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Latest Benighted News

Below is our complete Benighted 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.

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Internal Bleeding Added To 70000 Tons Of Metal

New York death metal veterans Internal Bleeding, who are credited for bringing a "slam metal" style to the extreme genre, has been confirmed as the latest band to perform at next year's 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, with fifteen more groups still to be announced. The cruise will set sail from Port Lauderdale, Florida on February 1st and head to the Grand Turk and Caicos Islands and back in a trek that will last until February 5th.

The current list of confirmed bands are as follows:

Aborted
Aeternam
Alestorm
Amberian Dawn
Battle Beast
Benediction
Benighted
Beyond Creation
Cannibal Corpse
Dark Tranquility
Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
Enslaved
Evergrey
Exciter
Exhumed
Freedom Call
Goatwhore
Gyze
In Extremo
Insomnium
Internal Bleeding
Korpiklaani
Kreator
Masterplan
Meshuggah
Metal Church
Naglfar
Necrophobic
Obscura
October Tide
Primal Fear
Rhapsody
Sabaton
Samael
Septicflesh
Sepultura
Sinister
Sirenia
Sonata Arctica
Swallow The Sun
Threshold
Voivod
Witchery
Wolfchant
Wolfheart

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Exhumed Added To 70000 Tons Of Metal

American death metal favourites Exhumed has been announced as the latest band to be announced for the original heavy metal cruise, 70000 Tons Of Metal. This addition takes the list of confirmed bands to 44, with 16 more bands still to be announced. The cruise will set sail from Port Lauderdale, Florida on February 1st and head to the Grand Turk and Caicos Islands and back in a trek that will last until February 5th.

The current list of confirmed bands are as follows:

Aborted
Aeternam
Alestorm
Amberian Dawn
Battle Beast
Benediction
Benighted
Beyond Creation
Cannibal Corpse
Dark Tranquility
Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
Enslaved
Evergrey
Exciter
Exhumed
Freedom Call
Goatwhore
Gyze
In Extremo
Insomnium
Korpiklaani
Kreator
Masterplan
Meshuggah
Metal Church
Naglfar
Necrophobic
Obscura
October Tide
Primal Fear
Rhapsody
Sabaton
Samael
Septicflesh
Sepultura
Sinister
Sirenia
Sonata Arctica
Swallow The Sun
Threshold
Voivod
Witchery
Wolfchant
Wolfheart

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Sirenia Confirmed For 70000 Tons Of Metal

Norwegian gothic metal act Sirenia are the latest band to be confirmed for the original heavy metal cruise, 70000 Tons Of Metal. This addition takes the list of confirmed bands to 43, with 17 more bands still to be announced. The cruise will set sail from Port Lauderdale, Florida on February 1st and head to the Grand Turk and Caicos Islands and back in a trek that will last until February 5th.

The current list of confirmed bands are as follows:

Aborted
Aeternam
Alestorm
Amberian Dawn
Battle Beast
Benediction
Benighted
Beyond Creation
Cannibal Corpse
Dark Tranquility
Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
Enslaved
Evergrey
Exciter
Freedom Call
Goatwhore
Gyze
In Extremo
Insomnium
Korpiklaani
Kreator
Masterplan
Meshuggah
Metal Church
Naglfar
Necrophobic
Obscura
October Tide
Primal Fear
Rhapsody
Sabaton
Samael
Septicflesh
Sepultura
Sinister
Sirenia
Sonata Arctica
Swallow The Sun
Threshold
Voivod
Witchery
Wolfchant
Wolfheart

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Amberian Dawn Added To 70000 Tons Of Metal

Finnish symphonic metal outfit Amberian Dawn has been announced as the latest band to be announced for the original heavy metal cruise, 70000 Tons Of Metal. This addition takes the list of confirmed bands to 42, with 18 more bands still to be announced. The cruise will set sail from Port Lauderdale, Florida on February 1st and head to the Grand Turk and Caicos Islands and back in a trek that will last until February 5th.

