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Metal News for March 12, 2020

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9 news articles posted on this day.


Wolf Reveals All About "Feeding The Machine"

Traditional heavy metal is a funny thing in today's world. While the likes of Iron Maiden and Judas Priest still sell out venues wherever they go, many of the younger bands who play a similar style are often overlooked in favour of more extreme strains of the genre. Nevertheless, even in the dark days of the nineties, there has always been bands keeping the uniform of denim and leather alive, one of the best examples of which, hails from Örebro, Sweden and this year turns the ripe old age of twenty five. Of course, I could only be talking about Wolf.

After a six year wait following the release of "Devil Seed" and with a new lineup in tow, the Scandinavian steelers are back with what could very well be their most ferocious album to date, "Feeding The Machine," which hits shelves tomorrow (March 13th.) Last night before their opening set for fellow Swedes Grand Magus, I caught up with vocalist Niklas Stålvind and guitarist Simon Johansson to discuss the album, why it took so long to be released, the striking cover art and more. You can watch the interview in full below.

Diamond Oz: The new album, "Feeding The Machine" is out on Friday. There's been quite a long gap since the last album, six years. Why such a long wait?

Niklas Stålvind: A lot of different reasons. For one, it took like three years to write the songs and during that time, we were working full time day jobs so we really couldn't afford to get fired. That's one reason. Also Simon built a great studio, Solna Sound Recording, which is the studio where we recorded and Simon produced, but it was a huge project to build a proper studio. Years actually. He had four days off in a two year period so it was insane and I just kept focusing on the songs and going to the other guys, travelling to their town and rehearsing with them so they would nail the songs. So it was pretty inconvenient to take such a long time but I think the end result will be worth it and now Simon has a really good studio and we have a good producer and a really good band, so as soon as we have new songs, the next album won't take so long.

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Nervosa Announces European Tour Dates

The outstanding Brazilian thrash trio Nervosa is gracing Europe with their presence yet again! Their energetic, phenomenal live shows have been surpassing expectations ever since they first emerged on the Brazilian metal market in 2010. Be sure to catch them live and get ready to bang your head in one of the following cities:

A Decade of Thrash Metal 2020
09.07.20 RS – Novi Sad / Exit Festival
10.07.20 SK – Kosice / Collosseum *
11.07.20 CZ – Vizovice / Masters Of Rock
13.07.20 DE – Munich / Backstage Club *
14.07.20 AT – Vienna / Viper Room *
17.07.20 DE – Mannheim / 7er *
18.07.20 FR – Pagney-Derrière-Barine / Che Paulette *
21.07.20 UK – London / The Underworld *
22.07.20 UK – Bilston / The Robin 2 *
24.07.20 UK – Manchester / The Star & Garter *
26.07.20 BU – Plovdiv / Hills Of Rock
28.07.20 BE – Deinze / Elpee *
29.07.20 NL – Tilburg / Little Devil *
30.07.20 DE – Osnabrück / Bastard Club *
31.07.20 DE – Wacken / Wacken Open Air
01.08.20 FR – St Maurice de Gourdans / Sylak Open Air
02.08.20 IT – Le Puisor / Padova Metal Fest

* w/ Domination Inc

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Backstabber Premiere New Music Video

Quebec based melodic death metal band Backstabber premiere a new music video for their track "My Disclosure". The song is taken from their 2019 debut album "Conspiracy Theorist".

Check out now "My Disclosure" below.

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Auroch Premiere New Song "Coffin Nails"

Auroch premiere a new song entitled "Coffin Nails", taken from their upcoming new album "Stolen Angelic Tongues", which will be out in stores April 24 via 20 Buck Spin.

Check out now "Coffin Nails" below.

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Sign of Evil: Pre-Release Full-Album Streaming

Blackened speed metal unit Sign of Evil premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Psychodelic Horror". The effort will be out in stores later today in a variety of physical formats including cassettes (available from Caligari Records) and a 7'' release (available via Edged Circle Productions).

Check out now "Psychodelic Horror" in its entirety below.

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Eternal Returns Premiere New Song

India’s death metal outfit Eternal Returns premiere a new song entitled "Dreaded Chains of Obscurity", taken from their upcoming new album "Reprieved to Totality".

Check out now "Dreaded Chains of Obscurity" below.

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Black Curse Premiere New Song

Denver-based black death band Black Curse premiere a new song entitled "Enraptured by Decay", taken from their upcoming new album "Endless Wound", which will be out in stores April 24 via Sepulchral Voice Records.

Check out now "Enraptured by Decay" below.

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Lacuna Coil Premiere New Live Video “Save Me”

Lacuna Coil premiere a new music video for their song “Save Me” streaming via YouTube below. The live footage for the clip was filmed during their latest European tour and was directed by Isabella D’Alessandro.

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Carach Angren Premiere New Single & Music Video

“Monster” has premiered online as the first single from Carach Angren‘s sixth full-length album, “Franckensteina Strataemontanus“, due out May 29, 2020. A lyric video for the track can be streamed below.

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