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IMMOLATION Announces 'Atonement Europe Tour 2017'

New York death metallers IMMOLATION will embark on a European headlining tour in September. Support will come from MELECHESH and AZARATH. The dates are as follows: Sep. 07 - D - Munich - Backstage Sep. 08 – CH - Hüttikon - Meh Suff! Metal Festival Sep. 09 - F - Paris - Fall of Summer ...

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MAX CAVALERA On SEPULTURA's 'Roots': 'It's Incredible How Much Impact This Record Had After Twenty Years'

Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, SEPULTURA, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY) was interviewed on the December 9-11 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. You can now listen to the chat using the Podbean widget below. A few excerpts follow. Full Metal Jackie: Lots going on in your world, as usual. You are currently on the "Return To ...

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All Empires Fall - TOMBS

Brooklyn's TOMBS is one of the best American black metal outfits alongside AGALLOCH and WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM. Onstage these guys command vast space, even on tiny platforms. The main reason for the band's commanding performance being Mike Hill and company's daringness to try just about anything inside their music short of pop or ...

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SOULFLY To Tour U.S. With SUFFOCATION, BATTLECROSS

SOULFLY will embark on a four-week U.S. headlining tour in April. Joining them on the trek will be brutal death metal legends SUFFOCATION, Metal Blade recording artists BATTLECROSS, as well as ABORMALITY and LODY KONG. Comments SOULFLY mailman Max Cavalera: "We are coming again with another kick-in-your-face package! Get ready to sell your soul to ...

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On The Tour Bus With MAX CAVALERA (Video)

Former SEPULTURA and current SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera is featured in the latest episode of Digital Tour Bus's "Bus Invaders", which takes you inside the touring vehicle of one of today's top touring acts. The footage was shot on October 11, 2015 in Joliet, Illinois. SOULFLY's tenth studio album, "Archangel", was released on August 14, ...

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SOULFLY: Quality Footage Of Würzburg Concert

Quality fan-filmed video footage of SOULFLY's February 23 performance at Posthalle in Würzburg, Germany can be seen below. SOULFLY's tenth studio album, "Archangel", was released on August 14, 2015 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The CD was produced and mixed by Matt Hyde (SLAYER, BEHEMOTH, CHILDREN OF BODOM), and features cover artwork by artist Eliran Kantor ...

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MELECHESH Frontman Comments On Arrest

Ashmedi, frontman for Sumerian black/thrash pioneers MELECHESH, was recently arrested for assault in his hometown of Jerusalem. As rumors about the incident have spread over the past two weeks, he has decided to speak out on the situation. He says in a statement: "While on vacation in Jerusalem, I was arrested for beating up somebody ...

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Video: MELECHESH's ASHMEDI Performs SEPULTURA Classic With SOULFLY At BRUTAL ASSAULT

Ashmedi of Mesopotamian black/thrash pioneers MELECHESH joined SOULFLY on stage on August 5 at the Brutal Assault festival in the Czech Republic to perform the SEPULTURA classic "Territory". Video footage of his appearance can be seen below. Former SEPULTURA and current SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera makes a guest appearance on MELECHESH's latest album, "Enki", which ...

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MELECHESH: Entire 'Enki' Album Available For Streaming

"Enki", the new album from Mesopotamian black/thrash pioneers MELECHESH, can be streamed in its entirety below. Due on March 10 via Nuclear Blast, the follow-up to 2010's "The Epigenesis" was recorded in Greece by Giorgos Bokos (ROTTING CHRIST) while Jonas Kjellgren (IMMORTAL, LEGION OF THE DAMNED, OVERKILL, HYPOCRISY) took care of the mix and mastering ...

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Enki - MELECHESH

It's been five years since the Assyrian black-metal troupe MELECHESH (translated from Hebrew as "King of Fire") last put out an album. Though comparisons to NILE have followed these guys around forever, MELECHESH proved on 2006's "Emissaries" and 2010's "The Epigenesis" to have their own vibe, which is cultivated of Middle Eastern tones amidst their ...

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MELECHESH: 'Multiple Truths' Lyric Video

Mesopotamian black/thrash pioneers MELECHESH will release their new album, "Enki", on March 10, 2015 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2010's "The Epigenesis" was recorded in Greece by Giorgos Bokos (ROTTING CHRIST) while Jonas Kjellgren (IMMORTAL, LEGION OF THE DAMNED, OVERKILL, HYPOCRISY) took care of the mix and mastering at his Black Lounge Studios in ...

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MELECHESH: 'Enki' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Mesopotamian black/thrash pioneers MELECHESH will release their new album, "Enki", on March 10, 2015 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2010's "The Epigenesis" was recorded in Greece by Giorgos Bokos (ROTTING CHRIST) while Jonas Kjellgren (IMMORTAL, LEGION OF THE DAMNED, OVERKILL, HYPOCRISY) took care of the mix and mastering at his Black Lounge Studios in ...

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MELECHESH To Release 'Enki' Album In February

Mesopotamian black/thrash pioneers MELECHESH will release their new album, "Enki", on February 10 (one day earlier internationally) via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2010's "The Epigenesis" will feature the following track listing: 01. Tempest Temper Enlil Enraged 02. The Pendulum Speaks 03. Lost Tribes 04. Multiple Truths 05. Enki - Divine Nature Awoken 06. Metatron ...

