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Last updated on April 21, 2018 at 4:10 AM ET

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16 news articles posted today (and counting...)

Grimorium Verum Premiere New Song

Russian symphonic black metal band Grimorium Verum has teamed up with Metalunderground.com to exclusively premiere a new song titled "The Light Of Dark Father", taken from their upcoming new album "Revenant", which will be co-released by Satanath Records' sub-label Symbol Of Domination (Belarus) with Cimmerian Shade Recordings (USA), The True Plague (USA) and Black Metal Records (USA) on May 5th.

Check out now "The Light Of Dark Father" below.

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Panchrysia Premiere New Song "28 steps"

Belgium's black metal band Panchrysia has teamed up with Metalunderground.com to exclusively premiere a new song called "28 steps", taken from their upcoming new album "Dogma", which will be out in stores on April 30 via Satanath Records (Russia).

Check out now "28 steps" below.

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Necropia Premiere Full-Album Stream Of New Album

Long Island’s progressive, techy death metal outfit Necropia premiere the full-album stream of the band's brand new album "Desecration Complex", out in stores now via Bandcamp.

Check out now "Desecration Complex" in its entirety below.


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Axia Debut New Song "Fading Into Nothing"

Portuguese grind/death maniacs Axia debut a new song titled "Fading Into Nothing", taken from their upcoming new album "Pulverizer", which will be out in stores on April 27 through Selfmadegod.

Check out now "Fading Into Nothing" below.

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Matterhorn Premiere New Song "Violent Success"

Swiss extreme metal band Matterhorn premiere a new song entitled "Violent Success", taken from their upcoming debut album "Crass Cleansing", which is set for release June 15th via Iron Bonehead Productions.

Check out now "Violent Success" below.

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Taphos Premiere New Song "Impending Peril"

Danish death metal band Taphos premiere a new song entitled "Impending Peril", taken from their upcoming debut album "Come Ethereal Somberness", which is set for release on June 8 by Blood Harvest Records and Helter Skelter Productions.

Check out now "Impending Peril" below.

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LLNN Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Danish band LLNN premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Deads", which Pelagic Records will release on April 27th.

Check out now "Deads" in its entirety below.

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Let It Breathe Premiere "Bucket of Bullheads"

Mankato, Minnesota based stoner and psychedelic rock band Let It Breathe premiere a new song entitled "Bucket of Bullheads", taken from their upcoming self-titled album, which will be released by STB Records on April 27th.

Check out now "Bucket of Bullheads" below.

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Overkill Debut New “Thanx For Nothin'” Live Video

Legendary New Jersey thrashers Overkill have announced that they will release their ‘Live In Overhausen’ album on May 18th, 2018 via Nuclear Blast. Their performance of “Thanx For Nothin’” from that set is streaming below.

Celebrating the band's history, "Live In Overhausen" captured not one but two album anniversaries. Fans assembled on April 16th, 2016 at Turbinenhalle 2 in Oberhausen, Germany for the 25th Anniversary of "Horrorscope" and 30th Anniversary of where it all began, "Feel The Fire." A full night of ‘Kill from the past played loud and in its entirety!

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Light This City West Coast Tour w/ Gygax Announced

Light This City announce a West Coast tour with Gygax to support the May 25th release of their new effort, “Terminal Bloom“. See below where the trek will hit:

06/22 San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick
06/23 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
06/24 Los Angeles, CA – Viper Room
06/28 San Francisco, CA – Bottom Of The Hill
06/29 Seattle, WA – Highline
06/30 Portland, OR – Paris Theatre
07/01 Sacramento, CA – On The Y

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Gus G. Premieres New Video “Fearless”

Gus G. (Firewind, ex-Ozzy Osbourne) has premiered a video for the title track to his recently released effort “Fearless“. That album hit stores yesterday (April 20th) via AFM Records.

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Khemmis Premiere New Song & Video “Isolation”

The first single has arrived from Khemmis‘ new effort “Desolation“. That album will be out on June 22nd via 20 Buck Spin/Nuclear Blast. A music video for the track “Isolation” is streaming now below.

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Amorphis Premiere New Music Video

Amorphis premiere a video for the song “Wrong Direction” off their new album “Queen Of Time“. May 18th is the scheduled release date for that album through Nuclear Blast Records.

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Galactic Empire Debut “Rey’s Theme” Cover Version

‘Star Wars‘ worshiping band Galactic Empire have debuted their take on the John Williams track “Rey’s Theme“ (‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘). The band will be releasing their sophomore album, “Episode II“, via Rise Records on ‘Star Wars Day‘ (May 04th).

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Periphery’s Mansoor Doesn't Care Much About Money

Periphery guitarist Misha Mansoor has reacted to the recent comments made by Sumerian Records CEO Ash Avildsen. As reported yesterday Avildsen described his complicated relationship with the group and his frustrations with their career decisions on ‘The Jasta Show‘.

Misha Mansoor has stated earlier that he “makes no money from the band.” Ash Avildsen also revealed on ‘The Jasta Show‘ that Periphery has split with Sumerian Records and will be releasing their next effort independently.

Says Mansoor via Facebook:

“It’s pretty simple: We want Periphery to be a fun passion project and creative outlet. We don’t really care about being a massive band or making crazy money with the music, and that has been our approach since day one.

Ash is a businessman, and wants his bands to be financially successful. Sometimes that means our interests are at odds, and contractually we had set things up to be in our favor so we couldn’t be forced to make decisions we didn’t want to. With that said, and even in Ash‘s own words in the interview, when he came to us with good ideas, we definitely listened!

Ultimately we had a good run with them [Sumerian Records,] and I’m grateful for our time on the label, but we have wanted to try starting our own label for a while now, and we finally have the means to do so!”

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Five Finger Death Punch Premiere New Song

An audio stream of Five Finger Death Punch‘s new song “Sham Pain” has been premiered online. A music video for the single, which addresses the group’s label dispute, the substance abuse problems of frontman Ivan Moody and more is also in the works. Five Finger Death Punch will release their new effort “And Justice For None” on May 18th.

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