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NIFELHEIM: Multi-Camera Footage Of Gävle Performance

Multi-camera fan-filmed video footage of NIFELHEIM's March 28 performance at Maxim in Gävle, Sweden can be seen below (courtesy of Metalist908). NIFELHEIM released its latest album, "Envoy of Lucifer", in November 2007 via Regain Records. NIFELHEIM in 2006 released a split EP with VULCANO via I Hate Records. NIFELHEIM's songs "Sepulcral Fornication" and "Raging Flames" ...

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EVILE: 'Skull' Teaser Released

An 11-minute teaser for "Skull", the fourth album from British thrashers EVILE, can be seen below. Due on May 27 in Europe on Earache Records and in North America via Century Media/Earache Records, the follow-up to 2011's "Five Serpent's Teeth" was once again recorded with producer Russ Russell (NAPALM DEATH, DIMMU BORGIR) at Parlour Studios ...

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ESSENCE: 'Fractured Dimension' Lyric Video Released

Danish thrashers ESSENCE will release their new album, "Last Night Of Solace", on March 29 via NoiseArt Records. The effort will be made available as a limited CD in a slipcase and will include a bonus track. The CD was recorded, engineered and produced by Swedish mastermind Peter Tägtgren (PAIN, HYPOCRISY, IMMORTAL, CHILDREN OF BODOM, ...

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EVILE: New Album Title, Cover Artwork Unveiled

British thrashers EVILE have set "Skull" as the title of their fourth album, due on May 27 in Europe on Earache Records and in North America via Century Media/Earache Records. The follow-up to 2011's "Five Serpent's Teeth" was once again recorded with producer Russ Russell (NAPALM DEATH, DIMMU BORGIR) at Parlour Studios in Kettering, England. ...

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HARASAI: 'The Liquid Everything' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "The Liquid Everything" from German melodic death metallers HARASAI can be seen below. The track comes off the band's second album, "Psychotic Kingdom", which will be released on April 26 via Quality Steel Records. The CD was recorded and mixed by ORDEN OGAN's Sebastian Levermann. Mastering duties were ...

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EVILE To Release Split Vinyl With ENTOMBED For 'Record Store Day'

British thrashers EVILE will celebrate this year's Record Store Day by releasing a split seven-inch picture disc vinyl with Swedish death metal legends ENTOMBED. The limited-edition release will feature ENTOMBED's classic 1990 track, "Drowned", along with EVILE's 2012 cover version, available on vinyl for the first time. The seven-inch will be available in independent record ...

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THE ROTTED: 'Rotted F**king Earth' Video Released

U.K. death metal punks THE ROTTED have released a video for their latest single, "Rotted Fucking Earth". Check it out below. In another move to keep things in the family, the whole thing was self-funded and released on THE ROTTED's own Anarchogram Industries label, with the video being directed by vocalist Ben McCrow's brother, Tom ...

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WARBRINGER To Perform Entire Debut Album At Select Shows

Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER have announced four concerts over Memorial Day weekend to commemorate the fifth anniversary of their debut album, "War Without End" — and as a special bonus for Los Angeles and San Francisco fans, the band will also perform the album in its entirety at these dates. Commented WARBRINGER frontman John Kevill: ...

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MISERY LOVES CO. Reunites For Surprise Performance At Swedish Birthday Party

Long-defunct Swedish industrial metal band MISERY LOVES CO. reunited for an impromptu performance last night (Saturday, February 23) at a surprise 50th-birthday party for Swedish music freak Björn "Firespitta" Hjalmar at Roadbjörn Freakfest in Stockholm, Sweden. For the first time since the group split up in 2000, MISERY LOVES CO. vocalist Patrik Wirén, guitarist Örjan ...

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HATEBREED: New Video Interview With JAMEY JASTA

EMP Rock Invasion recently conducted an interview with vocalist Jamey Jasta of Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED. You can now watch the chat below. HATEBREED's new album, "The Divinity Of Purpose", sold 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 20 on The Billboard 200 chart. The ...

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HATEBREED: New Video Interview With MATT BYRNE

RichardThinks.Org conducted an interview with drummer Matt Byrne of Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED on February 14 at Empire in Springfield, Virginia. You can now watch the chat below. HATEBREED's new album, "The Divinity Of Purpose", sold 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 20 on ...

