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Metal News for November 5, 2016

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Amon Amarth Unleash Ragnarok In London

It's becoming more common in the modern age for established bands to tour together, be it as part of a package tour, or as a co-headlining trek. These can create memories for a lifetime, or, as past tours between the likes of Metallica & Guns N Roses and Rob Zombie & Marilyn Manson have shown, an ego clash which could be a disaster. However, the combination of Amon Amarth, Testament and Grand Magus, promised from it's very announcement to be nothing short of a triumph. The concert featured here took place at the Roundhouse in Camden, North London, a respected venue and rightfully so. It's highly impressive inside, particular in the stage area and literally every member of staff I spoke to were very friendly and helpful, making it one of the most welcoming venues in Britain. This tiered rotunda made for an excellent setting for one of the most anticipated European tours of the year.

First to take the stage was Swedish heavy metal outfit, Grand Magus; a trio dedicated to keeping the sound and spirit of traditional heavy metal alive and very successfully too I might add. The three members all possess a great stage which some might say is essential when playing a rather large venue such as the Roundhouse. From the opening notes of, "I, The Jury" from their excellent 2010 album, "Hammer of the North," the band put on a blistering performance, delighting their fans and easily winning over new ones. Despite having a new album, "Sword Songs" to promote, the group only played one song from the record, namely, "Varangian," instead choosing to perform a mix of material from their sixteen year history. All in all, Grand Magus made the very best of their relatively short set and left a lasting impression on all of those who were in attendance. More...

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Bloodtruth Premieres New Song "Peste Noire"

Italian death metal unit Bloodtruth premieres a new promo track entitled "Peste Noire". The single was mixed and mastered by Joseph Cincotta from New York’s Full Force Studio (Suffocation, Dehumanized, etc.).

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Videmur Streaming New Song "Like Autumn Leaves"

Two-man black metal project Videmur premieres a new song entitled "Like Autumn Leaves", taken from the upcoming new EP "Through Endless Fields of Grey", which will be release in 2017.

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The Word Alive Debuts New Single "Overdose"

The Word Alive debuts its new single entitled "Overdose", streaming below with the band due to perform the track live on the upcoming tour named after it. Dates for that run can be found after the jump.

The Word Alive will headline the "Overdose Tour" this fall with support from Volumes, Islander and Invent, Animate: More...

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Die Young Premieres New Music Video

Houston, Texas' Die Young premieres a new music video for "God’s Promises", taken from the band's latest album "No Illusions", out in stores via Good Fight Music.

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Trivium Posts Early Demo Track "The Storm"

Trivium is streaming an early demo track titled "The Storm", taken from the upcoming "Ember To Inferno" reissue, which will be out in stores December 02nd via Cooking Vinyl. The track in particular appears on the "Caeruleus" bonus disc included with the deluxe "Ember To Inferno: Ab Initio" edition of the reissue.

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Ion Dissonance Teases New Song & Music Video

Ion Dissonance teases a new song and music video entitled "To Lift The Dead Hand Of The Past", taken from the upcoming new album "Cast The First Stone", which will hit stores on November 18th via Good Fight Entertainment.

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