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Threat Signal - Announce New Album, Premiere New Song

Canada's melodic thrash metal powerhouse, Threat Signal, premiere the first single from their long-awaited fourth studio album, Disconnect, set to be released on November 10th worldwide via Agonia Records. The band's first new song in six years, "Exit The Matrix", is available in the form of a lyric video through the YouTube player down under. Check it out now!

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Posted: 15.09.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Decapitated - Arrested For Suspected Kidnapping (Update)

UPDATE: Decapitated were arrested in California, early Saturday on suspicion of kidnapping a woman after their concert in Spokane on August 31st. However, they are now also facing charges of gang-rape. The woman said she was gang-raped by all four members of the Polish death metal band in the bathroom of their tour bus after their concert in Spokane, according to court documents released Monday.

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Posted: 12.09.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (24)


Nachtmystium - Sign With Prophecy Productions

American black metal band Nachtmystium has signed with Prophecy Productions. The group has also completed work on a new EP, titled Resilient, which was recorded at Belle City Sound in Racine, Wisconsin with engineer Chris Djuricic. Additional recording sessions also occurred in Norway, Germany and the band's home base of California before tracking from all contributing members was complete. Resilient is slated for an early 2018 release date via Prophecy.

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Posted: 12.09.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (5)


Omnium Gatherum - To Tour Europe With Skálmöld

Finns Omnium Gatherum are pleased to announce a co-headlining European tour - dubbed The Arctic Cicle Alliance tour - together with Iceland's Skálmöld and their fellow countrymen Stam1na as an opening act. The complete list of dates can be found below the official tour flyer.

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Event: Omnium Gatherum: The Arctic Cicle Alliance European Tour 2017
Posted: 09.09.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


Rivers Of Nihil - Working On New Album

Rivers Of Nihil have entered the studio to begin recording a third studio album at Atrium Audio (where the band also recorded 2015's Monarchy) with Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland. Due out early 2018 via Metal Blade Records, this record will continue the seasonal concept that began with spring on Rivers of Nihil's debut, The Conscious Seed of Light, and was followed-up with the oppressive summer heat on Monarchy.

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Posted: 09.09.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


Wolves In The Throne Room - Confirm European Tour

Less than two weeks separate us from the release of a new Wolves In The Throne Room album, Thrice Woven (out on September 22nd via Artemisia Records). To promote and support the new music around the world, tha band already confirmed US dates, and now present a one-month long European tour, scheduled for this November & December.

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Event: Wolves In The Throne Room: Thrice Woven European Tour 2017
Posted: 09.09.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


All Pigs Must Die - Release New Track, New Album Detailed

After the recent announcement of their upcoming new record, US hardcore/grindcore band All Pigs Must Die, now release a brand new track "A Caustic Vision". It's the first taste of Hostage Animal, their upcoming third album due out October 27 via Southern Lord Records. The new streaming track and more album details (tracklist, cover artwork) can be found below.

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Posted: 08.09.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (2)


Sorcerer - Announce New Album, Premiere New Single

Swedish epic heavy doom metal band Sorcerer will release their new album, The Crowning Of The Fire King, on October 20th via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of this upcoming record, a video for the first single, "Sirens", can now be viewed down under. The videoclip was directed by Daniel Nyqvist.

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Posted: 08.09.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Origin - Stream New Video

"Infinitesimal To The Infinite", the new official music video from tech death representatives Origin, is now available for streaming through the YouTube down under. It was directed by Jeffrey Sisson. Track for this video comes off the band's latest product, Unparalleled Universe, released on June 30th via Nuclear Blast (North America) and Agonia Records (Rest of the World).

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Band profile: Origin
Posted: 07.09.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


The Obsessed - US Headlining Tour Confirmed

US doom metal veterans The Obsessed recently confirmed that they will be touring across the United States this September / October. The band will be touring in support of their latest release, Sacred, released in April through Relapse Records. Supporting them on the road will be Cobalt (08.-09.10. and 12.10.-27.10.) and Iron Tounge (30.09. - 03.10.).

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Posted: 07.09.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Mayhem - North American Tour Dates Confirmed

Norwegian masters of black metal Mayhem do not rest, not even for a bit. Another headlining tour announcement is here! The band will bring its 'De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas' tour back to the North America this fall for a second part. Support on the road will come from legendary US death metal outfit Immolation and Black Anvil. All dates can be found down under.

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Event: Mayhem: De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas North America 2017 - Part 2
Posted: 10.08.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (3)


Leng Tch'e - Premiere New Video

Grindcore beast Leng Tch'e is about to release their upcoming new record, Razorgrind, on August 25th through Season Of Mist. To taste another piece of this release, the band present a brand new official music video for the track "Stentor of Doom". The video clip was shot and directed by Jens from Panda Productions at the world renowned AED Studios in Lint, Belgium.

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Band profile: Leng Tch'e
Posted: 05.08.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Decapitated - Confirm European Tour

After the official release of their new album Anticult (out in stores from July 7th), Polish metallers Decapitated now confirmed 'Anticult European Tour', to be executed in October / November this year. This tour will follow their North American co-headlining run with Thy Art Is Murder in August / September. Supporting Decapitated in Europe will be King Parrot, Thy Disease and Venom Prison (UK dates only).

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Posted: 05.08.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (2)


Spawn Of Possession - Call It Quits

After two decades of existance and three full length releases, Swedish death metal group Spawn Of Possession has officially called it quits. The main reason, which led the band to this decision, is the lack of time and motivation to make new music, a new studio album. Their last studio album was Incurso, released back in 2012 via Relapse Records.

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Posted: 05.08.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (3)


Immolation - To Tour Europe In September

New York-based death metal veterans Immolation have recently confirmed a string of tour dates across Europe, scheduled for this coming September. The band will be touring in support of their latest full-length, Atonement, released back in February. Support on the road will come from Melechesh and Azarath. The list of dates, with couple more to be confirmed, can be found below.

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Band profile: Immolation
Event: Immolation: Atonement European Tour 2017
Posted: 02.08.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (1)