Category METAL NEWS

1349 – North American Tour Dates

Norwegian black metal act 1349 will tour a portion of North America this fall. Direct support will be provided by UADA, with additional support and tour dates to be announced shortly. The current schedule is listed below.

10/25 Jacksonville, FL @ 1904 Music Hall
10/26 Asheville, NC @ Mothlight
10/27 Baltimore, MD @ Soundstage
10/28 Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus
10/29 Somerville, MA @ Once Ballroom
10/30 Quebec City, QC @ L’Anti
10/31 Montreal, QC @ Piranha Bar
11/1 Toronto, ON @ Velvet Underground
11/2 Chicago, IL @ Cobra Lounge

1349 is AURAL HELLFIRE. That has been, and continues to be, the primary concept since the band first rose from the ashes of Alvheim in 1997...

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GWAR – European/UK Tour Dates With VOIVOD

GWAR and VOIVOD are booked for a portion of November and December to tour Europe and the UK. Downcast Collision and Childrain will also appear on select dates.

Here is the schedule:

dates w/ Downcast Collision
11/22 Bochum, DE @ Matrix
11/23 Vaureal, FR @ Le Forum
11/24 Mannheim, DE @ MS Connexion

dates w/ Childrain
11/26 Cologne, DE @ Live Music Hall
11/27 Kortrijk, BE @ De Kruen
11/28 Tilburg, NL @ 013 KZ
11/30 Manchester, UK @ Club Academy
12/01 Glasgow, UK @ The Garage
12/02 Wolverhampton, UK @ Steel Mill
12/03 Newcastle, UK @ Riverside
12/04 London, UK @ Islington Academy
12/05 Antwerp, BE @ Zappa
12/06 Bremen, DE @ Schlachthof
12/07 Copenhagen, DK @ Pumpehuset
12/08 Berlin, DE @ Festsaal Kreuzberg
12/09 Prague, CZ @ Meet Factory
12/10 Ziln, CZ @ Masters of Rock Cafe
12/11 Graz, AT @ Expl...

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THE ETERNAL – European Tour Dates

Australian progressive melodic doom band THE ETERNAL have announced their first run of European shows in ten years. The band will do select dates in Hungary, Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden & Finland with a fantastic line-up of bands including Vetrar Draugurinn & Red Eleven. The Eternal will kick off the tour with an appearance at Fekete Zaj Fesztivál in Hungary, where they will perform full electric and acoustic sets. A tour not to be missed! 

17 August Hungary Heves Fekete Zaj Fesztivál (Full Band Performance)

18 August Hungary Heves Fekete Zaj Fesztivál (Acoustic Performance)

21 August Hungay Budapest Dürer Kert w/ Clue, Mert & More

23 August Belgium Bree Ragnarok Live Club w/ Vetrar Draugurinn

24 August Netherlands Den Haag Musicon w/ Vetrar Draugurinn

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ARKAIK – Debut New Song

ARKAIK have officially signed with The Artisan Era and launched the new single “Supernal Flame” in celebration. Check it out above. Frontman Jared Christianson commented of the group’s new label home:

“It’s definitely a massive honor to be a part of The Artisan Era family. They have consistently been putting out forward-thinking, top-tier progressive metal and we feel like its the perfect fit for Arkaik. The enthusiasm from supporters of the label is also extremely humbling to be a part of. It’s really exciting for us because its also a new era in the band, so couldn’t be more stoked to be working with them now.

We’re still pretty deep into writing the next album, but we wanted to put out a new song with this announcement...

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METALLICA – South American Tour Dates

METALLICA have announced that they will bring the “WorldWired” full-on stadium experience to South America for six headlining shows featuring special guests GRETA VAN FLEET. The ‘perks’ of METALLICA‘s current tour will remain in place, including the “Wherever I May Roam” Black Ticket and Enhanced Experiences brought to you by CID Entertainment.

Tour Dates:

April 15 – Santiago, Chile @ Estadio Nacional
April 18 – Buenos Aires, Argentina @ Campo Argentino de Polo
April 21 – Porto Alegre, Brazil @ Arena do Grêmio
April 23 – Curitiba, Brazil @ Estádio Couto Pereira

April 25 – São Paulo, Brazil @ Estádio do Morumbi
April 27 – Belo Horizonte, Brazil @ Estádio do Mineirão

METALLICA fan-club presales will begin on Monday, August 19 at 10:00 a.m...

