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Metal News for December 20, 2018

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11 news articles posted on this day.

Monument Of Misanthropy Looking For New Members

European brutal death metal stronghold Monument Of Misanthropy announce they are looking for new guitarists and a new bass player. European musicians with their own material are being preferred, but it is NOT mandatory. Get in touch with the band via this email: monumentofmisanthropy@yahoo.de or their official bandpage on FB: Monument Of Misanthropy Official Band Site

Explains the inventor of the Monument Of Misanthropy brand-imprint, band founder and frontman George "Misanthrope" Wilfinger:

"Neither will I be using any empty bullshit phrases like "due to artistic differences", "because of unsurmountable personal differences", nor will I be washing Monument Of Misanthropy's dirty laundry in public. Fact is that after the last very successful years, three awesome European tours and two acclaimed releases, for me it feels like I should carry on with a new team of guitarists and bass player. Artists who still have the fire inside to go beyond their limits and with an iron will to produce a brutal new death metal album for Monument Of Misanthropy with me and one of the best drummers out there in the brutal death metal world. People willing to play festivals, to go on tours, even if the fee won't buy them a Porsche. Musicians who live for the cause. Just sincere, motivated musicians willing to go the extra mile, that's all I'm asking for. Musicians from Europe and with their own material are preferred, but it's NO must."

Monument Of Misanthropy have been recording and touring with drum-gods Romain Goulon (ex-Necrophagist, ex-Benighted), Simon Schilling (ex-Belphegor) and David Diepold (ex-Benighted, Cognizance).

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Deathgrave Premiere New Music Video

San Jose deathgrind practitioners DEATHGRAVE premiere their video for "So Real, It's Now," the title track off their latest full-length.


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A Novelist Premiere New Song ""Learning Paralysis"

Louisiana-based progressive death metal project A Novelist premiere "Learning Paralysis", the first single to air from their upcoming second full-length, Folie. Set for release on Friday, February 8th.

Listen to A Novelist - "Learning Paralysis" below:

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Mortal Scepter & Deathroned: Full-Album Stream

Mortal Scepter and Deathroned premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the bands' upcoming new split release, which will be out in stores December 23, 2018 via Dying Victims Productions.

Check out now the split in its entirety below.

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Vetala Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Portuguese black metal band Vetala premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Retarded Necro Demential Hole", which will be out in stores December 25th via Harvest of Death.

Check out now "Retarded Necro Demential Hole" in its entirety below.

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Deformatory Premiere New Song & Video "Myiasis"

Ottawa-based technical brutal death metal band Deformatory premiere a new song titled "Myiasis", taken from their brand new split release "Bilateral Carnage" with Toronto’s Blood of Christ. The 7'' is out now via CDN Records.

Check out now "Myiasis" below.


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Ignite Premiere Music Video “Nothing Can Stop Me”

Ignite premiere a new music video for their track “Nothing Can Stop Me“. While the song appears on the group’s 2016 release, “A War Against You“, work is currently underway on Ignite's upcoming album.

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Beartooth Premiere New Live Video “Fire”

Beartooth debut new live footage for their song “Fire”. You can stream that video below with the clip captured across 20 shows from the group’s touring in support of their latest effort “Disease“.

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Veil Of Maya & Intervals U.S. Tour Announced

Veil Of Maya, Intervals, Strawberry Girls and Cryptodira announce a spring tour together. The trek will hit the below cities:

03/18 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave II
03/19 St. Paul, MN – Amsterdam Bar & Grill
03/21 Denver, CO – The Oriental
03/22 Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
03/25 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
03/26 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
03/28 Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades
03/29 Berkley, CA – Cornerstone
03/30 Orange County, CA – Swanfest
04/01 Phoenix, AZ – Van Buren
04/02 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theatre
04/03 Lubbock, TX – Jake’s
04/05 Nashville, TN – The Cowan
04/06 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
04/08 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
04/09 Jacksonville, FL – 1904 Music Hall
04/10 Tampa, FL – The Orpheuim
04/12 Louisville, KY – Mercury Ballroom
04/13 Chicago, IL – Metro
04/15 Charlotte, NC – Amo’s Southend
04/16 Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club
04/18 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
04/19 New York City, NY – The Gramercy Theater
04/20 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
04/22 Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls
04/23 Grand Rapids, MI – Elevation
04/24 St. Louis, MO – Delmar Hall
04/25 Lawrence, KS – Granada Theatre
04/26 Dallas, TX – Trees
04/27 San Antonio, TX – The Rock Box
04/28 Houston, TX – So What?! Music Fest

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King Diamond Premieres Another New Live Clip

January 25th will see the release of King Diamond‘s new live Blu-ray/DVD set, “Songs For The Dead Live“. Live footage of “A Mansion In Darkness” from it can be streamed below:

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YOB, Voivod & Amenra North American Tour Announced

YOB and Voivod announce their North American co-headlining tourwith Amenra as opening band. Below's where that trek will hit:

03/26 Minneapolis, MN – Fine Line
03/27 Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall
03/28 Columbus, OH – Ace of Cups
03/29 Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
03/30 Toronto, ON – Phoenix
03/31 Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
04/02 Portland, ME – Geno’s
04/03 Boston, MA – Royale
04/04 Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw
04/05 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
04/06 Richmond, VA – Broadberry
04/07 Raleigh, NC – Kings
04/09 Knoxville, TN – Concourse
04/10 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade (Hell)
04/11 New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jack’s
04/12 Houston, TX – Warehouse
04/13 Austin, TX – Barracuda
04/14 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey
04/16 Denver, CO – Marquis Theater (no Voivod)
04/18 Phoenix, AZ – Club Red (YOB only)
04/19 San Diego, CA – Brick by Brick (YOB only)

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