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Y&T - Drop Off Saxon Tour

from: Metal Storm, on: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 13:36

Veteran Bay Area rockers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4854&bandname=Y%26T>Y&T</a> have pulled out of <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=295&bandname=Saxon>Saxon</a>'s upcoming European tour due to frontman Dave Meniketti's back injury. The guitarist/vocalist is following his doctor's advice and giving himself the necessary time to heal and recover. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=34254>Read more...</a>

Hatesphere - New Album On The Way, Streaming First Single

from: Metal Storm, on: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 12:22

Scandinavian thrash/death powerhouse <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=464&bandname=Hatesphere>Hatesphere</a> have released a lyric video for the song "Corpse Of Mankind", the first single taken from their 10th studio album <i>Reduced To Flesh</i>, which will be released on October 19th via Scarlet Records. Video and other details of the upcoming new effort can be found below. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=34264>Read more...</a>

Sodom - New EP Coming

from: Metal Storm, on: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 11:07

German thrash metal veterans <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=213&bandname=Sodom>Sodom</a> have announced that their new EP, entitled <i>Partisan</i>, will be out on November 23rd via SPV/Steamhammer Records. It features two new tracks and a live recording of "Tired & Red" from this year's Rock Hard Festival. This will be the first release of the band with the <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32981">new line-up</a> and after the return of guitarist Frank Blackfire. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=34263>Read more...</a>

Wintersun - To Premiere New Song During N. American Tour

from: Metal Storm, on: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 10:31

<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=425&bandname=Wintersun>Wintersun</a> are set to begin their <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33791">North American Forest Tour</a> on September 14th and they have announced some very exciting news for their fans. The band is going to present a brand new song but they won't say from which future album it is taken and also drummer <a href="/bands/bandmember.php?member_id=2196">Heikki Saari</a> will join them for this tour. Watch the video below for the full announcement. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=34262>Read more...</a>

Demons & Wizards - Confirmed For ProgPower USA

from: Metal Storm, on: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 14:08

Metal duo <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=85&bandname=Demons+%26+Wizards>Demons & Wizards</a> will play at next year's ProgPower USA festival, set to take place on September 6-7, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=31602">The band is working on new songs</a>, but not much more is known so far about a possible new album. Check out the festival's killer line-up below. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=34253>Read more...</a>

Mats Levén - Working On Solo Album

from: Metal Storm, on: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 13:49

Legendary Swedish doomsters <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=67&bandname=Candlemass>Candlemass</a> recently announced that they <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=34203">parted ways with Mats Levén</a>, but the singer is not resting. He just announced that he is preparing a solo album and is working with several different drummers including <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=10096&bandname=Snowy+Shaw>Snowy Shaw</a> and Petter Karlsson (ex-<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=6&bandname=Therion>Therion</a>). <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=34252>Read more...</a>

Vader - Announce European Co-Headline Tour With Entombed A.D.

from: Metal Storm, on: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 12:13

Polish death metal tank <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=9&bandname=Vader>Vader</a> just finished a tour across their home country with <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=160&bandname=Marduk>Marduk</a> and the band with frontman Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek has already announced their next touring campaign. They will be co-headlining 24 European dates with Swedish death metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=8213&bandname=Entombed+A.D.>Entombed A.D.</a> Support acts for the trek will be added soon. All dates can be found below. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=34261>Read more...</a>

Cultes Des Ghoules - First Single Revealed From New Album

from: Metal Storm, on: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 10:58

Polish black metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=8277&bandname=Cultes+Des+Ghoules>Cultes Des Ghoules</a> are set to release digitally their fourth full-length album, entitled <i>Sinister, Or Treading The Darker Paths</i>, on September 23rd via Hells Headbangers Records. You can listen to the album opener, "Children Of The Moon", below and pre-order <i>Sinister, Or Treading The Darker Paths</i> <a href="https://cultesdesghoulesofficial.bandcamp.com/album/sinister-lp-2018">here</a>. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=34260>Read more...</a>

Verni - Streaming New Songs

from: Metal Storm, on: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 10:07

Legendary <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=113&bandname=Overkill>Overkill</a> bassist D.D. Verni launched solo project/band earlier this year, under the name <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=10212&bandname=Verni>Verni</a>. Now, his self-titled band announce the release of their debut album, to be entitled <i>Barricade</i>. It will be out in stores on October 12th via Mighty Music. Additionally, the band also premiere couple of new tracks, ''Lost In The Underground'' and ''Fire Up", both available for streaming down below. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=34256>Read more...</a>

Waylander - Bassist Leaves The Band

from: Metal Storm, on: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 09:53

British folk metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3018&bandname=Waylander>Waylander</a>, who are currently working hard on their upcoming full length and should be released later this year, confirmed that their long time bassist Michael Proctor left the band. Michael was part of the band for the last 23 year, and gave his effort on all four studio albums that band released through the career. <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3018&bandname=Waylander>Waylander</a> have already announced Steve Reynolds (ex-<b>Sorrowfall</b>) as the replacement for Michael. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=34251>Read more...</a>

Septicflesh - To Record Live DVD With Orchestra And Choir In Mexico

from: Metal Storm, on: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 00:54

<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=282&bandname=Septicflesh>Septicflesh</a> recently signed a <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=34176">worldwide record deal with Nuclear Blast</a> and they now have very exciting news for their fans. The Greek symphonic death metal icons will record their first ever live DVD with orchestra and choir featuring over 100 musicians! The event will take place at the Metropolitan Theater in Mexico City, on the 2nd of February 2019. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=34259>Read more...</a>

Master - Second New Track Revealed

from: Metal Storm, on: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 00:33

<a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=34211">After premiering the title track of their upcoming album</a>, <i>Vindictive Miscreant</i>, death metal legends <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3367&bandname=Master>Master</a> have now revealed another new track, entitled "Stand Up And Be Counted". Listen to the song below and pre-order the new album, which is set for release on November 28th through Transcending Obscurity Records, <a href="https://masterdeathmetal.bandcamp.com/album/vindictive-miscreant-death-metal">at this location</a>. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=34258>Read more...</a>

Powerwolf - Release New Video Clip

from: Metal Storm, on: Monday, September 10, 2018 - 14:13

The mighty power metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=2630&bandname=Powerwolf>Powerwolf</a> just released another video off of their newest album, <i>The Sacrament Of Sin</i>. Check out the epic number "Killers With The Cross" in full here below and you can still get your copy of the album in case you haven't already. Starting next month, you can catch the group on their Wolfsnächte European Tour with <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4907&bandname=Amaranthe>Amaranthe</a>. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=34249>Read more...</a>

Gehenna - Former Drummer Jan Egil Fosse Dies

from: Metal Storm, on: Monday, September 10, 2018 - 14:06

Jan Egil Fosse, also known as Blod, has passed away. He was the drummer of black metal bands like <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=1293&bandname=Gehenna>Gehenna</a> from 1998 to 2001 and <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=527&bandname=Tsjuder>Tsjuder</a> from 1998 to 1999, and he was still active in a few bands like extreme metallers <b>The Deviant</b>. Born in 1975, he died on September 4th 2018. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=34225>Read more...</a>

Long Distance Calling - Launch New Video, Announce Tour

from: Metal Storm, on: Monday, September 10, 2018 - 11:23

German post-rock powerhouse <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=2679&bandname=Long+Distance+Calling>Long Distance Calling</a> released their sixth studio album <i>Boundless</i> earlier this year, and followed it with European headline dates. Now, in advance of the second part of their European tour, they are pleased to reveal a brand new video for the track "Like A River". Videoclip was done by Simon von der Gathen. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=34248>Read more...</a>