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Ajattara - Split Up

Finnish black metal group Ajattara have split up, according to the band's latest posts on their official Facebook page. The band issued the following translated from Finnish: "Ajattara ceased to exist! Get the fuck out of this site! Ajattara will not continue! T.I.R.S. The end."

The band's official website has been down ever since and no further information or reasons were disclosed.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Ajattara
Posted: 19.04.2012 by ndawkn | Comments (15)


Suspyre - Entire New Album Streaming Online

US progressive metallers Suspyre are streaming their entire new self-titled album at their Bandcamp page, where a high quality digital version of the album can also be purchased. The album was self-released digitally on April 3rd and on CD on April 10th.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Suspyre
Posted: 19.04.2012 by nb | Comments (4)


The Fallen Divine - New Song Online, Album Release Date Set

"Shades Of Oppression", the brand new song from Norwegian extreme progressive metal band The Fallen Divine is now available for streaming below. The song comes off the band's new album entitled The Binding Cycle, scheduled to be released on May 18th via Indie Recordings.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 19.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Mares Of Thrace - New Album Streaming Online

The Pilgrimage, the new second album from Canadian sludge/doom metal duo Mares Of Thrace, is currently streaming in its entirety at this location. The album will finally see worldwide release via CD and digital download on April 24th through Sonic Unyon Metal. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 19.04.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Six Feet Under - New Single Streaming Online

"18 Days", the new single from US death metallers Six Feet Under has premiered exclusively at this location. The song comes off their new album entitled Undead, scheduled for North American release on May 22nd through Metal Blade Records. More album details here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Six Feet Under
Posted: 18.04.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (18)


Carach Angren - New Song Online

"Lingering In An Imprint Haunting", a brand new song from Dutch symphonic black metallers Carach Angren is now streaming online and you can listen to it below. The song is taken from the band's forthcoming album Where The Corpses Sink Forever, which has been slated for a May 18th release (June 5th in North America) via Season Of Mist. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: carach-angren.nl
Band profile: Carach Angren
Posted: 18.04.2012 by Agathomax | Comments (9)


Darkseed - Reveal New Best Of Album Details

German gothic metallers Darkseed will release a digital best of album entitled Astral Darkness Awaits, which will feature 14 tracks including two bonus songs, only available on the limited edition of the physical version of Poison Awaits. The band has now revealed the album's cover art and tracklist. Astral Darkness Awaits will be available on iTunes, Amazon MP3, Musicload and other digital music stores only on May 4th.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Darkseed
Posted: 18.04.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Threat Signal - Part Ways With Drummer

Alex "Rudy" Rudinger, drummer of Canadian cyber metal outfit Threat Signal, has recently parted ways with the band. The band is now seeking a replacement. In a short statement, the band stated: "Unfortunately Alex has made the decision to quit Threat Signal and pursue other projects. So, we are looking for a new drummer. Contact us at threatsignal@hotmail.com for try out and requirement information."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Threat Signal
Posted: 18.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (4)


Angelus Apatrida - Release New Video

Spanish thrashers Angelus Apatrida have premiered an official new video for the track "You Are Next", taken from their upcoming album The Call, set for release on April 30th in Europe through Century Media Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Angelus Apatrida
Posted: 18.04.2012 by CHEF METAL HEAD | Comments (4)


Avatar - New Video Online

Swedish melodic death metallers Avatar have premiered another clip for the new single "Torn Apart" via Fearnet.com. Alternatively, you can watch the video below. It was directed by Johan Carlén and the song comes off the band's latest album Black Waltz, released this February through eOne Music.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Avatar
Posted: 18.04.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Evocation - To Release Demo Compilation

Century Media Records press release:

Century Media Records are proud to announce the release of the complete demo recordings of Swedish death metal sovereigns Evocation. Evoked From Demonic Depths - The Early Years is an outright documentation of the band's demo days.

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Evocation
Posted: 18.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (2)


Gates Of Winter - New Album In December

Canadian symphonic progressive metallers Gates Of Winter are busy working on their new album, Perihelion. Band vocalist and guitarist, Lee Maines, checked in with the following update: "A slew of technical difficulties has prevented work from getting done on the album, however the majority of these issues have now been overcome... We will still be aiming for a December release but may have to revise that in the coming months."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Gates Of Winter
Posted: 18.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Before The Dawn - Release New Video

Finnish melodic death metallers Before The Dawn have released a new video for the song "Pitch-Black Universe" and you can watch it below. The song is the second single taken from their upcoming album Rise Of The Phoenix, which will be released on April 27th via Nuclear Blast Records. It has been directed by OneManArmy Productions like the previous video "Phoenix Rising", also from the upcoming album. More album details here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Before The Dawn
Posted: 17.04.2012 by tibosax | Comments (8)


Forces Of Metal 2012 - Festival Cancelled

It has recently been announced that the two-day metal event Forces Of Metal, taking place on June 8th-9th in The Netherlands and boasting such as acts as Sonata Arctica, Kamelot, Dark Funeral and Draconian has unfortunately been cancelled for reasons which remain undisclosed. In a short public letter posted on the festival's website, the organisers had this to say: "It is with a heavy heart that we have to inform you that Forces Of Metal 2012 will not take place. We've tried; tried hard, but to no avail."

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Source: forcesofmetal.com
Event: Forces Of Metal 2012 [CANCELLED]
Posted: 17.04.2012 by Carl Berg | Comments (6)


Fear Factory - Release New Album Official Trailer

US industrial metallers Fear Factory have released the official trailer for their upcoming new album The Industrialist, which is available for viewing below. The trailer is a visual preview into the story behind the album, set for release on June 5th via Candlelight Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Fear Factory
Posted: 17.04.2012 by DaMaGeR | Comments (9)