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VENOM To Release New Album In January

VENOM , the hugely influential British heavy metal trio, widely revered for driving and shaping many aspects of the music industry, including black and thrash metal as well as for their instinctive blending of metallic power and punk spirit, have confirmed the release of their new studio album, From the Very Depths . It will be released January 27 via Spinefarm Records.

Cannibal Corpse Take Bronze Medal in Extreme Metal Olympics

Cannibal Corpse are brutality incarnate, and with the help of their legions of fans, the brutal death metal giants brought one of two medals home to the USA by defeating Children of Bodom in the Bronze Medal Match. As favorites from the beginning, Cannibal Corpse stormed through grindcore innovators Napalm Death for their first win in the Extreme Metal Olympics. From there on, Corpse claimed the souls of Fleshgod Apocalypse

Dir En Grey Capture Gold Medal in Extreme Metal Olympics

Thanks so much to everyone who helped make our very first Extreme Metal Olympics so successful. After nearly three weeks and hundreds of thousands of votes being cast throughout, Japanese experimental metal band Dir En Grey defeated the legendary Death to capture the gold medal. Beginning the competition in Group 4, Dir En Grey were the only band representing Japan in the Extreme Metal Olympics, and were definite underdogs since

Extreme Metal Olympics: Groups 3 & 4, Semi Finals

Welcome to the Semi Finals of the Extreme Metal Olympics. Beginning with 32 bands competing for glory, we’re now down to four bands after a grueling cycle of eliminations. Your votes will now determine which bands will advance to the Gold Medal Round. In Group 3 of our competition, we showcased acts from Sweden, Poland, Australia, Canada and France, but the band who swept Group 3 come from the beautiful

Extreme Metal Olympics: Group 3, Quarter Finals

Group 3 of the Extreme Metal Olympics features an incredibly diverse group of bands from countries such as Sweden, Australia, Poland, France + more. In the Quarter Finals of the Extreme Metal Olympics, we’ve got the sole Finnish entry facing one of the Sweden’s most extreme bands. Children of Bodom continue their trek for Finland in the Extreme Metal Olympics, narrowly beating out French metallers Gojira in the closest match

Extreme Metal Olympics: Group 2, Quarter Finals

In Group 2 of the Extreme Metal Olympics, we’ve got a Quarter Finals match pitting Brazil against the good ol’ USA. Two metal pioneers are left to represent their respective countries and become the champions of Group 2. Brazilian thrash titans Sepultura defeated Norwegian black metal heavyweights Immortal. Sepultura now move on to face American death metal giants Cannibal Corpse, who put Italian technical death merchants Fleshgod Apocalypse in their

Extreme Metal Olympics: Group 3, Round Two

We’ve got a great batch of bands competing in this next round of the Extreme Metal Olympics. Featuring bands from Finland, France, Sweden and Poland, Group 3 is shaping up to be one of the most interesting brackets in our Extreme Metal Olympics. Finland’s pride Children of Bodom beat out Australian technical death metal act Psycroptic. French metal band Gojira also emerged victorious against the Canadian metallers of Kataklysm. Now

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