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Ghost Bath - Announce European Headline Tour

Atmospheric black metallers Ghost Bath will return to Europe in autumn for an extensive headline tour in support of their latest full-length release, Starmourner. Supported by Danish blackgazers Møl, Ghost Bath will kick off their "Luminescence · Europa · MMXVIII" tour in Belgium, visit multiple cities in the UK and Germany before concluding in Wiesbaden. Let the band haunt you on one of these November dates - tickets are now available.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Ghost Bath
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Augury - New Video Online

Augury released their latest album, Illusive Golden Age, earlier this year via The Artisan Era and now the band has launched a music video for the title track. It was filmed and edited by Benoit Nantel and is available for you to watch below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Augury
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Whitechapel - Announce 'Ten Years Of Exile' U.S. Tour

After recently completing their massive summer co-headliner with The Black Dahlia Murder, Whitechapel will head out on the road again this November/December, to embark on their "Ten Years of Exile" USA tour, commemorating the 10th anniversary of This Is Exile.

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Source: metalblade.com
Band profile: Whitechapel
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Wolfheart - Launch New Video

After revealing the new album details, melodic death metallers Wolfheart now give us the first video for the song "Breakwater", directed by Valtteri Hirvonen and Tuomas Saukkonen. You can watch it below and pre-order the fourth full-length by the Finns, due out on September 28th via Napalm Records, over here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Wolfheart
Posted: 14.08.2018 by nikarg | Comments (4)


Hate Eternal - Debut New Song, Detail New Album

Brutal death metallers Hate Eternal are back with a vengeance! And the band has just premiered the first crushing track of their forthcoming new album, Upon Desolate Sands, which is slated for release on October 26th, 2018 via Season Of Mist. While you listen to the high-velocity assault "What Lies Beyond" below, check out the cover art as well, created by renowned artist Eliran Kantor.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Hate Eternal
Posted: 14.08.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Helsótt - Reveal New Album Details And Video

American death metal clan Helsótt have been active for almost a decade now, combining folk, death and even symphonic metal into their sound. Their new album is titled Slaves And Gods and the title track is streaming below. Check it out and pre-order the album through M-Theory Audio if you like what you hear. Slaves And Gods is out on October 12th.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Helsótt
Posted: 14.08.2018 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Castle - New Video Online

As previously reported, American heavy doom metallers Castle entered the studio in May to record their new album. Now it has been revealed that the new record is called Deal Thy Fate and will drop on October 19th on Ripple Music. Discover "Wait For Dark" for now below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Castle
Posted: 14.08.2018 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Skull Fist - New Album On The Way

Canadian metallers Skull Fist are pleased to announce the official release dates for their upcoming new record, Way Of The Road. It will be released on October 26th in Europe on NoiseArt Records, October 26th in North America on Napalm Records, and October 24th in Asia on Spiritual Beast Records. More album details, official video, and more will be announced in the coming weeks.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Skull Fist
Posted: 14.08.2018 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Pyrexia - Premiere New Video

New York-based death metallers Pyrexia recently unveiled details of their forthcoming new effort Unholy Requiem, which shall see the light on September 14th via Unique Leader Records. Now the band present the official videoclip for the title track, available for streaming down under.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Pyrexia
Posted: 14.08.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Black Tusk - Reveal Another New Track

Black Tusk are pleased to unveil another new track, "Closed Eye", ahead of the release of their new album T.C.B.T. this Friday, August 17th, through Season Of Mist. The band is currently out on headlining North American summer tour, supporting this effort. Check out the new official track streaming down below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Black Tusk
Posted: 14.08.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Stryper - Guitarist Suffers Seizure Onstage

Stryper's guitarist Oz Fox had recently suffered a seizure on stage while performing at Las Vegas on August 11th. This situation made some rumours regarding Fox's condition come to surface, but now the band unleashed a full statement regarding Fox's state through the Frontiers Music Srl's Facebook page. Fox had been Stryper's guitarist ever since the band's inception back in the early 80's, but due to the severity of his health, Stryper will play the remaining Australian tour as a trio, while Fox will get the proper treatment for his condition.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Stryper
Posted: 13.08.2018 by Kais | Comments (1)


Aeternus - New Album In October, Premiere Song

Veteran Norwegian dark metallers Aeternus are ready with Heathen, their long awaited, eighth full-length album. It was recorded at Bergen's Conclave & Earshot studios, produced by Herbrand Larsen (ex-Enslaved), and is set for release by Dark Essence Records on October 12th. The track, "The Sword of Retribution", can be heard below.

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Source: darkessencerecords.no
Band profile: Aeternus
Posted: 13.08.2018 by nikarg | Comments (0)


Insomnium - New Album In Progress

Metal Storm contributor RaduP recently interviewed Omnium Gatherum's main man Markus Vanhala who also plays in melodic death metallers Insomnium and he confirmed that they are working on new songs and a new album is planned to be released next year.

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Source: metalstorm.net
Band profile: Insomnium
Posted: 13.08.2018 by Bad English | Comments (11)


Vaura - New Album Update

It's been a while since progressive metallers Vaura released new material but there's good news now. The follow-up to The Missing (2013) and their third full-length is finally coming and the mixing stage is set to begin this week. Stay tuned for more details about the new album that will drop via Profound Lore Records.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Vaura
Posted: 13.08.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Clouds - Release Video From Upcoming Album

Atmospheric doom masters Clouds are set to release their third full-length album, entitled Dor, on November 14th and they have released a video clip for the title track, directed by the band's vocalist and drummer, Daniel Neagoe and featuring Pantheist mastermind, Kostas Panagiotou, as the main character. Enjoy it below and pre-order the album here.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Clouds
Posted: 13.08.2018 by nikarg | Comments (2)