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Metal and Hardcore Round-Up (07/25/09)

Posted by - 11:26 AM on 07/25/09
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11:27 AM on 07/25/09
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Cold as Life guitarist Emery Keathley passed away as the result of a heart attack, leaving behind a young son and another child on the way in three weeks. May he rest in peace. Donations can be made via PayPal to kateymuffinbrain@yahoo.com.

Burst will be going on an "indefinite hiatus" following their first US tour.

Anthrax have parted ways with vocalist Dan Nelson. As a result, they have been forced to cancel their upcoming tour dates.

Nuclear Blast Records have signed Sweden's Unleashed as they celebrate their 20th anniversary.

Six Feet Under are currently in the studio recording Graveyard Classics 3, a new album of covers.

Prosthetic Records have signed Washington's Trap Them. They will release an EP through Southern Lord Records before a full length on Prosthetic in the first half of 2010.

Left to Vanish have parted ways with drummer Paul Meredith and are looking for a replacement.

Mightier Than Sword Records have signed Massachusetts' Mountain Man (featuring members of Verse and Last Lights).

Dear Life's trailer full of equipment was stolen in California.

Deathwish Inc. will release Lewd Acts' Black Eye Blues on September 1st and Doomriders' Darkness Come Alive on September 29th.

Through the Eyes of the Dead have entered Geller Cellar Studios in New York to record their self-produced third album. Prosthetic Records is expected to release the effort early next year.

Dethklok, the animated death metal band from Adult Swim's Metalocalypse, will release The Dethalbum II on September 8th via Williams Street Records.

See my live pictures of Unearth and Bury Your Dead here and here, respectively. Also watch my interview with Bury Your Dead here.


Music and Videos

Death Before Dishonor's new album, Better Ways to Die, can be streamed on myspace.

A remix of Mastodon's "Oblivion" by DJ Troublemaker can be downloaded here.

Burnt by the Sun posted a new song entitled "There Will Be Blood" on myspace.

Steel Panther's music video for "Community Property" can be seen here.

Man Must Die posted a new song entitled "Gainsayer" on myspace.

New Lows posted a new song entitled "Plague Grounds" on myspace.

Maylene and the Sons of Disaster's music video for "Step Up (I'm on It)" can be seen here.

Otep are broadcasting their band rehearsals here.

Behemoth posted a new song entitled "Shemhamforash" on myspace.

Eryn Non Dae.'s music video for "The Decline and the Fall" can be seen here.

Hackneyed posted a new song entitled "Finger on the Trigger" on myspace.

Dead and Divine posted a new song entitled "Neon Jesus" on myspace.

A preview of the bonus DVD accompanying Behemoth's Evangelion can be seen here.

Biclops posted a new song entitled "Salieri" on myspace.

A new Armored Saint demo song entitled "Loose Cannon" can be downloaded for free here.

Emmure posted a new song entitled "Bars in Astoria" on myspace.


Tour Dates

Stray From the Path and Blood of Me will be touring together:
8/14 Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater
8/15 Vineland, NJ @ Hanger 84
8/16 Crofton, MD @ MACC
8/17 Fredericksburg, VA @ Golden Monkey Tattoo
8/18 Danville, VA @ Plan B
8/20 Goldsboro, NC @ The Poetic Shangri-la
8/21 Charleston, SC @ Weekends Pub
8/22 Macon, GA @ The Refuge
8/23 Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue
8/26 Austin, TX @ Emo's
8/27 San Antonio, TX @ The White Rabbit
8/28 Houston, TX @ Java Jazz
8/29 Wichita Falls, TX @ 169 Legion Hall
8/30 Wichita, KS @ Eagles Lodge
9/1 Poplar Bluff, MO @ The Well
9/2 Indianapolis, IN @ Studio 8
9/4 Dayton, OH @ The Attic
9/6 Erie, PA @ Forward Hall

