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Metal News for August 24, 2019

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Orange Goblin Drummer To Miss U.S. Tour

British heavy metal veterans Orange Goblin has announced that due to a lengthy ordeal trying to obtain a Visa, drummer Chris Turner will not be able to join the band on their upcoming shows in the United States. A statement from the band reads as follows:

"It is with a heavy heart that we have to report that our drummer, and an integral member of the band for 25 years, Chris Turner will not be boarding the plane tomorrow to play the upcoming US tour dates.

"Despite starting our visa application process over 3 months ago, despite having one of the top companies put our petition in, despite the endless red tape and hoops we had to jump through we were only given a last minute embassy appointment. At that appointment Chris was told that he would have to provide extra information for 'Administrative Processing', this despite having had 6 US working visas previously, as well as a US social security number.

"This 'extra info' required was 15 years international travel history (every single Orange Goblin show outside the UK plus every single personal and family holiday Chris has taken), 15 years address history, 15 years employment history, all the names and birthdays of his entire family, every phone number and email address he’s used in the last 15 years and all his social media info. Bear in mind Chris has no criminal record (even had a clean driving licence for over 30 years), He is not a member of or affilaited with any political group or organisation and he hasn’t travelled to a blacklisted country. More...

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The Great Old Ones Premiere Song "Nyarlathotep"

French metal Lovecraftians The Great Old Ones premiere a new song and lyric video entitled "Nyarlathotep", taken from their upcoming new album "Cosmicism", which will be out in stores October 25 via Season Of Mist.

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In Mourning Premiere New Song & Music Video

In Mourning premiere a new song and music video titled "Black Storm", taken from their upcoming new album "Garden of Storms", which will be out in stores on October 4th via Agonia Records.

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Exhorder Premiere New Track “Hallowed Sound”

Exhorder premiere another new track from their first new record in 27 years, “Mourn The Southern Skies“. Below you can hear “Hallowed Sound” off of that release that will be released on September 20th via Nuclear Blast Records.

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Insomnium Premiere New Music Video “Valediction”

Insominum‘s eighth full-length release “Heart Like A Grave” is scheduled for an October 04th release via Century Media Records. Coming with the announcement the band premiere their new music video for the track “Valediction“.

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Jinjer Premiere New Song & Music Video

Jinjer‘s new record “Macro” has been announced for an October 25th release date via Napalm Records. A new single from it entitled “Judgement (& Punishment)” has premiered online, complete with a new official music video, streaming for you below.

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Bad Wolves Premiere New Song "Killing Me Slowly"

Bad Wolves have now officially announced an October 25th release date for their new outing “N.A.T.I.O.N.” through Eleven Seven Music. They also premiere a new track from it called “Killing Me Slowly“.

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War Of Ages Premiere New Single “Void”

War Of Ages premiere the title track to their new record “Void” streaming via YouTube below. That outing will land in stores on September 13th via Facedown Records.

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