Metal News for June 3, 2010
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Mychildren Mybride has posted a trailer for thier new album, "Lost Boy", due out June 8th on Solid State Records. The trailer is available for viewing on Solid State Record's Youtube channell.
Read the full article at Mychildren Mybride Album Trailer.
Wolves in the Throne Room have just announced thier participation in the "Weekend 1, Nightmare Before Christmas" festival taking place at the Butlins Holiday Centre in Minehead, U.K.
The band was hand selected by industrial post-rockers Godspeed You! Black Emperor along with 40 other diverse acts, ranging from pop acts to black metal bands. The currently annonuced line-up, with more to be announced in the coming days, include:
GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR
"WEIRD AL" YANKOVIC
THE DEAD C
WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM
JOSEPHINE FOSTER (SOLO)
DANIEL HIGGS (LUNGFISH)
BOBAN I MARKO MARKOVIC ORCHESTRA
Deftones will perform on the outdoor stage at Jimmy Kimmel Live in Hollywood, California tomorrow, June 4th.
In other band news, you can tune in here this Saturday, June 5 at 4pm to see a live stream of Deftones' performance at the KROQ Weenie Roast. The entire lineup and set times are as follows:
Bud Light Side Stage
2:00pm The Temper Trap
2:30pm Passion Pit
3:00pm Against Me!
5:15pm The Dirty Heads
5:45pm Cage The Elephant
6:45pm Silversun Pickups
9:00pm Stone Temple Pilots
10:00pm Sublime with Rome
Details behind the third annual "Scream the Prayer" tour have been released. "Scream the Prayer" is a touring metal and hardcore festival featuring an all Christian line up.
Confirmed Bands for "Scream the Prayer III" are as follows:
MAYLENE AND THE SONS OF DISASTER
BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART
A PLEA FOR PURGING
IN THE MIDST OF LIONS
THE COLOR MORALE
THE CRIMSON ARMADA
I THE BREATHER
THE GREAT COMMISSION
Currently announced dates include:
July 2 – Nashville, TN @ Rockettown
July 3 – Charlotte, NC @ Amos
July 4 – Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue
July 5 – Orlando, FL @ Lyrica
July 6 – Jacksonville, FL @ Murray Hill Theatre
July 7 – Birmingham, AL @ Zydeco
July 8 – Pensacola, FL @ American Legion
July 9 – Houston, TX @ The Warsaw
July 10 – San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
July 11 – Dallas, TX @ The Door
July 12 – Tulsa, OK @ The Marquee
July 13 – Memphis, TN @ The Arbor
July 17 – Omaha, NE @ Grace University
July 18 – St. Louis, MO @ Firebird
July 20 – Albuquerque, NM @ Wool Warehouse
July 22 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Farm
July 24 – Pomona, CA @ Glasshouse
July 25 – Orangevale, CA @ Retro
July 27 – Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
August 3 – Dayton, OH @ The Attic
August 6 – Vineland, NJ @ Hangar 84
August 7 – Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
August 8 – Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
Baltimore based Christian hardcore band, I the Breather, have just announced thier signing with Sumerian Records. Their debut as yet untitled album is set for release in the fall.
I the Breather is also set to take part in the third annual "Scream the Prayer" tour featuring an all Christian line-up. Confirmed Bands for "Scream the Prayer III" are as follows:
MAYLENE AND THE SONS OF DISASTER
BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART
A PLEA FOR PURGING
IN THE MIDST OF LIONS
THE COLOR MORALE
THE CRIMSON ARMADA
I THE BREATHER
THE GREAT COMMISSION
Currently announced dates include: More...
Italian death metallers Onicectomy have just inked a record deal with Russian label Coyote Records for the release of their debut full-length album. Information on the title, track listing, and release date will be announced as it is made available. In the mean time you can currently check out sample Onicectomy tracks via the band's official MySpace page.
