Brazilian power metallers Hibria are proud to announce their 20th anniversary North American tour presented by PureGrainAudio.com and Test Your Metal Records that will kick off in Vancouver, BC on August 10th and wrap up in New York City on August 28th. (full details below)
Hibria released their fifth and latest self-titled full length last year via Test Your Metal Records for North America and continues the band's venture with their very technical playing that’s fast, aggressive and catchy to follow 2013’s ‘Silent Revenge’.
Hibria's new album is available on CD here | Digital download here.
Hibria is a Brazilian power metal band formed in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul in 1996. Hibria has grown in popularity in their home country plus worldwide with the successful release of four albums and a live DVD that showcases their intense concert energy (if ya never seen them in person).
All four of their past albums and live DVD released have reached the #1 position on sales charts for HMV stores across Japan and has lead the band to be support for such bands as Metallica, Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, Megadeth plus perform at Rock in Rio and Loud Park, Japan’s most important Metal festival, where they shared the main stage with some of the world’s most known bands.
Progressive death metal unit, Abiotic, will be touring Canada this August alongside the black metal might of Necronomicon and Vesperia for the Okkults In Canada Tour 2016. Set to commence on August 4th and level nearly two dozen venues through August 27th, the upcoming trek follows Abiotic's recent European tour alongside death metal heavyweights, Suffocation and Cattle Decapitation.
Abiotic will be touring in support of their "Casuistry" full-length, issued last year via Metal Blade Records. Featuring guest appearances by Paul Waggoner of Between The Buried And Me and John Gallagher of Dying Fetus, the critically-acclaimed offering ranked in at #50 on the Billboard Current Hard Music Album Chart and #68 on the Billboard New Artist Chart upon its first week of release. Purchase Casuistry at metalblade.com/abiotic where you can also sample a stream of "Cast Into The Depths."
Abiotic w/ Necronomicon, Vesperia:
8/04/2016 Mavericks - Ottawa, ON
8/05/2016 Detour Music Hall - St. Catherines, ON
8/06/2016 Windsor Beer Exchange - Windsor, ON
8/07/2016 Call The Office - London, ON
8/09/2016 The Asylum - Sudbury, ON
8/10/2016 TBA - Sault St Marie, ON
8/12/2016 Crocks - Thunder Bay, ON
8/13/2016 North Hill Inn - Brandon, MA
8/14/2016 The Park Theatre - Winnipeg, MA
8/15/2016 TBA - Regina, SK
8/16/2016 Inferno Nightclub - Lethbridge, AB
8/17/2016 Filthy's - Edmonton, AB
8/18/2016 Munins Post - Kelowna, BC
8/19/2016 TBA - Victoria, BC
8/20/2016Rickshaw Theater - Vancouver, BC
8/21/2016 Generator Cabaret - Prince George, BC
8/22/2016 Distortion - Calgary, AB
8/23/2016 O'Brian's Event Centre - Saskatoon, SK
8/24/2016 TBA - Kenora, ON
8/26/2016 The Working Class - Timmins, ON
8/27/2016 The Atria - Oshawa, ON
Chilean Groove / Thrash Metallers Lefutray will embark on its first European tour in July. The 30-date "Sounds Kill Europe Tour" will see the band playing in Germany, Poland, and the Czech Republic, as well as 18 confirmed dates in Russia. There are still a few dates available. Those interested in booking the band should get in touch with Ferroda Booking at email@example.com.
The band is touring in support of 2015 SickBangers release Oath. Stream "Oath" in its entirety at https://lefutray.bandcamp.com/album/oath.
Switzerland based Brutal Death metal machine Carnal Decay to tour Europe next month! They will crush the scene together with Virulency and Cancerous Womb!
Tour dates are listed below:
Carnal Decay / Virulency / Cancerous Womb tour dates:
05.07.2016 – D – Leipzig – 4rooms //
06.07.2016 – NL – Tilburg - Extase //
07.07.2016 - BEL - Antwerpen - Music City
08.07.2016 - BEL - Roselare - De Verlichte Geest //
09.07.2016 - D - Schriesheim - Awwgegrinded //
10.07.2016 - T.B.A.
11.07.2016 - FL - Vaduz - Take 5 //
12.07.2016 - CH - Zürich - Ebrietas //
As recently announced, the annual Rock Carnival is back for its second year - taking place on September 30, October 1 and October 2 at its new location in Lakewood, NJ at FirstEnergy Park, home of the Lakewood Blue Claws.
As with its inaugural year, which drew a staggering 50,000+ attendees, the second annual Rock Carnival will feature classic amusement rides and entertainment, the most delicious food truck offerings, high-action Professional Wrestling, a wide selection of tasty brews, and of course... the best in local, national and international rock music performances! This year's event will also see the addition of more carnival area space and a children's fun zone. This is a weekend of big fun for the whole family!
