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Memoriam sign with Nuclear Blast Past and current members of Bolt Thrower and Benediction retaliate.

This slipped under the radar! Apparently, back in January, Karl Willets (vocals; Bolt Thrower) and Frank Healy (bass; Benediction, Sacrilege) started a new band with Andy Whale (drums; ex-Bolt Thrower) to “jam out some cover versions of old classic songs that had influenced us in the past along with some cover versions from the bands we had played with over the years, and maybe eventually do a few low key gigs” in the wake of…

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Gruesome are visiting the (un)holy land! Cuz where's more fun than Florida in August?

DEATH worshippers GRUESOME are hitting the road to support their new EP, Dimensions of Horror, out now on Relapse Records. Their 10-date European run is preceded by what will no doubt be 3 suitably swampy August shows in the home of gators, sweltering humidity and inexplicable behavior: Florida. North American Dates Aug 4 Tampa, FL New World Brewery Aug 5 Winter Park, FL The Haven Aug 6 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Kreepy Tiki European Dates Aug…

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60% of Entombed are back together! Reunited and it feels so uuuurrrrrrgh!!!

Decibel Magazine broke the news a couple weeks ago that the mighty ENTOMBED is back in action with 3 original members: Guitarists Alex Hellid & Ulf Cedarlund and drummer/writer/driving force/sometimes secret vocalist Nicke Andersson! Plans on the table at the moment are Close-Up Magazine’s Båten cruise in late October and a performance of Entombed’s 1991 classic Clandestine with the Malmö Symphony Orchestra on November 12.

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Incantation Summer 2016 Tour

Incantation are set to play some select US dates and a solid European run this summer, kicking off with an appearance at the Obscene Extreme fest in the Czech Republic. June US Dates Jun 24 Columbus, OH O’Shecky’s* Jun 25 Crest Hill, IL Bada Brew* Jun 26 Lansing, MI Mac’s Bar* July European Dates Jul 14 Obscene Extreme Festival – Trutnov (CZE) Jul 15 Neudegg Alm Abtenau – Salzburg (AUT) Jul 16 Elyon Club –…

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Nuclear War Now have found a new home

Exciting update from Nuclear War Now: “The future headquarters of NWN has been found. The offer was accepted recently and we’ve already begun the process of closing the deal. It’s taken a bit longer than expected, and cost a bit more, but the end result will be better than we had originally planned. This location will provide more than 6000 sq ft of working space for NWN, and enough space to host a retail record store…

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Infestdead gets an anthology Dan Swano's death metal band gets a second life on vinyl.

Century Media have snuck out what appears to be a nice anthology for Infestdead, Dan Swano’s early ’90s death metal project. Remastered by Swano himself (naturally), Satanic Serenades is a 2xLP on 180g wax in a gatefold sleeve adorned in art by Gyula Havancsák (Annihilator,Destruction, Jungle Rot) in both traditional black and limited edition gold (100 copies).   The CD version of Satanic Serenades starts at $14 on Amazon right now.

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FREE DOWNLOAD: Immolation, “Providence”

Scion A/V may be corporate marketing scum, but at least they’re pimping some good bands. Hot on the heels of the surprisingly good Enslaved EP comes “Providence”, another free EP, this time from our very own death metal legends, Immolation. Production is right in line with the glorious “Majesty & Decay”, the download is fast and flawless and it even comes with 800×800 artwork. Can’t really ask for more. Update: We originally linked to Scion’s marketing page for…

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Ancient MORGUE video surfaces on YouTube

Chicago’s own Morgue released “Eroded Thoughts” back in 1993 (Grindcore Records) and in addition to be an overlooked gem in the death metal canon, it’s also a bit of a collector’s item  (a copy just went for $95 on eBay). This popped up on YouTube a few days ago: According to bassist/vocalist Brad Buldak’s (Absconder) Facebook post regarding the video, “This is actually us playing Eroded Thoughts not Plague Birth…..first time unearthed on the internet…

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Morgoth’s back, baby! Germany's gruesome fivesome reunites

I’d read that they were playing Europe and doing the entire Cursed album but this is the first visual evidence I’ve seen. If nothing else, they look great. Here’s a little teaser they did this Spring to announce the reunion: And here’s the video for the classic Isolated from “Cursed”: Check out the tour dates on the official Morgoth site: www.morgoth-band.org Follow the band on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MorgothOfficial

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