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Last updated on August 16, 2017 at 5:53 PM ET

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

Corrosion Of Conformity Gearing Up For Tour

Corrosion Of Conformity will join Danzig on a short run of live dates next month. The week-long trek will commence on September 7th in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire and includes stops in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Montclair, New Jersey; Huntington, New York; Lewiston, Kentucky; Cleveland, Ohio and Detroit, Michigan.

As a precursor to that run with Danzig, Corrosion Of Conformotiy will play Psycho Las Vegas this weekend at the Hard Rock Hotel And Casino in Las Vegas alongside the likes of Mastodon, Swans, The Murder City Devils, Cult Of Luna with Julie Christmas, and many more.

The following week the band will make its way to the Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. See all confirmed dates below. In other news, CoC has been diligently working on the follow-up to 2014's "IX" offering. Helmed by longtime producer John Custer, the record will mark the band's studio reunion with vocalist/guitarist Pepper Keenan.

8/20/2017 Psycho Las Vegas @ Hard Rock Hotel And Casino - Las Vegas, NV
8/26/2017 Mohegan Sun Wolf Den - Uncasville, CT

w/ Danzig:
9/07/2017 Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom - Hampton Beach, NH
9/08/2017 Electric Factory - Philadelphia, PA
9/09 /2017The Wellmont Theater - Montclair, NJ
9/11/2017 The Paramount - Huntington, NY
9/12/2017 Artpark Amphitheater - Lewiston, KY
9/14/2017 Agora Theatre - Cleveland, OH
9/15/2017 The Fillmore Detroit - Detroit, MI

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Metallica Streaming Tonight's Edmonton Show

After engaging in some silly carpool karoake and releasing another music video for "Now That We're Dead," Metallica has more in store for fans.

Tonight - Wednesday the 16th - Metallica will live stream the final show of the band's current North American trek in Edmonton.

To stream the final show of the North American leg of the "WorldWired" stadium tour, head to this site or navigate to the band's YouTube channel at approximately 8:45p Mountain Time (10:45p EST / 9:45p CST / 7:45p PST).

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Sibiir Posts "These Rats We Deny"

Norwegian blackened hardcore five-piece group Sibiir today shares a new music video for the track “These Rats We Deny," taken from the band’s self-titled debut released last December via Fysisk Format.

The video features footage from a recent European tour with Kvelertak and is now playing below. With backgrounds in such diverse groups as Sigh & Explode, Jack Dalton, Do You Love Melena? and Call:Vega, Sibiir was formed in 2014 in Oslo, Norway. Two more songs from the self-titled album can be heard here. More...

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Morbid Evils Posts "Case IV - Tumour" Video

Finnish doom/sludge titan Morbid Evils just released a new video for "Case IV - Tumour." The track hails the band's second album, "Deceases," set for international release on August 25th via Svart Records.

A counterpart of sorts to vocalist Keijo Niinimaa's older group Rotten Sound, Morbid Evils has become known for exploring slower tempos and the lower end of the sonic spectrum, all topped with a fascination with the morbid realities of our hopeless existence.

1. Case I - Murder
2. Case II - Dead Weight
3. Case III - Evaporate
4. Case IV - Tumour
5. Case V - Death Breat
6. Case VI - Abacinated and Blind

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Maharaja Streaming "Blood Moon"

Ohio sludge band Maharaja today streams new track "Blood Moon." The song is taken off forthcoming album "Kali Yuga," which will be released on September 22nd and features the following track listing:

1. Blood Moon
2. Slave to Senses
3. Free Choice
4. Ethisfidi
5. Ourboros
6. Blaq Magiq Carpet Ride
7. I, Undying More...

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Battle Raider Streaming New Album

Today the Mexican heavy metal warriors from Battle Raider stream their sophomore, self-titled record online in full ahead of the August 21st release via Fighter Records. The full track listing is as follows:

1. Flying Fingers
2. Battle Raider
3. Hard Flyer
4. Atlanteans of Gold
5. Early Fantasy
6. Tartan Piper Alpha
7. Commander
8. A Sioux Prayer More...

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Crimfall Posts "Until Falls The Rain" Video

On August 25th, Finnish cinemascope metallers Crimfall will release new album, "Amain," worldwide via Metal Blade Records. Crimfall has now premiered the first video clip in support of that album -- check out "Until Falls the Rain" below. The video was directed by Olli Hakkinen and shot by Max Smeds.