Rock Carnival is pleased to announce even more stellar talent performing at this year's show. In addition to Saturday headliners and heavy metal legends Twisted Sister performing their can't-miss official tri-state farewell show, fans will enjoy a legendary Friday headline performance from none other than the original shock rocker himself, Alice Cooper.
Pop culture icon Alice Cooper pioneered a grandly theatrical brand of hard rock that was designed to shock. Drawing equally from horror movies, vaudeville, and garage rock, the group created a stage show that featured electric chairs, guillotines, fake blood and boa constrictors. With a schedule that includes six months each year on the road, Alice Cooper brings his own brand of rock psycho-drama to fans both old and new, enjoying it as much as the audience does. Known as the architect of shock-rock, Cooper (in both the original Alice Cooper band and as a solo artist) has rattled the cages and undermined the authority of generations of guardians of the status quo, continuing to surprise fans and exude danger at every turn, like a great horror movie, even in an era where CNN can present real life shocking images. With his influence on rock & roll long since acknowledged, there is little that Alice Cooper hasn't achieved in his remarkable career, including platinum albums, sold-out tours and any number of honours and career achievement awards. As he heads back out on the concert trail each year, Cooper insists he's still motivated to continue touring and recording albums, as well as making time for such side projects as Cooper'stown (his Phoenix-based restaurant / sports bar) and his "Nights With Alice Cooper" nightly radio show, syndicated domestically and worldwide on over 100 stations.
In addition to Alice Cooper, other newly announced artists include Clutch, Blue Oyster Cult, Zakk Sabbath, Cycle of Pain, Zebra, Jackyl, Shaman's Harvest and KYNG. These artists join previously announced Rock Carnival 2016 artists: Overkill, Ace Frehley, Monster Magnet, Fuel, Cinderella's Tom Keifer, Dokken, Texas Hippie Coalition, Doro, Four By Fate, Killcode, Jester and American Angel. Even more Rock Carnival performances will be announced soon, with Sunday's performance line-up being announced via 95.9 the WRAT on Tuesday, July 5!
Music will take place on multiple stages including two main festival stages, side by side, on the field. Fans will have general admission access to the stadium field. The musical portion of the event will once again feature the Birch Hill stage, a very popular performance area, with the addition of another performance area showcasing developing artists.
This year's festivities will also include a brand new "Classic" Friday night celebration, which will feature tributes to classic rock favourites! Voyage will perform a tribute to Journey, Almost Queen will play your Queen favourites, and Zakk Sabbath - featuring vocalist / guitarist Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne), bassist Blasko (Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Rob Zombie) and drummer Joey Castillo (ex-Queens Of The Stone Age) - will perform Black Sabbath classics.
Reserved weekend, GA weekend, single day, VIP and Skybox tickets for this year's Rock Carnival are on sale now. Carnival entry is FREE for all children under 16 and Adult Carnival Only Admission is $15 in advance, $20 at the Carnival. Carnival Only Admission does not include stadium access.
Single Day, VIP Packages and Skybox Meet & Greet's, powered by SoundRink, are on sale beginning today. Get your reserved and GA weekend + single day tickets here! Find VIP packages and Skybox tickets via SoundRink.
More carnival details, per-day line-ups and other entertainment will be announced soon. For more information, visit http://therockcarnival.com/.
The Rock Carnival is produced by Stan Levinstone Presents and GameLoud.
Tampa death metal veterans Obituary have just announced the "Battle Of the Bays" European tour 2016, which will see them crushing The UK and Western and Eastern Europe this October and November alongside Bay Area thrash legends Exodus! NY rockers Prong and Australian grindcore up-and-comers King Parrot will provide further support. More countries on this tour will be announced at the end of August. A list of currently announced dates is available below.
Obituary's most recent album & Relapse debut "Inked In Blood" (released last year) debuted at #75 on the Billboard Album Chart, marking the group’s highest sales week ever and first debut in the Top 200. Inked in Blood has garnered widespread critical acclaim from publications such as Metal Hammer, MetalSucks, Metal Injection, and many more. The album can be purchased physically via Relapse HERE, and can be streamed or purchased digitally via the band's Bandcamp page HERE.
June 18 Dessel, BE Graspop
***All Dates with Exodus***
Oct 22 Lille, FR Aeronef
Oct 23 Rennes, FR L’Etage
Oct 24 Paris, FR Elysée Montmartre
Oct 25 London, UK Electric Ballroom
Oct 27 Glasgow, UK Garage
Oct 28 Manchester, UK Academy 2
Oct 29 Birmingham, UK 02 Academy 2
Oct 30 Southampton, UK Engine Rooms
Nov 5 Aarhus, DK Voxhall
Nov 6 Copenhagen, DK Pumpehuset
Nov 11 Warsaw, PL Progresja
Nov 12 Katowice, PL Mega Club
Nov 15 Bucharest, RO Arlene Romane
Nov 16 Budapest, HU Durer Kert
Nov 17 Zagreb, HR Tvornica Club
You asked, they listened! Fresh off their appearance at Camden Rocks Festival, the mighty Reckless Love have announced they shall return one more time in November for two exclusive UK appearances in Nottingham and London.
