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King Crimson - Greg Lake Passes Away

from: Metal Storm, on: Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 21:13

Greg Lake, who fronted both <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=3223&bandname=King+Crimson>King Crimson</a> and <b>Emerson, Lake & Palmer</b>, has died aged 69. Born in Bournemouth and one of the founding fathers of progressive rock, the British musician is known for songs including "In The Court Of The Crimson King" and "I Believe In Father Christmas". He died on Wednesday after "a long and stubborn battle with cancer," said his manager. The news comes nine months after Lake's band-mate Keith Emerson died. Keyboardist Emerson died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to coroners in the U.S. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=30666>Read more...</a>

Dodecahedron - Share New Track And Album Details

from: Metal Storm, on: Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 19:37

The Dutch black metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=6848&bandname=Dodecahedron>Dodecahedron</a> have some pleasent news, regarding their upcoming second studio album. The album will be entitled <i>Kwintessens</i> and will see the light on March 17th, 2017 via <b>Season Of Mist</b>. Don't miss out and check the complete tracklist and cover artwork of the album below. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=30668>Read more...</a>

Soundgarden - To Record New Album Next Year

from: Metal Storm, on: Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 12:48

<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4211&bandname=Soundgarden>Soundgarden</a> have been working on a new album. During a recent appearance on "Whiplash", the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4211&bandname=Soundgarden>Soundgarden</a>'s frontman Chris Cornell confirmed that the band hopes to enter the studio early next year to record their long-awaited new album, which will be their first since 2012's <i>King Animal</i>, with the goal of releasing it later in the year. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=30664>Read more...</a>

Heavy Montréal - Will Go On Hiatus In 2017

from: Metal Storm, on: Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 12:38

Montreal concert promoter Evenko has announced that the Canadian metal festival <b>Heavy Montréal</b> will go on hiatus next summer, but will return on July 28th and 29th, 2018 at Parc Jean-Drapeau. Nick Farkas, vice-president of concerts and events at Evenko, said that Heavy Montréal was being cancelled in 2017 due to a number of factors, including the renovations that will be going on at Parc Jean-Drapeau and the fact that the summer of 2017 will have a busy schedule for other hard rock and metal shows in Montreal. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=30662>Read more...</a>

One Desire - New Band With Cain&#039;s Offering And Sturm Und Drang Members

from: Metal Storm, on: Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 12:29

Innovative Italian label Frontiers Music Srl recently presented the birth of their new melodic rock band, <b>One Desire</b>, which features the former <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4958&bandname=Sturm+Und+Drang>Sturm Und Drang</a> man André Linman and Jonas Kuhlberg of <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=4060&bandname=Cain%26%23039%3Bs+Offering>Cain's Offering</a>, along with Jimmy Westerlund and Ossi Sivula. The Frontiers Music Srl manager even noted that their upcoming album is a "strong contender for album of the year". No further information about their upcoming album is known to date. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=30663>Read more...</a>

Queensrÿche - Release New Video

from: Metal Storm, on: Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 12:21

<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=197&bandname=Queensr%26yuml%3Bche>Queensrÿche</a> have released a music video for their song "Hellfire", which spotlights the Malaysian passenger flight crisis in 2014. The song "Hellfire" appears on the progressive metallers most recent album, <i>Condition Hüman</i>, which was released last year. Enjoy! <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=30657>Read more...</a>

Anaal Nathrakh - Premiere New Video

from: Metal Storm, on: Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 08:52

UK extreme metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=535&bandname=Anaal+Nathrakh>Anaal Nathrakh</a> have a new video out. After releasing their latest album <i>The Whole Of The Law</i> earlier this year, the band chose the song "We Will Fucking Kill You" for their new video clip. You can watch it on the YouTube player below. The Widow Brothers directed and edited the video, which is an interpretation of the themes of the song and the album's artwork. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=30665>Read more...</a>

Gnaw Their Tongues - Stream Full New Album

from: Metal Storm, on: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 19:05

After revealing two new songs before, it's time to explore <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=5323&bandname=Gnaw+Their+Tongues>Gnaw Their Tongues</a>' entire new 40-minute album. The band's mastermind Mories is offering a stream of his new creation <i>Hymns For The Broken, Swollen And Silent</i> in full online. You can listen to it <a href="https://gnawtheirtongues.bandcamp.com/album/hymns-for-the-broken-swollen-and-silent">here</a> and enjoy it while you can. Was it any good? <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=30661>Read more...</a>

