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Jorn - New Video Online

Heavy metallers Jorn have released the second video off their new album Bring Heavy Rock To The Land for the song "Live And Let Fly", a bonus track. As in the video for "Bring Heavy Rock To The Land", this one was also directed by Thomas Tjäder and you can watch it below. The new album came out on June 1st in Europe and June 5th in North America via Frontiers Records.

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Posted: 16.06.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (9)


Claymore - Part Ways With Bassist

Bulgarian melodic black/death outfit Claymore have parted ways with their longtime bassist Velislav Danov. The band posted the following about his departure: "Velislav Danov is no longer part of Claymore. Since this in an internal matter, it has to be handled internally. We would not share anything else, yet. Claymore will continue its work and future strategies will be revealed shortly."

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Posted: 16.06.2012 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Fu Manchu - Writing New Material

Good news for those who were waiting for a new Fu Manchu album. The US alternative metallers have started writing new material for their next album, the follow-up to 2009's Signs Of Infinite Power.

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Posted: 16.06.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Nachtmystium - Another New Song Online

Black metal knights Nachtmystium have premiered another new song from their upcoming album Silencing Machine. This time, "Borrowed Hope And Broken Dreams" was the chosen song, which is currently streaming at this location. Silencing Machine will hit stores on July 31st via Century Media. Meanwhile, you can also check the album's title track, previously released, here.

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Posted: 15.06.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (6)


Arsis - Recording New Album

US melodic tech-death metal masters Arsis have started recording their fifth full-length release. The album is being tracked at Audiohammer Studios in Florida with producer Mark Lewis (The Black Dahlia Murder, Whitechapel, Devildriver, Deicide, Six Feet Under). The follow-up to their 2010 release Starve For The Devil is tentatively scheduled for fall 2012 release via Nuclear Blast Records.

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Posted: 15.06.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (12)


Marty Friedman - Three Albums To See North American Release In August

Former Megadeth American guitarist Marty Friedman has signed a deal with Prosthetic Records for the North American release of three of his recent solo albums, namely 2010's Bad D.N.A., 2008's Future Addict, which have only been available in Japan, and 2006's Loudspeaker, originally released in the US by Shrapnel Records.

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Posted: 15.06.2012 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Subsignal - Part Ways With Drummer, Replacement Announced

German progressive metal band Subsignal has checked in with the following announcement about parting ways with drummer Roel van Helden: "Subsignal and drummer Roel van Helden have parted company on cordial terms. Roel intends to focus on his activities with Powerwolf and cannot pursue his job with Subsignal anymore."

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Posted: 15.06.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (2)


Dopethrone - Finish Recording New Album

Canadian stoner metallers Dopethrone have announced on their Facebook page that they have finished recording/mastering the band's third album, which is being called Dopethrone III for now. According to their last update, the band is now working on the album artwork for the follow-up to last year's Dark Foil. New details about the release are expected to surface soon.

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Posted: 15.06.2012 by BoxCar Willy | Comments (2)


Tarja - To Release First Live Album/DVD In August

Tarja, also known as the former Nightwish singer, has just announced the release of her first solo live album and DVD. Titled Act I, it will be released on August 24th across the globe in the formats CD, DVD and Blu-ray via earMUSIC, the German branch of the rock-Edel Group.

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Posted: 14.06.2012 by Armin | Comments (10)


Ministry - Debut New Video

"Ghouldiggers", the new video clip from US industrial metal band Ministry has debuted and is now available for viewing below. The song comes off the band's new album Relapse, which came out on March 23rd through AFM Records. The video is the creation of Zach Passero.

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Posted: 14.06.2012 by BudDa | Comments (6)


Baroness - Another New Song Online

"March To The Sea", a new song from US sludge metal quartet Baroness is now available for your streaming pleasure below. The song comes off the band's new double album Yellow & Green, set for release on July 17th via Relapse Records. The single March To The Sea is now available on iTunes. More album details, including the tracklist and artwork, were previously reported here.

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Posted: 14.06.2012 by BudDa | Comments (43)


Hour Of Penance - Announce New Drummer, Sign Endorsement Deals

Italian brutal death metal act Hour Of Penance has announced the addition of drummer James Payne to their lineup.

Guitarist Giulio Moschini had the following to say: "Please welcome our new drummer James Payne. I've known him for quite a long time and he's a very talented drummer. We're proud to have him on board! James will be playing with us starting at Hellfest this weekend, and all of our dates on the Extreme fests here in Europe."

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Posted: 14.06.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (2)


IXXI - Ink Deal With Osmose Productions, To Enter Studio In August

Swedish black metal outfit IXXI has signed to Osmose Productions and are set to enter studio this August to begin working on a new album. This album will be the band's fourth after Elect Darkness was released back in 2009. The band's guitarist, Axel Axelsson "Acerbus" Johnson, posted the following on their Facebook page: "IXXI is very proud to announce that we have now signed with Osmose production for a brand new record. With a new line-up and strength regained we shall enter Sunlight Studio in August with only the best IXXI songs so far ever to date."

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Posted: 14.06.2012 by BudDa | Comments (0)


Embassy Of Silence - New Album Streaming In Its Entirety

Antler Velvet, the new album from Finnish progressive/symphonic metal band Embassy Of Silence is now available for streaming in its entirety at H&R Productions. For the folks in Finland, the stream is also available at Inferno.fi. Antler Velvet is the band's second album and is scheduled for release on June 18th in the UK and June 20th worldwide via Ravenheart Music.

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Posted: 14.06.2012 by BudDa | Comments (1)


Pathology - Begin Recording New Album This Month

After they released Awaken To The Suffering last year, US brutal death metal act Pathology has now checked in with the following brief announcement about beginning the recording process for a new album: "We start recording our new album at the end of this month! Were recording once again with producer Daniel Castleman at Lambesis Studios. The new album will be out in October! More news coming soon!"

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Posted: 14.06.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (2)