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Suspyre - New Song Streaming Online

"The Fire Dancer", a brand new song from US prog metal act Suspyre is currently streaming online at the band's Reverbnation page. The track is taken from their upcoming new album, which according to the band is in the final stages of production and will be self-released soon.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Suspyre
Posted: 19.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (2)


Sonisphere France - First Bands Announced

The second edition of the French Sonisphere has been confirmed with the announcement of the first bands: Faith No More, Evanescence, Marilyn Manson, Wolfmother, Machine Head and Soulfly.

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Source: fr.sonisphere.eu
Event: Sonisphere France
Posted: 19.02.2012 by Sjuk | Comments (1)


Svartsot - Recruit New Guitarist

Danish folk metallers Svartsot have announced Michael Alm as the band's new guitarist, who had previously been a member of now disbanded Fairytale Abuse. He will be replacing Uffe Dons Petersen.

The band broke the news via their Facebook: "We can also announce a new and grizzled face in the 2nd guitar slot - and he is Alm, formerly of Jydsk black metallers Fairytale Abuse. Obviously we take this position very seriously and so we were sure to put him through a rigorous interview process leaving nothing whatsoever to chance. 'Have you got an unfeasibly huge beard?' 'Yes.' 'You're in!'"

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Svartsot
Posted: 19.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Ensiferum - Begin Recording New Album

Finnish metallers Ensiferum have entered the studio to begin recording their fifth album for a late spring/early summer release via Spinefarm Records. The drums, bass, grand piano and Hammond organ parts are being tracked at Petrax studio in Hollola, Finland while the rest will be laid down at Yellow House studio in Hämeenlinna, Finland with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, Lordi, Apocalyptica, Sentenced, Amorphis).

The first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the new CD recording process can be viewed at this location.


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Source: ensiferum.com
Band profile: Ensiferum
Posted: 19.02.2012 by White Winter Sun | Comments (19)


Dark Empire - New Song Online

"The Crimson Portrait", a brand new song from US progressive/power metallers Dark Empire is now streaming exclusively at Noisecreep. The song is taken from the band's third release entitled From Refuge To Ruin, which will hit stores on March 27th via Nightmare Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Dark Empire
Posted: 19.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (4)


5 Star Grave - New Album Samples Streaming Online

Italian heavy metallers 5 Star Grave have been streaming online samples from their upcoming album Drugstore Hell, to be released through Massacre Records in late April. The latest one available is from the song "Dead Girls Don't Say No" and you can listen to it at this location.

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Source: 5stargrave.com
Band profile: 5 Star Grave
Posted: 19.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


DragonForce - New Song Streaming Online

"Fallen World", the brand new single from British speed power metallers DragonForce is now streaming online at this location. Alternatively, you can listen to it below. The song comes off the band's forthcoming album The Power Within, which will hit stores on April 15th via the band's own Electric Generation Recordings. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: DragonForce
Posted: 18.02.2012 by Torgo | Comments (39)


Fields Of The Nephilim - Release New Video

"Penetration", a new live video from gothic metallers Fields Of The Nephilim is currently available for viewing here. The video is taken from their upcoming live album/DVD titled Ceremonies, to be released on March 19th via EMI.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Fields Of The Nephilim
Posted: 18.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (6)


Negator - New Song Online

"Bringer Of War", a brand-new track from the German tank assault Negator can now be streamed exclusively on Metal Hammer.

"Bringer Of War" comes off the band's as yet untitled upcoming album, and follow-up to 2010's Panzer Metal.

Source: metal-hammer.de
Band profile: Negator
Posted: 18.02.2012 by Nekrokvltist | Comments (2)


Crystal Viper - Unveil New Album Cover Art And Tracklist

Polish heavy metallers Crystal Viper have unveiled the cover art and a partial tracklist for their upcoming new album Crimen Excepta, to be released on April 27th (Europe) and April 24th (North America) via AFM Records. The cover artwork was created once again by Chris Moyen (who has previously worked with Slayer, Beherit and Blasphemy). More album details were previously reported here and here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Crystal Viper
Posted: 18.02.2012 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Sonisphere Spain - New Bands Announced

Eight new bands have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Sonisphere Spain festival: The Offspring, Machine Head, Fear Factory, Paradise Lost, Evanescence, Rise To Remain, Kobra And The Lotus and Six Hour Sundown (new band with Lauren Harris as frontwoman).

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Source: es.sonisphere.eu
Event: Sonisphere Spain
Posted: 18.02.2012 by DaMaGeR | Comments (0)


Axxis - To Release Cover Album, New Studio Album In 2013

German heavy/power metallers Axxis have revealed that the band will release a cover album in 2012 and a new studio album in 2013. The band issued the following update on their official website: "Axxis are going to release a cover song album in 2012 and they start working on a new 'regular' Axxis album for 2013."

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Source: axxis.de
Band profile: Axxis
Posted: 18.02.2012 by Flower Metal | Comments (0)


Avatar - Entire New Album Streaming Online

Swedish melodic death metallers Avatar have made their new record titled Black Waltz available online for full streaming at AOL Music. Black Waltz was released in North America on February 14th through eOne Music.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Avatar
Posted: 18.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Infinite Tales - Release New Video

"Before Our Last Stand", the brand new video from Ukrainian gothenburg metallers Infinite Tales is now available for viewing below. The song is the new single taken from the band's upcoming album expected in 2012. The video was directed by Ingwar Dovgoteles and presented by Infinite Frames Production.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 18.02.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


4ARM - New Video Online

"Submission For Liberty", a brand new video from Australian thrash metallers 4ARM is streaming online and you can watch it below. The song comes off the band's latest output Submission For Liberty, released on February 6th via Rising Records. The video was filmed and edited by Steve Ravic of Majestic Films.

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Source: 4arm.net
Posted: 18.02.2012 by CHEF METAL HEAD | Comments (0)