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Woods Of Ypres - New Song Online

Canadian blackened doom metal outfit Woods Of Ypres has released another new song from their forthcoming new album Woods 5: Grey Skies & Electric Light, available February 15th, 2012. The new track, titled "Traveling Alone", is streaming now on the Metal Hammer Germany website.

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Source: metal-hammer.de
Band profile: Woods Of Ypres
Posted: 21.12.2011 by Rog-Mothoth | Comments (3)


Paradise Lost - Unveil New Album Details

After taking a trip back in time with the Draconian Times MMXI DVD/live album (the London legacy show of their classic album from 1995) and also Gregor Mackintosh's return to his crusty doom/death metal roots with Vallenfyre (along his mates from My Dying Bride, Doom and At The Gates), it's time for Paradise Lost's 13th studio album.

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Source: paradiselost.co.uk
Band profile: Paradise Lost
Posted: 20.12.2011 by ravendeath | Comments (6)


Soilwork - New Album Title Revealed

Swedish gothenburg metallers Soilwork have started writing new material for the follow-up to The Panic Broadcast. The band announced on their official website that the new album, to be released in December 2012 via Nuclear Blast Records, will be entitled The Living Infinite.

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Source: soilwork.org
Band profile: Soilwork
Posted: 20.12.2011 by kual21 | Comments (8)


Bonded By Baloff - Exodus Will Perform At The Tribute Event

Dubbed Bonded By Baloff: A Decade Of Remembrance, this tribute event marks the 10th anniversary of former Exodus vocalist Paul Baloff's death. It will take place on Saturday, February 4th, 2012, at the Oakland Metro Operahouse and will feature bands of the thrash metal industry, including Exodus, Possessed, Forbidden and Heathen.

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Source: holdmyticket.com
Band profile: Exodus
Event: Exodus: Bonded By Baloff - A Decade Of Remembrance
Posted: 20.12.2011 by kual21 | Comments (8)


Annihilator - Added To 70000 Tons Of Metal 2012

Canadian thrashers Annihilator are the newest addition to the 70000 Tons Of Metal 2012 line-up. Alongside them, 31 other bands are confirmed to perform and will cruise with the fans in this very unique festival. For more information go to this location.

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Source: 70000tons.com
Band profile: Annihilator
Event: 70000 Tons Of Metal 2012
Posted: 20.12.2011 by kual21 | Comments (2)


Sounds Of Extreme Tour 2012 - Announce Line-Up And Headliners

This year announced Sounds Of Extreme Tour will kick off at the end of January 2012! The bands creating this event will be Krisiun, Malevolent Creation and Vital Remains. The Brazilians will come back to Europe with their new album The Great Execution released by Century Media. As for Malevolent Creation, they promote still smashing Invidious Dominion (Nuclear Blast). Vital Remains don't have new piece of music but Tony Lazaro promised to present some new sounds from a new album ready to be recorded in 2012. The line-up is completed by five new bands. Previously announced Immolation shifted their tour for spring 2012.

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Source: massive-music.pl
Event: Sounds Of Extreme Tour 2012
Posted: 20.12.2011 by zeroen | Comments (2)


Epica - New Album Details Revealed

Dutch symphonic metallers Epica have unveiled the cover art and tracklist for the upcoming album Requiem For The Indifferent, to be released on March 9th, 2012, in Europe and four days later in North America via Nuclear Blast Records. This is their fifth full-length album and it was recorded at Gate Studio in Wolfsburg, Germany, by Sascha Paeth.

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Source: epica.nl
Band profile: Epica
Posted: 19.12.2011 by kual21 | Comments (34)


As I Lay Dying - Recording New Album Next Spring

In a recent interview with the Phoenix New Times, US metalcore act As I Lay Dying declared the intention to enter the studio next springtime and start a new tour after finishing recording the new album. "We are heading in to the studio around springtime and plan to start the touring once we've finished the record", answered Jordan Mancino. To read the full interview go to this location.

The band released the compilation album Decas in November to celebrate their 10th anniversary.

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Source: blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com
Band profile: As I Lay Dying
Posted: 19.12.2011 by kual21 | Comments (2)


Borknagar - Mixing New Album

Norwegian melodic black metallers Borknagar are currently at Fascination Street studio working on their upcoming new album, and the band has now checked in with the following update: "Øystein, Lars and myself arrived in Fascination Street Studio last night and today we're already hard at work with the mixing process. I don't want to say much more, only share a few pics here, but this is different! Enjoyable, Majestic, Brilliant! Can't wait to release this..."

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Source: borknagar.com
Band profile: Borknagar
Posted: 19.12.2011 by Rog-Mothoth | Comments (3)


Blotted Science - New Video Online

US instrumental metal act Blotted Science has posted the fourth and final accompanying video clip from The Animation Of Entomology. This clip, for the song "A Sting Operation", has been synced up with a scene from the film "Swarmed."


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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Blotted Science
Posted: 19.12.2011 by Rog-Mothoth | Comments (4)


Evile - Headlining HMV Next Big Thing In 2012

British thrashers Evile are due to headline a night of metal mayhem on February 11th, 2012, during HMV's third annual Next Big Thing festival. HMV's Next Big Thing celebrates the very best in new and emerging talent, drawn from all genres of music. Evile will be joined by Cerebral Bore, Savage Messiah and Woods Of Ypres. For more information about the event go to this location.

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Source: evile.co.uk
Band profile: Evile
Event: HMV Next Big Thing
Posted: 19.12.2011 by kual21 | Comments (4)


Opeth - New Dates Confirmed For Heritage World Tour

New dates have recently been added to the Asian leg of the Heritage World Tour 2012. Swedish progressive metallers Opeth will play in countries like India, Japan or China, among others in February.

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Source: opeth.com
Band profile: Opeth
Event: Opeth: Heritage World Tour 2012
Posted: 18.12.2011 by kual21 | Comments (11)


Novembers Doom - Release New Video

"Harvest Scythe", a new video clip from US metallers Novembers Doom is now available for viewing at this location. The song is taken from the band's latest album Aphotic, released in May. The video was directed by Erik Johnson.

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Source: metalsucks.net
Band profile: Novembers Doom
Posted: 18.12.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Lacuna Coil - New Song Streaming Online

Italian gothic metallers Lacuna Coil are streaming the new song "Kill The Light" from the band's upcoming album Dark Adrenaline, which is scheduled for release through Century Media Records on January 24th, 2012. You can listen to the song at this location or below.


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Source: lacunacoil.it
Band profile: Lacuna Coil
Posted: 18.12.2011 by kual21 | Comments (12)


Hour Of 13 - New Song Streaming Online

"Lucky Bones", a brand new song from US doom metallers Hour Of 13 is now streaming online and you can listen to it below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming new album, yet untitled, due out next year. This will be their third album and the follow-up to 2010's The Ritualist.


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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 18.12.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (2)