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BRAINOIL: Debut From Sludge Power Trio Streaming In Full At Cvlt Nation; Tankcrimes Reissue To Drop Tomorrow!

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Oakland trio, BRAINOIL, spew their own hyper-hellish brand of riff-soused, misanthropic sludge. With members having collectively done time in Laudanum, Stormcrow, Watch Them Die, Destroy!, Dead Language, Grimple, Pig Heart Transplant and more, BRAINOIL conjure the sounds of broken dreams and suffering, their up-tempo crust-inspired breaks and ugly, chest-caving breakdowns fully fit for those worshipping at the altars of Black Cobra, Iron Lung, Iron Monkey, Dystopia, Whitehorse, Buzzov*en and El Dopa.

In celebration of their underrated awesomeness, the volume perpetrators at Tankcrimes will reissue BRAINOIL’s self-titled, debut full-length. Originally issued via Life Is Abuse Records in 2003 but out of print for over five years, the monolithic Brainoil was recorded by Dan Rathburn at Polymorph Studios (Tragedy, His Hero Is Gone) and delivers seven predatory anthems of sonic battery which happen to be streaming in all their pulverizing glory courtesy of Cvlt Nation.

Elaborates Cvlt Nation:  “When your soul is black and you have the inner city blues moving through your veins, you create true soul music. This is something that BRAINOIL from Oaktown do so well. I used to live in the Bay Area, and when I listen to this band I smell the gutters and see the faces of the working class people. BRAINOIL are modern day bluesmen, telling the stories of the forgotten souls of the world. They deliver their pounding sludge with the force of the Raiders linebackers from the ‘70s, knocking quarterbacks on their asses.”

Crank up Brainoil on the eve if its second unveiling and ache at THIS LOCATION.

Tankcrimes’ Brainoil reissue will be released September 16th, 2014 on CD and vinyl limited to 500 copies in two color variants: 150 – gold, bone, brown mashed and 350 – bone. All orders come with a download card to satiate your digital listening pleasures.

Order Brainoil TODAY at THIS LOCATION.

“This LP is so intense that only those with leather eardrums can survive it. …BRAINOIL are maniacal riff merchants. The sound waves they create literally have a tangible and physical presence, you more than hear them; you feel them. Hell, you can almost taste them and smell them… Only a fool would pass up this album.” – Short Fast & Loud


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EARSPLIT PR: Roundup From The Compound – September 15, 2014

Monday, September 15th, 2014

GOATWHORE: US Live Assaults Commence Today; Additional Dates Announced – Louisiana blackened thrash perpetrators, GOATWHORE, are currently readying for their next round of headlining live assaults. [More…]

COWARDS: North American Repress Of Debut LP By French Sludge/Doom Act Now Available – The out-of-print 2012-released, Shooting Blanks & Pills debut LP from Paris-based doom/sludge quintet, COWARDS, is now available through Canadian label, Secret Handshake Recordings. [More…]

CANNIBAL CORPSE: Legendary Death Metal Unit Unleashes “The Murderer’s Pact” Via Loudwire; Band Prepares To Drop Thirteenth Full-Length – Following its premiere this past weekend on Full Metal Jackie’s syndicated radio show, today long-running death metal behemoths, CANNIBAL CORPSE deliver “The Murderer’s Pact” via empire sound portal, Loudwire. [More…]

LAGO: Acclaimed Debut Album From Phoenix Death Metal Act Playing At Invisible Oranges – As Battleground Records arms their troops for the quickly impending September 16th street date of Tyranny, the debut full-length by LAGO, Invisible Oranges is now streaming the album in its decimating entirety. [More…]

OHHMS: Crushing Debut LP To See Release Via Holy Roar Records In OctoberOHHMS will flower into life with their sprawling, crushing debut LP, Bloom, this October via London-based Holy Roar Records. [More…]

BEYOND THE SHORE Confirms Headlining Dates For OctoberBEYOND THE SHORE have confirmed a week’s worth of headlining shows for this October! [More…]

GODHUNTER / SECRETS OF THE SKY: Digital Version Of GH/0ST:S Split LP Out Today + Now Playing At Revolver MagazineGH/0ST:S, the split album between Tucson’s politically-motivated sludgecore instigators, GODHUNTER, and Oakland’s creators of cinematic, engulfing doom metal, SECRETS OF THE SKY, is now available to the public for digital consumption. [More…]

RIVERS OF NIHIL Guitarist Brody Uttley Offers Lessons On Tour From September Through DecemberRIVERS OF NIHIL guitarist Brody Uttley is offering guitar lessons while the band is on tour from September-December this year! [More…]

MEGATON LEVIATHAN: Psychedelic Doom Conjurors Unveil “The Foolish Man” At Cvlt Nation; New Full-Length Out NOW Via Seventh Rule – In celebration of the official unveiling of Past 21 Beyond The Arctic Cell, the newest full-length from Portland otherworldy doom brooders, MEGATON LEVIATHAN, today Cvlt Nation thrusts forth second movement, “The Foolish Man” featuring Henry Barnes of Bastard Noise on homemade sitar. [More…]

PYRRHON: Experimental Death Metal Strategists Premiere New Video Via MetalSucks; North American Live Assault To Commence This Week – New York experimental death metal strategists, PYRRHON, today unveil the official video for “Sleeper Agent.” [More…]

KING DIAMOND Announces Opening Act For North American TourKING DIAMOND would like to welcome Jess And The Ancient Ones as the opening act for the North American tour this Fall. [More…]

CALM HATCHERY: Polish Death Metal Quintet Releases Official Video For “Blessing Of Mantra” – Following recent updates that Polish death metal quintet, CALM HATCHERY, is about to assault the world’s population with their third full-length, Fading Reliefs, the band has just unloaded their first official video, created by Agnieszka “Yaza” Janczyk for the album’s fourth track, “Blessing Of Mantra,” just as their massive home country tour with Vader and Vesania is set to begin. [More…]

CRUCIFIED: Final Recordings From Bay Area Hardcore Act Out Now Via Get This Right Records – The final recordings from defunct Bay Area brutal crossover act, CRUCIFIED, dubbed the Dead Of Sleep 7”, is out now via Get This Right Records. [More…]

THE INSPECTOR CLUZO: Final Stage Of Three Continent Gasconha Rocks Tour Underway; Suicidal Records Talks US Release Date & Tour For Early 2015 – This week, Gascony, France-based, THE INSPECTOR CLUZO, will embark on the final handful of shows in their massive Gasconha Rocks World Summer Tour 2014, the ongoing trek taking the drum and guitar duo through twelve countries on three continents this Summer season. [More…]

RABBITS Releases Fully Analog Video From Third LP With Full Process Breakdown Via Gear Gods; European Fall Tour Extended – Following the recent Lamb Unlimited release of RABBITS’s contaminated third LP, Untoward, the horde now infects the media with their official video for the track “So Fake It’s Real.” [More…]

NEUROSIS To Headline Bestia Festival In Mexico This November; Southwest Terror Fest, Housecore, Maryland Deathfest And More Band Live Actions Loom – Slowly and steadily, NEUROSIS maintains their infiltration of all corners of the planet with new live performances continuing to be scheduled into 2015. [More…]

RINGS OF SATURN Posts Album Teaser Video for Lugal Ki En; Month-Long North American Tour Announced – San Francisco Bay Area-based innovative death metal quartet, RINGS OF SATURN, has released a teaser for their impending Lugal Ki En LP, the album nearing release in one month via Unique Leader Records. [More…]

ENCOFFINATION: Third LP From American Death/Doom Duo Nears Fall Release Via Selfmadegod Records – With three solid years of putrid silence having passed since American death/doom metal duo, ENCOFFINATION, did its best to suffocate the masses with a full-length album, the even deadlier follow-up album is being prepared for exhibit. [More…]

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY: North Carolina Crossover Legends Premiere New Video At Revolver; Band Prepares For Live Run Supporting Gwar – North Carolina crossover legends, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, are pleased to unveil their latest music video for “On Your Way,” the sixth cut from their recently released IX full-length. [More…]

IDES OF GEMINI: Los Angeles’ Unearthly Sound Alchemists Premiere New Canticle Via Cvlt Nation; Old World New Wave To Drop This Tuesday – Los Angeles-based trio, IDES OF GEMINI, conjure the sounds of ethereal nightmares, where life, death and bereavement become one and the same – at once terrifying and enchanting; threatening yet indulging… [More…]

FORESEEN HKI: 20 Buck Spin To Release Debut LP From Finnish Crossover Quintet – 20 Buck Spin confirms that the label will release the debut album from punishing Finnish crossover quintet, FORESEEN HKI. [More…]

SOCIETY SUCKER Deploys “Sentenced” From Self-Titled EP Through American Aftermath – Just days before their self-titled 7” hits the streets via Get This Right Records, Wilmington, North Carolina hardcore outfit SOCIETY SUCKER deploys the EP’s bruising opening track. [More…]

OBLITERATIONS: Revolver Magazine Hosts Official Video From California Punk/Hardcore Quartet – Southern California punk/hardcore quartet, OBLITERATIONS, has just released their recently completed official video for “Mind Ain’t Right,” through an exclusive premiere via Revolver Magazine. [More…]

ORANGE GOBLIN Premieres New Video Via Noisey; Back From The Abyss To Drop Next Month – With the release of Back From The Abyss, the forthcoming new full-length from stoner metal icons ORANGE GOBLIN, now less than one month away, today Noisey thrusts forth opening rager, “Sabbath Hex.” [More…]

BLOODTRUTH: Italian Death Metal Miscreants Drop Playthrough Video At Gear Gods; Obedience To Dominate Ears This Tuesday! – Italian death metal miscreants, BLOODTRUTH, will levy the auditory punishment of their debut album, Obedience, upon the ears of the living this coming Tuesday. [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.

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EARSPLIT PR – Bands In Vans: September 12, 2014

Friday, September 12th, 2014

Lotta bands. Lotta tours. Support live music! Contact your local Earsplit operative for coverage inquiries: liz@earsplitcompound.com, dave@earsplitcompound.com or pr@earsplitcompound.com.

ALLEGAEON w/ Arsis, Exmortus:
9/13/2014 Rock Bottom – Saskatoon, SK
9/14/2014 Pawn Shop – Edmonton, AB
9/16/2014 Red Room – Vancouver, BC
9/17/2014 Studio Seven – Seattle, WA
9/18/2014 Tonic Lounge – Portland, OR
9/19/2014 Red House Studios – Walnut Creek, CA
9/20/2014 O.C. Music Hall – Anaheim, CA
9/21/2014 New Royal Dive – San Diego, CA
9/22/2014 Nile Theater – Mesa, AZ
9/23/2014 Moon Room – Denver, CO
9/24/2014 Riot Room – Kansas City, MO
9/25/2014 Rail Club – Fort Worth ,TX
9/27/2014 Haven Lounge – Orlando, FL
9/28/2014 The Orpheum – Tampa, FL

AMON AMARTH w/ Sabaton, Skeletonwitch:
9/25/2014 Riverside Municipal Auditorium – Riverside, CA
9/26/2014 The Catalyst – Santa Cruz, CA
9/27/2014 Ace of Spades – Sacramento, CA
9/29/2014 Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR
9/30/2014 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
10/01/2014 Commodore Ballroom – Vancouver, BC
10/03/2014 Union Hall – Edmonton, AB
10/04/2014 Flames Central – Calgary, AB
10/05/2014 Louis’ Pub – Saskatoon, SK
10/06/2014 The Garrick – Winnipeg, MB
10/07/2014 Crocks – Thunder Bay, ON
10/10/2014 The Sound Academy – Toronto, ON
10/11/2014 Metropolis – Montreal, QC
10/12/2014 Imperial – Quebec City, QC
10/14/2014 Higher Ground – Burlington, VT
10/15/2014 Webster Theatre – Hartford, CT
10/17/2014 Upstate Concert Hall – Albany, NY
10/18/2014 Best Buy Theatre – New York , NY *no Skeletonwitch
10/19/2014 Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH
10/21/2014 Track 29 -Chattanooga, TN
10/22/2014 Bijou Theater -Knoxville, TN
10/24/2014 The Fillmore – Charlotte, NC
10/25/2014 Freebird – Jacksonville, FL
10/26/2014 Iron City – Birmingham, AL
10/27/2014 The Civic – New Orleans, LA
10/29/2014 The Pageant – St. Louis, MO
10/30/2014 Mojoes – Jolie, IL
10/31/2014 Royal Oak – Detroit, MI
11/01/2014 The Eagles Club – Milwaukee, WI
11/02/2014 Wooly’s – Des Moines, IA
11/04/2014 Bourbon Stree – Lincoln, NE
11/05/2014 Diamond Ballroom – Oklahoma City, OK
11/07/2014 Fun Fun Fun Fest – Austin, TX
11/08/2014 Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX
11/09/2014 Club XS – Tucson, AZ

