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Einherjer - New Song Online

"Varden Brenne", a brand new song from Norwegian metallers Einherjer, is available for streaming at the Indie Recordings' Facebook page.

"Varden Brenne" comes off the band's forthcoming album, entitled Norrøn, which will be released on September 9 via Indie Recordings. The CD was recorded at Studio Borealis and was produced by Einherjer's Frode Glesnes. Matt Hyde (Slayer, Monster Magnet) mixed the effort. The cover artwork was painted by Renathe H. Bryn.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Einherjer
Posted: 20.08.2011 by White Winter Sun | Comments (6)


ICS Vortex - New Song Online

"Odin's Tree", a brand new song from Norwegian metallers ICS Vortex, the project led by the former Dimmu Borgir and current Borknagar member, can be streamed at this location.

"Odin's Tree" comes off the band's debut album, entitled Storm Seeker, which will be released on August 22 in Europe and August 23 in North America via Century Media Records.

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Source: youtube.com
Posted: 19.08.2011 by White Winter Sun | Comments (2)


Daylight Dies - Entering The Studio In Mid-October

US melodic death/doom metallers Daylight Dies will enter the studio in mid-October to record the follow-up to 2008's Lost To The Living.

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Source: daylightdies.com
Band profile: Daylight Dies
Posted: 19.08.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (5)


Xandria - Ink Deal With Napalm Records

Official Press Release

Germany's symphonic metal act Xandria and Napalm Records are proud to announce the worldwide signing of the female fronted 5-piece to the Austrian-based record company. Xandria's upcoming, fifth full-length studio album is scheduled to be released in early 2012. All of the previous studio albums prominently charted in the German Media Control album charts.

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Xandria
Posted: 19.08.2011 by BudDa | Comments (3)


Full Of Hate 2012 - Line-Up Revealed

The line-up, with a "special guest" yet to be announced, for European metal festival Full Of Hate has now been revealed. The festival tour takes off by the start of February 2012.

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Source: fullofhate.eu
Event: Full Of Hate Tour 2012
Posted: 19.08.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (7)


Saxon - Announce New U.S. And European Tour Dates

UK's NWOBHM powerhouse Saxon have made the following statement about the band's upcoming tour dates:

"We have finally got the tour dates for remainder of 2011 scheduled. First we will be putting our attention on America where we've added three more gigs. We are also very pleased to let you all know that our good old mates from Anvil will be our special guests on the continental European dates. Completing the tour package is Crimes Of Passion, who will be opening the shows. For the grand finale we will rock the UK once again where we've got Hammerfall as our special guest."

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Source: metalunderground.com
Band profile: Saxon
Posted: 19.08.2011 by LonesomeRider | Comments (4)


Ashes You Leave - New Members Announced

Croatian Gothic Doom metal band Ashes You Leave has announced that they have completed their line-up with a new vocalist and drummer.

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Source: ashesyouleave.org
Band profile: Ashes You Leave
Posted: 19.08.2011 by Tranquillizer | Comments (0)


Hatefest 2011 - Special Guests Announced

Two more acts have been confirmed to play this year's Hatefest with Kataklysm, Triptykon, Marduk and Milking The Goatmachine: Poland's Azarath and Germany's Dawn Of Disease complete the line-up of Hatefest 2011!

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Kataklysm
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Posted: 18.08.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (0)


Perversity - New Song Online

Slovakian death metal marauders Perversity has signed with Lavadome Productions for the release of the band's upcoming fourth album, Ablaze, due out on August 31st.

A track from the album, entitled "Merciless Messiah", is available for streaming or download from their Bandcamp page.


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Source: bravewords.com
Posted: 18.08.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (0)


Behemoth - Frontman Cleared From Bible-Tearing Trial

Polish Behemoth frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski has just been acquitted of insulting religious beliefs by tearing bible during the gig at Ucho in Gdynia Poland, 2007. As the justification of the verdict, the Court has stated that they will not define boundaries and limitations for artistic activities.

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Source: behemoth.pl
Band profile: Behemoth
Posted: 18.08.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (87)


Orphaned Land - DVD Tracklist And Cover Revealed

Official press release

Century Media Records is proud to announce the release of The Road To OR-Shalem, a compelling live performance DVD by Israel's Orphaned Land. Set for European release on October 24th, 2011 (November 1st in the US), The Road To OR-Shalem is the premier Middle Eastern progressive metal crusaders' DVD debut and documents the band's incredible mission to unite warring factions in their home region through the power of music.

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Source: orphaned-land.com
Band profile: Orphaned Land
Posted: 18.08.2011 by Angel_Lament | Comments (13)


Primus - Debut New Song Online

"Tragedy's A' Comin", the new song from experimental rockers Primus has debuted exclusively at SPIN.com. The song comes off of the band's upcoming seventh studio album entitled Green Naugahyde, which drops on September 13th.

Claypool had this to say about the tune: "Lyrically, this is me focusing on eventual demise or at least the notion that big rain is coming and at some point I'm going to get pretty fucking wet. Who says lemmings can't dance as they go over the cliff?"

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Source: spin.com
Band profile: Primus
Posted: 18.08.2011 by BudDa | Comments (7)


The Murder Of My Sweet - Sign With AFM Records

Yey!!! Finally it's official...

We are glad to announce that The Murder Of My Sweet is starting a new collaboration for the upcoming album with the German label AFM Records. The members of the band and the representatives from AFM joined up at the Wacken Open Air festival where TMOMS played to sign the contract.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: The Murder Of My Sweet
Posted: 17.08.2011 by dismaleuphony | Comments (2)


Kittie - New Video Online

"Empires (Part 2)", the new video from the veteran all-girl Canadian metal outfit Kittie, can be seen below.

The track comes off of the band's sixth album, I've Failed You, which will be released on August 30th via eOne Music. The album was recorded at Beach Road Studios in Goderich, Ontario, Canada. The band once again worked with producer Siegfried "Siggy" Meier, who helmed Kittie's last album, In The Black, released in 2009.

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Source: kittierocks.com
Band profile: Kittie
Posted: 17.08.2011 by ImNotMetal | Comments (19)


Astral Doors - New Album Details

Jerusalem, the new upcoming album of Swedish heavy metallers Astral Doors will be released in October (exact date to be announced soon) this year.

The album was mixed by Daniel Bergstrand and Rickard Sporrong, while the album artwork was done by Mattias Eriksson.

Jerusalem will be released as a jewel case, digipack and Vinyl.

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Source: astraldoors.com
Band profile: Astral Doors
Posted: 17.08.2011 by Abattoir | Comments (7)