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Decline Of The I - Johannes

I spent a lot of time pondering the intricacies of post-black metal in my review of Kevel's Mutatis Mutandis last year. Of the three possible definitions I put forward then, Decline Of The I's Johannes falls squarely into the third category, and what a great and unique fusion of post-metal and black metal it is.

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Posted: 14.04.2021 by musclassia | Comments (8)

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Medium - New EP Streaming In Full

After their eponymous debut, Argentinian crusty death metal bringers Medium are set to release their new EP on May 1st. Entitled Habitat and featuring four new tracks, it is already available to check out in its entirety below.

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Posted: 13.04.2021 by nikarg | Comments (0)

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Eisregen - Disclose Details Of Their Upcoming Split Release

Germans Eisregen have unveiled details regarding their upcoming split album release with the fellow countrymen Goatfuneral. Entitled Bitterböse, it has been set for June 18th, 2021 official release via Massacre Records.

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Posted: 13.04.2021 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Exodus - Drummer Tom Hunting Diagnosed With Cancer

Drummer Tom Hunting of the legendary Exodus has revealed that he has been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma. Today Tom begins his treatment and hopes his story helps raise awareness.

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Posted: 13.04.2021 by Abattoir | Comments (6)

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The Vintage Caravan - Post New Single & Music Video

This Friday, Icelanders The Vintage Caravan will unleash their new studio album Monuments. Before it lands in stores, the band share an official video for the third single "Can't Get You Off My Mind". The clip was directed by Atli Þór Einarsson.

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Posted: 13.04.2021 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Roadburn Redux - Info & Details

Official statement as follows:

Roadburn 2021 will be taking place in an unfamiliar format - but it will still retain the hallmarks of what makes the usual editions a must-attend event for fans of heavy music around the globe. Roadburn Redux will feature exclusive performances live at the 013 venue which will be broadcast around the world via our purpose-built platform which includes a real-time live blog. In between those shows will be a whole program of premieres and special performances as we continue to highlight the most innovative and engaging artists in the Roadburn universe.

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Posted: 13.04.2021 by Abattoir | Comments (3)

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Solstice (USA) - Postpone New Album Release, Launch Another Track

The release of Solstice (USA)'s upocming full length Casting The Die, their first one in 12 years, has been postponed for two weeks (May 7th). Below you can give a spin to the streaming title track.

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Posted: 13.04.2021 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Devil Sold His Soul - New Record Out, Video For 'Signal Fire' Streaming

Last Friday, the UK based post-hardcore outfit Devil Sold His Soul put out their fourth long player Loss. Now, they present a visualiser for the song "Signal Fire".

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Posted: 13.04.2021 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

Bands
Shade Of Hatred

Shade of Hatred is a Melodic Death Metal band from De Bilt. Originating from the mind of Florian, the band descended into existence in 2011. Based on a clear musical vision the group assembled itself with Rik as vocalist, Florian and Bas on guitar, Sonia on bass and Yannick on drums. With a passion for melody as well as brutal force, the five young but experienced members deliver strong and enthralling songs interlaced with lyrical themes ranging from old forgotten mythological tales to the cold and dark reflections of today's society. Driven, passionate, but most of all metal.

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Posted: 13.04.2021 by Yaniv

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Carnifex - Set Of US Shows Confirmed In July

Carnifex have confirmed a string of US tour dates in July, predominantly in the Midwest part of the country. The 12-date long run will begin on July 8th in Albuquerque, NM.

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Posted: 13.04.2021 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Ecocide

Ecocide is a young 3-piece Metal band from Haarlem, The Netherlands.
Starting out in 2012 the band started playing Thrash metal in general.
After writing a few songs and playing a few gigs the band began working on their first release.
The Self-titeled demo "Ecocide" was released on 21-12-12.
After the demo release musical influences changed and the band started to play more and more Old school Death Metal songs.

Source: ReverbNation

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Posted: 13.04.2021 by Yaniv

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The Cilikis

The band is an instrumental band combining elements of Jazz fusion and heavy progressive rock and have been together since late 2008!

The Cilikis are a three piece progressive heavy fusion band based out of Redlands & The Gold Coast. Formed by Brendan McLaughlin and Frank Horvath with Franks long time friend Tyronne Anderson. In the beginning, The Cilikis started off as a progressive metal guitar rock band, but as time went on, tastes, tone and styles of playing and writing shifted over time to a more jazz fusion, heavy fusion crossover focus.

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Posted: 13.04.2021 by Yaniv

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Sellsword

Sellsword are a self-described "Mercenary" power metal band hailing from the Viking city of York, UK. Formed in 2013, they have been on a continuous gig campaign; laying siege to many venues across the United Kingdom. During their time, they have shared the stage with bands such as Heidevolk, Blaze Bailey, Moonsorrow, Manegarm & Red Rum, and have undertaken a UK tour with Dakesis. They have also played at several festivals, such as Warhorns 2014 and 2016, Sophie Fest 2015 & 2016, and the annual Jorvik Viking Festival gig in 2015 and 2017, all to great avail.

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Posted: 13.04.2021 by Yaniv

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Fyrnask - Drop New Track

"Niðamyrkr", the first preview track of the Fyrnask's new record VII - Kenoma, has surfaced online. The outing, which will be officially out April 30th on Ván Records, was mixed by Fabian Schulz at Sunsetter Recording Studio and mastered by V. Santura at Woodshed Studio.

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Posted: 13.04.2021 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Grave Infestation - Announce Debut Full Length Effort

Death metal squad from Canada, Grave Infestation, announce the release of their debut full length effort, dubbed Persecution Of The Living. Due out later this year through Invictus Productions, it will available as LP/CD/CS.

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Posted: 13.04.2021 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Lake Of Tears - Ominous

The only constant is change.

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Posted: 13.04.2021 by nikarg | Comments (9)