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Kobra And The Lotus - Stream New Song

You can start your weekend with some heavy metal courtesy of Kobra And The Lotus. The Canadian outfit fronted by Kobra Paige is streaming a brand new song online. Prevail I, their new offering, is set for release on May 12th on Napalm Records. Check out their new single "Gotham", available for streaming below. The band also revealed the album's cover art and tracklist. Do you like it?

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Posted: 18.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Immolation - Release 'Fostering The Divide' Lyric Video

New York death metal giants Immolation are currently on tour in North America in support of their upcoming album, Atonement, which will be released next week on February 24th via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the American band has released a lyric video for the brand new track "Fostering The Divide", which means you can enjoy their brand of death metal right here.

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Posted: 17.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Iron Maiden - Bolivian Parents Name Baby 'Iron Maiden'

Why name your kid Apple or Bruce when you can call him Iron Maiden? That's exactly what a Bolivian family from the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra decided to name their newborn son in honour of the heavy metal band. Their decision has made headlines. The boy's birth certificate has been released, which displays his full name as Iron Maiden Duran Ruiz. At least they didn't name the boy Anal Cunt or Paracoccidioidomicosisproctitissarcomucosis!

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Posted: 17.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (20)


Royal Thunder - Share New Track

Are you ready for some new Royal Thunder material? You'd better be because the U.S. metallers just premiered online a brand new tune from the impending Wick album. The song is called "April Showers" and appears on the follow-up to Crooked Doors, due out via Spinefarm Records on April 7th. If you want to listen to it, head here. Don't miss the opportunity!

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Posted: 17.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Katla. - Premiere New Song

Icelandic duo Katla., comprised of ex-Sólstafir drummer Guðmundur Óli Pálmason and his former bandmate from Potentiam, Einar Eldur Thorberg Guðmundsson, have debuted last year with a two-song EP. Now, they have a debut full-length album on the way, and they are premiering one of the songs from this upcoming album, the song being named "Hyldýpi". The track can be streamed at this location as of the writing of this article.

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Posted: 17.02.2017 by RaduP | Comments (9)


Artificial Brain - Reveal New Song And Details From Upcoming Album

US technical death metallers Artificial Brain have revealed that the follow-up to their 2014 debut album, Labyrinth Constellation, titled Infrared Horizon will be released by Profound Lore Records on 21st April 2017. A new track called "Synthesized Instinct" is streaming below.

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Posted: 17.02.2017 by 3rdWorld | Comments (2)


Almanac - To Release New Album And Record Show For DVD

In March 2016, the symphonic metal cavaliers Almanac, led by ex-Rage guitarist Victor Smolski, unleashed their acclaimed debut album, Tsar, but now they are on their first headline tour ever! This trek started on February 4th in Roselare, Belgium and there are still some shows in Germany and The Netherlands left. Just right after this tour, the band will start the recordings of their second album, which is scheduled to be released in summer 2017. In addition, Almanac is confirmed to play at the Masters of Rock festival. This show will be recorded and published as a bonus DVD on the limited first edition of the upcoming album.

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Posted: 17.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Saille - Debut New Song

Saille, the Belgian black metal maniacs, recently announced their new album. Now it's time to hear some new sounds. You can hear the new song "Benei ha'Elohim" ("Sons of God") below by checking out the lyric video made for it. How is Gnosis sounding so far? If you like this jam, grab the full album release on March 13th 2017 via Code666 Records / Aural Music.

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Posted: 16.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Power Quest - Join Inner Wound Recordings For New Album Release

Inner Wound Recordings has announced the signing of Power Quest, one of the premiere melodic power metal bands in the world, to the label. The band will hit the studio in April and the new album is scheduled to be released in October. The British outfit is back to deliver their 6th album in conjunction with Inner Wound after last year's Face The Raven EP. After breaking up between 2013 and 2016, the band is finally releasing the follow-up to Blood Alliance.

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Posted: 16.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Lunatic Soul - Mariusz Duda Teases Upcoming Album

Mariusz Duda recently shared the first glimpse out of his upcoming fifth solo album in his solo project, Lunatic Soul - which will be named Fractured, and is scheduled for release in September 2017. Fractured, as told by Duda, will be a different album from his prior releases, with featured elements said to range from "dark melancholic trace with more electronics" to "symphonic orchestra" contributed by the Sinfonietta Consonus orchestra. Sightsphere has released a teaser video for Fractured using a few sounds from one of the tracks. Listen to it, and tell us what you think!

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Posted: 16.02.2017 by Kais | Comments (0)


Uneven Structure - New Album Coming In April

The highly anticipated follow-up to Uneven Structure's debut album Februus is finally coming out this year. The French djent innovators will be releasing La Partition, a 56 minute journey, on April 21st via Long Branch Records, their new label after six years with Basick Records. You'd better mark your calendars! There is a teaser available below to whet your appetite while you wait.

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Posted: 16.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Tony Särkkä - Passes Away

The Swedish musician Tony Särkkä, aka "IT", who played in many bands, including Ophthalamia, Abruptum and War, has died. He also did guest vocals for both Marduk and Dissection in the 90's.

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Posted: 16.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Frailty - Streaming New Track

Last year, doom bringers Frailty announced that they were working on a new album. Well, now we can hear the fruits of their labor as they shared the new song "With The Deep Ones I Descend". Since the band hasn't released a new album since Melpomene (2012), satisfy your curiosity below. Also, their new studio record is called Ways Of The Dead. More will follow soon.

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Posted: 16.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Funeralium - Unveil Teaser For Upcoming Album

French extreme doom metallers Funeralium have put out a 12-minute teaser of Of Throes And Blight online. The new album will be released via Weird Truth Productions on April 12th, 2017 and you can't miss this opportunity to hear new material! Below you can also see the artwork as well as the tracklist. The band hasn't released a new record since 2013's Deceived Idealism.

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Posted: 15.02.2017 by Paz | Comments (8)


Amorphis - Share Live Track Video Feat. Anneke Van Giersbergen

Finnish masters of melancholic progressive metal Amorphis recently played special shows ("An Evening With Friends" at Juhlaviikot - Huvila) in Helsinki, where they performed a very special setlist with guest musicians and friends. These shows will be part of the new tour edition which is scheduled to be released on February 24th via Nuclear Blast. The package includes the entire album Under The Red Cloud with two bonus songs as well as the live tracks in Helsinki. So, the band unveils the first video to one of these live tracks. The video shows the song "Her Alone" featuring Anneke van Giersbergen, which is the last song of the bonus CD. You can watch the clip here.

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Posted: 15.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (4)