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SEPREVATION To Release 'Consumed' In May

U.K. death thrashers SEPREVATION will release their debut full-length album, "Consumed", on May 10. The CD was recorded at 16th Cellar Studios in Rome, Italy with acclaimed producer Stefano Morabito (FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE, HOUR OF PENANCE, EYECONOCLAST, ACRANIA, BLOODSHOT DAWN). SEPREVATION guitarist Joss Farrington comments on "Consumed": "I think fans of [the 2012 EP] 'Ritual Abuse' ...

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AUTOPSY: New Song 'The Howling Dead' Available For Streaming

U.S. death metal legends AUTOPSY have completed work on their seventh studio album, "Tourniquets, Hacksaws And Graves", for an April 29 release via Peaceville Records (April 21 in Europe). The CD was recorded at Fantasy Studios with producer Adam Munoz, and sees a continuation of AUTOPSY's pursuit of the ultimate in metallic horror and extremity, ...

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MAYHEM: 'Esoteric Warfare' Album Details Revealed

Legendary Norwegian black metal instigators MAYHEM will release their fifth full-length album, "Esoteric Warfare", on May 23 via Season Of Mist. The effort, in its various formats, including a limited vinyl collector's box, will be made available for pre-order on the Season Of Mist e-shop next week. The stunning cover was created by Polish artist ...

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PANTERA: Official 'Far Beyond Driven: 20th Anniversary Edition' Listening Party To Be Held At DUFF'S BROOKLYN

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of PANTERA's seventh studio album, "Far Beyond Driven", a two-disc edition of the record will be made available on March 25. The new version will include a newly remastered version of the original recordings along with a new live performance from the 1994 Monsters Of Rock festival. The official listening ...

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HAMMERCULT: 'Into Hell' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Into Hell" from Tel Aviv-based neo-thrashers HAMMERCULT can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's second album, "Steelcrusher", which was released on CD and colored vinyl on January 27 in Europe and February 4 in North America via Sonic Attack/SPV. The effort was produced by ...

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METAL CHURCH Interviewed By THE METALLIC ONSLAUGHT (Audio)

On March 2, Randy Smith and Joseph Wyatt of The Metallic Onslaught conducted an interview with METAL CHURCH guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof and vocalist Ronny Munroe at the Montage Music Hall in Rochester, New York. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. "Generation Nothing", the tenth studio album from METAL CHURCH ...

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AUTOPSY To Release 'Tourniquets, Hacksaws And Graves' In April

U.S. death metal legends AUTOPSY have completed work on their seventh studio album, "Tourniquets, Hacksaws And Graves", for an April 29 release via Peaceville Records (April 21 in Europe). The CD was recorded at Fantasy Studios with producer Adam Munoz, and sees a continuation of AUTOPSY's pursuit of the ultimate in metallic horror and extremity, ...

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HAMMERCULT: 'Steelcrusher' Video Released

The video for "Steelcrusher", the title track of the second album from Tel Aviv-based neo-thrashers HAMMERCULT, can be seen below. Comments HAMMERCULT singer Yakir Shochat: "This is a live video of the band performing the song 'Steelcrusher' live for the first time, which is truly capturing the raw power and unstoppable energy of HAMMERCULT live ...

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THE SANITY DAYS Begins Recording Debut Album (Video)

THE SANITY DAYS — the project featuring four former members of legendary Bristol, England thrash metallers ONSLAUGHT — entered Doghouse Studio in their hometown to begin recording their debut album for a late spring release via Candlelight Records. The first video clip from the studio can be seen below. The band states: "The album will ...

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GORGUTS' LUC LEMAY Interviewed By THE METALLIC ONSLAUGHT (Video)

Rick Horton of The Metallic Onslaught conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Luc Lemay of Canadian technical death metallers GORGUTS on December 16 at The Bug Jar in Rochester, New York. You can now watch the chat below. GORGUTS' fifth album, "Colored Sands", was released on August 30 in Europe and September 3 in North America ...

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NEBERU To Release Debut EP

German progressive metallers NEBERU will release their debut EP, "Impulsions", on December 24 through Famined Records. The EP features "seven mind-blowing tracks that rip apart the standard for any progressive metal band and establish a new foothold," according to a press release. "Impulsions" takes listeners on a furious whirlwind of gut-wrenching guitars to the eccentric ...

