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Metal News for May 25, 2011

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39 news articles posted on this day.

Seven Nines And Tens Posts New Song Online

Vancouver progressive metal act Seven Nines and Tens, which was included at a previous look at the Vancouver metal scene in the "Unearthing the Metal Underground" column, has posted a new song online. The track, titled "ASOHA," is taken from the band's forthcoming full length album which is currently planned for a mid summer release.

Seven Nines and Tens - ASOHA by sevenninesandtens

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Tribunal Announces New Vocalist

Tribunal has checked in with the following update regarding the band's new vocalist after the dismissal of ex-Iced Earth vocalist John Greely:

"Hello brothers and sisters, time for the best and biggest update of 2011 for Tribunal! It is official, Tribunal is proud to announce our new lead vocalist, New Jersey native Sonny Zackeo! After many months of literally searching worldwide and sifting through many, many qualified candidates (including some already known vocalists), we made the decision to bring in Sonny for a live face to face audition with the band so we could get to meet and hang out.

"We were more than satisfied within a few minutes of meeting Sonny. With incredible talent, the most professional of attitudes and outlooks, and an awesome personality Sonny will be out in front of Tribunal bringing the metal as only we do. Sonny will be entering the studio to lay down his vocals on some of the songs already posted. Once completed we are going to pull the songs down off the page and repost the new demo versions with Sonny's vocals added. In addition to the Tribunal songs Sonny will be recording, we have decided to throw in a few surprises as well!

"Keep tuned over the next few weeks as we will be posting a report soon as the recording starts!"

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Krypteria Posts New Video Online

German goth metal act Krypteria has posted the latest video for the BVB Championship Anthem 2011.

Newly-crowned Bundesliga champions, Borussia Dortmund picked Krypteria to provide the soundtrack to the 2010/2011 BVB story. Krypteria recorded two brand-new Borussia anthems, both of which are reworked versions of songs fresh off the band's latest album "All Beauty Must Die," which was released in April.

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Lovely Destruction Posts New Music Teaser

St. Louis based act Lovely Destruction has posted a teaser titled "Out For Blood" online, which features upcoming music from the band. You can check out the music in the player below.

You can also check out several Lovely Destruction tracks by heading over to the band's Reverbnation page here.

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Eyeconoclast Performance Footage Available Online

Footage has been posted online of Eyeconoclast performing the song "Hexadecimate" live on May 15th, 2011. You can check out the clip in the player below.

The band is also currently streaming the "Hexadecimate" song, along with all three tracks off the latest EP "Sharpening Our Blades On The Mainstream," via the official Eyeconoclast Facebook page.

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Cassandra Syndrome Announces New Album Details

Cassandra Syndrome has announced the band's second full-length album "Satire X" will be released on August 1st, 2011. The album was produced by Jeremy Rodgers and Lani Urreta and is the follow-up to 2009’s "Of Patriots and Tyrants." According to the band, the new album "combines poignant, socially conscious lyrics, exquisite vocal melodies and masterful riffs into a metal-based call to action" and is a reference to the "bread and circuses" of first century satirist Juvenal.

A single off the album, titled "The Magus," can be heard at this location. A behind the scenes video on "Satire X" is set to be released on Thursday, June 30th and a music video for "Shackles" will drop on Sunday, July 10th. The album's cover artwork can also be viewed below.

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Shear Posts More Studio Footage Online

Finnish act Shear has posted more footage online from the band's time at Stereotype Studios in March and April, 2011. You can check out the third and fourth studio updates below, or head over here to check out the previously uploaded second studio video clip.

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Site Update

Introducing Metal Underground Radio

Metalunderground.com has teamed up with Earbits to create Metal Underground Radio, our very own streaming radio, featuring nothing but metal and hardcore. The Metal Underground station is commercial-free and can be heard here. Look for the graphic links in the right hand sidebar of Metalunderground.com pages to access Metal Underground Radio at any time.