The current list of confirmed bands are as follows:

Aborted
Aeternam
Alestorm
Battle Beast
Benediction
Benighted
Beyond Creation
Cannibal Corpse
Dark Tranquility
Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
Enslaved
Evergrey
Exciter
Freedom Call
Goatwhore
Gyze
In Extremo
Insomnium
Korpiklaani
Kreator
Masterplan
Meshuggah
Metal Church
Naglfar
Necrophobic
Obscura
October Tide
Primal Fear
Rhapsody
Sabaton
Samael
Septicflesh
Sepultura
Sinister
Sonata Arctica
Swallow The Sun
Threshold
Voivod
Witchery
Wolfchant
Wolfheart

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Threshold Added To 70000 Tons Of Metal

British progressive metal veterans Threshold are the latest band to be announced for the original heavy metal cruise, 70000 Tons Of Metal. This addition takes the list of confirmed bands to 41, with 19 more bands still to be announced. The cruise will set sail from Port Lauderdale, Florida on February 1st and head to the Grand Turk and Caicos Islands and back in a trek that will last until February 5th.

The current list of confirmed bands are as follows:

Aborted
Aeternam
Alestorm
Battle Beast
Benediction
Benighted
Beyond Creation
Cannibal Corpse
Dark Tranquility
Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
Enslaved
Evergrey
Exciter
Freedom Call
Goatwhore
Gyze
In Extremo
Insomnium
Korpiklaani
Kreator
Masterplan
Meshuggah
Metal Church
Naglfar
Necrophobic
Obscura
October Tide
Primal Fear
Rhapsody
Sabaton
Samael
Septicflesh
Sepultura
Sinister
Sonata Arctica
Swallow The Sun
Threshold
Voivod
Witchery
Wolfchant
Wolfheart

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Voivod Added To 70000 Tons Of Metal

Canadian progressive thrash metal legends Voivod are the latest band to be announced for the original heavy metal cruise, 70000 Tons Of Metal. This addition takes the list of confirmed bands to 40, with 20 more bands still to be announced. The cruise will set sail from Port Lauderdale, Florida on February 1st and head to the Grand Turk and Caicos Islands and back in a trek that will last until February 5th.

The current list of confirmed bands are as follows: More...

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Photo Recap: Benighted at Kaltenbach Open Air 2017

Metalunderground.com writer and photographer Georg Wilfinger attended this year's edition of Austria's finest metal underground festival "Kaltenbach Open Air (K:O:A)", which took place August 23 through August 25, 2017. Check out his extensive photo recap of Benighted's sick live show there below:

Benighted setlist at Kaltenbach Open Air 2017: More...

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Benighted Premieres New Drum-Playthrough

Benighted premieres a new drum-playthrough for the track "Reptilian", showcasing Romain Goulon (Necrophagist, Monument Of Misanthropy). The track is taken from the band's latest album "Necrobreed", out in stores now via Season of Mist Records.

Check out now "Reptilian" below.

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Monument Of Misanthropy Working On New EP

Austrian/French brutal death metal maniacs of Monument Of Misanthropy are currently working on their upcoming new EP titled "Capital Punisher". French drum-wizard Romain Goulon (Necrophagist, Benighted) will be providing studio-drums again. In other news the band welcomes new band members Sam Terrak on bass and Cedric Lorin on live-drums. The album's cover artwork was again created by Remy Cuveillier of Headsplit Design, Paris, France.

"Capital Punisher" will contain the following new tracks:

- "Capital Punisher"
- "Killing Spree"
- "At Death's Door"
- "Pull The Plug" (Death cover)

+ one new secret track

Catch the band live this April supporting Vader and Immolation on the upcoming "Rise Of The Empire - European Tour 2017". Check out all dates below: More...

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Benighted Streams Full New Album

The French gore-grinders from Benighted are streaming their ferocious new album "Necrobreed" in full today ahead of the February 24th release date. Benighted vocalist Julien Truchan comments:

"Finally! It was hard to remain patient while eagerly waiting to unleash our new piece of madness, 'Necrobreed.' We are so proud of this album, which contains the most intense and deranged tracks that we have ever made!

"Such brutal songs as 'Reptilian,' 'Forgive Me Father,' 'Reeks of Darkened Zoopsia'... shall set the world on fire. Be most welcome to our story of a twisted schizophrenic and his morbid way to build a family. Enjoy the sickness! Let's get contaminated and spread the disease!"

2. Reptilian
3. Psychosilencer
4. Forgive Me Father
5. Leatherface
6. Der Doppelgaenger
7. Necrobreed
8. Monsters Make Monsters
9. Cum With Disgust
10. Versipellis
11. Reeks Of Darkened Zoopsia
12. Mass Grave
13. Biotech is Godzilla (Sepultura cover) *
14. Christraping Black Metal (Marduk cover) *

*Exclusive to the limited edition Digibox More...

