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Metal News for March 16, 2018

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4 news articles posted on this day.

Candiria Announces 20th Anniversary Tour

Candiria will be hitting the road for a spate of headline dates commemorating 20-plus years of their critically acclaimed sophomore album, "Beyond Reasonable Doubt."

The tour kicks off on April 20 in Long Island and will feature support from Cleric on most dates. The trek will take the band through the Northeast and the Midwest. It also includes an appearance at the annual New England Metal and Hardcore Fest. The band will also play two shows supporting Killswitch Engage. Additional dates will be added and all confirmed dates are below.

The band has crafted a special set list for the tour to celebrate the definitive "Beyond Reasonable Doubt" album. At the shows, Candiria will also be selling a special Collector's Edition of "Beyond Reasonable Doubt." This version is packed with memorabilia and imagery from the period in which the band was writing, recording, and supporting the album. It also boasts newly revised artwork, audio taken from the original 1997 masters, and a forward by original drummer Ken Schalk.

Additionally, vocalist Carley Coma has also launched a series of videos for the band's latest album "While They Were Sleeping." The series dives deep into the story behind the album's concept. New videos for each track are revealed in sequence each week. The latest clip, for the eighth track on the album "The Whole World Will Burn," can be seen here: More...

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Overkill Announces Live Album

Legendary New Jersey thrashers Overkill have announced that they will release their ‘Live In Overhausen’ album on May 18th, 2018 via Nuclear Blast.

Celebrating the band's history, "Live In Overhausen" captured not one but two album anniversaries. Fans assembled on April 16th, 2016 at Turbinenhalle 2 in Oberhausen, Germany for the 25th Anniversary of "Horrorscope" and 30th Anniversary of where it all began, "Feel The Fire." A full night of ‘Kill from the past played loud and in its entirety!

Bobby Blitz comments, "From the stage to your eyes and ears! ‘Live In Overhausen’, celebrating ‘Feel the Fire’ and ‘Horrorscope’ in one, filmed/recorded concert, in Germany, from 2016. A rare, two hour look at what has transpired over three decades in one of the world's hotbeds of Metal. Hang on to your hats kids, it’s going to be a 'THRASHY-RIDE'!"

Track Listing For "Live In Overhausen":
1. Coma
2. Infectious
3. Blood Money
4. Thanx For Nothin'
5. Bare Bones
6. Horrorscope
7. New Machine
8. Frankenstein
9. Live Young Die Free
10. Nice Day - for a Funeral
11. Soulitude
12. Raise The Dead
13. Rotten To The Core
14. There's No Tomorrow
15. Second Son
16. Hammerhead
17. Feel The Fire
18. Blood and Iron
19. Kill at Command
20. Overkill
21. Fuck You More...

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Master Reveals New Album Details

American death metal legends Master has announced that they will be releasing a new studio album, entitled, "Vindictive Miscreant" after signing with Transcending Obscurity Records.

Master’s founder Paul Speckmann comments, "Of course it’s an honour and a privilege in these days to sign to a reputable label which comes highly recommended by many excellent musicians! The future of Master carries on and we will fight until the end!"

Transcending Obscurity owner, Kunal Choksi states, "It’s truly a dream come true to work with a legendary band in Master. Paul Speckmann proved to be a man of rare integrity and signed the contract within two hours of bringing up the topic. Needless to say, I will be doing my utmost best not to let him down and do greater things for his band, now and in the future. This is a very fortuitous signing for the label and I couldn’t be happier. Hard work does pay off, it seems, when there was little respite. Thanks to Rogga Johansson of Paganizer for highly recommending my label to the band. Here’s hoping for a strong partnership with the legends Master."

While no release date has been confirmed as of yet, the album art can be seen below and the tracklisting for the record has been revealed as follows: More...

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Sevendust Posts New Video Online

Georgia based hard rock outfit Sevendust has posted a new music video online for the song, "Dirty." You can check it out below. The song comes from the band's forthcoming twelth studio album, "All I See Is War," which is scheduled to be released through Rise Records on May 11th and will comprise of the following tracklisting:

1. Dirty
2. God Bites His Tongue
3. Medicated
4. Unforgiven
5. Sickness
6. Cheers
7. Risen
8. Moments
9. Not Original
10. Descend
11. Life Deceives You
12. The Truth More...

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