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Metal News for May 17, 2018

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14 news articles posted on this day.

Reverence Release New Lyric Video

US power metal band REVERENCE have released a new lyric video for 'Phoenix Rising', the track is taken from their latest EP 'Foreverence'. The video was edited by Tracy Holland. The video can be viewed below:

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Extermination Dismemberment Premiere New Video

Belarusian slam/death metal quartet Extermination Dismemberment have revealed a brand new single and video just days before embarking to headline the Slamming Annihilation Tour across Europe. Sure to cement an already rock solid reputation, 'Omnivore' offers a mere glimpse of the impending aural assault due from the bands third full length album in the near future.

Listen To 'Omnivore' below.


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Wilt Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Manitoba atmospheric black metal outfit Wilt premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Ruin", which will be out in stores on May 18th via Vendetta Records.

Check out now "Ruin" in its entirety below.

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Xael Debut New Video "Srai (The Demon of Erring)"

Set to unleash their debut album "The Last Arbiter" on Test Your Metal Records on May 18th, 2018, North Carolina sci-fi metallers XAEL have a new music video story to share with fans for their track "Srai (The Demon of Erring)" streaming below:

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Sear Bliss Debut New Song "Shroud"

Hungarian atmospheric black metal band SEAR BLISS will release its eighth album, "Letters From The Edge", in July via Hammerheart Records. The band premiere the first song, "Shroud", from the upcoming album in the form of a lyric video created by guitarist Attila Kovács streaming below.

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Acârash Premiere New Song & Music Video

Oslo’s Acârash premiere a video for the title track of their upcoming debut album "In Chaos Becrowned", which will be out in stores June 8.

Check out now "In Chaos Becrowned" below.

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BornBroken Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Canadian metal unit BornBroken premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "The Years of Harsh Truths And Little Lies…", which will be out in stores May 18.

Check out now "The Years of Harsh Truths And Little Lies…" in its entirety below.

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Haunt Premiere New Song "Burst Into Flame"

Fresno’s classic heavy metal outfit Haunt premiere a new song entitled "Burst Into Flame", taken from their upcoming debut album "Burst into Flame", which will be out in stores August 10 via Shadow Kingdom.

Check out now "Burst Into Flame" below.

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Verberis Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Verberis premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new EP "Vorant Gnosis", which will be released by Pulverised Records on May 18th.

Check out now "Vorant Gnosis" in its entirety below.

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Cult of Occult Premiere New Song "ni"

French sludge doom band Cult of Occult premiere a new song titled "ni", taken from their upcoming new album "Anti Life", which will be released by Music Fear Satan (Hangman’s Chair, Year of No Light, Monarch) on June 1st, in CD and vinyl editions.

Check out now "ni" below.

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Akhenaten Premiere "Erishkigal: Kingdom of Death"

Hailing from Manitou Springs, CO blackened mesopotamian death metal band Akhenaten premiere a new song titled "Erishkigal: Kingdom of Death", taken from their upcoming new album "Golden Serpent God", which will be out in stores May 31 via Satanath Records (Russia) / Cimmerian Shade Recordings (USA) / Murdher Records (Italy).

Check out now "Erishkigal: Kingdom of Death" below.

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Fit For An Autopsy To Play “Mosh 4 Paws” Festival

Fit For An Autopsy, Remembering Never, On Broken Wings and more will be performing at the upcoming ‘Mosh 4 Paws‘ benefit show. Proceeds from the festival will go towards anti animal abuse non-profit, Mosh For Paws. The fest will take place on August 25th at the Debonair Music Hall in Teaneck, NJ, featuring the following bands:

Fit For An Autopsy
Remembering Never
On Broken Wings
Die Young
The Banner
Knuckle Up!
Phantom Pain

A pre-show will be held a day prior on August 24th at the Meatlocker in Montclair, NJ and will feature performances from: More...

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Otep Teases New Single “To The Gallows”

A preview of Otep‘s new song “To The Gallows” has been posted on Instagram and is available for streaming below. The single targets the current U.S. administration and particularly, U.S. President Donald J. Trump. The official lyric video for the song will be out next Friday, May 25th. The band’s new album “Kult 45” will be released on July 27th, featuring also a cover of Rage Against The Machine‘s “Wake Up”.

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Red Fang & Big Business Announce U.S. Tour

Red Fang, Big Business and Dead Now will be out on the road together this fall with Monolord also appearing on select stops. Below’s where the trek will stop:

09/07 Raleigh, NC – Hopscotch Music Festival (Red Fang only)
09/08 Richmond, VA – Capital Ale House (feat. Monolord & Dead Now) (no Big Business)
09/09 Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel (feat. Monolord & Dead Now) (no Big Business)
09/11 Pittsburgh, PA – Spirit Hall
09/12 Columbus, OH – A&R Music Bar
09/13 St. Louis, MO – Firebird
09/14 Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room
09/16 Madison, WI – High Noon Saloon
09/18 Harrisburg, PA – Stage on Herr – HMAC
09/19 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
09/20 Hamden, CT – Space Ballroom
09/21 Boston, MA – The Sinclair
09/22 Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts
09/24 Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom
09/25 Grand Rapids, MI – Pyramid Scheme
09/26 Detroit, MI – El Club
09/28 Indianapolis, IN – The Hi-Fi

Prior to that run Red Fang will be playing the following dates:

05/16 Adelaide, AUS – Fowlers Live
05/18 Wellington, NZ – Valhalla
05/19 Auckland, NZ – Whammy
07/20 Spokane, WA – The Pin
07/21 Kelowna, BC – Kelowna Curling Club
07/28 Montreal, QC – Heavy Montreal
08/19 Las Vegas, NV – Psycho Las Vegas 2018
08/20 San Diego, CA – Brick by Brick

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