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GHOST's 'Meliora' Certified Platinum In Sweden

"Meliora", the latest album from Swedish occult rockers GHOST, has been certified platinum in Sweden for sales in excess of 40,000 copies. (Note: The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry [IFPI] in Sweden has revised the sales requirements for albums to reach platinum status in the country three times in the last 20 years — ...

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SABATON Announces Spring 2017 North American Headlining Tour

Swedish metal heroes SABATON will return next year for a North American "The Last Tour" headlining trek. The tour will kick off on April 20 at The Trocadero in Philadelphia, hit seven Canadian cities plus Chicago, Anaheim, Dallas, and conclude at the The Fillmore in Silver Springs, Maryland on May 22. "Finally, after four tours ...

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CIVIL WAR Feat. Ex-SABATON Members: 'Tombstone' Video Premiere

The Owe Lingvall-directed video for the song "Tombstone" from CIVIL WAR — the Swedish metal band featuring former SABATON members Rikard Sundén (guitar), Daniel Mullback (drums) and Daniel Mÿhr (keyboards) alongside singer Patrik Johansson (ASTRAL DOORS, LION'S SHARE), and guitarist Petrus Granar — can be seen below. The track is taken from CIVIL WAR's third ...

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PAIN: Official Lyric Video For 'Designed To Piss You Off' Song

The official lyric video for the song "Designed To Piss You Off" from PAIN, the Swedish metal band led by multi-instrumentalist and producer Peter Tägtgren, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Coming Home", which was released on September 9 through Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2011's "You Only ...

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FLOOR JANSEN: 'No, I Won't' Quit NIGHTWISH

NIGHTWISH's Floor Jansen and Tuomas Holopainen have shot down rumors that the singer will leave the band after welcoming her first child in early 2017 during the group's previously announced year-long break. Speaking to Mariskal Rock TV, the keyboardist and main songwriter said: "It's just a little break that we're taking for about a year ...

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FLOOR JANSEN Recalls 'Goosebump Moment' When NIGHTWISH Was Joined On Stage By RICHARD DAWKINS

HardrockHaven.net conducted an interview with NIGHTWISH singer Floor Jansen earlier in the year during the band's U.S. headlining tour. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the fan response to NIGHTWISH's latest album, 2015's "Endless Forms Most Beautiful": Floor: "The one thing that sticks ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer FLOOR JANSEN Is Four Months Pregnant

NIGHTWISH vocalist Floor Jansen has revealed that she is four months pregnant. The singer, whose partner is SABATON drummer Hannes Van Dahl, is expected to welcome her first child next year while NIGHTWISH is off the road for the band's previously announced year-long break. NIGHTWISH keyboardist and main songwriter Tuomas Holopainen told TeamRock: ...

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CIVIL WAR Feat. Ex-SABATON Members: 'The Last Full Measure' Album Due In November

CIVIL WAR — the Swedish metal band featuring former SABATON members Rikard Sundén (guitar), Daniel Mullback (drums) and Daniel Mÿhr (keyboards) alongside singer Patrik Johansson (ASTRAL DOORS, LION'S SHARE), and guitarist Petrus Granar — will release its third album, "The Last Full Measure", on November 4 via Napalm. Commented Johansson: "After 'The Killer Angels' and ...

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SABATON: Watch Official Lyric Video For 'Sparta'

The official lyric video for the song "Sparta" from Swedish metallers SABATON can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's eighth studio album, "The Last Stand" which was released on August 19 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Heroes" was once again produced by Peter Tägtgren (PAIN, LINDEMANN, HYPOCRISY) and it ...

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Video Premiere: PAIN's 'A Wannabe'

"A Wannabe", the brand new Owe Lingvall-directed video from PAIN, the Swedish metal band led by multi-instrumentalist and producer Peter Tägtgren, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Coming Home", which was released on September 9 through Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2011's "You Only Live Twice" features cover ...

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KORN Covers FAITH NO MORE, ASKING ALEXANDRIA Covers SLIPKNOT On METAL HAMMER's 'Decades Of Destruction' CD

KORN, ASKING ALEXANDRIA, Devin Townsend, SABATON and KATATONIA are among the artists featured on "Decades Of Destruction", a compilation of covers which will be included with the 30th-anniversary issue of U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine. Set to hit U.K. newsstands on September 13, "Decades Of Destruction" will feature the following songs: * KORN - "We Care ...

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PAIN: Second 'Coming Home' Track-By-Track Breakdown Video

The second track-by-track breakdown video for "Coming Home", the new album from PAIN, the Swedish metal band led by multi-instrumentalist and producer Peter Tägtgren, can be seen below. Due on September 9 through Nuclear Blast, the follow-up to 2011's "You Only Live Twice" features cover artwork by Stefan Heilemann. Since the beginning of his career ...

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PAIN: First 'Coming Home' Track-By-Track Breakdown Video

The first track-by-track breakdown video for "Coming Home", the new album from PAIN, the Swedish metal band led by multi-instrumentalist and producer Peter Tägtgren, can be seen below. Due on September 9 through Nuclear Blast, the follow-up to 2011's "You Only Live Twice" features cover artwork by Stefan Heilemann. Since the beginning of his career ...

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SABATON: 'The Last Stand' First-Week Chart Positions

"The Last Stand", the eighth studio album from Swedish metallers SABATON, has registered the following first-week chart positions: #1: Czech Republic #1: Finland #1: Sweden #2: Germany #4: Belgium #11: Netherlands #11: Norway #15: Hungary #17: UK #29: Australia #92: Ireland "The Last Stand" was released on August 19 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to ...

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SABATON Announces New Guitarist TOMMY JOHANSSON

Swedish metallers SABATON celebrated the release of their new album, "The Last Stand", with a performance at their own festival, Sabaton Open Air. They not only had to say goodbye to their guitarist Thobbe Englund, but they also welcomed their new member Tommy Johansson (GOLDEN RESURRECTION, REINXEED). The band commented: "Thank you Thobbe, welcome Tommy! ...

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SABATON: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'Shiroyama'

The official lyric video for the song "Shiroyama" from Swedish metallers SABATON can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's eighth studio album, "The Last Stand", which will be released on August 19 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Heroes" was once again produced by Peter Tägtgren (PAIN, LINDEMANN, HYPOCRISY) and ...

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