Disturbed Completes Work On Seventh Album

Chicago based heavy metal/hard rock outfit Disturbed has made the announcement that they have completed work on their new studio album. A message from the group reads as follows:

“The new record is done! The new album includes many styles of music. Since our last album and the recent footage from the studio, we’ve seen a lot of discussion about the evolution of our new music. Disturbed Ones, we have decided to embrace the debate. For our next single – what kind of sound do you want it to be?”

Post to Twitter

Dischordia & The Summoned Announce “The Reaping Tour”

Oklahoma City-based Progressive Death Metal Trio Dischordia Announce The Reaping Tour. With Support From Boston Experimental Technical Death Metal Unit The Summoned. The Reaping Tour Kicks Off On 6/14 And Runs Through 6/30. New Dischordia EP Entitled “Binge/Purge” Out June 15th, Full Announcement Information Dropping Soon.

The Reaping Tour Featuring Dischordia and The Summoned (6/14-6/21)
6/14 – Oklahoma City, OK
6/15 – St. Louis, MO
6/16 – Chicago, IL
6/17 – Richmond, IN
6/18 – Akron, OH
6/19 – Pittsburgh, PA
6/20 – Bristol, CT
6/21 – Allston, MA
6/22 – Baltimore, MD
6/23 – Richmond, VA
6/24 – Charlotte, NC
6/25 – Nashville, TN
6/27 – Madison, WI
6/28 – Minneapolis, MN
6/29 – Waterloo, IA
6/30 – Kansas City, MO

Post to Twitter

Above Aurora Unveil “Abyssal Hades” From Upcoming EP “Path to Ruin”

Following the announcement of black metal band Above Aurora’s new EP, “Path to Ruin”, a new track entitled “Abyssal Hades” is now available to listen.

Check out “Abyssal Hades” below:

Post to Twitter

New Members Announced By Crobot

Pennsylvania-based rockers Crobot has just announced an all new rhythm section. New to the line-up is drummer Dan Ryan and bassist James Alexander Lascu. James also plays bass in Detroit-based quintet Wilson and will continue to do so for both bands. Dan is an official Ddrum USA artist.

On the announcement, the band comments: “All is definitely well in the Crobot home nebula as we welcome the insanely talented and hard hitting Dan Ryan on drums and the power and monstrous bass playing of James ‘Uncle Jimmy Muscles’ Lascu to hold down the heavy bottom. We are 50 songs into the writing process and we are excited about how productive we have been over the last few months. To say these guys are making us a better band would be an incredible understatement. Stay tuned for new riffin’ & groovin’ as we are planning for a 2018 release! Keep your beards tuned to that same ol’ Crobot transmission!”

Crobot has begun writing new material for their anticipated third album which will be out in 2018.

Post to Twitter

New Album “No Compromises” Announced By Dreamer’s Crime, New Single/Video Clip Available

Dreamers Crime announced that the band is set to release the brand new album “No Compromises” on Friday November 17 – an album created and crafted by the Sydney band along with Stevie Knight and Dave Petrovic at Electric Sun Studios (Tonight Alive, The Dead Love, Thy Art is Murder, Northlane). This is the debut album and it hits hard and pulls no punches.

“No Compromises” will be available for pre-order this Friday October 13 and punters will receive new single “Here We Are” – the new single and the second cut from the record. Today, the band is also releasing a filmclip for the track to celebrate the announcement, so check it out at the bottom.

Pete Repousis, frontman for the Sydney outfit, said that “Sometimes to get to where you wanna go, you have to say – f*#k what others have to say and just go for it. People sometimes over-compromise and end up the person they don’t want to be or in a place they never wanted to be in. Sometimes, for the sake of your beliefs and your dreams, you have to say no. That is where the album name ‘No Compromises’ came from. We didn’t want to compromise on this record and neither should our fans have to accept any less from us.”

Simon Kapsis, guitarist for Dreamers Crime says that “2018 is set to be a big year and releasing the album is just the beginning. The band wants to go anywhere and everywhere after the release of their album at the end of 2017, and the rest is yet to come.”

