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Ex-OBSCURA Guitarist CHRISTIAN MUENZNER Joins Forces With FIREWIND Touring Singer KELLY SUNDOWN CARPENTER

Vocalist Kelly Sundown Carpenter (FIREWIND, BEYOND TWILIGHT) and guitarist Christian Muenzner (OBSCURA, SPAWN OF POSSESSION, PARADOX, NECROPHAGIST) have joined forces in new band. Says Christian: "We are really excited about what we have in store for everybody. "This is not just another recording project; it's a real band with a killer lineup. "We're in the ...

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Former OBSCURA Members Launch ALKALOID

After his departure from German technical death metallers OBSCURA, drummer Hannes Grossmann (also known for his work with BLOTTED SCIENCE and NECROPHAGIST) joined forces with some of his former bandmates in a new project called ALKALOID. In addition to Grossmann, the new group features Christian Muenzner (ex-OBSCURA, NECROPHAGIST, SPAWN OF POSSESSION) and Danny Tunker (ABORTED, ...

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OBSCURA Drummer To Release Solo Debut

German drummer Hannes Grossmann (OBSCURA, BLOTTED SCIENCE, ex-NECROPHAGIST) will release his first solo album, entitled "The Radial Covenant", in December. In order to finance the album, Grossmann launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.com. On his official web site, Grossmann states: "The music on the album sounds a lot like my band OBSCURA, but ...

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NONEUCLID Signs With BLOOD MUSIC

Blood Music has announced the signing of Germany's NONEUCLID. This underground "supergroup," which consists of key members from OBSCURA, DARK FORTRESS and TRIPTYKON, plays indescribable compositions that fall somewhere in the realm of stone-faced thrash mixed with experimental progressive death metal. NONEUCLID's long-awaited sophomore album, "Metatheosis", was completed in 2007 and didn't find a home ...

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NONEUCLID Announces Lineup Change

German progressive death thrashers NONEUCLID — who feature in their ranks members of DARK FORTRESS, TRIPTYKON, OBSCURA and REVAMP — will debut their new lineup this coming Sunday, February 19 in their hometown of Landshut, supporting DARK FORTRESS and DIABOLUS DUST. After singer Bruce amicably quit NONEUCLID recently, the band will continue as a compact ...

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CROM To Release 'Of Love And Death' This Week

"Of Love And Death", the second full-length album from CROM the German "epic metal" band led by former DARK FORTRESS guitarist Walter "Crom" Grosse will be released on November 25 via Pure Steel Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Vengeance" was produced by Grosse himself, and engineered by Victor Bullok (a.k.a. V. Santura) at the latter's ...

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OBSCURA To Embark On First-Ever North American Headlining Tour

German progressive death metallers OBSCURA will embark on their first-ever North American headlining tour this fall. The trek will kick off on November 4 in Wilmington, Delaware and run through December 7. Support on the tour will come from ABYSMAL DAWN, LAST CHANCE TO REASON (select dates) and ENFOLD DARKNESS (select dates). The details are ...

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OBSCURA Announces New Bassist

German progressive death metallers OBSCURA have recruited Linus Klausenitzer as their new bassist. Linus, who is also part of the progressive metal outfit NONEUCLID, played with OBSCURA on the band's recent European tour with HATE ETERNAL as well as the North American trek alongside CHILDREN OF BODOM and the DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT. A video statement ...

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TRIPTYKON Guitarist To Guest On AMARNA SKY Album

Victor Bullok (a.k.a. V. Santura), guitarist for such bands as TRIPTYKON, DARK FORTRESS and NONEUCLID, will guest on the forthcoming album from the Egyptian-themed Brazilian doom metal band AMARNA SKY. Entitled "Under Sekhmet's Breath", the CD will be, according to mainman Deni Deathnoise, "heavier, more technical and aggressive" than AMARNA SKY's debut, "Rising Heresy". Other ...

