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Metal News for May 18, 2018

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13 news articles posted on this day.

Fragments of Unbecoming Premiere New Song & Video

Fragments of Unbecoming premiere a new song entitled "Perdition Portal", taken from their upcoming new album "Perdition Portal – Chapter VI", which will be out in stores today via Bandcamp. The album which was mixed and mastered by Kristian Kohlmannslehner (Aborted, Benighted o.a.)

Check out now "Perdition Portal" below.

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Aegaeon Debut New Track “Ruination”

Aegaeon debut a new single titled “Ruination” streaming below. It’s the first track to arrive off their new effort “Age“, which is also their first outing in six years. A June 09th release date is planned and the band are rejoined by their original frontman Jim Martin.

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Obliterate Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Death metal outfit Obliterate premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Impending Death", which will be out in stores May 28 via Unique Leader Records.

Check out now "Impending Death" in its entirety below.

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Body Count Debut New Video For "All Love Is Lost"

Body Count debut a new video for "All Love Is Lost", taken from their latest album "Bloodlust". The clip was directed by Jay Rodriguez and addresses the discovery of an unfaithful relationship. Law And Order: Special Victims Unit co-star Kelly Giddish plays the vengeful woman in the video.

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Aghasura Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Aghasura premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new EP "Revelations", which will be out in stores later today through Transcending Records.

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Runescarred Debut New Song "This is Mine"

Texas' Runescarred (Dead Earth Politics) debut a new song called "This is Mine", taken from their upcoming new album "We Are", which will be released by the band on June 29.

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Firtan Premiere New Song "Seegang"

German black metal band Firtan premiere a new song titled "Seegang", taken from their upcoming new album "Okeanos", which will be out in stores July 13th via AOP Records.

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Ghost Premiere New Single “Dance Macabre”

Ghost debut an official stream of their new track “Dance Macabre” below. It’s from their fourth studio effort, “Prequelle“, out in stores June 01st.

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Bullet For My Valentine Premiere New Track

Bullet For My Valentine have launched another single from their approaching new album, “Gravity“. That latest track is titled “Letting You Go” and can be streamed below, after having debuted on the radio earlier today, May 17th. “Gravity” is slated to receive a June 29th release date.

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Alkaloid Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Alkaloid (Obscura) premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Liquid Anatomy", ahead of its official release later today, May 18th.

Check out now "Liquid Anatomy" in its entirety below.

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Megadeth Announce Summer European/UK Tour

Megadeth announce their spring/summer European/UK touring plans. Below's where you can catch them live this year:

06/05 Oslo, NOR – Spektrum
06/06 Malmo, SWE – Kulturbolaget
06/08 Hyvinkaa, FIN – Rockfest
06/10 Copenhagen, DEN – Royal Arena
06/12 Pilsen, CZE – HM Arena
06/13 Katowice, POL – Spodek
06/14 Vienna, AUT – Nova Rock Festival
06/16 London, UK – Stone Free Festival
06/18 Esh-Sur-Alzette, LUX – Rockhal Club
06/19 Freiburg, GER – Sick Arena
06/20 Mannheim, GER – Zeltfestival
06/22 Leipzig, GER – Matapaloz Festival
06/23 Dessel, BEL – Graspop Metal Meeting
06/24 Clisson, FRA – Hellfest
06/26 Zurich, SWI – Firepower 2018
06/28 Roma, ITA – Rock In Rome
06/30 Verona, ITA – Rock The Castle
07/02 Geneva, SWI – Post Tenebras Rock
07/04 Strasbourg, FRA – La Laiterie
07/06 Lyon, FRA – Le Transbordeur
07/07 Barcelona, SPA – Barcelona Rock Fest
07/08 Madrid, SPA – Wizink Center
07/10 Lisbon, POR – Estadio Municipal De Oeiras
07/13 Viveiro, SPA – Resurrection Fest

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New Death Anniversary Vinyl Releases Coming

Relapse Records are planning three Death deluxe anniversary vinyl releases for July 20th. Each of the LPs will be released in celebration of a specific milestone, including a 30th anniversary edition of “Leprosy” a 25th anniversary edition of “Individual Thought Patterns” and a 20th anniversary pressing of “The Sound Of Perseverance“.

A trailer for the re-release can be streamed below:


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Lamb Of God Debut New Video & Full Album Stream

Lamb Of God premiere an official music video - under their original moniker Burn The Priest - for their take on Big Black‘s “Kerosene“. Lamb Of God have temporarily taken up their former name for their upcoming 20th anniversary cover outing, “Legion: XX“, which will hit stores today and is streaming in full as well after the clip. On that release the group cover tracks from a number of bands that influenced them, including Bad Brains, Melvins, Ministry, Quicksand etc..


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