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Hear New PESTILENCE Song 'Hypnotic Terror'

"Hypnotic Terror", a brand new song from reactivated Dutch death metal veterans PESTILENCE, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track was recorded during the sessions for the new PESTILENCE LP, "Hadeon", which is slated for a March release via Hammerheart, but this exclusive new single track will not appear on the album. ...

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PESTILENCE Releases New Artwork For 'Hadeon' Album; First Single 'Multi Dimensional' Now Streaming

Veteran Dutch extreme metallers PESTILENCE will release their new album, "Hadeon", in March via Hammerheart Records. The new cover artwork for the disc was created by Michal "Xaay" Loranc (BEHEMOTH, NILE, EVOCATION, VADER, NECROPHAGIST), a very talented Polish graphic designer who perfectly turned PESTILENCE mainman Patrick Mameli's visions and concept into art. The previously released ...

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Kingdoms Disdained - MORBID ANGEL

The seemingly commercialized industrial metal abomination that was "Illud Divinum Insanus" stands as one of metal history's most notorious left turns and blunders that a band has made. It's MORBID ANGEL's "Cold Lake". The genre-leading band that was once steeped in occultism and anti-Christian thought before morphing toward mainman Trey Azagthoth's obsession with ancient Sumerian ...

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PESTILENCE Parts Ways With Guitarist SANTIAGO DOBLES, Announces Replacement

Due to personal circumstances, guitarist extraordinaire Santiago Dobles (AGHORA, CYNIC, DOBLES ENSEMBLE) will not participate in future live performances with veteran Dutch extreme metallers PESTILENCE. Santiago contributed some excellent solos to PESTILENCE's upcoming album, "Hadeon", which will be released in March 2018 via Hammerheart Records. For now, this ends Santiago's involvement in PESTILENCE, but don't ...

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PESTILENCE To Release 'Hadeon' Album In March; Cover Artwork Unveiled

Veteran Dutch extreme metallers PESTILENCE will release their new album, "Hadeon", in March via Hammerheart Records. The cover artwork for the disc, which can be seen below, was created by Santiago Jaramillo from Triple Seis Design (LOCK UP, DYING FETUS, INQUISITION). The concept is based on a multi-layered reality, alien presence and negative frequencies. Following ...

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OBSCURA Begins Recording Fifth Album

Technical death metal masters OBSCURA have entered the studio to record their yet-to-be titled fifth full-length album. The record is the final of a running four-album concept cycle that began with "Cosmogenesis" in 2009. The band is recording the album with longtime producer V. Santura (TRIPTYKON, PESTILENCE) at Woodshed Studios in Landshut, Germany. A summer ...

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SKELETAL REMAINS Signs With CENTURY MEDIA

Century Media Records has announced the signing of California's death metal act SKELETAL REMAINS. The band's third studio album will be released in the spring. The disc is being tracked at Trench Studios (ABYSMAL DAWN, EXHUMED, HIRAX) in California and will be mixed by Dan Swanö at Unisound Studio (ASPHYX, DISSECTION, BLOODBATH). The as-yet-untitled effort ...

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FIRE FOR EFFECT Feat. Former Members Of MALEVOLENT CREATION, SUFFOCATION, PESTILENCE: Lyric Video For First Song

The lyric video for the song "Fire For Effect" from FIRE FOR EFFECT, the new band featuring former members of MALEVOLENT CREATION, SUFFOCATION and PESTILENCE, can be seen below. Joining vocalist Brett Hoffman (MALEVOLENT CREATION), bassist Tony Choy (PESTILENCE) and drummer Mike Smith (SUFFOCATION) in the project is guitarist and songwriter Gio Geraca (MALEVOLENT CREATION, ...

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PESTILENCE Recruits Bassist TILEN HUDRAP

Veteran Dutch extreme metallers PESTILENCE have recruited Slovenian bassist Tilen Hudrap (VICIOUS RUMORS, PARADOX, THRAW) for their upcoming studio album, "Hadeon", and accompanying world tour. An audio clip of Hudrap playing the new PESTILENCE song "Discarnate Entity" — which will appear on "Hadeon" — can be streamed below. PESTILENCE has just inked a deal with ...

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Reactivated PESTILENCE Signs With HAMMERHEART RECORDS

Veteran Dutch extreme metallers PESTILENCE have inked a deal with Hammerheart Records. The band will enter the studio in June to begin recording its new album, "Hadeon", for a late 2017 release. Hammerheart has also come to an agreement on the PESTILENCE back catalog, but plans are still in the works to get all details ...

