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Last updated on February 28, 2015 at 1:39 PM ET

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Mist Releasing New EP

Slovenian doom metal band Mist will release a new EP on CD and limited vinyl formats this coming May 8th though Soulseller Records.

The 4-tracker entitled "Inan'" will include 3 new songs and one from a 2013 demo, recorded anew with the influence of the band's current lead guitarist, Blaž Tanšek.

Mist formed in July 2012, originally as an all-female band, and built music on the legacy of legendary bands like Black Sabbath, Pentagram, Candlemass, Coven, Saint Vitus and others.

"Inan'" was recorded in the Fall of 2014 and then produced, mixed and mastered by Benjamin Kic from BK Mastering. The track listing is as follows:

1. Inan’
2. Frozen Velvet
3. Phobia
4. Under The Night Sky More...

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SiliuS Sends A "Message In A Molotov"

SiliuS recently dropped a demo album, and now the band also has as music video out for the "Message in a Molotov" single taken off that release. Check it out below. You can also nab a digital copy of the track at Bandcamp here.

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Mercelel Streaming Full New Album

Mercelel is a symphonic black metal band from Australia that is now streaming the "Born From Chaos" album online. Check it out below or pick up a digital copy at Bandcamp here. The band also comments:

"Mercelel is the combination of the words Mercenary and Elel which means night in Arabic. This album is dedicated to the unknown soldiers and the dead of war. May history never repeat."

1. Sorrow 01:14
2. Blood Soaked Earth 03:16
3. Born From Chaos 03:26
4. Mirrorspeak 03:59
5. Through The Ancient Fog 03:18
6. Forbidden Pages 03:38
7. Unforgiven 01:13
8. This Scar 03:26
9. Where The Dark Is Not 04:14
10. Born From Chaos (Part II) 03:43
11. We Three Kings (Traditional) 05:03 More...

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Incinerate Reveals New Album Details

Incinerate is due to drop "Eradicating Terrestrial Species" on April 21st via Comatose Music. The label comments:

"After the departure of founding member and songwriter Scott Ellingboe, many were skeptical of what the future would hold for this veteran outfit. However, the current lineup - featuring guitarist Ted Isac and bassist Sasha Wilczynski, along with original member Jesse Watson and returning drummer Darren Cesca - has laid to waste any doubts lingering over the band's re-emergence.

"'Eradicating Terrestrial Species' will push the boundaries set by 2008's 'Anatomize,' yet stay true to the traditional Incinerate sound with mind-bending ferocity. Conceptually the album is science fiction meets the absence of faith in religion and will prove to be Incinerate's most involved and accomplished musical endeavor to date. New and old fans alike will not be disappointed and should expect a more mature and evolved Incinerate." More...

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Metalunderground.com Official Podcast, Episode 43

The 43rd episode of the MetalUnderground.com Official Podcast opens up with "Pull The Trigger" by Portland band of the week Never Awake. This week co-hosts Kevin Perez (n0thinghead), Ollie Hynes (Diamond Oz) & Dustin Beaudrey ("F.A.N.") embark on a dark and gloomy discussion on the subject of metal icons' mortality and how illness and lifestyle can deeply affect the metal community along with their own legacies. Concluding with Kevin announcing more local concert ticket giveaways while Never Awake's "The Will To Live" plays us out.

Check out the new podcast at this location and feel free to leave us your feedback!

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Otep Cancels European Tour

After a U.S. trek with Downfall 2012, Otep has announced the postponement of all the dates for her upcoming European tour. She comments:

"Due to unforeseen circumstances we've had to postpone the European tour. Our hearts are broken. We will reschedule."

For further updates on the situation, check out Otep's Facebook page.

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Furia Posts Full Album Stream

The Polish black metalers of Furia are streaming their latest album "Nocel" in its entirety below. The album was released last fall on CD by Pagan Records, and on March 6 the label will be releasing the album on double-gatefold-vinyl.

Check out now the full album stream below.

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Aminals Posts New Animated Video "Bitchcraft"

Aminals a metal outfit hailing from Boston, Massachusetts is streaming a new animated video for the song "Bitchcraft" below. The track is taken from Animals' 2014-release "Dead Air".

States guitarist Ilya Podolskiy about the video: "We always wanted to have an animated video but it’s a concept that can easily become too “cheesy”. I came across the talented Crystal Araiza’s artwork and and it was the most unique work I’d seen in a while. We got together to discuss concepts and ‘Bitchcraft’ just seemed like a natural fit with her style. The video is about this little gremlin who we come across that can generate these little flowers from its body. After multiple attempts of trying to present and “shower” us with these flowers, it grows tired of our rejection. It then turns into a monster and decapitates us. Ya know, simple basic stuff."

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