Monthly Archives September 2015

SUPERJOINT – Kicks Off US Tour TODAY In Lubbock, Texas


Reanimated volume dealers, SUPERJOINT, kick off their US tour today in Lubbock, Texas! From there, the band will pillage Window Rock, Arizona before joining Danzig’s annual Blackest Of The Black tour as direct support. Slated to commence on October 3rd in Tempe, Arizona and run through October 31st in Los Angeles, California, the Blackest Of The Black gala will level eighteen cities, including a stop at this year’s edition of Rock And Shock in Worcester, Massachusetts, with additional SUPERJOINT headlining dates scattered throughout the journey. The trek serves as a precursor to SUPERJOINT’s appearance at the third annual Housecore Horror Fest in November. See all confirmed dates below.

SUPERJOINT’s latest expedition follows the band’s wildly successful It Takes Guts Summer takeover...

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PHILIP H. ANSELMO – Creates Facebook Page For New Band “SCOUR”!

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This week a Facebook page was launched for a new band called SCOUR. Why is this newsworthy? Because the lineup of this band consists of Philip Anselmo (Pantera, Down), Derek Engemann (Cattle Decapitation), John Jarvis (Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed), Chase Fraser (Animosity), and Jesse Schobel (Strong Intention).


In a recent interview with, Anselmo suggests that he and his bandmates might complete a new EP this winter:

“The Scour thing was something that just popped up, and it’s something that I think I can kill, something I can lay it out. They’re short songs. It’s a short EP, and that’s something I can knock out, I guess, after the Danzigs tour. And yes, I said Danzigs, and that’s a long story.

“I think (there’s) one of the fellows from Cattle Decapitation, bu...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND – To Release “Ziltoid – Live At The Royal Albert Hall”


Earlier this year, Devin Townsend Project played a sold-out show at London’s Royal Albert Hall venue, bringing the story of Ziltoid to life on stage, as well as playing tracks from across his back catalogue.

This larger-than-life evening was captured on film and is set to be released on November 13, 2015. Shot on 15 high-definition cameras, it was directed by Paul M Green (Devin Townsend, Opeth, BB King, Steve Hackett) and features special guests such as Dominique Lenore Persi (Stolen Babies), Chris Jericho (world-famous wrestler and singer of US band Fozzy) and Jean Savoie, with video narration by Bill Courage, as well as 12 singers & actors as cast and choir.

Townsend states: “The show at The Royal Albert Hall was a great experience...

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VAN HALEN – Eddie Shreds for Nine Minutes in Phoenix (Video)


Den Headz, VAN HALEN performed in Phoenix, Arizona, Monday night, September 28, and a fan has shared video of Eddie Van Halen performing a monstrous nine-minute guitar solo. Watch it HERE.

Van Halen are in the final days of their 2015 North American tour, which wraps up October 4 at the Hollywood Bowl.

Source: Guitar World

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EIGHT BELLS – New Album Details


Experimental doom trio, EIGHT BELLS, will release their sophomore full-length this Winter via Battleground Records. Titled Landless and featuring new recruit, Rae Amitay (Immortal Bird, Thrawsunblat) at the drum helm, the record is currently in its tracking stages under the watchful ear of legendary producer/engineer, Billy Anderson (Agalloch, Tragedy, Demon Lung, Ommadon, Brothers Of The Sonic Cloth et al) and offers a definitive evolution of EIGHT BELLS’ eclectic sound.

In conjunction with the release of Landless, EIGHT BELLS will serve as direct support to Voivod and Vektor on their Northeastern US Winter tour with dates to be announced in the coming weeks.

EIGHT BELLS was forged in 2010 by Melynda Jackson (SubArachnoid Space) and began as a songwriting collaboration with jazz-train...

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HOLY GRAIL – Announce U.S. Headlining Dates


Los Angeles-based powerhouse HOLY GRAIL have announced a series of headlining tour dates in December featuring direct support from fellow West Coast metallians Night Demon. The quintet will round out the tour by joining thrash legends Death Angel for two Christmas shows alongside Flotsam And Jetsam.

The band stated, “One does not simply play Christmas shows with Death Angel and Flotsam And Jetsam without at least a five-show running start. Yule regret missing these winter shows with Night Demon.”

Tour dates:

25 San Diego, CA – Brick by Brick &

4 Scottsdale, AZ – Pub Rock &
5 Albuquerque, NM – Sister Bar &
7 Austin, TX – Dirty Dog Bar &
8 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar n’ Grill &
9 Oklahoma City, OK – The Conservatory &
10 Kansas City, MO – Riot Room &
11 Denver, CO ...

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RINGS OF SATURN – North American Fall Tour Announced


Following a period of radio silence in recent months, malicious ailiencore invaders, RINGS OF SATURN, will storm through sectors of the continent this Fall with a plethora of new tour dates, including a North American mission supporting The Faceless.

The report on the impending North American attack was just broadcasted this week, confirming that RINGS OF SATURN will forge an alliance with After The Burial and Toothgrinder as a three-pronged support force for The Faceless on a nearly thirty-date invasion, running from November 5th through December 11th...

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – Debut At #45 On The Billboard Top 200 Chart


THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER’s devastating new album, Abysmal, serves to once again demonstrate why they are considered one of the most vital bands in contemporary death metal. The blistering new effort debuted at #45 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart, as well as making very impressive debuts across the globe. See below for all first week charting specifics

Billboard Top Hard Music Albums Debut @ #8
Billboard Independent Albums Debut @ #10
Billboard Rock Albums Debut @ #15
Billboard Top 200 Current Album Debut @ #28
Billboard Top 200 Albums Debut @ #45
#66 German Control Charts
#165 National Chart
#26 Top 200 Music Chart#7 Hard Music Chart
#35 Top Digital Chart

The group’s first official music...

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AUDIOTOPSY – Shoot New Music Video

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AUDIOTOPSY – featuring guitarist Greg Tribbett (Mudvayne, Hell Yeah), drummer Matt McDonough (Mudvayne), vocalist Billy Keeton (Skrape) and bassist Perry Stern – will release debut album “Natural Causes” on October 2, 2015 through Napalm Records.

The band just completed filming a first video from “Natural Causes” for the song “The Calling,” which was shot in Orlando, FL and directed by David Brodsky of My Good Eye NYC. Stay tuned for that release, and in the mean time check out a sampling of all the tracks off the album HERE.

Self-produced at The Porch Studio in Orlando, Florida with engineer Tim Laud, the guys maintained their singular perspective with “Natural Causes...

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TRIVIUM – Streaming New Album In Its Entirety


TRIVIUM has launched a full album stream of their new record, Silence In The Snow. The effort will hit streets on Friday, October 2 through Roadrunner Records. Check it out below.

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