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Eden Weint Im Grab - New Video Online

"Moritat Des Leierkastenmanns", the new video from German metallers Eden Weint Im Grab, can be viewed at this location.

"Moritat Des Leierkastenmanns" ("Ballad Of The Organ Grinder" in English) comes off the band's fourth album, entitled Geysterstunde I ("Witching Hour" in English), which will be released on May 6th via Winter Solitude Productions. More details about Geysterstunde I were previously reported over here.


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Source: youtube.com
Band profile: Eden Weint Im Grab
Posted: 20.04.2011 by Windrider | Comments (0)


Turisas - New Video Online

"Stand Up And Fight", the new video from Finnish metallers Turisas, can be viewed at this location. The clip was filmed on February 7 in the California desert with director Iain Sclater.

"Stand Up And Fight" is the title track of the band's third album, which was released on February 21, 2011 in Europe (on March 8 in North America) via Century Media Records.

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Source: centurymedia.com
Band profile: Turisas
Posted: 20.04.2011 by Kriegsphilosoph | Comments (16)


Kvelertak - New Video Online

"Ordsmedar Av Rang", the new video from Norwegian metallers Kvelertak, can be viewed at this location.

"Ordsmedar Av Rang" comes off the band's self-titled debut album, which was released on June 21, 2010 via Indie Recordings. Kvelertak received a North American release on March 15 via The End Records.

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Source: metal-hammer.de
Band profile: Kvelertak
Posted: 20.04.2011 by *!* | Comments (1)


The Poodles - New Video Online

"I Want It All", the new video from Swedish metallers The Poodles, can be viewed at this location.

"I Want It All" comes off the band's latest album, entitled Performocracy, which was released on April 15 via Frontiers Records.


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Source: youtube.com
Posted: 20.04.2011 by White Winter Sun | Comments (6)


Judas Priest - K.K. Downing Leaves The Band

Judas Priest have released a letter stating that original guitarist K.K. Downing has formally retired from the band, and will not join the band on the upcoming Epitaph World Tour. The band respect his decision and wish him well.

Replacing K.K. on the tour will be 31 year old British guitar player Richie Faulkner (Lauren Harris, Dirty Deeds), who has apparently blended into the band perfectly and will set the stage on fire.

The upcoming "Epitaph" tour will include songs from every Judas Priest studio album, including some the band have never performed before. It will be "heavy metal at its best complete with lasers, lights, bikes and hellfire!!"

The band also have another album due out next year.

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Source: judaspriest.com
Band profile: Judas Priest
Posted: 20.04.2011 by Baz Anderson | Comments (50)


Switchtense - New Song Streaming Online

The brand new song "Unbreakable" from the upcoming album of Portuguese Thrash metal band Switchtense is now streaming online at their MySpace. The song is also available for download at this location.

"Unbreakable" comes off Switchtense, the second album of the band which is set to be released on May 9th through Rastilho Records.

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Switchtense
Posted: 20.04.2011 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Norther - Entire New Album Streaming Online

Circle Regenerated, the new album from the Finnish extreme power metal band Norther, is now available for streaming in its entirety at Record Shop X. The stream will only be available until April 26th.


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More album details were previously reported over here. Specific release dates for Circle Regenerated are as follows:

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Source: recordshopx.com
Band profile: Norther
Posted: 20.04.2011 by Thryce | Comments (4)


Xerath - Entire New Album Streaming Online

II, the forthcoming album from UK metallers Xerath, is available for streaming in its entirety at this location.

II will be released in North America on April 25 via Candlelight Records. The follow-up to 2009's I is described in a press release as "a huge and fully refined slab of Xerath's unique sound from the production genius of Jacob Hansen (Aborted, Pestilence, Týr, Hatesphere) at Hansen studios (in Ribe, Denmark]). Xerath have combined the most brutal and technical elements of modern extreme metal to offer you something massive, cinematic, heavy, groovy and ultimately epic beyond compare."

"II" includes cover artwork by Colin Marks (Strapping Young Lad, Nevermore, Scar Symmetry). It also features a guest appearance by Emil Werstler (Dååth).

