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Metal News for April 29, 2014

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Pit Stories: Don't Piss Off The Vocalist

With digital music readily available through services like Bandcamp and iTunes, heavy metal is now readily available everywhere from your phone to your computer, but that hasn't stopped the live show from being the heart of the scene. That's why every week we check in with musicians from across the globe to get their favorite stories from live performances.

As any regular show-goer knows, you shouldn't piss off the band unless you've got the balls to throw down or the numbers to back you up and out-shout the vocalist. From Dave Mustaine's infamous rants, Josh Homme from Queens of the Stone Age chucking things at audience members, and Bruce Dickinson's viral anti-pot tirade, many fans have made the mistake of ticking off a front man during a set.

Today Johnny Gorilla from The Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell shares this tale of his own back and forth with a crowd heckler:

We played in Scotland with Orange Goblin to a sold out King Tut's and this Russian guy calls me a cunt! He didn't remember meeting me the night before in a bar coz he was so pissed drunk. I stopped the gig and got the whole crowd to call him a cunt, by name. He looked like he was gonna cry.

Also a guy called "Scabby Dave" used to sit in front of us picking the scabs and eating them while we played! TASTY!!!

Admiral Sir Cloudsely Shovell's new album "Check 'em Before You Wreck 'em" was released earlier this month, and a music video off the album can be seen below.

Also be sure to check in next week for more Pit Stories, and let us know your favorite tale of a heckler getting called out during a set! More...

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Night Demon Signs To SPV/Steamhammer

SPV/Steamhammer is proud to announce the signing of California based Night Demon. Bass player and vocalist Jarvis Leatherby says:

“It is such an honor to be joining the SPV/Steamhammer family. With 30 years of greatness already behind them, we only hope to add to the existing legacy of true hard rock and heavy metal the label has been known for since it's inception. Becoming label mates with some of our heroes is quite the dream come true.”

Olly Hahn (A&R Steamhammer) adds: "Night Demon is Heavy Metal at it`s best. They are young, hungry and they don`t take no for an answer. Their music is a well needed fresh blood in todays metal genre. Welcome them with open arms - the same as we did!"

Night Demon is a young trio from California consisting of Jarvis Leatherby (bass, vocals), Brent Woodward (guitars), and Dustin Kithcart (drums). The full debut album "Run For Your Life" will be released in autumn 2014. You can also catch the band live: More...

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Insomnium Streaming Entire New Album

Insomnium's new album "Shadows Of The Dying Sun" sees official release today (check out our review here) and today you can hear the full album for yourself!

Listen to all ten songs off the new opus below, courtesy of MetalSucks.net. The full track listing is as follows:

1. The Primeval Dark
2. While We Sleep (check out the video here)
3. Revelation (see the lyric video here)
4. Black Heart Rebellion
5. Lose To Night
6. Collapsing Words
7. The River
8. Ephemeral
9. The Promethean Song
10. Shadows Of The Dying Sun More...

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The Chant Streams New Song

After having released the Lifeforce Records debut "A Healing Place" in 2012, Finnish atmospheric outfit The Chant now returns with "New Haven."

Get a first impression of the new tunes with the track "Falling Kind," which can be heard below. "New Haven" is set to be released on June 6th in Europe and June 10th in North America.

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Salem's Pot Streaming Full Album

The new Salem's Pot album "...Lurar ut dig pa prarien" sees official release today via Easy Rider Records, and in celebration of the album drop you can now stream all the tracks below, courtesy of Terrorizer.com.

The previously posted official music video for "Nothing Hill" can also be seen over at this location.

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The Outside Releases New Lyric Video

The Outside has released a new lyric video for "When Leaders Fall," which is taken from the band's upcoming second album "Dawn of the Deaf." The Berlin-based band's lyric video is also revealing parts of the new cover art, which was done by Claudio Bergamin.

Next week the Chilean brutal thrashers in Criminal are starting their headliner tour through Germany, Austria, and the Czech Republic, which will see support from The Outside.

The Outside will film the tour's concluding show in Berlin on May 17th, and you can catch the band live on these dates:

08 May 2014 - GER, Osterholz-Scharmbeck @ KUZ Kleinbahnhof
09 May 2014 - GER, Wismar @ Fellfresse
10 May 2014 - GER, Eisenhüttenstadt @ Blaue Halle
12 May 2014 - GER, Dresden @ Chemiefabrik
13 May 2014 - CZ, Prag @ Klub Buben
14 May 2014 - AUT, Wien @ Escape
16 May 2014 - GER, Emden @ Alte Post
17 May 2014 - GER, Berlin @ Cassiopeia More...

