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Last updated on July 1, 2015 at 7:27 AM ET

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Ahab Teases "Like Red Foam" Music Video

German seafaring doom merchants Ahab released a teaser clip for the new music video "Like Red Foam." The song will appear on the new album "The Boats of the Glen Carrig," which will be available on August 28th via Napalm Records.

The track listing for the album 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)

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Zatokrev Makes You "Swallow The Teeth"

Swiss death/doom act Zatokrev released a new music video for the track "Swallow the Teeth." The song is taken from the band's fourth album "Silk Spiders Underwater...," which was issued back in April via Candlelight Records.

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My Dying Bride, Ancient Rites Added To 70K 2016

UMC - promoters for the Original and World's Largest Cruise Festival, 70,000 Tons of Metal - added three more acts to the upcoming 2016 edition of the cruise: Ancient Rites, My Dying Bride and Thyrfing will now set sail. Seven more acts are expected to be announced over the course of the day today.

70,000 Tons of Metal 2016 will set sail on February 4th-8th from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and return to Jamaica with a stop at Falmouth.

The festival will board a new vessel: The Independence of the Seas (via Royal Caribbean), which will accommodate four stages: The Alhambra Theater is a five-story concert hall in which they spare no expense to remove part of the (very comfortable) seating so you have a real Mosh Pit on the High Seas; The more intimate Egyptian themed Pyramid Lounge offers the local club atmosphere; The third indoor stage is in Studio B, the ice skating rink featuring a maritime version of the Arena experience and last but not least their jewel: The Pool Deck stage - The World’s Biggest Open Air Stage Structure to ever sail the Open Seas, surrounded by multiple bars and pools, plenty of room to sunbathe on several decks and even hot tubs incorporated into the Pool Deck stage to soak in while you watch the shows!.

The All-Star Jam band, which returned this past January will also be back, led by Annihilator's Jeff Waters and members from the various acts aboard performing cover tunes live.

Ticket prices start at USD 666 plus USD 348 Taxes and Fees per person and include all on board entertainment, most non-alcoholic and non-carbonated beverages, all meals in the dining rooms, most on board restaurants and even 24 hour room service.

Public Sales begin on Thursday July 9, 2015 at 3PM PDT. For more information, head on over to 70000tons.com.

Ancient Rites, My Dying Bride and Thyrfing join the previously named acts:

At the Gates
Children of Bodom
Fleshgod Apocalypse
Iced Earth
Lacuna Coil
Turisas More...

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Diabolicum Premieres Entire New Album "Ia Pazuzu"

Black metal juggernaut Diabolicum premieres its entire upcoming new album "Ia Pazuzu (The Abyss Of The Shadows)" before it comes out on July 7th via Code666 Records.

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Amiensus Premieres New Track

Hailing from Rochester, Minnesota atmospheric and blackened death metal outfit Amiensus premieres a new track titled "Divine Potion of Acumen" taken from the band's new album "Ascension", which is out today.

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