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DARK FORTRESS: 'Ylem' Video Released

"Ylem", the video for the title track of the new album from German black metallers DARK FORTRESS, can be viewed below. According to a press release, parts of the clip were shot at the Dechen Cave (German: Dechenhöhle) at Iserlohn in Germany. The Dechen Cave is said to be one of the most beautiful and ...

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CROM Completes Work On New Album

German epic metal band CROM has completed work on its new album, "Of Love and Death". The follow-up to 2008's critically acclaimed "Vengeance" was produced by CROM mainman and former DARK FORTRESS guitarist Walter "Crom" Grosse, and engineered by Victor Bullok at the latter's At The Crypt Studios. The lineup on the CD comprises Crom ...

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DARK FORTRESS: 'Ylem' Video Trailer Available

A trailer for "Ylem", the video for the title track of the new album from German black metallers DARK FORTRESS, can be viewed below. According to a press release, parts of the clip were shot in a natural cave. "Ylem" was released in January via Century Media Records. The album's limited first-pressing CD also includes ...

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DARK FORTRESS: 'Hirundineans' Video Released

"Hirundineans", the new video from German black metallers DARK FORTRESS, can be viewed below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Ylem", which will be released via Century Media Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland: January 22 Rest of Europe: January 25 USA: February 9 The track listing for the CD is ...

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DARK FORTRESS: Second 'Ylem' EPK Available

German black metallers DARK FORTRESS will release their new album, "Ylem", via Century Media Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland: January 22 Rest of Europe: January 25 USA: February 9 The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Ylem 02. As The World Keels Over 03. Osiris 04. Silence 05. Evenfall ...

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DARK FORTRESS: First 'Ylem' EPK Available

German black metallers DARK FORTRESS will release their new album, "Ylem", via Century Media Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland: January 22, 2010 Rest of Europe: January 25, 2010 USA: February 9, 2010 The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Ylem 02. As The World Keels Over 03. Osiris 04. ...

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DARK FORTRESS: New Song Available For Streaming

German black metallers DARK FORTRESS will release their new album, "Ylem", via Century Media Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland: January 22, 2010 Rest of Europe: January 25, 2010 USA: February 9, 2010 The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Ylem 02. As The World Keels Over 03. Osiris 04. ...

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DARK FORTRESS: 'Ylem' Track Listing Available

German black metallers DARK FORTRESS will release their new album, "Ylem", via Century Media Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland: January 22, 2010 Rest of Europe: January 25, 2010 USA: February 9, 2010 The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Ylem 02. As The World Keels Over 03. Osiris 04. ...

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DARK FORTRESS To Release 'Ylem' In January

German black metallers DARK FORTRESS will release their new album, "Ylem", via Century Media Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland: January 22, 2010 Rest of Europe: January 25, 2010 USA: February 9, 2010 Unlike the last DARK FORTRESS album, "Eidolon", "Ylem" is not strictly a concept album; however, most songs have a common ...

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NONEUCLID To Release Debut In January

NONEUCLID, the project formed in Bavaria/Germany in 2004 by Netherlands-based composer Morean and featuring members of DARK FORTRESS, will release its debut album, "The Crawling Chaos", in January via Merciless Records. A concept LP about the violent and inevitable death of the universe, the CD's lyrics were penned by acclaimed American poet Andrew Hughes. According ...

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DARK FORTRESS In Mixing Mode

German black metal outfit DARK FORTRESS has successfully finished the vocal recordings for their new album. At the moment guitarist V. Santura is working on the mix. Commented the band: We hereby would like to seize the opportunity to clarify two things: "Our new frontman Morean is not the singer, but the guitarist of the ...

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DARK FORTRESS Announces New Singer

German black metal outfit DARK FORTRESS has issued the following update: "After receiving various applications we finally decided to recruit Morean of progressive death/thrashers NONEUCLID as our new vocalist. Morean already appeared on 'Séance' as the composer of the piece 'Incide' and the arranger of the string section used in the song 'While They Sleep'. ...

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