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Be'lakor - New Album Details Announced

Australian melodic death metallers Be'lakor have revealed the title, cover art and tracklist for their upcoming third album. Of Breath And Bone, as it was named, will be released worldwide on June 4th, 2012.

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Posted: 12.03.2012 by Blizk | Comments (35)


Diablo Swing Orchestra - Unveil New Album Artwork And Release Date

Swedish symphonic avantgarde metallers Diablo Swing Orchestra have announced that their new album Pandora's Piñata is set for release on May 22nd. The band has also released the official front cover artwork for the album, which was created by Peter Bergting. More album details were previously reported here and here.

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Posted: 12.03.2012 by DarkSymphony500 | Comments (13)


Vital Remains - To Release New Album This Year

Tony Lazaro, guitarist of US death metallers Vital Remains, was recently interviewed by Metal Hangar 18 after the band's March 2nd performance in Sofia, Bulgaria, and confirmed that the band will record their new album in the summer and plan to release it this year.

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Source: legacy.roadrunnerrecords.com
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Posted: 12.03.2012 by DEATH666 | Comments (6)


Storm Corrosion - Debut Album Details Revealed

Storm Corrosion, the debut self-titled album from Storm Corrosion, the new project from Opeth's Mikael Åkerfeldt and Porcupine Tree's Steven Wilson, will be released on May 7th through Roadrunner Records. The album will be available on a special edition Blu-ray/CD set and a collector's edition double LP bundle and can already be pre-ordered here.

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Source: roadrunnerrecords.co.uk
Posted: 12.03.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (10)


The Monolith Deathcult - Sign With Season Of Mist

Official Season Of Mist press release:

Season Of Mist is proud to welcome Dutch madmen The Monolith Deathcult to the roster! The band's forthcoming album is entitled Tetragrammaton and should be out later this year.

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Source: season-of-mist.com
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Posted: 12.03.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Folkodia - New Songs Streaming Online

"Sword Of The Vandea", a brand new song from international folk project Folkodia is currently streaming online and you can listen to it below. Another new song, "Sword Of Kings", is also available for streaming at this location. Both songs come off the band's upcoming new album titled Battles And Myths, which will be released this year.

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Posted: 12.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (2)


Blut Aus Nord - Delay Release Of New Album

Debemur Morti Productions has issued the following announcement about the delay in the release of the new album from French black metallers Blut Aus Nord: "Let's get rid of the bad news first: contrary to recently mentioned on our Facebook page, the last chapter of the '777' trilogy won't be released in May. Vindsval thinks the album isn't excellent enough and will work further on it. It is absolutely vital that 777 - Cosmosophy represents a fitting denouement to the trilogy. If all goes according to plan, it will be out at the end of September."

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Source: debemur-morti.com
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Posted: 11.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (9)


Jeff Loomis - New Album Sampler Online

American guitar virtuoso Jeff Loomis has released a video teaser for his forthcoming second album Plains Of Oblivion, which hits stores on April 9th in Europe and one day later in the US via Century Media. The teaser features audio snippets from every song off the new album and you can listen to it below. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: centurymedia.com
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Posted: 11.03.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (10)


Sleep - To Reissue Dopesmoker Album

Southern Lord has announced a deluxe reissue of the album Dopesmoker from US stoner metallers Sleep.

The following press release was issued: "For the 2012 reissue, there are some very notable changes. The original studio tapes have been remastered presenting the album as the band had originally intended. The audio is clearer, louder, and at last brings a true representation of Sleep's hour-plus Weedian chronicle. Exclusive to this Southern Lord edition is brand new artwork by long time Sleep artist Arik Roper, to be unveiled in the coming weeks. Additionally, this reborn version of Dopesmoker boasts an unreleased live recording of one of the band's best all-time performances: 'Holy Mountain' from San Francisco's I-Beam in 1994."

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Band profile: Sleep
Posted: 11.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (4)


Mares Of Thrace - New Song Online

"The Gallwasp", a brand new song from Canadian doom/sludge metal duo Mares Of Thrace is currently streaming online at this location. The song is taken from their upcoming new album The Pilgrimage, due out on CD and digital download this April 24th, the first in the band's multi-album worldwide deal with Sonic Unyon Metal. An LP pressing will follow at a later date.

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Posted: 11.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (15)


Mediocracy - Unveil New EP Details, New Video Online

"Your Reflection", a brand new video from Romanian crust/hardcore/sludge metallers Mediocracy is now available for viewing below. The song is taken from their new EP titled Memory Hole, which will be released on March 22nd through Asiluum Net Label and Metalfan Records Division. The EP was recorded with Romanian producer Marius Costache (Avatar, White Walls, Coins As Portraits, Satanochio) and the artwork was designed by the band's lead vocalist, Viez.

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Posted: 11.03.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Exes For Eyes - New Video Online

Canadian groove metallers Exes For Eyes have released a new music video for the song "Stop Thinking, Start Feeling". The song comes off the band's debut album The Amsler Grid, which was issued last April through Year Of The Sun Records. The video was shot by Dave Sheldon (ex-Annihilator), James Arsenian and Liliana Carvalho, and edited by James Arsenian.

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Posted: 11.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Sigh - New Song Streaming Online

"Purgatorium", a brand new song from Japanese avantgarde black metallers Sigh has premiered exclusively at Pitchfork. The track comes off the band's new studio offering entitled In Somniphobia, set for release on March 12th via Candlelight Records.

The 11-track album features guest appearances by Massacre's Kam Lee and The Meads Of Asphodel's Metatron as well as cover illustration by renowned artist Eliran Kantor (Atheist, Testament). More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: pitchfork.com
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Posted: 10.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (4)


DragonForce - North American Tour Announced, Song Available For Download

British speed power metallers DragonForce have announced their return to North America for a spring tour. This marks the band's first full trek with new singer Marc Hudson, who makes his recorded debut on their latest album, The Power Within, which hits stores on April 17th. Also, you can now download the new track "Fallen World" at this location, which is still streaming here.

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Source: dragonforce.com
Band profile: DragonForce
Posted: 10.03.2012 by Kincaid | Comments (1)


Meshuggah - Release New Lyric Video

Swedish technical thrash metallers Meshuggah have released a new lyric video for the song "Do Not Look Down". The song is taken from the band's forthcoming album Koloss, due out on March 23rd (Europe) and March 26th (North America) through Nuclear Blast Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Posted: 10.03.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (6)