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Metal News for August 6, 2013

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35 news articles posted on this day.

Krampus Posts Studio Footage

Folk metal band Krampus has posted a studio video online detailing the band's time recording new material in Switzerland. Check it out below, and Krampus also comments:

"Here is the very first video of our studio diary! It covers the first two days of recordings.
Here you will see drums, awesome beards, seven strings guitars, air guitars, a blonde guy hot as hell and of course a bunch of guys making awesome things! Stay tuned for the next episodes!"

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Darkall Slaves Signs With Permeated

Permeated Records has issued the following announcement about inking a deal with Darkall Slaves:

"We are extremely happy to communicate our latest signing: Darkall Slaves from France joined the Permeated Records army and are ready to make your ears bleed with 8 brand new tracks which will be released in the beginning of the next year.

"Stay tuned for a sick album in the style of Abysmal Torment, Beheaded, Suffocation and Origin! Check out the track 'Mindless Damnation' below from the EP 'Abysses Of Seclusion' released on Kaotoxin Records."

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Enemy Of The Sun Posts New Track

German act Enemy of the Sun has posted a new track online for streaming. Check out "Eyes of War" in the player below or over at the band's Reverbnation page. For more info on the outfit, head over to the Enemy of the Sun Facebook profile here.

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Tim Lambesis Gets House Arrest Exemption

Tim Lambesis of As I Lay Dying and Austrian Death Machine had his bail lowered back in May, and has been out on house arrest while awaiting trial for allegedly hiring an undercover agent to murder his estranged wife.

The San Diego Reader has now reported Lambesis will be allowed an exception for his house arrest to seek physical therapy for a neck injury. Excerpts from the story follow:

"Defendant Timothy Lambesis is currently on house arrest and due to the restrictions of his release cannot leave the house to seek medical attention for the neck injury from which he is currently suffering.” This statement was made by the defendant’s private attorney, Thomas Warwick Jr., who filed papers asking a court to allow Lambesis exceptions to his house arrest.

Superior Court Judge Kimberlee Lagotta signed an order allowing “defendant to go to his physical therapy appointments” the same day the motion was filed, August 2, 2013.

The lead singer for the heavy metal band As I Lay Dying particularly requested, and was granted, permission to go to a therapist named Lanele Stafford at Coast Kinesiology in Del Mar. There was one other location named as a destination for therapy, an orthopedic group in La Jolla, which was also allowed by the court.

Tim Lambesis will return to court on September 16th for his next hearing. The date of the actual trial has not been set at this time.

Read the full article at San Diego Reader.

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Klone Performance Footage Posted Online

L'Enôrme TV has posted footage online of French act Klone performing the track "Give Up The Rest." Check out the performance in the YouTube clip below.

"Give Up The Rest" comes off the band's 2010 album "Black Days." For more info on Klone, head over to Facebook here.

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Blockheads Posts "Follow The Bombs" Video

French grindcore activists Blockheads have premiered their new video "Follow the Bombs," off "This World Is Dead" via Cvlt Nation. Check out the clip below.

"This World Is Dead" saw its release on CD/LP/digital formats this past January and features 25 songs clocking in at over 40 minutes of brutally efficient, grade-A, frenzied grind. You can also catch the band live:

Aug 30 Glauchau, GER The System will be killed by the Kids Festival
Aug 31 Prague, CZ Modra Vopice, Fekal Party Festival w/ General surgery, Inhumate
Oct 04 Wurzburg, GER Hell Inside Festival
Oct 11 Eindhoven NL Bloodshed Festival
Oct 12 Paris, FR Nouveau Casino More...

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Dead In The Dirt Streaming Full New Album

"The Blind Hole," the debut full-length studio effort from Atlanta’s straightedge/vegan grindcore activists Dead In The Dirt, is now streaming in its entirety courtesy of Invisible Oranges/BrooklynVegan, as the record sees official release this week via Southern Lord. Find yourself sucked mercilessly into "The Blind Hole" through the player below.

