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Skyforger - To Headline Pagan Warriors Across Europe Tour

2019 edition of Pagan Warriors Across Europe has been announced and will include the following package of metal acts: Latvia-based Skyforger (headliner), Germans Finsterforst, Americans Helsótt, and Italian quartet Enisum. The list of confirmed dates can be found below.

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Posted: 23.06.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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The Night Flight Orchestra - Video For New Single Revealed

The Night Flight Orchestra are working on their upcoming full length record. Now, they are prepared to share a first taste of a new music. Check out the music video for the band's newest single, "Satellite", streaming it one step below.

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Posted: 23.06.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Deliverance

Speed Metal Period
Deliverance formed in the 1985 as a speed metal outfit, where the Christian metal community first encountered them on the compilation album California Metal. They put forth their self-titled debut album Deliverance in 1989 with Jimmy P Brown II (guitars and lead vocals), Glenn Rogers (lead guitar), Brian Khairullah (bass), and Chris Hyde (drums). In 1989, Deliverance's track "If You Will" from their self-title album appeared on Hot Metal Summer II along with a recorded interview.

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Posted: 23.06.2019 by Starvynth

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Andavald - Undir Skyggðarhaldi

The Mystískaos collective released three albums on the 6th of June, when they pretty much officially took over what was left of Fallen Empire Records. One was the eagerly awaited Wormlust/Skáphe collab, Kosmískur Hryllingur (review here). The other was an LP re-release of Délirant's self-titled debut (review here). More enigmatic than the ones named so far were Icelandic group Andavald, whose Undir Skyggðarhaldi is the toughest listen of the bunch.

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Posted: 23.06.2019 by RaduP | Comments (4)

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Wormlust - Kosmískur Hryllingur [Collaboration]

Five plus years of partnership in crafting swirling black metal madness between Alex Poole and HV Lyngdal has led to this.

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Posted: 23.06.2019 by Apothecary | Comments (3)

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Sonata Arctica - Share New Album Details, Launch First Single

On September 6th, Finland's Sonata Arctica will release their tenth studio album, dubbed Talviyö (which means Winter Night). The album was recorded between September, 2018 and May, 2019, produced by Mikko Tegelman and the band in Studio57. Additional recordings took place in various other places. The mixing was done by Mikko Tegelman and Pasi Kauppinen and the mastering was handled by Svante Forsbäck. Sonata Arctica also present their first single from the album, "A Little Less Understanding", along with a lyric video.

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Posted: 22.06.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (18)

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Primal Fear - Recruit New Permanent Drummer

Drummer Michael Ehré of Gamma Ray and The Unity will join Primal Fear as their permanent new drummer with immediate effect. Michael will join the band on their summer festival tour and will record the new Primal Fear album later this year, which marks the first one under the wings of Nuclear Blast Records.

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Posted: 22.06.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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King Apathy - Call It Quits

After releasing their third studio album (first under the new name) Wounds earlier this year, King Apathy (ex-Thränenkind) have announced that their journey has come to an end. You can check out and read the full statement from the band down under.

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Posted: 22.06.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Majesty - Another Music Video Streaming

Next week, Majesty will put out their upcoming studio album Legends on Napalm Records. Prior the official release, it's time for another new track, "We Are Legends", available for streaming as a music video down below.

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Posted: 22.06.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Sun Of The Sleepless - Working On New Split EP

Ulf Theodor Schwadorf from Sun Of The Sleepless has announced that he is working on a new split EP, which will be released together with Helrunar's Sebastian Körkemeier newly created project Cavernous Gate. This split will be released later this year on Prophecy Productions. Stay tuned for more details.

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Posted: 22.06.2019 by Bad English | Comments (2)

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Entombed A.D. - Release 'Torment Remains' Single

Swedes Entombed A.D. are pleased to release the first track of their new album, Bowels Of Earth, which will be released on August 30th via Century Media Records. "Torment Remains" can now be streamed as an official music video, directed and produced by Claudio Marin.

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Posted: 21.06.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (4)

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Omnium Gatherum - To Headline European Tour

Omnium Gatherum are not getting tired of spreading the burning cold around the globe. After touring Asia, Oceania, Malta and the Balearics the Finns are excited to announce another run of headlining shows for Europe. This time they will be joined by death doom metallers Hamferð (28.09. - 09.10.), the Swedish In Mourning (11.10. - 19.10.) and viking folk metal horde Heidra from Denmark as an opening act.

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Posted: 21.06.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (4)

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Borknagar - Forthcoming Album Details Unveiled

Borknagar are set to unleash their upcoming new album, and also share more details. The album will be titled True North, due out on September 27th, 2019, through Century Media Records/SonyMusic. You can also check out the cover artwork, which was made by Thor Erik Dullum and Marcelo Vasco Arts.

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Posted: 21.06.2019 by Bad English | Comments (3)

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Manowar - Cancel Hellfest Appearance

To the great disappointment of their fans, Manowar canceled their appearance at Hellfest Open Air Festival just hours before they were supposed to take the stage. Both the festival's organizers and the band issued statements that you can read below.

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Posted: 21.06.2019 by nikarg | Comments (11)

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Blood Red Throne - Launch First Single From Upcoming Record

Fit To Kill, upcoming new studio record from Norwegians Blood Red Throne, is on the way, and will see the light on September 13rd. Today, the band premiere a first single "Skyggemannen", available for streaming as a official music video below. The track is sung in Norwegian, something that didn't happen in the Blood Red Throne camp for quite a while.

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Posted: 21.06.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Soulfly - Announce 'Blood On The Street US Tour'

Soulfly are proud to announce 'Blood On The Street 2019 US Tour'. The 22-date trek will kick off on September 3rd in Dallas, Texas and make stops in Baltimore, Houston and Albuquerque before concluding in Los Angeles on September 29th. Joining the band are Unearth (Sept. 3 - Sept. 16), Incite, Prison and Arrival Of Autumn.

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Posted: 21.06.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)