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Metal And Hardcore Round-Up (05-02-09)

Posted by - 10:24 AM on 05/02/09
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Thanks to Alex for putting this together!

Metal & Hardcore Round-UpNews

Panic Records has signed Massachusetts' The Effort.

Skeletonwitch will begin tracking their new album at Studio Litho and Soundhouse Recording in Washington with producer Jack Endino on June 14th.

Willowtip Records has signed Germany's Defeated Sanity.

Job for a Cowboy have completed recording the new album, Ruination, at Audio Hammer Productions in Florida with production from Jason Suecof. Metal Blade Records will release the album in July.

Oceano "dropped off the Autumn Offering tour. We'll make it up to you, we promise."

Post a clip of your best Ahhnold impersonation and you could be on the next Austrian Death Machine album, Double Brutal, which is due out early fall via Metal Blade records.

Winds of Plague have entered Sound Temple Studios in California with producer Daniel Castleman to record the band's new album, The Great Stone War.

This is Hell have parted ways with Trustkill Records. The band is currently seeking a new label to release their upcoming album.

Imagine It Records have signed Nebraska's The Matador. The band posted a new song entitled "Booger Beer" on Myspace.

On May 7th, Guitar Hero: World Tour will offer a downloadable Ferret Music/Metal Blade Track Pack, featuring "Grave of Opportunity" by Unearth, "Dez Moines" by The Devil Wears Prada, and "On Broken Glass" by Chimaira.

Evergreen Terrace have set Almost Home as the title of their upcoming album. The band entered the studio last week to begin recording. Metal Blade Records will release the album in September.

Demiricous have parted ways with Metal Blade Records. Guitarist Scott Wilson also left the band, and he was replaced by two new guitarists, Scott Broner and Mike Morgan.

Music and Videos

Zao's new album, Awake?, can be streamed on Myspace.

Torche's music videio for "Across the Shields" can be seen here.

Starring Janet Leigh posted a new song entitled "Mistress" on Myspace.

Bury Your Dead posted a new song entitled "It's Nothing Personal" on Myspace.

Impending Doom's music video for "More Than Conquerors" can be seen here.

Forever in Terror posted a new song entitled "Fallacy of a Memory" on Myspace.

Anaal Nathrakh posted two new songs, "More of Fire Than Blood" and "The Lucifer Effect" on Myspace.

Isis' new album, Wavering Radiant, can be streamed on Myspace.

Clips from The Black Dahlia Murder's upcoming DVD, Majesty, can be seen here and here.

For Today posted a new song entitled "Saul of Tarsus" on Myspace.

Another Breath posted a new song entitled "Belly of a Whale" on Myspace.

Gallows' new album, Grey Britain, can be streamed on Myspace.


Tour Dates

Folsom, Lionheart, Life or Death, and Suffer the Loss will be touring together:
5/21 Las Vegas, NV @ Eastside Joes
5/22 Yuma, AZ @ Open Aired
5/23 Tucson, AZ @ Jacobs YMCA
5/24 Albuquerque, NM @ The Compound
5/25 Lubbock, TX @ The Way
5/26 San Antonio, TX @ Rock Bottom
5/27 Laredo, TX @ Seven Days Tavern
5/28 Monterrey, Nuevo León @ Bar Ibex
5/29 McCallen, TX @ Nikki Rowe VFW Hall
5/30 Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald's
6/1 Austin, TX @ Red 7
6/2 New Braunfels, TX @ Thirsty's
6/3 Shreveport, LA @ H&H
6/4 Madison, AL @ TBA
6/5 Orlando, FL @ Blackbox Collective
6/6 Miami, FL @ The Dugout
6/7 Tampa, FL @ Transitions Skate Park
6/8 Augusta, GA @ Sector 7G
6/9 Wilmington, NC @ The Soapbox
6/10 Raleigh, NC @ TBA
6/11 Baltimore, MD @ Sidebar
6/12 Wilmington, DE @ Mojo
6/13 Nagatuck, CT @ Nagatuck American Legion
6/14 Reading, PA @ The Silo
6/15 Brooklyn, NY @ Europa
6/16 Albany, NY @ Bogies
6/17 Rochester, NY @ The Penny Arcade
6/18 Erie, PA @ The Forward Hall
6/19 Pittsburgh, PA @ The Subculture
6/20 Altoona, PA @ The Lions Den
6/21 Toledo, OH @ TBA
6/22 Columbus, OH @ TBA
6/23 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Mixtape Cafe
6/24 Huron, MI @ The Grotto Port
6/25 Springfield, IL @ The Black Sheep
6/26 Chicago, IL @ The Almighty Garage
6/27 St. Louis, MO @ TBA
6/28 Memphis, TN @ The Hi Tone
6/29 Tulsa, OK @ The Pinkeye
6/30 Lees Summit, MO @ Lake Lotawana VFW
7/1 Omaha, NE @ Sokol Underground
7/2 Cannon City, CO @ The F.O.E Hall
7/3 Denver, CO @ The Marquis

