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Wristmeetrazor – Misery Never Forgets

Posted April 22, 2019, 7:48 p.m.

Wristmeetrazor – Misery Never Forgets

With a name like Wristmeetrazor could assume what you would be getting with this record before heading in and pressing play. While you may not ... read more

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Dälek – Asphalt For Eden

Posted May 30, 2016, 5:28 p.m.

Dälek – Asphalt For Eden

Dalek has long been a group for outsiders. Embracing noise, industrial and ambient genres while still holding a tenuous grip on their New York hip ... read more

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David Bowie – ★ (Blackstar)

Posted Jan. 11, 2016, 6:09 p.m.

David Bowie – ★ (Blackstar)

David Bowie has always stood outside the lines. In the last decade or so, every album release came as a surprise of sorts: no media ... read more

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David Bowie: A Retrospective Of An Artist

Posted Jan. 11, 2016, 5:41 p.m.

As fans many draw a close relationship with their favorite artists. For whatever reason a personal statement shared within this realm seems to strike many in a very serious way. there are many musicians that cross realms of art into new ventures to varying degrees. it could be argued that ... read more

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Napalm Death & Voivod @ The Republik

Posted Feb. 23, 2015, 7:19 p.m.

How does one go to a show of a band that has been around consistently for longer that you have been alive and not have expectations? This along with possible experiences with the band could shape ones' perception of how good or band the band may be regardless of skill ... read more

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The Banner – Greying

Posted Feb. 9, 2015, 8:38 a.m.

The Banner – Greying

The Banner has always been a band that embraced the darker side of their style. Being a hardcore band that tends to them lean closer ... read more

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Mayhem & Watain @ Black Metal Warfare

Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 11:53 p.m.

While it may be a bit grandiose to title a tour "Black Metal Warfare" or really any kind of warfare after witnessing a show on the tour in question it doesn't feel nearly as close to hyperbole as it does warning. More and more black metal bands either dont play ... read more

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Black Anvil – Hail Death

Posted Dec. 15, 2014, 10:17 p.m.

Black Anvil – Hail Death

Black metal is cool now right? Not to complain. I enjoy the genre, generally speaking, and the statement isn't a cut on Black Anvil as ... read more

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Nothing – Guilty Of Everything

Posted Nov. 18, 2014, 1:48 a.m.

Nothing – Guilty Of Everything

it would be perfectly simple to couple Nothing into the wave of modern shoegaze and close the book. They carry certain trademarks that point towards ... read more

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Light Bearer – Silver Tongue

Posted Nov. 10, 2014, 9:24 p.m.

Light Bearer – Silver Tongue

The hyper literate lads of Light Bearer have always kept a level of consistency within their records. whether through the content lyrically , or musically ... read more

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Serpentine Path – Emanations

Posted Nov. 3, 2014, 9:03 p.m.

Serpentine Path – Emanations

For a band such as Serpentine Path it seems nigh impossible to seperate the members past from their current works. Being that the band is ... read more

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Mammoth Grinder – Underworlds

Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 10:31 p.m.

Mammoth Grinder – Underworlds

Mammoth Grinder have made a name for themselves by playing a mix of old school death metal , d-beat and hardcore. While that combination of ... read more

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Vegas – Sagevisule

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 8:08 p.m.

Vegas – Sagevisule

The ever elusive Vegas has returned. While the band have released a scant few songs in the years since their full-length those songs have shown ... read more

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Son Of Man – Burn The Witch EP

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 8:05 p.m.

Son Of Man – Burn The Witch EP

The possible hermits of Son Of Man have returned after their all too brief burner of a debut the band has reconvened for something even ... read more

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Cara Neir – Portals to a Better, Dead World

Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 8:49 p.m.

Cara Neir – Portals to a Better, Dead World

Cara Neir have made a name for themselves by playing a suffocating blend of grind and black metal. while this may not seem like a ... read more

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Subrosa – More Constant Than the Gods

Posted Oct. 6, 2014, 8:48 p.m.

Subrosa – More Constant Than the Gods

Subrosa have managed to get lumped into the doom genre. While that genre tag isn't completely inaccurate it certainly fails to tell the full story ... read more

Blogs

Alice In Chains @ The Enmax

Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:53 p.m.

Lethbridge is a suburb of sorts to Calgary to give you, the reader an idea of the towns size. Usually the Enmax (where this show took place) is host to more country oriented shows with a rare rock show. So it came as a surprise when i noticed Alice in ... read more

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Various Artists – Moloch / Meth Drinker - Split LP

Posted July 15, 2014, 12:08 a.m.

Various Artists – Moloch / Meth Drinker - Split LP

Moloch returns a second time for 2013 while Meth Drinker join them this time. Moloch remain relatively the same in that what they do is ... read more

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Various Artists – Moloch / Ensorcelor - Split LP

Posted July 15, 2014, 12:05 a.m.

Various Artists – Moloch / Ensorcelor - Split LP

This is a record resembling Clash Of The Titans. Both Canada's Ensorcelor and England's Moloch have been lurching in the darkest reaches of the metal ... read more

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Ulver – Messe I.X - VI.X

Posted June 23, 2014, 10:18 p.m.

Ulver – Messe I.X - VI.X

It has been quite a time since one could easily quantify Ulver and what they do as a unit. Garm has made no secret that ... read more

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Northless – World Keeps Sinking

Posted June 16, 2014, 10:07 p.m.

Northless – World Keeps Sinking

Milwaukee's Northless have long been trudging within their brand a somewhat sprawling sludge. The band have consistently input further measures of post rock textures into ... read more

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Merzbow, Scott Miller & Lee Camfield – No Closure

Posted May 26, 2014, 5:50 p.m.

Merzbow, Scott Miller & Lee Camfield – No Closure

Merzbow is noise music. While this may seem like an overstatement, Masami Akita is the forebear of the genre itself not to mention the most ... read more

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The Bellicose Minds – The Spine

Posted May 19, 2014, 8:37 p.m.

The Bellicose Minds – The Spine

Whole genres are made off the backs of originators. Sometimes these genres become forgotten for awhile or just bogged down with repetition and simplicity. Every ... read more

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Bl'ast! – Blood!

Posted May 5, 2014, 9:46 p.m.

Bl'ast! – Blood!

Southern Californias' Bl'ast are certainly not new by any stretch but possibly forgotten by most to the annals of time. Hardcore is a scene that ... read more

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Fuck The Facts – Amer

Posted April 7, 2014, 8:41 p.m.

Fuck The Facts – Amer

Fuck The Facts have long been a bright spot in the canadian metal scene. The long running band have released a nearly ridiculous number of ... read more

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T.O.M.B. – Third Wave Holocaust

Posted March 24, 2014, 11:14 p.m.

T.O.M.B. – Third Wave Holocaust

T.O.M.B., the one man blackened noise project, has been running strong for many years. the is such a consistency within No One's (the nom de ... read more

Features

Interviews: Ides of Gemini

Posted March 1, 2014, 5:20 a.m.

Interviews: Ides of Gemini

The three-way partnership between Sera Timms (vocals/bass), Kelly Johnston (drums/vocals) and J. Bennett (guitar/vocals) forms Ides of Gemini, a reverb-laden doom metal trio. Bennett, a ... read more

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Noisem – Agony Defined

Posted Feb. 17, 2014, 9:07 p.m.

Noisem – Agony Defined

For all of the hype and bluster that was the so called "thrash revival" a few years later few bands can make a viable claim ... read more

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Full Of Hell – Rudiments Of Mutilation

Posted Jan. 13, 2014, 8:58 p.m.

Full Of Hell – Rudiments Of Mutilation

While hardcore and the like have always valued the use of noise rarely has it ever been used in a combination of hardcore as a ... read more

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Various Artists – Parasitic Skies/Losing Skin - Split

Posted Dec. 24, 2013, 12:57 a.m.

Various Artists – Parasitic Skies/Losing Skin - Split

Splits are a dilemma at times, as they inevitably will either inform you of a new band or have a couple of songs that are ... read more

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Watain – The Wild Hunt

Posted Dec. 16, 2013, 10:04 p.m.

Watain – The Wild Hunt

Watain has been on the cusp of something huge for the last couple years. With a handful of great records and a live show that ... read more

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Baptists – Bushcraft

Posted Nov. 11, 2013, 7:11 p.m.

Baptists – Bushcraft

Crusty hardcore is making a sort of renaissance as of late. With more and more bands playing the basics and still more adding the style ... read more

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Highness – Hold

Posted Oct. 21, 2013, 6:57 p.m.

Highness – Hold

With one fell swoop Highness manage to confirm suspicions and completely avoid them. When a band made up of more than a few well known ... read more

Blogs

Terror, Counterparts & Guests @ Golden Age Club

Posted Oct. 15, 2013, 6:33 p.m.

October 12, 2013 Calgary, Alberta @ THE GOLDEN AGE CLUB   After a few hiccups in the booking process (venue issues, etc.) the day finally came for Terror to come back to Calgary. This time they managed to wrangle a diverse and intersting lineup as well. For this show the openers ... read more

Features

Interviews: Napalm Death

Posted Sept. 2, 2013, 4:35 p.m.

Interviews: Napalm Death

When the Decibel Magazine Tour recently came through Calgary, Scene Point Blank was awarded the pleasure of an interview with the legendary Napalm Death. As ... read more

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Forgotten Tomb – ...and Don't Deliver Us from Evil

Posted June 4, 2013, 12:42 a.m.

Forgotten Tomb – ...and Don't Deliver Us from Evil

The Italian boys of Forgotten Tomb are certainly not new kids to the black metal scene. The band, going strong since the turn of the ... read more

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Enslaved – RIITIIR

Posted June 4, 2013, 12:24 a.m.

Enslaved – RIITIIR

the black metal horde Enslaved seems to have been around forever. Unlike most bands of their genre and pedigree they have managed to add elements ... read more

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Feral King – Self Titled

Posted May 20, 2013, 9:40 p.m.

Feral King – Self Titled

Feral Kings' self-titled EP comes from a couple of guys that know how to do what they're doing and do it pretty damn well, and ... read more

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My Dying Bride – A Map Of All Our Failures

Posted May 14, 2013, 1:22 a.m.

My Dying Bride – A Map Of All Our Failures

My Dying Bride is over 20 years old. While most bands that would exist for this amount of time would notably mature in sound and ... read more

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The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation – Egor

Posted May 6, 2013, 11:15 p.m.

The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation – Egor

As the sister group of The Kilimanjaro Doomjazz Ensemble This group treads similar waters. While not a new group by any stretch this, their most ... read more

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Various Artists – Closure / Moloch - Split EP

Posted April 30, 2013, 12:56 a.m.

Various Artists – Closure / Moloch - Split EP

closure and moloch sit on diametrically opposed sides of the same scene in the same country. They share in the metal/hardcore scene within the UK ... read more

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Jungle Rot – Terror Regime

Posted April 22, 2013, 11:04 p.m.

Jungle Rot – Terror Regime

Kenosha, Wisonsin's Jungle Rot have been peddling their form of death metal since 1994. The band have managed to release a nearly insane amount of ... read more

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Protestant – Reclamation

Posted April 16, 2013, 9:06 a.m.

Protestant – Reclamation

Protestant have around since 2007, yet it feels like longer. Mind you this isn't a put down as much as it is a reflection upon ... read more

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Ragnarok – Malediction

Posted April 1, 2013, 11:14 p.m.

Ragnarok – Malediction

Norway's Ragnarok have made their name playing traditional Black Metal for nearly 2 decades now. On this, their 7th, full length they remain steadfast in ... read more

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Various Artists – Northless / Light Bearer - Split LP

Posted March 25, 2013, 11:32 p.m.

Various Artists – Northless / Light Bearer - Split LP

Lightbearer and Northless are two bands that tend to resemble parallel curved lines. They share bits and pieces stylistically but never quite touch. Where Lightbearer ... read more

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Old Wounds – From Where We Came is Where We'll Rest

Posted March 12, 2013, 2:04 a.m.

Old Wounds – From Where We Came is Where We'll Rest

New Jersey's Old Wounds come out of the gate bolting for the finish. After a handful of eps and a few choice covers the band ... read more

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Druglord – Motherfucker Rising

Posted March 4, 2013, 11:30 p.m.

Druglord – Motherfucker Rising

Druglord from Virginia are taking a slow, lurching crawl into this world. With this, their first proper LP, the three-piece make a case for less ... read more

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Various Artists – ROBOCOP / DETROIT - Dead Language, Foreign Bodies Split LP

Posted Feb. 19, 2013, 12:44 a.m.

Various Artists – ROBOCOP / DETROIT - Dead Language, Foreign Bodies Split LP

sharing similarities that reside more than just their names Robocop and Detroit both play blinding fast powerviolence indebted grind. While neither band have anything besides ... read more

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Convul – ????? ?????? (I'll Be Seeing You)

Posted Feb. 11, 2013, 11:53 p.m.

Convul – ????? ?????? (I'll Be Seeing You)

The band formerly known as Convulsions decided to set their sights pretty high apparently before writing their most recent record. Beyond shortening their name and ... read more

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Deathstench – Rites Of The Dead Moon

Posted Jan. 17, 2013, 8:18 a.m.

Deathstench – Rites Of The Dead Moon

Deathstench has done much to make their name in the underground world of blackened noise. This EP contains a solitary 13 minute song. While for ... read more

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Satan's Wrath – Galloping Blasphemy

Posted Dec. 31, 2012, 4:51 p.m.

Satan's Wrath – Galloping Blasphemy

As a disclaimer of sorts I tend to look at bands overplaying the "we're so evil, look at us" card as cheesy and heavy handed. ... read more

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Cattle Decapitation – Monolith Of Inhumanity

Posted Dec. 31, 2012, 4:49 p.m.

Cattle Decapitation – Monolith Of Inhumanity

For the sake of this review i will make wild and sweeping generalizations regarding the death metal genre so be warned.There seem to be 2 ... read more

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Killing Joke – MMXII

Posted Dec. 31, 2012, 4:46 p.m.

Killing Joke – MMXII

Think to yourself briefly and see if you can think of more than a handful of bands that have existed for nearly 30 years. Now ... read more

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Six Feet Under – Undead

Posted Dec. 17, 2012, 5:06 p.m.

Six Feet Under – Undead

Six Feet Under are certainly not new to this. The band formed by some of death metal's biggest names (at least in the ‘90s), seems ... read more

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Various Artists – Integrity/Gehenna - Integh Split

Posted Dec. 10, 2012, 3:31 p.m.

Various Artists – Integrity/Gehenna - Integh Split

For two veteran bands the split may seem like an odd option as it is generally used to introduce new bands to another bands audience. ... read more

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Mike Patton – From The Film and Inspired By the Book The Solitude of Prime Numbers (La Solitudine Dei Numeri Primi)

Posted Dec. 10, 2012, 3:19 p.m.

Mike Patton – From The Film and Inspired By the Book The Solitude of Prime Numbers (La Solitudine Dei Numeri Primi)

It's not much of a secret that Mike Patton is an odd fellow. Incredibly talented and carrying a relatively large fan base but, odd nonetheless. ... read more

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World Narcosis – Self Titled

Posted Dec. 3, 2012, 6:26 p.m.

World Narcosis – Self Titled

World Narcosis is a relatively new band as this is their debut EP. The band's style relies on a slightly crusty version of grind hearkening ... read more

Features

Interviews: Pig Destroyer

Posted Dec. 2, 2012, 1:55 a.m.

Interviews: Pig Destroyer

SPB ran into J.R. Hayes, vocalist of Pig Destroyer, after the band had blown everyone away during a headlining set at the 5th annual Noctis ... read more

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Ministry – Relapse

Posted Nov. 26, 2012, 3:36 p.m.

Ministry – Relapse

Al Jourgensen has managed to create a genre early on in his career and according to most has never quite surpassed the classics of the ... read more

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Abiotic – Symbiosis

Posted Nov. 19, 2012, 3:44 p.m.

Abiotic – Symbiosis

South Florida's Abiotic join the death metal race as a young band. The band, over a short time, have managed to take their brand of ... read more

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Whirr – Pipe Dreams

Posted Nov. 12, 2012, 4:56 p.m.

Whirr – Pipe Dreams

Formerly known as Whirl this band has been within the emerging hype machine of the shoegaze / Dream pop underground. After a demo and EP ... read more

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Ill Nino – Epidemia

Posted Nov. 5, 2012, 12:58 p.m.

Ill Nino – Epidemia

Well most people reading this will either look at the and ask one of 2 questions. "who?" or "wait, they're still around?" The who is ... read more

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General Surgery – Like An Ever Flying Limb

Posted Nov. 5, 2012, 12:57 p.m.

General Surgery – Like An Ever Flying Limb

General Surgery has taken a ton of shit over the years. Most of it regarding the band being derivative. The band that gets thrown into ... read more

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Strong Intention – Razorblade Express

Posted Nov. 5, 2012, 12:54 p.m.

Strong Intention – Razorblade Express

Strong Intention may be one of Maryland's best kept secrets. The band have played a mix of Grind and NYHC since the '90s and seem ... read more

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Smohalla – Résilience

Posted Oct. 30, 2012, 1:34 a.m.

Smohalla – Résilience

More and more it seems the once outer edges of Black Metal have become some of their most well known to the outside world. Where ... read more

Features

Interviews: Marduk

Posted Oct. 20, 2012, 9:12 p.m.

Interviews: Marduk

After over 20 years as a band, Marduk has earned their respect and moved beyond misconceptions and controversy. The band has played countless shows on ... read more

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Turbonegro – Sexual Harassment

Posted Oct. 15, 2012, 1:40 p.m.

Turbonegro – Sexual Harassment

Much could be said about Turbonegro from the Turbojugend (Their self appointed fan club), Their lyrics that tend to make not so vague references to ... read more

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Sutcliffe Jugend – Blue Rabbit

Posted Oct. 8, 2012, 12:52 p.m.

Sutcliffe Jugend – Blue Rabbit

Sutcliffe Jugend started as an offshoot of British power electronics specialists Whitehouse, using this project to reveal the outer reaches of the human psyche—both sexually ... read more

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Every Silver Lining Has A Cloud – Self Titled

Posted Oct. 1, 2012, 2:34 p.m.

Every Silver Lining Has A Cloud – Self Titled

This French band may have one of the longer band names in recent memory. Let us gloss over this even though through the ever accurate ... read more

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Enabler – All Hail The Void

Posted Oct. 1, 2012, 2:31 p.m.

Enabler – All Hail The Void

Enabler managed to make some big noise for themselves very quickly. after 2 eps and numerous splits the band got snatched up by the newly ... read more

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Vision Of Disorder – The Cursed Remain Cursed

Posted Sept. 17, 2012, 12:19 p.m.

Vision Of Disorder – The Cursed Remain Cursed

It's not hard to figure that Vision Of Disorder were one of two Long Island Hardcore bands (along with Glassjaw) that have managed to influence ... read more

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Rehashed – Code Black

Posted Sept. 10, 2012, 2:47 p.m.

Rehashed – Code Black

Rehashed out of Saskatoon are working at carrying the crossover torch into the next decade. While there are a few bands doing this a smaller ... read more

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Homewrecker – Worms & Dirt

Posted Sept. 10, 2012, 2:42 p.m.

Homewrecker – Worms & Dirt

Ohio's Homewrecker have only been a band for a relatively short time, but in that time they have bridged the gap between clevo-style hardcore, powerviolence, ... read more

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T.O.M.B. – UAG

Posted Sept. 3, 2012, 1:27 p.m.

T.O.M.B. – UAG

T.O.M.B. or Total Occultic Mechanical Blasphemy has managed to up the stakes of what can qualify as black noise for over 10 years. The group ... read more

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Xibalba – Hasta La Muerte

Posted Aug. 20, 2012, 12:51 p.m.

Xibalba – Hasta La Muerte

It would be impossible to have missed the mark Xibalba have left on the hardcore scene thus far. The band has toured incessantly and released ... read more

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Rotting Out – Street Prowl

Posted July 30, 2012, 4:09 p.m.

Rotting Out – Street Prowl

There's something generally referred to as a summer record. That elusive album that you can blast out of the windows of your car and feel ... read more

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Oede – One Man's Trash

Posted July 17, 2012, 8:29 a.m.

Oede – One Man's Trash

It may be safe to say that since the Holy Terror Record label has been revived they have managed to get on quite a roll. ... read more

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Hot Graves – Knights In White Phosphorus

Posted July 16, 2012, 11:52 a.m.

Hot Graves – Knights In White Phosphorus

It seems more and more as of late bands are taking the lead of the mighty Darkthrone. That is to mean that much like Darkthrone ... read more

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Various Artists – Alaric / Atriarch - Split

Posted July 9, 2012, 2 p.m.

Various Artists – Alaric / Atriarch - Split

Splits, in general, are dicey: often two bands (or more) are vaguely similar, making for a decent record but one that usually acts as filler. ... read more

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Ides Of Gemini – Constantinople

Posted June 28, 2012, 8:37 a.m.

Ides Of Gemini – Constantinople

Ides Of Gemini probably seem to have come out nowhere to most. Looking at their members there isn't a long ex members of list or ... read more

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Antigama – Stop The Chaos

Posted June 21, 2012, 9:19 a.m.

Antigama – Stop The Chaos

After what amounts to a 3 year break the Polish grinders of Antigama are back with a new label and everything. Those familiar with the ... read more

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Ufomammut – Oro: Opus Primum

Posted June 18, 2012, 3:27 p.m.

Ufomammut – Oro: Opus Primum

Ufomammut are certainly not a new band by any means. The Italian psych-doom trio have been kicking around since the turn of the century and ... read more

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A Whisper In The Noise – To Forget

Posted June 18, 2012, 3:10 p.m.

A Whisper In The Noise – To Forget

The 2 piece "band" A Whisper In The Noise has been kicking around for the better part of the 2000's playing a style of folk ... read more

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Ab Imo Pectore – The Dissociative Path

Posted June 11, 2012, 9:49 p.m.

Ab Imo Pectore – The Dissociative Path

Ab Imo Pectore has come out of Portugal and after 3 years as a band have managed to put together their first demo and get ... read more

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Corrosion of Conformity – Self Titled

Posted June 5, 2012, 9:15 a.m.

Corrosion of Conformity – Self Titled

The mighty COC have returned. In the past few years the band returned to the musical landscape by reforming their original and much beloved lineup. ... read more

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Struck by Lightning – True Predation

Posted May 28, 2012, 11:15 a.m.

Struck by Lightning – True Predation

Struck By Lightning came out the gate hard and fast about 3 years ago with their first LP "Serpents". That record truly set them apart ... read more

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El-P – Cancer 4 Cure

Posted May 21, 2012, 12:20 p.m.

El-P – Cancer 4 Cure

A man such as El-P is an anomaly to say the least. To fully describe his music in genre labels or easily identifiable terminology is ... read more

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Mares Of Thrace – The Pilgrimage

Posted May 21, 2012, 12:07 p.m.

Mares Of Thrace – The Pilgrimage

Mares Of Thrace are a band apart from the norm. Merely sound-wise they stick outside of the given genre parameters. Meanwhile, one look at their ... read more

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Looking for an Answer – Eterno Treblinka

Posted May 16, 2012, 9 a.m.

Looking for an Answer – Eterno Treblinka

Spain's Looking For An Answer have been around long enough that to play grind is generally to be compared to those who have come before ... read more

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Protestant – Stalemate EP

Posted May 14, 2012, 2:34 p.m.

Protestant – Stalemate EP

Since 2004 the crusty troupe of Protestant has been blasting out fierce songs with reckless abandon. So with that said their most recent release, after ... read more

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Maruta – Forward Into Regression

Posted May 6, 2012, 12:01 a.m.

Maruta – Forward Into Regression

The saying goes "the good ones always leave too soon". When it comes to the world of music usually the reverse is applicable. Most times ... read more

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Various Artists – Alpinist / Masakari - Split

Posted April 30, 2012, 12:46 p.m.

Various Artists – Alpinist / Masakari - Split

Both Alpinist and Masakari have made alot of progress in becoming well known within the hardcore scene in a rather short period of time. Alpinist ... read more

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Black Breath – Sentenced To Life

Posted April 23, 2012, 9:59 a.m.

Black Breath – Sentenced To Life

Black Breath came out of the depths of the Seattle hardcore scene about 6 years ago and released a sole demo before getting the eyes ... read more

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Pick Your Side – Let Me Show You How Democracy Works

Posted April 23, 2012, 9:55 a.m.

Pick Your Side – Let Me Show You How Democracy Works

Pick Your Side came out last year seemingly out of nowhere. The band was merely touted by many as the return of Beckman. The man ... read more

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The Love Below – Every Tongue Shall Caress

Posted April 16, 2012, 8:46 a.m.

The Love Below – Every Tongue Shall Caress

California's The Love Below seemed to sadly fly under the radar upon the release of their last EP. Said EP "Reproductive Rights" played a speedy ... read more

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Graf Orlock – Los Angeles

Posted April 16, 2012, 8:38 a.m.

Graf Orlock – Los Angeles

Graf Orlock has never been a band to waste time. Much like any of their other releases there's never a meandering part or ambient build ... read more

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Various Artists – Drainland / Enabler - Split EP

Posted April 9, 2012, 1:59 p.m.

Various Artists – Drainland / Enabler - Split EP

Splits are, in general, a simultaneously good and bad thing. For each split that flows and feels strong through out (maybe even introduces you to ... read more

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Enabler – Year One

Posted April 9, 2012, 1:57 p.m.

Enabler – Year One

Enabler play a style of hardcore that takes clear influence from crust and metal (ala His Hero Is Gone). Over their first year they managed ... read more

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The Book Of Knots – Garden Of Fainting Stars

Posted April 2, 2012, 7:05 a.m.

The Book Of Knots – Garden Of Fainting Stars

The Book Of Knots are an anomaly in music. They are a super group of sorts entailing members of many different groups (Including Skeleton Key, ... read more

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Nordic Nomadic – Worldwide Skyline

Posted March 19, 2012, 1:44 p.m.

Nordic Nomadic – Worldwide Skyline

Nordic Nomadic resides as generally a solo project. This project taken on by the lead singer of Ontario based psych metal band Quest For Fire ... read more

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Fatal Birth – Self Titled

Posted March 12, 2012, 1:38 p.m.

Fatal Birth – Self Titled

Fatal Birth are a relatively new band. This being their first major release one could assume any number of things from the bands' artwork alone. ... read more

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Creatures – Vesuvius

Posted March 12, 2012, 1:24 p.m.

Creatures – Vesuvius

Creatures have made a name fo9r themselves over the past few years playing a style of metalcore that bears a resemblance to the Holy Terror ... read more

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Planet Asia – Black Belt Theater

Posted March 5, 2012, 1:52 p.m.

Planet Asia – Black Belt Theater

Planet Asia has built a long history in underground hip hop. While certainly not the best known to most he has built his career from ... read more

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Maker – Mirrors

Posted March 5, 2012, 1:33 p.m.

Maker – Mirrors

Maker have been a band for a few years now crawling out of the Massachusetts hardcore scene. The band play a style of pop punk ... read more

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Jet Black – Escape Measures

Posted Feb. 27, 2012, 11:25 a.m.

Jet Black – Escape Measures

There has been a resurgence over the past few years of Shoegaze style rock. While many of the more known bands of this style tend ... read more

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Settle For Less – Contemporary

Posted Feb. 27, 2012, 11:19 a.m.

Settle For Less – Contemporary

Since the rise of Brand New out of the emo scene (around the time Deja Entendu was released) there have been a number of bands ... read more

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Copywrite – God Save The King

Posted Feb. 20, 2012, 11:43 a.m.

Copywrite – God Save The King

Copywrite is a rapper from Ohio. Having made his name along with his MegaHertz group (that included Rjd2). He became respected amongst the backpack underground ... read more

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Cape Of Bats – Transylvania

Posted Feb. 13, 2012, 11:52 a.m.

Cape Of Bats – Transylvania

Cape of Bats is probably the least known about band in the Holy Terror Roster. Cape has slowly been releasing songs online for free throughout ... read more

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Enforcers – End Of Time

Posted Feb. 6, 2012, 1:31 p.m.

Enforcers – End Of Time

Enforcers are a band out of Montreal. While the city has a long history of technical metal many forget about the hardcore scene that had ... read more

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Junior Bruce – The Headless King

Posted Jan. 30, 2012, 9:46 a.m.

Junior Bruce – The Headless King

Bloodlet seem to be a sadly forgotten band. Even in their time they were overshadowed by the other bands Victory Records released. Sadly a band ... read more

News

Bands: The Love Below News

Posted Jan. 19, 2012, 4:18 a.m.

Bands: The Love Below News

California’s THE LOVE BELOW will be kicking off yet another West Coast tour this weekend starting off with a Tour Kickoff Bash in Mentone, CA. ... read more

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Shows: A389 Records Announce Schedule For 8th Anniversary

Posted Jan. 19, 2012, 4:16 a.m.

Shows: A389 Records Announce Schedule For 8th Anniversary

A389 RECORDINGS VIII ANNIVERSARY BASH DOORS AT 4 PM CLUB ROOM RUNNING ORDER 4:15 – 4:30 EDDIE BROCK 4:40 – 4:55 HOMEWRECKER 5:10 – 5:20 ... read more

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Bands: Iron Reagan Annoucne Formation

Posted Jan. 19, 2012, 4:14 a.m.

Official Press Release: Tony Foresta (MUNICIPAL WASTE, NO FRIENDS), LandPhil Hall (MUNICIPAL WASTE, CANNABIS CORPSE), Ryan Parish (DARKEST HOUR, SUPPRESSION, CITY OF CATERPILLAR) and Paul Burnette (DARKEST HOUR, CRACK HEAD) have formed a ripping new band called IRON REAGAN. IRON REAGAN just released a free 4 song demo available on ... read more

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Records: Gifts From Enola And Caravels Annou8nce Split Release

Posted Jan. 19, 2012, 4:13 a.m.

Records: Gifts From Enola And Caravels Annou8nce Split Release

From the inbox: Partners in crime CARAVELS and GIFTS FROM ENOLA have been threatening to make a split album together for a couple years now, ... read more

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Bands: Cannibal Corpse Announce New Record

Posted Jan. 19, 2012, 4:10 a.m.

Bands: Cannibal Corpse Announce New Record

Official press release:America's reigning kings of brutality, Cannibal Corpse, will unleash their twelfth studio offering on March 13th via Metal Blade Records. Aptly titled Torture, ... read more

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Labels: Mares Of Thrace Ink Deal With Sonic Unyon

Posted Jan. 19, 2012, 4:08 a.m.

Labels: Mares Of Thrace Ink Deal With Sonic Unyon

Official press release:Hamilton, Ontario-based Sonic Unyon Metal are proud to announce the multi-album signing of noise-doom duo Mares of Thrace to their label's ever-expanding roster.Based ... read more

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Aelter – Dusk-Dawn/Follow You Beloved

Posted Jan. 9, 2012, 9:24 p.m.

Aelter – Dusk-Dawn/Follow You Beloved

Aelter, like most bands, have a backstory. Unlike most they can be explained through their other projects without fully describing what they are about. The ... read more

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Actors & Actresses – We Love Our Enemy EP

Posted Jan. 9, 2012, 1:13 p.m.

Actors & Actresses – We Love Our Enemy EP

Reissues tend to be a funny thing. Sometimes they are done in good taste. To help fans get a hold of an album that went ... read more

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Bohren & Der Club Of Gore – Beileid

Posted Jan. 2, 2012, 1:29 p.m.

Bohren & Der Club Of Gore – Beileid

Bohren & Der Club Of Gore is a band that has always sat outside of any distinct genre. Clearly influenced by both jazz and doom ... read more

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Bringers Of Disease – Gospel Of Pestilence

Posted Dec. 26, 2011, 1:13 p.m.

Bringers Of Disease – Gospel Of Pestilence

The ex members game is a precarious one to play. For every band that bares similarity to it's members past exploit there are just as ... read more

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Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds – Self Titled

Posted Dec. 19, 2011, 2:36 p.m.

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds – Self Titled

In the past two years there has been some speculation about the Gallagher brothers. Even during their career as Oasis the speculation was there. Many ... read more

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Beware Of Safety – Leaves/Scars

Posted Dec. 12, 2011, 1:22 p.m.

Beware Of Safety – Leaves/Scars

Beware Of Safety are a Post-Rock band. Sounds simple and plain enough. As they do reside in a genre known for aping their forefathers in ... read more

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Bayonet – Self Titled

Posted Dec. 12, 2011, 1:02 p.m.

Bayonet – Self Titled

Bayonet is a Jersey super group or sorts. taking members from such bands as Senses Fail, The Banner among others. In any situation like this ... read more

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Gnaw Their Tongues – Per Flagellum Sanguemque, Tenebras Veneramus

Posted Dec. 5, 2011, 10:26 a.m.

Gnaw Their Tongues – Per Flagellum Sanguemque, Tenebras Veneramus

Nightmares are a hard thing to quantify. As they happen without any control or uniformity. The terror invoked can be quite real and seem silly ... read more

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Sutekh Hexen – Luciform

Posted Dec. 2, 2011, 4:26 a.m.

Sutekh Hexen – Luciform

After a number of demos and EPs the members of Sutekh Hexen have unleashed their debut LP upon the world. Unleashed seems to be the ... read more

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Sabertooth Zombie – Human Performance III

Posted Nov. 28, 2011, 11:44 a.m.

Sabertooth Zombie – Human Performance III

The guys of Sabertooth Zombie have been doing their own thing for awhile now. That "thing" as it were is a mash up of hardcore, ... read more

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Negative Plane – Stained Glass Revelations

Posted Nov. 21, 2011, 9:09 a.m.

Negative Plane – Stained Glass Revelations

Negative Plane are certainly not a new band. Having released their prior full length 5 years ago the band seemed to have disappeared for quite ... read more

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Retox – Ugly Animals

Posted Nov. 14, 2011, 2:33 p.m.

Retox – Ugly Animals

Many wondered what was next for Justin Pearson. The man known for many project (Swing Kids, The Locust, 31G Records, etc) had been out of ... read more

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Reclusa – The Anticonscience

Posted Nov. 7, 2011, 12:49 p.m.

Reclusa – The Anticonscience

Reclusa has joined the ranks of the crucial blaze releases and take little time to make their intentions known. While the group released a few ... read more

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Nekrasov – The Ever-Present

Posted Oct. 31, 2011, 8:49 a.m.

Nekrasov – The Ever-Present

Nekrasov as an artist has made a name for himself over the past few years. Working in a rather limited, hard to define genre (Black ... read more

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Hatewaves – The Tombs

Posted Oct. 24, 2011, 12:32 p.m.

Hatewaves – The Tombs

Before i get done writing this review i may have listened to this record 5 times, possibly more. That is listening to this record once ... read more

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Powerwolves – You Won't Find Peace

Posted Oct. 24, 2011, 12:28 p.m.

Powerwolves – You Won't Find Peace

Powerwolves had been running around the northeast for a little while now. While this is not important in itself, the band does take their sound ... read more

News

Bands: Anne Announce New LP

Posted Oct. 24, 2011, 3:46 a.m.

Bands: Anne Announce New LP

From the inbox: A389 Recordings have announced they will be releasing the debut LP by Portland Oregon’s, shoegaze outfit ANNE. Titled Dream Punx, the LP will ... read more

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[The] Caseworker – Letters From The Coast

Posted Oct. 17, 2011, 9:28 a.m.

[The] Caseworker – Letters From The Coast

Dream pop as a genre seems to have made a slight comeback in recent years. While this may be due to many factors more bands ... read more

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Triac – ...Always Meant To Hurt You

Posted Oct. 17, 2011, 9:20 a.m.

Triac – ...Always Meant To Hurt You

Triac has had a rather long history much of which seems unnoticed by those who aren't on top of their game. Over the course of ... read more

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Antonymes – The Licence To Interperet Dreams

Posted Oct. 17, 2011, 9:01 a.m.

Antonymes – The Licence To Interperet Dreams

Antonymes is one Ian M. Hazeldine. The North Welsh based artist has in the last two years released more than a couple works of almost ... read more

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Have Nots – Proud

Posted Oct. 10, 2011, 7:42 a.m.

Have Nots – Proud

Ska-Punk is a loaded genre. That is to say there are only a handful of bands who could balance on the tight rope most tend ... read more

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Protagonist – States

Posted Oct. 10, 2011, 7:38 a.m.

Protagonist – States

Protagonist made their name a couple years ago by releasing a strong skate punk record. This is to say they brought back the glory days ... read more

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Living With Lions – Holy Shit

Posted Oct. 3, 2011, 7:53 a.m.

Living With Lions – Holy Shit

After their introduction to the more mainstream world Make Your Mark a few years ago Living With Lions went through a few things. This includes ... read more

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Farewell Continental – ¡Hey, Hey Pioneers!

Posted Oct. 3, 2011, 7:50 a.m.

Farewell Continental – ¡Hey, Hey Pioneers!

Farewell Continental went great lengths to keep their members secret for some time. While not anywhere close to a secret anymore the band divorce themselves ... read more

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Low Places – Spiritual Treatment

Posted Sept. 26, 2011, 10:41 a.m.

Low Places – Spiritual Treatment

Low Places have done much in a short time. Coming out of California with a style that is unlikeable to most and building on said ... read more

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Full Of Hell – Roots Of Earth Are Consuming My Home

Posted Sept. 19, 2011, 6 a.m.

Full Of Hell – Roots Of Earth Are Consuming My Home

Over the past year or so A389 Records has put out a staggering amount of releases that sit just barely within the confines of metal ... read more

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Diarrhea Planet – Aloha!

Posted Sept. 19, 2011, 5:33 a.m.

Diarrhea Planet – Aloha!

Diarrhea Planet are a garage punk band simple as that. The band make a raucous noise that fits neatly into that basic genre with hints ... read more

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Ancient Wisdom – A Godlike Inferno

Posted Sept. 12, 2011, 4:39 a.m.

Ancient Wisdom – A Godlike Inferno

Evil can come in many forms. Everyone can explain the evil in any number of things man can perceive. More rare than that is a ... read more

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Winterus – In Carbon Mysticism

Posted Sept. 5, 2011, 3:03 a.m.

Winterus – In Carbon Mysticism

The band Winterus formerly known as The Ancient are a Michigan band that seems to be wishing it was from the coldest regions of Norway. ... read more

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Lavinia – There Is Light Between Us

Posted Sept. 5, 2011, 2:49 a.m.

Lavinia – There Is Light Between Us

Lavinia are a post rock super group of sorts. being comprised of members of more than a couple Mylene Sheath bands including Caspian and Eksi ... read more

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Cyvoid – Self Titled

Posted Aug. 29, 2011, 12:40 p.m.

Cyvoid – Self Titled

Cyvoid are a band out of Britain with a strong sense of the past. This band made up of ex members of zombie fanatics Send ... read more

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Junior Battles – Idle Ages

Posted Aug. 29, 2011, 12:09 p.m.

Junior Battles – Idle Ages

Junior Battles have made their name touring and releasing a few splits over the last year or so. So what does a band with a ... read more

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Embers – Shadows

Posted Aug. 22, 2011, 6:21 a.m.

Embers – Shadows

Embers is a grouping of people from Oakland California and while most of what their area is known for is being dangerous hip hop tends ... read more

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Legend – The Pale Horse

Posted Aug. 22, 2011, 6:09 a.m.

Legend – The Pale Horse

What is there to say about Legend? The band released an album titled Valediction last year. That album was another entry into the deathcore fan ... read more

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Deadverse Massive – Takeover

Posted Aug. 18, 2011, 7:46 a.m.

Deadverse Massive – Takeover

Deadverse Massive is a group of sorts headed by the duo of Dalek and Oktopus, who also make up the group Dalek. This compilation or ... read more

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Penetration Panthers – Perpetual 80's

Posted Aug. 15, 2011, 10:19 a.m.

Penetration Panthers – Perpetual 80's

There have been a number of bands that have tried to raise the banner of eras part. Whether it be the youth crew band or ... read more

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Gravehill – Practitioners Of Fell Sorcery

Posted Aug. 15, 2011, 10:19 a.m.

Gravehill – Practitioners Of Fell Sorcery

Gravehill are a band formed from Gehenna. While the band have persevered and continue on to this day this demo is the only recording with ... read more

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Various Artists – A.N.S. & Ramming Speed - Split

Posted Aug. 8, 2011, 11:04 a.m.

Various Artists – A.N.S. & Ramming Speed - Split

This is like a new school thrash of the titans album. Both bands have made their names being basically thrash metal bands each with their ... read more

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Heinali And Matt Finney – Ain't No Night

Posted Aug. 1, 2011, 4:25 a.m.

Heinali And Matt Finney – Ain't No Night

This two person project that spans continents has gotten a bit more attention in the past year or so. Having released a couple of EPs ... read more

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Herra Terra – Quiet Geist

Posted July 25, 2011, 9:51 a.m.

Herra Terra – Quiet Geist

The Duo of Herra Terra seemed to come out of nowhere when their signing was announced by The Mylene Sheath. Seemingly no prior releases could ... read more

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Gifts From Enola – Self Titled

Posted July 25, 2011, 9:46 a.m.

Gifts From Enola – Self Titled

Gifts From Enola should be fairly recognizable to anyone into the post rock scene at this point. The Virginia based band have been putting out ... read more

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Until Your Heart Stops – Errors

Posted July 17, 2011, 4:16 p.m.

Until Your Heart Stops – Errors

This album begins with a short acoustic introduction. With tense melodic vocals leading to background screaming. this song lasts for under a minute and does ... read more

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Keith Canisius – This Time It's Our High

Posted July 11, 2011, 9:30 a.m.

Keith Canisius – This Time It's Our High

Keith Canisius is a lesser known musician who managed to be born in the USA and move himself out to Denmark. This album is not ... read more

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Various Artists – Homewrecker & The Love Below - Split

Posted July 11, 2011, 9:25 a.m.

Various Artists – Homewrecker & The Love Below - Split

A389 Records announced earlier this year the signing of Homewrecker. The band play a nasty style of hardcore with nods to powerviolence and straight out ... read more

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Heinali And Matt Finney – Conjoined

Posted July 4, 2011, 10:13 a.m.

Heinali And Matt Finney – Conjoined

Heinali and Matt Finney are a meeting of the mind's in a way. Consisting of a spoken word artist (Finney) and a predominantly Ambient composer ... read more

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Bands: This Weeks Album Streams

Posted June 20, 2011, 3:16 a.m.

Bands: This Weeks Album Streams

These releases are being streamed in whole this week: Maker - Mirrors Grieves - Together/Apart In Flames - Sounds Of A Playground Fading Devin Townsend ... read more

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Pygmy Lush – Old Friends

Posted June 20, 2011, 2:44 a.m.

Pygmy Lush – Old Friends

Pygmylush have certainly put their time in their scene their ex members list is extensive and well documented. Knowledge of their past endeavors would do ... read more

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The Reptilian – Full Health

Posted June 20, 2011, 2:38 a.m.

The Reptilian – Full Health

The Reptilian come with little to no notice. The Michigan band has been around for almost 4 years now with only a handful of releases. ... read more

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Withdrawal – Faith, Flesh, And Blood

Posted June 14, 2011, 12:45 p.m.

Withdrawal – Faith, Flesh, And Blood

Withdrawal is possibly carrying metallic hardcore standards for all of Canada. As it becomes harder to note a truly interesting band of this style in ... read more

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Xibalba – Self Titled

Posted June 13, 2011, 4:03 a.m.

Xibalba – Self Titled

Xibalba translates to "Place Of Fear" meaning a place where the evil go when they die in Mayan culture. There is no more fitting name ... read more

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Demonologists – Miscarriage Of The Soul

Posted June 6, 2011, 11:15 a.m.

Demonologists – Miscarriage Of The Soul

This is another band that while maintaining some bleak footing in the black metal scene exists as a noise group. That is not to say ... read more

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All Teeth – Young Love EP

Posted May 30, 2011, 4:53 a.m.

All Teeth – Young Love EP

All Teeth came out in 2009 with a full length that got mass praise amongst the hardcore press. Unfortunately it did not yield the fanbase ... read more

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Annihilation Time – II (Reissue)

Posted May 23, 2011, 5:10 a.m.

Annihilation Time – II (Reissue)

Annihilation Time are a band that has been around for awhile. They play a style of hardcore punk that takes much from old school rock ... read more

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Pulling Teeth – Funerary

Posted May 16, 2011, 6:15 a.m.

Pulling Teeth – Funerary

Pulling teeth have always taken the term metalcore to an almost literal degree. Much like Integrity has done in the sense that for every breakdown ... read more

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Seraphim – The Light In The Distance

Posted May 9, 2011, 3:43 a.m.

Seraphim – The Light In The Distance

Seraphim created a good bit of buzz with an EP release last year on A389. What the Ep proved is that this 3 piece was ... read more

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Pala – We Don't Exist

Posted May 9, 2011, 3:40 a.m.

Pala – We Don't Exist

Pala are a band that went seemingly unnoticed upon release of their debut EP. While the band did have some growing to do they managed ... read more

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Cobra Skulls – Bringing The War Home

Posted April 11, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

Cobra Skulls – Bringing The War Home

The Cobra Skulls are certainly not new to the punk scene. The band has made a name for themselves in the post Against Me! style ... read more

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Tours: KEN Mode Detail U.S. Tour

Posted April 4, 2011, 11:32 a.m.

Tours: KEN Mode Detail U.S. Tour

KEN Mode has just released dates for their upcoming United States Tour. This month long tour will take place throughout June. Joining them for the ... read more

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Tours: Venia Announce Headlining Tour

Posted April 4, 2011, 11:28 a.m.

Tours: Venia Announce Headlining Tour

Venia has just announced a series of dates for late spring. For these dates All Teeth will be in tow along awith other bands on ... read more

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True Widow – As High As The Highest Heavens And From The Center To The Circumference Of The Earth

Posted April 4, 2011, 11:14 a.m.

True Widow – As High As The Highest Heavens And From The Center To The Circumference Of The Earth

True Widow are one of the many bands that gets lumped into the burgeoning new school of shoegaze. While shoegaze bands of the past played ... read more

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Labels: Enabler Sign With Creator-Destructor

Posted March 28, 2011, 9:04 a.m.

Labels: Enabler Sign With Creator-Destructor

Official press release:Creator-Destructor Records is extremely excited to welcome Enabler to their family! Hailing from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Enabler combines the force of former drum mercenary ... read more

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Splits: Carpathian Announce Hiatus

Posted March 28, 2011, 9:01 a.m.

Splits: Carpathian Announce Hiatus

Carpathian have just announced that they have decided to take a hiatus. While the reasons or length of the split remain uncertain vocalist Martin Kirby ... read more

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Labels: In Flames Ink With Century Media

Posted March 28, 2011, 8:57 a.m.

Labels: In Flames Ink With Century Media

Official press release:Century Media Records is proud to announce the signing of In Flames. "We are very happy to make In Flames part of the ... read more

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Ruined Families – Four Wall Freedom

Posted March 28, 2011, 8:38 a.m.

Ruined Families – Four Wall Freedom

Ruined Families are another band entering the hardcore sweepstakes. The band hailing from Greece carries the torch that Cursed carried. Meaning you're in for heavy ... read more

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Korperschwache – Evil Walks

Posted March 28, 2011, 8:34 a.m.

Korperschwache – Evil Walks

Korperschwache may seem like a new band. In many ways this is true. This being their first widely available album after years of putting out ... read more

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Bad Mask – Strange Phrases

Posted March 28, 2011, 8:30 a.m.

Bad Mask – Strange Phrases

Bad Mask are a fairly new band hailing from New Jersey. The band deals in semi technical Metal. While not being as technical as some ... read more

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Tours: La Dispute Detail Spring Tour

Posted March 25, 2011, 6:21 a.m.

Tours: La Dispute Detail Spring Tour

La Dispute have announced a new tour. The tour will take them throughout North America. Defeater, Former Thieves and Native will all be on board ... read more

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Shows: East Coast Tsunami Fest Announces Details

Posted March 25, 2011, 6:17 a.m.

Shows: East Coast Tsunami Fest Announces Details

The people behind East Coast Tsunami Fest fest have released some details of the upcoming 2011 version of the festival. It will be taking place ... read more

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Tours: Coliseum Announce Tour

Posted March 25, 2011, 6:10 a.m.

Tours: Coliseum Announce Tour

Coliseum has announced a tour that will go through North America. The tour will take place through the month of May and have the band ... read more

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Labels: Create Avoid Inks With Blkheart Group

Posted March 23, 2011, 3:43 a.m.

Labels: Create Avoid Inks With Blkheart Group

Official press release: Riverside, CA hardcore/metal act Create Avoid recently inked a deal with Blkheart Group for the release of their upcoming EP. The band ... read more

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Tours: Sleep Hits The Road

Posted March 21, 2011, 7:23 a.m.

Tours: Sleep Hits The Road

Official press release:Legendary stoner rock band Sleep has just announced a string of summer North American tour dates. On the heels of its sold out ... read more

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Barren Earth – The Curse Of The Red River

Posted March 21, 2011, 7 a.m.

Barren Earth – The Curse Of The Red River

Barren Earth is like an ex-members of who's who. Sporting members from Swallow The Sun, Amorphis, and Moonsorrow among others. The band is veritable Swedish ... read more

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Hellmouth – Gravestone Skylines

Posted March 21, 2011, 6:55 a.m.

Hellmouth – Gravestone Skylines

Much can be said on the history of Hellmouth. The band led by former Suicide Machines vocalist Jay Navarro and containing members of various other ... read more

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Tours: Shai Hulud Announce Tour Dates

Posted March 18, 2011, 7:35 a.m.

Tours: Shai Hulud Announce Tour Dates

Shai Hulud have announced a set of spring tour dates. The tour, going through mostly the southern U.S. takes place in may. Joining Shai Hulud ... read more

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Tours: Anal Cunt Announce Tour

Posted March 18, 2011, 7:31 a.m.

Tours: Anal Cunt Announce Tour

Anal Cunt have announced a tour to promote their new full length titled Fuckin' A. The month long tour will run through the U.S. in ... read more

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Bands: Across Tundras Offer Updates

Posted March 18, 2011, 7:29 a.m.

Bands: Across Tundras Offer Updates

Official press release:As previously announced, Across Tundras have signed with Neurot Recordings for the release of their newest full-length opus, and we now proudly unveil ... read more

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MP3s: Deadlock Streaming ‘Bizarro World’

Posted March 14, 2011, 11:23 a.m.

