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SPIRIT ADRIFT Set To Release New Album In 2019

Doom metal band Spirit Adrift, featuring members of Gatecreeper, Gale and Goya, are set to release a new album in 2019. While no real details about the release have been announced, the band’s label, 20 Buck Spin, have confirmed a new album for the calendar year. The short announcement from the label’s social media reads as follows: “New Spirit Adrift album is coming! These guys are about to blast into the stratosphere. 2019 will belong to them. Stay tuned for […]

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CRUELTY EXALTED Announce New Drummer

Technical death metal band Cruelty Exalted have officially confirmed who will be taking over drum duties for the project. Mike Heller, the drummer of Fear Factory since 2012, has been revealed to be the band’s new drummer. The band also confirmed that in 2019, the band will be writing and recording a full length album, however it’s unclear if it’ll release during the year. The band’s official announcement reads as follows: “NEW DRUMMER! It’s an absolute pleasure to announce the […]

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TRAITORS Announce United States Tour

Traitors have announced a month long United States tour, set to kick off on February 8th. VCTMS will play the whole run, while AngelMaker (2/6-2/24) and The Last Ten Seconds of Life (3/1-3/10) will play select dates. Dates for the run are as follows: 2/8 – Houston, TX @ BFE Rock Club 2/9 – Fort Worth, TX @ Tomcat’s West 2/10 – Austin, TX @ Come and Take It Live 2/11 – Lubbock, TX @ Jakes Sports Cafe 2/12 – […]

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CARNAL FORGE Launch New Lyric Video

The official lyric video “Reforged” from Swedish metallers Carnal Forge, is now available for streaming. The track is taken from the group’s upcoming album, Gun To Mouth Salvation, which will hit the stores on January 25th, 2019 via ViciSolum Productions. It was produced by Carnal Forge, mixed by Petri Kuusisto, Jari Kuusisto, Jocke Skog & Carnal Forge, and mastered at Radionika Studio by Dino Medanhodzic. The lyric video was done by Federico Boss (Abstract Chaos Design).  

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CHTHONIC Hong Kong Performance Cancelled Due To Visa Denial

Taiwanese symphonic black metal band Chthonic were to perform at On The Pulse Of Music Festival in Hong Kong but had to cancel their appearance due to frontman Freddy Lim’s visa being denied. The reason, apparently, is because the singer didn’t “possess a special skill, knowledge or experience of value”. More can be read below. This would not have been the first time Chthonic would have performed in Hong Kong, though, as they have performed previously at Chokenflap 2014. This […]

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ARCH ENEMY Ban Photographer From All Future Performances Over Copyright Dispute

Arch Enemy‘s current front-woman Alissa White-Gluz and former front-woman/current manager Angela Gossow are under fire from Metal Blast after they’ve chosen to ban Metal Blast’s own J Salmeron from photographing all future performances of the band. The ban stems from a dispute with both White-Gluz and Gossow and the photographer who published a photograph of White-Gluz at Fortarock festival. Salmeron noticed that his photograph of White-Gluz was appropriated by the merchandise company Thunderball Clothing and used for marketing their products […]

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HEAVENWOOD Release New Single

“The Lightning-Struck Tower” is the new single, premiered by Portugal-based metallers Heavenwood. It is taken from their forthcoming studio album The Tarot Of Bohemians: Part II. The album, of which more details will follow soon, was mixed and mastered by multi-instrumentalist Daniel Cardoso (Anathema, Head Control System, Cardhouse) at UltraSound Studios Moita. “The Lightning-Struck Tower” is available for listening at this location or through the YouTube player just below.  

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SCULPTING ATROCITY Sign With Lord Of The Sick Recordings, Announce New Album In 2019

Houston, Texas based brutal death metal band Sculpting Atrocity have been announced as the newest band on Lord Of The Sick Recordings. Lord Of The Sick Recordings posted on their Facebook page this statement: “New signing! Sculpting Atrocity (USA, TX) signed at Lord Of The Sick Recordings. Third album of Technical Brutal Death Metal band will be released in 2019.” The band had this to say about the signing on their page: “Very excited to announce that we will be […]

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MYSTIFIER Announce New Album & Premiere New Track

On March 8th, 2019, Brazil-based black metallers Mystifier will release their fifth studio album, entitled Protogoni Mavri Magiki Dynasteia, via Season Of Mist. This will be their first studio effort after 17 years. It was recorded at Darkside Studio, with vocalist/bassist Sorcerer Do’Urden as producer. Mastering was handled by Neto Grous at Absolute Master Studio. The band is also excited to present new track, “Weighing Heart Ceremony”, now available for streaming. Mystifier commented: “After 17 years of hiatus, Mystifier returns […]

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SIGNS OF THE SWARM Announce US Tour Dates

Slamming deathcore band Signs of the Swarm have announced a brief run of tour dates across the United States for next month. Betrayer will be joining them on this trek. Signs of the Swarm made the following announcement, with dates included: “We’ll be playing a few shows with our good friends in BETRAYER before we head to Japan next month. Come start the new year off right with us at one of the following dates! 🤘😎🤘 1/16 ROTHSCHILD, WI – […]