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Lemmy Kilmister - Final Solo Studio Recording Released

Lemmy's final studio recording has surfaced. Before his death in 2015, Motörhead's iconic frontman Lemmy finished what would be his last solo recording, a collaboration with guitarist Chris Declercq. Chris Declercq is a session studio musician, who has worked with many artists throughout his career including Dizzy Reed (Guns N' Roses), Josh Freese (A Perfect Circle), to Blaze Bayley, Paul Di'Anno (Iron Maiden), and many more. Declercq was working on a solo record and managed to land a guest appearance from Lemmy Kilmister, who he'd work with before in the past. This track, "We Are The Ones," which you can listen to below, is Lemmy's final studio performance.

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Posted: 04.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (7)

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Bloodbath - Plan To Enter Studio In January

The follow-up to Grand Morbid Funeral released in 2014 by Swedish death metallers Bloodbath might be coming out sooner than you think. According to frontman Nick Holmes, the band has plans to enter studio in January 2018 to record the next album. Bloodbath will also tour in USA and Canada in May 2018.

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Posted: 04.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (6)

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TesseracT - In The Studio Tracking New Album

TesseracT have been releasing new albums every two years and their latest one, Polaris, came out in 2015. The good news is that the band hasn't slowed down and is currently in the studio working on album number four. You can listen to some new sounds on their Facebook page. The djent band has shared a picture from the recordings as well. They are tracking the album at 4DSounds.

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Posted: 04.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)

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Sodom - To Be Rejoined By Former Guitarists At 35th Anniversary Show

Sodom's 35th anniversary celebration show will be special as the German thrash legends will be rejoined on stage by former guitarists Josef "Grave Violator" Dominik (who was in the band from 1984-1985), Frank "Blackfire" Gosdzik (1987-1990) and Andy Brings (1991-1995) on December 26th at Zeche in Bochum, Germany to perform old classics.

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Posted: 04.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)

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Katatonia - Guitarist Hospitalized, Baltic And Russian Shows Rescheduled

Gothic doom metal band Katatonia have announced that they have rescheduled December tour dates in Russia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania due to guitarist Roger Öjersson being hospitalized after suffering a back injury. The band will be back on tour next year in February and March.

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Posted: 03.12.2017 by Giza | Comments (2)

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Tarja - To Release Charity Single With Help Of Guest Singers

With Christmas only a few weeks away, earMUSIC and Tarja have announced the release of a very special version of "Feliz Navidad": the Barbuda Relief And Recovery Charity Version. This September, the Caribbean island of Barbuda has been hit by the category 5 hurricane Irma. The whole population, of over 1500, needed to flee their homes in order to survive. Tarja, who has recorded the main part of her vocals for her recently released winter album From Spirits And Ghosts (Score For A Dark Christmas) on said island and has a very close relationship to the place and its inhabitants, decided that now is the time to help.

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Posted: 03.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)

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Lantlôs - Recording New Album

There's good news for Lantlôs fans today. The band is recording their new album! The follow-up to the lauded Melting Sun record (2014) will be called Wildhunt. The German atmospheric post-metallers haven't said anything about the release date yet but we will keep you posted on all the details.

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Posted: 03.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)

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Grave - Part Ways With Drummer

Grave have parted ways with their long-time drummer Ronnie Bergerståhl. However, the Swedes didn't clarify the reasons for his departure. The death metal band has a couple of shows scheduled for next year and they said that won't be affected.

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Posted: 03.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)

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Human Serpent - Release Collaboration Song With Isolert

Greek black metal underground members, X. from Human Serpent and Nick S. from Isolert, have collaborated in recording a new EP, titled Everything Dies, which was released yesterday in digital format. A tape format, limited to 50 black cassettes and 50 white cassettes (all hand-numbered), will be available in January 2018 by Death Kvlt Productions and can be pre-ordered here. The EP just features the self-titled 20-minute track, which you can stream below.

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Posted: 03.12.2017 by nikarg | Comments (0)

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Lawnmower Deth - Unleash Christmas Single With Kim Wilde

UK's veteran thrashers, Lawnmower Deth, teamed up with '80s pop-star, Kim Wilde, and just released a Christmas song, titled "F U Kristmas!", on December 1st via Wildeflower Records. The relationship between the band and the singer stretches back to 1991 when Lawnmower Deth recorded a cover of Wilde's "Kids In America". Last year, Wilde joined Lawnmower Deth on stage to perform "Kids In America" and now the band will be appearing at her Christmas show in Manchester on December 22nd.

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Posted: 03.12.2017 by nikarg | Comments (1)

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Morbid Angel - Kingdoms Disdained

When your debut is one of the best metal records ever released, also defining an entire genre, it takes a lot of effort to live up to it through the rest of your career. Morbid Angel have not recorded a death metal album in the last 14 years; they have not recorded a great death metal album in the last 24 years. Kingdoms Disdained is a death metal record through and through. Keep reading to find out if it is great or not.

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Posted: 02.12.2017 by nikarg | Comments (27)

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Corrosion Of Conformity - Unveil Video For New Song

After showcasing their new song "Cast The First Stone", stoner metal veterans Corrosion Of Conformity have shared a bit more from No Cross No Crown, their impending new album. Feast your eyes below on the groovy official new music video for "Wolf Named Crow".

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Posted: 02.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)

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Necrophobic - Reveal New Album Title, Cover Art And More

After some teasing, death metallers Necrophobic have shared all about their new album. Mark Of The Necrogram is the title of their upcoming new studio offering, which is set to be released on Century Media Records on February 23rd, 2018. The record comes with the eerie cover artwork of Kristian "Necrolord" Wåhlin, with whom the band hasn't worked together since the release of the second album, Darkside.

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Posted: 02.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)

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Heidevolk - Premiere Music Video

The first single from Heidevolk's new album is here! As of now, you can listen to "Ontwaakt" ("Awaken"), the opening track of Vuur Van Verzet ("Fire of Resistance"). According to the band, it "tells the ageless story of revolt and resistance set against the backdrop of the historic collapse of the Roman empire." The Pagan folk metallers from The Netherlands will release the new album on January 12th via Napalm Records. Do you like the song?

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Posted: 02.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)

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Officium Triste - To Play At Malta Doom Metal 2018

Next year, there will be another Malta Doom Festival, and the first gem to be confirmed is Dutch death/doom veterans Officium Triste. They were the first band to be announced for the fest, followed by Damien Thorne. 2018 will mark the 10th edition of the Malta Doom Festival and they are working to give fans an event that will be remembered.

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Posted: 02.12.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)

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Holy Terror - 'Total Terror' Limited Box Set To Receive N. American Release

There was a thrash/speed metal band called Holy Terror who released two albums: Terror And Submission and Mind Wars back in the 80's. Now the band has a box set to offer.

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Posted: 02.12.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)