AUTOPSY REVEALS ‘THE TOMB WITHIN’’The Tomb Within’ EP out now on Peaceville Records

October 6th, 2010
by EvilG

CALIFORNIA – San Francisco Bay Area gore legend, Autopsy, is proud to announce the release of ‘The Tomb Within’ EP, the first collection of newly recorded tracks in over a decade from the influential death metal band, out today on Peaceville Records.

The highly anticipated, ‘The Tomb Within’, was recorded in mid-July 2010 at Fantasy Studios with Adam Munoz, and unites the original trio of Chris Reifert, Danny Coralles, and Eric Cutler, joined on bass by Joe Trevisano (ex-Abscess).

“If you are into metal and you don’t like this your head needs thorough examination,” raves Heavymetal.About.com.

Cover art is supplied by renowned fantasy/horror artist, Matt Cavotta.

The track list for ‘The Tomb Within’ is…

1. The Tomb Within2. My Corpse Shall Rise3. Seven Skulls4. Human Genocide5. Mutant Village

Both the CD and 12” vinyl edition of ‘The Tomb Within’ can be purchased now at the Peaceville webstore.  The vinyl edition comes with a free poster of the stunning cover artwork, and is limited to just 1,000 numbered copies.  It can purchased online at: http://www.burningshed.com/store/peaceville/product/261/2264/, while the CD edition can be ordered at: http://www.burningshed.com/store/peaceville/product/261/2265/.

The EP’s title track is currently streaming on the album’s mini-site at: http://www.peaceville.com/autopsy/.  Along with the song stream, the mini-site also features audio samples of each of the EP’s four other gut-wrenching tracks, as well as an in studio, behind-the-scenes video trailer, offering fans a glimpse at the creative process of Autopsy’s latest musical bloodbath.

Autopsy decided to make an official comeback after working together on two songs for the special 20th anniversary edition of their debut album, Severed Survival, in late 2008.  The band had originally decided to split before the release of their 4th album, Shitfun, in 1995..

Autopsy emerged in 1987, and had an almost immediate impact on the global underground heavy metal scene.  Frontman Chris Reifert was already known due to his work as drummer with Florida’s highly respected extreme metal combo, Death, along with Chuck Schuldiner.  Autopsy’s debut album, Severed Survival, was unleashed in 1989 on Peaceville Records, and the band went on to become a true legend in the death metal scene, recording four studio albums in total, before splitting up in the mid 90’s.

Head to www.peaceville.com for more information on Autopsy, and ‘The Tomb Within’.

Autopsy is…

Chris Reifert – drums/vocals

Danny Coralles – guitar

Eric Cutler – guitar

Joe Trevisano – bass

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MUNICIPAL WASTE ADDS NEW DATES WITH SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, HIGH ON FIRE & KYLESA

October 6th, 2010
by EvilG

Richmond, VA’s MUNICIPAL WASTE have added a number of dates en route to their Fun Fun Fun Fest appearance on November 6th. They’ll be playing alongside such revered acts as SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, HIGH ON FIRE & KYLESA.

Catch MUNICIPAL WASTE on these dates:

Oct 8 – Tankcrimes Brainsqueeze Fest – Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA
Oct 9 – Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA
Oct 31 – The Fest – The Venue – Gainesville, FL
Nov 2 – Hi-Tone Cafe – Memphis, TN (w/HIGH ON FIRE, KYLESA)
Nov 3 – Downtown Music Hall – Little Rock, AR
Nov 4 – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX (w/SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, HIGH ON FIRE, KYLESA)
Nov 5 – The Riverfront Warehouse – Shreveport, LA (w/HIGH ON FIRE, KYLESA)
Nov 6 – Fun Fun Fun Fest – Waterloo Park – Austin, TX
Nov 9 – The End    – Nashville, TN
Nov 10 – V Club    – Huntington, WV

Taken from the band’s most recent album, MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE, the new music video for “Acid Sentence” centers around a serial killer who bathes his victims in acid. Shot in the style of a classic black and white horror film, video offers all of the aggression and fierce gore that fans have come to love about MUNICIPAL WASTE and FANGORIA.

“Acid Sentence”
was directed by David McKendry. To give the fans an extra dose of terrifying bloody gore, David also recruited the effects talents at Dapper Cadaver, whose fine gore craftsmanship has graced TV shows like BONES and DEXTER. All of their hard effort has paid off in a video that stands alone as a pure piece of memorable horror.

