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Last updated on November 27, 2014 at 10:57 AM ET

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

The Man-Eating Tree Announces New Album

Finnland's The Man-Eating Tree wrapped up work on a new album during the Summer, and today the band reveals it will be titled "In the Absence of Light."

Check out the cover artwork below, and stay tuned for full release details (expected release in early 2015). You can also watch rehearsal footage and check out studio photos at the band's Facebook profile here. More...

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Vintersorg Injured In Accident

Borknagar has been working on a new album, which is now being delayed due to band member Vintersorg (Andreas Hedlund) being injured in an accident. Borknagar comments:

"This have been a rough week. Seven days ago Mr. V was seriously injured in an falling accident. This resulted in multiple fractures to the skull, brain hemorrhage and momentary dysfunctional hearing on one ear. We have intentionally kept this off the radar, till he felt fit enough to update the public himself. So his post on Facebook today should be regarded as an heartwarming and uplifting statement of his recovery.

"We would like to wish our colleague and dear friend all the best, the best possible treatment and a speedy recovery to full health. Also all the best to his closest family, his wife and kids in this difficult situation. In the current situation Mr. V's process of recovery and regaining health is the most important thing.

"The release of our new album might be delayed accordingly, as there is absolutely no option to leave our bro behind or in any way compromise on his recovery." More...

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Van Canto Posts Wacken Live Video

Footage made its way online today of Van Canto performing live at the Wacken Open Air 2014 festival, which can be seen below. Napalm Records also comments on the clip:

"Is it Christmas already? No, but still we have a very special present for you: Check out this brand new Van Canto live video of their 'Fear Of The Dark' performance at Wacken Open Air featuring Victor Smolski (Rage), Chris Boltendahl (Grave Digger), Tarja Turunen, André Matos (ex-Angra) and Stimmgewalt (HardChor Berlin)!"

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Nuclear Posts Making-Of Video

Nuclear has released a mini-documentary just under 30 minutes long covering the making of the "Sick Mosh" DVD (subtitled in English).

The documentary, available below, features interviews, live clips, and behind-the-scenes unseen footage from the DVD.

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In Vain Streaming New Songs

Spanish band In Vain just released two songs online from the forthcoming album "The Little Things That Matter."

Check out "Dragon Huntress" and "Serenity Valley" in the YouTube player provided below. "The Little Things That Matter" is available now at digital stores, and will drop in physical format on December 2nd, 2014.


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Confusion About Neil Turbin's Quitting Onslaught

While Onslaught guitarist Nige Rockett claims the band fired singer Neil Turbin (ex Anthrax) 2 days before completion of the North American "Thrash Invasion" tour, Turbin states he left the tour by his own accord after not being paid for the final week of the trek.

You can read the 2 versions and watch a fan-filmed video footage of Onslaught's final performance with Turbin on November 24 in Anaheim, California below.

Version 1: Neil Turbin has posted the following statement on his Facebook page regarding his early departure from the Onslaught tour: More...

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Engel Posts New Music Video

Swedish metal outfit Engel will release it's new album "Raven Kings" on January 27 via Sony RED.

In anticipation of the album the band premieres a new song and music video called "Salvation".

You can now check out the clip below.

Engel - Salvation on MUZU.TV.

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