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Darkest Hour Stream Full-Length Album

With only a day away until the release of the new self-titled Darkest Hour album, Sumerian Records has decided to give fans an early listen by streaming the full album online.

Based off of the singles this metal act already released, Darkest Hour was already slowly shaping into becoming one of the most memorable metal records of 2014. You can give it a listen following the jump.

Want to pick up a physical copy of this release? Place your orders through the band’s merch page. Darkest Hour have been on the road with Mayhem Fest, which will be finishing …

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Darkest Hour Unleash “The Misery We Make”

We are quickly approaching the release date of Darkest Hour‘s upcoming self-titled album. Even though there are two weeks remaining still, the band has unleashed a decent handful of singles. Over the weekend they added to that number with the release of the song “The Misery We Make.” It’s one of my personal favorite tracks they’ve dropped so far. You can check it out for yourself below.

Don’t forget to pre-order a copy while you still can. You can choose from a number of different options by heading here.…

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Listen To Darkest Hour’s Latest Single, “By The Starlight”

Darkest Hour‘s forthcoming self-titled album will be the band’s first release in about three and a half years. It’s set to hit stores August 5 via Sumerian Records. The group has dropped a couple of singles so far, and now we have another new song to jam out to. Their latest single is titled “By The Starlight,” and it can be streamed below.

The album is currently available to be pre-ordered online, and you can secure yourself a copy by heading here.

If you would like to catch the band live, you will have plenty of opportunity this …

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TWO-MINUTE NECK WORKOUT: Darkest Hour Release “Rapture in Exile”

Two weeks ago, D.C. modern thrash veterans Darkest Hour offered “Wasteland,” the first official taste of new music from their upcoming self-titled album. Today, we get our second helping of new Darkest Hour in the form of “Rapture in Exile.”

The band has premiered the track in the form of a music video that captures the band tearing up the stage during their current run on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. Fast, melodic and heavy, the two-minute shredder is classic Darkest Hour and features John Henry’s massive “Fuck Waiting Around to Die” vocal that has been at the forefront …

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METALHEADS REJOICE: Darkest Hour Share New Track “Wasteland”

For the last 15 years, D.C. modern thrash masters Darkest Hour have been perhaps the most consistent thing in metal. Trends, whether it be metalcore, deathcore or djent continue coming along, band members come and go, but Darkest Hour just keep sounding like Darkest Hour.

And finally, after releasing a teaser last week, Darkest Hour have premiered the first song from their Sumerian Records debut and first album since 2011′s The Human Romance. The song is titled “Wasteland,” and its lyric video can be viewed below. The band has also confirmed the new album, slated for August 5, will …

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Darkest Hour Announce New Album Slated For August Release

Metalheads across the nation can sleep easy tonight, for after what seems like forever, Darkest Hour have finally pinned a release date to their highly anticipated eighth full-length.

According to the outfit’s various social media outlets, the presently unnamed follow-up to 2011’s The Human Romance will make landfall on August 5 via Sumerian Records.

In anticipation of this newest effort, the D.C. five-piece has unveiled a brief teaser, which can be viewed by clicking through the jump below. If vocalist John Henry’s hair-raising declaration doesn’t get your blood pumping, you may want to check your pulse to make sure …

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LISTEN: Asking Alexandria’s Ben Bruce, Darkest Hour and More Cover Florence + The Machine For ‘Sumerian Ceremonials’ Compilation

Sumerian Records recently announced the compilation album Sumerian Ceremonials: Florence + The Sphinx, which features 12 acts from the label’s roster covering songs from Florence + The Machine’s Ceremonials album (with one exception). The label previously released the contributions from Periphery, Stick To Your Guns and Come The Dawn, and today brings the release of three additional tracks from the album.

Those tracks include Darkest Hour’s take on “Spectrum,” Asking Alexandria guitarist Ben Bruce’s version of “Shake It Out” and Miss Fortune’s “No Light, No Light.” The album will hit stores on May 13, while a number of pre-order

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Rockstar Mayhem Festival Announces 2014 Lineup

After months of rumors, speculation and leaks, the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival has officially announced the official lineup for the 2014 edition of the tour. Officially. The trek will be headlined by Avenged Sevenfold, who, surprisingly enough, are playing the festival for the first time, save for a few guest appearances in 2010. They’ll be joined on the main stage by frequently recycled Mayhem acts Korn, Asking Alexandria and Trivium.

But as usual, most of the fun will be had on the side stages, where the wide array of attractions include death metal veterans Cannibal Corpse, Ice …

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Darkest Hour Sign With Sumerian Records

D.C. metal veterans Darkest Hour have announced they are now signed to Sumerian Records and are in the process of writing a follow-up to their 2011 release, The Human Romance. The group are also currently in the midst of touring alongside Killswitch Engage, Miss May I, The Word Alive, and Affiance, so check out the upcoming dates here.

Follow the jump for statements from both Darkest Hour and Sumerian Records owner Ash Avildsen on the signing. …

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The Word Alive & Darkest Hour Replace As I Lay Dying On Killswitch Engage Tour

Killswitch Engage have announced that because As I Lay Dying won’t be attending the band’s Disarm The Descent tour to promote their latest album of the same name, they will be adding The Word Alive and Darkest Hour to the tour routing in their (As I Lay Dying) place. You can check out a full list of tour dates by taking a look below the jump. You can also read an official statement from Killswitch before the list of tour dates.

All these bands, plus Miss May I make a pretty killer lineup. Be sure to head over to Killswitch …

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Darkest Hour Part Ways With Ryan Parrish

Darkest Hour have announced that they parted ways with their drummer Ryan Parrish. The replacement duties will be filled by Dead To Fall’s Timothy Java for now.

You can view the official statement from Darkest Hour by simply looking below. We know Ryan will do great in any other projects he pursues and UTG wishes him the best of luck!

“Darkest Hour has parted ways with drummer Ryan Parrish. We wish him well (you will seem him rocking in many projects no doubt please check them out, they will all rip!). For now his duties have been filled by drummer

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MUSIC VIDEO: Darkest Hour – Your Every Day Disaster

Darkest Hour have unleashed their brand new video for “Your Every Day Disaster.”

The clip, which you can view after the jump, showcases the band both on stage and in the studio. It’s not exactly breaking the mold for clips, but hey, Darkest Hour fans will dig it (right?).

If you haven’t heard The Human Romance, you owe it to your ears to correct that error sooner than later. Darkest Hour have, and will continue to be one of the best heavy acts around (even if their videos are far from original).…