Italian atmospheric rock / metal group Devotion will embark on Russian Tour 2016 in August. Confirmed dates follow.
10-08-16 "AMNEZIA" KAZAN (RU)
11-08-16 "HARAT'S PUB" ULYANOVSK (RU)
12-08-16 "HARAT'S PUB" SAMARA (RU)
13-08-16 "LUCKY PUB" BALAKOVO (RU)
14-08-16 "METRO" SARATOV (RU)
15-08-16 "WHITE HORSE" VOLGOGRAD (RU)
16-08-16 "THE ROCK BAR" KRASNODAR (RU)
17-08-16 "POZORISCHE" ROSTOV-ON-DON (RU)
18-08-16 "COLLOSEUM" VORONEZH (RU)
19-08-16 "KILLFISH" KURSK (RU)
20-08-16 "LES" MOSCOW (RU)
Devotion are touring in support of fourth album "Words and Crystals", which was released digitally through Pavement Music on February 26. The album is available from Amazon, iTunes, and other online retailers.
Stream album track "P. Hamilton" at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjDPLTgsPNE
The ninth wonder of the unnatural world, extreme tech-metal messiahs Meshuggah have upgraded their announced January 18th show at The Academy in Dublin as this venue is already close to sold out. The show will now take place at Vicar Street to meet the demand. Original tickets bought for the Academy remain valid.
Get tickets here: http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/Meshuggah-tickets/artist/847086
Full UK & IRL tour-dates for January 2017:
12th January - Bristol (UK) O2 Academy
13th January - Birmingham (UK) O2 Institute
14th January - Nottingham (UK) Rock City
15th January - Glasgow (UK) O2 ABC
17th January - Belfast (UK) Limelight
18th January - Dublin (IRL) Vicar Street (UPGRADED from Academy)
19th January - Manchester (UK) O2 Ritz
20th January - London (UK) O2 Forum
Meshuggah have announced a new album will be coming later this year, check out the teaser:
Alberta's Loud As Hell announces 2016 line-up w/ Unleash The Archers, Striker, Into Eternity, Ninjaspy featured
Semchuk Productions, Jurassic Ink Custom Tattoo, Metal Nation Radio, Prairie Fire Events, and Asher Media Relations are proud to announce the return of this year’s 2016 Loud As Hell Heavy Metal Festival V in Drumheller, Alberta at the Dinosaur Downs Stampede Grounds.Moving into its fifth consecutive year Loud As Hell Heavy Metal Festival promises to be bigger and better than last year with three full days of face melting metal from July 29th – August 1st in the heart of the Alberta badlands to showcase some of the country’s most talented bands with this year’s line-up that includes Unleash The Archers, Striker, Into Eternity, Ninjaspy, Divinity, West of Hell, Disciples of Power and more! (full list below).
Being one of the biggest metal shows in Western Canada with on-site camping, vendors, tattoo artists, suspension demos, guitar and drum clinics, models and everything else that the big guy probably doesn’t approve of… Yes it’s Loud As Hell! So bring your earplugs and get ready for over 30 bands playing over 3 days. The festival has hosted artists such as Kill Devil Hill, Three Inches of Blood, Protest the Hero, Kenmode. Organizers are excited to bring even more Canadian Metal to Western Canada!
Loud As Hell Fest info:
Friday, July 29 – Sunday, August 1.
Tickets on sale via www.loudashell.com
Tickets on sale now – Weekend Pass $100.000
**All ages event – Licensed event**
For more info, please visit these links:
Line Up and Set Times:
Friday, July 29
West of Hell - 11:30pm
Divinity - 10pm
The Order Of Chaos - 9pm
Leave The Living - 8pm
Dahlmers Realm - 7pm
Saturday, July 30
Into Eternity - 11pm
Striker - 9:30pm
All Else Fails - 8:30pm
VX36 - 7:30pm
Xul - 6:30pm
Revenger - 5:30pm
Quietus - 4:30pm
Stab.Twist.Pull - 3:30pm
Odinfist - 2:30pm
Sentient - 1:30pm
Thrashadactyl - 12:30pm
False Flag - 11:30am
Black Friday - 10:30am
Sun July 31
Unleash The Archers - 11pm
Ninjaspy - 9:30pm
Disciples Of Power - 8:30pm
Without Mercy - 7:30pm
Planet Eater - 6:30pm
Third Ion - 5:30pm
Expain - 4:30pm
Display Of Decay - 3:30pm
The Avulsion - 2:30pm
W.M.D. - 1:30pm
Slaughterhauser - 12:30pm
Junkies Rush - 11:30am
Maimed Wolf - 10:30am
Atmospheric tech death unit Wrvth continues to support their self-titled 2015 release with a string of late Summer headlining shows. The month-long trek begins August 5th in Bend, Oregon, and includes an appearance at Jamfest in Beamsville, Ontario as well as Dirt Fest in Pontiac, Michigan alongside Killswitch Engage, Hatebreed, Attila, Asking Alexandria and more. The live debauchery comes to an end on September 3rd in Sacramento, California. Support will come courtesy of Depths Of Hatred and Pathways on select dates as laid out below.