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MELECHESH Announces New Drummer

Mesopotamian kings of blackened thrash metal MELECHESH have announced the addition of drummer Sasha Horn to the group's ranks. Commented MELECHESH mainman, songwriter, singer and guitarist Ashmedi: "After a lengthy search, MELECHESH are proud to announce the inclusion of new drummer Sasha 'Sin' Horn. Sin as in the Mesopotamian moon god. He will be appearing ...

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Reign Though Immortality - ERIMHA

As the metal market slowly changes its tone, Victory Records takes a bold step out of their norm by signing Montreal black metal horde, ERIMHA. In three quick years, ERIMHA has built and rebuilt itself from a five-piece to a newly-shuffled foursome. Their second album "Reign Through Immortality" will be an instant grab for those ...

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MELECHESH Begins Work On New Album, Announces Lineup Changes

Mesopotamian black/thrash pioneers MELECHESH are hard at work on pre-production for the follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2010 album, "The Epigenesis". In addition, the band has parted ways with longtime guitarist and close friend Moloch and drummer Xul. Moloch had officially been out of MELECHESH for eight months while he has been focusing on his ...

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MELECHESH Taps Former OBITUARY/DEICIDE Guitarist For Upcoming Tour

Sumerian thrashing metal pioneers MELECHESH will embark on a North American headlining tour later this month, with support from VREID, LIGHTNING SWORDS OF DEATH and REIGN OF LIES. Ralph Santolla (DEATH, DEICIDE, OBITUARY, ICED EARTH) will be filling the second-guitarist slot in MELECHESH for the trek, which will include the band's first-ever appearance in Mexico. ...

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Living Flesh - NADER SADEK

Egyptian shock artist Nader Sadek engineered one of the most effective death metal concepts ever in 2011 with "In the Flesh", a chomping dirge ode to mankind's enslaved reliance upon petroleum and the global-armed raping of the Middle East to extract it. NILE and Assyrian grinders MELECHESH have utilized the antediluvian Pharaoh kingdoms and Mesopotamian ...

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GLORYFUL To Release 'The Warrior's Code' In May

German metallers GLORYFUL will release their debut album, "The Warrior's Code", on May 24 via Massacre Records. The CD was recorded with legendary Swedish sound alchemist Dan Swanö. Belgian artist Kris Verwimp, who has previously worked with such bands as ABSU, DARK FORTRESS and MELECHESH, created the cover artwork, which you can see below. "The ...

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ABSU Announces Special North American Tour

ABSU has announced details on its upcoming tour, dubbed North American Connexus Conjuration. The 26-city trek will see the band perform two full sets with music spanning their 20-year recording career. It is the first full tour by the Texas-based mythological occult trio since the release of "Abzu", the second of a planned trilogy of ...

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MELECHESH Mainman Unveils Signature Model 12-String Electric Guitar

Fernandes Guitars and Ashmedi of the Mesopotamian metal band MELECHESH have collaborated to issue the Vortex Scimitar 12-string V electric guitar. "The first time I played with a 12-string, I noticed that I could compose MELECHESH tracks differently," Ashmedi said. "New ideas started popping up and basically the 12-string opened new musical dimensions, so I ...

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MELTED SPACE: New Mini-Album To Feature Guest Appearances By LEAVES' EYES, MELECHESH Members

MELTED SPACE, the French "opera metal" project created in 2007 by composer and pianist Pierre Le Pape (WORMFOOD, EMBRYONIC CELLS), is preparing to release new mini-album, "Between". The CD will feature artwork by by Strychneen Studio and guest appearances by Liv Kristine (LEAVES' EYES), Ashmedi (MELECHESH), Black Messiah (SETH) and El Worm (WORMFOOD). According to ...

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MELECHESH: New Audio Interview With ASHMEDI

Maria Voutyriadou and Dimitris Kontogeorgakos of Metal Kaoz recently conducted an interview with Ashmedi of Sumerian black/thrash kings MELECHESH. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. MELECHESH released a digital EP called "Mystics Of The Pillar II" in April 2012 via Nuclear Blast Records. The effort contained a ...

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MELECHESH: New Video Interview Posted Online

Char Tupper of MetalTitans.com recently conducted an interview with Ashmedi of Sumerian black/thrash kings MELECHESH. You can now watch the chat below. MELECHESH released a digital EP called "Mystics Of The Pillar II" in April via Nuclear Blast Records. The effort contained a different version of the song "Mystics Of The Pillar" and instrumental versions ...

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KRISIUN: New Audio Interview With MAX KOLESNE

KASC The Blaze 1330 AM (web site) conducted an interview with drummer Max Kolesne of Brazilian death metal veterans KRISIUN on October 29 in Tempe, Arizona during the band's North American tour with SEPTICFLESH and MELECHESH. The chat is now available for streaming using the SoundCloud player below. KRISIUN recently re-signed with Century ...

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ADORNED BROOD: 'Kuningaz' Track Listing Unveiled

German pagan metallers ADORNED BROOD will release their seventh album, "Kuningaz", on November 23 via Massacre Records. The CD was recorded at the Kohlekeller Studio in Seeheim-Jugenheim, Germany with producer Kai Stahlenberg. Guest musicians on the album include Mario Pontigo, Moritz "Mo" Stübing (ALL WILL KNOW) and Florian "Blutaxt" Tamm (BLACK UNICORN). The cover artwork ...

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