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BURDEN OF GRIEF Split With Guitarist And Drummer

Long-running melodic death metal outfit Burden Of Grief have parted ways with two members, guitarist Johannes “Joe” Rudolph and drummer Jan Breede. Joe was part of the band since 2006 and Jan since 2018. The Germans are now in the search of permanent replacements. Statement from the band: “We unfortunately have to inform you today that our guitarist Joe and our drummer Jan are no longer part of Burden Of Grief. We made this decision collectively and part ways still […]

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APOPHIS Launch New Track

“Temptations”, a brand new single from the Apophis‘ forthcoming studio release Excess, has premiered online with accompanying visualizer. The German death metallers will release new music output on September 3rd (their first full length in 16 years).  

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ANCIENT RITES Drummer Passed Away

Belgium based metallers Ancient Rites confirmed that their long-time drummer Walter Van Cortenberg has passed away after suffering a heart attack. Walter joined the band in 1990, two years after the official formation. An extensive statement from the band can be read via their Facebook page.  

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UNBLESSED DIVINE Sign With Massacre Records

Unblessed Divine are pleased to announce their signing with Massacre Records. The band, based in Poland and South Africa, put out their debut EP last December (The Coming Darkness) and is already working on first full length effort. The latter is expected to be released later this year. Unblessed Divine currently consists of vocalist/guitarist Lee Wollenschlaeger (ex-Malevolent Creation), guitarist Michal Grall (ex-Sinister) and drummer Riaan Ondier Els. A new bassist will be introduced soon.  

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AKOMA Add Second Guitarist To The Lineup

Symphonic gothic metallers from Denmark, Akoma, are very pleased to introduce their new permanent member on the second guitar, Chris Floro. Guitarist/founding member Morten Bell states: “Chris will bring a hole new dimension to Akoma, he’ a brilliant guitarist, composer and most of all, a really nice cool guy! Really looking forward to work with him in many years to come!” Chris comments: “Salutations! I’m Chris, a guitar player in several rock bands over the last decade. I’m a bit […]

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REQUIEM Begin Recording New Album

Death metal bringers from Switzerland, Requiem, are working hard on the follow-up to 2018’s Global Resistance Rising. The upcoming full length is currently in the phase of tracking, which will be finished soon.