Showing posts from July, 2013

The Legendary EXODUS Announces European Tour Dates – New Album Coming in 2014.

Veteran thrashers EXODUS have some big news— the band is set to release a brand new album in 2014! They are currently immersed in the writing process and will issue more updates as they near the recording process.
EXODUS will head across the pond this week for a tour of 17 European cities, with stops in Barcelona, Dublin, London and more. Although Slayer is currently tapping the talents of guitarist Gary Holt for their European tour, Holt is confirmed to perform at select EXODUS dates. When Holt is not performing with EXODUSHeathen guitarist Kragen Lum will fill in on guitar.
EXODUS Tour Dates 8/2 - Santiago de Compostela, ES @ Resurrection Festival 8/3 - Barcelona, ES @ Razzmatazz 3 8/4 - Luynes, FR @ Le Korigan 8/5 - Pisa, IT @ The Jungle 8/6 - Graz, AT @ Explosiv 8/7 - Lindau, DE @ Club Vaudeville 8/8 - Eindhoven, NL @ Dynamo 8/9 - Gävle, SE @ Getaway Rock Festival 8/10 - Deinze, BE @ Alcatraz Festival 8/11 - Derby, UK @ Bloodstock Festival 8/12 - Dublin, IR @ Button Factory 8/13 …

Ex-MISFITS Guitarist DOYLE to Continue Touring with DANZIG in the U.S. – Beginning in Toronto on August 9th.

NEW ALBUM ‘Abominator’ OUT NOW Digitally via DOYLE’s Monsterman Records – Physical Versions Coming this October As announced earlier this summer, DOYLE is currently on the road with Danzig revisiting the magic of their legendary early collaborations, this time taking the mayhem to European shores, with the DANZIG 25 tour. On each date, DOYLE hits the stage with Danzig to run through a set of Misfits classics, paying homage to their legacy as, arguably, the most influential horror-punk band of all time.
DOYLE will also continue on with Danzig in North America, beginning on August 9th in Toronto, ON. The tour will run through August 31st when it comes to a close in Phoenix, AZ, and will pick back up in early October.
Remaining DOYLE/DANZIG 25th Anniversary dates: 8/2 - ZURICH - Komplex 8/3 - GERMANY - Wacken Festival 8/4 - BELGIUM - Lokerse Feesten Festival
North America: 8/9 – TORONTO, ON - Canada Sound 8/10 – MONTREAL, QC - Canada Heavy Metal Festival 8/13 - BETHLEHEM, PA - Event Centre …

GWAR'S "Madness at the Core of Time" 2013 TOUR!

GWAR Announces Gigantic Fall Tour in Support of New Album

Masters of medieval metal, the mighty GWAR, are poised to return to the world of man as today they announced the first leg of their massive "Madness at the Core of Time" world tour, in support of their new album, Battle Maximus, which is out September 17th on Metal Blade Records. The tour, which features a completely brand-new show full of slavering creatures and deserving victims, is set to kick off October 2nd in Columbus, Ohio and runs through November 17th in Washington, DC. Tickets go on sale this Friday, August 2nd.

Said verbose front-thing Oderus Urungus, "Our loyal slaves have been laboring ceaselessly to create the ultimate GWAR show, and for this they have received nothing but abuse and torment. I know our legions of loyal fans will be delighted to experience a whole new cast of ridiculous characters, all of whom shall meet exceedingly messy ends to the soundtrack of slaughter that our new album shall pro…

THE OCEAN Issues Roadside Update!

THE OCEAN are currently making their way through North America as part of the seventh annual Summer Slaughter Tour. Presented by Indie Merch Store, ESP and Guitar World, the progressive sound contortionists are leveling stages nightly alongside the likes of The Dillinger Escape Plan, Animals As Leaders, Periphery, Norma Jean, Cattle Decapitation, Revocation, Aeon and more.

Founding guitarist Robin Staps comments of the trek: "Summer Slaughter has been a blast so far… we struggled with some technical issues in the beginning and, and finding a setup/routine that works within those 10 minutes changeovers wasn't easy, but we're there now, and have been thoroughly enjoying the past few shows. More good stuff to come!"

THE OCEAN have added a number of last minute US headlining shows on the Summer Slaughter off days which include performances in Hartford, Omaha and Vancouver as well as a very special meet & greet on August 6 in Brooklyn, New York at Saint Vitus Bar.


EYES SET TO KILL release behind the scenes studio video for Masks Due September 17 via Century Media.

In the time leading up to pre-production and the recording of their forthcoming album, MasksEyes Set To Kill decided instead of pandering or worrying about expectations, they would hunker down and demo two of their strongest new songs, the irresistibly "True Colors" and "Nothing Left to Say".  Both merged anthemic scope and jarring metallic elegance, making for some of the group's catchiest fare and as a result, they joined forces with Century Media Records for their fifth studio album. 
"Those two songs served as a blueprint for the entire record," explains singer, songwriter, guitarist Alexia Rodriguez. "When we were writing, I didn't try to do what everybody else does. We didn't need to throw a ton of riffs into one song or get overly technical. I wanted to make music that was catchy."
With that mindset, the group retreated to a Southern California studio with producer Steve Evetts [The Dillinger Escape Plan, Sepultura]. In th…

WITHERSCAPE set to release The Inheritance August 6 on Century Media Records.

Sweden's WITHERSCAPE will be releasing their debut album The Inheritance next week on Century Media Records. Witherscape is the brainchild of multi-instrumentalist/composer/producer Dan Swanö and multi-instrumentalist/friend Ragnar Widerberg. In addition to all the writing and recording the guys have done something unique with the mixes and CD enhancement.
Check out this video of Swanö explaining the special enhancements:
WITHERSCAPE The Inheritance
1. Mother Of The Soul 2. Astrid Falls 3. Dead For A Day 4. Dying For The Sun 5. To The Calling Of Blood And Dreams 6 .The Math Of The Myth 7. Crawling From Validity 8 .The Wedlock Observation 9. The Inheritance

In addition to the standard jewel case CD and the digital download version The Inheritance will be released on limited edition colored vinyl in the U.S. This will include a bonus CD featuring two bonus tracks not found on the CD version. The bonus tracks are the foll…