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MARTYR DEFILED unleash new video and announce album launch show

Martyr Defiled will release their new album ‘No Hope No Morality’ on April 28th and to celebrate will be playing an intimate free entry show at The Garage, London on April 23rd. The band have also just unleashed a brutal video for new single ‘616’, which is the second track …

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AGNOSTIC FRONT announce UK/Ireland dates in August

AGNOSTIC FRONT

New York hardcore kings AGNOSTIC FRONT will return to the UK and Ireland this summer for a clutch of live dates in August. The band will also make appearances at Rebellion Festival in Blackpool and City Invasion 2014 in London. Dates are as follows: Aug 10th –   Rebellion Festival, Winter …

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BOYFRNDZ Van and Gear Stolen in San Francisco

Austin, TX psyche rockers Boyfrndz were the victims of a robbery this morning in San Francisco.  The group’s van, cargo trailer, & all their gear were stolen sometime between 1 and 7am PST. It was parked at 1501 Grove st. The band will be accepting ANY donations at www.boyfrndz.com to …

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RIVAL SONS announce ‘Electric Man’ dance competition!

Fans of Long Beach rockers RIVAL SONS are being invited to show the band their dance skills, with the chance to win some very special prizes! RIVAL SONS want you to submit a dance routine for their new track, “Electric Man“, and upload it to YouTube for the world to …

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ANATHEMA announce new album details + acoustic shows

ANATHEMA return in June with Distant Satellites, their brand new studio album.  Due to be released on the 9th June via Kscope, distant satellites is the highly anticipated follow up to 2012’s Weather Systems, recorded at Cederberg Studios in Oslo, with producer Christer-André Cederberg. The beautifully ethereal artwork was created …

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ARCH ENEMY reveals artwork, track-listing for ‘War Eternal’

Extreme metal icons ARCH ENEMY will unleash their 9th studio album, War Eternal, worldwide via Century Media Records (Trooper Entertainment in Japan) on June 9th in Europe and June 10th in North America. The artwork for the album was created by Costin Chioreanu, who previously worked with Michael Amott on …

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TOMBS reveal new album title, artwork and track listing

Brooklyn, New York’s TOMBS’ have confirmed Savage Gold as the title of the band’s third album on Relapse Records. The album is set for a June 10th release (North America), June 9th (UK/Europe/World), and June 6th (Germany/Benelux/Finland) and today the artwork and track listing have been revealed. The stunning artwork …

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BEYOND THE SHORE debut “Glass Houses” video

Lexington, KY’s Beyond the Shore recently filmed some clips with guitarists Zach Hunter and Jared Loucks, as well as bassist Eli Masherbash, to demonstrate the track “Glass Houses” from the “Ghostwatcher” album. The clips were edited together into a sort of performance demonstration / lyric video hybrid that is streaming …

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Seprevatio​n Announce New Album ‘Consumed’ & Reveal Details

UK death thrashers Seprevation today announce the release of their debut full-length album ‘Consumed’ which is to be independently released 10th May 2014. “Truly evil sounding death metal from Bristol, true to the 80′s and 90′s masters. For fans of Death, Possessed, Sadistic Intent etc.” – Terrorizer Magazine That aforementioned …

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NUNSLAUGHTER and ACID WITCH stream split 7″, ‘Spooky’

Noisey – Music By Vice are streaming the entirety of the brand-new Spooky 7″, a special split release between NUNSLAUGHTER and ACID WITCH, released this week by HELLS HEADBANGERS. If ever there was a perfect HELLS HEADBANGERS record, Spooky would be it: a split 7″ EP between two of the …

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THE AGONIST launch lyric video for ‘Disconnect Me’

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers THE AGONIST have released their first group photo featuring new vocalist VICKY PSARAKIS. THE AGONIST tapped acclaimed photographer Von Wong to bring their new single “Disconnect Me” to life. The Agonist guitarist Danny Marino says: “After working with Von Wong on our Prisoners photo …

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BLACK ANVIL to release long-anticipated new full-length; teaser posted + preorders available

New York-based black metal crew, BLACK ANVIL, is pleased to announce the long-anticipated release of their third full-length. Blowing minds and eardrums since forming in 2007, BLACK ANVIL’s aptly titled Hail Death is their most epic and fully realized album to date. It’s one of those rare releases that not …

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BLOODY HAMMERS to premiere lyric video “The Town That Dreaded Sundown”

North Carolina´s Gothic Heavy Psych Band BLOODY HAMMERS premiere the lyric video for their first single track “The Town That Dreaded Sundown” from their highly anticipated new album ‘Under Satan’s Sun’ with Metal Hammer SEE IT HERE. ‘Under Satan’s Sun’ will be released as a regular CD, Limited Edition vinyl …

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COLDWAR unleash lyric video for ‘Ether Child’

Irish hardcore death metal punks Coldwar unleash a lyric video for ‘Ether Child’, a track taken from the upcoming fifth album ‘Pantheist’. Watch ‘Ether Child’ here: Edited by Doug Anderson of Visceral Video (Eye Of Solitude, Acrania, Dichotomy, Unfathomable Ruination, etc.) ’Ether Child’ is about “the death of the material …

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STEEL PANTHER launch Steelpanther.tv and preview new album

Steel Panther is premiering their upcoming full-length album All You Can Eat in a unique interactive experience that has just launched. The premiere is taking place on SteelPanther.TV and features a television set that will broadcast all things Steel Panther including the complete album stream of All You Can Eat. …

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BONDED BY BLOOD announce UK Tour Dates

Pomona, California’s BONDED BY BLOOD have announced a string of headlining UK dates, following their upcoming European tour with classic thrashers HIRAX. Due to kick off on May 18th in London, the UK tour features support from FLAYED DISCIPLE and SEPREVATION. BONDED BY BLOOD bassist JESSIE SANCHEZ comments: “We’re very …

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GOATWHORE announce title of new studio album – “Constricting Rage Of The Merciless”

Goatwhore‘s new album, “Constricting Rage of the Merciless,” is scheduled for release in North America on July 7th. “Constricting Rage of the Merciless” was recorded with producer Erik Rutan at Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, FL. This is Goatwhore’s fourth studio outing with Rutan at the helm, and to …

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Crobot Releases Self-Titled EP May 13

  WHO THE F**K ARE CROBOT? “..the American version of Wolfmother, a Kings of Leon on speed”  – Centre Daily Times (PA) “Crobot blew the minds of everyone in attendance…epic display of cosmic awesomeness.  My face was so f**king melted that I must’ve looked like Joan Rivers stepping out of a …

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KROKUS set to release live album ‘Long Stick Goes Boom’

Swiss Hard Rock outfit KROKUS are returning with a live album – the new album, entitled ‘Long Stick Goes Boom’, is penned for a May 26 release date via Sonic Music. The band comments:   “With our career spanning for almost 40 years, having played over 2000 shows throughout the years …

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GWAR – Updated statement regarding the passing of Dave Brockie

Jack Flanagan, manager of GWAR has issued this official statement: “On behalf of Dave Brockie’s family, Slave Pit Inc. and GWAR, we would like to thank all the loyal fans worldwide for the outpouring of love and support shown to us over the past few days.  Knowing that we have …

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