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SECRET CUTTER Confirms Northeastern Slashings This Month

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

The SECRET CUTER trio will bring their oppressively corrosive tunes and municipality-crumbling volume back to the road this week, with new headlining shows confirmed in New York and Rhode Island in January. The band returns to Brooklyn this week with a live demonstration at Saint Vitus Bar this Thursday, January 23rd. The following week, SECRET CUTTER invades Providence on Friday the 30th.

A damaging supply of brand new material for SECRET CUTTER’s upcoming sophomore LP has been partially constructed. The band will laboriously hone these skeletal components into what is promised to be their harshest and most explosive material to date over the coming months, and will record later this year, amidst other regional live performances across the Northeast. Additionally, the band recently recorded a cover of the Dead Kennedys’ “Your Emotions” for an upcoming Cvlt Nation compilation inclusion to be announced shortly.

SECRET CUTTER Live:
1/22/2015 Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, NY w/ Godmaker, Huldra, RHIN, PinkMass [info]
1/30/2015 AS220 – Providence, RI w/ Good Lord, Sire, Lyra, Extinction Machine [info]

Fusing abrasive hardcore aggression into a decimating wall of sludge metal, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania-based SECRET CUTTER’s sophomore album, Self Titled, sliced into the public via the band’s own Bethlehem Rust label digitally and on vinyl in mid-2014, the album’s sheer brutality and caustic originality leaving unsuspecting listeners mangled in its wake. Subsequently, a deluge of international media praise on the album — including Cvlt Nation’s top six sludge releases and NPR’s top 25 metal albums for 2014 — a European distro deal through London-based Holy Roar Records (Enabler, OHHMS, Strife, Coliseum) and a limited cassette run from San Diego-based Grimoire Cassette Cvlture (Indian, Fister, Goryl) have infiltrated the public, while SECRET CUTTER has taken their brutal tactics to fans on stage across the Northeast.

Self Titled can be purchased on black vinyl in Europe via Holy Roar HERE, on cassette from Grimoire Cassette Cvlture HERE, and stateside on three different colors of vinyl as well as digital through the band HERE. All physical versions of Self Titled include a free digital download of the full album. Also view recent live footage of SECRET CUTTER courtesy of Metal Injection’s Pit Full Of Shit RIGHT HERE.

Additional live and recording updates are pending.

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ENSIFERUM: Finnish Folk Metallers Unveil One Man Army Studio Footage

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Finnish folk metal victors, ENSIFERUM, will release their sixth studio album next month via Metal Blade Records. Titled One Man Army, the predominantly analog-recorded, eleven-track offering was captured by award-winning producer Anssi Kippo (Children Of Bodom, Impaled Nazarene, Entwine etc.) at Astia-Studios in Lappeenranta, Finland and wields their signature methodic, yet organically-executed synthesis of Viking, folk and power metal adorned in fantastical themes of Scandinavian lore.

In celebration of its release, today ENSIFERUM offers fans an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look into the creation of their most epic offering to date.

Watch bassist/vocalist Sami Hinkka discuss One Man Army at THIS LOCATION where you’ll also find the band’s recently debuted “One Man Army” video and companion making-of footage.

In related news, 70,000 Tons of Metal voyagers will be able to catch ENSIFERUM’s battle-ready live performance next week before the band kicks off a lengthy European live incursion, brandishing their swords alongside Insomnium and Omnium Gatherum.

ENSIFERUM:
1/22-1/26/2015 70,000 Tons of Metal Cruise – Miami, FL
2/27/2015 Pakkahuone – Tampere, FI
2/28/2015 Rytmikorjaamo – Seianajoki, FI
3/06/2015 Lutakko – Jyvaskyla, FI
3/07/2015 Nosturi – Helsinki, FI
w/ Insomnium, Omnium Gatherum:

3/11/2015 Zeche – Bochum, DE
3/12/2015 Rockfabrik – Ludwigsburg, DE
3/13/2015 Backstage – München, DE
3/14/2015 Masters of Rock Café – Zlin, CZ
3/15/2015 Club 202 – Budapest, HU
3/16/2015 Szene – Wien, AT
3/18/2015 Live Club – Milan, IT
3/19/2015 Les Docks – Lausanne, CH
3/20/2015 La Laiterie – Strasbourg, FR
3/21/2015 Z7 – Pratteln, CH
3/22/2015 Ninkasi Kao – Lyon, FR
3/23/2015 Le Bataclan – Paris, FR
3/24/2015 O2 Academy Islington-  London, UK
3/25/2015 Patronaat – Haarlem, NL
3/26/2015 Hedon – Zwolle, NL
3/27/2015 Biebob – Vosselaar, BE
3/28/2015 Tivoli – Bremen, DE
3/29/2015 Grünspan – Hamburg, DE
3/30/2015 Vega – Copenhagen, DK
3/31/2015 Göta Källare – Stockholm, SE
4/01/2015 Sticky Fingers – Gothenburg, SE
4/02/2015 Inferno Metal Festival – Oslo, NO
Festivals Summer 2015:
8/13/2015 Rockstadt Extremefest – Rasnov, DE
6/19/2015 – 6/21/2015 Hellfest – Clisson, FR
7/30/2015 – 8/1/2015 Wacken Open Air – Wacken, DE
8/06/2015 – 8/8/2015 Party San Open Air – Schlotheim, DE
8/09/2015 Bloodstock Open Air – Walton-On-Trent, GB
8/13/2015 – 8/15/2015 Summer Breeze – Dinkelsbühl, DE

Forged in 1995 as a trio by guitarist/vocalist Markus Toivonen, and presently featuring current and former members of October Falls, Rapture, Norther, Barathrum and Sinergy, ENSIFERUM has been flying the flag of epic, folk-infused death metal high and proud for two decades. The band’s One Man Army full-length will be released via Metal Blade Records on February 24th, 2015 and includes an accompanying four-track bonus CD.

Preorder bundles for One Man Army are currently available at THIS LOCATION. For iTunes preorders, point your browser HERE.


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DISGRACE: Closed Casket Activities Confirms Debut LP From California Hardcore Quartet; Decibel Magazine Premieres New Track, “Uncreation”

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Early this Spring, Southern California hardcore quartet, DISGRACE, will release its anticipated debut LP, entitled True Enemy, via upstate New York-based Closed Casket Activities, and Decibel Magazine today unloads the first single from the record, with “Uncreation.”

Produced and recorded at The Pit in Van Nuys, California by vocalist Taylor Young (also of Nails, Twitching Tongues), and mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege (Integrity, Nails, Blacklisted), DISGRACE has captured thirty-four minutes of executioner style metallic hardcore, with exceptionally hard breakdowns and immediately contagious movements through a hardline delivery on their True Enemy LP. As the news of this monstrosity us unleashed, Decibel Magazine has fueled the news with the delivery of the fourth track from True Enemy, “Uncreation,” offering that the thunderous anthem, and record overall, “seamlessly marries true blue classic American death metal buzz n’ pummel to premium metallic hardcore for a sound that is worthy of the predictably sick Dan Seagrave.”

Witness “Uncreation” courtesy of DISGRACE and Decibel RIGHT HERE.

Bearing cover art by legendary artist Dan Seagrave, known for his works for Dismember, Entombed, Malevolent Creation and countless others, in addition to both of DISGRACE’s previous offerings, True Enemy will see release via Closed Casket Activities digitally, on CD and on vinyl on March 24th, the LP with a 24” x 36” poster as well as a digital download.

True Enemy Track Listing:
1. True Enemy
2. No More Fools
3. Slave To The Lead God
4. Uncreation
5. 1000 Voices
6. Conquered
7. The Forgotten Land
8. The Well
9. Segue
10. Bootlicker
11. The Dawn
12. Conclusion

DISGRACE will be on the road throughout 2015 in support of True Enemy, with a four-date run supporting Harm’s Way throughout California — Pomona, Sacramento, Oakland and Ventura — taking  place from January 23rd through the 26th, an East Coast tour in the planning stages for April, and much more to be announced.