8/05/2016 Third Street Pub - Bend, OR
8/06/2016 Wandering Goat - Eugene, OR
8/07/2016 50 West - Salem, OR
8/08/2016 The Pin - Spokane, WA
8/09/2016 Railyard - Billings, MT
8/11/2016 Shorty's Hall - Milwaukee, WI
8/12/2016 Jamfest @ BMR Private Ranch - Beamsville, ON *
8/13/2016 Dirt Fest @ Crofoot Festival Grounds - Pontiac, MI
8/14/2016 Coalition - Toronto, ON *
8/15/2016 Piranha Bar - Montreal, QC *
8/16/2016 L'Anti Bar Spectacles - Quebec City, QC *
8/17/2016 Koto - Salem, MA
8/18/2016 3065 Live - Buzzards Bay, MA
8/19/2016 The Wreck Room - Peterborough, NH
8/21/2016 The Iron Heights - Augusta, GA **
8/22/2016 Bombshells Tavern - Orlando, FL **
8/24/2016 The Handlebar - Pensacola, FL **
8/25/2016 TBD - Houston, TX
8/26/2016 Tomcats West - Fort Worth, TX
8/28/2016 Mesa Music Hall - El Paso, TX
8/30/2016 Pub Rock - Scottsdale, AZ
8/31/2016 Til-Two Club - San Diego, CA
9/01/2016 PBW - Pomona, CA
9/02/2016 La Movida - Salinas, CA
9/03/2016 Starlite Lounge - Sacramento, CA
*with Depths Of Hatred
California pirate faction, The Dread Crew Of Oddwood, has dispatched the routing of their massive Lawful Evil North American tour.
The mighty landlocked trek will consume the majority of August and September, and will see The Dread Crew Of Oddwood storming a wide array of venues and Renaissance Faires across the US and Canada, keelhauling audiences with their unique brew of well-executed, acoustic heavy mahogany. The four Canadian gigs and two in Florida will also see the outfit joined by Wilderun, and the opening show in Los Angeles on August 12th will include a special one-off West Coast set by fellow seafaring cohorts, Swashbuckle. Additional shows are likely to be added to the existing itinerary, so watch for updates in the coming weeks.
Declares the outfit's Stark Cordwain on the upcoming raid, "We are returning to some of our favourite North American cities, armed to the beards with fresh acoustic antics! Lawful Evil is coming for you, so crack open a fine whiskey, get ready to party, and hold onto your butts!"
The widespread invasion comes in the wake of The Dread Crew Of Oddwood's independently-released fourth album, "Lawful Evil", which was thunderously let out of the cannons upon the public earlier this year. A non-stop auditory rampage which discharges fourteen debauchery-ridden rippers intoxicating the listener with a bounty of top-shelf, hard-partying action, Lawful Evil was recorded at Seahorse Sound, mixed by Aksu Hanttu (Korpiklaani, Shade Empire). and mastered by Svante Forsbäck (Korpiklaani, Apocalyptica, Dragonforce, Rammstein) at Chartmakers Audio Mastering. The record bears contributions from several guest vocalists, including Brittney Slayes (Unleash The Archers), Admiral Nobeard (Swashbuckle), and others. The cover art for the album was created by Mark Gibbons (World Of Warcraft, League Of Legends, Warhammer).
View The Dread Crew Of Oddwood's riotous "Sulfur" video RIGHT HERE, see the "Dead Man's Medley" play-through at Gear Gods HERE, and stream Lawful Evil in its entirety HERE.
