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XEHANORT sign to Subliminal Groove Records

Canada-based progressive gurus Subliminal Groove Records are delighted to announce the signing of one-man prog-deathcore maverick, Xehanort, and with it the remastered release of his 2013 album Awaken in a Different Dimension, due March 11. If this all wasn’t enough, Xehanort has today released a lyric video of the first …

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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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SAVAGE MESSIAH premiere new track ‘Hammered Down’

London metallers SAVAGE MESSIAH have premiered a new track from their upcoming album, THE FATEFUL DARK, which is due to be released on March 10th in Europe via Earache Records and on March 18th in the USA via Century Media/Earache Records. Listen to the new track “Hammered Down” now via …

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BELOW announce debut album “Across the Dark River”

Epic Swedish doom metal band, Below, spent the end of 2013 at Sonic Train Studios in Sweden with none other than Andy La Rocque (King Diamond) to record their debut full-length album. The band is finally prepared to unveil the album title, art, and release the first single from the …

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GLAMOUR OF THE KILL reveal new video for ‘A Freak Like Me’

Glamour Of The Kill have unleashed a new official video taken from the recent album ‘Savages’.  ‘A Freak Like Me’ was filmed on the ‘Silence Is The Enemy’ tour in Europe by the wonderful Tom Barnes and is the second video to some from the album. From the band:   “This …

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY release studio update

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY the band featuring the legendary metal brothers Max and Igor Cavalera are currently in the mixing stage of their third album and their first for their new label home Napalm Records. The band is working with producer John Gray (Soulfly) and plans on having the record ready for …

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HEAVEN’S BASEMENT – March tour dates

HEAVEN’S BASEMENT announce a full headline tour of the UK & Ireland for 2014. The “Welcome Home” tour will take in 15 shows over 18 days, kicking off on March 13th in Norwich and ending in Brighton on March 30th. ‘We’re heading out on our first ever full length European …

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EDGUY announce tour dates in September

German melodic power-metal quintet EDGUY make a long-awaited return to England with a brace of live dates in September. The band, led by vocalist Tobias Sammet, have just announced the release of their 10th studio album ‘Space Police – Defenders Of The Crown‘ for April 21st via Nuclear Blast Records …

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JACKSON FIREBIRD release “Cock Rockin´” video

The Australians JACKSON FIREBIRD show the rock community how to rejuvenate a genre without losing sight of Rock’s purest essence. Sweaty riffs, irresistible hooks are the main ingredients on the debut album “Cock Rockin‘”. The duo wastes no time and offers the listener a musical parade of top-notch Rock songs. …

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LANEY’S LEGION releases new single “Taste Of Your Tongue”

The Godfather of Swedish Glam and Sleaze Chris Laney’s band LANEY’S LEGION has released a digital single “Taste Of Your Tongue” on iTunes, Spotify and Amazon. The first single of the album is a KILLER air guitar fist in the air, sexy track and the artwork to match it! The …

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CURSED SAILS (Featuring Ben and Corey Farris, ex Woe Is Me) to release debut LP “Rotten Society” in May

Cursed Sails, the new project of former Woe Is Me members Ben and Corey Farris (along with bandmates Omar Magana and Brent Guistwite) will release an LP titled “Rotten Society” on May 12th via Velocity/Rise Records. Cursed Sails will be performing songs off the record while out on tour with …

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WHITE DYNOMITE sign with Ripple Music

Boston’s WHITE DYNOMITE have announced their signing with California-based label Ripple Music and the addition of a second guitarist. Hard rock label Ripple Music, known for their excellent taste and quality of heavy rock music, have signed the super group and will re-release White Dynomite’s debut album in late spring …

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NOCTOOA set release date for PESANTA URFOLK debut

PESANTA URFOLK sets May 15th as the international release date for NOCTOOA’s Adaptation. NOCTOOA began as an inevitable collaboration between longtime comrades Sammy Fielding and Jorge Gallo. Clad in black robes, adorned in owl insignia, the duo set out propagate their own brand of dark neo-folk music, aptly self-proclaimed “Cave …

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Wacken Open Air Battle Winners CRIMSON SHADOWS To Enter Studio

Epic Canadian death power metallers and 2013 International Battle for Wacken winners CRIMSON SHADOWS of Toronto have announced that they will enter the studio next month to record their follow up to 2013’s EP ‘Sails of Destiny’ with Jonathan Lefrançois and Jee Gagnon at Silverwing Studios in Montreal. The record will …

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Winnebago Deal return with ‘Bail Out’ EP

Over the years no band has stood up and flown the flag for rock and roll quite like Winnebago Deal. Mixing up hard rock sensibility with high-energy punk rock they cast a suspicious and cynical eye over anybody stupid enough not to appreciate this simple yet solid aesthetic. Surviving a …

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THE COMMITTEE release video for “Power Through Unity”

The international Black/Doom Metal collaboration THE COMMITTEE have released a new promo video for their new album “Power Through Unity“. The album was released today via Folter Records. You can watch the clip through the following link:   The Committee is confirmed at the Germany’s  Under The Black Sun festival in …

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MIRACLE MASTER release ‘Highway To Heaven’ video

“Highway To Heaven“, the second video from Danish/German hard rockers MIRACLE MASTER, can be seen below. The clip was directed & produced by Germany’s  MV Video Productions. The song, is taken from MIRACLE MASTER‘s debut album, “Tattooed Woman“, due on March 7 via GoldenCore Records/ZYX Music in Europe/North America and  …

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NEXILVA release new song ‘The Misdirection of God’ + album release date announced

The UK’s finest young hope for progressive death metal, Nexilva, have today released a new track from their upcoming album, Eschatologies, out April 7th. Have a listen to ‘The Misdirection of God‘ right here: A rollercoaster of a ride through the lands of deathcore, black, death, and technical metal, Eschatologies …

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