Malevolent Creation will be direct support to Exodus on the “March of Brutality” tour this August/September. The band recently released the following statement about the tour dates:
"Malevolent Creation is very honored and excited to be touring with one of the true greats and living legends, Exodus! These guys are good people and good friends and we look forward to punishing the masses together as we both unleash our new material. The new Exodus is possibly their most brutal album ever and we feel that way about ours as well, so it seems fitting for us to tour together. It's really amazing to tour with one of the bands that influenced you to do this in the first place! Much thanks to the Exodus guys and Nuclear Blast as well! See you fuckers out there!"
The currently announced dates for the Exodus tour are as follows: More...
Vocalist Cernunnos announced today that Hæresiarchs of Dis is in the process of making a new EP. While the band's second full-length "Denuntiatus Cinis" has yet to be released, Cernunnos stated that post production is complete. Because the CD material tracked in over an hour of work, Cernunnos has decided to take some material and release it later this year on a separate EP.
The EP is tentatively titled "In Obsecration Of The Seven Darks," and will contain an Emperor cover, an instrumental classical inspired piece, and a possible rendition of a track off the band's first full-length "Overture." Although Cernunnos has stated "In The Nightside Eclipse" as the most influential release in the second wave of black metal, he will perform a later track rarely covered or played by Emperor. A MySpace preview will be posted this month.
Maldives' melodic thrashers SERENITY DIES will release the "Hacksawcracy" EP on July 15, 2010.
The EP features guest appearances by Rob Caggiano (ANTHRAX) and Mikko Salovaara (KIUAS) who perform guitar solos on "Psycho Ride" and "Dystopian Law," respectively.
"Hacksawcracy" was produced/mixed by Anssi Kippo (CHILDREN OF BODOM) alongside Grammy Award-winning engineer Gavin Lurssen ("Slumdog Millionaire," "Across the Universe," "Iron Man," GUNS N' ROSES, ROB ZOMBIE, ALICE COOPER).
"Hacksawcracy" track listing is as follows:
01. Bullet Reign
02. Psycho Ride (featuring Rob Caggiano)
03. In Devils Symmetry
04. Blood Serenade
06. Dystopian Law (featuring Mkko Salovaara)
Crossfade has released the music video for the track "Killing Me Inside." The song is the first single from the upcoming Eleven Seven Music album "We All Bleed." Watch the video below:
Beneath The Sky has premiered the new music video for "Terror Starts At Home" through BloodyDisgusting.com. "The song is about a fan who came up to me after a show and told me this awful story about her father who had raped her. On top of that, she contracted an STD; my mind was blown." singer Joey Nelson exclaims, "I couldn't imagine something happening like that. This song is a tribute to her, and many of the other victims who are helpless and desire revenge. This song is their anthem, their outlet, their hand-holding the knife and cutting the mother fucker's dick off." The video, which can be viewed below, was produced and directed in house at Victory Records and filmed at the Victory Records Headquarters in Chicago.
Canadian metallers Ion Dissonance will release their new album "Cursed" via Basick Records in Europe on August 23rd, 2010. After three full-length albums and more than 750 shows played in over 5 years of touring, Ion Dissonance went into hiatus to concentrate on a more personal life, as well as renew their inspiration to create extreme music. The band has now come back together to create "Cursed," which was recorded and produced by the band's guitar player Antoine Lussier. You can also check out sample Ion Dissonance tracks via the band's official MySpace page.
New Jersey's Deteriorot released the new album "The Faithless" on June 1st, 2010. The band is now streaming three tracks from the album titled "The Phantoms Cry," "Apocalyptic Holy War," and "Beyond this Emptiness" via the Deteriorot MySpace page. The track listing for the album is as follows:
1. Messages From an Entity (Intro)
2. The Phantoms Cry
3. The Faithless
4. Into the Abyss of Sorrow
5. Beyond this Emptiness
6. Apocalyptic Holy War
7. Restless Spirits
8. In Ancient Beliefs (2010) *Bonus Track
9. The Bataan Death March
10. Outbreak of Evil *Bonus Track
11. Alone and Cold
MetalInjection.net west-coast correspondent Johnny Orlando Jr. attended the Ronnie James Dio Memorial Service on Sunday, May 30th, 2010 and filed a special report. He spoke with many fans of Dio who discussed what Dio meant to them as well as one of the members of the Westboro Baptist Church, who was protesting the memorial. Check out the clip below.
