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Rebellion – new drummer

Unfortunately Rebellion´s drummer David Faifer who had just joined the band had to quit again. The move from Czech Republic to Germany turned out to be much more difficult than expected for various reasons. And the large distance made regular practices finally impossible. Tomi: “It is a shame that David had to leave the band due to problems of organization. We wish him the best and part as friends.”

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350 days left until the seventh edition of ARTmania Festival Sibiu

ARTmania Festival’s organizers have announced the tickets for the
next Sibiu Festival edition as a premiere in the Romanian entertainment
market. For the ARTmania Festival Sibiu 2012, the seventh edition of the
Sibiu’s arts festival, tickets are already available.

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Threshold start work on new album

UK progressive metallers Threshold have started writing material for the follow up to their last album Dead Reckoning. The new album is due for release through Nuclear Blast Records sometime in 2011.

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German Thrash Metallers Necronomicon Release Double Vinyl

German Thrash Metallers NECRONOMICON have released a special edition vinyl of the band’s first album on High Roller Records. The self-titled album was first released on CD in 1986, and the vinyl release includes not only the original 8 tracks, but also NECRONOMICON’s 1985 “Blind Destruction” demo and two additional tracks that have appeared on different compilations. The double LP comes in a heavy gatefold cover, embossed with the band logo, and with a cardboard lyric insert. It is limited to 666 copies, with the first 100 copies on gold vinyl and including a free woven patch, while the next 200 are on a silver/black “blend” vinyl, and the remaining 366 copies on black vinyl. Full track listing as follows:

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Black-folk metallers Galar announce live line-up

Norwegian Black-Folk Metallers GALAR, whose second full-length album “Til Alle Heimsens Endar” was released on Dark Essence Records in March of this year, have announced the band’s live line up. Joining founder members M. Kristiansen (screams and rhythm guitar) and A. B. Lauritzen (clean vocals and bassoon) are Specter (GRAVDAL, AETERNUS) on lead guitar and Phobos (GRAVDAL, AETERNUS, MALSAIN) on drums. An announcement regarding a bass player is expected soon.

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Helheim’s “Asgards Fall” worldwide release on Dark Essence Records

“Åsgards Fall” the MCD from Norwegian Viking Metallers HELHEIM sees its worldwide release on Dark Essence Records on the 1st November. Although classed as an MCD, “Åsgards Fall” actually contains six tracks including two epic new tracks, written especially for this release and a new recording of the HELHEIM classic “Jernskogen”, from the band’s “Blod & Ild” album, as well as the video mix of “Dualitet & Ulver”. Full track listing as follows:

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Orden Ogan – “The Lord Of The Flies” video clip, 2010 version

Betzefer – Sign with AFM Records

AFM Records proudly announces the signing of BETZEFER. The second album of Israel’s leading hardcore/metal band will be released in February. After releasing their debut album “Down Low”, BETZEFER already toured with Lamb Of God, Soulfly and Chimaera. This not only made the band Israel’s most important metal act but also secured them a worldwide popularity. With their second album “Freedom To The Slave Makers” the second chapter in the history of this amazing band will be opened now.

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Disbelief – new band members and tour announced

Jagger/DISBELIEF: “Disbelief are proud to announce that they’ve found new bandmembers: Corny Althammer, drums (Ahab, Deadeyedsleeper) and Wolfgang Rothbauer, guitar (In Slumber, Third Moon). Both will join DISBELIEF live for the first time on the upcoming tour  with Six Feet Under in december! Furthermore Alex Hagenauer from Soul Demise will help Disbelief out on the guitar.”

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Ross the Boss – track “Kingdom Arise” posted online

ROSS THE BOSS uploaded the brandnew “Kingdom Arise” on YouTube. The clip is also an album trailer for the up-coming masterpiece “Hailstorm” which will be released on October 29 (Europe) and November 9 (USA)

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