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United Nations to release New LP The Next Four Years

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
United Nations Originally conceived as a frenetic side-project founded by members of Thursday, Glassjaw and Converge, United Nations' membership and ideology have evolved into a full-time flagship for incendiary chaos. Their line-up overhauled to include members of acclaimed screamo group Pianos Become The Teeth, United Nations have become a perpetual lightning rod for controversy, confusion, and contempt - in other words, they have become one of the most promising punk bands in North America. Now, the enigmatic supergroup have returned with the long-awaited follow-up to their self-titled 2008 debut - and their first new recordings since 2010's highly sought-after Never Mind The Bombings, Here's Your Six Figures 7" on ...

Mutoid Man to re-issue EP on Sargent House Records & New LP Slated for 2015

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
mutoid man Mutoid Man is a rock trio with a stellar lineup featuring Stephen Brodsky (Cave In), Ben Koller (Converge, All Pigs Must Die), and Nick Cageao (Brohammer, and the man behind the soundboard at Brooklyn's Saint Vitus bar). The band's accidental birth happened in 2012, when the three decided to simply "get together and jam" in a Brooklyn practice space. These good times resulted with the trio laying down a few tracks that would become their stunning debut EP entitled Helium Head. In late November 2013, the EP saw a limited released through old friends over at Magic Bullet / Nonbeliever, as well as a small and ...

Aborted, Origin, Exhumed, Miasmal announce European Tour

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
hell-over-europe-tour Aborted, Origin, Exhumed and Miasmal have confirmed a massive European Tour for 2014. The Hell Over Europe Tour will kick off on the 20th of September in Nurnberg, Germany. Detailed tour dates can be found below. 20-11-2014 Rockfabrik Nürnberg Germany 21-11-2014 JC De Klinker Aarschot Belgium 22-11-2014 Gebäude 9 Köln Germany 23-11-2014 Marx Hamburg Germany 24-11-2014 Pumpehuset Copenhagen Denmark 25-11-2014 John Dee Oslo Norway 26-11-2014 Biljardkompaniet Kristianstad Sweden 27-11-2014 Konfus Esbjerg Denmark 28-11-2014 Hellraiser Leipzig Germany 29-11-2014 Lido Berlin Germany 30-11-2014 Fabryaka Club Cracow Poland 01-12-2014 Alibi Wroclaw Poland 02-12-2014 Nova Chmelnice Prague Cezch Republic 03-12-2014 Randall Bratislava Slovakia 04-12-2014 Viper Room Vienna Austria 05-12-2014 Feierwerk Munich Germany 06-12-2014 Traffic Club Rome Italy 07-12-2014 Le Korigan Luynes France 08-12-2014 Razz 3 Barcelona Spain 09-12-2014 Caracol Madrid Spain 10-12-2014 Metronum Toulouse France 11-12-2014 ...

Vista Chino (ex-Kyuss) Releases new Music Video

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
Vista Chino Vista Chino the band formed by John Garcia and Brant Bjork that continues the legacy of Kyuss have completed work on a video for the song "Barcelonian". Taken from their album Peace, Allmusic.com premiered the video today; get a first look at "Barcelonian" below. Peace is available via Napalm Records. The artwork for the album was created by the renowned California art collective - The Date Farmers. Rising from the desert sands that birthed Kyuss Lives, VISTA CHINO's sound is instantly familiar. With the trademark soulful ...

Neurosis Summer Tour Plans include US, Australia, Europe

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
Neurosis Directly following their recent declaration of an impending European Summer tour, which includes several major festival appearances and performances in territories where they've never before played, Neurosis now announces new stateside shows as well as their first tour of Australia. Continuing their most intense bout of touring in more than two decades, still steadily supporting their heralded 2012-released, Honor Found In Decay, Neurosis will return to European soil this Summer. From June 28th through July 3rd, the Euro routing includes performances at both the massive annual Graspop Metal Meeting in Bessel, Belgium, as well as the Tuska Open Air Metal Festival in Helsinki, Finland, after which they'll plow ...

Godflesh announce First New Release in 13 Years

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
Decline & Fall by Godflesh Industrial metal forebears Godflesh have announced the impending release of Decline And Fall, an EP that marks the first release of new material from the pioneering duo of Justin Broadrick (Jesu, Palesketcher, Final) and GC Green in 13 years. Set to arrive via Broadrick's Avalanche Inc label June 26, the four song release sets the stage for the immensely anticipated new full length A World Lit Only By Fire this Fall. As teased in interviews over the past few years the new material rekindles the spirit of the group's highly acclaimed early material while synthesizing and advancing upon the boundary pushing experiments of ...

Homewrecker begin month-long US Tour with Discourse May 10

Saturday, May 10th, 2014
homewrecker-discourse-tour Northeastern Ohio's villainous Homewrecker is about to lay waste to a plethora of US cities on a three-week trek out to Seattle, Washington's Rain Fest. This week, Homewrecker will take their death metal-infused hardcore mayhem out to eighteen venues on a clockwise path of demolition, beginning in Evansville, Indiana on May 10th and winding through the southern realms of the country and up the coast to take part in the four-day hardcore gala, Rain Fest, where they'll join Converge, 7 Seconds, Andrew WK, Modern Life Is War, Bl'ast and many more. Following their set at the fest, Homewrecker will continue bulldozing eastward, the final ...

