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70000 Tons Of Metal 2015

USA, Fort Lauderdale, FL (Liberty Of The Seas)
22-26 January 2015

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Crimson Shadows - Kings Among Men
Extreme Power Metal

An unpretentious mix of DragonForce, Amon Amarth and mid-career Ensiferum.

Extreme power metal done right.

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Ghost Brigade - Announce New Album Title And Release Date 20.08

Ghost Brigade fans rejoice because the Finnish band just announced the title and release date for their next album. The new record called IV - One With The Storm has been set for a November 7th release (November 11th in North America). Get ready for the successor of Until Fear No Longer Defines Us. What are your expectations for the new album? (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
 
Between The Buried And Me - To Release 'Future Sequence: Live At The Fidelitorium' 20.08

It has been announced earlier this year that the American progressive metal outfit Between The Buried And Me were going to film a new DVD, and are now revealing that Future Sequence: Live At The Fidelitorium is going to be released on September 30th! The trailer is now available. Fans will see Between The Buried And Me performing their more recent album The Parallax II: Future Sequence in its entirety on this release. (by Fallen Ghost)   Read more ››
 
Amia Venera Landscape - New Song And Video Online 20.08

It has been four years since their debut LP, The Long Procession, and Italy's Amia Venera Landscape have announced a new song and video for "Weight Bearer". Listen to the new song on the clip below. Moreover, the band has been writing music for their next four albums. So, there's plenty of new music coming in the next few years from them. (by Red_Travis)   Read more ››
 
Arsis - European Dates For 'A Celebration Of Guilt' Anniversary Tour 20.08

Americans Arsis promised European dates for their A Celebration Of Guilt 10th anniversary tour and here they are. If you want to, you can celebrate the band's debut album this upcoming October. The tour will take the technical death metallers to Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Italy, France, Switzerland, the UK, and more. Also, Arsis will be playing the entire A Celebration Of Guilt album for the first time ever to commemorate its 10th anniversary. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
 
Machine Head - Announce More European Tour Dates 20.08

After confirming dates for the UK and Ireland, Machine Head now announce more November and December European dates. Good news for their European fans. The support bands that will accompany them on the tour are label mates Devil You Know and US melodic death/metalcore act Darkest Hour. See the dates below. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
 
Rockstar Mayhem Festival 2014 - Denver, CO - 13 Jul 2014 29.07

The annual Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival! Great variety of bands, I always have a blast, it's always fun, the weather is always way too hot and this year's event was almost no exception. Yes, almost no exception; the timing of the festival couldn't be worse and the decision to split the Colorado show into two events didn't help the cause neither. (by D.T. Metal)   Read more ››
 
Amaranthe - American Beauty Car Show, Haapsalu Episcopal Castle, Haapsalu, Estonia, 19.07.2014 28.07

Haapsalu is a small and beautiful Estonian resort town by the sea. Each July its quiet is disturbed by an invasion of owners and admirers of the American car industry. Shining cars, roaring engines, burning rubber, cruising, and a drag race on the airfield strip - American Beauty Car Show has got it all. If you're into all that, it's the place to be. Naturally, this also calls for musical entertainment of varied sorts, which somehow managed to grab my attention for the first time with only one name - Amaranthe. Just because I happen to like them. (by Ivor)   Read more ››
 
Clandestine Cuts Vol. 4 Issue #2 - Awesome New Demos and EPs 23.07

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 Megalodoom, Kylfingar, Svengali, Anopheli, Whetstone and The Ralph. (by Nefarious, Abattoir, R Lewis, Troy Killjoy, BloodTears)   Read more ››
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Magica - Dark Diary (2010)

Magica has always been a solid band releasing solid albums and Dark Diary is no exception, in fact it's a huge step forward for the band. They'll probably never top any charts or release anything ground breaking, but I find myself enjoying their albums often enough. Dark Diary is by far their heaviest release yet and would be most appreciated by fans of power metal with fantasy lyrics belted out by a nice female voice. Dark Diary gets off to a fast start. The first track "Anywhere... (by Lyrinan)   Read more ››

Reviewer: N/A      Users: 7.6 | 27 votes
  Random trivia
Blut Aus Nord

The name "Blut aus Nord" translates from German as "Blood from the North", though the non-standard grammar suggests nautical jargon (a more standard phrasing would be "Blut aus (dem) Norden" or "Blut von Nord(en)," though cardinal directions are seldom used in spoken German to begin with).

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