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Metal News for October 28, 2016

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42 news articles posted on this day.

PTSD Song Included On Movie Soundtrack

For the new Richard Terrasi movie "Dark Side Of The Moon" coming out on November 3rd via Dark Vision Films, the U.S. director has chosen PTSD's song "Event Horizon" as part of the soundtrack.

Henry Guy, frontman of the band, explained: "It is a great honour for us that a movie director, so important in the U.S. underground scene, thought to us for his new movie. Richard is a great professional, his films are visionary and fantastic and he is a wonderful person too."

In the meantime PTSD is recording a new album that will be released in late spring, 2017 featuring a new lineup that includes Andrea Rabuini on drums (Dope Stars Inc., Ephel Duath, Infernal Poetry), Henry Guy on vocals, Jem on guitars, and Edge on bass. More...

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Dark Clarity Releases Self-Titled EP

Dark Clarity is a melodic heavy rock band from Lahti, Finland that formed in 2008. Relying on a kickass-attitude and strong emotional punch, Dark Clarity just released a self-titled EP via Inverse Records, which can be heard below or at Spotify here.

01. All Have Gone
02. False God More...

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Sigh Confirmed For Blastfest 2017

In the heart of winter, in the shadows of the mountains, and in one of the cities most renowned for metal and beauty in the world, Blastfest takes place next February in Bergen, Norway.

The four day festival runs from the 22nd to 25th of February 2017, and following the booting of Peste Noire and Horna from the bill, there has been a steady stream of band announcements for the next edition of the festival.

2017's Blastfest will include a heavy set from Devin Townsend Project, an exclusive "Heaven Shall Burn... When We Are Gathered" set from Marduk, appearances from Memoriam, Between The Buried & Me, Dying Fetus, Hell, Akercocke and the world debut performance of Phil Anselmo’s new Scour project.

Now it's time for some new announcements which brings the festival ever closer to a complete lineup: Elizabeth, Kronos & Sigh! Stay tuned for more announcements still to come. More...

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Madder Mortem Streams Full New Album

Today marks the long-awaited release of "Red In Tooth And Claw," the sixth full-length studio offering from Norwegian avant metal collective, Madder Mortem. Alongside its official unveiling, you can now hear the full release below. Elaborates Madder Mortem vocalist Agnete M. Kirkevaag of the album:

"We've been away for seven years. It's been a long wait, both for you and us, but we're back, and back with a vengeance. Like always before, we've made an album that represents absolutely nothing except exactly the music we want to make.

"We want to make music that is different. We want to make music that assumes that the listener is too smart to accept stale, second-hand ideas hidden in non-threatening commercialist packaging and production. We want to make music that demands your attention, that you must invest in to understand, but that will keep giving you something fresh on the tenth and the hundredth listen. We want to make music that is true and real and living, that freaks you out or thrills you, that you love or hate, but that will never leave you indifferent.

"That's what 'Red In Tooth And Claw' is about to us, and what we hope it will be about to you as well. Pay your dues to howl with the underdogs!" More...

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Loser Life Discography To See Re-Issue

Magic Bullet Records just announced more titles for the label's 20th anniversary series, confirming the upcoming digital catalog from defunct Central California melodic hardcore outfit, Loser Life.

Driven by the desperation and anxieties of a toxic living environment, Bakersfield's Loser life channeled those negativities and turned them into powerful bursts of melodic hardcore during five years together.

Beginning in 2005, the band became the flagship of the now-defunct Munoz Gym, releasing multiple EPs and LPs with the Going Underground, Magic Bullet, and Life's A Rape labels, and completing multiple U.S. and European tours before splitting in 2010.

Magic Bullet will now issue the entire remaining Loser Life discography - with six titles included -- delivering all of the band's vinyl or cassette-only demos, EPs, and singles for official digital distribution on November 18th. More...

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Altered Perceptions Streaming "Equalize"

Altered Perceptions is releasing new album "From Rise To Ruins" via Artery Recordings today - October 28th, 2016 - and in celebration the song "Equalize" has come online for streaming. Check it out below. The "From Rise To Ruin" track listing is as follows:

1. Rise
2. Equalize
3. Luminescent
4. Sacrifice
5. Hellfire
6. Archives
7. Frequency
8. Death
9. Immortal
10. Ruin ft. Alex Koehler

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Martyrdod Posts "Harmagedon" Video

The maiden single to be issued from "List" - the crushing sixth full-length album from Swedish d-beat crust outfit Martyrdod -- has been made available as an official video for the track "Harmagedon."