Watch the video for MUNICIPAL WASTE‘s “Acid Sentence” TODAY at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SP6j4pJX68o

MASSIVE AGGRESSIVE
is available now worldwide. Get your copy in the USA at
http://earache.com/uswebstore/index.php/cPath/667_671_75

For more news and info, head to http://www.myspace.com/municipalwaste

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Dawn of Disease: New track online / News about the album

October 6th, 2010
by EvilG

We have uploaded a brand new song called “Death Shall Be Mine” on our myspace-site. The song comes off our forthcoming album “Legends of Brutality” which was recorded at the mighty Soundlodge Studio (God Dethroned, Dew-Scented, Sinister…) together with producer Jörg Uken. At the moment we are looking for a label for the new record, so we don’t have a release date yet. Interested labels can get in touch.

Tracklist – Legends of Brutality
01. Gasping For Life (Intro)
02. Above The Gods
(Guestvocals: Henri / God Dehtroned)
03. Impervious Mind
04. Legends Of Brutality
05. Soul Harvest
06. When White Turns Red
07. Death Shall Be Mine
08. Justified Retaliation
09. Out Of Breath
10. Sinister Rapture
(Guestvocals: Henri / God Dethroned)
11. Bitter Fate
12. Silence Prevails (Outro)

http://www.myspace.com/dawnofdisease

Upcoming concerts:
09.10.2010: Rock The Night, Bastard Club – Osnabrück / Germany
29.10.2010: 20th Anniversary – Sudden Death, Bastard Club – Osnabrück / Germany
30.10.2010: Metal Bang IX, Komplex – Schüttorf / Germany
12.11.2010: Ear Terror Festival, Alte Post – Emden / Germany

Hope to see you there!
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POWERGLOVE ANNOUNCE CMJ SHOWCASE & NYC COMIC CON APPEARANCE

October 6th, 2010
by EvilG

(New York, NY) — POWERGLOVE have officially announced their participation in the 2010 CMJ Music Marathon held in New York City this month. Presented by Metalsucks.com and NYC based metal promoters 1000 Knives, the band will take the stage at 8PM at Fontana’s on 10/23 with Wetnurse, The Binary Code, Pack of Wolves, Meek is Murder and Batillus.

More info can be found here, http://bit.ly/9jdnkH.

The band will also be doing an autograph signing in full costume at this year’s New York Comic Convention on Friday 10/8 during a special event held in the famed “Autograph Alley” at table #10 on from 5:30 – 6:30 at the Javits Center They will be at booth #1684 otherwise picking fights with other costumed superheroes. “Being the weirdos that we are, we sometimes are a bit out of place at some of the appearances. However, being surrounded by over 80,000 comic book and Anime nerds, along with legends such as Bruce Campbell and Stan Lee will make us feel right at home.” says the band.

POWERGLOVE released their debut record “Saturday Morning Apocalypse” via eOne Music a few weeks ago and haven’t slowed down. Their rendition of the Transformers theme song can be heard here, [http://bit.ly/95zKvO] and the new record can be previewed and purchased here [http://bit.ly/95zKvO].

Now that POWERGLOVE has taken the Flintstones from the stone age into the metal age, they will hit the road with FIREWIND this fall followed by ARSIS and CONDUCTING FROM THE GRAVE this winter.

w/ Firewind

Nov. 04 – Raleigh, NC – Volume 11

Nov. 05 – West Springfield, VA – Jaxx

Nov. 06 – New York, NY – The Gramercy

Nov. 07 – Montreal, QC – Les Foufounes Electriques

w/ Arsis and Conducting From The Grave

Dec. 01 – Championship Bar & Grill – Trenton, NJ

Dec. 02 – Evening Star Music Hall – Niagara Falls, NY

Dec. 03 – Pirates Cove – Cleveland, OH

Dec. 04 – Harpo’s – Detroit, MI

Dec. 05 – Reggie’s Rock Club – Chicago, IL

Dec. 07 – Black Sheep – Colorado Springs, CO

Dec. 08 – In The Venue – Salt Lake City, UT

Dec. 09 – The Venue – Boise, ID

Dec. 10 – Studio 7 – Seattle, WA

Dec. 11 – Branx (Loveland) – Portland, OR

Dec. 12 – Thee Parkside – San Francisco, CA

Dec. 13 – The Whisky – Hollywood, CA

Dec. 14 – The Clubhouse – Tempe, AZ

Dec. 15 – Club Khaos – Amarillo, TX

Dec. 16 – The Marquee Theatre – Tulsa, OK

Dec. 18 – Jaxx – W. Springfield, VA

TOUR POSTER: http://www.box.net/shared/a61x9uds7b

“We are POWERGLOVE and we are here to f*ck with your childhood!” proclaims the band at the beginning of their live shows. After finding success mining the brains of the A.D.D. driven video game generation with songs like “Tetris,” POWERGLOVE have set their sights on the inner child in all of us. To this end, the band has set its blasters from stun to kill; it’s target: the world!

