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MOASE Announces "Vertigo" Release

Today, Signal Rex sets September 30th as the international release date for MOASE's debut album, "Vertigo." A sweeping, dynamic panorama of post-rock/metal bliss, "Vertigo" radiates light and darkness in equal measures.

An acronym for Memoirs of a Secret Empire, MOASE comprises the members Henrique Bessa, Ivo Madeira, and João Amorim and was born in 2012 in Vouzela, Portugal.

The first track to be revealed from MOASE's "Vertigo" release is "Carried," which can be heard below. A new video as well as further track premieres shall be revealed shortly and the full track listing is as follows:

1. Unknown
2. Angst
3. Boris
4. Carried
5. Lull
6. Whorl
7. Movement More...

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Dope Releases "Blood Money" Video

Dope has dropped a theatrical music video for the title track off 6th studio album "Blood Money Part 1." The album officially hits streets on October 28th via Entertainment One Music, but as of today, fans can pre-order the record right here.

"It's been a long time coming, and I'm very happy with how the new album came out," says Edsel Dope. "I'm super excited for fans to hear the entire record and for us to get out there on tour and feed off of each other's energy."

1. Intro: Confessions of a Felon
2. Blood Money
3. Shoulda Known Better
4. Lexipro
5. Hold On
6. 1999
7. Razorblade Butterfly
8. Drug Music
9. A New Low
10. Hypocrite
11. X-Hale
12. End of the World
13. Selfish
14. Numb
15. Violet More...

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Beating Dead Meat Signs With Inverse

Finnish extreme metal band Beating Dead Meat just signed a record deal with Inverse Records. The band released debut album "A Rude Awakening" in 2015, which is now out digitally as well.

Beating Dead Meat will enter the studio soon to record a second album, also due out later this year via Inverse. The band comments:

"The purpose is to make more varied album compared to our debut album and maybe bring more diversity in this existing profusion of thrash and melodic death metal. We are very excited with our collaboration with Inverse Records. Everything works on both sides and we believe that an upcoming album will get the attention it deserves." More...

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Omsium Guillotine Releasing Split EP

Heavy metal and punk rock go head-to-head on this split EP from two of Essex's loudest bands: The Tickturds and Osmium Guillotine have teamed up to release a new EP on August 26th.

The EP features five tracks, including a brand new song "Imitators" that was co-written and co-performed by all members from both bands (A metal/punk crossover, featuring four vocalists, three lead guitarists, two bass players, and one drummer).

Also on the record are two tracks from each band, a couple of original songs ("Wasteland Warriors 2099" by Osmium Guillotine, and "Pointless" by The Tickturds), and a cover of the other band's songs. More...

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Armored Saint Playing Knotfest Kick-Off

Currently on tour in Europe, Armored Saint will make a special appearance in the U.S. this fall at the Ozzfest Meets Knotfest kick-off party, which is exclusively for campers at this double-header music and lifestyle weekend.

The September 23rd pre-festival concert will give campers early access to the campsite, allowing them time to prepare for a night of performances from Armored Saint, Havok, Exmortus and Thrown Into Exile. Catch Armored Saint live on these upcomign tour dates: More...

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Eindhoven Metal Meeting Reveals Full Lineup

With the addition of Pro-Pain, Soulburn, and Komah, the line-up for Eindhoven Metal Meeting 2016 is now complete. The eighth edition of the annual metal meeting is set to take place December 16th & 17th, 2016 at the reputable Effenaar venue in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

The organization is furthermore proud to reveal the daily schedule of the festival. Single day tickets are going on sale Monday, the 1st of August 2016. The full festival billing is as follows:

