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

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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

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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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Sep 28-Oct 02: Port of Miami – Miami, FL

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Arch Enemy, Born Of Osiris, The Acacia Strain, etc Confirmed For 2015 Summer Slaughter Tour

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Arch Enemy has been confirmed to headline the 2015 Summer Slaughter Tour with Born Of Osiris, Veil Of Maya, The Acacia Strain, Obscura, After The Burial, Cattle Decapitation and Beyond Creation. This also marks Arch Enemy’s first North American trek with new guitarist Jeff Loomis.

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“Summer Slaughter 2015” tour dates feat. Arch Enemy, Born Of Osiris, Veil Of Maya, The Acacia Strain, Obscura, After The Burial, Cattle Decapitation, Beyond Creation
Jul 28: The Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
Jul 30: Val Air Ballroom – Des Moines, IA
Jul 31: Skyway Theater – Minneapolis, MN
Aug 01: Mojoes – Joliet, IL
Aug 02: The Agora Theatre – Cleveland, OH
Aug 03: The Northland Performing Arts Center – Columbus, OH
Aug 05: Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA
Aug 07: Heavy MTL – Montreal, QC
Aug 08: The Palladium – Worcester, MA
Aug 09: Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ
Aug 12: Webster Hall – New York, NY w/ The All Stars Tour
Aug 13: Rams Head Live – Baltimore, MD
Aug 15: The International – Knoxville, TN
Aug 17: Gas Monkey Live! – Dallas, TX
Aug 18: Empire Control Room & Garage – Austin, TX
Aug 20: The Marquee – Tempe, AZ
Aug 21: House of Blues – San Diego, CA
Aug 22: City National Grove Of Anaheim – Anaheim, CA
Aug 23: The Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, CA

More dates coming soon!

Arch Enemy live in Europe:
May 31: Komma – Wörgl, Austria (support by Drone)
Jun 01: Barba Negra Track – Budapest, Hungary (support by Drone)
Jun 03: Orpheum – Graz, Austria (supported by Unearth and Drone)

Jun 04: Out & Loud Festival – Geiselwind (DE)
Jun 05: Metalfest Open Air – Pilsen (CZ)
Jun 06: Plein Air de Rock Festival – Jarny (FR)
Jun 19: Nummirock Metal Festival – Nummijarvi (FI)
Jun 20: Graspop Metal Meeting – Dessel (BE)
Jun 21: Hellfest – Clisson (FR)
Jun 25: Bravalla Festival – Norrköping (SE)
Jun 26: TopFest – Piestany (SL)
Jul 03: Pfeffelbach Open Air – Pfeffelbach (DE)
Jul 05: With Full Force Festival – Roitzschjora (DE)
Jul 17: Metal Collision Festival – Frankfurt (DE)
Jul 18: Dynamo Metal Fest – Eindhoven (NE)
Jul 19: Two Days A Week Festival – Wiesen (AT)
Jul 23: Metaldays – Tolmin (SL)
Jul 24: Lanzenanger Festival – Burglengenfeld (DE)
Aug 27 – 31: Full Metal Cruise III – Scandinavia
Aug 31: Headbangers Weekend – Istanbul (TU)

Nov 13: Principal Club Theater (GR)
Nov 14: Gargarin 205 – Athens (GR)

Nightwish, Arch Enemy, Amorphis “Endless Forms Most Beautiful” European tour 2015
Nov 16: Falconer – Copenhagen (DK)
Nov 18: O2 World – Hamburg (DE)
Nov 19: Heineken Music Hall – Amsterdam (NL)
Nov 20: Heineken Music Hall – Amsterdam (NL)
Nov 21: König-Pilsener-Arena – Oberhausen (DE)
Nov 23: Hall Tony Garnier – Lyon (FR)
Nov 25: POPB-Bercy – Paris (FR)
Nov 26: Le Zénith – Toulouse (FR)
Nov 28: St. Jakobshalle – Basel (SI)
Nov 29: Unipol Arena – Bologna (IT)
Dec 01: Zenith – Munich (DE)
Dec 03: Schleyerhalle – Stuttgart (DE)
Dec 04: Jahrhunderthalle – Frankfurt (DE)
Dec 05: Arena – Nürnberg (DE)
Dec 07: Tip Sport Arena Prague – Prague (CZ)
Dec 10: Polivalenta Hall – Bucharest (RO)
Dec 14: Arena – Leipzig (DE)
Dec 15: Max – Schmeling-Halle – Berlin (DE)
Dec 16: Rockhal – Luxembourg (LX)
Dec 17: Lotto Arena – Antwerp (BE)
Dec 19: Wembley Arena – London (UK)

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