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The new video for Whitechapel's, "Eternal Refuge," was released on Mayhemfest.com yesterday. The live video was filmed during their tour with Suffocation at the Crazy Donkey in Farmingdale, NY. Guitarist, Alex Wade, comments on the video:
"Hey, it's Alex from Whitechapel. Here is the debut of our new music video for "Eternal Refuge" off of our album, This Is Exile. It was directed by Andrew from Abstrakt Pictures at the Crazy Donkey in Farmingdale, NY when we were on the Blood Apocalypse Tour with Suffocation. We hope you enjoy it and we'll see every single one of you this summer on the Mayhem Festival!" More...
From a Metal Blade announcement:
"Metal Blade Records is pleased to announce the following CANNIBAL CORPSE contest in celebration of the band's upcoming gig, headlining the Hot Topic Stage of this year's Rockstar Mayhem Festival, which kicks off on July 10th in Sacramento, CA.
One Grand Prize winner will receive:
One (1) Autographed BC Rich IT Speed V guitar with EMG X-series 81/85 pickups and Twenty (20) packs of 'heavy' D'Addario strings
One (1) Cannibal Corpse T-Shirt
One (1) Cannibal Corpse Long Sleeve T-Shirt
One (1) Cannibal Corpse Hoodie
One (1) Cannibal Corpse Hat
One (1) Cannibal Corpse Patch
One (1) Cannibal Corpse "Limited Edition" Comic Book
One (1) "Evisceration Plague" CD w/ Autographed Booklet
One (1) Cannibal Corpse Poster Collection
One (1) Cannibal Corpse DVD Catalog (Includes 3 Full-length DVD's)
One (1) USB Flash Drive/Carabiner complete with Cannibal Corpse Audio Catalog
Five Runners-Up will receive:
One (1) "Evisceration Plague" CD w/ Autographed Booklet
One (1) Cannibal Corpse T-Shirt"
Montreal extreme metallers, DESPISED ICON, have started work on their new album, due later this year via Century Media Records.
Vocalist Alex Erian comments, "We're done writing and the new shit is packed with brutality. Can't wait to play these songs live! As always, our longtime buddy Yannick St-Amand will produce the whole thing and we got Zeuss and Alan Douches to take care of the mixing and mastering, so the result should sound monstrous! Our boy Felix Rancourt, the evil mastermind behind all our imagery, promised us his sickest album artwork to date." More...
The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will introduce an additional stage this year dedicated to up and coming bands.
The third stage, sponsored by Deathcote Records, will be located at Chasers Nightclub, located behind the Palladium on the corner of Martin Luther King and Commercial streets. The main festival will be taking place at the Palladium.
“There are so many great bands and not enough time to get all of them on during the course of two days,” said festival co-organizer Sott Lee. “Adding a third stage is a great way for us to showcase some of the developing bands and it’s a terrific opportunity for these bands to play alongside some of today’s top metal and hardcore bands.”
The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will take place on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18, with the Atticus pre-party on Thursday, April 16. This year’s event is presented by Randall Amplifiers, Washburn Guitars and Eden Electronics. Metal Blade Records will present the main stage. Prosthetic Records will present the second stage.
The Atticus-sponsored pre-party will be a unique event that will be combining film and music, kicking off with a screening of official film sponsor Anchor Bay's film "Crowley," co-written by none other than Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson. The provocative supernatural thriller is the tale of a virtual reality experiment gone wrong, sending the soul of the British occultist Aleister Crowley into the body of a shy university professor. But even as Crowley creates all-new orgies of depraved pleasures and black magic, he is now preparing to unleash the ultimate occult event upon the world. Also showing is "Anvil! The Story of Anvil," a sometimes revealing, sometimes hilarious documentary about the legendary Canadian metal band. The movie follows best friends Robb Reiner and Lips as they make a pact to rock together forever. Their band, Anvil, hailed as the "demi-gods of Canadian metal, " influenced a musical generation that includes Metallica, Slayer, and Anthrax, despite never hitting the big time. Following a calamitous European tour, Lips and Robb, now in their fifties, set off to record their 13th album in one last attempt to fulfill their boyhood dreams. The film will be followed by a performance by the band itself. The pre-party will also be held at the Palladium. Admission is free with a weekend pass or $15 for non-ticket holders.
Prices this year are $40 for Friday, $45 for Saturday or $79 for a 2-day ticket that also includes free admission to the kick off party on Thursday. Tickets are available at all Strawberries, FYE Stores, online at tickets.com or by calling (800) 477-6849. Tickets are available now.
Bands scheduled to perform this year include: More...
