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THE CROWN Releases New Album Today in North America

THE CROWN’s new studio album, Death Is Not Dead, is out today in North America! To purchase Death Is Not Dead, head over to iTunes for a digital copy or CM Distro for a variety of physical formats, including an exclusive yellow LP (limited to 100 copies in the USA). For a preview of the album, be sure to check out the tracks “Headhunter” and “Speed Kills (Full Moon Ahead)”. Death Is Not Dead is the 8th studio release from […]

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Finnish Folk Metal Forbearers ENSIFERUM Unleash New Video

One Man Army is the sixth studio album from Finnish folk metal forbearers, ENSIFERUM. Set to drop next month via Metal Blade Records, the predominantly analog-recorded offering was captured by award-winning producer Anssi Kippo (Children Of Bodom, Impaled Nazarene, Entwine etc.) at Astia-Studios in Lappeenranta, Finland and delivers eleven punishingly epic odes alongside four bonus cuts featuring the band’s rendition of Barathrum’s “Warmetal,” Iron Maiden’s “Wrathchild,” Uriah Heep’s “Lady In Black,” and Judas Priest’s “Breaking The Law,” initially unveiled as […]

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Doom Metal band AETHYR to Release Second Full Length

On February 19th Russian Doom Metal band AETHYR will release their second full length album titled “CORPUS” on the U.S. Metal Label CIMMERIAN SHADE RECORDINGS. “CORPUS” is said to be AETHYR’s fierce statement of its uncompromising stance against all coercion, fantastically pseudo-Romanian with an overwhelming atmosphere of cataclysmic fury tenaciously rooted in a vast blackened atmosphere of occultism that hurls listeners into a boundless world: equal parts desolation, misery and rage. “CORPUS” will have a physical & digital release; the […]

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NAPALM DEATH Launch New Song Online

In the light of the upcoming release date for their newest, 15th studio album “Apex Predator – Easy Meat” on January 26th, 2015 in Europe and January 27th, 2015 in North America via Century Media Records, UK Grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH are now launching a second promotional track online. Check out the song “How The Years Condemn” via the websites of Stereogum for North America and Metal Hammer (Germany) for Europe here: http://smarturl.it/howtheyearscondemnND NAPALM DEATH’s bassist Shane Embury checked in […]

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Bedemon (early Pentagram) “Child of Darkness” to See Reissue

Relapse Records is proud to announce the official re-release of BEDEMON’s archival recordings, Child of Darkness. Widely considered America’s first doom metal band, BEDEMON formed in 1973 and consisted of original Pentagram members Randy Palmer, Geof O’Keefe, and Bobby Liebling. The group was an offshoot of Pentagram, with a darker and doomier tone. BEDEMON recorded various sessions spanning from 1973-1979 which are being made available once again after being out-of-print for over 10 years. Child of Darkness will be made […]

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CRIMSON SWAN signs with Quality Steel Records

Rising Death-Doomers CRIMSON SWAN from Hamburg (Germany) have just signed a deal with Quality Steel Records! Their debut full-length album will be released in March 2015 – details are coming soon. CRIMSON SWAN are blending atmospheric Death-Doom with oppressive Funeral Doom parts and haunting melodies. Be prepared! Line-Up: Robert – Guitars Simon – Vocals & Guitars Marcos – Keys Jakob – Bass Martin – Drums The roots of the band date back to a vacation in 2010, that Robert, Simon […]

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ARCH ENEMY’s Alissa White-Gluz Takes Cover of Revolver Magazine’s January 2015 Issue

Revolver Magazine recently unveiled their January 2015 “Metal Health” issue, featuring fitness secrets from some of heavy metal’s strongest stars – including Alissa White-Gluz, front-woman of metal icons ARCH ENEMY! Available on newsstands now, this special issue sees Alissa on the cover alongside Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein (http://officialdoyle.com). In the world of heavy music, fitness is the new debauchery; more rockers are forgoing drugs, drinks, and STDs to work out and eat right. As an animal rights activist and vegan, […]