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Metal News for April 30, 2011

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14 news articles posted on this day.

Trivium Posts Australian Tour Footage Online

Modern metallers Trivium have posted some new footage online from its recent touring in Australia with hard rockers Disturbed. You can view the footage in the player below.

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In Fear And Faith Posts Music Video Teaser Online

In Fear And Faith has posted a new video teaser online to promote its forthcoming new music video, shot for the track "Counselor." The band commented on the trailer by saying;

"This is a teaser for a music video that we will be releasing within the next couple weeks. It features the music (no vocals) of 'bones,' giving it an epicscoring feel. The music video is for the song 'Counselor,' and we are SO incredibly excited to share it with you."

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The Black Dahlia Murder Posts New Song Online

American death metal act The Black Dahlia Murder has posted a new song online for streaming. The song is taken off its forthcoming new album titled "Ritual." The album will hit store shelves on June 21, 2011 through Metal Blade Records. You can check out the song "Moonlight Equilibrium" in the player below.

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System Divide Interview Posted Online

Metalholic has posted a video interview online with Miri Milman and Sven de Caluwé of System Divide, in which the band members discuss the new album "The Conscious Sedation." You can check out the video clip below.

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Destrose Streaming New Single

Japanese act Destrose, which was highlighted in the all-female edition of our "Unearthing the Metal Underground" column earlier this year, will be releasing the new single "Deathless Memories" on May 25th.

Destrose has now uploaded three new songs online, including the upcoming single. You can check out the songs "Rose of Destruction," "Lifer," and "Deathless Memories" by heading over to the band's official MySpace music profile.

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Slodust Checks In From The Studio

Swedish band Slodust is currently in the studio recording new material. The band has checked in with the following update on the recording process:

"Hey hey hey friends and family! Some update from the studio... Elias has put on great guitars on the 6 songs, now its Niklas (co-producer / play 2nd guitar on the album). Niklas starts recording next week, then its time for Denniz. So far... soooooo gooooood! Keep it real."

The band's last recording studio update is also available to be read by heading over to this location.

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Saxon Checks In With Road Report

Saxon vocalist Biff Byford has issued the following statement about the band's recent U.K. tour dates:

"Hi hope you are all well. The U.K. leg of tour is over and we would like to thank everybody for making it our most successful tour for quite some time the charity meet and greet raised over 2000 puonds so well done to all who got to meet the band. We are talking about putting in some more U.K. dates after summer so keep your eyes on web site we are also working on America and south America so should have some news soon.

"The new album will be available on websites and in stores soon so my advice is to wait a bit longer there may be a ltd edition version or something special we will know soon.

"Keep the faith."

You can also check out Saxon's latest video update by heading over to this location.

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Exhumed Posts New Song Online

Gore-metal act Exhumed has announced the band's new full-length album will be titled "All Guts, No Glory," and the album will see a July 5th North American release date. Exhumed has now posted a track off the album online. Head over to the Exhumed Facebook page to check out "As Hammer To Anvil." Exhumed also recently announced North American tour dates with Macabre, Cephalic Carnage, and Withered. Details are available here.

The new album's track list is as follows:

1. All Guts, No Glory
2. As Hammer To Anvil
3. Your Funeral, My Feast
4. Through Cadaver Eyes
5. Death Knell
6. Distorted And Twisted To Form
7. I Rot Within
8. Dis-assembly Line
9. Necrotized
10. Funereality
11. So Let it Be Rotten…So Let it Be Done

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Mortage Reveals New Album Details

Brazilian metal maniacs Mortage are releasing the new album "The War Is Not Over" through Kill Again Records. New songs from the album, titled "Storm of Fire" and "Soldiers Remain," are available for streaming at this location. You can also check out the recently uploaded video for "Violent Hatred" by heading over here.

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"The War Is Not Over" track listing is as follows:

1. Storm of Fire
2. Prisoners of Lies
3. Violent Hatred
4. Soldier Remains
5. Kill Human to Clean The World
6. The War is Not Over
7. Slave of Hypocrisy
8. Victims of Faith

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Coronatus Posts "Mein Herz" Live Footage

Footage has been posted online of Coronatus performing the song "Mein Herz" during the band's German tour dates. You can check out the clip below.

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Headbanger Streaming Songs From Latest EP

Poland's Headbanger had previously released the "Ready to Strike" EP in Europe, but now Kill Again Records is releasing a Brazilian version with 3 bonus tracks and a new booklet layout. The artwork and new track listing can be viewed below.

1. Intro
2. Ready to Strike
3. Brutal Revenge
4. Speed of Light
5. Nuclear Mosher
6. Headbanger
7. Evil Forces

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You can head over to the band's MySpace page to stream several songs from the release. Headbanger also recently announced the band has pushed back new recording sessions for an upcoming album to November, 2011. Additional details will be announced as they are made available.

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Supreme Pain Posts Studio Report

Supreme Pain has posted a studio video report online from the band's time recording "Divine Incarnation," which will be released through Massacre Records on May 27th, 2011. The video clip can be viewed below.

The cover artwork for the album can be viewed here, and the track listing is as follows:

1. Dawn of a new era
2. The dark army
3. Damned creation
4. Treasonous disease
5. Trapped in heresy
6. Spiritual sickness
7. Divine incarnation
8. Putrefied Beauty
9. The fallen kingdom
10. Towards Hell

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GWAR Raises Cash For New Blood Vomits Episode

The maniacs at Slave Pit Inc. have raised more than $6,000 through www.kickstarter.com to create a new episode of the animated series "The Blood Vomits," which tracks the dark ages-era exploits of Mad Dog, Nails and The Vicar.

The money will be used to create a new full-length webisode of the show, which features GWAR singer Oderus Urungus as Mad Dog, Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe as Nails and Municipal Waste's Tony Foresta as The Vicar.

"I heartily approve of our slaves desperate and pathetic attempts to delude themselves into thinking they can do anything other than scrape dried fecal matter off my armored war-suit," Oderus said. "But I can't help but notice there still is some time to pledge more money...so empty those wallets, steal those credit cards, beat the homeless. Any extra money raised is ear-marked to provide 'shards' for the production crew, so you can be sure it is going to a good cause! And giving your money to GWAR is the only way you can get an 'I'm a Producer of Filth' Blood Vomits t-shirt."

Blood Vomits producer, Mike Derks, said: "We are pleased and delighted and very grateful to our amazing fans and the people at kickstarter.com. Slave Pit has always loved producing side projects, like the X-Cops and DBX, and this is every bit as exciting. The concept of artists getting non-recoupable advances directly from the fans who support them should make a lot of people nervous. This kind of thing, when combined with the limitless and free access that the internet provides, ushers in a new level of empowerment to artists everywhere, and I am sure this is just the beginning."

As for GWAR, they've been booked to play the Download Festival in England June 10-12th.

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The Big 4 Announces New York Date

Following the success of the Big 4's California show, Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, and Anthrax have now announced an east coast show. The Big 4 will be playing at Yankee Stadium on September 14th. Tickets go on sale May 6th at 10am.

Here's the trailer for the New York show:
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