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70000 Tons Of Metal 2015

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22-26 January 2015

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Ugly 70's Metal

In the vein of late-70's metal, when metal sounded, and looked, like Lemmy. Ugly. And fun.

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Marduk - New Album Cover Art Revealed, New Song Online 27.11

Marduk promised to reveal more details about their new album Frontschwein and here they are. More precisely, the band just unveiled the cover that will grace the album as well as the tracklist. But that is just part of it because you can also already listen to the brand new track "Rope Of Regret" now. Enjoy it below and give us your impressions of the new song. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
Borknagar - Vocalist Vintersorg Injured In Accident 27.11

Borknagar are currently hard at work recording their new album to follow Urd. Today, however, guitarist Øystein Garnes Brun shared some bad news. Vocalist Vintersorg (also in Vintersorg and Cronian) injured himself in a fall resulting in fractures to the skull, and brain hemorrhage. The Norwegian melodic black metallers say that the new album might be delayed due to his treatment and until he recovers. Hopefully, he can recover fully. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
Dekadent - Reveal Title And Tracklist For 2015 Album 27.11

The Slovenian melodic black metal band Dekadent revealed today on their Facebook page that their fourth album, recorded earlier this year, will be titled Veritas and is set for release in 2015. They claim it is the most technically difficult album of theirs, and it will include a professional produced short film of the same title written and directed by frontman Arthur Felicijan. (by theFIST)   Read more ››
Thunder - New Album In February, New Track Online 27.11

British hard rock veterans Thunder have many things to share today. Six years after they released their last studio album, Bang!, the band announces that they've recorded a new one. Wonder Days will be out on February 16th next year through their new label earMUSIC. Watch the official live video for the first new song "Wonder Days" right here. (by Bad English)   Read more ››
Hate - Release New Album Teaser 27.11

After giving us all the details about Crusade:Zero, Hate's new record, the Polish death metal troupe now shares new music. The album will be released worldwide via Napalm Records in January/February 2015 and is the first with new drummer Paweł "Pavulon" Jaroszewicz. Watch the fiery teaser below. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
Clandestine Cuts Vol. 4 Issue #4 - Awesome New Demos and EPs 26.11

Is independent, unsigned, and underground metal what you seek? Weary traveler 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 The Proselyte, Past Undone, Chronus, Athanatos, Abraxas Countdown and Graveshadow. (by Nefarious, Troy Killjoy, BloodTears, Mr. Doctor, Ilham, dismaleuphony)   Read more ››
Damnation Festival 2014 - Leeds, England, 1st November 2014 22.11

School, university, jobs, relationships... a lot can change in ten years. There might not be too many consistencies in life these days, but for the past ten years, the Damnation Festival has been a must - a necessity - for anyone who appreciates this kind of music. With the move to Leeds the festival grew bigger than probably anyone expected it to, and as we find ourselves in the year 2014 the festival is a streamlined, professional operation for all to enjoy. (by Baz Anderson)   Read more ››
Hedvig Mollestad Trio - Sinilind, Tallinn, Estonia, 25.10.2014 07.11

The less you know, the better it is. This seems to be a recurring pattern with smaller gigs. It holds true that the lower your expectations are for a class act, the more room you have for a pleasant surprise. Even though I didn't go into this instrumental jazz-influenced rock night blindfolded, so to say, I wasn't nearly prepared for a concert this excellent. (by Ivor)   Read more ››
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Gamma Ray - Hell Yeah!!! The Awesome Foursome (2008)

The last live album of Gamma Ray, "Skeletons In The Closet", was a really good live. Five years and two albums later, the German combo is back with a new live entitled "Hell Yeah! The Awesome Foursome" (that you can also find in a great DVD version by the way). Of course you'll not find anything special or new on this release but if you like Gamma Ray and want a good "best-of" I will have to recommend you this CD, definitely Gamma Ray can be a great band live. ... (by Jeff)   Read more ››

Reviewer: 8.5      Users: 8.9 | 73 votes
  Random trivia

Motörhead made an appearance on The Drew Carey Show on Season 7, Episode 6 entiled Bus-Ted on October 17, 2001. They played a song titled "Sorry" with character Mimi Bobeck.

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