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Behemoth Announces “I Loved You At Your Darkest” Tour Edition

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The Press Release:
This January/February, Behemoth will embark on a European tour with Slipknot (dates below). For this monumental trek, Behemoth will re-release 2018’s critically acclaimed I Loved You at Your Darkest as a new tour edition, featuring a documentary and bonus live tracks from the ‘Maida Vale’ BBC Radio 1 session. In addition to being available on the road, the ‘Maida Vale’ tracks will also be available digitally on January 10th; to pre-order yours now in the USA, please visit: metalblade.com/behemoth

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Front-man Nergal comments: “With having just celebrated the 1-year anniversary of ‘ILYAYD’, we are very excited to offer a new lease of life to this special record and present to you our ‘ILYAYD Tour Edition’! Initially, this will be a tour exclusive during the coming Slipknot dates in January and February. The bonus material was taken during release week of ‘ILYAYD’ in London; professionally filmed performance from our previously unreleased ‘Maida Vale’ session for Radio 1 AND a full documentary covering the monumental week, including ‘Thou Art Darkest, London’! Enjoy it!”
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“Masquerade Of Madness” (Single) by King Diamond

Artist: King Diamond
Title: “Masquerade Of Madness” (Single)
Label: Metal Blade Records
Release Date: 11/8/2019
Genre: Heavy Metal
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It was only a few short hours ago that the legendary King Diamond took over NYC with a show at Brooklyn’s beautiful King’s Theatre. While we were not in attendance to be able to share much about the show with you, I did learn that a brand-new song called “Masquerade Of Madness” was performed mid-way through the show. Now that the clock has struck midnight, the rest of the world can absorb it via whatever their preferred streaming service might be. The song is available on all of them and comes care of Metal Blade Records. Let’s discuss in brief.
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Killswitch Engage Announce Spring 2020 North American Tour

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Here’s another cool tour for the masses as the crushing might that is Killswitch Engage will head out on their “Atonement” tour in 2020 and be joined by August Burns Red. Read on down below into the full press release and I’ll return at the close.

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The Press Release:
Grammy-nominated and Gold-selling hard rock heavyweights Killswitch Engage have announced their Spring 2020 North American tour plans. The band, recently recognized by Forbes as “one of modern metal’s most cherished acts”, will return to the road to headline clubs and theaters across the US and Canada. The trek kicks off on March 10 in Cleveland and runs through April 12 in Boston. Lancaster, Pennsylvania’s own August Burns Red will serve as main support for all of the dates. Additional acts appearing on the tour will be announced at a later date. All tour dates are below.
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Batushka Cancels North American Headline Tour Dates

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It was only a few short months ago that we helped share the information about Batushka’s return to the USA in support of their Metal Blade Records album “Hospodi” (seen HERE). Sadly, I’m returning to the subject to share that thanks to band lineup changes, a constant barrage of bad blood and of course the vox populi on the social networks, this tour has been cancelled in full. Let’s take a look at the official statement that was posted on the bands Official Facebook Page.

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The Official Statement:
As has been reported, we have cancelled all up and coming international touring until a time where the dispute between Derph and myself is resolved. Massive financial and bureaucratic undertakings are required to make international touring at this scale work, coupled with the daily firefighting of Batushka’s day-to-day business, it has taken it’s toll and we have reached our limit.
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DragonForce Announce Performance @ TwitchCon 2019

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The Press Release:
On September 27th, power metal legends DragonForce will perform at TwitchCon 2019 in San Diego, CA during the opening ceremony at the Glitch Theatre, to celebrate the launch of their 8th full-length, Extreme Power Metal. In addition to the live audience of thousands, this performance will be streamed live on Twitch. Guitarist Herman Li said, “I’m extremely excited to be part of the Twitch opening ceremony and to throw the biggest metal album launch party of the year. Everyone’s invited! If you can’t make it in person, make sure you join the livestream.”

Twitch is a one-of-a-kind collision of subcultures, games, communities, and streamers co-creating content around everything they’re into, with over 1.3 million people participating at any moment. For more information about how to watch, please visit: https://www.twitchcon.com/schedule/opening-ceremony
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