Latest Heavy Metal News On The Acacia Strain, Kittie, As I Lay Dying And More

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THE HIGH CONFESSIONS POST NEW SONG.

The High Confessions have posted the new songChlorine And Crystal, on the bands Myspace page. The song is off  the bands new album “Turning Lead Into Gold With The High Confessions“, which will be released on July 20th release  via Relapse Records.

The High Confessions are:

Chris Connelly – (MinistryRevolting Cocks)
Steve Shelley – (Sonic Youth)
Sanford Parker – (Nachtmystium)
Jeremy Lemos – (White/Light)

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THE ACACIA STRAIN POST NEW STUDIO UPDATE.

The Acacia Strain have posted the band’s third studio video blog online and it can be viewed below. The group recently began recording the new album with producer Chris “Zeuss” Harris at Planet Z Studios, which will be released later this year via Prosthetic Records.

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RIKETS NEW MUSIC VIDEO ONLINE.

Rikets have posted their new music video for the song, “Program The Dead”,online and can be viewed below. The song is off the  comes off the bands sophomore album, “All American Death Cult”, which was released on April 20, 2010 via Burnhill Union Records.

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AS I LAY DYING POST NEW STUDIO FOOTAGE.

As I Lay Dying have posted their sixth studio update for their new album “The Powerless Rise”, and it can be viewed below. The footage is from the band’s recent time in the studio tracking their forthcoming new album, which is due out on May 11th via Metal Blade Records.

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SCAR SYMMETRY’S NEW MUSIC VIDEO ONLINE.

Scar Symmetry have posted the new music video for the song, “The Iconoclast”, online and can be viewed below. The song is off the bands forth full- length album, “Dark Matter Dimensions”, which was released on October 2, 2009 via Nuclear Blast Records.

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY NEW ALBUM DETAILS

Black Label Society have announced the title of the band’s eighth studio album to be, “Order Of The Black”. The new album is set to be released on August 10th in North America via E1 Music, and in Europe via Roadrunner Records.

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ICARUS WITCH RELEASE METAL VERSION OF PITTSBURGH PENGUINS THEME SONG.

Icarus Witch recorded and released their tribute to the hometown heroes and Stanley Cup Champions, The Pittsburgh Penguins. The band cut a slightly more metallized version of “The Boys Of Winter” AKA, the song that they play in the arena to get the fans frenzied before the Pens skate onto the ice at the beginning of game.

The band stated:  ”We’re pretty passionate about our teams in this city, especially the Pens. We were thinking of using their theme song as intro music for an upcoming show but were surprised to find it’s quite difficult to track down as a download. So we just said, ‘Why not record our own version?’ Fortunately our producer, Eric Klinger had a space in his recording schedule and the whole project went from concept to arrangement to production in the span of 2 days. Now, less than a week later thanks to Cleopatra Records, our tribute is available for download on iTunes, Amazon and similar sites! We kept it faithful enough to the original so any non-metal Penguins fans will enjoy it, but just heavy enough so any non-penguin fan metal heads will also dig it as a mini-epic instrumental.”

To preview and download the the song visit iTunes.

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KITTIE NEW BEHIND THE SCENES FOOTAGE.

Kittie filmed a new music video for the song “Die My Darling” on May 4, 2010 and some behind the scenes footage from the video shoot can be viewed below. The video was shot by Canadian director John Barber.“Die My Darling”is off Kittie’s latest album, “In The Black”, which was released on September 15, 2009 via E1 music.

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Heavy Metal NEW RELEASES.

May 4, 2010

Annihilator – Live At Masters Of Rock CD/DVD (SPV)
At The Gates – Purgatory Unleashed: Live At Wacken (Earache)
Avantasia – Angel Of Babylon (Nuclear Blast)
Avantasia – The Wicked Symphony (Nuclear Blast)
Brutal Truth – Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses Re-Release (Earache)
Kivimetsan Druidi – Betrayal, Justice, Revenge (Century Media)
Order Of Ennead – An Examination Of Being (Earache)
Primitive Graven Image – Celebrating Impending Chaos (Envenomation)
Stigma – Concerto For The Undead (Pivotal)
Twilight – Monument To The Time End (Southern Lord)
Ufomammut – Eve (Supernatural Cats)
The Vision Bleak – Set Sail To Mystery (Prophecy)

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