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Metal News for October 12, 2011

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45 news articles posted on this day.

Winterhymn Streaming New Album

American folk metal act Winterhymn has released the band's first full-length album "Songs for the Slain," and the entire release is now streaming online. Head over to the official Winterhymn Facebook profile to check out the album.

The track listing is as follows:

1. In the Troll Forest
2. Castle Kelly
3. Dispelling the Mist
4. Stand Your Ground
5. Up From the Roots
6. Under the Hunter's Moon
7. Alesong
8. Woad
9. Blood Eagle
10. Witch
11. The Berserker's Axe
12. Fall of Kings

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Junius Streaming New Song

Boston's Junius has premiered a new song online, titled “A Universe Without Stars,” exclusively through GuitarWorld.com. Listen to “A Universe Without Stars” by heading over to this location.

The track is featured on the band’s new album, "Reports from the Threshold of Death," which is set for release on October 25th via Prosthetic Records.

Junius also has the following upcoming shows with Enslaved and Alcest:

Oct 12 – Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
Oct 13 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
Oct 14 – West Hollywood, CA - Troubadour

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The Betrayer's Judgement Streaming New Track

French band The Betrayer's Judgement has unveiled "Behind The Andromeda Galaxy," a new song off the band's upcoming album "Run Out Of Fuel." Check out the track in the player below.

"Run out of Fuel" is set to drop on October 21st, 2011. For more information on The Betrayer's Judgement, head over to the band's Facebook profile.

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Isole Streaming New Album Title Track

Sweden's Isole has teamed up with The Obelisk to stream the title track online from the band's upcoming album "Born From Shadows." Head over to this location to listen to the song. "Born From Shadows" is due out at the end of the month through Napalm Records.

The track listing for "Born From Shadows" is:

1. The Lake
2. Black Hours
3. Born from Shadows
4. Come to Me
5. My Angel
6. Condemned
7. When All is Black More...

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Confession Posts "The Long Way Home" Video

A new music video has been posted online from Confession for "The Long Way Home," which was directed by Ryan Chamley and produced by Robot Army Digital Media. Check out the clip below.

Confession's new album, "The Long Way Home," comes out in stores and online November 8th via Mediaskare Records.

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Andromeda Reveals "Manifest Tyranny" Details

Sweden's Andromeda will release the new album "Manifest Tyranny" on November 25th in Europe through Inner Wound Recordings and in North America on November 21st through Nightmare Records.

The album will be released as a regular CD version, in digital formats, as well as a very exclusive wooden box edition strictly limited to 400 copies worldwide. A digital single for the track "Lies ’R’ Us" will be released on October 28th.

The "Manifest Tyranny" track listing is as follows:

1. Preemptive Strike
2. Lies ’R’ Us
3. Stay Unaware
4. Survival of the Richest
5. False Flag
6. Chosen by God
7. Asylum
8. Play Dead
9. Go back to Sleep
10. Antidote More...

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The Living Fields Streaming Entire Album Online

Hellbound.ca is currently hosting a full stream of The Living Fields' sophomore album, "Running Out Of Daylight," which can be heard here or in the player below.
A statement from the band's publicist reads as follows:

"Enriching their symphonic, epic metal through the use of piano, violin, viola, cello, and acoustic guitar and more, The Living Fields take their distinctive style to great new heights on Running Out Of Daylight, the album released in late July via Candlelight Records. While the members of the band are scattered across multiple continents, having never played a live show or even recorded a full release in the same session, their talent and creativity are unstoppable when combined. The new album has received acclaim form media outlets worldwide helping elevate this underground act's name higher into the ranks of metal's contemporary elite."

The Living Fields - Running Out of Daylight by Hellbound.ca

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Interview

Interview With Dixie Dave Of Weedeater

One of the heaviest, craziest bands is on yet another long tour throughout the South. North Carolina's Weedeater has been spreading pure southern sludge since the 90s and are stronger and nastier than ever. I caught up with notorious guitarist/vocalist Dixie Dave before their show in New Orleans to talk about constant touring, what you can do if you don't like their album, and many other plans for his bands in the forseeable future. A transcription is available below. More...