Thick as Blood
and Venia will be touring together:
with Endwell:
8/21 Farmington, MO @ Long Memorial Hall
8/22 Wichita, KS @ Eagle’s Lodge
8/23 Mission, MO @ Mission Theatre
8/24 Jefferson, SD @ Jefferson Community Center
8/26 Pocatello, ID @ Bannock Co. Fairgrounds
with Endwell and Lionheart:
8/27 San Jose, CA @ The Urgency
8/29 Canoga Park, CA @ The Cobalt Cafe
8/30 Whitter, CA @ The Green Turtle
9/1 Phoenix, AZ @ The Modified Arts
9/2 El Paso, TX @ Chics
9/3 Wichita Falls, TX @ The Legion 169
9/5 San Antonio, TX @ The White Rabbit
9/6 Mcallen, TX @ The Incubator
9/7 Metairie, LA @ The Higher Ground
9/8 Pensacola, FL @ Legion Post 33
9/9 Tampa, FL @ Transitions Art Gallery
9/11 Miami, FL @ The Dugout
9/12 Jacksonville, FL @ The Pit
9/13 Goose Creek, SC @ Weekends Pub
9/14 Dansville, VA @ Plan B
9/15 Virginia Beach, VA @ Gil’s Bar and Grill
9/16 Fredricksburg, VA @ Golden Money Tattoo
9/17 Crofton, MD @ The Macc
9/18 Edison, NJ @ Clara Barton Hall
9/19 Manchester, NH @ Rockos
9/20 Rochester, NY @ The Penny Arcade
9/21 Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
9/22 Holyoke, MA @ The Waterfront Tavern
9/23 Brooklyn, NY @ The Tanger Hillel Hall
with Lionheart:
9/24 Charleroi, PA @ Club Octane
9/25 Cleveland, OH @ Roc Bar
9/26 Cincinnati, OH @ The Warsaw Arena
9/27 Springfield, IL @ The Blacksheep Cafe
9/29 Indianapolis, IN @ The Murphy Arts Building
9/30 Mount Morris, MI @ The Pony Keg
10/1 Louisville, KY @ Uncle Pleasents
10/2 St. Louis, MO @ Fubar
10/4 Buffalo, MN @ The Vault

Emmure, Stick to Your Guns, Evergreen Terrace, For Today, and Oceano will be touring together for the Hard Knock Life Tour:
9/2 Farmington, NM @ Gators
9/3 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
9/4 Tulsa, OK @ Marquee Theatre
9/5 Springfield, MO @ Remington's
9/6 St. Louis, MO @ Pop's
9/8 Iowa City, IA @ Picador
9/9 Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theatre
9/10 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
9/22 Charlotte, NC @ Amos Southend
9/23 Charleston, SC @ Music Farm
9/24 Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern
9/26 Pensacola, FL @ American Legion
9/28 Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theatre
9/29 Nashville, TN @ Rocket Town
More dates to be announced soon.

Born of Osiris, All Shall Perish, After the Burial, Caliban, and Suffokate will be touring together for the Night of the Living Shred Tour:
9/4 Stockton, CA @ Empire Theatre
9/5 Irvine, CA @ LiskFest w/ As I Lay Dying
9/6 Las Vegas, NV @ Red Electric
9/7 Farmington, NM @ Gator's
9/8 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
9/10 Oklahoma City, OK @ Bricktown Live
9/11 St. Louis, MO @ Pop's
9/12 Nashville, TN @ The Muse
9/13 Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue
9/14 St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre
9/15 Jacksonville, FL @ Edge
9/16 Pensacola, FL @ The Legion
9/17 New Orleans, LA @ The High Ground
9/18 Houston, TX @ Java Jazz
9/19 San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
9/20 Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX @ Ridglea Theater
9/22 Dayton, OH @ The Attic
9/23 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
9/24 Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
9/25 Vineland, NJ @ Hangar 84
9/26 Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
9/28 Manchester, NH @ Rocko's
9/29 Montreal, QC @ Le Tulipe
9/30 Toronto, ON @ The Opera House
10/2 West Dundee, IL @ Clearwater Theatre
10/3 Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theatre

