Metal News for February 10, 2013
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13 news articles posted on this day.
Italian metalcore act Your Anguish has announced the band's new album "Heroes & Zeroes" is due out March 1st through all major digital platforms, along with a physical CD release to follow on March 30th, 2013.
A small sneak peek of the new album is now available through the YouTube player below. A release party will also be held on Saturday, March 30th at United Club in Turin (Italy) with the support of The Doomsayer and My Aim to Farewell.
Italian symphonic metal combo Norhod has signed a worldwide deal with Wormholedeath/Aural Music Group.
Wormholedeath will release the band's debut album “The Blazing Lily” worldwide through Aural Music Group. The album was produced, recorded, and mixed at Realsound Studio (Italy) with producer Wahoomi Corvi (Crysalys , The Way Of Purity), and mastered by Mika Jussila at Finnvox Studios in Finland. A release date will be revealed soon.
Norhod comments: “We are so proud to have the opportunity to work with WormHoleDeath. The label is represented by serious and competent people and we are sure that they can support us properly. We are grateful to WormHoleDeath for appreciating our work and we are extremely happy to release our first full length 'The Blazing Lily' with them.” More...
Italy's Worstenemy recently inked a deal with WormHoleDeath for the release of new album "Revelation." Now the band has posted a teaser trailer for the album online, which can be heard below.
"Revelation" is schedule for release later this year. Further details on the album will be revealed as they are made available.
Call of the Void will be road-bound this year bringing on the audio violence to a city near you. Ravaging the country alongside Ambassador Gun on select dates, the tour will include appearances at SXSW as well as other additions to be announced in the weeks to come. Full details are available below.
The band will be touring in support of new album "Dragged Down A Dead End Path," which was recorded at the Boar’s Nest in Salt Lake City, Utah by Andy Patterson and mastered by Chris Mcnaughton. The album will see digital, CD, and LP North American release on March 19th, preceded by European release dates of March 15th in Germany, Benelux and Finland, and March 18th in the UK and all other territories.
3/09/2013 Aqualung Community Space - Denver, CO w/ Gravetorn, Reproacher, Catholic Girls
3/10/2013 Gasworks - Albuquerque, NM w/ Creative Adult
3/18/2013 Avalon House - Murfreesboro, TN w/ Ambassador Gun
3/19/2013 The Drunken Unicorn - Atlanta, GA at w/ Ambassador Gun, Dropout
3/21/2013 The Retro Café - Virginia Beach, VA w/ Ambassador Gun
3/22/2013 Sidebar - Baltimore, MD w/ Ambassador Gun, Passage Between
3/23/2013 JR’s - Philadelphia, PA w/ Ambassador Gun, Cadaveric Spasm, Wet Nightmare
3/24/2013 The Saint - Asbury Park, NJ w/ Ambassador Gun, El Drugstore, Abacinate
3/25/2013 The Place - Brooklyn, NY w/ Ambassador Gun, It's Not Night It's Space
3/27/2013 Ultra Lounge - Chicago, IL w/ Ambassador Gun, Beak
3/28/2013 The Gun Range - Minneapolis, MN w/ Ambassador Gun, Nerves
3/29/2013 THE Shop - Davenport, IA w/ Wax Moth, Crater, My Pal Trigger More...
Diabolical has revealed the artwork for new album "Neogenesis," which can be viewed below, and the band also comments:
"Today we proudly reveal the cover artwork and the release date of the new Diabolical album 'Neogenesis.'
German melodic death metal band Inner Sanctum (not to be confused with the band of the same name from India) has released a new music video for the track "Selfmade Saviour," taken off the "Principle Leader " album. Check out the clip below. For more info on Inner Sanctum, head over to the band's Facebook profile here.
PRC Music has issued the following announcement about inking a deal with Hungarian act Kill With Hate:
"Hungary's kill team Kill With Hate will see its debut album 'Voices of Obliteration' released worldwide by PRC Music on April 16 on CD.
