Clutch European & UK Tour Announced

Clutch will be out touring Europe/UK towards the end of this year, performing the below run of dates in support of their upcoming new effort. Clutch recently wrapped up recording their twelfth album with Vance Powell (Tyler Bryant And The Shakedown, Red Fang) behind the boards. A release date for it remains pending.

11/27 Amsterdam, NET – Melkweg
11/29 Gothenburg, SWE – Pustervik
11/30 Stockholm, SWE – Annexet
12/02 Berlin, GER – Astra
12/04 Cologne, GER – Live Music Hall
12/05 Frankfurt, GER – Batschkap
12/06 Hamburg, GER – Docks
12/07 Warsaw, POL – Proxima
12/08 Wien, AUT – Arena
12/09 Zagreb, CRO – Culture Factory
12/11 Milan, ITA – Fabrique
12/12 Pratteln, SWI – Z7
12/13 Munchen, GER – Backstage Werk
12/14 Stuttgart, GER – Longhorn
12/15 Paris, FRA – Elysee Montmartre
12/16 Brussels, BEL – AB
12/18 Bristol, UK – O2 Academy
12/19 Glasgow, UK – O2 Academy
12/20 Manchester, UK – Academy
12/21 London, UK – O2 Brixton Academy
12/22 Birmingham, UK – O2 Academy

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Scumpulse Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream Of Upcoming New Album “Rotten”

Scumpulse premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band’s upcoming new album “Rotten”, which will be out in stores via Gore House on February 23rd.

Check out now “Rotten” in its entirety below.

Scumpulse Tour Dates:

2/09/2018 Opium – Edinburgh, UK
2/10/2018 Monty’s – Dunfermline, UK
2/23/2018 Banshee Labyrinth – Edinburgh, UK *Rotten release show
3/03/2018 Funeral Fest – Barrow, UK
3/24/2018 Opium – Edinburgh, UK
3/25/2018 Aatma – Manchester, UK w/ Ancst
3/26/2018 The Gryphon – Bristol, UK w/ Ancst
3/27/2018 The Black Heart – London, UK w/ Ancst

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Conan New Album & New Tour Dates Announced

While constantly touring all over Europe and the United States, Conan are currently putting the final touches on the follow up to their latest 2016-studio record ‘Revengeance’. Now the band unveiled first details about their upcoming full length, titled ‘Existential Void Guardian’ and which will see the light of day on August 31st 2018 via Napalm Records.

Says guitarist & vocalist Jon Paul Davis:

“Existential Void Guardian expands upon our previous lyrical and conceptual ideas. Bringing the listener’s focus from the screens of our favourite arcade machines to the minds of the characters through who’s eyes we view the 2 dimensional plane. Chris Fielding produced this album at Skyhammer Studio and we had audio wizard James Plotkin handle the mastering again. Artwork will be by Tony Roberts.”

Beside a heavy UK-touring schedule with MONOLORD this Spring, CONAN are currently on tour in North America. Make sure to catch these doom heavyweights and their massive wall of sound live on the following dates:

2/13: Boise, ID @ Neurolux
2/15: Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey
2/16: Portland, OR @ Sabertooth Fest*
2/17: Eugene, OR @ Old Nicks
2/18: San Francisco, CA @ Thee Parkside
2/19: Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
2/20: Phoenix, AZ @ Yucca Tap
2/21: Albuquerque, NM @ Sister Bar
2/22: El Paso, TX @ Neon Rose
2/23: Austin, TX @ Lost Well
2/24: Little Rock, AR @ White Water Tavern
2/25: Memphis, TN @ Growlers
2/26: Knoxville, TN @ Pilot Light
2/27: Atlanta, GA @ The 529
2/28: Asheville, NC @ Mothlight
3/1: Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter
3/2: Washington, DC @ Atlas Brew Works
3/3: Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
3/4: Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus
3/5: Providence, RI @ Alchemy
3/6: Boston, MA @ Middle East Upstairs
3/7: Rochester, NY @ Photo City
3/8: Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
3/9: Lexington, KY @ Cosmic Charlies
3/10: Chicago, IL @ Reggies
3/11: Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St. Entry
3/12: Omaha, NE @ Lookout Lounge
3/13: Denver, CO @ Hi-Dive

*CONAN Only

CONAN on tour with MONOLORD:

