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What Mad Universe - Latest Album Streaming Online

The latest album from the French post-rock band What Mad Universe, A Cosmic Chapter With Gaia, released back in 2010, is now available for free streaming in its entirety through their label, Apathia Records. You can listen to it at this location.

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Source: apathiarecords.com
Band profile: What Mad Universe
Posted: 03.10.2011 by Jehan - Apathia | Comments (5)


Devastating Enemy - New Album Set For 2012

Austrian melodic death metallers Devastating Enemy have announced on their Facebook page that they will release a new album in 2012.

They released their debut album, The Fallen Prophet (via Twilight distribution) back in March, 2011, and after the conclusion of the Demonic Alliance Tour with Darkane and Destinity in September/October, 2011, the band will return to the studio in December, 2011, to record the new album. Devastating Enemy will take this next step with their long-term producer Norbert Leitner (Studio Udio Media).

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Source: de-de.facebook.com
Posted: 02.10.2011 by DEATH666 | Comments (0)


Hate - New Video Online

"Erebos", the brand-new video from Polish blackened death metallers Hate can now be streamed in the YouTube-video below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Hate
Posted: 02.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (4)


Party.San Open Air 2012 - Immortal Confirmed As Headliner

Immortal has been confirmed as one of the headliners for next year's Party.San Open Air in Schlotheim, Germany. The festival takes place in August 9-11, 2012.

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Source: immortalofficial.com
Band profile: Immortal
Event: Party.San Open Air
Posted: 02.10.2011 by BrutalN00dle | Comments (2)


Grand Magus - Announce European Headlining Tour

Swedish metallers Grand Magus will hit the road early in 2012 across Europe. Support will come from the hand of Bullet, Steelwing, Skull Fist and Vanderbuyst.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Grand Magus
Event: Grand Magus: European Tour 2012
Posted: 02.10.2011 by Vombatus | Comments (16)


Anaal Nathrakh - Working On New Album

UK black/grind duo Anaal Nathrakh are currently in the studio working on their follow-up to Passion, released earlier this year through Candlelight Records.

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Source: candlelightrecordsusa.com
Band profile: Anaal Nathrakh
Posted: 01.10.2011 by pisymbol | Comments (4)


Su Ta Gar - New Album Details Revealed

After revealing that their new bass player will be Igor Díez, former guitar player of Kalte, the Basque heavy metal band Su Ta Gar detailed their forthcoming new album. It will be entitled Ametsak Pilatzen and it will be released next October. The first single of the album, "Norbera Bere Ametsen Jabe", is available for streaming at this location.

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Source: sutagar.com
Band profile: Su Ta Gar
Posted: 01.10.2011 by Sostoa | Comments (0)


Demonical - Drummer To Sit Out Tour

Demonical's drummer Ronnie Bergerståhl has been forced to sit out the Eastern Death Infernal Tour 2011 due to other commitments. The Swedish death metal band has however tapped Fredrik Widigs (Witchery live-drummer) to fill in behind the kit.

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Demonical
Posted: 01.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Bilocate - Jens Bogren To Mix And Master The Upcoming Album

The Jordanian dark oriental metal band Bilocate is currently mixing their new album at Fascination Street Studios in Sweden, with sound engineer Jens Bogren (Opeth, Katatonia, Bloodbath, Amon Amarth, Symphony X, Paradise Lost).

Ramzi Essayed finished recording the vocals for the new CD earlier this month at the In The Mix studios (Dubai - UAE) with Nash Planojevic, who is known for his work as a monitor engineer for Iron Maiden and Saxon.

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Source: jorzine.com
Band profile: Bilocate
Posted: 01.10.2011 by JD | Comments (3)


Skeletonwitch - Another New Song Online

US black/thrash metallers Skeletonwitch have posted another track on their official website, entitled "'Reduced To The Failure Of Prayer'", off of their upcoming new album Forever Abomination, which is due out in October 7th via Prosthetic Records. Forever Abomination will be their fourth full release and was produced by Grammy-winner Matt Hyde (Slayer, Hatebreed).

Information about their upcoming album was previously reported over here.

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Source: skeletonwitch.com
Band profile: Skeletonwitch
Posted: 01.10.2011 by pisymbol | Comments (2)


Nightwish - Announce European Tour

With the upcoming album Imaginaerum in the making, Finnish symphonic metallers Nightwish will embark on a European tour in support of the album in next year. The tour takes off in Göteborg/Gothenburg, Sweden on April 10th.

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Source: nightwish.com
Band profile: Nightwish
Event: Nightwish: Imaginaerum European Tour 2012
Posted: 30.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (26)


Tank - Begin Work On New Album

NWOBHM defenders Tank have begun work on a new album and the follow-up to their 2010 album War Machine.

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Tank
Posted: 30.09.2011 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Lock Up - Scandinavian Tour With Gadget, Pyramido

UK supergroup grinders Lock Up will embark on tour through-out Scandinavia in January next year. Dates can be seen below.

Support on the trek comes from Swedish grinders Gadget and stoner/doom metallers Pyramido.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Lock Up
Event: Lock Up + Gadget + Pyramido: Scandinavian Tour 2012
Posted: 30.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (0)


Mors Principium Est - Adds A Second Guitarist

Finnish metal band Mors Principium Est has announced that Andhe Chandler has now joined the band as a second guitarist.

The band posted the following short statement about acquiring a second guitar player to the group ranks: "Allrighty! Finally it did happen. We found the second guitar player! And the new guy is Andhe Chandler from New Zealand. Yes, New Zealand is pretty far, but don't worry, it will not affect our gigs in the future. Now we can concentrate on the new material with full force!"

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Source: morsprincipiumest.com
Band profile: Mors Principium Est
Posted: 30.09.2011 by Abattoir | Comments (6)


Angra - Edu Falaschi Takes A Break From Singing

Angra and Almah vocalist, Edu Falaschi, has announced that he will take a break from singing and focus on being a producer and a composer. However, he might return to take over vocal duties in the future.

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Source: edufalaschi.com.br
Band profile: Angra
Posted: 30.09.2011 by MacPolaris | Comments (23)