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Metal News for October 31, 2017

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13 news articles posted on this day.

Maryland Doom Fest 2018 Lineup Announced

The lineup for next year's Maryland Doom Fest has been revealed. The annual festival, now in its fourth year, takes place at Cafe 611 in Frederick, MD (611 N Market St) on June 22-24, 2018.

The lineup is as follows:

The Obsessed
The Watchers
Switchblade Jesus
The Midnight Ghost Train
Lightning Born
Caustic Casanova
Curse The Son
Las Cruses
Shadow Witch
Book of Wyrms
Thousand Vision Mist
Molasses Barge
Backwoods Payback
Gateway To Hell

Ticket sales officially start Jan 1, 2018, but early bird discounted tickets will be available from December 24 through December 31, 2017 only.

Running order and times will be revealed at a later date. More...

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Godflesh Reveals New Album Details

British industrial metal legends Godflesh has revealed that their forthcoming new album, "Post Self," will be released on November 17th of this year. The album will be their first since 2014's "comeback" album, "A World Lit Only By Fire" and is due to be released through Avalanche Records. "Post Self" will be available as a CD, digital download, vinyl (including a limited run of 1000 white copies) and audio cassette. A Japanese special edition will also feature three bonus tracks. The title track has also been posted online and can be heard and bought at the group's bandcamp page. The album artwork has also been posted online and can be seen below.

The tracklisting for "Post Self" reads as follows:

1. Post Self
2. Parasite
3. No Body
4. Mirror of Finite Light
5. Be God
6. The Cyclic End
7. Pre Self
8. Mortality Sorrow
9. In Your Shadow
10. The Infinite End More...

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Jupiterian Premieres New Song "Us and Them"

Brazilian atmospheric sludge/doom act Jupiterian premieres a new song entitled "Us and Them", taken from the upcoming new album "Terraforming", which will see the light of day on multiple formats November 15 via Transcending Obscurity Records.

Check out now "Us and Them" below.


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BongCauldron Debuts New Song "Devil"

UK sludge band BongCauldron debuts a new song entitled "Devil", taken from the upcoming new album "Binge", which will be released in November.

Check out now "Devil" below.

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Monument Of Misanthropy: Exclusive Track Premiere

Monument Of Misanthropy's new EP titled "Capital Punisher" officially hits stores on CD today, October 31, 2017 and will be released digitally via all major digital-retailers on December 5th, 2017 (Krampus Night). Physical orders and exclusive bundles for "Capital Punisher" are available via BigCartel HERE.

Like on the Austrian/French brutal death metal maniacs' critically acclaimed pre-decessor and full-length debut "Anger Mismanagement", French drum-wizard Romain Goulon (Necrophagist, ex-Benighted) is providing studio-drums. Except on band's cover version of The Faceless' track "Prison Born", for which David Diepold (ex-Benighted) delivered his amazing session work.

Today Monument Of Misanthropy has dropped a sinister and erratic new track from the brand new outing, titled "At Death's Door", which can be streamed via YouTube below.


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Hollow World Signs With Truth Inc Records

Truth Inc Records are very excited to announce the signing of rising melo-death outfit Hollow World. The five-piece hails from Melbourne and has taken the Australian heavy scene by storm in 2017 with the release of its debut album "Exanimate" as well as gracing stages around the country with some of the best bands Australia, and the world, has to offer.

After playing coveted festivals such as the inaugural Thrash, Blast and Grind Festival in Melbourne, Blacken Open Air in Alice Springs and the Dead of Winter festival in Brisbane and supporting the likes of Fleshgod Apocalypse and Fallujah, Hollow World are set to tour Australia with Once Human in early 2018 and then are planning on setting their sights beyond Australian shores.

"We are excited to join a label like Truth Inc. We've always admired the Truth Corroded guys and their drive and now, to work with their label after seeing what they have done in the past with other Australian bands, we are very keen. They have impressed us with their vision for the future and we are looking forward to moving ahead with them as we grow our career," says vocalist Ben Roberts of the decision.

Truth Inc are equally excited at the prospect of working with Hollow World and helping them reach their potential. More...

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VHS Premieres New Song "Halloween Treats"

Canadian outfit VHS premieres a new song entitled "Halloween Treats", taken from the upcoming new album "The New Batch", which is coming out soon. The band has also splits with Ruin and Lord Rot along the way.

Check out now "Halloween Treats" below.

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Demons Debuts "Nobody Loves You the Way You Are"

Mae guitarist Zach Gehring's new project called Demons debuts a new song called "Nobody Loves You the Way You Are", taken from the band's upcoming new album "Embrace Wolf", which is due Dec. 1 via Spartan Records.

Check out now "Nobody Loves You the Way You Are" below.

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Monolith Cult Debuts Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

UK-based Monolith Cult debuts the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Gospel of Despair", which Transcending Records will release on November 17.

Check out now "Gospel of Despair" in its entirety below.

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Stahlsarg Premieres Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

U.K. based black metal act Stahlsarg premieres the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Mechanisms of Misanthropy", which will be released later today through Non Serviam Records.

Check out now "Mechanisms of Misanthropy" in its entirety below.

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A Perfect Circle Announces Short European/UK Tour

A Perfect Circle just announced a short European/UK tour for 2018. A new album from the outfit will be out next year and will be in stores in time for the tour. Check out all dates below:

06/01-03 Nurburgring, GER – Rock Am Ring Festival
06/01-03 Nuremberg, GER – Rock Im Park Festival
06/05 Stockholm, SWE – Fryshuset
06/06 Oslo, NOR – Spektrum
06/12 Manchester, UK – O2 Apollo
06/13 London, UK – O2 Academy Brixton
06/17 Berlin, GER – Zitadelle
06/20 Zurich, SWI – Halle 622
06/23 Esch-sur-Alzette, LUX – Rockhal
06/26 Paris, FRA – Olympia
06/29 Barcelona, SPA – Be Prog! My Friend
07/01 Verona, ITA – Rock The Castle

Currently A Perfect Circle are out on this North American tour: More...

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Fit For An Autopsy Debuts New Live Video

Fit For An Autopsy debuts another in-studio live clip from ‘The Rain City Deluxe Version‘ of their latest album, “The Great Collapse“. The footage of comes from a set the band tracked live at Rain City Recorders in Vancouver, BC. The aforementioned deluxe edition of “The Great Collapse” is in stores now.

The deluxe edition arrives with the band being out on this tour with Arch Enemy, Trivium and While She Sleeps: More...

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Kreator & Sabaton Announce North American Tour

Sabaton and Kreator have announced a North American co-headlining tour together booked for early 2018. Read on for the dates:

02/08 Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren
02/09 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
02/10 San Francisco, CA – The UC Theater
02/12 Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
02/13 Seattle, WA – Showbox
02/14 Vancouver, BC – The Vogue Theater More...

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