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Opeth - Australian Tour Announced

Opeth have announced a four-date headlining tour in Australia to promote their new album Heritage, released on September 14th.

The band posted the following on their official Facebook page: "We are pleased to announce that Opeth will be heading down to Australia this December."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Opeth
Event: Opeth: Heritage Australian Tour
Posted: 16.09.2011 by Arcticus | Comments (9)


Sólstafir - New Song Streaming Online

Iceland's own Sólstafir, which have a new album coming out entitled Svartir Sandar, are currently streaming the song "Fjara" online at this location. The song comes off of Svartir Sandar, which is set for release in Europe on October 14th and in North America on October 18th via Season of Mist.

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Source: season-of-mist.com
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Posted: 16.09.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (5)


Loudness - Audio Samples Of The New Album Online

Japanese heavy metal band Loudness is currently streaming audio samples from their new album titled Eve To Dawn, which you can check out below. The album has been released on September 14th.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Loudness
Posted: 16.09.2011 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Morgion - Announce Reunion

US death doom metal band Morgion announced on their official website that they have decided to do a reunion with the album Solinari line-up and they will make their return to the stage at the Maryland Deathfest X, to take place in Baltimore, USA.

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Source: morgion.com
Band profile: Morgion
Posted: 15.09.2011 by Glabrezu | Comments (7)


Abigail Williams - Enters The Studio

Abigail Williams will begin recording their third full-length album today. The process begins in the band's new home of Southern California as the band enter Keene Machine Studios with The Faceless' Michael Keene and Abigail Williams' mainman Ken Sorceron engineering. Former Abigail Williams and The Black Dahlia Murder drummer Zach Gibson will be playing on the album, as previous band mate Ken Bedene focuses on Aborted.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Abigail Williams
Posted: 15.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (2)


Delain - In The Studio Recording New Album

Dutch symphonic metallers Delain are currently in Stockholm recording their upcoming yet-untitled album. The band has teamed up with Jacob Hellner (Rammstein, Clawfinger, Apocalyptica), who will be producing the album.

In a short update the band had this to say: "After a long tour and changes, it's great to finally move on to writing and recording an album. Even more so in such legendary studios with people involved in such legendary albums! We have great songs written and these are the perfect conditions to make them come to life."

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Source: roadrunnerrecords.fr
Band profile: Delain
Posted: 15.09.2011 by BudDa | Comments (10)


As I Lay Dying - Announce New Compilation Album

US metalcore band As I Lay Dying has announced that they will release a compilation album entitled Decas. The album is set for release on November 8th in North America, November 7th in the U.K. and Europe, and November 4th in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the band.

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Source: asilaydying.com
Band profile: As I Lay Dying
Posted: 15.09.2011 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Insomnium - New Video Online

Finnish metallers Insomnium have released the official video for the song "Through The Shadows", taken from their upcoming album One For Sorrow. You can watch it at this location. The album is set for release on October 12th through Century Media.

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Source: metalinjection.net
Band profile: Insomnium
Posted: 15.09.2011 by Justicelust | Comments (8)


Dream Theater - Debut New Video

Progressive metal giants, Dream Theater, have debuted a new video for the track "On The Backs Of Angels", at Yahoo Music. You can also watch it below. The song is off of the band's latest offering A Dramatic Turn Of Events released just a week ago. All album details were previously reported over here.


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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Dream Theater
Posted: 15.09.2011 by BudDa | Comments (9)


Anathema - Band Parts Ways With Keyboardist

British atmospheric rockers, Anathema, have parted ways with their keyboardist, Les Smith, due to creative and musical differences. The band wrote on their website:

"It is with regret and sadness that Anathema announce they have parted company with keyboardist Les Smith due to creative and musical differences."

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Source: anathema.ws
Band profile: Anathema
Posted: 15.09.2011 by BudDa | Comments (2)


Dimmu Borgir - Special Show With Orchestra Announced For Wacken Open Air 2012

Norwegian symphonic black metal act Dimmu Borgir has been confirmed for Germany's Wacken Open Air 2012. Similarly to their show at Spektrum in Oslo, Norway earlier this year they will be supported by an orchestra and choir. According to the Wacken website this will be the band's only European festival performance of this kind.

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Source: wacken.com
Band profile: Dimmu Borgir
Event: Wacken Open Air 2012
Posted: 15.09.2011 by Promonex | Comments (13)


Animals As Leaders - New Album Cover Artwork Revealed

Groundbreaking progressive instrumentalist act Animals As Leaders have unveiled the cover of their upcoming, second album, entitled Weightless.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 14.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (8)


Textures - New Video Online

"Reaching Home", the brand-new video from progressive/technical death metallers Textures can now be streamed in the YouTube-video below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Textures
Posted: 14.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (2)


Dark Funeral - Part Ways With Regain Records

Swedish black metallers Dark Funeral have parted ways with Swedish label Regain Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Dark Funeral
Posted: 14.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (4)


Tsjuder - New Song Online

"The Daemon Throne", a brand-new track from Norwegian black metallers Tsjuder can now be streamed on the band's Facebook page.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Tsjuder
Posted: 14.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (1)