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Metal News for January 7, 2019

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9 news articles posted on this day.


Lawnmower Deth Host The Greatest Christmas Party

Since their return to the stage in 2009, Lawnmower Deth has established a reputation among a younger generation of British headbangers as one of the most fun live acts going. Having made no less than six appearances at the famous Download festival, Lawnmower Deth has become one of the most beloved names in retro British thrash once more, perhaps only eclipsed by Onslaught. The group has also become known for hosting annual Christmas shows and last year saw them put on a real treat for old school fans as they were joined by fellow thrash veterans Xentrix and Solitary.

Kicking things off was Lancashire lads Solitary. Formed in 1994 and releasing their first full length, "Nothing Changes" four years later, the band were greeted by a modest sized audience when they took to the stage. Frankly, the sound wasn't the best during their performance, at least from where I was standing and it lessened the impact they could have had. The audience seemed pleased enough with Solitary, but didn't give them much of a response, making things seem a little awkward at times. They weren't bad at all, but the somewhat quiet audience seemed to rub the group the wrong way and they looked as if they were glad to finish. More...

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Rotting Christ Posts New Album Trailer

Greek extreme metal legends Rotting Christ has posted a new trailer online for their forthcoming album, "The Heretics," in which frontman Sakis Tolis gives a brief insight into the new record. You can check it out below. "The Heretics" will be the first album of new Rotting Christ material since 2016's, "Rituals" and is scheduled to be released on February 15th through Season Of Mist Records.

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Clutch Bassist Discusses "Book Of Bad Decisions"

For nearly thirty years now, Maryland rockers Clutch has made a name for themselves by putting out nothing but high quality music. With their mix of southern rock, heavy metal and good time attitude, they can perhaps best be described as "The world's greatest bar band." Their talent and popularity has led them to worldwide success, appearing at some of Europe's biggest metal festivals and selling out venues all over the globe.

One such sell out show occured in Bristol, in the south west of England last month, where Clutch were joined by duos Inspector Cluzo and The Picturebooks. Before the show, I caught up with the band's bass player Dan Maines to discuss the new album, "Book Of Bad Decisions," their reputation and legacy and much more. You can watch the interview in full below. More...

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Master's Call Premiere New Song & Music Video

With the release of their debut EP 'Morbid Black Trinity' looming, Master's Call have premiered a new music video for 'From Once Beneath The Cursed'. Recorded at Parlour Studios (Napalm Death, At The Gates, Sikth) 'From Once Beneath The Cursed' is the Wolverhampton Black Metal group's first music performance video.

"The track is about a physical embodiment formed from the underlying evil and madness of the world, and we have a depiction of this running throughout the video in the form of a decrepit figure awakening and rising", explains guitarist Dave Powell.

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Reason Of Sin Exclusively Premiere Self-Titled EP

Austrian metal band Reason Of Sin have teamed up with Metalundergound.com to exclusively premiere their new self-titled debut EP, streaming for you via YouTube below.

In other news, the band has tapped Monument Of Misanthropy vocalist George "Misanthrope" Wilfinger as their new frontman: More...

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Svartelder Premiere New Song "Part II"

Norwegian black metal band Svartelder premiere a new song called "Part II", taken from their forthcoming second album "Pits", which is set for release by Dusktone on January 26th (CD, digital, two vinyl formats).

Check out now "Part II" below.

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Defecrator Premiere New Song "Axiom Falxifer"

Sacramento based black/death metal outtfit Defecrator premiere a new song titled "Axiom Falxifer", taken from their upcoming debut album "Abortion of Humanity", which is coming out in March through Drakkar Productons.

Check out now "Axiom Falxifer" below.

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Altarage Premiere New Song "Inhabitant"

Altarage premiere a new song entitled "Inhabitant", taken from their upcoming new album "The Approaching Roar", which will be released on January 25 through Season Of Mist (CD/LP/Digital) and Sentient Ruin (cassette tape).

Check out now "Inhabitant" below.

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Bergraven Premiere New Song "Minnets melankoli"

Swedish band Bergraven premiere a new song entitled "Minnets melankoli", taken from their upcoming new album "Det framlidna minnet", which will be released on March 8 by Nordvis.

Check out now "Minnets melankoli" below.

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