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Allegaeon - New Song Streaming Online

"Twelve - Vals For The Legions", a brand-new track from US melodic tech-death metallers Allegaeon can now be streamed on MetalSucks.

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Source: metalsucks.net
Band profile: Allegaeon
Posted: 01.05.2012 by Azoic | Comments (6)


Bal-Sagoth - Band Update

UK symphonic black metal band Bal-Sagoth has released a new update stating there are no concrete plans for a new album anytime soon. This information was offered up by the band's vocalist Byron "Lord" Roberts on the band's MySpace page: "Hail to all Bal-Sagoth fans! It's a question we get asked fairly frequently, so just to clarify the situation and eliminate any rumours before they spiral out of control, here is the current state of play regarding possible future Bal-Sagoth albums. Alas, contrary to what you might have heard, there are still currently no definite plans for a new Bal-Sagoth album."

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Bal-Sagoth
Posted: 01.05.2012 by BudDa | Comments (13)


Whitechapel - Reveal New Self-Titled Album Details, New Song Online

US deathcore outfit Whitechapel has revealed that the band's self-titled fourth album is slated for a June 19th release via Metal Blade Records. The band also unveiled the album artwork, tracklist and released the first single from the album, "Hate Creation", which can be streamed below.

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Band profile: Whitechapel
Posted: 01.05.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (7)


Mortal Sin - Disbanding

Australian thrash metal veterans Mortal Sin have announced that they will be breaking up for the fourth time in their history, following their most recent reformation in 2004. A statement from guitarist Ryan Huthnance reads as follows: "It's time the rumours were laid to rest. Yes, Mortal Sin is finished. Due to changing personal circumstances, as well as priorities, Luke and Nathan have both decided that their time with the band is at an end. This decision was not made lightly, and was not a result of the actions and words made by other parties who would lead you to believe it was."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Mortal Sin
Posted: 01.05.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (4)


Bilocate - Unveil New Album Artwork And Release Date

Jordanian dark oriental metallers Bilocate have revealed the cover artwork for Summoning The Bygones, their forthcoming album. The artwork was designed by Matthew Vickerstaff of Darkwave Art in the United Kingdom, who is working with Listenable Records and Peaceville Records and worked with bands such as My Dying Bride, Deicide, Morbid Angel, Cradle Of Filth, Decapitated, Hate Eternal and many more. Summoning The Bygones' official release date worldwide is on June 11th, 2012, via Code666 Records (Aural Music). More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Bilocate
Posted: 01.05.2012 by JD | Comments (6)


Roadrunner Records - Founder Steps Down, European Offices To Close

According to Billboard.biz, Roadrunner Records founder/CEO Cees Wessels is leaving the label 17 months after the completion of its sale to the Warner Music Group. Furthermore, approximately 36 staffers worldwide were let go.

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Source: billboard.biz
Posted: 01.05.2012 by Dizzeke | Comments (14)


Whorecore - New Song Streaming Online

Israeli deathgrind band Whorecore has released their new song "Alai", which is now available for streaming below, the first taste from their second full-length album entitled Makot. The new album will be the follow-up to 2006's debut Protection and the release date has not been announced yet.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Whorecore
Posted: 01.05.2012 by blackchord | Comments (3)


The Stranded - New Song Online

"Ill Will Future", the brand new track from The Stranded, a new project featuring Ettore Rigotti and screamer Claudio Ravinale from Disarmonia Mundi, guitarist Elliot Sloan and keyboard player Alessio NeroArgento, is currently streaming at this location. The song is taken from their forthcoming debut album entitled Survivalism Boulevard, which is scheduled for release on July 2nd via Coroner Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Disarmonia Mundi
Posted: 01.05.2012 by DEATH666 | Comments (1)


Dark Tranquillity - Re-Sign With Century Media Records

Official Century Media Records press release:

Century Media Records have renewed their deal for the 3rd time with Swedish melodic death metal legends, Dark Tranquillity. The influential band from Gothenburg released their first album on Century Media Records in 1999 and since then have released 6 albums plus 2 DVDs and a handful of special releases.

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Source: centurymedia.com
Band profile: Dark Tranquillity
Posted: 30.04.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (10)


Spineshank - New Song Online

"Nothing Left For Me", a brand new song from US industrial nu metallers Spineshank is currently streaming online at this location. The song comes off the band's first album in nine years, Anger Denial Acceptance, which will hit stores in Europe on June 18th and in North America on June 19th via Century Media Records.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 30.04.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (9)


Insision - To Release Anniversary Album

Swedish death metallers Insision are set to release a 15th anniversary double CD which will be titled 15 Years Of Exaggerated Torment. The cover art has been created by the designer artist "Rian" from Indonesia and can be viewed below.

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Source: myspace.com
Posted: 30.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (2)


Sarah Jezebel Deva - New EP Artwork Revealed

Sarah Jezebel Deva, ex-Cradle Of Filth backing vocalist, has revealed the cover art for her upcoming three track digital EP entitled Malediction, to be released on May 28th via Listenable Records. Soilwork's frontaman Björn "Speed" Strid will guest on Malediction's song "Lies Define Us" and Cradle Of Filth's vocalist Dani Filth will lend his voice to the song "This Is My Curse". You can see the cover art below.

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Posted: 30.04.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Netherbird - Part Ways With Bassist And Drummer

Swedish metallers Netherbird have issued the following statement about splitting with the band's drummer and bassist and working on a new EP: "Rumours about a line-up change has reached us through various sources so we thought it might be good to deliver the news ourselves rather than through the haze of whispers. On the official website we stated back in the day when Netherbird was still a studio project that 'The cast will change but the theatre of Netherbird will remain'. Those words were true when written, and they still are relevant today."

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 30.04.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Chimaira - Release New Lyric Video

"Losing My Mind", the brand new lyric video from US metallers Chimaira has premiered and is now available for viewing below. The song is taken from the band's latest release The Age Of Hell, which came out last year through Long Branch Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Chimaira
Posted: 29.04.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Ahab - New Song Streaming Online

"The Giant", a brand new song from German doom metallers Ahab, featuring the guest appearance of Enslaved's Herbrand Larsen, is currently streaming at their Soundcloud page. The song is the title track taken from the band's upcoming album The Giant, which will be released in May through Napalm Records. More album details were previously reported here and here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Ahab
Posted: 29.04.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (35)