"We are absolutely thrilled about the fact that we're coming back to "InVade" a few of the best British rock venues again in November 2016,” explains frontman Olli Herman. “Our fans in the UK have always treated us better than anybody anywhere else and it almost feels like we're coming back home. This time we don't have many shows booked but we hope that our fans from all over the country can make it over to have a good time with us. We can't wait to see you all again.”
Friday 18 November – Rock City, Nottingham
Saturday 19 November – Electric Ballroom, London
Following the release of InVader, the band’s fourth studio album, the colourful fun lovin’ foursome have travelled across Europe entertaining the masses with their high-energy party anthems.
The quartet recently released their second single: We Are The Weekend - a genuine Friday night call-to-arms, and opening track on the flamboyant Finn’s latest effort. Reckless Love are on a mission to add a contemporary sheen to the glory of vintage rock! You can view the music video here: https://youtu.be/dcYkZh0XDzY
Tickets go on sale Wednesday 8th June.
Pierce The Veil are pleased to announce the supports for their headline tour this Winter. Letlive and Creeper will join them on the EU, UK & Ireland dates in support of their huge new album 'Misadventures' which charted at Number 4 in the US billboard charts as well as top 20 placings in the UK, Mexico, Australia & Canada.
The band have also launched a charity auction in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. Fans of the band can get their hands on a unique piece of memorabilia and raise vital funds for young people with cancer. The guitar, an Epiphone Les Paul Special II, was recently thrown from a cliff in San Diego on the set of the band’s current Rock Sound cover shoot. The remains have been signed by the band and donated to Teenage Cancer Trust. The auction is running until 7pm on Sunday 12 June with all proceeds from the winning bid directly supporting young people with cancer in the UK. Visit the
Teenage Cancer Trust eBay page to place your bid here:
Piece the Veil frontman, Vic Fuentes said:
“I've always wanted to throw a guitar off of a cliff, so why not do it for a great cause like the Teenage Cancer Trust?! This is something that means a lot to me personally and we are very proud to announce this fun collaboration with them. We hope that this auction helps spread awareness and
love to those who truly need it.”
Pierce The Veil headline UK & Ireland tour dates below:
Friday 25th November Great Hall, Cardiff
Saturday 26th November O2 Academy, Birmingham
Sunday 27th November O2 Brixton Academy, London
Tuesday 29th November Rock City, Nottingham
Wednesday 30th November O2 Academy, Newcastle
Thursday 1st December Barrowlands, Glasgow
Friday 2nd December Academy 1, Manchester
Sunday 4th December Mandela Hall, Belfast
Monday 5th December Academy, Dublin
Tuesday 6th December Academy, Dublin
www.seetickets.com / myticket.co.uk
The ninth wonder of the unnatural world, extreme tech-metal messiah Meshuggah have just announced a UK & Ireland leg of their winter tour.
Following the cries of British and Irish metal fans all over the island, Meshuggah have announced a lengthy January tour on these shores.
This comes after the previous news that the Swedish tech-metal pioneers will play all over Europe later this year following the imminent release of their anticipated as-yet-untitled new album (expected Autumn 2016.)
Tickets for the UK & Irish dates go on sale this Friday 3rd June.
Full dates as follows:
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) The Academy
19th January - Manchester (UK) O2 Ritz
20th January - London (UK) O2 Forum
Previously Announced European Dates On Sale NOW:
22nd November - Berlin (DE) Astra
23rd November - Amsterdam (NL) Melkweg Max
24th November - Tilburg (NL) 013
25th November - Antwerp (BE) - Trix
26th November - Stuttgart (DE) LKA Longhorn
27th November - Lyon (FR) Le Transbordeur
29th November - Madrid (ES) La Riviera
30th November - Barcelona (ES) Razzmatazz 1
1st December - Montpellier (FR) Rokstore
2nd December - Bologna (IT) Estragon
3rd December - Milan (IT) Alcatraz
5th December - Pratteln (CH) Z7
6th December - Paris (FR) Le Bataclan
7th December - Cologne (DE) Essigfabrik
8th December - Hamburg (DE) Markthalle
Finnish Industrial / Gothic Metallers Electric Deathbeat - who just recently co-headlined Raunchy‘s “The Singularity Tour” in Europe - are confirmed as direct support for Amaranthe's show on September 30th at Clubzal in St. Petersburg.
Electric Deathbeat hail from Northern Finland and was formed in 2011 by vocalist J.V., born as a one-man project, as years passed by, it was time to unleash the machine with full force, having today 4 versatile band members. Their debut album “Dead Echo Paranoia” was released worldwide in July 2015. The band is currently working on their new effort. Stream "Boogie Woogie" here
Electric Deathbeat are:
J.V – vocals, guitar, bass guitar, synths & programming
A.V – bass guitar
J.E.H. – guitar
J.T.H. – drums, guitar
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