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Metal News for December 16, 2010

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The Rockstar Ramblings: The Ozzy Hangover Cure

Ozzy Osbourne has gotten into another traffic altercation, this time rear ending another car while driving a Ferrari. In honor of this monthly event, let’s have a quiz: Which of the following are true of Ozzy’s driving habits? A. It took him 19 attempts at the driving test in order to get his license. B. Ozzy once fell asleep during a driving test, the instructor was gone when he awoke. C. Ozzy repeatedly showed up with alcohol in his body to his driving tests. D. All of the above… More...

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Bursting Veins Posts Song From Stockholm Set

Bursting Veins has issued the following announcement about streaming a song online from the band's recent set a Stockholm show:

"Hey guys! We had a show at 'Kafé 44' in our hometown, Stockholm the other night. And for all of you how couldn't make to the show, no sweat, we've uploaded one of our songs, Don't Let Go. Check it out now! Have an awesome weekend and a wonderful Christmas! Peace & Love."

You can check out the track at this location.

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Enochian Theory To Stream Live Concert

A live show of British prog act Enochian Theory will be broadcast online on Sunday March 27th, 2011 at 7:30pm (U.K. time). The show can be streamed live for free at this location. The upcoming Enochian Theory tour dates are as follows:

3/1 Corporation Sheffield, UNITED KINGDOM
3/2 Classic Grand Glasgow, UNITED KINGDOM
3/3 Moho Live Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM
3/4 The Tunnels Bristol, UNITED KINGDOM
3/5 02 Islington Academy 2 London, UNITED KINGDOM
3/11 The Lounge Bar Alton, UNITED KINGDOM
3/27 The Snooty Fox Wakefield, UNITED KINGDOM

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Visons Of Atlantis To Play Wacken 2011

Visions of Atlantis has announced it will be performing at the 2011 edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, which is set to take place in Wacken, Germany from August 4th - 6th. Additional details on the festival can be found at this location.

Other confirmed bands for the festival include:

Motorhead
Airbourne
Ozzy Osbourne
Avantasia
Judas Priest
Apocalyptica

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Motionless In White Footage Available Online

Altpress.com has posted behind-the-scenes footage online from Motionless in White's music video for "Abigail," which is off the band's album "Creatures." You can check out the footage in the video clip below. More...

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Volture Streaming "Shocking Its Prey"

Heavy Artillery Records, in conjunction with Apoch's Metal Review, is currently offering an exclusive stream of Volture's "Shocking Its Prey," the six track debut which will be unleashed worldwide on CD January 25th, 2011 and on limited edition Mini-LP February 15th. You can check out the stream at this location. Volture is also currently planning a tour in support of the release. Additional details will be released soon.

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Whyzdom Posts Traditional Irish Song

Whyzdom has posted a video clip online for the song "Bonny Portmore," which can be viewed below. The band also commented on the clip:

"Dear Friends, here is a small Christmas gift for all friends of Whyzdom! We decided to record a very special song to let you discover Clémentine's voice. It's a traditional Irish song called Bonny Portmore. It's very different from what we usually play, so it won't be released on the forthcoming album. Moreover, we shot a video clip for it, to celebrate Clementine arrival! Enjoy!"

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Rev Theory To Headline Monster Energy Outbreak

Modern metal act Rev Theory has announced that it will be the featured headline act for the forthcoming Monster Energy Outbreak Tour. Support on the tour will come from Pop Evil, Hail The Villain and Black Cloud Collective. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below:

Feb-16 Phoenix AZ - Club House
Feb-18 Salt Lake City UT - Avalon
Feb-19 Colorado Springs CO - The Black Sheep
Feb-20 Denver CO - Bluebird
Feb-22 Des Moines IA - People's Court
Feb-23 Madison WI - Majestic Theatre
Feb-24 Kansas City MO - Midland
Feb-25 Tulsa OK - Marquee
Feb-26 Little Rock AR - Juanita's Cantina
Mar-02 Huntsville AL - Sammy T's
Mar-04 Baltimore MD - Rams Head Live
Mar-05 Hartford CT - Webster Underground
Mar-06 Jermyn PA - Eleanor Rigbys

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Arsonists Get All The Girls Recording New Album

California act Arsonists Get All The Girls is set to head into the studio and record a new album with Zack Ohren at Castle Ultimate. The as-yet-untitled release will be the band's third slab of craziness for Century Media and fourth overall but, this time, vocalist Jared Monnette says the band is developing a brand new sound:

"This record is packed with a metric shit-ton of different sounds, directions, styles and grind. We've really tried to incorporate a new sound while keeping the important elements of AGATG, while letting the past year and half's experience and stories of tour steer the rest of the album. We've been through quite a bit in the recent year, and it's almost impossible to not incorporate all of our travel tales into the new sound. Every song has something special to offer, or a new story to tell that allows anyone listening a temporary escape. If its not the first song that you'll enjoy, then it will be the next. We've taken the next step in progressing our music, and it may be the first into a full sprint.”

