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Alcest - Announce 'Les Chants De L'Aurore' Full Length

French blackgaze veterans Alcest have revealed details regarding their upcoming eighth studio album. Dubbed Les Chants De l'Aurore, it is ready to be released on the 21st of June, 2024 via Nuclear Blast Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Alcest
Posted: 23.02.2024 by matt4815162342 | Comments (9)


Judas Priest - Reveal New Song

Only two weeks left unit the official release of Judas Priest's highly-anticipated new album, Invincible Shield. Check out the latest new single "The Serpent And The King", with accompanying lyric video via YouTube player down under.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Judas Priest
Posted: 23.02.2024 by Bad English | Comments (6)


Aquilus - From Now On Part Of Northern Silence Productions

Melbourne, Australia based one-man metal act Aquilus has joined forces with German label Northern Silence Productions for the release of Bellum II studio album later his year.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Aquilus
Posted: 23.02.2024 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


Hideous Divinity - Present 'Against The Sovereignty Of Mankind' Single

Extreme metal bringers Hideous Divinity are unveiling a visualizer video for "Against The Sovereignty Of Mankind" single, another taste of their forthcoming Unextinct long player which drops March 22.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Hideous Divinity
Posted: 23.02.2024 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


HammerFall - Recording New Album

Vocalist Joacim Cans and guitarist Oscar Dronjak of Swedish metallers HammerFall confirmed via 'The Metal Voice' that they are working on the follow-up to the band's 2020 record Hammer Of Dawn.

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Source: youtube.com
Band profile: HammerFall
Posted: 23.02.2024 by Bad English | Comments (2)


The Vision Bleak - Drop New Single

German horror metal poets The Vision Bleak release another excerpt from their upcoming one-track album Weird Tales , due out on April 12. Check out a music video for "Chapter II: In Rue D'auseil" song.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: The Vision Bleak
Posted: 23.02.2024 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Trivium - Announce Co-Headline UK Tour With Bullet For My Valentine

Trivium are excited to announce 'The Poisoned Ascendancy UK Tour', a 2025 co-headlining UK trek with Bullet For My Valentine celebrating the 20th anniversary of our album Ascendancy and their album The Poison, playing both in full.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Trivium
Posted: 23.02.2024 by Abattoir | Comments (2)


Crawl - Streaming New Track

As part of their forthcoming studio release Altar Of Disgust, Swedish death metallers Crawl offer in listening another new track in advance called "Until They Crawl".

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Crawl
Posted: 23.02.2024 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Apocalyptica - Part Ways With Drummer

After 20 years, drummer Mikko Sirén and Apocalyptica have decided to go separate ways. Full statement from the band can be read below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Apocalyptica
Posted: 23.02.2024 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Atrophy - 'Seeds Of Sorrow' Song Debuts

American thrashers Atrophy are streaming a new track, "Seeds Of Sorrow", which will appear on the group's oncoming music output Asylum, due out on March 15, 2024 via Massacre Records. This will be Atrophy's first long player after almost 35 years.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Atrophy
Posted: 23.02.2024 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Praying Mantis - Detail Next Studio Record

The British veterans Praying Mantis are ready to return with their new record, Defiance, on April 19th (Frontiers Music Srl). Other album details and first streaming single, "Defiance", are available below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Praying Mantis
Posted: 23.02.2024 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Knife - New Video Unveiled

German speed metal unit Knife have launched a brand new official video for "With Torches They March", the track taken off their latest studio album Heaven Into Dust.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Knife
Posted: 23.02.2024 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Slayer - Announce Reunion Shows

Yes, it's true, Slayer is back! The band, who had disbanded after a farewell tour back in 2019, will be playing at least two shows this September; they will be headlining this year's Louder Than Life festival in Louisville, Kentucky, and Riot Fest in Chicago. While it is not known if the reunion will be a permanent one, the lineup will reportedly include the same as before the breakup, co-founders Tom Araya (vocals, bass) and Kerry King (guitar), joined by Paul Bostaph (drummer) and Exodus' Gary Holt (guitar).

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Source: slayer.net
Band profile: Slayer
Posted: 22.02.2024 by Metal God | Comments (19)


Imperia - Share First Details Of Upcoming Album

Symphonic/gothic metal act Imperia reveal the title of their highly anticipated seventh album: Dark Paradise. Following months of dedicated effort, creativity, and extensive studio sessions, Dark Paradise is scheduled for release in the summer of 2024 through Massacre Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Imperia
Posted: 22.02.2024 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Hippotraktor - Drop Official Video For New Song

Belgium post-metal ensemble Hippotraktor have just dropped a music video for "Silver Tongue‘, the first single taken from their upcoming new album Stasis, due out on June 7 via Pelagic Records. Recorded, mixed and mastered by Chiaran Verheyden at Daft Studios.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Hippotraktor
Posted: 22.02.2024 by Abattoir | Comments (2)