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Metal News for July 10, 2018

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17 news articles posted on this day.

Machine Head Announces North American Tour Dates

San Francisco Bay Area metal titans Machine Head have announced the second leg of their North American tour in support of their new album, "Catharsis." The upcoming dates also include the six rescheduled dates from the first leg were vocalist Robb Flynn contracted a severe viral bronchitis lung infection that lasted for seven weeks. The band will once again will be giving fans "an evening with” Machine Head, playing over 2 1/2 hours of classic and new material.

Flynn comments: "We’re really stoked to be hitting the road in the states and our cannabis legalizing brothers up in Canada again. After the first tour in support of Catharsis hitting typical Machine Head strongholds like Chicago, Denver and Oakland, we’ve been really looking forward to doing a 2nd North American run that hits all the nooks and crannies of America, places that a lot of time get left off a traditional tour routing as they are smaller markets, and maybe route way off the the main highways that run through the states. More...

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Rock Goddess Parts Company With Bassist

New Wave of British Heavy Metal veterans Rock Goddess, led by sisters Jody and Julie Turner (vocals/guitar and drums respectively,) has announced that they have parted company Tracey Lamb and have had to pull out of an appearance at the Metal Magic festival.

Says the band: "Owing to unforeseen personal circumstances, Tracey is unable to perform at Metal Magic Festival this weekend and unfortunately the band will not be appearing. It is also with regret, she will no longer be able to commit to Rock Goddess and leaves with immediate effect. We wish her all the very best for the future.

"The band will be announcing a new bassist in due course. Thank you so much for the continued support and we can't wait for you to hear the new album. See you on the road soon."

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Voivod Reveals New Album Release Date

Currently celebrating their 35th anniversary, Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators Voivod have announced a release date of September 21st for their new studio album The Wake via Century Media Records worldwide.

The Wake, the successor to 2013’s Target Earth album as well as the 2016 mini-album Post Society, was recorded and mixed by Francis Perron at RadicArt Recording Studio in Canada. The album‘s artwork was once again created by Voivod drummer Michel “Away” Langevin and can be seen below.

Guitarist and songwriter Daniel “Chewy“ Mongrain" checked in with the following comment about the upcoming release: "It is with great enthusiasm and pride that we will soon share with you the fruit of 2 years of labour in the form of an intricate, intense and colourful journey with our new album The Wake, expanding the boundaries of Voivod's multiverse!" More...

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Obliterate Announce US Tour Dates

Victoriaville, QC based deathcore act OBLITERATE have announced a new round of US tour dates supporting their new album Impending Death this August. The tour, which includes a performance at Michigan Metal Fest alongside Whitechapel and Lorna Shore, will see the band performing throughout much of the Midwest and Texas with support coming from Poolside at the Flamingo.

Dates below:

8/11 Battle Creek, Mi @ Michigan Metal Fest
8/14 Austin, Tx @ Come and Take It Live
8/15 San Antonio, Tx @ Jack's Patio Bar
8/16 Harlingen, Tx @ The Hop Shop
8/17 Corpus Christi, Tx @ Boozerz
8/19 Houston, Tx @ Acadia
8/20 Ft Worth, Tx @ The Rail Club
8/22 Pekin, Il @ Twisted Spoke Saloon
8/23 Kent, Oh @ The Outpost
8/24 Buffalo, Ny @ Stamps
8/25 NYC, Ny @ Blackthorn 51

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Good Charlotte North American Tour Announced

Good Charlotte today announced a massive North American Tour in support of their upcoming seventh full-length studio album, Generation Rx. The tour will kick off on October 12, 2018 in Mexico City, and wrap on November 24, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV.

Good Charlotte North American Tour Dates:

October 12, 2018 - Mexico City, Mexico - Open Air ACMX
October 13, 2018 - Puebla, Mexico - Tecate Comuna
October 16, 2018 - Orlando, FL - Hard Rock Live
October 17, 2018 - Atlanta, GA - Tabernacle
October 19, 2018 - Raleigh, NC - The Ritz
October 20, 2018 - Lynchburg, VA - Phase 2
October 21, 2018 - Philadelphia, PA - The Fillmore
October 23, 2018 - Worcester, MA - The Palladium
October 25, 2018 - Toronto, ON - Rebel
October 26, 2018 - Montreal, QC - MTelus
October 27, 2018 - Syracuse, NY - SI Hall at the Fairgrounds
October 28, 2018 - Cleveland, OH - Agora Theatre
October 29, 2018 - New York, NY - Terminal 5
November 01, 2018 - Detroit, MI - The Fillmore
November 02, 2018 - Columbus, OH - Express Live!
November 03, 2018 - Grand Rapids, MI - Monroe 20
November 04, 2018 - Chicago, IL - Riviera Theatre
November 06, 2018 - Minneapolis, MN - Skyway Theatre
November 07, 2018 - Kansas City, MO - Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland
November 09, 2018 - Oklahoma City, OK - Diamond Ballroom
November 10, 2018 - San Antonio, TX - Aztec Theater
November 11, 2018 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues
November 12, 2018 - Houston, TX - House of Blues
November 14, 2018 - Denver, CO - Ogden Theater
November 15, 2018 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Complex
November 16, 2018 - Garden City, ID - Revolution Concert House
November 17, 2018 - Portland, OR - Roseland Theater
November 18, 2018 - Seattle, WA - Showbox SODO
November 20, 2018 - San Francisco, CA - Warfield Theater
November 21, 2018 - Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Palladium
November 23, 2018 - Phoenix, AZ - The Van Buren
November 24, 2018 - Las Vegas, NV - The Pearl at The Palms

