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Unearth - Set To Record New Album, Sign With Century Media

Massachusetts metalcore representatives Unearth are pleased to announce, that have officially signed a worldwide record deal with Century Media Records. The band will enter soon Graphic Nature Studio with Will Putney (Gojira, Thy Art Is Murder) to begin recording their new album, which will surface late summer/early fall this year. Adam Dutkiewicz (of Killswitch Engage) will be recording drums for the outing. More details to follow.

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Posted: 15.03.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Yob - Announce New Album, To Tour North America With Bell Witch

Yob have set Our Raw Heart as the title to their upcoming eighth studio full-length. Relapse Records have scheduled the release for June 08th, 2018. The group co-produced the album alongside Billy Barnett at Gung Ho Studio in Eugene, OR. Along with word of the album comes the reveal of the Yob's summer North American tour with Bell Witch. See below for all dates.

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Posted: 08.03.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


Clutch - To Tour Europe

Clutch will be out touring Europe towards the end of this year, performing the below run of dates, in support of their upcoming new effort. The band recently wrapped up recording their twelfth album with Vance Powell (Red Fang) behind the boards. A release date and other details for it remains pending.

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Event: Clutch: European Tour 2018
Posted: 27.02.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Heavy MTL Festival 2018 - Announce Line-Up

After taking 2017 off, Heavy Montreal returns this year. The two-day metal and hard rock festival will take place Saturday, July 28th and Sunday, July 29th at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Just to name few acts, being part of 2018' line-up: Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, Emperor, Marilyn Manson, Between The Buried And Me, Nile, Gojira, Sleep, Trivium, etc. The so-far-confirmed list of bands can be found on the official event flyer below.

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Event: Heavy MTL Festival 2018
Posted: 21.02.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (8)


Demonical - Another New Track Streaming

After revealing details and first single couple of weeks ago, Demonical now present "A Void Most Obscure", the opening track from their upcoming fifth studio album Chaos Manifesto. This new record is due for release on March 23rd in Europe and April 27th in North America via Agonia Records. Check out the new track through the YouTube down under.

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Posted: 21.02.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


Origin - European Headlining Tour Confirmed

Americans Origin are pleased to announce a string of headlining tour dates across Europe as part of their 'The Unparalleled World Tour'. Support on road will come from Rings Of Saturn, Hideous Divinity and Graveslave. The list of confirmed dates, scheduled for this March / April, can be found on the official tour flyer down under.

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Event: Origin: The Unparalleled European Tour 2018
Posted: 21.02.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Rotten Sound - To Release EP, Streaming New Track

This spring Finnish extreme metal act Rotten Sound will release a new EP, titled Suffer To Abuse. The seven-track record will hit streets on April 13th (Europe) / May 18th, 2018 (North America) via Season Of Mist. In advance of this forthcoming release, the band has now unveiled a track, titled "Harvester Of Boredom", now available for streaming down below.

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Posted: 21.02.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Dying Fetus - To Tour North America With Thy Art Is Murder

Dying Fetus and Thy Art Is Murder will team up this spring for a North American co-headlining tour along with Enterprise Earth, Rivers Of Nihil, and Sanction as support groups. The complete list of confirmed dates, booked for March / April, can be found down under.

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Event: Dying Fetus & Thy Art Is Murder: Co-Headlining North America Tour 2018
Posted: 06.02.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Anaal Nathrakh - Working On New Album

British extreme metal duo Anaal Nathrakh announced that they're currently hard at work preparing their tenth full-length album and follow-up to 2016' The Whole Of The Law. The band will enter the studio later this month to begin tracking, presumably with band instrumentalist and co-founder Mick Kenney once again producing (he has produced each of their albums to date). More informations and details to follow.

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Posted: 05.02.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (5)


Misery Index - Premiere New Track

Misery Index premiere a new lyric video for their brand new single, "I Disavow". The single is to be released on a 7-inch record via Vitriol Records, with a B-side cover of "Wasting Away" from Nailbomb's 1994 Point Blank album, on February 9th. The vinyl and video features artwork from Gary Ronaldson (Napalm Death, Kreator) of Bite Radius Designs.

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Posted: 02.02.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


Ingested - To Tour North America

UK extreme metallers Ingested announce an upcoming North American headlining tour with Bodysnatcher and Signs Of The Swarm as support bands. Ingested will be touring in support of their new album The Level Above Human, out April 27th on Unique Leader Records.

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Posted: 31.01.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Primus - Announce Extensive US Tour With Mastodon

Primus and Mastodon have announced an extensive spring / summer tour across the States'. Support on the road will come from JJUUJJUU​ and All Them Witches on respective, select dates. The complete schedule of tour dates can be found below the official tour flyer.

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Posted: 31.01.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


Deafheaven - Recording New Album

San Francisco-based metal outfit Deafheaven has begun recording their fourth full-length album and follow-up to 2015's New Bermuda. Tracking commenced on January 29th at 25th Street Recording in Oakland, CA with producer and engineer Jack Shirley, who has worked on every Deafheaven album to date. A summer release via Epitaph Records sister label ANTI-Records is expected.

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Posted: 31.01.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (4)


Aborted - Devastation On The Nation Tour Confirmed

Belgian extreme metallers Aborted are very excited to announce to headline the fourth annual 'Devastation On The Nation Tour'. The tour is scheduled to go through in May/June, with support in Psycroptic, Ingested, Disentomb, Arkaik, Venom Prison, Vale Of Pnath (05/25 - 06/08), and Signs Of The Swarm (06/08 - 06/23). The list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.

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Event: Aborted: Devastation On The Nation Tour 2018
Posted: 18.01.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


Mournful Congregation - Announce New Album, Streaming New Track

More than 6 years have passed since the release of The Book Of Kings, the regal 4th full-length album from Australia's funeral doomsters Mournful Congregation. Now, the band announce the official release of their upcoming new record, to be entitled The Incubus Of Karma. The album will see the light on March 23rd via Osmose Productions in Europe, 20 Buck Spin in US, Weird Truth Productions in Asia and in Australia through The Cave Distro. And that's not all. The band also premiere a brand new track, "Scripture Of Exaltation And Punishment", now available for listening at this location or through the YouTube down below.

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Posted: 17.01.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (1)