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26 March 2012
3 Inches Of Blood: check out a stream of "Long Live Heavy Metal" via Terrorizer (UK)
3 Inches Of Blood:  check out a stream of "Long Live Heavy Metal" via Terrorizer (UK)
Please visit Terrorizer (UK) to check out "Long Live Heavy Metal", the new album of traditional metal lords 3 INCHES OF BLOOD that is available as album stream here: http://truecultheavymetal.com/blog1.php/2012/03/23/exclusive-hear-3-inches-of-blood-long-live-heavy-metal-now

"Long Live Heavy Metal", is out in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Norway as of today (Friday, March 23rd), next will be:
USA / UK / BENELUX / FRANCE / GREECE / DENMARK / PORTUGAL / REST OF EUROPE: Monday, March 26, 2012.
CANADA / SPAIN / ITALY: Tuesday, March 27, 2012.
SWEDEN / FINLAND / HUNGARY: Wednesday, March 28, 2012.
AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND: Friday, March 30, 2012.

International press is raving about "Long Live Heavy Metal":
"A superb, detailed and diverse piece of heavy metal that long-established traditionalists as well as the new generation of bangers should check out intensely and in any case." (Soundcheck #4, Rock Hard, D)

"... required listening for traditionalists and Priest bangers." (Soundcheck #5, Metal Hammer, D)

"...3 INCHES OF BLOOD have defied the cynics, surpassed all expectations and evolved into a truly extraordinary heavy metal band." (Metal Hammer, UK)

"... the album itself is a fast-paced frolic with the devil that thrives with energy capable of developing its own gravitational pull." (Terrorizer, UK)

"A sincere entry into heavy metal history and not an ironic retrospective..." (Rock Sound, UK)

"... a passionate plea for traditional sounds coming in the shape of hymns." (Fuze, D)

"... an honest declaration of love for the genre." (Legacy, D)

"Once again 3 INCHES OF BLOOD have proven that heavy metal remains immortal!" (Metal Obs, F)

"... what's marked 3IOB also has 3IOB inside." (Slam, AT)

" A devastating tornado of power/thrash metal with subtle death tinges, this is the band at its best." (Rock Hard, I)

"Excellent album!" (Imperiumi, FI)

"'Long Life Heavy Metal' is the best 3 INCHES OF BLOOD album to date" (Aardschok, NL)

Check out www.cmdistro.com for some special treats such as a Special Edition Digipak CD + T-shirt bundle as well as a strictly limited pressing of a gold-coloured LP (including the entire album on CD). Pre-orders are available at www.cmdistro.de/Search?q=long+live+heavy+metal.

In support of the release, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD will be heading out on their European "Long Live Heavy Metal"-tour that will be supported by their label mates ANGELUS APATRIDA as well as Goatwhore and Havok.

Long Live Heavy Metal European Tour 2012
3 INCHES OF BLOOD
Goatwhore, ANGELUS APATRIDA, Havok
presented by Rock Hard, Terrorizer
05.05.12 (D) Essen - Turock
06.05.12 (NL) Rotterdam - Baroeg
07.05.12 (UK) Nottingham - The Rescue Rooms
08.05.12 (UK) Aberdeen - The Tunnels
09.05.12 (UK) Manchester - Moho
10.05.12 (UK) Belfast - Limelight
11.05.12 (IRL) Dublin - The Pint
12.05.12 (UK) Plymouth - White Rabbit
13.05.12 (UK) London - Underworld
14.05.12 (B) Antwerp - Trix
15.05.12 (D) Stuttgart - 1210
16.05.12 (CH) Winterthur - Gaswerk
17.05.12 (D) Munich - Feierwerk
18.05.12 (I) Massa - Swamp Club
19.05.12 (I) Misano Adriatico (RN) - Boulevard Club
20.05.12 (A) Vienna - Viper Room
21.05.12 (SLO) Ljubljana - Gala Hala
22.05.12 (CZ) Prague - Hoodoo Club
23.05.12 (D) Dresden - Chemiefabrik
24.05.12 (D) Hamburg - Markthalle
25.05.12 (DK) Copenhagen - Pumpehuset
26.05.12 (D) Berlin - K17

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