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On January 23, 2018, Slayer announced that it would wrap up its 37 years together with one last tour around the globe.  Before the band begins that final sojourn on May 10,  Tom Araya, Kerry King, Gary Holt and Paul Bostaph sat down and talked about all things Slayer.  Here is Episode 1.  

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Das Mörtal, aka Cristóbal Cortes, the Montreal-based synthwave artist who drew attention for his 2014 score for “Naissance d’un Zombie” and subsequent releases including Hotline Miami II and Always Loved, announces a 12-date headlining tour of select North American cities.  

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Washington, DC-based GENOCIDE PACT announce a brief Spring headline tour throughout North America. The tour begins April 19 in Toronto, ON and ends April 22 in Brooklyn, NY. Additionally, GENOCIDE PACT have confirmed upcoming concerts alongside notable acts such as labelmates Incantation, Primitive Man, Demolition Hammer and more. A full list of confirmed tour dates is available below. Watch GENOCIDE PACT’s previously released video for “Pain Reprisal” GENOCIDE PACT’s new album Order of Torment is out now on CD/LP/Digital via Relapse Records. Physical packages and digital order are available via Relapse.com HERE and all digital retail outlets HERE. Hailing from the lawless dominion that is our nation’s... 

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Combat Records is thrilled to announce the signing of Bay Area Metal staples HATCHET, who will release their new LP DYING TO EXIST on June 22, 2018 via COMBAT RECORDS/EMP LABEL GROUP.  

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting First Amendment rights, is proud to welcome Ted Adams to its Board of Directors. As founder and CEO of IDW Media Holdings, Adams oversees one of the nation’s leading comics publishing brands whose dedication to developing new readers, preserving comics history, and providing avenues for important creative voices to flourish aligns with CBLDF’s important work of protecting the freedom to read comics. Adams remarks, “The freedoms we have because of the First Amendment can only survive if everyone knows and understands their rights, and if we’re willing to fight to keep them. I’ve long admired the work the CBLDF... 

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Relapse Records is proud to announce the signing of Pennsylvania-based death metal legion OUTER HEAVEN. Formed in 2013 from the backwoods of PA, OUTER HEAVEN immediately left a pulverizing imprint on the East Coast death metal scene with their crushing live performances, old-school ethos and string of releases including their 2013 Self-Titled demo, debut EP Diabolus Vobiscum (2015) and a 4-way split featuring label-mates Gatecreeper plus Homewrecker and Scorched (2016).  

In 2016, the classic original line-up Dokken featuring: Don Dokken, George Lynch, Jeff Pilson, and Mick Brown reunited to play the world famous Loud Park Festival in Japan. Fortunately for fans outside of Japan, cameras were there to capture the performance and now Frontiers is set to issue “Return To The East Live 2016” on April 20th!  

New creative teams. New series. New directions. New beginnings. It all kicks off this May with BLACK PANTHER #1!  “Over the next couple of weeks, we’ll be rolling out new beginnings for a few of our key franchises—new creative teams, new starting points, new storylines—all the big stuff that we’ve been building towards since LEGACY began,” said SVP and Executive Editor Tom Brevoort.  

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Harm’s Way lands on Billboard charts with new album, ‘Posthuman’ Harm’s Way recently released their new album, Posthuman, via Metal Blade Records; for their efforts, the band has now entered the Billboard charts! See below for all positions: #10 Current Hard Music Albums #10 Top New Artist Albums #31 Top New Artist Albums Consumption #38 Current Rock Albums #89 Current Digital Albums #120 Digital Albums #123 Top Current AlbumsTo preview and purchase Posthuman, please visit: metalblade.com/harmswayHaving grown with each subsequent release, Posthuman is a devastating addition to Harm’s Way‘s catalog. “We’ve always stayed true to who we are and allowed the songwriting process... 

Marvel Unlimited, Marvel’s digital comics subscription service, is offering an annual membership of unlimited reading for $60 for the first year – that’s just $5 a month! Through 2/28/18 11:59 PM ET, new and former subscribers can join Marvel Unlimited at a low monthly rate of $5, gaining a digital library of 20,000+ comics delivered through your desktop web browser and the Marvel Unlimited mobile app!  

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American, legendary, technical, metal pioneers ATHEIST have signed a worldwide record deal with the European based label, Agonia Records. The band is expected to release a new studio album, the follow-up to 2010’s critically acclaimed “Jupiter” in mid to late 2018.  

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Chicago/Minneapolis-based quintet WOLVHAMMER has completed their fourth album, The Monuments Of Ash & Bone, for release in early May through Blood Music. The album’s artwork, track listing, and more has been revealed.  

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