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Devildriver - Sign With Napalm Records, New Album In 2013

After parting ways with their longtime label Roadrunner Records in March and being in contact with many labels, Devildriver have now signed a record deal with Napalm Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: DevilDriver
Posted: 28.06.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (4)


Thyrfing - Sign With NoiseArt Records And Rock The Nation

Official NoiseArt Records press release:

NoiseArt Records and Rock The Nation are proud to announce the worldwide signing of Swedish viking/black metal band Thyrfing.

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Source: noiseart.cc
Band profile: Thyrfing
Posted: 28.06.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


Behexen - New Album Details Revealed

Finnish black metallers Behexen have revealed the cover art and tracklist from their forthcoming fourth opus titled Nightside Emanations. The artwork was created by K. Lehto from Crimson Wine and the layout is being handled by Helgorth from Babalon Graphics. The follow-up to 2008's My Soul For His Glory is scheduled for release on September 21st through Debemur Morti Productions in a 6-panel digipack CD and noble Gatefold 12" LP.

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Source: debemur-morti.com
Band profile: Behexen
Posted: 28.06.2012 by Armin | Comments (2)


Hellsaw - Going On Indefinite Break

Bad news for fans of Austrian black metallers Hellsaw. The band announced their intention to take an indefinite break from all activities. All scheduled tours and appearances during 2012/13 have been cancelled.

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Source: patriciathomasmanagement.com
Band profile: Hellsaw
Posted: 28.06.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (6)


Dopethrone - Release New Album Teaser

Canadian stoner metal band Dopethrone has released a preview from their upcoming album Dopethrone III. The sample features the track "Hooked", which will be the second track on their new album expected to be released in the fall. You can listen to it below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Dopethrone
Posted: 28.06.2012 by BoxCar Willy | Comments (0)


Arktika - New Album Details, Teaser Online

German sludge metallers Arktika have revealed the release date and cover artwork for their second album titled Symmetry. The follow-up to At Zero will be released this August 2nd via Narshardaa Records. In the meantime, you can view the upcoming album trailer below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Arktika
Posted: 28.06.2012 by BudDa | Comments (3)


Ensiferum - Reveal New Album Artwork

Finnish extreme folk masters Ensiferum have just unveiled the album artwork for the band's fifth studio album Unsung Heroes. The album is due for release on August 27th through Spinefarm Records. The album's artwork was created by Kristian Wåhlin. More album details were previously reported here.

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Band profile: Ensiferum
Posted: 27.06.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (34)


70000 Tons Of Metal 2013 - First Bands Announced

The organizers of 70000 Tons Of Metal 2013 have announced the first 10 bands that will take part in next year's floating heavy metal festival.

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Source: 70000tons.com
Event: 70000 Tons Of Metal 2013
Posted: 27.06.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (8)


The 69 Eyes - Reveal New Album Details

After announcing they were working on a new album, Finns The 69 Eyes have now revealed that they are currently putting the finishing touches in the studio on their 10th album. The album will be called X (the 10th) and it will come out in September/October 2012 through RCA/Sony Music in Finland and Nuclear Blast in Europe and North America. The single "Red" will precede the release of the full-length CD in August.

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Source: 69eyes.com
Band profile: The 69 Eyes
Posted: 27.06.2012 by Sentenced Odiin | Comments (4)


Testament - Streaming New Song

US thrash metal legends Testament have made their brand new track "True American Hate" available for streaming online. This song is the first taste from the upcoming Dark Roots Of Earth album, set to be released on July 27th (Europe) and July 31st (North America) via Nuclear Blast. The song can be heard exclusively at this location. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Testament
Posted: 27.06.2012 by Red_Travis | Comments (16)


Overkill - Announce Killfest European Tour Dates

Thrashers Overkill have recently announced the dates of the European run for this year's Killfest tour in October. The band takes The Electric Age in their bag and will be accompanied by special guests 3 Inches Of Blood and Purified In Blood.

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Source: wreckingcrew.com
Band profile: Overkill
Event: Overkill: Killfest Tour 2012 - Europe
Posted: 27.06.2012 by Armin | Comments (2)


Perversion - Feud With Steve Tucker

U.A.E based death metal band Perversion have entered a war of words with vocalist Steve Tucker (Nader Sadek & ex-Morbid Angel) after they had paid him to master their debut album Pillars Of The Enlightened and not received any results or refund after almost a year of waiting.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 27.06.2012 by Nefarious | Comments (36)


Municipal Waste - New Animated Video Online

"You're Cut Off", a brand new animated video from US crossover thrashers Municipal Waste is now available for viewing below. The song is taken from the band's latest album The Fatal Feast, released in April via Nuclear Blast. The video was created by Pierre Mousquet and Jerume Cauwe of IMOV Studios.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Municipal Waste
Posted: 27.06.2012 by BudDa | Comments (3)


Pelican - Guitarist Laurent Lebec Taking Indefinite Hiatus From The Band

US instrumental metal band Pelican has checked in with the following announcement about guitarist Laurent Schroeder-Lebec stepping out: "It is with resignation that we report that our guitarist and founding member Laurent Schroeder-Lebec is taking an indefinite hiatus from the band. Many may have already noticed his absence from live shows over the last couple of years (he stopped traveling for out of town shows in 2010), his role as a composer is now also going on hold for the foreseeable future."

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Source: hydrahead.com
Band profile: Pelican
Posted: 27.06.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (2)


Impending Doom - Release New Music Video

US death metallers Impending Doom have debuted a brand new music video for the single "Deceiver" via Noisecreep. The track comes off their latest output Baptized In Filth, released in March via eOne Music.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Impending Doom
Posted: 27.06.2012 by Armin | Comments (1)