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Metal News for December 24, 2018

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5 news articles posted on this day.


Exodus Holds The Headbanger's Ball In London

December has been one Hell of a month for tours. Great Britain has been treated to a wide array of bands visiting this month, while there's also been some real treats when it comes to tour packages. Perhaps there was no tour with more to offer, especially to fans of thrash metal, than the Headbanger's Ball tour, which made its only British stop in London a few weeks ago. Denim vests, high top running shoes and band patches at the ready, it's a night of old school thrash.

Opening the show, all the way from Athens (Greece, not Ohio,) was Suicidal Angels. Many will remember about ten years ago, there was the thrash revival, which saw a number of young bands bring back the thrash of the eighties, many going full retro and singing songs about Robocop. While many of these groups simply rehashed the style, there were some who brought a freshness to the genre, either by putting a modern spin on things or adding some new elements. Suicidal Angels were one of the few that fall into the latter category and proved on this night that they're still going strong not just because the music's good, but because they're a real force live. Obviously, they had the shortest set time on the bill, but fans who arrived early were treated to a quality display of thrash metal, which instead of being a nostalgia act, was an energetic outburst of metal. Opa! More...

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Lucifera Premiere New Songs From Upcoming Album

Colombian band Lucifera premiere two new songs from their upcoming new album "La Caceria De Brujas", which will be released on February 25th by Dunkelheit Produktionen.

Check out now “Arde En Llamas” and “Sigillum Diaboli” below.

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Severe Agony Premiere New Song "Everlasting Pain"

Two-piece outfit hailing from Tunisia Severe Agony premiere a new song entitled "Everlasting Pain", taken from their upcoming new album "To all Vermins", which is set for release on March 15th.

Check out now "Everlasting Pain" below.

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Corey Taylor Teases His New Slipknot Mask

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor shares a tease of his new mask for Slipknot‘s impending album via his Instagram.

A summer release for the group’s new full-length is scheduled with more details expected in the coming months. A new song from it called “All Out Life” was surprise released past Halloween .

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Rosetta New Experimental EP Out In January

Rosetta will release their new EP “Sower Of Wind“ on January 04th. The experimental effort will draw inspiration from the group’s 2017 release “Utopioid“.

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