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MEGADETH is confirmed to play the Hell and Heaven Metal Fest in Guadalajara, Mexico on Saturday, November 19, 2011. The Hell And Heaven Metal Fest is currently the only open air metal festival in Mexico. The festival had its first edition in October 2010 with three stages and 40 bands. The festival is dedicated to metal, but tries to balance genres such as heavy, glam, metalcore, thrash, speed, death, black and industrial metal.
This year the promoters expect to have a 20,000 audience and have confirmed 57 bands on four stages. The full line-up for the festival is as follows:
FEAR FACTORY (USA)
DARK FUNERAL (SUECIA)
WITHIN THE RUINS (USA)
VITAL REMAINS (USA)
LIZZY BORDEN (USA)
Plus the following Mexican bands: More...
Victory Records is offering a free Labor Day sampler compilation for download on its Facebook Page. You need to "Like" the page to make the download accessible. The tracklisting for the sampler is listed in the image below.
Metal Injection has posted a video clip online of Summer Slaughter bands discussing the future of extreme metal, which can be viewed below. Metal Injection also commented:
"We asked bands on the 2011 Summer Slaughter festival what they think the future of extreme music will be. Some of the answers will surprise you. See how members of The Black Dahlia Murder, Whitechapel, Darkest Hour, Dying Fetus, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Oceano, As Blood Runs Black, and Within the Ruins respond. More SS clips coming soon."
Metalinjection.net asked bands on the 2011 Summer Slaughter festival to talk about the best part of the tour. Check out the clip below to see how members of The Black Dahlia Murder, Whitechapel, Darkest Hour, Dying Fetus, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Oceano, As Blood Runs Black, and Within the Ruins responded.
The House of Blues once again had issues with their guest list coming in too late. And of course that meant that I missed the first three acts and therefore have absolutely nothing to say about Within the Ruins, Fleshgod Apocalypse or As Blood Runs Black. Despite me giving an otherwise positive review to the new Fleshgod Apocalypse album, I had to wait in the front foyer while they played.
Thankfully, I was able to get into the venue by the time that Oceano began playing. Even though I hate ripping on hometown bands, Adam Warren sounded like he was choking on something throughout the entire set. Outside of their vocalist sounding hoarse the entire time, there was nothing remarkable about Oceano. They're yet another generic deathcore band that does nothing to stand out. I seriously can’t tell the difference between them and about twenty other deathcore bands that I've heard.
After Oceano finished playing, I was thankfully treated to Powerglove, a video game music cover band. I'll be the first guy to admit that I'm a complete and utter nerd and I've been a gamer since the Sega Genesis, so I naturally loved this band. And given that there is a TON of video game music that needs a metal remix, I'm hoping to see Powerglove have a long and prosperous career. (They still need to cover Grabbag from Duke Nukem 3D.)
And even for non-gamers out there, Powerglove put on a VERY good show. Between having a contest to bring the band the head of a stuffed animal and tossing blow-up swords into the audience, they were clearly one of the best band's there in terms of sheer theatricality. I'm really looking forward to seeing this band do a longer set in the future. More...
Within The Ruins has made its new music video available online. The video was shot for the track "Versus" and can be viewed in the player below.
Victory Records has posted the latest episode of VicTorV online, which can be viewed below. The label also commented on the video:
"In this episode of VicTorV, we are live, on site at the Names Mean Nothing Tour with Carnfiex and Within the Ruins in Chicago. We also have a trio of brand new videos from Within the Ruins, Otep & Destrophy. Enjoy this killer episode and the new era of VicTorV. Best of all, it is still free."
After the upgrade to the Rock Band Network a few weeks back, things are starting to pick up steam again with new songs becoming available. Although this week's lineup isn't as full as in past months, there are still quite a few tracks for the headbanging inclined to help celebrate the weekend in true metal fashion. Besides RBN regulars Amberian Dawn and Evile, there are also new offerings on the way from Tesseeract for the Xbox 360, as well as material from Heaven Shall Burn and Within the Ruins for the PS3.
