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Bell Witch - To Headline European Tour

Seattle based funeral doom duo Bell Witch is honoured to announce an extensive headlining tour across Europe, where the band will perform in support of well-acclaimed latest effort Mirror Reaper. More than one month long tour, scheduled for next March/April, will also include appearances at festivals, such as Doom Over Leipzig and Roudburn Festival. Supporting Bell Witch on select dates will be Monarch and Aerial Ruin. All confirmed dates can be found below the official tour flyer.

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Event: Bell Witch: European Tour 2018
Posted: 13.12.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


Conan - To Tour North America

British doom metallers Conan are currently hard at work on the follow up to their 2016 release Revengeanance, due out in early 2018. In anticiapion of the new album, Conan has announced a full North American headlining tour in February/March, 2018. The tour features support from The Ditch And The Delta, and starts February 9th in Calgary, AB and wraps up March 13th in Denver, CO.

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Event: Conan: North American Tour 2018
Posted: 29.11.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


Nightwish - Announce European Tour

Finns Nightwish continue with their confirmations of dates for "Decades: World Tour 2018". After kicking off with 34 concerts in North America in March/April, the journey will continue with dozens of European festival and headline shows. On this tour, Nightwish will also be presenting a special set list, featuring rare material from the early years of their career. All dates, scheduled for November/December, can be found below.

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Posted: 28.11.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (2)


Venom Inc. - To Tour Asia, Australia And New Zealand

Venom Inc. recently confirmed, that they will bring "Blood Stained Earth Tour" to the lands of Asia, Australia and New Zealand, where they will be touring for the first time. Along the Venom classics, the band will also perform tracks from their latest record, Avé, released back in August, this year. The complete list of tour dates can be found on the official tour flyer down under.

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Posted: 24.11.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Accu§er - Announce New Album, Premiere New Track

German thrashers Accu§er are pleased to announce that they will release a brand new album, The Mastery, on January 26th via Metal Blade Records. The band also premiered an official new track, "Mission: Missile", available as a lyric video. Check out all other details of the album below.

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Posted: 24.11.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Coronatus - Premiere New Single

German gothic metal band Coronatus will be soon releasing a new record, Secrets Of Nature. The new album will see the light on December 8th via Massacre Records. To feel the beat of this upcoming new release, the band presents a brand new single, "Mountain Sky", now available for streaming through the YouTube video down below or go directly to this link.

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Posted: 21.11.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Sepultura - To Tour Australia With Death Angel

Brazilian metallers Sepultura have announced a string of headline shows in New Zealand and Australia, where they will be joined by special guests, Death Angel. Sepultura are currently promoting their fourteenth studio album, Machine Messiah, which was released in January of this year through Nuclear Blast Records. The list of confirmed dates, scheduled for May, 2018, can be found below.

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Event: Sepultura: Australian & New Zealand Tour 2018
Posted: 21.11.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


The Maryland Doom Fest 2018 - Line-Up Announced

The line-up for next year's Maryland Doom Fest has been revealed. The annual festival, now in its fourth year, takes place at Cafe 611 in Frederick, MD on June 22nd - 24th, 2018. Performing acts, among others, will be: The Obsessed, Windhand, Weedeater, Castle, and so on. Ticket sales officially start on January 1st, 2018, but early bird discounted tickets will be available from December 24th through December 31st, 2017 only. You will be able to purchase tickets at this location.

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Event: The Maryland Doom Fest 2018
Posted: 02.11.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Pig Destroyer - Enter Studio To Record New Album

Northern Virginia grindcore masters Pig Destroyer have entered the studio to begin recording their 6th studio album and follow-up to 2012's Book Burner. The yet-to-be-named full-length is being recorded at the band's own Visceral Sound Studios in Bethesda, MD and recorded/produced by guitarist Scott Hull. The album is expected to be released Summer 2018 via Relapse Records.

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Posted: 18.10.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (9)


Exhumed - Announce US Headlining Tour

California-based extreme metal band Exhumed confirmed a headlining fall tour across the States, featuring direct support from US tech death metallers Arkaik. Exhumed will be touring in support of their new upcoming effort, Death Revenge, due out in stores on October 13th via Relapse Records. The full schedule of confirmed dates can be found below.

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Event: Exhumed: US Headlining Tour 2017
Posted: 11.10.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Fleshgod Apocalypse - Vocalist Quits The Band

Italian symphonic death metal act Fleshgod Apocalypse announces the departure of vocalist/guitarist Tommaso Riccardi from its ranks. The group issues the below full statement on the matter.

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Posted: 11.10.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (6)


Hamferð - Sign With Metal Blade Records

Metal Blade Records is proud to announce the signing of doomsters Hamferð from the Faroe Islands. The band will release their new album in early 2018. Stay tuned for more news coming soon.

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Posted: 03.10.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


Threat Signal - Announce New Album, Premiere New Song

Canada's melodic thrash metal powerhouse, Threat Signal, premiere the first single from their long-awaited fourth studio album, Disconnect, set to be released on November 10th worldwide via Agonia Records. The band's first new song in six years, "Exit The Matrix", is available in the form of a lyric video through the YouTube player down under. Check it out now!

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Posted: 15.09.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Decapitated - Arrested For Suspected Kidnapping (Update)

UPDATE: Decapitated were arrested in California, early Saturday on suspicion of kidnapping a woman after their concert in Spokane on August 31st. However, they are now also facing charges of gang-rape. The woman said she was gang-raped by all four members of the Polish death metal band in the bathroom of their tour bus after their concert in Spokane, according to court documents released Monday.

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Posted: 12.09.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (27)


Nachtmystium - Sign With Prophecy Productions

American black metal band Nachtmystium has signed with Prophecy Productions. The group has also completed work on a new EP, titled Resilient, which was recorded at Belle City Sound in Racine, Wisconsin with engineer Chris Djuricic. Additional recording sessions also occurred in Norway, Germany and the band's home base of California before tracking from all contributing members was complete. Resilient is slated for an early 2018 release date via Prophecy.

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Posted: 12.09.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (5)