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DRAGONFORCE Bassist On His SINSAENUM Project: 'I Have A Natural Tendency To Write Darker Things'

Metal Wani's Anne Catherine Swallow recently conducted an interview with DRAGONFORCE bassist Frédéric Leclercq about his extreme death metal project SINSAENUM, which also features former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether any of the songs on the band's new "Ashes" ...

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SINSAENUM Feat. Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer, DRAGONFORCE Bassist: Lyric Video For 'Dead Souls (Frederic Duquesne Remix)'

Two weeks prior to the release of SINSAENUM's brand new EP, "Ashes", the lyric video for a very special remix of the band's debut album classic "Dead Souls" has been premiered. Renowned French producer and musician Frederic Duquesne (MASS HYSTERIA, guitar) remixed the powerful tune, giving it a new touch. The lyric video can be ...

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POWER QUEST: 'Lords Of Tomorrow' Music Video Released

POWER QUEST, the renowned melodic power metal band based in the U.K., has released the official music video for the song "Lords Of Tomorrow", the second single from its long-awaited sixth album, "Sixth Dimension". The disc will be released on October 13 via Inner Wound Recordings in Europe and USA and on October 11 in ...

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SINSAENUM Feat. Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer, DRAGONFORCE Bassist: Music Video For 'Ashes' Title Track

"Ashes", the new video from SINSAENUM, the extreme death metal project featuring DRAGONFORCE bassist Frédéric Leclercq and former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison, can be seen below. The song is the title track of SINSAENUM's upcoming EP, which will be released on November 10 via earMUSIC. The effort contains over thirty minutes of mind-blowing music, featuring ...

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DRAGONFORCE: 'Midnight Madness' Video Released

"Midnight Madness", the new video from international metal superstars DRAGONFORCE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Reaching Into Infinity", which was released on May 19 via earMUSIC on CD, LP and a special-edition CD and DVD. The follow-up to 2014's "Maximum Overload" marks the band's third full-length studio ...

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SINSAENUM Feat. Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer, DRAGONFORCE Bassist: 'Ashes' EP Due In November

SINSAENUM, the extreme death metal project featuring DRAGONFORCE bassist Frédéric Leclercq and former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison, will release a new EP, "Ashes", on November 10 via earMUSIC. The effort contains over thirty minutes of mind-blowing music, featuring three brand new and EP-exclusive songs, which all display SINSAENUM's love for the roots of death metal ...

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AMARANTHE Releases 'Maximize' Video

Swedish modern melodic metallers AMARANTHE have released a video for "Maximize", the opening track of the band's "Maximalism" album, released in October 2016. A stylistically different choice from previous AMARANTHE clip, this video shows a more intimate and raw side to the band, letting the band and its performance speak for itself without any effects ...

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POWER QUEST Releases Lyric Video For 'Kings And Glory'

POWER QUEST, the renowned melodic power metal band based in the U.K., has released a lyric video for "Kings And Glory", the first single from its long-awaited sixth album, "Sixth Dimension". The disc will be released on October 13 via Inner Wound Recordings in Europe and USA and on October 11 in Japan via Marquee/Avalon. ...

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Video: AMARANTHE Performs At Sweden's SKOGSRÖJET Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of AMARANTHE's August 4 performance at the Skogsröjet festival in Rejmyre, Sweden can be seen below. DYNAZTY's Nils Molin last month officially joined AMARANTHE as the replacement for the recently departed singer Joacim "Jake E" Lundberg. Having previously used Chris Adam Hedman Sörbye from the band SMASH INTO PIECES as a stand-in ...

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Virtual Metal Band PENTAKILL Releases New Album 'II: Grasp Of The Undying'

Virtual heavy metal band PENTAKILL — featuring infernal lead vocalist Karthus, blazing axe-man Mordekaiser, enchanting keyboardist Sona, rumbling bassist Yorick, berserker drummer Olaf, and new member Kayle, a winged warrior goddess who sings songs presaging the end of the world — is breaking further out of the hundred-million-player League Of Legends gaming universe and onto ...

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DRAGONFORCE's 'Inhuman Rampage' Album Certified Gold In U.S.

DRAGONFORCE's "Inhuman Rampage" album, which came out in 2006 via Roadrunner, was officially certified gold on July 21 by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for sales in excess of half a million copies. The RIAA's certification program was launched with the gold record in 1958. Presently, the RIAA awards a gold honor for ...

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AMARANTHE Officially Recruits DYNAZTY Singer NILS MOLIN

DYNAZTY's Nils Molin has joined AMARANTHE as the replacement for the recently departed singer Joacim "Jake E" Lundberg. Having previously used Chris Adam Hedman Sörbye from the band SMASH INTO PIECES as a stand-in for Jake on some of the shows in 2016 and earlier this year, AMARANTHE recruited Molin for three Swedish concerts in ...

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SKID ROW Announces March 2018 U.K. Headlining Tour

SKID ROW will embark on an extensive U.K. tour in March 2018. The trek will consist of a total of fifteen shows and will include a very special co-headline concert at London Shepherds Bush Empire on March 11 with NIGHT RANGER. Support on all the SKID ROW-headlined dates will come from TOSELAND. Tour dates: March ...

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Incorruptible - ICED EARTH

With the current upsurge of the popularity of traditional metal styles stateside, the heavy music climate is favorable for longtime titans ICED EARTH. If we allow the conversation to devolve into a debate over which metallic branch the band leans more toward on the tree of heavy metal subgenres, there will be obvious mentions of ...

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Video: SKID ROW Performs In Cherokee, North Carolina

Fan-filmed video footage of SKID ROW's June 2 performance at Harrah's Cherokee Resort Event Center in Cherokee, North Carolina can be seen below. SKID ROW recently entered the studio to begin recording the final installment of its "United World Rebellion" trilogy of EPs, to be released later in the year. The follow-up to 2014's "Rise ...

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