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A BREACH OF SILENCE release first studio update video

A Breach of Silence have been in the studio working on the follow-up to their 2013 debut album Dead or Alive at Acolyte Studios in Brisbane, Australia. Once again, they brought veteran Swedish producers Fredrik Nordstrom and Henrik Udd (Bring Me The Horizon, In Flames, Opeth) to sit at the …

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METAL TANK RECORDS re-releases Panikks’ “Unbearable Conditions”

Metal Tank Records are set to re-released the long-time sold out album from one of the major Slovenian thrash metal acts; PANIKK, entitled “Unbearable Conditions”. The second edition features alternative packaging and advanced track-listing. Mastermind “Gapa Flere” comments: “Expect nothing but sick untamed bay area thrash metal in the vein …

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EPICA releases second documentary clip about their new album ‘The Quantum Enigma’

Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA have released the second episode of their behind-the-scenes look at the recording process for the band’s sixth studio album, The Quantum Enigma. The video also includes clips of music from the new album, which will be released in the UK on May 5th via Nuclear Blast. …

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VADER finish recording new album ‘TIBI ET IGNI’

Polish death metal legends VADER have just finished recording the follow up to their highly acclaimed 2011 album, ‘Welcome To The Morbid Reich‘. The new album is titled ‘TIBI ET IGNI’ and is set to be released on the 2nd June 2014 via Nuclear Blast. The band recorded the album …

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CATTLE DECAPITATION release limited edition vinyl of their entire Metal Blade catalog

San Diego, CA’s finest purveyors of extreme metal, Cattle Decapitation, are planning a series of limited edition vinyl releases for 2014 under the banner “Decade of Decapitation“, to celebrate 10 years of releases on Metal Blade Records. The band’s entire Metal Blade discography: “To Serve Man” (2002), “Humanure” (2004), “Karma.Bloody.Karma” …

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SABATON release studio trailer on the making of their new album ‘Heroes’

On the 19th of May this year, Swedish Heavy Metal band SABATON will release their brand new, seventh studio album titled Heroes. In anticipation of the new album, the band have released the first in a series of trailers about the making of the new album. Watch the trailer here: …

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SEPTUAGINT to release debut album ‘Negative Void Trinity’ via Forever Plagued

FOREVER PLAGUED RECORDS sets April 7th as the release date for SEPTUAGINT’s debut MCD, Negative Void Trinity. Another prospective band from the fertile Greek black metal scene, SEPTUAGINT play a fast black metal style that knows when to pace itself – not much different from some bands under the moniker …

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ANTI-MORTEM reveal artwork for upcoming album “New Southern”

The artwork for New Southern, the upcoming debut album by Oklahoma natives and saviors of southern-infused hard rock ANTI-MORTEM, has been revealed.  Album artwork was created by Brent Elliott White (DEATH ANGEL, JOB FOR A COWBOY, TRIVIUM). New Southern will be released in physical and digital formats on April 15th …

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ENFEEBLE release new video ‘False Faith’ + new album “Encapsulate This Moment” out now!

Melodic Thrash Metaller/Metalcorer ENFEEBLE have release their second full-length-album “Encapsulate This Moment” today, Friday 7th March 2014. Check out one of their new song  “False Faith” Tracklist: 01. Opening 02. Shock Me 03. Personage Collapse 04. Flashedever 05. Cavity Door 06. Cries 07. The Last Night Before 08. Reality Loss …

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U.D.O. re-signs with AFM Records

AFM are proud to announce that German classic rock mega-band U.D.O. (featuring singer Udo Dirkschneider) have re-signed to the company for a further long-term deal, which is expected to include 3 albums and 3 DVD’s. Speaking about the deal, singer Dirkschneider (pictured with AFM Chief Executive Jochen Richert) revealed: “We …

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ARCH ENEMY: Reveal details for new album ‘War Eternal’

Three years after the release of Khaos Legions and their most successful world tour to-date, extreme metal icons ARCH ENEMY have started mixing their 9th studio album with Jens Bogren (OPETH, PARADISE LOST, KREATOR) at Fascination Street in Sweden.   Michael Amott (guitar) comments: “We’ve been producing ourselves, as we did on ‘Khaos Legions’. …

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Coldwar unveil ‘Pantheist’ artwork

Coldwar

Irish hardcore death metal punks Coldwar have unveiled the cover art (right) for their fifth album, ‘Pantheist’, which will be released via Candlelight Records on April 28th. Coldwar guitarist Paul Nash explained the concept behind the Sean Fitzpatrick-designed cover:  “The artwork has a symbolic meaning to the subject matter throughout the …

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Darkest Era to release new album in June

Darkest Era

Northern Ireland metallians Darkest Era are to release their new studio album, ‘Severance’, in June. The Fermanagh band recently switched from Metal Blade Records to the Cruz Del Sur label. Guitarist Ade Mulgrew said of the move: “We are excited to be working with Cruz Del Sur to finally get this beast …

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ENDLESS CHAOS: EP ‘Rejected Atrocity’ Full Free Download

Winnipeg death thrash outfit Endless Chaos have unleashed the third and final track ‘Condemned To The Pit’ from their three song debut EP ‘Rejected Atrocity’ to complete the full FREE download for its official release, March 4th.  “‘Condemned To The Pit’, the final track on the EP, really captures where …

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DORO: Releases Covers of Metallica, Tina Turner and Led Zeppelin

To celebrate her 30 year anniversary, internationally successful Metal-Queen DORO will be touring throughout 2014 with a series of special performances around the world, including two unique shows on May 2nd (a ‘Classic Night’ with full Orchestra) & 3rd (a ‘Rock Night’ with guests), both held at the CCD Stadthalle in her hometown …

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COUNTESS: Announce New Album; Release New Video

On April 9, Dutch Black Metal legends COUNTESS will release their long-awaited new full-length album, entitled ‘Ancient Lies And Battle Cries’ through the band’s long-time label Barbarian Wrath.   ‘Ancient Lies And Battle Cries’, the band’s fourteenth full-length, features ten tracks of uncompromising METAL, blending first wave Black Metal and …

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Thunder Release 2 Live CDs and are added to Bill at Calling Festival

THUNDER return with the release of not just one, but 2 live albums: Back To The Black Country (featuring additional highlights to the ticket buyer CD) and Thunder The Xmas Show Live 2013 both available now from www.thunderonline.com. Recorded at the band’s thundering sold out Xmas Shows at Wolverhampton Civic …

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JACK BRUCE – Releases New CD “Silver Rails”

Esoteric Antenna is proud to announce the release of the eagerly awaited new studio album by the legendary JACK BRUCE, one of the greatest popular musicians Britain has ever produced. A supremely talented instrumentalist and vocalist, eminently respected by his peers, Jack’s pioneering bass playing style has influenced successive generations …

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Glenn Hughes reveals artwork & tracklisti​ng for “Californi​a Breed”

CALIFORNIA BREED is the new rock and roll power trio featuring legendary vocalist-bassist Glenn Hughes, drummer extraordinaire Jason Bonham and 23-year-old newcomer guitarist-vocalist Andrew Watt. Mixing massive riffs, gutsy vocals and gale force rhythms, the band’s self-titled debut album will be released in the UK on May 19th by Frontiers …

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EVERY TIME I DIE enters Godcity Studio with Kurt Ballou

New York (US) hardcore group Every Time I Die is currently recording new material at GodCity Studio in Salem, Massachusetts with producer Kurt Ballou of Converge. Keith Buckley, lyricist and vocalist, of Every Time I Die states: “Kurt Ballou had always intimidated the living shit out of me, so I …

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