May 04 – Berlin, DE: Desertfest*
May 05 – Nijmegen, NE: Doornroosje (w/Monster Magnet)*
May 06 – TBA*
May 07 – Birmingham, UK: Mama Roux’s
May 08 – Manchester, UK: Rebellion
May 09 – Glasgow, UK: Audio
May 10 – Nottingham, UK: Rescue Rooms
May 11 – Brighton, UK: The Green Door Store
May 12 – Bournemouth, UK: The Anvil*
May 12 – Madrid, ES: Kristonfest**
May 14 – Bristol, UK: Thekla
May 15 – Dublin, IE: Voodoo Lounge
May 16 – Belfast, UK: Voodoo
May 17 – Stoke, UK: Sugarmill
May 19 – TBC
May 20 – Leiden, NE: Gebr De Nobel (Small Hall)*

*Monolord only
**Conan only

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The Faceless Assure Fans: “We Will Not Cancel Tours Anymore”

The Faceless announce that their planned UK/Ireland tour will actually take place in early February. A string of cancelled tours in the past few years have definitely eroded fan support of the band, which have now assured fans that they will no longer be in the habit of cancelling tours via Twitter (see below). The Faceless will be touring in support of their new album, “In Becoming A Ghost“, out now through Sumerian Records.

We are at the airport, waiting to board our flight to the UK. We will not cancel tours anymore. We love our fans and hope to see all of you at a show.

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— The Faceless (@THEFACELESSband) January 31, 2018

Dates are as follows:

02/01 Guildford, UK – Boileroom
02/02 London, UK – Underworld
02/03 Manchester, UK – Rebellion
02/04 Birmingham, UK – Mama Roux’s
02/06 Dublin, IRE – Voodoo Lounge
02/07 Glasgow, UK – G2
02/08 Bristol, UK – Fleece
02/09 Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms

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Skindred Reveals New Album, “Big Tings” Details, Posts Single Teaser

Welsh ragga metal favourites Skindred has announced that they will be releasing a new studio album, entitled “Big Tings” through Napalm Records on April 27th. Speaking about the title, guitarist Mikey Demus said:

“The name hopefully says it all, you can expect some seriously Big Tings from Skindred on our next record. We’ve thrown away the rulebook and pushed ourselves harder than ever to create the biggest, baddest, and most banging songs we could muster. We can’t wait to start unleashing this new stuff on the world, so prepare yourselves for some Big Tings!”

Skindred has also posted a teaser video online for their forthcoming single, “Machine,” which features guest appearances from former Motorhead guitarist Phil Campbell (now leading Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons) and Reef vocalist Gary Stringer. You can check out the video, as well as the album artwork below. In addition to this, the band will be embarking on a headlining tour of the UK with special guests CKY this April, which will feature the following tour dates:

April 19 – Norwich, UK – UEA
April 20 – Southampton, UK – 02 Guildhall
April 21 – Nottingham, UK – Rock City
April 22 – Manchester, UK – Academy
April 24 – Glasgow, UK – 02 ABC
April 25 – Bristol, UK – 02 Academy
April 27 – Leeds, UK – 02 Academy
April 28 – London, UK – 02 Academy, Brixton
April 29 – Birmingham, UK – 02 Institute

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Batushka To Kick Off European Pilgrimage Part III Tour

Polish black metal legion Batushka will kick off a nearly three-week long European tour later this week. The European Pilgrimage Part III journey will commence January 10th in Tilburg, Netherlands and march its way through eighteen venues, coming to a close on January 27th in Rijssen, Netherlands. Support will be provided by avant black metallers Schammasch and ritualistic death industrial outfit Trepaneringsritualen. See confirmed dates below.

Check out the tour trailer, courtesy of Chariot Of Black Moth, below.

