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Metal News for September 21, 2017

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19 news articles posted on this day.

Archspire Streams "Relentless Mutation" Album

Archspire today streams entire new album, "Relentless Mutation," an all-new blast of supreme technical death metal, ahead of its official release tomorrow, September 22nd.

Regarding the album release, guitarist Dean Lamb comments: "This album is a collaboration between ourselves and producer Dave Otero and we couldn't be happier with how it turned out, the response has been overwhelming. Pick up a copy, stream it, check out a live show, buy a shirt, however you want to support us, but most importantly: Stay Tech!"

The new album was recorded and engineered by Dave Otero at Flatline Studios and features artwork from Eliran Kantor. The full track listing is as follows:

1. Involuntary Doppelgänger
2. Human Murmuration
3. Remote Tumour Seeker
4. Relentless Mutation
5. The Mimic Well
6. Calamus Will Animate
7. A Dark Horizontal More...

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With The Dead Posts Full Album Stream

Hell-bent on staking a further claim to be doom metal's most intense and remorseless practitioners, With The Dead will release second album, "Love From With The Dead," tomorrow on Rise Above Records.

Before that official release, With The Dead has now released a full album stream -- check out all seven tracks below. Comprising tracks recorded during two separate sessions with celebrated studio guru Jaime Gomez Arellano, the new material represents the first fruits of the band's recently retooled line-up. Joining Lee and Tim are bassist Leo Smee and drummer Alex Thomas, who replaces the departed Mark Greening.

1. Isolation
2. Egyptian Tomb
3. Reincarnation of Yesterday
4. Cocaine Phantoms
5. Watching the Ward Go By
6. Anemia
7. CV1 More...

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Kult Mogil Streaming New EP

“Portentaque," the new EP from Kult Mogil, is streaming now in its entirety below. This release serves as the band's follow-up to debut album “Anxiety Never Descending.” The “Portentaque” EP is due out on September 29th, 2017 via Pagan Records, with pre-orders now online here.

1. Alae Magicos
2. Non-Reconciliation
3. Potrentaque

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Satyricon Announces Live Stream Of Release Show

Only one duo is able to evoke sinister settings like the world of bleak woods lurking behind Norwegian wafts of mist. And that duo is legendary Satyricon. Formed in Oslo in 1991, Satyricon made an immediate and enduring impact when emerging from the flourishing Norwegian black metal scene.

With the brand new opus titled "Deep calleth upon Deep," the iconic masters Satyr and Frost properly dispense the darkest art of metal. Satyricon's highly anticipated ninth studio album will be coming out this Friday, September 22nd, on Napalm Records.

To celebrate the upcoming record, the band will play an exclusive and very special album release show - on the rooftop of the KLP building in the heart of Oslo!

300 fans will exclusively experience Satyricon live at this very special event, but the release concert will also be streamed live to fans around the world, before the band leaves for an extensive world tour! More...

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Aosoth Posts First Single From New Album

French black metal devotees Aosoth premiered the first single from the fifith studio album "V: The Inside Scriptures," which is due out on November 17th via Agonia Records. Listen to "Her Feet Upon The Earth, Blooming The Fruits Of Blood" in the player below.

Aosoth is the second project of vocalist & lyricist MkM (the founder of Antaeus) evolving in the black/death metal genre. While Antaeus sets boundaries for violent, grinding black metal, Aosoth delivers more dissonant and 90's death metal elements combined with the work of guitarist & producer Bst (The Order Of Apollyon, VI), who composed the music on the album. The duo is accompanied by bassist INRVI (the founder & mastermind of VI) and Saroth (Hell Militia, Temple of Baal) on second guitar.

"V: The Inside Scriptures" is a closing chapter of AOSOTH's musical and lyrical concept. Distinctive and downright suffocating, the album shows many differences to "III" & "IV: Arrow In Heart", the two previous full-length releases, especially in terms of atmosphere. The recordings took nearly three years and were interrupted by many events in the personal lives of MkM & Bst. At some point, the album was about to be abandoned and never released.

The drums for "V: The Inside Scriptures" were recorded by T. at Hybreed Studios (Temple Of Baal, Glorior Belli, VI). All other instruments were recorded at BST Studios. Mixing & mastering were done at BST Studios as well, while the painting adorning the album cover (shown below) was created by Benjamin A. Vierling (Nightbringer, Weapon). Layout and additional photography was done by Somnyum. AOSOTH's logo was prepared by Erik Danielsson of Watain.

The track listing for the album is: More...

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Tragul Posts Music Video For New Single

International melodic metal band Tragul - featuring contributions from the Holzwarth brothers Oliver and Alex (ex-Rhapsody of Fire) - issued a video for the new single "Into The Heart Of The Sun."

The new track offers a more progressive side of the band mixed with the natural and operatic voice of Zuberoa Aznárez (Diabulus in Musica) with a intense rock solo of Steve Conley (Flotsam and Jetsam) in the middle of the song.

Tragul was created in late 2016 by Adrian Benegas, keyboardist and composer of the band Pergana. In addition to the Holzwarths, the project features contributions from renowned metal stars such as Zuberoa Aznarez (Diabulus In Musica) (Vocals) and Steve Conley (F5/Flotsam & Jetsam) (Guitars).

