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Kells - New Album Details

Anachromie, the new album by French female-fronted alternative metallers Kells is scheduled for a release on January 20th next year through Season Of Mist, which they recently signed to.

The album is set to be recorded and mixed by Yann Klimezyk (Mypollux) at MS Studio and mastered by Ted Jensen (Korn, Deftones, Muse) at Sterling Sound Studio in New York.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Kells
Posted: 19.10.2011 by Pandabeer | Comments (2)


Nader Sadek - Ex-Vader Bassist Joins The Band

Marcin "Novy" Nowak, of Behemoth and Vader fame, has joined the ranks as bassist of international death metal super group Nader Sadek (featuring Rune "Blasphemer" Erickson, Flo Mounier and Steve Tucker).

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Nader Sadek
Posted: 19.10.2011 by JD | Comments (14)


Esoteric - New Song Online

"Cipher", a brand-new song from UK funeral doom metallers Esoteric can now be streamed on Season Of Mist's Facebook page (You'll have to "Like" the page to access the stream) and in the YouTube-video below for the time being.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Esoteric
Posted: 18.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (33)


Aosoth - Ink Deal With Agonia Records, New Album And EP Next Year

French black metallers Aosoth have inked an album deal with Polish metal label Agonia Records for two full-lengths. The band will also release an EP through Lithuanian metal label Infera Produndus Records in early 2012.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Aosoth
Posted: 18.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (1)


Neurotic Deathfest 2012 - More Bands Announced

The management of the Dutch extreme metal festival Neurotic Deathfest recently announced the second set of bands to play, including Sublime Cadaveric Decomposition, Abysmal Torment, Uncleansed, Modus Delicti, Gorguts, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Cyanide Serenity and Suffering Quota.

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Source: neuroticdeathfest.com
Event: Neurotic Deathfest 2012
Posted: 18.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (7)


Blotted Science - New Video Online

"Cretaceous Chasm", the brand new video from progressive metal band Blotted Science is now available for viewing below. The song is off the band's new EP entitled The Animation Of Entomology, which was released on October 4th.


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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Blotted Science
Posted: 18.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (8)


Leaves' Eyes - Free Acoustic Show In Paris With Stream Of Passion

German symphonic metallers Leaves' Eyes have announced that they will play a free acoustic show in Paris tonight alongside Dutch metallers Stream Of Passion.

The band posted the following on their official website: "Attention Leaves' Eyes & Stream Of Passion fans in France! The two bands will play an exclusive and free acoustic session on 18th of October in Paris, Le Klub! Free entrance, plus signing session of both bands! Also an afterparty at the Black Dog bar. Don't miss this great event!"

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Source: leaveseyes.de
Band profile: Leaves' Eyes
Posted: 18.10.2011 by Saltimbank021 | Comments (3)


Darkthrone - To Re-Release Demos On Vinyl

Norwegian black metal duo Darkthrone will be re-releasing on November 14th four demos on vinyl format under the name Sempiternal Past.

Sempiternal Past contains all four of Darkthrone's cult demo releases recorded in 1988-1989 (Land Of Frost, A New Dimension, Thulcandra, and Cromlech); now fully restored and remastered from the best tape sources available. Also included on this release are the tracks recorded at Oslo TV in 1989, along with a restored version of the rare song "God Of Disturbance And Friction". It will be available on limited double vinyl with gatefold sleeve, with the sleeve including band notes, plus rare images and photos.

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Source: burningshed.com
Band profile: Darkthrone
Posted: 18.10.2011 by Vombatus | Comments (75)


Malefice - Announce New Guitarist

UK metalcore outfit Malefice have announced Andy Wilson as their new guitarist. Andy replaces Alex Vuskans who parted ways with the band this year. The band posted the following on their Facebook page: "After a baptism of fire standing in for Alex Vuskans on the bands recent UK run with Sylosis, Malefice have announced that Andy Wilson will take over on a permanent basis."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Malefice
Posted: 18.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Autumn - Another New Song Streaming Online

"Black Stars In A Blue Sky", a new song from Dutch symphonic act Autumn has premiered exclusively at this location. The song is off the band's upcoming fifth album entitled Cold Comfort, to be released on November 8th via Metal Blade Records and 4th/7th in Europe. More album details were previously reported here.


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Source: metal-hammer.de
Band profile: Autumn
Posted: 18.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (1)


Venom - New Song Online

"Punk's Not Dead", a brand-new song from UK's blackened thrash metallers Venom can now be streamed in the YouTube-video below.

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Source: bravewords.com
Band profile: Venom
Posted: 17.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (20)


Krisiun - Another New Song Online

"Rise And Confront", another new song from Brazilian brutal death juggernauts Krisiun is now streaming online at the band's official Facebook page. In case you missed it, the band is set to release their new album, The Great Execution, on October 31st in Europe and November 1st in North America via Century Media Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Krisiun
Posted: 17.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (5)


Megadeth - New Song Available For Download

US thrashers Megadeth have now made the track "Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)" available for download and you can get it at this location (you need to give an email address to do so). The song comes off of Megadeth's upcoming new album entitled Th1rt3en, due out November 1st, 2011, via Roadrunner Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Megadeth
Posted: 17.10.2011 by BudDa | Comments (7)


Destroyers Of The Faith 2012 - Line-Up And Dates Announced

Official press release

Metal Hammer is proud to announce that legendary death metal innovators Cannibal Corpse will headline the first-ever edition of Destroyers Of The Faith, and will be bringing with them some of the biggest names in extreme music.

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Source: metalhammer.co.uk
Event: Destroyers Of The Faith
Posted: 17.10.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (11)


Royal Hunt - Unveil New Album Artwork And New DVD Details

Danish power/prog metallers Royal Hunt are putting the very last touches on their new album Show Me How To Live and getting ready to mix it, this time in Sweden, and have also unveiled the new album cover. The album will be first released in the USA on November 29th, then by Frontiers Records in Europe on December 2nd, and finally in Japan on December 7th. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: royalhunt.com
Band profile: Royal Hunt
Posted: 17.10.2011 by andreosokin | Comments (1)