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Archaea Premieres "Silhouette" Track

We've got something to kick the week off this Monday morning that's going to stick in your head all day from Archaea.

The band offers up Swedish melodic death metal with a twist - it's not just copy/paste Gothenburg sound worship. These Swedes roll out a thrashy style of melodeath, with orchestral strains to counterbalance the harsh ’n’ heavy.

Arcahaea's "Catalyst" will see an official physical release on August 28th, and today we're bringing you the premiere of second track "Silhouette." Give it a listen below and be sure to let us know if you dig it! The full album's track listing is:

01. Omnicide
02. Silhouette
03. Vacuum
04. Cryosphere
05. Pyrochrysalis
06. Salt
07. Quad DamageD
08. His Wanted Position
09. Helios Ascend
10. Sol More...

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Obscura Taps Rüdinger For "Summer Slaughter Tour"

Obscura taps Ex-The Faceless drummer Alex Rüdinger (see also clip below) - now drummer of Conquering Dystopia - for the bands run on this year's edition of the Summer Slaughter Tour. Original drummer Sebastian Lanser will be forced to sit out the tour due to health issues.

Explains Stefan Kummerer:

"Regrettably, we are unable to perform at Progstage Festival, Tel Aviv and Metaldays Festival Slovenia this year. Our drummer Sebastian Lanser overstrung his left hand and suffers from a serious inflammation since then. Playing this complex music with this condition won’t allow us to play a tight 80 minute headlining show our fans and we as musicians demand.

"We decided not to play a halfhearted set, instead we postpone both concerts and come back with an extended live show including songs of our new, upcoming album. Dates will be published soon.

"In the meantime Alex Rüdinger (Conquering Dystopia) will step in to play this year’s Summer Slaughter festival tour in North America.” More...

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Sirens And Sailors Streaming Another New Song

Sirens And Sailors is streaming another new song titled "Chorus Of The Dead" from the upcoming new effort “Rising Moon : Setting Sun” which will be released on August 7th via Artery Records.

You can now check out "Chorus Of The Dead" below.

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