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Dark Funeral - Announce Australian Tour

Swedish black metallers Dark Funeral have recently announced a short set of tour dates down under across Australia. The tour is scheduled for November after they finish their run in North America with Morbid Angel and Grave. The tickets go on sale on June 28th.

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Event: Dark Funeral: Australian Tour 2012
Posted: 22.06.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


All That Remains - Reveal New Album Title

Finally some news from the All That Remains camp. The US metalcore act has just announced that their new album will be entitled A War You Can Not Win. The band has been working alongside producer Adam Dutkiewicz (The Devil Wears Prada, As I Lay Dying, Killswitch Engage) and the upcoming new effort is expected to be released sometime in September through Razor & Tie/Prosthetic Records. That is all for now.

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Source: forwearemany.allthatremainsonline.com
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Posted: 22.06.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (9)


Dawn Of Demise - New Video Online

"We Drink To Your Demise", the new video and opening song on the new album from Danish death metallers Dawn Of Demise is now available for viewing below. The video was created by Hans Asmussen like their previous video for "Rejoice In Vengeance". The new album and follow-up to 2010's A Force Unstoppable just came out on June 19th via Unique Leader Records.

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Posted: 22.06.2012 by Armin | Comments (0)


Devilish Impressions - Streaming New Track

Polish blackened death metal act Devilish Impressions is streaming the new track "Icaros". The song appears on the band's third album Simulacra. The album was originally released in Poland in March (through Icaros Records), but will now be released through Lifeforce Records on July 30th in Europe and on July 31st in North America.

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Posted: 22.06.2012 by Armin | Comments (1)


Asylum Pyre - Sign With Massacre Records, New Album Teaser Online

French power/progressive metal act Asylum Pyre has signed a deal with Massacre Records. The band is preparing its second release entitled Fifty Years Later, which is scheduled for release through the label on November 23rd this year, after they released Natural Instinct? in 2009. The album was recorded and mixed by Didier Chesneau and mastered by Elektra Mastering.

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Posted: 22.06.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Cradle Of Filth - Mixing New Album, Line Up Eight Album Reissues

British extreme metallers Cradle Of Filth have updated that their new album has now progressed into the mixing stage, with nothing more than the choirs and female vocals to be done. The new album is expected to be released this year under the indie label Peaceville Records.

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Source: theorderofthedragon.com
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Posted: 21.06.2012 by Spring Thorns | Comments (9)


Opeth - Swedish Tour And Acoustic Shows Announced

Proggers Opeth have recently announced that they will be doing a Swedish Heritage Tour this coming November and December, starting in Malmö on November 29th and concluding in Norrköping on December 7th. The shows in Gothenburg on December 2nd and 3rd plus the Stockholm shows on December 4th and 5th will be 'Unplugged' shows. The special guests for this tour will be announced shortly and the tickets went on sale yesterday with a limited number of special, VIP tickets available.

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Event: Opeth: Swedish Heritage Tour 2012
Posted: 21.06.2012 by Warman | Comments (15)


Korpiklaani - Announce North American Tour With Moonsorrow, Týr And Metsatöll

Finnish folk metal pioneers Korpiklaani have announced that they will be returning to tour North America this August/September in support of their new album Manala. Support on the road will come from fellow Finns Moonsorrow, Faroese Týr and Estonians Metsatöll.

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Posted: 21.06.2012 by Deinonychus | Comments (13)


Queensrÿche - Part Ways With Geoff Tate, Todd La Torre Takes His Place

Billboard is reporting that the inevitable happened. Queensrÿche has officially announced that the band will continue without iconic lead vocalist Geoff Tate, who will be replaced by Crimson Glory singer Todd La Torre.

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Source: billboard.com
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Posted: 21.06.2012 by AndMetalForAll | Comments (23)


Threshold - New Album Details Revealed

British progressive metallers Threshold have revealed details on their upcoming ninth studio album, the follow-up to 2007's Dead Reckoning, including cover art, tracklist and release date.

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Posted: 21.06.2012 by Dark Blood | Comments (7)


Devourment - Begin Recording New Album

US brutal death metallers Devourment have entered the studio to record their new album and first for new label, Relapse Records. The band is tracking at Mana Recordings in St. Petersburg, Florida, with Erik Rutan (Hate Eternal, Morbid Angel). The album promises to be their heaviest, most crushing release to date and will see an early 2013 release. Tentative song titles include "Fucked With Rats" and "Fifty Ton War Machine".

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Source: relapse.com
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Posted: 21.06.2012 by Armin | Comments (2)


Arjen Anthony Lucassen - New Video Online

"Pink Beatles In A Purple Zeppelin", the brand new video from Dutch progressive genius Arjen Anthony Lucassen has been released and is now available for viewing below. The song comes off Arjen's new solo album Lost In The New Real, which was released earlier this year in April via InsideOut.

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Posted: 21.06.2012 by Dark Blood | Comments (4)


Gnaw Their Tongues - Per Flagellum Sanguemque, Tenebras Veneramus To Be Reissued On Vinyl In July

Dutch drone/noise masters Gnaw Their Tongues will see the vinyl reissue of their 2011 album Per Flagellum Sanguemque, Tenebras Veneramus this July via ConSouling Sounds.

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Source: consouling.be
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Posted: 21.06.2012 by consouling | Comments (0)


Katatonia - Release New Lyric Video

"Dead Letters", a brand new song from Swedish metallers Katatonia has been made available online for streaming. The song is taken from their upcoming album Dead End Kings, which will be released on August 27th (Europe) and August 28th (North America) via Peaceville Records. You can listen to "Dead Letters" on the lyric video below and download the song here.

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Posted: 20.06.2012 by Spring Thorns | Comments (29)


Stratovarius - Rolf Pilve Announced As New Drummer

Stratovarius have announced on their website that 24-year-old Rolf Pilve will replace Jörg Michael as their drummer. Pilve will play his first gig with the band in Tavastia, Helsinki, on July 11th. Stratovarius had received more than 100 applications for the position from Finland as well as from abroad.

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Source: stratovarius.com
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Posted: 20.06.2012 by ja-vi | Comments (4)