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Last updated on February 21, 2018 at 4:12 AM ET

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

Terror Universal Premiere New Music Video

Terror Universal premiere a new music video directed by their own vocalist Plague. The video is for the track “Through The Mirrors” taken from their current album, “Make Them Bleed“.

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Treedeon Debut New Video "Breathing A Vein"

A newly-completed video for "Breathing A Vein" - the new single from German sludge metal trio TREEDEON and their second LP, Under The Manchineel - is now streaming below. The video hits just days ahead of the record's release this Friday through Exile On Mainstream.

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Demonical Debut New Song "A Void Most Obscure"

Demonical debut a new song titled "A Void Most Obscure", taken from their upcoming fifth studio album "Chaos Manifesto", which is due out on March 23 in Europe and April 27 in North America via Agonia.

Check out now "A Void Most Obscure" below.


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Xenosis Premiere New Music Video "Night Hag"

New Haven, Connecticut based progressive death metal legion Xenosis recently dropped their 3rd full-length, Devour and Birth on January 19th, 2018. Today the group premiere a music video for the album opener "Night Hag" streaming below:

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No Warning Debut New Music Video “In The City”

A new music video for No Warning‘s “In The City” has debuted online below. The track appears on the band's latest effort, “Torture Culture“.

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Between The Buried And Me Share New Song Preview

Between The Buried And Me share another minute-long preview of a new song from the first half of their upcoming two-part album. Listen to a track preview for “Millions” from the upcoming new effort below, which is titled “Automata I” and will be released on March 09th through Sumerian Records.


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Oryx Debut New Video For "Blackened Earth"

The Denver sludge duo of Oryx debut a new video for "Blackened Earth", taken from their upcoming new album "Stolen Absolution", which will be released February 23.

Check out now "Blackened Earth" below.

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Nekrokraft Premiere New Song "Mouth Of Ahriman"

Blackened thrash metal band, Nekrokraft premiere a new song entitled "Mouth Of Ahriman", taken from their upcoming new album "Servant", which will be out later this year via The Sign Records.

Check out now "Mouth Of Ahriman" below.

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Bloodbath Announce North American Tour

Bloodbath have announced a North American spring tour. Read on for the itinerary for the trek:

May 23 Regent Theater Los Angeles, CA
May 24 Modified Ghost Festival Vancouver, Canada
May 25 Maryland Deathfest Baltimore, MD
May 26 Brighton Music Hall Allston, MA
May 27 Irving Plaza New York, NY
May 28 Phoenix Concert Theater Toronto, Canada
May 29 Corona Montreal, Canada

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Arkheth Premiere Full-Album Stream Of New Album

Australian experimental black metal band Arkheth premiere the full-album stream of the band's brand new album "12 Winter Moons Comes The Witches Brew", out in stores now via Transcending Obscurity Records.

Check out now "12 Winter Moons Comes The Witches Brew" in its entirety below.


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Abduction Debut Title Track To Upcoming New Album

French black metal band Abduction debut the title track to their upcoming new album "À L’heure Du Crépuscule", which will be released on March 23 through Finisterian Dead End.

Check out now "À L’heure Du Crépuscule" below.

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Signs of the Swarm Premiere New Music Video

Pittsburgh’s Signs of the Swarm premiere a new music video for "Nightcrawler", taken from their upcoming new album "The Disfigurement Of Existence", out in stores now via Unique Leader.

Check out now "Nightcrawler" below.

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Helmet European Tour Announced

Helmet announce a summer European tour which will take them to the following stops:

07/25 Sint-Niklaas, BEL – Concertzaal De Casino
07/26 Munster, GER – Sputnikhalle
07/27 Trebur, GER – Trebur Open Air Festival
07/28 Viersen, GER – Eier Mit Speck Festival
07/29 Paris, FRA – Petit Bain
07/30 Eindhoven, NET – Dynamo
07/31 Munich, GER – Free & Easy Festival
08/01 Nuremberg, GER – Der Hirsch
08/02 Leipzig, GER – Werk2
08/03 Berlin, GER – SO36
08/06 Bratislava, SLO – Randal Club
08/07 Budapest, HUN – Durer Kert

The tour will follow the band’s already announced North American co-headlining trek with Prong: More...