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Benighted Kicking Off Tour

Benighted will kick off a massive French tour at L’Ampérage in Grenoble tonight in support of forthcoming album "Necrobreed." The brutal death extremists will continue to wreck havoc in native homeland of France throughout February and March with a final show at the MJC in Limours on April 1st.

Next up, Benighted will embark on a European headlining tour joined by label mates Wormed as well as Unfathomable Ruination and Omophagia. For a complete list of confirmed shows, please see below. More...

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Benighted Premieres NSFW Video For "Reptilian"

French brutal death metal/deathgrind outfit Benighted premieres a new NSFW gory music video for "Reptilian", taken from the band's upcoming new album "Necrobreed", which will arrive in stores February 24th, 2017 through Season of Mist.

Check out now "Reptilian" below.

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Benighted Teases New Music Video

Benighted teases a new music video for "Reptilian", taken from the upcoming new album "Necrobreed", which will arrive in stores February 24th, 2017.

Check out the teaser below.

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Benighted Gearing Up For European Tour

Benighted is about to be touring in support of forthcoming new album, "Necrobreed," with th e festivities kicking off in late January.

The band recently released a new track off "Necrobreed," titled "Forgive Me Father" and featuring guest vocalist Trevor Strnad - listen in right here.

Benighted will release the "Necrobreed" album on February 24th, 2017. Catch these upcoming Benighted tour dates:

Jan. 21 Lisbon (PT) @ RCA Club (XXXapada Na Tromba)
Feb. 10 Grenoble (FR) @ L’Ampérage
Feb. 11 Puget-Sur-Argens (FR) @ Le Rat’s
Feb. 17 Saint Étienne (FR) @ Le FIL
Feb. 21 Nantes (FR) @ Le Ferailleur
Feb. 22 Joue Les Tours (FR) @ Le Temps Machine
Feb. 23 Paris (FR) @ Le Petit Bain
Feb. 24 Bergen (NO) @ Blastfest
Feb. 25 Rouen (FR) @ Le 106
Mar. 03 Toulouse (FR) @ Le Metronum
Mar. 18 Nancy (FR) @ Le Hublot
Mar. 31 Dijon (FR) @ Le Consortium
Apr. 01 Limours (FR) @ MJC
May 11 Horní Libchava (CZ) @ Zámek Horní Libchava
May 13 Zamek (CZ) @ Nice To Eat You Fest 2017
May 20 Saint-Omer (FR) @ Dreamer Fest 2017
Jun. 03 Saint-Riquier (FR) @ Abbaye Metal Fest 2017
Jul. 06 Viveiro (ES) @ Resurrection Fest 2017 (exact date tba)
Jul. 29 Steenwijk (NL) @ Stonehenge Festival 2017
Aug. 24 Spital Am Semmering (AT) @ Kaltenbach Open Air Festival 2017 More...

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Benighted Streaming "Forgive Me Father"

Benighted is now streaming a second new track off "Necrobreed." The track, featuring guest vocalist Trevor Strnad, is titled "Forgive Me Father" and can be heard below.

"Necrobreed" is coming on February 24th, 2017 and features 12 tracks of relentless death metal fury seeing the band joined by acclaimed extreme metal drummer Romain Goulon.

Regarding the new track below, vocalist Julien Truchan comments: "Born from the depths of Kohlekeller Studio in Germany, we now present 'Forgive Me Father', the second fragment of insanity ripped from our forthcoming album 'Necrobreed'. Stay sick!"

1. Hush little Baby
2. Reptilian
3. Psychosilencer
4. Forgive Me Father
5. Leatherface
6. Der Doppelgaenger
7. Necrobreed
8. Monsters Make Monsters
9. Cum With Disgust
10. Versipellis
11. Reeks Of Darkened Zoopsia
12. Mass Grave
13. Biotech is Godzilla (Sepultura cover) *
14. Christraping Black Metal (Marduk cover) *

*Exclusive to the limited edition Digibox More...

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Stench Price Pre-Release Full-Album Streaming

New grindcore supergroup Stench Price - involving members of Brutal Truth, Necrophagist, Benighted, Monument Of Misanthropy, Cynic, Hail of Bullets, Benediction, Bolt Thrower, The Grotesquery etc. - premieres the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming self-titled EP, which comes out on Wednesday, November 30th through Transcending Obscurity Records in a limited box-set format as well as standard formats.

