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Demons & Wizards - First Ever North American Tour Confirmed

After the recent signing with Century Media Records, legendary duo in Demons & Wizards officially announce first ever North American tour. Dubbed 'A Magical Encounter With Demons & Wizards', the band will hit the road starting August 17th in Los Angeles, CA and will be wrapping with their sold out show on September 7th in Atlanta, GA (ProgPower USA). Supporting them on this headlining trek will be special guests Lizzy Borden and Týr.

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Event: Demons & Wizards: North American Tour 2019
Posted: 10.04.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (2)


Abbath - Release New Video

Norwegian black metal titans Abbath are now releasing the first brand new track, taken from their upcoming full length, entitled Outstrider, due out on July 5th via Season Of Mist. The first offering, "Harvest Pyre", is now streaming in the form of a music video and you can check it out below.

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Posted: 10.04.2019 by nikarg | Comments (9)


Year Of The Cobra - Recording New Album, Announce Tour Dates

Year Of The Cobra confirmed that they are working on their sophomore album, the follow-up to 2016' ...In The Shadows Below debut record. Currently they are wrapping up the recording process. Additional information and details will be unveiled soon. The band is also stoked to announce official dates for North American tour in May/June, performing as a special guests to Lord Dying.

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Event: Lord Dying: North American Tour 2019
Posted: 10.04.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Methadone Skies - Premiere 'Contra' Video Clip

"Contra", official music video from Romanian psychedelic/stoner metal outfit Methadone Skies, has been launched and is now available for streaming. The track is taken from the band's forthcoming new effort, Different Layers Of Fear, set for May 10th release via Haywire Records. It was recorded at Consonance Studio in Timisoara in October/November 2018 by Edmond Karban, Cristian Popescu & Andrei Jumuga, then mixed and mastered by James Plotkin in December 2018/January 2019.

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Gatecreeper - Enter Studio To Record New Album

Arizona based death metal legionaries Gatecreeper have begun recording their second full-length album and follow-up to 2016's debut, Sonoran Depravation. The yet-to-be-titled album is being recorded at Homewrecker Studios in Tucson, AZ and will be mixed by Kurt Ballou at Godcity. The album is expected to be released late 2019. Stay tuned for more info.

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Posted: 10.04.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Born Of Osiris - Announce Australian Tour With Chelsea Grin

American deathcore units Born Of Osiris and Chelsea Grin will be heading out together on Australian co-headlining tour, scheduled for this coming June. Diamond Construct will join them as the opening act on the road.

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Event: Born Of Osiris & Chelsea Grin: Australian Tour 2019
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Beheaded - Release New Single

Beheaded, Malta's premiere death metal outfit, unveil the first single from their upcoming studio album, Only Death Can Save You, due out June 14th worldwide via Agonia Records. Listen to "A Greater Terror" down under. Only Death Can Save You was recorded and mixed at Mk2 Recording Studio, run by the band's drummer, Davide Billa. The album was mastered at Hertz Studio in Poland.

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Bloody Hammers - New Album On The Way, Reveal Details

US duo Bloody Hammers will deliver their fifth studio album, entitled The Summoning, on June 26th 2019 via Napalm Records. Duo has prepared a wonderfully creepy horror musical experience that pays homage to classic flicks such as "Let Sleeping Corpses Lie" (1974) and "Now The Screaming Starts" (1973). Bloody Hammers' idea of a soundtrack for your favorite video nasties holds some surprises on their upcoming record.

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Kadavar (GER) - Re-Sign With Nuclear Blast, Working On New Album

Berlin, Germany-based stoner rock overlords Kadavar have re-signed with their long-time label Nuclear Blast Records, after a highly successful 7 year run, encompassing three studio albums. The band is currently working hard on the successor to 2017's Rough Times at their own recording studio in Berlin Neukölln.

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Nucleus - New Album In June, Title Track Streaming

The title track from the upcoming second album by sci-fi death metal band Nucleus is now streaming below. Entity's cover art is the work of Adam Burke and the album is due out on June 14th via Unspeakable Axe Records on CD and tape, with a vinyl edition in cooperation with Me Saco Un Ojo Records. Pre-orders for all versions and merch coming later this week.

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Posted: 09.04.2019 by nikarg | Comments (1)


ZZ Top - To Embark On 50th-Anniversary US Tour

Not many artists in music industry achieved an extraordinary 50 years of existance. Blues rock legends ZZ Top are one of them. And not only that. Since the formation back in 1969, ZZ Top still maintains the original line-up. With that being said, the band will be celebrating their 50th year with a massive tour across the United States this summer/autumn. All confirmed dates can be found down below.

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Posted: 09.04.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Body Count - Begin Recording Upcoming Album

Body Count, California-based metal band fronted by hip-hop legend, actor and director Ice-T, has entered the studio to begin recording their forthcoming new album, entitled Carnivore. A late 2019 release via Century Media Records is expected. Stay tuned for more details.

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Cave In - To Release New Studio Album In June

Cave In have announced plans to release a new album late this spring. Featuring the final recordings of late bassist Caleb Scofield, the album is titled Final Transmission and will hit streets on June 7th via Hydra Head Records. Final Transmission was mixed by Andrew Schneider, mastered by James Plotkin, and features artwork/design by Aaron Turner. A new track, titled "All Illusion", can be also streamed below. Notably, the song is Caleb Scofield's sole lyrical contribution to the release.

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Rotting Christ - Share 'Hallowed Be Thy Name' Music Video

Greek metal masters Rotting Christ have recently put out a new music video for the track "Hallowed Be Thy Name". The video clip was made and directed by Andy Pilkington, while the track comes off the group's latest new record, The Heretics, out in stores from February 15th, 2019.

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Nebula - New Album Detailed, Premiere First Single

US heavy psychedelic masters Nebula are coming back after 10 years with a brand new album. Entitled Holy Shit, it will see the light on 7th June via Heavy Psych Sounds. In addition to the new details, Nebula premiere a brand new track, "Withing Hour", now available for streaming through the SoundCloud widget.

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Posted: 08.04.2019 by Abattoir | Comments (0)