"Kill With Hate delivers a crushing mid 1990's American-influenced Death Metal with an astonishing crystal clean production. Fast, groovy and very heavy, KILL WITH HATE is musically similar to old Cannibal Corpse, old Dying Fetus and sometime Aborted... No millions of notes per minute here, just real songs, played by great musicians having a great time delivering the goods."
Critically acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth (formerly of Forbidden, Nevermore, Dragonlord, Vicious Rumors) is featured as as special guest lead guitarist on three songs from the new Electric Punishment album titled "Pressure Spike."
The band, fronted by singer/songwriter/guitarist Jimmie Evans, is based in Santa Rosa, California and has been making metal since 1989, when Geoff Thorpe of Vicious Rumors produced the band's debut CD titled "Bloody Mary."
Smyth is featured on the songs "Pressure Spike," "Cold Day In June," and "Coerced." All three can be freely downloaded from the band's webiste, and you can stream "Pressure Spike" in the player below. More...
As the 40th Anniversary of his joining the Scorpions North American tour rolls on, Uli Jon Roth has confirmed that Dean Guitars and Ddrum CEO Elliot Rubinson will be playing bass in Uli's band for the first half of the tour.
Rubinson recently toured North America as a part of Michael Schenker's band. Elliot started on January 26th in Santa Ana, CA and will continue on the tour through February 12th in Ottawa, Ontario Canada. In addition ULI will be joined by various Dean Artists throughout the tour.
Elliot commented about being a part of ULI's band on the upcoming tour: "I have been fortunate to be able to have played with Uli everywhere from cruise ship tours to European trade shows. He is clearly one of the greatest guitarists ever with a sense of harmonies few possess. Since we grew up on the same music we share a passion for greats like Jimi Hendrix. I am very excited about being a part of the filming and recording taking place on this tour"
Uli is equally excited to be playing with Rubinson: "It is always a real pleasure to share the stage with Elliott Rubinson. Not only is he an excellent bass player, who delivers the goods at every show, but he also connects with the audience in a great way. Together we're rocking the house!" More...
Dubai's Nervecell has checked in with the following statement about canceling the band's previously scheduled appearance at the Fly Music Fest:
"It is with deep regret to announce that we will not be performing at the Fly Music Festival in Delhi, India next week, due to the organizers Percept Emc confirming to us today that the event has been called off!
"Needless to say, they have left us in a very unfortunate situation. We apologize to all our fans in India as this is completely out of our hands. We look forward to performing in India (as always) and surely WILL BE BACK soon!"
For more info on Nervecell's live activity, head over to the band's Facebook profile here.
Costa Rican old school death metal band Insepulto unleashed its debut "Morbid Spawn of Resurrection" via Psycho Records late last year and is finally streaming the entire release. Check out that stream of all ten tracks below. The San Jose trio has been around for an unbelievable 19 years and finally got around to putting out its debut.
Polish thrash metal band Snake Eyes is back a couple of years after its debut album "Beware of the Snake." The Polish quartet has released its new EP "Macabre Tales" via Psycho Records, which is limited to 500 copies on MCD. Below is an upload of the track "Rumble" from the EP.
If Seth Putnam had lived, he'd no doubt be celebrating 25 years with Anal Cunt this year. He was taken from us at the age of 43 a year and a half ago, young - but not unexpectedly. He lived his life hard and fast and on his own terms, surviving to an age none thought he would. He didn't battle his inner demons, but rather got on the same side as they were. We lost that 'voice' that would come into our stereos and give us a dose of that sick humor that would parody anything into the realm of stupidity. Before forming Anal Cunt as a joke, Seth was a big fan of metal, alternative rock and hardcore - being a fixture in several Boston bands. It was this old school street cred that made the fans understand the joke that AxCx perpetrated. The year was 1988, a good one for the scene and one in which everyone was looking for something a bit different. And different was what they got. Seth Putnam was a twenty year old living in his mother's house in Newton, Massachusetts. He had been in and out of several area bands and was briefly in Shit Scum with Fred Ordonez. They guested on a radio show and jammed at Fred's rented warehouse. More...