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Rage - New Song Online

"Twenty One", a brand new song from German heavy metallers Rage is now streaming online at this location. The song comes off the band's 21st studio album, appropriately titled 21, which is scheduled to be released on February 24th via Nuclear Blast Records. 21 was recorded at Twilight Hall Studio in Grefrath, Germany, with Charlie Bauerfeind. More album details here.


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Source: nuclearblast.de
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Posted: 14.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (6)


Nightwish - To Release New Single In February

Finnish symphonic metallers Nightwish will release the second single "The Crow, The Owl And The Dove" off the album Imaginaerum, on February 29th via Nuclear Blast Records. You can pre-order it at this location. Along with the title track, the single will include a previously unreleased song called "The Heart Asks Pleasure First". The cut will be available in two different versions, including an instrumental one. "The Crow, The Owl And The Dove" is featured in three versions: the radio-edit, album version and an instrumental.


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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 14.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (20)


Evocation - Sign With Century Media

Century Media press release:

Century Media Records is happy to announce the signing of Evocation - one of the vanguards of Swedish death metal.

Evocation's guitar player Marko Palmen comments: "It's time to kick in the year of the apocalypse with the writing of a new chapter and a new era in Evocation's history. We are very pleased to announce that we have signed a new worldwide recording agreement with Century Media Records. The label feels for us as a natural choice and a perfect partner due to their long experience and commitment with the death metal scene. To become a part of the CM family feels for us as coming home. Huge thanks to Jens Prüter, Philipp Schulte, Stefan Franke and CM for making this happen!"

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Source: centurymedia.com
Band profile: Evocation
Posted: 14.01.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (3)


Firesoul - To Return This Year

In a series of messages posted on the band's Facebook page, ex-Mercenary bassist/vocalist Henrik "Kral" Andersen and Mikkel Sandager announced that they are working again on their project called Firesoul, with an upcoming album to be released later this year.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Mercenary
Posted: 14.01.2012 by mikael | Comments (4)


This Ending - New Song Online

"Our Creation", a brand new song from Swedish melodic death metallers This Ending is now streaming online and you can listen to it below. The song is taken from the band's new three-song EP entitled Systematic Worship. The effort was recorded during late 2011 at guitarist Linus Nirbrant's studio Audiohammer. Systematic Worship will be released on all official web pages in digital format one song at a time starting this month.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: This Ending
Posted: 14.01.2012 by DEATH666 | Comments (4)


Riot - Mark Reale In Critical Condition

Mark Reale, guitarist for US hard-rockers Riot, is in critical condition at a San Antonio, Texas hospital due to complications from Crohn's disease.

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Source: riotrockcity.com
Band profile: Riot V
Posted: 13.01.2012 by Bad English | Comments (8)


Fear Factory - Working On New Album

On a short message posted on his personal Facebook page, Fear Factory's guitarist Dino Cazares has revealed that the band is working on a new album, which should be out in late April. The upcoming album will be the follow-up to 2010's Mechanize.

Dino Cazares announced: "Yes, there is another FF CD in the works and it should be out late April".

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Fear Factory
Posted: 13.01.2012 by DaMaGeR | Comments (16)


Iced Earth - Limited Edition Dystopia Box Giveaway, South American Tour Dates Announced

US power metallers Iced Earth have hinted at the fact that they will give away a limited-edition deluxe box set of Dystopia this Saturday. The band also announced new South American tour dates for March, as part of the World Dystopia Tour 2011-2012.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Iced Earth
Event: Iced Earth: World Dystopia Tour 2011-2012
Posted: 13.01.2012 by JD | Comments (0)


Firewind - Sign New Deal With Century Media

Century Media press release:

Greek metallers Firewind, lead by guitar wizard and Ozzy Osbourne band member Gus G., can now proudly reveal to have signed a new worldwide deal (excluding North America) with their longtime partners Century Media Records.

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Source: centurymedia.com
Band profile: Firewind
Posted: 13.01.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (3)


Degradead - To Release New DVD

Swedish gothenburg metallers Degradead have announced on their official website the release of a new DVD entitled Live At Wacken And Beyond set for January 27th. The DVD will also feature the documentary "From Tullinge To Hyderabad". There is also a new album on the way.

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Source: degradead.com
Band profile: Degradead
Posted: 13.01.2012 by DEATH666 | Comments (6)


Amon - New Album Details Announced

Florida-based death metallers Amon, featuring former Deicide members Eric Hoffmann (guitar) and Brian Hoffman (guitar), will release their new album, Liar In Wait, later this month via the band's new website.

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Source: amon.mobi
Posted: 13.01.2012 by DEATH666 | Comments (8)


Aborted - New Video Online

"Источник Болезни" (The Origin Of Disease), a brand new video from Belgian death metallers Aborted is now streaming online and you can watch it below. The song is taken from their upcoming album Global Flatline, to be released on January 23rd via Century Media Records. More album details here.


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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Aborted
Posted: 12.01.2012 by CHEF METAL HEAD | Comments (10)


3 Inches Of Blood - New Album Details Revealed

Canadian heavy metallers 3 Inches Of Blood will release their 5th studio album entitled Long Live Heavy Metal on March 27th via Century Media Records. For the new album, the band reunited with producer and engineer Terry "Sho" Murray (City Of Fire, Exhibitionists), who worked with the band on their 7" Anthems For The Victorious.

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Source: centurymedia.com
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Posted: 12.01.2012 by Flower Metal | Comments (10)


DragonForce - Announce Exclusive Show, Update On New Album

UK power metal band DragonForce has announced a special show in London on February 16th to celebrate the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Dragon, and the wrap-up of their new album.

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Source: dragonforce.com
Band profile: DragonForce
Posted: 12.01.2012 by Flower Metal | Comments (0)


Goatwhore - New Album Tracklist Revealed, First Single Streaming Online

US black/death metallers Goatwhore revealed the tracklist and first single off the upcoming album Blood For The Master, both due out in North America on February 14th via Metal Blade Records. The new album was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida, with producer Erik Rutan. The first single off the album, "Collapse In Eternal Worth", is available for streaming at this location. Alternatively, you can listen to it on the video below. The lyric video incorporates the artwork from both the CD and vinyl versions of the release.

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Goatwhore
Posted: 12.01.2012 by kual21 | Comments (6)