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DARKNESS reveal album details

News/nyheterPosted by Hallowed nyheter 2018-08-02 16:49
Thrash metal veterans DARKNESS are going to release their new album "First Class Violence" on October 12th via Massacre Records!

The album, whose artwork and tracklisting is available below, was recorded and mixed by Cornelius Rambadt im Rambado Recordings Studio and mastered by Dennis Köhne. Timon Kokott was recruited to take care of the album artwork.

Jürgen "Ventor" Reil (Kreator) and Tom Angelripper (Sodom) have contributed guest vocals to a song that's featured on the album.

"First Class Violence" is another missing piece in the puzzle that helps you to see the world through the angry and desperate eyes of DARKNESS!

1. Prelude In E (Intro)
2. Low Velocity Blood Spatter
3. Neoprimitive
4. Hate Is My Engine
5. See You On The Bodyfarm
6. Zeutan
7. The Autocrazy (Autocracy) Club
8. Born Dead
9. First Class Violence
10. I Betray

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GÖSTA BERLINGS SAGA – Sign worldwide deal with InsideOutMusic

News/nyheterPosted by Hallowed nyheter 2018-08-02 16:48

Progressive rock instrumentalists GÖSTA BERLINGS SAGA from Stockholm, Sweden are not only glad to announce a newly signed worldwide deal with InsideOutMusic, but also the coming of their newest, 5th studio album effort entitled “ET EX” with a release date of October 12th, 2018.

GBS commented as follows:
“We are pleased and proud to announce that we have signed to InsideOutMusic. We're really excited to be part of this long-running label, for several reasons. Not only will we be able to spread our music even further and reach new listeners but we also see this as a great opportunity and a perfect starting point, allowing us to focus even more on what we love - creating, recording and performing progressive music.

Our first release on InsideOutMusic will be our fifth album, titled “ET EX”, on which we have developed our eclectic instrumental rock even further with more of everything we love. More experimentalism, more contrast, and with more sonic variety than ever. Stay tuned for more details on album information as well as further show announcements.”

The music of GÖSTA BERLINGS SAGA is an incredibly dynamic Nordic instrumental adventure, tilting from melodic, starkly beautiful lines shimmering like an aurora borealis over the desolate Arctic tundra, to powerful and aggressive riffs reminiscent of glacier calves crashing into rugged Scandinavian fjords. Over the years the band’s music has been compared to King Crimson, Goblin and Radiohead, mixed into their very own and peculiar sonic universe.

GÖSTA BERLINGS SAGA was formed in 2000 in the Stockholm suburb of Vällingby, taking its bandname from one of the most famous works in Swedish literature, the debut novel of Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf, which was published in 1891. To date GBS have released 4 albums as follows: “Tid Är Ljud” (translated “Time Is Sound”) in 2006, “Detta Har Hänt” (translated “This Has Happened”) in 2009, “Glue Works“ in 2011 and most recentlly “Sersophane” in late 2016.

While the latest release came out through the band’s own label Icosahedron Music, GBS are now teaming up with InsideOutMusic as new worldwide label partner to launch their upcoming, fifth studio album entitled “ET EX” on October 12th, 2018.

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JENNER announces new bassist & works on a new release...

News/nyheterPosted by Hallowed nyheter 2018-07-19 20:20
Serbian all-girl bandJENNER announces Nevena Ilic as their new permanent bass-player - some months after Mina Petrovic left. Nevena is an accomplished music-player, performing for years in many other local bands... her talent & passion for HEAVY METAL music is not to be proven anymore

In a second time, JENNER annouces working on a new release that will be a 4 or 5 song release that will include a cover of the song "Young & Proud" of Serbian Heavy-Speed Metal legends DEMONIAC ! More infos (release date, content.. ) later.

