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Metal News for November 28, 2018

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19 news articles posted on this day.

Buckcherry Premiere New Music Video

A new official music video for Buckcherry‘s taken on Nine Inch Nails‘ “Head Like A Hole” premiered online streaming for you below. The group's new record “Warpaint” will arrive in stores on March 08th.

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Hatebreed Announces 25th Anniversary Tour

Hatebreed remain one of the most relevant and impactful acts in the hard rock and metal scenes. The Connecticut band will celebrate 25 years of ruthless breakdowns, pit-stirring anthems, and poignant lyrics across eight albums and consistently sold-out shows in 2019. The band, which has gone from playing basements and backyards to being a featured worldwide attraction on countless festivals and high-profile tours from OZZFest to Warped Tour to Download, will commemorate two-plus decades by embarking on a 25th anniversary tour.

The first leg of the tour will feature support from Obituary and Cro-Mags, two bands that Hatebreed have covered in their career and who have influenced the signature and instantly recognizable Hatebreed sound. Terror and Fit for an Autopsy will round out this "can't miss" juggernaut of a lineup. The initial trek will kick off in Philadelphia in April, with an additional leg to be announced shortly. All confirmed dates are below.

"I can't believe it's been 25 years already," said Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta. "We're excited to bring out this massive tour package with some of our favorite bands. Every band on this bill is a headliner in their own right. The show will be run festival-style with bands you don't want to miss playing early. Activate the pit!" More...

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Children Of Bodom Reveals New Album Details

Finland's melodic death superstars Children Of Bodom are proud to the announce the release of their tenth album, Hexed, on March 8th 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records.

COB frontman, guitarist, and mastermind Alexi Laiho comments, "People have said that this album is generally catchier. So I started thinking about that, perhaps the song structures are easier to grasp on initial listen. But there’s some crazy shit in there, almost progressive or at least technical. There are certain melodies across the album that could have come from jazz songs, although they’re completely metal with us, of course (laughs)."

"For me, it has always been very hard to describe our new music," comments bassist Henkka Blacksmith. "In a way it always feels familiar, but the new stuff also always surprises me. Here we have something that’s very Bodom, but somehow we haven’t done this kind of stuff, possibly ever. Then again, someone said that there’s a somewhat similar vibe to what Follow the Reaper had. I don’t know. Anyway, we had a really hard time choosing the songs for the videos, I guess that’s a positive problem to have." More...

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Lords Of The Trident Posts New Video Online

A true spectacle to be witnessed, Lords Of The Trident is a daring adventure metal quintet that has been delighting their audiences and fans all over the world for ten years. Continuing their epic quest of bringing spectacular and entertaining metal to global fans these power metal warriors released their latest album "Shadows From The Past" this past August. In continuing support of their 7th studio album, these American power metallers are premiering their fifth music video "Death Dealer". The footage for the music video was shot during the band's March 2018 TRIDENTour, which included stops in Lexington, KY, Charlotte and Chapel Hill, NC, and Cincinnati, OH.

Vocalist Fang VonWrathenstein adds:

"Almost every house we stayed at had very friendly cats who DEMANDED to be included in the video as well. You'll also notice that Albus Dumblepurr, the most FAMOUS of the power metal cats, also makes an appearance. I'll admit, we were all a little starstruck upon meeting him." More...

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The Winery Dogs Announces North American Tour

The Winery Dogs, the band consisting of Richie Kotzen (vocals, guitar), Billy Sheehan (bass) and Mike Portnoy (drums,) has revealed that they will be on tour in North America in May 2019. Dates for the trek will be announced soon. The band's last release was a five track EP, "Dog Years" in 2017, but no information about new material has been revealed as of yet.

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Overkill Reveals New Album Details

Legendary New Jersey thrashers Overkill will unleash their 19th studio record, The Wings Of War, on February 22, 2019 via Nuclear Blast .

Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth comments, "It was a blast making The Wings of War! It is something old feeling new again, as our chemistry was altered by the addition of Jason Bittner. I was curious from the get-go, how would it pan out? I think what we accomplished here is a new, upgraded Overkill that embraced the new chemistry, while taking our roots into the present. The new formula produced not only more raw power, but more places to go with melody, a win, win. The key is being not only interested in the change, but part of it. I'll tell you what, it's still fun as hell making Overkill records."

The Wings Of War was recorded at Gear Recording Studio in New Jersey, SKH Studio in Florida and Jrod Productions with engineering handled by DD and Dave. The album was produced by the band while Chris "Zeuss" Harris.handled the mixing and mastering. Travis Smith (Nevermore, Opeth, Soilwork, Death...) was again enlisted to create the artwork for the album. More...

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Rotting Christ Posts New Song Online

Greek black metal veterans Rotting Christ has posted a new song online entitled, "Fire, God And Fear". You can check it out below. The song comes from the band's forthcoming new album, "The Heretics," which is set to be released through Season Of Mist on February 15th. Speaking about the song, the band stated:

"Dear Metal brothers around,

"After almost three years of silence and countless hours of inner search, we can proudly announce our fresh artistic worry that is represented from the song "Fire, God and Fear" that is taken from the upcoming opus "The Heretics'" that will be released later next year. A song that definitelly won't create a clear opinion on how the new album will sound but can show the Heretic and atmospheric approach we have choosed with our latest creation. Hope you will enjoy our new creation and untill we cross paths mentally...

