Tour Announcements

SUFFOCATION ADDED TO HOUSECORE HORROR FILM FESTIVAL LINEUP

After receiving a personal invitation from Housecore Horror Film Festival organizer Philip Anselmo, New York death metal legends Suffocation have confirmed their participation in the festival. The band had been touring in Europe when Anselmo contacted them and they accepted his offer as soon as they were home. Good freaking call! The Housecore Horror Film Festival runs from October 25

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DOWNFALL OF GAIA TOURING THE U.S. THIS SUMMER

Photo credit: Danny Blase. Two months from now, doom metallers Downfall Of Gaia will tour the United States with NYC Tri-State area favorites Black Table! The tour kicks off on August 16 in Wallingford, CT and takes the two bands from coast to coast. There are still dates to be announced, so don’t egt too bent out of shape if

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TURISAS COMPLETE WORK ON NEW ALBUM

Photo credit: Stephanie Cabral Photography. According to an announcement on their Facebook page, Turisas’s upcoming album is done! The band announced the album’s completion with a screenshot of the finished tracks: The still-unnamed album was recorded at 5by5 Studio in Helsinki, Finland, and little else is known about it. So far, the band has been keeping mum about album details,

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BIOHAZARD PRESENTS, INFECTION APPROACHING US TOUR

The first show I ever attended in New York City was The Offspring back when they were still somewhat listenable (don’t tell my metal friends, I was 15, don’t judge me!). My second show was Biohazard. Since then I’ve seen them many times and without question they are a group that has gone further than redefining a genre. They have

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W.A.S.P. AND OVERKILL CANCEL GRASPOP 2013 APPEARANCES

According to a news item on the official Graspop Metal Meeting website made earlier today, W.A.S.P. and Overkill have dropped off of the festival’s roster. Blackie Lawless, W.A.S.P.’s frontman, was involved in a car crash and suffered a broken leg, causing the band to withdraw. Here’s the band’s official statement: Blackie Lawless was injured in a vehicle related accident that

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AMON AMARTH PREMIERES FIRST PART OF MINI DOCUMENTARY

Viking metal veterans Amon Amarth have debuted the first part of their three-part mini-documentary, Forging Mjölnir, on the Deceiver Of The Gods official landing page. The doc, directed by Luke Daley, will include commentary by lead singer Johan Hegg and guitarist Ted Lundström on the mythological themes on Amon Amarth’s upcoming album, as well as Norse artwork and nature footage.

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JORIS DEN BOGHTDRINCKER PARTS WAYS WITH HEIDEVOLK

Just two weeks after Heidevolk’s first North American tour, Joris den Boghtdrincker has announced his departure from the band. He made an official statement earlier today, which can also be found on Heidevolk’s official website: After ten great years with Heidevolk, new horizons are beckoning me and I feel it is time for a change. I want to thank all

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HOLY GRAIL’S “RIDE THE VOID” VIDEO PREMIERES

To cap off their highly successful Metal Alliance tour with Anthrax, Exodus, High On Fire, and Municipal Waste, Los Angeles area thrashers Holy Grail have released their new video for “Ride The Void.” “Ride The Void” is the title track from their sophomore album, which came out earlier this year. Allow yourself the honor of having your head thrashed off

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2013 ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL LINEUP ANNOUNCED!

After weeks and weeks of rumors, and supposed leaks, the lineup for the 2013 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival is finally revealed! So who’s on it!? HERE YOU GO! Main Stage: Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon and Amon Amarth Side Stages: Machine Head, Children Of Bodom, Behemoth, Job For A Cowboy, Emmure, Born of Osiris, Motionless In White,

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QUEENSRYCHE INK NEW RECORD DEAL WITH CENTURY MEDIA

Holy shit, Queensrÿche is old! Just look how light their cyber presence is at the end of this article. But they’ve signed a brand new deal with the bold and diverse Century Media Records and will debut the work of the band’s newest line-up on June 11, 2013. The only song I ever knew from these guys was “Silent Lucidity”,

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TURISAS COMPLETE WORK ON NEW ALBUM

Photo credit: Stephanie Cabral Photography. According to an announcement on their Facebook page, Turisas’s upcoming album is done! The band announced the album’s completion with