Aura Noir (NO)
Archgoat (FI)
Batushka (PL)
Benighted (FR)
Bleeding Gods (NL)
Bölzer (CH)
Burning Hatred (NL)
Caronte (IT)
Cirith Gorgor (NL)
Destruction (DE)
Der Weg Einer Freiheit (DE)
Emptiness (BE)
Endstille (DE)
Enthroned (BE)
General Surgery (SE)
Gutalax (CZ)
Hail Of Bullets (NL – featuring David Ingram [ex-Benediction, Bolt Thrower[ on vocals)
Harakiri For The Sky (AT)
Hell (UK)
Insanity Reigns Supreme (BE)
Illdisposed (DK)
Komah (BE)
Mantar (DE)
Mayhem (NO – ‘De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas’ will be played in its entirety!)
Memoriam (UK – featuring band members from Bolt Thrower, Cerebral Fix and Benediction)
Moonspell (PT – Special setlist based on the 'Wolfheart' and 'Irreligious' albums!)
Necrophagia (US – pre-party)
Pro-Pain (US)
Protector (SE)
Schammasch (CH)
Schirenc Plays Pungent Stench (AT - pre-party)
Seth (FR)
Soulburn (NL)
Tiamat (SE)
Toxic Waltz (DE)
Valkyrja (SE)
Watain (SE – Exclusive BeNeLux show & unique 'Casus Luciferi' setlist!)
Wederganger (NL) More...

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HellYeah Posts New Music Video

Hellyeah just released a new music video for "I Don't Care Anymore," which can be seen below. The clip was produced and directed by Wombat Fire and comes off the "Undeniable" album. If you haven't heard it yet, the full release is up for streaming at Spotify here.

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Airbourne Posts "Breakin' Outta Hell" Video

"I'm gonna hit the highway and never look back" is the line that launches Airborune's latest, tarmac-trashin' single "Breakin' Outta Hell."

The lyric video accompanying the song - created by Richard Oakes from Dark Fable Media - may have implications for those with easy access to open roads. Watch the clip from start to finish and you might just get the urge to open the throttle.

"We get a lot of feedback from our fans saying how much they love the faster tracks," says Airbourne frontman Joel O'Keeffe. "But when they play them in the car... well, it can be tough on their pocket with all the speeding fines! 'Breakin' Outta Hell' is definitely one of THOSE numbers... even the guys who filmed the lyric video were stopped by the police and given a fine.

"For us, these visuals really sum up the feeling behind the song and the album, too. The whole message is right there. Put on the single, or the album, and it's, 'Fuck the boss and fuck all the tax I owe. I'm going out, I'm getting pissed and I'm going to listen to some hard rock 'n' roll.' No ballads, no bullshit. I'm breaking out of hell!"

"Breakin' Outta Hell" is the title track off Airbourne's fourth studio album, which is due out via Spinefarm Records on September 23rd. More...

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Morrow Announces "Covenant Of Teeth"

"Covenant Of Teeth," the latest album from London-based group Morrow, is now available for pre-order through Halo of Flies and will be released on September 2nd, 2016.

This gut-wrenching, four-track record comes courtesy of a crust supergroup featuring members of Archivist, Carnist, and Light Bearer. The band comments:

"Various languages are spoken on this record deliberately. This is a record about remnant cultures on a future earth that has healed the various wounds dealt by the hands of humankind. Our record follows the Norr, whose own culture is comprised of many different peoples. This record is about language, about the sharing of culture and ideas and beliefs. If you would like to find out more about this, we recommend you pick up a copy of the record when its released, which includes lots of drawings and information about this tale and the music."

1. Fathom
2. The Norr
3. Forgiving Grin
4. Cleaved Fang More...

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Rev Theory Releasing New Album

Rev Theory is back with fourth studio album, "The Revelation," which is set for a September 9th release. A striking lyric video for the scathing new track “Guns” is available below.

Rich Luzzi (vocals) states: "It's been an amazing experience recording these songs that were written and inspired from within. Julien and Matty did an incredible job producing this album and I am proud to have been able to lend my voice to it. This record takes me back to our very first release when we made music out of sheer love and passion.”

Matty McCloskey (bass) further adds: "This is the first time in our careers that we have been able to create freely. Finally given the chance to fully produce an album ourselves, we were able to capture the true vision that we imagined for Rev Theory since the very beginning. By incorporating our favorite elements from the past three records, we believe we have created the quintessential Rev album.” More...

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Hibria Reveals "XX" Album

Hibria is celebrating the band's 20th anniversary with a new album entitled "XX" and a North American tour that will kick off in Victoria, BC on August 9th and wrap up in New York City on August 28th.

