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Metal News for April 12, 2018

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16 news articles posted on this day.

Within The Giant’s Premiere New Song & Lyric Video

Within The Giant’s is proud to premiere their new single and lyric video "The Summit", a track about "to reaching your goals no matter how daunting the task, being the best you can be and just getting to the top of your own personal summit, the mountain of life."

Watch now "The Summit" below:

In additional news, WITHIN THE GIANT'S REACH will be hitting the US Midwest during May and June, which includes a hometown show in San Antonio (all dates listed below): More...

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Infected Dead Premiere New Lyric Video

Infected Dead unleashed their stunning debut EP Archaic Malevolence last December; six tracks of visceral death metal, brutal, catchy, influenced by genre leaders Aborted and The Black Dahlia Murde. Today the band offer up a brand new lyric video for ‘Resurrectionist’, edited and by Andy Pilkington of Very Metal Art.

Vocalist Lou Ede speaks, “The great Nyarlathotep has returned, in ‘Resurrectionist’ he begins the incantations that will wake the old ones from their deathlike sleep and spread insanity throughout the land.”

Watch now ‘The Resurrectionist’ below.

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Seventh Wonder Premiere New Song "Victorious"

Heeding the Seventh Wonder fans' requests to hear new music from the band, the band is pleased to finally announce the release of "Victorious," the first single off of their brand new studio album Tiara, which is scheduled for release on October 12th.

Hear "Victorious" below:

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Blood Region Present New Singer In New Music Video

Finnish metal band Blood Region release a second song from their upcoming album, introducing their new Italian singer Ira Green.

Check it out below.

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Wreath of Tongues Pre-Release Full-Album Streaming

NYC’s own Wreath of Tongues premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Like Rats", which comes out this Friday, April 13th.

Check out now "Like Rats" in its entirety below.

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Craft Debut New Song "The Cosmic Sphere Falls"

Sweden's black metal unit Craft debut a new song entitled "The Cosmic Sphere Falls", taken from their upcoming new album "White Noise and Black Metal", which will be out in stores June 22nd, 2018 on Season of Mist.

Check out now "The Cosmic Sphere Falls" below.

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Fervent Hate Premiere New Song "Evil Twins"

Peruvian death metal outfit Fervent Hate premiere a new song titled "Evil Twins", taken from their upcoming new album "Tales Of Hate, Lust And Chaos", which will be released on April 16 by the Russian labels Satanath Records and More Hate Productions.

Check out now "Evil Twins" below.

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Wykan Debut New Song "The Gathering"

Montreal trio Wykan premiere a new song entitled "The Gathering", taken from their upcoming debut EP "Solace", which which will be released on April 13 via Bandcamp.

Check out now "The Gathering" below.

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Voidthrone Premiere Title Track Of Upcoming New EP

Voidthrone debut the title track of their upcoming new EP "Kur", which will be out in stores May 4 via Bandcamp.

Check out now "Kur" below.

State the band about "Kur": More...

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Metallica Share Remastered Version Of Budgie Cover

Metallica share a remastered version of their cover of Budgie‘s “Crash Course In Brain Surgery” streaming below. It’s from their upcoming reissue of the “Garage Days Re-Revisited” covers EP. Chris Bellman remastered the EP at Bernie Grundman Mastering in Hollywood, CA. The reissue will be released tomorrow Friday, April 13th, via Metallica‘s own label Blackened Recordings.

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Ed Gein Call It Quits

Ed Gein have officially called it quits with the group issuing the following statement on their disbandment and a new project dubbed Shadow Snakes two members have in the works. Shadow Snakes have been in the studio recently tracking their full-length debut with twelve songs planned for it. You can hear a tease of a song from it below:

States Ed Gein: More...

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Ex-Bane Vocalist Bedard Returns In Antagonize

Former Bane singer Aaron Bedard returns on vocals in the new band Antagonize. The outfit just released their debut demo streaming below. Antagonize will perform their first show on June 05th at the Middle East in Cambridge, MA.

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Exhumed & Gruesome Florida Shows Announced

Matt Harvey will be pulling double duty at two forthcoming Florida shows. He’ll be taking to the stage at the following two dates with both Exhumed and Gruesome:

07/14 Tampa, FL – Crowbar
07/15 Orlando, FL – Will’s Pub

Gruesome have a new effort entitled “Twisted Prayers” due out on June 01st.

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Aborted: Tracking Of New Album Finished

Aborted have officially wrapped up the recording of their new album “TerrorVision“. Kristian Kohlmannslehner will soon start mixing the effort, which Century Media have scheduled for a September 21st release date.

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(hed)p.e. July European Tour Announced

(hed)p.e. announce a new run of summer European dates:

07/05 Ostrava, CZE – Barrak
07/06 Poznan, POL – U Bazyla
07/07 St Andra Am See, AUT – Rock Den See
07/08 Stuttgart, GER – Keller Club
07/09 Dusseldorf, GER – Stone
07/10 Aachen, GER – Musikbunker
07/11 Osnabruck, GER – Bastard Club
07/12 Velke Mezirici, CZE – Fajtfest
07/13 Cluj Napoca, ROM – Form Space
07/15 Sofia, BUL – Wrong Fest

The band have this extensive North American tour planned to follow it: More...

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Beartooth Guitarist Taylor Lumley Quits

Beartooth guitarist/vocalist Taylor Lumley has quit the band and explains his decision in a tweet issued yesterday, April 11th:


Beartooth have since reacted to Lumley‘s exit, sharing the below statement: More...

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