Showing posts from February, 2013


Renowned independent heavy music label, Relapse Records, has teamed up with Austin, TX’s premiere heavy music festival, Chaos in Tejas, to put together an unforgettable night of auditory madness at this year’s SXSW Festival in Austin, TX.  The official showcase will feature a stage curated by each group and will take place at Red 7 on Saturday March 16th from 8 PM to 2 AM.  The showcase will be free to all SXSW badge and wristband holders and open to the general public on a first come first serve basis.  Further details on the showcase will be available via the Red 7 website shortly at this location.   

The Relapse Records stage will be headlined by Savannah, GA’s sludge-rock warriorsBlack Tusk and feature sets from Relapse label-mates Royal Thunder, ASG, Howl, Inter Arma, and Call of the Void.  

The Chaos In Tejas stage will be headlined by New Orleans bounce superstar Big Freedia and include performances from a diverse lineup including Antwon, Iron Lung, Power Trip, Merchandise, Parqu…

THE BROWNING Seek Fans For New Music Video Shoot

THE BROWNING are due to shoot a brand new music video in March, and are giving fans the chance to appear in it alongside the band.
The band will be filming a video for the track "Ashamed" on March 21st at Aftershock in Merriam, Kansas, with Thunder Down Country productions.  As well as filming the video, THE BROWNING will also be playing a short live set for the fans, with support from CONFLICTS.
THE BROWNING frontman JONNY MCBEE comments:
"We have been talking about doing a music video for Ashamed for a while now!  KC should come represent our hometown scene and destroy everything at the Aftershock!"
Fans wanting to be in the video simply need to turn up at the below address on March 21st and be ready to rock out!  Doors open at 7:00pm and there is a $1 cover charge - first come, first served.
Aftershock 5240 Merriam Drive, Merriam, KS 66203
View the flyer for the video shoot at

RINGWORM: Sign To Relapse Records Announce US Tour Dates

Relapse Records is extremely excited to announce the signing of Cleveland, OH metal/hardcore veterans Ringworm!  Formed in 1990, Ringworm (Human Furnace - Vocals, Matt Sorg - Guitar, John Comprix - Guitar, Ed Stephens - Bass, Danny Zink - Drums) has previously released six full-length records on labels Deathwish, A389 and Victory Records in addition to playing countless shows with the likes of Cro-Mags, Integrity, Kreator, Goatwhore, Nasum, and many others.  The band will be entering the studio to record their Relapse debut this April.  Vocalist Human Furnace commented on the signing: 

"Throughout our existence I've felt that RINGWORM has always been the "black sheep", never quite fitting into any specific genre mold. Sometimes too metal for hardcore, other times too hardcore for metal. We enjoy distorting the line between the two and, often, completely destroying it. But I've always felt that we've never quite had a home that understood where we're comin…

As I Lay Dying Launch New Lyric Video For The Track "No Lungs To Breathe"

As I Lay Dying Launch New Lyric Video For The Track "No Lungs To Breathe"

Band on tour with The Devil Wears Prada now!

A new lyric video for the track "No Lungs To Breathe," which was made by the band's guitaristNick Hipa, is now live in conjunction with the band's North American tour with The Devil Wears Prada that kicked off this past Friday (2/22) in Ventura, Calif. at the Ventura Theater. Check out the lyric video for "No Lungs To Breathe" HERE.

Metal Blade Records' AS I LAY DYING and Ferret Music recording group The Devil Wears Prada are hitting the road for a full North American co-headline tour with support coming from For Today (on all dates except March 7th-March 8th), The Color Morale (February 22nd – March 7th), and The Chariot (March 8th – April 4th).

AS I LAY DYING preceded the release of their 6th full-length studio album, "AWAKENED," with a highly successful run on 2012's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival where the…

ADRENALINE MOB and Release First ‘Coverta’ In-Studio Video for ‘Romeo Delight’ (Van Halen Cover)

Upcoming Headline Tour Kicks Off in Sync with Release of New Covers EP ‘Coverta’ on March 12, 2013
Log On to the ADRENALINE MOB Facebook Page and Win a Chance to Meet the Band has posted an exclusive new video of ADRENALINE MOB recording their cover of ‘Romeo Delight’ (originally by Van Halen) for their new covers album Coverta, hitting stores on March 12, 2013. ADRENALINE MOB, featuring Russell Allen (Symphony X), Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater), John Moyer (Disturbed) and Mike Orlando (Sonic Stomp), will release a series of these in-depth recording videos via in the coming weeks. Check out the current video of ‘Romeo Delight’ at this location.
ADRENALINE MOB guitarist Mike Orlando states, “Recording 'Romeo Delight' was an absolute blast for me. I grew up listening to EVH, and from the moment I heard 'Eruption,' I was hooked for life! Tracking the guitars was such a blast, as I plugged in my white-and-black Charvel, my trusty ol' MXR Phas…

TESSERACT Announces Release Date and Track Listing for New Album, ALTERED STATE

The Law of Conservation of Energy states that: In a closed system energy is conserved, nothing is lost. It merely changes from one state to another.

UK's progressive rock band, TESSERACT, has announced that their second full length album,ALTERED STATE, will be released on May 27, 2013 throughout Europe and May 28, 2013in North America via Century Media Records. Divided into four movements: Of MatterOf MindOf Reality and Of EnergyALTERED STATE in its purest form, is about the transformations the band has gone through over the past few years.  TESSERACT elaborates:
"The concept behind the presentation of ALTERED STATE is very simple. It is about change, and how life is change. We have been through a very difficult period of time over the last few years. It is a miracle that the band has survived.  I feel it is the ability to step back and see everything for what it is (hence the Perspective EP) that has allowed us to get on with life and try to enjoy it. Reality is change.&…