MP3s: Deadlock Streaming ‘Bizarro World’

From The Inbox: Germany’s veteran melodic heavy metal act, Deadlock, is currently streaming its forthcoming full-length release, Bizarro World, in its entirety now on AOL.com.  Bizarro World, ... read more

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Deadlock – Bizarro World

Posted March 14, 2011, 9:32 a.m.

Deadlock – Bizarro World

Deadlock has been around the block awhile as a band. Gone through member shifts as well as shifts in sound and "artistic vision". The band ... read more

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Shows: Fairweather Announce Reunion Show

Posted March 10, 2011, 10:10 a.m.

Shows: Fairweather Announce Reunion Show

From The Inbox: Hello!  We have news: Fairweather has booked a reunion show.  We decided, with the 10 year anniversary of the release of our ... read more

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Bands: Nothing News And Notes

Posted March 10, 2011, 9:54 a.m.

Bands: Nothing News And Notes

Nothing has finished their much anticipated recording follow up to their 2010 demo “POSHLOST”. The three song EP “Suns and Lovers” will be released in ... read more

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Tours: Ken Mode Streaming and Touring

Posted March 10, 2011, 3:31 a.m.

Tours: Ken Mode Streaming and Touring

KEN Mode are currentl;y having their new Kurt Ballou produced full length streamed of at Stereogum. The record entitled Venerable will be released March 15th ... read more

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Tours: Floor Release Tour Dates

Posted March 10, 2011, 3:26 a.m.

Tours: Floor Release Tour Dates

The reformed Floor has announced a lengthy tour . This will be their first full tour since reforming. The band will have openers such as ... read more

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Labels: Sumerian Records Inks T.R.A.M.

Posted March 10, 2011, 3:23 a.m.

Labels: Sumerian Records Inks T.R.A.M.

Official press release:It's extremely rare to come across a new band that just flips the script of conventionality throwing caution to the wind, but the ... read more

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Records: Bad Brains Planning New LP

Posted March 10, 2011, 3:19 a.m.

Records: Bad Brains Planning New LP

Official press release:The iconic punk band Bad Brains will make an appearance for the first time in the band's career at SXSW 2011 at Van's ... read more

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Records: Morbid Angel Announce New Album

Posted March 10, 2011, 3:18 a.m.

Records: Morbid Angel Announce New Album

Official press release:The time has finally come to officially unveil some valuable news about Morbid Angel. The seminally influential Extreme Metal band has set "Illud ... read more

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Labels: Junius Signs With Prosthetic Records

Posted March 8, 2011, 2:32 p.m.

Labels: Junius Signs With Prosthetic Records

Official press release:Prosthetic Records is proud to announce the signing of Boston's Junius, described by Rolling Stone as, "a perfect hybrid of Neurosis and the ... read more

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Labels: Southern Lord And All Pigs Must Die Join Forces

Posted March 7, 2011, 4:55 a.m.

Labels: Southern Lord And All Pigs Must Die Join Forces

Official press release:Massachusetts-based hardcore squad All Pigs Must Die have recently signed a deal with Southern Lord Recordings for their upcoming full-length, due to be ... read more

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Records: End Of A Year Annoucne New Release

Posted March 7, 2011, 4:53 a.m.

Records: End Of A Year Annoucne New Release

Official press release:End of a Year will be playing Louisville, KY's Krazy Fest Friday May 20th alongside such notables as Tigers Jaw, Bane, and Against ... read more

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Crowbar – Sever The Wicked Hand

Posted March 7, 2011, 4:37 a.m.

Crowbar – Sever The Wicked Hand

What can be said about Crowbar that hasn't already been said? Easily one of the heaviest band's in modern metal the Louisiana band has persevered ... read more

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The Last Felony – Too Many Humans

Posted March 7, 2011, 4:28 a.m.

The Last Felony – Too Many Humans

This band is what one supposes would be the great Canadian deathcore hope. That is to say they follow in the footsteps, at least in ... read more

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As They Sleep – Dynasty

Posted Feb. 28, 2011, 11:46 a.m.

As They Sleep – Dynasty

This album starts with a quick drum blast jumping right into the sort of melodic death metal that was popular a couple years ago. Apparently ... read more

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The Famine – The Architects Of Guilt

Posted Feb. 28, 2011, 11:39 a.m.

The Famine – The Architects Of Guilt

The Famine are certainly not a new band per se. They contain overly experienced members of the band Emboyment. While Their previous band seems largely ... read more

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Football, Etc. – Away Game Football

Posted Feb. 28, 2011, 11:36 a.m.

Football, Etc. – Away Game Football

Football, Etc. are a Texas three piece and this is the most recent piece of their shortly building discography. There is much to be said ... read more

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Obituaries: R.I.P. Phil Vane

Posted Feb. 25, 2011, 3:19 a.m.

Obituaries: R.I.P. Phil Vane

There has been a recently confirmed report that Phil Vane is dead. The vocalist of long running crust/grind band Extreme Noise Terror has passed away ... read more

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Records: Anaal Nathrakh Detail New Album

Posted Feb. 25, 2011, 3:16 a.m.

Records: Anaal Nathrakh Detail New Album

Official press release:Anaal Nathrakh are set to release a new album in Europe on the May 23rd through Candlelight Records titled "Passion" the new album ... read more

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Labels: Graviton Sign With Translation Loss

Posted Feb. 25, 2011, 3:11 a.m.

Labels: Graviton Sign With Translation Loss

From The Inbox: Translation Loss Records are extremely excited to announce the addition of Los Angeles’ GRAVITON to their roster! GRAVITON formed when Intronaut guitarist ... read more

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Tours: Title Fight Announces Debut Headlining Tour

Posted Feb. 22, 2011, 7:30 a.m.

Tours: Title Fight Announces Debut Headlining Tour

Title Fight have just released the dates for their first headlining tour. The tour itself will run for 2 months throughout the US. On all ... read more

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Tours: Gifts From Enola Release Tour Dates

Posted Feb. 22, 2011, 7:27 a.m.

Tours: Gifts From Enola Release Tour Dates

Gifts From Enola have just released their upcoming tour itinerary. The month long tour will go throughout the US. No Opening acts have been announced. ... read more

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Records: Melvins Announce Sugar Daddy

Posted Feb. 22, 2011, 7:25 a.m.

Records: Melvins Announce Sugar Daddy

Official press release:The Melvins' latest offering Sugar Daddy Live, a thirteen-track live recording, will see a May 31 release on Ipecac Recordings.Recorded at The Busta-Guts ... read more

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MP3s: Withdrawal Streaming New Song

Posted Feb. 21, 2011, 1:59 a.m.

MP3s: Withdrawal Streaming New Song

Withdrawal are currently streaming a new song. The song taken from their upcoming EP entitled Faith, Flesh & Blood. This song itself is a collaboration ... read more

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Records: Boris Announce New Releases

Posted Feb. 21, 2011, 1:55 a.m.

Records: Boris Announce New Releases

Official press release:Iconoclast Japanese trio Boris have announced not one, but TWO all new full-length albums to be released on the same day via Sargent ... read more

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Tours: Mountain Man Announce Tour

Posted Feb. 21, 2011, 1:51 a.m.

Tours: Mountain Man Announce Tour

Mountain Man have just released their tour itinerary for the spring. No openers have been formally announced. The dates can be viewed below. read more

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Tours: Harm's Way Detail U.S. Tour

Posted Feb. 21, 2011, 1:49 a.m.

Tours: Harm's Way Detail U.S. Tour

Harm's Way have announced a series of spring headlining dates. The tour will go through the midwest and east coast. Joining them on all dates ... read more

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Tours: Boysetsfire Announce Tour

Posted Feb. 21, 2011, 1:43 a.m.

Tours: Boysetsfire Announce Tour

The newly reformed boysetsfire have announced a series of tour dates. This tour will have a few dates in the states while most of them ... read more

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Son Of Man – Self Titled EP

Posted Feb. 21, 2011, 1:33 a.m.

Son Of Man – Self Titled EP

Son Of Man are a new band from California. They exemplify the new school of what gets referred to as Holy Terror style hardcore. While ... read more

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Cradle Of Filth – Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa

Posted Feb. 21, 2011, 1:17 a.m.

Cradle Of Filth – Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa

Most people already have a clear opinion of Cradle Of Filth. Generally speaking the band are rather polarizing and have done little over time to ... read more

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Bands: Pg. 99 Reunite For Shows

Posted Feb. 20, 2011, 1:59 p.m.

Bands: Pg. 99 Reunite For Shows

Official press release:Sterling, Virginia punk rock band pg.99 is returning for a live performance at this summer's Best Friends Day in Richmond, Virginia. Also known ... read more

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Labels: Acorss Tundras Ink With Neurot

Posted Feb. 20, 2011, 1:56 p.m.

Labels: Acorss Tundras Ink With Neurot

Official press release:Creating unique moonshine-soaked organic rock in the hills of Tennessee, Across Tundras seamlessly meld classic rock, folk, country, psychedelia, and doom into an ... read more

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Records: Relapse Announce Horseback Reissues

Posted Feb. 20, 2011, 1:54 p.m.

Records: Relapse Announce Horseback Reissues

Official press release:Horseback will see the dual release of its Impale Golden Horn and Forbidden Planet albums packaged together as The Gorgon Tongue. This two-disc ... read more

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Labels: Baring Teeth Inks With Willowtip

Posted Feb. 16, 2011, 6:57 a.m.

Labels: Baring Teeth Inks With Willowtip

Official press release:Willowtip Records is very pleased to announce the signing of Dallas' Baring Teeth. Their debut album, Atrophy, will be released in early-Summer 2011.The ... read more

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Records: Heartsounds Begin Recording

Posted Feb. 16, 2011, 6:56 a.m.

Records: Heartsounds Begin Recording

Heartsounds have hit the studio to record their upcoming album. The record is being produced by Zack Ohren and Brett Gurewitz. the record is being ... read more

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Labels: Run For Cover Signs Daylight

Posted Feb. 15, 2011, 8:44 a.m.

Labels: Run For Cover Signs Daylight

From the inbox: Our Doylestown, PA friends Daylight have joined the Run For Cover Roster. Many people reading this are most likely already familiar with ... read more

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Bands: Black Breath Announces Tour And Album Plans

Posted Feb. 15, 2011, 6:21 a.m.

Bands: Black Breath Announces Tour And Album Plans

Official press release:Northwestern metallic hardcore assassins Black Breath have announced an upcoming rash of live attacks in North America for the coming months, kicking off ... read more

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Records: Jeff Caxide Announecs Crone

Posted Feb. 15, 2011, 6:19 a.m.

Records: Jeff Caxide Announecs Crone

This message has been released by Waylon Recordings. It is in reference to Jeff Caxide's (Formerly of Isis) new project. The project is said to ... read more

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Records: Against Me! announce Demo Collection

Posted Feb. 15, 2011, 6:15 a.m.

Records: Against Me! announce Demo Collection

Fat Wreck has just announced plans to release an Against Me! demo collection. Much like The Original Cowboy, being demos for As The Eternal Cowboy. ... read more

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Splits: My Heart To Joy Break UP

Posted Feb. 15, 2011, 6:11 a.m.

Splits: My Heart To Joy Break UP

My Heart To Joy has announced their imminent break up after being together for five years.  they released this statement regarding the spli: "Everything comes ... read more

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Records: Radiohead Announce LP #8

Posted Feb. 15, 2011, 6:07 a.m.

Records: Radiohead Announce LP #8

Radiohead have just announced their upcoming LP entitled The King of Limbs. The extravagantly packaged Physical of the record will be issued on May 9. ... read more

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Tours: Blood For Blood Announce New Dates

Posted Feb. 15, 2011, 5:59 a.m.

Tours: Blood For Blood Announce New Dates

Official press release:After a very successful European Tour in December 2010, as part of the 2010 Persistence Tour with Sick Of It All, Unearth Official, ... read more

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Rot in Hell – As Pearls Before Swine

Posted Feb. 14, 2011, 9:58 a.m.

Rot in Hell – As Pearls Before Swine

This record has been a long time coming. It had been announced quite awhile back with little to no info given to anyone outside of ... read more

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Records: Deafheaven Announce Roads To Judah LP

Posted Feb. 13, 2011, 3:38 a.m.

Records: Deafheaven Announce Roads To Judah LP

Official press release:Deathwish Inc. are proud to announce the April 26th release of Deafheaven's debut album "Roads to Judah". Recorded by Jack Shirley (guitarist of ... read more

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Records: Kvelertak Details Album Reissue

Posted Feb. 11, 2011, 6:03 a.m.

Records: Kvelertak Details Album Reissue

The End Rocrods has announced plans to give Kvelertak's Self Titled album a North American release. The reissue will hit stores on March 15th and ... read more

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Records: Today Is The Day Talk Recording

Posted Feb. 11, 2011, 5:59 a.m.

Records: Today Is The Day Talk Recording

Official press release:Today Is The Day begins tracking its ninth studio album, Pain Is A Warning, in March with producer Kurt Ballou (Converge, Torche) at ... read more

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Videos: Mogwai Release New Video

Posted Feb. 11, 2011, 5:57 a.m.

Videos: Mogwai Release New Video

Mogwai have just released their new music video. The video is for the song "Mexican Grand Prix". The song appears on their upcoming album Hardcore ... read more

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Bands: Thrice Gets Burglarized

Posted Feb. 10, 2011, 6:08 a.m.

Bands: Thrice Gets Burglarized

Thrice has announced that their studio has been broken into. While the offenders have been caught much of their equipment has yet to be recovered. ... read more

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Labels: Rise Records Signs A Loss For Words

Posted Feb. 10, 2011, 6:05 a.m.

Labels: Rise Records Signs A Loss For Words

Official press release:Velocity Records/Rise Records are proud to announce the signing of Boston's own A Loss For Words."We are so excited to a part of ... read more

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Bands: Fuck The Facts Announce Spring Tour

Posted Feb. 10, 2011, 6:04 a.m.

Bands: Fuck The Facts Announce Spring Tour

Fuck The Facts have released another set of tour dates for the spring. The tour will take them all over North America. Ken Mode will ... read more

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Labels: Parasytic Release New Album On Relapse

Posted Feb. 10, 2011, 6:02 a.m.

Labels: Parasytic Release New Album On Relapse

Official press release:Richmond, VA's Parasytic will see the CD and digital release of their new album Poison Minds next month via Relapse Records. Poision Minds ... read more

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Tours: Off! and Trash Talk Detail Tour Together

Posted Feb. 9, 2011, 12:53 p.m.

Tours: Off! and Trash Talk Detail Tour Together

Trash Talk and Off! have announced two weeks worth of dates together. The bands will be headed throughout the US. All dates are  below. read more

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Tours: Make Do And Mend Announce US Tour

Posted Feb. 9, 2011, 12:50 p.m.

Tours: Make Do And Mend Announce US Tour

Make Do And Mend have just released dates for a short US tour. They will have Balance And Composure with them throughout. The dates are ... read more

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Tours: Rise And Fall Tour The East Coast

Posted Feb. 9, 2011, 12:48 p.m.

Tours: Rise And Fall Tour The East Coast

Rise and Fall have just released dates for a short east coast tour. They will be accompanied by Masakari for the whole tour. Dates are ... read more

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Rust Belt Lights – These Are the Good Old Days

Posted Feb. 8, 2011, 6:23 a.m.

Rust Belt Lights – These Are the Good Old Days

There is a ridiculous amount of variation in pop punk as of late. There was one band back in the early days that crossed between ... read more

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Records: Magic Bullet Announces Jesuit Reissue

Posted Feb. 8, 2011, 6:14 a.m.

Records: Magic Bullet Announces Jesuit Reissue

April 12th has been the release date announced for the Jesuit Discography release. It will be getting released by Magic Bullet Records. For those uninformed ... read more

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MP3s: Stream The New Pale Sketcher EP

Posted Feb. 8, 2011, 6:10 a.m.

MP3s: Stream The New Pale Sketcher EP

Pale Sketcher (Justin K Broadrick of Godflesh and Jesu) is streaming a new EP entitled Seventh Heaven over at Ghostly.com. The proper release is scheduled ... read more

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Records: No Sleep Detail Former Theives Debut

Posted Feb. 8, 2011, 6:07 a.m.

Records: No Sleep Detail Former Theives Debut

Official press release:Former Thieves have been a band characterized by their hard work and grueling tour regimens in their seemingly short life span. But, that's ... read more

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Records: Eyehategod Detail Live DVD

Posted Feb. 8, 2011, 6:06 a.m.

Records: Eyehategod Detail Live DVD

Official press release:Eyehategod will release an official live DVD on March 22 via MVD. Simply titled Live, the 88-minute production features multi-camera footage from 2009 ... read more

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Tours: The Bombpops Announce West Coast Dates

Posted Feb. 8, 2011, 6:04 a.m.

Tours: The Bombpops Announce West Coast Dates

The Bombpops have just confirmed a string of west coast dates for this month. No openers have been announced. The dates are available after the ... read more

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Tours: Deafheaven Set To Tour

Posted Feb. 8, 2011, 6:02 a.m.

Tours: Deafheaven Set To Tour

Deafheaven has announced a short upcoming run of dates. The dates will take them through SXSW Festival. The dates can be viewed below. read more

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Shows: Krazy Fest Ressurected

Posted Feb. 8, 2011, 6 a.m.

Shows: Krazy Fest Ressurected

It has been announced that Krazy Fest will be returning this year. The long running Louisville festival had been dormant for the better part of ... read more

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Labels: Lower Than Atlantis Signs With Sumerian

Posted Feb. 8, 2011, 5:56 a.m.

Labels: Lower Than Atlantis Signs With Sumerian

Sumerian Records has just announced the signing of British Post Hardcore band Lower Than Atlantis. Sumerian Records founder Ash Avildsen had this to say regarding ... read more

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Records: Mastodon Announce Live DVD/CD Set

Posted Feb. 8, 2011, 5:52 a.m.

Records: Mastodon Announce Live DVD/CD Set

Official press release:Heavy rock innovators Mastodon will release their first-ever live experience package entitled Mastodon: Live At The Aragon on March 15th, 2011, on Reprise ... read more

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Dave Hause – Resolutions

Posted Feb. 7, 2011, 4:29 a.m.

Dave Hause – Resolutions

Dave Hause is no secret to anyone that listens to punk rock. He is known for being one of the better storytellers in modern punk. ... read more

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Shows: Sick Of It All To Celebrate 25 Years

Posted Feb. 4, 2011, 3:50 a.m.

Shows: Sick Of It All To Celebrate 25 Years

Official press release:Sick Of It All have been hardcore royalty since they stepped on the scene back in 1986 and refuse to give up the ... read more

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Tours: Make Do And Mend Announce UK Tour

Posted Feb. 4, 2011, 3:49 a.m.

Tours: Make Do And Mend Announce UK Tour

Make Do And Mend have just announced some spring sates for the UK. The main support on all dates will be Fireworks. The dates are ... read more

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Records: Agnostic Front Talk Upcoming EP

Posted Feb. 4, 2011, 3:47 a.m.

Records: Agnostic Front Talk Upcoming EP

Official press release:The Godfathers of New York Hardcore, Agnostic Front, are gearing up to release their new full-length, My Life My Way, on March 22nd. ... read more

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Records: Batillus To Release Debut LP

Posted Feb. 4, 2011, 3:44 a.m.

Records: Batillus To Release Debut LP

Official press release:New York doom quartet Batillus and Seventh Rule Recordings have finalized details for the release of band's debut full-length record, 'Furnace.' The album, ... read more

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Records: Zombi Deatil New Album

Posted Feb. 4, 2011, 3:42 a.m.

Records: Zombi Deatil New Album

Official press release:Zombi has completed work on a brand new full-length album titled Escape Velocity. Escape Velocity, the follow-up to 2009's Spirit Animal, was recorded ... read more

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Records: By A Thread Announce New Album

Posted Feb. 4, 2011, 3:39 a.m.

Records: By A Thread Announce New Album

By A Thread has just released the details of their upcoming album. This will be the Vancouver, B.C. band's first album since 1999. It will ... read more

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Videos: Off With Their Heads Release New Video

Posted Feb. 4, 2011, 3:36 a.m.

Videos: Off With Their Heads Release New Video

Off With Their Heads has just uploaded a new video online. The video is for the song "Clear The Air" from the album In Desolation. ... read more

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Site News: Meet the new Scene Point Blank editor

Posted Feb. 3, 2011, 7:43 a.m.

  2010 was a busy year for Scene Point Blank, highlighted with our October re-launch.  To keep the excitement flowing, 2011 brings the announcement of my new role as site editor.  Web developer Matt had been handling double-duty throughout much of 2010 and he remains with the site. Since 2008 ... read more

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MP3s: New Earth Lp Up For Streaming

Posted Feb. 2, 2011, 6:13 a.m.

MP3s: New Earth Lp Up For Streaming

The New Earth record entitled Angels Of Darkness, Demons Of Light 1 has been made available for streaming. It is available until February 7th over ... read more

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Tours: Totche Announce Spring Dates

Posted Feb. 2, 2011, 6:08 a.m.

Tours: Totche Announce Spring Dates

Torche have recently announced a brief run of dates through March. No openers have been announced at this time. All dates are below. read more

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Records: Colisueum Announce New Split

Posted Feb. 2, 2011, 6:06 a.m.

Records: Colisueum Announce New Split

Coliseum has just announced plans for a special Record Store Day Single. This will be a split 7 inch with none other than Superchunk. Each ... read more

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Liam Singer – Dislocatia

Posted Jan. 31, 2011, 10:07 a.m.

Liam Singer – Dislocatia

Liam Singer plays the role of musical journeyman having been back and forth across the states playing with a multitude of different bands of many ... read more

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Records: Screeching Weasel Detail New LP

Posted Jan. 26, 2011, 2:09 p.m.

Records: Screeching Weasel Detail New LP

Screeching Weasel has announced their new album. Coming out on Fat Wreck the record is titled First World Manifesto. The bands first album in 11 ... read more

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Labels: Run For Cover Inks Seahaven

Posted Jan. 26, 2011, 2:05 p.m.

Labels: Run For Cover Inks Seahaven

Run For Cover Records has just announced a new signing. The New label addition is Seahaven. The label has stated that they are pressing the ... read more

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Labels: Face Reality Signs With Youngblood

Posted Jan. 26, 2011, 2 p.m.

Labels: Face Reality Signs With Youngblood

From The Inbox: Detroit’s Own Face Reality formed in early 2008. After recording a demo and their 2009 debut 7″ entitled “Positive Change” (Dead End ... read more

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Labels: Resist Records To Raise Funds For Disaster Relief

Posted Jan. 26, 2011, 1:57 p.m.

Labels: Resist Records To Raise Funds For Disaster Relief

Official press release:In a bid to assist those effected by the recent flooding in Queensland, Resist Records set up an Ebay auction selling off rare, ... read more

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Records: Periphery Detail New EP

Posted Jan. 26, 2011, 1:55 p.m.

Records: Periphery Detail New EP

Official press release:There is no doubt that Periphery are innovators and they continue to raise the bar of originality upon the release of their much ... read more

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Tours: Defeater Tour Down Under

Posted Jan. 26, 2011, 1:54 p.m.

Tours: Defeater Tour Down Under

Defeater has announced a new string of tour dates. This time they will be going across Australia and New Zealand. Coming with them will be ... read more

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Records: Explosions In The Sky Talk New LP

Posted Jan. 25, 2011, 8:09 a.m.

Records: Explosions In The Sky Talk New LP

It's been announced that the upcoming Explosions In The Sky LP will come out in April. This will again see release through Temporary Residence Limited. ... read more

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Records: Agnostic Front Detail New LP

Posted Jan. 25, 2011, 8:07 a.m.

Records: Agnostic Front Detail New LP

Official press release:The Godfathers of New York Hardcore, Agnostic Front, have revealed the cover art and track listing to their upcoming record entitled My Life ... read more

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Splits: Call To Preserve Break Up

Posted Jan. 25, 2011, 8:05 a.m.

Splits: Call To Preserve Break Up

After 8 years together and 3 full lengths Cal lTo Preserve have announced there break up. Final shows will be announced in the future. The ... read more

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Tours: Fuck The Facts Detail 10th Anniversary Tour

Posted Jan. 25, 2011, 8:02 a.m.

Tours: Fuck The Facts Detail 10th Anniversary Tour

Fuck The Facts are gearing up to play their 10th anniversary shows. Which will include an appearance at this year's Scion Festival. The sets will ... read more

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Labels: Kids Icarus Sign With Creator-Destructor Records

Posted Jan. 25, 2011, 8 a.m.

Labels: Kids Icarus Sign With Creator-Destructor Records

Official press release:Creator-Destructor Records is extremely excited to announce the addition of Connecticut's Kids Icarus to their roster! Hailing influence from the likes of Propagandhi, ... read more

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Records: Psycroptic Begins Recording

Posted Jan. 25, 2011, 7:58 a.m.

Records: Psycroptic Begins Recording

Official press release:Australian technical death metal masters Psycroptic have returned home to Australian shores after capping off an incredible year of touring in 2010. After ... read more

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Labels: Season Of Mist Signs A Life Once Lost

Posted Jan. 25, 2011, 7:56 a.m.

Labels: Season Of Mist Signs A Life Once Lost

A Life Once Lost has announced their new label home. This being Season Of Mist. After a number of releases on both Deathwish Inc. as ... read more

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Tours: Social DIstortion To Tour The US

Posted Jan. 25, 2011, 7:52 a.m.

Tours: Social DIstortion To Tour The US

Social Distortion has announced a new set of tourdates for the spring. The tour will take them throughout the states. Openers for the tour are ... read more

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Records: Braid Begin Recording

Posted Jan. 25, 2011, 7:49 a.m.

Records: Braid Begin Recording

It is being reported that 90's emo band Braid are back to making music. One might recall in the past few years that the band ... read more

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Records: Black God Announce EP

Posted Jan. 25, 2011, 7:45 a.m.

Records: Black God Announce EP

Members of Black Cross, Coliseum, Young Widows and Mountain Asleep have started a new band. The group going by the name Black God has announced ... read more

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Shows: Chaos In Tejas 2011 Announced

Posted Jan. 24, 2011, 9:59 a.m.

Shows: Chaos In Tejas 2011 Announced

Some details have been made official regarding this year's annual Chaos In Tejas Fest. It will take place June 2nd through the 5th. The locations ... read more

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Records: Agoraphobic Nosebleed and Despise You To Release Split EP

Posted Jan. 24, 2011, 9:54 a.m.

Records: Agoraphobic Nosebleed and Despise You To Release Split EP

Official press release:Agoraphobic Nosebleed and Despise You have teamed up for a split release, titled And On And On..., that will see its release on ... read more

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At Our Heels – Misanthropy & Godlessness

Posted Jan. 24, 2011, 9:38 a.m.

At Our Heels – Misanthropy & Godlessness

At Our Heels is a young band coming out with a strong EP last year but never getting as much recognition as that EP probably ... read more

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Records: Meshuggah Starts Recording

Posted Jan. 23, 2011, 9:44 a.m.

Records: Meshuggah Starts Recording

Official press release:In an exclusive new video interview with Decibel Magazine, Meshuggah drummer Tomas Haake and vocalist Jens Kidman discuss the band's follow-up 2008's Billboard-charting ... read more

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Bands: Adamantium On The Comeback

Posted Jan. 23, 2011, 9:43 a.m.

Bands: Adamantium On The Comeback

Adamantium has announced they are back. They have announced that there will be 2 comeback shows in the spring. No further details have been released ... read more

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Labels: SideOneDummy Inks Title Fight

Posted Jan. 20, 2011, 4:32 a.m.

Labels: SideOneDummy Inks Title Fight

Title Fight has just announced their signing to SideOne Dummy Records. The label will be releasing their upcoming debut LP that has been produced by ... read more

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Tours: Agalloch Go East

Posted Jan. 20, 2011, 4:29 a.m.

Tours: Agalloch Go East

Agalloch are doing a few rare tours as of late. Recently they have gone through a series of west coast dates. Now they have announced ... read more

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Labels: Suffer Well Gets Inked By Century Media

Posted Jan. 20, 2011, 4:26 a.m.

Labels: Suffer Well Gets Inked By Century Media

A new "supergroup consisting of Brendan Schieppati of Bleeding Through and Mick Kenney of Anaal Nathrakh has been announced. The Groupd going by the name ... read more

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Bands: Torche Gets A New Member

Posted Jan. 20, 2011, 4:20 a.m.

Bands: Torche Gets A New Member

Torche has confirmed the addition of a new guitarist. His name is Andrew Elstner who has done time in Riddle of Steel and Tilts. In ... read more

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Records: Scale The Summit Announce New LP

Posted Jan. 20, 2011, 4:17 a.m.

Records: Scale The Summit Announce New LP

Official press release:Houston-based progressive-instrumentalists Scale The Summit have announced the title of their third album, "The Collective," due out on March 1 on Prosthetic Records. ... read more

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MP3s: Stream The New Mother Of Mrecy LP

Posted Jan. 20, 2011, 4:15 a.m.

MP3s: Stream The New Mother Of Mrecy LP

Right now you can go to Metalsucks.net and stream the upcoming Mother of Mercy LP. The record is titled IV: Symptoms Of Existence and will ... read more

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Records: Foundation Announce Details Of New LP

Posted Jan. 20, 2011, 4:13 a.m.

Records: Foundation Announce Details Of New LP

A few scant details have been released regarding Foundation's debut LP. It will be titled When The Smoke Clears. It Will be released by Bridge ... read more

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Interviews: A389 Records: History 101

Posted Jan. 18, 2011, 7:27 a.m.

Interviews: A389 Records: History 101

In the last 7 years A389 Records has become one of the formeost labels in underground hardcore. Started solely so Dom could release records by his ... read more

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Records: Balance And Composure Begin Recording

Posted Jan. 18, 2011, 3:59 a.m.

Records: Balance And Composure Begin Recording

Balance And Composure have just announced that they have begun recording their debut LP. They are at Salad Days Studio with Brian Mcternan acting as ... read more

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Records: Arch Enemy Detail New Album

Posted Jan. 18, 2011, 3:55 a.m.

Records: Arch Enemy Detail New Album

Arch Enemy have just released the first set of details regarding their upcoming album. The album is said to be titled Khaos Legions. They have ... read more

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Tours: Metalliance Tour Release Dates

Posted Jan. 18, 2011, 3:49 a.m.

Tours: Metalliance Tour Release Dates

As preciously reported The Metalliance Tour is begining to take shape. While the headliners have stayed the same. Those being Crowbar, Helmet, and Saint Vitus. ... read more

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Records: Frank Turner Talks New LP

Posted Jan. 18, 2011, 3:44 a.m.

Records: Frank Turner Talks New LP

In a recent update Frank Turner gave away some details regarding his upcoming LP. The recored is due this summer on Epitaph. "Week two in ... read more

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Labels: Anchorless Records Announce Split Series

Posted Jan. 18, 2011, 3:41 a.m.

Labels: Anchorless Records Announce Split Series

Anchorless Records has just announced a series of splits to be released over the next year. While just announced the first in the series has ... read more

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Tours: Eyehategod Keep Touring

Posted Jan. 17, 2011, 10:22 a.m.

Tours: Eyehategod Keep Touring

The once dead, Eyehategod are more alive than ever. Today they have announced a short tour for the month of February. No openers have been ... read more

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Records: Burzum To Release New LP

Posted Jan. 17, 2011, 10:19 a.m.

Records: Burzum To Release New LP

Official press release:Fallen, the eighth album from Burzum, will be released in North America on April 5. The album is the second to be released ... read more

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Shows: Rain Fest Begins To Take Shape

Posted Jan. 17, 2011, 7:04 a.m.

Shows: Rain Fest Begins To Take Shape

The promoters of Rain Fest have given out the first set of details regarding this years festival. To start it will be taking place at ... read more

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Shows: United Blood Fest Give Away Details

Posted Jan. 17, 2011, 6:55 a.m.

Shows: United Blood Fest Give Away Details

The first set of details have been released regarding this year's United Blood Fest. It will be held on April 1st and 2nd at The ... read more

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Tours: Fair To Midland Announce U.S. Tour

Posted Jan. 17, 2011, 6:49 a.m.

Tours: Fair To Midland Announce U.S. Tour

Fair To Midland has recently announced their first set of dates for the new year. On these dates they will have Periphery and Scale The ... read more

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Tours: Weedeater Announce Tour With Zoroaster

Posted Jan. 17, 2011, 6:45 a.m.

Tours: Weedeater Announce Tour With Zoroaster

Weedeater have announced official dates for a U.S. tour. These dates are being used to promote their upcoming LP on Southern Lord. Joining them on ... read more

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Shows: Ringowrm Announce Anniversary Shows

Posted Jan. 15, 2011, 3:34 a.m.

Shows: Ringowrm Announce Anniversary Shows

Ringworm is going on a short tour to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their Victory Records Debut. The album Birth Is Pain will be played ... read more

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Bands: Coalesce Offer Band Update

Posted Jan. 15, 2011, 3:31 a.m.

Coalesce has offered a comment on the band's upcoming works. The qoute is as follows: “Hey, quick update on what’s going in over here in the coalesce circle… 1. Our new years show with Mac lethal and other Kc acts was a total blast. We feel recharged and ready to ... read more

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Records: Red Fang Release Details On New LP

Posted Jan. 15, 2011, 3:29 a.m.

Records: Red Fang Release Details On New LP

April 12th has been announced as the release date for the upcoming Lp by Red Fang. It has been titled Murder The Mountains. The album ... read more

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Tours: Rust Belt Lights Announce Tour

Posted Jan. 15, 2011, 3:25 a.m.

Tours: Rust Belt Lights Announce Tour

Rust Belt Lights have just announced an extensive tour that will run from today through March. The run includes shows with Take It Back!, Kid ... read more

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Labels: Graveyard Inks With Nuclear Blast

Posted Jan. 15, 2011, 3:08 a.m.

Labels: Graveyard Inks With Nuclear Blast

Official press release:Nuclear Blast Records is more than proud to announce the signing of Swedish occult rock outfit Graveyard. Drawing influences of by all sorts ... read more

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Tours: Alpha & Omega Announce Spring Tour

Posted Jan. 15, 2011, 3:06 a.m.

Tours: Alpha & Omega Announce Spring Tour

Alpha & Omega has just announced a run of dates in the spring. Along for the trip will be Expire. The dates are after the ... read more

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Shows: Scion Rock Fest Details Announced

Posted Jan. 15, 2011, 3:04 a.m.

Shows: Scion Rock Fest Details Announced

Scion has recently announced the detail of their now annual rock fest. This year it is to take place in Pamona, CA. This will take ... read more

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Labels: A389 Recordings Sign Two New Bands

Posted Jan. 12, 2011, 3:54 a.m.

From The Inbox: First off I’m thrilled to announce the first two new bands joining A389′s ever growing family in 2011. Go listen to them both in our media player NOW!!!   ANCIENT SHORES from West Virginia is the band I can definitely credit with being the best new band ... read more

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Tours: Glassjaw Announce U.S. Tour

Posted Jan. 12, 2011, 3:49 a.m.

Tours: Glassjaw Announce U.S. Tour

Coloring Book is the title to a brand new EP by Glassjaw. This EP is going to be available to those that attend one of ... read more

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Records: Neurosis Detail Reissue

Posted Jan. 12, 2011, 3:45 a.m.

Records: Neurosis Detail Reissue

Official press release:For Oakland, California's Neurosis, their entire catalog can be considered brilliant not only for its sonic merit but also for its need to ... read more

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Records: Earth Crisis Begin Recording

Posted Jan. 12, 2011, 3:40 a.m.

Records: Earth Crisis Begin Recording

Official press release:Iconic hardcore juggernauts Earth Crisis have entered the studio to begin work on their latest batch of smoldering hardcore brutality. With Zeuss at ... read more

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Bands: The Accused Announce New Member

Posted Jan. 12, 2011, 3:35 a.m.

Bands: The Accused Announce New Member

Official press release:Like a bunch of zombies drunk on embalming fluid, veteran hardcore thrashers The Accused prepare to take their Splatter-Rock-Speakeasy and After-Hours-Sicko-Sideshow into turbo-nuclear-tombstone-kicking ... read more

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Shows: Betrayed Announce Shows

Posted Jan. 12, 2011, 3:29 a.m.

Shows: Betrayed Announce Shows

Betrayed have just announced a rare run of dates on the west coast. Joining them will be React Records band Praise. Dates are below: read more

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Labels: Of Legends Sign To Season Of Mist

Posted Jan. 12, 2011, 3:26 a.m.

Labels: Of Legends Sign To Season Of Mist

Official press release:Season of Mist proudly announces the signing of Of Legends, the metal side project from Luis Dubuc, of The Secret Handshake fame. After ... read more

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Tours: The Wonder Years And Fireworks Announce Co Headlining Tour

Posted Jan. 12, 2011, 3:22 a.m.

Tours: The Wonder Years And Fireworks Announce Co Headlining Tour

The Wonder Years and Fireworks have just announced a co-headlining run due to start this spring and run for a full month. They will be ... read more

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Labels: Expire Signs With Six Feet Under Records

Posted Jan. 12, 2011, 3:17 a.m.

Labels: Expire Signs With Six Feet Under Records

From The Inbox: Which has the better bands? East Coast or West Coast? This argument can finally be put to rest. The answer does not ... read more

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Records: TesseracT Detail Upcoming Full Length

Posted Jan. 10, 2011, 11:36 a.m.

Records: TesseracT Detail Upcoming Full Length

Tesseract have announced that their debut album will see release. This will come out on March, 22nd through Century Media Records. In addition to this ... read more

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Records: The Wonder Years To Record Hopeless Debut

Posted Jan. 10, 2011, 11:28 a.m.

Records: The Wonder Years To Record Hopeless Debut

Official press release:With the success of their album The Upsides, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania natives The Wonder Years entered the studio this past weekend to record their ... read more

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Nahemah – A New Constellation

Posted Jan. 10, 2011, 11:17 a.m.

Nahemah – A New Constellation

Nahemah are a rather different band. Coming out of Spain a country not generally known for their metal and playing a style different than most. ... read more

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Tours: Metalliance Tour Announced

Posted Jan. 10, 2011, 5:47 a.m.

Tours: Metalliance Tour Announced

Official press release:The 2011 Metalliance Tour has officially been announced. The tour sponsored by Revolver Magazine, Loudtrax.com, Brooklyn Vegan, Mosh Potatoes Cookbook and Giddy Up! ... read more

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Records: Gods And Queens Announce New EP

Posted Jan. 10, 2011, 5:44 a.m.

Records: Gods And Queens Announce New EP

Official press release:Philadelphia's Gods And Queens are set to release their new four song EP, via the Sons Of Vesta label this February. The songs ... read more

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Records: Daytrader Detail EP

Posted Jan. 7, 2011, 8:34 a.m.

Records: Daytrader Detail EP

Daytrader has released the detais of their upcoming EP. The record is titled Last Days of Rome and will be released digitally on January 18, ... read more

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Records: Defeater Deatil New LP

Posted Jan. 7, 2011, 8:31 a.m.

Records: Defeater Deatil New LP

from the inbox: Massachusetts-based DEFEATER is proud to announce the title and release date for their forthcoming album: Empty Days & Sleepless Nights, available March ... read more

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Records: The Warriors Relase Album Details

Posted Jan. 7, 2011, 8:28 a.m.

Records: The Warriors Relase Album Details

The Warriors have just released details regarding their new full length. It is said to be titled “See How You Are”. Pre-orders are available here. read more

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Tours: The Funeral Pyre Announces Tour

Posted Jan. 7, 2011, 8:21 a.m.

Tours: The Funeral Pyre Announces Tour

The Funeral Pyre have just announced a full US tour. Starting in march the tour will go from coast to coast with The Secret being ... read more

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Labels: Blood Freak Signs With Willowtip

Posted Jan. 7, 2011, 8:19 a.m.

Labels: Blood Freak Signs With Willowtip

Official press release:Portland, Oregon's Blood Freak has officially signed to Willowtip Records. The label will release the band's upcoming album, Mindscraper, on April 5, 2011. ... read more

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Tours: Nails Do The Northeast

Posted Jan. 5, 2011, 5:28 a.m.

Tours: Nails Do The Northeast

Nails will be teaming up with All Pigs Must Die and New Lows for a very short tour of the northeast. here anre the dates: ... read more

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Tours: Cough Announce Euro Tour

Posted Jan. 5, 2011, 5:24 a.m.

Tours: Cough Announce Euro Tour

Cough has just announced a long tour that is planned to go throughout the continent. No openers have been announced and all dates are below. read more

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MP3s: Download A New Capital LP

Posted Jan. 3, 2011, 3:51 p.m.

MP3s: Download A New Capital LP

Capital have released their new full-length for free download. It is titled Givers/Takers. You can get it in exchange for a tweet or Facebook post. ... read more

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Bands: Megasus Detail New Single

Posted Jan. 3, 2011, 3:47 p.m.

Bands: Megasus Detail New Single

Official press release:Providence, Rhode Island's heavy metal warriors, Megasus, will release "Menace Of The Universe," a new two-song mini EP, this January via Brutal Panda ... read more

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Splits: Forensics Hang It Up

Posted Jan. 3, 2011, 3:44 p.m.

Splits: Forensics Hang It Up

Forensics have officially taken an inauspicious place in music history for 2011. Announcing via the internet group member and Magic Bullet records head had this ... read more

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MP3s: M.I.A. Unleashes Mixtape

Posted Jan. 3, 2011, 3:36 p.m.

MP3s: M.I.A. Unleashes Mixtape

If you make you way over to this website. you can download M.I.A.'s new Vicki Leekx mixtape. This is a free download. The cover is ... read more

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Off With Their Heads – In Desolation

Posted Jan. 3, 2011, 3:13 p.m.

Off With Their Heads – In Desolation

Off With Their Heads have built a reasonable fanbase within the fest related punk scene. This is due to certain consistency in their style, without ... read more

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Bands: No Turning Back Inks With Think Fast!

Posted Dec. 27, 2010, 10:47 a.m.

Bands: No Turning Back Inks With Think Fast!

Official press release:Think Fast! Records is extremely proud to announce the signing of European's reigning hardcore kings, No Turning Back. The band just wrapped up ... read more

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Tours: Tigers Jaw Hit The Road

Posted Dec. 27, 2010, 10:46 a.m.

Tours: Tigers Jaw Hit The Road

Tigers Jaw have jjust announced some dates in Europe. End Of A Year and Basement will start the tour off with Tigers Jaw joining them ... read more

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Records: Details Relased For New Mountain Man LP

Posted Dec. 22, 2010, 5:07 a.m.

Records: Details Relased For New Mountain Man LP

Official press release:Grief is defined as "a deep poignant distress caused by or as if by bereavement." In order for one to heal from the ... read more

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Records: Agnostic Front Talk New LP

Posted Dec. 22, 2010, 5:04 a.m.

Records: Agnostic Front Talk New LP

Official press release:The Godfathers of New York Hardcore, Agnostic Front, have just finished recording their highly anticipated follow up to their 2007 release, Warriors. The ... read more

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Labels: Pentagram Inks With Metal Blade

Posted Dec. 21, 2010, 12:49 p.m.

Labels: Pentagram Inks With Metal Blade

Official press release:Metal Blade Records is proud to announce the signing of legendary doom metal act Pentagram. The band, now entering their 40th year anniversary, ... read more

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Records: Anal C*nt Detail New LP

Posted Dec. 21, 2010, 12:47 p.m.

Records: Anal C*nt Detail New LP

Official press release:Fans of strippers, hard drugs, punk rock production and cock rock douchebaggery, rejoice: The one and (thankfully) only Anal Cunt have returned with ... read more

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Records: American Heritage To Release New LP

Posted Dec. 21, 2010, 12:45 p.m.

Records: American Heritage To Release New LP

Official press release:American Heritage will release Sedentary, their first album since 2006's critically-acclaimed album Millenarian, on Mar. 1 via Translation Loss Records.Recorded at Chicago's Semaphore ... read more

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Tours: Rotten Sound Release Tour Dates

Posted Dec. 21, 2010, 12:42 p.m.

Tours: Rotten Sound Release Tour Dates

Rotten Sound has released dates for a European headlining run. Openers for these dates will be Gaza, Trap Them, Haust and Kandidate. All announced dates ... read more

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Tours: Rwake Announces Tourdates

Posted Dec. 21, 2010, 12:38 p.m.

Tours: Rwake Announces Tourdates

Rwake has just announced a series of tourdates for the new year. Recent Prosthetic Records signee Dragged Into Sunlight will be opening on all dates. ... read more

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Alcest – Ecailles De Lune

Posted Dec. 20, 2010, 2:14 p.m.

Alcest – Ecailles De Lune

Neige, the sole contributor of Alcest, has stayed remarkably busy throughout 2010. Between his other projects (Lantlos, Ameseours) and the first actual set of stateside ... read more

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Obituaries: Captain Beefheart R.I.P.

Posted Dec. 20, 2010, 6:37 a.m.

Obituaries: Captain Beefheart R.I.P.

Don Van Vliet, better known to the world as avant-garde musician and painter Captain Beefheart, passed away late last week. This ends his long bout ... read more

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Records: Killwhitneydead Detail New Album

Posted Dec. 20, 2010, 6:21 a.m.

Records: Killwhitneydead Detail New Album

Official press release:Killwhitneydead has announced plans to release both a new album and 7" in 2011. The band has issued the following update:"It's cool and ... read more

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Tours: Arson Anthem Talk Tour Dates

Posted Dec. 17, 2010, 6:16 a.m.

Tours: Arson Anthem Talk Tour Dates

Arson Anthem have recently announced a southern tour. The band Are bringing fellow Housecore Records bands along. Those bands are Haarp and Warbeast. You can ... read more

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Records: Weedeater Release LP Details

Posted Dec. 17, 2010, 6:13 a.m.

Records: Weedeater Release LP Details

Weedeater have recently let loose some details regarding their upcoming full length. A few years in the making the record is titled "Jason...The Dragon". It ... read more

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Bands: Murder By Death Announce Tour And Box Set

Posted Dec. 17, 2010, 6:07 a.m.

Bands: Murder By Death Announce Tour And Box Set

Murder By Death have recently announced the release of a box set. The vinyl only set was detailed by the band: "MBD is releasing a ... read more

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Records: American Heritage Announce New Release

Posted Dec. 17, 2010, 5:50 a.m.

Records: American Heritage Announce New Release

American Heritage have recently announced their upcoming full-length. Titled Sedentary via Translation Loss Records. This is to be released on March 1, 2011. Contributors announced ... read more

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Tours: Sick Of It All Talk Tour

Posted Dec. 17, 2010, 5:40 a.m.

Tours: Sick Of It All Talk Tour

Sick Of It All recently announced their first tour for the new new year. openers on all dates will be Outbreak and Alpha & Omega. ... read more

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Shows: The Melvins Announce Special Shows

Posted Dec. 17, 2010, 5:37 a.m.

Shows: The Melvins Announce Special Shows

Official press release:The Melvins perform each Friday throughout January at Spaceland (Silver Lake, Calif.) with a different set and featured albums including the band's current ... read more

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Records: Indian Announce New LP

Posted Dec. 17, 2010, 5:35 a.m.

Records: Indian Announce New LP

Official press release:Chicago, IL's Indian will release their brand new full-length Guiltless on April 12th in North America (April 25th internationally) via Relapse Records. Guiltless ... read more

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Labels: Deafheaven Ink With Deathwish

Posted Dec. 17, 2010, 5:34 a.m.

Labels: Deafheaven Ink With Deathwish

Deathwish Inc. has officially added San Francisco, CA band Deafheaven to its roster. Deathwish states the following:"Their hybrid musical approach is outright stunning. A melding ... read more

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Tours: Shai Hulud Announce US Tour

Posted Dec. 17, 2010, 5:29 a.m.

Tours: Shai Hulud Announce US Tour

Shai Hulud have recently announced a month long tour through the United States. Openers on all dates will be Monsters, I The Breather, Close Your ... read more

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Records: Rotten Sound Announce New LP

Posted Dec. 17, 2010, 5:25 a.m.

Records: Rotten Sound Announce New LP

Official press release:Rotten Sound's brand new full-length album Cursed will see its worldwide (excluding Finland) release on March 15th via Relapse Records. The album will ... read more

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Labels: I Scream Signs War Hound

Posted Dec. 17, 2010, 5:23 a.m.

Labels: I Scream Signs War Hound

Official press release:Founded in 2009, War Hound out of the Chicago land suburbs, have unleashed a new flavor of hardcore upon Chicago and the rest ... read more

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Records: Biohazard Original Line Up Reforms

Posted Dec. 17, 2010, 5:21 a.m.

Records: Biohazard Original Line Up Reforms

Official press release:The original line-up of one of the most influential hardcore punk metal bands, Biohazard, is gearing up to release their first album together ... read more

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Labels: Bloodiest Sign With Relapse

Posted Dec. 17, 2010, 5:20 a.m.

Labels: Bloodiest Sign With Relapse

Official press release:Relapse Records is proud to announce the signing of Chicago, IL's Bloodiest.Bloodiest is a seven piece ensemble that creates a stunning collection of ... read more

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Tours: Wolves In The Throne Room Announce Tour

Posted Dec. 17, 2010, 5:19 a.m.

Tours: Wolves In The Throne Room Announce Tour

Wolves In The Throne Room have announced winter tour. Dates are below with various openers: read more

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MP3s: Rot In Hell Streams

Posted Dec. 17, 2010, 5:14 a.m.

MP3s: Rot In Hell Streams

2 new Rot In Hell song can now be streamed here. These songs are taken from their upcoming full length entitled "Pearls Before Swine".The LP ... read more

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Records: My Americ Release New LP

Posted Dec. 17, 2010, 5:10 a.m.

Records: My Americ Release New LP

The band now known as My America. Which was previously known as MY America Is Watching Tigers Die. Have released their new full length record. ... read more

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Tours: Kylesa Announce Tour

Posted Dec. 8, 2010, 12:43 p.m.

Tours: Kylesa Announce Tour

Kylesa has announced a new set of dates for their winter tour. They are taking Zoroaster and Rosetta with them. Fight Amp will be joining ... read more

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Shows: At The Gates Announce New Shows

Posted Dec. 8, 2010, 12:39 p.m.

Shows: At The Gates Announce New Shows

Official press release:Swedish melodic death metal pioneers At The Gates, who reformed in 2008 for a string of festival appearances, have announced that they will ... read more

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Videos: Boris Announces New Dvd

Posted Dec. 8, 2010, 12:34 p.m.