What’s even better than commercial-free metal 24/7? Earbits is accepting music submissions from artists. So all of our readers who are part of metal bands can submit their music to Earbits. Head over here for instructions on how to submit your music for consideration. Don’t forget to tell them that Metalunderground.com sent you!

If you have quality recordings and are turned down for some reason, Metalunderground.com will work with metal bands to get their music on our Earbits station. Drop us a line in our forum here if you run into this situation and would like to petition for consideration.

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New Video For Porcupine Tree's "Normal" Online

A new fan-made music video, directed by Youssef Nassar, has been posted online for Porcupine Tree's 2008 single "Normal" which appears on the band's "Nil Recurring" EP. You can view the professional quality video in the player below.

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Der Weg Einer Freiheit Announces EP Details

German black metal act Der Weg Einer Freiheit has a new EP coming this summer entitled "Agonie," which will be released on July 1st. The track listing and cover artwork can be viewed below.

1. Der Stille Fluss
2. Ingrimm
3. Ana
4. Die Welt In Mir
5. Posthum

Der Weg Einer Freiheit has also announced the band has split ways with drummer Christian shortly after the recording of "Agonie." A statement from the band reads:

"Because of major time problems with his studies, job and other projects. We wish him nothing but the best, of course! Though, the have found a new man behind the drums quite quickly: his name is Tobias S. and he will play the upcoming summer festivals with Der Weg Einer Freiheit. The first new song off the EP and further information are coming within the next two weeks!"

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I.N.C. Posts Behind-The-Scenes Footage

Indestructible Noise Command and Candlelight Records have teamed up to distribute the band’s upcoming full-length release, "Heaven Sent…Hellbound," on it’s new release date of August 9th, 2011. The album is being released on Rising Records, and is the band’s first full-length offering in over 20 years.

Indestructible Noise Command wrapped up on shooting two new music videos for the singles "Fist of Fascista" and "Swallowed" a few weeks ago in Brooklyn, NY. A new “behind-the-scenes” video is also now available for viewing below, courtesy of MetalInjection.net. Watch the video below to check out the guys discussing the shoot and taking part in general tomfoolery on the rooftops of Williamsburg. The video was shot by director Russell Hasenauer, and the “behind-the-scenes” footage was edited by Kevin Juliff.

Metalunderground.com's review of the album is also available for viewing here.


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A Pale Horse Named Death Uploads Another Track

Revolver Magazine is currently hosting a stream of another new track from A Pale Horse Named Death's debut album "And Hell Followed With Me." You can check out the new song "To Die In Your Arms" by heading over to this location. "And Hell Followed With Me" is scheduled for a June 14th release through SPV/Steamhammer.

The band has also previously uploaded the songs "Serial Killer," "Devil in my Closet," and "Heroin Train."

To celebrate the release of the band's new album, A Pale Horse Named Death will be hosting an exclusive listening party at Idle Hands Bar in New York, NY on May 26th from 7-9 PM. Idle Hands is located at 25 Avenue B.

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Necrodeath Posts Song From Retrospective Album

Black/thrashers Necrodeath are set to release their definitive retrospective CD "The Age Of Fear" on June 14th, 2011 in North America via Scarlet Records. Decibel Magazine is hosting a stream of the song "Awakening of Dawn," which can be heard by heading over to this location.

The release features songs from the band's entire back catalogue, starting with 1987's debut album "Into The Macabre" through the latest release "Old Skull."

"The Age of Fear" features 15 classic tracks including the previously unreleased "onyric" version of the song "Queen Of Desire," featuring guest appearances by Giorgia Gueglio (Mastercastle) on vocals and Botys Beezard (Godyva) on piano, the cover version of Slayer's "Black Magic" and the live version of the band's own "The Theory." The artwork, which can be viewed here, was made by French artist Pierre-Alain D. at 3mmi Design.

