Employed To Serve Books UK a Headline Tour


Rising UK Metal band Employed To Serve have announced a last-minute run of UK headline shows, set to kick-off in Huddersfield on May 17th 2022. South London metallers, Burner, will be opening proceedings across the 9-date tour, whilst shoegaze two-piece, Zetra, will appear as special guests across both Milton Keynes and St Albans. These dates are in addition to this summer highly-anticipated festival dates such as Rock For People, Graspop Metal Meeting, Roskilde Festival, Resurrection Festival, and a tour planned as the direct support opening for Gojira. The band are supporting the new album Conquering (Spinefarm Records, review here) out now!

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Nasty Drops New Video For “666 AM”, New Album Incoming


Belgium’s hardcore punk maniacs Nasty have signed with Century Media and will release their label-debut album Menace, 14-tracks of pure, pummeling musical violence on September 25th. The band has been crafting punishing metallic hardcore, since 2014. Fans of bands like Hatebreed, Knocked Loose, Kublai Khan, The Acacia Strain, and Vein; this will be your new favorite band and the band has toured with Suicidal Tendencies, Terror, Madball, Strife, Evergreen Terrace, Ramallah and played festivals such as Wacken Open Air, Hellfest, Graspop Metal Meeting, With Full Force, Resurrection Fest and more. The album cover was created by artist Michael Shantz (Bring Me The Horizon, Architects, Your Demise). The band just shared their new video for “666AM”! Check it out

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Down Books Appearance At Graspop Metal Meeting For “NOLA 25 Tour”


The long-rumored Down reunion is in effect for 2020! The first date of a presumed world tour celebrating the Stoner-Doom supergroup’s legendary debut album NOLA releasing twenty-five years ago next year will begin at Graspop Metal Meeting. The band features current and former members of southern metal greats Pantera, EyeHateGod, COC, Crowbar, Honky and more. The fest takes place June 18-20 in Belgium and added seventy new bands to the bill today, including Down. The announcement comes less than a month after singer Philip Anselmo revealed that the band was in talks to reunite in 2020 for some shows in celebration of the 25th anniversary. No word if former members like co-founder Kirk Windstein (Crowbar, Kingdomm of Sorrow, Rex Brown (Pantera), or the recently retired again Todd Strange will participate. Continue reading


King Diamond – Songs For The Dead LIVE


It came as quite a shock when legendary Danish frontman King Diamond had to step away from music in 2010 to undergo triple heart-bypass surgery. Thankfully, just a couple of short years later, the rejuvenated frontman returned to the stage in all his corpse-painted, theatrical grandeur, choosing to keep his focus on touring rather than making an immediate return to the studio.Continue reading


Slipknot Books Festivals And Headline Tour Of Europe Next Summer


Slipknot, by Evil Robb Photography

In addition to the just-announced headline spot at Download 2019, Slipknot has announced a summer tour to go along with their previously announced headline show in the USA at the Iowa State Fair, in their hometown of Des Moines Iowa. The European tour includes head festival appearances at Rockfest Finland, Rock Im Park, Rock Am Ring, Novarock, Copenhell, Graspop Metal Meeting, Mystic Festival Poland, Download Spain, and Ressurection Festival in Spain. Continue reading


Neurosis Books A European Tour This Summer


Neurosis, by Susanne A. Maathuis Photography

Long-running post-metal legends Neurosis announced a headline tour of Europe this summer. In addition, they will appear at major European music festivals such as Copenhell, Graspop Metal Meeting, and Hellfest. Direct support for headline shows will come from fellow Neurot Recordings peers Deafkids. Select openers for certain shows include Converge and Wolves In The Throne Room. Continue reading


Baroness Announces Summer European Tour


Baroness have announced a European tour for this summer, including headline dates and major festival appearances such as Rock in Park, FortaRock, Rock am Ring, Sweden Rock Festival, Download UK, Nova Rock, Download Paris, Dynamo, Graspop Metal Meeting, Hellfest, Be Prog! My Friend, and Download Madrid. Continue reading


Exodus Books Summer Tour Of Europe, Including Major Festivals


Bay Area thrash godfathers Exodus has announced an extensive tour of Europe this summer. In addition to headline shows they will make appearances at massive festivals such Copenhell, Graspop Metal Meeting, Hellfest, and Bang Your Head!!!, Rockharz and Resurrection Fest will also be part of this upcoming trek. All tour dates are below. The band continues to tour behind 2014’s Blood In Blood Out release on Nuclear Blast Records, and are currently writing the follow-up for a 2019 release. Continue reading


Exodus Announce European Headline Tour Dates


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Exodus is about to begin an upcoming European headline tour which includes a number of festival dates.

Jun 01: Knust – Hamburg (DE)
Jun 02: Hellraiser – Leipzig (DE)
Jun 04: Sweden Rock Festival – Solvesborg (SE)
Jun 05: Musikzentrum – Hanover (DE)
Jun 06: Forta Rock Festival – Njmegen (NE)
Jun 07: Volta Club – Moscow (RU)
Jun 08: Zal Ozhidaniya – St. Petersburg (RU)
Jun 10: Bi Nuu – Berlin (DE)
Jun 11: den Atelier – Luxembourg (LX)
Jun 12: Szene – Vienna (AT)
Jun 13: Mostovna – Nova Gorcia (SL)
Jun 14: Faval Club – Brno (CZ)
Jun 15: Proxima – Warsaw (PL)
Jun 16: Eskulap – Poznan (PL)
Jun 17: Turok – Essen (DE)
Jun 18: Copenhell Festival – Copenhagen (DK)
Jun 19: Metal Frenzy Festival – Gardelegen (DE)
Jun 20: Graspop Metal Meeting – Hasselt (BE)
Jun 21: Hellfest Festival – Clisson (FR)
Jun 23: Underworld – London (UK)
Jun 24: Underworld – London (UK)
Jun 25: Academy 3 – Manchester (UK)
Jun 26: Tuska Open Air Metal Festival – Helinski (FI)

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