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70000 Tons of Metal - The World's Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise

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Last updated on October 22, 2019 at 2:31 AM ET

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First Bands Confirmed For 70000 Tons Of Metal 2020

70000 Tons Of Metal - The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise - will set sail on January 7, 2020 as it journeys from Miami / Ft. Lauderdale to beautiful Cozumel and back.

Organizers check in with the following updates: "The champions of symphonic metal, Epica, will leave you in awe on board 70000 Tons Of Metal. That's not all though... this is 70000Tons Of Metal and we're here to make heavy metal history. Epica will perform two sets, one of which will be based around their landmark 2009 album, Design Your Universe."

"We are headed back to our Origin for RoundX as we make our way to Cozumel once again. Not only will you be pulverized by two performances from these technical death metal legends... we will also provide fluffy weapons for Round 2 of the infamous Pillow Fight!"

The first 5 out of 60 artists to be confirmed for 70000 Tons Of Metal 2020 are: Einherjer, Emperor, Epica, Haggard, and Origin.

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Acid Reign To Release Four Disc Compilation

Acid Reign are set to release the Acid Reign "Anthology!" On Dissonance on November 15, 2019

This 4CD set includes the bands 1987 demo "Moshkinstein", the 1989 debut album "Fear", and the classic second full length "Obnoxious", originally released in 1990. And to top it off, disc four contains a tonne of previously unreleased material!

Frontman Howard Smith comments:

"This is the definitive collection of our back catalogue. The Apple Core Archives have long since been unavailable and this gives people their last chance to own everything on CD at a sensible price. Added to this we have returned since that release, so we have some cool extras on a fourth disc. Our two comeback singles Plan Of The Damned & The Man Who Became Himself are here complete with the demos of both songs, the very first song that Paul and I wrote together 'No' which predates the reboot, Cerebral Scar’s version of Goddess that I guest on, the demos of Obnoxious and finally a live version of Blind Aggression that was on a flexi disc that went out with Kerrang! Back in the day. This box set represents the ending of one era and the beginning of another" More...

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Vofa Premiere New Song "II" From Upcoming Album

Icelandic funeral doom/death metal band Vofa premiere a new song called "II", taken from their upcoming self-titled debut album, which will be out in stores on November 18th via Funere (Armenia) and Exhumed Records (Ecuador).

Check out now "II" below.

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Warsenal Premiere New Song "Doomed From Birth"

Montreal-based thrash/speed metal trio Warsenal premiere a new song titled "Doomed From Birth", taken from their upcoming new album "Feast Your Eyes". The outing will be released on CD, LP and digital formats via Svart Records on November 15th.

Check out now "Doomed From Birth" below.

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Officium Triste Premiere New Song "Losing Ground"

Dutch doom/death heavyweights Officium Triste premiere a new song entitled "Losing Ground", taken from their upcoming new album "The Death of Gaia", which will be out in stores December 13th via Transcending Obscurity Records.

Check out now "Losing Ground" below.

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Day Of Errors (Ex-Black Sabbath) Premiere New Song

Day Of Errors - featuring ex-Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward among their ranks - premiere a new track titled “Dark” which you can hear via YouTube below.

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Dying Wish Premiere New Song “Enemies In Red”

Knocked Loose frontman Bryan Garris guests on Dying Wish‘s new song “Enemies In Red“. The song finds Garris repaying a favor of sorts as Dying Wish singer Emma Boster guested on Knocked Loose‘s “A Different Shade Of Blue” track “A Serpent’s Touch“.

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Counterparts Premiere New Song & Music Video

Counterparts premiere a new official music video for their new song “Paradise And Plague” streaming via YouTube for you below. The track is taken from the group's impending new record “Nothing Left To Love“, which will drop on November 01st via Pure Noise.

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