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Metal News for October 18, 2018

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15 news articles posted on this day.

Bloodbath Posts New Music Video Online

The 1980s saw these Swedish teenagers consuming all the horror and slasher movies they could, glued to their VHS’, their obsession with the genre only intensified as the media campaigned and lobbied against an outbreak of “video-violence”, preaching warnings of how it would ruin a generation of kids.

Fast forward 30 years and those media warnings have come to fruition as those teenagers grew up and became Bloodbath, Sweden’s shadiest death cult and they now present to you "Chainsaw Lullaby", the gore-filled, blood splattered ode to their weapon of choice spliced together with an AC/DC inspired death ‘n’ roll soundtrack.

Welcome to the terrifying Bloodbath world where the saw IS the law! More...

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Artillery Releases Second Single

November 16th sees Artillery release their new album, "The Face Of Fear" - which is the successor to 2016's "Penalty By Perception." The Danes have now launched the 2nd single taken off the album - "Crossroads To Conspiracy" - which can be heard below.

Guitarist Michael Stutzer comments: "'Crossroads To Conspiracy' was one of the very last songs we crafted, and it's a hard-hitting melodic thrash metal song with the typical Artillery riffing. The lyrics are about how you have been cursed by the wrong choices you’ve made. The wrongdoings of others that you used to condemn others for have been committed by yourself." More...

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Scorpions To Headline Bloodstock 2019

he organisers of Britain's Bloodstock Open Air festival has confirmed the second headliner for next year's edition of the event. Bringing the weekend to a close on Sunday night will be German hard rock/heavy metal pioneers, Scorpions. The festival is set to take place at Catton Park, Derbyshire between Thursday 8 August and Sunday 11 August 2019. The initial lineup is as follows:

Sabaton (Headliner)
Scorpions (Headliner)
Children Of Bodom
Cradle Of Filth
Dee Snider
Hypocrisy
Queensryche
Soilwork More...

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Stonecutters Premiere New Song "Wealth and Power"

Louisville, KY’s Stonecutters premiere a new song entitled "Wealth and Power", taken from their upcoming new album "Carved in Time", which will be out in stores out November 2 via GrindEthos Records. The album draws on influences from across the history of metal, from NWOBHM to classic thrash to death metal to sludge to hardcore to melodeath...

Check out now "Wealth and Power" below.

Stonecutters Tour Dates: More...

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Pale Divine Premiere New Song "Shades of Blue"

Pale Divine premiere a new song entitled "Shades of Blue", taken from their upcoming self-titled album, which is out on November 23 via Shadow Kingdom.

Check out now "Shades of Blue" below.

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Crimson Throne Pre-Release Full-Album Streaming

English black metal quartet Crimson Throne premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Of Void & Solitude", which will be out in stores October 19 on Apocalyptic Witchcraft.

Check out now "Of Void & Solitude" in its entirety below.

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Great Falls Debut New Song "The Accelerationist"

Great Falls premiere a new song entitled "The Accelerationist", taken from their upcoming new album "A Sense of Rest", which will be out in stores December 21st Corpse via Flower Records.

Check out now "The Accelerationist" below.


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Agrypnie Premiere New Song "Die Längste Nacht"

Agrypnie premiere a new song entitled "Die Längste Nacht", taken from their upcoming new album "Grenzgænger ", which is scheduled for release on October 19th by Supreme Chaos Records.

Check out now "Die Längste Nacht" below.

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Cryptopsy Premiere New Song & Play-Through Video

Cryptopsy premiere a new song play-through video for "Fear His Displeasure", taken from their upcoming new EP "Book of Suffering – Tome II". The EP itself will arrive in stores on October 26th. The video was directed, filmed and edited by Chris Kells and produced by Ryan Andrade from FTB Visuals.

Check out now "Fear His Displeasure" below.

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Master Premiere New Song "Engulfed In Paranoia"

Master premiere a new song entitled "Engulfed In Paranoia", taken from their upcoming new album "Vindictive Miscreant", which is set for release by Transcending Obscurity Records on November 28th.

Check out now "Engulfed In Paranoia" below.

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Indesiderium Premiere New Song

California black metal duo Indesiderium premiere a new song entitled "The Conqueror's Return", taken from their upcoming new album "Of Twilight And Evenfall?.?.?.", which will be released by Satanath Records on October 30th.

Check out now "The Conqueror's Return" below.

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Cannabis Corpse U.S. Tour Announced

Cannabis Corpse announce the dates for their December U.S. tour. A video trailer for that run can be seen below:

Below's where that trek will hit: More...

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Gorod Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Gorod reveal their new record “Aethra” in full ahead of its release this Friday, October 19th, through Overpowered Records.

Tells vocalist Julien Deyres: More...

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King Nine Premiere Two New Songs From Upcoming CD

King Nine‘s new record “Death Rattle” will be out on November 16th via Closed Casket Activities. Below you can stream two songs from it, “Paradise” and “V. R. C. F“:

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Metallica Post 1989 "Harvester Of Sorrow" Video

Metallica share the below live footage of “Harvester Of Sorrow” filmed by Otto Weyer at an August 07th, 1989 live performance at the Stone Balloon in Newark, DE. The group have been highlighting past live performances of all the songs from their “…And Justice For All“ album leading up to its forthcoming November 02nd deluxe reissue through the band’s own Blackened Recordings label.

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