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Metal News for May 12, 2020

Last updated on July 10, 2020 at 2:47 PM ET

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7 news articles posted on this day.

2021 Brutal Assault Festival Dates

Like all of the other 2020 festivals, the Brutal Assault Festival was cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. As previously mentioned, the festival will be pushed back a week in 2021 to the second full week in August. Also, a new day will be added so the festival will feature five full days and nights of music from the fortress in the Czech Republic.

In prior years Brutal Assault took place the week after Wacken and featured four main days of music (like Wacken, although Wacken is shortening to three days in 2021) and a similar number of bands. Next year it will be two weeks after Wacken, have five days of music, and more bands than Wacken.

Most of the bands that were supposed to play at 2020 Brutal Assault will return in 2021 and another 30+ bands will be announced over the next year.

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Afsky Release Sophomore Album

Danish black metal band Afsky released their second, full-length album today titled "Ofte Jeg Drømmer Mig Død" which means "Often I Dream Of My Death" in English.

Check out "Ofte Jeg Drømmer Mig Død" below.

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Foetal Juice Premiere New Song & Lyric Video

U.K. death metal band Foetal Juice premiere a new song and lyric video titled "Metamorphosis", taken from their upcoming new album "Gluttony", which will be out in stores via Gore House Productions on June 12.

Check out now "Metamorphosis" below.

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Abyssus Premiere Title Track To Upcoming New EP

Greek death metal band named Abyssus premiere the title track to their upcoming new EP "Relics of the Past", which Death In Pieces will release on July 6th, in a CD edition.

Check out now "Relics of the Past" below.

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The Ghost Inside Premiere New Single

The Ghost Inside return with a second track from their first new full-length since their tragic 2015 bus crash. The single “Pressure Point” has premiered online via YouTubee and you can stream it below. A June 05th release date has been scheduled for The Ghost Inside’s aforementioned self-titled new outing.

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Asking Alexandria Premiere New Music Video

Asking Alexandria‘s sixth studio full-length “Like A House On Fire” is set to land in stores on Friday, May 15th. The band premiere the below music video for the record’s title track.

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As I Lay Dying Premiere New Music Video

As I Lay Dying premiere a new music video for their track “Torn Between“. That song is taken from their latest record, “Shaped By Fire“.

The band recently postponed their 2020 North American tour with Whitechapel and Shadow Of Intent to 2021. Below's where that trek will stop: More...

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