Gatecreeper Releases “Desperation” Music Video

Arizona death metal Gatecreeper just premiered a new music video for the song “Desperation,” taken from forthcoming debut album “Sonoran Depravation.”

“We chose a robbery-gone-wrong scenario, focusing on the bloody aftermath and suspenseful get-away rather than the initial violenc,” elaborates the band of the clip. “The performance footage was filmed with a single camera in hopes of capturing the energy and intensity of our live shows to match the main character’s desperation as he tries to escape the horror he has created. In the end, the worlds collide leaving the viewer questioning what was real and what was a hallucination.”

New album “Sonoran Depravation” is set for an October 7th release via Relapse Records, and Gatecreeper will hit the road for a U.S. tour alongside Skeletonwitch and Iron Reagan in late September.

9/23/2016 Club Congress – Tucson, AZ
9/26/2016 Depot District O Bar – Lubbock, TX
9/27/2016 SoundPony – Tulsa, OK
9/28/2016 RockHouse Live Midtown – Memphis, TN

w/ Skeletonwitch, Iron Reagan, Oathbreaker:
9/29/2016 The Earl – Atlanta, GA
9/30/2016 The Jinx – Savannah, GA
10/01/2016 Crowbar – Tampa, FL
10/02/2016 The Atlantic – Gainesville, FL
10/03/2016 Sluggo’s – Pensacola, FL *
10/04/2016 Siberia – New Orleans, LA
10/05/2016 White Oak – Houston, TX
10/06/2016 RBC – Dallas, TX
10/07/2016 Barracuda – Austin, TX
10/08/2016 The Sandbox – El Paso, TX *
10/09/2016 Rebel Lounge – Phoenix, AZ
10/10/2016 Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA
10/11/2016 The Roxy – Los Angeles, CA
10/12/2016 DNA Lounge – San Francisco, CA
10/14/2016 Panic Room – Portland, OR
10/15/2016 Highline – Seattle, WA
10/16/2016 Wastelander Studios – Boise, ID *
10/17/2016 Metro Bar – Salt Lake City, UT
10/18/2016 Marquis Theater – Denver, CO
10/29/2016 Within These Walls Fest – Mesa, AZ*
*GATECREEPER Only

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Ultar Premieres New Song & Music Video “Azathoth” From Upcoming New Album “Kadath”

Siberian black metal outfit Ultar (previously known as Deafknife) premieres a new song and music video entitled “Azathoth”, taken from the upcoming new album “Kadath”, which will be out in stores October 21 through Temple of Torturous Records. Kadath was mastered by Mell Dettmer (Sunn o))), Fyrnask, Earth, Below The Sun, etc).

Check out now “Azathoth” below.

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To The Wind Premieres Music Video For Title Track Of Upcoming New Album “The Brighter View”

To The Wind premieres a music video for the title track from the upcoming third studio album “The Brighter View”, which will be out in stores October 7th through Pure Noise Records.

Check out now “The Brighter View” below.

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Atanor Releasing Self-Titled EP

Iron Bonehead Productions has set October 14th as the international release date for Atanor’s self-titled debut EP. The label comments:

“A very new entity, Atanor surprisingly exhibit the finesse and elan of veterans on Atanor. Its four stout, surging tracks bustle and burrow with an indefinable intensity, sweeping the expanse of black metal history whilst betraying no clear-cut influences.

“There is just as much muscle as there is mysticism in Atanor’s soundworld, and each of those four tracks are aptly titled to convey the magnitude of their vision: chronologically ‘Storms of Black Fire,’ ‘Fires of Death,’ ‘Mystical Rays of Darkness,’ and ‘Revelations.’ Moving from one to the next, a certain totality emerges across Atanor that instills visions much like its striking cover art – etheric yet dense, sanguine but from an unknown source, palpable but painfully out of reach.

“Altogether, it’s a bewitching spell, and one that enraptures further with each successive spin. Atanor are the ancients’ rebirth, and the cauldron has only just begun to stir…”

1. Storm of Black Fire
2. Fires of Death
3. Mystical Rays of Darkness
4. Revelations

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Car Bomb Announces “Meta” Album Release

Metal enigma Car Bomb announces third full-length album “Meta” is coming October 28th, with pre-orders online at this location.