ANTI RITUAL:
10/30/2014 Loppen – Copenhagen, DK
10/30/2014 TBA – Gothenburg, SE
11/01/2014 KKSB – Helsingborg, SE

AUTHOR & PUNISHER:
9/20/2014 Complex – Los Angeles, CA w/ 3Teeth
9/26/2014 Cold Waves Festival – Chicago, IL w/ Fear Factory, Die Krupps, Youth Code, more…
10/18/2014 Southwest Terror Fest – Tucson, AZ w/ Neurosis, The Body, Sunn O))), Goatsnake, more…
10/23-10/26 Housecore Horror Film Fest – Austin, TX w/ Neurosis, Eyehategod, Corrections House, Cattle Decapitation, more

BATTLECROSS w/ Machine Head, Children Of Bodom, Epica:
10/04/2014 The Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
10/05/2014 Aftershock – Merriam, KS
10/06/2014 House Of Blues – Dallas, TX
10/07/2014 House Of Blues – Houston, TX
10/09/2014 Hard Rock Live – Orlando, FL
10/10/2014 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
10/11/2014 The Fillmore Silver Spring – Silver Spring, MD
10/12/2014 Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA
10/14/2014 Sound Academy – Toronto, ON
10/15/2014 Metropolis – Montreal, QC
10/16/2014 Terminal 5 – New York, NY
10/17/2014 Rock and Shock/The Palladium – Worcester, MA
10/18/2014 Agora Theatre – Cleveland, OH
10/20/2014 Concord Music Hall – Chicago, IL
10/21/2014 The Rave II – Milwaukee, WI
10/22/2014 Skyway Theatre – Minneapolis, MN
10/23/2014 Pyramid Cabaret – Winnipeg, MB
10/24/2014 O’Brians Event Centre – Saskatoon, SK
10/25/2014 The Republik – Calgary, AB
10/26/2014 Shaw Conference Centre – Edmonton, AB
10/28/2014 Vogue Theater – Vancouver, BC
10/29/2014 Showbox SODO – Seattle, WA
10/30/2014 Hawthorne Theatre-  Portland, OR
10/31/2014 Fox Theater – Oakland, CA
11/01/2014 Hollywood Palladium – Los Angeles, CA
11/2/2014 House of Blues – San Diego, CA

BAPTISTS Tour Dates:
10/11/2014 The Artery – Edmonton, AB @ Up + Downtown Fest w/ Waingro, Ringleader
10/12/2014 Nite Owl - Calgary AB w/ Waingro

BAPTISTS West Coast Tour w/ Obliterations, Torch Runner:
10/15/2014 Los Globos – Los Angeles, CA Southern Lord Showcase w/ Excel, Goatsnake, The Offenders, Xibalba
10/17/2014 Hard To Find Space – Santa Barbara, CA *
10/18/2014 Black Flame Collective – San Bernadino, CA *
10/19/2014 Rialto Theatre – Tucson, AZ @ Southwest Terror Fest #
10/20/2014 Soda Bar – San Diego, CA *
10/21/2014 The Knockout – San Francisco, CA *
10/23/2014 Slabtown – Portland, OR
10/24/2014 Chop Suey – Seattle, WA
10/25/2014 Biltmore Vancouver, BC
10/26/2014 Lucky Bar – Victoria, BC
10/28/2014 Wandering Goat – Eugene, OR ^
10/29/2014 TBA – Santa Rosa, CA **^
10/30/2014 Eli’s Mile High Club – Oakland, CA **^
* w/ The Offenders
** w/ Creative Adult
^ w/o Baptists
# w/o Torch Runner

BEYOND THE SHORE w/ Illuminate Me, Every Passing Dream:
10/03/2014 Bada Brew – Crest Hill, IL
10/04/2014 Paycheck’s – Hamtramck, MI
10/05/2014 The Champ – Lemoyne, PA
10/06/2014 Broadway Joe’s – Buffalo, NY
10/07/2014 The Vibe Lounge – Rockville Centre, NY
10/09/2014 Empire – Springfield, VA
10/11/2014 Swayzes  Marrietta, GA

BLACK ANVIL w/ Skeletonwitch, Ghoul [remaining dates]:
9/13/2014 The Broadberry – Richmond, VA
9/15/2014 The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
9/16/2014 Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
9/17/2014 One-Eyed Jacks – New Orleans, LA
9/18/2014 Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX
9/19/2014 Trees – Dallas, TX
9/20/2014 Red 7 – Austin, TX
9/22/2014 Club Red – Phoenix, AZ
9/23/2014 Roxy Theatre – Los Angeles, CA
9/24/2014 DNA Lounge – San Francisco, CA
9/26/2014 Woodshed Bar – Salt Lake City, UT*
9/27/2014 Moon Room – Denver, CO*
9/29/2014 Fubar – St Louis, MO*
9/30/2014 The Parlor @ Thompson House – Covington, KY*
*BLACK ANVIL headlining

BLACK COBRA w/ Lo Pan [remaining dates]:
9/13/2014 The Pinch – Washington, DC
9/14/2014 Dusk – Providence, RI
9/15/2014 Nectars – Burlington, VT
9/16/2014 TT The Bears – Boston, MA
9/17/2014 Kung Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA
9/18/2014 Saint Vitus – New York, NY
9/19/2014 Lost Horizon – Syracuse, NY
9/20/2014 Bug Jar – Rochester, NY
9/22/2014 Howlers – Pittsburgh, PA
9/23/2014 Reggie’s – Chicago, IL
9/24/2014 7th St Entry – Minneapolis, MN
9/26/2014 Replay – Lawrence, KS
9/27/2014 Lost Lake Lounge - Denver, CO
9/28/2014 Burt’s Tiki Bar – Salt Lake City, UT
9/29/2014 Dive Bar – Las Vegas, NV
10/01/2014 The Garage – Ventura, CA
10/02/2014 New Parish – Oakland, CA

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER w/ Lorna Shore:
9/16/2014 The Pyramid Scheme – Grand Rapids, MI
9/17/2014 Gabe’s – Iowa City, IA
9/18/2014 Firebird – St. Louis, MO
9/19/2014 The Highdive – Champaign, IL
9/20/2014 Emerson Theatre – Indianapolis, IN
w/ Suicide Silence, Chelsea Grin, Alterbeast
10/03/2014 Bottom Lounge – Chicago, IL
10/04/2014 House Of Blues – Cleveland, OH
10/05/2014 St. Andrew’s Hall – Detroit, MI
10/06/2014 Opera House – Toronto, ON
10/07/2014 Club Soda – Montreal, QC
10/08/2014 Paradise – Boston, MA
10/09/2014 Irving Plaza – New York, NY
10/10/2014 Theatre Of The Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
10/11/2014 The Fillmore – Silver Spring, MD w/ Machine Head
10/13/2014 Revolution – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
10/14/2014 The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
10/15/2014 Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
10/17/2014 House Of Blues – Houston, TX
10/18/2014 House Of Blues – Dallas, TX
10/19/2014 Backstage Live – San Antonio, TX w/ Whitechapel, Beartooth
10/21/2014 Club Red – Phoenix, AZ
10/22/2014 House Of Blues – San Diego, CA
10/23/2014 Yost Theatre – Santa Ana, CA
10/24/2014 San Manuel Amphitheater – Devore, CA (Knotfest Pre-Party)
10/25/2014 Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, CA (no Suicide Silence)
10/26/2014 The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
10/28/2014 Knitting Factory – Boise, ID
10/29/2014 In The Venue – Salt Lake City, UT
10/30/2014 The Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO

BRIMSTONE COVEN:
9/27/2014 Chronic Tattoo – Cleveland, OH

BRUTAL BLUES:
10/01/2014 Bei Ruth – Berlin, Germany w/ Batalj
10/09/2014 Cave 12 – Geneva, Switzerland
10/10/2014 Gaffer Fest – Lyon, France
10/17/2014 Bloodshed Fest – Eindhoven, Netherlands
10/18/2014 OCCII – Amsterdam, Netherlands
10/19/2014 Worm – Rotterdam, Netherlands

CALM HATCHERY w/ Vader, Vesania:
9/13/2014 Eskulap – Poznań, PL
9/14/2014 Słowianin – Szczecin, PL
9/16/2014 Estrada – Bydgoszcz, PL
9/17/2014 Parlament – Gdańsk, PL
9/18/2014 Zmiana Klimatu – Białystok, PL
9/19/2014 Stodoła – Warszawa, PL
9/20/2014 Fabryka – Kraków, PL
9/21/2014 Rudeboy – Bielsko-Biała, PL
9/25/2014 Wiatrak – Zabrze, PL
9/26/2014 Vinyl – Rzeszów, PL
9/27/2014 Hala Mosir – Jasło, PL
9/28/2014 Graffiti – Lublin, PL

CONNOISSEUR:
9/24/2014 DNA Lounge – San Francisco, CA w/ Skeletonwitch, Black Anvil, Ghoul

CORRECTIONS HOUSE:
10/23-10/26/2014 Housecore Horror Film Fest – Austin, TX w/ Neurosis, Eyehategod, Samhain, Author & Punisher, Cattle Decapitation, more

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY w/ Gwar, American Sharks
11/15/2014 Knitting Factory Concert House – Spokane, WA
11/16/2014 MacEwan Hall Ballroom - Calgary, AB
11/17/2014 Union Hal – Edmonton, AB
11/19/2014 The Venue - Fargo, ND
11/20/2014 Skyway Theatre – Minneapolis, MN
11/21/2014 The Rave – Milwaukee, WI
11/22/2014 Harpo’s – Detroit, MI
11/23/2014 The Intersection - Grand Rapids, MI
11/25/2014 The Vogue – Indianapolis, IN
11/26/2014 House Of Blues – Cleveland, OH
11/28/2014 Treemont Music Hall – Charlotte, NC
11/29/2014 Electric Factory - Philadelphia, PA
11/30/2014 Irving Plaza – New York, NY
12/02/2014 Exit/In -  Nashville, TN
12/03/2014 The Orange Peel – Asheville, NC
12/04/2014 Vinyl Music Hall – Pensacola, FL
12/05/2014 Firestone Live – Orlando, FL
12/06/2014 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
12/07/2014 Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH
12/08/2014 Mr. Smalls Theatre – Millvale, PA
12/09/2014 Opera House – Toronto, ON
12/10/2014 Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre – Montreal, QC
12/11/2014 Upstate Concert Hall – Clifton Park, NY
12/12/2014 Toad’s Place – New Haven, CT
12/13/2014 Baltimore Sound Stage - Baltimore, MD

COWARDS:
11/07/2014 La Instants Chavirés – Montreuil, France
11/08/2014 La Scène Michelet – Nantes, France
11/09/2014 Mondo Bizaro – Rennes, France
11/14/2014 El Diablo – Lille, FR w/ General Lee

DIE CHOKING:
10/17/2014 Kung Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA *II record release show w/ Pyrrhon, Artificial Brain, Fantasy Panther
10/18/2014 The Wasteland – Kutztown, PA @ V.O.S Fest w/ Fantasy Panther, Unknown To God, Empty Vessels [info]

