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Metal News for May 13, 2019

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7 news articles posted on this day.

Slipknot Tease New Masks & Further Surprise

While it’s already expected that some new stuff will be revealed during Slipknot's live performance on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!‘ this Friday, May 17th, it seems like new music or something else will land a day prior. Featured on Slipknot1.com a timer which stops on the number of ‘0516’ is installed , suggesting a reveal is scheduled for this Thursday, May 16th.

The band also posted the below teaser clip which fans believe to be brief teases of Slipknot’s new masks among a mixture of footage from preceding eras.

Slipknot's new studio album is presently set for an August 09th release date. More...

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Hate Posts New Music Video Online

On June 14th, Hate will release their 11th full-length, "Auric Gates Of Veles," via Metal Blade Records. A music video for the first single, "Sovereign Sanctity," produced by 9LITER FILMY and filmed by Blazej Jankowiak, can be seen below.

ATF Sinner comments: "Well here it is, the first visual to our new album - 'The Auric Gates of Veles' - for the song, 'Sovereign Sanctity.' We feel the video and the song together pass a story that at once conveys our message universally and yet is full of details and symbolism that tell a deeper story. So instead of me telling you about it, I'll present it to you all with no preface. Just a quick thanks before we start to Blazej Jankowiak and 9LITERFILMY for the massive work done bringing our united vision to life." More...

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Hellyeah Reveals New Album Details

After this weekend’s courageous and emotional sold-out concert in Las Vegas celebrating the life of Vinnie Paul, hard rock purveyors Hellyeah announce today the title of their sixth studio album, "Welcome Home," and new release date, Friday September 27th, via Eleven Seven Music.

The new video for the title track will be available Friday May 17th, and can be pre-ordered here with an immediate download of the track.

Welcome Home, the eagerly anticipated new album featuring the late Vinnie Paul’s final recordings, will unleash 10 tracks, driven by their love, loyalty, reverence and respect for their fallen brother, including the first fiery song, "333," recently released. Watch the official music video below. More...

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Battle Beast Announces European Tour

Finnish heavy metal outfit Battle Beast has announced that they will be embarking on a lengthy run of shows in Europe, beginning in November. The tour is in support of their latest album, "No More Hollywood Endings," which was released this past March through Nuclear Blast and topped the charts in their native Finland.

The new tour dates are as follows:

November 15 - Karlstad, Sweden - Nöjesfabriken
November 16 - Malmö, Sweden - Kulturbolaget
November 17 - Kiel, Germany - Orange Club
November 19 - Aschaffenburg, Germany - Colos-Saal
November 21 - Braunschweig, Germany - Westand
November 22 - Bremen, Germany - Aladin Music Hall
November 23 - Herford, Germany - X
November 24 - Eindhoven, Netherlands - Dynamo
November 25 - Birmingham, UK - O2 Academy 2
November 27 - Dublin, Ireland - Button Factory
November 28 - Manchester, UK - Club Academy
November 29 - Glasgow, Scotland - Slay
November 30 - London, UK - ULU Live
December 1 - Kortrijk, Belgium - De Kreun
December 3 - Wörgl, Austria - Komma
December 4 - Ravensburg, Germany - OberschwabenKlub
December 6 - Geiselwind, Germany - Christmas Bash
December 7- Oberhausen, Germany - Ruhrpott Metal Meeting
December 8 - Augsburg, Germany - Kantine
December 11 - Salzburg, Austria - Rockhouse
December 12 - Lausanne, Switzerland - Les Docks
December 13 - Zurich, Switzerland - Dynamo
December 14 - Karlsruhe - Knock Out Festival

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Gama Bomb Announces Shows With Sister Shotgun

English heavy metal/rock band Sister Shotgun has announced dates in July with Gama Bomb and a Midlands show with friends Iconic Eye in Cannock on June 1, 2019.

Vocalist Chloe Ozwell says: "We‘re very much looking forward to returning to the Midlands for an intimate show with our good friends, Iconic eye. It going to be a crazy show"

And on hooking up with Gama Bomb again: "We can‘t wait to get back on the road and hit a couple of a cities we‘ve not played for in a while. We‘re excited to be supporting Gama Bomb and these are set to be some insane shows!"

The scheduled dates are as follows:

June 1 -Cannock – The Station
July 12 Manchester – Satan‘s Hollow
13 Glasgow – Stereo
14 London - Underworld

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Botis Premiere New Song "Descent"

Philadelphia blackened thrash/death metal metal quartet Botis premiere a new song entitled "Descent", taken from their upcoming new album "Grand Abominations", which will be out in stores July 26th.

Check out now "Descent" below.

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Bodysnatcher Premiere New Music Video

Bodysnatcher premiere a new music video for their song “Exterminate” from their latest full-length, “Death Of Me“.

You can catch Bodysnatcher out on the road on this spring run commencing next week with Chelsea Grin, Slaughter To Prevail, Enterprise Earth and Traitors: More...

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