Boris has announced a collaboration with Ian Astbury of The Cult and The Doors. The four song mini-release, simply entitled "BXI," was tracked and mixed in Tokyo in late April. "BXI" will see CD, LP, and digital release this September via Southern Lord. The release features three new original tracks, as well as a cover of The Cult's song "Rain." Art and design for the release was commissioned to Stephen O'Malley (Ideologic.org, SUNNO))), etc.).
This past weekend, Ian Astbury made an unannounced appearance with Boris at the band's performance at Sydney, Australia's Vivid LIVE appearance. The set showcased some of the material from the "BXI" EP as well as a cover of "The End" by The Doors.
The "BXI" track listing is as follows:
1. Teeth and Claws
2. We are the Witches
4. Magickal Child More...
Germany’s melodic death metal outfit Heaven Shall Burn has launched an alternative album trailer in anticipation of the band's forthcoming full-length record, "Invictus." The new album is due out in North America on June 8th, courtesy of Century Media Records, and the alternative trailer can be viewed below.
The "Invictus" track listing is as follows: More...
"Opportunistic Thieves Of Spring," the new full-length album from U.K. psychedelic black metal ensemble A Forest Of Stars, was released on Tuesday, June 1st via Transcendental Creations. A new track off the album, titled "Raven's Eye View," can be heard through the band's MySpace page. A video clip for the track can also be viewed below.
The "Opportunistic Thieves Of Spring" track listing is as follows:
1. "Sorrow’s Impetus"
2. "Raven’s Eye View"
3. "Summertide’s Approach"
4. "Thunder’s Cannonade"
5. "Starfire’s Memory"
6. "Delay’s Progression" More...
Guitarist Bruce Reeves of Los Angeles extreme metallers D.I.S., who kicked off their US tour late last month, briefly checked in from the road with the following comment: "The shows are going really well. Only shredded one tire so far and no one has puked yet. Every city we've hit so far has been crushing. Killer bands, great people, weird smells.... one more week to go!"
D.I.S. features current and ex members or Phobia, Exhumed, Mange, Impaled, and Eat The Living. Their debut full-length, "Critical Failure," was released in the U.S. last month via Deep Six Records. The 10-song record was tracked by John Haddad at Trench Studios in Corona, CA and centers itself around issues of interpersonal struggle, blind capitalism, and religious hypocrisy.
D.I.S. has the following upcoming tour dates:
6/03/2010 The Pi House - Lincoln, NE w/SFN, Mother Pile, Violator X
6/04/2010 Curtis Bar - Denver, CO
6/05/2010 Burt’s Tiki Lounge - Salt Lake City, UT w/ MDC, All Systems Fail, Nine Worlds
6/06/2010 Yayo’s - Las Vegas, NV w/ Life’s Torment, The Naturals + More
In This Moment is set to release the new album "A Star-Crossed Wasteland" on July 13th. The band has created a new MySpace layout that includes a new video message from Maria Brink (vocals). The clip also debuts the album cover art for A Star-Crossed Wasteland, which can be viewed here.
The new track, “The Gun Show,” made its worldwide debut on SiriusXM’s Liquid Metal channel on Tuesday, June 1st. The single is also available on iTunes. In This Moment shot a cowboy themed video for the track “The Gun Show” in the Los Angeles, CA area on May 16th. The shoot was helmed by director David Brodsky (Suicide Silence, The Black Dahlia Murder).
Pittsburgh, PA’s Hero Destroyed has finished recording the upcoming full-length album titled "Throes." The album was recorded with engineer Dave Watson at Soundscape Studios in McKeesport, PA and is expected to see an August 31st North American release date. Advance song titles from the album include “The Last Upper," “That’s An Axe," “Army of Draccoons," “Cerberus," and “Dom Wampus." Additional album information will be made available shortly. Hero Destroyed has posted a brief studio clip of the band recording "Throes," which can be viewed below.