DISGRACE Tour Dates:
1/23/2015 PBW – Pomona, CA w/ Harm’s Way, Enough Said
1/24/2015 Colony – Sacramento, CA w/ Harm’s Way, Enough Said
1/25/2015 924 Gilman – Berkeley, CA w/ Harm’s Way, Enough Said
1/26/2015 Ventura Music Factory – Ventura, CA w/ Harm’s Way, Enough Said

Featuring members of multiple acts including Nails, Creatures, Forced Order, and four-fifths of Twitching Tongues, DISGRACE exemplifies some of the most malicious and technical metallic hardcore out there in a devastating way all their own, with penetrating harshness of masters Merauder, Cold As Life and All Out War taking on more metallic attributes of early Bolt Thrower, Cannibal Corpse and Sepultura, delivering a modern, punishing metallic groove parallel to other acts associated with DISGRACE’s tight-knit brotherhood. Amidst sporadic widespread touring and notable festival appearances since their 2011 incarnation, the band has released the Songs of Suffering 12” EP and a split 7” with the now defunct Harness — both released by Closed Casket Activities — and has amassed an incredibly devout international underground following, but with the impending release of their debut LP, will now grab the scene by the throat with their mammoth True Enemy debut LP.

DISGRACE:
Kyle Thomas – guitar
Michael Cesario – drums
Leo Orozco – bass
Taylor Young – vocals

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DIMESLAND: Oakland Psychedelic Thrash Manglers Now Booking Shows In Support Of Psychogenic Atrophy Album

Monday, January 19th, 2015

In the aftermath of the release of their debut album, Psychogenic Atrophy, Oakland’s avant-garde thrash manglers, DIMESLAND, has begun the task of bringing their arduously technical riffology to metal-seekers across the lands with their scorching live intensity.

Performances local to DIMESLAND’s Bay Area region are currently being confirmed piecemeal, including a hometown show this Friday, January 23rd alongside Mutant Supremecy, Apocryphon and Negative Vortex. In addition to further area shows in the works, the band will branch out on random mini-missions throughout the West Coast US through the coming months, and then later this year, will raid a wider range of cities, with plans for a more widespread Western US Fall invasion in its infant stages of planning.

DIMESLAND Live:
1/23/2015 The Golden Bull – Oakland, CA w/ Mutant Supremacy, Apocryphon, Negative Vortex

The follow-up to their acclaimed 2012-released debut Creepmoon EP, DIMESLAND’s masterfully mad sci-fi/avant thrash yanks listeners into even an even more demented vortex with their debut album, Psychogenic Atrophy. With forty minutes of riveting and forward-thinking metal elementally comparable to Voivod, Gorguts, Loincloth, Deathspell Omega and Portal, Psychogenic Atrophy was recorded in full analog courtesy of Justin Weis at Trakworx in South San Francisco (Ludicra, Cormorant, Slough Feg). Independently released by the band in December, Psychogenic Atrophy is available through most major digital music retailers including BandCamp HERE and iTunes HERE. CD and LP versions of the album will be released in the coming months.

“… a dizzying fret-tapped intro heralds a maze of riffs that sound like ’80s Metallica being sucked through a black hole. You could lose yourself in these contorted chords for days, but the jaw-clenching impact hits you on the first listen.” – Stereogum

“…DIMESLAND is the sonic nightmare of thrash. They’re a band that blends the instrumental ability of the nerdiest tech-bands around with the prog/jazz guitar stabs of Dimension Hatross-era Voivod… These songs drive me up the damn wall and I can’t get enough of it. The organic sound courtesy of Justin Weis somehow adds to the schizophrenic insanity at hand. This is home-brewed chaos right here.” – Invisible Oranges

“…DIMESLAND are one of those bands struck by a lack of clear identity, what they play cannot be categorized in simple terms, but they are of a standard that this renders their classification moot. Who cares what they might be labeled when it chews you up and spits you out with such ferocity?” – Ninehertz

“…one of the coolest things about the album is the anticipation that comes with unraveling the layers. Already an exciting, quirky band, DIMESLAND gives the impression that they will only grow and expand with time. Psychogenic Atrophy gives us a ton to pick apart as we wait for the next stop on their wacky ride. Buckle up.” – Last Rites


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EYEHATEGOD: Louisiana Volume Dealers To Kick Off 2015 Live Invasion

Monday, January 19th, 2015

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Louisiana volume dealers, EYEHATEGOD, are readying for another bout of live demolitions this month commencing with a set of California rumblings through Bakersfield, Lancaster, Long Beach, San Luis Obispo and Fresno. From there, the band will head east to sonically traumatize Boston, Massachusetts, Clifton, New Jersey, Brooklyn, New York for two nights and a very special show in Baltimore, Maryland with the Cro Mags, Saint Vitus and Misery Index!

EYEHATEGOD:
1/22/2015 Jerry’s Pizza & Pub – Bakersfield, CA
1/23/2015 Moose Lodge – Lancaster, CA
1/24/2015 Alex’s Bar – Long Beach, CA
1/25/2015 Sweet Springs Saloon – San Luis Obispo, CA
1/26/2015 Strummers – Fresno, CA
2/04/2015 Brighton Music Hall – Boston MA
2/05/2015 The Clash Bar – Clifton, NJ
2/06/2015 Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY
2/07/2015 Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY
2/08/2015 Ottobar – Baltimore, MD w/ Cro Mags, Saint Vitus, Misery Index

EYEHATEGOD continues to tour in support of their chart-topping, self-titled studio offering and first full-length in nearly fifteen years. Commended for its, “brilliant riffs,” and, “barely contained aural violence,” and deemed, “a worthy addition to the band’s already impenetrable legacy,” by Stereoboard, the record was unleashed last May via Housecore and continues to floor the masses, placing among year end lists globally including the coveted #1 spot of Spin’s 20 Best Albums Of 2014 who gushed, “The self-titled slab is as nastily heavy as anything they recorded back in the ’90s, dosed with added perspective, instant-classic black-tar blues riffs, and a heady dose of vocalist Mike IX Williams’ trademark surrealist protest poetry.” Snagging the #14 spot of their Best Metal Albums Of 2014, Pitchfork opined, “The classic New Orleans group’s first record in 14 years, which comes after Katrina and various personal tragedies, ranks with the best of their over-driven punked-up sludge blues,” while Decibel placed the record at #30 of their Top 40 Albums Of 2014 noting, “we’ve been privy to a few outstanding comeback albums lately, but EYEHATEGOD’s scabrous mix of leaden harcore punk felt the most desperate – in the best possible way,” further applauding its, “deranged, almost possessed fervor.” Elsewhere, EyeHateGod earned the #14 position on Wondering Sounds’ 25 Best Metal Albums Of 2014 who championed a, “symphony of sickness from five ill-fated souls who’ve suffered the wrath of drug addiction, industry hardships, natural disasters and the death of band mates and friends,” #8 on OC Weekly’s 10 Best Metal Albums Of 2014 praising the band’s eclectic, “Southern influenced, doomy, stoner metal mix of equal parts Black Sabbath, Motorhead, Trouble, Black Flag and the Melvins that many newer bands often emulate, but none can replicate,” and #2 on Exclaim’s Top Ten Metal And Hardcore Albums Of 2014 who crowned EyeHateGod the band’s, “best material of their 25-year career.”

Over two-and-a-half decades, EYEHATEGOD have helped define the NOLA sound: down-tuned, blues-inflected guitars awash in furious distortion, underpinning the tormented screams of Mike IX Williams over a thundering rhythm section. Though it was a long time between riffs, EYEHATEGOD reemerged stronger and more determined than ever before. EyeHateGod personifies desperation and addiction in the various backwaters of forgotten America, punctuated by the “N’awlins” sound of rebellion and pollution resulting in triumph over adversity. EyeHateGod is an exclamation mark on an already storied career, a statement of rebirth, catharsis, self-preservation and a sign of things to come.

Order EyeHateGod via Housecore Records HERE.


