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DEE SNIDER Reveals Music Video for Charging New Track “Down But Never Out”


Legendary heavy metal vocalist and pop culture icon DEE SNIDER will release his triumphant fifth full-length album, Leave A Scar, out today via Napalm Records! Produced by Jamey Jasta with co-production, mixing and mastering by drummer Nick Bellmore, Leave A Scar sees DEE SNIDER & Co. continuing in the invigorated, modern direction of his previous release, For The Love Of Metal, infusing a dose of classic heavy metal flavor that longtime fans will rush to embrace.

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VADER release new video for ‘Blood Of Kingu’ + ‘De Profundis’ re-issue is out today


Polish death metal legends Vader released their much acclaimed 15th full length record Solitude In Madness in 2020 and proved to the world that even after almost 40 years of existence, they were still one of the leading forces within their genre and beyond. However, let’s not forget that the year 2020 also marked the 25th anniversary of Vader‘s classic and much sought-after 2nd album De Profundis (first released 1995 in Poland), which hasn’t been properly available in physical form in about two decades, although it’s regarded by many fans as one of the best albums in the band’s catalogue. 

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2022 sees Finnish metal band LORDI on tour with SABATON & The HU


2022 sees Finnish metal band LORDI on tour with SABATON, The HU

The last year has been a challenging, if not threatening, time for bands and musicians around the world: it was a time of uncertainty, doubt and the underlying fear of not being able to return to the live circuit. But metal bands have never been ones who can easily be brought down by difficult circumstances: and so the Finnish hard rockers LORDI are heading out to visit the big stages in the world again.

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JINJER Reaches Aggressive New Levels with Second Single + Music Video “Mediator”


The announcement of the brand new JINJER record, Wallflowers, out August 27 via Napalm Records, has not only caused immediate ripples around the world and delighted international reviewers and fans alike, but the band’s first single, “Vortex”, has already gained 2.5 million cross-platform streams/views in no time.

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FORMER & FOUNDING SLIPKNOT DRUMMER JOEY JORDISON DIES AGE 46


Drumming legend Joey Jordison has sadly passed away aged 46, on July 26th. Best known as the former and founding drummer of Slipknot. He also played the drums in horror punk band Murderdolls and touring/playing with Rob Zombie, and that time in 2004 at Download Festival UK where Joey filled in for Lars Ulrich during Metallica’s headline set.

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INTERVIEW – Minneriket: “No walls, no barriers, no images, no politics, just pure, undefiled emotions. Raw, honest and self-reflecting. That is Romantic Black Metal”


Interview by Carina Lawrence / Dark Art Conspiracy

For the first time, the Norwegian music project Minneriket presents a full line-up of session musicians. Continuing the collaboration with Misstiq, Margarita Chernova and Norlene Olmedo introduced on the first new single, ‘Hjemlengsel’, which was released back in February 2021. The new single ‘Sorg og savn’, which was recently released on 25th June 2021, also features renowned musicians Māra Lisenko, Christina Rotondo, Elvann, Niklas Kveldulfsson, Ingrid.mariea and Maria Kosma. The latest single, Sorg og savn is the first glimpse of this new roster as vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Stein Akslen, the man behind Minneriket, expands his vision to bring forth a unique Romantic Black metal musical experience which is a sublime concoction of black metal, goth and classical music. We caught up with Stein to discuss this change in direction for him, the new singles and what the future holds, amongst other things. Find out all about it in this fascinating and insightful interview.

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