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Metal News for February 22, 2019

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14 news articles posted on this day.

Brujeria Announces European Tour And New Single

Brujeria, the Mexican supergroup featuring members of Napalm Death, Criminal, ex Cradle Of Filth & Dimmu Borgir, as well as recently adding Orange Is The New Black actress Jessica Pimentel, has posted a new single online entitled, "Amaricon Czar." You can check it out below. The song sees the band once again taking a shot at American president Donald Trump, who they previously targeted with the 2016 single, "Viva Presidente Trump."

In addition, Brujeria has also announced a headlining European tour, which will see Shane Embury pulling double duty as Venomous Concept will also be on the bill, in addition to Aggression and Sangre.

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Overkill Posts New Music Video Online

Legendary New Jersey thrashers Overkill are proud to unleash their 19th studio record, 'The Wings Of War', today via Nuclear Blast. In celebration of the momentous event, the band offer fans a music video for "Welcome to the Garden State." Check out the infectious song and video that pays homage to Jersey below.

Bobby Blitz comments, "Not before in our video history have we presented something so artistically-seedy. This due to the brilliant yet twisted, vision of the editing room genius, behind the camera magic and damn tenacity of Mr. Tommy Jones; a good standing card carrying Jersey Boy, who did the band and the state proud. We had verbalized the story line to Tommy, who fully got it and we all created something to be proud of. So when you visit the Garden State, see or hear something that is different for you and you think; 'hmmmm that's not the way we do it at home.' Remember this, you're not at home anymore... are you?" More...

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Napalm Death To Play MTV Music Week?

A campaign has been launched to have grindcore pioneers Napalm Death perform at the upcoming MTV Music Week event, a four day long pop festival which is also expected to feature include quadruple platinum selling girl group Little Mix and former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, although no names have been confirmed as of yet. Popular bookmakers Paddy Power has Napalm Death at 12/1 to be added to the festival, above other British mainstream acts like Professor Green. A poll to determine which act festival goers would most like to see is running at the Plymouth Argus.

Napalm Death are no strangers to playing outside their comfort zone, having previously played the Glastonbury Festival in 2017 (which was headlined by Foo Fighters, Ed Sheeran and Radiohead) and this year will perform at the Boomtown Fair, alongside such acts as Lauryn Hill and UB40. They've also appeared in mainstream shows such as Never Mind The Buzzcocks, TFI Friday and the Craig Charles presented children's show, What's That Noise?

Metal Underground recently spoke with Napalm Death frontman Barney Greenway, discussing progress on their new album, the status of guitarist Mitch Harris, Brexit and his time with Extreme Noise Terror (who are also playing this year's Boomtown Fair.) You can check it out below. More...

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Grand Magus Posts New Lyric Video Online

Swedish riff lords Grand Magus are set to release their new studio album Wolf God on April 19th through Nuclear Blast. Today, the band has unleashed their first single upon the world. Watch and listen to the title track "Wolf God" below.

The band states; "Dear headbangers, Grand Magus has returned and we bring you the awesome power of the Wolf God!"

"Wolf God" majestically rises over the Heavy Metal scene, aided by those classic soaring riffs that we have come to expect from the band. The signature groove and heaviness that featured on the album's predecessor can also be found on the new ninth studio album, which once again provides a fitting home for a number of future classics. More...

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Bellrope Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Bellrope premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "You Must Relax", which will be out in stores later today via via Exile on Mainstream Earsplit (US).

Check out now "You Must Relax" in its entirety below.


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Hiss from the Moat Premiere New Song & Video

Black/death metal group Hiss from the Moat premiere a new song and video called "The Passage to Hell", taken from their upcoming new album "The Harrier", which will be out in stores later today via M-Theory.

Check out now "The Passage to Hell" below.

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Witchers Creed Pre-Release Full-Album Streaming

Swedish doom quartet Witchers Creed premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Awakened from the Tomb…", which will be out in stores later today via Ripple Music.

Check out now "Awakened from the Tomb…" in its entirety below.

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Sacrilegia Premiere "Beyond the Fouler’s Snare"

Irish blackened thrash band Sacrilegia premiere a new song called "Beyond the Fouler’s Snare", taken from their upcoming new album "The Triclavian Advent", which will be released by Invictus Productions on April 12th.

Check out now "Beyond the Fouler’s Snare" below.

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Wormwitch Premiere "Disciple of the Serpent Star"

Wormwitch premiere a new song titled "Disciple of the Serpent Star", taken from their upcoming new album "Heaven That Dwells Within", which will be out in stores April 5th via Bandcamp.

Check out now "Disciple of the Serpent Star" below.

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Slaves BC Premiere New Single "Mihpares"

Pittsburgh-based Slaves BC premiere a new single entitled "Mihpares", which was released on February 18th by The Fear and the Void Recordings.

Check out now "Mihpares" below.

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Born Of Osiris’ Lee McKinney Premieres New Track

Born Of Osiris guitarist Lee McKinney‘s new solo album “Infinite Mind” has been slated for a March 29th release through Sumerian. A first cut titled “A Neverending Explosion” from it is now available to hear below:

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Devin Townsend Premieres New Track “Genesis”

Devin Townsend premieres his first new song called “Genesis” from his impending new album “Empath“. That album finds Townsend join forces with numerous guests, including Anneke Van Giersbergen, Che Dorval, Chad Kroeger (Nickelback), Mike Keneally, Steve Vai, Mike Keneally (Dethklok, etc.), Morgan Ågren (Kaipa) and Sam “Samus” Paulicelli (Decrepit Birth).

Two more singles are scheduled from “Empath”, including “Evermore” and “Spirits Will Collide“. The album itself will see a March 29th release.

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Attila Premiere New NSFW Music Video “Villain”

Attila premiere a new NSFW music video for the title track to their recently released effort “Villain“.

You can catch the band live supporting the release on this U.S. runwith All That Remains, Escape The Fate and Sleep Signals: More...

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Lamb Of God’s Mark Morton Premieres New Song

Lamb Of God guitarist Mark Morton debuts a new track called “Save Defiance” featuring Myles Kennedy (Alter Bridge/Slash), bassist Mike Inez (Alice In Chains) and drummer Ray Luzier (Korn). The song is taken from his upcoming solo effort, “Anesthetic“, which will drop on March 01st.

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