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Below is our complete Loathe news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Loathe Streaming Full New EP

Malta based metal band Loathe released new EP "Lambs to the Slaughter" earlier this month, and now the release is available for streaming online. Check out the songs below, or pick up a digital copy of the EP right here. The track listing is as follows:

1. Watch The Children Prey 04:14
2. Guttermouths 03:55
3. A Glow So Haunting 04:37
4. Bucketlove 04:13
5. Mission: Dawn 03:27 More...

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Loathe Announces New EP

Maltese metal band Loathe announced that the new EP "Lambs to the Slaughter" will be issued tomorrow (May 11th) through the band. Digital/CD orders can be made over at bandcamp. A pre-order allows for the immediate download of a track of your choice. The song "Bucketlove" can be heard streaming below.

"Lambs to the Slaughter" was engineered by Cedric Vella and David Vella and mixed and mastered by David Vella. The album'a artwork (shown below) was created by Max Vassallo with special help from Clint Tabone.

The track list for the EP is:

1. Watch The Children Prey
2. Guttermouths
3. A Glow So Haunting
4. Bucketlove 04:13
5. Mission: Dawn More...

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Unearthing The Maltese Metal Underground

Each week in Unearthing the Metal Underground, we'll be putting a few quality underground bands in the spotlight in an attempt to get the word out about them. This week, I take on the small, but strong Maltese metal scene.

When one thinks Malta, the first thought that comes to mind is a gorgeous tourist destination rich in Greek, Roman and Arabic culture situated between Italy and North Africa. The Maltese metal scene is a much smaller than other island nations like Cyprus, but it is a strong and hard working underground scene. Though bands are not denied the right to play music they want in this free nation, metal in Malta is typically shunned by the typically close minded culture of the nation and the sheer lack of venues that would have them. Some Maltese bands have been welcomed abroad to mainland Europe and the U.K., though the costs for many are too high. However, the country does have its own metal festivals: the Extreme Maltese Metal and Xtreme Metal Assault festivals held in the summer as well as the “M.D.M.” (Malta Doom Metal) held in November in the city of Rabat.

Some Maltese acts have either made it beyond the Mediterranean to tour Europe and the UK, or at the very least been heard worldwide, but still remain largely underground. Today, we will look at three of those acts: Forsaken, Loathe and Weeping Silence. More...

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Loathe Posts New Music Video

Maltese metal act Loathe has released a new music video for the single "Bucketlove," which was directed by Cedric Vella and is available below.

You can also download the track for free over at Bandcamp here. "Bucketlove" is the first single from the band's upcoming EP "Lambs To The Slaughter."

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