The band expects to have the new LP ready for a mid-2011 release. Additional details will be announced as they are made available.

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Megasus Announces New EP Details

Providence, Rhode Island metal act Megasus have revealed details regarding its forthcoming EP "Menace Of The Universe." The new, two-track EP is set for release in January through Brutal Panda Records. The songs, recorded this fall, are the first new material from the band since its 2009 self-titled debut released on 20 Buck Spin.

"Menace Of The Universe" tracklisting:
1. Menace Of The Universe
2. Damned Hammer

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Requiem Finishing Recording On New Album

Switzerland's Requiem has issued the following final studio recording update:

"All vocal parts are recorded and it seems that there will be no fillers just killers on 'Within Darkened Disorder' - new voice and a new vibe to our own and unique style looks like a perfect combination... of course we all hope that you'll like the new CD.

"As you might know nowadays success is controlled through massive marketing and promotion campaigns rather than through the quality of music...however we are absolutely pleased with the new album as we invested everything we had into it...the future lies ahead and we'll see what our current negotiations with a couple of labels will bring...

"That's all for now hope to see you all at one of our shows. Release date of 'WITHIN DARKENED DISORDER' will be announced soon... The final cover artwork of Dan Seagrave will be revealed in a couple of weeks. Thanks for everything and your support...we appreciate big time 'cause it's not self-evident... Cheers for now."

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Deafheaven Signs With Deathwish Inc.

San Francisco progressive black metal act Deafheaven has announced its signing with Deathwish Inc. The signing comes in time for the band to record its forthcoming studio album "Roads To Judah." Deafheaven have enlisted producer Jack Shirley to assist in the recording. You can check out Deafheaven at this location.

Deafheaven west-coast tour dates:
01/05 San Francisco, CA – Five Points Art House
01/07 Olympia, WA – The Northern
01/08 Seattle, WA – Black Lodge
01/09 Portland, OR – Rotture
01/10 Santa Cruz, CA – 150 Pioneer
01/11 Fresno, CA – Neighborhood Cafe
01/12 Las Vegas, NV – Gogo Gallery
01/13 Mesa, AZ – Nile Underground
01/14 San Diego, CA – Che Cafe
01/15 Carson, CA – The Blacktop

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I, The Breather Announces Album Chart Position

Christian metalcore quintet I, The Breather are currently touring across North American with As Blood Runs Black, Thick As Blood, Burning The Masses, In The Midst of Lions, and King Conquer. The band's debut full-length album, "These Are My Sins," just debuted at #39 on Billboard's New Artist Chart. The band's new video for the track “Forgiven,” which as shot by director Chris Rodriguez, can be seen now at this location.

Morgan (drums) further states: “This tour has been amazing! It has definitely been one of my favorite tours thus far. The shows have been terrific, I'm noticing a lot of kids coming out to the shows and singing along to our songs. That's an amazing feeling; all the bands are so much fun to hang out with and everyone on this tour makes each day one to remember. We're all having a blast.

“When I received the news of our first week sales today, I was ecstatic. I was in a mall upon receiving the news, eating with the guys and when I got the word I immediately stood up and gave them the biggest high fives ever. It's such a great feeling when hard work pays off. I have to say thank you to everyone for picking up a copy.

“After this tour we will get home just in time for the holidays. We are playing a very special Christmas hometown show at the Recher Theatre in Towson, MD on Christmas night. It's a free show, so I encourage anyone and everyone in MD to come out and take in the holiday with us. Other than that, we will be spending a lot of quality time with our family, friends, girlfriends and just soak in the holidays with all the right people. More...

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Avenged Sevenfold Backs Out Of Festival Appearance

California modern metal act Avenged Sevenfold has announced its decision to pull out of Australia's Soundwave festival. The band has released the following statement:

"Avenged Sevenfold regretfully announce they will not be performing at the upcoming Soundwave in Australia. After much effort, the band decided that they could not offer fans the live experience they have come to expect and didn’t want to disappoint them. Avenged Sevenfold will return to Australia soon to headline their own tour."