DORO 30 Years – Strong & Proud North American Tour:
10/10/2014  Route 20 Outhouse – Sturtevant, WI
10/11/2014  Pov’s 65 – Spring Lake Park, MN
10/12/2014  Mojoes  - Joliet, IL
10/14/2014  Agora Ballroom – Cleveland, OH
10/15/2014  Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA
10/16/2014  Hard Luck Bar – Toronto, ON
10/18/2014  Salle Multi – Quebec City, QC
10/19/2014  Petit Campus – Montreal, QC
10/20/2014  The Gramercy Theatre – New York City, NY

DRUNK DAD w/ Honduran [remaining dates]:
9/13/2014 The East Room – Nashville, TN w/ Sheepshifter, Realeyes, One Beggar Sun
9/14/2014 Ten Pins Tavern – Athens, GA w/ Toxic Ass Implant
9/15/2014 Foxfield Bar and Grill – Columbia, SC
9/16/2014 Gallery 5 – Richmond, VA
9/17/2014 TBA – Baltimore, MD
9/18/2014 Motel Hell – Philadelphia, PA w/ Heavy Medical
9/19/2014 The Gutter – Brooklyn, NY w/ Heavy Medical, Law$Uits
9/20/2014 Obrien’s – Boston, MA w/ The Proselyte, Jack Burton vs David Lopan
9/21/2014 Whitney House - Hartford, CT w/ Weald
9/22/2014 Certain Death – Pittsburgh, PA w/ Crappy Funeral
9/23/2014 TBA – Chicago, IL
9/24/2014 Vandals – Kansas City, MO
9/25/2014 TBA – Denver, CO
9/27/2014 TBA – Missoula, MT
9/28/2014 Underground 15 – Spokane, WA
9/29/2014 Rays Golden Lion – Richland, WA w/ The Drip
9/30/2014 The Know – Portland, OR w/ Rabbits

EARTH w/ King Dude [remaining dates]:
9/13/2014 Yucca Tap Room – Tempe, AZ
9/14/2014 Sister – Albuquerque, NM
9/16/2014 Red 7 – Austin, TX
9/17/2014 Club Dada – Dallas, TX
9/18/2014 One Eyed Jacks – New Orleans, LA
9/19/2014 Drunken Unicorn – Atlanta, GA
9/20/2014 Kings Barcade – Raleigh, NC
9/21/2014 Rock N Roll Hotel – Washington, DC
9/23/2014 Great Scott – Allston, MA
9/24/2014 Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY
9/26/2014 Boot And Saddle – Philadelphia, PA
9/27/2014 Midpoint Music Fest – Cincinnati, OH
9/28/2014 Pygmalion, Music Fest – Urbana, IL
9/29/2014 Empty Bottle – Chicago, IL
9/30/2014 Record Bar – Kansas City, MO
10/01/2014 Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO
10/02/2014 The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT
10/03/2014 Neurolux – Boise, ID

EXCEL:
10/15/2014 Los Globos – Los Angeles, CA Southern Lord Showcase w/ Goatsnake, The Offenders, Obliterations, Xibalba, Baptists, Torch Runner
10/25/2014 Clash Club – Sao Paulo, Brazil

EXHUMED:
9/23/2014 Aftershock – Merrian, KS
10/8/2014 Gas Money Bar And Grill – Dallas TX
w/ Carcass, Noisem:
10/24/2014 Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA
10/28/2014 The Rock – Tucson, AZ *
10/29/2014 Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX *
10/30/2014 Club Dada – Dallas, TX (Exhumed only)
10/31/2014 Chameleon Room – Oklahoma City, OK *
11/01/2014 Granada – Lawrence, KS *
11/02/2014 Pops – Sauget, IL *
11/03/2014 V Club – Huntington, WV (Exhumed and Noisem only)
11/04/2014 Lincoln Theater – Raleigh, NC *
11/05/2014 The Broadberry – Richmond, VA *
11/06/2014 The Orange Peel – Asheville, NC *
11/07/2014 Exit/In – Nashville, TN *
11/08/2014 Diamond Pub & Billiards – Louisville, KY *
11/09/2014 The Madison Theater – Cincinnati, OH *
11/10/2014 The Crofoot – Pontiac, MI **
11/11/2014 Intersection – Grand Rapids, MI **
11/12/2014 The Majestic – Madison, WI **
11/13/2014 House Of Rock – Eau Claire, WI (Exhumed + Noisem only)
11/14/2014 Wooly’d – Des Moines, IA **
11/15/2014 Mojoes – Joliet, IL **
* w/ Obituary
** w/ Macabre
w/ Aborted, Origin, Miasmal:
11/20/2014 Rockfabrik – Nürnberg, DE
11/21/2014 JC De Klinker – Aarschot, BE
11/22/2014 Gebäude 9 – Köln, DE
11/23/2014 Marx – Hamburg, DE
11/24/2014 Pumpehuset – Copenhagen, DK
11/25/2014 Pokalen – Oslo, NO
11/26/2014 Biljardkompaniet – Kristianstad, SE
11/27/2014 Konfus – Esbjerg, Dk
11/28/2014 Hellraiser – Leipzig, BE
11/29/2014 Lido – Berlin, DE
11/30/2014 Fabryka Club – Kracow, PL
12/01/2014 Alibi – Wroclaw, PL
12/02/2014 Nova Chmelnice Prague, CZ
12/03/2014 Randal Club – Bratislava, SK
12/04/2014 Viper Room – Vienna, AT
12/05/2014 Feierwerk – Munich, DE
12/06/2014 Traffic Club – Rome, IT
12/07/2014 Le Korigan – Luynes, FR
12/08/2014 Razzmatazz 3 – Barcelona, ES
12/09/2014 Caracol – Madrid, ES
12/10/2014 Metronum – Toulouse, FR
12/11/2014 Ubu – Rennes, FR
12/12/2014 Divan Du Monde – Paris, FR
12/13/2014 Eindhoven Metal Meeting – Eindhoven, NL
12/14/2014 Underworld – London, UK
12/15/2014 Grillen – Colmar, FR
12/16/2014 Steinbruch Theater – Darmstadt, DE
12/17/2014 Jubez – Karlsruhe, DE
12/18/2014 Rock It – Aalen, DE
12/19/2014 Heavy Xmas – Zürich, CH
12/20/2014 Turock – Essen, DE

EYEHATEGOD:
10/23-26/2014 Housecore Horror Film Fest @ Emo’s – Austin, TX [info]

FOSSILS:
9/12-13/2014 Postfest 2014 – Aarhus, DK w/ The Ocean, This Will Destroy You
9/18/2014 Ideal Bar – København, DK w/ The Malpractice
9/19/2014 Atlas – Aarhus, DK w/ The Malpractice
9/20/2014 Posten – Odense, DK w/ The Malpractice
10/18/2014 Kansas City – Odense, DK w/ Plök

FUCKING INVINCIBLE [remaining dates]:
9/13/2014 Hochelaga BBQ - Montreal, QC
9/14/2014 Shibgb’s – Toronto, ON
9/15/2014 Genesis – Royal Oak, MI w/ Spit Spewing Snakes, Pagan Piss
9/16/2014 Cobra Lounge – Chicago, IL
9/17/2014 Tower 2 – Nashville, TN
9/18/2014 Strange Matter – Richmond, VA w/ Venomspitter
9/19/2014 Sidebar – Baltimore, MD w/ Rukut, Bleak
9/20/2014 Golden Tea House – Philadelphia, PA w/ Backslider
9/27/2014 Acheron – Brooklyn, NY w/ Tiger Flowers, Hivesmasher
10/25-26/2014 Oneonta Punk – Oneonta, NY
10/31-11/02/2014 The Fest 13 – Gainesville, FL
2/27-3/01/2014 Bad Ass Weekend 3 – Houston, TX

FULL OF HELL w/ Noisem [remaining dates]:
9/11/2014 Mangos – Houston, TX
9/12/2014 TBA – New Orleans, LA
9/13/2014 The End – Nashville, TN
9/14/2014 Mammal Gallery – Atlanta, GA
9/15/2014 Milestone – Charlotte, NC
9/16/2014 Strange Matter – Richmond, VA
9/17/2014 Sidebar – Baltimore, MD

GHOUL w/ Skeletonwitch, Black Anvil [remaining dates]:
9/13/2014 The Broadberry – Richmond, VA
9/14/2014 Tin Roof – Charleston SC *
9/15/2014 The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
9/16/2014 Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
9/17/2014 Siberia – New Orleans, LA *
9/18/2014 Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX
9/19/2014 Trees – Dallas, TX
9/20/2014 Red 7 – Austin, TX
9/22/2014 Club Red – Phoenix, AZ
9/23/2014 Roxy Theatre – Los Angeles, CA
9/24/2014 DNA Lounge – San Francisco, CA
*No Skeletonwitch
** No Skeletonwitch/Black Anvil

GOATWHORE:
9/15/2014 Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX
9/16/2014 Tomcat’s – Ft Worth, TX
9/17/2014 Launchpad – Albuquerque, NM
9/18/2014 Club Red – Tempe, AZ
9/19/2014 The Wiltern – Los Angeles, CA w/ Samhain, Kyng
9/20/2014 The Warfield – San Francisco, CA w/ Samhain, Kyng
9/21/2014 Rotture – Portland, OR
9/22/2014 Crocodile – Seattle, WA
9/24/2014 Sunshine Studios – Colorado Springs, CO
9/25/2014 Riot Room – Kansas City, MO  late show
9/26/2014 The Rev Room – Little Rock, AR
10/23/2014 FuBar – St Louis, MO *
10/24/2014 Vaudeville Mews – Des Moines, IA *
10/25/2014 Surly Brewery – Brooklyn Center, MN *
10/26/2014 Cobra Lounge – Chicago, IL *
10/28/2014 Bug Jar – Rochester, NY *
10/29/2014 Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA w/ Samhain, Midnight
10/31/2014 The Howard Theatre – Washington DC w/ Samhain Midnight
11/01/2014 Best Buy Theater – New York, NY w/ Samhain, Midnight
11/02/2014 War Memorial - Vinton, VA *
11/03/2014 The Jinx – Savannah, GA *
11/04/2014 Vinyl Music Hall – Pensacola, FL *
w/ Dying Fetus, Malevolence, Fallujah:
11/08/2014 Fonck – Liege, BE
11/09/2014 Turock – Essen, DE
11/10/2014 11er – Frankfurt, DE
11/11/2014 Beatclub – Dessau, DE
11/12/2014 Meet Factory – Prague, CZ
11/13/2014 Rockfabrik – Ludwigsburg, DE
11/14/2014 Lido – Berlin, DE
11/15/2014 Dynamo – Eindhoven, NL
11/16/2014 Exhaus – Trier, DE
11/17/2014 Audio – Brighton, GB
11/18/2014 Clwb Ifor – Bach Cardiff, GB
11/19/2014 Cathouse – Glasgow, GB
11/20/2014 Voodoo Lounge – Dublin, IE
11/21/2014 Sound Control – Manchester, GB
11/22/2014 Slade Rooms – Wolverhampton, GB
11/23/2014 Garage – London, GB
11/24/2014 Divan Du Monde – Paris, FR
11/25/2014 La Dynamo – Toulouse, FR
11/26/2014 Escenario – Santander, ES
11/27/2014 Hard Club – Porto, PT
11/28/2014 Penélope – Madrid, ES
11/29/2014 Estraperlo – Club Badalona, ES
11/30/2014 Paloma – Nimes, FR
12/01/2014 Le Tremplin – Clermont-Ferrand, FR
12/02/2014 Kiff – Aarau, CH
12/03/2014 Circolo Colony – Brescia, IT
12/04/2014 Backstage – München, DE
12/05/2014 Blue Hell – Budapest, HU
12/06/2014 Gala Hala – Ljubljana, SI
12/07/2014 Flying Circus – Cluj-Napoca, RO
12/08/2014 Jet Rock – Sofia, BG
12/09/2014 Club Rockstadt – Brasov, RO
12/10/2014 Collosseum – Kosice, SI
12/11/2014 Viper Room – Wien, AT
12/12/2014 Rockfabrik – Nürnberg, DE
12/13/2014 Voxhall – Aarhus, DK
12/14/2014 John Dee – Oslo, NO
12/16/2014 Nosturi – Helsinki, FI
12/18/2014 Debaser Medis – Stockholm, SE
12/19/2014 Kaiserkeller, Große Freiheit – Hamburg, DE
*recently added

