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Last updated on December 22, 2014 at 4:44 AM ET
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Poland's death metal outfit Hate released a third in a series of preview teasers for the upcoming new release "Crvsade: Zero." The album is set for a January 25th release via Napalm Records.
The track list for the album is:
1. Vox Dei (a Call From Beyond)
2. Lord, Make Me An Instrument Of Thy Wrath
3. Death Liberator
5. Doomsday Celebrities
6. Hate Is The Law
7.valley Of Darkness
8. Crusade Zero
9. The Omnipresence
10. Rise Omega The Consequence!
11. Dawn Of War
12. Black Aura Debris
13. The Reaping (Bonus Track)
Check out the third teaser below.
Metal Wani's Owais Nabi and Sairaj Kamath recently conducted an interview with Napalm Death's frontman Mark "Barney" Greenway.
States Greenway on the musical direction of Napalm Death's upcoming new album, "Apex Predator - Easy Meat": "Well, it's not reinventing the wheel, let's put it like that. It would be inaccurate of me to say so. But it's just a couple of steps forward, basically. There are many different influences within Napalm, but I guess there's two quite distinctive styles, just on a listening level, and that's… you've got the very traditional, fast and chaotic, almost off-the-rails kind of Napalm approach, and then you've got a real kind of queasy, ambient, quite depressing sound, actually, in some ways. And we've been sort of doing the 2 in tandem now for many, many albums, but I think as time goes on, we're tending to mix the styles a little more… not better, necessarily, but in more inventive ways, and I think that's where we are now. That's about the best description I can give, because, obviously, you'll understand that, for us, the album's still really fresh, so I haven't fully digested it, even though I made the fucking thing, along with the other guys. But I have still yet to fully digest it."
Being asked whether "Apex Predator - Easy Meat" is another conceptual effort Greenway continues: More...
Southern California metalcore group Talk To The Stranger just released a new single online for streaming. Check out "Blank Faces" below, and you can hear more from the group over at Facebook here.
Toronto, ON based metal outfit Exes For Eyes unleashed new album "Tongues Like Figure Eights" earlier this month with the challenge to fans and the metal community to help a fully independent band reach Platinum status with one million digital copies sold.
"The idea is to sell the concept of a new business model for independent bands as much as it is about selling the album," comments vocalist James Arsenian.
To get your digital copy of "Tongues Like Figure Eights" for $1, head over to the band's website here.
Featuring eleven assaulting tracks that include guest appearances by Bjorn Strid of Soilwork, Lisa Sinner of Out of The Ruins, and Dominic Cifarelli of Chronicles of Israfel\Scars On Broadway, "Tongues Like Figure Eights" was produced by EFE guitarist Dave Sheldon to follow 2011's debut album "The Amsler Grid." More...