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Danava Readies New Album, "Hemisphere of Shadows"

One of the early signings that helped put Kemado Records on the map, psych/stoner/space rock band Danava now return with the long-awaited "Hemisphere of Shadows," their first new album in three years. "Hemisphere of Shadows" is scheduled for an October 4 release on Kemado.

BrooklynVegan is now streaming "Shoot Straight with a Crooked Gun," the lead track off "Hemisphere of Shadows" here.

Here's a psychedelic trailer for the album:

From their initial appearance on Kemado’s famed Invaders comp in 2006, alongside The Sword, Saviours, and Dungen, Portland, Oregon’s Danava turned heads with a bombastic 70‘s sound that melded blazing psych-metal with glam-rock flair. Danava has toured with the likes of Witchcraft, Voivod, The Melvins, Acid Mothers Temple, and Down (who have invited the band out three times now.)

"Hemisphere of Shadows" was produced and mixed by Danava vocalist/guitarist/synth man Gregory Meleney with Morgan Mitchell at Orange Room in the band’s home of Portland, Oregon. The cover art shows a detail from The Coronation Of the Virgin by medieval French painter Enguerrand Quarton.

The album sees the debut of second guitarist Andrew Forgash and new drummer Matt Oliver. Gregory Meleney describes "Hemisphere of Shadows" as a guitar-driven beast that captures the real vibe of the band better than ever before: "This album is less Michael Moorcock and more Michael Schenker. Adding Andrew Forgash as a second guitarist has shifted our focus toward the guitars. This album is more so a live record. We translate best live and Hemisphere of Shadows is closer than we've ever been to capturing it."

The tracklist is as follows:

1. Shoot Straight with a Crooked Gun
2. White Nights of Murder
3. The Last Goodbye
4. I Am the Skull
5. Riding Hood
6. The Illusion Crawls
7. Hemisphere of Shadows
8. Dying into Light

Danava brings "Hemisphere of Shadows" on the road in August for a European tour with Lecherous Gaze, followed by a North American tour in the fall with Thrones. Here are the latest Danava tour dates: More...

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Christian Mistress Full Album Stream, Tour Dates

"Agony & Opium," the debut release from Olympia, Washington-based metal act CHRISTIAN MISTRESS, is streaming now in its entirety on Decibel Magazine's website.

Still a fairly new act, CHRISTIAN MISTRESS have created a massive stir in recent weeks, building up to and following the recent arrival of "Agony & Opium," which was released on August 24th via Olympia's 20 Buck Spin label.

CHRISTIAN MISTRESS is preparing for their massive two-month North American venture alongside Thrones kicking off later this month.

Here are the latest dates on the CHRISTIAN MISTRESS and THRONES Tour 2010:

9/27/2010 Tube - Portland, OR w/ DJ Nate C
9/28/2010 Redroom - Boise, ID
9/29/2010 Club Vegas - Salt Lake City, UT w/ Dwellers, Bees
9/30/2010 3 Kings Tavern - Denver, CO
10/1/2010 Bourbon Theater - Lincoln, NE
10/2/2010 Turf Club - Minneapolis, MN
10/3/2010 The Borg Ward - Milwaukee, WI
10/4/2010 The Empty Bottle - Chicago, IL
10/6/2010 Southgate House - Newport, KY
10/7/2010 Mac’s Bar - Lansing, MI
10/8/2010 The Shop - Toronto, ON
10/9/2010 Playhouse - Montreal, QC
10/10/2010 Geno’s - Portland, ME
10/11/2010 O’Brien’s - Boston, MA w/ Kintaan
10/12/2010 Machines With Magnets - Providence, RI w/ The Body, Kintaan
10/13/2010 Acheron - Brooklyn, NY
10/14/2010 Kung Fu Necktie - Philadelphia, PA w/ Serpent Throne
10/15/2010 Golden West - Baltimore, MD
10/16/2010 The Triple - Richmond, VA
10/17/2010 The Milestone - Charlotte, NC
10/18/2010 Caledonia Lounge - Athens, GA
10/19/2010 529 - Atlanta, GA
10/20/2010 Hi-Tone Cafe - Memphis, TN
10/21/2010 Nightmare - Dallas, TX w/ Deadsea
10/22/2010 Red 7 - Austin, TX
10/23/2010 *TBA - San Antonio, TX
10/24/2010 *TBA - El Paso, TX
10/25/2010 Solar Culture - Tucson, AZ
10/26/2010 Spaceland - Los Angeles, CA
10/27/2010 Blue Lagoon - Santa Cruz, CA
10/28/2010 *TBA - Oakland, CA
10/29/2010 The Hemlock - San Francisco, CA
10/30/2010 Alibi - Arcata, CA
10/31/2010 Oak St Speakeasy - Eugene, OR

