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Metal News for January 14, 2022

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13 news articles posted on this day.

Persefone Releases New Music Video

Persefone are known for technical precision at its highest levels, and with their newest single "Katabasis" – out now alongside an astounding new music video created with the support of SDADV – draw dramatic, cinematic soundscapes mixed with electronic influences. The soft, clear vocals of Marc Martins alternate with sharp growls and bleak yet dynamic riffs. This ride ties in with the well-received first single "Merkabah" and leaves you anxiously awaiting Persefone’s upcoming album, "metanoia!"

Persefone on "Katabasis":
""Katabasis" stands as the opening track of the new album and marks an important event when it comes to the concept of ‘metanoia’, as it led us to the depths of the being.
This song displays many of the elements that can be heard throughout the album, and we hope that it welcomes the listener to the journey we want to offer with all this new music."

"metanoia" will be released on February 4th through Napalm Records. More...

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Nightrage Posts New Music Video Online

Greek/Swedish melodic death metal stars, Nightrage, have released a video for "Falsifying Life", featured on their upcoming album, "Abyss Rising," available in February. Watch the clip below.

An album that is the band's vision of mankind living in its own hell - a hell it has created through the destruction of the planet. Inspired in part by Dante's Inferno, the album explores man’s continual destruction of the world we live in until the abyss opens up to consume all before it.

The abyss has risen from the depths, and hell has now turned outside in to be able to rise to earth to claim us. The album captures Nightrage in a spectacular form; incisive, brutal, uncompromising, and unforgettable. Musically the band have embraced a harder, faster, and brutal approach, still rich in melodic intent but characteristically heavy and aggressive. Mixed and mastered by Fredrik Nordstrom at Studio Fredman (Architects, In Flames, Opeth, etc.), Abyss Rising is a formidable sonic masterpiece.

The album will be released on February 18 via Despotz Records. More...

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Ingested Shares New Music Video

The kings of British death metal, Ingested, are kicking of 2022 with the release of "Rebirth," a taste from their upcoming album, slated for release this fall on Metal Blade Records. The track comes as the trio hit US shores this week supporting Fit For An Autopsy through February.

"‘Rebirth‘ has arrived at quite an important time for Ingested. We've shed our skin and transformed into our next phase,” proclaims frontman Jason Evans. “We decided on a live video for the single as we've missed the bubbling intensity of playing live so much over the past year or so, we really wanted capture the destructive nature of an Ingested show. Unchained, unleashed and unburdened, we're ready to show the world what Ingested is truly capable of, and to all our fans, thank you for sticking with us through the years, the best is yet to come!" More...

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Meshuggah Announces New Album "Immutable"

Destined to be one of 2022’s most hailed and talked-about releases, "Immutable" once again showcases Meshuggah’s collective brilliance, including some of the most jaw-dropping ensemble performances they have ever executed.

Six years on from the band’s most recent full-length, "The Violent Sleep Of Reason", 2022 brings a fresh and fearsome revelation from Meshuggah. Shattering even the highest of expectations, the band’s ninth album is simply their wildest and most esoteric sonic adventure yet and will be released on April 1st via Atomic Fire Records. Recorded at Sweetspot Studios in Halmstad (Sweden), mixed by Rickard Bengtsson & Staffan Karlsson and mastered by multiple Grammy award winner Vlado Meller (Metallica, Rage Against The Machine, Red Hot Chili Peppers, System Of A Down), "Immutable" will be available in various CD, vinyl and tape formats and goes into pre-sale on January 28th, and the first single will be revealed very soon. The stunning cover artwork was once again created by visionary artist Luminokaya.

For guitarist Mårten Hagström, the task of embarking on another unprecedented tech-metal odyssey was impossible to resist.

"The title fits perfectly for where we are as a band," Mårten concludes. "We’re older now. Most of us are in our fifties now, and we’ve settled into who we are. Even though we’ve been experimenting all along, I also think we’ve been the same since day one. The way we approach things and why we still make new albums, and why we still sound the way we do, it’s immutable. Humanity is immutable, too. We commit the same mistakes over and over. And we are immutable. We do what we do, and we don’t change." More...

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Slaegt Premiere New Song & First Ever Music Video

The music video for “Fealty, Thunder Whip”, the first single from Slaegt's upcoming album “Goddess” (out March 18 on Century Media Records), hit Youtube this morning.

Watch it in full here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edEbF6cEuow

The video was shot, directed, and edited by the band. This is their first music video.

To pre-order the new album, click here.

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Horned Wolf Premiere Video On Metalunderground

Heavy outfit Horned Wolf combines high energy sections, with slower dramatic instrumentation and more intimate, emotional parts. Accompanied by dark and haunting imagery, the new video offers thrilling visual accompaniment to the music.

The new single lands ahead of their upcoming full length album due for release later in 2022. "Become Like They Are" packs a punch with driving rhythms, powerful harsh vocals and soaring cleans. The band's progressive experimentation and style fusion brings an enthralling sound.

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Nite Premiere New Single "Acheron"

Nite premiere their new advance track "Acheron" off their new album "Voices Of The Kronian Moon", due out on March 25th, 2022.

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Abhoria Premiere New Track "Sunless"

U.S. black metal trio Abhoria premiere a new track called “Sunless”, taken from their upcoming self-titled album, which is out February 4 via Prosthetic.

Check out now "Sunless" streaming via YouTube for you below.

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Ravenous Death Premiere New Song

Mexican death metal band Ravenous Death premiere a new song entitled “The Ascending Chasm”, taken from their upcoming new album "Visions from the Netherworld", which is due out on January 24th through the Spanish label Memento Mori.

Check out now "The Ascending Chasm" streaming via YouTube for you below.


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Golgothan Premiere New Song & Music Video

Louisiana-based death metal band Golgothan premiere a new song and music video titled “Bottomless Pit”, taken from their upcoming new album "Leech". The record will be out in stores February 4, 2022 through Lacerated Enemy Records.


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Memphis May Fire Premiere New Track

A brand new Memphis May Fire single by the name of “The American Dream” has premiered streaming online via YouTube and Spotify below.

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Venom Prison Premiere New Music Video "Nemesis"

A new official music video for Venom Prison‘s new track “Nemesis” has premiered online via YouTube. The group had Thomas Coe-Brooker direct and produce the video.

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Burn Down Eden Premiere New Music Video

German melodic death metal band Burn Down Eden have signed a new record deal with Seek & Strike. They will have their new EP “Sermonize” out via the label on February 18th. Today they premiere an official music video for the title track from it streaming via YouTube for you below.


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