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Metal News for November 26, 2010

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46 news articles posted on this day.

Diabolical Issues New Album Update

Sweden's Diabolical has previously announced that the new album "Ars Vitae" is set for release on January 21st, 2011. The band has now announced the album is also seeing a North American release through Abyss Records. Diabolical kicked off the "Black Steel Worship" European tour on November 24th with Urn and Interment, which still has the following upcoming tour dates:

26.11 The Netherlands - Tilburg - 013 (with Misery Index, Grave, and Arsis)
27.11 Germany - Wermelskirchen - AJZ Bahndamm
28.11 Italy - Brescia - Decimo Secolo
30.11 Slovenia - Ljubljana - Channel Zero
01.12 Slovakia - Bratislava - Randal Club
02.12 Slovakia - Banska Bystrica - Tirish Pub
03.12 Czech Republic - Slavonice - Kawarna
04.12 Germany - Bitterfeld - Festung
05.12 Germany - Berlin - Blackland

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DevilDriver Checks In With Band Update

DevilDriver has issued the following update about the band's new album "Beast" and upcoming tour dates:

"We have just confirmed a small us/Canada run! Cancer Bats have been confirmed for support for this as well which are really fuckin stoked about! We are going to get to some markets that we have never been to before up there so we look forward some new experience. The new album is totally finished and mixed. I am 100% confident in 'Beast.' We have chose the track 'Dead To Rights' as the single and we are planning a video shoot for sometime in late December.

"We are looking at an old friend to get get behind the camera for this one but we shall see if it works out. Australia is also on the horizon for Devildriver, probably the most excited I have been in a while for tour. Too many great bands and old friends to count. Soundwave is officially the deadliest tour of 2011! See ya there!'

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Destroyer 666 Working On New Album

Destroyer 666 has issued the following update about wrapping up the "World Defiance" tour and working on an upcoming full-length album:

"I write this as the first snow fall blankets the earth. It seems appropriate to update about now. The World Defiance Tour is over, and the band return to their lairs to refuel, regain and compose the next album SEIGE. D666 will return to US shores for a short tour and Maryland Death Fest in May/June 2011."

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Dehydrated Goat Announces Album Track Listing

Latvian act Dehydrated Goat has announced the track listing for the new album "Genocide Against The Brain Cells" will be as follows:

1. CyberGoat Attack
2. Brutal Kids And Misanthropic Losers
3. Raped on the Dancefloor
4. Rapefruit
5. Robot Rape Squad
6. Corpse Gutting Competition
7. Phantom of the Opera
8. Weekend
9. Portable Anus
10. Lesbian Nudist Beach
11. Beaten to Death With a Big Black Dildo
12. A Choice in Favor of Death?
13. Fallen
14. A Pimp Lost in the Desert
15. Beginning of a New Decay
16. Goodbye, My Poo...
17. Feathers
18. Norm of Deformity
19. The Altar of Impotence
20. Castration of Krupin
21. (Eyeless) Fetus Barbecue
22. Goat Wars

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Vampires Everywhere! Offering Free Song Download

Vampires Everywhere! is currently offering the new single "Undead Heart," which is off the band's upcoming full-length "Kiss the Sun Goodbye," as a free download. To download the song, head over to this location (a Facebook or Twitter account is required, and you must post a status update or tweet to download the songs). The band's new album "Kiss the Sun Goodbye" is currently set to be released in early 2011.

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Criminal Parts With Guitarist Rodrigo Contreras

Anglo-Chilean thrash metal act Criminal has posted the following statement online in regards to the departure of guitarist and founding member Rodrigo Contreras. Criminal vocalist Anton Reisenegger commented by saying:

"As some of you may be aware, Rod decided to go back to Chile a few months ago, leaving the future of the band uncertain. After much deliberation, we have now decided to replace him in order to be able to carry on as a band.

"This is not something we wanted to happen, but we have to be realistic, and being thousands of kilometers apart wouldn't have allowed us to work as a functioning band. This is not a studio project, our music is meant to be played live, and we have many plans for the future which require the four of us to be geographically close.

"Rod and I started this band almost 20 years ago and he wrote some of the band's best and most characteristic material, which made this situation extremely difficult for me personally. I feel, however, that we've done the right thing, as everything was talked through with all people involved, and Rod's departure happened in the most open, civilized terms possible.

