Damnation Festival 2017 – Live At Leeds University Union

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Over the course of its 12 incarnations, Leeds based Damnation Festival has grown into surely the most important yearly event for underground music lovers the UK has to offer. Far from merely an Extreme Metal festival, Damnation is the closest the UK has to the all-encompassing nature of Roadburn in its celebration of a wide spectrum of sub-genres. This year’s edition seemed to be especially diverse with a rich amount of Extreme Metal sitting alongside expansive entities and experimental Prog outfits. With four stages within the single complex of the Leeds University Union, and a sell-out capacity crowd (admittedly reduced to counter crowding issues from previous editions), the layout does appear labyrinthian at first, but is pretty intuitive and easy to follow pretty quickly; which with a stacked lineup from top to bottom, makes the continuous rushing from stage to stage a little more bearable at least. Continue reading

Damnation Brings The Heaviest And Grimmest One-Dayer To Leeds Today

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The time is nigh! Damnation Festival, the UK’s top one-day underground metal festival is back today at Leeds University Union. The fest is totally sold out again and headlined by Bloodbath, Sodom, Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Paradise Lost, Dying Fetus, Dragged Into Sunlight, Nails and many more.  Continue reading

Emperor Booked To Headline Netherlands Deathfest 2018

Continuing a string of headline appearances at European metal festivals, Emperor will headline Netherlands Deathfest 2018. Nine other bands have also been added with more bands and details to follow. Continue reading

Vallenfyre, Grave Pleasures, And Leng Tch’e All Added to Damnation 2017

Three more top-notch bands added to the ranks of Damnation Festival 2017 as Vallenfyre, Grave Pleasures, And Leng Tch’e are added to the bill. Tickets are running out for the UK’s top festival event of the late year. Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Temples Festival 2015

Festival season is just around the corner, and what better way is there to start the summer than with Temples Festival? Launched in 2013, Temples is an independent music festival based in Bristol. The event will take place from 29th – 31st May at the historic venue Motion. Continue reading

Enabler Releasing By Demons Denied Limited Edition Seven Inch Single In June

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Ohio-based hardcore/metallers Enabler is releasing a limited edition seven inch/digital single By Demons Denied on June 2, 2015 via Century Media Records. It includes an extended version of the song off of their upcoming debut full length Fail to Feel Safe, along with two exclusive b-sides – “The Flame” and “Some Things Are Worth Living For.”

They will be touring North America with Meek Is Murder in June.

May 28: Camden Unicorn – London (UK) (w/ Leng Tch’e)
May 29: Motion – Bristol (UK) (Temples Fest w/ Converge, Pig Destroyer, Nails, Weedeater)

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ENABLER tour dates with MEEK IS MURDER
Jun 01: Snapper Magee’s – Torrington, CT
Jun 02: Dusk – Providence, RI
Jun 03: O’Briens – Allston, MA
Jun 04: La Source Martinière – Quebec City, QC
Jun 05: Turbo Haus – Montreal, QC
Jun 06: 612 Gladstone – Ottawa, ON
Jun 07: Coalition – Toronto, ON
Jun 08: The Sanctuary – Detroit, MI
Jun 09: Dragonfly Lounge – Madison, WI
Jun 10: Livewire – Chicago, IL
Jun 11: Spacebar – Columbus, OH
Jun 12: Gallery 5 – Richmond, VA
Jun 13: Backroom Studios – Rockaway, NJ
Jun 14: The Acheron – Brooklyn, NY

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Enabler Confirm Upcoming Tour With Meek Is Murder

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Ohio hardcore metallers Enabler will be headlining an upcoming US tour with Meek Is Murder as support. Their forthcoming album Fail To Feel Safe was recorded at Silver Bullet Studios with engineer Chris Teti (The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die) and producer Greg Thomas (Misery Signals, Shai Hulud), who also produced the band’s critically acclaimed album, All Hail The Void (2012). Mastering was handled by Bill Henderson at Azimuth Mastering.

May 28: Camden Unicorn – London, UK (w/ Leng Tch’e)
May 29: Motion (Temples Fest) – Bristol, UK (w/ Converge, Pig Destroyer, Nails, Weedeater)

Enabler tour dates with Meek is Murder
Jun 01: Snapper Magee’s – Torrington, CT
Jun 02: Dusk – Providence, RI
Jun 03: O’Briens – Allston, MA
Jun 04: La Source Martinière – Quebec City, QC
Jun 05: Turbo Haus – Montreal, QC
Jun 06: 612 Gladstone – Ottawa, ON
Jun 07: Coalition – Toronto, ON
Jun 08: The Sanctuary – Detroit, MI
Jun 09: Dragonfly Lounge – Madison, WI
Jun 10: Livewire – Chicago, IL
Jun 11: Spacebar – Columbus, OH
Jun 12: Gallery 5 – Richmond, VA
Jun 13: Backroom Studios – Rockaway, NJ
Jun 14: The Acheron – Brooklyn, NY

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Temples Festival 2015 Announces First Day Schedule

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The first Day Splits of Temples Festival 2015  have been announced. Previously a number of acts were announced as participating but now a set schedule for the first day is now official. The schedule is as follows:

Friday May 29, 2015

Stage I

Converge
Nails
Trap Them
Martyrod
Young And In The Way
Throats (Reunion)
Teef

Stage II

Pig Destroyer
Today Is The Day
Magrudergrind
Leng T’Che
Enabler
+2 TBA

Stage III

Bongzilla
Weedeater
Year Of No Light
Slabdragger
Mondarch
Sea Bastard
Monolithian

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