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ENCHANT To Release 'A Dream Imagined' Career-Spanning Box Set

25 years since the release of ENCHANT's debut album, "A Blueprint Of The World", the San Francisco-formed progressive rock/metal group will celebrate with a special limited 10-CD box set compiling all of its studio albums, from the aforementioned debut right up to 2014's "The Great Divide". Out on July 20, the package also features two ...

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INTEGRITY Signs With RELAPSE RECORDS

Relapse Records has announced the signing of hardcore legends INTEGRITY. Originally formed in 1988, INTEGRITY is known for being one of the most incendiary and influential bands in American hardcore and modern metal history. The group, which has issued eleven full-length albums and a litany of splits/EPs, including a recent split with POWER TRIP, will ...

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ENCHANT To Release 'The Great Divide' In September

ENCHANT, the Bay Area's long-running prog-rock institution, founded in 1989, has completed work on its much-anticipated comeback release after ten years of silence. Titled "The Great Divide", ENCHANT's eighth studio album will be released on September 30 in North America via the band's longtime label partner InsideOut Music. ENCHANT's main songwriter and guitarist Douglas A. ...

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THOUGHT CHAMBER: New Song 'Transcend' Available For Streaming

American progressive metallers THOUGHT CHAMBER will release their second album, "Psykerion", on September 16 in Europe and on October 1 in North America via InsideOut Music. The follow-up to 2007's "Angular Perceptions" contains 16 tracks and 64 minutes of superb true progressive metal with a technical sci-fi twist, likely to appeal to fans of DREAM ...

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THOUGHT CHAMBER: 'Psykerion' Cover Artwork Unveiled

American progressive metallers THOUGHT CHAMBER will release their second album, "Psykerion", on September 16 in Europe and on October 1 in North America via InsideOut Music. The follow-up to 2007's "Angular Perceptions" contains 16 tracks and 64 minutes of superb true progressive metal with a technical sci-fi twist, likely to appeal to fans of DREAM ...

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FLOOR JANSEN's REVAMP To Support KAMELOT In Europe

REVAMP, the band led by former AFTER FOREVER and current NIGHTWISH touring vocalist Floor Jansen, will support KAMELOT on their "Silverthorn Over Europe 2013" tour. Comments KAMELOT's founder and guitarist Thomas Youngblood: "I first met REVAMP singer Floor Jansen while we were touring the states in late 2012 (with NIGHTWISH). We kept in touch and ...

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SATURNIAN: New Songs Available For Streaming

U.K.-based extreme metallers SATURNIAN will release their new album, "Dimensions", on August 24 via Indie Recordings. The CD was produced by Russ Russell, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, NAPALM DEATH and EVILE. Although not strictly a concept album, "Dimensions" does have a recurring theme, and the individual concepts within each song come together ...

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KHONSU: 'The Malady' Video Released

"The Malady", the new video from the Norwegian progressive black metal outfit KHONSU, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's debut album, "Anomalia", which will be released on August 28 via Season Of Mist. The effort will be made available as a CD digipack limited to the first pressing and hand-numbered double ...

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KHONSU: First Song Available For Streaming

"The Host", a brand new song from the Norwegian progressive black metal outfit KHONSU, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off the band's debut album, "Anomalia", which will be released on August 28 via Season Of Mist. The effort will be made available as a CD digipack limited to the ...

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SATURNIAN Signs With INDIE RECORDINGS

Indie Recordings has announced the signing of the U.K.-based extreme symphonic metal band SATURNIAN. SATURNIAN was formed around one main principle — to create epic and majestic music to enchant fans of all metal genres; delivered in a grand and dramatic style that could soundtrack a blockbuster movie or theatrical performance. Expect razor-sharp riffing, fist ...

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ENCHANT Signs With INSIDEOUT MUSIC

ENCHANT, the long-running San Francisco Bay Area long progressive rock band, has inked a new longterm worldwide deal with its perennial label partner, InsideOut Music. The group is currently writing and demoing material for a new album, tentatively due in early 2013. Originally founded in 1989 and with seven studio albums under their belts, ENCHANT's ...

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AFFECTOR: 'Harmagedon' Album Samples, Artwork Available

AFFECTOR — the highly skilled, new international band consisting of German guitar-player Daniel Fries, Dutch drummer Collin Leijenaar (NEAL MORSE, DILEMMA) as well bass player Mike LePond (SYMPHONY X) and vocalist Ted Leonard (SPOCK'S BEARD, ENCHANT, THOUGHT CHAMBER), both from the United States — has been preparing for the release of its debut album, "Harmagedon", ...

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AFFECTOR Signs Worldwide Deal With InsideOut Music

InsideOut Music has announced the signing of the progressive rock/metal band band AFFECTOR to a worldwide deal. The group's debut album, "Harmagedon", was mixed and mastered at The Mouse House in Los Angeles by Rich Mouser (SPOCK'S BEARD, TRANSATLANTIC, NEAL MORSE) and is scheduled for release on May 22 (one day earlier internationally). AFFECTOR is ...

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MOURNING CARESS: New Song Featuring DARK TRANQUILLITY Frontman Available For Streaming

"Wastelands Within", a brand new song from Mnster, Germany-based melodic death metallers MOURNING CARESS, can be streamed using the ReverbNation TuneWidget below. The track, which features a guest appearance by vocalist Mikael Stanne of Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY, comes off the band's third album, "Deep Wounds, Bright Scars", which will be released on ...

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CYNTHESIS Signs To SENSORY RECORDS; Original ZERO HOUR Members Reunited

Sensory Records has announced the signing of CYNTHESIS. The band's debut album, "DeEvolution", is scheduled for release in the spring. The CD is currently being mixed by talented producer/engineer Dino Alden (Marty Friedman, Tony Macalpine, Vinnie Moore, ZERO HOUR). The artwork will be created by Dennis "Damn Engine" Sibeijn (EXODUS, DRAGONFORCE, LAMB OF GOD, HIM). ...

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AVANTASIA: First Six Tour Dates Announced

AVANTASIA, the project led by EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet, will embark on a four-week tour in December 2010. The first confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 30 - Switzerland - Pratteln, Z7 Dec. 01 - Switzerland - Pratteln, Z7 Dec. 03 - Germany - Lichtenfels, Stadthalle Dec. 04 - Germany - Kaufbeuren, All Karthalle Dec. ...

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AVANTASIA To Embark On Tour In December

AVANTASIA, the project led by EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet, will embark on a four-week tour in December 2010. In addition, AVANTASIA has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, which takes place annually in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. "It's gonna be a once-in-a-lifetime affair!" said ...

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Ascending in Triumph - NOX AUREA

I hope you've no desire to experience anything related to adrenaline rushes or fits of OCD-driven housecleaning rage because "Ascending in Triumph" will offer you no help whatsoever in that regard. Sixty-three minutes of generally slow — though not funereally plodding — doom majesty is what NOX AUREA offer with their sophomore full-length and first ...

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AVANTASIA Lands On German Chart

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project released its new epic masterpiece on April 3 as regular CDs ("The Wicked Symphony" and "Angel Of Babylon"), two separate double picture vinyls, and as a beautiful collector's edition with an AVANTASIA picture book. The deluxe box set features two CDs in two digibooks with impressive booklets, codes for ...

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