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Gorguts kick off European Tour

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 12:09 PM (PST)

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Almost all death metal fans agree that Gorguts are perhaps the most universally beloved act when it comes to heroic compositions, generally more intellectual topics and technical austerity. The band have kicked off their early 2016 Euro tour (this line-up is STACKED!) and the dates are below.

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WRVTH to kick off North American tour

Posted by longhairedpoet on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 3:33 PM (PST)

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California tech-death brutes WRVTH are preparing to take over North America.

Starting in Riverside, California on April 8 and playing through twenty-five dates the tour will wrap up on May 4 in Cupertino, California.

Check out WRVTH’s full tour schedule here.

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Entheos release “The Infinite Nothing” lyric video

Posted by longhairedpoet on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 5:41 PM (PST)

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Extreme metallers Entheos have released the lyric video for their song “The Infinite Nothing”.

The Infinite Nothing comes out April 1 via Artery Recordings.

Check out “The Infinite Nothing” and Entheos tour dates here.

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Ahtme to release ‘The Demonization’ on March 25

Posted by longhairedpoet on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 4:18 PM (PST)

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Kansas City tech-death metallers Ahtme (formerly The Roman Holiday) prepare to release their newest album The Demonization on March 25 via Unique Leader Records.

In preparation for the release of that album the band is releasing a play-through of their song “Defeat Zeke”.

Check out the “Defeat Zeke” play-through and “The Sentinel’s Order” here.

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The Zenith Passage release ‘Deus Deceptor’ lyric video

Posted by longhairedpoet on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 3:51 PM (PST)

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Los Angeles death metallers The Zenith Passage have released a lyric video for their song “Deus Deceptor”.

Solipsist will be released on April 15 via Unique Leader Records.

Check out the lyric videos for “Deus Deceptor” and “Holographic Principle II: Convergence” here.

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Hate Eternal announce tour dates with Black Fast and more

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 10:22 AM (PST)

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Hate Eternal are arguably the most technically proficient yet still sufficiently brutal (without straying into prog town) band in the world. Catch them this May in support of skull crusher Infernus across the United States and Canada!

Dates below.

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Album Review: Auroch – “From Forgotten Worlds”

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 1:18 PM (PST)

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Vancouver’s Auroch have a winner in 20 Buck Spin first time on vinyl release From Forgotten Worlds. Death metal as Hell itself, the very conception of this record seems like it must’ve existed in a Platonically ideal metal mode. Dark and legit like a modern take at the early recording quality of Carcass thrown into a blender of the shatteringly insistent type of drum persistence that made Kataklysm and Cryptopsy fellow Canadian sensations, this album is dirty and possessed. It is awesome more people will get to discover this batch of songs thanks to the vinyl release.

“From Forgotten Worlds”, the incinerating title track, is a rewarding barrage of kick drum attack, shredded old school growls and carpal tunnel inducing fretwork that is as techy as the mostly more old school leaning band gets. The riff 3:50 into “Slaves To A Flame Undying” packs enough metal to fill the average person’s lifetime quota before an even heavier slow bridge drops us into the blissful depths further.
But the most powerful song of all might be the very no fucks given and 3:15 no joking around, to the point blitzkrieg of “Tundra Moon”, a near masterpiece of raw attack that is as brittle as a blizzard scoring your face (complete with a very Morbid Angel friendly raging guitar solo). “Fleshless Ascension (Paths Of Dawn)” even has a few dissonant riffs that could fit on the slower sections of an early Goatwhore record.

This eight song monster (order HERE) is as satisfying of a death metal on vinyl deal yet to hit the market this year. There is an unstoppable energy coursing through this release to more than hold you over until the new Gorguts. Bad ass stuff.

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Incantation back with Relapse, Bandcamp streaming past releases

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 9:51 AM (PST)

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Relapse Records is extremely proud to announce the re-signing of legendary death metal pioneers INCANTATION! The band, who originally signed to the label in the early 1990s and released some of the most influential extreme metal albums of all time, including Onward to Golgotha (1992), Mortal Throne of Nazarene (1994), Diabolical Conquest (1998), and The Infernal Storm (2000), has come full circle to reunite with Relapse for its forthcoming 10th studio album. INCANTATION, an institution for over 25 years, remains hands-down one of the most important, influential and consistently regarded artists in metal, and the band’s new material is sure to be no exception.INCANTATION’s entire back catalog is now available for streaming via the band’s Bandcamp page AT THIS LOCATION.

The band is currently recording its upcoming full-length at their own Incantation Studios in Johnstown, PA. The album will be mixed and mastered by Dan Swano (Bloodbath, Asphyx, Dark Funeral) and is expected to be completed in February with a release date slated for this summer. Upon completing the album, INCANTATION will head to Europe to tour with Morgoth, Darkrise and Omophagia. The band has also been confirmed for this year’s Obscene Extreme Festival in the Czech Republic and will announce dates and festival appearances shortly.