Sevendust has announced a deluxe reissue of the band's debut, titled "Sevendust (Definitive Edition)." Produced by Jay Jay French and Mark Mendoza of Twisted Sister, the original has sold more than 700,000 copies and was certified Gold in 1999. This digitally re-mastered reissue provides some extra muscle to all of the original hits (including “Black” and “Bitch”) and tacks on 5 bonus tracks and a DVD, which features the nationally aired TV special, “Live and Loud,” recorded at The Metro in Chicago, and additional never-before-seen live and behind the scenes footage of the band.
The bonus track “Breathe” was previously only available on the Strangeland film soundtrack, “Terminator (Breathe Remix)” on the MTV Celebrity Death Match soundtrack, and live renditions of “Bitch” and “Prayer” were only released on the Japanese edition of the record. The album also includes a cover of Alice Cooper’s legendary summer anthem, “School’s Out.”
The track listing is as follows: More...
Decrepit Birth recently shot a video clip for the song “The Resonance," which comes off the band's forthcoming release "Polarity." The new album is set to be released on July 27th in North America through Nuclear Blast Records. "The Resonance" was directed by former VJ/producer for MTV Norway’s Headbangers Ball, Ann Christin "Anki" Rihm. Photos from the video shoot can be viewed here.
"We shot our first video last week for ‘The Resonance,’" commented the band. “We had a blast shooting late into the night, deep in the dark of the Mojave desert! The director Anki, had a great vision of what she wanted to do. We had a chance to preview some of the footage, and we couldn't be more pleased with what we saw! It was about time for us to do a video and we are glad we had such awesome conditions to shoot our first. Get ready!"
Ann Christin "Anki" Rihm added: “Decrepit Birth is no ordinary death metal band and my goal was to capture that. I chose to build the set in an as natural environment/setting as possible and put much effort into how to light the set to give the video the exact look and feeling I wanted. My main focus was to make it seem as organic and natural as possible but keeping an developing change that turns into a very massive final look. The video was shot for 12 hours straight in the desert 3 hours outside LA. The guys were incredibly easy to work with and we had so much fun and a very good time making this video!”
Drums for Polarity were recorded at Sharkbite Studios with producer Zack Ohren while all other tracking was handled by Matt Sotelo before being mixed by Ohren at Castle Ultimate Studios. Guitarist Matt Sotelo commented on the new material as well as their being added to this years Summer Slaughter tour:
"Polarity is a musical odyssey into the mind and soul, covering many different emotions. This album really fuses together where we are as musicians, by combining melody and brutality on a new level. We are also very proud to be part of the Summer Slaughter tour for the second time in a row! Get ready to be pummeled by some of the best bands in extreme music!"
Finnish metallers Amorphis will release the new "Forging The Land Of Thousand Lakes" DVD on June 23rd in Finland and June 25th in other countries. A teaser trailer for the DVD release can be viewed below.
