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Last updated on October 25, 2020 at 8:35 PM ET

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Periphery To Release First Live Album

Periphery have announced their first live album, releasing the 10-song "Periphery: Live in London" on November 13th, 2020, digitally.

Periphery comment: "For years Periphery has wanted to do a live record. We’d always talk about it, what show would we capture? When would we do it? What would we want it to sound like? On Nov. 15, 2019 we figured out the answers to those questions by capturing our entire show in London and we couldn’t be more excited to show it to everyone,” explains guitar player Jake Bowen. “London has consistently been one of our favorite places to play and this show was certainly one we’ll never forget, so we present to you our first live album... Periphery: Live in London!"

Check out the first single "Marigold (Live In London)" here.

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Act Of Denial Shares New Music Video

Act Of Denial, which features guitarist Voi Cox (Koziak, Victim), guitarist and lyricist Luger (Benighted, Koziak), vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid (Soilwork), bassist Steve Di Giorgio (Death, Testament), drummer Krimh (Septicflesh) and keyboardist John Lönnmyr (The Night Flight Orchestra,) has posted a new music video online for the song, "Down That Line." You can check it out below.

The band stated: "We are proud to release our 3rd and new single 'Down That Line' and this time in full band line-up. All band members contributed to this video recording in their home studios. Another melodic death metal song different from previous ones and this time with Bjorn Strid as lyricist and amazing vocal melodies and range gives this song a special touch and feeling. Stay tuned from more of AOD and new special guests which we will reveal in upcoming days!!" More...

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Iron Mask Posts New Lyric Video Online

Belgian power metal band Iron Mask has posted a new lyric video online for the song, "One Against All." You can check it out below. The track comes from their forthcoming new album, "Master Of Masters," which is set to be released on December 4th through AFM Records and is their first release to feature new vocalist Mike Slembrouck. More...

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Skálmöld Drummer Details New Live Album

Viking metal is a strange genre. While the lyrical themes make bands obvious candidates for the tags, musicially, it's a little harder to define. Taking cues from black metal, death metal and even power metal, it's normally epic in sound and aims to transport the listener back to the days of longships, swords, pillaging and pretty badass mythology. Most metal fans and critics tend to agree that black metal pioneers Bathory spawned the genre with their "Blood Fire Death" and "Hammerheart" albums and since then, groups such as Enslaved, Amon Amarth and Helheim have pushed the style into a fully fledged genre, giving way to more bands, including Iceland's own, Skálmöld.

Skálmöld, with their name appropriately referring to a time of chaos in Iceland, may be considered a relatively young band in their grand scheme of things, but in their eleven year history, they've released no less than five stellar studio albums, as well as a live album with a full piece orchestra. Now, fans who are yet to see them are able to get a better understanding of what a typical Skálmöld show is like, with the release of a new live album, "10 Year Anniversary - Live In Reykjavik." This fierce collection of material, performing with precision in front of a sold out crowd in their home country, demonstrates perfectly why Skálmöld are fast becoming one of the most beloved bands in Viking metal. To find out more about the album, I spoke with drummer Jón Geir Jóhannsson, who revealed all about the show itself, the surprise mastering, their latest studio album, "Sorgir," upcoming tour with Finntroll and much more. You can watch it in full below. More...

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Supruga Premiere New Song

Samara, Russia-based female fronted black metal/crust outfit Supruga premiere a new song and music video titled "“Никто не в безопасности” (“No One Is Safe”)", taken from their upcoming debut album "Хаос/Никто не в безопасности", which is out now via Petrichor (vinyl, CD, tape).

Check out now "“Никто не в безопасности” (“No One Is Safe”)" below.

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Mitochondrial Sun Premiere New Song "Pulsar 2"

Mitochondrial Sun - the solo project of former Dark Tranquillity guitarist Niklas Sundin - premiere a new song entitled "Pulsar 2", taken from their upcoming new second album "Sju Pulsarer" (Swedish for “seven pulsars”). The record is set for release on November 13 via Argonauta Records.

Check out now "Pulsar 2" below.


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Bodom After Midnight Perform First Live Concert

Bodom After Midnight performed their first ever live show, October 23rd, at the Rytmikorjaamo in Seinäjoki, Finland. The group feature ex-Children Of Bodom frontman/guitarist Alexi Laiho and guitarist Daniel Freyburg, ex-Santa Cruz bassist Mitja Toivonen and Paradise Lost drummer Waltteri Väyrynen.


Bodom After Midnight’s debut live performance consisted entirely of Children Of Bodom tracks and ran as follows: More...

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