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Pantera - To Unveil New Video For Unreleased Song

US groove thrash metal legends Pantera have announced that they plan to release a new music video for the unreleased track "Piss", off the Vulgar Display Of Power recording sessions. The band will premiere the video at the Revolver Golden Gods award show in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Vulgar Display Of Power. The video will be the first from the band in twelve years.

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Posted: 16.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (7)


Melechesh - To Release Digital EP

Israeli melodic black/folk metallers Melechesh have announced the release of an exclusive digital EP entitled Mystics Of The Pillar II on April 27th in Europe and May 1st in North America via Nuclear Blast.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
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Posted: 16.03.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Rocklahoma Festival 2012 - Full Line-Up Announced

The full line-up has now been announced for this year's edition of the Rocklahoma Festival in Pryor, Oklahoma, United States, in May.

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Source: rocklahoma.com
Event: Rocklahoma Festival 2012
Posted: 16.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Rise To Fall - New Song Online

"Reject The Mould", a brand new song from Spanish melodic death metallers Rise To Fall is currently streaming online at the band's Facebook page. The song comes off their upcoming new album titled Defying The Gods, which will be released on April 9th via Coroner Records.

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Posted: 16.03.2012 by DEATH666 | Comments (0)


Reactor - Entire Debut Album Streaming Online

Gravity, the debut album from Finnish metallers Reactor is currently streaming online entirely at their Bandcamp page. The album was self-released last November, self-produced by the band, and recorded, mixed and mastered by Sami Niittykoski at SN-Audio.

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Source: music.reactorband.net
Posted: 16.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Six Feet Under - Announce New Album Title And European Tour Dates

US death metallers Six Feet Under have announced that their brand new studio album will be titled Undead and will be released in May. In conjunction with the album release, Six Feet Under will return to Europe in August to play some exclusive festival gigs as well as selected club shows with support from label mates Dew-Scented.

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Posted: 15.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (15)


The Foreshadowing - Reveal New Album Details

Italian doom/gothic metallers The Foreshadowing have unveiled the cover art from their upcoming new album titled Second World, which is set for release on April 20th via Cyclone Empire. More album details were previously reported here.

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Posted: 15.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (7)


Malpractice - Enter The Studio

Finnish progressive metallers Malpractice have announced that they will start recording their fourth full-length album. The band released the following message on their official website: "Finnish progressive metal band Malpractice returns from a lengthy break and begins the recordings of their fourth album in April at Astia-Studios, Lappeenranta, Finland. The deal with Spinefarm-Universal ended in early 2011 and even then the band had over an album's worth of material in their drawers."

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Source: malpracticeband.com
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Posted: 15.03.2012 by Array | Comments (3)


Shadowside - Sign With Inner Wound Recordings

Official press release:

Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the signing of the Brazilian heavy metal act Shadowside to the label. Their up-coming album Inner Monster Out will be released on May 11th in Europe and on May 22nd in North America. Power, energy, intensity. These three words defined Shadowside's career path very well, a band that is considered nowadays the rising star of Brazilian rock/metal. Inner Monster Out brings a heavy, bold, aggressive and intense sound, accompanied by what's considered by the fans and reviewers as one of the most powerful female vocals in the scene today.

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Source: shadowside.ws
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Posted: 15.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Quiet Riot - New Singer Announced

US hard-rockers Quiet Riot have announced via Facebook that Scott Vokoun is the band's new singer.

The band issued the following statement: "I spoke several weeks ago with my friend and vocalist Keith St. John to once again thank him for lending his talents to Quiet Riot during our time of need. Keith stepped in on very short notice so that Quiet Riot could meet our live dates in February. Keith knocked it out of the park with great vocals and performances and we are forever in his debt. Quiet Riot takes this opportunity to introduce our new vocalist Scott Vokoun and we look forward to seeing all of you on tour!"

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Posted: 15.03.2012 by kual21 | Comments (6)


Hallowed Butchery - Working On New Album, Recruits Vocalist

Ryan Scott Fairfield, the brain behind Hallowed Butchery, has announced that he has recruited a vocalist and backing band for an upcoming full-length album and live shows.

He posted the following on the band's official website: "The Big News that I mentioned a week or so ago on the HB Facebook page? Hallowed Butchery will no longer be a solo project. My wife Brittney Fairfield will be joining as the lead vocalist. A full-length record is in the works, and the assembling of a live band will soon follow (The Hallowed Butchery Band)."

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Source: hallowedbutchery.com
Posted: 15.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Nightwish - Making Of Imaginaerum Documentary Trailer Online

Finnish symphonic metallers Nightwish have released the trailer for the "Making of Imaginaerum" documentary, only available on the tour edition of Imaginaerum, which hits stores on April 13th via Nuclear Blast.

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Source: nightwish.com
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Posted: 14.03.2012 by Flower Metal | Comments (19)


ETHS - Release New Video

French metallers ETHS recently shot a video clip for the song "Adonaï", the first single off their forthcoming album III, due out on April 6th via Season Of Mist. Since "Adonaï" is one of the four songs with English lyrics on the international edition of the album, there are two versions of the video and both have premiered. The English version can be viewed below and the French version of the video can be streamed here. The videos were directed by Louis Vignat for Scandale Productions. More album details were previously reported here.

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Posted: 14.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Children Of Bodom - To Release Special 15th Anniversary Compilation

Posted on Children Of Bodom's official website:

On May 22, world famous Finnish metal superstars Children Of Bodom will release Holiday At Lake Bodom (15 Years Of Wasted Youth), a very special CD+DVD career retrospective in celebration of the band's 15th Anniversary. The release will spotlight specially selected songs from every one of the band's critically acclaimed albums (1997's Something Wild, 1999's Hatebreeder, 2000's Follow The Reaper, 2003's Hate Crew Deathroll, 2005's Are You Dead Yet?, 2008's Blooddrunk and 2011's Relentless Reckless Forever) plus newly recorded (and undeniably fun) cover songs and detailed liner notes penned by the members of COB themselves. The DVD portion of the package will include "candid touring and backstage footage from around the world" plus the never before seen music video for Relentless Reckless Forever's "Shovel Knockout".

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Source: cobhc.com
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Posted: 14.03.2012 by Array | Comments (3)


Cannibal Corpse - Premiere New Video

"Encased In Concrete", the brand new video from US death metal legends Cannibal Corpse has premiered exclusively at Bloody Disgusting. It was directed by David Brodsky of MyGoodEye. "Encased In Concrete", written by guitarist Rob Barrett and drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz, is taken from the band's new album Torture, which was released yesterday (March 13th) through Metal Blade Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Band profile: Cannibal Corpse
Posted: 14.03.2012 by Angelic Storm | Comments (7)