Finland's Children of Bodom has announced the following upcoming European summer festival appearances:
11.08.2010 (HU) BUDAPEST / Sziget Festival
12.08.2010 (CZ) JAROMER / Brutal Assault Festival
14.08.2010 (UK) WALTON ON TRENT / Bloodstock Festival
15.08.2010 (FIN) VANTAA / Ankkarock
21.08.2010 (D) DINKELSBÜHL / Summer Breeze
DevilDriver has announced the following upcoming European tour dates:
6/17 2010 Dynamo Einhoven, NL
6/18 2010 Sonisphere Zurich, CH
6/19 2010 Sonisphere Mimon, CZ
6/20 2010 Petofi Hall Budapest, HU
6/21 2010 Loch Ness Club Krakow, PL
6/22 2010 Stodola Warsaw, PL
6/24 2010 Szene Wein Vienna, AT
6/25 2010 Gods of Metal Collegno, IT
6/26 2010 Kantine Augsburg, DE, GERMANY
6/27 2010 Graspop Dessel, BE
6/29 2010 Volxhaus Klagenfurt, AT
6/30 2010 Schurr Lucerne, CH
7/1 2010 Les Docks Lusanne, CH
7/2 2010 Beastfeast Wiesbaden, DE, GERMANY
7/3 2010 Reload Festival Twistringen, DE
7/4 2010 Devilside Open Air Essen, DE
7/5 2010 Rockhal Luxembourg, LU
7/7 2010 MetalCamp Tolmin, SI
7/8 2010 Rock Harz Ballenstedt, DE
7/9 2010 Getaway Rock Gavle, SE
7/10 2010 Norway Rock Kvinesdal, NO
7/12 2010 CCO Lyon, FR
7/13 2010 Le Grillen Colmar, FR
7/14 2010 Zollhaus Leer, DE
7/15 2010 Dour Festival Dour, BE
7/16 2010 Serengeti Festival Stuckenbrock, DE
7/17 2010 Zwarte Cross Festival Lichtenvoorde, NL
7/18 2010 Ilosaarirock Festival Joensuu, FI
11/5 2010 o2 Academy 2 Newcastle New Castle, UNITED KINGDOM
11/6 2010 o2 Academy Leeds Leeds, UNITED KINGDOM
11/7 2010 The Arches Glasgow, Lanarkshire SCO UNITED KINGDOM
11/8 2010 Rock City Nottingham UNITED KINGDOM
11/9 2010 Wolverhampton Civic Hall Wolverhampton, UNITED KINGDOM
11/10 2010 O2 Academy Bournemouth Boscombe, UNITED KINGDOM
11/12 2010 o2 Academy Bristol Bristol UNITED KINGDOM
11/13 2010 The Forum London UNITED KINGDOM
11/14 2010 Academy 1 Manchester UNITED KINGDOM
U.K. act Hellbastard has issued the following announcement about seeking comments from fans:
"Do you have a comment for Hellbastard? If so, PLEASE tell. Send it in and it will be put on our new 'Do you have a comment for/or about Hellbastard...?' blog right here on this profile. Here is an interesting one that came from someone in LONDON just a day or so ago, they were made to watch the 'Sea Shepherd' video and they came out with the following - 'Fuck sake, man - he looks mentally derranged - no, they ALL look mentally derranged. They don't look at all well.'
"We really enjoyed this comment ! Personally I KNOW that it made Scruff's day, and Danny Bear (bless him) said the guy must be a PRICK, as he (Danny Bear) was ILL throughout the whole day and vomited twice or thrice during the filming of that video, so hats off to the guy for seeing that at least ONE member of the band was not '...at all well...' Please do send in your comments, you can be anonymous or not, we don't care, we just like the comments!"
Metallica has issued the following update about adding two more Japanese shows:
"It's been almost seven years since we've played indoors in Tokyo, so it's about time! We can't wait to return to Japan on September 25 and 26 for two shows at the Saitama Super Arena. Tickets go on sale Saturday, July 3 at 10:00 AM with an eplus pre-sale starting on June 12 at 10:00 AM. We're working on a few more shows for the month of September, so keep an eye out here over the next couple of weeks for updates."
The upcoming Metallica tour dates are as follows: More...
Dutch death metallers Nox, who recently signed to Listenable Records, have checked in with the following update about recording new material:
"Nox is in writing mode! Now that our anterior form is uncreated, we can concentrate on the next Configuration. With Seth back in the band, things are running smoothly. The new songs have an old school feel, comparable to that of Centurian. And speaking of which, Nox wíll play some Centurian classics live.
"A second full-length should be recorded before the end of this year. The mini-cd 'Blood, Bones and Ritual Death' will be released in September. Exalt Choronzon three-hundred-thirty-and-three!"
You can also hear sample Nox tracks at this location.
Slayer's Kerry King recently appeared on Fox News for an interview with Greg Gutfeld. The video clip of the interview can be viewed below.
