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Metal News for October 21, 2017

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Decapitated Vocalist & Bassist Charged With Rape

Decapitated singer Rafal Piotrowski and bassist Hubert Wiecek had their first court appearance in Spokane County on Friday for allegedly participating in a gang rape of a woman on their tour bus in Spokane on Aug. 31. With the aid of a Polish translator, Judge John Cooney communicated the charges of first-degree kidnapping and second-degree rape to Piotrowski and first-degree kidnapping and third-degree rape to Wiecek.

Waclaw Kieltyka and Michal Lysejko, the band’s bassist and drummer, had their first court appearance in Spokane on Oct. 13. Kieltyka was charged with first-degree kidnapping and second-degree rape and Lysejko was charged with first-degree kidnapping and third-degree rape.

All four band members had their bonds set at $100,000. They also aren’t allowed to talk to each other while incarcerated and were forced to surrender their passports to their attorneys. More...

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Sons Of Apollo Premieres New Music Video

Sons Of Apollo (Ex-Dream Theater/Guns N’ Roses, etc.) premieres a new music video for "Lost in Oblivion", taken from the brand new album "Psychotic Symphony", out in stores now via Century Media Records.

Check out now "Lost in Oblivion" below.

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Devoid Of Thought Debuts "Astral Necrosis"

Devoid Of Thought debuts the stream of the band's brand new demo "Astral Necrosis", which is out now in a limited edition of 200 pro-tapes via Caligari Records.

Check out now "Astral Necrosis" in its entirety below.

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Trivium Premieres New Album

Trivium's new album "The Sin And The Sentence" is now available to streaming in full, having arrived in stores yesterday, October 20th, through Roadrunner Records.

Check it out below.

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