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Coronatus - Premiere New Single

German gothic metal band Coronatus will be soon releasing a new record, Secrets Of Nature. The new album will see the light on December 8th via Massacre Records. To feel the beat of this upcoming new release, the band presents a brand new single, "Mountain Sky", now available for streaming through the YouTube video down below or go directly to this link.

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Posted: 21.11.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Sepultura - To Tour Australia With Death Angel

Brazilian metallers Sepultura have announced a string of headline shows in New Zealand and Australia, where they will be joined by special guests, Death Angel. Sepultura are currently promoting their fourteenth studio album, Machine Messiah, which was released in January of this year through Nuclear Blast Records. The list of confirmed dates, scheduled for May, 2018, can be found below.

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Event: Sepultura: Australian & New Zealand Tour 2018
Posted: 21.11.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


The Maryland Doom Fest 2018 - Line-Up Announced

The line-up for next year's Maryland Doom Fest has been revealed. The annual festival, now in its fourth year, takes place at Cafe 611 in Frederick, MD on June 22nd - 24th, 2018. Performing acts, among others, will be: The Obsessed, Windhand, Weedeater, Castle, and so on. Ticket sales officially start on January 1st, 2018, but early bird discounted tickets will be available from December 24th through December 31st, 2017 only. You will be able to purchase tickets at this location.

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Event: The Maryland Doom Fest 2018
Posted: 02.11.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Pig Destroyer - Enter Studio To Record New Album

Northern Virginia grindcore masters Pig Destroyer have entered the studio to begin recording their 6th studio album and follow-up to 2012's Book Burner. The yet-to-be-named full-length is being recorded at the band's own Visceral Sound Studios in Bethesda, MD and recorded/produced by guitarist Scott Hull. The album is expected to be released Summer 2018 via Relapse Records.

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Source: label.relapse.com
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Posted: 18.10.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (9)


Exhumed - Announce US Headlining Tour

California-based extreme metal band Exhumed confirmed a headlining fall tour across the States, featuring direct support from US tech death metallers Arkaik. Exhumed will be touring in support of their new upcoming effort, Death Revenge, due out in stores on October 13th via Relapse Records. The full schedule of confirmed dates can be found below.

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Event: Exhumed: US Headlining Tour 2017
Posted: 11.10.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Fleshgod Apocalypse - Vocalist Quits The Band

Italian symphonic death metal act Fleshgod Apocalypse announces the departure of vocalist/guitarist Tommaso Riccardi from its ranks. The group issues the below full statement on the matter.

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Posted: 11.10.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (6)


Hamferð - Sign With Metal Blade Records

Metal Blade Records is proud to announce the signing of doomsters Hamferð from the Faroe Islands. The band will release their new album in early 2018. Stay tuned for more news coming soon.

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Source: metalblade.com
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Posted: 03.10.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


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 (27)


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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Source: omniumgatherum.org
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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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Source: metalblade.com
Band profile: Sorcerer
Posted: 08.09.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (0)