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EARSPLIT PR: Roundup From The Compound – January 19th, 2015

Monday, January 19th, 2015

UFOMAMMUT Reveals Details Of Seventh Album, Ecate, Due In March Via Neurot Recordings; First Audio/Video Trailer ReleasedEcate is the title worthy of deities and of UFOMAMMUT’s seventh studio full-length, which has been confirmed for North American release late this March worldwide via Neurot Recordings. [More]

POWERED WIG MACHINE: Battleground Records Confirms Vinyl Run Of New Album From Southern Arizona Stoner Rock Champs – Battleground Records has confirmed the label’s impending ninth release, announcing the deluxe vinyl version of the gnarly Supa-Collider, the second full-length from fuzz/stoner rock champs, POWERED WIG MACHINE. [More]

ENSIFERUM: Finnish Folk Metal Forbearers Unleash New Video; One Man Army Full-Length To See Release Next MonthOne Man Army is the sixth studio album from Finnish folk metal forbearers, ENSIFERUM. [More]

DISCOURSE: Lambgoat Unloads Opening Track From Debut LP Nearing Release – Lambgoat today unloads the opening track to Sanity Decays, the debut LP from Columbia, South Carolina-based hardcore outfit, DISCOURSE, as Closed Casket Activities kicks off the label’s most intense year yet with the release of the album in late January. [More]

YOB: Portland Doom Monarchs Announce North American Headlining Dates – In addition to their previously announced North American live takeover this March supporting progressive black metal technicians, Enslaved, long-running Portland doom monarchs, YOB, today reveal a batch of headlining stage rumblings. [More]

THROAT Track From (We’ve Got) FIENDS IN LOW PLACES: Heavy Vibes Internationale Compilation Playing At The Obelisk – At the beginning of February, the Eolian Empire hive will further uglify the planet with the label’s thirtieth title, and their first international compilation, (We’ve Got) FIENDS IN LOW PLACES: Heavy Vibes Internationale cassette, and through the aid of The Obelisk, the comp’s gnarly tune by Finland’s THROAT has been hacked up. [More]

OPUL: MetalSucks Streams New Solo EP By East Of The Wall Guitarist; Levels Out Today Via Nefarious IndustriesLevels, the fourth solo recording from OPUL — a.k.a. Matt Lupo of East Of The Wall — is now streaming via MetalSucks, as Nefarious Industries releases the layered three-song EP today. [More]

DEIVOS: First Song From Theodicy Full-Length Available For Streaming; Selfmadegod Posts Street Date And Preorders – Leading Polish death metal band, DEIVOS, has just released the first single from their upcoming Theodicy full-length, as the album is set for February 15th release via Selfmadegod Records. [More]

XIBALBA Releases “Enemigo” Video Via Revolver Magazine Premiere; Tierra Y Libertad Preorders AvailableXIBALBA has just released an official video for “Enemigo,” the opening anthem to their Southern Lord-bound third LP, Tierra Y Libertad, which is now just two weeks from release. [More]

OBLITERATIONS Confirms Eastern North American February Tour With Sick Feeling; European Tour Dates Pending – LA rippers, OBLITERATIONS, have announced the band’s next bout of live actions with an eleven-city stomp through the eastern portions of the continent next month. [More]

SARPANITUM: Atmospheric Blackened Death Metal Strategists Featuring Current/Former Members Of Mithras, Lantlos And Tenebrous Aeon Drop New Hymn Via Decibel; Blessed Be My Brothers Preorders AvailableBlessed Be My Brothers is the imminent new full-length from atmospheric blackened death metal strategists, SARPANITUM, who feature within their rants current and former affiliates of Mithras, Lantlos and Tenebrous Aeon. [More]

ZEX: Ottawa Punks Deliver Official Video For “Wanderlust” Via Decibel Magazine – Ottawa punk quartet, ZEX, has just added another official video to their growing collection of visual accompaniments to their debut LP, Fight For Yourself, releasing a new clip for the track “Wanderlust” through Decibel Magazine’s online persona, The Deciblog. [More]

GRISTNAM: Louisiana Grind-laden Sludgecore Miscreants Featuring haarp And Omean Alumni Unleash Even Less Full-Length Via Housecore Records – Forged in Covington, Louisiana in 2012 in the wake of the dissolution of haarp and Omean,GRISTNAM lives by the grind-groove-repeat ethos churning out billowing odes of revulsion, disease and chronic disenchantment. [More]

THE ROAD HOME: Scott Kelly Solo Venture Takes New Form With Full-Time Members Noah Landis And Munly J Munly; West Coast Tour Dates Begin Next Week – With the addition of new full-time members, the project forged as SCOTT KELLY AND THE ROAD HOME — orchestrated by Neurosis’ founding guitarist/vocalist, Scott Kelly — has since taken a new form as simply, THE ROAD HOME. [More]

CDC: Pennsylvania Hardcore Outfit Debuts New Track From End EP Via Blow The Scene; New Tour Dates Coming Together – Lansdale, Pennsylvania-based DIY hardcore powerhouse and international tour machine, CDC, has announced the release date for their impending End recordings as February 17th, and today released the cover artwork, track listing and first single from the EP through Blow The Scene. [More]

SOLEFALD: Norwegian Avant Norse Folk Duo To Release New Studio Album; Teaser Track PostedWorld Metal. Kosmopolis Sud is the forthcoming long player from Norway’s prized Avant Norse folk duo, SOLEFALD. [More]

FASHION WEEK: NYC Power Trio To Release New LP Through Solar Flare Records In February; Band Confirms Southeast Tour – French noise rock specialists, Solar Flare Records, have confirmed the impending Winter release of the new LP from long-running NYC-based power trio, FASHION WEEK. [More]

CANCER BATS: Hardcore Punk Metal Unit Announces US Headlining Tour – Canadian hardcore punk metal unit, CANCER BATS, will return to the road this March for a short run of live takeovers. [More]

OVID’S WITHERING: Unique Leader To Reissue Debut Full-Length From Theatrical Blackened Tech Metallers This March; Preorders Available – Unique Leader Records is pleased to unleash the reissue of Scryers Of The Ibis, the debut full-length from Florida-based theatrical blackened tech metallers and recent label signees, OVID’S WITHERING, this March. [More]

WARHORSE: Massachusetts Doom Legends To Reissue Debut LP And Final EP Via Southern Lord – In a time where doom is flourishing in all directions and manners, Southern Lord is exhuming the sole full-length from Massachusetts’ WARHORSE. [More]

DOWNFALL OF GAIA: Post Black Metal Collective To Kick Off HeavyBlogisHeavy.com-Sponsored US Takeover Next Week – German post black metal collective, DOWNFALL OF GAIA, will be returning to the States next week for a 2015 live takeover. [More]

Contact liz@earsplitcompound.com or dave@earsplitcompound.com for interviews with the above artists, or bands listed below with current and/or pending tour dates; keep up to date on all Earsplit-related tour offensives at our Live Actions page HERE.

EARSPLIT ARTISTS ON TOUR:
AEON – ARMORED SAINT – BEHEMOTH  – BLACK BREATH – CANCER BATS CANNIBAL CORPSE  – CDC CLASSHOLE –  DISCOURSE – DOWNFALL OF GAIA – DRAGONFORCE – THE DRIP – EARTH – ENSIFERUM – EXHUMED – EYEHATEGOD – FALLUJAH – FASHION WEEK –  FUCKING INVINCIBLE – GNAW THEIR TONGUES – GOATSNAKE – GOATWHORE – IN DEFENCE  –  THE INSPECTOR CLUZO – KARMA TO BURN – MAID MYRIAD – MEATWOUND –NEUROSIS – OBLITERATIONS –  POWER TRIP – POWERED WIG MACHINE – PRIMORDIAL – REVOCATION – THE ROAD HOME SORXE –  UFOMAMMUT –XIBALBA – YOB – ZEX

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Bands In Vans: January 16th, 2015

