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Metal News for November 9, 2017

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22 news articles posted on this day.

Sirenia Confirmed For 70000 Tons Of Metal

Norwegian gothic metal act Sirenia are the latest band to be confirmed for the original heavy metal cruise, 70000 Tons Of Metal. This addition takes the list of confirmed bands to 43, with 17 more bands still to be announced. The cruise will set sail from Port Lauderdale, Florida on February 1st and head to the Grand Turk and Caicos Islands and back in a trek that will last until February 5th.

The current list of confirmed bands are as follows:

Aborted
Aeternam
Alestorm
Amberian Dawn
Battle Beast
Benediction
Benighted
Beyond Creation
Cannibal Corpse
Dark Tranquility
Die Apokalyptischen Reiter
Enslaved
Evergrey
Exciter
Freedom Call
Goatwhore
Gyze
In Extremo
Insomnium
Korpiklaani
Kreator
Masterplan
Meshuggah
Metal Church
Naglfar
Necrophobic
Obscura
October Tide
Primal Fear
Rhapsody
Sabaton
Samael
Septicflesh
Sepultura
Sinister
Sirenia
Sonata Arctica
Swallow The Sun
Threshold
Voivod
Witchery
Wolfchant
Wolfheart

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Wvrm To Embark On North American December Tour

Greenville, South Carolina-based outfit Wvrm has announced a run of North American December tour dates supporting their newly unleashed EP, "Can You Hear The Wind Howl".

Deploying six track­s in barely nine minutes, Wvrm's "Can You Hear The Wind Howl" is a brutally-charged and volatile display of metallic grindcore unrest. Wvrm's caustic tones, belittling percussion, and searing vocals coalesce into an onslaught fans of Dead In The Dirt, The Drip, Torch Runner, and similar acts should not pass by. Can You Hear The Wind Howl was recorded at Converse Rubber Tracks, engineered and mixed by Kurt Ballou (Converge, Black Breath, Sect), mastered by Brad Boatright (Integrity, All Pigs Must Die, Nails), completed with artwork by Searing Limb, and released in late September through To Live A Lie Records.

Wvrm's "Can You Hear The Wind Howl" can be streamed in its entirety below:

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Nekrasov Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Australian one man black metal band Nekrasov premieres the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "The Mirror Void", which will be out in stores this Friday via Prosthetic Records.

Check out now "The Mirror Void" in its entirety below.

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Anialator First Single & New EP Details Revealed

Texas legendary thrashers Anialator , which recently released all their entire discography on a CD entitled "Mission of Death" through Xtreem Music, have now inked a deal with the same label, for the release of the long awaited comeback recording in form of a 5-song EP entitled "Rise to Supremacy". Release date for "Rise to Supremacy" will be February 7th, 2018 through Xtreem Music on CD format.

Check out now "Chaos" below.

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Summoner´s Circle Release Debut Music Video

Summoner's Circle, the epic metal band from the USA, released their debut music video for the track “Become None”, from the upcoming full-length album "Tome". This video, originating from the otherworldly denizens of Mercury, successfully captures the essence of the band’s theatrically inspired, occult-infused brand of heavy metal. Shrouded figures, hidden books of lore, ceremonial daggers, human sacrifice and rituals of transformation all accompany the eerily anthemic musical score.

The video was filmed and edited by Norwegian artist Thomas Mortveit, and the music was recorded and produced by Canadian engineer Yanic Bercier at WaveTransform Studios.

Check out now Summoner's Circle "Become None" official music video below.

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Nordheim Premiere New Track "I Wish You Were Beer"

We’re pleased to bring you the premiere of Quebec based folk metal band Nordheim’s new song “I Wish You Were Beer” streaming below. The track is taken from the band’s forthcoming album Rapthor, which is scheduled to be released on November 24th.

The band commented: “You know the feeling you get when you are impaling a busty T-Rex with your giant throbbing errecsword while lightning strikes you and transforms your hand into a fucking laser-cobra? Well this song isn’t close to that but it’s still pretty good.”

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Black Absinthe Debut New Video "The Wild"

Black Absinthe's powerful heavy riffs and bass lines are reminiscent of classic thrash and new wave British heavy metal with a range of progressive to classic rock influence. Surfacing from the basement last year, the Toronto, ON heavy metal trio unleashed their debut album Early Signs Of Denial produced by Sum 41's Dave Baksh (Cross Dog, The Mahones) plus was mixed and mastered by Frank Gryner (Rob Zombie- Hillbilly Deluxe). The album was the band's first professional recording to follow their three self-recorded EPs Live At Coalition (2014), Noise Complaint (2014) and Augusta (2012).

Taking a break from relentless touring of Ontario and Quebec during this summer, the band shot their latest video "The Wild" on the shores of Lake Ontario, inviting friends and fans to join them on a pirate ship where the outcome was rocking the boat, walking the plank and one hell of a party!

