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The Ominous Circle: “As The Worm Descends” by Portuguese Death Sect

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THE OMINOUS CIRCLE: Cvlt Nation Premieres “As The Worm Descends” Video By Mysterious Portuguese Death Sect   Mysterious Portuguese blackened death metal sect THE OMINIOUS CIRCLE has completed an official video from the band’s devastating debut LP, Appalling Ascension, which was released by 20 Buck Spin in January 2017. The new video for “As The Worm Descends” was …

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ATALA to Release New Album – “Labyrinth of Ashmedai”

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Rising Sludge/Doom Metal Group ATALA to Release New Album, “Labyrinth of Ashmedai”, on January 26, 2018 After years of turning heads in the subterranean metal scene, Twentynine Palms, CA-based sludge/doom metal group ATALA are rising above with the release of their most confident album yet – the full-length crusher Labyrinth of Ashmedai – out January 26, 2018 via Salt of the …

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All Hail The Yeti – New Music 2018

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Southern rock-influenced hardcore metal group ALL HAIL THE YETI have issued several video updates from Water Music Studios in Hoboken, NJ, where they have been recording their upcoming full-length follow up to 2016’s Screams From A Black Wilderness with three-time Grammy winning producer Warren Riker.   Riker is recognized for his work with metal artists such as Down, Kill Devil …

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Whitechapel North American Tour

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WHITECHAPEL will kick off their North American headlining tour this Friday. Commemorating the tenth anniversary of the band’s The Somatic Defilement release, the A Decade Of Defilement tour will run from November 10th through December 16th and find WHITECHAPEL performing select tracks from The Somatic Defilement, some of which have not been played since the album’s release. Support will be provided by Carnifex, Rings Of …

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Cannibal Corpse to Kick Off US Headlining Tour

  CANNIBAL CORPSE will kick off their US headlining tour in support of their upcoming Red Before Black full-length next week. The tour will commence on November 3rd and run through December 8th with support provided by Power Trip and Gatecreeper. See all confirmed dates below. Many words come to mind when you hear the name CANNIBAL CORPSE, but one truly defines the soon-to-be …

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Goatwhore Tour Dates!

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GOATWHORE will join 1349 and labelmates Tombs for a short run of live dates leading up to their performance at this year’s edition of Ozzfest Meets Knotfest in San Bernardino, California. The band will kick off the journey with a warm up show Lafayette, Louisiana Friday, October 27th before joining 1349 and Tombs in Memphis, Tennessee …

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Reaping Asmodeia Solve a Murderous Mystery

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Minneapolis, MN-based progressive/technical death metal group REAPING ASMODEIA dropped their Prosthetic Records release, Impuritize, in February of this year. Impuritize is available to order here: www.smarturl.it/REAPINGASMODEIA REAPING ASMODEIA is back on the spookiest day of the year with their equally-thrilling new Arlo Myren-directed music video for “Irreversible Evolution”. In the video, we see a man following clues to a remote destination, but …

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Old Wounds Reunites with singer Kevin Iavaroni

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New Jersey hardcore act OLD WOUNDS have reunited with former singer Kevin Iavaroni and have released a new song/music video for a brand new single titled “Only Your Enemies Leave Roses” exclusively via ALTERNATIVE PRESS MAGAZINE. “’Only Your Enemies Leave Roses’ will be the first song in this new chapter of our band,”says Iavaroni. “A bit of heaviness with a melodic …

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Converge Premiere “A Single Tear” Video

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Converge have released the video for “A Single Tear,” the opening track from their long-awaited album The Dusk In Us. Due out this Friday, The Dusk In Us is the first album in five years from the Boston-based heavy-music innovators. Directed by Max Moore, the hauntingly cinematic “A Single Tear” is both unsettling and mesmerizing. Like the song itself, the video …

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New Music Video: Annihilator “Pieces of You”

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ANNIHILATOR will release their highly-anticipated 16th studio album, For The Demented, on November 3, 2017 via Neverland Music/Silver Lining Music. The album will be available in a Limited Edition Digipack with Lenticular cover, a jewel-case CD, a 12″ 180gms coloured vinyl in gatefold and digital download. Pre-order now via http://hyperurl.co/ForTheDemented. They say great (and often …

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Amazon now gives free MP3’s of any CD you’ve bought since 1998

Amazon.com is probably the last survivor of online music retailers who were around during the birth of the interwebs. (R.I.P. CDNow)  I remember being a routine Amazon visitor throughout my 20th Century childhood to prescreen potential album purchases in revelatory 30-second excerpts. Now, in the latest death knell for compact discs, Amazon has unveiled AutoRip. For …

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Roadrunner Europe is dead — kill abusive indie labels next!

Two weeks ago, Roadrunner Records (arguably the biggest metal label in the world)  saw all of their international offices shut down by parent company Warner Music Group.  It was the proverbial “other shoe [that] dropped” from late 2010, when the Dutch-based Roadrunner was fully bought out by Warner. Officially, it was a cost-cutting move typical of major label …

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