GODHUNTER:
10/02/2014 The Hive – Flagstaff, AZ w/ Sorxe
10/03-04/2014 Mojo’s Music Venue – Odgen, UT @ Lucifest II w/ Sorxe, Secrets of the Sky, more
10/05/2014 Lion’s Lair – Denver, CO w/ Sorxe
10/06/2014 TBA – Casper, WY w/ Sorxe
10/07/2014 The Shredder – Boise, ID w/ Sorxe
10/08/2014 The Hop – Spokane, WA w/ Sorxe
10/09/2014 The Shakedown – Bellingham, WA w/ Sorxe
10/10/2014 Victory Lounge – Seattle, WA w/ Sorxe
10/11/2014 The Know – Portland, OR w/ Sorxe
10/12/2014 Hemlock Tavern – San Francisco, CA w/ Sorxe, Secrets Of The Sky
10/13/2014 Black Flame Collective – San Bernadino, CA w/ Sorxe
10/17/2014 Rialto Theatre – Tucson, AZ @ SWTF III w/ Goatsnake, Pelican, Eagle Twin [info]

THE GREAT SABATINI Dog Years Fall Tour 2014:
9/17/2014 Petit Campus – Montreal, QC
9/18/2014 Sneaky Dees – Toronto, ON
9/19/2014 The Lair – Buffalo, NY
9/20/2014 The Mr. Roboto Project – Pittsburgh, PA
9/21/2014 Grandbar – Chicago, IL
9/22/2014 TBA – Appleton, WI
9/23/2014 The Habitat – Duluth, MN
9/24/2014 The Triple Rock – Minneapolis, MN
9/25/2014 West Wing – Omaha, NE
9/26/2014 Vandals – Kansas City, MO
9/27/2014 Blind Bob’s – Dayton, OH
9/28/2014 Three Kings Bar – Cincinnati, OH
9/29/2014 Highline Taproom – Louisville, KY
9/30/2014 Poison Lawn – Knoxville, TN
10/01/2014 The Big Gay Shanty – Roanoke, VA
10/02/2014 The Blue Nile – Harrisonburg, VA
10/03/2014 Lava Space – Philadelphia, PA
10/04/2014 TBA – Long Island, NY
10/05/2014 The Batcave – Montclair, NJ
10/06/2014 O’Briens – Allston, MA

GREENLEAF:
10/04/2014 Up In Smoke Festival – Pratteln, CH w/ Dozer, Kadavar, Ufomammut etc.
10/01/2014 Blue Moon Festival – Cottbus, DE
11/28/2014 Rocksound – Barcelona, SP
11/29/2014 Wurlitzer Ballroom – Madrid, SP

GUST:
10/02/2014 Nordengården – Gothenburg, SE
10/03/2014 Rota Flora – Hamburg, DE
10/04/2014 Köpi – Berlin, DE
10/05/2014 Kawiarnia Naukowa – Krakow, PL
10/06/2014 Na Pul CestyPrague, CZ
10/07/2014 TBA – Bratislava, SK
10/08/2014 TBA
10/09/2014 TBA – DE
10/10/2014 TBA – PL
10/11/2014 T-Stube – Rendsburg, DE
10/12/2014 TBA – Malmö, SE

HOD:
9/19/2014 The Curtain Club @ Embrace the Darkness Fest #2 – Dallas, TX w Sardonic Witchery, Witchaven, Vesperian Sorrow, Steel Bearing Hand
9/20/2014 Limelight – San Antonio, TX w/ Sardonic Witchery, Witchaven, Morgengrau, more
11/15/2014 Limelight – San Antonio, TX w/ Imprecation, Weaponizer, Ritual Decay, Sardonic Witchery, Khringe, Preteen Deathfuck

HONDURAN US w/ Drunk Dad [remaining dates]:
9/13/2014 The East Room – Nashville, TN w/ Sheepshifter, Realeyes, One Beggar Sun
9/14/2014 Ten Pins Tavern – Athens, GA w/ Toxic Ass Implant
9/15/2014 Foxfield Bar and Grill – Columbia, SC
9/16/2014 Gallery 5 – Richmond, VA
9/17/2014 TBA – Baltimore, MD
9/18/2014 Motel Hell – Philadelphia, PA w/ Heavy Medical
9/19/2014 The Gutter – Brooklyn, NY w/ Heavy Medical, Law$Uits
9/20/2014 Obrien’s – Boston, MA w/ The Proselyte, Jack Burton vs David Lopan
9/21/2014 Whitney House - Hartford, CT w/ Weald
9/22/2014 Certain Death – Pittsburgh, PA w/ Crappy Funeral
9/23/2014 TBA – Chicago, IL
9/24/2014 Vandals – Kansas City, MO
9/25/2014 TBA – Denver, CO
9/27/2014 TBA – Missoula, MT
9/28/2014 Underground 15 – Spokane, WA
9/29/2014 Rays Golden Lion – Richland, WA w/ The Drip
9/30/2014 The Know – Portland, OR w/ Rabbits

IMMORTAL BIRD:
10/15/2014 Cobra Lounge – Chicago, IL at Cobra Lounge w/ Pyrrhon & Artificial Brain
10/16/2014 Coach & Horses – Windsor, ON at Coach & Horses
10/17/2014 Duffy’s Tavern – Toronto, ON
10/18/2014 Sammy’s Patio – Revere, MA
10/20/2014 Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY w/ Dead Congregation, Mausoleum, Pissgrave, Svart Crown
10/21/2014 Millcreek Tavern – Philadelphia, PA w/ Krieg
10/22/2014 Skid Row Garage – York, PA w/ Krieg
10/23/2014 Howlers – Pittsburgh, PA
10/24/2014 Carabar – Columbus, OH

THE INSPECTOR CLUZO’s Gasconha Rocks World Summer Tour 2014 [remaining dates]:
9/20/2014 The Fiestival 4Marsanne, FR

INTERNAL BLEEDING w/ Suffocation, Kataklysm, Jungle Rot, Pyrexia:
10/03/2014 Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY
10/04/2014 The Webster – Hartford, CT
10/05/2014 Bogie’s – Albany, NY
10/06/2014 Oddbody’s Music Room – Dayton, OH
10/07/2014 Reggie’s Rock Club – Chicago, IL
10/08/2014 Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA
10/10/2014 Empire – Springfield, VA
10/11/2014 Tremont Music Hall – Charlotte, NC
10/12/2014 The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
10/15/2014 Scout Bar – Houston, TX
10/16/2014 Dirty Dog – Austin, TX
10/17/2014 Rail Club – Fort Worth, TX
10/18/2014 Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX
10/19/2014 Joe’s Grotto – Phoenix, AZ
10/20/2014 Backstage Bar – Las Vegas, NV
10/21/2014 The Whisky – West Hollywood, CA
10/22/2014 DNA Lounge – San Francisco, CA
10/23/2014 Tonic Lounge – Portland, OR
10/24/2014 Studio Seven – Seattle, WA
10/25/2014 Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC
10/26/2014 The Level – Kelowna, BC
10/27/2014 Starlite Room – Edmonton, AB
10/28/2014 Rock Bottom – Saskatoon, SK
10/29/2014 The Zoo – Winnipeg, MB
10/31/2014 Mine Mill Hall – Sudbury, ON
11/01/2014 The Opera House – Toronto, ON
11/02/2014 Paramount – Rouyn, QC
11/03/2014 Foufounes Electriques – Montreal, QC

KING DIAMOND W/ Jess And The Ancient Ones:
10/11/2014 Center Stage – Atlanta, GA (SOLD OUT)
10/13/2014 The Fillmore – Silver Spring, MD
10/14/2014 Best Buy Theatre – New York, NY (SOLD OUT)
10/16/2014 The Palladium – Worcester, MA
10/17/2014 Olympia – Montreal, QC
10/18/2014 The Sound Academy – Toronto, ON
10/19/2014 Stage AE – Pittsburgh, PA
10/21/2014 The Vic Theatre – Chicago, IL (SOLD OUT)
10/22/2014 The Pageant – St. Louis, MO
10/24/2014 Paramount Theatre – Denver, CO
10/26/2014 The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT *
10/28/2014 The Moore Theatre – Seattle, WA
10/30/2014 The Warfield – San Francisco, CA (SOLD OUT)
10/31/2014 The Wiltern – Los Angeles, CA (SOLD OUT)
11/01/2014 House Of Blues – Las Vegas, NV
11/03/2014 Rialto Theatre – Tucson, AZ
11/05/2014 House Of Blues – Houston, TX
11/06/2014 House Of Blues – Dallas, TX
Fun Fun Fun Fest
11/08/2014 Auditorium Shores – Austin, TX
*also with Visigoth

LAGO:
9/20/2014 Tempe Tavern – Phoenix, AZ – Tyranny CD Release Show w/ Sorrower, Meathook, Unholy Monarch, Cave Dweller, Deadspawn [info]

LETHAL DOSAGE Completely Meaningless Party Tour:
10/06/2014 The Doll Hut – Anaheim, CA
10/07/2014 Billy O’s – Ventura, CA
10/08/2014 Adrenaline Bar – Las Vegas, NV
10/09/2014 The Hive – Flagstaff, AZ
10/10/2014 Tempe Tavern – Tempe, AZ
10/11/2014 The Rock – Tucson, AZ

LO-PAN w/ Black Cobra [remaining dates]:
9/13/2014 The Pinch – Washington, DC
9/14/2014 Dusk – Providence, RI
9/15/2014 Nectars – Burlington, VT
9/16/2014 TT The Bears – Boston, MA
9/17/2014 Kung Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA
9/18/2014 Saint Vitus – New York, NY
9/19/2014 Lost Horizon – Syracuse, NY
9/20/2014 Bug Jar – Rochester, NY
9/21/2014  The Outpost – Kent, OH *
9/22/2014 Howlers – Pittsburgh, PA
9/23/2014 Reggie’s – Chicago, IL
9/24/2014 7th St Entry – Minneapolis, MN
9/26/2014 Replay – Lawrence, KS
9/27/2014 Lost Lake Lounge - Denver, CO
9/28/2014 Burt’s Tiki Bar – Salt Lake City, UT
9/29/2014 Dive Bar – Las Vegas, NV
9/30/2014 The Alley – Sparks, NV
10/01/2014 The Garage – Ventura, CA
10/02/2014 New Parish – Oakland, CA
10/04/2014 Downtown Lounge – Tulsa, OK *
10/17/2014 Ace Of Cups – Columbus, OH * Record Release Show
*LO-PAN headlining date/No Black Cobra

MAID MYRIAD:
10/04/2014 The Kent Stage – Kent, OH *CD RELEASE w/ Simeon Soul Charger [info]

MEGATON LEVIATHAN [remaining dates]:
9/14/2014 Siberia – New Orleans, LA
9/15/2014 TBA – Austin, TX
9/16/2014 TBA – Dallas, TX
9/18/2014 Bar Bar – Denver, CO

NEUROSIS:
10/18/2014 Rialto Theatre – Tucson, AZ @ Southwest Terror Fest [info]
10/19/2014 The Gothic Theatre – Denver, CO w/ Subrosa, In The Company Of Serpents [info]
10/23-26/2014 Housecore Horror Film Fest – Austin, TX [info]
11/22/2014 Bestia Festival – Mexico City, Mexico [info]
5/24/2015 Maryland Deathfest – Baltimore, MD [info]

NOISEM w/ Full Of Hell [remaining dates]:
9/13/2014 The End – Nashville, TN
9/14/2014 Mammal Gallery – Atlanta, GA
9/15/2014 Milestone – Charlotte, NC
9/16/2014 Strange Matter – Richmond, VA
9/17/2014 Sidebar – Baltimore, MD

