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Nile and Ex Deo Bring History on the Road
"I want to take the time to say how great it is to explore history with you guys," Ex Deo frontman Maurizio Iacono told the crowd at Sonar in Baltimore. Iacono, who is better known for his vocal duties in Canadian death metal band Kataklysm, believes you have to understand the past…
Keep of Kalessin, ‘Reptilian’ — New Album
Norwegian extreme metallers Keep of Kalessin will release their fifth album, 'Reptilian,' on June 8. Like its 2008 predecessor, 'Kolossus,' the new album was recorded at the band's studio in Trondheim, Norway. Daniel Bergstrand (In Flames, Behemoth, Meshuggah) mixed the albu…
Nile Tour Dates With Ex Deo
Right now, North Carolina's Egypt-obsessed death metal pugilists Nile are getting ready for a tour in the Down Under, which starts in Aukland, New Zealand on May 21. But the band is looking forward to returning to North America on Halloween to launch 'Those Whom the Gods Detest Tour II&apo…
Top Metal Songs of 2009
A lot of great metal songs came out in 2009, which is why it has taken us so long to put together a definitive list of the top 10. In the end, there had to be some omissions, and some may seem to be glaring.
For instance, there's nothing from Megadeth's killer new album 'Endgame,' Nile's ferocious 'T…
Decapitated Prepare a Return With New Artwork
It's been over two years since the tragic tour-bus accident that lead to the death of Decapitated drummer Vitek, and the hospitalization of vocalist Covan. The band eventually pressed on with guitarist Vogg and new members, and they've since established U...
Converge Take Shot at Album Leaking Journalists — VIDEO
Over the past decade, as internet technology got more advanced and album leaks more common, music journalists typically shook their heads in dismay at the wave of records hitting the Web weeks -- even months -- before their release date. Conventional wisdom in the writing community held that it was …
Metal Section Comes to iTunes

Apple's front-running digital music store iTunes has quietly unveiled their much rumored and long-anticipated metal section last night. The soft-launched home page of heavy showcases the oft-ignored genre's biggest recent releases front and center, with the placement of Slayer, Nile, Baroness, Rob H…

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