DAWN OF DISEASE to Release New Album, "Procession of Ghosts," on November 1, 2019 via Napalm Records

[photo credit: Dawn of Disease]    Tracklisting and Cover Reveal Below    New Digital Single, “Procession of Ghosts” and Official Video out Today     Pre-Orders    Available Now    Come and join the "Procession of Ghosts."    DAWN OF DISEASE  return with their smashing new album, " Procession of Ghosts " – a phenomenal new melodic death metal album with more than enough energy to stand out from the masses. Accompanied by sinister artwork by Michał "Xaay" Loranc, who has worked with bands like Behemoth, Nile, and Evocation, the album possesses significantly more atmosphere and catchy melodies without sacrificing the band’s extreme spirit. Mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren and Linus Corneliusson at Fascination Street Studios (Amon Amarth, Kreator, Arch Enemy), Procession of Ghosts secures  DAWN OF DISEASE 's status at the forefront of German death metal bands. Melancholy meets relentless brutality, while hymnal passages, dark growls, fast riffs and catchy hook lines create a perfect sonic landscape.   DAWN OF DISEASE  says about the new album:  " 'Procession of Ghosts' is our fifth full-length album, in which we again invested a lot of time, energy and emotions. But not only that: we've taken new paths on different levels. Starting with the great artwork of Michał "Xaay" Loranc, to a more intense use of atmosphere in our songs, up to the collaboration with Jens Bogren and Linus Corneliusson from Fascination Street Studios for the refinement of the production. We can hardly wait for the release of the album and are already looking forward to presenting you the songs during our tour with Månegarm and Einherjer!”

[photo credit: Dawn of Disease]

Tracklisting and Cover Reveal Below

New Digital Single, “Procession of Ghosts” and Official Video out Today

Pre-Orders Available Now

Come and join the "Procession of Ghosts."

DAWN OF DISEASE return with their smashing new album, "Procession of Ghosts" – a phenomenal new melodic death metal album with more than enough energy to stand out from the masses. Accompanied by sinister artwork by Michał "Xaay" Loranc, who has worked with bands like Behemoth, Nile, and Evocation, the album possesses significantly more atmosphere and catchy melodies without sacrificing the band’s extreme spirit. Mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren and Linus Corneliusson at Fascination Street Studios (Amon Amarth, Kreator, Arch Enemy), Procession of Ghosts secures DAWN OF DISEASE's status at the forefront of German death metal bands. Melancholy meets relentless brutality, while hymnal passages, dark growls, fast riffs and catchy hook lines create a perfect sonic landscape.

DAWN OF DISEASE says about the new album:

" 'Procession of Ghosts' is our fifth full-length album, in which we again invested a lot of time, energy and emotions. But not only that: we've taken new paths on different levels. Starting with the great artwork of Michał "Xaay" Loranc, to a more intense use of atmosphere in our songs, up to the collaboration with Jens Bogren and Linus Corneliusson from Fascination Street Studios for the refinement of the production. We can hardly wait for the release of the album and are already looking forward to presenting you the songs during our tour with Månegarm and Einherjer!”

[cover artwork by Michał "Xaay" Loranc]  Pre-Order   HERE  !   Tracklist :  1. Lapsarian  2. Procession of Ghosts  3. May the Waves Take Me  4. Shrine  5. Where the Clouds Reach the Ground  6. As Heaven Shatters  7. Autumn Days  8. Apotropaic  9. In Death We Blast (Bonus)  10. Hypnosis (Bonus)  To make the wait for " Procession of Ghosts " even sweeter,  DAWN OF DISEASE  have released the new single, “Procession of Ghosts”, along with a new gorgeous official video that will take you even deeper into the song. Find it below!  Watch the new official video for “ Procession of Ghosts ”   HERE  :   DAWN OF DISEASE  on the new single “ Procession of Ghosts ”:  “With great pride and enthusiasm, we present you the first song from our next album, which is also the title track. " Procession of Ghosts " unites a variety of trademarks that make up  DAWN OF DISEASE  in 2019. Monumental, melodic, catchy and simply thrilling - this song will surely find its way into your ear and won't let you go again so quickly!”  The new single “ Procession of Ghosts ” is available on all streaming platforms now!  The new album, " Procession of Ghosts ," will be available in the following formats, with D2C-pre-order starting today!  •1 CD Jewel Case + Cardboardsleeve + Bonus Songs  •LP Gatefold BLACK + Download Card + Bonus Songs  •LP Gatefold GOLD + Download Card + Bonus Songs  •Music Cassette + Bonus Songs  •Shirt + Jewel Case CD  •Shirt + Vinyl Black  In addition,  DAWN OF DISEASE r ecently announced a new tour. Catch them in the following cities:  02.11.19 DE - Essen / Turock  03.11.19 DE - Weinheim / Cafe Central  04.11.19 HU - Budapest / Durer  05.11.19 AT - Vienna / Viper Room  06.11.19 DE - Bochum / Matrix  07.11.19 NL - Rotterdam / Baroeg  08.11.19 TBA – TBA / TBA  09.11.19 NO - Oslo / Roverstaden   For More Info Visit:     http://www.facebook.com/DawnOfDisease      http://www.dawnofdisease.com

[cover artwork by Michał "Xaay" Loranc]

Pre-Order HERE!

Tracklist:

1. Lapsarian

2. Procession of Ghosts

3. May the Waves Take Me

4. Shrine

5. Where the Clouds Reach the Ground

6. As Heaven Shatters

7. Autumn Days

8. Apotropaic

9. In Death We Blast (Bonus)

10. Hypnosis (Bonus)

To make the wait for "Procession of Ghosts" even sweeter, DAWN OF DISEASE have released the new single, “Procession of Ghosts”, along with a new gorgeous official video that will take you even deeper into the song. Find it below!

Watch the new official video for “Procession of GhostsHERE:

DAWN OF DISEASE on the new single “Procession of Ghosts”:

“With great pride and enthusiasm, we present you the first song from our next album, which is also the title track. "Procession of Ghosts" unites a variety of trademarks that make up DAWN OF DISEASE in 2019. Monumental, melodic, catchy and simply thrilling - this song will surely find its way into your ear and won't let you go again so quickly!”

The new single “Procession of Ghosts” is available on all streaming platforms now!

The new album, "Procession of Ghosts," will be available in the following formats, with D2C-pre-order starting today!

•1 CD Jewel Case + Cardboardsleeve + Bonus Songs

•LP Gatefold BLACK + Download Card + Bonus Songs

•LP Gatefold GOLD + Download Card + Bonus Songs

•Music Cassette + Bonus Songs

•Shirt + Jewel Case CD

•Shirt + Vinyl Black

In addition, DAWN OF DISEASE recently announced a new tour. Catch them in the following cities:

02.11.19 DE - Essen / Turock

03.11.19 DE - Weinheim / Cafe Central

04.11.19 HU - Budapest / Durer

05.11.19 AT - Vienna / Viper Room

06.11.19 DE - Bochum / Matrix

07.11.19 NL - Rotterdam / Baroeg

08.11.19 TBA – TBA / TBA

09.11.19 NO - Oslo / Roverstaden

For More Info Visit:

http://www.facebook.com/DawnOfDisease

http://www.dawnofdisease.com

UNE MISERE Announce New Album, SERMON

Release New Music Video For Title Track
Pre-Order SERMON Here: nuclearblast.com/unemisere-sermon

Icelandic wrecking crew , UNE MISÈRE,  are proud to announce they are unleashing their full length debut,   SERMON,   unto the world on November 1st, 2019 via  Nuclear Blast Records .  In celebration of the announcement, the band offer fans the music video for the first single " SERMON ". Watch the video directed by  Amy Haslehurst  here:  https://youtu.be/5Ox7sCuQftY    UNE MISÈRE 's vocalist  Jón Már Ásbjörnsson  comments,  "We’re extremely excited to release   SERMON    upon the world as it is the first single off our upcoming album. The song is about the inner struggle that a person can have within themself. In a sentence it’s about being ready to go to the end of the world just to destroy yourself. We hope that people are as up for it as we are."    SERMON  was produced and mixed by  Sky van Hoff  ( EMIGRATE ,  RAMMSTEIN , etc) with mastering completed by  Svante Forsbäck . The album was engineered by  Marco Bayatl ,  Sky Van Hoff  and  Marco Kollenz . The album artwork was created by  Niklas Sundin  ( DARK TRANQUILITY ).  The product of a modern age; the sonic nature of  UNE MISÈRE  cannot be easily defined. With an inherently heavy nature, the band sits somewhere on a vast spectrum of blackened hardcore and aggressive metal.   SERMON  will be available in the following formats:  CD Jewel  Cd BundleCD Jewel + Patch + 3 Buttons  Black W/ Gold Splatter Vinyl  Vinyl BundleBlack W/ Gold Splatter Vinyl + Patch + 3 Buttons  Pre-order your copy of   SERMON   in the format of your choice here:  nuclearblast.com/unemisere-sermon  Pre-save the album on Spotify, Apple Music and Deezer:  http://nblast.de/UneMiserePreSave     SERMON   track listing:  SIN & GUILT  SERMON  OVERLOOKED // DISREGARDED  BURDENED // SUFFERING  FALLEN EYES  BEATEN  GRAVE  FAILURES  DAMAGES  OFFERING  SPIRAL  VOICELESS   UNE MISÈRE  just completed a successful run of shows with  LAMB OF GOD, ARCH ENEMY, DECAPITATED , and  ABORTED.  Upcoming dates are as follows: Aug 24 Prikport 2019, Reykjavík  Nov 6-9 Iceland Airwaves, Reykjavík  Dec 19 Special Release Show, Reykjavík  * Stay tuned for more dates to be announced soon!    UNE MISÈRE are:   Jón Már Ásbjörnsson  | Vocals  Finnbogi Örn Einarsson  | Guitar and vocals  Fannar Már Oddsson  | Guitar and vocals  Gunnar Ingi Jones |  Guitar  Benjamín Bent Árnason  | Drums  Þorsteinn Gunnar Friðriksson  | Bass

Icelandic wrecking crew, UNE MISÈRE, are proud to announce they are unleashing their full length debut, SERMON, unto the world on November 1st, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records.

In celebration of the announcement, the band offer fans the music video for the first single "SERMON". Watch the video directed by Amy Haslehurst here: https://youtu.be/5Ox7sCuQftY

UNE MISÈRE's vocalist Jón Már Ásbjörnsson comments, "We’re extremely excited to releaseSERMON upon the world as it is the first single off our upcoming album. The song is about the inner struggle that a person can have within themself. In a sentence it’s about being ready to go to the end of the world just to destroy yourself. We hope that people are as up for it as we are."

SERMON was produced and mixed by Sky van Hoff (EMIGRATE, RAMMSTEIN, etc) with mastering completed by Svante Forsbäck. The album was engineered by Marco Bayatl, Sky Van Hoff and Marco Kollenz. The album artwork was created by Niklas Sundin (DARK TRANQUILITY).

The product of a modern age; the sonic nature of UNE MISÈRE cannot be easily defined. With an inherently heavy nature, the band sits somewhere on a vast spectrum of blackened hardcore and aggressive metal.

SERMON will be available in the following formats:

CD Jewel

Cd BundleCD Jewel + Patch + 3 Buttons

Black W/ Gold Splatter Vinyl

Vinyl BundleBlack W/ Gold Splatter Vinyl + Patch + 3 Buttons

Pre-order your copy of SERMON in the format of your choice here: nuclearblast.com/unemisere-sermon
Pre-save the album on Spotify, Apple Music and Deezer: http://nblast.de/UneMiserePreSave

SERMON track listing:

SIN & GUILT

SERMON

OVERLOOKED // DISREGARDED

BURDENED // SUFFERING

FALLEN EYES

BEATEN

GRAVE

FAILURES

DAMAGES

OFFERING

SPIRAL

VOICELESS

UNE MISÈRE just completed a successful run of shows with LAMB OF GOD, ARCH ENEMY, DECAPITATED, and ABORTED. Upcoming dates are as follows:
Aug 24 Prikport 2019, Reykjavík
Nov 6-9 Iceland Airwaves, Reykjavík
Dec 19 Special Release Show, Reykjavík
* Stay tuned for more dates to be announced soon!

UNE MISÈRE are:
Jón Már Ásbjörnsson | Vocals
Finnbogi Örn Einarsson | Guitar and vocals
Fannar Már Oddsson | Guitar and vocals
Gunnar Ingi Jones | Guitar
Benjamín Bent Árnason | Drums
Þorsteinn Gunnar Friðriksson | Bass

Pre-order your copy of   SERMON   here: nuclearblast.com/unemisere-sermon

Pre-order your copy of SERMON here:nuclearblast.com/unemisere-sermon

Prog Metallers KOSM Premiere Band Playthrough 'A Call Beyond' via GearGods

Out Now! Bloodborne Inspired EP "Eyes On The Inside"

L-R – Erik Leonhard – Guitar, Michael ‘Pastrami’ Mastracci – Bass, Jessie Grace – Vocals, Mike Slater – Guitar, Sterling Paterson – Drums Photo credit – Justin Forster   KOSM  is a progressive metal band hailing from Vancouver BC, Canada. Combining influences from Mastodon, Tool, and Gojira; their sound is dynamic and unquestionably lethal. Since their induction in 2016, they have been making their mark in Vancouver’s metal scene as an absolute force to be reckoned with.  Familiar to members of the progressive metal covenant, and playing with themes from the H.P. Lovecraft and Bloodborne universes;  KOSM  is quite unique and authentically its own being. Their first release, 2018’s “Cosmonaut” was an album loosely based on the Lovecraftian myth of Cthulhu and each song was meant to walk the listener through a story from beginning to end. Following this, the band recently plunged listeners into the dark universe of their Bloodborne video game inspired EP  “Eyes On The Inside”  unleashed on June 28th, 2019. The dark and agile record demonstrated  KOSM 's maturity in sound and was the first release that featured all members of the band contributing to the writing process.   Teaming up with  GearGods.net , the progressive metal quintet are showcasing their latest band playthrough for their track   'A Call Beyond'   off of  “Eyes On The Inside” , which can be viewed at the following link     here   .    The band adds about writing the EP:   “We really set out to give people what they were asking of us, we all feel it’s going to be received incredibly well. On top of that, this is 100% for all the Bloodborne fans that trolled us into oblivion last year, so we hope that they love it just as much as the fans of progressive metal do! It’s heavier, trickier, and more concise with obvious nods to our biggest influences including Tool, Mastodon and Gojira.”   EP  "Eyes On The Inside"  is available on  Spotify ,  Bandcamp , and  Apple Music .  EP stream  here .  Lyric Video -   'Yharnam'    here .    Show Dates:  Sept 6 - Edmonton, AB - Starlite Room Sept 14 - Vancouver, BC - Pat's Pub Oct 31 - Vancouver - Rickshaw Theatre w/ Jinjer, The Browning, Sumo Cyco

L-R – Erik Leonhard – Guitar, Michael ‘Pastrami’ Mastracci – Bass, Jessie Grace – Vocals, Mike Slater – Guitar, Sterling Paterson – Drums
Photo credit – Justin Forster

KOSM is a progressive metal band hailing from Vancouver BC, Canada. Combining influences from Mastodon, Tool, and Gojira; their sound is dynamic and unquestionably lethal. Since their induction in 2016, they have been making their mark in Vancouver’s metal scene as an absolute force to be reckoned with.

Familiar to members of the progressive metal covenant, and playing with themes from the H.P. Lovecraft and Bloodborne universes; KOSM is quite unique and authentically its own being. Their first release, 2018’s “Cosmonaut” was an album loosely based on the Lovecraftian myth of Cthulhu and each song was meant to walk the listener through a story from beginning to end. Following this, the band recently plunged listeners into the dark universe of their Bloodborne video game inspired EP “Eyes On The Inside” unleashed on June 28th, 2019. The dark and agile record demonstrated KOSM's maturity in sound and was the first release that featured all members of the band contributing to the writing process.

Teaming up with GearGods.net, the progressive metal quintet are showcasing their latest band playthrough for their track 'A Call Beyond' off of “Eyes On The Inside”, which can be viewed at the following link here.

The band adds about writing the EP:

“We really set out to give people what they were asking of us, we all feel it’s going to be received incredibly well. On top of that, this is 100% for all the Bloodborne fans that trolled us into oblivion last year, so we hope that they love it just as much as the fans of progressive metal do! It’s heavier, trickier, and more concise with obvious nods to our biggest influences including Tool, Mastodon and Gojira.”

EP "Eyes On The Inside" is available on Spotify, Bandcamp, and Apple Music.

EP stream here.

Lyric Video - 'Yharnam' here.


Show Dates:
Sept 6 - Edmonton, AB - Starlite Room
Sept 14 - Vancouver, BC - Pat's Pub
Oct 31 - Vancouver - Rickshaw Theatre w/ Jinjer, The Browning, Sumo Cyco

Track Listing:  1. Yharnam (5:25) 2. Clocktower (5:12) 3. A Call Beyond (4:16) 4. Old Blood (6:58) 5. Eyes On The Inside (4:56) EP Length: 26:49    KOSM  is: Erik Leonhard – Guitar Mike Slater – Guitar Jessie Grace – Vocals Sterling Paterson – Drums Michael Mastracci – Bass    For more info:   KosmBand.com   Facebook   Instagram   Twitter   EPK

Track Listing:
1. Yharnam (5:25)
2. Clocktower (5:12)
3. A Call Beyond (4:16)
4. Old Blood (6:58)
5. Eyes On The Inside (4:56)
EP Length: 26:49

KOSM is:
Erik Leonhard – Guitar
Mike Slater – Guitar
Jessie Grace – Vocals
Sterling Paterson – Drums
Michael Mastracci – Bass

For more info:
KosmBand.com
Facebook
Instagram
Twitter
EPK

OPETH RELEASES NEW SINGLE, “SVEKETS PRINS,” FROM IN CAUDA VENENUM

*NEW ALBUM OUT SEP 27TH FROM NUCLEAR BLAST*    **OPETH FEATURED ON THE COVER OF  DECIBEL MAGAZINE ***   Swedish masters of progressive metal/rock  OPETH  have released a new single called “ Svekets Prins ,” today from their heavily awaited album “  In Cauda Venenum”   that’s out  September 27th  via Moderbolaget  /  Nuclear Blast . The new song is found on the Swedish language version of the album. An English version, “ Dignity ,” will be released next week.   WATCH THE VISUALIZER FOR “SVEKETS PRINS”:     https://youtu.be/QcMdA7Xs8jE

*NEW ALBUM OUT SEP 27TH FROM NUCLEAR BLAST*

**OPETH FEATURED ON THE COVER OF DECIBEL MAGAZINE***

Swedish masters of progressive metal/rock OPETH have released a new single called “Svekets Prins,” today from their heavily awaited album “In Cauda Venenum” that’s out September 27th viaModerbolaget / Nuclear Blast. The new song is found on the Swedish language version of the album. An English version, “Dignity,” will be released next week.

