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Epica - New Song Streaming Online

"Storm The Sorrow", a brand new song from Dutch symphonic metallers Epica is now streaming online at Nuclear Blast's Soundcloud. The song is taken from the band's forthcoming release Requiem For The Indifferent, which will hit stores on March 9th, 2012, via Nuclear Blast. More album details were previously reported here and here.

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Source: soundcloud.com
Band profile: Epica
Posted: 09.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (16)


Cap De Craniu - Debut Album Details Revealed, New Video Online

"I'll Break You Again Tomorrow", a brand new video from Romanian deathcore/death metal act Cap De Craniu is now available for viewing below. The song comes off the band's debut album I'll Kill If I Live, which was released on February 7th via Metalfan Records Division. The album was released in a jewelcase cover version and contains a booklet in a special format, with graphics signed by Calin Raduta, the main songwriter in the band. The song "Death & Taxes" is also available for streaming at the band's Bandcamp page.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 09.02.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Killing Joke - Reveal New Album Details, Album Teaser Online

UK industrial metallers Killing Joke have unveiled details about their new album. It will be entitled 2012 and it will be released on April 2nd through Spinefarm Records/Universal. The album will be released in CD hardcopy, digital formats and will also be available on double colored gatefold vinyl. As a teaser for the new album, the song "Rapture" is currently streaming online and you can listen to it below.

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Source: killingjoke.com
Band profile: Killing Joke
Posted: 09.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Sepultura - Announce North American Tour With Death Angel, Krisiun And Havok

Brazilian thrash metallers Sepultura will embark on a North American tour this April with Death Angel, Krisiun and Havok as special guests to promote their latest output Kairos, released last year through Nuclear Blast.

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Source: sepultura.com
Band profile: Sepultura
Event: Sepultura: North American Tour 2012
Posted: 09.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (7)


Before The Dawn - New Album Teaser Online And Bonus Tracks Unveiled

Official Nuclear Blast press release:

After the departure of Lars Eikind (bass/clean vocals) and Atte Palokangas (drums), Before The Dawn experienced a rebirth of sorts. What could formerly be described as dark metal started to flow much more into melodic death metal waters. The result of this development will arise like the famous phoenix from the ashes on the 27th of April 2012: Rise Of The Phoenix!

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Before The Dawn
Posted: 09.02.2012 by Array | Comments (2)


Earth - Entire New Album Streaming Online

Angels Of Darkness, Demons Of Light II, the brand new album from US drone doom metallers Earth is now streaming online in its entirety at Pitchfork. The album will be released on February 14th through Southern Lord Recordings. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Earth
Posted: 09.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Pantera - Unreleased Song To Be Included In Vulgar Display Of Power Reissue

After reissuing Cowboys From Hell in 2010, US legends Pantera plan on doing the same with Vulgar Display Of Power this year and drummer Vinnie Paul said in a recent interview with Loudwire that the forthcoming Vulgar Display Of Power 20th anniversary reissue will feature a previously unreleased song titled "Piss". The release date for the reissue hasn't been set yet and no further details were revealed.

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Source: loudwire.com
Band profile: Pantera
Posted: 09.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Van Halen - Songs From New Album Streaming Online

Six full tracks taken from A Different Kind Of Truth, the latest album from US hard-rockers Van Halen, are currently streaming online at this location. A Different Kind Of Truth is the band's first studio album in 14 years and was released on February 7th through Interscope Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 09.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Versailles - Re-Release Latest Album With Scorebook

Japanese power metal/J-Rock outfit Versailles have re-released on January 31st their latest album Holy Grail, first released last June, with an additional 344 pages scorebook, a bonus CD, photos and commentary by the band members. The first 100 books are signed and will only be on sale on February 12th at the Shibuja Public Hall venue where the band will be performing.

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Source: kamijo.syncl.jp
Band profile: Versailles
Posted: 09.02.2012 by Flower Metal | Comments (0)


Steelwing - New Video Online

"Full Speed Ahead!", a brand new video from Swedish heavy metallers Steelwing is now available for viewing below. The song comes off the band's most recent album, Zone Of Alienation, released in January via NoiseArt Records. The video features live footage.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 09.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (2)


October Tide - Announce Line-Up Changes, New Album On The Way

Swedish death/doom metallers October Tide have announced that vocalist Tobias Netzell and bassist Pierre Stam have parted ways with the band. They will be replaced by Alexander Högbom and Mattias Norrman respectively. The band also plans to record a new album this summer and release it at the end of the year.

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Source: octobertide.net
Band profile: October Tide
Posted: 08.02.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Metallica - Hosting Orion Music + More Festival In June

US metallers Metallica will be headlining their own two-day festival at Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ, on June 23rd and 24th. This special event will contain multiple music stages for at least 22 bands and other activities. Metallica will play the Black Album in its entirety in one night and Ride The Lightning on the other, for the first time ever. Tickets go on sale this Saturday (February 11th). For more details, visit http://www.orionmusicandmore.com.

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Source: metallica.com
Band profile: Metallica
Event: Orion Music + More Festival
Posted: 08.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (25)


Cannibal Corpse - Announce US Tour With Exhumed, Abysmal Dawn And Arkaik

US death metallers Cannibal Corpse will headline an extensive US tour in April and May with Exhumed, Abysmal Dawn and Arkaik as support acts. Bassist Alex Webster commented: "We're psyched to hit the road with Exhumed, Abysmal Dawn, and Arkaik in April! This is a full-on death metal tour that we know all of our fans will love. Prepare for an evening of relentless aural punishment!"

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Cannibal Corpse
Event: Cannibal Corpse: US Torture Tour 2012
Posted: 08.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (4)


Municipal Waste - New Album Cover Art Revealed

Nuclear Blast press release

US metallers Municipal Waste have revealed the cover art of their forthcoming album, entitled The Fatal Feast. The cover artwork for the album was created by Justin Osbourn of Slasher Design. The Fatal Feast will be released in North America on April 10th and in Europe on April 13th via Nuclear Blast Records.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Municipal Waste
Posted: 08.02.2012 by White Winter Sun | Comments (17)


The Dillinger Escape Plan - New Video Online

"Parasitic Twins", the new video from US metallers The Dillinger Escape Plan, can be viewed at this location. The clip was directed by David Merenyi and was produced by Greg Toth.

"Parasitic Twins" comes off the band's latest album, Option Paralysis, which was re-released last year in a "Paralyzing Edition" exclusively as a digital download.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: The Dillinger Escape Plan
Posted: 08.02.2012 by White Winter Sun | Comments (0)