It Dies Today, Vanna, and Arsonists Get All the Girls will be touring together:
9/10 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
9/11 Hartford, CT @ Webster Underground
9/12 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft
9/13 South Hackensack, NJ @ School Of Rock
9/14 Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
9/16 Jacksonville, NC @ Hooligan's
9/17 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
9/18 Spartansburg, SC @ Ground Zero
9/19 Mobile, AL @ Alabama Music Box
9/23 East Houston, TX @ The Java Jazz
9/24 San Antonio, TX @ Scout Bar
9/25 Dallas, TX @ Trees
9/27 Denver, CO @ The Marquis Theatre
9/28 Farmington, NM @ Gator's
9/30 Tempe, AZ @ The Sets
10/1 Los Angeles, CA @ Whisky A Go Go
10/6 Colorado Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
10/10 Detroit, MI @ Harpo's
10/14 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
10/15 Syracuse, NY @ Lost Horizon
10/16 Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place
10/17 Toronto, CA @ Wreck Room

Gojira, Burst, and Zoroaster will be touring together:
9/21 Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
9/22 Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
9/24 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
9/25 New Orleans, LA @ The Hangar
9/27 Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
10/2 Orlando, FL @ The Social
10/5 Knoxville, TN @ Valarium
10/6 St. Louis, MO @ Pop's Nite Club w/ Goatwhore, The Berzerker, Warbringer
10/7 Milwaukee, WI @The Rave Bar
10/9 Mokena, IL @ The Pearl Room

Epica, Daath, and Blackguard will be touring together next year:
1/26 West Springfield, VA @ Jaxx Nightclub
1/27 Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero
1/29 New York, NY @ The Blender Theatre at Gramercy
1/30 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
1/31 Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
2/1 Toronto, QC @ MOD Club
2/3 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
2/4 Mokena IL @ The Pearl Room
2/5 Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
2/6 St. Paul, MN @ Station 4
2/8 Winnipeg, MB @ Royal Albert Arms
2/10 Edmonton, AB @ Starlite
2/11 Calgary, AB @ Warehouse
2/13 Victoria, BC @ Sugar Nightclub
2/14 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
2/15 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
2/17 West Hollywood, CA @ Key Club
2/19 Mesa, AZ @ U.B.'s Bar
2/20 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
2/22 Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
2/23 Tulsa, OK @ Marquee
2/24 Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
2/25 San Antonio, TX @ Scout Bar
2/27 Raleigh, NC @ Volume 11
2/28 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade


Poison The Well - The Tropic Rot (Daigle lol)
See The Light - Maranatha (Klatzke)


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11:33 AM on 07/25/09
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Dang, there is quite a few gaps between dates on the Vanna It Dies Today tour. Hopefully they announce a date in or near Kansas
11:39 AM on 07/25/09
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i really did enjoy goodbye to the gallows, but this trash that emmure has released lately is inexcusable
11:43 AM on 07/25/09
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That Steel Panther song/video is hilarious. Truly a touching ballad.

Also, Dethklok doesn't have a "c" in it.
11:45 AM on 07/25/09
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Anthrax kicked that guy to the curb really quickly, holy shit. XD
11:47 AM on 07/25/09
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That Steel Panther song/video is hilarious. Truly a touching ballad.

Also, Dethklok doesn't have a "c" in it.
Good eye, thanks. I always end up with at least one typo that someone catches in these round-ups.

I was half expecting someone to complain about me posting the Steel Panther video because it's not "metal," but I'm glad someone appreciates it.
11:50 AM on 07/25/09
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also, beyond pumped to see what Mike Ranne brings to TTEOTD. my bitter end never got any love.
11:52 AM on 07/25/09
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Blahhh nothing too exciting.
Sweet pics of Unearth though.
11:55 AM on 07/25/09
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Blahhh nothing too exciting.
Sweet pics of Unearth though.
Thanks. Great dudes. And if you are or ever were a fan of BYD, check that interview. They were a lot of fun (and a little drunk).
12:07 PM on 07/25/09
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Haha yeah, if I were them I'd want to be a little drunk as well to feel okay about producing the music that they do. Sucks cause I'm sure they are nice dudes.
12:11 PM on 07/25/09
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Its Dead and Divine not Dead and Devine
12:14 PM on 07/25/09
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Might attend that born of osiris show in west dundee
12:24 PM on 07/25/09
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The Mastadon remix link is dead.
12:27 PM on 07/25/09
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The Mastadon remix link is dead.
Edited with new working link.

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