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Last updated on March 2, 2015 at 6:16 PM ET

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Voice Of Ruin Streaming New Track

Following the "Morning Wood" album, Swiss metal band Voice Of Ruin will release a new EP this coming April.

To herald the upcoming mini album, today Voice Of Ruin is streaming new track "Our Need To Consume," which can be hear below.

The "Consume" EP will officially drop through Tenacity Music on April 24th, with pre-orders available at this location.

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Slough Feg Recruits New Drummer

Slough Feg is proud to announce the arrival of new drummer, Addison Filipczyk, who fills in following Harry Cantwell's departure.

Bassist Adrian Maestas comments, "After trying out drummers for a few months we think we've found the right guy. Welcome aboard, Addison!"

Singer / guitarist Mike Scalzi gave only a short list of the new drummer's vital statistics:

- Loyal Slough Feg fan since 2007
- Sharp wit / keen philosophical / linguistic intellect
- Corrective lenses necessary when drumming / viewing oversized metal chicks' asses
- Huge heavy metal fan, with tastes ranging from early Maiden and Priest to Budgie and Beethoven
- Corporate spirit with liberal incentives towards Slough Feg's prime directive

Guitarist Angelo Tringali couldn't be reached for comment, but his answering machine informed us that he was out in search of "a different lime and whiskey cola."

Addison will make his debut with Slough Feg on April 16th, 2015, at the Eagle S.F. in San Francisco. More...

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Unruh Releasing Three LP Box Set

King Of The Monsters has declared the impending release of a massive triple-LP box set sealing within it the entire recorded discography from Phoenix, Arizona hardcore outfit Unruh.

This set comes in conjunction with the band's recent twenty-year reunion and will drop March 10th, 2015. The following press release was also issued:

"From their formation in the Spring of 1995 until its demise only five years later, Unruh formed from the ashes of Uruk Hai, joined by members of Scourge and Wellington. With their searing alloy of crust, hardcore and metal influences, packing just as much grueling, low-end sludge torture as they did rabid, blazing powerviolence/hardcore attacks, Unruh's desert harsh output saw them comparable to Corrupted, Crossed Out, Rorshach, Assück, Gehenna, Milhouse and the like.

"Besides decimating the Southwest live continuously, the band toured the US several times and even stormed Europe on tour in 1999, before disbanding in May of 2000. Following the band's dissipation, the members have gone on to form and play with Landmine Marathon, Black Hell, GOG, Antique Scream, Ofdeath, Structure Of Lies, North Side Kings, District 9 and more.

"Within the half decade of their existence, Unruh churned out a respectable arsenal of recorded works, including several demos, two LPs through King Of The Monsters and Pessimiser, several split releases and EPs, notable compilation inclusions and more, all of which are now being collectively re-released in a 3-LP box set, Tomb.

"The massive package will include the Misery Strengthened Faith and Setting Fire To Sinking Ships LPs as well as an entire third platter of B-Sides, amassing the two demos, the band's splits with Enewetak and Creation Is Crucifixion, the Friendly Fire EP and their material from the Seven Deadly Sins and Cry Now, Cry Later compilations. Additionally, the digital version will include a live set from CBGBs, captured on Unruh's tour with Fall Silent in 1997." More...

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Gra Releasing Split With Gnosis Of The Witch

Iron Bonehead Productions is proud to present an exclusive split 7" between two shadowy black metal hordes: Gra and Gnosis Of The Witch. The split drops April 27th and the label also comments:

"Gra occupy the A-side with 'Valitus ja kaipuu' - burly yet drifting, tangibly physical yet seemingly not of this realm, shifting itself between trance and decay.

"Gnosis Of The Witch then occupy the B-side with 'Fórn Dauðaorð' - old as time, hideous in its hypnosis, ancient splendor stretched to the darkest limit. Together, both bands offer short-yet-sweet portals to the beyond..."

1. Valitus ja kaipuu
2. Fórn Dauðaorð More...

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Chaos Fest Announces Headliners

Hamilton, ON's most brutal indoor assault, Chaos Fest, is proud to reveal this year's headliners, which include Liferuiner, Blackguard, Erimha, and Crimson Shadows plus many more bands from Ontario performing on the two day fest on May 1st and 2nd.