Coinciding with the release of the "Harmagedon" video, Martyrdod collectively proclaims, "This song pays homage to all people that keeps on fighting against all odds. Against supreme annihilating oppression. It's a song of these current times."

Adds the video's director Jimmy Johansson, "This is how I imagined what a Martyrdod video would look like. Intense, chaotic, in your face but, yet beautiful and clear." More...

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Opeth Touring With Sahg

Opeth's latest album "Sorceress" (reviewed here) went straight to #1 on the German charts and #3 in Finland upon being released in late September.

Now Mikael Åkerfeldt and his fellow musical magicians will hit the road again to support the release following a North American tour that just wrapped up on the 26th in Vancouver.

From November 6th to November 18th, prog rockers Sahg will join Opeth as tour support, while Anathema will share the stage with at the legendary Wembley Arena in London.

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Dutch Doom Days Kicking Off 15th Edition

Dutch Doom Days is an initiative taken by the members of the doom metal group Officium Triste (now signed to Transcending Obscurity Records) that takes place October 28th and 29th. Pim Blankenstein comments:

“We are proud to be able to present such a solid line-up again. Especially since it’s the 15th edition. We’ve had bands like Saint Vitus, Trouble, Evoken, or Revered at previous editions and it is hard to put together a great line-up.

"But we also feel it’s our task to give lesser known and upcoming talented bands a chance. I think we have always succeeded doing this and I’m sure we’ll be able to do the same in the years to come.”

Full details on the festival can be found at Facebook here. More...

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Korpiklaani Releases Digital Single

After a successful year on the road and many rock 'n' roll festivities, Finnish folk metal superstars Korpiklaani now release digital single "A Man With A Plan."

The catchy track is the best soundtrack for party nights and guitarist Cane explains the meaning of the title: "This song is about our life on the road, the fun side for what we are known for. The lyrics are again also about Matson's planning ahead for his 'good' nights."

In April, Korpiklaani released an official video for "A Man With A Plan," offering a charming parody of the group's life on the road and revealiong the tale of drummer Matson's ability to sleep while standing up after drinking all night. More...

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Sepultura Announces New Album

Brazilian heavy metal outfit Sepultura just revealed the title of upcoming studio album, "Machine Messiah." Inspired by the robotisation of our society, the album will be released on January 13th, 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records.

The album was produced by the band and Jens Borgen of Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden. Album artwork was created by Filipino artist Camille Della Rosa. Andreas Kisser states:

"I found the work of Camille Della Rosa during some research I was doing to look for alternative artists to work on the cover of our new album. I had the concept in my mind and the name of the album, Machine Messiah, but that didn’t matter much since I was looking for different styles and ideas, different artists. When I saw her paintings I was really impressed by her style, full of colours and meaning, very unique and alive! She comes from the Philippines, a place where we performed some years ago and we could feel the intensity of their culture, very powerful! She has that power in her paintings and drawings! More...

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Serpentine Dominion Streaming New Album

Serpentine Dominion's new self-titled album drops today via Metal Blade Records, with a full album stream now available below. The label also comments:

"Imagine Killswitch Engage at their heaviest, with the immediately recognizable guitar playing of Adam Dutkiewicz, the precision drumming of former The Black Dahlia Murder member Shannon Lucas, and the legendary death metal growl of Cannibal Corpse's George 'Corpsegrinder' Fisher - the result is Serpentine Dominion. After 7 years in the making, this highly anticipated project has released their self-titled debut today via Metal Blade Records."

1. Intro
2. The Vengeance in Me
3. Vanquished Unto Thee
4. Divide, Conquer, Burn, and Destroy
5. Sovereign Hate
6. On the Brink of Devastation
7. Jagged Cross Legions
8. Prelude
9. This Endless War More...

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Leif Edling Discusses New Band

Led by Candlemass' Leif Edling, The Doomsday Kingdom's demo EP "Never Machine" will be out on November 25th. However, this is only the beginning of a new reign of doom metal.

"I'm so happy that things are moving in the right direction for The Doomsday Kingdom!", Doomfather Leif comments. "I've been putting my heart and soul into the new EP and album for about two and a half years now. So it's very relieving to finally see an end to all the work. Soon the world will hear the sound of the catacombs coming to life!"

