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SOIL Plays Acoustic Set In Indiana (Video)

SOIL played an acoustic set and took part in a signing session on Saturday, June 30 at the Wooden Nickel Music store in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Video footage of their performance can be seen below. SOIL released its first-ever DVD, entitled "Re-LIVE-Ing The Scars", on May 8 via Bieler Bros. Records. The two-disc set, which ...

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KORPIKLAANI: 'Rauta' Video Released

"Rauta" (English-language title: "The Steel"), the brand new Markku Kirves-directed video from Finnish traditional folk metal pioneers KORPIKLAANI, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's eighth studio album, "Manala", which will be released on August 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork was created by Finnish artist Jan Yrlund and can ...

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SOIL Interviewed At U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival (Video)

Total Rock conducted an interview with SOIL at this year's Download festival, which was held June 8-10 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. SOIL released its first-ever DVD, entitled "Re-LIVE-Ing The Scars", on May 8 via Bieler Bros. Records. The two-disc set, which was recorded live on ...

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Odalheim - UNLEASHED

Anyone shocked that on their 11th album Swedish death metal juggernaut UNLEASHED haven't stepped outside of their musical comfort zone nor made any drastic lyrical departures from the Viking tales and pagan escapades on which they've hung their horned helmets long ago? You're not? Good for you. UNLEASHED do what they do very well and ...

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KORPIKLAANI: Official 'Kunnia' Lyric Video Available

The official lyric video for "Kunnia" (English-language title: "Honor"), a brand new song from Finnish traditional folk metal pioneers KORPIKLAANI, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's eighth studio album, "Manala", which will be released on August 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork was created by Finnish artist Jan Yrlund ...

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POP EVIL: New Audio Interview With LEIGH KAKATY

Brian Rademacher of RockEyez recently conducted an interview with vocalist Leigh Kakaty of Grand Rapids, Michigan hard rockers POP EVIL. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. POP EVIL's latest album, "War Of Angels", came out last July to much critical praise. The CD was helmed by Grammy ...

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KORPIKLAANI: New Album Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Finnish traditional folk metal pioneers KORPIKLAANI will release their eighth studio album, "Manala", on August 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork was created by Finnish artist Jan Yrlund and can be seen below. Commented KORPIKLAANI vocalist Jonne Järvelä: "On the album cover, our band mascot Vaari represents Väinämöinen, who is one of the ...

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JOTNAR: Debut EP 'Giant' Out Now

Spanish modern metallers JOTNAR have inked a deal with Murdered Music/Coroner Records. The band's debut EP, "Giant", has just been released via Coroner. "Giant", which includes five tracks of melodic death metal with old-school and modern influences blended together, wasmixed and mastered at Perfect Fifth Studio in Canada. "Giant" track listing: 01. Perfect Lie 02. ...

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SOIL: 'Re-LIVE-Ing The Scars' DVD Preview Clip Posted Online

Chicago heavy rockers SOIL will release their first-ever DVD, entitled "Re-LIVE-Ing The Scars", on May 8 via Bieler Bros. Records. The two-disc set, which was recorded live on October 14, 2011 at Electric Ballroom in London, England, will contain an audio CD version of the same concert. Also included is over one hour of backstage ...

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SOIL: 'Earthday Birthday 19' Performance Footage

Fan-filmed video footage of SOIL's April 14 performance at Earthday Birthday 19 at Tinker Field in Orlando, Florida can be seen below. SOIL will release its first-ever DVD, entitled "Re-LIVE-Ing The Scars", on May 8 via Bieler Bros. Records. The two-disc set, which was recorded live on October 14, 2011 at Electric Ballroom in London, ...

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UNLEASHED: Official 'Odalheim' Lyric Video Available

The official lyric video for "Odalheim", the title track of the new album from legendary Swedish viking/death masters UNLEASHED, can be seen below. The CD, which will be released on April 20 in Europe and April 24 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records, was produced by Fredrik Folkare and recorded in at Chrome Studios ...

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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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PAIN CONFESSOR Signs With SPINEFARM RECORDS

Finnish melodic death metallers PAIN CONFESSOR have inked a deal with Spinefarm Records. The band will enter the studio this summer to record its fourth album for a late 2012 release. Commented PAIN CONFESSOR: "'Three down, fourth to go.' Finally, someone utters. But what's the deal with the new full length? We are rowing a ...

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Resurrected MASSACRE Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Resurrected 1990s Florida-based death metallers MASSACRE have inked a worldwide deal with Century Media Records. The band entered CGM Studios in Altamonte Springs, Florida on February 17 with Tim Vazquez at the helm to record two brand new songs — "Succumb To Rapture" and "Back From Beyond" — to be released as a seven-inch single ...

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UNLEASHED: New Song Available For Streaming

"Rise Of The Maya Warriors", a brand new song from legendary Swedish viking/death masters UNLEASHED, can be streamed below (courtesy of Decibel magazine). The track comes off the band's new album, "Odalheim", which will be released on April 20 in Europe and April 24 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD ...

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ARCANIUM: New Studio Webisode Released

Denver, Colorado-based metallers ARCANIUM have entered Mercenary Studios in Zion, Illinois with producers Scott Creekmore and Shaun Glass (SOIL, DIRGE WITHIN) to begin recording their sophomore album, to be released later in the year via an as-yet-undetermined record label. The second in a series of video blogs featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the new studio sessions ...

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NASUM Announces North American Tour

Legendary Swedish grinders NASUM have announced a limited number of farewell performances for 2012 including their first-ever tour on North American soil. NASUM was hit hard by the passing of guitarist and co-founder Mieszko Talarczyk in the 2004 Asian tsunami, but announced the farewell performances to mark the band's 20th anniversary and close the book ...

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UNLEASHED: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

Legendary Swedish viking/death masters UNLEASHED will release their new album, "Odalheim", on April 20 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced by Fredrik Folkare and recorded in at Chrome Studios in Sweden. With "Odalheim", UNLEASHED not only presents the follow-up to "As Yggdrasil Trembles" in the year 2012, but also continues telling its post-doomsday ...

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KALMAH Announces New Keyboardist, Continues Work On Next Album

Finnish metallers KALMAH have announced the addition of keyboardist Veli-Matti Kananen (ONE MORNING LEFT) to the group's ranks. The band states, "Velski has already played session gigs with us in Russia and Switzerland so we knew his skills and most of all his state of mindlessness." In other news, KALMAH has commenced the songwriting sessions ...

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SLAYER Has 'Seven Kick-Ass Songs' Written For Next Album

SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo has revealed via his Facebook page that he and the band's guitarist, Kerry King, "have seven kick-ass songs" written for the group's next studio album. He adds, "You're going to soil your pants!!" In a recent interview with Artisan News, King stated about the progress of the songwriting sessions for SLAYER's ...

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CALIBAN's 'I Am Nemesis' Lands On German Chart

"I Am Nemesis", the eighth studio album from German modern metallers CALIBAN, has entered the Media Control chart in the band's home country at position No. 21. Commented the band: "We are more than happy and proud about 'I Am Nemesis' entering the German chart at #21. Thanks a lot to all our fans and ...

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CALIBAN: New Video Interview Posted Online

Kaaos TV conducted an interview with German modern metallers CALIBAN when the band played at Nosturi in Helsinki on February 7. You can now watch the chat below. CALIBAN's eighth studio album, "I Am Nemesis", will be released in North America on February 28 via Century Media Records. The CD will feature guest appearances by ...

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