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Iced Earth - Premiere New Video

"Anthem", a brand new video from US power metallers Iced Earth has premiered exclusively at Revolvermag.com. The song comes off their latest output Dystopia, released last year. The video was shot in Cologne, Germany, during the European leg of Iced Earth's world tour and was produced and directed by Kosch Fabian Film.

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Source: icedearth.com
Band profile: Iced Earth
Posted: 24.01.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (10)


DragonForce - Forced To Cancel Soundwave 2012 Appearance

UK power metallers DragonForce have announced on their official website that they had to cancel their performance at the upcoming Soundwave Festival 2012 in Australia due to the delay in the completion of their new album.

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Source: dragonforce.com
Band profile: DragonForce
Event: Soundwave Festival 2012
Posted: 24.01.2012 by Flower Metal | Comments (6)


Overkill - New Album Title And Cover Art Revealed

US thrash metallers Overkill have announced that The Electric Age will be the title of the band's upcoming album, due to be released on March 27th via eOne Music and March 30th in Europe via Nuclear Blast Records. The Electric Age was recorded and mixed at Gain Studios in New Jersey, owned and operated by bassist D.D. Verni. This will be the band's follow-up to 2010's Ironbound.


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Source: noisecreep.com
Band profile: Overkill
Posted: 24.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (18)


OSI - New Album Details Revealed, Sampler Online

US progressive metallers OSI have announced the details of their upcoming new album. Entitled Fire Make Thunder, it is slated for release on March 23rd in Europe and March 27th in North America via Metal Blade Records. You can check out an album sampler in the video below.

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Source: metalblade.com
Band profile: OSI
Posted: 24.01.2012 by RcK | Comments (8)


King Diamond - Announce Return To The Stage

Danish heavy metallers King Diamond have announced on their official website that they will be returning to the stage soon, after joining forces with Nick Storch at ICM and Paul Ryan at The Agency Group to book new shows.

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Source: covenworldwide.org
Band profile: King Diamond
Posted: 24.01.2012 by NLthrasher | Comments (33)


Nightwish - Win EMMA Award For Imaginaerum

Finnish symphonic metallers Nightwish's new album Imaginaerum has earned them an EMMA Award for best selling album of the year in Finland.

The band had this to say about it: "Yesterday we received an EMMA award for the most selling album in Finland 2011. What makes this extra special is the fact that it did so in just four weeks! Again, we can nothing but bow before the loyalty and enthusiasm of our fantastic fans! Thank you!"

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Source: nightwish.com
Band profile: Nightwish
Posted: 24.01.2012 by JD | Comments (10)


Borknagar - New Album Artwork And Tracklist Revealed

Norwegian melodic black metallers Borknagar have unveiled the artwork and tracklist of their forthcoming album, Urd, which will be released on March 26th, 2012 in Europe as well as March 27th, 2012 in North America via Century Media Records. The album's artwork was designed by Brazilian artist Marcelo Vasco, who has already worked on the band's previous Universal release. More album details here.

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Source: borknagar.com
Band profile: Borknagar
Posted: 24.01.2012 by JD | Comments (4)


Goatwhore - New Song Online

"When Steel And Bone Meet", a brand-new song by US blackened death metallers Goatwhore can now be streamed on the webzine Bravewords.

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Source: bravewords.com
Band profile: Goatwhore
Posted: 24.01.2012 by Nekrokvlt | Comments (0)


Iron Maiden - New DVD Trailer Online

UK NWOBHM pioneers Iron Maiden have posted on their official website the trailer for the band's upcoming DVD, En Vivo, which hits stores on March 26th. You can watch it below. More details about the DVD were previously reported here.


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Source: ironmaiden.com
Band profile: Iron Maiden
Posted: 23.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (19)


Accept - New Album Release Date Confirmed, European Tour Announced

German heavy metallers Accept will follow-up Blood Of The Nations with their new album Stalingrad. Nuclear Blast has just confirmed that the album will be released on April 6th. More album details were previously reported here. Accept also recently announced their return to the stage for an European tour with UK metallers Hell, starting in Paris in April.

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Source: acceptworldwide.com
Band profile: Accept
Event: Accept: European Tour 2012
Posted: 23.01.2012 by JD | Comments (9)


Ministry - Reveal New Album Tracklist

After unveiling the cover art, US industrial metallers Ministry have now revealed the tracklist for their forthcoming new album Relapse, which will be released on March 3rd, 2012. Before that, the single "Double Tap" will be released as a maxi-single on February 24th.

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Source: jorzine.com
Band profile: Ministry
Posted: 23.01.2012 by JD | Comments (4)


Epica - New Album Teaser Online

Dutch symphonic metallers Epica posted on their official website the first teaser from the band's upcoming album, Requiem For The Indifferent, due to be released on March 9th, 2012, in Europe and four days later in North America via Nuclear Blast Records. This will be their fifth full-length album and it was recorded at Gate Studio in Wolfsburg, Germany, by Sascha Paeth. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: epica.nl
Band profile: Epica
Posted: 23.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (17)


Kataklysm - New DVD Teaser Online

Canadian death metallers Kataklysm have released a new teaser clip for their forthcoming DVD, The Iron Will: 20 Years Determined, which features a documentary and bonus CD materials. You can watch the clip below. The DVD will be released this Spring via Nuclear Blast Records. More details about the DVD were previously reported here. The cover art for the release, created by artist Colin Marks (Origin, Exodus, Nevermore), was also revealed.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Kataklysm
Posted: 23.01.2012 by JD | Comments (1)


Lacuna Coil - Unveil Limited Edition Dark Adrenaline Box Set

Italian gothic metallers Lacuna Coil will release their sixth studio album, Dark Adrenaline, tomorrow via Century Media Records. They have also issued a limited edition Dark Adrenaline box set - limited to 500 copies - featuring the digipak and vinyl versions of the album along with a hardcover photo book, a Lacuna Coil custom syringe pen and ink, a lyric pad, signed lithographs created by the band and more, all housed in a Lacuna Coil medical box.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Lacuna Coil
Posted: 23.01.2012 by JD | Comments (4)


Mouth Of The Architect - New Album In The Works For 2012

US sludge metallers Mouth Of The Architect have announced on their official website that they are working on new material to release this year. The band also plans to tour the US and Europe soon.

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Source: mouthofthearchitect.com
Band profile: Mouth Of The Architect
Posted: 23.01.2012 by tea[m]ster | Comments (6)