"XX" is Hibria's sixth release and features three new tracks along with four live performances from the band's catalog and is set for release on August 9th via Test Your Metal Records.

The band comments: "Hibria's soul is full of music. To celebrate our 20th anniversary we present to you 'XX.' It's heavy metal with no boundaries especially made for the fans. Can you feel it?"

1. Leading Lady (5:37)
2. Music (5:11)
3. Fools Paradise (5:41)
4. Silent Revenge (Live) (6:57)
5. Lonely Fight (Live) (4:59)
6. Tightrope (Live) (5:53)
7. Tiger Punch (Live) (6:17) More...

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The Foreshadowing Releases New Video

Italian gothic doom metal band The Foreshadowing released fourth full-length album "Seven Heads Ten Horns" via Metal Blade Records in North America today. A new video for the album track "Nimrod (I - The Eerie Tower)" can also be seen below.

The Foreshadowing comments: "We are glad to introduce you the music video for the song 'Nimrod (I - The Eerie Tower)', the first part of our suite from the new album 'Seven Heads Ten Horns.' This music video pictures The Foreshadowing's imagery and features all the elements that create the concept of our music and lyrics (apocalypse, misery and corruption of humanity, death and rebirth). Enjoy this voyage where the modern era is redeemed by the dawn of mankind." More...

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Sheevaa Posts New Song

Sheevaa just released the first single "Depression" taken off upcoming debut EP, "The Five Stages of Grief." Listen in below. Sheevaa also comments:

"This album is a series of moments that were observed very carefully. It's based on a true story and we cannot wait for our fans to hear it. We want this album to be the soundtrack for someone in grief, or someone ending a relationship/phase in their life. It is truly a roller coaster ride of emotions."

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Pridelands Posts "Coalesce" Video

Melbourne's Pridelands just dropped new single "Coalesce" and also released a corresponding film clip for the song.

Produced, mixed & mastered by Lance Prenc and Jamie Marinos, the track is available at Bandcamp while the video is up for viewing below.

The track is the first release from the four-piece hardcore outfit since debut EP "Natives" abck in 2015. Stay tuned for more from Pridelands coming soon. More...

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Shadow Witch Releasing "Sun Killer"

Shadow Witch's "Sun Killer" album is coming via Snake Charmer Coalition on August 15th, 2016, with two advance tracks up for streaming below. The following press release was also issued about the band:

"Shadow Witch delivers a fresh idea on the stoner rock genre, and yet calls to mind influences of 70’s doom and 90’s grunge. Shadow Witch’s 'Sun Killer,' the debut full-length from Kingston New York's own, is all about the analog warmness within which each instrument is heard in all its fuzzed out glory crashing headfirst into each song. Huge guitars, big and booming Bonham drums and enough low end to cause speaker damage. And the vocals are flat-out awesome, like Ozzy minus the years of substance abuse, clear and impassioned."

1. Anticipation
2. Sun Killer
3. Wreckage
4. Blitzkrieg
5. Blood on the Vine
6. Creeper
7. Snout
8. Headless Army
9. Lamp Lite
10. Shadow Witch
11. Occupy More...

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Like Animals Bassist Injured In Crash

Orillia, ON's deviant melodic math metallers Like Animals will continue an Eastern Canadian tour of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Quebec and Ontario after bassist Myke Caouette's suffered injuries from a high speed collision.

The crash caused his vehicle to burst into flames, forcing him to pull himself out of the wreck and out of harms way. Caouette's injuries aren't life threatening, but will need time to heal as he endured a fractured ankle, shattered kneecap, broken femur and sprained ribs. He comments:

"I'm happy to be alive, but sad not be on the road with my brothers in LA. I want to thank everyone for their well wishes and I'm glad to be out of hospital. Please support the band along with our touring mates (U) The Band. I will be back on the road for our Western Canadian tour in October."

Caouette's will be replaced by bassist Rufus Cavan of (U) The Band who will be performing double duty for both bands on the Eastern Canadian tour. More...

