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Metal News for March 1, 2014

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12 news articles posted on this day.

Ashes Head Posts Lyric Video

Ashes Head has a new lyric video out now for the track "Dream To Die," which comes by way of "Behind The Silence of the Death - Vol. 1: Birth." Check it out below and find more info on the band at Facebook here.

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Profane Creation Returns From The Dead

Brazilian black metal act Profane Creation is returning after close to 20 years of inactivity. Late last year the band released a compilation of older material under the title "Prelude to the Dark Side (1991 - 1995)."

Now Hammer Of Damnation Records will also be re-releasing the "Supremacy" demo and "Nema" full-length together as a new CD.

The band has also announced a completely new album is in the works, with further details forthcoming. Follow the latest on Profane Creation at the band's website here.

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Dejection Releases New EP

Following the "Dead Earth" EP, Dejection now has another release out for streaming. Check out "Decimator" below, or pick up your own digital copy at Bandcamp here. The track listing is as follows:

1. An Omen Of... 00:54
2. ...Unrest 03:05
3. Everything & Nothing 03:02
4. Dishonest Communication 03:33
5. Entirety Of Self 03:15 More...

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Hollow Debuts Music Video

Symphonic black/thrash/death act Hollow has unveiled a music video for the song "Landscape," which will appear on the band's upcoming debut album "Mordrake."

Formed in 2007 in Montreal, Quebec, Hollow has spent much time perfecting a theatrical stage performance of the highest order, released the EP "Cynoptic Eschaton" in 2010, and performed at Heavy MTL in 2012.

The twelve-track "Mordrake" is due out this coming May, 2014, though a specific date has yet to be announced. In February, the band released another song from the effort, "Hate."

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System Decay Posts "The Gun" Clip

Greek outfit System Decay has a new lyric video now available online for "The Gun," which can be seen below.

The track comes by way of the band's latest album "Gun," released via The Leaders Records in 2013. You can also hear the previously posted single "All I Left Behind" over at this location.

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Throne Of Malediction Releases New Song

Throne Of Malediction has released a new track online for streaming and download. You can listen to "Serpent's Birth" in the player below, or download the track for free over at the band's Reverbnation page here.

For more details on Throne Of Malediction, head over to the band's Facebook profile here.

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Eternus Streaming "Nemesis Of The Gods"

Chilean symphonic metal band Eternus has released a debut album titled "Labyrinth of Reason," and you can now stream the album's third song "Nemesis of the Gods" below. The full track listing is as follows:

1. Echoes From the Storm
2. Forever
3. Nemesis of the Gods
4. In the Lap of Death
5. Rebirth
6. Dream Catcher
7. Prison of Mortality
8. Ashes From the Past
9. Internal Force
10. Baroque Hera
11. Ancestral Journey
12. Chalice of Blood
13. Light of Tomorrow
14. Frozen Time
15. Final Eclipse More...

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Barren Womb Posts New Lyric Video

After previously streaming the song online, Barren Womb has now released a lyric video for the track "Will You Be God’s Art Or Satan’s Graffiti?” that can be seen below.

“Will You Be God’s Art Or Satan’s Graffiti?” comes by way of the Norwegian band's new album "The Sun’s Not Yellow, It’s Chicken," due for release on March 11th via Spartan Records.

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Cardiac Arrest Signs With Razorback

A foreboding covenant dripping with darkness and dread has been sealed that will bring together splatter metal label Razorback Recordings and the punishingly perverse Illinois act Cardiac Arrest.

2014 will now see to the unleashing of the band's fifth and most foul album to date, “And Death Shall Set You Free." Razorback Records comments:

"Formed deep in the black infamy-choked bowels of Chicago in the late ‘90s, Cardiac Arrest has been a known associate of Razorback’s for years and, while the two camps had bonded over their shared obsessions with all things horror and metal, they never worked together – until now!

"Releasing their four previous albums elsewhere, the fearsome foursome of Midwest metal maniacs continue their legacy of death metal brutality with 'And Death Shall Set You Free' and the ten cruel scythe cuts of horror-weltered cacoffiny offered therein, with such aural atrocities as 'There Is No Escape,' 'Bridge Burner,' and 'Rise! Part Man, Part Beast.'

"While the new album will be the catchiest yet, it will still be as unforgivingly heavy as a sledgehammer to the skull. And it is coming for YOU in the late Summer or early Fall of 2014 … You have been warned! ‘Til then, as those abominable gore-adorers who are Cardiac Arrest always proclaim … ROT FOREVER!"

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Clawfinger Posts Live Video

Crossover pioneers Clawfinger have released a new live clip for "The Truth," live at Woodstock, taken from the band's new box set "Deafer Dumber Blinder," which will drop on March 7th (EU) and April 15th (US). Check it out below.

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U.D.O. Signs With AFM

German metal icon Udo Dirkschneider (U.D.O.) has signed a long-term contract with AFM Records for the release of three albums and three DVDs.

"We feel very comfortable with AFM Records and we appreciate the good vibes" says Udo Dirkschneider. "The mutual understanding is perfect and our individual wishes and ideas are respected and converted. This is obviously hard to find in the music business nowadays."

AFM also comments: "We wanted such an extensive deal with U.D.O. because the cooperation has proved fertile in the past. U.D.O. is one of our biggest acts, sales figures have grown constantly; this proves that – together – we are successful!" More...

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Crimson Shadows Entering The Studio

Epic Canadian death power metallers and 2013 International Battle for Wacken winners Crimson Shadows of Toronto have announced that they will enter the studio next month to record their follow up to 2013's EP "Sails of Destiny" with Jonathan Lefrançois and Jee Gagnon at Silverwing Studios in Montreal. The record will be mixed by Eyal Levi of Audiohammer Studios.

As the winners of the 2013 International Battle for Wacken Open Air Festival in Germany, Crimson Shadows is fresh off a triumphant year and started 2014 strong with a recent first run in the United States with thrash band Battlecross. Known for a Canadian twist on epic power European metal, the band is also set to make an announcement that they are signing to an international record label who will release the new record this summer. The band commented:

"Our new songs show a progression of the band as we have been through a lot over the past few years. With a full length and an EP behind us we look forward to this new record and working with Jo and Jee at SilverWing Studios to make these songs truly come to life, and have Eyal provide the finishing touches," said drummer Cory Hofing.

I'm really looking forward to spending a couple weeks in beautiful Montreal to hammer out these new tracks and show everyone what we've been up to since coming back and winning the metal battle in Wacken." More...

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