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XANDRIA: 'Valentine' Video Released

"Valentine", the new video from German female-fronted symphonic metallers XANDRIA, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Neverworld's End", which will be released via Napalm Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy: February 24 Spain, Finland, Sweden: February 22 Rest of Europe: February 27 USA, Canada: March ...

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XANDRIA: New Song Available For Free Download

"Valentine", a brand new song from German female-fronted symphonic metallers XANDRIA, is available for free download at this location. The track comes off the band's new album, "Neverworld's End", which will be released via Napalm Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy: February 24 Spain, Finland, Sweden: February 22 Rest ...

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XANDRIA: Second 'Valentine' Video Trailer Released

The second trailer for "Valentine", the new video from German female-fronted symphonic metallers XANDRIA, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Neverworld's End", which will be released via Napalm Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy: February 24 Spain, Finland, Sweden: February 22 Rest of Europe: February ...

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XANDRIA: 'Valentine' Video Trailer Released

A trailer for "Valentine", the new video from German female-fronted symphonic metallers XANDRIA, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Neverworld's End", which will be released via Napalm Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy: February 24 Spain, Finland, Sweden: February 22 Rest of Europe: February 27 ...

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XANDRIA: New 'Neverworld's End' Studio Webisode Available

The third in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions for "Neverworld's End", the new album from German female-fronted symphonic metallers XANDRIA, can be seen below. "Neverworld's End" will be released via Napalm Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy: February 24, 2012 Spain, Finland, Sweden: February 22, ...

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XANDRIA: 'Neverworld's End' Track Listing Revealed

German female-fronted symphonic metallers XANDRIA will release their new studio album, "Neverworld's End", via Napalm Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy: February 24, 2012 Spain, Finland, Sweden: February 22, 2012 Rest of Europe: February 27, 2012 USA, Canada: March 6, 2012 The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. ...

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TRISTANIA: Video Interview Posted Online

Metal-Trails.com conducted an interview with TRISTANIA on October 14, 2011 at the Hamburg, Germany stop on the "Out Of The Dark" tour with VAN CANTO, AMBERIAN DAWN, SERENITY and XANDRIA. You can now watch the chat below. "Year Of The Rat", the latest video from TRISTANIA, can be viewed below. The song comes off the ...

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XANDRIA: New Album Title, Cover Artwork Unveiled

German female-fronted symphonic metallers XANDRIA will release their new studio album, "Neverworld's End", via Napalm Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy: February 24, 2012 Spain, Finland, Sweden: February 22, 2012 Rest of Europe: February 27, 2012 USA, Canada: March 6, 2012 Commented the band: "Although the title may indicate it, this ...

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STRATOVARIUS Members To Guest On New AMBERIAN DAWN Album

Timo Kotipelto (vocals) and Jens Johansson (keyboards) of STRATOVARIUS will make guest appearances on the forthcoming fourth album from Finnish female-fronted symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN. AMBERIAN DAWN's mainman, keyboardist and guitarist Tuomas Seppl composed all ten songs for the CD which is due in 2012 and vocalist Heidi Parviainen penned the lyrics. Johansson previously guested ...

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WHYZDOM: Toulouse Footage Available

Video footage of French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM's November 27, 2011 performance at L'Aero in Toulouse, France can be seen below. WHYZDOM last year announced the addition of singer Clmentine Delauney to the group's ranks. The band is currently recording its second album, tentatively titled "Blind?", for a 2012 release. The group previously stated about ...

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REVAMP/Ex-AFTER FOREVER Singer Recovering From Burnout

REVAMP/ex-AFTER FOREVER vocalist Floor Jansen has released a new video message in which she updates fans on her condition after her "burnout" caused the cancelation of REVAMP's participation in the "Out Of The Dark" tour with VAN CANTO, TRISTANIA, XANDRIA and AMBERIAN DAWN. "I'm starting to get energy, I'm starting to feel more creative, starting ...

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XANDRIA: New Album Release Dates Announced

German female-fronted symphonic metallers XANDRIA will release their as-yet-untitled new studio album via Napalm Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy: February 24, 2012 Spain, Finland, Sweden: February 22, 2012 Rest of Europe: February 27, 2012 USA, Canada: March 6, 2012 The first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN Begins Mixing New Album

Finnish female-fronted symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN have begun mixing their fourth album for an early 2012 release. The band's mainman, keyboardist and guitarist Tuomas Seppl composed all ten songs for the CD and vocalist Heidi Parviainen penned the lyrics. Commented Tuomas: "I and the whole band have put even more effort on this album than ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN: New Video Interview Posted Online

Metal-Trails.com conducted an interview with Finnish female-fronted symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN on October 14, 2011 at the Hamburg, Germany stop on the "Out Of The Dark" tour with VAN CANTO, TRISTANIA, SERENITY and XANDRIA. You can now watch the chat below. AMBERIAN DAWN was scheduled to enter the studio this past summer to begin recording ...

