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Scream The Prayer Tour 2012 - Dates And Line-Up Announced

Official press release:

Ain't No Grave Records is proud to announce that two of the label's recording artists will be appearing on this year's Scream The Prayer Tour. Sleeping Giant and The Great Commission will join Demon Hunter (on select dates), Emery, My Children My Bride, Close Your Eyes, Hundredth, Gideon, A Bullet For Pretty Boy, and Your Memorial. A list of dates are below, and more will be announced shortly.

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Source: aintnograverecords.com
Event: Scream The Prayer Tour 2012
Posted: 07.05.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (2)


Into Eternity - Former Guitarist Rob Doherty Passes Away

Former guitarist of Canadian progressive metal band Into Eternity, Rob Doherty, has passed away. Doherty was a member of Into Eternity from 2003 until 2005, and was most recently a member of Final Darkness. No further details about his death were disclosed so far.

The following message was posted on his band's Facebook page: "It is with incredible sadness that we must say good bye to our brother Rob - you will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved you... thank you for being a part of our lives. May you find peace my friend..."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Final Darkness
Posted: 06.05.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (13)


Be'lakor - Another New Song Online

Australian melodic death metallers Be'lakor have made another new track available for streaming from their upcoming third album Of Breath And Bone, to be released worldwide on June 1st via Kolony Records and Rockstar Records. "Absit Omen" can be streamed below. The band also announced on their Facebook page that pre-orders for the standard jewel case version of the album or the special edition digipack are now available at the band's official website and via Kolony Records. More album details here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Be'lakor
Posted: 06.05.2012 by Blizk | Comments (45)


Graveworm - European Headlining Tour Announced

Italian metallers Graveworm have announced the Fragments Of Death Tour 2012 across Europe. Special guests on the tour, which is scheduled for November this year, will include Agathodaimon, Hellsaw and Kadavrik.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Graveworm
Event: Graveworm: Fragments Of Death Tour 2012
Posted: 06.05.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (9)


Officium Triste - Band Update

Dutch death/doom masters Officium Triste have been working on a split in addition to their new album. The band posted the following update: "Here's an update on things we're working on. We have recorded 2 songs for a split CD with Ophis. The finishing touches on the mix are being done as we speak. Then the songs of both Ophis and OT will be sent to Greg of Esoteric who will master this. This CD will be called Immersed and will be out on Momento Mori from Spain. The plan is a June release."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Officium Triste
Posted: 06.05.2012 by BudDa | Comments (7)


Saratoga - New Song Online

"Juicio Final", the brand new song from Spanish power metal band Saratoga is now streaming online at this location. Alternatively, you can listen to it below. The song is taken from the band's ninth studio album Nemesis, which is scheduled for release on May 8th via Calle Underground Records. The album is the follow-up to 2009's Secretos Y Revelaciones. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: saratoga-agotaras.com
Band profile: Saratoga
Posted: 06.05.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Chrome Division - Line-Up Changes, Working On New Album

Norwegian metallers Chrome Division have issued the following announcement about lineup changes and working on their new album: "When a bottle of Jack is dry, out & empty, you have to replace it with fresh new ones in order for the party to keep on going!"

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Chrome Division
Posted: 06.05.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Poema Arcanus - Begin Working On New Album

Chilean progressive doom metallers Poema Arcanus have begun the recording sessions for their 5th album. The album release date is yet to be set. The band has though been confirmed for the 2012 edition of the Dutch Doom Days and will also take part in the Doom Over Vienna festival in Austria on October 26th. More tour dates should be announced for October/November.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Poema Arcanus
Posted: 06.05.2012 by BudDa | Comments (7)


Frequency Of Butterfly Wings - Songs From Debut Album Available For Download

Iranian melodic death/doom metallers Frequency Of Butterfly Wings are offering a free download of four songs from their debut album, which can be found here. These tracks are "Chaos Dreams", "Nocturnal", "Scum" and "Across The Sorrows", taken from their debut album The Butterfly Effect, which was released last year through Palapal Productions. The band is currently working on a new single.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Frequency Of Butterfly Wings
Posted: 06.05.2012 by .:Nataras:. | Comments (3)


Evocation - Part Ways With Bassist, Seeking Replacement

Swedish death metallers Evocation have announced the departure of bassist Martin "Tore" Toresson.

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Evocation
Posted: 06.05.2012 by BudDa | Comments (1)


Infinitum Obscure - Announce Line-Up Change

Mexican death metal outfit Infinitum Obscure will be functioning with only session drummers from now onwards.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Infinitum Obscure
Posted: 05.05.2012 by BudDa | Comments (10)


Tankard - Reveal New Album Tracklist And Release Date

German thrash metal veterans Tankard have revealed the tracklist for their forthcoming 30th anniversary album titled A Girl Called Cerveza. The album is scheduled for a July 27th release through Nuclear Blast Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Tankard
Posted: 05.05.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (6)


Cattle Decapitation - Entire New Album Streaming Online, Join Shockwave Festival Tour

Monolith Of Inhumanity, the upcoming new album from US grind/death metallers Cattle Decapitation is now streaming exclusively and in its entirety at this location. The album is set for release on May 4th in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy, May 7th throughout the rest of Europe and May 8th in North America via Metal Blade. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Cattle Decapitation
Posted: 05.05.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (5)


Gotthard - New Video Online

"Starlight", the brand new video from Swiss hard-rockers Gotthard is now available for viewing below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming new album entitled Firebirth, which hits stores on June 1st via Nuclear Blast. The clip was filmed in an old animal food factory near Berlin.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Gotthard
Posted: 05.05.2012 by BudDa | Comments (4)


Bonded By Blood - New Song Available For Download

US thrashers Bonded By Blood are offering a free download of their brand new song "Restless Mind" from their forthcoming album The Aftermath. This new track can be downloaded at this location, all you have to do is enter an e-mail address. The Aftermath will be released on July 2nd in Europe and July 3rd in North America through Earache Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Bonded By Blood
Posted: 05.05.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)