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BATUSHKA: Polish Black Metal Legion Joins The Metal Blade Records Roster; ‘Litourgiya’ Re-Issue To See Release November 3rd!

Polish black metal legion BATUSHKA are the latest additions to the Metal Blade Records’ US roster.

Pronounced “Batjushka,” the band’s Cyrillic name Батюшка means “father” and is used to address an Eastern Orthodox priest. Despite their themes and imagery, they are not a Christian band. The identities of the members are unknown, but they are involved with other bands. Their live lineup contains eight members.

Metal Blade will re-issue BATUSHKA’s Litourgiya full-length, initially released in 2015 in limited quantity via Witching Hour Productions, on November 3rd. Despite its relative cult status, the record earned critical accolades from journalists “in the know.”

In a 4...

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GWAR Premieres Video for ‘I’ll Be Your Monster’ via!

The wait is almost over, GWAR are set to release their latest opus ‘The Blood of Gods’ tomorrow (October 20th) via Metal Blade Records.

Today they have teamed up with, the online home of the Howard Stern Show, for an exclusive premiere of their new video for ‘I’ll Be Your Monster.’ Get a first look at the video, directed by David Brodsky of MyGoodEye, HERE!

‘The Blood of Gods’ is available for pre-order at

Digital pre-orders come with instant downloads of ‘Fuck This Place’, ‘El Presidente’ and ‘I’ll Be Your Monster’.

“This record is gonna knock your socks off. I mean, I don’t have feet, but I think that’s a thing. It rocks! It is quite simply, the best collection of recorded music in the history of the world. Buy it...

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American extreme metallers GOATWHORE have just announced a full European tour in support of SEPULTURA! Other bands on the line-up include OBSCURA and FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY!

Comments Ben Falgoust from GOATWHORE:
“Greetings European and UK Metal Heads! We are proud to announce our return in 2018 alongside Sepultura & Obscura. It is a much anticipated trek for us, especially in support of our current release ‘Vengeful Ascension’.

Expect to hear a bunch of tunes from our newest release, mixed with an assortment of songs from past releases. We are quite thrilled at this opportunity to return European/UK soil and are looking forward to raging with you all!”

Machine Messiah Tour 2018
23.02.2018 DE – Leipzig, Conne Island

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BUSTER SHUFFLE Announce More Dates in November! ‘I’ll Take What I Want’ Out on November 24, 2017!

BUSTER SHUFFLE have announced more dates across Europe leading up to the release of their highly anticipated and long awaited new album ‘I’ll Take What I Want ‘ on Burning Heart Records on November 24, 2017

After finishing up a highly successful West Coast US tour with Giuda and two dates in Mexico plus three UK album release party shows there’s more live action happening.

November 2017
2nd – Molotow Skybar, Hamburg, Germany
3rd – Ramones Museum, Berlin, Germany
4th – Die Wohngemeinschaft Cologne, Germany
10th – Star And Garter Manchester, United Kingdom
11th – Wheatsheaf Banbury, United Kingdom
12th – Waterloo Blackpool, United Kingdom
16th – Yardbirds Rock Club Grimsby, United Kingdom
23rd – De Klinker Aarschot, Belgium
24th – Holyland Festi...

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BEATSTEAKS To Release New Album ‘Yours’ in The UK on November 10, 2017!

BEATSTEAKS will release their new album ‘Yours’ in the UK on Warner Music on November 10, 2017. It’s their first since the chart topping self titled ‘Beatsteaks’ from 2014 which went straight to Number one in Germany!

‘Yours’ is a true gift from the heart, by a special band to their fans. It’s the ultimate Beatsteaks mixtape with no less than 21 new songs and guest appearances by the likes of Jamie T, Chad Price (All), Deichkind, Farin Urlaub (Die Ärzte) and many more.

Jamie T, an old friend of the band who opened for them back in 2007, wrote the anti-Brexit track “Hate To Love” which is reminiscent of BEATSTEAKS 2004 hit “Hello Joe” from their break-through album ‘Smack Smash’. 

Already massive on the mainland BEATSTEAKS will be back in the UK the same day ...

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