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American Black metallers GOATWHORE have just released the first single from their upcoming new album "Carving Out The Eyes Of God". The track, "Apocalyptic Havoc", is the first song from the album and sets the tone for the entire sequence of 10 punk-flavored songs. The songs can be streamed online on the band's Myspace.
GOATWHORE headed back to St. Petersburg, FL to record with producer Erik Rutan at Manna Studios with mastering being handled by Alan Douches of West West Side.
Carving Out the Eyes of God' will be available in Europe on June 19th / June 22nd and in the US on June 23rd. More...
Goatwhore's upcoming new album, Carving Out The Eyes Of God, is now up as a signed pre-order on the Metal Blade Store. The cost is $12, and is scheduled for release on June 23rd.
The Atlanta based quintet DÅÅTH recently unleashed a straight shot of pure, unfiltered American metal upon the masses with their new full-length album, The Concealers, which is garnering numerous rave reviews (see below). The group just completed a very successful month-long North American trek alongside Dragonforce and continues their touring onslaught throughout the summer touring the U.S. with Goatwhore, Abigail Williams, SWWAATS and Abysmal Dawn. Be sure to visit the bands official Myspace Page to view their complete touring itinerary.
DÅÅTH shot a video for the scathing new track, “Day Of Endless Light,” with director Robin Fuller (Ghost of a Thousand, Shaped By Fate) last month and click on the link below to for a sneak peak into the madness that awaits.
Eyal Levi (guitars) further comments: “DÅÅTH is definitely back. We just wrapped up our North American tour with Dragonfoce and Cynic. Now that the dust has settled we have, with proof and via memories, come to the conclusion that this was our best tour ever. On all fronts: crowd reaction, merch sales and new friendships. And any memories we’re too blacked out to remember were caught on film anyways! We have tons of amazing footage from this tour that we’ll be sharing with you guys for a while. Both bands are incredibly easy to tour with because they are composed of such great individuals. Like Kevin Talley was perplexed about, ‘Man, there are no douchebags on this tour! Usually there’s at least one.’ I couldn’t ask for a better tour to come back on after our seemingly centuries long break.
“Coming up in the world of DÅÅTH are quite a few badass and exciting things. First we have a video we’re about to release for ‘Day Of Endless Light.’ I’ve said in the past that I didn’t want us to create just another metal video with five dudes jamming in an abandoned building or warehouse. We wanted a video that was more of a visual work that just carried a dark and slick vibe and could be considered an animated work of art. Well, so far I personally have only seen 10 seconds of it and holy shit! It is definitely on the way to achieving the goal. Director Robin Fuller and art director Jorden Haley are the kind of people I need to always be working with.
“Also, there are some exciting tours in the works. In June and July we’ll be doing the ‘Conquer and Curse’ tour which features our brothers from Goathwore. I can’t say enough how much I admire and love this band. Headlining will be Abigail Williams and the first two bands will be Abysmal Dawn and Success Will Write Apocalypse Across The Sky. This tour is going to be a 180 from the Dragonforce tour and I’m excited for the different experience. We also just confirmed that we’re touring Europe with Chimaira, Unearth, and Throwdown this fall! I don’t need to explain why this is such an amazing tour but let me tell you, we are fucking STOKED to be a part of it! This also will be our second time through Europe with Unearth and can’t wait to share the road with those model human beings.”
The Concealers was produced and mixed by Jason Suecof and Mark Lewis (Trivium, All That Remains, Devildriver) and features unparalleled musicianship along with the extraordinary vocals of Sean Z.
Check out the teaser clip of the new DAATH music video here
Metal Blade Records has issued the following announcement about Goatwhore premiering a new single on satellite radio:
"Starting Wednesday, May 13th, fans can tune into to hear the first single from Goatwhore's upcoming new album, Carving Out The Eyes Of God. The track, Apocalyptic Havoc, is the first song from the album and sets the tone for the entire sequence of 10 punk-flavored road-ragers, blast-laden black metal rituals and Satan-hailing anthems. Carving Out The Eyes Of God will be available everywhere on June 23rd.
"Make sure to tune into Sirius/XM's Liquid Metal starting Wednesday, May 13th to get your first taste of Carving Out The Eyes Of God before the band hits the road in support of the album. Listeners can also submit their requests for Goatwhore to Liquid Metal by clicking HERE."
Louisiana's finest have announced dates throughout July and August with Abigail Williams, Daath, Abysmal Dawn and S.W.W.A.A.T.S. This will be the first chance to catch the band on the road as they support their upcoming new album, Carving Out The Eyes Of God.
