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Metal News for November 25, 2010

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22 news articles posted on this day.

Izegrim Signs With Listenable Records

Dutch thrash act Izegrim has announced its signing with Listenable Records. The deal comes in time for the band to release its forthcoming studio album "Code Of Consequences." "Code Of Consequences" is due out on February 24, 2011 through Listenable Records.

The band commented by saying:

"Needless to say, that we are really honored and exhilerated to be on a roster with bands like HATE, GOJIRA and THE RED SHORE, to name just a few. We are certain that our coalition with Listenable Records will be a prosperous one!"

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Bonded By Blood Announces North American Shows

Bonded By Blood has announced the following upcoming North American tour dates:

11/26 2010 Phoenix Hill Tavern W/ Forbidden Louisville, KY
11/27 2010 Reggie's W/ Forbidden Chicago, IL
11/28 2010 The Rave W/ Forbidden Milwaukee, WI
11/29 2010 Station 4 W/ Forbidden St Paul, MN
12/1 2010 Scout Bar W/ Forbidden San Antonio, TX
12/2 2010 Emo's W/ Forbidden Austin, TX
12/3 2010 Scout Bar W/ Forbidden Houston, TX
12/4 2010 Scout Bar W/ Forbidden Ft Worth, TX
12/5 2010 War Legion Underground w/Evile, Gama Bomb Amarillo, Texas
12/6 2010 The Rock W/ Forbidden Tucson, AZ
12/7 2010 U.B.'s W/ Forbidden Mesa, AZ
12/8 2010 Whiskey A Go Go W/ Forbidden Los Angeles, CA
12/9 2010 Ramona Mainstage W/ Forbidden Ramona, CA
12/10 2010 New Oasis w/Forbidden Sparks, NV
12/11 2010 DNA Lounge w/Forbidden San Francisco, CA
12/12 2010 Chain Reaction w/Evile, Gama Bomb Anaheim, CA
12/13 2010 The Cheyenne Saloon w/ Evile & Gama Bomb Las Vegas, NV
1/24 2011 War Legion Underground w/Early Man, Hexen Amarillo, TX
1/26 2011 The Muse w/Early Man, Hexen Nashville, TN
1/28 2011 Broadway Joe's w/Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Buffalo, NY
1/29 2011 Championship Bar & Grill w/Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Trenton, New Jersey
1/30 2011 Volume 11 w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Raleigh, NC
1/31 2011 Casbah w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Charlotte, NC
2/1 2011 Jaxx w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen West Springfield, VA
2/2 2011 Crazy Donkey w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Farmingdale, NY
2/3 2011 Rocko's w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Manchester, NH
2/4 2011 Club Hell w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Providence, RI
2/5 2011 Montage Music Hall w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Rochester, NY
2/6 2011 Mod Club w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Toronto, ON, CANADA
2/7 2011 Peabody's w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Cleveland, OH
2/8 2011 Blondie’s w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Detroit, MI
2/9 2011 Reggie's w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Chicago, IL
2/10 2011 Pheonix Hill Tavern w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Louisville, KY
2/11 2011 Riot Room w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Kansas City, MO
2/12 2011 Conservatory w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Oklahoma City, OK
2/13 2011 Numbers w/D.R.I., Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Houston, TX
2/14 2011 Emo's w/D.R.I, Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Austin, TX
2/15 2011 White Rabbit w/D.R.I., Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen San Antonio, TX
2/16 2011 Rail Club w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Ft. Worth, TX
2/18 2011 Club DV8 Tucson, AZ
2/19 2011 Clubhous w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Tempe, AZ
2/20 2011 Chain Reaction w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Anaheim, CA
2/21 2011 Cheyenne Saloon w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Las Vegas, NV
2/22 2011 Key Club w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen W. Hollywood, CA
2/23 2011 Brick By Brick w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen San Diego, CA
2/24 2011 Boardwalk w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen Orangevale, CA
2/26 2011 Slim's w/Death Angel, Lazarus AD, Early Man, Hexen San Francisco, CA

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Sunn O))) Announces First Bands For Roadburn

Legendary doom pioneers WINTER, along with EARTH, SCORN, BEAVER, ALUK TODOLO, MENACE RUINE, HOODED MENACE, THE SECRET and Atilla Csihar’s VOID OV VOICES, have been confirmed for SUNN O)))’s curated event at Roadburn Festival 2011, set for April 15th at the 013 venue in Tilburg, Holland.

As curator, SUNN O))) (Greg Anderson and Stephen O’Malley) are personally selecting the bands that will play during their special event, as well as performing a headlining show. SUNN O))) is Roadburn’s fourth curator, following David Tibet in 2008, Neurosis in
2009 and Triptykon’s Tom Gabriel Warrior at this year’s festival in April.

