SUPERJOINT – 2017 U.S. Tour Dates Announced


SUPERJOINT’s tour with Battlecross and Child Bite has been officially announced. An early announcement for the trek had Power Trip as part of the bill, but they dropped off and were replaced with Battlecross.

Philip H. Anselmo’s SUPERJOINT is supporting their slamming new studio effort entitled “Caught Up In The Gears of Application”.

“Those people who choose to deny this masterpiece are only missing out on one of the heaviest albums of all time.” – Rocket, THE METAL DEN

Here are the confirmed dates:

01/12 Austin, TX – Grizzly Hall
01/13 Houston, TX – Scout Bar
01/17 Fayetteville, AR – George’s Majestic Lounge
01/19 Cleveland, OH – The Agora Ballroom
01/20 Valparaiso, IN – Big Shots
01/21 Dayton, OH – Oddbody’s
01/22 Pontiac, MI – The Crofoot Ballroom
01/24 Louisvi...

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TESTAMENT – North American Tour With SEPULTURA & PRONG


Legendary bay area thrash metal giants TESTAMENT, will launch a massive North American tour starting next April, in support of their chart topping Brotherhood Of The Snake release. Joining them are legendary Brazilian death/thrashers SEPULTURA and genre defying stalwarts PRONG.

“After 4 successful tours through Europe over the last 6 months, we are looking forward to touring across North America.” comments vocalist Chuck Billy. “We’ll have a new headlining set list with tracks from Brotherhood of the Snake, and how cool is it that we will be sharing the stage with our brothers in metal SEPULTURA and PRONG?! See ya’ in the PIT!”

To purchase tickets visit Confirmed tour dates are as follows:

02/02/17 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise


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REBEL WIZARD – Signs With Prosthetic Records


Prosthetic Records are pleased to announce the signing of REBEL WIZARD to their roster and will reissue their latest LP, Triumph of Gloom, on February 24, 2017 worldwide.

Rebel Wizard is a creation from Australian musician NKSV, who’s most well known for his work with the black metal/noise group Nekrasov, that can’t be summed up with one simple label. While containing traces of black and thrash metal roots, with a touch of NWOBHM and the epicness of power metal, Rebel Wizard have coined the term ‘negative metal’ to describe his unique sound. Negative Metal is described by NKSV as “an anarchic alchemical process of outsider energies respecting the power of traditional triumphant metal into a unique sound to smash out the coerced gloom and banality of our times”...

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MAYHEM – To Release De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Alive


Norwegian black metal icons MAYHEM are celebrating the release of their 1994 landmark De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas full-length with tours across the globe. This coming January, the band will march their way across North America performing the record in its monumental entirety.

In conjunction with their many live appearances, MAYHEM will also release De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Alive on December 15th, 2016. The album was captured live in Norrköping, Sweden last year during the band’s headlining set at the Black Christmass Festival. The show marked MAYHEM’s first time ever playing De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas in full.

Notes the band of first single “From The Dark Past,” “‘From The Dark Past’ has not been played many times live before, yet is in many ways an archetypical song from the band, co...

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BEHEADED – New Music Video Released


Beast Incarnate is the impending new long player from Malta-based brutal death metal merchants BEHEADED.
Set for release next month via Unique Leader, the infernal, eight-track production draws upon the brutal and melodic approach to the band’s 2012-issued, critically-championed Never To Dawn long player. Recorded at MKII Recording Studio (Italy) and mixed and mastered by Ronnie Björnström (Teadeat, Bone Gnawer, Aeon, Those Who Bring The Torture etc.) at Enhanced Audio Productions Sweden, Beast Incarnate comes shrouded in the cover art of Gabriel Alegria Sabogal, welcomes the addition of new recruits — drummer Davide Billia and guitarist Simone Brigo – and truly stretches the boundaries of BEHEADED’s signature sound to meet new extremes.

As a precursor to its release, today the band...

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FIREWIND – EPK Promo Clip For New Album Posted


Greek power metal group FIREWIND – led by guitar wizard Gus G. – released a EPK video for the upcoming new album “Immortals.” The album is slated to hit stores on January 20, 2017 via AFM Records in North America and Century Media in Europe.

The clip gives fans a behind the scenes look into the making of “Immortals.” The track listing for the album is:

1. Hands Of Time
2. We Defy
3. Ode To Leonidas
4. Back On The Throne
5. Live And Die By The Sword
6. Wars Of Ages
7. Lady Of 1000 Sorrows
8. Immortals
9. Warriors And Saints
10. Rise From The Ashes
11. Vision Of Tomorrow (Bonus Track on Digipak)

Check out the clip HERE.

Source: metalunderground

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‘New England Metal And Hardcore Festival’ 2017 lineup and dates announcement has been issued. The annual event will return to The Palladium in Worcester, MA on April 21st-22nd and this year will feature:

Friday, April 21st:

Kublai Khan
The Last Ten Seconds of Life
Left Behind

Saturday, April 22nd:

Swallow The Sun
Battle Beast
Leaves Eyes
Circuit Of Suns

A number of other artists will be announced as the event draws closer. Presales will kick off this Wednesday, December 07th.

Source: The PRP

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PANZER – Adds Members, Streaming “Satan’s Hollow”


German metal act PANZER – featuring bassist/vocalist Schmier (Destruction) and ex-Accept drummer Stefan Schwarzmann – announced a new lineup. Replacing Herman Frank on guitar will be Poltergeist guitarist V.O. Pulver and assuming the bass duties will be HammerFall’s Pontus Norgren.

“After producing the debut with Panzer, the guys asked me to help them out live to help provide the double axe-attack on stage”, recalls V.O. Pulver. “Of course I took the opportunity to rock out with my buddies. And when the chance came up to join them permanently, I didn’t hesitate to accept and now I can’t wait to play the sound of my youth!”

Pontus Norgren was just as excited to join the heavy metal war machine: “It was not a hard decision when I got asked to join the Panzer project, it was a straight up...

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SUMMER BREEZE 2017 – Bands Confirmed


Summer Breeze 2017 will take place from August 16th – 19th in Dinkelsbuhl, Germany and will celebrate the festival’s 20th anniversary. New bands confirmed for the festival include Sonata Arctica, Obituary, In Extremo, Delain, Havok, Chelsea Grin, August Burns Red, Gorguts and Amon Amarth. Pre-sale purchases are available at this location.

The 2016 edition of the Summer Breeze Festival took place from August 17th – August 20th and featured performances from Anthrax, Arch Enemy, Cattle Decapitation, DevilDriver, Entombed A.D., Exodus, Fear Factory, Katatonia, Korpiklaani, Mastodon, Napalm Death, Sabaton, Satyricon, Slayer, Soilwork, Steel Panther, Testament, Vader and many more.

An official after movie can now be seen HERE.

Source: BW&BK

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Welcome To The Re-Launch Of THE METAL DEN Site!



Den Headz, TMD creator and Editor-In-Chief, Randy “Rocket” Cody, has re-launched the official site for THE METAL DEN, the world’s HOTTEST resource for the latest news, interviews, reviews and rarities.


Rocket comments: “Thanks for all your support, Den Headz! I hope y’all enjoy the new design for TMD’s official site. It’s goddamn electric!! I throw it down in honor of later PANTERA shredder, Dimebag Darrell. I love you, brother! Your incredible legacy in metal music grows stronger with each day and I am proud to keep your spirit and memory alive here at TMD, as you were the sole inspiration for me creating the site in the first place. I wanted a new design that looked outside the box but also remained very functional for the reader...

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