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DEATHCHAIN To Release 'Ritual Death Metal' In April

Finland's DEATHCHAIN will release its new album, "Ritual Death Metal", on April 5 via Svart Records. Keeping up with the band's tradition of including the word "death" or "dead" in its titles, DEATHCHAIN's sixth full-length feels like a warning. In the wake of an already impressive "Death Gods" three years ago, this new offering to ...

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HATEBREED: More 'The Divinity Of Purpose' Chart Positions Revealed

"The Divinity Of Purpose", the new album from Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED, has registered the following chart positions around the world: Austria: #28 Australia: #144 Belgium: #75 (first week), #56 (second week) Belgium Flanders: #56 (first week), #38 (second week) Belgium Wallonia: #105 (first week), #92 (second week) Canada: #20 Germany: #25 Finland: #43 Switzerland: ...

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HATEBREED's 'The Divinity Of Purpose' Cracks U.S. Top 20

"The Divinity Of Purpose", the new album from Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED, sold 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 20 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous, self-titled CD opened with 15,000 units back in 2009 to enter the chart at No. 37. ...

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HARASAI Signs With QUALITY STEEL RECORDS

HARASAI has inked a deal with Quality Steel Records. The band's second album, "Psychotic Kingdom", will be released in April. The CD was recorded and mixed by ORDEN OGAN's Sebastian Levermann. Mastering duties were handled by Dennis Koehne (CALIBAN, TIAMAT, LACUNA COIL). The "Psychotic Kingdom" title track can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. ...

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GERM BOMB Returns With 'Sound Of Horns'

Gothenburg, Sweden-based rockers GERM BOMB return with their second album, "Sound Of Horns", out now through Heavy Steel Records (tape edition) from Portugal. The CD version of the effort will be released soon via the Chinese label Area Death Productions. According to a press release, the follow-up to "Infected From Birth" "contains eight tracks of ...

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HATEBREED: New Video Interview With FRANK NOVINEC

Jeremy Lafrentz of Backstage Entertainment conducted an interview with guitarist Frank Novinec of Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED before the band's January 28 show at Sokol Auditorium in Omaha, Nebraska. You can now watch the chat below. HATEBREED's new album, "The Divinity Of Purpose", was released on January 29 in North America via Razor & Tie ...

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Denmark's RISING To Enter Studio In The Spring

Since the release of the debut album "To Solemn Ash" (Exile On Mainstream) in October 2011, Danish metallers RISING have had an active year, playing over 50 shows, including two European tours, festival appearances at Spot (Denmark), Copenhell (Denmark) and Hultsfred (Sweden) and co-headlining the Danish MTV Headbangers Ball Tour in November. In between shows, ...

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WARBRINGER Guitarist Interviewed At NAMM (Video)

Groovey of Hollywood Music Magazine conducted an interview with guitarist John Laux of Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. WARBRINGER's third album, "Worlds ...

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DENIED To Release 'Let Them Burn' This Week

DENIED, the Swedish metal band featuring vocalist Johan Fahlberg (JADED HEART) and bassist Fredrik Isaksson (formerly of THERION and GRAVE), will release its third album, "Let Them Burn", on January 26 via Sliptrick Records. The CD was recorded with producer Fredrik Folkare (UNLEASHED) and was mastered at Dugout Productions. The artwork was created by Alexander ...

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ESSENCE: New Album Details Revealed

Danish thrashers ESSENCE will release their new album, "Last Night Of Solace", on March 29 via NoiseArt Records. The effort will be made available as a limited CD in a slipcase and will include a bonus track. The CD was recorded, engineered and produced by Swedish mastermind Peter Tägtgren (PAIN, HYPOCRISY, IMMORTAL, CHILDREN OF BODOM, ...

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HATEBREED Frontman Interviewed By Sweden's 'Access: Rock' (Video)

Anna Dave Bertram of Sweden's Access: Rock recently conducted an interview with singer Jamey Jasta of Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED in Stockholm. You can now watch the chat below. HATEBREED's "Put It To The Torch" video was directed by Justin Reich (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY). The song comes off the band's latest CD, "The Divinity Of ...

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SONS OF AEON: Entire Debut Album Available For Streaming

SONS OF AEON, the new Jyväskylä, Finland-based metal band featuring members of GHOST BRIGADE, SWALLOW THE SUN, CODE FOR SILENCE and ENDSTAND, will release its self-titled debut album via Lifeforce Records on the following dates: January 18, 201: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland + Digital worldwide January 21, 2013: Rest of Europe January 22, 2013: North ...

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