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Achilles Posts New EP Teaser Trailer

Achilles has posted a teaser trailer online for the band's upcoming five song EP "Spittin' On A Unicorn," which is scheduled to be released June 1st, 2011. You can check out the trailer in the player below.

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Backwoods Payback Announces Upcoming Live Shows

Pennsylvania stoner/doom rockers Backwoods Payback, who were forced to cut their tour with Lo Pan short this past March due to a medical emergency, will return to the road triumphantly this June. Fittingly titled the "June 2011 Back On The Horse Tour," the trek will run from June 9th to June 25th beginning at the Crayola House in Harrisonburg, Virginia and include a June 17th stop in Kenosha, Wisconsin as a part of the Days Of The Doomed Fest. The band will be joined by Maryland's Admiral Browning.

Said guitarist/vocalist Mike Cummings of the impending journey: "The 18 date run serves as a prelude to our much anticipated Small Stone Records debut, to be released late Summer/early Fall. Joining us for the long haul will be Admiral Browning, making this one of the 'not to be missed' tours of the year."

Backwoods Payback will be releasing the band's Small Stone Recordings debut later this spring. The upcoming tour dates are as follows:

6/09/2011 Crayola House - Harrisonburg, VA
6/10/2011 The Triple - Richmond, VA
6/11/2011 The Milestone - Charlotte, NC
6/12/2011 The Nick - Birmingham, AL
6/13/2011 Little Hamilton - Nashville, TN
6/14/2011 The Hi-Tone - Memphis, TN
6/16/2011 The Mill - Iowa City, IA
6/17/2011 The P.L.A.V. - Kenosha, WI
6/18/2011 Cobra Lounge - Chicago, IL
6/19/2011 The Summit - Columbus, OH
6/20/2011 Mac's Bar - Lansing, MI
6/21/2011 31st St. Tavern - Pittsburgh, PA
6/22/2011 123 Pleasant St. - Morgantown, WV
6/23/2011 Millcreek Tavern - Philadelphia, PA
6/24/2011 The Note - West Chester, PA
6/25/2011 Krug's - Frederick, MD

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Job For A Cowboy Streaming New EP

Metalsucks.net is currently hosting the premiere of the upcoming Job For A Cowboy EP "Gloom." The "Gloom" EP will be available digitally and physically via mail-order only on June 7th and features four new tracks. The "Gloom" EP cover also features new artwork from "Ruination" artist Brent Elliott White.

Listen to "Gloom" now by heading over to Metalsucks.net at this location.

Commented vocalist Jonny Davy: "It honestly feels like it's been quite awhile since we've released any new material to the public. With that said, we're all pretty amped up to release this new EP and to play these new songs live. I'm aware that it's stereotypical to claim that it's a step forward for the band, but fuck it, it is. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do."

You can also find a recent interview with Job For A Cowboy about the new EP by navigating here.

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Lawnmower Deth To Play Bloodstock Open Air

British madcap thrashers Lawnmother Deth have been confirmed for this year's edition of Bloodstock Open Air festival in the UK. The band, which was recently covered in our Sunday Old School column, was active in the late '80s and early '90s, before reforming in 2008. The band has since played a number of shows, including performances at Download festival and Damnation Festival.

Lawnmoer Deth is due to headline the Sophie Lancaster stage at Bloodstock on Friday, 12th August and front man Pete "Qualcast Mutilator" Lee comments:

"Bloodstock 2011. Yeah, this is going to work on several levels. First and foremost, a long and overdue chance to play to the bearded masses. Never in the history of festivals has one had a reputation for spouting so much facial choppery; I can only hope that Flymo's fluff is enough to keep 'em happy. It's going to be one big facial love in. Secondly, it's free tickets for Motorbonce, so we're chuffed. And thirdly, the opportunity to headline the Sophie stage was just too good. Her abhorrent murder in 2007 is even more pertinent for me, it was only 10 miles from where I live. If the memory of Sophie on this stage can breed just a little open-mindedness and tolerance then the world is a better place. See you in the pit, beardy weirdies."