"We hope that you, the fans, will understand this decision. It's not an easy step for us to take, and it wasn't a rushed decision, but if the only other choice is to stop playing as Criminal, we'd rather take the flak and soldier on.

"We may still play a few shows with Rod in South America next year when we celebrate our 20th anniversary, but nothing is set in stone yet.

"Rod's replacement is Olmo Cascallar from the Basque band Gamora, who already did a fantastic job as a stand-in on our last few European dates. Not only is he an excellent guitarist with a great stage presence, we also feel he will contribute an entirely new approach to our songwriting."

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Crucified Barbara Working On New Album

Sweden's Crucified Barbara has issued the following announcement about working on a new album:

"Crucified Barbara is celebrating 2010 was a great year by playing live in Stockholm! We're currently working on a third album (release 2011) but on Thursday, December 2, we take a short break from rehearsals and studio to rock out live at Cafe Opera! See you there friends and enemies!"

Additional details on the upcoming album will be announced as they are made available.

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CTTTOAFF Issues Band Update

Clinging To The Trees Of A Forest Fire has issued the following update about the band's activity:

"Howdy partners, Denver: We have a show at the Blastomat on Dec. 7th! The touring bands are fucking amazing! Not an experience you want to miss, who knows when they'll be back in the states?

"Thank you to everyone who helped us with shows/came out during this last October/November tour. We had the opportunity to play with some great bands and meet some good people. There are a couple of videos below. If you took any pictures or footage, please forward them to: Clingingtothetreesofaforestfire@hotmail.com

"The rest of 2010 looks bleak for us all on a personal level. We will spend the rest of 2010/early 2011 writing songs that reflect this attitude, as well as trying to get out to play some shows regionally over the weekends (NM, CA, WY, NE, NV, TX, AZ, I'm talking to you). Stay tuned, tell your friends, thank you for your support." More...

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Relapse Records Posts Red Fang Music Video

Relapse Records has posted the debut music video from its latest roster aquisition Red Fang. The video was shot for the track "Prehistoric Dog" and has quickly become an internet sensation. Red Fang are currently in writing mode, preparing for its Relapse Records debut for mid-2011. You can view the video below:

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Toxic Holocaust Video Interview Posted Online

A new video interview has been posted online between Toxic Holocaust's Phil Zeller and CapitalChaos. The interview was conducted during the band's November tour stop in Citrus Heights, California. You can view the video below:

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Angband Posts "Forsaken Dreams" Video

Iranian act Angbad has posted a video clip online for the song "Forsaken Dreams," which can be viewed below.

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Ulcerate Posts New Song Online

New Zealand technical/progressive death metal act Ulcerate has posted a new song, "Dead Oceans," online. The track is taken from its forthcoming studio album "The Destroyers of All." "The Destroyers of All" is set for release on January 25, 2011 through Willowtip Records. You can listen to the new song and view the tracklisting below:

1. Burning Skies [7:34]
2. Dead Oceans [7:01]
3. Cold Becoming [6:16]
4. Beneath [6:56]
5. The Hollow Idols [6:06]
6. Omens [8:26]
7. The Destroyers of All [10:30]

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Municipal Waste Announces European Shows

Richmond, Virginia's Municipal Waste is set to return to Europe next week for a headlining tour. The band, which has just finished a short run around the USA, will be kicking off the European tour on Friday, December 3rd in Belfast, UK. Support will come from Saviours and Ramming Speed. Municipal Waste drummer Dave Witte comments:

"We are ready to return to the UK/EU with Saviours and Ramming Speed to celebrate our last tour of the year. It's gonna be awesome! Get there early, this is a great bill that you won't wanna miss!"

Front man Tony Foresta adds:

"I'm really looking forward to getting back over there. It feels like it's been forever since we've been. It seems like each time we come back the crowds get bigger and crazier. It's always good to come back year after year to see the same familiar faces as well as hordes of new ones getting rowdy to our music. I can't wait. This time we're taking Ramming Speed and Saviours. Both bands we've known for a while and dig them as friends as well as musicians, so I'm assuming that every night will be entertaining onstage as well as everywhere else this rowdy crew goes. It should be a fun one."

