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THE UNDIVINE: More 'Delusional Noise' Studio Footage Posted Online

The second in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Delusional Noise", the sophomore album from Finnish death/thrash metallers THE UNDIVINE, can be seen below. The CD will be released on May 18 via Inverse Records. According to a press release, "Delusional Noise" is "a theme album about insanity divided into ...

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THE UNDIVINE To Release 'Delusional Noise' Next Month

Finnish death/thrash metallers THE UNDIVINE will release their sophomore album, "Delusional Noise", on May 18 via Inverse Records. According to a press release, "Delusional Noise" is "a theme album about insanity divided into two brain blocks. The left cortex titled Secretary Of Lunacy deals with the outcome resulting from substances, fear and paranoia. The right ...

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MORS PRINCIPIUM EST Signs With AFM RECORDS

Finnish melodic death metallers MORS PRINCIPIUM EST have inked a deal with AFM Records. Singer Ville Viljanen states, "We talked to some other labels, too, but AFM seemed the right choice for us. We can't wait to get to the studio in the summer and release the new album at the end of 2012. And ...

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BATTLE BEAST: More Behind-The-Scenes Footage From NIGHTWISH Tour

More behind-the-scenes footage from BATTLE BEAST's current European tour as the support act for NIGHTWISH can be seen below. BATTLE BEAST's debut album, "Steel" — which was originally released in Finland last year via Hype Records — was made available internationally on January 27 through Nuclear Blast Records. Formed in 2008, BATTLE BEAST won the ...

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MOONSORROW Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Finnish crusaders of epic heathen metal MOONSORROW have inked a worldwide deal with Century Media Records. The band comments, "MOONSORROW are thrilled to start working with Century Media, a label that is home to many fellow artists already! We never make our music half way or with compromises and we know our art is in ...

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BATTLE BEAST: First Tour Webisode Available

The first in a series of clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from BATTLE BEAST's current European tour as the support act for NIGHTWISH can be seen below. BATTLE BEAST's debut album, "Steel" — which was originally released in Finland last year via Hype Records — was made available internationally on January 27 through Nuclear Blast Records. ...

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Former CHARON Members Launch TOMB OF FINLAND

Former CHARON guitarist Jasse von Hast and drummer Antti Karihtala (CHARON, KYPCK) have joined forces with vocalist Ville Lind (SEITH, DAWN OF RELIC, CRYPTID) in a new band called TOMB OF FINLAND. With regards to how TOMB OF FINLAND came together, Jasse said, "TOMB OF FINLAND got the first shovel full of soil into its ...

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CATAMENIA: Re-Recorded Version Of 'Blackmension' Song Available For Free Download

A re-recorded version of the song "Blackmension" from Finnish melodic black metallers CATAMENIA is available for free download at this location. The track, which originally appeared on 2000's "Eternal Winter's Prophecy" album, is included on the "The Rewritten Chapters" collection, which contains re-recorded and rearranged versions of 14 songs from CATAMENIA's previous albums ...

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CATAMENIA To Release 'The Rewritten Chapters' In April

Finnish melodic black metallers CATAMENIA will release "The Rewritten Chapters" on April 27 via Massacre Records. The collection, which was recorded last fall at Mastervox Studios in Oulu, Finland with Kari Vähäkuopus, contains re-recorded and rearranged versions of 14 songs from CATAMENIA's previous albums as well as a brand new cover version of BON JOVI's ...

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INSOMNIUM: 'Regain The Fire' Video Released

"Regain The Fire", the new video from Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM, can be seen below. The clip was produced by Obscure Entertainment from Tampere. Commented the band: "Our new video, 'Regain The Fire', was shot already in last July so it still features our old guitarist, Ville Vänni. The video is done by Obscure ...

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ZENITH REUNION To Release 'Utopia' In April

Oulu, Finland-based metal band ZENITH REUNION will release its debut album, "Utopia", on April 25 via Violent Journey Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Can't Feel The Pain 02. Naked Boy 03. Dust 04. Gone Forever 05. FF 06. Victim Of Time 07. Truth Inside 08. Darkness Fall 09. Utopia ...

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ANTAGONIST ZERO To Release Debut EP Next Month

Finnish metallers ANTAGONIST ZERO will release their debut digital EP, "Nighttime Harmony", on March 14 via Violent Journey Records. ANTAGONIST ZERO is a five-piece metal band from Porvoo, Finland, formed in 2010. Despite the bandmembers' relative young age, they have many years of experience playing in different groups such as ADASTRA, CAVUS, COPROLITH and LOST ...

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FINNISH METAL AWARDS: Winners Announced

TURISAS was the big winner at the Finnish Metal Awards, which was held Saturday night (February 18) during the Finnish Metal Expo (the main event of Helsinki Metal Meeting) at the Cable Factory in Helsinki, Finland. The winners were selected by the general public in the months preceding the event, by Internet and SMS. In ...

