Zealots Desire reveal new single & video
Set to perform at WT Fest in Brantford, ON on July 29th alongside Our Lady Peace, Collective Soul, Soul Asylum, Treble Charger, Sumo Cyco and more, these hard rockers are sharing with fans their latest single and video "The Fool".
The band comments:
"The Fool is one of our favorite songs to perform. It seems to go through all the motions. There's still something that feels peculiar to us about the chorus as well and we love that about it."
Mordatorium reveal new track
With main man Andrew Oosterbaan handling guitars, bass, and vocal duties alongside Pearl Kacew on drums, recording for Obsessed With Death began over the final months of 2016 and the album was completed in the spring of 2017. The cover artwork and visual design was created by Lauren Gornik Illustration.
Andrew Oosterbaan comments: "We're very excited to present this album, as it has been a long time in the making. A couple of the songs are almost two years old now! It's also a big pleasure to be able to unleash the first full-length MORDATORIUM release featuring acoustic drums and my longtime partner in crime Pearl. Obsessed With Death continues the trend begun on 2014's 'Raw,' steering away from the more melodic and experimental material of MORDATORIUM 's early years in favor of some more straight forward and nasty sounding death metal. I absolutely love the old-school looking artwork that Lauren did for us, as I feel it fits the current style of the band nicely."
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Converge announce 7", new video
Watch the video for Converge’s new single “I Can Tell You About Pain”. Directed by Tony Wolski, the stunningly shot narrative video perfectly matches the track’s haunting intensity and frenetic energy.
The 7-inch will be available for purchase online and on the band’s tour with Neurosis and Amenra. A new Converge album will be released later in 2017 by Epitaph and Deathwish. More news soon.
Converge, Neurosis & Amenra US tourdates
July 28 - Chicago, Il - Thalia Hall
July 29 - Detroit, MI - St. Andrew’s Hall
July 30 - Pittsburgh, PA - Rex Theater
July 31 - Buffalo, NY - Waiting Room *Converge & Amenra Only
Aug 01 - Montreal, QC - Métroplois
Aug 02 - Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall
Aug 03 - New Haven, CT - College St. Music Hall
Aug 04 - Brooklyn, NY - Warsaw
Aug 05 - Brooklyn, NY - Warsaw
Aug 06 - Boston, MA - Royale
Aug 07 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
Aug 18 - Bristol, UK - ArcTanGent 2017
Aug 19 - Eisleben, Germany - Destruction Derby Festival
Converge w/ Havok, Gorguts & Revocation
Aug 20 - Warsaw, Poland - Zaklęte Rewiry
Aug 21 - Bratislava, Slovakia - Majestic Music Club
Aug 22 - Vienna, Austria - Vienna Arena
Aug 23 - Munich Germany - Backstage
Aug 24 - Aarau, Switzerland - Backstage
Aug 25 - Paris, France - Le Trabendo
Aug 26 - Tilburg, Netherlands - 013
White Reaper share new video
The band will be playing the following dates:
23-Oct-17 / UK / Brighton - The Prince Albert
24-Oct-17 / UK / London - Sebright Arms
25-Oct-17 / UK / London - Old Blue Last
29-Oct-17 / Germany / Hamburg - Nochtwach
30-Oct-17 / Germany / Berlin - Musik & Frieden
31-Oct-17 / Germany / Cologne - MTC
Northern Plague release second single from "Scorn the Idle"
"Scorn the Idle" will hit the shelves as an independent release at the end of this week.
The album was recorded in Sound Division Studio in Warsaw under the watchful eye of Filip Hałucha (Vesania, Heinrich House Studio). The mixing and mastering process was done by Arkadiusz "Malta" Malczewski (Behemoth, Hate, Decapitated).
"Scorn the Idle" sees the band explore a darker, more atmospheric and melodic sound compared to "Manifesto". It consists of 9 very diverse songs, that will satisfy both death and black metal fans.
The album cover was created by the russian artist Vergvoktre, who incorporates an eery, disturbing and surrealistic vision of humanity in his works.
The song "Crown for Fools" tells the story of a madman who is consumed by greed. He's oblivious to the fact, that his madness makes him blind, selfish and bloodthirsty. The ruler is falling and he doesn`t want to admit it.