"The Blind Hole" kills off twenty-two tracks in less than twenty-four minutes, recorded at Bricktop Recording Studio with Andy Nelson (Weekend Nachos) in Chicago this April, and mastered by Brad Boatright (Nails, All Pigs Must Die, Baptists, Sleep).

Dead in the Dirt is currently touring in support of the album on the way to take part in the fourth annual The Power Of The Riff in L.A. this weekend. Date are available after the jump. More...

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Means End Signs With Rogue Records

Rogue Records America is proud to announce yet another addition to the label's family. Means End has signed a deal with Rogue for publishing and distribution of the band's next epic release and the re-release of "The Didact."

"The Didact" will be reissued on September 17th both in a digital and physical CD formats. The official video for "Nox Aurumque" off "The Didact" can be seen below.

The band is now in the studio writing material for the next album which will drop sometime in Fall 2014.

“The new release will be clocking in at a scale crushing 150 minutes of music. It will be more intelligent, powerful, complex, and epic than the last record,” states Robert Luciani, singer and co-founder of Means End. More...

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Pyrexia Reveals "Feast In Iniquity" Details

Pyrexia has announced an official worldwide street date for "Feast of Iniquity" this coming October 29th via Unique Leader Records. The label comments:

"New York death metal guerillas Pyrexia are back with their most skull crushing attack since 'Sermon of Mockery.'

"Entitled 'Feast of Iniquity,' their new album features 10 new tracks of fire breathing, trend killing, pure and mighty - Pyrexia death metal. This album is stacked with 2 drummers, Dave Culross and Doug Bohn, both assaulting the drums with ferocity and thunder along with biting guitar riffs and slams that can only be described as original and contagious.

"A threatening audio theater of agony and emotion, 'Feast of Iniquity' brings Pyrexia to their truest form, and once again shows why they are a tall pillar in todays’ death metal arena." More...

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Julius Seizure Posts New Music Video

New Jersey based act Julius Seizure has released a music video for new single "Second Coming," which comes off the band's sophomore EP "Trials."

Vocalist Charlie Corletta comments: "My vision for 'Second Coming' was to have the video coincide with the lyrics. I see a lot of injustice in the world. Modern warfare, political and corporate corruption, greed, violence and poverty. These are issues I can not ignore. There is no second coming. We must look to ourselves in order to fix ourselves, not religious or political figures. I wanted people to see the world we live in through my eyes."

The video was directed by Jonathan Robertson of P1 Digital Media and can be found below. Julius Seizure's new EP "Trials" is due out August 20th with an official record release show at Dingbatz in Clifton, NJ on August 24th. More...

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Eminence Posts "No Code" Lyric Clip

Eminence has released a lyric video for "No Code," which comes off the band's new album "The Stalker," to be released on August 13th. Check it out below. "The Stalker" marks Emincence's first album since 2008’s "The God Of All Mistakes."

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Flying Colors Announces Live Release

Mascot Label Group is proud to announce the release of "Flying Colors - Live In Europe" via the Music Theories Recordings Label on Blu-ray, DVD, 2CD, Limited Edition 3LP Vinyl, and digital download (iTunes, Mastered for iTunes, Amazon MP3).

The release date is set for October 14th, 2013 (Europe) and October 15th, 2013 (USA/Rest of world). Flying Colors features Mike Portnoy (drums, vocals), Dave LaRue (bass), Neal Morse (keyboards, vocals), Casey McPherson (vocals, guitars), and Steve Morse (guitars).

The concert release captures the band live in Tilburg, Netherlands at 013 on September 20th, 2012. Directed and edited by Bernhard Baran (Guns 'n' Roses, The Cure, Porcupine Tree) with Bill Evans as executive producer, the concert presents the entire studio album, alongside popular favorites performed by the band.

You can pre-order the new live album on DVD, Blu-ray, 2 CD, 3 LP (limited edition on clear vinyl), or as a bundle with an exclusive t-shirt that's not available anywhere More...

