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Metal News for August 13, 2014

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36 news articles posted on this day.

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Vangough Talks Pain of Salvation Tour, Kickstarter

A month ahead of the start of a North American tour with Pain of Salvation (sponsored by MetalUnderground.com), the Oklahoma-based prog metal foursome Vangough is in heavy rehearsal mode. With a few videos making their way to the band’s YouTube, an eager and locked-in beast is emerging and preparing to hit the ProgPower USA debut hard. Finding success through their ’Touring The Madness’ Kickstarter, which doesn’t end until the 21st of August, Vangough hope to be able to capitalize on the momentum and push for stretch goals. Lead guitarist/vocalist Clay Withrow caught up with MetalUndergroud.com after hitting the $3,000 band Kickstarter goal to talk about the band. More...

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Lethal Dosage Announces New Shows

Tucson-based depravity squad Lethal Dosage is ready to intoxicate the Southwest once again, having locked down another tour of the region for this Fall.

Lethal Dosage will bring crushing ruckus to another six towns across the Southwest U.S. beginning October 6th. The Completely Meaningless Party Tour will blaze Anaheim, Ventura, Las Vegas, Flagstaff and Tempe before the caravan smolders out with a final show in the band's hometown on October 11th.

The band's hometown brethren in Evasion will be joining the melee as support for these dates:

10/06/2014 The Doll Hut - Anaheim, CA
10/07/2014 Billy O's - Ventura, CA
10/08/2014 Adrenaline Bar - Las Vegas, NV
10/09/2014 The Hive - Flagstaff, AZ
10/10/2014 Tempe Tavern - Tempe, AZ
10/11/2014 The Rock - Tucson, AZ More...

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God Seed Begins Pre-Production

God Seed has entered the studio to start the pre-production on a new full-length album. The album is yet untitled and will follow previous release "I Begin" (reviewed here).

God Seed's King also previously commented: "We are so far working on the material I have made over the last 2 years. I am satisfied with the way the songs are coming out and believe we are on our way to make our strongest album yet." More...

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Mob Rules Details "Timekeeper" Anniversary Boxset

While Northern German melodic metal band Mob Rules is currently applying the finishing touches to the boxed anniversary set "Timekeeper" - set for release on October 10th (Germany), October 13th (EU) and October 28th (North America) via SPV/Steamhammer Records - the musicians have revealed initial details about this special package which consists of two CDs, a single and a live DVD.

CD 1 has Mob Rules presenting the 15 most important songs from the previous eight releases, among them classics such as 'Black Rain', 'Hollowed Be Thy Name', 'Astral Hand', 'Rain Song' (Live) and 'Cannibal Nation'.

CD 2 is the fulfillment of the band members' longstanding dream: "We've always wanted to invite guests to the studio who have been important to us and our development and who have become friends," explains drummer Nikolas Fritz, referring to a long list of renowned musicians who have contributed to Timekeeper, among them Udo Dirkschneider (U.D.O.), Bernhard Weiß & Marco Wriedt (both Axxis), Amanda Somerville & Sascha Paeth (both Avantasia), Peavy Wagner (Rage), Michael Ehré (Gamma Ray), Herman Frank (Accept), Corvin Bahn (Uli Jon Roth, Saxon), Herbie Langhans (Sinbreed, Seventh Avenue), Stefan Lill (Vanden Plas) Chitral Somapala (ex-Firewind, Red Circuit) and Peter Knorn (Victory). These artists can be heard on newly recorded Mob Rules classics, the cover versions 'Lights Out' (UFO) and 'Run With The Wolf' (Rainbow) as well as two brand-new songs which Mob Rules composed exclusively for Timekeeper. "This boxed set reflects the band's past, present and future," comments Nikolas Fritz.

Timekeeper is rounded off by a DVD featuring recordings from the 2011 Mob Rules performance at the Prog Power US festival in Atlanta/USA plus extensive bonus material. Nikolas Fritz: "Our fans kept asking about those film recordings, that's why we have now had the material cut and its sound mixed. A great souvenir, also for ourselves." More...

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Goatwhore Kicking Off New Live Run

Following a near month-long run of live debauchery on this year's edition of the Summer Slaughter tour, today New Orleans' metal horde Goatwhore kicks off a short bout of headlining takeovers through Pittsburgh, Newport, and Poughkeepsie before making a special appearance at the Gwar B-Q on August 16th.

