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Metal News for November 22, 2016

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Onslaught Unleashes "The Force" In Bristol

British thrash metal is often described as an overlooked are of the genre, with much of the focus being shifted to the American and German scenes. However, the United Kingdom had several heavy hitters such as Sabbat, Xentrix and Acid Reign, though many fans will tell you that the premier British thrash band is, was and perhaps always shall be, Onslaught. After reuniting in 2005, the group has gone from strength to strength, released three stellar albums with another one on the way, however this year they have been celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of what many believe to be their defining album, "The Force," by playing the record in full, including in their home city of Bristol.

As is often the case at The Fleece, the opening band, in this case Ipswich thrash metal veterans Anihilated, took to the stage almost immediately after the doors opened. The group has a sound very reminiscent of Slayer and a true old school thrash vibe that went over very well with the relatively small audience who had turned up early. Though not the most memorable of bands, Anihilated delivered exactly what they promised and gave the crowd a solid and frenzied set of break neck speed metal from start to finish. More...

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Pit Stories: The White Whale Amongst Bathers

Ready for a new round of Pit Stories?

This week we've got a tale of a lost and very drunk roadie and a band scrambling to find their wayward companion, who has been up to no good while in an altered state.

Dre Versailles, vocalist of Gatineau, Québec-based band Inire, tells the Hangover-sequel worthy story like this:

Some names of people and places have been changed. The idiocy remains unaltered.

A friend of ours in London graciously offered us his pad while he was out of town so we could crash the night after the show. His door has multiple locks and he gave me specific instructions to lock up when we left in the morning because doing it improperly could result in him being locked out. I don’t need to tell you, this is important.

We partied a bit after the show, responsibly for the most part but our friend and roadie “Mustachio” (yes, that’s what I’m calling him) decided he was due for a solid one. It wasn’t long before we lost sight of him. Nor was it long before the police came poking around about a disturbance of some sort. We told them we knew nothing (which was technically true but also false in the sense that we all had a prime suspect in mind… name starts with “M”). Thankfully they ended up leaving empty handed (and probably a little confused).
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Shaarimoth Reveals New Album

W.T.C. Productions has set January 13th, 2017 as the European release date for Shaarimoth's second album, "Temple of the Adversarial Fire" (Daemon Worship Productions will handle the album's North American release). Cover artwork is available below, and the track listing is as follows:

1. Point Of Ingress (Initiatory Death)
2. The Hungry Omega
3. Elevenfolded Wrath Of Sitra Achra
4. Lord Of Putrefaction
5. The Fires Of Molok
6. Beast Of Lawlessness
7. Faceless Queen Of Bloodstained Dreams
8. Harba di Ashm'dai
9. Ascension Of The Blind Dragon
10. Altar Of Becoming
11. Point Of Egress More...

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Thron Posts Album Teaser

On January 20th, 2017, Clavis Secretorvm is proud to present Thron's self-titled debut album on digipack CD format.

Formed in 2015 as a project of experienced, devoted musicians from German bands in the Black Forest region, Thron's initial goals were to play authentic black/death in the spirit of the early to mid '90s, when metal wasn't watered down yet.

Whether you qualify Thron's attack as blackened death metal or deathened black metal, it matters not, for the results speak for themselves - and loudly. Check out a teaser for the album below.

1. Purified in Fire
2. Satan's Speech
3. The Blacklist
4. Orphaned by the Undertaker
5. Mutilation of the Unholy
6. Bloodfeast
7. The Evilution of Satan
8. Blackest Hell More...

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Beating Dead Meat Releasing "With Full Force"

The aggressive Finnish metal crew Beating Dead Meat has prepared something new for headbangers around the globe. New album "With Full Force" is coming out December 23rd via Inverse Records, and the "No Compromise" single can be heard below. The album's full track listing is as follows:

1. 2016
2. Straight to Hell
3. No Compromise
4. Dream for the Weak
5. The Few and the Proud
6. Posers
7. The Powers That Be
8. A Failure by Default
9. With Full Force
10. The Great Northern Djentkill (Pantera Tribute) More...

