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Metal News for January 14, 2017

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7 news articles posted on this day.

Mike IX Williams Benefit Show Details Revealed

EyeHateGod frontman Mike IX Williams successfully underwent a liver transplant last month and is currently on the slow road to recovery. To help with his mounting medical expenses, several benefit shows are being organized, the first of which will run from February 3rd through the 5th in Williams' hometown of New Orleans.

The three-day, festival-styled event will take place at Siberia and Poor Boys venues and includes appearances by Eyehategod, Crowbar, Goatwhore, Thou, Classhole, Mountain Of Wizard, and many more acts bound together for the cause.

Though weekend passes are no longer available, the shows are not sold out. Remaining tickets will be available at the door for each show. Orange amplification has donated a Micro Dark amp with O headphones that will be raffled off along with EyeHateGod test presses and other Mike IX memorabilia. Raffle tickets will be sold Friday and Saturday night with winners announced Saturday night before EyeHateGod's set. Don't miss the crawfish boil on Sunday, courtesy of Billy Bones Seafood Catering. See day-to-day lineups below: More...

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Drug Honkey Reveals New Album Details

Drug Honkey's new album "Cloak Of Skies" is being prepped for a May 5th, 2017 release. The album will feature Justin K. Broadrick of Godflesh along with sax specialist Bruce Lamont lending his talents. Cover artwork can be seen below, and the track listing is as follows:

1. Pool of Failure (5:44)
2. Sickening Wasteoid (6:12)
3. Outlet of Hatred (6:48)
4. (It’s Not) The Way (6:36)
5. The Oblivion of an Opiate Nod (10:00) (Ft. Bruce Lamont)
6. Cloak of Skies (8:11)
7. Pool of Failure (Justin K. Broadrick remix) (6:29) More...

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Black Therapy Recruits New Guitarist

With a heavy heart, Black Therapy announces the departure of guitarist Daniele Rizzo, who co-founded the band together with Lorenzo Carlini. The band states: “’In The Embrace Of Sorrow, I Smile’ would be a very different album without his contribution and we'll be forever grateful to him for all the time spent together.”

Now Black Therapy welcomes new member Andrea Mataloni: “Please welcome Andrea Mataloni as the new guitar player of Black Therapy. He's been a long-time friend of our vocalist Giuseppe and it feels great to have him on board. You can see him in action on this playthrough for ‘Voices In My Head’ from our new album ‘In The Embrace Of Sorrow, I Smile’, out now via Apostasy Records.”

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Viles Vitae Debuts "The Vortex of Disharmony"

Portugal's black metal outfit Viles Vitae debuts a new song entitled "The Vortex of Disharmony", taken from the upcoming debut EP "IV", which will be out in stores on February 13th via Caverna Abismal Records.

Check out now "The Vortex of Disharmony" below.

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KXM Premieres Music Video "Scatterbrain"

KXM (Korn, King’s X, etc.) premieres a new music video for the title track of the upcoming new album "Scatterbrain", which will be out in stores on March 17th via Rat Pak Records.

Check out now "Scatterbrain" below.

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Six Feet Under Debuts NSFW Lyrical Video

Six Feet Under debuts a new NSFW lyrical video for "Sacrificial Kill", taken from the band's upcoming new album "Torment", which will arrive in stores February 24th through Metal Blade Records.

Check out now "Sacrificial Kill" below.

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Reaping Asmodeia Premieres New NSFW Music Video

Minneapolis based tech-death metal band Reaping Asmodeia premieres a new song and NSFW music video entitled "Of Talons And Teeth", taken from the forthcoming new album "Impuritize", which is due February 24th on Prosthetic Records.

Check out now "Of Talons And Teeth" below.

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