POSSESSED – Release New Music Video

Two weeks ago, POSSESSED unleashed their highly anticipated Revelations Of Oblivion onto the world. Today the band releases the music video for “Graven.” Directed by Scott Hansen (A Day To Remember, Motionless In White), the video features actor and friend of the band, Peter Stormare (Fargo, Constantine, The Brothers Grimm).

Watch the “Graven” music video above.

Jeff Becerra comments, “We are extremely excited to release our new music video for the song ‘Graven’. This is actually our very first cinematic music video. I want to say thank you to my good friend Peter Stormare for everything and for being such an amazing inspiration. Of course, thank you to my band mates. And to Nuclear Blast.”

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THE FLESH – Debut New Single

Dutch metal punks THE FLESH have completed works on their new EP, aptly entitled “Vehicle of Ruin”. The first single is now online HERE!

How Do I Endure 
How Does One Bleed
Come Vehicle Of Ruin    

With the opening track “The Last Word”, THE FLESH expand their destructive atmosphere into new terrorities and beyond. More vicious, misanthropic and urgent than the already well-received “Dweller” recording from 2018, the new EP will deliver 20 minutes of relentless controlled psychosis.

All music was recorded and produced by the band themselves with guitarist Sven in charge of mixing and mastering. The artwork was kept DIY being designed by vocalist Jelle based on photography by bass player Jeroen.

“Vehicle of Ruin” is set to be released on tape by Tartarus Records Summer 2019.



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SLAYER – Jägermeister Limited Edition Bottle

SLAYER and Jägermeister have had a longstanding relationship and with the legendary thrash band headed for retirement, the company have decided to send the band off in style. To that end, they’ve teamed up for a special Slayer bottle and box in the UK which will be limited to 500 pieces. The band’s guitarist Kerry King commented:

“We’ve had some good times with Jägermeister through the years, we love that they’re creating a limited edition bottle to recognise the end of our journey and it looks awesome. I’m honored that our friends at Jägermeister hold us in such high regard. I can’t wait to get my hands on one!”

You can pick up the set now over at this location.


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KLUDDE – Streaming New Album In Its Entirety

Belgian black metal group KLUDDE are now streaming their entire new album “In de Kwelm” a day ahead of its official release this Friday via Consouling Sounds.

The album is now playing at Cvlt Nation, who commented “Their new album is entitled In de Kwelm and it is a non-stop rocking Black Metal party!!!”

Listen to “In de Kwelm” here.

Strongly influenced by the second wave of European black metal, Kludde is a young group from Aslast, Belgium initially created as a studio project in 2001.

The group recorded a demo, a split-release and a full length album titled ‘In Den Vergetelheid’ before disbanding in 2009 mostly due to their commitments to other musical projects and personal endeavours.
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OPETH – New Album Details Revealed

Swedish progressive rock/metal veterans OPETH have revealed initial details regarding their forthcoming, thirteenth album.

Recorded last year at Park Studios in Stockholm, the new effort is titled In Cauda Venenum and will be released this fall via Moderbolaget Records / Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Notably, there will be two versions of the album, one in Swedish, the other in English. Its track listing and cover art can be found below.

In Cauda Venenum track listing:

01. Livet’s Trädgård / Garden Of Earthly Delights (Intro)
02. Svekets Prins / Dignity
03. Hjärtat Vet Vad Handen Gör / Heart In Hand
04. De Närmast Sörjande / Next Of Kin
05. Minnets Yta / Lovelorn Crime
06. Charlatan
07. Ingen Sanning Är Allas / Universal Truth
08. Banemannen / The Garroter

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METALLICA – 2nd Annual Day Of Service

METALLICA’s second annual day of service is being held today, May 22nd, with the band rallying fans to volunteer at their local community food banks. Special swag from the group for doing so is available via select locations. In honor of that, they’ve shared the above acoustic live performance of “The Unforgiven” from their November 03rd acoustic benefit show that took place in San Francisco, CA.

Fans unable to volunteer today can donate to the band’s nonprofit charity organization, the All Within My Hands Foundation directly via YouTube. That November 2018 performance and an accompanying auction raised $1.3 million for the band’s charity foundation.

The audio of the set was released on vinyl as “Helping Hands…Live & Acoustic at The Masonic” this past February...

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Full Terror Assault Open Air Festival – the first true European-style open air festival for extreme music fans in the U.S. – will take place September 4, 5, 6 and 7, 2019 at Cave In Rock, IL’s Hogrock Campground. Fans will experience two days of pre-parties and activities, plus two more days of non-stop blistering sets from the best bands in underground extreme music of all kinds.

This year’s line-up will feature headlining metal legends Soulfly, thrash metal icons Vio-lence in their only Midwestern appearance, Canadian death metal outfit Kataklysm, Swedish death metal stalwarts Grave, thrash crossover kings M.O.D. performing a special half M.O.D./half S.O.D. set, and many more. Additional bands are scheduled to be announced very soon. See below for a full line-up.

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Johnny Depp Shapeshifts In Serbia (VIDEO)

2018 wasn’t exactly a good year for actor/rocker Johnny Depp. His ongoing battle versus his ex wife, Amber Heard, has reached a new level of disgraceful, on top of the fact that Depp was fired by Disney from working on any future Jack Sparrow Pirate films, he got sued by his own business manager (and lost a multi million dollar settlement), along with being taken to court by his own bodyguards for acting too belligerent on the movie set, not to forget another man who claims the actor punched him in the gut after losing his cool.

“Prior to ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ – the first one in 2003 – I had been essentially known within the confines of Hollywood as box office poison, you know what I’m saying? You know, I basically had built a career on 20 years of failures.” – Johnny Depp

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DEMON HUNTER – Premiere New Music Video

DEMON HUNTER have issued a new music video for “More Than Bones,” a track from their album, Peace, available now through Solid State Records. The clip was directed by Andy Maier and can be viewed above.

Demon Hunter is an American metal institution. The band embraces brazenly transcendent melodies, without apology, while maintaining a defiant heaviness reminiscent of the most timeless of metal music. For nearly two decades, Demon Hunter has weathered the changing tides of rock subculture, proving ever resistant to trends, and ever resilient, making music as determined and resolute as the men within the band.

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VINNIE PAUL – Grave Headstone Revealed

A new ornate headstone now adorns the grave of late PANTERA, HELLYEAH, etc. drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott. Vinnie was laid to rest beside his brother “Dimebag” Darrell and his mother Carolyn back on June 30th, 2018 after passing away to heart related issues on June 22nd.

He was buried at the Moore Memorial Gardens cemetery in Arlington, TX with a placeholder headstone of sorts originally setup for his grave. The finalized headstone, which is similar to that of his brother’s, was unveiled this past Friday, May 17th. You can see a photo of it HERE.

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