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Korpiklaani - To Co-Headline N. American Tour With Eluveitie

Folk-infused metal bands Korpiklaani and Eluveitie will team up this fall for a co-headlining North American tour. Korpiklaani will be touring in support of their latest Kulkija album, while Eluveitie in support of Ategnatos, which was released just ten days ago. Joining them in support will be Gone In April. Dates for 'Kulkija Ad Ategnatos N. American Tour' are available below.

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Posted: 15.04.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (2)

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Grand Magus - Reveal Third Single From Upcoming Album

Swedes Grand Magus are set to release their new studio album Wolf God, this week on April 19th through Nuclear Blast Records. After two released singles, Grand Magus now premiere the third one. Entitled "A Hall Clad in Gold", you can check it out via YouTube player, being presented as a visualizer video.

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Posted: 15.04.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Nihill - Vocalist Michiel Eikenaar Passed Away

Michiel Eikenaar, vocalist of Dutch metal bands Nihill, Dodecahedron and Anaphylactic Shock, has passed away. Eikenaar died after a battle with cancer. He was 42 years old. A statement from his bandmate Vince Koreman can be read below.

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Posted: 15.04.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Behemoth - Announce Baltic & Polish Tour Dates

Behemoth announce the plans to tour Baltic states and Poland in September/October. The dates for a fall tour are scheduled with the following support groups: Whoredom Rife, Zeal & Ardor and In Twilight's Embrace. Confirmed live dates for this 10-date long tour can be found below.

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Posted: 14.04.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Ketzer - Launch 'Keine Angst' Music Video

Germans Ketzer have just released their fourth full-length, Cloud Collider, via Metal Blade Records, which is already being presented throughout Europe, where the band currently performs. In the meantime, you can also check out a brand new video clip "Keine Angst", created by Paul Schlesier / Pallid Eyes Films.

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Posted: 14.04.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Nails - Release New Single, North American Tour Dates Confirmed

Nails have returned with the release of a new song, entitled "I Don't Want To Know You". The digital single out now is accompanied by the b-side "Endless Resistance", which features guest Max Cavalera (ex-Sepultura, Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy). Pre-orders are now available here for a limited edition 7" vinyl that will be released on June 7th via Nuclear Blast Records and will include an additional remix of "Endless Resistance."

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Posted: 14.04.2019 by nikarg | Comments (1)

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Armory (SWE) - Shows Cancelled

Armory (SWE) have informed their fans that their upcoming shows with Crystal Viper in Czech Republic and Slovakia have unfortunately been cancelled. No further explanation has been given by the band.

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Posted: 14.04.2019 by nikarg | Comments (0)

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Clouds - Share New Song

Clouds have just revealed a brand new song, entitled "I Fear The Light". It was recorded especially for the Open The Gates To Nowhere event and features Kostas Panagiotou of Pantheist. You can stream it below via the Bandcamp player.

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Posted: 14.04.2019 by nikarg | Comments (0)

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Possessed - Unleash Second Single 'Shadowcult'

Possessed have already revealed that their first album in over three decades, Revelations Of Oblivion, will be released on May 10th via Nuclear Blast Records. The band now releases their second single, "Shadowcult", with a live clip from their performance at Bloodstock Open Air 2017, taken from the bonus blu-ray included in the Revelations Of Oblivion box set.

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Posted: 13.04.2019 by nikarg | Comments (2)

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I.N.C. - Terrible Things

I won't judge you for not knowing I.N.C. (aka Indestructible Noise Command). I mean, how many '80s thrash bands can one know, right? No, not right you wimp Right. But I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who bypass Terrible Things.

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Posted: 13.04.2019 by nikarg | Comments (3)

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Gloryhammer - Unleash New Video 'Gloryhammer'

British power metal force Gloryhammer unleash a first taste of music from their upcoming record, Legends From Beyond The Galactic Terrorvortex, due out May 31st via Napalm Records. The band has launched a music video clip for the track "Gloryhammer", available for streaming now.

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Posted: 13.04.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (8)

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Idle Hands - Premiere New Track, To Embark On European Tour

Gothic heavy metallers Idle Hands are set to release their first full-length album, entitled Mana, on May10th through Eisenwald. Entering into the studio only four months after the release of their highly acclaimed EP Don't Waste Your Time, Mana conjures up an emotive 40-minute ride into the realms of heavy metal, new wave and goth rock. The first taster "Give Me To The Night" was unveiled in February and now you can also stream "A Single Solemn Rose" below.

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Posted: 13.04.2019 by nikarg | Comments (1)

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Martyrdöd - Premiere Music Video For New Single

Martyrdöd's seventh studio album, Hexhammaren, will be out on May 10th, 2019 via Century Media Records. The recording of the album was once more done by Fredrik Nordström at Studio Fredman. Now, the band is bringing us new single, "Helveteslarm", in a video clip directed and produced by Jimmy Johansson.

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Posted: 13.04.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Triumph Of Death - Special Shows Scheduled

Triumph Of Death, Tom Gabriel Warrior's tribute to the group Hellhammer, intended to bring to the stage for the very first time a large part of the music Hellhammer recorded from 1982 to 1984, are delighted to announce that two warm-up club concerts in Germany have been added to the band's concert schedule of 2019. These two concerts, on June 19th and 20th in Frankfurt and Essen, will mark Triumph Of Death's stage debut, and thus finally the realization of an idea that has existed for many years.

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Posted: 13.04.2019 by Bad English | Comments (0)

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Striker - Announce New Bassist

Canadian heavy metal rockers Striker have announced that they have a new bassist in their group ranks. Joining them as a permanent member will be Pete Klassen, replacing William Wallace, who parted ways with Striker back in January. With renewed line-up, Striker also confirmed an upcoming 'Deadly Ripping North American Summer 2019 Tour' with Holy Grail and Bewitcher.

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Posted: 13.04.2019 by wackiechan666 | Comments (0)

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Firespawn - Reveal First Single 'The Great One'

Death metal conquerors Firespawn give us the first taste of their forthcoming album Abominate, which will be out on June 7th, 2019. Check out and listen to the new track "The Great One" via YouTube player below.

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Posted: 12.04.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (1)