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Below is our complete Metalian 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.

Metal Blade Releasing "Metal Massacre 14"

In 1982, Metal Blade Records put out its first release: "Metal Massacre," a compilation album that included Metallica, Ratt, and many other influential artists. Now, Metal Blade will be releasing "Metal Massacre 14" on April 8th - and continuing the legacy of the first album - the CD/LP/digital formats will once again contain a sampling of contemporary heavy metal.

To pre-order your copy - and to hear clips of each track - head over to this location. Primordial's Alan Averill, who compiled the track listing, had this to say:

"'Metal Massacre' is an institution that has been dormant for far too long. It served as a vital first step for many bands who are far too numerous to mention back in the early 80s. For fans, it was often the first time engaging with many of these acts, some of whom went on to become household names-- some of course didn't, but the rough and ready underground character of 'Metal Massacre' is what set it apart from other compilations back in the day. More...

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Metalian Signs With Heavy Artillery

Canadian speed metal band Metalian has signed with Heavy Artillery Records. The band recently released a split single "Tundrastruck" with fellow country mates Sanktuary and Dark Moor in June of this year. The first album for Heavy Artillery Records will be the follow up to the band's full length debut in 2009, "The Conquering."

Heavy Artillery announced the signing with the following post on its official Facebook Page: "In the ongoing effort to scour the ends of the earth for the best new talent that traditional metal has to offer, Heavy Artillery Records are very proud to announce the signing of Montreal, Quebec-based hard rock trio METALIAN."

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"Tundrastruck" 3-Way Split EP Details Revealed

Canadian thrash bands Black Moor, Metalian, and Sanktuary have come together to create "Tundrastruck," a 3-song EP featuring all new material set for release on June 15th, 2011.

The track listing is as follows:

1. Airborn Assassins performed by Metalian
2. Raise the Flag performed by Sanktuary
3. Awaken the Dead performed by Black Moor

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