Metal News for June 22, 2008
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8 news articles posted on this day.
Walls of Jericho has confirmed the track listing for their new album, "The American Dream." The album is due out on July 29th and will include the following tracks:
1. The New Ministry
2. The Prey
3. The American Dream
4. Feeding Frenzy
5. The Hunter
6. Famous Last Words
7. A Long Walk Home
8. Shock Of The Century
9. Discovery Of Jones
10. Standing On Paper Stilts
11. Night Of A Thousand Torches
The album can be previewed now at this location.
Ottawa’s FUCK THE FACTS have posted two new songs online, entitled "Absence And Despite" and "The Storm," on their official MySpace page. The tracks come off the band’s forthcoming new album, Disgorge Mexico, which will be released on July 22nd (North America) and July 28th (Internationally) via Relapse Records.
BATTLELORE have announced a live date in Jõgeva, Estonia at the Mytofest on August 15th. The band's tour schedule is now as follows:
6/12 - Jyväskylä, Finland - Sataman Yö
6/27 - Helsinki, Finland - Nosturi
8/2 - Kuusankoski, Finland - Joenrantarock
8/15 - Jõgeva, Estonia - Kassinurme Hills (Mytofest)
9/11 - Lappeenranta, Finland - Wiltsu
9/12 - Kuopio, Finland - Henry’s Pub
9/19 - Kajaani, Finland - Balls
9/20 - Mikkeli, Finland - Black Out
12/5-7 - North Wales, UK - Hard Rock Hell II Festival (at Prestatyn Sands)
Nils Norberg of swedish power metal band, Nocturnal Rites, has issued the following update regarding his departure from the band:
"I just wanna write and explain some stuff for you out there. I have decided to lay down the guitar as my interest for music kind of cooled down the last years. So I’m not a part of Nocturnal Rites any more. It's just becuase of myself. I decided to do this and it has absolutly not been a bad feeling in the band in any way. I don’t know how or if I will go on with music, but I will take a break from the guitar that has been taking up all my waken time the last 20 years. The band will always be a 2nd family for me and I'm not closing the door to play with them again if it would be an a opportunity and I would have the urge to play again." More...
Former Crown the Lost/current Job For A Cowboy drummer Jon "The Charn" Rice will be handling drum duties for our July 12 show at The Smiling Moose in Pittsburgh, PA. "Jon, who is currently on a European festival run with Job For A Cowboy, has gratiously accepted to fill in for us during this time of need, and for that, we will reward him with a case of beer and full access to my ever-unmanageable CD collection," commented the band.
"With that in mind, be sure to come out to the aforementioned show. We will be busting out some older tunes from the first album and Jon will be tackling some jams from Blind Faith Loyalty, so it should be a rocking time all around."
On Thursday, June 26, Saints Of The Underground's Keri Kelli will be on Alice Cooper's syndicated radio show, "Nights With Alice Cooper." You can find out where to catch the show on this site.
Saints Of The Underground's debut album, "Love The Sin, Hate The Sinner" is in stores now.
This Will Destroy You and Lymbyc Systym will team up for an October tour of Europe. The tour dates include:
10/07 Paris @ Maroquinerie
10/08 Brussels @ Vk
10/09 Sheffield @ Corporation
10/10 Plymouth @ White Rabbit
10/11 Brighton @ Freebutt
10/12 Dublin @ Whelans
10/13 Glasgow @ Captains Rest
10/14 Manchester @ Music Box
10/15 London @ Underworld
10/16 Groningen @ Simplon
10/17 Berlin @ Lido
10/18 Tczew @ Tromba Club
10/19 Dresden @ Beatpol
10/20 Stuttgart @ Schocken
10/21 Wien @ B72
10/22 München @ Orangehouse
10/24 St. Gallen @ Grabenhalle
10/25 Innsbruck @ PMK
10/26 Dortmund @ FZW
10/27 Wiesbaden @ Schlachthof
10/28 Nürnberg @ MUZ Club
10/29 Bremen @ Lagerhaus
Nine Inch Nails' retail version of "The Slip" CD/DVD digipak will now be limited to 250,000 copies worldwide.
The package was originally announced to be limited to 200,000 pieces only (presumably for North America), each individually numbered, while for the UK, Europe, Australia, and other territories, the release would not be limited or numbered, but will otherwise be identical.
Now, this limited, numbered edition of 250,000 units will be the only version of the digipak available.
Here are "The Slip" release dates once again:
CD Street Date (US & Canada): July 22, 2008
CD Street Date (UK & Europe): July 21, 2008
Vinyl Street Date (US & Canada): August 5, 2008
Vinyl Street Date (UK & Europe): August 4, 2008
Japan and Australia release info is TBA.
"The Slip" will remain free for download indefinitely from theslip.nin.com.