The Haunted's show at Le Medley on April 16th has been combined with the SUFFOCATION tour package. That means it will be a co-headline bill with THE HAUNTED and SUFFOCATION and support from:
Veil of Maya
Chimaira has announced three headlining gigs in between days on the Music As A Weapon 4 tour. Here are the headlining tour dates:
03.27.09 Farmington, NM - Gators (feat. Spineshank)
04.09.09 Knoxville, TN - Valarium (feat. Suffocation, Whitechapel, Veil of Maya)
04.19.09 Burlington, VT - Higher Ground (feat. Suicide Silence)
Tickets for the Farmington date are on sale now.
In related news, the band posted the following update from their current tour: More...
New York's death metal legends Suffocation has added some more shows to their lengthy tour of North America this year. Joining them throughout the whole tour will be Veil Of Maya and Whitechapel.
The tour schedule is now as follows:
with Whitechapel, Beneath The Massacre, Decrepit Birth, Veil Of Maya
March 14 - Jaxx – Springfield, VA
March 15 - The Norva - Norfolk, VA
March 16 - The Soapbox – Wilmington, NC
March 17 - Volume 11 – Raleigh, NC
March 18 - Matthew’s Bar & Grill – Birmingham, AL
March 20 - Grant Street Hall – Lafayette, LA
March 21 - Ridglea Theatre – Ft. Worth, TX (with CARCASS, SUICIDE SILENCE)
March 22 - House of Rock – Corpus Christi, TX
March 23 - The Zoo – Amarillo, TX
March 24 - Chic’s Bar and Billiards – El Paso, TX
March 26 - The Crossing – Palmdale, CA
March 27 - The Marquee Theater – Phoenix, AZ (Arizona Metal Fest)
with Whitechapel, Decrepit Birth, Veil Of Maya, Psycroptic
March 28 - The Grove – Anaheim, CA (California Metal Fest)
March 29 - The Boardwalk – Sacramento, CA
March 30 - Modesto Virtual – Modesto, CA
March 31 - House of Blues – Las Vegas, NV
April 1 - Club Sound – Salt Lake City, UT
April 2 - The Black Sheep – Colorado Springs, CO
April 3 - Tequila Jungle – Lubbock, TX
April 4 - Red Seven – Austin, TX
April 5 - El Cine Rey Theatre – McAllen, TX
April 6 - Java Jazz – Houston, TX
April 7 - The Village – Little Rock, AR
April 8 - The Muse – Nashville, TN
April 9 - The Valarium – Knoxville, TN (with CHIMAIRA)
April 10 - Emerson Theatre – Indianapolis, IN
April 11 - The Loft – Madison, WI
April 12 - The Pearl Room – Mokena, IL
April 14 - Crazy Donkey – Long Island, NY
April 15 - Maverick’s – Ottawa, ON
April 16 - Le Medley – Montreal, QC (with THE HAUNTED, NACHTMYSTIUM, INTRONAUT)
April 17 - The Palladium – Worcester, MA (New England Metal Fest)
April 18 - Crocodile Rock Café – Allentown, PA
Killswitch Engage are the latest band to be confirmed for this summer's blockbuster Rockstar Energy Mayhem tour which will be co-headlined by Slayer and Marilyn Manson. Also on the bill will be All That Remains, Cannibal Corpse, God Forbid, Behemoth, Trivium, Bullet For My Valentine, Black Dahlia Murder, Whitechapel and Job For A Cowboy.
The tour dates are as follows:
July 10 -Marysville, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre
July 11 - Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
July 12 - San Bernardino, CA @ Glen Helen Pavilion
July 14 - Seattle, WA @ White River Amphitheater
July 17 - Phoenix, AZ @ Cricket Pavilion
July 18 - Albuquerque, NM @ Journal Pavilion
July 19 - Denver, CO @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
July 21 - Kansas City, KS @ Sandstone Amphitheater
July 22 - St. Louis, MO @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
July 24 - Atlanta, GA @ Lakewood Amphitheater
July 25 - Indianapolis, IN @ Verizon Wireless Music Centre
July 26 - Chicago, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
July 28 - Toronto, ON @ Molson Amphitheater
July 29 - Scranton, PA @ Toyota Pavilion
July 31 - Cleveland, OH @ Blossom Music Center
August 1 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Post Gazette Pavilion
August 2 - Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
August 4 - Boston, MA @ Tweeter Center
August 6 - Virginia Beach, VA @ Virginia Beach Amphitheater
August 7 - Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
August 8 - Hartford, CT @ New England Dodge Music Center
August 9 - Washington, DC @ Nissan Pavilion
August 11 - Tampa, FL @ Ford Amphitheatre
August 12 - West Palm Beach, FL @ Cruzan Amphitheatre
August 14 - Dallas, TX @ Superpages.com Center
August 15 - Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
August 16 - San Antonio, TX @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
New York death metal legends Suffocation has announced a headlining tour of North American to celebrate the bands twentieth anniversary and forthcoming new album, "Blood Oath." Drummer Mike Smith comments: "We are looking forward to this upcoming tour and playing with all the bands involved. It will be the first run on our 20 year celebration in the genre! We thank all our friends and fans in advance for their participation in the upcoming ‘Blood Oath’ sessions across the world. We look forward to the mayhem it will create!"
