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Destrose

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Below is our complete Destrose news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Destrose Posts "Fenixx" Video

Japanese act Destrose, which was covered in the all-female edition of our Unearthing the Metal Underground column, has now posted a video clip online for the band's new single. Check out the video for "Fenixx" in the player available below.

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Destrose Live Footage Available

Japanese all-female metal act Destrose has posted footage online of the band performing live at Shibuya O-WEST on December 12th, 2011. You can watch the clip below, or find details on the band's "Deathless Memories" single uploaded last year at this location.

Destrose was also previously covered in the all-female edition of our "Unearthing the Underground" column last January.

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Destrose Streaming New Single

Japanese act Destrose, which was highlighted in the all-female edition of our "Unearthing the Metal Underground" column earlier this year, will be releasing the new single "Deathless Memories" on May 25th.

Destrose has now uploaded three new songs online, including the upcoming single. You can check out the songs "Rose of Destruction," "Lifer," and "Deathless Memories" by heading over to the band's official MySpace music profile.

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Unearthing The All Female Metal Underground

With ladies like Angela Gossow and Vibeke Stene fronting bands with primarily male members, the heavy metal scene has shown that women can just be as bad ass as men. While the female fronted band has gone from curiosity to accepted member of the metal kingdom, heavier acts still tend toward having mostly men among their ranks. Breaking that trend are a few groups that buck the established norm and bust out the girl power. With this week’s edition of the Unearthing the Metal Underground column we’ll take a look at three bands that rock out 100% wang free.

Astarte

Kittie is probably the most well known group to feature only women handling the instruments and vocals, but there are plenty of all-girl bands that show up the kittens in terms of brutality. There’s no purr and all claws to be found in Greece’s Astarte, which leans heavily towards the black metal side of the spectrum.

Currently signed to Avantgare Records, Astarte has released five full-length albums so far, and even managed to catch Dimmu Borgir’s attention. Symphonic black metal icon Shagrath appeared in a guest spot on the “Ring of Sorrow” song off the band’s “Sirens” album. To get started with this all-girl act you can check out the video for the “Mutter Astarte” track, the collaboration with Shagrath, and the song “Black Mighty Gods” in the clips below.

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