OBLITERATIONS w/ Baptists, Torch Runner:
10/15/2014 Los Globos – Los Angeles, CA Southern Lord Showcase w/ Excel, Goatsnake, Xibalba, Baptists, Torch Runner
10/17/2014 Hard To Find Space – Santa Barbara, CA
10/18/2014 Black Flame Collective – San Bernadino, CA
10/19/2014 Rialto Theatre – Tucson, AZ @ Southwest Terror Fest #
10/20/2014 Soda Bar – San Diego, CA
10/21/2014 The Knockout – San Francisco, CA
10/23/2014 Slabtown – Portland, OR
10/24/2014 The Highline – Seattle, WA
10/25/2014 The Biltmore – Vancouver, BC
10/26/2014 Lucky Bar – Victoria, BC
10/28/2014 Wandering Goat – Eugene, OR ^
10/29/2014 Arlene Francis Center – Santa Rosa, CA **^
10/30/2014 Eli’s Mile High Club – Oakland, CA **^
** w/ Creative Adult
^ w/o Baptists
# w/o Torch Runner
Fall European Tour:
11/17/2014 Maguires Pizza Bar – Liverpool, UK
11/18/2014 Green Door – Brighton, UK
11/19/2014 Barfly – London, UK w/ White Lung
11/20/2014 Temple Of Boom – Leeds, UK
11/21/2014 The Anvil - Bournemouth, UK
11/22/2014 ACU – Utrecht, Netherlands @ Le Guess Who Fest
11/23/2014 La Zone – Liège, Belgium
11/26/2014 Templet – Lyngby, Denmark
11/27/2014 TBA – Berlin, Germany
11/28/2014 007 – Prague, Czech Republic
11/29/2014 Lofi Club – Milan, Italy
11/30/2014 Arena – Vienna, Austria
12/01/2014 Le Romandie – Lausanne, Switzerland
12/04/2014 Rocas – Luxembourg City, Luxembourg.
12/05/2014 VK – Brussels, Belgium
12/06/2014 4AD – Diksmuide, Belgium
12/09/2014 Le Bukowski – Donostia, Spain
12/10/2014 Wurlitzer Ballroom – Madrid, Spain
12/11/2014 Rocksound – Barcelona, Spain

PORD Wild European Tour:
9/12/2014 Black Sheep – Montpellier, FR
9/13/2014 Le Studio – Onet Le Chateau, FR
9/14/2014 La Machine à Coudre – Marseille, FR
9/20/2014 Freakout – Bologna, IT
9/21/2014 Parco Belgiardino – Lodi, IT
9/23/2014 Deep Inside – Dijon, FR
9/24/2014 CCL – Lille, FR
9/25/2014 London Calling – Bruxelles, BE
9/26/2014 La Case A Choc – Neuchatel, CH
9/27/2014 La Caffette – Bern, CH
9/28/2014 Le Cafe Francais – Vesoul, FR
9/29/2014 Point FMR – Paris, FR w/ Hammerhead
9/30/2014 Mac Daid’s – Le Havre, FR w/ Hammerhead
10/01/2014 Socquette – Nevers, FR
10/02/2014 Pinky Bar – Nommay, FR
10/03/2014 MDQ Turenne – Reims, FR
10/04/2014 Le Jardin Moderne – Rennes, FR
10/06/2014 Le 108 – Orleans, FR
10/07/2014 Le Zinc – Poitiers, FR
10/08/2014 Pavillons Sauvage – Toulouse, FR
10/09/2014 Akoustic Café – Nimes, FR
10/11/2014 Les Capucins – Lyon, FR
10/31/2014 La Coope – Clermont-Ferrand, FR w/ Greys
11/01/2014 MCL – Gerardmer, FR

POWER TRIP:
9/13/2014 Amityville Music Hall – Amityville, NY

PYREXIA w/ Suffocation, Kataklysm, Internal Bleeding, Jungle Rot:
10/03/2014 Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY
10/04/2014 The Webster – Hartford, CT
10/05/2014 Bogie’s – Albany, NY
10/06/2014 Oddbody’s Music Room – Dayton, OH
10/07/2014 Reggie’s Rock Club – Chicago, IL
10/08/2014 Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA
10/10/2014 Empire – Springfield, VA
10/11/2014 Tremont Music Hall – Charlotte, NC
10/12/2014 The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
10/15/2014 Scout Bar – Houston, TX
10/16/2014 Dirty Dog – Austin, TX
10/17/2014 Rail Club – Fort Worth, TX
10/18/2014 Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX
10/19/2014 Joe’s Grotto – Phoenix, AZ
10/20/2014 Backstage Bar – Las Vegas, NV
10/21/2014 The Whisky – West Hollywood, CA
10/22/2014 DNA Lounge – San Francisco, CA
10/23/2014 Tonic Lounge – Portland, OR
10/24/2014 Studio Seven – Seattle, WA
10/25/2014 Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC
10/26/2014 The Level – Kelowna, BC
10/27/2014 Starlite Room – Edmonton, AB
10/28/2014 Rock Bottom – Saskatoon, SK
10/29/2014 The Zoo – Winnipeg, MB
10/31/2014 Mine Mill Hall – Sudbury, ON
11/01/2014 The Opera House – Toronto, ON
11/02/2014 Paramount – Rouyn, QC
11/03/2014 Foufounes Electriques – Montreal, QC

PYRRHON w/ Gigan, Artificial Brain:
9/13/2014 The Underworld – Montreal, QC
9/14/2014 Salle Unisson – Quebec, QC
9/15/2014 TT The Bear’s – Cambridge, MA
9/16/2014 Dusk – Providence, RI
9/17/2014 Bogie’s – Albany, NY w/ Fit For An Autopsy
9/18/2014 The Waterfront Tavern – Holyoke, MA
9/19/2014 Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, NY
9/20/2014 Harper’s – Clementon, NJ
9/21/2014 The Sidebar – Baltimore, MD
9/22/2014 The Maywood – Raleigh, NC
9/24/2014 The Backstage – Covington, KY
9/25/2014 Swayze’s – Atlanta, GA
9/26/2014 The Handle Bar – Pensacola, FL
9/27/2014 The Lost Well – Austin, TX
9/28/2014 Tomcats West – Fort Worth, TX
9/30/2014 3 Kings – Denver, CO
10/02/2014 Cheyenne Saloon – Las Vegas, NV
10/03/2014 The Complex – Glendale, CA
10/04/2014 Til Two Club – San Diego, CA
10/06/2014 Elbo Room – San Francisco, CA
10/08/2014 El Corazon Lounge – Seattle, WA
10/09/2014 Red Room – Vancouver, BC
10/11/2014 The Complex – Bozeman, MT
10/12/2014 The New Direction – Fargo, ND *
10/13/2014 Memory Lanes – Minneapolis, MN *
10/14/2014 The Wisco – Madison, WI *
10/15/2014 Cobra Lounge – Chicago, IL *
10/16/2014 Donato’s Basement – Columbus, OH
10/17/2014 Kung Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA *
*No Gigan

RABBITS:
9/14/2014 Slabtown – Portland, OR w/ VX Gas Attack, Redneck, A Volcano [all-ages matinee]
9/30/2014 The Know – Portland, OR w/ Drunk Dad, Honduran
European tour w/ Årabrot, MoE:
10/13/2014 Magasin 4 – Brussels, BE
10/14/2014 Stag and Hound – Bristol, UK
10/15/2014 Star & Garter – Manchester, UK
10/16/2014 13th Note – Glasgow, UK
10/17/2014 The Windmill – London, UK
10/18/2014 Green Room Store – Brighton, UK
10/19/2014 The Pits – Kortrijk, BE
10/20/2014 La Zone – Liège, BE
10/21/2014 Terminus – Rennes, FR
10/22/2014 Le Parvis De Bagnolet – Paris, FR
10/23-11/02/2014 TBA – Spain/Portugal

REVOCATION w/ Crowbar:
9/12/2014 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
9/13/2014 The Chop Shop – Charlotte, NC
9/14/2014 The Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY
9/15/2014 Ottobar – Baltimore, MD
9/16/2014 The Palladium – Worcester, MA
9/17/2014 Il Motore – Montreal, QC
9/18/2014 Maverick’s – Ottawa, ON
9/19/2014 Phoenix Concert Theatr – Toronto, ON
9/20/2014 Subterranean – Chicago, IL
9/21/2014 Agora Ballroom – Cleveland, OH
9/22/2014 Fubar – St. Louis, MO
9/23/2014 Aftershock – Merriam, KS
9/24/2014 Gothic Theatre – Englewood, CO
9/27/2014 The Hop – Spokane, WA
9/28/2014 The Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC
9/29/2014 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
9/30/2014 Crazy Horse – Boise, ID
10/1/2014 Dante’s – Portland, OR
10/2/2014 DNA Lounge – San Francisco, CA
10/3/2014 The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA
10/4/2014 Los Globos – Los Angeles, CA
10/5/2014 Club Red – Mesa, AZ
10/6/2014 Launchpad – Albuquerque, NM
10/8/2014 Gas Monkey – Dallas, TX
10/9/2014 Mohawk – Austin, TX
10/10/2014 Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX

RINGS OF SATURN w/ Lack Of Remorse, Victim Of Greed:
11/20/2014 Morfos Bar – Monterrey, MX
11/21/2014 Black Dog – Queretaro, MX
11/22/2014 Salon Bolivar – Mexico City, MX
11/23/2014 Bar Un Mundo Raro – Leon, MX

w/ As Blood Runs Black, Upon This Dawning, Elitist, Those Who Fear [*], The Convalescence:
10/23/2014 118 West – Simi Valley, CA
10/24/2014 DNA Lounge – San Francisco, CA
10/25/2014 Studio Seven – Seattle, WA
10/26/2014 The Hop – Spokane, WA
10/27/2014 The Shredder – Boise, ID
10/29/2014 Mesa Theater – Grand Junction, CO
10/31/2014 Marquee Theater – Denver, CO
11/01/2014 Blue Moose – Iowa City, IA
11/02/2014 Amsterdam Bar & Hall – St. Paul, MN
11/04/2014 Mojoes – Joliet, IL
11/05/2014 Emerson Theater – Indianapolis, IN
11/06/2014 Frankies – Toledo, OH*
11/07/2014 Agora Ballroom – Cleveland, OH*
11/08/2014 Hard Luck – Toronto, ON*
11/09/2014 California Brew Haus – Rochester, NY
11/11/2014 Heirloom Arts Theatre – Danbury, CT*
11/12/2014 Coco 66 – Brooklyn, NY*
11/13/2014 Championship – Trenton, NJ*
11/14/2014 Empire – West Springfield, VA*
11/15/2014 The Firehall – Dillsburg, PA*
11/16/2014 Greene Street – Greensboro, NC*
11/18/2014 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA*
11/20/2014 Backbooth – Orlando, FL*
11/21/2014 Epic Problem – Tampa, FL*
11/22/2014 Venue 1904 – Jacksonville, FL*
11/24/2014 Tomcats – Fort Worth, TX*
11/25/2014 Walters – Houston, TX*
11/26/2014 Dirty Dog – Austin, TX*
11/28/2014 Pub Rock – Phoenix, AZ*
11/29/2014 Chain Reaction – Anaheim, CA*

RIVERS OF NIHIL on Death’s (DTA Tours) Swamp Leper Stomp ‘14
w/ Obituary, Massacre:
11/14/2014 Club Nokia Los Angeles, CA
11/15/2014 Ramona Mainstage – Ramona, CA
11/16/2014 DNA Lounge – San Francisco, CA
11/18/2014 Studio Seven – Seattle, WA
11/19/2014 The Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC w/ Untimely Demise
11/21/2014 MacEwan Ballroom – Calgary, AB w/ Untimely Demise
11/22/2014 Riddell Centre – Regina, SK w/ Untimely Demise
11/23/2014 Park Theatre – Winnipeg, MB w/ Untimely Demise
11/24/2014 Amsterdam Bar & Hall – St. Paul, MN w/ Untimely Demise
11/25/2014 The Metro – Chicago, IL
11/26/2014 Agora Theatre and Ballroom – Cleveland, OH
11/27/2014 The Opera House – Toronto, ON
11/28/2014 Club Soda – Montreal, QC
11/29/2014 Brighton Music Hall – Allston, MA
11/30/2014 Best Buy Theatre – New York, NY
12/03/2014 Empire – North Springfield, VA
12/04/2014 Tremont Music Hall – Charlotte, NC
12/05/2014 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
12/06/2014 Orpheum – Tampa, FL
12/07/2014 Grand Central – Miami, FL

