Metal News for November 16, 2013
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16 news articles posted on this day.
Austria's Outrage (not to be confused with the various other bands of the same name from Germany, Australia, and Canada) will release new album "Brutal Human Bastard" on November 29th, 2013 via Massacre Records.
You can also check out the song "At The Abyss" in the player below. The album's track listing is as follows:
2. Cryptic Time
4. Days Of Disorder
5. Mexican Standoff
6. At The Abyss
7. Pissing Roadside
8. Down From The Silence
9. Won’t You Be My Flesh
11. Negative Creep
Quebec heathen black metal outfit Valknacht has posted the "Sacrifice" single online, which can be heard below.
The track is taken from the band's upcoming third album "Le Sacrifice D'ymir," due out March 2014 on CD and digital formats. For more info on Valknacht, head over to the band's Facebook profile.
U.K. outfit Heaven's Basement performed a cover of Lada Gaga's "Do What You Want" for BBC Radio 1.
Check out footage of the band playing the cover song below. You can also watch the group's lyric video for "I Am Electric" at this location.
Finland's Re-Armed has posted the following message online about inking a new record deal and heading out on tour:
"We are proud to announce that we have signed deal with Eternal Sound Records from Germany. The second album, 'Rottendam' comes out 10th of January 2014 in Europe! We will also make our first headline tour to United Kingdom with local rising metal act Wretched Soul! As guys from Wretched Soul said, 'No sleep ´til South Sea!'"
Catch the band live with Wretched Soul:
16th November - Gasworks, Bradford
17th November - Surya, London
18th November - Fuel Rock Club, Cardiff
19th November - The Unicorn, London
20th November - B2, Norwich
21st November - Scruffy Murphys, Birmingham
22nd November - Shades Nightclub, Bridlington
23rd November - South Sea Live, Sheffield More...
Gothenburg's Mandown has released a new music video for the band's debut single "Same Old Streets." Check it out below. Mandown consists of:
Vocals - Hampus Högdahl
Bass - Max Johansson
Guitar - Oscar Allgulander
Drums - Oliver Lundin
Lima, Peru's black/thrash act Sordid has released a demo album online for streaming. You can download the tracks for free at Bandcamp or hear the songs below. The track listing is as follows:
1. Sadistic Desire 04:32
2. Merciless 05:27
3. Evil Invaders (Cover) 03:44
4. Red Death 04:01
5. Echoes 04:54 More...
Living Sacrifice's latest album "Ghost Thief" is out now, and you can read our review right here. Now the band has posted a new studio webside showing the creation of the album, which is available below.
Living Sacrifice was also recently covered in our "Sunday Old School" column. Check it out at this location.
Folk metal outfit Trollwar has posted a teaser trailer online for new album "Earthdawn Groves," which can be viewed below. The album was recorded, mastered, and mixed by Jean-Sylvain Tardif and Stéphane Dufour at EmPhase Studio and the track listing is as follows:
2. A Tale Of Greed
4. Book Of The Damned
5. Set Sail To The North
7. Earthdawn Groves
8. An Hymn for the vanquished
9. The Fallen
10. Epilogue (Frozen land)
Karelian black metal band Voivotus has posted the full "7" album online for streaming. Listen to the release in the player below, and then pick up your own digital copy via Bandcamp here. The "7" track listing is as follows:
1. Užmanankoski 06:52
2. Hiisi 08:08
3. Oja 11:17
4. Kalmui 05:31
5. Yönselgäh 04:39
6. Hengi 01:09
7. Huondesvalgei 05:41 More...
This week independent label Foreign Sounds has resurrected "The Newest Youth Rebellion," the punishing, sole LP from defunct South Carolina act Index For Potential Suicide.
The band's brief but potent romp through the pre-Y2K underground yielded one 7", a split 7" and this one LP over a year and a half of existence, making "The Newest Youth Rebellion" the act's swansong release.