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Architects Posts New Album Teaser Trailer

Architects is set to release the new album "The Here And Now" on January 24th, 2011 (EU) / January 25th, 2011 (US) via Century Media Records. The band has now posted a teaser for the new album online, which can be viewed below.

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Earache Records Uploads iPhone App Commercial

Earache Records has posted the following commercial online to promote its new iPhone app. The iPhone app/video game, called "Earache Extreme Stage Diving," features the following tracklisting:

EVILE - Thrasher
AT THE GATES - Suicide Nation
BONDED BY BLOOD - Prison Planet
WHITE WIZZARD - Over the Top
OCEANO - District of Misery
THE HAUNTED - The World Burns
WORMROT - Born Stupid
DECAPITATED - Spheres of Madness
DEICIDE - Homage For Satan
BRUTAL TRUTH - Walking Corpse

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Seventh Wonder Reveals New Album Release Date

Swedish prog metal act Seventh Wonder has announced the follow-up album to 2008's "Mercy Falls," entitled "The Great Escape," is set for release on December 3rd, 2010. The band has also announced the title track for the album will clock in at a full 30 minutes in length. The track listing is as follows:

1. Wiseman
2. Alley Cat
3. The Angelmaker
4. King of Whitewater
5. Long Way Home
6. Move on Through
7. The Great Escape

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Cauldron Posts Second Studio Clip Online

Canadian heavy metallers Cauldron has posted the second part to its video teaser promoting its forthcoming new album, "Burning Fortune." You can check it out below. The album will be released through Earache Records on February 14th 2011.

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Vampires Everywhere! Posts New Video Trailer

Century Media recording artists Vampires Everywhere! have posted the following video teaser online to promote its forthcoming single and music video for the track "Undead Heart." "Undead Heart" will be released on November 29th, 2010. You can view the trailer below:

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Cerebellion Posts Performance Footage

Cerebellion has posted a video clip online of the band performing the song "Breach of Security" online, which can be viewed below. The band also commented on the clip:

"Yo! Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you have plenty of turkey and pie! We Just dropped our brand new video on Youtube for your viewing pleasure. It is our way of giving to you on Thanksgiving. It is a live, professionally shot video of 'Breach of Security.' Enjoy!

"We have a big show this Saturday in Fullerton, CA at the Slide Bar! We want to see all you Southern Cali Cerebellion nuts out at this so we pack the place! We need to bring as much insanity to The Slide Bar as you did to The Gypsy Lounge on the video above. In other news, we're playing Vegas next month and getting ready to shoot a video for our first single, 'Undeniable.' More on that soon! Thanks always for you support!"

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Soilwork Posts European Tour Trailer Online

Helsingborg, Sweden melodic death metal act Soilwork has posted a new European tour trailer online featuring vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid. You can view the trailer below:

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Accept Posts Tour Trailer Video Online

German heavy metal veterans Accept have posted a new tour promotional trailer online. The trailer is to promote the band's European leg of the "Blood Of The Nations Tour 2011." You can view the trailer below:

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Omission Reveals New Album Details

Spain's Omission has finished the recordings for the band's 2nd full length album entitled "Merciless Jaws from Hell," which will be released through Xtreem Music in January 2011. The band suffered a few line-up changes since the release of the debut album "Thrash Metal is Violence" in late 2009. The band's new opus was recorded by the two remaining members Patillas (guitars/vocals) and Marco (guitars), with the addition of new bass player Surt and with Avulsed's drummer Riky playing the entire recording as session member, as the band is still searching for a steady drummer.

"Merciless Jaws from Hell" was recorded between August - October and the track list for the new album is as follows:

1. Erotic Nightmares
2. A Field Sowed Of Coffins
3. Northmen Wrath
4. We Are The Dead
5. Architects Of Fear
6. Fuckin' Alone
7. The Light In My Dark
8. Here We Stand
9. Day Of Your Death Arrives...
10. You Can't Hide
11. Ianus Rex Infernorum

The track "We Are The Dead" is currently available for streaming through the band's official MySpace page.