"I am extremely excited to announce the 4th annual Chaos Fest line up. We are doing a few things different this year by adding a couple more venues along with a wide variety of bands. We think it's going to be a hit," comments fest organizer Eric Camilleri.

Bands interested in performing at the fest can apply at this location. The currently announced lineup is as follows:

Crimson Shadows
Ending Tyranny
Lions Lions
We Were Sharks
Everyone Dies In Utah
One Year Later
The Apex

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Dark Sermon Joining Sworn Enemy On Tour

Tampa metal act Dark Sermon has finished production on a new, yet-to-be titled LP due out later this year via eOne Music / Good Fight Music.

"All I can say is that it is certainly a step in a new and interesting direction," says frontman Johnny Crowder. "As a whole, it is slower, faster, heavier, more engaging, and more mature than 'In Tongues.' I think we finally found our true sound. We're touring extensively in support of this new record, so keep an eye out for dates. Our tour with Sworn Enemy, Wretched, Hammer Fight will kick off our Spring/Summer cycle, and we can't wait to get back out on the road again."

The band will set out on a batch of tour dates this April with Sworn Enemy, Wretched, and Hammer Fight. Dates start in Charleston, SC on April 7th and even hitting a few cities in Mexico before wrapping things up in Providence, RI on May 1st.

4/7/2015 - Charleston, SC - Upstairs @ Joe's Pasta
4/8/2015 - Spartanburg, SC - Ground Zero
4/9/2015 - Baton Rouge, LA - Spanish Moon
4/10/2015 - Corpus Christi, TX - Boozers
4/11/2015 - McAllen, TX - Metropolis
4/12/2015 - Austin, TX - Empire Control Room & Garage
4/15/2015 - Guadalajara, MX - Calle 2
4/18/2015 - Mexico City, MX - Circo Volador
4/19/2015 - San Luis Potosí, MX - Bunker
4/21/2015 - Phoenix, AZ - Club Red
4/22/2015 - Las Vegas, NV - The Adrenaline
4/23/2015 - Salt Lake City, UT - Bar Deluxe
4/24/2015 - CO Springs, CO - The Flux Capacitor
4/25/2015 - Hays, KS - Singers
4/26/2015 - Crest Hill, IL - Bada Brew
4/27/2015 - Toledo, OH - Iggy's
4/28/2015 - Saginaw, MI - Counter Culture
4/29/2015 - Cleveland, OH - The Foundry
4/30/2015 - Buffalo, NY - Broadway Joes
5/1/2015 - Providence, RI - @ Firehouse 13 More...

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Northlane Breaks Down On Tour

Northlane is currently on tour with Miss May I and Fit For A King, but the band will be missing tonight's Florida show. The group comments:

"We regret to tell you that we won't be able to make the show in Orlando tonight. Yesterday our vehicle broke down outside of Albany and we've spent the last 18 hours trying to get it repaired.

"We've found an outlet to get us back on the road, but unfortunately by the time we are up and running we won't be able to make the five hour trip in time to play the show. Big thanks to Miss May I & Fit For A King who helped us out by taking some gear and one of our crew to the venue in the hope that we would be able to be set up and ready if we showed up at the last minute. Unfortunately that wasn't possible.

"Obviously we are really upset as we've been dying to play Orlando for a long time now, and ride all your roller coasters. We are now going to vent this into writing some nice heavy riffs today and we will see you guys next time. Thanks for understanding, we love you."

Remaining dates on the trek are as follows:

Mar 03 Revolution Live Fort Lauderdale, FL
Mar 04 The Masquerade Atlanta, GA
Mar 05 Amo's Southend Charlotte, NC
Mar 06 The NorVa Norfolk, VA
Mar 07 Starland Ballroom Sayreville, NJ
Mar 08 Theatre of the Living Arts Philadelphia, PA

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Nefastis Releases New Album

The new Nefastis album "De Diebus Fastis Nefastis Infaustis" has now finally been released, months after its initial planned drop date after problems with the band's former label, My Graveyard Productions.

You can download the album for free at the group's official website here. Guitarist / vocalist Simone Colombo comments:

“When our label abandoned us, for never specified reasons, it has been tough. But we rolled up our sleeves and we accomplished all of the obligations and shows lined up. During our shows we received many praises and lots of recognition from new and old fans, so we said to ourselves fuck it, if they appreciate the new material, let's make the whole album available to anyone and we decided to let it be downloadable for free from our website.

