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New Song Premiere: ZINNGESCHREI's 'Amok'

Metal Assault Records has unveiled the final band lineup and track listing for "Metal Assault Mixtape - Vol. 1", the label's very own and very first summer compilation release, featuring nine of the finest purveyors of underground heavy music. Nine bands, nine brand new, previously unreleased tunes. One of the artists included on this mixtape ...

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POSSESSED's JEFF BECERRA Says Death Metal Is One Of The Most Exciting Genres In Music Today

Moshpit Passion conducted an interview with frontman Jeff Becerra of Californian death metal pioneers POSSESSED at this year's Rock Hard Festival in Germany. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he expected such positive feedback to the band's "Revelations Of Oblivion" comeback studio album: ...

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HAMMERFALL Releases 'Live' Video For '(We Make) Sweden Rock'

The official live video for "(We Make) Sweden Rock", the new single from Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album titled "Dominion", which will be released on August 16 via Napalm Records. The clip was filmed at this year's edition of Sweden Rock Festival. Vocalist Joacim ...

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HATRIOT: 'Organic Remains' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Organic Remains" from the San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal outfit HATRIOT can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "From Days Unto Darkness", which will be released on July 26 via Massacre Records. The disc marks the group's first release with Cody ...

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One Fire - COMBICHRIST

If you come to COMBICHRIST from the industrial or electronic music scenes, you probably won't require any explanation here. If, on the other hand, you're a curious metalhead, just rest assured that it's not explicitly compulsory to wear rubber trousers while listening to "One Fire". It just sounds like it. And that's no bad thing, ...

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ENTOMBED A.D.: 'Torment Remains' Music Video

The official music video for "Torment Remains", a brand new song from Swedish metallers ENTOMBED A.D., can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Bowels Of Earth", which will be released on August 30 via Century Media. Comments guitarist Nico Elgstrand: "For you here to enjoy, this new track of ...

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HATRIOT To Release 'From Days Unto Darkness' Album In July

San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal outfit HATRIOT will release its new album, "From Days Unto Darkness", on July 26 via Massacre Records. The disc marks the group's first release with Cody Souza on the microphone, following the departure of his father, Steve "Zetro" Souza (now back in EXODUS). Paolo Girard created a very symbolic ...

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DRAGONFORCE Is 'Almost Finished' Mixing New Studio Album

DRAGONFORCE is "almost finished" mixing its new studio album. The band's eighth LP was recorded with producer Damien Rainaud (ONCE HUMAN) and is tentatively due out before the end of the year via Metal Blade Records in the USA. A new video clip from the mixing sessions, featuring Rainaud and DRAGONFORCE guitarist Herman Li, can ...

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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR On His New Mask: 'I Wanted It To Feel Like It Was Something That Was Created In Someone's Basement'

Corey Taylor spoke to Kerrang! magazine about SLIPKNOT's new costumes, which were unveiled last week to coincide with the release of the band's sixth studio album, "We Are Not Your Kind", due on August 9 via Roadrunner. Corey worked on his new mask with special effects legend Tom Savini, whose extensive career in the film ...

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Here Is A Closer Look At SLIPKNOT's New Masks

As widely expected, the members of SLIPKNOT unveiled brand-new costumes to coincide with the release of their sixth studio album, "We Are Not Your Kind", which will arrive on August 9 via Roadrunner. A closer look at each of the new masks is available below. SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor worked on his new mask with ...

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SLIPKNOT Shares Third Teaser For Thursday's Big Reveal

SLIPKNOT has shared another teaser video for what will be the band's big reveal on Thursday, May 16. As with the previous two teasers, the new one-minute clip, which is captioned "You've Killed The Saint In Me", features brief glimpses of the members' new masks interspersed with footage from previous years. The members of SLIPKNOT ...

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Revelations Of Oblivion - POSSESSED

Hellions rejoice! POSSESSED are back and this is absolutely no kind of false dawn. Full disclosure: this is not so much a review, more an extended love letter to Jeff Becerra. Why? Because comebacks are not supposed to be this convincing or this thrilling. Legendary bands are not generally inclined to return after a lengthy ...

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SLIPKNOT Shares Another Teaser For Thursday's Big Reveal

SLIPKNOT has shared another teaser video for what will be the band's big reveal on Thursday, May 16. As with the previous teaser, the new one-minute clip, which is captioned "How Dare You Martyr Me", features brief glimpses of the members' new masks interspersed with footage from previous years. The members of SLIPKNOT are expected ...

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ENTOMBED A.D. To Release 'Bowels Of Earth' Album In August

Swedish metallers ENTOMBED A.D. will release their new album, "Bowels Of Earth", on August 30 via Century Media. According to a press release, the follow-up to 2016's "Dead Dawn" "represents a huge leap forward for these gnarly veterans. Faster, tighter and more viscerally crushing than anything they have produced before." Comments singer Lars-Göran Petrov: "We ...

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SLIPKNOT Teases Announcement; New Masks To Be Revealed On Thursday?

SLIPKNOT has shared a cryptic teaser video for a special announcement that will apparently be delivered later this week. The one-minute clip, which can be seen on SLIPKNOT's official web site, features brief teases of the members' new masks interspersed with footage from previous years. Also included is a counter that begins rapidly counting up ...

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Watch Making Of DRAGONFORCE's New Music Video

DRAGONFORCE livestreamed the filming of a brand new music video on Sunday, May 5. The clip for the as-yet-undisclosed first single from the band's upcoming studio album was shot in Belgrade, Serbia. The video is being directed by Ivan Colic and produced by Stanimir Lukic and iCODE Team, who previously worked with DRAGONFORCE on the ...

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MARDUK Guitarist On Whether He Owns Pieces Of MAYHEM Singer DEAD's Brain And Skull: 'That's Old News'

MARDUK guitarist and founding member Morgan Steinmeyer Håkansson confirmed several years ago that he owns pieces of MAYHEM vocalist Per "Dead" Ohlin's brain and skull, adding yet another layer to one of black metal's most infamous and enduring stories. MAYHEM's reputation has been brought back into light thanks in part to Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund's ...

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Video: ACCEPT Performs With Orchestra In Saint Petersburg, Russia

German/American metallers ACCEPT launched the "Symphonic Terror Tour" on April 20 in Wuppertal, Germany. The trek sees the band accompanied by a symphony orchestra, presenting such ACCEPT anthems as "Princess Of The Dawn", "Breaker", "Fast As A Shark" and "Metal Heart", as well as to newer songs like "Stalingrad", "Shadow Soldiers" and "Teutonic Terror". Fan-filmed ...

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COREY TAYLOR Teases His New SLIPKNOT Mask (Again)

Corey Taylor took to Instagram on Saturday (April 20) to post a teaser photo of what appears to be his new SLIPKNOT mask. He wrote in an accompanying caption: "Soon." Taylor is working on the mask with special effects legend Tom Savini, whose extensive career in the film industry and especially the horror genre dates ...

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CULT OF LUNA Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of CULT OF LUNA to a worldwide deal. For almost 20 years, CULT OF LUNA has imposed itself as one of the world's leading post-metal lights. Constantly evolving, the band pushes the genre's boundaries from album to album so as to explore the darkest and mistiest, as well ...

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