WATCH THE VISUALIZER FOR “SVEKETS PRINS”:
https://youtu.be/QcMdA7Xs8jE

In celebration of "  In Cauda Venenum  ,"  OPETH is featured on the cover of  DECIBEL 's October 2019 issue. Shipping now and on newsstands next week. Order a copy now at  https://bit.ly/2N90GDC   More from “  In Cauda Venenum”  : Watch Video Trailer #1 - About " Hjärtat Vet Vad Handen Gör" / "Heart In Hand " - https://youtu.be/lBiLa5OersA  Watch Video Trailer #2 – “  In Cauda Venenum”: The Writing Process   -  https://youtu.be/D0Sxlhr2xuM  Watch Video Trailer #3 – “  In cauda Venenum”: The Recording Process   - https://youtu.be/Rm9DU0KIKd8  Watch Visualizer for " Hjärtat Vet Vad Handen Gör" / "Heart In Hand " -   https://youtu.be/5Ko4_eO2tiU     Recorded last year at Stockholm's Park Studios, “  In Cauda Venenum”   will be released in two versions, in both Swedish and English languages.    OPETH  will perform this weekend at Psycho Las Vegas for their only show in the U.S. in 2019, before continuing their tour in Europe, Japan and Australia. Dates are listed below and tickets are on sale now at  www.opeth.com/tour-dates    Pre-order “  In Cauda Venenum”   in various formats, here:  www.opeth.com/stores  The band's new track is available for listening on all DSPs. Pick your version below:  English:    http://geni.us/OpethInCaudaVenenumENG    Swedish:    http://geni.us/OpethInCaudaVenenumSWE       “In Cauda Venenum”  Track Listing:  1. Livet’s Trädgård / Garden Of Earthly Delights 2. Svekets Prins / Dignity 3. Hjärtat Vet Vad Handen Gör / Heart In Hand 4. De Närmast Sörjande / Next Of Kin 5. Minnets Yta / Lovelorn Crime 6. Charlatan 7. Ingen Sanning Är Allas / Universal Truth 8. Banemannen / The Garroter 9.  Kontinuerlig Drift / Continuum    10. Allting Tar Slut / All Things Will Pass     OPETH Tour Dates:  18.08. USA Las Vegas, NV - Psycho Las Vegas   Main support:  THE VINTAGE CARAVAN  27.10. UK Norwich - UEA 29.10. UK London - Palladium 31.10. UK Glasgow - SWG3 01.11. IRL Dublin - Olympia Theatre 02.11. UK Leeds - Damnation Festival 03.11. UK Bristol - O2 Academy 05.11. NL Utrecht - TivoliVredenburg 06.11. BE Brussels - Ancienne Belgique 08.11. DE Munich - Backstage (Werk) 09.11. IT Milan - Alcatraz 10.11. CH Zurich - Volkshaus 11.11. FR Paris - L‘Olympia 13.11. DE Cologne - E-Werk 14.11. DE Wiesbaden - Schlachthof 15.11. DE Nuremberg - Meistersingerhalle 16.11. DE Berlin - Huxleys Neue Welt 17.11. DK Copenhagen - Det Kgl. Teater *SOLD OUT*   05.12 JP Osaka, Club Quattro 06.12 JP Tokyo, Zepp Tokyo   10.12. AUS Adelaide - Thebarton Theatre 11.12. AUS Perth - Astor Theatre 13.12. AUS Melbourne - Palais Theatre 14.12. AUS Sydney - State Theatre 15.12. AUS Brisbane - The Tivoli

In celebration of "In Cauda Venenum," OPETHis featured on the cover of DECIBEL's October 2019 issue. Shipping now and on newsstands next week. Order a copy now at https://bit.ly/2N90GDC

More from “In Cauda Venenum”:
Watch Video Trailer #1 - About "Hjärtat Vet Vad Handen Gör" / "Heart In Hand" -https://youtu.be/lBiLa5OersA
Watch Video Trailer #2 – “In Cauda Venenum”: The Writing Process - https://youtu.be/D0Sxlhr2xuM
Watch Video Trailer #3 – “In cauda Venenum”: The Recording Process -https://youtu.be/Rm9DU0KIKd8
Watch Visualizer for "Hjärtat Vet Vad Handen Gör" / "Heart In Hand" - https://youtu.be/5Ko4_eO2tiU

Recorded last year at Stockholm's Park Studios, “In Cauda Venenum” will be released in two versions, in both Swedish and English languages.

OPETH will perform this weekend at Psycho Las Vegas for their only show in the U.S. in 2019, before continuing their tour in Europe, Japan and Australia. Dates are listed below and tickets are on sale now at www.opeth.com/tour-dates

Pre-order “In Cauda Venenum” in various formats, here: www.opeth.com/stores
The band's new track is available for listening on all DSPs. Pick your version below:
English: http://geni.us/OpethInCaudaVenenumENG
Swedish: http://geni.us/OpethInCaudaVenenumSWE

“In Cauda Venenum” Track Listing:
1. Livet’s Trädgård / Garden Of Earthly Delights
2. Svekets Prins / Dignity
3. Hjärtat Vet Vad Handen Gör / Heart In Hand
4. De Närmast Sörjande / Next Of Kin
5. Minnets Yta / Lovelorn Crime
6. Charlatan
7. Ingen Sanning Är Allas / Universal Truth
8. Banemannen / The Garroter
9. Kontinuerlig Drift / Continuum
10. Allting Tar Slut / All Things Will Pass

OPETH Tour Dates:
18.08. USA Las Vegas, NV - Psycho Las Vegas

Main support: THE VINTAGE CARAVAN
27.10. UK Norwich - UEA
29.10. UK London - Palladium
31.10. UK Glasgow - SWG3
01.11. IRL Dublin - Olympia Theatre
02.11. UK Leeds - Damnation Festival
03.11. UK Bristol - O2 Academy
05.11. NL Utrecht - TivoliVredenburg
06.11. BE Brussels - Ancienne Belgique
08.11. DE Munich - Backstage (Werk)
09.11. IT Milan - Alcatraz
10.11. CH Zurich - Volkshaus
11.11. FR Paris - L‘Olympia
13.11. DE Cologne - E-Werk
14.11. DE Wiesbaden - Schlachthof
15.11. DE Nuremberg - Meistersingerhalle
16.11. DE Berlin - Huxleys Neue Welt
17.11. DK Copenhagen - Det Kgl. Teater *SOLD OUT*

05.12 JP Osaka, Club Quattro
06.12 JP Tokyo, Zepp Tokyo

10.12. AUS Adelaide - Thebarton Theatre
11.12. AUS Perth - Astor Theatre
13.12. AUS Melbourne - Palais Theatre
14.12. AUS Sydney - State Theatre
15.12. AUS Brisbane - The Tivoli

Life of Agony Sets Significant Release Date for "The Sound Of Scars" and Pulls You Into the Pit with High Energy New Video

Photo Credit: Gino DePinto  On October 12th 1993,  Life of Agony’s  iconic debut " River Runs Red " was released. Hailed by  Rolling Stone  as “one of the greatest metal records of all time”, " River Runs Red " was an emotional concept album that focused on a troubled teenager’s inability to cope with what seemed to be the worst week of his life. The album connected to a broken generation in a visceral way through its cathartic message and hard-hitting approach, and the band developed a cult-following in the process.  Twenty-six years later, practically to the day,  Life of Agony  will continue the story of " River Runs Red " with " The Sound Of Scars ," acting as a “chapter two” to their groundbreaking album. On  October 11th 2019 , the band comes full-circle and picks up exactly where their debut left off, revealing just what happened to the troubled boy through intense audio scenes.  Today,  Billboard.com  is hosting an exclusive premiere of the video for the song "Scars." Watch the video   HERE   and check out an interview with  Mina Caputo  and  Alan Robert .

Photo Credit: Gino DePinto

On October 12th 1993, Life of Agony’s iconic debut "River Runs Red" was released. Hailed by Rolling Stone as “one of the greatest metal records of all time”, "River Runs Red" was an emotional concept album that focused on a troubled teenager’s inability to cope with what seemed to be the worst week of his life. The album connected to a broken generation in a visceral way through its cathartic message and hard-hitting approach, and the band developed a cult-following in the process.

Twenty-six years later, practically to the day, Life of Agony will continue the story of "River Runs Red" with "The Sound Of Scars," acting as a “chapter two” to their groundbreaking album. On October 11th 2019, the band comes full-circle and picks up exactly where their debut left off, revealing just what happened to the troubled boy through intense audio scenes.

Today, Billboard.com is hosting an exclusive premiere of the video for the song "Scars." Watch the video HERE and check out an interview with Mina Caputo and Alan Robert.

" The Sound of Scars " is available for pre-order   HERE  .  It is available in the following formats:  CD Jewel Case  Digital Album  1LP Gatefold Black  1LP Gatefold Gold  1LP Gatefold BloodRed  CD + Shirt Bundle  1LP + Shirt Bundle  Deluxe Box  “By far, this is the best  Life of Agony  record you’ve heard in years,” explains guitarist Joey Z.  “We really went back to our roots on this one and tapped into the mindset we had when we first started the band.”  The group recently toured Europe where they filmed a chaotic, high-energy video for lead-off track ‘ Scars ’ with director Leigh Brooks of Firebelly Films. “We decided to perform right in the middle of the pit to capture what it’s really like to be at a  Life Of Agony  show,” said bassist Alan Robert. “It was a sweaty whirlwind of raw emotion and non-stop energy... something I’ll never forget. And to drive home the message of the song even further, we decided to include a handful of fan-submitted  LOA  tattoo images in there, too. Literally hundreds of them have been pouring in from fans all over the world and they looked so incredible, we had to use them. It just goes to show how deeply connected we all are through this music, both on an emotional and on a personal level.”   Life of Agony  will embark on the  S.O.S. World Tour  beginning in England this October with Doyle (of the Misfits fame) and Evolution Empire supporting.

"The Sound of Scars" is available for pre-order HERE.

It is available in the following formats:

CD Jewel Case

Digital Album

1LP Gatefold Black

1LP Gatefold Gold

1LP Gatefold BloodRed

CD + Shirt Bundle

1LP + Shirt Bundle

Deluxe Box

“By far, this is the best Life of Agony record you’ve heard in years,” explains guitaristJoey Z. “We really went back to our roots on this one and tapped into the mindset we had when we first started the band.”

The group recently toured Europe where they filmed a chaotic, high-energy video for lead-off track ‘Scars’ with director Leigh Brooks of Firebelly Films. “We decided to perform right in the middle of the pit to capture what it’s really like to be at a Life Of Agony show,” said bassist Alan Robert. “It was a sweaty whirlwind of raw emotion and non-stop energy... something I’ll never forget. And to drive home the message of the song even further, we decided to include a handful of fan-submitted LOA tattoo images in there, too. Literally hundreds of them have been pouring in from fans all over the world and they looked so incredible, we had to use them. It just goes to show how deeply connected we all are through this music, both on an emotional and on a personal level.”

Life of Agony will embark on the S.O.S. World Tour beginning in England this October with Doyle (of the Misfits fame) and Evolution Empire supporting.

"Sound Of Scars" Tracklisting:   1. Prelude  2. Scars  3. Black Heart  4. Lay Down  5. Then  6. Empty Hole  7. My Way Out  8. Eliminate  9. Now  10. Once Below  11. Stone  12. Weight of the World  13. When  14. I Surrender

"Sound Of Scars" Tracklisting:

1. Prelude

2. Scars

3. Black Heart

4. Lay Down

5. Then

6. Empty Hole

7. My Way Out

8. Eliminate

9. Now

10. Once Below

11. Stone

12. Weight of the World

13. When

14. I Surrender

DEVOURMENT: Decibel Streams Obscene Majesty Full-Length From Brutal Death Metal Veterans

Record To Drop This Friday Via Relapse

[Photo by Paul Moseley]   "...a masterclass in slam and brutal death metal. At ten tracks and just over forty-five minutes of caveman death metal, Obscene Majesty is one bludgeoning moment after another, a calculated exercise in brutality;    DEVOURMENT    make it crystal clear why they have been the kings of slam for two decades." -- Decibel    Stream / Share DEVOURMENT's  Obscene Majesty  At    THIS LOCATION    Decibel Magazine is currently streaming  Obscene Majesty , the latest full-length from brutal death metal veterans,  DEVOURMENT , in its bulldozing entirety. The stream comes in advance of the record's worldwide detonation Friday August 16th via Relapse Records.  Decibel calls the release, "...a masterclass in slam and brutal death metal," adding, "at ten tracks and just over forty-five minutes of caveman death metal,  Obscene Majesty  is one bludgeoning moment after another, a calculated exercise in brutality;  DEVOURMENT  make it crystal clear why they have been the kings of slam for two decades."   Stream DEVOURMENT's  Obscene Majesty  via Decibel at    THIS LOCATION.    View the band's previously-release NSFW video "A Virulent Strain Of Retaliation," directed by Michael Panduro (Napalm Death, Nasum, Dead Cross etc.), at  THIS LOCATION .  After six long years,  DEVOURMENT  returns to raw form, embodying brutality with  Obscene Majesty . Clubbing blows from tracks like "Cognitive Sedation Butchery," "Narcissistic Paraphilia," and "A Virulent Strain Of Retaliation" see the band as imposing and menacing as ever. Buzzsaw guitars shred through limbs against head-caving, hammering drums. Deathly, blood-soaked vocals personify pain and torture.  Obscene Majesty  is the epitome of uncontrollable destruction from beginning to end, as  DEVOURMENT  crushes through breakneck speeds, deafening ears and melting faces along the way. Focusing on the very elements of gore, death, and mutilation that have crowned the band as kings of the scene for over two decades,  DEVOURMENT  forces you to bear witness to the  Obscene Majesty !    Obscene Majesty  will be released on CD, LP, and digital formats. Physical packages are available for preorder via Relapse.com    HERE   . Digital downloads/streaming services are available    HERE   .    DEVOURMENT  will play a pair home state shows in October with additional live appearances to be announced in the weeks to come. Stay alert.   DEVOURMENT Live:  10/03/2019 Gas Monkey - Dallas, TX 10/04/2019 Warehouse Live - Houston, TX  Throughout  DEVOURMENT 's twenty-four years of extreme existence, one thing has remained constant: unyielding brutality. Formed in 1995 and hailing from Dallas, Texas,  DEVOURMENT  has remained consistent and powerful throughout several reformations, leading many to celebrate them as the heaviest death metal band in the world due to their influential blend of vicious slam elements with an old-school death metal sound.   DEVOURMENT  took the underground by storm with 1999's landmark  Molesting The Decapitated , released on United Guttural. After dissolving in the early 2000s, they reformed and returned with  Butcher The Weak  (self-released in 2005; re-recorded and reissued by Brutal Bands in 2006).  Unleash The Carnivore  was released by Brutal Bands in 2009. On the power of these LPs, and the band's explosive live shows,  DEVOURMENT  soon became one of the most infamous acts in the death metal underground throughout the last decade.  In 2010,  DEVOURMENT  signed to Relapse Records for the eventual release of their fourth album  Conceived In Sewage  in 2013. The band teamed with masterful producer Erik Rutan of Hate Eternal and Morbid Angel for the album. Throughout the coming years,  DEVOURMENT  performed at major extreme metal festivals like Hellfest, Maryland Deathfest, and Obscene Extreme, and toured throughout the U.S., Europe, South America, and Asia.  For  Obscene Majesty ,  DEVOURMENT  reunited with producer D. Braxton Henry, who played in the band on their infamous track "Babykiller" and helped craft the sound of the band's first three albums. The record also sees founding member Brad Fincher back on drums, Ruben Rosas returning to lead vocals (a formation previously only heard on the legendary  Molesting The Decapitated ), bassist Chris Andrews handling eight-string guitar, and Dave Spencer taking over bass. The pioneers of brutal death metal have sharpened their blades once again and are unleashing some of the most disgustingly heavy slam ever!   "...a    DEVOURMENT    listening experience is akin to being obliterated like a particle in the Large Hadron Collider and then devoured by a supermassive black hole." -- Metal Injection  "While other artists spend their whole careers trying to find themselves,    DEVOURMENT    already have -- in the body-filled cesspool beneath a serial killer's love shack." -- Kerrang!     "A cacophony of steam hammer blasts, flattening breakdowns and gurgled vocals..." -- Loudwire    "The modern interpretation of    DEVOURMENT    is beautifully relentless in its ferocity -- the apex predator of intensity-and Obscene Majesty is very much the sort of record you'd kill to hand over to anyone interested in exploring extreme metal that's capable of literally lopping off their head." -- Last Rites    "...fans are going to love this filthy, chaotic, and supremely nasty entity, which for sure is going to be included on many year-end lists of 2019's top releases." -- No Clean Singing

[Photo by Paul Moseley]

"...a masterclass in slam and brutal death metal. At ten tracks and just over forty-five minutes of caveman death metal, Obscene Majesty is one bludgeoning moment after another, a calculated exercise in brutality; DEVOURMENT make it crystal clear why they have been the kings of slam for two decades." -- Decibel

Stream / Share DEVOURMENT's Obscene Majesty At THIS LOCATION

Decibel Magazine is currently streaming Obscene Majesty, the latest full-length from brutal death metal veterans, DEVOURMENT, in its bulldozing entirety. The stream comes in advance of the record's worldwide detonation Friday August 16th via Relapse Records.

Decibel calls the release, "...a masterclass in slam and brutal death metal," adding, "at ten tracks and just over forty-five minutes of caveman death metal, Obscene Majesty is one bludgeoning moment after another, a calculated exercise in brutality; DEVOURMENT make it crystal clear why they have been the kings of slam for two decades."

Stream DEVOURMENT's Obscene Majesty via Decibel at THIS LOCATION.

View the band's previously-release NSFW video "A Virulent Strain Of Retaliation," directed by Michael Panduro (Napalm Death, Nasum, Dead Cross etc.), at THIS LOCATION.

After six long years, DEVOURMENT returns to raw form, embodying brutality with Obscene Majesty. Clubbing blows from tracks like "Cognitive Sedation Butchery," "Narcissistic Paraphilia," and "A Virulent Strain Of Retaliation" see the band as imposing and menacing as ever. Buzzsaw guitars shred through limbs against head-caving, hammering drums. Deathly, blood-soaked vocals personify pain and torture. Obscene Majesty is the epitome of uncontrollable destruction from beginning to end, as DEVOURMENT crushes through breakneck speeds, deafening ears and melting faces along the way. Focusing on the very elements of gore, death, and mutilation that have crowned the band as kings of the scene for over two decades, DEVOURMENT forces you to bear witness to the Obscene Majesty!

Obscene Majesty will be released on CD, LP, and digital formats. Physical packages are available for preorder via Relapse.com HERE. Digital downloads/streaming services are available HERE.

