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Last updated on March 27, 2015 at 7:37 AM ET

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

Barren Earth Posts "Set Alight" Video

The progressive death metal giants from Barren Earth just released a new video clip taken off freshly released album "On Lonely Towers."

Be sure to read our review of the album right here and check out the clip for "Set Alight" below. The full album's track listing is:

1. From The Depths Of Spring (1:25)
2. Howl (5:40)
3. Frozen Processions (4:52)
4. A Shapeless Derelict (7:33)
5. Set Alight (7:27)
6. On Lonely Towers (11:52)
7. Chaos The Songs Within (7:45)
8. Sirens Of Oblivion (7:02)
9. The Vault (11:07) More...

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Axel Rudi Pell Posts "Since You Been Gone" Clip

Axel Rudi Pell released a live clip for the track "Since You Been Gone" (featuring Alcatrazz vocalist Graham Bonnet), which appears on the upcoming 2CD/DVD live set "Magic Moments 25th Anniversary." The release is out in Scandinavia on April 22nd, in Germany on April 24th, in Europe on April 27th and in the USA on April 28th through SPV/Steamhammer.

"Magic Moments" was captured at the special anniversary performance at the Bang Your Head Festival in Germany on July 11th 2014. In addition to Graham Bonnet, it features a myriad of guest performances including: Doogie White (Michael Schenker's Temple of Rock), Ronnie Atkins (Pretty Maids), Rob Rock (Impellitteri), Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen) and others.

The track list for the release is: More...

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Conquest Releases "Sunrise" Music Video

Ukrainian power metal band Conquest (a/k/a W. Angel's Conquest) released a music video for the new track "Sunrise." The song will appear on the upcoming new album "Taste of Life" - the first to feature vocalist Konstantin "Laars" Naumenko, who ironically fronts the band Sunrise.

The video was shot at the band's rehearsal studio and was produced by Anna Merkulova. Check it out here:

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Arcturus Streams New Track "The Arcturian Sign"

Norway's Arcturus returns after a 10 year slumber with the new album "Arcturian," which is is set to drop on May 8th via Prophecy Productions. Today, the band is streaming the opening track "The Arcturian Sign," which can be heard in the player below.

The track list for the album is:

1. The Arcturian Sign
2. Crashland
3. Angst
4. Warp
5. Game Over
6. Demon
7. Pale
8. The Journey
9. Archer
10. Bane

Check out "The Arcturian Sign" here: More...

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Skyforger Posts New Song

Latvian pagan metal outfit Skyforger is back with a new album titled "Senprusija" / "Old Prussia". In anticipation the band premieres a new track from the upcoming album which is set to drop on April 6th 2015 via Thunderforge Records.

Check out "Tagad vai nekad / Now or Never " below.

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Shining Posts New Song "Framtidsutsikter"

Shining is revealing a third and final new stream from upcoming full-length "IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends", which is due on April 21st through Season Of Mist.

Check out the new track "Framtidsutsikter" now in the player below.

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Local H Premieres New Track

Local H premieres a brand new track titled "The Misanthrope", which will be featured on the upcoming "Hey, Killer" album due April 14 via G&P Records.

Check it out below.

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Alesana Posts New Song And Lyric Video

North Carolina's metalcore outfit Alesana is back with a new album titled "Confessions" set to drop on April 21 via Revival Recordings. In anticipation, the band premieres a new song and lyric video for the track "Oh, How the Mighty Have Fallen".

Check it out now the new clip below.

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