05/29 Lafayette, LA Grant Street Music Hall w/ Crowbar
06/13 Houma, LA The City Club
Tour w/ Abigail Williams, Daath, Abysmal Dawn, S.W.W.A.A.T.S
06/24 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
06/25 Jacksonville, FL Jack Rabbits
06/27 Raleigh, NC Volume 11
06/28 Virginia Beach, VA Peppermint Beach Club
06/29 Baltimore, MD Sonar
06/30 Louisville, KY Uncle Pleasants
07/01 Waterloo, IA Spicoli's Grill
07/02 Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry
07/03 Thunder Bay, ON Black Pirate Pub
07/04 Winnipeg, MB Royal Albert Arms
07/05 Regina, SK Exchange
07/06 Saskatoon, SK Walkers
07/07 Edmonton, AB Starlite Room
07/08 Calgary, AB The Underground
07/10 Victoria, BC Sugar Nightclub
07/11 Vancouver, BC The Biltmore
07/12 Seattle, WA El Corazon
07/13 Portland, OR Satyricon
07/14 San Francisco, CA Thee Parkside
07/15 West Hollywood, CA Whiskey
07/16 San Marcos, CA Jumping Turtle
07/17 Las Vegas, NV Cheyenne Saloon
07/18 Farmington, NM Gators Bar Grill
07/19 Denver, CO Larimer Lounge
07/20 Kansas City, MO The Riot Room
07/21 Nashville, TN The Muse
07/22 Danville, VA Plan B
07/23 New York, NY The Blender Theatre
07/24 West Springfield, VA Jaxx Nightclub
07/25 Hartford, CT Webster Theater
07/26 Montreal, QC Foufounes Electriques
07/27 Toronto, ON Wreck Room
07/28 Rochester, NY Penny Arcade
07/29 Cleveland, OH Peabody's
07/30 Mokena, IL The Pearl Room
08/01 Milwaukee, WI The Rave
08/02 Edelstein, IL The Hub
08/03 Tulsa, OK Marquee
08/04 Oklahoma City, OK The Conservatory
08/05 Houston, TX Scout Bar
08/06 San Antonio, TX Scout Bar
08/07 Ft Worth, TX Lola's
08/08 Austin, TX Red 7
08/09 Amarillo, TX The War Legion Underground
08/10 Albuquerque, NM The Compound
08/11 Tucson, AZ The Rock
08/12 Mesa, AZ U.B.'s Bar
Midwestern metal warriors SKELETONWITCH, who are currently touring alongside Amon Amarth, will begin recording their as-yet-untitled new album with producer Jack Endino (Nirvana, High On Fire, Toxic Holocaust) on June 14. The record will be tracked in Seattle at both Studio Litho (owned by Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard) and Endino's own Soundhouse Recording.
"We're stoked to be working with Jack 'and Dino' Endino," says guitarist Nate Garnette. "We hope he will help us achieve a sound that is more natural, organic and powerful, as he did with High on Fire. The new material is coming along great. We can't wait to see it come to fruition!"
Throughout the first few months of 2009, SKELETONWITCH has continued to tour extensively in support of its latest album, "Beyond The Permafrost." In recent weeks, the group delivered a show-stealing performance at the inaugural Scion Rock Fest, played multiple South By Southwest (SXSW) showcases with labelmates Kylesa and crossed the country with Amon Amarth.
"Scion was fucking killer!" Garnett says. "It was one of the best festival lineups of the last 10 years, the organizers treated all the bands like kings and we got to hang out with some good friends in Baroness, Toxic Holocaust, High on Fire and Withered." More...
Los Angeles, CA’s Abysmal Dawn has announced more dates leading up to and concluding the “Conquer & Curse Tour 2009” dates. Abysmal Dawn will join Success Will Write Apocalypse Across the Sky and Abigail Williams in mid-June for a run of dates in the eastern U.S. to meet up with Goatwhore and Daath for the “Conquer & Curse” tour followed by a string of dates home to Los Angeles, CA.
The currently confirmed tour dates are as follows: More...
Black metal band Goatwhore has announced the title for their upcoming album, recently recorded with Erik Rutan at Manna Studios in St. Petersburg, FL. This highly anticipated album will be called "Carving Out the Eyes of God," and will be available everywhere on June 23, 2009.