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Spectral Apparition Releasing New EP

First materializing in early 2015, Spectral Apparition performs a peculiar, unsettling brand of blackened death metal. Recorded at Priory Recording Studios and produced by the illustrious Greg Chandler, the "Manifestation" EP represents a primary step in the realization of the collective Spectral Apparition vision.

Taking inspiration from morbid tales of unknown hauntings and maniacal possession, Spectral Apparition communes with the living on behalf of entities calling from beyond the shroud of perception.

01. Voices Call From Beyond the Shroud
02. Corpselight, Illuminate Me
03. Malignant Shape of the Other More...

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The Casualties Announces Tour With Brujeria

The Casualties just announced a U.S. tour with Brujeria, beginning on January 7th and seeing the bands perform along the west coast and areas in the south. A full list of tour dates can be found below.

Regarding the tour, the band comments: "Let's set 2017 off with a right ripper! We are absolutely honored to support and share the stage with Brujeria and Piñata Protest this coming January."

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Allfather Announces New Single

With the flames barely died down from latest album "Bless The Earth With Fire," Kent metal group Allfather is following it up swiftly with new single, "Inherit the Dust." Seething with aggression and barely-concealed rage, the track offers up a feast of gargantuan riffs, monolithic grooves, and a breakdown big enough to crack the earth.

Recorded with long-time collaborator Jason Frye at his new studio Century Audio, "Inherit the Dust" addresses the West’s seemingly endless obsession with bombing the Middle East in the hope of bringing peace, but being continuously surprised at the tragic consequences of these actions.

Vocalist Tom continues: “War in the Middle East has continued to drive instability and created an exodus of refugees from these countries. Refugees that Europe and the West seem less and less willing to offer asylum and safety. We’ve created a world where in some places children fear clear, sunny days as they know these are the best days for drone strikes to be carried out. Our governments claim we want peace yet offer only obliteration." More...

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Battlecross Kicking Off "Winter Warriors" Tour

Following a recent North American journey with Soilwork, Motor City metal legion Battlecross will close 2016 with an annual headlining run, the third installment of the "Winter Warriors" tour, which rolls from November 25th through December 17th.

This year, support for the Battlecross holiday tour will be provided by Metal Blade label mates Allegaeon and Necromancing The Stone.

In conjunction with the Veterans Ticket Foundation, the Winter Warriors Tour once again offers free admission to members of the U.S. Armed Forces, and the band will donate a portion of proceeds to local veterans' organizations in each city. Veterans are invited to register for free tickets here. More...

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Nidingr Streaming "Surtr"

The Norwegian metal extremists from Nidingr just released a first new track off forthcoming album, "The High Heat Licks Against Heaven." The track, an ambitious ripper titled "Surtr," is streaming below.

"The High Heat Licks Against Heaven" will be released by Season of Mist on February 10th, 2017 and features cover art illustrated by Valnoir/Metastazis. The full track listing is as follows:

1. Hangaguð
2. Surtr
3. The Ballad of Hamther
4. On Dead Body Shore
5. Gleipnir
6. Sol Taker
7. Ash Yggdrasil
8. Valkyries Assemble
9. Heimdalargaldr
10. Naglfar Is Loosed More...

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Insulters Streaming "Bastard Soldiers"

Today, Catalonian black/death cult Insulters premieres new track "Bastard Soldiers," hailing from the band's second album, "Metal Still Means Danger," set for international release on January 1st, 2017 as a joint release between Unholy Prophecies and Equinox Discos.

1. Age of Terror
2. Highway of the Dead
3. Icons and Symbols
4. Bang Your Fucking Skull
5. Forged in Hell's Fire
6. Bastard Soldiers
7. Burn With the Witch
8. Here Falls the Hammer
9. Metal Still Means Danger More...

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Destroyer 666 Re-Issuing "Defiance"

Destroyer 666 is engaging in a new campaign of "Defiance," having just repressed that fourth full-length album. The new "Defiance" re-issue is available as a gatefold LP with a poster, limited to do 200 copies in clear vinyl, and 500 in black. '

The band's latest album "Wildfire" has also been re-issued in a limited silver vinyl edition. If you haven't heard it yet, "Wildfire" is available for full streaming over at this location. More...