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HAIL OF BULLETS Calls It Quits

Dutch old-school death metallers HAIL OF BULLETS have officially called it quits. The band wrote in a statement on Facebook: "With sadness in our hearts, we hereby inform you that we have decided to pull the plug on HAIL OF BULLETS. The patient had been suffering from illness for a few years already. We thought ...

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Former Members Of MALEVOLENT CREATION, SUFFOCATION, PESTILENCE Join Forces In FIRE FOR EFFECT

FIRE FOR EFFECT has been selected as the name of the new band featuring former members of MALEVOLENT CREATION, SUFFOCATION and PESTILENCE. Joining vocalist Brett Hoffman (MALEVOLENT CREATION), bassist Tony Choy (PESTILENCE) and drummer Mike Smith (SUFFOCATION) in the project is guitarist and songwriter Gio Geraca (MALEVOLENT CREATION, ASHES OF ARES). Geraca said in a ...

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Reactivated PESTILENCE To Release 'Hadeon' Album

Veteran Dutch extreme metallers PESTILENCE have set "Hadeon" as the title of their new album, due later in the year. Joining vocalist/guitarist Patrick Mameli in the band's current lineup are Santiago Dobles (AGHORA) on lead guitar, Alan Goldstein on bass and Septimiu Hărşan (DISAVOWED) on drums. Asked by a fan on Facebook why bassist Tony ...

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PESTILENCE Is Back With New Lineup Feat. PATRICK MAMELI, TONY CHOY

Veteran Dutch extreme metallers PESTILENCE are back with a new lineup featuring vocalist/guitarist Patrick Mameli alongside Santiago Dobles (AGHORA) on lead guitar, Tony Choy (ATHEIST) on bass and Septimiu Hărşan (DISAVOWED) on drums. The band is currently booking shows for 2017. Said Mameli: "Only for a few shows in Mexico was the first idea. Then ...

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OBSCURA: 'Ten Sepiroth' Video Released

The official video for the song "Ten Sepiroth" from progressive metal masters OBSCURA can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Akróasis" (Greek for "hearing" or "listening"), which was released on February 5 via Relapse Records. The album was made available in CD, 2xLP and as a digital download. "With ...

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OBSCURA: New Song 'Ode To The Sun' Available For Streaming

"Ode To The Sun", a brand new song from progressive metal masters OBSCURA, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Akróasis" (Greek for "hearing" or "listening"), which will be released February 5 via Relapse Records. The album will be available in CD, 2xLP and as a digital download. "With ...

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OBSCURA: New Song 'The Monist' Available For Streaming

"The Monist", a brand new song from progressive metal masters OBSCURA, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Akróasis" (Greek for "hearing" or "listening"), which will be released February 5, 2016 via Relapse Records. The album will be available in CD, 2xLP and as a digital download. "With 'Akróasis', ...

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ASPHYX Frontman Has High Hopes For Next Studio Album

Jägermeister conducted an interview with vocalist Martin Van Drunen of Dutch doom/death metal veterans ASPHYX on November 7 at the Damnation festival in Leeds, England. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On ASPHYX's plans to record the follow-up to 2012's "Deathhammer" album: "When it comes to ...

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HAIL OF BULLETS Parts Ways With Singer MARTIN VAN DRUNEN

Dutch death metallers HAIL OF BULLETS have parted ways with vocalist Martin Van Drunen (PESTILENCE, ASPHYX). Said the band in a statement: "We are sorry to announce that Martin Van Drunen is no longer part of HAIL OF BULLETS. On a personal level, it's no longer possible for us to continue the cooperation with Martin. ...

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Video Premiere: OBSCURA's 'Akróasis'

It has been five years since the release of OBSCURA's universally acclaimed "Omnivium" album. Now the progressive metal masters return with their strongest and most dynamic release to date. The aptly named "Akróasis" (Greek for "hearing" or "listening") draws on all the various elements of OBSCURA's signature sound and combines those qualities into a cohesive ...

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OBSCURA To Release 'Akróasis' Album In February

It has been five years since the release of OBSCURA's universally acclaimed "Omnivium" album. Now the progressive metal masters return with their strongest and most dynamic release to date. The aptly named "Akróasis" (Greek for "hearing" or "listening") draws on all the various elements of OBSCURA's signature sound and combines those qualities into a cohesive ...

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Order Shall Prevail - JUNGLE ROT

Wisconsin death moshers JUNGLE ROT have been slamming it out for 21 years now and with their ninth album, "Order Shall Prevail", they welcome none other than Max Cavalera to their studio for a hollering brodown on "Fight Where You Stand". Reportedly inspired by headlines of police brutality, "Order Shall Prevail" is another no-nonsense round ...

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