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Bonfire - Former Guitarist Passes Away

German heavy metal act Cacumen, who later changed their name to Bonfire, have lost their brother and former guitarist Horst Maier-Thorn.

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Posted: 25.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Draconian - Heike Langhans Updates On Visa Situation

Last year, Draconian had to cancel a few festival appearances due to singer Heike Langhans' visa issues. Heike, who is South African but lives in Sweden, has now updated on her visa status.

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Posted: 24.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (6)


The Exploited - Fan Stabbed And Killed In Russia

Punk legends The Exploited have just posted that a fan of the band was killed in Russia after their concert in Saint Petersburg, and reports say he was trying to stop neo-Nazis from using the Sieg Heil gesture.

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Posted: 24.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (4)


Avenged Sevenfold - Stagehand Dies After Band's Show In Germany

Avenged Sevenfold's show in Stuttgart ended in tragedy. A stagehand working at the band's concert in Stuttgart, Germany on Monday night (February 20th) was killed when a colleague fell on him as they were dismantling the stage. While the 26-year-old survived the 2:00 a.m. incident with serious injuries, the 19-year-old from Esslingen, identified by the German media only as Marvin P., died at the scene.

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Posted: 22.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (5)


Crimson Moon - To Play First Show In Ten Years

German based moon worshipers Crimson Moon announced that they will perform live for the first time in a decade. It's all happening in March in Germany.

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Posted: 20.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Ashes Of Ares - Drummer Van Williams Leaves

Ashes Of Ares, a Matt Barlow project, just lost their drumming force. The group posted that they parted ways with drummer Van Williams of Nevermore fame. So far, the group has only released their self-titled debut album back in 2013 but the other two remaining members are working on its follow-up.

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Posted: 18.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Saille - Debut New Song

Saille, the Belgian black metal maniacs, recently announced their new album. Now it's time to hear some new sounds. You can hear the new song "Benei ha'Elohim" ("Sons of God") below by checking out the lyric video made for it. How is Gnosis sounding so far? If you like this jam, grab the full album release on March 13th 2017 via Code666 Records / Aural Music.

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Posted: 16.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Tony Särkkä - Passes Away

The Swedish musician Tony Särkkä, aka "IT", who played in many bands, including Ophthalamia, Abruptum and War, has died. He also did guest vocals for both Marduk and Dissection in the 90's.

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Band profile: Ophthalamia
Posted: 16.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Frailty - Streaming New Track

Last year, doom bringers Frailty announced that they were working on a new album. Well, now we can hear the fruits of their labor as they shared the new song "With The Deep Ones I Descend". Since the band hasn't released a new album since Melpomene (2012), satisfy your curiosity below. Also, their new studio record is called Ways Of The Dead. More will follow soon.

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Posted: 16.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Heidevolk - To Play At Zobens Un Lemess 2017

A few months ago, Latvian pagan metal and folk festival Zobens Un Lemess announced the first band of the line-up: Finnish metal legends Amorphis. Now the festival has added a few more bands to their line-up, as Dutch folk metallers Heidevolk and Polish black metal blasphemers Batushka.

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Posted: 14.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


The Dillinger Escape Plan - 13 Hospitalized After Band's Bus Crash

Thirteen people have been injured after a lorry crashed into a tour bus carrying the American band The Dillinger Escape Plan. The metallers were travelling to a concert in Krakow, Poland when the incident occurred. Aneta Wlazlowska, a spokeswoman for Radomsko police, said the band members were not seriously hurt but were taken to hospital for further tests. Hopefully, all the injured will make a full recovery.

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Posted: 13.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (9)


Nachtlieder - New Demo Song Online

As previously reported, Swedish one woman black metal band from Gothenburg Nachtlieder is working on a new album. According to Dagny Susanne, the album will contain 8 songs. For now, you can listen to a rehearsal/demo recording of "Lynx" from the upcoming third Nachtlieder album below.

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Posted: 13.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Jorn - New Video Online

Norwegian singer Jørn Lande and his solo band Jorn just released a new video, for their Dio cover. You can see a never before released music video for the song "Rainbow In The Dark" below. Jorn's version of the song originally recorded by Ronnie James Dio and his band was included on his album, Heavy Rock Radio, which hit stores last year.

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Posted: 12.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (4)


Blaze Bayley - Share New Video And New Single

Blaze Bayley releases a new single, the title track from his forthcoming album, Endure And Survive. The new record was recorded in home-city Birmingham, England, at Robannas Studios, and is the second in the Infinite Entanglement trilogy of album releases which follows a sci-fi concept and storyline. The single, like most of the album, is a writing collaboration between Blaze and lead guitarist Chris Appleton from British metal band Absolva. Hear it below and judge it for yourself.

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Posted: 12.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Onslaught - To Be First International Thrash Band To Perform In Lebanon

Onslaught will become the first international thrash metal act to play in Lebanon on June 10th. The band's appearance at The Station venue in Beirut will be a special climax to "The Force 30th Anniversary" world tour, which kicked off in November 2016 with dates in United Kingdom and Ireland.

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Band profile: Onslaught
Posted: 12.02.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)