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Pussy Riot sentenced to two years in prison

Pussy Riot sentenced to two years in prison

Three members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot have been found guilty of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred and sentenced to two years in a prison colony. Maria Alyokhina, 24, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 22, and Yekaterina Samutsevich, 29, were handed the sentence by a judge in Moscow amid a wave of protests around the world. The three [...]

August 21, 2012 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Pussy Riot sentenced to two years in prison

AMPLIFEST 2012: first bands revealed

AMPLIFEST 2012: first bands revealed

Canadian dark post rockers masters GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR are set to headline this year’s edition of AMPLIFEST. Among the first names announced are also the Belgian doomsters AMENRA, dark jazzers BOHREN & DER CLUB OF GORE, italian new sludge masters UFOMAMMUT, folk psychadelic rockers SIX ORGANS OF ADMITTANCE and heavy space rockers WHITE HILLS. [...]

July 28, 2012 Lucifer News Comments Off on AMPLIFEST 2012: first bands revealed

IRON MAIDEN’s Bruce Dickinson angry at a fan

IRON MAIDEN’s Bruce Dickinson angry at a fan

During a show in Indianapolis, while the band was playing the initial riff of the song “Wasted Years”, Bruce Dickinson lost his patience with a fan. Bruce shouted: “Oh, for fuck’s sake, the baldguy in the white shirt, you’ve been texting for the last fucking three songs… you’re a wanker!” You can watch this scene [...]

July 25, 2012 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on IRON MAIDEN’s Bruce Dickinson angry at a fan

KATATONIA publishes new song samples

KATATONIA publishes new song samples

Swedish Katatonia have a sample of their song “Lethean” streaming on the video teaser for their upcoming tour. “Dead Ends Of Europe” tour is scheduled to present the band’s latest album “Dead End Kings” which is scheduled to be released on August 27/28. Previously there has been released a lyrics video for the song “Dead Letters“. [...]

July 19, 2012 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on KATATONIA publishes new song samples

Vagos Open Air publishes time tables

Vagos Open Air publishes time tables

Vagos Open Air 2012 has published the time schedule for the artists that will play in this year’s edition: Ticket store opening – 14H00 Opening of the gates – 15H00 August 3rd: 17H00 – DISAFFECTED 17H45 – NORTHLAND 18H45 – ELUVEITIE 20H15 – ENSLAVED 22H00 – ARCTURUS 00H00 – AT THE GATES 01H30 – NASUM August 4th: 17H00 – MINDLOCK 17H45 – CHTHONIC 18H45 [...]

July 18, 2012 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Vagos Open Air publishes time tables

DEEP PURPLE’S Jon Lord passed away

DEEP PURPLE’S Jon Lord passed away

 Jon Lord passed away on Monday (July 16) at age 71 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Lord, who was known for his keyboard virtuosity and his reinvention of the Hammond B-3 organ sound, co-wrote such PURPLE classics as “Smoke On The Water” and “Child In Time”, among others. Lord and drummer Ian Paice [...]

July 18, 2012 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on DEEP PURPLE’S Jon Lord passed away

MARDUK & IMMOLATION annouce European tour

MARDUK & IMMOLATION annouce European tour

Swedish Black Metallers Marduk will join forces with Immolation for a tour covering the European continent. Named “Serpent Sermon Tour”, name taken from Marduk’s latest album, it will start in August and will extend until October. There is one date scheduled for Portugal, in Lisbon, at September 20th. You can view the flyer below:   [...]

June 4, 2012 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on MARDUK & IMMOLATION annouce European tour

ULCERATE & SVART CROWN robbed in New York

ULCERATE & SVART CROWN robbed in New York

New Zealand death metal stars Ulcerate have been robbed during their first US tour. The band published the following update on their facebook page: “We had our van broken into in New York last night at our accom. We’ve lost all our guitar gear (preamps, effects units), some drum equipment, stage banner and all of [...]

May 22, 2012 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on ULCERATE & SVART CROWN robbed in New York

New DEATHSPELL OMEGA track revealed

New DEATHSPELL OMEGA track revealed

One track from the the highly awaited upcoming new EP from french Progressive Black Metallers Deathspell Omega has been leaked on a YouTube channel. You can listen to the track below! “Abrasive Swirling Murk” will be the 5th track featured on the EP “Drought” (cover art below) which will be released on June 22nd, by [...]

May 22, 2012 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on New DEATHSPELL OMEGA track revealed

GOJIRA new album is coming

GOJIRA new album is coming

Gojira returns this summer with a new album entitled “L’Enfant Sauvage”. Their fifth album will be released on June 26, 2012 by their new label Roadrunner Records. You can listen to a song below. The idea with L’enfant Sauvage is like with a human that would grow up in nature, raised by wolves for example, without the [...]

May 9, 2012 coldwhispers News Comments Off on GOJIRA new album is coming

NIGHTWISH inspired movie coming soon

NIGHTWISH inspired movie coming soon

The first teaser trailer of “Imaginaerum” is online. “Imaginaerum” is a movie inspired by Nightwish latest album. It tells the story of an elderly composer, Tom, who suffers from severe dementia. As he has had the disease for years and has regressed into childhood, he remembers practically nothing from his adult life. Check the trailer below: Source: [...]

May 4, 2012 coldwhispers News Comments Off on NIGHTWISH inspired movie coming soon

New EPICA video has been published

New EPICA video has been published

The first videoclip from the new Epica album “Requiem for the Indifferent” has been published last week, and you can view it below. Also don’t miss our live report of their show that took place in Porto, Portugal, last April 22nd. Soon to be published. “Requiem For The Indifferent” 01. Karma 02. Monopoly on Truth [...]

May 4, 2012 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on New EPICA video has been published

MOONSPELL reveal new videoclips

MOONSPELL reveal new videoclips

  Portuguese Moonspell have recently published their newest video for the song “Lickanthrope”. This is the first single taken from their latest double album “Alpha Noir”.   Below you can see the new video, the making of and also the making of their second video, for the song “White Skies”, the first single from the [...]

May 4, 2012 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on MOONSPELL reveal new videoclips

DEATHSPELL OMEGA new EP

DEATHSPELL OMEGA new EP

French black metallers Deathspell Omega will release their new EP, titled “Drought”, on June 22nd through Season of Mist records. “Drought” has the sour taste of the inexorable; it is a musical journey through the last moments before disaster hits. This recording displays some of the most lethal song writing ever witnessed from the band [...]

May 2, 2012 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on DEATHSPELL OMEGA new EP