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Metal News for April 1, 2020

Last updated on August 3, 2021 at 3:47 AM ET

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9 news articles posted on this day.

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AC/DC Cannons To Shoot Anti-Baterial Gel

While many bands and venues are think-tanking on ways to keep themselves and their fans safe in what's going to become a new and challenging way of attending live music events, metal veterans AC/DC is leading the charge.

Rumor has it that AC/DC's tour production crew is working diligently on rigging the cannons to spray a fine, non-harmful mist of anti-bacterial gel during their hit song, "For Those About To Gel." An anonymous road crew member stated, "It'll be a challenge to cover the whole crowd, but we bloody love a challenge mate!"

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Several Major Metal Fests Reschedule For Same Date

When several major metal festivals decided to postpone due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, both festival organizers and ticket holders wondered if and when their respective festivals would be rescheduled. Well, it seems like October is the most popular month and of course the most metal date in the calendar year is every festival's favorite, Halloween weekend...

It's unsure at this point if the festivals will attempt to reschedule again since there are more weekends in October and September for that matter.

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Shodan Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Shodan premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Death, Rule Over Us", which will be released by Deformeathing Production on April 3rd, 2020.

Check out now "Death, Rule Over Us" in its entirety below.

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Death: ‘Non:Analog – On:Stage Series‘ Launched

Relapse Records launch a new series of previously unreleased Death live recordings called, ‘Non:Analog – On:Stage Series‘. Relapse and the Death estate plan to release a number of life performances recorded throughout the group’s career via this new series. The first entry to be premiered is a concert tracked during a June 22nd, 1995 performance in Montreal, QC streaming via YouTube for you below:

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Häxanu Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Häxanu premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new debut album "Snare of All Salvation", which will be out in stores later today via Amor Fati Productions.

Check out now "Snare of All Salvation" in its entirety below.

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Karloff Premiere New Song "Bastard of the Night"

Karloff premiere a new song entitled "Bastard of the Night", taken from their upcoming new vinyl/digital record "Raw Nights", which will be out in stores April 24 via Dying Victims Productions.

Check out now "Bastard of the Night" below.

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Guerra Total Premiere New Song "Battle of Ypres"

Colombia based blackened death/thrash metal band Guerra Total premiere their new song "Battle of Ypres", taken from their impending new album "War Is The Pursuit Of Death: A Hymnal For The Misanthrope". The record will be co-released by Satanath Records (Russia) and Iron, Blood And Death Corporation (Mexico) on April 17th.

Check out now "Battle of Ypres" below.

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Cro-Mags Premiere New Song “In The Beginning”

Cro-Mags announce a June 19th release date for their new outing “In The Beginning” through Arising Empire/Mission Two Entertainment. A first single from it entitled “The Final Test” has premiered online streaming via YouTube for you below:

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Umbra Vitae (Converge, Hatebreed) Premiere Song

Umbra Vitae is the name of a new death metal project that unites current and ex-members of Converge, The Red Chord, Hatebreed, Job For A Cowboy etc. The outfit's impending debut album, “Shadow Of Life“ is due out on May 01st through Deathwish Inc.. A first single, “Return To Zero“, is streaming for you via YouTube below.

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