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CRONIAN: New Album Title, Release Date Announced

CRONIAN (formerly ION) — the Norwegian/Swedish avant-garde metal project featuring BORKNAGAR members Øystein G. Brun (guitars and programming) and Andreas "Vintersorg" Hedlund (vocals and programming) — will release its third album, "Erathems", on November 12 (four days earlier in Europe) via Season Of Mist's Underground Activists division. "I am so excited and honoured to join ...

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Singer VINTERSORG To Sit Out BORKNAGAR's BRUTAL ASSAULT Appearance; ATHERA To Step In

A short video clip of Norwegian/Swedish avantgarde metallers BORKNAGAR rehearsing for their August 10 appearance at the Brutal Assault festival in the Czech Republic can be seen below. Filling in for BORKNAGAR singer Andreas "Vintersorg" Hedlund at the show will be Pål Mathiesen (a.k.a. Athera) of SUSPERIA and CHROME DIVISION. Comments Vintersorg: "A huge thank ...

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SOULFLY: 'Savages' Cover Artwork Unveiled

SOULFLY's ninth album, "Savages", will be released on October 4 via the band's new label home, Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The CD was produced by Terry Date, who is known for his work with such acts as PANTERA, DEFTONES and SOUNDGARDEN, among many others. Guest vocal appearances on "Savages" include SOULFLY bass player Tony Campos, frontman ...

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SOULFLY: 'Savages' Track Listing, Guest Singers Revealed

SOULFLY's ninth album, "Savages", will be released on October 4 via the band's new label home, Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The CD was produced by Terry Date, who is known for his work with such acts as PANTERA, DEFTONES and SOUNDGARDEN, among many others. Guest vocal appearances on "Savages" include SOULFLY bass player Tony Campos, frontman ...

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SOULFLY: Second Trailer For New Album

A new two-minute trailer for SOULFLY's ninth album, "Savages", can be seen below. Due in October via the band's new label home, Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the CD was produced by Terry Date, who is known for his work with such acts as PANTERA, DEFTONES and SOUNDGARDEN, among many others. Date previously mixed SOULFLY's "3" (2002), ...

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IHSAHN: Professionally Recorded Audio Of Entire ROADBURN Concert

Former EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn's April 21 performance at this year's edition of the Roadburn festival at the 013 venue in Tilburg, Holland was professionally recorded and can now be streamed using the audio player below. Ihsahn's debut solo album, "The Adversary", was re-released as a limited two-LP edition, including layout by Trine + Kim Design ...

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SOULFLY: Performance Footage Of New Song Available

Fan-filmed video footage of SOULFLY performing a new song, "Bloodshed", on July 7 at L'Atabal in Biarritz, France can be seen below. The track will appear on the band's ninth album, "Savages", which will be released in October via SOULFLY's new label home, Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The CD was produced by Terry Date, who is ...

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SARKE To Release 'Aruagint' In September

SARKE's third album, "Aruagint", will be released on September 20 via Indie Recordings. The CD was once again recorded at H-10 Productions studios in Oslo with producer Lars Erik Westby. Says they band: "Our music is inspired by the great '70s rock bands, '80s speed metal bands and '90s black metal bands. Put this together ...

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SOULFLY: First Studio Trailer For New Album

A two-minute trailer for SOULFLY's as-yet-untitled ninth album can be seen below. Due later this year via the band's new label home, Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the CD was produced by Terry Date, who is known for his work with such acts as PANTERA, DEFTONES and SOUNDGARDEN, among many others. Date previously mixed SOULFLY's "3" (2002), ...

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SOULFLY: Pro-Shot Footage Of GRASPOP METAL MEETING Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of SOULFLY's performance at this year's Graspop Metal Meeting, which was held June 28-30 in Dessel, Belgium can be seen below. SOULFLY's as-yet-untitled ninth album is due later this year via the band's new label home, Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The CD was produced by Terry Date, who is known for his ...

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Former TRISTANIA Singer VIBEKE STENE To Guest On GOD OF ATHEISTS Debut

GOD OF ATHEISTS, the Norwegian extreme metal project led by Asgeir Mickelson (SARKE, SPIRAL ARCHITECT, BORKNAGAR, TESTAMENT), has announced the addition of bassist Lars K. Norberg (SPIRAL ARCHITECT) and soprano Vibeke Stene (ex-TRISTANIA; pictured below) to the group's recording lineup. Mickelson states: "Excitement is an understatement." GOD OF ATHEISTS is currently recording its debut album ...

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Reactivated CRONIAN Signs With SEASON OF MIST

Season Of Mist has announced the signing of CRONIAN (formerly ION) — the Norwegian/Swedish avant-garde metal project featuring BORKNAGAR members Øystein G. Brun (guitars and programming) and Andreas "Vintersorg" Hedlund (vocals and programming). "I am so excited and honoured to join forces with Season Of Mist for future albums with CRONIAN!", Øystein comments. "We have ...

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SOULFLY To Perform New Song During European Tour

Brazilian/American extreme metallers SOULFLY will premiere a brand new song, "Savages", from their as-yet-untitled ninth album during their upcoming European tour, which is scheduled to kick off on June 21 in Loreley, Germany. The CD, which is due later this year via the band's new label home, Nuclear Blast Entertainment, is being produced by Terry ...

