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BRUTALITY WILL PREVAIL Signs With SIEGE OF AMIDA

BRUTALITY WILL PREVAIL has signed a worldwide deal with Siege Of Amida / Century Media Records. The quintet, whose distinctive blend of stomping attack with menacing groove and snarling, downtempo riffs has slowly but surely turned them into kings of the U.K. underground, have spent the past 12 months touring in support of their critically ...

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TOXIC HOLOCAUST: Entire 'Chemistry Of Consciousness' Album Available For Streaming

Portland punk metal hellions TOXIC HOLOCAUST will release their most volatile offering to date, "Chemistry Of Consciousness", in North America on October 29 (one day earlier internationally) via Relapse Records. The devious new full-length spews forth eleven tracks of revved up, road-raging bestial devastation. The CD was recorded by the band, mixed with Kurt Ballou ...

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WARBRINGER: Footage From 'Black Sun, Black Moon' Video Shoot

Los Angeles metallers WARBRINGER are working on the video clip for the song "Black Sun, Black Moon" from their upcoming fourth studio album, "IV: Empires Collapse". The clip is being directed by Dean Ciocca. Says WARBRINGER vocalist John Kevill: "We went out to the most desolate stretch of highway we could find out in the ...

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HIGH ON FIRE Releases New Single 'Slave The Hive'

HIGH ON FIRE has released a brand new single titled "Slave The Hive" today. As part of the band's upcoming Scion A/V-sponsored headlining tour, HIGH ON FIRE drops the new single which marks the first new music from the California metal champions since the spring 2012 release of "De Vermis Mysteriis". A limited-edition seven-inch single ...

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SKELETONWITCH 'Unfit' For DISNEY, But Fit For A Wedding

Fresh off a short run of dates supporting GHOST, Athens, Ohio-based blackened metal quintet SKELETONWITCH has announced a hometown release party for its forthcoming full-length album, "Serpents Unleashed". The show will take place at The Union (18 W. Union St., Athens) on October 23, the eve of the kick-off to the band's extensive North American ...

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BENEDICTUM To Release 'Obey' In November

BENEDICTUM's new album, "Obey", will be released on November 29 in Europe and December 3 in North America via Frontiers Records. With a sound that nods to the legends of metal such as early RAINBOW, the stylings of SAVATAGE, WARRIOR, ROUGH CUTT, and PSYCHOTIC WALTZ, along with shades of BLACK SABBATH; BENEDICTUM unleashes "Obey" that ...

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KVELERTAK: 'Evig Vandrar' Animated Video Released

"Evig Vandrar", the new video from Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK, can be seen below. The animated clip was helmed by Torjus Førre Erfjord, who also worked on the band's video for the song "Blodtørst". "Evig Vandrar" comes off KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", which topped the official chart in Norway. The CD, which sold 1,800 copies in ...

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WARBRINGER: 'Hunter-Seeker' Lyric Video Released

Los Angeles-based thashers WARBRINGER will release their fourth studio album, "IV: Empires Collapse", on October 28 in Europe and October 29 in North America via Century Media Records. "IV: Empires Collapse", the studio recording debut for former MANTIC RITUAL members Jeff Potts (guitar) and Ben Mottsman (bass) rounding off WARBRINGER's five-piece lineup, was recorded with ...

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SKELETONWITCH: Second 'Serpents Unleashed' Studio Clip Posted Online

The second in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Serpents Unleashed", the new album from Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH, can be seen below. Due on October 29 via Prosthetic Records, the follow-up to 2011's "Forever Abomination" was recorded this past spring at GodCity Studio with Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, KVELERTAK, HIGH ...

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SKELETONWITCH: First 'Serpents Unleashed' Studio Clip Posted Online

The first in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Serpents Unleashed", the new album from Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH, can be seen below. Due on October 29 via Prosthetic Records, the follow-up to 2011's "Forever Abomination" was recorded this past spring at GodCity Studio with Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, KVELERTAK, HIGH ...

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WARBRINGER: New Album Cover, Track Listing Revealed

Los Angeles-based thashers WARBRINGER will release their fourth studio album, "IV: Empires Collapse", on October 28 in Europe and October 29 in North America via Century Media Records. "IV: Empires Collapse", the studio recording debut for former MANTIC RITUAL members Jeff Potts (guitar) and Ben Mottsman (bass) rounding off WARBRINGER's five-piece lineup, was recorded with ...

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HIGH ON FIRE To Release 'Slave The Hive' Single

HIGH ON FIRE's North American tour kicks off November 10 in Atlanta at The Masquerade and runs through mid-December, wrapping up in Los Angeles on December 12. Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK will open all dates. DOOMRIDERS (November 10 to November 23), PACK OF WOLVES (November 27) and WINDHAND (November 29 to December 12) will each be ...