DEVOURMENT will play a pair home state shows in October with additional live appearances to be announced in the weeks to come. Stay alert.

DEVOURMENT Live:
10/03/2019 Gas Monkey - Dallas, TX
10/04/2019 Warehouse Live - Houston, TX

Throughout DEVOURMENT's twenty-four years of extreme existence, one thing has remained constant: unyielding brutality. Formed in 1995 and hailing from Dallas, Texas, DEVOURMENT has remained consistent and powerful throughout several reformations, leading many to celebrate them as the heaviest death metal band in the world due to their influential blend of vicious slam elements with an old-school death metal sound.

DEVOURMENT took the underground by storm with 1999's landmark Molesting The Decapitated, released on United Guttural. After dissolving in the early 2000s, they reformed and returned with Butcher The Weak (self-released in 2005; re-recorded and reissued by Brutal Bands in 2006). Unleash The Carnivore was released by Brutal Bands in 2009. On the power of these LPs, and the band's explosive live shows, DEVOURMENT soon became one of the most infamous acts in the death metal underground throughout the last decade.

In 2010, DEVOURMENT signed to Relapse Records for the eventual release of their fourth album Conceived In Sewage in 2013. The band teamed with masterful producer Erik Rutan of Hate Eternal and Morbid Angel for the album. Throughout the coming years, DEVOURMENT performed at major extreme metal festivals like Hellfest, Maryland Deathfest, and Obscene Extreme, and toured throughout the U.S., Europe, South America, and Asia.

For Obscene Majesty, DEVOURMENT reunited with producer D. Braxton Henry, who played in the band on their infamous track "Babykiller" and helped craft the sound of the band's first three albums. The record also sees founding member Brad Fincher back on drums, Ruben Rosas returning to lead vocals (a formation previously only heard on the legendary Molesting The Decapitated), bassist Chris Andrews handling eight-string guitar, and Dave Spencer taking over bass. The pioneers of brutal death metal have sharpened their blades once again and are unleashing some of the most disgustingly heavy slam ever!

"...a DEVOURMENT listening experience is akin to being obliterated like a particle in the Large Hadron Collider and then devoured by a supermassive black hole." -- Metal Injection

"While other artists spend their whole careers trying to find themselves,
DEVOURMENT already have -- in the body-filled cesspool beneath a serial killer's love shack." -- Kerrang!

"A cacophony of steam hammer blasts, flattening breakdowns and gurgled vocals..." -- Loudwire

"The modern interpretation of DEVOURMENT is beautifully relentless in its ferocity -- the apex predator of intensity-and Obscene Majesty is very much the sort of record you'd kill to hand over to anyone interested in exploring extreme metal that's capable of literally lopping off their head." -- Last Rites

"...fans are going to love this filthy, chaotic, and supremely nasty entity, which for sure is going to be included on many year-end lists of 2019's top releases." -- No Clean Singing

EN MINOR: Revolver Premieres "On The Floor" Video From Project Featuring Philip H. Anselmo With Friends From Down, Superjoint, And More

Band To Play Psycho Las Vegas This Friday

"It's the melancholy, minor-key, heart-wrenching songs that always stick out and    really intrigue me" -- Philip H. Anselmo    View / Share EN MINOR's "On The Floor" Video At    THIS LOCATION    Revolver Magazine is pleased to unveil the official new video for "On The Floor," from Philip H. Anselmo's  EN MINOR,  as part of the magazine's "No Distortion" series. The gutting tune comes by way of the band's self-titled seven-inch EP, released earlier this month via Housecore Records.  A project inadvertently in the making since Anselmo's earliest days as a child in the French Quarter,  EN MINOR  features Stephen Taylor (Superjoint, Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, Woven Hand, 16 Horse Power), Kevin Bond (Superjoint, Christ Inversion, Artimus Pyledriver et al), Jimmy Bower (Eyehategod, Down, Superjoint), Calvin and Joiner Dover (The Dover Brothers), and Steve Bernal (former first cellist in the Temple Symphony Orchestra). An experimental and eclectic musical endeavor that finds Anselmo exploring a softer, graver vocal style,  EN MINOR  is an honest and deliberate change of pace delivering brooding tales of pain, remorse, and sorrow.  Writes Revolver of the Jimmy Hubbard-directed clip, "Having recently released their debut seven-inch ahead of the group's performance at this year's Psycho Las Vegas, the self-described 'depression core' outfit has teamed with Revolver to unveil video footage of a beautifully mellow, mostly acoustic rehearsal performance of the song 'On the Floor,' filmed at Anselmo's home and barn studio, Nödferatu's Lair, just outside of New Orleans."   View "On The Floor," now playing at Revolver Magazine, at    THIS LOCATION   .    To purchase the seven-inch, visit the newly-launched Housecore store at    THIS LOCATION   . For digital orders, visit the EN MINOR Bandcamp page    HERE   .    EN MINOR  will appear at this year's edition of Psycho Las Vegas set to take place August 16th-18th at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada with additional performancecs to be announced in the coming weeks.   EN MINOR Live:  8/16/2019 Psycho Las Vegas @ Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino - Las Vegas, NV [ tickets ]  "The initial strains - in the most primitive sense - came about when I was given my first guitar at nine-years old," relays Anselmo of the  EN MINOR  project. "I didn't have the patience to learn other people's music, so I wrote my own. And some of those early parts are still prevalent in the songs we're working with now. Fast-forward to 1988 when I bought my first four-track recorder; those old songs took on a new life and newer songs were written. Heavy metal was at the forefront of my performance-based output, but these little four-track songs were always there. I always had an apprehension about allowing them to be heard though, because they were so different; only a small circle of close friends got to hear them."  By 1993, Anselmo moved back to his hometown of New Orleans and his home became an instant magnet for local musicians and artists. "At ungodly hours, these old four-track songs took on an even newer life jamming with these cats. We learned a few of the songs and wrote several more, and soon we were recording under the moniker 'Body & Blood.' We wrote more songs, all recorded on a newer model four-track. It was fun. We did it for the vibe. And it was pleasing to break away from multi-tracking studios and heavy metal. Metal music consumed most of our time and lives. Those 'B&B' sessions were damned-near therapeutic."  Without a clear plan for the band, the project remained a periodic therapy session. "We kept things simple and just jammed when everyone was home, and played our recordings for friends. Then I eventually moved again, Hurricane Katrina hit, and life sent all of us in different directions."  In 2012, Anselmo met Stephen "Schteve" Taylor and  EN MINOR  truly took shape. "He and I began experimenting with some vibey stuff, and soon after began recording the sessions. This led to the current incarnation of  EN MINOR . Together, we re-worked a few of the old four-track songs and wrote several new ones in short order. These sessions are hypnotic and pulling. And we continue to write songs suitable for this project to this day. Ugly and beautiful,  EN MINOR , isn't 'party music.' This is 'kill the party music.'"   "With    EN MINOR   , he's embracing a gravely vocal style of defiance and regret, singing songs from a lifetime of experience and hard lessons learned in the outlaw country tradition of Merle Haggard." -- Revolver

"It's the melancholy, minor-key, heart-wrenching songs that always stick out and

really intrigue me" -- Philip H. Anselmo

View / Share EN MINOR's "On The Floor" Video At THIS LOCATION

Revolver Magazine is pleased to unveil the official new video for "On The Floor," from Philip H. Anselmo's EN MINOR, as part of the magazine's "No Distortion" series. The gutting tune comes by way of the band's self-titled seven-inch EP, released earlier this month via Housecore Records.

A project inadvertently in the making since Anselmo's earliest days as a child in the French Quarter, EN MINOR features Stephen Taylor (Superjoint, Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, Woven Hand, 16 Horse Power), Kevin Bond (Superjoint, Christ Inversion, Artimus Pyledriver et al), Jimmy Bower (Eyehategod, Down, Superjoint), Calvin and Joiner Dover (The Dover Brothers), and Steve Bernal (former first cellist in the Temple Symphony Orchestra). An experimental and eclectic musical endeavor that finds Anselmo exploring a softer, graver vocal style, EN MINOR is an honest and deliberate change of pace delivering brooding tales of pain, remorse, and sorrow.

Writes Revolver of the Jimmy Hubbard-directed clip, "Having recently released their debut seven-inch ahead of the group's performance at this year's Psycho Las Vegas, the self-described 'depression core' outfit has teamed with Revolver to unveil video footage of a beautifully mellow, mostly acoustic rehearsal performance of the song 'On the Floor,' filmed at Anselmo's home and barn studio, Nödferatu's Lair, just outside of New Orleans."

View "On The Floor," now playing at Revolver Magazine, at THIS LOCATION.

To purchase the seven-inch, visit the newly-launched Housecore store at THIS LOCATION. For digital orders, visit the EN MINOR Bandcamp page HERE.

EN MINOR will appear at this year's edition of Psycho Las Vegas set to take place August 16th-18th at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada with additional performancecs to be announced in the coming weeks.

EN MINOR Live:
8/16/2019 Psycho Las Vegas @ Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino - Las Vegas, NV [tickets]

"The initial strains - in the most primitive sense - came about when I was given my first guitar at nine-years old," relays Anselmo of the EN MINOR project. "I didn't have the patience to learn other people's music, so I wrote my own. And some of those early parts are still prevalent in the songs we're working with now. Fast-forward to 1988 when I bought my first four-track recorder; those old songs took on a new life and newer songs were written. Heavy metal was at the forefront of my performance-based output, but these little four-track songs were always there. I always had an apprehension about allowing them to be heard though, because they were so different; only a small circle of close friends got to hear them."

By 1993, Anselmo moved back to his hometown of New Orleans and his home became an instant magnet for local musicians and artists. "At ungodly hours, these old four-track songs took on an even newer life jamming with these cats. We learned a few of the songs and wrote several more, and soon we were recording under the moniker 'Body & Blood.' We wrote more songs, all recorded on a newer model four-track. It was fun. We did it for the vibe. And it was pleasing to break away from multi-tracking studios and heavy metal. Metal music consumed most of our time and lives. Those 'B&B' sessions were damned-near therapeutic."

Without a clear plan for the band, the project remained a periodic therapy session. "We kept things simple and just jammed when everyone was home, and played our recordings for friends. Then I eventually moved again, Hurricane Katrina hit, and life sent all of us in different directions."

In 2012, Anselmo met Stephen "Schteve" Taylor and EN MINOR truly took shape. "He and I began experimenting with some vibey stuff, and soon after began recording the sessions. This led to the current incarnation of EN MINOR. Together, we re-worked a few of the old four-track songs and wrote several new ones in short order. These sessions are hypnotic and pulling. And we continue to write songs suitable for this project to this day. Ugly and beautiful, EN MINOR, isn't 'party music.' This is 'kill the party music.'"

"With EN MINOR, he's embracing a gravely vocal style of defiance and regret, singing songs from a lifetime of experience and hard lessons learned in the outlaw country tradition of Merle Haggard." -- Revolver

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS To Release New Studio Album

'Evolution' out September 20th on Napalm Records    WATCH: Music Video for New Single "Burn!"   Calgary-based hard rock quintet  KOBRA AND THE LOTUS  have returned with their new studio album ' Evolution ', which will get a  September 20th  release on  Napalm Records. The upcoming LP sees the band imbued with a new fire that comes through by way of undeniable hooks, soaring guitar riffs, marching drum beats, and the soulful, bombastic vocal delivery of lead singer  Kobra Paige . No longer bound by old formulas and expectations from the past, ' Evolution ' comes through with a sound that is expansive and, at times, borders on outright swagger. Each song feels like an Active Rock hit in the making, while still having the grit and feverish intensity that longtime fans have come to admire from  Kobra and the Lotus .  Fans can now enjoy the first offering from ' Evolution '. The band has dropped their music video for the new single " Burn !", which can be   HERE  .  ' Evolution ' boasts the band's most cohesive and confident material to date. For the new record, Kobra and the Lotus enlisted the services of producer  Michael "Elvis" Baskette [Alter Bridge, Linkin Park, Slash, Sevendust].  “The new body of work sets the tone for the music going forward. Sonically, it’s still heavy. It highlights the showmanship and maintains the edge. At the same time, it’s approachable. It pays tribute to our influences, but it takes the next step. So, it’s a reintroduction to us and a rebirth. A firm goal was to build a strong identity and update everything. We just want to be  Kobra and the Lotus ; that’s what we’re doing.  The first single, " Burn !” ignites this chapter. A hummable riff snaps into a visceral verse as the frontwoman directly declares, “I really hate you, yes I do.” The track builds towards an incendiary and infectious chorus, hinging on a seesawing guttural groove and hitting like a sledgehammer.  “It’s about all of the reasons you hold yourself back,” she explains. “You literally need to burn all of those feelings, stories, excuses, and obstacles keeping you from being your own authentic self. It’s super personal. It’s a product of growing and arriving as a person. I’m realizing who I am. It’s symbolic of the rebirth,” says  Kobra .  Pre-orders for ' Evolution ' are available now over at   https://smarturl.it/KATL-Evolution

'Evolution' out September 20th on Napalm Records

WATCH: Music Video for New Single "Burn!"

Calgary-based hard rock quintet KOBRA AND THE LOTUS have returned with their new studio album 'Evolution', which will get a September 20th release on Napalm Records.The upcoming LP sees the band imbued with a new fire that comes through by way of undeniable hooks, soaring guitar riffs, marching drum beats, and the soulful, bombastic vocal delivery of lead singer Kobra Paige. No longer bound by old formulas and expectations from the past, 'Evolution' comes through with a sound that is expansive and, at times, borders on outright swagger. Each song feels like an Active Rock hit in the making, while still having the grit and feverish intensity that longtime fans have come to admire from Kobra and the Lotus.

Fans can now enjoy the first offering from 'Evolution'. The band has dropped their music video for the new single "Burn!", which can be HERE.

'Evolution' boasts the band's most cohesive and confident material to date. For the new record, Kobra and the Lotus enlisted the services of producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette[Alter Bridge, Linkin Park, Slash, Sevendust].

“The new body of work sets the tone for the music going forward. Sonically, it’s still heavy. It highlights the showmanship and maintains the edge. At the same time, it’s approachable. It pays tribute to our influences, but it takes the next step. So, it’s a reintroduction to us and a rebirth. A firm goal was to build a strong identity and update everything. We just want to be Kobra and the Lotus; that’s what we’re doing.

The first single, "Burn!” ignites this chapter. A hummable riff snaps into a visceral verse as the frontwoman directly declares, “I really hate you, yes I do.” The track builds towards an incendiary and infectious chorus, hinging on a seesawing guttural groove and hitting like a sledgehammer.

“It’s about all of the reasons you hold yourself back,” she explains. “You literally need to burn all of those feelings, stories, excuses, and obstacles keeping you from being your own authentic self. It’s super personal. It’s a product of growing and arriving as a person. I’m realizing who I am. It’s symbolic of the rebirth,” says Kobra.

Pre-orders for 'Evolution' are available now over at https://smarturl.it/KATL-Evolution

KOBRA AND THE LOUTS - 'Evolution' Tracklist   1. Evolution  2. Burn!  3. We Come Undone  4. Wounds  5. Thundersmith  6. Circus  7. Wash Away  8. Liar  9. Get The F*ck Out Of Here  10. In The End  11. Tokyo (Japan Version Only)  Going further into the process behind ' Evolution ,'  Kobra  comments,  “We’ve never done a record like ' Evolution .' We’ve flown demos over the internet back and forth or started a few ideas prior to hitting the studio. This time, we were all working together in the flesh for the full duration of the writing process. It’s a collision of everything we love. We feel like it’s the freshest and most timeless thing we’ve brought to the table.”  In addition to the release of their new record,  Kobra and the Lotus  will hit the road starting next month. The trek kicks off on August 29th in Nashville, TN and concludes on November 1st in Ft. Myers, FL.   KOBRA AND THE LOTUS On Tour:   8/29: Nashville, TN @ Mercy Lounge  8/31: Charlotte, NC @ Amos’ Southend  9/2: Huntsville, AL @ Sidetracks Music Hall  9/3: Columbus, OH @ Skully’s Music Diner  9/4: Lakewood, OH @ Phantasy  9/5: Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall*  9/6: Stafford Springs, CT @ Stafford Palace Theater  9/9: Laconia, NH @ Granite State Music Hall  9/10: Hampton Beach, NH @ Wally’s  9/11: Portland, ME @ Aura  9/13: Harrison, OH @ The Blue Note  9/14: Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop  9/15: Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection  9/18: Kansasville, WI @ 1175 Sports Park & Eatery  9/19: St. Louis, MO @ Delmar Hall  9/20: Lombard, IL @ Brauer House  9/22: Lexington, KY @ Manchester Music Hall  9/25: New York, NY @ Sony Hall  9/26: Harrisburg, PA @ Club XL Live  9/27: Lynchburg, VA @ Phase 2  9/29: Warrendale, PA @ Jergel’s Rhythm Grill  10/1: Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse  10/3: Wichita, KS @ Wave – Indoor Stage  10/5: Golden, CO @ Dirty Dogs Roadhouse  10/6: Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater  10/9: Las Vegas, NV @ Bunkhouse*  10/10: Ramona, CA @ Ramona Mainstage  10/11: Los Angeles, CA @ The Whisky  10/12: Los Angeles, CA @ The Whisky  10/16: Tucson, AZ @ Encore  10/17: Roswell, NM @ The Liberty*  10/18: Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom  10/19: Waco, TX @ The Backyard  10/20: Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Bar & Grill  10/22: Houston, TX @ House of Blues  10/23: San Antonio, TX @ The Aztec Theater  10/24: Corpus Christi, TX @ House of Rock  10/25: Lafayette, LA @ The District  10/26: Miramar Beach, FL @ Village Door Music Hall  10/30: Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Live  10/31: Savannah, GA @ Victory North  11/1: Ft. Myers, FL @ The Ranch  *KOBRA AND THE LOTUS HEADLINE   For More Info Visit:     www.facebook.com/KobraAndTheLotus      www.kobraandthelotus.com      www.napalmrecords.com

KOBRA AND THE LOUTS - 'Evolution' Tracklist

1. Evolution

2. Burn!

3. We Come Undone

4. Wounds

5. Thundersmith

6. Circus

7. Wash Away

8. Liar

9. Get The F*ck Out Of Here

10. In The End

11. Tokyo (Japan Version Only)

Going further into the process behind 'Evolution,' Kobra comments,

“We’ve never done a record like 'Evolution.' We’ve flown demos over the internet back and forth or started a few ideas prior to hitting the studio. This time, we were all working together in the flesh for the full duration of the writing process. It’s a collision of everything we love. We feel like it’s the freshest and most timeless thing we’ve brought to the table.”

In addition to the release of their new record, Kobra and the Lotus will hit the road starting next month. The trek kicks off on August 29th in Nashville, TN and concludes on November 1st in Ft. Myers, FL.

