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The Foreshadowing - New Album To Be Released This Spring

Italian doom/gothic metallers The Foreshadowing have announced that their third full-length album, the follow-up to 2010's Oionos, will be released this spring via Cyclone Empire. Mixing and mastering will take place at the Unisound Studios in Sweden by Dan Swanö (Asphyx, Dark Funeral, Katatonia, Edge Of Sanity, etc.) and the artwork will be penned by Travis Smith (Opeth, Anathema, Nevermore).

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: The Foreshadowing
Posted: 03.02.2012 by Khalil-Mikael | Comments (3)


Metal Storm T-shirts Are Back!

More good news from Metal Storm - the t-shirts are back after 5 years of absence!

As before, we offer 6 basic types - regular/sleeveless/longsleeve for men/ladies. All t-shirts are black Fruit Of The Loom. The front side image is the MS logo with a faint background (view in higher resolution). The back side is blank.

New t-shirts are printed once a month, based on paid orders during that month. Getting the t-shirt should take somewhere between 1-6 weeks.

Collecting orders, printing and shipping is handled by Barry Anderson - if you have any questions, please contact him by PM or e-mail.

The t-shirts page: http://metalstorm.net/t-shirts/

Source: metalstorm.net
Posted: 03.02.2012 by Ivan | Comments (43)


Black Majesty - Announce New Album Title And Release Date

Australian power metallers Black Majesty have announced Stargazer as the title of their new upcoming album, which is due in May 2012, through Limb Music Germany.

The band posted the following on their Facebook page: "Black Majesty began recording drums back in October 2011 with Roland Grapow (Masterplan) at Grapow Studios in Slovakia and have since been busy in their homeland Australia laying down guitars and vocals. Roland Grapow will mix the CD in the coming months. Look out for Black Majesty's new album Stargazer in May 2012."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Black Majesty
Posted: 03.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Nephelium - Entire New Album Streaming Online

Coils Of Entropy, the debut album from Canadian-based death metallers Nephelium is now streaming online in its entirety at this location. The album will be self-released on February 7th. The first single off the album, "Merciless Annihilation", is also available for download at the band's Reverbnation page.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 03.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Kreator - Unveil New Album Title And Release Date

German thrashers Kreator have revealed that the title of their upcoming album will be Phantom Antichrist, which will hit stores on June 1st (Europe) and June 5th (North America). The album is currently being produced at Fascination Street Studios by Jens Bogren (Opeth, Katatonia, Soilwork, Devin Townsend, Amon Amarth) in Örebro, Sweden.

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Source: kreator-terrorzone.de
Band profile: Kreator
Posted: 02.02.2012 by DaMaGeR | Comments (32)


Meshuggah - Announce North American Tour Dates With Decapitated And Baroness

Swedish technical thrash metallers Meshuggah have announced a string of North American tour dates with special guests Decapitated and Baroness, starting on April 29th in Houston.

Meshuggah's drummer Tomas Haake stated: "We're really stoked to be coming back again! A new album and two really awesome bands to join us on our trek across the U.S. and Canada! There's one word that comes to mind: Sweet!"

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Meshuggah
Event: Meshuggah: The Ophidian Trek - North American Tour 2012
Posted: 02.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (7)


Paradise Lost - Unveil New Album Artwork

British gothic metallers Paradise Lost have unveiled the cover artwork for their new upcoming album Tragic Idol, set to be released on April 23rd, 2012, via Century Media Records. The album's artwork was designed by Parisian designer Valnoir, who has not only worked on this band's release, but also with artists such as Morbid Angel, Laibach, Ulver, Watain and more than 150 others. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Paradise Lost
Posted: 02.02.2012 by DarkSymphony500 | Comments (35)


Xandria - New Album Samples And Video Trailer Online

A sample from the song "Valentine" from German symphonic metallers Xandria is now available online and you can listen to it on the video below. The song comes off the band's upcoming album Neverworld's End, scheduled for a February 22nd release via Napalm Records. Samples from the whole album can also be streamed at Amazon. The album features Manuela Kraller, the new operatic vocalist seeking to replace Lisa Middelhauve. More album details here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Xandria
Posted: 02.02.2012 by Fred | Comments (12)


Paul Wardingham - To Release New Album This Year

Australian guitarist Paul Wardingham has announced The Human Affliction as the title of his new instrumental concept album to be released this year. Wardingham released his debut album Assimilate Regenerate in 2011 through Enigmatic Records.

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Source: paulwardingham.com
Band profile: Paul Wardingham
Posted: 02.02.2012 by DEATH666 | Comments (4)


Stillborn (POL) - Release New Video

"Stillborn II (Singularities Of The Ordinary Vulgar Boor)", a brand new video from Polish black/death metallers Stillborn (POL) is now streaming online and you can watch it below. The song is taken from the band's latest album Los Asesinos Del Sur, released last year via Ataman Productions. The video was written and directed by the band member Ataman Tolovy.


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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Stillborn (POL)
Posted: 02.02.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Autumn - Forced To Cancel German Shows

Dutch rockers Autumn have been forced to cancel their German dates in February due to irreconcilable work-related issues.

A statement from the band read: "Due to unexpected and unavoidable work commitments, Dutch heavy rock outfit Autumn have been forced to postpone all three German shows this February. The band did manage to salvage the show in Tilburg, Holland due to it being hosted on a Friday evening. Autumn are now collaborating with the venues and booking agency Creative Talent to either reschedule the cancelled shows or to incorporate them into a larger international tour later this year. Details will be released as soon as possible."

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Source: autumn-band.com
Band profile: Autumn
Posted: 02.02.2012 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Hammer Horde - New Video Online

Ohio-based viking/pagan metallers Hammer Horde have debuted their new video for the song "Midgårdian Revelry". The song is taken from their forthcoming album Vinlander, due out on March 1st, 2012, via Storm Surge Records. The album is already available for pre-order and the video can be viewed below. More album details were previously reported here.


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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Hammer Horde
Posted: 02.02.2012 by HammerHorde | Comments (0)


Abysmal Dawn - Two Songs Streaming Online

"Solitude's Demise", a remastered song from US death metallers Abysmal Dawn is now streaming online at this location. Another song, "Salting The Earth", is also streaming here. Both songs are taken from the band's debut album From Ashes, which was originally released in 2006 and has now been remastered and released via Relapse Records. The new version also contains three demos.


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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Abysmal Dawn
Posted: 02.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


1349 - Announce Two Special Norwegian Shows

Norwegian black metallers 1349 revealed on their official website that they have scheduled two special shows in Norway this April. The band will perform at Hulen in Bergen on April 27th and at Folken in Stavanger on April 28th.

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Source: legion1349.com
Band profile: 1349
Posted: 01.02.2012 by thorsdottir | Comments (0)


UFO - New Single Online

"Fight Night", a brand new song from British hard-rockers UFO is now streaming exclusively at Guitarworld. "Fight Night" is the new single off the band's upcoming album Seven Deadly, which will be released on February 28th in North America and a day earlier in Europe via SPV/Steamhammer.

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Source: ufo-music.info
Posted: 01.02.2012 by kual21 | Comments (2)