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Below is our complete The Black Dahlia Murder news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.
Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.
Broken Hope has finished all recording work on upcoming 6th studio album, "Omen of Disease," and one of the many surprises that this album offers is a special guest appearance by Trevor Strnad of The Black Dahlia Murder on the track "Rendered Into Lard."
Trevor Strnad comments: "I am beyond excited to be involved in the rebirth of this legendary Death Metal monster. BROKEN HOPE has been one of my favorite bands since I was a young metalhead, it's an absolute honor and pleasure to be a small piece of the action! The best part is that my contribution allowed me to hear a new song before everyone else, and I can proudly say this: They're baaaacccckkk!!!!"
Broken Hope has also tapped James Murphy (Death, Testament, etc.) to mix and master "Omen of Disease" at Murphy's studio, Safehouse Production. Broken Hope's Shaun Glass comments: More...
PitCam.tv has posted a new "Behind the Ink" episode with Trevor Strnad from The Black Dahlia Murder discussing his tattoos. Check out the clip below.
The Black Dahlia Murder's new album "Everblack" is due out June 7th (G/A/S), June 10th (EU) and June 11th (North America) via Metal Blade Records.
Michigan metal act The Black Dahlia Murder is streaming the new track "Into The Everblack." The song appears on the band's forthcoming LP "Everblack," which is due out June 7th (G/A/S), June 10th (EU) and June 11th (North America) via Metal Blade Records. The album marks the first release to feature new bassist Max Lavelle (Ex-Lecherous) and new drummer Alan Cassidy (Cryptic Abuse/Unbodied).
The track listing for "Everblack" is:
1. In Hell Is Where She Waits for Me
2. Goat of Departure
3. Into the Everblack
4. Raped in Hatred by Vines of Thorn
5. Phantom Limb Masturbation
7. Blood Mine
8. Every Rope a Noose
9. Their Beloved Absentee
10. Map of Scars More...
Italian death metallers Hour Of Penance will continue to spread their blasphemous verses throughout Europe in the coming weeks whilst touring with brutal legends Cannibal Corpse, DevilDriver, and The Black Dahlia Murder.
The tour will kick off in Finland in just over two weeks and reach its final destination of Glasgow, U.K. one month later. Full dates are listed below.
The members of Hour of Penance are no strangers to two of the three groups with whom they'll be performing, having toured America with The Black Dahlia Murder last spring before supporting Cannibal Corpse on a fall U.S. tour. A five-minute video recap of the latter tour -- which also featured Misery Index -- can be seen below. More...
Detroit Michigan's The Black Dahlia Murder will be hitting the road this coming summer as a part of the annual Van's Warped Tour. Vocalist Trevor Strnad comments:
"We in The Black Dahlia Murder look forward to seeing you and your friend's fancy haircuts this summer at the Van's Warped Tour. I think it's safe to say that all of us in TBDM have attended this tour at various points and have fond memories of this great American punk rock freak show. This time, we shall be the freaks… the sore thumb poking at your eyeball. We are proud to be the fastest, craziest, and most evil band that has ever played Warped Tour… hundreds of bands will enter, one band will leave. Us. We will emerge from the rubble like the giant cockroach men we are. See ya this summer… let's get warped!"
New acts are being announced every Friday so keep an eye on the official Van's Warped Tour site for further updates. The 2013 Van's Warped Tour will kick off on Saturday, June 15th in Auburn, WA at the White River Amphitheatre and wraps up on August 4th in Houston, TX at Reliant Center Parking Lot. More...
The Black Dahlia Murder fans can look forward to the limited vinyl repressing of current release, "Ritual" (reviewed here), available as glow-in-the-dark vinyl along with the band's 2007 release "Nocturnal," which is being made available for the first time on vinyl and will be in transparent blue. Both items will be available exclusively from the Metal Blade Records store here starting this January. More...
Machine Head has been forced to exit their current North American tour with Dethklok, All That Remains and Black Dahlia Murder due to matters completely beyond their control.
Frontman Robb Flynn must have emergency surgery. Flynn had planned to go under the knife in January after completing the tour as he has been playing through the pain of a double inguinal hernia since the tour started in October. He had hoped to continue the tour despite extreme discomfort, but it's become too difficult to continue on. Flynn will undergo surgery tomorrow, Wednesday, November 14 in Minneapolis before returning home to California to recover, rest and recuperate. Machine Head will rejoin the tour in Portland, OR.
Machine Head extends its regrets to fans, the other bands, and the other crews for having to leave the tour prematurely.
Below is Flynn’s statement about his health and the tour: More...
