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Darkthrone’s ‘‘Goatlord: Original’ to be released on 10th February


Darkthrone began life in the late 80s, experimenting with thrash, death & doom metal before eventually delving into the black metal genre & becoming synonymous with the style as one of the most highly regarded acts.

‘Goatlord’ was the title of what was to originally be Darkthrone’s second album. The style followed very much in the vein of debut, ‘Soulside Journey’, with a mid-paced melodic, yet technical, death metal style. After the full completion of the tracks, however, Darkthrone’s focus shifted towards black metal and a more primitive style of composition & so the album was shelved, while work commenced on what was to be the Norwegian black metal milestone, ‘A Blaze in the Northern Sky’, which incorporated some parts from the ‘Goatlord’ tracks.

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ENSLAVED announce co-headline North American tour with Insomnium + special album release event in Bergen


Enslaved are pleased to announce a month-long, North American co-headline tour with Insomnium. The run will take place in April 2023, shortly after the release of Enslaved‘s new studio album, Heimdal, out March 3rd. Support on the road will come from Black Anvil

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The Acacia Strain, Fit for An Autopsy, + Full of Hell Announce Co-Headline US Tour With Primitive Man as Special Guest


FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY, FULL OF HELL, and THE ACACIA STRAIN will hit the road on a co-headliner with special guest PRIMITIVE MAN for one of the most extreme packages in recent memory!

The tour kicks off on March 8 in Brooklyn and runs through April 1 in Worcester, MA. All dates are below.

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ABORTED release new single ‘Infinite Terror’


Just in time for the kick-off of their nearly completely sold-out tour with Lorna Shore, cinematic extreme metal masters ABORTED have released ‘Infinite Terror’, their first single in partnership with Nuclear Blast Records. The new track is a storm of thundering blastbeats, bone-shaking growls and razor sharp riffs.

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ABORTED sign with Nuclear Blast Records + announce new single ‘Infinite Terror’


Today, NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS are proud to announce the signing of Belgian extreme metallers ABORTED.

To coincide with the announcement, ABORTED have confirmed their first single in partnership with NUCLEAR BLAST titled ‘Infinite Terror’ that will be released on October 19th.

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CRADLE OF FILTH Kick Off  European Tour on October 1 + Special Halloween Event, The Monstrous Sabbat, on October 29 in London


Extreme metal icons CRADLE OF FILTH are back to hit European stages this fall, starting October 1 in Paris! The English cult-followed outfit, led and revolutionized by iconic frontman Dani Filth, will visit 22 cities across 12 different counties, accompanied by Alcest and Naraka. This massive event reaches its peak on Saturday, October 29 at London venue indigo at The O2 where CRADLE OF FILTH will celebrate Halloween with a very special and spooky evening under the banner of The Monstrous Sabbat. See below for all current dates and further info on The Monstrous Sabbat.

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