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Metal News for June 13, 2021

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

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4 news articles posted on this day.


Hiraes Discusses Their Debut Album, "Solitary"

It's fair to say that over the past eighteen months, the world has been a lonely place. With gigs, bars and clubs being shut and measures in place to keep people apart, it's hard not to feel isolated. Yet in that time, we've still been privy to hear debut albums from the likes of Crypta, Surma, Cult Of Lilith and Volcanova, just to name a few and now, from the remnants of a past name, Hiraes is on the verge of releasing their very first album, "Solitary."

Featuring four out of five members of the recently disbanded Dawn Of Disease, this German quintet is rounded off by vocalist Britta Görtz, known for her time with Critical Mess and Cripper and on June 25th, their first release from Hiraes will be hitting the shelves. It's obviously an album seeped in both adversity and triumph, with much to offer fans of all sub-genres of death metal. It seems to be striking a chord already, as the music video for their first single, "Under Fire," already has over a hundred thousand views on YouTube.

To find out more about "Solitary," why Hiraes was formed instead of continuing Dawn Of Disease with a new vocalist, how Britta will balance her role in Hiraes with Critical Mess and much more, I spoke with both Britta Görtz and guitarist Lukas Kerk. You can check out the interview in full below. More...

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Wrvith Premiere New Single "Hellbound"

Sherbrooke, Québec-based blackened hardcore metal band Wrvith premiere a new single named “Hellbound”, taken from their upcoming new album "Fear Of The Unknown", which will be out in stores July 3, 2021 via Bandcamp.

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PeelingFlesh Premiere Single "Bathtub Execution"

Oklahoma-based slamming death metal outfit PeelingFlesh premiere their debut single titled “Bathtub Execution”, taken from their upcoming new EP "Slamaholics Mixtape Volume 1", which will be out in stores later this year via Vile Tapes Records. The song features Kirill of Traumatomy.

Check out now "Bathtub Execution" below.

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Times of Grace (Killswitch Engage) Premiere Video

Times of Grace — the side project of Killswitch Engage members Adam Dutkiewicz and Jesse Leach — premiere a new song and music video entitled “Medusa”. The track is taken from Times of Grace's upcoming sophomore album, "Songs of Loss and Separation". The follow-up to the group's 2011 debut full-length "The Hymn of a Broken Man", is due out July 16th via the band's own Wicked Good Records.

Check out now "Medusa" below.

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