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Cellar Darling - New Band Of Anna Murphy, Merlin Sutter & Ivo Henzi 27.09

Earlier this year, there was a split in the Eluveitie camp which meant that drummer Merlin Sutter, vocalist and hurdy gurdy player Anna Murphy and guitarist Ivo Henzi departed the band. They did say, however, that they would have a new project. And here it is! Cellar Darling is born and today you can hear the first fruits of their labour, the music. The band has now released two songs, "Challenge" and "Fire, Wind & Earth". Don't miss it! (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
Leprous - Releasing First DVD In November 27.09

The first Leprous live DVD is coming! Live At Rockfeller Music Hall marks the Norwegian progressive metal band's first live release. This DVD/CD/LP package will come out worldwide on November 25th, 2016 on InsideOut Music and Ihsahn also made a special appearance. Recorded live at a hometown show in Oslo on June 4th of this year, Live At Rockfeller Music Hall will arrive on various formats, including a limited DVD+2CD digipak, standalone DVD, 2CD jewelcase, gatefold 3LP + 2CD and as digital download audio. See the tracklist and cover below. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
Ozzfest Meets Knotfest - 47 People Arrested 27.09

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, thirty people were arrested during the first day of Ozzfest Meets Knotfest at San Manuel Amphitheater in Devore, California. Ten other attendees were transported to the hospital for various medical reasons. Most of the arrests on Saturday, September 24th, were alcohol-related. (by Bad English)   Read more ››
Words Of Farewell - Reveal New Album Cover And More 27.09

Melodic death metallers Words Of Farewell, from Germany, have just shared the cover artwork of their upcoming album to be titled A Quiet World. The talented Stanis W. Decker, who has also worked for bands like Megadeth, Monument, Kissin' Dynamite and many more, designed the cover artwork, which you can see here now. Mark your calendars for November 18th. That's when A Quiet World hits stores via AFM Records. (by Winston Smith K)   Read more ››
Skyharbor - Premiere New Video And Single 27.09

Skyharbor are showcasing their new single online and for that, they have released a brand new music video. The new single is called "Chemical Hands" and the progressive/djent unit have some good news. This new song is taken from the group's upcoming new album, due for release in February of next year. Guiding Lights is finally getting a follow-up! (by BloodTears)   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 ››
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December's Cold Winter - Ablaze All Shrines (2008)

Costa Rica, the land of sun, beaches, cocktails and... cold winters? Do they even have winter over there? Or is their definition of 'winter' that you have to wear a t-shirt when going out? Anyway, there's a band called December's Cold Winter from Costa Rica and according to their biography they're making it big over there. Apparently they've won the Costa Rica version of "Battle Of The Bands" and more notably they've toured with big acts such as Dismember,... (by Lucas)   Read more ››

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  Random trivia

During the music video and live performances of their single "Vermilion" the band change their respective masks to death masks made from casts of their own faces.

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