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Katavasia - New Album Coming, First Track Revealed

Greek black metal band Katavasia have premiered a new song, entitled "Chthonic Oracle", taken from their upcoming new album, Magnus Venator (The Great Hunter), which will be out in stores September 4th, 2020 via Floga Records. Katavasia is a unique black metal alliance consisting of Varathron, Aenaon, Hail Spirit Noir, Agnes Vein and Melan Selas members.

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Posted: 06.07.2020 by nikarg | Comments (1)


Lör - New EP Released, Official Video For 'Ruin' Streaming

Lör's unique blend of power, folk and progressive metal is now represented by brand new material. The band surprisingly self-released their new EP, Edge Of Eternity, which is the follow-up to 2017's debut album, In Forgotten Sleep. While a full-length album is also on the way, the EP is now available in physical and digital formats here, and the official music video for the song "Ruin" can be watched below.

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Posted: 17.05.2020 by nikarg | Comments (0)


Kawir - To Release Split EP With Yoth Iria

Greek pagan black metal veterans Kawir join forces with the newly formed Yoth Iria of Jim Mutilator (ex-Rotting Christ) and Magus from Necromantia to release a split EP. Due out in early September via Hell's Fire Records, it will feature one unreleased song by each band. It will be limited to 666 copies and features cover artwork by Giannis Antoniou. More details to be announced soon, so stay tuned.

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Posted: 13.05.2020 by nikarg | Comments (1)


Wintersun - Announce Patreon Launch

Wintersun are proud to officially announce that Wintersun Patreon is online now. Wintersun Patreon is a new platform and an interactive community, and a page for the band to share exclusive content. It will also have a totally new Wintersun forum where the band can interact directly with their fans.

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Posted: 21.04.2020 by nikarg | Comments (56)


Hail Spirit Noir - Stream First Song From New Album

Greek psychedelic prog metal band Hail Spirit Noir unveil the new track, "The First Ape On New Earth", from their forthcoming studio album, Eden In Reverse. The release is slated for June 19th on Agonia Records. Listen to the new song below.

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Posted: 20.04.2020 by nikarg | Comments (17)


Bad English - Not Going Anywhere, Reaches 50 Thousand Comments, Speaks Correct English

Some of you believed it, some others didn't. In any case, our April Fools joke was the news piece about Bad English stepping down and us making the decision to edit all his posts and transform them into proper English. But we won't have to. The man has actually reached 50000 comments and has asked us to post the statement below and it is in proper English! And this statement is truly his own, we actually wrote ourselves the one which was posted on April Fools Day.

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Posted: 02.04.2020 by nikarg | Comments (21)


Transcending Obscurity Records - All Digital Albums Available At 'Name Your Price'

India-based underground label Transcending Obscurity Records has announced that all digital albums will be available at "name your price" throughout April. The offer refers to already released albums, but you can also pre-order any upcoming digital album by the label for only 1. At the same time, customers can get a free CD of their choice with every single order, no matter how small or big. Check out the offers over here.

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Posted: 01.04.2020 by nikarg | Comments (1)


Bad English - Steps Down, Releases Statement

It is with heavy heart that we have to say goodbye to Metal Storm's most devoted user, contributor and prolific commenter. Bad English (aka K7) has asked the Metal Storm staff to be banned from the website as he feels he no longer wants to be a part of it and he did it just before reaching 50000 comments. He has explained the reasons why, in his own unique way, through the statement below. We, at Metal Storm, respect his wishes and have permanently banned him. We thank him for everything and wish him all the best for the future.

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Posted: 01.04.2020 by nikarg | Comments (66)


Bandcamp - Waives Share Of Sales For 24 Hours To Support Artists

Official statement:

"The Covid-19 pandemic is in full force, and artists have been hit especially hard as tours and shows are being canceled for the foreseeable future. With such a major revenue stream drying up almost entirely, finding ways to continue supporting artists in the coming months is now an urgent priority for anyone who cares about music and the artists who create it. The good news is that we're already seeing many fans going above and beyond to support artists across Bandcamp.

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Posted: 20.03.2020 by nikarg | Comments (10)


Warbringer - New Video Online

The official video for the song "The Black Hand Reaches Out" is now streaming below. The track is featured in the thrashers' upcoming album, Weapons Of Tomorrow, due out on April 24th via Napalm Records.

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Posted: 14.03.2020 by nikarg | Comments (2)


Ignea - Announce New Album, Premiere New Video

Ukrainian progressive / symphonic metal band Ignea have just released a video for the song "Disenchantment", which you can watch below. It is taken from their upcoming album, The Realms Of Fire And Death, which is due out on April 17th and is already available for physical pre-order on CDs, cassettes, and vinyl at the band's official store. The digital pre-order on all streaming platforms will be available shortly.

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Posted: 01.03.2020 by nikarg | Comments (4)


Metal Storm Awards 2019 - Voting Is Closed

February is now gone and the Metal Storm Awards for the year 2019 are officially over. We put a lot of effort for these and we were compensated by all of you with the biggest participation we've had in recent years. We saw categories exceeding or coming very close to 1,000 votes, which makes us happy and proud and gives us motivation to try even harder next year.

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Posted: 01.03.2020 by nikarg | Comments (32)


Cerebral Rot - Drop New Promo

Old school death metallers Cerebral Rot are already working on the follow-up to their 2019 debut album, Odious Descent Into Decay, and they just dropped a two song promo, titled Spewing Purulence. Available now digitally, it is meant to be a promotional release for the new album with the pro tape and the 7" version coming out soon on Parasitic Records.

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Posted: 29.02.2020 by nikarg | Comments (0)


Traveler - Second Album Coming, New Track Streaming

The title track from the upcoming album by Canadian hotshots Traveler, entitled Termination Shock, is now streaming below. The band's sophomore effort will be released on April 24th via Gates of Hell Records.

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Posted: 26.02.2020 by nikarg | Comments (1)


Malist - New Album Coming In April, First Song Streaming

One-man, atmospheric black metal band Malist will release its second album, entitled To Mantle The Rising Sun, on April 24th via Northern Silence Productions (pre-orders here). You can check out the artwork, tracklist, and the album opener, "Land Of The Bewitched", below.

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Posted: 23.02.2020 by nikarg | Comments (0)