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Pain Of Salvation - Recording Acoustic Album

As some of you may or may not know, Swedish progressive metallers Pain Of Salvation have recently started recording an acoustic album. It is being called Clean for the time being. The band might have been inspired by the acoustic show they played on June 8th at the Parkbühne Geyserhaus in Leipzig, Germany.

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Source: painofsalvation.com
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Posted: 02.07.2012 by Armin | Comments (6)


Vader - Announce Summer Shows And Touring Plans For 2012

Polish death metallers Vader have been relatively quiet lately in terms of updates. But the band has now checked in with the following statement about their upcoming tour activity until the end of the year: "Tomorrow Vader will start their overseas journey to South America. They will visit Columbia, Venezuela, Peru and Argentina. We plan a second leg of the tour at the end of 2012. Due to their performance at the Metalfest Open Airs in May, Vader will not be seen on most of the major summer festivals."

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 02.07.2012 by Armin | Comments (0)


Slipknot - Guitarist Pulls Out Of Rockstar Tour

Slipknot has announced that guitarist Jim Root will not be participating in the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem tour due to health issues for an unknown length of time. The tour kicked off in San Bernardino, CA, on June 30th and will run until the beginning of August.

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Source: slipknot1.com
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Posted: 02.07.2012 by Armin | Comments (3)


Therapy? - Drummer Sits Out July/August Festivals

Bad luck for those who were planning to see Therapy? on their upcoming summer festival dates. The band has just announced that drummer Neil Cooper will sit out the band's festival shows in July and early August in support of the band's latest release A Brief Crack Of Light.

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Source: therapyquestionmark.co.uk
Band profile: Therapy?
Posted: 02.07.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Demonical - Part Ways With Guitarist

Swedish death metallers Demonical have issued the following announcement about parting ways with guitarist Pablo Magallanes only two months after he joined: "As a lot of people have asked us during the past months what's up with the Demonical line-up we feel that it is time to sort things out. Since February Pablo Magallanes is no longer a member of Demonical. Only about two months after he officially joined the band we had to part ways due to him moving back to South America and as a result of this, some of the shows during the spring were done as four-piece."

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Source: demonical.net
Band profile: Demonical
Posted: 02.07.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Trollfest - Release Lyric Video

"Illsint", a brand new song from Norwegian folks Trollfest is now available for viewing on the lyric video by Manskow Productions below. The song will also be available for download until Friday, July 6th here. The song will appear on the band's fifth album Brumlebassen, due for release via NoiseArt Records on August 24th.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 01.07.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Borgne - New Song Online

Swiss black metallers Borgne are currently streaming the 11-minute epic song "Suffer As I Paid My Grave" from their new album Royaume des Ombres at this location. The album was freshly released through Sepulchral Productions and followed Entraves de l'âme, released back in 2010.

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Source: gunshyassassin.com
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Posted: 01.07.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


The Grotesquery - Streaming New Album

The second album from Swedish death metallers The Grotesquery, titled The Facts & Terrifying Testament of Mason Hamilton: Tsathoggua Tales, was recently released and is now streaming in its entirety on their Bandcamp page. The band is currently working on two tracks for a split with Intestinal.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 01.07.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Trepalium - New Album Available For Streaming

H.N.P., the brand new album from French death metal machine Trepalium is currently streaming online in full at this location. The band's fourth studio was officially released last month via Klonosphere/Season Of Mist and is the follow-up to 2009's XIII.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 30.06.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Anthrax - To Release Covers EP In September (Update)

US thrashers Anthrax are planning to issue a special EP of cover songs in September to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the release of the band's latest album, Worship Music.

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Source: metalinjection.net
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Posted: 30.06.2012 by Bad English | Comments (18)


Ulcerate - Announce Mini Australian Tour

New Zealand's extreme metallers Ulcerate have announced a string of Australian tour dates for September. This short run of dates will be the band's last shows this year before preparing a fourth full-length album and Relapse Records debut release. Support on each date will be announced shortly.

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Source: ulcerate-official.com
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Posted: 30.06.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (3)


Eternal Gray - Part Ways With Vocalist And Bassist, Replacements Announced

Israeli metal band Eternal Gray has released the following statement regarding line-up changes: "We would like to announce that after being several years in the band, Oren Balbus (vocals) and Gil Ben-Yaakov (bass) are no longer part of Eternal Gray. Gil and Oren have been our friends and band members for over seven years now, in which Your Gods, My Enemies was recorded, as well as numerous unforgettable shows were played together."

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 30.06.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Unleash The Archers - To Release 7" Vinyl EP In July

Canadian power metal band Unleash The Archers has announced that they will release their new 7" vinyl three-song EP entitled Defy The Skies on July 26th. However, the band will pre-release all the tracks digitally via their Bandcamp. So, starting on July 5th, the band will release a new song every week leading up to the EP release date. The artwork for the EP was created by JP Fournier and can be seen below.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 30.06.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Karybdis - Entire Debut Album Streaming Online

From The Depths, the debut album from UK extreme metallers Karybdis is now streaming in its entirety at this location. The album was produced by Russ Russell (Napalm Death, Evile, Dimmu Borgir) of Parlour Studios in the UK, it will be released on July 2nd and you can order it at their Bandcamp page.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 30.06.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Static-X - Band Returns With Summer 2012 Tour

After going on hiatus ever since 2009, US industrial metallers Static-X will be back on the road this summer on their Noise Revolution Tour. The band will embark on dates beginning on July 15th at the Ink Life Tattoo Convention at the El Paso Coliseum.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Static-X
Posted: 29.06.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (5)