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Pyramaze - Unveil New Album Details And Teaser

A new Pyramaze album is upon us! With their milestone fifth album, Contingent, the power/prog metallers continue to break new ground. The album is "an epic post-apocalyptic conceptual piece inspired by current events, the human spirit to overcome struggle and diversity, and the brotherhood that lies there in." It was produced, mixed and mastered by Jacob Hansen (Volbeat, Amaranthe, Epica, Evergrey).

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Posted: 28.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)

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Voyager - Reveal New Album First Details

After teasing fans last year, Aussies Voyager have revealed a bit more about their upcoming new ten-track, 45-minute offering. The successor to the excellent V will be titled Ghost Mile. Currently, the proggers are in the mixing stages of their sixth album. Apart from releasing an album preview, the band set up a pre-order page where you can find out all the latest info first - album track listing, exclusive recording snippets and other assorted goodies. Check it out.

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Posted: 28.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)

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Soundgarden - Spring U.S. Tour Announced

Grunge icons Soundgarden have announced a spring U.S. tour, with support from The Pretty Reckless and The Dillinger Escape Plan. A special ticket pre-sale for fans who are signed up to SoundgardenWorld.com and ChrisCornell.com will launch today (February 28th) at 10:00 a.m. local time. Tickets will go on sale to the general public Friday, March 3rd at 10 a.m. local time.

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Posted: 28.02.2017 by Metal God | Comments (0)

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Acherontas - Announce New Album Title

Greek black metallers Acherontas have announced the title for their upcoming eighth full length album as Amarta (Formulas Of Reptilian Unification Part II). The new album is 45 minutes long and the cover, tracklist, trailers and audio streams will be revealed in the coming weeks.

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Posted: 28.02.2017 by 3rdWorld | Comments (0)

Bands
Timo Rautiainen & Trio Niskalaukaus

Timo Rautiainen & Trio Niskalaukaus are brusque, heavy and devoted. In their music beautiful northern melodies meet a stone wall of three guitars bringing heaviness into new dimensions. Behind this wall a committed listener can hear influences from old masters such as Black Sabbath and Neil Young integrate with the influence from modern metal artists.

The lyrics of the band deal with global and personal tragedies. Some themes used include nuclear waste deliveries, the global warming phenomenon, the death of a loved one, as well as the ill-fortuned love of a bachelor from the Finnish countryside with an estonian woman. The latter one has a tragic end: the woman leaves, the man stays. One should keep in mind that hanging oneself requires guts when the roof is too low and the rope too thick...

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Posted: 28.02.2017 by Bad English

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Svart Crown - Premiere New Video

Abreaction is the name of Svart Crown's new album. The French band has released a new video to promote it for the single "Orgasmic Spiritual Ecstasy". The video was directed by David Fitt. Century Media Records will release the new album on the 3rd of March. Until then, you can watch the new video below. How do you enjoy it?

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Posted: 27.02.2017 by Paz | Comments (1)

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Loss (USA) - New Album Details Revealed

Six years after Despond, Tennessee-based death/funeral doomsters Loss (USA) have finally set a release date for their awaited and second full-length album. Horizonless is their newest creation and it will hit stores on May 19th, 2017 through Profound Lore Records. For now, the band has shared the album cover and tracklist, available below.

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Posted: 27.02.2017 by Paz | Comments (5)

Reviews
Dread Sovereign - For Doom The Bell Tolls

According to what most people say the world is doomed. In 2017 more than ever before. I usually don't care what others say but if my year will be full of doom I'm definitely looking forward to it, so let's start the party with Dread Sovereign and their second effort For Whom Doom The Bell Tolls.

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Posted: 27.02.2017 by Windrider | Comments (2)

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AATHMA - Aventa

Haailing from Spaain we have Aathma, aa post stoner doom trio.

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Posted: 27.02.2017 by BitterCOld | Comments (2)

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Warbringer - New Track Streaming Online

Are you ready for some thrash? Warbringer bring it with their ripping new track "Shellfire"! Woe To The Vanquished is the name of the Americans brand new album and first with Napalm Records, out on March 31st. Enjoy the music below as you prepare for the new opus.

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Posted: 27.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (2)

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Sirenia - Launch Crowdfund Campaign For N. American Tour

Symphonic metal titans Sirenia are asking their fans to help them as they intend to embark on their first North American headlining tour. The group needs the financial support to make it happen. Nowadays, more and more bands are using these type of campaigns to make tours and album releases possible.

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Posted: 27.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (4)

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De Profundis - New Album Update

While British technical/progressive death metallers De Profundis haven't revealed much lately about their status, in a recent update they revealed that the follow-up to Kingdom Of The Blind (2015) and their new album is almost completed. A few days ago, the album's mixing process started. Their fifth album will be released later in 2017.

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Posted: 27.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)

Articles
70000 Tons Of Metal 2017 - Day One: Here We Go Again

It was the end of January, and per usual, I made my way down to sunny Florida to soak up the sun before my annual 70000 Tons Of Metal adventure. At this point I would say 'same procedure as every year' but this year I finally made true on my promise and attended the cruise as a fan instead of "working". So, instead of shooting tons and tons of pictures, this year I drank tons and tons of adult beverages… yap - priorities ya'll.

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Posted: 27.02.2017 by D.T. Metal | Comments (5)