The band will take a short break before going roadbound again in September supporting death rock/horror punk icons Samhain on select dates. Additionally, Goatwhore will make it's way to Europe this Fall/Winter with headliners Dying Fetus. Set to commence on November 8th in Liege, Belgium, the epic journey will trample its way through nearly four dozen metropolises, coming to a close on December 20th in Leer, Germany. Additional support will be provided by Malevolence and Fallujah.

Goatwhore is currently touring in support of the "Constricting Rage Of The Merciless" full-length, which debuted at #81 on Billboard's Top 200 chart, toppling the last entry position of #171 with "Blood For The Master" (reviewed here). More...

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Pig Heart Transplant Streaming Two New Tracks

Cvlt Nation is currently punishing the masses with a double-dose of distressing no-wave industrial mayhem courtesy of Pig Heart Transplant (the solo project of Iron Lung's Jon Kortland).

The two tracks streaming below are culled from his second full-length, "For Mass Consumption," which is nearing release this September 2nd via 20 Buck Spin and the band's own Iron Lung Records.

The albums' second and third tracks "Film" and "Gift" offer just enough of the album's surreal, noise-infiltrated, nightmare soundtrack characteristics to send most normal humans straight to the bomb shelter or panic room, but for the more adventurous listeners, these two tracks will serve as bait, and draw them into the madness of "For Mass Consumption" like flies to the fire. More...

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Opeth Announces Tour With In Flames

Roadrunner Records retro rock group Opeth has announced details about a return to North America for a coast-to-coast co-headline run with In Flames.

The nationwide trek, which will also feature support from Red Fang, is set to get underway on December 3rd at the Riviera Theatre in Chicago, IL and traverse North America through the end of the month.

“We are delighted to return to North America to tour our latest album ‘Pale Communion,’” commented Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt. “This will be the first of two North American tours and the fact that we are teaming up with our old friends In Flames for this co-headline tour means that we can get to play some large venues and present our new stage show. I am also looking forward to drinking expensive whiskey with Anders on his account!”

In Flames frontman Anders Fridén added, "I met [Opeth guitarist] Mikael [Akerfeldt] for the first time in 1998 during the recording of Opeth's album ‘My Arms, Your Hearse.’ I was working in the studio and we've been friends ever since. Now 16 years more beautiful, we release albums in the same cycle and it's with great honor and pleasure that In Flames share stage with our friends and fellow countrymen in Opeth." More...

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Godsmack Posts "1000HP" Video

Godsmack today posts a new music video for the title track off the freshly released "1000HP" album. Check it out at Vevo.com or in the player below. The album's track listing is as follows:

1. 1000HP
2. Fml
3. Something Different
4. What's Next?
5. Generation Day
6. Locked & Loaded
7. Living In the Gray
8. I Don't Belong
9. Nothing Comes Easy
10. Turning To Stone More...

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Stick To Your Guns Seeking Fans For Video Shoot

Stick To Your Guns will be filming a music video for a new song titled “Nobody" with director Max Moore (Code Orange Kids, Of Mice & Men) and have asked fans to participate.

Filming will take place on Tuesday, August 19th at The Observatory (3503 S. Harbor Blvd Santa Ana, CA 92704) from 5:30pm - 9pm. The first 500 participants will receive a free limited edition collectors item.

“I never felt like I belonged to anything until finding punk and hardcore music,” frontman Jesse Barnett said. "After starting Stick To Your Guns and seeing kids scream our words back at us I realized our songs resonated with them and they felt just like I did. This song is for us; the losers, the fuck ups and the outcasts. The nobodies. Looked past and picked last. Come join us and have some fun."

Stick To Your Guns recently finished recording a new album with producer John Feldmann (The Used, We Came As Romans). A release date and title for the album will be released soon.

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Single Mothers Announces Debut Full-Length

Single Mothers is excited to announce the details of "Negative Qualities," the band's debut full-length album.

The album will be released by HXC Recordings (World) and Dine Alone Records (Canada) on October 7th, 2014 and today you can check out the song "Marbles" below. The full track listing is as follows:

1. Overdose
2. Marbles
3. Womb
4. Half-Lit
5. Feel Shame
6. Crooks
7. Patricide
8. Ketamine
9. Blood Pressure
10. Money More...

