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AC/DC - Guitarist Malcolm Young Dead At 64

It's a sad day for AC/DC and music in general as the band has announced the passing of the guitarist/songwriter Malcolm Young. He founded the band with his brother Angus Young. Malcolm had been suffering from dementia for several years, an illness that forced his retirement from the group, and passed away peacefully with his family by his bedside.

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Opera IX - Former Frontman M The Bard Passes Away

Italian metal act Opera IX just lost their former member (who was involved in many Italian bands) M The Bard, real name Marco De Rosa. He fronted Opera IX for 11 years until 2014, having recorded the band's last album, 2012's Strix Maledictae In Aeternum. Condolences to his family and friends. Rest in peace.

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Uriah Heep - New Album Coming In 2018

English hard rock wizards Uriah Heep will record a new album soon, and the plan is to release it in 2018. This will be the 25th in their storied career, following 2014's Outsider and will be titled, appropriately enough, Living The Dream.

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Anvil - Streaming New Song

Canadian metalheads Anvil recently unveiled a brand new song called "Ego". In case you didn't know yet, the trio is gearing up to release a new album next year, Pounding The Pavement, on January 19th through SPV/Steamhammer. Check out the lyric video below to get a taste of the material.

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Vengeful - Release Re-Recorded Version Of 'Tragedy Lies Ahead' EP

Canadian death metal band Vengeful has recently posted a re-recorded medley of the three songs featured on their very first EP, Tragedy Lies Ahead, released in 2005. Prior to its release, the band had been performing this arrangement for several years. This is also the first release featuring Etienne Bayard as main vocalist.

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Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons - New Single Online

Guitarist Phil Campbell (Motörhead) and his sons have united under one banner: Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons. With their debut album, The Age Of Absurdity, set for release next January 26th via Nuclear Blast Records (now available for pre-order), they just shared a new song titled "Ringleader" online. This is their first single. You can play it below.

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Liv Sin - Release Music Video

Swedish metal singer Liv Jagrell is now focusing on Liv Sin after the demise of Sister Sin. Recently, the band shared a new video with us. The video for "King Of The Damned" was a cooperation with the Swedish Animal Rights organisation "Djurens Rätt" to drive awareness on the crimes of trophy hunting.

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The Ominous Circle - Launch New Video

Portuguese blackened death metallers, The Ominous Circle, have unveiled a video for the song "As The Worm Descends", directed by Guilherme Henriques. It is taken from the band's impressive debut, Appalling Ascension, which was released on January 27th, 2017 via 20 Buck Spin in North America and Osmose Productions in Europe. Watch it now below.

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Tribulation - New Song Online

Sweden's Tribulation have just revealed the first single from their upcoming full-length album, Down Below, which is set for release on January 26th, 2018, via Century Media Records. Check out the video for "The Lament", directed by Robert Piel and the cover artwork, created by Jonathan Hultén, below.

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Machine Head - Reveal More Album Details, Stream New Song

Today is a big day for San Francisco Bay Area metal titans Machine Head as they will release their highly anticipated new album, Catharsis, on January 26th via Nuclear Blast Entertainment and the pre-orders have just launched. Today, the band has also released a brand new track from the album entitled "Beyond The Pale" and revealed more details about it. Give "Beyond The Pale" a spin below and share your impressions.

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Posted: 17.11.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (13)


In Flames - Release Suprise Covers EP

Gothenburg-based metal heavyweights In Flames have surprised fans with a four-track covers EP titled Down, Wicked & No Good, which is out today on streaming platforms worldwide during sold out hometown show at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden. They also debuted their cover of Depeche Mode's 1997 hit single "It's No Good". Enjoy it below.

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Suicide Silence - Eddie Hermida Responds To Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The Harvey Weinstein scandal has led to the #MeToo campaign, encouraging women to come forward with their stories of sexual harassment and recently serious allegations were also brought against All Shall Perish/Suicide Silence vocalist Hernan "Eddie" Hermida, who was accused of sexual misconduct with a minor. Now, the frontman has issued a formal statement regarding the allegations. A woman named Verena Celis claimed the vocalist solicited nude photographs from her while she was 17 years old and Hermida was 32. She also alleged he sent unsolicited nudes of his own while she was at school and at family dinners. The alleged incidents happened in 2015 and 2016 and Verena detailed her interactions with Hermida in a lengthy Twitter thread.

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The Faceless - Announce U.S. Shows, Kick Inanimate Existence Off Tour Due To Rape Allegation

UPDATE: Inanimate Existence failed to respond after The Faceless kicked them off their tour, and now a new statement has been released by The Faceless explaining the situation a little bit more. According to them, they dropped Inanimate Existence off the tour due to a rape allegation made against one of the band members, who was not named.

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At The Gates - New Album Recordings Begin

Swedish melodic death metal pioneers At The Gates have begun recordings of their upcoming studio album with producer Russ Russell (Napalm Death, The Haunted, Dimmu Borgir, etc.) at Parlour Studios in the UK, which follows up 2014's acclaimed comeback release At War With Reality. Check out a first video report from the studio, featuring drummer Adrian Erlandsson doing a drum set-up run-down for the recordings. Not much else was revealed about the new album except that it is "darker, richer and more raging" than the last one.

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Posted: 16.11.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Aosoth - New Album Streaming Online

Here it is folks, Aosoth's brand new album V: The Inside Scriptures is now available online in full for you to enjoy at this location or below. The French black metal band is giving fans the chance to stream the new album a day before its release. Be sure to tell us what you think about the final product.

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