Metal News for May 14, 2011
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12 news articles posted on this day.
Supporting Between the Buried and Me on tour for the new album, "The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues," Job For A Cowboy is anticipating its own new release – "The Gloom EP," which is due out on June 7th, via Metal Blade records. Sharing the bill on the month-long tour that wrapped up on Saturday the 14th was The Ocean, from Germany, and Cephalic Carnage for part of the tour. You can read my show report and see photos from the show shortly in the newly-relaunched MetalUnderground.com Photo Gallery.
On Friday the 13th in Nashville, TN, Job For A Cowboy’s lead vocalist Jonny Davy met up with me for an interview just after the band played their set at the gig at Rocketown. More...
In support of the new album, "The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues," Between the Buried and Me has been tearing up venues across the country for the last month with fellow bands Job For A Cowboy and The Ocean, as well as Cephalic Carnage for part of the tour. My first experience of meeting the band was behind the venue of Rocketown in Nashville, TN, where several of the guys were lifting weights, jumping rope, and stretching out as if the bus area was a gym. Just like with their music, the guys keep themselves busy and moving when they’re on tour. You can read my show report and see photos from the show shortly in the newly-relaunched MetalUnderground.com Photo Gallery.
Nashville is a BTBAM crowd, as the band knows after shooting a live CD/DVD at a show in Nashville. Before their exhilarating performance on the night of May 13th, which was a Friday the 13th (although the band seemed to have good luck,) BTBAM drummer Blake Richardson checked in with MetalUnderground.com for an interview on the tour bus, which had been well-toured. More...
"The Hypersleep Dialogues Trek" tour tore its way through North America and part of Canada over the course of a month, moving counter-clockwise from New York and ends up in Asheville, North Carolina tonight. As the name shows, Between The Buried and Me was supporting their new album, "The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues," and they brought a solid lineup to Nashville with them – Job For A Cowboy and The Ocean. On their stop through Rocketown on Friday, May 13th, the bands played to a familiar crowd. Three years earlier, Between The Buried and Me had recorded their show here at Rocketown and released it as a live CD/DVD package – "Colors Live."
As the line snaked around the large venue, funneling in for about an hour, you could overhear discussions about the rarity of bands like Between the Buried and Me, Opeth, and others who "could do whatever they wanted, and I’d always love ‘em." More...
Spanish act Steel Horse has posted its new single "Land Of The Wolves" online, which is taken from the band's latest album "In the Storm." You can listen to the single in the video player below.
Vienna based act Chaos Beyond has uploaded a video clip for the song "My Sacrifice," which is taken from the band's debut record "Confessions Of A Twisted Mind." The video clip is available in the player below. Additional details on the band are available through the Chaos Beyond Facebook profile here.
The Sorrow has posted a music video online for the song "Farewells," which is off the band's self-titled third full-length album. You can check out "Farwells" in the player below.
You can also hear samples of the band's music by heading over to the official The Sorrow MySpace profile.
After recently announcing upcoming shows in Finland, Ceremonial Perfection is now confirmed to perform at the Ukrainian Metalhead Mission 2011 festival. The fest features Kataklysm and will occur at Yevpatoria in August 2011, with more artists to be announced soon. Ceremonial Perfection commented on the festival:
"Metal Heads Mission (MHM) is an annual music Metal Fest near Yevpatoria, Crimea, in the Ukraine. In 2009 the fest reached its tenth year. It is organized by Ukrainian Brutal death metal band Mental Demise. It usually takes place in August, in the "Solnishko" recreational complex between Saki and Yevpatoria and lasts 3 days. The beach is literally 25 feet (7m) away from the stage. MHM is the largest Metal fest in the CIS, and an estimated 3000 metal heads flock to it annually. Many legendary metal bands have played the fest such as Cannibal Corpse, Napalm Death, Gorgoroth, Moonspell, Samael, Cryptopsy, Grave, Sadist, All Shall Perish, Warbringer, Agnostic Front, Tiamat, Holy Moses etc."
Additional details on the festival can be found at this location.
Progressive metalcore act Decoder has posted its new music video online. The video was shot for the track "Believers" and can be viewed in the player below.
Of Mice & Men have posted its new single online for streaming. The song, titled "Still YDG'N," is taken off of the band's forthcoming new album "The Flood," which is set for release on June 14, 2011 through Rise Records. You can check out the song in the player below.
Veteran metalcore act Thrice has begun a new studio diary series documenting its time spent in the studio recording its forthcoming new album. You can view the footage in the player below.
A newest music video from American hardcore act Gideon has made its way online. You can view the video, which was shot for the track "Virtue," in the player provided below. The song is taken from the band's recently released new album "Costs," which is available through Facedown Records.
Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst has posted a new trailer online to promote the band's forthcoming new album and its lead off single "Shotgun." The song will be released exclusively as a digital single on May 17, 2011 while the bands new album, titled "Gold Cobra" will hit store shelves on June 28th.