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Born Of Osiris - New Video Online

"Follow The Signs", a brand new video from US deathcore act Born Of Osiris is now available online and you can watch it below. The song comes off the band's latest output The Discovery, released last year through Sumerian Records. The video was directed by Andrew Pulaski.


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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Born Of Osiris
Posted: 27.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (4)


Red Fang - Premiere New Video

"Hank Is Dead", a brand new video from US stoner metallers Red Fang is now streaming online and you can watch it below. The song is taken from the band's latest album Murder The Mountains, released last year via Relapse Records. The video was directed by Whitey McConnaughy.


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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 27.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Metal Storm - Genital Grinder / Como Muertos Contest Winner

Over the last week we gave you the opportunity to win a 12" vinyl of the new split release from Apathia Records between Genital Grinder and Como Muertos.

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Posted: 26.01.2012 by Baz Anderson | Comments (3)


Riot - Mark Reale Passes Away

Mark Reale, guitarist and founding member of US hard-rockers Riot has passed away due to complications from Crohn's disease. He was fifty-seven years old. He had been in a coma since January 11th as a result of a subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Announcement posted by the band on their official website: "To friends and fans of Mark Reale and Riot, we are deeply saddened to confirm that Mark has lost his battle with a lifelong illness. Your thoughts and prayers are appreciated by Mark's family, friends, and bandmates at this difficult time..."

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Source: riotrockcity.com
Band profile: Riot V
Posted: 26.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (15)


Swallow The Sun - New Album Streaming Online

Emerald Forest And The Blackbird, the upcoming new album from Finnish death/doom metallers Swallow The Sun is now streaming online for one week at Inferno Magazine's website. It also includes quotes from Twin Peaks for each song, chosen by Juha Raivio, the band's guitarist. The album will be released on February 1st via Spinefarm Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: swallowthesun.net
Band profile: Swallow The Sun
Posted: 26.01.2012 by Icy | Comments (13)


Jeff Loomis - Ihsahn To Guest On New Solo Album

Century Media press release:

Legendary guitarist Jeff Loomis has been in the studio the last few months working on his highly anticipated sophomore solo album, to be released later this year. Since entering the studio, Loomis has revealed a number of notable guests that will be appearing on the release and now, Loomis announces the newest special guest: Ihsahn, formerly of Norwegian black metal band Emperor and current solo artist.

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Source: centurymedia.com
Band profile: Jeff Loomis
Posted: 26.01.2012 by JD | Comments (6)


Rockstar Mayhem Festival 2012 - Line-Up And Dates Announced

The line-up for this year's Rockstar Mayhem Festival has been revealed. The stage will be shared by Slipknot, Slayer, Anthrax, The Devil Wears Prada, As I Lay Dying, Asking Alexandria, Whitechapel and High On Fire and the tour will kick off the 26 date trek across the US beginning on June 30th at the San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, California.

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Source: rockstarmayhemfest.com
Event: Rockstar Mayhem Festival
Posted: 26.01.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (8)


Gwar - Announce US Spring Tour

US alternative metallers Gwar will be returning to the road this Spring on the second leg of their Return Of The Maggot Tour. The tour kicks off with a special tribute show for fallen band mate and friend Cory Smoot, in Richmond, VA, at The National Theater on March 16th. All proceeds from the Richmond show will benefit the Smoot Family Fund which has been established to help support Cory's widow and their unborn child.

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Source: gwar.net
Band profile: Gwar
Event: Gwar: Return Of The Maggot Tour 2012
Posted: 26.01.2012 by NLthrasher | Comments (0)


Chimaira - Mark Hunter Posts New Demos Online

US metallers Chimaira's vocalist Mark Hunter has posted online at this location four demos from the band's recording sessions of their most recent album, The Age Of Hell, released last year. Two of the songs were previously unreleased, as they didn't make the cut onto the final mix of the album. Mark Hunter only posted the songs that he wrote and arranged himself out of respect to his former band members Rob Arnold and Matt DeVries.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Chimaira
Posted: 26.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Hour Of Penance - New Album Details

Italian death metal band Hour Of Penance have announced Sedition as the title of their Prosthetic Records' debut, and fifth album overall. Sedition will be released March 27 in North America, April 2 in the UK and April 6 in mainland Europe. The album was recorded at Cellar Studio in Rome with producer Stefano Morabito and is the follow up to 2010's acclaimed Paradogma.

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Source: ht.ly
Band profile: Hour Of Penance
Posted: 25.01.2012 by Nekrokvlt | Comments (9)


Torture Killer - New EP Details

Finnish death metallers Torture Killer will release a new three-song EP entitled I Chose Death on March 7 via Dynamic Arts Records. I Chose Death will mark the recording debut of the group's new singer, Pessi Haltsonen (Retaliatory Measures), who is described by his new bandmates as "a perfect fit" and "a human powerhouse."

The EP contains two new tracks and a cover version of Finnish ex-death metallers Demigod's "Succumb To Dark", from the Unholy Domain demo tape.

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Source: metalshockfinland.wordpress.com
Band profile: Torture Killer
Posted: 25.01.2012 by JD | Comments (0)


Soulfly - New Track Available For Download

"World Scum", the new song from Soulfly is now available for download at this location (For the price of an e-mail address).

The song features the band's new drummer David Kinkade (Ex-Borknagar) and a guest appearance by vocalist Travis Ryan (Cattle Decapitation).

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Soulfly
Posted: 25.01.2012 by BudDa | Comments (9)


Before The Dawn - New Album Details

Finnish melodic death metallers Before The Dawn return after living through a phase of changes and uncertainty. The band's upcoming album, entitled Rise Of The Phoenix, will arise from the ashes on April 27th, 2012. It is their seventh studio album and at the same time the second release via Nuclear Blast Records.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Before The Dawn
Posted: 25.01.2012 by RcK | Comments (7)


Mastodon - New Video Online

"Dry Bone Valley", a brand new video from US stoner outfit Mastodon is now available online and you can watch it below. The song is the band's new single and is taken from their latest output The Hunter, released last year. The video was directed and animated by Tim Biskup.

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Source: mastodonrocks.com
Band profile: Mastodon
Posted: 25.01.2012 by JD | Comments (7)


Running Wild - Unveil New Album Tracklist And Cover Art

After revealing the title of their upcoming album, German heavy metallers Running Wild have now unveiled Shadowmaker's tracklist and cover art, which can be seen below. The artwork was created by Rock N' Rolf and Jens Reinhold (Evergrey, Freedom Call, Virgin Steele), who also will do the complete artwork for all configurations available. The album will be released via Steamhammer/SPV on April 20th in Germany, April 23rd in Europe and April 24th in the US/Canada.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Running Wild
Posted: 25.01.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (9)