SUNN O))) comments: “SUNN O))) is honored to present the first part of our guests for the curated day at Roadburn, April 15th 2011. They represent a broad range of bands we are fans of, and in many cases some of our closest friends and collaborators. We hope you appreciate the selection, and look forward to announcing more of our selection and allies…”

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Sonata Arctica Announces European Tour dates

Finnish power metal band Sonata Arctica has announced the following tour dates:

Jan 24 - Port of Miami – Dodge Island - Miami, FL
Mar 11 - Sala Apolo - Barcelona, CT, es
Mar 12 - Sala La Riviera - Madrid, Madrid, es
Apr 6 - Pakkahuone - Tampere, FI
Apr 7 - Tavastia - Helsinki, FI
Apr 8 - Tavastia - Helsinki, FI
Apr 9 - Finlandia-klubi - Lahti, FI
Apr 16 - Umpitunneli - Tornio, fi
Apr 21 - Bar Kino w/ Order! Order! - Pori, Satakunta , FI
Apr 22 - Rytmikorjaamo - Seinäjoki, FI
Apr 23 - Klubi - Turku, fi
Apr 24 - Klubi - Turku, fi
Apr 27 - Nosturi - Helsinki, fi
Apr 28 - Lutakko - Jyväskylä, fi
Apr 29 - Puikkari - Kuopio, FI
Apr 30 - Kerubi - Joensuu, FINLAND

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Blood Red Throne Updates Tour Schedule

Norwegian metallers Blood Red Throne have updated their North American tour schedule with the following upcoming dates:

11/26 2010 The Knitting Factory Reno, Nevada
11/27 2010 The Fox Theater Pomona, California
11/28 2010 The Regency Grand Ballroom San Francisco, California
11/30 2010 House of Blues Las Vegas, Nevada
12/1 2010 Rialto Theater Tucson, Arizona
12/2 2010 Marquee Theater Tempe, Arizona
12/3 2010 Sunshine Theater Albuquerque, New Mexico
12/4 2010 Gothic Theater ENGLEWOOD, Colorado
12/6 2010 House of Blues Dallas, Texas
12/7 2010 House of Blues Houston, Texas
12/9 2010 Newport Music Hall Columbus, Ohio
12/10 2010 Electric Factory Philadelphia, Pennsylvan
12/11 2010 Town Ballroom Buffalo, New York
12/12 2010 Sound Academy Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
12/13 2010 Metropolis Montreal, Quebec, CANADA
12/14 2010 Imperial Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA

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Amoral Writing New Material

Amoral has checked in with the following update about working on new material:

"The last Amoral show of 2010 at On the Rocks, Helsinki was a blast, thanks to all of you who attended, especially you who traveled from other countries to be there! It was fun trying out some new songs on you people. Special thanks to Juhani Flinck from Dead Shape Figure, who filled in for Wally in a week's notice! Mad props!

"Other than that, the writing and fine-tuning of the new material has been getting along good. We have about 13 songs written as of now, and still more keep popping up. It looks like we'll be heading to the studio in April/May, with a possible late 2011 release. Yes, it's a bitch of a wait, we know, but we promise it's gonna be worth it! We'll try to post some more demo session/rehearsal footage as we go along, to give you guys an idea of where we are at.

"As for the new stuff: like I said, we already have more than an album's worth of material, so we're gonna have a lot to choose from by the time we hit the studio. The material is all over the place style-wise, from the chillest acoustic stuff to fast death metal, with lots of solid hard rockin' metal in between. So expect versatility! More...

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As Light Dies Announces New Spanish Shows

Madrid's As Light Dies has announced the following upcoming live shows in Spain:

11/27 2010 Haemorraghe Emetic Club Castellón, Castellón, SPAIN
12/4 2010 Sala ULTIMATUM Zaragoza, Zaragoza, ES
12/4 2010 Ultimatum Zaragoza, Zaragoza, SPAIN
12/5 2010 Laudio Metal Laudio-Llodio, Álava, ES

You can also check out sample As Light Dies tracks available for streaming via the band's official MySpace page.

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Agnostic Front Reveals New Album Title

New York Hardcore legends Agnostic Front has announced that the name of their new studio album will be, "My Life, My Way." It is scheduled to be released in March through Nuclear Blast Records and was produced by Erik Rutan and lead singer Roger Miret's younger brother, Freddy "Madball" Cricien.

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Gorgoroth Cancels Derby Show

Gorgoroth has issued the following announcement about the previously scheduled November 27th tour date in Derby being canceled:

"Unfortunately the Gorgoroth concert at Redemption in Derby, UK, on 27.11.2010 will not happen, due to issues completely out of the band's control. For more information about this, please see the venue's statement here. An alternative location is being searched for, but due to the short notice nothing is certain at the moment."

Details on a replacement show will be announced as they are made available.