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Until Dawn Streaming Full New Album

Until Dawn's new album "Horizon" is out today, Tuesday, August 6th. The album is now available for streaming in the Bandcamp player below.

Vocalist Adam Macleod comments: "After a two year long road, we are extremely excited to release Horizon and finally share our work with everyone.

"We hold this record really close to us as the content comes from a deeply personal place. Running through concepts from loosing family members to finding triumph in desperation, we believe Horizon best defines us as a unit and are proud to be able to share it with the metal world.

"A huge thanks to everyone involved in the creation of this record and we can't wait to see you on the road."

The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Roamers And Lurkers
2. Strings Of The Dammed
3. The Red Sun Rises This Day
4. Third Knee
5. This Fallen Fortress
6. A Conjurer Of Cheap Tricks
7. DNR
8. Time Tested Fortune
9. The Trial
10. Polar Parallels
11. Horizon
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12. WM3
13. Richard More...

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Shitfucker Reveals The "Sex Dungeon"

Today Shitfucker premieres the new track "Sex Dungeon," which can be heard below courtesy of Noise.Vice.com.

The track hails from Shitfucker's forthcoming debut album, "Suck Cocks in Hell," set for international release on October 31st through Hells Headbangers on both CD and LP formats. The following press release was also issued about the band:

"One of the metal underground's best-kept secrets, Detroit scum-crew Shitfucker have finally delivered a full-length of filth after a prolific slew/spew of EPs and demos, under the fuck-off-tourists title of Suck Cocks in Hell.

"A power-trio in the grand tradition of early Sodom, Venom, and Motorhead, the three nuclear zombies of Shitfucker gnarl together ancient blackthrash and toxic hardcore-punk into a blown-out brew bubbling over with disease, degradation, and devil worship. Bow before apocalyptic witching metal of the highest order/odor: this is Shitfucker's Suck Cocks in Hell!

"The cover and track listing is to be revealed shortly, but in the meantime, check out more of Shitfucker's unique brand of decibel damage here." More...

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Unsafe Posts "Evilution" Video

French act Unsafe has released a music video for "Evilution," which is the title track from the album of the same name released earlier this year. Check out the "Evilution" video below. The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Integrity
2. A Slaughter Game
3. Hand in Hand
4. Side Effects
5. Evilution
6. Next Step
7. Dreadful Existence
8. Out of Place
9. Lost Soul
10. The End of Time
11. Strange Obsession
12. Twist of Fate

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Noisem Releases "Severed" Video

Baltimore’s thrash assassins Noisem just released a high-action video for "Severed," the track hailing from the band’s debut LP, "Agony Defined," released in June via A389 Recordings.

The clip was captured by multiple cameras during the band’s searing set at this year’s Maryland Deathfest, produced by Pendragwn Productions, edited by Madison Hartke-Weber, and showcases the undeniably lethal capabilities of this young crew of thrashaholics.

"Severed" can be viewed below, courtesy of Toxicbreed’s Funhouse, who in their review of "Agony Defined" declared the album "filled to the brim with mind shredding guitar solos and excellent thrash sections that channel the golden era material of thrash legends like Anthrax, Slayer and Testament combined with the straight forward death metal assault that recalls Cannibal Corpse's blunt death metal attack on steroids."

You can also catch the band live:

8/16/2013 The Ottobar - Baltimore, MD @ A389 Summer Extermination
8/21/2013 Casa De Swezey - Centereach, NY w/ Burning Monk, BILLxNYE, SST, Lowlife
8/24/2013 Sidebar - Baltimore, MD w/ Wehrmacht, Strong Intention, Lifetime Shitlist
9/16/2013 New Brookland Tavern - Columbia, SC w/ Full Of Hell
9/17/2013 Ziggy’s - Wilmington, NC w/ Full Of Hell
9/18/2013 Strange Matter - Richmond, VA w/ Full Of Hell
11/02/2013 DC9 - Washington, DC w/ Pelican, Coliseum More...

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IWrestledABearOnce Releases New Music Video

IWrestledABearOnce has released third full-length album, "Late For Nothing," today via Century Media. The album is currently streaming online courtesy at this location.

