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Metal News for December 3, 2011

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10 news articles posted on this day.

Typhonic Age Streaming New Demo Release

Raw, old school black metal act Typhonic Age has posted a new demo online titled "Misanthropic Wrath." The three tracks from the demo are available for streaming via the player below, or through the Typhonic Age Bandcamp page here.

The track listing is as follows:

1. Procreating the Archetype
2. Therionic Wolfhowl
3. Ahriman Ascendent

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Degrade Incinerate Streaming Song Online

Davao City, Philippines based brutal death metal act Degrade Incinerate has posted a song online for streaming titled "Female Pregnant Disposal." Check out the song in the player below, or find more more Degrade Incinerate tracks available online by navigating to the band's MySpace or Facebook pages.

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Fallen Captive Streaming "Fallout" Track

Cleveland, OH's Fallen Captive has posted a track online from the band's new EP "Edge of Collapse." You can listen to the song "Fallout" in the player below. Fallen Captive also commented on an upcoming show in Cleveland at Peabody's:

"Check us out with Miss May I, Pierce The Veil, Woe, Is Me, The Amity Affliction, and letlive Wednesday December 7th!!! We're looking forward to jammin out to a new crowd!!!"

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Steel Panther Posts Guitar Instructional Video

Guitar World has posted a video clip of Satchel from Steel Panther showing how to play a guitar segment from the song "17 Girls in a Row," which can be viewed below. The track is taken off the new Steel Panther album "Balls Out" (reviewed here). Guitar World also commented on the clip:

"Today's lick is a ripping glam-metal solo from Satchel of the band Steel Panther. It's a portion of his solo from '17 Girls in a Row,' off the album 'Balls Out,' and features a glitzy raked bend followed by some descending tapped pull-offs and hammer-ons, which cascade down a modified pentatonic scale."

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Opprobrium Posts "Massacre Of The Unborn"

Opprobrium has posted an alternate version of the "Massacre of the Unborn" track online, which is available below. The band also commented:

"Hello friends, here's a different version of the song 'Massacre Of The Unborn' which was recorded during the 'Discerning Forces' album sessions in Brazil exclusively for the 'Death...is just the beginning' Vol. VI compilation series on Nuclear Blast Records and supposedly a Japanese bonus track for the 'D.F.' album (done by request of Markus Staiger, owner of Nuclear Blast as he also visited the studio during production, so we decided to record "Massacre Of The Unborn").

"Like the 'Discerning Forces' album, this track was also produced by the legendary German producer/engineer Harris Johns (Kreator, Sodom, Voivod, Whiplash, etc.). Not a whole lot of people knows about this version, so we decided to post it here for you guys, enjoy it!" More...

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Astral Winter Writing New Album

Black metal act Astral Winter has issued the following brief update about writing the follow-up to the "Winter Enthroned" album (reviewed here):

"Nearly finished writing the next album 'Forest Of Silence' only half a song left to go. Also going to do another cover song soon, 'Our Dawn Of Glory' by one of my favourite bands Vinterland."

Astral Winter has also posted a cover of the Dissection song "Thorns Of Crimson Death," which is available below, or you can find the band's previously posted cover of the Chrono Trigger "Frog" theme at this location.

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Dawn Of Disease Drops Off Hatefest Tour

Dawn of Disease has issued the following announcement about dropping off the Hatefest tour and gearing up to enter the studio:

"Hey DoD-maniacs! After being very busy during the last weeks we finally have news for you: First of all we must tell you that that we unfortunately had to cancel the Hatefest Extreme Tour with Kataklysm and Co. due to unforeseen circumstances.

"We will be replaced by Lost Dreams from Austria. But there are also some good news: As you may have heard we booked the studio for the beginning of next year!

"Again we will enter the Soundlodge Studio to record our second full-length album together with Jörg Uken. We are already looking forward to it and you can prepare for a huge portion of Death fucking Metal! The title of the album will be revealed soon.

"Last but not least we are proud to announce that we are confirmed for Extremefest in Germany, Austria and Switzerland next year! It will be really great to share the stage with bands like almighty Cannibal Corpse and Exodus. Here is the current flyer: More...

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Netherbird Offering New EP As Free Download

Sweden's Netherbird officially released the new EP "Abysmal Allure" on December 1st, and now the band is offering an MP3 version of the EP for free download. Click here to get your copy. The track listing is as follows:

1. Myosotis Scorpioides (intro)
2. Abysmal Allure
3. Swedish Sadness (Sorrow's My Vessel)
4. Born Defiant

You can also check out Netherbird's currently announced 2012 tour dates by heading over to this location. More...

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Motley Crue To Become Las Vegas House Band

Motley Crue has announced that it will be taking up a steady gig in Las Vegas for the month of February. The band will be performing a test run of twelve shows at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Casino between Feb 3rd through the 19th. This will be the first metal "house" band in Las Vegas, a town known for steady residency gigs of other types of musical performers such as Toni Braxton, Elton John and Bette Midler. The band made the announcement on the Piers Morgan show, and had the following quotes to say: More...

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Biohazard Announces Tour Dates

In support of the new record "Reborn in Defiance," Brooklyn hardcore metal band Biohazard will be embarking on a tour early in 2012. That album, which will be the last to contain the vocals of original departing frontman Evan Seinfeld, will be released on January 20th. Biohazard has yet to pick a replacement for him.


Biohazard U.S. tour dates:

01/15 Albany, NY, Bogie’s
01/17 New York, NY, Gramercy Theatre
02/08 Syracuse, NY, Station 58
02/09 Portland, ME, Asylum
02/10 Worcester, MA, The Palladium
02/11 Poughkeepsie, NY, The Chance
02/14 Pittsburgh, PA, Diesel
02/15 Richmond, VA, Kingdom
02/16 Towson, MD, Recher Theatre
02/17 Sayreville, NJ, Starland Ballroom

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