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Below is our complete Nocturnal Breed 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.

Nocturnal Breed Posts Full New Album Online

Nocturnal Breed's new album "Napalm Nights" will hit stores on March 11th in Europe and March 18th in North America via Agonia Records.

Today the band has released the new full-length online for streaming in its entirety. Check out all the tracks in the SoundCloud player below, courtesy of Metalhammer.

If you like what you hear, you can also pre-order "Napalm Nights" via Agona Records at this location. More...

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Nocturnal Breed Posts New Song Online

Nocturnal Breed has released a new track online for streaming titled "Krigshisser (D.N.K.)," which can be heard at Pitchfork.com here. The song features a guest appearance by Darkthrone's Nocturno Culto on lead vocals.

"Krigshisser (D.N.K.)" comes off new album "Napalm Nights," available for pre-order at this location. The album will hit stores on March 11th in Europe and March 18th in North America via Agonia Records. The track listing is as follows:

1. The Devil Swept The Ruins (streaming here)
2. Speedkrieg (streaming here)
3. Cursed Beyond Recognition (streaming here
4. The Bitch of Buchenwald
5. Napalm Nights
6. Thrashiac
7. Dawn Campaign... Flamethrower Ridge
8. Under The whip
9. Dragging The Priests
10. Krigshisser

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Nocturnal Breed Streaming New Track

Terrorizer Magazine today presents a new Nocturnal Breed song entitled "Cursed Beyond Recognition." Check it out in the player below.

The band's first album in 7 years album, "Napalm Nights," will hit stores on March 11th in Europe and March 18th in North America via Agonia Records. The track listing is as follows:

1. The Devil Swept The Ruins
2. Speedkrieg (streaming here)
3. Cursed Beyond Recognition
4. The Bitch of Buchenwald
5. Napalm Nights
6. Thrashiac
7. Dawn Campaign... Flamethrower Ridge
8. Under The whip
9. Dragging The Priests
10. Krigshisser More...

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Nocturnal Breed Streaming New Song

Nocturnal Breed is now streaming a new track online titled "Speedkrieg," courtesy of Rockhard.de. Give it a listen below.

"Speedkrieg" comes off the band's upcoming album "Napalm Nights," due out on March 3rd in Europe and March 18th in North America via Agonia Records. The track listing is as follows:

1. The Devil Swept The Ruins
2. Speedkrieg
3. Cursed Beyond Recognition
4. The Bitch of Buchenwald
5. Napalm Nights
6. Thrashiac
7. Dawn Campaign... Flamethrower Ridge
8. Under The whip
9. Dragging The Priests
10. Krigshisser More...

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Nocturnal Breed Reveals Album Details

Epic Norwegian thrash metallers Nocturnal Breed will release a new album entitled "Napalm Nights" on March 3rd in Europe and March 18th in North America via Agonia Records.

"The Devil Swept The Ruins" is the title of the first song to be revealed off the release. Check it out below.

Featuring a guest appearance of Darkthrone's Nocturno Culto on vocals, "Napalm Nights" includes 10 brand new tracks recorded in Killer Studio (Norway) in 2013.

Recently re-united with the original guitarist I.Maztor, the band - including present and past members of Dimmu Borgir, Satyricon, Aeternus and Gehenna - is coming back with this fifth full-length release after 7 years of silence. The band states the new album is "a punch of epic old school thrash metal with a blackened rock and roll undercurrent."

The track listing is as follows:

1. The Devil Swept The Ruins
2. Speedkrieg
3. Cursed Beyond Recognition
4. The Bitch of Buchenwald
5. Napalm Nights
6. Thrashiac
7. Dawn Campaign... Flamethrower Ridge
8. Under The whip
9. Dragging The Priests
10. Krigshisser More...

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Nocturnal Breed To Release New Album

Agonia Records has issued the following announcement about releasing a new album from Nocturnal Breed:

"Norwegian metal outfit Nocturnal Breed will release a new album, its first in 7 years. The band is coming back with a punch of epic old school thrash metal with a blackened rock and roll undercurrent, under a title yet to be announced. Featuring ten new tracks, the release is set for February 2014.

"Formed in 1996, Nocturnal Breed is made of present and past members of Dimmu Borgir, Satyricon, Aeternus, and Gehenna. The current line-up includes S.A. Destroyer on bass and vocals, Tex Terror behind the drums, as well as recently re-united with the band original guitarist I.Maztor and a brand new member, also guitarist, V.Fineideath.

"Alongside the new album - successor to 2007's 'Fields Of Rot' - the band has also announced a headlining appearance at Hammerslag Festival in Tonsberg (Norway), on 14th of February, with more shows on the way. You can learn more about the show right here.

"Known for a vicious, melodic and straight forward thrash metal performance, Nocturnal Breed has debuted their entire previous album on-line, via Bandcamp. 'Fields Of Rot' is available for listening below." More...

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Hammerslag Vinterblot 2012 Line-up Announced

Hammerslag Vinterblot 2012, which once again takes place in Tonsberg, Norway, has been announced for February 17-18, 2012. Nocturnal Breed recently dropped off the bill and will be replaced by Iskald. Here's the latest line-up:

February 17, 2012

Nidingr
Harm
Framferd (extended set)
Gospel of Grief

February 18, 2012

Ragnarok
Iskald
Darkthrone Tribute
Dauden
Exterior

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Nocturnal Breed Parts Ways With Guitarist

Noregian metal band Nocturnal Breed has issued the following update regarding the departure of longtime guitarist Ben Hellion:

"Axeman Ben Hellion has decided that 12 years as a member of Nocturnal Breed is enough.
After the band recently met up for the first time in almost 4 years he decided to call it quits because of 'lack of inspiration and feeling,' but stresses that he is proud of having been a part of Nocturnal Breed for so many years. He wishes the remaining 'Breedsters' the best of luck in the future, and hopes to experience Nocturnal Breed live again, now as an audience member."

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Nocturnal Breed Sign With Agonia Records

Norwegian metallers NOCTURNAL BREED have inked a deal with Agonia Records for the release of their new album, "Fields of Rot", due in June 2007. The CD's title cut is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. Other songtitles set to appear on the album include "Iron Bitch", "Invasion of the Bodythrashers" and "Wicked, Vicious and Violent".

In other news, NOCTURNAL BREED will join forces with Chicago's USURPER for several European tour dates in October/November. More details will be made available soon.

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Nocturnal Breed Post New Song Online

A brand new NOCTURNAL BREED track, entitled "Fields of Rot", has been posted online on the band's MySpace page. The song is the title cut of the Norwegian metallers' upcoming album, due later in the year via an as-yet-undetermined label. More...

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Nocturnal Breed Announce Live Dates With Demonizer

Norwegian death metallers NOCTURNAL BREED have announced the following live dates with DEMONIZER:

October
27 - Innsbruck, Austria

November
1 - Liège, Belgium
3 - Kuurne, Belgium
4 - Leeuwarden, Netherlands
5 - Rotterdam, Netherlands

More dates and venues will be announced soon. More...

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Nocturnal Breed Part With Painkiller Records

Norwegian metallers NOCTURNAL BREED have posted the following message on their official web site:

"We have decided to leave Painkiller Records because of major communication problems and the fact that they have broken the contract we had with them. Therefore we are now in the process of finding a new label. Also, the recording for the new album is complete and only the mix is left."

NOCTURNAL BREED are scheduled to release their follow-up to "The Tools of the Trade" (Holycaust Records), entitled "Code of Conduct", in September.

"Code of Conduct" projected track listing (in no particular order):

01. Code of Conduct
02. Fields of Rot
03. Man-Skinner
04. The Dead
05. In Sickness and in Hell
06. Behind the Front
07. Scything Harrow
08. Too Damned to Conquer
09. Iron Bitch
10. Wicked, Vicious, Violent
11. Metal Church

NOCTURNAL BREED recently announced the addition of guitarist A.E. Rattlehead (COCKROACH CLAN, CREST OF DARKNESS, HAMMERHEART) to the group's ranks. Rattlehead joins the band as the replacement for T. Thrawn (real name: Tom Kvålsvoll), who left the group last summer due to "internal conflicts."

NOCTURNAL BREED last year released a five-disc box set, entitled "The Remasters", through Painkiller Records. Limited to 1,000 copies, the set includes all of their previous releases, plus bonus tracks and demo recordings.

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