Videos: Boris Announces New Dvd

  Official press release:Japan's rock experimentalists Boris are well-known not only for their epic discography -- as they've unleashed multiple releases to the public every ... read more

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Labels: Eulogy Signs Homicidal

Posted Dec. 6, 2010, 12:48 p.m.

Labels: Eulogy Signs Homicidal

Official press release:Homicidal was formed from the ashes of some of the most influential hardcore acts of the 90's. Homicidal brings violent music to violent ... read more

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Records: Earth Detail New Album

Posted Dec. 6, 2010, 4:48 a.m.

Records: Earth Detail New Album

Official press release:Earth have completed their highly anticipated upcoming full-length album, which has been a subject of much discussion over the past two years. Following ... read more

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Tours: Scott Kelly Solo Dates Released

Posted Dec. 6, 2010, 4:47 a.m.

Tours: Scott Kelly Solo Dates Released

Scott Kelly (Neurosis) and  Wino (Saint Vitus, Shrinebuilder, etc.) and are planning some shows together initial dates are below read more

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Tours: Graf Orlock Announces Dates

Posted Dec. 6, 2010, 4:44 a.m.

Tours: Graf Orlock Announces Dates

Graf Orlock and Owen Hart have announced a weekend of shows to close out 2010. Here are the dates:12/17 Tacoma, WA @ The Redroom12/18 Vancouver, ... read more

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Records: Maruta Talk New Album

Posted Dec. 6, 2010, 4:42 a.m.

Records: Maruta Talk New Album

Official press release:Miami, FL's Maruta have finished up work on their new album, and second for Willowtip Records, entitled Forward Into Regression. A release set ... read more

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Records: Electric Wizard Gets U.S. Release Date

Posted Dec. 1, 2010, 2:12 p.m.

Records: Electric Wizard Gets U.S. Release Date

Official press release:World-class British doom metal band Electric Wizard will release its long-awaited new album Black Masses in North America on January 18, 2011 via ... read more

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Bands: Mother Of Mercy Revail Album Details

Posted Dec. 1, 2010, 5:53 a.m.

Bands: Mother Of Mercy Revail Album Details

Official Peress Release: Pennsylvania's MOTHER OF MERCY is excited to unveil the cover art for their Bridge Nine debut, IV: Symptoms of Existence, done by ... read more

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Labels: Eulogy Inks Through The Fire

Posted Nov. 29, 2010, 11:02 a.m.

Labels: Eulogy Inks Through The Fire

Official press release:Eulogy Recordings has officially signed Through the Fire, a progressive hardcore band from Chicago, IL. The band, in its four year presence, built ... read more

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Bands: Voyager Announce Name Change, New LP

Posted Nov. 29, 2010, 7:34 a.m.

Bands: Voyager Announce Name Change, New LP

Official press release:Massachusetts' Ambient-Sludge masters VYGR (pronounced "Voyager") have announced the release of their highly anticipated full-length debut, "Hypersleep." The Double-LP/CD release will hit stores ... read more

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Records: Between The Buried And Me Frontman Talks New Solo LP

Posted Nov. 29, 2010, 7:29 a.m.

Records: Between The Buried And Me Frontman Talks New Solo LP

Official press release:Tommy Rogers, lead vocalist, keyboardist and founding member of the award-winning North Carolina progressive rock band Between The Buried And Me will release ... read more

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Labels: Maker Get Signed To 6131

Posted Nov. 25, 2010, 10:40 a.m.

Labels: Maker Get Signed To 6131

Official press release:Having been a fan of Springfield, MA's Maker for a while now we couldn't be happier to welcome them to 6131 Records. Maker ... read more

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Records: Dying Fetus Get Re-Issued

Posted Nov. 25, 2010, 10:38 a.m.

Records: Dying Fetus Get Re-Issued

Official press release:Dying Fetus will see their earliest records remastered and repackaged for a series of expanded re-issues set for release in early 2011 via ... read more

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Bands: Crowbar Talk New LP, Tour

Posted Nov. 25, 2010, 10:36 a.m.

Bands: Crowbar Talk New LP, Tour

Crowbar has announced a few details regarding their new album. Almong with a title, Sever The Wicked Hand, and a release date, February 8th, 2011. ... read more

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Videos: Godflesh Footage Found Online

Posted Nov. 25, 2010, 10:26 a.m.

Videos: Godflesh Footage Found Online

Footage of Godflesh's performance at the Supersonic Festival has been uploaded online. The footage can be found here. read more

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MP3s: Stream New As They Sleep

Posted Nov. 22, 2010, 12:21 p.m.

MP3s: Stream New As They Sleep

To coincide with it's release As They Sleep's new album “Dynasty” been made available for streaming online in its entirety over at AOL.com. read more

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Bands: Isis Drummer Talks Projects

Posted Nov. 22, 2010, 12:18 p.m.

Bands: Isis Drummer Talks Projects

Ex Ises drummer Aaaron Harris has let out some new information ragarding his current projects: “I got another demo from Jeff Boyle (Jakob) for the ... read more

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Records: Fuck The Facts Continue Recording

Posted Nov. 22, 2010, 12:15 p.m.

Records: Fuck The Facts Continue Recording

Official press release:Fuck The Facts are back in the studio this week recording a bonus EP, that will only be available with the vinyl version ... read more

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Tours: Explosions In The Sky Tour

Posted Nov. 22, 2010, 12:13 p.m.

Tours: Explosions In The Sky Tour

Explosions In The Sky just announced some new tour dates. This time they will be in Europe for the first time in 2 years. Dates ... read more

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Records: Royal Thunder Gets Reissued

Posted Nov. 22, 2010, 12:11 p.m.

Records: Royal Thunder Gets Reissued

Official press release:Atlanta, GA's Royal Thunder will see the re-release of their self-titled EP this December via Relapse Records Mailorder. The band self-recorded and released ... read more

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MP3s: Mogwai Give It Away

Posted Nov. 21, 2010, 1:20 a.m.

MP3s: Mogwai Give It Away

If you were to go to the official Mogwai web page (Mogwai.Co.Uk) you can now download their new single for free. It is titled "Rano ... read more

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Tours: Immortal Announce Tour Dates

Posted Nov. 21, 2010, 1:15 a.m.

Tours: Immortal Announce Tour Dates

Blsck Metsl titans Immortal have announced a series of stateside dates for February. Absu will be accompanying them throughout. read more

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Shows: All Pigs Must Die Announce First Show

Posted Nov. 21, 2010, 1:11 a.m.

Shows: All Pigs Must Die Announce First Show

All Pigs Must Die (Converge, The Hope Conspiracy, Bloodhorse) have announced their first live appearance. This will Take Place On January 15th in NYC. The ... read more

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Videos: Watch Final Buried Inside Show

Posted Nov. 21, 2010, 1:08 a.m.

Videos: Watch Final Buried Inside Show

Footage has been found of Buried Inside Playing their final show. keep in mind it is fan filmed. If you want to check it out ... read more

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Bands: Crowpath Finish Up Operations

Posted Nov. 21, 2010, 12:56 a.m.

Bands: Crowpath Finish Up Operations

Swedish Technical Metalcore band Crowpath have recently announced plans to close up shop. The band has been around since 1997 and have put out records ... read more

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Tours: End Of A Year Go British

Posted Nov. 21, 2010, 12:44 a.m.

Tours: End Of A Year Go British

End Of A Year have just announced a UK tour. To help they've recruited Tigers Jaw and Basement. Dates Below: read more

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Labels: Origin And Nuclear Blast Join Forces

Posted Nov. 21, 2010, 12:40 a.m.

Labels: Origin And Nuclear Blast Join Forces

Official press release:Extreme Management Group and American technical death metal innovators Origin are pleased to announce the band's worldwide recording contract with Nuclear Blast Records. ... read more

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Records: Marco Iancono Talks New Ex Deo LP

Posted Nov. 21, 2010, 12:38 a.m.

Records: Marco Iancono Talks New Ex Deo LP

Marco, vocalist for Kataklysm and leader of Ex Deo, has issued this statement in regards to an upcoming album. "It's amazing to see a vision ... read more

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Records: Electro Quarterstaff Discuss New LP

Posted Nov. 21, 2010, 12:34 a.m.

Records: Electro Quarterstaff Discuss New LP

Official press release:Canada's Electro Quarterstaff have completed work on their new album, entitled Aykroyd. Guitarist Drew Johnston offers his comments:"It may take us three years ... read more

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Bands: Absu Has Some Shake-ups

Posted Nov. 21, 2010, 12:31 a.m.

Bands: Absu Has Some Shake-ups

Official press release:Texas-based, mythological occult metal band, Absu will join the mighty Immortal on their return to the US for six shows early next year. ... read more

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Tours: Madbal Announces New Tour

Posted Nov. 21, 2010, 12:29 a.m.

Tours: Madbal Announces New Tour

Come January Madball and Comeback Kid will be touring for a month around the US. Dates Below: read more

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Gholas – ???????

Posted Nov. 17, 2010, 2:12 a.m.

Gholas – ???????

Post Metal is a pretty loaded genre tag. Most people (myself included) find it misleading. The idea relies on the idea that more effects on ... read more

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MP3s: Stream New Rust Belt Lights

Posted Nov. 16, 2010, 2:36 p.m.

MP3s: Stream New Rust Belt Lights

You can currently stream the upcoming Rust Belt Lights full length titled These Are The Good Old Days. The album will be out November 30, ... read more

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Tours: Daytrader Starts Touring

Posted Nov. 16, 2010, 2:15 p.m.

Tours: Daytrader Starts Touring

Daytrader has just announced a series of tour dates for December. Dates are below: read more

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Tours: Keelhaul Stop Touring?

Posted Nov. 16, 2010, 2:03 p.m.

Tours: Keelhaul Stop Touring?

Keelhaul seem to have canceled the rest of their tour. The band has left this message on their facebook: “Due to financial and legal restraints, ... read more

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Bands: Willowtip Signs Macabre

Posted Nov. 16, 2010, 2 p.m.

Bands: Willowtip Signs Macabre

Official press release:Celebrarating their 25th Anniversary of all original members, Chicago's murder metal pioneers Macabre unleash their brand new studio album entitled "Grim Scary Tales" ... read more

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Tours: Suicidal Tendencies Cancel Dates

Posted Nov. 16, 2010, 1:57 p.m.

Tours: Suicidal Tendencies Cancel Dates

Official press release:In a collective statement from crossover kings Suicidal Tendencies: "Sunday Night ST played NYC to 2000 old and newschool Cycos! It's always great ... read more

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Records: Obscura Finish Recording

Posted Nov. 15, 2010, 11:32 a.m.

Records: Obscura Finish Recording

Official press release:Obscura has recently completed work on their brand new album Omnivium and has revealed its tracklisting as: "Septuagint", "Vortex Omnivium", "Ocean Gateways", "Euclidean ... read more

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Labels: Life As A Ghost Get Signed

Posted Nov. 15, 2010, 11:30 a.m.

Labels: Life As A Ghost Get Signed

Official press release:Life As A Ghost have been furiously and meticulously writing music ever since their conception in late-2009. The band's veteran sound is unheard ... read more

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Labels: While Heaven Wept Sign To Nuclear Blast

Posted Nov. 15, 2010, 5:29 a.m.

Labels: While Heaven Wept Sign To Nuclear Blast

Official press release:Nuclear Blast Records is proud to announce the signing of legendary U.S. metallers While Heaven Wept!Mainman Tom Phillips commented: "For the past 21 ... read more

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Records: Get A New Girl Talk Album For Free

Posted Nov. 15, 2010, 5:24 a.m.

Records: Get A New Girl Talk Album For Free

Girl Talk's new album is called All Day and it's available to download for free right here. this is furnished,of course, by his label, Illegal ... read more

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Records: Gates Of Slumber Start Recording

Posted Nov. 14, 2010, 10:42 a.m.

Records: Gates Of Slumber Start Recording

Official press release:Celebrated "True Heavy Metal band" The Gates Of Slumber will enter England's Orgone Studios with producer Jaime Gomez Arellano (Ghost, Angel Witch) later ... read more

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Labels: Nightlights Sign With Eulogy

Posted Nov. 14, 2010, 10:40 a.m.

Labels: Nightlights Sign With Eulogy

Official press release:Eulogy Recordings is very proud to announce the signing of Nightlights. Nightlights is a punk rock band from central Florida. Shortly after coming ... read more

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Records: Yakuza's Bruce Lamont Details Solo Album

Posted Nov. 14, 2010, 10:37 a.m.

Records: Yakuza's Bruce Lamont Details Solo Album

Official press release:Details on the upcoming solo album from Bruce Lamont are beginning to ooze forth as the album nears release. The first solo album ... read more

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Records: Landmine Marathon Release Cassettes

Posted Nov. 14, 2010, 10:33 a.m.

Records: Landmine Marathon Release Cassettes

Official press release:Landmine Marathon and Selfish Satan Recordings/span> are beyond pleased to announce the release of a Landmine Marathon cassette box set. The box set ... read more

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Labels: Doubledealer Signs On With 6131

Posted Nov. 14, 2010, 10:31 a.m.

Labels: Doubledealer Signs On With 6131

Official press release:We couldn't be happier to welcome Delaware's, Doubledealer to the ever growing 6131 Records family. The band released their demo on a 7" ... read more

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Records: Ride Gets The Re-issue Treatment

Posted Nov. 11, 2010, 5:57 a.m.

Records: Ride Gets The Re-issue Treatment

Ride's 1990 debut album Nowhere turns 20. Rhino will be releasing the double disc re-issue come December 20th. The re-release a remastered version of the ... read more

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Records: Mightier Than Sword Re-issue Cro-Mags

Posted Nov. 11, 2010, 5:40 a.m.

Records: Mightier Than Sword Re-issue Cro-Mags

On January 11th Mgihtier than Sword will release a remastered re-issued version of a classic NYHC record. This record will be Age Of Quarrel. It ... read more

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Records: Full Blown Chaos Detail New CD

Posted Nov. 11, 2010, 5:32 a.m.

Records: Full Blown Chaos Detail New CD

Official press release:The new song "The Walking Dead" from the upcoming self-titled release by Full Blown Chaos is now available for streaming at www.myspace.com/fullblownchaosThe album ... read more

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Records: …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead Talk New LP

Posted Nov. 11, 2010, 3:54 a.m.

Records: …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead Talk New LP

“Tao Of The Dead” will be the title to the new Trail Of Dead album. The effort will see a February 08th release date through ... read more

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Labels: Unsane Members Start DIgital Label

Posted Nov. 11, 2010, 3:52 a.m.

Official press release:New York based "project label" Coextinction Recordings has opened its doors for business by announcing an impressive upcoming release schedule. The innovative, online music label – set in motion with the goal to "promote an artist and fan friendly community while trying to create a home for unique ... read more

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Bands: Killwhitneydead Offer An Update

Posted Nov. 11, 2010, 3:51 a.m.

Bands: Killwhitneydead Offer An Update

Killwhitneydead. have recently offered the following update: “Well, since KWD did not tour this summer it’s been slow moving for us here in camp KWD, ... read more

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Labels: Batillus Sign On With Seventh Rule

Posted Nov. 10, 2010, 10:50 a.m.

Labels: Batillus Sign On With Seventh Rule

Official press release:Seventh Rule Recordings proudly welcomes Brooklyn doom quartet Batillus to its stormy roster.With songs that move from bristling blast beats to subterranean crawls, ... read more

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Tours: Buzzov-en announce Tour Dates

Posted Nov. 10, 2010, 10:48 a.m.

Tours: Buzzov-en announce Tour Dates

Buzzov-en have recently announced plans to make it to the West Coast for a week-long tour. Here's the latest: read more

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Tours: Swans Keep On The Road

Posted Nov. 10, 2010, 10:37 a.m.

Tours: Swans Keep On The Road

The Swans seem back and better than ever. After doing a US tour earlier this year and releasing the comeback album My Father Will Guide ... read more

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Bands: Gang Of Four To Tour

Posted Nov. 10, 2010, 10:31 a.m.

Along with confirming a few new releases on the horizon. Gang Of Four have also lined up a months' worth of shows. The project in the pipeline include their new LP coming out January 25th on Yeproc. This will be released on CD, LP and a deluxe edition. The deluxe ... read more

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Labels: Loyal To The Grave Join Forces With Eulogy Records

Posted Nov. 9, 2010, 1:05 p.m.

Labels: Loyal To The Grave Join Forces With Eulogy Records

Official press release:Eulogy Recordings has always recognized and appreciated the importance of the worldwide underground music scene. Today we are very excited to announce the ... read more

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Bands: Continuance Are Over

Posted Nov. 9, 2010, 1:02 p.m.

Bands: Continuance Are Over

Rise records signees Continuance recently announced that they are closing up shop. Here is their statement regarding the split: "The time has come to announce ... read more

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Records: Agnostic Front Begin Recording

Posted Nov. 9, 2010, 12:58 p.m.

Records: Agnostic Front Begin Recording

Official press release:The Godfathers of New York Hardcore, Agnostic Front, will enter Mana Recording Studios in Tampa, FL tomorrow to begin recording the highly anticipated ... read more

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Records: Kayo Dot Go Limited

Posted Nov. 9, 2010, 12:56 p.m.

Records: Kayo Dot Go Limited

Kayo Dot‘s new EP “Stained Glass” will receive a limited edition U.S. only release date through Hydra Head on November 26th as part of Record ... read more

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Records: Skeletonwitch Talk New Releases

Posted Nov. 9, 2010, 12:52 p.m.

Records: Skeletonwitch Talk New Releases

Official press release:Blackened thrash overloads Skeletonwitch have announced a limited-edition 7" trilogy via Prosthetic Records. The band recently re-recorded three tracks from their long out-of-print ... read more

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Records: Ulcerate Detail New Release

Posted Nov. 9, 2010, 12:49 p.m.

Records: Ulcerate Detail New Release

Official press release:Ulcerate have finished recording their new album titled The Destroyers of All. The Destroyers of All is the New Zealand based bands’ third ... read more

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War From A Harlots Mouth – MMX

Posted Nov. 8, 2010, 11:12 a.m.

War From A Harlots Mouth – MMX

War from a Harlots Mouth is definitely not new to the metal core or death core scene. They’ve been around a while, done tours, essentially ... read more

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Labels: Dukatalon Release LP With Relapse

Posted Nov. 5, 2010, 7:16 a.m.

Labels: Dukatalon Release LP With Relapse

Israel's Dukatalon will see the worldwide release of their debut full-length "Saved By Fear" this December via Relapse Records. "Saved By Fear," has previously only ... read more

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Records: Converge Start New Record

Posted Nov. 5, 2010, 7:15 a.m.

Records: Converge Start New Record

Converge has announced plans to begin writing their next album this week. As usual, most of the album will be written and ultimately recorded at ... read more

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Bands: Throbbing Gristle Lose Genesis

Posted Nov. 5, 2010, 6:51 a.m.

Bands: Throbbing Gristle Lose Genesis

A note on the band's website reports that group leader Genesis P-Orridge has quit Throbbing Gristle in dramatic fashion, sending emails to the other members ... read more

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Breaking News: West Memphis Three Get New Trial

Posted Nov. 5, 2010, 6:50 a.m.

Breaking News: West Memphis Three Get New Trial

The controversial West Memphis Three have been granted a new hearing by the state Supreme Court. The case, which dates back to 1993, involves Damien ... read more

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Records: Fuck The Facts Finish Record

Posted Nov. 5, 2010, 6:18 a.m.

Records: Fuck The Facts Finish Record

  Official press release:Fuck The Facts have been working on their new full-length and follow-up to their Disgorge, Mexico album and self-released Unnamed EP. The ... read more

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Bands: Neurosis Talk Shows

Posted Nov. 5, 2010, 6:15 a.m.

Bands: Neurosis Talk Shows

Official press release:Neurosis have confirmed more live actions for the weeks crossing over into the new year, in addition to the several other live appearances ... read more

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Tours: Eyehategod Set Up Tour

Posted Nov. 5, 2010, 6:13 a.m.

Tours: Eyehategod Set Up Tour

Eyehategod will hit the road with Phobia in late-November for a tour of the Southeast. Dates are as follows: read more

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Bands: Propagandhi Without Label

Posted Nov. 5, 2010, 6:09 a.m.

Bands: Propagandhi Without Label

Canadian rock/punk outfit Propagandhi is actively seeking a record label to release their next album. The band has issued the following:"Don't make us do it ... read more

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Records: Abysmal Dawn Talks New LP

Posted Nov. 5, 2010, 6:07 a.m.

Records: Abysmal Dawn Talks New LP

Official press release:Los Angeles, CA's Abysmal Dawn has announced the title of their forthcoming album as Leveling The Plane of Existence. Leveling The Plane of ... read more

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Bands: Misery Signals Talk Future

Posted Nov. 5, 2010, 6:03 a.m.

Bands: Misery Signals Talk Future

Misery Signals‘ current situation has been addressed in a new press release which sheds some light on their future plans following a series of departures ... read more

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Tours: Narrows Postpone Mini Tour

Posted Nov. 5, 2010, 6:01 a.m.

Tours: Narrows Postpone Mini Tour

Narrows have postponed their previously planned westcoast U.S. shows as a result of permit issues. Speaking on the matter, the band offered the following update: ... read more

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Records: Clutch Do Vinyl

Posted Nov. 5, 2010, 5:59 a.m.

Records: Clutch Do Vinyl

Following the recent news of Clutch‘s plans to release their expanded double disc reissue of “Blast Tyrant” in January of 2011 comes word that the ... read more

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MP3s: Stream The Ocean

Posted Nov. 5, 2010, 5:58 a.m.

MP3s: Stream The Ocean

The Ocean‘s entire new album “Anthropocentric” has been made available for streaming online via Metal Sucks. The effort will see a November 09th North American ... read more

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Bands: Periphery Talk Future Plans

Posted Nov. 5, 2010, 5:56 a.m.

Bands: Periphery Talk Future Plans

Periphery are planning on debuting a new song on their upcoming tour with Darkest Hour, Veil Of Maya and Revocation. In addition, the band are ... read more

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Labels: Kemado Inks True Widow

Posted Nov. 5, 2010, 5:55 a.m.

Labels: Kemado Inks True Widow

True Widow have inked a deal with Kemado Records and are gearing up to release their debut for the label in March. read more

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Tours: Rise And Fall Announce Euro Tour

Posted Nov. 5, 2010, 2:15 a.m.

Tours: Rise And Fall Announce Euro Tour

Rise And Fall will embark on a European/UK run shortly with Nails and Harm’s Way in tow. Dates for the trek can be found below: read more

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Bands: The Sword Announce Fill-In Drummer

Posted Nov. 5, 2010, 2:12 a.m.

Bands: The Sword Announce Fill-In Drummer

The Sword have tapped drummer Kevin Fender of Employer, Employee fame for their immediate touring plans. Fender takes over the position from Trivett Wingo, who ... read more

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Ashers – Kill Your Master

Posted Nov. 3, 2010, 7:10 a.m.

Ashers – Kill Your Master

Hardcore punk is a loaded genre. Very rarely can bands play this style a differentiate themselves from each other. It's not generally for lack of ... read more

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Terrible Things – Self Titled

Posted Nov. 3, 2010, 6:49 a.m.

Terrible Things – Self Titled

Terrible things are like an early 2000’s super group of sorts. As much as I hate relying on ex member notations for new records this ... read more

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Blacklist Royals – Semper Liberi

Posted Nov. 3, 2010, 6:47 a.m.

Blacklist Royals – Semper Liberi

Paper + Plastick seem to release new albums by fairly new bands at a pretty regular clip. Blacklist Royals are just the newest in that ... read more

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Records: Let Me Run Plans New LP

Posted Oct. 29, 2010, 5:28 p.m.

Let Me Run have posted a blog update as they work on their next album. They said this: "We finished out our tour with Rust Belt Lights about a month ago, and after relaxing for a little, and playing some fun shows (thank you Fake Problems, The Casting Out, and ... read more

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Records: H2o Doing Covers?

Posted Oct. 29, 2010, 5:27 p.m.

H2O have revealed that the band will be releasing a new covers album titled Don't Forget Your Roots. The album will feature the band's take on tracks from The Clash, Ramones, Descendents, Dag Nasty, Verbal Assault, Madball, Gorilla Biscuits, Suicidal Tendencies, Minor Threat, Rancid, Social Distortion, U2, Circle Jerks, The ... read more

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Labels: Settle For Less Sign With 6131

Posted Oct. 29, 2010, 5:25 p.m.

6131 Records has added New Jersey pop-punk band SETTLE FOR LESS to its roster. The group recently released a four song EP titled Greetings on Either/Or Records. Their debut full-length is planned for early 2011. read more

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MP3s: Suburban Home Release Free Live Mix

Posted Oct. 29, 2010, 5:23 p.m.

From The Inbox: Whether or not you made it out for Suburban Home Records' 15th Anniversary or not, you can now enjoy some of the greatest moments from the weekend thanks to our good buddy James Freeman. James runs a really great blog called That's The Thing About That where ... read more

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Bands: Death Before Dishonor Needs A Hand

Posted Oct. 29, 2010, 5:20 p.m.

Boston hardcore outfit Death Before Dishonor is currently in the market for a new bassist, as their current bass player will be leaving the band once a replacement is found. Here's the official word:"Our bass player Rob is leaving us to pursue other goals in life. He will be playing ... read more

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Records: Gojira At Work

Posted Oct. 29, 2010, 5:19 p.m.

  Gojira will enter a Los Angeles, CA studio next week to record an EP with producer (and ex-Machine Head guitarist) Logan Mader. According to the band, the EP is being done "to support the action of Sea Shepherd led by Paul Watson." Gojira adds, "We'll have very special guests ... read more

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Bands: Most Precious Blood Is Back?

Posted Oct. 29, 2010, 5:17 p.m.

According to the rumor mill, minor stars have aligned and inactive New York hardcore/punk outfit Most Precious Blood will be regrouping in mid to late-January for two shows. Said shows are expected to take place in Albany and New York City.Meanwhile, the band's latest release, "Do Not Resuscitate," will apparently ... read more

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Shows: Buried Inside Detail Final Show

Posted Oct. 29, 2010, 5:13 p.m.

Official press release:Ottawa, ON's Buried Inside, who announced earlier this year that they'll be taking an indefinite hiatus after 13 years as a band, has announced one last final performance. This last show will be November 13th at Babylon (317 Bank St.) in Ottawa, ON and include guests Kingdom Shore, ... read more

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Records: Reign Supreme To Record

Posted Oct. 29, 2010, 5:12 p.m.

Philadelphia, PA hardcore band Reign Supreme has announced plans to record a new EP. The group will enter the studio in spring of 2011 to track the effort, which is expected to surface via Deathwish Inc. next summer. read more

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Records: Exhumed Begins Recording

Posted Oct. 29, 2010, 5:11 p.m.

Official press release:Gore-metal originators Exhumed are currently in the studio recording their first full-length album since 2003's Anatomy Is Destiny. Exhumed guitarist/vocalist/founder Matt Harvey, bassist Leon DelMuerte and guitarist Wes Caley are currently at Arcane Digital Recording in Arizona working with engineer Ryan Butler (Misery Index) to record vocals, bass ... read more

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Records: Kylesa Talk About New Album

Posted Oct. 29, 2010, 5:02 p.m.

Members of Kylesa recently sat down with Altpress.com to do a track by track rundown of their newly released album “Spiral Shadow“. You can check that out at Alt Press. read more

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Bands: Mogwai DSeatil New LP and Touring Plans

Posted Oct. 29, 2010, 2:34 p.m.

Mogwai have set “Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will” as the title to their new album. The effort will see a February 14th release date overseas via Rock Action with a North American release set for February 15th through Sub Pop. The track listing for the outing runs as ... read more

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MP3s: Coliseum give away a song

Posted Oct. 29, 2010, 2:33 p.m.

Coliseum‘s cover of “Bullet” by The Misfits has been made available for download/streaming online over at Stereogum. The band tracked the cover back in October of 2009. read more

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MP3s: Irepress Let Loose New Song

Posted Oct. 29, 2010, 2:29 p.m.

Irepress‘ new track “Shaolin Knights” has been made available online for streaming and purchase over at Bandcamp. read more

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Records: Stream New Song From haarp

Posted Oct. 29, 2010, 2:27 p.m.

haarp have made their new track “All, Alone” available for streaming via their Myspace. The song will appear on the bands new album “The Filth“, which was produced by Phil Anselmo of Pantera, Down, etc. fame. “The Filth” will see a November 23rd release date through Anselmo‘s Housecore Records label. read more

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Records: The American Dollar Recording

Posted Oct. 26, 2010, 11:41 a.m.

Records: The American Dollar Recording

Striaght from their facebook: "Hey Everyone, been a while just wanted to update. We're going to re-ignite our sessions for album five this week. Getting ... read more

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Tours: Touche Amore Go Euro

Posted Oct. 26, 2010, 11:38 a.m.

Tours: Touche Amore Go Euro

Touche Amore will be touring Europe for the first time in November. Openers have yet to be announced read more

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Records: Motorhead Announce New LP

Posted Oct. 26, 2010, 11:31 a.m.

Records: Motorhead Announce New LP

The new Motorhead record is titled The World Is Yours and is due out December 13, 2010 . The album will again be produced by ... read more

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Bands: The Ocean Get Robbed

Posted Oct. 26, 2010, 11:28 a.m.

Official press release:On Wednesday, October 20, The Ocean, who are currently on tour supporting The Dillinger Escape Plan in Europe, were robbed on a highway near Madrid. Said the band in a statement: "Two guys in a black BMW pulled us over with fake police IDs. They asked for our ... read more

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Bands: Graves Of Valor Need A Member

Posted Oct. 26, 2010, 11:28 a.m.

Florence, South Carolina's Graves Of Valor (Relapse Records) is currently in search of a new bass player. Candidates must be at least 18 years old, possess equipment, and be willing to tour. Interested parties can contact the band here.The band's last bass player, David Hasselbring, recently quit the group for ... read more

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Bands: Tour Singer Recruited By Psycroptic

Posted Oct. 26, 2010, 11:27 a.m.

Official press release:Psycroptic will be joined by guest vocalist Zdenek Simecek (Godless Truth) on their upcoming US tour with Nile, Ex Deo, Keep Of Kalessin, and Pathology. Vocalist Jason Peppiatt will be unable to join the band on the tour due to the imminent arrival of his newborn son."A month ... read more

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Records: Necrophagist Member Goes Solo

Posted Oct. 26, 2010, 11:25 a.m.

Official press release:Radiance, the solo project of Sami Raatikainen (Necrophagist, ex-Codeon), has released its debut album, "The Burning Sun." The entire album is available for streaming and digital purchase at music.radiance.fi."The Burning Sun" is a concept album consisting of a single 49-minute song and features guest vocalists Mats Levén (Krux, ... read more

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MP3s: Stream New War From A Harlots Mouth LP

Posted Oct. 26, 2010, 11:23 a.m.

War From A Harlots Mouth are streaming their entire new album “MMX” online via their official website, Wfahm.com. The effort is scheduled to see a November 09th North American release date through Lifeforce. read more

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Records: Slayer To Release 7"

Posted Oct. 26, 2010, 11:23 a.m.

Slayer are preparing a red vinyl 7″ single for their track “World Painted Blood“. The outing, which will be available through Metal Club Stores on November 26th, will be limited to a pressing of 2500 and will feature the b-side “Atrocity Vendor“. read more

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Bands: The Swaord Announce New Single

Posted Oct. 26, 2010, 11:22 a.m.

Today, October 26th, saw the retail release of The Sword‘s new 12″ hexagonal picture disc single for their track “(The Night The Sky Cried) Tears Of Fire“. Limited to a pressing of 3000 copies, the effort features the b-side track “Farstar“. read more

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Make Do and Mend – End Measured Mile

Posted Oct. 25, 2010, 1:52 p.m.

Make Do and Mend – End Measured Mile

This has been one the more highly anticipated records within the punk and hardcore scene in this year. How does a band overcome scene hype ... read more

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Tours: Adai Announce Tour

Posted Oct. 25, 2010, 5:35 a.m.

Tours: Adai Announce Tour

Adai will kick off a two-week West Coast tour next week. Dates include: read more

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Bands: Relapse To Release Tombs Collection

Posted Oct. 25, 2010, 5:33 a.m.

Bands: Relapse To Release Tombs Collection

  Official press release:Tombs will release a fourteen-track collection of early material, tracks from their split with Planks, and previously unreleased demos this November via ... read more

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Labels: Defiled Resign With Season Of Mist

Posted Oct. 25, 2010, 5:31 a.m.

Official press release:Seven years after their last collaboration, Season of Mist and Defiled are joining forces again! The label is pleased to welcome back the Japanese death metallers in the fold. Irashaimasu!"Our long awaited new album, 'In Crisis' is finally at hand", band leader Yusuke Sumita comments. "Since our previous ... read more

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Bands: Unearth Lose Drummer

Posted Oct. 25, 2010, 5:28 a.m.

Unearth have parted ways with drummer Derek Kerswill as a result of creative differences. The following statement was issued on the matter: “After three plus years of touring the world together and playing on our latest album “The March“, we have parted ways with drummer Derek Kerswill. The most notable ... read more

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Records: Belphegor Finish New LP

Posted Oct. 22, 2010, 11:31 a.m.

Records: Belphegor Finish New LP

Official press release:Austria's Belphegor recently wrapped up work on their new blackened death metal masterpiece! "Blood Magick Necromance" was produced by the legendary Peter Tägtgren ... read more

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Records: Irepress To Release Single

Posted Oct. 22, 2010, 11:29 a.m.

Records: Irepress To Release Single

Irepress have announced that they will be releasing their new single for their track “Shaolin Knights” this coming Wednesday, October 27th. read more

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MP3s: Stream New Kill The Client

Posted Oct. 22, 2010, 11:27 a.m.

MP3s: Stream New Kill The Client

Kill The Client’s new album “Set For Extinction” is now available for streaming through the bands official Myspace. The effort is scheduled for an October ... read more

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Labels: 6131 Signs Hardside

Posted Oct. 22, 2010, 11:25 a.m.

Labels: 6131 Signs Hardside

San Antonio, Texas' Hardside have joined 6131 Records. The band features members of Bitter End and will be releasing a new 7-inch titled Crucified through ... read more

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Let Me Run – Broken Strings EP

Posted Oct. 21, 2010, 7:49 p.m.

Let Me Run – Broken Strings EP

Let Me Run managed to get alot of recognition in 2009 very quickly. This maybe be because of their jersey roots and owing much in ... read more

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A Wilhelm Scream – Self Titled

Posted Oct. 21, 2010, 7:41 a.m.

A Wilhelm Scream – Self Titled

A Wilhelm Scream are back. After a period of absence the mighty punks from the northeast are back. The band seemed to dissapear for a ... read more

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Shows: A Time To Remember Fest Canceled

Posted Oct. 21, 2010, 5:04 a.m.

The second installment of A Time We'll Remember Fest, scheduled to take place on November 5th and 6th in Washington, DC, has been cancelled. Yesterday, those designated as fest attendees via Facebook received the following: "This is canceled due to circumstance beyond our control. Sorry to everyone who brought tickets ... read more

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Records: Modest Mouse Reissue Records

Posted Oct. 21, 2010, 4:07 a.m.

On November 9, Pacific Northwest indie stars Modest Mouse will reissue two old EPs via frontman Isaac Brock's Glacial Pace label. The Fruit That Ate Itself, released in 1997, and Sad Sappy Sucker, recorded in 1994 but released in 2001, both originally came out on K Records. They reissues will be ... read more

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Autopsy – The Tomb Within EP

Posted Oct. 20, 2010, 3:37 p.m.

Autopsy – The Tomb Within EP

Autopsy are a band of legacy as one of the original death metal bands. Sure they had left for awhile to do other bands and ... read more

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A Loss For Words – Motown Classics

Posted Oct. 20, 2010, 2:42 p.m.

A Loss For Words – Motown Classics

A Loss For Words are an above average pop punk band. That is a rather general statement but, noting that i have listened to their ... read more

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Rumors: Ari Up Dead?

Posted Oct. 20, 2010, 1:46 p.m.

Rumors: Ari Up Dead?

Arianna Foster, aka Ari Up, frontwoman for pioneering English punk band the Slits, has passed away, according to the website of John Lydon, aka Johnny ... read more

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Records: Toxic Holocaust Recording

Posted Oct. 20, 2010, 1:44 p.m.

Records: Toxic Holocaust Recording

  Portland, Oregon thrash band Toxic Holocaust has been demoing new material for their next album as-of-late. Frontman Joel Grind has been recording demo tracks ... read more

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Labels: Reaper Records Sign Take Offense

Posted Oct. 20, 2010, 1:41 p.m.

Labels: Reaper Records Sign Take Offense

  Reaper Records has announced plans to release the debut LP from California hardcore outfit Take Offense. Titled "Tables Will Turn," the effort is will ... read more

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Tours: A Loss For Words Announce Tour

Posted Oct. 20, 2010, 1:39 p.m.

Tours: A Loss For Words Announce Tour

A Loss For Words, Such Gold, and Lions Lions will hit the road together next month on the East Coast. Here's the latest: read more

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Bands: Jesu Plot New LP

Posted Oct. 20, 2010, 1:36 p.m.

Bands: Jesu Plot New LP

Jesu are planning to record a new album throughout the winter with hopes to release it in May 2011. The plans were revealed in a ... read more

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Records: Foetus Release New LP

Posted Oct. 20, 2010, 9:09 a.m.

Records: Foetus Release New LP

Industrial pioneer and experimental music mainstay JG Thirlwell, aka Foetus, has a new album, Hide, out now on his own Ectopic Ents label.  Thirlwell calls ... read more

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Bands: Bad Religion Celebrate With Vinyl

Posted Oct. 20, 2010, 9 a.m.

As Bad Religion continues to celebrate their 30th anniversary, Epitaph Records has unveiled a new deluxe box set featuring each and every Bad Religion album (including major label releases) on limited red vinyl. Contents include How Could Hell Be Any Worse?, Into the Unknown, Suffer, No Control, Against the Grain, ... read more

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Records: Tiger's Jaw Detail New LP

Posted Oct. 20, 2010, 8:58 a.m.

Records: Tiger's Jaw Detail New LP

Scranton, PA's Tigers Jaw have detailed their upcoming full-length. The record is titled Two Worlds and it's due out November 23, 2010 via Run For ... read more

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Bands: Lemuria Get Robbed

Posted Oct. 20, 2010, 8:56 a.m.

Lemuria's van was robbed and destroyed over the weekend, here's what the band had to say: "Our van was robbed and destroyed this weekend, luckily all of our equipment wasn't inside it. We left it at a Pep Boys (cause we had a gift certificate there), they fixed it and ... read more

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Tours: Soul Control Announce Mini Tour

Posted Oct. 20, 2010, 8:55 a.m.

Soul Control have announced a "mini" tour beginning at the end of the month Dates after the jump. read more

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General News: Roger Miret Comments On DC9 Situation

Posted Oct. 20, 2010, 8:46 a.m.

Washington, D.C. TV station/website TBD spoke with Agnostic Front singer Roger Miret regarding the death that occurred shortly after the band's October 14th show at DC9 in Washington.Miret said, "The vibe outside the club, I didn't like it. I told the guys, 'Let's get out of here.'" According to TBD, ... read more

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Labels: Bullet Tooth And Static Age Reach Agreement

Posted Oct. 20, 2010, 8:45 a.m.

Official press release:Furthering its mandate to develop and nurture up and coming artists, Bullet Tooth has entered into an agreement with Static Age Records to distribute the label's releases. The announcement was made today by Josh Grabelle, President of Bullet Tooth, and Jonathan King and Shane Matthew Stiles, owners of ... read more

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Bands: Intronaut Talk Inspiration

Posted Oct. 20, 2010, 8:43 a.m.

Intronaut have posted a new blog entry that provides insight into the themes and inspiration for each of the songs featured on their latest effort, “Valley Of Smoke“. You can check that out over at Blogronaut. read more

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Records: Danzig To Release Vinyl

Posted Oct. 20, 2010, 8:42 a.m.

Danzig’s latest album “Deth Red Sabaoth” will be released on vinyl through Evilive/The End on November 09th. The effort will be available in two different colors, with a red pressing limited to 1000 copies and a black vinyl pressing limited to 2000 copies. read more

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Bands: Casey Jones Comment On LP

Posted Oct. 20, 2010, 8:40 a.m.

Official press release:Straight edge punk-hardcore band Casey Jones (featuring Josh James of Evergreen Terrace) are set to self-release their final album, "I Hope We're Not the Last," on January 11, 2011. The album will be available through iTunes, all major online music sites, select mom-and-pop stores and at all live ... read more

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Bands: Frank Turner Talks New EP

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, 12:18 p.m.

Bands: Frank Turner Talks New EP

Frank Turner has announced plans to release a new EP titled Rock & Roll. Due out December 6, 2010 via Xtra Mile Recordings. I, for ... read more

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Shows: The Ergs! Reunite

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, 12:14 p.m.

For one night only The Ergs! and Hunchback will reunite to kick medical bills in the arse. Jackie Nixon (J Nixon's mom) is battling cancer. We want her and her family to use their energy to fight this disease, not worry about bills. Help us help them and come support ... read more

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Bands: Drag The River Release Free Songs

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, 12:13 p.m.

Drag The River have recently released a free album under the title 2010 Demons. The album compiles 10 of 24 songs the band tracked this past summer that'll eventually be re-recorded for a new studio album in 2011. It's available as a donation-based download at their Bandcamp page. German label ... read more

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Labels: Earache Records signs Woods of Ypres

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, 12:07 p.m.

Labels:  Earache Records signs Woods of Ypres

Official press release:Earache Records is proud to announce the worldwide signing of the Canadian cult metal act, Woods of Ypres. Formed in 2002, Woods of ... read more

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Shows: Ensign To Play A Show?

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, 12:05 p.m.

Shows: Ensign To Play A Show?

Official press release:For the first time in roughly 14 years, the original line-up of New Jersey hardcore band Ensign will be performing together for a ... read more

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Bands: Gorgoroth Talks New Releases

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, 12:03 p.m.

Official press release:Norwegian black metallers Gorgoroth recently returned from Tomas Asklund's Monolith Studio, putting the finishing touches on a project that's been a secret until now: A complete re-recording of the band's third album "Under The Sign Of Hell." It has long been guitarist Infernus' wish to do such a ... read more

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Bands: Misery Signals Lose Another Member

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, 12:02 p.m.

Consider it official now though, as Kyle Johnson has acknowledged his exit, stating, "Yes, I have quit Misery Signals. No, they are not broken up."Johnson was a founding member of Misery Signals, who formed following the dissolution of 7 Angels 7 Plagues, for whom Johnson played bass. read more

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Labels: Last Chance To Reason Signs With Prosthetic

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, noon

Official press release:Prosthetic Records is happy to announce the signing of the Augusta, Maine based, experimental prog-metal sextet, Last Chance To Reason. The band will be releasing their second full-length, "Level 2," in early-2011 and will be playing the MetalSucks/Metal Injection/1000 Knives' joint showcase, at CMJ, this Wednesday night, at ... read more

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Bands: Dark Castle Talk Vinyl

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, 11:58 a.m.

Official press release:At A Loss Recordings is ready to announce two vinyl releases for the fall from Floridian doom duo Dark Castle.First up, the vinyl edition of Dark Castle's critically acclaimed 2009 full-length Spirited Migration, which the band has been touring on almost constantly for the past two years. This ... read more

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Labels: The Swan King Sign To Seventh Rule

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, 11:56 a.m.

Official press release:Seventh Rule Recordings proudly welcomes The Swan King to its eccentric family.The Swan King formed in 2009 by guitarist/vocalist Dallas Thomas (ex-Asschapel), bassist Jamie Drier (ex-Planes Mistaken For Stars) and Chicago native Zafar Musharraf on drums. When the band began, the trio started writing songs in the Robert ... read more

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Bands: Ex-Madball Drummer Tells His Story

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, 11:55 a.m.

As you likely recall, Madball frontman Freddy Cricien issued a statement last month announcing that the band had fired drummer Jay Weinberg. Fast forward a month, and Weinberg has now come forward with his own version of events: read more

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Bands: The Haunted Recording

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, 11:54 a.m.

Swedish metal outfit The Haunted will enter the studio tomorrow to begin work on their seventh full-length album. Recording will take place at Antfarm Studio in Aarhus, Denmark with producer/engineer Tue Madsen (Aborted, Suicide Silence) once again at the helm. A spring 2011 release via Century Media Records is expected. read more

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Bands: Pathology Lose More Members

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, 11:53 a.m.

Pathology has announced the announced the departure of guitar player Tim Tiszczenko, who left the group unexpectedly, forcing the group to miss the last two weeks of their tour with Immolation and Vader. Drummer Dave Astor has issued the following: read more

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Bands: Julie Christmas' New Video

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, 11:35 a.m.

Bands: Julie Christmas' New Video

Julie Christmas‘ video for her track “Bow” has debuted online via Stereogum. The song is taken from her new album “The Bad Wife” which is ... read more

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MP3s: New Triptykon Streaming

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, 11:33 a.m.

MP3s: New Triptykon Streaming

Triptykon have begun streaming their forthcoming new EP “Shatter” online over at Metalsucks.net. The effort will see an October 25th release date through Century Media. read more

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Bands: Periphery Get Jacked

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, 11:28 a.m.

Bands: Periphery Get Jacked

Periphery recently had their trailer broken into resulting in the theft of 3 of the bands guitars. The group posted the following message regarding the ... read more

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Bands: All Pigs Must Die Continue Recording

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, 11:26 a.m.

Bands: All Pigs Must Die Continue Recording

All Pigs Must Die’s (Converge, The Hope Conspiracy, Bloodhorse) recent writing sessions look to have been fruitful with the band having begun tracking demos for ... read more

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MP3s: Stream New Album From Withered

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, 11:24 a.m.

MP3s: Stream New Album From Withered

Withered have begun streaming their new album “Dualitas” online via Stereogum. The effort will make its way to stores on October 26th through Prosthetic. read more

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Bands: Graveyard Prepare New Releases

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, 11:21 a.m.

Bands: Graveyard Prepare New Releases

Graveyard are readying the release of a new single called “Hisingen Blues” for release in the coming months. The song will also appear on the ... read more

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Bands: Genghis Tron Talk Hiatus

Posted Oct. 15, 2010, 2:49 p.m.

Genghis Tron look to have gone on hiatus for the time being. Speaking on the situation the band offered the following collective statement: “Hey everybody, Things have been pretty quiet for Genghis Tron recently, which has led some folks to ask us if we’re breaking up. Well, we definitely aren’t ... read more

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Records: Wire Talk New LP

Posted Oct. 15, 2010, 2:48 p.m.

On January 10, they'll release a new LP named Red Barked Tree, on their own Pink Flag label.   The trio of Colin Newman, Graham Lewis, and Robert Grey recorded the album with no guests at all. The tracklist is below. And up above, you'll find the cover art and ... read more

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General News: Man killed after Agnostic Front show in DC

Posted Oct. 15, 2010, 2:46 p.m.

A 27 year-old man was killed early this morning following an incident at the DC9 Nightclub in Washington D.C., just hours after an Agnostic Front and Mother of Mercy show had taken place there. The victim, Ali Ahmed Mohammed, of Silver Spring, MD, was reportedly denied entry into the nightclub ... read more

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Records: I The Breather completes Sumerian debut

Posted Oct. 15, 2010, 2:46 p.m.

Official press release: Easily one of the most enthusiastic, hard working and promising new bands to come onto the scene as of late is the Christian metalcore quintet, I The Breather, who just put the finishing touches on their much anticipated debut full-length album. The new offering, These Are My ... read more

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General News: CBGB For Sale?

Posted Oct. 15, 2010, 2:44 p.m.

CBC News is reporting that CBGB, the name of the famous and now-defunct New York venue which fostered the early punk rock community, is up for sale. Lawyers for the estate of late CBGB founder Hillel Kristal are looking for buyers. read more

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Shows: Naurosis Schedule Shows

Posted Oct. 14, 2010, 11:35 a.m.

Neurosis have scheduled a few shows for the not too distant future. Here’s where they will be playing 12/30 Seattle, WA – Neumo’s (feat. Wolves In The Throne Room, Black Breath) 12/31 Seattle, WA – Neumo’s (feat. Ludicra, YOB, Brothers Of The Sonic Cloth) 01/15 San Francisco, CA – The ... read more

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Tours: Kayo Dot Tour

Posted Oct. 14, 2010, 11:34 a.m.

Kayo Dot has lined up a handful of November shows in the Northeast. Dates include: 11/6 Boston, MA @ The Middle East Upstairs 11/7 Purchase, NY @ SUNY Purchase Student 11/8 Montreal, QC @ Casa Del Popolo 11/10 Toronto, ON @ Sneaky Dee's 11/12 Baltimore, MD @ Orion Studios w/ ... read more

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Shows: Details Released For Stillborn Fest

Posted Oct. 14, 2010, 11:34 a.m.

Hatebreed will once again be headlining their annual “Stillborn Fest” later this year. Bands playing this year include: Hatebreed Four Year Strong H20 This Is Hell A Life Once Lost Thy Will Be Done Trapped Under Ice Hate Your Guts The World We Knew Strength For A Reason Meanwhile, dates ... read more

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Labels: dredg Sign With Superball Music

Posted Oct. 14, 2010, 11:33 a.m.

dredg look to have signed with Superball Music for the relaese of their as-yet untitled new album. A recent press release has revealed that the band have finished work on the effort with producer Dan The Automator and are aiming for a spring 2011 release date. read more

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Records: Cave In Plan New LP

Posted Oct. 14, 2010, 11:32 a.m.

Cave In are currently planning to finish up work on their new album “White Silence” next month with tentative plans to release it through Hydra Head in spring. Further details are expected in the coming months. read more

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Labels: Good Fight Music signs While She Sleeps

Posted Oct. 14, 2010, 11:31 a.m.

  Official press release: Sheffield, England's While She Sleeps is pleased to announce their recent signing with Good Fight Music, home to popular groups such as Madball and The Chariot. The band has a new album set for a digital only release on November 23rd, 2010, entitled The North Stands ... read more

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Zu – Carboniferous

Posted Oct. 14, 2010, 11:17 a.m.

Zu – Carboniferous

Zu are a strange band. They are the type of band that could almost only fit on Ipecac because they love the abnormal. They are ... read more

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Afgrund – Vid Helvetets Grindar

Posted Oct. 14, 2010, 11:14 a.m.