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Vipassi Streaming "Jove"

Australia's extreme progressive metal quartet Vipassi - the brainchild of guitarist Ben Boyle and Ne Obliviscaris drummer Dan Presland and also featuring Ne Obliviscaris guitarist Benjamin Baret and bassist Brendan "Cygnus" Brown - is now streaming another track from forthcoming album, "Sunyata."

The track, a progressive metal tour-de-force titled "Jove," is available for streaming below. "Sunyata" will be released by Season of Mist worldwide on January 20th, 2017. Regarding the new track, Vipassi comments:

"Our song 'Jove' is a meditation on religion and dogma, its separation from faith, its affect on our history and perception of morality, and ultimately, the corruption and conflict it begets. Faith at its core, is a beautiful thing, which over time, has been clouded by crooked and misguided credo. This song is a counterpoint to 'Benzaiten', our previous track's themes of knowledge and science, and how these things can be at odds with the obtuse nature of organized religion." More...

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Syk Streaming "The White Sun"

"I-Optikon" is the forthcoming new full-length album from Italy's avant extreme metal faction Syk, set for release December 2nd, 2016 via Philip H. Anselmo's own Housecore Records.

Produced by Anselmo and Stephen Berrigan, "I-Optikon" features the debut appearance of recently recruited second guitarist Gianluca Ferro, who's collaborated with Andy Timmons, Kiko Loureiro, Guthrie Govan, Jeff Loomis, and more.

As a precursor to its release, today the disconcerting sounds of closing track, "The White Sun," is offered up for public devourment. Elaborates the band:

"When the mind is silent you can feel society for what really is: a sect based on 'normality' settled to conform minds. That's the moment when you realize we often are slaves at many different levels." More...

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Once Human Releases "Gravity" Video

Once Human just released an eye-popping official music video for the scathing new track, “Gravity.” The band's sophomore album, "Evolution," is slated for a February 10th release world-wide through Ear Music and official pre-order bundle packages are also now live here.

Logan Mader states: "We shot this new video once again with director Ron Thunderwood, because he gives us a lot of freedom to be ourselves. He is mostly a one man army, so the convenience aspect is awesome. We love his passion and wanted people to see his versatility and skill outside of a controlled room. We worked with all natural light so we had a small window of time.

"The wind was so strong that we almost lost the drone and Ron had to chase it. We were not expecting the wind and the dust, but we went with it anyway and in the end it really seemed to fit with the lyrics. The lyrics and the vibe of the video are nearly the same: constantly cloudy, unexpected, messy, racing complexities of the mind, and only a moment of clarity.

“This new video also officially marks the debut of Max Karon on guitars. He's an amazing guitarist and played a big role in the creative process with Lauren and I on our new album, 'Evolution.' We are releasing this song as the 2nd single because it shows the more progressive elements within our album, has meaningful lyrics and displays Lauren's diversity as a vocalist." More...

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Hark Releasing New Album

Hark will release a new album titled "Machinations" worldwide on February 24th, 2017 across multiple LP and CD formats. Check out new song "Fortune Favours The Insane" below. Season Of Mist also comments:

"With 'Machinations," Hark delivers a perfectly crafted vision of hard-hitting heavy rock, expanding on their simultaneously progressive and muscular sonic palette. The weight and bombast is intact, but newly expanded to include virtuoso leads and melodic finesse. Hark v2.0 is now officially in widescreen, and 'Machinations' beautifully precise pummeling proves them a genuine force to be reckoned with."

Regarding the new track streaming below, Hark founder Jimbob Isaac comments, "'Fortune...' was the first song written the album, and is lyrically based around the fine line between commitment to your art and the brain-splitting madness that it can sometimes push you towards. "I ain't been over the edge...but I've seen it" More...

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Final Drive Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Final Drive just launched a Kickstarter campaign for an upcoming album (check out full details here) and the band also commetns:

"With much excitement, we'd like to introduce you to our new album 'Dig Deeper!' We've teamed up with Kickstarter to bring you this unique opportunity to help support the release of Dig Deeper. Check out the message from Jordan and support." More...

