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Last updated on December 9, 2016 at 11:47 AM ET

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Harm's Way Announces 2017 Tour

After completing extensive North American and European treks this past summer, Chicagoan metal/hardcore unit Harm's Way is ready to head back out on the road.

Set to kick off this upcoming February, Harm'sy Way will serve as support for Every Time I Die. The bill also features Knocked Loose and Eternal Sleep on the following dates:

Feb. 1 - State College, PA - State Theatre
Feb. 2 - Whitehall, PA - Planet Trog
Feb. 3 - Northampton, MA - Pearl Street Nightclub
Feb. 4 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
Feb. 6 - Howell, NJ - Gamechangerworld
Feb. 7 - Washington, DC - Rock & Roll Hotel
Feb. 8 - Virginia Beach, VA - Shaka's Live
Feb. 9 - Morgantown, WV - Mainstage Morgantown
Feb. 10 - Louisville, KY - Diamond Pub Concert Hall
Feb. 11 - St. Louis, MO - The Ready Room
Feb. 13 - Houston, TX - Walter's Downtown
Feb. 14 - Austin, TX - Sidewinder
Feb. 15 - Austin, TX - Sidewinder
Feb. 16 - Lubbock, TX - Jake's Sports Cafe
Feb. 17 - El Paso, TX - Tricky Falls
Feb. 18 - Tucson, AZ - The Rock
Feb. 19 - Santa Ana, CA - The Observatory
Feb. 20 - Camarillo, CA - Rock City Studios
Feb. 21 - San Francisco, CA - Slim's
Feb. 24 - Denver, CO - Marquis Theatre
Feb. 25 - Fort Collins, CO - Hodi's
Feb. 26 - Omaha, NE - Waiting Room
Feb. 27 - Lawrence, KS - Granada More...

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Morass Of Molasses Signs Record Deal

HeviSike Records is pleased to announce the signing of British stoner doom band Morass Of Molasses to release the band's new album "These Paths We Tread." The album is set to be released in April of 2017 on digital, CD, and vinyl formats.

Label owner Jay Ackerman commented: "We are pleased to welcome Morass of Molasses to the family! Their debut EP 'So Flows Our Fate' got me hooked on the first listen, and live they are incendiary. We are looking forward to releasing the album. "

New album "These Paths We Tread" represents the culmination of the collective will of the band since its inception. The album is a veritable melting pot of ideas, forming a thick stew of heavy blues with a side of doom for good measure. Morass of Molasses is:

Vocals/Baritone - Bones ‘The Beard’ Huse
Lead Guitar - Phil ‘The Mountain’ Williams
Drums - Chris ‘The Beast’ West More...

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Mordskog Premieres "Mors Est Vitae Essentia"

Mexico City black metal trio Mordskog premieres a new song entitled "Mors Est Vitae Essentia", taken from the upcoming debut album "XIII", which will be out in stores January 6th through Werewolf Records in cooperation with Hells Headbangers.

Check out now "Mors Est Vitae Essentia" below.

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Lock Up Premieres New Song "Mindfight"

Multinational grindcore outfit Lock Up - featuring Kevin Sharp (ex-Brutal Truth), Anton Reisenegger (Pentagram, Criminal), Shane Embury (Napalm Death, Brujeria, Venomous Concept), and Nick Barker (ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-Dimmu Borgir) - premieres a new song entitled "Mindfight", taken from the upcoming new album "Demonization", which will be out in stores in March via Listenable Records.

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Polar Premieres New Music Video "Deus Ex Machina"

U.K.'s Polar released a new music video for the song "Deus Ex Machina" the song appears on the latest album "No Cure, No Savior", which is available now through Prosthetic Records. Comeback Kid's frontman Andrew Neufeld reprises his studio role on the track in the clip.

Check out now "Deus Ex Machina" here:

Tells guitarist Fabian Lomas of the song: More...

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