Here are the new tracks, including the non-metal songs, added today to the Xbox 360 edition of the Rock Band Network:
Amberian Dawn - "Lost Soul"
Mafia Track Suit - "Forest for the Trees"
Parry Gripp - "Spaghetti Cat (I Weep For You)"
TesseracT - "Deception - Concealing Fate Part Two"
TesseracT - "Deception - Concealing Fate Part Two (2x Bass Pedal)"
Twin Atlantic - "Audience and Audio"
Madlife - "Money"
Rose of Jericho - "Find Beauty"
Quartered - "Africa (RB3 Version)"
Lazarus AD - "Thou Shalt Not Fear"
Bioshaft - "Payback (Come On)"
These tracks will hit the PlayStation 3 version on April 19th:
Dance Gavin Dance - "Lemon Meringue Tie"
Heaven Shall Burn - "Endzeit"
Within the Ruins - "Feast or Famine"
Amberian Dawn - "Snowmaiden"
Stan Bush - "Til All Are One"
Evile - "Plague to End All Plagues"
Widespread Panic - "Surprise Valley (Live)"
Sea Wolf - "You're a Wolf"
The B.O.L.T. - "Genius"
Ballyhoo! - "Paper Dolls"
Within the Ruins has released an exclusive sneak-peak audio stream of the band's rendition of “Carry On Wayward Son” from the forthcoming EP, "Omen," which is due out May 24th on Victory Records. The new EP features not only this cover of the iconic Kansas track, but also a cover of “Fight Fire with Fire” from Metallica and two brand new songs.
A video update from the band's time recording the EP can also be found here.
Within The Ruins has revealed the tracklisting for its upcoming EP release titled "Omen." The EP has been set for a May 24, 2011 release date through Victory Records. You can view the album's tracklisting below as well as a video report from the studio.
3. Carry On My Wayward Son (Kansas cover)
4. Fight Fire With Fire (Metallica cover)
Here's the tracklisting for the sampler.
1. Goes Cube - “Thunderheads” from In Tides And Drifts”
2. TesseracT - “Nascent” from “One”
3. Trap Them - “The Fact” from “Darker Handcraft”
4. Kvelertak - “Mjød” from “Kvelertak”
5. Napalm Death - “Diktat” from “Time Waits For no Slave”
6. Last Chance To Reason - "Temp Files" from “Level 2”
7. Deicide - “Into the Darkness You Go” from “To Hell With God”
8. Blackguard - “Firefight” from “Firefight”
9. As Blood Runs Black - “Resist” from “Instinct”
10. Thomas Giles - “Sleep Shake” from “Pulse”
11. Arch Enemy - “Beast of Man” from “The Root Of All Evil”
12. Believer - “Lie Awake” from “Transhuman”
13. Within The Ruins - “Red Flagged” from “Invade”
14. Triptykon - “Shatter” from “Shatter”
15. Nachtmystium - “Ruined Life Continuum” from “Addicts”
16. Novembers Doom - “Harvest Scythe” from “Aphotic”
17. Daath - “Deconstruction/Restoration” from “Daath”
18. Nevermore - “Emptiness Unobstructed” from “The Obsidian Conspiracy”
19. Pathology - “Code Injection” from “Legacy Of The Ancients”
20. Wretched - “My Carrion” from “Beyond The Gate”
Within the Ruins is currently recording a 7" EP titled "Omen," and the band has now released a second studio update video to give the fans a glimpse into the recording process. You can check out the clip below.
The previously uploaded first studio video update is available at this location.
The lineups have been announced for the upcoming SXSW music showcases that will be occurring between March 16th - March 19th. Details are as follows:
Wednesday, March 16th
Brooklyn Vegan Day Party
12:20 The Roller
1:55 The Secret
2:40 Ken Mode
3:30 Dax Riggs
4:20 Trash Talk
Thursday, March 17th
Thrasher/Impose Day Party
Venue: Scoot Inn [Outside Stage]
5:00pm - Trash Talk
4:00pm - Weedeater
3:00pm - Zoroaster
2:00pm - Liturgy
1:00pm - The Body
Full Metal Texas / BrooklynVegan Stage
Venue: Emo's [Inside Stage]
5:00pm - YOB
4:05pm - Trap Them
3:10pm - Hull
2:20pm - Kverlertak
1:35pm - Rwake
12:50pm - All Pigs Must Die
12:05pm - Goes Cube More...
Within the Ruins has announced that the band will be debuting an EP titled "Omen" just months after the release of the full length "Invade." The new EP "Omen" will feature two new tracks and two cover songs - including Metallica’s "Fight Fire With Fire" and Kansas' "Carry On My Wayward Son." The EP will be released digitally and on 7" vinyl in April, 2011 and is being recorded at Dreadcore Studios in Michigan with Joshua Wickman.
