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Metal News for June 29, 2014

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17 news articles posted on this day.

Coronatus Recruits New Guitarist

Coronatus has issued the following announcement about bringing on a new guitarist:

"We proudly announce our new guitar player! His name is Olli and he replaced Aria who quit the band some months ago.

"Olli has played many years in all kinds of metal bands. Finally he ended up with Coronatus! He will play on the forthcoming gigs as well as on the next album, which will be released at the end of the year." More...

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Ideogram Offering Album For Download

Ideogram is currently offering the "Raise The Curtain" album for free download. Pick up the tracks at Bandcamp here or stream the songs below. The "Raise The Curtain" track listing is as follows:

1. Which Role Will You Play Today? (Intro) 01:27
2. Evil 04:40
3. Theatre Of The Absurd 05:13
4. Silently 05:06
5. Mirrors 07:01 More...

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Orquídea Streaming Self-Titled Album

The stoner rock outfit Orquídea is currently streaming the band's self-titled album online, which can be heard below or bought on a name-your-price basis via Bandcamp. The track listing is:

1. Arena 04:07
2. Vietnam 01:54
3. Tobogán 02:11
4. Ossos 04:32
5. Zen 01:42
6. Cafeïna 01:50
7. 1969 03:31
8. Jeu amb me 02:07
9. Flipper's 03:36 More...

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Meta Streaming New Track

Atmospheric metal project Meta has a new track out now titled "Panta Rei," which was mixed & mastered by Artyom Scherbakov at A-LAB Studio.

Check out the song below, or pick up a digital copy of the single at the Meta Bandcamp page here. You can find more info on Meta at the group's Facebook profile here.

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Vanhelga Covers Burzum

Vanhelga has released its own version of the track "Black Spell Of Destruction," originally by Burzum. Check it out below. The cover track will be included on the vinyl edition of the "Längtan" album being released via Carnal Records.

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Empress AD Announces Album Release

As part of a unique partnership with The End Records/ADA and Roadrunner Records, British prog-metal band Empress AD is excited to reveal details for a debut album titled "Still Life Moving Fast," set for release in North America September 2nd.

Empress AD was formed in 2011 by brothers Ollie (guitar and vocals) and Alex Loring (bass), together with Edd Unwin (drums) and Tom Meadon (guitar). The new album’s artwork was created by San Francisco artist Seth Curcio and pre-orders are available at this location. The track listing is as follows:

01. Still Life Moving Fast
02. Invisible Conductor
03. Delve Into The Retrospect
04. Deeper In Disguise
05. From Where I Cannot Reach
06. On My Return
07. Blurred Perception
08. Haunted By Time
09. Did We See
10. Consumed More...

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In Search Of Sun Releases Video

London's In Search Of Sun has a new official video clip out now for "The World Is Yours." Check out the video below, which was shot and directed by Dark Fable Media.

You can pick up the single at iTunes here, and In Search Of Sun consists of these members:

Adam Leader - Vocals
David Mena Ferrer - Guitars
Sean Gorman - Drums
Faz Couri - Bass
Rory Kay - Guitars More...

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Sovengar Posts New Music Video

Sovengar's new album "Vindicta Et Gloria" is out now via Art Gates Records, and a video clip taken from the album has just made its way online.

Check out "Call To The Battle" below, which was directed by Henry Menacho from Kronic Productions. The full album's track listing is:

1. Call to the Batlte
2. Battle of Asgard
3. Thor's Legacy
4. Fight or Die
5. Master of Wind ft. Molna (Wyrdamur)
6. Brutal Battle
7. Vindicta et Gloria
8. Legion of Fire
9. Final Conquest ft. Thomas Quilez (Black Jack)

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Without Waking Children Streams New Track

Alternative grunge metal band Without Waking Children has a new demo track out now available for streaming titled "Bee and Eee," which can be heard in the SoundCloud player below.

You can also find more info on the band over at the Without Waking Children Facebook page here.

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Fall In Discordia Releases Music Video

Italian metalcore band Fall In Discordia has a music video out now for the "Survive or Sink" single, which can be seen below, courtesy of Beheading The Traitor. You can also hear more from the at Facebook here, and Fall in Discordia consists of:

Matteo Reati: Vocals
Nicolò Pedrini: Guitar/back vocals
Lorenzo Di Gemma: Guitar
Andrea Danesi: Bass
Andrea Scarpanti: Drums

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Disease Dominates Streaming New Track

German deathcore outfit Disease Dominates has a new demo track out now titled "Disease," which can be heard below. Disease Dominates consists of:

Tobi Haberländer
Andi Großarth
Alex Meyer
Mo Hirschel
Johannes Berchtenbreiter

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Pelgrim Posts Album Teaser

Dutch band Pelgrim is recording a full-length album to follow a previously released self-titled EP. The group has now checked in with the following update:

"We're currently working on our debut album. Here's a preview of some twin solo madness. This album is gonna be heavy AND technical. We'll keep you posted. Enjoy!"

Watch the preview video at the Pelgrim Facebook profile here, and you can stream the entire previous "Pelgrim" EP by heading over to this location.

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Bleed From Within Posts EP Teaser

Bleed From Within has released a teaser for the upcoming "Death Walk" EP, which can be heard below. You can also check out the release's crowd funding campaign over here, and the band comments:

"Who's excited for Death Walk? Finishing guitars this week and starting vocals. We've heard a drum mix back and it's sounding huge already. Join us, this is the death walk!"

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Malevolent Creation Announces New Shows

Malevolent Creation, which has been going through lineup changes in the drummer slot, has now checked in with the following announcement about upcoming live shows:

"The Flaming Arts Agency proudly presents Malevolent Creation's 2014 Euro/Festival tour! The band is very excited to have a full line-up again with Jason back in the fold and Justin DiPinto (drummer on 'The Will To Kill' album).

"Come witness the new faster, more furious version of Malevolent Creation like you've Never seen em before!!!" More...

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Betraying The Martyrs Announces Russian Tour

Betraying the Martyrs will drop new album "Phantom" on July 15th, 2014 and the band has now lined up a Russian tour this September in support of the release. Catch the band live on these dates:

09.09.14 Russia St. Petersburg @ Zal Ozhidaniya
10.09.14 Belarus Minsk @ Republic
11.09.14 Russia Bryansk @ Solyaris
12.09.14 Russia Moscow @ Volta
13.09.14 Russia Nizhniy Novgorod @ Sin City
14.09.14 Russia Kazan @ Zeltaya Kofta
15.09.14 Day Off
16.09.14 Russia Yekaterinburg @ MED
17.09.14 Russia Chelyabinsk @ Moskva
18.09.14 Russia Orenburg @ Druzhba
19.09.14 Russia Samara @ Zvezda
20.09.14 Russia Saratov @ Variete
21.09.14 Russia Volgograd @ InRock
22.09.14 Day Off
23.09.14 Russia Krasnodar @ Arena
24.09.14 Russia Rostov-on-Don @ Podzemka
25.09.14 Russia Voronezh @ 100 Ruchiev More...

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Wretch Issues Album Update

Wretch has checked in with the following announcement about wrapping up work on a forthcoming album:

"We've completed recording the new album. Mixing begins this week! So here's a glimpse of the new material - it's unmixed and un-mastered, but we think that it sounds as good as any of our previous releases already!" More...

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Diamonds Are Forever Releases Music Video

Diamonds Are Forever has a new music video out now for the track "My Fragile Heart Will Feed The Darkness," which was directed and produced by Dorin Marcu.

You can see the new clip below, or stream the band's entire previous EP release "Momaentum" over at this location.

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