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Stylized Violence - OLD GODS

Former THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN guitarist Jeff Tuttle bowed out to turn his sights upon other media projects including art and film. As it turns out, he's been slowly nurturing a side punk band to fruition, the hyper-agitated OLD GODS. Delivering a malicious and seldom-slow attack guided by Tuttle's love of horror films and hardcore, ...

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TOXIC HOLOCAUST: 'Chemistry Of Consciousness' Track Listing Revealed, Trailer Available

Portland punk metal hellions TOXIC HOLOCAUST will release their most volatile offering to date, "Chemistry Of Consciousness", in North America on October 29 (one day earlier internationally) via Relapse Records. The devious new full-length spews forth eleven tracks of revved up, road-raging bestial devastation. The CD was recorded by the band, mixed with Kurt Ballou ...

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TOXIC HOLOCAUST To Unleash 'Chemistry Of Consciousness' In October

Portland punk metal hellions TOXIC HOLOCAUST will release their most volatile offering to date, "Chemistry Of Consciousness", in North America on October 29 (one day earlier internationally) via Relapse Records. The devious new full-length spews forth eleven tracks of revved up, road-raging bestial devastation. The CD was recorded by the band, mixed with Kurt Ballou ...

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SKELETONWITCH: 'Serpents Unleashed' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH will release their new album, "Serpents Unleashed", on October 29 via Prosthetic Records. The follow-up to 2011's "Forever Abomination" was recorded this past spring at GodCity Studio with Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, KVELERTAK, HIGH ON FIRE). The cover artwork for the CD was created by John Baizley (BARONESS, KYLESA, KVELERTAK), who previously worked ...

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FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY Signs With EONE MUSIC/GOOD FIGHT MUSIC

New Jersey-based death metallers FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY have inked a deal with eOne Music/Good Fight Music. The band's new album, "Hellbound", will be released on September 10. Commented FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY guitarist Will Putney: "We're extremely happy to be working with eOne/GoodFight. I can remember buying MARTYR A.D. and FORTHELOVEOF CDs from [Good ...

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TOXIC HOLOCAUST Completes Work On New Album

Portland's favorite punk metal combatants TOXIC HOLOCAUST recently completed the recording of their long-anticipated forthcoming new full-length. Titled "Chemistry Of Consciousness", the 12-track beast of an offering was recorded by the bandmembers themselves, mixed with CONVERGE guitarist and renowned producer Kurt Ballou at his own GodCity Studio and mastered by Brad Boatright (SLEEP, FROM ASHES ...

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Video: KVELERTAK Hits New York City

Video footage of Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK going out drinking, getting tattooed, and playing a sold-out show at New York's Studio at Webster Hall can be seen below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", topped the official chart in Norway. The CD, which sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, was issued ...

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KVELERTAK Interviewed At Finland's PROVINSSIROCK Festival (Video)

Kaaos TV conducted an interview with Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK before their June 14 performance at the Provinssirock festival in Seinäjoki, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", topped the official chart in Norway. The CD, which sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, was ...

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THE DOOMSAYER Signs With CANDLELIGHT RECORDS

Candlelight Records has announced the signing of Italy's THE DOOMSAYER. Formed out of the ashes of STIGMA, THE DOOMSAYER members Stefano "Vlad" Ghersi (vocals), Andrea Bailo (vocals / guitars), Flavio Magnaldi (bass), and Stefano Ghigliano (drums) set out to try something different from their previous band. The group combined over 10 years of experience making ...

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HIGH ON FIRE To Release Two Live Albums

San Francisco Bay Area titans HIGH ON FIRE will release "Spitting Fire Vol. 1" and "Spitting Fire Vol. 2" on June 18. The track listing spans the course of the band's history with hits like "Fertile Green", "Frost Hammer" and "10,000 Years". "Spitting Fire" was recorded live in two marquee New York City venues; The ...

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SKELETONWITCH: New Album Title Announced

Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH have set "Serpents Unleashed" as the title of their new album, due this fall via Prosthetic Records. The follow-up to 2011's "Forever Abomination" was recorded this spring at GodCity Studio with Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, KVELERTAK, HIGH ON FIRE). SKELETONWITCH is currently headlining a primarily Canadian tour that includes an appearance at the ...

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KVELERTAK: Video Interview Posted Online

VocalVictim.de conducted an interview with Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK on March 18 in Munich, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", topped the official chart in Norway. The CD, which sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, was issued on March 26 via Roadrunner Records. ...

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