Friday, January 16th, 2015

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AEON w/ Behemoth, Cannibal Corpse, Tribulation:
2/02/2014 Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM
2/03/2014 The Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
2/05/2014 The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT
2/06/2014 House Of Blues – Las Vegas, NV
2/07/2014 The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA
2/08/2014 The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
2/10/2014 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
2/11/2014 Commodore Ballroom – Vancouver, BC
2/13/2014 Union Hall – Edmonton, AB
2/14/2014 MacEwan Hall – Calgary, AB
2/16/2014 The Garric – Winnipeg, MB
2/17/2014 Mill City Nights – Minneapolis, MN
2/18/2014 Orpheum Theater – Madison, WI
2/20/2014 House Of Blues – Chicago, IL
2/21/2014 Egyptian Room – Indianapolis, IN
2/22/2014 House Of Blues – Cleveland, OH
2/23/2014 St. Andrews Hall – Detroit, MI
2/24/2014 The Phoenix – Toronto, ON
2/25/2014 Metropolis – Montreal, QC
2/27/2014 House of Blues – Boston, MA
2/28/2014 Webster Hall – New York, NY
3/01/2014 Theater Of The Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
3/02/2014 The Fillmore – Silver Spring, MD
3/03/2014 The Fillmore – Charlotte, NC
3/05/2014 Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
3/06/2014 Janus Landing – Tampa, FL
3/07/2014 Revolution – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

ARMORED SAINT w/ Saxon:
5/08/2015 BB King’s – New York, NY
5/09/2015 The Palladium – Worcester, MA
5/30/2015 House of Blues – W. Hollywood, CA

BEHEMOTH w/ Cannibal Corpse, Aeon, Tribulation:
2/02/2014 Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM
2/03/2014 The Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
2/05/2014 The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT
2/06/2014 House Of Blues – Las Vegas, NV
2/07/2014 The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA
2/08/2014 The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
2/10/2014 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
2/11/2014Comodore Ballroom – Vancouver, BC
2/13/2014 Union Hall – Edmonton, AB
2/14/2014 MacEwan Hall – Calgary, AB
2/16/2014 The Garric – Winnipeg, MB
2/17/2014 Mill City Nights – Minneapolis, MN
2/18/2014 Orpheum Theater – Madison, WI
2/20/2014 House Of Blues -Chicago, IL
2/21/2014 Egyptian Room – Indianapolis, IN
2/22/2014 House Of Blues – Cleveland, OH
2/23/2014 St. Andrews Hall – Detroit, MI
2/24/2014 The Phoenix – Toronto, ON
2/25/2014 Metropolis – Montreal, QC
2/27/2014 House of Blues – Boston, MA
2/28/2014 Webster Hall – New York, NY
3/01/2014 Theater Of The Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
3/02/2014 The Fillmore – Silver Spring, MD
3/03/2014 The Fillmore – Charlotte, NC
3/05/2014 Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
3/06/2014 Janus Landing – Tampa, FL
3/07/2014 Revolution – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

BLACK BREATH Northwest Perversion 2015:
1/16/2015 The Astoria – Vancouver, BC
1/17/2015 The Swillery – Bellingham, WA
1/18/2015 Blackwater – Portland, OR
1/19/2015 Chop Suey – Seattle, WA

CANCER BATS w/ Exalt
3/15/2015 Magic Stick – Detroit, MI
3/16/2015 Fubar -St. Louis, MO
3/17/2015 SXSW – Austin, TX
3/23/2015 The End – Nashville, TN
3/24/2015 Strange Matter – Richmond, VA
3/25/2015 Underground Arts – Philadelphia, PA
3/26/2015 Cake Shop – New York, NY
3/27/2015 Middle East – Upstairs – Cambridge, MA
3/28/2015 Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, NY

CANNIBAL CORPSE w/ Behemoth, Aeon, Tribulation:
2/02/2014 Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM
2/03/2014 The Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
2/05/2014 The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT
2/06/2014 House Of Blues – Las Vegas, NV
2/07/2014 The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA
2/08/2014 The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
2/10/2014 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
2/11/2014Comodore Ballroom – Vancouver, BC
2/13/2014 Union Hall – Edmonton, AB
2/14/2014 MacEwan Hall – Calgary, AB
2/16/2014 The Garric – Winnipeg, MB
2/17/2014 Mill City Nights – Minneapolis, MN
2/18/2014 Orpheum Theater – Madison, WI
2/20/2014 House Of Blues -Chicago, IL
2/21/2014 Egyptian Room – Indianapolis, IN
2/22/2014 House Of Blues – Cleveland, OH
2/23/2014 St. Andrews Hall – Detroit, MI
2/24/2014 The Phoenix – Toronto, ON
2/25/2014 Metropolis – Montreal, QC
2/27/2014 House of Blues – Boston, MA
2/28/2014 Webster Hall – New York, NY
3/01/2014 Theater Of The Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
3/02/2014 The Fillmore – Silver Spring, MD
3/03/2014 The Fillmore – Charlotte, NC
3/05/2014 Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
3/06/2014 Janus Landing – Tampa, FL
3/07/2014 Revolution – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

CDC:
4/04-05/2015 Club Aqua – Jacksonville, FL @ Southeast Beast [info]
4/11/2015 Club 77 – San Juan, Puerto Rico

CLASSHOLE:
2/19/2015 Red 7 – Austin, TX
2/20/2015 Remo’s – Fort Worth, TX
2/21/2015 Hangar 21 – Shreveport, LA

DISCOURSE w/ Blistered:
2/04/2015 The Forge – Birmingham, AL
2/05/2015 Corcosa House – Memphis, TN
2/06-07/20015 Nelligan Hall – Louisville, KY @ Mid West Blood Fest [info]
2/08/2015 The Livery – Dayton, OH
2/09/2015 Cafe Coco – Nashville, TN
2/10/2015 TBA – Chattanooga, TN

DOWNFALL OF GAIA:
1/22/2015 Quinn’s – Beacon, NY
1/23/2015 Kung Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA
1/24/2015 Mojo 13 – Wilmington, DE
1/25/2015 Metro Gallery – Baltimore, MD
1/26/2015 DC9 – Washington, DC
1/27/2015 Strange Matter – Richmond, VA
1/28/2015 The Earl – Atlanta, GA
1/29/2015 Will’s Pub – Orlando, FL
1/30/2015 Churchill’s – Miami, FL
1/31/2015 Fubar – St. Petersburg, FL
2/01/2015 The Handlebar – Pensacola, FL
2/02/2014 The Maze – New Orleans, LA
2/03/2015 Dirty Dog – Austin, TX
2/04/2015 Double Wide – Dallas, TX
2/05/2015 Fubar – St. Louis, MO
2/06/2015 Red Line Tap – Chicago, IL
2/07/2015 The Wisco – Madison, WI
2/08/2015 Now That’s Class – Cleveland, OH
2/09/2015 The Shop – Pittsburgh, PA
2/10/2015 The Monkey House – Burlington, VT
2/11/2015 UANC – North Haven, CT
2/12/2015 O’Brien’s – Boston, MA
2/13/2015 Saint Vitus – New York, NY

DRAGONFORCE w/ Kamelot:
4/27/2015 Soundstage – Baltimore, MD
4/28/2015 The Trocadero – Philadelphia, PA
4/29/2015 Webster Hall – New York, NY
5/01/2015 The Palladium – Worcester, MA
5/02/2015 Metropolis – Montreal, QC
5/03/2015 Phoenix Concert Theater – Toronto, ON
5/05/2015 Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH
5/06/2015 Mojoes – Joliet, IL
5/07/2015 Mill City Nights – Minneapolis, MN
5/09/2015 Garrick Centre – Winnipeg, MB
5/10/2015 Louis Pub – Saskatoon, SK
5/11/2015 MacEwan Hall Ballroom – Calgary, AB
5/12/2015 Union Hall – Edmonton, AB
5/14/2015 The Grand Ballroom at the Regency – San Francisco, CA
5/15/2015 The Grove – Anaheim, CA
5/16/2015 Marquee Theater – Tempe, AZ
5/18/2015 Ogden Theater – Denver, CO
5/20/2015 Emos – Austin, TX
5/21/2015 Iron City Live – Birmingham, AL
5/22/2015 New Orleans Civic Theatre- New Orleans, LA
5/23/2015 House of Blues (Orlando) – Lake Buena Vista, FL

