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Metal News for January 10, 2021

Last updated on January 16, 2021 at 12:40 PM ET

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7 news articles posted on this day.

Human Fortress Posts New Lyric Video Online

German power metal outfit Human Fortress has posted a new lyric video online for the song, "Dark Knight." You can check it out below. The song comes from the band's forthcoming new album, "Epic Tales & Untold Stories," which is set to be released on January 22nd through Massacre Records.

With the forthcoming album, Human Fortress express gratitude towards their fans, who have stood by their side for more than 20 years now. The album's front cover was created by Kristijan Kuliš. All songs were remastered by Alexander Krull at Mastersound Entertainment Studio. More...

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Megaforce Co-Founder Passes Away

Marsha Zazula, the woman who co-founded Megaforce Records with her husband Johnny Zazula, AKA Johnny Z, has sadly passed away the age of sixty eight after a struggle with cancer. Metal Underground sends our heartfelt condolences to Johnny Z and all of Marsha Zazula's family and friends.

The Zazulas co-founded Megaforce in 1983 and released Metallica's debut album, "Kill 'em All" that same year. The couple are also credited with launching the careers of such bands as Anthrax, Overkill and Exciter among several other thrash icons.

Several bands have posted short statements of condolence, such as Metallica, who wrote:

"Rest In Peace, Marsha. Thank you for everything.
Much love to Jonny Z & the Zazula family."

Exodus guitarist Gary Holt: "All of Exodus are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Marsha Zazula, one half of Megaforce records and legends to the entire early trash scene. We’ve known each other since the beginning and our most sincere condolences go out to Jon and the entire Megaforce family."

Overkill: "From the entire Overkill family we are saddened by the loss of Marsha Zazula. Our thoughts and prayers are with Jon and the entire Zazula family. Rest in Peace."

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Schaffer’s Iced Earth Bandmates Issue Statement

Jon Schaffer's Iced Earth bandmates have now officially distanced themselves from the the riot at the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. on January 6th, 2021. The band's guitarist and founder Schaffer is among those wanted by the FBI for storming Capitol Hill past Wednesday.

Singer Stu Block, bassist Luke Appleton, drummer Brent Smedley and guitarist Jake Dreyer issued the below statement regarding the incidents: More...

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Cambion Premiere New Song "Cities of Brass"

El Paso, Texas-based blackened death metal band Cambion premiere a new song named "Cities of Brass", taken from their upcoming new album "Conflagrate the Celestial Refugium", which will be out in stores February/March 2021 via Lavadome Productions.

Check out now "Cities of Brass" below.


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Turris Eburnea Premiere New Song "Cotard Delusion"

Turris Eburnea premiere a new song titled "Cotard Delusion", taken from their upcoming new self-titled album. The group feature members of Cosmic Putrefaction (Gabriele Gramaglia) and Krallice (Nicholas McMaster), and will release the record on March 15th via Everlasting Spew Records and Caligari Records.


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Humanity's Last Breath Premiere New Track & Video

Swedish blackened death metal outfit Humanity's Last Breath premiere a new song and music video called "Glutton". The track is taken from their upcoming new album "Välde", which will be out in stores February 12th, 2021 via Unique Leader Records.


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The Ruins Of Beverast Premiere New Song

The Ruins Of Beverast premiere a new song entitled "Anchoress In Furs", taken from their upcoming new album "The Thule Grimoires", which will be out in stores February 5th via Ván Records.

Check out now "Anchoress In Furs" below.


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