Sodom Confirmed For 70000 Tons Of Metal 2019

German thrash metal legends Sodom are the latest band to be confirmed for next year’s edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise. The ship will set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on January 31 and dock in Labadee, Haiti, before returning on February 4.

The lineup is now as follows:

Accept
Arkona
Bodyfarm
Coroner
Dark Funeral
Delain
Eluveitie
Ensiferum
Fleshgod Apocalypse
Gloryhammer
Heidevolk
In Vain
Kalmah
Max & Iggor: Return To Roots
Mayan
Mors Principium Est
Ne Obliviscaris
Nile
Obituary
Onslaught
Paradise Lost
Persefone
Pestilence
Rage
Riot V
Sodom
Soulfly
Steve Grimmett’s Grim Reaper
Subway To Sally
The Black Dahlia Murder
Tiamat
Tristania
Twilight Force
Unleash The Archers
Visions Of Atlantis
Vomitory
Warbringer

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Bodyfarm Added To 70000 Tons Of Metal 2019 Lineup

The organisers of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise has announced that Dutch death metal outfit Bodyfarm is the latest band to be added to the lineup for next year’s edition of the floating festival. The ship will set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on January 31 and dock in Labadee, Haiti, before returning on February 4.

The lineup is now as follows:

Accept
Arkona
Bodyfarm
Coroner
Dark Funeral
Delain
Eluveitie
Ensiferum
Fleshgod Apocalypse
Gloryhammer
Heidevolk
In Vain
Kalmah
Max & Iggor: Return To Roots
Mayan
Ne Obliviscaris
Nile
Obituary
Onslaught
Paradise Lost
Persefone
Pestilence
Rage
Riot V
Soulfly
Steve Grimmett’s Grim Reaper
Subway To Sally
The Black Dahlia Murder
Tiamat
Tristania
Twilight Force
Unleash The Archers
Visions Of Atlantis
Vomitory
Warbringer

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Paradise Lost & Tristania Added To 70000 Tons Of Metal

The organisers of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise has announced a further two bands for the 2019 edition of the event. Joining the lineup will be British Gothic metal pioneers Paradise Lost, who are currently promoting their latest studio album, “Medusa,” as well as fellow Gothic metal veterans Tristania, which will mark their first live performances since 2016. The floating festival will set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on January 31 and dock in Labadee, Haiti, before returning on February 4.

The lineup is now as follows:

Accept
Arkona
Coroner
Dark Funeral
Delain
Eluveitie
Ensiferum
Fleshgod Apocalypse
Gloryhammer
Heidevolk
In Vain
Max & Iggor: Return To Roots
Mayan
Ne Obliviscaris
Nile
Obituary
Onslaught
Paradise Lost
Persefone
Pestilence
Riot V
Soulfly
Steve Grimmett’s Grim Reaper
Subway To Sally
The Black Dahlia Murder
Tiamat
Tristania
Twilight Force
Unleash The Archers
Visions Of Atlantis
Vomitory
Warbringer

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Deicide Posts New Video, “Defying The Sacred” Online

Death metal icons Deicide have returned with “Overtures Of Blasphemy,” which sees the band return to their roots to create a stellar and uncompromising extreme metal masterpiece. The effort was produced by the world-renowned Jason Suecof (The Black Dahlia Murder, Trivium) at Audio Hammer Studios.

“Overtures Of Blasphemy” was released today via Century Media Records at digital retailers and streaming sites. Due to a manufacturing delay, all US physical purchase copies will be available next week, on September 21st.

A new music video for “Defying The Sacred” can be viewed below. The clip was directed by the renowned Scott Hansen (Animals As Leaders, Whitechapel).

Cover art was created by Zbigniew M. Bielak (Ghost, Paradise Lost, Mayhem).

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Cirith Ungol releases new track, “Witch’s Game”

– September 11th, 2018 –

12″ vinyl and picture disc now available for pre-order

Since their return to the stages of this world in 2016 at the “Frost & Fire” festival in Ventura, CA, Cirith Ungol has also played many successful festival shows in Europe. Due to the incredible demand and enthusiastic reactions from the fans, Cirith Ungol has decided to start writing and rehearsing a new song. The band now proudly unleashes their first studio recording since Paradise Lost in 1991!

The band comments: “‘Witch’s Game’ was forged for the upcoming animated movie ‘Planet of Doom’. Since we reunited in 2015, there was always a question if we would release new material. It was always on the top of our minds, and when approached to write a song that would be featured in this amazing movie, we agreed. We had already been working on songs for our 5th studio album and this was a perfect opportunity to dip our hooves back in the lake of fire! We are all very excited about the band’s future and hope you like this sampling of what we have been brewing in our secret lair!”

Listen to “Witch’s Game” now at metalblade.com/cirithungol – where you can also pre-order the track on vinyl (featuring a B-side with the live version of “Doomed Planet”) in the following versions:


–180 g black vinyl
–Rusty colored marbled vinyl (ltd. 500)
–Pastel orange/Red marbled vinyl (ltd. 300)
–Orange w/brown circle vinyl (ltd. 200 – High Roller exclusive)
–Clear dark brown marbled vinyl (ltd. 100 – band exclusive)
–Dead gold marbled vinyl (ltd. 300 – US exclusive)
–Picture Disc (ltd. 500)

Cirith Ungol online:
https://www.facebook.com/cirithungolofficial

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Bloodbath Reveals New Album, “The Arrow Of Satan Is Drawn” Details

Death metal supergroup Bloodbath has revealed that they will release their fifth album, “The Arrow Of Satan Is Drawn” on October 26th. Like all gore-drenched sequels, demonic death metal supergroup, Bloodbath’s fifth slice of morbid savagery comes even darker, nastier and sicker than before. It’s been four years since “Grand Morbid Funeral,” and Stockholm’s shadiest death cult – with members drawn from metal luminaries Paradise Lost, Katatonia, Opeth and Craft – return with a new slab of old-school, HM-2 driven blackness: “The Arrow Of Satan Is Drawn.”