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MAX CAVALERA Interviewed By Pakistan's SHOR BAZAAR (Audio)

Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, SEPULTURA) was recently interviewed by Shor Bazaar, Pakistan's first international artist management services. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. SOULFLY has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment, a new division of Nuclear Blast formed by Nuclear Blast owner Markus Staiger and former Roadrunner ...

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SOULFLY Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST ENTERTAINMENT

SOULFLY has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment, a new division of Nuclear Blast formed by Nuclear Blast owner Markus Staiger and former Roadrunner A&R chief Monte Conner. The band will enter the studio this month to begin recording its as-yet-untitled ninth album. The record will be produced by the world-renowned Terry Date, who ...

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GOD OF ATHEISTS: New Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

GOD OF ATHEISTS, the Norwegian extreme metal project led by Asgeir Mickelson (SARKE, SPIRAL ARCHITECT, BORKNAGAR, TESTAMENT), is currently recording its debut album for release later in the year. The CD will feature appearances by Trym (EMPEROR, ZYKLON, ENSLAVED) on drums, Mickelson on rhythm guitar, ICS Vortex (DIMMU BORGIR, BORKNAGAR) on vocals, Carl A. Tidemann ...

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MAX CAVALERA: New Video Interview Posted Online

Metal Rules! TV recently conducted an interview with Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, SEPULTURA). You can now watch the chat in two parts below. Cavalera is working on his autobiography for release later this year. The book is being written by British rock author Joel McIver, whose 20 books to date include "Justice for All: ...

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MAX CAVALERA And Family Interviewed On METAL RULES! TV (Video)

Metal Rules! TV recently conducted an interview with Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, SEPULTURA), along with his sons Zyon and Igor (both of whom play in LODY KONG) and stepson Richie (INCITE). Check out the chat in two parts below. Max's 21-year-old son, Zyon Cavalera, has joined SOULFLY as its touring drummer for the band's ...

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REVELATION'S HAMMER To Release Debut In June

My Kingdom Music has announced the signing of the Norwegian apocalyptic black metal force REVELATION'S HAMMER. The band's self-titled debut album is scheduled for release on June 3. The CD was mixed by Børge Finstad at Toproom Studio (MAYHEM, BORKNAGAR) and mastered by Peter In de Betou (WATAIN, DIMMU BORGIR, DARK FUNERAL). Exilis from TROLL ...

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IN VAIN: 'Ænigma' Audio Samples Available

Norway's IN VAIN will release its third attack of progressive extreme metal, "Ænigma", on March 8 in Norway, March 15 in Germany and Austria and March 11 in the rest of Europe through Indie Recordings. The band's most extreme work to date, it was mixed and produced by the legendary Jens Bogren (OPETH, SOILWORK, BORKNAGAR) ...

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IN VAIN: New Single Available For Streaming

Norway's IN VAIN will release its third attack of progressive extreme metal, "Ænigma", on March 8 in Norway, March 15 in Germany and Austria and March 11 in the rest of Europe through Indie Recordings. The band's most extreme work to date, it was mixed and produced by the legendary Jens Bogren (OPETH, SOILWORK, BORKNAGAR) ...

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Reactivated CRONIAN Working On New Album

Andreas "Vintersorg" Hedlund (VINTERSORG, BORKNAGAR) and Øystein G. Brun (BORKNAGAR mastermind have relaunched CRONIAN and are currently finishing up the production of a new album. Comments Brun: "Due to different reasons, CRONIAN went into hibernation after the release of 'Enterprise' in 2008. We had a tight time schedule and we had to make some priorities ...

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GOD OF ATHEISTS: Video Footage Of 'Fountain Of Emptiness' Solo

GOD OF ATHEISTS, the Norwegian extreme metal project led by Asgeir Mickelson (SARKE, SPIRAL ARCHITECT, BORKNAGAR, TESTAMENT), is currently recording its debut album for release later in the year. The CD will feature appearances by Trym (EMPEROR, ZYKLON, ENSLAVED) on drums, Mickelson on rhythm guitar, ICS Vortex (DIMMU BORGIR, BORKNAGAR) on vocals, Carl A. Tidemann ...

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IN VAIN: Video Footage From 'Ænigma' Recording Sessions

Norway's IN VAIN will release its third attack of progressive extreme metal, "Ænigma", on March 8 in Norway, March 15 in Germany and Austria and March 11 in the rest of Europe through Indie Recordings. The band's most extreme work to date, it was mixed and produced by the legendary Jens Bogren (OPETH, SOILWORK, BORKNAGAR) ...

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IN VAIN To Release 'Ænigma' In March

Norway's IN VAIN will release its third attack of progressive extreme metal, "Ænigma", on March 8 in Norway, March 15 in Germany and Austria and March 11 in the rest of Europe through Indie Recordings. The band's most extreme work to date, it was mixed and produced by the legendary Jens Bogren (OPETH, SOILWORK, BORKNAGAR) ...

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Former SOULFLY Drummer Selling Touring Drum Kit

Since quitting SOULFLY and retiring from music last November, drummer David Kinkade — who has also played with BORKNAGAR, ARSIS and MALEVOLENT CREATION — has made the decision to sell all of his equipment. He says: "I no longer need any of it; therefore I would like to make it available to everyone. I have ...

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