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Devin Townsend - Touring Europe With Fear Factory And Sylosis In November

Canadian prog madman Devin Townsend and US industrial masters Fear Factory have just announced the first round of dates on their The Epic Industrialist Tour over Europe throughout November and December. Sylosis will also accompany them as special guests with additional dates to follow later this month. There is no rest for Devin as he will also be touring North America with Katatonia and Paradise Lost on their Epic Kings & Idols Tour.

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Posted: 11.06.2012 by DaMaGeR | Comments (12)


Orphaned Land - Guitarist Matti Svatizky Leaves The Band

Matti Svatizky has decided to part ways with the long-running Israeli metal proggers Orphaned Land. One of the original founders of the band, Matti has issued the following statement: "To all of Orphaned Land's fans, from this moment on I will no longer be a part of the band."

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Posted: 11.06.2012 by RocknRaven | Comments (4)


Nervecell - Announce Short Middle East Tour

Dubai's extreme metal heavyweights Nervecell will be kicking off their Psychogenocide Middle East Tour 2012 this summer. This tour will be the first of its kind to take place in the Middle East.

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Event: Nervecell: Psychogenocide Middle East Tour 2012 Part I
Posted: 11.06.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (5)


Aeternam - New Track Streaming Online, Unveil New Album Artwork

Canada-based oriental death metallers Aeternam have released a new song, "Invading Jerusalem", from their upcoming second album Moongod, set to be released later this year via Galy Records. The band also unveiled the album's artwork, created by Pascal Laquerre. More album details, including the tracklist, were previously reported here.

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Posted: 11.06.2012 by Deinonychus | Comments (6)


Wolven Ancestry - Release New Video

"March Forth Under Tortured Skies", the brand new official video from Canadian melodic black metallers Wolven Ancestry has premiered and you can now watch it below. The song is taken from their 2009 album Silence Of The Boreal, released through Archaic North Entertainment. The video was filmed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at Hard Luck Bar during the Transilvanian Legacy Tour in 2012 with Negură Bunget.

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Posted: 11.06.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Christopher Lee - New Video Online, Second Album On The Way

Iconic actor Christopher Lee has recently announced that at the age of 90, he will release his second metal album, The Omens Of Death, under the Charlemagne moniker he used two years ago for his first metal album, Charlemagne: By The Sword And The Cross. To celebrate that, he has released a new video for the song "The Bloody Verdict Of Verden", taken from his debut album released in 2010, available for viewing below.

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Posted: 11.06.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (29)


Anathema - Announce Additional European Dates

Good news for the European fans of Anathema. The band has just announced further 11 dates on their European tour for October, where they will be promoting their new album Weather Systems. In addition to that, they will accompany Opeth as their special guests on a selection of their UK and European shows in November. This tour also includes three very special unplugged shows. Tickets go on sale on June 15th.

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Posted: 10.06.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (6)


Carach Angren - Entire New Album Streaming Online

Where The Corpses Sink Forever, the brand new album from Dutch symphonic black metal act Carach Angren was released on June 5th in North America via Season Of Mist. If you haven't picked up the release yet, you'll get the chance to hear the complete album in its entirety at this location.

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Posted: 10.06.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Scarab - New Song Online

After revealing the band's new album artwork, Egyptian death metallers Scarab have now released, as promised, a brand new song from their upcoming second album Serpents Of The Nile. The title track is streaming online here, accompanied by lyrics.

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Posted: 10.06.2012 by ORPHIC | Comments (3)


Rumpelstiltskin Grinder - New Track Available For Streaming

Philadelphia thrashers Rumpelstiltskin Grinder are preparing to unload Ghostmaker, the band's third studio album, and first for Candlelight Records, in North America on June 19th. The title track to Ghostmaker has now been unleashed and you can listen to it at Stereokiller here. More album details were previously reported here.

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Posted: 10.06.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (2)


Blackthorn - New Single Streaming Online

Russian all-female gothic/black metal act Blackthorn have released their new single Era Obscura online. You can now listen to Era Obscura at the band's Reverbnation page or at the MSR Productions Soundcloud page here.

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Posted: 10.06.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Barge To Hell 2012 - Corrosion Of Conformity Joins The Line-Up

US stoner veterans Corrosion Of Conformity are the latest act confirmed for this year's Barge To Hell, the world's most extreme Metal Cruise, where everyone has a backstage pass and you can mingle side-by-side with the artists.

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Posted: 09.06.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (21)


Paradise Lost - Drummer To Miss Some Shows, Replacement Announced And Greatest Hits Sampler Online

Adrian ''The Swede'' Erlandsson, Paradise Lost's drummer, will not be performing on a couple of their upcoming shows. He will be replaced by Jeff Singer. The band posted the following: "Due to diary clashes we are sorry to say Adrian Erlandsson won't be playing with the band when they appear at Costa De Fuego on the 20th July, and also Wacken on the 4th August. However we didn't want to let anyone down, so we are pleased to welcome back the lovely Jeff Singer as special guest drummer for both these shows!"

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Posted: 09.06.2012 by BudDa | Comments (4)


A Forest Of Stars - New Song Excerpt Streaming Online

Prophecy Productions has released a sample from the song "Gatherer Of The Pure", taken from British atmospheric black metallers A Forest Of Stars' upcoming album A Shadowplay For Yesterdays, which is now available for streaming below. The full video will be unveiled in late June. You can now have a first taste of what is to come. Also, mark your calendars, the album comes out on July 20th via Lupus Lounge/ Prophecy Productions. More details about the album were previously reported here.

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Posted: 09.06.2012 by BudDa | Comments (10)


Pentagram - Announce New Drummer

American doom veterans Pentagram have a new band member in their ranks. They issued the following announcement about recruiting a new drummer: "Drummer Sean Saley has joined Pentagram. Influenced by the likes of Bill Ward, Ian Paice, and Les Binks, drummer Sean Saley grew up on hard rock and heavy metal before taking a turn as drummer for DC underground punk legends Government Issue in the 80s."

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Posted: 09.06.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (0)