KOBRA AND THE LOTUS On Tour:

8/29: Nashville, TN @ Mercy Lounge

8/31: Charlotte, NC @ Amos’ Southend

9/2: Huntsville, AL @ Sidetracks Music Hall

9/3: Columbus, OH @ Skully’s Music Diner

9/4: Lakewood, OH @ Phantasy

9/5: Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall*

9/6: Stafford Springs, CT @ Stafford Palace Theater

9/9: Laconia, NH @ Granite State Music Hall

9/10: Hampton Beach, NH @ Wally’s

9/11: Portland, ME @ Aura

9/13: Harrison, OH @ The Blue Note

9/14: Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop

9/15: Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection

9/18: Kansasville, WI @ 1175 Sports Park & Eatery

9/19: St. Louis, MO @ Delmar Hall

9/20: Lombard, IL @ Brauer House

9/22: Lexington, KY @ Manchester Music Hall

9/25: New York, NY @ Sony Hall

9/26: Harrisburg, PA @ Club XL Live

9/27: Lynchburg, VA @ Phase 2

9/29: Warrendale, PA @ Jergel’s Rhythm Grill

10/1: Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse

10/3: Wichita, KS @ Wave – Indoor Stage

10/5: Golden, CO @ Dirty Dogs Roadhouse

10/6: Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater

10/9: Las Vegas, NV @ Bunkhouse*

10/10: Ramona, CA @ Ramona Mainstage

10/11: Los Angeles, CA @ The Whisky

10/12: Los Angeles, CA @ The Whisky

10/16: Tucson, AZ @ Encore

10/17: Roswell, NM @ The Liberty*

10/18: Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom

10/19: Waco, TX @ The Backyard

10/20: Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Bar & Grill

10/22: Houston, TX @ House of Blues

10/23: San Antonio, TX @ The Aztec Theater

10/24: Corpus Christi, TX @ House of Rock

10/25: Lafayette, LA @ The District

10/26: Miramar Beach, FL @ Village Door Music Hall

10/30: Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Live

10/31: Savannah, GA @ Victory North

11/1: Ft. Myers, FL @ The Ranch

*KOBRA AND THE LOTUS HEADLINE

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CLOAK Reveal New Album Details, Premiere Music Video for First Single via Decibel

Share    Tweet    Forward    Pin   Black 'n' rollers  CLOAK  have announced the release of their new album, 'The Burning Dawn,' which is due via Season of Mist on October 25. The album artwork and track-listing can be found below.  In conjunction with the album announcement,  CLOAK  has shared the fiery first single, "Tempter's Call," along with a music video via Decibel Magazine. You can watch it  HERE.     CLOAK  comments on the new album: "We have spent the last two years meticulously crafting our new album that we have come to name 'The Burning Dawn.' This process has changed us by giving way to a very different representation of our art, one that this album embodies completely. It is more of an attack than a reflection, and we feel that 'Tempter's Call' is the perfect introduction into this new chapter. Join us!"  'The Burning Dawn' can be pre-ordered in various formats  HERE .   CLOAK  will be performing in support of label-mates  1349  in Florida this summer. The itinerary is as follows:   CLOAK Live:  08/16: Miami, FL @ Churchill’s Pub [ EVENT LINK  //  TICKETS ] 08/17: Orlando, FL @ Soundbar [ EVENT LINK  //  TICKETS ]  The artwork of 'The Burning Dawn' has been created by Adam Burke and can be viewed below, together with the tracklist.

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Black 'n' rollers CLOAK have announced the release of their new album, 'The Burning Dawn,' which is due via Season of Mist on October 25. The album artwork and track-listing can be found below.

In conjunction with the album announcement, CLOAK has shared the fiery first single, "Tempter's Call," along with a music video via Decibel Magazine. You can watch it HERE.


CLOAK comments on the new album: "We have spent the last two years meticulously crafting our new album that we have come to name 'The Burning Dawn.' This process has changed us by giving way to a very different representation of our art, one that this album embodies completely. It is more of an attack than a reflection, and we feel that 'Tempter's Call' is the perfect introduction into this new chapter. Join us!"

'The Burning Dawn' can be pre-ordered in various formats HERE.

CLOAK will be performing in support of label-mates 1349 in Florida this summer. The itinerary is as follows:

CLOAK Live:
08/16: Miami, FL @ Churchill’s Pub [EVENT LINK // TICKETS]
08/17: Orlando, FL @ Soundbar [EVENT LINK // TICKETS]

The artwork of 'The Burning Dawn' has been created by Adam Burke and can be viewed below, together with the tracklist.

Track-list  1.March Of The Adversary (1:33) 2.The Cleansing Fire (5:19) 3. A Voice In The Night (5:09) 4.  Tempter’s Call  (5:46) 5. Into The Storm (6:41) 6. Lifeless Silence (6:50) 7. The Fire, The Faith, The Void (4:19) 8. On Poisoned Ground (4:59) 9. Where The Horrors Thrive (8:26)  Total playing time : 49:03

Track-list
1.March Of The Adversary (1:33)
2.The Cleansing Fire (5:19)
3. A Voice In The Night (5:09)
4. Tempter’s Call (5:46)
5. Into The Storm (6:41)
6. Lifeless Silence (6:50)
7. The Fire, The Faith, The Void (4:19)
8. On Poisoned Ground (4:59)
9. Where The Horrors Thrive (8:26)
Total playing time: 49:03

Unyielding darkness and brutality emerge from the deep south of the United States. Atlanta, GA based quartet  CLOAK  blend the sounds of black metal, rock ‘n’ roll, and homegrown Southern sludge to create their own unique and menacing sound.  Their debut full-length, 'To Venomous Depths,' (2017) was met with critical acclaim upon its release. Decibel Magazine placed it at #20 among their “Top 40 Albums of 2017,” solidifying the band’s place among the heavy metal elite. Now,  CLOAK  is back with 'The Burning Dawn,' a riff-heavy and groove-laden follow-up that proves the band are still rife with fresh ideas.  Conceptually, the record comes from a place below the surface where the sleepless and sinister dwell, and is absorbed by the darkest of dreams and the most primal desires. Musically, this exploration takes the gothic nuances of its predecessor while abandoning any hesitation in exchange for a more aggressive and vehement spirit.  While rippers like “On Poisoned Ground” and “Into the Storm” deliver a fury of soulful aggression, songs like “Lifeless Silence” and “The Fire, The Faith, The Void” offer a darker, gothic essence, ultimately displaying  CLOAK ’s multi-faceted and dynamic musical diversity. So, raise your fists and set fire to the world; this is 'The Burning Dawn'.   Line-up  Scott Taysom – Vocals & Guitar Max Brigham – Guitar Sean Bruneau – Drums Billy Robinson – Bass   Style : Blackened Death Rock   Guest musicians: Nick Johns from Brother Hawk on piano on "March of The Adversary" and "Lifeless Silence"   Recording & Mixing : CJ Ridings   Mastering :Brad Boatright at Audiosiege   Cover art :Adam Burke  For more on  CLOAK , visit their official  FACEBOOK , INSTAGRAM , and BANDCAMP .

Unyielding darkness and brutality emerge from the deep south of the United States. Atlanta, GA based quartet CLOAK blend the sounds of black metal, rock ‘n’ roll, and homegrown Southern sludge to create their own unique and menacing sound.

Their debut full-length, 'To Venomous Depths,' (2017) was met with critical acclaim upon its release. Decibel Magazine placed it at #20 among their “Top 40 Albums of 2017,” solidifying the band’s place among the heavy metal elite. Now, CLOAK is back with 'The Burning Dawn,' a riff-heavy and groove-laden follow-up that proves the band are still rife with fresh ideas.

Conceptually, the record comes from a place below the surface where the sleepless and sinister dwell, and is absorbed by the darkest of dreams and the most primal desires. Musically, this exploration takes the gothic nuances of its predecessor while abandoning any hesitation in exchange for a more aggressive and vehement spirit.

While rippers like “On Poisoned Ground” and “Into the Storm” deliver a fury of soulful aggression, songs like “Lifeless Silence” and “The Fire, The Faith, The Void” offer a darker, gothic essence, ultimately displaying CLOAK’s multi-faceted and dynamic musical diversity. So, raise your fists and set fire to the world; this is 'The Burning Dawn'.

Line-up
Scott Taysom – Vocals & Guitar
Max Brigham – Guitar
Sean Bruneau – Drums
Billy Robinson – Bass

Style: Blackened Death Rock

Guest musicians:Nick Johns from Brother Hawk on piano on "March of The Adversary" and "Lifeless Silence"

Recording & Mixing: CJ Ridings

Mastering:Brad Boatright at Audiosiege

Cover art:Adam Burke

For more on CLOAK, visit their official FACEBOOK,INSTAGRAM, andBANDCAMP.

PETH’S MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT STEPS OUT OF COMFORT ZONE FOR BILINGUAL NEW RECORD

 *IN CAUDA VENENUM DUE OUT SEP 27TH FROM NUCLEAR BLAST*

In the 3rd trailer for their highly-anticipated 13th album,   In Cauda Venenum  ,  OPETH’s  revered songwriter and vocalist  Mikael Åkerfeldt  talks about stepping outside his comfort zone to record at  Park Studios  with  Stefan Boman,  the decision to record the record in Swedish and English and mastering the album with  Geoff Pesch  at  Abbey Road . The new trailer arrives today, just under two months before the release of   In Cauda Venenum   on  September 27th  via  Moderbolaget  /  Nuclear Blast .   WATCH THE THIRD ALBUM TRAILER FOR  IN CAUDA VENENUM :     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rm9DU0KIKd8

In the 3rd trailer for their highly-anticipated 13th album, In Cauda Venenum, OPETH’s revered songwriter and vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt talks about stepping outside his comfort zone to record at Park Studios with Stefan Boman, the decision to record the record in Swedish and English and mastering the album with Geoff Pesch at Abbey Road. The new trailer arrives today, just under two months before the release of In Cauda Venenum on September 27th via Moderbolaget / Nuclear Blast.

WATCH THE THIRD ALBUM TRAILER FOR IN CAUDA VENENUM:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rm9DU0KIKd8

More from   In Cauda Venenum  : Watch Video Trailer #1 - About " Hjärtat Vet Vad Handen Gör" / "Heart In Hand " - https://youtu.be/lBiLa5OersA  Watch Video Trailer #2 -   In Cauda Venenum: The Writing Process   -  https://youtu.be/D0Sxlhr2xuM  Watch Visualizer for " Hjärtat Vet Vad Handen Gör" / "Heart In Hand " -   https://youtu.be/5Ko4_eO2tiU     Recorded last year at Stockholm's Park Studios,   In Cauda Venenum   will be released in two versions, in both Swedish and English languages.   In the upcoming weeks,  OPETH  will play at several major festivals in Europe and the US, before hitting the road in Europe, Japan and Australia. Dates are listed below and tickets are on sale now at www.opeth.com/tour-dates    Pre-order   In Cauda Venenum   in various formats, here:  www.opeth.com/stores  The band's new track is available for listening on all DSPs. Pick your version below:  English:    http://geni.us/OpethInCaudaVenenumENG    Swedish:    http://geni.us/OpethInCaudaVenenumSWE       In Cauda Venenum  Track Listing:  1. Livet’s Trädgård / Garden Of Earthly Delights 2. Svekets Prins / Dignity 3. Hjärtat Vet Vad Handen Gör / Heart In Hand 4. De Närmast Sörjande / Next Of Kin 5. Minnets Yta / Lovelorn Crime 6. Charlatan 7. Ingen Sanning Är Allas / Universal Truth 8. Banemannen / The Garroter 9.  Kontinuerlig Drift / Continuum    10. Allting Tar Slut / All Things Will Pass     OPETH Tour Dates:  09.08. BE Kortrijk - Alcatraz Metal Festival 11.08. NL Leeuwarden - Into the Grave 18.08. USA Las Vegas, NV - Psycho Las Vegas   Main support:  THE VINTAGE CARAVAN  27.10. UK Norwich - UEA 29.10. UK London - Palladium 31.10. UK Glasgow - SWG3 01.11. IRL Dublin - Olympia Theatre 02.11. UK Leeds - Damnation Festival 03.11. UK Bristol - O2 Academy 06.11. BE Brussels - Ancienne Belgique 08.11. DE Munich - Backstage (Werk) 09.11. IT Milan - Alcatraz 10.11. CH Zurich - Volkshaus 11.11. FR Paris - L‘Olympia 13.11. DE Cologne - E-Werk 14.11. DE Wiesbaden - Schlachthof 15.11. DE Nuremberg - Meistersingerhalle 16.11. DE Berlin - Huxleys Neue Welt 17.11. DK Copenhagen - Det Kgl. Teater *SOLD OUT*   05.12 JP Osaka, Club Quattro 06.12 JP Tokyo, Zepp Tokyo   10.12. AUS Adelaide - Thebarton Theatre 11.12. AUS Perth - Astor Theatre 13.12. AUS Melbourne - Palais Theatre 14.12. AUS Sydney - State Theatre 15.12. AUS Brisbane - The Tivoli

More from In Cauda Venenum:
Watch Video Trailer #1 - About "Hjärtat Vet Vad Handen Gör" / "Heart In Hand" -https://youtu.be/lBiLa5OersA
Watch Video Trailer #2 - In Cauda Venenum: The Writing Process - https://youtu.be/D0Sxlhr2xuM
Watch Visualizer for "Hjärtat Vet Vad Handen Gör" / "Heart In Hand" - https://youtu.be/5Ko4_eO2tiU

Recorded last year at Stockholm's Park Studios, In Cauda Venenum will be released in two versions, in both Swedish and English languages.

In the upcoming weeks, OPETH will play at several major festivals in Europe and the US, before hitting the road in Europe, Japan and Australia. Dates are listed below and tickets are on sale now atwww.opeth.com/tour-dates

Pre-order In Cauda Venenum in various formats, here: www.opeth.com/stores
The band's new track is available for listening on all DSPs. Pick your version below:
English: http://geni.us/OpethInCaudaVenenumENG
Swedish: http://geni.us/OpethInCaudaVenenumSWE

In Cauda Venenum Track Listing:
1. Livet’s Trädgård / Garden Of Earthly Delights
2. Svekets Prins / Dignity
3. Hjärtat Vet Vad Handen Gör / Heart In Hand
4. De Närmast Sörjande / Next Of Kin
5. Minnets Yta / Lovelorn Crime
6. Charlatan
7. Ingen Sanning Är Allas / Universal Truth
8. Banemannen / The Garroter
9. Kontinuerlig Drift / Continuum
10. Allting Tar Slut / All Things Will Pass

OPETH Tour Dates:
09.08. BE Kortrijk - Alcatraz Metal Festival
11.08. NL Leeuwarden - Into the Grave
18.08. USA Las Vegas, NV - Psycho Las Vegas

Main support: THE VINTAGE CARAVAN
27.10. UK Norwich - UEA
29.10. UK London - Palladium
31.10. UK Glasgow - SWG3
01.11. IRL Dublin - Olympia Theatre
02.11. UK Leeds - Damnation Festival
03.11. UK Bristol - O2 Academy
06.11. BE Brussels - Ancienne Belgique
08.11. DE Munich - Backstage (Werk)
09.11. IT Milan - Alcatraz
10.11. CH Zurich - Volkshaus
11.11. FR Paris - L‘Olympia
13.11. DE Cologne - E-Werk
14.11. DE Wiesbaden - Schlachthof
15.11. DE Nuremberg - Meistersingerhalle
16.11. DE Berlin - Huxleys Neue Welt
17.11. DK Copenhagen - Det Kgl. Teater *SOLD OUT*

05.12 JP Osaka, Club Quattro
06.12 JP Tokyo, Zepp Tokyo

10.12. AUS Adelaide - Thebarton Theatre
11.12. AUS Perth - Astor Theatre
13.12. AUS Melbourne - Palais Theatre
14.12. AUS Sydney - State Theatre
15.12. AUS Brisbane - The Tivoli

ICE NINE KILLS TO HEADLINE SIRIUSXM OCTANE PRESENTS "THE OCTANE ACCELERATOR TOUR"

OCTOBER 29 - DECEMBER 1 TICKETS ON SALE 8/9 @ 10:00 AM (LOCAL TIME)
WITH SPECIAL GUESTS FIT FOR A KING, LIGHT THE TORCH, MAKE THEM SUFFER & AWAKE AT LAST

Boston horror-inspired metal group  ICE NINE KILLS  have announced their  headlining  2019  SiriusXM Octane Present's "The Octane Accelerator Tour"  to take place this fall featuring support from Fit For A King, Light The Torch, Make Them Suffer and Awake At Last. The U.S. tour will kick off on  October 29  in  Cleveland, OH  at  House of Blues , hitting major cities cross-country before wrapping in  New York City  on  December 1  at  Webster Hall . General admission tickets will go on sale this  Friday, August 9  at 1 0:00 AM local time at  www.iceninekills.com . Sirius XM subscribers will have access to purchase presale tickets on  Thursday, August 8 .  "The Octane Accelerator Tour will carve itself into the soul of America this fall, and it won't be pretty," declared  ICE NINE KILLS  vocalist  SPENCER CHARNAS . "With these five bands on the loose I fear for the safety of our country.  SiriusXM's Octane channel is committed to finding and exposing the new artists pushing the sound of Hard Rock music forward. "Octane Accelerators" is a feature that introduces North America to new artists that have Octane's stamp of approval. SiriusXM's Octane was the first in the world to play  ICE NINE KILLS ' " A Grave Mistake , "  on September 14, 2018 and was named an "Octane Accelerator" a week later. Additionally, SiriusXM selected  ICE NINE KILLS  as a "Future Five" artist of 2019. The "Future Five" for 2019 consists of five new artists that SiriusXM predicts will breakthrough in 2019.  "Ice Nine Kills immediately connected with the Octane listeners. Spending 9 months on the Big Uns countdown and 5 weeks at #1," says  SiriusXM Octane Program Director Vincent Usuriello , "We are excited to team up with Ice Nine Kills on this tour to continue to connect the Octane nation with the emerging Hard Rock bands they discover on Octane."  With over 80,000 copies sold,  ICE NINE KILLS' critically  acclaimed fifth album  The Silver Scream  (via  Fearless Records )--a  post-metalcore masterpiece,  with the catchiness and spirit of  pop-punk -has marked itself into the band's history with their first-ever  Top 10 Active Mainstream Rock Radio  single, " A Grave Mistake ," which peaked at  #9  for over three weeks. The album also debuted on several of  Billboard's Top 10 sales charts  ( #4  - Hard Rock Albums,  #2  - Rock Albums,  #8  - Digital Albums) and has seen the band extensively touring across North America and Europe with  mostly sold-out  headlining shows and a successful direct support run with Falling In Reverse and New Years Day.   Lyrically and thematically focused on  iconic horror movies  that  Charnas grew up with (Stephen King's  IT ,  The Crow ,  A Nightmare on Elm Street , etc.),  The Silver Scream  was partially recorded at  famous filming locations  of classic horror movies and includes notable  horror genre figures  as guests including  Sam Kubrick , grandson of  Stanley Kubrick , and  Chelsea Talmadge  (  Stranger Things   ) . The band further elaborate on this influence with their vaudevillian-esque stage show and dress as classic horror movie characters along with short skits dispersed throughout their set featuring costumed characters.    ICE NINE KILLS  created their own  mini-horror series  that coincides with each of the album's singles and starring  Charnas , injects their own narrative into the famous movies they pay homage to. Directed by  Daniel Hourihan  (In Your Eyes, Manchester By The Sea) of  Slow Burn Productions , watch the currently released clips below:   Prequel: "Merry Axe-Mas" -  https://youtu.be/tPVNl_g5N_I   Part 1: "The American Nightmare" -  https://youtu.be/CudbMvin604   Part 2: "Thank God It's Friday" -  https://youtu.be/5VBbS1e3LYI   Part 3: "A Grave Mistake" -  https://youtu.be/sPfYpOJ3shY   Part 4: "Stabbing In The Dark" -  https://youtu.be/wGns433H8nA

Boston horror-inspired metal group ICE NINE KILLS have announced their headlining 2019 SiriusXM Octane Present's "The Octane Accelerator Tour" to take place this fall featuring support from Fit For A King, Light The Torch, Make Them Suffer and Awake At Last. The U.S. tour will kick off on October 29 in Cleveland, OH at House of Blues, hitting major cities cross-country before wrapping in New York City on December 1 at Webster Hall. General admission tickets will go on sale this Friday, August 9 at 10:00 AMlocal time at www.iceninekills.com. Sirius XM subscribers will have access to purchase presale tickets on Thursday, August 8.