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THE KENNEDY VEIL: New Song 'Enslave.Defile.Erase' Available For Streaming

Northern California death metallers THE KENNEDY VEIL will release their second album, "Trinity Of Falsehood", on January 21, 2014 via Unique Leader Records. The eleven-track offering "with an aggressive and unrelenting attitude… brings back a familiarity of big choruses and bludgeoning drums, but places its focus on structure," according to a press release. Says the ...

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THE SANITY DAYS To Enter Studio Next Month

THE SANITY DAYS — the project featuring four former members of legendary Bristol thrash metallers ONSLAUGHT — will enter the studio on January 11 to begin recording its debut album for a late spring release via Candlelight Records. The band states: "The album will feature nine original songs which have been written over the past ...

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Generation Nothing - METAL CHURCH

I recently caught up with METAL CHURCH vocalist Ronny Munroe at the Rock Harvest II benefit festival on the outskirts of Baltimore. Munroe was in town as a special guest of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania's GHOST OF WAR where they banded together for a mini-set of METAL CHURCH classics and "Pierced by the Maiden" from Ronny's second ...

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Skeletons - SIRENS & SAILORS

Referred to by their fans as S&S or SandS, Rochester. New York's SIRENS & SAILORS are amassing a solid following for their semiautomatic-echoing style of metalcore. A lot of the band's success rides on feverish blast beats and crashing thrash parts administered by Doug Court. The rest of what S&S brings to the table is ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES: 'Smash It!' Video Premiere

"Smash It!", the new video from the long-running Venice Beach, California thrash/punk band SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, can be seen below. The band was joined during the shoot by the Metal Mulisha freestyle motocross team. Directed by Jay Schweitzer and Mike McEntire, the video features multiple Metal Mulisha riders, including Larry Linkogle and Jimmy Fitzpatrick, who sang ...

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THE KENNEDY VEIL: New Song 'In The Ashes Of Humanity' Available For Streaming

Northern California death metallers THE KENNEDY VEIL will release their second album, "Trinity Of Falsehood", on January 21, 2014 via Unique Leader Records. The eleven-track offering "with an aggressive and unrelenting attitude… brings back a familiarity of big choruses and bludgeoning drums, but places its focus on structure," according to a press release. Says the ...

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THE KENNEDY VEIL To Release 'Trinity Of Falsehood' In January

Northern California death metallers THE KENNEDY VEIL will release their second album, "Trinity Of Falsehood", on January 21, 2014 via Unique Leader Records. The eleven-track offering "with an aggressive and unrelenting attitude… brings back a familiarity of big choruses and bludgeoning drums, but places its focus on structure," according to a press release. Says the ...

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HAIL OF BULLETS: Fan-Filmed Footage Of 'III: The Rommel Chronicles' CD-Release Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of HAIL OF BULLETS' November 2 CD-release concert at Baroeg in Rotterdam, The Netherlands can be seen below. HAIL OF BULLETS is the Dutch death metal band featuring GOREFEST drummer Ed Warby, THANATOS guitarists Stephan Gebédi and Paul Baayens, vocalist Martin Van Drunen (HAIL OF BULLETS, PESTILENCE, ASPHYX) and former HOUWITSER bass ...

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The Sovereign - FEROCITY

It's been a handful of years since Denmark's FEROCITY released "Cocoon of Denial", and if you're familiar with that album, you'll find things have grossly changed in this camp. It's not just the addition of new drummer Nikolaj Kjaergaard. Sure to get votes of approval from fans of the more brutal side of death metal, ...

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SOREPTION Joins UNIQUE LEADER Roster

Unique Leader, by way of Ninetone Records, has announced the signing of technical death metallers SOREPTION. Formed in 2005 in Sundsvall, Sweden, SOREPTION hurls forth a bone-shattering onslaught of sharp technical riff sequences, schizophrenic time shifts, thick catchy grooves and ravaging vocals. Released in 2010, the band's debut full-length, "Deterioration Of Minds", was produced and ...

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