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Metal News for April 15, 2017

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3 news articles posted on this day.

Millennial Reign Recruits New Members

Millennial Reign today reveals a new band line-up. Drummer Steve Nichols (Solitude Aeturnus) and bassist Neil Bertrand (When Angels Die) have come on board as full time members, with the band commenting:

"We are very excited to have such talented heavy hitters join our line up. They will both add a completely new dimension to our overall sound. We have some great shows lined up with bands like HammerFall, Delain and label-mates Theocracy. The forthcoming album is nearly written and studio recording will begin this summer 2017. We look forward to seeing you on the road with our new members."

While waiting on news for the forthcoming release, check out a song off previous album "Carry The Fire" below. More...

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D.R.I. Adds More Shows

Hardcore / metal crossover pioneers D.R.I. (Dirty Rotten Imbeciles), while preparing for a Western Canada tour slated for later this month, just announced a European leg tour dates in June/July.

All Canadian and European shows will be supporting the latest D.R.I. effort “But Wait… There’s More!” Catch the band live on these upcoming dates:

06.13.17 Barcelona, ES - Sala Razzmatazz 2 (With Hatebreed)
06.14.17 Zaragoza, ES - Sala Lopez
06.15.17 Madrid, ES - Sala Caracol
06.16.17 Vitoria-gasteiz, ES - Sala Jimmy Jazz
06.17.17 Clisson, FR - Hellfest
06.18.17 Paris, FR - Gibus Live
06.20.17 Rotterdam, NL - Baroeg
06.21.17 Eindhoven, NL - Effenaar
06.22.17 Drachten, NL - Poppodium Iduna
06.23.17 Grafenhainichen, DE - Wff Fest
06.25.17 Wroclaw, PL - Carpe Diem
06.27.17 Ostrava, CZ - Barrak Club
06.28.17 Wien, AU - Viper Room
06.29.17 Kranj, SI - Trainstation Subart
06.30.17 Reggio Emilia, IT - United As 1 Fest
07.01.17 Bregenz, AU - Between
07.02.17 Munchen, DE - Backstage More...

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We Are Band Nerds Releases New Video

Missing the '90s something fierce? We Are Band Nerds offers up a nu-metal experience from Dallas, Texas, blending elements of jazz, metal, electronic, rap & rock. Check out a lyric video for the song "Whore (Mend My Soul)" below.

We Are Band Nerds has been described as “Deftones meets Outkast, weaving the former’s melodic approach to hard rock with the latter’s eclectic style of hip hop to create a unique tapestry of sound, allowing the music to appeal to a variety of individuals with a range of life experiences."

New track "Whore" takes you on a journey through the aftermath of a failed relationship, how you emerge as nothing more than a mere shadow of the person you once were. The sheer thought of connecting with another person in the same way fills you with pure disgust and more than anything you just want to close your eyes and scream while you search for your next temporary fix. More...

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