EARTH w/ Black Spirituals, Don McGreevy & Rogier Smal Duo:
1/22/2015 OCCII – Amsterdam, NL
1/23/2015 La Maroquinerie – Paris, FR
1/24/2015 L’Epicerie Moderne – Lyon, FR
1/25/2015 Dachstock – Reitschule – Bern, CH
1/27/2015 Antigel Festival – Geneva, CH *
1/28/2015 Lo Fi Club – Milan, IT
1/29/2015 Init Club – Rome, IT
1/30/2015 Freakout Club – Bologna, IT
1/31/2015 Orpheum Extra – Graz, AT
2/01/2015 Kino Siska – Ljubljana, SK
2/02/2015 Arena – Vienna, AT
2/03/2015 Mochvara Klub – Zagreb, HR
2/04/2015 A38 – Budapest, HU
2/06/2015 K4 – Nurnberg, DE
2/07/2015 Club Manufaktur – Schorndorf, DE
2/08/2015 Volksbuhne – Berlin, DE
2/09/2015 Pipl – Moscow, RU w/ Nadja *
2/10/2015 Kuudes Linja – Helsinki, FI w/ Janne Westerlund *
2/11/2015 Debaser Strand – Stockholm, SE
2/12/2015 Vulkan Arena – Oslo, NO
2/13/2015 Truckstop Alaska – Gothenburg, SE
2/14/2015 Voxhall – Aarhus, DE
2/15/2015 Jazzhouse – Copenhagen, DK
2/17/2015 FZW – Dortmund, DE
2/18/2015 Vera – Groningen, NL
2/20/2015 Islington Assembly Hall – London, UK
2/21/2015 The Oobleck – Birmingham, UK
2/22/2015 Brudenell Social Club – Leeds, UK
2/23/2015 The Cluny – Newcastle, UK
2/24/2015 The Komedia – Brighton, UK
2/25/2015 De Kreun – Kortrijk, BE
2/27/2015 Kyttaro Club – Athens, GR *
2/28/2015 Borusan Müzik Evi – Istanbul, TU *
[* EARTH only]
5/08-5/10/2015 Austin Psych Fest: Levitation – Austin, TX
5/15-17/2015 The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA @ Psycho California

ENSIFERUM:
1/22-1/26/2015 70,000 Tons of Metal Cruise – Miami, FL
2/27/2015 Pakkahuone – Tampere, FI
2/28/2015 Rytmikorjaamo – Seianajoki, FI
3/06/2015 Lutakko – Jyvaskyla, FI
3/07/2015 Nosturi – Helsinki, FI
w/ Insomnium, Omnium Gatherum:
3/11/2015 Zeche – Bochum, DE
3/12/2015 Rockfabrik – Ludwigsburg, DE
3/13/2015 Backstage – München, DE
3/14/2015 Masters of Rock Café – Zlin, CZ
3/15/2015 Club 202 – Budapest, HU
3/16/2015 Szene – Wien, AT
3/18/2015 Live Club – Milan, IT
3/19/2015 Les Docks – Lausanne, CH
3/20/2015 La Laiterie – Strasbourg, FR
3/21/2015 Z7 – Pratteln, CH
3/22/2015 Ninkasi Kao – Lyon, FR
3/23/2015 Le Bataclan – Paris, FR
3/24/2015 O2 Academy Islington-  London, UK
3/25/2015 Patronaat – Haarlem, NL
3/26/2015 Hedon – Zwolle, NL
3/27/2015 Biebob – Vosselaar, BE
3/28/2015 Tivoli – Bremen, DE
3/29/2015 Grünspan – Hamburg, DE
3/30/2015 Vega – Copenhagen, DK
3/31/2015 Göta Källare – Stockholm, SE
4/01/2015 Sticky Fingers – Gothenburg, SE
4/02/2015 Inferno Metal Festival – Oslo, NO
Festivals Summer 2015:
8/13/2015 Rockstadt Extremefest – Rasnov, DE
6/19/2015 – 6/21/2015 Hellfest – Clisson, FR
7/30/2015 – 8/1/2015 Wacken Open Air – Wacken, DE
8/06/2015 – 8/8/2015 Party San Open Air – Schlotheim, DE
8/09/2015 Bloodstock Open Air – Walton-On-Trent, GB
8/13/2015 – 8/15/2015 Summer Breeze – Dinkelsbühl, DE

EXHUMED:
1/24/2015 The Rock – Tucson, AZ
1/25/2015 Red 7 – Austin, TX
w/ Napalm Death, Voivod, Iron Reagan, Black Crown Initiate:
1/27/2015 Grand Central – Miami, FL w/ Ringworm
1/28/2015 State Theater – St. Petersburg, FL w/ Ringworm
1/29/2015 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA w/ Ringworm
1/30/2015 Ziggy’s – Winston-Salem, NC w/ Ringworm
1/31/2015 Soundstage – Baltimore, MD w/ Ringworm
2/02/2015 Gramercy Theater – New York, NY w/ Ringworm
2/03/2015 Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA w/ Ringworm
2/04/2015 Opera House – Toronto, ON
2/05/2015 Maverick’s – Ottawa, ON
2/06/2015 Club Soda – Montreal, QC
2/07/2015 Palladium – Worcester, MA w/ Ringworm
2/08/2015 The Chance – Poughkeepsie, NY w/ Ringworm
2/09/2015 Agora Ballroom – Cleveland, OH w/ Ringworm
2/10/2015 Reggie’s – Chicago, IL w/ Ringworm
2/11/2015 Amsterdam – Minneapolis, MN w/ Ringworm
2/12/2015 The Zoo – Winnipeg, MB
2/13/2015 The Exchange – Regina, SK
2/14/2015 Republik – Calgary, AB
2/15/2015 Starlite Room – Edmonton, AB
2/17/2015 Rickshaw Theater – Vancouver, BC w/ Dayglo Abortions
2/18/2015 Studio Seven – Seattle, WA w/ Theories
2/19/2015 Hawthorne Theater – Portland, OR
2/20/2015 Metro – Oakland, CA w/ Phobia
2/21/2015 Strummers – Fresno, CA w/ Phobia
2/22/2015 House of Blues – Los Angeles, CA
2/23/2015 Club Red – Tempe, AZ w/ Phobia
2/24/2015 Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM w/ Phobia
2/25/2015 Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO w/ Phobia
2/26/2015 Granada Theater – Lawrence, KS w/ Phobia
2/27/2015 Gas Monkey – Dallas, TX w/ Phobia
2/28/2015 Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX w/ Phobia

EYEHATEGOD:

1/22/2015 Jerry’s Pizza & Pub – Bakersfield, CA

1/23/2015 Moose Lodge – Lancaster, CA

1/24/2015 Alex’s Bar – Long Beach, CA

1/25/2015 Sweet Springs Saloon – San Luis Obispo, CA

1/26/2015 Strummers – Fresno, CA
2/04/2015 Brighton Music Hall – Boston MA
2/06/2015 Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY
2/07/2015 Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY
2/08/2015 Ottobar – Baltimore, MD w/ Cro Mags , Saint Vitus, Misery Index
4/09/2015 Roadburn – Tilburg, NL
4/10/2015 Roadburn – Tilburg, NL

FALLUJAH w/ The Contortionist, Revocation, Toothgrinder:
2/07/2015 Emerson Theater – Indianapoli, IN
2/08/2015 Mojoes – Joliet, IL
2/10/2015 The End – Nashville, TN
2/11/2015 The Concourse – Knoxville, TN
2/13/2015 1904 Music Hall – Jacksonville, FL
2/14/2015 The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
2/15/2015 Backbooth – Orlando, FL
2/17/2015 Greene Street Club – Greensboro, NC
2/18/2015 Empire West – Springfield, VA
2/19/2015 Revolution Music Hall – Amityville, NY
2/20/2015 Webster Underground – Hartford, CT
2/21/2015 Brighton Music Hall – Brighton, MA
2/22/2015 Le Petit Campus – Montreal, QC
2/23/2015 Le Cercle – Quebec City, QC
2/25/2015 Mavericks – Ottawa, ON
2/26/2015 Tattoo Rock Parlour – Toronto, ON
2/27/2015 The Intersection – Grand Rapids, MI
2/28/2015 Thompson House – Newport, KY