Afgrund – Vid Helvetets Grindar

Grindcore is tough genre to single most bands out of. There are standouts like Napalm Death and heirs to the throne like Misery Index (I ... read more

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Cococoma – Things Are Not Alright

Posted Oct. 14, 2010, 11:12 a.m.

Cococoma – Things Are Not Alright

Goner records has a certain sound to everything on their label. Part Ramones, part garage band record it lo-fi and or subtract piano and organs ... read more

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MP3s: Stream New Jesu

Posted Oct. 13, 2010, 12:35 p.m.

A song by the name of “Annul” from Jesu’s forthcoming “Heart Ache & Dethroned” release has been made available online via Stereogum. The set repackages Jesu’s debut EP “Heart Ache” with an additional EP by the name of “Dethroned” which features unreleased material from 2003. It will arrive in stores ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Circle Of Animals and Titan

Posted Oct. 13, 2010, 12:34 p.m.

Relapse Records have begun streaming a few of their new releases online. You can check out Circle Of Animals‘ newest effort “Destroy The Light” online at www.circleofanimals.info. Meanwhile, Titan’s latest offering, “Sweet Dreams“, can be heard over at Stereogum. Both albums arrived in stores yesterday, October 12th. read more

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Records: Darkthrone Get The Reissue Treatment

Posted Oct. 13, 2010, 12:33 p.m.

Official press release: Britain's independent heavy metal powerhouse, Peaceville Records, will begin releasing new editions of classic Darkthrone albums later this month from the recently acquired Moonfog Productions catalogue titles. The first re-issue, Panzerfaust, - Darkthrone's fifth album overall - will be released as a double-disc set and individually numbered ... read more

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Records: Inevitable End Done Recording

Posted Oct. 13, 2010, 12:32 p.m.

Official press release: Sweden's Inevitable End has completed work on their second full-length album titled The Oculus. Inevitable End recorded The Oculus at HoBoRec Studio in Huskvarna, Sweden with producer Ulf Blomberg. Advance song titles from the album include "Tell Us, Parasites", "Dogmaties Paralies", "While Surpassing Ether", "Chamber of Apathy", ... read more

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Records: Inevitable End Done Recording

Posted Oct. 13, 2010, 12:32 p.m.

Official press release: Sweden's Inevitable End has completed work on their second full-length album titled The Oculus. Inevitable End recorded The Oculus at HoBoRec Studio in Huskvarna, Sweden with producer Ulf Blomberg. Advance song titles from the album include "Tell Us, Parasites", "Dogmaties Paralies", "While Surpassing Ether", "Chamber of Apathy", ... read more

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Records: New No Bragging Rights LP Announced

Posted Oct. 13, 2010, 12:31 p.m.

  Official press release: Blkheart Group are proud to announce the upcoming release of Riverside, CA melodic hardcore band No Bragging Rights new album "Illuminator" on January 11, 2011. The album will be available physically through Hot Topic Stores and digitally through Blkheart's distribution partnership with Sony RED/Good Fight. The ... read more

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Bands: The Sword Have Problems

Posted Oct. 11, 2010, 12:47 p.m.

The Sword have officially postponed their U.S. and European touring plans following the amicable departure of drummer Trivett Wingo from the group. Speaking on his decision to leave, Wingo offered the following statement: “It is with deep sadness that I am announcing my departure from The Sword. After nearly seven ... read more

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Labels: Victory Records Signs Blackguard

Posted Oct. 11, 2010, 12:46 p.m.

Blackguard have inked a deal with Victory Records. The band tracked a new album earlier this year and are expecting to release it through the label on February 15th. For now, Victory Records issued the following statement on their signing: “VICTORY RECORDS is proud to announce the signing of Montreal’s ... read more

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Records: Cave In Detail New EP

Posted Oct. 11, 2010, 12:45 p.m.

Details have been unveiled for Cave In’s forthcoming rarities collection “Anomalies Vol. 1“. Here’s how the effort, which will see a vinyl release through Hydra Head on December 14th, will run: 01 – “Mr. Co-Dexterity” 02 – “Inflatable Dream” 03 – “I Luv I Jah” (Bad Brains cover) 04 – ... read more

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MP3s: Intronaut Streaming

Posted Oct. 11, 2010, 12:44 p.m.

Intronaut’s soon to be released new album “Valley Of Smoke” can currently be streamed online in its entirety over at Metal Sucks. The album will officially arrive in stores tomorrow, October 12th, through Century Media. read more

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Tours: East Of The Wall Tour

Posted Oct. 11, 2010, 12:43 p.m.

East Of The Wall have booked some Northeastern U.S. shows for the next few months. Here’s where you can catch them: read more

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Labels: Metal Blade partners with Cyclone Empire

Posted Oct. 11, 2010, 12:42 p.m.

Official press release: Metal Blade Records is proud to announce a new partnership with underground German label, Cyclone Empire Records. Metal Blade will have the pleasure of bringing some of the most intense and cutting edge metal in Europe to North American shores. Cyclone Empire has been leading the underground ... read more

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Tours: Priestess Announce Tour

Posted Oct. 11, 2010, 12:41 p.m.

Priestess has announced a fall headlining tour in support of their latest release. The dates will feature support from Brooklyn trio Naam. The current schedule is as follows: read more

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Records: Set Your Goals Begin Recording

Posted Oct. 11, 2010, 12:40 p.m.

California rock/punk/hardcore outfit Set Your Goals is currently in the studio tracking their next album. Recording is taking place with Brian McTernan (Strike Anywhere, Darkest Hour) at his Salad Days Studio in Baltimore, Maryland. A spring 2011 release via Epitaph Records is expected. read more

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Bands: Early Man Part Ways With Bassist And Drummer

Posted Oct. 10, 2010, 1:40 a.m.

Early Man vocalist/guitarist Mike Conte has issued a lengthy statement outlining the bands recent personnel changes which saw both their drummer and bassist exit the group. Here’s what he had to say: “Hello shredders! I hope you’re all well. I’m writing to you from a classy Holiday Inn in the ... read more

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Records: All Pigs Must Die Release Debut EP On iTunes

Posted Oct. 10, 2010, 1:39 a.m.

All Pigs Must Die (Converge, The Hope Conspiracy and Bloodhorse) have made their debut EP available for purchase digitally through iTunes. read more

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Bands: Wild Flag (ex-Sleater-Kinney) talk new band

Posted Oct. 10, 2010, 1:37 a.m.

Wild Flag, which features two members of acclaimed punk rock outfit Sleater-Kinney, recently spoke to Pitchfork about what to expect from the band: But the songs are shorter and poppier than all of our songs have been in the past. With four people, there's an amount of doing what's best ... read more

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Tours: Lucero and Drag The River to tour

Posted Oct. 10, 2010, 1:36 a.m.

Lucero and Drag the River will head out together on a West Coast tour beginning November 26th. Lucero continues to support 2009's 1372 Overton Park and Drag The River is supporting Bad at Breaking Up. read more

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Records: Topshelf to reissue Grown Ups' 'More Songs' in US

Posted Oct. 10, 2010, 1:32 a.m.

Topshelf Records have announced plans to pick up Grown Ups and give their recent full-length More Songs a proper North American release. You can check out a pre-order here. The band remains signed to Big Scary Monsters in the UK. read more

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Labels: Earache Records signs The Browning

Posted Oct. 10, 2010, 1:31 a.m.

Official press release: Earache Records is proud to announce the signing of an eclectic, unique and extraordinarily talented band from Texas known as The Browning. In what could be described as nothing short of 'adventurous,' The Browning's music takes influences from all across the metal spectrum and heavily fuses them ... read more

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General News: Steve Albini talks to GQ

Posted Oct. 7, 2010, 3:15 p.m.

GQ recently interviewed noted producer and Shellac / Big Black guitarist Steve Albini about myriad of topics, including the problems with the mainstream music industry both now and twenty years ago, the re-emergence of vinyl as a viable format and Albini's repulsions of fashion and most media in general. When ... read more

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Tours: Oak and Bone tour dates

Posted Oct. 7, 2010, 3:14 p.m.

Oak and Bone will soon embark upon an East Coast tour. Dates include: read more

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Records: Mountains Among US prepares new EP

Posted Oct. 7, 2010, 3:14 p.m.

Mountains Among Us is currently writing material for a new EP titled "Long Live..." The EP will be recorded at The Lodge Studios in early-2011 and an April 2011 release is expected. Bassist Allen Knight comments: "We are very excited to get back writing and recording after a long break. ... read more

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Labels: Diminished Fifth Recs signs Death Valley Driver

Posted Oct. 7, 2010, 3:13 p.m.

Official press release: Charlottetown, Canada based metal band Death Valley Driver have just announced that they've signed to East Coast record label Diminished Fifth Records for their upcoming album Choke the River. "We are pleased to welcome Death Valley Driver into the D5R family," commented the label owner Josh Hogan, ... read more

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Tours: Mother Of Mercy, Fire and Ice tour dates

Posted Oct. 7, 2010, 3:12 p.m.

Mother Of Mercy and Fire and Ice will be touring together in November. Dates include: read more

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Labels: Sea Of Treachery signs with Blkheart Group

Posted Oct. 7, 2010, 3:12 p.m.

Official press release: Blkheart Group are proud to announce the signing of San Diego, CA metal band Sea Of Treachery for the release of their new album "Wonderland." The album will be available physically through Hot Topic stores and digitally through Blkheart's new distribution partnership with Sony RED/Good Fight in ... read more

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Records: Will Haven To Begin Recording

Posted Oct. 7, 2010, 3:11 p.m.

Will Haven will enter the studio shortly to begin recording their new album. The band themselves will be handling the production alongside engineer Matt Pedri. Speaking on the impending sessions, the band offered the following update: “well the time has come, were loading into the studio next Tues here in ... read more

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Tours: Madball Confirm East Coast Headlining Run

Posted Oct. 7, 2010, 3:10 p.m.

Madball have announced an east coast headlining run with Bitter End and Lionheart in tow. The group will mount the tour in support of their new album “Empire“, which will arrive in stores on October 12th through Good Fight Music. Dates for the aforementioned trek can be found below: read more

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Labels: No Sleep Signs Stay Ahead Of The Weather

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 11:26 a.m.

Inbox: "Sometimes it seems like our lives can be stretched thin by our careers, by our hobbies, by any number of distractions... but this is something that the four of us will always be able make time for." Stay Ahead Of The Weather is almost a year old. They're four ... read more

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Records: Bayside Detail New LP

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 11:25 a.m.

Bayside have released the tracklisting to their upcoming album, Killing Time. Tracklisting 1. Already Gone 2. Sick, Sick, Sick 3. Mona Lisa 4. It's Not A Bad Little War 5. Sinking and Swimming on Long Island 6. Seeing Sound 7. The Wrong Way 8. On Love, On Life 9. The ... read more

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Records: El-P recording

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 11:24 a.m.

El-P recently posted a video on Facebook of Matt Sweeney (ex-Zwan) laying down guitar for the follow-up to I'll Sleep When You're Dead. Check it out here. read more

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MP3s: New Casting Curses Stream

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 11:23 a.m.

Casting Curses's new Cold All Over Again EP is streaming here. read more

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Records: Atlantic/Pacific Pre-order

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 11:23 a.m.

New No Sleep Records signing Atlantic/Pacific have begun preorders for Meet Your New Love, it can be pre-ordered on both CD and vinyl here. read more

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Labels: Pure Noise Signs Handguns

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 11:19 a.m.

Inbox: Pure Noise is incredibilty excited to annouce the signing of Harrisburg PA’s Handguns. The band self released an amazing ep last year titled “Anywhere But Home” and if you haven’t already heard it we encourge you to buy it, steal it, rip it, stab a kid for it, do ... read more

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Labels: Lifeforce Records signs Winterus

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 11:01 a.m.

Michigan progressive/black metal band Winterus has signed a multi-album deal with Lifeforce Records. Originally formed last year under the name The Ancient, the group self-released a five-song EP in May. Winterus will enter the studio on December 1st to begin work on their full-length debut, titled "In Carbon Mysticism." Production ... read more

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Tours: Clinging To The Trees Of A Forest Fire tour

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 11 a.m.

Clinging To The Trees Of A Forest Fire will tour briefly this fall, primarily in the East. Here's the latest schedule: read more

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Tours: Bitter End tour dates

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 11 a.m.

Bitter End has announced a handful of December tour dates, including a week on the East Coast with Madball. Dates are as follows: read more

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Bands: Mutiny Within cancels another tour

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 10:59 a.m.

Two weeks after dropping off a North American tour with Nevermore, Mutiny Within has cancelled their scheduled four-week North American tour with Epica, Scar Symmetry, and Blackguard. Here's the official word: "After weeks of discussions, we've decided to cancel our current touring plans in order to focus all of our ... read more

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Records: Abysmal Dawn completes new album

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 10:58 a.m.

Official press release: Los Angeles, CA's Abysmal Dawn recently wrapped up the recording and mixing process to their new album and follow-up to 2008's Programmed to Consume. "We've been working on and off in the studio on this album since May and now we're finally done," commented Abysmal Dawn guitarist/vocalist ... read more

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Tours: Disembodied mini-tour

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 10:57 a.m.

Disembodied will play several shows in the Northeast later this month: 10/19 New Brunswick, NJ @ The Court Tavern w/ Monument To Thieves, Torchbearer 10/20 New York, NY @ The Mercury Lounge w/ Strife, Iron Age, more 10/21 Philadelphia, PA @ The Barbary w/ Monument To Thieves, Lifeless 10/22 Long ... read more

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Bands: Former Members Of The Minor Times Playing In Ladder Devils

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 10:57 a.m.

Former members of The Minor Times Tim (guitar) and Matt Leo (bass) have resurfaced in a group called Ladder Devils. You can currently download their new five song EP for free over at their official website, Ladderdevils.com. In other news, they offered the following on the possibility of a final ... read more

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MP3s: Times Of Grace To Release Digital Single This Month

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 10:56 a.m.

Times Of Grace (Killswitch Engage, The Empire Shall Fall) will release a digital single for their track “Strength In Numbers” on October 19th. An audio snippet of the track, along with the cover art for the single, can be found over at Amazon. As previously reported, “Strength In Numbers” is ... read more

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MP3s: Arson Anthem Streaming New Album

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 10:56 a.m.

Arson Anthem (Down, Eyehategod, etc.) have begun streaming their entire new album “Insecurity Notoriety” online via their Myspace. The album itself is scheduled for an October 12th release date through Housecore Records. read more

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Bands: The Dillinger Escape Plan Planning ‘Massive’ North American Tour

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 10:55 a.m.

The Dillinger Escape Plan frontman Greg Puciato recently took to the bands Facebook to offer some insight into their upcoming touring plans. Here’s what he had to say on the matter: “…We’re plotting massive N. American shit for early 2011, & we’re tossin’ around plans for S. America, Mexico, and ... read more

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MP3s: Born Of Osiris Scrap Digital Single Plans

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 10:55 a.m.

Born Of Osiris have scrapped their plans to release a digital single for their track “Follow The Signs. Instead the group will focus on the ongoing recording of their new album which is expected out early next year through Sumerian. read more

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Records: Alexisonfire Release Details For EP

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 10:54 a.m.

Alexisonfire have confirmed the release details of their new EP “Dog’s Blood“. The effort will be released on vinyl with three different color options depending on where it’s purchased and will also be released digitally. It will see a North American release date on November 02nd through Vagrant while Dine ... read more

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Records: Cro-Mags plan album

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 10:53 a.m.

The current lineup of New York hardcore pioneers Cro-Mags are aiming to release a new album. The band, which includes vocalist John Joseph, guitarist AJ Novella (Leeway), bassist Craig "Ahead" Setari (Sick Of It All), & drummer Mackie Jayson (Bad Brains, Madball, Hazen Street), are aiming for 2011 with Joseph ... read more

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Records: Me First and the Gimme Gimmes recording

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 10:53 a.m.

According to band member Fat Mike, Me First and The Gimme Gimmes recently hit the studio to record, at the very least, a cover of an unnamed INXS song. No word yet on the breadth of said recordings, but we'll keep you posted as more details emerge. read more

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Shows: Matt Pryor would like to play your living room

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 10:51 a.m.

In a move that can only be described as Mike Park-esque, The Get Up Kids frontman Matt Pryor has apparently begun gauging interest in performing gigs inside the living rooms of strangers. There's no word on the scope of this or if it'll even end up happening, but if you're ... read more

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Volcano Choir – Unmap

Posted Oct. 6, 2010, 7:17 a.m.

Volcano Choir – Unmap

In the last two years Justin Vernon became a household name of sorts. Firstly it was under the pseudonym Bon Iver. Secondly it was indie ... read more

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Bands: Boy Sets Fire to reunite

Posted Oct. 5, 2010, 8:17 a.m.

Just days after announcing an indefinite hiatus for The Casting Out, Boy Sets Fire, which shares vocalist Nathan Gray, will be reuniting. The band said this: We were never a normal band. We never did the right things. We never looked cool. We did everything exactly the way we wanted. ... read more

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Records: First Blood album set for release

Posted Oct. 5, 2010, 8:16 a.m.

The new First Blood album, "Silence Is Betrayal," will now be released on November 9th via Bullet Tooth. First Blood frontman Carl Schwartz describes the new album: "This album is a story of the last four years of my life along with the events, ideas, and people that helped shape ... read more

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Labels: Earache Records signs Diamond Plate

Posted Oct. 5, 2010, 8:15 a.m.

Official press release: Earache Records is proud to announce a new signing to our diverse and talented roster. Diamond Plate is a young, dynamic thrash band from Chicago, IL who have taken the midwest metal scene by storm and now have their eyes set on global domination. Formed in 2008, ... read more

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Records: Born Of Osiris prepares new album

Posted Oct. 5, 2010, 8:14 a.m.

Born Of Osiris entered the studio late last month to begin recording their next album. Tracking has been taking place at BOTA Studio (Dirge Within) in Lake In The Hills, IL with an early-2011 release via Sumerian Records expected. As of Saturday the group had recorded six songs, with a ... read more

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Tours: Shai Hulud To Tour Canada

Posted Oct. 5, 2010, 8:13 a.m.

Shai Hulud will embark on a Canadian tour with Lionheart, Hundredth and Counterparts later this year. Dates run as follows: read more

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Records: The Damned Things Confirm Release Date

Posted Oct. 5, 2010, 8:12 a.m.

The Damned Things (Anthrax, Fall Out Boy, Every Time I Die) have now officially confirmed a December 14th North American release date for their debut album “Ironiclast“. The effort will arrive via Island/Def Jam, while the studio version of the first single from it, “We’ve Got A Situation Here“, can ... read more

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Records: In Flames To Enter The Studio

Posted Oct. 5, 2010, 8:12 a.m.

In Flames have announced that they will enter IF Studios next week to begin pre-production on their new album. The group plan to spend the remainder of the year and the beginning of 2011 writing and recording new material for the effort. More details are expected as the sessions progress. read more

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Records: Rival Schools To Release New Album

Posted Oct. 5, 2010, 8:11 a.m.

Rival Schools have set “Pedals” as the title to their new album which will land in stores through Photo Finish/Atlantic on March 08th. The outing will be preceded by a deluxe digital single for the track “Shot After Shot” on November 16th. read more

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Records: Indian Begin Recording

Posted Oct. 5, 2010, 8:10 a.m.

Indian have begun recording their new full-length offering for Relapse at Semaphore Recordings in Chicago, IL. The group are working with engineer Sanford Parker (Pelican, Unearthly Trance) on the effort and expect to release it in early 2011. read more

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Records: Scale The Summit Begin Recording

Posted Oct. 4, 2010, 9:03 a.m.

Scale The Summit have entered Paint It Black Studios in Orlando, FL to begin recording their new album for Prosthetic with producer Mark Lewis (DevilDriver, All That Remains). Speaking on the sessions, band guitarist Chris Letchford offered the following: “We have been home writing for quite some time now and ... read more

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Records: Red Fang To Release Limited Edition Tour EP

Posted Oct. 4, 2010, 9:02 a.m.

Red Fang will be offering a limited edition tour EP on their impending run with Valient Thorr and Early Man. The effort will feature the following tracks: “Over The Edge” (The Wipers cover) “Through” (No Talent cover) “Carjack Fairy” (Cherubs cover) “Pawn Everything” A new album from the group was ... read more

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Bands: Ryan Parrish (Darkest Hour) Announces Side Project

Posted Oct. 4, 2010, 9:01 a.m.

Darkest Hour drummer Ryan Parrish will be releasing a new double album of ambient and noise tracks under the name Years. Magic Bullet Records commented on the release: Semblance is 24 tracks (12 on each disc) of full immersion into the melodic and near-meditative id of its creator. Glacially paced ... read more

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Records: Mountain Man To Begin Recording

Posted Oct. 4, 2010, 9 a.m.

Official press release: Mountain Man has entered the studio with Alex Garcia-Rivera (American Nightmare, Saves The Day, Shelter) to begin tracking their debut full-length, "Grief." Drummer Pat Murphy comments on the on-going session: "Since our first conversation with Alex, we knew he would be perfect to capture the mood we ... read more

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MP3s: Yuppicide Streams Compilation

Posted Oct. 3, 2010, 3:57 a.m.

From The Inbox: Brooklyn’s legendary hardcore punk outfit, Yuppicide, is proud to announce the release of Anthology ’88-’98, a two disc collection of remastered Yuppicide tracks taken from their decade long heyday, out now on Dead City Records. This long-awaited reissue of classic Yuppicide songs features all of the music the ... read more

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Bands: Automatic Reforms

Posted Oct. 3, 2010, 3:54 a.m.

This has been announced on the Bridge 9 Board: " AUTOMATIC has decided we miss playing together so we’ve reformed as a real band. It’s not a one off reunion. We’ve recorded a new song and are playing our first show in over ten years tomorrow night. I’m not sure ... read more

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Labels: Run for Cover adds Castevet to roster

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 8:38 p.m.

Run for Cover continues to grab headlines today after word has arrived that they've added Chicago, Ill. post-rock punkers Castevet to their stable of artists. The band has already completed a 7" single for their upcoming fall tour, which will be released on the heels of their recent sophomore full-length ... read more

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Records: Killing The Dream plan "Lucky Me"

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 8:37 p.m.

Killing the Dream have posted an audio player featuring music from their next album, Lucky Me. The album is due out November 23, 2010 and is the follow up to Fractures which was released in 2008. The label commented on the record: Recorded by Zach Ohren and Pat Hills, "Lucky ... read more

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Bands: Against Me! cancel Australia, New Zealand dates

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 8:36 p.m.

Australian label, Resist Records is reporting that Against Me! have cancelled their tour of Australia and New Zealand set to kick off October 1st. The band's scheduled shows in the UK are still set for late October. The band explained: Due to unforeseen circumstances Against Me! have had to cancel ... read more

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Splits: The Casting Out going on indefinite hiatus

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 8:35 p.m.

According to a post over at Destiny Tourbooking, The Casting Out will be going on what can only be ascertained as an indefinite hiatus. Frontman Nathan Gray had this to say about the matter: "the casting out broke up??? well, sorta. after several years of losing members, gaining members, and ... read more

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Records: Saves The Day to release stopgap EP

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 8:34 p.m.

While the band hasn't completed work on Daybreak, Saves The Day will be previewing some material from the record on a new digital EP, 1984. According to the band's Facebook Profile, the digital EP will be available at the merch table as a download card, and will feature new songs, ... read more

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Splits: As Tall As Lions (2002-2010)

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 8:33 p.m.

As Tall as Lions have notified fans through myspace that they are retiring for the foreseeable future. They commented: After eight years of music, friendship, laughter, adventure, bliss, blood, sweat, tears, and everything else that goes along with it, As Tall As Lions are retiring for the foreseeable future. There ... read more

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Labels: Paper and Plastick signs Dave Hause (The Loved Ones)

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 8:32 p.m.

Paper and Plastick has signed solo artist Dave Hause of The Loved Ones. Set for release in January 2011 on Paper + Plastick, Hause will release a CD EP and 7" in November containing a new song along with additional songs on the B-side. In anticipation of the upcoming 7", ... read more

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Records: Fat Wreck Announces New Comp

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 8:13 p.m.

Fat Wreck Chords has announced plans to release their first new compilation since 2002's Fat Music Volume VI: Uncontrollable Fatulence. It's due out November 23, 2010 and will feature new and previously released music from Old Man Markley, The Flatliners, Swingin' Utters, Mad Caddies, Banner Pilot, Pour Habit, Dead To ... read more

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Records: Vadim Taver (This Day Forward, Marigold) releases solo record

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 8:11 p.m.

Vadim Taver, who formerly played in This Day Forward, Marigold, Superstitions of the Sky, has just released his first solo record which was recorded through most of 2009. Taver wrote and performed almost the entire record himself and has it currently up to download for free or any donation amount ... read more

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MP3s: Comadre Posts New Mixtape

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 8:10 p.m.

Bay Area screamo act Comadre have just posted their fourth in a series of mixtapes. This edition of the series focuses on collaborations and features Broadway Calls, Dead To Me, P.O.S., Ghostlimb, Glasses, Atlas and (of course) Comadre. The Mixtape 4 can be downloaded for free here. read more

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Bands: 108 singer re-joins band

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 8:09 p.m.

As you may recall, 108 singer Robert Fish announced his departure from the group in March. At the time, it appeared that 108 was breaking up. Shortly thereafter, however, 108's remaining members revealed that they would not be disbanding. Fast forward six months and Rob Fish appears to have changed ... read more

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Records: Hour Of The Wolf collection set for release

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 8:08 p.m.

Official press release: After the "Power Of The Wolf" EP in 2006 (Limekiln), "Waste Makes Waste" EP in 2007 (Think Fast!), "Split" with Lewd Acts in 2008 (Think Fast!), and the "Obsolete" EP in 2009 (Hellfish), it appears time for that annual release from Arizona's bastard sons, Hour Of The ... read more

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Tours: Run With The Hunted tour

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 8:07 p.m.

Run With The Hunted will tour the U.S. in October and November. Dates are as follows: read more

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Labels: Earache Records signs Hour Of 13

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 8:06 p.m.

Official press release: Earache Records is proud to announce the signing of North Carolina's Hour Of 13 to a worldwide recording deal. Hour Of 13 have built up a formidable reputation in underground circles for their potent brand of occult-inspired doom-laden metal. The band recently performed their debut show at ... read more

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Records: Daytrader (Crime In Stereo, etc.) prepares new Release

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 8:04 p.m.

Official press release: Daytrader, who feature current and ex-members of Crime in Stereo and Bridge and Tunnel, will release their proper debut 7-inch on Run for Cover Records in January 2011. The band is planning on hitting the studio in November to track it. Additionally, the Long Island/Brooklyn-based act have ... read more

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Records: Amorphis recording new album

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 8:02 p.m.

Finnish metal band Amorphis has entered the studio to begin recording their next album for Nuclear Blast Records. Tracking is taking place at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki and a May 2011 release is expected. For now, a studio clip can be heard here. read more

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Bands: Fuck The Facts Announce New Member

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 8:01 p.m.

Canadian grindcore band Fuck The Facts have officially named Johnny Ibay as their permanent guitarist. The group had the following to say: "After touring the world with us for the past two and a half years, we finally welcome Johnny 'Beige' Ibay (aka Jibay) into the Fuck The Facts family ... read more

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Labels: Relapse Records signs Noisear

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 8 p.m.

Official press release: Relapse Records is proud to announce the signing of Albuquerque, NM's Noisear. Noisear, described as "desert baked grindcore from the land of enchantment," has previously released their full-length album Pyroclastic Annihilation in 2008 in addition to a number of splits, vinyl-only releases, and compilations including this year's ... read more

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Records: War From A Harlots Mouth Detail New LP

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 7:59 p.m.

War From A Harlots Mouth have made their new track “Recluse MMX” available online here. The song is taken from their new album “MMX“, which is slated for a November 09th North American release date through Lifeforce. The track listing for the outing will run as follows: 01 – “Insomnia” ... read more

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Bands: Former Isis Drummer Talks Plans

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 7:57 p.m.

Former Isis drummer Aaron Harris has a number of interesting new projects in the works. Speaking via his new website, he revealed that he has been working with former Isis bandmates on some new demos. He also mentioned that he’s involved in another project with Jeff Boyle from Jakob and ... read more

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Records: Murder Construct To Release New EP In November

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 7:55 p.m.

Murder Construct (Cattle Decapitation, Intronaut, etc.) are set to release their self-titled EP through Relapse on November 23rd. read more

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MP3s: Today Is The Day’s “In The Eyes Of God” Reissue Available For Streaming

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 7:54 p.m.

The remastered/repackaged reissue of Today Is The Day’s “In The Eyes Of God” has been made available online in streaming audio form over at Intheeyesofgod.info. The reissue, which was released today, September 28th, through Relapse, comes with six bonus demo tracks and a DVD featuring rare live and rehearsal footage ... read more

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Tours: Crowbar Announce October Dates

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 7:52 p.m.

Crowbar will break from recording their new album for the following series of shows next month: 10/18 Austin, TX – Emo’s 10/19 Houston, TX – Numbers 10/21 Lafayette, LA – Sadie’s Downtown 10/22 Shreveport, LA – Riverside Warehouse As previously reported, the band will reissue “Crowbar“, “Live +1” and “Time ... read more

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Tours: Strife To Play East Coast Shows

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 7:50 p.m.

Strife have booked some east coast shows for next month with Death Before Dishonor. The initial schedule will run as follows read more

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Records: The Ocean Set Release Date

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 7:40 p.m.

The Ocean have set a November 09th North American release date through Metal Blade for their new album “Anthropocentric“. The effort is a companion piece to “Heliocentric‘, which arrived in stores earlier this year. read more

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Records: Weezer Reveal Pinkerton Reissue Details

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 7:18 p.m.

Weezer's 1996 sophomore album Pinkerton, a frustrated tangle of confused lyrics and insidious power-pop hooks, didn't do so well when the band first released it, but now it's in heavy competition with the band's self-titled debut for the title of Everyone's Favorite Weezer Album. And on November 2, DGC/UMe will ... read more

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Records: The National Plan High Violet Expanded Edition

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 7:17 p.m.

Earlier this year, Brooklyn brooders the National released their album High Violet, which debuted in Billboard's top five . As a victory lap, the National will take theirs on November 22, when 4AD will release a two-disc expanded edition of High Violet.     The new edition of the album ... read more

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Records: Earth Announce Reissues

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 7:15 p.m.

Pacific Northwest experimental doom metal legends Earth have been kicking out their crushing, blasted-soil soundscapes for 20 years. A new release gives us everything the band recorded the first time they went into the studio. The EP A Bureaucratic Desire for Extra Capsular Extraction, available now from Southern Lord, contains ... read more

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Music News: Tom Waits, Beastie Boys Among Rock Hall Nominees

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 7:13 p.m.

Ladies and gentlemen, your 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees are first-timers Tom Waits, Bon Jovi, Alice Cooper, Donovan, and Neil Diamond, along with previously snubbed artists Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, J. Geils Band, Donna Summer, Chic, Dr. John, Laura Nyro, Joe Tex, Darlene Love, and Chuck ... read more

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TV: Miniseries Based on NIN's Year Zero in the Works

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 7:12 p.m.

According to an L.A. Times interview with Trent Reznor, a long-rumored sci-fi miniseries based on Nine Inch Nails' 2007 concept album Year Zero is currently under development with HBO and BBC America. (Via the NIN Hotline.) "There's a thousand hurdles before anything shows up in your TV listing," he told ... read more

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Shows: Ted Leo Reunites With Old Hardcore Band

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 7:11 p.m.

Before he broke out leading the jittery pop-punk band Chisel, Ted Leo was paying his punk rock dues. And now Leo is set to reunite with one of his pre-Chisel bands, the late-80s/early-90s New York hardcore band Citizens Arrest. Brooklyn Vegan reports that Citizens Arrest are now back together, with ... read more

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Bands: David Bowie At Work on New Book

Posted Oct. 1, 2010, 7:01 p.m.

David Bowie's website has confirmed reports that the man is hard at work on a new book. There's no publication date yet, but the book in question is called Bowie: Object, and it's a collection of 100 photographs of objects from Bowie's archives, with annotations. On his website, you can ... read more

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Tours: Transit Tour

Posted Sept. 24, 2010, 4:57 p.m.

Transit, Hostage Calm, and Aficionado will team up for a US tour this fall: read more

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Tours: Defeater Tour

Posted Sept. 24, 2010, 4:56 p.m.

Upon completion of their upcoming full-length album, Defeater will embark on a short tour to the Fest and back in October and November. Joined by their friends in Living With Lions, Make Do and Mend, and All Teeth, Defeater will hit the East Coast and Southeast, then head back north ... read more

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Tours: Strife Tour

Posted Sept. 24, 2010, 4:56 p.m.

Strife and Death Before Dishonor will tour the East Coast briefly next month. Dates are as follows: read more

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Labels: Julie Christmas Signs With Rising Pulse

Posted Sept. 24, 2010, 4:55 p.m.

Julie Christmas (Made Out Of Babies, Battle Of Mice, etc.) has inked a deal with Rising Pulse Records and will release her solo full-length offering “The Bad Wife” through the label on November 09th. In addition to CD and digital releases, a deluxe colored 12″ LP version is also being ... read more

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Bands: Haunted Shores Debut New Track

Posted Sept. 24, 2010, 4:54 p.m.

Haunted Shores (Periphery) have posted a rough mix of their new song “Passenger” online via their Myspace. The track features guest vocals from Periphery’s Spencer Sotelo. In other news, the group have announced the vocalists currently involved with the project. Here’s who will be taking part: Jesse Leach (The Empire ... read more

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Tours: Minus The Bear Announce East Coast Headlining Run

Posted Sept. 21, 2010, 3:32 p.m.

Minus The Bear have announced the second leg of their U.S. headlining tour. The new leg of dates will see the band performing throughout the east coast with the schedule set to run as follows: read more

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Bands: Madball Part Ways With Drummer Jay Weinberg

Posted Sept. 21, 2010, 3:31 p.m.

Madball have parted ways with drummer Jay Weinberg. Speaking on the split, band frontman Freddy Cricien offered the following: “I’m letting Jay go in Canada because I just feel he doesn’t represent this band well on a character level. It would go against my own code of ethics to keep ... read more

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Obituaries: Former Unearth Bassist Chris Rybicki Passes Away

Posted Sept. 21, 2010, 3:30 p.m.

Former Unearth bassist Chris Rybicki passed away yesterday, September 20th, as a result of injuries sustained in a vehicular accident involving a drunk driver. Speaking via Twitter, Unearth guitarist Buz McGrath posted the following on his passing: “Today the world lost a great party animal. R.I.P. Chris (rover) Rybicki.” Rybicki, ... read more

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Labels: Catalepsy Sign With Eulogy Recordings

Posted Sept. 21, 2010, 3:29 p.m.

Catalepsy have inked a deal with Eulogy Recordings. The group have a new album by the name of “Bleed” in the works which sports production from Matt Johnson (The Autumn Offering). More release details are expected shortly. In the meantime, both the title track and another new song from the ... read more

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Records: Fat details Screeching Weasel reissue

Posted Sept. 21, 2010, 3:28 p.m.

Fat Wreck Chords has revealed details about the newly announced remixed and remastered edition of Screeching Weasel's 1998 album, Television City Dream. Fat said this: As the quintessential band of the pop-punk genre, Screeching Weasel possess a sound and style as recognizable as that of the Ramones, Sex Pistols, or ... read more

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Tours: Dead Swans and Mother Of Mercy tour

Posted Sept. 21, 2010, 3:27 p.m.

Dead Swans, Mother Of Mercy, and Brutality Will Prevail will kick off a European tour in late-November in the UK. Dates are as follows: read more

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Labels: Harvcore Records to release Burdens EP

Posted Sept. 20, 2010, 2:34 p.m.

Official press release: Harvcore Records is happy to announce signing Philadelphia hardcore band Burdens. The Philly area has a rich history of great hardcore, and the new crop of bands is no different...so you can imagine how stoked we were when Burdens approached us to release their next record. After ... read more

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Bands: Kingdom leaves label

Posted Sept. 20, 2010, 2:34 p.m.

Philadelphia hardcore/punk band Kingdom and label Eulogy Recordings have amicably parted ways. Meanwhile, the group is currently recording a new EP. Kingdom has released the following statement: "We've decided to part ways with Eulogy Recordings. We feel honored to have been able to put out our last release on Eulogy, ... read more

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Labels: Relapse Records signs Unkind

Posted Sept. 20, 2010, 2:33 p.m.

Official press release: Relapse Records is proud to announce the signing of Finland's Unkind. Unkind has previously released four full-length albums and a handful of vinyl-only releases. The band will begin recording for their Relapse debut this fall for an early 2011 release date. Relapse will also be re-issuing Unkind's ... read more

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Bands: Katatonia robbed in Minnesota

Posted Sept. 20, 2010, 2:31 p.m.

Official press release: Following a slew of sold out headlining shows on their first North American tour in over three years, Sweden's heavyweight progressive metal act, Katatonia, hit their first major bump in the road over the weekend when the band realized they had two guitars, straps, and wireless transmitters ... read more

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Records: Casey Jones enters studio for self-release

Posted Sept. 20, 2010, 2:31 p.m.

  Official press release: Straight edge punk-hardcore band Casey Jones has just entered the studio, after splitting with Eulogy Recordings, with plans of a self-release early next year. "Most of these songs have been written for over a year," said frontman Josh James. "We decided to release them ourselves because ... read more

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Bands: Lemuria talks about new bassist

Posted Sept. 20, 2010, 2:30 p.m.

In a new interview, Lemuria talked about signing to Bridge Nine, recording with J. Robbins, and talked about the departure of their former bassist: The last bass player had immigration issues, and the band had a show coming up in New Jersey, so I flew up from Texas a few ... read more

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Labels: Brick Gun to release Dead to Me 7-inch stateside

Posted Sept. 20, 2010, 2:29 p.m.

Brick Gun Records will be releasing Dead To Me's new 7-inch, Wait For It in the United States this year. While the North American version will feature the same track listing, Brick Gun is promising new artwork as well as a 20 page book with tour/rare photos, art from the ... read more

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Records: First Blood set to release new album

Posted Sept. 18, 2010, 10:47 a.m.

Roughly four years after releasing their last album, First Blood's latest record will finally be available next month. Titled "Silence Is Betrayal," the effort will hit stores on October 19th via Bullet Tooth. Pre-order details will be announced next week. read more

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Labels: Vivian Girls sign to Polyvinyl

Posted Sept. 18, 2010, 10:46 a.m.

Vivian Girls are in the process of cranking out their third album. As Exclaim! reports, the Brooklyn garage-poppers have moved on from their previous label home at In the Red, and they've titled their new joint Share the Joy. And now we can report that Share the Joy is due ... read more

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Records: Red Tape Parade talk new LP

Posted Sept. 18, 2010, 10:44 a.m.

Regensburg, Germany-based melodic hardcore outfit Red Tape Parade have offered some details on their next full-length. The record is titled The Third Rail of Life and it's expected out this winter via Asscard Records. The fourteen song set will feature guest appearances from Joey Cape, Patrick Kindlon of End of ... read more

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Labels: Red Fang Officially Sign With Relapse

Posted Sept. 16, 2010, 3:17 p.m.

Red Fang’s signing to Relapse has been made official. The group will release their as-yet untitled new album through the label early next year and commented on their signing with the following: “We are f’ing stoked to sign a deal with RELAPSE. We had a great time recording with Chris ... read more

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Records: All Pigs Must Die To Release Debut EP

Posted Sept. 16, 2010, 3:16 p.m.

All Pigs Must Die (Converge, The Hope Conspiracy and Bloodhorse) are set to release their new self-titled five song EP early next month on 180g clear black marble vinyl. The outing, which was recorded and mixed by Converge’s Kurt Ballou, will be limited to a pressing of 150 copies with ... read more

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Labels: Moving Mountains join Triple Crown Records

Posted Sept. 16, 2010, 3:16 p.m.

Moving Mountains have signed to Triple Crown Records and will release a new album through the label in 2011. read more

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Records: Smoke or Fire to release "The Speakeasy"

Posted Sept. 16, 2010, 3:15 p.m.

Smoke or Fire have announced that they will release their new studio album on November 9, 2010. The record is titled the Speakeasy and is the first full length for the band since This Sinking Ship in 2007. The record was recorded with Matt Allison at Atlas Studio and also ... read more

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Bands: Raceway Lights (ex-This Is Hell) post free demo

Posted Sept. 16, 2010, 3:14 p.m.

Raceway Lights, a new punk rock band from members of This Is Hell, Backup Plan and Take My Chances, have posted a free download of their five song demo. The band's next show is at Tombstone Fest at Broadway Bar on October 9 with Backtrack, Incendiary, This Is Hell, Ice ... read more

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Labels: The Saddest Landscape join Panic Records

Posted Sept. 16, 2010, 3:13 p.m.

Boston's The Saddest Landscape have signed to Panic Records. The band's debut for the label will be You Will Not Survive. It's due out September 21, 2010 and follows 2009's discography release All Is Apologized For. All Is Forgiven. The band commented: The Saddest Landscape are the newest addition to ... read more

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Records: Energy set to release new EP

Posted Sept. 16, 2010, 3:12 p.m.

Official press release: Boston, MA's Energy is back with a three-song EP that will shatter everything you thought you knew about the band. Incredibly melodic with haunting keyboards, catchy choruses, soaring vocals and intricate guitar work, the Walk Into The Fire EP is one of the most interesting 7 inches ... read more

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Labels: No Sleep Records signs The Felix Culpa

Posted Sept. 16, 2010, 3:11 p.m.

No Sleep Records has officially signed indie rock/post-hardcore band The Felix Culpa. Formed in 2002, the group released their debut in 2004 and recently self-released a new album titled "Sever Your Roots." The latter effort will be re-issued by No Sleep in November. Additionally, Felix Culpa will release a new ... read more

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Records: Withered album details

Posted Sept. 16, 2010, 3:11 p.m.

Official press release: Blackened doom Georgians, Withered have unveiled the cover art and track listing for their upcoming album, "Dualitas," due October 26th. The CD and vinyl versions of the record will have different covers, both of which were created by Paul Romano (Mastodon, Trivium, The Acacia Strain), who also ... read more

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Labels: Relapse Records to release Phobia EP

Posted Sept. 16, 2010, 3:10 p.m.

Phobia will see the release of a brand new EP, titled Unrelenting, this fall via Relapse Records. Unrelenting is seventeen new Phobia tracks clocking in at just over 14 minutes. The EP will be available on CD, LP, and digitally starting November 23rd in North America. read more

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Tours: Godspeed You! Black Emperor tour

Posted Sept. 16, 2010, 3:10 p.m.

Godspeed You! Black Emperor will be touring North America in February and March 2011. The following dates have surfaced thus far: read more

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Records: Napalm Death working on new album

Posted Sept. 16, 2010, 3:09 p.m.

English grindcore legends Napalm Death have begun writing material for their next Century Media Records release, which is expected to surface next spring. Frontman Barney Greenway had the following to say: "We'll begin to piece [the new album] together in January next year. Expect even more short, sharp shocks from ... read more

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Records: Neuraxis Release Details On LP

Posted Sept. 16, 2010, 3:08 p.m.

Neuraxis have chosen “Asylon” to serve as the title to their new album which has been slated for a February 15th release date through Prosthetic. In the meantime, the band a promising a “major tour announcement” next week. read more

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Records: Matador to Release Massive Anniversary Box Set

Posted Sept. 14, 2010, 12:23 p.m.

Next month, O.G. indie label Matador Records celebrates its 21st birthday with a three-day Las Vegas blowout that the folks behind the label have dubbed their Lost Weekend. In addition to the festival, Matador announced today that it will celebrate its birthday with a massive six-CD box set called Matador ... read more

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Records: Iron & Wine Announce New Album

Posted Sept. 14, 2010, 12:22 p.m.

It's been a long time since Iron & Wine left us with an album of pillowy folk-rock to step to. but they're finally coming back with a new one. Iron & Wine's new one arrives early in 2011, and it's called Kiss Each Other Clean. The band is on tour ... read more

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Bands: Atari Teenage Riot News

Posted Sept. 14, 2010, 12:16 p.m.

Nineties electro-noise-punk terrorists Atari Teenage Riot are back, and your eardrums are not safe. The group, who reunited earlier this year and added new member CX Kidtronik, have now inked a deal with Steve Aoki's Dim Mak label. They've also recorded a new song, "Activate". Later this month, ATR will ... read more

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Tours: Tim and Eric Plan U.S. Tour

Posted Sept. 14, 2010, 12:14 p.m.

Comedy absurdists Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, the pair behind the cultishly beloved Adult Swim program "Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!", take their act on the road this year on their "Chrimbus Spectacular 2010" tour. The Tim and Eric variety show includes musical parodies and videos-- including clips ... read more

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Tours: Einstürzende Neubauten Plan Anniversary Tour

Posted Sept. 14, 2010, 12:13 p.m.

The Berlin-based noise cult Einstürzende Neubauten were one of the inventors of industrial music in the 80s. They've now been a band for 30 years, which means they've wrecked an amazing number of eardrums over time. To celebrate that big anniversary, Neubauten will spend the rest of the year trekking ... read more

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Records: Tegan And Sara Release Vinyl Collection

Posted Sept. 14, 2010, 12:12 p.m.

Tegan And Sara will be releasing a complete collection spanning their past decade (or so) of music. The release will feature two documentaries, six studio albums, one live album and thirteen music videos. The entire album will issued digitally via iTunes and also in a giant vinyl box set. Despite ... read more

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Records: Sticks and Stones to release original demo on vinyl

Posted Sept. 14, 2010, 12:11 p.m.

Chunksaah Records will be releasing the original six song demo from New Jersey-based Sticks and Stones. Due out October 12, 2010, the release will be a one-sided 12" EP backed with an engraving of the New Jersey Hardcore band's logo. The demo was recorded at Trax East Studios, and gained ... read more

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Records: The Sainte Catherines detail New Lp

Posted Sept. 14, 2010, 12:10 p.m.

Québécois gruff punks The Sainte Catherines have detailed their upcoming full-length. The record is titled Fire Works and it's due out October 26, 2010 via Anchorless Records. Once out, it'll be the band's first full-length since 2006's Fat-released Dancing for Decadence. read more

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Tours: Irepress Lining Up European Tour

Posted Sept. 14, 2010, 12:08 p.m.

Irepress are headed overseas with Constants for the following European tour together in November/December: read more

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Tours: Skeletonwitch Announce North American Headlining Run

Posted Sept. 14, 2010, 12:07 p.m.

Skeletonwitch will embark on the “North American Skullsplitter Tour” later this year with Withered and Landmine Marathon serving as support. Skeletonwitch have spent the past six weeks writing new material for their next album and tentatively plan to debut some of it during the tour. Dates for the trek run ... read more

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Records: Down Planning Limited Edition Versions Of “Diary Of A Mad Band”

Posted Sept. 14, 2010, 12:06 p.m.

Down are offering a variety of different configurations of their new live outing, “Diary Of A Mad Band“. In addition to the standard 2 CD/1 CD version, the group also have a limited edition version with a bonus exclusive t-shirt up for grabs, plus a third version featuring the set ... read more

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Records: Details Revealed For Queens Of The Stone Age Reissue

Posted Sept. 14, 2010, 12:06 p.m.

The track listing has been unveiled for the upcoming November 26th reissue of Queens Of The Stone’s 1998 self-titled debut. The outing will feature three bonus songs originally planned for the album and will initially be released both digitally and as a 180 gram double gatefold vinyl set. A traditional ... read more

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Laudanum – The Coronation

Posted Sept. 13, 2010, 9:56 a.m.

Laudanum – The Coronation

Laudanum are a 3 piece band. I opened with that sentiment solely because once you hear what they do it becomes hard to believe. What ... read more

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Ryan Mallot & Kelly Thomas – Self Titled

Posted Sept. 13, 2010, 9:54 a.m.

Ryan Mallot & Kelly Thomas – Self Titled

Deep Elm has, over the past few years, been relying more on their internet presence rather than being a label that releases records in a ... read more

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Records: Frank Turner to record new EP

Posted Sept. 13, 2010, 9:34 a.m.

Frank Turner will be hitting the studio in London to record a new EP. Turner just wrapped up a run of US dates and will be headed to Germany later this month. With regards to the new EP, he said only this: Well, USA, that was a lot of fun, ... read more

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Records: Rise Against enter the studio to record next album

Posted Sept. 13, 2010, 9:33 a.m.

In a promo for a heavily discounted digital copy of their last album, Appeal to Reason, Rise Against mention that they have entered the studio to begin recording their next album. Guitarist Zach Blair makes the announcement while plugging the band's Facebook Profile. Last week, the band announced that they ... read more

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Shows: Dismemberment Plan to reunite

Posted Sept. 13, 2010, 9:32 a.m.

The Washington Post is reporting that seminal late 90s/early 00s post-punk outfit Dismemberment Plan will reunite early next year for five shows in support of the vinyl reissue of their 1999 full-length Emergency & I. The reissue is slated for a January 11, 2011 release via Barsuk Records in the ... read more

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Records: Brian Fallon working on "night time" music

Posted Sept. 13, 2010, 9:31 a.m.

Brian Fallon of The Gaslight Anthem has posted an update to his blog revealing that he is, in fact, working on the "night time" music he mentioned in his blog. He had said this about it previously: I would like to make a record people can listen to in the ... read more

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Records: Polar Bear Club talk about next album

Posted Sept. 13, 2010, 9:31 a.m.

In a (relatively) recent interview, Polar Bear Club's Chris Browne talked about progress towards the band's next album: Between Jimmy [Stadt] and I we have probably 14 or 15 song ideas ready to go. I know Nate [Morris] has some stuff he's working on as well. We've only had time ... read more

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Records: Gang of Four announce 'Content'

Posted Sept. 13, 2010, 9:30 a.m.

Post-punk pioneers Gang of Four have announced their first album of original material in 16 years. The record is titled Content and is due out January 25, 2011 via Yep Roc. The album will be available in a standard CD release and on vinyl. It will also be available in ... read more

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Tours: Kowloon Walled City, Batillus tour

Posted Sept. 13, 2010, 9:29 a.m.

Kowloon Walled City will be touring the East Coast this month with Batillus. Here's the latest schedule: read more

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Bands: Mogwai Sign With Sub Pop For North America

Posted Sept. 13, 2010, 9:27 a.m.

Mogwai have inked a deal with Sub Pop Records for North America and will release their new album through the label in early 2011. The band recently finished up tracking the outing which is currently being mixed by Paul Savage. Speaking on the signing, the band offered the following: “We ... read more

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Labels: Rabbits And Red Fang Sign With Relapse Records

Posted Sept. 13, 2010, 9:26 a.m.