The tour dates are as follows:
March (with Whitechapel, Decrepit Birth, Veil Of Maya)
11 - Long Island, NY - Crazy Donkey
14 - Springfield, VA - Jaxx
15 - Virginia Beach, VA - Masonic Temple
16 - Wilmington, NC - The Soapbox
17 - Raleigh, NC - Volume 11
20 - Lafayetta, LA - Grant Street Hall
21 - Ft. Worth, TX - Ridglea Theatre (+ Carcass, Suicide Silence)
22 - Corpus Christi, TX - House of Rock
24 - El Paso, TX - Chic's
26 - Palmdale, CA - The Crossing
27 - Phoenix, AZ - The Marquee Theatre
March (with Whitechapel, Decrepit Birth, Veil Of Maya, Psycroptic)
28 - Anaheim, CA - The Grove (California Metal Fest)
29 - Sacramento, CA - The Boardwalk
30 - Modesto, CA - Modesto Virtual
April (with Whitechapel, Decrepit Birth, Veil Of Maya, Psycroptic)
2 - Colorado Springs, CO - The Black Sheep
3 - Lubbock, TX - Tequila Jungle
11 - Madison, WI - The Loft
17 - Worcester, MA - New England Metalfest
18 - Allentown, PA - Crocodile Rock
Behemoth frontman, "Nergal" has posted his feelings on the bands appearance at this summers Rockstar Energy Mayhem festival. The post reads as follows: "I cannot find words to express the enthusiasm that literally blows us up! It’s a great ennoblement to be accompanied by Slayer and Marilyn Manson. This is the best reward that we could ever get after a dozen of years of hard work and wandering on various venues all over the world. I can promise that Behemoth will be at it’s best. We will play a cross-sectional set with some new material included!"
Behemoth will also support Slayer on a tour for three weeks before the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival.
This years edition of the Rockstar Energy Mayhem festival will be co-headlined by Marilyn Manson and Slayer according to Revolver. Also on the main stage will be Bullet For My Valentine. There will also be a "Jagermeister stage" which boasts performances from Trivium, God Forbid and All That Remains, as well as the "Hot Topic stage" which features Cannibal Corpse, Behemoth, The Black Dahlia Murder, Whitechapel and Job For A Cowboy.
The latest Rockstar Energy Mayhem 2009 tour dates are as follows: More...
The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will enter its second decade this April with an eclectic mixture of bands from the metal and hardcore genres. Returning to the Palladium in Worcester, Mass., the event will take place on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18, with a an extra special pre-party on Thursday, April 16.
Headlining Friday will be All That Remains, one of the many bands that got its start at the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. Saturday will be headlined by metal giants Lamb of God as part of their No Fear Energy Music Tour along with As I Lay Dying, Children Of Bodom, God Forbid and Municipal Waste. Metal Blade Records will present the main stage.
Other bands schedule to perform on Friday are: August Burns Red, Suffocation, The Acacia Strain, The Haunted, Napalm Death, WhiteChapel, Kataklysm, Cattle Decapitation, Veil of Maya, Abigail Williams, Decrepit Birth, Psycroptic, Intronaut, Withered, Left to Vanish, Lazarus A.D., Kylesa, XAFBX, Trap Them, Aggressive Dogs, Toxic Holocaust, XWarX, Psyopus, Woe of Tyrants, Rose Funeral and more to be announced. Doors open at 12 noon. More...
Reunited British death metal legends Carcass has announced some more dates in the United States this year.