Tragul releases will come in a "song by song" format, every 1-2 months, as a music or lyric video. After each video release, the fans can download the songs from each major digital stores.

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Moonstrux Issues 4K Video Clip For New Single

Finland's Moonstrux returns with the new single "Chapter 3 Apocalypse," which is the sequel to the mega single "New Disease."

The story of Apocalypse goes: "They wanted us to expand the cult with any means nesessary. But something went wrong. Old Butcher and the others… they are all dead and something got out.”

Check it out and see if you agree:

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Alltheniko Releases New Single "Emblema"

Italian speed metal act Alltheniko released a new single in the form of "Emblema." The song is taken from the recently issued new album "Italian History VI," which was made available on September 15th via Pure Steel Records.

Check out "Emblema" here:

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Axemaster Forewarns Of "Crawling Chaos"

The release date for the new album "Crawling Chaos" by Ohio natices Axemaster is set for November 24th via Pure Steel Records. Pre-orders will begin on November 10th via the label's webshop.

Two years after the release of the "Overture To Madness" album, the current edition of Axemaster delivers the second album of new material as "Crawling Chaos."

With the vocals of Geoff McGraw (vocalist since 2013), as well as the additions of second lead guitarist Damin Bennett and drummer Denny Archer, Axemaster is back stronger than ever! "Crawling Chaos" contains 10 tracks of powerful metal in the old U.S. tradition combined with modern guitar work. In this metal spirit, the album includes a new version of the band's classic song from 1988 "Death Before Dishonor."

The track list and cover art can be found here:

1. 10,000 Pound Hammer
2. Crawling Chaos
3. Axes of Evil
4. Flowers for the Dead
5. Mystify the Dream Hypnotic
6. Aldar Rof
7. Shallow Grave
8. Death Before Dishonor
9. Bravado
10. Knight of Pain More...

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We Hate You Too Premieres "Bone's Ground"

French experimental group We Hate You Too is a duo composed of two artists who want to explore a new concept of music and feeling.

They create their own sonic world with a unique atmosphere by mixing many influences from jazz to metal, classical, and dark ambient. We Hate You Too intends to utterly mess with your brain with brand new LP, "Howling Scars," due out October 15th, 2017 via GrimmDistribution.

The release sports seven songs ranging from melancholy to deep despair and insanity, featuring many unusual instruments such as English horn, harp, duduk, ocarina, and many more.

Today we're exclusively premiering the low key, piano-driven number "Bone's Ground," which can be heard below, while pre-orders for the album are now online here and the full track listing is as follows:

01. Purple Black
02. Bone's Ground
03. The Dawn Star
04. The Ghosts Are Here
05. Relics Of Restlessness
06. Fear
07. ! More...

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Honeymoon Disease Gets A "Four Stroke Woman"

Swedish hard rock band Honeymoon Disease has revealed a new lyric video for their song "Four Stroke Woman" over at The Obelisk at this location, or by simply hitting play in the player below. The song is taken from the upcoming album "Part Human, Mostly Beast," which will be released on October 27th via The Sign Records.

The band commented: “We live and breathe the motor culture, especially muscle cars and choppers. Acid rides motorcycles and our logo is a charger-68. Together with our action rock we create music that the motor community can relate to and ‘Four Stroke Woman’ is a salute to all bikers out there, female in particular, who dare to live the lifestyle that they desire without limits. Fast cars, furious bikes and rock ‘n’ roll, that is what it’s all about. And with a twist of avantgarde mindset.”

1. Doin' it Again
2. Only Thing Alive
3. Tail Twister
4. Rymdvals
5. Needle In Your Eye
6. Fly Bird, Fly High
7. Calling You
8. Four Stroke Woman
9. Night By Night
10. It's Alright
11. Coal Burnin'
12. Electric Eel (see video clip here)

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Nekhrah Streams Debut Album In Full

Nekhrah unleashed a full stream of the debut album "Cosmic Apostasy" via Toilet ov Hell at this location, or even more conveniently in the player at the bottom.

Previously known as Impalement, the Mediterranean-based act will self-release the full-length on September 29th. "Cosmic Apostasy" was mastered by Alan Douches of West West Side Music. The artwork of the album and the design of the band logo was created by Maciej Kamuda.

The band name “Nekhrah” is an Anglicised version of the Greek word “????a” which means “death” or “deadness” and/or “emptiness” in Greek.

The philosophy behind the band is Nihilistic. That is to say, the belief that existence is meaningless and that there is no inherent meaning in anything we do, think or experience. The lyrics revolve heavily around misanthropy, cataclysm, self-destruction and a desire of non-existence.

“Humanity is but a herd of ritualistic apes that congregate to ceremonialise their own insignificance."

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Thy Serpent's Cult Announces New & Final Album

On October 27th, Ordo MCM is proud to present the third and final album of Thy Serpent's Cult, "Supremacy of Chaos."

