Monthly Archives February 2019

EYEHATEGOD – New Tour Dates Announced

EYEHATEGOD’s second leg of their “4 Strikes… From The Elementary To The Penitentiary” tour is slated to commence on May 7th in Hamden, Connecticut and run through May 25th in Lafayette, Louisiana, the band will visit nineteen cities alongside Negative Approach and Sheer Terror as well as Phobia, Disassociate, and Fuck You Pay Me on select dates, with more shows to be announced in the weeks to come.

Here is the current itinerary:

5/7 Amityville, NY @ Amityville Music Hall (Eyehategod only)

dates w/ Negative Approach, Sheer Terror, Disassociate
5/8 Hamden, CT @ Space Ballroom
5/9 Cambridge, MA @ Middle East Restaurant And Nightclub
5/10 Philadelphia, PA @ Voltage Lounge
5/11 Brooklyn, NY @ The Kingsland w/ Fuck You Pay Me (no Disassociate)
5/12 Brooklyn, NY @ The Kingsland w/ Phobia

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NILE and TERRORIZER will team up this fall for “A Vile Caustic Attack Tour 2019.” The following dates have surfaced:

11/2 Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore
11/3 Durham, NC @ Motorco Music Hall
11/4 New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
11/5 Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
11/6 Richmond, VA @ Canal Club
11/9 Worcester, MA @ Palladium
11/10 Philadelphia, PA @ The TLA
11/11 Pittsburgh, PA @ Crafthouse Stage & Grill
11/13 Joliet, IL @ The Forge
11/14 Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall Ballroom
11/16 Iowa City, IA @ Wildwood
11/17 Lincoln, NE @ Royal Grove
11/24 Oakland, CA @ Metro
11/25 Fresno, CA @ Strummer’s
11/27 San Diego, CA @ Brick by Brick
12/3 Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater
12/4 Colorado Springs, CO @ Sunshine Studios Live
12/6 Dallas, TX @ Trees
12/11 Orlando, FL @ Soundbar
12/12 Lake Park, FL @ Kelsey T...

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KORN and ALICE IN CHAINS have announced an epic co-headline amphitheater tour across North America this summer. Underoath will join as special guest on all dates, with Ho99o9 and Fever 333 opening on select dates. Produced by Live Nation, the 30-city outing will kick off July 18th in Del Valle, TX at Austin360 Amphitheatre and make stops in Dallas, Nashville, Toronto, Denver and more before wrapping September 4th in Mountain View, CA at Shoreline Amphitheatre.

dates w/ Ho99o9
7/18 Del Valle, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheatre
7/20 The Woodlands, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion (no Ho99o9)
7/21 Dallas, TX @ Dos Equis Pavilion
7/23 Birmingham, AL @ Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
7/25 Alpharetta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
7/26 Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
7/28 West Palm Beach, FL @ Cor...

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ENTOMBED – To Release ‘Clandestine – Live’ in May

ENTOMBED, featuring original members Nicke Andersson, Uffe Cederlund and Alex Hellid, invite you to hear the unique experience of the band performing their second album Clandestine in full, live for the first time ever for the album’s 25th Anniversary.

Threeman Recordings presents Act 2: The Entombed performance – a concert in two acts based entirely on the Swedish band’s acclaimed album Clandestine from 1991. It is a unique concert where the pioneering album is played from beginning to end. From the opening track “Living Dead” to closer “Through The Colonnades.”

In the first act, the Malmö Symphony Orchestra and Choir performs Clandestine, arranged for orchestra by Thomas Von Wachenfeldt (Wachenfeldt), with the original members from Entombed sitting in as part of the ensembl...

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Elizabeth Short, Jigsaw and Temple Of The Dog (Part 2)

Can You Handle The Truth?

“In the first installment of this three part report, I carefully explained to readers my explosive theory that LAPD is involved in a major cover up with regards to the murder of Elizabeth Short, aka “Black Dahlia”.

Did you know that early on in the homicide investigation of this young woman’s gruesome slaying it’s known that a purported ‘anonymous phone tip’ stated Elizabeth Short was killed by police officers?

