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Cryptopsy - Announce New Bassist

Following the recent departure of Cryptopsy's former bassist Youri Raymond, the Canadian death metal outfit has been quick to announce a replacement. Olivier Pinard (also in Neuraxis) has taken over "4 string" duties. Pinard has officially joined Cryptopsy on a full time basis. Check him out below playing to the band's "Cold Hate Warm Blood".


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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Cryptopsy
Posted: 17.01.2012 by BudDa | Comments (5)


Earth - New Album Details Revealed, New Song Online

Following the release of Angels Of Darkness, Demons Of Light I in February 2011, US drone doom metallers Earth have now announced the details of a new album, the 2nd installment of the series, which will be titled Angels Of Darkness, Demons Of Light II. The new album will be released by Southern Lord in North America on February 14th in CD, LP and digital download.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Earth
Posted: 17.01.2012 by Rog-Mothoth | Comments (3)


The Unguided - Release New Video

"Phoenix Down", a brand new video from Swedish melodic death metallers The Unguided is now streaming online and can be seen below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company. The song comes off the band's debut album Hell Frost, which was released last November via Despotz Records.


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Posted: 17.01.2012 by DEATH666 | Comments (1)


Cannibal Corpse - New Album Details & Single Streaming

Tampa-based death metal legends Cannibal Corpse will unleash their twelfth studio offering on March 13th via Metal Blade Records. Aptly titled Torture, the follow-up to 2009's Evisceration Plague offers up 12 tracks of maniacally precise, soul-searing death metal.

Torture was again produced by Hate Eternal's Erik Rutan at his own Mana Recording Studio in St. Petersburg, Florida as well as Sonic Ranch in Tornillo, Texas, and features the maniacal cover art by longtime Cannibal Corpse artist, Vincent Locke.

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Source: bravewords.com
Band profile: Cannibal Corpse
Posted: 16.01.2012 by Nekrokvlt | Comments (40)


Cattle Decapitation - Enters The Studio

As of January 7th, US grinders Cattle Decapitation has entered Flatline Studio to record the follow-up to 2009's groundbreaker The Harvest Floor.

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Posted: 16.01.2012 by Nekrokvlt | Comments (2)


Borknagar - New Album Details Revealed

Norwegian melodic black metallers Borknagar have finalized mixing duties for their upcoming studio album with Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios (Opeth, Paradise Lost, Katatonia, etc.) in Sweden and have now checked in to announce that their new effort will be titled Urd and is to be released on March 26th, 2012 in Europe as well as March 27th, 2012 in North America via Century Media Records.

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Source: borknagar.com
Band profile: Borknagar
Posted: 16.01.2012 by JD | Comments (12)


Vektor - US Tour Dates And Guests Announced

US thrashers Vektor's official Facebook page has been updated with new tour dates for a Western US tour in February. This will be Vektor's first tour since the release of Outer Isolation on December 6th through Heavy Artillery Records.

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Band profile: Vektor
Event: Vektor: North American Tour 2012
Posted: 16.01.2012 by -Morbid- | Comments (8)


Mourning Dawn - Working On New Album

French black/doom metal band Mourning Dawn is currently working on 8-9 songs which will make up their upcoming album scheduled to be released at a later date. The band posted the following on their Facebook page: "As some of you may know, we are just fucking late due to various reasons. Truth is we had to face some internal problems we are trying to solve right now."

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Band profile: Mourning Dawn
Posted: 16.01.2012 by BudDa | Comments (2)


Soulfallen - New Video Online

"Scars Aligned", a brand new video from Finnish dark metallers Soulfallen is now available online and you can watch it below. The song is taken from the forthcoming album The Promise Of Hell, set to be released on January 18th via Grave New Music. The video was directed by Rauli Ylitalo. More album details were previously reported here and here.


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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Soulfallen
Posted: 16.01.2012 by Khalil-Mikael | Comments (9)


Beneath The Massacre - New Lyric Video Online

"Left Hand", a brand new lyric video from Canadian technical death metallers Beneath The Massacre is now streaming online and you can watch it below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album Incongruous, set for release on February 14th (US), 24th (Europe) and 28th (Canada) via Prosthetic Records. More album details here.


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Posted: 16.01.2012 by BoxCar Willy | Comments (3)


Amadeus Awad - Mark Boals To Guest On New Album

Lebanese guitarist Amadeus Awad has announced Mark Boals, who has played with Yngwie Malmsteen, Royal Hunt, Uli Jon Roth, and is currently in Iron Mask, as guest vocalist on his new album entitled Time Of The Equinox, which was released on January 13th. The songs "Spiritus Devi" and "The Origins Of Light" taken from the album are streaming at this location.

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Source: jorzine.com
Band profile: Iron Mask
Posted: 16.01.2012 by JD | Comments (1)


Ronnie James Dio - New Tribute Album In The Works

Ronnie James Dio's widow Wendy Dio has revealed that she will be putting together a tribute album to honor one of the greatest metal legends that ever lived, her husband. So far, names such as Rob Halford (Judas Priest), Lemmy Kilmister (Motörhead), Ian Gillan (Black Sabbath), Alice Cooper, Glenn Hughes (Black Sabbath), Sebastian Bach (Skid Row), Chris Jericho (Fozzy) and Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) have promised to take part of the tribute, planned to be released until the end of the year.

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Source: loudwire.com
Band profile: Dio
Posted: 15.01.2012 by ArgoP | Comments (43)


Megadeth - Confirmed To Headline Metalfest 2012

US thrashers Megadeth will headline the Metalfest 2012, playing exclusively at the Metalfest Open Airs in Germany, Austria, Croatia, Italy, Poland and Czech Republic. Tickets are on sale at this location.

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Source: megadeth.com
Band profile: Megadeth
Event: Metalfest Open Air Austria 2012
Posted: 15.01.2012 by JD | Comments (4)


Bilocate - To Support Orphaned Land On Their Turkish Tour

Jordanian doom/death metallers Bilocate have announced that they will be supporting Israeli folk-oriental metallers Orphaned Land on their upcoming tour through Turkey in February. The band will play four dates: in Istanbul, Izmir, Eskisehir and Ankara. Pre-sale tickets are available here. Proceeds from the Istanbul show will be donated to the survivors of the Van Earthquake.

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Bilocate
Event: Orphaned Land: Turkish Tour 2012
Posted: 15.01.2012 by Strifeman | Comments (7)


Akphaezya - New Video And Song Online

French avantgarde metallers Akphaezya have posted online a video for "Nemesis," a song from the band's upcoming album Anthology IV: The Tragedy Of Nerak, due out in March via Code666 Records. The video was directed by Laurent Box and Camille Bouvard and you can watch it below. Another new song entitled "Genesis" can also be streamed on the band's Soundcloud.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Akphaezya
Posted: 15.01.2012 by K†ulu | Comments (2)