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The Defiled: Bigger, Badder, Better

The Defiled have unleashed another ace new video – and we’ve got our grubby mitts on it.

Have a look at As I Drown below…

As I Drown is taken from the awesome new Defiled album Daggers, out now via Nuclear Blast. Order it below:

Catch the Londoners on the following dates with Motionless In White and Glamour Of The Kill:

12 Sept // Dublin Academy 1
13 Sept // Belfast Mandela Hall
14 Sept // Glasgow Garage
15 Sept // Newcastle O2 Academy 2
16 Sept // Manchester Academy
18 Sept // Leeds Cockpit
19 Sept // Nottingham Rescue Rooms
20 Sept // Birmingham O2 Academy 2
21 Sept // London The Forum
22 Sept // Bristol The Fleece
23 Sept // Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms

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TRC: Dose riffs

The TRC video is fucking excellent. You all knew it would be, because you’re not mental, but it’s nice to underline the fact anyway, right?

We Bring War is the first new single to be taken from the Londoners’ second album, Nation, which lands 23rd September via SOAR/Century Media.

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The boys are back

Avenged Sevenfold made a special guest appearance on Friday’s Metal Hammer Magazine Show on TeamRock Radio to talk about their upcoming UK tour, M Shadow’s dodgy barnet and why Hail To The King is the most important album of their career

Check it out below…

“Metallica and Maiden are still holding the torch, but we’re heading their way.”

AVENGED SEVENFOLD are returning to stake their claim as heavy metal’s new kings, and we speak to three of the OC icons in our huge cover feature as bold and bombastic new album Hail To The King prepares to smash all preconceptions and seat them at the table of metal’s true legends. It’s the biggest and best Avenged interview you’ll get this year and covers more ground with more members than anything else you’ll read – guaranteed.

Plus, as well as a killer competition to win a POP-UP TROOPER BEER BAR, our new issue also packs aFREE IRON MAIDEN SUPPLEMENT featuring exclusive photos, a free poster and even free Trooper Beer mats! DRINK FOR MEEEEE, DONINGTOOOON! Oh, there’s an awesome FREE CD featuring some of the hottest new acts around, too.

Also in the new issue, we tackle the heavy-as-fuck, monstrous beast that is the new PHIL ANSELMOalbum and ask the man himself what the hell was going on when he decided to make the heaviest album of his entire life, and herald the arrival of the most exciting band on the planet. CROSSFAITH have landed, ladies and gentlemen, and as we discovered when we headed out to Vegas to join the Japanese rave metal maniacs on this year’s Vans Warped Tour, they aren’t planning on going anywhere.

And speaking of fucking rad young bands, how badass are THE DEFILED? Extremely badass, that’s how badass. We catch up with the Londoners as their latest slab of hook-riddled industrial metal majesty prepares to muscle in on everyone’s end-of-year lists and install them as one of the best metal bands in the UK. We also hail the return of the phenomenal LETLIVE and find out exactly how they can possibly follow up one of the best albums of recent times, get an exclusive look into the new KORN album (featuring a very special bus ride with a certain Mr Davis…) and high five the legend that is JASON NEWSTED for being quite possibly the most metal motherfucker on the planet.

Oh, and there’s the small matter of our huge look at the incredible rise and rise of LAMB OF GOD, a cheeky SEPULTURA vs MALEFICE face-off, the prodigious prog machine that is KARNIVOOL, a chat with Turisas, Morbid Angel and Behemoth-approved heavy metal fashionista SHARON TOXIC, plus THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLANDEVICESATYRICONFIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCHFROM THE VASTLAND and our own Metal Hammer Guide To Paganism, courtesy of HUNTRESS. Huge.

That’s all in our new issue, ON SALE RIGHT NOW! And, if you happen to live near an Asda, get down there to get your copy, because it’ll be only £3.50 in all UK Asda stores! Pretty cool, right?

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The boys are back

Look we told you we were excited about our new issue:

“Metallica and Maiden are still holding the torch, but we’re heading their way.”

The most important metal band for a generation? They may just be. AVENGED SEVENFOLD return to stake their claim as heavy metal’s new kings, and we speak to three of the OC icons in our huge cover feature as bold and bombastic new album Hail To The King prepares to smash all preconceptions and seat them at the table of metal’s true legends. It’s the biggest and best Avenged interview you’ll get this year and covers more ground with more members than anything else you’ll read – guaranteed.

Plus, as well as a killer competition to win a POP-UP TROOPER BEER BAR, our new issue also packs aFREE IRON MAIDEN SUPPLEMENT featuring exclusive photos, a free poster and even free Trooper Beer mats! DRINK FOR MEEEEE, DONINGTOOOON! Oh, there’s an awesome FREE CD featuring some of the hottest new acts around, too.

Also in the new issue, we tackle the heavy-as-fuck, monstrous beast that is the new PHIL ANSELMOalbum and ask the man himself what the hell was going on when he decided to make the heaviest album of his entire life, and herald the arrival of the most exciting band on the planet. CROSSFAITH have landed, ladies and gentlemen, and as we discovered when we headed out to Vegas to join the Japanese rave metal maniacs on this year’s Vans Warped Tour, they aren’t planning on going anywhere.

And speaking of fucking rad young bands, how badass are THE DEFILED? Extremely badass, that’s how badass. We catch up with the Londoners as their latest slab of hook-riddled industrial metal majesty prepares to muscle in on everyone’s end-of-year lists and install them as one of the best metal bands in the UK. We also hail the return of the phenomenal LETLIVE and find out exactly how they can possibly follow up one of the best albums of recent times, get an exclusive look into the new KORN album (featuring a very special bus ride with a certain Mr Davis…) and high five the legend that is JASON NEWSTED for being quite possibly the most metal motherfucker on the planet.

