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THE FORESHADOWING slated to support SWALLOW THE SUN on "The Morning Never Came" anniversary tour in Europe

THE FORESHADOWING slated to support SWALLOW THE SUN on "The Morning Never Came" anniversary tour in Europe!
Rock the Nation presents: SWALLOW THE SUN on "The Morning Never Came" anniversary tour

Finland's SWALLOW THE SUN are known as the ultimate bringers of melancholic death doom and melodic death metal – a reputation they established right away with their mammoth debut album "The Morning Never Came" in 2003. This release is an absolute fan favorite, so it's a perfect pick for an anniversary tour exactly ten years later!!! SWALLOW THE SUN will play "The Morning Never Came" in its glorious entirety on all dates – plus a whole bunch of other classic tracks!

Supporting SWALLOW THE SUN will be British kings of all things depressive ANTIMATTERand Italian goth doomers THE FORESHADOWING.

THE FORESHADOWING completed their first ever North American tour earlier this year. For those that missed the tour, limited quantities of left over merch can be f…

New Details Emerge Regarding This Year's Gwar-B-Q, The Spew-O-Lympics, And Much More!!

Slave Pit Inc., creators of GWAR and a slew of other naughty products, today announced new details regarding the summer's most eagerly anticipated entertainment apocalypse, the 4th annual GWAR-B-Q, to be held August 17th at Hadad's Water Park in Richmond, Va. Attendees can now add not one but TWO new social events to be held the same weekend as the GWAR-B-Q - the "B4-B-Q" (to be held the night before at The Canal Club), and the "GWA-fter Party" (after the GWAR-B-Q, for those of you who are morons). In addition, the directors ofGWAR's coveted "Spew-O-Lympics", a centerpiece event of every GWAR-B-Q, released a statement regarding this year's event and the incredible prize package some lucky Spew-lympian will ultimately attain. A full feast of fun awaits the teeming masses as Richmond prepares for the most action-packed weekend in the glorious history of the GWAR-B-Q!

On Friday, Aug.16th, the festivities begin with the "B4-B-Q", a po…

TURISAS Debuts New Song "For Your Own Good" From Upcoming Album 'Turisas2013'

The red and black are back! With their new album 'Turisas2013' set for a September 3release in North America, TURISAS are giving fans a first taste of the new material - the album's opening track, "For Your Own Good," can now be heard here:
"'Turisas2013' is a very varied album, it has some of the heaviest and fastest tracks that we've ever done, but 'For Your Own Good' comes more from the lighter end," says TURISAS frontman Mathias Nygard of the track "It's a very catchy song and we hope you'll enjoy the track that we picked to give you a very first taste of the many flavours to come."
In addition to its September 3 release in North America, 'Turisas2013' is scheduled for worldwide releases August 21 in Finland, August 26 in Europe, and September 2 in the U.K.
The new album was produced by vocalist Mathias Nygard, and was recorded by Nygard and guitarist Jussi Wickstrom in a remo…

MONSTERS SCARE YOU premiere official music video!

Seattle's post-hardcore/electro outfit MONSTERS SCARE YOU will hit the road this summer with a headlining tour in support of their Century Media Records release 'Die A Legend' set for July 9th. The band is premiering a new video today on Purevolume for their song "Give Me Some Sugar Baby."
Check it out here:
Formed in 2008, MONSTERS SCARE YOU are a fearless fusion of pop, metal and electronica. Enthralling fans with their energetic no holds barred stage shows and deliciously catchy tunes, from inception the band has earned a cult-like following.
Monsters Scare You | Speaking The King's | Set To Reflect Summer Tour 2013
7/6/13 - Bend, OR -- The Truck Stop Indoor Skate Park 7/7/13 - San Francisco, CA -- DNA Lounge 7/8/13 - Hollywood, CA -- Whisky A Go Go 7/10/13 - Phoenix, AZ -- The Underground 7/12/13- Midland, TX -- The Pine Box 7/13/13 - San Antonio, TX -- Korova 7/16/13 - Litt…

BATTLECROSS launch "Flesh and Bone" lyric video on!

BATTLECROSS have released a brand new lyric video, which, includes live footage from their performance at Orion Music and More in Detroit, MI, exclusively at! Fans can stream the video now HERE. Additionally, a brand new music video for "Never Coming Back" was recently finished and will be available soon!

BATTLECROSS has launched a new contest at Fans who pre-order "War of Will" via Metal Blade, Benchmark, or IndieGoGo will get a double entry to win an ESP LTD MH-350NT from BATTLECROSS and ESP Guitars! Enter to win now HERE.

BATTLECROSS triumphantly return as one of the true champions of American Heavy Metal with their devastating sophomore release, War of Will. Co-produced at Audio Hammer Studios by famed producers Mark Lewis and Eyal Levi, the sophomore effort from Detroit's newest soldiers of steel will soon prove as one of the most impressive follow-up releases, destined to become a heavy metal classic for fans o…

WARBRINGER enters studio today to begin recording fourth full-length album

Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER have entered the studio today to begin recording the follow-up to their critically acclaimed third album, Worlds Torn Asunder. The band will once again be working with producer Steve Evetts (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SEPULTURA, SYMPHONY X) on this currently untitled new full-length at his studio, The Omen Room, in Garden Grove, CA. Set to record for a month's time, WARBRINGER has already written 11 songs that explore the band's diversity and musicianship while also remaining true to their signature fast and heavy thrash attack.
Drummer Carlos Cruz comments about entering the studio: "Moving forward with our 4th full-length album has been a tremendous feat for the band and we are proud of the album we've written. The growth of the band with two new members (guitarist Jeff Potts and bassist Ben Mottsman) has produced a very eclectic sounding album that covers a lot of musical ground within the Heavy Metal genre. It's been a true col…