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Suicide Silence Gears Up For Tour, New Album

Riverside, California-based metal powerhouse Suicide Silence will kick off a European tour next week on Thursday, December 1stin Paris, France. Eddie Hermida commetns:

"Hold on to your butts cause we will be headbanging our way through your town! Bring your A game cause we will be bringing ours. The last time we were around you guys brought it hard as fuck now it's time to set the bar higher! Bring the FIRE!"

In the meantime, Suicide Silence has finalized work on the follow-up to 2014's "You Can't Stop Me," the band's first album to feature All Shall Perish vocalist Hernan "Eddie" Hermida. The as-of-yet untitled album is planned for an early 2017 release. Catch these upcomign Suicide Silence 2016 / 2017 tour dates: More...

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Prepare For An Evening With Anthrax

February/March 2017 will see legendary New York thrash outfit Anthrax back on European soil for the band's first full European headline tour in more than a decade. British metallers The Raven Age will support on all dates.

Dubbed the "Among The Kings" tour, dates will kick off on the 9th of February in Birmingham, UK and wrap on up in Paris, France on the 16th of March; the full itinerary is below. On all of these dates and to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its release, Anthrax will perform 1987 album "Among The Living" from start to finish, alongside fan favorites from throughout the band's 35-year career.

Said the band's Scott Ian about the tour, "Finally! We've been looking forward to headlining in Europe for so long. We have a killer set planned, new stuff, old faves, deep tracks and »Among« front to back. You'd better start getting in shape now for the epic wardance. See you soon my friends - cheers!" More...

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Machinae Supremacy Reveals New Album Details

There's a big difference between video game-inspired metal and actual "video game metal." Machinae Supremacy proves that difference, owning the title with an 8-bit power metal onslaught that sounds like it could have been the symphonic soundtrack to your favorite 80's Nintendo game.

After several independent releases and following with five albums released through international metal label Spinefarm Records, Machinae Supremacy has taken matters back into the band's own hands with upcoming new album, "Into The Night World," hitting stores on December 16th, 2016.

The album is coming via Machinae Supremacy's own Hubnester Records, in collaboration with Swedish music company BD Pop. Pre-orders will be available via iTunes soon. Vocalist Robert Stjärnström states:

"Going back to being independent has truly sparked our creativity and energized us in the most amazing way. Into The Night World is in some ways more simplistic than our last album, but somehow it manages to be both more playful and more sophisticated. There is still a story, but all of that is encapsulated in pure, straight-forward songs, each with its own separate, parallel meaning and purpose." More...

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Lo-Pan Announces "In Tensions" Release

Lo-Pan's fifth release, "In Tensions," is a new five-song EP that sees the seasoned Columbus, Ohio unit continuing a blistering trajectory of building on the infectious, riff-filled grooves of 2014 full-length, "Colossus."

The band's first release on Brooklyn's Aqualamb Records, "In Tensions" also marks the next stage in the band's ever-evolving direction - anchored by the lead single "Go West," an optimistic, sun-kissed, open highway anthem.

Regarding the song, singer Jeff Martin elaborates, "It's about setting out to accomplish a goal and then having that goal change along the way. And ultimately realizing the new goal was better than what you wanted in the first place."

A perfect rallying cry for action in uncertain times, Martin continues, "it's also about getting out and doing something.... So keep moving forward. Keeping progressing. Keep evolving." More...

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Violent Magic Orchestra Streaming Full Album

International project Violent Magic Orchestra will release debut album "Catastrophic Anonymous" on December 2nd via Throatruiner Records.

Featuring vocal contributions from Attila Csihar (Sunn o))), Mayhem) and Chip King (The Body), the record was mastered by James Plotkin (Khanate, Atomsmasher) and illustrated by French artist Metastazis.

A full stream of the entire "Catastrophic Anonymous" album is available below, and the track listing is as follows:

01. The Beginning Of Fortune
02. Acts Of Charity
03. In Favor Of Cruelty
04. Divorcer
05. Halved
06. One Day Less
07. At The Bank
08. Brick Wall
09. Pursuit Of Dignity
10. Out Of Orbit More...