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Oubliette Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based melodic black metal/death metal outfit Oubliette launch an early album stream of their new album The Passage. The album will see official release through The Artisan Era this Friday, July 13th.

Check it out below:

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Foxbat Premiere New Song & Video "Grim Ripper"

Foxbat premiere a new song and video entitled "Grim Ripper", taken from their upcoming new album "Rotgut", which will be out in stores August 3rd via Core Sample Records.

Check out now "Grim Ripper" below.

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Danzig Dates For Fall U.S. Tour Announced

Danzig announces the fall leg of U.S. shows he has scheduled for his 30th anniversary touring. Below's where the trek will hit.

10/24 Portland, OR – Roseland
10/25 Seattle, WA – Sodo
10/27 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
10/28 TBA – TBA
10/31 Denver, CO – Fillmore
11/01 Albuquerque, NM – El Rey Theatre
11/03 Irvine, CA – 5 Points Amphitheatre

Details for October 28th show will be unveiled on July 25th.

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Watch: Manson Force Fan To Take A7X Shirt Off

During his recent performance at this year’s Madrid edition of the ‘Download Festival‘, Marilyn Manson invited a group of fans on stage and forced one of them to take off his Avenged Sevenfold shirt. In the below footage of the incident, Manson can be seen telling the fan why:

"Take this shirt off. That's not my band."


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Firtan Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Black metal outfit Firtan premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "Okeanos", which will be out in stores July 13th via AOP Records.

Check out now "Okeanos" in its entirety below.

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Sedation Therapy Premiere Full-Album Stream

Death/doom outfit Sedation Therapy from Tacoma, Washington premiere the full-album stream of the band's brand new 2018 demo, which was released via Bandcamp on June 23rd.

Check out now the demo in its entirety below.

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Finnr’s Cane Premiere New Track "Elegy"

Canadian doom/black metal band Finnr’s Cane premiere the title track of their upcoming new album "Elegy", which will be released on July 20 by Prophecy Productions.

Check out now "Elegy" below.

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Cryptic Hymn Debut Pre-Release Full-Album Stream

Kentucky’s death metal outfit Cryptic Hymn premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new EP "The Vast Unknowing", which will be out in stores July 17 via Bandcamp.

Check out now "The Vast Unknowing" in its entirety below.

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Full Of Hell & Outer Heaven U.S. Tour Announced

Full Of Hell and Outer Heaven will be touring the U.S. together in October. Below's where the trek will stop:

10/10 Philadelphia, PA – Voltage Lounge
10/11 Montclair, NJ – Meatlocker
10/12 Washington, DC – Atlas
10/13 Chapel Hill, NC – Local 506
10/14 West Columbia, SC – Radio Room
10/15 Jacksonville, FL – Nighthawks
10/16 Tampa, FL – Crowbar
10/17 Miami, FL – Gramp’s
10/18 Orlando, FL – Will’s Pub
10/19 Atlanta, GA – 529
10/20 Charlotte, NC – Skylark Social Club
10/21 Chesapeake, VA – Riffhouse Pub

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Dee Snider (Ex-Twisted Sister) Debuts Music Video

Ex-Twisted Sister singer Dee Snider premieres a music video for his new song “Become The Storm“. The cut is taken from his forthcoming album, “For The Love Of Metal“, out on July 27th via Napalm Records.


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Mushroomhead Channel "Evil Dead" In New Video

Mushroomhead debut the below music video for a new version of their 2014 track “We Are The Truth“. Jackie LaPonza (UnSaid Fate, etc.) guests on the song. The clip will appear on thegroup’s upcoming DVD release, “Volume III“, out August 17th via Megaforce Records. Mushroomhead will be headlining the ‘Summer Of Screams Tour‘ in support of it.


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Pallbearer Premiere New Live Video For “Thorns”

Pallbearer premiere the following live video for their track “Thorns“ streaming below.

In other news Pallbearer will be touring North America with Tribulation later this year. Comments the band: More...

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