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Metal News for February 19, 2018

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13 news articles posted on this day.

Lykhaeon Sign To Godz Ov War Productions

Godz Ov War Productions proudly welcome yet another representative of the Helvetic Underground Committee - a black metal trio LYKHAEON comprising, among others, musicians known from Ungfell and Dakhma.

The band have now finished work on a new release called 'Sinister Eradication of Anguished Souls' that contains two thirteen-minute-plus opuses embraced by the darkness of forgotten tombs. Deranged vocals, impulsive and full of twists and turns instrumental parts, suffocating sound and claustrophobic atmosphere will soon make you join the ranks of tormented souls in their eternal journey towards damnation! The EP will be released in April 2018 as a standard jewel case CD.

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Druj Sign w/ Godz Ov War Productions

Godz Ov War Productions are pleased to announce the signing of a covenant with the Alaskan quartet DRUJ. Music-wise, this young but talented band provide an atmospheric and ritual mixture of blackened doom metal with dissonant sludge that wraps up a message strongly inspired by the Zoroastrian mythology and Sumerian traditions. Currently, DRUJ members are working in the studio on their debut album which will feature six premiere tracks, including one instrumental track. The album premiere was planned for the second half of 2018.

If you want to find out what you are about to face, make sure to check out their two-track EP titled 'The Malignant Dweller' available for streaming below:

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Revenger Premiere Full-Album Stream Of New EP

The brand new EP "The New Mythology Vol. 1" from Vancouver-based groove thrashers REVENGER, has been unleashed and is streaming in its entirety below.

Make sure to check out also the official video for the EP's opening track "Hex" below: More...

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Save Our Souls Post New Music Video

Brazil's Save Our Souls debut their new music video "The Dark Passenger". "The Dark Passenger" was recorded at Monostereo and Dry House studios with the production done by renowned musician/producer Renato Osorio and mixed by Benhur Lima. Mastering was done by Absolute Master. Single artwork done by João Duarte.

"The Dark Passenger" can be viewed now below:

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Actress Accuses Manson Of Sexual Harassment

Marilyn Manson has had a turbulent few months. First starting a feud with Justin Bieber, then announcing Johnny Depp would possibly join his band. Then he had to cancel nine shows on his tour because he injured himself when a prop fell on him. The seemingly infinite series of mishaps continues with the firing of his bassist, Twiggy Ramierez, after sexual assault allegations were made against his bassist. Past week, he had a meltdown on stage and left, just a few songs in.

Now actress/comedienne Charlyne Yi, was responding to news of Marilyn Manson's onstage meltdown, telling past Saturday (Feb. 17) in a since deleted tweet:

"Ugh, don't even get me started on Marilyn Manson. Yes this happened a long time ago -- on the last season of House, he came on set to visit because he was a huge fan of the show and he harassed just about every woman asking us if we were going to scissor, rhino & called me a China man."


"I genuinely hope he gets help."

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Abominations Debut "Invasion of Unearthly Beings"

Death metal unit named Abominations premiere a new song entitled "Invasion of Unearthly Beings", taken from their upcoming debut album "Summoning Death", which will be out in stores in March.

Check out now "Invasion of Unearthly Beings" below.

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Blutvial Debut New Track "Existential Rite"

British black metal band Blutvial debut a new track titled "Existential Rite", taken from their upcoming new album "Mysteries of Earth", which will be released by Heidens Hart Records on March 20th.

Check out now "Existential Rite" below.

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Agrona Premiere New Song "Storm’s End"

Welsh black metal unit Agrona premiere a new song entitled "Storm’s End", taken from their upcoming new album "Realm of the Fallen", which will be released by UKEM Records at some point later this year.

Check out now "Storm’s End" below.

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Jubal Debut Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Swedish black metal duo Jubal debut premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Archaic Discipline", which will be out in stores later this year. Archaic Discipline was recorded at Locust Studios and it was mastered by Necromorbus Studio. The cover illustration and design are by Insular Graphic.

Check out now "Archaic Discipline" in its entirety below.

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Wiegedood Premiere New Song & Video

Belgian black metal band Wiegedood premiere a new song and video entitled "De Doden Hebben Het Goed III", the title track to the band’s new album, which will be released on April 20.

Check out now "De Doden Hebben Het Goed III" below.

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King Diamond Action Figure Revealed

Having lately teamed up with Iron Maiden and Misfits for similar styled figures, Super 7 have revealed an early prototype of a forthcoming King Diamond vinyl figure at the New York Toy Fair. You can take a look at it below:

We're sharing a lot of fun stuff over at #ToyFair18! Via @toyark

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Six Feet Under European Tour Announced

Six Feet Under announce the dates for their ‘The Lord Of The Underworld Tour‘, that will find them out in Europe with Infernal Tenebra, Morose Vitality and Critical Mess as supports. Dates for the tour include:

05/24 Erfurt, GER – From Hell
05/25 Madgdeburg, GER – Factory
05/26 Dresden, GER – Skullcrusher
05/27 Ostrava, CZE – Barrak
05/28 Liebrec, CZE – Bunkr
05/29 Bratislava, SLO – Majestic Music Club
05/30 Budapest, HUN – Durer Kert
05/31 Vienna, AUT – Viper ROom
06/01 Leipzig, GER – Bandhaus 2.0
06/02 Robel, GER – Alte Heimat

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Leng Tch’e’s Gear And Merch Stolen In Czech Rep.

Thieves carried off the near entirety of Leng Tch’e‘s gear and merch following a show at the ‘Guttural Gore Grind Mafia‘ festival in Ostrava, CZE. Comments the band on Facebook:

“Well this is a fucking nightmare. After an amazing show at Guttural Gore Grind Mafia festival yesterday we come down to the van this morning to find it broken into. All of our gear is stolen: guitars, amplifiers, cymbals, pedals, merchandise… we cannot begin to describe how devastated we are.

Wonderful people of the Czech Republic we would like to thank you again for your warm and energetic reception yesterday and please be on the lookout for any of the below items:

ESP Viper guitar (black)
Bogner Uberschall amp
Musicman Stingray bass guitar (black w/ maple neck)
Gallien Krueger 1001 RB-II amp
Sansamp Bass driver pedal
Darkglass B3K pedal
Boss tuner pedal
Korg tuner pedal
Radial JDX
Pearl Demon Drive drum pedals
Roland TM-2 trigger module

And a shit ton of Leng Tch’e shirts and cd/lp’s ??” More...

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