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Darkest Hour - Another New Video Online

"Your Every Day Disaster", the new video from US metallers Darkest Hour, can be exclusively viewed on Metal Hammer.

"Your Every Day Disaster" comes off the band's latest album, entitled The Human Romance, which was released on February 2011 via Century Media Records.


Band profile: Darkest Hour
Posted: 24.10.2011 by White Winter Sun | Comments (0)

Against The Plagues - New Song Streaming Online

Chicago-based, multinational, extreme-metal act Against The Plagues have released a brand new song from their upcoming-yet-to-be-titled album on the band's Myspace. You can also stream the song "Man's Modern World" below.


Band profile: Against The Plagues
Posted: 24.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (6)

Foret D'Orient - Ink Deal With Archaic North Entertainment, To Release Debut Album

Archaic North Entertainment official press release:

Archaic North Entertainment has discovered a rising star from the ashes of a dying world, and is excited to announce its latest signing to its ever expanding roster of artists. Foret D'Orient from Italy has just inked a deal with the Canadian label and the debut release Essedvm is scheduled for release on November 18th, 2011. The album will be available through the label as well as its distribution partners around the world.


Posted: 24.10.2011 by archaicnorth | Comments (2)

Evile - Metal Storm CD Giveaway Closed

The Metal Storm Evile CD giveaway is now closed! Thank you to all who participated, and better luck next time!

The competition was stiff, this being one of our most popular contests yet, but we have our winners:




You should be receiving your copy of Five Serpents Teeth shortly.

To everyone else - keep your eyes peeled for more contests in the future, we've got more goodies to give away soon!


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Posted: 24.10.2011 by Doc Godin | Comments (18)

Battlelore - Going On Indefinite Break

Posted by the band on Facebook

"Battlelore played their last foreign show for the time being in Belgium, at Metal Female Voices Festival IX, on Friday October 21st 2011. After that the band is going on an indefinite break from touring and making music.


Band profile: Battlelore
Posted: 23.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (20)

Panzerchrist - Part Ways With Guitarist

After being a member of Danish blackened death metal tank Panzerchrist for 9 years, guitarist Rasmus Henriksen has decided to leave the band.


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Posted: 23.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (21)

Black Sun Aeon - New Album Streaming Online

Blacklight Deliverance, the brand-new upcoming album from Finnish melancholic metallers Black Sun Aeon is now streaming in its entirety over at Kaaoszine.


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Posted: 23.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (6)

Versailles - To Release New DVD

Japanese power metal/J-Rock outfit Versailles have announced that they will release a new live DVD entitled Chateau De Versailles: Jubilee. The DVD comes out December 21st in two formats, the normal edition and the limited edition, and will contain their "Method Of Inheritance World Tour 2010 - Grand Final - Chateau de Versailles" concert held at Shibuya C.C. Lemon Hall on September 4th, 2010.


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Posted: 23.10.2011 by Flower Metal | Comments (3)

Electric Wizard - Begin Work On New Album

UK stoner/doom outfit Electric Wizard have announced that they have begun writing new material for what will become the band's next album.

The band wrote on their Facebook page: "Electric Wizard have begun work on the follow-up to last year's evil opus Black Masses. Material has been demoed at a secret location and was so 'malevolent and foreboding' that 2 tracks will see the light of day as a 7" EP scheduled for release at the forthcoming London Forum show on March 31st. The show will also feature previews of the new songs and (at last!) specially filmed sequences for the video show and more to be announced."


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Posted: 23.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (6)

Winds Of Plague - Premiere New Video

US deathcore/metalcore act Winds Of Plague has debuted a new video for the song "Refined In The Fire" at Alternatively, you can watch it below. The song is off of the band's latest output Against The World, which came out last April via Century Media Records.


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Posted: 23.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (3)

Melechesh - Finish Tour With Samael And Appear In Comic

Sumerian black metallers Melechesh have just returned from the Lux Mundi Europe Tour as special guests of label mates Samael. Mastermind, vocalist and guitarist Ashmedi offers the following positive summary: "So far we have completed our fourth tour, plus a festival run in support of The Epigenesis album. Yet we still have some more gigs to announce."


Band profile: Melechesh
Posted: 23.10.2011 by JD | Comments (0)

Running Wild - To Release New Album

German heavy metallers Running Wild have announced that they will release a new album entitled Shadowmaker, seven years after Rogues En Vogue, which is set for a worldwide release via Steamhammer/SPV in April 2012.


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Posted: 22.10.2011 by Flower Metal | Comments (19)

Korpiklaani - To Enter The Studio In November

Finnish folk metallers Korpiklaani will enter Petrax Studios next month to prepare their new album. The band posted the following on their official Facebook: "We are happy to announce that on November 7th we will invade the Petrax-studios in Hollola again to record our next album. The title is still subject of discussion, so we cannot reveal it. The amount of songs is unsure yet; we keep on writing… inspiration flows!"


Band profile: Korpiklaani
Posted: 22.10.2011 by Vombatus | Comments (25)

Hedon Cries - New Album Available For Download

Greek death metallers Hedon Cries have decided to release their new full-length album, The End Of The Path Is Nigh, as a free digital download on their official website. The album is offered in either 192kbps or 320kbps MP3 format. Plans for a vinyl release will follow shortly.


Posted: 22.10.2011 by pisymbol | Comments (0)

Royal Hunt - DVD Trailer Online

As reported earlier, Danish metallers Royal Hunt are set to release their new long-awaited DVD, entitled Future's Coming From The Past, which consists of new restored versions of their classic Japanese live albums - 1996 and Closing The Chapter (previously released only on VHS), with improved images and sound, and of course, bonus features! The DVD will be released on December 2nd in Europe and November 29th in North America via Frontier Records.


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Posted: 22.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (1)