Rabbits have inked a deal with Relapse and will release their new album through the label in the coming months. Speaking on their signing, the group offered the following statement: “We are putting the final grimy touches on our new record, ten unhinged punk-sludge-thrash nature-crushes-man anthems. We are thrilled that ... read more

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Records: YUPPICIDE TO RELEASE 10-YEAR COLLECTION

Posted Sept. 13, 2010, 9:23 a.m.

From the Inbox: Yuppicide, a mainstay in New York’s revitalized hardcore scene during the 1990’s, will release a special two disk collection of tracks, recorded during the band’s decade long heyday, entitled, Anthology ’88-98’.  This Yuppicide double discography CD features all of the music the band recorded from 1988-1998, including ... read more

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MP3s: Intronaut Post Studio Version Of “Elegy” Online

Posted Sept. 10, 2010, 11:09 a.m.

Intronaut have made the final album version of their track “Elegy” available for streaming online over at Centurymedia.com. The latest version of the song is different from the one previously posted online a short while back. The track is taken from the bands new album “Valley Of Smoke“, which is ... read more

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Records: Members Guest On Intensus Tracks

Posted Sept. 10, 2010, 11:09 a.m.

Knife The Glitter drummer Eli Litwin has been working on a new project lately dubbed Intensus and has recruited a number of guest appearances for it. Guests already tapped include A Life Once Lost frontman Bob Meadows, Jesse Korman of The Number 12 Looks Like You fame and members of ... read more

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Tours: Every Time I Die Set up Tour

Posted Sept. 9, 2010, 11:19 a.m.

Every Time I Die, Trap Them, and Howl will team up for a month-long U.S. tour this fall dubbed "Shit Happens: The Tour." Here's the schedule: read more

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Labels: Equal Vision Recs signs Wild Orchid Children

Posted Sept. 9, 2010, 11:18 a.m.

Official press release: Equal Vision Records is pleased to welcome Wild Orchid Children to its roster. The Seattle-based band is comprised of core members, Kirk Huffman (vocals and percussion), Thomas Hunter (guitar), Kyle O'Quin (keys), Andy Lum (drums), Aaron Benson (percussion and effects), and Ryan Van Wierengen (baritone guitar and ... read more

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Bands: Textures Announce New Keyboardist

Posted Sept. 9, 2010, 11:16 a.m.

Textures have added keyboardist Uri Dijk to their lineup. Speaking on his addition, the band offered the following: “To see Richard leave shortly after the departure of [lead singer] Eric [Kalsbeek], was quite a blow for us. Richard was a part of the band from the beginning, so it would ... read more

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Records: Trap Them Documenting Recording Process

Posted Sept. 9, 2010, 11:16 a.m.

Trap Them have begun documenting their ongoing studio sessions for their new album over at Wecraftindarkness.com. The group are currently recording the outing at Godcity Studio with Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou at the helm. read more

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Records: Glassjaw Planning New Vinyl Single

Posted Sept. 9, 2010, 11:15 a.m.

Glassjaw look to be offering a vinyl single for their track “Jesus Glue” shortly with the item recently being added to their merch store. In other news, the bands recent single “All Good Junkies Go To Heaven” can be obtained for shares online here and purchased as a digital download ... read more

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Shows: Mondo Cane To Make U.S. Live Debut

Posted Sept. 8, 2010, 12:42 p.m.

Mike Patton’s orchestral Italian pop project Mondo Cane will make their debut live show at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco, CA on October 03rd. read more

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Records: Trent Reznor’s “The Social Network” Score To Receive A Release

Posted Sept. 8, 2010, 12:42 p.m.

Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor has revealed that his score for the upcoming film “The Social Network” will be released through his The Null Corporation label in partnership with Sony’s Madison Gate Records. Further details on the effort are expected next week. read more

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Splits: Drummer Mike Portnoy Leaves Dream Theater

Posted Sept. 8, 2010, 12:41 p.m.

Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy has left the band, announcing his departure from the group with the following statement: “I am about to write something I never imagined I’d ever write. After 25 years, I have decided to leave Dream Theater… the band I founded, led and truly loved for ... read more

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Labels: Old Man Markley join Fat Wreck Chords

Posted Sept. 8, 2010, 12:40 p.m.

Los Angeles, CA nonet Old Man Markley, have joined the Fat Wreck roster. The label will release a new 7" from the band entitled For Better, For Worse on October 26, 2010. The title track from that slab 'o wax is available for download here. read more

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Music News: "American Hardcore" to be updated for second edition

Posted Sept. 8, 2010, 12:39 p.m.

Steven Blush's controversial 2001 book American Hardcore is headed for an expanded second edition. The publisher said this: The author has updated all of the chapters, added a new one titled "Destroy Babylon," which explores the mutant forms of spirituality that came from the movement, and interviewed over twenty-five new ... read more

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Tours: star F**king hipsters Announce Tour

Posted Sept. 8, 2010, 12:39 p.m.

Star Fucking Hipsters will be touring America this fall. The run is fairly extensive, covering both coasts, most of the midwest and the southeast. read more

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Splits: Crime In Stereo explain

Posted Sept. 8, 2010, 12:37 p.m.

Alex Dunne of Crime In Stereo has issued a lengthy statement to clear their air regarding the band's recent and seemingly untimely breakup. Dunne notably insists that vocalist Kristian Hallbert's recent health problems had nothing to do with the band's demise (and that Hallbert has made a full recovery), and ... read more

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Bands: Dark Funeral seeks new drummer

Posted Sept. 8, 2010, 12:36 p.m.

Dark Funeral continues to lose members as the group has now parted ways with drummer Nils Fjellstrom. Dark Funeral's Lord Ahriman has released the following statement: "Recently, you could read about Nils 'Dominator' Fjellstrom's departure from Aeon due to personal/private reasons. Today we can confirm that he'll no longer be ... read more

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Records: Atheist to release new album in November

Posted Sept. 8, 2010, 12:35 p.m.

Official press release: On November 9th, 2010, after 17 years the progressive aggressive forefathers reemerge more massive than ever. Atheist delivers "Jupiter," a landmark return to earth of supersonically gargantuan proportions. In the late 80's and early 90's, this band, alongside fellow Floridians Death and Cynic, handcrafted the sub-genre that ... read more

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Records: Billy Bragg enlists Rosanne Cash, Joe Henry for 2011 album

Posted Sept. 7, 2010, 11:44 a.m.

Billy Bragg spoke to Billboard about his next album and follow up to 2008's Mr. Love and Justice. He is currently collaborating with Rosanne Cash who he calls "a great songwriter [and] a really whipsmart person." He and Cash are currently exchanging bits of songs and having producer Joe Henry ... read more

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Records: Screeching Weasel working on new album

Posted Sept. 7, 2010, 11:43 a.m.

Screeching Weasel recently wrapped up work on demos of material for their next album. The band is recording with All American Rejects guitarist Mike Kennerty. Drummer Adam Cargin posted this on his twitter: Had a great time working with [Mike Kennerty] on the Weasel demos. He is a total pro+one ... read more

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Videos: Rise Against announces "Another Station: Another Mile" DVD

Posted Sept. 7, 2010, 11:42 a.m.

Rise Against will be releasing a new DVD, Another Station: Another Mile, on October 5, 2010. The DVD features performances of 14 songs recorded in locations throughout the world. These performances are interspersed with interviews with each band member of the Chicago based band revealing the creative process that goes ... read more

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Tours: NOFX And The Bouncing Souls Announce Tour

Posted Sept. 7, 2010, 11:41 a.m.

NOFX have announced plans for a tour in early 2011 alongside Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls and Old Man Markley. The jaunt will include dates in Texas and the southeast. read more

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Labels: Rust Belt Lights join Paper and Plastick

Posted Sept. 7, 2010, 11:40 a.m.

Buffalo, NY-based melodic hardcore outfit Rust Belt Lights have joined Paper and Plastick. The label will release the band's debut full-length These Are The Good Old Days, likely later this year. More details are expected soon, including a digital EP that the label just released to iTunes today. read more

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Bands: Aeon drummer quits band

Posted Sept. 7, 2010, 11:40 a.m.

Bands: Aeon drummer quits band

Swedish technical death metal band Aeon (Metal Blade Records) has announced the departure of drummer Nils Fjellstrom. The group has issued the following statement: "Our ... read more

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Tours: Cruel Hand, Backtrack tour

Posted Sept. 7, 2010, 11:39 a.m.

Cruel Hand will hit the road in late-October for a five-week tour with Backtrack. Dates are as follows: read more

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Labels: Messengers sign with Facedown/Strike First

Posted Sept. 7, 2010, 11:38 a.m.

Facedown Records imprint Strike First Records has official signed Texas-based hardcore band Messengers. The group will release an EP titled "Anthems" on November 9th. The release's title track can be heard here. Vocalist Chad Paramore comments: "Signing to Strike First really is a dream come true. We have followed Facedown ... read more

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Records: Opeth Frontman Discusses New Project

Posted Sept. 7, 2010, 11:38 a.m.

Opeth frontman/guitarist Mikael Akerfeldt recently discussed his forthcoming collaborative project with Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson. Speaking with Classic Rock, he offered the following: “I got together recently with Steven at his house, and we wrote a new tune straight away. Of course, with the two of us involved it was ... read more

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Tours: Unearthly Trance To Tour With Suma

Posted Sept. 7, 2010, 11:37 a.m.

Tours: Unearthly Trance To Tour With Suma

Unearthly Trance have lined up the following show with Suma for the immediate future: read more

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Records: Track Listing And Cover Art Revealed For Madball’s “Empire”

Posted Sept. 5, 2010, 8:17 a.m.

The track listing and cover art have been revealed for Madball’s new album “Empire“. Due out on October 12th through Good Fight Music, the cover art can be previewed here, while the track listing will run as follows: 01 -”Invigorate” 02 -”Danger Zone” 03 -”Timeless” 04 -”All Or Nothing” 05 ... read more

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Records: Pelican To Record New EP

Posted Sept. 4, 2010, 7:27 a.m.

Pelican have confirmed that they will enter the studio in October to record two new songs for an upcoming EP. The effort will see a spring 2011 release through Southern Lord. As previously reported, the band will be releasing a limited edition 10xLP wooden box set retrospective release on October ... read more

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Tours: East Of The Wall Booking European Tour

Posted Sept. 4, 2010, 7:26 a.m.

East Of The Wall will head to Europe later this month for their first ever overseas trek. Dates are still being booked with the following confirmed thus far: read more

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Records: Track Listing Revealed For Down’s “Diary Of A Mad Band”

Posted Sept. 4, 2010, 7:26 a.m.

The track listing has been revealed for Down’s forthcoming CD/DVD set “Diary Of A Mad Band“, which as previously reported, will arrive in North American stores on October 05th. Composed of live material and footage from Europe, the effort will shape up as follows: read more

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Bands: We Are The Union totals van in Canada

Posted Sept. 4, 2010, 7:24 a.m.

Detroit, MI's We Are The Union hit a moose while driving through Saskatchewan early this morning, totaling their van. The band was en route to Regina as part of their current tour of Canada alongside Strung Out, Rufio and Larry and His Flask. It's unclear when or if the band ... read more

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MP3s: Comadre's 'Mixtape 4' Announced

Posted Sept. 4, 2010, 7:23 a.m.

Comadre have announced the lineup for their fourth mixtape. The release will feature collaborations from members of Dead to Me, Broadway Calls, Glasses, and Trainwreck, as well as rapper P.O.S. More details are expected to be announced soon, and as with previous mixtapes, this one will be available for free ... read more

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Records: Defeater recording new album

Posted Sept. 2, 2010, 12:16 p.m.

Official press release: Massachusetts-based Defeater has been making waves in the heavy music scene since their inception in 2007. The band, known for their narrative writing style and avant-garde take on hardcore, began the recording process last week for their second full-length album. This new album (title TBA) will follow ... read more

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Bands: Entombed announces line-up changes

Posted Sept. 2, 2010, 12:16 p.m.

  Long-time Swedish death band Entombed has announced the permanent addition of bass player Victor Brandt, who has filled in for the group before. Meanwhile, bassist Nico Elgstrand will apparently move to second guitar. Here's the official word: "We had our first five-piece rehearsal in say five years today. After ... read more

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Records: Trap Them To Begin Recording New Album Next Week

Posted Sept. 2, 2010, 12:15 p.m.

Trap Them will commence recording their as-yet untitled new album at Godcity Studios in Salem, MA this coming Monday, September 06th. Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou will helm the sessions with the album expected out early next year. Speaking on the upcoming sessions, band frontman Ryan McKenny offered the following: “Next ... read more

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Labels: Ipsissimus Sign With Metal Blade Records

Posted Sept. 2, 2010, 12:14 p.m.

Ipsissimus have inked a deal with Metal Blade and will finish up recording new material for their debut for the label later this month. A release early next year is expected. read more

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The Setup – Torchbearer

Posted Sept. 2, 2010, 10:30 a.m.

The Setup – Torchbearer

Many hardcore bands go one way or the other. Either they play ridiculously heavy to an almost numbing degree. On the other hand there are ... read more

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The Warlocks – The Mirror Explodes

Posted Sept. 2, 2010, 10:26 a.m.

The Warlocks – The Mirror Explodes

Sometimes one can be anticipate something too much. Expect too much from something so as to nullify anything enjoyable from said thing. Sadly Expectations are ... read more

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Beaten Awake – Thunderstroke

Posted Sept. 2, 2010, 10:22 a.m.

Beaten Awake – Thunderstroke

Some bands exist both inside a scene and outside the sound of the given scene. Beaten Alive are one of those bands. They are a ... read more

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Hopewell – Good Good Desperation

Posted Sept. 2, 2010, 10:19 a.m.

Hopewell – Good Good Desperation

Psych rock is a mixed up genre. Ok, yeah it is spacey it technically rocks without really being rock per se. The part where i ... read more

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Tours: Rotting Out, Soul Search tour

Posted Sept. 1, 2010, 3:05 p.m.

Rotting Out and Soul Search will be touring together in September and October. The following dates have been announced thus far: read more

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Labels: Willowtip Records signs GIGAN

Posted Sept. 1, 2010, 3:05 p.m.

Official press release: Willowtip Records is extremely pleased to announce the signing of the psychedelic extreme metal band GIGAN. GIGAN is set to enter the studio this fall to record their second full-length album entitled Quasi-Hallucinogenic Sonic Landscapes. The recording will once again take place in Chicago, IL at Semaphore ... read more

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Labels: Rise Records to release Your Demise album

Posted Sept. 1, 2010, 3:04 p.m.

UK hardcore/punk outfit Your Demise has joined the Rise Records roster. Rise will release the group's new full-length "The Kids We Used To Be..." on October 12th in North America. read more

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Shows: Harvest of Hope Fest cancelled

Posted Sept. 1, 2010, 3:04 p.m.

We've been sent the unfortunate news that there will be no Harvest of Hope Fest in 2011. Here's an excerpt from the statement from the festival's organizers: "Sadly, we are announcing that the 2011 Harvest of Hope Fest in St. Augustine, Florida has been officially canceled. Organizing the 2009 and ... read more

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Shows: Social Distortion announce acoustic performance for Animal Acres Gala 2010

Posted Sept. 1, 2010, 3:03 p.m.

Social Distortion have announced a rare acoustic performance on September 11, 2010 for Animal Acres, a animal sanctuary and compassionate living center just north of Los Angeles in Acton. The organization helps rescued cows, pigs, chickens, turkeys, sheep, goats, and other "country critters and the event itself will be chaired ... read more

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MP3s: FREE download of unreleased ANDREW DOST songs

Posted Aug. 31, 2010, 5:37 a.m.

From the inbox: So we all know in 1492 Christopher Columbus crossed the ocean blue... Today, ANDREW DOST is giving away 4 unreleased tracks from 2009's Columbus (Paper + Plastick Records) in celebration of his 1,492nd Twitter follower. Released on wax last year, the songs were cut due to the physical constraints associated with ... read more

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Records: Baroness covering Descendents on new 7-inch

Posted Aug. 31, 2010, 5 a.m.

In an interesting turn of events, Savannah, GA progressive metal act Baroness will soon release a limited 7" with a cover of the Descendents classic "Bikeage" as the B-side. The A-side will feature "A Horse Called Golgotha," a track from the group's 2009 full-length Blue Record. More information is available ... read more

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Records: Propagandhi to release split 7-inch with Sacrifice

Posted Aug. 31, 2010, 4:59 a.m.

Propagandhi have announced plans to release a split 7" with Canadian thrash legends Sacrifice. Each band will contribute one cover song to the record; Propagandhi will be covering Corrosion of Conformity's "Technocracy" while Sacrifice will offer their take on Rush's "Anthem." The 7" will be released via Winnipeg-based metal label ... read more

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Records: Negative Approach to reissue debut

Posted Aug. 31, 2010, 4:58 a.m.

Touch and Go Records will be reissuing the long out-of-print debut 7-inch from the legendary Negative Approach. The 10 song EP was newly remastered for the release by John Golden and had originally been issued as a limited pressing of 3000 in 1982. The reissue is due out October 12, ... read more

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Videos: PBS documentary creators need your help

Posted Aug. 31, 2010, 4:57 a.m.

We are working on a documentary film that includes a short section highlighting the old Wetlands club in NYC. We're hoping to fill some footage gaps in this sequence and are looking for the following: 1) Video footage of bands who played Wetlands during the late 90s. In particular, we're ... read more

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Bands: Dark Funeral bassist quits band

Posted Aug. 31, 2010, 4:56 a.m.

Dark Funeral bass player B-Force has amicably left the Swedish black metal group. Guitarist Lord Ahriman explained: "Since parting ways with [frontman] E.M. Caligula, it come as no surprise to the rest of us that B-Force would follow the same path and throw in his towel too. So I wish ... read more

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Tours: The Mongoloids tour

Posted Aug. 31, 2010, 4:55 a.m.

The Mongoloids will be touring next month in the East. Dates are as follows: read more

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Tours: Acacia Strain, Red Chord, Terror, Gaza tour

Posted Aug. 31, 2010, 4:54 a.m.

The Acacia Strain has announced a fall headline tour, dubbed "To Catch A Predatour." The East Coast trek will also feature The Red Chord, Terror, Gaza, and The Contortionist. Here's the latest schedule: read more

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Labels: Queens Of The Stone Age Frontman Finds Another New Home For His Rekords Rekords Label

Posted Aug. 31, 2010, 4:53 a.m.

It would appear that the partnership between Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Joshua Homme’s label Rekords Rekords‘ and Dangerbird Records didn’t make it off the ground. Instead a new affiliation with Ipecac Recordings has been announced with the following press release available: “LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30 — Joshua Homme’s ... read more

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Labels: Voyager Sign With Creator-Destructor Records

Posted Aug. 31, 2010, 4:53 a.m.

Voyager have inked a deal with Creator-Destructor Records and will begin recording their new album for the label in late October at Planet Z Studios with producer Zeuss (Shadows Fall, The Acacia Strain). An early 2011 release date is being planned. read more

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Tours: A Storm Of Light Reveal October European/UK Tour

Posted Aug. 31, 2010, 4:52 a.m.

A Storm Of Light have lined up the following European/UK dates for later this year: read more

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MP3s: Cough Premiere New Track

Posted Aug. 31, 2010, 4:51 a.m.

Cough have made their new track “Crooked Spine” available for streaming online over at their Myspace. The song is taken form their Relapse debut “Ritual Abuse“, which is on course for an October 26th release date. read more

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Records: Irons/Pulling Teeth Split In The Mixing Stages

Posted Aug. 31, 2010, 4:51 a.m.

Irons‘ (Converge, Integrity, etc,) upcoming split with Pulling Teeth is currently in the mixing stages with a release to follow in the coming months. read more

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Labels: Full Blown Chaos Sign With Ironclad Recordings

Posted Aug. 31, 2010, 4:50 a.m.

Full Blown Chaos have inked a deal with Ironclad Recordings and will release their new album through the label in early 2011. The following press release was issued regarding their signing: “Ironclad Recordings is proud to announce the addition of heavy hardcore powerhouse Full Blown Chaos from Queens, New York ... read more

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Bands: Pantera Elaborate On “The Will To Survive”

Posted Aug. 31, 2010, 4:50 a.m.

The Pantera camp have cleared up the confusion surrounding their newly released track “The Will To Survive“. Speaking via the bands Facebook page, the following insight was offered: “Lots of you seem to be confused about “The Will to Survive“. Just to clarify, this is a demo track from the ... read more

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Bands: Behemoth Frontman Comments

Posted Aug. 31, 2010, 4:49 a.m.

Behemoth frontman Adam “Nergal” Darski has commented on the fan support he’s received since the acknowledgement of his Leukemia diagnosis, here’s what he had to say: “I haven’t intended to manifest myself in any way and, especially at this stage, to share my feelings or any other news with the ... read more

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Records: Architects Reveal New Album Title

Posted Aug. 29, 2010, 1:23 a.m.

Architects have set “The Here And Now” as the title to their new album which will see a release early next year through Century Media. In the meantime, the track “Day In Day Out” will serve as the first single from the release and will be available at digital retailers ... read more

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Records: Circle Of Animals To Release Full-Length In October

Posted Aug. 29, 2010, 1:22 a.m.

Circle Of Animals, who feature Sanford Parker (Minsk, The High Confessions, etc.) and Bruce Lamont (Yakuza) within their ranks, will issue their full-length debut “Destroy The Light” through Relapse on October 12th. The outing will feature guest drumming from the likes of Steve Shelley (Sonic Youth), Dave Witte (Municipal Waste/Burnt ... read more

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MP3s: Pantera To Debut Previously Unreleased Track Online This Coming Monday

Posted Aug. 29, 2010, 1:21 a.m.

Pantera’s previously unreleased track “The Will To Survive” will debut online over at the bands Facebook this coming Monday, August 30th. The track, a b-side from the “Cowboys From Hell” sessions, will appear on the upcoming 20th anniversary re-release of the aforementioned album, which is scheduled to tarrive on September ... read more

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Records: Cynic Begin Writing New Album

Posted Aug. 29, 2010, 1:21 a.m.

Cynic are focusing on their next album and are in the very early stages of writing material for it. Speaking on that and their recent touring, the band offered the following statement: “Dear Cynic family, We’d like to thank you guys for making our first ever US headlining tour a ... read more

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Tours: Watain Confirm Late 2010 Tour

Posted Aug. 29, 2010, 1:20 a.m.

Following the cancellation of their previously planned late 2010 trek supporting Behemoth, Watain and Black Anvil will hit the road together later this year. The tour will see Watain headlining with Goatwhore as direct support. Dates for the trek, which has been dubbed the “Lawless Darkness North American Tour“, can ... read more

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Bands: Zao Offer Update

Posted Aug. 29, 2010, 1:19 a.m.

Zao recently updated their Myspace with the following posting regarding their new album and more: “If you have noticed that hideous picture of us that dominated the site for the better part of two years (and the coding that made it next to impossible to update anything) is gone. Myspace ... read more

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Labels: Relapse Records signs Royal Thunder

Posted Aug. 29, 2010, 1:18 a.m.

Official press release: Relapse Records is proud to announce the signing of Atlanta, GA's Royal Thunder. Royal Thunder (Mlny Parsonz – bass / vocals, Josh Weaver – guitar, Jesse Stuber - drums) is a haunting rock band that lures listeners in with their dark rhythms and soulful vocals. The band ... read more

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Bands: Helms Alee prepares new album

Posted Aug. 27, 2010, 12:17 a.m.

Helms Alee is currently writing material for their next album. The group will enter the studio with producer Matt Bayles (Mastodon, Minus The Bear) this fall to track the yet-to-be titled effort, which is expected to surface this winter via Hydra Head Records. read more

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Records: MY DYING BRIDE TO RELEASE 20TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION

Posted Aug. 26, 2010, 12:01 p.m.

From The Inbox: 2010 marks the 20th anniversary of the UK doom titan, My Dying Bride.  To commemorate two decades of doom and gloom, the band embarked upon a project to re-work familiar melodies and themes from My Dying Bride’s extensive catalogue into long, flowing symphonic compositions, including new vocals ... read more

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Bands: Further Seems Forever to reunite

Posted Aug. 25, 2010, 2:24 p.m.

Exclaim is reporting that Further Seems Forever have reunited with original vocalist (and Dashboard Confessional leader) Chris Carrabba. Further Seems Forever posted a video on a newly launched website yesterday of the band rehearsing "The Moon Is Down" with Carrabba on vocals. The video concludes with word "Spring" hinting at ... read more

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Tours: Coliseum Announce Tour

Posted Aug. 25, 2010, 2:23 p.m.

Coliseum have announced the next few months of tour dates as they hit the road in support of their latest album, House with a Curse. The band will be touring North America with Burning Love from August 27th to September 19th, play two shows with Young Livers and then head ... read more

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MP3s: Cephalic Carnage Streaming New Album

Posted Aug. 25, 2010, 2:22 p.m.

Cephalic Carnage’s entire new album “Misled By Certainty” can currently be streamed online over at the bands Myspace. The album will see an August 31st release date through Relapse. read more

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Bands: The Funeral Pyre Comment On Fatal Van Accident

Posted Aug. 25, 2010, 2:21 p.m.

The Funeral Pyre have commented on the van accident they were involved in earlier this month which claimed the life of Early Graves vocalist Makh Daniels with the following statement: “Sometimes, you go through a life altering situation. That’s how these past two weeks have been for all involved in ... read more

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Bands: Behemoth Confirm Nergal’s Leukemia Diagnosis

Posted Aug. 25, 2010, 2:21 p.m.

Behemoth have confirmed that band frontman Adam “Nergal” Darski is currently suffering from Leukemia and issued the following statement on the matter: “BEHEMOTH leader Nergal has just found out he needs a marrow transplant to fight the sickness he has recently been diagnosed with (leukemia). In light of this he ... read more

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Bands: Doomriders Part Ways With Drummer

Posted Aug. 25, 2010, 2:20 p.m.

Doomriders have announced the departure of drummer JR Conners from their lineup, presumably for him to focus on Cave In and his family life. In his place for the time being will be Ben Koller of Converge, Acid Tiger, etc. fame. In addition, Doomriders have been added to Sleep’s upcoming ... read more

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Records: The Atlas Moth Planning Digital Covers EP

Posted Aug. 24, 2010, 11:06 a.m.

The Atlas Moth are preparing a digital only covers EP entitled “The One Amongst The Weed Fields” for a September 28th release date through Candlelight. The effort will feature the bands renditions of the following songs: The Mamas & The Papas – “California Dreamin’” Pink Floyd – “Fearless” Failure – ... read more

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Bands: The Dillinger Escape Plan Frontman Remixes KMFDM

Posted Aug. 24, 2010, 11:06 a.m.

The Dillinger Escape Plan frontman Greg Puciato recently recapped his summer touring and the bands plans for the immediate future in a lengthy update. Among the various details was word that he recently worked on an upcoming KMFDM remix. Further info is expected in the coming weeks. read more

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Records: Down Eyeing October Release Date

Posted Aug. 24, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

Down look to have remedied the legal issues which derailed the originally planned March 2010 release of their new live DVD/CD set “Diary Of A Mad Band“. The group are currently on course to release the outing on October 05th. read more

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Rumors: Behemoth Frontman Nergal Suffering From Leukemia

Posted Aug. 24, 2010, 11:04 a.m.

Polish news site TVP is reporting that Behemoth frontman/guitarist Adam “Nergal” Darski is currently suffering from advanced Leukemia and will require a bone marrow transplant to fully recover. The report further states his fiancé Dorota “Doda” Rabczewska has already donated her bone marrow, though it is currently not known if ... read more

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Records: Kylesa Reveal Album Details

Posted Aug. 24, 2010, 11:04 a.m.

Kylesa are currently working on a video for their track “Tired Climb“, which is set to serve as the first single from their forthcoming new album “Spiral Shadow“. In other news, the band have revealed the track listing for the album, it runs as follows: 01 – “Tired Climb” 02 ... read more

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MP3s: Comeback Kid Streaming New Album

Posted Aug. 24, 2010, 11:03 a.m.

Comeback Kid’s entire new album “Symptoms + Cures” can be streamed online over at Exclaim.ca. It will arrive in stores next Tuesday, August 31st, through Victory. read more

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MP3s: The Secret Streaming New Track

Posted Aug. 24, 2010, 11:02 a.m.

The Secret’s new track “Double Slaughter” is currently available for streaming online over at Brooklynvegan.com. The track is taken from the groups forthcoming album “Solve Et Coagula“, which will see a September 28th release date through Southern Lord. read more

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Shows: The Weakerthans to play shows

Posted Aug. 24, 2010, 3:33 a.m.

The Weakerthans have announced four album-themed performances in their hometown of Winnipeg. The band noted: We are excited to announce that we are playing 4 shows here in Winnipeg this coming December! Each night, we'll be playing at a different venue, performing a different record, plus other favourite songs. All ... read more

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Labels: Run for Cover signs Basement

Posted Aug. 24, 2010, 3:32 a.m.

Run for Cover has inked Ipswich, UK's Basement. The label will release the band's debut full-length in 2011, but have already made a new digital single, Two Songs, available for free or donation-based download at their bandcamp page. UK label City of Gold is planning a limited cassette version of ... read more

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Records: Guiltmaker gives away new EP

Posted Aug. 24, 2010, 3:32 a.m.

Tampa, FL's Guiltmaker have uploaded their new EP The Emerald Coast. The five song set is available for free download at the group's Bandcamp page. The Emerald Coast follows up the band's 2009 full-length for Kiss of Death, Dilemmas. read more

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Records: Vision Of Disorder set to enter studio

Posted Aug. 24, 2010, 3:28 a.m.

During a recent interview with Horns Up Rocks, Vision Of Disorder frontman Tim Williams revealed that the group will enter the studio in mid-September to record five songs to shop to prospective record labels. The interview includes the following details from Williams: "We're gonna go in and we're only gonna ... read more

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MP3s: Torche Streaming New Track

Posted Aug. 24, 2010, 3:27 a.m.

Torche’s new track “U.F.O.” has been made available for streaming over at Stereogum.com. In addition, the song has also now been made available for purchase through iTunes. It comes from the groups new album “Songs For Singles“, which is set for a September 21st release date through Hydra Head. read more

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Records: No Redeeming Social Value to release live CD

Posted Aug. 23, 2010, 5 p.m.

Legendary NYC hardcore punk outfit, No Redeeming Social Value, is proud to announce a September 7th release date for High In Holland, a 19-song beer-drinking romp, recorded at the Dynamo in Eindhoven, Holland, to be released on Dead City Records.             The professionally captured, High In Holland, was recorded on October 18, 2007 ... read more

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Tours: BARREN EARTH TO HEAD OVERSEAS FOR DEBUT US TOUR

Posted Aug. 23, 2010, 4:58 p.m.

From the inbox: The past year has been a massive success for Finland’s emerging prog/death metal supergroup, Barren Earth.  What started out as a mere side project featuring members of Moonsorrow, Swallow The Sun, Kreator, and more, has resulted in the release of an EP, ‘Our Twilight’, a critically acclaimed ... read more

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MP3s: THE SHOWDOWN STREAMING ‘BLOOD IN THE GEARS’ ON AOL.COM

Posted Aug. 23, 2010, 4:57 p.m.

From the inbox: NASHVILLE, TN – Nashville’s longstanding Southern-style heavy metal outfit, The Showdown, will release their fourth studio album, Blood In The Gears, on Tuesday, August 24th.   However, fans can get a sneak peek at the soon-to-be-released head banger in its entirety right now on AOL.com.  Head over to: http://music.aol.com/new-releases-full-cds/#/15 this week ... read more

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Tours: Helmet Tap Intronaut For North American Tour

Posted Aug. 23, 2010, 4:51 p.m.

Intronaut have been tapped to open for Helmet on the second leg of the latter’s North American headlining run. Dates for the trek can be found below. Both bands have new albums in the wings with Helmet’s “Seeing Eye Dog” set to bow on September 07th and Intronaut’s “Valley Of ... read more

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Records: Opeth/Porcupine Tree Project Reveal Tentative Album Title

Posted Aug. 23, 2010, 4:50 p.m.

“Storm Corrosion” has been chosen as the working title to the forthcoming collaborative album from Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson and Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt. A release is expected sometime next year with the pair warning listeners to not “expect any metal” from the project. read more

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Tours: Neurosis And Cave In Frontmen To Team Up For UK/IRE Tour

Posted Aug. 23, 2010, 4:50 p.m.

Cave In frontman Stephen Brodsky will be heading overseas in December for a solo UK/Ireland tour opening for Scott Kelly of Neurosis. Dates include: read more

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Records: Alain Johannes’ New Album Delayed To October

Posted Aug. 23, 2010, 4:49 p.m.

Alain Johannes‘ forthcoming solo offering “Spark” has been pushed back to an October 05th release date through Rekords Rekords/Ipecac. read more

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Shows: Morning Again reunion show announced

Posted Aug. 23, 2010, 4:48 p.m.

Florida hardcore band Morning Again, inactive since 1999, will play a reunion show in December. The show will take place on Saturday, December 11th at Churchill's Pub in Miami, FL. The band line-up will reportedly consist of Kevin Byers on vocals, John Wylie and Steve Looker on guitar, Jerry Villarroel ... read more

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Records: Ulcerate prepares new album

Posted Aug. 23, 2010, 4:48 p.m.

Official press release: New Zealand's Ulcerate are currently in the studio working on their third full-length album and second for Willowtip titled "The Destroyers of All." To document the recording, Ulcerate has created a special website that includes a making-of blog, photographs, and video clips. The site will continuously be ... read more

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Records: The Ocean finishes recording new album

Posted Aug. 23, 2010, 4:47 p.m.

Official press release: The Ocean are currently in the process of mixing their upcoming album Anthropocentric at Studio Mecanique in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, the same place where Heliocentric was recorded and mixed. The album will be mastered on August 25th by Svante Forsbäck in Helsinki. Musically, the album feels somehow ... read more

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Records: Haemorrhage recording new album

Posted Aug. 23, 2010, 4:47 p.m.

Official press release: Haemorrhage has started recording their new full-length album and follow-up to 2006’s Apology For Pathology. The band has posted an in-studio clip online now at this location. The yet-untitled album will see an early 2011 release date through Relapse Records with additional album details to be announced ... read more

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Tours: Holy Fuck Tour

Posted Aug. 23, 2010, 4:40 p.m.

Twinkly instrumental knob-twiddlers Holy Fuck released the new album Latin earlier this year and then spent a good chunk of their summer touring. They're not done yet. This fall, they'll return to North America for a marathon tour. We've got all their dates below. read more

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Records: Brian Eno Reveals Warp Album Details

Posted Aug. 23, 2010, 4:39 p.m.

Big-time producer, art-rock god, and ambient mastermind Brian Eno returns with his first album for Warp Records, Small Craft on a Milk Sea. The album was made with similarly experimental collaborators Jon Hopkins and Leo Abrahams and is out November 2 (November 15 in the UK). Small Craft on a ... read more

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Bands: Ted Leo Announces Mysterious Musical

Posted Aug. 23, 2010, 4:38 p.m.

On his website, punk legend Ted Leo has just posted an epic 3000-word screed about his career and the difficulty of making a living while remaining punk rock. It's well-trod ground for Leo, especially after false rumors about his retirement from music made the rounds earlier this year. The entry ... read more

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Records: A Sunny Day in Glasgow to Give Away New Album

Posted Aug. 23, 2010, 4:38 p.m.

When they were working on their 2009 album Ashes Grammar, Philadelphia dream-poppers A Sunny Day in Glasgow wrote a ton of songs, not all of which made it onto the final album. Some of those songs made their way onto Nitetime Rainbows, the EP that the band released earlier this ... read more

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Records: Destroyer Announces New Collaborative EP

Posted Aug. 23, 2010, 4:35 p.m.

 Destroyer is coming back with a new limited edition, two-song 12" EP out November 2 via Merge. The A-side, "Archer on the Beach", is a collaboration between Destroyer mastermind Dan Bejar and ambient guru Tim Hecker; the flip side, "Grief Point", has Bejar working with Loscil, aka Destroyer drummer Scott ... read more

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Labels: John Darnielle's Mountain Goats and Extra Lens Sign to Merge Records

Posted Aug. 17, 2010, 9:23 a.m.

The Mountain Goats frontman John Darnielle lives in Durham, North Carolina, the same town where indie megalith Merge is based. Mountain Goats drummer Jon Wurster also plays in Merge's Superchunk, alongside Merge founders Mac McCaughan and Laura Ballance. And now two of Darnielle's projects have signed to Merge. Makes sense, ... read more

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Bands: Tyondai Braxton Leaves Battles

Posted Aug. 17, 2010, 9:22 a.m.

The thundering, adventurous math-rockers Battles are about to look a whole lot different. As Battles have just announced in a statement on the Warp Records website, Tyondai Braxton has left the band.   Braxton also works as a solo artist, and the band's statement claims that the amicable split came ... read more

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MP3s: The National Play New Song

Posted Aug. 17, 2010, 9:12 a.m.

Just when you thought the National couldn't get more tortured, they go and play a brand new piano ballad called "You Were a Kindness" on Minnesota Public Radio station the Current. Listen to session over at the Current website (via Each Note Secure). They also play "England", "Terrible Love", and ... read more

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Records: None More Black Detail LP

Posted Aug. 17, 2010, 9:10 a.m.

None More Black have announced and detailed their third album, Icons. The album is due out October 26, 2010 and was recorded by Philadelphia's own, Will Yip. This is the first release with new drummer Richard Minino and it also features artwork by Paul Romano. read more

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Tours: Greg Graffin To Tour

Posted Aug. 17, 2010, 9:09 a.m.

Bad Religion frontman and UCLA professor Greg Graffin has announced a few book tour dates over the next few month. The musician will release his new book Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science and Bad Religion in a World Without God on September 28, 2010, the same day BR's new album The ... read more

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Records: Red City Radio title upcoming LP

Posted Aug. 17, 2010, 9:08 a.m.

Oklahoma City, OK's Red City Radio have announced the title of their forthcoming debut full-length for Paper and Plastick. The record will be titled The Dangers of Standing Still and it's expected out later this year. The group recently entered the studio with producer Stephen Egerton to begin work on ... read more

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Records: Donnybrook album set for release

Posted Aug. 17, 2010, 9:07 a.m.

Official press release: Los Angeles, California's Donnybrook are set to release their new album "The Beast Inside" on October 12th on Eulogy Recordings. "The Beast Inside" is their highly anticipated follow up to "Lions In This Game" (2005). The album was produced by Dre Stewart (Donnybrook), Martin Stewart (Donnybrook/Terror) and ... read more

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Bands: And Hell Followed With tour cut short

Posted Aug. 17, 2010, 9:06 a.m.

Official press release: British death metal act Ignominious Incarceration have been forced to cancel their headlining European tour with Detroit deathcore destroyers And Hell Followed With after the bands' tour van crashed. After a strong start to the tour, a few of the shows in mainland Europe fell through with ... read more

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Records: Times Of Grace To Release Debut Album In November

Posted Aug. 17, 2010, 9:05 a.m.

Times Of Grace have inked a deal with Roadrunner for the November 09th release of their debut album “The Hymn Of A Broken Man“. As previously reported, the band features Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz paired with ex-Killswitch Engage/Current The Empire shall Fall frontman Jesse Leach. More info on that ... read more

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Tours: The Ghost Inside Announce Tour

Posted Aug. 17, 2010, 9:05 a.m.

The Ghost Inside will embark on a U.S. headlining run later this year with First Blood, A Loss For Words, Deez Nuts and Hundredth in tow. Evergreen Terrace will also join the bill for a handful of dates with the schedule set to run as follows: read more

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Labels: Casting Curses join Panic Records

Posted Aug. 16, 2010, 3:11 p.m.

 Panic Records has added upstate New York's Casting Curses to their roster. The label will release a new EP from the group entitled Cold All Over Again; a release date along with a pre-order is expected soon. Once out, it'll follow up the band's 2009 EP, Heartificial. The band is ... read more

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Labels: Century Media Records signs Insomnium

Posted Aug. 16, 2010, 3:11 p.m.

  Official press release: Century Media Records is proud to announce the signing of Insomnium who recently won the Finnish Metal Awards earlier this year for Best Band and Best Album (for the 2009 album "Across The Dark"). The band comments: "We are very happy to announce that we have ... read more

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Records: Neurosis Release New Live Album

Posted Aug. 16, 2010, 3:10 p.m.

Neurosis have released a new live effort dubbed “Live At Roadburn 2007” through Neurot Recordings. As referenced by the title, the outing captures the bands live performance at the annual “Roadburn Festival” in Tilburg, NET back in 2007. It features the following track listing: 01 – “Given To The Rising” ... read more

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Records: Mammifer Readying New Album

Posted Aug. 16, 2010, 3:09 p.m.

Mamiffer (ex-Isis) have nearly finished work on their new album. The effort will feature a number of guest appearances with the following announcement regarding it recently being made: “Last september Mamiffer began tracking material for a new album, and finally after almost a year of on-and-off work it is nearly ... read more

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Bands: Evergreen Terrace Comment On Pittsburgh, PA Fan Altercation

Posted Aug. 16, 2010, 3:09 p.m.

Evergreen Terrace have posted their side of an altercation that took place recently in Pittsburgh, PA in which the band are alleged to have assaulted a female concertgoer. Their statement reads as follows: “Because of the amount of attention that the “ET fight” rumor has caused, we want to answer ... read more

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Records: Slayer Planning Vinyl Box Set For October

Posted Aug. 16, 2010, 3:08 p.m.

Slayer are readying a vinyl box set collection of their ten American Recordings albums for an October 12th release date. Dubbed “The Vinyl Conflict“, the set will feature classics from the bands back catalogue such as “Reign In Blood“, “South Of Heaven“, “Seasons In The Abyss” and more. Additional details ... read more

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MP3s: Terror Streaming New Track

Posted Aug. 16, 2010, 3:07 p.m.

Terror’s new track “Return To Strength” can currently be streamed online over at Stereokiller.com. The song comes from their new album “Keepers Of The Faith“, which will land in stores on September 14th through Century Media. read more

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MP3s: Baroness Drummer Remixes Surfer Blood

Posted Aug. 16, 2010, 3:06 p.m.

Baroness drummer Allen Blickle recently remixed Surfer Blood’s track “Twin Peaks“, you can check that out over at Stereogum.com. read more

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Bands: Byzantine Comment On Hiatus

Posted Aug. 16, 2010, 3:05 p.m.

Byzantine have offered the following regarding their on again, off again hiatus and the current status of their lineup: “Hey guys, OJ here. We have been receiving alot of emails and texts lately about a rumor regarding us losing a band member. Well, the rumors are TRUE. First, let me ... read more

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Tours: Outbreak, Hour Of The Wolf, etc. tour

Posted Aug. 14, 2010, 2:27 a.m.

Official press release: We're proud to announce the first annual Think Fast! Records and Think Fast! Booking showcase tour. The full U.S. will start October 22nd in Boston and hit most major U.S. cities including a stop at The Fest in Gainesville. Outbreak and Hour Of The Wolf will appear ... read more

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Records: Pelican anniversary box to surface in Oct.

Posted Aug. 14, 2010, 2:26 a.m.

Official press release: Chicago's reigning gods of heavy instrumental rock, Pelican, have announced plans to play two very special shows in celebration of their 10-year anniversary box set release, out October 19th on Berlin, Germany's Viva Hate Records. The elegantly packaged wooden-box set will be limited to a run of ... read more

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Records: Kylesa album set for release

Posted Aug. 14, 2010, 2:26 a.m.

Official press release: Kylesa will release Spiral Shadow, the eagerly anticipated follow-up to their breakthrough album Static Tensions, on October 26 via Season of Mist. Recorded at the Jam Room in Columbia, SC earlier this summer, the eleven-track album was once again produced by band member and renowned producer Phillip ... read more

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Shows: Kayo Dot To Perform New Album Live

Posted Aug. 14, 2010, 2:24 a.m.

Kayo Dot have completed a new album by the name of “Stained Glass” and plan to perform it live at the Bowery Electric in New York City, NY on August 24th. More details on the album are expected in the coming weeks. read more

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Tours: East Of The Wall Seeking Help With Fall European Tour

Posted Aug. 14, 2010, 2:23 a.m.

East Of The Wall are planning to tour Europe through September and October and are currently seeking help booking some of the shows. More info on that can be found over at the bands Myspace. read more

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Bands: Kingdom Of Sorrow Guitarist To Miss “Ozzfest” Dates

Posted Aug. 14, 2010, 2:23 a.m.

Kingdom Of Sorrow will be short guitarist Kirk Windstein for their upcoming Ozzfest run as a result of Windstein (also of Down/Crowbar) entering Alcoholics Anonymous. He will be replaced by Kenny Hickey of Type O Negative fame at the shows. Speaking on his decision to step down, Windstein offered the ... read more

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Records: Terror Preview “Keepers Of The Faith” With New Video Teaser

Posted Aug. 14, 2010, 2:21 a.m.

A video teaser featuring audio samples of every track from Terror’s forthcoming new album “Keepers Of The Faith” has been made available online and can be found below. The album itself is set for a September 14th release date through Century Media. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OM4cHR8Mzzs&feature=player_embedded read more

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Records: Down Guitarist Comments On New Album

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:57 a.m.

The UK branch of Roadrunner Records recently caught up with Down guitarist Kirk Windstein to talk about the bands next album. He had the following to say on that: “[We've written] two songs and we’re really happy with them; kinda’ getting in that groove now you know? Usually when we ... read more

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Records: Triptykon To Release New EP In October

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:56 a.m.

Triptykon will release a new EP dubbed “Shatter” through Century Media on October 26th. The outing will sport the following track listing: 01 – “Shatter” 02 – “I Am The Twilight” 03 – “Crucifixus” 04 – “Circle Of The Tyrants” (Celtic Frost cover) (live at “Roadburn Festival” 2010) 05 – ... read more

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Bands: All Shall Perish Involved In Van Accident, Seeking Donations

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:55 a.m.

All Shall Perish were involved in a van accident while on tour over the weekend. Despite wrecking their van, the band escaped the accident unscathed and are currently working out a solution to rejoin the “Summer Slaughter Tour” on August 13th in Denver, CO. In the meantime, the group are ... read more

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Records: Relapse To Reissue Today Is The Day’s “In The Eyes Of God” In September

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:54 a.m.

Relapse are preparing a reissue of Today Is The Day’s “In The Eyes Of God” for a September 28th release date. The new version of the outing will sport a new mastering job, along with revamped packaging and a bonus DVD featuring the “In The Eyes Of God” lineup, which ... read more

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Tours: Sleep Expand September Reunion Plans

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:53 a.m.

Sleep have expanded their upcoming “Marijuanaut’s Return” reunion tour plans with a number of shows. The updated schedule now runs as follows: read more

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Records: Between The Buried And Me To Record New EP In December

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:52 a.m.

Between The Buried And Me are planning to record a new EP in December according to a recent interview with band bassist Dan Briggs. Also revealed were plans for band guitarist Paul Waggoner to tour with Lamb Of God later this year. More info is expected in the coming weeks. read more

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Labels: Father Befouled Sign With Relapse

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:51 a.m.

Father Befouled have inked a deal with Relapse and will release their latest album “Morbid Destitution Of Covenant” through the label on September 14th. read more

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Bands: Big Business Confirm New Guitarist

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:50 a.m.

A recent posting from Big Business drummer Coady Willis has revealed that the band have added guitarist Scott Martin to their lineup. The tweet announcing his addition can be found below: “Big Biz news:welcome Scott Martin on guitar! We are excited. This is gonna be good. http://twitpic.com/2d5ufu“ read more

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Tours: High On Fire Announce Fall Tour With Torche And Kylesa

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:50 a.m.

High On Fire will embark on the “Sanctioned Annihilation Tour” this fall with Torche and Kylesa in tow. Dates for the trek run as follows: read more

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Bands: Mantic Ritual Drops Drummer

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:49 a.m.

  Mantic Ritual has announced the departure of drummer Adam Haritan. Here's the official word: "As some of you may already know, we are no longer working with our drummer, Adam Haritan. This was a mutual decision and we all agree that it's best for everyone involved. It's been obvious ... read more

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Shows: FYF Fest Lineup Announced

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:49 a.m.

This year's FYF Fest will take place on Saturday, September 4th at the Los Angeles State Historic Park in Los Angeles, CA. Tickets are $25 in advance and the following acts are scheduled to perform: The Rapture Panda Bear Sleep Dead Man's Bones Unbroken !!! Man Man 7 Seconds Thee ... read more

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Rumors: Crime In Stereo breaks up?

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:48 a.m.

If official band social networking accounts are to be believed, melodic hardcore band Crime In Stereo has called it quits. The group's Myspace, Twitter, and Facebook pages all say something akin to "Crime In Stereo is dead (2002-2010)." No additional information has been provided, though we expect something to surface ... read more

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Records: Protest The Hero Recording

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:47 a.m.

Protest The Hero will begin recording their third full-length later this month. The band will once again be working with producer Julius "Juice" Butty (Alexisonfire) at both Jukasa Studios and Silo Recording Studio and the album will be mixed by producer/engineer Machine for an expected early-2011 release via Vagrant Records. read more

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Rumors: The Constantines Break Up?

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:46 a.m.

Exclaim is speculating that the Constantines recent appearance at the Dawson City Music Festival this past July may have been the band's last for the forseeable future. Frontman Bryan Webb played coy in a recent interview with CBC Radio 3, refusing to make any finalistic statments on the band's future ... read more

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Records: John K. Samson to release 'Provincial Road 222' EP in September

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:45 a.m.

Weakerthans frontman John K. Samson will release a new solo EP on September 21st titled Provincial Road 222. The collection will be available as a limited edition 7" and digital download via Epitaph / ANTI- Records in North America and Grand Hotel Van Cleef in Europe. The European version arrives ... read more

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Records: The Measure (SA) detail 'Notes,'

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:44 a.m.

New Brunswick, NJ's The Measure (SA) have detailed their upcoming full-length for No Idea Records. The record is titled Notes and it's due out October 5, 2010, and will be the group's first full-length since 2006's Historical Fiction, though they've released a fair amount of EPs, 7-inches and collections since ... read more

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Bands: Greg Graffin to release 'Anarchy Evolution' book September 28

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:42 a.m.

In the name of synergy, Bad Religion frontman Greg Graffin will release his new book Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science and Bad Religion in a World Without God on September 28, 2010, the same day BR's new album The Dissent of Man is slated for release. read more

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Records: Cave In working on new album 'White Silence'

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:41 a.m.

