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Nile Streaming New Song “The Inevitable Degradation Of Flesh”

A new Nile track by the name of “The Inevitable Degradation Of Flesh” has been posted for streaming via the official webstore of their label, Nuclear Blast. The song can be heard at either of the pre-order pages located here. It appears on the bands forthcoming album, “At The Gate Of Sethu“, which is due in stores July 03rd.

Whitechapel guitarist Alex Wade feels the band have moved beyond the genre tag of deathcore. The following exchange recently took place in an interview with Metal Insider:

The “deathcore” tag gets applied to you guys a lot, but it seems like the death metal quotient keeps getting upped on every record, even though the hardcore side is still there. Do you ever feel limited by getting lumped in with the deathcore scene?

“Not so much limited because we put no limit on our music. We do pretty much whatever the fuck we want. But, I just…I feel kind of frustrated when these days we’re doing so much more than just deathcore, yet people who don’t fully understand what we’re doing, or what deathcore really is, just since, you know, that’s what we started out as, they just kind of tend to lump everything that we do from the beginning of our career up until now, they just continue to keep lumping it into that genre.

And, you know, like I’ve said, to me – it doesn’t make me mad, it’s just frustrating because we’re so much more than that now and, I don’t know, I just wish people would realize that we’re definitely doing something above and beyond the call of “deathcore” these days.”

The bands new self-titled album arrived in stores today, June 19th, through Metal Blade.

Dew-Scented Confirm “Icarus” Guest Vocalists

Dew-Scented have have confirmed the guest vocalists set to grace their new album “Icarus“. Among those set to appear are Rob Urbinati (Sacrifice), Dennis Schneider (Retaliation/Final Breath) and Dan Swanö (Edge Of Sanity/Bloodbath). Here’s how the effort will shape up:

01 – “Hubris
02 – “Sworn To Obey
03 – “Thrown To The Lions
04 – “Storm Within
05 – “Gleaming Like Silver” (feat. Rob Ubrinati)
06 – “By My Own Hand
07 – “The Fall Of Man” (feat. Dennis Schneider)
08 – “Reawakening” (feat. Dan Swanö)
09 – “Destined To Collapse
10 – “A Final Procession
11 – “Perpetuated” (feat. Dennis Schneider)

The album is scheduled for a July 31st North American release through Prosthetic Records with pre-orders available at Indiemerch.com.

Dirge Within & Forged In Flame Reportedly Exit Upcoming “Shockwave Festival”

Rumors abound that the upcoming “Shockwave Festival” bill has been scaled back. A new admat for the trek was recently posted on the Facebook of tour headliners, Fear Factory. The admat omits two previously announced acts for the tour: Dirge Within and Forged In Flame. Dirge Within have since pulled the “Shockwave Festival” dates from their Facebook as well. The apparently revised lineup for the tour now includes:

Fear Factory
Voivod
Cattle Decapitation
Misery Index
Revocation
Havok
Vildhjarta
Last Chance To Reason
The Browning

Dates and details for the tour can be found at Shockwavefest.com.

Alleged New Killswitch Engage Song Leaks Online

What is purported to be a new Killswitch Engage track has been making the rounds online today. Warner Bros. have already taken down the Youtube postings of the video for copyright infringement, adding to the credibility of the track. Being the internet, the song continues to circulate on sites such as this Tumblr. Included tags on the track seem to suggest that the groups forthcoming album may be titled “Disarm The Decent“.

Studio Footage From New Cult Of Luna Album Sessions Available

Cult Of Luna have posted some studio footage from the recent May recording sessions for their next album. The band made mention last month that they are in the process of negotiating a new recording contract, etc. for the eventual release of the album. More details are expected soon.

In This Moment Detail New Album “Blood”

In This Moment have revealed both the cover art and track listing for their new album “Blood“. You can check out both below while the Kevin Churko (Ozzy Osbourne, Five Finger Death Punch) produced offering is due in stores on August 14th via Century Media.

01 – “Rise With Me
02 – “Blood
03 – “Adrenalize
04 – “Whore
05 – “You’re Gonna Listen
06 – “It Is Written
07 – “Burn
08 – “Scarlet
09 – “Aries
10 – “From The Ashes
11 – “Beast Within
12 – “Comanche
13 – “The Blood Legion
14 – “11_11

click here for the cover art…