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Overkill - New Single Streaming Online

"Electric Rattlesnake", a new song from US thrashers Overkill is now available for streaming below. The song is off the band's upcoming album entitled The Electric Age, scheduled for release on March 27th via eOne Music in North America and March 30th in Europe via Nuclear Blast Records. More details about the album can be found here.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Overkill
Posted: 29.02.2012 by BudDa | Comments (13)


The Haunted - Vocalist Peter Dolving Leaves The Band

Vocalist Peter Dolving has announced that he has officially left Swedish thrash metallers The Haunted. In the following post on his Facebook page, Dolving explicitly said he will not divulge the reasons for his departure: "I am officially quitting The Haunted. After years of working with the band, I am out. I have had it. I will not answer questions to why. It's no one else's business. Thank you very much. I am looking forward to seeing you people at other shows with other projects."

The band has also released the following statement on their official website confirming the departure: "Peter has decided to leave The Haunted permanently. We don't have any more news or info for you regarding this at the moment, but stay tuned for future updates... We just wanted to put and end to all the rumors out there."

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Source: the-haunted.com
Band profile: The Haunted
Posted: 29.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (14)


Barren Earth - New Video Online

"The Rains Begin", a brand new video from Finnish progressive metallers Barren Earth has premiered exclusively at this location. Alternatively, you can watch it below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming second album The Devil's Resolve, to be released on March 7th through Peaceville Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Barren Earth
Posted: 29.02.2012 by Blizk | Comments (7)


Hour Of Penance - New Song Online

"Sedition Through Scorn", a brand-new track from Italy's brutal death metal band Hour Of Penance can now be exclusively streamed on Terrorizer Magazine.

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Source: truecultheavymetal.com
Band profile: Hour Of Penance
Posted: 29.02.2012 by Azoic | Comments (8)


W.A.S.P. - Announce Confirmed European Dates On 30 Years Of Thunder Tour

After announcing their 30th Anniversary world tour, US heavy metallers W.A.S.P. have now confirmed their tour schedule for Europe with tour dates in the UK, Ireland, Sweden, The Netherlands, Belgium, France and Portugal. Previously, dates had been announced for Norway, Finland and Estonia with Badmouth.

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Source: waspnation.com
Band profile: W.A.S.P.
Event: W.A.S.P.: 30 Years Of Thunder
Posted: 29.02.2012 by ArgoP | Comments (5)


Carach Angren - New Album Title And Release Date Revealed

Dutch symphonic black metallers Carach Angren have revealed via Facebook that they have entitled their upcoming album Where The Corpses Sink Forever. The official release date has been set for May 18th this year via Season Of Mist. The band has also recently uploaded their first studio report, which can be viewed below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Carach Angren
Posted: 29.02.2012 by Windrider | Comments (5)


Inquisition - Sign With Season Of Mist

Official Season Of Mist press release:

Black metal powerhouse Inquisition just inked a deal with Season of Mist! The Americans' sixth album will be released on the Underground Activists division.

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Source: season-of-mist.com
Band profile: Inquisition
Posted: 29.02.2012 by Array | Comments (21)


Valient Thorr - New Song Streaming Online

"Beast With A Billion Eyes", a brand new song from US heavy metallers Valient Thorr is now streaming online exclusively at this location. The song comes off the band's split 7" with High On Fire, which was released on February 27th via Volcom's Vinyl Club.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 29.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Ephel Duath - In The Studio

Italian metallers Ephel Duath are working on their new EP, due in summer 2012 via their recently-signed deal with Agonia Records.

In a video filmed at Sharkbyte Studios (Machine Head, Exodus, High On Fire) in Oakland, California, drummer Marco Minnemann plays an extract from the song "Stardust Rain" and bass legend Steve DiGiorgio (Death, Testament, Sadus, Obscura) plays the intro of the song "Black Prism".

Erik Rutan will mix the EP at his Mana Recording Studio (Cannibal Corpse, Hate Eternal) in San Petersburg, Florida. Alan Douches will master the material at West West Side Music (Death, Mastodon, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Clutch) in New York.


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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Ephel Duath
Posted: 29.02.2012 by White Winter Sun | Comments (0)


Architects - New Album Cover Art Revealed

British metallers Architects will release their new album, entitled Daybreaker, on May 28 in Europe and June 5 in North America via Century Media Records.

The follow-up to The Here And Now was produced by the band with John Mitchell and Ben Humphreys at Outhouse Studios in Reading, the same team that previously worked on Architects' Hollow Crown CD. The cover artwork for the album was created by Paul Jackson (Tank.Axe.Love).


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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 29.02.2012 by White Winter Sun | Comments (1)


Nightwish - To Release Tour Edition Of Imaginaerum

Finnish symphonic metallers Nightwish have announced the release of a Tour Edition of the band's new album Imaginaerum on April 13th. This special edition will contain two CDs and one DVD in a slipcase digibook. Additionally, there will be a 2LP release of the orchestral version on black or crystal vinyl in a gatefold. This orchestral version is new and not the instrumental mix found on the initial Imaginaerum 2CD releases.

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Source: nightwish.com
Band profile: Nightwish
Posted: 28.02.2012 by Flower Metal | Comments (15)


Lamb Of God - Forced To Cancel Show In Brazil Due To Scheduling Conflict

US groove thrash metallers Lamb Of God have cancelled the band's previously announced show in Curitiba, Brazil. The following press release was issued about the cancellation: "Liberation Music Company is very sorry to announce that, due to irreversible logistics problems, Lamb Of God's appearance in Curitiba, Brazil, with Hatebreed and Lacuna Coil on April 1st had to be cancelled."

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Source: willie-adler.allaxess.com
Band profile: Lamb Of God
Event: Lamb Of God: South American Tour 2012 [CANCELLED]
Posted: 28.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (4)


Accept - New Song Online

"Stalingrad", a brand new song from legendary German heavy metallers Accept is now available for streaming below. The song is off the band's upcoming album also entitled Stalingrad, which has been penned for an April 6th release via Nuclear Blast Records. More album details were previously reported here and here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Accept
Posted: 28.02.2012 by BudDa | Comments (13)


Autopsy - Song From New Compilation Album Streaming Online

"Mauled To Death", a re-recorded song from US death metallers Autopsy is now streaming online at Pitchfork. The song is featured on the band's new compilation of re-mastered classics and rarities entitled All Tomorrow's Funerals, released on February 20th via Peaceville Records. All Tomorrow's Funerals contains re-mastered versions of all Autopsy's past EP's from Retribution For The Dead to The Tomb Within, plus four new tracks.

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Source: pitchfork.com
Band profile: Autopsy
Posted: 28.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Demon Hunter - New Song Streaming Online

"Someone To Hate", a brand new song from US metalcore outfit Demon Hunter, is now streaming online at the band's Facebook page. The song is taken from their upcoming new album, True Defiance, out on April 10th via Solid State Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Demon Hunter
Posted: 28.02.2012 by Dane Train | Comments (2)