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Norilsk - New Video Online

Canadian funeral doom metallers Norilsk just shared a new video for the massive track "Weepers of the Land", from their latest opus of the same name. You can now watch it below. The song was co-written with Joshua Cayer (Longhouse - bass/vocals), who is also a guest vocalist on the song.

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Posted: 05.12.2018 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Skogen - Working On New Music

Swedish black metal trio Skogen are literally where they belong, in the forest. After their show with Enslaved and Gaahls Wyrd, the band is focusing on new material. Earlier this year, the band released the album, Skuggorna Kallar.

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Posted: 05.12.2018 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Turilli / Lione Rhapsody - New Band Featuring Original Rhapsody Members

Those who expected a third Rhapsody band, congratulations - Luca Turilli and Fabio Lione just announced the formation of the brand new Rhapsody band, suitably called Turilli / Lione Rhapsody, and it will also feature former Rhapsody Of Fire members Dominique Leurquin (guitars), Patrice Guers (bass) and Alex Holzwarth (drums). It is in this exact line-up, the Rhapsody Farewell tour happened almost a year ago.

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Posted: 05.12.2018 by Kais | Comments (39)


Slayer - Gary Holt Leaves Farewell Tour, Phil Demmel Fills In

Slayer are on the European leg of their farewell tour. Unfortunately, guitarist Gary Holt had to leave the tour to be with his very ill father. Phil Demmel, who just recently played his final show with Machine Head before leaving, has been named as Holt's fill-in for the remainder of the tour. He made his live debut with the band yesterday in Denmark.

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Posted: 04.12.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Demon Hunter - To Release Two New Albums

U.S. metallers Demon Hunter have announced the release of not one but two new albums! War and Peace are both set for release March 1st via Solid State Records. You can preorder them separately or packaged together with a massive deluxe edition book over here.

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Posted: 04.12.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Morgoth - Former Guitarist Carsten Otterbach Passes Away

Former Morgoth guitarist and one of their founders, Carsten Otterbach, has passed away on December 2nd, 2018, after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. Rest in peace...

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Posted: 04.12.2018 by Black Emperor | Comments (1)


Diocletian - New Album In 2019

Profound Lore Records has shared some exciting news for the fans of Diocletian. According to the label, the band's fourth album is imminent, and will drop in 2019. The New Zealand extreme metallers have been working on and recording material for the follow-up to Gesundrian released in 2014.

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Posted: 04.12.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Bring Me The Horizon - Fan Dies At London Show, Release Statement

Sadly, a Bring Me The Horizon fan has tragically passed away at their Alexandra Palace show in London last Friday night (November 30th). The band has issued a statement confirming his passing via Twitter. In the meantime, a spokesperson for the venue where the fan died says that the "tragic medical incident" was "unrelated to the extensive security measures in place" for the concert. Eyewitnesses claim to have seen a man, reportedly identified as Ali Mills, being dragged by security from the pit but it's still unclear how he died.

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Posted: 03.12.2018 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Steel Panther - Bassist Sits Out Tour To Attend Sex Rehab

Yes, you've read that correctly. It seems like California glam metal party legends Steel Panther's bassist will sit out of their upcoming tour. The lifestyle of debauchery has finally caught up with the band's bassist and Lexxi Foxx has voluntarily checked himself in to an undisclosed "sex rehab." He will have to miss the current U.S. tour that recently kicked off in Chicago. The band's friend of over 30 years and backstage doorman Spyder will be filling in on bass for the upcoming tour dates.

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Posted: 03.12.2018 by Bad English | Comments (13)


Thunder - New Release Coming

In celebration of their 30th anniversary, British hard rockers Thunder revisit and reinterpret their finest songs in a way you've not heard before. Released in North America on January 18th via BMG, Please Remain Seated is the sound of a band taking a strange journey into their own music, but also distilling thirty years of playing together in order to create something truly compelling, taking in flavors of rock, blues, jazz and soul along the way.

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Posted: 03.12.2018 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Arrayan Path - Unveil New Video

Cypriot power metal Spartans Arrayan Path just dropped their newest album, Archegonoi, on Pitch Black Records, and to celebrate it they also released a brand new video for the track "Nemesis". This is their 7th album and their third offering in three consecutive years! Watch the video and hear the entire album below.

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Posted: 03.12.2018 by Bad English | Comments (0)


King Apathy - Announce New Album, Reveal Details And Teaser

Germans King Apathy are back with their third studio album and the first one after having changed their band name from Thränenkind. The new album will be entitled Wounds and will see the light on February 22nd, 2019 via Lifeforce Records. Preorder starts December 14th. Check out the rest of details along with 5-minute long teaser just below.

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Posted: 03.12.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Swallow The Sun - Jaani Peuhu And Juho Räihä Official Members

While we are waiting for the new Swallow The Sun album to drop, entitled When A Shadow Is Forced Into The Light, due out on January 25th, 2019 through Century Media Records, the Finns have announced that keyboardist Jaani Peuhu and guitarist Juho Räihä are now official members of the band.

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Posted: 02.12.2018 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Saturnus - Reissuing Veronika Decides To Die

While Danish death/doom metal act Saturnus haven't released a new album in a while, Brazilian label Cold Art Industry Records has presented the licensed reissue of their album, Veronika Decides To Die. It will be available on December 1st in a special CD edition in jewel box plus slipcase, bonus tracks and extras. Limited to 300 copies. Pre-order here.

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Posted: 02.12.2018 by Bad English | Comments (3)


Pythia - Cancel HRH Vikings Appearance, New Album Coming

British symphonic metalheads Pythia have cancelled their performance at the HRH Vikings in Sheffield. Singer Sophie Dorman has laryngitis and needs to rest her voice. In other news, Pythia will have a new album out soon and this will be their first with Sophie. Former singer Emily Alice Ovenden, who left in 2015, was featured on all studio albums.

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Posted: 02.12.2018 by Bad English | Comments (1)