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Last updated on November 15, 2018 at 7:06 AM ET

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

Soilwork Share Video Trailer For Upcoming Album

Swedish metal outfit SOILWORK have released a brand new video trailer in which singer Björn "Speed" Strid and drummer Bastian Thusgaard talk about choosing a Swedish album title and the artwork of their impatiently awaited 11th album, 'Verkligheten', which marks their first in more than three years and also the first to feature Thusgaard on drums, who replaced Dirk Verbeuren in 2016.

Watch the trailer below:

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Shading Premiere New Playthrough Video

Following the release of their debut album 'The Vanishing Of Our Lore' on 12th October, Venetian prog metalcore quintet Shading have dropped yet another video single from their cyberpunk-themed effort. Inspired by films like Blade Runner, Ghost In The Shell and Akira, 'The Vanishing Of Our Lore' was mastered by Ermin Hamidovich (Periphery, Animals As Leaders).

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Ulthar Premiere Full-Album Stream Of Debut Album

Cosmovore is the debut full-length from Bay Area death metal trio, ULTHAR. Out now via 20 Buck Spin, Cosmovore was engineered, recorded, and mixed by Greg Wilkinson (Brainoil, Deathgrave, Vastum, Noothgrush) at Earhammer Studios in Oakland, California, mastered by Justin Weis at Trackworx, and unleashes the feral urgency of dizzying, Absu-like black metal with the bludgeoning ferocity of classic death metal.

Stream Cosmovore is its entirety below:

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Insanity Alert Premiere New Song & Music Video

Thrash metal/hardcore outfit Insanity Alert premiere a new song entitled "All Mosh / No Brain", taken from their upcoming new album "666-pack", which Season of Mist will release on January 25, 2019.

Check out now "All Mosh / No Brain" below.

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Vaultwraith Premiere New Song

VAULTWRAITH premiere a new song titled "Four Beasts Before the Throne", taken from their upcoming new album, which will be out in stores in 2019 via Hells Headbangers.

Check out now "Four Beasts Before the Throne" below.

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Defy the Curse Pre-Release Full-Album Streaming

Dutch death metal outfit Defy the Curse premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming self-titled debut EP, which will be available for purchase in December via Hammerheart.

Check out now "Defy the Curse" in its entirety below.

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Echtra Premiere New Song "BardO I"

Atmospheric black metal outfit Echtra premiere a new song entitled "BardO I", taken from their upcoming new album "BardO", which will see release on November 23 via Temple of Torturous.

Check out now "BardO I" below.

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Rauhnåcht Debut Medley From Upcoming New Album

Rauhnåcht premiere a medley of the music from their upcoming new album "Unterm Gipfelthron", which will be released on December 7th by Debemur Morti Productions.

Check out now the medley below.

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Degragore Premiere New Song "Eaten By Pigs"

Degragore premiere a new song entitled "Eaten By Pigs", taken from their upcoming new album "From Sin To Redemption". The effort will be jointly released by Satanath Records (Russia), Metal Ör Die Records (Hungary), and Rebirth The Metal Productions (Germany), with official distribution also through the Argentinian label Grinder Cirujano Records.

Check out now "Eaten By Pigs" below.

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Steel Panther Share New Recording Sessions Footage

Steel Panther have been in the studio tracking their new record at Sphere Studios in Los Angeles, CA. They shared the below footage from the recording sessions via Facebook:

In other news, Steel Panther and Wilson will be joining forces once again heading out on the ‘Heavy Metal Mardi Gras Tour‘ together for the below run of dates: More...

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Clutch 2019 U.S. Tour Announced

Clutch will be touring the U.S. in February/March supporting their latest release “Book Of Bad Decisions” with no support acts announced so far. Check out all confirmed dates below:

02/19 Columbia, SC – The Senate
02/21 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
02/22 Fayetteville, AR – Majestic
02/23 Austin, TX – Stubbs BBQ
02/24 Baton Rouge, LA – Varsity
02/26 Springfield, MO – Gillioz Theater
02/27 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
03/01 Billings, MT – Pub Station
03/02 Missoula, MT – Wilma Theater
03/08 Wichita, KS – The Cotillion
03/09 Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
03/10 Lincoln, NE – Bourbon Theater
03/13 Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall
03/14 Green Bay, WI – The Distillery
03/16 Snowshoe, WV – Snowshoe Mountain
03/18 Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
03/19 New York, NY – Irving Plaza

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Amorphis 2019 Fall North American Tour Announced

Amorphis and Delain will co-headline a North American tour next fall with Anneke van Giersbergen joining them as opening act. Below's where that trek will hit:

09/19 Philadelphia, PA – Theatre Of Living Arts
09/20 New York City, NY – Irving Plaza
09/21 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
09/22 Clifton Park, NY – Upstate Concert Hall
09/23 Montreal, QC – Club Soda
09/24 Ottawa, ON – Mavericks
09/25 Quebec City, QC – Salle Multi
09/26 Toronto, ON – Opera House
09/27 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theatre
09/28 Joliet, IL – The Forge
09/29 Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall
09/30 Minneapolis, MN – The Cabooze
10/02 Calgary, AB – Dickens
10/03 Edmonton, AB – Starlite Room
10/05 Vancouver, BC – The Venue
10/06 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
10/08 Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades
10/09 San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
10/10 West Hollywood, CA – Roxy Theatre
10/11 Anaheim, CA – The Grove
10/12 Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre
10/14 Englewood, CO – Gothic Theatre
10/15 Kansas City, MO – The Truman
10/16 Dallas, TX – Trees
10/17 Houston, TX – Scout Bar
10/19 Tampa, FL – Orpheum
10/20 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
10/21 Baltimore, MD – Soundstage

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Myrkur Premieres New Song & Music Video

A new Myrkur EP entitled “Juniper” will land in stores on December 07th via Relapse Records. A music video for the title track from the effort can be seen below. Myrkur worked with producer Jaime Gomez Arellano (Ghost, Cathedral) on the EP, which also features a solo reinterpretation of the Danish folk song “Bonden og Kragen“.

Myrkur's current live appearances include the following dates: More...

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