Alice Cooper - Demoing New Album

from: Metal Storm, on: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 18:51

<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=401&bandname=Alice+Cooper>Alice Cooper</a> began recording demos for his new album earlier this week (December 5th) with producer Bob Ezrin. It will be his first studio album since 2011's <i>Welcome 2 My Nightmare</i>, and may or may not feature contributions from the surviving original members of the <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=401&bandname=Alice+Cooper>Alice Cooper</a> band: bassist Dennis Dunaway, guitarist Michael Bruce and drummer Neal Smith. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=30660>Read more...</a>

Sonata Arctica - Tony Kakko To Perform Band&#039;s Classics With Oulu Symphony Orchestra

from: Metal Storm, on: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 12:57

Kemi-based vocalist Tony Kakko, mostly known as the mastermind and vocalist of <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=166&bandname=Sonata+Arctica>Sonata Arctica</a>, is set to perform two solo concerts in Oulu titled <i>Sonata Sinfonica</i>, with the Oulu Symphony Orchestra, lead by the conductor Jukka Myllys. These two exclusive shows are surely to refresh the <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=166&bandname=Sonata+Arctica>Sonata Arctica</a> classics with symphonic arrangements. The shows will be held at the Oulun Musiikkikeskus, on April 29th-30th 2017. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=30654>Read more...</a>

Swallow The Sun - Keyboardist Leaves Band

from: Metal Storm, on: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 12:47

Bad news from the <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=328&bandname=Swallow+The+Sun>Swallow The Sun</a> camp. Their longtime and original keyboardist, Aleksi Munter, decided to depart after one last show on their North America tour. The information was given by Aleksi himself, on the band's official Facebook page. The statement can be read below. The band informed that they will continue with their live shows. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=30653>Read more...</a>

Testament - To Tour North America With Sepultura And Prong

from: Metal Storm, on: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 12:37

Bay Area thrash icons <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=181&bandname=Testament>Testament</a> will celebrate the release of their new album, <i>Brotherhood Of The Snake</i>, with a tour of North America. The tour will kick off on April 6th in Albuquerque and will wrap up on May 20th in Las Vegas, and will come with support from <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=151&bandname=Sepultura>Sepultura</a> and <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=336&bandname=Prong>Prong</a>. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=30655>Read more...</a>

Metal Church - Release New Video

from: Metal Storm, on: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 12:31

<a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=395&bandname=Metal+Church>Metal Church</a> have released a music video for their song "Needle And Suture". It was directed by Jamie Brown of Smokin' Gun Video Productions. "Needle And Suture" appears on <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=395&bandname=Metal+Church>Metal Church</a>'s latest album, <i>XI</i>, which was released last March and saw the return of vocalist Mike Howe. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=30656>Read more...</a>

Circle II Circle - Drummer Adam Sagan Dies

from: Metal Storm, on: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 12:27

Americans <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=1486&bandname=Circle+II+Circle>Circle II Circle</a> just lost their drummer Adam Sagan. He left the band back in 2015 and was also in other groups such as <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=308&bandname=Into+Eternity>Into Eternity</a>, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=6406&bandname=Eumeria>Eumeria</a>, <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=5582&bandname=Echoterra>Echoterra</a> and <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=8339&bandname=White+Empress>White Empress</a>, among others. He died after losing his battle with cancer. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=30652>Read more...</a>

Omnizide - Share New Songs

from: Metal Storm, on: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 11:45

"Deathwomb" and "NekroRegime" are two new songs from Swedish black/death metallers <a href=/bands/band.php?band_id=8155&bandname=Omnizide>Omnizide</a>, which can be streamed <a href="http://www.nocleansinging.com/2016/12/06/an-ncs-premiere-omnizide-deathwomb/">here</a> as of now. The tracks are taken from the band's second studio album, <i>NekroRegime</i>, set to be released this December 16th via <b>Carnal Records</b> in Europe and <b>Daemon Worship Productions</b> in the USA. <a href="/events/news_comments.php?news_id=30658>Read more...</a>