"The Octane Accelerator Tour will carve itself into the soul of America this fall, and it won't be pretty," declared ICE NINE KILLS vocalist SPENCER CHARNAS. "With these five bands on the loose I fear for the safety of our country.

SiriusXM's Octane channel is committed to finding and exposing the new artists pushing the sound of Hard Rock music forward. "Octane Accelerators" is a feature that introduces North America to new artists that have Octane's stamp of approval. SiriusXM's Octane was the first in the world to play ICE NINE KILLS' "A Grave Mistake," on September 14, 2018 and was named an "Octane Accelerator" a week later. Additionally, SiriusXM selected ICE NINE KILLS as a "Future Five" artist of 2019. The "Future Five" for 2019 consists of five new artists that SiriusXM predicts will breakthrough in 2019.

"Ice Nine Kills immediately connected with the Octane listeners. Spending 9 months on the Big Uns countdown and 5 weeks at #1," says SiriusXM Octane Program Director Vincent Usuriello, "We are excited to team up with Ice Nine Kills on this tour to continue to connect the Octane nation with the emerging Hard Rock bands they discover on Octane."

With over 80,000 copies sold, ICE NINE KILLS' critically acclaimed fifth album The Silver Scream (via Fearless Records)--a post-metalcore masterpiece, with the catchiness and spirit of pop-punk-has marked itself into the band's history with their first-ever Top 10 Active Mainstream Rock Radio single, "A Grave Mistake," which peaked at #9 for over three weeks. The album also debuted on several of Billboard's Top 10 sales charts (#4 - Hard Rock Albums, #2 - Rock Albums, #8 - Digital Albums) and has seen the band extensively touring across North America and Europe with mostly sold-out headlining shows and a successful direct support run with Falling In Reverse and New Years Day.


Lyrically and thematically focused on iconic horror movies that Charnasgrew up with (Stephen King's IT, The Crow, A Nightmare on Elm Street, etc.), The Silver Scream was partially recorded at famous filming locations of classic horror movies and includes notable horror genre figures as guests including Sam Kubrick, grandson of Stanley Kubrick, and Chelsea Talmadge (Stranger Things). The band further elaborate on this influence with their vaudevillian-esque stage show and dress as classic horror movie characters along with short skits dispersed throughout their set featuring costumed characters.


ICE NINE KILLS created their own mini-horror series that coincides with each of the album's singles and starring Charnas, injects their own narrative into the famous movies they pay homage to. Directed by Daniel Hourihan (In Your Eyes, Manchester By The Sea) of Slow Burn Productions, watch the currently released clips below:


Prequel: "Merry Axe-Mas" - https://youtu.be/tPVNl_g5N_I

Part 1: "The American Nightmare" - https://youtu.be/CudbMvin604

Part 2: "Thank God It's Friday" - https://youtu.be/5VBbS1e3LYI

Part 3: "A Grave Mistake" - https://youtu.be/sPfYpOJ3shY

Part 4: "Stabbing In The Dark" - https://youtu.be/wGns433H8nA

(Photographer: Paul Hebert; Edited by Mike Cortada)  Further information on   ICE NINE KILLS  can be found at:     FACEBOOK  |  INSTAGRAM  |  TWITTER  |  WEBSITE

(Photographer: Paul Hebert; Edited by Mike Cortada)

Further information on

ICE NINE KILLS can be found at:

FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM | TWITTER | WEBSITE

HARM'S WAY To Kick Off Summer Headlining Tour With Jesus Piece, Portrayal Of Guilt, And Fuming Mouth This Week

HARM'S WAY  will kick off their North American summer headlining tour this week. The near-two-week trek will begin August 7th on their home turf of Chicago, Illinois and runs through August 18th in Washington, DC. Support will be provided by Jesus Piece, Portrayal Of Guilt, and Fuming Mouth. See all confirmed dates below.   HARM'S WAY w/ Jesus Piece, Portrayal Of Guilt, Fuming Mouth:  8/07/2019 Beat Kitchen - Chicago, IL 8/08/2019 The Sanctuary - Detroit, MI 8/09/2019 The Foundry - Cleveland, OH 8/10/2019 Hard Luck Bar - Toronto, ON 8/11/2019 Chemung County Fairgrounds - Horseheads, NY 8/13/2019 House Of Independents - Asbury Park, NJ 8/14/2019 The Palladium - Worcester, MA 8/15/2019 Chrome - Waterford, NY (no Jesus Piece) 8/16/2019 The Webster Underground - Hartford, CT (no Jesus Piece) 8/17/2019 Brooklyn Bazaar - Brooklyn, NY 8/18/2019 R&R Hotel - Washington, DC   HARM'S WAY  continues to tour in support of their most recent full-length,  Posthuman , out now on Metal Blade Records. Having grown with each subsequent release,  Posthuman  is a devastating addition to  HARM'S WAY 's catalog. Exclaim! hails, "an impressive display of brute force that keeps its momentum up from beginning to end." Pitchfork writes, "The swole Chicago hardcore band's latest album shows their raw strength while adding shades of industrial and groove metal for character." Adds Metal Injection, " HARM'S WAY   Posthuman  gives fans absolutely solid hardcore material, promising utter chaos while providing some welcoming blends in variety in regards to tone and sound. From beginning to end,  Posthuman  is pure savagery and an early contender for one of the year's heaviest albums."  Earlier this year,  HARM'S WAY  released a remix EP of  Posthuman  titled  PSTHMN . Commented the band, " PSTHMN  is the evolutionary counterpart to our 2018 full-length,  Posthuman . It includes four remixed and reinterpreted tracks by artists that have continually inspired and influenced the band throughout its tenure. These artists include Justin Broadrick (Godflesh, Jesu, JK Flesh), Andrew Nolan (Intensive Care, The Endless Blockade, Column Of Heaven), and Sanford Parker (Mirrors For Psychic Warfare, Corrections House). Additionally, the release includes a reimagined version of the track 'Unreality' by our very own bassist, Casey Soyk.  PSTHMN  follows the vision of  Posthuman  and sheds light on influential aspects that have shaped the sound and aesthetic of  HARM'S WAY ."   http://www.harmsway13.com   http://www.facebook.com/harmsxway   http://www.twitter.com/harmsxway   http://www.metalblade.com   http://www.facebook.com/metalbladerecords   http://twitter.com/MetalBlade

HARM'S WAY will kick off their North American summer headlining tour this week. The near-two-week trek will begin August 7th on their home turf of Chicago, Illinois and runs through August 18th in Washington, DC. Support will be provided by Jesus Piece, Portrayal Of Guilt, and Fuming Mouth. See all confirmed dates below.

HARM'S WAY w/ Jesus Piece, Portrayal Of Guilt, Fuming Mouth:
8/07/2019 Beat Kitchen - Chicago, IL
8/08/2019 The Sanctuary - Detroit, MI
8/09/2019 The Foundry - Cleveland, OH
8/10/2019 Hard Luck Bar - Toronto, ON
8/11/2019 Chemung County Fairgrounds - Horseheads, NY
8/13/2019 House Of Independents - Asbury Park, NJ
8/14/2019 The Palladium - Worcester, MA
8/15/2019 Chrome - Waterford, NY (no Jesus Piece)
8/16/2019 The Webster Underground - Hartford, CT (no Jesus Piece)
8/17/2019 Brooklyn Bazaar - Brooklyn, NY
8/18/2019 R&R Hotel - Washington, DC

HARM'S WAY continues to tour in support of their most recent full-length, Posthuman, out now on Metal Blade Records. Having grown with each subsequent release, Posthuman is a devastating addition to HARM'S WAY's catalog. Exclaim! hails, "an impressive display of brute force that keeps its momentum up from beginning to end." Pitchfork writes, "The swole Chicago hardcore band's latest album shows their raw strength while adding shades of industrial and groove metal for character." Adds Metal Injection, "HARM'S WAY Posthuman gives fans absolutely solid hardcore material, promising utter chaos while providing some welcoming blends in variety in regards to tone and sound. From beginning to end, Posthuman is pure savagery and an early contender for one of the year's heaviest albums."

Earlier this year, HARM'S WAY released a remix EP of Posthuman titled PSTHMN. Commented the band, "PSTHMN is the evolutionary counterpart to our 2018 full-length, Posthuman. It includes four remixed and reinterpreted tracks by artists that have continually inspired and influenced the band throughout its tenure. These artists include Justin Broadrick (Godflesh, Jesu, JK Flesh), Andrew Nolan (Intensive Care, The Endless Blockade, Column Of Heaven), and Sanford Parker (Mirrors For Psychic Warfare, Corrections House). Additionally, the release includes a reimagined version of the track 'Unreality' by our very own bassist, Casey Soyk. PSTHMN follows the vision of Posthuman and sheds light on influential aspects that have shaped the sound and aesthetic of HARM'S WAY."

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REFUSED SINGLE "BLOOD RED" OUT TODAY

LISTEN HERE

CAREER-SPANNING "BLOOD RED" VIDEO AVAIlABLE NOW — WATCH HERE

Capturing both their ethos and the spirit of their explosive live show, Refused have released " Blood Red ," the first single off their upcoming album War Music, which will be released globally via  Spinefarm/Search & Destroy  on  October 18 . The album is available for pre-order   HERE  .  Blending the musical and political passions that have helped the band rise to near legendary status since their founding in 1991, the accompanying music video showcases the band's roots in early '90s Umeå, Sweden juxtaposed against the present day, making it clear that the dynamism that brought the band to international prominence shows no sign of slowing down in 2019. Everything " Blood Red " can be found   HERE  .  "We didn't play a single show during the making of the last album. It was a long time to be away after the addictive chaos of our reunion shows in 2012. Playing to houses packed with maniacs losing their minds right in front of you is a narcotic to rival actual narcotics we'd venture. (Not our field of expertise, but Keith Richards definitely seems to feel that way, and he's an expert on both.) So as we went out on tour in the summer of 2015 we were getting pretty high on our own supply (of songs that is). It was amazing, simply put.  But it was also obvious that " Freedom " was, for the most part, a studio record. A great record, to us, but there was something missing as we started playing it live - something visceral, direct, relentless. At a soundcheck somewhere on the road (Austin?), Kristofer started playing this riff and we all got into it (jamming, as it were). After a while we noticed that our crew had stopped working and that the people working at the venue were standing around watching us play. Now, people at venues usually hardly notice you, they've seen a thousand bands more famous than you fool around with their precious ditties as they're re-stocking the bar or setting up barricades.  So as we were settling into the riff proper and it started rolling and bouncing the way you're hearing it today, whatever we felt had been missing, it was clear that we had begun to fill that gap. The riff turned into ‘ Blood Red ’, the first song we finished for the new record and the first song we played live off of it. It's fitting that it's now the first song you're gonna hear from the new record because it was truly inspired by you, our live audience, the old and the new, who come out and help us turn every venue into a boiling hot mess. This one's for you.  If I fall, you'll help me up, ok?  Welcome to " War Music ." We'll see you in the pit."   //Refused    ABOUT REFUSED:   Formed in Umeå, Sweden in 1991, hardcore-punk legends  Refused  are one of the most influential rock bands of the early '00s. Artists as diverse as Linkin Park, Frank Turner, Steve Aoki, Duff McKagan, and Paramore have been heavily cited crediting the 1998 album The Shape Of Punk To Come as being a fundamental influence on their musical styles. That album has become a cultural touchstone for the entire post-hardcore generation as the year zero of stylistic genre-bending — utilizing electronics, jazz and slick production for the first time – their reputation tent-poled by politically radical lyrics and solidified by their energetic live shows to spread their message.  After a 14-year pause, the band reunited in 2012, playing much anticipated shows like mainstream festival Cochella and were subsequently awarded the "Special Prize for Music Exports" by the Swedish Ministry of Trade in 2013. In 2015, they released their fourth studio album Freedom, which was recorded with Nick Launay (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Killing Joke), while also turning to Swedish pop/producer Shellback — whose credits include Taylor Swift and Britney Spears — for the lead single "Elektra."  Out October 18, " War Music " will be their fifth full-length studio album and will be accompanied by a worldwide concert tour, which began in May 2019 with a U.S. tour with The Hives and three major European music festivals in June.

Capturing both their ethos and the spirit of their explosive live show, Refused have released "Blood Red," the first single off their upcoming album War Music, which will be released globally via Spinefarm/Search & Destroy on October 18. The album is available for pre-order HERE.

Blending the musical and political passions that have helped the band rise to near legendary status since their founding in 1991, the accompanying music video showcases the band's roots in early '90s Umeå, Sweden juxtaposed against the present day, making it clear that the dynamism that brought the band to international prominence shows no sign of slowing down in 2019. Everything "Blood Red" can be found HERE.

"We didn't play a single show during the making of the last album. It was a long time to be away after the addictive chaos of our reunion shows in 2012. Playing to houses packed with maniacs losing their minds right in front of you is a narcotic to rival actual narcotics we'd venture. (Not our field of expertise, but Keith Richards definitely seems to feel that way, and he's an expert on both.) So as we went out on tour in the summer of 2015 we were getting pretty high on our own supply (of songs that is). It was amazing, simply put.

But it was also obvious that "Freedom" was, for the most part, a studio record. A great record, to us, but there was something missing as we started playing it live - something visceral, direct, relentless. At a soundcheck somewhere on the road (Austin?), Kristofer started playing this riff and we all got into it (jamming, as it were). After a while we noticed that our crew had stopped working and that the people working at the venue were standing around watching us play. Now, people at venues usually hardly notice you, they've seen a thousand bands more famous than you fool around with their precious ditties as they're re-stocking the bar or setting up barricades.

So as we were settling into the riff proper and it started rolling and bouncing the way you're hearing it today, whatever we felt had been missing, it was clear that we had begun to fill that gap. The riff turned into ‘Blood Red’, the first song we finished for the new record and the first song we played live off of it. It's fitting that it's now the first song you're gonna hear from the new record because it was truly inspired by you, our live audience, the old and the new, who come out and help us turn every venue into a boiling hot mess. This one's for you.

If I fall, you'll help me up, ok?

Welcome to "War Music." We'll see you in the pit."

//Refused

ABOUT REFUSED:

Formed in Umeå, Sweden in 1991, hardcore-punk legends Refused are one of the most influential rock bands of the early '00s. Artists as diverse as Linkin Park, Frank Turner, Steve Aoki, Duff McKagan, and Paramore have been heavily cited crediting the 1998 album The Shape Of Punk To Come as being a fundamental influence on their musical styles. That album has become a cultural touchstone for the entire post-hardcore generation as the year zero of stylistic genre-bending — utilizing electronics, jazz and slick production for the first time – their reputation tent-poled by politically radical lyrics and solidified by their energetic live shows to spread their message.

After a 14-year pause, the band reunited in 2012, playing much anticipated shows like mainstream festival Cochella and were subsequently awarded the "Special Prize for Music Exports" by the Swedish Ministry of Trade in 2013. In 2015, they released their fourth studio album Freedom, which was recorded with Nick Launay (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Killing Joke), while also turning to Swedish pop/producer Shellback — whose credits include Taylor Swift and Britney Spears — for the lead single "Elektra."

Out October 18, "War Music" will be their fifth full-length studio album and will be accompanied by a worldwide concert tour, which began in May 2019 with a U.S. tour with The Hives and three major European music festivals in June.

EXHORDER DISCUSS FIRST SINGLE IN NEARLY THREE DECADES, “MY TIME,” IN NEW ALBUM TRAILER

*NEW RECORD, MOURN THE SOUTHERN SKIES, OUT SEPT 20TH*
**MUSIC VIDEO FOR, “MY TIME,” OUT NOW!**

NOLA thrash metal legends  EXHORDER  will release their first new album,   Mourn The Southern Skies  , in 27 years on  September 20th  with  Nuclear Blast Records . Today, the band has released a new album trailer in which they give fans an inside look into what’s behind their first single in nearly three decades, “ My Time .”   WATCH EXHORDER’S SECOND TRAILER FOR  MOURN THE SOUTHERN SKIES :   https://youtu.be/s-UuJEURLPk

NOLA thrash metal legends EXHORDER will release their first new album, Mourn The Southern Skies, in 27 years on September 20th with Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band has released a new album trailer in which they give fans an inside look into what’s behind their first single in nearly three decades, “My Time.”