Hailing from the cult metal hotbed of Chile, Thy Serpent's Cult have been a veritable force of nature for nearly 10 years. Forming in 2008, and now gracefully bowing out on a high note, the quartet has skillfully crafted a scorching firestorm of a sound lo these many years, marrying the sulfurous atmosphere of ancient South American black metal to the jackhammering militancy of classic Krisiun, Deicide, and Angelcorpse. Thy Serpent's Cult released the second album in 2014 under the banner of Ordo MCM. Fittingly titled "Sedition, Sorcery and Blasphemy," it was a whirlwind of darkness and dread, and was suitably hailed in the underground.

But now, sensing the end was nigh, Thy Serpent's Cult unleash the foulest and most dread energies with "Supremacy of Chaos." Once again fittingly titled, "Supremacy of Chaos" reaps a hellish harvest of tornado-torn death metal, deeply and diabolically suffused with a tangibly occult aura. Here, Thy Serpent's Cult span all their trademark traits - martial surge, swirling vortex, boiling pressure - and send them deeper into the bowels of Hell. The title "Supremacy of Chaos" is telling, in that the band do indeed hail the supreme powers of chaos; and yet, in other ways, their songwriting is strict and finessed and hardly a chaotic thing. Nevertheless, with a production that ably balances the blood-red raw and robustly professional, Thy Serpent's Cult smother the senses with an overwhelming onslaught, thereby instilling a sensation of imminent chaos.

And as its last notes ring out, "Supremacy of Chaos" seals the coffin on Thy Serpent's Cult and preserves a legacy that will remain untarnished. Hail the old gods!

In the leadup to the album's release, a special lyric video for "Into the Depths of Hell" can be viewed below. Cover and track listing are as follows:

1. Supremacy of Chaos
2. Diabolic Force
3. The Goddess of the Lust
4. Into the Depths of Hell
5. Pedophilac Priest
6. Apocalyptic Horse of War
7. Endless Hate
8. Satanic Rites of Blood
9. Real of Satan
10. Necrophago
11. Leviathan More...

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Nekrohowl Debuts "Blasphemy Still Unnamed"

Dhaka, Bangladesh death metal outfit Nekrohowl debuts a new song entitled "Blasphemy Still Unnamed", taken from the upcoming new album "Epitome of Morbid", which will be released on September 30 on CD, cassette, and vinyl by Slaughter House Records in the U.S. The Malaysian label Diabolicurst Productions will provide the Asian release on cassette tape, and digipack CDs. In addition, a digital edition can be ordered on Bandcamp. The cover art was created by Grasen Artstyle.

Check out now "Blasphemy Still Unnamed" below.

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Iron Maiden Premieres New Live Video

Iron Maiden premieres a new live video for "Speed Of Light", taken from the band's upcoming new live album and film "The Book Of Souls: Live Chapter", which will meet a November 17th release through BMG. Planned formats include CD, deluxe CD, vinyl and digital formats.

A live concert film for the release for it is also planned and will initially be streamed for free with more details to come. A digital download of the movie will be made available for purchase following the premiere.

Check out now "Speed Of Light" below.

Says the band’s bassist Steve Harris of it: More...

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(hed)P.E.Music Now Available With One Gram Joints

(hed)P.E. has teamed up with Hi-Tunes Distribution and together, have released the band's song "Pay Me", taken from the outfit's latest album "Forever!", packaged with a one gram cone joint. It will be first available on market, Friday at Herban Legends 55 Bell Street, Seattle, Washington Downtown.

States (hed)P.E.: "We have our own herb now family! Please smoke responsibly fool!"

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Limbs Signs With Equal Vision & Premieres Video

Limbs has signed with Equal Vision and premieres a new music video for "Poison". Underoath guitarist Tim McTague produced the track.

Check out now "Poison" below.

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Bermuda Debuts New Video "Gnashing Teeth"

Bermuda debuts a new video entitled "Gnashing Teeth", taken from the bands latest album "Nepenthe", which was released June 16th via Urban Yeti Records. Comments the band’s vocalist Corey Bennett of the video:

"The first step in the 7 stages of acceptance of death is denial. Refusing to believe or accept the inevitable is an underestimated emotion that can lead to great things. Anger is too often considered a negative emotion when in the face of things you can’t change it’s often times what helps you survive. And yes, I willingly got buried alive."

Check out now "Gnashing Teeth" below.

This November Bermuda will head out on this U.S. tour with Denihilist: More...

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Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta Premieres New Track

Hatebreed/Jasta frontman Jamey Jasta premieres a new ‘The Howard Stern Show’ themed song titled "Hit Em With The Hein". Explains Jasta:

"We have released a special song called “Hit Em With The Hein.” The short track is a tribute to a special saying from the Howard Stern Show that refers to one of the show’s many personalities, Jon Hein. Hein is a contributor to the show, as well as the host of the Howard Stern SiriusXM channel’s ‘Wrap Up Show.’ He is also known for creating the website and coining the phrase “jump the shark” to refer to the moment when a television show begins to go “downhill” in quality. Jamey Jasta is a big fan of the show and decided to metal things up with the saying that is now becoming quite commonplace."

Check out now "Hit Em With The Hein" below.

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