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DAN SWANÖ: 'I Have Done Records That I Would Never Listen To Unless You Put A Gun To My Head'

David E. Gehlke of DeadRhetoric.com recently conducted an interview with Swedish multi-instrumentalist and producer Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH). A few excerpts from the chat follow below. DeadRhetoric.com: You closed Unisound several years ago, but have since reactivated it. What made you re-open the studio? Dan Swanö: I think I wanted to ...

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SEVEN WITCHES: 'Claustrophobic' Video Released

SEVEN WITCHES will release its ninth studio album, "The Rebirth", on July 16 through Entertainment One's FrostByte Media imprint. The CD was recorded at Canyon Music in Toms River, New Jersey and was mixed at Sonorous studio in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. "The Rebirth" track listing: 01. Man In The Mirror (Enemy Within) 02. Claustrophobic (No ...

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THE CULT To Release 'Electric Peace' In July

Beggars Archive has set a July 30 release date for a two-disc set from THE CULT on CD and vinyl called "Electric Peace", which will pair "Electric" with the abandoned "Peace" album, tracks from which have been released over the years on "The Manor Sessions" EP, as "Electric" B-sides and on 2000's "Rare Cult". In ...

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ENTHRALLMENT Taps JAMES MURPHY For New Album Mastering

Bulgarian death metallers ENTHRALLMENT have tapped guitarist-turned-producer James Murphy (DEATH, OBITUARY, TESTAMENT, CANCER, KONKHRA, DISINCARNATE) to master their fourth album, "The Voice Of Human Perversity", for a late 2013 release. The CD was recorded at Murder Sound Studio in Bulgaria and will feature the following track listing: 01. Screams Etched Within The Crags 02. Rats ...

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Reunited SANCTUARY Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Reunited '80s cult metal outfit SANCTUARY has inked a deal with Century Media Records. The band's "comeback" album — tentatively titled "The Year The Sun Died" — is scheduled for release before the end of the year. In 2010, four of the founding SANCTUARY members — Warrel Dane, Jim Sheppard, Lenny Rutledge and Dave Budbill ...

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Maiden England '88 - IRON MAIDEN

From the long-done era of VHS, some old irons are upped once again as metal sovereigns IRON MAIDEN revisit their "Seventh Son of a Seventh Son" era and beyond with a newly-packaged DVD and Blu-ray, "Maiden England '88". Originally a document of their 7th Tour of a 7th Tour from a pair of shows at ...

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Iconic Nightmare - WARTORN

Looking to redefine the fabled Wisconsin death trip, the cheese state's tax-paying residents WARTORN have partnered with crust-core super-magnet Southern Lord for the release of their debut onslaught, "Iconic Nightmare". Yes, just like every other band of their ilk on planet earth, it would seem, but in WARTORN's defense, they weren't born yesterday. Nope, seems ...

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SEVEN WITCHES: 'The Rebirth' Cover Artwork, Audio Samples Available

SEVEN WITCHES has completed work on its ninth studio album, "The Rebirth", to be released later in the year through Entertainment One's FrostByte Media imprint. The CD was recorded at Canyon Music in Toms River, New Jersey and is currently being mixed at Sonorous studio in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. A three-and-a-half-minute clip featuring snippets of ...

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS' Self-Titled Album To Receive U.S. Release In April

The self-titled album from Calgary, Alberta, Canada-based metallers KOBRA AND THE LOTUS will be released in the U.S. on April 16 via Simmons Records/T-Boy Records/Universal Music Enterprises (UMe). Formed in 2009 by powerhouse vocalist Brittany "Kobra" Paige, KOBRA AND THE LOTUS has been more than busy touring Canada and Europe extensively with ball-busting hard work ...

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LOST SOCIETY's 'Fast Loud Death' Lands On Finnish Chart

"Fast Loud Death", the debut album from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, has entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 25. Released on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, ...

