Swiss-Serbian Gothic Metallers Evolucija are thrilled to announce that they will co-headline, alongside KBO, the "Rock Night in Trstenik" open-air festival, taking place on June 28th in Serbia! Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/332398714106551/
Next EVOLUCIJA festivals:
June 28th - Rock Night in Trstenik - Serbia
July 5th - Goat Hell Metal Fest - Pula, Croatia
More shows TBA.
Swiss-Serbian Evolucija was formed in 2007 in Switzerland by Dragisa Marinjes. In the same year the debut album “Baklja slobode” came out on Tioli Records. For the German film “Die Templerherren” Dragisa composed the official soundtrack “Pale Rider”. In 2012 Dragisa and Swiss Frontwoman Ilana moved to Serbia. Their second album “Igra Pocinje” was released in 2016 again on Tioli Records. The first album in English “Hunt” came out on March 30th, 2018, on Pure Steel Records. The German Cute & Dangerous Magazine rewarded the band with the Innocent Award for the album, becoming then the winner of “Album of the Year”. Highlights of Evolucija are Montreux Jazz Festival (CH), Karneval Vrnjacka Banja (SRB), Beer Fest Belgrade (SRB), BARF Festival Belgrade (SRB) and Swiss Metal Attack Z7 Prattlen (CH). The band is currently working on new album, more information will be revealed soon.
Italian death metallers Hour Of Penance have released an updated schedule of their upcoming European tour. The previously announced show in Bosnia Herzegovina has been moved to a new location in Tuzla, at Palma Klub, while the show in Pula, Croatia, has been moved to Kranj, Slovenia, at TrainStation SubArt.
21/09/2018: Weberknecht - Wien (Austria)
22/09/2018: Prometalfest - Rymarov (Czech Republic)
23/09/2018: Magnetofon - Lodz (Poland)
25/09/2018: SKCNS Fabrika - Novi Sad (Serbia)
26/09/2018: Klub Palma - Tuzla (Bosnia Herzegovina)
27/09/2018: TrainStation SubArt - Kranj (Slovenia)
28/09/2018: Enjoy Club - Vicenza (Italy)
Recently Hour Of Penance celebrated the 10th anniversary of the release of their landmark album "The Vile Conception" by releasing the rare "Promo 2007" on Bandcamp. Thanks to the "Promo 2007" the band secured a deal with legendary American label Unique Leader Records (Deeds Of Flesh, Disgorge, Beheaded), which originally released the album on February 23rd 2008.
Guitarist/songwriter Giulio Moschini comments:
"To celebrate the 10th anniversary of our album 'The Vile Conception' and to thank all our fans who have been supporting Hour of Penance through all these years, we've uploaded our 'Promo 2007' on our Bandcamp page. This promo was originally sent only to labels and sold in limited quantities. You can now stream those 3 tracks for free via Bandcamp!".
Hour Of Penance are currently writing the follow-up to "Cast the First Stone" (Prosthetic Records, 2017).
Modern metal act Aftermoon (Kiev) are proud to announce their European Tour 2018.
About Aftermoon live shows:
"Our shows are always different as well as our songs. Aftermoon concert program can be very sensual and calm and can consist our lyrical songs, acoustic versions of Aftermoon`s tracks and even covers-versions of the greatest hits. On the contrary, it can be a heavy-metal show, where clean vocals changes to extreme techniques, gentle piano sound transforms into aggressive and hard synths. However, usually it all comes together into a wild vortex of emotions, music, feelings and drive."
Aftermoon is a modern metal band from Kiev, Ukraine. We've started our musical way in 2012. Since the band's formation, Aftermoon has played more than 80 shows in Europe and the biggest Ukrainian cities. We explore different genres in our music, such as modern metal, alternative rock and crossover. Symbiosis of different styles: we combine melodic vocals and piano with hard guitar riffs and intense rhythm section, use classical techniques and the variety of modern sound to create a unique mix that exists on the border of various musical genres. This allows Aftermoon find listeners with different musical preferences, both extreme metal and soft rock fans.
"Phase One" (2016, Wormholedeath)
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Serbian Black Metal spearheads The Stone will embark on tour in only a few days. Planned are a number of dates in Europe alongside Sweden's IXXI and Czech Republic's Inferno. Additionally, there will be a local support band for any of the shows. The Stone will play the tour in order to introduce the new material of their album "Teatar Apsurda" (released in December 2017) live as well. The Stone's 7th studio album was highly praised by both fans and press worldwide.
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British metalcore group Confessions Of A Traitor have announced an 11 date European tour supporting Crazy Town in January 2018. This comes hot on the heels of their UK dates in Swansea, Basingstoke and Bradford on January 12th, 13th and 14th. The band have an enjoyed a successful 2017 with the release of their EP Illuminate via Sliptrick Records and a lot of touring which has helped them reach out even further to the masses. They aim to kick off 2018 in the same vein with more gigs, new recordings and spreading the Confessions Of A Traitor word! Read more about Illuminate …here
Get your copy of Illuminate at: Shop Sliptrick | Amazon | iTunes
Illuminate | Released worldwide via Sliptrick Records on June 13th
European Tour dates:
Jan 18 | Viper Room | Vienna, AU
Jan 19 | Bozidarac | Belgrade, SRB
Jan 20 | Form-Space Cluj | Napoca, RO
Jan 21 | Hard Rock Cafe | Bucharest, RO
Jan 22 | Oddity | Iasi, RO
Jan 23 | Sentrum | Kiev, UA
Jan 24 | Fest Republic | L’viv, UA
Jan 25 | Eleven Club | Brno, CZ
Jan 26 | Barrak | Ostrava, CZ
Jan 27 | Club DK Luksus | Wroclaw, PL
Jan 28 | Cross Club | Prague, CZ
All dates below are supporting Crazy Town and with For The Win
German thrash titans Kreator announce their upcoming second European tour for early 2018.