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No Sin Evades His Gaze Releases New Single

Having just returned from tearing Bloodstock Festival a new one, U.K. outfit No Sin Evades His Gaze has dropped a new video and single.

The quintet's video montage for new single "The Guillotine Blade" was shot during a performance at the U.K. Tech Fest in June. Check it out below.

The band's debut album "Age Of Sedation" released on August 8th, and can be downloaded on a "pay what you like" basis at Bandcamp here. More...

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Brant Bjork Announces New Tour Dates

Brant Bjork and The Low Desert Punk Band will be hitting the road later this month alongside COC and B'last. The dates begin August 21st in Salt Lake Utah and are set to run through September 1st in Vancouver, BC. A European tour is also scheduled for October, and all dates can be found below.

Known for his work as a founding member of Kyuss and more recently for his work with John Garcia in Vista Chino, Brant Bjork has had quite an eventful career as a founder of record labels (El Camino and Duna Records) and as a producer.

Brant Bjork recently signed with Napalm Records and is currently working on a new album due out this fall. BB will be playing songs from the upcoming record and some "Low Desert Punk" classics.

Brant comments: "I am super stoked and honored to be part of this legendary line up with COC and B'last! Not only will we be rocking but it is always great to tour with friends." More...

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A Higher Demise Releases New Video

The British metalcore newcomers in A Higher Demise have released a video clip for the track "My Therapist Knows You By Name," taken off forthcoming EP "The Doctor Will See You Now."

Consisting of Charlie Serafini (vox), Terry Beckley (Guitar/Vox), Dan Pape (Guitar), Rachael Tarr (Bass) and James Farrell (Drums) the band draws upon influences such as Of Mice & Men, Bring Me The Horizon, and Eyes Set To Kill.

Produced by Jason Wilson (You Me At Six/Ghost Of A Thousand) "The Doctor Will See You Now" will be available on iTunes this coming September 15th, 2014 via Ambicon Records. More...

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Doomspeak In Pre-Production

Hailing from Upstate NY, Jason Snell (Ex-Pyrexia / Enthroned In Hate) has created the crushing new project Doomspeak.

Joining Jason in this mix of madmen are Duane Timlin (Ex-Divine Empire / Dying Fetus / Forrest of The Impaled) and his relentless hammers of drumming doom, and Michael Dorrian (Anatomy of I) who brings a level of guitar proficiency and mastery while handling all leads and solos. The band comments:

"Doomspeak plays and bleeds what comes naturally from their influences, both from here and beyond! Doomspeak serves as a vessel of summoned energies with which to express and explore any number of observations and views one can make when gazing upon this world, or any other world with truly open eyes!

"Come forth and listen to these works of doom. These honestly expressed words and hymns of observed chaos, corruption, war, and death... Come to know the black-flame illuminated heresy known as Doomspeak."

Doomspeak's debut album is currently in pre-production is and is slated for a late 2014 release. More...

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Bludded Head Streams "Shitsucker Blues"

Hailing from the North Texan city of Denton, Bludded Head was initially formed out of an appreciation for Henry Cow’s avant-garde leanings, La Monte Young-inspired minimalism, and the sheer punishing volume of doom metal.

The band's "Reign In Bludd" album is due out October 6th, 2014 via Sleeping Giant Glossolalia and was recorded by Matthew Barnhart at Electrical Audio. Opening track "Shitsucker Blues" can be heard below, and the track listing is as follows:

1. Shitsucker Blues (8:28)
2. Fuckitdry (4:07)
3. Pouring Rain (10:29)
4. Pea (3:46) More...

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Crucified Barbara Streaming "Electric Sky"

Scandinavia's all-lady hard rock/heavy metal outfit, Crucified Barbara, has teamed up with Revolver to launch a new song titled "Electric Sky" from the band's upcoming album "In the Red."

Stream "Electric Sky" in the player below before "In the Red" drops on September 10th via Despotz Records.

"In the Red" can be pre-ordered now through the Crucified Barbara web-store, and you can also read our recent interview with the band at this location. More...

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Affiance Reveals "Blackout" Details

Cleveland metal band Affiance is gearing up to release "Blackout" on September 23rd, 2014 via Bullet Tooth. Singer Dennis Tvrdik commented:

"We are still a relatively small band in a very big metal world and we hope to change that with this album. Blackout is a bit darker than our previous albums, and I think it’s time for heavy music with melodies to make its presence known in American metal culture. I am proud to be a part of that."

