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Vorkreist - New Song Streaming Online

French black/death metallers Vorkreist will be releasing their new album Sigil Whore Christ on April 24th in Europe and May 22nd in North America via Agonia Records. The band has now posted online a new track, "Maledicte", from the upcoming release and you can listen to it at their Reverbnation page.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Vorkreist
Posted: 27.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Dying Fetus - New Album Teaser Online

The cover artwork for Reign Supreme, the brand-new upcoming album by US brutal tech-death metallers Dying Fetus and follow-up to 2009's Descend Into Depravity, have been revealed. Also a teaser for the album be streamed in the YouTube-video located below.

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Source: metalunderground.com
Band profile: Dying Fetus
Posted: 26.03.2012 by Rog-Mothoth | Comments (7)


High On Fire - New Album Streaming Online

De Vermis Mysteriis, the brand-new upcoming album from Oakland-based stoner trio High On Fire can now be streamed in its entirety over at NPR Music.

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Source: npr.org
Band profile: High On Fire
Posted: 26.03.2012 by Azoic | Comments (3)


Borknagar - New Song Available For Streaming

Norwegian melodic black metallers Borknagar are streaming the new track "Frostrite" through the band's Facebook page. To access the song, "Like" is required.

The song comes off the band's latest effort Urd, which is out today in Europe and tomorrow (March 27th) in North America through Century Media. More album details were previously reported here and here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Borknagar
Posted: 26.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (2)


Marduk - New Song Online

"M.A.M.M.O.N.", a brand-new song from the Swedish black metallers Marduk can now be streamed Metal Hammer and in the YouTube-video located below.

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Source: metal-hammer.de
Band profile: Marduk
Posted: 26.03.2012 by Azoic | Comments (8)


Mastic Scum - Former Singer Passes Away

Austrian grindcore veterans Mastic Scum have announced that their former vocalist Will has passed away last Friday (March 23rd). The band issued the following statement: "In deep sadness we have to announce that our friend and ex-member Will died by accident on Friday, March 23rd. We are all very shocked about his tragic death. Will joined Mastic Scum in 1993 and left the band in 2008. We had a great time and lot of experiences together. R.I.P. Will - we'll see us in another life!"

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Source: masticscum.com
Band profile: Mastic Scum
Posted: 26.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Powerwolf - Release Live Video

German power metallers Powerwolf have released an official live video for the song "Sanctified With Dynamite", which is now available for viewing below. The song comes off the band's latest release Blood Of The Saints.

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Source: powerwolf.net
Band profile: Powerwolf
Posted: 26.03.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Vertigo Steps - Entire New Album Streaming Online

Surface/Light, the new album from Portuguese dark progressive metallers Vertigo Steps is currently streaming online in its entirety at their Bandcamp page. The album will be released on April 30th through the band's new label Ethereal Sound Works. Before that, the band is releasing today the first single Sublight, which includes three songs from the new album and three videos. More details about the album were previously reported here and here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Vertigo Steps
Posted: 26.03.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


HolyHell - New Tour Dates Announced

US symphonic power metallers HolyHell have added two new tour dates to their European schedule. The band will play Ost Fest in Bucharest, Romania, on June 16th and the Dortmunder Music Week Festival in Dortmund, Germany, on July 9th. During their upcoming tour, the band will also perform music from their brand new studio album that will be released this summer.

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Source: holyhell.com
Band profile: HolyHell
Posted: 26.03.2012 by Flower Metal | Comments (0)


Djevel - New Drummer Announced

Norwegian black metallers Djevel have announced that their new drummer is Dirge Rep. You might know the guy from his work with bands such as Gehenna, Enslaved, Gorgoroth and Orcustus. The band is now working on their sophomore album entitled Besatt Av Maane Og Natt (in English: Possessed By Moon And Night).

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 26.03.2012 by Array | Comments (0)


Epica - Part Ways With Bassist, Replacement Announced

Dutch symphonic metal band Epica has released the following statement about parting ways with the bassist Yves Huts and his replacement: "It is with sadness that we announce that Yves Huts and Epica have decided to part ways. Yves has been with us from the start and has been of great value to the band. We want to thank Yves for his contribution to Epica's success and wish him the very best in his future career, whether musically or in a different way. We will never forget the good times we shared together on the road!"

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Source: epica.miraizou.net
Band profile: Epica
Posted: 25.03.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (9)


Dimmu Borgir - Announce More European Tour Dates

Norwegian symphonic black metallers Dimmu Borgir have announced new spring and summer European shows, starting in May. The band had previously announced a string of festival appearances in Europe, which now extend to headlining shows.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Dimmu Borgir
Posted: 25.03.2012 by ravendeath | Comments (6)


Skeletonwitch - Premiere New Video

"The Infernal Resurrection", a brand new video from US black/thrash metallers Skeletonwitch has premiered exclusively at this location. The song comes off the band's 2011 album Forever Abomination, released through Prosthetic Records. More details about this release here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Skeletonwitch
Posted: 25.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Animals As Leaders - Part Ways With Drummer

Navene Koperweis is no longer the drummer of US instrumental progressive metallers Animals As Leaders. He recently decided to leave the group. Filling in for him will be Matt Garstka (Gokh Bi System, Two Man Trio and Verse The Fire) on the band's upcoming European and North American tours.

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Source: prostheticrecords.com
Band profile: Animals As Leaders
Posted: 25.03.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Massacre - Sign With Century Media Records

Official Century Media Records press release:

Century Media Records is proud to announce a worldwide deal with Florida Death Metal icons Massacre. The band is resurrected with two of the original band members: band founders Rick Rozz (guitar) and Terry Butler (bass, also in Obituary). The line-up is completed with Ed Webb (ex-Diabolic, also in Destined To Ruin and Generichrist) on vocals duties and Mike Mazzonetto (ex-Pain Principle) on drums.

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Source: centurymedia.com
Band profile: Massacre
Posted: 25.03.2012 by Array | Comments (4)