Check out “Here We Are” right here:

Post to Twitter

New Album “No Compromises” Announced By Dreamer’s Crime, New Single/Video Clip Available

Dreamers Crime announced that the band is set to release the brand new album “No Compromises” on Friday November 17 – an album created and crafted by the Sydney band along with Stevie Knight and Dave Petrovic at Electric Sun Studios (Tonight Alive, The Dead Love, Thy Art is Murder, Northlane). This is the debut album and it hits hard and pulls no punches.

“No Compromises” will be available for pre-order this Friday October 13 and punters will receive new single “Here We Are” – the new single and the second cut from the record. Today, the band is also releasing a filmclip for the track to celebrate the announcement, so check it out at the bottom.

Pete Repousis, frontman for the Sydney outfit, said that “Sometimes to get to where you wanna go, you have to say – f*#k what others have to say and just go for it. People sometimes over-compromise and end up the person they don’t want to be or in a place they never wanted to be in. Sometimes, for the sake of your beliefs and your dreams, you have to say no. That is where the album name ‘No Compromises’ came from. We didn’t want to compromise on this record and neither should our fans have to accept any less from us.”

Simon Kapsis, guitarist for Dreamers Crime says that “2018 is set to be a big year and releasing the album is just the beginning. The band wants to go anywhere and everywhere after the release of their album at the end of 2017, and the rest is yet to come.”

Check out “Here We Are” right here:

Post to Twitter

New Galactic Cowboys Album Coming After 17 Years

Has it really been 17 years? Time just flew by… Galactic Cowboys has always been a musical enigma. Hailing from Houston, Texas, the band combined melodic thrash, progressive metal, Beatlesque harmonies, and a quirky sense of humor into a genre of its own creation.

Between 1991 and 2000, the Cowboys released a string of albums such as “Space In Your Face”
and “The Horse That Bud Bought.” That first time around, though, GC was the right band at exactly the wrong time. On this outing, the Cowboys shoot for the moon again, and celebrate the journey back.

Their most notable fan-base became other musicians — an exclusive club that included other 1990s musical misanthropes such as Jellyfish, King’s X, and Kevin Gilbert. Reflecting both the musicality and diversity of the band, Galactic Cowboys toured primarily with two music legends, Anthrax and Dream Theater, reflecting the Cowboy’s versatility.

Now the new album “Long Way Back To The Moon” will drop on November 17th via Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group. Mike Portnoy comments:

“The Galactic Cowboys were (and still are) one of my favorite bands to emerge from the 90’s. Great songwriting, killer players and euphoric harmonies. They were always criminally underrated and overlooked, which led to their premature demise in 2000. My last 17 years have had a hole in my musical palate without them and I couldn’t be happier at the announcement of their return! Welcome back boys…I missed you!”

Post to Twitter

New Galactic Cowboys Album Coming After 17 Years

Has it really been 17 years? Time just flew by… Galactic Cowboys has always been a musical enigma. Hailing from Houston, Texas, the band combined melodic thrash, progressive metal, Beatlesque harmonies, and a quirky sense of humor into a genre of its own creation.

Between 1991 and 2000, the Cowboys released a string of albums such as “Space In Your Face”
and “The Horse That Bud Bought.” That first time around, though, GC was the right band at exactly the wrong time. On this outing, the Cowboys shoot for the moon again, and celebrate the journey back.

Their most notable fan-base became other musicians — an exclusive club that included other 1990s musical misanthropes such as Jellyfish, King’s X, and Kevin Gilbert. Reflecting both the musicality and diversity of the band, Galactic Cowboys toured primarily with two music legends, Anthrax and Dream Theater, reflecting the Cowboy’s versatility.