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Wolves At The Gate Posts "VxV" Studio Blog

Today you can watch the latest video blog from Wolves At The Gate's new album "VxV," which drops June 10th. Check it out below, and the new album's track listing is as follows:

1. VxV
2. Wake Up
3. Dust To Dust (streaming here)
4. Return
5. Relief
6. The Bird And The Snake
7. Rest
8. East To West
9. Wild Heart
10. The Convicted
11. Majesty In Misery
12. The Father's Bargain More...

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Smile Empty Soul Adds New Tour Dates

California alternative rock trio, Smile Empty Soul, has announced additional tour dates for May/June following the completion of the West Coast "Civil Unrest Tour" with Wayne Static, Otep, and Dope.

After wrapping up the 11-city "Civil Unrest Tour" on May 20th, the band will headline several dates throughout the remainder of the month. The trio will then meet up with Wayne Static for additional supporting dates beginning June 1st. A full list of all confirmed tour dates can be seen below, with more to be announced in the coming weeks.

"We're excited to be touring with this great group of bands that have been doing this at a high level for so long," said Smile Empty Soul guitarist/vocalist, Sean Danielsen. "It's a real quality lineup." More...

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I Am Heresy Announces New Tour Dates

Delaware/Jersey's I Am Heresy continues to support current album, "Thy Will," which released last month on Century Media.

The band just finished an extensive European tour and will now set its sights back on the USA with a run of dates including shows with Killswitch Engage, Diecast, and a co-headlining run with So Hideous. Details are as follows:

5/16 - Winston-Salem, NC - Ziggy's
5/17 - Lemoyne, PA - The Champ
5/18 - Buffalo, NY - The Town Ballroom * with Killswitch Engage
5/22 - Long Island, NY - Vibe Lounge
5/24 - Holyoke, MA - Waterfront

w/Diecast
5/25 - Akron, OH - The Rock Factory
5/27 - Milwaukee, WI - The Metal Grill
5/28 - Appleton, WI - Luna Lounge
5/29 - Steger, IL - Another Hole In The Wall
5/30 - Rockford, IL - Whiskys Roadhouse
5/31 - Chesterfield, MI - Diesel Concert Lounge More...

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Saint Diablo Video Interview Available

Virginia's Saint Diablo talks to Ignacio Orellana of ArmyOfOneTV in a new video interview avialalbe below. In the clip, the band discusses its latest album, a new music video, current tour dates and more. Saint Diablo is:

Tito Quinones (vocals)
Justin Adams (guitar)
Brian Bush (drums)
Justin "Lefty" Randal (bass) More...

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Ulcerate Gearing Up For U.S. Tour

The members of Auckland, New Zealand's demoralizing trio Ulcerate are currently headed stateside, as their return to North America embarks this week with the Vermis North America MMXIV tour, beginning this Thursday, May 1st.

Sponsored by Metal Injection, Vermis North America MMXIV will be Ulcerate's first return to the continent since a mini-tour in 2012. Tour support will be provided by Relapse label mates Inter Arma on the majority of the dates. Details are as follows:

5/01/2014 Complex - Los Angeles, CA
5/02/2014 Elbo Room - San Francisco, CA
5/03/2014 Tonic Lounge - Portland, OR
5/04/2014 The Highline - Seattle, WA
5/06/2014 Starlight Lounge - Sacramento, CA
5/09/2014 Boot & Saddle - Philadelphia, PA w/ Inter Arma
5/10/2014 Saint Vitus Bar - Brooklyn, NY w/ Inter Arma
5/11/2014 Middle East Upstairs - Boston, MA w/ Inter Arma
5/12/2014 Les Katacombes - Montreal, QC w/ Inter Arma
5/13/2014 Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Noranda - Rouyn-Noranda, QC w/ Inter Arma
5/14/5012 Comfort Zone - Toronto, ON w/ Inter Arma
5/15/2014 Corktown Tavern - Detroit, MI w/ Inter Arma
5/16/2014 Cobra Lounge - Chicago, IL w/ Inter Arma
5/17/2014 Brass Rail - Fort Wayne, IN w/ Inter Arma
5/18/2014 Carabar - Columbus, OH w/ Inter Arma
5/19/2014 The Shop - Pittsburgh, PA w/ Inter Arma
5/20/2014 Strange Matter - Richmond, VA w/ Inter Arma
5/21/2014 Empire - Springfield, VA w/ Inter Arma
5/25/2014 Maryland Deathfest - Baltimore, MD More...

