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Christian Mistress - Release New Video

"Pentagram And Crucifix", a brand new video from US heavy metallers Christian Mistress is now available for viewing below. The song comes off the band's latest release Possession, which came out on February 28th via Relapse Records. The video was shot in the band's hometown of Olympia, Washington, and directed by Christine Davis and David Hoekje.

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Source: christianmistress.com
Posted: 09.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


In Mourning - New Album Preview Online

Swedish progressive melodic death metallers In Mourning have made available online a preview from their forthcoming new album entitled The Weight Of Oceans, which will be released on April 18th through Spinefarm Records. You can listen to it below. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: In Mourning
Posted: 08.03.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (14)


Stratovarius - Officially Searching For New Drummer

Finnish power metallers Stratovarius are officially searching for a new drummer, following the departure of Jörg Michael. The band posted this message on their Facebook page: "Drummer wanted! We have now played the final Latin America gigs with Jörg Michael, who is leaving the band after 16 years. 2011 started with the release of the Elysium album and was a long year with a long world tour together with Helloween. After some time off, we are now looking to the future, composing material for the next album, and we are also looking for the next drummer."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Stratovarius
Posted: 08.03.2012 by Tulio_78 | Comments (3)


Ahab - New Album Artwork Revealed

German whale-hunting doomsters Ahab has revealed the album artwork, made by Sebastian Jerke, for the band's upcoming album The Giant, which is scheduled for a May-release through Napalm Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Ahab
Posted: 08.03.2012 by Azoic | Comments (39)


Firewind - Unveil New Album Cover Art And Release Date

Greek power metallers Firewind have unveiled the cover art from the band's upcoming new album Few Against Many, which will be released on May 21st in Europe and May 22nd in North America via Century Media Records. The new album will be the follow-up to 2010's Days Of Defiance.

The band issued this short statement on their Facebook page: "Here it is! Few Against Many cover artwork (coming May 21st Europe / May 22nd N. America)"

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Firewind
Posted: 08.03.2012 by CHEF METAL HEAD | Comments (6)


Spawn Of Possession - New Album Streaming Online

Incurso, the brand-new upcoming album by Swedish tech-death metallers Spawn Of Possession can now be exclusively streamed in its entirety on MetalSucks.

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Source: metalsucks.net
Band profile: Spawn Of Possession
Posted: 08.03.2012 by Azoic | Comments (3)


Nile - Reveal New Album Title, Announce Asian Tour Dates

Official press release:

The reigning kings of technical, historically-themed brutality, Nile, are proud to announce they are touring Asia this April/May. This marks the band's first time in these markets and the guys are extremely excited to be playing for their Asian metal brothers. "The whole idea of spreading Nile's music into this part of the world has been a long time coming" commented the band. "We are extremely pleased to go to there and are looking forward to an amazing cultural exchange and experience."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Nile
Posted: 08.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (9)


Swallow The Sun - Announce European Tour Dates With Paradise Lost

Finnish melodic death/doom metallers Swallow The Sun have announced an European tour with British gothic metallers Paradise Lost for May. The band issued the following statement on their website: "For years we have thought that us and Paradise Lost would be a perfect line-up for a tour, and now it's coming to reality: we're happy and proud to join them on their European tour as their direct support! It's been a while since our last tour back in 2010, and we're excited to be back - see you on the road!"

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Source: swallowthesun.net
Band profile: Swallow The Sun
Event: Swallow The Sun + Paradise Lost: European Tour 2012
Posted: 08.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (9)


Before The Dawn - New Video Online

Finnish melodic death metallers Before The Dawn have released a new video for the song "Phoenix Rising" and you can watch it below. The song is the first single taken from their upcoming album Rise Of The Phoenix, which will be released on April 27th via Nuclear Blast Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Before The Dawn
Posted: 08.03.2012 by Icy | Comments (29)


Unleashed - New Song Online

"Rise Of The Maya Warriors", a brand new song from Swedish death metal vikings Unleashed is currently streaming exclusively at Decibel Magazine. The song is taken from the band's forthcoming album titled Odalheim, which will be released on April 20th (Europe) and April 24th (North America) via Nuclear Blast. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Unleashed
Posted: 08.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Crashdïet - Forced To Cancel Shows

Swedish glam rock/metal band Crashdïet's bassist Peter London has issued the following update on the band's website: "Well, as some of you already know, I've had some problems with back pains lately. Since December 2010 I've been struggling with spinal disc herniation, and unfortunately, right now the pain is just getting worse and worse. I'm simply not able to even stand up for longer than a few minutes at a time. No medicine is working, believe me I've tried them all by now. I will have surgery and I hope to be back on my feet within eight weeks or so..."

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Source: crashdiet.org
Band profile: Crashdïet
Posted: 08.03.2012 by ArgoP | Comments (2)


Creative Waste - Drummer Kevin Talley To Guest On Debut Album

Saudi Arabian grindcore act Creative Waste has confirmed that the digital release date of their upcoming debut album Slaves To Conformity has been set for April 3rd. The band has also announced death metal drummer Kevin Talley (Dååth, Nothnegal, Six Feet Under) as a guest musician on two tracks of the album.

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Source: jorzine.com
Band profile: Six Feet Under
Posted: 08.03.2012 by JD | Comments (1)


Arjen Lucassen - Unveils New Solo Album Title And Cover Art

Dutch multi-instrumentalist Arjen Lucassen (and the mastermind behind Ayreon) has revealed recently the title of his upcoming solo album as well as a poster created from the cover artwork designed by the artist Claudio Bergamin. The album will be entitled Lost In The New Real and it will be released on April 23rd in Europe and May 8th in the US via InsideOut.

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Source: arjenlucassen.com
Band profile: Ayreon
Posted: 07.03.2012 by Dark Blood | Comments (16)


Corrosion Of Conformity - Announce North American Tour With Torche, Black Cobra And Gaza

After announcing a US tour for March, American stoner metallers Corrosion Of Conformity have now confirmed a new North American tour for June. They will be taking out Torche once more, as well as Black Cobra and Gaza as support acts to promote their new self-titled album Corrosion Of Conformity.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Corrosion Of Conformity
Event: Corrosion Of Conformity: North American Tour 2012
Posted: 07.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Ministry - New Song Streaming Online

"Double Tap", a brand new song from US industrial metallers Ministry is currently streaming online at this location. The song is the second single taken from the band's new studio album titled Relapse, which will be released on March 23rd in Europe (March 26th in the US) via AFM Records. More album details were previously reported here and here.

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Source: de-de.facebook.com
Band profile: Ministry
Posted: 07.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (4)