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The Doom In June Vol. 4 Music Festival is entering its fourth consecutive year. 22 live bands will be playing over a two day period on Friday, June 6th and Saturday, June 7th at The Cheyenne Saloon in North Las Vegas, NV.
Included in the roster will be Pennsylvania trio Pale Divine (pictured below), who recently remastered their entire "Cemetery Earth" album on Shadow Kingdom records. Also there will be Las Vegas' own Demon Lung and Harry Conklin's black metal band Satan's Host.
For the first time in the festival's four-year history bands have been booked to perform starting Friday night (June 6th). In keeping with festival tradition, Saturday (June 7th) will feature music all day and well into the night. Doom in June expanded the format to accommodate 22 bands this year.
"I'm proud to be doing Doom in June for the 4th time" explains festival founder Marco Barbieri, "We've expanded to a two-day format in order to add more bands. There is a greater diversity of talent and we've listened to the fans and made it darker and heavier this year."
Confirmed artists include the following 22 bands. Originally 23 artists, The Freeks cancelled their scheduled appearance:
Ides of Gemini
Secrets of the Sky
Spun in Darkness
Trapped Within Burning Machinery
Whores of Tijuana
Today Noisey.Vice.com is streaming the entirety of the new 7" split between Nunslaughter and Acid Witch. Check out all the songs below, and the full track listing is as follows:
1. Acid Witch - "Evil"
2. Nunslaughter - "Fiends of Old"
3. Nunslaughter - "A Sordid Past"
4. Acid Witch - "Spooky Tails" More...
This fall will indeed be the Season of the Witch, as Hells Headbangers announces October 23rd as the release date for the reissue of both Acid Witch's "Witchtanic Hellucinations" and Witch Cross' "Fit For Fight" debut albums.
Additionally, October 23rd will also be the release date of Witch Cross' limited-edition "All That's Fit for Fighting" 3CD+DVD discography collection, which will also include the lone "Fit For Fight" album.
The Maryland Deathfest organizers report that "Sonar will be re-opening before MDF, and technically they already have."
As previously reported, the venue of the Maryland Deathfest was up in the air when Baltimore's Sonar nightclub failed to renew their liquor license and closed its doors.
The organizers futher commented: "These last couple of days have been incredibly confusing and stressful, but we are currently back to the regularly scheduled program. And don't worry, beyond plan B is a plan C, because that's how we roll. See you in a couple of weeks."
As such, the set times that were previously announced should now hold.
Here's the updated flier: More...
The ninth annual Maryland Deathfest has announced the final lineup and set times for the event. However, not long after announcing these details came word that the Baltimore venue, Sonar, unexpectedly closed its doors today. The festival organizers claim to have a backup plan that should involve little to no inconvenience to ticket holders (even those coming from out of town) and will be releasng more details soon.
Until then, the announced lineup and set times are as follows:
Thursday, May 26th
Entrance opens at 4 pm
WITCHAVEN - 4:45 - 5:15
SHITSTORM - 5:30 - 5:55
NOISEAR - 6:10 - 6:40
MIASMAL - 6:55 - 7:30
LACK OF INTEREST - 7:45 - 8:20
FLESH PARADE - 8:35 - 9:10
EXTORTION - 9:25 - 10:00
BUZZOV*EN - 10:15 - 11:00
TRAGEDY - 11:15 - 12:00
CATHEDRAL - 12:15 - end More...
Sweden's Death Breath is the latest band to be confirmed for the 2011 edition of the Maryland Death Festival. Next year's festival will take place from May 26th - 29th, 2011. Further details on the festival can be found at this location. The currently announced lineup is as follows: More...
New Jersey based death metal band Funebrarum is the latest act to be confirmed for the 2011 edition of the Maryland Death Fest, which is set to take place from May 27th - 29th in Baltimore. The currently announced lineup is as follows:
Bad acid trip
Corrosion of conformity
Hail of bullets
Last days of humanity
Acid Witch is set to release a new album titled "Stoned" this Halloween via Hell's Headbangers, which issued the following comment on the band:
"Drudging through the ghetto swamps of Detroit's back alleys of murder, rape, and lost hopes comes the unholy stoners known as Acid Witch. Detroit's most evil doom band raises hell this Halloween with one of the heaviest, crushing albums ever made! Mixing 70's psych, 80's doom metal, crust, and death metal this album is sure to possess even the holiest by the power of weed, spell and satanism!"
You can also check out Acid Witch tracks via this location.
Razorback Recordings has announced the signing of ACID WITCH for their debut album.
"'WITCHTANIC HELLUCINATIONS" is 13 terrible tales of dark and heavy doom metal brewing from the unspeakable hag's psychedelic cauldron of death," states the release. "A true melting pot of twisted Death Metal riffs swarming with tripped out leads, demonic-death growls from hell, and a cackling corpse-full of catchy song writing that will warp your mind until you pass out from the fumes of cursed Witch-smoke! Behold the swamp spells and the cult of bloodthirsty Witchwolves as they devour your soul! The ACID WITCH is born...let the Death-Trip begin!"
The first 100 people to order direct from razorbackrecords.com will receive the CD in special Halloween-themed packaging.