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Triptykon Streaming Entire "Shatter" EP

Triptykon, the latest extreme metal spawn fronted by former Hellhammer/Celtic Frost singer/guitarist Tom Gabriel Warrior, is currently streaming its fall 2010 EP, "Shatter" in its entirety. You can check out all five songs from the EP through TheGauntlet.com. The track listing is as follows:

1. Shatter?
2. I Am The Twilight?
3. Crucifixus??
4. Circle Of The Tyrants (live)
5. Dethroned Emperor (live) - Featuring guest lead vocals by Nocturno Culto of Darkthrone/Sarke

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Buzzov*en Updates Tour Schedule

North Carolina sludge merchants Buzzov*en are currently touring the U.S. West Coast this week. The remaining tour dates are as follows:

12/16/2010 Dante’s – Portland, OR
12/17/2010 Funhouse – Seattle, WA
12/19/2010 3 Kings Tavern – Denver, CO

As with the band's October tour dates, Buzzov*en's reunited 1998 "At A Loss" LP lineup of Kirk Fisher on guitar and vocals, “Dixie” Dave Collins (Weedeater) on bass and vocals, and Ramzi Ateyeh (Sourvein) on drums, now also includes Sleepy Floyd (also of Sourvein) on second guitar. The band is also currently in the process of lining up more live shows.

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Arson Anthem Announces New Tour Dates

Arson Anthem has recently announced a set of new headlining tour dates through the Southern U.S. at the end of January 2011. Joining the band on the tour will be fellow Housecore Records artists haarp and Warbeast. The tour begins on January 25th in Spartanburg, SC and a final date is still being lined up.

haarp also recently announced a special CD release party in New Orleans, LA at Siberia this Friday, December 17th. The party will not only feature a performance by haarp, but will also include performances by High Priest and Ponykiller.

The Arson Anthem tour dates with haarp and Warbeast are as follows:

1/25 Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero
1/26 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
1/27 New Orleans, LA @ The Hangar
1/28 Forth Worth, TX @ Rail Club
1/29 Fayetteville, AR @ Drifters

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Dream Theater Guitarist Posts How-To Videos Online

Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci has posted two new instructional videos online. In the video Petrucci demonstates how to have his signature Dream Theater guitar tones. You can view the videos below:



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Shadows Fall Posts Chinese Drum Cam Footage

American modern metal act Shadows Fall has posted drum cam footage online from its recent concert appearance at the Changjiang Midi Music Festival in Zhenjiang City, China. You can view the video below:

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Kamelot Announces Guest Vocalists For Tour Dates

Kamelot has issued the following announcement about recruiting guest vocalists for upcoming European and U.S. shows:

"Kamelot's 'Pandemonium Over Europe 2011' is building, adding Evergrey, Amaranthe and Sons of Seasons to the already announced tour schedule, with more dates to come! As part of the ongoing Kamelot campaign, we are announcing 2 shows as part of what will be a full US tour! Aug 30 at the Grammercy Theater in New York City, NY - USA and Sept 2 at the Club Soda in Montreal, Québec - Canada

"Promoters will offer a special VIP ticket for these show. This will include a pre show meet/greet and an autographed poster commemorating the show. Both shows go onsale today exclusively through here till Jan 22 when they become available everywhere.

"Unfortunately, we have been informed that, due to continuing medical and personal issues, Roy Khan will not be able to finish the remaining touring in support of Kamelot's album, 'Poetry for the Poisoned.' However, we are pleased to announce that metal icon Fabio Lione (Rhapsody of Fire) will be joining the tour and handling the lead vocal duties. There will also be guest vocal appearances throughout the tour by Simone Simons (Epica), Tommy Karevik (Seventh Wonder), and many more surprise guests throughout this very special and rare tour."

Fabio Lione is eager to get on the road, stating: "I am excited and pleased to be part of the next Kamelot tour. I always loved the sound of the band and I think this will be a great experience for me, the band and for all the fans of great music and Kamelot... see you soon on tour and let's rock!!!"

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Kylesa Confirms Festival Appearance

American progressive metal act Kylesa has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 11-16, 2011 in Tolmin, Slovenia.

