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Metal News for March 14, 2019

Last updated on July 14, 2020 at 5:57 AM ET

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11 news articles posted on this day.

Battle Beast Posts Second Track By Track Video

With just over a week until Finnish heavy metal sextet Battle Beast's fifth studio "No More Hollywood Endings" is unleashed, the band is counting down to release day by premiering the second part of their track by track video series. Watch below to find out more about "Endless Summer," "The Hero," "Piece Of Me" and "I Wish."

"No More Hollywood Endings" track list:

1. Unbroken
2. No More Hollywood Endings
3. Eden
4. Unfairy Tales
5. Endless Summer
6. The Hero
7. Piece Of Me
8. I Wish
9. Raise Your Fists
10. The Golden Horde
11. World On Fire
Bonus Tracks (DIGI and 2LP only!)
12. Bent And Broken
13. My Last Dream

No More Hollywood Endings was recorded by keyboardist Janne Björkroth, Viktor Gullichsen and guitarist Joona Björkroth at JKB Studios; with the record also being produced and mixed by Janne. The cover artwork was created by Jan Yrlund (KORPIKLAANI, MANOWAR etc.), who created the cover for the band's last album, Bringer Of Pain. More...

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Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons Announces UK Tour

Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons have confirmed that they will be heading out on a headline tour of the UK in October/November 2019. The news comes off the back of the bands recent support slot opening up for Slash across the UK which saw the ex-Motorhead guitarist and his band in the largest UK venues of their career so far. The newly announced run will give any new fans the chance to see what a full Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons show looks like.

Phil commented on the newly announced dates “We are looking forward heading back out across the UK at the end of the year to play some new places and some of our regular favourites. We’ll be playing a mixture of songs off The Age Of Absurdity, Motörhead classics and maybe even a song or 2 off my upcoming solo album”

Oct/Nov UK Tour 2019:

29.10 - Stoke, Sugarmill
30.10 - Glasgow, Classic Grand
01.11 - Manchester, Rebellion
02.11 - London, The Dome
03.11 - Norwich, Epic Studios
04.11 - Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
06.11 - Southampton, Engine Rooms
07.11 - Wolverhampton, KK's Steel Mill
08.11 - Exeter, Phoenix
09.11 - Cardiff, Tramshed

Tickets for all dates go on sale at 10am on Friday 15th March at PhilCampbell.net

The band will also be appearing at the following previously announced dates

04.05 - Teddy Rocks Festival
18.05 - Manorfest, Victoria Hall, Keighley
21.06 - Dover, The Booking Hall
26.07 - Camp Bestival, Earache Takeover
24.08 - Stone Deaf Festival, Newark Showground

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Grand Magus Posts "Wolf God" Trailer Online

Swedish riff lords Grand Magus are set to release their new studio album "Wolf God" on April 19th through Nuclear Blast. In a new trailer posted today, band frontman and general overlord JB explains how the new offering came together. Watch below to find out more about the song writing and recording process.

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Body Harvest Reveals New Album Details

The new album from violent death metal machine Body Harvest is ready to be unleashed. Hellish visions of alternate realities, where humanity is enslaved and slaughtered, consumed by ravenous beasts, the endless screams echoing through the dark tunnels of the harvesting chambers; "Parasitic Slavery" brings this nightmare scenario to bloody, brutal life.

Since being dreamt into life in the last dark days of 2011 by guitarists Jake Ettle-lles and Gareth Nash, Body Harvest have pursued their goal of creating the ultimate distillation of death metal with ferocious intensity, driving themselves onwards without respite. Their "Futile Creation" debut was released in 2014 and was, by any standards, a mighty opening salvo of classic death metal song writing, infused with staggering speed and viciousness; but Body Harvest wanted more - more venomous velocity, more infectious, inescapable riffs, more overwhelming sinister atmosphere, more sheer, bone-breaking heaviness. More...

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Slipknot Percussionist Files Suit Against The Band

According to The Blast, Slipknot percussionist Chris Fehn has filed a lawsuit against his bandmates over a payment dispute.

Chris Fehn, known for wearing a Pinocchio-style mask, has been performing with Slipknot since 1998 and participated in all the band’s albums. He claims to have always been told that the money from merchandise and touring is funnelled through one sole company that splits profits and pays the members of the band. However, Fehn claims he recently discovered that his bandmates have set up several other Slipknot affiliated business entities in different states that appear to be collecting money from the band.

Fehn says he was unaware of the separate companies, and claims to have never received a dime from them. He’s specifically calling out band leaders Shawn Crahan and Corey Taylor of the shady business dealings. Fehn wants a full forensic accounting done on Slipknot’s companies and assets, and to collect the damages and profits he believes he’s owed.

Meanwhile, Corey Taylor took to Twitter, stating: "You’re gonna read a lot of bullshit today. This is all I’ll say. JUST YOU WAIT TIL THE TRUTH COMES OUT. Long Live The Knot."

Read the full article at The Blast.

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Abbath Reveals New Album Release Date

Former Immortal frontman Abbath has announced that his eponymous band will be releasing their second full length album, "Outstrider" through Season Of Mist on July 5th of this year. The band has also posted a trailer for the record, which can be seen below. In addition to this, Abbath will headlined the Beyond The Gates festival in Norway, which will also feature performances from Mayhem and Emperor among others.


1. Calm In Ire (Of Hurricane)
2. Bridge Of Spasms
3. The Artifex
4. Harvest Pyre
5. Land Of Khem
6. Outstrider
7. Scythewinder
8. Hecate
9. Pace Till Death (Bathory cover) More...

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P.O.O.R. Premiere 4 New Songs From Upcoming Album

P.O.O.R. premiere four new songs from their upcoming new album "Glutton for Punishment", which will be out in stores later this year.

Check out now "Shut The Sky", "The Mark Of Forced Penetration", "Dog Shit Incarnate" and "Faithfucked" below.

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Among Vultures Premiere New Song & Music Video

Swiss quintet Among Vultures premiere a new track and music video entitled "Coffin Of The Universe", taken from their upcoming new self-titled album, which will hit the streets on March 29th via Tenacity Music.

Check out now "Coffin Of The Universe" below.

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Born Of Osiris’ Lee McKinney Premieres New Single

Another song called “The Sun And The Wind” from Born Of Osiris guitarist Lee McKinney‘s upcoming solo effort, “Infinite Mind“ has been premiered and is streaming below. That album will land in stores on March 29th via Sumerian Records.

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Gaahls Wyrd (Ex-Gorgoroth, Etc.) Premiere New Song

Gaahls Wyrd - featuring Gaahl (ex-Gorgoroth, Wardruna) - premiere another new song titled “From The Spear“, taken from the group’s new record “GastiR – Ghosts Incited“. The new album is set for a May 31st release through Season Of Mist/Indie Recordings.

Tells the band of the new single: More...

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Light The Torch Headlining Dates Announced

Light The Torch announce some headlining shows in May that will take place during the off-dates of their tour with In This Moment, Sevendust and more.

05/06 Huntington, WV – V Club
05/08 Sauget, IL – Pop’s
05/09 Battle Creek, MI – The Music Factory
05/16 Hartford, CT – Webster Underground
05/18 Syracuse, NY – The Westcott Theater
05/19 Detroit, MI – Shelter
05/23 Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room

You can also catch the band performing live this month with Lamb Of God‘s Mark Morton and Moon Tooth on this North American run: More...

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