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Devin Townsend - To Release New Album 'Empath'

Canadian heavy metal artist Devin Townsend has officially announced the release of his forthcoming new album Empath for the 29th March, 2019. In the lead up to the album's release, Devin will walk fans through how Empath came together with a series of documentary episodes recorded as phone conversations during the course of the albums recording. Watch him explain more in the video below.

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Band profile: Devin Townsend
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Messa - European Tour With Sabbath Assembly

Doom metal quartet Messa will tour over Europe this May together with Sabbath Assembly. A three week long run will also include several festival appearances: Dudefest (Karlsruhe), Deserfest London, Into The Abyss Festival (Wroclaw). The rest of confirmed club dates are available at the official tour flyer below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Messa
Event: Sabbath Assembly & Messa: Blood And Water European Tour 2019
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The Great Old Ones - Back In The Studio

French atmospheric black metal bringers The Great Old Ones have recently announced (image below) that they have returned to the studio to write a new full length opus, the follow up of 2017's EOD: A Tale Of Dark Legacy. Stay tuned for more info.

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Band profile: The Great Old Ones
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Suffocation - To Co-Headline European Tour With Belphegor

This coming April, featuring Suffocation and Belphegor as headliners and support from God Dethroned, Nordjevel and DarkRise, European crowd will get a chance to witness 'Europe Under Black Death Metal Fire'. The list of tour dates is available below, with more to follow.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Suffocation
Event: Europe Under Black Death Metal Fire 2019
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Nordjevel - Launch New Track, Sophomore Album On The Way

Norwegian black metal horde Nordjevel reveal first new track, "Sunset Glow", coming from their forthcoming, sophomore album. Entitled Necrogenesis, it will see the light on March 29th, 2019 and will be available as CD, Digipack, Gatefold DLP, Cassette and digital. The album was recorded at Velvet Recording in Spydeberg, Norway, engineered by Nordjevel and Christer Krogh, and mixed and mastered by Patric Darkhyrys at his WSL Studios in France.

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Band profile: Nordjevel
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Daughters - Premiere Video 'Less Sex'

Americans Daughters have unveiled their first-ever music video. The new clip for "Less Sex" is a surrealistic, black-and-white tableau of a nude model in various unusual positions and frontman Alexis Marshall crooning lyrics about ceding control into an old-timey microphone and sitting in an empty desert. And more. "Less Sex" is taken of the band's latest effort, You Won't Get What You Want, released in Ocober, 2018.

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Band profile: Daughters
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Lemuria - 'Deceptive Hibernation' Single Launched

Just in two days, Lemuria's third full length installment, The Hysterical Hunt, will be out in stores. The Hysterical Hunt features 12 tracks, spanning 62 minutes. The album was recorded by Bert Vervoort and Yarne Heylen in the Project Zero Studio in Nijlen, Belgium and was mixed and mastered by Yarne Heylen. Lemuria also unveiled new tunes from this upcoming effort. Check out the latest single "Deceptive Hibernation", as well as the official music video for the first single "A Plague Upon The Land", streaming below.

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Band profile: Lemuria
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Children Of Bodom - North American Tour Confirmed

Children Of Bodom announce the dates for a headlining North American tour that will find them supported by fellow countrymen Swallow The Sun and Wolfheart. Summoner's Circle, Hollow Cry and Fragmentum will join them as opening act on select dates. Children Of Bodom will head out on the road to support their upcoming new release, Hexed, which will be out March 08th.

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Band profile: Children Of Bodom
Event: Children Of Bodom: North American Tour 2019
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King Witch - 'Carnal Sacrifice' Video Streaming

"Carnal Sacrifice", the new official video from British doom metal outfit King Witch, is available down below. The track is taken from the band's debut album, Under The Mountain, released in February, 2018 via Listenable Records. Video was created by Laura Donnelly.

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1349 - Premiere New Track

Norwegian black metallers 1349 have released a brand new single, titled "Dødskamp". "Dødskamp" is part of a four song compilation that spans multiple musical genres inspired by the work of world-renowned Norwegian painter Edvard Munch. That collection has enlisted multiple bands and was commissioned by the Munch Musem, Innovasjon Norge and Visit Norway. This track will appear on the band's 10'' vinyl, Dødskamp, with April 5th, 2019 release. 1349 will return with a full length release later this year.

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Band profile: 1349
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Whitechapel - To Co-Headline 'Chaos And Carnage' Tour With Dying Fetus

This spring, Whitechapel will co-headline the 2019 edition of the 'Chaos and Carnage' US tour with death metal masters Dying Fetus, in support of their upcoming album, The Valley, due out March 29th via Metal Blade. This trek will feature the following support: Revocation, Fallujah, Spite, Uncured, and Buried Above Ground.

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Source: metalblade.com
Band profile: Whitechapel
Event: Chaos & Carnage US Tour 2019
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Dismember - Original Line-Up To Perform At Scandinavia Deathfest

Swedish death metal masters Dismember are back! Well, at least for one show. The band is very excited to announce the return with reunited original line-up for an exclusive European appearance at Scandinavia Deathfest 2019, which will take place on October 11th & 12th at the Kraken Sthlm and Slaktkyrkan venues in Stockholm, Sweden. This will mark the first performance by the band since 2008. Dismember called it quits back in October, 2011.

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Band profile: Dismember
Event: Scandinavia Deathfest 2019
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Bloodbound - To Tour Europe In March

Bloodbound will release their eight studio album, Rise Of The Dragon Empire, on March 22nd, 2019 and it will be accompanied by the European tour, with ten dates scheduled. Bloodbound are also pleased to announce that the support will come from fellow Swedes and AFM Records label mates Dynazty and Manimal.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Bloodbound
Event: Bloodbound: Tour Of The Dragon Empire Europe 2019
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Dream Theater - Release Second New Track 'Fall Into The Light'

Dream Theater have released another new song from their recently announced 14th studio album, Distance Over Time. "Fall Into The Light" is the second song available for streaming from this album, slated for worldwide release on February 22th, 2019. It also marks the first for the band's new label InsideOutMusic / Sony Music. Distance Over Time was produced by John Petrucci, mixed by Ben Grosse and mastered by Tom Baker. Check out "Fall Into The Light", presented as an animated video, just a step below.

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Band profile: Dream Theater
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Symphony X - European Tour Confirmed

New Jersey's Symphony X are delighted to announce the European tour, which will take place throughout May and the beginning of June this year. The run will see the five piece hit eleven countries in one month. Tour will kick off on May 7th in Lyon, France, culminating in Gelsenkirchen, Germany at the Rock Hard Festival.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Symphony X
Event: Symphony X: European Tour 2019
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