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Metal News for March 1, 2018

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14 news articles posted on this day.

Obliterate Detail New Album "Impending Death"

Victoriaville, QC based deathcore act OBLITERATE have announced that they will release their highly anticipated sophoore album, and Unique Leader debut, Impending Death on May 18th. The 8 track effort was recorded, mixed, and mastered by producer Christian Donaldson (Cryptopsy, Despised Icon, Ingested) at The Grid Studios in Montreal, QC, features artwork by Colin Marks of Rain Song Design, and showcases the bands most devastating material to date. Upon first listen it is immediately apparent that OBLITERATE will soon find themselves dominating Canadian metal scene.

Drummer Pat Woods commented on the album saying: More...

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Dyecrest Debut New Single From Upcoming Album

Finnish band Dyecrest is returning after a long hiatus and has just released (1.3.2018) a new song called Red Alert. It is a second single from the upcoming full-lenght album Are You Not Entertained? (Inverse Records, 2018) to be released later this spring. Red Alert represents a more aggressive side of the new album. Besides Salo, the song features also Soilwork's frontman Björn "Speed" Strid on lead vocals.

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Der Weg Einer Freiheit Share New Video

Der Weg Einer Freiheit share a new video for "Aufbruch", taken from their latest album "Finisterre", out in stores now via Season Of Mist.

Check out now "Aufbruch" below.

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Siniestro Debut New Song & Video "Arctic Blood"

Swedish blackened thrashers Siniestro debut a new video for the title track to their upcoming new EP "Arctic Blood", which will be out in stores in May through Black Lion Records.

Check out now "Arctic Blood" below.

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Cave Bastard Premiere New Song "Massacre Reaction"

Cave Bastard premiere a new song entitled "Massacre Reaction", taken from their upcoming new album "The Bleak Shall Devour The Earth", which is set for release by Accident Prone Records on March 23rd.

Check out now "Massacre Reaction" below.

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TBDM & Whitechapel Special U.S. Tour Announced

The Black Dahlia Murder and Whitechapel will be co-headlining a special U.S. tour together this summer with Fleshgod Apocalypse, Aversions Crown and Shadow Of Intent supporting them. The Black Dahlia Murder will be performing their latest album “Nightbringers” in its entirety each night, while Whitechapel will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their album “This Is Exile” with full-album performances of it every night as well.

Dates for the above-mentioned tour are as follows:

06/08 Chicago, IL – House of Blues
06/09 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theater
06/10 Detroit, MI – St Andrews Hall
06/12 Toronto, ON – The Opera House
06/13 Rochester, NY – Funk N Waffles
06/14 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
06/15 New York, NY – Stage 48
06/16 Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero Theatre
06/17 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
06/19 Norfolk, VA – The NorVa Theatre
06/20 Jacksonville, NC – Tarheel
06/22 St Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
06/23 Fort Lauderdale, FL – Revolution Live
06/24 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
06/26 Nashville, TN – Basement East
06/27 New Orleans, LA – Southport Music Hall
06/28 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
06/29 San Antonio, TX – Vibes Event Center
06/30 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey
07/02 Albuquerque, NM – El Rey Theater
07/03 Phoenix, AZ – The Pressroom
07/05 Fresno, CA – Strummer’s
07/06 Anaheim, CA – House of Blues
07/07 Berkeley, CA – The UC Theatre
07/08 Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades
07/10 Denver, CO – Ogden Theater
07/11 Kansas City, MO – The Truman
07/12 Sioux Falls, SD – Icon Lounge
07/13 Minneapolis, MN – Cabooze
07/14 Oshkosh, WI – Rock USA (The Black Dahlia Murder only)

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Sick Of It All New Album In The Works

Sick Of It All reveal that they are currently working on new songs for their twelfth full-length , sharing the below Instagram post:

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Arsis Sign w/ Agonia Records

Arsis have officially signed a contract with Agonia Records for territories outside of North, South and Central America. The group's music will still be released through Nuclear Blast Records in those areas. Tracking sessions for the Arsis' sixth album commenced with producer Mark Lewis (Whitechapel, DevilDriver) late last year and the band are plotting a 2018 release for it.

Speaking on the band’s new label arrangement, mainman James Malone comments:

“We are really excited to have found a label partner outside of the Americas. Agonia works with some great bands and we are pleased to be working with them moving forward. We look forward to reaching some new ground with a new record in 2018. Stay tuned for details.”

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Alkaloid (Obscura) Debut New Track "Azagthoth"

Alkaloid, featuring current and past members of Obscura, debut their new song “Azagthoth” streaming below. The track appears on the group’s new release “Liquid Anatomy“, which will be out on May 18th via Season Of Mist.

Comments drummer Hannes Grossmann of the track: More...

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Behemoth Post Second “Messe Noire” Trailer

Behemoth share a second trailer for their new live album, “Messe Noire“. That set captures two 2016 live performances with more details available HERE. Metal Blade will have it out in stores on April 13th on various formats. A new studio album from the band is also in the works.

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Cannibal Corpse & Napalm Death Latin American Tour

Cannibal Corpse and Napalm Death will team up for a Latin American run taking place in September/October.

09/09 Limeira, BRA – Mirage
09/11 Asuncion, PAR – Sala Garcia Lorca
09/13 Montevideo, URU – Sala Del Museo
09/14 Rio de Janeiro, BRA – Circo Volador
09/15 Sao Paulo, BRA – Carioca Club
09/19 Belo Horizonte, BRA – Music Hall BH
09/21 Manaus, BRA – Teatro Manuara
09/22 Fortazlez, BRA – Espaco Jangada
09/23 Recife, BRA – Baile Perfumado
09/25 Buenos Aires, ARG – Teatro Vorterix
09/26 Santiago, CHL – Teatro Caupolican
09/27 Lima, PER – CC Festiva
09/29 Bogota, COL – Auditorio Mayor
09/30 San Jose, CR – Club Peppers
10/03 San Salvador, ELS – Cifco
10/04 Mexico City, MEX – Pabellon Cuervo
10/06 Queretero, MEX – Auditorio Arteaga
10/07 Guadalaja, MEX – C3 Stage

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Superjoint Post “The Alcoholik” Live Video

Superjoint debut a live video captured by Mike Holderbeast in New Orleans, LA last year. The clip is for their song “The Alcoholik” and can be streamed below:

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Stick To Your Guns European Tour Announced

Stick To Your Guns announce a European tour for this summer which will see them stop in the following cities:

06/09 Interlaken, SWI – Greenfield Festival
06/13 Burglenfeld, GER – Vaz
06/14 Grafenhainichen, GER – With Full Force Festival
06/15 Merkers, GER – Rock am Berg
06/16 Nickelsdorf, AUT – Nova Rock
06/17 Salzburg, AUT – Rockhouse
06/21 St. Goarshausen, GER – Rockfels
06/23 Scheesel, GER – Hurricane Festival
06/24 Neuhausen Ob Eck, GER – Southside Festival
06/30 Munster, GER – Vainstream
07/08 Dornbirn, AUT – Conrad Sohm
07/14 Prolsdorf, GER – Krach am Bach Festival

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Taake North American Tour Now Officially Cancelled

After several shows were scrapped amid pressure from Antifa groups, concerned citizens (and also rapper Talib Kweli,) Taake‘s North American tour has now been officially cancelled. Opposition against the shows came resulting from Taake‘s Hoest performing with a swastika on his chest many years ago. Hoest himself has since denied allegations of Nazism, saying that the performance was intended as shock value. Other groups also took issue with his anti-Islamic song lyrics.

Hoest himself issued the below statement on the cancellation: More...

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