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WITHERFALL To Record Second Album

U.S. epic metal shooting stars WITHERFALL will enter the studio later this month to record their second album, titled "A Prelude To Sorrow". The follow-up to "Nocturnes And Requiems" is tentatively due in early November via Century Media Records. The band comments: "WITHERFALL have finished writing and are deep into pre-production of our second LP. ...

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SANCTUARY Guitarist Says Vocalist JOSEPH MICHAEL Has 'Breathed New Life Into The Band'

After their recent performance alongside ICED EARTH in Detroit, Michigan, SANCTUARY guitarist Lenny Rutledge and touring vocalist Joseph Michael (WITHERFALL) spoke with Chuck Marshall of Metal Wani. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the decision to honor their touring commitments as a tribute to late ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION's PERRY FARRELL Hopes To Change Live Music Again With 'Kind Heaven'

The music, film and entertainment visionaries behind a groundbreaking new entertainment venture have announced that Kind Heaven will open at The LINQ Promenade in Las Vegas in 2019. Kind Heaven is the result of a partnership between Perry Farrell, whose Lollapalooza franchise has revolutionized the modern music festival, Immersive Artistry, whose award-winning co-founders have been ...

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THE ABSENCE: 'Misery Trophies' Video Released

Florida-based melodic death metal quintet THE ABSENCE has released a music video for a new song called "Misery Trophies". The track, which is also available for download and stream via digital platforms, is taken from the band's upcoming album, "A Gift For The Obsessed", which will be released on March 23 via M-Theory Audio. The ...

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Trident Wolf Eclipse - WATAIN

Ironically enough, and quite contrary to the darkness they surely wish to portray, the spotlight upon Sweden's WATAIN has shined quite brightly in terms of fanfare. The unit's notoriously vile live performances and consistently impressive and singular take on Scandinavian black metal over the last couple of decades has cemented its place as one of ...

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NEVERMORE's 'The Complete Collection': Unboxing Video

On March 9, Century Media Records will release "The Complete Collection" by NEVERMORE, an impressive 12-disc CD box set including all studio releases, the "Year Of The Voyager" live album as well as a disc of rarities. Limited to 2,000 copies, it also includes a numbered collector's certificate, an 80-page booklet (with lyrics, photos, liner ...

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SANCTUARY Taps Guitarist JOEY CONCEPCION For ICED EARTH Tour

Joey Concepcion (ARMAGEDDON, THE ABSENCE) will join Seattle metal legends SANCTUARY as their second guitarist during the band's North American tour with ICED EARTH. These upcoming shows will act as a tribute to the musical legacy of SANCTUARY singer Warrel Dane, who passed away last December. Guest vocals for SANCTUARY on the trek will be ...

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NEVERMORE's 'The Complete Collection' Due In March

Due on March 9, 2018 via Century Media is "The Complete Collection" by acclaimed U.S. progressive/thrash metallers NEVERMORE. A strictly limited 12-disc box set covering all recordings by these Seattle innovators, it includes all albums (some with bonus tracks), all EP and live releases, plus an extra disc of rarities and previously unreleased demo and ...

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Watch WARREL DANE's Final Performance On Brazilian TV, Recorded Two Weeks Before His Death

Video footage of Warrel Dane's final appearance on Brazilian TV has been posted online and can now be seen below. On November 30, the SANCTUARY and NEVERMORE frontman was joined by Brazilian guitarists Johnny Moraes and Thiago Oliveira on the show "Sonoridades", which airs on RedeTV! The trio performed acoustically and spoke to presenters Mauricio ...

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WATAIN: Lyric Video For 'Sacred Damnation' Song

Swedish black metallers WATAIN will release their new studio album, "Trident Wolf Eclipse", on January 5, 2018. The effort will be made available as an LP, standard CD, limited CD digipak, digitally as well as in a limited deluxe box set of three thousand copies. The album will also be available in a variation of ...

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ICED EARTH Releases 'Black Flag' Video

U.S. metal masters ICED EARTH have released a jaw-dropping video for the song "Black Flag", taken from the band's latest album, "Incorruptible". The clip, directed and produced by Serbia's iCODE, can be seen below. ICED EARTH guitarist and main songwriter Jon Schaffer told Shockwave Magazine about "Black Flag": "It's actually a very accurate telling of ...

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SANCTUARY/NEVERMORE Singer WARREL DANE To Release 'Shadow Work' Solo Album In 2018

Warrel Dane, the legendary vocalist of SANCTUARY and NEVERMORE, will return with his second solo album, currently created under the guidance of renowned producer Roy "Z" Ramirez (Bruce Dickinson, HALFORD, HELLOWEEN, Sebastian Bach) in 2018. "Shadow Work" is the follow-up to the acclaimed "Praises To The War Machine" (2008) and stylistically strays away from its ...

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JEFF LOOMIS Doesn't Rule Out NEVERMORE Reunion

Jeff Loomis says "it's quite possible" that he could one day reunite with NEVERMORE to record some new music. Loomis and drummer Van Williams announced their departure from NEVERMORE in April 2011 due to personal differences with singer Warrel Dane and bassist Jim Sheppard. Three years later, the guitarist joined ARCH ENEMY, with whom he ...

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