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Metal News for January 30, 2022

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6 news articles posted on this day.

Suffocation And Belphegor Cancels European Tour

American death metal legends Suffocation has announced that their scheduled co-headlining tour with Belphegor has been cancelled due to COVID concerns. A statement from the band reads as follows:

"We're saddened to announce that despite the efforts of all team members, due to the global COVID restrictions continuing to tighten and the unknown factors moving forward we are forced to cancel our European co-headliner with Belphegor. We will be continuing to watch the situation regarding restrictions and when the time is right, plan our return to the EU Territory. Refunds for all tickets purchased are available through the point of purchase."

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70000 Tons Of Metal To Return In 2023

The organisers of the 70000 Tons Of Metal festival, the first and biggest metal cruise, has announced that they will be returning to the seas early next year. Once more, the ship will feature at least sixty bands, all performing two sets, as well as such activities as metal karaoke, shore excursions and a belly flop contest. The dates will be confirmed soon, with the first bands to be confirmed later this year.

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Power Paladin Captures The Magic Of Windfyre Steel

Power metal is a fascinating genre. It's perhaps the closest thing we have that captures the spirit and wonder of the metal heyday of the eighties, yet it doesn't always get the respect that many of the superb musicians deserve. It's certainly more popular in mainland European countries like Germany than it is in the United States or Great Britain, but those who love it, are devoted to the very end.

In recent years, metal music has been erupting from Iceland as strongly as the Eyjafjallajökull volcano and now it seems, they have a staple power metal band to call their own in Power Paladin. After slogging it out for a few years, initially under the simple name of Paladin, the band has now finally unleashed their debut album, "With The Magic Of Windfyre Steel," through the rapidly rising label, Atomic Fire Records.

This past week, Metal Underground caught up with the band's drummer, Einar Karl Júlíusson, to discuss the album, the problems they faced when recording it, the success of their debut single, "Kraven The Hunter," how the animated video for "Creatures Of The Night" came to be and much more. You can watch the conversation in full below, with a transcript to follow. More...

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Wormquizitor Premiere New Song "Human Hunter"

Belarussian blackened thrash metal band Wormquizitor have teamed up with Metalundergound.com to exclusively premiere their new song "Human Hunter". The track is taken from their impending new album "Sickness Define: Society", which will be co-released by GrimmDistribution (Ukraine) and More Hate Productions (Russia) on March 30th, 2022.

Check out now "Human Hunter" below.

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Obelisk Premiere New Single “Fear F**ked”

Joplin, Missouri/Sinks Grove, West Virginia-based experimental deathcore duo Obelisk premiere a new single named “Fear F**ked”, streaming via YouTube for you now below.

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Centinex Premiere New Song & Music Video

Sweden's death/thrash outfit Centinex premiere a new song and music video entitled “Armageddon”. The song is taken from "The Pestilence" EP, due on April 1st (no fooling) from Agonia Records.

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

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