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Below is our complete Within The Ruins 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.

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Within The Ruins Premieres New Song

Within The Ruins premieres a new song entitled "Objective Reality", taken from the upcoming new album "Halfway Human", which comes out on March 3rd via eOne.

Check out now "Objective Reality" below.

Catch Within the Ruins on tour with Born of Osiris and Volumes right now: More...

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Within The Ruins Comments On Missing Show

Within The Ruins is gearing up to release "Halfway Human" via eOne Music / Good Fight Music this coming March 3rd, 2017.

Ahead of that release, the band has been on the road, but recently broke down and had to miss a show. The group comments:

"Seattle we apologize for missing the show tonight! After breaking down in the middle of Wyoming days ago, U-Hauling it to the SLC show and back here for our van yesterday, were still stuck in the winter storm.

"Highways have been closed down all day. This is totally out of our control. We will be back soon this year to make it up to you all! Support all of the other awesome bands on the New Reign tour tonight! See you soon."

Full details on remaining dates for the tour can be found at this location. More...

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Within The Ruins Reveals "Halfway Human"

Within The Ruins is gearing up to release "Halfway Human" via eOne Music / Good Fight Music this coming March 3rd, 2017. The track listing and artwork can be seen below, while eOne comments:

"'Halfway Human' is a super-strength strike against complacency and conformity. Vocalist Tim Goergen, bassist/clean vocalist Paolo Galang and the band’s cofounders - guitarist/producer Joe Cocchi and drummer Kevin 'Drummer' McGuill – cast aside any fear of how Within The Ruins may be perceived by let their creative impulses takeover.

"Within The Ruins sound raw, reenergized and angry, with a deliciously dark sarcastic bite and attitude. They’ve jettisoned the more sterile clinician approach prevalent in the genre, having already taken the perfected super produced sound past its limits before."

1. Shape-Shifter
2. Death of the Rockstar (streaming here)
3. Beautiful Agony (watch the video)
4. Incomplete Harmony
5. Bittersweet
6. Objective Reality
7. Absolution
8. Ivory Tower
9. Sky Splitter
10. Ataxia IV
11. Treadstone More...

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Boris The Blade: Pre-Release Full-Album Streaming

Melbourne’s Boris The Blade debuts the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Warpath", which will be release this Friday, January 27th through Siege Music. The new releasem features various guest appearances, including returning Thy Art Is Murder frontman CJ McMahon on "Misery", Carnifex vocalist Scott Ian Lewis on "Omens" and Within The Ruins vocalist Tim Goergen on "Elixir".

Check out now "Warpath" in its entirety below.

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Within The Ruins Releases "Beautiful Agony" Video

Massachusetts metal outfit Within The Ruins just debuted a new music video today for "Beautiful Agony," which can be seen below.

“It has a darker vibe than most of our previous material and this video totally conveys that,” says guitarist Joe Cocchi.

Directed by Justin Reich, this is the first music video being released from the forthcoming LP "Halfway Human."

"Beautiful Agony" and the previously released "Death Of The Rockstar" are available on all major streaming services and will be offered as an iTunes instant gratification tracks when pre-ordering. More...

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Boris The Blade Premieres New Song "Misery"

Melbourne’s Boris The Blade premieres a new song entitled "Misery", taken from the upcoming new album "Warpath", which will be out in stores January 27th through Siege Music. The new track features a guest turn from ex-Thy Art Is Murder frontman CJ McMahon. The release will also feature guest turns from Within The Ruins and Carnifex‘s frontmen as well.

Check out now "Misery" below.

The track listing for "Warpath" shapes up as follows: More...

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Within The Ruins Posts New Song

Within The Ruins just debuted an all new song today titled "Death Of The Rockstar," which can be heard below.

"'Death of the Rockstar' stems from our distaste for the current state of the music industry," says guitarist Joe Cocchi. "The song is straight forward and speaks for itself. We live in an era where mindlessness and fads now trump true art and creativity. The music industry is polluted. Please enjoy."

The new track is available on all major streaming services and will be offered as an iTunes instant gratification track. Fans who pre-order the album Within The Ruins album today will get "Death Of The Rockstar" immediately as a download.

The band is heading over to Europe with label mates Fit For An Autopsy, The Last Ten Seconds of Life and Phinehas. Dates are available after the jump. More...

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Within The Ruins Enters Studio

Massachusetts metal veterans Within the Ruins has entered the studio to begin recording a new LP for release later this year. The band will record the new effort from their own studio with producer and guitar player Joe Cocchi at the helm. Vocal production will take place at Zing studios in Westfield, MA with Jim Fogarty (Killswitch Engage, The Devil Wears Prada).