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Hatebreed Posts New Music Video Online

Connecticut hardcore veterans Hatebreed have posted its new music video online. The video was shot for the track "Everyone Bleeds Now," which is taken from the band's self-titled 2009 release. You can view the video below:

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Aliases Posts Demo Song Online

As was previously announced, U.K. metal act Aliases has signed to Basick Records for the release of an as-yet-untitled EP in 2011. Aliases has now posted the demo song "We Never Should Have Met" online, which can be heard in the player below.

ALIASES - We Never Should Have Met (2010 Demo) by basickrecords

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Sodom Streaming Songs From New Album

Decibel Magazine is currently streaming two new songs online from the upcoming Sodom album "In War and Pieces." The songs "In War and Pieces" and "Hellfire" are available to be heard at this location. The "In War And Pieces" track listing is as follows:

1. In War And Pieces
2. Hellfire
3. Through Toxic Veins
4. Nothing Counts More Than Blood
5. Storm Raging Up
6. Feigned Death Throes
7. Soul Contraband
8. God Bless You
9. The Art Of Killing Poetry
10. Knarrenheinz
11. Styptic Parasite

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Oceansize Posts New Music Video Online

U.K. progressive metal act Oceansize has posted its new music video online. The video was shot for track "SuperImposer." You can view the video below:

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Affiance Streaming New Song

Cleveland's Affiance is set to release the new album "No Secret Revealed" through Bullet Tooth on November 30th, 2010. The band is now streaming a new song online from the album titled "Nostra Culpa" via the Affiance Facebook page. The "No Secret Revealed" track listing is as follows:

1. Revelation
2. Call To The Warrior
3. Nostra Culpa
4. For Power
5. A Monster Fed
6. The Hive
7. A Reading From The Book Of
8. Der Fuhrer
9. Dissent!
10. Calculate And Control

Affiance also has the following upcoming tour dates: More...

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While She Sleeps Posts Video Blog Online

Sheffield, England’s While She Sleeps recently release a digital-only album "The North Stands for Nothing" through Good Fight Music. The band has now posted a video online discussing signing to Good Fight music through Noisecreep.com. The video clip can be viewed below.

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Soulbleed's "Prophecy" Trailer Posted Online

Jordanian production company Symphoqueen Productions has posted the official trailer for extreme metal band SoulBleed's new album, "Prophecy," on YouTube. The album was recorded and mastered by Ala'a Hamdan at Symphoqueen Productions. The video was edited by Lina Al Alami at Symphoqueen Productions. Check it out below:

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Cage Of Torment Issues Demo Update

Norwegian death metal act Cage of Torment has issued the following brief announcement about mixing "Everything Ends in the Flames," the band's new three song demo: "Everything ends in flames is in the second stage of a new improved mix." The track listing for the demo album is as follows:

1. Everything Ends In Flames
2. Deathmatch
3. Despise Your Purity

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Just For Fun

Amalgama Comments On Thanksgiving

New York's Amalgama has issued the following interesting take on why we celebrate Thanksgiving:

"As an American band we wanted to mark the celebration of Thanksgiving here in the United States with a little bit of sincerity and reverence as we reflect on the history of this holiday. For those who don't know, Thanksgiving is the holiday where we celebrate the victory of the pilgrims and Native Americans over the Terminator army that had moved in to crush the Plymouth Rock settlement back in the 1700's following the Civil War (when Americans fought the American-built Model-T Fords). An epic battle was waged between both sides, but in the end thankfully the settlers and Native Americans were able to fly their X-Wing fighters into the death star like battle-station in the sky and blow up the Terminator control system which allowed the Ewoks to strike the final blow from the jungles with Chewbacca.

"From that point on, we all decided to make a conscious effort to tamp down the development of technology – hence why the internet took so long to be developed world-wide. So every year we gather together and celebrate the alliance of our wise ancestors who had the forethought to protect us from the evils of technology and the internet. It's almost ironic that we now go out the following day and purchase as much high-end technology as we can. The irony.

"Hopefully all of you had a chance to sit down with your family or friends around the dinner table and consume copious amounts of turkey, shared a few laughs, a few drinks and discussed the latest techniques being employed to seek out the robot menace and destroy it before it becomes too strong once again. Ever vigilant, Amalgama."