The first single from “Blackout” (Produced by Carson Slovak at Atrium Audio) is titled “Limitless” and can be heard below. The band is filming a music video for the song “Fire” that will also premiere in the coming weeks.

Brett Wondrak (Guitar) commented on the new album: “Blackout is another step forward for us. We wrote this album to give our fans everything they expect from us and more. All the catchy guitar licks, crushing breakdowns, shredding solos, and memorable high notes that Dennis is so well known for. These are some of the best songs we've ever written. This has been a great year for metal. 'Blackout' will be no exception."

01. FIRE!
02. Blackout
03. Limitless
04. Darkest
05. Monuments Fail
06. In Justice
07. Brothers
08. Death Cycle
09. No Peace
10. Midnight More...

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Outre To Release "Ghost Chants"

This Fall will see Outre's full-length debut album "Ghost Chants" emerging through Third Eye Temple, in cooperation with Essential Purification Records and Godz Ov War Productions.

The cover artwork was created by Robert A. Von Ritter and can be seen below. The following press release was also issued:

"This time Outre will stray from the path paved by previous output, the EP and a split with Thaw, in favor of more aggressive yet compact forms. Ghost Chants contains mighty slab of what can be called modern Black Metal in vein of Deathspell Omega, Blut Aus Nord or Omega Massif. Ghost Chants will appear as a regular CD as well as vinyl LP. Official release date will be confirmed in the first half of September.

"Still it is not the end of the revelations to come. The dawn of next year will bring split output shared by Outre and Entropia, containing exclusively premiere material. It will be by all means exceptional, but the details will be revealed in an appropriate moment…" More...

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ColdBlood Posts New Music Video

"Metastasis (Christ)," the new video clip from Brazilian death metal band ColdBlood, is now available online and can be seen below.

The clip was produced CS Music Videos and can be seen below. "Metastasis (Christ)" comes off the band's latest album "Chronology Of Satanic Events."

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Rings Of Saturn Releases 3D Video

Bay Area tech-death outfit Rings Of Saturn has unveiled the initial single from upcoming third full-length album, "Lugal Ki En," through a conceptual 3-D video for the album's opening track, "Senseless Massacre." Check it out below, thanks to Metal Injection.

The newly constructed "Senseless Massacre" video was directed and edited by Alex T. Reinhard and shot and produced by Brooke Brennan, both of Brutal Productions, and features visual effects courtesy of Harsh Wayne Enterprises.

The video was also constructed with 3-D viewing enabled via Youtube player settings, though 3-D glasses are required to delve into the other dimension full-on. Comments founding guitarist Lucas Mann of the track:

"'Senseless Massacre' is the first debut single off of Rings Of Saturn's new album, Lugal Ki En, on Unique Leader Records. The music video depicts the band as aliens (full-black eyes) performing on alien-like instruments (Etherial Guitars) with their vocalist, Ian Bearer, being abducted and tortured in extraterrestrial machinery. After being tortured and experimented on, his blood turns blue at the end of the video showing that he has transformed and is no longer human. This conveys the idea that aliens could already be living along side us without the general population being aware of it."

"Lugal Ki En" will see worldwide impact via Unique Leader Records this October, in North America on the 14th and in Europe on the 17th. More...

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Obscure Burial Announces Cassette Release

Invictus Productions will unleash the second demo of Obscure Burial, titled "Epiphany," which is set for international release on September 15th on cassette tape. The label comments:

"Hailing from the fertile Finnish black metal scene and featuring a couple native veterans, Obscure Burial are fittingly named: the quartet unloads an arsenal of ancient black/death magick, drawing influence from the fuck-off-forever sounds of Necrovore, Profanatica, Sadistic Intent, and early Possessed, piling on miles of filth and obscurity atop.

"As such, the title Epiphany is also fitting, as this four-song demo reveals a young band hungry for the olden ways and rabidly committed to putting their own personal spin on it. And song titles like 'Night Queen' and 'Demonic Incantation' should say more than enough - revel in Obscure Burial's Epiphany!"

1. Night Queen
2. Dweller In The Abyss
3. Daemonic Incantation
4. Epiphany More...

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Liv Kristine Reveals New Solo Album

Liv Kristine (Leaves' Eyes, Theatre Of Tragedy) is returning with a fifth solo album to be titled "Vervain."

