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Below is our complete Unkind 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.

Unkind Posts New Music Video For "Olemisen Pelko"

Finnish act Unkind posted a new music video for the song "Olemisen Pelko." The track appears on the band's latest album "Pelon Juuret," which was issued earlier this month via Relapse Records. The entire album is streaming over at this location.

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Unkind Streaming Full New Album

The brand new album "Pelon Juuret" from Finnish act Unkind is streaming now in full through Lambgoat, and will also be available everywhere tomorrow via Relapse Records. Stream the tracks at this location or through the player below. More...

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Unkind Posts Lyric Video For "Kehtoon Tapetut"

Finnish hardcore act Unkind posted a lyric video for the new track "Kehtoon Tapetut." The song appears on the band's upcoming new LP "Pelon Juuret."

The album is scheduled for release in CD/LP/Digital formats via Relapse Records on July 9th (North America), July 8th (UK/World), and July 5th (GER, FIN, Benelux).

Check out "Kehtoon Tapetut" here:

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Unkind Reveals New Album Details

Finnish hardcore heroes Unkind have revealed the details for their upcoming sixth full-length entitled "Pelon Juuret" (Translation: "Roots of Fear").

The album was recorded with producer Kari Nieminen at Noisecamp studios in Turku, Finland at the end of 2012. Relapse Records comments: "'Pelon Juuret' continues in the direction of the group’s previous work, offering up a furious fusion of d-beat hardcore crossed with a creative touch of atmospherics, as if Mogwai made a record of Tragedy covers or From Ashes Rise were influenced by Explosions In The Sky."

The album will be released on CD/LP/Digital via Relapse Records on July 9th in North America, July 8th in the UK / World, and July 5th in Germany, Benelux, and Finland. Pre-orders can be found at this location.

Unkind has previously released five full-length albums and a handful of vinyl-only releases. The group's catalog is available for streaming via Bandcamp here.

Additionally, the band has been confirmed for a series of Finnish dates including LPRHC and Back 2 School Fest. Details are as follows:

Aug 02-03 Lappeenranta FIN LPRHC Fest
Aug 16 Lahti FIN Back To Skool Fest
Aug 17 Tampere FIN Vastavirta
Aug 23 Turku, FIN Klubi
Aug 24 Helsinki, FIN PRKL
Aug 30 Jyväskylä, FIN musta kynnys
Sep 09 Kouvola, FIN rytmikatti More...

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Unkind Posts Preview Clip For "Pelon Juuret" LP

Finnish hardcore act Unkind posted a preview clip of the band's upcoming new release "Pelon Juuret." The clip features the new track "Valtakunta" from the album, which is set for release on July 5th (Germany/Benelux), July 8th (UK/World) and July 9th (North America) via Relapse Records. It will be available as a CD, digital download and vinyl LP.

Check out the preview clip here:

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Unkind Enters The Studio

Finnish hardcore heroes Unkind have entered the studio to record their sixth full-length and follow-up to 2011's "Harhakuvat." The group is recording eight new songs with producer Kari Nieminen at Noisecamp studios in Turku, Finland.

The as-of-yet-titled album will see a release via Relapse Records in the Spring of 2013 and will reportedly contain a more rock-oriented influence while still maintaining the band's signature sound.

Unkind has previously released five full-length albums and a handful of vinyl-only releases. The band's catalog is available for streaming via Bandcamp here.

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Unkind Announces Shows With Voivod

Finnish hardcore heroes Unkind have just announced a slot opening for Voivod during an upcoming European tour this Fall. The tour begins October 8th in Brussels, Belgium and wraps up October 20th in Milan, Italy. A complete listing of dates can be found below. Unkind commented on the upcoming run:

"We're all excited for this tour as we have been listening to Voivod since the eighties and still consider them to be on of the most important metal bands of their era. Their simplistic if still boundary pushing way of creating their sound can definitely be said to be a big influence for us."

Additionally, the band plans to enter the studio later this month to record a sixth full-length and follow up to "Harhakuvat," which was released late 2011. "Harhakuvat," the group's intensely dark hardcore opus and Relapse Records debut, is available for streaming via Bandcamp here. The upcoming Unkind tour dates are as follows: More...

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Unkind Offers Free Download Of Album

Finnish band Unkind is offering it's entire "Yhteiskunnan Pikkuvikoja" LP for free download at this location.

The track listing for "Yhteiskunnan Pikkuvikoja" is:

1. Taas Näitä Päiviä 02:32
2. Sukupuut 03:36
3. Tie Kotiin 02:59
4. Valheet 03:28
5. Vainaa 06:31
6. Yhteiskunnan Pikkuvikoja 06:14
7. Kantaja 02:19
8. Izmennik 04:40

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Relapse Records Posts New Podcast

Relapse Records has now posted its 13th podcast online, which highlights brand new songs from Relapse artists, exclusive interviews, and classic Relapse tracks. You can check out the Podcast here.

