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Metal News for May 30, 2021

Last updated on June 12, 2021 at 4:15 AM ET

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6 news articles posted on this day.


Desaster Guitarist Opens "Churches Without Saints"

When it comes to thrash metal, there has always been two superpowers. Of course, there's the United States, with its legendary Bay Area and East Coast scenes and on the other hand, there's Germany, who produced some of the most iconic names in the genre such as Sodom and Kreator. Like any scene, it changes over time and introduces new names and one band of latecomers who made a name for themselves would be Desaster from Koblenz.

Since releasing their debut album, "A Touch Of Medieval Darkness" twenty five years ago, Desaster has become known as one of the most fierce thrash bands Germany had ever produced, mixing in elements of black metal to create a brutal and blasphemous sound which pierces the ears of all who listen and creating a worldwide fan base. This Friday, Desaster will release their ninth album, "Churches Without Saints," which already sounds as though it's going to be one of the most vicious albums of the Summer. To find out more about the record, we caught up with guitarist Markus "Infernal" Kuschke, to talk about what sets this album apart, German thrash metal, organised religion, blasphemy laws and much more. You can watch the interview in full below. More...

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Mental Cruelty Premiere New Song & Music Video

German brutal death metal outfit Mental Cruelty premiere a new track titled "Ultima Hypocrita", taken from their new album "A Hill To Die Upon", out in stores now via Unique Leader Records. The video once again was produced by AMP (Aurora Motion Pictures).

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Praise the Plague Premiere New Single

Below you can stream the first single from the forthcoming Praise the Plague album "The Obsidian Gate". The track is called "Blackening Swarm II", with the record being due out July 30th, 2021 on Lifeforce Records.

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Agrypnie Premiere New Track "Wir Ertrunkenen"

German post black metal unit Agrypnie premiere a new track titled “Wir Ertrunkenen”, taken from their upcoming new album "Metamorphosis". The record will be released on July 30th via AOP Records.

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Morast Premiere New Music Video For "In Gloam"

Germany's blackend doom metal outfit Morast premiere a new music video for “In Gloam”, taken from their new EP "The Palingenesis". The effort was released on May 21st by Ván Records/Totenmusik and it’s the first release with the band's new singer Z. (Nagelfar, Endstille, Graupel).

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Exsanguination Premiere New Song "Blood Ocean"

Massachusetts-based death metal band Exsanguination premiere a new song entitled “Blood Ocean”, taken from their upcoming debut album "Spectral Hymns", which will be out in stores June 11 via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions.

Check out now "Blood Ocean" below.

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