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Accept - New Album Cover And Tracklist Revealed

German heavy metal legends Accept have announced via their official Facebook the tracklist and artwork for the band's upcoming album, Stalingrad, due out on April 6th via Nuclear Blast Records. The album will come as a CD, 2LP (red/white) or limited edition CD with a bonus DVD with live content from the Blood Of The Nations tour and official video clips. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Accept
Posted: 17.02.2012 by kual21 | Comments (3)


Sigh - New Video Online

"Far Beneath The In-Between", the new video from Japanese avantgarde black metallers Sigh has premiered at Decibel Magazine and can also be viewed below. It was directed and edited by Yossi Darmon. The song comes off the band's upcoming album In Somniphobia, which will be released on March 12th through Candlelight Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Sigh
Posted: 17.02.2012 by beyondtehdarksun | Comments (15)


Enochian Theory - Release Date For New Album Pushed Back

UK progressive metallers Enochian Theory have announced that the release of their new album has been pushed back a month. It will now be released on March 12th.

The band posted on their official website: "Life... And All It Entails will be released on Monday 12th March 2012... Things have been put back a month due to things beyond our control, but this release date will not change anymore."

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Source: enochiantheory.co.uk
Band profile: Enochian Theory
Posted: 17.02.2012 by tea[m]ster | Comments (1)


Leaves' Eyes - Part Ways With Drummer, Replacement Announced

Official press release

Leaves' Eyes are proud to welcome Felix Born in the band! Unfortunately, Roland Navratil had to leave for private reasons, we wish him all the best for the future!

Felix commented: "I am really happy to announce that I am the new drummer of Leaves' Eyes. As I got the offer to do a jam session with the band I was highly motivated, because I love their music. The combination of grooves and nice melodies is exactly what I appreciate being a drummer. During the jam session I realized the fact that I wanted the job even more, because I felt very comfortable with the whole band. I am really happy about joining Leaves' Eyes and I am looking forward to seeing you all on the road soon!"

Liv added: "Felix convinced me straight away through his way of playing, for both Liv Kristine as well as for Leaves' Eyes. He is a highly talented drummer, probably one of the greatest talents in Germany, in the studio as well as on stage. He is a fresh breath to our music."

We also uploaded a video on Youtube introducing Felix at this location.


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Source: leaveseyes.de
Band profile: Leaves' Eyes
Posted: 17.02.2012 by White Winter Sun | Comments (5)


Blinded By Faith - New Song Online

"So Speak The Voice Of Law", a brand new song from Canadian metallers Blinded By Faith, is available for streaming at the Galy Records' Facebook page (It requires to click on "like"). The the song is also available for streaming on ReverbNation at this location.

"So Speak The Voice Of Law" comes off the band's forthcoming album, entitled Tchernobyl Survivor, which will be released on March 10 via Galy Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Blinded By Faith
Posted: 17.02.2012 by White Winter Sun | Comments (0)


Aeternam - Part Ways With Bassist, New Album Details

Quebec, Canada-based metallers Aeternam have announced the departure of bass player Jean-François Boudreault.

The band commented: "We wishe him success with all his projects and thank him for all those great moments shared together."

The band has also revealed the title and tracklist of their forthcoming album, for a late 2012 release via Galy Records. The album will be recorded at Badass Studios with engineer JeF Fortin within the next two months and will be called Moongod.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Aeternam
Posted: 17.02.2012 by White Winter Sun | Comments (1)


Asphyx - New Video Online

"Deathhammer", the new video from Dutch metallers Asphyx, can be viewed at this location. The clip was filmed earlier this month by Maurice Swinkels of Younique Film.

"Deathhammer" is the title track of the band's forthcoming album, which will be released on February 27 in Europe (February 28 in North America) via Century Media Records.

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Source: metal-hammer.de
Band profile: Asphyx
Posted: 16.02.2012 by White Winter Sun | Comments (1)


Torture Killer - New Song Online

"I Chose Death", a brand new song from Finnish death metallers Torture Killer, is available for streaming at this location.

"I Chose Death" is the title track of the band's forthcoming EP, which will be released on March 7 via Dynamic Arts Records. More details about I Chose Death were previously reported over here.

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Source: soundcloud.com
Band profile: Torture Killer
Posted: 16.02.2012 by White Winter Sun | Comments (2)


Soulfly - Premiere New Video

US-based nu thrash metallers Soulfly have premiered their new music video for the song "World Scum" at ArtistDirect.com. The song features vocalist Travis Ryan from Cattle Decapitation and is taken from the band's forthcoming album Enslaved, which is slated for release on March 13th through Roadrunner Records. More album details were previously reported here and here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Soulfly
Posted: 16.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (4)


Kalmah - New Keyboardist Announced

Finnish metallers Kalmah have issued the following update on their official website:

"After inspiring hunting season Kalmah has found new keyboard player. We welcome Swamplord Veli-Matti Kananen (One Morning Left) on board! Velski has already played session gigs with us in Russia and Switzerland so we knew his skills and most of all his state of mindlessness.

We have started to write material for next album and so far we have 4 songs on the way - fast and fucked. New video will be shot next summer with mosquitos and Finnish swamp soil. Song for the video has already been chosen. Studio sessions will take place at the end of this year."

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Source: kalmah.com
Band profile: Kalmah
Posted: 16.02.2012 by White Winter Sun | Comments (5)


Kamelot - Announce European Tour

US symphonic power metallers Kamelot have announced a European tour for this November, which starts in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, on November 2nd. The tour will promote their new album, which will be the follow-up to Poetry For The Poisoned, released in 2010 via earMusic/KMG Recordings.

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Source: kamelot.com
Band profile: Kamelot
Event: Kamelot: Silverthorn European Tour 2012
Posted: 16.02.2012 by flakky49 | Comments (14)


Anathema - New Song Available For Download

British atmospheric rockers Anathema have announced on their official Facebook page that the new track "The Beginning And The End" is now available for download at their label Kscope's website, provided you give an email address. The track comes off their forthcoming new album, Weather Systems, which will be released in April. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Anathema
Posted: 16.02.2012 by Angel_Lament | Comments (34)


Unearth - Release New Video

"Watch It Burn", the brand new video from US metalcore outfit Unearth has premiered at Metal Injection. Alternatively, you can watch it below. The song comes off the band's latest album Darkness In The Light, released last year. The video was directed by Scott Hansen.

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Source: unearth.tv
Band profile: Unearth
Posted: 16.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Sabaton - New Album Tracklist And Cover Art Revealed

Swedish power metallers Sabaton have unveiled more details about their upcoming album titled Carolus Rex, due out on May 25th via Nuclear Blast. The lyrical theme of the album will be the Swedish Empire. The entire concept was created with the help of a well known Swedish historian, Bengt Liljegren. After the album is released in May, the band plans to go out on a two-year long world tour.

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Source: sabaton.net
Band profile: Sabaton
Posted: 16.02.2012 by Zmaj Ognjeni Vuk | Comments (15)


Sonisphere Switzerland - Metallica Confirmed As Headliners

It has now been confirmed that Metallica will also headline the 3rd edition of the Sonisphere festival in Switzerland on May 30th at Yverdon-les-Bains this year. Other bands confirmed are Slayer, Motörhead, Eluveitie, Mastodon and Gojira. As on all Sonisphere festivals this year, the band will play its self-titled Black Album, released in 1991.

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Source: sz.sonisphere.eu
Band profile: Metallica
Event: Sonisphere Switzerland
Posted: 16.02.2012 by ArgoP | Comments (6)