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Metal News for January 22, 2019

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13 news articles posted on this day.

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Agent Steel Announces Reformation

Legendary metal band Agent Steel's new lineup, featuring original frontman John Cyriis, have announced their June 1st appearance at Metalheadz Open Air 2019, in Oberndorf am Lech, Germany.

According to a message posted at the band's Facebook page, John Cyriis, along with the new Agent Steel lineup, "are ready to deliver a speed metal supernova to those who choose to attend this mighty day of metal glory."

The band will deliver songs from the three classic Agent Steel albums, as well as four new songs from their forthcoming new album, "8 Lights Protocol," tentatively scheduled for a September release on a soon to be announced record label.

Stay tuned for further updates.

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Superdeathflame Premiere New Song & Music Video

Finnish melodic death metal act Superdeathflame premiere a new official music video for their single "Falling In Shades". Check it out below:

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Besta Premiere New Song "Azul, Vermelho e Branco"

Below you can stream a first track called 'Azul, Vermelho e Branco' off Portuguese grindcore outfit BESTA's Lifeforce Records debut "Eterno Rancor". The album is set to be released on March 15th.

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A Novelist Premiere New Song "His Kingdom Is Vast"

Louisiana-based progressive, technical death metal band A Novelist premiere a new song entitled "His Kingdom Is Vast", taken from their upcoming new album "Folie", which will be out in stores February 8.

Check out now "His Kingdom Is Vast" below.

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Sadisme Premiere Full-Album Stream Of New Album

California black metal unit Sadisme premiere the full-album stream of the band's brand new album "Festering In Telepathic Communion", which was released January 18 via Bandcamp.

Check out now "Festering In Telepathic Communion" in its entirety below.

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Perverticon Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Swedish black metal unit Perverticon premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Wounds of Divinity", which will be out in stores January 25th, 2019 on Iron Bonehead.

Check out now "Wounds of Divinity" in its entirety below.

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Dunkelnacht Premiere New Song "Non Canimus Surdis"

Dunkelnacht premiere a new song titled "Non Canimus Surdis", taken from their impending new 3rd full length album "Empires of Mediocracy", which will be out in stores later this year via Non Serviam Records.

Check out now "Non Canimus Surdis" below.

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Obzerv Premiere New Song "Plot Twist"

Greek band Obzerv premiere a new song entitled "Plot Twist", taken from their upcoming new album "Acherontia Atropos", which will be out in stores later this year.

Check out now "Plot Twist" below.

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Apes of God Premiere New Song "Dying Breed"

Thrashing death metal band Apes of God from El Salvador premiere a new song entitled "Dying Breed", taken from their upcoming new album "Procession of Death", which will be released on February 25th by Death In Pieces Records.

Check out now "Dying Breed" below.

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Aborted Dates For North American Tour Announced

Aborted announce the dates and venues of their forthcoming North American tour with Cryptopsy, Benighted and Hideous Divinity. The run has been dubbed the ‘Hell Over North American Blastbeat Party‘. Below's where that trek will hit:

03/21 Detroit, MI – The Sanctuary
03/22 Chicago, IL – Reggie’s
03/23 Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
03/24 Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre
03/27 Portland, OR – Bossanova Ballroom
03/28 Oakland, CA – Metro Opera House
03/30 Los Angeles, CA – 1720
03/31 San Diego, CA – Brick by Brick
04/01 Mesa, AZ – Club Red
04/02 El Paso, TX – Rockhouse Bar & Grill
04/03 Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live!
04/04 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill

No Benighted:

04/08 Atlanta, GA – 529
04/09 Margate, FL – O’Malley’s
04/10 Orlando, FL – The Haven
04/13 Baltimore, MD – Metro Gallery
04/14 Providence, RI – Alchemy
04/15 Brooklyn, NY – Knitting Factory
04/16 Quebec City, QC – Salle Multi
04/17 Montreal, QC – L’Astral
04/18 Rouyn-Noranda, QC – Scène Évolu-Son
04/19 Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace
04/20 Indianapolis, IN – The Citadel

Further dates for the tour are still to be announced. More...

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Ingested UK/Ireland Tour Announced

Ingested announce a UK/Ireland headlining run that will also find them out supporting The Black Dahlia Murder on select dates. In other news the group have also started recording a new EP for a release in the near future.

Check out the dates for their UK/Ireland headlining tour below: More...

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Fake Figures (Atreyu, Etc.) Premiere New Video

A Brad Alexander helmed official music video for the new Fake Figures (Atreyu, ex-Hotwire, etc.) song “Hole In The Sky” has premiered online. The track will appear on the band’s new EP, “We Are The Dead“, which is scheduled for a spring release via War Against Records.

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Incite Premiere New Music Video “Resistance”

Incite premiere a new official music video for their track “Resistance“, which was produced by director Tommy Jones (Slayer, Testament). The band’s new full-length “Built To Destroy” is scheduled for release this Friday, January 25th.

Comments the band’s singer Richie Cavalera of the clip: More...

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