The Decibel Magazine Tour has established itself as the extreme music destination of the spring, bringing metalheads a thoughtfully curated lineup that celebrates the genre's proud and diverse global legacy. The fourth installment is no different, as Swedish melodeath legends AT THE GATES join forces with U.S. hardcore heroes CONVERGE and U.K. death/doom supergroup VALLENFYRE, with yet one more very special opener to be announced this December.
Six-headed Australian death machine AVERSIONS CROWN have released the official video for their new album track “Vectors” on the official Nuclear Blast YouTube channel. The video can be viewed right here.
Death metal legends MALEVOLENT CREATION have signed a worldwide deal with Century Media Records! Currently working on their upcoming 12th full-length, the band will unleash this new album in 2015 and tour the world in support of it.
Pomona, California's unstoppable XIBALBA has completed tracking their third LP, and are wrapping up the final elements in order to unleash their most monstrous recordings yet in early 2015, once again through Southern Lord Recordings.
Detroit, Michigan's Battlecross are heading back out on the road this November and December. The band had previously been scheduled to perform on the recently cancelled Machine Head tour, and will now headline the US instead! Joining Battlecross on their winter romp are Wretched and War of Ages. The tour begins on November 26 in Grand Rapids, MI, and draws to a conclusion in Worcester, MA at the Palladium.
Swedish black metal tyrants WATAIN will be making their return to North American soil this winter, kicking off a co-headlining tour with MAYHEM in January. The trek also features REVENGE as support, making this a must-see bill! Check here for dates.
Pennsylvania's CODE ORANGE have announced a string of headline shows in the United Kingdom and support shows with the legendary AT THE GATES this coming December. This tour will follow Code Orange's headline Japanese tour in November, which will mark their first time in the territory.
Richmond, VA based death metal powerhouse CANNABIS CORPSE have announced a headlining North American tour. The New Noise Magazine/Metal Underground.com/JSR Merchandise - sponsored tour begins November 28 in Wilmington, NC and will run for a month. Support on all dates comes from MAMMOTH GRINDER, INANIMATE EXISTENCE, as well as soon to be announced, special regional guests.
When King Diamond’s North American tour was announced early this summer, I was immediately excited. I’ve long been a Mercyful Fate/King Diamond fan so the opportunity to finally see the King in action was a godsend.
Turnstile have completed recording their debut full length with Brian McTernan at Salad Days Studio in Baltimore and set a January 13th as a release date. The record will be released via Reaper Records shortly after an East coast tour with Madball and a day before a European tour with Sick Of It All.
Currently in "writing-mode" for their sophomore album, New Hampshire's VATTNET VISKAR is ready to kick off their North American tour next week with PALLBEARER and TOMBS! Check here for all upcoming dates.
Schammasch have released a video for their song "Golden Light" from their awesome record, Contradiction, released earlier this year via Prosthetic Records. Do yourself a favor and take some time to check out the song/video here.
A 2xCD collection of King Diamond songs, newly enhanced into ultimate editions by King Diamond and Andy LaRocque themselves, will be released by Metal Blade Records next month.