POWERGLOVE is composed of four battle-hardened rockers out of Boston, MA: Alex Berkson, Bassil Silver, Chris Marchiel, and Nick Avila. This band shreds metal renditions of everything from old school 8- bit video game classics to contemporary blockbusters, all with a heavy metal attitude!

For more information on E1 Metal please visit http://www.e1metal.com/ or follow @E1MetalATTACK

For more information on POWERGLOVE visit the links below.

PHOTOS: http://www.box.net/shared/hqlsout30e

http://twitter.com/powergloveband

http://www.youtube.com/user/vgmetaldotcom

http://www.myspace.com/powerglove

http://www.facebook.com/pages/PowerGlove/26997286776

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WITHERED Launch Second Track from “Dualitas”

October 6th, 2010
by EvilG

Atlanta based blacked doom quartet, WITHERED, has launched the second track from their upcoming album, “Dualitas,” due out Nov. 09/10. “The Progenitor’s Grasp” is available now, exclusively at Brooklyn Vegan. http://www.brooklynvegan.com/archives/2010/10/new_withered_mp.html The lead track, “Extinguished With the Weary,” debuted recently as part of the new “Metal Swim” collection, presented by Scion A/V and Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. It can be heard streaming on the band’s myspace page now http://www.myspace.com/withered

Like its predecessor, the critically acclaimed “Static Tensions,” “Dualitas,” was recorded by KYLESA’s Phillip Cope at the Jam Room in Columbia, SC. The CD and vinyl versions of the album have different covers, both of which were created by Paul Romano (Mastodon, Trivium, The Acacia Strain). Pre-order for the album is available now. (http://store.prostheticrecords.com/index.php/bands/withered) The vinyl version of “Dualitas,” will be a 500 piece limited edition gatefold double LP set on 150-gram wax, which contains the exclusive 33 minute instrumental track, “Dwell.”

Joining up with label mates SKELETONWITCH and LANDMINE MARATHON for the “North American Skullsplitter 2010 Tour.” Their confirmed dates are:

11/23            Windsor, ON- Chubby Pickle %
11/24            London, ON- London Music Hall %
11/25            Hamilton, ON- Absinthe %
11/26            Kingston, ON- The Mansion (Wine Cellar)%

WITHERED appeared on the “Blackened Fest” in 2009 with Mayhem, and also toured  with Watain, Marduk, and appeared at 2009’s inaugural Scion Rock Fest, along with Skeletonwitch, Mastodon, Torche, and more, as well as Maryland Death Fest.

Some past praise for WITHERED:

“A fusion of black metal, doom, grind and crust that somehow evoked both lacerating primitivism and next-level sophistication.” — Decibel

“An unholy combo of death/doom, crusty grindcore, blazing black metal and dexterous post-rock.” — Decibel

“Withered combine a love for Norwegian black metal, grindcore, Swedish melodic death metal and reverberating doom. They celebrate everything that is righteous about metal from the last 15 years.” — Metal Hammer

“A combination of rampaging blackened metal, wallowing, doom-styled heaviosity and punk-charged urgency, Withered set a new standard for contemporary metal.” — Metal Hammer

“Dense, lurching doom…songs as bleak and fraught with palpable tension as a blackened tornado funnel cloud on a distant horizon.” — Revolver

“Withered delight in infusing their love of the chilly blasting of black metal and the lumbering fury of death metal with the forward-thinking prog sludge perfected by Mastodon.” — Kerrang

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The Dead Walk Again in 2010 and ODERUS URUNGUS is among them!

October 6th, 2010
by EvilG
The Dead Walk Again in 2010 and ODERUS URUNGUS is among them

The Dead Walk Again in 2010 and ODERUS URUNGUS is among them

Oderus Urungus, chief scumdog of marauding mutant metal impresarios GWAR, will be dropping by Trinity Bellwoods Park on Saturday Oct. 23rd, 2010 to be given the newly minted title of Honorary Grand Marshal. Oderus will start the zombie walk by making an opening announcement to the ravenous undead hordes before sending them forth with the new tradition of The Throwing of the Severed Head.

The Toronto Zombie Walk will be hosting its eighth annual zombie walk on Saturday, October 23, 2010 and is the biggest Zombie walk in North America! The walking dead will begin their 5 kill-o-meter lurch across Toronto from Trinity Bellwoods Park to Christie Pits Park at 3pm. Pre-festivities start at 12pm and include Henry’s Photo Booth to preserve all your undead memories, Creeped Out’s annual Blood Booth, prize give-aways to die for and a dubbing of The 2010 Toronto Zombie Walk Grand Marshal, Oderus Urungus, at 3pm.

