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WHITECHAPEL's 'This Is Exile' Lands On Billboard Chart

"This Is Exile", the new album from the Knoxville, Tennessee-based death/grind metal band WHITECHAPEL, sold 5,900 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 117 on The Billboard 200 chart. "This Is Exile" was tracked by Jonny Fay (ex-guitarist of THE RED CHORD) of Backyard Studios in ...

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DEVOLVED Added To SUMMER SLAUGHTER Concert In Long Beach

Australian/American tech-metallers DEVOLVED have been added to the Summer Slaughter Tour concert on July 14, 2008 concert at The Vault 350 in Long Beach, California. Doors are at 3:00 p.m. The full lineup for the Long Beach show is as follows: THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER SUICIDE SILENCE KATAKLYSM VADER CRYPTOPSY DESPISED ICON ABORTED THE FACELESS ...

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NECROPHAGIST: 'Summer Slaughter 2007' DVD Preview Clip Available

German technical death metallers NECROPHAGIST have posted a preview clip of the forthcoming "Summer Slaughter 2007" DVD, recorded with six cameras at the The Opera House in Toronto, Canada on July 2, 2007 during last year's Summer Slaughter tour. Watch the clip below. Also appearing on the DVD are DECAPITATED and CATTLE DECAPITATION, among many ...

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BENEATH THE MASSACRE: Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Montreal's BENEATH THE MASSACRE has posted the first in a series of in-studio videos featuring footage from Northern Studio in Quebec while the band was tracking material for its forthcoming album, "Dystopia", which is scheduled for an October release through Prosthetic Records. The clip can be seen below. Recorded again with Yannick St-Amand (DESPISED ICON, ...

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ABORTED Is 'Extremely Excited' About Touring With CARCASS

European death metal butchers ABORTED, whose members hail from Belgium, France and UK, have issued the following update: "Yep, for those who haven't read or heard the news yet, we have been confirmed to return to the mighty U.S. this September for a U.S. tour with CARCASS. Needless to say, we are extremely excited about ...

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WHITECHAPEL: 'This Is Exile' Video Posted Online

"This Is Exile", the new video from Knoxville, Tennessee-based death/grind metallers WHITECHAPEL, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by David Brodsky, who has previously worked with ALL THAT REMAINS and THE RED CHORD, among other bands. The song is the title track of WHITECHAPEL's new album, which is scheduled for release on July ...

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ABORTED: Interview/Performance Footage From NEUROTIC DEATHFEST Available

A five-and-a-half-minute video clip containing ABORTED interview and performance footage from this year's Neurotic Deathfest which was held May 30-31 at 013 in Tilburg, The Netherlands can be viewed below. European death metal butchers ABORTED, whose members hail from Belgium, France and UK, will release their sixth full-length album, "Strychnine.213", on June 24 via Century ...

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BRUTAL TRUTH Added To Toronto Date On SUMMER SLAUGHTER CANADA Tour

Reunited seminal grindcore/extreme metal outfit BRUTAL TRUTH has been added ot the Toronto, Ontario date on the Summer Slaughter Canada tour on August 16 at the Opera House. The Summer Slaughter Canada tour package features NECROPHAGIST, DYING FETUS, BENEATH THE MASSACRE, INTO ETERNITY, NEURAXIS, WHITECHAPEL, VEIL OF MAYA, DIVINITY and COMMON GRAVE. BRUTAL TRUTH recorded ...

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'Summer Slaughter Canada' Tour Dates Announced

NECROPHAGIST, DYING FETUS, BENEATH THE MASSACRE, INTO ETERNITY, NEURAXIS, WHITECHAPEL, VEIL OF MAYA, DIVINITY and COMMON GRAVE will team up for the Summer Slaughter Canada tour, set to take place in August. Confirmed dates are as follows: Aug. 14 - Quebec City, QC - Imperial Aug. 15 - Montreal, QC - Club Soda Aug. 16 ...

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ABORTED: 'Strychnine.213' Widget Available

European death metal butchers ABORTED, whose members hail from Belgium, France and UK, will release their sixth full-length album, "Strychnine.213", on June 24 via Century Media Records. A widget for the CD is available below. In addition to unveiling the album's macabre cover artwork by Colin Marks / Rain Song, ABORTED is currently streaming two ...