Noisem launch North East US Tour With Jarhead Fertilizer May 13 in Brooklyn

Saturday, May 10th, 2014
noisem-jarhead-fert-tour-2014 Baltimore death/thrash mosh motivators, Noisem, fresh off of the massive North American Decibel Magazine Tour alongside Carcass, The Black Dahlia Murder and Gorguts, have just confirmed another string of live actions for this month. From May 13th through the 20th, Noisem will entangle their ultra-rabid whirlwind of divebomb-infused speed metal and mangled death structures on an eight-city run in the Northeast US, including Brooklyn, York, Buffalo, Erie, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Bethesda and Ocean City. Support for the quick but deadly trek will be provided by Ocean City's grueling hardcore/powerviolence crew, Jarhead Fertilizer, featuring members of Full Of Hell. Noisem also just tracked ...

Power Trip launch US Festival Dates and Tour for 2014 in May

Saturday, May 10th, 2014
Power Trip Having been on the road relentlessly all year, Texas crossover outfit, Power Trip, continues to announce new live actions, with a new round of tour dates now confirmed for the months ahead. For over one year straight, since the weeks preceding the release of their mid-2013-released Southern Lord debut, Manifest Decimation, Power Trip has inundated the masses on a nearly nonstop road warrior mission, conquering stages, razing venues, and throwing their rabid audiences into vicious mosh melees at their every appearance. Their diehard tactics have seen the band on countless regional, national and international tour routings, with dominating sets at festivals including South By Southwest, the ...

Bolt Thrower to Tour Europe in Fall of 2014

Saturday, May 10th, 2014
bolt thrower - tour 2014 poster British Death Metal juggernauts Bolt Thrower have announced a European tour for the fall. Tickets will go on sale soon via the tour dates page of Bolt Thrower's official website. Support bands are currently being confirmed, so more details will follow. Bolt Thrower comments: "As previously stated by the band: "We're chuffed to announce we'll be returning to some of our favourite European venues in the autumn. We're especially looking forward to playing some German club shows again, something we haven't done for 8 years now." Snag Bolt Thrower vinyl at the Metal Blade ...

7 Seconds Kicks Off North American Tour & Festival Dates May 17

Saturday, May 10th, 2014
7 Seconds - This Is Hardcore 2013 Legendary American hardcore punk band 7 Seconds is gearing up for their first national headline tour since 2006. This outing is in support of their new album Leave A Light On. The three week trek will kickoff on July 23rd at Club Sound in Salt Lake City, UT and will circle around the US concluding at Sacramento’s Midtown Barfly on August 15th. In addition, the band will be warming up by playing a few festivals and record release shows prior to their upcoming tour, which includes Pouzza Fest, Rain Fest, and NYS'c ...

Slayer continues World Tour, Announces new label imprint and leaving American after 28 years

Sunday, April 27th, 2014
Slayer - band live at Mayhem Fest 2012 Camden, NJ Slayer surprised a capacity crowd at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles last week with an unannounced performance, kicking off the show with a three-song set that included the global premiere of "Implode," the band's first new studio recording in five years. Recorded earlier this month at Henson Studios in Los Angeles and produced by Terry Date with co-producer Greg Fidelman, "Implode" is now available as a free download as a “thank you” to the band’s fans for their continued support. Later this year, the two-time Grammy-winning Slayer will ...

Black Breath, Mutilation Rites, Yautja, and Theories play East Coast dates this May

Sunday, April 27th, 2014
black-breath-us-tour-2014 Mutilation Rites, Black Breath, Yautja, and Theories will play a string of East Coast dates around the annual metal bash of metal bashes- The Maryland Deathfest. Full list of dates below: 05/21 Baltimore, MD – Ottobar (Black Breath only) 05/24 Baltimore, MD – Maryland Death Fest 5/25 Baltimore, MD – Maryland Death Fest 05/26 Hartford, CT – Webster Undergound 05/27 Cambridge, MA – Sinclair 05/28 New York, NY – Santos Party House 05/29 Cleveland, OH – Foundry 05/30 Detroit, MI – The Shelter 05/31 Chicago, IL – Reggie’s Rock Club

Skeletonwitch to embark on European Tour in July

Sunday, April 27th, 2014
skeletonwitch-european-summer-tour Ohio's own metal juggernauts Skeletonwitch have announced a European summer tour alongside extreme metal legends Suffocation and thrashers Havok. Skeletonwitch has announced appearances at several of the noted festivals including Summer Breeze, Brutal Assault and Party.San. A full list of dates can be found below. Skeletonwitch Tour Dates: 7/26 Munchen, DE - Free & Easy Fest 7/27 Wiesbaden, DE - Schlachthof w/ Suffocation & Havok 7/28 Hannover, DE - Chez Heinz w/ Suffocation & Havok 7/29 Essen, DE - Turock w/ Suffocation & ...