Check out now "Stench Price" in its entirety below.

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Benighted Premieres New Song "Versipellis"

Benighted premieres a new song entitled "Versipellis", taken from the upcoming new album "Necrobreed", which will be out in stores on February 17, 2017 through Season of Mist. After being sold out yesterday within hours the pre-orders are open again HERE .

Check out now "Versipellis" below.

States the band: More...

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Benighted Announces Final "Carnivore Sublime" Tour

Benighted just announced the final round of European shows in support of "Carnivore Sublime" (reviewed here), with dates available below. Benighted will soon reveal the first details about a new album - stay tuned for more info!

10 Sep 16 Belley (FR) Le Réservoir
17 Sep 16 Villeurbanne (FR) Metalhead For Refugees
28 Oct 16 Sofia (BG) Club Live and Loud
29 Oct 16 Bucharest (RO) Club Quantic
30 Oct 16 Cluj (RO) Napoca Flying Circus
12 Nov 16 Stockholm (SW) Prostatattack Fest
16 Dec 16 Eindhoven (NL) Eindhoven Metal Meeting
21 Jan 17 Lisbon (PT) RCA Club
17 Feb 17 Bergen (NO) Blastfest More...

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Eindhoven Metal Meeting Reveals Full Lineup

With the addition of Pro-Pain, Soulburn, and Komah, the line-up for Eindhoven Metal Meeting 2016 is now complete. The eighth edition of the annual metal meeting is set to take place December 16th & 17th, 2016 at the reputable Effenaar venue in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

The organization is furthermore proud to reveal the daily schedule of the festival. Single day tickets are going on sale Monday, the 1st of August 2016. The full festival billing is as follows:

Aura Noir (NO)
Archgoat (FI)
Batushka (PL)
Benighted (FR)
Bleeding Gods (NL)
Bölzer (CH)
Burning Hatred (NL)
Caronte (IT)
Cirith Gorgor (NL)
Destruction (DE)
Der Weg Einer Freiheit (DE)
Emptiness (BE)
Endstille (DE)
Enthroned (BE)
General Surgery (SE)
Gutalax (CZ)
Hail Of Bullets (NL – featuring David Ingram [ex-Benediction, Bolt Thrower[ on vocals)
Harakiri For The Sky (AT)
Hell (UK)
Insanity Reigns Supreme (BE)
Illdisposed (DK)
Komah (BE)
Mantar (DE)
Mayhem (NO – ‘De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas’ will be played in its entirety!)
Memoriam (UK – featuring band members from Bolt Thrower, Cerebral Fix and Benediction)
Moonspell (PT – Special setlist based on the 'Wolfheart' and 'Irreligious' albums!)
Necrophagia (US – pre-party)
Pro-Pain (US)
Protector (SE)
Schammasch (CH)
Schirenc Plays Pungent Stench (AT - pre-party)
Seth (FR)
Soulburn (NL)
Tiamat (SE)
Toxic Waltz (DE)
Valkyrja (SE)
Watain (SE – Exclusive BeNeLux show & unique 'Casus Luciferi' setlist!)
Wederganger (NL) More...

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Blastfest 2017 Announces 14 More Bands

It's just over eight months until one of the highlights of the metal festival calendar is upon us once again... Blastfest!

The festival is held in Norway's Bergen, a city steeped in metal culture and famed for its natural beauty with its location between seven mountains and seven fjords. Blastfest takes place right in the heart of winter on 22nd - 25th February, 2017.

Now on the lead up to its fourth incarnation, acts such as Devin Townsend Project, Dying Fetus and Hell have already been announced. Today 14 more groups are confirmed, with the current linup as follows:

Devin Townsend Project / Dying Fetus / Between The Buried & Me / Hell / Peste Noire / Memoriam / Batushka / Akercocke / Ajattara / Horna / Benighted / Hour Of Penance / Angelcorpse / The Monolith Deathcult / Hatesphere / Misþyrming / Zhrine / Trident / Emptiness / IXXI / Regarde Les Hommes Tomber / Lucifers Child / Deluge / Auðn / Nordjevel / Darkend / Beneath / Avslut / Doomas / Aspherium / Ade / Plus More TBA More...

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