WATCH EXHORDER’S SECOND TRAILER FOR MOURN THE SOUTHERN SKIES:https://youtu.be/s-UuJEURLPk

More from   Mourn The Southern Skies  :  “My Time”  Music Video:  https://youtu.be/yUdzQ3pxaiM   Album Trailer #1 - The Sound of EXHORDER:    https://youtu.be/I9L0l5j81BQ     The New Orleans natives made their long-awaited return last year with a string of reunion shows and festival appearances, and now are launching a full-on comeback with the impending release of   Mourn The Southern Skies  . Recorded by  Duane Simoneaux  at  OCD Recording and Production  and working with producer  Jens Bogren  ( AMON AMARTH ,  OPETH ,  SEPULTURA ) at  Fascination Street Studios  in Sweden for mix/master,  EXHORDER  is armed with more fury and vigor than bands half their age, concocting an intoxicating amalgam of old school thrashers and groovers blended with a modern, mature approach.   From the opening of the first track of   Mourn The Southern Skies  , listeners are reminded immediately just what  EXHORDER  is exactly through the spitting rage " My Time " forces upon their ears. It is evident that the anger remains prevalent, with perhaps a different point of view that younger men could not possibly have understood on earlier albums.  Sasha Horn 's energy and punk influence fire the engines, with  Jason VieBrooks  locking down the foundation tightly.  Vinnie La Bella  once again has proven himself "The Godfather" of thrash riffs, which cut through like a high speed drill bit thanks to the stellar production. A lead guitar face-off in the solo not only exhibits Vinnie's sometimes under-appreciated skills as a shredder, but also showcases newcomer  Marzi Montazeri  (“The High Priest of Distortion"). If anyone ever doubted  EXHORDER 's skill set regarding guitar soloing, those days are gone forever! And finally, as if riding a runaway garbage truck with fireworks exploding off of its roof top,  Kyle Thomas  invokes venom and energy with familiar passion. All in all, the truth is apparent –  EXHORDER mean business once again!    EXHORDER ’s founding guitarist  Vinnie La Bella  says of their resurgence,  “You can plot and scheme for years, even decades (as is in our case). You can work hard, keep grinding, bang the square peg in the round hole until it looks somewhat presentable. But sometimes you just need to let time tell you, it's time. Exhorder has its own soul. And it pokes me in the ribs ever so often as if to remind me, 'Hey asshole, we ain't done yet!' Kyle and myself had a dream as teenagers. And as cliche as it may seem, we never woke up from it. Exhorder has always crept in and out of our lives. So no magic bullet or formula here. It was only a simple matter of time before the right guys, the right songs, the right manager/label would finally come to the party. It's been damn near 35 years since we first uttered the name, Exhorder. 27 years since our last record, and a whole lot of breaking up and making up in between. So why is this time different? Why start again at 50 years of age instead of retiring? Simple... because it’s finally, TIME!"     EXHORDER ’s enduring legacy began in the mid-80’s when they defined the sound of Louisiana thrash and groove metal. Their initial formation was short lived, lasting nearly a decade with two critically acclaimed, classic albums, but their impact on the metal genre can be felt through a generation of bands that followed.  EXHORDER  dissolved in the mid-90’s but briefly reunited in 2011. Now, the band has returned to reclaim their throne of NOLA metal with their awaited new album and an all-star line-up that includes  Kyle Thomas  (founding vocalist;  TROUBLE ,  HEAVY AS TEXAS ),  Vinnie La Bella  (founding guitarist),  Marzi Montazeri  (guitarist; ex- SUPERJOINT RITUAL , ex- PHIL ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS,   HEAVY AS TEXAS ),  Jason VieBrooks  (bassist since 2011;  HEATHEN ,  GRIP INC. ) and Sasha Horn  (drummer;  FORBIDDEN ).    EXHORDER  will support the new record with a North American tour with  KATAKLYSM  in September. Dates are below.   Pre-order   Mourn The Southern Skies   in various formats, here:  http://nuclearblast.com/exhorder-mtss  Listen to the band's new track in the  NB New Releases Playlists :  http://nblast.de/SpotifyNewReleases  /  http://nblast.de/AppleMusicNewReleases

More from Mourn The Southern Skies:
“My Time” Music Video: https://youtu.be/yUdzQ3pxaiM
Album Trailer #1 - The Sound of EXHORDER: https://youtu.be/I9L0l5j81BQ

The New Orleans natives made their long-awaited return last year with a string of reunion shows and festival appearances, and now are launching a full-on comeback with the impending release of Mourn The Southern Skies. Recorded by Duane Simoneaux at OCD Recording and Production and working with producer Jens Bogren (AMON AMARTH, OPETH, SEPULTURA) at Fascination Street Studios in Sweden for mix/master, EXHORDER is armed with more fury and vigor than bands half their age, concocting an intoxicating amalgam of old school thrashers and groovers blended with a modern, mature approach.

From the opening of the first track of Mourn The Southern Skies, listeners are reminded immediately just what EXHORDER is exactly through the spitting rage "My Time" forces upon their ears. It is evident that the anger remains prevalent, with perhaps a different point of view that younger men could not possibly have understood on earlier albums. Sasha Horn's energy and punk influence fire the engines, with Jason VieBrooks locking down the foundation tightly. Vinnie La Bella once again has proven himself "The Godfather" of thrash riffs, which cut through like a high speed drill bit thanks to the stellar production. A lead guitar face-off in the solo not only exhibits Vinnie's sometimes under-appreciated skills as a shredder, but also showcases newcomer Marzi Montazeri (“The High Priest of Distortion"). If anyone ever doubted EXHORDER's skill set regarding guitar soloing, those days are gone forever! And finally, as if riding a runaway garbage truck with fireworks exploding off of its roof top, Kyle Thomas invokes venom and energy with familiar passion. All in all, the truth is apparent – EXHORDERmean business once again!

EXHORDER’s founding guitarist Vinnie La Bella says of their resurgence, “You can plot and scheme for years, even decades (as is in our case). You can work hard, keep grinding, bang the square peg in the round hole until it looks somewhat presentable. But sometimes you just need to let time tell you, it's time. Exhorder has its own soul. And it pokes me in the ribs ever so often as if to remind me, 'Hey asshole, we ain't done yet!' Kyle and myself had a dream as teenagers. And as cliche as it may seem, we never woke up from it. Exhorder has always crept in and out of our lives. So no magic bullet or formula here. It was only a simple matter of time before the right guys, the right songs, the right manager/label would finally come to the party. It's been damn near 35 years since we first uttered the name, Exhorder. 27 years since our last record, and a whole lot of breaking up and making up in between. So why is this time different? Why start again at 50 years of age instead of retiring? Simple... because it’s finally, TIME!"

EXHORDER’s enduring legacy began in the mid-80’s when they defined the sound of Louisiana thrash and groove metal. Their initial formation was short lived, lasting nearly a decade with two critically acclaimed, classic albums, but their impact on the metal genre can be felt through a generation of bands that followed. EXHORDER dissolved in the mid-90’s but briefly reunited in 2011. Now, the band has returned to reclaim their throne of NOLA metal with their awaited new album and an all-star line-up that includes Kyle Thomas (founding vocalist; TROUBLE, HEAVY AS TEXAS), Vinnie La Bella (founding guitarist), Marzi Montazeri (guitarist; ex-SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PHIL ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS, HEAVY AS TEXAS), Jason VieBrooks (bassist since 2011; HEATHEN, GRIP INC.) andSasha Horn (drummer; FORBIDDEN).

EXHORDER will support the new record with a North American tour with KATAKLYSM in September. Dates are below.

Pre-order Mourn The Southern Skies in various formats, here: http://nuclearblast.com/exhorder-mtss
Listen to the band's new track in the NB New Releases Playlists:
http://nblast.de/SpotifyNewReleases / http://nblast.de/AppleMusicNewReleases

Mourn The Southern       Skies   Track Listing:  My Time  Asunder  Hallowed Sound  Beware the Wolf  Yesterday’s Bones  All She Wrote  Rumination  The Arms of Man  Ripping Flesh   EXHORDER North American Tour Dates (w/KATAKLYSM):  Sep 4 – Joliet, IL – The Forge Sep 5 – Cave-In-Rock, IL – Full Terror Assault Sep 6 – Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room Sep 7 – Colorado Springs, CO – The Black Sheep Sep 8 – Denver, CO – Oriental Theater Sep 10 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon Sep 11 – Portland, OR – Bossanova Ballroom Sep 12 – Oakland, CA – Metro Opera House Sep 13 – Los Angeles, CA – Union Sep 14 – San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick Sep 15 – Mesa, AZ – Club Red Sep 16 – El Paso, TX – Rockhouse Bar & Grill Sep 17 – Austin, TX – Come and Take It Live! Sep 18 – Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live! Sep 20 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverfront Live Sep 21 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade Sep 22 – Baltimore, MD – Soundstage Sep 23 – Brooklyn, NY – Market Hotel Sep 24 – Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance Sep 25 – Reading, PA – Reverb Sep 26 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium Sep 27 – Quebec City, QC – Le D’Auteuil Sep 28 – Montreal, QC – Theatre Corona

Mourn The Southern Skies Track Listing:

My Time

Asunder

Hallowed Sound

Beware the Wolf

Yesterday’s Bones

All She Wrote

Rumination

The Arms of Man

Ripping Flesh

EXHORDER North American Tour Dates (w/KATAKLYSM):
Sep 4 – Joliet, IL – The Forge
Sep 5 – Cave-In-Rock, IL – Full Terror Assault
Sep 6 – Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
Sep 7 – Colorado Springs, CO – The Black Sheep
Sep 8 – Denver, CO – Oriental Theater
Sep 10 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon
Sep 11 – Portland, OR – Bossanova Ballroom
Sep 12 – Oakland, CA – Metro Opera House
Sep 13 – Los Angeles, CA – Union
Sep 14 – San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick
Sep 15 – Mesa, AZ – Club Red
Sep 16 – El Paso, TX – Rockhouse Bar & Grill
Sep 17 – Austin, TX – Come and Take It Live!
Sep 18 – Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live!
Sep 20 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverfront Live
Sep 21 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
Sep 22 – Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
Sep 23 – Brooklyn, NY – Market Hotel
Sep 24 – Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
Sep 25 – Reading, PA – Reverb
Sep 26 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
Sep 27 – Quebec City, QC – Le D’Auteuil
Sep 28 – Montreal, QC – Theatre Corona

EN MINOR: Revolver Magazine Debuts "On The Floor" From Project Featuring Philip H. Anselmo With Friends From Down, Superjoint, And More

Seven-Inch To See Release This Friday Via Housecore + Psycho Las Vegas Performance Nears

"With    EN MINOR   , he's embracing a gravely vocal style of defiance and regret, singing songs from a lifetime of experience and hard lessons learned in the outlaw country tradition of Merle Haggard." -- Revolver    Stream EN MINOR's "On The Floor" At    THIS LOCATION    Revolver Magazine is currently streaming "On The Floor," the first official taste of Philip H. Anselmo's  EN MINOR .  A project inadvertently in the making since Anselmo's earliest days as a child in the French Quarter,  EN MINOR  features Stephen Taylor (Superjoint, Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, Woven Hand, 16 Horse Power), Kevin Bond (Superjoint, Christ Inversion, Artimus Pyledriver et al), Jimmy Bower (Eyehategod, Down, Superjoint), Calvin and Joiner Dover (The Dover Brothers), and Steve Bernal (former first cellist in the Temple Symphony Orchestra). An experimental and eclectic musical endeavor that finds Anselmo exploring a softer, graver vocal style,  EN MINOR  is an honest and deliberate change of pace delivering brooding tales of pain, regret, and sorrow.  "On The Floor" comes by way of the band's self-titled seven-inch, set to drop Friday August 2nd via Housecore Records. Writes Revolver of the hymn, "It's clearly a departure from the heavy musical styles that Anselmo has always been associated with, but he points to moments in his history where he's been able to explore dark, internalized feelings at less than full volume: Down's deeply haunted, understated ballad 'Jail,' and Pantera's 'Suicide Note Pt. 1,' among several others. With  EN MINOR , he's embracing a gravely vocal style of defiance and regret, singing songs from a lifetime of experience and hard lessons learned in the outlaw country tradition of Merle Haggard."   Check out "On The Floor," alongside an in-depth interview with Anselmo courtesy of Revolver Magazine, at    THIS LOCATION   .    For physical preorders, visit the newly launched Housecore store at    THIS LOCATION   . For digital orders, visit the EN MINOR Bandcamp page    HERE   .    EN MINOR  will appear at this year's edition of Psycho Las Vegas set to take place August 16th-18th at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada with additional appearances to be announced in the coming weeks.   EN MINOR Live:  8/16/2019 Psycho Las Vegas @ Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino - Las Vegas, NV [ tickets ]  "The initial strains - in the most primitive sense - came about when I was given my first guitar at nine-years old," relays Anselmo of the  EN MINOR  project. "I didn't have the patience to learn other people's music, so I wrote my own. And some of those early parts are still prevalent in the songs we're working with now. Fast-forward to 1988 when I bought my first four-track recorder; those old songs took on a new life and newer songs were written. Heavy metal was at the forefront of my performance-based output, but these little four-track songs were always there. I always had an apprehension about allowing them to be heard though, because they were so different; only a small circle of close friends got to hear them."  By 1993, Anselmo moved back to his hometown of New Orleans and his home became an instant magnet for local musicians and artists. "At ungodly hours, these old four-track songs took on an even newer life jamming with these cats. We learned a few of the songs and wrote several more, and soon we were recording under the moniker 'Body & Blood.' We wrote more songs, all recorded on a newer model four-track. It was fun. We did it for the vibe. And it was pleasing to break away from multi-tracking studios and heavy metal. Metal music consumed most of our time and lives. Those 'B&B' sessions were damned-near therapeutic."  Without a clear plan for the band, the project remained a periodic therapy session. "We kept things simple and just jammed when everyone was home, and played our recordings for friends. Then I eventually moved again, Hurricane Katrina hit, and life sent all of us in different directions."  In 2012, Anselmo met Stephen "Schteve" Taylor and  EN MINOR  truly took shape. "He and I began experimenting with some vibey stuff, and soon after began recording the sessions. This led to the current incarnation of  EN MINOR . Together, we re-worked a few of the old four-track songs and wrote several new ones in short order. These sessions are hypnotic and pulling. And we continue to write songs suitable for this project to this day. Ugly and beautiful,  EN MINOR , isn't 'party music.' This is 'kill the party music.'"   EN MINOR:  Philip H. Anselmo - vocals, guitars, bass Kevin Bond - acoustic, electric guitar, bass Stephen Taylor - guitar Calvin Dover - keys Joiner Dover - Bass Steve Bernal - cello Jimmy Bower - drums

"With EN MINOR, he's embracing a gravely vocal style of defiance and regret, singing songs from a lifetime of experience and hard lessons learned in the outlaw country tradition of Merle Haggard." -- Revolver

Stream EN MINOR's "On The Floor" At THIS LOCATION

Revolver Magazine is currently streaming "On The Floor," the first official taste of Philip H. Anselmo's EN MINOR.

A project inadvertently in the making since Anselmo's earliest days as a child in the French Quarter, EN MINOR features Stephen Taylor (Superjoint, Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, Woven Hand, 16 Horse Power), Kevin Bond (Superjoint, Christ Inversion, Artimus Pyledriver et al), Jimmy Bower (Eyehategod, Down, Superjoint), Calvin and Joiner Dover (The Dover Brothers), and Steve Bernal (former first cellist in the Temple Symphony Orchestra). An experimental and eclectic musical endeavor that finds Anselmo exploring a softer, graver vocal style, EN MINOR is an honest and deliberate change of pace delivering brooding tales of pain, regret, and sorrow.

"On The Floor" comes by way of the band's self-titled seven-inch, set to drop Friday August 2nd via Housecore Records. Writes Revolver of the hymn, "It's clearly a departure from the heavy musical styles that Anselmo has always been associated with, but he points to moments in his history where he's been able to explore dark, internalized feelings at less than full volume: Down's deeply haunted, understated ballad 'Jail,' and Pantera's 'Suicide Note Pt. 1,' among several others. With EN MINOR, he's embracing a gravely vocal style of defiance and regret, singing songs from a lifetime of experience and hard lessons learned in the outlaw country tradition of Merle Haggard."

Check out "On The Floor," alongside an in-depth interview with Anselmo courtesy of Revolver Magazine, at THIS LOCATION.

For physical preorders, visit the newly launched Housecore store at THIS LOCATION. For digital orders, visit the EN MINOR Bandcamp page HERE.

EN MINOR will appear at this year's edition of Psycho Las Vegas set to take place August 16th-18th at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada with additional appearances to be announced in the coming weeks.

EN MINOR Live:
8/16/2019 Psycho Las Vegas @ Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino - Las Vegas, NV [tickets]

"The initial strains - in the most primitive sense - came about when I was given my first guitar at nine-years old," relays Anselmo of the EN MINOR project. "I didn't have the patience to learn other people's music, so I wrote my own. And some of those early parts are still prevalent in the songs we're working with now. Fast-forward to 1988 when I bought my first four-track recorder; those old songs took on a new life and newer songs were written. Heavy metal was at the forefront of my performance-based output, but these little four-track songs were always there. I always had an apprehension about allowing them to be heard though, because they were so different; only a small circle of close friends got to hear them."

By 1993, Anselmo moved back to his hometown of New Orleans and his home became an instant magnet for local musicians and artists. "At ungodly hours, these old four-track songs took on an even newer life jamming with these cats. We learned a few of the songs and wrote several more, and soon we were recording under the moniker 'Body & Blood.' We wrote more songs, all recorded on a newer model four-track. It was fun. We did it for the vibe. And it was pleasing to break away from multi-tracking studios and heavy metal. Metal music consumed most of our time and lives. Those 'B&B' sessions were damned-near therapeutic."

Without a clear plan for the band, the project remained a periodic therapy session. "We kept things simple and just jammed when everyone was home, and played our recordings for friends. Then I eventually moved again, Hurricane Katrina hit, and life sent all of us in different directions."

In 2012, Anselmo met Stephen "Schteve" Taylor and EN MINOR truly took shape. "He and I began experimenting with some vibey stuff, and soon after began recording the sessions. This led to the current incarnation of EN MINOR. Together, we re-worked a few of the old four-track songs and wrote several new ones in short order. These sessions are hypnotic and pulling. And we continue to write songs suitable for this project to this day. Ugly and beautiful, EN MINOR, isn't 'party music.' This is 'kill the party music.'"