"We never aimed to make money with music, we simply want our art to be spread around and hopefully to be appreciated, if not loved. This way, without any pressure from labels, we can reach as many people as possible around the whole world!"

The track listing is as follows:

1. Black and Demons
2. Under my Scars
3. Napalm Asphalt and Violence
4. Last Days of Autumn
5. Cold Wind
6. Grave of Ice
7. Stream of Consciousness
8. First Fear
9. Morning Shadows
10. Synthetic Plague
11. Fucked by Alcohol
12. Facing New Demons More...

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Lifeless Posts New Track "Surrender"

A fresh auditory beating from New Jersey's Lifeless is now available via the premiere of "Surrender" (streaming below) courtesy of American Aftermath.

The track hails from the gloomy hardcore quintet's sophomore LP, "Dream," which is now just three weeks from its official release via Southeastern Pennsylvania-based Fast Break! Records.

A full "Dream" record release show tour weekend is coming together for April, to be followed by additional regional touring throughout North America, an August European tour and tons of additional performances to be announced. See the band live:

4/05/2015 Club Aqua - Jacksonville, FL @ Southeast Beast
4/18/2015 West Side Park - Nanticoke, PA * record release show
4/19/2015 TBA - New Jersey * record release show
7/11/2015 TBA - Detroit, MI More...

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Subversion Streaming Full New Album

U.K. melodic tech metal outfit Subversion has teamed up with Bloody-Disgusting.com to stream the band's upcoming album, "Animi," before it releases tomorrow on Rogue Records America. Give the full album a listen below.

Building upon the band's debut album, "Lest We Forget," Subversion describes the upcoming, Animi, as "bigger, heavier and sprinkled with a mental amount of epic. We have retained what people loved about the first album and built upon that early foundation in a way that we hope will make you stand back and realize that we are back."

"Animi" was produced, engineered, mixed and mastered by guitarist/vocalist, Kai Giritli, and artwork comes courtesy of Snovonne Drake. More...

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The Kennedy Veil Posts "Perfidia" Play Through

Sacramento, CA's modern death metal juggernaut The Kennedy Veil has released a new play through video with guitarist Kc Childers performing the track "Perfidia."

The track is taken from crushing debut album, "Trinity of Falsehood," which saw release on Jan 21st, 2014 via Unique Leader Records. The album was produced by Nick Botelho at NB Recording in Santa Rosa, California. You can also see the band live:

05/01 - 05/02 - Jub Jub's - Reno, NV - Spring Meltdown Fest (w/ Conducting from the Grave, Inanimate Existence, Embryonic Devourment, Ænimus, and more) More...

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Suburban Scum Streaming "Death Is Destiny"

The first single from the upcoming debut LP by New Jersey's Suburban Scum has been released early via Lambgoat. "Death Is Destiny" comes online as the band takes bruising new anthems cruising across the country on tour (dates below).

This new Suburban Scum album "Ultimate Annihilation" was recorded at the Machine Shop in Belleville, New Jersey with producer Will Putney (Body Count, Vision Of Disorder, The Acacia Strain), the man also responsible for mixing and mastering the album.

"Ultimate Annihilation" also bears guest vocal contributions from Justice Tripp (Trapped Under Ice, Angel Du$t), Brendan Garrone (Incendiary), and Gregory Falchetto (The Mongoloids), and is fitted with cover artwork by Jesse Schallart (Skeletonwitch, Xibalba, Discourse). The track listing is as follows:

1. The Beginning Of The End
2. Ultimate Annihilation
3. Forced Through Fire
4. Zero Tolerence
5. Love And Hate
6. Pain Is Promised
7. Ready For War
8. Misery Loves Company
9. Six Feet Under
10. Watch It Burn
11. The Calm Before The Storm
12. Death Is Destiny More...

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A Darker Day Posts Track With New Vocalist

Ottawa's A Darker Day just released a re-issue of "Sweet Release" featuring new vocalist, Adam Loback. Give it a listen below.

The single was mixed and mastered by Walls of Jericho guitarist, Mark Hasty, and is available for free download at Bandcamp here.

A Darker Day is also currently recording a new full-length album with Adam, which is expected to be released this coming Summer / Fall 2015. More...