Registration for The Toronto Zombie Walk is free and open to all. Participants can register for the walk in advance on the Toronto Zombie Walk website, or in person at Eyesore Cinema or Starstruck Entertainment (Square One, Mississauga) or they can register on the day of, at the walk. http://www.torontozombiewalk.ca/2010_registration.php | http://www.torontozombiewalk.ca

GWAR’s latest masterpiece “Bloody Pit of Horror” will be in stores on November 9th, but you can pre-order your copy today from the official GWAR page on the Metal Blade Records website at: http://www.metalblade.com/gwar. The landing page includes all current tour dates, GWAR footage from BOTH Gwar.tv and MetalBlade.tv, and pre-orders for “Bloody Pit of Horror” on CD, a GWAR t-shirt, or the ultimate “Bloody Pit” package that includes the CD, the GWAR t-shirt, and a 12×12 autographed cover print!

First single “Zombies, March!” is up now on http://www.bloody-disgusting.com/news/music/1043

GWAR

Tour w/ The Casualties, Infernaeon, Mobile Deathcamp

10/07 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Revolution

10/08 Ybor City, FL The Ritz Ybor

10/09 Orlando, FL Firestone Live

10/10 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade

10/11 Charlotte, NC Amos’ Southend

10/12 Cincinnati, OH Bogarts

10/13 Cleveland, OH House of Blues

10/14 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory

10/15 Clifton Park, NY Northern Lights

10/16 Worcester, MA The Palladium – Rock N Shock Festival

10/17 Montreal, QB Theatre Telus

10/19 Moncton, NB Club Oxygen

10/20 Halifax, NS The New Palace

10/22 Quebec City, QC Theatre Imperial

10/23 Toronto, ON Opera House

10/24 Rochester, NY Water Street Music Hall

10/26 Chicago, IL House of Blues

10/27 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall

10/29 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection

10/30 Detroit, MI Harpo’s

10/31 Milwaukee, WI The Rave

11/02 Dallas, TX House of Blues

11/03 Little Rock, AR The Village

11/04 New Orleans, LA House of Blues

11/05 Houston, TX House of Blues

End Tour

11/06 Austin, TX Waterloo Park – Fun Fun Fun Fest

Second Leg Of Tour w/ The Casualties, Infernaeon, Mobile Deathcamp

11/08 Lawrence, KS Granada

11/09 Tulsa, OK Cain’s Ballroom

11/10 Lincoln, NE Bourbon Theatre

11/11 Englewood, CO Gothic Theater

11/12 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater

11/13 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre

11/14 Tempe, AZ Marquee Theatre

11/15 San Diego, CA House of Blues

11/16 West Hollywood, CA House of Blues

11/17 Ventura, CA Majestic Ventura Theatre

11/18 Chico, CA Senator Theatre

11/19 Reno, NV Knitting Factory

11/20 Bend, OR Midtown Music Hall

11/21 San Francisco, CA The Regency Ballroom

11/22 Pomona, CA The Glass House

11/24 Magna, UT The Great Salt Air

11/26 Portland, OR Roseland Theatre

11/27 Spokane, WA Knitting Factory

11/28 Seattle, WA Showbox SoDo

11/29 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom

12/01 Edmonton, AB Edmonton Events Centre

12/02 Calgary, AB MacEwan Hall Ballroom

12/03 Regina, SK Riddell Centre

12/04 Winnipeg, MB The Garrick Centre

12/06 Minneapolis, MN The Cabooze

http://www.gwar.net

http://www.myspace.com/gwarofficial

http://www.youtube.com/gwar

http://www.facebook.com/gwar

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BISON to tour Canada this month

October 6th, 2010
by EvilG

BISON b.c. will be touring in support of their most recent release Dark Ages, which just came out via Metal Blade Records on April 13 2010. Previous tours in support of Dark Ages have seen BISON b.c. out with bands such as High On Fire, Shadows Fall, Priestess, Kylessa, Baroness, 3 Inches of Blood, and just recently Helmet just to name a few. Since its release, Dark Ages has been met by praise from fans and critics alike. Here is what critics have been saying about the band’s third release and second for Metal Blade:

Bison b.c. thinks as epic as prehistoric predecessor Mastodon, with Thin Lizzy corollaries and a hardcore fifth gear with vocals to match.” The Austin Chronicle