Lawful Evil is available direct from the band on CD HERE and digital HERE,as well through as most digital providers.
Building from the successes of its first year, Kansas City's one and only BlackDeath Fest is set to strike the Midwest yet again this September, certain to decimate with two days of underground black, death, grind, and extreme metal. Event details at this location.
Visit the KC Black Fest II Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Kcblackdeath.
The lineup (in alphabetical order):
Dark Apostle (KS)
Dead Shore (IL)
Imperial Savagery (IL)
Napalm Meth (MO)
Pigs Blood (WI)
Ritual Combat (CA)
Sons of Famine (IL)
Sons of Famine
There’s just 48 days until your wait is over for Bloodstock - the biggest heavy metal party weekender of the year! Bloodstock HQ is a hive of activity; the sunshine is on pre-order and there are still more bands being confirmed!
Added for an early afternoon main stage slot on Sunday are rising, home-grown Century Media metalheads, Heart Of A Coward (https://www.facebook.com/heartofacoward). Check out the video for ‘Hollow’ from last album ‘Deliverance’ at: https://youtu.be/C-h3c2VnA7A.
Joining Friday’s Sophie Stage bill are German symphonic metal outfit Beyond The Black (https://www.facebook.com/beyondtheblackofficial), Wigan’s own progressive sludgelords Boss Keloid (https://www.facebook.com/bosskeloidband), and self-described ‘epic fantasycore’ group Fury from Worcester (https://www.facebook.com/furyofficial).
Meanwhile, snagging a Sophie Stage slot on Saturday are heavy psych merchants Vodun (https://www.facebook.com/VODUNBAND) fresh from Stone Free festival last weekend and fast-rising London melodic metallers, The Raven Age (https://www.facebook.com/TheRavenAge).
Bloodstock is very pleased to welcome back Teenage Cancer Trust as their official charity partner once again. After shattering all previous fundraising records in 2015 with a colossal total in excess of £13.5K, Bloodstock hopes you’ll join them to raise even more cash in 2016 to help Teenage Cancer Trust support young people with cancer all over the UK.
Meantime, the ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ finals continue around the UK through to 10th July (remaining dates below). Bloodstock’s ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ judging squad have been searching hard for hot new talent and these lucky bands have won slots on the Hobgoblin New Blood stage!
Friday welcomes Mansfield stoner / groove rock trio Witchtripper (https://www.facebook.com/witchtripperuk) and Leicester’s melodic doomsters Garganjua (https://www.facebook.com/Garganjua). On Saturday, Leicester M2TM winners Conjurer (https://www.facebook.com/conjureruk) bring their blend of progressive post-metal sludge / groove, plus Norwich M2TM finalists Vendetta (https://www.facebook.com/VendettaUKHC) offer up a slice of pure British hardcore aggression. Joining Sunday’s New Blood mayhem are Luton’s Far From History (https://www.facebook.com/farfromhistoryuk), mixing chugging groove and hardcore riffs to round out your weekend.
There’s also a chance for punters at each M2TM event to win weekend tickets to Bloodstock, a case of Hobgoblin Ale to take home, or various other Bloodstock related prizes. You can even shake hands with Bloodstock’s ‘M2TM’ mainman, Simon Hall. Remaining finals run as follows so get out, support, and win those festival tickets for yourself!
24th Jun - SWINDON – The Victoria
24th Jun - DEWSBURY – The Old Turk
25th Jun - MERSEYSIDE / LIVERPOOL – Bumper
1st Jul - LINCOLNSHIRE / LINCOLN – The Lincoln Imp
2nd Jul - READING – Facebar
9th Jul - BURNLEY – Sanctuary
9th Jul - BOURNEMOUTH – The Anvil
9th Jul - POLAND / BIELSKO-BIALA - The Rude Boy Club
10th Jul - BIRMINGHAM – The Roadhouse
Maybe you waded through D(r)ownload? Or you’re paddling off to Glastonbury? First timers and old timers, everyone’s welcome at Bloodstock. If you’ve a little ‘un under 4 yrs old, they can even join you for free. No mates to go with or a bit unsure on your first visit? Make new friends with the “Bloodstock Loners & Newbies” camp, a Facebook group set up by some regulars (https://www.facebook.com/groups/171715506329753/).
Twitter on @BLOODSTOCKFEST.