The bands current tour schedule is as follows:
March 21 - Fort Worth, TX @ Ridglea Theater
w/ Suicide Silence, Suffocation, Whitechapel, Veil of Maya, Beneath The Massacre, Arsis, Samael, Decripit Birth, Psycroptic
March 22 - Houston, TX @ Meridian
w/ Suicide Silence, Samael, Arsis, Decrepit Birth, Pinhead
March 24 - Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre
March 28 - Anaheim, CA @ Grove of Anaheim
w/ Suffocation, The Faceless, Whitechapel, Samael, Arsis, Decrepit Birth, Veil of Maya, Psycroptic
The California Metalfest has announced the initial lineup for the event which will be held in Anaheim, California on March 28th at The Grove. The event will be headlined by British death metal legends Carcass and will also feature Suffocation, Samael, The Faceless, Whitechapel, Arsis, Decrepit Birth, Veil Of Maya and Psycroptic.
Philadelphia thrashers RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER have announced a handful of tour dates for February, including a hometown record release show, in support of their new album, "Living For Death, Destroying The Rest." These dates will also include a free in-store as well as appearances at the Love Sux Fest and March Metal Massacre.
RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER’s tour dates are as follows
02/04 - Philadelphia, PA United States - Johnny Brendas - "Living For Death, Destroying the Rest" record release party - w/ La Resistance, The Gloominus Doom
02/07 - Hamburg, PA United States - Luve Sux Fest - w/ The Gloominus Doom and Common Enemy
02/20 - Virginia Beach, VA United States - The Halfshell - w/ The Gloominus Doom
02/21 - Harrisburg, PA United States - The Dragonfly - w/ The Gloominus Doom
03/13 - Allentown, PA United States - The Sterling Hotel - March Metal Massacre
03/15 - Norfolk, VA United States - Norfolk Masonic Temple - Virginia Deathfest w/ Suffocation, Whitechapel, Beneath the Massacre, and more More...
New York based death metal legends Suffocation will be headlining the Virginia Deathfest on March 15th at the Norfolk Masonic Temple, in Norfolk, Virginia. Other acts scheduled to appear are Whitechapel, Beneath The Massacre, Vital Remains and Decrepit Birth.
Head over to Headbangers Blog to check out a new and exclusive interview with WHITECHAPEL guitarist Alex Wade as he discusses Gypsy stowaways, Christian Metal, and the Kiss of Deathcore.
Knoxville Tennessee death metal/deathcore band WHITECHAPEL posted the track "Eternal Refuge" off their Metal Blade Records debt, "This is Exile," on their MySpace page Thursday August 28th in conjunction with the band's upcoming headlining run. WHITECHAPEL's headlining tour will focus on markets that were not hit while the band was out with the Summer Slaughter tour this summer. Decibel Magazine and Atticus Clothing Presents the Bang Your Head 'Til We Raise the Dead Tour features Whitechapel as headliners with support coming from Through the Eyes of the Dead, Impending Doom, and A Different Breed of Killer.
Here are the latest tour dates: More...
Canadian progressive metal band, INTO ETERNITY, are in the midst of run as part of Summer Slaughter Canada, which also features Necrophagist, Dying Fetus, Beneath the Massacre and Whitechapel. This trek marked the kick-off of their worldwide touring cycle for their much anticipated fifth full-length "The Incurable Tragedy," which is slated for a Sept. 2nd release in North America, Europe on Aug. 25th and Japan on Aug. 27th. The group will embark on a massive North American tour with the Matt Barlow-fronted Iced Earth this fall.
INTO ETERNITY have also just unveiled the new track "Time Immemorial" on their MySpace page. The band recently shot a new video for the track with acclaimed director Craig Bernard (Theory of a Deadman). Expect the clip to premiere next month. More...
Details surrounding Unearth's recently completed new album, "The March," have been revealed as well as dates on their fall headlining tour.
The band posted in their blog:
"Well, we've completed work on our new album entitled The March which is scheduled to drop on October 14 via Metal Blade Records. According to Trevor, 'The March' symbolizes both the evil and hopeful sides of humanity. The Evil: With the constant balancing act of power within government, religion and our financial institutions, there lies the chance of those most hungry for power to alter and restrict our freedoms for their gain. The Hopeful: This represents the faith in mankind as the most powerful force on the planet. If we come together and do not fight over religion, class and borders then we hold the key to a peaceful world. There are two possible futures in store; either a March of power and greed or a March of a unified human race."
The final track listing for "The March" is:
1. My Will Be Done
2. Hail the Shrine
3. Crow Killer
4. Grave of Opportunity
5. We Are Not Anonymous
6. The March
8. The Chosen
9. Letting Go
10. Truth or Consequence
In advance of the release of "The March," Unearth will be heading out on a U.S. tour with Protest the Hero, The Acacia Strain, Whitechapel and Gwen Stacy. The band will be debuting a couple of new songs from "The March" while on tour as well
The tour dates are as follows: More...