FASHION WEEK w/ Sky Acre:
2/06/2015 Beerland – Austin, TX
2/07/2015 Chekcpoint Charlie’s – New Orleans, LA
2/08/2015 Gene’s Lounge – Pensacola, FL
2/09/2015 Caledonia – Athens, GA
2/10/2015 Copper Top – Huntsville, AL
2/11/2015 Eisenhouser – Murfeesboro, TN
2/12/2015 Springwater – Nashville, TN
2/13/2015 M.F. Metal Music – Little Rock, AR
2/15/2015 The Yeti – Tulsa, OK

FUCKING INVINCIBLE:
2/27-3/01/2014 Bad Ass Weekend 3 – Houston, TX

GNAW THEIR TONGUES:
10/09-11/2015 Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA @ California Deathfest [info]

GOATSNAKE:
5/24/2014 Maryland Deathfest – Baltimore, MD w/ Amorphis, Anaal Nathrakh, Inverloch, Neurosis, Primordial, Winter, more
5/29-31/2015 Temples Festival – Bristol, UK w/ Sunn O))), Today Is The Day and Martyrdöd

GOATWHORE w/ Skeletonwitch, Mortals:
4/03/2015 Inferno Fest – Oslo, NO
4/04/2015 Kulturakademin- Motala, SW
4/06/2015 Pumpehuset – Copenhagen, DK
4/07/2015 Hafenklang – Hamburg, DE
4/08/2015 Bastard Club – Osnabruck, DE
4/10/2015 Cul Du sac – Tilburg, NL
4/11/2015 Sound Control  - Manchester, UK
4/12/2015 Voodoo Lounge – Dublin, IE
4/13/2015 Ivory Blacks  - Glasgow, UK
4/14/2015 The Oobleck  - Birmingham, UK
4/15/2015 Corporation – Sheffield, UK
4/16/2015 Underworld – London, UK
4/17/2015 Magasin 4 - Brussels, BE
4/18/2015  Underground – Koln, DE
4/19/2015  Covent Garden – Paris, FR
4/20/2015  La Nef – Angouleme, FR
4/21/2015  Sala Lemon  - Madrid, ES
4/22/2015 Sala Razz 3  - Barcelona, ES
4/23/2015 MJC O Totem – Lyon, FR
4/24/2015 Dynamo/Werk 21 - Zurich, CH
4/25/2015 Lo Fi – Milan, IT
4/26/2015 Traffic Live – Rome, IT
4/27/2015 p.m.k. – Innsbruck, AT
4/28/2015 Backstage – Munchen, DE
4/29/2015 Conne Island  - Leipzig, DE
4/30/2015  Magnet – Berlin, DE
5/01/2015  Arena – Wien, AT
5/02/2015 Exit-us – Prague, CR

IN DEFENCE Southern US Tour 2015:
2/01/2015 Minnehaha Free Space – Minneapolis, MN
2/02/2015 Memory Lanes – Minneapolis, MN
2/03/2015 Underground Rock Shop – Des Moines, IA
2/04/2014 Vandals – Kansas City, MO
2/05/2015 The Conservatory – Oklahoma City, OK
2/06/2015 Three Links – Dallas, TX
2/07/2015 TBA – Austin, TX
2/08/2015 Limelight – San Antonio, TX
2/09/2015 Fitzgeralds – Houston, TX
2/10/2015 Siberia – New Orleans, LA
2/11/2015 Handlebar – Pensacola, FL
2/12/2015 TV Land – Tallahassee, FL
2/13/2015 Fubar Downtown – Tampa, FL
2/14/2015 Shantytown – Jacksonville, FL
2/15/2015 Churchills – Miami, FL
2/16/2015 TBA – St. Augustine, FL
2/17/2015 Uncle Lou’s Entertainment Hall – Orlando, FL
2/18/2015 (A) Space – Gainesville, FL
2/19/2015 The Guild Hall – Savannah, GA
2/20/2015 Poison Lawn – Knoxville, TN
2/21/2015 Tower 2 – Nashville, TN
2/22/2015 The Demo – St. Louis, MO
2/23/2015 Peste De Merde – Columbia, MO
2/24/2015 The Health Club – Omaha, NE

IN THE COMPANY OF SERPENTS Live:
1/16/2015 The Marquis Theater – Denver, CO * EP Release Show w/ The Flight Of Sleipnir, Ghosts Of Glaciers, Dreadnought

KARMA TO BURN:
1/16/2015 Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY
1/17/2015 The Depot – York, PA
1/18/2015 Metro Gallery – Baltimore, MD
1/19/2015 Strange Matter – Richmond, VA
1/20/2015 Pour House Music Hall – Raleigh, NC
1/21/2015 The Earl – East Atlanta, GA
1/22/2015 Siberia – New Orleans, LA
1/23/2015 Mangos – Houston, TX
1/24/2015 Mohawk – Austin, TX
1/25/2015 Double Wide – Dallas, TX
1/27/2015 Launchpad – Albuquerque, NM
1/28/2015 The Nile Theater – Mesa, AZ
1/30/2015 Loaded – Hollywood, CA
1/31/2015 Bottom of the Hill – San Francisco, CA
2/01/2015 Starlite Lounge – Sacramento, CA
2/03/2015 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
2/04/2015 Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC
2/06/2015 Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
2/07/2015 The Shredder – Boise, ID
2/08/2015 Area 51 – Salt Lake City, UT
2/09/2015 Lost Lake Lounge – Denver, CO
2/10/2015 Replay Lounge – Lawrence, KS
2/11/2015 Fubar – St Louis, MO
2/12/2015 Red Line Tap – Chicago, IL
2/13/2015 123 Pleasant Street – Morgantown, WV

MAID MYRIAD:
2/06/2015 Buzzbin Shop – Canton, OH
2/07/2015 Backroom Studios – Rockaway, NJ w/ East Of The Wall, El Drugstore, Zevious
2/13/2015 AS220 – Providence, RI
2/15/2015 Charm City Art Space – Baltimore, MD
2/20/2015 123 Pleasant Street – Morgantown, WV
2/22/2015 The Main Street Cafe – Clarksburg, WV

MEATWOUND:
1/20/2015 Crowbar – Tampa, FL w/ Municipal Waste, Torche, Night Birds [info]

NEUROSIS:
5/24/2015 Maryland Deathfest – Baltimore, MD w/ Amorphis, Anaal Nathrakh, Goatsnake, Primordial, more [info]

OBLITERATIONS:
2/11/2015 Great Scott – Boston, MA w/ Sick Feeling
2/12/2015 L’Agitee – Quebec City, QC w/ Sick Feeling
2/13/2015 Turbo Haus – Montreal, QC w/ Sick Feeling
2/14/2015 Hard Luck – Toronto, ON w/ Sick Feeling
2/15/2015 Call The Office – London, ON w/ Sick Feeling
2/16/2015 Magic Stick Lounge – Detroit, MI w/ Sick Feeling
2/17/2015 Beat Kitchen – Chicago, IL w/ Sick Feeling
2/18/2015 Beachland Tavern – Cleveland, OH w/ Sick Feeling
2/19/2015 Smiling Moose – Pittsburgh, PA w/ Sick Feeling
2/20/2015 Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, NY w/ Sick Feeling
2/21/2015 Boot & Saddle – Philadelphia, PA w/ Sick Feeling
5/29-31/2015 Temples Festival – Bristol, UK w/ Converge, Sunn O))), Nails

POWER TRIP:
2/23/2015 Walter’s – Houston, TX w/ S.H.I.T.
2/24/2015 The North Door – Austin, TX w/ S.H.I.T.
2/25/2015 1011 – San Antonio, TX w/ S.H.I.T.
3/03/2015 Outland Ballroom – Springfield, MO
3/04/2015 Beat Kitchen - Chicago, IL w/ Build and Destroy
3/05/2015 Magic Stick – Detroit, MI w/ Build and Destroy
3/06/2015 Grog Shop – Cleveland Heights, OH w/ Title Fight, Merchandise
3/07/2015 The Ready Room – St. Louis, MO w/ Title Fight, Merchandise
3/08/2015 The Bottleneck – Lawrence, KS w/ Title Fight, Merchandise
3/09/2015 Marquis Theatre – Denver, CO w/ Title Fight, Merchandise
3/10/2015 Loading Dock – Salt Lake City, UT w/ Title Fight, Merchandise
3/12/2015 The Catalyst Atrium – Santa Cruz, CA w/ Title Fight, Merchandise
3/13/2015 Slim’s – San Francisco, CA w/ Title Fight, Merchandise
3/14/2015 The Regent – Los Angeles, CA w/ Title Fight, Merchandise
3/15/2015 The Glass House – Pomona, CA w/ Title Fight, Merchandise
3/16/2015 Club Red – Mesa, AZ w/ Title Fight, Merchandise
3/17/2015 Sister – Albuquerque, NM w/ Merchandise
3/18/2015 Primal Skate Shop – Abilene, TX w/ Merchandise
3/22/2015 South By So What?! - Grand Prairie,TX [info]