He goes on to say, "I'm currently doing the final touches to the album. It is recorded, mixed and mastered, and has come out absolutely fantastic! Just a few graphic things left with photos, booklet etc. and then it will be ready. I'm very proud of this album! It sounds so good, therefore the visual aspect has to be just as great, when it sees the light of day in March next year! In the meantime, I hope people will enjoy the EP ‘Never Machine’. It's rough, it's raw, it's direct! It gives a hint of what's coming!" More...

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Circle Of Dust Reveals New Album Details

Industrial music pioneer Circle of Dust just announced a new full-length studio album titled "Machines of Our Disgrace," due out December 9th via FiXT after a near 20 year hiatus.

Created by artist/producer Klayton, best known for his multi-genre project Celldweller, Circle of Dust returns to Klayton’s industrial roots with metal riffs, pulsing electronics and catchy songwriting. The album will be available for pre-order on November 18th. The following press release was also issued:

"Returning for the project's 5th full-length album, Circle of Dust pushes the envelope in fusing modern metal and electronic production with gritty industrial noise & samples on 'Machines of Our Disgrace.'

"Klayton incorporates both aggressive and melodic vocals with thought provoking lyrics about man’s technological evolution, with songs like 'Contagion' and the title track 'Machines of Our Disgrace' questioning our relationship with technology while 'alt_Human' and 'Neurachem' explore the world of biohacking and genetic modification.

"The tracks 'Hive Mind' and 'Humanarchy' provide commentary on man’s place in modern society’s political and scientific moral ambiguity. The emotionally charged 'Outside In' shows Circle of Dust's softer side in a heart-gripping track with lush harmonies, acoustic guitars, pulsing sound design and introspective lyrics." More...

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BlackRain Posts Animal Activism Video

French retro-influenced metal band BlackRain dropped a full-length UDR music offering titled "Released" earlier this year. Today, BlackRain is revealing an animal activism music video for the album track "Run Tiger Run," which voices the band's concerns about the poaching industry.

Joining in the music video is French comedian Remi Gaillard, who portrays a tiger being hunted in the woods, running for his life. He is eventually rescued by fellow guest star Gilles Lartigot.

Bassist Matthieu De La Roche states, "The idea behind this video was to collaborate with Remi Gaillard and Gilles Lartigot as we've recently discovered we share the same concerns in animal welfare. It was great fun to create a video that sees the mutual collaboration of an internet sensation, a writer and musicians.

"Activists have much more to tell about the subject and possibly in a much better way we could ever do. We just wanted to express in our own way our feelings about the drama that appears every day in this world: 150,000,000,000 animals are killed just for food each year. Can you imagine that?" More...

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Saxon Posts Live Video

Today marks the North American release of "Let Me Feel Your Power," Saxon's 10th live album, via UDR Music. The 16 track album was recorded in Munich during November 2015 and Brighton in January 2016, with bonus materials from Chicago in September 2015.

"Let Me Feel Your Power" is available in several formats, including DVD/2CDs, Blu-Ray/2CDs, digital download and a deluxe vinyl version which also includes the Blu-Ray and 2CDs (limited to 1500 copies). Watch a brand new clip of "The Devil's Footprint" from "Let Me Feel Your Power" below.

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Devilment Releases New Video

Devilment's new album "Devilment II: The Mephisto Waltzes" is coming on November 18th via Nuclear Blast Entertainment and today the band releases a first official music video for "Hitchcock Blonde."

The video was directed by Sam Scott Hunter with a skeleton crew of academic students, with thanks to Film Suffolk. It features actress Leanne Joyce as the Hitchcock Blonde, who has appeared on Britain's Next Top Model, Call The Midwife and The Royals to name a few.

Dani Filht comments: "This is all about the legendary film director Alfred Hitchcock's infatuation with his on-screen heroines; cool, controlled, aloof and sophisticated blondes. The song even name-checks ten of his favourite actresses.

1. JudasStein
2. Hitchcock Blonde
3. Under The Thunder
4. Full Dark, No Stars
5. Shine On Sophie Moone
6. Life Is What You Keep From The Reaper
7. Dea Della Morte
8. Entangled In Our Pride
9. Hell At My Back
Bonus tracks:
10.The Seductive Poison
11. Father Dali More...