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Randy Rhoads Tribute Available For Streaming

Tomorrow, UDR Music will release "Immortal Randy Rhoads – The Ultimate Tribute," an album of cover tracks recorded to memorialize Randy Rhoads, lead guitarist for legendary hard rock and metal bands Ozzy Osbourne and Quiet Riot. The digipack version of the album will also include an accompanying bonus DVD.

In celebration of tomorrow’s release, Billboard Magazine is hosting a stream of the tribute album in full (including the infamous Serj Tankian cover of "Crazy Train"). Listen in below.

The tribute features appearances by Tom Morello, Chuck Billy, Alexi Laiho, Vinnie Appice, Tim “Ripper” Owens, Frankie Banali, George Lynch, Gus G., Doug Aldrich, Dweezil Zappa and others. More...

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Gruesome Posts "Hideous" Track

"Savage Land" is the forthcoming debut full-length from death metal perpetrators Gruesome.
Featuring within its bestial ranks members of Exhumed, Possessed, Malevolent Creation and Derketa, Gruesome is a supergroup of sorts paying homage to the game-changing sounds of Death's early recordings.

Gruesome was borne out of guitarist/vocalist Matt Harvey (Exhumed) and drummer Gus Rios' (Malevolent Creation) mutual involvement with the Death To All tours. The result is the eight scathing tracks contained on "Savage Land."

Set for release next month, today team Gruesome offers up fourth track "Hideous" for communal absorption. The track is based on 1932 horror film, "Freaks," in which the characters were played by people who worked as carnival sideshow performers and had real deformities. The original version was considered too shocking to be released, and no longer exists.

Rios further elaborates, "'Hideous' was one of the last songs to be written for the album. By that point Matt had really hit a stride with the writing and this song turned out to be one of our favorites! It seamlessly blends influences from the first three Death albums with even a tiny tip of the hat to Human. Listen closely after the solo section...you'll swear it's 1988 for real! We sincerely hope that everyone enjoys this as much as we did creating it! Hail Chuck [Schuldiner]!" More...

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Bantoriak Releases "Lysergic Tantra" Video

Italian psychedelic doom / rock band Bantoriak has a new video clip online for the track "Lysergic Tantra," taken from the upcoming album "Weedooism."

This new clip is available below, and the "Weedooism" album will drop as a physical CD and digital download on April 13th, 2015 via Argonauta Records.

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Psycroptic Posts Entire New Album Online

Tasmanian extreme technical metal band Psycroptic has teamed up with Decibel Magazine to stream the group's entire new self-titled album online.

Listen to all of "Psycroptic" in the player below. The album will officially drop via Prosthetic Records on March 10th, 2015 with pre-orders still available at this location. You can catch the band live on these dates:

3/12 Perth, AU – Amplifier ^
3/13 Melbourne, AU – The Hi-Fi *
3/14 Adelaide, AU – The New Dead Festival (Fowlers) *
3/15 Ballarat, AU – Karova Lounge *
3/18 Geelong, AU – The Barwon Club #
3/19 Lanceston, AU – Club 54 #
3/20 Hobart, AU – The Brisbane Hotel #
3/21 Melbourne, AU – Wrangler Studios #
3/25 Canberra, AU – The Basement &
3/26 Newcastle, AU – The Cambridge Hotel &
3/27 Sydney, AU – The Factory Theater &
3/28 Brisbane, AU – Crowbar &
4/3 Woolner, AU – The Chippo
6/07 Osaka, JP – Nanba Rockets
6/08 Tokyo, JP – Duo Music Exchange
8/05 Prague, CZ – Brutal Assault 2015
^ with Goatwhore & Earth Rot
* with Goatwhore, Earth Rot & Aversions Crown
# with Goatwhore, Disentomb & Whoretopsy
& with Goatwhore, Disentomb & Ouroboros More...

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Meadows End Streams Second "Sojourn" Track

Swedish melodic / symphonic death metal act Meadows End has now released song #2 from the concept album "Sojourn."

"Sojourn" will be released across the entire span of the year, with one song coming online at the end of each month.

This latest track is titled "Remnants" and can be heard below. Previously posted first track "Amidst The Villains" is also available at this location.