To introduce “Meta” to the world, Car Bomb chose to launch things in a cryptic way. On August 15th, the band emailed individual 5-second sound clips to select fans, with no explanation or instructions. Fans quickly connected with one another via social media and began piecing the clips together. In about one week, the work was completed and one full song was revealed: opening track, “From the Dust of This Planet.”

A rich, 3-minute slice of what lies in store, “From the Dust of This Planet” churns and shifts, expanding and contracting like a conscious and schizophrenic machine – listen in below.

“Meta” was produced by Gojira’s Joe Duplantier and Car Bomb guitarist Greg Kubacki, and mixed and mastered byJosh Wilbur (Megadeth, Lamb of God, Hatebreed, Escape the Fate). The album was tracked at Silver Cord Studio in Brooklyn, New York, the studio co-owned by Joe Duplantier and Car Bomb drummer Elliot Hoffman.

1. From the Dust of This Planet
2. Secrets Within
3. Nonagon
4. Gratitude
5. Constant Sleep
6. The Oppressor (featuring Joe Duplantier of Gojira)
7. Black Blood
8. Sets (featuring Frank Mullen of Suffocation)
9. Cenotaph
10. Lights Out
11. Infinite Sun

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GWAR Gearing Up For Fall U.S. Tour Dates

Following the GWAR B-Q bash, your lords and masters from GWAR are pleased to announce another round of tour dates for this October. Joining the tour are Darkest Hour and Mutoid Man.

This trek kicks off October 27th in Norfolk, VA and runs through October 30th in Washington, DC. Tickets for the Washington DC show go on sale August 25th while Norfolk and Millvale shows go on sale this Friday August 26th.

These new dates are in addition to previously announced show with Crowbar and Mutoid Man as well as an appearance at Riot Fest Chicago. A completed list of dates can be found below. It has also been confirmed that Sleazy P. Martini will be accompanying the band on all of these dates, who had the following to say:

“As manager of GWAR and America’s benevolent deep state dictator Sleazy P. Martini. I want to encourage as many Americans as possible to shun the false left-right dichotomy that is politics and make their voices heard by coming out to see GWAR defend their belts on tour this year. And while your vote will have no effect on the Presidential election this year you can take pleasure in watching Trump and Clinton fight to the death. So come out and support democracy by watching GWAR take on all comers in a political death match knowing that at least it’s not rigged… this time.”

w/Crowbar, Mutoid Man
9/14: Cincinnati, OH @ Bogarts
9/15: Cleveland, OH @ Agora
9/16: Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest (Humbolt Park)
9/17: Detroit, MI @ Harpos
9/18: Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom

w/Darkest Hour, Mutoid Man
10/27: Norfolk, VA @ The Norva
10/28: Millville, PA @ Mr. Smalls
10/29: Brooklyn, NY – Venue TBA
10/30: Washington, DC @ 930 Club

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Exodus Announces More European Tour Dates

Bay Area thrash group Exodus just announced more tour dates for the “Battle Of The Bays” European tour in October / November 2016, alongside famed Florida death metal squad Obituary.

Support will come from influential NYC groove crossover metallers Prong and Australian wrecking machine King Parrot. Find all dates below.

Singer Steve “Zetro” Souza commented on the announcement: “Metalheads all over Europe have waited for a tour of this magnitude, Obituary, Exodus, Prong, and King Parrot, this one will be talked about for years to come! Battle Of The Bays! I can guarantee Exodus will be ready for battle! See you in the pit!”

