INTRONAUT – Tease New Song

New music from INTRONAUT will be debuting online this coming Wednesday, December 11th. The band have revealed that will be premiering their new track “Cubensis” on that day, sharing the onlne teaser HERE to tide you over. A new album from the group will arrive via Metal Blade Records in 2020 with the band having already tracked it earlier this year with Alex Rudinger (Whitechapel, ex-The Faceless, etc.) on drums. As for touring plans, you can catch them out as follows:

Intronaut:

12/13-14 Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory (‘Decibel Metal & Beer Fest‘) (tickets)
02/21 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
02/22 Tempe, AZ – Club Red (tickets)
02/23 Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad

With Cult Of Luna & Emma Ruth Rundle:

02/25 Dallas, TX – Trees (tickets)
02/26 Austin, TX – C...

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ABYSMAL DAWN – Complete New Album

California death metal act ABYSMAL DAWN have completed work on their fifth studio album and Season of Mist debut.

The forthcoming full-length was mixed by frontman and co-founder Charles Elliott, produced and engineered by Elliot and Mike Bear at Tastemaker Audio, while the drums were tracked by John Haddad at Trench Studios. Finally, the offering was mastered by Tony Lindgren at Fascination Street Studios.

Abysmal Dawn comment on the new record: “We’re officially done with album number 5! It’s been quite some time since we released any new music, and we feel we have something special on our hands. It took a lot of time, effort, and seeing through some trying times to get to this moment. We’re very proud of the outcome and think fans will agree it was worth the wait...

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THE USED – Debut New Song

THE USED‘s new song and music video “Blow Me” has premiered and is streaming via YouTube for you above. Fever 333 frontman Jason Aalon Butler guests on it.

“The members of the Used had to overcome poverty, homelessness, and substance abuse, not to mention the straitlaced attitudes of their hometown of Orem, Utah, to bring their screamo-tinged brand of post-hardcore to life. But they persevered and earned a contract with Reprise Records, releasing their self-titled debut album in June 2002. Having only played a handful of shows around Orem prior to their record’s release, the band — vocalist Bert McCracken, guitarist Quinn Allman, bassist Jeph Howard, and drummer Branden Steineckert — began relentless nationwide touring that quickly saw their fan base multiply...

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BEHEMOTH – New Music Video Released

BEHEMOTH will be releasing a new tour edition of their latest album, “I Loved You At Your Darkest,” in time for their early 2020 European/UK tour with Slipknot. The newly expanded version will feature a bonus BBC Radio 1 session recorded in October of 2018 and a previously unreleased documentary dubbed ‘Thou Darkest Art‘, filmed at their art gallery exhibition in London, England last year. New artwork from Nicola Samori will also grace the outing.

The aforementioned bonus tracks from the BBC Radio 1 sessions will be given a separate release of their own on January 10th as a digital EP. You can pre-order that here. Above you can check out footage of “Wolves Of Siberia” being performed during those sessions.

Dates for the band’s forthcoming run with Slipknot include:

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VINCE NEIL – Wins Baltimore Pie Eating Contest

MOTLEY CRUE vocalist, Vince Neil, took some time off from his busy training schedule to fill his belly today at the Hampden Pie Festival in Baltimore, Maryland where he took first place in a pie eating contest.

As the Crue prepares to make a comeback in 2020 by way of a recently announced tour with Def Leppard and Poison, it’s leaked out in the press that Vince Neil has been dieting and fighting off his usual urge to eat too much food.

Not one to miss out on a golden opportunity, however, Mr. Neil is an honorary guest at this year’s magical food event.

It’s being reported that the rotund singer devoured an entire large blueberry pie in only 90 seconds.

Vince Neil’s “Porky Pig” Pie Eating Contest!!

Here are the contest details, taken from the organizer’s site:

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BLUNT FORCE TRAUMA – Release New EP

BLUNT FORCE TRAUMA is the brand new cooperation between the almighty Bolverk (guitarist from Ragnarok), Paul Speckmann (Master’s bassist and leader) and Henning Haugen from Befouled.

The EP, called “Beard Out of Hell,” has been licensed exclusively by Wormholedeath and it is the beginning of one of the most interesting metal project of the last years! Beside the title track, fans will also enjoy a very unique version of  David Bowie’s hit “Ziggy Stardust”!

The finest Black metal and death metal are now combined in 2 tracks of pure and explosive Death’n Roll!

STATEMENT
Bolverk (Ragnarok/Under the Oak/Welcome to Hell/Blunt Force Trauma)

“The story of this song begins back in 2015...

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THE ONEIRA – Signs With Rockshots Records

Progressive rock act THE ONEIRA has inked a worldwide record deal with ROCKSHOTS RECORDS for the release of its third album ‘Injection’, coming out in early 2020 through the Italian label.

Led by the Greek multi-instrumentalist Filippos Gougoumis, THE ONEIRA is a multi-cultural project across Greece, Italy and Germany. The word means “dream” in Greek, to symbolize the willpower of flying across the universe with music. 

Following-up the highly acclaimed albums ‘Natural Prestige‘ (2011) and ‘Hyperconscious‘ (2014), ‘Injection’ marks a further step towards a more mature and complex sound. Produced and arranged by Filippos Gougoumis andOliver Philipps (Everon, Delain), mixed by Christian Moss, the album is an homage that visionaryGreek composer pays to positive vibes, auth...

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GUNS N’ ROSES – To Play Super Bowl Music Fest

GUNS N’ ROSES have announced that they will be playing the ‘Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest‘ next month. That festival is a series of concerts planned around the annual ‘Super Bowl and will be held at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL from January 30th to February 01st. DJ Khaled and DaBaby will perform on January 30th, Guns N’ Roses will perform on January 31st and Maroon 5 an an as-yet unannounced special guest will perform on February 01st. Tickets for the fest will go on sale this coming Monday, December 09th, at 10am. More info HERE.

On June 8, 1985, two days after they made their official live debut at the bottom of a bill at the Troubadour in Los Angeles, a group of hard-rock wildcats calling themselves Guns N ’ Roses hit the road for the first time.

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GREEN CARNATION – Re-Sign With Season of Mist

Season of Mist are proud to announce the re-signing of Norwegian prog masters GREEN CARNATION. The band will release their long-awaited new album in the first half of 2020. In addition, Season of Mist will re-release 2006’s acoustic masterpiece, Acoustic Verses, and to much delight of the fans, another three new albums from the band, the first of which will see a 2020 release. Stay tuned.

Regarding the signing, the band comments: “We are absolutely delighted to re-join the Season of Mist ranks. Label representatives let us know about their interest three years ago, and although there has been quite a lot of interest from other parties, we were always positive to the idea of working together with Season of Mist again...

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DEAD CROSS – Recording New Album

DEAD CROSS — featuring Mike Patton (Faith No More, Mr. Bungle), Dave Lombardo (Suicidal Tendencies, ex-Slayer), Justin Pearson (The Locust, Retox), and Michael Crain (Retox) — have entered the studio to record their second full-length album.

The band have once again teamed with producer Ross Robinson (Korn, Sepultura) and the album is expected to surface spring 2020 via Ipecac Recordings.

Dead Cross emerged out of a series of impractical schemes, fallen-through plans, and last-minute musical experimentation. Shows were scheduled before a single song was written, fans were formed before even one show was played...

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