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Noctem Streaming New Song "Universal Disorder"

After a couple of demos and a live record, Noctem released the debut album "Divinity" in 2009. Since then the quintet has hit the road hard and shared stages with the likes of Napalm Death, Gorgoroth, and Incantation. Earlier this year, Noctem entered the studio to work on sophomore full-length "Oblivion," the 11-song album that will hit North American stores October 25th.

Starting today, AOL's Noisecreep is streaming the track "Universal Disorder" off the upcoming release "Oblivion." Read an official statement from Noctem about "Universal Disorder" at Noisecreep and check out the track here.

Cover artwork for "Oblivion" was created by Marcelo Vasco, a Brazilian designer who worked with Noctem on the "Divinity" cover and is also known for his work with bands like Dimmu Borgir, Dark Funeral, Satyricon, Belphegor, and Gorgoroth.

The track listing is as follows:

1. Popol Vuh
2. The arrival of the false gods
3. Universal disorder
4. Abnegation and brutality
5. Invictus
6. Sons of Hun-vucub
7. Seeking the ruin of souls
8. Unredemption
9. Q'uma'rka'aa'j
10. A borning winged snake
11. Oblivion More...

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Darkest Hour Posts Tour Trailer

Darkest Hour has posted a new tour trailer online for the band's upcoming tour with Machine Head, Bring Me The Horizon, and DevilDriver. You can check out the trailer below.

Dates are as follows:

Nov. 01 - Oslo, Norway @ Sentrum Scene
Nov. 03 - Stockholm, Sweden @ Arenan
Nov. 05 - Tampere, Finland @ Sorsapuistosali
Nov. 06 - Helsinki, Finland @ The Circus
Nov. 08 - Fredriksberg, Denmark @ KB Hallen
Nov. 09 - Hamburg, Germany @ Grosse Freiheit 36
Nov. 10 - Dresden, Germany @ Alter Schlachthof
Nov. 12 - Vienna, Austria @ Gasometer
Nov. 13 - Milan, Italy @ Alcatraz
Nov. 17 - Lisbon, Portugal @ Coliseum
Nov. 18 - Oporto, Portugal @Coliseum
Nov. 21 - Zurich, Switzerland @ Volkshaus
Nov. 23 - Paris, France @ Zenith
Nov. 24 - Neu-Isenburg, Germany @ Hugenottenhalle
Nov. 25 - Munich, Germany @ Kesselhaus
Nov. 26 - Ludwigsburg, Germany @ Arena
Nov. 28 - Eindhoven, Holland @ Klokgebouw
Nov. 29 - Brussels, Belgium @ Vorst Nationaal
Nov. 30 - Oberhausen, Germany @ Turbinenhalle
Dec. 03 - London, UK @ Wembley Arena
Dec. 04 - Birmingham, UK @ National Indoor Arena
Dec. 05 - Glasgow, UK @ Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC)
Dec. 06 - Manchester, UK @ Central

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Shadows Fall To Chat Live From The Studio Today

Shadows Fall is currently in the recording studio working on a new album to be released in 2012. The band will be chatting live with fans from Zing Recording Studios today at 5:00 PM EST. You can access the live chat by heading over to this location.

Band front man Brian Fair also recently posted the following brief recording update via Facebook:

"Jason moving onto the next tune. This one is way different then the last and different for us in general. Very COC 'Blind' era vibe with BIG rock riffs and a serious swing to it. Like I said, this record covers a lot of ground musically."

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While She Sleeps Posts Tour Video

While She Sleeps has posted a new video clip online from the band's headlining U.K. tour with Bury Tomorrow and Feed The Rhino. You can check out the clip below.

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Animals As Leaders Streaming New Song

Animals as Leaders has posted another new song online off the band's upcoming album "Weightless." You can check out the track "Odessa" in the player below, or find the previously posted song "Isolated Incidents" at this location.

"Weightless" is set for release through Prosthetic Records in North America on November 8th, in mainland Europe on November 4th, and in the U.K. on November 7th.

The track listing is as follows:

1. An Infinite Regression
2. Odessa
3. Somnarium
4. Earth Departure
5. Isolated Incidents
6. Do Not Go Gently
7. New Eden
8. Cylindrical Sea
9. Espera
10. To Lead You To An Overwhelming Question
11. Weightless
12. David

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This Is Hell Posts "Black Mass" Track-By-Track

Long Island’s This is Hell is set to release "Black Mass" on October 11th, 2011. The band has now teamed up with Altpress.com for a track-by-track breakdown of the album. An excerpt from the album description follows.

