CANTO: DragonForce, Demons & Wizards, Golgotha, and More

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Two day streak!

  • Let’s start with an update from Golgotha. The Spanish doomers are preparing to release their fourth album, titled Erasing the Past, through Xtreem Music. It will be out on October 22nd, and you can check out a new track called “Distorted Tears” right now. Spoiler alert: it be good.
  • I stumbled on this Demons & Wizards footage from Wacken Open Air 2019 and got super nostalgic. This is a performance of the track “The Gunslinger”. I need to get back to that festival some year. Ya know, now that I’m a wise old man and all.
  • I’m not sure if anyone is familiar with, or planning on attending, HorrorHound Weekend (September 6-8 in Indianapolis). But if you are, you’ll be able to catch John 5 performing that Saturday. 
  • Ya know what? Let’s cram another YouTube link in here. DragonForce dropped a new video for “Heart Demolition”, off of the upcoming Extreme Power Metal full length out on September 27th. Let’s watch it.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

Donuts & CANTO: Incantation, Wacken Open Air, Guns ‘n’ Roses and more!

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May 30, 2017

Good morning, it’s time to metal. Hope everyone had a nice Memorial Day weekend, whether you were MDF-ing or otherwise. Here’s some news you might have missed from the last couple of days:

    • Leading off, Incantation have announced the name and release date for their new album. The new one’s called Profane Nexus, and drops August 11 on Relapse. Get excited, kiddies!

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Wacken Metal Battle USA Winner… Corpse Hoarder!

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For those that need a refresher — since it has been a couple of weeks after all — the final round of the inaugural Wacken Metal Battle USA was this past weekend (May 20th) down in Philadelphia. The event took place at the Whiskey Tango and featured Philadelphia-based finalists Corpse Hoarder and Power Theory, while Boston was represented by Goblet and Upheaval. Well, after numerous regional rounds featuring a wide variety of impressive local metal, the time has come to celebrate the victor. Let us all congratulate Corpse Hoarder on winning their spot at the legendary Wacken Open Air festival later this summer! Continue reading

Wacken Metal Battle USA – Boston Winners and Final Round Details

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And just like that, we have reached the end of our Boston region bracket. If you need to get caught up, here are the recaps from rounds one, two, and three. The final round took place last week at ONCE down in Boston and the bands emerging from Boston, and earning a spot at the Wacken Metal Battle USA Finals, are… Goblet and Upheaval! Continue reading

Wacken Metal Battle USA – Round 3 Winner: Upheaval

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Ladies and gentlemen, we have our finalists! The third round of the Boston region for the Wacken Metal Battle USA took place March 29th at ONCE Somerville and I’m thrilled to introduce the last finalist: Upheaval. The finals are still a few weeks out, so before getting into all of those details, let’s take a closer look at last week’s winner…

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