For more Bloodstock information, head over to this location. Lawnmower Dethis also due to perform this Saturday, 28th May at Redemption in Derby. Joining them will be Evil Scarecrow, Virus, and more.

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Armored Saint Announces Upcoming Shows

LA's Armored Saint will be performing the band's first, and possibly only, shows for 2011 this summer. On July 9th, the band will once again be hitting the Sunset Strip in Hollywood for a show at the Key Club with Hirax. In August, the Saint plans to head overseas for several European appearances including the group's first ever Norwegian appearance at the Lillehammer Rock Festival with Thin Lizzy, Hammerfall, UFO and more.

Armored Saint's "La Raza" was released in March of 2010 and debuted on Billboard at #49 on the Hard Music Albums Chart, #18 on the Heatseekers chart, #52 on the Top Independent Albums chart, and #2 on the Hard Music Core Stores chart. "La Raza" also entered the official German Album Charts at #96.

The band's upcoming shows are as follows:

07/09 Hollywood, CA The Key Club
08/11 Cologne, Germany Werkstaat
08/12 Hamburg, Germany Knust
08/13 Lillehammer, Norway Lillehammer Rock Festival More...

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Nader Sadek Posts "Sulffer" Video

Nader Sadek has posted a music video online for the song "Sulffer," which is off the band's "In the Flesh" album. The clip can be viewed below. Nader comments:

"The video features a character played by Steve Tucker, waist-deep in the primordial waters of creation. Stalactites hang from the ceiling of the cave like slow-drip syringes. Flashes of yellow crystal embedded in the rock walls suggest a fool's gold, sulphur. A byproduct of the petroleum-refinement plants heard in the opening 20 seconds of the video, down the processing chain sulphur makes its way into food and pharmaceuticals as a preservative.

"The effort to preserve life through a petroleum byproduct points to the central paradox of my In The Flesh concept album: the resurrection of dead matter through petroleum extraction, a resurrection that fuels new cycles of death and decay (for is not sulphur a key component of gunpowder?). The song's singer-protagonist himself, a prehistoric warrior who has slain the primeval serpent, sinks into the antediluvian ooze only to rise again, a mechanical butterfly emerging from a toxic chrysalis. He extracts sulphur crystals from the cavern-womb and hurls them toward humanity's machine-gun future. As he sings, 'Reborn as stone of fire / Man again is sulphur,' these crystals violently re-lodge themselves into humankind's waxy flesh, burning off the excess, preserving us as crystalline mineral deposits awaiting yet another resurrection."

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Skull Fist Parts Ways With Drummer And Guitarist

Toronto's Skull Fist has checked in with the following announcement about parting ways with the band's drummer and guitarist:

"This is it dudes.. It was a long time coming. Finally the shit stick has hit the fan and Alison is gonezo. Don't whine and complain about the lack of chick in skull fist here. help us motha's move forward and continue the fuckin quest mannnnnnn!!!

"Note: the album will still have Alison's drums on it. Shred will not be on it. Jackler did all the guitars. All of the shows coming up are still on. headbangers. everything. we've found filler dudes for now.

"Also note this: Shred has quit as well. They both quit together. Why? Who the fuck knows! But weve already found a guitar player for skull fist. We will announce it soon enough. but right now.. A DRUMMMERRRR!"

Anyone interested in applying for the open drummer position can find information on the requirements at this location.

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Thaurorod Comments On Metalfest Shows

Thaurorod, which recruited a new keyboardist in March, has issued the following update about the band's upcoming Metalfest shows:

"Houdy houuuuuuuuuuu! Time to get back on the road again in the form of three Metalfest concerts...on Friday 27th May in Pratteln, Switzerland then 28th May In Dessau, Germany and 29th May Mining am Inn, Austria!

