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Augury - Return To Original Line-Up

Canadian death metallers Augury have issued the following statement: "It is with great pleasure that we announce the return of bassist Dominic "Forest" Lapointe and drummer Étienne Gallo to Augury. The writing process has begun with all the original members, and the band is focused 100% on the new album."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Augury
Posted: 26.05.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (5)


Kamelot - Re-Sign With Steamhammer/SPV, New Album Out In September

US symphonic power metallers Kamelot have signed a new deal with Steamhammer/SPV. The new album will be released in September and the band's new vocalist will be announced at the end of June.

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Source: spv.de
Band profile: Kamelot
Posted: 26.05.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (21)


The Agonist - New Song Streaming Online

"Predator & Prayer", a brand new song from Canadian metallers The Agonist has premiered and is currently streaming online exclusively at this location. The song comes off Prisoners, the band's upcoming new album which will hit stores on June 4th in Europe and June 5th in North America via Century Media. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: The Agonist
Posted: 26.05.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (10)


Kimaera - New Album Details Revealed

Lebanese death/doom metallers Kimaera have revealed new details about their upcoming new album The Harbinger Of Doom, their third output, after the release of Solitary Impact in 2010. The artwork was created by Rhett Podersoo at Machine Room Art & Design (My Dying Bride, Dawn Of Ashes) and can be seen below along with the tracklist.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Kimaera
Posted: 26.05.2012 by Spring Thorns | Comments (1)


Nachtblut - New Video Released

German melodic black metallers Nachtblut have released a new video. This time the visual candy has been created for the track "Ich Trinke Blut", which comes off the band's new album Dogma, released yesterday via Napalm Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Nachtblut
Posted: 26.05.2012 by Array | Comments (1)


The Chant - Upcoming Album Streaming Online

Finnish suomi metal band The Chant's upcoming album is currently streaming online in its entirety at this location. A Healing Place is set to be released on May 30th via Secret Entertainment.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: The Chant
Posted: 26.05.2012 by Array | Comments (0)


Emperor - Tribute To Emperor Cover Album On Its Way

Tryzna Production is about to release an Emperor tribute album entitled A Tribute To Emperor - In Honour Of Icon E on June 25th. This release is an authorized tribute to Emperor and also endorsed by all former members. The bands paying tribute to Emperor include acts such as Taake, Troll, Horna, Helheim, Setherial, etc.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Emperor
Posted: 25.05.2012 by Array | Comments (15)


Nile - Unveil New Album Details And New Song Online

US death metal masters Nile have revealed the tracklist for the band's upcoming release entitled At The Gate Of Sethu and the European jewel case artwork. The follow-up to Those Whom The Gods Detest (2009) will be released via Nuclear Blast Records on June 29th (Europe) and July 3rd (North America). More album details here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Nile
Posted: 25.05.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (93)


Steve Vai - New Album Details Unveiled, New Song Streaming Online

Guitar God Steve Vai has announced the release of his first full-length solo record in 7 years. His new solo album will be entitled The Story Of Light, is set for release on August 14th through Favored Nations and is already available for pre-order on his official website.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Steve Vai
Posted: 25.05.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (10)


Waylander - Reveal New Album Details, New Song Online

Official Listenable Records press release:

Freshly mastered at the Finnox studio in Finland (Children Of Bodom, Nightwish...), Irish folk metal band Waylander are releasing their brand new and fourth full length album Kindred Spirits on July 16th (EU) and August 14th (North America). The band here described lyrics for the two first songs: "Echoes Of The Sidhe" and "Lámh Dearg" which we feel are very interesting topics.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Waylander
Posted: 25.05.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Adorned Brood - Sign With Massacre Records

Official Massacre Records press release:

We're proud to announce the signing of German pagan metal pioneers Adorned Brood!

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Adorned Brood
Posted: 25.05.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


The Unguided - Part Ways With Drummer

Swedish melodic death metallers The Unguided have decided to part ways with drummer John Bengtsson after almost a year of collaboration. In a short statement John states: "I have decided to leave The Unguided cause of a few different reasons. I want to thank for my time in the band and everybody for the support."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: The Unguided
Posted: 25.05.2012 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Hatebreed - Working On New Full-Length Album

US hardcore outfit Hatebreed has announced that they have started working on their new studio album. The band posted the following message on their official website: "Hatebreed is excited to announce that the band is currently in the studio self-producing an upcoming full-length album with co-producer assistance from Josh Wilbur (Lamb Of God, Avenged Sevenfold) and Chris "Zeuss" Harris (Suicide Silence, All That Remains, Shadows Fall)."

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Source: hatebreed.com
Band profile: Hatebreed
Posted: 25.05.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Galar - Working On New Album

Norway's viking black metallers Galar have issued the following statement about working on an upcoming new album: "Hi, folks! We're truly sorry for the lack of updates the past months! Ehm... well, it's almost been a year since the last one, so it's about time to give this page more attention as well, in these 'Facebook times'."

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Source: galar.no
Band profile: Galar
Posted: 25.05.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


Angra - Edu Falaschi Leaves The Band

Edu Falaschi is not a member of Brazilian power metallers Angra anymore. The vocalist has issued today the following official statement about his departure: "Dear friends, fans and partners, there comes a moment in a man's life when it is necessary to make a radical decision in order to move forward with dignity and renewed energy. I'm in a very happy moment, where now, at age 40, I'm fulfilled and incredibly satisfied to have succeeded in making almost all my personal and professional dreams come true."

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Source: edufalaschi.com.br
Band profile: Angra
Posted: 24.05.2012 by OpenMind | Comments (30)