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Last updated on June 2, 2015 at 11:42 AM ET

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

Gloryhammer Headed To Space

Apparently moving from tongue-in-cheek fantasy to over-the-top science fiction in the vein of Warhammer 40K, the ever amazing Gloryhammer has checked in with the following update about releasing a new album:

"Today is a momentous occasion in the annals of Dundee...the new Gloryhammer masterpiece 'Space 1992: Rise of the Chaos Wizards' has officially been completed, and the master disc of the album is currently winging it's way to Napalm Records HQ in Austria, atop the back of a mighty galactic eagle.

"Soon we will be revealing more details, including full artwork, tracklist, and release date! Stay tuned...the countdown to universal annihilation has begun!"

"Space 1992: Rise of the Chaos Wizards" will follow 2013's invasion of unicorns and dragons that was "Tales From The Kingdom of Fife" (reviewed here). More...

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Powerwolf Premieres "Armata Strigoi" Lyric Video

German power metal act Powerwolf premiered a lyric video for the new track "Armata Strigoi" over at Blabbermouth at this location (also in the player below). The song will appear on the new album "Blessed & Possessed," which was reviewed here.

The album drops via Napalm Records on the following release schedule:

GAS/AUS: July 10th
UK/NOR/FR/DK/IT: July 13th
US/CAN: July 14th
SE/ESP: July 15th

The track list is as follows:

1. Blessed & Possessed
2. Dead Until Dark
3. Army of the Night
4. Armata Strigoi
5. We are the Wild
6. Higher than Heaven
7. Christ & Combat
8. Sanctus Dominus
9. Sacramental Sister
10. All You Can Bleed
11. Let There Be Night

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Honeymoon Disease Streams "Bellevue Groove"

Swedish rock 'n' rollers Honeymoon Disease will release a 7'' single titled "Bellevue Groove." This release includes the title track as well as a cover of "Neat Neat Neat" by The Damned! Check out the song which is streaming below.

"Bellevue Groove" is set to be released on July 3rd via Napalm Records and promises to be one of "the finest groovy and speed rock masterpieces to date!"

Grab your exclusive & strictly limited 7'' copy at this location.

The band's new full length release is slated for a fall 2015 drop. More information is expected soon. Check out "Bellevue Groove" here: More...

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Nervosa Announces First Headline Tour Of UK

Brazilian thrash act Nervosa has pushed the pedal to the metal since the release of the critically acclaimed debut "Victim Of Yourself" (2014, Napalm Records). The band just announced the first headline tour of the UK, which kicks off in Glasgow on August 15, 2015.

Fernanda Lira comments: "We're so excited to be on the road for the first time touring Europe! In my opinion, metal was born in the UK, so playing on the same ground where the first metal riffs were created it's both an honor and a privilege!!"

Dates and venues are as follows:

14th LONDON - The Dome w/ Brujeria & Cryptopsy
15th GLASGOW - Audio
16th LIVERPOOL - Krazyhouse
17th EVESHAM - The Iron Road
18th BIRMINGHAM - Asylum 2
19th CAMBRIDGE - The Portland Arms
20th NORWICH - Owl Sanctuary
21st BOURNEMOUTH - Anvil

In addition, on June 7th, the band hits the stage to play their last gig in São Paulo and one of their last in Brazil before the intensive European tour. "Live Stream Metal Fest," will feature the veteran Brazilian band Torture Squad headlining the night and the event will be streamed worldwide through the site at this location at these times: Central Europe (CET) - 10 pm/Central North America (CST) - 3pm/Japan - 5 am. More...

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Teaser For New Ahab Album Available

German doom merchants Ahab have dropped the first in a series of teaser clips for the upcoming new album "'The Boats Of The Glen Carrig." Check out a clip of the new track "To Mourn Job" below. The album is set for release on August 28th via Napalm Records.

"'The Boats Of The Glen Carrig" (referencing the 1907 horror novel from William Hope Hodgson) will be available as a standard CD, a limited 6 page digipak with a bonus track, a wooden box edition, an "ultra canvas" edition and a 2LP gatefold vinyl LP.

The track list is:

1. The Isle
2. The Thing That Made Search
3. Like Red Foam (The Storm)
4. The Weedmen
5. To Mourn Job
6. The Light in the Weed (Mary Madison)

Check out the teaser here: More...

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Disloyal Debuts New Track

Poland’s death metal veterans Disloyal have recorded their fourth album entitled "Godless" and premiere the album’s seventh track titled "Mors Imperator Mundi" below. The new album will be released on June 9th via Ghastly Music / Amputated Vein Records and officially distributed by Code7/Plastic Head in Europe and MVD Entertainment Group in the US.

Disloyal has previously revealed two other new tracks which can be streamed below. More...

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Skinless Posts Entire New Album Stream

Skinless premieres the band's first new album in nine years in it's entirety below. Check out now the official pre-release stream of "Only the Ruthless Remain" below. The album is out today via Relapse Records.

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Nuclear Assault Premieres New Lyric Video

Nuclear Assault premieres the lyric video for the song titled "Analog Man In A Digital World" taken from the upcoming new EP "Pounder" which is out now via Dry Heave Records as digital release. The vinyl release is set for June 22nd 2015.

Check out now the new track below.

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