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AMBITION - Brazilian heavy rockers to sign to INFERNÖ Records

News/nyheterPosted by Hallowed nyheter 2018-07-19 20:17

Hailing from a cold and freezing city in South America, AMBITION is here to reinforce that brazilian underground scene is not only about extreme metal (speed, thrash, death, black, etc)... Yes !!! The nostalgic "denim and leather" spirit of the late 70´s & early 80´s also lives somewhere deep in the land of samba and football !!!

Highly influenced by the classic old vintage sound of Krokus, AC/DC, Nazareth, The Rods, Saxon, Budgie, Picture, Riot, Chariot, Mama´s Boys, Battleaxe, etc... AMBITION is an excellent find/option for all those who are looking for new bands playing some raw, rough and "in your face" hard and heavy rock´n´roll/heavy metal with steady riffs and powerful choruses.

We're super exicted to unleash their debut release which will be a 7" single called "Burning Love" to be out in the next months !
More infos (artwork, song-online, how to pre-order...) coming soon, stay tuned !!! Beware! The ambition is ready to burn !!!

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NEGACY signs with Massacre Records

News/nyheterPosted by Hallowed nyheter 2018-07-17 14:37
The modern dark metal band NEGACY has signed with Massacre Records and will release its new album "Escape From Paradise" later this year! None other than Raphael Saini (ex-Iced Earth) helped the guys out and played the drums on the upcoming album!

The band is around since 2005 and performed under the name Red Warlock until autumn 2012, changed their musical style a bit and underwent some line-up changes.

In 2016, NEGACY welcomed its new vocalist Leonel Silva with whom the band toured through China in spring of the same year.

The upcoming album promises to be more melodic and violent than its predecessor.

More details will be revealed soon.

NEGACY's current line-up consists of vocalist Leonel Silva, guitarists Andy Mornar and John Sindiryan, bassist Adrián Serrano and drummer Claudio Sechi.

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US Metal Group CRAWLING MANIFEST Join Sliptrick Records

News/nyheterPosted by Hallowed nyheter 2018-07-17 14:36

Crawling Manifest is a Maryland based melodic death/heavy metal band formed in late 2013 to early 2014. Originally the group consisted of vocalist Andrew Gladu, guitarist Andrew Mimms, and drummer Henry Cloutier with a rotating door of bassists but in late 2014 second guitarist Trevor Layton was brought on board and soon after bassist Austin Bennet, who rounded up the lineup for Crawling Manifest’s first EP, Forevermore, which was released the following year after the unfortunate departure of Austin.

2017 saw the release of the single Still Waiting, and the departure of Henry. Continuing unabated, the band also did the bulk of the writing and recording of their debut LP Battlegrounds, which lead to the release of the single Hall Of The Gods, and soon after the release of the album on May 13th, 2018. This was followed by their first regional US tour, “The Dirty Dives Tour”, in support of Dead Atlantic.

In June of 2018, Crawling Manifest started the writing and recording process of their second EP, which is due to be released later in the year via Sliptrick Records.

Crawling Manifest are:
Andrew Gladu – Vocals/Bass | Andrew Mimms- Guitar/Backing Vocals | Trevor Layton – Guitar/Backing Vocals

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MENSCHENFRESSER: Cover and the tracklist for „Sterben“ published

News/nyheterPosted by Hallowed nyheter 2018-07-13 19:58

The horror metallers MENSCHENFRESSER from Trier/Germany will release the successor of “Kannibalistische Reiter” on 5th of october this year. The name of the new album will be “Sterben”. The cover of “Sterben” is made by
the "dancing devil" Tom Sullivan (Evil Dead) himself. In addition, Patrick Mameli of Pestilence plays a solo in a song as a guest musician. The album was mixed and mastered by Cemetary frontman Mathias Lodmalm. The band has published the cover and the tracklist on their Facebook-page in advance.