The track listing for "Carving Out the Eyes of God" is as follows:
1. Apocalyptic Havoc
2. The All-Destroying
3. Carving Out the Eyes of God
4. Shadow of a Rising Knife
5. Provoking the Ritual of Death
6. In Legions, I Am Wars Of Wrath
7. Reckoning of the Soul Made Godless
8. This Passing into the Power of Demons
9. Razor Flesh Devoured
10. To Mourn and Forever Wander through Forgotten Doorways More...
Metal Blade band Lazarus A.D. recently shot their first ever video for "Thou Shall Not Fear," a track from their album "The Onslaught." It was shot at the so-called haunted Eagle's Ballroom in the fine city of Milwaukee, WI. The video will debut on Sunday April 19th.
Lazarus A.D. is also hitting the road for a long stint of touring with Unearth, Testament, Skeletonwitch, Goatwhore, and Amon Amarth. Here are the latest tour dates: More...
Lazarus A.D. has posted the track, "Rebirth," to their MySpace page. The song comes off their debut album, "The Onslaught."
Lead guitarist Dan Gapen comments on their tour with Amon Amarth: “The shows have been bad ass and it’s been great meeting all the crazy metal heads across the country. I also have to say that partying with all the guys in Amon Amarth, Goatwhore, and Skeletonwitch has been an event all of its own." More...
Goatwhore and Abigail Williams have announced that they will be headlining the North American Conquer & Curse Tour alongside Daath, Abysmal Dawn, and Success Will Write Apocalypse Across the Sky.
The lineup is as follows:
* June 19 - June 23: ABIGAIL WILLIAMS / ABYSMAL DAWN / S.W.W.A.A.T.S.
* June 24 - 8/1: GOATWHORE / ABIGAIL WILLIAMS / DAATH / ABYSMAL DAWN / S.W.W.A.A.T.S.
* 8/2 - 8/9: GOATWHORE / ABIGAIL WILLIAMS / ABYSMAL DAWN / S.W.W.A.A.T.S.
* 8/10 - 8/12: ABIGAIL WILLIAMS / ABYSMAL DAWN / S.W.W.A.A.T.S.
Confirmed dates so far: More...
Amon Amarth has announced their appearance at the Finnish festival Ankkarock on August 2nd.
The band will also be playing in Sala Ana Julia Rojas at Ateneo de Caracas, Venezuela on May 12th as part of the Twilight of the Thunder God Latin America Tour 2009.
Here are the upcoming Amon Amarth tour dates: More...
Long running death metal / hardcore stalwarts CREMATORIUM have just confirmed a handful of west coast dates. The shows include dates with BRUTAL TRUTH, as well as GOATWHORE and an appearance at the Los Angeles Murderfest. Here are the tour dates:
4/4 The Sets - Tempe, AZ w/ BRUTAL TRUTH
4/5 Jumping Turtle - San Marcos, CA w/ BRUTAL TRUTH
4/6 TBA – CA w/ BRUTAL TRUTH
4/8 Knitting Factory - Hollywood, CA w/ GOATWHORE
4/9 Knitting Factory - Hollywood, CA (LA Murderfest 5.0)
CREMATORIUM is currently writing and demoing new material for an album that should surface around the end of the year. Vocalist Daniel Dismal had this to say about the shows and the new material: More...
Viking metal favourites Amon Amarth has announced some more tour dates on their trek across the United States in April. Joining them on the bill will be Goatwhore, Skeletonwitch and Lazarus A.D.
The tour schedule is now as follows:
April 10 - Tempe, AZ - Marquee (New Show)
April 11 - Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theater
April 12 - Denver, CO - Gothic Theatre
April 14 - St. Louis, MO - Pops
April 15 - Oklahoma City, OK - Diamond Ballroom
April 16 - Dallas, TX - Granada Theater
April 17 - San Antonio, TX - White Rabbit
April 18 - Houston, TX - Meridian
April 20 - Louisville, KY - Headliners
April 21 - Cleveland, OH - Peabodys
April 22 - Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom
April 23 - Pittsburgh, PA - Mr. Smalls
April 24 - Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom
April 25 - Hartford, CT - Webster Theatre
April 26 - Baltimore, MD - Sonar
April 27 - Allentown, PA - Crocodile Rock (New Show)
April 28 - Norfolk, VA - The NorVA
April 29 - Raleigh, NC - Volume 11
April 30 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade
May 1 - Orlando, FL - Club Firestone
May 2 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Revolution (New Show)
After a short break The Governor has returned to deliver a hot steaming dose of metal hilarity all over your face with another episode of The Governor’s Ball.
On this episode, The Governor sits down with his friend vocalist Ben Falgoust of Soilent Green and Goatwhore to talk about New Orleans metal, crushing skulls, and fronting both his bands in one day.
Plus on "Some Sly Advice" Sly recounts his first experience with internet dating.
You can download the episode and subscribe to The Governor’s rss feed at thegovernorsball.com.
