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PARADOX: 'Tales Of The Weird' Audio Samples Available

German metallers PARADOX will release their new album, "Tales Of The Weird", on December 14 via AFM Records. The CD was produced by PARADOX mainman Charly Steinhauer and was mixed and mastered by Victor Bullok (a.k.a. V. Santura; TRIPTYKON, DARK FORTRESS) at Woodshed Studio in Landshut, Germany. The cover art was created by Claudio Bergamin. ...

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PARADOX: 'Tales Of The Weird' Cover Artwork Unveiled

German metallers PARADOX will release their new album, "Tales Of The Weird", on December 14 via AFM Records. The CD was produced by PARADOX mainman Charly Steinhauer and was mixed and mastered by Victor Bullok (a.k.a. V. Santura; TRIPTYKON, DARK FORTRESS) at Woodshed Studio in Landshut, Germany. The cover art was created by Claudio Bergamin. ...

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OBSCURA Announces 10th-Anniversary Show

German progressive death metal titans OBSCURA have announced a special 10th-anniversary show this December in Landshut, Germany. This one-night-only event will take place on December 15th at Alte Kaserne with special guests DARK FORTRESS, HOKUM and ILLEGIMITATION, an incarnation of the band's original lineup, who will play their first demo in its entirety. Commented OBSCURA ...

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MALEVOLENCE: New Song Available For Streaming

"Slithering", a brand new song from Portuguese extreme progressive metallers MALEVOLENCE, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below (courtesy of Decibel magazine). The track comes off the band's upcoming third full-length album, "Antithetical", which was written and produced by Carlos Cariano, recorded by Paulo Pereira at 20m2sea Studio (Portugal), and mixed and ...

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MALEVOLENCE: 'Antithetical' Teaser Available

A four-and-a-half-minute teaser for "Antithetical", the third full-length album from Portuguese extreme progressive metallers MALEVOLENCE, is available below below. The follow-up to 1999's "Martyrialized" was written and produced by Carlos Cariano, recorded by Paulo Pereira at 20m2sea Studio (Portugal), and mixed and mastered at Woodshed Studio (Germany) by V. Santura (TRIPTYKON, OBSCURA, PESTILENCE). "Antithetical" features ...

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'Death To All Tour 2012': Video Footage Of Orlando Concert

The "Death To All Tour 2012" kicked off on June 22 at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, California and concluded on June 30 at The Beacham in Orlando, Florida. The trek, which features a majority of DEATH's amazing musicians, celebrated the life and music of Chuck Schuldiner, as well as raised awareness of Sweet ...

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'Till 'Death' Do Us Part

A DEATH fan named Kyle Messick proposed to his girlfriend Valeskandrea "Crystal" Bunkelman during the June 26 "Death To All" concert at the House Of Blues in Chicago, Illinois. Video footage of the happy occasion can be seen below. "So I've been with this lovely lady for four years now," Kyle said from the stage. ...

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OBSCURA: Tokyo Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of OBSCURA's June 12 performance at Club Quattro in Tokyo, Japan can be seen below. Commented the band: "With the recent trip to Japan, the 'Omnivium' world tour is almost finished. It was a pleasure to meet our fans from the Land Of The Rising Sun again. Thank you for your never-ending ...

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OVER YOUR THRESHOLD: New Song Available For Streaming

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of German progressive death metallers OVER YOUR THRESHOLD. The band's full-length debut, "Facticity", will be released on August 28 (one day earlier internationally). "Facticity" track listing: 01. Cortical Blindness 02. Contextual Fluctuating 03. Obscure Mind Stasis 04. Self Exhibition 05. Desolation Row 06. Antic 07. Abdicated 08. Body ...

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LOST DREAMS Parts Ways With Singer, Seeks Replacement

Austrian "modern melodic death metallers" LOST DREAMS have released the following statement: "We have decided to continue on without Stefan 'Schleifi' Traunig as the singer of LOST DREAMS. We are thankfull for the three years that we've had him in the band. "Out of respect for everyone involved, we will not be discussing the specific ...

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PARADOX: New Album Track Listing, Release Date Revealed

German metallers PARADOX will release their new album, "Tales Of The Weird", on December 14 via AFM Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Tales Of The Weird 02. Day Of Judgement 03. Brutalized 04. Fragile Alliance 05. Slashdead 06. Drowning In Lies 07. Zeitgeist 08. Escalation 09. Brainwashed 10. The ...

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OVER YOUR THRESHOLD Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of German progressive death metallers OVER YOUR THRESHOLD. The band's full-length debut, "Facticity", will be released on August 28 (one day earlier internationally). Hailing from Munich, OVER YOUR THRESHOLD began playing live in 2007. After numerous gigs with renowned death metal acts like OBSCURA, DEADBORN and HOKUM, the ...

