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DOODSWENS Announce New Album ‘Lichtvrees’ Release Single ‘In Mijn Bloed’


Svart Records is proud to unleash the debut album from Dutch female Black Metal duo Doodswens! “Lichtvrees” (translation: fear of light) will be unveiled to the world on the 3rd of December 2021. Doodswens’ Black Metal is a bleak, distorted wave of negative energy according to the tenets set by the Scandinavian originators but with their own new organic reflection of darkness. Their name translated as “Death Wish,” Doodswens breathe new life into the dust of the past, inspired by the rawness of the ‘90s and capturing the black hearts of a new throng of acolytes as they ignite the gloom.

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DESERTFEST BERLIN Announces First 25 Band Names For 2022


After losing two editions of the festival due to Covid-19, DESERTFEST BERLIN is going to strike back next year and just revealed the first 25 names for their eclectic line-up and 10th anniversary edition in 2022!

Alongside headlining bands such as ELECTRIC WIZARD and Berlin’s very own KADAVAR, 2022 will see high class acts such as WITCHCRAFTORANGE GOBLIN, Desert Legends Brant Bjork and Nick Oliveri with their new outfit STÖNERYOBTRUCKFIGHTERSELDERMY SLEEPING KARMA1000MODS, the return of the mighty UFOMAMMUT among many more renowned as well as up&coming bands storm the stage of DESERTFEST BERLIN!

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OUTBREAK FESTIVAL adds bands +pre-show 2022


OUTBREAK FEST have announced the annual pre-fest show for Thursday 23rd June which will see co-headliners STICK TO YOUR GUNS + COUNTERPARTS playing at BEC with SEEYOUSPACECOWBOY and STATIC DRESS.

The pre-show will go on sale at 10am on Friday 17th September 
Tickets will be £15 for Outbreak Fest 2022 ticket-holders and £25 general sale. 

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SABATON Release ‘Steel Commanders’ + New Lyric Video 


Recently, Swedish metal titans Sabaton announced their new collaboration with World of Tanks and premiered an unrivalled music video for ‘Steel Commanders’.  Pioneering some hyperrealistic visuals of the band and their Grammy Award-nominated special guest, Tina Guo, in epic war scenes, the video clip was viewed over 3.6 million times within the first three weeks of its release.

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HAMMERFALL start pre-order for Renegade 2.0 anniversary edition + release remixed version of Templars Of Steel


Remember Wacken Open Air 2001 when ten of thousands of metal heads roared along to the chorus for Templars Of Steel? No? Well, let us refresh your memory with some legendary live footage from that show. The song was an outcry for a heavy metal revolution, and it really caught on!

To this day, Templars Of Steel is a highlight of every HammerFall live show and it is a track that encapsulates what the band stands for, more than any other.

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INSOMNIUM Launch New Song and Video for “The Wanderer“, “Argent Moon” EP Out Now


Today Finnish melodic death metal spearhead INSOMNIUM present a video to their brand-new song, “The Wanderer”, off the “Argent Moon” EP, which was released today via Century Media Records and is from now on available worldwide on all digital platforms and in different physical formats.

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