A new video statement has been posted online by drummer Shannon Lucas in regard to his absence from recent The Black Dahlia Murder performances. Check out the video clip below in which Shannon announces he has left the band and comments on his upcoming musical projects.
Detroit Michigan's The Black Dahlia Murder will be hitting the road this fall marking the band's first full U.S. tour since a spring headline run with Nile and Skeletonwitch. This time around The Black Dahlia Murder will be supporting Dethklok, the band from the Adult Swim Metalocalypse animated series, Machine Head, and All That Remains. The Dethklok North American tour kicks off on October 30th in Norfolk, VA and wraps up in Atlanta, GA on December 8. For ticket information, please visit this location.
Vocalist Trevor Strnad comments: "The rumors are true… the cat is out of the bag and we FINALLY get to talk about this amazing tour this fall… the excitement was almost too much to handle! We in TBDM are completely honored to be a part of this monstrous tour… we want to extend our thanks to Mr. Brendan Small for having us aboard. We'll do our best to impress the legions of ravenous Dethklok fans. Metalheads: See you this fall!" More...
At Metallica's Orion Fest, Metal Injection asked members of The Black Dahlia Murder, Kyng, Baroness, Black Tusk, Red Fang, Charred Walls of the Damned, Liturgy, Thy Will Be Done, Landmine Marathon, and Don Jamison if they could collaborate with any artist outside of their genre, in the vein of Metallica's collaboration with Lou Reed on Lulu, who would it be?
The Metal Injection team was on hand at the Orion Fest, and with the Independence Day holiday today in the United States, they asked members of Red Fang, The Sword, Black Tusk, The Black Dahlia Murder, Baroness, Charred Walls of the Damned, Kyng, Landmine Marathon, Thy Will Be Done and Don Jamison about the most metal way to celebrate America's birthday. Check out the video clip below or over at Metal Injection here. More...
Metalinjection.com has posted a new video in the "Ask the Artist" series online, asking bands the question of "what is your favorite munchie while touring?"
Check out the answers from members of The Black Dahlia Murder, Oceano, Skeletonwitch, God Forbid, All Shall Perish, Fit For An Autopsy, Obey The Brave, The Acacia Strain, Last Chance To Reason, The Contortionist, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Holy Grail, Suidakra, Periphery, iwrestledabearonce, Hung, Overkill and Unearth at this location or in the player below. More...
Finnish pagan metal outfit Moonsorrow and German power metal group Freedom Call have been confrmed as the latest two bands to take part in this years edition of the British metal festival, Bloodstock Open Air, which will take place at Catton Hall in Walton On Trent, Derbyshire from August 10th-12th.
Speaking on the confirmation, Moonsorrow stated: "We are truly excited to take part in Bloodstock Festival 2012. It's been way too long since we played on the British soil in 2008 and we know that lately there has been a huge demand for Moonsorrow to play in the UK. So, all our loyal fans in the UK, we want to see a massive crowd of insane berserks during our set. Don't let us down because we promise we don't let you down, cheers!"
Freedom Call added: "The Bloodstock Festival is the pulsating heart of Heavy Metal...a great audience, which knows exactly to revel."
The lineup for the festival is now as follows: More...
Trevor Strnad of The Black Dahlia Murder has issued the following announcement about the band's bassist situation:
"Well kids, enough with all the secrets… it's about time we in The Black Dahlia Murder clue you fans in and tell all about our recent hush hush bassist situation… I'm sure some of you who have seen us on tour in the last months have grown curious as to who this mystery man bass extraordinaire could be and have wondered what long time bassist Ryan 'Bart' Williams could be up to. After months of tip-toeing around it, we've decided to break the silence and let you guys know the truth.
"After six long, grueling years of relentless back-to-back touring, Ryan Williams has decided to step down from his full time position in The Black Dahlia Murder to pursue a career in recording (please stop and check out his new gig here). Although the remaining members are indeed saddened by his decision, the good news is that Ryan will still be involved in the band in many ways, from continued contributions of songwriting (Ryan wrote those sick Robocop riffs in 'Malenchantments Of The Necrosphere,' amongst several others, mind you) to overseeing and co-producing future BDM recordings. As you will clearly see by the statements of all parties involved, the change is completely amicable, and the love and brotherhood we've shared with Ryan over the years remains untarnished. We wish him the absolute best of luck with Augmented Audio and all of his future endeavors.
"Max Lavelle was literally the first idea of a replacement for Ryan, we had toured alongside him when he was playing with Despised Icon a few different times and had the chance to become pretty good friends with the guy as well as be allowed the chance to see him perform live many times. Max is a diehard metal head, a great bassist, a monstrous live presence and a welcome shot of energy into the bloodstream of this band. His enthusiasm for forwarding the whole is inspiring and exactly what we need at this point in time." More...