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Chicago Open Air Day Three

Day 3: Sunday 7/17/2016

The best part of being Cuban/Irish is that I'm tan year round but still shrivel up like bacon when exposed to too much sunlight. I had the nastiest sunburn ever which even days later had my forehead covered in acne and the skin on my nose flaking off. And after looking at myself in the mirror, the first two words that came to mind were, “worth it.” As somebody too perpetually broke to wear sunscreen and already shelling out ungodly amounts of money just to stay fed and hydrated, a sunburn was a rather small price to pay to continue to have a really great time.

Since my arctic camo shorts were completely drenched in beer, I decided that now was the time to break out an even more egregious pair of camo shorts. Neon green and black are a pattern that can't blend into any environment which is why I bought them in the first place. Just the most outrageous thing I could possibly own... and now I had an excuse!

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I missed the first three acts since I got there late. I kept waking up later each morning due to the sheer quantity of alcohol I was drinking as my car needed engine repairs and that meant that I wasn't driving. That fact that the gates opened earlier with each passing day didn't help either since Gemini Syndrome started playing a full half hour earlier than Through Fire did on Friday. So I ultimately have no opinions on Gemini Syndrome, Upon a Burning Body or We Came As Romans and I'm not going to fabricate a story just for the sake of comprehensiveness. There are some videos on Youtube and I watched them but I still lack anything resembling an opinion since bootlegs can never compare to the real thing. More...

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Unalei Streaming Full New Album

This coming August 3rd, Unalei will debut the "Taedium Vitae" album and today band mastermind Federico Sanna absolutely excited to present it in its entire via YouTube - listen in below. Club Inferno Entertainment:

"Unalei will fix without any doubt a new limit to the borders of the post dark metal scene in Italy and fans of bands such as Novembre, The Smiths and Tool, will have amazing listenings."

1. Aporia
2. Belyje Noc
3. Primo Reincontro Nell’Epoca Moderna
4. Salve Regina
5. Miserella
6. La Vuelta Estéril
7. La Bellezza Inedita
8. Sei Sveglia

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Impure Consecration Streaming New 7"

Impure Consecration's new 7" release "Succumb to Impurity Fire" sees official release today via Blood Harvest Records, and has also landed online for full streaming.

A power trio hailing from the United States, Impure Consecration plays occult death metal that's firmly rooted in ancient traditions. "Succumb to Impurity Fire" comprises two tracks of throttling, twisting metal of death majesty, and also serves as a delicious teaser for the band's forthcoming debut album for Blood Harvest.

1. Succumb to Impurity Fire
2. Apparitions of a Malevolent Spirit More...

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Brujeria Posts New Lyric Video Online

Brujeria, the Mexican American supergroup featuring current and former members of Napalm Death, Carcass and Cradle of Filth and led by the enigmatic Juan Brujo, has posted another new song online from their forthcoming album, "Pocho Aztlan." You can check out the lyric video for the song, "No Aceptan Imitaciones" below.

"Pocho Aztlan" will be the band's fourth studio album and their first since 2000's, "Brujerizmo." The record will be released through Nuclear Blast on Mexican Independence Day, September 16th. More...

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Armed With Books Streaming "Charlatan"

After hooking us up with some fantastic Pit Stories earlier this week, Armed With Books returns with another track stream.

In anticipation of the vinyl release of "Honestly, Honesty," the U.K. hardcore band today streams "Charlatan". The track is the lead-off to the album and a perfect representation of the band's sound.

Drummer Joseph Woodbury commented that the song "is a slow rising wave of emotion, that crashes into you with heartfelt lyrics, and a relentless pounding of guitars. Before withdrawing beautifully, leaving you breathless." More...

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Eerie Streaming Self-Titled Album

Bi-coastal black metal / hard rock band Eerie today unleashes a self-titled debut album via Tee Pee Records.

Featuring a monster mash of musicians including guitarist Tim Lehi (Draugar), bassist Dave Sweetapple (Witch), drummer Moses Saarni (Futur Skullz) and vocalist Shane Baker (Alaric, Pins of Light), Eerie plays haunting, biting metal.

