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Metal News for March 1, 2019

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14 news articles posted on this day.

Children Of Bodom Premiere New Song & Video

Children of Bodom premiere a music video for their new song “Platitudes And Barren Words“ taken from band’s new record “Hexed“, which is scheduled for a release next Friday, March 08th.

Says the group’s vocalist/guitarist Alexi Laiho of this latest song: More...

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In Flames Posts New Music Video Online

Swedish death metal veterans In Flames has posted a new music video online for the song, "Call My Name." You can check it out below. The song comes from the band's latest studio album, "I, The Mask," which was released today through Eleven Seven Music in North America and Nuclear Blast Entertainment throughout the rest of the world. The band brought some major names on board for "I, The Mask," including multi-Grammy nominated and winning industry staples such as: Howard Benson for production, Chris Lord-Alge for mixing and Ted Jensen for mastering. Artist Blake Armstrong created the album’s artwork, which is an interpretation of In Flames' mascot, The Jesterhead. More...

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Forever Still Discusses Lyrical Themes

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.

After the music video of the freshly released title track reaching over 30.000 views in only 5 days, the band unveils a third trailer, in which frontwoman Maja Shining speaks about her lyrics and continuing the journey of 'Tied Down''s protagonist on 'Breathe In Colours', where the stories circle not only about inner but also outer wars and overcoming the struggles of life. Watch the webisode below. More...

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Nibiru Reveals New Album Details

Italian doom metal outfit Nibiru has announced that they will be releasing a new album entitled, "Salbrox" through Ritual Productions this May, with a release date to be confirmed shortly.

Titled "Salbrox," meaning "Sulfur" in the Enochian language of which the band profess, the rite is a cataclysmic psychic journey of visionary magick, elemental prophecies and esoteric supernormality. Tribal percussion, evocative mantras and hypnotic drones imbued with the band's amalgamation of black metal, doom metal and psychedelic textures formulates a fascinating, idiosyncratic art. Vocals harbour a possessed and rasping quality that surely summon spectres far beyond our comprehensible realm, bringing forth a divination of the self.

Conceptually and spiritually, "Salbrox" is inspired by the continuous re-adjustment between disharmony and balance. "Salbrox" aims, via mysterious and enigmatic practices that reflect an ouroboros quality of death of rebirth, to explore the transmutation and regeneration of the human being that occurs at every level - spirit, soul and corporeality. More...

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Battle Beast Posts New Video Online

Finnish heavy metal sextet Battle Beast will release their fifth studio album "No More Hollywood Endings," in just three weeks, on March 22, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. Today the band is unleashing another new track in the form of the tenacious and uplifting track "Eden." Watch the official music video for the second single, which was directed by Markus Nieminen and produced by Oy Routafilmi AB & Tuotantoyhtiö Legenda below.

Guitarist Joona Björkroth states, "'Eden' was born about one year ago when I was going through an extremely bad period in my personal life. I wrote the song as a remembrance to myself that whatever life throws at you, there's light in the end. Many bad things people have in their lives are creations of their own mind and can be mended by letting go. The song is a sincere "f*** you!" to fear, pain... whatever it is that is holding you down!" More...

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Moros Premiere New Song

Philly trio Moros premiere a new song entitled "Every Day is Worse Than the Last", taken from their upcoming new album "Weapon", which will be out in stores March 29 via Hidden Deity.

Check out now "Every Day is Worse Than the Last" below.

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Sacrificial Slaughter Premiere New Lyric Video

California’s Sacrificial Slaughter premiere a new lyric video for "The Separation of Innocence", taken from their three-way split with Coathanger Abortion, and Rottenness called "The Hate Divide", which was released last November via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions.

Check out now "The Separation of Innocence" below.


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Periphery Premiere New Song “Garden In The Bones”

A second new song from Periphery‘s new record “Periphery IV: Hail Stan“ called “Garden In The Bones“ has premiered online and is streaming for you below. The album will be out in stores on April 05th via the group’s own label 3DOT Recordings .

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Demon Hunter Premiere New Track “Ash”

Demon Hunter share another new song, with their two new albums “War” & “Peace” to be released later today. The latest single is titled “Ash” and comes from the “War” half of the separately released efforts.

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Lord Dying Premiere New Single “Envy The End”

Lord Dying‘s new record “Mysterium Tremendum” will meet an April 26th release via eOne Music. Recording sessions for the album took place this past August at West Valley Recording Studios in Los Angeles, CA with Mike Plotnikoff (Fear Factory, In Flames) behind the desk. A stream of the album’s first single “Envy The End“ can be found below.

Comments Lord Dying‘s guitarist/vocalist Erik Olson of the new record: More...

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Big Business Premiere New Song “Heal The Weak”

Another track from Big Business‘ new record “The Beast You Are“ has premiered below, ahead of its upcoming April 12th release through Joyful Noise. The song is called “Heal The Weak” with the group’s vocalist/bassist Jared Warren stating: “‘Heal The Weak‘ is a musical curse on those who seek to take advantage of people of lesser means. A clarion call of warning to the crust-fisted oppressor.”

Extensive touring plans have been booked in support of the outing. Below’s where you can see them live: More...

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Carnifex, Oceano & Prison U.S. Tour Announced

Carnifex, Oceano and Prison announce a spring U.S. tour that will kick off in May. Below’s where the trek will stop:

05/05 Las Vegas, NV – Fremont Country Club
05/07 Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad
05/08 Grand Junction, CO – Mesa Theater
05/09 Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep
05/10 Fort Collins, CO – Hodi’s Half Note
05/11 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
05/12 Boise, ID – Shredder
05/14 Spokane, WA – The Pin
05/15 Bend, OR – Domino Room
05/16 Reno, NV – Jub Jubs
05/17 Sacramento, CA – Holy Diver
05/18 Fresno, CA – Full Circle Brewing
05/19 Santa Cruz, CA – Catalyst

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VLTIMAS (Ex-Morbid Angel, Etc.) Debut “Monolilith”

A new VLTIMAS song called “Monolilith” has been premiered online below. The group pairs former Morbid Angel vocalist/bassist David Vincent with ex-Mayhem, etc. guitarist Rune “Blasphemer” Eriksen and Cryptopsy drummer Flo Mounier. VLTIMAS’ debut album “Something Wicked Marches In” is scheduled for a March 29th release via Season Of Mist.


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Bodysnatcher Premiere New Live Video “Rancid”

Bodysnatcher premiere a new live video for their song “Rancid“ streaming for you below:

You can catch the group live with Lorna Shore, Enterprise Earth and Within Destruction on this run starting late March: More...

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