The confirmed line-up now includes:
ABINCHOVA
ALESTORM
AMORPHIS
ARKONA
BREZNO
HEAVEN GREY
IN SOLITUDE
KALMAH
KYLESA
MOONSORROW
MOONSPELL
RISING DREAM
VANDERBUYST
WATAIN
WINTERSUN

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Grave Digger Announces Live DVD/CD Details

German power metal act Grave Digger has revealed details surrounding its forthcoming live DVD/CD packaged. The two disc set, titled "The Clans Are Still Marching," is set for release on March 7, 2011 through Napalm Records. "The Clans Are Still Marching" was filmed during the band's recent headline performance at Germany's infamous Wacken Open Air.

DVD
1. Intro: Scotland The Brave (feat. Bauluy Muluy Pipes & Drums Band)
2. Scotland United
3. The Dark Of The Sun
4. William Wallace (Braveheart)
5. The Bruce
6. The Battle Of Flodden
7. The Ballad Of Mary (feat. Doro)
8. The Truth
9. Cry For Freedom
10. Killing Time
11. Rebellion (feat. Hansi Kürsch)
12. Culloden Muir
13. Ballad Of A Hangman
14. Excalibur
15. Heavy Metal Breakdown

CD:
1. Intro: Scotland The Brave (feat. Bauluy Muluy Pipes & Drums Band)
2. Scotland United
3. The Dark Of The Sun
4. William Wallace (Braveheart)
5. The Bruce
6. The Battle Of Flodden
7. The Ballad Of Mary (feat. Doro)
8. The Truth
9. Cry For Freedom
10. Killing Time
11. Rebellion (feat. Hansi Kürsch)
12. Culloden Muir
13. Ballad Of A Hangman
14. Excalibur
15. Heavy Metal Breakdown

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Demonical Issues Recording Update

Sweden's Demonical has issued the following announcement about finishing the recording of a new album:

"The last recording session for 'Death Infernal' starts tomorrow as we will then nail down the remaining vocals, all guitar leads and some additional 'noise.' Left is then the mixing & mastering which will take place around new year.

"We will present the album artwork, final track listing and hopefully also exact release-date around mid-January. Stay tuned!"

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Death Angel Posts European Tour Video Online

Bay Area thrash metal veterans Death Angel have posted some new behind-the-scenes footage online from its recent European "Thrashfest" tour. You can view the second video below:

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Theocracy Posts Christmas Single

Athens, Georgia based melodic metal band Theocracy has released a Christmas single called "All I Want For Christmas." The track can be heard in the video clip below.

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Gorguts Confirms Festival Appearance

Canadian extreme metal veteran act Gorguts has confirmed its participation for the forthcoming edition of Europe's Brutal Assault festival. Brutal Assault 2011 is set to take place between August 11th, 12 and 13th, 2011 in Josefov, Czech Republic.

The confirmed line-up now includes:
DORDEDUH
EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS
EXHUMED
GORGUTS
KVELERTAK
MORBID ANGEL
SKELETONWITCH
SKYFORGER
SUICIDAL TENDENCIES
TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED
TRIPTYKON
VADER

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Dani Filth Answers More Fan Questions

Cradle of Filth front man Dani Filth has posted a second video clip online answering fan submitted questions after the release of the band's new album "Darkly, Darkly Venus Aversa." You can check out the video below.

Dani Filth Answers Fan Questions (Part Two) from Peaceville Records on Vimeo.

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Shadows Fall Issues Band Update

Shadows Fall vocalist Brian Fair has posted the following update online:

"Can't wait for the shows this weekend in New York and New Jersey! These will be our last two shows before we go into writing mode and a perfect way to end our tour cycle for 'Retribution'.

"Shadows Fall has not played a show in New York City for way too long and a spot like Santos Party House is the perfect place for an up-close-and-chaotic metal show. We head to Starland Ballroom in New Jersey the next day, a venue that has always been one of our favorite places to play and always an amazing crowd. Both shows are early, so no slacking. Get down early and get the party started."

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Airbourne Checks In With Video Update

Australian rockers Airbourne are currently finishing up their last European tour of the year. Front man Joel O'Keeffe and guitarist David Roads recently spoke with Roadrunner Records to discuss the band's recent activity in the video clip below.

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Obscura Guitarist To Release Solo Album

Obscura guitarist Christian Muenzner has posted the following update online in regards to his forthcoming solo album:

"Being a fan of instrumental guitar music for many years, this has always been a dream of mine.

