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Despised Icon Want to Avoid ‘Deathcore’ Tag on ‘Day of Mourning’
In 2009, deathcore is bumping. So many bands fuse blast beats and lightning quick riffery with alternating guttural vocals. It's this year's metalcore, so to speak. But Despised Icon -- who just released 'Day of Mourning,' an album so vicious it'll slice your jugular and drain you of your platelets -- are stepping away from the 'deathcore' tag, purposely...
New Releases: Vader, Sign of the Southern Cross, Ruiner, Despised Icon, Children of Bodom
Just this past week, metal took the stage with some amazing debuts from some beloved bands of the genre, as well as fresh new faces in the scene. Reported from the good foks at Metal Insider, the acoustic guitar act Rodrigo y Gabriela came in with an amazing start of over 13,000 albums sold in its first week with their newest '11:11'; the Century Media outfit 3 Inches of Blood picked up a #195 deb
Despised Icon Rock Axe Body Spray and Subway While on Thrash & Burn
Montreal's Despised Icon were one of the featured attractions on the Thrash and Burn Tour, with seven bands appearing before them and two performing after them. While the band loved their time on the tour, it wasn't a walk in the park. "We've been doing a lot of night drives and not showering," vocalist Alex Erian told Noisecreep during the tour...
Despised Icon Are Proud of Quebec Heritage
In the province of Quebec, there are a few rogue sects of Canada's French minority who have proposed seceding from the country altogether. Death metal heavyweights Despised Icon hail from Quebec and are proud of their heritage -- but they certainly aren't secessionists...
New Metal and Rock Releases — September 2009
Attention class, metal is back in session for the month of September -- as if it ever really went away. With a myriad of new metal and rock releases coming in, veterans of the genre Ace Frehley and Megadeth are making their appearance right back in the spotlight...

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