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Martyr's Tongue Streaming "Deconstructive Process"

"Deconstructive Process," a pummeling new track from Puerto Rico-based Martyr's Tongue, is now available below via Cvlt Nation.

With several demos, splits, and EPs released since 2010, the self-proclaimed "five audio terrorists preaching world genocide through sonic warfare" have created their most brutal material yet on the impending split 7" with Pennsylvania-based Benchpress.

The Martyr's Tongue pair of contributions to the 7" -- "Deconstructive Process" and "Unholy Communion" -- were mixed and mastered by Axel in San Juan, mercilessly overthrowing the B-side of this split platter.

Pennsylvania-based Get This Right Records will release the split EP on vinyl and digitally on May 6th. The track listing is:

1. Penance - BENCHPRESS
2. Pissed Away - BENCHPRESS
3. Deconstructive Process - MARTYR'S TONGUE
4. Unholy Communion - MARTYR'S TONGUE More...

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Lacuna Coil Posts New Music Video

Italy's Lacuna Coil has just launched a video for the song "I Forgive (But I Won't Forget Your Name)," which was created by Sitcom Soldiers.

Watch a wicked game below, courtesy of Metal Hammer U.K.

"I Forgive (But I Won't Forget Your Name)" is taken from new album "Broken Crown Halo" (reviewed here), and the track listing is as follows:

1. Nothing Stands In Our Way
2. Zombies
3. Hostage To The Light
4. Victims
5. Die & Rise
6. I Forgive (But I Won't Forget Your Name)
7. Cybersleep
8. Infection
9. I Burn In You
10. In The End I Feel Alive
11. On Cold Day More...

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Atomic Aggressor Reveals Album Details

Today, Chilean death metal outfit Atomic Aggressor reveals that the band has finished recording the comeback album, "Sights of Suffering." This will be the band's first album for Hells Headbangers.

"The album is on its way," the band reports. "We have finished the recording sessions, and now starts the mixing stage. Pablo 'Wawa' Gudiño is the engineer working with us and is doing a great job. Everything sounds great so far."

A fall release is tentatively planned and the track listing is as follows:

1. Circle Of Evocation (Intro)
2. Faceless Torment
3. Spawn Of Doom
4. Greed Supremacy
5. Curse Of Creation
6. Unbodied Rites
7. Sights Of Suffering
8. The Ancient Burial
9. Lords Of The Abyss
10. I Beheld
11. Twilight Spectres (bonus track - vinyl only) More...

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Forgotten Tomb Releases Free Live Album

In order to reward the fans for their magnificent support, Italy's Forgotten Tomb today releases a free live album recorded during the Kings Of Black Metal Festival 2012 in Germany.

The audio has been professionally mixed and comes from Forgotten Tomb's brand new DVD, "Darkness in Stereo: Eine Symphonie Des Todes - Live in Germany." While the DVD will be released on May 13th in North America via Agonia Records, the free audio album can be downloaded now at Bandcamp or streamed below. The track listing is as follows:

1. Intro (Springtime Depression)
2. Reject Existence
3. Shutter
4. Solitude Ways
5. Todestrieb
6. Spectres Over Venice
7. Disheartenment/Alone/Steal My Corpse (medley) More...

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Sikario Releases New Music Video

Chilean death metal band Sikario has released a music video for the track "Strange and Unpleasant Revelation" that comes off latest album "Noocracy." The video was directed by Carlos Toro at Abysmo Producciones and can be seen below.

"Noocracy" was released via Australis Records in Chile and contains the following 12 tracks:

1. 144,000
2. February. Wake up Mother
3. Three. Purgatory is here
4. April. Human nature
5. May. Strange and unpleasant revelation
6. Disavowal
7. Vanity-Shame
8. A Deep Fog of Uneasiness
9. The Nihilist
10. The next level
11. Cannibal
12. Noocracy More...

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Lions Of Tsavo Embarks On U.S. Mini-Tour

Following the release of the "Traverser" LP via Toxic Assets in November, Austin's caustic sludge metal trio Lions Of Tsavo now continue to tour the American landscape in support of the album.

The band is currently embarked on its latest trek with another four cities still in its path, including Birmingham, Jackson, Shreveport and Dallas next to get slammed. Details are as follows:

4/29/2014 The Forge - Birmingham, AL
4/30/2014 TBA - Jackson, MS
5/01/2014 Fatty Arbuckle's - Shreveport, LA
5/02/2014 Chichen Itza - Dallas, TX More...

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Black Stone Cherry Streaming Full Album Online

Black Stone Cherry's forthcoming album "Magic Mountain" is now available for streaming online in full.

Check it out below, or over at Yahoo Music here. "Magic Mountain" is due out May 6th, 2014 and the track listing will be as follows:

1. Holding On...To Letting Go
2. Peace Pipe
3. Bad Luck & Hard Love
4. Me and Mary Jane
5. Runaway
6. Magic Mountain
7. Never Surrender
8. Blow My Mind
9. Sometimes
10. Fiesta Del Fuego
11. Dance Girl
12. Hollywood In Kentucky
13. Remember Me More...

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Blood Ceremony To Release New Single

Following the success of last year's third album, "The Eldritch Dark" (reviewed here), Blood Ceremony is back with a brand new single.

Released and recorded to coincide with a forthcoming headline European tour in May, "Let it Come Down" further displays the uniqueness of this Toronto based band. Besides the title track, the single will also feature a cover of "Loving You," originally recorded by early 70's obscure Scottish proto-metal band Iron Claw.

This limited edition vinyl comes in several different colors with a lyric insert. The single will be released June 24th in North America on Rise Above Records. More...

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Artillery Announces Tour With Onslaught

The Danish masters of the riff in Artillery have announced a summer tour in support of U.K. thrash act Onslaught. Artillery comments:

"Artillery is very anxious to hit the road with Onslaught and Hatriot, to support the overwhelming reception of Legions. We can't wait to play some of the new songs together with some of the old classics. Looking forward to meet the best and most dedicated melodic thrashers out there!"

Artillery's latest album, "Legions," was released on November 26th, 2013 via Metal Blade Records. Catch the band live: More...

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Cemetery Lust Reveals Album Details

Hells Headbangers has set June 24th as the release date for Cemetery Lust's label debut, "Orgies of Abomination." The label comments:

"Following on from their cult debut Screams of the Violated, to be reissued later this year by Hells Headbangers, 'Orgies of Abomination' sees these Portland sleaze-bangers perfecting their vile, violent craft. Fittingly titled, Orgies of Abomination is a veritable smorgasbord of lyrical depravity, ably backed up by filthy, feral thrash metal that equally nods to '80s German proto-black, San Francisco speed metal, and even South American proto-death, all done with devilish glee. These songs stick in your head, and then Cemetery Lust explodes right out of it, cremating all party-thrash pretenders. Right from the beginning until the bloody end, Cemetery Lust demand you partake in Orgies of Abomination!"

The track listing is as follows:

1. Inhumane Indulgence (Intro)
2. Mass Grave Orgy
3. Bloody Whore Bath
4. Ride The Beast
5. Malice In The Morgue
6. Cyborg Sex Machine
7. Tenement
8. Devils Grave Disturbance
9. Intent To Molest
10. Cum On The Cross
11. S.T.D. (Sexually Transmitted Death)
12. Malefic Masturbation More...

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Exorcism Posts "Stay In Hell" Track

"Stay In Hell," a brand new song from Exorcism is now available for streaming below. The track comes off the band’s new album, "I Am God," which was released on April 25th via GoldenCore Records/ZYX Music. The track listing is as follows:

01. End Of Days
02. I Am God
03. Voodoo Jesus (streaming here)
04. Last Rock’N Roll
05. Master Of Evil
06. Exorcism
07. Higher
08. Stay In Hell
09. Fade The Day
10. Zero G (listen here) More...

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Of Spire & Throne Streaming New EP

Scottish doom act Of Spire & Throne's new EP "Toll of the Wound," which will be released on May 13th, 2014 by Broken Limbs, is now streaming in full online. Hear all three tracks off the release in the SoundCloud player below, courtesy of Terrorizer magazine's website.

