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BATTLE BEAST: Noora and Joona talking about the album's title and artwork

BATTLE BEAST: Noora and Joona talking about the album's title and artwork

Finnish heavy metallers, BATTLE BEAST, announced the release of their 4th studio album, Bringer Of Pain on February 17th, 2017 through Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band has launched the first album trailer, which shows vocalist Noora and guitarist Joona talking about the album's title and artwork, today.

 

Also check out the brand-new music video for 'King For A Day,' directed by Markus Nieminen (Oy Routafilmi AB).

 

Recorded and produced at JKB Studios by keyboardist Janne Björkroth, Bringer Of Pain was also mixed by him alongside Viktor Gullichsen and Mikko Karmila, while mastering was…

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IMMORTAL To start recording their 9th album this month

IMMORTAL To start recording their 9th album this month

IMMORTAL will start recording their ninth studio album this month. "The songs have been ready for some time, but we wanted to record it at the right place and time. We will once again work with Peter Tägtgren at Abyss Studio, who has produced our last four albums. The band will enter the studio during wintertime to ensure we have the right atmosphere. We look forward to recording and presenting the new album to the IMMORTAL hordes sometime in 2017. The tracks that will appear on the album are: 'Northern Chaos Gods', 'Into Battle Ride', 'Gates To Blashyrkh', 'Blacker Of Worlds', 'Where…

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UNDERGROUND INC.: The Unsung Story of Alternative Rock

UNDERGROUND INC.: The Unsung Story of Alternative Rock

It was the early 90's - seemingly out of nowhere, a little grunge band called Nirvana began outselling massive commercial artists like Michael Jackson. This immediately caught the attention of the giant record companies. These small underground bands branded as 'alternative' or 'post-punk', went from being inconsequential to being potential behemoths in record sales - and the hunt began.

Hungrily sweeping for the next Nirvana, a buying frenzy ensued as small indie labels were bought out by the commercial labels on a never before seen scale. A&R execs would see random alt-rock bands…

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The Heavy Metal Tidal Wave that was Motorhead’s Umlaut

The Heavy Metal Tidal Wave that was Motorhead’s Umlaut

It’s been nearly a year since the untimely passing of Lemmy Kilmister, and up to now; some of us still feel the sadness and the void left by the legendary frontman. The Motörhead singer and bassist left a permanent mark in the music industry – more specifically the wide world of heavy metal and rock ‘n’ roll. From his raspy singing voice and his impactful lyrics, to that signature lifestyle and iconic look, everything about him represented the genre through and through. However, above all, Lemmy and the rest of Motörhead wrote a grammatical rock ‘n’ roll style that – in more ways – shaped…

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AVERSIONS CROWN: Discuss the album cover artwork

Australian metal destroyers AVERSIONS CROWN will unleash their sophomore album, Xenocide on January 20th via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Today, the band has released their third video trailer for that record, in which they discuss the album cover artwork. Xenocide was tracked by Adam Merker at Studio Anders Debeerz in Brisbane and mixed and mastered by Mark Lewis (WHITECHAPEL, DEVILDRIVER, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER) from Audio Hammer.

 

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Septicflesh to record with the FiImharmonic Orchestra of Prague again

Septicflesh to record with the FiImharmonic Orchestra of Prague again

SEPTICFLESH are progressing at fast pace in the making of their next full-length, which is tentatively due in the first half of 2017 The Greek demons are currently announcing to record once again with the Filmharmonic Orchestra of Prague on the 18th and 19th of December. Guitarist and award winning classical composer Christos Antoniou has already successfully collaborated with the Czech orchestra for the acclaimed previous SEPTICFLESH masterpieces 'Communion' (2008), 'The Great Mass' (2008), and 'Titan' (2014).

SEPTICFLESH have previously revealed that the work on their next album is already…

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RELAPSE RECORDS Launches Free 2016 Sampler

RELAPSE RECORDS Launches Free 2016 Sampler

Relapse Records has released their free annual label sampler showcasing the label’s eclectic roster and featuring a track from every 2016 releases in addition to songs from brand new signings to look forward to next year. The 40-song sampler is available for free download and streaming via Bandcamp at this location. From death metal and grindcore to experimental and electronic music, there is something for every listener!

Please post and share: https://relapsesampler.bandcamp.com 

The 2016 Relapse Sampler features songs from label heavyweights such as RED FANG, NOTHING, OBSCURA, THE ALBUM…

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VADER: First track-by-track trailer for 'The Empire'

VADER: First track-by-track trailer for 'The Empire'

The longest living and most resilient tank of Poland’s Death Metal fleet, VADER, are set to unleash another sonic attack with The Empire, to be launched to the masses on November 4th via Nuclear Blast. Mastermind Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek states: "Here is the cover art for 'The Empire' created by Joe Petagno himself! The whole design includes many details connected to the main theme influencing me before and during the process of recording: war and the "cold crisis" around us today... There are also links to couple of famous movie series, which influence the generations and erupt with violence,…

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