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WOLFPAKK: Debut Album Trailer Released

WOLFPAKK the new melodic metal project led by former CRYSTAL BALL vocalist Mark Sweeney and Michael Voss (MAD MAX, CASANOVA) will release its self-titled debut album on August 26 via AFM Records. With the help of 30 world-class guest musicians, Voss and Sweeney (who composed all the songs) have created a very special CD. These ...

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XANDRIA Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

German female-fronted symphonic metallers XANDRIA have inked a deal with Napalm Records. The band is currently in the studio recording its as-yet-untitled fifth album for an early 2012 release. Commented XANDRIA mastermind Marco Heubaum: "We wanted to make sure that we'd have the best conditions to record the new album the way we want it, ...

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REVAMP Pulls Out Of 'Out Of The Dark' European Tour

REVAMP, the new band led by former AFTER FOREVER vocalist Floor Jansen, has canceled its participation in the "Out Of The Dark" tour with VAN CANTO, TRISTANIA, XANDRIA and AMBERIAN DAWN. The trek is scheduled to kick off on September 30 in Karlsruhe, Germany and run through mid-October. In a videotaped statement, which can be ...

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Former XANDRIA Singer KERSTIN BISCHOF Working On Solo Album

Former XANDRIA frontwoman Kerstin Bischof is working on a solo album with her boyfriend, former AXXIS guitarist Guido Wehmeyer. She tells SonicCathedral.com, "The name of the album is not set yet . . . We are currently working on the final mastering of the songs, and we also plan to feature further artists. But unfortunately, ...

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WHYZDOM: New Album Title Revealed

French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM, which recently announced the addition of singer Clémentine Delauney to the group's ranks, has set "Blind?" as the title of its upcoming second album. The band states, "It is dedicated to people who follow misleading paths, misguided by the ones who love or hate or try to control them, or ...

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WHYZDOM Schedules First Shows With New Singer

French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM, which recently announced the addition of singer Clémentine Delauney to the group's ranks, has scheduled the following dates: * May 10 - Paris, FRA - La Scène Bastille (with ELYOSE, AZYLYA) * May 30 - Birmingham, UK - The Asylum (Femme Metal Fest with REVAMP as headliner) Commented the band: ...

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XANDRIA Announces New Singer

German goth metallers XANDRIA have announced the addition of 29-year-old female singer Manuela Kraller to the group's ranks. Kraller will make her live debut with XANDRIA at the "Classic Meets Pop" event on January 7, 2011 at the Seidensticker Halle in Bielefeld, Germany. The band states, "As the main act of the show, XANDRIA will ...

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WHYZDOM: Traditional Irish Song Posted Online

French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM, which recently announced the addition of singer Clémentine Delauney to the group's ranks, has issued the following update: "Dear friends, here [see video below] is a small Christmas gift for all friends of WHYZDOM! We decided to record a very special song to let you discover Clémentine's voice. It's a ...

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WHYZDOM Announces New Singer

French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM has announced the addition of singer Clémentine Delauney to the group's ranks. The band states, "Clémentine received an intensive artistic training since her youngest age: contemporary dance, classical and jazz piano, theatre, classical singing (she joined the Maîtrise of Lyon Opera in 2003). Motivated by the everlasting will to let ...

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XANDRIA To Play First Show With New Singer In January

German goth metallers XANDRIA will perform the first concert with their soon-to-be-announced new female singer at the "Classic Meets Pop" event on January 7, 2011 at the Seidensticker Halle in Bielefeld, Germany. The band states, "As the main act of the show, XANDRIA will play one of their songs with the Bielefeld Philharmonic Orchestra (XANDRIA ...

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WHYZDOM Recruits New Singer

French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM has acquired a brand new singer following the recent departure of Telya Melane. The band states, "We decided to welcome in the WHYZDOM family a young outstanding French vocalist whose thrilling and powerful voice fits perfectly the music of the album that we've been preparing for some time. As you ...

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XANDRIA Continuing Singer Search

German goth metallers XANDRIA are continuing their singer search after performing several concerts this past spring with their former frontwoman, Lisa Middelhauve, filling in. Commented the band's webmaster: "As announced, the concerts that already have been planned now have been played with Lisa as stand-in on the microphone. At this time it cannot be said ...

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XANDRIA: Mexican Tour Cancelled

German goth metallers XANDRIA have been forced to cancel their previously announced tour of Mexico "due to circumstances beyond [their] control." According to the group, "The Mexican promoter that booked these concerts has not fulfilled any contractual obligations, therefore making it impossible to make the trip. All tickets can be refunded where you bought them." ...

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XANDRIA Once Again Looking For Lead Singer

German goth metal band XANDRIA has parted ways with its singer of one year, Kerstin Bischof. The group states, "Due to occupational and private reasons, [Kerstin] wants to concentrate on her non-musical career in the future and cannot support XANDRIA the way it would be necessary. We wish her all the best for the future! ...

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