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Children Of Bodom Posts Fan Photo Lyric Video

Due to kick off a tour with Abbath tomorrow, Children Of Bodom just released a lyric video featuring fan-submitted photos. Alexi Laiho comments:

"Back in October we asked you all to send in photos with the band...today we present to you the new lyric video for the song 'My Bodom (I Am the Only One)' with all your faces in it!

"This is the coolest and my favorite lyric video by far because we actually had a chance to include COB fans from all over the globe in it. It’s the least we can do to show our gratitude, love and appreciation of the madness they bless us with night after night. I can’t wait to play the song live on the upcoming tours!"

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Flidais Premieres "High Stakes"

The stakes are mighty high in the music world these days, but galloping power metal outfit Flidais will rise to meet the challenge!

Today we're premiering a brand new track from this up-and-coming Canadian group. Check out "High Stakes" below, which comes off the "Kazador" album due to drop December 2nd.

Flidais plays power metal with a progressive touch, often seamlessly transitioning through song segments with deft ease and execution, all while the powerful vocal performance scales impressive heights. Like what you hear below? You can follow the latest on Flidais at Facebook here.

"Kazador" was recorded by Michael "Musashi" Marucci at Sonic Zen Studios in London, Ontario and is a fusion of throwback styles and modern production that will greatly please fans of progressive power metal worldwide. The album's full track listing is as follows:

1. Traffic
2. Pinnacle (streaming here)
3. High Stakes
4. Hunter
5. Resolve
6. Missing More...

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Killing Gandhi Posts "D-Minor Took My Life" Video

Danish melodic death metal act Killing Gandhi, featuring ex-Wuthering Heights members Martin Arendal (guitars) and Kasper Gram (bass), released a new video for the track "D-Minor Took My Life." The song appears on the band's latest release "Cinematic Parallels," which is available via Crime Records.

Check out the clip here:

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Hevidence Kicks It Into "Overdrive"

Hevidence - the brainchild of Italian guitar player Diego Reali (ex-DGM) - released a video clip for the new song "Overdrive." The song appears on the upcoming debut album "Nobody's Fault," which is set for release on December 1st via Frontiers Music srl.

The track listing for “Nobody’s Fault” is:

1. Dig In The Night (see music video here)
2. Nobody' Fault
3. Miracle (streaming here)
4. So Unkind
5. Ave Maria
6. Overdrive
7. I Want More
8. Out Of This Time
9. Pack Your Bags
10. All I Ever Needed
11. Note

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AC Angry Wants You To Hate Them On New Video

German hard rock act AC Angry released a lyric video for the new song "I Hate AC Angry." The song is the opening track to the new album "Appetite For Erection," which pops out on November 25th via Steamhammer/SPV worldwide. The album will be available as a CD version (digipak) and vinyl version (limited to 500 only).

The track listing for the release is:

1. I Hate AC Angry
2. 4TW
3. No Way To Go But Down
4. I Wanna Hurt Somebody
5. Appetite For Erection (see music video here)
6. Son Of A Motherfucker's Son
7. The Balls Are Back In Town
8. Take You Shake You Break You
9. Cry Idiot Cry
10. Testosterone

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Lord Dying Issues "A Wound Outside Of Time" Video

Portland sludge/doom act Lord Dying issued a new video clip for the song "A Wound Outside of Time." The song appears on the band's latest offering "Poisoned Altars," which was issued back in 2015 via Relapse Records.

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Mors Principium Est Posts New Album Preview

Finnish based melodic death metal act Mors Principium Est released a preview clip for the upcoming new album "Embers of a Dying World." The album drops in Europe and the U.S. on February 10th via AFM Records.

The track listing is as follows:

1. Genesis
2. Reclaim the Sun
3. Masquerade
4. Into the Dark
5. The Drowning
6. Death Is the Beginning
7. The Ghost
8. In Torment
9. Agnus Dei
10. The Colours of the Cosmos
11. Apprentice of Death

Check out the preview here: More...

