LIK has booked a headline tour of Europe for 2022. The band will support their recent album Misanthropic Breed via Metal Blade. Support comes from fellow Swedishmen Mass Worship!
Instrumental Florida trio Lybica have officially signed with Metal Blade Records. The band features Killswitch Engage drummer Justin Foley on guitar. Lybica plan to release their self-titled debut release sometime in early 2022.
Armored Saint have released a new live video for their track “The Truth Always Hurts” off their upcoming CD/DVD Symbol of Salvation Live (Metal Blade Records). Recorded at the legendary Gramercy Theater in New York City in 2018, the band will be releasing this live version of Symbol of Salvation (Metal Blade Records) as a means of celebrating the seminal records 30th anniversary. See the “The Truth Always Hurts” video below.
Let’s take a minute and talk about hype. We all have a vague notion of what it is, but how does one obtain it? Can it be harnessed long term or is it a matter of riding that wave while it’s marginally available? For instance, how did Job For A Cowboy use it to jump from MySpace unto Metal Blade? Beats me. Whatever the case may be, it appears abundantly clear that Spiritbox know how to tap into it and are doing so on Eternal Blue (Rise Records). But can Spiritbox carry this momentum all through an album? Continue reading
Armored Saint will embark on a West Coast tour with headliners Black Label Society and Prong this winter. Armored Saint released their eighth full-length, Punching The Sky, via Metal Blade Records, last year and the band is pumped to finally tour behind the album.
Legendary Melo-death band The Black Dahlia Murder will embark on a headline tour of North America as the first foray back to full-time touring. The tour features After The Burial, Carnifex, Rivers of Nihil, and Undeath as openers. Dubbed “Up From The Sewer Tour 2021”, this will be the first trek in support of The Black Dahlia Murder’s critically acclaimed album, Verminous (review here), released in April 2020 via Metal Blade Records. Ticket presales are available at the two links below.
Death Metal legends Cannibal Corpse released their new album Violence Unimagined on April 16th 2021, via Metal Blade Records (review here). The band shared their new video for the single “Necrogenic Resurrection” (directed by frequent collaborator David Brodsky // http://www.mgenyc.com), which you can watch below. Continue reading
Back with another album cover deemed unsuitable for public consumption, it’s nice to see death metal legends Cannibal Corpse still shocking the squeamish and easily offended. Having to replace controversial artwork with something a little more palatable had almost become a tradition at one time but the new record Violence Unimagined (Metal Blade) is the first time the band has actually been deemed worthy of censorship since 2012.
Metal Blade Records has released the full video performance of King Diamond, live at – The Fillmore in Philadelphia, PA from their Songs for The Dead live DVD from a few years ago to celebrate the new vinyl version of the live concert and limited edition merch bundles. The merch is available at the link below. With two full concerts filmed by Denise Korycki for Wild Wind Studios, she worked closely with King on every aspect of filming, for two multi-camera shoots at the Fillmore and Graspop Metal Meeting (GMM) in Belgium. New King Diamond music is expected in the new future to compliment the future world tour plans the band has been formulating.
Death Metal legends Cannibal Corpse previously announced their new album Violence Unimagined releasing April 16th 2021, via Metal Blade Records. The band shared their new single “Inhumane Harvest” – and now has David Brodsky-directed video for the track! Check it out!