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Opeth - Bonus Track Streaming Online

Hot Topic is now exclusively streaming at this location one of the bonus tracks entitled "Pyre" off of the deluxe edition of Opeth's latest release Heritage, which came out on September 20th on Roadrunner Records. Alternatively, you can listen to it below. More details about the deluxe edition of Heritage can be found here. "Pyre" is one of two bonus tracks found on the Heritage Limited Edition CD/DVD and the Heritage CD/DVD/2LP Box Set.

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Source: opeth.com
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Posted: 21.09.2011 by pisymbol | Comments (11)


Judas Priest - To Release Special Compilation Album

British heavy metal legends Judas Priest announced the release of a special compilation album entitled The Chosen Few. The songs were chosen by some of the biggest names of the hard rock/heavy metal world, who picked their favorite Judas Priest songs for the band's forthcoming compilation album. The Chosen Few will be out October 11th via Legacy/Sony.

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Posted: 21.09.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (12)


Five Finger Death Punch - New Video Online

"Under And Over It", the new video clip from US metal outfit Five Finger Death Punch, has premiered at ARTISTdirect.com. The song is off the band's upcoming new album, American Capitalist.

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Posted: 21.09.2011 by BudDa | Comments (2)


Mastodon - Entire New Album Streaming Online

The Hunter, the new album from Mastodon, is now streaming in its entirety on YouTube. The video also includes a montage of images associated with each track on the album. The Hunter officially hits shelves next Tuesday, September 27th, 2011, through Reprise Records. More album details were previously reported over here.

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Source: mastodonrocks.com
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Posted: 21.09.2011 by pisymbol | Comments (14)


Aborted - New Album Tracklist And Guest Appearances Revealed

Belgian death metallers Aborted have completed work on their seventh studio album, Global Flatline, for a January 2012 release via Century Media Records.

The CD was recorded, mixed, and mastered by the Jacob Hansen (Volbeat, Pestilence, Hatesphere) at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark. The artwork was once again created by Justin Osbourn from Slasher Design.

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Source: roadrunnerrecords.com
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Posted: 20.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (5)


Arsis - Frontman Sits Out Upcoming Tour, New Song Snippets Online

As previously announced, Virginia-based melodic tech death metal masters Arsis will be touring as part of the Frets Of Fury Tour this October with Firewind, White Wizzard and Nightrage. The band will be playing brand new never-heard-before material on the tour, but guitarist/vocalist Jim Malone will not be joining them on the run.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 20.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (2)


Dew-Scented - Bassist Leaves The Band, Working On New Album

After almost 10 years of loyal service to the great Thrash Metal cause, bassist Alexander "Alex" Pahl (second from left on the photo below) decided to leave Dew-Scented.

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Source: dew-scented.net
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Posted: 20.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (3)


Threat Signal - New Song Online

"Face The Day", a brand-new song from Canadian melodic death metallers Threat Signal can now be heard on SoundCloud.

Another new song, entitled "Fallen Disciples", can still be streamed on SoundCloud as well.

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Posted: 20.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (1)


Nightmare - Streaming Crimson Glory Cover Online & Reveal New Album Title

French metallers Nightmare have recorded a cover version of the song "Where Dragons Rule", taken from the Crimson Glory album Transcendence, as a tribute to vocalist John Patrick Jr. "Midnight" McDonald. The former Crimson Glory frontman Midnight passed away on Wednesday, July 8th, 2009, due to total kidney and liver failure. He was 47 years old. The song can be heard at this location.

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Posted: 20.09.2011 by Angelic Storm | Comments (1)


Black Tusk - New Album Details Revealed, New Song Online

"Bring Me Darkness", the brand new single taken from American sludge metal act Black Tusk upcoming album Set The Dial is now streaming online on their Facebook page. The new album will be released on October 25th, 2011, via Relapse Records.

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Source: metalunderground.com
Posted: 20.09.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (2)


Visions Of Atlantis - Two New EP Audio Samples Online

After streaming the first audio sample of their upcoming EP, Maria Magdalena, Visions Of Atlantis are now streaming two new audio samples from the tracks "Melancholia" and "Change Of Tides", respectively. You can watch them below. To listen to the previously reported first audio sample, you can go over here. Maria Magdalena is set for release on October 21st via Napalm Records.

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Source: metalunderground.com
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Posted: 20.09.2011 by LonesomeRider | Comments (2)


Within Temptation - Guitarist To Focus On Other Duties Within The Band

Dutch symphonic metallers Within Temptation guitarist Robert Westerholt will step down from touring duties to focus on production and songwriting within the band.

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Source: within-temptation.com
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Posted: 20.09.2011 by BudDa | Comments (7)


Scythia - Two New Songs Streaming Online

Canadian folk metal band Scythia are streaming the new songs "Voice Of The Sword" and "For The King" online. You can listen to them below or at the band's Bandcamp page. Both songs will be featured on their upcoming album ...Of Exile, set for release on September 23rd.

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Source: scythiafolkmetal.com
Posted: 20.09.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (2)


Sick Of It All - To Re-Record Old Songs For A New Compilation Album

New York hardcore legends Sick Of It All announced that they will be releasing a new record entitled Nonstop on October 31st in Europe through Century Media Records. The album will consist of twenty songs from the band's catalogue, which have been re-recorded by the band to celebrate their 25th anniversary. Speaking about Nonstop, drummer Armand Majidi stated: "This whole thing is partially because of working with Tue Madsen - the man who has finally made SOIA sound the way we should in the studio."

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Source: sickofitall.com
Posted: 20.09.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (2)


Perversity - New Song Online

"Blood Of Hastur", a brand new song from Slovak death metallers Perversity has been made available for streaming. The song comes off of their new album Ablaze, released on August 31st. "Blood Of Hastur" and also "Merciless Messiah", which was previously available, are streaming at this location.

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Source: perversity.bandcamp.com
Posted: 20.09.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)