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East of the Wall - Cryptodira FRONT COVER

New York prog/post-metal act Cryptodira are teaming up with tech hounds East of the Wall for a new split EP, and we’ve been blessed with the opportunity to present a brand new cut from the record! Cryptodira’s new track ‘Speaking The Ocean’ can be heard after the jump.

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Keep of Kalessin - Epistemology

Norwegian Progressive Black Metal (or “Epic Extreme Metal” if you ask them) band Keep of Kalessin were holding an album artwork contest for their upcoming album Epistemology, and they’ve finally declared the winner, along with details of the album including a teaser. Also, remember the time when they lost their vocalist in the Amazonian jungle? Yeah. Well, the teaser makes me think they’re doing totally fine.

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Rest Among Ruins are now announcing the first “chapter” of a 14-song concept album in Fugue. “Beyond the Storm” is set to pave the way for the upcoming melodic death album, produced by Drewsift Stalin and features Mike Semesky (ex-Intervals, ex-The HAARP Machine, Raunchy) on vocals, rhythm guitar, and bass, Ben Schmitz on lead guitar, and Geoff Palmer on drums.

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Having long searched for a new frontman, Dark Funeral have put their woes to rest and have released a brand new music video for “Nail Them to the Cross,” the first single from the currently unnamed upcoming album.

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A little over a week ago, Marduk released “Rope of Regret,” the debut single from their upcoming thirteenth full-length album, Frontschwein. The band has now revealed both release information for the album and  a second single entitled “Wartheland.” Both can be viewed after the jump:

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Sir Christopher Lee is one of the strongest forces in entertainment, even to this day. Having starred in more than 300 films, including Lord of the Rings (being the only actor in the cast to know J.R.R. Tolkien personally), Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, and countless others (so many, in fact, that he needs his own Wikipedia page for them). Not only that, the man has a legitimate discography, with four albums and three EPs to his name.

Now, at the age of 92, Lee blesses us with another brand new single just in time for the holiday season.

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Call of the Void

Last year saw Colorado residents Call Of The Void release Dragged Down A Dead End Path, an album which battered its way onto my year end list last year along side very esteemed company. The five piece slayed my ears with a vile medley of hardcore, grind and sludge, pulling together all the nasty parts of Converge and Nails together to break most of my bones in the process. The band have now released the first track from next years Ageless and it is a belter, to use a colloquial Scottish term. Check the stream of ‘Cold Hands’ after the jump as always. View Full Article »


We’ve already told you about the emotional project that is The Aurora Borealis Project. Now, the project has not only released a collection of songs titled A Wolf In Shepherd’s Clothing but also a lyric video for the feels-heavy track ‘Mother’s Eyes’, once again echoing the themes of death and loss heard in previous tracks. Head on over the jump for the video and a link to the collection’s bandcamp page, where you can Name Your Price for the album.

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600-dodWhat happens when you combine a young guitarist and a bassist with a unique sound from Indiana with one of the biggest names in the history of death metal? Get ready to get teased with some new Dawn of Dementia after the break.

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Thrash-turned-power metal legends Blind Guardian are back at it once again, giving us just a bit more than a taste this time of their upcoming album, Beyond the Red Mirror. A full-fledged sequel to their 1995 album Imaginations From the Other Side, the new record is due out on January 30th, 2015, marking a full twenty years since the band have touched the source material.

Now we have our first course in “Twilight of the Gods,” a full song from the new record.

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