Radio 66.6 – Weekly Music News: May 6th, 2013

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radio666 - Radio 66.6 - Weekly Music News: May 6th, 2013We’re back with another installment of Radio 66.6! This week features the latest news, music, videos and tour dates from the likes of Slayer, Black Flag, Black Sabbath, Children of Bodom, Megadeth, Every Time I Die, Overkill, Black Label Society, HIM and more.

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The metal community lost a legend this past week, as Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman passed away as the result of liver failure. He was 49. Read the band’s brief statement here.

Listen to a new Black Flag song titled “Down in the Dirt” here, and grab a free download of it here. The band will release a new, 22-song album this summer via SST Records.

Listen to a new Palms song titled “Patagonia” here. The band features Deftones vocalist Chino Moreno and former members of Isis. Their self-titled debut album comes out on June 25th via Ipecac.

Watch Black Sabbath perform a new song titled “Methademic” at a recent show here. 13 comes out June 11th via Vertigo/Republic.

Watch Children of Bodom‘s lyric video for “Transference” here. The Finnish metallers eighth album, Halo of Blood, comes out June 11th via Nuclear Blast Records.

Watch The Dillinger Escape Plan‘s lyric video for “Prancer” here. One Of Us Is The Killer will be released on May 14th via Sumerian Records.

Watch HIM‘s music video for “All Lips Go Blue” here. Tears on Tape is out now on Razor & Tie.

Gigantour 2013 will feature Megadeth, Black Label Society, Device, Hellyeah, Newsted and Death Division. Check out the dates here.

Dates for the 2013 “All Stars Tour” featuring Every Time I Die, Chelsea Grin, Veil of Maya, Terror, Stray from the Path, Iwrestledabearonce and more can be found here.

Alesana will headline the “You Better Watch Your Mouth, Sunshine!” tour with support from The Color Morale, Upon This Dawning, Lions Lions and Megosh. Dates can be seen here.

Overkill and Kreator are co-headlining a tour with support from Warbringer. Dates are here.

Dates for the “Heavy MTL South of the Border Tour” with All Shall Perish, Oceano, Within the Ruins, Obey the Brave and more can be found here.

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