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Howling Sycamore - Announce New Album, Reveal Title & Artwork

The second chapter from Howling Sycamore is on its way. Americans have confirmed the release of their sophomore effort. Entitled Seven Pathways To Annihilation, it will see the light on June 21st, 2019 through Prosthetic Records. Howling Sycamore have also unveiled the cover artwork by Dehn Sora.

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Posted: 19.05.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Majesty - Present New Video

Germans Majesty are excited to share new tunes from their upcoming record, Legends. A new music video for the track "Wasteland Outlaw" is now available for streaming. It was directed, filmed and edited by Paul Sydow. Legends will be out in stores on June 28th.

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Posted: 19.05.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Oh, Sleeper - New Album In July, Drop First Single

Oh, Sleeper's new track "Fissure" has premiered online and is now available for streaming. The single is taken from their forthcoming new album, Bloodied / Unbowed, which Solid State Records will have out on July 12th, 2019.

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Posted: 19.05.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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The Warriors - Complete Work On New Record

California based hardcore punk representatives The Warriors have completed work on their new full length offering, first in eight years. The follow-up to 2011's See How You Are was recorded over the past nine months at Bright Mountain Studio and is expected out later this year. More details to be revealed soon.

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Posted: 19.05.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Phobia - Debut New Track, New Album Out In August

Grindcore purveyors Phobia return with a devastating new track titled "Internet Tough Guy", taken from the band's upcoming seventh album, Generation Coward. After nearly 30 years of grinding skulls into dust, Phobia are still as pissed-off and lethal as ever. Willowtip Records will release Generation Coward on August 9th (CD, LP and digital versions). You can stream and listen to "Internet Tough Guy" down below.

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Posted: 19.05.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

Reviews
Big Brave - A Gaze Among Them

So there's this brand of droning post-rock that I really love. A sort of minimalist approach that just makes everything more powerful. It worked with Swans. It worked with Godspeed You! Black Emperor. It works with Big Brave.

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Posted: 18.05.2019 by RaduP | Comments (0)

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Exhorder - Finish Recording First New Album In 27 Years

After 27 years of waiting, fans can rejoice as New Orleans' face-melting thrash metal veterans Exhorder will be releasing their long-awaited third studio album later this year. The band has officially wrapped recording of their first record since the long celebrated '92 classic The Law. Exhorder will celebrate their return with a festival date in Europe and a North American tour with Kataklysm in September. Dates are coming soon.

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Posted: 18.05.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (5)

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The Meads Of Asphodel - Reveal New Album Details

British avant-garde black metal outfit The Meads Of Asphodel were supposed to release their upcoming album, Running Out Of Time Doing Nothing last October, but now we finally have a release date for it (21st June), as well as a tracklist, cover art and line-up.

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Posted: 18.05.2019 by RaduP | Comments (2)

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Bloody Hammers - Launch New Song & Video

The Transylvania County based duo Bloody Hammers release the second official video from their upcoming album The Summoning. "From Beyond The Grave" transports the dark and sinister feeling that only Bloody Hammers can summon in 2019. The wonderfully creepy horror mix of 80s hard rock, gothic, doom and epic metal riffs are wonderfully illustrated in the new video with a silent film era twist. The video was once more produced by the band itself in the Bloody Hammers Film Studios.

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Posted: 18.05.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Firewind - Sign With AFM Records, Plan To Record New Album In Autumn

Greek power metal icons Firewind have signed a worldwide record deal with German metal label AFM Records. The collaboration between the band and AFM already started with the latest Firewind album Immortals, which AFM released in the North American territory back then. Subsequently, Gus G. signed with AFM to also release his solo albums together, and now Firewind's future albums will be released worldwide via AFM.

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Posted: 18.05.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Back Star Riders - New Album Detailed, Unleash First Single

Hard rockers Black Star Riders are set to put out their upcoming studio record Another State Of Grace, due out on the 6th of September, 2019 via Nucler Blast. The band also provide a first single from the album, a title-track, which is now available for streaming down under.

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Posted: 18.05.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

Reviews
Methadone Skies - Different Layers Of Fear

I'm not even gonna try to hide my bias. Methadone Skies are an instrumental stoner/psych/post band from my city. I'm fully aware of how over-saturated the world is of local bands like that, but Different Layers Of Fear may be worth your attention.

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Posted: 17.05.2019 by RaduP | Comments (2)

Bands
Shores Of Null

Shores Of Null are a Rome-based metal band formed in 2013 waving the flag of sorrow in the now vibrant Doom metal scene.

Their music is a wistful-yet-powerful cascade of riffs, overwhelmingly heavy and soothing at the same time, trading off between gothic-doom vibes and blackened aggression, with epic melancholy-ridden vocal patterns.

The band inked a deal with Candlelight Records and released the highly acclaimed debut "Quiescence", praised by worldwide metal press as one of the best metal records of 2014

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Posted: 17.05.2019 by RaduP

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Merlin - Reveal New Album Cover Art

Psychedelic rock outfit Merlin have unveiled the title and cover art for the follow-up to 2018's The Wizard. The upcoming album will be called The Mortal and you can see the cover art, done by Tan Jian Wei, below:

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Posted: 17.05.2019 by RaduP | Comments (0)

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Emma Ruth Rundle - Announce European Tour

Singer/songwriter Emma Ruth Rundle will be touring with her full band in Europe once the current US tour with Mono will be over. Some of the shows will have either Jo Quail or Fvnerals as support acts. You can find the tour dates below:

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Posted: 17.05.2019 by RaduP | Comments (1)

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Mono - Announce New European Tour Legs

Japanese post-rock outfit Mono will celebrate their new album Nowhere Now Here with two legs of an European tour, one in July and one in December, including some festival dates. Select dates will have Jo Quail as a support act.

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Posted: 17.05.2019 by RaduP | Comments (0)