“Acid Rain” Too many people go through life making blind assumptions and bold statements based on hearsay and ignorance. I wrote this song about two separate instances that coincided thematically because they were cases of people throwing around words without being informed [or] expecting response. What's more gratifying than a bitter, old has-been shit-talking a group of people for their life choices, or an ignorant asshole adamantly protesting gay-rights and really getting theirs in the end? You push too far, [and] inevitably you're going to get pushed back.

“Black History” The media and politicians all specialize in control. As much as they try to hide it, we have essentially reverted to a caste system. Despite what is projected through figureheads and "icons,” the castes are greatly rooted in race separation. I am extremely happy, appreciative and proud to be an American, but we have an extremely dark history—and we have an extremely dark present—and it is only a matter of time before people realize it and revolt.

“Salt The Earth” This is a song about grudges and revenge, plain and simple. Sometimes a long-since-forgotten foe reemerges to air their grievances to anyone who will listen, in a pathetic attempt to validate their jealousy and moronic attitude. I've become so fed up with this type of bullshit, I figured I'd put an end to it in my mind once and for all by writing about ending the grudge by destroying this person both mentally and physically.

Read the full article at Alt Press.

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Gravehill Reveals LP Release Details

Southern California death metal act Gravehill's first proper debut album, titled "When All Roads Lead to Hell," is set for release on October 20th, 2011. Since the band's last release on Ibex Moon Records, guitarist Matt Harvey (Exhumed) has joined the group full-time combining more depth and a wall of thick, demented riffing with Mike Abominator's vocal onslaught and Thorgrimm's work behind the kit.

Gravehill's "When All Road Leads to Hell" comes in 12" LP release in heavy vinyl 180gram, 350 gram deluxe jacket with A3 inlay full color poster. The release is limited to 500 copies worldwide: 200 bronze colored and 300 classic black.

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Archgoat To Release New Mini-Album

Archgoat will be releasing the mini-album "Heavenly Vulva (Christ's Last Rites)" on November 1st, 2011, and the artwork is available below. The band's publicist also commented on the release:

"Archgoat's new mini-album Heavenly Vulva (Christ’s Last Rites) goes straight for the throat of the self-proclaimed messiah and his wretched mother. Featuring six trademark God-slaying tracks torn directly from the Virgin’s violated womb, this brand new EP is gloriously crude, divinely tumultuous and deliciously deviant, as we have come to expect from the filthy, fearless Finn black crusaders.

"Defiled, invasive unsanctified black/death delivered in a corrupt, vile and demonic fashion, these anti-epiphanies embed themselves in the sacred flesh, spilling blood from the demised dog’s quivering body, funeral bells chiming as paradise is ransacked and the deceptive lie of centuries is exposed. Pounding, ripping, gurgling and mocking, the truth reveals itself. Blood-soaked, battered and humiliated, the deposed former denizens of Heaven cower in a corner. A frantic, blasphemous onslaught on the blind, deluded fraud-worshippers and knee-bending whoremongers who follow the path of the Liar!

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Kvelertak Tour Kicking Off Next Week

Norwegian blackened punk metal enigmas Kvelertak are set to kick off a short string of U.S. shows next week with co-headliners Skeletonwitch. The tour will commence on October 19th in Atlanta and steamroll its way through nine more cities. Zoroaster will also join in the festivities as direct support. The full itinerary is as follows:

10/19/2011 The Early – Atlanta, GA w/Skeletonwitch, Zoroaster
10/20/2011 Tremont Music Hall – Charlotte, NC w/Skeletonwitch, Zoroaster
10/21/2011 Europa – Brooklyn, NY w/Skeletonwitch
10/22/2011 Rocks Off Cruise – New York, NY w/Skeletonwitch
10/23/2011 Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA w/Skeletonwitch, Zoroaster
10/24/2011 The Summit – Columbus, OH w/Zoroaster
10/25/2011 Peabody’s – Cleveland, OH w/Skeletonwitch, Zoroaster
10/26/2011 The Empty Bottle – Chicago, IL w/Skeletonwitch, Zoroaster, Gaza
10/27/2011 The Pyramid Schene – Grand Rapids, MI w/Skeletonwitch, Zoroaster
10/28/2011 Belvedere’s – Pittsburgh, PA w/Skeletonwitch, Zoroaster

You can also check out Kvelertak's music video for "Blodtorst" by heading over to this location. More...

