Monthly Archives November 2015

ROCK ON THE RANGE 2016 – Lineup Announced


Rock On The Range — the largest and most-acclaimed rock festival in the United States — celebrates its 10th anniversary May 20-21 and May 22, 2016 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. The incredible lineup features the legendary RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, hard rock titans DISTURBED (who have returned after a four-year hiatus), and rock icon/filmmaker ROB ZOMBIE topping a lineup that’s packed with rock royalty such as SHINEDOWN, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, BRING ME THE HORIZON, A DAY TO REMEMBER, MEGADETH, AT THE DRIVE-IN, LAMB OF GOD, SIXX: A.M., HELLYEAH and PENNYWISE, along with the genre’s hottest developing artists.

With three days of music on three stages, sets from rock’s favorite comedians in the Rolling Rock Comedy Tent, The Music Experience, new art installations, and unique onsi...

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BLAZE BAYLEY – New Tour Dates Announced


Former Iron Maiden frontman, BLAZE BAYLEY, has announced the first 50 dates in support of the yet-to-be-titled album #8, due in March. Check out the dates below. More to be added soon.

1 – Newcastle, England – Trillians
2 – Glasgow, Scotland – Ivory Blacks
3 – Kendal, England – Bootleggers
4 – Grimsby, England – Yardbirds
5 – Manchester, England – Sound Control
6 – Wakefield, England – Snooty Fox
16 – Cardiff, Wales – Fuel
17 – Hastings, England – The Carlisle
18 – Verviers, Belgium – Spirit of 66
19 – Lotenhulle, Belgium – Wizzfest
20 – Deinze, Belgium – Cafe Elpee (acoustic)
24 – Erica, Netherlands – The Spot
25 – Leiden, Netherlands – Gebr De Nobel
26 – Grossefehn, Germany – Schlappohr Rockkneipe
27 – Geleen, Netherlands – De Meister
31 – Arras, France – Blue Devils Bar


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1349 – 2016 Tour Dates In Mexico Announced


Den Headz, 1349 will travel to Mexico in late January for a few shows. Dates include:

1/28 Mexico City @ Salon Bolivar
1/29 San Luis Potosi @ Bunker
1/30 Monterrey @ La Tumba
1/31 Guadalajara @ Foro Independencia

Source: Lambgoat

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VIVALDI METAL PROJECT – Signs With Pride & Joy Music


Pride & Joy Music has announced the signing of the Vivaldi Metal Project.

The VIVALDI METAL PROJECT is an all-star metal project conceived and created by keyboardist, arranger, composer and producer maestro Mistheria (Bruce Dickinson, Rob Rock, Roy Z, etc.) together with bassist, composer and co-producer Alberto Rigoni. The aim of the project is to arrange and perform a metal version of Antonio Vivaldi’s legendary Baroque masterwork “THE FOUR SEASONS”.

The duo already has started to work on this project in late 2013 together and since then gathered more than 70 musicians from over the world plus the ”Sinfonietta Consonus Orchestra” and the ”Academic Choir Manolov’ to take part in this mammoth project...

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KAMELOT – Fan-Filmed Video Of Cleveland Show Posted


KAMELOT are currently storming North America again alongside special guests Dragonforce, with Kobra And The Lotus vocalist Kobra Paige on board as their backing vocalist. The tour began November 13th in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and wraps up December 12th in Tampa, FL. Fan-filmed video from their November 27th show at the Agora Theater in Cleveland, OH is available HERE.

The setlist on the night was as follows:

“Veil of Elysium”
“When the Lights are Down”
“The Great Pandemonium”
“Center of the Universe”
“Here’s to the Fall”
“March of Mephisto”
“Rule the World”
– drum solo –
“Liar Liar (Wasteland Monarchy)”
– keyboard solo –

“Manus Dei”
“Sacrimony (Angel of Afterlife)”

Source: BW&BK

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ANNIHILATOR – Post-European Tour Update


ANNIHILATOR founder/frontman Jeff Waters has checked in with a post-European tour update:

“After one hell of a successful and fun tour and new CD release, discussions are going on right now for Round 2 of the Annihilator – Europe In The Blood Tour. Nothing confirmed and we are still getting more and more offers coming in, but yes, we will likely be back to Russia, Denmark, Germany and many others that we missed in Europe on this recent run that covered three months. We will let you know when but it will likely be early 2016 Thanks to all of you who came out so far and we are working hard to bring this metal madness to everywhere else!

For touring/booking inquiries in Europe, contact our agency Seaside Touring/Thomas Kreidner...

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GOJIRA – Releasing Past Albums On Limited Splattered Vinyl


Den Headz, GOJIRA plans to drop a new album in stores next year. Prior to that though, Listenable Records will be releasing limited edition splattered vinyl pressings of the band’s earlier releases. Each of those is set for January 25th, with the following details released in regards to pressing/color:

“The Link“:
180 gram splatter vinyl of 500 copies in ultra transparent clear vinyl with red and orange splatter.

“From Mars To Sirius”
Limited edition 180 gram splatter double vinyl of 500 copies in ultra transparent clear vinyl with orange and white splatter.

“The Way Of All Flesh“:
Limited edition 180 gram splatter double vinyl of 500 copies in ultra transparent clear vinyl with royal blue and black splatter.

European pre-orders are available now via http://www...

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CANDLEMASS – Sample Of New EP Posted Online


Swedish doom metal band, CANDLEMASS, is about to celebrate 30 years of doom with a brand new EP, which is scheduled for release early next year via Napalm Records. The band is now offering a first taste of the upcoming new EP HERE.

Source: metalunderground

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IN MOURNING – Signs With Agonia Records


Agonia Records are proud to announce the singing of Sweden’s melodic death/doom metal band, IN MOURNING. The band is currently in studio working hard on the successor to their 2012 much-lauded offering, The Weight Of Oceans.

Hailed by many as the heir to Opeth’s melodeath throne, In Mourning was formed in the Swedish woods in the year 2000. Since then the band has evolved over the years striving to refine its sound to what it is today. April 2012 marked the release of the bands third and latest album The Weight Of Oceans, a mythology inspired conceptual story that journeys to the sea. Musically blending a broad spectrum of influences into a foundation of melodic death metal...

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ASSASSIN’S BLADE – Signs With Pure Steel Records


Swedish/Canadian heavy metal band ASSASSIN’S BLADE has signed a worldwide deal with Pure Steel Records.

The band was formed in 2014 by singer Jacques Bélanger (ex-Exciter), guitarist David Stranderud (Instigator, ex-Portrait, ex-Trap, ex-Devil Lee Rot, ex-Autopsy Torment) and bass player Peter Svensson (Void Moon, ex-Cult Of The Fox, ex-Trap). In 2015, drummer Marcus Rosenkvist (Void Moon, ex-Indemnity) joined the band. The debut album is entitled Agents Of Mystification and will be released in 2016.

Band statement: “Assassin’s Blade is proud to sign with Pure Steel Records and we are looking forward to work with one of the most renowned underground labels in the world.”

Jacques Bélanger – vocals
David Stranderud – guitars
Peter Svensson – bass
Marcus Rosenkvist – drum...

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