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Blind Guardian - Share Live Video

German heavyweights Blind Guardian just shared a brand new video. After announcing that the band will release a new three-disc live album, Live Beyond The Spheres, now you can watch the live video of the band's super hit "Mirror Mirror". The song appears on the Nightfall In Middle-Earth 1998 album. Enjoy the performance!

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Source: blind-guardian.com
Band profile: Blind Guardian
Posted: 27.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Alestorm - Reveal 'Fucked With An Anchor' Video

Scottish pirates Alestorm have dropped their 5th album, No Grave But The Sea, yesterday. To celebrate this new effort, a video for the song "Fucked With An Anchor" was released through Napalm Records YouTube channel. Check out the deep and meaningful song in the link below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Alestorm
Posted: 27.05.2017 by The Underdog | Comments (7)


Xanthochroid - Release New Album Art And Tracklist

American progressive black metal band Xanthochroid had already revealed the title of their new double album, and now it's time for the tracklist and artwork. Of Erthe And Axen is scheduled to be released sometime this year. German artist Jana Heidersdorf created the cover. The two brothers Thanos and Sindr (Ereptor) are shown in juxtaposition; Thanos embodying magic and the natural world, and Sindr consumed by fire, technology, and industry.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Xanthochroid
Posted: 27.05.2017 by AndyIbarra | Comments (4)


KISS - Manchester Arena Show Cancelled

American rock legends KISS have been forced to cancel their Manchester concert that was scheduled for May 30th. The KISS concert is the latest to be canceled following the terror attack that took the lives of 22 people and injured dozens of others after an Ariana Grande concert on May 22nd. As a result, the venue remains closed.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: KISS
Posted: 27.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Municipal Waste - Stream New Album Title Track

Municipal Waste will release their new album, Slime And Punishment, on June 23rd via Nuclear Blast Records and it comes five long years after their 2012 full-length, The Fatal Feast. Having already revealed the new album's details and the song "Amateur Sketch" as a first single, the band is now sharing a 360º video for the title track of Slime And Punishment, which you can watch below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Municipal Waste
Posted: 27.05.2017 by nikarg | Comments (1)


Progenie Terrestre Pura - 'OltreLuna' Streaming Online In Full

Progenie Terrestre Pura's new album is called OltreLuna and as of now, you can listen to it in its entirety. The Italian industrial/atmospheric black metal trio has made the five-track release available for streaming online. You can listen to it over at Noisey. Spend your night with new music from Progenie Terrestre Pura.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Progenie Terrestre Pura
Posted: 27.05.2017 by Paz | Comments (2)


Edguy - New Song And Video Online

German power metallers Edguy recently announced that they will release a 25th anniversary 3-disc album titled Monuments (release date: July 14th). Today, however, they premiered a video for the new song that will appear on the release. Check out the new lyric video for the single "Ravenblack" and see what you think.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Edguy
Posted: 26.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (4)


Ereb Altor - New Album Artwork Revealed

Swedish epic pagan black metal legion Ereb Altor just revealed the artwork that will grace their upcoming album, Ulfven. The band will join forces with Hammerheart Records for their next release, which hits stores in July. The cover art was created by Robban kanto Photo & Design and Mattias Frisk/Mats Skickat.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Ereb Altor
Posted: 26.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Paradise Lost - Announce European Tour With Pallbearer

Before unveiling more details on their upcoming new album, Medusa, which will see the light of day in September via Nuclear Blast, British metallers Paradise Lost announce a big European tour this fall. Between September and November, the band will stop in 14 different countries, to celebrate the release of their 15th full-length album, "marking a return to their roots with crushing doom elements and Nick Holmes' unique growls."

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Paradise Lost
Posted: 26.05.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Guns N' Roses - Add Dates To 2017 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour

If you didn't get a chance to catch Guns N' Roses live so far, you'll have your chance this summer. However, as it's one of the most successful tours of the past year, the band has decided to extend it even more. The 2017 "Not In This Lifetime" tour was initially scheduled to wrap up in September, but now another leg will start on October 8th in Philadelphia and will be concluded on November 25th in Los Angeles. The band has put out a teaser also revealing the opening acts for this summer's run. You can see the full list of dates below.

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Source: gunsnroses.com
Band profile: Guns N' Roses
Posted: 26.05.2017 by nikarg | Comments (0)


Goatwhore - Share New Song And Lyric Video

New music alert! New Orleans' Goatwhore just shared a brand new song as their new offering Vengeful Ascension release day draws near. The extreme metal band has offered the official lyric video for "Chaos Arcane," based on H.P. Lovecraft's character who attempts to recount the inexplicable sense of fear in expectancy of an unknown evil. Dig in!

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Source: metalblade.com
Band profile: Goatwhore
Posted: 26.05.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Descend Into Despair - Release Lyric Video

Romanian doomsters Descend Into Despair are giving us a taste of their upcoming album, Synaptic Veil, which is set to be released on the 5th of June through Loud Rage Music. The new song is called "Alone With My Thoughts" and a lyric video was made for it, which you can watch below.

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Source: web.facebook.com
Band profile: Descend Into Despair
Posted: 26.05.2017 by RaduP | Comments (0)


Goatlord - Vocalist Ace Still Dies

American doom act Doom Snake Cult have posted that their vocalist Ace Still has died. He was also one of the founding members and had vocal duties in the disbanded U.S. metallers Goatlord.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Goatlord
Posted: 26.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


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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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Procession
Posted: 25.05.2017 by Paz | Comments (5)


Brendon Small - Returns With 'Galaktikon II'

Brendon Small, the mastermind behind Dethklok, is back with his second Galaktikon album and the first teaser has been unveiled. The wait for the second album from Brendon Small is finally over. After five long years, he is unleashing Galaktikon II: Become The Storm. The new album will be available on this planet on August 25th. The album is produced by the Dethklok producer Ulrich Wild and features Dethklok alumni Gene Hoglan and Bryan Beller.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Brendon Small
Posted: 25.05.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)