ALLEGAEON – Premiere New Song

ALLEGAEON have unleashed a new track from their forthcoming new album “Apoptosis“. This single is called “Extremophiles (B)” and is streaming for you above. Metal Blade will have the group’s new record out in stores on April 19th.

Allegaeon (pronounced: uh-lee-juhn) was formed in 2007. In 2008 they released their 4 song, self-titled EP and quickly gained attention of Metal Blade records.

July 20th, 2010 brought Allegaeon’s debut album Fragments of Form and Function (FOFAF). FOFAF was recorded in Denver at Flatline Audio with Dave Otero (Cephalic Carnage, and Cattle Decapitation) lists Allegaeon’s debut album, FOFAF, as the #4 rated death metal album of all time (by the websites rating standards)...

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HIDEOUS DIVINITY – Signs With Century Media

HIDEOUS DIVINITY have signed a worldwide deal with Century Media Records. The band plan to enter the studio this summer to begin work on their new album for the label.

Current plans have the album arriving sometime this autumn with more details to come. You can catch the band out with Aborted, Cryptopsy and more starting later this month on this North American tour.

The band adds:

“We’re extremely honoured and excited – Century Media has made the history of our genre, and joining forces with them is a dream come true. Time to sharpen our blades: we’ll be heading to ‘our’ 16th Cellar Studios this summer to start crafting our fourth album… another step into obscure and technical death metal insanity. Onto the next chapter of uncompromised violence...

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SCAR SYMMETRY – Part Ways With Bassist

After roughly two years as a member of Swedish metal act SCAR SYMMETRY, bass player Andreas Holma has been removed from the band’s line-up after purportedly backing out of some tour dates.

Scar Symmetry guitarist Per Nilsson has issued the following explanation:

“It is with disappointment and a sense of disbelief that we announce the departure of Andreas Holma from Scar Symmetry just weeks before our tour of Finland, Japan and the Baltic Sea. Andreas recently informed us that he couldn’t take part in these shows due to a scheduling conflict with another band that he’s playing with, even though the Scar Symmetry shows (that he agreed to do!) have been planned for several months and he’s had ample time to notify us about the situation...

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER will play a small handful of shows amidst their spring tour dates with Meshuggah. The headlining shows will feature support (on select dates) from Traitors and The Last Ten Seconds of Life. Here’s the itinerary:

dates w/ Traitors
5/9 Birmingham, AL @ Zydeco
5/10 Jacksonville, FL @ Club 1904

dates w/ The Last Ten Seconds Of Life
5/11 Virginia Beach, VA @ Elevation
5/13 Portland, ME @ Port City Music Hall
5/15 Syracuse, NY @ Westcott Theater
5/17 Lancaster, PA @ The Chameleon

The Black Dahlia Murder is the name taken from the infamous unsolved murder of Hollywood waitress Elizabeth Short. Short, who was posthumously given the nickname “The Black Dahlia” by the local press, was found murdered in a Los Angeles park in January 1947...

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WARBRINGER and ENFORCER will be joining forces for a fall North American tour. It’s the second time the groups have teamed up for a co-headlining run.

09/05/2019 Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA
09/06/2019 Whisky A Go Go – West Hollywood, CA
09/07/2019 Malones – Santa Ana, CA
09/08/2019 Strummers – Fresno, CA
09/09/2019 Thee Parkside – San Francisco, CA
09/10/2019 Holy Diver – Sacramento, CA
09/11/2019 Hawthorne – Portland, OR
09/12/2019 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
09/13/2019 Rickshaw Theater – Vancouver, BC CANADA
09/14/2019 The Starlite Room – Edmonton, AL CANADA
09/15/2019 Dickens – Calgary, AB CANADA
09/16/2019 The Exchange – Regina, SK CANADA
09/17/2019 Park Theatre – Winnipeg, MB CANADA
09/18/2019 Lee’s Liquor Lounge – Minneapolis, MN
09/19/2019 Lookout Lounge – Om...

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CROWBAR – To Play Australia In December

G’Day, Metal Mates Down Under!

Though CROWBAR originally planned to make their first trip down under in July, the band have now rescheduled that run for December. The shows will mark the band’s first time playing Australia and will take place as follows:

12/05 Brisbane, AUS – Crowbar Brisbane
12/06 Sydney, AUS – Crowbar Sydney
12/07 Melbourne, AUS – Max Watts

Crowbar Band Bio:

1989. That’s 30 long years ago. Countless memories. Some still vivid, most just a blur. The one constant thing has been my focus and desire. The same vision I had in ’89 is still burning strong in my head. Possibly stronger than ever. When you put this much blood, sweat and tears into something you can never look back...

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BORN OF OSIRIS – Home Studio Robbed

BORN OF OSIRIS guitarist Lee McKinney had a handful of valuable items stolen on Monday night when the home he and his wife share was burglarized. According to McKinney, who is currently on tour, one of the intruders was armed with a knife. Among the valuables taken were five guitars and four guns. He had the following to say:

“Last night on Monday, March 11th, our home was burglarized. The intruder(s) entered through a second floor window and carried a knife that was left on the scene, which makes us feel as if they were willing to potentially do more than walk out with material items had someone been home. Stolen items include a TV, 5 guitars, 1 audio interface, 4 guns, 1 camera, and 1 amplifier.

“We have notified the local police and a full investigation is underway...

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DELIRIUM – New Album Details Revealed

Franconian pagan metal act DELIRIUM have set April 12th, 2019 as the release date for their sophomore album “Urkraft”, which will be released via MDD! Those who know the band from their numerous live shows or the “Wolfshenker” 2014 EP already know what to expect: eight brand new tracks of extremely varied Pagan Metal with a lot of devotion for great melodies, covering a stylistic spectrum from black metal chaos to banging, straight rock riffs. “Urkraft” was recorded at the Soundbath Studios in Rothenburg at the beginning of last year with the participation of various guest musicians such as Pascal Pfannenschmidt (Munarheim) and Jonas Müller (Boötes Void). Travos from Thormesis is responsible for the production, mixing and mastering and also contributes with some guest vocals.


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CIRITH GORGOR – New Song Premiere

Dutch black metal band CIRITH GORGOR have premiered a new song entitled “Hellbound”, taken from their upcoming new album “Sovereign”, which will be released on April 5th (CD/LP/MC) by Hammerheart Records. It was recorded at Toneshed Recording Studio and Hongerwinter Studio, mixed by Erwin Hermsen at Toneshed, and mastered by Tore Stjerna at Necromorbus Studio.

Check out “Hellbound” above.

In 2013-2014, Valtyr decides to shift to bass guitar and a new guitarist is found in the person of Valefor (from Dutch black metal bands World Funeral and Lux Haeretica). Furthermore, Satanael returns to the band as vocalist. With three motivated composers, the work on the new full-length album starts and progresses at an enormous speed...

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OCEANS – Signs With Nuclear Blast

Post death metal act OCEANS have inked a worldwide record deal with Nuclear Blast.

After stirring up quite some internet dust for the past year, Oceans are now ready to take the next step by bringing depressive heaviness to the masses.

In celebration of the announcement, the band has released the (for now) digital only EP, Into The Void, featuring 5 intense, melancholic, fragile yet crushing masterpieces including an extraordinary cover of Marilyn Manson’s “The Last Day On Earth.”

Watch the skin-deep music videos for all four original songs and find direct links to all known download and streaming platforms to experience the full EP over at

Commented singer/guitarist/songwriter Timo Rotten: “We entered the void with nothing in our hands and resurfaced f...

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