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You can watch Rage Against The Machine drummer Brad Wilk perform with his latest band The Last Internationale on the ‘Late Show With David Letterman‘ last night (August 27th) below. That band released their new album “We Will Reign” earlier this month.
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Blut Aus Nord Detail New Album “Memoria Vetusta III – Saturnian Poetry”

The new Blut Aus Nord album “Memoria Vetusta III – Saturnian Poetry” is set to bow overseas on October 10th. The track listing and the cover art—done by Kristian “Necrolord” Wahlin—have been unveiled in advance of the effort:

01 – “Prelude
02 – “Paien
03 – “Tellus Mater
04 – “Forhist
05 – “Henosis
06 – “Metaphor Of The Moon
07 – “Clarissima Mundi Lumina
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A report over at Billboard.com reveals that last week’s 3.97 million total albums sold in the US represents the least amount of albums sold in a weekly period since the advent of the Nielsen SoundScan back in 1991.

The piece goes on to imply that the continued decline of album sales follows a market shift towards streaming rather than purchasing. An unidentified sales head of a label said of this years sales trend:

“Sales have been going in the wrong direction all year. I guess its overdue, when you look at [the growth of streaming].”

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Darkest Hour Back To Working On “The Mark Of The Judas” Reissue

When Darkest Hour first signed with Sumerian Records over a year ago, there was talk of a reissue of their full-length debut, “The Mark Of The Judas“. Those plans continue, as the band have revealed on their Facebook that they are actively working on the project. Their self-titled seventh album hit stores earlier this month.

Liferuiner To Begin Recording New Album Shortly

Liferuiner have announced that they will commence recording their new album “NOMADS” next month. Jay Maas (Defeater, Counterparts) will mix and master the outing, which will be produced by Derek Hoffman of Fox Sounds. An early 2015 release through InVogue Records is being planned for the outing.

More details have arrived for Rammstein guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe‘s new album from his Emigrate project. That outing was previously revealed to be titled “Silent So Long” and will now make its way to North American stores on October 21st through Spinefarm Records.

Some high-profile guests have been lined up for the effort, including Motörhead‘s Lemmy Kilmister, Marilyn Manson, Korn‘s Jonathan Davis, Peaches and Frank Delle of Seeed.

First Trailer Posted For Upcoming Gwar Documentary “Let There Be Gwar”

A Gwar documentary titled “Let There Be GWAR” is in the works and Style Weekly have got their hands on a meaty 9-minute trailer (see below). The feature is being directed by Don “Sleazy P. Martini” Drakulich and produced by the bands slave, Bob Gorman. Release details for the feature have yet to be divulged.

The same report linked above also mentions that the bands camp have pitched a graphic novel of the bands mythos to Dark Horse Comics, while Gorman is also compiling a 300-page coffee table book on the band.
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There’s been some revisions made to the lineup of this years US ‘Knotfest‘, which is due to hit the San Manuel Amphitheater & Campgrounds in San Bernardino, CA in October. In light of Satyricon‘s departure and the addition of Avatar, the festival has had some billing changes, which you can see below. In addition, the lineup for ‘Stage 004′ will be announced on Monday, September 08th.

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Mastodon’s Brent Hinds Appears To Have Recorded A Black Sabbath Cover

Mastodon vocalist/guitarist Brent Hinds is apparently involved in an upcoming cover of Black Sabbath‘s “Cornucopia“. MetalSucks picked up on the following video footage of the alleged cover that was uploaded by Johnny Lesak of Atlanta’s Blindfold Productions. Lesak described the video as being part of some “secret sessions.” No official word on it as of yet.
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