Buzzgrinder has the scoop on the next Cave In record. The website reached out to the band's frontman Stephen Brodsky, who revealed several details including the album's title, White Silence. An album's worth of material has been recorded and is set to be mixed at the end of August. The ... read more

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Bands: Andrew Jackson Jihad, Porches, Treasure Mammal, Father's Day auction test pressing for migrant aid

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:40 a.m.

Andrew Jackson Jihad have released a four way split with Porches, Treasure Mammal and Father's Day titled The Chronicles of Joe Arpaio. The split addresses the actions of said sheriff as well as the controversially unconstitutional Arizona SB 1070. As most of you know there is a ton of crazy ... read more

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Splits: Broadway Calls kicks out bassist Matt Koenig

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:39 a.m.

Punknews has been informed that Rainier, OR pop-punk trio Broadway Calls have given bassist/vocalist Matt Koenig the boot. Koenig gave us the following statement verbatim: "Hello today, it's Matt Koenig here to break the sad sad news that i am no longer in Broadway Calls. I was asked to leave ... read more

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Tours: The Gaslight Anthem Tour

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:38 a.m.

The Gaslight Anthem have announced some more American tour dates for the fall. Joining them on all dates will be labelmates Fake Problems, while Bridge and Tunnel will appear on the first leg and Rival Schools on the second. More dates are expected to be announced soon. read more

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Tours: Ceremony Tour

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:37 a.m.

Floral Park, CA hardcore outfit Ceremony are in the midst of an extensive tour in support of their new full-length for Bridge Nine Records, Rohnert Park. The band will play dates around the US for the rest of August (including a handful of shows with Punch) before heading to Europe ... read more

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Records: Banner Pilot begin work on next LP

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:35 a.m.

Minneapolis, MN's Banner Pilot have begun work on their third full-length and will be posting updates to their tumblr throughout the process. Here's a snippet from the first update: "Starting to make decent progress on things. Right now, here is where we are at: I have about 40 song ideas ... read more

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Records: Ampere completes recording LP

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, 12:30 a.m.

Amherst, MA DIY hardcore outfit Ampere have completed work on a full-length for No Idea Records. According to the group, it's comprised of fifteen tracks and is "several years in the making." The band hopes to have it out by the end of 2010, and we'll keep you posted on ... read more

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Records: Lemuria sets title, release date for new LP

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:31 a.m.

Lemuria have announced the title and release date for their sophomore full-length. The record is titled Pebble and it's due out on November 9, 2010 via Bridge Nine Records, following up their Asian Man Records-released 2008 debut, Get Better. Pebble was recorded at The Magpie Cage in Baltimore, MD with ... read more

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Records: Small Brown Bike in the studio

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:30 a.m.

Small Brown Bike have entered the studio today with producer J Robbins to begin work on a new album for No Idea Records. The band has also launched a blog where they'll be offering updates from the studio. More information is expected soon. The Michigan quartet have released a pair ... read more

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Labels: Weezer signs to Epitaph

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:30 a.m.

Weezer has signed to Epitaph Records. Label head Brett Gurewitz confirmed the news via Twitter earlier today. Alternative Press is reporting that the band's next album will be titled Hurley and will arrive on Epitaph on September 14th with a fall tour to follow. Weezer released seven full lengths via ... read more

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Tours: Envy Announces dates with Touche Amore

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:29 a.m.

Japanese proto-screamo veterans Envy will be doing a series of dates in the U.S. this fall. Joining them on all dates will be Touché Amoré and And So I Watch You from Afar. Additionally, Trash Talk will join up as main support for one leg and La Dispute for the ... read more

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Records: Screeching Weasel's "Television City Dream" to be re-mixed and re-released

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:26 a.m.

Ben Weasel has posted a tweet announcing the remixing and re-release of Screeching Weasel's 1998 album Television City Dream. According to the Weasel "the original mix sucks and it's been bugging the hell out of me for 12 years...Justin Perkins is doing the Television City Dream re-mix. I just heard ... read more

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Bands: Atheist fires bassist

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:26 a.m.

Atheist has announced the recent dismissal of bass player Tony Choy. The group has issued the following statement: "First we would like to extend sincere apologies to all Atheist fans around the world. We have been silent on the matter of a former member being dismissed for some time, but ... read more

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Records: Children Of Bodom recording new album

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:24 a.m.

  Finnish metal band Children Of Bodom is currently in the studio recording a new album for Spinefarm/Universal. Tracking is taking place in Helsinki with producer/engineer Matt Hyde (Slayer, Hatebreed) at the helm and production is expected to continue through September. Bassist Henri Seppala has issued the following update: "Drums ... read more

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Shows: Fun Fun Fun Fest 2010 line-up

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:24 a.m.

The line-up has been announced for the 5th annual Fun Fun Fun Fest, set to take place on November 5, 6, and 7 at Waterloo Park in Austin, TX. For the first time, a third evening was added to the event. Among the acts you might care about are Mastodon, ... read more

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Tours: Despised Icon's final U.S. tour dates

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:23 a.m.

Dates have surfaced for Despised Icon's final U.S. tour, which will kick off in mid-September. As previously reported, the group will be joined by Misery Index and Revocation. Here you go: read more

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Records: Hail Of Bullets completes new album

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:22 a.m.

Official press release: Dutch death metal masters Hail Of Bullets have finished the recordings for their long-anticipated second full-length, to be released this October. Comments drummer Ed Warby: "I don't think I've ever worked this hard on anything in my entire life, but it sure has paid off! Although 'Of ... read more

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Tours: Buzzov*en announces tour dates

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:22 a.m.

North Carolina-based metal band Buzzov*en has announced U.S. headlining tour dates. The newly reunited unit will tour this fall for the first time in 12 years. Here you go: read more

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Bands: Fear Factory narrowly escapes bus fire

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:21 a.m.

Official press release: Northamptonshire, England: Fear Factory in the early morning hours narrowly escaped fire that quickly engulfed their tour bus while in route to London. The fire reportedly stemmed from a back wheel tire before spreading throughout the double-decker coach. BBC News confirms the fire closed down two lanes ... read more

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Tours: Behemoth To Tour North America Later This Year

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:20 a.m.

  Behemoth will team up with Watain, Withered and Black Anvil for “The Lawless States Of Heretika Tour“. The schedule for the trek runs as follows: read more

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Videos: Behemoth Reveal Title For New Live DVD

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:19 a.m.

Behemoth have set “Evangelia Heretika” as the title to their new DVD outing which will be out through Metal Blade this fall. More details on the effort will be announced shortly. In the meantime, band frontman/guitarist Nergal commented on the outing with the following: “We’ve been through hell and back ... read more

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Records: Details Revealed For Soundgarden’s “Telephantasm”

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:19 a.m.

Soundgarden have revealed the details for their upcoming new retrospective set “Telephantasm” which they will release on September 28th. The official press release on the matter can be found below: “Soundgarden will release their first collection of music since 1996, Telephantasm on September 28th in the US and September 27th ... read more

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Records: Arson Anthem To Release New Album In October

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:18 a.m.

Arson Anthem are prepping their full-length debut “Insecurity Notoriety” or an October 12th release date through Housecore. The band of course features Phil Anselmo of Pantera, Down, etc. fame alongside Hank Williams III, Mike IX Williams of Eyehategod and Colin Yeo. Speaking on the album, Anselmo offered the following: “I’m ... read more

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Labels: Omnium Gatherum Sign With Lifeforce

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:17 a.m.

Omnium Gatherum have inked a deal with Lifeforce and will release their new album through the label early next year. Speaking on their signing, the band offered the following statement: “We’re very pleased to announce that Omnium Gatherum is now a part of the Lifeforce Records family. After a lot ... read more

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Bands: Benefit/Memorial Show Planned For Early Graves Frontman

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:17 a.m.

A benefit/memorial show is being put together for Early Graves vocalist Makh Daniels who passed away earlier this week as a result of a van accident. The official press release on the matter can be found below: “A benefit and memorial show has been planned for Makh Daniels, vocalist of ... read more

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Tours: Primus Add Openers And Dates To “Oddity Faire Tour”

Posted Aug. 5, 2010, 4:16 a.m.

Primus have tapped Portgual. The Man and Split Lip Rayfield to support them on much of September/October leg of their “The Oddity Faire” tour. The bands current schedule runs as follows: read more

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Tours: Despised Icon schedules final Canadian run

Posted Aug. 2, 2010, 10:05 a.m.

Despised Icon has announced the Canadian portion of their upcoming North American farewell tour. These shows will also feature Misery Index and The Last Felony. Here you go: read more

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Records: Darkest Hour set to enter studio

Posted Aug. 2, 2010, 10:05 a.m.

  Official press release: Darkest Hour are about to enter the studio and they have announced that they are teaming up with renowned Soilwork shredder Peter Wichers. The band has put a lot of time and thought into choosing the right producer for this record and they're convinced they've found ... read more

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Obituaries: R.I.P. Makh Daniels

Posted Aug. 2, 2010, 10:04 a.m.

Early Graves singer Makh Daniels was reportedly killed in a van accident early this morning in Oregon. According to news reports, the van driver fell asleep while traveling on Interstate 5 in Central Point, Oregon around 5:30 am. The van veered off the highway shoulder and subsequently rolled, ejecting one ... read more

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Videos: Dredg, Codeseven, Animals As Leaders tour

Posted Aug. 2, 2010, 10:03 a.m.

Dates have surfaced for Circa Survive's fall headlining tour featuring support from Dredg, Codeseven, and Animals As Leaders. Here's the latest info: read more

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Tours: Narrows announces dates on West Coast

Posted Aug. 2, 2010, 10:02 a.m.

  Narrows has announced several West Coast shows scheduled to take place in November: read more

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Records: Krieg album set for release

Posted Aug. 2, 2010, 10:01 a.m.

Official press release: Candlelight Records today confirms October 26 as the North American release date for The Isolationist, the new album from Krieg. Recorded at Volume Studios in Chicago, the nearly hour-long album will challenge the listener with its primitive yet complex sound. It is Krieg's sixth full-length recording, and ... read more

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Videos: Deftones To Film Video For New Single

Posted Aug. 2, 2010, 10 a.m.

Deftones have chosen their track “Sextape” to serve as their next single and will soon be filming a video for it with the direction team of Zak Forrest and Chad Liebenguth (Foxy Shazam, Fang Island). More details are expected in the coming weeks. read more

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Videos: Nachtmystium shoots new video

Posted Aug. 2, 2010, 10 a.m.

Official press release: Nachtmystium embrace the true spirit of individuality and intolerance forming solely as an outlet to express the dark musical visions and summonings of those involved. This vicious, uncompromising group (led by mastermind Blake Judd) has also just lent itself to the new disturbing and eerie new video ... read more

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Records: Off With Their Heads plan new release

Posted Aug. 2, 2010, 9:59 a.m.

Off with Their Heads will be releasing a new 12-inch picture disc via Pirates Press Records. The disc will feature the song, "I Will Follow You" on the a-side and live songs: "Drain / East River Park" and "Janie" on the flip side. read more

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Bands: Gravehill adds new guitarist

Posted Aug. 1, 2010, 1:23 a.m.

Official press release: With the closing of the Campaign of Death Metal Purity Tour, Gravehill would like to announce that Matt "Hellfiend" Harvey (Exhumed, Dekapitator, Repulsion, Cretin) has officially joined the band as permanent guitarist. Harvey comments: "I'm definitely psyched to wage war against posers with the GRAVEHILL boys. The ... read more

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Bands: Russian Circles have accident

Posted Aug. 1, 2010, 1:22 a.m.

Just three days into their tour with Boris, Russian Circles lost their van and trailer (in addition to some of their gear) in an accident yesterday. The group was apparently near Baton Rouge, LA when the accident occurred. They were forced to cancel their appearance today in Tallahassee, FL but ... read more

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MP3s: Horseback Streaming “The Invisible Mountain” Online

Posted July 30, 2010, 8:59 a.m.

Horseback’s entire offering “The Invisible Mountain” has been made available for streaming over at Bandcamp.com. The effort will see an August 03rd release date through Relapse. read more

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Tours: Coliseum Lineup More Dates

Posted July 30, 2010, 8:59 a.m.

Coliseum and Burning Love have announced another leg of North American dates together. Here’s where you can catch them: read more

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Records: Tin Horn Prayer (ex-Blackout Pact, Only Thunder) to release debut LP

Posted July 30, 2010, 8:58 a.m.

Tin Horn Prayer, a new band consisting of ex-members of The Blackout Pact, Only Thunder, Ghost Buffalo and Love Me Destroyer has set a release date for its debut LP, Get Busy Dying. The Denver band will release the 10-song LP via Bermuda Mohawk Productions on Augst 24th, 2010. The ... read more

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Shows: Reverend Horton Heat plans 25th anniversary live DVD

Posted July 30, 2010, 8:58 a.m.

Long-running rockabilly/psychobilly act Reverend Horton Heat have announced plans to celebrate their 25th anniversary with a newly recorded live DVD. The band will be filming their August 12 show at the Fillmore in San Fransisco with opening acts Splitlip Rayfield and Hillstomp. The band previously released the live DVD, Reverend ... read more

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Records: Fat to reissue Banner Pilot's 'Resignation Day'

Posted July 30, 2010, 8:55 a.m.

Fat Wreck Chords has announced that it plans to reissue Banner Pilot's 2008 full-length Resignation Day on September 14. The re-release will feature new artwork, a resequenced track listing with two bonus tracks, and the whole shebang has been remastered. Bassist Nate Gangelhoff had this to say about the release: ... read more

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Records: Social Distortion name new album

Posted July 30, 2010, 8:54 a.m.

At a show in Poughkeepsie NY, Social Distortion's Mike Ness revealed a title and projected release date for their upcoming Epitaph Records debut. First, Ness revealed the title as Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes and also promised a November release date. read more

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Shows: Ruiner, Another Breath, Achilles, Such Gold to play NYC benefit show

Posted July 30, 2010, 8:53 a.m.

On September 25, Ruiner will be playing one of their final shows at the Party Xpo in Brooklyn, NY to raise money for the Jake Stults Foundation. Also scheduled to appear are Another Breath, Mayflower, Achilles and Such Gold. Jake Stults played guitar for a number of NYC-area bands including ... read more

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Records: The Secret set to release Southern Lord debut

Posted July 30, 2010, 8:53 a.m.

Official press release: Trieste, Italy's crushing quartet The Secret are set to drop their upcoming Solve Et Coagula full-length via Southern Lord Recordings this September 28th. The twelve hellish hymns embodied in Solve Et Coagula were captured by Kurt Ballou (Trap Them, Converge, Cursed) in his infamous Godcity studio, resulting ... read more

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Bands: Watain's announces cancellation of Mexico shows

Posted July 30, 2010, 8:52 a.m.

Watain has announced the cancellation of the shows scheduled to take place in Mexico this weekend. The band has issued the following statement: "Due to reasons entirely out of the band's control, the promotor has decided to cancel the three shows in Mexico, meant to take place this weekend. We ... read more

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Bands: Abigail Williams, Aborted members launch Bro Jovi

Posted July 30, 2010, 8:52 a.m.

Official press release: We are the almighty drunkards, Bro Jovi, from the US. Bro Jovi is a rabid alcohol fueled beast, and is comprised of ex- and current members of Abigail Williams (Candlelight Records), Aborted (Century Media Records), and System Divide (Metal Blade Records). Our debut album, Songs to Crush ... read more

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Tours: Tombs tour

Posted July 30, 2010, 8:51 a.m.

Tombs has announced an August tour with Germany's Planks. Dates are as follows: read more

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Records: Devin Townsend Planning March Releases

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:19 p.m.

Devin Townsend recently took to his Twitter to outline his plans for his new The Devin Townsend Project efforts “Deconstruction” and “Ghost“. Here’s what he had to say: “So I start the real recording of Ghost after Europe, finish before America, then Decon over holidays, then release them both in ... read more

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Records: Slayer Planning DVD Reissues For Three Live Releases Next Month

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:18 p.m.

Slayer are plotting DVD reissues of their 2003 live outing “War At The Warfield“, 2004’s “Still Reigning” and 1995’s “Live Intrustion” for an August 17th release date. The following press release was issued on the matter: “The last time you went shopping for DVD’s, you might have noticed an unmistakable ... read more

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Bands: dredg Offer Update On 2010 Plans

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:17 p.m.

dredg, who have been heavy into pre-production for their next album as of late, have offered the following update on their plans for the year: “August/September – We will be entering the studio to record our fifth record. October/November – We will be touring the US. More details to follow… ... read more

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Records: Beneath The Massacre Streaming New Track “Black Tide” Online

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:17 p.m.

Beneath The Massacre have made their new track “Black Tide” available for streaming online over at Prostheticrecords.com. The song comes from their new EP “Marée Noire“, which is set for a September 14th release date through Prosthetic. The effort will sport the following track listing: 01 – “The Casket You ... read more

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Labels: At A Loss Recs to release Bruce Lamont solo effort

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:16 p.m.

  Official press release: At A Loss Recordings confirms this week that the label will be releasing the upcoming solo full-length from forward-thinking metal purveyor Bruce Lamont. The record is planned for a mid-fall release, with more details on the actual album to be unveiled in the coming weeks. Most ... read more

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Tours: Unearthly Trance tour dates

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:15 p.m.

Unearthly Trance has announced a fall tour in support of their forthcoming album, "V." The group will team up with Sweden's Suma for the East Coast run. Dates include: read more

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General News: Discipline singer accused of murdering wife

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:14 p.m.

Joost De Graaf, frontman for Dutch hardcore/punk band Discipline was arrested this past weekend in Veldhoven, Netherlands for the murder of a thirty year-old woman, reportedly his wife. The thirty-four year-old was accused of murder and arson following an explosion at his home in Veldhoven, where the body of his ... read more

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Shows: Fest 9 website launches with lineups and tickets

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:13 p.m.

The Fest 9 website has launched with the full lineup thus far as well as the first availability of tickets. As rumoured, the lineup includes A Wilhelm Scream, Chris Wollard and The Ship Thieves, Frank Turner, Me First and The Gimme Gimmes, Planes Mistaken For Stars, The Arrivals, The Copyrights, ... read more

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Tours: Bayside Tour Announced

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:11 p.m.

Bayside and Senses Fail have announced the Out With the In Crowd Tour together this fall. The two bands will be joined by Title Fight and Balance and Composure on the tour which kicks off October 19th. read more

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Shows: Planes Mistaken For Stars plan reunion show

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:10 p.m.

Planes Mistaken For Stars have announced a one-off reunion show in Chicago. The band will be supported by Big Science and The Swan King. It all takes place at the Subterranean. No word on whether any more shows are to be expected other than The Fest. Tickets are available here. read more

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Tours: Bad Religion Tourdates

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:09 p.m.

Bad Religion have fleshed out their upcoming North American tour a little more. Though there's still a few TBA dates, it looks as though the band will be hitting most areas in the US and a few in Canada, some of them for the first time in years. Many of ... read more

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Records: Brendan Kelly completes solo album

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:07 p.m.

Brendan Kelly has posted an update on his solo album on his official blog: Oh yeah, now’s as good a time as any to mention that I’ve got a record written and I’m just kind of figuring out what to do with it. It’s not TLA, it’s not the Falcon ... read more

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Tours: Samiam Announce Tour

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:06 p.m.

Samiam have announced a run of (two) US and (many) European dates this fall in support of their upcoming rarities compilation, Orphan Works. The 18 song set will be made up of rare tracks from the You Are Freaking Me Out and Clumsy eras. An August release is expected through ... read more

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Labels: The Gamits Sign To Paper + Plastic

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:05 p.m.

The upcoming Gamits reunion LP has been given a new title. Originally reported as The Halves and Half Knots, the new album will now be titled Parts and is expected out in October. Also different is that the LP will now be a joint release between Suburban Home Records and ... read more

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Music News: Official Sound And Fury Statement

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:04 p.m.

From the inbox: Hello everyone! We here at Sound and Fury wanted to clear the air about what happened on Sunday night and why the fest was shut down after 2 days of amazing bands and fun. Based on what we saw ourselves and were told by others, here’s what, ... read more

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Tours: The Sword Confirm Global Touring Plans

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:03 p.m.

The Sword have announced their upcoming worldwide touring plans in support of their new album “Warp Riders” (due out August 24th). Here’s where the band will be playing: read more

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Records: Hydra Head To Reissue Early Jesu Material In November

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:03 p.m.

Hydra Head will be reissuing Jesu’s debut EP “Heart Ache” on November 16th. The effort will be packaged with an additional EP dubbed “Dethroned“, which features unreleased material from 2003. The set will be made available on 2xCD, 2xLP and digitally. read more

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Tours: Triptykon Confirm North American Tour

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:02 p.m.

Triptykon will embark on their maiden North American tour later this year with 1349 and Yakuza rounding out the bill. Dates for the trek, which carries the title of the “Weltenbrand Tour 2010“, can be found below: read more

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Records: Earth Crisis Guitarist Comments On New Album Progress

Posted July 29, 2010, 3:01 p.m.

Earth Crisis guitarist Scott Crouse recently outlined the bands plans for their new album. Speaking on the effort he offered the following: “So far we have about four new songs written and are hoping to start working on vocals this fall. The plan is to have 10 new songs and ... read more

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Labels: Mountain Man Signs To Think Fast! Records

Posted July 28, 2010, 1:07 a.m.

From the inbox: MOUNTAIN MAN has emerged as not only the next chapter of the underground Worcester music scene, but as an entire movement. Featuring members of the budding hardcore band LAST LIGHTS, whose career was cut short by the untimely death of their singer, Mountain Man has picked up ... read more

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Records: Hewhocorrupts issues USB bracelet release

Posted July 28, 2010, 1:02 a.m.

Official press release: Chicago's infamous "corporate grindcore" outfit Hewhocorrupts are no stranger to weird releases: having formerly issued a credit card sized CD housed in a wallet, a NSFW split calendar, an EP packaged with shredded money, etc... but THIS one takes the cake. "Midi of Profits" is what it's ... read more

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Obituaries: Saved By Grace frontman dies

Posted July 28, 2010, 1:01 a.m.

Josh Broadhead, vocalist for defunct Kansas City, MO metalcore band Saved By Grace has reportedly passed away. Though details remain unclear, Broadhead apparently hanged himself on Monday. He was twenty-nine years old. The group had been active from roughly 1999 through 2002, before calling it quits in late-2003. Members of ... read more

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Obituaries: R.I.P. Todd Sampson of M.I.A. (1964-2010)

Posted July 27, 2010, 5:23 a.m.

Todd Sampson, who helped found MIA in 1980, has passed away reports Las Vegas Weekly. He died early Sunday morning at age 46 after being helped offstage toward the end of an M.I.A. show at the Black Door. The cause is unknown. His close friend Rob Ruckus described the sad ... read more

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Records: Bad Religion detail "The Dissent of Man"

Posted July 27, 2010, 5:21 a.m.

With their next album set to drop September 28, 2010, Bad Religion have posted the artwork and track listing for the effort. The record is their 15th full length and first since New Maps of Hell. read more

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Records: Chris Shiflett talks new Foo Fighters album

Posted July 27, 2010, 5:20 a.m.

Chris Shiflett of the Foo Fighters spoke to Spinner about his new project, Chris Shiflett & The Dead Peasants as well as what is next for the Foos. It’s a little too early to know exactly. We’ve just been learning songs and making some demos. Pretty much everything we’ve learned ... read more

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Records: The Flatliners to release 'Monumental' EP

Posted July 27, 2010, 5:19 a.m.

The Flatliners have detailed an upcoming 7" single for "Monumental," a track from the band's recent full-length Cavalcade. Due out September 28, 2010, the release will feature the aforementioned track on its A-side and two unreleased cuts on the B-side. read more

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Bands: Molotov Solution loses three members

Posted July 27, 2010, 5:19 a.m.

Las Vegas, NV deathcore band Molotov Solution apparently replaced three departed members earlier this summer, though no announcement had been made in the interim. Leaving the group were Jeremy Johnson (drums), Sims Collison (guitar), and Kevin Oakley (bass). Guitar player Robbie Pina has issued the following explanation: "Jeremy has carpal ... read more

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Bands: Crime In Stereo singer sidelined after surgery

Posted July 27, 2010, 5:18 a.m.

  Crime In Stereo has cancelled their next two shows (Raleigh, NC and Lancaster, PA) as frontman Kristian Hallbert required emergency oral surgery yesterday for undisclosed reasons. According to the group, surgeons had to "remove a couple of teeth and sand down part of his jawbone... it came out of ... read more

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Tours: The Carrier, Bonus Army, Watchfire mini-tour

Posted July 27, 2010, 5:18 a.m.

The Carrier will team up with The Bonus Army and Watchfire for a brief August run on the East Coast. Here are the dates: read more

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MP3s: Pale Sketcher Preview New Releases Online

Posted July 27, 2010, 5:13 a.m.

Justin K. Broadrick will be releasing a digital single for “Can I Go Now” from his Pale Sketcher project on August 10th. A precursor to the forthcoming “Jesu: Pale Sketches DeMixed” effort, the outing finds Broadrick and friends re-envisioning Jesu tracks with audio streams available over at Ghostly.com. “Jesu: Pale ... read more

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Shows: Corrosion Of Conformity Announce More “Animosity” Shows

Posted July 27, 2010, 5:12 a.m.

Corrosion Of Conformity have booked more dates for their “Animosity“-era lineup shows with the latest schedule posted below. The group, who feature Woody Weatherman, Mike Dean and Reed Mullin, will have their new 7″ “Your Tomorrow (Parts 1 and 2)” available for purchase at all stops of the tour as ... read more

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Labels: Dr. Acula Sign With Victory Records

Posted July 27, 2010, 5:12 a.m.

Dr. Acula have inked a deal with Victory Records. The following press release was issued on the signing: “VICTORY RECORDS welcomes DR. ACULA to the roster. Their music is a deadly mix of deathcore, grindcore, and noisecore. The band has quickly accumulated early success due to non-stop DIY touring and ... read more

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Bands: Municipal Waste Offer Statement On Cancelled European Tour

Posted July 27, 2010, 5:11 a.m.

Municipal Waste have issued a statement regarding the recent cancellation of their European touring plans. It reads as follows: “We regret having to cancel our recent European dates, but an unforeseen family emergency prevented us from being able to make these shows. We apologize to all the fans and promoters. ... read more

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Records: Constants Set September Release Date For New Album

Posted July 27, 2010, 5:10 a.m.

Constants are moving forward with a September 07th release date through Science Of Silence Records for their new outing “If Tomorrow The War“. The effort, which was produced by Jesu/Godflesh primary Justin K. Broadrick, will be released both digitally and on limited edition vinyl. As previously reported, guest appearances from ... read more

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Records: Weedeater Announce Recording Plans

Posted July 27, 2010, 5:09 a.m.

Weedeater are set to enter Electrical Audio Studio in Chicago, IL from September 15tth-19th to record their new album “Jason… The Dragon” with Steve Albini behind the boards. The effort is expected out early next year through Southern Lord. In other news, the band have also booked the following shows ... read more

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MP3s: Terror Release New Digital Single

Posted July 27, 2010, 5:08 a.m.

Terror released a new two song digital single through iTunes today, July 27th. The effort sports the bands two new tracks “Stick Tight” and “Keepers Of The Faith“, both of which will show up on their new album “Keepers Of The Faith“, which is due out through Century Media on ... read more

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Records: The Saddest Landscape Talk New LP

Posted July 26, 2010, 4:59 a.m.

From the inbox: THE SADDEST LANDSCAPE is proud to announce its first full-length release in seven years. Entitled You Will Not Survive, the record is set for a release date of September 21st, 2010. You can check out the first song from You Will Not Survive, “Declaring War On Nostalgia,” ... read more

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Bands: Catalepsy members arrested in North Carolina

Posted July 26, 2010, 4:58 a.m.

  Details are sketchy, but it appears that at least two members of Orlando, Florida band Catalepsy were arrested and jailed on Wednesday night near Hooligans's Pub & Music Hall in Jacksonville, NC. The arrests were apparently drug-related and the group's van was subsequently possessed by authorities. Catalepsy had just ... read more

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Splits: Dark Funeral frontman quits band

Posted July 26, 2010, 4:56 a.m.

Masse Broberg (aka Emperor Magus Caligula), vocalist for Swedish black metal band Dark Funeral, has announced his departure from the group: "I would like to inform all of our fans that on Saturday, August 21, at the Summer Breeze festival in Germany, I will be doing my last show with ... read more

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Shows: Sound And Fury shut down following brawl

Posted July 26, 2010, 4:55 a.m.

This year's Sound and Fury Festival in Santa Barbara, California apparently ended in a bit of chaos yesterday as day three of the festival was shut down following a small riot. What really happened isn't exactly clear, but according to Santa Barbara Sheriff's Department, a "large fight" erupted at roughly ... read more

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Labels: Century Media Records signs Tesseract

Posted July 26, 2010, 4:55 a.m.

UK progressive metal outfit Tesseract has officially signed a worldwide deal with Century Media Records. Formed in 2003, the group will likely release their new album, titled "One," this winter. Tesseract comments: "Tesseract is very excited to be working with Century Media. We have been looking for a long time ... read more

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Records: The Forgetters Talk New Release

Posted July 24, 2010, 12:42 a.m.

forgetters, the latest project from Blake Schwarzenbach (Jawbreaker, Jets to Brazil) and original Against Me! drummer Kevin Mahon, will soon be releasing their first studio material in the form of a self-titled, double 7". The two-record set is slated for a September 21, 2010 release through the band's own label, ... read more

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Bands: Black Lungs To Release New EP

Posted July 24, 2010, 12:41 a.m.

Alexisonfire offshoot Black Lungs recently recorded two new tracks for an upcoming 7″ dubbed “Valley Of The Dolls“. More details on it are currently pending. In the meantime, the group have also booked the following shows with The Flatliners: read more

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Bands: Annotations Of An Autopsy Part Ways With Guitarist And Drummer

Posted July 23, 2010, 4:35 p.m.

Annotations Of An Autopsy have parted ways with guitarist Sam Dawkins and drummer Brad Merry and have replaced them with Don Jones and Neil Hayward respectively. The group issued the following statement on the matter: “Whats up ya’ll So things have been pretty quiet in the aoaa online world recently, ... read more

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Records: The Faceless Delay “Planetary Duality” Reissue

Posted July 23, 2010, 4:34 p.m.

The Faceless‘ upcoming remixed/remastered version of their album “Planetary Duality” has been pushed back to an as-yet undecided fall release date through Sumerian due to time constraints. As previously reported, the new version of the effort will sport a new mixing and mastering job helmed by band guitarist/vocalist Michael Keene. ... read more

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Records: Gang of Four detail new album

Posted July 22, 2010, 8:32 a.m.

Post-punk pioneers Gang of Four have detailed their new studio album. The record is titled Content and it's due out October 4, 2010; once out, it'll be the band's first studio album since 1995's Shrinkwrapped, though they've released singles as well as the 2005 compilation Return the Gift in the ... read more

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Shows: Red Scare talks Red Oktoberfest

Posted July 22, 2010, 8:30 a.m.

As some of you have noticed, Red Scare has combined its annual Red Oktoberfest label showcase with the recently announced Riot Fest 2010. Label czar Tobias Jeg explained: First of all, this year we will be combining Red Oktoberfest with Chicago's Riot Fest. If ya can't beat 'em, join 'em, ... read more

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Tours: Devo Tour

Posted July 22, 2010, 8:29 a.m.

Later this week, influential punk/new-wave act Devo will be headed out for a run of dates in support of their newest album, Something for Everybody. read more

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Tours: F*ck The Facts tour dates

Posted July 22, 2010, 8:27 a.m.

Prior to finishing the writing process for their next album, Fuck The Facts will be hit the road this month for their final tour of 2010. Here are the dates: read more

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Labels: Black Market Activities signs Today Is The Day

Posted July 22, 2010, 8:26 a.m.

Official press release: Black Market Activities welcomes the legendary Today Is The Day to its roster. Led by "charismatic cult leader" Steve Austin, Today Is The Day is renowned as one of the most unique and influential bands of the past 15 years. Austin's iconic presence and fearless brand of ... read more

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Labels: Sumerian Records signs Bizzy Bone

Posted July 22, 2010, 8:25 a.m.

Official press release: Sumerian Records has officially confirmed the signing of Grammy Award winning rapper and singer Bizzy Bone. Sumerian founder Ash Avildsen had this to say: "It's true and the album is incredible! Anyone who has closely followed the label knows that we have never been one dimensional in ... read more

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Bands: Municipal Waste Cancel European Tour

Posted July 22, 2010, 8:24 a.m.

Municipal Waste have cancelled their impending European tour as a result of “urgent family emergency.” More news is expected shortly. read more

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Records: Will Haven Finish Writing New Material For Next Album

Posted July 22, 2010, 8:23 a.m.

Will Haven have finished writing new material for their next album and recently offered the following statement on their progress: “been a while since we checked in but all is good, we have pretty much wrapped up writing for the new record. we have written about 15 songs but are ... read more

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Bands: Tool Bassist To Guest On New Intronaut Album

Posted July 22, 2010, 8:23 a.m.

Intronaut are nearly done work on their new album “Valley Of Smoke” which is set for a fall release through Century Media. In addition, the band have recruited Tool bassist Justin Chancellor to guest on a track. Speaking on the effort, band frontman/guitarist Sacha Dunable offered the following: “Intronaut is ... read more

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Records: Opeth Announce Live LP

Posted July 22, 2010, 8:22 a.m.

Opeth will release their new live effort “In Live Concert At The Royal Albert Hall” through Roadrunner on September 21st. The official press release was issued for the outing: “New York, NY: As part of the ongoing celebration of their 20th anniversary, Sweden’s OPETH is releasing live footage and audio ... read more

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Records: Madball Finish Tracking New Album

Posted July 22, 2010, 8:20 a.m.

Madball have announced via their Twitter that they have finished tracking their new album “Empire” at Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, FL with producer Erik Rutan (Nile, Through The Eyes Of The Dead). The group will soon begin mixing the effort and are plotting an October 12th release date ... read more

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MP3s: Comeback Kid Streaming New Track

Posted July 22, 2010, 8:19 a.m.

Comeback Kid have made their new track “Do Yourself A Favor” available for streaming online over at their Myspace. The song will appear on the bands new album “Symptoms + Cures“, which is set for an August 31st release through Victory. read more

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Records: The Faceless To Re-release LP

Posted July 22, 2010, 8:19 a.m.

The Faceless are set to release a newly remixed/remastered version of their album “Planetary Duality” through Sumerian on August 10th. The new mixing and mastering job was helmed by band guitarist/vocalist Michael Keene. A number of unreleased videos will also be included with the new version of the outing. read more

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Records: Slayer To Release “Live Intrusion” on DVD

Posted July 22, 2010, 8:18 a.m.

Slayer will be releasing their out of print live outing “Live Intrusion” on DVD on August 17th through American. The effort, which was previously only available on VHS, captures a show which took place at the Mesa Amphitheater in Mesa, Arizona on March 12, 1995. read more

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Records: New Lovage Album In The Works

Posted July 22, 2010, 8:17 a.m.

Stubbadub have word that the music for a new album from Lovage has been recorded and is currently awaiting vocals from Mike Patton and Jennifer Charles. read more

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Tours: Shrinebuilder To Tour Europe

Posted July 22, 2010, 8:17 a.m.

Shrinebuilder (Neurosis, Sleep, etc.) will be touring throughout Europe and the UK late this year. Dates can be found below: read more

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Labels: The Fucking Wrath Sign With Tee Pee

Posted July 22, 2010, 8:16 a.m.

The Fucking Wrath have inked a deal with Tee Pee Records and will release their EP “Terra Fire” through the label in October. A full-length outing will follow in the spring of 2011. In other news, the group have booked the following October run with Ancestors: read more

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Labels: Southern Lord Records signs Nails

Posted July 21, 2010, 1:25 a.m.

Southern Lord Records has added grind/hardcore outfit Nails to their roster. The group features Todd Jones, who has done time in a host of notable bands, including Terror, Betrayed, and Carry On. Southern Lord will reissue Nails' debut full-length, "Unsilent Death" in late-September. The effort (originally released by Six Feet ... read more

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Records: Robotic Empire to release Neon Bastard debut

Posted July 21, 2010, 1:24 a.m.

Official press release: Long running independent label Robotic Empire has teamed up with the Wellington, New Zealand band Neon Bastard for the release of their debut album, "Meikhaus." Comprised of 11 songs in under 22 minutes, "Meikhaus" is a total blitzkrieg of blasting punk rock, stoner riffs and pure noise. ... read more

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Records: Abigail Williams album set for release

Posted July 21, 2010, 1:23 a.m.

Official press release: Candlelight Records today confirms September 28 as the North American release date for In the Absence of Light, the second full-length album from black metallers Abigail Williams. Recorded at Conquistador Studios in Cleveland, Ohio, the album was mixed by Peter Tagtgren (Dimmu Borgir, Immortal, Celtic Frost) and ... read more

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Bands: Codeseven Tentatively Planning New Album

Posted July 21, 2010, 1:22 a.m.

Codeseven recently revealed to Noisecreep that they tentatively plan to work on a new album following the completion of their upcoming fall touring. While the band remain tight lipped on who the tour will be with, unconfirmed rumors have been swirling in recent weeks that the band will join forces ... read more

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Records: Details Released For Pantera’s 20th Anniversary Reissue Of “Cowboys From Hell”

Posted July 21, 2010, 1:21 a.m.

Full details have been released for the 20th anniversary edition of Pantera’s “Cowboys From Hell” via the following press release: “THE COWBOYS FROM HELL RIDE AGAIN Rhino Expands Pantera’s Major Label Debut For 20th Anniversary As A Three-Disc Deluxe Edition With Rare And Unreleased Demos And Live Tracks Includes Previously ... read more

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Records: Beneath The Massacre Set Title And Release Date For New EP

Posted July 21, 2010, 1:20 a.m.

Beneath The Massacre have chosen “Marée Noire” to serve as the title to their new EP which will see a September 14th release date through Prosthetic. The effort was produced by Chris Donaldson (Cryptopsy) and band guitarist Chris Bradley, while Donaldson oversaw the mixing duties. Speaking on the EP, band ... read more

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Records: The Sword Release Live EP Digitally

Posted July 21, 2010, 1:19 a.m.

The Sword have released a new digital EP capturing their recent live performance at the iTunes Festival in London, England. Dubbed “iTunes Festival: London 2010“, the EP runs as follows: 01 – “Freya” (Live) 02 – “Arrows In The Dark” (Live) 03 – “Winter’s Wolves” (Live) 04 – “To Take ... read more

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Bands: Threat Signal Part Ways With Guitarist

Posted July 21, 2010, 1:17 a.m.

Threat Signal have parted ways with guitarist Adam Weber and have recruited ex-Darkest Hour guitarist Kris Norris to fill in for him for the time being. Band bassist Pat Kavanagh released the following statement on the matter: “I’m going to start this update off with the good news. We’re playing ... read more

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MP3s: Clutch Streaming Cream Cover Online

Posted July 21, 2010, 1:17 a.m.

Clutch’s rendition of Cream’s “Politician” has been made available for streaming over at Revolvermag.com. The song is one of the bonus tracks featured on the groups expanded reissue of their 2007 effort, “From Beale Street To Oblivion“, which is available in stores now. read more

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Tours: Despised Icon Talk Final Tour

Posted July 21, 2010, 1:16 a.m.

Despised Icon will be joined by Misery Index, Revocation and The Last Felony for their farewell North American tour this fall. Dates and venues will be announced shortly while band vocalist Alexandre Erian offered the following on the trek: “It’s been a little while since we’ve checked in with you ... read more

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Bands: Darkest Hour Guitarist To Make Live Debut With Beasts Of No Nation

Posted July 21, 2010, 1:15 a.m.

Beasts Of No Nation will make their live debut at DC9 In Washington, DC on August 26th. The group are finishing up work on their self-produced full length offering and feature the following lineup: Jason Yawn – Vocals/Guitar (ex-Trial By Fire) Andrew Black – Drums (ex-The Explosion) Mike Schleibaum – ... read more

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MP3s: SideOneDummy post free sampler

Posted July 21, 2010, 1:14 a.m.

Side One Dummy Records have posted a freely downloadable sampler featuring music from bands on the roster. Participating acts include: Flogging Molly, The Gaslight Anthem, Audra Mae, The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Jesse Malin and The St. Marks Social, Chuck Ragan, Nathan Maxwell & The Original Bunny Gang, Fake ... read more

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Bands: Andrew W.K. "Throbblehead" due out this month

Posted July 20, 2010, 4:31 a.m.

Aggronautix, who previously immortalized D.O.A. frontman Joe Shithead Keithley, G.G. Allen and Milo of the Descendents, have unveiled their new "throbblehead" of Andrew W.K.. The figure is limited to 1000 numbered units, stands 7-inches tall and is made of a polyresin. read more

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Music News: Bandcamp to Star Charging Fees

Posted July 20, 2010, 4:30 a.m.

Popular DIY music site, Bandcamp.com, has announced that it will soon begin charging a percentage of sales to artists who sell music through the service. They explained: In the past six months, you guys have used Bandcamp to sell over $1 million USD in music and merch directly to your ... read more

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Labels: Atlantic/Pacific joins No Sleep Records

Posted July 20, 2010, 4:29 a.m.

Atlantic/Pacific, the new project from Garrett Klahn of Texas is the Reason and Solea, have joined No Sleep Records. Their debut record for the label is titled Meet Your New Love and is due out October 26, 2010 via No Sleep The band was first announced in August 2008 and ... read more

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Records: Tim Kasher plans solo debut

Posted July 20, 2010, 4:28 a.m.

Tim Kasher of Cursive and The Good Life has announced plans to release a new album under his own name. The record is titled The Game of Monogamy and is due out October 5, 2010 via Saddle Creek. The album was recorded this past January in Whitefish, MT, at SnowGhost ... read more

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Obituaries: R.I.P. Big Star Bassist Andy Hummel

Posted July 20, 2010, 12:47 a.m.

Just four months after the death of Big Star front man Alex Chilton, the legendary power pop band's original bassist, Andy Hummel, has passed away. Hummel died yesterday, July 19, after fighting cancer for two years, according to a MTV report. He was 59. Hummel contributed to Big Star's essential ... read more

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Records: Fallen From The Sky set to record

Posted July 19, 2010, 8:04 a.m.

Official press release: Boca Raton's favorite sons, Fallen From The Sky, will be heading out to California later this month to begin tracking for a yet-to-be-titled follow up to their infectious debut, Tonight We Radiate (Eulogy Recordings). The effort will be produced by Shaun Lopez (Far, Deftones) sharing time at ... read more

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Records: Obscura recording new album

Posted July 19, 2010, 8:03 a.m.

Official press release: Progressive death metal act Obscura has begun recording the follow-up album to their breakthrough release Cosmogenesis at Woodshed Studio in southern Germany. Engineer V. Santura (Triptykon, Dark Fortress) will helm the recording. An early 2011 release date is expected with additional album details to be announced soon. ... read more

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Records: Rival Schools Plotting October Release For New Album

Posted July 19, 2010, 8:03 a.m.

According to a recent interview with Indie Rock Reviews, Rival Schools are currently eyeing a tentative October release date for their new album. More details are currently pending. In somewhat related news, a vinyl reissue of Quicksand’s 1993 offering “Slip” is reportedly in the works for a fall release date. read more

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Records: Smoke Or Fire Recording

Posted July 19, 2010, 8:02 a.m.

Smoke or Fire are currently on their way to Chicago, IL where they'll be recording their next full-length. They'll again be working with Matt Allison at Atlas Studios, the same producer who helmed the knobs for their 2007 effort, This Sinking Ship. The band intends to post a daily video ... read more

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Records: RVIVR Talks New EP

Posted July 19, 2010, 8:01 a.m.

Olympia, WA's RVIVR recently began work on a new EP. No other information is available, but once out the EP will follow up the band's well-received full-length released earlier this year. RVIVR notably features Matt Canino, formerly of Latterman and Shorebirds. read more

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Records: Set Your Goals to enter studio in October

Posted July 19, 2010, 8:01 a.m.

In a new interview, Epitaph Records band Set Your Goals revealed their plans for the fall. The band will be hitting the studio in October and aim to have a new record completed before the end of the year. As a result, a new album could be expected in early ... read more

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Records: Fucked Up Talk New Release

Posted July 19, 2010, 8 a.m.

Fucked Up have announced their next long-form 12-inch single, "Year of the Ox." Due out September 14, 2010, the album is the latest in the band's series which also includes Year of the Dog, Year of the Pig and Year of the Rat. The a-side of the album is an ... read more

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Shows: Bad Religion begins announcing tour dates

Posted July 19, 2010, 7:59 a.m.

With their next album set to drop September 28, 2010, Bad Religion have begun booking the promised US and Canadian headlining run beginning in October 2010. Only a handful of dates have been confirmed so far, but besides the band's Riot Fest appearance, the band has booked shows in Cleveland, ... read more

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Records: Pacer to release EP on Chunksaah

Posted July 19, 2010, 7:54 a.m.

UK pop-punk outfit Pacer will be releasing a new EP/10-inch on Chunksaah Records in September. The band features two former members of The Steal, who called it a day last year. The band has posted, "Rediscovering the Telephone," one of the new songs from the EP on their MySpace page. read more

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Bands: Saviours Record New EP, Reveal “Ozzfest” Off-Dates

Posted July 19, 2010, 7:53 a.m.

Saviours recently hit the studio to track some new material or a forthcoming EP. The group offered the following statement on it: “At the end of the tour we headed to Den Haag, Holland for a quick studio trip with Guy Tavares, who does the awesome Motorwolf label. Guy and ... read more

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Records: Oceano Joined By Despised Icon Frontmen In The Studio

Posted July 19, 2010, 7:53 a.m.

Despised Icon frontmen Alexandre Erian and Steve Marois tracked some guest vocals for Oceano’s forthcoming new album “Contagion” earlier this week. The effort is tentatively set for a fall release date through Earache. read more

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Records: Architects To Reissue “Hollow Crown”

Posted July 19, 2010, 7:52 a.m.

Architects will be re-releasing their 2009 outing “Hollow Crown” in the UK on August 16th. The new version of the effort will come with a bonus DVD featuring interviews with the band and recent touring/live footage. The group recently wrapped up tracking their new album with producer Steve Evetts (The ... read more

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Records: City Of Fire To Release Debut Album

Posted July 19, 2010, 7:51 a.m.

City Of Fire (Fear Factory, Strapping Young Lad, etc.) are gearing up to release their self-titled debut album through Candlelight on August 24th. The effort is expected to feature covers of The Cult’s “Rain” and T. Rex’s “Children Of The Revolution“. In other news, band guitarist Ian White will miss ... read more

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Records: Death in the Park (ex-Hot Rod Circuit) plan full length debut

Posted July 16, 2010, 4:57 a.m.

Death in the Park, the project from Andy Jackson (Hot Rod Circuit, Terrible Things), has announced plans to release their debut full length this fall. The self-titled record is due out September 14, 2010 via End Sounds. The album follows the band's 2009 debut, Death in the Park (EP). You ... read more

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MP3s: Fugazi nearly finished with digital archive

Posted July 16, 2010, 4:56 a.m.

Fugazi fan-site World Of Fugazi spoke to Fugazi co-vocalist Guy Picciotto who confirmed that the band is nearing the end of a lengthy project to digitize their complete live archive. Guy said this: We are not that far away from being able to set up our own website where ultimately ... read more

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Records: Lemuria Recording Now

Posted July 16, 2010, 4:54 a.m.

Official press releasae: Bridge Nine Records' newest roster addition, Lemuria, are currently in the studio recording their yet-to-be-titled debut for the label. The band is holed up at the Magpie Cage in Baltimore, MD for the next few weeks with producer J Robbins (known for his work with bands like ... read more

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MP3s: THE SHOWDOWN DEBUTS NEW TRACK

Posted July 15, 2010, 8:19 a.m.

The Showdown, Nashville’s supercharged heavy metal outfit, has posted a brand new song, “Heavy Lies The Crown”, on their official MySpace page.  The explosive, Southern-fueled track from The Showdown’s forthcoming full-length, Blood In The Gears, can be streamed at: http://www.myspace.com/theshowdown, joining the album’s recently revealed title track.  Blood In The Gears hits stores on ... read more

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Tours: The Vaselines Announce Tour

Posted July 15, 2010, 7:38 a.m.

Twee pop legends the Vaselines reunited a few years ago to play infrequent live shows, but these days they're basically a full-time band. On September 14, Sub Pop will release Sex With an X, the band's first new album in more than two decades. And the band will follow that ... read more

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Tours: Ted Leo Books Tour

Posted July 15, 2010, 7:37 a.m.

Ted Leo is heading back out on the road the dates appear after the jump read more

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Bands: Beneath The Massacre Talk New EP

Posted July 15, 2010, 7:34 a.m.

Beneath The Massacre have are planning to release their new five song EP through Prosthetic in the coming months. Speaking on the effort, band frontman Elliot Desgagnes offered the following insight: “It’s going to be two years since our last album and we had the idea of a short release ... read more

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Records: Castevet And Into It Over It Announce Split

Posted July 15, 2010, 7:33 a.m.

Topshelf Records has announced details on the newest split from Into It. Over It.. The disc is the latest in their Twelve Towns, which previously included a a release with Bob Nanna (Hey Mercedes, Braid, City on Film) and Lauren Lo. The new addition titled Snack Town, features Castavet and ... read more

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Tours: Guided By Voices Announce Reunion Tour

Posted July 15, 2010, 7:32 a.m.

The Guided by Voices reunion has morphed into a full-blown tour. The band will play a show in Austin, TX before heading to Matador Records's 21st anniversary party in Las Vegas and then continuing with gigs throughout the US. The shows will feature the band's 'classic' 1993-1996 lineup, responsible for ... read more

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Bands: Weezer Go Indie?

Posted July 15, 2010, 7:31 a.m.

According to a new interview, changes are afoot for Weezer. First, the band has announced that they will be releasing their next full length on September 13, 2010. The as-yet untitled album will follow the band's album Raditude from 2009. The other significant news is that the band has wrapped ... read more

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Records: Ninja Gun To Release EP

Posted July 15, 2010, 7:30 a.m.

