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Last updated on October 29, 2020 at 3:04 PM ET

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Unearthing the Metal Underground: Nexul

There’s something absolutely disconcerting and ominous about the black and death metal bands from the border town of El Paso, Texas - whose sister city of Juarez, Mexico, is one of the murder capitals of the world. The hellish hymns of bands like Obeisance, Satanik Goat Ritual, Hellvetron and Nyogthaeblisz are distinct yet common in their shared, distinct sense of darkness. Members of the latter two acts also stand together in the occult-obsessed blackened death metal band Nexul that is also a part of what’s known as the Ordo Satanae Imperium collective. Conceived in 2011, the quartet hasn’t been the most prolific band out there—having released only a demo and a full-length album—but the Texans have clearly focused upon quality rather than quantity. More...

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Mystic Festival Adds Dozens Of Bands To Line-up

The three day concert marathon will feature all genres of metal: thrash, death, stoner, grind, black, groove, doom as well as dark electronic, hardcore and neofolk.

True hell over the Baltic sea will be brought to you by: (0), 1914, Alien Weaponry, Azarath, Baest, Czern, Dead Lord, Deluge, Dopelord, Dwaal, Fleshworld, Gold, Grift, Hangman’s Chair, Irfan, Konvent, Lindy-Fay Hella, Maggot Heart, Major Kong, The Materia, Medico Peste, Motanka, Neon Haze (Octopussy / Favorit89 / Nightrun87), Okkultokrati, Only Sons, Ovo, The Picturebooks, Proscription, Raging Speedhorn, Red Scalp, Rosk, Spaceslug, Stay Nowhere, Taraban, Tester Gier, Truchlo Strzygi, Twin Temple and The Vintage Caravan.

Mystic Festival 2021 will take place on the first days of June next year in Gdansk, in the post-industrial area of the shipyard. More...

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Subterraen Premiere New Song

French blackened sludge/doom metal band Subterraen premiere a new song entitled "Wrath Of A Downtrodden Planet", taken from their upcoming new album "Rotten Human Kingdom", which will be out in stores November 20th, 2020 via Transcending Obscurity Records.

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Einvigi Premiere Title Track To Upcoming New Album

Finnland, Turku-based blackgaze band Einvigi premiere a first single from their forthcoming debut album "Sielulintu" (”Soul bird”) which is scheduled to drop on December 11th 2020 by Inverse Records.

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Plaguebreeder Premiere New Single

Finnland's symphonic blackened death metal band Plaguebreeder premiere a new single 'I Believe In Misanthropy' taken from their impending new EP named "Annihilation". The EP is set to be released on November 20th 2020 via Inverse Records.

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Badgered Premiere New Song & Lyric Video "Bury Me"

Finnish thrash metal band Badgered premiere the first single and lyric video from their upcoming debut album. Titled "Bury Me" you can listen to the track below:

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Wake Premiere New Single "Vast and Infinite"

Canadian progressive grindcore band Wake premiere a new song entitled "Vast and Infinite". The standalone single is streaming via Soundcloud for you below:

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Sock Puppet Parody Premiere “Black No. 1” Parody

Sock Puppet Parody premiere their parody of Type O Negative‘s “Black No. 1” just in time for Halloween. Streaming as “Sock Nvr. Worn” you can watch it via YouTube below:

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Psychosexual (Ex-FFDP) Premiere New Animated Video

Psychosexual, spearheaded by ex-Five Finger Death Punch drummer Jeremy Spencer, premiere an animated video for their song “I Wanna Be The Blood In Your Cut“ taken from their latest album, “Torch The Faith“.

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In This Moment Premiere New Music Video

In This Moment premiere a new official music video for their song “As Above So Below” from their latest outing, “Mother“. Brink herself helmed the video production, while editing was handled by herself and her significant other, Joe Cotela.

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