EN MINOR:
Philip H. Anselmo - vocals, guitars, bass
Kevin Bond - acoustic, electric guitar, bass
Stephen Taylor - guitar
Calvin Dover - keys
Joiner Dover - Bass
Steve Bernal - cello
Jimmy Bower - drums

BLACK STAR RIDERS - ROBERT AND RICKY ON WHY THEY RECORDED THE NEW ALBUM AT THE LEGENDARY SPHERE STUDIO

ANOTHER STATE OF GRACE DUE OUT SEPT 6TH

In the seven years since  Ricky Warwick  and legendary guitarist  Scott Gorham  put  BLACK STAR RIDERS  together, they have made three shining examples of supreme modern hard rock. This year marks the band's return with their fourth studio album   Another State Of Grace  , due out on  September 6th  via  Nuclear Blast Records . The new album was recorded at the legendary  Sphere Studios  in Burbank, which has played host to some of music’s biggest artists over the past 20 years. Find out why the band decided to record in the space in a new trailer released today:  youtu.be/Is5upqZebPk     Another State Of Grace   is available on CD, vinyl and vinyl picture disc, limited edition boxset and limited edition light green vinyl. Pre-order here:  nuclearblast.com/blackstarriders-asog   Watch the official video for " Ain't The End Of The World" :  youtu.be/mv-tccUbm6U   Pre-save   Another State Of Grace     on Spotify, Deezer and Apple Music:  nblast.de/BlackStarRidersPreSave  Order the album digitally to receive " Another State Of Grace"  instantly : nblast.de/BlackStarRidersASoGIT     Another State Of Grace   is a stunning collection of songs that will further develop the band’s burgeoning reputation as one of the most essential contemporary rock acts. Recorded at Sphere Studios in Burbank, California in February 2019, the album was produced & mixed by  Jay Ruston (Stone Sour, Anthrax, Uriah Heep) .  Watch the official video for the title track, " Another State Of Grace'"   youtu.be/1VVvp_jnUX8    ICYMI:   Robert  and  Ricky  sit down to tell us a bit about the new line-up and how they met  Chad  and  Christian :  youtu.be/vaSO2-KLRlw   Robert  and  Ricky  sit down to tell us more about the band's new single " Ain't The End Of The World" :  youtu.be/GyySCAYOLfY   Robert  and  Ricky  explain how the band came up with the ideas for the new album’s packaging:  youtu.be/rvet2BDKtBs

In the seven years since Ricky Warwick and legendary guitarist Scott Gorham put BLACK STAR RIDERS together, they have made three shining examples of supreme modern hard rock. This year marks the band's return with their fourth studio album Another State Of Grace, due out on September 6th via Nuclear Blast Records. The new album was recorded at the legendary Sphere Studios in Burbank, which has played host to some of music’s biggest artists over the past 20 years. Find out why the band decided to record in the space in a new trailer released today: youtu.be/Is5upqZebPk

Another State Of Grace is available on CD, vinyl and vinyl picture disc, limited edition boxset and limited edition light green vinyl. Pre-order here: nuclearblast.com/blackstarriders-asog

Watch the official video for "Ain't The End Of The World": youtu.be/mv-tccUbm6U

Pre-save Another State Of Grace on Spotify, Deezer and Apple Music: nblast.de/BlackStarRidersPreSave
Order the album digitally to receive "Another State Of Grace" instantly :nblast.de/BlackStarRidersASoGIT

Another State Of Grace is a stunning collection of songs that will further develop the band’s burgeoning reputation as one of the most essential contemporary rock acts. Recorded at Sphere Studios in Burbank, California in February 2019, the album was produced & mixed by Jay Ruston (Stone Sour, Anthrax, Uriah Heep).

Watch the official video for the title track, "Another State Of Grace'" youtu.be/1VVvp_jnUX8

ICYMI:
Robert and Ricky sit down to tell us a bit about the new line-up and how they met Chad and Christian: youtu.be/vaSO2-KLRlw
Robert and Ricky sit down to tell us more about the band's new single "Ain't The End Of The World": youtu.be/GyySCAYOLfY
Robert and Ricky explain how the band came up with the ideas for the new album’s packaging: youtu.be/rvet2BDKtBs

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MONOLORD SET SEPT. 20 RELEASE FOR RELAPSE RECORDS’ DEBUT ALBUM, NO COMFORT

STREAM “THE BASTARD SON” NOW; PRE-ORDERS AVAILABLE

https://ffm.to/monolordnocomfort

Photo credit: Ester Segarra  Monolord, who have been dubbed “Swedish doom royalty” ( Noisey ) and praised for their “truly modern sound” ( Consequence of Sound ), release their Relapse Records’ debut,  No Comfort , on Sept. 20.  The album news arrives as the Scandinavian trio share the new song, “The Bastard Son,” from the six-song release:  https://youtu.be/tTmdatz1xZY .  “This one has been the most challenging yet,” said the band in a collective statement. “As always striving for evolvement, but within the Monolord realm and with that inviting another person into that process. We hope you like it.”   No Comfort  pre-orders are on-sale now, with several limited-edition vinyl variants, including a  Relapse.com  exclusive in partnership with Orange Amps, available now. The Orange Amps/Relapse offering is limited to 100 copies and features the actual material used to wrap Orange Amps, with the album itself being pressed on neon orange vinyl. The set also includes an exclusive two-sided Orange Amps inspired t-shirt and guitar pick set. To view this set as well as the CD/2xLP/CS and digital pre-orders that are available, visit  https://ffm.to/monolordnocomfort .  The album was recorded at Let Them Swing Studio outside of their hometown of Gothenburg, Sweden. This release marks the first time the trio have allowed an outside voice to be part of the process, working with Kim Gravander on the recording. Drummer Esben Willems handled mixing. Painter Alexander Fjelnseth created the album cover.

Photo credit: Ester Segarra

Monolord, who have been dubbed “Swedish doom royalty” (Noisey) and praised for their “truly modern sound” (Consequence of Sound), release their Relapse Records’ debut, No Comfort, on Sept. 20.

The album news arrives as the Scandinavian trio share the new song, “The Bastard Son,” from the six-song release: https://youtu.be/tTmdatz1xZY.

“This one has been the most challenging yet,” said the band in a collective statement. “As always striving for evolvement, but within the Monolord realm and with that inviting another person into that process. We hope you like it.”

No Comfort pre-orders are on-sale now, with several limited-edition vinyl variants, including a Relapse.com exclusive in partnership with Orange Amps, available now. The Orange Amps/Relapse offering is limited to 100 copies and features the actual material used to wrap Orange Amps, with the album itself being pressed on neon orange vinyl. The set also includes an exclusive two-sided Orange Amps inspired t-shirt and guitar pick set. To view this set as well as the CD/2xLP/CS and digital pre-orders that are available, visit https://ffm.to/monolordnocomfort.

The album was recorded at Let Them Swing Studio outside of their hometown of Gothenburg, Sweden. This release marks the first time the trio have allowed an outside voice to be part of the process, working with Kim Gravander on the recording. Drummer Esben Willems handled mixing. Painter Alexander Fjelnseth created the album cover.

No Comfort  track list:    The Bastard Son  The Last Leaf  Larvae  Skywards  Alone Together Forever Divided  No Comfort    Monolord tour dates:    Aug 8-10 Moledo, PT Sonic Blast  Sep 6-8 Sao Paulo, BR Setembro Negro Festival     --- All Headline EU Dates Sep 28 - Oct 26 w/Firebreather ---     Sep 28 London, UK The Garage (w/Ufomammut)  Sep 29 Sheffield, UK HRH Doom V Stoner  Sep 30 Bournemouth, UK The Anvil  Oct 1 Utrecht, NL De Helling  Oct 2 Brussels, BE Magasin 4  Oct 3 Pratteln, CH Up In Smoke Festival  Oct 4 Reims, FR La Cartonnerie  Oct 5 Paris, FR Saturday Mud Fever Festival  Oct 7 Dortmund, DE Junkyard  Oct 8 Nuremberg, DE B-Zau  Oct 9 Cologne, DE Helios 37  Oct 10 Mainz, DE Schon Schon  Oct 11 Hamburg, DE Molotow  Oct 16 Oslo, NO John dee  Oct 17 Gothenburg, SE Sticky Fingers  Oct 18 Malmo, SE Babel  Oct 23 Linkoping, SE The Crypt  Oct 24 Stockholm, SE Close Up Baten  Oct 25 Tampere, FI Olympia  Oct 26 Helsinki, FI Nosturi     --- All Headline US Dates Nov 4 - 27 w/Blackwater Holylight ---    Nov 5 San Diego, CA Brick by Brick  Nov 6 Tucson, AZ Club Congress  Nov 7 Albuquerque, NM Sister  Nov 8 Dallas, TX Gas Monkey  Nov 9 Austin, TX Levitation x Relapse Showcase  Nov 10 Lafayette, LA Freetown Boom Boom Room  Nov 11 New Orleans, LA One Eyed Jacks  Nov 12 Atlanta, GA The 529  Nov 13 Asheville, NC Mothlight  Nov 14 Richmond, VA Camel  Nov 15 Baltimore, MD Metro Gallery  Nov 16 Philadelphia, PA First Unitarian Church  Nov 17 Brooklyn, NY Saint Vitus  Nov 20 Chicago, IL Reggies  Nov 21 Indianapolis, IN Black Circle  Nov 22 St. Louis, MO Fubar  Nov 23 Lawrence, KS Bottleneck  Nov 25 Denver, CO Marquis  Nov 27 Los Angeles, CA Teragram Ballroom    Monolord is singer/guitar player Thomas Jäger, drummer Esben Willems and bass player Mika Häkki. The band released their debut album,  Empress Rising  in 2014, with full-length albums  Væni r arriving in 2015 and  Rust  following in 2017. In the years since their inception, they’ve become one of heavy music’s rising stars, with much-chattered about performances at Roadburn, Desertfest and Psycho Las Vegas.   Monolord.com    Facebook.com/monolordsweden    Twitter.com/monolordsweden    Instagram.com/monolordofficial


No Comfort
track list:

The Bastard Son

The Last Leaf

Larvae

Skywards

Alone Together Forever Divided

No Comfort

Monolord tour dates:

Aug 8-10 Moledo, PT Sonic Blast

Sep 6-8 Sao Paulo, BR Setembro Negro Festival

--- All Headline EU Dates Sep 28 - Oct 26 w/Firebreather ---

Sep 28 London, UK The Garage (w/Ufomammut)

Sep 29 Sheffield, UK HRH Doom V Stoner

Sep 30 Bournemouth, UK The Anvil

Oct 1 Utrecht, NL De Helling

Oct 2 Brussels, BE Magasin 4

Oct 3 Pratteln, CH Up In Smoke Festival

Oct 4 Reims, FR La Cartonnerie

Oct 5 Paris, FR Saturday Mud Fever Festival

Oct 7 Dortmund, DE Junkyard

Oct 8 Nuremberg, DE B-Zau

Oct 9 Cologne, DE Helios 37

Oct 10 Mainz, DE Schon Schon

Oct 11 Hamburg, DE Molotow

Oct 16 Oslo, NO John dee

Oct 17 Gothenburg, SE Sticky Fingers

Oct 18 Malmo, SE Babel

Oct 23 Linkoping, SE The Crypt

Oct 24 Stockholm, SE Close Up Baten

Oct 25 Tampere, FI Olympia

Oct 26 Helsinki, FI Nosturi

--- All Headline US Dates Nov 4 - 27 w/Blackwater Holylight ---

Nov 5 San Diego, CA Brick by Brick

Nov 6 Tucson, AZ Club Congress

Nov 7 Albuquerque, NM Sister

Nov 8 Dallas, TX Gas Monkey

Nov 9 Austin, TX Levitation x Relapse Showcase

Nov 10 Lafayette, LA Freetown Boom Boom Room

Nov 11 New Orleans, LA One Eyed Jacks

Nov 12 Atlanta, GA The 529

Nov 13 Asheville, NC Mothlight

Nov 14 Richmond, VA Camel

Nov 15 Baltimore, MD Metro Gallery

Nov 16 Philadelphia, PA First Unitarian Church

Nov 17 Brooklyn, NY Saint Vitus

Nov 20 Chicago, IL Reggies

Nov 21 Indianapolis, IN Black Circle

Nov 22 St. Louis, MO Fubar

Nov 23 Lawrence, KS Bottleneck

Nov 25 Denver, CO Marquis

Nov 27 Los Angeles, CA Teragram Ballroom

Monolord is singer/guitar player Thomas Jäger, drummer Esben Willems and bass player Mika Häkki. The band released their debut album, Empress Rising in 2014, with full-length albums Vænir arriving in 2015 and Rust following in 2017. In the years since their inception, they’ve become one of heavy music’s rising stars, with much-chattered about performances at Roadburn, Desertfest and Psycho Las Vegas.

Monolord.com

Facebook.com/monolordsweden

Twitter.com/monolordsweden

Instagram.com/monolordofficial

LACUNA COIL AND ALL THAT REMAINS ANNOUNCE DISEASE OF THE ANIMA CO-HEADLINE TOUR

LACUNA COIL AND ALL THAT REMAINS ANNOUNCE DISEASE OF THE ANIMA CO-HEADLINE TOUR TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, JULY 26TH

Lacuna Coil  and  All That Remains  announce  Disease Of The Anima  co-headline tour presented by  Revolver . The tour includes special guests  Bad Omens, Toothgrinder  (9/15-10/10),  Eximious  (10/11-10/19), and  Uncured . Tickets for the tour go on sale starting July 26th at 12PM local time. Tickets will include a digital   download email directly from MusicRedemptions.com, where fans can redeem either Lacuna Coil's forthcoming album,   Black Anima  , or All That Remains' latest album,   Victim of the New Disease  . The download will only be available in select markets.   "North America, we're so happy to finally announce our upcoming 'Disease Of The Anima Tour' with our friends All That Remains, Bad Omens, Eximious, Toothgrinder and Uncured,"  states Lacuna Coil's Andrea Ferro.  "This is a killer bill that will blow your mind! We can't wait to hit your stages again and see you all. Black Anima is coming soon".    "We are super happy to be joining with our old friends in Lacuna Coil. The last time we joined forces it was on the Hard Drive Live Tour and we can't wait to play some metal for you all again," states All That Remains frontman Phil Labonte.   "Since the debut of our very first single in late 2015, Bad Omens has been touring and writing vigilantly. From North America, to Europe, and even Japan all in one album cycle supporting acts such as Asking Alexandria, Parkway Drive, Bullet For My Valentine, Trivium and more. Now after what feels like 3 short years - we're kicking off our brand new self-produced sophomore record "Finding God Before God Finds Me" with All That Remains and Lacuna Coil on the Disease of the Anima tour and we couldn't be more proud or excited"  states Bad Omens.   "Eximious is honored to be a part of such an awesome lineup. We want to thank All That Remains and Lacuna Coil, along with the rest of the touring bands for having us. We are looking forward to seeing everyone who has been following our journey,"  states Eximious.   ABOUT LACUNA COIL   Italian Gothic Metal icons, Lacuna Coil have spent the past 20 years of their career breaking the mold and dominating the scene. The band's most recent release   Delirium   (2016) debuted at # 16 Current Album Chart  and  #2 Hard Rock Chart . Lacuna Coil has made their mark as one of the best Gothic Metal bands with over  1.1 million records sold ,  6 Top 40 Billboard 200 Charting Albums  and  5 Top 10 Rock Charting Hits . The band has won international awards such as " Best International Band " (2016) and " Best Live Act " (2018) at the  Metal Hammer Awards and " Best Album " (2012) at the  Female Metal Voices Fest , with additional nominations for " Best Italian Act " (2006) at  MTV Europe Music Awards  and " Best International Band " (2012) at  Revolver's Golden Gods Awards . Topping it off, the band was the first female fronted band to co-headline  Ozzfest . Now the band is gearing up to release their highly anticipated follow-up to  Delirium ,  Black Anima , on October 11th via Century Media Records.      ABOUT ALL THAT REMAINS   Since their formation in Massachusetts during 1998, All That Remains have built an undeniable legacy upheld by airtight songcraft, knifepoint precise metallic instrumentation, and stadium-size hard rock hooks. As a result, they've outlasted trials, tribulations, and trends to stand tall as as one of this century's most consistent purveyors of heavy music with a bulletproof canon of arena-worthy anthems. All That Remains' discography is highlighted by success at Active Rock including radio hits in the top 10 such as " Two Weeks ," " What If I Was Nothing ," and their first number one " Stand Up ,". Averaging  1 million monthly listeners   on   Spotify  (an unprecedented feat for a metal band in any era), while cumulative sales eclipse  1 million albums worldwide . Not to mention, they've earned  five consecutive Top 10 debuts  on the  Billboard Top Rock Albums Chart  and f our in the Top 5 . Most recently, 2017's   Madness   spawned the smash cover of  Garth Brooks' "The Thunder Rolls ," which trended on VEVO and generated  21 million plus total views  and  8 million Spotify streams  in under a year's time. In addition to packing houses as a headliner, they've practically burned down festival stages everywhere from  Rock on the Range  to  Welcome to Rockville . In 2018, the band perfected their patented pummeling by wasting no time or energy at all on their ninth full-length album,   Victim of the New Disease  [Razor & Tie].   ABOUT TOOTHGRINDER   When nothing is off limits, you can reach your full potential. Toothgrinder realized this fact while making their 2017 full-length,   Phantom Amour   (Spinefarm Records). While retaining the slippery schizophrenic spirit that turned them into a critical favorite on 2016's   Nocturnal Masquerade  , the New Jersey quintet - Justin Matthews [vocals], Jason Goss [guitar], Matt Arensdorf [bass], Wills Weller [drums], & Johnuel Hasney [guitar] dramatically augmented their unpredictable creative palette through expanding the grasp on melody, incorporating cinematic electronic flourishes, and even going acoustic, to name a few evolutions. As hypnotic as they are heavy, these thirteen tracks signify "progress" through and through.  "Everybody calls us 'a progressive metal band,' but I think the most progressive thing you can do is surprise your audience and keep yourself happy," says Wills.  "I feel like that's exactly what we're doing here. From jazz and classic rock to metal and experimental, everybody brings different flavors to the table. Then, we pour them into the same pot. That's Toothgrinder in a nutshell."  It's also why the band quietly made a palpable impact with  Nocturnal Masquerade . As  Revolver  dubbed them " A Band to Watch ," it earned acclaim from  AXS, Metalsucks, New Noise, Metal Hammer, The Aquarian  and more as the single " Diamonds for Gold " [feat.  Spencer Sotelo  of  Periphery ] generated over  300K YouTube/VEVO views  and " Blue " cracked  384K Spotify streams .   DISEASE OF THE ANIMA TOUR DATES   w/Bad Omens, Toothgrinder, and Uncured  September 15 - New York, NY - Webster Hall  September 17 - Greenville SC - The Firmament  September 18 - Knoxville, TN - Jackson Terminal  September 19 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade  September 20 - Dothan, AL - The Plant  September 21 - Mobile, AL - Soul Kitchen  September 23 - Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey Live  September 24 - Houston, TX - White Oak Music  September 27 - Phoenix, AZ - The Pressroom  September 28 - Las Vegas, NV - Hard Rock Live*  September 30 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues*  October 1 - Los Angeles, CA - The Regent Theater*  October 2 - Berkley, CA - The UC Theatre  October 3 - Sacramento, CA - Ace Of Spades  October 5 - Spokane, WA - The Knitting Factory*  October 6 - Calgary, AB - Palace Theatre  October 7 - Edmonton, AB - Starlite Room  October 9 - Winnipeg, MB - Park Theatre  October 10 - Minot, ND - The 'O' Riginal Bar  w/Bad Omens, Eximious, and Uncured  October 11 - Minneapolis, MN - The Cabooze  October 12 - Columbia, MO - The Blue Note  October 13 - Milwaukee, WI - The Rave II  October 15 - Cincinnati, OH - Riverfront Live  October 16 - Chicago, IL - House Of Blues*  October 17 - Cleveland, OH - House Of Blues  October 18 - Toronto, ON - Opera House  October 19 - Baltimore, MD - Ram's Head Live  *no Bad Omens

Lacuna Coil and All That Remains announce Disease Of The Anima co-headline tour presented by Revolver. The tour includes special guests Bad Omens, Toothgrinder (9/15-10/10), Eximious (10/11-10/19), and Uncured. Tickets for the tour go on sale starting July 26th at 12PM local time. Tickets will include a digital
download email directly from MusicRedemptions.com, where fans can redeem either Lacuna Coil's forthcoming album, Black Anima, or All That Remains' latest album, Victim of the New Disease. The download will only be available in select markets.

