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Metal News for November 27, 2017

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9 news articles posted on this day.


Onslaught Looks Back On "The Force"

2016 marked the thirtieth anniversary of arguably the best album in the history of British thrash metal, "The Force," by the group who many consider to be the greatest band in British thrash metal, Onslaught. To celebrate this milestone, the band embarked on a lengthy tour, performing the album in full. When they rolled back in to their home city of Bristol last year, I was fortunate enough not just to witness a phenomenal performance (see review here,) but also to speak with Onslaught co-founder and guitarist, Nige Rockett. In the video below, I talk with Nige about the band's live reputation, hearing rare songs and what we can expect from their forthcoming seventh studio album. More...

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Imperial Age Discuss "Warrior Race" And More

Last year, I embarked on a lengthy string of shows and interviews in England, where I was privileged to meet many metal musicians from around the globe. The last show I attended couldn't have been more multicultural, as it featured Orphaned Land from Israel, Voodoo Kungfu from China, Crisalida from Chile and Imperial Age from Russia. I was very impressed by the last of these bands (as I was with all on the groups) and arranged a spur of the moment interview with them while they were at the merch stand. After a series of technical difficulties and delays, I am finally able to present my conversation with these innovative and highly skilled musicians Alexander "Aor" Osipov and Jane "Corn" Odintsova. More...

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Morbid Angel Singer Slams Divisive Media Rhetoric

Morbid Angel frontman Steve Tucker, who is currently promoting the band's upcoming album "Kingdoms Disdained", states in an interview he recently gave Metal Mofos:

"Honestly, dude, the most uninformed people in the world have to be poor American people. If you're so poor that you can't afford cable or the Internet to get varying opinions of things, then the opinion that is shoved down your throat is the most uninformed, unnewsworthy thing that you can ever hear."

You can now listen to the entire chat below.

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Sitting Down With Entombed A.D.

In the autumn of last year, I had the pleasure of attending a show which featured Canadian progressive thrash legends Voivod and Swedish death metal favourites, Entombed A.D. (see review here.) Not only was I fortunate enough to see such a combination but I was able to sit down with members of each band and discuss a number of topics. Unfortunately, numerous problems had caused these, and several other interviews from the time, to be delayed, but now after a long wait, these interviews are being uploaded.

At the show, I spoke with both Voivod drummer, Away (which you can check out here) and Entombed A.D. guitarist, Nico Elgstrand. You can check out the interview with the latter below, in which we discussed the reason for the band's name, their latest album, "Dead Dawn" and where to go in Stockholm. More...

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Ur Premiere Debut Album's Title Track

Polish black/heavy act Ur are now streaming the title track from their debut album “Black Vortex” below. Scheduled for a release on 22 December 2017 via Arachnophobia Records, the album follows up on the well-received EP “Hail Death”.


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Garhelenth Debut New Song "Foolish Conscience"

Armenian black metal unit Garhelenth debut a new song entitled "Foolish Conscience", taken from their upcoming new album "About Pessimistic Elements & Rebirth Of Tragedy", which will be out in stores December 14th via Satanath Records.

Check out now "Foolish Conscience" below.


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Barshasketh/Outre New Split Release Streaming

Barshasketh (formerly based in New Zealand, now located in Edinburgh, Scotland) and the Polish band Outre premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the bands' upcoming new split release titled "Sein / Zeit", which is scheduled for released later today via Third Eye Temple and Blut & Eisen Productions.

Check out now "Sein / Zeit" in its entirety below.

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Just For Fun

Watch: "Kids React!" To The Music Of Black Sabbath

Fine Brothers Entertainment‘s "Kids React!" series has returned to metal territory with its latest edition. See below to find a bunch of youngsters respond to the music of the recently retired Godfathers of heavy metal, Black Sabbath.

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The Browning Frontman Diagnosed With Bell’s Palsy

The Browning frontman Jonny McBee has been diagnosed with Bell’s palsy, which causes facial paralysis and in most cases is a temporary sensory impairment. You can watch him explain his condition in the below video. Jonny McBee comments on Facebook:

“I got diagnosed with bells palsy (partial face paralysis) . Its pretty interesting to me so I made a video explaining what it is and my experience with it so far. Fingers crossed this isnt permanent or going to have to figure some stuff out about vocals!”

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