Torche and Harvey Milk will be touring together:
7/11 Miami, FL @ Churchills
7/12 Gainesville, FL @ Common Grounds
7/13 Birmingham, AL @ Bottletree
7/14 Memphis, TN @ Hi Tone
7/16 Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
7/17 Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theater
7/18 Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
7/19 Columbus, OH @ Ravari Room
7/20 Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop
7/21 Buffalo, NY @ Tralf Music Hall
7/23 Toronto, ON @ Lee's Palace
7/24 Montreal, QC @ La Sala Rossa
7/25 Cambridge, MA @ Middle East Downstairs
7/26 Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
7/28 Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
7/29 Washington DC @ Rock n Roll Hotel
7/30 Charlotte, NC @ Milestone
7/31 Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
8/1 Athens, GA @ 40 Watt Club

Emarosa, Our Last Night, In Fear and Faith, I See Stars, Burden of a Day, and Broadway will be touring together for The Artery Foundation Across the Nation 2009 tour:
6/19 Louisville, KY @ Bulldog Cafe
6/20 Chicago, IL @ Mojoes
6/21 St. Louis, MO @ Fubar
6/22 Tulsa, OK @ King Of Clubs
6/23 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
6/24 Albuquerque, NM @ The Compound
6/26 San Diego, CA @ Epicentre
6/27 Pomona, CA @ The Glasshouse
6/29 Fresno, CA @ The Exit
7/1 Los Gatos, CA @ The Venue
7/2 Stockton, CA @ Stockton Empire Theatre
7/3 Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk
7/4 Roseburg, OR @ Riversdale Grange
7/5 Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
7/6 Boise, ID @ The Venue
7/7 Salt Lake City, UT @ Studio 600
7/8 Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black Sheep
7/10 Dallas, TX @ The Max
7/11 San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
7/12 Houston, TX @ Java Jazz
7/13 Metairie, LA @ The High Ground
7/14 Jacksonville, FL @ The Pit
7/15 Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue
7/16 Douglasville, GA @ The Brewery
7/17 Virginia Beach, VA @ Club Relevant
7/18 West Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
7/19 Allentown, PA @ Croc Rock
7/20 Vineland, NJ @ Hangar 84
7/21 New York, NY @ Gramercy Theartre
7/22 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft
7/23 Montreal, QC @ Underworld
7/24 Toronto, ON @ The Reverb
7/25 Mt. Clemens, MI @ The Hayloft
7/26 Buffalo, NY @ Xtreme Wheels
7/28 Toledo, OH @ Headliners
7/29 Grand Rapids, MI @ The MixTape
7/30 Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theatre
7/31 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
8/1 Dayton, OH @ The Attic Club

Hatebreed, Chimaira, Dying Fetus, Toxic Holocaust, and Winds of Plague will be touring together:
7/31 Rochester, NY @ Water Street
8/2 Traverse City, MI @ The Terminal
8/6 Ft. Wayne, IN @ Piere's
8/8 Springfield, MO @ Remmington's
8/10 Ft. Collins, CO @ Aggie Theater
8/11 Grand Junction, CO @ Mesa Theater & Club
8/13 Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
8/14 Sparks, NV @ New Oasis
8/15 Chico, CA @ Senator Theater
8/16 Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst
8/17 Ventura, CA @ Majestic Ventura Theater
8/18 Pomona, CA @ Glasshouse
8/19 Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theater
8/21 Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom
8/22 Austin, TX @ Emo's
8/23 Corpus Christ, TX @ Concrete St. Amphitheater
8/24 Lafayette, LA @ Grant Street Dancehall
8/25 Little Rock, AR @ The Village
8/26 Jackson, MS @ Fire
8/27 Knoxville, TN @ Valarium
8/28 N. Myrtle, SC @ House of Blues SC
8/29 Norfolk, VA @ The Norva
8/30 Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
9/1 Millvale, PA @ Mr. Small's Theater
9/2 Scranton, PA @ Tink's

