Hot News – Unearth new album 'Darkness In The Light' hits album charts in the U.S., Canada and Germany!

2011. Júl 19, 11:54 :

em>Darkness In The Light, the latest studio album from Massachusetts metal heavyweights, UNEARTH, landed at#72 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, #14 on the Billboard Top Independent Album chart, and #7 on the Billboard Top Hard Music Albums chart. In addition, Darkness In The Light came in at #42 on Canada's Top 200 chart, #5 on the Hard chart and #44 on the Digital Albums chart.

Chart entries don't stop here though; Darkness In The Light hit the official German Album charts coming in at position #99 and also entered the Media Markt/Saturn charts in Germany coming in at position #68!

With Darkness In The Light, the quintet have delivered their most honest and powerful statement to date, setting a new standard when it comes to marrying precision brute force and exhilarating melody. Fangoria.com commended the band in an advance review noting: "Tight riffing, varying from technical pedal-style patternsto twin-harmony Maiden/At The Gates worship, plus all the brutally chugging breakdowns, will surely serve to inspire many a karate kick in the pits come tour time. This is definitely music to move by…" Pit Riff said Darkness In The Light is, "powerful, has the right amount of grab to it, and definitely has the spit-filled rage lyrically that this kind of music once possessed before being softened for the mall kids," while Crave added: "Darkness In The Light is a first rate slice of metal that helps return the meat to the hollowed and empty husk of the metalcore genre."

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Hot News – Swedish sleaze and punk metallers Sister to tour with U.D.O. in Europe!

2011. Júl 19, 11:52 :

Swedish sleaze and punk influenced metal band SISTERhave just been confirmed as the opening band for a part of the upcoming European tour of the one and only U.D.O.!

SISTER will support U.D.O. – the band of former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider – at shows in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium and Holland. The bill will be completed by SISTER SIN.

U.D.O.
+ Sister Sin
+ SISTER
24/11/11 – NL - Zwolle - Hedon
25/11/11 – DE - Pirmasens - Quasimodo
27/11/11 – DE - Berlin - C-Club
30/11/11 – BE – As - GC Drieschaar
01/12/11 – DE – Recklinghausen - Vest Arena
02/12/11 – DE - Burglengenfeld - VA Zentrum
03/12/11 – DE - Leipzig - Hellraiser
04/12/11 – DE – Köln - Essigfabrik
06/12/11 – DE - Langen - Neue Stadthalle
07/12/11 – CH - Pratteln - Z7
09/12/11 – DE - Balingen - Volksbankmesse
10/12/11 – DE - Memmingen - Stadthalle

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Hot News – Athenian Symphonic Death Metallers Nightfall´s 'Astron Black' video clip has entered the editing process!

2011. Júl 19, 11:51 :

Athenian Symphonic Death Metallers NIGHTFALL have announced that the video clip for the title track off their latest album Astron Black has entered the editing process! The expected day of release is September 1st so better stay tuned!

Yet again the concept is full of symbolisms based on ancient Greek Gods and Deities among other holy and unholy creatures. Neither the director Achilleas Gatsopoulos nor the band wanted to repeat the schemes and techniques applied in the Ambassador of Mass video (link) that was purely based on shadow puppet theatre.

"There is no reason trying to repeat a successful thing unless you do it for the money" the team sarcastically states, and continues "this is not the issue here. The challenge of creation is priceless and we strictly do it for the art thing of it"

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Hot News – Malefice: to tour with Sylosis in UK! 'Awaken The Tides' is out now!

2011. Júl 19, 11:49 :

English metal stalwarts MALEFICE will join their mates Sylosis for a monstrous Reading based assault on the UK which kicks off in Bristol on September 28, 2011 and steamrolls through the UK finishing up in London on October 7, 2011! They'll be joined by The Haarpp Machine. See them here:

Sylosis
MALEFICE
+ The Haarpp Machine
28/09/11 – UK – Bristol – Thekla
29/09/11 – UK – Cardiff – CF10
30/09/11 – UK – Birmingham – HMV Institute (Library)
01/10/11 – UK - Manchester – Club Academy
03/10/11 – UK – Leeds - Cockpit 2
04/10/11 – UK – Glasgow - Cathouse
05/10/11 – UK - Newcastle – Riverside
06/10/11 – UK - Nottingham – Rescue Rooms
07/10/11 – UK – London - Islington O2 Academy

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Hot News – French Black Metallers Glorior Belli: release cover art and track listing for‚The Great Southern Darkness'!

2011. Júl 19, 11:47 :

French Black Metallers GLORIOR BELLI have revealed the cover art and track listing for their new album The Great Southern Darkness to be released September, 23/26 via Metal Blade Records in Europe!

Comments the band: "The Great Southern Darkness has been recorded over a few months period and comprises of 11 tracks that magnify all the best elements of Glorior Belli in a twisted unique way again, a tremendous journey through dark deserts and evil swamps with Lucifer as personal guide. It's also dangerously violent and fast, yet at the same time really dark and have all the Americana/Stoner/Blues elements that I cherish. Though often warm and almost inviting, the allure of Glorior Belli's bidding is revealed by a vicious duplicity; you will find comfort here, but at an unspeakable toll. The production is clear yet just harsh enough to bring a warmth, fuzzy and completely unique sound you won't find in any other modern recordings. So load up your haversack and hit the dusty road!"

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Hot News – Anterior: launch landing page for 'Echoes Of The Fallen' album and premiere first single 'Tyranny'!

2011. Júl 19, 11:45 :

Welsh melodic Death Metallers ANTERIOR have launched a landing page where you can check into pre-order options as well as listening to the brand new song Tyranny, the third track off their upcoming second longplayer Echoes Of The Fallen! Surf over to http://www.metalblade.com/anterior to check it out!

Set for release in G/A/S on August 26, in the UK and Europe on August 29 and North America on September 13 via Metal Blade Records, the 10-track long player was recorded at Grindstone Studios through 2011 with Scott Atkins producing.

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Hot News – Blindead Video!

2011. Júl 19, 11:42 :

Watch the official video to ‘Affliction XXVII II MMIX

The video to ‘Affliction XXVII II MMIX’ is the bands first official video. Directed by Roman Przylipiak the creator of the film ‘My Little Bees’ which is based on the story told within Blindead’s critically acclaimed album ‘Affliction XXVII II MMIX’.

You can watch the video via the following link:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBCYnKooC-I

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