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This Will Destroy You Rereleasing "Young Mountain"

On June 6th, 2006 (06.06.06), Texas-bred instrumental collective This Will Destroy You unleashed debut "Young Mountain" and never looked back. Initially recorded as a demo/document to commemorate four guys' college band, the scope never centered around the notion of the music being commercially released, as most of the band members intended to move on to more traditional careers after school.

The initial pressing was a mere 1000 copies, just enough to have something to sell at the merch table on the inaugural tour with labelmates Sparrows Swarm And Sing and the label's mailorder.

What happened from there can only be described as a true overnight sensation. The album's soaring guitar-lead dynamism, cascading cinematic passages, and jarring crescendos captured the hearts and minds of independent music listeners immediately upon release and has, a solid decade later, yet to loosen its grip.

As "Young Mountain" celebrates its ten-year anniversary, a retrospective look at the six-track, thirty-six-minute composition comes online. Magic Bullet will celebrate this groundbreaking offering with a special reissue next month on CD, digitally, and vinyl, and includes a previously-unheard song entitled "Sleep" recorded during the tracking of the album but omitted from the original pressing.

The lost track is currently streaming via the A.V. Club here while the rest of the album is available below. More...

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Monte Pittman Releases "Guilty Pleasure" Video

With his fourth full-length album "Inverted Grasp Of Balance," Monte Pittman has once again raised the stakes, delivering a riveting collection of full force metal.

"Inverted Grasp Of Balance" was released last month via Metal Blade Records and today Pittman is pleased to debut his new video for the song "Guilty Pleasure."

The clip was filmed on location at Beauty & Essex in Las Vegas, NV and stars Leanna Decker - model and Playboy's cybergirl of the year 2012. More...

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Words Of Farewell Posts "Gallow's Frame"

German melodic death metal act Words of Farewell will release "A Quiet World" on November 18th via AFM Records. Today a new song comes online with a lyric video, and the band also comments:

"Ladies and gents, it's Friday - time for another surprise! We proudly present 'Gallow's Frame!' Credit goes to AFM Records for making this lyric video possible! Pre-order your digital copy of 'A Quiet World' here."

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Leprous Posts "Slave" Live Video

Having just returned from a comprehensive headlining tour across North America, Norwegian prog metal group Leprous is now debuting a first sample off the group's upcoming very first live DVD/CD/LP release, "Live At Rockefeller Music Hall."

The DVD will come out worldwide on November 25th, 2016 via InsideOut Music. Check out the band's live energy by watching the track "Slave" below. Leprous checked in with the following comment about the upcoming release:

"After a year of intense preparations with the production of our upcoming live release, we're very proud to share a first clip with the world! Leprous has always been a very active live band, and the live sound is a very important part of the band's identity. The concert at Rockefeller in Oslo was a milestone for us and it perfectly shows what Leprous 2016 is all about."

Recorded live at a hometown show in Oslo on June 4th of this year, "Live At Rockefeller Music Hall" will arrive on various formats, including a limited DVD+2CD Digipak, standalone DVD, 2CD Jewelcase, Gatefold 3LP + 2CD & as digital download audio. More...

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Ghost Bath Enters The Studio

The depressive black metal merchants from Ghost Bath have entered the recording studio once again with producer Josh Schroeder, to record the follow-up to "Moonlover." Vocalist and mastermind Nameless has released the following statement regarding the as-of-yet-untitled-album's musical direction:

"My own description of my approach for this album is better described in a quote I read recently in Herman Melville's Moby Dick:

To enjoy bodily warmth, some small part of you must be cold, for there is no quality in this world that is not what it is merely by contrast. Nothing exists in itself. If you flatter yourself that you are all over comfortable, and have been so a long time, then you cannot be said to be comfortable any more. For this reason a sleeping apartment should never be furnished with a fire, which is one of the luxurious discomforts of the rich. For the height of this sort of deliciousness is to have nothing but the blanket between you and your snugness and the cold of the outer air. Then there you lie like the one warm spark in the heart of an arctic crystal.

"Contrast is what creates stronger feeling and emotion in this album. A joyful ecstatic experience will further the potency of depression, drenched in the surrealism of the cosmos and afterlife."

A late spring 2017 release is tentatively expected via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. More details are due to be revealed shortly.

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Taina Premieres New Zombie Video

Just in time for the Halloween festivities set to kick off this weekend, German industrial metal band Taina has teamed up with us to exclusively premiere a disgusting new zombie-themed video!

