Hailing from Austin, Texas, Bloody Knives (Preston Maddox: bass, voice, keyboards, samples, programming), (Jake McCown: drums, noise, programming, art) (Jim Moon: sound manipulator) combine the sounds of heavy punk and industrial with blurry ambient electronics, atmospherics, and 8-bit glitches and melodies. Their 2010 debut album 'Burn It All Down' received rave reviews from the Austin press and the singles/remix EP, released in October of last year, featured two new songs from the forthcoming 'Blood' album, coming out May 15th on Saint Marie Records.
Connecticut/New York thrash metal band Indestructible Noise Command has just added brand new U.S. dates to their upcoming performance schedule. The band will make appearances on April 7th at Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn, NY, April 14th at WJRR's Earthday Birthday at Tinker Field in Orlando, FL, and on April 19th at Dingbatz in Clifton, NJ as part of Jose Mangin's Hard Attack Thursdayz. This is your only chance to see I.N.C. in the states this spring, so get your tickets now! See below for information.
In support of their upcoming release 'Out Of The Darkness' A Sound Of Thunder have announced a string of North American tour dates, including a special CD release show, an MS Benefit concert, and appearances with Sabaton and Virgin Steele. A complete list of dates can be found below.
Black metal group Nachtmystium will be heading to Austin, TX next week for the annual "South By South West" music festival. In addition to playing the official Metal Sucks Showcase on March 15th, the band will be playing a handful of dates leading up to and surrounding the show. A full list of dates can be seen below along with supporting acts for dates outside of Austin.
Currently out terrorizing stages on their headlining tour with Torche, Valient Thorr and A Storm Of Light, Raleigh, North Carolina cross-over legends Corrosion Of Conformity today announce another round of live dates this June which will take them to the West Coast and Canada. The trek will steam-roll its way through 17 cities beginning June 1st in Charlotte, North Carolina. The band will be joined by Torche, Black Cobra and Gaza.
Burnaby, BC melodic prog death thrashers Tribune are proud to announce they will be hitting the road in the USA from April through May along with Canadian dates to be announced soon in support of their upcoming release 'Elder Lore / The Dark Arts' out officially on Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 under their independent label Corpse Corrosion Music.
Big Wreck, who currently have the #1 Rock Single in the country for the third week in a row, just announced a slew of Canadian tour dates.
Earlier this year, San Diego's brutal death metal/slam outfit Pathology completed a successful 3-week west coast headlining tour that also went down into Mexico for 4 shows. "Our west coast tour was fun and successful," states drummer Dave Astor. "We really got to play some smaller markets on the run and I was happy to see some old and new fans come out, especially to some of these more rural areas that we've never played. Hopefully we can do this as intensive west coast run once a year."
Wretched will be hitting the road March 15th kicking off the "Metal Alliance Tour" with DevilDriver, Job For a Cowboy, 3 inches of Blood, Dying Fetus and more! They will be releasing their sophomore album, 'Son Of Perdition' on March 26th. I'd love to set them up with an interview prior to or on the date of one of their listed below shows.
Fresh off their North American tour with Children Of Bodom, Boston's Revocation are pleased to announce their North American Headline tour. The tour kicks off April 19th in Allston, MA and runs through April 29th in Trenton, NJ. Support on the tour will come from Cannabis Corpse and Ramming Speed. A complete list of dates can be found below.
Massachusetts' riff-murderers All Pigs Must Die will embark on their latest cross-country killing spree with Narrows, the bands SXSW-bound for several massive live assaults on the legions swarming through Austin next week.
Balance And Composure and Pianos Become The Teeth have confirmed a string of UK dates in August. The two bands will co-headline, trading off the main slot each night. Both acts are also set to perform at the "Hevy Fest" on August 4th in Kent.
Liverpool's The Wombats will return to the U.S. this spring for a headlining tour in support of their new single "Jump Into The Fog" off their highly-acclaimed album 'This Modern Glitch' (Bright Antenna/ILG). Kicking off April 21st, the 14-stop run will take the band across the country with stops in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and more.
For All Those Sleeping are excited to announce their co-headline tour with In Fear And Faith this spring. The nationwide run kicks off on April 13th in Ogden, UT, culminating in their home state of Minnesota. Additional support will come from Dream On Dreamer, Casino Madrid, and Adestria.
MonstrO was recently announced as an opener on the six-week Clutch and Hellyeah co-headline national tour that begins April 10th in Norfolk, Virginia, but before that, the Atlanta, Georgia-based MonstrO will hit Austin, Texas next week for SXSW as part of MetalSucks South By South Death showcase featuring High On Fire, Darkest Hour, Nachtmystium, and more. The event will be held at Barbarella Patio at 615 Red River on Wednesday, March 14th.
Luther (Philadelphia, PA) are heading out on tour in support of the band's newest release, the '4-Way Split' with The Copyrights, Grey Area and The Reveling released on Black Numbers recently. The tour will also be in support of their 2011 release, 'Siblings & Sevens'. Luther will be playing shows with an outstanding itinerary of bands that includes Hot Water Music, The Menzingers, Cheap Girls, Braid, The Sidekicks, Signals Midwest and Captain, We're Sinking.
Versus The World, which has links with both Lagwagon and The Ataris, is set to tour Europe again later this year. They will be starting off their series of gigs with a performance on Belgium's Groezrock on April 27th before heading on to various dates in Germany, the Netherlands and the UK until May 12th.
American black metal outfit Abigail Williams' latest tour is now currently underway. Billed as support for almighty death metal legion Deicide on the "March Of Death 2012" tour, Abigail Williams are performing all new material from their recently released third LP 'Becoming', released worldwide via Candlelight Records in January. With Jungle Rot and Lecherous Nocturne also providing support for the entire trek, this shall prove to be one of the year's heaviest tours so far as it storms across the continent through the end of the month.
After a few weeks off, following nearly three years of semi-constant touring, Cape Fear's sludge-slingers Weedeater decided they have been off the road long enough, and that it's time to go reap some more hard-partying souls.
These Hearts have announced a short U.S. run with School Boy Humor in March! The group released their latest music video for the track "Romans 15" earlier this year. Check out the music video below.