Founding Index For Potential Suicide member Christopher Ashley has just re-released "The Newest Youth Rebellion" in a limited deluxe vinyl edition via his own DIY label, Foreign Sounds. Boasting new/updated artwork by Ashley, entertaining new liner notes on the band's lineage, a remake of the original poster and a digital download card, the 2013 version is out now in a strict run of 400 copies.
Southampton heavy metal act Toledo Steel has posted the song "Black Widow" online, which comes off the band's self-titled EP. Give it a listen below.
The EP contains the songs "Black Widow," "Alcatraz," and "Flames Arise" and can be ordered at this location.
Sevared Records is finally picking up the newest album from Russian slam band Cannibalistic Infancy, releasing its second album "Dominant Inhumanity." The Moscow band had released a limited pressing of the album earlier in the year on Soulflesh Collector records. Stream the title track from the release below, with other uploads available off the album over on youtube.
Austin, Texas heavies Dead Earth Politics have posted the first installment of Metal On Metal!, a new addition to the band's website where DEP meet with members of other bands for a series of video interviews. The inaugural post sees DEP vocalist Ven chatting with Kyle "Gumby" Gunther of Battlecross fame. Check it out at the following link and below.
Dead Earth Politics recently entered Droplink Studios with engineer Josh Woodhouse to record the follow-up to 2010's acclaimed "The Weight of Poseidon." The results of their work will be released in the form of an EP later this year.
Death metal pioneers Master have chosen "Another Suicide" as the newest streaming single off their latest release "The Witchhunt." Master's landmark 12th album, "The Witchhunt," was released September 27th on German death metal label FDA Rekotz and features 11 brand new tracks of classic and catchy death metal played with the intensity and attitude that Master fans have come to rely upon over the years. To stream "Another Suicide," go to the bottom of the article.
Master just wrapped up a massive European tour that kept the band on the road for nearly a month in support of "The Witchhunt." After a brief period of downtime, the Paul Speckmann-led trio will head back on the road, this time with Belgian deathsquad Dehuman and Hanged as support acts. Footage taken from the Halloween gig at Club New York in Vilnius, Lithuania has been posted here.
MASTER w/ DEHUMAN and HANGED tour dates:
12/06 @ SVJH Ost - Wolfsburg, Ger. w/ Bones, Disemboweled, Bregraven *
12/07 @ K17 - Berlin, Ger. Nocturnus Festival - www.facebook.com/nocturnus.fest *
12/12 @ Havana, Skopje, Mac.
12/14 @ Klub Mini Teatr - Osijek, Cro.
12/15 @Gun Club - Beograd, Ser.
12/16 @8Ball Club - Sofia, Bul.
12/17 @TBA - Sibiu, Rom.
12/18 @TBA - Cluj-Napoca, Rom.
12/19 @Private Hell Club - Bucharest, Rom.
* - No Dehuman & Hanged
Birmingham-based rockers Bovine have released the official music video for "Thank Fuck I Ain't You," taken from the album "The Sun Never Sets On The British Empire." The video was debuted by Britian's Rock Sound and can be seen below. "The Sun Never Sets On The British Empire" was released in April on FDA Rekotz and the band just wrapped up a successful tour of the UK with Antlered Man.
Guitarists Tobias Alter and Mark Walther of German death metal unit Spheron have posted a play-through video of the song "Saturnian Satellites" off the band's most recently release, "Ecstasy of God." The video features the duo running through a guitar-only, instrumental version of the song that showcases their melodic and tech-inspired technique and skilled twin-axe attack. Check it out below.
"Ecstasy of God" was released this summer on Apostasy Records and was produced together with Christoph Brandes at the Iguana Studios (e.g. Necrophagist, Deadborn, Imperium Dekadenz, etc.). The cover artwork was painted by no other than the famous artist Eliran Kantor, who has already worked with bands like Testament, Hatebreed, Sodom and Atheist.