Crafted by B&B Production, the video is for new single "Seelenfresser" ("Soul Eater") and can be seen below. If you dig the track, it's available through iTunes or at Amazon.

In addition to being a new single, "Seelenfresser" will also be the title of Taina's impending 2017 album, which will thematically deal with abuse of power, desperation, and dark moments. Stay tuned for full info!

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Anaal Nathrakh Posts Full Album Online

Anaal Nathrakh was created for one purpose - to be the soundtrack for Armageddon, the audial essence of evil, hatred and violence, the true spirit of necro taken to its musical extremes.

Out today via Metal Blade Records, "The Whole of the Law" marries all of the two-piece's trademark ferocity and against-all-reason-catchiness with a reinvigorated sense of focus and insane hatred. Check out a full album stream below.

1. The Nameless Dread
2. Depravity Favours the Bold
3. Hold Your Children Close and Pray for Oblivion
4. We Will Fucking Kill You
5. ...So We Can Die Happy
6. In Flagrante Delicto
7. And You Will Beg for Our Secrets
8. Extravaganza!
9. On Being a Slave
10. The Great Spectator
11. Of Horror, and the Black Shawls
12. Powerslave (Bonus Track)
13. Man at C&A (Bonus Track) More...

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Turbo Shokk Drops The Hammer With New Song

Heavy metal is dying an inglorious death, and it can only be saved by one thing: 100% true hair metal glory!

"Get Radical" is exactly what the doctor ordered to save a flailing scene, helping you re-live the glory of the 80s with songs titles such as "Sexth Sense," "Rock Hard," and "Get It Up."

Forget politics, Satan, melancholy prog meandering, the Cascadian wilderness, or any nonsense that's not pure fun, and instead "Get Radical" with this new album dropping December 2nd. Ahead of the release date we've got a killer new premiere of opening track "Put The Hammer Down" - check it out below, and be sure to pre-order the album right here.

1. Put the Hammer Down
2. Get It Up
3. Can't Chain Me Down
4. Thou Shalt Rock
5. Backstage Betty
6. Strip Sin City
7. Shokk 'n' Roll
8. Powersmasher
9. Sexth Sense
10. Rock Hard
11. I'm Gonna Love You More...

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Mors Principium Est Issues Second Album 6 Report

Finnish based melodic death metal act Mors Principium Est released the second part in a studio diary series for the recordings of the upcoming, yet untitled, six full length studio release. The album is expected to drop sometime in 2017 via AFM Records.

In the second episode, U.K. based guitarist Andy Gillion unites with his band mates to record the album. Check it out here:

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Vader Unleashes The "Angels Of Steel"

Polish death metal veterans Vader released a lyric video for the new song "Angels of Steel." The song is the opening cut from the new album "The Empire," which is due out on November 4th via Nuclear Blast.

The track listing is:

1. Angels of Steel
2. Tempest
3. Prayer to the God of War (song streaming here)
4. Iron Reign
5. No Gravity
6. Genocidius
7. The Army-Geddon
8. Feel My Pain
9. Parabellum (song streaming here)
10. Send Me Back to Hell

Check out "Angels Of Steel" here: More...

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Civil War Issues Second Preview For New Album

Swedish metal generals Civil War will issue the third full length album "The Last Full Measure" on November 4th, 2016 via Napalm Records. Today, the band posted the second preview teaser for the release, which you can check out in the player below.

In keeping with the Michael Shaara/Jeffrey Shaara inspired Civil War Trilogy novel series, the album's title is the culmination of "The Killer Angels" and "Gods & Generals."

The album track list is as follows:

1. Road To Victory (see lyric video here)
2. Deliverance
3. Savannah
4. Tombstone
5. America
6. A Tale That Never Should Be Told
7. Gangs Of New York
8. Gladiator
9. People Of The Abyss
10. The Last Full Measure
11. Strike Hard Strike Sure (Bonus Track)
12. Aftermath (Bonus Track)

Check out the clip here: More...

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High Fighter Recalls "Darkest Days"

Hamburg-based sludge laden power doom band High Fighter issued a new music video for the song "Darkest Days." The song appears on the latest album "Scars & Crosses," issued back in June via Svart Records.

