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EXHUMED Rejoined By BUD BURKE

Goregrind roadhounds EXHUMED will bring their hymns of repugnance to the live arena again on this year's edition of the Summer Slaughter tour, set to commence tomorrow at the House Of Blues in Los Angeles. This run will mark the return of former bassist Bud Burke, who will take the place of Wes Caley on ...

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MURDER CONSTRUCT: 'Compelled By Mediocrity' Lyric Video

"Compelled By Mediocrity", the official lyric video from Los Angeles, California death dealers MURDER CONSTRUCT, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's highly anticipated debut full-length entitled "Results". Featuring 11 tracks of violent, uncompromising death/grind, the CD displays cut-throat songwriting and top-notch musicianship mixed with the band's own brand of twisted experimentation ...

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MURDER CONSTRUCT: 'Results' Studio Footage Posted Online

Los Angeles, California death dealers MURDER CONSTRUCT have completed work on their highly anticipated debut full-length entitled "Results". Featuring 11 tracks of violent, uncompromising death/grind, the CD displays cut-throat songwriting and top-notch musicianship mixed with the band's own brand of twisted experimentation to create one of 2012's most punishing auditory experiences. Due on CD/LP/digital on ...

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MURDER CONSTRUCT: 'Results' Trailer Released

Los Angeles, California death dealers MURDER CONSTRUCT have completed work on their highly anticipated debut full-length entitled "Results". Featuring 11 tracks of violent, uncompromising death/grind, the CD displays cut-throat songwriting and top-notch musicianship mixed with the band's own brand of twisted experimentation to create one of 2012's most punishing auditory experiences. Due on CD/LP/digital on ...

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MURDER CONSTRUCT: Debut Album Details Revealed

Los Angeles, California death dealers MURDER CONSTRUCT have completed work on their highly anticipated debut full-length entitled "Results". Featuring 11 tracks of violent, uncompromising death/grind, the CD displays cut-throat songwriting and top-notch musicianship mixed with the band's own brand of twisted experimentation to create one of 2012's most punishing auditory experiences. Due on CD/LP/digital on ...

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HIRAX Enters Studio With Producer BILL METOYER (Video)

Californian thrashers HIRAX have entered Skull Seven Studio in North Hollywood, California with producer Bill Metoyer (SLAYER, W.A.S.P. , ARMORED SAINT, DARK ANGEL, SACRED REICH, CRYPTIC SLAUGHTER, D.R.I.) to begin recording their fourth full-length album for a late 2012 release via Black Devil Records. A short video clip from the studio can be seen below. ...

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ANGER AS ART: 'Hubris Inc.' Cover Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork of "Hubris Inc.", the forthcoming fourth album from Los Angeles-based thrashers ANGER AS ART, can be seen below. The CD will be released later in the year via OSM Records. Songtitles set to appear on the album: * Hubris Inc. (intro) * This Is Why I Hate * Pieces Of Red * ...

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HERETIC Signs With METAL ON METAL RECORDS

Metal On Metal Records has announced the signing of the legendary U.S. power/thrash metal act HERETIC. The band, formed in 1985 in Los Angeles, California, released an EP, "Torture Knows No Boundary" (1986), and a full-length, "Breaking Point" (1988), through Metal Blade Records before disbanding. Later on the founding member, songwriter and guitarist Brian Korban ...

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HIRAX Frontman Interviewed In Peru (Video)

ElCuartelDelMetal.net conducted an interview with vocalist Katon W. De Pena of Californian thrashers HIRAX when the band played in Peru last month. You can watch the chat below. HIRAX will enter Skull Seven Studio in North Hollywood, California in early June with producer Bill Metoyer (SLAYER, W.A.S.P. , ARMORED SAINT, DARK ANGEL, SACRED REICH, CRYPTIC ...

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ANGER AS ART: Another New Song Available For Streaming

"Divided We Fall", a brand new song from Los Angeles-based thrashers ANGER AS ART, can be streamed below. The track comes off the band's fourth album, "Hubris Inc.", which will be released later in the year via OSM Records. Songtitles set to appear on the CD: * Hubris Inc. (intro) * This Is Why I ...

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ANGER AS ART: More New Music Available For Streaming

"Anger Is The Reason" and "Pieces Of Red", two brand new songs from Los Angeles-based thrashers ANGER AS ART, can be streamed below. Both tracks come off the band's fourth album, "Hubris Inc.", which will be released later in the year via OSM Records. Songtitles set to appear on the CD: * Hubris Inc. (intro) ...

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ANGER AS ART: New Song Available For Streaming

"Pearls Before Swine", a brand new song from Los Angeles-based thrashers ANGER AS ART, can be streamed below. The track comes off the band's fourth album, "Hubris Inc.", which will be released later in the year via OSM Records. Songtitles set to appear on the CD: * Hubris Inc. (intro) * This Is Why I ...

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COFFIN TEXTS: New Album Details Revealed

California death metallers COFFIN TEXTS will release their new album, "The Tomb Of Infinite Ritual", this summer via Dark Descent Records. The vinyl version will be released through Blood Harvest Records and the digital version on iTunes via Apparition Musick. The cover artwork was created by Danille Gauvin. According to a press release, "The Tomb ...

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HIRAX: Rehearsal Recording Of New Song Available

An audio recording of a new song, "La Boca De La Bestia" (Mouth Of The Beast) from veteran California metallers HIRAX captured at band rehearsal on a Zoom H4 digital recorder can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. HIRAX will enter Skull Seven Studio in North Hollywood, California in early June with producer Bill ...

