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Black Crown Initiate - Reveal Track From Upcoming Album

On August 7th, Black Crown Initiate will unleash their third studio record Violent Portraits Of Doomed Escape. Now they offer for streaming a lyric video for the new single "Sun Of War".

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Couch Slut - Take A Chance On Rock 'n' Roll

To be honest, sludgy noise rock isn't exactly my idea of rock 'n' roll. But I'll take a chance.

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Nigh Demon - Post Lyric Video For New Single

Heavy metal trio from California Night Demon proudly announce the release of their new single "Are You Out There", which is the third one to be unveiled this year. The song was engineered by Steve Albini (additional engineering by Armand John Anthony9, mixed by Josh Newall and mastered by Paul Logus. You can stream it in the form of a lyric video, created by Guilherme Henriques.

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In Flames - 'Clayman' 20th Anniversary Edition Coming

In Flames are celebrating two major milestones in 2020 with their 30th anniversary as a band, and 20th anniversary of their seminal, critically acclaimed album, Clayman. In honor of this occasion, Nuclear Blast Records presents a special 20th Anniversary Edition of Clayman, to be released on August 28th. It features all new artwork and 5 new bonus tracks including a brand-new instrumental medley and re-recorded versions. Re-recorded songs were produced by Howard Benson and mixed by Chris Lord-Alge. One of these re-recorded ones, "Clayman", is now available for streaming as a lyric video below.

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Uada - Debut Title-Track From Upcoming Album

"Djinn" track is the first music offering from Uada's forthcoming, same-titled studio album. Produced, mixed and mastered by the band's vocalist/guitarist Jake Superchi. Listen to the new track via Bandcamp widget down under. More album details will be unveiled soon.

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Oceans Of Slumber - To Release Self-Titled Record, Launch Single

Progressive metal formation Oceans Of Slumber are excited to announce a new self-titled album, to be released on September 4th, 2020, via Century Media Records worldwide. With "A Return To The Earth Below" official video clip, the four-piece unleash the first single taken off the new record. Check it out.

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Abysmal Dawn - Premiere New Rendition Of Candlemass 'Bewitched'

After releasing their newest outing Phylogenesis in April, death metallers Abysmal Dawn have surprised the fans with the cover release of the Candlemass' song "Bewitched". The latter is part of the legendary record Nightfall, released in 1987.

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Corrosion Of Conformity - European Tour With Spirit Adrift Announced

American stoner metal veterans Corrosion Of Conformity have confirmed a rescheduled tour dates for their headlining European run next year. Spirit Adrift will be joining the as main support through the whole tour.

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Vampire - Streaming New Song And Lyric Video

Vampire have put out third single "Serafim" and lyric video from their upcoming album Rex, which will be released on June 19th, 2020 as vinyl, limited edition CD digipak and on all digital platforms. The video clip was filmed and edited by David Aje Forsberg.

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Wardruna - Present New Single & Video 'Lyfjaberg'

Despite postponing the upcoming full length release Kvitravn to January 2021, Wardruna utilized this time to write and record a brand new song "Lyfjaberg", which is now available for listening below. It will be available on all digital platforms and you can even order a special limited 12" Vinyl.

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Articles
Keeping live music alive: Sonata Arctica Acoustic Adventures 2020 livestreams (29.05.2020 and 30.05.2020)

Sonata Arctica were the first band to announce two timezone-adjusted separate streams for American and European audiences on SemiLive, based on their recurring all-acoustic tours and sets. Seeing how they said there would be slight differences in the setlists and how one of my ambitions in life (hindered by geography) is to be the kind of person who sees multiple sets from the same tour, I figured I should just watch both. Here's how that worked out for the band and me, just casually keeping live music alive through the magic of the internet on Acoustic Adventures 2020.

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Decline Of The I - Tracking New Studio Album

French post black metallers Decline Of The I are back in studio recording what will become their fourth album and follow-up to 2018's Escape. The yet-untitled release is expected to commence a new trilogy, conceptually based on the works of Danish philosopher, Søren Kierkegaard.

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Necrophobic - Releasing 7" EP 'Mirror Black' This July

Swedish long-running metallers Necrophobic announce the release of 7" EP, Mirror Black, on July 17th. This single serves as the first piece of the upcoming album, Dawn Of The Damned.

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Naxen - Debut Album Out, Full Stream Available Online

Towards The Tomb Of Times, debut album from German black metal formation Naxen, is out today. To celebrate this special day, a full stream is now available below. Do not hesitate and check it out.

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Unleash The Archers - Announce New Full Length, Unveil Details

Canada's Unleash The Archers announce the release and details for their fifth studio record. It's entitled Abyss and will be released through Napalm Records on August 21, 2020. The record was (again) engineered, mixed and mastered by Jacob Hansen of Hansen Studios in Denmark, with production by guitarist Andrew Kingsley. Additionally, the closing track "Afterlife" features orchestration contributions from Francesco Ferrini of symphonic death metal machine Fleshgod Apocalypse.

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NorthTale - Part Ways With Singer Christian Eriksson

International power metal group NorthTale have officially announced that vocalist Christian Eriksson is no longer a part of the band. While this decision was made already in February, the auditioning for the new vocalist is nearing its completion. The band also confirmed that the writing process of their second studio album, the follow-up to last year's debut Welcome To Paradise, is underway.

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