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Evertale - Working On New Studio Album

German power metal masters Evertale, that started their epic journey under the Blackened name, just announced that they are working on a new album called The Great Brotherwar, which is due out later this year. They also announced new tour dates. Together with Elvenking, Finsterforst and Firtan, they will kick off the "Your Heroes Are Dead" European tour.

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Posted: 26.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Clouds - New EP Coming

Clouds, an international doom project, just announced a new EP, and you can read all about it below. To sum it up, it will be titled Destin and feature artwork by Arthur Kornovics and four new songs. The cover has been revealed and can be seen as well.

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Posted: 25.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Kraanium - Vocalist Martin Funderud Dies

Norwegian chaos bringers Kraanium just announced that the band's vocalist Martin Funderud has died. He was one of the founding members of the death metal band. Even though they didn't say much about what happened, they hinted that he committed suicide. R.I.P.

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Posted: 25.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (4)


Swallow The Sun - To Play At Metalshow Open Air

Finnish doomsters Swallow The Sun will play at the Latvian metal festival Metalshow Open Air this summer in June. Recently, the band has been touring in North America with Amorphis and will also appear in two summer festivals at home, Nummirock and John Smith Festival.

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Event: Metalshow Open Air 2017
Posted: 24.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Forest Stream - Guitarist Passes Away

Doom metal is all about grief, sorrow, sadness and loss, but there are days when it happens literally. Russian doom metal band Forest Stream just lost their guitarist Berserk, Pavel Antonenkov. The band didn't say much about it but posted a poem mourning his loss.

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Posted: 24.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Dutch Doom Days - New Bands Announced

What do you do in late October, with autumn rain, in Rotterdam? Maybe try some Dutch craft beer or listen to some good music? You can do that on the upcoming Dutch Doom Days XVI festival that will happen in Rotterdam, The Nederlands on the 28th and 29th of October 2017, at the Baroeg club. The latest bands confirmed for the fest are Dutch band Beyond Our Ruins and Mare Infinitum.

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Posted: 23.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Skyforger - Confirmed For Kilkim Žaibu Festival

Latvian pagan folk metal artists Skyforger announced that they will play at the Lithuanian festival Kilkim Zaibu this summer. They will perform their folk program at the Kilkim Žaibu for the first time. The line-up for this year also includes Abbath, Vulture Industries, Mgła, Månegarm, Archgoat and many others.

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Posted: 23.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Alice Cooper - To Perform With Original Band Members Again

Alice Cooper has announced that he will be reuniting with members of his original band and perform with Dennis Dunaway, Neal Smith and Michael Bruce during his upcoming Nashville stop at TPAC, the Tennessee Performing Arts Center on May 14th. This will be a show within a show type situation, with Alice Cooper performing with his current touring band and with the original band members in a mini-set.

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Posted: 22.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Pentagram - Victor Griffin To Take Over Vocal Duties On Tour

U.S. doom old timers Pentagram have posted that Bobby Liebling will not be able perform for a few live shows, and so guitarist Victor Griffin will take over vocal duties during their spring East Coast concerts.

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Posted: 22.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Astral Doors - New Video Released

As promised, "We Cry Out", the new video from Swedish heavy power metal act Astral Doors, has been released. The band didn't give any hints about the video so it's up to us to figure out its meaning. How do you like the first full track released from the impending new release, Black Eyed Children?

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Posted: 19.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Johansson - Guitarist Allan Holdsworth Dies

British innovative guitarist Allan Holdsworth just died of unknown causes at the age of 70. He was part of the neoclassical band Johansson briefly, played in the album Heavy Machinery, but is more known for prog rock and jazz fusion with such acts as Soft Machine, Gong and UK. He also had a solo career. Furthermore, he was a special guest on albums by Derek Sherinian and Planet X. R.I.P.

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Posted: 18.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Desolate Pathway - Sign New Record Deal

English doomsters Desolate Pathway just signed a new distribution deal with Worm Hole Death Records. The band who unleashed their second album, Of Gods And Heroes last year, confirmed that the label will release worldwide their two albums, Valley Of The King and Of Gods And Heroes.

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Posted: 18.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Rebellion - Recording New Music

German grave diggers Rebellion have started recording new music. The heavy metal band didn't say much about the follow-up to Wyrd Bið Ful Aræd - The History Of The Saxons, which was released two years ago, but it seems like the drum recordings have begun. The new album is expected this year.

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Posted: 11.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


The Exploited - Frontman Hospitalized With Very Serious Heart Condition

British punk heads The Exploited's frontman Wattie Buchan was hospitalized in Belgium. He has a very serious heart condition but the doctors managed to save him. Three years ago, Wattie Buchan suffered a heart attack during a show in Lisbon, Portugal but recovered. Hopefully he can do the same again.

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Posted: 10.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Airbourne - Line-Up Changes, New Guitarist Joins

Australian hard rockers Airbourne just announced a line-up change in the band, and you can read their full statement below. The group has parted ways with original guitarist David Roads who decided to leave and welcome Harri Harrison to the fold!

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Posted: 10.04.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)