INCANTATION members John McEntee and Kyle Severn commented on the re-signing:”2016 is off to a great start for Incantation Death Metal!!! We are extremely excited to announce that we are returning to the Relapse Family. They were there a quarter century ago when Incantation and Relapse were both starting their careers, so to be able to come full circle and release our 10th studio album with them is truly amazing and we are looking forward to the release and touring this record later this year!!!!” -Kyle Severn

Yes it is true we have returned to Relapse Records. Over the last 8 years we have been working with them on various projects with great results. It’s awesome to start a new chapter of the band going back to our roots and working with the label that believed in us back in 1990 when we were still a demo band. It’s great to work with a label that still believes in us in 2016 and still believes in the perseverance of real death metal.” – John McEntee

Additionally. Relapse Records founder / president Matt Jacobson added:

Incantation are one of the true pioneers of American death metal and their unwavering dedication, consistency and longevity is unmatched. We are proud to welcome them back to their original home.”  – Matt Jacobson

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Facedown Fest information and the return of Impending Doom live

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 3:38 PM (PST)

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Oh ye of little faith…of COURSE Facedown Fest will be awesome this year. From Rival Choir’s anticipated slot to My Epic’s sure to be melodic and imaginative set to the return of Impending Doom, there is a lot to be thankful for for fans.

We are super excited to announce that the 2016 Facedown Fest will showcase Impending Doom‘s first live show in 3 years! We also have the exclusive West Coast Seventh Star reunion show as well as For All Eternity‘s first US show!

 

Join us May 14 at the Glasshouse in Pomona, CA. Tickets are available now at facedownfest.com.

Dates and line up below.

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Coffins/Ilsa Split EP limited vinyl pre-order via Relapse

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 3:13 AM (PST)

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Feb. 28th sees the release of the Coffins (Japan) and Ilsa (USA) split , sure to crush skulls. Relapse has the Pre-Order set up HERE.

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Song Of The Week: “Gravity” by Fleshgod Apocalypse

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 8:40 PM (PST)

12240114_10153629172856878_5461132264488191250_nFLESHGOD APOCALYPSE are one of the more cunningly revolutionary bands in heavy metal, fiercely symphonic and yet darker than most. The new track from the band was enough to make me pause a Firefly marathon for a swan dive into one of the coolest lyric videos I’ve seen in awhile. Veins full of gold dust, ancient books, greed and just all around awesome lyrics like “in delerium I obtain my obscure desires” make this a very absorbing adventure.

Another very worthy addition to the band’s growing symphonic death ball of fire which shall soon engulf the world.

“I feel the weight of metal.” Indeed.

It’s the attention to details, killer musicianship (including leads), strong yet navigable extreme vocals and a hint of madness that puts this band so far ahead of most of the pack.

Watch the captivating lyric video for the brand new song “Gravity” from the band’s upcoming opus KING, out worldwide on Feb. 5th –nuclearblast.com/fleshgod-king.

Receive instant download of the songs “Gravity” and “The Fool” with your album pre-order at
iTunes – http://nblast.de/FleshgodKingIT
Amazon Music – http://nblast.de/FleshgodKingAMP3

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There is really nothing quite like GOJIRA‘s From Mars To Sirius classic in all of metal, save a heavy Morbid Angel influence in some of the vast and massive riffs.

Simply put, I like it more than Leviathan at the end of the day.

GOJIRA ‘From Mars to Sirius’ 10TH ANNIVERSARY box PRE ORDER

The box content :

– Exclusive cassette of ‘From Mars to Sirius’ – only available in this box.
– 4 never revealed prints of Joe Duplantier ‘s sketches made before the final cover art
– Exclusive artwork flag with one of those sketches
– Exclusive guitar From Mars to Sirius pick
– First 500 buyers will get a postcard to be able to win an Exclusive JACKSON guitar displaying ‘From Mars to Sirius’ artwork all over its body.
All postcards should be sent to LISTENABLE and a winner will be picked at random by the band during Spring 2016.

PRE ORDER NOW HERE : http://www.shop-listenable.net/en/3_gojira

PRE ORDER NOW and get a chance to win THIS space-tastic whale of a guitar!!
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Obscura release “The Monist”

Posted by longhairedpoet on Friday, January 15, 2016 at 12:26 PM (PST)

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Obscura have released their newest single “The Monist” off of their forthcoming album Akróasis.

Akróasis is coming out on February 5 via Relapse Records.

Check out “The Monist”, “Sermon of the Seven Suns”, the title track, Obscura tour dates and the Akróasis track-list here.

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Entombed A.D. release “Midas In Reverse”

Posted by longhairedpoet on Friday, January 15, 2016 at 11:47 AM (PST)

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Swedish death metallers Entombed A.D. have released their newest song “Midas In Reverse”.

“Midas In Reverse” comes off of Entombed A.D.’s forthcoming album Dead Dawn which will be released on February 26.

Check out “Midas In Reverse”, comments from guitarist Nico Elgstrand and Entombed A.D. tour dates here.

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Aborted release ‘Termination Redux’ EP

Posted by longhairedpoet on Friday, January 15, 2016 at 11:31 AM (PST)

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Belgian death metallers Aborted have released their latest EP Termination Redux.

Termination Redux is the latest release after 2014’s The Necrotic Manifesto, the band’s eighth full-length studio album.

Check out the Termination Redux tracklist, the lyric video for “Vestal Disfigurement Upon The Sacred Chantry” and Aborted’s European tour dates here.

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