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Terror Posts Third "Keepers Of The Faith" Trailer

Terror will be releasing the CD/DVD set "Keepers Of The Faith" on November 1st, 2011. The band has now posted a third teaser trailer online for the deluxe set, which can be viewed in the player below.

The set list for the DVD is as follows:

1. Stick Tight
2. Out Of My Face
3. One With The Underdogs
4. Push it Away
5. Never Alone
6. Lowest Of The Low
7. Betrayer
8. Spit My Rage
9. Always The Hard Way
10. Keep Your Mouth Shut
11. Hell And Back
12. Life & Death
13. You're Caught
14. You're Enemies Are Mine
15. Overcome
16. Keepers Of The Faith

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Cultura Tres Featured On CD Compilation

The track "El Sur de la Fe" from Venezuelan sludge/doom band Cultura Tres is featured in Metal Hammer #223 this month on the CD compilation that comes with the magazine. The compilation includes music from fifteen metal bands from around the world – Lebanon, Mexico, Andorra, India, Macedonia, etc. The magazine is out now in Europe and on October 11th in the US. To read more, go here. More...

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Embreach Posts Rehearsal Footage

Finland's Embreach has posted rehearsal footage online, which can be viewed below. The band also commented:

"We have a new combined practice space and studio with Foul Circle. It's freaking awesome! Fridge full of beer. Poor ventilation. Perfect breeding ground for some new songs! Stay tuned for more teasers of our upcoming release!"

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High Quality Black Sabbath Concert Footage Posted

High definition video footage of Black Sabbath playing at L'Olympia in Paris, France, on December 20, 1970 has been made available online. This show took place just two months after the UK release of “Paranoid.”

The setlist (and DVD menu times) is as follows:

1. Introduction (00:00)
2. Paranoid (01:51)
3. Hand Of Doom (05:00)
4. Rat Salad (11:52)
5. Iron Man (13:15)
6. Black Sabbath (19:40)
7. Intermission (29:19)
8. N.I.B. (31:13)
9. Behind The Wall Of Sleep (36:45)
10. War Pigs (42:40)
11. Fairies Wear Boots (51:00)

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Counterparts Posts New Music Video

Counterparts has posted a new music video for the song "Jumping Ship," which appears on the band's latest release "The Current Will Carry Us" out now on Victory Records.

Check out the video below:

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Coronatus Unveils New Album Artwork

German symphonic metal band unveiled the artwork for the forthcoming album "Terra Incognita" (shown below). The album is due out on November 18, 2011 through Massacre Records.

The band recently posted a new music video for the new song "Fernes Land" ("Distant Land"). The video can be seen at this location.

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Pain Forced To Cancel Shows In Portugal

Pain announced that due to problems with the local promoter, the band is forced to cancel the two shows in Portugal: November 1, 2011 (Porto) and November 2, 2011 (Lisbon).

Peter Tägtgren explained the situation as follows: “We're very sorry to announce that we have been forced to cancel our two shows in Portugal on November 1st in Porto an November 2nd in Lisbon. As some of you may have noticed it's been difficult to find out when, where and how to get tickets for the shows. The local promoter has been hard to reach, and now we found out that he has cancelled one of the shows without even talking to us first or letting us know after. Because of these uncertain conditions we decided to go out with this announcement. We were really looking forward to end the European part of the tour in Lisbon, and we're really sad that we can't come to Portugal this time.”

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Evilfeast Posts Track From Upcoming Album

Polish black metal act Evilfeast has revealed October 18th as the official release date for the new album "Wintermoon Enchantment," which will drop through NYKTA Records.

In anticipation of the upcoming album, a new song from the release has also been posted online. Check out the track “Fullmoon over the Eastern Woods” in the player below.

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Burning Point Records New Promo Album

Finland's Burning Point has issued the following announcement about recording a new promo CD and parting ways with the band's keyboardist:

"Hello you all and sorry for the long silence! Although, it might seem that nothing's happening in BP camp, but we can assure you, we've been busy as hell recording the new album!

