Metal News for April 14, 2012
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15 news articles posted on this day.
German brutal slam death band Begging For Incest has posted a few tour dates that it will be heading out on, including one U.S. date at the LV Death Fest IV. Begging For Incest has been streaming its new one, "Orgasmic Selfmutilation," over on Bandcamp, or you may listen to all eight tracks in the player below.
Apr 21 N201 Aalsmeer, Netherlands
Apr 28 AJZ Bahndamm Keep It Fucking Brutal Fest Wermelskirchen, Germany
Jun 15 LVDF 2012 Las Vegas, NV @Cheyenne Saloon
June 30 Houten Deathfest Houten, Netherlands w/Condemned and Goreputation
Oct 27 Blood Convention Hinte, Germany
Greek extreme death metal band Birth Through Gore will be unleashing its debut "Reign of Depravity" via Sevared Records. Over on YouTube you can hear one of the songs they will include on this debut release, plus you can watch "In the Brim of Decimation" below. Birth Through Gore has been streaming these tracks while they prepare for the release of the record.
The members of the band came together from the Greek bands Evade and Erectus between 2007 and 2009. John 'Rem3dy' Nakos from the brutal death metal band Mortal Torment, who has created art for bands such as Devourment and Prostitute Disfigurement, made the album cover for "Reign of Depravity." Stream two more tracks from Birth Through Gore over on MySpace.
Kansas City thrash band Meatshank is busy writing material for its third album, which should be released in mid-2012. In the meantime, Meatshank has been streaming its recent second full length album "Scavengers" over on StereoKiller. That album was self-released and available in digital form since earlier in the year. Check out a couple of Meatshank's older tunes over on MySpace.
Meatshank next has an afterparty gig on its agenda, lined up at the Riot Room in Kansas City, Missouri on April 26th. They'll be featured at the afterparty with Hellevate and Vanlade. This post event will be after the Overkill, God Forbid, Diamond Plate, Suidakra and Marasmus show at the Beaumont Club in Kansas City.
In addition to the band's current North American trek with Bonded By Blood, The Agonist has checked in with the following announcement about upcoming South American shows:
"SOUTH AMERICA! We're coming back! Check out the dates below for shows in JULY! Keep checking this page for more details to come!"
July 21: Sao Paulo, Brazil @ Carioca Club
July 22: Buenos Aires, Argentina @ The Roxy Live
July 23: Montevideo, Uruguay @ Bluzz
July 25: AND July 26: Lima, Peru @ Yield Bar
Ahab has posted a second studio teaser online for the band's new album "The Giant," which can be viewed below. "The Giant" is currently scheduled for a May, 2012 release. You can also watch the previously posted first studio video at this location.
Falling to Pieces has posted a teaser trailer online for the band's third album "Memoria in Aeterna," which can be viewed below. You can also download the entire album for free at the band's official website.
The track listing is as follows:
3. Another Day For Hate
4. Memoria In Aeterna
5. After The Lifeless
Germ has posted the song "Cold Grey Dawn" online, which will be appearing on the band's upcoming EP "Loss." You can listen to the song in the player below, and the band commented:
"I've just uploaded a song from the upcoming EP to the Germ Soundcloud page. It's an old one and I guess it's the most 'poppy' song on the EP. It also features the amazing voice of Tania Moran providing backing vocals. Hope you all enjoy!"
The notorious deathsquad of Bukowski Family has posted the cover art for an upcoming EP titled "Initiation." The EP is set for release on May 26th through most major online digital outlets.
In the band's own words, "Initiation EP will be released May 26th on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, Routenote Direct and Band Camp so go fuck yourself and prepare to die!"
In celebration of its release, this week the hardcore warriors over at Toxicbreed's Funhouse are hosting a stream of The Lobe Below's debut full-length "Every Tongue Shall Caress," the brutal release having been freshly unleashed last week by A389 Records.
