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Royal Hunt - Unveil New Album Title

The new upcoming eleventh studio effort from Danish prog/power outfit, Royal Hunt, is set be called Show Me How To Live, and it will be released in November/December, 2011, through Marquee/Avalon (Japan and Southeast Asia) and Frontiers Records (rest of the world).

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Source: royalhunt.com
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Posted: 26.09.2011 by BudDa | Comments (3)


Trail Of Tears - Complete Work On New Album

Norwegian gothic metal quintet, Trail Of Tears, have finished the recordings for their upcoming new album.

The band posted the following on their MySpace page: "The recordings for the still untitled 7th Trail Of Tears album has been completed in Sound Suite Studio in Marseille, France, with producer Terje Refsnes! Cathrine came through the extreme schedule with flying colours, putting the finishing vocals on the end result and delivered a performance for the history books!"

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Source: myspace.com
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Posted: 26.09.2011 by BudDa | Comments (4)


Blotted Science - New EP Delayed

The Animation Of Entomology, the brand-new upcoming EP by technical metal supergroup Blotted Science have been delayed for about a week due to "manufacturing hiccups".

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 25.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (4)


Paradise Lost - Guitarist Gregor Mackintosh Launches New Band

Paradise Lost guitarist and songwriter Gregor Mackintosh has formed a new band called Vallenfyre, along with members of My Dying Bride, At The Gates and Doom. The band's debut album A Fragile King will be released on October 31st, 2011, in Europe and on November 1st, 2011, in North America through Century Media Records. Vallenfyre is not a one-off project and will continue as a band that will also play live in 2012.

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Source: paradiselost.co.uk
Band profile: Paradise Lost
Posted: 25.09.2011 by ravendeath | Comments (14)


Oranssi Pazuzu - New Album Artwork And Tracklist Revealed

Finnish psychedelic black metallers Oranssi Pazuzu have revealed the artwork and tracklist of their upcoming new album titled Kosmonument, to be released on October 26th, 2011, via Spinefarm Records. You can pre-order the album at this location.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 25.09.2011 by shadowdragonfly1 | Comments (7)


Trick Or Treat - New Drummer Announced, Working On New Album

Italian power metal band Trick Or Treat announced a line-up change. The drummer Mirko Virdis, in the band since 2007, decided to leave and he will be replaced by Luca Setti. The band is also working on their new album, which will be their third full-length.

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Source: trickortreatband.com
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Posted: 25.09.2011 by Flower Metal | Comments (1)


Galneryus - Reveal New Album Cover Art, Bonus DVD & Bonus CD Tracklist

Japanese power metal act Galneryus have revealed the album cover art for their upcoming new album titled Phoenix Rising, set for release on October 5th. They have also announced the details of the two formats in which it will be released. The normal edition will have a bonus CD featuring seven covers and the limited edition will have an extra DVD.

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Source: galneryusyumacher.com
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Posted: 24.09.2011 by Flower Metal | Comments (4)


Necroblaspheme - New EP Announced, Two New Tracks Streaming Online

French death metal band Necroblaspheme announced the completion of a new upcoming EP, entitled XXVI: The Deeper - The Better, three years after Destination: Nulle Part was released, in 2008. The EP was recorded at Sainte-Marthe Studios (in Paris) with Francis Caste (Kickback, Arkon Infaustus, Bukowski, Hangman's Chair, Comity) during the winter of 2010.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 24.09.2011 by NECROBLASPHEME | Comments (0)


Fuck The Facts - Another New Song Online

"Alone", a brand-new song from Canadian noisegrinders Fuck The Facts can now be streamed on Decibel Magazine.

Three other new songs, entitled "Drift", "A Coward's Existance" and "End Of The Line", can be found here.

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Source: decibelmagazine.com
Band profile: Fuck The Facts
Posted: 24.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (0)


Opeth - Premiere New Video

Swedish metallers Opeth have premiered a new video for their song "The Devil's Orchard" at Pitchfork.com. Alternatively, you can watch it below. The song is off of the band's latest output, Heritage, out now via Roadrunner Records. The video for "The Devil's Orchard" was directed by Phil Mucci.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 24.09.2011 by BudDa | Comments (26)


Cormorant - New Song Online, First Releases Now Available For Free Download

"Junta", a new song taken from progressive metal band Cormorant's upcoming second full-length release entitled Dwellings is now streaming online at this location. The album is due December 6th. There you can also read an interview with the lead singer and bassist of the band, Arthur von Negel, where he talks about the new release, the state of the industry, and despite their success, why Cormorant remains independent. Limited editions of the album can be pre-ordered directly through Cormorant's website here.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 24.09.2011 by pisymbol | Comments (2)


Fuck The Facts - To Release B-Side EP, New Song Online

Misery, the brand-new upcoming EP from Canadian noisegrinders Fuck The Facts is set to be released on October 11th, together with the band's upcoming full-length album Die Miserable.

The band comments: The Misery EP is basically a collection of B-sides from our upcoming album Die Miserable. It also includes collaboration tracks we did with Jesse Mathewson (KEN Mode) & Elliot Desgagnes (Beneath The Massacre) and a re-recorded version of the song "Unburden".

A song from the EP, entitled "End Of The Line", can be streamed on the band's Bandcamp profile.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 24.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (0)


Animals As Leaders - New Song Online

"Isolated Incidents", a brand-new song from instrumental experimemtal/progressive metallers Animals As Leaders can now be streamed in the YouTube-Video below.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 24.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (4)


Arsis - Touring Members Announced

As previously announced, Virginia-based melodic tech-death metal masters Arsis will be touring as part of the Frets Of Fury Tour this October without guitarist/vocalist Jim Malone. The band are excited to announce the very talented musicians filling in for Jim in his absence.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Arsis
Posted: 24.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (0)


Dark Tranquillity - New Video Online

"Zero Distance", the brand-new video from Swedish Gothenburg metallers Dark Tranquillity can now be streamed in the YouTube-video below.

The video was made by Swedish media production collective Aduro Labs.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Dark Tranquillity
Posted: 24.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (14)