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Lacuna Coil - Entire New Album Streaming Online

Dark Adrenaline, the new album from Italian gothic metallers Lacuna Coil is now streaming online at Virgin Radio Italy and spin.com. The band's sixth album was released on January 24th via Century Media Records. More album details were previously reported here and here.


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Source: lacunacoil.it
Band profile: Lacuna Coil
Posted: 28.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (2)


Visions Of Atlantis - Announce Upcoming Album Title

Austrian symphonic metallers Visions Of Atlantis have announced via Facebook that their new album will be titled Ethera. The band is currently in the studio recording it and plans to release it this year.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Visions Of Atlantis
Posted: 28.01.2012 by DarkSymphony500 | Comments (6)


Sonisphere Festival - First Names Announced

The fourth edition of the Sonisphere festival in Spain will return to Getafe with Metallica as headliners, where they will play the Black Album in its entirety. Joining them will be Soundgarden, Slayer, Within Temptation, Mastodon, Children Of Bodom, Kyuss, Gojira, Clutch, Orange Goblin, Skindred, Ghost, Sister and Vita Imana, with more names still to be announced. The festival will take place through May 25th-26th and feature three stages and thirty artists. Tickets go on sale on January 31st.

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Source: sonispherefestivals.com
Event: Sonisphere Spain
Posted: 28.01.2012 by DaMaGeR | Comments (13)


Badfare State - Unveil Debut EP Details

Spanish crossover thrash metallers Badfare State have announced that the band has finished recording their debut EP entitled Socially Dead, which includes four tracks that blend old school thrash metal, hardcore/punk, heavy metal and rock. The band is currently searching for a label to release the EP, as well as a bassist and a second guitarist to complete their line-up. The song "Rich Men's War" is streaming online at their official MySpace page.


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Source: myspace.com
Posted: 28.01.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Blind Guardian - Update On New Upcoming Albums

Hansi Kürsch, the singer of the German power metal band Blind Guardian was recently interviewed by Radio Metal and talked about the two upcoming albums the band is working on.

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Source: radiometal.com
Band profile: Blind Guardian
Posted: 28.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (6)


Galneryus - New Video Online, To Release New DVD

"Fist Of The Blue Sky", a brand new video from Japanese power metallers Galneryus is now streaming online and you can watch it below. The song is featured on the band's recently released mini album 絆 (Kizuna) and is the theme song of the game Pachinko. The band also announced the release of a new DVD entitled Phoenix Living In The Rising Sun, set for a March 28th release. The performance was recorded at Shibuya AX and the DVD will come with a bonus live CD.


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Source: galneryusyumacher.com
Band profile: Galneryus
Posted: 28.01.2012 by Flower Metal | Comments (0)


Trail Of Tears - Part Ways With Drummer Cato Jensen

Norwegian gothic metallers Trail Of Tears have announced via Facebook that they have split with drummer Cato Jensen and are now seeking a replacement. Here's the statement from the band: "Today we have to announce that our long-time drummer Cato Jensen has parted ways with the band."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Trail Of Tears
Posted: 27.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (2)


Bloodstock Open Air 2012 - Nile And Mayhem Confirmed

The organizers of Britain's Bloodstock Open Air festival have announced that US death metal outfit Nile and Norwegian black metallers Mayhem are the latest bands to be confirmed for the event, which will take place at Catton Hall, Derbyshire, from August 10th-12th.

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Source: bloodstock.uk.com
Event: Bloodstock Open Air 2012
Posted: 27.01.2012 by JD | Comments (3)


Korpiklaani - Announce New Album Title, Track Available For Download

Finnish folk metallers Korpiklaani have announced on their official Facebook page that the title of the band's upcoming album will be Kunnia, due to be released in August via Nuclear Blast Records. "Metsälle", a brand new track has also been made available for download. The song was originally recorded last year when the band was competing to represent Finland in the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest. To download the new track, go to this location.


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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Korpiklaani
Posted: 27.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (13)


Deep Purple - New Album To Be Released In 2013

British hard-rock legends Deep Purple have announced on their official website that their new album will only be released in 2013. They decided to extend their writing and recording period through the summer of 2012. The last album the band released was back in 2005 (Rapture Of The Deep).

Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan commented: "We know we will disappoint some of our fans this summer. However, we look forward very much to our autumn/winter tour and continuing our worldwide tour with our new album in 2013."

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Source: deeppurple.com
Band profile: Deep Purple
Posted: 27.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (9)


Van Halen - New Song Preview Online

US hard-rockers Van Halen have posted online a preview of the song "Blood And Fire" taken from the band's upcoming album A Different Kind Of Truth, which will be released on February 7th through Interscope Records. You can listen to it below. Alternatively, you can listen to the preview of "Blood And Fire" and also "Stay Frosty" on the band's Facebook page (with a simple "Like").


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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 27.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (20)


Sunpocrisy - Reveal Debut Album Details

Italian progressive metallers Sunpocrisy have finished mixing and mastering their debut album titled Samaroid Dioramas, which was recorded between August and October 2011. The record is a concept album with 54 minutes of music, engineered by Riccardo Pasini at Studio 73 in Ravenna, Italy. The band also revealed the album's tracklist and four different cover arts.

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Source: it-it.facebook.com
Posted: 27.01.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (9)


Born Of Osiris - New Video Online

"Follow The Signs", a brand new video from US deathcore act Born Of Osiris is now available online and you can watch it below. The song comes off the band's latest output The Discovery, released last year through Sumerian Records. The video was directed by Andrew Pulaski.


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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Born Of Osiris
Posted: 27.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (4)


Red Fang - Premiere New Video

"Hank Is Dead", a brand new video from US stoner metallers Red Fang is now streaming online and you can watch it below. The song is taken from the band's latest album Murder The Mountains, released last year via Relapse Records. The video was directed by Whitey McConnaughy.


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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 27.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Metal Storm - Genital Grinder / Como Muertos Contest Winner

Over the last week we gave you the opportunity to win a 12" vinyl of the new split release from Apathia Records between Genital Grinder and Como Muertos.

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Posted: 26.01.2012 by Baz Anderson | Comments (3)