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Omnizide Streams Title Track Of New Album

Swedish blackened death metal act Omnizide is streaming the new song "NekroRegime." The song is the title track to the forthcoming sophomore full length album expected for release on December 16th via Carnal Records/Daemon Worship Productions.

"NekroRegime" was recorded and mixed by Erik Hagelberg at DeathWomb Studio in the winter of 2015-2016. Mastering duties were performed by Jonas Kjellgren at Blacklounge Studio.

Check out the song here:

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Goat Worship Reveal Details Of "Blood & Steel"

Brazilian one-man black metal band Goat Worship is ready to unleash the first full length album "Blood and Steel" on December 10th via Xtreem Music. The new track "Falklands War" can be heard streaming in the player below.

Since the band's debut EP "Doomsday" was released in spring 2015, Hades, helped out by Sadist on drums, has been working on Goat Worship's first full length album to further his own homage to Quorthon and Bathory. "Blood and Steel" is a recollection of 9 anthems that goes beyond the the unmistakeable influence. The style is furious, savage, primitive and has a dirty crusty edge that perfectly keeps the essence of the early Bathory albums.

The cover art (shown below) was created by Spanish artist José Vives, who perfectly depicted a blood and steel carnage. The track listing is as follows:

1. Intro
2. Falklands War
3. Hall of the Dead
4. Cremation Funeral
5. Only the Strong Will Survive
6. God of Thunder
7. Goddess of Lust
8. Religion of Lies
9. Helheim More...

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Ancestral Announces New Album

Italy's Ancestral will issue the new album "Master of Fate" on January 20th via Iron Shield Records (with distribution via Pure Steel Records). The album is the sophomore full length effort and first new material from the band in 10 years (2007's "The Ancient Curse").

"Master of Fate" represents the band with an original and varied style that combines U.S. thrash metal and teutonic melodic metal. It will be the first studio album to feature vocalist Jo Lombardo (Orion Riders/Metatrone), who joined the band in 2014.

The track listing is as follows:

1. Back To Life
2. Wind Of Egadi
3. Seven Months Of Siege
4. Master Of Fate
5. Refuge Of Souls (instr.)
6. Lust For Supremacy
7. No More Regrets
8. On The Route Of Death
9. From Beyond
10. Savage (Helloween Cover) More...

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Root Streaming New Album "Kärgeräs" In Full

Czech black metal pioneers Root are streaming the entire the new studio album "Kärgeräs - Return From Oblivion" over at Noisey at this location (also in the player below). The album is set to drop on November 25th via Agonia Records.

Of the new album the band says: "As always in our history as a band, we aim to deliver a unique album, something that will stand out and shine its own light in our discography. Expect dark metal at its best, along with some surprising elements. We've recorded one fully acoustic song and one entirely instrumental. Overall, the album will include ten new tracks that will differ from our previous records".

"Kärgeräs - Return From Oblivion" will be Root's tenth full-length album. Lyrically, it will be a concept album, and looked at from that perspective, it'll continue the story begun by the 1996 release under a similar yet shorter title, "Kärgeräs," that presents a tale of a pround nation.

The track listing for "Kärgeräs - Return From Oblivion" is:

1. Life Of Demon
2. Osculum Infame
3. Moment Of Fright
4. The Book Of Death
5. Black Iris
6. Moment Of Hope
7. The Key To The Empty Room
8. New Empire
9. Up To The Down
10. Do You Think Is It The End?

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Three More Acts Confirmed For Bloodstock 2017

Promoters for Bloodstock announced another three acts for the 2017 edition of the annual festival. Bloodstock will be held at Catton Park, Derbyshire on August 10-13, 2017. Already announced for 2017 are Friday’s headliners Amon Amarth plus Blind Guardian, Hatebreed, Testament, Whitechapel, Possessed and Hell.

Florida death metal kingpins Obituary land themselves a Sunday slot on the main stage. With a brand new studio album coming in Spring 2017 via Relapse Records, the band recently unleashed the 'Ten Thousand Ways To Die" CD, featuring two brand new studio tracks and a full live set from the '"Onked In Blood" World Tour.

