Metal News for December 10, 2011
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11 news articles posted on this day.
Sepultura frontman Derrick Green shared a harrowing experience he had when the band was onroute to play a gig at the Hellraiser in Leipzig, Germany yesterday. He put the following photos and captions on his Facebook page about the driver's unfortunate parking accident, which dented the fuselage near his bus bunk. "This happened right next to my bed!! Let me tell you this is a hell of a way to wake up in the morning!!! The driver had some parking problems." An hour later, Derrick updated his status by putting a photo of the fixed bus with this caption: "Like magic it's all fixed!! Now everyone is high from the glue that was used to fix the window!!" More...
Daemonicus has posted a new song online titled "The Grandeur of Total Termination," which can be heard through the player below. The band also commented:
"We are proud to present to you, a world premiere - a track from Daemonicus forthcoming second full length album - DEADWORK
"Enjoy this dark and deadly track at Myspace or at Soundcloud. Daemonicus - The Grandeur Of Total Termination. Feel free to spread this fucker all around the globe!"
Metallica has posted a third previously unreleased song from it's 2008 "Death Magnetic" sessions. This rough-mix version of "Hell and Back" follows the other two songs that Metallica has released from it's sessions, "Hate Train" and "Just a Bullet Away." They debuted the song onstage at the Fillmore last night. More...
Ottawa-based death metal maniacs Accursed Spawn have released "Stabbed in the Dick" on the group's bandcamp page for free download, which can be accessed here or through the player below.
The track, which is the first song from Accursed Spawn's forthcoming EP, "Engendering a Sociopath," was recorded at CKCU studios alongside engineer/producer Dave Sarazin (Fuck the Facts, Dr. Wily and the Robot Masters).
Nunfuckritual set loose the new album "In Bondage to the Serpent" in October via Debemur Morti Productions, and the band is now streaming a near nine-minute long track from the release. Check out the song "Christotokos" via the SoundCloud player below, or you can find Metalunderground.com's review of the full album here.
Tallahassee sludge band Dickkicker has just completed a two month south-central tour of the U.S. in November and has put out a EP with a trio of songs, aptly titled "3 Songs." These were all tracks that Dickkicker initally intended to put on split albums with other bands, but decided to release together on an EP. More...
Russian funeral doom band Comatose Vigil has returned after a five year hiatus with a new album, "Fuimus Non Sumus," which marks the first new material since the band's debut "Narcosis." Although the line-up had changed in the past years, Comatose Vigil is back with the same line-up as the debut album. Below are three songs it's streaming from the new one. More...
Dead by Wednesday has posted a music video online for the song "God Like Feeling," which is off the band's latest album "The Last Parade." Check out the video clip below.
Dead by Wednesday also has several Northeast U.S. shows coming in December/January. Details are as follows:
Fri 12/23/11 – Cambridge, MA – Middle East Upstairs
Fri 12/30/11 – Waterbury CT – House of Metal
Sat 1/14/12 – Franklin, NH – The MEETINGhouse
Sat 1/21/12 – Worcester MA – The Raven
Sun 1/22/12 – Worcester MA – Tammany Hall
2/10/12 - New Haven CT – Toads Place
Finland's Soulfallen has issued the following announcement about releasing a new album in early 2012:
"Big news! It makes us extremely proud to announce that our new album 'The Promise of Hell' will be released on January 18th 2012! It will be released by our own label 'Grave New Music' and distributed by Inverse Records/Supersounds (Finland), Plastic Head (UK), Bertus (Holland), Sound Pollution (Sweden), Disk Union (Japan), The End Records (USA), Rebeat (Austria), Non Stop (Switzerland), and LSP/MetalZone (Belgium). The cover art for 'The Promise of Hell' was made by Maija Ranka (www.maijaranka.com) and will look as follows.
"For your first real taste of Hell, a teaser of the new album is now available (see below) that features music from all the songs from 'The Promise of Hell'. Later this month we will also release the new track 'Dead and Dying' as the first official single.
"The new album will be the final part of a trilogy, the closing of a chapter. It will bear the trademark sound of Soulfallen with some new flavours directly from the ever-burning kitchens of Hell. The story will continue where Grave New World left off: at the burial of the world. Something has gone terribly wrong and life has united with death in a way never seen before. Humanity is not allowed rest but trapped in a Hell where even death cannot save those already dead. Expect one Hell of a journey into an inferno of soul tearing sadness, unearthly ires and all the creatures caught in between. More...
New Zealand black metallers Winter Deluge have posted a track online titled "Scathe Wrought by the Will of Nature" off their upcoming debut album "As the Earth Fades into Obscurity." Check out the song below.
"As the Earth Fades into Obscurity" is due for release on January 21st, 2012 and can be pre-ordered by contacting email@example.com.
Italian doom metal band Abysmal Grief has put out a new 12", "Foetor Funereus Mortuorom," on Horror Records. It features two new songs from the band, who are currently writing new material for a full-length as well. Check out Abysmal Grief's recent official video for "Crypt of Horror," which comes off the second album "Misfortune." More...