POWERED WIG MACHINE:
2/21/2015 The Rock – Tucson, AZ @ Borderlands Fuzz Fiesta w/ Fireball Ministry, Wo Fat, Mos Generator, more [info]
3/11/2015 The Rialto Theatre – Tucson, AZ w/ Uriah Heep

PRIMORDIAL:
1/24/2015 Magazin4 – Brussels, BE
2/05/2015 Audio – Glasgow, UK
2/06/2015 Sound Control – Manchester, UK
2/07/2015 Islington Academy – London, UK
2/19/2015 Blastfest 2015 – Bergen, NO
2/21/2015 Volta Club – Moscow, RU
4/04/2015 Radau gegen HIV – Münster, DE
4/05/2015 Dark Easter Metal Meeting – München, DE
6/13-14/2015 Metalhead Meeting 2015 – Bucharest, RO
6/19-21/2015 Graspop Metal Meeting – Dessel, BE
7/17/2015 Bang Your Head – Balingen, DE

REVOCATION w/ The Contortionist, Fallujah, Toothgrinder
2/07/2015 Emerson Theater – Indianapoli, IN
2/08/2015 Mojoes –  Joliet, IL
2/10/2015 The End – Nashville, TN
2/11/2015 The Concourse – Knoxville, TN
2/13/2015 1904 Music Hall – Jacksonville, FL
2/14/2015 The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
2/15/2015 Backbooth – Orlando, FL
2/17/2015 Greene Street Club – Greensboro, NC
2/18/2015 Empire West – Springfield, VA
2/19/2015 Revolution Music Hall – Amityville, NY
2/20/2015 Webster Underground – Hartford, CT
2/21/2015 Brighton Music Hall – Brighton, MA
2/22/2015 Le Petit Campus – Montreal, QC
2/23/2015 Le Cercle – Quebec City, QC
2/25/2015 Mavericks – Ottawa, ON
2/26/2015 Tattoo Rock Parlour – Toronto, ON
2/27/2015 The Intersection – Grand Rapids, MI
2/28/2015 Thompson House – Newport, KY

SORXE:
1/26/2015 Crescent Ballroom – Phoenix, AZ w/ Helms Alee, Marriages

THE DRIP:
2/22/2015 333 – Vancouver, BC w/ Enabler, Call Of The Void
2/23/2015 The Highline – Seattle, WA w/ Enabler, Call Of The Void
2/24/2015 The Hop – Spokane, WA w/ Enabler, Call Of The Void

THE ROAD HOME:
1/22/2015 1234 Go! Records – Oakland, CA – in-store performance [info]
1/23/2015 Metavinyl - Santa Cruz, CA [info]
1/24/2015 Audies Olympic - Fresno, CA [info]
1/25/2015 Against The Stream Buddhist Meditation Society – Los Angeles, CA
1/27/2015 TKO Records – Huntington Beach, CA – in-store performance [info]
1/28/2015 Yucca Tap Room – Phoenix, AZ [info]
1/29/2015 Dive Bar – Las Vegas, NV
1/30/2015 Heart of Gold Tattoo – Salt Lake City, UT
1/31/2015 Crazy Heart – Boise, ID
2/02/2015 The Shakedown – Bellingham, WA [info]
2/03/2015 El Corazon – Seattle, WA [info]
2/04/2015 Hawthorne Theatre front room – Portland, OR [info]

UFOMAMMUT:
4/24/2015 Desert Fest – Berlin, DE
4/26/2015 Desert Fest – London, UK
5/21/2015 Maryland Deathfest – Baltimore, MD 5/21/2015 Maryland Deathfest – Baltimore, MD

XIBALBA:
1/30/2015 Los Globos – Los Angeles, CA w/ All Out War, Skinfather
1/31/2015 Gilman – Berkeley, CA w/ All Out War, Skinfather
2/07/2015 Soda Bar – San Diego, CA w/ Excel, Rotting Out
2/18/2015 Bogies – Albany, NY w/ The Banner
2/19/2015 Haverhill – Haverhill, MA w/ The Banner
2/20/2015 Amityville Music Hall – Amityville, NY w/ All Out War, The Banner, Rude Awakening
2/21/2015 Charm City Art Space – Baltimore, MD w/ All Out War, The Banner, Rude Awakening
2/22/2015 Firehouse 13 – Providence, RI w/ The Banner, Rude Awakening

YOB:
3/04/2015 Press Club – Sacramento, CA w/ Will Haven
3/05/2015 Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision [info]
3/06/2015 Rey Theatre – Los Angeles, CA w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision [info]
3/07/2015 Slim’s – San Francisco, CA w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision [info]
3/09/2015 Hawthorne Theater – Portland, OR w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision [info]
3/10/2015 Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision [info]
3/11/2015 Corazon – Seattle, WA w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision [info]
3/12/2015 Crazy Horse – Boise, ID w/ Ecstatic Vision
3/13/2015 Bar Deluxe – Salt Lake City, UT w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision [info]
3/14/2015 Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision [info]
3/16/2015 Mill City Nights – Minneapolis, MN w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision [info]
3/17/2015 Thaila Hall – Chicago, IL w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision [info]
3/18/2015 Ace Of Cups – Columbus, OH w/ Ecstatic Vision
3/19/2015 Opera House – Toronto, ON w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision [info]
3/20/2015 Les Foufounes Electriques – Montreal, QC w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision [info]
3/21/2015 Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision [info]
3/22/2015 Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision [info]
3/23/2015 Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision [info]
3/24/2015 Sinclair – Boston, MA w/ Enslaved, Ecstatic Vision [info]
3/26/2015 King’s Barcade – Raleigh, NC w/ Witch Mountain
3/27/2015 The Hideaway – Johnson City, TN w/ Witch Mountain
3/28/2015 The Earl – Atlanta, GA w/ Witch Mountain
3/29/2015 Hi-Tone – Memphis, TN w/ Witch Mountain
3/30/2015 Siberia – New Orleans, LA w/ Witch Mountain
3/31/2015 Walter’s – Houston, TX w/ Witch Mountain
4/01/2015 Red 7 – Austin, TX w/ Witch Mountain
4/03/2015 Launch Pad – Albuquerque, NM w/ Witch Mountain
4/04/2015 The Flycatcher – Tucson, AZ w/ Witch Mountain

ZEX:
2/07/2015 Penang, Malaysia
2/08/2015 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2/10/2015 Batu Pahat, Malaysia
2/11/2015 Singapore, Singapore
2/13/2015 Sidoarjo, Indonesia
2/14/2015 Gresik, Indonesia
2/15/2015 Kediri, Indonesia
2/16/2015 Solo, Indonesia
2/17/2015 Klaten, Indonesia
2/19/2015 Bandung, Indonesia
2/20/2015 Jakarta, Indonesia
2/22/2015 Brisbane, Australia
2/24/2015 Sydney, Australia
2/25/2015 Canberra, Australia
2/26/2015 Melbourne, Australia
2/27/2015 Adelaide, Australia
2/28/2015 Melbourne, Australia
3/01/2015 Auckland, New Zealand
3/02/2015 Wellington, New Zealand

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DOWNFALL OF GAIA: Post Black Metal Collective To Kick Off HeavyBlogisHeavy.com-Sponsored US Takeover Next Week

Friday, January 16th, 2015

German post black metal collective, DOWNFALL OF GAIA, will be returning to the States next week for a 2015 live takeover. Presented by HeavyBlogisHeavy.com, the tour will embark on January 22nd in Beacon, New York and level the stages of nearly two-dozen cities, with the trek concluding on February 13th in Brooklyn, New York. The band will be touring in support of their recently released, Aeon Unveils The Thrones Of Decay full-length.

