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Archspire - To Enter The Studio

Tech death metal operatives from Canada, Archspire, are about to the enter the Flatline Audio (Denver, Colorado) with Dave Otero, where they will begin recording their fourth studio album, the follow-up to 2017's Relentless Mutation.

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Posted: 25.10.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (5)

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Phantom Elite - Releasing Second Studio Album In January

On January 22nd, 2021, symphonic metal collective Phantom Elite will drop their second full length effort, called Titanium. The album's first single, "Diamonds And Dark", will be released on the 30th of October.

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Posted: 25.10.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Hatebreed - 'Instinctive (Slaughterlust)' Track Unleashed

"Instinctive (Slaughterlust)", the newest music piece from Hatebreed's upcoming full length Weight Of The False Self, has launched online. The song is available for streaming with accompanying music video, directed by Justin Reich. Weight Of The False Self will be out on November 27th via Nuclear Blast.

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Posted: 25.10.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Riverside - Special Live Release Coming Out In December

Polish progressive rock/metal masters Riverside announce Lost'n'Found - Live In Tilburg, a very special live-release coming out on December 11th, 2020 via Inside Out Music. This output features 13 songs, recorded on October 18th, 2015 at 013 in Tilburg (The Netherlands) with a playing time of 104 minutes. A first sample of the release has been made available with the live video of "Hyperactive", directed and edited by John Vis.

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Posted: 25.10.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Celestial Season - Post New Video

Dutch doomers Celestial Season have put out The Secret Teachings album earlier this month. Now they present an official video clip for one of the album tracks, "Lunar Child".

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Posted: 25.10.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Blue Öyster Cult - The Symbol Remains

Is it really a late-career album if you haven't released anything for the past almost 20 years?

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Posted: 25.10.2020 by RaduP | Comments (10)

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Deep Purple - Whoosh!

What exactly makes a good late career album? And when I say late career I mean at least 40 years in.

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Posted: 25.10.2020 by RaduP | Comments (11)

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Golgata - Announce New Album Title And Release Date

Swedish black metal duo Golgata has announced the title and release date of its second album: Tempel will be released on November 20th.

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Posted: 25.10.2020 by ScreamingSteelUS | Comments (0)

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Mors Principium Est - Seven

Mors Principium Est are one of the most reliable bands in melodeath, and Seven has no plans of changing that reputation.

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Posted: 25.10.2020 by musclassia | Comments (6)

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Pyramaze - 'Particle' Song & Lyric Video Streaming

Denmark's Pyramaze share one more song prior the official release of their forthcoming record, Epitaph (November 13th). Lyric video for the "Particle" is available for streaming below.

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Posted: 24.10.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (9)

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Zeal & Ardor - Wake Of A Nation

If you couldn't tell from the title and eye-catching artwork, Wake Of A Nation is a politically charged EP.

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Posted: 24.10.2020 by musclassia | Comments (12)

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Scour - New EP Arrives In November

Americans Scour, featuring Phil H. Anselmo, Derek Engemann, Adam Jarvis, John Jarvis and Mark Kloeppel, announce the release of their third EP, titled Black. It will be out on November 27th through Housecore Records. Additional details coming soon. Stay tuned.

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Posted: 24.10.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Chimaira - Planned To Reunite This Year

In a recent interview with Pierre Gutiérrez, Chimaira guitarist Rob Arnold revealed that the band, just prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, had planned to reunite for not only live performances but also to possibly record a new album, which would have been their first since 2013's Crown Of Phantoms. Chimaira called it quits back in 2014 after 16 years together. They reunited for one show back in 2017 and have been mostly inactive since then.

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Posted: 24.10.2020 by Metal God | Comments (0)

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Soen - To Release 'Imperial' Album In January, Share First Song

Swedes Soen are pleased to announce a January 29th, 2021 release date for their fifth full-length offering, dubbed Imperial. Produced by Iñaki Marconi and the band, Imperial was mixed and mastered by Kane Churko. Along with all the details, the five-piece premiere a lyric video for the first 'preview' song "Antagonist". Furthermore, Soen also have also confirmed dates for the first leg of the 'Imperial European Tour 2021', booked in April & May.

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Posted: 24.10.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (4)

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Fuck The Facts - Drop New Track & Official Video

Fuck The Facts are premiering a Chariot Of Black Moth-directed video for the intense new track "Ailleurs". The latter is taken from the group's upcoming album Pleine Noirceur, due out November 20th.

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Posted: 24.10.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Iced Earth - Announce 30th Anniversary Edition Of Self-Titled Debut

In 2020, the legendary self-titled debut of metal giants Iced Earth celebrates its 30th anniversary! Originally released in 1990, Iced Earth now returns in a brand-new edition featuring high class remixing and remastering courtesy of Zeuss (Overkill, Queensrÿche etc.), going to be released on December 18th, 2020, via Century Media Records.

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Posted: 24.10.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (8)