"You might know already that we decided to leave from the previous label, Metal Heaven, and we are currently searching the new one to work with. We just finished the 6 track promo CD and we named it, Sparks from The Ignitor! Songs are once again KILLERS, fast & furious, heavy & hard!!! Classic Burning Point! The track-list is as follows:

1. Holier Than Thou
2. Losing Sleep
3. The Ignitor
4. Silent Scream
5. The Lost Tribe
6. Heaven is Hell

"The cd will be sent to the labels far and wide within the week and let's all keep our fingers crossed :)

"A little sad-note is that, we decided to part ways with our keyboardist Pasi Hiltula. He is truly one of the best players in the world and awesome friend, but he has so many iron's in the fire and he had to cancel lots of BP gigs because of that and we had to do those shows as a 4 piece. We wish him all the best in his future musical journey and thank you for the times in BP!

"What doesn't kill you, only makes you stronger they say...and we are now very strong unit and we're ready to rock you all! Keep it heavy and stay tuned fo more news!"

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OpEd

Exploring The European Festival Circuit

Europeans love their metal, that's for sure. Over the Northern Hemisphere summer months, there are over sixty metal festivals staged - most of them open air, multi-day and multi-stage. That's a lot of bands, beer, dodgy kebabs, and horns in the air! Forget "this band is better than that band" or "that genre sucks" or "those people are posers" - at a metal festival, everyone is your metal brother (or sister) and as long as the music is loud, pretty much anything goes.

Increasing numbers of metalheads from the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and other parts of the globe are making the trek to the old continent every year to be part of the experience. But with so many festivals to choose from, which ones should you go to?

Obviously everyone has different tastes, but here's some pointers from a four-year veteran that might help you plan the metal trip of a lifetime. More...

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M-Pire Of Evil Releases Promo Clip

Newcastle trio M-Pire of Evil, whose album "Creatures of the Black" drops on October 25th, has released this promo video on the making of the album. More...

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Theocracy To Release New LP

U.S. christian power/progressive band Theocracy are set to release the band's third LP "As The World Bleeds" through Nightmare Records on November 21, 2011 (North America) and November 25, 2011 (EU). The band has posted an album teaser video, which is shown below.

The track listing for "As The World Bleeds" is:

1. I Am
2. The Master Storyteller
3. Nailed
4. Hide in the Fairytale
5. The Gift of Music
6. 30 Pieces of Silver
7. Drown
8. Altar to the Unknown God
9. Light of the World
10. As the World Bleeds

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Vanexa Begins Work On New Album

Italian band Vanexa has begun writing material for the band's fourth full-length release and first in seventeen years. The forthcoming release already has a title, "Too Heavy to Fly", and according to bassist Sergio Pagnacco (Labyrinth), the album is "dedicated to all those who have always been committed to play metal in Italy."

Pagnacco explains further: "The vast majority of metal musicians in Italy already know from the outset that the hard way to go will never give a chance to become real professionals in the music business, despite this uncompromising, not to betray their true passion. Let it be clear that the same holds true for journalists, speakers, DJ etc.. all those who gravitate metal in the world. 'Too Heavy to Fly' is the title for yet another example of Italian Metal albums that will be too heavy to be able to take off for the Italian music business [which] is tired and lacking in courage. "

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Threshold Posts Recording Update On New LP

British progressive metal band Threshold checked in to report that the band is currently recording the yet untitled ninth studio release at Thin Ice Studios in Surrey, England.

The reports reads as follows:

"The band have finished pre-production and are now tracking drums. 'We've got about 75 minutes of music at the moment so there's plenty to do' said keyboard player Richard West, who is producing the album alongside guitarist Karl Groom. 'I'm very pleased with the way this album is coming together' commented Groom. 'It is particularly good to see contributions in writing from more band members.'

"The new album sees the return of original THRESHOLD vocalist Damian Wilson (HEADSPACE, STAR ONE) who rejoined the band in 2007 following the departure of Andrew 'Mac' McDermott who sadly passed away on 3 August.

"THRESHOLD's previous studio album 'Dead Reckoning' was released in 2007 and featured guest vocals by Dan Swanö (NIGHTINGALE, BLOODBATH). The album entered the charts at position 64 in Germany, 95 in The Netherlands and 37 in the UK rock chart.