"North America, we're so happy to finally announce our upcoming 'Disease Of The Anima Tour' with our friends All That Remains, Bad Omens, Eximious, Toothgrinder and Uncured," states Lacuna Coil's Andrea Ferro. "This is a killer bill that will blow your mind! We can't wait to hit your stages again and see you all. Black Anima is coming soon".

"We are super happy to be joining with our old friends in Lacuna Coil. The last time we joined forces it was on the Hard Drive Live Tour and we can't wait to play some metal for you all again,"states All That Remains frontman Phil Labonte.

"Since the debut of our very first single in late 2015, Bad Omens has been touring and writing vigilantly. From North America, to Europe, and even Japan all in one album cycle supporting acts such as Asking Alexandria, Parkway Drive, Bullet For My Valentine, Trivium and more. Now after what feels like 3 short years - we're kicking off our brand new self-produced sophomore record "Finding God Before God Finds Me" with All That Remains and Lacuna Coil on the Disease of the Anima tour and we couldn't be more proud or excited" states Bad Omens.

"Eximious is honored to be a part of such an awesome lineup. We want to thank All That Remains and Lacuna Coil, along with the rest of the touring bands for having us. We are looking forward to seeing everyone who has been following our journey," states Eximious.

ABOUT LACUNA COIL

Italian Gothic Metal icons, Lacuna Coil have spent the past 20 years of their career breaking the mold and dominating the scene. The band's most recent release Delirium (2016) debuted at #16 Current Album Chart and #2 Hard Rock Chart. Lacuna Coil has made their mark as one of the best Gothic Metal bands with over 1.1 million records sold, 6 Top 40 Billboard 200 Charting Albums and 5 Top 10 Rock Charting Hits. The band has won international awards such as "Best International Band" (2016) and "Best Live Act" (2018) at the Metal Hammer Awardsand "Best Album" (2012) at the Female Metal Voices Fest, with additional nominations for "Best Italian Act" (2006) at MTV Europe Music Awards and "Best International Band" (2012) at Revolver's Golden Gods Awards. Topping it off, the band was the first female fronted band to co-headline Ozzfest. Now the band is gearing up to release their highly anticipated follow-up to Delirium, Black Anima, on October 11th via Century Media Records.


ABOUT ALL THAT REMAINS

Since their formation in Massachusetts during 1998, All That Remains have built an undeniable legacy upheld by airtight songcraft, knifepoint precise metallic instrumentation, and stadium-size hard rock hooks. As a result, they've outlasted trials, tribulations, and trends to stand tall as as one of this century's most consistent purveyors of heavy music with a bulletproof canon of arena-worthy anthems. All That Remains' discography is highlighted by success at Active Rock including radio hits in the top 10 such as "Two Weeks," "What If I Was Nothing," and their first number one "Stand Up,". Averaging 1 million monthly listeners on Spotify (an unprecedented feat for a metal band in any era), while cumulative sales eclipse 1 million albums worldwide. Not to mention, they've earned five consecutive Top 10 debuts on the Billboard Top Rock Albums Chart and four in the Top 5. Most recently, 2017's Madness spawned the smash cover of Garth Brooks' "The Thunder Rolls," which trended on VEVO and generated 21 million plus total views and 8 million Spotify streams in under a year's time. In addition to packing houses as a headliner, they've practically burned down festival stages everywhere from Rock on the Range to Welcome to Rockville. In 2018, the band perfected their patented pummeling by wasting no time or energy at all on their ninth full-length album, Victim of the New Disease[Razor & Tie].

ABOUT TOOTHGRINDER

When nothing is off limits, you can reach your full potential. Toothgrinder realized this fact while making their 2017 full-length, Phantom Amour (Spinefarm Records). While retaining the slippery schizophrenic spirit that turned them into a critical favorite on 2016's Nocturnal Masquerade, the New Jersey quintet - Justin Matthews [vocals], Jason Goss [guitar], Matt Arensdorf [bass], Wills Weller [drums], & Johnuel Hasney [guitar] dramatically augmented their unpredictable creative palette through expanding the grasp on melody, incorporating cinematic electronic flourishes, and even going acoustic, to name a few evolutions. As hypnotic as they are heavy, these thirteen tracks signify "progress" through and through. "Everybody calls us 'a progressive metal band,' but I think the most progressive thing you can do is surprise your audience and keep yourself happy,"says Wills. "I feel like that's exactly what we're doing here. From jazz and classic rock to metal and experimental, everybody brings different flavors to the table. Then, we pour them into the same pot. That's Toothgrinder in a nutshell." It's also why the band quietly made a palpable impact with Nocturnal Masquerade. As Revolver dubbed them "A Band to Watch," it earned acclaim from AXS, Metalsucks, New Noise, Metal Hammer, The Aquarian and more as the single "Diamonds for Gold" [feat. Spencer Sotelo of Periphery] generated over 300K YouTube/VEVO views and "Blue" cracked 384K Spotify streams.

DISEASE OF THE ANIMA TOUR DATES

w/Bad Omens, Toothgrinder, and Uncured

September 15 - New York, NY - Webster Hall

September 17 - Greenville SC - The Firmament

September 18 - Knoxville, TN - Jackson Terminal

September 19 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade

September 20 - Dothan, AL - The Plant

September 21 - Mobile, AL - Soul Kitchen

September 23 - Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey Live

September 24 - Houston, TX - White Oak Music

September 27 - Phoenix, AZ - The Pressroom

September 28 - Las Vegas, NV - Hard Rock Live*

September 30 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues*

October 1 - Los Angeles, CA - The Regent Theater*

October 2 - Berkley, CA - The UC Theatre

October 3 - Sacramento, CA - Ace Of Spades

October 5 - Spokane, WA - The Knitting Factory*

October 6 - Calgary, AB - Palace Theatre

October 7 - Edmonton, AB - Starlite Room

October 9 - Winnipeg, MB - Park Theatre

October 10 - Minot, ND - The 'O' Riginal Bar

w/Bad Omens, Eximious, and Uncured

October 11 - Minneapolis, MN - The Cabooze

October 12 - Columbia, MO - The Blue Note

October 13 - Milwaukee, WI - The Rave II

October 15 - Cincinnati, OH - Riverfront Live

October 16 - Chicago, IL - House Of Blues*

October 17 - Cleveland, OH - House Of Blues

October 18 - Toronto, ON - Opera House

October 19 - Baltimore, MD - Ram's Head Live

*no Bad Omens

THE HU TO RELEASE MUCH-ANTICIPATED DEBUT ALBUM 'THE GEREG' SEPTEMBER 13 ON E7M (ELEVEN SEVEN MUSIC)

THE MONGOLIAN ROCK BAND AND WORLDWIDE ONLINE SENSATION SET TO HEADLINE THREE-MONTH NORTH AMERICAN TOUR SEPTEMBER 11- DECEMBER 7

*TWO SINGLES DEBUTED AT #1 AND #2 GLOBALLY ON iTUNES    *34 MILLION YOUTUBE HITS*    *SOLD-OUT TOUR IN EUROPE AND UK*    "When we do this, we try to spiritually express this beautiful thing about Mongolian music. We think we will talk to everyone's soul though our music."  -  Temka , band member   "The Hu is the first act since Bad Wolves in February 2018 to top Hard Rock Digital Song Sales with its first charting song." -   Billboard   Get ready for  THE HU , a band that are unlike any other rock band in the world.  The Mongolian rock band and worldwide online sensation bringing eastern traditions to western rock will release their debut album,  THE GEREG , September 13  on  E7M  ( Eleven Seven Music ) and headline a three-month North American  tour  September 11-December 7 . Tickets go on sale to the general public on  Friday, July 19 at 10 AM Local Time at   www.thehuofficial.com      Coming off a  sold-out   23-date European summer tour throughout June and July , including  six UK dates , the four-piece band combines traditional Mongolian instruments with modern American hard rock to create their own style of music they call  "hunnu rock,"  which derives from  "HU,"  the Mongolian root word for human beings. This unique sound blends heavy rock elements with traditional Mongolian guttural throat singing, accentuated by lyrics reflecting old Mongolian war cries and poetry. The word  "gereg"  in their debut album's title was used as the first diplomatic "password" by the Mongol empire during the time of Genghis Khan.  You can watch the band's EPK  HERE .   THE HU  was founded in 2016 in  Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia  by their producer Dashka , along with band members  Gala, Jaya, Temka , and  Enkush . Together they create rock music with traditional Mongolian instrumentation such as the Morin Khuur (horsehead fiddle), Tovshuur (Mongolian guitar), Tumur Khuur (jaw harp), guttural throat singing built around the pillars of heavy rock: distorted guitars, bombastic drums, and aggressive rhythms.  THE HU  became an online sensation when they released music videos for " Wolf Totem " and " Yuve Yuve Yu " in December 2018, racking up a combined  34 million  views to date. They re-released the singles on March 29, generating incredible global recognition across the globe. The track  "Wolf Totem"  reached  Top 5 on the iTunes Rock Chart and achieved the  #1 position in 19 different countries , while  "Yuve Yuve Yu" reached  #2 on the iTunes Rock Chart in 11 different countries.  Both tracks are available digitally  HERE .  In April, the band were offered  Official Mongolian Ambassador to the World by the Minister of Foreign Affairs in Mongolia, while he congratulated them on their success.  The band's inaugural performance as  The HU  was in  June 2019  in their hometown, followed by their first headlining European and UK tour this past June and July. The band also debuted this summer on several major festivals including in  Download Festival, Rock Am Park  and more. On stage the foursome  expands to an eight-piece group  to create an enveloping wall of sound.  "We couldn't be more excited to join the amazing team at E7M," says  THE HU about their signing to  E7M  ( Eleven Seven Music) , home to Mötley Crüe, Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach and Nothing More. "The passion they have for The HU can be felt from New York to Mongolia and we're excited to do great things together."   Eleven Seven's COO Steve Kline  said about the signing, "Eleven Seven is continuously searching for unique and talented artists. The Hu's mix of traditional Mongolian instrumentation and original brand of rock is unlike any other band. From first listen, we were immediately blown away. The Hu are about to take the world by storm, and we could not be more excited to welcome them to the Eleven Seven family!"

*TWO SINGLES DEBUTED AT #1 AND #2 GLOBALLY ON iTUNES

*34 MILLION YOUTUBE HITS*

*SOLD-OUT TOUR IN EUROPE AND UK*

"When we do this, we try to spiritually express this beautiful thing about Mongolian music. We think we will talk to everyone's soul though our music." - Temka, band member

"The Hu is the first act since Bad Wolves in February 2018 to top Hard Rock Digital Song Sales with its first charting song." - Billboard

Get ready for THE HU, a band that are unlike any other rock band in the world.

The Mongolian rock band and worldwide online sensation bringing eastern traditions to western rock will release their debut album, THE GEREG,September 13 on E7M (Eleven Seven Music) and headline a three-monthNorth American tour September 11-December 7. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, July 19 at 10 AM Local Timeat www.thehuofficial.com

Coming off a sold-out 23-date European summer tour throughout June and July, including six UK dates, the four-piece band combines traditional Mongolian instruments with modern American hard rock to create their own style of music they call "hunnu rock," which derives from "HU," the Mongolian root word for human beings. This unique sound blends heavy rock elements with traditional Mongolian guttural throat singing, accentuated by lyrics reflecting old Mongolian war cries and poetry. The word "gereg" in their debut album's title was used as the first diplomatic "password" by the Mongol empire during the time of Genghis Khan.

You can watch the band's EPK HERE.

THE HU was founded in 2016 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia by their producerDashka, along with band members Gala, Jaya, Temka, and Enkush. Together they create rock music with traditional Mongolian instrumentation such as the Morin Khuur (horsehead fiddle), Tovshuur (Mongolian guitar), Tumur Khuur (jaw harp), guttural throat singing built around the pillars of heavy rock: distorted guitars, bombastic drums, and aggressive rhythms. THE HU became an online sensation when they released music videos for "Wolf Totem" and "Yuve Yuve Yu" in December 2018, racking up a combined 34 million views to date. They re-released the singles on March 29, generating incredible global recognition across the globe. The track "Wolf Totem" reached Top 5 on the iTunes Rock Chartand achieved the #1 position in 19 different countries, while "Yuve Yuve Yu"reached #2 on the iTunes Rock Chart in 11 different countries. Both tracks are available digitally HERE.

In April, the band were offered Official Mongolian Ambassador to the Worldby the Minister of Foreign Affairs in Mongolia, while he congratulated them on their success.

The band's inaugural performance as The HU was in June 2019 in their hometown, followed by their first headlining European and UK tour this past June and July. The band also debuted this summer on several major festivals including in Download Festival, Rock Am Park and more. On stage the foursome expands to an eight-piece group to create an enveloping wall of sound.

"We couldn't be more excited to join the amazing team at E7M," says THE HUabout their signing to E7M (Eleven Seven Music), home to Mötley Crüe, Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach and Nothing More. "The passion they have for The HU can be felt from New York to Mongolia and we're excited to do great things together."

Eleven Seven's COO Steve Kline said about the signing, "Eleven Seven is continuously searching for unique and talented artists. The Hu's mix of traditional Mongolian instrumentation and original brand of rock is unlike any other band. From first listen, we were immediately blown away. The Hu are about to take the world by storm, and we could not be more excited to welcome them to the Eleven Seven family!"

For more information on THE HU, visit:    WEBSITE  //  FACEBOOK  //  INSTAGRAM  //  TWITTER  //  YOUTUBE

For more information on THE HU, visit:

WEBSITE // FACEBOOK // INSTAGRAM // TWITTER // YOUTUBE


GOTHIC ROCK ACT, THE AWAKENING, DEBUTS NEW VIDEO FOR “ABOUT YOU”

*NEW ALBUM, CHASM, OUT NOW!*

Revered South African born gothic-rock act  THE AWAKENING  has partnered with  Post-Punk.com  today, for an exclusive reveal of its new music video for the fan-favorite track, “ About You .” The single, is found on the act’s latest album,   Chasm  , that’s available now from  Intervention Arts . Watch below.   WATCH THE MUSIC VIDEO FOR “ABOUT YOU” NOW @    POST-PUNK.COM   :    https://bit.ly/2LnfXR6     “   ”About You”    is one of the most personal songs on the album, ” says  THE AWAKENING’s  songwriter and vocalist  Ashton Nyte .  “I wrote the lyrics many years ago, after losing someone very close to me. I think the pain of loss is something many people can sadly relate to.”   The video comes several months after the release of the album   Chasm  .  Nyte  explains that this was not by design, but a case of life diverting his energies. Since the album’s release Nyte has worked with composer  Ethan Gold  on the film score for “ Relive ” which premiered at the  Sundance Film Festival  in January. He has also continued his involvement with  Beauty In Chaos  who have just released their new album in June 2019.   “The months leading up to and following Chasm have been some of the busiest of my life,”  says  Nyte .  “Unfortunately, I have also had to take a lot of time off for health reasons. I guess it does all catch up with you. Thankfully,    THE AWAKENING    is back and work has just started on the second video for    Chasm   , which I am excited about. The fans waited so long for    Chasm   , I feel we do owe them a few music videos at the very least!”   The “ About You ” video was directed and edited by Nyte. Clothing design by Rose Mortem of The Awakening, who is also featured in the video.  Commenting on the visuals of the new video,  Nyte  says,  “I really wanted to capture the spirit and emotional depth of the song with the video. I was looking for something cinematic and beautiful, beyond the realm of traditional performance-style video.”   Now based in the USA,  THE AWAKENING  is a dark musical project originally from South Africa, founded by singer, songwriter and producer  Ashton Nyte . The act has released 9 albums to date, along with  Nyte's  7 solo albums. He has also contributed lyrics and vocals to recent releases by  MGT  (Peter Murphy, The Mission) as well to  Michael Ciravolo’s Beauty In Chaos  project, which features members of The Cure, The Mission, Ministry and many more.   PURCHASE/STREAM  CHASM  @    www.theawakening.com/chasm     For More Information:    https://www.theawakening.com    https://www.facebook.com/theawakeningofficial/    https://www.instagram.com/theawakeningofficial/    https://twitter.com/ashtonnyte    https://www.youtube.com/theawakeningsa

Revered South African born gothic-rock act THE AWAKENING has partnered with Post-Punk.com today, for an exclusive reveal of its new music video for the fan-favorite track, “About You.” The single, is found on the act’s latest album, Chasm, that’s available now from Intervention Arts. Watch below.

WATCH THE MUSIC VIDEO FOR “ABOUT YOU” NOW @ POST-PUNK.COM: https://bit.ly/2LnfXR6

”About You” is one of the most personal songs on the album,” says THE AWAKENING’s songwriter and vocalist Ashton Nyte. “I wrote the lyrics many years ago, after losing someone very close to me. I think the pain of loss is something many people can sadly relate to.”

The video comes several months after the release of the album Chasm. Nyte explains that this was not by design, but a case of life diverting his energies. Since the album’s release Nyte has worked with composer Ethan Gold on the film score for “Relive” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January. He has also continued his involvement with Beauty In Chaos who have just released their new album in June 2019.

“The months leading up to and following Chasm have been some of the busiest of my life,” says Nyte. “Unfortunately, I have also had to take a lot of time off for health reasons. I guess it does all catch up with you. Thankfully, THE AWAKENING is back and work has just started on the second video for Chasm, which I am excited about. The fans waited so long for Chasm, I feel we do owe them a few music videos at the very least!”

The “About You” video was directed and edited by Nyte. Clothing design by Rose Mortem of The Awakening, who is also featured in the video.

Commenting on the visuals of the new video, Nyte says, “I really wanted to capture the spirit and emotional depth of the song with the video. I was looking for something cinematic and beautiful, beyond the realm of traditional performance-style video.”

Now based in the USA, THE AWAKENING is a dark musical project originally from South Africa, founded by singer, songwriter and producer Ashton Nyte. The act has released 9 albums to date, along with Nyte's 7 solo albums. He has also contributed lyrics and vocals to recent releases by MGT (Peter Murphy, The Mission) as well to Michael Ciravolo’s Beauty In Chaos project, which features members of The Cure, The Mission, Ministry and many more.

PURCHASE/STREAM CHASM @ www.theawakening.com/chasm

For More Information:

https://www.theawakening.com

https://www.facebook.com/theawakeningofficial/

https://www.instagram.com/theawakeningofficial/

https://twitter.com/ashtonnyte

https://www.youtube.com/theawakeningsa