The band has also released an epic new msuic video for the song "Boat Paddle," which can be found below.

Known for a unique sense of humor, the band’s latest video finds IWrestledABearOnce being called on to save the Earth from an alien with a massive death ray. Armed with brutal riffs, tumultuous rhythm and ferocious vocals, the costumed heroes’ sonic assault stops the impending doom in its tracks... More...

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James LaBrie Streaming Full New Album

The brand new solo album by Dream Theater's James LaBrie, entitled "Impermanent Resonance," is in stores today in North America via InsideOutMusic.

In celebration of its release, you can stream the entire record now at Revolvermag.com for the next 24 hours (or in the player below).

Next to James Labrie and his longtime songwriting partner, keyboardist, and background vocalist Matt Guillory, the line-up on this diverse new album also features Marco Sfogli from Italy on guitar, Ray Riendeau (Halford, Machines of Loving Grace) on bass, and Dream Theater audition finalist Peter Wildoer (Darkane, Majestic, Arch Enemy, etc.) from Sweden on drums, making it the same line-up for the group as on the previous, much acclaimed album, "Static Impulse." Furthermore, former Soilwork guitarist Peter Wichers was also added to the fold for songwriting and guitar recording contributions.

The album's track listing is: More...

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Legion Releases New Music Video

Legion has released a brand new music video, directed by Kevin J Custer, for the single "And Then, The Devil Said." Check it out here or in the player below.

The brand new LP "Woke" is out now and features the following track listing:

1. The Fear
2. And Then, The Devil Said
3. Righteous Dictation
4. He Became Death
5. Priest
6. Disclosure of Sin
7. Kneel Before Order
8. Perverse Icon
9. B.R.F.
10. The Roach More...

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Revocation Posts Metallica Cover

Today, the self-titled 4th full-length album from Boston metallers Revocation has been released via Relapse Records. This is the first release to feature new bassist Brett Bamberger.

The deluxe CD and LP contain an exclusive bonus track, a cover of the Metallica classic "Dyer's Eve."

Today RevolverMag.com is hosting an exclusive premiere of Revocation's ripping rendition of this Metallica track. Check it out below.

Revocation's new album is also streaming in full at this location. The band recently completed work on a video for "Invidious." The video was shot by David Brodsky (Municipal Waste, Whitechapel, Kylesa) at a sold out hometown show. The clip will receive its premiere in the coming weeks. More...

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Within Temptation Signs With Nuclear Blast

Arguably the pioneers of the symphonic female fronted metal scene, Dutch act Within Temptation has signed on with Nuclear Blast Records for North America. The band is currently working on the follow up to the 2011 release "The Unforgiving," which is scheduled for an late 2013 drop. A teaser for the new single can be heard over at this location.

"There are very few bands out there today who continually deliver on such a high and consistent level as Within Temptation,” states Nuclear Blast Entertainment President Monte Conner. "That is why they have such an incredibly loyal worldwide fan base. I am thrilled they chose NBE as their U.S. partner. Their fans are in for a real treat come later this year!"

Equally excited is Within Temptation’s vocalist Sharon den Adel and guitarist Robert Westerholt, who comment: "We were looking for a partnership with a passionate and artist-minded company. Monte Conner, Markus Staiger [label owner], and the people at Nuclear Blast exactly fit this profile."

More information on the new album is expected soon. More...

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Witherscape Posts "Math Of The Myth" Track

Sweden's Witherscape has released debut album "The Inheritance" (reviewed here) today on Century Media Records.

To commemorate this release, Witherscape is giving fans yet another taste of the album by premiering "Math of the Myth" online! Check out the new track "Math of the Myth" at the Century Media SoundCloud page.

Witherscape is a duo created by two longtime friends and fellow musicians, multi-instrumentalist/composer/producer Dan Swanö and multi-instrumentalist/friend Ragnar Widerberg. The new album's track listing is as follows:

1. Mother Of The Soul
2. Astrid Falls (streaming here)
3. Dead For A Day (listen here)
4. Dying For The Sun
5. To The Calling Of Blood And Dreams
6. The Math Of The Myth
7. Crawling From Validity
8. The Wedlock Observation
9. The Inheritance More...