In celebration of the release, all the tracks have come online and can be streamed below. The full track listing consists of:

1.) Hideous Serpent
2.) Yeti )
3.) Master of Creation
4.) Immortal Rot
5.) Blood Drinkers More...

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Max & Iggor Announce "Return To Roots" Tour

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the legendary album "Roots," Max & Iggor Cavalera will be playing the album in its entirety each night of the "Return To Roots" tour.

The North American trek, which kicks off in Las Vegas on September 12th, will feature direct support on select dates from The Black Dahlia Murder and Combichrist, with additional support from Allegaeon, All Hail The Yeti and Oni.

Max & Iggor Cavalera will perform their set with their Cavalera Conspiracy brothers, guitarist Marc Rizzo and bassist Johny Chow.

"Metalheads! It's time," declares Max Cavalera. "20 years ago, we released the Roots album and changed the face of metal forever. Now, we're returning to the roots to show everybody the magic and inspiration of the Roots live experience! You cannot miss this RETURN TO ROOTS 2016!"

Iggor Cavalera adds, "I am very proud to play Roots again, to reaffirm that after 20 years, it still moves people! We hit the stage again with Roots to destroy everywhere we pass by!" More...

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Final Solution Signs With Logic(il)logic Records

Italian record label logic(il)logic proudly welcomes Italy's Final Solution to its roster. The debut album "Through The Looking Glass" is set for release in September.

Final Solution was founded by Fabio Pedrali (guitar) and Andrea Gorio (drums) in June 2011. By the end of the same year the line-up is completed by vocalist Claudio Olivari, rhythm guitarist Alessandro Martinelli and bass player Gabriele Savoldi.

In the early years, the band focused on playing melodic death metal covers, especially Swedish acts like Soilwork, At The Gates, In Flames, Arch Enemy, etc. After a year of live shows, Andrea moved to England was temporarily replaced by Marco Carli and then welcomed permanent replacement Gianluca Borlottie in spring 2014. With this line-up, the band was finally able to write songs for the debut album.

Recordings began in June 2015 at Atomic Stuff Studio with producer Oscar Burato, however vocalist Claudio decides to leave the band. After a few months, his replacement was found in Mario Manenti. The lineup change also brought a stylistic change from pure death metal to a more melodic sound.

More details of the release are expected soon. More...

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While She Sleeps Recording Album

While She Sleeps just checked in with this update via Facebook about recording an upcoming album:

"In case you're wondering why things have been a little quiet around here, we've spent the last year & every waking moment possible building the warehouse and writing a new album.

"This is more than just music, we've been writing this record with the passion as if it was our last and it represents our life's work in the best way possible. It's safe to say we are beyond stoked with what we have created.

"We are super excited and proud to announce that we have officially started recording it. There's some huge stuff in the pipeline and we're not just talking about music, don't take your eyes off this page. Thanks for your support."

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Power Quest Announces New EP "Face The Raven"

Re-Grouped U.K. power metal act Power Quest announced the the return EP release will be entitled "Face the Raven." The EP will be available for the first time at the Derby and London shows this September.

Power Quest has been one of the most prominent power metal acts worldwide; the upcoming works will continue proving that notion. The band has been around since early 2000 and has been constantly recording and setting up tremendous live stage acts. With five studio albums in the discography, including the stellar "Neverworld" and the most recent "Blood Alliance," "Face The Raven" is highly anticipated by PQ fans following the comeback from a hiatus in 2013.

This coming September, Power Quest will be headlining a special show at Camden Underworld club in London, UK. This show will be featuring special guests and of course the fresh new band lineup, which features Dendera vocalist Ashley Edison.

The stunning artwork for the "Face the Raven" has been created by Felipe Machado Franco and can be viewed below. The EP track listing is as follows:

1. Face the Raven
2. Coming Home (Sacred Land II)
3. Blood Alliance (2016 mix) More...

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Guns Of Glory To Release New Album "Strafing Run"

The release date of the new Guns Of Glory album "Strafing Run" on CD is September 9th, 2016, with pre-orders available August 26th, 2016 via Pure Rock Records (a division of Pure Steel Records).

