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Last updated on May 23, 2013 at 12:50 PM ET
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5 news articles posted today (and counting...)
On the precipice of releasing the new LP "Construct" on May 27th in Europe and on May 28th in North America via Century Media Records, Dark Tranquillity has unleashed another new song - "Endtime Hearts" (heard below).
The track listing for "Construct" is as follows:
1. For Broken Words (streaming here)
2. The Science Of Noise
4. The Silence In Between
6. What Only You Know
7. Endtime Hearts
8. State Of Trust
9. Weight Of The End
10. None Becoming
11. Immemorial (bonus track)
12. Photon Dreams (bonus track)
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Danish melodic death metal act Mercenary is streaming the title track to the band's upcoming new release "Through Our Darkest Days." The album is the band's seventh full length studio release was recorded at Hansen Studios with long time collaborator and friend of the band, the famed producer Jacob Hansen. The album drops on July 26, 2013 via NoiseArt Records.
At the end of this month, the band embarks on a headline tour with Omnium Gatherum, the dates of which can be found at this location.
The track list for "Through Our Darkest Days" is:
1. A New Dawn
2. Welcome the Sickness
3. Through Our Darkest Days
4. Dreamstate Machine
5. A Moment of Clarity
6. Beyond This Night
7. Starving Eyes
8. Generation Hate
9. Forever The Unknown
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Texas trio True Widow posted an in studio clip for the band's upcoming new LP "Circumambulation." The album is due to drop on July 19th (Germany/Benelux), July 22nd (UK/World) and July 23rd 2013 (North America) via Relapse Records. The album's artwork can be seen below. "Circumambulation" was recorded at The Echo Lab in Argyle, Texas with producer Matt Pence.
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Dew-Scented posted a studio preview clip featuring the track "Guided By the Dead Light." The song is a new track recorded for the upcoming compilation/anniversary release "Insurgent," which is due for release May 24th (G/A/S) and May 27th (Rest of Europe) via Metal Blade Records and May 28th (North America) via Prosthetic Records.
The track listing for the release is:
1. Confronting Entropy (5:36) (New Recording)
2. Guided By The Dead Light (5:19) (New Recording)
3. Sadistic Sinner (4:54) * Originally by Incubus (Brazil)
4. Sworn To Obey (Live 2012) (4:05)
5. Turn To Ash (Live 2012) (3:02)
6. Soul Poison (Live 2012) (3:58)
7. Storm Within (Live 2012) (4:02)
8. Cities Of The Dead (Live 2012) (4:44)
9. Never To Return (Live 2012) (4:13)
10. Acts Of Rage (Live 2012) (4:21)
11. In Dying Mode (4:20)
12. Steady Decline (4:32) * Originally by Prong
13. No Spiritual Surrender (2:48) * Originally by Inside Out
14. Good Day For A Hanging (4:28) * Originally by Wasted Youth
15. The Storm (3:23) * Originally by Judge
16. Recall The Pain (1:06)
17. The Death Of Common Sense (3:44)
18. Slaughterhouse (4:31) * Originally by Powermad
19. Superstar Destroyer (2:55) * Originally by Genocide Superstars
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Italian speed metal act Iron Jaws signed a worldwide deal with Pure Steel Records. The band was formed in 2006 and released its debut self-released LP "Louder Is Not Enough" in 2010. Since that, the band has recruited vocalist Andrea Finotti (in 2011) and drummer Riky Porzio (in 2012) and has recorded a new, as of yet untitled, sophomore LP. The release is expected this year through Pure Steel.
Iron Jaws is:
Andrea "Mixy" Finotti - Vocals
Roberto "Rock 'n' Rob" Massasso - Bass
Roberto "Micini" Quaglia - Guitars
Riccardo "Ricky" Porzio - Drums