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Alterbeast - US Headlining Tour Confirmed

Technical death metal purveyors Alterbeast will be heading out on a headlining US tour in October. Cognitive, Micawber and Warforged are the groups that will support Alterbeast through the whole run. All booked dates are targeting a Western part of the country, and can be seen down under.

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Posted: 21.08.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Entrails - Unveil Details For New Studio Album, Launch First Track

On October 11th, death metal unit from Sweden Entrails, will release their new full length offering, Rise Of The Reaper, via Metal Blade Records. Below you can now check out the first streaming track, "Crawl In Your Guts", as well as other album details.

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Posted: 21.08.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Khemmis - To Tour West Coast With Un In December

Denver, CO based doomsters Khemmis have announced 'West Coast Desolation Tour', scheduled for this December. Joining them on this run will be Un from Seattle, WA. Dates can be found via tour flyer below.

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Posted: 21.08.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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The Flower Kings - Announce The Release Of A New Double-Album

Swedish prog rock quintet The Flower Kings announce the release of their brand new studio double-album Waiting For Miracles on the 8th November 2019. The album is comprised of 15 new tracks, recorded over the summer at RMV studio in Stockholm, Sweden. It will be released as a 2CD, Gatefold 2LP + 2CD & as digital album, featuring cover artwork by American artist Kevin Sloan.

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Posted: 21.08.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Cannabis Corpse - Stream New Song & Video From Upcoming Album

Cannabis Corpse have announced a new record, Nug So Vile, which has been officially announced for a November 1st release via Season Of Mist. The album was recorded at Blaze of Torment Studios and mixed and mastered by Jarrett Pritchard (Goatwhore, 1349). The group also premiere animated music video for their firts single "Cylinders Of Madness". Video was created and animated by Cannabis Corpse drummer Josh "Hallhammer" Hall.

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Fractured Insanity - Sign With Massacre Records

Belgian brutal death metallers Fractured Insanity are proud to announce that they have signed a new record deal with Massacre Records. The latter with release their upcoming studio album, entitled Massive Human Failure, in early 2020. Stay tuned for more news.

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Posted: 21.08.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

Reviews
Holocaust - Elder Gods

Some bands are destined to remain obscure despite their influential and pioneering sound. In the case of Holocaust, songs of theirs have been covered by the likes of Metallica, Gamma Ray, Six Feet Under, and even the Meat Puppets, yet I am sure that many of you reading this review have never heard of them.

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Posted: 21.08.2019 by nikarg | Comments (1)

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Monolord - Unleash New Song & Music Video

A music video for Monolord's new track "The Last Leaf" has been launched and is now available for streaming below. The single is part of the group's upcoming record, No Comfort, due out September 20th via Relapse Records.Video clip was directed by Björn Rallare.

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Posted: 21.08.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (2)

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Hideous Divinity - New Album In November, Reveal Details

Italy's Hideous Divinity will release their fourth full-length album, titled Simulacrum, on November 8th, 2019 via Century Media Records. The album will feature ten original songs, as well as two covers, Machine Head's "Blood Of The Zodiac" and Mayhem's classic "Cursed In Eternity", as bonus tracks on the digipack CD (which will also be included in the LP edition). Simulacrum was recorded, mixed and mastered once again by Stefano Morabito at 16th Cellar Studio.

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Posted: 21.08.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Obey The Brave - Introduce New Bass Player

Canadian metalcore outfit Obey The Brave introduce the addition of Ben Landreville to the group ranks as a new permanent bass player. Ben is also a guitarist in another Canadian group, Despised Icon. Obey The Brave have recently released their new album, Balance, out in stores from July 19th.

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Bands
NorthTale

NORTHTALE was born out of the desire of three world class musicians to work with each other in creating a new Power Metal band, blending melodic, anthemic choruses with fast paced rhythms and technically challenging, often harmonized solos.

In the words of guitarist Bill Hudson, "We want to bring back the amazing golden years of Power Metal. Like in the late 90s, when STRATOVARIUS, HELLOWEEN, HAMMERFALL and all those bands were at their peak! Those bands, alongside with IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST have been inspiring me to write music my whole life".

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Posted: 20.08.2019 by Starvynth

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Roadburn Festival 2020 - Announce Curators, Commissioned Music And First Acts

For those eager to take the Roadburn pilgrimage once again, the poster by Dutch artist Douwe Dijkstra, and dates for the 2020 edition were made public while the 2019 edition was ongoing, but it is only now that we get some confirmed acts, including two curators and three commissioned performances.

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Posted: 20.08.2019 by RaduP | Comments (39)

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Abyssal - A Beacon In The Husk

In a sea of unoriginal, serviceable but nonetheless great OSDM, bands like Abyssal really know how to stick out.

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Posted: 20.08.2019 by RaduP | Comments (0)

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Goregäng - Video Clip 'Cathedral Of Chemicals' Streaming

Goregäng, the band consisting of vocalist and guitarist Jeramie Kling (Venom Inc., The Absence) and drummer and guitarist Taylor Nordberg (Ribspreader, The Absence, ex-Wombbath), released their debut album, Neon Graves, in May. The band now present official video clip for the song "Cathedral Of Chemicals".

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Posted: 20.08.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Wolfpakk - Sign To Massacre Records, New Album In 2020

German heavy metal act Wolfpakk and Massacre Records label have partnered and sealed a new record deal. Following this announcement, Wolfpakk have confirmed the release of a brand new studio album in late January, 2020, entitled Nature Strikes Back. More to follow.

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Posted: 20.08.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Capilla Ardiente - Premiere New Song 'The Crimson Fortress'

Doom metal purveyors from Chile Capilla Ardiente are ready to unleash their second studio record, titled The Siege. It is due September 13th through High Roller Records. "The Crimson Fortress" single from this album is now being premiered. Check it out.

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Posted: 20.08.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (1)