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LOST SOCIETY: 'Trash All Over You' Video Released

"Trash All Over You", the new video from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's debut album, "Fast Loud Death", which was released on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer ...

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SEVEN WITCHES Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

SEVEN WITCHES is putting the finishing touches on its ninth studio album, "The Rebirth", to be released later in the year through Entertainment One's FrostByte Media imprint. The CD was recorded at Canyon Music in Toms River, New Jersey and is currently being mixed at Sonorous studio in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Alan Tecchio last year ...

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LOST SOCIETY: Part 5 Of 'Fast Loud Death' Track-By-Track Breakdown

Part five of a track-by-track breakdown of "Fast Loud Death", the debut album from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, can be seen below. "Fast Loud Death" will be released on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne ...

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LOST SOCIETY: Entire 'Fast Loud Death' Album Available For Streaming

"Fast Loud Death", the debut album from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, is available for streaming in its entirety below. "Fast Loud Death" will be released on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, LORDI) ...

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LOST SOCIETY: 'Fast Loud Death' Track-By-Track Breakdown - Part 4

Part four of a track-by-track breakdown of "Fast Loud Death", the debut album from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, can be seen below. "Fast Loud Death" will be released on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne ...

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LOST SOCIETY: 'Braindead Metalhead' Video Released

"Braindead Metalhead", the new video from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, can be seen below. The clip includes supportive words from several thrash legends: Mille Petrozza of KREATOR, Schmier of DESTRUCTION, and Andreas Kisser of SEPULTURA. "Braindead Metalhead" comes off LOST SOCIETY's debut album, "Fast Loud Death", which will be released on March 15 via Nuclear ...

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UNIVERSAL Sells SANCTUARY RECORDS To BMG

Vivendi SA's Universal Music Group has sold Sanctuary Records, the onetime label of BLACK SABBATH, IRON MAIDEN and MEGADETH, to BMG Rights Management as part of disposals required by regulators. The Sanctuary label was reportedly sold for $62 million in a deal that was among the asset sales asked for by European regulators after Universal ...

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HATEFORM To Release 'Sanctuary In Abyss' In March

Finnish thrashers HATEFORM will release their third album, "Sanctuary In Abyss", on March 1 via Spinefarm Records. Drums for the CD were recorded at Petrax Studios (CHILDREN OF BODOM, NIGHTWISH, ENSIFERUM) with engineer Santeri Salmi. Guitars, bass, and vocals were laid down at Ansa Studio with engineer Jori Haukio. The CD was mixed by Thomas ...

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LOST SOCIETY: 'KILL (Those Who Oppose Me)' Video Released

"KILL (Those Who Oppose Me)", the new video from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's debut album, "Fast Loud Death", which will be released on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland ...

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LOUD & PROUD RECORDS Joins RED Distribution

Veteran artist label Loud & Proud Records has entered into an exclusive multi-year distribution, marketing and label services agreement for the U.S. and Canada with New York-based RED Distribution, a division of Sony Music Entertainment. Under the terms of the agreement, RED will provide physical, digital and mobile distribution plus direct-to-consumer sales of all new ...

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LOST SOCIETY: 'Trash All Over You' Single Available For Streaming, Download

Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY will release their debut album, "Fast Loud Death", on March 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM) in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, LORDI) and it features cover artwork by Ed Repka (MEGADETH, DEATH, SANCTUARY, VENOM). The ...

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AT THE GATES, SKITSYSTEM Members Join Forces In VRAK

VRAK is an up-and-coming Swedish band featuring the inimitable vocalist Josefin Finér (BURNING KITCHEN, SJU SVÅRA Å) alongside a bunch of well-known players: guitarist Mikael Kjellman (MARTYRDÖD, SKITSYSTEM), bassist Martin Larsson (AT THE GATES, UNDERACHIEVER) and drummer Anton Grönholm (ACURSED, SANCTUARY IN BLASPHEMY). VRAK's four-song EP, "I Dream", can be streamed using the widget below. ...

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