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Metal News for May 5, 2020

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

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6 news articles posted on this day.

Mystic Festival Announces Location Change

Mystic Festival (Poland) is permanently moving to the former Gdansk Shipyard that will allow the festival to have 5 stages (3 open air stages) spread out over ten hectares. The festival is also going to be extended by one day and is adding 40 more bands to the line-up. Judas Priest has already confirmed with the rest of the line-up to be announced soon. The festival is set to take place June 2, 3 and 4 in 2021. More...

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Vorga Premiere New Single "Cataract Mind"

Germany-based multinational black metal band Vorga premiere a new stand-alone single titled "Cataract Mind". In other news the band will be releasing a new album called "Striving Toward Oblivion", later in the year via Transcending Obscurity Records. The track "Cataract Mind" - streaming below - though will not appear on the new album.

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Mean Messiah Pre-Release Full-Album Streaming

Mean Messiah premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Divine Technology", which will be out in stores later today via Slovak Metal Army.

Check out now "Divine Technology" in its entirety below.

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Xibalba Premiere New Song “Años en Infierno”

The title track to Xibalba‘s impending new fourth studio full-length titled “Años en Infierno” has premiered online streaming via YouTube for you below. The album will land in stores on May 29th release via Southern Lord.

Comments frontman Nate Rebolledo: More...

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Kvelertak Premiere Live Video “Bråtebrann”

Kvelertak premiere a new live video for “Bråtebrann“. The clip is culled from a livestreamed quarantine show called ‘Live From Your Living Room’ the band performed on April 10th, 2020 at the empty venue Artilleriverkstedet in Horten, Norway.

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Living Gate Premiere New Single “Heaven Ablaze”

Living Gate have inked a deal with Relapse Records and will release their debut EP “Deathlust” for the label on June 12th. The band consists of Aaron Rieseberg (YOB), Lennart Bossu (Oathbreaker, Amenra), Wim Coppers (Oathbreaker, Wiegedood) and Levy Seynaeve (Amenra, Wiegedood). A first single named “Heaven Ablaze” can be streamed via YouTube below.

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“We got to be a band through a shared love of golden era death metal and are very thrilled to have found a home in Relapse Records, a home where people clearly share that same love for the genre and have worked very hard to give the EP the care and attention it deserves! And although we’ve never played these songs together in the same room up until this point, we can’t fucking wait to shred through these songs in a live setting.” More...

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