“colossal, large, big as it gets, massive… They delivered a level of volume and energy that started everybody off six beers deep.” Decibel Magazine

Dark Ages is another strong outing from what is turning out to be a truly special band. More importantly for those in a constant pursuit of heaviness, Dark Ages is not the sound of the earth moving off its axis; it is the sound of Bison b.c. shoving it off with contemptuous rage.” Blabbermouth.net

NEW TOUR DATES:

10.12 Armstrong, BC @ The Branding Iron Pub
10.14 Saskatoon, SK @ Amigo’s
10.15 Brandon, MB @ Parthenon Pizza
10.16 Winnipeg, MB @ Royal Albert Hotel
10.17 Thunder Bay, ON @ Kilroy’s
10.19 London, ON @ London Music Hall
10.20 Ottawa, ON @ Cafe De Kcuf
10.21 Montreal, QC @ II Motore
10.22 Toronto, ON @ Sneaky Dee’s
10.23 Windsor, ON @ Blind Dog
12.10 Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret

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GOTTHARD Singer Dead After Motorcycle Accident In Nevada

October 6th, 2010
by EvilG
R.I.P. Steve Lee (Gotthard)

R.I.P. Steve Lee (Gotthard)

According to Switzerland’s Blick.ch, GOTTHARD singer Steve Lee was killed in a motorcycle accident in Nevada yesterday (Tuesday, October 5 at 16:13 PM). He was 47 years old.

Lee was on a Töfftour with 30 colleagues when they pulled over to put on their rain gear on Interstate 15 between Mesquite and Las Vegas, NV. A trucked seized and hit five parked motorbikes including Lee’s who died on the scene.

Lee’s girlfriend Brigitte Voss Balzarini and Gotthard bassist Marc Lynn (45) were also injured in the accident.

Bassist Chris Von Rohr of fellow Swiss hard rock veterans KROKUS told Blick: “I’m speechless, can even think of what to say. My deepest condolences.”

Gotthard Manager Jan Bayati said “It is a tragedy. Even the American media will report on the tragic accident.”

Joe Fackrell, spokesman for the Nevada Highway Patrol confirmed the death. Whether the driver will be charged is not yet known.

View an In Memoriam video here.

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Blood Stain Child: signs a deal with Coroner Records and new band members announcement

October 6th, 2010
by EvilG

Blood Stain Child, Japanese cyber-melodeath band with contemporary Japanese music culture influences, signs with Coroner Records for the release of its fifth album.

The album will be released in the spring of 2011, although the release date has not been confirmed yet. Ettore Rigotti (Disarmonia Mundi, Slowmotion Apocalypse, Destrage, Stigma) will take care of production, mix and mastering of the album in his “The Metal House” studios.

After the success of the previous album “Mozaiq”, mixed by Tue Madsen and released in Europe and America by Dockyard1/Locomotive and after some line-up problems, the band finally announces the new members: Greek vocalist Sophia and drummer GAMI (ex-Youthquake) had been added to the band.

Songs’ pre-productions with the new line-up have been completed and recording sessions for the fifth studio album have already started.

For more information about the band click here.

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DIMMU BORGIR: EXCLUSIVE DECIBEL COVER FEATURE ISSUE NOW AVAILABLE

October 6th, 2010
by EvilG
Dimmu Borgir - Decibel Magazine’s November 2010 issue

Dimmu Borgir - Decibel Magazine’s November 2010 issue

Decibel Magazine’s November 2010 issue is available on newsstands now and features Norway’s symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR in a North American cover exclusive.

Metal journalist J. “Comrade” Bennett and celebrated band photographer Jon Pushnik traveled to Berlin, Germany in July to attend ABRAHADABRA’s exclusive listening party and be on-set while DIMMU BORGIR filmed the video for the “Gateways” single.

“DIMMU BORGIR pull a few rabbits out of their hat while putting the symphony into ‘symphonic black metal,’” reports Bennett.  The feature addresses Aleister Crowley’s “Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law” code of ethics, includes “Conductor in Extremis” Gaute Storaas weighing in on the new album, discusses the long-standing relationships between guitarist Silenoz, frontman Shagrath, and guitarist Galder, and delves into the often strange permutations of Dimmumania.

Issue #73 can be ordered directly from The Decibel Store by clicking here.

ABRAHADABRA will be released in North America on October 12th.  Fans who purchase a physical copy of the new album will find a coupon good for 2€ /$2 off any band merchandise redeemable at any upcoming DIMMU BORGIR show.