II cover art] tracklist:

01. Unite To Defy
02. God Of The Frontlines
03. Reform III
04. The Call To Arms
05. Machine Insurgency
06. Sworn To Sacrifice
07. Enemy Incited Armageddon
08. Nuclear Self Eradication
09. Numbered Among The Dead
10. The Glorious Death

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Source: xerath.net
Posted: 20.04.2011 by White Winter Sun | Comments (1)


Einherjer - New Album In September

Eight years after the release of Blot, legendary Viking metal act Einherjer will issue its comeback album on September 2 via Indie Recordings.

The CD was recorded at Studio Borealis and was produced by Einherjer's Frode Glesnes. Matt Hyde (Slayer, Monster Magnet) has mixed the effort.

Einherjer will play live at the Indie Recordings label night at John Dee in Oslo on Wednesday, April 20 during the Inferno Festival. Einherjer are also set to perform at Karmøygeddon Metal Festival, Brutal Assault and Summer Breeze.

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Source: roadrunnerrecords.com
Band profile: Einherjer
Posted: 19.04.2011 by Thryce | Comments (5)


Nervecell - Entire New Album Streaming Online

Psychogenocide, the new album of Dubai-based death-thrashers Nervecell, is now available for streaming in its entirety on the band's Facebook page. The stream will only be available until April 30th.

Psychogenocide was released on March 31st in the Middle East through Spellbind Records. The album will be released on April 29th in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and on May 2nd in the rest of Europe through Lifeforce Records. More album details were previously reported over here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Nervecell
Posted: 19.04.2011 by JD | Comments (0)


Morbid Angel - New Song Online

"Existo Vulgoré", a brand-new track from US death metal band Morbid Angel, has leaked on the interwebs and can be streamed in the YouTube clip below for the time being (read: before it gets taken down).


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"Existo Vulgoré" comes off the band's upcoming new album Illud Divinum Insanus, which will be released on June 6th in Europe and June 7th in North America through Season Of Mist. More album details were previously reported over here.

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Source: youtube.com
Band profile: Morbid Angel
Posted: 19.04.2011 by Thryce | Comments (29)


Symfonia - Entire New Album Streaming Online

In Paradisum, the new album from Symfonia - the melodic metal super group featuring members of Stratovarius, Angra, Helloween and Sonata Arctica - is now available for streaming in its entirety at AOL Music.

In Paradisum was released in Europe on April 1st and today, April 19th, in North America through Armoury Records. Some more album details were previously reported over here.

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Source: music.aol.com
Band profile: Symfonia
Posted: 19.04.2011 by Thryce | Comments (9)


Pain - New Video Online

"Dirty Woman", the new video from Swedish industrial metal band Pain, can now be watched below.

"Dirty Woman" comes off the band's upcoming new album You Only Live Twice, which will be released on June 3rd in Europe and June 21st in North America through Nuclear Blast Records. More album details were previously reported over here.

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Source: youtube.com
Band profile: Pain
Posted: 19.04.2011 by *!* | Comments (6)


Heidenfest - Line-Up And Tour Dates Announced

Attention to all European heathen warriors! In these fateful moments, a new horde of warlike and spiritual pagans is rising to pass Northern history, pre-Christian mysticism and epochal heroism in autumn 2011 in review. United under the auspicious banner Heidenfest, martial bandsmen fasten their longships and rushing forward to Central Europe from the highest North.

On board there's once more a gigantic line-up of the finest pagan and folk metallers: Finntroll, Turisas, Alestorm, Arkona, Trollfest, Skálmöld and with special guests Wintersun (+ one more special guest to be announced) on some extended shows.

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Source: heidenfest.eu
Event: Heidenfest 2011
Posted: 18.04.2011 by Thryce | Comments (7)


Skinless - Going On Indefinite Hiatus

After being almost 20 years around, US gore metal band Skinless have announced their demise.

Founding guitarist Noah Carpenter issued the following lengthy statement: "We know that many of our fans are restless and wondering what is happening with Skinless, and for the last few years we haven't even known either. I'm not going to go into a deep, detailed description of what has transpired since the Trample album, but we were plagued with line)up issues once again. The frustration of 1 step forward and 2 steps back forced me to just put the band on hiatus and try to recharge the batteries for a while.

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Skinless
Posted: 18.04.2011 by Kriegsphilosoph | Comments (16)