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Metalhit Offers Free Digital Music at MD Deathfest

Metalhit.com has organized a FREE Digital Music Compilation to be distributed at the Maryland Deathfest (May 28th-30th). The compilation will come in the form of a card, each with a unique code that will allow recipients to redeem their free compilation at the Metalhit.com website.

The card will be distributed at the Sevared Records, Paragon Records and Deathgasm Records vendor booths at the event. Stop by, pick one up, and check out the goods at these tables! Get them before they're gone (only 1,000 will be distributed).

The free compilation includes 16 songs featuring: WATAIN and PENTAGRAM, both of whom are performing at the event, as well as other stellar bands like REVOCATION, THE CRINN, WORMROT, GRAVES OF VALOR, HAIL OF BULLETS, NOMINON, CARDIAC ARREST, SECTIONED, DIABOLIC, COLONIZE THE ROTTING, ALDAARON, SACRILEGIOUS IMPALEMENT, VULVECTOMY, and ORTHRUS.

Metalhit.com will have download cards available at other worldwide metal events this year, such as the Michigan Deathfest and the Devilstone Festival in Lithuania.

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Metal Maniacs Launches As New Webzine

Metal Maniacs Magazine has been relaunched in a new online format after closing the doors to its print operation in February 2009.

Resurrected by the owner of Metalhit.com, with a site developed by Reh3 Design, the new Metal Maniacs features regularly updated content and features from the latest in underground metal.

The site boasts an exhaustive Mp3 store featuring more than 13,000 songs available for preview and purchase as well as a new forum, monthly contests, a weekly "deadly discovery" showcasing up and coming bands and a monthly free digital music compilation.

The debut launch features a 24 song compilation with the following free downloads:

LIFELOVER “Shallow”
VADER “Rise of the Undead”
FETID ZOMBIE “Graced by Gore”
NOCTURNAL “Hellhunt”
AUGURY “Aetheral”
HANDS “Resistance”
ASPHYX “Death, the Brutal Way”
BLACK ANVIL “Ten Talons Deep”
IMPENDING DOOM “The Serpent Servant”
DAATH “The Worthless”
MERRIMACK “In the Halls of White Death”
GOREAPHOBIA “Mortal Repulsion”
HOWL “Oma”
LEAVES’ EYES “My Destiny”
MERAUDER “Built on Blood”
ORTHRUS “Thy Fate in Damnation”
SKELETONWITCH “Crushed Beyond Dust”
SUICIDE SILENCE “Wake Up”
WEAPON “Serpentine Ayat”
BONE GNAWER “Cannibal Cook-out”
WEEKEND NACHOS “Shot in the Head”
ARGHARUS “Pleistas”
CEREBRUM “Scatter-brain”
SEANCE “Prisoner 666”

You can download the entire compilation here.

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MetalHit.com Announces Free Compilation, Releases

Metalhit.com, the first all-digital extreme metal label, has launched their extensive Mp3 download store featuring over 3,000 songs of high-fidelity, unlimited preview, DRM-free Mp3s. The store features titles from underground labels like Avantgarde, Red Stream Rec., Sevared Rec., Lacerated Enemy Rec., Crematorium Rec., Deathgasm Rec., Hammer of Hate, Negative Existence, Stygian Crypt and more.

New Exclusive Releases from Metalhit include:

ORTHRUS "Tyrants of Deception" - Debut release of dark and melodic black/thrash metal with epic guitar solos and shredding riffs.

WOLFSSCHANZE "Transcend the Flesh" - Oppressive and agonizing black/doom metal.

Visitors to Metalhit.com can also download a FREE 18 band compilation featuring artists like Mirrorthrone, Zemial, Forefather, Gortuary, Behexen, Diabolic and more.

Metalhit titles are also available worldwide through all fine digital retailers (iTunes, eMusic, Amazon Mp3, Rhapsody, Napster and more).

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