DIMMU BORGIR’s co-headlining tour with Korn launched on September 19th in Amsterdam.  The band is currently headlining their “Darkness Reborn World Tour” in Europe with fellow countrymen Enslaved and Sahg as opening acts.  Ticket links for European dates are available at www.myspace.com/DIMMUBORGIR.

DIMMU’s 32-date run across North America launches on Friday, November 5th in Worcester, Massachusetts and ends Tuesday, December 14th in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.  Support will come from Enslaved and Blood Red Throne, plus Dawn Of Ashes.  Advanced pre-sale tickets & VIP packages for this tour are now on sale via ArtistArena.com (User Name: dimmuborgir; Password: tickets).  Ticketing widget is available here (same log-in).

The video for the track “Gateways” can be viewed on the Nuclear Blast Europe & DIMMU BORGIR YouTube channels.

The “Gateways” single is available for purchase on iTunes at this location.

Download the DIMMU BORGIR app for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad here.

Watch a new video interview by StormbringerZine with Silenoz and German album artist / painter / graphic designer Joachim Luetke (Arch Enemy, Kreator, Sopor Aeternus) here.  Chuul.net’s interview with guitarist Galder can be viewed here.

Visit DIMMU BORGIR online at www.DIMMU-BORGIR.com, www.myspace.com/DIMMUBORGIR, www.facebook.com/DIMMUBORGIR, and www.twitter.com/dimmu_borgir.

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SHADOWS FALL ANNOUNCES ‘MADNESS IN MANILA’ LISTENING PARTY AT IDLE HANDS BAR IN NYC ON OCTOBER 22ND, 2010

October 6th, 2010
by EvilG

Shadows Fall - NEW DVD/CD ‘MADNESS IN MANILA’

Shadows Fall - NEW DVD/CD ‘MADNESS IN MANILA’

PRE-ORDER FOR CD/DVD SET ‘MADNESS IN MANILA’ AVAILABLE NOW; HITS STORES ON OCTOBER 25TH 2010

Massachusetts’ SHADOWS FALL is pleased to announce an official listening party for the Madness in Manila CD/DVD on Friday, October 22nd in New York City at Idle Hands Bar. The listening party will begin at 10pm, and happens to be the last stop on the annual Heavy Hitter Inc. CMJ Bar Crawl (this event and the crawl are 21+). Idle Hands Bar is located downstairs at 25 Avenue B, and is co-owned by industry guru’s Marc Schapiro of Branch Marketing Collective and SHADOWS FALL’s very own manager, Dave ‘The Rev’ Ciancio of Yeah! Management. If you would like to RSVP for the Bar Crawl and the Madness in Manila listening party, please send an email with your full name to radio@heavyhitterinc.com.

AOL Music’s resident metal website Noisecreep.com recently debuted an exclusive live track, ‘A Public Execution’, cut from the band’s upcoming CD/DVD set titled Madness in Manila. The set is poised for release on October 25th, 2010, and marks the impressive 15 year anniversary of SHADOWS FALL! Head over to AOL Noisecreep to stream the track!

The band is offering an amazing pre-order offer for the Madness in Manila set, including three separate package options! See below for all pre-order options, and click the links to order your bundle:

  • Pre- OrderMadness in Manila CD/DVD set – $18
  • Pre- Order Bundle #1Madness in Manila CD/DVD set, exclusive SHADOWS FALL t-shirt – $28 **
  • Pre- Order Bundle #2Madness in Manila CD/DVD set, exclusive SHADOWS FALL t-shirt, exclusive Madness in Manila 3-D laminate (only 100 being made) – $32 **

** Includes signed booklet while supplies last.

SHADOWS FALL’s first visit to Manila, Philippines came when many bands weren’t performing in the city, but through the immense devotion of their fans, the band had a massive, unprecedented reception. In April 2009, the band made their triumphant return to the Philippines to headline the Pulp Summer Slam Festival in Manila for over 22,000 people!  Madness in Manila chronicles this event, and includes over 60 minutes of live footage, pryo and all, and various little gems from their 2009 Far East tour. Bonus footage includes video from the Philippines show performance of ‘Redemption’ and ‘Venomous’, the Japan Club Citta show performance of ‘The Light That Blinds’, and the Korean show performance of ‘Thoughts Without Words’. Also included with the DVD is an audio CD of the performance!

“It took multiple cameras and killer audio mix to capture the explosive energy and maniacal crowd of the Pulp Summer Slam, and this DVD does just that,” states vocalist Brian Fair. “This was our first performance after completing the recording of Retribution, so we came out swinging with new songs, ready to attack the stage. The crowd of 22,000 in Manila gave us an overwhelming welcome and absolutely destroyed the place. Lots of metal, pyro and Red horse beer. It truly was Madness in Manila.”