There’s an extra nasty layer on “The Arrow Of Satan Is Drawn.” This time, among the usual chainsaw riffs and blasts, the darkness is also reflected in the addition of new guitarist Joakim Karlsson of Swedish black metal plague Craft. It’s a step forward that’s only given the band’s already fearsome fangs extra rabid bite.

He’s not the only extra face getting covered in gore. Track 2 “Bloodicide” – quite literally meaning ‘The Killing Of Blood’ – features a full house of British death metal guest stars, with Carcass’ Jeff Walker, Bolt Thrower/Memoriam UK singer Karl Willetts and Cancer Official Band’s John Walker all lending their larynxes to the madness.

Beware – for Satan’s Arrow Is Drawn…

Tracklisting:
1. Fleischmann
2. Bloodicide
3. Wayward Samaritan
4. Levitator
5. Deader
6. March Of The Crucifiers
7. Morbid Antichrist
8. Warhead Ritual
9. Only The Dead Survive
10. Chainsaw Lullaby

Bonus Tracks on Ltd Edition CD
11. Ride The Waves Of Fire
12. Wide Eyed Abandon

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Monument Of Misanthropy To Open Brutal Assault Festival 2018 w/ Suicidal Tendencies

Monument Of Misanthropy announce they will be performing with Suicidal Tendencies at the warm-up party of this year’s edition of Brutal Assault Festival in Jaroměř, Czech Republic. The warm-up party will take place on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Root, Gride and Beast Within The Sound will join them as support acts.

Time schedule for Tuesday August 7:

Doors – 2 pm
Show starts – 4-5 pm
Show ends – 10.30 pm

Tickets for the festival can be ordered HERE.

2018 Brutal Assault Festival line-up:

Suicidal Tendencies
Monument Of Misanthropy
Abysmal Grief
Act Of Defiance
Akercocke
Aluk Todolo
Angelmaker
Arkhon Infaustus
Armored Saint
At The Gates
Behemoth
Belphegor
Bleed From Within
Blood Incantation
Bölzer
Broken Hope
Brujeria
Cannibal Corpse
Carnifex
Carpathian Forest
Coffins Comeback Kid
Converge
Counterparts
Cruachan
Danzig
Dead Congregation
Diabolical
Dodecahedron
Dragged Into Sunlight
Dying Fetus
E-Force
Eskhaton
Esoteric
Evergreen
Terrace
Exhorder
Full of Hell
Godless Truth
Gojira
Grave Pleasures
Green Carnation
H2O
Harakiri For The Sky
Hate
Helmet
Hirax
Hypnos
Ingested
Inhume
Insanity Alert
Integrity
Jasad
Jasta
Kurokuma
Laibach
Marduk
Messiah
Ministry
Misery Index
Mortiis
Municipal Waste
Myrkur
Nasty
Neocaesar
NervoChaos
Nocturnus AD
Oraculum
Origin
Pain Pain Of Salvation
Pallbearer
Paradise Lost
Persefone
Perturbator
Pestilence
Pillorian
Plini
Poppy Seed Grinder
Protector
Ratos de Porao
Rolo Tomassi
Sadistic Intent
Sepultura
Silent Stream Of Godless Elegy
Terror
The Black Dahlia Murder
Toxic Holocaust
Ulsect
Uncured
Unleashed
Unsane
Wardruna
Wiegedood
Wisdom In Chains
Wrathprayer

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Paradise Lost To Re-Release 2001 Album, “Believe In Nothing”

Gothic metal pioneers Paradise Lost has announced that, following quickly on from the re-release of their 1999 album, “Host,” Nuclear Blast will be re-releasing the 2001 album, “Believe In Nothing.” The album will be remixed and remastered and include new artwork, which you can see below. The band has also posted a lyric video for the song, “Mouth,” which received the music video treatment in the initial promotion for the album, which can also be seen below.

Vocalist Nick Holmes stated: “It’s no secret that we were never entirely happy with the production on this record, despite really liking the songs. It’s been a long time coming, but we finally found the right moment to go back into the studio with Gomez (Orgone Studios) and play around with it. We hope you all enjoy the remixed version so you can hear how the songs were meant to sound.”

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Paradise Lost To Re-Release “Host” In March

British gothic metal pioneers Paradise Lost has announced that their 1999 album, “Host” will be remastered and re-released through Nuclear Blast Records on March 16th. The album will be available as digipack and in three different vinyl colours (black, clear and mint) for the first time ever.

Speaking about the album, vocalist Nick Holmes stated: “With the ‘Host’ album we wanted to take the ‘One Second’ concept further and make a very dark album with even more subtlety. It was a bold leap from all our previous albums, a leap too far some would say, but for me, the new remastered version really shows it’s still one of the bands strongest albums in terms of song writing, atmosphere and sheer misery.”

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Susperia (Dimmu Borgir, Satyricon Etc.) Premiere Lyric Video For New Song “I Entered”

Norwegian blackened thrash/heavy metallers Susperia, comprising former members of Dimmu Borgir, Satyricon and Old Man’s Child, release the first single from their recently announced new studio album, “The Lyricist”. Titled “I Entered”, the single is available in a form of a lyric video designed by Costin Chioreanu (At The Gates, Paradise Lost, Arch Enemy) below:

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