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SATURNUS Guitarists Leave The Band, Canceling Upcoming Shows

According to the official statement on the band’s facebook page, Saturnus‘ guitarists Rune Stiassny and Martin Steene have both left the band, effectively canceling all upcoming shows – two this coming weekend in Copenhagen, and one in Istanbul next weekend. Danish doomsters are now forced to find new members. Comments Saturnus: “It’s with a heavy heart that we have to cancel our upcoming shows. Two shows this coming weekend in Copenhagen, Istanbul next weekend, and last but not least our […]

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OBSCURA Sign With Nuclear Blast Records

German tech death metal masters Obscura are pleased to announce that they have signed a new worldwide record deal with Nuclear Blast Records. As it was reported last week, the band will once again be touring over Europe in support of their current studio album Diluvium (February & March 2020). Band founder Steffen Kummerer states: “Partnering with the world’s biggest independent metal label feels like the start of a new chapter for Obscura and we are very much looking forward […]

ALBUMS

HOUR OF PENANCE – Misotheism

Entering two decades in the death metal world, Italy’s Hour Of Penance have been a band I have enjoyed every single release and had the absolute pleasure seeing them live with Nile, Skeletonwitch and The Black Dahlia Murder. With a new label being signed to Agonia Records, Misotheism is the latest offering from these longtime running technical/brutal death metal band Hour Of Penance. This is a absolute monstrous release start to finish and is a continuation where 2017’s Cast The […]

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CARACH ANGREN Are In The Studio

Black metal band Carach Angren are in the studio working on a new album, according to an Instagram post from the band’s label, Season of Mist. The as-of-yet untitled album will be release sometime next year. The band’s last album, “Dance and Laugh Amongst the Rotten” was released in 2017.  

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INCITE Guitarist Leaves Band

Thrash metal outfit Incite have announced that guitarist Andrew Rome is no longer in the band. The announcement of a replacement, as well as a new tour announcement will come from the band soon.  

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SOILWORK Release Brand New Track

Swedish visionary metallers Soilwork have released a brand new song called “Feverish”. The track is being made available digitally here along with a new version of their last album’s hit single, “Stålfågel“, featuring Arch Enemy singer Alissa White-Gluz. Watch the official music video for “Feverish” below.  

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POSSESSED – Revelations Of Oblivion

Possessed are an American death/thrash metal band formed in 1983, from San Francisco, California and been stated as godfathers of the death metal genre and one of the very first to incorporate both death metal and thrash. Revelations Of Oblivion is Possessed’s first album in over 33 years, but did it live up to the potential and hype surrounding their last release being 1986’s Beyond The Gates? My humblest opinion, it absolutely did. From genuine death metal growls, demonic sound, […]

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EXMORTUS Unveil New Video, New Halloween/Horror Themed EP Out Now

With All Hallows’ Eve and the Day of the Dead fast approaching, the L.A.-based thrash/death/shred quartet Exmortus have unveiled a visualizer for the title track for their just-released horror-themed EP “Legions of the Undead.” Check out the clip – which was designed by Wayne Joyner (Dream Theater, Devin Townsend), and which premiered yesterday via Metal Injection. You can view the video below: Says guitarist Jadran “Conan” Gonzalez: “Just in time for Halloween, enjoy this video of the new EP title […]

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DISMAL SYMPHONIA – Narn e’ Rach Morgoth

Sometimes I come across music recommended to me on Bandcamp and I will end up checking it out and usually reviewing it. This was one of the few times I did not know what I was going to expect based on a band’s description. Mexico’s Dismal Symphonia is a project that is hard to truly classify but is tagged under fantasy ambient, symphonic black metal and dungeon synth. Now going into this, I only knew what symphonic black metal was […]