Monthly Archives June 2012

HOLY GRAIL – Drops Off Tour


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HOLY GRAIL has cancelled the remainder of their current tour with Valient Thorr. Here’s the official word:

“Sorry west coast, due to multiple levels of shit we gotta handle back home and this monsterous album that’s been lurking over our heads the past 9 months, we are sad to say that we are cancelling the last 2 weeks of shows with Valient Thorr, Royal Thunder and Kickass. However, LA, OC, and SD shows are still a go ahead. We wish it didn’t have to be this way but its got to be done, we promise we’ll be back around this fall, full force, hope to see you then.”

Source: Lambgoat

http://www.myspace.com/holygrail

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DECAPITATED – “Covan Wake The F**k Up” DVD Details


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DECAPITATED are now looking at a late 2012 release for their upcoming “Covan Wake The Fuck Up” DVD. The effort includes a documentary and live tribute show centered around the bands former vocalist, Adrian “Covan” Kowanek.

Kowanek was left in a coma following a 2007 touring accident which eventually claimed the life of band drummer Witold “Vitek” Kieltyka. All proceeds from the DVD will go towards Kowanek‘s continued medical costs.

According to the band:

“Some time ago we’ve finished filming a documentary about Covan and “Covan Wake The Fuck Up Tour” which was held in January this year.

DVD will be available for purchase in the last quarter of this year. The entire income from sales will be used for Adrian’s treatment.

The content of the DVD will inc...

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KISS – “Monster” Coming In October; New Details Revealed



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Rock legends KISS return with Monster, the 20th studio album in their historic career, set for release in October through Universal Music Enterprises. The 12-track, straight-ahead rock ‘n’ roll album features collaborations among all four members-including co-founders Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons and longtime members guitarist Tommy Thayer and drummer Eric Singer-in an album that shows the band at the top of its game. And that’s saying something, considering their illustrious, 40-plus year history-28 US gold albums, the most gold records for any American rock band, 40 million sales in the US, and a total exceeding 100 million worldwide.

Monster is the group’s first studio album since the band’s 2009 smash success, Sonic Boom, and was also produced by Paul Stanley with Greg Collins a...

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LAMB OF GOD – Vocalist Reportedly Arrested For Manslaughter In Prague



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As reported by MetalSucks.com, citing an article on Novinky.cz, LAMB OF GOD lead vocalist Randy Blythe was arrested on charges of manslaughter stemming from a “tragic incident” in Prague on May 24, 2010, which led to a death. In the article, the Lamb Of God performance tonight at Club Cafe in Prague was cancelled by the band’s management identifying no specific reason, says local promoting agency Obscure.

The band was scheduled to perform tonight with All Shall Perish and Skeltonwitch. Stay tuned for more information on this breaking story.

Source: Metalundeground

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MURDER CONSTRUCT – Debut Album Details



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Los Angeles, California death dealers MURDER CONSTRUCT have completed work on their highly anticipated debut full-length entitled Results. Featuring 11 tracks of violent, uncompromising death/grind, the quintet display cut-throat songwriting and top-notch musicianship mixed with their own brand of twisted experimentation to create one of 2012’s most punishing auditory experiences. Results will be released via Relapse Records on CD/LP/Digital on August 28th with pre-orders and a preview of the album art available at this location.

The album was recorded in , Hollywood CA at Architeuthis Sound with engineer Sean Vahle while drums were tracked at Trench Studios in Corona, CA with John Haddad (Abysmal Dawn, Exhumed, Intronaut).

MURDER CONSTRUCT features Travis Ryan (CATTLE DECAPITATION) ...

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WHITECHAPEL – Premieres New Music Video


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WHITECHAPEL premiered their new music video for the song “Lifer”. You can check out the David Brodsky-directed clip online. Go HERE to view.

Source: Lambgoat

http://www.thediseased.com/

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PERIPHERY – Announces New Member


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Den Headz, PERIPHERY has announced the addition of Adam Getgood (aka Nolly) to their lineup on a permanent bassist. According to the band, Getgood will handle all bass duties, in addition to some guitar playing, production, and songwriting.

Misha Mansoor had this to say: “Nolly has been an honorary Periphery member for the last few years. He filled in on bass for us on our first real tour (Thrash and Burn 2009) and since then has always been there for us and has helped us out immensely. Given that we love him dearly as a friend and found that we have excellent chemistry both on stage and in the studio, and he is a master of all of his instruments, hiring him as our full-time bassist was the logical solution...

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GOD FORBID – Tour Dates With BATTLECROSS


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Dates have been confirmed for GOD FORBID’S trek with BATTLECROSS in and around this years “Trespass America Festival“. Those dates include:

07/06 West Springfield, VA – Empire
07/07 Richmond, VA – Kingdom
07/08 Winston-Salem, NC – Ziggy’s
07/10 Fayetteville, AR – Stone Pony
07/12 Wichita, KS – The Scenery
07/18 St. Paul, MN – Station 4
07/20 Joliet, IL – Mojoe’s (no Battlecross)
08/09 South Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
08/11 Montreal, QC – Heavy MTL
08/31 Shreveport, LA – The Riverside Warehouse
09/01 Memphis, TN – Newby’s

Source: The PRP

http://www.myspace.com/godforbid

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DEVILDRIVER – Sign With NAPALM RECORDS


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The entire Napalm Records crew is honored to announce that American groove-metal powerhouse DEVILDRIVER has joined their ranks.

The legendary Los Angeles metal outfit, who has released a string of hard-hitting and ass-kicking albums since the early 2000s, have signed a worldwide record deal with the Austrian label. After 10 years of forging high-class metal songs and endless touring all over the world, the band – revolving around charismatic and legendary frontman Dez Fafara – is more alive than ever, and Napalm Records is proud that the band and label will work on another chapter in that illustrious and successful career.

A new Devildriver album is tentatively scheduled for a release in 2013 – get ready for a merciless rampage of monstrous grooves and brutal riffs!

Frontman Dez Fafara...

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PRIMATE – New Album Streaming Online



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With PRIMATE’s debut LP Draw Back A Stump approaching official worldwide release next week via Relapse, now entire ten track audiobeast can be set loose through your computer speakers via BrooklynVegan.

Draw Back A Stump will be in North American stores next Tuesday, July 3rd. Preorders are available HERE.

PRIMATE’s grind-infused hardcore punk ruckus brings the relentless spirit of the genre’s pioneers like Poison Idea, Doom, Bad Brains, Napalm Death and Discharge into the modern age with super slick and thunderous production and a foundation-leveling sonic beating. Formed by vocalist Kevin Sharp, bassist/vocalist Dave Whitworth, drummer Shayne Huff and guitarists Bill Kelliher and Mike Brennan, the band disbursed a 1000-run CD pressing of Draw Back A Stump on their own last year...

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