser, doom-laden beginnings into a multi-faceted, dynamic outfit," and their new album Raging Light is due out worldwide on October 2017 via Italian label WormHoleDeath.

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Posted: 25.08.2017 by pedders | Comments (1)


Pro-Pain - Gary Meskil Robbed In Brussels, Murder Attempt Investigated

The singer of the American crossover thrash metal band Pro-Pain was robbed in Brussels on Monday night. Gary Meskil suffered severe injuries. The shows of the band in Roeselare (Belgium) and Osnabrück (Germany) had to be canceled. Meskil was attacked by a gang and robbed from his money, credit card and passport late at night. Meskil was quickly admitted to the hospital after suffering head trauma and massive blood loss, but has stabilized in the meantime.

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Posted: 08.07.2017 by Taravilyaion | Comments (7)


Auri - New Band Feat. Tuomas Holopainen, Troy Donockley

A new band, Auri, has just been introduced and it might interest Nightwish fans. The Finnish singer Johanna Kurkela (Sonata Arctica, Tuomas Holopainen) lent her voice, while Troy Donockley and Tuomas Holopainen cast their spells with various other instruments. Using selected guest musicians and friends, the album finally takes its form under the direction of sound engineer Tim Oliver, all within 'Real World' studios in Southern England.

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Posted: 26.06.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (13)


Orphaned Land - To Tour N. America With Pain

Orphaned Land are finally returning to North American for a full tour. It will happen in September with Pain, the Swedish industrial-metal force led by multi-instrumentalist and producer Peter Tägtgren, which will make their first ever North American appearance. Check out the exclusive dates below.

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Posted: 11.06.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Pain Of Salvation - Guitarist Asked To Leave, Johan Hallgren Returns

Shortly after finishing the European tour promoting their new opus, In The Passing Light Of Day, Pain Of Salvation lost one of their members, as Ragnar Sólberg decided to leave the band. The guitarist posted a long statement explaining that personal misunderstandings with the band's leader, Daniel Gildenlöw, were impossible to handle, and he was asked to leave the band.

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Posted: 02.05.2017 by robpal | Comments (17)


Pain - 'Coming Home' Video Released

The Swedish industrial metal force Pain, led by multi-instrumentalist and producer Peter Tägtgren (Hypocrisy, Lindemann), just revealed a new video clip for the title track "Coming Home", out of their current record. The clip includes filmed material from Pain's latest word tour, directed by Zoran Bihac. Check it out!

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Posted: 03.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Pain Of Salvation - Launch Second Single, More Tour Dates

Pain Of Salvation have a gift for their fans this Christmas, a new song! The Swedish progressive rock/metal innovators are soon to release their upcoming studio album, In The Passing Light Of Day, on the 13th of January, 2017 via their longtime label partners InsideOutMusic. The album's second single, "Reasons", as well as a video for it have now been revealed. Check out the clip produced by Joakim S. Hammond and Love Fagerstedt for Lynx Pictures here. Do you like the song?

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Posted: 24.12.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (8)


Pain Of Salvation - To Embark On European Tour

Now that they are preparing to release a new album, Pain Of Salvation will also tour in support of In The Passing Light Of Day. The Swedes just announced a European tour, their first in support of the opus. Check out the tour dates announced so far. The proggers promise to confirm more shows soon.

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Posted: 04.12.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Pain Of Salvation - Debut Video For New Song

Today is the day, Pain Of Salvation enthusiasts! You can listen to a brand new track from the prog group. It is available below their brand new video for the new single "Meaningless", the first to be showcased from the forthcoming new album, In The Passing Light Of Day, dropping on the 13th of January, 2017 through InsideOut Music. Let the journey begin. Almost six years after Road Salt Two was released, what do you think about the new material?

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Posted: 18.11.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (17)


Pain Of Salvation - Reveal New Album Cover, Tracklist

Fans have been eagerly awaiting Pain Of Salvation's new album which will follow 2011's Road Salt Two. Their new studio record, however, is hitting stores next year and is called In The Passing Light Of Day. Now finally they have revealed more details about it. The Swedish progressive innovators have announced the worldwide release of the opus for Friday the 13th of January, 2017 via their longtime label partners InsideOutMusic. Check out the cover and tracklist available below.

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Posted: 11.11.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (10)


Pain - Share 'A Wannabe' Music Video

Coming Home, the new studio album from Swedish industrial metal force Pain, led by multi-instrumentalist and producer Peter Tägtgren (Hypocrisy, Lindemann), was released last Friday via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, a music video for the track "A Wannabe" has been launched. It was directed, filmed and edited by Owe Lingvall and it's available for your viewing pleasure now.

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Posted: 13.09.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Pain - New Video Unveiled

Pain, the brainchild of Peter Tägtgren, have just shared a brand new track off their upcoming offering, Coming Home. This is the band's first album in five years and the track you can hear today is "Call Me". They present the track on a bizarre new video which you can enjoy/hate below.

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Posted: 11.08.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (8)


Pain - Release Lyric Video For New Song

The Swedish metal force Pain, led by multi-instrumentalist and producer Peter Tägtgren (Hypocrisy, Lindemann), are ready to unleash another industrial metal statement entitled Coming Home. In celebration of the new album, the band has released the track "Black Knight Satellite" today as a digital single. Enjoy the lyric video of the song on YouTube.

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Posted: 08.07.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (2)