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Death Of Desire Streaming New Song

Death of Desire has posted a new song online titled "Patricidium," which is off the band's upcoming full-length album "ANTIhuman." "Patricidium" is available for streaming via the official Death of Desire MySpace page. The band's upcoming album was recorded at Iron Forge Studios and produced by Steve Tucker. Details on the track listing and release date will be announced as they are made available.

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Terasbetoni Posts "Metalliolut" Video

Teräsbetoni has posted a new music video online for the song "Metalliolut," which can be viewed below. The track is off the band's latest album "Maailma tarvitsee sankareita."

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Nervecell To Record New Album

Nervecell has issued the following update about gearing up to enter the recording studio:

"Hey everyone! We are really thrilled that the writing process for the new album has been successfully completed and the band is eager to enter the studio next month and start recording. We've been working really hard on this record through out this year and in between the tours we've had in Europe and Asia. All the pre-production for the songs are done and we're very happy with how everything has turned out for us so far.

"The new songs are sounding aggressive, fast and dark! The fans can expect a heavy dosage of old school death metal, modern thrash metal, intertwined with our touch of Eastern melodies and brutality. Needless to say there will be more exciting news and surprises featured on this new record to follow.

"The new (as-yet-untitled) album is set for a release early 2011 on Lifeforce Records (Europe) / Spellbind Records (Middle East). This will mark the follow up to the much anticipated 2009 debut 'Preaching Venom' which was released in Europe in October 2009 on Lifeforce Records. The album title and more details will be announced in the upcoming weeks, so make sure you stay tuned!"

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Rise Against Posts DVD B-Side Clip

Chicago, Illinois punk rock act Rise Against has posted an official B-Side clip from its DVD release "Another Station: Another Mile." You can view the trailer below:

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Widow Sunday Posts New Music Video Online

Boston extreme metal act Widow Sunday has posted its new music video online. The video was shot for the track "Forever Sleep." You can view the video below:

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Interview with Brian Patton of Eyehategod

Fathers of sludge Eyehategod will be heading out on the road soon to cover your town in a thick, smelly layer of toxic slime. That's what sludge is, after all. The world is waiting on pins and needles for the next album; in the making for over ten years now. This is not a Guns N' Roses deal though. The musicians in Eyehategod are very busy with their other bands like Down, Arson Anthem, and Soilent Green to name a few. I was able to catch up with guitarist Brian Patton before the tour is unleashed to talk about the upcoming album, how crazy things get on tour, and amazing shows possibly heading your way. A transcription follows. More...

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August Burns Red Posts "Little Drummer Boy" Cover

American metalcore act August Burns Red has kept true to its yearly tradition with re-working classic Christmas songs. Having previously covered "Carol of the Bells" and "O Come, O Come Emmanuel," August Burns Red have now posted its latest Christmas carol rendition of "Little Drummer Boy." The new cover song can be streamed at this location. August Burns Red guitarist JB Brubaker commented on the cover by saying:

"With 'Little Drummer Boy' I wanted to do something really different from any previous AUGUST BURNS RED songs. The end result is pretty much our attempt at down-tuned post metal, which is something I've been a fan of for a long time now. The song was recorded in drop A, which is much lower than we usually play. Recording the track was a lot of fun as I was able to incorporate a bunch of new sounds and techniques ABR has never used before like slide guitar, ukulele, and acoustic guitar. The icing on the cake was having Magnus Lindberg mix the track. Lindberg has done all the CULT OF LUNA albums, and I'm a huge fan of theirs so I was so excited to have him mix the track."

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Dates Revealed For 2011 Vans Warped Tour

The dates have been revealed for the 2011 edition of the Vans Warped Tour. The touring, multi-stage festival will come across 33 cities, bringing with them dozens of bands from all genres of punk and metal. You can view the current list of confirmed dates, cities and venues below:

06/24 Dallas, TX – Superpages.com Center
06/25 Houston, TX – The Showgrounds
06/26 San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center
06/29 Las Cruces, NM – N.M.S.U. Practice Field
06/30 Las Vegas, NV – TBA
07/01 Pomona, CA – Pomona Fairplex
07/02 Ventura, CA – Seasside Park
07/03 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
07/06 Bonner Springs, KS – Sandstone Amphitheatre
07/07 Indianapolis, IN – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
07/08 Detroit, MI – Comerica Park
07/09 Tinley Park, IL – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
07/10 Shakopee, MN – Canterbury Park
07/12 Darien Center, NY – Darien Lake PAC
07/13 Mansfield, MA – Comcast Center
07/14 Scranton, PA – Toyota Pavilion
07/15 Toronto, ON – Arrow Hall
07/16 Montreal, QC – Parc Jean Drapeau
07/17 Hartford, CT – The Comcast Theatre
07/19 Milwaukee, WI – Marcus Amphitheatre
07/20 Cleveland, OH – Time Warner Cable Amphitheatre
07/21 Camden, NJ – Susquehanna Bank Center
07/22 Burgettstown, PA – First Niagara Pavilion
07/23 Uniondale, NY – Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
07/24 Oceanport, NJ – Monmouth Park Racetrack
07/26 Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion
07/27 Virginia Beach, VA – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
07/28 Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
07/29 Orlando, FL – Firestone Amphitheatre
07/30 West Palm Beach, FL – Cruzan Amphitheatre
07/31 Saint Petersburg, FL – Vinoy Park
08/01 Atlanta, GA – Lakewood Amphitheatre
08/02 Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
08/03 St. Louis, MO – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
08/05 Denver, CO – Invesco Field
08/06 Salt Lake City, UT – Utah State Fairgrounds
08/07 Phoenix, AZ – Cricket Pavilion
08/09 San Diego, CA – Cricket Amphitheatre
08/10 Los Angeles, CA – TBA
08/11 Sacramento, CA – Sleep Train Amphitheatre
08/12 Boise, ID – Idaho Center Amphitheatre
08/13 Seattle, WA – Gorge Amphitheatre
08/14 Portland, OR – Washington County Fairgrounds

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Times Of Grace Post Another Album Trailer Online

Times Of Grace, the new project between Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam D and former Killswitch Engage vocalist Jesse Leach, has posted another short video trailer online for its debut album "The Hymn of a Broken Man." THe new album is expected in stores on January 18th, 2011. You can view the video trailer below:

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Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival Dates Announced

The dates and venues for the 2011 edition of the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival have been announced. The tour will reach 26 cities across the United States, with the tour's confirmed line-up expected to be announced by the end of the year. You can find the full list of confirmed dates, cities and venues below:

07/09 San Bernardino, CA – San Manuel Amphitheatre
07/10 San Francisco, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
07/12 Seattle, WA – White River Amphitheater
07/13 Boise, ID – Idaho Center Amphitheatre
07/15 Phoenix, AZ – Cricket Wireless Pavilion
07/16 Albuquerque, NM – Hard Rock Casino Presents: The Pavilion
07/17 Denver, CO – Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
07/19 St. Louis, MO – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
07/20 Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
07/22 Boston, MA – Comcast Center
07/23 Montreal, QC – Parc Jean Drapeau
07/24 Hartford, CT – The Comcast Theatre
07/27 Holmdel, NJ – P.N.C. Bank Arts Center
07/29 Pittsburgh, PA – First Niagara Pavilion
07/30 Washington, DC – Jiffy Lube Live
07/31 Camden, NJ – Susquehanna Bank Center
08/02 Virginia Beach, VA – Verizon Wireless V. Beach Amphitheater
08/03 Raleigh, NC – Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek
08/05 Chicago, IL – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
08/06 Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
08/07 Indianapolis, IN – Verizon Wireless Music Center
08/09 Oklahoma City, OK – Zoo Amphitheatre
08/10 Dallas, TX – Superpages.com Center
08/12 Atlanta, GA – Lakewood Amphitheatre
08/13 Tampa, FL – 1-800-Ask-Gary-Amphitheatre
8/14 West Palm Beach, FL – Cruzan Amphitheater

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Skindred Announces U.K. Tour

Welsh ragga metal outfit Skindred has revealed the dates for its forthcoming tour of the United Kingdom. You can check out the full list of dates, cities and venues below:

04/26 Brighton, UK – Concorde 2
04/27 Portsmouth, UK – Pyramids
04/28 Norwich, UK – Waterfront
04/29 Wolverhampton, UK – Wulfrun Hall
04/30 Nottingham, UK – Rock City
05/02 Exeter, UK – Lemon Grove
05/03 Cardiff, UK – University Solus
05/04 Poole, UK – Chords
05/05 Liverpool, UK – O2 Academy
05/06 Sheffield, UK – Corporation
05/07 London, UK – HMV Forum

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We Came As Romans Posts New Music Video Online

Detroit metalcore act We Came As Romans has posted its new music video online. The video was shot for the track "To Move On Is To Grow." The video was directed by Dan Dobi and can be viewed below:

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Timo Tolkki Joins Metal Super-Group Symfonia

Symfonia, the new melodic metal project featuring former members of Helloween, Stratovarius, Angra and Sonata Arctica, has announced that it will enter Studiomega in Varberg, Sweden on November 25 to begin recording 12 songs for its debut album, which is scheduled for a March 25, 2011 release. Symfonia has signed a four-album deal with the biggest Japanese metal and rock label Marquee Avalon for the territory of the entire Asian region, including China. Negotiations for the other territories are still in progress.

Timo Tolkki - Guitar
André Matos - Vocals
Jari Kainulainen - Bass
Mikko Härkin - Keyboards
Uli Kusch - Drums

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