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TESTAMENT: Third Trailer For 'Brotherhood Of The Snake' Album

The third trailer for "Brotherhood Of The Snake", the twelfth album from San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans TESTAMENT, is available below. The CD will be released on October 28 via Nuclear Blast. The cover was once again created by renowned artist Eliran Kantor, who also handled the art for the TESTAMENT's last album, ...

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ICED EARTH Enlists Guitarist JAKE DREYER

ICED EARTH has announced the addition of guitarist Jake Dreyer (WITHERFALL, WHITE WIZZARD, KOBRA AND THE LOTUS) to the group's ranks. He joins the band as the replacement for Troy Seele, who announced his departure from ICED EARTH in August due to family responsibilities. ICED EARTH guitarist/founder Jon Schaffer said in a statement: "We're excited ...

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Video Premiere: ASPHYX's 'Forerunners Of The Apocalypse'

"Forerunners Of The Apocalypse", the new video from Dutch doom death metal pioneers ASPHYX, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Maurice Swinkels of Younique Film (EXODUS, KATAKLYSM), who previously worked with the band on the "Deathhammer" video. Comments ASPHYX vocalist Martin Van Drunen: "'Forerunners Of The Apocalypse' is the first official video ...

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TESTAMENT: Second Trailer For 'Brotherhood Of The Snake' Album

The second trailer for "Brotherhood Of The Snake", the twelfth album from San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans TESTAMENT, is available below. The CD will be released on October 28 via Nuclear Blast. The cover was once again created by renowned artist Eliran Kantor, who also handled the art for the TESTAMENT's last album, ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist Says Fans Of More 'Melodic Stuff' Might Want To Wait For Album After 'Brotherhood Of The Snake'

Jakub Milszewski of Poland's TopGuitar conducted an interview with TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick at this year's Warwick Bass Camp in Markneukirchen, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On TESTAMENT's twelfth album, "Brotherhood Of The Snake": Alex: "I think it's a little more of a riffy ...

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TESTAMENT: First Trailer For 'Brotherhood Of The Snake' Album

The first trailer for "Brotherhood Of The Snake", the twelfth album from San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans TESTAMENT, is available below. The CD will be released on October 28 via Nuclear Blast. The cover was once again created by renowned artist Eliran Kantor, who also handled the art for the TESTAMENT's last album, ...

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New Song Premiere: CROWBAR's 'Falling While Rising'

New Orleans sludge masters CROWBAR will release their eleventh album, "The Serpent Only Lies", on October 28. The cover artwork was created by renowned artist Eliran Kantor, who has previously worked with bands like HATEBREED, SOULFLY and KATAKLYSM. The first song from "The Serpent Only Lies", titled "Falling While Rising", can be streamed below. "'Falling ...

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CROWBAR To Release 'The Serpent Only Lies' Album In October

New Orleans sludge masters CROWBAR will release their eleventh album, "The Serpent Only Lies", on October 28. The cover artwork was created by renowned artist Eliran Kantor, who has previously worked with bands like HATEBREED, SOULFLY and KATAKLYSM. Said CROWBAR frontman Kirk Windstein: "I intentionally went back and listened to a lot of old CROWBAR ...

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ICED EARTH Guitarist TROY SEELE Quits

Guitarist Troy Seele has announced his departure from ICED EARTH due to family responsibilities. He says: "After close to ten years as a guitarist in ICED EARTH, the time has come for me to step away. "Some of you know, but many do not, that I have a child with autism. In the past, I ...

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TESTAMENT's 'Brotherhood Of The Snake' Was 'Probably The Most Difficult Record We've Ever Done,' Says CHUCK BILLY

ARTE Concert conducted an interview with TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy and lead guitarist Alex Skolnick at this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which was held August 4-6 in Wacken, Germany. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On writing "Brotherhood of the Snake": Chuck: "It was a long time, about a year and a ...

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TESTAMENT: 'Brotherhood Of The Snake' Cover Art Unveiled

The cover art of "Brotherhood Of The Snake", the twelfth album from San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans TESTAMENT, can be seen below. The CD will be released on October 28 via Nuclear Blast. The cover was once again created by renowned artist Eliran Kantor, who also handled the art for the TESTAMENT's last ...

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ICED EARTH: Video Footage Of BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of ICED EARTH's July 16 performance at the Bang Your Head!!! festival in Balingen, Germany can be seen below. ICED EARTH will headline the "MTV Headbangers Ball" European tour in December. Support on the trek will come from ENSIFERUM, KATAKLYSM and UNEARTH. ICED EARTH took a break from touring in 2015, primarily ...

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DEATH ANGEL: Third 'The Evil Divide' Album Trailer

San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL will release their new album, "The Evil Divide", on May 27. The CD was once again recorded at AudioHammer studios in Sanford, Florida with producer Jason Suecof (TRIVIUM, DEICIDE), who previously worked on 2010's "Relentless Retribution" and 2013's "The Dream Calls For Blood". Mastering duties were handled by ...

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Video Premiere: FEAR FACTORY's 'Expiration Date'

"Expiration Date", the new video from Los Angeles industrial metallers FEAR FACTORY, can be seen below. The clip was filmed with director Tommy Jones, who has previously worked with KATAKLYSM, SOILWORK, LAMB OF GOD, CARCASS and TESTAMENT, among others. "Expiration Date" is taken from FEAR FACTORY's latest album, "Genexus", which was released on August 7, ...

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New Song Premiere: DEATH ANGEL's 'Cause For Alarm'

"Cause For Alarm", a brand new song from San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "The Evil Divide", which will be released on May 27 via Nuclear Blast. The CD was once again recorded at AudioHammer studios in Sanford, Florida with producer ...

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New Song Premiere: DEATH ANGEL's 'The Moth'

"The Moth", a brand new song from San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "The Evil Divide", which will be released on May 27 via Nuclear Blast. The CD was once again recorded at AudioHammer studios in Sanford, Florida with producer Jason ...

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