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Fleshgod Apocalypse - New European Shows Confirmed

from: Metal Storm, on: Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 13:10

After playing an extensive South American tour with their comrades in <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=282&bandname=Septicflesh>Septicflesh</a> plus a couple of Japanese shows in late 2017, it's time for Italian symphonic death metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=1806&bandname=Fleshgod+Apocalypse>Fleshgod Apocalypse</a> to hit European stages once more in March/April 2018. These will also be the band's first European appearances led by new (and old) frontman Francesco Paoli, who left his drummer's throne after <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32378">Tommaso Riccardi's departure last year</a>. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33130>Read more...</a>

Enslaved - To Reissue Hordanes Land, First Turkish Show Announced

from: Metal Storm, on: Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 12:50

The Norwegian Viking metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=97&bandname=Enslaved>Enslaved</a> just announced their first ever show in Turkey. It will happen in Istanbul on April 4th at Zorlu Performans Sanatları Merkezi. In other news, the band has also confirmed the reissue of their debut EP, 1993's <i>Hordanes Land</i> on ByNorse Music, Ivar Bjørnson Peersen's own label. The CD and digital will be released on March 2nd and the LPs on April 20th. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33117>Read more...</a>

Beast In Black - Introduce New Drummer

from: Metal Storm, on: Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 12:45

Up and coming metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=9941&bandname=Beast+In+Black>Beast In Black</a>, nominated for <a href="/awards/categories.php?cat_id=15#161">Best Power Metal Album</a> on Metal Storm Awards 2017 with their debut album, <i>Berserker</i>, will kick off their European run with Italian symphonic metal legends Rhapsody, before heading to Japan and playing at several European summer festivals. The band has announced their new permanent drummer Atte Palokangas. He has been touring with them from the end of 2017 and is a worthy successor for former drummer Sami Hänninen who left the band recently. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33129>Read more...</a>

Circles - Release New Track, Join Season Of Mist

from: Metal Storm, on: Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 12:27

Progressive metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=6162&bandname=Circles>Circles</a> finally have new music to show for. The Australian band also signed with record labels Season of Mist and Wild Thing Records for the release of their upcoming new album! If you are curious, enjoy the brand new track "Blueprints For A Great Escape" below as the first taste of what's to come. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33128>Read more...</a>

Barren Earth - Unveil New Album First Single And Details

from: Metal Storm, on: Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 13:22

Finnish progressive death metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4454&bandname=Barren+Earth>Barren Earth</a> have released the brand new single "Further Down", taken off their upcoming album, <i>A Complex Of Cages</i>. "Further Down" is available as a digital single on all download and streaming platforms and as an Instant Grat Track on iTunes and Amazon. Preorders for all physical formats of <i>A Complex Of Cages</i> are also available as of now. Enjoy! <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33127>Read more...</a>

Visions Of Atlantis - Premiere New Album Title Track

from: Metal Storm, on: Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 13:08

A new <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=409&bandname=Visions+Of+Atlantis>Visions Of Atlantis</a> tune has debuted online! As of now, you can check out the title track of their new album, <i>The Deep & The Dark</i> <a href="http://label.napalmrecords.com/blog/?entryID=1311">here</a>. The album's release is set for February 16th 2018 on Napalm Records. According to singer Siegfried Samer, the title track "encompasses everything that the album stands for: A return to the musical and lyrical roots of <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=409&bandname=Visions+Of+Atlantis>Visions Of Atlantis</a>, with colorful orchestrations, the dual vocals the band is known for, and a great, catchy hook in the chorus." <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33126>Read more...</a>

Kobra And The Lotus - Singer Battling Lyme Disease, Looking For Guitarist

from: Metal Storm, on: Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 13:00

Canadian heavy metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4326&bandname=Kobra+And+The+Lotus>Kobra And The Lotus</a> are about to reveal a new album called <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33060"><i>Prevail II</i></a>, but singer Kobra Paige has revealed that she has been secretly battling Lyme disease. Luckily, she has managed to beat it. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33118>Read more...</a>

Mortification - Former Drummer Passes Away

from: Metal Storm, on: Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 12:49

<b>Terraphobia</b> mastermind and former <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3896&bandname=Mortification>Mortification</a> guitarist Mick Jelinic has revealed that drummer Damien Percy passed away. He was behind the drum kit in Australian death metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3896&bandname=Mortification>Mortification</a> from 2005-2008. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33122>Read more...</a>

Dan Nelson - Former Singer Launches New Band

from: Metal Storm, on: Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 12:42

In case you are wondering, former <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=35&bandname=Anthrax>Anthrax</a> vocalist Dan Nelson has recently launched a new band called <b>Wolfpack Black</b>. Rounded out by bassist Pat Foote and drummer Dan Mintzer, the group's sound is described as "metal through and through" with songs that are "both brutal and catchy." For now, the group has a few shows already booked. You can follow them <a href="http://www.facebook.com/WolfpackBlackMusic/?hc_ref=ARR9yFYQkkHKlVA9It_VXSj633fnyfyi-k2mE4Xz6G37YrVd84j8amGimVobIVX3RPA">here</a>. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33119>Read more...</a>

Eïs - Confirmed For Dark Easter Metal Meeting 2018

from: Metal Storm, on: Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 12:33

German melodic black metal bringers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3540&bandname=E%26iuml%3Bs>Eïs</a> have confirmed that they will play at home turf, the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/437006360014990/">Dark Easter Metal Meeting 2018</a> in Munich, Germany which will be headlined by <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=54&bandname=Bloodbath>Bloodbath</a> and <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=59&bandname=Paradise+Lost>Paradise Lost</a>. The band will also release a new EP called <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=32842"><i>illstand Und Heimkehr</i></a> on February 23rd on Prophecy Productions. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=33115>Read more...</a>