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09:11 - AngelofDeth personally I love this version of the site, also the news articles have gotten alot better
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Dutch multi-instrumentalist Arjen Lucassen (Ayreon, Star One, Ambeon, Guilt Machine) recently started working on a new project, and is now revealing fans its first details. It will be a collaboration with Arjen's favorite female singer, Anneke Van Giersbergen (Anneke Van Giersbergen, ex-The Gathering), and fans should expect an epic concept double album, a combination of "classical meets metal" and "acoustic folk". More details to follow.
US power metallers Judicator are planning the release of their third full-length, At The Expense Of Humanity, that will hit the stores in September 5th, but we'll be able to catch a glimpse of the new album already on May 3rd, when the new EP Coping Mechanism will be released.
Just three months after releasing its latest album, Interval 02: Parallel Infinities - The Abscinded Universe, progressive death metal project Lascaille's Shroud is announcing a new release, named Lascaille's Shroud Presents Curaga. This, however, won't be a conventional release. The music will be focused on the aggressive side of power metal, and the album's theme will be that of video games: "Final Fantasy 7", "Final Fantasy 9", "Metal Gear Solid", "The Witcher", "Bioshock" and "Beyond: Two Souls".
Today the new Edguy album, Space Police - Defenders Of The Crown, sees its official release in Europe via Nuclear Blast Records, and the band is streaming the full album, complete with two bonus tracks, right at this location. Head over there, listen to it and tell us what you think about it.
The new EP by Unisonic, For The Kingdom, will be released on May 23rd via earMUSIC. The label has just unveiled the EP's cover artwork, created by graphic artist Martin Hausler (who has previously worked with Unisonic on the band's debut album cover design). The cover represents only a very small excerpt of the futuristic album artwork.
The second video off Sonata Arctica's newest output Pariah's Child, released on March 28th via Nuclear Blast Records, is now online. After "The Wolves Die Young", the song chosen this time is the ballad "Love". Check out the video below and tell us what you think.
Italian metallers Ancient Bards just premiered the video for the track "In My Arms", the first single off their upcoming album A New Dawn Ending, due to be released on April 25th in Europe and Japan and on June 10th in North America via Limb Music. The video was directed by Matteo Ermeti. Enjoy it here!
German metallers Xandria are streaming a teaser for their upcoming album, Sacrificium, due to be released on May 2nd via Napalm Records. The clip gives previews of all the new tracks. You can watch it below and tell us your opinion about it. After "Dreamkeeper", this is another opportunity to hear the new vocalist Dianne Van Giersbergen.
German power metal superstars Edguy just premiered the new video for the song "Love Tyger", off their upcoming album Space Police - Defenders Of The Crown, due to be released on April 18th (UK April 21st, USA April 29th) via Nuclear Blast Records. The band labeled it as the "most different video clip we actually never shot", so... enjoy the bizarre output below and the new song, of course.
And the title of the upcoming Opeth album is... Pale Communion! Roadrunner Records just unveiled the fact that the album will hit the stores worldwide on June 17th. Among other things, now we know that Pale Communion was produced by bandleader Mikael Åkerfeldt and mixed by longtime collaborator and Porcupine Tree frontman/guitarist Steven Wilson.
The new Elvenking album, named The Pagan Manifesto, is fast approaching and will be released on May 9th via AFM Records. After streaming "Elvenlegions", the first song off the album, the band is now sharing the album tracklist. Soon the band will release a new video for "Elvenlegions" as well.
As previously announced, Unisonic are ready to release their yet untitled second album, and now we know that it will hit the stores on July 25th via earMUSIC. You don't have to wait that long. To prepare for this album, the band is going to release also an EP, named For The Kingdom, that will be dropping on May 23rd and will contain two new songs and four live tracks, recorded at the Masters of Rock Festival 2012 in Czech Republic.
Following the success of their latest album, Nemesis, Stratovarius are ready to release a new documentary, named Nemesis Days, that will hit the stores on May 2nd via earMUSIC. Nemesis Days contains a brand new 80-minute documentary DVD following Stratovarius around the world, revealing the story of Nemesis and the evolution of the band. Nemesis Days will also contain the full album Nemesis. Here below you have the trailer, the promo poster and the tracklist.