The album will be released on November 4th in North America and October 27th in the U.K. via Napalm Records. The label comments:

"Vervain presents itself as a spectacular piece of musical art: A rock masterpiece in an incomparable sound, multi-faceted and in every song in another shape between light and darkness.

"Fall 2014 is going to be place of a tour, which has never been previously given: Liv Kristine will go on an extensive tour together with Kari Ruslåtten and Anneke van Giersbergen! 'The Sirens in concert 2014' will be presented by Orkus & take place in mid-October and December 2014!" More...

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Funeral Horse Gets "Stoned And Furious"

Funeral Horse just released "Sinister Rites Of The Master," and now the band has teamed up with Decibel Magazine to premiere a music video for "Stoned And Furious," which can be seen below. The "Sinister Rites Of The Master" track listing is as follows:

1. Until The Last Nation Falls (5:06)
2. Amputate The Hands Of Thieves (4:35)
3. Communist's Blues (4:06)
4. Executioner Of Kings (4:17)
5. I Hear The Devil Calling Me (1:33)
6. Stoned And Furious (3:12)
7. Working Man (4:52)

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Bloodshot Dawn Announces New Tour Dates

After revealing details for the upcoming "Demons" album yesterday (check out the artwork and track listing right here), Bloodshot Dawn has now announced upcoming European and Japanese tour dates to support the release. Catch the band live on these dates:

26th October - Limerick, Ireland - Dolan’s Warehouse
27th October - Belfast, Northern Ireland - Voodoo
28th October - Glasgow, Scotland - Audio
29th October - Manchester, England - Sound Control
30th October - Bristol, England - The Exchange
31st October - Brighton, England - Green Door Store
01st November - London, England - Unicorn
02nd November - Cardiff, Wales - Full Moon
06th November - Osaka, Japan - Namba Rockets w/ Gorguts & Krisiun
07th November - Nagoya, Japan - Imaike 4 Star w/ Gorguts & Krisiun
08th November - Tokyo, Japan - Cyclone w/ Gorguts & Krisiun
09th November - Tokyo, Japan - Cyclone w/ Gorguts & Krisiun
31st January 2015 - Dublin, Ireland - The Academy w/ At The Gates More...

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Psychotic Gardening Releases "Searing Cital" Clip

Winnipeg, MB death/doom metal band Psychotic Gardening has unleashed a very dark music video for the track "Searing Cital," taken from latest album "Hymnosis" (reviewed here), which the band is touring Ontario and Quebec in support of from August 14th to August 24th.

Guitarist Andrew Wiens comments: "This video came together spontaneously - we came across this really creepy scene on our way out to Farmageddon in Alberta earlier this year. There were these dead trees decorated with skulls, it was a just this strange place in a farmer's field. It was seemingly there to worship death.

"I had to get out with my camera to shoot as much of it as possible. We felt like we were pushing to get anything at all and that a crazy murderous freak would come out at any moment to add our own skulls to the trees. We ended up shooting a storyline that tells the story of what we saw there and what it could mean. And of course we did it to the doom-iest of all the songs on the new album, Searing Cital." More...

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Cairo Knife Fight Posts NSFW Music Video

New Zealand outfit Cairo Knife Fight has a new (very NSFW) music video for "Rezlord," which can be seen below. The following press release was also issued about the clip:

"Cairo Knife Fight pull out all the NSFW stops in their new video for 'Rezlord.' Nudity? Check, full frontal. Sex? Lots. Violence? Well, you'll see—if you're over the age of 18 and not at your work computer, that is. 'Rezlord' will be the fist single off the band’s forthcoming debut album. Keep an eye out for album info from CKF."

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Red Fang Releases New Video Clip

Portland, OR band Red Fang has released a new music video for the song "The Meadows," taken from a 7” released through Scion A/V this past May.

The video was directed by David Brodsky (Kylesa, Helmet, Municipal Waste) and can be viewed below. Both songs from the release are also still available for free download right here.

Red Fang is currently in the midst of a month long European tour including numerous festival appearances. Remaining dates are as follows:

Aug 13 Martigny CH Les Caves du Manoir
Aug 14 Pisa IT Musica W Festival
Aug 15 Le Locle CH Rock Altitude
Aug 16 Hasselt BEL Pukkelpop
Aug 17 Biddinghuizen NL Lowlands Festival
Aug 19 Osnabrück GER Bastard Club
Aug 20 Bochum GER Matrix
Aug 21 CharlevilleMezieres FR Cabaret Vert
Aug 22 Reading UK Reading Festival
Aug 23 Leeds UK Leeds Festival More...

