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Taake - UK Dates With Fen, De Profundis Announced

With their appearance in London at the end of last year having sold out almost immediately, Norwegian black metallers Taake have announced that they will return to the UK to play four dates in April alongside UK favourites Fen and De Profundis. Due to other upcoming commitments, Fen are unable to do the London show and will be replaced by Winterfylleth. See the dates below.

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Source: patriciathomasmanagement.com
Band profile: Taake
Posted: 26.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Suicide Silence - Share New Music Video

Suicide Silence have recently debuted their new conceptual music video for "Dying In A Red Room". The track comes off the band's new full-length self-titled offering, which is now available everywhere via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Have you already listened to the entire new album? If not, at least enjoy the video below.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Suicide Silence
Posted: 26.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Welicoruss - Announce Tour With Wolves Den

Welicoruss and Wolves Den have joined forces to crush and burn down the European stages in March 2017! The "Darkness Descents Tour" is a double headliner tour and the run will include 22 dates in 6 different countries where Wolves Den will be playing on 16 dates. Prepare yourself: this one will have your eardrums completely crushed!

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Source: welicoruss.net
Band profile: Welicoruss
Posted: 26.02.2017 by AlexeyBoganov | Comments (0)


Within The Ruins - Another New Song Online

Within The Ruins' new song "Objective Reality" has been made available online! Halfway Human, their new album, comes out on March 3rd via eOne Music and the metalcore/melodeath group is currently on tour with Born Of Osiris and Volumes to promote it.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Within The Ruins
Posted: 26.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Dark Tranquillity - To Release 'The Absolute' 7", Confirm More Shows

Legendary Gothenburg melodic death metal pioneers Dark Tranquillity will release a 7" single on March 24th, 2017 featuring the two tracks "The Absolute" and "Time Out Of Place", which have so far only been released as bonus tracks of the limited edition CD version of their latest album Atoma. These songs are more experimental. Pre-orders are available here.

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Source: centurymedia.com
Band profile: Dark Tranquillity
Posted: 25.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Archivist - Stream Entire New Album

Ethereal metal group Archivist (featuring Alex Bradshaw on vocals) has recently released a new album called Construct, their first new studio album in two years. If you still haven't listened to it, don't miss out on the opportunity to stream it for free on their Bandcamp page. Alternatively, you can enjoy it below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Archivist
Posted: 25.02.2017 by Paz | Comments (0)


Six Feet Under - New Album Streaming In Full

Death metallers Six Feet Under just released their new album Torment and here's your chance of listening to it in full! Their label Metal Blade Records has posted an official stream of the entire album on YouTube. Listen to it and tell us your impressions about the follow-up to Crypt Of The Devil.

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Source: youtube.com
Band profile: Six Feet Under
Posted: 25.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Full Of Hell - Share New Album Details

Full Of Hell have good news for you. They are about to destroy your ears once again with a new explosive album called Trumpeting Ecstasy. It's coming out on May 5th on Profound Lore Records and was recorded and mixed at God City. Check out the artwork by Mark McCoy below and prepare for a new song soon.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Full Of Hell
Posted: 25.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Bonfire - Former Guitarist Passes Away

German heavy metal act Cacumen, who later changed their name to Bonfire, have lost their brother and former guitarist Horst Maier-Thorn.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Bonfire
Posted: 25.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Ghost Bath - Launch New Song, New Album Cover And Tracklist

American blackgaze outfit Ghost Bath just announced their new album! Moreover, a new song has already been made available online for streaming as well. Moonlover, their last album, came out two years ago and their next offering is called Starmourner. Listen to the first track revealed, "Thrones" on the player below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Ghost Bath
Posted: 25.02.2017 by Paz | Comments (7)


Ayreon - Debut New Track 'Everybody Dies'

Ayreon have recently shared the second single off their upcoming album, The Source. The cheerfully titled "Everybody Dies" features on vocals Mike Toehider, Tommy Karevik, Tommy Rogers, Russell Allen, Hansi Kürsch, Michael Eriksen, Tobias Sammet and Floor Jansen. Watch the lyric video available below. It's quite catchy.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Ayreon
Posted: 24.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Xerath - Share Farewell Single, Announce Break Up

Sad news for the fans of symphonic metallers from Xerath. After recording three studio albums, the British band announced the end of their activity in a Facebook statement. As a farewell gift, Xerath shared a new song entitled "Regret".

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Xerath
Posted: 24.02.2017 by robpal | Comments (8)


Draconian - Heike Langhans Updates On Visa Situation

Last year, Draconian had to cancel a few festival appearances due to singer Heike Langhans' visa issues. Heike, who is South African but lives in Sweden, has now updated on her visa status.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Draconian
Posted: 24.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (6)


Igorrr - Sign With Metal Blade For New Album

French experimental breakcore/cybergrind/modern classical act Igorrr have just signed up with Metal Blade Records and announced the title of their new album as Savage Sinusoid to be released in the spring of 2017 through this new collaboration.

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Source: metalblade.com
Band profile: Igorrr
Posted: 24.02.2017 by 3rdWorld | Comments (6)


The Exploited - Fan Stabbed And Killed In Russia

Punk legends The Exploited have just posted that a fan of the band was killed in Russia after their concert in Saint Petersburg, and reports say he was trying to stop neo-Nazis from using the Sieg Heil gesture.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: The Exploited
Posted: 24.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (3)