"After I finished recording my guitar parts for the upcoming Obscura album 'Omnivium', I felt quite inspired and spent all of my free time working on the songs for this project.

"The CD is gonna contain 12 instrumental songs. Stylistically, the music is quite diverse and has influences from various genres such as neoclassical shred, fusion, power metal, hard rock, prog and thrash metal. And, of course, the songs will have guitar all over it! I like to describe it as '80s Shrapnel Records shred meets modern metal.

"I am super-happy and honored that some of the world's best metal musicians agreed to work on this album with me!

"I'm very excited and can't wait to hear their contributions!"

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Avantasia Posts Two New Tour Clips

Avantasia has now posted two new tour videos online, which can be viewed below:

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Warrior Soul To Enter The Studio In January

Warrior Soul has checked in with the following brief update about gearing up to hit the studio to record a new full-length album: "New Album News Update: we will be hitting the studio in January to record their eagerly anticipated follow-up to the critically acclaimed 'Destroy The War Machine' album." In the mean time, you can check out sample Warrior Soul tracks available for streaming through the band's MySpace profile.

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Children Of Bodom Posts Music Video Trailer Online

Finnish melodic metal act Children of Bodom have posted a new video trailer online for its new single "Was It Worth It." "Was It Worth It" comes off of the band's forthcoming studio album "Relentless Reckless Forever" which is set for release on March 8, 2011 through its new major label home Universal Music. You can view the trailer below:

"Relentless Reckless Forever" tracklisting:
1. Not My Funeral
2. Shovel Knockout
3. Roundtrip to Hell and Back
4. Pussyfoot Miss Suicide
5. Relentless Reckless Forever
6. Ugly
7. Cry of the Nihilist
8. Was It Worth It?
9. Northpole Throwdown
10. Party All the Time (EDDIE MURPHY cover)

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Avenged Sevenfold Splits With Mike Portnoy

Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy has announced that he will no longer be drumming for Orange County hard rock act Avenged Sevenfold. His message reads as follows:

"Yes, the rumours are true... sadly my time with Avenged Sevenfold has come to an end. The band has decided to carry on into 2011 without me... I had a great time with them throughout 2010, but it was their choice to end the relationship at the end of 2010 as was always the initial plan.

"I had an awesome time on stage with the guys every night and have so many cool memories from the experience with them... I am proud to always be part of the A7X family and history. More...

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Architects Reveals New Album Tracklisting

U.K. metalcore act Architects has revealed the tracklisting for its forthcoming full length album. The new album, titled "The Here and Now," is set for release on January 25th, 2010 through Century Media Records.

"The Here And Now" tracklisting:
1. Day In Day Out
2. Learn To Live
3. Delete, Rewind
4. BTN
5. An Open Letter To Myself
6. The Blues
7. Red Eyes
8. Stay Young Forever
9. Heartburn
10. Year In Year Out/Up And Away
11. Day In Day Out (Big Chocolate Remix)

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Bison B.C. Returns To B.C.

In an extremely short amount of time Vancouver, Canada's Bison B.C. have gone from local bar hoping metallers to international headline touring act. With three full length albums released and countless tours throughout North America and Europe Bison B.C. have become an unstoppable force, notorious for its intense live performances. Fresh off an extensive European tour the band returned to its home city of Vancouver to treat its loyal hometown fan-base to undoubtedly one of the city's most destructive concerts it has seen in years.

Having its welcome back show take place at the severely under-rated Biltmore Cabaret meant that the show would be a definite sell out, which it was was well before the doors were to even open. People of all different backgrounds were in attendance; from patch vest metalheads to flannel engulfed hipsters and everyone in between but while the crowd was diverse they all came for one thing, to watch Bison destroy everything in its path. But more about that later. Unfortunately, due to some issues not in my control, I was forced to sit out on the opening act Purple Rhinestone Eagle. I was told they were a female fronted power rock act that kicked out some decent and heavy tunes. That's all I can pretty much say as far as they are concerned. More...

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Exodus Performance Footage Posted Online

Footage has been posted online of Exodus performing "War Is My Shepard" live in Pratteln, Switzerland on December 14th, 2010. The video clip can be viewed below.

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Coat of Arms to Release Second Album

Coat of Arms, a metalcore band from Abu Dhabi (UAE), is set to release their second album which is yet to be titled. The album will be released on January 21st, 2011, along with a special features bonus DVD that will contain videos of live performances. This will be a follow up to their 2010 album "Inheritance". The song "Ballad of the Mariner" was previously released on the Metality Compilation which came out during the summer of 2010.

