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THE HALO EFFECT release remix of ‘Shadowminds’ by Ihsahn


Gothenburg sensation THE HALO EFFECT is currently touring through Europe with their fellow countrymen AMON AMARTH and label mates MACHINE HEAD, leaving masses of adoring fans in their wake.

Their debut album Days Of The Lost, released in August, dominated the charts worldwide. Reaching #1 in Sweden, #6 in Germany, Austria and Finland and #8 in Switzerland.
The album’s lead single ´Shadowminds´ achieved huge success in 2022,  reaching over 5 million plays across Spotify & YouTube.

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NIGHTWISH announce HUMAN. :II: NATURE. (Tour Edition) + release video for ‘Noise’ from An Evening With Nightwish In A Virtual World


Over the past two years, symphonic metal luminaries NIGHTWISH have also been affected by the live show cancellations and restrictions. They’ve not yet been able to present their highly successful album Human. :II: Nature. (No. 1 in Finland and Germany) live, globally. Now, this is about to change with the launch of their lengthy European tour, taking place across this November and December.

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ABORTED sign with Nuclear Blast Records + announce new single ‘Infinite Terror’


Today, NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS are proud to announce the signing of Belgian extreme metallers ABORTED.

To coincide with the announcement, ABORTED have confirmed their first single in partnership with NUCLEAR BLAST titled ‘Infinite Terror’ that will be released on October 19th.

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Behemoth Share “Versvs Christvs” Video


This past Friday, Polish extreme metal overlords BEHEMOTH celebrated the release of their new album Opvs Contra Natvram — receiving critical acclaim from critics, fans, and tastemakers all over the world.

Today, the band crowns the release of their career’s most recent milestone with a new visual firework that perfectly pictures the dark and menacing atmosphere created by “Versvs Christvs” — a riveting extended track featuring piano and clean vocals — destined to turn heads. Watch the video here.

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IN FLAMES announce new album Foregone + drop new single ‘Foregone Pt. 1’


IN FLAMES represent the best of metal — past, present, and future. As New Wave of Swedish Death Metal architects and innovative purveyors of groove and melody, the band’s artistry and influence is undeniable. Today, the band shares news that fans have been eagerly awaiting.

IN FLAMES‘ fourteenth studio album, Foregone, arrives via Nuclear Blast on February 10, 2023. Pre-order it here: https://inflames.bfan.link/foregone-newalbum.ema

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REVIEW: Behemoth – ‘Opvs Contra Natvram’


by Carina Lawrence / Dark Art Conspiracy

The mighty Behemoth continues to push boundaries and innovation on their twelfth album ‘Opvs Contra Natvram’. Poland’s extreme metal heroes have set such a high precedent with their past releases and achieved soaring success in the genre, almost unparalleled, which is quite something. Fronted by Adam Darski, aka Nergal, his vision has earned this statute and expanded their sound, and this new opus adds new layers being their most extensive and mature.

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