Vocalist Dominik Goncalves dos Reis comments: “We are pretty excited to return to the States and present our new record Aeon Unveils The Thrones Of Decay for the first time live on stage! Six months of silence has passed and finally we are ready to hit the road again! Can’t wait for this ride!”

DOWNFALL OF GAIA:
1/22/2015 Quinn’s – Beacon, NY
1/23/2015 Kung Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA
1/24/2015 Mojo 13 – Wilmington, DE
1/25/2015 Metro Gallery – Baltimore, MD
1/26/2015 DC9 – Washington, DC
1/27/2015 Strange Matter – Richmond, VA
1/28/2015 The Earl – Atlanta, GA
1/29/2015 Will’s Pub – Orlando, FL
1/30/2015 Churchill’s – Miami, FL
1/31/2015 Fubar – St. Petersburg, FL
2/01/2015 The Handlebar – Pensacola, FL
2/02/2014 The Maze – New Orleans, LA
2/03/2015 Dirty Dog – Austin, TX
2/04/2015 Double Wide – Dallas, TX
2/05/2015 Fubar – St. Louis, MO
2/06/2015 Red Line Tap – Chicago, IL
2/07/2015 The Wisco – Madison, WI
2/08/2015 Now That’s Class – Cleveland, OH
2/09/2015 The Shop – Pittsburgh, PA
2/10/2015 The Monkey House – Burlington, VT
2/11/2015 UANC – North Haven, CT
2/12/2015 O’Brien’s – Boston, MA
2/13/2015 Saint Vitus – New York, NY

DOWNFALL OF GAIA’s second studio album for Metal Blade Record, Aeons Unveils The Thrones Of Decay, was released last November. Recorded at ‘79 Sound Studio in Cologne, mixed at renowned Atomic Garden Studio in San Francisco and mastered at Audiosiege in Portland, Aeon Unveils The Thrones Of Decay is the soundtrack to mankind’s most powerful enemy: time, which passes without mercy; a journey to the dark sides each individual has to fight on a day to day basis. Time in its majesty is an unbeatable enemy and all human beings have to deal with loss, change and unwanted circumstances. Elaborates Cvlt Nation, “Aeon Unveils The Thrones Of Decay is cut into three pieces: the first part is a post-blackish, aggressive and hopeless sound that just makes your soul crave for a mercy killing; then you fall under a rather classical but effective post metal with an ambient aftertaste, only to finally go to a despairing ending that connects with the opening,” Rock Hard notes, “Right from the start, the album offers anchors and hooks while growing stronger and stronger as it goes. The great songs ‘Of Stillness And Solitude’ and ‘To Carry Myself To The Grave’ in the center are the sun around which everything else revolves – shining brightly yet still destructive,” while Metal.de adds, “Anger, hatred, despair, but also catharsis – DOWNFALL OF GAIA unite all this on their new Album Aeon Unveils The Thrones Of Decay. One fat chunk of an album!”

“Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.” – Dion Boucicault

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CANCER BATS: Hardcore Punk Metal Unit Announces US Headlining Tour

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Canadian hardcore punk metal unit, CANCER BATS, will return to the road this March for a short run of live takeovers. Slated to commence on March 15th at Magic Stick in Detroit, Michigan, the band will quake the stages of nine venues with the final show of the run to take place at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, New York. CANCER BATS will be performing a handful of tunes from their forthcoming Searching For Zero full-length, set to drop via Metal Blade Records this March.

The beloved multiple-JUNO nominated band’s fifth studio album features ten tracks and is currently available for preorder at cancerbats.com. Fans in the US can preorder at metalblade.com/cancerbats. Produced by legendary multi-platinum producer Ross Robinson (At The Drive-In, Slipknot, The Cure, Sepultura, Glassjaw), Searching For Zero is the most melodic, yet menacing CANCER BATS release to date, described by bassist Jaye Schwarzer as a, “raw, open wound.” The record incorporates the crude hardcore punk of their 2006 debut, Birthing The Giant, and the more metal leanings of 2008’s Hail Destroyer, while pushing the heavy hybrid sounds of 2010’s Mayors Bears Scraps And Bones and 2012’s darker Dead Set On Living to a new plateau. The choruses are hookier, the screams more savage, the riffs more vicious, the songs more powerful. This is CANCER BATS at their “True Zero.”

CANCER BATS w/ Exalt
3/15/2015 Magic Stick – Detroit, MI
3/16/2015 Fubar -St. Louis, MO
3/17/2015 SXSW – Austin, TX
3/23/2015 The End – Nashville, TN
3/24/2015 Strange Matter – Richmond, VA
3/25/2015 Underground Arts – Philadelphia, PA
3/26/2015 Cake Shop – New York, NY
3/27/2015 Middle East – Upstairs – Cambridge, MA
3/28/2015 Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, NY

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FASHION WEEK: NYC Power Trio To Release New LP Through Solar Flare Records In February; Band Confirms Southeast Tour

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

French noise rock specialists, Solar Flare Records, have confirmed the impending Winter release of the new LP from long-running NYC-based power trio, FASHION WEEK. Entitled Prêt-à-Porter the album will be unveiled on digital and vinyl formats on February 23rd.

FASHION WEEK was formed by singer/guitarist Joshua Lozano and bassist Oscar Rodriguez in Brooklyn, New York in 1987, and over the years went through a succession of drummers, the longest-lasting being Carl Eklof, who joined the band in 1990, after the disbanding of DC hardcore icons, Shout. In the late ‘80s, FASHION WEEK established itself as part of the New York noise scene, releasing its first album, Clorox, through the independent record label Under Pop in 1989. The band eventually came to develop a sound that relied on dynamic contrasts, often between pummeling verses and loud, catchy choruses. After signing to major label David Muffin Records, the band found unexpected success with “Smells Like Old Spice”, the first single from the band’s second album Fuhgeddaboudit, released in 1991. The sudden success widely popularized alternative rock as a whole, and as the band’s frontman Lozano found himself referred to in the media as the “spokesman of a generation”, with FASHION WEEK being considered the “flagship band” of Generation X. The band’s third studio album, In Uterus, was released in 1993, and challenged the group’s audience, featuring an abrasive, less-mainstream sound.

FASHION WEEK’s brief run ended following the death of Josh Lozano in 1994, but various posthumous releases have been issued since, overseen by Rodriguez, Eklof, and Lozano’s widow, Catherine Lust. Since its debut, the band has sold over 25 million albums in the United States alone, and over 50 million worldwide. Eklof went on to form the highly acclaimed Food Fighters, and Rodriguez has pursued a career in politics, and wedding crashing.

FASHION WEEK is Josh Lozano (Jarboe, Cobalt, Family), Carl Eklof (Victory at Sea, Lidia Stone, Inswarm) and Oscar Albis Rodriguez (A Great Big World, No Way, Nakatomi Plaza).

Prêt-à-Porter Track Listing:
01. Fendi Bender
02. Chorusace
03. Meek Is Miznabble
04. Summer Line
05. Fur Free Friday
06. Klosstrophobia
07. “FASHION”=~S/(\$)/COLLAPSE/GSO;
08. Haute Topic

Preceding the release of Prêt-à-Porter, FASHION WEEK will slash through the Southeastern US on a nine-city run with Austin-based Sky Acre. Additional live actions and further info on Prêt-à-Porter will be released in the coming days.

FASHION WEEK Southeast Tour 2015 w/ Sky Acre:
2/06/2015 Beerland – Austin, TX
2/07/2015 Chekcpoint Charlie’s – New Orleans, LA
2/08/2015 Gene’s Lounge – Pensacola, FL
2/09/2015 Caledonia – Athens, GA
2/10/2015 Copper Top – Huntsville, AL
2/11/2015 Eisenhouser – Murfeesboro, TN
2/12/2015 Springwater – Nashville, TN
2/13/2015 M.F. Metal Music – Little Rock, AR
2/15/2015 The Yeti – Tulsa, OK

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