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Last updated on December 5, 2013 at 1:36 PM ET
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10 news articles posted today (and counting...)
Chicago sludge act Indian is streaming the new song "Rhetoric of No.." The track appears on the upcoming new release "From All Purity," which is set for release via Relapse Records on January 17th (Benelux/Germany/Finland), January 20th (EU/UK) and January 21st (North America).
Check out "Rhetoric of No" here:
Canadian legends Voivod released a new music video for the track "Kluskap O' Kom." The song is taken from the latest album "Target Earth," which is available now via Century Media Records.
The video was created by Nicola Piovesan. check it out here:
Swedish doom/traditional metal act Grand Magus released a lyric video for the new track "Triumph & Power." The song is the title track to the upcoming new album, which is set for release on January 31st (EU), February 3rd (UK) and February 4th (USA) via Nuclear Blast.
The track list for "Triumph And Power" is:
1. On Hooves Of Gold
2. Steel Versus Steel
4. Triumph And Power
8. The Naked And The Dead
10. The Hammer Will Bite
11. Blackmoon (Bonus Track)
Check out "Triumph & Power" here: More...
Watain released the band's first ever music video for the track "Outlaw." The song appears on the latest album "The Wild Hunt," which is available now through His Master's Noise via Century Media Records (see review here).
The video is produced by Watain and Johan Bååth, who already directed the band's Opus Diaboli DVD in 2012. The band commented: "The 'Outlaw' video is a knife stab in the face of today's clean and witty metal scene and yet another step for us to bring back something real and extreme into this limping music movement."
Check out the video here: More...
Dutch melodic metal act MaYaN released the second video studio report on the recordings of the new album "Antagonise," the band's second album. The release is set to drop via Nuclear Blast on January 31st (EU) and February 4, 2014 (USA) via Nuclear Blast Records.
About the album....the band explains that "it's dealing about the current state of the world in which a small group of elites have all the power and try to dominate humanity. The tension is rising and the outcome yet unknown."
The track list of "Antagonise" will be:
1. Bloodline Forfeit
2. Burn Your Witches
3. Redemption ~ The Democracy Illusion
4. Paladins of Deceit ~ National Security Extremism part 1
5. Lone Wolf
6. Devil in Disguise
8. Human Sacrifice
9. Enemies of Freedom
10. Capital Punishment
11. Faceless Spies ~ National Security Extremism part 2
Check out the report here: More...
Benedictum released a new music video for the track "Scream." The song appears on the band's latest album "Obey," which was issued just this week in North America via Frontiers Records.
Check out the video here:
German hard rock band Blackbird have signed a worldwide deal with Pure Rock Records, a division of Pure Steel Records. The new release "Of Heroes and Enemies" is expected in 2014, but the exact date has not yet been revealed. More information on the release is expected shortly.
Angus Dersim - vocals, lead guitar
Bora Karakus - rhythm guitars
Fritzi Delli - bass guitar
Steffen T. - drums More...
Dutch death thrashers Legion of the Damned released a preview featuring clips from the entire new album "Ravenous Plague." The album is the band's sixth full length studio effort and will drop via Napalm Records on January 8th (ESP/SWE/NOR), January 3rd (GAS/FIN/BENELUX) and January 7th (UK/Rest of Europe/North America).
The track list for "Ravenous Plague" is:
1. The Apocalyptic Surge
2. Howling For Armageddon
3. Black Baron
4. Mountain Wolves Under a Crescent Moon (streaming here)
5. Ravenous Abominations
6. Doom Priest
7. Summon All Hate
8. Morbid Death
9. Bury Me in a Nameless Grave
10. Armalite Assassin
11. Strike of the Apocalypse
Check out the preview clips here: More...
German melodic metal act Silent Force, with the new lineup featuring vocalist Michael Bormann (Powerworld/Redrum) and bassist Mat Sinner (Primal Fear/Sinner), released the new music video "Circle of Trust." The song appears on the new album "Rising From the Ashes," which is scheduled for release on December 13th (EU) and January 21st (USA) via AFM Records.
The track list for the album is:
1. Caught in Their Wicked Game
2. There Ain't No Justice
3. Circle of Trust
4. Living to Die
5. Before You Run
6. You Gotta Kick It
7. Turn Me Loose
8. Born to Be a Fighter
9. Anytime Anywhere
10. Kiss of Death
Check out "Circle of Trust" here: More...
Swedish melodic death metal act The Unguided - featuring Ex-Sonic Syndicate members Roland Johansson (vocals) and Roger Sjunnesson (guitars) - posted a teaser clip for the upcoming new single and music video "Inception." The song is taken from the band's upcoming new release "Fragile Immortality," the sophomore full length album that drops via Napalm Records on Jan. 31st (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Benelux), Feb. 5th (Spain, Sweden, Norway), Feb. 3rd (Rest Of Europe) and Feb. 11th (North America).
The single is out on: December 20th (World) and January 21st (North America). The track listing for "Fragile Immortality" is:
2. Defector DCXVI
4. Eye of the Thylacine
5. Unguided Entity
6. Carnal Genesis
9. Only Human
13. Unguided Entity (Zardonic Remix)
14. Deathwalker (Zardonic Remix)
15. When All the Seraphim Cry (Zardonic feat. The Unguided)
Check out the teaser here: More...