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Diamond Plate Streaming New Song

Chicago thrashers Diamond Plate have premiered yet another track from their sophomore album "Pulse," due out August 20th in North America via Century Media Records/Earache Records and on digital formats in Europe on August 19th.

Listen to "Dance With Reality" in the player below, courtesy of SkullsnBones.com. Diamond Plate also comments: "Every song on Pulse was by jamming and playing what we feel. This song is one of the ten different vibes we were able to capture on the album."

On August 11th, Diamond Plate's Konrad Kupiec will play "Pulse" in its entirety during the band's official listening event at Exit Chicago. Hometown fans of Diamond Platewill also be the first to hear the new songs live at the band's DIY-style album release show at The Fallout on August 30th. For fans that would like to attend this special show, please visit this location. More...

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Bullet For My Valentine Coming To The U.S.

Bullet For My Valentine has announced the band will be heading to North America this September/October for a new run of tour dates. The currently announced details are as follows:

9/28 -- Los Angeles, CA -- Club Nokia
9/29 --- San Diego, CA --- Soma
10/1 -- Portland, OR -- Roseland Theatre
10/2 -- Seattle, WA -- Showbox Sodo
10/3 -- Spokane, WA -- Knitting Factory
10/5 --- Calgary, AB --- MacEwan Hall
10/7 -- Winnipeg, MB --- Burton Cummings Theatre
10/8 -- Fargo, ND -- The Venue
10/10 -- Madison, WI -- Orpheum
10/12 -- Detroit, MI -- The Fillmore
10/14 -- Cleveland, OH -- HOB
10/15 -- Columbus, OH -- LC Pavilion
10/16 --- Lancaster, PA --- Freedom Hall
10/18 --- Huntington, NY --- The Paramount
10/19 --- Wallingford, CT --- The Dome @ Oakdale
10/20 -- Poughkeepsie, NY -- Mid Hudson Civic Center
10/22 --- Sayerville, NJ --- Starland Ballroom
10/24 -- Myrtle Beach, SC -- House Of Blues
10/30 --- Norfolk, VA --- Norva Theatre
11/1 --- Hampton Beach, NH --- Hampton Beach Casino
11/2 -- Montreal, QUE -- Metropolis
11/3 -- Portland, ME -- State Theater

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Deicide Announces "No Salvation Tour" 2013

Metal icons Deicide are returning to the road this fall on their No Salvation Tour 2013 - a headlining run with fellow Century Media label mates and death metal favorites Broken Hope. Also in support will be Disgorge and Necronomicon.

The tour launches October 2nd in Atlanta, GA, and ends October 24th in Austin, TX. Highlights include a convergence with the Delaware Death Fest October 5th, as well as stops in New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Complete dates are listed below.

Deicide will be touring to promote the upcoming, yet-to-be-titled studio release, due out this fall on Century Media Records. The album will be its second for Century Media, and the follow-up to "To Hell With God" in 2011.

Decibel Magazine joined Deicide and producer Jason Suecof in the studio earlier this year, reporting: "Expect a super-brutal blast to the cranium. Longtime fans will pick up on nuances inspired from the almighty Legion effort." With drummer Steve Asheim adding that "we're going to get down and dirty this time around, so expect the lyrics to be brutal."

Broken Hope releases "Omen Of Disease" October 1st, and the album will be its first studio record in nearly 15 years. Disgorge will release a fifth studio album in late 2013 on Unique Leader Records, while Necronomicon is touring in support of "Rise Of The Elder Ones" (reviewed here), released June 10th via Season Of Mist. More...

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Symbolica Posts Teaser For New Music Video

Brazilian metal act Symbolica, featuring Code of Silence/Human Fortress vocalist Gus Monsanto, posted a teaser for the band's upcoming new music video for the song "Awake the Wrath of Angels." The song appears on the 2012 debut "Procession."