Valdosta, GA's Ninja Gun are just about finished with their long-awaited EP for Sabot Productions, Roman Nose. Frontman Johnathan Coody intends to finish recording his vocals today, and the four-song set is tentatively slated for a late fall release. Click below to read the track listing. read more

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Records: Earth Crisis Working On New Material

Posted July 15, 2010, 7:28 a.m.

Earth Crisis recently revealed via Twitter that they are currently working on new material for their next effort. Further details on their plans are expected in the coming weeks. read more

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MP3s: The High Confessions Streaming New Track

Posted July 15, 2010, 7:28 a.m.

The High Confessions have posted their new track “Mistaken For Cops” online in streaming audio form over at their Myspace. The song will appear on the bands new outing “Turning Lead Into Gold With The High Confessions“, which will see a July 20th release date through Relapse. read more

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Tours: Venomous Concept Announce September Tour

Posted July 15, 2010, 7:27 a.m.

Venomous Concept (Napalm Death, Brutal Truth) have booked their first ever North American headlining run for September. Dates for the trek run as follows: read more

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Tours: Melvins Announce Tour

Posted July 15, 2010, 7:26 a.m.

The Melvins will hit the road for a western U.S. tour later this summer, dates for the trek run as follows: read more

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Tours: Nachtmystium Release Tour Dates

Posted July 15, 2010, 7:25 a.m.

Nachtmystium will kick off a North American headlining run this September with Zoroaster, The Atlas Moth and Dark Castle in tow. Dates for the trek can be found below: read more

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Records: New Candiria Material To Appear

Posted July 15, 2010, 7:24 a.m.

Candiria look to be working on some new material for the final installment of their “Toying With The Insanities” remix and rarities series. The group posted the following message on their Facebook regarding the effort: “New Demos are being recorded for the final volume of Toying With The Insanities sub ... read more

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Bands: Trophy Scars Announce EP and Tour

Posted July 15, 2010, 7:21 a.m.

NJ's Trophy Scars announced today that they'll be releasing 2 new EP's in the coming months. The first in the series, entitled Darkness, Oh Hell, will see a late summer/early fall release and will be self-released by the band on CD and digital formats. A possible release on vinyl is ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Ashers Album

Posted July 14, 2010, 4 p.m.

Ashers, Boston’s thrash punk outfit featuring punk legend Mark Civitarese of The Unseen, has teamed up with AMP Magazine for an exclusive stream of their debut full-length record, Kill Your Master, which hit stores yesterday on Thorp Records.  Head to: http://www.ampmagazine.com/1489/ashers-kill-your-master-full-album-stream/ read more

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Records: Jimmy Eat World Detail New Album

Posted July 14, 2010, 12:52 p.m.

Jimmy Eat World announced today via their rather prolific twitter account that their recently completed new album will be titled Invented and is due out September 28, 2010. No word yet on what label (if any) will be releasing it, but we'll keep you posted as more details surface. Once ... read more

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Records: Joan Of Arc To Release Cassette Box Set

Posted July 14, 2010, 12:51 p.m.

Joan Of Arc, the experimental indie rock band fronted by Cap'n Jazz' Tim Kinsella, will be releasing an extremely limited cassette box set. Joyful Noise Recording will be releasing the box set - limited to 100 copies - along with digital downloads of the entire catalogue. The collection is housed ... read more

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Records: All Shall Perish To Release Solo Project

Posted July 14, 2010, 12:49 p.m.

Official press release: All Shall Perish's new guitarist and Berklee College of Music graduate, Francesco Artusato, has completed work on his dynamic new, all instrumental solo endeavor entitled Chaos and The Primordial. This all out technical shred fest features 10 truly diverse tracks that takes the listener on an all ... read more

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Records: Spiritual Beggars Release Album Details

Posted July 14, 2010, 12:48 p.m.

Spiritual Beggars (Arch Enemy, Opeth, etc.) have set an October 12th North American release date through InsideOut Music for their new album “Return To Zero“. Some material from the new effort can be previewed via the groups Myspace, while the track listing for the album can be found below: read more

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Bands: Corin Tucker Band Talk Debut LP

Posted July 14, 2010, 3:46 a.m.

Corin Tucker Band, the eponymous new project from former Sleater-Kinney frontwoman Corin Tucker, will be releasing 1,000 Years. Due out October 5, 2010, the album is the first post-Sleater-Kinney output from the singer and promises a quieter sound built with "acoustic guitars, keyboards, interlocking percussion, even cellos and violins," The ... read more

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Records: Freeman Announce Debut LP

Posted July 14, 2010, 3:45 a.m.

Richmond's Freeman have announced their debut album. The band includes current and former members of Avail including Joe Banks, Chuck McCauley, Erik Larson as well as members of other local acts including ATP, Wardance Orange and The Ghost Run. The band will be releasing It Doesn't Matter in late Summer ... read more

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Splits: Envy On The Coast Breaks Up

Posted July 14, 2010, 3:44 a.m.

Envy on the Coast have called it quits. The band posted a lengthy note on their Facebook, some of which is excerpted here: The day has come to pull down that curtain down. Sal and Jer sat down with Brian and I about a week ago and informed us that ... read more

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Records: Street Dogs Release LP Details

Posted July 14, 2010, 3:43 a.m.

Street Dogs have announced the details for their upcoming album. The record is still slated for a release on August 31, 2010 and will be self-titled. It was co-produced by bass player Johnny Rioux and Rick Barton and engineered and mixed by Jason Livermore (Rise Against, NOFX) at the infamous ... read more

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Records: Sisters To Release Debut LP

Posted July 14, 2010, 3:42 a.m.

Brooklyn pop/noise/punk outfit Sisters have announced their upcoming debut full length. The record is titled Ghost Fits and is due out September 28, 2010 . The album follows the band's 7-inch split with JEFF the Brotherhood and their debut EP, Sisters. The band is part of the Death by Audio ... read more

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Records: Chuck Ragan Talks New Releases

Posted July 14, 2010, 3:41 a.m.

In a new interview, Chuck Ragan of Hot Water Music spoke with Punk CD Sampler and discussed his solo work as well as his work with Hot Water Music. Chuck mentions that he has numerous split 7-inches including a collaboration with Brian Fallon of The Gaslight Anthem. He explained: Lately ... read more

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Labels: Devourment Sign To Relapse Records

Posted July 14, 2010, 3:40 a.m.

  Official press release: Cult underground death metallers Devourment have signed to Relapse Records. Devourment's (Mike Majewski – vocals, Ruben Rosas – guitar, vocals, Chris Andrews – bass, Eric Park – drums) calling card is absolute brutality, and their three previous albums and international touring and festival appearance have made ... read more

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Records: Neaera Finish Recording

Posted July 14, 2010, 3:39 a.m.

  German metallers Neaera have completed the recording process for their next Metal Blade Records release. The group has issued the following update: "We are very, very happy and proud to announce that after almost four weeks in the studio, the recordings for our next full-length are finally finished! The ... read more

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Splits: Poison The Well Announce Hiatus

Posted July 14, 2010, 3:38 a.m.

Poison The Well will be "taking a break" for the indefinite future. Here's the official word: "So, after twelve years of being a band, countless tours around the world and records being released, we have made the decision to take some time to explore other interests in our lives. We've ... read more

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Bands: We, The Undersigned Need a Drummer

Posted July 14, 2010, 3:38 a.m.

Official press release: New Brunswick, Canada's We, The Undersigned have announced that they have parted ways with drummer Chris Gatza and are currently looking for a new drummer to join the band. "Unfortunetaly it didn't end the way we had envisioned, but as everyone in the band is well accustomed ... read more

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Records: Infernaeon Release Album Details

Posted July 14, 2010, 3:37 a.m.

Infernaeon have set “Genesis To Nemesis” as the title to their new album which has been slated for an August 31st release date through Prosthetic Records. The group recorded the outing at Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, FL with producer Brian Elliot. Speaking on the effort, band frontman Brian ... read more

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MP3s: Stream Mose Giganticus

Posted July 14, 2010, 3:37 a.m.

Alternative Press are hosting an audio stream of Mose Giganticus‘ new album “Gift Horse” at the aforementioned link. The album will hit stores on July 20th through Relapse. read more

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Records: Unearth Begin Recording

Posted July 14, 2010, 3:36 a.m.

Unearth are currently focusing on writing new material for their next album. The group posted the following update via Twitter on their plans: “Writing songs for a new album all summer long and planning some fall touring to wrap up “The March” touring cycle. Stay tuned for details” read more

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Nachtmystium – Addicts: Black Meddle Pt. 2

Posted July 13, 2010, 4:24 a.m.

Nachtmystium – Addicts: Black Meddle Pt. 2

Blake Judd has had a rough last couple years, missing two of Nachtmystium's biggest breaks as a result of a strange coincidence and outright misinformation. ... read more

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Parasitic Skies – The Descent

Posted July 13, 2010, 4:14 a.m.

Parasitic Skies – The Descent

Metalcore may be the most loaded term in modern underground music. For most it means you sound like Hatebreed or for the slightly more adventurous ... read more

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Labels: Bridge Nine Re Releasing Antidote EP

Posted July 12, 2010, 2:59 p.m.

Press Release: Antidote formed in the depths of New York City in the early 1980’s when guitarist Robb Nunzio decided to start a band. Nunzio reflected, “One day I heard Black Flag and things just changed for me. I started Antidote with my buddy Arthur from Queens on drums who ... read more

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Labels: Remission Signed By React!

Posted July 12, 2010, 2:58 p.m.

From Aram (react label head): “I’m excited to announce that Santiago Chile HC mainstays REMISSION have joined the ranks of REACT! Records. Starting in 2008 Remission is the creation of four friends where ideological and musical diversity flows. After a demo tape (that has recently been released in 7″ format) ... read more

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Splits: Lewd Acts No More

Posted July 12, 2010, 2:56 p.m.

Southern California hardcore outfit Lewd Acts has broken up. Apparently the writing was on the wall following the group's decision to drop off their spring tour with Converge et al. The band has issued the following: "Lou Dax succumbed on June 20th, 2010 to the coma brought on by a ... read more

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Tours: Black Tusk Tour

Posted July 12, 2010, 2:55 p.m.

Black Tusk will join Fu Manchu and It's Casual for a late-summer U.S. tour. Here you go: read more

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Labels: Across The Sun Signed By Metal Blade

Posted July 12, 2010, 2:54 p.m.

  Official press release: Portland, Oregon melodic metal act, Across The Sun, has signed with Metal Blade Records. Across The Sun has spent the last four years touring across the US and promoting their three EPs: This War (2006), Storms Weathered (2008), and their most recent effort, Pestilence and Rapture ... read more

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Records: The Warriors Recording

Posted July 12, 2010, 2:53 p.m.

The Warriors have entered the studio to work on their next album. The group offered the following statement on the matter: “We’ve entered the studio to begin the writing/recording process of our 4th studio album! But before any details are discussed we want to send a very sincere THANK YOU ... read more

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Tours: Deftones Dates

Posted July 12, 2010, 2:53 p.m.

The Deftones have tapped This Will Destroy You to support them on the following dates of their upcoming late summer headlining run: read more

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Shows: Queens Of The Stone Age Do Benefit Show

Posted July 12, 2010, 2:52 p.m.

Queens Of The Stone Age and the Eagles Of Death Metal have scheduled a Los Angeles, CA benefit show for Eagles Of Death Metal bassist Brian O’Connor. The show will take place at Club Nokia on August 12th. O’Connor is currently undergoing treatment for cancer with more info available at ... read more

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Tours: Cattle Decapitation Give Out Tour Dates

Posted July 12, 2010, 2:51 p.m.

Cattle Decapitation will embark on the “California Blood Tour” with Devourment, Knights Of The Abyss, Burning The Masses and Son Of Aurelius beginning late September. Speaking on the tour, Cattle Decapitation frontman Travis Ryan offered the following: “We’ve had this idea for a tour that was mostly comprised of California ... read more

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Records: Face To Face Announce A Title

Posted July 12, 2010, 2:50 p.m.

Many of you wrote in with the news that Face to Face have titled their forthcoming album. According to reports from attendees of the band's Warped Tour performances, the album will be titled Laugh Now, Laugh Later. The band wrapped up work on the album in late June. It will ... read more

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Shows: One Day As A Lion Shows

Posted July 12, 2010, 2:49 p.m.

One Day As a Lion, the project from Zack de la Rocha (Rage Against The Machine) and drummer Jon Theodore (The Mars Volta), have announced their first ever US shows. The duo will be joined by Joey Karam (The Locust) on keyboard for shows in Pomona, CA on July 17 ... read more

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Bands: Deftones Accepting Fan Submissions

Posted July 9, 2010, 1:03 a.m.

The Deftones have launched a new fan-driven archive of their live shows, including footage, pictures and more. The following press release was issued on the matter: “Deftones is pleased and excited to introduce the Deftones Live Project, a comprehensive fan initiative designed to celebrate their rich and long history of ... read more

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Records: Terror Releases Tracklisting For New LP

Posted July 9, 2010, 1:02 a.m.

Terror have revealed the track listing for their upcoming new album “Keepers Of The Faith“. Due out in North America through Century Media on September 14th, the effort will shape up as follows: 01 – “Your Enemies Are Mine” 02 – “Stick Tight” 03 – “Return To Strength” 04 – ... read more

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Records: Devin Townsend To Release Live LP

Posted July 9, 2010, 1:01 a.m.

Devin Townsend has been mixing the audio of his recent live debut Ziltoid The Omniscient” performance in Finland for a future release. Speaking on his plans via Twitter, he offered the following: “Almost finished the mix of day 2 from Tuska, will be releasing in several ways along with collected ... read more

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Bands: Phil Anselmo Announces New Plans

Posted July 9, 2010, 1 a.m.

Phil Anselmo of Pantera/Down, etc. fame recently discussed his upcoming solo album, Down’s next effort and his autobiography, among other things, with Lamusicblog.com. Speaking on the new solo effort, he offered the following: “I’m just writing new material and by no means is it finished. It’s really just in demo ... read more

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Records: Grinderman Release New LP Details

Posted July 9, 2010, 12:59 a.m.

Grinderman, the acclaimed garage rock band formed by Nick Cave (vocals, electric guitar, organ, piano), Warren Ellis (electric bouzouki, Fendocastor, violin, viola, acoustic guitar, backing vocals), Martyn P. Casey (bass, acoustic guitar, backing vocals) and Jim Sclavunos (drums, percussion, backing vocals, have announced the details for their sophomore album. The ... read more

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Tours: Social Distortion Tour Dates

Posted July 7, 2010, 8:43 a.m.

Social Distortion have announced their fall touring schedule. The veteran punks will be hitting the road with Lucero and Frank Turner beginning October 14th and travel until later November. On this run, the band will be hitting venues in the US and also Eastern Canada including Toronto. The band recently ... read more

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Records: Hot Water Music Announce New Release

Posted July 7, 2010, 8:42 a.m.

In a new interview with ThePunkSite.com promoting the Warped Tour, Bryan Kienlen of Bouncing Souls announced details about an upcoming split seven inch with Hot Water Music: "This year The Bouncing Souls and Hot Water Music are going to put out a split. They’re going to cover "True Believers" and ... read more

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Tours: Street Dogs Announce Tour

Posted July 7, 2010, 8:41 a.m.

Street Dogs will be releasing their next album at the end of the summer. The record is titled Street Dogs and is due out August 31, 2010 via Hellcat. It will be their second for the label coming two years after State of Grace in 2008. The first track from ... read more

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Tours: City Of Ships To Tour

Posted July 7, 2010, 8:40 a.m.

City of Ships are in the midst of a lengthy tour, with select dates also featuring Rosetta, Battlefields, Constants and Mose Giganticus. The band recently recorded three new tracks in Gainesville, FL with producer/engineer Ryan Williams; the new jams include two originals and a cover of M83's "Don't Save Us ... read more

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Records: Devil's Brigade Announce LP

Posted July 7, 2010, 8:39 a.m.

 Devil's Brigade, the project fronted by Matt Freeman of Rancid have announced their debut. The record is self-titled and is due out August 31, 2010 via Hellcat. Along with Freeman on vocals, the band features Rancid bandmate Tim Armstrong and DJ Bonebrake, of X and the Knitters on Drums. Rounding ... read more

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Records: A Wilhelm Scream To Record

Posted July 7, 2010, 8:38 a.m.

A Wilhelm Scream guitarist Trevor Reilly has updated the band's website with news that they plan on hitting the studio next month to begin work on a new full-length, shortly before they head to the midwest, then Canada for shows with Comeback Kid and Madball. Here's a snippet of the ... read more

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Records: Thursday Begin LP Number 6

Posted July 6, 2010, 12:38 p.m.

Thursday have entered the studio to begin recording their new album with producer Dave Fridmann (Mogwai, The Flaming Lips) at the helm. The following press release was issued on the matter: “New Jersey’s volatile, avant-garde rock band Thursday have entered the studio to record their sixth studio album and follow-up ... read more

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Bands: Update On Isis

Posted July 6, 2010, 12:37 p.m.

Isis have offered the following update on their now former members ongoing projects: “…aaron harris has contributed drums to 3 tracks on the new album by rajas. you can check out some of aaron’s contributions on the track “rupee” currently up on the rajas website. jeff caxide has a new ... read more

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Tours: Comeback Kid And Madball Announce Tour

Posted July 6, 2010, 12:37 p.m.

Comeback Kid will be embarking on a Canadian tour later this year with Madball and A Wilhelm Scream. Dates for the trek can be found below: read more

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Bands: Burning Love Get Robbed

Posted July 6, 2010, 12:36 p.m.

(Insert Weak Cursed Joke Here) Burning Love (ex-Cursed) were robbed in Philadelphia, PA this week, a complete list of what was stolen can be found over at the groups Blogspot. http://burninglove416.blogspot.com/2010/07/smash-andor-grab.html read more

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Records: Your Demise Announce New LP Details

Posted July 6, 2010, 12:35 p.m.

Your Demise have set “The Kids We Used To Be…” as the title to their new album which will see an overseas release on September 20th. A North American release date for the effort is currently pending. read more

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Bands: Caphalic Carnage Announce New Member

Posted July 6, 2010, 12:25 p.m.

Cephalic Carnage have officially welcomed guitarist Brian Hopp to their line-up. The band issued the following statement regarding his addition: “Hello friends! So yeah yeah old news, but as most of you know Zac left the band, but what you don’t know is who our new guitarist is. Please welcome ... read more

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Labels: Nuclear Blast Signs Sepultura

Posted July 6, 2010, 12:24 p.m.

Official press release: Nuclear Blast Records is proud to announce the signing of legends Sepultura. Commented shredder Andreas Kisser: "We are happy to be at Nuclear Blast, especially in the year we are celebrating 25 years of history, and it is a grear honour for us to join forces with ... read more

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Labels: The Red Shore Signs To Mediaskare

Posted July 6, 2010, 12:23 p.m.

Australian technical death metal outfit The Red Shore has officially joined the Mediaskare Records roster. The band has previously released material via Rise Records and Siege Of Amida Records, among others. Their next album, titled "The Avarice of Man," was recorded by guitarist/producer Roman Koester and is due out in ... read more

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Labels: Daybreaker EP To Be Released By Escapist

Posted July 6, 2010, 12:23 p.m.

Official press release: Boston-based rock outfit Daybreaker will team up with Escapist Records for their debut release, "The Northbound Trains" EP. The band, which is comprised of seasoned veterans of the Northeast hardcore and punk scene - including members of With Honor and Ambitions - have recently completed the tracking ... read more

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Records: Terror To Release New Single

Posted July 3, 2010, 2:17 a.m.

Terror are planning to release a new 7″ through Reaper Records shortly. The outing will feature two tracks from the groups forthcoming new album “Keepers Of The Faith“, one previously unreleased track and a cover of an unspecified Sub Zero song. More details on the outing can be found online ... read more

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Records: City Of Ships Confirm New Single

Posted July 3, 2010, 2:16 a.m.

  City Of Ships recently tracked three songs with Ryan Williams for an as-yet untitled 7″ which is expected out through Sound Study Recordings in late August. The group recorded the tracks “South Laurel“, “Three Mile Bridge” and a cover of M83’s “Don’t Save Us From The Flames” for the ... read more

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Bands: Eagles Of Death Metal Accept Donations

Posted July 3, 2010, 2:16 a.m.

A donation page has been launched for Eagles Of Death Metal bassist Brian O’Connor who is currently undergoing treatment for cancer. Those interested in helping out can find more information over at www.brianeodm.org. read more

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Labels: Titan Signs To Relapse Records

Posted July 3, 2010, 2:15 a.m.

Official press release: Relapse Records is proud to announce the signing of Brooklyn, NY's Titan. Titan, who have previously released material on Paradigms and Tee Pee Records, have recently completed work on a brand new full-length album titled Sweet Dreams. Sweet Dreams was recorded at Translator Audio in Brooklyn with ... read more

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Tours: The Mongoloids Announce Tour

Posted July 3, 2010, 2:14 a.m.

The Mongoloids will hit the road later this month in support of their upcoming Six Feet Under Records release. Dates are as follows: read more

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MP3s: Defiance, Ohio Put Up Downloads

Posted July 3, 2010, 2:13 a.m.

 As with previous releases, No Idea Records' Defiance, Ohio have posted a free download of their upcoming new album, Midwestern Minutes. The official release is due out July 6, 2010. It follows The Fear, The Fear, The Fear in 2007. Grab the album (or any older material) here as VBR ... read more

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Records: The Get Up Kids Announce LP

Posted July 3, 2010, 2:12 a.m.

According to a new interview, The Get Up Kids original plan for a series of EPs has been scrapped. The band is now planning a new full length instead. Matt Pryor explained: "I think we've scrapped the multiple EP idea, in lieu of doing a full-length album instead. We are ... read more

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Bands: Reign Supreme Announce New Member

Posted July 3, 2010, 2:08 a.m.

Following an audition this past weekend, Philadelphia, PA hardcore outfit Reign Supreme has added Kevin White to their line-up on second guitar. White has previously played guitar in Rise Against and handled vocals for With Honor. read more

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Obituaries: Kinks Bassist Dies

Posted July 1, 2010, 11:06 a.m.

The BBC reports that Pete Quaife, founding bassist for the Kinks, has died. No cause of death has yet been revealed, but according to the BBC, Quaife had been undergoing kidney dialysis for years. He was 66. Quaife was an original member of the Kinks, playing with the band when ... read more

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Obituaries: R.I.P. Rammellzee

Posted July 1, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

Yesterday, Fab 5 Freddy revealed on his Twitter that art-rap pioneer Rammellzee had died. Today, Stuart Argabright, Rammellzee's collaborator in Death Comet Crew, confirms that sad news. He was 50 years old. A legendary graffitti artist, fashion designer, and rapper, Rammellzee remains best known for "Beat Bop", his 1983 single ... read more

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Music News: Trent Reznor To Score New Film

Posted July 1, 2010, 11:04 a.m.

  As the NIN Hotline points out, today, the Nine Inch Nails website's news feed featured a message from Trent Reznor announcing that he and longtime collaborator Atticus Ross have written the score for David Fincher's new film The Social Network, which is about the founding of Facebook. It stars ... read more

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Tours: My Heart To Joy Tour

Posted July 1, 2010, 11:02 a.m.

My Heart to Joy begin an extensive American tour tonight that includes dates with Native, Snowing, Into It. Over It., Former Thieves, Grown Ups and others. The band continues to support 2009's Seasons in Verse, and information regarding a new EP is expected to be announced soon. read more

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Shows: Insubordination Fest Issues

Posted July 1, 2010, 11:01 a.m.

The otherwise well-recieved Insubordination Fest became the source of conflict between attendees of the 12-hour festival and club owners who were apparently trying to sell high-priced bottles of water while denying any other sources. While venue owner Dan McIntosh said bartenders were "encouraged" to sell water, no one was supposed ... read more

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Shows: Guided By Voices, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Ted Leo, F*cked Up at Matador Anniversary

Posted July 1, 2010, 11:01 a.m.

Guided by Voices will be reunited for the upcoming 21st Anniversary Festival of uber-indie Matador Records. The beloved band will be performing during the festival alongside bands like Pavement, Sonic Youth, Spoon, Yo La Tengo, Cat Power, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, The New Pornographers, Superchunk, Ted Leo And The ... read more

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Tours: Arab on Radar (Reunion Tour)

Posted July 1, 2010, 11 a.m.

Three One G Records, experimental noise rock outfit Arab on Radar have reunited and have booked a run of tour dates beginning this month. The reunion was first revealed in April by Three One G co-founder Justin Pearson (The Locust, Swing Kids, Head Wound City, Some Girls) The band formed ... read more

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Bands: Articles Of Faith Reunite

Posted July 1, 2010, 10:59 a.m.

The legendary Chicago,IL-based Articles of Faith have announced that they will reunite for the first time in 25 years to record a new EP and also to perform at the forthcoming Riot Fest 2010. The band, which will feature all original members, will be recording at Chicago’s Million Yen Studios ... read more

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Videos: Zoroaster Premiere New Video

Posted July 1, 2010, 10:59 a.m.

Zoroaster’s new video for their track “Odyssey” has debuted online via Stereogum.com and can be found below. The video was filmed with director Chad Rullman (Mastodon, Neurosis) and serves as the first single from the groups new album “Matador“, which is set to arrive in stores on July 13th through ... read more

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Labels: High On Fire Vinyl On Relapse

Posted July 1, 2010, 10:58 a.m.

Relapse are preparing new 12″ colored vinyl pressings of High On Fire’s “Surrounded By Thieves“, “Blessed Black Wings” and “Death Is This Communion” for a July 06th release date. read more

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MP3s: Solo Songs From Name Frontman

Posted July 1, 2010, 10:57 a.m.

name frontman Wes Fareas has posted some new solo tracks online at his Myspace. read more

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Bands: Codeseven Reunites

Posted July 1, 2010, 10:57 a.m.

Codeseven have confirmed via their Myspace that they will be reuniting this fall with more details and an official announcement to follow next week. read more

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Tours: Howl And Junius Announce Tour

Posted July 1, 2010, 10:56 a.m.

Howl will be joining Valient Thorr and Junius on the road for the following dates later this year: read more

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Records: Tracklisting For New The Sword LP Let Loose

Posted July 1, 2010, 10:41 a.m.

The Sword have set the track listing to their new album “Warp Riders“, here’s how the effort will run: 01 – “Acheron/Unearthing The Orb” 02 – “Tres Brujas” 03 – “Arrows In The Dark” 04 – “The Chronomancer I: Hubris” 05 – “Lawless Lands” 06 – “Astraea’s Dream” 07 – ... read more

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Records: More Guests Announced For Hum Tribute

Posted July 1, 2010, 10:41 a.m.

Pop Up Records‘ forthcoming Hum tribute, “Songs Of Farewell And Departure: A Tribute To Hum“, continues to take shape. The latest artists to sign on for the effort include Open Hand, Constants and Solar Powered Sun Destroyer. They join the already confirmed participants, Funeral For A Friend, The Esoteric, (Damn) ... read more

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MP3s: New Terror Song Streaming

Posted July 1, 2010, 10:40 a.m.

Terror’s new track “Stick Tight” has been posted online via the groups Myspace. The song will see a release on the bands new album “Keepers Of The Faith“, which is due out in stores on Sepetmber 14th through Century Media. read more

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MP3s: La Dispute Stream New Song

Posted July 1, 2010, 10:39 a.m.

La Dispute’s new track “How I Feel” can now be streamed online over at the bands official Myspace. The song will appear on the groups forthcoming new 7″ split with Touche Amore which carries the title of “Searching For A Pulse“/”The Worth Of The World“. The split is slated for ... read more

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MP3s: East Of The Wall Streaming New Song

Posted July 1, 2010, 10:39 a.m.

East of The Wall have made their new track “Wisp Of Tow” available for streaming online via their Myspace. The song comes from the groups new album “Ressentiment“, which is scheduled for a July 20th release date through Translation Loss. read more

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Records: Oceano Announces A Guest

Posted July 1, 2010, 10:38 a.m.

Oceano were recently joined in the studio by Molotov Solution frontman Nick Arthur for a guest appearance. A photo from the studio can be found here. Molotov Solution offered the following on the appearance via their Twitter: “Our singer @Nickyinfidel is getting down with Zeus on this fresh ass Oceano ... read more

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Labels: Run WIth The Hunted Signs With Panic Records

Posted July 1, 2010, 10:37 a.m.

Official press release: Panic Records is proud and excited to announce that Run With The Hunted have become a part of the family. With the heaviness and technicality of bands like Indecision and Turmoil intermixed with strong noisy flourishes akin to Botch and Catharsis. Lyrically, the band explores political and ... read more

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Records: Coffinworm To Release LP On Seventh Rule

Posted July 1, 2010, 10:36 a.m.

Official press release: Seventh Rule Recordings is proud to announce the forthcoming release of the vinyl edition of Coffinworm's 'When All Became None.' This gatefold LP release will be available in a limited pressing of 500 copies and packaged in an old-school "Tip-On" style jacket manufactured by Stoughton Printing, with ... read more

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Bands: New Frontman Joins Hatesphere

Posted July 1, 2010, 10:36 a.m.

After several auditions in Copenhagen, Hatesphere has officially announced the addition of vocalist Esben "Esse" Hansen (of As We Fight) to their line-up. Hansen replaces Jonathan Albrechtsen, who left Hatesphere earlier this year just before their first U.S. tour with The Black Dahlia Murder. Hansen comments: "It didn't take me ... read more

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Labels: Relapse Records To Release Complete Failure

Posted July 1, 2010, 10:35 a.m.

Official press release: Complete Failure's limited self-released full-length, Heal No Evil, will be re-released on CD and digitally via Relapse Records. Heal No Evil was originally released on a 100 hand-numbered CD copies and sold during the band's 2009 tour. The album was recorded and engineered by the band. Heal ... read more

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Shows: Initial Details Released For Deathfest

Posted July 1, 2010, 10:35 a.m.

Initial details have been announced for Maryland Deathfest 2011 (aka MDF IX). The event will take place on May 27, 28, and 29 in Baltimore (as always) and the following bands have been confirmed thus far: Exhorder Exhumed Impaled Nazarene Repugnant Cripple Bastards Wormed Blood Freak Cretin The Kill Nightbringer read more

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Records: Torche Announces New LP

Posted July 1, 2010, 10:34 a.m.

Miami, Florida's Torche will release their next full-length on September 21st. Titled "Songs For Singles," the eight-song album will once again surface via Hydra Head Records. The tracklist is after the jump. read more

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Records: Bad Religion Name New LP

Posted June 28, 2010, 9:44 a.m.

In a recent interview at Azkena Rock Festival in Spain this past weekend, Jay Bentley and Brooks Wackerman of Bad Religion revealed that the band's upcoming LP will be called The Dissent of Man and is due out on September 28, 2010. read more

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Labels: 6131 Records Joins ILC

Posted June 28, 2010, 9:43 a.m.

Official press release: 6131 Records have announced a deal with the Independent Label Collective for worldwide distribution. The label will be releasing new records from Alpha & Omega, Touche Amore, Such Gold and more in the coming months with the ILC. ILC President Jason White had the following to say ... read more

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Bands: Capsule Announces New Member

Posted June 28, 2010, 9:43 a.m.

Into The Moat drummer (and founding member) Matt Gossman has joined Miami, Florida band Capsule (Robotic Empire). For now, Gossman will join the group for both their upcoming U.S. and Europe tours. read more

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Records: Unearthly Trance Get A Release Date

Posted June 28, 2010, 9:42 a.m.

Unearthly Trance are set to release their new album “V” through Relapse on September 28th. The cover art for it can be found over at Relapse.com. read more

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Records: All Out War Release Info

Posted June 28, 2010, 9:41 a.m.

All Out War have officially set “Into The Killing Fields” as the title to their new album which now looks to have been scheduled for an August 31st release date through Victory. read more

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Bands: The Sword Have Many Plans

Posted June 25, 2010, 3:09 p.m.

The Sword are planning a trilogy of related videos in support of their new album “Warp Riders“. The videos will be directed by Artificial Army (The Mars Volta, Dead Meadow) with “Tres Brujas” set to serve as the first installment. The song itself will see a release online on July ... read more

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Records: New Morbid Angel LP?

Posted June 25, 2010, 3:09 p.m.

Death metal pioneers Morbid Angel entered the studio on Tuesday to begin tracking their ninth full-length album. The effort is being recorded at Mana Recordings Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida with engineer (and former Morbid Angel member) Erik Rutan at the helm and a late-2010 release via Season Of Mist ... read more

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Labels: Metal Blade signs Fleshwrought

Posted June 25, 2010, 2:40 p.m.

Official press release: Metal Blade Records is pleased to announce the addition of experimental death metal band Fleshwrought to its family. Fleshwrought features Navene Koperweis (former drummer of Bay area grind band Animosity, currently in Animals As Leaders) and Jonny Davy (vocalist of Arizona's Job for a Cowboy); Navene performing ... read more

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Records: Oceano enters studio

Posted June 25, 2010, 2:39 p.m.

Official press release: Over a year after the release of their 2009 Billboard-charting debut Depths and countless tours later, Chicago deathcore heavyweights, Oceano have begun recording their highly anticipated followup album to be released later this year. Entitled Contagion, the album promises to take the band's music to explosive new ... read more

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Bands: Julie Christmas Goes Solo

Posted June 25, 2010, 2:39 p.m.

Official press release: Brooklyn's Julie Christmas has been mysteriously under the radar as of late. But far from disappearing, the emerging singer/songwriter has been busier than ever. Christmas is scheduled to release her first solo record, The Bad Wife, this fall. More details about the album are forthcoming, but "July ... read more

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Bands: Madball Announce New Drummer

Posted June 25, 2010, 2:38 p.m.

Drummer Jay Weinberg, who has been playing live with Madball for several months, has apparently joined Madball as a full-time member for the foreseeable future. As you may already know, Weinberg is the son of Max Weinberg, drummer for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band and bandleader for Conan O'Brien. A ... read more

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Bands: Remembering Never Return

Posted June 25, 2010, 2:37 p.m.

After nearly four years of inactivity, Remembering Never has lined up a handful of July shows on the East Coast. Vocalist Peter Kowalsky tells us: "We wish RN could make it a full U.S. tour but unfortunately jobs/school/responsibilities get in the way of a 40 day nonstop metalcore party and ... read more

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Bands: The Methadones Let Loose Some Details

Posted June 25, 2010, 2:36 p.m.

The Methadones have announced more details regarding their final show and release. The band's last gig is tentatively scheduled for mid-November at Reggie's in their hometown of Chicago, IL. To coincide with the show, the band plans to release a collection entitled Over and Out featuring five new songs, all ... read more

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Labels: The Sainte Catherines Get Signed

Posted June 25, 2010, 2:35 p.m.

 The Sainte Catherines will release their next full-length with Anchorless Records. The album, entitled Fire Works, is expected out this fall and will be the band's first since 2006's Dancing for Decadence, issued by Fat Wreck Chords. More information is expected soon. read more

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Tours: The Effort Announce Tour

Posted June 25, 2010, 2:34 p.m.

Merrimack Valley, MA hardcore outfit The Effort have announced a lengthy summer tour in support of their upcoming LP for Panic Records, Wartime Citizens, due out July 4, 2010. The tour includes an appearance at Sound and Fury Festival. read more

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Tours: The Effort Announce Tour

Posted June 25, 2010, 2:34 p.m.

Merrimack Valley, MA hardcore outfit The Effort have announced a lengthy summer tour in support of their upcoming LP for Panic Records, Wartime Citizens, due out July 4, 2010. The tour includes an appearance at Sound and Fury Festival. read more

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Tours: The Effort Announce Tour

Posted June 25, 2010, 2:33 p.m.

Merrimack Valley, MA hardcore outfit The Effort have announced a lengthy summer tour in support of their upcoming LP for Panic Records, Wartime Citizens, due out July 4, 2010. The tour includes an appearance at Sound and Fury Festival. read more

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Tours: Circa Survive Announce Tour

Posted June 25, 2010, 2:32 p.m.

Circa Survive have announced another run of tour dates, including shows with The Dear Hunter, Coheed and Cambria and O'Brother. read more

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Bands: Twelve Hour Turn Return

Posted June 25, 2010, 2:30 p.m.

Jacksonville, FL post-hardcore outfit Twelve Hour Turn have announced plans to reunite for this year's Fest in Gainesville, FL to help comemmorate No Idea Records' 25th anniversary. The show in October will be the band's first in eight years, having split up shortly after issuing their final release, Perfect Progress, ... read more

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Splits: Anchor Arms Ending

Posted June 25, 2010, 2:30 p.m.

Gainesville, FL's Anchor Arms have called it a day. Vocalist James Austin offered a detailed explanation for the band's demise, which you can read by clicking Read More. The band issued one full-length, 2008's Cold Blooded, and several split releases, the most recent being a split 7" with Madison Bloodbath. ... read more

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MP3s: Rise Against, Tom Morello collaborating with Public Enemy

Posted June 23, 2010, 3:22 a.m.

Rise Against, Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and others will be collaborating with legendary hip hop pioneers Public Enemy on their next album. The group is raising funds independently to finance the recording of the album through Sellaband.com and are aiming to raise $75,000 though individual investors. Currently, ... read more

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Rumors: End of the line for the King Khan and BBQ Show?

Posted June 23, 2010, 3:21 a.m.

While final confirmation from the band is forthcoming, Canadian music site Chart is calling it a day for celebrated garage rock duo The King Khan and BBQ Show. The site is reporting that a show earlier this month at Australia's VIVID Live festival ended in ruin with a "huge screaming ... read more

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Records: After The Fall Announce New LP

Posted June 23, 2010, 3:20 a.m.

Albany, NY's After The Fall have announced the title and release date for their upcoming full-length. The record is titled Eradication and it's due out October 12, 2010 via Mightier Than Sword, following up 2008's Fort Orange. In the interim, the band issued a new 7" earlier this year, Collar ... read more

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Records: New Blink 182 LP Confirmed

Posted June 23, 2010, 3:20 a.m.

As some people expected a Blink 182 announcement when bassist Mark Hoppus called a press conference, Hoppus has posted an update on his blog with regards to the pop-punk trio: In June and July we will be at the rehearsal spot, getting ready for the European tour this summer, and ... read more

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Records: How Water Music Recording?

Posted June 23, 2010, 3:19 a.m.

According to Punknews.org Hot Water Music has confirmed that they will be recording a new LP in coming months. No firther details have been released. read more

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Tours: Paint It Black UK Tour

Posted June 23, 2010, 3:18 a.m.

Paint it Black have booked a short tour of the UK around appearances at the Reading and Leeds festivals. read more

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Labels: Trustkill founder launches Bullet Tooth

Posted June 23, 2010, 3:17 a.m.

Official press release: Known worldwide for founding and running Trustkill Records since 1994, New Jersey native Josh Grabelle has launched a brand new record label and publishing company, Bullet Tooth. Best known for his A&R and marketing successes with hardcore and metal bands Bleeding Through, Hopesfall, Walls Of Jericho, Bullet ... read more

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Labels: Hydrahead Records Release Digital Sampler

Posted June 23, 2010, 3:15 a.m.

Hydra Head Records have released a free new 22 track sampler featuring rare and unreleased material from a variety of acts on their roster. Artists featured include Cave In, Kayo Dot, Daughters, Knut and many more. You can snag it over at the labels newly launched digital store, www.hydrahead.com/store. read more

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Records: Madball To Release New Album This Fall

Posted June 23, 2010, 3:15 a.m.

Madball have set “Empire” as the title to their new album which they are aiming to release through Good Fight Music in late September/early October. The group are currently wrapping up pre-production for the outing and will enter Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, FL next month to begin recording ... read more

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Records: Clutch To Record New EP

Posted June 23, 2010, 3:13 a.m.

Metalinsider.net have word that Clutch will enter the studio on July 04th to begin recording a handful of acoustic renditions of their material for a future EP release. The sessions will be helmed by producer J. Robbins (Coliseum, Paint It Black). Songs expected to undergo the treatment include “Abraham Lincoln“, ... read more

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Tours: Deftones Announce Tour

Posted June 23, 2010, 3:12 a.m.

Deftones have announced a number of headlining dates with Circa Survive and Baroness in tow on select legs. More stops are pending with the current schedule running as follows: read more

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Tours: Child Abuse, Liturgy tour dates

Posted June 22, 2010, 3:24 a.m.

  Child Abuse will be on the road in July, with Liturgy appearing on most of the dates: read more

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Records: Azure Ray Announce New LP

Posted June 22, 2010, 3:23 a.m.

Azure Ray will release their first album in six years, Drawing Down the Moon, on September 14 via Saddle Creek. Cover art and track listing can be seen in the replies. read more

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Records: Face to Face complete new album

Posted June 22, 2010, 3:22 a.m.

Looks like Face to Face have wrapped up work on their first new album in eight years. The band's frontman Trever Keith posted an Twitter update to that effect: New Face to Face record is in the can. Heading back home for a few days, then it's on to The ... read more

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Tours: Devin Townsend announces first headlining tour

Posted June 22, 2010, 3:21 a.m.

Official press release: One of metal's most intriguing, ominous and immensely talented figures, the mighty Devin Townsend, is extremely excited to announce that for the first time in his solo career he will be embarking on a headlining tour. This will be a special evening exploring a 15 year musical ... read more

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Bands: Maruta Announces Lineup Changes

Posted June 22, 2010, 3:20 a.m.

Floridian grind band Maruta has announced the addition of drummer Danny Morris to their line-up. Morris replaces Nick Augusto, who left the group last year to join Trivium. Vocalist Mitchell Luna comments: "We are all happy to announce that the search for a new drummer is over, and that Maruta ... read more

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Bands: Sleep Announce September Tour

Posted June 22, 2010, 3:19 a.m.

Sleep will be reuniting with a retooled lineup for a series of shows scheduled to take place in September, the official press release on the matter can be found below: “Legendary stoner rock band SLEEP split in 1997 after two hugely influential albums. Members went on to form underground heroes ... read more

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Bands: Blood For Blood Announce Reformation

Posted June 21, 2010, 4:49 a.m.

Blood For Blood will be returning to the stage later this year for a European tour with Billy Graziadei of Biohazard fame handling the guitar duties. The band issued the following statement on the matter: “First off, we would like to thank all our fans for hanging in there over ... read more

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Records: Unearthly Trance album set for release

Posted June 21, 2010, 4:47 a.m.

Official press release: Unearthly Trance will release their fifth studio album, aptly titled V, on September 28th in North America, October 4th internationally. V, the follow-up album to Electrocution, was recently recorded in New York, New York. The band recorded V at SIR Studios with engineering help from Sanford Parker ... read more

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Tours: East Of The Wall Summer Tour

Posted June 18, 2010, 12:25 p.m.

East Of The Wall’s upcoming “Name Of The Wall Tour” with name continues to take shape, dates for the trek now run as follows: read more

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Splits: Coalesce Break Up Again?

Posted June 18, 2010, 12:24 p.m.

Coalesce are planning some downtime for the upcoming months. Band bassist Nathan Ellis offered the following on their plans: “It’s been a fun couple of years. We’ve had excellent tours with bands we love (Converge, Harvey Milk, Torche, Kylesa, Atlas Moth, Gaza, Touche Amore, Black Breath), been to Europe, East ... read more

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Records: Will Haven Give Album Update

Posted June 18, 2010, 12:24 p.m.

Will Haven have checked in with the following update on the writing process for their next album: “just a little update, we are back in the practice room and have been hard at work on the new record. We are playing the new songs over and over, making changes here ... read more

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Records: Adai Announce New EP

Posted June 18, 2010, 12:23 p.m.

From the inbox: Denver, CO’s post-rock/metal band ADAI will release their second EP, Felo De Se, July 13 on Cavity Records. Recorded and produced by Matt Talbott of HUM, the EP boasts a gatefold jacket featuring new artwork from Seldon Hunt and Andrew Weiss (ISIS, PELICAN, NEUROSIS) and a custom ... read more

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Labels: Thorp Records To Release Ashers LP

Posted June 18, 2010, 12:23 p.m.

From the inbox: New England’s progressive punk rock outfit, ASHERS, has set a release date for their debut full-length record, Kill Your Master. The punishing debut will hit stores on July 13th, courtesy of Thorp Records. Kill Your Master was recorded in February at The Outpost in Stoughton, MA, and ... read more

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Labels: Make Do and Mend Signed By Paper and Plastick

Posted June 18, 2010, 12:22 p.m.

Hartford, Connecticut's Make Do and Mend have teamed up with Paper and Plastick to co-release their debut full length with Panic Records. The band had this to say: ...the sound is definitely more mature than anything from our previous EPs, but overall it's definitely a MDAM record; very driving, heavy ... read more

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Records: Frontier(s) announce debut LP

Posted June 18, 2010, 12:21 p.m.

Frontier(s), the new project from ex-Elliott/Falling Forward vocalist Chris Higdon, have detailed their upcoming full-length. The record is titled There Will Be No Miracles Here and it's due out August 10, 2010 through Arena Rock Recording co., with No Sleep Records handling the vinyl release. read more

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Labels: Relapse Records Signs Circle Of Animals

Posted June 17, 2010, 10:27 a.m.

Circle Of Animals, a new industrial project featuring Sanford Parker (Minsk, The High Confessions) and Bruce Lamont of Yakuza, have inked a deal with Relapse and will release a 12″ EP entitled “Invisible War” through the label on June 29th. The outing will feature a variety of guest performances and ... read more

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Records: Terror Set Release Date For New LP

Posted June 17, 2010, 10:26 a.m.

Terror have scheduled a September 14th North American release date through Century Media for their new album, “Keepers Of The Faith“. Band frontman Scott Vogel summed up the record with the following: “This is the record we put everything we have into, from the music to the lyrics, the layout ... read more

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Bands: Agnostic Front Announce Fall Dates

Posted June 17, 2010, 10:25 a.m.

Agnostic Front have lined up a number of dates for later this year with Mother Of Mercy and New Lows as support on most stops. Here’s how the schedule looks: read more

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MP3s: Stream "This Comp Kills Fascists Volume 2"

Posted June 17, 2010, 10:24 a.m.

The second volume of Scott Hull’s (Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed) “This Comp Kills Fascists” compilation is currently streaming in its entirety online via www.thiscompkillsfascists.info. The set will see a June 22nd release date through Relapse. read more

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Records: Mastadon Announce "Jonah Hex" EP

Posted June 17, 2010, 10:24 a.m.

Mastodon are prepping a six song EP featuring material from their score for the upcoming film “Jonah Hex“. The group worked with composers Marco Beltrami and John Powell on the score, in what proved to be a somewhat messy process. The EP will see a release on June 29th and ... read more

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Records: Porcupine Tree Release Benefit Album

Posted June 17, 2010, 10:23 a.m.

Porcupine Tree have made an entire two hour live set recorded in Atlanta, GA available for digital purchase. The set was captured during the bands “Fear Of A Blank Planet Tour” and was recorded with the intentions of being a now-scrapped official live release. Proceeds from the 16 track effort, ... read more

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Tours: Aborted And Augury Announce Tour

Posted June 17, 2010, 10:21 a.m.

Aborted, Augury, and System Divide will team up for a tour of Canada later this summer. Dates are as follows: read more

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Bands: The Sainte Catherines News

Posted June 17, 2010, 10:20 a.m.

 The Sainte Catherines have announced plans for a new 7". Titled Dead Dogs, the release will feature two new songs and is expected out by year's end through Asian Man Records. Prior to the release is a tour dates are below. read more

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Nathan Xander – The Fear

Posted June 16, 2010, 7:34 a.m.

Nathan Xander – The Fear

Every once in awhile you try out an album and it becomes a happy accident. These albums become special to you because you just took ... read more

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Prayers for Atheists – Prayers for Atheists

Posted June 16, 2010, 7:27 a.m.

Prayers for Atheists – Prayers for Atheists

I wasn't sure what to make of this upon getting it. I had seen it compared to hip-hop, Rage Against The Machine, Whole Wheat Bread, ... read more

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Splits: ABACABB breaks up

Posted June 16, 2010, 7:25 a.m.

Alexandria, VA death metal/metalcore outfit ABACABB has reportedly called it quits. We're not exactly sure what happened but earlier this week we were alerted to the fact that bass player Stefan Mills recently quit the band and that the group had cancelled the last few dates of their recent run ... read more

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Tours: Donnybrook Canadian Tour

Posted June 16, 2010, 7:24 a.m.

Donnybrook have announced a short tour through western canada With Crucified and Withdrawal in tow read more

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Labels: No Sleep Records signs Aficionado

Posted June 16, 2010, 7:23 a.m.

Official press release: No Sleep Records is proud to welcome Albany, NY's own Aficionado to the family. Drawing influence from an array of bands ranging from At the Drive-In, to Cursive, to the Hold Steady, Aficionado has a developed a unique style they are happy to call their own. With ... read more

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General News: Eagles Of Death Metal Bassist Diagnosed With Cancer, Benefit Shows Planned

Posted June 16, 2010, 7:23 a.m.

Eagles Of Death Metal bassist Brian O’Connor was recently diagnosed with cancer and is currently undergoing treatment for it. The following press release was issued on the matter: “Eagles of Death Metal bassist Brian O’Connor has been diagnosed with cancer, and is undergoing treatment in Los Angeles. He will undergo ... read more

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Records: Children Of Bodom Recording New LP

Posted June 15, 2010, 1:47 p.m.

Children Of Bodom bassist Henkka Seppala recently offered the following update on the bands next album via the groups official website, www.cobhc.com: “So yesterday we recorded some demos for the new stuff. Jaska’s drums earlier, Alexi and me did our share yesterday. Roope will be doing today. It’s exciting! Couple ... read more

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Records: Street Sweeper Social Club Announce New EP

Posted June 15, 2010, 1:46 p.m.

Street Sweeper Social Club (Rage Against The Machine, The Coup) are gearing up to release their new EP “Ghetto Blaster” on July 27th. The tentative track listing for the outing runs as follows: 01 – “Ghetto Blaster” 02 – “Everythang” 03 – “Paper Planes” (M.I.A. Cover) 04 – “The New ... read more

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MP3s: Eulogy Recordings Offer Free Sampler Online

Posted June 15, 2010, 1:45 p.m.

Eulogy Recordings have made a free sampler available for download online featuring a variety of new tracks from their current roster, including Donnybrook Ender, Stand United and more. You can grab it over at www.eulogysampler.com. read more

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Bands: Mogwai Release More Details For Live DVD/CD Release

Posted June 15, 2010, 1:44 p.m.

