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Metal News for January 24, 2019

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9 news articles posted on this day.

Sodom Added to Brutal Assault Line-Up

ODOM marks the return of Frank Blackfire (ex-Sodom, ex-Kreator, or Assassin). SODOM have already released seminal albums such as Persecution Mania, the live cut Mortal Way Of Live and the highly successful Agent Orange with Frank Blackfire and he is back in a line-up featuring two guitarists for the first time ever in the history of SODOM. Be ready for a brand new ripping SODOM sound!

Other revered living legends in this batch are NY/HC leading lights SICK OF IT ALL formed in 1986. More than three decades in the making, the New Yorkers show no signs of slowing down, getting soft, or toning down their stand-proud mentality on new album, Last Act of Defiance. The band still spits out anthems of heartful, no-holds-barred hardcore like on day one with live gigs full of unchained energy!

Veterans of NOLA sound mixing southern rock, blues riffs and hardcore punk EYEHATEGOD are one of the most reputable and distinctive bands ever, even defining a brand new genre now known as sludge in the past.

Other veterans formed in 1987 this time in Sweden and quickly became one of the most creative death metal bands, pushed limits of the contemporary sound and grew beyond themselves. Later on THERION released Theli, which would be the ultimate breakthrough for the band. With the record THERION turned towards a more opera-like, progressive and even orchestral sound which made them famous through the world. And now they're coming to Brutal Assault with a special Theli show!

Odd-time signatures, avalanches of breaks and complex rhythmical as well as melodic patterns will excite every aficionado of extreme technicality, while growls down-tuned strings and double-bass assaults will more than satisfy extreme metal connoisseurs when WORMED take over BA stage!

Their South African brutal death metal cousins VULVODYNIA are one of the most active and well known bands in the genre today. Their brutal yet catchy, pit fueling, heavy as hell sound has since earned them fans from around the world and now they are ready to conquer BA!

The final addition on the list is the mysterious producer known as GOST, who embodies the character of Baalberith on his propulsive synthwave solo project that is channeling his fascination with the occult, John Carpenter and 80s slasher flicks. With its haunting atmospherics and aesthetics influenced by the blackest corners of the metal world his music quickly garnered GOST a loyal following within the rock and metal community worldwide. More...

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Oblivion Premiere New Lyric Video

Oblivion debut a new lyric video for their track called “Negative Mass“. That track appears on the group’s self-titled new record which is out now. The band’s vocalist Nick Vasallo co-produced this latest effort alongside Zack Ohren (Machine Head, Suffocation).

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Triumvir Foul Premiere New Song

Triumvir Foul premiere a new song called "Urine of Abomination I", taken from their forthcoming new EP "Urine of Abomination", which will be out in stores March 29 via 20 Buck Spin.

Check out now "Urine of Abomination I" below.

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Below the Frost Premiere New Song

Below the Frost premiere a new song titled "Silence the Light", out in stores now via Bandcamp.

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Miscarriage Premiere New Song "II"

Miscarriage premiere a new song entitled "II", taken from their upcoming new album "Imminent Horror", which will be out in stores February 22nd via Sentient Ruin.

Check out now "II" below.

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Okkultist Premiere Title Track Of Upcoming Album

Portuguese outfit Okkultist premiere the title track of their upcoming new album "Reinventing Evil", which Alma Mater Records will release on the 15th of March in two digipack editions, one of which will come with a limited variant artwork and a Bathory cover song, “Satan Is My Master”.

Check out now "Reinventing Evil" below.


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East Of The Wall Premiere New Single

East Of The Wall‘s new record “NP-Complete” has been scheduled for a March 29th release through Translation Loss and the group have just premiered a first single from it. That song is titled, “Fast-Bang Pooper Doop“, and you can give it a listen below:

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Six Feet Under European Tour Announced

Six Feet Under will be out again on the road for their ‘Easter In Hell Tour‘ this April with Short Fuse, Childrain, Morose Vitality and Dead Eyes Always Dreaming joining them as supports.

04/11 Erfurt, GER – From Hell
04/12 Cottbus, GER – Gladhouse
04/13 Jablunkov, CZE – Rock Cafe Southock
04/14 Vienna, AUT – Viper Room
04/15 Budapest, HUN – Durer Kert
04/16 Zagreb, CRO – Mochvara
04/17 Chrudium, CZE – R Club
04/18 Madgeburg, GER – Factory
04/19 TBA – TBA
04/20 Essen, GER – Turock

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Horrendous West Coast Mini-Tour Announced

Horrendous announce the dates for a West Coast mini-tour with Of Feather And Bone as support act. See where they will perform below:

04/16 Los Angeles, CA – The Echo
04/18 Oakland, CA – Elbo Room
04/20 Portland, OR – The High Water Mark
04/21 Seattle, WA – The Highline

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