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Truth Corroded Returns For Two Shows

After a six month absence from the stage, Adelaide extreme thrashers Truth Corroded return on November 27th at the Adelaide Uni Bar alongside the legendary Mortal Sin. The show will also be the debut performance of new Truth Corroded drummer Luke Peak. The local metal community may have seen Luke perform with fellow Truth Inc Records band A Red Dawn.

Truth Corroded will follow the show with an appearance at the Sonic Forge Charity Festival next week in Melbourne, which features over 30 of Australia’s top heavy music acts playing to raise funds for the victims of the Haiti earthquake. Here are the show details:

November 27, 2010
Mortal Sin @ Adelaide Uni Bar, Adelaide
w/ Double Dragon, Truth Corroded, Skintilla and Octanic
Tickets at the door 7pm, $15, AA.

December 4, 2010
w/ Be’lakor, Ne Obliviscaris, Dreadnaught, Frankenbok, Arcane (QLD), Double Dragon (SA), Earth, Embodied, Death Audio, Eye of the Enemy, Meltgsnow (Singapore), In Malice’s Wake, Contrive, Five Star Prison Cell, Truth Corroded (SA), Aeon of Horus (ACT), Hatchet Dawn, A Million Dead Birds Laughing, Helm (QLD), Synperium (NSW), Akaname, Dawn of Retribution, Divine Ascension, Teramaze, Okera, Internal Nightmare, Insidious Torture, Primordial Space, Elysian, In Exordium, Thrall and Phil Para & Band
Tickets on sale 29th October from www.espy.com.au or at the door 3pm, $15.

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Rings Of Saturn Signs With Unique Leader Records

California extreme progressive death metal act Rings of Saturn has announced its signing with Unique Leader Records. Rings of Saturn's debut album, "Embryonic Anomaly," which was originally self-released by the band earlier this year, will be re-issued on March 1, 2011. The album was produced, engineered, mixed and mastered by Bob Swanson at Mayhemenness Studios in Sacramento, California.

Here is the "Embryonic Anomaly" track isting:

1. Invasion
2. Seized And Devoured
3. Abducted
4. Final Abhorrent Dream
5. Corpses Thrown Across The Sky
6. Embryonic Anomaly
7. Annihilation The Pure
8. Grinding Of Internal Organs
9. End Of Humanity

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Within Temptation Postpones European Tour

Sharon den Adel , vocalist of the Dutch symphonic metal act Within Temptation, has posted the following statement online explaining the band's decision to postpone its forthcoming European tour to 2011:

"As we are all gearing up for the release of our new album I have news which might come as a surprise: Robert [Westerholt, Within Temptation guitarist] and I are expecting a child. To be honest, this was not planned at all, but we're very happy about it as we experience our kids as an enrichment of our lives.

"I'm happy to tell you that the release of our new album will not change: March 2011! The recordings for the album are completed and the songs are being mixed right now, all preparations for the release are in full swing, so there is no reason to put things on hold.

"However, we couldn't avoid rescheduling our tour as it will be impossible for me to deliver a great show for you while being in the final months of my pregnancy. Also due to the complications during the previous pregnancies, it is dangerous for our baby and for me to be very active in these final months.

"The tour dates have already been rescheduled to the fall of 2011. The tickets you have bought will remain valid for the new dates.

"We understand that the rescheduling of our tour is a blow for you and we can only sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused as we very much appreciate the fact that so many of you have bought tickets for the shows early on.

"We hope for your understanding and support and we'll do everything to make the upcoming tour the best you've ever seen from us yet!" More...

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Corrosion Of Conformity Confirms Festival Date

American metal veterans Corrosion Of Conformity have comfirmed its appearance for the forthcoming edition of the Roadburn Festival. Roadburn 2011 is set to take place between Thursday, April 14 to Sunday, April 17 at the 013 venue and Midi Theatre in Tilburg, Holland. The April 15th, 2011 edition of the festival is being curated by drone doom act Sunn O))).

The confirmed Sunn O))) line-up includes:

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Portrait Hires Nicke Andersson To Mix New Album

Swedish heavy metallers PORTRAIT have tapped Nicke Andersson (Imperial State, Death Breath, Entombed, The Hellacopters) to mix their second full-length album, "Crimen Laesae Majestatis Divinae," at Deuce Studio. The CD is currently being recorded at Necromorbus Studio (Watain, Deströyer 666, Razor Of Occam, Valkyrja, a.o.) in Alvik, Sweden for a tentative early 2011 release via Metal Blade Records. The CD will feature cover artwork by Rok (Sadistik Exekution) and a guest appearance by Kimmo Kuusniemi from the Finnish cult act Sarcofagus.