The release date for the video has not been announced. It was directed by Jeff Dutra and Hortencia Medeiros and produced by Soul Produtora. The screenplay was written by guitarist/songwriter Zeka Junior. Check out the preview clip here:

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Terror Announces Fall Tour Dates

Terror will be hitting the road with Fucked Up, Power Trip, and Code Orange Kids this fall. Starting October 4th in Mesa, AZ, watch Terror deliver hit after hit, including songs from latest album, "Live By The Code." The band's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

w/ All Stars Tour
8/06 – Albuquerque, NM @ Gasworks
8/08 – Dallas, TX @ The Door
8/09 – San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live
8/10 – Houston, TX @ House Of Blues
8/12 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
8/13 – Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
8/14 – Silver Spring, MD @ The Filmore
8/15 – New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
8/16 – Reading, PA @ Reverb
8/17 – Hartford, CT @ Webster Theatre More...

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Blynd Added To Nile European Tour

Cyprus metal act Blynd announced that the band will be joining Nile on the upcoming "At the Gates of Sethu" European tour with Ex Deo and Svart Crown. You can also check out our review of Blynd's "Punishment Unfolds" album right here.

Confirmed dates of Blynd's performances on the tour include:

30.08.2013 (POL) Warszawa / Progresja
31.08.2013 (POL) Wroclaw / Firlej*
01.09.2013 (POL) Katowice / Mega Club*
02.09.2013 (A ) Vienna / Escape Metalcorner
03.09.2013 (HUN) Budapest / Club 202
04.09.2013 (CZ) Prague / Nova Chmelnice
05.09.2013 (GER) Munich / Backstage
06.09.2013 (ITA) Bologna / Zona Roveri
07.09.2013 (CH) Spreitenbach / OPEN CIRCLE FESTIVAL
08.09.2013 (GER) Darmstadt / Steinbruchtheater
10.09.2013 (UK) London / The Garage
11.09.2013 (UK) Manchester / Sound Control
12.09.2013 (UK) Glasgow / Audio Glasgow
13.09.2013 (IRE) Dublin / Button Factory
14.09.2013 (UK) Dudley / Rock Zombie
15.09.2013 (UK) Brighton / The Haunt

* special guest VADER!

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Dream Theater Posts Lyric Video For "Enemy Inside"

A day after the premiere hit the internet, Dream Theater followed up with a lyric video for the new track "The Enemy Inside."

The song appears on the upcoming new album, simply entitled "Dream Theater," which is set to hit the street on September 24th via Roadrunner Records.

Check out the lyric video here:

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Emperor Reveals Reunion Details

Norwegian black metal veterans Emperor, who recently announced that they will be regrouping for a headline performance at next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, have revealed the details and plans for their 2014 reformation.

The lineup will consist of Ihsahn and Samoth, along with Faust on drums, and they will be performing the album "In The Nightside Eclipse" in its entirety. The band also confirmed that it will not be working on a new album and that fans should not be expecting a major world tour, stating:

"There will be no new studio album or a worldwide tour, only a few exclusive festival appearances next year, to mark the celebration of this landmark album."

Wacken Open Air is so far the only festival that the band has been confirmed for, but more are expected to be revealed shortly.

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Jonas Kjellgren Splits With Scar Symmetry

Scar Symmetry reported that guitarist/keyboardist Jonas Kjellgren has split with the band due to conflicts with studio work and his work with other bands. The band will not replace the outgoing guitarist, but continue as a five piece.

Kjellgren appeared on all five of the band's studio albums, the latest of which is the 2011 Nuclear Blast release "The Unseen Empire." He also is the vocalist for Dellamorte and guitarist/vocalist for World Below.

The post on the band's Facebook Page reads: "It is with heavy hearts that we finally make it official: Jonas has decided to leave Scar Symmetry. Due to scheduling conflicts with his studio work and his other bands - Raubtier and Bourbon Boys - Jonas hasn't been able to perform live with Scar Symmetry for the past one and a half years, and from what he has told us, he will not be able to in the foreseeable future either.