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WHITECHAPEL: New Album Track Listing, Artwork Revealed

Knoxville, Tennessee-based death/grind metallers WHITECHAPEL will release their second album, "This Is Exile", in Europe on July 14 via Metal Blade Records (July 11 in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy). The CD was tracked by Jonny Fay (ex-guitarist of THE RED CHORD) of Backyard Studios in New Hampshire and was mixed by Zeuss, who has ...

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DESPISED ICON Interviewed At NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL; Video Available

Justin of Boston.tv conducted an interview with Montreal extremists DESPISED ICON prior to the band's April 27, 2008 performance at the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival at the Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts. Watch the three-minute chat below. DESPISED ICON will team up with THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, KATAKLYSM, VADER, CRYPTOPSY, THE FACELESS, ABORTED, BORN ...

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Before the Throne... - ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY

England's Siege of Amida Records seem to have a knack for discovering bands playing a vicious and modern strain of grindcore and death metal, as releases from DISKREET and WHITECHAPEL clearly demonstrate (both are distributed through Candlelight in the States). I can't praise "Before the Throne of Infection" by England's ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY as ...

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KATAKLYSM: Canadian Record-Launch Shows Announced

Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM have confirmed the following record-launch shows in their home country for their new album, "Prevail": June 06 - The Opera House - Toronto, ONT (with MARTYR) June 07 - Le Medley - Montreal, QUE (with MARTYR, AUGURY) June 08 - L'imperial - Quebec City, QUE (with MARTYR, UNEXPECT) A brand new ...

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KATAKLYSM: New Song Posted Online

A brand new KATAKLYSM track, "The Chains of Power", from the band's upcoming record, "Prevail", has been posted on the group's new and improved MySpace page. Comments KATAKLYSM vocalist Maurizio Iacono: "The meaning behind the track 'The Chains of Power' is essential. It's a song the band wrote to give gratitude and strength ...

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KATAKLYSM Featured In Nuclear Blast Video Cast Episode Three

Northern hyperblasters KATAKLYSM are featured in the third episode of the Nuclear Blast Video Cast, which can be viewed below. In this hour-long episode, Nuclear Blast USA speak with the band and discuss the new album, "Prevail", their plans for the record, and even take the time to ask the band questions that were submitted ...

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Blessed be this Nightmare - ETERNAL LORD

Down-tuned, 'core-laced deathcore seems to be all the rage these past couple of years and has picked up steam more recently. Bands like THE ACACIA STRAIN had been doing it for a while and new acts like SUICIDE SILENCE have continued down that road. To be perfectly blunt, it doesn't usually work all that well, ...

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WHITECHAPEL: New Album Title Announced

Knoxville, Tennessee-based death/grind metallers WHITECHAPEL have issued the following update: "As you may know we've currently been in the studio working hard recording our Metal Blade Records debut album. While we're doing this we figured we could fill you all in on some information about the record. "The title of the record will be 'This ...

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KATAKLYSM: Video Message To Australian Fans Available

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM have posted a video message for their Australian fans on the eve of the band's tour Down Under, which is scheduled to kick off this weekend. Watch the clip below. KATAKLYSM Australian tour dates: March 23 - Metalstock Festival, Sydney, AUS - Metalstock Festival (All Ages) March 25 - Amplifier Bar, ...

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KATAKLYSM: Photos From 'Prevail' Listening Party Available

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM held a listening party for their new album, "Prevail", this past Monday (March 17) at The Plush Lounge at the Key Club in Hollywood, California. Among the attendees were Francine Boucher (ECHOES OF ETERNTY), Dino Cazares (DIVINE HERESY, FEAR FACTORY) and Nadja Peulen (COAL CHAMBER). Check out photos at

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KATAKLYSM Launches Countdown Clock To New Track Debut

The countdown to KATAKLYSM's new album, "Prevail", has begun! To give the fans an opportunity to share their excitement along with their fellow metalheads, the band has launched a countdown clock on SpringWidgets. Check it out below. Now everyone can copy the widget code to post and share on their web pages and join in ...

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DESPISED ICON Comments On SUMMER SLAUGHTER Tour

Montreal extremists DESPISED ICON will team up with THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, KATAKLYSM, VADER, CRYPTOPSY, THE FACELESS, ABORTED, BORN OF OSIRIS, PSYCROPTIC, and WHITECHAPEL for this year's "Summer Slaughter Tour" beginning on June 20. Commented DESPISED ICON: "It feels great to be part of a killer death metal lineup! Definitely stoked to tour again with ...

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