Alpha Omega Management has a huge pleasure to announce that the Croatian Melodic death metallers Infernal Tenebra are confirmed as main support for Testament on their shows in Baltic region, as follows:
June 29th - Vilnius, Lithuania
June 30th - Riga, Latvia
Comments the band:
"We're very excited about those shows... it's the first time we visit the Baltic region. Having the opportunity to share the stage with one of our main influences... this is going to be sick!"
This September, and two years after the release of their critically-adored "Clearing The Path To Ascend" full-length, Yob will return to Europe, delivering their purifying riff rituals across the continent.
The full dates with Black Cobra as main support are as follows:
YOB w/ Black Cobra:
9/11/2016 Incubate Festival - Tilburg, NL
9/12/2016 FZW - Dortmund, DE
9/13/2016 Radar - Arhus, DK
9/14/2016 Sticky Fingers - Gothenburg, SE
9/15/2016 Bla - Oslo, NO
9/16/2016 Pumpehuset - Copenhagen, DK
9/17/2016 Smoke the Fuzz Fest - Athens, GR w/ Bongzilla, Dopenthrone
9/19/2016 Schlachthof - Wiesbaden, DE
9/20/2016 Feierwerk - Munich, DE
9/21/2016 Musik & Eden - Berlin, DE
9/22/2016 Asymmetry Festival - Wroclaw, PL w/ Discharge
9/23/2016 UT Connewitz - Leipzig, DE
9/24/2016 Z-Bau - Nurnberg, DE
9/25/2016 Chelse - Vienna, AT
9/26/2016 Club Gromka - Ljubjana, SL
9/28/2016 Vintage Industrial - Zagreb, HR
9/29/2016 Stadtwerkstatt - Linz, AT
9/30/2016 Lo-Fi Club - Milan, IT
10/01/2016 Up In Smoke Festival @ Z7 - Pratteln, CH w/ Electric Wizard, Elder
10/02/2016 Astrolabe - Orleans, FR
10/04/2016 La Poudriere - Belfort, FR
10/05/2016 Glazart - Paris, FR
10/06/2016 Le Grand Mix - Tourcoing, FR
10/07/2016 The Fleece - Bristol, UK
10/08/2016 G2 Garage - Glasgow, UK
10/09/2016 The Rainbow Club - Birmingham, UK
10/10/2016 Ruby Lounge - Manchester, UK
10/11/2016 Whelans - Dublin, IRE
10/13/2016 The Scala - London, UK
10/14/2016 Desertfest - Antwerp, BE w/ Pentagram, Cough, Uncle Acid
10/15/2016 Cafe Glocksee - Hannover, DE
Beyond Creation have announced new European dates in support of tech death icons Obscura. The tour will kick off at the Feierwerk in Munich, Germany on the 20th of October. The fast rising Canadian technical death metal hope will be performing alongside Revocation and Rivers Of Nihil in twelve more countries, before coming to an end in the Danish city of Aalborg on the 11th of November.
A list of all currently confirmed shows can be viewed below.
+OBSCURA +REVOCATION +RIVERS OF NIHIL
20 Oct 16 München (DE) Feierwerk
21 Oct 16 Weinheim (DE) Café Central
22 Oct 16 Haarlem (NL) Patronaat
23 Oct 16 London (UK) The Dome
24 Oct 16 Sheffield (UK) Corporation
25 Oct 16 Aarschot (BE) De Klinker
26 Oct 16 Paris (FR) Divan du Monde
27 Oct 16 Aarau (CH) Kiff
28 Oct 16 Les Pennes-Mirabeau (FR) Jas'Rod
29 Oct 16 Calenzano/Florence (IT) Cycle Club
30 Oct 16 Brescia (IT) Circolo Colony
31 Oct 16 Ljubljana (SI) Orto Bar
01 Nov 16 Wien (AT) Viper Room
02 Nov 16 Kosice (SK) Colosseum
03 Nov 16 Dresden (DE) Scheune
04 Nov 16 Praha (CZ) Nova Chmelnice
06 Nov 16 Oberhausen (DE) Kulttempel
07 Nov 16 Berlin (DE) Lido
08 Nov 16 Hamburg (DE) Markthalle
09 Nov 16 Stockholm (SE) TBA
10 Nov 16 Oslo (NO) Parkteatret
11 Nov 16 Aalborg (DE) Aalborg Metal Festival
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