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Metal News for March 29, 2019

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10 news articles posted on this day.

Interview

Rotten Sound On "Drain," New Music And Nasum

Grindcore is a law unto itself. The name of the genre was coined by former Napalm Death drummer Mick Harris and has since gone on to include some of the best names in extreme music such as Carcass, Bolt Thrower and Brutal Truth, though the first two have always been a matter of debate. While North America boasted such names as Terrorizer, Discordance Axis and the aforementioned Brutal Truth and the genre was arguably started in Britain, it's in Europe where we can find some of the absolute best grindcore has to offer, with one of the very best coming from Vaasa, Finland. They're called, Rotten Sound.

For twenty six years, Rotten Sound has put out high quality releases and become one of the most beloved names in all of grindcore. At their recent show in London, I caught up with frontman Keijo Niinimaa to discuss what the band has in store for the future, the twentieth anniversary of their sophomore album, "Drain" and his time spent fronting Nasum on their farewell tour. You can watch it in full below. More...

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Magic Circle Debut Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Magic Circle premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's forthcoming new album "Departed Souls", which will be out in stores today via 20 Buck Spin.

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Tides of Sulfur Pre-Release Full-Album Streaming

UK-based sludge outfit Tides of Sulfur premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Paralysis of Reason", which will be out in stores later today via Sludgelord, APF and Astral Noize.

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Falaise Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Italian duo Falaise premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "A Place I Don’t Belong To", which will be out in stores later today via A Sad Sadness Song.

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Abduction Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Abduction premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "All Pain As Penance", which will be out in stores later today via Inferna Profundus Records.

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Eye of the Destroyer Premiere New Song "Face Down"

New Jersey’s Eye of the Destroyer premiere a new song entitled "Face Down", taken from their upcoming new album "Baptized In Pain", which be released on May 17th by High Potency Productions.

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Whitechapel Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Whitechapel premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "The Valley", which will be out in stores later today via Metal Blade Records.

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Rivers Of Nihil Fall European/UK Tour Announced

Rivers Of Nihil will head overseas for their first-ever European/UK headlining tour this fall with Black Crown Initiate, MØL and Orbit Culture joining them as support acts. Below's where that trek will hit:

09/20 Berlin, GER – Cassiopeia
09/21 Leipzig, GER – Felsenkeller
09/22 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof
09/23 Prague, CZE – Nova Chmelnice
09/24 Vienna, AUT – Arena
09/25 Munchen, GER – Backstage
09/26 Milano, ITA – Circolo Svolta
09/27 Aarau, SWI – Kiff
09/28 Bochum, GER – Matrix
09/29 Birmingham, UK – Mama Roux
09/30 Bristol, UK – The Fleece
10/01 Manchester, UK – Rebellion
10/02 London, UK – The Dome
10/03 Paris, FRA – Gibus
10/04 Haarlem, NET – Patronaat
10/05 Antwerp, BEL – Trix

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Rise Of The Northstar Premiere New Music Video

Rise Of The Northstar‘s “The Legacy Of Shi” new official music video has debuted online and is available for streaming below. The track is also the title track to the band’s latest album, which is out in stores now through SharpTone Records.

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Lord Dying Premiere New Song

A new Lord Dying track called “Freed From The Pressures Of Time” has premiered online. The song is taken from the group’s impending album, “Mysterium Tremendum“, out in stores on April 26th via eOne Music.

Comments Lord Dying's guitarist/vocalist Erik Olson: More...

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