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Inquisition - Sign With Season Of Mist

Official Season Of Mist press release:

Black metal powerhouse Inquisition just inked a deal with Season of Mist! The Americans' sixth album will be released on the Underground Activists division.

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Source: season-of-mist.com
Band profile: Inquisition
Posted: 29.02.2012 by Array | Comments (21)


Valient Thorr - New Song Streaming Online

"Beast With A Billion Eyes", a brand new song from US heavy metallers Valient Thorr is now streaming online exclusively at this location. The song comes off the band's split 7" with High On Fire, which was released on February 27th via Volcom's Vinyl Club.

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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 29.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (1)


Ephel Duath - In The Studio

Italian metallers Ephel Duath are working on their new EP, due in summer 2012 via their recently-signed deal with Agonia Records.

In a video filmed at Sharkbyte Studios (Machine Head, Exodus, High On Fire) in Oakland, California, drummer Marco Minnemann plays an extract from the song "Stardust Rain" and bass legend Steve DiGiorgio (Death, Testament, Sadus, Obscura) plays the intro of the song "Black Prism".

Erik Rutan will mix the EP at his Mana Recording Studio (Cannibal Corpse, Hate Eternal) in San Petersburg, Florida. Alan Douches will master the material at West West Side Music (Death, Mastodon, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Clutch) in New York.


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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Ephel Duath
Posted: 29.02.2012 by White Winter Sun | Comments (0)


Architects - New Album Cover Art Revealed

British metallers Architects will release their new album, entitled Daybreaker, on May 28 in Europe and June 5 in North America via Century Media Records.

The follow-up to The Here And Now was produced by the band with John Mitchell and Ben Humphreys at Outhouse Studios in Reading, the same team that previously worked on Architects' Hollow Crown CD. The cover artwork for the album was created by Paul Jackson (Tank.Axe.Love).


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Source: facebook.com
Posted: 29.02.2012 by White Winter Sun | Comments (1)


Nightwish - To Release Tour Edition Of Imaginaerum

Finnish symphonic metallers Nightwish have announced the release of a Tour Edition of the band's new album Imaginaerum on April 13th. This special edition will contain two CDs and one DVD in a slipcase digibook. Additionally, there will be a 2LP release of the orchestral version on black or crystal vinyl in a gatefold. This orchestral version is new and not the instrumental mix found on the initial Imaginaerum 2CD releases.

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Source: nightwish.com
Band profile: Nightwish
Posted: 28.02.2012 by Flower Metal | Comments (15)


Lamb Of God - Forced To Cancel Show In Brazil Due To Scheduling Conflict

US groove thrash metallers Lamb Of God have cancelled the band's previously announced show in Curitiba, Brazil. The following press release was issued about the cancellation: "Liberation Music Company is very sorry to announce that, due to irreversible logistics problems, Lamb Of God's appearance in Curitiba, Brazil, with Hatebreed and Lacuna Coil on April 1st had to be cancelled."

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Source: willie-adler.allaxess.com
Band profile: Lamb Of God
Event: Lamb Of God: South American Tour 2012 [CANCELLED]
Posted: 28.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (4)


Accept - New Song Online

"Stalingrad", a brand new song from legendary German heavy metallers Accept is now available for streaming below. The song is off the band's upcoming album also entitled Stalingrad, which has been penned for an April 6th release via Nuclear Blast Records. More album details were previously reported here and here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Accept
Posted: 28.02.2012 by BudDa | Comments (13)


Autopsy - Song From New Compilation Album Streaming Online

"Mauled To Death", a re-recorded song from US death metallers Autopsy is now streaming online at Pitchfork. The song is featured on the band's new compilation of re-mastered classics and rarities entitled All Tomorrow's Funerals, released on February 20th via Peaceville Records. All Tomorrow's Funerals contains re-mastered versions of all Autopsy's past EP's from Retribution For The Dead to The Tomb Within, plus four new tracks.

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Source: pitchfork.com
Band profile: Autopsy
Posted: 28.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (3)


Demon Hunter - New Song Streaming Online

"Someone To Hate", a brand new song from US metalcore outfit Demon Hunter, is now streaming online at the band's Facebook page. The song is taken from their upcoming new album, True Defiance, out on April 10th via Solid State Records. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Demon Hunter
Posted: 28.02.2012 by Dane Train | Comments (2)


Bloodbound - To Release New Album This Year

Swedish heavy metallers Bloodbound have announced that the band will release a new album after the summer. The band issued the following short update on their Facebook page, letting us know that a new album is in the works: "Today we will start the vocal recordings for the 5th Bloodbound album! The album will be released on AFM Records after the summer! Greetings from Nosferatu and the boys!"

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Bloodbound
Posted: 28.02.2012 by Zmaj Ognjeni Vuk | Comments (0)


Theocracy - Announce Video Contest

US progressive/power metallers Theocracy and their label Ulterium Records have announced a video contest that will be open until April 1st. Two winners will be chosen to win the band's latest album As The World Bleeds, among other prizes.

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Source: theocracymusic.com
Band profile: Theocracy
Posted: 28.02.2012 by Flower Metal | Comments (3)


Christian Mistress - Entire New Album Streaming Online

Possession, the new album from US heavy metallers Christian Mistress is currently streaming online exclusively and in its entirety at Guitar World. The album Possession is the band's second full-length release and hits stores today via Relapse Records.

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Source: christianmistress.com
Posted: 28.02.2012 by Cynic Metalhead | Comments (0)


Job For A Cowboy - New Album Details & Song Online

Demonocracy, the brand-new album, and follow-up to 2009's Ruination, by US death metallers Job For A Cowboy is set to be released on April 10th. Demonocracy is the first album to feature new bassist Nick Schendzielos (Reign Of Vengeance, Cephalic Carnage) and Tony Sannicandro.

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Source: metalblade.com
Band profile: Job For A Cowboy
Posted: 27.02.2012 by Azoic | Comments (12)


Luca Turilli's Rhapsody - New Album Cover Unveiled

The cover artwork from the upcoming Luca Turilli's Rhapsody album titled Ascending To Infinity has been unveiled. The album will be released worldwide on June 29th via Nuclear Blast. The cover was created by Felipe Machado Franco, also known for his work for bands like Blind Guardian, Rhapsody Of Fire, Rage, Iron Savior and Vorpal Nomad. More album details were previously reported here.

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Source: ltrhapsody.com
Band profile: Luca Turilli
Posted: 27.02.2012 by Kallis Helmi | Comments (27)


Kult Ov Azazel - New Bassist Announced

US black metallers Kult Ov Azazel have announced the addition of bassist Amduscias (Randy Piro - Orbweaver/ex-Hate Eternal) to the group.

The band posted the following on the addition: "Amduscias has been added to our ranks. This begins a new path for Kult Ov Azazel. Don't worry though as it is the same path just with new blood and added power."

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Kult Ov Azazel
Posted: 27.02.2012 by White Winter Sun | Comments (0)