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Metal News for November 18, 2019

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Brutal Assault Announces More Bands

Brutal Assault announces nine more bands for its 2020 edition making the lineup count to 40 bands.

Here are the latest additions: Cattle Decapitation, Fever 333, Fueled By Fire, Imperial Triumphant,
Katatonia, Life Of Agony, Mysticum, Psykup and Shadow Of Intent. More...

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Motley Crue Officially Reunites

Almost 6 years after signing a Cessation of Touring agreement, the contract is off the table because a whole new generation of Crüeheads are relentlessly demanding for the band to come back together. Following the huge success of their Netflix biopic The Dirt, Mötley Crüe has seen a massive surge in new audience. And the band best known for breaking the rules has destroyed their cessation of touring contract in true Mötley Crüe-fashion, by literally blowing it up.

After 35 years together on stage, and 30 years since the release of Dr. Feelgood, the members of Mötley Crüe parted ways without speaking to each other after their Final Show on December 31, 2015.

Vince, Nikki, Mick and Tommy didn’t come together again until 2018 to participate in the making of The Dirt movie, which unexpectedly brought them closer together again including seeing them head back into the recording studio after having gone in their own directions for several years. The fuse was lit. More...

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Mark Morton Announces UK Tour Dates

Lamb of God guitarist, Mark Morton, has announced details of a headline acoustic tour in the UK, his first solo headline tour outside of North America. Kicking off 8th January in Bristol and concluding 12th January in London, the five-city UK tour will see Morton follow up his surprise acoustic set at Download Festival in June 2019.

"I’m thrilled to announce this very special acoustic tour of U.K.! We had such an amazing time with the acoustic set at Download and I’m really looking forward to expanding on that experience with these upcoming shows. Joining me once again will be Mark Morales on vocals and guitarist extraordinaire, Joe Harvatt. We’ll be performing acoustic versions of many of the songs from ‘Anesthestic’ and a few covers of some of our favorite tunes. We’ll also be debuting some new original material as well!

"I couldn’t be more excited for this opportunity to play these intimate shows with my friends all over the U.K. Look forward to seeing you all!" – Mark Morton

MARK MORTON UK ACOUSTIC TOUR:

08.01. Bristol @ Thekla
09.01. Manchester @ Academy 3
10.01. Glasgow @ SWG3
11.01 Birmingham @ Academy 2
12.01. London @ Underworld

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Kataklysm Posts New Lyric Video Online

Next week, the iconic 'MTV Headbangers Ball Tour« kicks off at Felsenkeller, Leipzig (Germany)! Headlined by Canadian melodic death metal heavyweights Kataklysm, the line-up will be completed by Knoxville, TN based metal squad Whitechapel, Italian symphonic death metal giants Fleshgod Apocalypse as well as UK death metal band Dyscarnate. In anticipation of the run, Kataklysm have launched a lyric video for the track "The Last Breath I'll Take Is Yours," taken from their highly-acclaimed studio album "Meditations" (2018). You can check it out below.

Frontman Maurizio Iacono states, "'The Last Breath I’ll Take Is Yours' is a song that deals with having to prove yourself over and over again to society. The world keeps consuming everything and keeps throwing challenges at you. It's about navigating life through struggle and in the end...having the last word over it on your own terms. We release this song as the final chapter of the successful campaign for our latest album 'Meditations.'" More...

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