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While Heaven Wept - Working On New Album

US progressive/doom metallers While Heaven Wept have begun working on the band's follow-up to 2011's Fear Of Infinity and plan to record the new album in the autumn and release it in 2013.

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Posted: 10.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (6)


Prong - Unveil New Album Details

US industrial metallers Prong have unveiled the artwork and tracklist for their forthcoming album Carved Into Stone. The album is set for release on April 23rd in Europe and April 24th in North America through Long Branch Records. The artwork was created by Vance Kelly (Down, The Sword) and the album was produced by Steve Evetts.

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Posted: 10.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Crystal Viper - Reveal New Album Special Guests

Polish traditional heavy metallers Crystal Viper will release their new album titled Crimen Excepta on April 27th (Europe) and April 24th (North America) via AFM Records. The album was produced by Bart Gabriel and recorded with sound engineer Mariusz Pietka. There will be two special guests: David Bower, Hell's vocalist appears in the title track, while Vader's mainman Peter will be heard in the cover version of the classic Vader song "Tyrani Piekieł", which will be available as a bonus track on the limited edition of the album. More album details here.

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Posted: 10.02.2012 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Trouble - Kory Clarke Quits The Band, Replacement Announced

Kory Clarke has announced his departure from US doom outfit Trouble to form a new band called The Bones Of Children with guitarist Russ Strahan (Pentagram, Land Of Doom). The band already found a replacement: Kyle Thomas (Exhorder, Floodgate, Witch, and Alabama Thunderpussy), which is already working with the band on their new album and has fronted the band in four live shows between 1997 and 1999.

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Posted: 10.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Bilocate - Premiere New Studio Diary Video

Jordanian dark oriental metallers Bilocate have premiered a new studio video exclusively at this location, taken from the recording sessions of the band's forthcoming album Summoning The Bygones. Alternatively, you can watch it here.

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Posted: 10.02.2012 by JD | Comments (0)


Horseback - Finish Recording New Album

US ambient noise outfit Horseback have finished recording their new full-length album, which will be entitled Half Blood. The album was described by mainman Jenks Miller as "the band's most ambitious record to date that represents a synthesis of the approaches we've explored in the past." Half Blood was self-recorded and produced by Jenks Miller at The Chateau. Additional tracking was done at Arbor Ridge Studios and Track and Field Recording by Nick Petersen.

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Posted: 10.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Liberteer - Entire New Album Streaming Online

Better To Die On Your Feet Than Live On Your Knees, the debut album from US grinders Liberteer is currently streaming in its entirety at this location. The band's debut album was released on January 31st in North America and is set to drop on February 13th in Europe via Relapse Records.

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Posted: 10.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Borknagar - New Song Online

"Roots", a brand new song from Norwegian metallers Borknagar, is available for streaming at this location.

"Roots" comes off the band's forthcoming album, Urd, which will be released on March 26 in Europe and March 27 in North America via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded with Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios (Opeth, Paradise Lost, Katatonia) in Örebro, Sweden. More details about Urd were previously reported over here.

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Posted: 10.02.2012 by White Winter Sun | Comments (14)


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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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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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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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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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
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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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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)