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Nevermore - Warrel Dane Passes Away Of Heart Attack

from: Metal Storm, on: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 18:07

Terrible news surfaced today for <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=127&bandname=Nevermore>Nevermore</a> and <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=503&bandname=Sanctuary>Sanctuary</a> fans as singer Warrel Dane has reportedly passed away in Brazil, according to Brazilian news source UOL. He also had a solo career and was in fact working on a new solo album. He was only 56 years old. Warrel Dane possessed a unique voice, penned thought-provoking lyrics and his music will live on. Rest in peace... <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32778>Read more...</a>

Decapitated - All Members Released From Jail Awaiting Rape Trial

from: Metal Storm, on: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 13:03

There's new developments in the <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=478&bandname=Decapitated>Decapitated</a> case. The Spokesman Review, which has been covering the case extensively, has reported that all four members of the Polish death metal band have been released from jail as they await trial of accusations they raped a Spokane woman. The band is now set to go to trial on January 16th, 2018. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32777>Read more...</a>

Powerwolf - Announce European Tour With Amaranthe

from: Metal Storm, on: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 12:49

With a <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32380">new album coming out in 2018</a>, power metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=2630&bandname=Powerwolf>Powerwolf</a> have now also announced a headline European tour! The Wolfsnächte Tour 2018 will see the wolves celebrating their heavy metal masses across Europe starting in October and concluding November 17th at Saarlandhalle Saarbrücken. Swedish melodic metal sensation <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4907&bandname=Amaranthe>Amaranthe</a> and Germany's heavy/glam high flyers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=7038&bandname=Kissin%26%23039%3B+Dynamite>Kissin' Dynamite</a> will be joining in as special guests. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32776>Read more...</a>

Sigh - New Album Update, Coming Out In 2018

from: Metal Storm, on: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 12:41

<a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=30777">At the end of last year</a>, Japanese avantgarde metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=531&bandname=Sigh>Sigh</a> announced that they were working on a new album, <i>Heir To Despair</i>, which is now nearing completion, one year later, according to their latest update. The band also confirmed that it's being released some time in 2018 to follow <i>Graveward</i> (2015). <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32775>Read more...</a>

Monster Magnet - Reveal New Album Details

from: Metal Storm, on: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 12:30

<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=2664&bandname=Monster+Magnet>Monster Magnet</a> are finally releasing a new album! Titled <i>Mindfucker</i>, it's said that the stoner metal band puts the pedal to the metal on this album. <i>Mindfucker</i> will be released on March 23rd, 2018 via Napalm Records and can be pre-ordered <a href="http://shop.napalmrecords.com/monstermagnet">here</a>. Watch out for new music from mastermind Dave Wyndorf and company and check out the album details below. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32774>Read more...</a>

Bell Witch - To Headline European Tour

from: Metal Storm, on: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 12:14

Seattle based funeral doom duo <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=7509&bandname=Bell+Witch>Bell Witch</a> is honoured to announce an extensive headlining tour across Europe, where the band will perform in support of well-acclaimed latest effort <i>Mirror Reaper</i>. More than one month long tour, scheduled for next March/April, will also include appearances at festivals, such as <a href="/events/event.php?event_id=142641">Doom Over Leipzig</a> and <a href="/events/event.php?event_id=139168">Roudburn Festival</a>. Supporting <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=7509&bandname=Bell+Witch>Bell Witch</a> on select dates will be <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=1514&bandname=Monarch>Monarch</a> and <b>Aerial Ruin</b>. All confirmed dates can be found below the official tour flyer. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32773>Read more...</a>

Therion - Share Artwork, Tracklist And Release Date Of New Rock Opera

from: Metal Storm, on: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 13:02

On February 2nd, symphonic metal pioneers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=6&bandname=Therion>Therion</a> will finally release Christofer Johnsson's monumental brainchild <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32104"><i>Beloved Antichrist</i></a>, a rock opera loosely inspired by Vladímir Soloviov's "A Short Tale Of The Antichrist". The entire piece reaches a length of 3 hours. The dramatic and epic opus comes to life through 27 different character roles, performed by long-time band members like Thomas Vikström, Lori Lewis and Chiara Malvestiti, amongst many others. The band will unveil the first excerpt from <i>Beloved Antichrist</i> in single form before Christmas - and today, they present the cover artwork designed by Thomas Ewerhart, as well as the tracklist. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32772>Read more...</a>

Anthrax - Announce Live DVD &#039;Kings Among Scotland&#039;

from: Metal Storm, on: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 12:53

