Monthly Archives December 2011

ALL SHALL PERISH – Spring US Dates With CARNIFEX!



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American deathcore act ALL SHALL PERISH will reportedly team up with CARNIFEX for a U.S. tour this spring (caution: there has been no announcement of any sort to date). Support will apparently be provided by Fleshgod Apocalypse, The Contortionist, and Conducting From The Grave. Two dates have surfaced thus far:

4/12 Louisville, KY @ Expo Five
4/20 Worcester, MA @ the Palladium (New England Metal & Hardcore Fest)

Source: Lambgoat

http://www.allshallperish.com/

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MALICE – Sign With SPV/STEAMHAMMER



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Reunited Los Angeles heavy metal legends MALICE have inked a deal with SPV/Steamhammer. The band is currently recording updated versions of six classic MALICE metal anthems such as “Stellar Masters” and “No Haven For The Raven” as well as “four killer new tracks” for an album which is due to be released sometime early in 2012.

MALICE’s current lineup includes three original members — Mick Zane on guitar, Jay Reynolds on guitar and Mark Behn on bass — alongside Pete Holmes (BLACK ‘N BLUE, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP) on drums and James Rivera (HELSTAR, VICIOUS RUMORS, SEVEN WITCHES, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM) on vocals.

In an early 2011 interview with KNAC...

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SIRENIA – Post New Music Video Online



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Norwegian symphonic gothic metal band SIRENIA posted a new music video for the track “The End of It All.” The track appears on the the band’s latest LP “The Enigma Of Life,” which was released in early 2011 via Nuclear Blast Records.

Check out the video HERE.

Source: Metalunderground

http://www.mortenveland.com/sirenia/

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FEHLER – Sign With HAMMERHEART RECORDS!



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Hammerheart Records has announced the signing of Dutch act FEHLER. Hammerheart’s Guido Heijnens commented:

“From the first moment I heard the unmixed version of ‘DISSONA’ I knew this was a killer release, and after talking to the FEHLER guys I was convinced all involved would work hard to get the band out there.One thing is for sure, the band’s name (which is German for ‘mistake’) will be opposite to the feeling you get after hearing this monster of an album!

“Fehler is a four-piece sludge metal outfit from the south of the Netherlands, known for their dark blend of ground shaking riffs combined with heavy rhythms and dissonant atmospheres...

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RIOT – Confirmed To Play Headbanger’s Open Air 2012



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Den Headz, RIOT are confirmed to perform a legendary set, including most of their classics, at Headbanger’s Open Air 2012, scheduled for July 26th – 27th in Brande-Hoernerkirchen, Germany.

Acts confirmed for the festival include: ADX, ARTILLERY, BLACKSMITH, FIST, THE GATE, HADES, HELLBRINGER, HOBBS ANGEL OF DEATH, IN SOLITUDE, JAGUAR, LORD, MEGAHERA, PAGAN ALTAR, PORTRAIT, POWERMAD, RIOT, THE SANITY DAYS, SILVER MOUNTAIN, SINNER, SOLEMNITY, TALES OF HORROR, TANKARD, VANDERBUYST.

Further festival details at this location.

Source: BW&BK

http://www.riotrockcity.com/

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DEAN GUITARS – “Live from NAMM” Webcast 2012 Details!



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For 35 years Dean Guitars has been making sought after instruments that have been seen on the biggest stages in the world. From ZZ Top’s fuzz-covered Dean Z’s, Sammy Hagar and his “Red Rocker” ML, Dimebag Darrell’s legendary Dean from Hell to Dave Mustaine and his Dean VMNT at the epic 2011 Big 4 concerts, Dean guitars has created an undeniable legacy that has been embraced by guitar enthusiasts worldwide.

Watch a promo teaser for “Live from NAMM” Webcast 2012 HERE!

SEE THE 2012 DEAN GUITARS NAMM SHOW IN STREAMING HD AT DEANGUITARS.COM/WEBCAST!

Jan 20-22, 2012

Dean Guitars is the only company to date to give the global guitar community an all-access ticket to NAMM with a multi-camera, real-time HD webcast. Exclusive technology partnerships with Livestream...

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CHIMAIRA – Announce New Lead Guitarist



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American groove metallers CHIMAIRA are pleased to announce that Emil Werstler (DAATH) will be handling lead guitar duties for the band in 2012. Here’s more word on that:

“Fans already know Emil from the Coming Alive DVD, the insane guitar solo at the end of “Samsara”, and most recently on stage playing bass for The Age Of Hell tour.

For those that don’t know, time to get familiarized. Listed as one of modern metal’s most important guitar players, Mr. Emil Werstler.”

In related news, it would appear that soon to be former Chimaira guitarist Rob Arnold will be starting a new project with former Chimaira drummer Andols Herrick. Two recent tweets from Herrick read as follows:

“Would it be safe to assume that if soon, me and my friend Rob Arnold were to write some music togethe...

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SEPULTURA – Confirm Asia Relentless Tour 2012 Dates In Indonesia


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According to Thejakartapost.com, Brazilian heavy metal legends SEPULTURA are set to perform in five cities in Indonesia in February 2012, its promoter says.

The band will perform in Medan, North Sumatra, on February 3, Makassar, South Sulawesi, on the 4th, Jakarta on the 9th, Surabaya, East Java, on 11th, and finally in Bali on the 12th on its Asia Relentless Tour 2012.

“They will stay longer in Indonesia because they had canceled shows in Thailand and Singapore,” an officer of promoter Sony Horizon, Isam, said Wednesday as quoted by tempo.co.

Sony Horizon will be working with Malaysian promoter Netzah Production.

Sepultura will continue its tour in the Malaysian cities of Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu...

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AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED – Release Free Holiday EP



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AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED has released Make A Joyful Noise, their brand new holiday EP, as a free download for a limited time at this location. The EP, a return to form of the spastic cybergrind that made the band infamous, was originally released as a limited edition flexi-disc in issue #87 of Decibel Magazine. The issue is available for purchase here.

Source: Lambgoat

http://www.myspace.com/agoraphobicnb

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DIMMU BORGIR – Announces New World Tour Dates


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Norwegian symphonic black metal act DIMMU BORGIR have announced a series of upcoming European and South/Central American live shows. The currently announced dates are as follows, with more details
to be announced in the near future:

Feb 19 TBA Mexico City, Mexico
Feb 21 TBA San Salvador, El Salvador
Feb 23 TBA San Jose, Costa Rica
Feb 25 TBA Caracas, Venezuela
Feb 27 TBA Bogota, Colombia
Feb 29 TBA Antofagasta, Chile
Mar 02 TBA Santiago, Chile
Mar 04 TBA Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mar 06 TBA Sao Paulo, Brazil
Jun 07 Sweden Rock Festival Norje, Sweden
Jun 09 Novarock Nickelsdorf, Austria
Jun 15 Ost Fest Bucharest, Romania
Jun 17 Hellfest Clisson, France
Jun 23 Graspop Metal Meeting 2012 Desschel, Belgium
Aug 03 W.O.A. Wacken, Germany
Aug 09 Brutal Assault Jaromer, Czech Republic
Aug 11 Bl...

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