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Ministry - Reveal New Album Tracklist

After unveiling the cover art, US industrial metallers Ministry have now revealed the tracklist for their forthcoming new album Relapse, which will be released on March 3rd, 2012. Before that, the single "Double Tap" will be released as a maxi-single on February 24th.

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Source: jorzine.com
Band profile: Ministry
Posted: 23.01.2012 by JD | Comments (4)


Epica - New Album Teaser Online

Dutch symphonic metallers Epica posted on their official website the first teaser from the band's upcoming album, Requiem For The Indifferent, due to be released on March 9th, 2012, in Europe and four days later in North America via Nuclear Blast Records. This will be their fifth full-length album and it was recorded at Gate Studio in Wolfsburg, Germany, by Sascha Paeth. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: epica.nl
Band profile: Epica
Posted: 23.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (17)


Kataklysm - New DVD Teaser Online

Canadian death metallers Kataklysm have released a new teaser clip for their forthcoming DVD, The Iron Will: 20 Years Determined, which features a documentary and bonus CD materials. You can watch the clip below. The DVD will be released this Spring via Nuclear Blast Records. More details about the DVD were previously reported here. The cover art for the release, created by artist Colin Marks (Origin, Exodus, Nevermore), was also revealed.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Kataklysm
Posted: 23.01.2012 by JD | Comments (1)


Lacuna Coil - Unveil Limited Edition Dark Adrenaline Box Set

Italian gothic metallers Lacuna Coil will release their sixth studio album, Dark Adrenaline, tomorrow via Century Media Records. They have also issued a limited edition Dark Adrenaline box set - limited to 500 copies - featuring the digipak and vinyl versions of the album along with a hardcover photo book, a Lacuna Coil custom syringe pen and ink, a lyric pad, signed lithographs created by the band and more, all housed in a Lacuna Coil medical box.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Lacuna Coil
Posted: 23.01.2012 by JD | Comments (4)


Mouth Of The Architect - New Album In The Works For 2012

US sludge metallers Mouth Of The Architect have announced on their official website that they are working on new material to release this year. The band also plans to tour the US and Europe soon.

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Source: mouthofthearchitect.com
Band profile: Mouth Of The Architect
Posted: 23.01.2012 by tea[m]ster | Comments (6)


Galneryus - To Release Mini Album

Japanese power metallers Galneryus have announced the release of a new mini album titled 絆 (Kizuna) on January 25th, which will include six songs with a total running time of about 40 minutes.

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Source: galneryusyumacher.com
Band profile: Galneryus
Posted: 23.01.2012 by Flower Metal | Comments (1)


Kiss - To Release 35th Anniversary Edition Of Destroyer

According to Danish Universal Music, US hard-rockers Kiss will release a 35th anniversary deluxe version of their Destroyer album on February 27th in Europe and one day later in North America. The double album should also have a normal version as well as a re-mixed version by the original producer Bob Ezrin. Fans will also be able to hear songs which were left out from the original version of the album which will be released with its original cover.

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Source: voice.fi
Band profile: KISS
Posted: 22.01.2012 by ArgoP | Comments (4)


Arkaik - To Start Recording New Album In February

US technical death metallers Arkaik have revealed that they will begin recording their new album titled Metamorphignition in February. The new album will be the follow-up to 2010's Reflections Within Dissonance and should be released at the end of the year via Unique Leader Records. The band also released a pre-production image-only video for the song "Skingraft Hieroglyphics", which you can listen to below.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 22.01.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


AtomA - Sign Deal With Napalm Records, Debut Album Details Revealed

AtomA, the Swedish post rock/metal band featuring ex-Slumber members has inked a deal with Napalm Records and will release their debut album Skylight on March 30th. The band announced it on their Facebook page: "We've inked a deal with Napalm Records, to leave earth behind and explore other worlds. Goodbye, planet earth."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Slumber
Posted: 22.01.2012 by InnerSelf | Comments (7)


Burzum - Announce New Album Details

Norwegian black metal one-man band Burzum has announced the release of a new album entitled Umskiptar in May via Byelobog Productions. The artwork and tracklist of the album were also revealed.

Varg Vikernes posted the following on the band's official website: "Burzum persists. A new Burzum album, titled Umskiptar (Metamorphoses), is scheduled for release in May 2012 on Byelobog Productions. Umskiptar consists of 65 minutes of skaldic metal, recorded in Grieghallen Studio in Bergen in September 2011."

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Source: burzum.org
Band profile: Burzum
Posted: 21.01.2012 by Void Eater | Comments (32)


Judas Priest - To Release The Complete Albums Collection

On January 24th, Columbia/Epic/Legacy will release a 17-CD box set, The Complete Albums Collection, which contains every studio and live album that featured the classic Judas Priest line-up of Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton, K.K. Downing and Ian Hill.

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Source: metalshockfinland.wordpress.com
Band profile: Judas Priest
Posted: 21.01.2012 by JD | Comments (25)


Behemoth - Protests Against Shows In Poland

According to bialystok.gazeta.pl, a series of religious protests against the Behemoth's Phoenix Rising Tour in Poland have taken place in several cities. One live show scheduled for late this month is already cancelled, while the rest of the tour is now being questioned because of the heavy protests of the religious organizations.

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Source: bialystok.gazeta.pl
Band profile: Behemoth
Posted: 21.01.2012 by bokimaniac | Comments (57)


Graspop Metal Meeting 2012 - New Bands Announced

Five new names have been added to the Graspop Metal Meeting 2012 line-up: Megadeth, Possessed, Kyuss, Jon Oliva's Pain and Young Guns.

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Source: graspop.be
Event: Graspop Metal Meeting 2012
Posted: 21.01.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Aborted - New Album Streaming Online

Global Flatline, the new album from Belgian death metallers Aborted is now streaming online at this location and it will be released on January 23rd via Century Media Records. The album was recorded, mixed, and mastered by Jacob Hansen (Volbeat, Pestilence, Hatesphere) at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark, and it features several guest vocalists, including Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder), Julien Truchan (Benighted), Jason Netherton (Misery Index), and Keiijo Niinima (Rotten Sound). More album details were previously reported here and here.

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Source: centurymedia.com
Band profile: Aborted
Posted: 21.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Delain - Unveil New Album Artwork And Tracklist

Dutch symphonic metallers Delain have unveiled the cover art (done by visual artist Glenn Arthur) and tracklist from their upcoming album We Are The Others, due out in December via Roadrunner Records. The band also announced Fear Factory's Burton C. Bell as a guest singer on the album. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: site.delain.nl
Band profile: Delain
Posted: 21.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (11)