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Last updated on December 14, 2018 at 4:44 AM ET

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Dimmu Borgir, Godflesh added to Brutal Assault '19

In an announcement sure to please black metal fans, Brutal Assault Festival reveals that Dimmu Borgir will be taking to the stage at Fortress Josehov, Czech Republic. Industrial pioneers Godflesh have also been added to the bill - they last played the festival in 2015.

More bands revealed in this update include legendary thrash bands Anthrax and Sacred Reich. Iron Reagan, Prong, The Ocean, Thy Art is Murder, After The Burial and The Obsessed are just some of the other names.

Unfortunately A Pale Horse Named Death, who were previously announced, will be unable to perform.

Brutal Assault 2019 will take place at Fortress Josehov in the Czech Republic, August 7-9.

The full lineup so far:

ABORTED
AFTER THE BURIAL
ALIEN WEAPONRY
AGNOSTIC FRONT
ANAAL NATHRAKH
ANATHEMA
ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY
ANTAEUS
ANTHRAX
CARCASS
CARPENTER BRUT
COUNTING HOURS
CRYSTAL LAKE
CULT OF LUNA
CYTOTOXIN
DEICIDE
DAUGHTERS
DESTRUCTION
DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA
DIMMU BORGIR
EKTOMORF
ELECTRIC WIZARD
GET THE SHOT
GODFLESH
GUTALAX
HEILUNG
HIGHER POWER
HYPOCRISY
IMMOLATION
IRON REAGAN
JINJER
JUNGLE ROT
KRISIUN
LIONHEART
MANES
MESHUGGAH
METAL CHURCH
MGLA
MIDNIGHT
MYRKUR
NAPALM DEATH
NECROS CHRISTOS
OF MICE & MEN
OCEANS OF SLUMBER
PERFECITIZEN
PRONG
RAISED FIST
ROTTING CHRIST
SACRED REICH
SAOR
SHAPE OF DESPAIR
SLÆGT
TAAKE
TANKARD
TAPHOS
TESTAMENT
THE OBSESSED
THE OCEAN
THY ART IS MURDER
TOSKA
UNFATHOMABLE RUINATION
VARGRAV
VENOM PRISON
VUUR
WINDHAND
WOLFBRIGADE
WOE UNTO ME

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Gaerea Premiere New Video For "Absent"

Portuguese black metal collective Gaerea premiere a new song entitled "Absent", taken latest full length 'Unsettling Whispers'.

Check out now "Absent" below.

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In Shadows and Dust Premiere New Song "Revenge"

French band In Shadows and Dust premiere a new song titled "Revenge", taken from their upcoming new album "Enlightened By Darkness", which will be out in stores 21st of December via Redefining Darkness Records.

Check out now "Revenge" below.


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CNTMPT Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

CNTMPT premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Towards Neglect", which will be released by Into Endless Chaos Records on December 17th.

Check out now "Towards Neglect" in its entirety below.

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Rivers Of Nihil & Entheos U.S. Tour Announced

Rivers Of Nihil announce the confirmed dates for their first full U.S. headlining tour. Entheos, Conjurer and Wolf King will be joining them as support acts.

03/01 Pittsburgh, PA – Cattivo
03/02 Cleveland, OH – The Foundry
03/03 Detroit, MI – Sanctuary
03/04 Indianapolis, IN – Emerson Theater
03/05 Chicago, IL – Reggies
03/06 Milwaukee, WI – Club Garibaldi
03/07 Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews
03/08 Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
03/09 Englewood, CO – Moe’s
03/10 Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court
03/12 Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theatre
03/13 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
03/14 Portland, OR – Paris Theatre
03/16 Sacramento, CA – Holy Diver
03/17 Los Angeles, CA – 1720
03/18 San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick
03/19 Mesa, AZ – Club Red
03/21 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
03/22 Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live
03/23 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
03/24 New Orleans, LA – Santos Bar
03/26 Tampa, FL – Crowbar
03/27 Margate, FL – O’Malley’s
03/28 Orlando, FL – The Haven
03/29 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade (Hell)
03/30 Nashville, TN – The End
03/31 Greenville, SC – The Radio Room
04/02 Fayetteville, NC – Drunk Horse Pub
04/03 Norfolk, VA – Riffhouse Pub
04/04 Richmond, VA – Canal Club
04/05 Philadelphia, PA – Voltage Lounge
04/06 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus Bar

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Breaking Benjamin Premiere New Music Video

Breaking Benjamin premiere a new music video for their latest track, “Tourniquet“. That song can be found on the group’s latest effort, “Ember“.

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In Flames Premiere Two New Songs

Two new tracks from In Flames' upcoming effort have officially premiered online. That album will be titled “I, The Mask” and will be released on March 01st via Eleven Seven Music. Below you can stream now “(This Is Our) House” and “I Am Above” from that full-length.

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Whitechapel Premiere New Track “Black Bear”

Another new single from Whitechapel‘s upcoming new full-length “The Valley” has been officially premiered. Below you can stream “Black Bear” off the album in advance of its March 29th release via Metal Blade.

Says vocalist Phil Bozeman of that upcoming album: More...

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King Diamond Premieres Another New Live Video

January 25th will see the release of King Diamond‘s new live Blu-ray/DVD set, “Songs For The Dead Live“. Live footage of “Come To The Sabbath” from it can be streamed below:

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Enterprise Earth Premiere New Song & Music Video

An April 05th release date has been scheduled for the new Enterprise Earth full-length “Luciferous“. It will land in stores through eOne Music/Good Fight Music. A music video for the first track off of it “He Exists“, has premiered below.

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A Pale Horse Named Death Premiere New Single

Below you can stream A Pale Horse Named Death‘s new single titled “Vultures“. The group, who feature ex-members of Life Of Agony and Type O Negative, have a January 18th release date scheduled for their third full-length “When The World Becomes Undone“.


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Demon Hunter Premiere Two New Tracks

Demon Hunter share a first taste of their upcoming new full-length releases “War” & “Peace” via the below streaming new songs “On My Side” and “Peace“. Both albums will be released on March 01st through Solid State Records.


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Five Finger Death Punch Premiere New Music Video

Five Finger Death Punch premiere their new official music video for their track “Blue On Black“. The group’s own guitarist Zoltan Bathory wrote the story for the video while director Dale “Rage” Resteghini (Hatebreed, Sevendust) helmed the production. The track is the fourth single to be released from Five Finger Death Punch’s recent album, “And Justice For None“.

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