Exhorder Release New Single “The Man That Never Was”

Exhorder have released a new single titled “The Man That Never Was.” The band recorded the track during the sessions for their latest album “Mourn The Southern Skies.” You can stream the song below and pick it up on 7” vinyl, along with a live version of “Legions Of Death,” on the group’s upcoming tour with Overkill and Hydraform.

Ex Deo (Kataklysm) To Release New Single “The Philosopher King” In March

Ex Deo (Kataklysm) will be releasing a new single titled “The Philosopher King” on March 13. Notably, the track will feature Fleshgod Apocalypse‘s Francesco Ferrini.

Ex Deo‘s Maurizio Iacono commented:

“It’s been three years since the release of The Immortal Wars – an album that propelled Ex Deo to a new level. This time, we didn’t want to wait another five years to release new material, so we decided to release a standalone new single called, “The Philosopher King” while we wait for the follow up album to The Immortal Wars. For this track, we asked our brother, the talented Francesco Ferrini, for his contribution on the orchestral score.

The song is based on the Emperor Marcus Aurelius. It’s a song that strikes a chord with me personally, exploring my life experiences and tribulations. I find myself very close to this man’s philosophical ideals – some I have struggled to understand, some I have adopted.

He is the author of the famous book “Meditations” (now you know the influence behind the recent Kataklysm album). Stoicism is something I have been applying more and more to my life in recent years – self-control, discipline. Marcus Aurelius, while commanding the world’s largest army and the most advanced society in ancient times, was perceived as one of the most regarded and prosperous emperors not only economically, but also in military and social triumphs. This is an homage to one of Rome’s greatest, The Philosopher King!”

Ferrini added:

“When Maurizio suggested to join forces on a brand new Ex Deo release, he had me bought in straight away! This song was incredibly inspiring to work on, being such a powerful combination of drama and epicness. I’m sure everyone will love it as much as we do.”

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Death Metal Historians Ex Deo Team Up with FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE’s Francesco Ferrini on New Track “The Philosopher King”! New single and video coming March 13, 2020. After three years since the release of their latest acclaimed full-length, The Immortal Wars, Roman Empire-inspired epic death metal band EX DEO are about to make their grand return – with a little extra boost from special guest Francesco Ferrini of Italian symphonic metallers FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE! Francesco Ferrini provided the stunning orchestral score for the colossal track, which will tell the tale of one of Rome’s greatest emperors, Marcus Aurelius – an important historical figure that EX DEO mastermind Maurizio Iacono feels a deep connection with. Iacono offers, “It’s been three years since the release of The Immortal Wars – an album that propelled EX DEO to a new level. This time, we didn’t want to wait another five years to release new material, so we decided to release a standalone new single called, “The Philosopher King” while we wait for the follow up album to The Immortal Wars. For this track, we asked our brother, the talented Francesco Ferrini, for his contribution on the orchestral score. The song is based on the Emperor Marcus Aurelius. It’s a song that strikes a chord with me personally, exploring my life experiences and tribulations. I find myself very close to this man’s philosophical ideals – some I have struggled to understand, some I have adopted. He is the author of the famous book “Meditations” (now you know the influence behind the recent KATAKLYSM album). Stoicism is something I have been applying more and more to my life in recent years – self-control, discipline. Marcus Aurelius, while commanding the world’s largest army and the most advanced society in ancient times, was perceived as one of the most regarded and prosperous emperors not only economically, but also in military and social triumphs. This is an homage to one of Rome’s greatest, The Philosopher King!” Stay tuned for the new track and video, coming soon on MARCH 13th !! Art by Ocvlta Designs by Surtsey . . #exdeo #thephilosopherking #newsong #newsingle #metal #symphonicmetal #fleshgodapocalypse #napalmrecords

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Flat Earth (Ex-HIM/Amorphis, Etc.) To Release New Single “Draining By Your Flame” In March

Flat Earth (ex-HIM/Amorphis, etc.) will be releasing a new single titled “Draining By Your Flame” on March 23. The track will appear on the band’s upcoming album, which is expected to be released this fall. In other news, the group also have the following dates booked:

04/23 Bielefeld, Germany – Forum
04/24 Hamburg, Germany – Logo
04/25 Leipzig, Germany – Hellraiser
04/28 London, UK – The Underworld Camden
05/29 Helsinki, Finland – On The Rocks

Hatebreed Premiere New Song “When The Blade Drops”

Hatebreed have premiered a new standalone single titled “When The Blade Drops.” Jamey Jasta commented:

“This is just a taste of what’s to come and we’re definitely going hard on this one. The speed, intensity, and brutality that people have come to expect from us is on full display. Can’t wait to play this one live and see the pit erupt.”

Skunk Anansie Premiere “This Means War” Music Video

Skunk Anansie have premiered a new video for their song “This Means War” via Kerrang!. Skin commented:

“We wrote this track just before we went on tour last summer. It totally stood out as a fan favourite and never left the setlist. So we’re really happy to release a finished version, produced by the magnificent Tom Dalgety!”

Napalm Death Stream New Song “Logic Ravaged By Brute Force” & Cover Of Sonic Youth‘s “White Kross”

Napalm Death have officially released their new EP “Logic Ravaged By Brute Force.” The effort comes with the new title track and a cover of Sonic Youth‘s “White Kross.“ You can stream those tracks below: