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Metal News for October 4, 2014

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9 news articles posted on this day.

Full Throttle Baby Releases New EP

Chrome Division fans, it's your lucky day: hard rocking underground outfit Full Throttle Baby has released a new EP titled "Full Throttle Baby Vol. 2," which can be heard below or picked up over at the group's Bandcamp page here. The track listing is as follows:

1. Blue Balls
2. Don't Touch My Moped
3. Surfin'
4. Take Your Teeth Back
5. Try Again More...

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The Skull Streaming "Till The Sun Turns Black"

"Till The Sun Turns Black," a brand new song from The Skull - featuring original Trouble members vocalist Eric Wagner and drummer Jeff “Oly” Olson, alongside longtime former Trouble bassist Ron Holzner and guitarists Lothar Keller and Matt Goldsborough (Pentagram) - is now available for streaming.

The track is taken from the band's debut album, "For Those Which Are Asleep," due for release worldwide on Tuesday, November 4th via Tee Pee Records. The track listing is as follows:

01. Trapped Inside My Mind
02. The Touch Of Reality
03. Sick Of It All
04. The Door
05. Send Judas Down
06. A New Generation
07. Till The Sun Turns Black
08. For Those Which Are Asleep
09. Sometime Yesterday Mourning
10. The Last Judgment More...

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Witchmaster Posts Album Trailer

Witchmaster was born in 1996 with an aim to play extreme metal the way it was meant to be: raw, violent and filthy.

With Inferno (of Behemoth) returning to the band after some ten years of absence, the group is back with fifth album "Antichristus Ex Utero," due out October 28th, 2014.

The album was recorded during the Summer of 2013 in Progresja studio, Warsaw. A trailer is available below, and the track listing is as follows:

1. Antichristus Ex Utero
2. Fire Starts From The Mouth
3. Black Leather
4. Attack and Release
5. Master of Confusion
6. Caricature of Humanity
7. When Will It All End
8. She Said Red
9. Demon of Obliteration
10. Black Goat Sacrifice
11. ...And It Burns More...

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Divine Era Posts New Single

California heavy metal trio Divine Era is wrapping up work on a third album, and now the band has released a single titled "Vanity Of Vanities."

The new single can be heard below, and "Vanity Of Vanities" also features Kevin Talley on drums. To hear more from the band, head over to the Divine Era Facebook profile here.

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Star Ark Releases New EP

Star Ark - the new metal project from Neil Flavelle that also features Anathema's Daniel Cardoso on selected tracks - just released the "God Complex Avatar" EP, which can be downloaded for free at Bandcamp. You can stream the release below, and the track listing is as follows:

1. Prey 05:14
2. Lunavore 07:34
3. He's Got A Great Job 03:16
4. The Human Clone 05:33
5. Mars Attacks 05:58
6. Evacuate 01:53 More...

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Destroying Divinity Streaming Songs From New Album

Death metal unit Destroying Divinity unleashed fourth album "Hollow Dominion" on September 30th via Lavadome Productions.

Today you can stream three tracks off the release. Hear "The Eternity Guardians," "Burning Divine Domination," and "Empire Of Emptiness" below. The full album's track listing is as follows:

1. The Eternity Guardians
2. Burning Divine Domination
3. Scent of Death
4. Empire of Emptiness
5. Suffering Redemption
6. Defleshed Skeleton
7. Sinful Omens
8. Inner Slavery More...

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Emit Streaming "Beneath Carvings Linger"

Crucial Blast is preparing "Spectre Music Of An Antiquary," the out-of-print 2012 album from U.K. ambient black metal entity Emit, to be reintroduced to the population at the end of October. The label comments:

"The latest album of murky graveyard ambience, deranged synth, phantasmic dread and ritualistic black drift from this cult U.K. outfit, their first in nearly ten years is surrealistic, spectral music and nocturnal delirium transmitted from beyond the veil and steeped in the mysteries of old Britain, like some twisted, eldritch fusion of Fabio Frizzi, In Umbra Malitiae Ambulabo-era Abruptum, and 80's darkwave.

