After a successful run of dates in Australia and New Zealand together with Carcass, British Grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH continue to promote their 15th studio album, Apex Predator - Easy Meat with festival appearances this coming weekend in North America (Maryland Death Fest and Fort Worth Metal Festival) as well as dates in Europe and Russia this summer.
In celebration of the REVOCATION'S tour with VEIL OF MAYA, the band has prepared a series of lyric videos with fellow guitarist and director/animator Nick Hipa. The first for "Labyrinth Of Eyes" was unleashed last week. This week the band unveils a clip for "Madness Opus," streaming here, along with all of REVOCATION's previously released videos for Deathless.
Author & Punisher, aka Tristan Shone, the musically-inclined mechanical engineer who has created an intricate set of machines to replicate his unique version of doom, is streaming “Callous and Hoof” a new song from the outfit’s Housecore Records’ debut, Melk En Honing (June 30), via Revolver.
AUDIOTOPSY, the powerhouse new band featuring guitarist Greg Tribbett (Mudvayne, Hell Yeah), drummer Matt McDonough (Mudvayne), vocalist Billy Keeton (Skrape) and bassist Perry Stern have signed a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. Their debut album is scheduled for release in late summer 2015.
Minnesota-based medieval metal outfit OBSEQUIAE, now just days from the official20 Buck Spin unveiling of their sophomore long-player, Aria Of Vernal Tombs, and in advance, the entire record has been posted for public audibility through Vice Magazine's Noisey music channel. You can check it out here.
Legendary metal frontman and Housecore Records founder, Philip H. Anselmo, is bringing his horror-themed film and metal festival back for a third year. After a great ride in Austin, the festival will kick off in San Antonio, Texas at the Aztec Theater on November 13th -15th, 2015.
BROTHERS OF THE SONIC CLOTH - the Seattle doom brigade featuring iconic guitarist/vocalist Tad Doyle, formerly of Tad and Hog Molly, veteran bassist Peggy Doyle and drummer Dave French (The Anunnaki) -- will level the stages of nine cities with their apocalyptic odes on a long-anticipated bout of West Coast rituals. Slated to commence tomorrow, May 21st, on their home turf of Seattle, the trio will make their way through Sacramento, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Albuquerque, Denver and Salt Lake City with the run drawing to a close in Boise.
GOATSNAKE is sure to get your motor running with their latest jam "Grandpa Jones", a celebratory rock 'n' roll affair all about the life and times of a standout elder gentleman that Team Rock is premiering today.
In 2012, CATTLE DECAPITATION shocked the metal world with what was revered by fans and haters alike as their best album to date, Monolith Of Inhumanity. Here we are, three years later, CATTLE DECAPITATION and Metal Blade Records are pleased to unveil to the world the band's magnum opus with The Anthropocene Extinction, set for world wide release August 7th, 2015.
The second annual premier hardcore tour, Life & Death, has announced its first batch of confirmed bands: Turnstile, Backtrack and Heavy Chains. These three bands will appear alongside two more headliners, which will be announced June 9th, throughout the duration of the four-week-long North American tour spanning throughout August. Check out the dates here.
Punk rock icons ANTI-FLAG are a week away from releasing American Spring, their Spinefarm Records debut out May 26. Today, the band premieres its video for "Brandenburg Gate" via VEVO. Watch it here.
Berlin-based heavy metal blues rockers, LUCIFER, have today unveiled the video for their brand new single, "Izrael". The single was written by and ex-Cathedral guitarist, Garry Jennings and front woman Johanna Sadonis and is taken from their upcoming debut album, entitled Lucifer I. The video for the track - directed by and Chris Koll and Sadonis - was shot partly at LUCIFER's first Berlin show in April. Check out the exclusive premiere via NPR here.
ROSETTA to release Quintessential Ephemera June 22nd as a "Pay As You Wish" directly via Bandcamp.