During the 1999 - 2006 Meadows End wrote and recorded 12 concept songs that ended up on various demos and EPs, which all deserved better a destiny than to be forgotten. "Remnants" was originally recorded in 2004 and this is a re-recording for the year-long "Sojourn" experiment.

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Countless Skies Working On Album, Announces Shows

Deep in the woodlands of Hertfordshire, one band looks to the north-east for inspiration. Drawing from the same wells as Finland's incredible melodic death metal bands, Countless Skies pay fair tribute to such acts as Insomnium, Omnium Gatherum, Ghost Brigade and Dark Tranquillity.

The band is currently working on a full-length album, which is tentatively announced for the end of 2015 / early 2016. In the mean time, you can hear the band's previous self-titled EP in full below. You can also catch the band live on these dates:

March 28th – The Castle Tavern, Luton w/ Laterala, Satellites, Tacitus
April 2nd – Level 2 Esquires, Bedford w/ Aghast!, Perdisian, Basilisk
April 19th – South Sea, Sheffield w/ The Infernal Sea, Fireblade, Ulfaar, Myth of a Life
May 16th – The Old Angel, Nottingham w/ Sephirothic
May 30th – The Boathouse, Cambridge w/ Shrapnel, Black Polaris, Ten Ton Tabby, ScarCity
June 12th – The Portland Arms, Cambridge w/ Abhorrent Decimation, King Leviathan, Dismanibus More...

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Coal Chamber Streaming "I.O.U. Nothing"

Los Angeles, California's Coal Chamber will release new album "Rivals" on May 19th in North America via Napalm Records. This is the band's first new album in over thirteen years and features producer Mark Lewis at the helm.

Today the first song from "Rivals" has come online thanks to Loudwire.com. The song entitled "I.O.U. Nothing," can be heard below. The new album's track listing is:

1. I.O.U. Nothing
2. Bad Blood Between Us
3. Light in the Shadows
4. Suffer in Silence
5. The Bridges You Burn
6. Orion
7. Another Nail in the Coffin
8. Rivals
9. Wait
10. Dumpster Dive
11. Over My Head
12. Fade Away (Karma Never Forgets)
13. Empty Handed More...

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Drakkar Posts "Run With The Wolf" Lyric Video

Italian epic power metal act Drakkar has posted a lyric video for the new track "Run With the Wolf." The song is the title track of the upcoming new album, which drops via My Kingdom Music on March 16th.

The track list for the album is:

CD I: “Run With The Wolf”

1. Rise Of The Dark Lords (Intro)
2. Under The Banners Of War
3. Run With The Wolf
4. Watcher On The Wall
5. Ride The Storm
6. Burning
7. Southern Cross
8. Gods Of Thunder
9. Invincible
10. Call Of The Dragonblood

CD II: “Coming From The Past” (Bonus CD)

1. Coming From The Past
2. Dragonheart
3. Eridan Falls
4. Pure Of Heart
5. Galadriel' Song

Check out "Run With the Wolf" here: More...

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Sister Sin Posts "Desert Queen" Video

With commanding might and old school conviction, Sister Sin delivers “Desert Queen,” the second video from "Black Lotus." Check it out below.

"We took a bit of inspiration from ancient times and aimed for a darker feeling in this video," explains guitarist Jimmy Hiltula. "Since the song has a dark feel to it, yet is very melodic, we wanted to capture that along with having the Desert Queen character in it. Also, we wanted to take some focus off the band and give more room for Liv portraying this gypsy kind of woman, reading cards and being enigmatic.”

Hiltula continues on the filming, “The desert shots were absolutely crucial for the whole video and 11 Frames (producer) did an awesome job with these beautiful pictures. We couldn't be more excited about this video! We have all met the Desert Queen in our lives (or eventually will), the mystery lies beyond."

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Signs Of Darkness Posts New Track Online

The Belgian epic black metal band Signs Of Darkness and Shiver Records have set March 27th of 2015 as the release date for upcoming CD "The Age Of Decay." The new single "Terra Nullius" can also now be streamed through the YouTube clip below.

Signs Of Darkness comments: "Terra Nullius is the second track we unveil of our upcoming album 'The Age Of Decay.' The song was inspired by the emptiness we feel inside all of us and the relationship between ourselves and our surroundings. Sometimes it's better to follow the voice in your head, instead of listening to what other people have to say. The haunting icy scream in the middle of the song represents that idea."

