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Metal News for January 15, 2018

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2 news articles posted on this day.

Cynic Posts New Single Online

American progressive death metal legends Cynic has posted a new song online entitled, "Humanoid." You can check it out below. The song marks the first output of new material since drummer Sean Reinert parted company with frontman Paul Masvidal, with the former's place being taken by Matt Lynch.

Frontman Paul Masvidal comments: "'Humanoid' is a portrait of contrasts, like those between struggle and stillness, or the immediate against the limitless. Our Stargate is planet Earth — consciousness, the transmitter. We, sentient creatures of light, are alive now — on a sphere, floating in a galaxy fixed amidst the infinite. It's quite miraculous to be aware of this, and it invokes a sense of urgency and empowerment that is unlike anything else." More...

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Primordial Reveals New Album Title

Irish extreme metal veterans Primordial has announced that the title of their forthcoming new studio album will be, "Exile Amongst The Ruins." The group has also revealed the artwork for the record, which can be seen below. As of yet, no tracklisting or release date has been confirmed, though a short message on the Primordial facebook page read:

"The artwork for our new album, "Exile Amongst The Ruins" has just been released! Take a look.....the time is getting closer and closer for it's release! how are you all feeling about it!?"

This will be the band's first album in four years, following 2014's, "Where Greater Men Have Fallen." More...

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