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Nex Nihil - HACAVITZ

There is a distinct dark energy that seems inherent to Latino extreme metal bands. The sonic stench emanating from the coffin is arguably more pungent and bleaker than the sounds born from the dark hearts and souls of metal musicians from many other regions. SHUB NIGGURATH, CENOTAPH, THE CHASM and DISGORGE—not to be confused with ...

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IRON MAIDEN's Acclaimed Remasters Get CD Digipak Treatment

BMG will continue its reissues series of the IRON MAIDEN catalog with "The Studio Collection - Remastered", covering the band's sixteen-strong studio albums across their career to date. Following on from 2014/2017's black vinyl releases and 2015's "Mastered For iTunes" project, "The Studio Collection - Remastered" will be released on the digipak CD format, with ...

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ELECTRIC BOYS Release 'Hangover In Hannover' Music Video

"Hangover In Hannover", the new video from Swedish rockers ELECTRIC BOYS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Ghost Ward Diaries", which will be released on November 23 via Mighty Music. Vocalist/guitarist Conny Bloom comments: "Hannover. Stockholm. Tokyo. L.A. Been there, done that. 'Hangover In Hannover' is a ...

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TESSERACT: 'Juno' Video Released

With their world tour preparing to hit European stages next month, British genre-bending progressive rockers TESSERACT have released a new video for the track "Juno", taken from their latest studio album, "Sonder"' This stunning clip created by Dark Fable Media and was filmed in high-definition 4K. TESSERACT vocalist and lyricist Dan Tomkins explains the importance ...

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SUFFOCATION Vocalist FRANK MULLEN: 'I'd Rather Go Out When I Can Still Do It Than When I Can't'

SUFFOCATION vocalist Frank Mullen recently spoke with Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On how he decided that the upcoming "Death Chopping North America" tour would be his final tour with SUFFOCATION: Frank: "I've been talking about it [for] about ...

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BURNING WITCHES: 'Hexenhammer' Video

The official video for "Hexenhammer", the new single from the Swiss all-girl heavy metal outfit BURNING WITCHES, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's second album, which will be released on November 9 via Nuclear Blast Records. The disc was produced at the Little Creek Studio in Switzerland by ...

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LEGION OF THE DAMNED: 'The Widow's Breed' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "The Widow's Breed", a new song from the Dutch thrash/death/black metal outfit LEGION OF THE DAMNED, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming comeback album, "Slaves Of The Shadow Realm", which will be released on January 4, 2019 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2014's ...

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COHEED AND CAMBRIA Releases 'Old Flames' Video

COHEED AND CAMBRIA has debuted the official music video for "Old Flames", the latest track to be released from the band's highly anticipated LP, "The Unheavenly Creatures". The clip was directed by Charles "Chas" Todd and features striking choreography masterminded by Broadway luminary Jon Rua who is known for his roles in the 12-time Tony-nominated ...

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Listen To New HATE ETERNAL Song 'All Hope Destroyed'

"All Hope Destroyed", a new song from Florida-based death metal extremists HATE ETERNAL, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Upon Desolate Sands", which will be released on October 26 via Season Of Mist. The spectacular artwork for the disc was created by renowned artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ATHEIST, ...

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SACROSANCT Feat. Former PESTILENCE Guitarist RANDY MEINHARD: 'Necropolis' Album Due In November

German/Dutch progressive metallers SACROSANCT, founded by former PESTILENCE guitarist Randy Meinhard, will release their fourth album, "Necropolis", on November 30 via ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records. The disc was engineered, mixed and mastered by Max Morton of Morton Studios, who has also remastered the entire SACROSANCT back catalog. A prolific professional with a broad clientele, ...

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NITA STRAUSS: 'Controlled Chaos' Solo Album Details Announced

Nita Strauss, the incredibly talented guitarist who has rocked out on stage with ALICE COOPER, FEMME FATALE, Jermaine Jackson, THE IRON MAIDENS and more, will release her debut solo album, "Controlled Chaos", on November 16 via Sumerian Records. The electric and fiery music video for "Our Most Desperate Hour" is the first look into what's ...

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BABYMETAL To Release 'Distortion' 12-Inch Vinyl

Japanese pop metal act BABYMETAL will release a 12-inch vinyl single, "Distortion", on November 23, including a special version as part of Record Store Day Black Friday in the U.S. and Canada. BABYMETAL's song "Distortion" was released with sudden surprise in this May. In showing its new "Dark Side" on stage during the band's world ...

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Listen To New UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS Song 'Shockwave City'

"Shockwave City", a brand new song from UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Wasteland", which is due to be released on October 12 via Rise Above Records. The brainchild of mercurial Cambridgeshire mystic Kevin Starrs, UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS have been making ...

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Listen To New COHEED AND CAMBRIA Song 'Old Flames'

Roadrunner Records group COHEED AND CAMBRIA has unveiled a fourth new track from its highly anticipated new LP, "The Unheavenly Creatures". "Old Flames" can be streamed below. "The Unheavenly Creatures" is a sprawling 15-track, 78-minute epic which finds COHEED AND CAMBRIA returning to the conceptual narrative of "The Amory Wars". Set for release on October ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: Making Of Music Video For 'The Reckoning'

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "The Reckoning", the new music video from Dutch metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION, can be seen below. The first single from the band's forthcoming studio album, "Resist", features a guest appearance by PAPA ROACH frontman Jacoby Shaddix. "He's so much fun!" WITHIN TEMPTATION vocalist Sharon Den Adel told Metal Hammer about ...

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MADDER MORTEM: 'Liberator' Video Released

Norwegian alternative metallers MADDER MORTEM have released a music video for the song "Liberator". The track is taken from the band's seventh full-length album, "Marrow", which came out on September 21 via Dark Essence Records. The clip was created by the noted Romanian artist Costin Choireanu. According to MADDER MORTEM, "Liberator" "is the declaration of ...

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Inside Metal: The Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal 2 - Various

Bob Nalbandian is a walking compendium of American metal, particularly conversant of the scene cultivated within his California habitat in the 1980s. His "Inside Metal" documentary series has become a go-to source on the subject of West Coast-birthed heavy metal. His recent work focuses upon the dawn of thrash from the Los Angeles and Bay ...

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Ocean Machine – Live at the Ancient Roman Theatre Plovdiv - THE DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT

For those that have followed DEVIN TOWNSEND's career since his humbler mid-'90s beginnings with the harsher industrial-metal insanity of STRAPPING YOUNG LAD — and before that, as vocalist for Steve Vai's 1993 rocker "Sex & Religion" — it has to be incredibly satisfying to see the eclectic Canadian musician proudly making music on his own ...

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SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS Release Live-Action, Animated Video For 'Driving Rain'

SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS have released the new video for "Driving Rain", featuring hilarious live-action, animated adventure with ragdoll puppets. The song is the first single from SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS' new album, "Living The Dream", which was released on September 21 via Slash's own label Snakepit Records, in ...

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The Passage of Existence - Monstrosity

While MONSTROSITY hasn't attained the status and commercial success of some of its Florida death metal brethren, a case can be made that they deserve it. For many, the band's name comes up anecdotally as the band formerly fronted by CANNIBAL CORPSE's Corpsegrinder. His previous involvement can't be overstated. He was a founding member, and ...

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