Monthly Archives June 2016

DOWNFALL OF GAIA – Begin Recording New Album


Germany’s DOWNFALL OF GAIA have just entered the studio to record their fourth full-length album and follow-up to 2014’s Aeon Unveils The Thrones Of Decay.

Downfall Of Gaia comments: “We are happy to announce that we hit Hidden Planet Studio Berlin to record our new full-length record, set to be released in 2016. This album continues directly where Aeon Unveils The Thrones Of Decay stopped. Stay tuned for more details! Can’t wait to share some new piece of music with you guys!”

Downfall Of Gaia recently announced a run of shows this summer, where they will be joined by Australia’s Hope Drone; this trek also marks the first tour for new guitarist Marco Mazzola. See below for all dates.

17 – Dinkelsbuhl, Germany – Summer Breeze*
18 – Munchen, Germany – Backstage*
19 – Zurich, Swit...

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CRYPTOPSY – Mexico Tour Dates Announced


Canada’s CRYPTOPSY have announced their long-awaited return to Mexico.

Their first appearance since 2008, the boys will criss-cross the vast and beautiful Mexican landscape alongside Sweden’s Watain, and fellow death metal veterans Suffocation. Catch the show on these dates:

August 11th – Querétaro
August 12th – Aguascalientes
August 13th – Mexico City
August 14th – Mérida

Source: metalunderground

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KATAKLYSM – North American Tour Dates Announced


KATAKLYSM are booked to tour North America in September and October. Direct support for most of the shows will be provided by Carach Angren. Here are the confirmed dates thus far:

9/24 San Bernardino, CA @ Ozzfest
9/25 Phoenix, AZ @ Joe’s Grotto
9/26 Las Vegas, NV @ LVCS
9/27 Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Bar
9/28 San Jose, CA @ The Ritz
9/29 Portland, OR @ Bossanova Ballroom
9/30 Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
10/1 Victoria, BC @ V-Lounge w/ Carach Angren
10/2 Vancouver, BC @ Red Room
10/3 Prince George, BC @ The Generator w/ Carach Angren
10/4 Calgary, AB @ Dickens w/ Carach Angren
10/5 Edmonton, AB @ Starlite Room w/ Carach Angren
10/6 Regina, SK @ Le Bistro w/ Carach Angren
10/7 Winnipeg, MB @ Good Will w/ Carach Angren
10/8 Thunder Bay, ON @ Crocks w/ Carach Angren
10/9 Sioux Falls, SD @...

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TRIVIUM – Release New Live Video


TRIVIUM has released the official live video for “Dead And Gone”, which was directed by Strati Hovartos and filmed during the band’s performance at this year’s edition of “Rock On The Range” festival in Columbus, OH this past May.

Check out “Dead And Gone” below.

Source: metalunderground

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PSYCHEDELIC WITCHCRAFT – Black Magic Man EP Limited-Edition Twelve-Inch Vinyl


Italian occult rock conjurors PSYCHEDELIC WITCHCRAFT — who recently announced their disbanding — released their critically lauded debut EP, Black Magic Man, last Summer via Taxi Driver Records.
Initially issued as a limited-edition ten-inch and now long sold out, Taxi Driver recently repressed the EP on twelve-inch purple vinyl with an etched B-side. Limited to three-hundred copies, the release comes with updated cover art by British poster artist Matt Wilkins as well as a bonus cover track tribute to Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister titled “The Dark Lord” originally released in 1969 by psychedelic rock band Sam Gopal (which featured Ian Willis AKA Lemmy).

Comments PSYCHEDELIC WITCHCRAFT leader Virginia Montisais, “I’m so excited for the reissue of Black Magic Man...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE – September Shows With EXODUS Announced


KILLSWITCH ENGAGE have announced three September shows on the West Coast with EXODUS and Unearth. Here are the confirmed dates:

9/1 San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom
9/2 Los Angeles, CA @ The Novo
9/3 Las Vegas, NV @ Brooklyn Bowl

Source: Lambgoat

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LOUD AS HELL FESTIVAL 2016 – Lineup Announced


Semchuk Productions, Jurassic Ink Custom Tattoo, Metal Nation Radio, Prairie Fire Events, and Asher Media Relations are proud to announce the return of this year’s 2016 Loud As Hell heavy metal festival in Drumheller, Alberta at the Dinosaur Downs Stampede Grounds.

Moving into its fifth consecutive year, Loud As Hell Heavy Metal Festival promises to be bigger and better than last year with three full days of face melting metal from July 29th – August 1st.

This year’s lineup includes Unleash The Archers, Striker, Into Eternity, Ninjaspy, Divinity, West of Hell, Disciples of Power and more! (full list below).

Friday, July 29

West of Hell – 11:30pm
Divinity – 10pm
The Order Of Chaos – 9pm
Leave The Living – 8pm
Dahlmers Realm – 7pm

Saturday, July 30

Into Eternity – 11pm
Striker – 9:...

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THE BODY – North American Tour Dates With FULL OF HELL


THE BODY and FULL OF HELL are pleased to confirm a collaborative North American tour in support of their One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache joint full-length, issued in March through Neurot Recordings. The nihilistic live takeover begins August 19th in Vancouver, British Columbia and tramples its way through nearly two-dozen cities, the tour drawing to a close on September 10th in Providence, Rhode Island. The journey will find both bands executing their sonic deviance as one unit, as well as performing new versions of old songs from each of their respective discographies. The latest run of dates follows the bands’ concerted European invasion this past April.

8/19/2016 TBA – Vancouver, BC
8/20/2016 The Know – Portland, OR
8/21/2016 Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA

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DEVOTION – Russian Tour Dates Announced


Italy’s DEVOTION have booked a Russian tour in August. Confirmed dates can be seen on the flyer above.

Devotion are touring in support of their fourth album, Words And Crystals, which was released digitally through Pavement Music on February 26th. The album is available from Amazon, iTunes, and other online retailers.

Source: BW&BK

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SKEWERED – Signs With Stillbirth Records


Stillbirth Records (A division of Gore House Productions) has announced the addition of SKEWERED to its roster.

Hailing from Dublin, Ireland, Skewered came into fruition in 2006 under the moniker Necrosis. After self-releasing two demos, their vigorous work helped capture the attention of Inherit Suffering Records, who later released the bands self-titled debut album in 2012.

“We’re delighted to finally announce our second album is set for release later this year,” states guitarist Andy Sweeney. “Stillbirth Records, a division of Gore House productions have signed us up on a two album deal. Some of the cool bands they’re working with include Party Cannon, Mortal Torment, Stages Of Decomposition, and so on...

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