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Last updated on October 5, 2022 at 2:48 AM ET

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Macabre’s “Hitchhiker” Rockets Up The Charts

Legendary grindcore/death metal band Macabre are enjoying a healthy chart resurgence for their classic track "Hitchhiker", taken from their 2000 concept album, “Dahmer“. That meteoric rise for the 22-year-old track was triggered by its appearance in the recently debuted episode 3, "Doin' A Dahmer", of Netflix hit crime drama series ‘Dahmer - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story‘.

Its inclusion served as a introduction to a whole new audience, propelling it to the top of the iTunes rock chart and also as of press time, #14 on the Spotify global top 50 most streamed tracks.

The version of the track featured within the series showcases some additional guitar tracking done by American actor Evan Peters, who portrays Jeffrey Dahmer in the miniseries. Peters is probably best known for his multiple roles on the FX anthology series American Horror Story.

Macabre themselves commented on their inclusion in the series on social media yesterday, October 04th, offering: More...

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Alter Bridge Premiere New Single “This Is War”

Alter Bridge premiere a new track and lyric video by the name of “This Is War” from their upcoming new studio full-length “Pawns & Kings“, due out on October 14th, 2022.


You can catch Alter Bridge live at the below booked shows: More...

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Aborted Sign Record Deal With Nuclear Blast

Belgian brutal deathgrind veterans Aborted have inked a record deal with Nuclear Blast. As frontman Sven de Caluwé also mentions below guitarist Dan Konradsson (Ophidian I, Une Misère) replaces Harrison Patuto in the band. A new single from the outfit named “Infinite Terror” will be launched on October 19th, marking also Konradsson's debut.

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Ripped To Shreds Premiere New Single

Ripped To Shreds premiere a new single titled “Violent Compulsion For Conquest” off their impending new album, “劇變 (Jubian“. That particular track finds guitarist Dave Suzuki (ex-Vital Remains, etc.) contributing a guest solo.

The new effort will be released next Friday, October 14th through Relapse Records.


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Black Anvil Premiere New Single “29”

New York City black metal band Black Anvil premiere a new single named “29” taken from their approaching new studio full-length “Regenesis“. A November 04th release date has been scheduled for that outing by Season Of Mist.

Check out now "29" streaming via YouTube and Spotify for you below.

Black Anvil will be heading out with Cannibal Corpse, Dark Funeral and Immolation for the below November North American Tour: More...

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