21.10. D Hannover – Capitol NEW!
22.10. F Lille – Aeronef
23.10. F Rennes – L’Etage
24.10. F Paris – Elysée Montmartre
25.10. UK London – Electric Ballroom
27.10. UK Glasgow – Garage
28.10. UK Manchester – Academy 2
29.10. UK Birmingham – o2 Academy 2
30.10. UK Southampton – Engine Rooms
01.11. B Antwerp – Trix NEW!
02.11. NL Tilburg – 013 NEW!
03.11. NL Leeuwarden – Neushoorn NEW!
04.11. D Köln – Live Music Hall NEW!
05.11. DK Aarhus – Voxhall
06.11. DK Copenhagen – Pumpehuset
08.11. D Dortmund – FZW NEW!
09.11. D Berlin – Huxley’s NEW!
10.11. D Leipzig – Taubchenthal NEW!
11.11. PL Warsaw – Progresja
12.11. PL Katowice – Mega Club
13.11. CZ Ostrava – Garaz NEW!
15.11. RO Bucharest – Arenele Romane
16.11. H Budapest – Dürer Kert
17.11. HR Zagreb – Tvornica Club
18.11. A Vienna – Arena NEW!
19.11. I Bologna – Zona Roveri NEW!
20.11. CH Zurich – Komplex NEW!

More EXODUS dates:
w/ KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, UNEARTH
01.09. USA San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom
02.09. USA Los Angeles, CA – The Novo
03.09. USA Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl

08.10. J Tokyo – Loudpark
26.11. LUX Esch/Alz. – Bang Your Head

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New Album “Beyond The Mind” Set For Release By Dehumanized

New York death metal bruisers Dehumanized are set to return with the third full length album, “Beyond the Mind.” Comatose Music will the album on October 28th. A teaser video for “Beyond the Mind” can be viewed below.

Following the esteemed 2012 release “Controlled Elite,” the band spent the past four years composing a monumental force of violence that will surpass all expectations. With this new release, Dehumanized combines thought provoking lyrics with a deeply rooted and signature NY blast and slam style. Everything is skillfully coalesced to forge this masterpiece of devastation that is executed with dynamic precision and relentless brutality.

Beyond the Mind was recorded at the renowned Full Force Studio and the massive audio production dialed in by Joe Cincotta. Plus fascinating artwork by the always talented Tony Koehl. Don’t miss what’s sure to be an instant classic.

The track list is as follows:

1. Worthless Prosperity
2. P.C.C.R
3. Beyond the Mind
4. Black Market 2099
5. Abyss Ambassador
6. One North
7. The First Immortal
8. Last Words
9. Drawn by Blood
10. Telepathics

Check out the preview clip here:

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Massacre Records Inks Deal With Miracle Flair, New Album “Angels Cast Shadows” Detailed

After signing on with Massacre Records, Swiss melodic metal act Miracle Flair will release the second longplayer “Angels Cast Shadows” on October 20th worldwide.

The band intended the first release to be in the hard rock direction, however with the new album the material is decidedly heavier and more metallic. “Angels Cast Shadows” is peppered with melodic/epic/symphonic metal which shows a new and unique way. Worldwide release will be via Massacre Records.

After a soul searching journey, Miracle Flair has quietly arrived where one can only get through hard work, patience, and diligence. “Angels Cast Shadows” is a complete work in which you distinctly feel the passion and love of detail. A melting pot of international skills, it is refined by musician and producer legend Tommy Vetterli (Coroner).

The band, following the creative lead of Nicole Hartmann and Daniel Maurizi, is able to form beautiful melodies laid down upon solid guitar riffs.

The track list for the album is:

1. Angels Cast Shadows
2. Embracing The End
3. Alive
4. The Unfulfilled
5. Blessing And A Curse
6. I Am Your Truth
7. Soul Witness
8. Challenge My Faith
9. The Whole
10. Still Remaining Part
11. Worth The Flight
12. Great Spirit
13. I Am Your Truth (Acoustic)

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Altered Perceptions Premieres New Song & Lyric Video “Ruins” From Upcoming New Album “From Rise To Ruins”

Altered Perceptions premieres a new song and lyric video entitled “Ruins”, taken from the upcoming new album “From Rise To Ruins”, which will be out in stores October 28 via Artery Recordings. Chelsea Grin vocalist Alex Koehler guests on this particular track.

Check out now “Ruins” below.

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