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OPETH reveal new album plans

Swedish masters of progressive heavy-rock OPETH have revealed today the title and tracklisting for their awaited 13th album, In Cauda Venenum, that’s due out later this year via Moderbolaget / Nuclear Blast. Recorded last year at Stockholm’s Park Studios, In Cauda Venenum will be released in two versions, in both …

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UK tour dates announced by Life Of Agony

Hard rock and crossover metal veterans Life Of Agony are putting the finishing touches on their hard-hitting, emotional concept album ‘The Sound of Scars’,  due out this year on Napalm Records! Produced by Sylvia Massy (Tool, System of a Down), whose work has received multiple Grammy Awards and nominations, along …

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Tovarish Reveals New Album Details!

Providence, Rhode Island-based experimental/doom metal outfit Tovarish present their harrowing new album, ‘If The War Comes Tomorrow’,  as the band marks its tenth year in existence. Now confirmed for a release through Argonauta Records on July 5th 2019, the track listing, cover art, a brief trailer, and additional details on …

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Fleshgod Apocalypse to release 5th studio album

The wait is almost over as Italian orchestral-death metal juggernauts Fleshgod Apocalypse are about to unleash their 5th record, ‘Veleno’,  this Friday through Nuclear Blast Records. To give fans another taster of the forthcoming release, the group has unveiled a live video of ‘The Fool’,  which can be found on …

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THE SURVIVAL CODE ARE BACK!

THE SURVIVAL CODE will follow up on the release of last year’s hugely successful sophomore album, Hopelessness Of People, with the release of a brand new EP, Crosses To Carry, Coffins To Fill, out on Friday 16th August, through Good Deeds Music.   If you are yet to discover THE …

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DIAMOND HEAD Release new video ‘DEATH BY DESIGN’ from the upcoming album The Coffin Train

NWOBHM pioneers Diamond Head return with a brand new album “The Coffin Train” out on 24th May via Silver Lining. To accompany the release the band just launched a brand new video for the single “Death By Design” that you can watch here – To pre-order the album click here: http://hyperurl.co/TheCoffinTrain …

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Hate Launches New Single, “Seventh Manvantara”

On June 14th, Hate will release their 11th full-length, Auric Gates of Veles, via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of Auric Gates of Veles, the band has launched the new single, “Seventh Manvantara”. For another preview of Auric Gates of Veles, the video for “Sovereign Sanctity” can be viewed at: metalblade.com/hate – where the record …

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Soundgarden ‘Live From The Artists Den’ album and immersive events announced

Soundgarden along with The Chris Cornell Estate, Polydor/UMC and Artists Den, the critically acclaimed music series best known for presenting intimate concerts by extraordinary artists in non-traditional settings, announced today an unprecedented line-up of immersive events and a suite of products titled Soundgarden: Live from the Artists Den. The events …

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Dig Lazarus launch powerful new ode to love lost!

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As heard on Kerrang! radio and Planet Rock, here we have the powerful new single “Joker” from Nuneaton rockers Dig Lazarus. Brand new single JOKER, was released Friday 17th May. The track is taken from the band’s upcoming EP “Figured It Out” due for release May 31st. Described as “Queens of the …

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SKILLET To headline European Fall trek with upcoming “Skillet: Victorious Tour”

Promising new music from their anticipated album Victorious (Aug. 2), multi-platinum selling rockers Skillet are announcing their headlining “Skillet: Victorious Tour” throughout Europe this Nov. and Dec. 2019. Just returning from a heavily sold-out jaunt across Russia, Skillet has amassed an international following in Europe with bookings at some of Europe’s biggest festivals including Nova Rock, Graspop, Volt …

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Exhorder to release first album in 27 years!!

After 27 years of waiting, fans can rejoice as New Orleans’ face-melting thrash legends EXHORDER will be releasing their forever-awaited third studio album later this year. The band has officially wrapped up the recording of their first record since the long celebrated ’92 classic ‘THE LAW’. Commenting on the long …

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Royal Republic release new single and official video

Sweden’s four-man rock sensation and party machine ROYAL REPUBLIC are set to release their groove-laden and action-packed new album, CLUB MAJESTY on May 31st. Ladies and gentlemen – meet ‘ANNA-LEIGH’ – ROYAL REPUBLIC’S third single from their forthcoming album. The video was directed by LEO ÅKESSON and shot in Berlin …

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The Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival 2019 announces more acts!!!

The Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival — under the leadership of Colne Town Council — is proud to celebrate its 30th Anniversary, bringing together some of the today’s prevailing blues and blues-rock acts. This year, the festival hosts 170 blues-rock acts across 22 stages over 3 days. The festival …

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VANDEN PLAS – ‘The Epic Works 1991-2015’ Out 12 July 2019

VANDEN PLAS THE EPIC WORKS 1991-2015 BOX SET OUT 12.07.19 (Frontiers) pre-order link http://radi.al/VandenPlasTheEpicWorks Frontiers Music Srl is excited to announce the release of ‘The Epic Works 1991-2015’, a stunning box set collection from Vanden Plas, the German masters of progressive metal. It contains eight studio albums, an EP, a live recording and a bonus disc entitled ‘Bonus Treasures’ …

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Black Star Riders – Announce New Album “Another State Of Grace”

Studio Album “Another State Of Grace” Release date: 6th September 2019 Single “Another State Of Grace” Release date: 17th May 2019 UK & Ireland Tour in October 2019 Nuclear Blast are delighted to announce the release of Black Star Riders new studio album “Another State Of Grace” on the 6th September 2019. …

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HELLYEAH ‘Welcome Home’ video out now!

HELLYEAH have shared the video for their brand new track ‘Welcome Home’. It’s the title-track taken from their upcoming album, which the band announced earlier this week, featuring the late Vinnie Paul’s final recordings. Available to pre-order here https://shop.hellyeahband.com Welcome Home will be released September 27th via Eleven Seven Music …

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SISTER SHOTGUN announce dates in July with Gama Bomb

SISTER SHOTGUN announce dates in July with Gama Bomb English rock band Sister Shotgun have announced dates in July with Gamma Bomb and a Midlands show with friends Iconic Eye in Cannock on June 1, 2019. Vocalist Chloe Ozwell says: “We’re very much looking forward to returning to the Midlands …

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THE BAR STOOL PREACHERS announce tour dates and festival appearances

THE BAR STOOL PREACHERS announce tour dates and festival appearances To support The Mighty Mighty Bosstones in the UK THE BAR STOOL PREACHERS have announced a packed schedule of touring this year starting at the Bearded Theory Festival at Catton Hall on May 23, 2019. After finishing last year on …

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This Is Turin release new single – Wrath

Cheshire based Blackened Technical Metal outfit This Is Turin have released a new single. ‘Wrath’  is an onslaught of anger, speed and downright superb-ness. You can watch the video on the link above. Singer Darryl Jones is also front man with Sworn Amongst, who I had the pleasure of interviewing …

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Soundgarden to release special live album, film and box set

Soundgarden are pleased to announce the release of ‘Soundgarden: Live From The Artists Den’,  a special live album, film and box set release to celebrate the band’s legendary 2013 King Animal concert at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. Due July 26th, a limited-edition Super Deluxe box will also feature the …

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