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Phlebotomized - Reveal Title Track From Upcoming Album

The new album by legendary death metal group Phlebotomized will be released on January 7th via Hammerheart Records. After the lyric video for "Proclamation Of A Terrified 'Breed'", it is now time to listen to the title track off of Deformation Of Humanity.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Phlebotomized
Posted: 09.12.2018 by nikarg | Comments (2)


Dee Snider - Releases 'For The Love Of Metal' Video

Former Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider has posted a new music video online for the title track from his latest album, For The Love Of Metal. You can check it out below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Dee Snider
Posted: 09.12.2018 by nikarg | Comments (0)


Feral - Launch New Video

Swedish death metallers Feral will release their new album, Flesh For Funerals Eternal, on December 30th via Transcending Obscurity Records. It features artwork by Costin Chioreanu and can be pre-ordered here. The video of their brand new track "Of Gods No Longer Invoked" is available below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Feral
Posted: 09.12.2018 by nikarg | Comments (0)


Hexvessel - New Album Coming, First Single Revealed

Hexvessel are set to release their new album, All Tree, on February 15th, 2019, via Century Media Records and the band has shared a video for the song "Old Tree". With visuals beautifully captured in the old growth rainforests of Vancouver Island by Mark Wyatt, the video is a reverential paean to the intrinsic and eternal divinity of nature. Watch it below.

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Source: centurymedia.com
Band profile: Hexvessel
Posted: 09.12.2018 by nikarg | Comments (1)


Darkwater - New Album Announced, Details Unveiled

Swedish underrated melodic progressive metallers Darkwater took their sweet time with their third record, but it is finally being released next year! To follow 2010's Where Stories End, the group will release their new album Human on March 1st in Europe and North America via Ulterium Records. The album will be available on CD, 2LP and digital. Feast your eyes on the cover art, tracklist and more below, and start getting excited.

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Source: ulterium-records.com
Band profile: Darkwater
Posted: 08.12.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (6)


Ghost Ship Octavius - Join Mighty Music

Ghost Ship Octavius have found a label home! The U.S. progressive metal sensation featuring former Nevermore and God Forbid members will release their sophomore album, entitled Delirium, on February 22nd, 2019, via Mighty Music. It was previously released independently after a Kickstarter campaign.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Ghost Ship Octavius
Posted: 08.12.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Children Of Bodom - Release Music Video

Finland's melodic death superstars Children Of Bodom are going to release their tenth album, Hexed, on March 8, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. The band now reveals the official music video for "Under Grass And Clover" which can be seen below.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Children Of Bodom
Posted: 08.12.2018 by nikarg | Comments (14)


Carnifex - Release 'Bury Me In Blasphemy' EP

Deathcore merchants Carnifex have just released a brand new EP entitled Bury Me In Blasphemy. The EP was mixed by Jason Suecof and artwork was created by Zack Dunn. Fans can now stream the release on all fine streaming platforms. It is available to purchase physically as a limited cassette and digitally here. You can also check out the music video for the title track below.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Carnifex
Posted: 08.12.2018 by nikarg | Comments (1)


2019 Grammy Awards - Best Metal Performance Nominations

The nominations for the 61st annual Grammy Awards have arrived. After Mastodon's win last year, the Best Metal Performance category includes Between The Buried And Me, Deafheaven, High On Fire, Trivium and Underøath this year.

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Source: grammy.com
Posted: 07.12.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (11)


Dream Theater - Share New Song 'Untethered Angel'

The wait is over! It is time to get a glimpse on a brand new Dream Theater's track called "Untethered Angel"! Listen to it now here. It sounds like it something from the Train Of Thought/Octavarium-era of the band. What do you think?

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Source: youtube.com
Band profile: Dream Theater
Posted: 07.12.2018 by MikeVonDoom | Comments (28)


Blazon Stone - New Album Update

After saying the band was on hold, Blazon Stone'a mastermind Ced has posted several updates on the band's new album.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Blazon Stone
Posted: 07.12.2018 by Bad English | Comments (3)


Negură Bunget - To Release Album With Negru's Final Recordings

Last year's sudden and tragic death of Negură Bunget founder and drummer, Gabriel "Negru" Mafa, left the band without any founding members. And even though the rest of the members decided to form a new band, Sur Austru, it seems like the Transilvanian Trilogy, started with Tău and Zi, will be finished. It will contain Negru's final drum recordings and contributions from his bandmates from the latest album.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Negură Bunget
Posted: 07.12.2018 by RaduP | Comments (1)


Nervosa - European Headlining Tour Confirmed

Female thrash metal trio from Brazil Nervosa announced European leg of the 'Downfall Of Mankind Tour 2019', featuring support from German thrashers Rezet. This one-month-long tour will also include several festival appearances - Durbuy Rock Festival (Belgium), Galia Metal Fest (Spain), SWR Barroselas Metalfest (Portugal) - to mention some. Nervosa will be touring in support of their latest full length effort, Downfall Of Mankind, released back in June, 2018 via Napalm Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Nervosa
Event: Nervosa: Downfall Of Mankind European Tour 2019
Posted: 07.12.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


Nasheim - New Album Coming, Track Sample Online

Atmospheric/depressive black metal one-man band Nasheim from Sweden will release the follow-up to 2014's Solens Vemod on February 22nd, 2019, via Northern Silence Productions. Jord Och Aska contains only three songs and can be pre-ordered here on CD, LP and digital formats. A sample of the 20-minute album opener is available for streaming below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Nasheim
Posted: 07.12.2018 by nikarg | Comments (1)


Primitive Man - Launch New Track, To Release Split With Hell (USA)

Primitive Man debut their new song "Oily Tears", now available for streaming. This track is one of two the group have contributed to a upcoming split release with sludge/doom one-man project Hell (USA). This effort will land in stores on February 22nd via Translation Loss Records. Cover artwork, which was done by frontman Ethan McCarthy, and other details, can be seen below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Primitive Man
Posted: 07.12.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (1)