In the typical High Fighter manner, this new video comes like the previous visual works of the band, in a 100% DIY production. Fuzzy, dark, lots of headbanging, and with a wild soundmix of bluesy stoner riffs, screams you will feel to your bone

As vocalist Mona Miluski explains, "Since we're releasing this video today, exactly two years ago when we unveiled the band to the public and released our first EP that day, so many great moments, shows, new friends and experiences followed for us, I see this new video for 'Darkest Days' as some cool and trippin' summary of two more-than-amazing years of our short and young band history already. Our bassist Constantin again did such great job on the video! He edited it all by himself, and it's again a pure do-it-yourself production. We used several live footage from our shows the past two years, and took some behind the scenes from tours and when we've been on the road. It's a very dark track and video but More...

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Luca Turilli's Rhapsody Posts New Release Preview

Luca Turilli's Rhapsody released a preview clip for the upcoming re-release of "Prometheus, Symphonia Ignis Divinus," the first studio album in music history to be remixed in Dolby Atmos.

Renowned producer/mixing engineer Chris Heil (David Bowie, Bryan Adams, Scorpions) took the band's latest studio album and mixed the entire masterpiece in Dolby Atmos - the mindblowing result will be submitted for the 2017 Grammy nominations.

The finished product, entitled "Prometheus, The Dolby Atmos Experience + Cinematic And Live," will also include two full live shows andwill be released December, 9th via Nuclear Blast.

The track listing for the release is:

Blu-ray – "Prometheus – The Dolby Atmos Experience" (Audio Blu-ray!):

01. Nova Genesis (Ad Splendorem Angeli Triumphantis)
02. Il Cigno Nero
03. Rosenkreuz (The Rose And The Cross)
04. Anahata
05. Il Tempo Degli Dei
06. One Ring To Rule Them All
07. Notturno
08. Prometheus
09. King Solomon And The 72 Names Of God
10. Yggdrasil
11. Of Michael The Archangel And Lucifer’s Fall Part II: Codex Nemesis More...

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Lancer Releases "Mastery" Trailer Clip

Swedish power metal act Lancer posted the first in a series of trailer clips leading up to the release of the new album "Majesty." Details on the album are still forthcoming, but the release date will be January 13th via Nuclear Blast Records.

Lancer recently released a lyric video for the album's first single "Iscariot," which you can check out over at this location.

In the first preview clip, the give you an introduction. Check it out here:

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Maschine Releases "Megacyma" Lyric Clip

U.S. progressive act Maschine released a lyric video for the new song "Megacyma." Check it out below. The song is taken from the sophomore album "Naturalis," set to drop on November 18th via InsideOutMusic.

The track list for "Naturalis" is:

1. Resistance
2. Night and Day (song streaming here).
3. Make Believe
4. Hidden In Plain Sight
5. A New Reality
6. Megacyma
7. Eyes Pt.2 (Live in Veruno) (Bonus Track)
8. Rubidium (Live in Veruno) (Bonus Track)

Check out "Megacyma" here: More...

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Hevidence Releases A "Miracle"

Hevidence (f/k/a Evidence) - the brainchild of Italian guitar player Diego Reali (ex-DGM) - is streaming a new track from the upcoming debut album "Nobody's Fault." Check out "Miracle" in the player below. "Nobody's Fault" is set for release on December 1st via Frontiers Music srl.

Hevidence offers a mature and personal vision of hard rock and metal with a style reminiscent of the classic Official Yngwie Malmsteen albums mixed with power metal and melodic hard rock influences (think early Europe).

The track listing for “Nobody’s Fault” is:

1. Dig In The Night (see music video here)
2. Nobody' Fault
3. Miracle
4. So Unkind
5. Ave Maria
6. Overdrive
7. I Want More
8. Out Of This Time
9. Pack Your Bags
10. All I Ever Needed
11. Note

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Morbid Messiah Signs To Godz Ov War Productions

Morbid Messiah, true death metal from Mexico, are the latest band to sign with Poland's Godz ov War Productions. the band will issue the debut EP "In the Name of True Death Metal," in January 2017. The exact date will be announced soon.

Formed in 2015, this young, but rotten band, conjures a blend of morbid sounds and feelings in the style of L.A.'s Sadistic Intent combined with the Autopsy. The EP will be issued as a cassette and digital download.

For a taste of true death metal, check out "Putrid Voices" in the player below.

The track list for "In the Name of True Death Metal" is:

1. Intro
2. I am Your Lord
3. Putrid Voices
4. Sacrificed for Worship
5. From Human to Fiend
6. Condemned to Hell Sores
7. Legions of Death More...