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Red Eleven Posts New Music Video

Red Eleven has revealed a video for brand new track "Narrow Mind," taken off the band's forthcoming album "Round II," due to be released on September 5th (September 16th in North America) via Lifeforce Records. Check it out below.

Former/present bands of Red Eleven’s members include names like Machine Men, Swallow the Sun, Code For Silence, Sons Of Aeon, Dark Days Ahead, Plutonium Orange, Manufacturer’s Pride, Dead Cult Diaries, Turta and so on, so there’s plenty of touring and studio experience among the group.

You can pre-order "Round II" at iTunes here and a lyric video for "Tomorrow's Path" can also be seen at this location. More...

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Crobot Announces New Album Release

Blending funk, blues, metal and rock and roll, Crobot has crafted an album of endless good time rock hooks for forthcoming new album "Something Supernatural," due out October 24th on Nuclear Blast.

Today the band also premieres a new live performance video for the song "Legend of the Spaceborne Killer," which can be seen at Yahoo.com here.

For "Something Supernatural," the central Pennsylvania-based band worked with the producer Machine (Clutch, Lamb Of God) at his Machine Shop studios. The same team worked on Crobot’s previous self-titled EP. You can also catch the band live on these dates:

23.09. UK Coventry - Kasbah
24.09. UK London - XOYO
26.09. UK Glasgow - 02 ABC
27.09. UK Manchester - The Ritz

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Municipal Waste Added To 70,000 Tons Of Metal

UMC - promoters for the World's Largest Cruise Festival, 70,000 Tons of Metal - announced that Virginia thrash/crossover act Municipal Waste is the latest act to be added to the 2015 roster. The band is still supporting its latest album "The Fatal Feast (Waste in Space)," which was issued in 2012.

70,000 Tons of Metal casts off on Thursday, January 22, 2015 from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida with a stop at Ocho Rios, Jamaica, returning on Tuesday, January 26, 2015 aboard a new ship, Liberty of the Seas (via Royal Caribbean), which will accommodate four stages. The All-Star Jam band will be back this coming January, which features members from the various acts aboard performing cover tunes live. There will also be two hot tubs on the pool deck stage.

The Jeff Waters run "All-Star Jam," which was absent from the 2014 edition, will return in 2015 as "Jamming With Waters in International Waters." This is how it will go down: Waters will assemble the line-up and compile a list of songs. Then the fans will vote later this year for which of these songs will be played!

All the information on the festival, along with booking information can be found at 70000tons.com.

Municipal Waste joins previously announced bands below, with 32 bands still to be announced:

Alestorm
Annihilator
Apocalyptica
Arch Enemy
Behemoth
Blind Guardian
Cannibal Corpse
Chimaira
D.A.D.
Ensiferum
Equilibrium
God Dethroned
Grave Digger
Heathen
In Extremo
Kataklysm
Korpiklaani
Lake of Tears
Michael Schenker's Temple of Rock
Napalm Death
Origin
Primal Fear
Tank
Therion
Threshold
Triosphere
Xentrix More...

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Bullet Posts Second Preview Clip For New Album

Sweden's Bullet posted the second in a series of preview clips for the upcoming new release "Storm of Blades." The album is set to drop via Nuclear Blast Records on September 5th (EU) and September 9th (USA).

The track list for "Storm of Blades" is:

1. Uprising
2. Storm Of Blades see music video)
3. Riding High
4. Tornado
5. Hawk Eyes
6. This One’s For You
7. Hammer Down
8. It’s On
9. Crossfire
10. Run With The Hunted
11. Coming In Loud (Bonus Track - Digipak Edition)

Check out the preview clip here: More...

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DeLand Rock & Metal Festival Finalizes Lineup

The final lineup and schedule for the upcoming DeLand Rock & Metal Festival have been posted. The festival is sponsored by Metal Underground.com and will take place from November 7-9, 2014 at OB's Restaurant & Lounge located at 1750 North Woodland Blvd in DeLand, Florida. The event will have two outdoor stages, the Main Stage and OB's Stage. Camping will be available.

For all information on the event, head over to the official Facebook Event Page at this location.

VIP All Inclusive (includes camping) packages can be purchased at this location.

