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SODOM Unveils Lyric Video For New Song 'Sodom & Gomorrah'

German thrash metal veterans SODOM have unleashed a lyric video for "Sodom & Gomorrah". The track is taken from the band's brand-new studio album, "Genesis XIX", which is due on November 27 via Entertainment One (eOne) in North America and Steamhammer/SPV in Europe. "Genesis XIX" — recorded by Siggi Bemm and mastered by Patrick W. ...

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Where Death Lies - CARNATION

There are insufficient hours in the day to immerse oneself in all of the fantastic death metal being released this year, but CARNATION's second album immediately stands out as a superior creation. 2018's "Chapel Of Abhorrence" was a solid introduction to the Belgians' rampant mix of old-school hooks and infernal churn, but this outstrips it ...

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KK'S PRIEST's Debut Album Is Being Mixed, Says TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS

Former JUDAS PRIEST singer Tim "Ripper" Owens says that the debut album from KK'S PRIEST is currently being mixed. KK'S PRIEST is Owens's collaboration with founding PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing and ex-PRIEST drummer Les Binks. The band, which pays homage to Downing's past, is rounded out by guitarist A.J. Mills (HOSTILE) and bassist Tony Newton ...

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Mortal - NECROT

NECROT followed a series of now revered demos with their debut album, "Blood Offerings", one of 2017's breakout death metal albums. Now, in 2020, Oakland's beastly purveyors of punk-fueled death metal have returned. NECROT's sophomore, full-length album, "Mortal", finds the Californians realizing a potential that their debut suggested was possible. And if the proverbial ball ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Releases Music Video For 'Brave New World'

It's only been a few months since dark industrial heroes POWERMAN 5000 concluded the recording of their latest opus, "The Noble Rot", which is set to be unleashed on the world August 28 via Cleopatra Records. But not even vocalist/founder Spider One could have predicted the "rot" that would infect the world in that short ...

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SKILLET To Release 'Victorious: The Aftermath' In September

SKILLET will release its deluxe edition project, "Victorious: The Aftermath", on September 11. The band has just unveiled a pre-sale package that includes the album and SKILLET's second graphic novel, "Eden II: The Aftermath". Also available today is the instant-grat track "Terrify The Dark (Reimagined)" as well as its corresponding lyric video. "Victorious: The Aftermath" ...

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NECROPHOBIC To Release 'Dawn Of The Damned' Album In October

By unleashing the single/ EP "Mirror Black", Swedish blackened death metal veterans NECROPHOBIC are set to kick off the campaign for the release of their undoubtedly most diverse and elaborate album to date, "Dawn Of The Damned", due on October 9 via Century Media Records. "Mirror Black" comes together with an official music video created ...

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Listen To New FINNTROLL Song 'Ormfolk'

Finnish troll horde FINNTROLL has unleashed "Ormfolk", the first single from its highly anticipated seventh studio album — the first in long seven years. "Vredesvävd" will be out on September 18 via Century Media Records. The title translates to "Wrath-woven," which aptly implies what the vigorous, unapologetic and ill-spirited record is all about. Recorded and ...

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TRIPP EISEN Says He Has 'Six Or Seven Songs' On New STATIC-X Album 'Project Regeneration Vol. 1'

Ex-STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen says that "its exciting" to see his former bandmates putting out some of the previously unreleased songs he wrote with the group's late frontman Wayne Static. In 2018, STATIC-X announced plans to release "Project Regeneration", its first new album in a decade, featuring the last recordings of Wayne, who passed away ...

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Ormskrik - ORMSKRIK

This has clearly been a superb year for thrash metal, but the majority of great works have come from the polished and modern end of the heads-down spectrum. Much as their fellow countrymen OBLITERATION have become a benchmark for the rejuvenation of real death metal values, so Norway's ORMSKRIK look likely to bring form to ...

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DEVILDRIVER To Release 'Dealing With Demons I' In October

DEVILDRIVER has spent almost the last two decades pursuing a course of uncompromising artistry and nonsense-free dedication to the road. Led by the prolific Dez Fafara, the Californian crew has earned their reputation as one of the hardest working bands on the planet, while issuing a steady succession of brutal but distinctive albums along the ...

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KK'S PRIEST's Debut Album Still Needs To Be Mixed And Mastered

Founding JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing says that the debut album from KK'S PRIEST still needs to be mixed and mastered. KK'S PRIEST is Downing's collaboration with former PRIEST singer Tim "Ripper" Owens and ex-PRIEST drummer Les Binks. The band, which pays homage to Downing's past, is rounded out by guitarist A.J. Mills (HOSTILE) and ...

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Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019) - TRIPTYKON

Tom Gabriel Warrior is inarguably a heavy metal legend, a forefather of extreme metal and avant-garde metal. He began with the early eighties barbaric rumbling of HELLHAMMER, which was the precursor to the more energized, hard 'n' heavy and eventually experimental work of CELTIC FROST. That band eventually returned after years of inactivity only to ...

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Damnation Is My Salvation - WITCHES HAMMER

WITCHES HAMMER first began their death rumblings way back in the mid-eighties, and now the band is simply legendary in the extreme metal underground. Their reputation has only been solidified by the fact that key member Marco Banco played on BLASPHEMY's 1990 war metal benchmark "Fallen Angel of Doom….". The guitarist looks gargantuan and Herculean ...

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Hear New LAMB OF GOD Song 'New Colossal Hate'

Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD have unleashed another track from their forthcoming self-titled album (now due June 19 via Epic Records) in the form of "New Colossal Hate" — a song which finds the band at the height of their formidable powers — unrelenting, unstoppable, and as always, setting the standard for aggressive modern ...

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A DAY TO REMEMBER Drops Animated Video For New Song 'Mindreader'

A DAY TO REMEMBER has released an animated music video for a new song, "Mindreader". The track is expected to appear on the band's upcoming album, "You're Welcome", due later in the year. The clip was animated by Awesome, Inc. ("Aqua Teen Hunger Force", "Squidbillies"). Frontman Jeremy McKinnon commented: "We've had this video done for ...

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POISON's RIKKI ROCKETT Blasts People Not Taking Social Distancing Seriously

A month after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus a pandemic, many people are still not taking social distancing seriously to avoid the rapid spread of COVID-19. After the initial outbreak of COVID-19, conspiracy theories, misinformation, and disinformation emerged regarding the origin, scale, prevention, treatment, and other aspects of the disease, with ...

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SKILLET Launches 'Save Me' Video Game

SKILLET has launched the "Save Me" video game, themed with the band's latest active rock track and music video of the same name. In the game, each of the bandmembers (John, Korey, Jen and Seth) are characters fans can select and play as. Once a character is selected, the characters run ...

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Video Premiere: SKILLET's 'Save Me'

SKILLET's official music video for the song "Save Me" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's tenth full-length album, "Victorious", which was released last August via Atlantic. SKILLET frontman John Cooper told Cryptic Rock: "'Save Me' was a song where I had written the chorus melody… I ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's JOHN DOLMAYAN Floats Conspiracy Theories About The Origin Of The New Coronavirus: 'I Have A Big Imagination'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan has floated a couple of conspiracy theories about the origins of the novel coronavirus, including the suggestion that the COVID-19 virus was created in a laboratory. There has been no shortage of conspiracy theories flying around about the how the coronavirus was unleashed, such as that the pandemic ...

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