Tau Cross Releases New Track “Burn With Me” From Upcoming Album Messengers of Deception

Revolutionary but traditional metal/punk band Tau Cross — continuing, among others, the legacy of legendary hardcore band Amebix — unleashes its forthcoming album Messengers of Deception on December 4th, but has released a teaser track for the song “Burn With Me,” featuring a video by Jakob Moth which showcases some of the imagery and aesthetics behind the band. This continues the search for a single voice between punk, metal, and hard rock that avoids both commercialism and indecisive polyglot, instead creating a powerful sound of dissent and exploration.

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Carcass – Despicable (2020)

This EP could serve as a demonstration of the futility of postmodernism and pluralism, since riffs from hard rock, speed metal, death metal, and progressive rock happily coexist in these songs, but with each pulling in its own direction, songs have no center and tend to ramble between moments of clarity before drifting away.

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Sacramentum Detail Finis Malorum Re-Issue

Following up on an earlier announcement, Vic Records released the complete details:

Re-issue of legendary 1994 mini cd plus two covers tracks (Sepultura’s ‘The Cure/ Antichrist’ and Mercyful Fate’s ‘Black Masses’), their 5 track 1993 demo ‘Sedes Impiorum’, and one very early and rare track. All tracks are carefully digitalized, restored and remastered by Achilleas Kalantzis at Suncord Audiolab (Varathron, Benediction,Gomorrah). The booklet contains extensive liner notes by French journalist Olivier ‘Zoltar’Badin (Cathedral, Dark Funeral, Treblinka) and many rare pictures. Finis Malorum was recorded in Unisound Studios, Sweden with Dan Swano (Katatonia, Opeth, Dissection) and the cover tracks were recorded with Kings Diamond’s Andy Laroque at his Los Angered Recordings studio. Supreme Swedish melodic Black/Death Metal! Sacramentum recently reformed and will release their new album on Century Media.

Should be out on October 30, appropriately.

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COVID-19 Only Attacks When We’re Having Fun, Scientists Reveal

COVID-19 — the bizarre virus from Wuhan, China that is part HIV, part bat flu, and part pure demonic evil — only attacks when we are having a good time, scientists have revealed. This necessitates the closing of all bars, pubs, restaurants, concert venues, and record stores, but not tax offices, tire shops, or proctologists.

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Trenchant – Martial Chaos (2018)

Something like war metal happens to your genre when the innovators create a framework and then the herd rushes in to make its own versions of the new music, coincidentally making it sound like everything else since that is the music that panders to herd tastes. “Post-metal” is basically emo, and war metal is the counter-revolution.

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