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02-06 February 2017

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Staff pick
Southern Empire - Southern Empire

If prog along the lines of Unitopia, Neal Morse or Transatlantic is your thing, don't miss out on the début album of Australia's Southern Empire, formed by the former Unitopia's keyboardist Sean Timms. Not only do they know how to write good prog tunes, they also have a handle on producing epics: clocking in at almost half an hour, "The Bridge that Binds" is brilliant and worth every moment of your time. Danny Lopresto on vocals is also top-notch. This album is definitely one of my favourites this year.

Try "Forest Fire" or "Hold" and hear for yourself.

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Picked by: Ivor
Riverside - Stream First Track Of New Album 30.09

Those who waited patiently enough can rejoice as Riverside are now streaming the first track off their upcoming instrumental album, Eye Of The Soundscape: "Where The River Flows". It is the very first snippet to deliever a more ambient and electronic tone by the Polish trio. Give it a listen, and tell us what you think! (by Kais)   Read more ››
Korn - Debut Song Feat. Corey Taylor, Announce Euro Tour 30.09

As the release date for The Serenity Of Suffering approaches, Korn continue to promote their new record and now reveal another new song from it. One of the new songs features vocals by Corey Taylor of Slipknot fame. Check out "A Different World" now and see if you like the collaboration. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
ReVamp - Disband 30.09

Perhaps it was to be expected but ReVamp have officially called it a day, having released two albums, their self-titled in 2010 and Wild Card in 2013. Singer Floor Jansen joined Nightwish, of course, and since then ReVamp haven't been very active. Curiously enough, she is now pregnant as well. The other band members will focus on new projects. (by Dominus)   Read more ››
Arkona - Premiere New Re-Recorded Song 30.09

The Russian folk metal band Arkona just presented the song "Pod Mechami" from their re-recorded debut album Vozrozhdenie, which will be released on November 11th in a super fat digibook with beautiful illustrations of "Pagan artist" Kris Verwimp! Arkona's debut album Vozrozhdenie was originally released in 2004 (it means "revival"). (by Dominus)   Read more ››
Kypck - Another Video Launched 30.09

Russia loving Finns Kypck have shared another video from their newest album, 3epo, which came out on the 16th of September 2016. Watch "Rusofob" (Russophobe) down below for another dose of doom metal. The video was directed by Harri Haataja and filmed by Vesa Ranta. (by Bad English)   Read more ››
Clandestine Cuts Vol. 6 Issue #4 - Awesome New Demos and EPs 01.09

Is independent, unsigned, and underground metal what you seek? Weary traveller of the metal world, rest a while here. Clandestine Cuts are the best demos and EPs from these bands, the heart and soul of metal music. These musicians are slaves to their passions, and their blood keeps the metal machine alive and turning. Support them with a simple listen, and discover the future. This issue features music from Ànteros, Equipoise, Abest, Cloak Of Organs, Twingiant & Conjurer. (by Nefarious, BloodTears, Susan)   Read more ››
Summer Slaughter Tour - San Francisco, USA - August 2016 18.08

Another year, another Summer Slaughter! Always a highlight for me. Summer Slaughter promises brutal music, fun performances, and new discoveries, while the events themselves never disappoint for tattoo watching and band shirt spotting. This was the 10th Anniversary so of course it was going to be amazing. Right? Well... it was not the best year ever but still a successful night. (by Susan)   Read more ››
Winter Metal Fest - A Kiloton Of Fun 08.08

A Kiloton Of Fun - Gama Bomb Invade Paraguay Or "How I Learned To Love The Bomb". (by BitterCOld)   Read more ››
Panndora 08.09

Bad English: Hello. Thank you for doing this interview with us at Metal Storm. Adrismith: Sorry for my delay and thanks for the patience. Bad English: Can you introduce yourself and your band, Panndora, and tell us how you started listening to metal and playing drums? Adrismith: Panndora created in 2000 by a group of girls which used to go the shows of the metal scene in Maringá - PR, Brazil with the purpose of playing only heavy metal. Panndora is influenced for some bands like: Black Sabbath (Dio and Ozzy), Kiss, AC/DC, Twisted Sister, W.A.S.P., Grave Digger, Quiet Riot, Judas Priest,... (by Bad English)   Read more ››
Revocation 18.08

The Summer Slaughter Tour rocked its way across the United States yet again, and I had the pleasure of speaking with the awesome guys from Revocation before their set. There are many nice and cool musicians out there playing metal, but few bands are as instantly likeable, easy-going, and fun as Revocation. When we weren't talking about dildos or farting, we actually got down to some business. Here are some of those more business-related highlights from our chat: Susan: The new album seems pretty well received. What were you guys hoping to accomplish with it? (by Susan)   Read more ››
Nile 07.08

Last month, on the opening day of the Summer Slaughter tour no less, I had the pleasure of sitting down and talking to the main man from Nile himself: Karl Sanders. On a hot summer day in Fort Lauderdale, I was warmly invited aboard his tour bus for a lovely talk about the festival, band business, historical artificacts, and more. (by Apothecary)   Read more ››
Random stuff
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Words Of Farewell - The Black Wild Yonder (2014)

With Words Of Farewell we can say goodbye to limp and lifeless melodic death metal as The Black Wild Yonder is an incredibly robust record. (by R'Vannith)   Read more ››

Reviewer: 8.3      Users: 8.2 | 122 votes
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Lamented Souls

Einar Sjursø is the founder of Duplicate Records.

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