"Just had the last rehearsels before this minitour! Tomorrow morning we hit the airport and fly to Düsseldorf....with a little luck seems like the flights aren't even cancelled 'cause of that damn volcano ashes on the sky! So great! We are ready to rock and really looking forward to live shows!!!!

"So from Düsseldorf we are picked up and this time we are sharing the bus with a great band also from Finland Wintersun and legendary NWOBHM band Hell hailing from England! Will be fun..and it's the first time we share the bus with another Finnish band too so basically it's gonna be party party party! Well just kidding...partly! :D

"Okay metalheads see you very soon!!! We'll try to post something here during the weekend but at the latest on Tuesday next week!"

The band's stagetimes are as follows:

27th May / Metalfest - Pratteln, Switzerland: 17.35
28th May / Metalfest - Dessau, Germany: 14.00
29th May / Metalfest - Mining am Inn, Austria: 12.50

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Opeth Announces New Album Title

Update: additional details on the new album, including the full track listing and release date, can now be found here.

Opeth, which recently parted ways with keyboardist Per Wiberg, has announced via Facebook that the band's new album and follow-up to "Watershed" (reviewed here) will be titled "Heritage." The post from the band reads as follows:

"We can exclusively reveal that the new Opeth album will be titled 'HERITAGE'. The record is due for release through Roadrunner Records in September. More details to follow soon."

Details on the album's track listing and exact release date will be announced as they are made available. In other Opeth news, guitarist Fredrik Akesson also recently unveiled his signature Paul Reed Smith guitar.

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Nightbringer Announces Third Album Release

Season of Mist has announced the addition of U.S. black metal act Nightbringer to its Underground Activists roster. The band commented on working with Season of Mist:

"Nightbringer is very enthusiastic about our collaboration with Season of Mist. It is an honor to be on such a label alongside some of metals most legendary acts. We feel that 'Hierophany of the Open Grave' is easily our most powerful offering yet and we are pleased to know it will have the level of representation that Season of Mist is known for."

Nightbringer's third album is entitled "Hierophany of the Open Grave" and will hit stores on August 19th in Europe (September 13th in North America). Additional details on the album will be announced as they are made available.

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Upon Shadows Offering Instrumental Album For Free

Uruguay's Upon Shadows has issued the following announcement about offering the instrumental "Only Keys and Whispers" release as a free download:

"Upon Shadows presents 'Only Keys And Whispers,' a compilation of 16 instrumental tracks, where you can find some tracks made for Voces Anónimas, as well as some instrumental versions of our old songs, and all the instrumental keyboard songs released by Upon Shadows. Thank you so much for your support.

"Download it for free at the following links: Moonlightgate blog and Mega Upload."

The artwork and track listing can be viewed below. More...

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Circus Maximus Posts Video Blog

Circus Maximus has now posted a third video blog online, which features Glenn Mollen and Mats Haugen discussing the band's recent and upcoming activity. You can check out the clip in the player below. An update from the band in late April about recording delays can also be found at this location.

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Absentia Lunae Reveals New Album Artwork

Absentia Lunae has posted the cover artwork online for the band's new album "Vorwärts," which can be viewed below. The band also commented on the new album:

"Musically speaking, we have chosen a different approach and pushed forward the harsh industrial contamination with some new interesting collaborations, we don't want to say much more at this very moment.

"If 'Historia Nobis Assentieur' was a violent catharsis of our inner self, a Nietzschean storm that left nothing but a scenario of ruins, 'Vorwärts' is one step ahead: the sound of the horn to reach higher fields, leaving the wreckage of the past behind.

"Vorwärts tries to merge the spirit of Italian Futurism, the last great artistic movement of the 20th Century, with immortal symbols and messages from different times and places: truth knows no boundaries. Our new logo is a re-interpretation of Yukio Mishima's Tatenokai, also known as 'Shield Society,' not only a symbol of spiritual resistance but an active opposition against the modern decay. We could call this approach 'Archeofuturism' but our will is to go way beyond over it, since Vorwärts represents what we're actively pursuing in our lives. We're building the world under the shape of our blade and we'll retake everything. Resurgat Aurora!"

