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Elvenking - Share New Album Title, Cover And More

The Italian Elves Elvenking have recently announced their new album. After working hard on the follow-up to The Pagan Manifesto (2014), the folk group is gearing up to release Secrets Of The Magick Grimoire on November 10th via AFM Records. The band promises their "most epic release ever". But for now, you can feast your eyes on the album cover art and tracklist.

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Source: elvenking.net
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Winds Of Plague - Unveil New Album Details And New Song

Four years after their last album, Winds Of Plague are back with Blood Of My Enemy. The U.S. symphonic deathcore group has also unveiled the new album's first single and video. First of all, the album is hitting stores on October 27th via EOne Heavy / Good Fight. The cover and tracklist have also been revealed. Enjoy "Never Alone" below.

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Source: facebook.com
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Sumac - Begin Recording New Album

The third album from post-sludge metallers Sumac is currently being forged. The band fronted by Aaron Turner (Isis, Old Man Gloom) released the album What One Becomes last year but is already recording new material. Stay tuned for more details regarding the new offering.

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Source: facebook.com
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Tarja - Announces New Christmas Album

This year, Tarja is bringing the festive season early with the release of her brand new Christmas album, From Spirits And Ghosts (Score For A Dark Christmas) on November 17th via earMUSIC. The album includes 11 Christmas classics, blending Tarja's classically trained voice with darker gothic influences.

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Source: ear-music.net
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Posted: 23.09.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (8)


DragonForce - Release 'Midnight Madness' Video

International metal superstars DragonForce have unveiled a new video for "Midnight Madness". Taken from the latest album, Reaching Into Infinity, the video drops just ahead of the UK and European legs of their massive "Reaching Into Infinity" world tour. Giving fans a glimpse into the making of a DragonForce album, the video takes fans behind the scenes with the band when recording the album.

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Source: metalblade.com
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Posted: 23.09.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (11)


Serenity - Premiere New Single

Serenity have released the first appetizer off of their upcoming new studio album, Lionheart. The symphonic metallers will release it this 27th of October 2017 via Napalm Records, just a year after Codex Atlanticus. The first song that the Austrians are showcasing is precisely the title track. Check it out here.

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Source: en-gb.facebook.com
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Posted: 23.09.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Igorrr - Share Full Concert Video

How about checking out a full show from Igorrr? Well, now you can as the French experimental band has shared their first full concert video online. The footage was captured at the Belgian Dour Festival in July 2017. This should be a good teaser for their upcoming European Savage Tour 2017 that will happen in October and November in support of the new album, Savage Sinusoid..

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Igorrr
Posted: 23.09.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Metallica - Unveil 1986 Live Version Of 'For Whom The Bell Tolls'

Back to the 80s. The iconic Metallica will release a deluxe box set and 3-CD expanded edition of their classic album, Master Of Puppets. Because of that, you can now check out a live version of "For Whom The Bell Tolls" that was recorded on August 3rd, 1986 at Hampton Coliseum and is featured in the upcoming release.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Metallica
Posted: 22.09.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Napalm Death - Share Entire Live Set From Glastonbury

Napalm Death made history this year at Shangri-La at the Glastonbury Festival in the UK as the first-ever grindcore band to play the festival! As of now, you can watch below their powerful performance and raw energy from the full set, courtesy of Infinite Ear. Enjoy!

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Napalm Death
Posted: 22.09.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Asking Alexandria - Debut New Video Clip

Frontman Danny Worsnop has rejoined Asking Alexandria and the band has now announced their return with a new album to be released later this year. You can listen to the new song "Into The Fire" and watch the video right now here. Furthermore, their new album is coming on December 15th on Sumerian Records with pre-orders and more details coming soon.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Asking Alexandria
Posted: 22.09.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Abysmal Dawn - Join Season Of Mist, Working On New Material

It looks like there's new music coming from death metallers Abysmal Dawn. The U.S. band has signed a multi-album deal with France-based Season of Mist Records. The members of Abysmal Dawn are currently ensconced at an undisclosed Los Angeles location, where they're invoking the elder gods to power new material for their as-yet-untitled fifth full-length and follow-up to 2014's Obsolescence.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Abysmal Dawn
Posted: 22.09.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Aosoth - Share New Album Details And First Single

French black metallers Aosoth will release their new album, V: The Inside Scriptures, on November 17th via Agonia Records. You can now listen to the first new track, "Her Feet Upon The Earth, Blooming The Fruits Of Blood", below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Aosoth
Posted: 22.09.2017 by nikarg | Comments (3)


Roadburn 2018 - Reveal First Confirmations, Headliners And Curator

The first artists for Roadburn 2018 have been announced! The day Roadburn enthusiasts have been waiting for is finally here. Godspeed You! Black Emperor will be the main festival headliners with two different shows performed on Saturday and Sunday night. Moreover, Jacob Bannon will be their curator (main stage Friday, Het Patronaat Saturday), and Converge will perform two album sets - one for their upcoming new album, The Dusk In Us, and one for You Fail Me. But there's more...

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Source: roadburn.com
Posted: 21.09.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (9)


Iron Maiden - To Release New Live Album, Share Clip

Warner Music will release Iron Maiden's The Book Of Souls: Live Chapter on November 17th worldwide (through BMG in the USA). This live recording comprises 15 songs captured during "The Book Of Souls World Tour", which covered 39 countries across six continents during 2016 and 2017, and was seen by over two million fans. There will also be a free live streaming premiere of the concert film. For now, you can watch the legendary band perform "Speed Of Light" in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Source: ironmaiden.com
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Posted: 21.09.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (10)


Ufomammut - Stream New Album

Ufomammut's follow up to 2015's well-received Ecate is to be released on the 22nd of September through Neurot Recordings, from where it can also be pre-ordered as LP, CD or digital download. According to the band, the title of the new album, 8, was inspired by the infinity symbol. It is also their 8th studio album if you count 2012's pair of Oro albums as a single piece of work.

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Source: teamrock.com
Band profile: Ufomammut
Posted: 21.09.2017 by Netzach | Comments (0)