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Salome Streaming New Album In Its Entirety

American extreme doom metal act Salome has posted its entire new album "Terminal" online for streaming. The stream isonly be availble until November 9. "Terminal" is set for release on November 9, 2010 through Profound Lore Records. You can access the album stream at this location.

Here is the "Terminal" tracklisting:
1. The Message
2. Terminal
3. Master Failure
4. Epidemic
5. An Accident Of History
6. The Witness
7. The Unbelievers

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Salome Finishes New Album

Extreme sludge doom metal trio Salome have completed work on their new album "Terminal," which is set for release on November 9th, 2010. The track listing for the album is as follows:

1. The Message
2. Terminal
3. Master Failure
4. Epidemic
5. An Accident Of History
6. The Witness
7. The Unbelievers

An MP3 of the opening track "Master Failure" is also available as a free download at this location.

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Dark Castle Releases New Video, SXSW Shows

Dark castle has posted their new music video for "Awake In Sleep" online. Friends of the band Jeff Brown and Paul Myers from New York made the music video for the first track off their latest full length, "Spirited Migration." The footage is from a live show Dark Castle did in November of 2009 at the Union Pool in Brooklyn, NY.

The band will be heading to SXSW to play a ton of showcases in front of tons of "industry" folks and actual music fans. Here are those show dates:

Tue Mar 16th Houstin, TX @ The White Swan
Wed Mar 17th Austin, TX @ Emo's (as part of Brooklyn Vegan SXSW showcase)
Thu Mar 18th Austin, TX @ East End Tattoo (as part of Chronicyouth.com SXSW showcase)
Fri Mar 19th Austin, TX @ Headhunters (as part of Porfound Lore / 20 Buck Spin Showcase)
Sat Mar 20th Austin, TX @ Plush (as part of Giant Steps Productions Showcase)
Sun Mar 21st Birmingham, AL @ Magic City Wholesale w/ Salome
Mon Mar 22nd Atlanta, GA @ PS warehouse w/ Salome

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Dark Castle Announces European Tour Dates

Florida doom metal band DARK CASTLE will be performing at this year's SXSW, as the band will take part in showcases sponsored by 20 Buck Spin/Profound Lore, BrooklynVegan, Chronic Youth and more.

DARK CASTLE have also secured a supporting slot on Kylesa's Spring European tour, which plows through France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Greece, Finland and Norway, with appearances at several festivals including Metalorgie (France), Impetus (Switzerland) and Asymetry Festival (Poland). The tour will share the stage with Shrinebuilder, Eyehategod, Nachtmystium, Electric Wizard and more along the way.

DARK CASTLE SXSW 2010 tour dates are as follows:

3/17/2010 Emo’s - Austin, TX
Brooklyn Vegan showcase w/ Torche, The Atlas Moth, Withered

3/18/2010 East End Tattoo - Austin, TX
Chronic Youth showcase w/ The Atlas Moth

3/19/2010 Headhunter's - Austin, TX
Profound Lore/20 Buck Spin showcase w/ White Mice, Liturgy, Salome, Coffinworm, Yakuza, The Atlas Moth, The Endless Blockade and more

3/20/2010 Plush - Austin, TX
Giant Steps Productions showcase w/ Irepress, Battlefields, Caspian and more

DARK CASTLE European tour w/ Kylesa:
4/07/2010 Trix - Antwerp, Belgium
4/08/2010 Nantes, France - Metalorgie Festival w/ Baroness
4/09/2010 Santana 27 - Bilbao, Spain
4/10/2010 Porto Rio - Porto, Portugal
4/11/2010 Ritmo & Compas - Madrid, Spain
4/12/2010 Be Cool - Barcelona, Spain
4/13/2010 Le Confort Moderne - Poitiers, France
4/14/2010 Le Grand Mix - Lille, France
4/16/2010 L’autre Canal - Nancy, France
4/17/2010 Impetus Festival - Lausanne, Switzerland w/ Eyehategod
4/18/2010 Grnd Zero Vaise - Lyon, France
4/20/2010 La Maroquenerie - Paris, France w/ Shrinebuilder
4/21/2010 Substage - Karlsruhe, Germany w/ Shrinebuilder, Eyehategod
4/22/2010 Covo - Bologna, Italy
4/23/2010 Bloom - Mezzago - Italy w/ Shrinebuilder
4/24/2010 Kapu - Linz, Austria
4/25/2010 Sfentona Club - Athens, Greece
4/27/2010 Tavastia - Helsinki, Finland
4/28/2010 The Garage - Oslo, Norway
4/30/2010 Asymetry Festival - Wroclaw, Poland w/ Electric Wizard, Shrinebuilder, Zu, Nachtmystium
5/01/2010 Ucho - Gdynia, Poland
5/02/2010 Archiv - Potsdam, Germany

