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Metal News for June 21, 2020

Last updated on July 13, 2020 at 4:00 AM ET

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Anthrax Drummer: The Pioneer Of 'Blast Beat'?

Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante says that he is "tired" of not being acknowledged as a pioneer of the "blast beat". Benante argued his role in developing the blast beat during an interview with Drumtalk, which has just been uploaded to YouTube.

Says Benante in the video below: "There's this style of beat called 'blast beat,' and I will say that the first time ever that type of beat was recorded and played on a record was on this S.O.D. record that we did in 1985. And I'm tired of people not crediting that that was the first time."

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Cytotoxin Premiere New Song "Lupus Aurora"

German death metal band Cytotoxin premiere a new song and lyric video called "Lupus Aurora", taken from their upcoming new album "Nuklearth", which is set for release on August 21st by Unique Leader Records.

Check out now "Lupus Aurora" below.

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Cult Burial Premiere New Single

London-based blackened death metal project Cult Burial premiere a new single by the name of "Moribund", which is out in stores now via Bandcamp.

Check out now "Moribund" below.

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Rebel Wizard Premiere New Song

Genre-bending extreme metal outfit Rebel Wizard premiere a new song named "the mind is not your friend", taken from their upcoming new album "Magickal Mystical Indifference", which will be released on July 10th via Prosthetic Records.

Check out now "the mind is not your friend" below.

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