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Dornenreich Posts "Freiheit" Album Trailer

Austrian symphonic black/folk metal act Dornenreich posted a preview clip for the upcoming new release "Freiheit." The album is set for a May 2nd release date through Prophecy Productions and is the eighth full length studio release from the band.

The track list for "Freiheit" is:

1. Im ersten aller Spiele
2. Von Kraft und Wunsch und jungen Federn
3. Des Meeres Atmen
4. Das Licht vertraut der Nacht
5. Aus Mut gewirkt
6. Im Fluß die Flammen
7. Traumestraum
8. Blume der Stille

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Dust Bolt Posts Full Album Preview Clip

German thrashers Dust Bolt posted a preview clip of the upcoming new release "Awake the Riot." The interactive preview features snippets from the entire album, which is set for release via Napalm Records on the following release schedule:

May 30th: GSA, FIN, BeNeLux
June 2nd: UK & Rest of Europe
June 4th: ESP/SWE/NOR
June 10th: USA/CAN

The track list for the album is:

1. Living Hell
2. Soul Erazor
3. Beneath the Earth (see lyric video)
4. You Lost Sight
5. Agent Thrash
6. Living a Lie
7. Awake the Riot - The Final War
8. Eternal Waste
9. Drowned in Blind Faith
10. Worlds Built to Deceive
11. The Monotonous - Distant Scream
12. Future Shock (Evil Dead Cover)

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Slayer Offers New Song "Implode" As Free Download

Legendary thrash act Slayer has offered up the new track "Implode," the first new studio track since "World Painted Blood" was released in 2009, as a free download. "Implode" is also the first track released since the lost of Jeff Hanneman back in May 2013.

The band commented: "Hey, Mutherfuckers - You have been waiting for us, now we are delivering for you. We’ve got a brand new song - “Implode” - it’s Slayer's first new song since “World Painted Blood” was released back in 2009 - and we want you guys to hear it, so we’re giving it away for free. All you have to do is go slayer.net/implode, enter your email address and we’ll send you the download link. We’re writing and recording more new music, so keep coming back here and we’ll tell you how it’s going. And hey, we’re hitting the road next month with Suicidal Tendencies and Exodus - WE WANT TO FUCKING SEE YOU THERE!" (see tour dates here).

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