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The Faceless - Drop Off Australian Tour

The Faceless have dropped off another tour last minute. It happened last year, and now it happens again with the Australian tour with The Black Dahlia Murder. The promoter slams the band, and justifies the cancellation with the "incompetency by the band and their management". However, the band has also released a statement, explaining their side of the story. Drama ensues.

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Posted: 12.05.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (4)

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Suffocation - Share New Song

As you may have already read here, New York death metal pioneers Suffocation will release their new album ...Of The Dark Light on June 9th via Nuclear Blast Records. The band revealed the first single, "Your Last Breaths", last month in the form of a 360º track video and it's now sharing another new song called "Return To The Abyss", which you can check out below.

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Posted: 12.05.2017 by nikarg | Comments (2)

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Origin - New Album Detailed, Stream Song

Tech death metallers Origin will release their new album, Unparalleled Universe, on June 30th via Nuclear Blast (North America) and Agonia Records (rest of the world). Apart from this announcement, the American band has also released a new song online. Listen to the first single "Accident And Error" in the form of a 360º track video below.

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Posted: 12.05.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)

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Dephosphorus - Stream New Song From Upcoming Album

The time has come to get a first taste from Dephosphorus's forthcoming new album, Impossible Orbits, to be released on June 15th via the Polish grindcore label, Selfmadegod Records. The new track is called "Rational Reappraisal" and can be heard below.

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Posted: 12.05.2017 by nikarg | Comments (0)

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Possessed - Join Nuclear Blast, New Album In 2018

Possessed have big news to share today! They are finally releasing a new album in 2018, via their new label Nuclear Blast. Nuclear Blast has announced the worldwide signing and the return of the legendary death metallers. Fans can expect Possessed's first a full-length release in 31 years, sometime next year. Watch a teaser video announcing the signing that includes a short snippet of demo of a new song here.

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Posted: 11.05.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)

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The Haunted - To Release 'Strength In Numbers' Album In August

After finishing strong of tour dates with Meshuggah in the UK and Arch Enemy in Central Europe, Swedish metallers The Haunted have been busy these last few weeks with the recording and mixing process of their upcoming, 9th studio album effort. Recorded at Parlour Studios in the UK with producer Russ Russell (Napalm Death, Dimmu Borgir, The Exploited), the album is entitled Strength In Numbers and will be released worldwide via Century Media Records on August 25th, 2017. A video teaser from recording sessions can be seen below.

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Posted: 11.05.2017 by nikarg | Comments (3)

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X Japan - Yoshiki To Undergo Emergency Surgery

Drummer Yoshiki of X Japan will undergo an emergency cervical artificial disc replacement surgery on Tuesday, May 16th in Los Angeles. As a result of Yoshiki's intense drumming style and the impact it has had on his physical health, he was diagnosed with cervical foraminal stenosis in July 2009, and then underwent a cervical laminectomy and a cervical foraminotomy.

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Posted: 11.05.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)

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Cormorant - Detail New Album

Cormorant just revealed the first details of their new album, Diaspora, which will be self-released on August 11th with US and European distribution through War Crime Recordings. The California progressive death metal collective will reveal the artwork and preorder details in the coming weeks. For now, check out the tracklist, teaser as well as the guests that will be featured on the album.

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Posted: 11.05.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)

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Dagoba - New Album 'Black Nova' Due In August

On August 25th, 2017, French metal force Dagoba will release its seventh studio album, Black Nova, as a cooperation between Jive Epic France for France and Century Media Records for the rest of the world. The first single "Inner Sun" premieres on Rock Hard France's sampler CD out this week and it will be available everywhere on May 19th.

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Posted: 11.05.2017 by nikarg | Comments (0)

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Paganizer - New Song Online

Paganizer are offering you some Swedish death metal today. Having been around for nearly two decades, the band is about to release a new album, their 10th full length, called Land Of Weeping Souls on Transcending Obscurity Records this August 5th, 2017. You can check out if it's worth your time now. The first song released for streaming is "Dehumanized". Listen to it below.

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Posted: 11.05.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)

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Enslaved - Premiere Live Track 'Isa', Share New Album Update

Enslaved will release their eight-track live album entitled Roadburn Live next Friday, May 19th via By Norse Records, which is the recording of their 2015 performance at the Roadburn Festival in Tilburg, The Netherlands. Less than two weeks away, the band shared the tune "Isa" which will be included on the live release and you can hear it below.

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Posted: 10.05.2017 by nikarg | Comments (2)

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Krisiun - Arrested At Bangladesh Airport, Cancel Show

Brazilian death metallers Krisiun and their tourmates NervoChaos were arrested in the early morning of Tuesday May 9th at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, Bangladesh after being approached by police while they were collecting their luggage. They were supposed to play on Tuesday night, but unfortunately had to cancel the sold out concert after hours of detainment at the airport. The Brazilian bands are in an international tour together, and before going to Bangladesh, they had performed at Hammersonic Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia. It looks like their shows in Mongolia, China, Vietnam and Malaysia may also be cancelled.

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Posted: 10.05.2017 by nikarg | Comments (19)

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Masterplan - Releasing Album Of Re-Recorded Helloween Songs

Masterplan just announced that they will release a new album titled PumpKings on June 30th via AFM Records. It consists of re-recorded versions of legendary German power metal band Helloween songs from albums that guitarist Roland Grapow played on. Included are three songs from Pink Bupples Go Ape (1991), two from Chameleon (1993), two from Master Of The Rings (1994), one from The Time Of The Oath and two from The Dark Ride (2000).

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Posted: 10.05.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)

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Vicious Rumors - Singer Brian Allen Returns

Vicious Rumors have announced a couple of changes in their line-up. More noticeably, the return of lead singer Brian Allen, who left the band back in 2013 for family reasons to be replaced by Nick Holleman. Singer Nick Holleman left the band now to pursue other projects. Brian is back and they also have a new guitarist: 18 year old guitar virtuoso Gunnar DüGrey from Portland, Oregon.

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Posted: 10.05.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)

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Dødsengel - Stream New Song

A new Dødsengel song has arrived! "Rubedo", a brand new track taken from their anticipated new album, Interequinox, is available here for consumption. Later this month, on May 19th, 2017, the album will be released by Debemur Morti Productions. Do you like the new song from the Norwegian black metal duo?

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Posted: 10.05.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (1)

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Roadburn 2017, Day 1 & 2

Hello, fellow Metalstormers! Now that the dust has settled from my mind, I can finally share my 7th Roadburn experience with you! I hope that maybe, just maybe, this will motivate you to follow me and all the other Roadburners into one of the best music festivals Europe has to offer! And in case you attended this year, well... Feel free to agree/disagree with my ramblings!

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Posted: 09.05.2017 by Mr. Doctor | Comments (26)