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Last updated on August 28, 2016 at 11:30 AM ET

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Sunday Old School: Gorefest

The Netherlands has a long history when it comes to metal music. This small, European country has produced plenty of excellent groups over the years such as Pestilence and God Dethroned and held plenty of festivals, including the Eindhoven Metal Meeting, where so many bands have performed and recorded live releases. Adding to this list of talented metallers is a group with one of the most suited monikers in death metal, the Zeeland based, Gorefest.

Gorefest were formed in 1989 in the city of Goes in the Netherlands and initially comprised of guitarists Alex van Schaik and Frank Harthoorn, drummer Marc Hoogendoorn and vocalist/bassist Jan-Chris de Koeijer. This lineup recorded their first demo, "Tangled in Gore" that same year, which was received extremely well by the extreme metal underground and led to them appearing on the split record, "Where Is Your God Now?" with such bands as Dead Head, Acrostichon, Disfigure and Sinister, before recording another demo, "Horrors in a Retarded Mind," which was also met warmly by metalheads and gained enough attention for them to be booked as the support for Carcass in the Netherlands and Belgium. More...

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In Flames Streaming "Battles" Webisode Part 1

In Flames premieres the first of a series of webisodes for the upcoming new album "Battles", which will be out in stores November 11th on Eleven Seven Music/Nuclear Blast. Prior to the release, In Flames is also set to drop brand live DVD "Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg" on September 23rd.

Check out now "Battles" webisode Part 1 below.

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Davey Suicide Premieres New Music Video

Davey Suicide premieres a new music video for "Rise Above", which was co-Produced by Charles Kallaghan and Needlz, directed, filmed and edited by Justin Mark Morrison. The video lists "AntiSystem Records" as the band's new label home.

Check out now "Rise Above" below.

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