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All Else Fails to release “The Forever Lie” Friday Feb. 17, 2017

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada based ALL ELSE FAILS are back with their follow up to their 2013 award winning EP ‘Fucktropolis’. The band’s new EP ‘The Forever Lie’ due out Feb 17th via their indie label Suicidal Bride Records continues the … Continue reading

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EP Review: All Else Fails – The Forever Lie

Artist: All Else Fails Album: The Forever Lie (EP) Release Date: Feb 17th, 2017 Label: Suicidal Bride Records I am not too fond of EPs. It is not about All Else Fails, but about me being a grumpy old-school metal … Continue reading

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Album Review: Chrysalis – Reminder

CHRYSALIS – REMINDER Release Date: January 13th 2017 I’m happy to start 2017 off with a bang. Bands like Chrysalis are the best ones to write about because there’s usually so much to say. They categorize their sound as alternative metal, which … Continue reading

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Horror Metal MALACODA Unleash New EP ‘Ritualis Aeterna’

Canadian horror inspired symphonic power metallers MALACODA (named after a demon from Dante’s ‘Divine Comedy’) return with their new six track EP ‘Ritualis Aeterna’ out now as of December 2nd. The EP is the follow up to their well-received 2014 self-titled debut album. Packed with dark atmosphere, … Continue reading

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Soilwork’s Fury Tour 2016 Final Show – November 16, 2016 – Toronto, Canada

A press release came into Metal Nation News late last summer announcing one of the best tour packages of the year, the Soilwork headlined Fury Tour with support from Unearth, Battlecross, Wovenwar and Darkness Divided to be played in 26 … Continue reading

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DEE SNIDER Shares His Secret To A Successful Marriage

In a business not known for fostering healthy and stable relationships, TWISTED SISTER singer Dee Snider and his wife, Suzette, have made their marriage work for more than three and a half decades, even as Dee traveled the world as … Continue reading

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ALL ELSE FAILS Launch Crowdfunding For New Album ‘Forever Lie’

All Else Fails, the loud, heavy, lyrically conscious Canadian metal band who’s 2013 EP ‘Fucktropolis‘ garnered them award wins at the 2014 Western Canadian Music Awards and Edmonton Music Awards are ready to give fans the follow up they have … Continue reading

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EP Review: Leaves’ Eyes – Fires In The North

Band: Leaves’ Eyes EP name: Fires In The North Release date: November 4th Record Label: AFM Records On November 4th, Leaves’ Eyes released their new EP in the USA and Canada. The epic metal hymn called Fires In The North … Continue reading

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Album Review: Opeth – Sorceress

Band: Opeth  Album: Sorceress Label: Nuclear Blast Records Release Date: September 20, 2016 From the moment I first heard the Sorceress single from Opeth about a month ago my excitement for the newest chapter of Opeth grew to a level … Continue reading

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MARTYRDÖD To Release Their Sixth Album List Via Southern Lord This November

The unparalleled Swedish giants of modern metallic d-beat, MARTYRDÖD, return this November with their sixth full-length of endlessly fascinating, devastatingly different crust, List, once again through Southern Lord, as with 2012’s Paranoia and 2014’s Elddop. Their calling card of lamenting … Continue reading

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KHEMMIS Noisey Exclusively Streams Hunted Album Ahead Of Release Through 20 Buck Spin Next Week

With the impending release of one of the year’s most anxiously-anticipated doom/heavy metal records on the cusp of release, KHEMMIS‘ entire second LP Hunted is now playing exclusively through Noisey, alongside an interview with the band.  Noisey introduces their in-depth … Continue reading

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Album Review: Existance – Breaking The Rock

EXISTANCE – BREAKING THE ROCK Release Date – October 15th, 2016 The last two bands that I’ve been given to review, Existance as well as a band called Kryptos for a different site, have had a sound that would be described … Continue reading

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Calgary Thrashers ILLYRIAN Premiere New Lyric Video ‘Zeta Reticulan’ via Metal Nation Radio

Calgary thrashers ILLYRIAN have teamed up with Metal Nation Radio for the premiere of their second single and lyric video ‘Zeta Reticulan’ in support of their upcoming album ‘Round 2: Fight!’ due out on October 7th. The album was co-produced by the band with Casey Lewis at Echo Base Studios plus mastered by Sacha … Continue reading

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Album Review: Void King – There Is Nothing

VOID KING – THERE IS NOTHING Release Date – June 21st, 2016 I always seem to find myself reviewing stoner metal bands. Often it’s done reluctantly, because there doesn’t seem to be much else out there lately, and I end … Continue reading

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Interview: Blind Guardian’s Hansi Kursch with the Rev, Heavy Montreal 2016

The Rev had a chance to sit down with Blind Guardian vocalist Hansi Kursch at this year’s recent edition of Heavy Montreal! 

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