Now the new album “Long Way Back To The Moon” will drop on November 17th via Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group. Mike Portnoy comments:

“The Galactic Cowboys were (and still are) one of my favorite bands to emerge from the 90’s. Great songwriting, killer players and euphoric harmonies. They were always criminally underrated and overlooked, which led to their premature demise in 2000. My last 17 years have had a hole in my musical palate without them and I couldn’t be happier at the announcement of their return! Welcome back boys…I missed you!”

Post to Twitter

Reunited Traitors Debuts New Song “Lashing Out”

Florida outfit Traitors has officially reunited and debuts a new song entitled “Lashing Out”. Comments vocalist Tyler Shelton of it: “Nothing has me more excited than to be making music for all of our incredible fans again. ‘Lashing Out’ represents the emotion of reclusion. It’s about the person that you become if you give yourself too much time to think, and you bottle up all of your hate because you’ve got too much pride.

These past six months have been nothing but thinking for me. Thinking of you guys was a bittersweet feeling. We will continue to create music and as always, it’s coming from the heart. I am eager to show you all what’s been stuck so deeply inside of my mind on our upcoming record. We will travel to very dark depths, unraveling what happens to the human mind when you do nothing with yourself every day. I hope to see you all at our upcoming tour dates.”

Check out now “Lashing Out” below.

Says the band of its return:

“At the beginning of this year, we made the decision to lay Traitors to rest. Due to the departure of our vocalist Tyler, we felt it was best to end things the way they started, with the original founding members. Unfortunately life’s stresses had come into play & for most of us, trying to juggle our personal lives & the band after 5 constant years of nonstop grinding/hard work became a breaking point. Losing jobs, relationships, friends, homes & much more due to the intense amount focused on Traitors, eventually lead to problems & mixed emotions within the band which pushed to the decision to end the group & move on individually trying new things/finding more stability in our lives.

Sooner than later, the feeling of emptiness & regret began to grow in us. Days turned into weeks & into months, & more & more we began to realize just how much we missed this band & mostly, all of you. After careful planning & talking countless hours over the last couple weeks, we all decided there was no way in hell we can let this story end this way. So if you haven’t guessed just yet, we are very excited to announce that WE’RE BACK! & yes, with Tyler on vocals!!!

This wouldn’t have ever been possible if it wasn’t for the support we received from every single one of you while we were away. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for never stopping believing in us. We have a brand new single we will be dropping in the next few days & a tour announcement coming soon. Damn it’s good to be back ?? see you all soon!

–Traitors
(Tyler, Stephen & Alan)”

Immediate touring plans include the below run with Sabella:

10/26 Orlando, FL – Backbooth
10/27 Ocean Springs, MS – The Juke Point
10/29 Dallas, TX – The Rail Club
10/30 Albuquerque, NM – Blu Phoenix
11/01 Las Vegas, NV – Eagle Aeries Hall
11/03 Fresno, CA – Full Circle Brewery
11/04 Cupertino, CA – X Bar
11/05 Portland, OR – Analog Theater
11/07 Spokane, WA – The Pin
11/08 Salt Lake City, UT – The Loading Dock
11/10 Denver, CO – The Roxy Theater
11/11 Omaha, NE – Bourbon Saloon
11/12 Berwyn, IL – The Wire
11/13 Detroit, MI – Tangent Gallery
11/14 Rochester, NY – Photo City
11/15 Hartford, CT – The Webster Underground
11/16 Brooklyn, NY – Sunnyvale
11/17 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Loft
11/19 Clifton, NJ – Dingbatz
11/20 Richmond, VA – Canal Club
11/21 Spartanburg, SC – Ground Zero

Post to Twitter

Firebreather Posts “The Ice Lord” Music Video

Swedish doom/sludge group Firebreather will release a debut, self-titled album this coming October 13th via Suicide Records.

The album was mastered by Brad Boatright at his Audioseige Studio in Portland, OR and features artwork by Adam Burke. With a European tour announcement on the horizon, in the meantime check out a look at the new brand-new video for “The Ice Lord” below.

1. Fire Foretold
2. Emerald Eyes
3. The Ice Lord
4. Release the Lava

Post to Twitter