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Last updated on December 27, 2014 at 4:16 AM ET

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Deicide Working On New Album

Capital Chaos TV conducted an interview with Florida death metal veterans Deicide's drummer Steve Asheim at the Oakland Metro in Oakland, California.

States Asheim on Deicide's plans for 2015: "We got picked up for another record, so we're gonna start working on some new stuff, which we've got a couple of songs kind of framed out already. So we're gonna be busy again all through next year - next couple of years, it looks like. We're gonna work on a record and some more shows. It seems like they're gonna happen, so I'm looking forward to all that."

Continues Asheim on Deicide's longevity: "It's good to see that it is still going. It's weird when you hear kids talk about the band: 'We listented to you in high school.' It's like you hear that for years about how kids are listening to us in high school. So it's, like, we've been an ever-lasting presence in high schools for 20 years now. So, as we become multi-generational, it's, like, we have 50-year-old fans and then we still have 15-year-old fans that roll up. It's like the thing that… When I was a kid, Black Sabbath was, it's, like, that's what we've become - not in a selling sense, but in a how-people-think-about-your-band sense. I don't know… It's just a wild thing to have happened."

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Wolves Scream Streaming Full EP

Belgian post-hardcore band Wolves Scream is streaming the full "Hurricane" EP onilne, which can now be heard below or picked up digitally at Bandcamp here. The track listing is as follows:

1. Hurricane 04:03
2. Stay Young 03:25
3. Brothers 01:20
4. Honest Heart 04:44 More...

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Agathocles Releases Split w/Satanic Malfunctions

Agathocles has teamed up with Satanic Malfunctions to release a split album, which is out now via SelfMadeGod Records. You can hear the "Born. Consume. Die." track by Satanic Malfunctions and "Burning Into Zen" by Agathocles via the Bandcamp players below. The full album's track listing is:

1. Living hell downfall
2. Brutality in darkness
3. Loss of innocence
4. Burning into zen
5. Edge of pain
6. Why for so long?
7. Hopeless daily war
8. Dead meat walking
9. Crackland

10. Charnel Valley
11. No More
12. Born. Consume. Die.
13. Excavated
14. Inadequate
15. Domestos
16. Welcome to Hell


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Rings Of Saturn Recruits New Guitarist

After splitting with Joel Omans earlier this month, Rings Of Saturn has issued the following announcement about recruiting a new member:

"We are very pleased to announce that our close friend, Miles Baker, will be taking on the duties of guitar for Rings of Saturn!

"Below is his play through of our song Peeling Arteries! This song focuses on a lot of difficult techniques for all instruments, and is more challenging then our newer material, so it is the perfect song for auditioning purposes.

"Also please be sure to check out Miles' project Interloper that Lucas Mann, and Aaron Stechauner are also invloved in! We can't wait to hit the road again and shred some new material from Lugal Ki En for all of you guys!" More...

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Antagonist Announces Self-Titled EP

California's Antagonist just wrapped up work on a forthcoming self-titled EP, which will contain six songs. New music is due out soon, along with official release details. Today the band has revealed the track listing will be as follows:

1. Hate
2. Violence
3. Dejection
4. Extermination
5. Tyranny
6. Scorn

The following press release was also issued about the EP: "Their most radical and extreme music to date, the self-titled effort lives up to their name. The new tracks are stripped-down and straight to the point, moving away from the melodic metal of past releases and the commercial metal that has watered-down the style. Instead, Antagonist now relies on their punk and hardcore roots to get their message of social injustice, intolerance, and corruption across. The six-track effort is the biggest musical leap Antagonist has made in its 16 year existence, but it still holds true to what they have always been: an adversary of the status quo, both socially, musically, and lyrically."

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Merdarahta Gathers "The Dark Clouds"

Merdarahta - a project consisting of members of Fuck The Facts and The Sun Through A Telescope - just posted a track from upcoming album "As The Dark Clouds Swept Away We Could See The Sunset." Listen to the song "The Dark Clouds" below.

"As The Dark Clouds Swept Away We Could See The Sunset" was recorded & mixed by Fuck The Facts guitarist Topon Das at his Apartment 2 Studio, and is set for release on January 20th via Noise Salvation Recordings. More...

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