Poland’s tech/death-meisters Decapitated are lined up for a Friday slot. Having delivered some of the most influential death metal of the 21st century, anticipation is high for Decapitated’s new studio album set for release in 2017. Guitarist/founder Vogg commented: "We're very excited to be returning to Bloodstock Festival - it will have been three years since our last time. We're currently in the studio getting ready to unleash the monster we've been working on for the past twelve months and can't wait to play some Polish metal for our UK fans next Summer!"

Mexican-American agitators, Brujeria also join the main stage bill! The band recently released their first album in 16 years, "Pocho Aztlan" via Nuclear Blast, comprising twelve tracks of uncompromising riffs and brutality.

Early bird weekend camping tix are already on sale at a discounted £120 and due to exceptional demand, a limited number of VIP packages were put on sale last month on a first come, first served basis. This allocation has now SOLD OUT!

VIP sold out well in advance in 2016. VIP upgrades (for those who’ve already bought an early bird ticket) and the remaining VIP allocation will be available from December 16th, but don’t hang around if you want these, as they will sell out even earlier for 2017.

Early bird weekend tickets with camping are available now, priced from £120 (+ booking fee) at this location. Children’s weekend tickets are also available, priced £35 (+ booking fee). Camper van pitches have now SOLD OUT.

Many more acts are still to be announced. More...

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Fall Of Carthage Announces New Album, Video Clip

The second Fall Of Carthage album will be entitled "The Longed-For Reckoning." The disc will be issued on January 27th via MDD Records! The album will contains 16 songs of genre-defying creativity and will be available as a high-quality digipak.

With this record, Fall Of Carthage prove that its intentions are serious. This is not just a side-project of Arkadius Antonik (SuidAkrA, Realms Of Odoric) and Martin Buchwalter (Perzonal War), who pulled Sascha Aßbach in front of the mic after a long absence from the music scene. All band members were involved in the songwriting from the beginning and FOC has grown together.

The album was recorded at Gernhart Studio in Troisdorf, Germany (SuidAkrA, Destruction, Tankard) and promises a fat ass sound with superb mixing.

As a taste, the band issued a video clip for the new song "Dawn Of The Enemy." Check it out here: More...

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Killswitch Engage Debuts New Video "Cut Me Loose"

Massachusetts metal outfit Killswitch Engage debuts a new video for "Cut Me Loose", taken from the band's latest album "Incarnate", which was released in March 2016 via Roadrunner Records. Directed by Jeremy Danger and Travis Shinn, the clip was filmed on September 8 in Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats.

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Stench Price Premieres New Song "Living Fumes"

New grindcore supergroup Stench Price - involving members of Brutal Truth, Necrophagist, Benighted, Monument Of Misanthropy, Cynic, Hail of Bullets, Benediction, Bolt Thrower, The Grotesquery etc. - premieres a new track titled "Living Fumes", taken from the upcoming self-titled EP, due out in stores November 30th through Transcending Obscurity Productions.

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Zao Debuts New Song "Haunting Pools"

Western PA blackened hardcore heroes Zao debut a new song entitled "Haunting Pools", taken from the upcoming new album "The Well-Intentioned Virus", which will be out in stores December 09th via Observed/Observer Recordings.

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Vesta Collide Premieres New Song "Witching Hour"

Michigan's metalcore/deathcore outfit Vesta Collide premieres a new song entitled "Witching Hour", taken from the upcoming new album "New Obsession", which will be out in stores January 20thvia Attila frontman Chris Fronzak‘s Stay Sick Recordings.

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Hollow Earth Debuts "Convergence In Recollection"

Hollow Earth debuts a new song titled "Convergence In Recollection", taken from the upcoming new album "Dead Planet", out December 02, through Good Fight Music.

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Pierce The Veil Premieres New Music Video

Pierce The Veil premieres a new music video for "Dive In", taken from the band's latest album "Misadventures", out in stores now via Fearless Records. Footage for the clip was captured across the band’s run on the "Made To Destroy Tour".

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