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Epica - New Album Details Revealed

Dutch symphonic metallers Epica have unveiled the cover art and tracklist for the upcoming album Requiem For The Indifferent, to be released on March 9th, 2012, in Europe and four days later in North America via Nuclear Blast Records. This is their fifth full-length album and it was recorded at Gate Studio in Wolfsburg, Germany, by Sascha Paeth.

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Source: epica.nl
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Posted: 19.12.2011 by kual21 | Comments (34)


As I Lay Dying - Recording New Album Next Spring

In a recent interview with the Phoenix New Times, US metalcore act As I Lay Dying declared the intention to enter the studio next springtime and start a new tour after finishing recording the new album. "We are heading in to the studio around springtime and plan to start the touring once we've finished the record", answered Jordan Mancino. To read the full interview go to this location.

The band released the compilation album Decas in November to celebrate their 10th anniversary.

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Source: blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com
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Posted: 19.12.2011 by kual21 | Comments (2)


Borknagar - Mixing New Album

Norwegian melodic black metallers Borknagar are currently at Fascination Street studio working on their upcoming new album, and the band has now checked in with the following update: "Øystein, Lars and myself arrived in Fascination Street Studio last night and today we're already hard at work with the mixing process. I don't want to say much more, only share a few pics here, but this is different! Enjoyable, Majestic, Brilliant! Can't wait to release this..."

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Source: borknagar.com
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Posted: 19.12.2011 by Rog-Mothoth | Comments (3)


Blotted Science - New Video Online

US instrumental metal act Blotted Science has posted the fourth and final accompanying video clip from The Animation Of Entomology. This clip, for the song "A Sting Operation", has been synced up with a scene from the film "Swarmed."


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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Blotted Science
Posted: 19.12.2011 by Rog-Mothoth | Comments (4)


Evile - Headlining HMV Next Big Thing In 2012

British thrashers Evile are due to headline a night of metal mayhem on February 11th, 2012, during HMV's third annual Next Big Thing festival. HMV's Next Big Thing celebrates the very best in new and emerging talent, drawn from all genres of music. Evile will be joined by Cerebral Bore, Savage Messiah and Woods Of Ypres. For more information about the event go to this location.

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Source: evile.co.uk
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Event: HMV Next Big Thing
Posted: 19.12.2011 by kual21 | Comments (4)


Opeth - New Dates Confirmed For Heritage World Tour

New dates have recently been added to the Asian leg of the Heritage World Tour 2012. Swedish progressive metallers Opeth will play in countries like India, Japan or China, among others in February.

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Source: opeth.com
Band profile: Opeth
Event: Opeth: Heritage World Tour 2012
Posted: 18.12.2011 by kual21 | Comments (11)


Novembers Doom - Release New Video

"Harvest Scythe", a new video clip from US metallers Novembers Doom is now available for viewing at this location. The song is taken from the band's latest album Aphotic, released in May. The video was directed by Erik Johnson.

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Source: metalsucks.net
Band profile: Novembers Doom
Posted: 18.12.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Lacuna Coil - New Song Streaming Online

Italian gothic metallers Lacuna Coil are streaming the new song "Kill The Light" from the band's upcoming album Dark Adrenaline, which is scheduled for release through Century Media Records on January 24th, 2012. You can listen to the song at this location or below.


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Source: lacunacoil.it
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Posted: 18.12.2011 by kual21 | Comments (12)


Hour Of 13 - New Song Streaming Online

"Lucky Bones", a brand new song from US doom metallers Hour Of 13 is now streaming online and you can listen to it below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming new album, yet untitled, due out next year. This will be their third album and the follow-up to 2010's The Ritualist.


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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 18.12.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (2)


Swordbearer - New Song Online

"Where Mountains Meet The Sky", a brand new song from US folk metal band Swordbearer is now available online and you can listen to it below. The song is taken from their upcoming new album Honor, which will be released on December 22nd exclusively through iTunes.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 18.12.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (2)


Bolt Thrower - More Details About 25th Anniversary Show

UK death metallers Bolt Thrower have announced on their official website that the tickets for Boltfest are now on sale for £5.99. The profits will go to the Teenage Cancer Trust charity.

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Source: boltthrower.com
Band profile: Bolt Thrower
Event: Bolt Thrower: Boltfest
Posted: 17.12.2011 by FX | Comments (22)


Hammer Horde - New Album Preview Trailer Posted

US viking metallers Hammer Horde have posted a preview trailer for their upcoming album Vinlander, due out next year. The album was mixed by the band and mastered by Mika Jussila of Finnvox Studios. In addition, the album cover art was painted by the Belgian master Kris Verwimp. Pre-orders for the album begin on February 1st, 2012. More album details were previously reported here and here.


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Source: hammerhorde.com
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Posted: 17.12.2011 by HammerHorde | Comments (1)


Sigh - New Album Details Revealed

Japanese avantgarde black metallers Sigh have announced that the band's ninth album In Somniphobia will be released in March, 2012, through Candlelight Records and have unveiled the album cover. In Somniphobia will be the follow-up to Sigh's last album Scenes From Hell.

The band commented on the upcoming release: "This album is by far more musically varied compared to the last two albums. Put heavy metal, classical music, jazz, Indian traditional music, Stockhausen, and Xenakis into a cauldron of hell and stir it, you'll get In Somniphobia. It is a pure sonic nightmare that lasts more than an hour."


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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Sigh
Posted: 17.12.2011 by Rog-Mothoth | Comments (44)


Municipal Waste - Reveal New Album Title

American crossover thrashers Municipal Waste have announced that they have completed work on their fifth studio album, which will be released next year through Nuclear Blast Records under the title The Fatal Feast.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Municipal Waste
Posted: 17.12.2011 by Rog-Mothoth | Comments (6)


Terrorizer - New Album Details Revealed

US grindcore act Terrorizer, who formerly set the release dates for their upcoming album entitled Hordes Of Zombies, reported here, has now unveiled the album cover and tracklist. The album is set for release on February 24th (28th in North America) via Season of Mist.

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Source: season-of-mist.com
Band profile: Terrorizer
Posted: 17.12.2011 by Array | Comments (1)