Monthly Archives March 2011

MORBID ANGEL – Unveil New Album Art


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Death metal legends MORBID ANGEL are set to return this year with ‘Illud Divinum Insanus.’

The artwork for their forthcoming opus, which is almost certainly going to be jaw dropping, can be seen above.

‘Illud Divinum Insanus’ will be released June 7th through Season of Mist.

www.morbidangel.com

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SOILENT GREEN – European Tour Dates!



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SOILENT GREEN will be launching their European Tour with TODAY IS THE DAY in April. Here are the confirmed dates:

Thu 14.04.11 Roadburn Festival, 013, Tilburg, The Netherlands.
Fri 15.04.11 Bunker, Schwalmstadt, Germany.
Sat 16.04.11 Dachstock, Bern, Switzerland.
Sun 17.04.11 Club 202, Budapest, Hungary.
Mon 18.04.11 Sottotetto Club, Bologna, Italy.
Tue 19.04.11 Arena, Vienna, Austria.
Wed 20.04.11 Exit Chmelnice, Prague, Czech Republic.
Thu 21.04.11 Debaser, Malmö, Sweden.
Fri 22.04.11 Inferno Festival, Rockerfeller, Oslo, Norway.
Sat 23.04.11 Beta, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Sun 24.04.11 Magasin 4, Brussels, Belgium.
Tue 26.04.11 Hafenklang, Hamburg, Germany.
Wed 27.04.11 Zapata, Berlin, Germany.
Thu 28.04.11 Le Nouveau Casino, Paris, France.
Fri 29.04.11 Mephisto, Barcelona, Spain.
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BORKNAGAR – Signs With CENTURY MEDIA



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Norwegian progressive black metal band BORKNAGAR has once again joined the Century Media Records roster, signing a new three-album deal with the label earlier this month. The group is currently working on their next album.

Jens Preuter (A&R, Century Media) comments: “We are very proud to welcome back such a great and highly influential band. Whether you want to call it Black-, Progressive-, Viking-, Folk- or whatever Metal, Borknagar always managed to be just themselves on a unique and high level. I already heard some pre-production demos from the upcoming album and I can tell you it will be not just another masterpiece, but probably the best material they’ve done so far...

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HAMMERFALL – Announce Special Shows


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Den Headz, HAMMERFALL is back with the new album “Infected”, set for European street-date May 20th. To celebrate this, the band decided to arrange two exclusive shows at April 28th in Hamburg and April 29th in Osnabrück, where fans can pre-listen to the whole new album three weeks before its release.

2011-03-30 08:00 – 28th April Hamburg @ Gruenspan (Germany)
29th April Osnabrück @ Ballroom (Germany)


The band wants to perform a full live set in a more intimate environment to get closer to the fans and get the chance to really connect with the whole audience. The set list will include tracks from the new album, so it will be the premiere of “Infected” live. The ticket to the show includes of a free patch and pin pack with uniquely produced material for these two nights only...

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DIMEBAG – Awarded HIGH TIMES Lifetime Achievement Doobie


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High Times celebrated the best in stoner music at the 9th Doobie Awards in Austin on Mar. 20. Comics Doug Benson and Rob Cantrell (below) provided the laughs, and Rex Brown and Rita Haney accepted Dimebag Darrell’s posthumous Lifetime Achievement Doobie (below with High Times’ Bobby Black). Pantera guitarist Dimebag (Darrell Abbott) was murdered on stage in 2004. Brown is the band’s bassist and Haney is Abbott’s widow.


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Also in attendance at the Doobies, held at Emo’s on 6th St., were Asher Roth, DJ Babu and Rakaa from Dilated Peoples, and Austin City Council candidate Kris Bailey (below with Texas Teapot Party’s Dave Chastain). Bands on the bill included Smoker’s Club (featuring Curren$y and Smoke Dza), Chief Greenbud, the Contrabandits, Honky, Blower and Suplecs.

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DEVILDRIVER – Bassist Jon Miller Quits Band!


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Den Headz, we have got some unfortunate news to report. DEVILDRIVER bass player Jonathan Miller has announced that he is leaving the group after nine years. Here’s the official statement:

“I just wanted to thank all of the DevilDriver fans around the world for their die-hard love and support for the past 9 years. Yesterday, I decided to leave DevilDriver. It was the most difficult decision of my life but it is something that I needed to do for myself. I had the best times of my life hanging out with all of you guys but it is time for me to move on. Much love to everyone.”

http://www.myspace.com/devildriver

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SLAYER – Another Guitarist To Fill-In


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CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Pat O’Brien will fill in for EXODUS’ Gary Holt when Holt leaves the SLAYER European tour to play with his own band Exodus at the Estadio Nacional in Santiago, Chile on April 4. Holt has been filling in for Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman since the tour kicked off February 26 in Australia.

Holt’s last show with Slayer will be April 4 in Padova, Italy; O’Brien will join the band for the April 6 show in Croatia, and will finish the European dates with Slayer that wrap up on April 14 in Holland.

Hanneman has amazed his doctors with his speedy recovery from an infection thought to have been caused by a spider bite. Following surgery on his right arm, he continues his physical therapy and has already been practicing with his guitar.

http://www.slayer.net/

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MUTINY WITHIN – Issues Update


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MUTINY WITHIN bassist AJ has issued the following update:

“Let me start by saying that, today, we’ve posted 2 new videos for you all to check out. See the first one below, and the second video is a compilation of footage from the past two years set to track 5 from our debut album, Forsaken. Hope this brings a tear to your eye, and crank it up!!

For the past few months, underneath the snow, we’ve been writing and recording pre-production. The new material is sounding great, we’re so excited for it. It’s a fresh sound that takes things up a level, you won’t be disappointed! Over the next few months, we’ll be giving you lots of inside looks so keep an eye out for that...

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BLOODIEST – ‘Descent’ Now Available


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Den Headz, BLOODIEST have released their new album, ‘Descent’ today in North America on CD/Digital so pick up your copy at any of the stores listed below or order online now at www.Relapse.com! For a list of stores located closest to you, check out www.wheresthemetal.com.

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WORMROT – Ultra-Limited Splatter Vinyl!


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Since the release of their debut album Abuse, Singapore’s WORMROT have been taking the grindcore world by storm. Now, the band are preparing to unleash their head-crushing new album DIRGE, and to celebrate, we’re releasing a very special, ultra-limited edition Black & White Splatter vinyl featuring two bonus tracks not available on the CD!

This killer collectible looks almost as vicious as the music sounds, and is strictly limited to just 100 copies worldwide!!

There’s already been a huge interest in this and the remaining vinyls are expected to go very quickly, so you need to pre-order your copy now to ensure you don’t miss out! The vinyl is ONLY available from the Earache Webstore, so head there and reserve yours now before it’s too late!!!

European Webstore – http://j.mp/dYapQg

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