  Mogwai have made footage of their track “I’m Jim Morrison, I’m Dead” taken from their unique live set “Burning“/”Special Moves” available online below. As previously reported, “Burning” will encompass the DVD portion of the set and captures the bands three night residency which took place at the Music Hall ... read more

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Records: Cro-Mags Alpha/Omega To Be Re-Released

Posted June 15, 2010, 1:42 p.m.

From the inbox: Divebomb Records has partnered up with Century Media Records to reissue one of the most overlooked crossover albums ever, CRO-MAGS’ Alpha Omega. Since the original release of Alpha Omega in 1992 its creative origins have been long argued amongst the band members, and with so many turbulent ... read more

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Shows: The Power Of The Riff Festival Announced

Posted June 15, 2010, 1:42 p.m.

The Power Of The Riff Festival will reportedly take place at the Echo and Echoplex in Los Angeles, CA on Sunday, August 8th. Bands include: Corrosion Of Conformity Goatsnake From Ashes Rise Trap Them Repulsion Nails Coliseum Night Horse Black Breath Eagle Twin Early Graves Righteous Fool Semen Sundae The ... read more

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Records: Details For Alpaha & Omega LP Released

Posted June 15, 2010, 1:40 p.m.

Official press release: LA based metallic hardcore band, Alpha & Omega, have announced the track listing of their debut full-length, "Life Swallower," which will hit the streets July 13 on 6131 Records. The album, was recorded, mixed and mastered by Paul Miner (Death by Stereo, New Found Glory, Thrice, H2O) ... read more

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Tours: Defiance, OH Tour Announced

Posted June 15, 2010, 3:39 a.m.

Defiance, OH have announced another tour that will run in conjunction with the release of their new LP Midwestern Minutes. The album will be out July 6th on No Idea Records. The dates are after the jump read more

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Records: The Copyrights Finishing Up New LP

Posted June 15, 2010, 3:36 a.m.

The Copyrights have posted an update on their next album. The band updated their Facebook Profile: "Our new album has been finished for some time now, and it is now in the mixing stage.We're taking our time on this one...so you'll have to keep waiting a little bit longer. We ... read more

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Bands: Devo plans cat party for album stream

Posted June 15, 2010, 3:35 a.m.

Devo is trying something vastly different. To promote their new LP Something For Everybody They are having a cat party. Today from 11am to 8pm, the band will host a live broadcast of the audio from their album and video of 20 cats for 9 hours.The broadcast starts at 11am ... read more

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Records: Mother Of Mercy Recording

Posted June 15, 2010, 3:30 a.m.

Pennsylvania's Mother Of Mercy entered the studio today.  They are recording their yet-to-be-titled debut for Bridge Nine Records. The band will spend the next few weeks tracking the effort at Philadelphia's Studio 4 with Will Yip (Blacklisted, CKY) at the helm. Bassist Drew Ferry comments: "I'm personally excited to get back into ... read more

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Tours: Downpresser Announce Tour

Posted June 15, 2010, 3:28 a.m.

Downpresser has announced they will be touring with Power Trip and Minus this summer leading up to Sound and Fury Fest read more

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General News: CBGB company files for bankruptcy

Posted June 14, 2010, 9:57 a.m.

The company holding the name to the legendary CBGB club has filed for bankruptcy. Though the club itself shut down in late 2006, the name was purchased by a company that wanted to continue selling the venues' memorabilia and T-shirts. The club was first launched in 1973 by the late ... read more

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Labels: Crowbar Sign With E1 Music

Posted June 14, 2010, 9:55 a.m.

Crowbar have inked a deal with E1 Music and will release their new album through the label in the fall. The official press release on their signing can be found below: “(New York, NY) – Sludge Metal legends CROWBAR have signed a worldwide deal with E1 Music. The band will ... read more

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Tours: Primus Announce Fall North American Tour

Posted June 14, 2010, 9:54 a.m.

Primus will hit the road this fall as part of the “The Oddity Faire” tour. Other acts are currently pending for the trek with bands planned to rotate from region to region. So far, dates run as follows: read more

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Tours: More Dates Added To Alice In Chains, Deftones And Mastodon Fall Tour

Posted June 14, 2010, 9:53 a.m.

A number of dates have been added to the “BlackDiamondSkye Tour” in recent weeks. Here’s how the schedule for the trek, which will feature Alice In Chains, Deftones and Mastodon, will now shape up: read more

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Labels: ORBS Sign to EVR

Posted June 14, 2010, 3:26 a.m.

Orbs, who feature members of Between The Buried And Me, Fear Befrore, Cradle Of Filth and Torch Runner fame within their ranks, have inked a deal with Equal Vision. The band will release their full-length debut, “Asleep Next To Science“, through the label on August 17th. The band tracked the ... read more

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Bands: The Killer Smiles (East Bay Ray of Dead Kennedys) post new music

Posted June 14, 2010, 3:23 a.m.

East Bay Ray, of Dead Kennedys fame, has released the first new song from his band, The Killer Smiles. Along with Ray, the band features Skip McSkipster from the Wynona Riders, drummer Steve Wilson (from Tatu) and bassist Greg Reeves of Cordovan. The band recorded an album at El Dorado ... read more

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Tours: Orbs To Tour With Junius This Summer

Posted June 14, 2010, 1:34 a.m.

Orbs, who feature members of Between The Buried And Me, Fear Before, Cradle Of Filth fame and more, will hit the road this summer for a trek alongside Junius. Dates for the trek can be found below while those unfamiliar with Orbs can check them out via Myspace. read more

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Shows: Audio Of Isis And Melvins Live “Bonnaroo” Sets Available Online

Posted June 14, 2010, 1:33 a.m.

Live audio streams of Isis and the Melvins‘ sets from the “Bonnaroo Music And Arts Festival” have hit the net. The performances took place in Manchester, TN yesterday, June 12th. You can check out Isis‘ sethere while the Melvins‘ set can be found here. read more

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Tours: Gravehill, Cardiac Arrest, Hod tour

Posted June 13, 2010, 3:16 a.m.

Gravehill, Cardiac Arrest, and Hod will be touring together in July. Dates include: read more

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Tours: Bane / Trapped Under Ice Tour

Posted June 13, 2010, 3:14 a.m.

After the finish up their Canadian tour with Strike Anywhere, Bane will embark on another run of North American shows, with these headlining and supported by Trapped Under Ice, Cruel Hand and Alpha & Omega. read more

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Records: Operation MD (Sum 41, H2O) plan second album

Posted June 13, 2010, 3:13 a.m.

Operation MD have announced plans to release a new album. The group is the side project from Sum 41 bassist Jason "Cone" McCaslin and H2O's Todd Morse. According to a Chart Attack report, the album " is more of a garage record, borrowing heavily from acts like The Hives and ... read more

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Labels: 6131 To Work With JOYCE MANOR

Posted June 13, 2010, 3:13 a.m.

From the inbox: “We couldn’t be happier to announce that JOYCE MANOR, based out of Long Beach, CA/Torrance, CA, have officially joined the 6131 family. While Joyce Manor is clearly different than anything else on 6131 there was no way we could not work with them. After having their demo on constant ... read more

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Videos: Soilwork working on new video

Posted June 13, 2010, 3:12 a.m.

Official press release: The Godfathers of Swedish modern metal, Soilwork, are currently working on a music video for the song "Deliverance Is Mine" to be directed by Ivan Colic (Ex Deo, Type O Negative, Unleashed) and produced by Stanimir Lucik. The track comes off their latest upcoming release The Panic ... read more

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Labels: Blood & Ink Recs to release Strongarm vinyl

Posted June 13, 2010, 3:11 a.m.

Official press release: We are extremely pleased to announce that Blood & Ink Records will be releasing the seminal Spirit-filled hardcore album Atonement by Strongarm on vinyl LP. Nearly a year in the making and 15 years after the original release of Atonement on CD and cassette by Tooth & ... read more

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Shows: Unsane announces 'special' shows

Posted June 13, 2010, 3:11 a.m.

Official press release: Legendary NYC rock powerhouse Unsane has announced summer, 2010 U.S. tour dates. The revered trio – guitarist/vocalist Chris Spencer, drummer Vincent Signorelli and bassist Dave Curran – will kick off its plan of attack with a string of special U.S. live shows this August that will see ... read more

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Labels: Relapse Records signs Indian

Posted June 10, 2010, 1:15 p.m.

  Official press release: Relapse Records is proud to announce the signing of Chicago, IL's Indian. Indian (Ron DeFries – bass, Bill Bumgardner – drums, Will Lindsay – guitar/vocals, Dylan O'Toole – guitar/vocals, Sean Patton - noise) formed in 2003 and has self-released a 7" EP followed by three full-length ... read more

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Tours: Backtrack, Fire & Ice, Dead End Path dates

Posted June 10, 2010, 1:15 p.m.

Backtrack, Fire & Ice, and Dead End Path have lined up a brief Summer tour surrounding Sound And Fury 2010 in California. Here are the dates: read more

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Tours: mewithoutYou / Murder By Death Tour

Posted June 10, 2010, 1:14 p.m.

Murder By Death has announced that they will be supporting mewithoutYou on a new leg of their upcoming summer tour. The Vagrant Records band will support their newest album, Good Morning, Magpie on the run which kicks off in August, shortly after mewithoutYou wraps up a run of dates with ... read more

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Records: Kylesa Check In From The Studio

Posted June 10, 2010, 1:13 p.m.

Kylesa have checked in with the following update regarding their progress recording their new album: “After a week of intense tracking we have basic rhythm tracking completed. Luckily, the casualties have been few and the sessions are going great. We couldn’t be happier with the progress thus far. We have ... read more

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Records: Isis Detail Posthumous Release Plans

Posted June 10, 2010, 1:12 p.m.

Despite their impending end, Isis have revealed some plans for some future releases. In a recent interview with Craveonline.com, band bassist Jeff Caxide confirmed plans for a final EP, some live recordings and a DVD. Speaking on it, he offered the following: “…we have some live recordings coming out and ... read more

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Bands: Nine Inch Nails Frontman Speaks On Zack De La Rocha Collaboration

Posted June 10, 2010, 1:11 p.m.

Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails/How To Destroy Angels recently took part in a fan q&a and was asked about the material he worked on awhile back with Rage Against The Machine frontman Zack De La Rocha. Speaking on the songs and if he knew of any release plans for ... read more

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Records: Full Details Revealed For Clutch’s “From Beale Street To Oblivion” Reissue

Posted June 10, 2010, 1:11 p.m.

Clutch have announced the full details for the bonus disc featured with the forthcoming 2-CD reissue of the groups 2007 offering, “From Beale Street To Oblivion“. Now scheduled for a July 20th release date through the bands own Weathermaker Music label, the first disc of the set will feature the ... read more

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Labels: Queens Of The Stone Age Frontman Finds New Home For His Rekords Rekords Label

Posted June 10, 2010, 1:10 p.m.

Queens Of The Stone Age/Them Crooked Vultures frontman Josh Homme has aligned his Rekords Rekords label with Dangerbird Records. Frequent collaborator Alain Johannes’s solo debut “Spark” will serve as the flagship release through the deal and will arrive in stores on August 31st. New releases from the “Desert Sessions” series ... read more

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Records: Tub Ring Set August Release Date For New Album

Posted June 10, 2010, 1:10 p.m.

Tub Ring have set “Secret Handshakes” as the title to their new album which will now land in stores on August 31st through The End. For now, band bassist Trevor Erb offered the following on the outing: “Capturing the live energy of Tub Ring, on record, has proven to be ... read more

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Labels: Mylene Sheath Signs HERRA TERRA

Posted June 10, 2010, 1:08 p.m.

From the Mylene Sheath Newsletter: “When we [label owners Lindsey and Joel] flew to Boston last December to be with JUNIUS at the record release show for The Martyrdom of a Catastrophist, we knew that TOMBS and the always amazing IREPRESS were going to be opening. But we had no ... read more

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Actors & Actresses – Arrows

Posted June 9, 2010, 3:56 a.m.

Actors & Actresses – Arrows

There are certain labels as a music fan that I follow wholeheartedly. I could say The Mylene Sheath is one of these labels for me. ... read more

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Kickback – No Surrender

Posted June 9, 2010, 3:46 a.m.

Kickback – No Surrender

Apparently Kickback is from France and is controversial as well as infamous. I'm not trying to doubt these claims but I haven't been able to ... read more

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Tours: Black Cobra Announce Headlining Run

Posted June 8, 2010, 2:20 p.m.

Black Cobra will be embarking on a U.S. headlining run dubbed “The Weight Of The Crown Tour” next month with Howl appearing on all stops while Struck By Lightning and Monarch will also appear at select dates. The itinerary for the trek can be found below: read more

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Records: React! To Release GIVE EP “Heaven Is Waiting”

Posted June 8, 2010, 1:57 p.m.

Washington DC area hardcore band GIVE will be putting out their new EP, Heaven Is Waiting, on React! this summer. The band features a revolution-summer type of sound, and has previously released a self-titled 12″ on Moonflower Records. You can check out an unmastered version of the title track of ... read more

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Labels: Think Fast! Records signs Ice Age

Posted June 8, 2010, 1:53 p.m.

Think Fast! Records has officially announced the signing of Long Island, NY hardcore/punk band, Ice Age. Featuring current and former members of This Is Hell and The Backup Plan, the group's debut album is titled "Dead Kings" and will be available this summer. Vocalist and founding member Jeff Tiu comments: ... read more

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Records: Early Man To Release New Album In July, Stream New Song Online

Posted June 8, 2010, 9:01 a.m.

Early Man have set a July 20th release date through The End for their new album “Death Potion“. The outing was recorded with producer Jack Endino (High On Fire, Skeletonwitch) and will feature the following track listing: 01 – “Death Potion” 02 – “Brainwash At Birth” 03 – “Someone Else’s ... read more

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Bands: Deftones Bassist Chi Cheng Showing Signs Of Improvement

Posted June 8, 2010, 9 a.m.

Ailing Deftones bassist Chi Cheng has been showing signs of improvement as of late following his 2008 car crash which initially left him comatose. A press release was issued on the matter by the Cheng camp and can be found below: “At Cheng’s routine checkup on May 19th, 2010, it ... read more

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Tours: Architects To Tour Canada With The Holly Springs Disaster And Structures In August

Posted June 8, 2010, 8:59 a.m.

Architects are gearing up for a Canadian run with The Holly Springs Disaster and Structures. Dates for the trek run as follows: read more

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Bands: Look Mexico formally announces new drummer, tour dates

Posted June 8, 2010, 8:58 a.m.

Though Joshua Mikel departed all the way back in February, Look Mexico have recently announced Alex Gooding as Mikel's replacement and the band's new, permanent drummer. They had this to say about their new member: "When Josh left in February before our release-tour for 'To Bed To Battle,' (Ryan) Smith ... read more

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Labels: Creator-Destructor signs Gypsyhawk

Posted June 8, 2010, 8:57 a.m.

Creator-Destructor Records have announced plans to release the debut album from Gypsyhawk, the new band from Skeletonwitch bassist Eric Harris. The label previously signed Seahaven, Young Generals and Heartsounds. read more

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TV: Devo to guest star in upcoming Futurama episode

Posted June 8, 2010, 8:56 a.m.

Legendary new wave/punk pioneers Devo have been confirmed for an appearance in a forthcoming episode of Futurama. The episode will see DEVO campaign for mutant rights in the series' 100th episode special. According to the press release, the members of DEVO have mutated over the years and vocalist Mark Mothersbaugh ... read more

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Bands: Frank Turner returns from Israel, defends decision to play dates there.

Posted June 8, 2010, 8:55 a.m.

Frank Turner has posted a blog entry about his recent trip to Israel and his thoughts on the boycotts which include The Pixies, Gorillaz, Elvis Costello and more. An excerpt from his comments: For what it’s worth, I think the basic problem of two competing nationalisms claiming the same territory ... read more

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Records: Social Distortion posts status update on new record

Posted June 8, 2010, 8:54 a.m.

Social Distortion has gone back into the studio to finish work on their new album after finishing writing last month. Frontman Mike Ness posted updates on the progress as well as some hints about how the record may sound: Going back to finish the album after a month of more ... read more

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Tours: Make Do And Mend Tour

Posted June 8, 2010, 8:54 a.m.

Make Do and Mend have announced their touring plans for the summer. The band will traverse much of the US, with Hostage Calm along for many of the dates on both coasts and Heartsounds joining them in the Midwest and Southwest. You can click Read More for the details. The ... read more

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Labels: Year of the Sun Inks NORRIS

Posted June 8, 2010, 8:50 a.m.

Canadian metal/hardcore band NORRIS have inked a deal with Year of the Sun Records (affiliated with Relapse in the US). The band has a new full-length planned for later this year and still supporting their 2009 EP Bone Crusher. Several songs from the band’s earlier releases are streaming on their ... read more

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Splits: The Methadones (1993-2010)

Posted June 7, 2010, 5:52 a.m.

In a recent interview, vocalist/guitarist Dan Vapid stated that The Methadones will call it a day by year's end, playing two final shows (one at this year's Insubordination Fest and another in their hometown of Chicago, IL) and releasing a collection of b-sides and outtakes packaged with five new songs. ... read more

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Tours: Pixies cancel Israel shows

Posted June 7, 2010, 5:52 a.m.

The Pixies have cancelled their upcoming trip to Israel in light of the controversial raid on a flotilla bound for Gaza last week. The band made this statement: The decision was not reached easily. We all know well the Israeli fans have been waiting for this visit for far too ... read more

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Bands: All Shall Perish Announce Lineup Changes

Posted June 7, 2010, 5:50 a.m.

All Shall Perish have announced some lineup changes via the following statement: “So we’re long due for an update on the currently happenings of All Shall Perish. Firstly, we’re pleased to announce that Adam Pierce (Sea of Treachery) has come onboard as our new drummer. Yes, this means that one ... read more

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Bands: Burning Love Release New Album Digitally, Announce European Touring Plans

Posted June 7, 2010, 5:49 a.m.

Burning Love (ex-Cursed) have made their new album “Songs For Burning Lovers” available for purchase through iTunes. The physical release of the outing is tentatively planned for a June 28th release date with the band expecting to have it available at their upcoming shows as well. To that end, the ... read more

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Bands: Goes Cube Offer Update

Posted June 7, 2010, 5:48 a.m.

Goes Cube have some ambitious plans for the coming months, including a new EP and a new full-length effort. The group offered the following statement on their plans: “2010 has already been a hell of a year for us. We went on an amazing national tour with East of the ... read more

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Tours: Capsule tour dates

Posted June 7, 2010, 5:48 a.m.

Capsule will be on the road this summer. Dates announced include: read more

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Records: The Acacia Strain Reveal Track Listing For New Album “Wormwood”

Posted June 7, 2010, 5:47 a.m.

The Acacia Strain have revealed the track listing for their new album “Wormwood“. Set for a July 20th release through Prosthetic, the album will run as follows: 01 – “Beast” 02 – “The Hills Have Eyes” 03 – “BTM FDR” 04 – “Ramirez” 05 – “Terminated” 06 – “Nightman” 07 ... read more

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Records: Soilwork Reveal Details For Deluxe Edition Of “The Panic Broadcast”

Posted June 7, 2010, 5:46 a.m.

Soilwork have revealed some details for the deluxe edition of their forthcoming new album, “The Panic Broadcast“. In addition to the bonus track “Sweet Demise“, the effort will come with a DVD featuring extended studio footage of the making of the album along with a high definition drum video and ... read more

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Bands: Intronaut Frontman Announces New Side Project

Posted June 7, 2010, 5:43 a.m.

Intronaut guitarist/vocalist Sacha Dunable has started a new side project dubbed Graviton with members of the recently shelved National Sunday Law. Dunable offered the following update on both Intronaut’s new album “Valley Of Smoke” and Graviton below: “Intronaut are hard at work in the studio as we speak. Guitars are ... read more

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Splits: Abscess breaks up, Autopsy returns

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:52 a.m.

  Official press release: After 16 years of delivering punishing, extreme heavy metal, California's Abscess has decided to call it quits. The band's sixth and final studio album, Dawn of Inhumanity, was released in March on Peaceville Records. Abscess drummer/vocalist, Chris Reifert, issued the following statement: "Greetings, sickos. We need ... read more

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Records: Boris collaboration w/ Ian Asbury announced

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:52 a.m.

Official press release: Southern Lord Records proudly announces an incredible collaboration between label artists Boris and Ian Asbury of The Cult and The Doors. This finely-crafted four-song mini release, simply entitled BXI, was tracked and mixed in Tokyo in late April. Asbury's vocals are a perfect match for Boris's straightforward, ... read more

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Labels: Year of the Sun Records signs deal w/ Relapse

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:51 a.m.

  Official press release: Year of the Sun Records has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Relapse Records. The deal will see all of Year of the Sun's releases being distributed in the United States while also making the label's product available through Relapse's online store. "We take pride in ... read more

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Labels: Relapse Records signs Cough

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:51 a.m.

Official press release: Relapse Records is proud to announce the signing Richmond, VA's Cough. Cough formed in 2005 and has independently released an EP, The Kingdom, as well as a full-length album, Sigillum Luciferi, via Forcefield Records. The band has recently written the follow-up to Sigillum Luciferi and has been ... read more

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Splits: Ruiner breaking up

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:50 a.m.

Official press release: After six years, 700+ shows, several releases, countless tours of North America, Europe, Australia and Asia, Ruiner will be calling it a day in October 2010 (as October 5th is the anniversary of the band's first show). Vocalist Rob Sullivan commented: "This wasn't an easy choice to ... read more

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Records: Clutch Reveal Cover Tracks For “From Beale Street To Oblivion” Reissue

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:50 a.m.

More details have been revealed regarding Clutch’s forthcoming reissue of their 2007 outing, “From Beale Street To Oblivion“. Due out through Weathermaker Music on July 20th, the outing has been expanded to 22 tracks, including 5 songs recorded at London, England’s BBC Studios as part of the “Maida Vale Session” ... read more

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Bands: Ion Dissonance Announce New Bassist

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:49 a.m.

on Dissonance have added bassist Yannick Desgroseillers (formerly of Tears From The Sky) to their lineup. His addition to the band enables Sebastien Chaput to return to his former guitarist role. The band commented on matter and their forthcoming new album, “Cursed“, which is due in stores through Century Media ... read more

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Bands: How To Destroy Angels Offer Insight On Future Plans

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:49 a.m.

How To Destroy Angels recently held a fan q&a via Tumblr.com which shed some insight into their future plans. Currently the group have no plans to tour in the immediate future and will instead be focusing on their full-length effort which is expected out early next year. In addition some ... read more

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Videos: Decrepit Birth Film Video For “The Resonance”, Photos Available

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:48 a.m.

Decrepit Birth recently wrapped up filming a video for their track “The Resonance” with director Ann Christin “Ank” Rihm. The band commented on the shoot with the following statement: “We shot our first video last week for ‘The Resonance. ‘We had a blast shooting late into the night, deep in ... read more

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Records: Hero Destroyed Set August Release Date For New Album

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:47 a.m.

Hero Destroyed have wrapped up recording their new album “Throes“. The effort is set for an August 31st release date through Relapse and will feature the songs “The Last Upper“, “That’s An Axe“, “Army Of Draccoons“, “Cerberus and “Dom Wampus“. Sessions for the outing took place at Soundscape Studios in ... read more

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Labels: Deez Nuts Sign With U.S. Deal With Mediaskare

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:47 a.m.

Deez Nuts have inked a U.S. deal with Mediaskare for the release of their newest album, “This One’s For You“, and will be issuing it through the label later this summer. More details are currently pending. Those unfamiliar with the outfit can check them out over at their Myspace. read more

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Labels: Hellfish signs Between Earth & Sky

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:46 a.m.

Hellfish has announced the signing of Vancouver-based Beneath Earth & Sky. The melodic hardcore outfit claims influence from Ernest Becker and Samuel Beckett and the band features Greg Bennick, Alexei Rodriguez, and EJ Bastien of Trial, Sean Lande of Strain and By a Thread, and Happy Kreter of Gob. Check ... read more

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Records: The Thermals announce new LP

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:46 a.m.

The Thermals have announced the follow up to 2009's Now We Can See. The record is titled Personal Life and is due out September 7, 2010 via Kill Rock Stars. It is their second for the label. More Parts Per Million, 2003) and produced their 2nd LP (Fuckin A, 2004). ... read more

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Records: None More Black recording new album

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:45 a.m.

None More Black have posted the first two blog updates as they begin recording their first new album since This Is Satire in 2006. The first entry talks a bit about the album itself: "We started writing this record in February of 2009 — it’s not that the songs were ... read more

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Bands: Jeff Rosenstock talks about BTMI, free music, Against Me! and Green Day

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:44 a.m.

Jeff Rosenstock, provocateur behind Bomb the Music Industry! and Quote Unquote Records recently sat down with Jewcy for an interview about his influences, goals and feelings about the punk scene. For example, he explains the short road from Dookie to Operation Ivy: I did the Epitaph thing a lot more ... read more

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Bands: Protagonist's trailer and gear stolen

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:43 a.m.

Paper+Plastick act Protagonist had their trailer stolen when they made a stop in Tulsa, OK yesterday. The band made the following statement: We're all a little scatter-brained and shocked right now so I don't even know where to begin, but our trailer was stolen off of our van sometime between ... read more

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Records: Undertones To Reissue Albums

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:36 a.m.

Northern Ireland's legendary punks, The Undertones, will be reissuing their first four albums digitally after limited availability physically in North America over the past few years. Along with the reissues, Union Square Music will be issuing an EP and a new compilation. The albums set for reissue include: 1978's The ... read more

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Tours: Pixies "Doolittle" Tour

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:36 a.m.

The Pixies have announced plans to make some money hit the road in September for the 2010 edition of their Doolittle tour. The band previous supported the 20th anniversary of the album with a 2009 US run. The 11-city trek kicks off on September 7 at the Tower Theatre in ... read more

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Labels: Strike Anywhere explain move from Fat to Bridge Nine

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:35 a.m.

In a new interview, Strike Anywhere explain their surprising move from Fat Wreck Chords to Bridge Nine Records. Vocalist Thomas Barnett explained: Fat was really generous to us from a business standpoint and from a friendship standpoint. They’re nothing but amazing people. But there was a slight disconnect between the ... read more

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Records: Four Year Strong plan "Enemy Of The World" deluxe

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:34 a.m.

Four Year Strong will be producing a "deluxe" version of their 2010 album, Enemy of the World, to coincide with their upcoming run on the Warped Tour. The reissue is due out June 25, 2010 (June 22 on iTunes) and will feature a new studio track, "Bad News Bearz" and ... read more

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MP3s: F*cked Up: "Walking on Sunshine (Katrina and the Waves)"

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:33 a.m.

Toronto's Fucked Up have posted their cover of the Katrina & the Waves classic, "Walking on Sunshine." The band explained: Speaking of more records, we just recorded a cover of a song called "Walking on Sunshine" by a band called "Katrina and the Waves", because they paid us $1000 to ... read more

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MP3s: New Killing The Dream Streaming

Posted June 4, 2010, 4:31 a.m.

Sacramento hardcore act Killing the Dream have posted "Blame the Architects," their track from the recent Deathwish sampler. The song will presumably appear on their follow up to 2008's Fractures. Check it out on their MySpace page. read more

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Labels: Dine Alone signs Mockingbird Wish Me Luck

Posted June 1, 2010, 11:47 a.m.

Kitchener, Ontario's Mockingbird Wish Me Luck has signed to Dine Alone Records. The label will be reissuing their 2009 EP Goodbye Debris as a digital download and a new 7" is in the works for the late summer or early fall. A full length is expected afterwards. You can check ... read more

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Bands: Members of Gunmoll, Less Than Jake, Anchor Arms form Eight Ghosts

Posted June 1, 2010, 11:46 a.m.

Derron Nuhfer of Gunmoll and Less Than Jake has joined James Austin of Anchor Arms to form Eight Ghosts. The band claims to be influenced by "90's emo bands" and describes their sound in terms of Get Up kids, Murder City Devils, SDRE, Knapsack, Jimmy Eat World, Mineral, Deftones, Neil ... read more

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Records: Face to Face set to record

Posted June 1, 2010, 11:45 a.m.

Face to Face frontman Trever Keith has updated on the status of the band's long-awaited new full length which was promised just under a year ago. He noted: Back in California for a week of preproduction, then it's in to the studio for the new face to face record. The ... read more

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Records: Oceansize Complete New Album, Reveal Title For It

Posted June 1, 2010, 11:40 a.m.

Oceansize have set “Self Preserved While The Bodies Float Up” as the title to their new album which they expect to release in September. For now, the group recently issued the following update on the outing: “…Album – it’s finished. All mastered. It’s ace. It’s 10 songs (the special edition ... read more

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Labels: …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead Find New Label Home

Posted June 1, 2010, 11:38 a.m.

…And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead have aligned their imprint label Richter Scale Records with Superball Music for the worldwide release of their next album. The group have been working on the aforementioned new outing as of late and plan to have it available early next ... read more

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Tours: Landmine Marathon Announce Summer Dates

Posted June 1, 2010, 11:38 a.m.

Landmine Marathon will take to the road beginning later this month for the following shows: read more

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Records: The Plasmarifle recording new material

Posted June 1, 2010, 11:36 a.m.

The Plasmarifle is currently in the studio tracking some new material. The group has issued the following details: "We're once again at Studio 40 West with Bart Frydrychowicz and Roxanne Constantine. It's great to be back here with these two competent producers/sound engineers that know what we're looking for and ... read more

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Splits: Barricade breaking up

Posted June 1, 2010, 11:35 a.m.

Philadelphia, PA hardcore/punk band Barricade has essentially called it quits (the slim possibility of a future reformation apparently exists). Formed in 2004, the group has released material with Blackout! Records, Hand Of Hope Records, and Eulogy Recordings. Here's the official word: "June 11th 2010, Day 1 of the East Coast ... read more

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Records: Candiria Release Third “Toying With The Insanities” Effort Online

Posted May 31, 2010, 4:59 a.m.

The third installment of Candiria’s remix and rarities series, “Toying With The Insanities Volume III“, has now been released to the public through Rising Pulse on multi-colored 12″ vinyl. The pressing of the effort has been limited to 300 copies. read more

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Bands: The Damned Things Add Every Time I Die Bassist To Their Lineup

Posted May 31, 2010, 4:58 a.m.

The Damned Things have added Josh Newton of Every Time I Die fame to their lineup as their new bassist. He replaces David Karron, who previously held the position. As previously reported, the band, who also feature Every Time I Die vocalist Keith Buckley along with members of Anthrax and ... read more

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Records: Helmet Delay New Album

Posted May 31, 2010, 4:58 a.m.

A recent interview with Helmet frontman/guitarist Page Hamilton has revealed that the groups new album “Seeing Eye Dog” has been pushed back to an August 24th release date read more

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Records: Trap Them Reveal Producer For New Album

Posted May 31, 2010, 4:57 a.m.

Trap Them are gearing up to once again enter God City Studios in the coming months to begin recording their Prosthetic debut with Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou handling the production duties. A release date is currently pending. read more

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Records: Withered To Release New Album This Fall

Posted May 31, 2010, 4:57 a.m.

Withered are finishing up tracking their new album “Dualitas“. Sessions for the effort took place at Jam Room Studios with Kylesa frontman Phillip Cope at the helm. A release early this fall through Prosthetic is being planned. read more

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Records: Funeral For A Friend, The Esoteric And More Sign On For Hum Tribute

Posted May 31, 2010, 4:56 a.m.

Pop Up Records are currently assembling a tribute to Hum dubbed, “Songs Of Farewell And Departure: A Tribute To Hum“, and have put out a call to artists interested in taking part. So far The Esoteric, Funeral For A Friend, (Damn) This Desert Air and Anakin have signed on. read more

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Records: Atheist set to record new album

Posted May 31, 2010, 4:48 a.m.

Official press release: After 17 years, the wait is finally over... Atheist are set to enter LedBelly Sound Studio in Atlanta, GA on July 5th to lay the tracks down on their long-awaited, yet untitled, fourth studio album! Engineering the recording session will be Matt Washburn. Additionally, the band have ... read more

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Records: GridLink enters studio

Posted May 31, 2010, 4:48 a.m.

Official press release: GridLink, (if not) everyone's favorite active grindcore outfit (then it should be), are currently planted firmly at Technical Ecstasy Studios in New Jersey to record their second full-length for Hydra Head Records. GridLink's debut certified their position at the top of a field most bands need years ... read more

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Tours: The Ghost Inside, Betrayal tour dates

Posted May 31, 2010, 4:47 a.m.

The Ghost Inside has scheduled a handful of summer shows with support from Betrayal. In addition, Reign Supreme will appear on select dates. Here's the lastest: read more

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Shows: This Is Hardcore Fest (PA) details

Posted May 31, 2010, 4:46 a.m.

This Is Hardcore Fest 2010 is scheduled to take place on August 13, 14, and 15 at the Starlight Ballroom in Philadelphia, PA. Three-day passes are $70 while a one-day pass is $27, $25, and $28, respectively. Here's the line-up: Friday, August 13 Sheer Terror Merauder Ceremony Horror Show Title ... read more

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Splits: Buried Inside going on indefinite hiatus

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:39 a.m.

Ottawa, Canada's Buried Inside is apparently going on an indefinite hiatus following thirteen years and several releases (including two with Relapse Records) together. Guitarist/vocalist Andrew Tweedy had the following to say (in an Exclaim! interview): "We've sort of refrained from calling it a break-up We're playing a few more shows, ... read more

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Tours: -(16)- announces Euro shows, writing new album

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:39 a.m.

Official press release: Los Angeles, CA's -(16)- has announced a run of European tour dates leading up to their performance as part of Hellfest 2010 in Clisson, France. This brief tour, the band's second-ever in Europe, will begin on June 9th in Italy and also include Orange Man Theory. A ... read more

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Records: Kataklysm completes new album

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:38 a.m.

Official press release: Kataklysm recently finished tracking their next album, titled "Heaven's Venom," which will be released on August 20th in Europe and August 24th in North America via Nuclear Blast Records. The effort was recorded by Kataklysm guitarist Jean-François Dagenais (Malevolent Creation, Misery Index) and is currently being mixed ... read more

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Tours: Jucifer tour dates

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:37 a.m.

Jucifer will be on the road next month, primarily in the Northeast. Dates also feature Gloominous Doom. Here's the latest: read more

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Labels: Hopeless Records signs The Wonder Years

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:37 a.m.

Hopeless Records has officially signed Philadelphia pop-punk/hardcore band The Wonder Years. Formed in 2005, the group has previously put out several releases through No Sleep Records. The band comments: "Hopeless was the right choice for us. We've never been concerned with sounding like the other bands on a label. I ... read more

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Bands: Earth Crisis cancels European dates

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:36 a.m.

  Earth Crisis has scrapped plans to travel to Europe this summer for shows in June and July. The band has issued the following: "Unfortunately, due to unforseen circumstances, we will be cancelling our upcoming European dates in June/July. The good news is we'll be starting work on our new ... read more

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Records: Sweet Cobra prepares new releases

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:36 a.m.

Sweet Cobra has begun recording new material for upcoming split 7" releases with Doomriders in addition to Get Rad. The sessions are being tracked by Allen Epley and Eric Abert of The Life and Times at the band's own studio. Expect the releases to be available this fall on Hawthorne ... read more

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Records: Cephalic Carnage Complete Work On New Album

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:25 a.m.

Cephalic Carnage have wrapped up mixing their new album. The group tracked the effort at their own recording studio with longtime producer Dave Otero handling the production duties. A fall release date through Relapse is currently pending. read more

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Records: Neuraxis Finish Writing New Album, Offer Update

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:24 a.m.

Neuraxis have wrapped up writing new material for their next album and will begin recording it at Wildsound Studio next week with producer Chris Donaldson (Cryptopsy, The Agonist). Band frontman Alex Leblanc had the following to offer on the effort: “Time for an update… First of all, the writing is ... read more

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Tours: Eyehategod Broaden Summer Touring Plans

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:24 a.m.

Eyehategod’s have broadened their summer U.S. dates, here’s how they now look: read more

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Tours: Scale The Summit Writing New Material, Announce Summer Dates

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:23 a.m.

Scale The Summit have been writing new material for their next effort as of late with band guitarist Chris Letchford offering the following on the material: “…We have been at home writing for a couple months now after the BTBAM/Cynic/Devin Townsend tour ended earlier this year. It has been amazing; ... read more

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Tours: Despised Icon Team Up With The Black Dahlia Murder For Final European Tour

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:21 a.m.

Despised Icon will be teaming up with The Black Dahlia Murder for their final European tour together. Dates for the trek run as follows: August 06th Leisnig, GER – Sucks N Summer August 07th Wacken, GER – Wacken Open Air August 08th Port Lympne, UK – Hevy Fest August 09th ... read more

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Records: July Release Date Announced For Isis/Melvins Split

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:20 a.m.

Isis’s forthcoming 12″ split release with the Melvins has been set for a July 13th release date through Hydra Head. The effort will see Isis contribute their two “Wavering Radiant” b-sides, “Way Through Woven Branches” (previously only available on the Japanese version of “Wavering Radiant“) and “The Pliable Foe” (previously ... read more

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MP3s: Kingdom Of Sorrow Stream New Track Online

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:19 a.m.

Kingdom Of Sorrow have made their new track “From Heroes To Dust” available for streaming over at their official Myspace. The song will surface on the bands new album, “Behind The Blackest Tears“, which will see a June 08th release date through Relapse. read more

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Records: How To Destroy Angels To Release New EP

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:18 a.m.

How To Destroy Angels will be releasing their self-titled six track EP as a free download over at their official website, www.howtodestroyangels.com, on June 01st. A $2 “hi-def” option is also available for the release and will feature lossless audio along with a 1080p download of the bands music video ... read more

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Bands: dredg Offer “Leitmotif” Vinyl Online

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:18 a.m.

dredg are now offering the limited edition vinyl pressing of their 1998 outing “Leitmotif” online here. read more

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Bands: Kylesa Reveal Producer For New Album

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:16 a.m.

Kylesa have chosen band frontman/guitarist Phillip Cope to producer their forthcoming new album. The group will begin recording the outing next month at Jam Room in Columbia, SC. A release later this year through Season Of Mist is tentatively being eyed. read more

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MP3s: Clinging To The Trees Of A Forest Fire Stream New Track “Empty” Online

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:16 a.m.

Clinging To The Trees Of A Forest Fire have made their new track “Empty” available for streaming through their Myspace. The song comes from the groups Prosthetic debut, “Songs Of Ill Hope And Desperation“, which will hit stores on June 08th. read more

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Labels: Stand United Ink Deal With Eulogy Recordings

Posted May 28, 2010, 9:15 a.m.

Stand United have inked a deal with Eulogy Recordings and will release their new album through the label this September. Currently the band are recording the new effort at Audio Aggregate Studios in Des Moines, IA with producer Dustin Miller. In the meantime, those unfamiliar with the outfit can check ... read more

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Labels: Red City Radio join Paper and Plastick

Posted May 26, 2010, 4:02 a.m.

According to this article, Oklahoma City, OK's Red City Radio have joined Paper and Plastick and are currently writing a full-length. The band plans to hit the studio with producer Stephen Egerton in July or August and the label hopes to have the album out by October. More details are ... read more

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Labels: Black NUmbers Signs Banquet

Posted May 26, 2010, 4 a.m.

Black Numbers has signed Jersey punk rock group BANQUET. The band features former members of LET ME RUN and THE BANNER. The band’s debut song, “Eleanor, I need a Garden,” is streaming here. Their first release is a 7″ titled This Is Our Concern, Dude. read more

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Records: REVIVER Streaming New EP

Posted May 26, 2010, 3:58 a.m.

New State of Mind artists REVIVER are streaming their brand new EP Potential Wasteland on the Salt Lake City hardcore blog Grudge City Activities. You can listen to the recording here and the band has supplied the back-story the lyrics as well. read more

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Tours: Lewd Acts, Mammoth Grinder tour

Posted May 26, 2010, 3:57 a.m.

Lewd Acts and Mammoth Grinder will co-headline a U.S. tour in July. Dates include: read more

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Records: The Chariot frontman set to release solo album

Posted May 26, 2010, 3:56 a.m.

  Official press release: Serving as full-time vocalist and songwriter for noise rock/metalcore contortionists The Chariot, Josh Scogin is known to the general public for (as a review on Absolute Punk proclaimed) "chaotic music that consistently bashes your skull in." However for the past few years rumors and news of ... read more

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Tours: Scale The Summit mini-tour

Posted May 26, 2010, 3:56 a.m.

Scale The Summit will headline a brief June tour out West. Dates are as follows: read more

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Records: Your Demise recording new album

Posted May 26, 2010, 3:55 a.m.

Official press release: St. Albans hardcore/metal crew Your Demise (Earache Records) are back in the country, currently holed up recording in Reading, UK, working on the follow up to 2009's critically acclaimed breakthrough album "Ignorance Never Dies." The band have been writing in California after months of touring and return ... read more

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Records: Neurosis to reissue 1993 'classic'

Posted May 26, 2010, 3:54 a.m.

Official press release: Neurot Recordings is proud to announce the reissue of one of the most groundbreaking releases in the ever-expanding lineage of icons Neurosis, Enemy Of The Sun. With Neurosis' earlier releases -- 1987's Pain Of Mind, and even 1990's The Word As Law -- the band's jagged and ... read more

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Tours: Bitter End Euro Tour

Posted May 26, 2010, 3:54 a.m.

Bitter End will team up with New Morality this summer for a tour of Europe: read more

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Labels: Punkcore Records to stop releasing records

Posted May 25, 2010, 3:55 a.m.

Punkcore Records has posted an update on their status as a label: As many of you have noticed, we haven't released any new albums in over a year. There seems to be a lot of confusion about the status of Punk Core these days so here's the deal. For our ... read more

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Records: Racebannon plan new single

Posted May 25, 2010, 3:54 a.m.

Thrash/hardcore outfit Racebannon have announced a new release prior to their upcoming full length. The band is planning a new collaboration with Jilly Weiss (We Are Hex), Yea Big, Kid Static in the form of a DJ-friendly 12-inch featuring remixes of the abrasive outfit's material. The record is titled Wrap ... read more

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Tours: TRANSIT, A LOSS FOR WORDS Launch Six Week Run

Posted May 25, 2010, 3:50 a.m.

The state of Massachusetts has set out two of its most promising pop-punk bands out on tour across the country for the next six weeks. Joining them on select dates will be Trustkill’s KID LIBERTY, Equal Vision’s THIS TIME NEXT YEAR, and up and comers SUCH GOLD. TRANSIT is supporting the vinyl ... read more

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General News: Will MySpace Keep Streaming Free Music? Maybe.

Posted May 25, 2010, 3:47 a.m.

In an interesting and fairly ambiguous interview posted at TechCrunch, MySpace co-Presidents discuss the current state of MySpace and the status of streaming music across its site. Besides allowing bands to host several songs in a streaming media on MySpace, the site also streams hundreds of thousands of full-length albums ... read more

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Labels: Eulogy Signs WE STILL DREAM

Posted May 25, 2010, 3:47 a.m.

From the inbox: Eulogy Recordings are very proud to announce the signing of Jacksonville, Florida’s pop-punk/rock band WE STILL DREAM. They are hitting the road late May/early June with CHANGE TODAY and in August with label mates THE TIRED AND TRUE. Their new album will be released on Eulogy Recordings ... read more

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Tours: This Will Destroy You tour

Posted May 25, 2010, 3:45 a.m.

This Will Destroy You will kick off three-week tour on Wednesday in Texas: read more

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Bands: The Acacia Strain completes new album

Posted May 25, 2010, 3:43 a.m.

Official press release: Western Massachusetts' chuggernauts The Acacia Strain, have completed work on their new album, which will be released July 20th in North American and August 2nd in Europe via Prosthetic Records. The band recorded the follow up to 2008's "Continent" at Planet Z Studios in Hadley, MA with ... read more

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Music News: Slipknot bassist found dead

Posted May 25, 2010, 3:41 a.m.

  Slipknot bass player Paul Gray was found dead earlier today in an Iowa hotel room. Authorities report that an employee at the Town Plaza Hotel in Urbandale discovered Gray's body at around 10:50am. Foul play is not suspected at this time, though additional information has yet to be revealed. ... read more

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Bands: Psycroptic prepares new album

Posted May 25, 2010, 3:41 a.m.

Official press release: Tasmania's technical death metallers Psycroptic are currently hard at work on writting material for their follow-up to their Nuclear Blast Records debut Ob(Servant). The band will be writing the new record right up until their US tour with Egyptian themed deathers Nile, the ancient Roman themed arsenal ... read more

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Tours: Steve Von Till/ Harvestman Tour

Posted May 25, 2010, 3:38 a.m.

Neurosis vocalist/guitarist Steve Von Till will be touring throughout Europe this summer under his Harvestman moniker. Dates for the trek can be found below: read more

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MP3s: Melvins Debut New Track Online

Posted May 25, 2010, 3:37 a.m.

A new track from the Melvins by the name of “The Water Glass” has debuted online and can be found over at Noisecreep. The song is taken from the bands new album “The Bride Screamed Murder“, which will hit stores on June 01st through Ipecac. read more

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Bands: Paria To Go On Indefinite Hiatus

Posted May 25, 2010, 3:37 a.m.

Paria have announced that they will be going on an indefinite hiatus following their June 05th show at the Slowdown in Omaha, Nebraska. The group issued the following statement on the matter: “The times they are a-changin’. And with the times we must change. After nine years, incomprehensible experiences, opportunities ... read more

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Bands: Mastodon Cancel European Summer Tour

Posted May 25, 2010, 3:36 a.m.

Mastodon have scrapped their June/July European summer touring plans as a result of band guitarist Bill Kelliher being diagnosed with pancreatitis. A full recovery from the ailment is expected with Kelliher under doctors orders to rest for the next few months. read more

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Shows: Dude Fest 2010 (IN) details

Posted May 23, 2010, 7:23 a.m.

Details have been announced for Dude Fest 2010, once again taking place in Indianapolis, Indiana. This year's event will be in a "two-day musical festival format," scheduled for Friday, July 9th at the Emerson Theater, and Saturday, July 10th at ES Jungle. Weekend passes are $35 and the current line-up ... read more

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Records: Kataklysm Finish Tracking New Album

Posted May 23, 2010, 7:22 a.m.

Kataklysm have announced that they have completed tracking their new album “Heaven’s Venom“. The group handled the production duties themselves while Tue Madsen (The Haunted, Suicide Silence) will oversee the mixing. The outing will arrive in stores on August 24th through Nuclear Blast. read more

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Bands: New Ryan Adams LP

Posted May 22, 2010, 1:48 p.m.

Ryan Adams' "first fully-realized sci-fi metal concept album" is here, according to an email newsletter. It is a real thing called ORION that was recorded in 2006 and features artwork by Away, aka Michel Langevin from real life metal band Voivod. You can order ORION on limited edition clear vinyl ... read more

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Bands: Superchunk New LP and Tour

Posted May 22, 2010, 1:46 p.m.

Indie rock vets Superchunk are almost finished with their first new album in nine years, which they have dubbed Majesty Shredding.  They'll gear up for it with a string of U.S. tour dates this September after a festival run over the summer. All upcoming gigs are listed below: Superchunk: read more

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Bands: Forfeit announces final show

Posted May 22, 2010, 1:31 p.m.

Recent rumors suggesting their break-up have been confirmed as Syracuse, NY hardcore band Forfeit will play their final show next month. The group has issued the following: "We are in fact calling it quits, if you haven't heard already. After touring for the past few years and playing countless shows, ... read more

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Tours: First Bllod Announce Tour

Posted May 22, 2010, 1:30 p.m.

First Blood are set to tour throughout Europe and the UK this summer, dates run as follows: read more

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Tours: Snapcase Reschedule European Shows For July

Posted May 22, 2010, 1:29 p.m.

Snapcase have rescheduled their European tour which was previously nixed due to the Icelandic volcanic ash incident. The revised dates run as follows: read more

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Records: Devo Announces New CD

Posted May 21, 2010, 12:59 p.m.

New wave and punk pioneers Devo have posted the track listing for their upcoming album. The band took an unusual route for the album, by launching an Official Song Study. The band posted portions of each of the tracks they recorded for the album and asked fans to rank and ... read more

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Records: Iron Chic details upcoming LP

Posted May 21, 2010, 12:58 p.m.

Iron Chic are wrapping up recording for their upcoming full-length LP on Dead Broke Rekerds titled Not Like This. The album will feature 8 completely new songs and two previously released demos that were re-recorded. The record is expected in the summer. Tracklisting Below: read more

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Labels: No Sleep Records signs Former Thieves

Posted May 21, 2010, 12:55 p.m.

Official press release: No Sleep Records is proud to welcome the newest members of the family, Iowa's own, Former Thieves. Since their inception in 2009, the "Botch meets Modern Life Is War" quartet have managed to put in more footwork in a little over a year than most bands do ... read more

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Records: Mogwai Reveal Details For New Live Set

Posted May 21, 2010, 12:55 p.m.

Mogwai have revealed the details for their upcoming live set “Burning“/”Special Moves“. “Burning” will be featured on the DVD portion of the set and captures the bands three night residency which took place at the Music Hall Of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY in April of 2009. The shoot was helmed ... read more

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Tours: Irepress Announce Summer Tour Dates

Posted May 21, 2010, 12:54 p.m.

Irepress have booked the following summer tour dates: read more

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Records: Life Of Agony To Release “River Runs Red” Live DVD/CD Set In July

Posted May 21, 2010, 12:53 p.m.

Life Of Agony’s forthcoming live release “20 Years Strong: River Runs Red – Live In Brussels” has been scheduled for a July 27th North American release date through I Scream Records. The DVD/CD set sports a 10 camera production of a show the band played in tribute to their 1993 ... read more

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Bands: Kingdom Of Sorrow Detial Deluxe CD

Posted May 21, 2010, 12:52 p.m.

Details have been revealed for the deluxe edition of Kingdom Of Sorrow’s (Down, Hatebreed) forthcoming sophomore album, “Behind The Blackest Tears“. The deluxe edition of the outing will come with revised artwork and the following two bonus covers tacked onto the albums standard track listing: 13 – “Soldiers Of Hell” ... read more

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Records: How To Destroy Angels Planning July Release For Debut EP

Posted May 21, 2010, 12:51 p.m.

How To Destroy Angels are currently aiming for a July 06th release date through Null for their self-titled debut EP. The outing will feature the following track listing: read more

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Tours: Terror Book Summer Run With Naysayer, Foundation And Grave Maker

Posted May 21, 2010, 12:51 p.m.

Terror have booked the following run with Naysayer, Foundati