"THRESHOLD will release their new album through Nuclear Blast Records in 2012."

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Within Temptation Posts Tour Vlog #3

Dutch symphonic band Within Temptation posted the third episode of a new behind the scenes vlog series while on tour in Europe in support of current LP "The Unforgiving."

Check out the video below:

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Dragonland Streams New Track

Swedish symphonic power metal band Dragonland are streaming the new track "Fire And Brimstone" from the forthcoming LP will be "Under the Grey Banner." The album is due for release on November 18, 2011 through AFM Records. Check out the song below.

The track listing for "Under the Grey Banner"

1. Ilmarion
2. Shadow Of The Mithril Mountains
3. The Tempest
4. A Thousand Towers White
5. Fire And Brimstone
6. The Black Mare
7. Lady Of Goldenwood
8. Dûrnir's Forge
9. The Trials Of Mount Farnor
10. Throne Of Bones
11. Under The Grey Banner
12. Ivory Shores

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Oz Reveals Track Listing For New LP

Scandinavian metal legends Oz have revealed the track listing for the forthcoming LP "Burning Leather" (shown below), the band's comeback album and first release in ten years. The release date for "Burning Leather" is November 18th, 2011 via AFM Records.

1. Dominator
2. Searchlights
3. Let Sleeping Dogs Lie
4. Fire In The Brain
5. Seasons In The Darkness
6. Turn The Cross Upside Down
7. Burning Leather
8. Gambler
9. Enter Stadium
10. Total Metal
11. Third Warning

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Apolokia Signs To My Kingdom Music

Apolokia, Italy's "most controversial, nihilist and elitistic black metal band ever" has signed to My Kingdom Music. The band will release its debut LP "Kathaarian Vortex" in Spring 2012.

The following press release on the signing was posted by My Kingdom Music:

"APOLOKIA, Elitistic Black Metal... finally the debut on My Kingdom Music!

"This is one of the news a lot of you are waiting for years... APOLOKIA maybe Italy's most controversial, nihilist and elitistic Black Metal band ever, is ready to debut on My Kingdom Music in the spring of 2012.

"After two legendary demos in the 90's and a MCD released a couple of years ago, APOLOKIA will return with their long awaited full debut album entitled 'Kathaarian Vortex' ready to be released in Spring 2012. The same band defines it as 'an unholy process towards the mystic and destructive forces of the inner left hand path and its own atmosphere'. It’s Grim . Icecold . Nihilist . Unholy . Ultraviolent, a journey into the kathaarian void of mystic darkness and evil devoted to Satan and Chaos since 1994.

Exclusively for those into pure uncompromising Black Metal Art in the vein of Immortal, Burzum, early Mayhem."

More detail will be released soon.

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Iron Savior Reveals New Album Artwork

German power metal band Iron Saviour, recently signed to AFM Records, has unveiled the cover art for the upcoming album "The Landing" (seen below). The artwork was created by Felipe Machado Franco. The album is scheduled for release on November 18, 2011.

The band is also streaming the new track "Heavy Metal Never Dies," which can be heard below. More album details will be released soon.

IRON SAVIOR - Heavy Metal Never Dies (2011) by AFM Records

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Doogie White Streams New Track

Tank/Cornerstone/Empire vocalist Doogie White is streaming a new track "Dreams Lie Down And Die" from his forthcoming solo record "As Yet Untitled." The record is scheduled to be released on October 24, 2011 through Metal Mind. Check out the song below.

White had the following comments on the track: “I am not someone who remembers dreams but I guess I must have them. But this song is about the dreams we have for ourselves. Paul Logue sent me a huge rolling riff with a really heavy drum rhythm.

"I wanted to make each verse about the way we feel when our desires or wishes in life veer off in a different path. I was reading the newspaper that a man had killed the girlfriend who had cheated on and then left him. I guess most of us have felt that way but have never actually acted on the impulse.

"So I included the horror of the act of slaughter, the whispering of the last words in the bridge and then the remorse. I guess I would say. The first impulse is probably not the one to act on.”