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GOROD: 'Elements And Spirit' Video Released

"Elements And Spirit", the new video from French progressive technical death metallers GOROD, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's fourth full-length album, "A Perfect Absolution", which was released in the U.S. on May 8 via Unique Leader Records (March in Europe through Listenable Records). The CD was mixed by producer Frédéric ...

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MALEVOLENCE: 'Antithetical' Cover Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Antithetical", the third full-length album from Portuguese extreme progressive metallers MALEVOLENCE, can be seen below. The very striking illustrative piece was produced by the design bureau Kkstructures. "By portraying the central album conceptual theme fueled by the art of conflict, Kkstructures, in straight involvement with the band, twisted an eye-catching visual ...

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THE CLEANSING Announces New Lineup

Danish death metal veterans THE CLEANSING have announced the addition of drummer Mads Lauridsen (KONKHRA, PANZERCHRIST) and bassist Martin Leth Andersen (KOLDBORN) to the group's ranks. Lauridsen joins THE CLEANSING as the replacement for Morten Løwe (now with AMARANTHE), while Andersen was tapped to replace Mads Haarløv (INIQUITY). The current lineup is rounded by vocalist ...

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PARADOX Unveils New Lineup, Enters The Studio

German metallers PARADOX have entered the studio to begin recording their new album, "Tales Of The Weird", for a late 2012 release via AFM Records. Commented new PARADOX guitarist Christian Muenzner (also of OBSCURA): "I already applied for PARADOX 10 years ago, even before I was in the band NECROPHAGIST. Logisitically this is even the ...

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The Inherited Repression - PSYCROPTIC

On fifth album "The Inherited Repression" Tasmanian devils (sorry, had to) PSYCROPTIC turn in an album that is accurately described as technical death metal. Yet technicality may not necessarily be the first word that enters the minds of the newcomer. Rather it is the rippled grooves and the fundamentals of memorable songwriting that make the ...

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GOROD: 'The Axe Of God' Video Released

"The Axe Of God", the new video from French progressive technical death metallers GOROD, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's fourth full-length album, "A Perfect Absolution", which will be released in the U.S. on May 8 via Unique Leader Records (March in Europe through Listenable Records). The CD was mixed by ...

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ABIOTIC Begins Recording Debut Album

South Florida's ABIOTIC entered Sonic Assault Studios in Cape Coral, Florida on April 23 with producer Charles J and engineer Phil Pluskota to begin recording its debut album for a late 2012 release via Metal Blade Records. The cover artwork for the CD will be created by Daniel McBride. ABIOTIC stormed onto the underground metal ...

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EPHEL DUATH: New EP Details Revealed

EPHEL DUATH, the formerly Italian, currently U.S.-based band which is known as a modern mixture of avant-garde metal and progressive rock with jazz-fusion and hardcore punk elements, will release its new EP, "On Death And Cosmos", on June 21 in Europe and August 14 in the U.S. via Agonia Records. The CD cover artwork was ...

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MASTODON's BRENT HINDS Featured In Science Channel's 'Oddities' (Video)

Brent Hinds of Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON was featured in the "Meat Mastodon" episode of "Oddities", which premiered on March 10 on the Science channel. You can watch video footage of his appearance below. (Note: The Hinds segment begins around the 5:15 mark.) "Oddities" is a half-hour documentary/reality television program which follows the operation of ...

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ABIOTIC Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Miami, Florida's ABIOTIC has inked a worldwide, multi-album deal with Metal Blade Records. ABIOTIC stormed onto the underground metal scene with the release of the "A Universal Plague" EP in September 2011. Since then, through word of mouth online and steady gigging in the Southeast, ABIOTIC has become one of the top bands to watch. ...

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ATHEIST Added To 'Death To All Tour 2012'

Seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST have been added to three shows (Orlando, Atlanta and Dallas) on the "Death To All Tour 2012" in benefit of Sweet Relief. This five-city trek will feature a majority of DEATH's amazing musicians, as well as special guests. This tour will celebrate the life and music of Chuck Schuldiner, as ...

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GORGUTS Added To 'Death To All Tour 2012'

Canadian technical death metallers GORGUTS have been confirmed as the support act for the "Death To All Tour 2012" in benefit of Sweet Relief. This five-city tour will feature a majority of DEATH's amazing musicians, as well as special guests. This tour is to celebrate the life and music of Chuck Schuldiner, as well as ...

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SPAWN OF POSSESSION: 'Incurso' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Incurso", the third full-length album from Swedish tech-death assassins SPAWN OF POSSESSION, sold around 700 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD debuted at position No. 63 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who ...

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