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Metal News for March 2, 2013

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17 news articles posted on this day.

High Priest Of Saturn Streaming Songs

Previously having streamed "Kraken Mare" here, High Priest Of Saturn is back with streams from two other songs coming from its new four-song self-titled album. Check out the tracks "The Protean Towers" and "Crawling King Snake" at this location, or below in the player. High Priest Of Saturn's debut album will be released on March 22nd on Svart Records. The band will play a set on May 2nd at the Heavy Days in Doom Town 2013 in Copenhagen along with the bands Danava, Pagan Altar, Samothrace, Hexvessel, Toner Low, Belzebong and Alunah.

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Pathogen Streaming Entire New Album

Germany's Dunkelheit Produktionen has unleashed the hell that is "Miscreants of Bloodlusting Aberrations" from Philippine Warriors of Death Pathogen. StereoKiller.com is now streaming the album in full. Give it a listen at this location, or below in the widget. A split release with the Canadian black metal Black Pestilence, on 7-inch vinyl, is also planned for 2013. The band is currently writing new musical atrocities for its fourth album, which is scheduled to be recorded in mid-2013.


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Lancer Posts New Music Video

Swedish metal act Lancer posted a new music video for the song "Young & Alive." The song appears on the band's debut full length self-title release, which was issued in January through Doolittle Group. More information on ordering the album can be found at this location.

Check out the video here:

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Halcyon Way Posts European Tour Diary

Halcyon Way has released a video documentary from the band's tour in Europe last year with symphonic metal band Delain. Check out the clip below.

Halcyon Way is currently finishing up work on new album for release later this year, which follows "IndoctriNation" (reviewed here), as well as preparing for a US/Canada tour with U.D.O. Tour dates for the upcoming run are available after the jump. Drummer Ernie Topran also comments:

“It took us a little while to get it out there, but this is a fun video showing our fans a little bit about life on the road last spring in Europe. Expect more metal and shenanigans when we hit the road next month with U.D.O.!" More...

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Re:inanimate Streams New Single

Spain's Re:inanimate has made a new single available for streaming online via YouTube. Check out the track "Eternal Reborn" through the player below. You can also watch the band's previously posted guitar playthrough clip for the track "Circle of Light" at this location.

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Book Of Job Posts "3 Hours" Video

After posting the song "Madness is Murder" online, Book of Job has now released a music video for "3 Hours." The video features road footage show by Sy Stanford (Connive Photography) and can be viewed below.

"3 Hours" comes off the band's debut album "Hamartia," which is out now. "Hamartia" can be purchased digitally via iTunes here.

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Anger Streaming "Serial Killer" Track

Anger has posted the song "Serial Killer" online, which is the third track off the band's "Beholder of Chaos" EP. Check out the song below or find more info on Anger via Facebook. The EP's track listing is as follows:

1. Senseless World
2. Hipocrisy
3. Serial Killer
4. Mental Poverty

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Petrichor Streaming New EP

Mumbai, India's Petrichor has released a new EP titled "Hueman," which is now available for streaming online. Check out the EP via SoundCloud or through the player below. The track listing is as follows:

1. 42
2. Disownance
3. Emberace
4. Urgia

Petrichor consists of:

Archisman Dash - Vocals
Gagan Gill - Vocals
Amrit Ramakrishnan - Guitar
Akhilesh Rao - Guitar
Akshay Gite - Bass
Ajit Singh - Drums More...

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Penance Posts New Album Teaser

Penance has announced the upcoming album "Dawn Of A New (sav)Age" is due out this coming March 25th, 2013. A brief teaser trailer for the album has been posted online and can be found below. For more info on Penance, head over to the band's Facebook profile here.

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Fumigation Releases New Song

Your death metal pest control specialists in Fumigation have just released a second track off their upcoming album "Integrated Pest Management," titled "Pediculosis (Mommy, I Have Lice)."

The track is available through the latest "Pig Squeals and Breakdowns" monthly compilation series. Fumigation's "Pediculosis (Mommy, I Have Lice)" also features a brief guest vocal appearance by Stef of Insurrection?, whom appears on three tracks off the upcoming full length.

You can stream the full compilation below, or download it for free at this location. The complete track listing for the compilation is as follows:

1. Under Godless Skies - We're Not In Wonderland Anymore Alice 03:40
2. Pandora's Wake - A New Chemistry 03:27
3. Truth Inside The Silence - Muras 03:13
4. Gaia - Deadfalls 04:27
5. Graveborn - Infernal Ascendance 04:37
6. Infinite Design - Calculating Insanity 03:08
7. Death Comes Home - Longevity 03:14
8. Fumigation - Pediculosis (Mommy, I Have Lice) 03:04
9. Hadal Maw - Merchant of Aeonian Pulse 03:41
10. Bloody Obstetric Technology - Unrecognizable Bloody Mess 03:53
11. Colombian Necktie - Clown Killer 04:08
12. KILL WHITEY! - Burn Shit Down! 03:01
13. Skies of Gehenna - Disciples 03:41
14. Bodies In Barrels - Dragon Slayer 05:05
15. From Blue to Gray - Terrible Among the Fierce 05:07
16. Al Goregrind - Prepare To Get Fisted By The Empire 02:32
17. One Sense Too Much - Damnation Through Design 05:35
18. KnowThySelf - Raggle Fraggle 03:54
19. Four Story Massacre - Inappropriate Methods of the Dead 03:09
20. Homicyde - Rotten 04:08
21. CounterMeasure - Castaway 04:08 More...