Now the four guys from Finland are proud to present the second offering and prove that traditional, ass kickin‘ rock ’n’ roll didn’t lose any of its elemental force. With a drunken, smoky voice, bluesy, yet rockin‘ guitars and an always youthful dash, they are rockin‘ through twelve mostly solid and short tunes, that the sweat is dripping from the roof.

The tracklist is as follows:

1. Running From You
2. One You Need
3. Devil in Me
4. Don't You Know
5. Days in the Chain Gang
6. Till We Die
7. Move Aside
8. Bad Boy Reputation
9. Keep Your Jack
10. I Don't Get It
11. Avenger
12. Lay Down More...

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Nightwish To Release "Vehicle Of Spirit" DVD

After touring for a year and a half throughout almost every corner of the world and leaving fans of all nationalities breathless, the time has come for Nightwish to immortalize the "Endless Forms Most Beautiful" tour on DVD. Therefore, the symphonic metal visionaries are set to release the new live milestone "Vehicle Of Spirit" on November 4th, featuring not only two full concerts, but also plenty of bonus material.

"The title ‘Vehicle Of Spirit’ came from a friend of Troy's, who after seeing our show a few years ago defined Nightwish as 'A vehicle of spirit that defies category'. That beautiful description has followed us ever since, and felt like a perfect match as the DVD title," states keyboardist and songwriter Tuomas Holopainen.

Sold out arenas and spectacular shows with never before seen pyro effects, wind machines, video screens and of course Nightwish's incomparable melodies are the elements that made their latest tour so unique. Special highlights for the band have been two particular shows though:

The one in London, where they not only played their hymns such as "Élan" and the majestic "The Greatest Show On Earth" to more than 12,000 fans, but also welcomed the world famous scientist Richard Dawkins live on stage with the band. Richard Dawkins´ works had a massive impact on the thematical orientation of the latest studio album "Endless Forms Most Beautiful." Finland's Tampere show however was a home run for the band and Nightwish had never before had such an immense stage production with them.

"I would say the main part of the DVD are those two shows, both Wembley and Tampere. Wembley is mentioned first due to its recognizably and legendary status. I remember the show being very special, both a goal achieved, and a starting point. The crowd was heartwarming. The presence of Richard Dawkins on stage was just mind-blowing. The overall experience was a once-in-a-lifetime thrill ride! The show in Ratina Stadion, Tampere, was a home crowd specialty (for 4/6th of the band) with the biggest stage production we've ever had. A lovely atmosphere throughout the concert, with many same faces in the front row as there were 15 years ago. Heartfelt." More...

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Liv Sin Signs To Despotz Records

Former Sister Sin vocalist Liv Sin is currently in a secret location working on her debut solo album which is being produced by longtime U.D.O. bassist, Fitty Wienhold. The as yet untitled album sees Liv working with two Swedish musicians: Per Bjelovuk on drums and Patrick Ankermark on guitars. The album will see a worldwide release in early 2017 through Swedish label, Despotz Records, with extensive touring expected after the album is released.

Liv says of the signing, "To me, signing with Swedish label Despotz feels great because I know they work a lot both internationally and here in Sweden. I think Despotz will give me the best start for my new band and for a successful future".

Omer Akay from Despotz adds “Liv Sin's presence as a strong front woman and her unique voice didn't go unnoticed here at Despotz, and now it´s finally a dream come true to work with Liv Sin and take her music beyond the masses”.

From the dark beaches of south Sweden, Liv ”Sin” Jagrell emerged as a major force as the vocalist for hard rockers Sister Sin. Throughout their 13 year career, Sister Sin sold thousands of albums and toured the world with high profile tours supporting the likes of Slayer and King Diamond on the Rockstar Mayhem festival tour, as well as being a part of the Revolver magazine ”Hottest Chicks in Metal” tour. Sister Sin toured relentlessly for over a decade across Europe and North America garnering an intensely loyal following of rockers that craved the band’s aggressive and melodic brand of hard rock.

When Sister Sin called it quits at the end of 2015, Liv knew that she had much more to give to her fans. From this, Liv Sin was born. More...