Thrash icons <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=35&bandname=Anthrax>Anthrax</a> will see <i>Kings Among Scotland</i>, the band's long-awaited live-in-concert DVD, arrive in stores and online on April 27th, 2018. Captured last February 15th at the band's sold-out concert at Glasgow's historic venue the Barrowland Ballroom, the two-hour set incorporates the band's entire live show along with interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and other B-roll shot on the band's tour bus, backstage, in hotels and elsewhere. The DVD will also include a "gear rundown" from each of the band members. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32771>Read more...</a>

Iron Angel - To Release First Album In Over 30 Years

from: Metal Storm, on: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 12:39

German heavy metal speeders <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4391&bandname=Iron+Angel>Iron Angel</a> are back on the road. But the band will bring to light a new album as well, called <i>Hellbound</i>, which will be released on May 4th, 2018. The group inked a deal with Mighty Music/Target Group. Mighty Music will release their next two albums. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32769>Read more...</a>

Dark Buddha Rising - Unveil New EP Details

from: Metal Storm, on: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 12:29

After promising a new release for next year, the Finns <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=6698&bandname=Dark+Buddha+Rising>Dark Buddha Rising</a> have revealed all the details about it. The black gates that <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=6698&bandname=Dark+Buddha+Rising>Dark Buddha Rising</a> opened a decade ago with <i>I</i> open further in 2018, as the band announces the <i>II</i> EP, due for release via Neurot Recordings on 23rd March 2018. Feast your eyes on the cover art and tracklist. Sample sounds are available on the video below as well. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32770>Read more...</a>

Iperyt - Entire New Album Streaming

from: Metal Storm, on: Monday, December 11, 2017 - 19:24

More than six years after they released <i>No State Of Grace</i>, the Polish industial black metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=6175&bandname=Iperyt>Iperyt</a> are making their triumphant return with the album <i>The Patchwork Gehinnom</i>. If you were waiting to hear their entire new musical creation, you are in luck because it is being streamed in its entirety over at <a href="http://echoesanddust.com/2017/12/album-stream-iperyt-the-patchwork-gehinnom/">Echoes And Dust</a>​. Tell us what you think about the album. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32768>Read more...</a>

Ministry - Reveal New Album Details And Video

from: Metal Storm, on: Monday, December 11, 2017 - 15:54

Industrial metal legends <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=202&bandname=Ministry>Ministry</a> have announced that their brand new studio album, tilted <i>AmeriKKKant</i>, will be released on March 9th, 2018 via Nuclear Blast Records. Produced by Al Jourgensen, the follow-up to 2013's <i>From Beer To Eternity</i> was recorded at Caribou Studios in Burbank, CA between January and May 2017 and the artwork was created by Sam Shearon. Enjoy the first single/official music video for "Antifa" as well. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32767>Read more...</a>

Dream Theater - Join Sony Music Via InsideOut Music For New Album

from: Metal Storm, on: Monday, December 11, 2017 - 14:59

With a career that has spanned in excess of 30 years, two-time Grammy-nominated US progressive metal band <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=92&bandname=Dream+Theater>Dream Theater</a> released their ambitious 2016 concept album, <i>The Astonishing</i> and the elaborately-produced tour that followed. Now <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=92&bandname=Dream+Theater>Dream Theater</a> announces that they have signed with Sony Music Entertainment worldwide, through Sony's leading progressive music label imprint Inside Out Music, for the release of the band's forthcoming 14th studio album. They join an impressive roster of bands, many of which wouldn't exist without <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=92&bandname=Dream+Theater>Dream Theater</a> blazing a trail before them, and inspiring young musicians since the early '90s. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32766>Read more...</a>

Hamferð - Release Video For New Single

from: Metal Storm, on: Monday, December 11, 2017 - 13:02

Doomsters <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=5629&bandname=Hamfer%26eth%3B>Hamferð</a> from the Faroe Islands will release their new album, <i>Támsins likam</i>, on January 12th via Metal Blade Records. In anticipation of the release, the band has recently launched a video for the second single, "Frosthvarv", which can be viewed here. Get lost in the music below. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32765>Read more...</a>

Tristitia - New Album On The Way

from: Metal Storm, on: Monday, December 11, 2017 - 12:54

There have been many years of silence from the <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=5318&bandname=Tristitia>Tristitia</a> camp. Now the doom metal band will bring a compilation album called <i>Lamentations From The Beginning</i>, which includes the era demos 1993 & 1994 plus 2 new songs of the upcoming album, soon to be released. However, they didn't disclose when the new album will be released. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32761>Read more...</a>