Terrible news for up and coming band Betraying The Martyrs, as they lost all of their gear, personal belongings and band merch when their van trailer of the band’s Mercedes Sprinter caught on fire. None of the members were hurt, thanks to the bravery of their driver, but all of their belongings were destroyed at a total unsalvagable loss. They have been forced to cancel the rest of their North American summer “Rapture” tour. The incident happened around 4 a.m. when the trailer caught fire. All band and crew members were able to safely to exit the vehicle with no major injuries. Tragically, all of the band’s equipment was lost in the blaze. A crowdfunding campaign has already been launched to help support the bands. You’re going to want to help when you see the photos below. Continue reading
After weeks of teasing us, the organizers have finally unveiled the lineup for this year’s Summer Slaughter Tour. Continue reading
Born Of Osiris and Volumes had so much fun touring together earlier this year, they’ve decided to do it all over again this Summer. Continue reading
For a young band to solidify their status and upgrade themselves from “ones to watch” to “key members of the metal scene” with a solid third album is quite a task. A listen to The Resilient, the third record in six years from French deathcore act Betraying The Martyrs, indicates that they have taken their song-writing to another level from their previous explorations on Breathe in Life and Phantom (all Sumerian). But does this release have the chops to propel them into the metal stratosphere?
The 2017 Hellfest Open Air Festival will be taking place from June 16th-18th in Clisson, France next year, and the final lineup has now been confirmed. Continue reading
Into The Grave Festival, one of the yearly highlights of the heavy music circuit in the Netherlands, took place last weekend in Leeuwarden. A sell-out crowd of over 7,000 people in attendance (not counting bands and crew) witnessed great bands such as headliner Sabaton, Sepultura, Cannibal Corpse, Obituary, Ensiferum, Avatar, Betraying The Martyrs, Audrey Horne, and more lite up the stage.
Exodus has already been confirmed For Into The Grave 2016. Early Bird Tickets are on sale now for Into The Grave and its sister festival City Rock for next year at their website.