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Seeking The Hollows Offering New Song

After posting a lyric video online for the song "Dear Melissa," Wisconsin deathcore act Seeking the Hollows is now offering a new track for streaming/download.

You can hear "This Life" in the player below, or download the track on a name-your-price basis via Bandcamp here. The track will appear on an upcoming new album from Seeking the Hollows. More...

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John Petrucci Video Interview Available

Rusty Cooley of Guitar Asylum TV has posted a video interview online with Dream Theater’s John Petrucci about guitars, his set up, and future projects.

This new clip was filmed backstage in Houston, TX at the Bayou Music Center and can be viewed right here or through the player below.

Rusty Cooley’s Guitar Asylum TV is a 30 minute television program (filmed in HD) airing on NBC’s WJHG Channel 7 in Panama City, FL (airs immediately after Saturday Night Live) and KTBU Channel 55, Access TV and Houston’s Voice Television in Houston, TX television. The following press release was also issued about the show:

"The current program reaches over 2.2 million households and it is also simulcast online at the same time. We have a large USA following and our overseas viewers reaching the UK, Canada, Australia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Mexico, Italy to name a few. We have a great viewership in Houston and we have a consistent online viewership at over 500,000 each month.

"Rusty Cooley interviews guitarists from all music genres especially rock and metal. Filmed backstage, on location and also at WMG Studios in Houston, TX. GATV is all guitar, all the time! Rusty Cooley’s Guitar Asylum TV is the Craziest Place on Earth for the Musically Insane!" More...

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Cynic Invades The Rock Band Network

Praise be to the metal gods, Rock Band fans! There is officially new music worth being excited about now on the Rock Band Network, with an invasion of Cynic and Halcyon Way on the Xbox. For players of the Xbox 360 version, you can now gain access to these new tracks:

Cynic - Integral Birth (160 MSP)
Cynic - Integral Birth (2x Bass Pedal) (160 MSP)
Cynic - “King of Those Who Know” (160 MSP)
Edenshade - “Need” (80 MSP)
Halcyon Way - “Revolution is Now” (80 MSP)
Halcyon Way - “Revolution is Now (2x Bass Pedal)” (80 MSP)
Throw the Fight - “You Can’t Swim With Concrete Shoes” (160 MSP)

PS3 players instead get these songs on 3/5/2013 (North America) and 3/6/2013 (Europe):

We Butter The Bread With Butter - "Superföhn Bananendate" ($1.99)
The Minotaur Project - "Shattered Satellites and Brutal Gods" ($0.99)

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Oceans Of Slumber Streaming Entire Album

Texas progressive metal band Oceans Of Slumber is streaming its brand new album "Aetherial" over at stereokiller, or below in the player. The group is also seeking a label for the release, with interested parties urged to go here. UK producer Russ Russell (Dimmu Borgir, Evile, Napalm Death) handled the mixing and mastering for the release and had this to say about the band:

"Oceans of Slumber are of one of the top 10 bands I've ever worked with. The perfect mixture of sheer brutality with ultimate musicianship taking you on a journey through music. Old school metal mixed with prog and psychedelia brought right up to date with cutting death metal and black metal influences. All my favorite stuff rolled into one!"


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Lovelorn Dolls Posts New Music Video

Belgian gothic metal act Lovelorn Dolls posted a new music video for the song "Purple." The song appears on the band's debut full length LP "House of Wonders," which is available now on iTunes and other digital retails and scheduled for physical release on March 15, 2013 via Alpha Matrix Records. Information and orders for the release can be made at this location.

Check out "Purple" here:

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Almah Posts New Music Video

Brazilian melodic metal act Almah, featuring Ex-Angra vocalist Edu Falaschi, posted a new music video for the song "Living And Driting." The song appears on the band's latest effort "Motion" (2011), which is available through AFM Records.

Check out the video here:

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Crimson Dawn Completes Recording Of Debut Release

Italian doom band Crimson Dawn (originally formed in 2005 as a side project of Drakkar guitarist Dario Beretta and Crown of Autumn master musician Emanuele Rastelli) has finished the recordings of the band's debut release "In Strange Aeons." The band is shopping the album to labels, so no release date has been announced.

The announcement came via its Official Facebook Page:

"Our debut album, 'In Strange Aeons...', is ready! It will include 10 tracks (8 songs + 1 intro and 1 interlude) for a total running time around 50 minutes. It's a mix of Doom, Classic and Epic Metal that we hope you'll enjoy as much as we do!

"The album has been recorded at Elnor Studio (Italy) from Mat Stancioiu and mastered by Dan Swanö at Unisound Studio (Sweden). Soon we will give you a chance to listen to one of the songs, a small preview for all you doom-aficionados out there.

"At the moment, we don't have a label yet, so we can't forecast a release date. We'll be trying to secure a deal in the upcoming weeks and keep you posted. But we're pretty confident that this record has what it takes to find its way to your stores very soon." More...

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