SECRET CUTTER:
9/21/2014 Uninvited Fest – Brooklyn, NY w/ Weedeater, Elder, Marching Teeth, Cosmic Shakedown, The Fog [info]

SECRETS OF THE SKY:
10/04/2014 LuciFest – Salt Lake City, UT w/ Godhunter, Demon Lung, Reproacher, Sorxe [info]
10/12/2014 Hemlock Tavern – San Francisco, CA w/ Godhunter, Sorxe
10/18/2014 The District Tavern – Tucson, AZ @ SWTF III w/ Primitive Man, North, Windmill Of Corpses [info]

SOCIETY SUCKER:
9/13/2014 Reggie’s – Wilmington, NC *record release show w/ Criminal Instinct, Discourse, Heavy Chains, Fairlane, Rapid Change

SORXE:
10/02/2014 The Hive – Flagstaff, AZ w/ Godhunter
10/03-04/2014 Mojo’s Music Venue – Odgen, UT @ Lucifest II w/ Godhunter, Secrets of the Sky, more
10/05/2014 Lion’s Lair – Denver, CO w/ Godhunter
10/06/2014 TBA – Casper, WY w/ Godhunter
10/07/2014 The Shredder – Boise, ID w/ Godhunter
10/08/2014 The Hop – Spokane, WA w/ Godhunter
10/09/2014 The Shakedown – Bellingham, WA w/ Godhunter
10/10/2014 Victory Lounge – Seattle, WA w/ Godhunter
10/11/2014 The Know – Portland, OR w/ Godhunter
10/12/2014 Hemlock Tavern – San Francisco, CA w/ Godhunter
10/13/2014 Black Flame Collective – San Bernadino, CA w/ Godhunter
10/18/2014 Rialto Theatre – Tucson, AZ @ Southwest Terror Fest w/ Neurosis, The Body, Author & Punisher [info]
11/15/2014 Complex – Glendale, CA @ Midnite Communion II w/ Cough, Invdrs [info]

SOUTHWEST TERROR FEST III: The Western Front:
10/16-19/2014 The Rialto Theatre & The District Tavern – Tucson, AZ [info]
w/ Neurosis, Sunn O))), Goatsnake, Pelican, -16-, The Body, Eagle Twin, Baptists, Author & Punisher, The Fucking Wrath, Primitive Man, Blackqueen, Night Demon, Obliterations, North, Take Over And Destroy, Secrets Of The Sky, Godhunter, Sex Prisoner, Sorxe, Twingiant, Spiritual Shepherd, Windmill Of Corpses, Conqueror Worm

TELOCH VOVIN:
9/12/2014 Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, NY w/ Lord Almighty, Occultation, Nexul, Black Witchery [info]
9/13/2014 Voltage Lounge – Philadelphia, PA w/ Pissgrave, Nexul, Krieg, Black Witchery [info]
9/20/2014 The Factory Underground – Wilkes-Barre, PA @ Wrath Of The Goat 3 Fest [info]
10/10/2014 Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, NY @ The Rage Of Armageddon 2 Fest [info]

TÝR w/ Eluveitie, Metsatöll:
9/19/2014 Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD
9/20/2014 Chop Shop – Charlotte, NC
9/21/2014 Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
9/22/2014 The Orpheum – Ybor City, FL
9/23/2014 Culture Room – Fort Lauderdale, TX
9/25/2014 Warehouse Live – Houston, TX
9/26/2014 Tequila Rock Room – San Antonio, TX
9/27/2014 Granada Theater – Dallas, AZ
9/29/2014 Club Red – Tempe, CA
10/2/2014 House of Blues – West Hollywood, CA
10/3/2014 Ramona Mainstage – Ramona, CA
10/4/2014 Assembly Music Hall – Sacramento, CA
10/5/2014 Oakland Metro Opera House – Oakland, CA
10/6/2014 Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
10/7/2014 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
10/8/2014 Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC
10/10/2014 Union Hall – Edmonton, AB
10/11/2014 MacEwan Ballroom – Calgary, AB
10/13/2014 Garrick Centre – Winnipeg, MB
10/14/2014 Mill City Nights – Minneapolis, MN
10/15/2014 House of Blues – Chicago, IL
10/16/2014 St. Andrew’s Hall – Detroit, MI
10/17/2014 Phoenix Theatre – Toronto, ON
10/18/2014 Corona Theatre -Montreal, QC
10/19/2014 Imperial de Quebec – Quebec City, QC
10/21/2014 Royale Boston -Boston, MA
10/22/2014 Irving Plaza – New York, NY

ULCERATE w/ Wormed, Gigan, Solace of Requiem +1 TBA:
11/21/2014 Vera – Groningen, NL
11/22/2014 Baroeg – Rotterdam, NL
11/23/2014 MTC – Cologne, DE
11/24/2014 Podium Grenswerk – Venlo, NL
11/25/2014 Club Kamikaze – Mechelen, BL
11/26/2014 Glazart – Paris, FR
11/27/2014 Le Ferrailleur – Nantes, FR
11/28/2014 TBA – FR
11/29/2014 Razz3 – Barcelona, SP
11/30/2014 Caracol – Madrid, SP
12/01/2014 Sonora – Erandio, Vizacaya, SP
12/02/2014 Le Korigan – Luynes (Aix-en-Provence), FR
12/03/2014 LO-FI – Milano, IT
12/04/2014 Freak Out Club – Bologna, IT
12/05/2014 Downi – Worblaufen, CH
12/06/2014 Nurnberg Deathfest – Nurnberg, DE
12/07/2014 The Escape – Vienna, AT
12/08/2014 ShowBarlang – Budapest, HU
12/09/2014 Modra Vopice – Prague, CZ
12/10/2014 TBA – Berlin, DE
12/11/2014 Pumpehuset – Copenhagen, DK
12/12/2014 Hammerschmiede – Kassel, DE
12/13/2014 TBA – Mannheim, DE
12/14/2014 Willemeen – Arnhem, NL

WHITECHAPEL w/ Upon A Burning Body, Glass Cloud:
10/04/2014 Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing – Philadelphia, PA
10/10/2014 Expo Five – Louisville, KY
10/11/2014 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
10/12/2014 Cannery Ballroom – Nashville, TN
10/13/2014 Zydeco – Birmingham, AL
10/14/2014 Backbooth – Orlando, FL
10/15/2014 Culture Room – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
10/16/2014 The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
10/18/2014 Scout Bar – Houston, TX
10/19/2014 Backstage Live – San Antonio, TX
10/20/2014 The Door – Dallas, TX
10/21/2014 Club Patron – Odessa, TX
10/23/2014 The Nile – Mesa, AZ
10/24/2014 Hard Rock Live – Las Vegas, NV
10/25/2014 SOMA – San Diego, CA
10/26/2014 San Manuel Amphitheatre – San Bernardino CA * KNOTFEST 2014
10/28/2014 Oakland Metro Opera House – Oakland, CA
10/29/2014 Hawthorne Theatre – Hawthorne, OR
10/31/2014 Studio Seven – Seattle, WA
11/01/2014 Knitting Factory – Boise, ID
11/02/2014 Murray Theater – Murray, UT
11/03/2014 The Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
11/05/2014 Wooly’s – Des Moines, IA
11/06/2014 The Bottom Lounge – Chicago, IL
11/07/2014 Magic Stick – Detroit, MI
11/08/2014 The Opera House – Toronto, ON
11/09/2014 Club Soda – Montreal, QC
11/10/2014 The Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY
11/12/2014 Trocadero – Philadelphia, PA
11/13/2014 The Ottobar – Baltimore, MD
11/14/2014 The Norva – Norfolk, VA

WOLVHAMMER w/ Mortals:
10/28/2014 Bug Jar – Rochester, NY
10/30/2014 13th Floor – Northampton, MA
10/31/2014 Dusk – Providence, RI
11/01/2014 Geno’s – Portland, ME
11/03/2014 Metronome – Burlington, VT
11/04/2014 TT The Bears – Boston, MA
11/05/2014 Acheron – New York, NY
11/06/2014 Brighton Bar – Long Branch, NJ
11/07/2014 Sidebar – Baltimore, MD
11/08/2014 Kung Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA
11/09/2014 Belvedere’s – Pittsburgh, PA
11/11/2014 Now That’s Class – Cleveland, OH
11/12/2014 Ace of Cups – Columbus, OH
11/13/2014 5th Quarter Lounge – Indianapolis, IN

YOB w/ Pallbearer [remaining dates]:
9/13/2014 Truckstop Alaska – Gothenburg, SE
9/14/2014 Hostsabbat @ Betong – Oslo, NO
9/16/2014 Tavastia – Helsinki, FI
9/17/2014 Slakthuset – Stockholm, SE
9/18/2014 Loppen – Copenhagen, DK
9/19/2014 Connewitz – Leipzig, DE
9/20/2014 Firlej – Wroclaw, PL
9/21/2014 Bi Nuu – Berlin, DE
9/23/2014 Klub 007 – Prague, CZ
9/24/2014 Arena – Vienna, AT
9/25/2014 PMK – Innsbruck, AT
9/26/2014 Gaswerk – Winterthur, CH
9/27/2014  Lo-fi Club – Milan, IT
9/29/2014 Le Romandie – Lausanne, CH
9/30/214 Jubez – Karlsruhe, DE
10/01/2014 Blackship – Montpellier, FR
10/02/2014 Razzmatazz3 – Barcelona, ES
10/03/2014 Villamanuela – Madrid, ES
10/04/2014 Amplifest – Porto, PT
10/05/2014 ES ESonora – Erandio, ES
10/06/2014 Le Dynamo – Toulouse, FR
10/07/2014 Le Ferrailleur – Nantes, FR
10/08/2014 Glazart – Paris, FR
10/10/2014 Kyttaro Club – Athens, GR
10/11/2014 Desertfest – Antwerp, BE

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GOATWHORE Readies For Forthcoming Live Assaults; Additional Dates Announced

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Louisiana blackened thrash perpetrators, GOATWHORE, are currently readying for their next round of headlining live assaults. Slated to commence in Houston on September 15th, the band will quash nearly two dozen US cities including recently added dates in Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, New York, Virginia, Georgia and Florida as well as five shows supporting death rock/horror punk icons, Samhain! From there, GOATWHORE will bring their canticles of chaos overseas for a European invasion with Dying Fetus, Malevolence and Fallujah. The lengthy expedition embarks on November 8th in Liege, Belgium and comes to a ceremonial close on December 19th in Hamburg, Germany.

Due to the upcoming birth of his first son, GOATWHORE bassist James Harvey will be sitting out both tours. In the interim, the band has enlisted bassist TA from San Antonio blackened death horde, HOD.

Comments Harvey of his absence, “Unfortunately, I will be staying home for the upcoming tour dates with Samhain as well as the European tour with Dying Fetus. This is due to the upcoming birth of my first son by my longtime girlfriend, Lorrena. He is due between the middle and the end of September and I will be staying home to fulfill my paternal duties. Obviously we have known about this for months and have planned accordingly – our friend TA from the Texas band, HOD, will be filling in on bass duties for the upcoming US tour. I am bummed that I will not be able to go back out on the road for the rest of the year, but I’m sure everyone understands the gravity of welcoming a new life into the world.  I wish the best of luck to the guys on the upcoming runs and hope to see everyone soon.”

