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Last updated on June 3, 2015 at 8:09 AM ET

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Epica Announces Its Own Festival "Epic Metal Fest"

Dutch symphonic death metal act Epica announced its very own festival dubbed the "Epic Metal Fest." The lineup includes a headline performance by Epica along with Eluveitie, Fear Factory, Moonspell and Periphery, with more acts expected to be announced soon.

The event takes place on November 22, 2015 at Klokgebouw in the Netherlands. It will mark the final date in support of the current release "The Quantum Enigma" (see review here) as the band states:

"This will be our party of the year, the ultimate Dutch show we'll do before entering the studio to record the follow-up for 'The Quantum Enigma.' You really don't want to miss this!"

Tickets will go on sale Friday at 10am CET at this location.

Epica recently announced a North American tour this October with Eluveitie and The Agonist. More information can be found at this location. More...

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Annihilator Posts Clips Of New Album

Clips from the upcoming new album "Suicide Society" from Canadian thrash legends Annihilator have surfaced and can be heard below. The new release is expected on September 18, 2015 via UDR Music. The album marks the first release since 2013's "Feast" and mainman/guitarist Jeff Waters' return to full time vocal duties, following the departure of David Padden back in December.

The track list for "Suicide Society" is:

1. Suicide Society
2. My Revenge
3. Snap
4. Creepin' Again
5. Narcotic Avenue
6. The One You Serve
7. Break, Enter
8. Death Scent
9. Every Minute More...

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21 Octayne Posts In Studio Report On New Album

21 Octayne, the modern rock/metal act featuring Luca Turilli's Rhapsody drummer Alex Landenburg and Axxis guitarist Marco Wriedt, posted a video studio report on the band's upcoming sophomore studio release. The follow up to the 2014 debut album "Into the Open" (see review here), is expected for release this year. More information is expected soon.

The following clip features Wriedt laying down some of the solos on the release at Louis Audio Recording in Germany. Check it out here:

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3 Inches Of Blood Calling It Quits

Canada-based metallers 3 Inches Of Blood decided to part ways. The band's final show is planned to take place on November 7th at the Commodore Ballroom in their hometown, Vancouver, BC.

States 3 Inches Of Blood about its plans to disband: More...

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Temple Of Dagon Debuts New Track

California's crust warriors Temple Of Dagon premieres a new track titled "Nexus of Reality" taken from the upcoming new album "Revelations Of The Spirit" which is set to drop June 9th via Black Voodoo Records.

Check out now "Nexus of Reality" below.

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Ne Obliviscaris Debuts Music Video "Curator"

Australian progressive technical death metal outfit Ne Obliviscaris premieres the new music video for "Painters Of The Tempest (Part II): Triptych Lux / Movement III: Curator" taken from the album "Citadel" which was released in November 2014.The clip was directed by Joe Ritson.

Check out now "Painters Of The Tempest (Part II): Triptych Lux / Movement III: Curator" below.

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Deadiron Premieres New Music Video

Cleveland-based power metallers Deadiron premiere their new music video for the track titled "Long Way Home" taken from their recently released their album "Into the Fray".

Check it out now below.

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