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VADER Working On Their 'Fastest' Album Ever

For the last two weeks, Polish death metallers VADER have been working at Hertz Studio in Bialystok, Poland, recording their new album, tentatively titled "Impressions In Blood". The bandmamebers have issued the following comments regarding the process thus far: Piotr Wiwczarek (guitar, vocals): "14 day of recordings at Hertz Studio in Bialystok. We've prepared 11 ...

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Angel Blake - ANGEL BLAKE

Marko Tervonen had to do something after the breakup of THE CROWN, right? Why not begin a project called ANGEL BLAKE, play all the instruments (aside from a few odds and ends), grab a dark-toned, melodic singer in Tony Jelencovich (ex-TRANSPORT LEAGUE, MNEMIC), and record a batch of songs that are a major departure from ...

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PANZERCHRIST: New Album Details Revealed

Danish war specialists PANZERCHRIST, who embody Reno Kiilerich (ex-DIMMU BORGIR, DEW-SCENTED) on drums and Bo Summer (ILLDISPOSED) on vocals, have revealed the track listing of their upcoming full-length album, tentatively titled "Battalion Beast". Drums, guitars and bass were all recorded at Smart N' Hard studio with Jacob Bredahl (HATESPHERE) during February/March 2006. Vocals and keyboard ...

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THE PROPHECY Announce U.K. Tour Dates

Yorkshire doomsters THE PROPHECY have been hit by a series of studio delays, forcing them to postpone the release of their long-awaited second album. However, in the meantime the band have decided to go ahead and do a bit of touring. This Friday (May 5) sees THE PROPHECY hitting home turf at the Market Tavern ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Frontman Explains New Album Title

The following message was posted on CRADLE OF FILTH's official web site: "Seing as the title 'Thornography' for the new album was released without our knowledge a few days ago, CradleOfFilth.com asked the band direct for an exclusive explanation as to what it means." Commented frontman Dani Filth: "This title represents mankind's obsession with sin ...

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ASESINO: New Song Featuring HATEBREED, SEPULTURA Members Posted Online

ASESINO, the death metal/grindcore project featuring ex-FEAR FACTORY/BRUJERIA guitarist Dino Cazares and STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos (on bass/vocals), will release their new album, "Cristo Satanico" ("Satanic Christ"), on June 6 via Hawino Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Coridos De Muerte" was recorded at Undercity Studios in Los Angeles and contains "15 songs of filthy perversion, ...

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Beyond Fear - BEYOND FEAR

Whether or not you liked his two albums with JUDAS PRIEST, or got your metal panties in a bunch over his replacement of Matthew Barlow in ICED EARTH, it can't be denied that Tim "Ripper" Owens is one of the best vocalists we have in our midst today. Christ, he could make the bad songs ...

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VADER Invite Fans To Design Band's New Logo

Veteran Polish death metallers VADER have posted the following message on their official web site: "We would like to invite you to participate in a special competition! If you have an idea how VADER's new logo symbol should look like and want to design it, feel free to send your projects to info@vader.pl under a ...

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ROTTING CHRIST: Brazilian Tour Dates Announced

Legendary Greek death metallers ROTTING CHRIST have confirmed the following Brazilian tour dates during May: May 12 - Belo Horizonte MG @ Lapa Multishow May 13 - Osasco SP @ Arena Metal May 14 - Cuiaba MT @ TBA May 17 - Porto Alegre RS @ Manara May 19 - Guaramirim SC @ Curupira Rock ...

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VADER: New Album Title, Release Date Announced

Veteran Polish death metallers VADER will enter Hertz Studio in Bialystok, Poland on April 22 with producers Slawek and Wojtek Wieslawscy to begin recording their new album, "Impressions in Red", for a September 4 release via Regain Records. The recording sessions for the new CD — which, in contrast to the futuristic content of "The ...

