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DarkRise - New Album Due Out In April, Launch New Song

Swiss brutal death metallers DarkRise will release their sixth full-length album, Circles Of Failure, on April 5th via Punishing Records. It was recorded at the Parlour Studio in England and produced by Russ Russell (Napalm Death, Dimmu Borgir, At The Gates). Prior the official release, DarkRise present new track "Liar Liar", available for streaming down under.

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Posted: 27.03.2019 by PunishingRecords | Comments (0)

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Plateau Sigma - In Studio, Recording New Album

Italian doomsters Plateau Sigma are working hard on their upcoming output, the follow-up to their sophomore album Rituals. They've confirmed that the recordings for the instrument parts are finished, and are ready to move on to vocals. Additional details for this new album shall be unveiled soon.

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Posted: 27.03.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Battle Beast - New Lyric Video Streaming

Finland's Battle Beast are currently touring through Europe with Arion, in support of their recently released studio album, No More Hollywood Endings. The band is pleased to share official lyric video for the track "The Golden Horde", taken from the new effort.

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Posted: 27.03.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (4)

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Traveler - Traveler

Traveler are a new traditional heavy/melodic/speed metal band from Canada that released a demo last year which made an impact among the fans of the style, despite its poor production. Their self-titled debut should make an even bigger impact now that the sound has immensely improved.

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Posted: 27.03.2019 by nikarg | Comments (7)

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Beheaded - New Album On The Way, Details Revealed

Malta's death metal outfit Beheaded reveal cover artwork, track listing and pre-orders for their sixth studio album, titled Only Death Can Save You. The album is set to be released on June 14th worldwide via Agonia Records. The album was recorded and mixed at Mk2 Recording Studio, run by the band's drummer Davide Billa, and mastered at Hertz Studio in Poland.

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Posted: 26.03.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (3)

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Darkness - Part Ways With Bassist

German thrash metal veterans Darkness are saddened to announce the departure of bassist Dirk Hamilton due to health issues. Ben Biller (The Thrill), who already was guitar and bass tech of the band, will take over the bass duties until further notice.

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Posted: 26.03.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Gloson - Unleash 'Usurper' Video From Upcoming EP

Swedish post-metal representatives Gloson will soon unleash EP, consisting of two new tracks. Entitled Mara, it is due out on April 5th through Black Lion Records. It was recorded, mixed and mastered by Christian Larsson at Embodiment Audio. The band is also proud to present new music video "Usurper", created by Kristoffer Bruhn & Ogino Design.

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Posted: 26.03.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Machine Head - Announce 'Burn My Eyes' 25th Anniversary Tour

Machine Head are excited to announce the first leg of their 25th anniversary tour for the band's classic debut, Burn My Eyes. The dates kick off in Germany on October 5th in Freiburg, and continue across Europe and the UK, wrapping in Dublin, Ireland on the 8th of November. The US leg will be announced in due course; those dates are set for November into December as the tour makes its way around the globe.

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Posted: 26.03.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (13)

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Fractal Universe - Launch New Single

On April 19th, French quartet Fractal Universe will release their sophomore album, entitled Rhizomes Of Insanity, via Metal Blade Records. In anticipation of this release, the band has launched a brand new single "Masterpiece's Parallelism", which can be heard though the YouTube below.

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Posted: 26.03.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Dornenreich - Renewed Contract With Prophecy Productions

Austrian metallers Dornenreich have prolonged their partnership with German/US label Prophecy Productions and are thus one of the label's longest-standing acts in the roster, being part of it for more than 20 years.

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Posted: 26.03.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Necrodeath - Release 'Metempsychosis' Video

On April 5th, Italian veterans Necrodeath will be releasing Defragments Of Insanity effort, a fully re-recorded 1989 album Fragments Of Insanity. The band is also excited to share new official video for the track "Metempsychosis", now exclusively available for streaming down under.

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Posted: 25.03.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Monstrosity - Headlining European Tour Confirmed

Florida based death metallers Monstrosity announce headlining European tour in support of their latest new album, The Passage Of Existence. Support on this trek will come from The Devil and on the last eight shows from French death metallers Dehumanize.

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Posted: 25.03.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Firespawn - New Album Out In June

Swedish death metal conquerors Firespawn have just announced the release of Abominate, the third full-length album and the follow-up to The Reprobate. It will be out in stores on June 7th, 2019 through Century Media Records. The band also revealed cover artwork of the album, which was once again done by Paolo Girardi.

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Posted: 25.03.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Demons & Wizards - Sign New Deal With Century Media Records

Century Media Records is pleased to announce the signing of legendary metal band Demons & Wizards for a worldwide collaboration. Currently, the band is busy recording the highly anticipated yet untitled third studio album, which is scheduled to be released in early 2020. Prior to the release of the new studio album, Century Media Records will release Demons & Wizards' sold out first two albums as reworked special editions. Remastered by Zeuss (Iced Earth, Queensrÿche, Sanctuary), these two releases will be out on June 7th, 2019.

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Posted: 25.03.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (13)

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Call Of The Void - Announce New Album, Launch First Single 'Living Ruins'

Grinding sludge-punk outfit Call Of The Void have a May 10th release date scheduled for their new upcoming record, Buried In Light, through Translation Loss Records. The album was recorded by Andy Patterson (SubRosa) and mixed/mastered by Dave Otero (Primitive Man, Wake). You can also check out the record's first single, "Living Ruins", available for streaminh.

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Posted: 25.03.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Sinmara - Hvísl Stjarnanna

It seems to be a tradition in Icelandic black metal that one must take a long time to craft an album.

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Posted: 25.03.2019 by RaduP | Comments (7)