Metal News for June 13, 2009
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5 news articles posted on this day.
Minneapolis, Minnesota's VENIA have posted a new song from their forthcoming album, "Frozen Hands," due out in July. Entitled "Seeker," the song captures the ferocity of the band's new material perfectly. The album was recorded at Studiotte (Comeback Kid, La Dispute) in early 2009. The song can be heard here.
VENIA are currently on tour alongside For Today and will also be making appearances at the Cornerstone and Sonshine Festivals in the coming weeks.
FASTER PUSSYCAT, BULLETBOYS, BANG TANGO, SISTER SIN and SWIRL will team up for the "Summer Rock Fest" tour in July/August. So far the following dates have been confirmed:
07/31 - Glendale Heights, IL @ Shark City
08/01 - Cincinnati, OH @ Riverstar Entertainment Complex
08/06 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
08/07 - Farmingdale, NY @ Crazy Donkey
08/08 - New Bedford, MA @ New Wave Café
08/19 - Houston, TX @ Scoutbar
08/20 - San Antonio, TX @ Scoutbar
08/21 - Dallas, TX @ Trees
08/22 - Austin, TX @ Red Eyed Fly
08/27 - Santa Ana, CA @ Galaxy Theater
Brazillian metal band, Hazy Hamlet, active since 1999, has released its debut album, "Forging Metal." The independent release was recorded and produced by the band and mixed/mastered by singer Arthur Migotto.
The cover artwork was created by illustrator Celso Mathias, which presents an acrylic painting of the Nordic God, Odin, forging a sword, accompanied by his ravens Hugin and Munin. More...
Australian goth/doom metal band The Eternal has posted a tour report from Europe and the US, plus a hint at details for their upcoming fifth album, hopefully due out in 2010.
“We have finally returned home from our extensive world tour which saw us play through Australia, Japan, Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Finland, Hungary, USA, Canada & Mexico. We played with bands such as Katatonia, Swallow the Sun, Anathema & Tarja (former Nightwish vocalist) as well as many other fantastic bands along the way. It was an amazing tour for us, with some very difficult times and some of the best moments that band has experienced. We would like to thank every promoter, band and fan we met and made along the way and anyone that believed in us or gave us somewhere to sleep, the tour could not have happened without you and we are truly grateful. Expect a mass of pictures and video online in the near future.
“We have been working on a yet to be titled 4th album that we are currently planning to record in december and it should see the light of day in 2010. We have some great people involved in this project and we look forward to sharing some more details with you in the coming months. We have the basis of around 7 songs written, but more on that later!”
Bit Riot Records and electro/industrial band Torrent Vaccine have announced the release date for the Exude remix EP entitled, "rEmiXUDE." You can download the 8-song remix EP for free here.
The original version of "Exude" appears on the Torrent Vaccine album "Tentative Response," available now from Bit Riot Records.