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Delain - New Video Online

"Get The Devil Out Of Me", the brand new video from Dutch symphonic metallers Delain has premiered at this location. Alternatively, you can watch it below. The video contains all sorts of video footage including studio recordings and live material, footage from the Sonisphere Festival in the UK (used with kind permission of BlinkTV). In less than a week the band will kick off their European tour where they will perform new songs from the upcoming We Are The Others, set for release on June 1st via Roadrunner Records.

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Source: site.delain.nl
Band profile: Delain
Posted: 21.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (8)


Spread The Metal Festival 2012 - Lineup Announced

Spread The Metal Festival, which has a goal to raise $100,000 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada with 100% of ticket revenues, has announced the line-up of bands who will be supporting the festival and charity fundraiser.

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Source: facebook.com
Event: Spread The Metal Festival
Posted: 21.04.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (4)


Nightwish - Announce North American Tour With Kamelot

Finnish symphonic metallers Nightwish will embark on a North American headlining tour in September with support from Kamelot.

The band commented: "Prepare your voices for screaming and your heads for dreaming! We are bringing Imaginaerum over to North America! This will be the one and only North American leg during the Imaginaerum World Tour, so make sure you'll be there!"

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Source: nightwish.com
Band profile: Nightwish
Event: Nightwish: Imaginaerum North American Tour 2012
Posted: 21.04.2012 by ShadowedFire88 | Comments (19)


Moonspell - New Album Preview Online

Portuguese gothic metallers Moonspell have released previews from their upcoming new album Alpha Noir and bonus album Omega White, set for release on April 27th in Europe and May 8th in North America via Napalm Records. You can listen to them below. More album details were previously reported here and here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Moonspell
Posted: 21.04.2012 by *!* | Comments (13)


Luca Turilli's Rhapsody - Announce New Drummer

Luca Turilli's Rhapsody have announced Alex Landenburg as the band's new drummer. Landenburg will be taking over kit duties from Alex Holzwarth. The band posted a video introducing the drummer.

Alex stated: "What an amazing opportunity to join the band together with new singer Alessandro Conti and to start this new chapter together! I can't wait to get out on the road and to play the new stuff as well as the Rhapsody classics!"

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Luca Turilli
Posted: 21.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (4)


Rosetta - Announce Australian Tour Dates, Update On Documentary

US post/sludge metallers Rosetta have announced a string of dates in Australia this summer in July and August, following their European tour.

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Source: rosettaband.com
Band profile: Rosetta
Posted: 21.04.2012 by tea[m]ster | Comments (4)


Saratoga - To Release New Album In May

Spanish power metallers Saratoga have recently announced that their new album will be entitled Nemesis and it will be released on May 8th. The artwork (created by Felipe Machado Franco) and tracklist can be viewed below. The album was produced and mixed by Roland Grapow.

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Source: saratoga-agotaras.com
Band profile: Saratoga
Posted: 21.04.2012 by Flower Metal | Comments (2)


Junius - Release New Video

"Betray The Grave", the brand new video from US metallers Junius is now available for viewing below. The song comes off the band's recent effort Reports From The Threshold Of Death, which was released last October through Prosthetic Records. The video was directed by Toshadeva Palani.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 21.04.2012 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Pandemonium - New Video Online

Polish black/death metallers Pandemonium have released a new video for the song "Only The Dead Will See The End Of War" from their recently released album Misanthropy, out via Pagan Records. The video features extracts from their latest live shows and you can watch it below.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 21.04.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Vulture Industries - Sign With Season Of Mist

Official Season Of Mist press release:

Season Of Mist is proud to announce the signing of avant-garde black metal band Vulture Industries! The Norwegians are currently in writing mode, recording demos and ideas for their forthcoming third album.

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Source: season-of-mist.com
Band profile: Vulture Industries
Posted: 20.04.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Epica - Announce North American Tour

Dutch symphonic metallers Epica have announced via their official Facebook their return to the US and Canada for a headlining tour in October/November in support of their brand new album entitled Requiem For The Indifferent, released on March 13th.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Epica
Event: Epica: North American Tour 2012
Posted: 20.04.2012 by kual21 | Comments (7)


Fear Factory - Mike Heller Announced As New Drummer

Due to conflicting obligations, Gene Hoglan recently had to step down from US industrial metallers Fear Factory, leaving it open for replacement. Mike Heller (Malignancy, System Divide) has now been announced as the replacement. Dino Cazares also confirmed it on his official twitter account.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Fear Factory
Posted: 20.04.2012 by CHEF METAL HEAD | Comments (12)


Guns N' Roses - Axl Rose Rejects Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction (Update)

Guns N' Roses' Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony takes place this Saturday in Cleveland, but Axl Rose won't be attending it. In an open letter posted on GN'R's Facebook page, Axl Rose said that not only will he not attend the ceremony, but he turned down his induction altogether.

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Source: gunsnroses.com
Band profile: Guns N' Roses
Posted: 20.04.2012 by LeChron James | Comments (39)


Before The Dawn - New Album Streaming Online

It is now possible to pre-listen to the upcoming new album Rise Of The Phoenix from Finnish melodic death metallers Before The Dawn along with written song-by-song comments by Tuomas Saukkonen at this location. Rise Of The Phoenix will be released on April 27th via Nuclear Blast Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: beforethedawn.com
Band profile: Before The Dawn
Posted: 20.04.2012 by Array | Comments (6)


Volbeat - Announce North American Tour With Support From Iced Earth And Hellyeah

Danish hard-rock/heavy metal band Volbeat will embark on a summer North American tour, dubbed Live From Beyond Hell/Above Heaven, in June/July with support from Iced Earth and Hellyeah.

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Source: volbeat.dk
Band profile: Volbeat
Posted: 20.04.2012 by CHEF METAL HEAD | Comments (4)