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Harakiri For The Sky Streaming Full Album

Austrian black metal/post-rock outfit Harakiri For The Sky is today streaming the entirety of the brand-new "Aokigahara" album, recently released by Art of Propaganda.

Give it a listen at this location. The following press release was also issued about the band:

"Hailing from Vienna, Harakiri For The Sky was formed by M.S. In December 2011 with the idea to perform black metal that’s rough and melodic at the same time. M.S. wrote and recorded a couple of songs and asked his friend J.J. for lyrical input. That’s when J.J. joined the project as vocalist and Harakiri For The Sky was born.

"During the spring of 2012, the band recorded their self-titled debut album, which was released via Art Of Propaganda in October 2012. At the end of 2012 and into the following year, the band already played a handful of shows with bands like Fäulnis, Heretoir, and Whiskey Ritual which led them to Austria, Germany, and Italy. During the autumn and winter of 2013, Harakiri For The Sky recorded their second album, Aokigahara.

"As a tasty tidbit, Aokigahara contains guest vocals from other noteworthy black metal musicians, such Torsten (Agrypnie), Eklatanz (Heretoir), Seuche (Fäulnis), and Cristiano (Whiskey Ritual)."

The track listing is as follows:

1. My Bones To The Sea
2. Jhator*
3. Homecoming Denied
4. 69 Dead Birds For Utoya**
5. Parting
6. Burning From Both Ends***
7. Panoptycon****
8. Nailgarden
9. Gallows (Give' Em Rope)
10. Mad World (bonus track for vinyl version)*****

* Guest vocals by Seuche (Fäulnis)
** Guest vocals by Cristiano (Whiskey Ritual)
*** Guest vocals by Torsten (Agrypnie)
**** Guest Vocals by Eklatanz (Heretoir)
***** Cover song of Tears Of Fears

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Prong Posts "Turnover" Lyric Video

Prong released a new lyric video for the track "Turnover." The song was taken from the upcoming new release "Ruining Lives," which will be released via SPV/Steamhammer in Scandinavia on April 23rd, in Germany on April 25th, in Europe on April 28th and in the US/Canada on May 13th.

The track listing for "Ruining Lives" is as follows:

1. Turnover
2. The Barriers
3. Windows Shut
4. Remove, Separate Self
5. Ruining Lives
6. Absence Of Light
7. The Book Of Change
8. Self Will Run Riot
9. Come To Realize
10. Chamber Of Thought
11. Limitations And Validations
12. Retreat (Bonus Track) More...

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Saint Vitus Reveals 35th Anniversary Tour Details

Saint Vitus will embark on an extensive European tour in celebration of the band's 35th anniversary this autumn (following U.S. shows in May, with details available here).

To honor this occasion, the godfathers of American doom will perform all songs from the "Born Too Late" album, which was originally released in 1986. Saint Vitus will be joined by British outfit Orange Goblin. Dates are as follows:

09 Oct 14 Colmar (FR) Le Grillen
10 Oct 14 Limoges (FR) CCM John Lennon
11 Oct 14 Barcelona (ES) Day of Doom
12 Oct 14 Madrid (ES) Shoko
13 Oct 14 Lisboa (PT) Rca Club
15 Oct 14 Bilbao (ES) Kafe Antzokia
16 Oct 14 Bordeaux (FR) Le Krakatoa
17 Oct 14 Genève (CH) L'usine
18 Oct 14 Mezzago (IT) Bloom Club
19 Oct 14 Roma (IT) Init Club
20 Oct 14 Bologna (IT) Locomotiv Club
21 Oct 14 Winterthur (CH) Salzhaus
22 Oct 14 München (DE) Backstage Halle
23 Oct 14 Saarbrücken (DE) Garage
24 Oct 14 Paris (FR) La Fleche d'Or
25 Oct 14 Tourcoing (FR) Le Grand Mix
26 Oct 14 Vosselaar (BE) Biebob
28 Oct 14 Bristol (UK) The Fleece
29 Oct 14 London (UK) Heaven
30 Oct 14 Dublin (IE) Button Factory
31 Oct 14 Belfast (UK) Limelight 2
01 Nov 14 Leeds (UK) Damnation Festival
02 Nov 14 Holland (NL) Rotterdam (Dutch Doom Days)
03 Nov 14 Köln (DE) Luxor
04 Nov 14 Dresden (DE) Beatpol
05 Nov 14 Kraków (PL) Fabryka
06 Nov 14 Berlin (DE) SO36
07 Nov 14 Malmö (SE) Babel
08 Nov 14 Stockholm (SE) Debaser Strand
09 Nov 14 Oslo (NO) Parkteatret
11 Nov 14 Göteborg (SE) Sticky Fingers
12 Nov 14 Hamburg (DE) Knust / Grünspan
13 Nov 14 Osnabrück (DE) Rosenhof
14 Nov 14 Jena (DE) F-Haus
15 Nov 14 Würzburg (DE) Hammer of Doom