See below for the CD tracklisting:

1. The Light That Blinds
2. Forevermore
3. Failure Of The Devout
4. Crushing Belial
5. Burning The Lives
6. A Public Execution
7. Casting Shade
8. Destroyer Of Senses
9. What Drives The Weak
10. The Power of I and I
11. Enlightened By The Cold
12. Thoughts Without Words
13. Inspiration On Demand
14. War
15. The Great Collapse
16. Redemption

SHADOWS FALL have one more Asia tour date, which will have them returning to the site of the DVD filming, Manila, Philippines! See below for the show info!

CURRENT TOUR DATES IN ASIA:

10/6 – Manila, Philippines @ Stellar Night Club

For more information on SHADOWS FALL, visit these sites:

http://www.shadowsfall.com

http://www.myspace.com/shadowsfall

http://www.twitter.com/brianshadfall

http://www.twitter.com/shadowsfallband

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A METAL HALLOWEEN

October 6th, 2010
by Robert Williams

 Halloween - Pumpkin.jpg

 Produced by Sandra Torres

Concept by Robert Williams

Ahhh…The joys of Autumn. The leaves turn pretty shades of orange and brown, the weather is generally cooler this time of year and maggot ridden zombie corpses rise from their graves to crack the skulls of the living, ripping their spines from their flesh only to ultimately climax by sucking out their brains like a gelatinous milkshake for the undead. No day in October is more synonymous with these kind of timeless festivities than Halloween… or “All Hallow’s Eve” if you happen to be of British descent. You can expect to find marathon horror movie specials on all of your major television networks this time of year, but for those of more discerning taste, we thought we’d compile some Halloween chit-chat and feedback specific to those of the metal faith. We at Metal-Rules.com have put together a compilation video of some of metal’s biggest acts weighing in on every headbanger’s favorite holiday and if that weren’t enough we reached out via e-mail to an even broader panel of our bretheren of steel for a lengthy Halloween text roundup. It wouldn’t be A METAL HALLOWEEN without some Trick or Treat action, so make sure you enter our exclusive giveaway located towards the bottom of the page. From everyone at Metal-Rules.com, we wish you all a happy and bloodsoaked Halloween!

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GRAVE DIGGER – Tour Update

October 5th, 2010
by EvilG
GRAVE DIGGER "The Clans Will Rise Again"

GRAVE DIGGER "The Clans Will Rise Again"

GRAVE DIGGER on tour with very special guests GRAND MAGUS & SISTER SIN

Date Day Country City Venue

24.03.2011 Th Germany Hamburg Markthalle

25.03.2011 Fr Germany Speyer Halle 101

26.03.2011 Sa Germany Memmingen Kaminwerk

27.03.2011 Su Germany Frankfurt Batschkapp

28.03.2011 Mo Germany Berlin C-Club

29.03.2011 Tu Germany Bochum Zeche

30.03.2011 We Germany Ludwigsburg Rockfabrik

31.03.2011 Th Germany Munich New Backstage

01.04.2011 Fr Germany Glauchau Alte Spinnerei

02.04.2011 Sa Germany Lichtenfels Stadthalle

03.04.2011 Su Swiss Pratteln Z7

04.04.2011 Mo Italy Milan Alcatraz

05.04.2011 Tu Slov Ljubljana Hala Metelkova

06.04.2011 We Croatia Zagreb Mocvara Club

07.04.2011 Th Slov Bratislava Randall

08.04.2011 Fr Czech Zlin Masters of Rock

09.04.2011 Sa Germany Andernach Live Club

10.04.2011 Su Belgium Vosselaar Biebob

to be continued in France, Spain and Portgugal

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Sabaton – WORLD WAR TOUR UPDATE

October 5th, 2010
by EvilG
Sabaton - Coat of Arms

Sabaton - Coat of Arms

WORLD WAR TOUR UPDATE The World War Tour is raging on, leaving sold out places behind us everywhere.

This tour is beyond what anyone had dared to believe and we now expect that most of the tickets for the whole tour will be gone.

The latest shows to be added to the Sold Out league is the big Z7 in Pratteln, Switzerland and also the Batchkapp in Frankfurt.

Do not miss out the videoblogging on our website and on our youtube.

