Stahlmann -new album „Quecksilber“ is released

German electronic rockers STAHLMANN release their second album „Quecksilber“ today. Following the huge success of their recent single “Tanzmaschine“, which was released in December, the band around vocalist Mart now follows up with their highly-anticipated new longplayer.
Fans will love the silber-black blend of elektronic Rock, danceable beats and gothic melancholy.

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Re-armed on tour with Chimaira

RE-ARMED to support Chimaira on tour

Good news for all European RE-ARMED fans! The guys are going to support Chimaira at their upcoming “The Age Of Hell Tour 2012″.

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Massacre Records pre-listening: Gun Barrel, Davidian, Elmsfire

Fans can listen to brandnew tracks on

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Massacre Records sign Gun Barrel

Street credibility? Check.
Uncompromising sound? Check.
Pure enthusiasm? Check.

GUN BARREL don’t breathe new life into the great tradition of heavy metal, they inject it with high pressure. These guys combine old school, misfit rock n roll and metal attitude in an ingenious way. Being the representatives of this dirty metal rock ‘n’ roll, they really let it rip during their legendary live performances.

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Legion of the Damned: to re-release their debut album

LEGION OF THE DAMNED are going to re-release their debut album “Malevolent Rapture” in memory of their former bassist and friend Twan Fleuren, who unfortunately decided to take his own life last year.

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Massacre Promotion release schedule

RE-ARMED -Worldwide Hypnotize

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Draconian – searching for new female singer

Swedish gothic/doom metallers Draconian are searching for a new female singer following the departure of Lisa Johansson in November of 2011. The band posted the following on their official Facebook page: “Since Lisa left the band we are as you know searching for a new brilliant singer to take her place. If you think you’re woman enough to fill her shoes or if you know someone who could, please contact us. As we live and rehearse in Säffle in Sweden it’s necessary that you either live close by or don’t have a problem with traveling. This is a serious question so please, only serious suggestions. Hails!”

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Tony Iommi was diagnosed with cancer

A message posted today on Black Sabbath’s facebook page states the following:

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Rhapsody Of Fire – tour dates

Rhapsody Of Fire have announced some new tour dates. These will be the first shows with new members Oliver Holzwarth (bass) and Roberto De Micheli (guitar).

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The Prophecy²³ : 2nd album

THE PROPHECY²³ announce their 2nd record.

After the overwhelming reviews of their first record “…To The Pit” and many crazy live-shows (i.a. WACKEN OPEN AIR 2011) THE PROPHECY²³ announce their second record “GREEN MACHINE LASER BEAM”. It will be produced by Kristian “Kohle” Kohlmannslehner in the Kohlekeller Studios in January and February 2012. He already worked on chart-breaker like Crematory and Powerwolf. The second record of THE PROPHECY²³ will be released by MASSACRE RECORDS in spring/summer 2012. The cover artwork was again drawn by Marvin Clifford (MAD Magazine, etc.).