PORTRAIT's lineup is as follows:

Per Karlsson - Vocals
Christian Lindell - Guitar
Richard Lagergren - Guitar
Erik Jansson - Bass
Anders Persson - Drums

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Ektomorf Posts Music Video for "Last Fight" Online

EKTOMORF has posted their new music video for their song "Last Fight" online. The track is taken from their upcoming album "Redemption," which will be released on December 17th. Watch the video below:

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Bury Your Dead Drummer Joins Crossfade

Columbia, South Carolina alternative metal act Crossfade has announced the addition of drummer Mark Castillo of Bury Your Dead to the group's ranks.The band's third album, "We All Bleed," is set for release on April 12, 2011 through Eleven Seven Music.

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Periphery Adds European Tour Dates

American progressive metal act Periphery has added some European tour dates to its forthcoming tour of the United Kingdom. While the UK leg of their “League Of Extraordinary Djentlemen Tour” will feature support from TesseracT and Monuments, their mainland European shows will see them joined by Monuments and The Safety Fire. You can view the full list of cities, dates and venues below:

With TesseracT and Monuments:

01/31 Bristol, UK – Academy 2
02/01 Birmingham, UK – Academy 2
02/02 Manchester, UK – Academy 2
02/03 Newcastle, UK – Academy 2
02/04 Glasgow, UK – Cathouse
02/05 Leeds, UK – TJ’s
02/06 Sheffield, UK – Corporation
02/08 Portsmouth, UK – Wedgewood Rooms
02/09 Reading, UK – The Face Bar
02/10 Nottingham, UK – Rock City
02/11 London, UK – Underworld

With Monuments and The Safety Fire:

02/12 Tilburg, NET – Batcave
02/14 Hamburg, GER – Logo
02/15 Berlin, GER – Magnet
02/16 Munchen, GER – 59:1
02/17 Vienna, AUT – Chelsea
02/18 Aarau, SWI – Kiff
02/19 Paris, FRA – Glazart
02/20 Cologne, GER – Underground

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Devin Townsend Announces U.K. Tour Dates

Vancouver, Canada's metal mastermind Devin Townsend has revealed the dates for his forthcoming tour of the United Kingdom, as part of The Devin Townsend Project. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below:

03/03 Southampton, UK – The Cube
03/04 Bristol, UK – The Fleece
03/05 Nottingham, UK – Rock City
03/06 Manchester, UK – Manchester Academy 3
03/07 Glasgow, UK – Glasgow Garage
03/26 London, UK – O2 Academy

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It Prevails Announces U.S. Tour Dates

Portland melodic hardcore band It Prevails has revealed the dates for its forthcoming headline tour of the United States. Support on the tour will come from Betrayal, Volumes, Counterparts and Bermuda. You can view the full list of tour dates below:

01/07 Portland, OR – TBA
01/08 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven
01/09 Spokane, WA – TBA
01/10 Boise, ID – Grange Hall
01/11 Provo, UT – The Deathstar
01/12 Denver, CO – The Marquis
01/13 Wichita, KS – The Eagles Lodge
01/14 Omaha, NE – Sokol Underground
01/15 Springfield, IL – Black Sheep Cafe
01/16 St. Louis, MO – Fubar
01/17 Tulsa, OK – Reverb
01/18 Dallas, TX – Fat Daddy’s
01/19 San Antonio, TX – The White Rabbit
01/20 Albuquerque, NM – The Fusion Factory
01/21 Phoenix, AZ – Warehouse 201
01/22 Victorville, CA – WEC
01/23 Canoga Park, CA – The Cobalt Cafe

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Terasbetoni Posts New Music Video Online

Finnish folk metal/hard rock act Terasbetoni has posted its new music video online. The video was shot for the track "Metalliolut" and was directed by Antti Hyyrynen. The song is taken from the band's latest album "Maailma Tarvitsee Sankareita," which was released on November 24th, 2010. You can view the video below:

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Stratovarius Reveals Further Details For New Album

Finnish metal act Stratovarius has revealed the tracklisting for the deluxe edition of its forthcoming studio album. The new record, titled "Elysium," will be the thirteenth studio effort from the band and will see release on January 14, 2011 through Armoury Records.