Between the Buried and Me add headlining dates before Meshuggah US Tour in May

Sunday, April 27th, 2014
btbam-trioscapes-tour Between the Buried and Me recently announced that they will be joining Meshuggah for their 25th anniversary tour across North America. In addition to those shows, BTBAM will be performing a select few headlining shows on their way out to kick off the Meshuggah tour in Los Angeles, CA. Full list of dates below: Between the Buried and Me w/ Trioscapes 05/29 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade 05/30 Little Rock, AR Stickyz 05/31 Houston, TX Fitzgerald's 06/01 Austin, TX The Mohawk 06/03 Mesa, AZ The Nile 06/04 San Diego, CA House of Blues Meshuggah - 25 Years of Deviance Tour 06/06 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern 06/07 San Francisco, CA The Regency Ballroom 06/09 Denver, CO Ogden ...

Deathwish Inc launches entire catalog of music on Bandcamp

Monday, April 21st, 2014
Oathbreaker - band live in New Brunswick, NJ House Show Aug 15, 2012 New England's preeminent hardcore punk label, Deathwish Inc has made its entire catalog available for stream on Bandcamp. The label made the following statement regarding the Bandcamp launch in late March: We are excited to announce that the entire Deathwish Catalog is now available on Bandcamp. Listen, embed, and purchase lossless versions of nearly every release in our catalog (licensed records are excluded). We’ve also launched Bandcamp pages for labels Malfunction, Secret Voice, and Harm Reduction, so be sure to check those out as well. Please note that these pages are constantly updated and edited, so check back often....

Trap Them drop new song “Salted Crypts” off of forthcoming Blissfucker LP

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
Trap Them - Blissfucker Trap Them have just dropped "Salted Crypts" from the long-awaited new album Blissfucker, scheduled for release on June 10 via Prosthetic Records. Trap Them - Salted Crypts When asked for further details on the record, Trap Them vocalist Ryan McKenney sent the following: "Evidently, some bands are under the misconception that, when announcing a record, there's an inflated sense of entitlement... a delusion of grandeur. Evidently, announcing a record means writing a press release that's longer than most reviews it will receive. The press release ...

Deathwish Fests Hits Cambridge, MA July 22 & 23 with Converge, Trap Them & More

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
deathwish-fest-I Deathwish Inc. is proud to announce a two night Deathwish event July 22nd and 23rd at The Sinclair in Cambridge MA, featuring exclusively Deathwish affiliated artists. This is the first in a series of Deathwish Events that will happen in the future worldwide. Converge and Trap Them will headline both nights of the event, and it will be both bands' only Boston area appearances this year. It will also be the only area appearance for Modern Life Is War, Harm Wulf (G. of Blacklisted), and YAITW who are all making the journey exclusively for these shows. It will also serve as the New England stop ...

Enabler premiere new song from forthcoming LP La Fin Absolue Du Monde

Sunday, April 6th, 2014
enabler-lp-cover As the final touches are being put on the highly anticipated second LP from Enabler, La Fin Absolue Du Monde, the first single from this dynamic album to hammer the public, has been released via MetalSucks. Another of Enabler's recordings to be inspired by the works of legendary horror/sci-fi director, John Carpenter - in this case, his 2005 episode of the Masters Of Horror series, Cigarette Burns -La Fin Absolue Du Monde was tracked with Shane Hotchstetler at Howl Street Recordings (Expire, Northless) and mixed by Steve Austin (Today Is The Day) at Austin Enterprises. A thirty-six minute battering of their most diverse and calculated material ...

ILSA complete new album and prepare for US Tour dates in May

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
ILSA band Washington, DC's ILSA has completed tracking with Kevin Bernsten at Developing Nations in Baltimore for their fourth LP, The Felon's Claw. With ten new tracks of the band's most brutal material to date, and featuring the debut of new guitarist Tim Moyer (formerly of pre-ILSA outfit, Time Of The Wolf) as well as guest lead appearances by former axmen Lady Snowblood and Domenic Romeo. The artwork will be handled by Joshy Brettell and exciting elaborate packaging ideas are being planned. The Felon's Claw is due to pollute the streets this coming Halloween as on LP, CD and digital formats via A389 Recordings. Tunes ...

Deafheaven to embark on World Tour this Spring

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
deafheaven paulbearer tour Beginning in May, Deafheaven will tour SE Asia and Japan, followed by appearances at various high-profile European festivals (including Primavera in Spain and Fortarock in the Netherlands). Upon returning the States, Deafheaven will play Governor's Ball in NYC and subsequently kick off a headlining tour across the United States with Pallbearer (Profound Lore Records) and Wreck & Reference (Flenser Records) in tow. Deafheaven will also hit Bonnaroo in Tennessee in June and after a very brief break post-U.S. headliner, Deafheaven will make a pit stop at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago before trekking back to Europe in ...