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Metal News for April 22, 2018

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10 news articles posted on this day.

Ex-Belphegor Drummer Shares New Drum Cam Clips

As reported earlier this year former Belphegor drummer Simon "Bloodhammer" Schilling has quit the band this spring and has joined the brutal death metal sickos of Monument of Misanthropy. Below you can see some new live drum cam footage showcasing Simon captured during his new band's three weeks European tour together with Immolation and Full Of Hell.

Reveals Simon Schilling in a news update on Sickdrummer Magazine:

Hey sicko drummers! My name is Simon Schilling and these videos are with my band Monument of Misanthropy. I am self-taught and have been playing drums since I was 10 years old… so basically 17 years now. Learning Kiss, Metallica, Sepultura, Slayer, Deep Purple Songs by listening to the CDs. I have always been fascinated by fast and powerful drumming.

I have been a touring drummer since I was 19 and have toured the entire world with bands like Belphegor, Nervecell, Panzerchrist, Der Weg Einer Freiheit, Fleshcrawl, and Kaoteon.

My current project is called Monument of Misanthropy and we are in the writing process of a new Record.


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Witch Casket Premiere Video For "The True Knot"

In anticipation of the release of their debut EP entitled "Hatred Index", Southern California Blackened Death Metal outfit Witch Casket have announced the release of the music video for "The True Knot", one of the tracks from their upcoming album due out April 27th. The video was filmed in Los Angeles and directed by the band's vocalist "Drogoth".

Watch the video below:

Drogoth had this to say about the video: More...

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Hell Obelisco Debut New Music Video

Today Italian heavy sludge metallers HELL OBELISCO are proud to release the official video clip for the song “Voodoo Alligator Blood”.

The single is taken from the debut album “Swamp Wizard Rises” out now via Argonauta Records.

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Shylmagoghnar Premiere Title Track Of Upcoming CD

Hailing from the Netherlands, SHYLMAGOGHNAR's second album is entitled 'Transience' and will be out on June 29th. Watch the new video for the title track of 'Transience' below:

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Watch: Protosequence's New Guitar Playthrough Clip

PROTOSEQUENCE guitarists Kyle Hunter and Dylan Parker are offering a shred-a-thon with a new playthrough video for the band's track "Parasitic" streaming below.

Drawing influence from acts like All Shall Perish, August Burns Red, and The Black Dahlia Murder, PROTOSEQUENCE root their music in technicality while layering emotional, yet gruff vocals weaved into every track. The band transitions seamlessly through djent riffs, grinding drums and groove elements, making their sound versatile and ever-changing. Their latest EP "Biophagous" was unleashed during August of 2017 to follow their 2016 debut "Schizophrene".

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WarCall Premiere New Video For "Mission Commando"

In fall 2017, Canadian thrashers WARCALL unleashed their latest album "Invaders" plus toured across Europe during October. On their invasion of the continent, the Montreal based band collected video clips from their shows and adventures in France, Germany, Belgium and Czech Republic.

Today WarCall premiere a new video for "Mission Commando", with footage captured during above mentioned tour.

Check out now "Mission Commando" below.

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Infinitee Premiere Full-Album Stream

Infinitee premiere the full-album stream of the band's brand new album "The Possibilities Are Endless", out in stores now on all major digital platforms.

Check out now "The Possibilities Are Endless" in its entirety below.

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Ex-Malevolent Creation Singer Fighting Cancer

Former Malevolent Creation vocalist Bret Hoffmann (now of Fire For Effect) is presently fighting stage 4 colon cancer and this GoFundMe has been launched to help out with his medical costs. Comments Hoffmann of his condition:

“Hello Everyone!! I am still in hospital attached to a double pick IV line they installed in me the other day otherwise they have to move the little IV lines every 4 days, and between all the bags of med going in and the bloodwork everyday my hands were bcoming green and blue bruise zonesThe blood thinners help with that.. I will fill in more of this messed up story when I get out.

I have been in Hospital for almost 2 weeks now, I’ve had a MAJOR surgery,many proceedures and tests. Have not eaten that entire time and have not even smelled the outside air in that time. I am however progressing forward. They do want me out so that I can go home and heal and rehab. That may take weeks, after that they have a treatment they are confident in for my cancer, I know I have a long road and life has changed. More...

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The Faceless' New Lineup Plays First Show

After every member except mainman Michael Keene left the group in March, The Faceless' new lineup has now played their debut live show. Friday night the group hit the stage in South Lake Tahoe, NV with fan-filmed footage available for streaming below.

It is still unclear which musicians have joined Keene this time around, with no official press release made. The Faceless have the following dates booked at present: More...

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Pantera Tease Upcoming Fourth Home Videos Release

Pantera‘s forthcoming fourth home videos set is still without an official release date, but the group have shared a new brief teaser clip of it via Instagram past Friday in honor of 4/20.

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