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Shermann Tank Posts Preview Clip Of New Video

Shermann Tank, the new band featuring legendary Mercyful Fate guitarist Hank Shermann, has posted a preview clip for the new music video "The Bloodbath Begins." Shermann Tank is fronted by Demonica vocalist Marc Grabowski.

Check out the clip here:

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Mayhem Posts New Song Online

Norwegian black metal outfit Mayhem is now unleashing another new track taken from the forthcoming full-length "Esoteric Warfare," which can be pre-ordered here.

The song entitled "Trinity" is now streaming below courtesy of Season Of Mist. "Esoteric Warfare" is due out on May 27th in North America (May 23rd worldwide) and the track listing is as follows:

1. Watchers
2. PsyWar (available for streaming here)
3. Trinity
4. Pandaemon
5. MILAB
6. VI.Sec (streaming here)
7. Throne Of Time
8. Corpse Of Care
9. Posthuman
10. Aion Suntelia More...

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Elvenking Releases New Music Video

Elvenking has today released a new music video for "Elvenlegions," which was directed by Simone Vrech and is available below.

"Elvenlegions" is cut off the upcoming album "The Pagan Manifesto," due for release on May 9th, 2014 and bearing the following track listing:

1. The Manifesto
2. King of the Elves
3. Elvenlegions
4. The Druid Ritual of Oak
5. Moonbeam Stone Circle
6. The Solitaire
7. Towards the Shores
8. Pagan Revolution
9. Grandier's Funeral Pyre
10. Twilight of Magic
11. Black Roses for the Wicked One
12. Witches Gather

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Mastodon Reveals New Album Details

After streaming the new single "High Road" online (still available here), Mastodon has now revealed the band's upcoming full-length album "Once More 'Round The Sun" is due for release on June 24th.

Pre-orders are now available at this location, and the track listing will be as follows:

1. Tread Lightly
2. The Motherload
3. High Road
4. Once More 'Round the Sun
5. Chimes At Midnight
6. Asleep In the Deep
7. Feast Your Eyes
8. Aunt Lisa
9. Ember City
10. Halloween
11 Diamond In the Witch House

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Queensryche Name Dispute Settled Outside Of Court

According to the Seattle Times, and confirmed and shared via the band, the long standing battle over the name Queensryche was settled out of Court. The band consisting of Scott Rockenfield, Michael Wilton and Eddie Jackson along with Parker Lundgren and vocalist Todd La Torre will be the sole band with the right to operate and tour as Queensryche. Former vocalist Geoff Tate will pursue other endeavors, but retain the rights to "perform the concept albums 'Operation: Mindcrime' and 'Operation: Mindcrime II' in unique performances."

According to the article, a joint statement was issued, which states: "We wanted to let Queensryche fans around the world know that an amicable settlement has been reached between Eddie Jackson, Scott Rockenfield, Michael Wilton and Geoff Tate with regard to the future of the Queensryche name."

Tate will do a brief Queensryche farewell tour this summer before launching a new chapter his career.

“It’s the rebirth of Queensryche and the way it used to be,” Wilton said by phone last night. “We’re rebuilding the Queensryche name.”

Tate stated: “One thing that’s really important for people to understand is that this never went to court. They (Wilton, Jackson and Rockenfield) bought the name from me. But I retain ‘Operation Mindcrime.’ It’s sort of similar to the Pink Floyd situation where Roger Waters retained ‘The Wall.’ ‘Mindcrime’ was my thing and my story, so it’s appropriate that I keep that. So they will continue on as Queensryche, and I will continue on as me.” More...

Read the full article at this location.

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