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Satanic Warmaster Returns

At long last, the Warmaster returns! Longtime supporters of the band, Hells Headbangers (in conspiracy with Werewolf Records) is proud to handle the worldwide release of Satanic Warmaster's fifth album, "Fimbulwinter," set for international release on April 7th on CD, LP, and cassette tape formats.

It's been five long years since "Nachzehrer," and although the band's been busy with a handful of 7" EPs and splits in the interim, "Fimbulwinter" is the first full-length to document Satanic Warmaster's development during that time. The track listing is as follows:

1. Fimbulwinter's Spell
2. Funeral Wolves
3. Korppi
4. When Thunders Hail
5. Dragon's Egg
6. Nuin-Gaer-Faun
7. Winter's Hunger
8. Silent Call of Moon's Temples

A statement from Satanic Warmaster founder Werwolf reads: "I'm proud to present this album to the hordes worldwide in conspiracy with Hells Headbangers. May you find a spark to seek your own path through my music in this putrid world and to wander deeper into realms beyond!" More...

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Cowards Releases New Music Video

While the unrelenting cruelty of Cowards'second LP, "Rise To Infamy," now just three weeks from its official physical release, the French quartet releases an official video for "Bend The Knee,"

Directed by Jakub at Chariot Of Black Moth, the "Bend The Knee" video sees brief glimpses of the band's unfuckwithable live set splintered into stark, nightmarish black and white storyline fragments, showcasing the creepily artistic and outwardly aggressive tendencies of the Parisian quintet.

"Rise To Infamy" will be released February 9th worldwide on a variety of formats through a network of underground labels, including Throatruiner Records, RVINS Records and Deadlight Entertainment. See the band live on these dates:

2/08/2015 Burning Light Fest - Lisbon, PT w/ Bölzer, Plebeian Grandstand, Oathbreaker
3/05/2015 La Scène Michelet - Nantes, FR w/ Calvaiire, Like Pigs On Embers
3/06/2015 TBA - Rouen, FR
3/07/2015 Le Bocal - Caen, FR w/ Maussade, Defiance More...

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Discourse Streaming Full New Album

Revolvermag.com is now hosting a stream of "Sanity Decays," the debut LP from Columbia, South Carolina act Discourse as Closed Casket Activities releases the album today.

A young act with several prior EPs and comp inclusions on its résumé, Discourse's rib-snapping delivery is finally fully realized on this first full-length release, as Sanity Decays drops nearly twenty-seven minutes of rampant tunes that recall respected heroes' past works with contemporary revitalization. Catch the band live on the road supporting the release on these dates:

2/04/2015 The Forge - Birmingham, AL w/ Blistered
2/05/2015 Corcosa House - Memphis, TN
2/06-07/2015 Nelligan Hall - Louisville, KY @ Mid West Blood Fest
2/08/2015 The Livery - Dayton, OH w/ Blistered
2/09/2015 Cafe Coco - Nashville, TN w/ Blistered
2/10/2015 TBA - Chattanooga, TN w/ Blistered
4/17/2015 The Palladium - Worcester, MA @ New England Metal & Hardcore Fest More...

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Visigoth Posts New Music Video

Salt Lake City, Utah's Visigoth released debut album "The Revenant King" today on Metal Blade Records.

In conjunction with the release the band has partnered up with Bloody-Disgusting.com for the premiere of a video for the title track "The Revenant King."

Check out the Dave Brodksy-directed clip below. The new album's track listing is:

1. The Revenant King
2. Dungeon Master
3. Mammoth Rider
4. Blood Sacrifice
5. Iron Brotherhood
6. Necropolis
7. Vengeance
8. Creature of Desire
9. From the Arcane Mists of Prophecy [streaming here] More...

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The Order Of Apollyon Announces New Album

Today, Listenable Records announces March 17th as the North American release date for The Order of Apollyon's "The Sword and the Dagger."

Formed in 2008 by BST and Daniel Wilding (now in Carcass), then respectively guitarist and drummer for Aborted, The Order of Apollyon's aim since the start has been to incarnate the Word and the Wrath of God. Debut album "The Flesh," released by Listenable in 2010, was based on the dichotomy opposing the material world, the world of the Flesh, and the world beyond matter, bathed in His light and His glory.

After a radical lineup change, and the induction of new blood coming from the depths of France's underground black metal scene, The Order of Apollyon started playing more shows, including France’s Hellfest, and prepared second opus, "The Sword And The Dagger," with a more radical approach to both music and lyrics, and including a wider range of influences, from raw orthodox black metal and death metal to martial industrial music. The track listing is as follows:

1. Own the Youth
2. Hatred Over Will
3. Our Flowers Are the Sword and the Dagger
4. Al 'ankabout
5. Hold Not Thy Peace, O God of My Praise
6. Chants of Purification
7. The Curse Is Poured Upon Them
8. By Your Command We Return to Dust
9. Eight Pillars
10. The Hand That Became Weak
11. Omnis Honor Et Gloria More...

