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Metal News for February 11, 2021

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9 news articles posted on this day.


Unearthing The Metal Underground: Sulphurous

Born from the heavy metal hallowed ground that gave us Mercyful Fate and King Diamond, Sulphurous also grew from the soil of Copenhagen, Denmark. The dank death metal band has been toiling away in the underground since 2008. They’ve primarily offered demo material more than anything else, aside from an EP and a well-received LP in 2018 entitled “Dolorous Death Knell.” The duo now returns with a brief but banging two-song EP by the name of “Encircling Darkness,” set for release on 7” vinyl and digitally via Me Saco Un Ojo Records. More...

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Sumo Cyco Reveals New Album Details

Canadian alt-metal crossover stars Sumo Cyco are about to transcend into an explosive new era with their upcoming full-length, "Initiation," scheduled for release on May 7, 2021 via Napalm Records! Interlaced with infectious heavy metal grooves, pop-perfected hooks, electronic undertones and a dose of punk flavor, Initiation breaks all the rules while delivering a cohesive yet purely unbridled sonic adventure.

Sumo Cyco has cemented their name by garnering an impressive legion of fans with their hardworking attitude and storybuilding prowess. With Initiation, Sumo Cyco takes it to a whole new level – demonstrated by their new single, "Bystander!" Crowned by expert, airtight vocal domination from Juno-nominated pop star-turned-rock frontwoman Skye “Sever” Sweetnam, the track features an aggressive, fast-paced attack of low, grooving metal riffage, relentless drums and slinking electronic accents. Its accompanying music video reflects the track’s energetic, chaotic vibe with sharp, vivid visuals. Don’t just be a bystander, check it out now!

Frontwoman Skye “Sever” Sweetnam says about “Bystander” and its video:
“‘Bystander’ was inspired by the frustration of our lives turning upside down in this pandemic. I felt like instead of living my life, I was now a slave to a screen, watching the world fall apart right before my eyes, totally helpless. The music video depicts my character trapped in a floating house watching news events taking place on TV, and at the same time, right outside my window. This entire video was produced, filmed and edited by Matt and I in our home studio!” More...

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Bound In Fear Releases New Music Video

UK deathcore quintet Bound In Fear have unveiled single / video "Left To Drown," taken from their upcoming EP, "Eternal," out 26th March via Unique Leader Records. You can check it out below.

Since their formation in 2016, UK quintet Bound In Fear have been creating uncompromisingly heavy music and in a short time have crafted a niche for themselves amongst the ungodly heavy. Their first release "Regicide" was received incredibly well by the underground scene, selling out of all pressings. The band spent the release cycle playing shows around the United Kingdom and mainland Europe. The accrued reputation the band gained resulted in a record deal with Unique Leader Records.

The next step in Bound In Fear’s catalogue of monstrously heavy music was the 2019 debut full-length "The Hand Of Violence." The lyrical content took a very dark and personal route, while the compositions became more structured, intricate, and menacing. The release propelled Bound In Fear into a new echelon of the extreme music scene, seeing their streaming stats increase heavily and CD, vinyl and merch sales beating all expectations.

Now in 2021, Bound In Fear follow up with the "Eternal" EP, a collection of five songs crafted with detailed soundscapes, a result of increased collaboration within a refreshed line-up, and a hunger for ever more extreme compositions, sounds, and tones. Eternal will stand as a testament to the new direction of Bound In Fear, without leaving behind their previous works. With "Eternal," Bound In Fear are ready to show the extreme metal world that they are here to stay, and here to slay. More...

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Crypta Completes Debut Album

Brazilian/Dutch death metal band Crypta, featuring former members of Nervosa and Burning Witches, has posted an update online confirming that they have completed the recording, mixing and mastering of their as-yet untitled debut album. A statement from the band reads as follows:

"We'd like to share with you all that our album is finally already recorded, mixed, mastered and delivered to the label - and we couldn't be any happier with it! We already know which singles will be released over the next months and also the release date - which will be announced soon!

"We also took the time that we were all together in Brazil to record our first ever video clip and shoot lots of new material including videos and pics. There's so many news coming, so don't forget to stay tuned on our socials, cause we'll be posting lots of updates around here!

"Thanks a lot for all the support during this period, we certainly used it as a fuel to record a nice album!"

In addition, vocalist/bassist Fernanda Lira was featured in the most recent episode of "Napalm Next Door," which can be seen below. More...

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No Raza Shares New Music Video

Colombian metal outfit No Raza has posted a new music video online for the song, "Atrición." You can check it out below.

No Raza vocalist Juan Guillermo Cano about the song: "'Atricio´n' (Attrition) is repentance through the eternal punishment and suffering of sin that is experienced by having harmed both living beings and our main goddess called Mother Earth, an offense that must be paid through tribulation and eternal martyrdom. This is a very special video because it was made during these difficult times for humanity, it is the result of everything that our kind has destroyed and damaged throughout his path in this planet, now it is only the beginning of an era of fury and condemnation from the sacred nature." More...

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Umbravoid Premiere Full-Album Stream Of New Album

U.S. deathcore outfit Umbravoid premiere the full-album stream of the band's brand new album "Endoparasitoid", which was released February 10, 2021 via Bandcamp. Rings of Saturn vocalist Ian Bearer has a guest appearance on the record's title track.

Check out now "Endoparasitoid" in its entirety below.

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Bridge Burner (Ex-Ulcerate) Premiere New Track

New Zealand’s Bridge Burner premiere a new track entitled "Disempath", taken from their upcoming new album of the same name. The record will be out in stores April 2, 2021 via Hibernation Release.

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Caedes Cruenta Pre-Release Full-Album Streaming

Greek black metal band Caedes Cruenta premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Of Ritual Necrophagia and Mysterious Ghoul Cults", which will be out in stores February 12 through Helter Skelter Productions.

Check it out now in its entirety below.

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Breaking In A Sequence (Ex-Korn) Premiere Video

Breaking In A Sequence premiere an official music video for their take on Faith No More‘s “Midlife Crisis“ off of their recently released EP “Acronym“. Matt Zane helmed the video production, emulating Faith No More‘s original clip for that classic track.

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