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Metal News for March 27, 2019

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10 news articles posted on this day.

Xentrix To Release New Album This Summer

"We’re bloody chuffed to welcome rapid UK thrash legends Xentrix to our roster," states a message from Listenable Records.

Hailing from the North West of England, Xentrix was formed in 1985 by guitar player Chris Astley. After numerous changes to the line up Xentrix signed to Roadrunner Records and entered the studio to record their first album, Shattered Existence, with producer John Cuniberti (Vio-lence, Forbidden, Joe Satriani).

Xentrix were one of the leading lights of the British thrash metal movement. They had music videos for their cover of Ray Parker Jr.'s "Ghostbusters" as well as the songs "Crimes", "For Whose Advantage?" and "The Order of Chaos", which all had regular air time on MTV’s Headbangers Ball. Gaining global notoriety, Xentrix had many high energy performances with audiences of thousands . "Ghostbusters" theme tune quickly became a favorite with stage divers at their live shows. They sold over 500,000 records worldwide. More...

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Sacred Reich Finishes Recording New Album

American thrash metallers, Sacred Reich, have finished recording their new studio album - a first in 23 years - entitled "Awakening." The album is due this summer. A first new song called "Don't Do It Donnie" will be released April 19 on a split 7" with Iron Reagan.

Comments Phil Rind: "We are stoked to do a split with Iron Reagan. When we began as a band in 1986 we were influenced lyrically by punk bands and the Reagan era. This is a great way to get back to our roots. The song is a heavy and cheeky middle finger to the politics of today. You'd think we'd have learned by now. There is a reason our first record is called 'Ignorance'."

The new Sacred Reich album, "Awakening," has been recorded with producer Arthur Rizk and engineer John Aquilino at The Platinum Underground in Arizona. More details on Awakening shortly.

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Applaud the Impaler: Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Applaud the Impaler premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Ov Apocalypse Incarnate", which will be out in stores this Friday, March 29th through Unique Leader Records.

Check out now "Ov Apocalypse Incarnate" in its entirety below.

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KHNVM Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Multinational death metal outfit KHNVM premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Foretold Monuments of Flesh", which will be out in stores March 29 via Testimony Records.

Check out now "Foretold Monuments of Flesh" in its entirety below.

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John, the Void Premiere New Song "Cursed"

Italian band John, the Void premiere a new song entitled "Cursed", taken from their upcoming new album "III Adversa", which will be released on CD and digitally by Argonauta Records on April 5th.

Check out now "Cursed" below.


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Troll Premiere New Song "Legend Master, Book II"

Portland’s Troll premiere a new song titled "Legend Master, Book II: Three Evil Words", taken from their upcoming new album "Legend Master", which will be released by Shadow Kingdom Records (in a wide variety of formats) on April 12th.

Check out now "Legend Master, Book II: Three Evil Words" below.


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Bleed The Sky Premiere New Single “Quiet Here”

Bleed The Sky premiere their first new track in over 10 years streaming for you via YouTube below. The single is called “Quiet Here” and is taken from the group’s upcoming new full-length “This Way Lies Madness“. A release later in the year is expected for that album.


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Slipknot Share Teaser Clip From Vocal Sessions

It seems that work continues on Slipknot’s sixth studio album despite other controversies that have been generating the headlines recently. The band shared the below clip from the vocal sessions for the effort, which itself has been scheduled for an August 09th release date. Recording sessions for the record started earlier this year with producer Greg Fidelman (Metallica, Slayer) behind the boards.


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Oceano & AngelMaker Spring U.S. Tour Announced

Oceano announce a spring tour with AngelMaker, Prison and The Cambion joining them as supports. That trek will kick off in Anaheim, CA on May 21st and conclude in early June in Milwaukee, WI. Below’s where said run will stop:

05/21 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
05/22 Phoenix, AZ – Club Red
05/23 El Paso, TX – Rockhouse Bar & Grill
05/24 Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live
05/25 Fort Worth, TX – Tomcat’s West
05/26 Wichita, KS – Rock Island Live
05/28 Merriam, KS – Aftershock
05/29 Sauget, IL – Pop’s
05/30 Memphis, TN – Growlers
05/31 Nashville, TN – The End
06/01 Indianapolis, IN – The Citadel
06/02 Pittsburgh, PA – Spirit Hall
06/04 Kent, OH – The Outpost
06/05 Pontiac, MI – Pike Room
06/06 Newport, KY – Thompson House
06/08 Milwaukee, WI – X-Ray Arcade

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Rammstein Teasing Thursday Mystery Revelation

Rammstein are are looking to reveal something this coming Thursday, March 28th. The group shared the below teaser of a grim looking scene of the band members awaiting their death penalty in the gallows. The setting appears to be a 1940s era German concentration camp.


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