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Semblant - Touring Plan Over Europe Announced

Brazil based gothic metallers Semblant are pleased to announce a headlining tour dates over Europe. Scheduled for March, 2021, the trek consists of 17 shows and features support from As I May, Secret Rule, VII ARC (select dates), Structural (select dates) and Beneath My Sins (select dates).

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Kadavar - Premiere New Single 'Everything Is Changing'

Kadavar's next full length installment The Isolation Tapes will be released on October 23rd, 2020 via Robotor Records and will be available on vinyl in various colors. A video for the first official single, "Everything Is Changing", is out today. The clip was directed and edited by Victor Puigcerver.

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Helevorn - Founding Guitarist And Longtime Keyboardist Leave The Band

Big changes within the Helevorn ranks, as the band have announced that founding member/guitarist Samuel Morales and longtime keyboardist Enrique Sierra are no longer part of the band. As posted by the band on their Facebook page, they felt a need of change for both the band and departing members.

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Bands
The Troops Of Doom

Former SEPULTURA guitarist Jairo "Tormentor" Guedz has launched a new project called THE TROOPS OF DOOM. The band, which also includes acclaimed graphic artist Marcelo Vasco on guitar, Alex Kafer (ex-NECROMANCER, EXPLICIT HATE, ENTERRO) on vocals/bass and Alexandre Oliveira (SOUTHERN BLACKLIST) on drums, recently signed a deal with Nuclear Blast's digital subsidiary Blood Blast for the release of its debut EP, "The Rise Of Heresy", featuring four new original songs and cover versions of two early SEPULTURA classics, "Bestial Devastation" and "Troops Of Doom".

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Crystal Spiders - Share Song/Video From Upcoming Debut Album

Stoner doom duo Crystal Spiders will put out their debut album, Molt, through Ripple Music (Vinyl/CD/Digital) on September 25th, 2020. Produced by Mike Dean of Corrosion Of Conformity and mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege Mastering Studio. The band from North Carolina also share a video clip for the new song "C-U-N Hell".

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Emyn Muil - Releasing Third Studio Album In September

Emyn Muil, one-man black metal project from Italy, will unleash third full length effort next month. Entitled Afar Angathfark, it is set to land in stores on September 25th through Northern Silence Productions. To taste the first piece of new music and what to expect, give a spin to the "Halls Of The Fallen".

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Illyria - Reveal 'Frostbite' Single

Perth (Australia) based post-metal/blackgaze formation Illyria are back with a fresh new lineup and a powerful new single, dubbed "Frostbite". Produced, mixed and mastered by the band's bassist Daniel Hacking. Check out the song in the form of a music video down under.

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Reasons Behind - Drop New Song And Video

Reasons Behind have released a Matteo Ermeti-directed official video for the new music piece, called "(E)met". The song is part of their upcoming album Project: M.I.S.T., due out on August 21 via Scarlet Records.

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Cruachan - Introduce New Violinist

After couple of departures that have happened this year within the Cruachan camp, Irish metallers now introduce the newest addition in the ranks - violin player Audrey Trainor.

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Articles
Getting Into: Devin Townsend: Part I: The 1990s

The Getting Into series returns with an artist most definitely worth getting into, and one for whom you may well need a roadmap: the eclectic Canadian prog maestro Devin Townsend.

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Gojira - Debut New Single And Music Video

French metal masters Gojira are back with a brand new single, called "Another World". Accompanied by animated official video, which was directed by Maxime Tiberghien & Sylvain Favre, the new track awaits below.

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Sólstafir - 'Akkeri' Song Unleashed

Sólstafir are premiering the first song from their forthcoming album Endless Twilight Of Codependent Love. A 10-minute long opus "Akkeri" is now available for listening via YouTube down under. The new outing is ready to see the light on November 6th, 2020.

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Vassafor - Entire Upcoming Record Available For Listening

Vassafor's To The Death studio record will hit the stores this Friday, on August 7th (Iron Bonehead Productions). Before the official release date, New Zealand based duo stream the entire music output at this location. Check it out.

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Ignea - Unveil New Music Video

Ukrainian based metal band Ignea premiere the official music video for "Jinnslammer", a song taken off of their latest album The Realms Of Fire And Death. Directed, edited and animated by Maria Goruleva.

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Reviews
Thecodontion - Supercontinent

You don't need any guitars to make some bass-driven prehistoric war metal.

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Blind Guardian - Premiere New Song Online

German power metal institution Blind Guardian have shared a brand new song that hasn't been recorded yet. "Violent Shadows" was presented during this past weekend's Wacken World Wide digital festival. Video of the performance can be seen below.

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