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Soen - Share Video For New Track 'Lucidity'

As the anticipation builds for the release of Soen's new album, Lykaia, the Swedish progressive outfit has revealed a second song off of it. Fans already had the chance to listen to "Sectarian" and now there's a video for "Lucidity". The 7-minute song "Lucidity," as well as most of Lykaia's music, was written by drummer Martin Lopez and vocalist Joel Ekelöf.

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Posted: 22.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Rammstein - New Concert Film Getting Theatrical Release

Rammstein: Paris, a new concert-film by Jonas Åkerlund, will screen in selected cinemas across the world on the 23rd of March 2017! Screening dates for Germany, Austria, Switzerland are March 23rd, 24th and 29th, 2017. During the "Made in Germany" tour, Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund filmed two acclaimed Rammstein concerts in March 2012 - each for an audience of 17,000 at the Bercy Arena in Paris. In the resulting film (with 16 songs from the entire repertoire), Jonas Åkerlund takes a radically new approach to capturing the emotion and thrill of Rammstein's live performance.

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Posted: 22.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Rhapsody Of Fire - Announce Special Release

After announcing their new line-up recently (the addition of new vocalist Giacomo Voli and drummer Manu Lotter), Italian symphonic power metal kings Rhapsody Of Fire are now working on their upcoming release, which will be a 75 minutes long album revisiting a selection of songs written and produced during the 5 first years of the Rhapsody Era (1997-2002). 14 epic tracks completely re-recorded! All drums, bass, guitars, keyboards, vocals, epic choirs, opera choirs, and numerous classical instruments have been recorded already.

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Posted: 21.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (6)


Thy Art Is Murder - Vocalist C.J. McMahon Returns, New Song Released

Australia's incendiary extreme musical export Thy Art Is Murder officially announced the return of a very familiar face. Vocalist C.J. McMahon is back into the fold. To cement McMahon's return to his rightful throne, the band has released a brand new song entitled "No Absolution". Check out the song here. Moreover, there's a new record to be released later this year.

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Posted: 20.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Cellar Darling - Join Nuclear Blast, Debut Album In 2017

Cellar Darling have found a label home and signed to Nuclear Blast. After their split with Eluveitie, Anna Murphy, Ivo Henzi and Merlin Sutter reached out for new shores in 2016 and are currently working on their debut album, to be released in 2017. The recordings start this month.

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Posted: 20.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Benighted - Debut Music Video

A new bloody video from Benighted? That's right! Today you can watch a gore and guts filled video based on the track "Reptilian", which has been taken from their forthcoming album Necrobreed, out February 17th on Season of Mist. The French brutal death metallers have also added a European headlining tour joined by label mates Wormed as well as Unfathomable Ruination and Omophagia.

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Posted: 19.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Wintersun - Reveal New Album Tracklist And Concept

Recently, the Finnish metallers Wintersun unveiled the title of their third studio album, The Forest Seasons, that will see the light of day in 2017 via Nuclear Blast. The new release will be a full-length album of 53 minutes featuring a brand new concept that band leader and mastermind Jari Mäenpää now reveals, together with the complete tracklist. It looks like it's actually happening. Check it out below.

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Posted: 18.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (23)


Xandria - Premiere New Video

As you might know, symphonic metal act Xandria are releasing a new album this month called Theater Of Dimensions. In fact, the opus is dropping via Napalm Records on January 27th. Their newest video for "Call Of Destiny" is now available! Take a look at the images shot with AVA-studios and listen to the first single of the album!

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Posted: 18.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Sanctuary - Stream 'Die For My Sins' Demo

U.S. metal act Sanctuary are gearing up to release Inception, a collection of presumed lost 1986 studio recordings, on February 24th, 2017 via Century Media Records. Magically restored, remixed and remastered by Zeuss (Queensrÿche, Hatebreed), the band now presents the first track off this release. Enjoy "Die For My Sins (Demo 1986)" here.

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Posted: 17.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Metallica - To Perform At Grammy Awards

Metallica are among the nominees for "Best Rock Song" with "Hardwired" at the 59th annual Grammy Awards. But the metallers will also perform at the event. The last time Metallica performed at the Grammy Awards, they played the song "One" and were joined on stage by Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang. Now they promise something special once again.

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Posted: 16.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Mike Williams - Benefit Show Details Revealed

Eyehategod frontman Mike IX Williams successfully underwent a liver transplant last month and is currently on the slow road to recovery. To help with his mounting medical expenses, several benefit shows are being organized, the first of which will run from February 3rd through the 5th in Williams' hometown of New Orleans. The three-day, festival-styled event will take place at Siberia and Poor Boys venues and includes appearances by Eyehategod, Crowbar, Goatwhore, Thou, Mountain Of Wizard, and many more acts bound together for the cause.

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Posted: 16.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Blackfield - Share New Album's First Single

After some teasing, now you can finally hear the first single off Blackfield's new album, Blackfield V (out on 10th February 2017). Blackfield is the collaboration between Israeli songwriter and musician Aviv Geffen, and British musician and producer Steven Wilson. The new opus sees a return to the full partnership that made their first two albums firm favourites with fans. "Family Man" is available for your listening pleasure below. Was it worth the wait?

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Source: kscopemusic.com
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Posted: 15.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Anubis Gate - Complete New Album

Proggers Anubis Gate haven't said much lately but there is a good reason for it. The band has been hard at work on the follow-up to their 2014's album Horizons. In fact, according to their latest update, the new album is finished and "sounding bloody fantastic". You can expect it to hit stores in the spring.

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Posted: 15.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Mors Principium Est - Debut Another New Song

Mors Principium Est just released the second single and video for "Apprentice Of Death", a song taken from their new album, Embers Of A Dying World, due out on February 10th via AFM Records. Previously, the band shared the song "Reclaim The Sun". The Finns haven't released a new album in three years. After listening to the new songs, what are your impressions of the new material?

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Posted: 14.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Avatarium - Working On Third Studio Album

Sweden's doom darlings Avatarium have entered the Gröndahl studio and are currently working on a follow-up to their highly acclaimed second album, The Girl With The Raven Mask. This third offering will include eight new tracks and is scheduled to see the light of day in the spring of 2017. Get ready!

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Posted: 14.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)