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EXHUMED – Streaming New Song

EXHUMED’s new studio album “Horror” has been scheduled for an October 04th release date on Relapse with a first single from it by the name of “Ravenous Cadavers” available above. Pre-orders for the album are now live at this location and include a retro-themed ‘Horror Deluxe VCR ‘Slaughter Video’ Rental Store Pack.’

That edition is limited to 100 copies and features ‘the ‘Horror‘ LP pressed on blood red and white merge with aqua blue, blood red and oxblood splatter, a playable VHS in custom slipcase with audio and visuals of the entire album, a retro VHS inspired sticker sheet, plus an authorized Slaughter Video membership laminated card as well as an official Slaughter Video employee t shirt...

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ALLEGAEON – Headlining Tour Dates

ALLEGAEON have announced a fall headlining run with Inferi and Paladin as support. That trek will take them to the following cities:

10/15 Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue
10/17 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
10/18 Portland, OR – Bossanova Ballroom
10/19 Spokane, WA – The Pin
10/21 Oakland, CA – Oakland Metro
10/22 Los Angeles, CA – Hi Hat
10/23 Mesa AZ – Club Red
10/25 Oklahoma City, OK – 89th St. Collective
10/26 Houston, TX – Satellite Bar
10/28 Orlando, FL – The Haven
10/29 Atlanta, GA – 529
10/31 Philadelphia, PA – Milkboy
11/01 Brooklyn, NY – Gold Sounds
11/02 Rochester, NY – Montage Music Hall
11/03 Pittsburgh, PA – Crafthouse
11/04 Minneapolis, MN – The Varsity
11/05 Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room

Allegaeon (pronounced: uh-lee-juhn) was form...

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MR. BUNGLE – Reunion Shows Announced

Seminal California band MR. BUNGLE will reunite this winter for a trio of shows, their first live performances in nearly 20 years.

The three dates will feature original members Mike Patton, Trevor Dunn, and Trey Spruance, in addition to Scott Ian (Anthrax) and Dave Lombardo (Dead Cross, Suicidal Tendencies, ex-Slayer) and will find the ensemble performing their 1986 demo release, The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny.

Here are the dates:

2/7 Los Angeles, CA @ Fonda Theatre
2/8 San Francisco, CA @ Warfield Theatre
2/10 New York, NY @ Brooklyn Steel

Vocalist Mike Patton comments: “I remember writing riffs for this cassette in my parent’s garage, with no heat, so I recorded in a sleeping bag for analog warmth, playing a one-stringed acoustic guitar that was piped into a ghetto...

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TOXIC HOLOCAUST – Debut New Song

October 04th has been set as the release date for TOXIC HOLOCAUST ‘s new album “Primal Future.” That outing will arrive via Entertainment One with a lyric video for its first single, “Chemical Warlords,” having newly been released below. The band’s mastermind Joel Grind recorded, mixed and mastered the album and had the following to say about it:

“When I started the band in 1999, I never imagined I’d still be doing it in 2019. It’s been a long time coming but the new album is finally ready and it’s sort of a culmination of my past twenty years of doing this band. Most notably, I decided to go back to my roots and record this entire album by myself and play all of the instruments like I did in the early days...

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DEVOURMENT – Streaming New Album

DEVOURMENT have launched a full stream of their new album, Obscene Majesty, which is scheduled for an August 16 release through Relapse Records. In advance of its release, you can listen to the album in its entirety via the player above.

Formed in 1995 by Brad Fincher (drums) Brian Wynn (guitar) and Wayne Knupp (vocals) in Dallas, TX. Devourment has remained consistent and powerful throughout several reformations, leading many to celebrate them as the heaviest death metal band in the world due to their influential blend of vicious slam elements with an old school death metal sound. The band’s current lineup includes Ruben Rosas (vocals), Captain Chris Andrews (guitar), Dave Spencer (bass), and Brad Fincher (drums).

Devourment’s three full-length recordings are Molesting the Dec...

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