The Cavalera brothers are back! Max and Iggor Cavalera, who created some of the most influential metal records in music history with SEPULTURA and inspiring the heavy and extreme music scene over decades, are currently hard at work in the studio in Phoenix, Arizona, to record the fourth album of CAVALERA CONSPIRACY!
TAU CROSS, the multinational punk/heavy metal collective featuring Amebix bassist/frontman Rob "The Baron" Miller, Voivod drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and members of cult crust outfits Misery and War//Plague, has announced their second full-length album, Pillar Of Fire, due out July 21st on CD, 2xLP, and digital formats via Relapse Records.
Dead Cross, the hardcore band featuring Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies, Misfits), Justin Pearson (The Locust, Retox), Michael Crain (Retox, Festival of Dead Deer) and Mike Patton (Faith No More, Tomahawk), have announced their first North American tour dates.
Finnish grindcore powerhouse ROTTEN SOUND have released an explosive live video for the track "Trashmonger". The video, captured live during the band's most recent tour is streaming and available for sharing here.
ARCH ENEMY are back!
Pine is a band out of Ottawa, Canada that I could only describe as a shoegaze/emo/punk hybrid, female fronted with awesome vocals and an atmospheric melodic backdrop. Deep with feeling and melancholy, this struck a chord with me immediately.
Ontario, Canada's post-hardcore heavyweights, Silverstein have announced their biting new full length, Dead Reflection, due out July 14th via Rise Records. To celebrate the announcement the band has premiered their massive new track, "Retrograde".
Clevo Hardcore stalwarts INTEGRITY announce full album details for "Howling, For The Nightmare Shall Consume" out July 14th on CD/2xLP/Deluxe 3xLP/CS/Digital via Relapse Records!
To celebrate the ten year anniversary of their classic album, Colors, Between The Buried And Me will embark on a special tour this September/October, which will see the band perform the record in its entirety! Dubbed the "Colors Ten Year Anniversary Tour", the trek also features The Contortionist, Polyphia, and Toothgrinder as support.
Vancouver's ANCIIENTS have announced new North American tour dates. The tour begins on June 9, and see the band travelling throughout the US and Canada in support of GOATWHORE. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.
On May 19th, international metal superstars DragonForce will release their new studio album, Reaching Into Infinity, via Metal Blade Records in the USA. Today, the band has launched a video for the new single, "Ashes of the Dawn", directed by Ivan Colic, plus produced by Stanimir Lukic - Staca and iCODE Team in Serbia in May 2017.
A new trailer for The Man Who Loves To Hurt Himself, an intense documentary film on TODAY IS THE DAY's iconic founding frontman Steve Austin, has been posted. The new trailer sees release ahead of the film's premiere at the International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema in Nice, France this week.
Hard Rock Icons UFO & SAXON are back in the USA! Due to demand following their hugely successful tour together in March & April, UFO & SAXON have announced more dates in the US, plus two in Canada, in September and October.
No Mercy, the debut EP by Texas hardcore outfit SHADOW OF DOUBT - founded by former core members of Bitter End, Hardside, and more - is approaching early June release through WAR Records, and the title track has been issued through a premiere at New Noise Magazine as preorders are unveiled.
Iconic Los Angeles hardcore warriors STRIFE this year celebrate the 20th anniversary of their landmark second LP, In This Defiance, with a special extremely limited run of the record.
LENG TCH'E have returned to the Season of Mist roster. The Belgian deathgrind veterans recently finished recording their forthcoming new album, and are set to release the record this summer.
Bridge Nine Records is thrilled to announce that the midwest powerhouse hardcore band SPINE will be releasing new music with the label in the coming year. Veterans of the scene, SPINE features members of Weekend Nachos, Sorry Excuse, Blindside USA and Keef Mountain, and the band has released several demos and splits on Bad Teeth Recordings.
Goatwhore will release their anticipated Vengeful Ascension full-length worldwide on June 23rd via Metal Blade Records. The band's seventh full-length and second recorded reel-to-reel, Vengeful Ascension was captured at Earth Analog in Tolono, Illinois near Champaign, Illinois with longtime soundman and comrade Jarrett Pritchard (1349, Gruesome), breaking a four-album tradition of working with Erik Rutan.
Seattle doom metal merchants SAMOTHRACE are preparing to embark on a full US tour later this month. Following the trek, the band will focus on the completion of two new recordings, including their third LP.
On June 16th, Swedish death metallers Entrails will release their new album, World Inferno, worldwide via Metal Blade Records! To hear the first single, "The Soul Collector", please visit: metalblade.com/entrails - where the record can also be pre-ordered.
This year, Arizona thrashers Sacred Reich are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their classic album, Ignorance. To commemorate this incredible milestone, the band is bringing their "30 Years of Ignorance" tour around the world, which kicks off in Europe in July. Following the European run, the trek will make its way to the USA in September, featuring Byzantine as support.
Notorious southern metal outfit WEEDEATER have announced Eastern US and Canadian tour dates. The band heads East after their appearance at Berserker Fest 2017 (featuring GWAR, EYEHATEGOD, NEGATIVE APPROACH and more), and will be joined by BLACK WIZARD and SERIAL HAWK.
As they gear up for the release of their new album Trumpeting Ecstasy on May 5th (Profound Lore), experimental death-noise band FULL OF HELL have premiered a music video for the album’s title track on TheQuietus who said it's "...suitably gloomy to fit the track's scuzzy, industrial streak."
Hardcore up-and-comers Malice At The Palace and Jesus Piece have teamed up with Bridge Nine to release a new split EP on May 19th. Today, Malice At The Palace have premiered one of their contributions to the split - “My Target” - which is streaming now courtesy of CLRVYNT.