Guitarist Joe Cocchi commented on the cover tracks: "Of course, Metallica was up there on the list, and after spending some time going through their discography we thought ‘Fight Fire With Fire’ would suit us best. It's a fun song, fast as fuck, and a bit challenging. It's also not as popular as a lot of their other songs. We wanted to choose a Metallica song that no one's really done before.
"The Kansas song was a whole different story as you can imagine. I don't think it's something that anyone would expect us to do, which is why we chose it. We spent a good amount of time arranging the song and attempting to add some new elements to it without completely 'butchering' it. It's definitely going to be a challenge for us, but that's the point after all. We're really excited about this project."
A video update of the band working on the new EP is also available at this location.
Within the Ruins has released a behind the scenes video giving the world a glimpse of what’s to come from the band's practice room. Check out the video clip below, which shows the band in pre-production mode for a new EP.
Chicago deathcore heavyweights Oceano will be participating in Alternative Press magazine's free, all-ages party at Emo's in Austin, TX on Saturday, March 19th. The party, taking place during this year's SXSW festival features handpicked acts from the Alternative Press "100 Bands You Need To Know In 2011" issue and The AP Tour. You can view the show flyer here. For additional info, including a full list of bands, go to this location. Details are as follows:
Saturday, March 19 - 12-6 pm
Alternative Press Free, All Ages SXSW Party
603 Red River St
Austin, TX, 78701
Oceano also has the following upcoming tour dates with Carnifex, The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza, and Within the Ruins:
3/31 Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky
4/1 Tempe, AZ @ Underground
4/2 Albuquerque, NM @ Fusion Factory
4/3 Oklahoma City, OK @ The Conservatory
4/4 Kansas City, MO @ El Torreon
4/6 St Paul, MN @ Station 4
4/7 Milwaukee, WI @ Miramar Theatre
4/8 Chicago, IL @ Mojoe's
4/9 Toledo, OH @ The Jamboree
4/10 Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theatre
4/11 Grand Rapids, MI @ MXTP
4/12 London, ON @ Call The Office
4/13 Toronto, ON @ Annex Wreckroom
4/14 Montreal, QC @ Underworld
4/15 Quebec City, QC @ L'Octobre
4/16 Worcester, MA @ New England Metal & Hardcore Fest
4/17 Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
4/18 Raleigh, NC @ The Brewery
4/19 Charleston, SC @ The Oasis
4/20 St Petersburg @ The State Theatre
4/21 Ft Lauderdale, FL @ Rocketown
4/23 Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue
4/27 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
4/28 Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place
4/29 East Rutherford, NJ @ Bamboozle
5/1 Louisville, KY @ Expo Five
5/2 St Louis, MO @ Fubar
5/3 Tulsa, OK @ Marquee Theatre
5/6 Fort Worth, TX @ TomCats West
5/7 San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
5/10 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
5/11 Reno, NV @ The Alley
American deathcore act Carnifex has revealed the dates for the upcoming "Names Mean Nothing" North American tour. Support on the trek will come from Oceano, Within the Ruins and The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza. Carnifex frontman Scott Lewis commented on the tour by saying:
"The 'Names Mean Nothing Tour' is bringing some of the heaviest, technical and modern metal bands together for awesome nights of sick pits and wicked beatdowns; guaranteed to leave you with bangovers the next morning. Don't miss it!"