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BATTLE BEAST: 'Steel' Album Trailer Released

A four-and-a-half-minute trailer for "Steel", the debut album from Finnish female-fronted metallers BATTLE BEAST, can be seen below. "Steel" — which was originally released in Finland last year via Hype Records — will be made available internationally on January 27 through Nuclear Blast Records. Formed in 2008, BATTLE BEAST won the Wacken Open Air Metal ...

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BATTLE BEAST: New Tampere Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of BATTLE BEAST's December 30, 2011 performance at Pakkahuone in Tampere, Finland as the support act for NEGATIVE can be seen below. BATTLE BEAST recently inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's debut album, "Steel" — which was originally released in Finland last year via Hype Records — will be ...

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CHAOSWEAVER Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

Finnish cinematic extreme metallers CHAOSWEAVER have inked a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. The band has completed work on its second album, due later in the year. Commented the group: "We are thrilled and honored to join the Napalm family, the home of some of our favorite bands such as TIAMAT, SUMMONING and CANDLEMASS. Cooperation ...

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Finnish Horror Heavy Metallers DOMINATION BLACK To Release Third Album

Finnish horror heavy metallers DOMINATION BLACK will release their long-waited third full-length studio album, "Dimension: Death", on February 22 via Kanki Rekords. In the fall of 2009, DOMINATION BLACK went on a break during which the former singer Kari A. Killgast was replaced by Matias Palm (MERGING FLARE, HEAVY METAL PERSE). The band started arranging ...

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BATTLE BEAST: Footage From 'Steel' Recording Sessions Posted Online

Finnish female-fronted metallers BATTLE BEAST recently inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's debut album, "Steel" — which was originally released in Finland earlier this year via Hype Records — will be made available internationally on January 27, 2012. A four-minute video clip featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the "Steel" recording sessions can be ...

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APOCALYPTICA: More Interview Footage About New Photo Book

A new four-minute video clip in which Paavo Lötjönen of Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA and the band's photographer and close friend, Ville-Akseli Juurikkala, present the group's newly released photo book can be seen below. APOCALYPTICA has played more than 1,000 live shows in over 50 countries and experienced countless stages, backstage areas and extraordinary encounters ...

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APOCALYPTICA: Photo Book Video Preview

A four-minute video clip in which Paavo Lötjönen of Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA and the band's photographer and close friend, Ville-Akseli Juurikkala, present the group's newly released photo book can be seen below. APOCALYPTICA has played more than 1,000 live shows in over 50 countries and experienced countless stages, backstage areas and extraordinary encounters in ...

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INSOMNIUM Interviewed In Ljubljana (Video)

Profanity TV conducted an interview with Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM when the band played at the Gala Hala in Ljubljana, Slovenia on November 18, 2011. You can now watch the chat below. INSOMNIUM's latest album, "One For Sorrow", entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 6. The ...

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BATTLE BEAST Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Finnish female-fronted metallers BATTLE BEAST have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's debut album, "Steel" which was originally released in Finland earlier this year via Hype Records will be made available internationally on January 27, 2012. Formed in 2008, BATTLE BEAST won the Wacken Open Air Metal Battle contest in Finland last ...

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APOCALYPTICA: Photo Book Preview

A couple of images of APOCALYPTICA's new photo book can be seen below. Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA have played more than 1,000 live shows in over 50 countries and experienced countless stages, backstage areas and extraordinary encounters in all parts of the world. Since 1993, APOCALYPTICA not only overcame borders musically, but also took its ...

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INSOMNIUM: New Audio Interview With NIILO SEVNEN

MetalsPeak recently conducted an interview with vocalist Niilo Sevnen of Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. INSOMNIUM's latest album, "One For Sorrow", entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 6. The group's previous CD, "Across The Dark", ...

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INSOMNIUM Parts Ways With Guitarist, Announces Replacement

Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM have parted ways with guitarist Ville Vnni and replaced him with Markus Vanhala (OMNIUM GATHERUM). Commented Vnni: "With a heavy heart I have reached the decision to resign from INSOMNIUM. The decision is mutual and final, and there is no big drama behind it. "During the last year I have ...

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POISONBLACK To Support NIGHTWISH In Finland

POISONBLACK the Finnish band featuring former SENTENCED frontman Ville Laihiala will support NIGHTWISH on the following dates: March 02 - Joensuu, FIN @ Areena March 03 - Sotkamo, FIN @ Vuokattihalli March 04 - Oulu, FIN @ Teatria March 09 - Jyvskyl, FIN @ Paviljonki Areena March 10 - Helsinki, FIN @ Jhalli March 11 ...

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