Here is the "Elysium" deluxe-edition tracklisting:
-Disc One-
1. Darkest Hours
2. Under Flaming Skies
3. Infernal Maze
4. Fairness Justified
5. The Game Never Ends
6. Lifetime In A Moment
7. Move The Mountain
8. Event Horizon
9. Elysium

-Disc Two-
Disc 2:

01. Darkest Hours (Demo)
02. Under Flaming Skies (Demo)
03. Infernal Maze (Demo)
04. Fairness Justified (Demo)
05. The Game Never Ends (Demo)
06. Lifetime In A Moment (Demo)
07. Move The Mountain (Demo)
08. Event Horizon (Demo)
09. Elysium (Demo)

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Death Tribute DVD Details Revealed

It has been announced that the Quebec City, Quebec, Canada tribute concert for Death/Chuck Schuldiner, which took place on December 12, 2007 at the Theatre Imperial, will see a DVD release on December 7, 2010.

The show featured a performance by Canadian Death cover band Symbolic alongside guest musicians Bobby Koelble (guitarist on Death's "Symbolic" album), Shannon Hamm (guitarist on Death's "The Sound of Perseverance" album), Scott Clendenin (bass on Death's "The Sound of Perseverance" album), Daniel Mongrain (Voivod, Martyr), Marc-André Gingras (Quo Vadis), Jonathan Lee (The Autumn Offering), and Nick Barker (ex-Dimmu Borgir, Cradle of Filth).

The setlist was as follows:
1. Spiritual Healing
2. 1000 Eyes
3. Mentally Blind
4. Scavenger (feat. Shannon Hamm & Scott Clendenin)
5. Spirit Crusher (feat. Shannon Hamm & Scott Clendenin)
6. Zombie Ritual (feat. Jonathan Lee & Scott Clendenin)
7. Perennial Quest (feat. Bobby Koelble)
8. Zero Tolerance (feat. Bobby Koelble & Nick Barker)
9. The Philosopher (feat. Bobby Koelble & Nick Barker)
10. Without Judgement
11. Open Casket
12. Secret Face
13. Lack of Comprension
14. Within the Mind (feat. Marc-André Gingras & Daniel Perron)
15. Bite the Pain (feat. Shannon Hamm, Jon Lee & Scott Clendenin)
16. Moment of Clarity (feat. Shannon Hamm, Jon Lee & Scott Clendenin)
17. Trapped in a Corner (feat. Nick Barker)
18. OveractiveImagination (feat. Nick Barker & Daniel Perron)
19. Misanthrope (feat. Nick Barker)
20. Symbolic (feat. Bobby Koelble)
21. Cosmic Sea (feat. Bobby Koelble)
22. Pull the Plug (feat. Shannon Hamm, Bobby Koelble, Scott Clandenin, Jon Lee & Nick Barker)

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Aliases Signs With Basick Records

U.K.-based metal band act Aliases , featuring former Sixth guitarist Pin, guitarist Leah Woodward, drummer Darren Pugh, bassist Joe Heaton and vocalist Jay Berast, has announced its signing with Basick Records.

The signing comes in time for the band to release its as-yet-untitled debut, 6 track EP in the Spring of 2011.

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Vital Remains Comments On Show Cancellations

American technical death metal act Vital Remains has issued the following update:

"It is with great regret that we have to inform all of our fans and promoters that we will not be able to play the shows that we had scheduled for this weekend and the second week of December due to the unexpected bomb that was dropped on our laps a couple days ago by our hired-gun lead guitarist. He withheld this information from us until the last day on the CANNIBAL CORPSE tour, that he told us at the last minute he had a job opportunity that he had to start soon and he wouldn't be able to do the remaining headlining dates for this weekend and for the second week of December.

"Again, we apologize to our fans and the promoters! We hope to reschedule these dates if possible in the near future.

"On a positivie note! We would like thank everyone in Cannibal Corpse for taking us out, on what was one of the best tours we 've ever done! Thanks to everyone for their support!"

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