Here is the tour if someone have missed it:

15/09/10 Stavanger – Folken
16/09/10 Bergen – Garage
17/09/10 Haugesund – Byscenen
18/09/10 Oslo – Rockefeller
24/09/10 Karlstad – Nöjesfabriken
25/09/10 Köpenhamn – Amager Bio – VENUE UPGRADED
26/09/10 Hamburg – Markthalle – SOLD OUT
27/09/10 Zaandam – De Kade – SOLD OUT
29/09/10 Hannover – Musikzentrum – SOLD OUT
30/09/10 Leipzig – Hellraiser
01/10/10 Geiselwind – Musik Hall – SOLD OUT
02/10/10 München – Backstage – SOLD OUT
03/10/10 Ludwigsburg – Rockfabrik – SOLD OUT
05/10/10 Köln – Live Music Hall – VENUE UPGRADED
06/10/10 Saarbrücken – Garage
07/10/10 Milan – Alcatraz
08/10/10 Pratteln – Z7 – SOLD OUT
09/10/10 Paris – Nouveau Casino – SOLD OUT
11/10/10 Manchester – Academy 2
12/10/10 Glasgow – Garage
14/10/10 London – Electric Ballroom
15/10/10 Wolverhampton – Wulfrun Hall
16/10/10 Sheffield – Corporation
17/10/10 Brighton – Concorde 2
19/10/10 Antwerpen – Hof Ter Lo – SOLD OUT
20/10/10 Frankfurt – Batschkapp – SOLD OUT
21/10/10 Nijmegen – Doornroosje – SOLD OUT
22/10/10 Dortmund – FZW
23/10/10 Antwerpen – Hof Ter Lo – EXTRA SHOW – SOLD OUT
28/10/10 Huskvarna – Folkets Park
29/10/10 Lund – Mejeriet
30/10/10 Norrköping – Flygeln
01/11/10 Tallin – Rock Café
02/11/10 Riga – Melna Piekdiena
03/11/10 Minsk – Reaktor
05/11/10 Vienna – Szene
06/11/10 Zlin – MOR Café
07/11/10 Prague – KD Vltavska
08/11/10 Krakow – Studio
10/11/10 Katowice – Mega Club
11/11/10 Lodz – Dekompresja
12/11/10 Rzeszow – Pod Palma
13/11/10 Bratislava – Majestic Musik Club
14/11/10 Budapest – WigWam
16/11/10 Sofia Blue – Box Club
17/11/10 Bucharest – Silver Church
19/11/10 Belgrade – SKC
20/11/10 Zagreb – Tvornica – VENUE UPGRADED
21/11/10 Graz – Seifenfabrik
22/11/10 Woergl – Komma
23/11/10 Berlin – Colombia Club
25/11/10 Göteborg – Trädgårn
26/11/10 Ronneby – Club Ron
27/11/10 Stockholm – Arenan
02/12/10 SABATONKRYSSEN
03/12/10 Helsinki – Tavastia – SOLD OUT
04/12/10 Turku – Klubi – SOLD OUT
05/12/10 Åland – Dino’s
08/12/10 Trondheim – Blæst
09/12/10 Östersund – Gamla Teatern
10/12/10 Piteå – Norrmalmia
11/12/10 Umeå – Idunteatern

Tickets can be found on www.sabaton.net

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DIVINITY: World Premiere Of New Video Hosted By Guitar World

October 5th, 2010
by EvilG

Guitar World Magazine today hosts the world premiere of the new video from Canada’s metal wizards DIVINITY. This is the first official video from the band’s recently released Candlelight Records debut The Singularity, and was shot for the song “Lay In The Bed You’ve Made.” The vibrant, explosive video was directed and filmed by fellow Calgarian and cinematographer Doug Cook, who also created DIVINITY’s “Plasma” video, from the band’s 2007 Allegory release.   “The song is about taking responsibility at both a personal level and as a civilization; how the decisions we make have trapped us in certain ways and a limited number of people have controlled our fate almost arbitrarily in some aspects,” stated guitarist Sacha Laskow. “We went with director Doug Cook once again as he is intensely creative and professional. Working with Doug is always an awesome experience and he matched the visuals to the music perfectly. We wanted more of a performance-based video this time to showcase the playing aspect but still maintain some concept as well.”   Stop by Guitar World’s website now to see the world premiere for “Lay In The Bed You’ve Made” here: http://www.guitarworld.com/divinity
DIVINITY recently embarked on their national Canadian Singulari-tour in support of The Singularity. Check out the remaining dates via their official Myspace page [http://www.myspace.com/divinitymetal] and stay tuned for DIVINITY tour updates and news on this talented, volatile act throughout the rest of the year and well into the future.
http://www.divinity.ca
http://www.myspace.com/divinitymetal
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Divinity/12560300399
http://www.candlelightrecordsusa.com
http://www.myspace.com/candlelightrecordsusa

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