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Metal News for May 21, 2021

Last updated on September 19, 2021 at 10:43 AM ET

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10 news articles posted on this day.

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Psycho Las Vegas Announces Revised 2021 Line-up

Psycho Las Vegas have announced the revised lineup for the 2021 edition of the festival which will take place August 20-22 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.

The festival is now headlined by Danzig, Emperor and Down, and the 2021 lineup includes new additions like Cannibal Corpse, Exodus, Thievery Corporation, High on Fire, and The Sword, plus Ty Segall & Freedom Band who were on the canceled 2020 lineup, then off this year's and are now back.

Holdovers from 2020 include The Flaming Lips, GZA, Mayhem, Satyricon, Osees, HEALTH, Pig Destroyer, Full of Hell, Eyehategod, Red Fang, Pinback, Zola Jesus, TSOL, Obituary, Poison The Well, Cursive, Repulsion, Curl Up and Die, Paul Cauthen, Amigo the Devil, Weedeater, Midnight, Khemmis, Boysetsfire, and loads more.

Previously announced 2021 headliner Mercyful Fate, as well as Boris, At the Gates, Katatonia, Wolves in the Throne Room, Elder, and Bömbers, have postponed until 2022. More...

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Doom Band Mosara Release Lyric Video

Mosara, one of several Sonoran Doom bands from Arizona, release the lyric video for the song "Majestik XII" off their soon to be released self-titled album on Transylvania Recordings on May 28th. "Majestik XII" is one of eight songs that will be included on their debut album that is guaranteed to put any listener in a mood of non-stop self loathing and bleakness. More...

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Sepultura's Territory By Behind The Horror

Behind The Horror from New Jersey are concentrated metal power with an uncompromising sound. The formation was founded by the two brothers Gabriel (guitar) and Lucas (drums) Alves, they laid the foundation for their uncompromising Death 'N Thrash spectacle in 2013 which later became Behind The Horror. Behind The Horror delivered a direct hit with the extended player Burn This Truth with original and own material most recently with the drum video for Resident Evil and the cover version of Nightwish's Wish I Had An Angel, the final proof of their musical versatility and that they can not only convince with their own material, but also lose nothing of their sovereignty with their own interpretations of legendary metal tracks.

With their reinterpretation of "Territory" by the Brazilian thrash gods Sepultura, Behind The Horror pay tribute to their role models and do it in a sensible and appealing way. More...

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Into The Harbor Premiere New Single & Lyric Video

Rochester, NY-based death metal/deathcore outfit Into The Harbor premiere a new single and lyric video “Acquiescence”, streaming via YouTube for you below.

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Nefariym Premiere New Song "A Morbid Delusion"

Melbourne-based duo Nefariym premiere a new single and video “A Morbid Delusion”, taken from their upcoming new album titled "Morbid Delusions", which will be released on September 24th via Inverse Records.

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Lykhaeon Premiere New Song & Lyric Video

Lykhaeon premiere a new song and lyric video called “Descent Into Ruinous Splendor”, taken from their upcoming new album "Opprobrium". The record is set for release by Repose Records on July 21st (DLP, CD, and digital).

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Panzerfaust Premiere New Music Video

Canada's black metal outfit Panzerfaust premiere a new music video for “Promethean Fire”, taken from their 2020 album "Render Unto Eden", streaming via YouTube below.


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Io Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Roman sludge/doom band Io premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Fire", which will be out in stores later today via Argonauta Records.

Check out now "Fire" in its entirety below.


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Beartooth Premiere New Single "Fed Up"

Beartooth premiere a new single “Fed Up” off their impending new record “Below“, due out on June 25th.

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Slaughter To Prevail Premiere New Single & Video

Slaughter To Prevail‘s new record “Kostolom” has been scheduled for an August 13th release by Sumerian Records. The band's new single and NSFW music video “Baba Yaga“, has premiered online and is streaming via YouTube for you below.

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