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October 24, 2021
LIMITED EDITION LIVE IN '85 VINYL LPS FROM CANADIAN METAL LEGENDS SACRIFICE AND SLAUGHTER AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER

Cursed Blessings Records is now offering limited edition live recordings from legendary Canadian outfits Sacrifice and Slaughter, both as individual numbered LPs and bundles going under the title Live In '85. A special Sacrifice & Slaughter Live In '85 VIP bundle is also available.

Go to this location to pre-order the albums below. Both are due to ship in February 2022. Click the link for complete details.

October 24, 2021
VOIVOD COMPLETES RECORDING NEW ALBUM

Canadian innovative metallers VOIVOD have completed recording their new album at RadicArt studio in Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Quebec with producer Francis Perron. The LP, expected for release in 2022 via Century Media Records, is now being mastered at Maor Appelbaum Mastering in Los Angeles.

On Thursday (October 21), VOIVOD guitarist Daniel "Chewy" Mongrain shared a few photos from the studio on his Facebook page and he included the following message

October 19, 2021
SEPULTURA POSTPONES EUROPEAN TOUR WITH SACRED REICH AND CROWBAR

Even though the world is slowly opening up and shows are starting to take place, there is still too much uncertainty with the ever-changing rules between the different countries in Europe. As a result of this, Sepultura are forced to postpone their UK/European "Quadra" tour to 2022.

Andreas Kisser comments "It's really hard to postpone another tour once again, due to the Covid-19 restrictions. We are forced to do this to make sure everyone is safe to enjoy the concerts.

October 18, 2021
BONDED - PREMIERE NEW TRACK

Bonded, the group by former Sodom members Bernd “Bernemann” Kost (Guitars) and Markus “Makka” Freiwald (Drums) alongside second guitarist Chris Tsitsis (ex-Suicidal Angels), bassist Marc Hauschild and vocalist Ingo Bajonczak (Assassin), have decided to stick to their guns and once again collaborated with producer Cornelius Rambadt

October 17, 2021
FURY UNVEIL "HELL OF A NIGHT" VIDEO

"How did I get myself into such a mess? You'll have to watch the new Fury music video, 'Hell Of A Night', to find out," says bassist Becky Baldwin.

"I love combining music with horror, and a good lump of comedy for good measure, too! The first single from our forthcoming album is out now. 'Hell Of A Night' is a tribute to scary movies, so we had to get it out in time for Halloween." 

October 16, 2021
MACHINE HEAD FANS CELEBRATE BAND'S 30TH ANNIVERSARY: A VIDEO MESSAGE FROM 'HEAD CASES' WORLDWIDE

To celebrate MACHINE HEAD's 30th anniversary, fan Anas Al-Ethawi teamed up with some of his fellow fans from around the world to put together a video of what the San Francisco Bay Area metal band means to them.

The resulting 19-minute video has been uploaded to MACHINE HEAD's official YouTube channel and can be seen below.

October 16, 2021
EXODUS RELEASES LYRIC VIDEO FOR NEW SONG 'THE YEARS OF DEATH AND DYING'

San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans EXODUS will release their new album, "Persona Non Grata", on November 19 via Nuclear Blast Records. The official lyric video for the disc's third single, "The Years Of Death And Dying".

Drummer Tom Hunting comments: "'The Years Of Death And Dying' started out as a poem, from the perspective of Death, being a thinking entity, always watching and looking for weakness and opportunity to come calling for people.

October 15, 2021
KERRY KING SAYS SLAYER "QUIT TOO EARLY" - "I HATE NOT F@$KING PLAYING

Guitarist Kerry King has revealed that he thinks Slayer, who played their final show in November 2019 in Los Angeles, called it a day too early.

King took part in a recent video compilation offering congratulations to Machine Head on their 30th anniversary. In the video (see below) he says...

October 10, 2021
STEVE 'ZETRO' SOUZA: 'PERSONA NON GRATA' IS EXODUS'S 'BEST' ALBUM SO FAR

EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza was asked in a new interview with MetalgodZradiO if he would agree that the band's upcoming album, "Persona Non Grata", is the group's "best" effort to date. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Yes, definitely. When we were recording it, and after we got done with it, we were saying that, and people are gonna say, 'Well, how can you say that when there's 'Bonded [By Blood]'...

October 10, 2021
METAL CHURCH - KURT VANDERHOOF CONFIRMS BAND WILL CONTINUE

Metal Church fans have been wondering what's next for the band since the death of frontman Mike Howe, who took his own life last July at the age of 55.

Founding member and guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof just recently announced the return of his short-lived early 90's hard rock band Hall Aflame via Facebook,

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