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Relapse Records Announces CMJ 2009 Showcase

Relapse Records has partnered up with BrooklynVegan-BBG to present its 2009 CMJ showcase show. This showcase will be held at Fontana’s (105 Eldridge St) on Friday, October 23rd during the annual CMJ Music Marathon in New York City. The event will be open to the public as well as CMJ badge-holders.

This year’s line-up includes MISERY INDEX (Baltimore, MD), SALOME (Virginia), REVOCATION (Boston, MA), BLACK ANVIL (New York, NY), COMPLETE FAILURE (Pittsburgh, PA), HOWL (Providence, RI), and THE GLOOMINOUS DOOM (Reading, PA). Doors for the Relapse showcase will open at 7:00 pm EST but Fontana’s will be open earlier for an all-day BrooklynVegan event.

Here are the full details:

Friday, October 23 @ 7:00 pm
Fontana’s (105 Eldridge St)



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Planet Caravan Line-up Solidified

The Planet Caravan line-up has been solidified and tickets are on sale now.

FRIDAY - Buy Tickets Here
SATURDAY - Buy Tickets Here

Here's the line-up:

Friday, September 18
Bison b.c.
Pick Up The Snake

Saturday, September 19
Orange Goblin
Taddy Porter
The Gates of Slumber

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Dark Castle Announces More US Tour Dates

Florida doom metal band, DARK CASTLE, has announced more tour dates in 2009. The tour dates are as follows:

8/25 - Nobby’s - St. Augustine, FL w/ Asshole Parade, Buttons, American Cheeseburger
9/05 - *TBA - Charlotte, NC
9/06 - Nara Sushi - Richmond, VA w/ Windhand, Akris
9/07 - Lit Lounge - New York, NY w/ The Body, Orphan, Malkuth
9/08 - Machines With Magnets - Pawtucket, RI w/ The Body
9/09 - Daniel Street - Milford, CT w/ The Body, Sea Of Bones
9/10 - Evacuate Warhouse - Roxbury, MA w/ The Body, Gigan, Lecherous Nocturne, Closed Casket
9/11 - Geno’s - Portland, ME w/ The Body
9/12 - *TBA - Amherst, MA w/ The Body
9/13 - Lost and Lulu Gator Bar - Brooklyn, NY w/ The Body, Tournament, Ramps
9/14 - Basement Show - Philadelphia, PA w/ The Body, Bubonic Bear
9/16 - *TBA - Louisville, KY
9/17 - Wise Guys - Somerset, KY w/ Old One, Alegionnaire, Eyelid Conspiracy
9/18 - Little Hamilton - Nashville, TN w/ Salome, Hull, Sacaea
9/19 - *TBA - Fayetteville, AR w/ The Unbeheld, Sons of Tonatiuh
9/20 - Buccaneer - Memphis, TN w/ The Unbeheld, Sons of Tonatiuh, Supercollider

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Batillus Issues Tour Update

New York doom metallers Batillus have issued the following tour update:

"Hey friends (and enemies),

"Our tour with Hull and Salome is coming together nicely, but there are still a few TBAs we'd like to eliminate as soon as possible. We especially need help with the following shows:

9/13 @ TBA - Richmond, VA
9/14 @ TBA - Greensboro, NC or Virginia Beach, VA
9/20 @ TBA - Louisville or Lexington, KY
9/26 @ TBA - Pittsburgh, PA

"Let us know if you can help. We're totally down to play house shows or basements or backyards or skate ramps or warehouses or whatever.