"The Age Of Decay" was recorded at Artsounds Studios in Helchteren with producer and bandmember Peter Vaes. The artwork was taken care of by Marc at ArtWars Mediadesign and the track listing is as follows:

1. The Rise of Serpents
2. The Age of Decay
3. Suffer the Cold
4. Clouds Over Your Masada
5. Sin
6. Amidst The Fog
7. The Sound of a Desolate Winter
8. Terra Nullius
9. Like Flies On Your Coffin
10. The Lazarus Syndrome
11. The Circle of Serpents More...

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Devathorn Streaming Full Album Online

The Greek black metal vanguard Devathorn is currently streaming the entirety of second album, "Vritra" - released last week via W.T.C. Productions - which can be heard below thanks to Decibel Magazine. The 11 mantras of raging black metal madness are as follows:

I. Veritas Universalis
II. Doctrina Fide
III. Cathedral of Set
IV. Ars Diaboli
V. Cantibus Ad Messorem, Sanctus Mors
VI. Principes of Chaos
VII. Sapphires of Vritra
VIII. Verba Inermis
IX. The Venomous Advent
X. Promethean Descent
XI. Draco Adligat Mundi More...

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Grave Desecrator Signs With Season Of Mist

Season of Mist is proud to announce the signing of the cult death/black metal horde Grave Desecrator.

Grave Desecrator (Butcherazor – Guitars/Voices, Black Sin and Damnation – Guitars, Élson “El” Necrogoat – Bass, Márcio Slaughterer – Drums) will release a punishing new album via Season of Mist in 2015. The label also comments:

"Founded in 1998 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Grave Desecrator have established a reputation as one of the most savage and brutal South American metal bands through the release of two full-length albums and several well-received splits (including much sought-after splits with Archgoat and Black Witchery).

"Adhering to the extreme ways of their predecessors in Brazil, Grave Desecrator are true torch bearers of the underground, firmly placing themselves among the ranks of entities such as Sarcofago, early Sepultura, and Mutilator."

Regarding the signing, Grave Desecrator bassist E. Necrogoat comments: "A pact has been sealed, and we are very proud of it! Season of Mist will be in charge to spread our waves of sonic desecration, striking down the earth in witching hour!" More...

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Leaves' Eyes Enters Studio For New Album

Leaves' Eyes has entered Mastersound Studio in Germany to record the follow up to the 2014 release "Symphonies of the Night" (see review here). The as of yet untitled release is targeted for a late 2015 drop and will be a conceptual release about highly important chapter in Norwegian history.

Vocalist Liv Kristine posted the following update:

"Dear Fans & Friends,

"[G]ood news from Mastersound Studio!

"We are in the midst of recording Leaves' Eyes new full-length album.

"The album's concept is rooted in a highly important chapter in the history of Norway. The sagas of Norway's kings and the middle-ages has always been of great interest to me and it's such a pleasure to compose and record this huge soundtrack with my dream team here at Mastersound Studio. Thanx to my guys for these enchanting tunes and killer production!

"The album will be released in the second half of 2015.

"More news will follow soon!" More...

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A Life Divided Posts Teaser Clip For New Album

German industrial metal act A Life Divided released a preview clip for the upcoming new release "Human." The album is set to drop via AFM Records on April 10th (EU) and April 28th (USA).

Check out the teaser clip here:

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DSG Details New Album "Still A Warrior"

David Shankle Group, featuring ex-Manowar guitarist David Shankle and Damien Thorne vocalist Warren Halvarson, has detailed the band's upcoming third full length studio album, which will be entitled "Still A Warrior." The album is set for release on April 24, 2015 via Pure Steel Records.

The track list for the release is:

1. Still A Warrior
2. Ressecution
3. Glimpse Of Tomorrow
4. Demonic Solo* (From the movie "Jezebeth")
5. Fuel For The Fire
6. Eye To Eye
7. The Hitman (instrumental)
8. Suffer In Silence (Agenda 21)
9. Into The Darkness
10. Across The Line Total

The album's artwork can be viewed here: More...

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Neonfly Releases "Better Angels" Music Video

U.K. melodic metal act Neonfly released a new music video for the track "Better Angels." The song appears on the latest album "Strangers In Paradise," which was issued last November via Inner Wound Recordings.