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Teethgrinder Releases New Song Stream

Dutch grindcore act Teethgrinder is streaming another new song from the upcoming new album "Nihilism." Check out "The Pain Exceeds The Fear" in the player below.

"Nihilism" drops on November 18th via Lifeforce Records. Pre-orders for the album can be made at this location.

The track list for "Nihilism" is:

1. Somnambulant
2. The Soil Has A Thirst For Blood
3. Isolation
4. The Pain Exceeds The Fear
5. Force Fed Thoughts
6. Carnist
7. Sicarius (song streaming here)
8. Pale Flowers
9. Bite The Hand That Feeds

Check out "The Pain Exceeds The Fear" here: More...

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Kreator Reveals Details Of "Gods Of Violence"

German thrash titans Kreator have revealed the cover artwork and release details for the upcoming new album "Gods Of Violence." The 14th studio album is set to be released on January 27th worldwide via Nuclear Blast Records.

"Gods Of Violence" was recorded under the watchful eyes of producer Jens Bogren (Opeth, Amon Amarth, Katatonia) who also mixed the record at renowned Fascination Street Studios. Mastering was done by Tony Lindgren, also at Fascination Street Studios.

Commented Kreator mastermind Mille Petrozza: "'Gods Of Violence' was the very first song that I wrote for this album, and it stuck to me as the title track. It contains everything that Kreator is known for and it will blow your minds. I promise!"

The cover artwork was created by renowned artist Jan Meininghaus, who also made the limited edition artwork for KREATOR's last album, ‘Phantom Antichrist’ (2012) and has lent his talents to bands like Bolt Thrower, Accept and Overkill in the past. View the intimidating artwork below.

Regarding the artwork Petrozza added:"The cover of is a perfect reflection of my lyrical vision. I think this is Jan Meininghaus' best work so far." More...

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Sepulchral Curse Debuts New Song

Finnish black/death metal act Sepulchral Curse premieres a new song entitled "Disrupting Lights of Extinction", taken from the upcoming new EP "At the Onset of Extinction", which will be out in stores December 15 via Transcending Obscurity Records.

Check out now "Disrupting Lights of Extinction" below.

Explains drummer/backing vocalist Tommi Ilmanen: More...

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Scissorfight Debuts Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Death n' roll outfit Scissorfight premieres the pre-release full-album stream of the band's new EP "Chaos Country", due out in stores later today via Salt Of The Earth Records.

Check out now "Chaos Country" in its entirety below.

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Slegest Premieres New Song & Music Video

Former Vreid guitarist Ese's black metal band Slegest premieres a new song and music video titled "I Fortida Sitt Lys", taken from the upcoming new album "Vidsyn", which will be out in stores November 4 via Dark Essence Records. The new album was recorded in Conclave & Earshot Studio and Systrond Studio with Bjørnar E. Nilsen (Vulture Industries) and frontman Ese as producers. Nilsen mixed the album, and it was mastered by Herbrand Larsen (Enslaved). It also features Grutle Kjellson (Enslaved) on the track "Som i eit endelikt".

Check out now "I Fortida Sitt Lys" below.

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Holy Grail Posts Graphic New Music Video

Holy Grail posts a new graphic music video for "Those Who Will Remain", taken from the band's latest album "Times of Pride and Peril", out in stores now via Prosthetic Records. The clip tells the tale of a murderous merch guy...

Check out now "Those Who Will Remain" below.

Says the band of its decision to now release the video: More...

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Zao Debuts New Song "A Well-Intentioned Virus"

Zao debuts a new song entitled "A Well-Intentioned Virus", taken from the upcoming album "The Well-Intentioned Virus", which will be out in stores December 09th on the band's own label Observed/Observer Recordings.

Check out now "A Well-Intentioned Virus" below.

States vocalist Dan Weyandt: More...

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Vanishing Life (Quicksand, Etc) Premieres New Song

Vanishing Life (Quicksand, etc.) premieres a new song entitled "Thinking Is Weightless", taken from the upcoming debut album "Surveillance", due out in stores November 11th through Dine Alone. The lineup features:

Vocals/guitars – Walter Schreifels (Quicksand/Rival Schools, etc.)
Guitars – Zach Blair (Rise Against)
Bass – Autry Fulbright (…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead)
Drums – Jamie Miller (Bad Religion, …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead)

Check out now "Thinking Is Weightless" below.

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