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HIRAX To Enter Studio In June

Veteran California metallers HIRAX will enter Skull Seven Studio in North Hollywood, California in early June with producer Bill Metoyer (SLAYER, W.A.S.P. , ARMORED SAINT, DARK ANGEL, SACRED REICH, CRYPTIC SLAUGHTER, D.R.I.) to begin recording their fourth full-length album for a late 2012 release via Black Devil Records. "El Rostro De La Muerte", the latest ...

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HIRAX: 'El Rostro De La Muerte' Video Released

"El Rostro De La Muerte", the new video from Californian thrashers HIRAX, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's "El Rostro De La Muerte" album, which was released in October 2010. It was the veteran band's first full-length since 2004's "The New Age Of Terror". "El Rostro De La Muerte" is a ...

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ANGER AS ART Announces New Bassist

Los Angeles-based thrashers ANGER AS ART have announced the addition of bassist Henry De La Cruz (MANIACAL GENOCIDE, STIGMATA, REVMATIX) to the group's ranks. Henry replaces Angelo Espino, who departed in October. Commented ANGER AS ART mainman/founder Steve Gaines: "Henry was at the top of all of our lists of guys we wanted to talk ...

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HIRAX Interviewed On 'Robb's Metalworks' (Video)

Robb Chavez of "Robb's Metalworks" conducted an interview with Californian thrashers HIRAX when the band played at Goregrowler's Ball V on November 19, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas. You can now watch the chat below. HIRAX's "El Rostro De La Muerte" album was released in October 2010. It was the veteran band's first full-length effort ...

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MURDER CONSTRUCT Begins Recording Debut Album

MURDER CONSTRUCT, the Los Angeles, California-based band featuring Travis Ryan (CATTLE DECAPITATION) on vocals, Leon del Muerte (EXHUMED, PHOBIA, IMPALED) on guitar and vocals, Kevin Fetus (FETUS EATERS, WATCH ME BURN) on guitar, Danny Walker (INTRONAUT, EXHUMED, UPHILL BATTLE) on drums, and Caleb Schneider (BAD ACID TRIP) on bass, has entered the studio to begin ...

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HIRAX: New Video Interview With KATON W. DE PENA

Vocalist Katon W. De Pena of Californian thrashers HIRAX recently spoke to Puerto Rico's only online TV show, "Rock Spot Plus", about the making of the band's new video, "Broken Neck". You can now watc the chat below. "Broken Neck" comes off HIRAX's "El Rostro De La Muerte" album, which was released in October 2010. ...

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HIRAX: 'Broken Neck' Video Released

"Broken Neck", the new video from Californian thrashers HIRAX, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's "El Rostro De La Muerte" album, which was released in October 2010. It was the veteran band's first full-length since 2004's "The New Age Of Terror". "El Rostro De La Muerte" is a dual-studio effort, combining ...

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HIRAX: Trailer For 'Broken Neck' Video Posted Online

A trailer for "Broken Neck", the upcoming video from Californian thrashers HIRAX, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's "El Rostro De La Muerte" album, which was released in October 2010. It was the veteran band's first full-length since 2004's "The New Age Of Terror". "El Rostro De La Muerte" is a ...

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EXHUMED: 'All Guts, No Glory' First-Week Sales Revealed

"All Guts, No Glory", the new album from "gore-metal" originators EXHUMED, sold around 900 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD debuted at No. 32 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never ...

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EXHUMED: New Video Interview Posted Online

MetalChroniques.fr conducted an interview with "gore-metal" originators EXHUMED at this year's Hellfest, which was held at this year's Hellfest, which was held June 17-19, 2011 in Clisson, France. You can now watch the chat below. EXHUMED' latest album, "All Guts, No Glory", was released on July 5 via Relapse Records. The follow-up to ...

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EXHUMED's MATT HARVEY Interviewed For RELAPSE Podcast (Audio)

A new Relapse Records podcast is now available for streaming below. The 12th installment of the label podcast highlights brand new songs from Relapse artists, exclusive interviews, and classic Relapse tracks. This month's podcast features an exclusive interview with Matt Harvey of EXHUMED talking about the band's recent reformation and new album, "All Guts, No ...

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EXHUMED: New Song Available For Streaming

"As Hammer To Anvil", a brand new song from "gore-metal" originators EXHUMED, can be streamed below. The track comes off the band's new full-length album, "All Guts, No Glory", which will be released on July 5 via Relapse Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Anatomy Is Destiny" was recorded at Arcane Digital Recordings in Arizona with ...

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EXHUMED Announces North American Headlining Tour

The reactivated EXHUMED has announced its first North American headlining tour in six years. The trek, in support of the band's brand new full-length album, "All Guts, No Glory", will also include Relapse labelmates CEPHALIC CARNAGE and special guests MACABRE and WITHERED. The three-week tour will kick off on July 17 and include a performance ...

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EXHUMED Completes Work On 'All Guts, No Glory'

Gore-metal originators EXHUMED have completed work on their brand new full-length album, "All Guts, No Glory". The follow-up to 2003's "Anatomy Is Destiny" was recorded at Arcane Digital Recordings in Arizona with engineer Ryan Butler (MISERY INDEX) and at Trench Studios with John Haddad (ABYSMAL DAWN, INTRONAUT). It was mixed and mastered at Mana Recording ...

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