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Listen To New AUTHOR & PUNISHER Song 'Night Terror'

Industrial metal visionary AUTHOR & PUNISHER will deliver his sixth full-length recording and Relapse debut, "Beastland", on October 5. The album's second single, "Night Terror", can now be streamed below. AUTHOR & PUNISHER creator/sole artist Tristan Shone commented: "I built new machines for this album to make more aggressive and dynamic music. These devices are ...

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SOULFLY: Third Trailer For 'Ritual' Album

The third trailer for "Ritual", the forthcoming eleventh album from SOULFLY, can be seen below. Due on October 19 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was produced, recorded and mixed by Josh Wilbur (KILLER BE KILLED, LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA). Cover artwork was painted by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH, SODOM). ...

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Kult 45 - OTEP

"If Mary was only 14 when she had Jesus, what does that make God?" Otep Shamaya frostily posits at the beginning of her anti-Christianity tirade, "Cross Contamination", from her eighth album, "Kult 45". It's no secret Shamaya never shies from a fight, enflamed particularly within the bushfire of her confrontational art. She comes into "Kult ...

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SOULFLY: 360-Degree Video For 'Ritual' Title Track

The official 360-degree video for the title track of "Ritual", the forthcoming eleventh album from SOULFLY, can be seen below. Due on October 19 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was produced, recorded and mixed by Josh Wilbur (KILLER BE KILLED, LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA). Cover artwork was painted by artist Eliran ...

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CAST THE STONE Feat. Members of MISERY INDEX, CATTLE DECAPITATION: Listen To Entire 'Empyrean Atrophy' EP

"Empyrean Atrophy", the new six-track EP from American death/black metallers CAST THE STONE, can be streamed in its entirety below. The disc is due for release on August 31 via Agonia Records. CAST THE STONE is Mark Kloeppel (MISERY INDEX, SCOUR), Derek Engemann (CATTLE DECAPITATION, SCOUR), Jesse Schobel (LEGEND, SCOUR) and vocalist Andrew Huskey. First ...

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WE CAME AS ROMANS Members Comment On KYLE PAVONE's Death

Members of WE CAME AS ROMANS have commented further on the death of their singer Kyle Pavone. According to TMZ, the 28-year-old frontman was transported to a Michigan hospital last Sunday (August 19) and pronounced dead six days later (Saturday, August 25). A cause of death for Pavone is pending a toxicology report. ...

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WEDNESDAY 13 To Enter Studio In December

At this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, Wednesday 13 spoke to the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel about his plans to work on the follow-up to his band's latest album, 2017's "Condolences". "We get home from this festival, and we're taking a little bit of time off — not much; like, two weeks — and then ...

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TALLAH Feat. MAX PORTNOY: 'Cottonmouth' Video Released

Pennsylvania metal band TALLAH — which features in its ranks Max Portnoy, son of Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, THE WINERY DOGS, SONS OF APOLLO) — has released the official music video for the single "Cottonmouth", off its latest EP, titled "No One Should Read This". The clip, directed by Max Portnoy, is the ...

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Listen To New BLACK TUSK Song 'Closed Eye'

Savannah, Georgia sludge metallers BLACK TUSK have released "Closed Eye", a track from their forthcoming studio album, "T.C.B.T.". The LP is due August 17 via Season Of Mist. BLACK TUSK come storming back with their earth-shaking new album, "T.C.B.T.". This is the band's most articulate sonic vision yet and delivers signature levels of BLACK TUSK ...

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OTEP SHAMAYA: I Think 'Resident Chump' Is A Racist

Lou Brutus of HardDrive Radio conducted an interview with OTEP frontwoman Otep Shamaya at the 2018 installment of Rock Fest, which was held last month in Cadott, Wisconsin. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On getting feedback on the strong messages often found within OTEP's music: Otep: ...

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DAVE GROHL's 'Play' Mini-Documentary Now Available Online

Available for viewing below, "Play" is a two-part mini-documentary, directed by Dave Grohl, celebrating the rewards and challenges of dedicating one's life to playing music. Part one opens with narrated behind the scenes discussion of the love of playing music and the lifelong relationship with an instrument — as well as the process and challenges ...

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AUTHOR & PUNISHER To Release 'Beastland' Album In October

Industrial metal visionary AUTHOR & PUNISHER will deliver his sixth full-length recording and Relapse debut, "Beastland", on October 5. Watch the official performance video for the album's first single, "Nihil Strength", below. AUTHOR & PUNISHER creator/sole artist Tristan Shone commented: "I built new machines for this album to make more aggressive and dynamic music. These ...

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Listen To New KEN MODE Song 'Not Soulmates'

Canadian metallic noise rock band KEN MODE will release its seventh studio album, "Loved", on August 31 through Season Of Mist. A song from the disc, titled "Not Soulmates", can be streamed below. KEN MODE vocalist/guitarist Jesse Matthewson comments on the track: "The main 'chorus' line, I suppose you could call it, 'You're going to ...

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TOM MORELLO: 'We Don't Need You' Music Video Feat. VIC MENSA

Tom Morello has released the official music video for his solo song "We Don't Need You". The track, which features a guest appearance by Vic Mensa, is taken from the RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, AUDIOSLAVE and PROPHETS OF RAGE guitarist's upcoming solo album, "The Atlas Underground", which will be released on October 12 through Mom ...

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CAST THE STONE Feat. Members of MISERY INDEX, CATTLE DECAPITATION: 'A Plague Of Light' Lyric Video

American death/black metallers CAST THE STONE have released the official lyric video for the song "A Plague Of Light", taken from their recently announced six-track EP, "Empyrean Atrophy". The disc is due for release on August 31 via Agonia Records. CAST THE STONE is Mark Kloeppel (MISERY INDEX, SCOUR), Derek Engemann (CATTLE DECAPITATION, SCOUR), Jesse ...

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DAVE GROHL Presents 'Play', A Two-Part Mini-Documentary

As FOO FIGHTERS wind down another leg of the massive "Concrete And Gold" tour with a Wrigley Field doubleheader that rocked more than 75,000 of Chicago's FF faithful, Dave Grohl announces an unprecedented new project born of the most challenging performance of his storied career. "Play" is a two-part mini-documentary, directed by Grohl with help ...

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