The band is still touring in support of their chart-topping album Gods Of Violence which was released in early 2017 and received raving reviews from all over the planet.
January of next year will see the band tour cities that have not been covered on the recent runs and bring along label mates Decapitated as well as Dagoba.
Commented Mille Petrozza: "Hordes! Do not miss this night of absolute aggression on our second European tour for Gods Of Violence! See you in the pit!"
Gods Of Violence smashed charts worldwide after its release on January 27 and entered the German charts on #1. It won three soundchecks (Metal Hammer, Rock Hard and Legacy) and hit a total of 29(!) magazine covers in Europe!
Gods Of Violence Tour 2018
11.01.2018 FR - Lille, Splendid
12.01.2018 FR - Reims, Cartonnerie
13.01.2018 FR - Rouen, Le 106
14.01.2018 FR - Bordeaux, Le Rocher Palmer
15.01.2018 FR - Lyon, Transbordeur
16.01.2018 CH - Lausanne, Docks
17.01.2018 IT - Bologna, Zona Roveri
18.01.2018 SI - Ljubljana, Kino Siska
19.01.2018 RS - Belgrade, Hala Sportova
20.01.2018 GR - Thessaloniki, Principal Club Theater
21.01.2018 GR - Athens, Piraeus 117 Academy
23.01.2018 MK - Skopje, MKC
24.01.2018 BG - Sofia, Mixtape 5
25.01.2018 RO - Bucharest, Arenele Romane
26.01.2018 HU - Budapest, Barba Negra Music Club
27.01.2018 CZ - Zlin, Masters of Rock Café
28.01.2018 CZ - Prague, Meetfactory
Death metal pioneers Suffocation announced the release of their new album ‘...Of The Dark Light’ (out on June 9th via Nuclear Blast Records) last week. In support of this record, the band will be touring extensively to present these new tracks to their fans. After a US trip with Morbid Angel, Revocation, and Withered the New York death squad will come across the pond to play 24 shows in 12 countries. Don't miss out on these apocalyptic evenings! The entire itinerary can be found below.
Guitarist Terrance Hobbs commented:
"We’re looking forward to coming back to the UK and Europe, and seeing all of our fans! We're going to be bringing you some new brutal tunes from our latest release ‘...Of The Dark Light’. So prepare to go ‘Beyond The Dark Light’ with us and see you in the pit!"
‘Beyond The Dark Light’ UK Tour dates:
27th Aug – Bristol, Bierkeller
28th Aug – Sheffield, O2 Academy
29th Aug – Glasgow, Audio
30th Aug – Newcastle, Riverside
31st Aug – London, Underworld
European dates are as follows:
5th Aug – France, Saint-Maurice-De-Gourdans, Sylak Open Air
6th Aug – Switzerland, Zurich, Werk 21
7th Aug – Germany, Munich, Backstage
8th Aug – Germany, Dresden, Eventwerk
9th Aug – Austria, Vienna, Viper Room
10th Aug – Czech Republic, Jaromer, Brutal Assault
11th Aug – Slovakia, Terchová, Terchovský Budzogan
12th Aug – Romania, Rasnov, Rockstadt Extreme Fest
13th Aug – Serbia, Novi Sad, The Quarter Club
14th Aug – Hungary, Budapest, Dürer Kert
16th Aug – Switzerland, Bellinzona - Pit Club
17th Aug – Germany, Dinkelsbühl, Summer Breeze
18th Aug – Germany, Wolfsburg, Hallenbad
19th Aug – Belgium, Méan, Metal Méan Fest
20th Aug – France, Saint-Nolff, Motocultor Festival
22nd Aug – Germany, Lindau, Club Vaudeville
24th Aug – Belgium, Bruges, Het Entrepot
25th Aug – Germany, Andernach - Death Feast Open Air
26th Aug – Netherlands, Eindhoven, Dynamo
Slovakia's Mysterious Eclipse set to tour Serbia & Bosnia-Herzegovina with fellow countrymen Abstract
Slovakian Black / Death Metal horde Mysterious Eclipse have announced that they will be touring both Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina along with fellow countrymen Abstract (Atmospheric / Experimental Progressive Metal) in September (full dates below). Both bands will play three shows in both countries, giving fans ultimately six opportunities to see this tour-de-force live.
Check out the event promo here:- https://www.facebook.com/events/1786000158288254/
Global Metal Apocalypse covered Mysterious Eclipse back in 2014:-
"One of Slovakia's long standing metal bands Mysterious Eclipse, has taken a unique turn in how to get your music out to the masses.... by CD trading. Formed in 1996, the quintet have maintained a recognized brand image throughout their career within the underground metal scene. Since their inception they have release one demo (1998), one MCD (1999) and four other major releases (2005, 2008, 2010, 2013) including 2013's "Hell Of Pain". Fronted by Peta Kity Siazikov, this Melodic Black / Death Metal outfit are a gem within the Central European nation and certainly are well worth trading with. This idea may be in place already, but the whole idea of it is great for those bands who are separated by mountains, vast seas, you name it, the whole idea is a great way to get music out to overseas bands, sure the online sharing is obvious. Click on link below for more info...."
— Global Metal Apocalypse, Newsbite: Slovakia's Mysterious Eclipse trading CD's with other bands., Jun 8, 2014
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