"Back in 2004, Henrik and I got to know Jonas when recording with our previous band in his studio. We quickly became friends, and it was inevitable that soon enough, we would start talking about forming a new band together. It has been an amazing journey since, making the music of our dreams come to life on five albums, being picked up by the legendary Nuclear Blast Records and touring all over Europe and North America.

"We won't bring in an offical replacement, instead we'll continue as a 5-piece, sometimes bringing in a session guitar player for live shows - just as we effectively have been doing it since Jonas quit touring with us.

"This Friday, we'll perform at UK's Bloodstock festival which marks the end of the touring cycle for 'The Unseen Empire'. Next up is finalizing the songwriting for our next recording project, which will be our most ambititous yet!

"Thank you Jonas for the good times, the friendship and the amazing music, you will be missed!" More...

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Stryper Details New Studio Album

Christian hard rock act Stryper announced that the new studio release "No More Hell To Pay" will be released on November 5th in North America via Frontiers Records. It will be available in both standard CD and deluxe digipak formats (featuring exclusive video content). The album was produced by frontman/guitarist Michael Sweet and the album features the strongest and heaviest material offered by the band.

Sweet also commented, "'No More Hell to Pay' marks our 30 year anniversary and what a journey it has been! It's our eleventh studio release since our first album in 1984 ('The Yellow & Black Attack') and it's quite possibly our best record to date. Why? It's everything you might expect from a Stryper record - high octane vocals, layered vocal harmonies, guitar solos galore, driving drums and bass and an energy that hasn't been achieved since our glory days. The message is equally as powerful as it offers hope and inspiration to anyone listening. If you're a Stryper fan, it'll make you proud to be one. If you're not, listen with caution as you may actually become one. We've been waving the striped flag for 30 years and we're proud to say that it's an honor to still be making music with you and for you. The best is yet to come and it's coming November 5th!"

The track listing for the new release is:

1. Revelation
2. No More Hell To Pay
3. Saved By Love
4. Jesus Is Alright
5. The One
6. Legacy
7. Marching Into Battle
8. Te Amo
9. Sticks & Stones
10. Water Into Wine
11. Sympathy
12. Renewed More...

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Stormwarrior Posts Update On Band Activities

German speed metal tyrants Stormwarrior posted an update on the band's upcoming activities. In addition to writing and tracking a new record, the band is planning an extensive tour in 2014. Just this year, the band welcomed aboard new drummer Jörg Uken (Mandrake/Nightfall). The new release will be the first since "Heathen Warrior" was issued in 2011 via Massacre Records.

In the post on Facebook, the band wrote: "Be ready for some news regarding our new studio album very soon! YES, we are alive, and YES, we started writing and tracking for the new record! Besides, plans for extensive touring in 2014 are in the works as well! Be sure to check back here often! Cheers, Lars, Yenz, Joerg & Alex" More...

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Project: Roenwolfe Releases New Track

U.S. power thrash act Project: Roenwolfe is streaming the new track "Travelers of Destiny." The song appears on the new album "Neverwhere Dreamscape," which is scheduled for release on August 24, 2013 via Masters of Metal Productions.

The track list and album art for the album is:

1. 3093
2. Split the Rings of Saturn
3. Roanoke
4. Broken Drum
5. My Dark Passenger
6. Proclamations for Devastation
7. Media Affliction
8. Neverwhere Dreamscape
9. Bad Blood
10. Travelers of Destiny
11. The Trader of Pain
12. Universal Mind More...

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Born Of Osiris Releases "Divergency" Lyric Video

Chicago's Born of Osiris posted a lyric video for the new track "Divergency." The song appears on the new album "Tomorrow We Die Alive." The album drops on August 19th (EU), August 20th (North America/Japan) and August 23rd (AUS/NZ) via Sumerian Records. The band previously released the new song "Machine," which can be heard over here.

Check out "Divergency" here:

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