I have detailed the fact that LAPD will not release the official autopsy report in Elizabeth Short’s murder, nor will they release to the media the purported “black book” that was found among her last possessions.

The first part of this thesis examined Chris Cornell’s tragic 2017 death and Temple of The Dog, which was not jus...

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BORKNAGAR – Vocalist Quits Band

After nearly 20 years in Norwegian progressive black outfit BORKNAGAR, vocalist Andreas Hedlund (aka Vintersorg) has exited the band. Bassist ICS Vortex will step into Hedlund’s role as lead vocalist.

Borknagar had the following to say:

“Due to personal reasons, Andreas ‘Vintersorg’ Hedlund has decided to step down as the lead vocalist of Borknagar. The decision is based on mutual understanding, respect and in a friendly manner with the rest of the band. Borknagar would like to express their sincere gratitude for the musical brotherhood we have shared throughout the years and wish Andreas the very best in his future endeavours. There is no drama to this situation, and our friendship will remain...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE – Premiere New Single

MÖTLEY CRÜE has confirmed the release of “The Dirt Soundtrack” that accompanies the upcoming Netflix film “The Dirt”, based on The New York Times best-selling 2001 autobiography by MÖTLEY CRÜE and Neil Strauss. The soundtrack and film are slated to released March 22 worldwide.

“During the filming of our movie we got excited and inspired to write new music,” said bassist Nikki Sixx. “Getting back in the studio with Bob Rock just fueled the creative fires for us. To me, the music sounds like classic MÖTLEY. The lyrics were written for the movie and are a reflection of our life.”

The 18-song soundtrack mastered by Grammy winner Dave Donnelly features a collection of MÖTLEY CRÜE classics that meaningfully underscore significant moments that shape the film...

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UNEARTH – Debut New Music Video

UNEARTH have unveiled their music video for “No Reprisal.” The track comes from the band’s latest album, Extinctions, and the Tim Dennesen-directed video can be found above.

After an awe-inspiring 15 years of blazing trails and dominating stages, Unearth is now institutionalized as a relentless force in heavy metal, standing the test of time with consistently triumphant creative output, tireless road warrior resilience, Blue Collar style workmanship and a resolute determination to deliver the goods.

Like Slayer, Cannibal Corpse, Testament and Anthrax before them, Unearth emerged as part of a burgeoning revolution in heavy music but continued to maintain their relevance and mastery of their craft...

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DYING EMBERS – New Lyric Video Released

Austria’s melodic death metallers DYING EMBERS are set to release their debut full-length “Where Shadeless Dwell Frozen” on March 1st, 2019 via Black Sunset/MDD. Dying Embers is the solo project from Unhallowed’s Jürgen Schurz and the first advance of the album, which comes in the form of the lyric v ideo for “Beyond The Crimson Haze”, is available to be streamed above. “Where Shadeless Dwell Frozen” was produced at Soundtempel Studio Freilassung (a.o. Walachia) by Stefan Traummüller. The album will be released in DigiPak and it’s already available for pre-order. The album tracklisting as follows:

1. Pursue The Light

2. Beyond The Crimson Haze

3. Praise The Signs

4. Fields Of Fire

5. Ignite The Sky

6. Carved Into Fate

7. Where Shadeless Dwell Frozen

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SKINLAB – Confirm New Album And Drummer

American groove metal veterans SKINLAB has announced that they have begun work on their next studio album. In the meantime, the group has also revealed that drummer Paul Hopkins has departed from the band and been replaced by Fabian Vastod. A statement from vocalist Steve Esquivel reads as follows:

“First off we are very happy to announce that Skinlab has officially started recording our new album with legendary producer Ulrich Wild and we are excited for our first release on Art Is War records and the rebirth of Skinlab. With new beginnings comes new members and the return of some old. This will be the first album with our new drummer Fabian Vastod, after departure of original drummer Paul Hopkins.

“Fabian who is no stranger to Skinlab has been friends with the band for man...

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