GOATWHORE Live Assaults:
9/15/2014 Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX
9/16/2014 Tomcat’s – Ft Worth, TX
9/17/2014 Launchpad – Albuquerque, NM
9/18/2014 Club Red – Tempe, AZ
9/19/2014 The Wiltern – Los Angeles, CA w/ Samhain, Kyng
9/20/2014 The Warfield – San Francisco, CA w/ Samhain, Kyng
9/21/2014 Rotture – Portland, OR
9/22/2014 Crocodile – Seattle, WA
9/24/2014 Sunshine Studios – Colorado Springs, CO
9/25/2014 Riot Room – Kansas City, MO  late show
9/26/2014 The Rev Room – Little Rock, AR
10/23/2014 FuBar – St Louis, MO *
10/24/2014 Vaudeville Mews – Des Moines, IA *
10/25/2014 Surly Brewery – Brooklyn Center, MN *
10/26/2014 Cobra Lounge – Chicago, IL *
10/28/2014 Bug Jar – Rochester, NY *
10/29/2014 Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA w/ Samhain, Midnight
10/31/2014 The Howard Theatre – Washington DC w/ Samhain Midnight
11/01/2014 Best Buy Theater – New York, NY w/ Samhain, Midnight
11/02/2014 War Memorial - Vinton, VA *
11/03/2014 The Jinx – Savannah, GA *
11/04/2014 Vinyl Music Hall – Pensacola, FL *
w/ Dying Fetus, Malevolence, Fallujah:
11/08/2014 Fonck – Liege, BE
11/09/2014 Turock – Essen, DE
11/10/2014 11er – Frankfurt, DE
11/11/2014 Beatclub – Dessau, DE
11/12/2014 Meet Factory – Prague, CZ
11/13/2014 Rockfabrik – Ludwigsburg, DE
11/14/2014 Lido – Berlin, DE
11/15/2014 Dynamo – Eindhoven, NL
11/16/2014 Exhaus – Trier, DE
11/17/2014 Audio – Brighton, GB
11/18/2014 Clwb Ifor – Bach Cardiff, GB
11/19/2014 Cathouse – Glasgow, GB
11/20/2014 Voodoo Lounge – Dublin, IE
11/21/2014 Sound Control – Manchester, GB
11/22/2014 Slade Rooms – Wolverhampton, GB
11/23/2014 Garage – London, GB
11/24/2014 Divan Du Monde – Paris, FR
11/25/2014 La Dynamo – Toulouse, FR
11/26/2014 Escenario – Santander, ES
11/27/2014 Hard Club – Porto, PT
11/28/2014 Penélope – Madrid, ES
11/29/2014 Estraperlo – Club Badalona, ES
11/30/2014 Paloma – Nimes, FR
12/01/2014 Le Tremplin – Clermont-Ferrand, FR
12/02/2014 Kiff – Aarau, CH
12/03/2014 Circolo Colony – Brescia, IT
12/04/2014 Backstage – München, DE
12/05/2014 Blue Hell – Budapest, HU
12/06/2014 Gala Hala – Ljubljana, SI
12/07/2014 Flying Circus – Cluj-Napoca, RO
12/08/2014 Jet Rock – Sofia, BG
12/09/2014 Club Rockstadt – Brasov, RO
12/10/2014 Collosseum – Kosice, SI
12/11/2014 Viper Room – Wien, AT
12/12/2014 Rockfabrik – Nürnberg, DE
12/13/2014 Voxhall – Aarhus, DK
12/14/2014 John Dee – Oslo, NO
12/16/2014 Nosturi – Helsinki, FI
12/18/2014 Debaser Medis – Stockholm, SE
12/19/2014 Kaiserkeller, Große Freiheit – Hamburg, DE
*recently added

GOATWHORE is currently touring in support of their devouring Constricting Rage Of The Merciless full-length. Unleashed in July via Metal Blade Records, Constricting Rage Of The Merciless debuted at #81 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart, toppling their last entry position of #171 with Blood For The Master. The infernal masterwork also ranked in at #21 on Billboard’s Rock chart, #7 on the Hard Rock chart, #13 on the Independent chart and, boasting ten mutinous tracks of thick, predatory, subterranean metal, continues to raise the eyebrows of fans and critics globally.

“…a blasphemous blast…” — Decibel Magazine

“…the new high water mark of the group’s work thus far…” – Metal Injection

GOATWHORE channels every evil impulse of its blackened death thrash into Constricting Rage of the Merciless…” – Austin Chronicle

“…a fucking solid release and one wild ride down the highway to Hell…” – Invisible Oranges

“…a brutally bleak aural onslaught that will no doubt get metal heads pumping their fists and headbanging along with these pummeling anthems of chaos and despair.” – Pop Matters

“…one of extreme metal’s most unheralded, blue-collar bands…” – Sputnik Music

“…a masterful work of extreme metal…” – Dead Rhetoric

…an instant classic…” – Headbangorgtfo.com

“…an entirety evil and enticing record.” – KillYourStereo


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MEGATON LEVIATHAN: Psychedelic Doom Conjurors Unveil “The Foolish Man” At Cvlt Nation; New Full-Length Out TODAY Via Seventh Rule

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

In celebration of the official unveiling of Past 21 Beyond The Arctic Cell, the newest full-length from Portland otherworldy doom brooders, MEGATON LEVIATHAN, today Cvlt Nation thrusts forth second movement, “The Foolish Man” featuring Henry Barnes of Bastard Noise on homemade sitar.

Elaborates Cvlt Nation, “‘The Foolish Man” is a journey of massive proportions; once you step into its world, you are caught in swirling northern winds as you watch Aurora Borealis dance across the sky. It’s a bleak place, but also captivating; the drone washes into your ear canals and echoes through your skull, piercing your consciousness and communicating with your very braincells. This is universe music.”

Take a voyage with “The Foolish Man,” now playing at THIS LOCATION.

And if you missed the last expedition, get consumed by “Past 21,” still streaming at Invisible Oranges at THIS LOCATION.

Out today via Seventh Rule Recordings, Past 21 Beyond The Arctic Cell was mixed by MEGATON’s newest resident thaumaturgist, Mort Subite (V.I.I.R.L., Alfheimr, Benighted In Sodom live), and is a near lethal dose of solemn audio narcotic, shifting the listener somewhere outside the realm of space-time for the duration of its dissociative transduction from speakers to brain. Glacial, yet burning with divine fire, Past 21’s spell is simultaneously whispered in a hallowed chapel, and torn from a throat rent by the gnashing of teeth. Aquarius Records crowns the record, “gorgeously tranced-out psych-doom bliss of the highest order,” Invisible Oranges notes, “Like elder experimentalists, MEGATON LEVIATHAN are driven to create, explore, and meddle with moods,” Sea of Tranquility relays, “[Andrew James] Costa weaves some heavy, ponderous riffs that are supported by spacey keyboards and electronics as well as meditative drums/percussion. When vocals do float into the mix, they are more of the haunting, ethereal, and melodic variety, almost like something you would hear on an old Pink Floyd or Eloy record from the 1970s. ‘The Foolish Man’ sees these ominous vocal sections drifting over bubbling synths and droning sitar, while eerie chants waft in like tempting weed smoke over slow, funeral doom riffs on the crawling death march that is the near thirteen-minute ‘Arctic Cell,’” while the Portland Mercury adds, “MEGATON LEVIATHAN’s new long-player crawls at a glacial pace, and smacks of a band working to give their listeners more than a song. Droning atmosphere and psychedelia join down-tuned rumblings and sweeping riffs, and the Portland band offers an organic experience—not just another sonic pummeling. MEGATON LEVIATHAN seems to be looking for something more, and wants you to turn off for a while and start looking, too.”

In April of 2014, MEGATON founder and lone original member, Andrew James Costa Reuscher and Subite took Past 21 on the road for a first round of West Coast dates featuring heavy visual elements, with Reuscher the unifying human component, and Subite as the hidden hand, mixing live audio. MEGATON LEVIATHAN later tapped V.I.I.R.L. drummer Markus Covello to join the fold. With Reuscher handling vocal and guitar operations, and Subite continuing his live audio duties, this revamped, three-man cast now forms the core of the MEGATON LEVIATHAN live experience. See a listing of remaining performances of their US tour below.

MEGATON LEVIATHAN Live 2014:
9/09/2014 The Crown – Baltimore, MD
9/10/2014 Static Age – Asheville, NC
9/12/2014 Springwater – Nashville, TN
9/14/2014 Siberia – New Orleans, LA
9/15/2014 TBA – Austin, TX
9/16/2014 TBA – Dallas, TX
9/18/2014 Bar Bar – Denver, CO

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EARSPLIT PR: Roundup From The Compound – September 8, 2014

Monday, September 8th, 2014

EARTH: Primitive And Deadly LP Out Now On Southern Lord; US Tour Underway – Following months of buildup to the release of the Seattle outfit’s newest works, this week, Primitive And Deadly, the immense tenth album from EARTH, is officially available to the public worldwide. [More…]

WOLVHAMMER: First Wave Of Desanctifying North America 2014 Tour Announced – Like rubbing battery acid into an open wound, WOLVHAMMER is now chasing the release of their grating new album, Clawing Into Black Sun, with live actions across the Americas, having just announced the initial leg of their multi-pronged Desanctifying North America 2014. [More…]

EXHUMED: West Coast Gore Hounds Return To The Road This Fall – West Coast gore hounds, EXHUMED, will take to the streets this Fall on another rash of live incursions with extreme metal technicians Carcass and manic death thrashers Noisem. [More…]

UFOMAMMUT Announces Details Of Fifteen Year Anniversary DVDUFOMAMMUT, Italian sorcerers of supernatural and obliterating doom, have been very busy behind the scenes following the release of their widely acclaimed ORO collection on Neurot Recordings and the Magickal Mastery Tour of 2013 and 2014, which saw them performing music from across their canon. [More…]

SORXE: Debut Album By Phoenix Doom/Sludge Quartet Out Now, Streaming At American Aftermath – The ominously titled Surrounded By Shadows, the debut full-length release from Phoenix, Arizona-based psychedelic doom quartet, SORXE, is out now. [More…]

HOD: Texas Blackened Death Horde Unleash New Ode Of Iniquity Via Skulls ‘n’ Bones; Book Of The Worm Release Day Looms – With the official detonation of HOD’s long-anticipated Book Of the Worm full-length now less than one week away, today the crypt keepers at Skulls ‘N’ Bones vomit forth “Den Of Wolves” from the San Antonia blackened death deviants. [More…]

ATRIARCH: Ritualistic Death/Doom Collective To Release An Unending Pathway Via Relapse Records This Fall; Teaser Track Posted + Preorders Available – Hailing from the Pacific Northwest, ATRIARCH is a mesmerizing death/doom metal force encompassing haunting atmospheres and droning avalanches of ritualistic sludge, a living entity comprised of four parts, offering catharsis through sonic ritual. [More…]

RINGS OF SATURN Lugal Ki En Approaches; iTunes Preorders Available – As RINGS OF SATURN’s disparaging Lugal Ki En encroaches inundating the human population, this week preorders for the album via iTunes are made apparent, following the disbursal of links to the physical manifestation of the album in recent weeks. [More…]

AMERICAN HERITAGE: Trailer For Sixth And Final Album Issued – As the sixth and final album from Chicago’s infamous AMERICAN HERITAGE, entitled Prolapse nears  release this Fall via Solar Flare Records, an official trailer for the release including the newly-released cover art by A.W. Sommers and more has been issued. [More…]

PIG HEART TRANSPLANT: New Works From Iron Lung Side Venture Now Playing – Ignore all false representations of truly apocalyptic and fully predatory soundtrack-style audio behind, and succumb to the engulfing For Mass Consumption, the second full-length documentation of the recorded dementia of Iron Lung’s Jon Kortland’s solo outing, PIG HEART TRANSPLANT. [More…]

YOB: Neurot Debut Clearing The Path To Ascend Out NOW! Mammoth European Tour Underway – As Clearing The Path To Ascend, the Neurot Recordings debut from YOB, finally sees the light of day, the band has embarked on a mammoth European tour, with support from Pallbearer. [More…]

Noisey Presents NOLA: Life, Death And Heavy Blues From The Bayou; Trailer Posted – Noisey, the music arm of VICE, is proud to present NOLA: Life, Death And Heavy Blues From The Bayou, a seven-part series examining the people and the culture that helped foster bands like Down, Eyehategod, Crowbar, Acid Bath, Goatwhore and many others. [More…]

GUST Releases New Track From Southern Lord Debut Via Cvlt Nation; New European Tour Dates Announced – Trollhättan, Sweden-based GUST, in preparation of the upcoming release of their self-titled second LP, and first with Southern Lord, today sets a new track from the album loose via Cvlt Nation. [More…]