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The Noctambulant Details "Advocatus Diaboli"

Florida based melodic black metal act The Noctambulant is set to release the debut full-length entitled "Advocatus Diaboli," which is set to drop via Domestic Genocide Records (DGRecords) in August 2016. Today the title track is streaming over at Revolver at this location.

The album - crafted by E. Helvete on guitars and vocals, D. Franseth on Drums, Lars Goerschafft on bass and the newest slinger, B.C. on Lead/Rhythm guitars - has culminated efforts into this destructive force over the past few months. "Goddess" was recorded at Teaberry House Studios. The Noctambulant’s blend of brutality harrows back to the Scandinavian nihilistic influences with Darkthrone, Celtic Frost, and Raven to bring the infernal 'Goddess' to life.

The album cover art (shown below) was created by Ashley Bonal. The full track list of "Advocatus Diaboli":

1. Legion
2. Dreams Of Rotting Silence
3. Take What I Want
4. Creeping Dead
5. Death's Lullaby
6. Evil Calling
7. Goddess
8. Blood For Life
9. Accept Or Burn
10. Winter's Hell Dominion More...

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Guitar Force Inks Deal With Inverse Records

Finland's Inverse Records signed on young Polish act Guitar Force for the upcoming release "Different Universe," which is set to drop on September 16th. Check out the first single/music video "Punishment" below.

Guitar Force was founded in 2007 by Marcin Habaj – a guitarist, a composer and lyrics author. It consists of five young musicians from southern and eastern Poland. The music style oscillates around hard rock and heavy metal.

The track list and album artwork for the release can be found below:

1. To the End Of The World With Ronin
2. Tribute
3. Punishment
4. Nurt
5. At The Crossroads
6. Magical Power
7. Without Names
8. Forever
9. Another World
10. White Lady More...

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Visionary Gazes Into "Voyager's Mirror"

Visionary - the brain child of guitarist/composer Gabriel (Gabriel Gianelli) - issued a new music video for the track "Voyager's Mirror." The song appears on the debut release "Gabriel," that was just issued via Bakerteam Records on July 22nd.

Check out the clip here:

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Motorowl Streams New Song "Om Generator"

German psychedelic metal act Motorowl is streaming the new song "Om Generator." The song is the title track to the upcoming new release, which will be available via Century Media Records on August 26th.

The band was formed in 2014 when most of its members were not even twenty years old! Motorowl quickly developed a heavy sound blessed with fabulous riffs, great vocal melodies, and a grinding Hammond organ on top. Think Spiritual Beggars or Uriah Heep on a bad acid trip. Think 70's inspired, damn heavy hard rock with a contemporary, gloomy twist.

"Om Generator" was co-produced by Fabian Hildebrandt (of German deathers Deserted Fear) and the mighty Dan Swanö took over mix and mastering duties. Believe Dan, when he praises Motorowl as an "amazing mixture of stoner and 70's hard rock executed with finesse. I had an amazing time mixing their songs, that always seem to take a turn towards the unexpected."

Check out the song here:

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Daedalvs Premieres Full-Album Stream Of New EP

Charlotte, North Carolina death metal outfit Daedalvs premieres the full-album stream of the band's brand new EP "Apotheosis", out in stores now via Bandcamp.

Check out now "Apotheosis" in its entirety below.

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"Metallica: Back to the Front" Book Announced

Metallica‘s "Master Of Puppets" retrospective book, "Metallica: Back To The Front", will be out in stores September 13th 2016. You can watch James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich show off a copy of the book in the videos below.

The band posted the following update:

“Yes, it really does exist… Metallica: Back to the Front, the definitive story of Master of Puppets and the subsequent tour that followed its release, hits bookstores and online sellers on September 13, 2016!! A very special Collector’s Edition of the book will be available two weeks earlier on August 30, 2016 through Metallica.com and MoonriseMedia.net. More...

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Jason Richardson Premieres New Song "Retrograde"

Ex-Chelsea Grin/Born Of Osiris guitarist Jason Richardson premieres a new song entitled "Retrograde", taken from his upcoming new solo album "I", which will be out in stores today July 29th, 2016.

Here is "Retrograde", featuring Periphery frontman Spencer Sotelo.

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