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A Year In Metal - 2018: Highlights Through The Eyes Of The MS Staff, Elites & Official Contributors

It's that time of the year again and our annual Metal Storm Awards are right around the corner. But before we let you lose to vote for your best album(s) of 2018 we compiled a list of our "best of", so make sure to check them out.

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Posted: 22.01.2019 by D.T. Metal | Comments (0)

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Opera IX - Debut New Video

Italian metallers Opera IX have returned last year with the release of new full length The Gospel. The band is now proud to unveil the first official music video for the single "The Gospel". It was filmed at the ruins of the ancient 'Careia', nearby Rome. Alessandro Pontillo was the one, who directed, filmed and edited the whole videoclip.

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Posted: 22.01.2019 by Bad English | Comments (0)

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U.D.O. - To Tour Europe Despite Health Issue

German vocalist Udo Dirkschneider is dealing with a serious health issue and will be partially handicapped during U.D.O.'s extensive European tour, which already kicked off on January, 20th in Madrid. Against all advises of the doctors Udo decided to perform on this tour and not giving a chance to postpone it.

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Posted: 22.01.2019 by Bad English | Comments (0)

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Transcending Obscurity Records - Launches 2019 Sampler At Name-Your-Own-Price

Indian-based underground label Transcending Obscurity Records has launched its sampler for 2019 consisting of 50 songs that you can get for free or by paying what you want. You can check out all this new stuff by the label via the Bandcamp player below.

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Posted: 22.01.2019 by nikarg | Comments (3)

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Dunkelnacht - New Record On The Way, Launch Lyric Video

French metal outif Dunkelnacht are month away from releasing their third studio album, with sharing title Empires Of Mediocracy. This will be their first record after five years. It will be out on Februray 28th, 2019 through Non Serviam Records. Additionally, new track has also been released. "Non Canimus Surdis" is now available for streaming as lyric video. Check it out.

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Posted: 22.01.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Clouds - Release Statement About Overpriced Copies Of 'Dor' Album On Discogs

Clouds have addressed the issue of their latest album, Dor, being sold on Discogs at very high prices. Apparently a seller from Russia posed as a physical store and tricked the band to sell him copies of the album at wholesale prices and then he put them for sale for as much as 110 euros per copy. Read what the band had to say about this below.

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Posted: 22.01.2019 by nikarg | Comments (2)

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Mindless Sinner

Started out as a gang of five way back in 1981 Mindless Sinner hailing from Linköping, Sweden.

Playing around their hometown gaining and building up quite a good reputation as a band.

Scored a record deal in 1983 resulting in the "Master Of Evil" mini album released jan - 84 and the "Turn On the Power" album released jan- 86.

The record label Web Records/ Fingerprint didn't show too much of an interest in the band so the collaboration ended in 1986.

Changed their name to just Mindless in 1987 after teaming up with a local record label Delta recording. The album "Missin' Pieces" was released in jan -89 with the single "Heaven will know" taken from the album the band started to tour around Sweden to promote the album.

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Posted: 22.01.2019 by Bad English

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Aborted - Announce North American Tour Dates

Aborted are excited to announce the 'Hell Over North America' headlining tour dates, scheduled for this coming spring. This tour will also feature support from Cryptopsy, Benighted (on select dates), and Hideous Divinity as opening act. All dates are available down under.

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Posted: 22.01.2019 by VIG | Comments (0)

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Herman Frank - Stream New Video 'Fear'

Heavy metallers Herman Frank are ready to unleash their new full length record in coming weeks. Fight The Fear will be set free on February 8th, 2019 via AFM Records. To taste a piece of music from this offering, the new official video ''Fear'' is being premiered exclusively. Videoclip was produced by Beastwood Films and directed by Dirk Behlau.

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Posted: 22.01.2019 by Bad English | Comments (0)

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Michael Schenker Fest - Drummer Ted McKenna Passed Away

A Scottish drummer Ted McKenna, who has been part of Michael Schenker Fest group in recent years and also in early 80's, has died couple of days ago, on January 19th. Ted was 68 years old.

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Posted: 22.01.2019 by Bad English | Comments (1)

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Tesla - New Album Coming This March, Details Unveiled

California-based hard rockers Tesla are set to release their eight studio album, entitled Shock, on March 8th via UMC. Produced and co-written by Def Leppard's guitarist Phil Collen, the follow-up to 2014's Simplicity effort will be available on CD, digital, black vinyl, and limited-edition translucent blue vinyl formats. Fans who pre-order the album will receive the album title track is an instant-grat free download.

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Posted: 21.01.2019 by Bad English | Comments (0)

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Evergrey - Streaming Another New Track

"Currents" is another brand new song from Swedish metallers Evergrey, that can be now streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming new studio album, The Atlantic, which will be out this Friday, on January 25th through AFM Records.

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Posted: 21.01.2019 by Bad English | Comments (0)

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Blood Red Throne - Ink Record Deal With New Label

Norwegian death metal masters Blood Red Throne are very pleased to announce that they have signed a record deal with Mighty Music, and will be releasing their forthcoming new opus, entitled Fit To Kill, in late spring. More details to follow in near future.

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Posted: 21.01.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Swallow The Sun - Launch 'Firelights' Music Video

This Friday, January 25th, Swallow The Sun will unleash their new studio album, When A Shadow Is Forced Into The Light, via Century Media Records. While they have already presented couple of new tracks, another new official music video has been released - "Firelights" . The video was directed and produced by Aapo Lahtela and Vesa Ranta.

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Posted: 21.01.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (3)

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Myrkur - Enter The Studio

Myrkur has recently updated us with the news, that she has started working on the upcoming new studio record, the follow-up to 2017' Mareridt release. She's entered the studio just few days ago.

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Posted: 21.01.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Noisem - To Unleash New Record, Tune Available For Streaming

Cease To Exist is the new forthcoming album from Americans Noisem and will be released on March 15th, 2019 via 20 Buck Spin. The album was recorded / mixed by Kevin Bernsten at Developing Nations Recording and mastered at Audiosiege by Brad Boatright. Artwork was done by Ethan McCarthy. You can also check out a brand new track from this long player - "Eyes Pried Open".

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Posted: 21.01.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)