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Last updated on October 26, 2016 at 9:37 AM ET

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

Diabulus In Musica Posts Track-By-Track Clip #1

Spain's Diabulus In Musica released the first in a track-by-track video series as a preview to the upcoming new album "Dirge for the Archons," which is set for release via Napalm Records on November 18th. Check it vocalist Zuberoa Aznárez speaking about the track "Earthly Illusions" in the player below.

The track list for the album is:

1. Battle of Atlantis
2. Earthly Illusions
3. Marble Embrace
4. Invisible
5. Crimson Gale (see lyric video here)
6. Ring Around Dark Fairies' Carousel
7. A Speck in the Universe
8. Hiding from You
9. The Voice of Your Dreams
10. The Hawk's Lament
11. Bane
12. The River of Loss
13. Zauria
14. Lies in Your Eyes (live) (Limited Edition Bonus Track)
15. St. Michael's Nightmare (live) (Limited Edition Bonus Track)

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Aosoth Releases Video Studio Report

French black metal act Aosoth has released a short teaser documenting the ongoing production of the upcoming fifth full-length album. The video was recorded at Hybreed Studios and focuses on the drums recording. Watch it below.

Aosoth started recording the new album in July. It's release date has been scheduled for 2017 on Agonia Records, while its title is yet to be revealed.

The band's two-track EP "IV" was released last October on Agonia Records. It serves as bridges between their fourth full-length record "IV: Arrow In Heart" (2013), and the upcoming one.

More trailers and album details will follow soon.

The band also announced a string of live dates as follows:

27.10.2016 - Paris @ Le Divan Du Monde, FR (with Angelcorpse and Hell Militia)
26.11.2016 - Montreal @ Messe Des Morts, CA (with Mgla, Ulcerate, Cult Of Fire)
09.12.2016 Tel Aviv @ Levontin7, ISR (with Mortuus Umbra)
16.02.2017 Reykjavík @ Oration Mmxvi, ISL (with Mgla, SvartIdaudi, Sinmara)
21.10.2017 Bucharest @ Rites of Black Mass II, RO (with Blaze Of Perdition)

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Overland Releases "Edge Of The Universe" Video

Overland, the rock band featuring FM vocalist Steve Overland, released a new music video for the song "Edge of the Universe." The song is taken from the band's latest album "Contagious," which was issued last week via UK label Escape Music Ltd.

The track list for "Contagious" is:

1. Doctor My Heart
2. Easy on Me
3. Edge of the Universe
4. Every Lonely Night
5. Wildest Dreams
6. Intoxicated
7. Define Our Love
8. Pocketful of Dreams
9. Making Miracles
10. Back Where I Belong
11. Unforgiving World
12. Shame on You (Bonus Track)

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Dys Inbunden Streams New single "Riders Of Malign"

Swedish black metal act Dys Inbunden is proud to reveal the new single "Riders of Malign," streaming in the player below. This is the first sneak peek of new material from the upcoming new full length album.

"Riders of Malign" was recorded at Endarker Studio with Magnus ‘Devo’ Andersson (Marduk) in October 2016. The hymn is dedicated to the titanic fire-bearer Azazel and the bloodline of Cain. It serves as a war anthem for the formless forces of death and gives the listener not only a taste of what to expect from the next opus, but also an insight into the band's satanic doctrine.

The band hopes that: "This new song will curse the non-worthy listeners and bless those who are of the same bloodline as us. Those who walk the left hand path of gnosis and who have respect for what our art is trying to accomplish. Hail Azazel! Hail the bloodline! Hail Satan!"

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Heaven's Decay Announces Debut Release

Chaos Records will release the debut album from Heaven's Decay, "The Great Void of Mystery," on December 12th. Led by Julio Viterbo (Tormentor, Shub Niggurath, Cenotaph, The Chasm), the music is primarily NWOBHM-inspired metal infused with the range of influences from Viterbo's impressive career as a musician.

After a long and illustrious career in death metal as a guitarist in the aforementioned bands, Viterbo decided to reconnect with the heavy metal that enveloped him as a youth and gave meaning to his life. The groundwork was laid in August 2013 when Viterbo participated in the recording of Acerus debut album "The Unreachable Salvation," a traditional metal album for which he composed half the songs. The work was a turning point in his career as a guitarist, allowing Viterbo to explore new sounds and expand his compositional scope.

The result was the launch of Heaven's Decay in 2015. After composing several songs, Viterbo invited Oscar Clorio (Damned Cross, Cenotaph, Shub Niggurath, Denial) to join him on the journey as drummer, The pair then recruited Nick Hernandez (Stone Magnum) as vocalist. The songs were completed via the internet, as Oscar lives in Mexico City, while Julio and Nick call Chicago home.

Finally in July 2016, Heaven's Decay recorded "The Great Void Of Mystery" in Chicago's Minbal Studios. The album was engineered by Matt Russell and mastered by Dan Swanö in Unisound studios in Sweden. Chaos Records will release the album on CD and digital formats. The band is already working on new material for the next installment of heavy metal fury.

The artwork for "The Great Void of Mystery" was created by Arturo Vargas (Zombirefication) at Souls Crematorium Art Studio. The track listing is as follows:

1. Intro
2. Born in Fire
3. Where the Ravens Fly Free
4. Thunder of the Guns
5. Ritual Site
6. Witches Pray
7. Reaper in Wait
8. The Exile
9. Endless Fire More...

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Temperance Streams New Single "Empty Lines"

Italy's Temperance issued a new single - "Empty Lines" - which you can check out in the player below. The song appears on the band's latest effort "The Earth Embraces Us All," which is available now through Scarlet Records. A review for the album can be read at this location.

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Crossbones Sees "Red"

Italian traditional metal act Crossbones, the brainchild of Dario Mollo (Tony Martin/Voodoo Hill), is streaming the new song "Red." The song is the opening song from the upcoming new album "Rock the Cradle," which drops on December 2nd via Frontiers Music srl.

"Rock the Cradle" is the first new material from the band since the 1989 self titled debut. It features Persian Risk vocalist Carl Sentance and Voodoo Hill bassist Dario Patti.

The track list for "Rock the Cradle" is:

1. Red
2. Take Me High
3. Navigation
4. Rock the Cradle (see music video here)
5. Gates of Time
6. I Got This Feeling
7. In My Blood
8. Running from the Shadow
9. Speed
10. Fright

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Protest The Hero Streaming "New" Song "Harbinger"

Protest The Hero is streaming "Harbinger", taken from the upcoming new album "Pacific Myth", which will be out in stores November 18th via Razor & Tie. That series is comprised of six tracks originally released as part of a subscription based model.

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Nothing Left (Ex-For Today) Premieres New Song

Nothing Left (ex-For Today) premieres its debut single entitled "Hands of Death", out in stores now via Nuclear Blast.

Check out now "Hands of Death" below.

States guitarist/bassist Brandon Leitru:

"A lot of people have been asking if any of us will continue making music after For Today is finished. Well, the answer is yes! Check out the first song from Nothing Left – the new band that Ryan and I started. We started putting together songs for this project early this year. We asked our friend Danon to do vocals and got Alex from Silent Planet to play drums on the recording. I’m happy with the way the songs turned out and excited to finally let people hear them."

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