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Fozzy - Announce US Headlining Tour Dates

Atlanta (Georgia) based heavy metallers Fozzy unveil rescheduled dates for their headlining US tour (July 10th - September 5th), which was initially scheduled for the spring time. Joining them on the road are: Through Fire, Royal Bliss, Black Satellite (select dates) and Zero Theorem (select dates).

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Posted: 26.03.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Tygers Of Pan Tang - Present New Music Video

Heavy metal veterans Tygers Of Pan Tang have unleashed a new official video for the song "Art Of Noise". The latter is taken from their latest album, Ritual, released in November, 2019. Video clip was created by Andy Pilkington.

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Posted: 26.03.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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Taake - Releasing Split EP With Deathcult (NOR) In June

Norwegian black metal groups Taake and Deathcult (NOR) will be releasing new material in June, in the form of a split EP. Entitled Jaertegn, it will be available on 10" vinyl format, audio cassettes and digitally. This effort will be released by Norwegian label Edged Circle Productions on June 12th, 2020.

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Posted: 26.03.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (0)

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BPMD - Newly Formed Supergroup Sign With Napalm Records

BPMD - the newly formed heavy metal group, featuring Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth (Overkill) on vocals, drummer Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs, Sons Of Apollo, ex-Dream Theater), bassist Mark Menghi (Metal Allegiance) and guitarist Phil Demmel (Vio-lence, ex-Machine Head) - are pleased to announce that they have signed a worldwide contract with Napalm Records. BPMD will officially announce the release of music, arriving in the form of their first full-length album, very soon. Stay tuned for more details and music, coming soon.

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Posted: 25.03.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (2)

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Aeonian Sorrow - New Video Clip Streaming

Doom metal bringers Aeonian Sorrow premiere a new music video for "The Endless Fall Of Grief". The song is taken from their recently released EP, A Life Without. Directed and produced by Framenoir.

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Posted: 25.03.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Gatecreeper - Touring Europe This Summer

US death metal shredders Gatecreeper have announced a massive touring plan over Europe this coming summer. This run will feature several club shows as well as many festival performances. It will begin at Copenhell festival (Denmark) on June 20th and will conclude with two gigs in Russia on 23 & 24 of August.

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Posted: 25.03.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Cirith Ungol - Premiere New Single 'Before Tomorrow'

On April 24th, Cirith Ungol will release their new album Forever Black, first one in 29 years. Following their first single "Legions Arise" (released last month), the band now present the second one, called "Before Tomorrow".

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Posted: 25.03.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (2)

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King Crimson - Drummer And Keyboardist Bill Rieflin Passed Away

After a long battle with cancer, drummer and keyboard player Bill Rieflin passed away yesterday at the age of 59. For the last seven years he was part of legendary prog rockers King Crimson. From 1986 until 1994 Bill was part of industrial metal band Ministry and also performed in couple of other groups, including Revolting Cocks, R.E.M., Land, Pigface, and so on.

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Posted: 25.03.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (1)

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Drown - Subaqueous

Slowly drown in some funeral doom from the guy behind Tchornobog. Now that's what I call immersive.

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Posted: 25.03.2020 by RaduP | Comments (5)

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The Ruins Of Beverast - Reveal New Track From Split EP

This Friday, German one-man band The Ruins Of Beverast and Ireland's Mourning Beloveth are going to release a split EP, titled Don't Walk On The Mass Graves through Ván Records (available on 10" vinyl, CD and digital). Below you can listen to The Ruins Of Beverast's 10-minute long track, called "Silhouettes Of Death's Grace".

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Posted: 25.03.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (2)

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Fairyland - Sign To Massacre Records, New Album In May

French symphonic power metal outfit Fairyland have signed with Massacre Records, and will release its new album Osyrhianta in late May, 2020. The new concept album serves as a prequel to the band's existing trilogy, and will explore the origins of the fantasy realm Osyrhia.

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Posted: 25.03.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (4)

Articles
MS Awards 2019 - Staff Picks!!

Need something to give you hope in these bleak, bleak times? This official, objective list of the best albums of 2019 might be what you need to keep you going.

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Posted: 25.03.2020 by ScreamingSteelUS | Comments (7)

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Old Man Gloom - Seminar IX: Darkness Of Being

It feels weird listening to and writing about Seminar IX when Seminar VIII isn't available to listen to, particularly since the existence of Seminar IX wasn't public knowledge until today. However, confusing album releases aren't anything new to Old Man Gloom.

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Posted: 24.03.2020 by musclassia | Comments (1)

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Enslaved - To Release 'Utgard' In Fall, Details Unveiled

Norwegian powerhouse Enslaved present details for their new album, entitled Utgard. Initially scheduled for May release, the band and their label (Nuclear Blast) decided to postpone the official release of the album to the fall (exact date to be confirmed). Full statement from the band and other info (cover artwork and track listing) can be found down under.

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Posted: 24.03.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (8)

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Redwood Hill - Ender

Redwood Hill's longest album yet is also their least varied, and walks the thin line between "focused" and "repetitive".

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Posted: 24.03.2020 by musclassia | Comments (2)

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Sacred Reich - Drop New Video

Long-running thrashers Sacred Reich have revealed a Fiaz Farrelly-directed music video "Salvation". The song appears on the band's latest full-length Awakening, released in August 2019.

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Posted: 24.03.2020 by Abattoir | Comments (1)