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Journey - New Compilation In November, Details Revealed

Greatest Hits Vol. 2, a brand-new collection of original recordings by the mega-platinum band Journey, will be available as a single CD, digital download, and special gatefold double-vinyl edition (which includes a code for a free digital download of the vinyl remastered album), starting November 1st.

This new package from Columbia/Legacy, spans singles and album tracks recorded between 1978 and 1996.

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Source: bravewords.com
Posted: 05.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (7)


1349 - To Release First-Ever Live DVD, Details Revealed

Norwegian black metal outfit 1349 are set to release their first-ever live DVD, entitled Hellvetia Fire - The Official 1349 Bootleg, on the 24th of October through Candlelight Records.

The DVD was filmed live at the Bikini Test Club in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland on November 12, 2005. It also features a special live appearance from Tom Fischer (Hellhammer, Celtic Frost, Triptykon).

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Source: legion1349.com
Band profile: 1349
Posted: 05.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (2)


Immolation - To Release Anniversary EP

Scion A/V has announced the release of a new five-track digital EP and music video from Yonkers, New York-based death metal veterans Immolation.

Providence will be available as a free download via Scion A/V. The EP will also be distributed for free in CD and vinyl formats at shows during the Immolation North American tour 2011 and at select Scion partner retail locations.

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Source: roadrunnerrecords.com
Band profile: Immolation
Posted: 05.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (11)


Dawn Of Demise - Working On New Album

Danish death metallers Dawn Of Demise are currently working on their new album, which will be the follow-up to A Force Unstoppable, released in 2010.

The band issued a very short update on their Facebook page: "The next album will contain 12 songs and the running time will be 40 minutes. Tue Madsen (Halford, The Haunted, Sick Of It All, Behemoth, Kataklysm, etc.) will be engineering, mixing and mastering it, and finally the cover is being handled by Marco H (Fleshgod Apocalypse, Septycal Gorge, Vomit The Soul, etc.). So you know."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Dawn Of Demise
Posted: 05.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (1)


Katatonia - To Reissue For Funerals To Come

Swedish metallers Katatonia have announced that the rare mini-album For Funerals To Come will be reissued through Peaceville Records on vinyl with two extra tracks and limited to only 1500 copies.

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Katatonia
Posted: 05.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (8)


Behemoth - New Video Online

Blackened death Polish monsters Behemoth have released the video for "Lucifer" off of their 2009 effort Evangelion. Head over to this location to watch the uncensored version and below for the censored version. "Lucifer" is the final track off the aforementioned album and clocks in at over eight minutes long, and is one of the most atmospheric and foreboding songs in Behemoth's vast catalogue. The video was shot in Wroclaw, Poland, and stars the song's guest vocalist, Maciej Malenczuk.

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Behemoth
Posted: 05.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (17)


Illnath - Ink Deal With Pitch Black Records, New Album Details

The guys at Pitch Black Records have welcomed Danish female-fronted melodic death metal outfit Illnath to their roster of artists with the band's third release, Third Act In The Theatre Of Madness scheduled for release on November 18th (November 21st in the UK) 2011. "Snake Of Eden", a new song off of the upcoming album is also streaming online at this location.

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Source: pitchblackrecords.com
Band profile: Illnath
Posted: 05.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (4)


Scarab - New Album Details Revealed

Egyptian death metal band Scarab have announced that their upcoming new album Serpents Of The Nile is now in the last mixing stage. The final touches are being laid before they send it straight into mastering phase. The album contains 7 tracks and is scheduled to be released in early 2012.

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Source: scarabegypt.com
Band profile: Scarab
Posted: 05.10.2011 by JD | Comments (1)


Nightrage - Guitarist Forced To Sit Out Upcoming Tour, Replacement Announced

Nightrage guitarist Olof Mörck will be forced to sit out the band's Frets Of Fury tour with Firewind, White Wizzard and Arsis throughout the U.S. and Canada in October. Filling in for him during the trek will be former Cellador/Circle II Circle guitarist Bill Hudson.

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Band profile: Nightrage
Event: Firewind: Frets Of Fury North American Tour
Posted: 04.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (2)


Fuck The Facts - New Album Streaming Online

Die Miserable, the brand-new upcoming album by Canadian noisegrinders Fuck The Facts can now be streamed in its entirety on Exclaim! Magazine.

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Source: exclaim.ca
Band profile: Fuck The Facts
Posted: 04.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (0)


Oranssi Pazuzu - New Song Online

"Komeetta", a brand-new song from Finnish psychedelic black metallers Oranssi Pazuzu can now be streamed in the YouTube-video below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Oranssi Pazuzu
Posted: 04.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (7)


Skeletonwitch - Two New Songs Online

"This Horrifying Force (The Desire To Kill)" and "Sink Beneath Insanity", two brand-new song from US blackened thrash metallers Skeletonwitch can now be streamed on Revolver Magazine and Pitchfork.

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Source: revolvermag.com
Band profile: Skeletonwitch
Posted: 04.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (3)


Shining - Frontman Announce Solo Release

Niklas Kvarforth, founder and frontman of Swedish Extreme Metallers Shining, has announced details of the upcoming release of a solo project that will chart fifteen years of his often controversial musical career. Fifteen Years Of Absolute Darkness, scheduled for release on Spinefarm Records on the 7th December this year, will feature 15 tracks from various bands on which Kvarforth has guested on vocals.

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Source: patriciathomasmanagement.com
Band profile: Shining
Posted: 04.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (7)


Necrophobic - Sign To Season Of Mist, Line-Up Changes, New Album Next Year

French metal label Season Of Mist is thrilled to welcome Swedish champions Necrophobic to the roster!

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Necrophobic
Posted: 04.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (0)


Shining [NOR] - European Tour In November, To Release Live Album And DVD

Since Norway's jazz-metal outfit, Shining, shocked the music world with their genre-defining and now classic Blackjazz in January 2010, people have been asking themselves if it's humanly possible at all to reproduce the sheer ferocity and aggressiveness on a stage, while still retaining the machinelike precision displayed in their punishing studio tracks. See for yourself that Shining makes it more than possible when they tour Europe this November.

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Source: p2rdesign.com
Band profile: Shining (NOR)
Event: Shining [NOR]: European Tour
Posted: 04.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (6)