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Last updated on August 27, 2016 at 7:07 AM ET

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9 news articles posted today (and counting...)

Dirkschneider To Release "Back To The Roots" LP

The long-awaited live album from Ex-Accept vocalist Udo Dirkschneider's "Back To The Roots Tour" will be released on October 28th as 2CD DigiPak and triple vinyl in 4 different vinyl colors (black, gold, silber and clear) via AFM Records.

The album "Live - Back To The Roots" was recorded at the sold out show at the "Kaminwerk" in Memmingen on April 2, 2016 and contains the following tracks:

1. Intro
2. Starlight
3. Living For Tonite
4. Flash Rockin‘ Man
5. London Leatherboys
6. Midnight Mover
7. Breaker
8. Head Over Heels
9. Neon Nights
10. Princess Of The Dawn
11. Winterdreams
12. Restless And Wild
13. Son Of A Bitch
14. Up To The Limit
15. Wrong Is Right
16. Midnight Highway
17. Screaming For A Love-Bite
18. Monsterman
19. T.V. War
20. Losers And Winners
21. Metal Heart
22. I’m A Rebel
23. Fast As A Shark
24. Balls To The Wall
25. Burning More...

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Frozen Ocean Announces Strictly Limited EP

Earlier this year Frozen Ocean ran an extremely successful campaign on Groupees.com, where various bundles of digital material, spanning the entire back catalogue of the band, were sold. As special incentives, four exclusive, never before heard tracks, were made available as the pledges of support increased. These four songs will never be made available again in digital format – however Vaarwel, the mastermind behind Frozen Ocean, has agreed to a very, very limited physical release of the tracks. Collected together under the title "A Faded Missive Therefrom," they are now to be released on CD by Operator Produkzion.

The CD will come in a printed four panel sleeve, specially designed by Cold Graves and A-Drone and the artwork is the perfect representation of the music within. These songs are another doorway into the world of Frozen Ocean, a world of wonders that can lift you away from the ordinary and everyday. A Faded Missive Therefrom is a collection of some of the most evocative and enthralling ambient music that Vaarwel has ever created, but due to the extremely limited nature of this release fans will need to move fast if they are not going to miss out.

The track list for the release is:

1. Lux
2. Pluvia
3. Nox
4. Lichten Op De Muur More...

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Helstar Posts "Black Cathedral" Playthrough Clip

Heavy metal monsters Helstar's new masterpiece “Vampiro” is out now, released on August 26, via David Ellefson's EMP Label group! "Vampiro" is another opus of tales of Dracula and vampires like the band’s all time most acclaimed 1989 release “Nosferatu” (produced and mixed by Bill Metoyer) in the same vein musically with shades of who Helstar is today.

“Vampiro” was mixed by Bill Metoyer, and is certainly proving to the world that there is much much more left in these Texas metal legends! Check out Larry Barragan's guitar playthrough video for "Black Cathedral" below.

"Vampiro" sports a track listing as follows:

1. Awaken Into Darkness
2. Blood Lust
3. To Dust You Will Become
4. Off With His Head
5. From The Pulpit To The Pit
6. To Their Death Beds They Fell
7. Malediction
8. Repent In Fire
9. Abolish The Sun
10. Black Cathedral
11. Dreamless Sleep

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Almah Enters The "Age Of Aquarius"

Brazilian power/progressive act Almah - featuring ex-Angra vocalist Edu Falaschi - released a lyric video for the new single "Age of Aquarius." The song is the opening track from the upcoming new release "E.V.O.," which will be available on September 23rd. T

"E.V.O. was recorded in São Paulo, Brazil at IMF studios by Tito Falaschi and was mixed and mastered by Damien Rainaud (Fear Factory, Dragonforce, Baby Metal, etc) at Mix Unlimited in Los Angeles, California/USA. It is a conceptual album, with the central theme based in the evolution of mankind's mind and soul during the new age which the world is about to live....the Age of Aquarius.

The album's track listing is:

1. Age of Aquarius
2. Speranza
3. The Brotherhood
4. Innocence
5. Higher
6. Infatuated
7. Pleased to Meet You
8. Final Warning
9. Indigo
10. Corporate War
11. Capital Punishment

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Seputus Premieres "Haruspex Retirement Speech"

Seputus (featuring members of Pyrrhon) premieres a new song entitled "Haruspex Retirement Speech", taken from the upcoming new album "Man Does Not Give", which will be out in stores October 21st via PRC Music.

Check out now "Haruspex Retirement Speech" below.

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Eye of Solitude Pre-Release Full-Album Streaming

UK band Eye of Solitude premieres the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Cenotaph", which will be out in stores September 1.

Check out now "Cenotaph" in its entirety below.

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Infinite Waste Premieres New Music Video

Oakland's extreme metal trio Infinite Waste premieres a new song and music video entitled "In Life Till Rot", taken from the new new split release with Dendritic Arbor, out in stores now via Gloom Pit.

Check out now "In Life Till Rot" below.

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Anthrax Premieres New Official Music Video

Anthrax premieres a new official music video entitled "Monster At The End". Check it out below.

Laments drummer Charlie Benante the state of the music industry stating: More...

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In Flames Premieres New Song "The Truth"

In Flames premieres another new song entitled "The Truth", taken from the upcoming new album "Battles", which will be out in stores November 11th on Eleven Seven Music/Nuclear Blast. Prior to the release, In Flames is also set to drop brand live DVD "Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg" on September 23rd.

Check out now "The Truth" below.

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