The track listing for "As Yet Untitled" is:

1. Come Taste the Band
2. Time Machine
3. Dreams Lie Down and Die
4. Lonely
5. Land of the Deceiver
6. Secret Jesus
7. Sea of Emotion
8. Catz got yer Tongue
9. Living on the Cheap
10. Times like These

Doogie White - Dreams Lie Down And Die by metalmindproductions

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FullForce Begins Work On New LP

Swedish power metal band FullForce issued an update on the band's Facebook page that the writing process on a sophomore release has begun. This follows the successful debut "One" released this past June.

The update states: "FULLFORCE is currently working on writing the last songs for their yet untitled second album and this far the band is really excited and satisfied about the new songs and says that the new album will continue in the same wide pattern musically as 'One'. The band will start to prepare to record the album at the end of this year or early 2012. Stay tuned..."

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Folkheim Posts New Single

Legendary Chilean ethnic black/folk metal band Folkheim has released the promotional single for the track "Illkun," which you may listen to here at the Paganvs Info blogspot. Their album "Mapu Ni Tiam" is coming out on Australis records in Chile. More...

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Cosmic Sea Posts New Demo Track Online

Oswego, New York based melodic death metal band Cosmic Sea has posted a new demo song online for streaming. To check out the new track "Neuromancy," head over to the band's official Facebook profile here.

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My Scarlet Eyes Streaming New Song

Italian act My Scarlet Eyes has posted a new song online titled "For Your Brown Eyes." You can listen to the song in the player available below, or head over to the band's Facebook profile for further details on My Scarlet Eyes.

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Pain Video Interview Available

Metal Trails has posted a new video interview online with Peter Tägtgren of Pain, which was conducted in Hamburg, Germany. You can check out the clip below.

Pain also posted a music video online earlier this summer for the track "The Great Pretender," which is taken from the band's new album "You Only Live Twice." The video clip is available at this location.

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Rev 16:8 Announces Compilation Appearances

Swedish black metal act Rev 16:8 has issued the following announcement about appearing on new compilation releases:

"Rev 16:8 is featured on the upcoming CD/DVD-compilation called 'Blood Ceremonies' (also including acts like Morbid Angel and Deicide). The track 'Agenda' can be found on the CD, the video for 'Flame Salvation' is on the DVD. Release date is October 28. More info here.

"Also the title track 'Ashlands' will be included on the 3CD release of AFM's '15 years - Metal addiction', release date: October 28. More info at this location."

Rev 16:8 released the new album "Ashlands" in April, 2011 and a track-by-track breakdown of the release from the band can be found here.

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One Without Announces European Tour Dates

One Without has issued the following announcement about joining Dead By April and Marionette on an upcoming European tour:

"Awesome news! We will be joining the Swedish bands Dead By April and Marionette on the SLAUGHTOUR 2011 this December! We are really looking forward to touring with these awesome bands, and we promise you guys one hell of a show, so join the party! Buy your tickets now! They are selling fast. See you guys in December, and be sure to get your copy of 'Sweet Relief,' which will be in stores on the 19th of October!

Tour dates are as follows:

8-Dec UK Manchester Academy
9-Dec UK Glasgow ABC2
10-Dec UK Newcastle Academy
11-Dec UK Birmingham The Institute
12-Dec UK London The Garage
13-Dec UK Southampton Joiners
14-Dec BE Hasselt Muziekodroom
15-Dec DE Munich Backstage Club
16-Dec DE Cologne Underground
17-Dec DE Hamburg Headcrash
18-Dec NL Amersfort Kelder
19-Dec DE Frankfurt Batschkapp
20-Dec DE Berlin Comet Club
21-Dec DE Stuttgart Universum
22-Dec AT Vienna 3Raum/Arena

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Solace of Requiem Announces Touring Guitarist

Solace of Requiem has issued the following announcement about recruiting a new touring guitarist to fill in for George Arguello:

"Solace of Requiem would like to welcome Richard Gulczynski as their 2nd guitarist for the 31 upcoming European tour dates with Vomitory and Disbelief, respectively.

"Richard is a Philadelphia based guitarist who is perhaps best known for playing bass guitar for Decapitated during their U.S. tour with Nile. SOR guitarist George Arguello will unfortunately be unable to play the tour because of his studies."

Additional details on the Vomitory tour are available here. You can also check out the band's music through the Solace of Requiem MySpace page.

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