CANNIBAL CORPSE: American Death Metal Icons Debut “The Murderer’s Pact” On FULL METAL JACKIE; A Skeletal Domain Release Day Draws Near – This weekend, death metal devotees will get to hear the devouring cadence of CANNIBAL COPRSE’s “The Murderer’s Pact” from their forthcoming new full-length, A Skeletal Domain, along with an in-depth interview with bassist Alex Webster, on Full Metal Jackie’s syndicated radio show! [More…]

INTERNAL BLEEDING: Lyric Video From Fifth Full-Length By NYC Slam Instigators Now Playing At Skulls ‘N’ Bones – As Imperium, the first new album in more than a decade from institutional New York City-based death metal outfit, INTERNAL BLEEDING, is being prepared to see its official unveiling late this month, a lyric video from the release is now viewable via Skulls ‘N’ Bones. [More…]

LO-PAN: Ohio Volume Dealers Premiere “Vox” At The Obelisk; American Trek With Black Cobra Continues – While Ohio volume dealers, LO-PAN, traverse the US alongside amplification duo, Black Cobra, today The Obelisk streams “Vox” from the band’s forthcoming Colossus full-length. [More…]

CALM HATCHERY: Selfmadegod Prepares Third Full-Length From Polish Death Squad For Fall Release; New Single + Preorders Posted – Having entered the studio this time last year, Polish death metal squad, CALM HATCHERY, has finished work on their new full-length, which is now completed and slated for release via Selfmadegod Records. [More…]

HIDEOUS DIVINITY: Italian Death Legion Get “Sinister And Demented” At Decibel Magazine; Cobra Verde Preorders Available – Italian death metal horde, HIDEOUS DIVINITY, who feature within their ranks former members of Hour Of Penance and Ghouls, is preparing to unleash Cobra Verde, their second full-length via Unique Leader next month. [More…]

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YOB: Neurot Debut Clearing The Path To Ascend Out NOW! Mammoth European Tour Underway

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

As Clearing The Path To Ascend, the Neurot Recordings debut from YOB, finally sees the light of day, the band has embarked on a mammoth European tour, with support from Pallbearer.

States the New York Times of the band’s latest studio realization, “YOB, from Eugene, Oregon led by singer and guitarist Mike Scheidt, likes slow tempos but doesn’t necessarily need them; it puts more emphasis on technical flourishes and stays a bit more within the minor-key, semi-operatic and philosophical traditions of doom metal,” upon the album’s stateside release. Stereogum equally approved, in an Album Of The Week review issuing, “when Clearing The Path… is playing, it doesn’t sound like a really good doom metal album. It barely even sounds like music that’s being made by humans. It sounds like the night sky opening up before you. It sounds like surrender of the soul.”

“This part of the album gets dark, but it also has a sense of beauty and resolve,” said Scheidt of the track “Unmask The Spectre,” furthering that, “the mood and atmosphere nod equal parts to old and new YOB… It’s one of my favorite things we’ve ever done.” Hear for yourself RIGHT HERE.

Clearing The Path To Ascend is available now via Neurot Recordings HERE. The vinyl pressing will be out via Relapse Records on September 16th.

YOB is currently decimating Europe on a five-week tour of the continent, with support from Arkansas doom outfit, Pallbearer, the trek running into the second week of October in support of  Clearing The Path To Ascend.

YOB w/ Pallbearer [remaining dates]:
9/04/2014 The Fleece – Bristol, UK
9/05/2014 Roadhouse – Manchester, UK
9/06/2014 Audio – Glasgow, UK
9/07/2014 Brudenell Social Club – Leeds, UK
9/08/2014 The Underworld – London, UK
9/10/2014 FZW – Dortmund, DE
9/11/2014 Vera – Groningen, NL
9/12/2014 Atlas – Aarhus, DK
9/13/2014 Truckstop Alaska – Gothenburg, SE
9/14/2014 Hostsabbat – Oslo, NO
9/16/2014 Tavastia – Helsinki, FI
9/17/2014 Slakthuset – Stockholm, SE
9/18/2014 Loppen – Copenhagen, DK
9/19/2014 Connewitz – Leipzig, DE
9/20/2014 Firlej – Wroclaw, PL
9/21/2014 Bi Nuu – Berlin, DE
9/23/2014 Klub 007 – Prague, CZ
9/24/2014 Arena – Vienna, AT
9/25/2014 PMK – Innsbruck, AT
9/26/2014 Gaswerk – Winterthur, CH
9/27/2014 Lo-fi Club – Milan, IT
9/29/2014 Le Romandie – Lausanne, CH
9/30/214 Jubez – Karlsruhe, DE
10/01/2014 Blackship – Montpellier, FR
10/02/2014 Razzmatazz3 – Barcelona, ES
10/03/2014 Villamanuela – Madrid, ES
10/04/2014 Amplifest – Porto, PT
10/05/2014 ES ESonora – Erandio, ES
10/06/2014 Le Dynamo – Toulouse, FR
10/07/2014 Le Ferrailleur – Nantes, FR
10/08/2014 Glazart – Paris, FR
10/10/2014 Kyttaro Club – Athens, GR
10/11/2014 Desertfest – Antwerp, BE

Recorded at Gung Ho Studio in Eugene, notorious for its reserve of vintage equipment, alongside the band’s longtime cohort and iconic sound-sage, Billy Barnett, Clearing The Path To Ascend was mastered by Brad Boatright (Sleep, Beastmilk, Nails) at Audiosiege. As is the YOB way, the album’s four movements don’t simply offer a vacuous glimpse into the already riff-soaked doom genre, they demand the tandem attention of mind, body, and soul, etching a mark across a sound that finds YOB as formidable as they’ve ever been. True ascension requires a destruction of those barriers that prevent any movement forward. Unsurprisingly, YOB pummels any and all of these obstacles with absolute authority, clearing the way for a genuinely visceral listening experience and climbing upward into a realm that sets the band in a heavy metal place that has been and will always remain wholly their own.


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AUSLÄNDER: Michigan Punk ‘N’ Roll Perpetrators Release New Full-Length Via Domestic Genocide

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Grand Rapids punk ‘n’ roll perpetrators, AUSLÄNDER, are pleased to untether their self-titled debut via Domestic Genocide Records!

Featuring past and current members of street rock unit Ten Second March alongside melodic punk instigators the Krabs, the trio has been stalking the DIY underground circuit for over two decades. United under the moniker of AUSLÄNDER – German for “outsider” – in 2013, the band spews an infinitely catchy maelstrom of amped up, straightforward punk rock focused on their hometown, the working class struggle they’ve all lived and simply hanging out and boozing with friends. Their honesty might offend, but AUSLÄNDER makes no apologies. Fans of Stiff Little Fingers, Cockney Rejects, Ani-Heroes and The Business pay heed.

Ausländer was written and produced by the band at Rotten Studios in Grand Rapids, mixed and mastered by Ryan Cunningham at Blackport Audio and boasts eight furiously bratty tracks of fuck all awesomedingers! Check out live footage of the band leveling the Tip Top in Grand Rapids earlier this Summer below.

Ausländer Track Listing:
1. Bombs Away
2. Never Give Up
3. We Don’t Wanna Be
4. Total Fucked Up Mess
5. I Hate Hipsters
6. For The Boys
7. Brats And Beer
8. Ausländer

Ausländer is currently available via domestic Genocide Records at THIS LOCATION.

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Small Stone Records Destroyed By Floods; Fundraiser Launched

Monday, August 18th, 2014

Last week, debilitating storms dumped flood water throughout the Detroit area, including the offices of Small Stone Records, label home of Sasquatch, Wo Fat, Greenleaf, Lord Fowl, Dixie Witch, Roadsaw and so many others. Gear and product were both destroyed and insurance is only going to go so far, so we’re coming together to help Scott Hamilton from Small Stone with some of the massive expense of cleaning up from this flood. Hamilton’s support for heavy music over the last nineteen years that he’s run Small Stone has never wavered and this is a chance to help somebody who’s helped us by enriching our lives with great bands and great riffs.

A recent post by The Obelisk details, “It was painful last week to see the pictures of the Small Stone Records offices, flooded out from powerful storms that tore through the Detroit area. Still sealed label product floating through dirty water, files and CDs, the fruit of countless hours of work on the part of label owner Scott Hamilton, simply ruined. In one of the pictures, however, you can also see a floating vacuum cleaner, and that’s also important, because it reminds us that more even than being where kickass riffs come from, this is somebody’s home.

Scott is somebody whose tastes and whose efforts have helped greatly to shape the course of American heavy rock in the last decade-plus. Whether you’re a fan of Dixie Witch or Roadsaw or Sasquatch or Wo Fat or anyone else on his enviable roster, chances are even if you don’t listen to those bands, someone in a band you listen to does. Small Stone has become the standard-bearer, and you can see the influence it has had not only in bands going for ‘that Small Stone sound,’ but also in labels who have come up in the last several years wanting to support the music they’re passionate about in a similar way.

But again, this is about more than music. It’s Scott‘s house too, and that’s why it’s so important that this community comes together to help him out. You and I are part of a worldwide subculture. Don’t believe me? Go to a show anywhere and look around you. It’s the same every place you go, and that’s no mistake. One of our own — someone who’s directly participated in making this weird, ongoing thing to which we belong — needs our help. Frankly, that should be enough to make you want to get involved.”

Donations are being taken through the middle of next month, but since it’s a water cleanup process and there’s the ever-present threat of mold, time’s a factor.

To donate point your browser to THIS LOCATION. Every bit helps. Thank you for your support.

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UNISONIC: Heavy Metal Supergroup Releases “Exceptional” Making-Of Video; Light Of Dawn Full-Length To Drop Stateside Next Week

Friday, August 8th, 2014

“Exceptional,” the latest video from heavy metal supergroup, UNISONIC, made its official US premiere via Metal Insider last month. The song appears on the band’s sophomore full-length, Light Of Dawn, set to drop in North America next Tuesday. In celebration of its release, the band – who feature within their illustrious ranks former Helloween vocalist Michael Kiske, guitarists Kai Hansen (Gamma Ray, also ex-Helloween) and Mandy Meyer (Asia, Gotthard and Krokus), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany’s Pink Cream 69) – are pleased to unleash a special “Exceptional” making-of video which takes fans behind-the-scenes of the shoot. Check it below.

Spring of 2014 saw UNISONIC produce the twelve new tunes that make up Light Of Dawn, all of which are performed with near-surgical precision and punctuated by Kiske’s world-class vocals.  “Our first world tour has really welded us together,” said the singer of the group’s unmistakable evolution. “The touring made us realize the importance of a congenial atmosphere for our creativity and how much I missed this team spirit over the past twenty years. Only musicians who feel really comfortable with each other can deliver their optimum performance.” Dennis Ward, a driving force within the unit, one of its main composers and, as on 2012’s self-titled debut, its producer, agrees: “At the end of the day, you have to tour to get immediate fan reactions to your material. In this respect, the shows were very interesting and extremely encouraging. There’s no doubt that they gave UNISONIC enough energy to make working on Light Of Dawn child’s play for everybody involved.”

In a 9/10 review of the record, Dead Rhetoric notes, “The key to a successful power metal group is emphasizing strengths and keeping your eyes on the dynamic songwriting prize, and these Germans deliver in spades. Light Of Dawn sets the bar even higher for UNISONIC’s headline status, and will be one of the must have metal albums for 2014.” Elsewhere Dangerdog crowns Light Of Dawn “melodic metal at it’s finest,” while Sea Of Tranquility, in a 4.5/5 review, calls it, “another immensely enjoyable UNISONIC release,” furthering that, “…Kiske’s vocals are soaring once again on ‘Your Time Has Come’ inspiring thoughts of those wonderful Helloween releases he appeared on as does ‘Find Shelter.’”

Light Of Dawn follows the band’s For The Kingdom EP released digitally in North America in May. The six track collection features album track “For The Kingdom,” exclusive EP number “You Come Undone” as well as four live recordings from their show at the Masters Of Rock Festival 2012 in the Czech Republic.

Light Of Dawn will see its Stateside release via Eagle Rock imprint Armoury Records on August 12th, 2014.


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