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Leaves' Eyes - Free Acoustic Show In Paris With Stream Of Passion

German symphonic metallers Leaves' Eyes have announced that they will play a free acoustic show in Paris tonight alongside Dutch metallers Stream Of Passion.

The band posted the following on their official website: "Attention Leaves' Eyes & Stream Of Passion fans in France! The two bands will play an exclusive and free acoustic session on 18th of October in Paris, Le Klub! Free entrance, plus signing session of both bands! Also an afterparty at the Black Dog bar. Don't miss this great event!"

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Source: leaveseyes.de
Band profile: Leaves' Eyes
Posted: 18.10.2011 by Saltimbank021 | Comments (3)


Darkthrone - To Re-Release Demos On Vinyl

Norwegian black metal duo Darkthrone will be re-releasing on November 14th four demos on vinyl format under the name Sempiternal Past.

Sempiternal Past contains all four of Darkthrone's cult demo releases recorded in 1988-1989 (Land Of Frost, A New Dimension, Thulcandra, and Cromlech); now fully restored and remastered from the best tape sources available. Also included on this release are the tracks recorded at Oslo TV in 1989, along with a restored version of the rare song "God Of Disturbance And Friction". It will be available on limited double vinyl with gatefold sleeve, with the sleeve including band notes, plus rare images and photos.

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Source: burningshed.com
Band profile: Darkthrone
Posted: 18.10.2011 by Vombatus | Comments (75)


Malefice - Announce New Guitarist

UK metalcore outfit Malefice have announced Andy Wilson as their new guitarist. Andy replaces Alex Vuskans who parted ways with the band this year. The band posted the following on their Facebook page: "After a baptism of fire standing in for Alex Vuskans on the bands recent UK run with Sylosis, Malefice have announced that Andy Wilson will take over on a permanent basis."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Malefice
Posted: 18.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Autumn - Another New Song Streaming Online

"Black Stars In A Blue Sky", a new song from Dutch symphonic act Autumn has premiered exclusively at this location. The song is off the band's upcoming fifth album entitled Cold Comfort, to be released on November 8th via Metal Blade Records and 4th/7th in Europe. More album details were previously reported here.


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Source: metal-hammer.de
Band profile: Autumn
Posted: 18.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (1)


Venom - New Song Online

"Punk's Not Dead", a brand-new song from UK's blackened thrash metallers Venom can now be streamed in the YouTube-video below.

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Source: bravewords.com
Band profile: Venom
Posted: 17.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (20)


Krisiun - Another New Song Online

"Rise And Confront", another new song from Brazilian brutal death juggernauts Krisiun is now streaming online at the band's official Facebook page. In case you missed it, the band is set to release their new album, The Great Execution, on October 31st in Europe and November 1st in North America via Century Media Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Krisiun
Posted: 17.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (5)


Megadeth - New Song Available For Download

US thrashers Megadeth have now made the track "Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)" available for download and you can get it at this location (you need to give an email address to do so). The song comes off of Megadeth's upcoming new album entitled Th1rt3en, due out November 1st, 2011, via Roadrunner Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Megadeth
Posted: 17.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (7)


Destroyers Of The Faith 2012 - Line-Up And Dates Announced

Official press release

Metal Hammer is proud to announce that legendary death metal innovators Cannibal Corpse will headline the first-ever edition of Destroyers Of The Faith, and will be bringing with them some of the biggest names in extreme music.

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Source: metalhammer.co.uk
Event: Destroyers Of The Faith
Posted: 17.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (11)


Royal Hunt - Unveil New Album Artwork And New DVD Details

Danish power/prog metallers Royal Hunt are putting the very last touches on their new album Show Me How To Live and getting ready to mix it, this time in Sweden, and have also unveiled the new album cover. The album will be first released in the USA on November 29th, then by Frontiers Records in Europe on December 2nd, and finally in Japan on December 7th. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: royalhunt.com
Band profile: Royal Hunt
Posted: 17.10.2011 by andreosokin | Comments (1)


Candlemass - Ink Deal With Napalm Records, Plan Farewell Album

Official press release:

Napalm Records is very proud to announce that the Swedish doom metal legend Candlemass has joined their ranks. The band is currently working on material for their farewell album, which is tentatively scheduled for a spring 2012 release.

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Candlemass
Posted: 16.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (17)


Die Apokalyptischen Reiter - To Release Best Of Compilation Next Month

Official press release

After eight studio albums in fifteen years, after over 600 breathtaking live shows Die Apokalyptischen Reiter present their first official best-of collection of their career - The Greatest Of The Best. Full with liner notes for each album, a complete history time line, all lyrics, guitar tabs on selected songs, rare and brand new photos and of course ... the 20 best Reiter songs of all time.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
Posted: 16.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (4)


Rudra - Cancel Indian Tour

Singaporean thrash/death metallers Rudra will not be playing in the highly awaited Brahmavidya Indian Tour 2011. The band released the following statement: "It is with great regret that we inform Rudra's fans in India that the proposed Brahmavidya Indian tour 2011 will be canceled. Both Rudra and management have tried very hard to make this tour work, even bending backwards at times. Unfortunately it was not meant to be. On behalf of the band and the management, we deeply apologize to our fans. Nevertheless, we are still keen to play India and will definitely make it a priority to play there soon."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Rudra
Posted: 16.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Evile - Metal Storm CD Giveaway Announced

Hello Metalstormers,

Evile have been kind enough to supply us with 3 copies of their brand new album Five Serpents Teeth. All you have to do to qualify to win is:

A) Be a registered Metal Storm user.
B) Leave your mailing address where the album can be shipped to.
C) Go here and answer the skill testing question.

Good luck!

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Band profile: Evile
Posted: 15.10.2011 by Doc Godin | Comments (9)


Toxic Holocaust - To Kick Start North American Tour Next Year

US blackened thrash metallers Toxic Holocaust will team up with Havok, English Dogs and The Casualities to bring mayhem to the land of the free and home of the brave in a 2012 tour they have dubbed Forward Into Battle Tour.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Toxic Holocaust
Posted: 15.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (5)


Hevein - Working On New Album

Finnish metallers Hevein announce progress regarding Gentle Anarchy, their follow-up album to 2005's Sound Over Matter. Several months after the release of the digital single "Nor", they plan to enter the studio once again. You can listen to "Nor" at this location and watch the video below.

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Source: hevein.com
Band profile: Hevein
Posted: 15.10.2011 by Varjo | Comments (4)