The Number Twelve Looks Like You, The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza, and Stray from the Path will be touring Canada together:
5/21 Windsor, Ontario @ Chubby Pickle
5/22 St. Catharine's, Ontario @ L3 Nightclub
5/23 Toronto, Ontario @ Kathedral
5/24 Ottawa, Ontario @ Maverick's
5/25 Montreal, Quebec @ The Underground
5/26 Quebec City, Quebec @ L'Anti
5/28 Oshawa, Quebec @ EP Taylor's
5/30 Guelph, Ontario @ Shadow
5/31 Hamilton, Ontario @ Casbah

The Acacia Strain, Evergreen Terrace, Unholy, and Cruel Hand will be touring together:
7/17 Doylestown, PA @ Doylestown Moose Lodge
7/18 Wilmington, DE @ Harmony Grange
7/19 West Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
7/21 Mt. Clemens, MI @ Hayloft
7/22 Evansville, IN @ Boney Junes
7/23 Iowa City, IA @ The Picador
7/25 Fort Wayne, IN @ Sunset Hall
7/26 Toledo, OH @ Headliner's
7/27 Erie, PA @ Forward Hall
7/28 Albany, NY @ Northern Lights
7/29 Burlington, VT @ TBA
7/30 Manchester, NH @ Rockos
7/31 Bucksport, ME @ The Kave
8/1 Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater


In Stores Now

Animals As Leaders - Animals As Leaders
Birds of Prey - The Hell Preacher
Clutch - Slow Hole to China (re-release)
God Dethroned - Passioindale
Heaven & Hell - The Devil You Know
Lord Mantis - Spawning the Nephilim
Unanimated - In the Light of Darkness
War from a Harlots Mouth - In Shoals


In Stores This Week

Candlemass - Death Magic Doom
Cauldron - Chained to the Nite
The Chariot - Wars and Rumors of Wars
The Devil Wears Prada - With Roots Above and Branches Below
Earth Crisis - To the Death
Gallows - Grey Britain
Hatebreed - For the Lions
Isis - Wavering Radiant
Psychostick - Sandwich
Zao - Awake?



The Devil Wears Prada - With Roots Above and Branches Below (Drew Beringer)


Recommendation of the Week

Tuesday will be a great day for any fan of heavy music, with lots of great releases coming out. The Chariot's new album is good; Earth Crisis never disappoints; Gallows are solid; the Hatebreed covers CD is fun; Isis are always good; and Zao's latest is pretty good. It's also nice to see that The Effort got signed; they're a great local band.


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10:46 AM on 05/02/09
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I'm glad This Is Hell is off Trustkill, they deserve better.
11:03 AM on 05/02/09
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i believe number twelve and tony danza will also be playing a small show on 5/27 in oneonta,ny with johnny booth
11:04 AM on 05/02/09
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.....i mean vermont, not oneonta. sorry.
11:04 AM on 05/02/09
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I'm glad This Is Hell is off Trustkill, they deserve better.

I want to play Dez Moines on Guitar Hero so fucking bad!
11:17 AM on 05/02/09
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Sweet, new Evergreen Terrace and Austrian Death Machine albums this year! And Job for a Cowboy could be enjoyable.
11:55 AM on 05/02/09
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Does anyone here think that Winds of Plague has any redeeming qualities?
01:41 PM on 05/02/09
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danza coming to guelph sweet, wish they were headlining that tour
02:41 PM on 05/02/09
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Does anyone here think that Winds of Plague has any redeeming qualities?
The first song off of the newest album was kinda cool.
02:45 PM on 05/02/09
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The first song off of the newest album was kinda cool.
That isn't much now is it haha.
03:06 PM on 05/02/09
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Wow. I am really impressed with The Effort. Another very promising young band from MA.
04:35 PM on 05/02/09
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shame about This Is Hell
04:42 PM on 05/02/09
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shame about This Is Hell
Disagree. While they would have fit in well on Trustkill 5-10 years ago, they are no longer the same label. These days you always hear the few heavy bands left on the label talking about how poorly they're treated. This is Hell deserves better, and I'm sure they'll find it.
05:17 PM on 05/02/09
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Does anyone here think that Winds of Plague has any redeeming qualities?

Don't bother.

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