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Orange Goblin - Premiere Title Track Of Upcoming Album

Orange Goblin debut the title track to their upcoming new release called "The Wolf Bites Back", streaming now through the group's official website (front page). A June 15th is the official release date of The Wolf Bites Back record via Universal/Candlelight Records/Spinefarm.

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Source: orangegoblinofficial.com
Band profile: Orange Goblin
Posted: 02.06.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


MTV Headbangers Ball Tour 2018 - Dates, Bands Confirmed

Sodom, Death Angel and Suicidal Angels will join forces for the 2018 installment of the "MTV Headbangers Ball" European tour. However, that's not all. The headliner of this tour is yet to be announced. So, be prepared. Till then, check out the list of confirmed tour dates down under.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Event: European MTV Headbangers Ball Tour 2018
Posted: 02.06.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (3)


Exmortus - North American Tour Confirmed

Exmortus are stoked to announce their first headlining tour across North America in support of their upcoming new record, The Sound Of Steel, to be released on June 8th, 2018. A one-month-long tour will go through this June / July. Supporting them through this tour will be The Absence, Hatchet and Novareign, as well as special opening acts, Immortal Guardian, Black Fast and Micawber on select dates.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Exmortus
Event: Exmortus: The Summer Of Steel North American Tour 2018
Posted: 01.06.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Halcyon Way - New Album On The Way, Details Unveiled

American metallers from Atlanta, and Agonia Records recent signees, Halcyon Way, announce details of their fourth studio album, successor to 2014' Conquer. The new record is titled Bloody But Unbowed and is set to be released on the 3rd of August, 2018 worldwide. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered by Mark Lewis (Whitechapel, Trivium, Threat Signal) and is replete with artwork from Travis Smith (Opeth, Overkill, Iced Earth). The album boasts a very special appearance of "The Nailhead Choir", with many guest names to be revealed soon.

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Band profile: Halcyon Way
Posted: 01.06.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Marduk - To Tour Japan In November

In couple of weeks, Marduk will be releasing a brand new album (details), entitled Viktoria. In support of this release, the band already confirmed a several tour dates across the globe. The latest announcement is the confirmation of Japan tour, scheduled for this November. Main support on the road will come from French black metallers Merrimack and Americans Abigail Williams. Official tour flyer with dates can be found below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Marduk
Posted: 01.06.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (1)


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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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Unearth
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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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Yob
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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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Clutch
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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Source: heavymontreal.com
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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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Demonical
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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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Origin
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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Source: facebook.com
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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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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Dying Fetus
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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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Misery Index
Posted: 02.02.2018 by Abattoir | Comments (1)