"Non Serviam brothers & sisters!" More...

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Dirge Premiere New Song "Wingless Multitudes"

Dirge have teamed up with Metalundergound.com to exclusively premiere a new song titled "Wingless Multitudes", taken from their upcoming new album "Lost Empyrean", which will be out in stores December 14th via Debemur Morti Productions.

Check out now "Wingless Multitudes" below.

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VVORSE Premiere New Song "Aivan tarpeeksi kauan"

Jyväskylä based Finnish neo-crust/grind group VVORSE have released a new single "Aivan tarpeeksi kauan" from their upcoming EP "Ajatus vapaudesta" (release date December 5th 2018).

Listen to the single below:

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The Casualties Premiere New Song "Ya Basta"

NYC hardcore/street-punk band The Casualties have released a brand new video for their song “Ya Basta” today. The song is found on the band’s newly released, 11th album, Written In Blood, that’s available now from Cleopatra Records.

Watch it now below:

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Ernia Premiere New Song "Heroes of Withdrawal"

Spanish grind band ERNIA are now premiere their new song “Heroes of Withdrawal”. The song is from their self-titled new album which will be released next week.

Listen to the song below:

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Stranguliatorius Premiere "Morgue Surgeons"

Deathgrind outfit Stranguliatorius make their Horror Pain Gore Death Productions debut with the album "Rope, Soap, Tabouret". Check out their album track "Morgue Surgeons" below:

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Automb Premiere New Music Video

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania based blackened death metal band Automb premiere a new song and music video entitled "Mourned", taken from their new album "Esoterica", out now through Satanath Records (Russia) and Final Gate Records (Germany) in a jewel-case CD edition of 500 copies, with an 8-page booklet.

Check out now "Mourned" below.

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Witching Hour Premiere New Song

Germany’s Witching Hour premiere a new song entitled "As I Walk Among Sepulchral Ruins", taken from their upcoming new album "…And Silent Grief Shadows the Passing Moon", which is due for release on December 21st by Hells Headbangers.

Check out now "As I Walk Among Sepulchral Ruins" below.

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Graf Orlock Premiere “Alternate Route To Mexico"

Graf Orlock premiere another new song titled “Alternate Route To Mexico” streaming for you below. The track arrives ahead of the group’s fourth full-length effort, “Examination Of Violent Cinema, Volume 1“, which will hit stores on December 07th via Vitriol Records.

Says frontman Jonathan Schmidt of it: More...

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Refused & The Hives U.S. Spring Tour Announced

Refused and The Hives will be co-headlining the ‘Official Swedish Scream Team Tour‘ in the U.S. in May. Dates for said trek so far include:

05/18 Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall
05/20 Chicago, IL – The Vic Theatre
05/21 St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
05/22 Lawrence, KS – Liberty Hall
05/24 Denver, CO – Gothic Theatre
05/25 Salt Lake City, UT – The Union Event Center

Comments Refused of the upcoming tour: More...

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Holehearted Premiere New Song "Cause & Effect"

Las Vegas based deathcore outfit Holehearted have inked a deal with Emmure frontman Frankie Palmeri's Redzone Records. A new track from the group entitled “Cause & Effect” can be heard below. Holehearted’s debut release for the label is expected out next year.

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Astronoid Premiere New Song & Video

Astronoid announce their upcoming February 01st release of their self-titled sophomore album through Blood Music. A new official music video for the first track from it called “I Dream In Lines” has recently premiered online and can be streamed below.

The band’s vocalist/guitarist Brett Boland commented of the record: More...

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Aversions Crown European/UK Tour Announced

Aversions Crown, Psycroptic, Within Destruction, Hadal Maw and Hollow World will be out on an European/UK tour together in early 2019. The trek will hit the following cities:

02/01 Karlsruhe, GER – Weiße Rose
02/02 Saarbrucken, GER – Garage
02/03 Oberhausen, GER – Kulttempel
02/04 Birmingham, UK – The Asylum 2
02/05 Glasgow, UK – Cathouse
02/06 Manchester, UK – Rebellion
02/07 Plymouth, UK – The Junction
02/08 London, UK – The Dome
02/09 Savigny-le-Temple, FRA – L’Emprente
02/10 Aarau, SWI – Kiff
02/11 Milan, ITA – Circolo Svolta
02/12 Florence, ITA – Cycle Club
02/13 Ljubljana, SLO – Orto Bar (no Within Destruction)
02/14 Budapest, HUN – Durer Kert
02/15 Vienna, AUT – Viper Room
02/16 Leipzig, GER – Naumanns
02/17 Berlin, GER – SO36
02/18 Munich, GER – Backstage
02/19 Prague, CZE – Modra Vopice
02/20 Nuremberg, GER – Z-Bau
02/21 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof
02/22 Drachten, NET – Iduna
02/23 Liege, BEL – 6K Fest (Aversions Crown & Psycroptic only)

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