Metal News for June 25, 2011
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15 news articles posted on this day.
Destrophy is a flat-out rock band in the most powerful, assured sense of the term. Their latest album "Cry Havoc" strips away the metallic bombast of their previous self-titled release and zeroes in on the straightforward, unpretentious emotional core of lively, melodic hard rock - proving that a great song is a great song, fashion police be damned. In the second installment of my series of interviews during the recent Victory Records promotional stop at Jaxx in Springfield, VA, my brother (and fellow fan) Will Smith and I chatted with Destrophy's founder, frontman, guitarist, and songwriter Ari Mihalopoulos. More...
Winterus is currently embarked on the "Lone Wolves" tour alongside The Convalescence. The band has now posted a brief tour video blog online, which can be viewed below.
To listen to the newly uploaded track "Through Cadaver Eyes," navigate over to the Noisecreep.com website at this location.
Exhumed recorded "All Guts, No Glory" at Arcane Digital Recordings in Arizona with engineer Ryan Butler (Misery Index) and at Trench Studios with John Haddad (Abysmal Dawn, Intronaut). The album was mixed and mastered at Mana Recording Studios by Brian Elliott. "All Guts, No Glory" will hit stores on July 5th via Relapse Records.
Exhumed also has the following upcoming tour dates:
07/25 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave Bar
07/26 St Paul, MN – Station 4
07/27 Winnipeg, MB – The Royal Albert Arms
07/28 Regina, SK – The Exchange
07/29 Edmonton, AB – Pawn Shop
07/30 Calgary, AB – The Distillery
07/31 Kelowna, BC – Sapphire Nightclub
08/01 Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theater
08/02 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven
08/03 Portland, OR – Branx
08/04 San Francisco, CA – Slim's
08/05 Sparks, NV – The Alley
08/06 Las Vegas, NV – The Cheyenne Saloon
08/07 Hollywood, CA – Key Club
New York based act inRed is currently streaming the band's entire latest album "Serpents Hold" online. You can check out the tracks by heading over to the inRed Bandcamp page.
The "Serpents Hold" track listing is as follows:
1. The Crimson Wind
2. The Last Battle
3. Panic in Serpents Hold
4. Unraveling the Frenzy
5. Ogre Den
7. Heroes of the North
8. Go Back to Your Hole
9. Curse of the Bounty Hunter
10. Stone Hearts
11. Anataboshi (Milky Way Cover)
Bangalore, India based act Bevar Sea has posted footage online of the band performing the song "Universal Sleeper." You can check out the video in the player below, or find more details on Bevar Sea by heading over to the band's Facebook page.
The Metalheadz has posted a video interview online with U.K. thrash act Evile, which was conducted at the Download Festival 2011. You can check out the clip below.
Evile's new album "Five Serpent's Teeth" is set to drop on September 26th, 2011. The track listing is as follows:
1. Five Serpent's Teeth
2. In Dreams of Terror
4. Eternal Empire
6. Origin of Oblivion
8. In Memoriam
9. Descent Into Madness
10. Long Live New Flesh
Continuing the tradition from the last album "Constellations," August Burns Red has posted a new video clip online of the band popping into the Hot Topic at the Galleria Mall in Dallas to purchase the new album "Leveler." You can check out the clip below.
A teaser trailer for "Leveler" is also available here, and the track listing is as follows:
2. Internal Cannon
4. Cutting the Ties
6. Carpe Diem
7. 40 Nights
8. Salt & Light
9. Poor Millionaire
11. Boys of Fall
LastDayHere has checked in with the following update about recruiting a new drummer:
"So here he is ladies and gentlemen! After having auditioned 4 very talented drummers, we have come to a group decision that Zak Bevelaqua will be the new drummer of LastDayHere!!! At the Audition Zak was very well prepared and played as if he had already been in the band for years. It was a perfect fit.
"We have since rehearsed with Zak and have been impressed with his technical skills, attitude, work ethic, and creative ideas. We are all very excited to have Zak on board with us and hope all of you will give him a warm welcome to the band!"
You can also check out a teaser for LastDayHere's "A New Beginning" album by heading over to this location.
In celebration of the of the new single "Saints Strike Back," Cyprus metal band Lethal Saint has issued the following announcement about a live show to kick off the single release:
"Looks Like it's time for the Saint to f*kin' Strike Back...
"...Lethal Saint LIVE at SCARABEO on the 5th of July!! Performing brand new released songs from the new single 'Saint Strikes Back' along with other Lethal & Heavy songs. T-Shirts and singles will be available at the gig! Feel The Strike, BE THERE!"
American/German metallers Consfearacy have revealed the track listing for its upcoming new full length album. The record, which is a self-titled affair, will contain 10 tracks totalling over 40 minutes of pure thrash metal. You can view the album's track listing in the list below.
1. Pain Infantry
2. Ritual Sacrifice
3. Fall From Grace
4. World Domination
5. Live Again
6. Dying To Kill
7. Forever Falling
9. Flesh & Bone
10. Your Dead To Me
Regina, Saskatchewan progressive metal act Into Eternity has posted a teaser online to promote its forthcoming new single. The track, titled "Sandstorm," is set to debut in-full sometime in July while a one minute clip is available for streaming using the player below. The track is to be featured on the group's forthcoming sixth studio album, of which guitarist Tim Roth commented on by saying;
"This will be our sixth album, so we have to make sure all the songs are perfect. I have over 60 minutes of music demoed now on my iPod, so things are slowly getting done. The music is all there now, so the rough arrangement of the songs has started."
U.K. based hardcore act Your Demise has posted its new music video for the track "Life of Luxury." The clip was filmed during the two of the group's shows in London, England earlier this year and is available for viewing in the player below. The band's previous music video, for the track "The Kids We Used To Be," is also available for viewing over at this location.
Eyes Set To Kill have announced that they will be releasing a "best-of" compilation, titled "The Best of ESTK," on August 16, 2011. Being released through BreakSilence Recordings the album will contain 16 tracks overall, with three acoustic interpretations. You can view the track listing for the effort below.
2. Violent Kiss
3. Broken Frames
5. All You Ever Knew
7. Deadly Weapons
8. Liar In The Glass
9. The World Outside
10. Young Blood Spills Tonight
11. Give You My All
12. The Listening
13. Ticking Bombs
14. Reach (acoustic)
15. The World Outside (acoustic)
16. Come Home (acoustic)
Self-proclaimed "death metal party rockers" Attila have revealed the track listing and release dates for its upcoming new full length. The album, titled "Outlawed," is set for an August 16, 2011 release date through Artery Recordings and will contain 10 all-new tracks. The track listing for effort is available below with the first single released from the album, titled "Payback," available for streaming over at this location.
2. Light Me Up
3. Nothing Left To Say
4. Another Round
5. Nasty Mouth
7. Holler At Ya Boy
8. Sex, Drugs & Violence
9. White Lightning
American metallers Colossus have announced that it will be taking part in a tour of the United States this coming July. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below.
07/01 Blacksburg, VA – Jax Club
07/02 Indianapolis, IN – The Vollrath
07/04 Columbus, OH – The Carabar
07/05 Ferndale, MI – The Loving Touch
07/06 Madison, WI – The Frequency
07/07 St Louis, MO – Firebird
07/08 Memphis, TN – Buccaneer
07/09 Dallas, TX – Phoenix Project
07/10 Denton, TX – Hailey’s
07/11 San Antonio, TX – Zombies
07/12 Austin,TX – Headhunters
07/13 New Orleans, LA – Siberia
07/14 Tallahassee, FL – Engine Room
07/16 Athens, GA – Caledonia Lounge