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Mourning Lenore - Release New Song, New Album In 2012

Portuguese atmospheric doomsters Mourning Lenore have announced yesterday the release of a new song with their new line-up. The song is entitled "Shortcut To Nowhere" and you can listen to it on High Definition below. "Shortcut To Nowhere" is a preview of the forthcoming album to be released during 2012.


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Posted: 03.01.2012 by LocusHorrendus | Comments (7)


Miseration - New Video Online, Update On New Album

"Dreamdecipher", a new video from Swedish death metal outfit Miseration is now available for your viewing pleasure below. The song is taken from the band's 2009 effort entitled The Mirroring Shadow.

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Posted: 03.01.2012 by BudDa | Comments (2)


Metallica - 30th Anniversary Shows Video Recaps Online

US metallers Metallica have posted video recaps of their 30th anniversary shows on their official YouTube channel. The recaps are made of selected footage from the evening's events. Full setlists and photos are available at the band's official website. You can watch the recap of the first show live at the Fillmore on December 5th, 2011, below.

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Source: metallica.com
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Posted: 03.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (6)


Sabaton - New Album Title Revealed

Swedish heavy metallers Sabaton have confirmed on their official website that Carolus Rex will be the title of the band's upcoming album, due to be released at the end of May via Nuclear Blast Records. The album will be recorded in a few days with more details to be announced very soon.

The band commented: "We felt it was time for America to get something of a special show and this time the release party will be in Los Angeles, California (on May 23 at the Key Club in West Hollywood). This show will be the only U.S. West Coast show and it will be the world premiere of new songs."

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Source: sabaton.net
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Posted: 02.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (8)


Daylight Dies - Update On New Album

American doom metallers Daylight Dies have issued the following update regarding the band's upcoming album: "2011 has been a year of writing new music, recording in the studio and having an incredible time performing in Italy, Portugal and Spain. On the new album front, we've now completed guitar leads, rhythms, drums and bass guitar and clean guitar are halfway done. We'll wrap everything up in early 2012 and hopefully have a clearer idea for a release date then. Our goal is the first half of 2012. We are thrilled with how everything is sounding so far."

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Source: daylightdies.com
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Posted: 02.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (1)


Dio - Remastered Edition Of Holy Diver Coming This Month

The record label Audio Fidelity will release a newly remastered edition of Dio's classic debut album Holy Diver this month as part of its 24K Gold Compact Disc series. Although many remastered editions have been released, this edition promises to be a significant sonic upgrade over past releases of this timeless debut due to the use of the original 1983 Sound City studio analog 30 ips AES half-inch non-Dolby original stereo mix tapes along with the mastering expertise of renowned audiophile music restoration specialist Steve Hoffman. Most previous releases relied on post-EQ'ed cutting tapes.


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Posted: 02.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (29)


Wacken Open Air 2012 - New Bands Confirmed

In their annual Christmas calendar, Wacken Open Air has announced a number of new bands to play at the 23rd edition of the festival in 2012.

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Source: wacken.com
Event: Wacken Open Air 2012
Posted: 02.01.2012 by corrupt | Comments (7)


Katatonia - To Release New Album This Year

Swedish dark rockers Katatonia will be recording their ninth full-length album in the first months of 2012 and plan to release it before the summer.

The band posted an update on their official website: "2011 has been a very busy year mostly out on the road and we'd like to thank everyone who came out to see us! Also thanks to all our friends, families and the loyal 'Katatoniacs' worldwide for showing support. We know you're impatient to know what's up next and in brief the big news are that the first couple of months of 2012 will see us hard at work on the recording of our 9th album and if everything goes according to plan the album will be out before summer. We're also busy on a double duty finishing up the Last Fair Day Gone Night anniversary DVD. More info on all of this as we take the step over to the other side, but today we just wanna have a toast and wish everyone a happy new year! Cheers!"

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Source: katatonia.com
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Posted: 01.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (24)


Marduk - Recording New Album

Swedish black metallers Marduk have announced that the band is currently recording their new album, set to be released in the spring via Blooddawn/Century Media. The update was posted after the end of the tour where the band performed in over 220 shows to support Wormwood, released in 2009.

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Posted: 01.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (6)


Primal Fear - New Album Samples And Track Online

Amazon is hosting samples of all the songs from German power metallers Primal Fear's upcoming album Unbreakable and you can listen to them at this location. The song "Metal Nation" taken from the album is also available online and you can listen to it below. Unbreakable will be out in stores on January 20th, 2012, in Europe and January 24th in North America. More album details here and here.


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Source: bravewords.com
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Posted: 01.01.2012 by CHEF METAL HEAD | Comments (3)


Deeds Of Flesh - New Album Artwork Revealed

The album artwork for US brutal death metallers Deeds Of Flesh's upcoming album Portals To Canaan has now been revealed and can be seen below.

The artwork was created by the freelance artist/illustrator Raymond Swanland.

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Posted: 01.01.2012 by Nekrokvlt | Comments (10)


Metal Storm - Smohalla Contest Winners

In this last month of the year, we asked you to tell us what Slo from Smohalla considered as the best representation of his band's sound. Two people with the correct answer have been selected to win the band's debut album Resilience.

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Posted: 31.12.2011 by Baz Anderson | Comments (12)


Chimaira - Recruit New Bassist Jeremy Creamer And Guitarist Matt Szlachta

US metallers Chimaira have announced that bassist Jeremy Creamer and guitarist Matt Szlachta have now joined the band.

The band posted the following on their official website: "We are proud to announce the addition of Matt Szlachta and Jeremy Creamer to Chimaira. The plan was to build an undeniable string section and we have done just that. Jeremy will be pounding on the bass, and Matt shredding alongside Emil on guitar."

Source: chimaira.com
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Posted: 31.12.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Evil Masquerade - Release New Track To Benefit The Charity Metal For Cancer

Danish prog/power metal band Evil Masquerade leader Henrik Flyman has written a new track entitled "Let's Unite In Rock" for the The MFC Dragon Slayer All Star Project to benefit the charity Metal For Cancer. The song can be purchased at http://www.metalforcancer.com/ and all proceeds will be donated to the Australian Cancer Research Foundation. You can listen to "Let's Unite in Rock" below.

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Source: metalforcancer.com
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Posted: 31.12.2011 by kual21 | Comments (3)


3 Inches Of Blood - Announce North American Tour Dates For 2012

Canadian heavy metallers 3 Inches Of Blood have announced new North American tour dates for 2012. The band will take part of the Metal Alliance Tour 2012, headlined by Devildriver. The other support bands will be The Faceless, Dying Fetus, Job For A Cowboy, Wretched and Impending Doom.

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Band profile: 3 Inches Of Blood
Event: Metal Alliance Tour 2012 - North America
Posted: 31.12.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (12)