Insanity Alert release new video
Hatebreed, Madball, Terror and more on EMP tour
MP Persistence Tour (w/ Hatebreed + Madball + Power Trip + Broken Teeth + Insanity Alert)
Th 18.01.18 @ Astra Kulturhaus, Berlin (DE)
Fr 19.01.18 @ Tivoli Ronda, Utrecht (NL)
Sa 20.01.18 @ Eventwerk, Dresden (DE)
Su 21.01.18 @ Backstage, München (DE)
Mo 22.01.18 @ Komplex, Zürich (CH)
Tu 23.01.18 @ Schlachthof, Wiesbaden (DE)
We 24.01.18 @ Sono, Brno (CZ)
Th 25.01.18 @ Stadthalle, Lichtenfels (DE)
Fr 26.01.18 @ De Mast, Torhout (BE)
Sa 27.01.18 @ Turbinenhalle, Oberhausen (DE)
Su 28.01.18 @ O2 Forum Kentish Town, London (UK)
Survive announce Japan tour
Comments the band:
"We just finished our "HUMAN MISERY ASSULT TOUR 2017" in Baltia, Ukraine and Russia. Our latest full-length album "HUMAN MISERY" got awesomely high feedback, confirming that the Japanese heavy metal scene is acting strong, not only in Japan but also overseas. Now we are ready to announce our next tour, the follow up to our last year's Japan tour, check out and see you on the road!"
August 25 – Okayama IMAGE
August 26 – Kagoshima Speed King
August 27 – Kumamoto NAVARO
September 9 – Kobe KINGSX
September 10 – Kyoto MOJO
September 23 – Koriyama PEAKACTION
September 24 – Sendai BIRDLAND
September 29 – Matsuyama SALONKITTY
September 30 – Kochi CARAVAN SARY
October 8 – Fukui CHOP
October 9 – Shiga U ☆ STONE
October 22 – Shibuya CYCLONE
Nibiru reveal cover artwork and tracklist
QAAL BABALON is “the exact continuation of our first opus CAOSGON and NETRAYONI”, the band says. “Anger, uncontrolled psychedelia, and now the most sick, intense and suffering creation. ‘Qaal Babalon’ is the lacerating scream of a lost soul.”
After their latest full length PADMALOTUS (2015), the impressive EP TELOCH (2016) and the Roadburn Documentary (2017), NIBIRU are today a consolidated strength of the international underground scene, thanks to their inexhaustible attitude both in composition and in live performances, a physically and mental experience.
NIBIRU “Qaal Babalon” will be released as CD/DD by ARGONAUTA Records on September 22nd, 2017.
Pre-orders run here
Nemecic release new single
Like the previous single ”Smoke Electric”, the new song is accompanied by a lyric video by Anssi Korhonen with artwork by the band's drummer Niko Anttila.
Founded in Heinola in 2005, Nemecic combines elements of different metal genres in their music. Comparisons have been made to such groups as Lamb of God, Fear Factory and even Alice in Chains. Having entered a hiatus in 2012 and after going through a couple of changes in the lineup, the band finally entered Juho Räihä's SoundSpiral Audio studio in Kouvola in January 2017.
Mist of Misery reveal new single
First chapter of their dual mini albums, "Shackles of Life" features some of the most gloomy and utter beautiful crafted work in a long time. its simply one of those releases that rarely comes out, If you've enjoyed Absence then this will be a step above.
This EP also marks the sad departure of Erik Molnar's history in Mist of misery, he took this decision because of being busy with recording and writing for the new Hyperion album. Erik will of course still linger around for this mini release to watch as everyone absorbs it.
"Broken Chains", the third track from the mini album, is having a haunting beauty within its mournful atmosphere, filled with the serene arrangements of synths, endless melodic guitar harmonies and stirring melancholic vocals
The mini album was mixed by Mortuz Denatuz and mastered by Ronnie Björnström of Defitory and EAP Mix Room...known for working with bands like Bodyfarm, Aeon, Cut up,
Artwork was done by talented Russian artist Alex Tartsus.
Inanimate Existence reveal new track
Rhino reveals new video
Divinity reveal new video
Vocalist Sean Jenkins comments:
"I've been wanting an intro to a song to just be piano and vocals for quite some time and when it came time to finish writing our last song in our trilogy concept album, I knew this was the perfect song to do so! James Duncan wrote the piano music, the intro lyrics and helped with the intro vocal melody too. This intro was one of the hardest parts to record for me, but after many takes and much needed patience, we managed to create one of our most epic intros to a song we have ever done. The rest of the music was written by me but as with all our songs, each member contributed in numerous ways as well."
Motograter releases documentary
The band has made a documentary video of the experience which is included in the Motograter Tour Chronicles - Part 23 which can be viewed below.
Motograter frontman James Legion states, "Recording in the reformatory was fucking awesome. That place has so much character. We are very thankful to the staff for letting us stay all night and work."