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Metal News for February 23, 2019

Last updated on April 5, 2020 at 3:37 AM ET

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7 news articles posted on this day.

The Damned Things Posts New Music Video Online

The Damned Things, the supergroup featuring Scott Ian of Anthrax, Every Time I Die vocalist Keith Buckley, Joe Trohman and Andy Hurley of Fall Out Boy and Alkaline Trio bassist Dan Adriano, has posted a new music video online for the song, "Cells." You can check it out below. The song comes from the band's forthcoming sophomore album, "High Crimes," which is set to be released on April 26th through Nuclear Blast Records.

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Forever Still Posts New Music Video Online

On March 29th, Forever Still will unleash their sophomore full-length release "Breathe In Colours" via Nuclear Blast. Inspired by a dystopian cyberpunk future and the fact that some of the biggest works in that genre, Blade Runner and Akira, are set in 2019, Denmark's highflyers have adapted a dark musical concept for this record and take a look at the world being on the verge of ecological collapse, while humanity is fleeing into cyberspace to escape the horrors of the real world. You can check out the video below.

After the epic "Rew1nd," the band now unveils the second single of their upcoming album - their title track "Breathe In Colours." The song title and album name was inspired by a memory from Maja's past, as she explains:

"The album title was born from an experience, I had as a young teenager, where I started wearing all black and a friend of my mother’s suggested that I wear more colours. I told her that it’s just an aesthetic preference and she replied that it was okay “as long as I remembered to keep the colours on the inside”. At that time I thought, it was the stupidest thing, I’d ever heard, since wearing black clothes doesn’t automatically mean you’re sad inside. Despite thinking that, her words stuck with me and I was able to have it make sense in a new way much later in life. For this album it’s an affirmation that even though the world sometimes seems cold and grey, there is still colour and kindness to be found, but in order to see it, we first have to find the colours on the inside." More...

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In Flames Posts New Webisode Online

We’re just ONE week away from the highly anticipated release of In Flames thirteenth studio album, "I, The Mask" out March 1st, and today, the Swedish metal masters unveil further details and background info about their new songs. In this third webisode, singer Anders Fridén and guitarist Björn Gelotte speak about the concept behind the album lyrics, and how taking vocal lessons influenced not only the quality of the new tracks but also Anders' way of looking at the world. Watch the clip below. More...

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Aenimus Posts New Lyric Video Online

With an arsenal of technical skills ready to unleash upon the world, Bay Area natives Aenimus are proud to release their sophomore album, "Dreamcatcher," today via Nuclear Blast Records. To celebrate, the band has unleashed an official lyric video for new track "Eternal" featuring Sims Cashion. Watch and listen below.

Aenimus comments: "We are so excited to finally release our sophomore album 'Dreamcatcher' for everyone to experience. It's been a long wait for everyone since our debut album Transcend Reality back in 2013 and the fact we can share this work of art we created for you all is an incredible feeling. We are very proud of Dreamcatcher and what we accomplished with this record and hope that you all will cherish it as well. Enjoy our latest single and lyric video for 'Eternal' and come see us on the road these next two months." More...

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Goatkraft Premiere New Song "Goatkraft's Command"

Norwegian black metal band Goatkraft premiere a new song entitled "Goatkraft's Command", taken from their upcoming new album "Sulphurous Northern Bestiality", which Iron Bonehead will release in CD and LP vinyl formats on March 22nd.

Check out now "Goatkraft's Command" below.

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New Idea Society Premiere New Song “Now Is Here”

New Idea Society announce their return from an 8-year hiatus with a new song called “Now Is Here“. The song is one of two new songs the group have up their sleeves. The second one is titled “Wave Goodbye” and is being scheduled to premiere in the near future.

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Ex-The Dillinger Escape Plan Drummer Has New Band

Ex-The Dillinger Escape Plan drummer Billy Rymer returns with a new project called Thoughtcrimes. A song from them entitled “Artificer” is available for streaming below with an EP to be released later this year through Party Smasher Inc..

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