Monthly Archives: January 2013

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Metal Blade has announced that the Brutal Death metal act HOUR OF PENANCE are confirmed as the new opening act on the CANNIBAL CORPSE/DEVILDRIVER tour. HOUR OF PENANCE are replacing WINDS OF PLAGUE who canceled their participation in the tour.

CANNIBAL CORPSE will be finishing all mainland European shows while DEVILDRIVER will finish the UK dates. Catch them all here:


09/02/13 – FI – Oulu – Teatrie Oulu
10/02/13 – FI – Tampere – Pakkahuone
11/02/13 – FI – Helsinki – Nosturi
13/02/13 – SE – Stockholm – Göta Källare
14/02/13 – SE – Gothenburg – Brewhouse
15/02/13 – DK – Copenhagen – Amager bio
16/02/13 – DK – Aarhus – Train
17/02/13 – DE – Hamburg – Grünspan
19/02/13 – NL – Tilburg – 013
20/02/13 – DE – Köln – Essigfabrik
21/02/13 –…

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Nuclear Blast has issued that the Swedish melodic death metallers SOILWORK, whose new massive double album “The Living Infinite” will be released on March 1, kick off a fan video contest today! Fans can express their creativity by creating their own video clip for either the song `Spectrum Of Eternity´ or `This Momentary Bliss´, upload it to YouTube, let their work be judged by the band and eventually get the chance to win

– lifetime free entry to any SOILWORK concert (except for festival shows)
– a meet&greet with the band at the first concert
– a premium “The Living Infinite” bundle, incl. the album as a digipak CD and on vinyl, plus a t-shirt !


Click here for further information on the contest and to download the songs with lyrics: The contest ends on the album release date – March 1, 2013!

As we reported yesterday

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Massive Music has issued as follows:

The beginning of “Back To The Black Tour 2013” is just tremendous! Despite snow and cold we had full capacity shows in Berlin, Jena and Groningen. Gigs in Essen, Hamburg and Kassel were sold out! It’s an awesome prelude to what’s ahead of us. Each night panzer division VADER takes no prisoners! The new program of entire “Black To The Blind” and “Sothis” albums has met an particularly warm reception. ABORTED raze everything to the ground with their brutal grind death metal and supporting bands brilliantly play the role of warm-ups. We have great fun on tour and the audiences give their best! Next shows ahead, we’ll give more news soon!


First week of the European part of Back to the Black tour is behind us. During this time we visited clubs in Germany and the Netherlands. The shows emanate tremendous energy and the…

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Nuclear Blast has issued that the Legendary New York hardcore combo MADBALL will headline this year’s 4th part of the European “Rebellion Tour” that’ll take place in March. They’ll be joined by TERROR, COMEBACK KID, YOUR DEMISE, AYS and THE SETUP – be in for the action on the following dates:


14.03. NL Amsterdam – Melkweg
15.03. D Berlin – Astra
16.03. D Hamburg – Markthalle
17.03. D Essen – Weststadthalle
18.03. D Saarbrücken – Garage
19.03. CH Solothurn – Kofmehl
20.03. D München – Backstage
21.03. A Wien – Arena
22.03. PL Krakow – Kwadrat
23.03. D Leipzig – Werk2
24.03. B Diest – Den Amer


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HATEBREED‘s new album, The Divinity Of Purpose, is set to be released on January 29th in North America via Razor & Tie, and on January 25th in the UK/Europe via Nuclear Blast. The band has launched an exclusive, full album stream preview of the new release. To access it, fans can visit the band’s recently re-launched official website, This first listen opportunity will be available until midnight on Sunday, January 27th.

The Divinity Of Purpose was co-produced by Hatebreed, Zeuss (SUICIDE SILENCE, ALL THAT REMAINS, Shadows Fall) and Josh Wilbur (LAMB OF GOD, AVENGED SEVENFOLD). This is the band’s sixth album to date.


The Divinity Of Purpose tracklisting:

‘Put It To the Torch’
‘Honor Never Dies’
‘ExplicitOwn Your World’
‘The Language’
‘Before the Fight Ends You’
‘Dead Man Breathing’
‘The Divinity of Purpose’
‘ExplicitNothing Scars Me’
‘Bitter Truth’
‘ExplicitBoundless (Time To Murder It)’

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Back in 2008, photographer and lifetime MOTÖRHEAD fan Pep Bonet met up with his favorite rock & roll band to capture their European tour. Since then, Bonet’s traveled around the world with Lemmy Kilmister, Phil Campbell and Mikkey Dee, capturing everything from soundchecks and backstage antics to studio time and intimate personal moments. Bonet’s photos are compiled in a new book, Röadkill, which you can order on his website.


Now you can check out this exclusive multimedia collection of Bonet’s pictures, narrated by the photographer himself.

“I admired these people before I met them,” says Bonet in the clip, “and I can say I admire them more now because I’ve seen the reality of the best rock & roll band in the world.”


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Nuclear Blast has issued that the New York death metal veterans, SUFFOCATION, have uploaded the second album trailer for their upcoming release Pinnacle of Bedlam. Watch guitarist Terrance Hobbs discussing the title and artwork of their latest soon-to-be-death-metal-classic below.

Trailer #1

Pinnacle of Bedlam deluxe digipak track listing:
01. Cycles Of Suffering
02. Purgatorial Punishment
03. Eminent Wrath
04. As Grace Descends
05. Sullen Days
06. Pinnacle Of Bedlam
07. My Demise
08. Inversion
09. Rapture Of Revocation
10. Beginning Of Sorrow
Bonus: The making of Pinnacle of Bedlam DVD

Suffocation - Pinnacle Of Bedlam - Artwork

The brand new tracks “Cycles of Suffering” and “As Grace Descends” are available for streaming and free download now!

Pinnacle of Bedlam was produced by the band and tracked at Full Force Studios in New York by longtime collaborator Joe Cincotta. The mixing and mastering was handled this time around by world renowned producer/engineer Zeuss (HATEBREED, ARSIS, SUICIDE…

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