Monthly Archives August 2014

PENTAGRAM – Confirms US Headliner Dates


Heavy metal/doom pioneers PENTAGRAM are booked to play a handful of select shows in the East and Midwest this fall with support from Radio Moscow, Bang, and Kings Destroy. Confirmed dates are below (several more shows will be added):

10/23 Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s
10/24 Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights
10/25 Grand Rapids, MI @ Pyramid Scheme
10/27 Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
10/28 Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theater
10/29 Baltimore, MD @ Soundstage
10/30 Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brendas
11/1 New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater w/ Blood Ceremony (no Radio Moscow)
11/2 Providence, RI @ The Met

Source: Lambgoat

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NOCTEM – Signs With Prosthetic Records


NOCTEM are proud to announce their signing with well-known Prosthetic Records to release their latest “Exilium” in America, Canada, and Australia. The label comments:

“Extreme blackened death Spaniards Noctem prove the adage ‘third time’s a charm’ as they present their tertiary album ‘Exilium’ through Prosthetic Records on September 16th in North America.

“Lauded as ‘a stunning, full and complex album that is a must-have for any fan of the genre; by Metal Temple, ‘Exilium’ knows no boundaries as it stretches the band’s limits to a whole new level...

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The masked mutants in GHOUL are preparing to terrorize the US next month on a live intrusion supporting blackened thrash headliners, Skeletonwitch, and black metal tyrants, Black Anvil! The caravan of chaos will begin September 5th in Chicago and sully nearly two dozen municipalities before coming to a mutinous close on September 24th, 2014 in San Francisco.

Says guitarist/vocalist Digestor:”Greetings, Numbskulls! Once again GHOUL is coming to your rotten country to murder and devour your lard-assed, chicken-fried, imbecilic citizenry! We are currently hiding in empty pickle barrels in the hold of a tramp steamer on its way to one of your American ports...

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GOATWHORE – Announces US Headlining Dates


New Orleans’ favorite metal legion, GOATWHORE, will embark upon another bout of live headlining invasions next month. Set to launch in Houston on September 15th, the band will trounce fourteen cities including five shows supporting death rock/horror punk legends, Samhain!

In November, GOATWHORE will bring their sadistic anthems overseas for a European incursion with headliners Dying Fetus. The extended trek embarks on November 8th in Liege, Belgium, and will march through nearly four dozen metropolises, coming to a close on December 20th in Leer, Germany.

GOATWHORE is currently touring in support of their mammoth Constricting Rage Of The Merciless full-length unleashed to the masses in July via Metal Blade Records...

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SATYRICON – Drop Off Housecore Horror Film Festival


Norwegian black metal legends SATYRICON will no longer be able to perform at this year’s Housecore™ Horror Film Festival. The band explained via its official Facebook page:

“Dear U.S fans. We regret to inform that Satyricon will not perform at Knotfest in San Bernardino, CA and Horror Fest in Austin, TX in October 2014. The reasons for not being able to perform at these two festivals are both pragmatic ones and entirely different from each other. Satyricon will now shift its attention towards the writing of a new album, re-editing the footage from the «Live at the Opera» live album/DVD and another project that will be announced at a later stage. It is important for the band that the U...

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IRON MAIDEN – Planning Extensive Vinyl Reissue Series For The Fall


Den Headz, there’s a lot of IRON MAIDEN vinyl in the pipeline for October and November. BMG/Ingrooves Music Group have teamed up to release the groups first eight albums on 180-gram black vinyl. A complete series of 7″ singles taken from those albums will also be unleashed throughout the same timeframe.
The first few albums “Iron Maiden“, “Killers” and “The Number Of The Beast” will be made available in a limited edition collector’s box intended to house all eight albums. That packaging will only be available while supplies last. Here’s the bands planned chronological release schedule:
October 14th, 2014:
“Iron Maiden”
“The Number Of The Beast”
“Running Free” b/w “Burning Ambition”
“Sanctuary” b/w “Drifter” (Live) and “I’ve Go...

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ACE FREHLEY – “Space Invader” Lands On Billboard Top 200 At #9


2014 Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and former KISS guitarist ACE FREHLEY has made history with his new album Space Invader, which debuted at #9 on the Top 200 Chart this week. The LP scores the highest charting position of ANY Kiss solo album ever, and marks Frehley’s first return to the Top 10 since KISS’s 1998 Pyscho Circus reunion album. The album has also sold better in first week sales than Kiss’ recently released Kiss 40 album. Internationally, Space Invader has debuted #1 on the Independent Chart and #16 on the Top 200 Chart in Canada, Top 40 in Switzerland and Sweden, and hit a historic benchmark for the first time ever as a solo artist in Germany.

Space Invader, Frehley’s first studio album in five years, has also received praise from critics...

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UNEARTH – New Album Details


New England’s UNEARTH have announced Watchers of Rule to be released via eOne Music on October 28th, 2014. Produced by Mark Lewis (Whitechapel, Devildriver), this marks the band’s six full length LP in their decorated sixteen year tenure. Lewis also produced the band’s previous release, Darkness in the Light in 2011.

Unearth recently wrapped up a highly publicized Oncoming Storm Tour, celebrating the tenth anniversary of the band’s fan favorite LP. The band also took part in the famed Heavy Montreal Festival where they debuted a track off the new LP called “The Swarm.”

This time, the band is heading out with friends Darkest Hour on the Hell or High Wattage Tour with Carnifex, Origin, I The Breather, and fellow label mates Black Crown Initiate. Dates can be found below.

“Greetings heav...

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LONEWOLF – Reveals New Album Artwork


French power metal act LONEWOLF has unveiled the artwork for the band’s seventh full length studio release “Cult of Steel.” The album marks the first release via new label Massacre Records, and is targeted for release in October.

Check out the cover art above.

Source: metalunderground

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Suicidal Tendencies Perform In Chicago

Den Headz, sad news to report. SUICIDAL TENDENCIES has released the following statement:

“It’s with complete sadness that we have to announce the passing of bassist Tim ‘Rawbiz’ Williams.

“Tim played bass for SUICIDAL TENDENCIES for almost four years until recently.

“Tim was a monster on bass, running around on stage in the pit, giving his all, even when his body wasn’t at its best. We will always remember him and appreciate all the kind words by those that were touched by his bass playing and him personally.”

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