The following songs will be on the album:

1. Morbus
2. Wer ist da?
3. Sterben
4. Mittagssonne
5. Der Übergang
6. Frontfleisch
7. Gehirnmassaker
8. Ende

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Modern Classical Act AUTUMN TEARS Returns from 10 Year Hiatus With THE ORIGIN OF SLEEP

News/nyheterPosted by Hallowed nyheter 2018-07-13 19:50

AUTUMN TEARS has been firmly rooted in the Darkwave / Neoclassical scene since it's inception in 1995. After 7 releases and nearly 20,000 CDs sold, we are back after 10 years of silence with our new 2018 CD EP "The Origin of Sleep", featuring a full string and horn section, woodwinds, harp and orchestral percussion.

"The Origin of Sleep" Features the amazing vocal talents of Irish singer / songwriter / harpist Brona McVittie, as well as original Autumn Tears woodwind player Terran Olson (maudlin of the Well). Among the many talented musicians featured are French horn player John Clark, who has performed with Joni Mitchell, Sting, Luther Vandross and a slew of others, as well as harpist Tom Moth from Florence and the Machine and veteran Autumn Tears vocalist Jennifer LeeAnna.

Mastered by Peter Bjärgö from Arcana (Swe) at his Erebus Odora studio. Cover artwork by Kishor Haulenbeek. The five songs on this EP are exclusive to this release and will not appear on our upcoming full length album in 2018.

"Chasing The Void"
"The Ghost Beside Me"
"Breathing Beneath The Soil"
"Shaping A Fragile Utopia"
"The Origin Of Sleep"

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Lance King returns with new album

News/nyheterPosted by Hallowed nyheter 2018-07-12 20:06

Lance King announces new album in works and releases two video promos!
These initial video trailers illuminate the album theme narrated with a killer voice over by "The Movie Trailer guy" with a cyberpunk / sci-fi cinimatic feel this album has.
Now calling his style 'Celestial Metal', Lance challenges the very fabric of who we are as humans with 'ReProgram'!

Lance is known as the former voice of PYRAMAZE - BALANCE OF POWER - AVIAN and GEMINI (and others) and returns with bombast on 'ReProgram' once again calling on the talents of musician friends and the amazing talents of co-producer Jacob Hansen!

Watch Video Trailer 1

Watch Video Trailer 2

**Lance has set up a PledgeMusic page to crowdfund his first full length Music Video ever! Pre-Order Exclusive Limited Bundles and get access to all updates on PledgeMusic HERE!

***You can get a FREE song downloads HERE!

Musicians Featured on "ReProgram"
Kim Olesen - (Anubis Gate)
Markus Sigfridsson - (Darkwater/Harmony)
Matt Hodsdon - (Chaos Frame)
Rich Hinks - (Annihilator / Aeon Zen)
Morten Gade Sørensen (Pyramaze/Anubis Gate)
Fred Columbo (Spheric Universe Experience)
Mattias IA Eklundh (Freak Kitchen)
Jakob Riis (L Wood Joy)

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Aeolian "Silent Witness" to be released on September 12 via Snow Wave Records

News/nyheterPosted by Hallowed nyheter 2018-07-12 20:02
Snow Wave Records sets September 12th as the international release date for Aeolian's album, Silent Witness.

From the sunny island of Mallorca, Spain, this environmentally oriented melodic death metal group are releasing their debut album. Aeolian mix their blackened death metal with some death thrash and folk elements. Inspired by the beautiful nature on their home island, their lyrics address the fears of conserving natural diversity and the threat humans as a species pose to the habitat.

The debut album Silent Witness has been produced by Miguel A. Riutort (The Unity, Cryptopsy, The Agonist, Hirax).

The incredible cover artwork has been licensed from Kilian Eng (Concept artist for Disney, HBO, Marvel, Red Bull, Sony, The New York Times etc.)

The name Silent Witness takes its meaning from how nature cannot speak for itself. Every song on this album has been written from the point of view of nature.

Vocals - Daniel Perez
Guitars - Raúl Morán
Guitars - Gabi Escalas
Bass - Toni Mainez
Drums - Alberto Barrientos

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