Check out all 13 scathing tracks right here. The following press release was also issued about the band's upcoming live shows:
"The Love Below will take part in the first-ever West Coast A389 label showcase in Pomona, California on May 19th, joining labelmates Integrity, Ringworm, Seven Sisters Of Sleep, Young And In The Way and more. The band will follow the showcase with a full US tour including a performance at this year's annual Chaos In Tejas throwdown alongside Sham 69, Saint Vitus, Absu, Ringworm, Dropdead, Nasum, Winter, The Mob, and dozens more.
5/19/2012 The Glass House - Pomona, CA @ A389 showcase w/ Integrity, Ringworm, more
5/31/2012 The Nile - Phoenix, AZ w/ Cold World, Backtrack, Dead End Path
"Recorded at Eastland Studios in East Los Angeles and at Gramma's Boy in Fullerton by Dan Bieranowski, THE LOVE BELOW's introductory full-length Every Tongue Shall Caress belts out thirteen high-angst numbers in under twenty-four minutes. Comprised of members of Carry The Casket, The Mistake, and Mother Speed, TLB haphazardly coalesce elements of '90s icons Fall Silent, Endeavor and Left For Dead into a sound akin to more contemporary acts like Pulling Teeth, Trash Talk and Cursed, resulting in purely unhinged mayhem."
Belgian act Closure has posted a new music video online for the song "Siberian Bride," which can be viewed below. The video was directed by Axel Kremer and produced by Closure.
“Siberian Bride” is taken from Closure's debut album “The Silent Witness March," produced by Mikey Doling (Channel Zero, Snot, Soulfly) and Closure, engineered by Gérald Jans at Noise Factory, and mixed & mastered by Logan Mader.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia based act Deumeuseth has posted a new music video online for the song "1939." Check out the video clip below. "1939" will be included on an upcoming EP from the band, with further details to follow. You can check out more info on Deumeuseth at the band's Facebook profile.
Russian industrial metal act United Mind Club has announced it will be joining the "Sounds No Mercy" tour with Cydia and Ungrage later this month. The tour poster can be viewed at this location, and the dates are as follows:
19.4. - Kyiv (UA), "Prime Club"
20.4. - Bilgoraj (PL) "Centrum Kultury Niezaleznej "Pogotowie"
21.4. - Tarnobrzeg (PL) "Klub Konca Nie Widac"
22.4. - Sandomierz (PL) "Klub Lapidarium"
23.4. - Stalowa Wola (PL)"Klub Labirynt"
24.4. - Kalisz (PL) "Klub Pod Muzami"
25.4. - Poznan (PL) "Underground Rock Bar"
26.4. - Opole (PL) "Klub K60"
27.4. - Krakow (PL) "Sports Pub"
28.4. - Nowy Sacz (PL) "Pub Zdarta Plyta"
29.4. - Rzeszow (PL) "Klub Od Zmierzchu Do Switu"
30.4. - Kyiv (UA) "Industrial Club" More...
U.K. act The Dead Lay Waiting has posted behind the scenes footage online from the band's time on the road with Scarred By Beauty. Check out the tour video in the player below. You can also find recently posted footage of The Dead Lay Waiting in the studio working on a new release at this location.
Italy's The Stranded has checked in with the following update about finishing work on the band's new album:
"Hello there, so the debut album is finally done and ready to be released!
"In the next weeks we'll reveal which label will distribute it, the release date and so on, right now we're fixing merchandise related stuff and promotional details... so expect to hear from us damn soon!
"Thanks for all your support so far."
Further details will be announced as they are made available. In the mean time, check out The Stranded's music via Facebook.
Septekh has issued the following announcement about releasing the band's new "The Seth Avalanche" EP:
"Our EP 'The Seth Avalanche' is being released on Abyss Records US the 30th of May 2012.
"It's been a long time coming and marks the beginning of a new chapter for our protagonists from the dark island."
The cover artwork can be viewed here and the track listing is as follows:
1. Fuckslut From Hell
2. Shoot Them All
3. Blunt Force To The Head
4. Not Quite What I Had In Mind
5. Eating The Maneater
6. The Seth Avalanche