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DECAPITATED Film 'Day 69' Video: Photos Available

Polish death metallers DECAPITATED were busy last week shooting the first video from their "Organic Hallucinosis" album. Check out stills from the production of the "Day 69" clip at this location. "Organic Hallucinosis" was released last month via Earache Records. The follow-up to 2004's "The Negation" was recorded at Hertz Studio in Bialystok, ...

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CRUACHAN Complete Work On New Album: Audio Samples Available

Irish folk metal band CRUACHAN entered Sun Studios in Dublin on January 17 to begin recording their fifth album, tentatively due later in the year via Greece's Black Lotus Records. Vocalist Keith Fay has issued the following update on the recording sessions: "Yes, we have finished the new album. Jesus Christ, the production on 'Pagan' ...

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ROTTING CHRIST Confirmed For Germany's DONG OPEN AIR Festival

Legendary Greek death metallers ROTTING CHRIST have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Dong Open Air festival, set to take place July 14-15 at Halde Norddeutschland in Neukirchen-Vluyn, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AEVERON BLACK MESSIAH COMMANDER CONTRADICTION DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DRAGONLAND GRAILKNIGHTS GUN BARREL HIDDEN ...

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VEHEMENCE: 'We Are Coming Back On Our Own Terms'

Arizona-based death metallers VEHEMENCE have issued a statement confirming that they have reunited and are currently working on material for their fourth full-length album (as BLABBERMOUTH.NET first reported yesterday). In a posting on their MySpace.com page, the band said, "Well, we had our 'reunion' show [Saturday] night, and it went over extremely well. ...

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TIAMAT: 'The Church Of Tiamat' DVD Details Revealed

Sweden's TIAMAT will be releasing the "The Church of Tiamat" DVD on April 24 via Century Media. The complete track listing for the set is as follows: Live In Krakow, Poland - January 2005 (mixed in stereo and 5.1 surround): 01. Vote For Love 02. Children Of The Underworld 03. Cain 04. Brighter Than The ...

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DECAPITATED: Bassist MARTIN Rejoins The Fold

Bassist Martin has rejoined Polish death metallers DECAPITATED. "After cleaning up mess in my personal life, military problems (army wanted to catch me, I almost got to the court with that) I'm back in the band," Martin writes in a statement. "I need fuckin metal more than anything else! By the way, all rumors concerning ...

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Swarm! - TORTURE KILLER

I think I liked it better when Finland's TORTURE KILLER was a gore-soaked death groove act that intentionally molded its sound after SIX FEET UNDER, as well as bands like OBITUARY. As a SIX FEET UNDER tribute band playing original songs with SFU's Chris Barnes' in the band, TORTURE KILLER becomes sort of a caricature ...

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WHORRID Sign Distribution Deal With OLD SCHOOL RECORDS

Chicago-based death metallers WHORRID have inked a distribution deal with Old School Records for their first full-length release, "Infecting the Soul". According to a pres release, "The CD contains 10 songs of a mixture of heavy-handed brutality and dark melody, definately in the old-school style of metal and thrash." WHORRID have previously released two demos, ...

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VANDEN PLAS: New Album Samples Posted Online

German progressive metallers VANDEN PLAS have uploaded audio samples from their forthcoming album, "Christ 0", at their official web site. Check out the tracks "Silently", "Postcard To God" and "Christ 0" at this location. "Christ 0" was recorded in part at the Bazement studios near Wiesbaden, Germany and is scheduled for release on ...

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WOLF To Enter Gothenburg's STUDIO FREDMAN In June

Swedish metallers WOLF will enter Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden in June with producer Fredrik Nordström to begin recording their fourth album, tentatively due before the end of the year via Century Media Records. WOLF's former drummer Daniel "Dale" Bergkvist — who apparently remains on good terms with the band — has posted the following ...

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VANDEN PLAS: New Album Delayed

German progressive metallers VANDEN PLAS have issued the following update via their official web site: "The release date of the new VANDEN PLAS album had to be pushed back a little due to a delay of the final mix. 'Christ 0' will be in stores at the end of April. The concept of the album ...

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