Oh, and there’s the small matter of our huge look at the incredible rise and rise of LAMB OF GOD, a cheeky SEPULTURA vs MALEFICE face-off, the prodigious prog machine that is KARNIVOOL, a chat with Turisas, Morbid Angel and Behemoth-approved heavy metal fashionista SHARON TOXIC, plus THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLANDEVICESATYRICONFIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCHFROM THE VASTLAND and our own Metal Hammer Guide To Paganism, courtesy of HUNTRESS. Huge.

That’s all in our new issue, ON SALE NEXT WEEK! YEAAAAAAAAAAH!

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“Metallica and Maiden are still holding the torch, but we’re heading their way.”

The most important metal band for a generation? They may just be. AVENGED SEVENFOLD return to stake their claim as heavy metal’s new kings, and we speak to three of the OC icons in our huge cover feature as bold and bombastic new album Hail To The King prepares to smash all preconceptions and seat them at the table of metal’s true legends. It’s the biggest and best Avenged interview you’ll get this year and covers more ground with more members than anything else you’ll read – guaranteed.

Plus, as well as a killer competition to win a POP-UP TROOPER BEER BAR, our new issue also packs a FREE IRON MAIDEN SUPPLEMENT featuring exclusive photos, a free poster and even free Trooper Beer mats! DRINK FOR MEEEEE, DONINGTOOOON! Oh, there’s an awesome FREE CD featuring some of the hottest new acts around, too.

Also in the new issue, we tackle the heavy-as-fuck, monstrous beast that is the new PHIL ANSELMO album and ask the man himself what the hell was going on when he decided to make the heaviest album of his entire life, and herald the arrival of the most exciting band on the planet. CROSSFAITH have landed, ladies and gentlemen, and as we discovered when we headed out to Vegas to join the Japanese rave metal maniacs on this year’s Vans Warped Tour, they aren’t planning on going anywhere.

And speaking of fucking rad young bands, how badass are THE DEFILED? Extremely badass, that’s how badass. We catch up with the Londoners as their latest slab of hook-riddled industrial metal majesty prepares to muscle in on everyone’s end-of-year lists and install them as one of the best metal bands in the UK. We also hail the return of the phenomenal LETLIVE and find out exactly how they can possibly follow up one of the best albums of recent times, get an exclusive look into the new KORN album (featuring a very special bus ride with a certain Mr Davis…) and high five the legend that is JASON NEWSTED for being quite possibly the most metal motherfucker on the planet.

Oh, and there’s the small matter of our huge look at the incredible rise and rise of LAMB OF GOD, a cheeky SEPULTURA vs MALEFICE face-off, the prodigious prog machine that is KARNIVOOL, a chat with Turisas, Morbid Angel and Behemoth-approved heavy metal fashionista SHARON TOXIC, plus THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, DEVICE, SATYRICON, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, FROM THE VASTLAND and our own Metal Hammer Guide To Paganism, courtesy of HUNTRESS. Huge.

That’s all in our new issue, ON SALE NEXT WEEK! YEAAAAAAAAAAH!

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Orange Goblin Rocking The Shades

2012 was a massive year for the Orange Goblin lads. Not only did they release what is arguably their greatest album yet with the mighty Eulogy From The Damned, but they announced that, for the first time ever, they were going to quit their day jobs to properly tour the world. Oh, and they bagged the Number 3 spot in our albums of the year list. Not bad, eh?

Tomorrow sees the Londoners bring their all-conquering, muscular stoner metal onslaught to London’s Islington Academy to bring their latest UK tour to a close. With seven blinding albums in their back pocket and a long-consolidated reputation for being the best party band our nation’s capital has to offer, you have no excuse for missing this if you’re in London tomorrow night.

It’s on a Friday and everything. You know it’s going to be the best party in town. And a couple of tickets are still available from the link below, but we really do mean a couple, so if you fancy it, go buy ‘em quick. Go on, you bell end!

Orange Goblin London tickets

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Metal Hammer were repping at Hevy all weekend, so here’s a review of Friday’s antics from our Merl…

The first thing that hits you as you arrive at Hevy 2012 is that, despite some early warning signs, the rain has mostly stayed away. The second thing that hits you about Hevy 2012 is that there’s an actual zoo on site, so naturally, as soon as Hammer have pitched up our tents, we go and hang out with some gorillas and shit.

An actual gorilla

Friday is arguably packing the least Hammer-friendly bill of all three days this year, but there’s still plenty to get stuck into – not least the brilliant Last Witness, whose gnarly, meticulous and outrageously heavy take on metallic hardcore fills the main tent (which this year is playing host to two stages, no less) nicely. The sound is pretty muddy, but the Londoners are brazen enough to rise above that, reinstating their claim as one of the most brutally brilliant young bands in the country right now.

The James Cleaver Quintet also suffer from sound problems, but in this case it’s to the extent that the band never really manage to build any momentum, with frontman Jacky Udon forced to resort to some pretty awkward crowd banter when the band’s sound cuts for the two hundredth time. Glaswegian metallers Bleed From Within fare slightly better with a solid set, but today definitely belongs to hardcore.

…as underlined with force by Brotherhood Of The Lake, who absolutely destroy the tiny Red Bull tent with a ferociously heavy showing, while Trapped Under Ice provide one of the highlights of the day back in the big tent with a bouncier and less frightening but no less emphatic performance of their own.

Saturday features the likes of Meshuggah, Bury Tomorrow, This Is Hell and a certain Sir WK, so for now, we’re chilling back and waiting for the big hitters to do their thing. It’s gonna be huge.

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Check back later today to read our Saturday review from Hill. Easy now.

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