"A must-hear for anyone into the murky surrealistic blackness of artists like Reverorum ib Malacht (a band that has shared members with Emit in the past), Yoga, Occultation, Uno Actu, Utarm, and Dapnom."

No Clean Singing is hosting one of the album's bizarre, all-consuming passages. The seventh in this haunting ten chapter manifesto, "Beneath Carvings Linger," can be heard below.

"Spectre Music Of An Antiquary" will be available from Crucial Blast via digital download and digipak CD on October 28th. More...

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FunGoneWrong Joining Psychostick On Tour

FunGoneWrong is confirmed to join Psychostick on a Fall run across the U.S. later this month. The North American tour is set to open October 31st in Cherry Valley, IL at the Take 20 and will run through November 23rd.

FunGoneWrong has been tearing up the stages from the recent Uproar Festival to the Ride For Dime in Nashville this past week. You can check out a music video for "Cry Me A River" single below, and catch the band live on these dates:

10/31 – Take 20 Bar & Grill Cherry Valley, IL
11/01 – Q and Z Expo Center Ringle, WI
11/03 – Cheers Pub South Bend, IN
11/04 – Agora Ballroom Cleveland, OH
11/06 – Offsides Bar & Grill Woodstock, IL
11/07 – Piere’s Entertainment Ctr Fort Wayne, IN
11/08 – The Machine Shop Flint, MI
11/09 – BT Theatre Erie, PA
11/12 – Revolution Amityville, NY
11/13 – The Venue Nightclub South Burlington, VT
11/14 – 1150 Oak Bar & Grill Cranston, RI
11/15 – Blue Fox Billiards Winchester, VA
11/16 – Reverb Reading, PA
11/18 – Bocca Live Milford, OH
11/19 – Pop’s Sauget, IL
11/20 – Rock 3405 Joplin, MO
11/21 – Shamrocks Pub & Grill Omaha, NE
11/22 – Aftershock Merriam, KS
11/23 – The Castle Theatre Bloomington, IL More...

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Onslaught Releases New Music Video

As a preview of what to expect on the upcoming "Thrash Invasion" North American tour, Onslaught today releases a music video for "66 Fucking 6," which comes off the "VI" album and can be seen below.

It was also recently announced that Onslaught vocalist Sy Keeler will sit out the US / Canada tour due to his son’s health issues, and Neil Turbin - known for his vocal work on the Anthrax album "Fistful of Metal" - will fill in for Sy during this tour. Dates for the trek are as follows:

23-oct Brooklyn, New York, Saint Vitus
24-oct Cambridge, Massachusetts, Middle East Club
25-oct Long Branch, New Jersey, The Brighton Bar
26-oct Peterborough, New Hampshire, The Wreck Room
28-oct Chicago, Illinois, Reggie's
29-oct Indianapolis, Indiana, The Headquarters
30-oct Lakewood, Ohio, The Foundry
31-oct Columbus, Ohio, The Alrosa Villa
01-nov Rochester, New York, The Bug Jar
02-nov Trenton, New Jersey, The Backstage at The Championship Bar
03-nov Springfield, Virginia, Empire
04-nov Hartford, Connecticut, Webster Underground
05-nov Albany, New York, Bogie's
06-nov Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, La Salle Multi
07-nov Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Hard Luck
08-nov Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Mavericks
09-nov Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Le Petit Campus
11-nov Kingston, Canada, Mansion
12-nov Detroit, Michigan, The Token Lounge
13-nov Cudahy, Wisconsin, The Metal Grill
14-nov Spring Lake Park, Minnesota, Pov's 65
15-nov Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Zoo Cabaret
16-nov Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Palomino's
17-nov Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, The Pawn Shop
18-nov Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Red Room
19-nov Seattle, Washington, Studio Seven
20-nov Spokane, Washington, The Hop
21-nov Victoria, B.C., Canada, The V-Lounge
22-nov Portland, Oregon, Tonic Lounge
23-nov San Francisco, California, The DNA Lounge
24-nov Anaheim, California, Orange County Music Hall
25-nov Mesa, Arizona, Club Red
26-nov Hollywood, California, Whisky a Go Go More...

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