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Submitted by newseditor on Dec 16, 2011
With their expansive atmospheres and soaring melodies, THE SAFETY FIRE's Sean McWeeney (vocals), Lori Peri (Bass), Calvin Smith (drums), Derya Nagle (guitar) and Joaquin Ardiles (guitar) make up a large part of the ever growing British progressive metal scene. Since their inception in 2006… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Dec 16, 2011
Forces Of Metal Festival, Netherlands Fails To Fulfill Contractual Obligations - MANOWAR Performance Canceled!    Following the festival organizer's failure to meet their contractual obligations, making MANOWAR's headlining performance at Forces Of Metal Festival on June 8th 2012 impossible,… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Dec 16, 2011
On next February 24th (28th in North America), Season of Mist will release a double compilation featuring 39 artists from the Electro/Indus/Dubstep scene, all remixing a track from MORBID ANGEL's latest offering "Illud Divinum Insanus".   Several of the artists who remixed songs from "Illud… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Dec 16, 2011
Portuguese/Norwegian act AVA INFERI recently shot a second video clip for their latest album, "Onyx". You can watch it on Season of Mist's YouTube channel.   Guitarist Rune Eriksen comments: "We hereby present to you Ava Inferi's ''The Living End''. This clip is our own homage to 50's… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Dec 15, 2011
Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the signing of TRIXTER for the worldwide release of the band’s reunion album in the spring of 2012!   Formed in Paramus, New Jersey during 1983, TRIXTER would learn their chops playing live in the club circuit around their hometown with the… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Dec 14, 2011
Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the signing to the label of a brand new Artist SONIC STATION for the release of their self titled debut album on February 24th 2012 in Europe and February 28th in North America.   SONIC STATION is a new Westcoast-AOR Project put together by Alexander… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Dec 10, 2011
A sampler of the forthcoming new album "HoS" from Swedish melodic hard rock sensations House of Shakira has just been made available here.   The new album “HoS” marks the recording debut of new vocalist Andreas Novak in the band and features 13 tracks full of the lush melodic vocal… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Dec 10, 2011
Aussie technical death metal outfit, Psycroptic, has revealed the cover art for the band’s fifth studio album, The Inherited Repression, which will hit stores on February 7th in North America and February 10th in Europe on Nuclear Blast Records.   Commented Psycroptic guitarist, Joe Haley, “… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Dec 10, 2011
Successful Swiss Pagan band ELUVEITIE has been confirmed to headline the Paganfest Tour in spring 2012 with PRIMORDIAL, NEGURA BUNGET, HEIDEVOLK and SOLSTAFIR.   Singer Chrigel Glanzmann states: "Of course we look forward to the Paganfest Tour 2012! One hand, we can not wait to show our… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Dec 10, 2011
Finn progressive metallers Status Minor have completed work on their second album entitled "Ouroboros".  Building on the critically acclaimed sound heard on their 2010 debut "Dialog", the new album sees the band get heavier and more direct yet retaining the musicianship and song sense of song… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Dec 7, 2011
The Australian Metallers of PEGAZUS have just returned from their very successful European headlining club tour, after being away from the European live-scene for 13 years. Founding member and guitarist Johnny Stoj about being back in Europe after so many years: " I can only say that I have been… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Dec 7, 2011
French metallers Eths' third album will hit the stores on March 2nd (13th in North America), 2012 and the band aptly named it “III”.Vocalist Candice comments on her recording sessions: "Sensitivity, right tone, right grunt, breath, emotion, be exposed, introspection, re-do, re-do, tiredness,… Read More