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Metal News for January 1, 2017

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6 news articles posted on this day.

A Killer's Confession Announces Tour Dates

A Killer's Confession - the new project of former Mushroomhead vocalist Waylon Reavis - has announced dates for a first U.S. tour dubbed “The Year Of The Killers” featuring EMP label mates Dead By Wednesday, plus Kissing Candice, and Erasing Never. Dates are as follows:

1/27/2017 Jacksonville, NC Hooligans
1/28/2017 Clarksville, TN The Warehouse
1/31/2017 Orlando, FL The Haven
2/1/2017 Spartanburg, SC Ground Zero
2/2/2017 Reading, PA Reverb
2/3/2017 Queens, NY Blackthorn 51
2/4/2017 Providence, RI Fete Music Hall
2/8/2017 Toronto, ON The Coalition
2/9/2017 Rochester, NY Pineapple Jack's
2/10/2017 Akron, OH The Empire
2/11/2017 Fort Wayne, IN The Hub
2/12/2017 Covington, KY Madison Live
2/13/2017 Johnson City, TN The Hideaway
2/15/2017 Cudahy, WI The Metal Grill
2/16/2017 Mansfield, OH Whiskey Warehouse
2/17/2017 Chicago, IL Portage Theater
2/18/2017 Detroit, MI The Token Lounge More...

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Seven Nines And Tens Premieres New Live Album

Back this summer (oh man, remember summer and not a wasteland of endless 2016 winter?) we teamed up again with the ever-awesome Seven Nines And Tens to premiere latest album "Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Slums."

Now that a few months have gone by, this indie post-rock/metal crew has a new album prepped for release and we have the distinct pleasure of bringing it to you first!

This time the Vanvoucver-based lads are dropping a live offering titled "Live at the Smilin' Buddha Cabaret" and seeing release via Dullest Records. You can stream all five tracks below, and the following press release was also issued: More...

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Sunday Old School: Repulsion

Happy new year one and all! While everything is pointing towards another year of events set to depress everyone, Metal Underground will be keeping it brutal too throughout 2017 and what better way to live up to that promise than by covering a band a group credited as one of the earliest and biggest influences on extreme music? It's fair to assume that many bands dream of becoming influential if not commercially successful when they start out, and to make a mark before releasing an album is one only a handful of groups have ever achieved, though some bands were able to do just that including Hellhammer, Siege and today's featured band, Repulsion.

Repulsion were formed in Flint, Michigan in 1984, originally using the name Ultra Violence, before changing it to Genocide and recorded their first demo, "Toxic Metal" the same year. Though they quickly made a name for themselves in their local scene, maintaining a stable lineup proved difficult and it seemed as though they were finished after one demo when core members Matt Olivo and Scott Carlson were invited by Chuck Schuldiner to join Death. The collaboration did not last long and so the duo returned to Flint, determined to pick up where they left off with Genocide, eventually recruiting drummer Dave "Grave" Hollingshead and recording a second demo, "Violent Death." More...

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Miserist Debuts Title Track Of Upcoming Debut EP

Australian project Miserist debuts the title track of the upcoming self-titled debut EP, which will be out in stores on CD and digital format on February 13, 2017 through Krucyator Productions (France).

Check out now "Miserist " below.

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The Monolith Deathcult Premieres New Song

The Monolith Deathcult premieres the live performance of a new song that will be called "The Furious Gods", taken from the upcoming new 2017 album.

Check out now "The Furious Gods" below.

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La Torture Des Ténèbres New Full-Album Streaming

Hailing from Ottawa, Canada La Torture Des Ténèbres premieres the full-album stream of the band's brand new album "Civilization Is The Tomb Of Our Noble Gods", out in stores now via Vomiting Choir Records, a sub-label of Fallen Empire Records.

Check out now "Civilization Is The Tomb Of Our Noble Gods" in its entirety below.

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