Crimfall comments: "Before we unleash the third storm that is 'Amain,' we present you our very first music video. 'Until Falls The Rain' is the crushing conclusion for the album, last simmering truths are laid low, throats bared against the unforgiving fall.

"It was a long day of drowning under homemade sprinklers, shooing away fire brigades and mopping away thousand lakes of water. In the end we are more than satisfied with the forlorn end result."

1. Eschaton
2. The Last of Stands
3. Ten Winters Apart - pt1. Far From Any Fate
4. Ten Winters Apart - pt2. Song of Mourn
5. Ten Winters Apart - pt3. Sunder the Seventh Seal
6. Ten Winters Apart - pt4. Dawn Without a Sun
7. Mother of Unbelievers
8. It's a Long Road
9. Wayward Verities
10. Until Falls the Rain More...

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Tetrarch Posts "Pull The Trigger"

Trailblazing metal group Tetrarch is getting ready to kick off an upcoming tour with metal giants DevilDriver and fellow support artists 36 Crazyfists, Cane Kill, and Uncured this coming Friday, August 18th.

In anticipation of the tour kickoff, and the release of upcoming album "Freak" (due out September 29th), the band is thrilled to reveal another new track, entitled "Pull The Trigger." Check it out below.

Guitarist Diamond Rowe tells AP: "There are so many people who struggle with mental illness and have inner battles with self-worth, and 'Pull the Trigger' is about just that... we wanted this video to just essentially be a plethora of clips of things that can cause people to attract negative feelings in this day and age, whether its drugs, politics, relationships, etc. While I don't struggle with these things, all of us in this band have people close to us that do, so I think it touches home for us and a lot of other people." More...

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Stömb Announces New EP

Born from the association of four musicians coming from multiple horizons, Stömb is a progressive and instrumental metal band proposing modern and dreamlike music. Formed in 2012 in France, the band released a first EP titled "Fragment" in 2014 and the "The Grey" album in 2016.

Performing live with video projection designed by Hicham Haddaji (Klone, Trepalium, Hacride, Septic Flesh) Stömb subsequently participated in several shows, like the festival Metalsphere (France) and the Euroblast (Germany).

Now Stömb is back with a new EP titled "Duality," which is due to drop September 8th. Check out the cover artwork below. More...

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Metallica's Episode Of "Carpool Karaoke" Posted

The entire clip of comedian Billy Eichner and Metallica on Carpool Karaoke has finally been released.

They play "Metal Have I Ever," sing Rihanna and The Little Mermaid, and make their way into a supermarket to get randos to sing "Enter Sandman."

You can watch the entire thing with your Apple Music subscription here.



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In Twilight’s Embrace Premieres New Song

Poland’s blackened death horde In Twilight’s Embrace premieres a new song titled "The Hell of Mediocrity", taken from the band's upcoming new fourth full-length "Vanitas", which be released on September 22nd via Arachnophobia Records.

Check out now "The Hell of Mediocrity" below.

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Nocturnes Mist Debuts "Shadow of the Flame"

South Australian black metal outfit Nocturnes Mist debuts a new song entitled "Shadow of the Flame", taken from the upcoming new album "Diabolical Baptism", which will arrive in stores September 15th via Séance Records.

Check out now "Shadow of the Flame" below.

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Scale The Summit Premieres New Music Video

Scale The Summit premieres a new music video for "Royal Orphan", taken from the band's latest release, "In A World Of Fear", out in stores now.

Check out "Royal Orphan" below.

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Papa Roach Debuts Music Video "American Dreams"

Papa Roach debuts its new music video for "American Dreams", taken from the outfit's new album "Crooked Teeth",out in stores now via Eleven Seven Music. Comments frontman Jacoby Shaddix: "America is struggling, America is divided, America is hurting right now. We’re at a fever pitch of confusion, smoke and mirrors, blatant lies. The American Dream is on the chopping block."

Check out now "American Dreams" below.

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We Ride Premieres New Music Video "What You Are"

Spain’s hardcore outfit We Ride premieres a new music video for "What You Are", taken from the band's debut album "Empowering Life", out in stores via Victory Records. The song features a guest sport from Deez Nuts frontman JJ Peters.

Check out now "What You Are" below.

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