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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY unveil artwork and track listing for Pandemonium!

No one can delude Max and Iggor Cavalera anymore. The two SEPULTURA founders show with CAVALERA CONSPIRACY what it means to shoot Thrash and Death Metal straight into the world. The new studio album  ‘Pandemonium’ will be released on the 3rd November  in the UK via Napalm Records and shows …

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RANGER sign to Spinefarm Records and start working on new album

RANGER, Finnish masters of speed metal, have signed to Spinefarm Records. The band will be recording their label debut album this fall and a release is expected early 2015. These young metal merchants sound as if they came straight out of the eighties and adapted their own style for a new generation …

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STARKILL post studio footage, new album out October 14

STARKILL have posted the first in a series of videos discussing their upcoming album, “Virus Of The Mind”. Dubbed, “Creating the Virus”, the first of these videos can be found here: The first song from “Virus of the Mind” (due out on October 14, 2014), “Breaking The Madness”, is streaming now on the Century Media …

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SOULHEALER reveal new album details & release date

On 17th October, 2014 the new album “Bear The Cross” from the Finnish melodic metal band SoulHealer will be released by PURE LEGEND RECORDS. As with the previous release “Chasing The Dream“, the artwork was done again by Timo Wuerz. Janne Tolsa from Note-On Studio in Kuopio was in charge …

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SKYHARBOR announce album release details for ‘Guiding Lights’

Progressive metal outfit SKYHARBOR have announced their sophomore album, Guiding Lights, will be released on November 10th via Basick Records. Guiding Lights offers 10 tracks of exhilarating and heady progressive music, weaving a sonic tapestry of technically beautiful and imaginative melodies around crunchy metal riffs and sweeping, atmospheric vocals. The album was funded by fans …

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SONATA ARCTICA to release re-recorded ‘Ecliptica’ 15th Anniversary edition

While currently on yet another successful world tour, this time to support their latest studio-album ‘Pariah’s Child’, Finnish melodic metal heroes SONATA ARCTICA swung by the studio to re-record their debut album ‘Ecliptica’, which was released 15 years ago. This new version will be released on October 27th under the …

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FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS announce full album details for second studio album ‘Unbreakable Hearts’

FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS have just announced the full album details for their second studio album, entitled ‘UNBREAKABLE HEARTS’. London based 5 piece, Fearless Vampire Killers have been feverishly working away in their FVK Headquarters, tirelessly working on nearly every aspect of the creation of their second record. They have intricately constructed many other elements outside of the ultimate task of song …

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DREAM THEATER to release live Blu-Ray/DVD, ‘Breaking The Fourth Wall (Live From The Boston Opera House)”

DREAM THEATER have announced the release of ‘Breaking The Fourth Wall (Live From The Boston Opera House)’, a live Blu-Ray / DVD set of the band’s one-of-a-kind performance from the Boston Opera House on March 25, 2014.  Produced by the band’s John Petrucci, filmed and directed by Pierre and François Lamoureux, …

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AT THE GATES reveal “At War With Reality” cover artwork and more album details

AT THE GATES, the pioneering band of the “Gothenburg style” melodic death metal sound, are launching more details about their highly anticipated “At War With Reality” comeback album, which will be released on October 27th, 2014 in Europe and October 28th, 2014 in North America via Century Media Records. AT …

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BLACK STAR RIDERS announce new Producer for Second Studio Album

2014 has already been a landmark year for the Black Star Riders.  They have already taken their critically and fan acclaimed live show on the road and stormed the stages of the United States and Japan for their first tours of both of those countries.  The reaction has been nothing …

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DOWNFALL OF GAIA completes work on new album “Aeon Unveils The Thrones Of Decay”

Downfall of Gaia have just finished the recordings for their new album “Aeon Unveils the Thrones of Decay” to be released in the fall of 2014! Downfall of Gaia comments: “All of us are pretty satisfied with the result of the new record and we are excited to share this new piece …

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ARCTURON unveil cover artwork for ‘Expect Us’

Swiss melodic death metal band ARCTURON announced their new EP “Expect Us”. This announcement is now followed by the opus’ artwork, for which the band has also broken new ground. The band about the cover: “We felt like doing something new, something that felt natural to us and promised to …

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VON HERTZEN BROTHERS set to work on album number 6…

Von Hertzen Brothers, will release their sixth studio album early next year via Spinefarm Records. Following the outstanding critical acclaim afforded their last full-length release, ‘Nine Lives’ (2013), the brothers – Mikko, Kie& Jonne Von Hertzen – are now back in the studio doing pre-production, this time with Grammy-nominated Canadian producer Garth ‘GGGarth’ Richardson (Biffy Clyro, Atreyu, Rage …

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Mike LePond Of Symphony X to release debut solo album ‘Mike LePond’s Silent Assasins’

Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins are set to release his debut solo record ‘Mike LePond’s Assassins’ on 29th September 2014 through UDR/ADA. A fantastic heavy, power metal album that combines all influences of Mike LePond’s favorite bands from the past and present. This album is packed with kick ass vocals, scorching …

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PESTILENTIAL SHADOWS set release date for new album ‘Ephemeral’

2013 marked the tenth anniversary of Pestilential Shadows, one of Australian black metal’s longest-running and most revered forces in the underground. After a decade of darkness, Seance Records now unleashes their fifth full-length album, Ephemeral, set for international release on October 31st. Ephemeral retains Pestilential Shadows’ signature poetic heaviness and …

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GODFLESH to release new album ‘A World Lit Only By Fire’ in October + stream new song “New Dark Ages”

Justin K. Broadrick (Jesu, Pale Sketcher, Final, etc.) recently revived his pioneering industrial metal act Godflesh with the Decline and Fall EP, the band’s first new music in 13 years. Now, on the heels of that release, Godflesh have announced a new full-length, their first since 2001’s Hymns. A World …

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COHEED AND CAMBRIA announce vinyl reissue of ‘In Keeping Secrets Of Silent Earth: 3’

The long awaited vinyl reissue of the landmark second studio album from Coheed and Cambria, In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3, will be released by Equal Vision Records/Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings on the 20th October. You can listen to the newly remastered version of single “A Favor House Atlantic.” On …

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MEGAHERZ unveil cover artwork for ‘Zombieland’

Welcome to Zombieland. With gloomy riffs, cool grooves and choruses that channeling the atmosphere of “The Walking Dead”, the German Rockers MEGAHERZ are back. The upcoming album Zombieland will be released on October 27th via Napalm Records and promises to be a milestone in the band’s history. The eighth studio …

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