"Also, if you can offer us a place to crash any night of the tour we will pay you back by not drinking ALL your beer... And for those of you in New York, we have a show tomorrow (Friday, August 21) with Bloody Panda, Liturgy, and Castevet. At Union Pool. It should be a good time."

The complete listing of Batillus tour dates is as follows: More...

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Batillus Announces Tour Dates With Hull And Salome

New York doom metallers Batillus have issued the following announcement about upcoming tour dates:


"We're booking a tour with Hull and Salome for September and we need some help with shows. Let us know if you can help with any of the TBAs, or with offering a place to snoozle at night.

"New songs coming soon. Buy a Seldon Hunt shirt, because they rule."

The currently announced tour dates are as follows:

9/10/09 @ Kung Fu Necktie - Philadelphia, PA
9/11/09 @ Talking Head Club - Baltimore, MD (w/ Oak)
9/12/09 @ TBA - Washington, DC
9/13/09 @ Nara Sushi - Richmond, VA (w/ Lord By Fire)
9/14/09 @ TBA - Greensboro, NC
9/15/09 @ TBA - Columbia, SC
9/16/09 @ TBA - Savannah, GA
9/17/09 @ 529 - Atlanta, GA
9/18/09 @ TBA - Asheville, NC
9/19/09 @ TBA - Nashville, TN
9/20/09 @ TBA - Little Rock, AR or Memphis, TN
9/21/09 @ TBA - Little Rock, AR or Memphis, TN or Springfield, MO
9/22/09 @ TBA - St. Louis, MO
9/23/09 @ White Star Bar - Chicago, IL
9/24/09 @ Melody Inn - Indianapolis, IN (w/ Apostle of Solitude)
9/25/09 @ TBA - Columbus or Toldeo or Cleveland, OH
9/26/09 @ TBA - Pittsburgh, PA
9/27/09 @ TBA - Brooklyn, NY (no Salome)

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Agoraphobic Nosebleed Posts New Song Preview

AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED has posted a second preview track, "Moral Distortion", from their new full-length album, "Agorapocalypse." "Moral Distortion" can be heard on the band's MySpace page. Also on the band’s MySpace page is the album-opener "Agorapocalypse Now." "Agorapocalypse" [cover] is scheduled for a CD, LP, and limited-edition release on April 14th in North American and April 20th internationally. More...

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Ocean, Salome To Play Show No Mercy Concert

On the heels of "Pantheon Of The Lesser," their second album for Important Records, and subsequent features in Decibel, Metal Maniacs, and Terrorizer, Portland, Maine quartet OCEAN is joining Virginia trio SALOME (featuring members of AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED) for a night of epic doom February 15 at Brooklyn, New York's Public Assembly (formerly Galapagos) as part of the third installment of Pitchfork's monthly SHOW NO MERCY Showcase. (The first two events were headlined by Nachtmystium/Velnius and Skeletonwitch/Cannabis Corpse, respectively.)

OCEAN and SALOME will be joined by Boston riff rockers RIFF CANNON and Brooklyn's own icy minimalist doom crew BATILLUS. Future SHOW NO MERCY events will include Tombs, Crucifier, Wetnurse, Krieg, and Krallice, among others.

Each month, artist SELDON HUNT (Neurosis, Khanate, Jesu, Isis, etc.) will create original SHOW NO MERCY flyer designs. The series is organized by BRANDON STOSUY, who writes Pitchfork's monthly metal column, SHOW NO MERCY.

You can view the latest flier here and get more information on the show here.

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Georgia's Scion Rock Fest Details Revealed

The Scion Rock Fest will take place on Saturday, February 28th at the Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia. The show will go from noon until midnight and attendees must be at least 18 years old. The line-up is as follows:

High on Fire
Wolves in the Throne Room
Harvey Milk
Toxic Holocaust
A Storm of Light

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Agoraphobic Nosebleed Adds Female Singer

Agoraphobic Nosebleed has announced the addition of a female singer to their line-up. Joining the band is Kat of Virginia metal/doom outfit, Salome. She will appear on the band's upcoming 5" split with Crom.

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