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Nile Announces “The Vile Nilotic Rites” Part II Tour

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The Press Release:
Technical death metal Egyptologists NILE are proud to announce the Vile Nilotic Rites Part II! The 43 date trek will kick-off on September 26th in Durham, NC and will make stops in Toronto, Denver and Atlanta before concluding in Monterey on November 14th at Explanda De Los Sultanes.
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This Just In: Opeth Cancels Some North American Dates Due To Illness

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Back in October we shared the news about the return of Opeth to our shores and a North American Tour. The full scoop on that and some album discussion can be found by clicking HERE. Sadly, with road travel there sometimes comes an issue. Read on down below the original poster.

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The Statement:
“I regret to inform you that we have to cancel the following shows on the North American run: Worcester, Toronto and Montreal. The reason being ”acute laryngitis” according to the doc. It all started with voice problems in Royal Oak, Michigan. I had a doctor take a look at me before that show, and even if he gave me the all-clear in terms of being free from flu symptoms and the likes, he couldn’t dismiss potential problems with the vocal cords. Which indeed I had during Saturdays show. So we have a day off to rest during Sunday and arrived in sunny Worcester Monday morning to another doctor’s appointment. This time the doctor advised a 3-4 day rest due to “acute laryngitis”. We set the stage up and started getting ready for soundcheck anyways. As I was warming up my voice it was abundantly clear that I was not going to be able to perform at the level where I want to be vocally. I sounded like a goddamn troll. And not in a good way.
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Eluveitie Announces North American Fall Tour

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For me it feels like I was just talking about and enjoying the band Eluveitie since they were only here back in October of last year at the now shuttered Playstation Theater (bow in humble respect). Moments ago, the band revealed their plans to return to the states for another visit and we NYC Metalheads are lucky since we get two nights of Folk Metal mayhem at the Gramercy Theatre. Read on down below for the full scoop.

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The Press Release:
Swiss folk metal giants ELUVEITIE will make their awaited return to North America in fall 2020 for an extensive tour that will kick off in West Palm Beach, FL on September 21st and will culminate in Houston, TX on October 25th. The band is doing a victory lap run of the territory in support of their widely acclaimed 2019 record, Ategnatos, that’s available now from Nuclear Blast. Tour dates listed below. Purchase tickets via the link down below.
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Nuclear Blast Presents: Nightwish “Noise” Official Video

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It was only a few short weeks ago that we helped share the news about the upcoming Nightwish studio album, “Human :||: Nature” and if you didn’t manage to see that announcement just click HERE to be up to speed. Just a short time ago, the world got the first peek at this new music with an official video for the track “Noise”. Let’s take a look and then I will return with some thoughts on it all.


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Testament Announces North American Tour

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The Press Release:
Legendary bay area thrash metal giants TESTAMENT are proud to announce their North American 2020 tour. The 30-date trek will kick-off in Phoenix on April 20th and will make stops in Austin, Mexico, and Toronto before concluding in Anaheim on May 28th. Joining them on the tour are THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, label mates MUNICIPAL WASTE and MESHIAAK.

“I’m super excited about TESTAMENT’s tour with THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER and MUNICIPAL WASTE” states Alex Skolnick. “As much as we’ve enjoyed touring with bands who emerged before us, from our own time period and slightly later eras, it will be a fresh experience to share the bill with these two, both of whom formed in the new Millennium, each with a unique perspective and a sound unlike anyone else. It’ll be a fun night of music. Don’t miss it!»
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