The tour dates can be found below:
03/31 Hollywood, CA – The Whisky
04/01 Tempe, AZ – Underground
04/02 Albuquerque, NM – Fusion Factory
04/03 Oklahoma City, OK – The Conservatory
04/04 Kansas City, MO – El Torreon
04/06 St Paul, MN – Station 4
04/07 Milwaukee, WI – Miramar Theatre
04/08 Chicago, IL – Mojoe’s
04/09 Toledo, OH – The Jamboree
04/10 Indianapolis, IN – Emerson Theatre
04/11 Grand Rapids, MI – MXTP
04/12 London, ON – Call The Office
04/13 Toronto, ON – Annex Wreckroom
04/14 Montreal, QC – Underworld
04/15 Quebec City, QC – L’Octobre
04/16 Worcester, MA – New England Metal & Hardcore Fest
04/17 Springfield, VA – Jaxx
04/18 Raleigh, NC – The Brewery
04/19 Charleston, SC – The Oasis
04/20 St Petersburg – The State Theatre
04/21 Ft Lauderdale, FL – Rocketown
04/23 Douglasville, GA – The 7 Venue
04/27 Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s
04/28 Buffalo, NY – Mohawk Place
04/29 East Rutherford, NJ – Bamboozle
05/01 Louisville, KY – Expo Five
05/02 St. Louis, MO – Fubar
05/03 Tulsa, OK – Marquee Theatre
05/06 Fort Worth, TX – TomCats West
05/07 San Antonio, TX – White Rabbit
05/10 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
05/11 Reno, NV – The Alley
The full list of bands and dates for which they will appear has been announced for the forthcoming New England Metal And Hardcore Festival. The 2011 edition of the event is set to take place between Thursday April 14, Friday April 15, and Saturday April 16 at the Palladium in Worcester, Massachussets. The festival lineup is as follows:
Thursday, April 14:
OUR LAST NIGHT
STRAY FROM THE PATH
ARSONISTS GET ALL THE GIRLS
BULLET FOR PRETTY BOY
ARMOR FOR THE BROKEN
THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE
I THE BREATHER
ACROSS THE SUN
TOO LATE THE HERO
A PLEA FOR PURGING
THE CRIMSON ARMADA
Massachusetts’ metalcore act Within the Ruins has teamed up MetalSucks.net to post a live performance of the song “Red Flagged," from the band's latest album, "Invade." You can check out the clip at this location.
Within the Ruins also has the following upcoming tour dates:
Jan 21, 2011 Findlay, OH, US @ University of Findlay
Jan 22, 2011 Steger, IL, US @ Another Hole In The Wall
Jan 23, 2011 Indianapolis, IN, US @ Emerson Theatre
Jan 29, 2011 Holyoke, MA, US @ The Waterfront Tavern
Feb 6, 2011 Providence, RI, US @ Club Hell
Feb 12, 2011 New London, CT, US @ The El N Gee
Feb 17, 2011 Ottawa, ON, CA @ Marvericks
Feb 18, 2011 Kingston, CA @ NEXT CHURCH
Feb 19, 2011 Cicero, NY, US @ Luciens Entertainment Complex
Feb 20, 2011 Toronto, ON, CA @ The Rockpile
Feb 21, 2011 Guelph, ON, CA @ Jimmy Jazz
Feb 22, 2011 Windsor, Ontario, CA @ Blind Dog
Feb 23, 2011 Barrie, ON, CA @ The Mansion
Feb 24, 2011 Brantford, ON, CA @ Club Sagittarius
Feb 25, 2011 Sudbury, CA @ THE JUBILLE CENTRE
Feb 26, 2011 Thunder Bay, ON, CA @ Crock’s w
Mar 1, 2011 Saskatoon, SK, CA @ WALKERS NIGHT CLUB
Mar 2, 2011 Edmonton, AB, CA @ Avenue Theatre
Mar 3, 2011 Lethbridge, AB, CA @ Royal Canadian Legion Hall
Mar 4, 2011 Calgary, AB, CA @ The New Black Center
Mar 5, 2011 Vancouver, BC, CA @ Pat’s Pub
American metal act Suffokate has revealed the dates for its forthcoming headline tour of Canada. Support on the trek will come from Within The Ruins, The Contortionist and Last Chance To Reason. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below:
02/17 Ottawa, ON – Alexander CC
02/18 Kingston, ON – Next Hall Church
02/19 TBA – TBA
02/20 Otobicoke, ON – The Rock Pile
02/21 Guelph, ON – Club Vinyl
02/22 Windsor, ON – The Blind Dog
02/23 Barrie, ON – The Mansion
02/24 Brantford, ON – Club NV
02/25 Sudbury, ON – Jubilee
02/26 Thunder Bay, ON – Croc’s
02/27 Winnipeg, MB – TBA
02/28 Fort Qu’Appelle, SK – TBA
03/01 Saskatoon, SK – Walkers Nightclub
03/02 Edmonton, AB – Avenue Theater
03/03 Lethbridge, AB – The Royal Canadian Legion
03/04 Calgary, AB – The New Black Art Center
03/05 Vancouver, BC – Pat's Pub