"The writing process was a bit different for this album," says Cocchi. "We took a step back and kind of reviewed some of our older material. Typically we'd rush and blast out a group of songs and then hit the studio. At the time it felt right. And It had a more organic feel. Now because of a combination of maturity and honestly just feeling sick of the same old formula, we really focused on creating something different sounding."

The yet to be named album will be the band's followup to the critically acclaimed Phenomena LP released in 2014. Cocchi concludes, "We went back to a more organic style of writing and production. I personally was finally able to abandon a lot of my writing habits or 'rules,' if you will. No more 'oh, that part doesn't really sound like us, have to change that,' type of bullshit. Doing that created a fresher sound. This is the most raw and extreme sounding material we've ever written. Keep an eye out for studio blogs and more updates."

Stay tuned for further updates.

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Oceano Joins The All Stars Tour

Due to kick off on July 17th in San Antonio, Texas, the All Stars Tour features Oceano alongside Upon A Burning Body, Dance Gavin Dance, A Skylit Drive, IWrestledABearOnce, Within The Ruins, Dayshell, Come The Dawn, Chasing Safety, and Conquer Divide.

Ticket info can be found at this location and dates for the impending All Stars Tour are as follows: More...

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Within The Ruins Flips Tour Bus

Massachusetts metal act Within The Ruins flipped its van and trailer off an interstate in Pennsylvania yesterday afternoon. While no one was hurt, the van, trailer, and gear were completely destroyed.

"We rolled about three times from what I can remember and landed on the median. Our van and trailer are totaled," says guitarist Joe Cocchi.

The band had set sail from its hometown in MA on the way to California to begin a month-long tour with Suicide Silence along side label-mates Fit For An Autopsy. Despite the near death experience and loss of gear, the band will push on and make the third show scheduled at El Corazon on Friday, February 20th in Seattle.

Cocchi continues, "All I can say is that we're happy to be alive. I don't know how, but none of us were injured. We're on the road touring because this is all we know and love, and we want to continue. Help us get back on our feet by picking up a shirt. Thank you all for the continued support.”

The band has set up a GoFundMe page here to make up some of the gear lost in the wreckage. More...

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Within The Ruins Posts New Music Video

Within The Ruins has debuted a brand new music video for latest single "Calling Card," which can be seen below thanks to BloodyDisgusting.com.

Directed by long time veteran director Kevin J. Custer, the video is a drastic departure from what most metal videos look like these days. "This is a perfect representation of the concept of our new album Phenomena," says vocalist Tim Goergen.

The video depicts Goergen as the main character in a comic book, a running theme throughout the band's latest release. He continues, "Comics and metal go hand in hand and we are beyond stoked on how this video came out! Definitely the most fun we've had on set for a music video."

This video is a followup to the fiery "Gods Amongst Men" video that was released a few months ago and can be seen at this location. More...

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Born Of Osiris Announces Headlining Tour

Born Of Osiris will cap off 2014 with a North American headlining tour alongside Thy Art Is Murder, Betraying The Martyrs, Within The Ruins, and Erra in the support slots.

The trek kicks off on October 10th and wraps up November 8th, with full details available below. Born Of Osiris' Lee McKinney (guitars) states:

"We're all crazy excited about this upcoming headliner. This tour will wrap up the Tomorrow We Die Alive album cycle, which has been by far our most successful yet. Born Of Osiris fans can expect the longest and most diverse set we've played on any U.S. tour.

"The package is wild as well! We're stoked to bring our new friends Thy Art is Murder over for direct support. They are insane heavy and very fun to listen to. Betraying the Martyrs is an epic band and have been our long time friends. We couldn't be happier to have them with us again. Also, coming along is Within the Ruins and Erra, to round off what I think is gonna be quite an awesome evening of heavy ass music. We look forward to seeing you all again this fall and don't miss out." More...

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Within The Ruins Posts Music Video

Within The Ruins released a music video for latest single "Gods Amongst Men," which can be seen below thanks to Metal Injection.

The band's new LP "Phenomena" is also out now and can be heard in full at this location.

"We had a lot of fun playing with fire on this one. It was also great to work with Kevin Custer for the 3rd time. He nailed the vision we had for this video. Enjoy my friends!" says front man Tim Goergen.

Co-directed by veteran Kevin J. Custer and Jess Orsburn, the video is laced with explosions and fire which is nothing short of what one can expect from a Within The Ruins live show.

The new album's track listing is:

1. Gods Amongst Men
2. Clockwork
3. Eternal Shore
4. Dark Monarch
5. Sentinel
6. Ataxia III
7. Enigma
8. Hegira
9. Ronin
10. The Other
11. Calling Card More...

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Morbid Angel Dominates Summer Slaughter in Austin

Summer Slaughter came in to the same venue, Scoot Inn, as last year's stop off at Texas' capital city. The mid-July temperatures reached a scorching 99 degrees, which everyone from fans to bands did their best to stay hydrated (kudos to Scoot Inn for providing water). Keep in mind, this was still a good 5 degrees cooler than last year.