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Full Of Hell North American Tour Announced

Full Of Hell and Gatecreeper announce a co-headlining North American tour named ‘The Sweltering Ecstasy Tour‘. Check all dates for the trek below:

05/24 Columbus, OH – Ace of Cups (no Gatecreeper)
05/25 Iowa City, IA – Gabe’s (no Gatecreeper)
05/28 Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
05/29 Los Angeles, CA – Hi-Hat
05/30 Oakland, CA – Golden Bull
05/31 Eugene, OR – Old Nick’s
06/01 Seattle, WA – Northwest Terror Fest
06/02 Boise, ID – V.I.P. Boise Event Center
06/03 Salt Lake City, UT – Diabolical Records
06/04 Denver, CO – Streets of London
06/05 Kansas City, MO – Riot Room
06/06 Chicago, IL – Cobra Lounge
06/07 Detroit, MI – Sanctuary
06/08 Toronto, ON – Velvet Underground
06/09 Montreal, QC – Bar Le Ritz
06/10 Boston, MA – Sonia
06/11 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus Bar
06/12 Richmond, VA – Strange Matter
06/13 Atlanta, GA – Drunken Unicorn
06/14 Nashville, TN – The End
06/15 Little Rock, AR – White Water
06/16 Ft. Worth, TX – Ridglea
06/17 San Antonio, TX – Limelight

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Behemoth Share Teaser For New Live DVD

Behemoth‘s new live DVD/CD set has been dubbed “Messe Noire“. It is expected out instores this spring with more details to come this Friday, February 23rd. Today you can take in a short teaser clip for the set below. The band themselves are currently in the studio finishing up their new effort scheduled for release later in the year.

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Judas Priest Tease New Track “Traitors Gate”

Judas Priest share a short tease of their new track “Traitors Gate“. The full track will arrive via the group’s upcoming album, “Firepower“, out March 09th. If the case you missed the news, Judas Priest’s guitarist Glenn Tipton decided to step down from touring in consequence of his struggles with Parkinson’s disease.

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Rotten Sound Premiere New Track

Rotten Sound‘s new effort “Suffer To Abuse” will meet a May 18th (U.S.) and April 13th release date in Europe via Season Of Mist. A new track from it titled “Harvester Of Boredom” can be streamed below.


Comments frontman Keijo Niinimaa regarding the new track: More...

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Origin & Rings Of Saturn Announce European/UK Tour

Origin, Rings Of Saturn, Hideous Divinity and Graveslave will tour Europe & UK together at the end of March. See all dates below:

03/30 Oslo, NOR – Inferno Metal Festival (Origin only)
03/31 Stockholm, SWE – Debaser Strand (Origin only)
04/01 Magdeburg, GER- Factory (Origin only)
04/02 Erfurt, GER – From Hell
04/03 Haarlem, NET – Patronaat
04/04 Nijmegen, NET – Doornroosje
04/05 Hamburg, GER – Bambi Galore
04/06 Aarhus, DEN – Royal Metal Fest (no Graveslave)
04/07 Essen, GER – Turock
04/08 Blieskastel, GER – P-Werk
04/09 Manchester, UK – Rebellion
04/10 London, UK – Underworld
04/11 Glasgow, UK – Cathouse
04/12 Birmingham, UK – Asylum
04/13 Paris, FRA – Glazart
04/14 Lyon, FRA – Rock’n’Eat
04/15 Brescia, ITA – Circolo Colony
04/16 Siebnen, SWI – District 28
04/17 Nuremberg, GER – Z-Bau
04/18 Vienna, AUT – Viper Room
04/19 Brno, CZE – Melodka
04/20 Banská Bystrica, SLO – Tartaros
04/21 Ostrava, CZE – Barrack Music Club
04/22 Dresden, GER – Eventwerk
04/23 Berlin, GER – Bi Nuu

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Halestorm & In This Moment Announce Tour

Halestorm and In This Moment announce a co-headlining tour with New Years Day and Stitched Up Heart. Below's where that run will stop:

04/27 Jacksonville, FL – Rockville 2018
04/28 Fort Lauderdale, FL – Fort Rock
04/30 Houston, TX – White Oak Lawn
05/01 Corpus Christi, TX – Concrete Street Amphitheatre
05/03 Nashville, TN – Municipal Auditorium
05/04 Cincinnati, OH – PNC Pavilion @ Riverbend Music Center
05/05 Charlotte, NC – Carolina Rebellion
05/07 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
05/08 Indianapolis, IN – FBI Lawn @ White River State Park
05/10 Reading, PA – Santander Arena
05/11 Boston, MA – Tsongas Center @ UMass Lowell
05/12 Asbury Park, NJ – Summer Stage
05/14 Huntington, WV – Big Sandy Superstore Arena
05/15 Grand Rapids, MI – Deltaplex

The run notably features an all female fronted lineup with Halestorm vocalist/guitarist Lzzy Hale telling: More...

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Periphery's Guitarists Working On New Project

Periphery guitarists Misha Mansoor and Jake Bowen have been recently working on material for their side project Four Seconds Ago. A number of clips from their studio takes, have been shared via Instagram below:

Workin on some #groove with @jakeperiphery @4sexago #foursecondsago

Ein Beitrag geteilt von Misha Mansoor ??:mishaperiphery (@mishaperiphery) am

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