Album Announcements

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Portrait to release new album Crossroads on April 25th

Swedish Heavy Metallers PORTRAIT announce the release of their new album ‘Crossroads‘ for April, 25th. The band is finally prepared to unveil the album title, art, and release the first single from the record. “In Time” is streaming now on, where fans can also pre-order copies of ‘Crossroads’ on …

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Noble Beast: Self-Titled Album Release

Minnesota’s Noble Beast will finally be releasing their debut self-titled album on Tridroid Records. Now available for pre-order here, the album will be released on March 22 2014. The band will be holding a CD release concert on the day of release at Cause Minneapolis. Full details on the show …

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The Coyotes Dessert : New Album “The Wedding”

“Young” band created by old French coyotes from Marseille, France, The Coyotes Dessert is an alternative/desert-rock/grunge  project influenced by the 90’s scene and bands like Alice In Chains, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, RHCP or Faith No More.   After releasing a first EP, “Welcome” in 2011, and spending time to spread its vibes for some gigs in …

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STEAK head to California to record new album

In two weeks, London’s hottest stoner outfit Steak will hit the California desert to record their first full-length, due out this fall on Napalm Records. Turn on the generators…! STEAK’s riffmaker in chief Reece: “With the help from some  desert rock legends, this album is going to be bigger and …

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CATTLE DECAPITATION release limited edition vinyl of their entire Metal Blade catalog

San Diego, CA’s finest purveyors of extreme metal, Cattle Decapitation, are planning a series of limited edition vinyl releases for 2014 under the banner “Decade of Decapitation“, to celebrate 10 years of releases on Metal Blade Records. The band’s entire Metal Blade discography: “To Serve Man” (2002), “Humanure” (2004), “Karma.Bloody.Karma” …

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ENFEEBLE release new video ‘False Faith’ + new album “Encapsulate This Moment” out now!

Melodic Thrash Metaller/Metalcorer ENFEEBLE have release their second full-length-album “Encapsulate This Moment” today, Friday 7th March 2014. Check out one of their new song  “False Faith” Tracklist: 01. Opening 02. Shock Me 03. Personage Collapse 04. Flashedever 05. Cavity Door 06. Cries 07. The Last Night Before 08. Reality …

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U.D.O. re-signs with AFM Records

AFM are proud to announce that German classic rock mega-band U.D.O. (featuring singer Udo Dirkschneider) have re-signed to the company for a further long-term deal, which is expected to include 3 albums and 3 DVD’s. Speaking about the deal, singer Dirkschneider (pictured with AFM Chief Executive Jochen Richert) revealed: “We …

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ARCH ENEMY: Reveal details for new album ‘War Eternal’

Three years after the release of Khaos Legions and their most successful world tour to-date, extreme metal icons ARCH ENEMY have started mixing their 9th studio album with Jens Bogren (OPETH, PARADISE LOST, KREATOR) at Fascination Street in Sweden.   Michael Amott (guitar) comments: “We’ve been producing ourselves, as we did on ‘Khaos Legions’. …

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Coldwar unveil ‘Pantheist’ artwork


Irish hardcore death metal punks Coldwar have unveiled the cover art (right) for their fifth album, ‘Pantheist’, which will be released via Candlelight Records on April 28th. Coldwar guitarist Paul Nash explained the concept behind the Sean Fitzpatrick-designed cover:  “The artwork has a symbolic meaning to the subject matter throughout the …

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