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Legion Of Andromeda Streams New Track

The cross-continental crushers from Legion of Andromeda today premiere the new track "Transuranic Ejaculation" online. Check out the song below, courtesy of BurningAmbulance.com.

"Transuranic Ejaculation" hails from the band's debut album, "Iron Scorn," set for international release on February 20th via At War With False Noise and Unholy Anarchy. The full track listing is as follows:

1. Transuranic Ejaculation (05:43)
2. Cosmo Hammer (06:21)
3. Overlord Of Thunder (06:01)
4. Scourge Of Pestilence (04:04)
5. Sociopathic Infestation (07:30) [streaming here]
6. Aim At The Starless Sky (06:13)
7. Fist Of Hammurabi (07:03) More...

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Gnaw Their Tongues Unleashes "A Fiery Deluge"

"Collected Atrocities 2005-2008," the demoralizing 2xCD early works collection from Gnaw Their Tongues, is now just a week from release via Crucial Blast Records, and The Quietus today reintroduces a previously out-of-print track in commemoration of the impending street date.

Initially unveiled on the limited "For All Slaves... A Song Of False Hope" CD, released in 2009 via Burning World Records, the more than eight-minute decimation of "A Fiery Deluge" is once again available for public intoxication. Check it out below. "Collected Atrocities 2005-2008" is set for release on February 3rd. More...

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Devast Posts Studio Clip

Recently reformed titanic tech outfit Devast released first single "Torture And Suffering With Archaic Process" from forthcoming second studio offering "Into Decimated Reality." A studio clip for the track can be viewed below through the Gore House YouTube channel

"Same brutal and apocalyptic root," stated guitarist / founding member Idir "Devast" in regards the album. "This new album is more diverse...empowered with some slamming feel and old school groove."

Featuring artwork by Tony Cosgrove (Stages Of Decomposition, Saprogenic, Syphilic), "Into Decimated Reality" was recorded at Rockoletta Studio in Buenos Aires, Argentina and mixed / mastered by Mahdi Riahi of Painful Productions in Germany. The track listing is as follows:

1. Remains Of Human Decomposition (Intro)
2. Physical And Mental Affliction
3. Torture And Suffering With Archaic Process
4. Condemned And Slaughtered Unmercifully
5. Dismembered Alive With Extreme Violence
6. Eradication
7. Radical Excruciation Concept
8. Cruel Methods Of Punishment
9. Humans Pushed To Commit Self Genocide More...

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Stigmhate Re-Recording Second Album

Death / black metal band Stigmhate will enter the studio on February 27th, 2015 to re-record the band's second album "Human Incapacity," which was originally released in 2006 and has since been sold out.

Stigmhate guitarist Mike comments: "I am pretty excited to record this piece of Stigmhate's history again! I have decided to focus on this album because it has never got the right understanding and support, due pretty much to the sounds, which weren't good enough. That's why I wanted to give them the power they deserved."

The recording will take place at Overload Studios in Rome with producer Riccardo Studer. Stigmhate released latest album "Zodacare Od Zodameranu" last year, and a song from the album can be heard below. More...

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Armageddon Streaming Entire New Album

Armageddon - featuring ex-Arch Enemy guitarist Christopher Amott - is streaming the entire new album "Captivity & Devourment" which was released in North America on January 20th, 2015 via Listenable Records below.

The band is heading out on a North American tour in February and will encompass 9 dates on the East Coast, playing the entirety of "Captivity & Devourment." The full set of confirmed dates and venues are as follows: More...

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Imperial Triumphant Posts New Song "Dead Heaven"

New York City black metal band Imperial Triumphant is back with a brand new full-length album "Abyssal Gods". The album was recorded at Solitude Studios and Amy Mills Studios, mixed and mastered by Colin Marston, and will be released by code 666/Aural Music February 27th.

Explains the band: "Abyssal Gods focuses on the darkness of human existence and the weight of life in New York City. Although we are proud to be born in such a renowned place, Abyssal Gods addresses New York City as a cancer of the world and the absolute fist of the universe."

You can now stream Imperial Triumphant’s new song "Dead Heaven" below.

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Attila Premieres New Music Video "Hate Me"

Atlanta, Georgia's metalcore outfit Attila has released a new music video for the track "Hate Me" taken from the band’s most recent album, "Guilty Pleasure" which was released last year.

You can now check out "Hate Me" below.

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Oceano Posts New Video

Chicago death metal and deathcore outfit Oceano will release their new studio album "Ascendants" on March 24 via Earache Records. In anticipation of the new album the band offers a first taste of it and is streaming a lyric video for the song "Dawn of Descent".

Explains frontman Adam Warren: "This album is an evolution of our brand of heaviness. It is our most focused release ever and contains a concept that elevates the band onto a higher plane. I want every Oceano fan old and new to be launched into an altered state and immerse themselves into discovering what "Ascendants" is all about."

The official lyric video for the song "Dawn Of Descent" can now be seen below.

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