VIP Passes (Only) can be purchased at this location.

Camping Passes (Only) can be purchased at this location.

The headline and other notable acts include Seven Kingdoms, Massacre, Widow, A Sound of Thunder, MindMaze, Draekon, Zafakon, Visceral Disgorge and Warforged.

The final lineup and schedule is as follows:

Pre-Party Event - Friday, November 7th (All acts at OB's Stage)

1|6:15-6:45 - Stand Well Among Giants - Post Hardcore from Orlando, FL
2|7:00-7:30 - Almost Winter - Metalcore from Orlando, FL
3|7:45-8:15 - Unsung Hero - Metal/Hard Rock from Tampa, FL
4|8:30-9:00 - Cover The Sun - Rock/Metal from Orlando, FL
5|9:15-9:45 - ShadowStrike - Power Metal from Long Island, NY
6|10:00-10:45 - Judicator - Power Metal from Tuscon, AZ
7|11:00-11:30 - Project: Roenwolfe - Power Metal from AZ/FL
8| 11:45-12:30 - Fathoms Pass - Prog/Power from Tampa, FL

Main Festival, Day 1: Saturday, November 8th
(Numbers on left indicate sequential order of acts between both stages)

Stage 1: OB's Stage

1|12:00-12:30 - Koffity - Metal from Panama City, FL
3|1:00-1:30 - Sinister Circle - Metal from Tampa, FL
5|2:00-2:30 - All Hell - Death Metal from Longwood, FL
7|3:00-3:30 - Atlas - Metal from Melbourne, FL
9|4:00-4:30 - Darkness Rising - Metal from Deltona, FL
11|5:00-5:30 - Sarcophagi - Deathcore from Pensacola, FL
13|6:00-6:30 - The Bride Wore Blood - Deathcore from Orlando, FL
15|7:00-7:30 - Orbweaver - Experimental Metal from Miami, FL
17|8:00-8:30 - Promethean Horde - Death Metal from Tampa, FL
19|9:00-9:30 - Ovid's Withering - Death Metal from Tampa, FL
21|10:15-11:00 - Warforged - Death Metal from Chicago, FL More...

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Stallion Streaming Title Track Of Debut Album

German speed metal act Stallion is streaming the new track "Rise and Ride." The song is the title track for the band's upcoming debut full length album, which is set for release via High Roller Records on September 12, 2014. Pre-orders for the album can be made at this location.

Stallion will join Canadian act Striker in support of Bullet's tour of Europe. For dates and venues, head on over to this location.

The track list for "Rise and Ride" is:

1. Rise And Ride
2. Wild Stallions
3. Streets Of Sin
4. Stigmatized
5. Canadian Steele
6. Bills To Pay
7. Watch Out
8. The Right One
9. The Devil Never Sleeps
10. Wooden Horse

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Eden Circus Posts New Music Video

German post rock/progressive act Eden Circus, who recently signed to Lifeforce Records, released a music video for the new track "Her Lovely Hands Upon The Black Earth." The song appears on the upcoming release "Marula," which is set to drop on September 26th (Germany/Austria/Switzerland), October 6th (UK/Rest of Europe) and October 14th in North America.

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Overcharge Streaming New Song "Nothing On The Way"

Italian speed metal/punk metal act Overcharge is streaming another new track from the debut full length album "Accelerate." Check out the track "Nothing On The Way" in the player below. "Accelerate" drops via Unspeakable Axe Records on September 30, 2014.

The track list for the album is:

1. Accelerate (streaming here)
2. As If There Were No Tomorrow
3. Dirt
4. Drown in Your Own
5. Nothing on the Way
6. Leave Behind
7. Nowhere to Go
8. Water of Fire
9. No Law
10. Don't Waste a Breath

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Accept Posts "Final Journey" Lyric Video

Accept posted a lyric video for the new track "Final Journey." The song appears on the upcoming release "Blind Rage." The album is set to drop Friday in Europe, August 18th in the UK and France and August 19th in the United States via Nuclear Blast Records.

The track list for "Blind Rage" is:

1. Stampede (see music video here)
2. Dying Breed
3. Dark Side Of My Heart
4. Fall Of The Empire
5. Trail Of Tears
6. Wanna Be Free
7. 200 Years
8. Bloodbath Mastermind
9. From The Ashes We Rise
10. The Curse
11. Final Journey

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