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Taake - New York Show Cancelled Over Nazism Allegations

from: Metal Storm, on: Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 12:25

<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3359&bandname=Taake>Taake</a> is about to embark on a North American tour this March and the first show was to take place at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City. However, it seems that accusations of Nazism and hate imagery prompted the venue to cancel the show. New York City Antifa is one of the organizations that pressured the venue to cancel the show with other venues also being pressured to do the same. <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3359&bandname=Taake>Taake</a> frontman Hoest has issued a statement regarding the cancellation. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33184>Read more...</a>

Barren Earth - Release Lyric Video For New Single

from: Metal Storm, on: Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 11:51

<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4454&bandname=Barren+Earth>Barren Earth</a> have released the brand new single "Withdrawal", taken off their upcoming album <i>A Complex Of Cages</i>, which will be released on March 30th, 2018 via Century Media Records. The Finnish progressive death metal group share the track in the form of a lyric video which you can discover below. It's the album closer and described as new territory for the band. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33183>Read more...</a>

Pillorian - U.S. Tour Confirmed

from: Metal Storm, on: Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 11:46

<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=9808&bandname=Pillorian>Pillorian</a> just announced that they will be embarking on another U.S. tour in May. The atmospheric black metallers will be specifically hitting several major cities they missed on the "Autumn Crucible" tour last October and it will conclude with an appearance at this year's Northwest Terror Fest. Below are the confirmed dates and support. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33180>Read more...</a>

Doomed - Recording New Album

from: Metal Storm, on: Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 11:39

German death/doom act <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=7459&bandname=Doomed>Doomed</a> are currently recording a new album, which means the follow-up to <i>Anna</i> is coming. Titled <i>6 Anti-Odes To Life</i>, it will feature 7 new tracks and the live musicians have been more involved and contributed to the new album, expected in May. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33181>Read more...</a>

Bongzilla - Former Bassist Nate Bush Dies

from: Metal Storm, on: Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 11:38

American sludge stoner weirdos <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4715&bandname=Bongzilla>Bongzilla</a> announced that former bassist Nate Bush (also in <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=9631&bandname=Droids+Attack>Droids Attack</a>) has passed away. The band simply said: "We lost brother Nate today. RIP big man. We're burning one for you today." <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33179>Read more...</a>

The Amorettes - Stream Song, Small Tour Announced

from: Metal Storm, on: Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 11:24

Scottish hard rock trio <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=10046&bandname=The+Amorettes>The Amorettes</a> will release their new album, <i>Born To Break</i>, on April 6th via Steamhammer/SPV. You can check out the album details below. The band will also embark on a small tour as special guests to The Dead Daisies in the U.K. Their new single "Everything I Learned I Learned From Rock And Roll" is available for streaming below. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33175>Read more...</a>

Dan Swanö - 80s Demos And Live Recordings To Be Released

from: Metal Storm, on: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 13:36

If you like <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3813&bandname=Dan+Swan%26ouml%3B>Dan Swanö</a>'s work, you might want to check out this compilation. Long before Tobias Forge achieved worldwide fame with <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=5393&bandname=Ghost>Ghost</a>, there was another Swedish hard rock band with the same name. In 1983, then 10-year-old Dan Swanö started <b>Ghost</b> with his 12-year-old friend Anders Måreby, drawing influences from <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=449&bandname=KISS>KISS</a> and other classic rock groups of the late '70s and early '80s. It was six years prior to when Dan Swanö founded the death metal group <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=280&bandname=Edge+Of+Sanity>Edge Of Sanity</a>. The young duo composed 60 songs between 1983 and 1988, most of them sung in Swedish but a few in English as well. They made several demo and live recordings but never landed a record deal despite their best efforts. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33174>Read more...</a>

Runemagick - Recording New Album

from: Metal Storm, on: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 13:20

Swedish death/doom metal underdogs <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=893&bandname=Runemagick>Runemagick</a> went on hiatus after the release of <i>Dawn Of The End</i>. Now the band is back and working on a new album, <i>Evoked From Abysmal Sleep</i>, currently being recorded. The album will be released later in 2018 on LP (Aftermath Music Norway), MC (Flowing Downwards) and streaming/download (Bandcamp, Spotify). Finally, some good news for their fans! <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33169>Read more...</a>

Blitzkrieg - New Album Coming

from: Metal Storm, on: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 13:11

<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=2445&bandname=Blitzkrieg>Blitzkrieg</a> was part of the NWOBHM movement back in 80's. Now the band is back and will release their new album, <i>Judge Not!</i> on April 27th via Mighty Music. The follow-up to 2013's <i>Back From Hell</i> was recorded at Downcast Base HQ in Newcastle, U.K. by Phil Davies, but the band elected to use a different studio this time around for mixing. Because the <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=2445&bandname=Blitzkrieg>Blitzkrieg</a> members all admire the work of Denmark's Hansen Studios, most notably the mix of the <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=386&bandname=Pretty+Maids>Pretty Maids</a>' <i>Pandemonium</i> album, they enlisted Jonas Haagensen from Hansen to mix <i>Judge Not!</i>. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33170>Read more...</a>

Conan - Reveal New Album Details

from: Metal Storm, on: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 13:03

While constantly touring all over Europe and the United States, doom purveyors <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=7824&bandname=Conan>Conan</a> are currently putting the final touches on the follow up to their latest 2016-studio record, <i>Revengeance</i>. Now the band unveiled the first details about their upcoming full length, titled <i>Existential Void Guardian</i> and which will see the light of day on August 31st 2018 with Napalm Records! Mark your calendars. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33178>Read more...</a>

Skyforger - To Play Entire Debut Album, Win Latvian Awards

from: Metal Storm, on: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:58

Some time ago, Latvian Pagan metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=2362&bandname=Skyforger>Skyforger</a> announced an <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33064">Italian tour</a>. Now the band has some other news, because they will play <a href="/bands/album.php?album_id=17280&band_id=2362&bandname=Skyforger"><i>Kauja Pie Saules</i></a>, their legendary debut album for its 20th anniversary. It will happen at the Zobens Un Lemess festival. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33168>Read more...</a>

Liv Sin - Unveil New Video

from: Metal Storm, on: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:48

Liv Jagrell's new project <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=9822&bandname=Liv+Sin>Liv Sin</a> just shared their brand new video for the song "The Fall". It's the opening track of the metallers' debut album, <i>Follow Me</i>. In case you haven't checked it out, discover the song below. You just might like it. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33172>Read more...</a>

Burning Witches - Sign With Nuclear Blast Records

from: Metal Storm, on: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:41

<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=9922&bandname=Burning+Witches>Burning Witches</a> has some news to share. The band has signed a deal with Nuclear Blast. Just last year, they released their self-titled debut studio album and new music is in the works. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33173>Read more...</a>

Clouds - New Song Online

from: Metal Storm, on: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 19:58

<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=8474&bandname=Clouds>Clouds</a> have posted a not so gleeful message on Facebook this Valentine's Day. Accompanying the message is a new song, called "Do You See Me", which you can listen on <a href="https://cloudsofficial.bandcamp.com/album/do-you-see-me">Bandcamp</a> or in the video below. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33177>Read more...</a>

Alcest - Working On New Music

from: Metal Storm, on: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 13:31

<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=1748&bandname=Alcest>Alcest</a> seems to be working on new music. Now it's a waiting game until we find out if it'll be a new album, EP, and what genre it will be. The band released their last album, <i>Kodama</i> in 2016 so it's about time for something new. You can check out the band's social media sites for more updates. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33162>Read more...</a>