Monthly Archives November 2011

MUTILATION RITES – Sign With PROSTHETIC RECORDS



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Prosthetic Records is proud to announce the signing of Brooklyn’s MUTILATION RITES. The filthy black metal band was conceived by Michael Dimmitt and Justin Ennis in January 2009 and after various incarnations, solidified with the addition of George Paul and Iain Deaderick. Members have done time in acts such as Tombs, Heuristic and Curendera. They cite influences including, but not limited to, Darkthrone, Discharge, Dissection and Weakling. The band commented on the signing and upcoming plans:

“After a quick east coast run we will begin recording our full-length debut for Prosthetic Records with Kevin Bernsten (TRIAC) at Developing Nations in Baltimore, MD. We couldn’t be more excited about our new relationship with Prosthetic Records...

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HELL – To Open For ACCEPT


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20 years after their formation, U.K,’s HELL finally issued their highly successful debut album “Human Remains” to high acclaim, having been named album of the month over 20 times by the international music press (Sweden Rock Magazine having just named it the “Album of the Year”!) Their live performances have generated tremendous euphoria among the fans, the media and many fortunate promoters alike. At the prestigious Bloodstock Festival, HELL were the runaway winners in the public voting for “Best Act Center Stage”.

The next highlight can now been announced. Starting in April 2012, HELL will support Germany’s legendary ACCEPT on their European tour. The following dates have now been confirmed:

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BRUTAL TRUTH – Digital Single Release



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Relapse Records has officially released a digital-only single for grind overlords BRUTAL TRUTH. Dubbed the Walking Corpse 2112 EP, the mini release contains the two tracks initially unleashed on the first installment of Decibel Magazine’s Flexi-Disc Series in late 2010 — “Walking Corpse 2112 ” and “You Should Know Better”.

Throw a wrench into your Tuesday afternoon and jack-in to Gunshy Assassin, now streaming both tracks RIGHT HERE. The EP can be purchased now via iTunes. Additionally, Relapse just hooked up a brand new glow-in-the-dark T-Shirt specific to this release which you can order here.

Walking Corpse 2112 EP sees it’s release just a few weeks after the band’s freshly-baked full-length, End Time, which was released at the end of September on CD, Deluxe CD, LP and digital vi...

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INCANTATION – Writing New Material



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Death metal veterans INCANTATION are currently writing new material. The group expect a 2012 release date. Drummer Kyle Severn comments:

“The new material we have been writing with new members Alex (Bouks also of Goreaphobia) and Chuck (Sherwood also of Bloodstorm) is beyond brutal, as these songs have come together they are by far the darkest and most demented Incantation tracks I’ve been a part of since Diabolical Conquest”

Incantation released its first new song in six years on the “After Party Massacre” CD soundtrack and Limited Edition 7-inch Bloodsplatter Vinyl. Click HERE to hear a sample.

Source: Metalunderground

http://www.incantation.com/

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DEMON HUNTER – Premiere New Video!


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DEMON HUNTER’s music video for “LifeWar” is now available online.

The band’s digital deluxe edition of The World is a Thorn is also released today via Solid State.

Watch the video HERE.

Source: SMN News

http://www.myspace.com/demonhunter

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WHITE WIZZARD – Drops Off European Tour


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WHITE WIZZARD has been touring throughout Europe alongside heavy metal act ICED EARTH but have been forced to drop off of the remaining dates and return home. The band said in a statement:

“Hey all …due the harsh economic realities in Europe we have to cut our tour a bit short. We financed this all ourselves and in the end we have to make the tough choice to stop. We played many amazing shows and want to thank Iced Earth for being so good to us. Sorry to miss those last shows, but we will be back. Thanks to so many wonderful fans that came out!”

Source: Lambgoat

http://www.myspace.com/whitewizzard

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ZEBULON PIKE – Unleash “Space Is The Corpse Of Time”



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Hailing from Minneapolis, Minnesota, ZEBULON PIKE is an instrumental prog-doom metal band formed in late 2002. Inspired in equal parts by heavy sounds of the ’70s (Mountain, Pentagram, Captain Beyond, early Judas Priest), progressive rock (King Crimson, Rush), and 20th century classical (Bela Bartok, Arvo Part, and many others), ZEBULON PIKE combine the impact of metal with the calculated approach of “art” music. The result is a refined, muted aggression necessary for inciting the slow motion apocalypse.

The group’s fourth and most ambitious release yet, Space Is The Corpse Of Time, marries uncompromising abstraction with all the pummeling directness of classic heavy metal...

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CATALEPSY – New Track Teaser Clip!


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Orlando, Florida’s CATALEPSY has posted a brief teaser clip of a forthcoming track titled “Westboro,” which will be available via iTunes by Christmas, 2011. You can check out the teaser clip HERE.

Source: SMN News

http://www.myspace.com/catalepsy

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SAINT VITUS – Announce New Album Title


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U.S. doom legends SAINT VITUS have announced that the band’s new LP will be entitled “Lilly F65.” The band recently signed a worldwide deal with Season of Mist Records. The album is expected to be be released in the first quarter of 2012 and is the band’s first album since “Die Healing” in 1995.

Vocalist Scott “Wino” Weinrich spoke with Terrorizer magazine recently and explained the name of the album: “Y’know the reason we called it ‘Lilly F65’? It was a powerful downer back in our day and well, Dave [Chandler, guitar] really had a thing for his downers.” Wino went on to say that the album sound is “really bleak and Vitus all the way.”

Source: Metalunderground

http://www.myspace.com/stvitus

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A BAND OF ORCS – Issue Studio Update



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Den Headz, A BAND OF ORCS has been spotted recording their new concept album about killing giants. The Orcs are working with a human known as Juan Urteaga whose most recent credit is Unto The Locust by MACHINE HEAD. The artwork is being created by Chuck Lukacs. These monsters have just released their first Studio Update for their new album which features Oog smashing his drums!

Since most earthly establishments do not accept human blood as monetary payment, the Orcs are having humans help out with the process by means of their new KickStarter Campaign. The Orcs will reward the generosity of their human fans by including their names in the albums liner notes, giving away free album downloads, autographed albums, T-shirts, Orc Miniatures, and more!

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