Alongside the band, the video, directed by Ben Herbert, features the outstanding gymnastic talents of 2012’s Team Great Britain Olympians Lynne Hutchison and Jade Faulkner, who were part of the Rhythmic Gymnast Team.

"Better Angels" is also released as a digital single, which includes the exclusive b-side "Falling Star (Piano Version)" feat. keyboard player Günter Werno of Vanden Plas.

Check out "Better Angels" here: More...

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Enslaved Streams New Album "In Times" In Full

Norway's Enslaved is streaming the entire new release "In Times" in the player below. The album is set for release on March 6th (EU), March 9th (UK) and March 10th (North America) via Nuclear Blast Records. Check out our review over at this location.

The band is set to embark on a North American tour this week with YOB and Ecstatic Vision on March 5th in San Diego. For dates and venues, head over to this location.

The track list for "In Times" is:

1. Thurisaz Dreaming (see music video here)
2. Building With Fire
3. One Thousand Years Of Rain
4. Nauthir Bleeding
5. In Times
6. Daylight

Check out the album stream here: More...

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Ashes In Vein Releases "Misery" Music Video

Kansas melodic death metal act Ashes in Vein released a new music video for the track "Misery." The song is the opening song of the debut self-titled EP, which was issued on February 24th.

The track list for the EP is:

1. Misery
2. Ashes In Vein
3. Fight
4. Until the End of Time

The video was directed by Andrew Rodriguez and can be viewed here:

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Ethernity Releases Video Studio Report For Debut

Belgian power/progressive act Ethernity posted a video studio report featuring the guitar recordings for the upcoming debut album "Obscure Illuisions. The album is set to drop on March 20th.

The album's title track will feature vocal guest appearances by Evergrey vocalist Tom Englund (Epysode), Kelly Sundown Carpenter (Darkology) and Marco Basile (DGM). The album was mixed/mastered by Simone Mularoni (DGM, Empyrios) at Domination Studio, Italy.

The track list for "Obscure Illusions" is:

1. False Lamentations
2. Entities (see music video here)
3. Shadows on the Wall
4. Secret Door
5. Never Thought (You Would Make Me Go)
6. Rancor
7. Alone
8. Broken Memories
9. After All Has Turned To Pain
10. XIII
11. Interlude
12. Obscure Illusions

Check out the clip, featuring lead guitarist Gregory Discenza here: More...

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Temperance Posts "Me, Myself & I" Lyric Video

Italian symphonic/melodic metal act Temperance released a lyric video for the new track "Me, Myself & I," the first single from the band's upcoming sophomore release "Limitless." The album is set to drop via Scarlet Records on March 31, 2015. A review for the album can be found at this location.

The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Oblivion
2. Amber & Fire
3. Save Me
4. Stay
5. Mr. White
6. Here & Now
7. Omega Point
8. Me, Myself & I
9. Side By Side
10. Goodbye
11. Burning
12. Get A Life
13. Limitless

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Serenity In Murder Posts Album Teaser

Japanese symphonic death metal outfit Serenity In Murder will be releasing its second album "The Highest Of Dystopia" on March 18th via Spiritual Beast/Universal Music. In anticipation of the new album the band offers a first taste of it by streaming audio samples of each song.

Check out the album teaser for "The Highest Of Dystopia" below.

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Of Mice & Men Posts New Song

Of Mice & Men is streaming another bonus cut titled "Something to Hide", which will be added to the new album's "Restoring Force: Full Circle" deluxe edition. Restoring Force: Full Circle is available now for purchase in a variety of bundle options HERE.

Check out now "Something to Hide" below.

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Faith No More Posts New Song "Superhero"

Faith No More is streaming the brand new song "Superhero" off the upcoming new album "Sol Invictus" below. "Sol Invictus" was produced by Bill Gould and recorded in the band’s Oakland, Calif. studio.

Explains Faith No More keyboardist Roddy Bottum why the band decided to make its first new album since 1997: "We got really bored with what we were doing, and we also felt like there are a whole lot of people out there who look to us to be inspired and encouraged by what we do artistically. So to be doing old songs on a big stage with a lot of people watching over and over, it felt kind of cheap and easy and a little too safe of a place to be. That's not who we are."

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