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Metal News for June 2, 2021

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

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7 news articles posted on this day.

Burning Witches Shares New Music Video

Heavy metal coven Burning Witches has just released their fourth full-length record "The Witch Of The North," which the band celebrated with a streamed release show for fans around the world. Today, they're following up with the release of yet another music video for their newest single and one of the album's strongest anthems "We Stand As One!" You can check it out below.

Few bands in recent memory have established themselves as quickly as Burning Witches, and few are able to write such timeless, grand tunes with somnambulistic ease; carrying Judas Priest in their hearts without becoming overly nostalgic, whilst rapidly developing their own unique voice.

Now, the Witches have opened a particularly gripping page in their grimoire: an album forged in the fires of a pandemic, created with patience, finesse and pitch-black lifeblood during a time in which even the Swiss coven had to retreat into the isolation and quietness of the dark woods. Right there they hatched new spells and new ways of weaving their potent magic into the world. For Freya, for the druidesses, for the witches as past, present and future.

Several recording sessions with Swiss metal legend V.O. Pulver and their producer, thrash titan Schmier (Destruction), at the end of 2020, enabled this foremost incarnation of the band to take their explosive heavy metal to new heights. This coven can’t be stopped by prejudice, nor by stakes, nor diatribes. The era of the Witches has begun. And anyone who won’t join this black magic circle will bitterly regret it for all eternity. More...

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JOSEFSTADT Announces More Than 20 Bands

JOSEFSTADT (a one-off festival presented by the organizers of Brutal Assault) has announced more than 20 of the bands that will be playing at the three-day festival this August in the Czech Republic. Brutal Assault was scheduled over five days with many stages. JOSEFSTADT will be at the same location as Brutal Assault but will be reduced to three days and fewer stages.

The band announcement includes bands such as MGLA, Destruction, and Igorrr. More bands will be announced soon.

Covid restrictions are limiting capacity so most of the tickets have already been sold. Pick one up here. More...

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In Balance Premiere New Music Video "Inhuman"

San Antonio, Texas-based hardcore four piece In Balance premiere a new music video for “Inhuman”. The track is taken from their 2021 demo, out in stores via Bandcamp.

Check out now "Inhuman" below.


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Rammstein’s Till Lindemann Premieres New Video

Rammstein singer Till Lindemann premieres his new solo single and music video “Ich Hasse Kinder” (English: “I Hate Kids“) streaming via YouTube for you below. The video was directed by Serghey Grey.

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Dantalion Premiere New Song & Music Video

Galician band Dantalion premiere a new song and music video “Time To Close the Circle”, taken from their upcoming new album "Time to Pass Away", which will be out in stores July 31st the Spanish label Darkwoods.

Check out now "Time To Close the Circle" below.


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The Absence Premiere New Single & Music Video

The Absence premiered a new official music video for their new single “Black Providence” from their impending new record “Coffinized“, which will be released on June 25th by M-Theory Audio.


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The Breathing Process Premiere New Music Video

The Breathing Process have inked a record deal with Unique Leader Records and will have their fourth studio full-length named “Labyrinthian” out on October 08th, 2021. A song off it titled “Wilt” has premiered online as the first advance track streaming via YouTube for you below. Signs Of The Swarm frontman David Simonich guests on this particular song.


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