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Feastem - Graveyard Earth

Scandinavian grindcore bands seem particularly fond of creating graveyard-themed albums and I'm absolutely on board underground with it.

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Eisregen - Release New Song

Eisregen proudly present the band's new single "Deutsches Bierlied", accompanied by official video. The song is featured on the bonus disc of their upcoming album Leblos as well as on the limited edition Die Räudigen Rennsteigrebellen 7". The clip was created by Ingo Spörl.

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Posted: 03.06.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Cirith Ungol - Forever Black

Cirith Ungol's last album came out in 1991 and shortly after that the main cogs of this heavy/doom machine gave up making music altogether. You can read about how the sleeping giant was awakened here. For Forever Black's cover art the band once again collaborated with longtime friend and fantasy artist Michael Whelan, and it is one that directly hints at the music; that is, ballsy heavy metal saturated with ominous doom.

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Posted: 03.06.2020 by nikarg | Comments (4)

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Kamelot - To Release New Live Album, DVD/BluRay

On August 14th, Kamelot are going to release a brand new live album, DVD/BluRay, entitled I Am The Empire - Live From The 013. As the title indicates, this effort was recorded at the legendary 013 venue in Tilburg (The Netherlands). It consists of twenty-one songs with more than 100 minutes of live music and multiple exclusive extras, including backstage interviews of all guests, band members and fans. Additionally, Kamelot share the live video of their performance of "Sacrimony (Angel Of Afterlife)", featuring Alissa White-Gluz (Arch Enemy) and Elize Ryd (Amaranthe).

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Posted: 03.06.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (2)

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Mordhell - 'Graveyard Fuck' Record Streaming In Full

Returning after a 10-year long hiatus, Polish black metal unit Mordhell premiere their entire upcoming full-length, Graveyard Fuck, ahead of its official release on June 6th through Pagan Records.

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Posted: 03.06.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Pale Divine - Post Lyric Video For The New Song

Pennsylvania based doomers Pale Divine stream lyric video for the new song "Saints Of Fire", which appears on the group's forthcoming studio album Consequence Of Time, due on June 26th via Cruz Del Sur Music.

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Posted: 03.06.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Enslaved - Announce Cinematic Summer Tour

Enslaved are excited to announce a 'Cinematic Summer Tour 2020'. After a very successful streaming event on April 1st from Verftet Online Music, the Norwegian metal heroes decided to take it one step further to enlighten our concertless summer with a series of online events that are much more than just simple online stream concerts: A cinematic tour experience! For this forward-thinking concept, Enslaved join forces with three festivals to present their fans three different shows.

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Posted: 03.06.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (3)

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Earth Rot - Premiere New Video

Australian blackened death metal outfit Earth Rot are now premiering a brand new live video for the track "Unraveling Vapour Of Sanity", taken from the band's latest offering Black Tides Of Obscurity.

Earth Rot comments: "While we can't tour or even meet up to create a video, our good friend NJV Media has pieced this video together for "Unravelling Vapour Of Sanity" from our Melbourne show of the 'Dread Rebirth tour' in March. While we spend our isolation starving off madness, this track seems the appropriate choice."

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Posted: 03.06.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Nug - Ink Contract With Willowtip Records, Debut Record On The Way

Coming from Ukraine, post-metal / progressive metal band Nug inked a record deal with Willowtip Records for the release of their debut album, titled Alter Ego. Additional details and first single to be revealed in coming days.

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Posted: 03.06.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Zebadiah Crowe - Launch Song & Video From New Record

UK black metal duo Zebadiah Crowe premiere a new video clip for the song "Godblind And Destitute", which is part of their newest full length effort Host Rider. The latter was digitally released two days ago, while the CD/Cassete versions are coming out June 15th.

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Posted: 03.06.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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The Ruins Of Beverast - Streaming Split EP With Almyrkvi

The Ruins Of Beverast recently put out a split EP with Iceland based one-man band Almyrkvi. You can listen to the entire music output, featuring two tracks from each performer, via Bandcamp widget down under.

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Posted: 03.06.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Witches

Formed in Dec. 1986, WITCHES is the first band in France with female guttural voice!

In the crazy era of handwritten letters sent across the world, tape trading, chronicles on photocopied fanzines from all over the world, collective hysteria concerts, WITCHES recorded its first two demos ("Silly Symphony" - 1988, "Agressive Soap" - 1989) on four tracks tape recorder in their rehearsal room in Antibes. They were duplicated to several hundred copies on speed tape recorder. and distributed all over the world !

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Posted: 03.06.2020 by Bad English

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Poema Arcanus - More Album Details Unveiled, First Song Streaming

Experienced doom metal masters Poema Arcanus share more details regarding their forthcoming studio album, Stardust Solitude. The 8-track effort is scheduled to be out on August 28, 2020 via Transcending Obscurity Records and can be pre-ordered by heading over here. "Orphans" track is the first taste of Stardust Solitude. Give it a spin now.

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Posted: 02.06.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (3)

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Stillbirth - Drop New Single

Following the recent Revive The Throne album announcement, German metallers Stillbirth now present the first single "Panem Et Circenses", accompanied by the official video clip.

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Posted: 02.06.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Instigate - Sign With Everlasting Spew Records, New EP Arrives This Friday

Recently formed Italian death metal smashers Instigate, featuring members of Bloodtruth, Demiurgon and Mr. Kevin Talley on drums, have signed with Everlasting Spew Records. The latter will put out their debut EP Echoes Of A Dying World, this Friday (digitally). Produced, mixed and mastered by Stefano Morabito at 16th Cellar Studio in Rome. Listen to the one of the tracks, "Atonement", via Bandcamo widget.

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Posted: 02.06.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Megascavenger - Sign To Xtreem Music, Announce New Album

One of the countless projects of the Swedish Roger "Rogga" Johansson, called Megascavenger, has just signed an agreement with Spanish label Xtreem Music for the release of their fifth album, with the sharing title Songs In The Key Of Madness. It will be released on August 6th, 2020 on CD format. Megascavenger also give you a first advance single, "Five Severed Fingers", streaming on YouTube down under.

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Posted: 02.06.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (2)