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Metal News for October 14, 2018

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Diamond Head Tops Off A Night In New Cross

What can be said about Diamond Head that hasn't already been said? As one of the shining lights of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal, they were considered to be right up there with the likes of Iron Maiden, Saxon and Def Leppard, with several publications referring to them as "the new Led Zeppelin." Their fast paced, exciting sound not only created a loyal fan base in Great Britain, but was to be one of the most important influences on thrash metal. So much so that not only has their classic song, "Am I Evil?" been a regular in Metallica sets, but Metallica would join forced with Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax to cover the song during the "Big Four" shows.

Last weekend, the New Cross Inn in South East London put on a weekend of rock and capping off the bill was the aforementioned legends, Diamond Head. While there was some decent acts beforehand, fans had flocked to see the headliners this evening, who prior to the set were happy to take photos and sign various items of memorabilia. When it did come time to take to the stage, they proudly opened with "Shout At The Devil" from the 2016 self-titled album. For those who haven't heard the latest offering, it's vintage Diamond Head and subsequently, other songs such as "Set My Soul On Fire" and the superb, "Bones" fit in perfectly with the old material. More...

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Sigh Posts New Music Video Online

Japanese avant garde metal legends Sigh has posted a new animated music video online for the song, "Homo Homini Lupus." You can check it out below. The song features guest vocals from Down/Superjoint/Former Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo and comes from the band's new album, "Heir To Despair," which will be released through Candlelight Records on November 16th.

"Heir to Despair" tracklisting:

1. Aletheia
2. Homo Homini Lupus
3. Hunters Not Horned
4. In Memories Delusional

Heresy Trilogy

5. Heresy I: Oblivium
6. Heresy II: Acosmism
7. Heresy III: Sub Specie Aeternitatis

8. Hands of the String-puller
9. Heir to Despair. More...

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Hekata Premiere New Song "Psalm"

Russian death metal outfit Hekata premiere a new song titled "Psalm", taken from their upcoming new album "Ruin", which will be co-released on October 27th by Satanath Records (Russia), More Hate Productions (Russia), and Hecatombe Records (Spain).

Check out now "Psalm" below.

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Winds Of Plague, Entheos, Etc. Announce Tour

Winds Of Plague announce their ‘10 Years Of Decimation Tour‘ with Entheos and The Mirage Theory joining them as support acts. Spite and The Zenith Passage will also perform on select dates of the run. Below's where that trek will hit:

12/14 Las Vegas, NV – American Legion Post 8 (feat. The Zenith Passage)
12/15 Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue (feat. The Zenith Passage)
12/16 Jerome, ID – Diamondz Event Center (feat. The Zenith Passage)
12/18 Seattle, WA – El Corazon (feat. The Zenith Passage)
12/19 Portland, OR – Bossanova Ballroom (feat. The Zenith Passage)
12/20 Sacramento, CA – Holy Diver (feat. Spite)
12/22 Pomona, CA – The Glass House (feat. Spite & The Zenith Passage)

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