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Judas Priest Rumored to Perform on American Idol

Judas Priest is rumored to play the season 10 finale of "American Idol" tonight (May 25, 2011) at 8 PM EST on Fox.

Eliminated contestant James Durbin previously performed a cover of the Judas Priest track "You Got Another Thing Coming" on the March 1 edition of "Idol." Aerosmith singer and "American Idol" judge, Steven Tyler stated this was the first time a contestant performed a Priest cover.

In other Judas Priest news, the members of Judas Priest participated in a press conference yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, May 24) in Los Angeles. The group, which includes newest addition Richie Faulkner (Lauren Harris, Dirty Deeds), answered questions concerning their forthcoming "Epitaph" U.S. tour, as well as formally introducing Faulkner.

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Shining Posts Video For "Fortvivlan, Min Arvede"

Sweden’s Shining has released a music video for the first time in the band's 15 year history. The video for the track “Förtvivlan, Min Arvedel” can be viewed in the player below, and was directed by Martin Strandberg and Niklas Kvarforth, produced by Martin Strandberg, and created by Black Shadows Film productions. The track is taken from the new album “VII / Född Förlorare.” The censored version is also available here.

“We know we are going to get heavily criticized for some of the scenes” commented front man and founder Niklas Kvarforth, “but it’s nothing more than you will see as soon as you switch on a television or watch a move, or walk down a city street come to that. But we’re Shining and it’s always open season on Shining when it comes to people who have neither understood, nor taken the time to try and understand, where the band is coming from."

Shining's seventh full length album “VII / Född Förlorare,” which in English means “Born Loser,” was released this month on the band’s new label Spinefarm Records, and includes guest appearances from Erik Danielsson of Watain, Chris Amott of Arch Enemy, Peter Bjärgö of Arcana, and Swedish pop star Nordman. The band also recently announced that it would be releasing its first ever single.

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U.D.O. Releases More Tour Diary Footage

German heavy metal act U.D.O. has posted its fifth and sixth tour diary clips online from its recent trip to South America. You can view the footage in the players below.



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Black Veil Brides Posts New Music Video

Lost Angeles hard rock act Black Veil Brides has posted its new music video online. The video was shot for the track "Fallen Angels" and directed by Nathan Cox. "Fallen Angels" is the first single from the band's forthcoming new album, "Set The World On Fire", which will be released on June 14 through Lava Music/Universal Republic Records. You can view the video in the player below.

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DC4 Reveals Track Listing For "Electric Ministry"

California hard rock act DC4 has revealed the track listing for its forthcoming new full length album. The new record, titled "Electric Ministry," will see a European release on August 1, 2011 through Metal Blade Records. You can view the track listing for the effort below.

1. Wrecktory
2. Electric Ministry
3. XXX
4. Rock God
5. 25 to Life
6. Broken Soul
7. People
8. The Ballad of Rock and Roll
9. Glitter Girl
10. Sociopath
11. Dirty Hands

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Sinister Reveals New Album Title

Sinister vocalist Aad Kloosterwaard has posted the following update online about the title of the band's new album:

"Soon we will start with the first practice with the new Sinister lineup. We have also already two new tracks finished...'Deranged By Desecration' and 'Regarding The Imagery By The Hand Of Bastiaan' for our next record that will get the name 'The Carnage Ending'."

The new Sinister lineup now includes:

Aad Kloosterwaard - Vocals
Toep Duin - Drums
Bastiaan Brussaard - Guitar
Dennis Hartog – Bass/Guitar

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Kamelot Guitarist Comments On Forthcoming Album

Kamelot guitarist Thomas Youngblood recently offered the following update about the next Kamelot full length album:

"There's gonna be some new twists and turns, of course, with the vocals and stuff like that. I think what we're gonna do is kind of go back a little bit to what we did with 'The Black Halo' and 'Ghost Opera', but then, of course, add new elements, more theatrical things. We've got about two songs already written, and after the U.S. tour in September, we're gonna be full force into writing the new album."