Amon Amarth will be teaming up with Skeletonwitch, Goatwhore and Lazarus A.D. for a tour of the United States in April.
The first tour dates are as follows:
11 - Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theater
12 - Denver, CO - Gothic Theatre
14 - St. Louis, MO - Pops
15 - Oklahoma City, OK - Diamond Ballroom
16 - Dallas, TX - Granada Theater
17 - San Antonio, TX - White Rabbit
18 - Houston, TX - Meridian
20 - Louisville, KY - Headliners
21 - Cleveland, OH - Peabodys
22 - Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom
23 - Pittsburgh, PA - Mr. Smalls
24 - Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom
25 - Hartford, CT - Webster Theatre
26 - Baltimore, MD - Sonar
28 - Norfolk, VA - The NorVA
29 - Raleigh, NC - Volume 11
30 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade
1 - Orlando, FL - Club Firestone
The first round of bands has been confirmed for the 2009 Central Illinois Metalfest, which will take place on July 31st and August 1st in Urbana. The following bands have been announced:
PUTRID PILE (WI)
FUCK THE FACTS (CANADA)
SECRET OF THE SEVEN THUNDERS (IL)
NECROTIC DISGORGEMENT (OH)
RUMPLESTILTSKIN GRINDER (PA)
DREAMING DEAD (CA)
HUMAN FILLETED (IN)
Florida based death metal legends Obituary has announced a lengthy tour this September. They'll be joined on the trek by Goatwhore, Krisiun, The Berzerker and Warbringer.
The tour dates are as follows:
September 3 - Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
September 4 - Mesa, AZ @ U.B.’s Bar
September 5 - Farmington, NM @ Gator’s
September 6 - Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
September 8 - San Marcos, CA @ Jumping Turtle
September 9 - Los Angeles, CA @ Key Club
September 10 – San Francisco, CA @ Slims
September 11 - Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
September 12 - Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
September 14 - Victoria, BC @ Sugar
September 15 - Vancouver, BC @ Plaza Club
September 17 - Calgary, AB @ Warehouse
September 18 - Edmonton, AB @ Starlite Room
September 19 - Regina, SK @ The Riddell
September 20 - Winnipeg, MB @ Royal Albert Arms
September 22 - Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
September 23 - Mokena, IL @ Pearl Room
September 25 - Toronto, ON @ Opera House
September 26 - Quebec City, QC @ Imperial
September 27 - Montreal, QC @ Foufounes Electriques
September 29 – New York, NY @ Blender Theatre at Gramercy
September 30 - Worcester, MA @ Palladium
October 1 - Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero
October 2 - Raleigh, NC @ Volume 11
October 3 - Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel
October 4 - Louisville, KY @ Headliners Music Hall
Goatwhore has confirmed that they are currently writing new material for a brand new studio album.
Guitarist Sammy Duet says: “We are well into it. I won’t go in the whole, ‘This one is gonna be the heaviest one yet, blah blah blah,’ but it’s gonna be pretty damn heavy. I am really happy with what we have written so far.”
“If all goes to plan, we will enter Mana Studios in early February. Hopefully we will do some shows before then. Other than that, I’m just sitting on my ass being bored. I miss being on tour, but I guess you have to take what you can get.”
Billboard.com reports: Ozzfest 2008, with Metallica and Ozzy Osbourne as headliners, grossed nearly $3.5 million and drew close to 30,000 people to Dallas' Pizza Hut Park, according to producers Sharon Osbourne and AEG Live.
Sponsored by Affliction Clothing, this year's Ozzfest marked the return of the 13-year-old hard music brand after a free run at amphitheaters last year. This year's one-off event did "fantastically well," Sharon Osbourne told Billboard.com. "The one thing is you want for the kids to go away and keep talking about what a great show it was, and that's what they're doing."
In addition to Metallica and Osbourne, mainstage acts were Serj Tankian, Hellyeah, Johnathan Davis, Cavalera Conspiracy, Shadows Fall, Apocalyptica, and In This Moment. The second stage featured Sevendust, Devildriver, Kingdom of Sorrow, Soilent Green, Witchcraft and Goatwhore. On the third stage were the Sword, Drowning Pool, Rigor Mortis, Within Chaos, The Destro and "battle of the bands" winners Debris and Black Tooth.
Osbourne says plans are for Ozzfest to return to Dallas again next summer, likely as a two-day festival, and other cities are also being considered. "Ozzfest ain't going anywhere," she says. "We do try and shake things up and experiment. We're not the old donkey that plods on doing the same sh*t."
Read the full article at Billboard.com.