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Metal News for February 17, 2018

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14 news articles posted on this day.


Destruction Discusses Thrash And Angela Merkel

During this year's 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, I had the pleasure of meeting many bands I grew up listening to, and indeed still listen to regularly. I was able to sit down with one of German thrash metal's most beloved names, Schmier, frontman of one of the Teutonic scene's biggest names, Destruction. During the interview, we spoke about the cruise, the jam session which included Mille Petrozza of fellow German thrash legends, Kreator, the collection of re-recorded material, "Thrash Anthems II" and the current political climate in Europe.

Speaking about the title of the latest album of new material, Schmier stated:

"We're under attack by everything these days. There are no quiet moments because everyone is on their cellphones and checking emails all day. We're under the influence of so many things nowadays. Then of course there's the global situation, there's so many wars. It's the right title for me but also a little controversial." More...

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Susperia Debut Music Video For "My Darkest Moment"

Norway's blackened thrash/heavy metal band Susperia (feat. former Dimmu Borgir, Satyricon and Old Man's Child members) premiere their new music video for the track "My Darkest Moment". The video was filmed by Costin Chioreanu (Twilight 13 Media) and Gina Sandulescu. The song comes from the band's upcoming album "The Lyricist", set to be released on March 16th via Agonia Records. Watch the video below:

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King Witch Premiere New Full-Album Stream

Scotland-based doom metal faction King Witch premiere the full-album stream of the band's brand new album "Under The Mountain", which is out in stores now via Listenable Records.

Check out now "Under The Mountain" in its entirety below.

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Black Royal Premiere New Video "The Chosen"

A truly dense and obliterating work both musically and thematically, Lightbringer, the forthcoming debut full-length from Finnish death sludge dealers BLACK ROYAL, centers itself on mankind's utter failure in finding inner strength and the empty trust in false ideologies. The soundtrack to a world on the path towards imminent decay, Lightbringer will see release via Suicide Records next month.

In advance of its release, BLACK ROYAL is pleased to unveil their captivating new video for "The Chosen" streaming below.

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Kaoteon Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Death metal band KAOTEON will release their pummeling new full-length album, Damnatio Memoriae, featuring bass wizard Linus Klausenitzer of Obscura and drum master Fredrik Widigs of Marduk as special guests, on February 23, 2018. Today, in celebration of the impending release, KAOTEON is streaming the entire album below.

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Thy Feeble Saviour Debut "And Darkness Fell"

Thy Feeble Saviour debut the title track to their upcoming debut album "And Darkness Fell", which will be out in stores March 23.

Check out now "And Darkness Fell" below.

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Storm Upon the Masses Premiere New Song

Belgian death metal band Storm Upon the Masses premiere the title track to their upcoming debut album "The Ones Who Came Back", which will be released by Dolorem Records on March 23rd.

Check out now "The Ones Who Came Back" below.


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Ssanahtes Premiere New Song "Let Down"

Ssanahtes premiere a new song entitled "Let Down", taken from their upcoming self-titled debut album, which will be out in stores March 22.

Check out now "Let Down" below.

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Purest of Pain Premiere New Song "The Solipsist"

Dutch melodic death metal band Purest of Pain premiere a new song and lyric video titled "The Solipsist", taken from their upcoming new album "Solipsis", which will be released on March 1st.

Check out now "The Solipsist" below.

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Deez Nuts Announce New Dates For European Tour

Deez Nuts will be touring the most of their time in Europe this spring. Dates for that run include:

3/16 Schweinfurt, GER – Stattbahnhof
03/17 Chemnitz, GER – AJZ Talschock
03/18 Brno, CZE – Fleda
03/19 Graz, AUT – PPC
03/20 Augsburg, GER – Kantine
03/21 Aarau, SWI – Kiff
03/22 Saarbrucken, GER – Garage
03/23 Hasselt, BEL – Muzieokodroom
03/24 Angolueme, FRA – La Nef
03/25 London, UK – Underworld
03/26 Manchester, UK – Rebellion Club
03/27 Birmingham, UK – Mama Roux’s
03/28 Utrecht, NET – Tivoli
03/29 Karlsruhe, GER – NCO Club
03/30 Berlin, GER – Lido
03/31 Hannover, GER – Kulturezentrum Faust
04/01 Oberhausen, GER – Kulttempel
04/05 Sofia, BUL – Mixtape 5
04/06 Macedonia, SPA – Skopje MKC
04/07 Brasov, ROM – Rockstadt Extreme Indoor
04/08 Budapest, HUN – Durer Kert
04/09 Novi Sad, SER – Fabrika
04/11 Ljubljana, SLO – Orto Bar
04/12 Roma, ITA – Locanada Atlantide
04/13 Milan, ITA – Circolo Svolta
04/14 Annecy, FRA – Le Brise Glace
04/15 Montpellier, FRA – Secret place
04/16 Nantes, FRA – Le Ferrailleur
04/17 Barcelona, SPA – Sala Razzmatazz
04/19 Madrid, SPA – Sala Wurlizter
04/20 A Coruna, SPA – Sala O Tunel
04/21 Porto, POR – Hard Club
04/22 Lisbon, POR – RCA Club
04/24 Loule, POR – Bafo de Baco

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Attila & Emmure Frontmen Beefing Via Twitter

With Emmure being one of the bands targeted in Attila‘s new single track “Callout 2“ streaming below, the outfit’s vocalist Frankie Palmeri took to Twitter (February 15th) to fire back at Attila mainman Chris Fronzak, tweeting:

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Counterparts Premiere New Music Video

Counterparts premiere the below video for the title track to their latest effort, “You’re Not You Anymore“.

Director Josh Halling directed the video with vocalist Brendan Murphy stating: More...

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BTBAM Preview New Song “Yellow Eyes”

Between The Buried And Me‘s new song “Yellow Eyes” is the latest to be previewed from the group’s upcoming new two part album “Automata“. Entitled “Automata I“, that first half will be out in stores via Sumerian Records on March 09th.

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Stick To Your Guns To Support Parkway Drive

Parkway Drive, who have a new release due out this year, have announced Stick To Your Guns and Bad Omens as support acts for their upcoming U.S. spring tour.

04/26 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
04/27 Jacksonville, FL – Welcome To Rockville
04/28 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade (no Stick To Your Guns)
04/29 Memphis, TN – New Daisy
05/01 Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall (no Stick To Your Guns)
05/02 Stroudsburg, PA – Sherman Theater
05/03 Norfolk, VA – NorVa
05/04 Charlotte, NC – Carolina Rebellion
05/05 Silver Springs, MD – The Fillmore
05/06 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
05/08 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
05/09 Grand Rapids, MI – Intersection
05/10 Louisville, KY – Mercury Ballroom
05/11 Peoria, IL – Monarch Music Hall
05/12 Somerset, WI – Northern Invasion

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