In other Kamelot news, the band recently officially announced it's split with long time vocalist Roy Khan. Previously uploaded footage from the band's time touring in Europe with Amaranathe is also available for viewing at this location.

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2011 Slaughter Survivors Tour Announced

The complete list of participating bands and official dates have been announced for the 2011 "Slaughter Survivors Tour." The "Slaughter Survivors Tour" features appearance from Conducting From The Grave, The Contortionist, Scale The Summit, Rings Of Saturn, Volumes and Structures. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below.

07/22 Tucson, AZ – The Rock
07/23 Gallup, NM – The Juggernaut
07/24 Lubbock, TX – Jake’s
07/25 Austin, TX – Emo’s
07/27 Orlando, FL – Firestone
07/28 St Petersburg, FL – State Theatre
07/29 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
07/30 Springfield, VA – Jaxx
07/31 Trenton, NJ – Backstage at Champs
08/03 Wilmington, DE – Mojo 13
08/04 Amityville, NY – Broadway Bar
08/05 Holyoke, MA – Waterfront Tavern
08/06 Amsterdam, NY – Elks Hall 101
08/07 Jermyn, PA – Eleanor Rigby’s
08/08 Covington, KY – Mad Hatter
08/10 Indianapolis, IN – Emerson Theater
08/11 Steger, IL – Another Hole In the Wall
08/12 St. Paul, MN – Station 4
08/13 Des Moines, IA – People’s Court
08/14 Omaha, NE – Sokol Underground
08/15 Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
08/16 Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue
08/18 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
08/19 Sacramento, CA – The Boardwalk
08/20 Sparks, NV – The Alley

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Emery Posts New Music Video Online

Progressive metalcore act Emery has posted its new music video online. The video was shot for the track "The Cheval Glass" and can be streamed in the player below.

You can also check out a teaser trailer for the band's "We Do What We Want" album by heading over here.

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Tracklist Revealed For Limp Bizkit's "Cold Cobra"

The complete and final track listing has been announced for Limp Bizkit's impending comeback album, titled "Gold Cobra." The album will see its release on June 28, 2011 through Interscope Records. The band are also working on a music video for the the album's first single "Shotgun."

1. (intro) (feat. Gene Simmons)
2. Bring It Back
3. Gold Cobra
4. Shark Attack
5. Get A Life
6. Shotgun
7. Douche Bag
8. Walking Away
9. Loser
10. Autotunage
11. 90.2.10
12. Why Try
13. Killer In You
14. (outro)

A deluxe edition of "Cold Cobra" will see a same day release and is set to contain the following bonus tracks:

15. My Own Cobain
16. Tale To Tell
17. Back Porch More...

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I Am Abomination Reveals EP Tracklisting

I Am Abomination has revealed the track listing for its forthcoming digital EP release. The new EP, titled "Passion Of The Heist," is set to be released on July 19, 2011 through Good Fight Music. You can view the track listing for the effort below.

1. Vilification
2. Abduction
3. Examination
4. Transformation
5. Ascension
6. Invasion

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Of Mice & Men Posts New Song Online

Of Mice & Men have made a new track online available for streaming. The new track, titled "Purified," is available in the player below and will appear on the band's forthcoming full length "The Flood." "The Flood" is set to be released on June 14, 2011 through Rise Records.

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Pathology Issues New Album Update

Drummer Dave Astor of the American death metal act Pathology has posted the following update online about the band writing a new album:

"The writing process for the new album is going very smooth. The new songs are some of the heaviest stuff we have ever written.

"We are all thrilled to be working with producer Daniel Castleman (Impending Doom, As I Lay Dying, Winds of Plague) at Lambesis Studios here in San Diego. I am a fan of all his recordings and feel his skills will bring our sound to where it needs to be."

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

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