This month's podcast features an exclusive interview with Jamey Jasta of Kingdom Of Sorrow, which is on tour now as part of the massive Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. The podcast also includes brand new music from Toxic Holocaust, Brutal Truth, Hail!Hornet, Revocation, and more. The songs appearing on the audio file are as follows:

Toxic Holocaust – “Bitch"
Revocation – “No Funeral”
Hail!Hornet – “Shoot The Pigs”
Dying Fetus – “Fade Into Obscurity”
Unkind – “Harhakuvat”
Fuck the Facts – “The Pile of Flesh You Carry”
Kingdom of Sorrow – “God’s Law in the Devil’s Land”
Red Fang – “Through” (No Talent Cover)
Brutal Truth – “Fuck Cancer”
Cephalic Carnage – “Black Metal Sabbath”
Origin – “Mental Torment”
Daylight Dies – “Unending Waves”
Nile – “Sarcophagus”

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Unkind Streaming Entire New Album

Unkind has teamed up with Lambgoat.com to stream the band's new album "Harhakuvat" online. You can check out the album here or in the player below.

"Harhakuvat" was recorded and mixed by Kari Nieminen at Noisecamp Studios in Turku, Finland. The album is set for an August 2nd North American release date (August 15th internationally) on CD, LP, and digitally. The CD and vinyl is available for pre-order at Relapse.com.

Unkind will also head out on a Finnish tour with Ghost Brigadein September in support of "Harhakuvat."

Unkind - Harhakuvat by lambgoat

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Unkind Posts New Song Online

Unkind has posted the song "Koulutettu Epäonnistumaan" online, which is taken from the band's forthcoming album "Harhakuvat." Check out the song online now via Stereogum.com.

The band has also previously posted the song "Laumasielut" online.

"Harhakuvat" was recorded and mixed by Kari Nieminen at Noisecamp Studios in Turku, Finland. The album is set for an August 2nd North American release date (August 15th internationally) on CD, LP, and digitally.

Unkind will head out on a Finnish tour with Ghost Brigade in September in support of "Harhakuvat." The band is also confirmed for the Liekeissa Festival in late August. More...

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Unkind Streaming New Song "Laumasielut"

Finnish act Unkind recently finished work on the band's new "Harhakuvat" album. A new song from the album has now been posted online and is available for streaming. You can check out the new track "Laumasielut" by heading over to the official Unkind Facebook profile.

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Unkind Finishes Work On New Album

Unkind has completed work on the band's new full-length album "Harhakuvat," which was recorded and mixed by Kari Nieminen at Noisecamp Studios in Turku, Finland. The album has been set for an August 2nd North American release date on CD, LP, and digitally.

Additionally, Unkind has announced a brief European tour with Destroyed in Seconds. This tour will include appearances at the New Direction Festival (Germany) and Obscene Extreme Festival (Czech Republic). The band's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

06/25/11 Nijmegen, Netherlands Onderbroek w/ Destroyed In Seconds
06/26/11 Verden, Germany Dampfmule w/ Destroyed In Seconds
06/27/11 Hamburg, Germany Hafenklang w/ Destroyed In Seconds
06/29/11 Mulheim, Germany AJZ Mulheim w/ Destroyed In Seconds
06/30/11 Frankfurt, Germany Juha Herrenberg as part of New Direction
07/01/11 Nurnberg, Germany Kunstverrein w/ Destroyed In Seconds
07/03/11 Vienna, Austria EHK w/ Destroyed In Seconds
07/04/11 Budapest, Hungary Dürer Kert w/ Destroyed In Seconds
07/06/11 Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic Mir Club w/ Destroyed In Seconds
07/09/11 Trutnov, Czech Republic Obscene Extreme Festival w/ Destroyed In Seconds
07/10/11 Leipzig, Germany Plaque w/ Destroyed In Seconds
08/12/11 Tampere, Finland Vastavirta
08/13/11 Kokkola, Finland Rock Pub
08/27/11 Jyväskylä, Finland Lutakko as part of Liekeissä Festival
09/16/11 Oulu, Finland Nuclear Nightclub w/ Ghost Brigade
09/17/11 Kuopio, Finland Henry's Pub w/ Ghost Brigade
09/23/11 Pori, Finland Montuu w/ Ghost Brigade
09/24/11 Kouvola, Finland Rytmi-Katti w/ Ghost Brigade
09/30/11 Helsinki, Finland Nosturi w/ Ghost Brigade
10/01/11 Jyväskylä, Finland Lutakko w/ Ghost Brigade

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Unkind Signs With Relapse Records

Finland metal act Unkind has announced it's signing with Relapse Records. Unkind are planning to enter the studio later in the fall to begin recording their new full length release, and Relapse Records debut. Unkind are currently on tour with The Holy Mountain.

Unkind/The Holy Mountain tour dates:
Sept. 22 Nijmengen, Netherlands - Onderbroek
Sept. 23 Leeuwarden, Netherlands - Autolok

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