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2019 Grammy Awards - Best Metal Performance Nominations

The nominations for the 61st annual Grammy Awards have arrived. After Mastodon's win last year, the Best Metal Performance category includes Between The Buried And Me, Deafheaven, High On Fire, Trivium and Underøath this year.

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Posted: 07.12.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (12)

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Clandestine Cuts Vol. 8 Issue #4 - Awesome New Demos and EPs

Is independent, unsigned, and underground metal what you seek? Weary traveller of the metal world, rest a while here. Clandestine Cuts are the best demos and EPs from these bands, the heart and soul of metal music. These musicians are slaves to their passions, and their blood keeps the metal machine alive and turning. Support them with a simple listen, and discover the future. This issue features music from Pale, Abyssal Vacuum, Heift, The Ashen Tree, Foul & Mortuary Punishment.

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Posted: 07.12.2018 by Nefarious | Comments (1)

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Dream Theater - Share New Song 'Untethered Angel'

The wait is over! It is time to get a glimpse on a brand new Dream Theater's track called "Untethered Angel"! Listen to it now here. It sounds like it something from the Train Of Thought/Octavarium-era of the band. What do you think?

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Blazon Stone - New Album Update

After saying the band was on hold, Blazon Stone'a mastermind Ced has posted several updates on the band's new album.

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Negură Bunget - To Release Album With Negru's Final Recordings

Last year's sudden and tragic death of Negură Bunget founder and drummer, Gabriel "Negru" Mafa, left the band without any founding members. And even though the rest of the members decided to form a new band, Sur Austru, it seems like the Transilvanian Trilogy, started with Tău and Zi, will be finished. It will contain Negru's final drum recordings and contributions from his bandmates from the latest album.

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Posted: 07.12.2018 by RaduP | Comments (1)

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Nervosa - European Headlining Tour Confirmed

Female thrash metal trio from Brazil Nervosa announced European leg of the 'Downfall Of Mankind Tour 2019', featuring support from German thrashers Rezet. This one-month-long tour will also include several festival appearances - Durbuy Rock Festival (Belgium), Galia Metal Fest (Spain), SWR Barroselas Metalfest (Portugal) - to mention some. Nervosa will be touring in support of their latest full length effort, Downfall Of Mankind, released back in June, 2018 via Napalm Records.

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Reviews
Crawl - Rituals

Rituals is the debut album by Swedish death metal band Crawl and it's safe to say that with this old-school death metal comeback of late, it's pretty hard to actually make a difference in this sound. So what do Crawl do to show their teeth and avoid the standard Entombed / Dismember worship?

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Nasheim - New Album Coming, Track Sample Online

Atmospheric/depressive black metal one-man band Nasheim from Sweden will release the follow-up to 2014's Solens Vemod on February 22nd, 2019, via Northern Silence Productions. Jord Och Aska contains only three songs and can be pre-ordered here on CD, LP and digital formats. A sample of the 20-minute album opener is available for streaming below.

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Posted: 07.12.2018 by nikarg | Comments (1)

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Primitive Man - Launch New Track, To Release Split With Hell (USA)

Primitive Man debut their new song "Oily Tears", now available for streaming. This track is one of two the group have contributed to a upcoming split release with sludge/doom one-man project Hell (USA). This effort will land in stores on February 22nd via Translation Loss Records. Cover artwork, which was done by frontman Ethan McCarthy, and other details, can be seen below.

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Candlemass - Reveal New Album Details, Tony Iommi Announced As Guest

Candlemass are about to bring more doom into this world with their new album, The Door To Doom. The epic doom metal lords have come full circle: their first singer Johan Langquist (who left the band after singing on the legendary 1986 debut Epicus Doomicus Metallicus) has returned and now they announce their 12th full length album, The Door To Doom! The album will be released February 22nd via Napalm Records.

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Posted: 06.12.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (12)

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Knotfest Meets Hellfest 2019 - Confirm Slipknot, Rob Zombie, Amon Amarth, Behemoth And More

France's biggest metal festival - Hellfest - is teaming up with Knotfest to add a fourth day for 2019. Discover Knotfest Meets Hellfest. Slipknot, Rob Zombie, Sabaton, Behemoth, Amon Amarth, Sick Of It All, Amaranthe, Papa Roach, Powerwolf and Ministry will all perform on June 20th at Clisson, France.

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Emperor - Confirm Exclusive Norwegian Show, 'As The Shadows Rise' Reissue

Norwegian black metal icons Emperor were confirmed for the Mystic Festival 2019 in Poland. More recently, they also announced that they will play in their home country, an exclusive Norwegian show at next year's Beyond The Gates festival in Bergen! The festival takes place on August 23rd-24th. Emperor are the headliner for their 2019 edition.

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Waylander - New Album Detailed

Celtic folk metal act Waylander from the U.K. parted ways with bassist Michael Proctor and Steve Reynolds joined in. Recently, they revealed the title, release date and artwork of their upcoming new album and first since 2012's Kindred Spirits. Eriú's Wheel, the band's first concept album, will be out in late March 2019 via Listenable Records on CD, vinyl and digital release.

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U.D.O. - David Reece Special Guest On Select Dates

German metal machine U.D.O. was busy in 2018. The new album Steelfactory was released. There were line-up changes and they also announced a European tour. Now, the band has announced that former Accept singer David Reece will join them as a special guest on some dates of the tour.

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The Moth Gatherer - New Album Coming, Details Unveiled

Sweden's The Moth Gatherer, an atmospheric sludge/post metal band based in Stockholm, will release its third studio album, successor to critically acclaimed The Earth Is The Sky (2015) on February 22nd via Agonia Records. The new album will be entitled Esoteric Oppression. Album's cover artwork and full tracklist can be seen below, in anticipation of a new single, due out before 2019.

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Antropomorphia - Enter The Studio To Begin Recording New Album

Dutch death metallers Antropomorphia are currently busy in the studio recording their next full length‚ to be entitled Merciless Savagery. The album is being recorded at Aftermath Studios and will be produced by drummer Marco Stubbe. Mastering duties will be handed over to infamous Dan Swanö in December for a tentative release in Spring of 2019. More details to follow.

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Posted: 06.12.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (0)