The Age Of Metal caught up with Trevor Strnad and Ryan Knight from The Black Dahlia Murder during a tour stop in Arizona. During the video interview available below, they talk about new album "Ritual" (reviewed here) and more.
Victory recording artists Emmure will join the already-stacked lineup of the 14th Annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival on Sunday, April 22nd.
"We couldn't be more excited and grateful to be a part of this year's NEMHF," said vocalist Frankie Palmeri. "Some of my favorite bands are playing and I think this is the best line up it's had in years."
Emmure will join a lineup of more than 75 bands, from Billboard-charting artists and festival veterans to new acts and future stars of the genre, as the 14th Annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival takes over the Palladium in Worcester, Mass., the weekend of April 20th through April 22nd.
A camera crew will be on hand this year to document the show for an upcoming film focusing on the history of the festival, behind the scenes footage and the development of the show. The documentary will be produced by Manny Santiago from Crimson Media and sponsored by Shook Clothing. More...
Ghostfest 2012 completes its monstrous line up with the addition of Your Demise, Bleed From Within, Heart Of A Coward, Demoraliser, Grader, Breaking Point, Crossbreaker, Pay No Respect, Odessa, Villa Rise, Rivers, Empires Fade, Carcer City Steak Number 8, and Red Seas Fire.
They join Emmure, Bury Tomorrow, The Black Dahlia Murder, 24 more bands and 2700 metal fans at Leeds University Students Union on June 30th/July 1st. Tickets cost £35 Weekend / £25 Single day, and are available at this location. The full lineup is as follows: More...
The Black Dahlia Murder will renew the band's campaign across North America on May 11th in Madison, WI. The Canadian Ritual Tour will criss-cross Canada in its entirety before ending in the group's hometown of Detroit, MI on June 2nd. Support on the tour will come from Canada's own Fuck the Facts and Exhumed. The entire confirmed listing of dates can be seen below.
The Black Dahlia Murder's video for Moonlight Equilibrium is now live at this location. The video is a David Brodsky directed nod to old-school horror films with a much more graphic approach. The band's upcoming tour dates are as follows:
Tour w/ Nile, Skeletonwitch, Hour of Penance
03/24 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection
03/25 Milwaukee, WI Eagles Club
03/26 Minneapolis, MN Station 4
03/27 Chicago, IL Bottom Lounge
03/29 Denver, CO Marquis Theatre
03/30 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex
03/31 Las Vegas, NV Extreme Thing (BDM only)
04/02 Seattle, WA El Corazon
04/03 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theater
04/04 San Francisco, CA Slims
04/05 Los Angeles, CA House of Blues
04/06 Phoenix, AZ Nile Theater
04/07 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater
04/09 Dallas, TX Prophet Bar
04/10 San Antonio, TX White Rabbit
04/11 Houston, TX Warehouse Live
04/13 Atlanta, GA Masquerade
04/14 Cincinnati, OH Bogarts (Death on the Vine w/ Cannibal Corpse, Exhumed)
04/15 Toledo, OH Jamboree Festival (BDM Only)
04/17 Baltimore, MD Rams Head Live
04/18 Philadelphia, PA Theater of the Living Arts
04/19 New York, NY Irving Plaza
04/20 Worcester, MA New England Metal Fest @ The Palladium More...
The New England Metal And Hardcore Festival 14 has announced the line-up for all three days of the event, which will occur from April 20-22nd at the Worcester Palladium. This is the longest running festival in the U.S., and the acts scheduled for each of the days follow below. More acts are being confirmed for this 14th annual festival as we speak. For ticket information head over to the festival's website.
FRIDAY, APRIL 20th:
The Black Dahlia Murder
The Acacia Strain
All Shall Perish
Conducting From The Grave
Fit For An Autopsy
Hour Of Penance
Legion and Relentless More...
Canadian metal/hardcore band Obey The Brave will make its U.S. debut at the 14th Annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival on Friday, April 20th.
The new band features former members of Century Media recording artists Despised Icon and Mediaskare's Blind Witness.
"Some of my favorite touring memories took place at the Palladium," said vocalist Alex Erian. "So stoked to be back and can't wait to play Obey The Braves' first US show ever at the NEMHF. Shit's about to get real, fellas."
Obey The Brave is managed by Good Fight Entertainment and is now working on its debut album for a label to be announced.
The 14th Annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will take place Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22 at the Palladium in Worcester, Mass. More...