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Last updated on December 18, 2014 at 4:43 AM ET

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

Rest In Fear Posts Entire New Album

Rest In Fear a melodic death metal band hailing from Graz, Austria is streaming their entire new album "Shallows Deep" below. Musically, their 2nd effort is pretty much different to its forerunner "Insert Yourself", but still takes up where Rest In Fear’s first album concluded with "Mirror". Rest In Fear has become more progressive, faster, harder and more versatile.

Check out "Shallows Deep" below and visit their bandcamp page or the G Minor Records homepage to purchase the new album.

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Arch Enemy Fan-Filmed Live Footage Posted

Fan-filmed video live footage of Arch Enemy performing the song "My Apocalypse" on December 14 at Z7 in Pratteln, Switzerland can be seen below.

Arch Enemy parted ways with guitarist Nick Cordle last month and replaced him with Jeff Loomis (ex-Nevermore). Loomis is making his live debut with Arch Enemy on the band's European tour with Kreator, Sodom and Vader, which kicked off on November 26 and ends next week on December 22. More...

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Rwake Posts New Song

Rwake is streaming an excerpt from "Calibos/So Fucking Tired" off the album "Xenoglossalgia: The Last Stage of Awareness", which will be vailable February 10, 2015 (NA) / Feburary 6 (Ger/Benelux) / February 9 (UK/Europe/World) on CD/LP/Digital via Relapse Records.

You can now listen to "Calibos/So Fucking Tired" below.

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Archgoat Posts New Song

Finland’s black metal outfit Archgoat will be releasing their 3rd album "The Apocalyptic Triumphator" in 2015. In anticipation of their new effort you can hear a brand new track from it titled "Congregation Of Circumcised".

Check it out below.

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GWAR Wraps Up North American Tour

Citizens can rest safely (for the time being) as your lords and masters from GWAR have completed their trek of destruction across North America, dubbed the "GWAR Eternal Tour."

52 shows of utter devastation saw new lead singer Lord Blóthar assuming vocal duties alongside his Scumdog Brothers, and futuristic sister Vulvatron, as they scoured the universe looking for their lost leader Oderus Urungus.

In the end, the tour gave fans, and the band itself, a chance to mourn, celebrate, and honor Oderus Urungus, the greatest rock and roll singer to ever walk the face of planet Earth. Yes, Oderus is gone, but GWAR lives!

What does 2015 hold in store for GWAR? Stay tuned, as the band gets ready to celebrate 30 Years of GWAR! #Hail Oderus! #Hail Flattus! #Hail GWAR!

Finally, the band's irascible lead guitarist Pustulus Maximus offered these words of thanks to GWAR fans everywhere... "We are humbled by the fact that you are still willing to lay down your lives for GWAR. We have the utmost appreciation for the fans who supported us on this recent journey and are eternally grateful. You are the reason we continue."

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Allegaeon Posts New Video

Allegaeon has launched a brand new video for "Threshold of Perception" from the band's most recent album, "Elements of the Infinite" (reviewed here).

The group filmed and edited the video, with vocalist Ezra Haynes serving as the clip's director. Allegaeon shot the clip while in between recent tours with Chimaira and Arsis. Check it out below, thanks to Loudwire.com. More...

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