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Enslaved Studio

Not a lot of bands get to a point in their lifespan where they are putting out their 13th album. Very few are as good as famed Norwegian progressive/black metal  Enslaved, because their past two albums, RIITIIR and Axioma Ethica Odini were pretty much their best. Needless to say, news of them entering the studio to work on a new one is very exciting. Check out the details after the jump – they’re doing some interesting things with this album. View Full Article »

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Rémi Gallego, AKA The Algorithm, is a blog favorite and one of my personal heroes. Spinning his unique web of electronic music, djent and down right metal, Gallego is able to create some of the most infectious vibes out there. His ability, for me, lies in his ability to change his sound immensely from work to work and if his recent album isn’t testimony enough, you can now check out a new track from him. Head on over the jump to stream it!

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We’ve already informed you that Soen‘s upcoming album is a big step forward for the band. The maturing of their sound comes with a further inclination towards more technical aspects of metal while conserving their emotionally laden core. ‘Tabula Rasa’ is a fine example of this shift and now you can have a listen for yourself, as the band have released a video for the track. Head on over the jump to wipe the slate clean!

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Pianos Become The Teeth - Late Lives Cropped

Today, Brooklyn Vegan debuted the second in a series of singles that Pianos Become the Teeth are releasing in order to build hype for their new album, Keep You. The songs are doing their job incredibly well. Check out the post-rock tinged tune ‘Late Lives’ after the jump.

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For the past week, Mastodon have been building hype for the release of the official music video for “The Motherload,” the second single from their superb 2014 album Once More ‘Round The Sun. These teasers started out innocently enough, consisting of shots of the band members on set. However, eyebrows were raised as the official release date grew nearer, as the teasers took an interassting turn.

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It wasn’t too long ago that we told you about Cognizance and their upcoming EP, _Inceptum. We’re quickly nearing the fall release window, and the band have appropriately just released the first single ‘The Succession of Flesh’ in the form of a lyric video. This is 4 minutes of tech-death that you don’t want to miss, with Alex Rüdinger of The Faceless on drums, not to mention the two guest spots from Eyal Levi of Daath and Suffocation‘s Frank Mullen. Check out the song after the jump:

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Tom Fountainhead GeldschlagerTechnical death metal legends Obscura recently announced that guitarist Christian Muenzner (Alkaloid, ex-Necrophagist) and drummer Hannes Grossmann left the band. While they found a replacement rather quickly in Sebastian Lanser of Panzerballett, they hadn’t announced a replacement until now. Cue Tom Geldschäger of Fountainhead, who uses fretless guitars. And they’re working on a new album. Check after the jump for more information and samples of Tom’s work.

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Blood Mantra
The highly anticipated new Decapitated album, Blood Mantra, comes out tomorrow, but if the anticipation is absolutely killing you and you can’t possibly wait another day, the whole album is up for streaming over at Metal Hammer. Click the link to hear it, and while you’re listening, read more info after the jump.

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mostprizedIt could be a ticket stub, it could be a guitar, it could be a t-shirt or CD or Vinyl, but if you look around you, chances are you have a Most Prized Metal Possession. Some of ours after the jump.

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greghamptontitleWe say it all the time, the Scrobbler doesn’t lie. So what will we find Greg Hampton of up and coming Tech Death band The Zenith Passage is (really) listening to after the jump?

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