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Skeletonwitch - New Album Streaming Online

Forever Abomination, the brand-new upcoming album by US blackened thrash metallers Skeletonwitch can now be streamed in its entirety on Guitar World.


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Posted: 10.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (0)

Graveworm - New Song Online

"See No Future", a brand-new song from Italian gothic black metallers Graveworm can now be streamed in the YouTube-video below.


Band profile: Graveworm
Posted: 10.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (3)

Kaledon - Part Ways With Drummer

Italian power metallers Kaledon have parted ways with drummer David Folchitto. The band posted the following announcement online: "After more than 10 years, the band's collaboration with David Folchitto is over. The separation is completely friendly, and Kaledon wish David all the best for his professional and private future."


Band profile: Kaledon
Posted: 10.10.2011 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

Gaia Epicus - Announce UK Tour

Gaia Epicus are finaly set for a new UK tour in November. This time we will also include 2 shows in Scotland. Main support band will be Komatoze from Scotland. The tour will go from 14th to 22nd November.


Band profile: Gaia Epicus
Posted: 10.10.2011 by Satrap | Comments (0)

Symphorce - Call It Quits

Official press release

"Thank you & lights out! 7 albums, 12 years and thousands of enthusiastic fans don't make that decision easy, but after long thoughts and lots of talks we decided together to call it a day and dissolve Symphorce. The heads are dead, the timetables of our main bands packed with dates, so we feel a lack of inspiration and no possibility to record more albums, play more shows with the passion and commitment needed therefore."


Band profile: Symphorce
Posted: 10.10.2011 by SlaytallicA | Comments (6)

AFM Records - 15th Year Anniversary Festival And 3-CD Compilation

On November 26th, 2011, the Metal Addiction festival will take place - a special event to celebrate AFM's 15th anniversary. In Hamburg's legendary Markthalle, 15 of the label's top artists and new hopefuls will perform. The club's conception, with its 2 stages, allows to offer you a big event with many bands and a non-stop program - all this for a fan-friendly special price.


Event: AFM Metal Addiction
Posted: 10.10.2011 by RcK | Comments (1)

Be'lakor - Live Performance Of New Song Online

Australian melodic death metal band Be'lakor has uploaded a recent live performance of a new song on their YouTube channel. "Fraught" is taken from their upcoming third album, which is currently planned to be released in April/May next year. Previously, the band has mentioned plans to enter the studio in January.


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Posted: 10.10.2011 by Blizk | Comments (4)

Diablo Swing Orchestra - New Album Title Revealed

Swedish avantgarde metallers Diablo Swing Orchestra have set Pandora's Piñata as the title for its third album, set to be released in the first quarter of 2012.


Band profile: Diablo Swing Orchestra
Posted: 09.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (10)

Absu - Australian Mini-Tour WIth Portal, Ruins

US mythological occult metallers Absu will embark on a mini-tour in Australia, dubbed The Connexus Conjuration Tour, taking off in mid-January next year. Dates can be seen after the jump.

Support on the trek comes off Australia's experimental black/death metallers Portal and black metallers Ruins.


Band profile: Absu
Event: Absu: The Connexus Conjuration Tour 2012
Posted: 09.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (4)

Havok - To Tour The UK This Winter

Up-and-coming US thrashers Havok are set to tour the UK this winter. Havok has announced a handful of tour dates which will take place after the band returns from their full-fledged US/Canada tour with Exhumed and Cephalic Carnage.


Band profile: Havok
Posted: 09.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (0)

Finnish Metal Expo 2012 - Edguy Confirmed As Headliner

Finnish Metal Expo, which will take place between February 17th and 18th, 2012, has announced its first bands. German power metal band Edguy, who released their new album Age Of The Joker recently, will be headlining the first day of the festival. For the same day are confirmed ICS Vortex from Norway and Finnish death/doom metal band Swallow The Sun. Finnish heavy metal band Stam1na, who will release their new album and do this concert as a part of their record release tour, will perform on Saturday. More information about the new bands performing there will be released soon.


Band profile: Edguy
Event: Finnish Metal Expo 2012
Posted: 09.10.2011 by ArgoP | Comments (0)

God Forbid - Prepare To Enter The Studio

US metallers God Forbid will enter the studio at the end of October to begin recording their new album for an early 2012 release via Victory Records.

The bulk of the production on the CD will be handled by Mark Lewis (The Black Dahlia Murder, Whitechapel, Devildriver, Trivium), with Jason Suecof (Trivium, All That Remains, The Black Dahlia Murder, Chimaira, Devildriver) stepping in during the the vocal-tracking stage. The album will be mixed at Fascination Street studios in Örebro, Sweden with Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with such acts as Katatonia, Opeth, Paradise Lost and Amon Amarth.


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Posted: 09.10.2011 by White Winter Sun | Comments (1)

Thy Catafalque - New Song Online

As previously announced, Hungarian black metallers Thy Catafalque's forthcoming album will hit the stores on November 11th in Europe (January 10th, 2012, in North America). You can now listen to the song "Fekete Mezők" (Black Fields), the 9-minute opening track from Rengeteg at this location. According to the band, "Fekete Mezők" encompasses the various styles and atmospheres to be heard all throughout the album.


Band profile: Thy Catafalque
Posted: 08.10.2011 by Dark Legacy | Comments (2)

Deathstars - To Release A Compilation Album

Swedish industrial gothic band Deathstars is set to release a compilation album entitled The Greatest Hits On Earth on November 4th via Nuclear Blast. No word yet on their upcoming album. "Metal", one of two new singles off of the aforementioned compilation album, will be released on October 14th, 2011, via iTunes.


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Posted: 08.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (4)

Almah - Another New Video Online

"Late Night In '85", the new video from Brazilian metallers Almah, can be viewed at this location.

"Late Night In '85" comes off the band's third album, Motion, which was released on September 16 in Brazil via Laser Company. The album will be also available in other territories on the following dates:

Europe (via AFM Records): October 14
Rest Of Latin America (Icarus Records): October 14
Japan (Victor JVC): October 19


Band profile: Almah
Posted: 08.10.2011 by White Winter Sun | Comments (0)