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Wolves In The Throne Room Adds More Tour Dates

More dates have been added to WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM's headlining North American tour, which begins next week. The most recent shows added include Boise, Salt Lake City, Buffalo, Wilkes-Barre, New Orleans and Austin. The band will be showcasing new material from their acclaimed Black Cascade release. The band will be joined by Thrones, A Storm of Light, Krallice and more for much of the tour, make a stop at the Baltimore Deathfest (co-headlining the 3-day event alongside Bolt Thrower, Napalm Death, Absu, Mayhem, Marduk and more), and even kicking off the tour with a show with Opeth and Enslaved.

Here are the latest WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM headlining North American tour dates: More...

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Coffins Announces US Tour With Stormcrow

Japan's Coffins has announced a US west coast tour with Oakland's Stormcrow. The tour dates are as follows:

4/30 - El Chorazon - Seattle, WA w/Skarp, Grey
5/01 - Northern - Olympia, WA w/Thrones, Sixes
5/02 - Satyricon - Portland, OR w/Thrones, Aldebaran
5/03 - Oak St Speakeasy - Eugene, OR w/HC Minds
5/04 - Auntie Moe’s - Eureka, CA
5/06 - KFJC radio live recording - San Jose, CA
5/07 - Annie’s - San Francisco, CA w/Laudanum, Samothrace
5/08 - Gilman St. - Berkeley, CA w/Aldebaran
5/09 - The Knitting Factory (part of LA Murderfest) - Los Angeles, CA

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Wolves In The Throne Room Headlining US Dates

Wolves In The Throne Room has announced more headlining US tour dates, featuring Krallice and/or Storm of Light and other bands on select dates as support. Here are the latest tour dates:

5/13/2009 Marquis Theatre - Denver, CO w/ Krallice
5/14/2009 The Picador - Iowa City, IA w/ Krallice
5/15/2009 Triple Rock Social Club - Minneapolis, MN
5/16/2009 Bottom Lounge - Chicago, IL w/ Krallice, A Storm of Light
5/17/2009 Casbah - Hamilton, ON w/ A Storm of Light, Krallice
5/18/2009 Wreck Room - Toronto, ON w/ Thrones, Krallice, A Storm of Light
5/19/2009 La Sala Rosa - Montreal, QC w/ Thrones, Krallice, A Storm of Light
5/21/2009 Great Scott - Allston, MA w/ Krallice, A Storm of Light
5/22/2009 Europa - Brooklyn, NY w/ Thrones, A Storm of Light
5/23/2009 Sonar - Baltimore, MD - as part of Maryland Deathfest
5/24/2009 Club Hell - Providence, RI w/ A Storm of Light
5/25/2009 Wallingford American Legion - Wallingford, CT w/ Krallice, A Storm of Light
5/26/2009 The Studio at Webster Hall - New York, NY w/ Krallice, A Storm of Light
5/28/2009 Kung Fu Necktie - Philadelphia, PA w/ Krallice, A Storm of Light [6 PM show]
5/28/2009 Kung Fu Necktie - Philadelphia, PA w/ Krallice, A Storm of Light [10 PM show]
5/29/2009 Gallery 5 - Richmond, VA w/ Krallice, A Storm of Light, Forensics
5/30/2009 The Hideaway - Johnson City, TN w/ Krallice, A Storm of Light
6/01/2009 Caledonia - Athens, GA w/ Krallice, A Storm of Light
6/02/2009 The Earl - Atlanta, GA w/ Krallice, A Storm of Light

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