Testament has added three Australian dates to the band's upcoming live show roster. The details are as follows:
8/06 Melbourne, AUS @ Billboard
8/07 Sydney, AUS @ The Manning Venue
8/08 Brisbane, AUS @ HiFi
The complete list of upcoming Testament tour dates is as follows: More...
Denmark's As We Fight has been confirmed to perform at the 2010 edition of Latvia's Zvera Festival, which occurs from July 30th - 31st. More information on the Zvera festival can be found at this locaiton. The details of As We Fight's upcoming live shows are as follows:
7/31 2010 Zvera Fest Saldus, LATVIA
8/14 2010 Ieperfest Ieper, BELGIUM
The members of God Forbid have made an appearance in the second issue of the Gothic comic book series Eternal Descent, currently available at comic retailers worldwide. The issue features a storyline inspired by God Forbid's fourth studio album "IV: Constitution of Treason." The series is inspired by and features cameos from a host of musicians including the bands Atreyu, Firewind, and Static X, among others.
Samples of the Eternal Descent Issue 2 comic book artwork featuring Doc Coyle and Byron Davis are available for viewing at the this location.
Tonight at 8pm, RIKETS will be streaming a live rehearsal on myspace.com/piratedsounds. Once there, click the play button on the Ustream player above the friend section. You can also sign up for an
account at ustream.com so you can chat with others. if you choose not to
use myspace you can also view/chat here.
The band recently released their sophomore release, "All American Death Cult," on April 20th, 2010 on BURNHILL UNION RECORDS and announced a short run of US tour dates:
6/04 - Amarillo, TX @ War Legion
6/11 - Kansas City, KS @ Aftershocks
6/16 - Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s
6/19 - Detroit, MI @ Blondie’s
7/04 - Houston, TX @ BFE
New Brunswick’s WE, THE UNDERSIGNED have released their first music video for the single "Burning Bodies (In The Distance)" from their album "Bleed The Constants" (2009 – Diminished Fifth Records). The Video was filmed in the icy hills of New Brunswick in January.
"I was kinda hoping the video for Burning Bodies in the Distance would involve MY body burning as I lay on the sandy beaches of of Madagascar with lots of pretty girls playing volleyball and drinking margaritas, you know, like a hip hop video. Wishful thinking?"Commented Guitar player Andy Stevens. Fellow band mate and drummer Chris Gatza said "It was probably one of the coldest mornings I've ever witnessed, but the experience alone was worth every nipple tightening second."
Watch the music video for "Burning Bodies (In The Distance)" below:
RonnieJamesDio.com reports that Ronnie James Dio was finally laid to rest on June 1, 2010 at 3:33 PM at Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills, CA. Ronnie was carried to his final resting place by his friends, Vinny Appice, Geezer Buttler, Craig Goldy, Steve Mignardi, Scott Warren and Simon Wright.
For those fans that were not able to attend the Memorial, you can still get the "Stand Up And Shout" T-Shirt, Memorial Program and Official Button for a donation of $35.00 to the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund.
The Shirt comes in sizes Medium, Large, X-Large, 2XL and 3 XL. Shipping in the USA is in a Priority Mail Flat Rate Box for $10.70, Canada and Mexico is $26.95 and the rest of the world is $15.00.
Please make your checks or money orders payable to: The Ronnie James Dio "Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund" and send them to the Niji Entertainment Group, 12400 Ventura Blvd. #837, Studio City, CA 91604 USA. You can also use your credit or debit card via PayPal. There is a direct link on the homepage of www.ronniejamesdio.com that says "DONATE NOW."
Here is what The Ronnie James Dio “Stand Up And Shout” Cancer Fund Program aims to do: More...
HellYeah will be heading down under for a short run of tour dates this July. Here are the latest dates:
THURSDAY 29 JULY SYDNEY, METRO THEATRE – Lic A/A
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FRIDAY 30 JULY MELBOURNE, BILLBOARD THE VENUE – 18+
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SATURDAY 31 JULY BRISBANE, THE TIVOLI – 18+
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