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Last updated on October 19, 2021 at 12:23 PM ET

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80 Bands Announced For 2022 Brutal Assault

Eighty, of the 150, bands for the 2022 edition of the Brutal Assault Festival have now been announced. The five-day festival will be held in its usual location of Fortress Josefov in the Czech Republic on August 9-13, 2022.

The festival will be one day longer than it has ever been before, and tickets purchased for the 2020 and 2021 festivals remain valid.

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Denmark's Baest is on the bill for 2022 Brutal Assault Festival

Confirmed bands so far include: 1914, Abbath, At The Gates, Bloodbath, Dark Funeral, Katatonia, Mercyful Fate, Uada, and Winterfylleth.

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In Loving Memory Premiere New Song & Lyric Video

Spain's doom/death metal band In Loving Memory premiere a new song and lyric video “Fractured ”, taken from their upcoming new album "The Withering", which will be out in stores January 14, 2022 via Funere.

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Demonic Temple Premiere New Song

Polish black metal duo Demonic Temple premiere a new song entitled “Through the Stars into the Abyss”, taken from their upcoming new album of the same name, due out on November 11th through Putrid Cult and Dark Horizon.

Check out now "Through the Stars into the Abyss" below.


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Autokrator Premiere New Track "DCLXVI"

French blackened death metal entity Autokrator premiere a new track entitled “DCLXVI”, taken from their forthcoming fourth album "Persecution". The record comes out on November 5 through Krucyator Productions.


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Loss Becomes Premiere New Music Video “Healing”

Loss Becomes premiere their new music video “Healing” streaming via YouTube below. The video features Killswitch Engage frontman Jesse Leach, Suicidal Tendencies/ex-The Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman, Fit For An Autopsy guitarist Tim Howley and Jynx guitarist Justin Whang.

Despite the guest appearances, the clip also showcases Loss Becomes‘ drummer Alec Kossoff‘s side career skills as a stunt performer.

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Vended Premiere New Track “Burn My Misery”

Vended‘s debut EP “What Is It/Kill It” will be released on November 12th. A second advance track from it, “Burn My Misery“ has premiered online streaming for you below. The Iowan metal band feature the sons of Slipknot bandmates Corey Taylor and M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan among their lineup: Griffin Taylor fronts the band, while Simon Crahan handles the drumming.

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