The track list is as follows:

1. "212"
2. Ballad of the Mariner
3. When I Leave
4. The Division
5. Hold on Tight
6. Gross Innuendo
7. Timepieces
8. Nobody Knows (The Words I've Told to God)
9. Slowly Pick up the Pace
10. One Day

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Heavenwood Reveals New Album Art

Portugal's Heavenwood recently signed to Listenable Records for the release of "Abyss Masterpiece," which is being misted and mastered by Kristian "Kohle" Kohlmannslehner at Kohlekeller Studios in Germany. The album is set to be released on February 28th, 2011. Heavenwood has now posted the album artwork online, which can be viewed here.

The artwork concept was designed by Matthew Vickerstaff from Darkwave Art, who has worked with Cradle of Filth, My Dying Bride, Godflesh, Carcass, Mendeed, Cathedral, Abigail Williams, The Haunted, Soil, Deicide, and more.

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Circle Of Chaos To Perform New Songs

Sweden's Circle of Chaos has issued the following update about performing two new songs on the band's upcoming German tour dates:

"New songs on the German tour! Two brand new songs have been added to our set list and will be performed live for the first time on the German tour in January. We're excited to present our new material and more songs are on the way. See you in Bremen on the 13th!"

You can find the upcoming Circle of Chaos live shows at this location.

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John Petrucci "Year In Review" Interview

Dream Theater has gad quite a year between embarking on a tour with Iron Maiden and of course getting shocked with the departure of drummer Mike Portnoy. Guitarist John Pretrucci answered a few questions for label Road Runner Records, and the brief answers give plenty of space to read between the lines. You can find the entire interview after the jump or at roadrunnerrecords.com. More...

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Cephalectomy Working On New Album

Cephalectomy has issued the following announcement about working on a new album:

"As you can see, this is our first website update in over a year. Why? Honestly, because there really hasn't been anything to report. However, we finally have some news to share, so here goes...

"First off, Cephalectomy is working on a new album, it's in it's early stages, so don't expect it any time soon, but it's in the works. One song is almost done and a 2nd is underway. However, with this good news also comes bad news, we are officially calling it quits after the next album. Yes, that's right, our upcoming album will be the last release by Cephalectomy. There had been talks about calling it quits after the release of An Epitaph To Tranquility, however, as happy as we are with that album, we didn't feel it had the chaotic nature that previous releases have had, and we didn't want to end the Cephalectomy legacy on that note.

"Also, we're sad to announce that the next Cephalectomy album will be without vocalist, Peter Mestre. Peter is relocating for work and therefore will be unavailable to contribute on our final release. We wish Peter and his family all the best and thank him for his efforts in the band."

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Magician Parts with Vocalist

Brazilian power metallers MAGICIAN have announced the departure of vocalist Dan Rubin, who also left Scelerata. The band is currently working with a new vocalist, who should be announced soon, along with information regarding the band's schedule for 2011.

The band comments on Rubin's departure: "We thank Dan for all these years of work and dedication. We wish him success on his new projects."

Magician released its debut album, "Tales of the Magician," in Japan in the end of 2007 by Soundholic, and in the following year in Brazil, Europe and North America, by Die Hard Records, Dockyard 1 and Locomotive.

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Spanish Metal Compilation Available For Download

"Desperta Ferro! vol-2" (Awake Iron!), a free compilation featuring 25 Spanish rock and metal bands, is now available for free download. The compilation features:

7GRILLOS
CANCERBEROS
DECAPITATED CHRIST
DESECRATION
FOSCOR
GRAVEYARD
HATHOR
LCQNG
LOS ELECTRICOS
MASSIVE WAR
MORTIS CRUENTUS
MOTOCICLON
QUATREROS
OLD BLOOD
RAGNOR
REDIMONI

The PDF containing the band's presentation and links to their sites is available here.

The project was coordinated by the Spanish blogger "Viva Puluba" and the Chilean "La Religion del Rock Pesado."

"Desperta Ferro vol-1" includes 10 track from thrash, black and death metal bands and is still available here. The PDF is available alone at this location. The first volume features: AGGRESSION, DESECRATION, EL KASO URKIJO, ERED, LUX DIVINA, METRALLA, SETGE, STEELGAR, THE BLEEDING SUN, VRADEMARGK.

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