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Tombs' US Tour With Crowbar To Begin This Weekend

This weekend, Brooklyn, New York's Tombs will begin a near-three-week run of US dates supporting Crowbar. Set to commence on November 11th and run through December 1st, the band's latest trek follows their recent mini tour with 1349 and labelmates Goatwhore leading to their performance at this year's edition of Ozzfest Meets Knotfest. Additional support will be provided by Incite and Tricounty Terror on select shows. See all confirmed dates below: More...

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Mausoleum Sign To Horror Pain Gore Death Prods.

Horror Pain Gore Death Productions have signed zombie cult Death Metal ghouls Mausoleum and are set to release the deadly double CD collection entitled "Cadaveric Displays from The Funeral" December 1.

Listen to album track "Flesh Fiends" below.

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Aevum To Tour With Orphaned Land In Early 2018

Italian symphonic metal act Aevum's has a huge pleasure to announce that they will be joining the oriental metal pioneers, Orphaned Land, on their “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs” tour in Europe, kicking off on February 24th running through Holland, Germany, UK, France and Spain. See the shows below.

February 24th - Arnhem (NL) - Willem 1
February 25th - Essen (DE) - Turock
February 26th - London (UK) - Underworld
February 27th - Paris (FR) - Petit Bain
February 28th - Nantes (FR) - Ferrailleur
March 2nd - Madrid (ES) - Copernico
March 3rd - Barcelona (ES) - Bovedo
March 4th - Montpellier (FR) - Secret Place
March 6th - Koln (DE) - Jungle
March 7th - Berlin (DE) - Bi Nuu More...

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Marginal Debut New Song "The Violent Way"

We’re pleased to bring you the premiere of Marginal’s new track "The Violent Way". The track is taken from the Belgian grindcore/crust act's forthcoming album "Total Destruction", which is scheduled to be released through Transcending Obscurity Records on December 15th.

Check out now "The Violent Way" below.

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Enoquian Premieres New Song "Destructores Del Ser"

Argentinian blackened death metal band Enoquian premieres a new song entitled "Destructores Del Ser", taken from the upcoming new album "Llamas De Gloria Primera", which will be jointly released on November 25 by Satanath Records (Russia) and Morbid Skull Records (El Salvador).

Check out now "Destructores Del Ser" below.

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Vitriol Debut "Violence, A Worthy Truth"

Portland death dealers Vitriol premiere a new song entitled "Violence, A Worthy Truth", taken from their upcoming debut EP "Pain Will Define Their Death", which will be out in stores November 10.

Check out now "Violence, A Worthy Truth" below.

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Just For Fun

Watch: Shirley Temple Going Death Metal

Watch another excellent mash up by Andy Rehfeldt with vocals done by Dori Kreisz from Hungary. The track got mixed by Grant Cornish at Endless Noise. Music played, and recorded by Rehfeldt himself.

Looks like Shirley Temple had some death metal in her. Well her daughter was also a member of The Melvins briefly, so...

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Impureza Debut Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

French death metal legion Impureza debut the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "La Caída De Tonatiuh", which will be out in stores November 10 through Season of Mist.

Check out now "La Caída De Tonatiuh" in its entirety below.

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Malefic Levitation Premiere New Song

Fresno, California based black/death outfit Malefic Levitation premiere a new song titled "Warlord Rites", taken from their upcoming new album "The Ancient Plague", which will be out in stores November 24 via Sentient Ruin. The album will be released digitally and on cassette, with artwork by Ramona Cortez and Hocob Makc?m, and tape layout by Stephen Wilson.

Check out now "Warlord Rites" below.

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No Amnesty Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Barcelona thrash metal band No Amnesty premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Psychopathy", which will be released on November 14th by Xtreem Music.

Check out now "Psychopathy" in its entirety below.

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Black Sabbath Debuts "N.I.B." Clip From "The End"

Black Sabbath are streaming live footage of “N.I.B.” taken from their upcoming farewell outing, "The End". That effort was shot during the band’s final live show that took place in their hometown of Birmingham, England this past February. "The End" will arrive in stores on November 17th.

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Metal Vocalist First Transgender State Legislator

Democrat Danica Roem earned a seat in Virginia’s House of Delegates. Despite the fact that Roem fronts a metal band (Cab Ride Home) and now sits on a U.S. state’s legislature is notable, Roem is also the first ever openly transgender person elected to such a position in the country.

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Axis Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Axis premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Shift", which will be out in stores this coming Friday, November 10th through Good Fight Music.

Check out now "Shift" in its entirety below.

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Trailer For Agnostic Front Doc Streaming

A trailer for Agnostic Front‘s upcoming new documentary, ‘The Godfathers Of Hardcore‘ is streaming below. Directed by Ian McFarland (Killswitch Engage, Meshuggah), the film was made possible in part by a crowdfunding campaign, which raised $38,531. The film will have it’s premiere this weekend on November 11th as part of the DOC NYC Festival in New York City.

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In Dying Arms Have Broken Up

In Dying Arms are calling it quits, issuing the following statement:

“Wow time surely flew since we formed this group. We’ve created memories and relationships that we will never forget as well as life long friends. It’s tough to put this into works, but this is the final chapter for IDA. More...

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