Sevendust Announce New Headlining Dates

Sevendust have announced dates for a headlining tour with Adelitas Way , Emphatic and Violence to Vegas for July. Dates are: July 7th in Cedar Rapids, IA @ The Lumber Yard July 8th in Milwauke, WI @ Summerfest July 9th in Freeport, IL @ Logans July 11th in Louisville, KY @ Phoenix Hill Tavern July 12th in Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall July 14th in South Bend, IN @ Club Fever July 16th in Urbana, IL @ Canopy Club July 19th in Fayetteville, AR @ George’s Majestic Lounge July 20th in Little Rock, AR @ Revolution Music Room July 21st in Nashville, TN @ The Cannery July 22nd in Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theatre July 23rd in Mobile, AL @ Soul Kitchen Continue reading

Peste Noire Streaming New Song "Casse, Pêches, Fractures et Traditions"

Just in time to kick off your weekend, Stereogum.com today is hosting a stream of “Casse, Pêches, Fractures et Traditions” from French black metal miscreants, Peste Noire. The twisted, tortured and plainly demented-sounding opus is the opening track off the band’s recently unveiled “L’Ordure à l’État Pur” full-length. You can check out the song by navigating your browser over to this location . Continue reading

The Contortionist Adds More North American Tour Dates

Indianapolis, Indiana’s The Contortionist has just added five new Northeastern tour dates with Whitechapel to the band’s summer touring schedule. The dates lead directly into recently announced shows with Veil of Maya, which will take the guys through Illinois and Indiana on four dates in June, serving as an excellent and rare opportunity to witness the band in its hometown. Continue reading

Landmine Marathon Recording Upcoming Album

Arizona act Landmine Marathon is recording the follow up to 2010’s “Sovereign Descent.” Once again the album is being recorded at guitarist Ryan Butler’s Arcane Digital Recording Studios, where he’s recorded past efforts from the band, as well as Misery Index, Phobia, The Funeral Pyre and many more. The band is about to enter the mixing stage and is shooting for a late fall release for the as-yet-untitled fourth album Continue reading

Tasters Signs To Nuclear Blast For Release Of "Reckless Till The End"

Nuclear Blast has issued the following announcement about inking a deal with Italian outfit Tasters: “Nuclear Blast is proud to announce the signing of Italian modern metal outfit Tasters! Hailing from Livorno, Tasters have convinced the masses with their unique blend of heavy riffing, perfect breakdowns, brutal shouts, melodic chrouses and the thrill of electronic influences throughout the past two years playing more than 100 shows from the UK to even Sibiria. “Being in the game for more than ten years, Tasters got what it takes to be successful in today musical environment. Until this date, the band has always managed everything by themselves, from producing to booking to artwork -you name it-, always achieving an astonishing outcome.” The release of the bands Nuclear Blast debut “Reckless Till The End” is scheduled for September 2011, and a teaser trailer can be viewed below Continue reading