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ALCEST To Play Entire ‘Écailles De Lune’ Album At Prophecy Fest

Prophecy Fest 2016 is shaping up nicely! The first two artists have already been announced. The German festival showcases bands from Prophecy Productions and Alcest will offer a complete performance their classic Écailles De Lune album plus a “best-of” set! This special performance will be exclusive to Prophecy Fest 2016. The band will be performing the album in its entirety for the first time. Prophecy Fest takes place in a natural cave from Old Stone Age – Balver Höhle. According […]

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NERVOSA Record New Album

Brazilian thrashers Nervosa are about to record their new album! This will be their second album and follow-up to the acclaimed Victim Of Yourself debut. The band will travel in January 2016 to the United States, where the entire process will take place. The first stage will happen at the renowned studio The Foundation, owned by Sylvia Massy (who has worked with bands like Exodus, System Of A Down, Tool, among others) in the city of Ashland, Oregon, where all […]

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SAOR Recording New Album

Scottish atmospheric black/folk metal band Saor is progressing in terms of the new album completion. Mastermind Andy Marshall has been working on the band’s third album to follow Aura. There are no details available yet, but it has been confirmed that the recordings have begun. Start preparing for a new Saor album coming in 2016! Main man Andy Marshall says: “At this time two years ago, I was recording my second album Aura when this picture was taken. Two years […]

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AWAKE THE SUN Set to Release Album February 2016

Awake The Sun is a project created by the founders of the Italian avant-garde metal band ENSOPH (active for more than 13 years with 4 albums released and many gigs played around Europe) and members from Alkemic Generator, Cube and Howl of Minerva. The project blends together dark progressive metal and electronic/ambient influences with the aim to create unique misty melancholic atmospheres and to obtain a personal interpretation of the classic European Dark/Doom metal sounds. Gloomy and technical riffs, dismal […]

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ASPHYX Enter The Studio

It seems like Asphyx are moving along in the songwriting process for their new album. The death metallers have been working on the follow-up to the crushing Deathhammer and continue working on new material. In fact, next month they will begin the year by finishing composing and arranging the new songs and will then hit the studio to start the recordings. Vocalist Martin van Drunen checked in with the following status report: “Asphyx recently ended a small tour throughout Latin […]

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IN THE WOODS… Confirmed For Graspop 2016, Add Live Guitarist

After returning to action, In The Woods… have been focusing on a new album. The recordings are done and you can expect the follow-up to Strange In Stereo (1999) to have 72 minutes of playtime. Apart from that, the band will also perform live. They are already confirmed for Norway’s Blastfest 2016, Denmark’s Metal Magic Festival IX and now also the Belgian festival Graspop Metal Meeting 2016. Accompanying the band live will be guitarist Kåre André Sletteberg as well. Here […]

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MORS PRINCIPIUM EST Guitarist Quits

Guitarist Kevin Verlay is no longer in Mors Principium Est. The Finns announced that he left for personal reasons. His stint in the group was short. Verlay toured with the band in 2013 and joined officially in 2014. He now departs and Mors Principium Est say that they will look for a new guitarist in due time. Meanwhile, they will focus on the songwriting process for their next album. The band wrote on their Facebook page: “We are more than […]

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE Release New Lyric Video

As the release date of their new album approaches, Italian symphonic metal masters Rhapsody Of Fire just released a new lyric video for the song “Shining Star”. This track will appear on their new studio album, Into The Legend and fans can satisfy their curiosity about it now. The video was directed by L.A. based movie director Neil Johnson. Enjoy this new ballad presented in wonderful landscapes above. Into The Legend tracklist: 01. In Principio 02. Distant Sky 03. Into […]

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MELECHESH Frontman Arrested For Assault

It seems like Melechesh’s frontman Ashmedi got into some trouble recently and was involved in a bar fight. He was arrested for assault. Luckily for the black metallers’ fans in Jerusalem, Israel, he will be able to play their show today despite being on house arrest. Ashmedi has now commented on the arrest charges. Ashmedi has been granted permission to rehearse with the rest of the band who are flying to Israel for today’s concert in Jerusalem which will mark […]

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WELICORUSS Release New Video

Russian symphonic black metallers Welicoruss have recently issued their new video for the title song from the current Az Esm’ album and now you can watch it here. The video was directed by the band’s guitarist/vocalist Alexey Boganov, shot by EYE cinema studio and edited by brothers Lukanins. Take a look at the final product below. Band’s commentary: “After a long time of working and trying to conceptualize our ideas, we finally would like to introduce you to our video […]