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Testament - New Video Online

"Native Blood", the new video clip from US thrashers Testament is now available for your viewing pleasure below (or maybe just in the US). Since the video doesn't seem to be visible in many countries through the Nuclear Blast Youtube channel, your alternative is to watch it here. The video was directed by Mike Sloat.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Testament
Posted: 30.07.2012 by BudDa | Comments (8)


The 69 Eyes - New Album Tracklist And Single Artwork Revealed

Finnish gothic rock/metal vampires The 69 Eyes have revealed the tracklist of the band's upcoming tenth studio album X, which is set to be released on September 28th through Nuclear Blast. You can see the tracklist below.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: The 69 Eyes
Posted: 30.07.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (8)


Heathen - Cancel Summer Festival Shows

US thrashers Heathen have released an official statement regarding the cancellation of their summer festival appearances: "Due to unforeseen financial circumstances we regret to announce that Heathen will not be able to make their appearances at the upcoming Metalcamp, Brutal Assault and Jalometalli festivals. Please understand that the band made every effort and exhausted all resources available in order to work things out and perform at the festivals as scheduled. We want to thank the festival promoters and Heathen fans for their understanding and look forward to seeing everyone on the next tour."

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Source: metalcamp.com
Band profile: Heathen
Posted: 30.07.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Afgrund - New Album Available For Streaming

The Age Of Dumb, the brand new album from Swedish grindcore band Afgrund is now available for streaming at this location. The album comes out tomorrow, July 31st, via Willowtip Records. More details about the album can be found here.

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Posted: 30.07.2012 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Anthrax - Drummer Arrested For Domestic Battery

Anthrax's drummer Charlie Benante was reportedly arrested this last Friday night on domestic battery in front of a child. Benante and wife were allegedly arrested at the Hilton Garden Inn in Elkhart Indiana after arguing in front of their daughter, age 6.

According to a local report from WSBT.com, the two were arrested and picked up at the Hilton Garden Inn and both were subsequently released from jail the next day. Benante's booking form shows a court date set for this Friday, Aug. 3rd.

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Source: loudwire.com
Band profile: Anthrax
Posted: 30.07.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (44)


Necrophagia - New Demo Song Streaming Online

Necrophagia have a new album coming up titled Whiteworm Cathedral. The US death metallers have now released the demo song "Silentium Vel Mortis", which is available for streaming below. The song will be featured on the new album and is based on the Dario Argentos' "The Three Mothers" horror films trilogy.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Necrophagia
Posted: 30.07.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Skálmöld - Reveal New Album Tracklist

Iceland's own viking metallers Skálmöld have released a short update about their upcoming album titled Börn Loka via their Facebook page and revealed the tracklist for the new album, which can be seen below. Börn Loka is expected to be released through Napalm Records later this year.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Skálmöld
Posted: 30.07.2012 by Aebsi | Comments (1)


Mitochondrion - New EP On The Way

Canadian death metallers Mitochondrion have recently announced that the band will release a new 7" EP in the fall through Dark Descent Records. It will be titled Antinumerology but the release date is yet to be revealed for now.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 30.07.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Ministry - Cancel Performance At Rock En Stock Festival, Al Jourgensen Hospitalized

US industrial metallers Ministry have cancelled tonight's scheduled performance at L'Étaples Rock en Stock festival in France because frontman Al Jourgensen had to be hospitalized yesterday after collapsing at a show in Paris.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Ministry
Posted: 29.07.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (7)


Barge To Hell 2012 - Mayhem Added To The Line-Up

Norwegian black metallers Mayhem are the latest addition to Barge To Hell 2012, the world's most extreme metal cruise.

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Source: bargetohell.com
Event: Barge To Hell 2012
Posted: 29.07.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Lacrimosa - Release New Album Cover Art

German symphonic gothic metal band Lacrimosa will release their new album Revolution on September 7th through Hall Of Sermon. This is the first Lacrimosa release with Henrik Flyman (Evil Masquerade) on guitar. The band also previously announced that the album will feature guest performances by Mille Petrozza (Kreator) and Stefan Schwarzmann (Accept). The album artwork for Revolution has been unveiled and can be seen below.

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Source: lacrimosa.ch
Band profile: Lacrimosa
Posted: 29.07.2012 by Armin | Comments (13)


Vision Divine - New Single Streaming Online

After releasing 9 Degrees West Of The Moon in 2009, Italian power metallers Vision Divine are about to release a new album, which will be entitled Destination Set To Nowhere, due out on September 14th via earMusic. The band has released the first single to be featured on the album, "Mermaids From Their Moons", which is now available below for streaming.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 29.07.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Krampus - New Video Online

Italian folk metallers Krampus have recently released the first video off their upcoming debut album Survival Of The Fittest. The song "Kronos' Heritage" was the chosen one and you can watch the video below. Survival Of The Fittest will see the light of day on August 24th through NoiseArt Records. More album details, including cover and tracklist, can be found here.

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Source: krampusfolk.com
Band profile: Krampus
Posted: 29.07.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Obsidian - Call It Quits

What's with the sudden trend of bands calling it a day? Now it's Obsidian's turn. The Dutch progressive death metallers announced today that the band is no more, mostly due to lack of energy and creative inspiration. The band released two albums: Emerging (2007) and Point Of Infinity (2010).

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Obsidian
Posted: 28.07.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (7)


Bornholm - Ink Deal With NoiseArt Records And Rock The Nation Booking

Official press release:

NoiseArt Records and Rock The Nation are proud to announce the signing of Hungarian pagan black metal horde Bornholm. They offer an extremely cold, evil version of black metal which has been made even richer by sickening, epic and mind-blowingly aggressive elements. With their incredible, fantastic visual components such as front cover, booklet artwork as well as the official pictures, Bornholm are way beyond the generic crowd and look down on them from a "throne of crows". The beast that is Inexorable Defiance will be unleashed early 2013, an extended European tour is in the making.

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Source: noiseart.cc
Band profile: Bornholm
Posted: 28.07.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (2)