In regards to the lineup, Summer Slaughter 2014 featured artists expected from a death metal-based tour. This year the brutality of Morbid Angel, Dying Fetus, Origin and Decrepit Birth replaced the shredding progression of Animals As Leaders and Periphery.

While death metal was at the forefront of this year's festivities, complex timing and long-winded solos were dispersed throughout the bill. Memories In Broken Glass, this year's battle of the bands winner, concentrated less on guitar solos as they did low tuned, (7 or 8-string guitar) jumping rhythms and samples. I'm sure they were happy to have played a showed promoted by Come And Take It Productions as they played in front of an impressive, jumping early crowd. More...

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Within The Ruins Streams Full New Album

Following the "Elite" full-length album release from last year, Within The Ruins is just about to drop new full-length album "Phenomena."

"Phenomena" is set to officially drop tomorrow - July 22nd, 2014 - and today the band has teamed up with Altpress.com to stream all the tracks from the album.

Check out all of "Phenomena" in the SoundCloud player provided below, and you can order your own copy of the album in various configurations through eOne Music at this location.

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Within The Ruins Posts Album Trailer

Following the "Elite" full-length album release from last year, Within The Ruins is now gearing up to drop new album "Phenomena."

The upcoming release is due to drop on July 22nd, 2014 and today a preview trailer for the album has been made available online.

Hear a teaser for "Phenomena" in the YouTube player below.

You can also check out a previously posted lyric video for the new song "Gods Amongst Men" at this location.

Pre-orders for "Phenomena" can be found via eOne music over here.

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Within The Ruins Posts Lyric Video

The fourth Within The Ruins LP "Phenomena" is due for release this coming July 22nd, 2014.

The new effort will be the followup to the "Elite" full-length released early last year.

Today a track off "Phenomena" has been available online for streaming. Check out a lyric video for "Gods Amongst Men" below.

Pre-orders for the new album are available over at this location.

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Within The Ruins Announces New Album

New England outfit Within The Ruins has announced the release of fourth LP "Phenomena," due out July 22nd, 2014. The new effort will be the followup to the "Elite" full-length released early last year.

“We took six months off over the winter too eat, sleep and breath this album. It was by far the most in depth we've ever gone in the writing process. ” says guitarist Joe Cocchi.

Within the Ruins recently posted a studio report with Gear Gods that sheds more light on the blood, sweat and tears the band has poured into this release. Check it out below.

Cocchi continues, "Since the inception of this band our attitude has always been to completely trump our previous efforts in every aspect, and I think we did just that. We're beyond stoked for people to hear this one." More...

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Metalunderground.com Official Podcast, Episode 14

Co-host Kevin Perez (n0thinghead) kicks off this week’s Official Podcast with a special announcement: Revolution Live in Fort Lauderdale, FL is sponsoring a ticket giveaway for the upcoming Ghost show this Wednesday, May 7th.

If you’d like to get in on it, contact Kevin via Twitter or Instagram (he goes by “n0thinghead” on both) and provide your full name, which must match your ID at the box office.

Next, Kevin and co-host Mike Smith (OverkillExposure) react to the recently announced Summer Slaughter Tour lineup, featuring headliners Morbid Angel and including such bands as Dying Fetus, The Faceless, Goatwhore, and Origin.

Then, Mike reviews the recent Century Media release “Back From Beyond,” the third studio album (and first since 1996) by Tampa, Florida death metal outfit Massacre. The band features former members of Death, Six Feet Under, and many other acts.

Finally, Mike and Kevin indulge in their shared love of melodic death metal by co-reviewing another Century Media release: “Shadows Of The Dying Sun,” the fresh and highly anticipated new album from Finland’s Insomnium.

Check out the podcast here, enjoy, and offer us your feedback.

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Summer Slaughter 2014 Lineup Announced

The 8th annual Summer Slaughter Tour, presented by IndieMerchStore.com, runs from July 17th through August 10th.

This year's edition features Morbid Angel, Dying Fetus, The Faceless, Thy Art Is Murder, Goatwhore, Origin, Decrepit Birth, Within The Ruins, and Fallujah.

The tour will stop at The House of Blues in Los Angeles on July 19th and Irving Plaza in New York on August 8th with VIP ticketing currently available now for both shows. Look for the complete list of tourdates to be announced in the coming weeks.

David Vincent (vocals/bass) of Morbid Angel states: "Summer Slaughter will be the ultimate, extreme music festival this year and we look forward to headlining this special touring event. It will be great to see our long-time fans and also to expose a new generation to Morbid Angel."

Ash Avildsen (founder of the Summer Slaughter tour) adds: "Eight years strong. Extreme metal lives! Thank you for keeping the tour alive. See you this Summer." More...

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