Batushka w/ Schammasch, Trepaneringsritualen:

1/10/2018 013 – Tilburg, NL
1/11/2018 Biebob – Vosselaar, BE
1/12/2018 Thekla – Bristol, UK
1/13/2018 Rebellion – Manchester, UK
1/14/2018 Islington Assembly Hall – London, UK
1/15/2018 Petit Bain – Paris, FR
1/16/2018 Kulturfabrik – Esch Sur Aslette, LU
1/17/2018 Turock – Essen, DE
1/18/2018 Rockhouse – Salzburg, AT
1/19/2018 Hellraiser – Lepizig, DE
1/20/2018 Szene – Vienna, AT
1/21/2018 Hafen – Innsbruck, AT
1/22/2018 A38 – Budabest, HU
1/23/2018 Futurum – Prague, CZ
1/24/2018 Backstage – Munich, DE
1/25/2018 Kronensaal – Hamburg, DE
1/26/2018 Iduna – Drachten, NL
1/27/2018 Lucky – Rijssen, NL

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Earthless Announce UK/EU Headline Tour & Album Release Date

Psychedelic rock trio Earthless have announced their UK/EU headline tour dates for April 2018 in support of their upcoming Nuclear Blast Entertainment debut. They will be supported by Comet Control. Tickets are on sale now.

03.04.18 Kortrijk – De Kreun (BE)
04.04.18 Bristol – The Fleece (UK)
05.04.18 Manchester – The Deaf Institute (UK)
06.04.18 Islington Assembly Hall – London (UK)
07.04.18 Paris – Petit Bain (FR)
08.04.18 Frankfurt – Zoom (DE)

10.04.18 Munich – Feierwerk (DE)
11.04.18 Berlin – Bi Nuu (DE)
12.04.18 Copenhagen – Pumpehuset (DK)
13.04.18 Oslo – BLA (NO)
14.04.18 Gothenburg – Trukstop Alaska (SE)
16.04.18 Hamburg – Molotow (DE)
19.04.18 Tilburg – ROADBURN 2018 (NL)
20.04.18 Tilburg – ROADBURN 2018 (NL)
21.04.18 Tilburg – ROADBURN 2018 (NL)

Of the upcoming tour, drummer Mario Rubalcaba comments: “Europe! It’s been a bit we know but we can’t tell you how stoked we are to return with a new album to share with you all. We also have our buds in Comet Control on this tour and they will keep you all warm and fuzzy on the inside while shakin yr brains from the outside. This tour ends up at the mighty Roadburn festival where we are honored to have the “artist in residence” title, 3 nights- each different and special. We can’t wait to blast off with you all!

Cheers!”

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Epica Announce Myrkur & Oceans Of Slumber As Support Acts For Upcoming UK Tour

Dutch symphonic metal giants Epica are proud to announce the supports for their upcoming ‘The United Principle’ 2018 UK tour: Danish metal sensation Myrkur and US progressive metallers Oceans Of Slumber.

Tour dates:

06.04.18 Rock City – Nottingham
07.04.18 02 ABC 1 – Glasgow
08.04.18 O2 Academy – Bristol
10.04.18 Tivoli – Dublin
12.04.18 O2 Ritz – Manchester
13.04.18 O2 Forum – London

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The Faceless Announce Early February 2018 UK/Ireland Tour

The Faceless have announced a UK/Ireland tour which will take place in early February, 2018. The group will be out in support of their new album, “In Becoming A Ghost“, due December 01st on Sumerian Records. Support bands are still pending with the dates available below.

02/01 Guildford, UK – Boileroom
02/02 London, UK – Underworld
02/03 Manchester, UK – Rebellion
02/04 Birmingham, UK – Mama Roux’s
02/06 Dublin, IRE – Voodoo Lounge
02/07 Glasgow, UK – G2
02/08 Bristol, UK – Fleece
02/09 Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms

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Rolo Tomassi Announces Details For New Album “Time Will Die And Love Will Bury It”

Rolo Tomassi have announced a March 02nd release date for their new album “Time Will Die And Love Will Bury It” via Holy Roar. Initial dates booked in support of the album in the new year include:

03/27 Bratislava, SLO – Randal
03/28 Budapest, HUN – Robot City
03/29 Prague, CZE – Nova Chmelnice
03/30 Berlin, GER – Musik & Frieden
03/31 Hamburg, GER – Headcrash
04/01 Haarlem, NET – Patronaat
04/03 Glasgow, UK – Audio
04/04 Manchester, UK – Deaf Institute
04/05 Birmingham, UK – Asylum 2
04/06 Bristol, UK – The Exchange
04/07 London, UK – The Garage
04/08 Leeds, UK – Strangeforms Fest

The cover art and track listing for the release can be found below:

01 – “Towards Dawn”
02 – “Aftermath”
03 – “Rituals”
04 – “The Hollow Hour”
05 – “Balancing The Dark”
06 – “Alma Mater”
07 – “A Flood Of Light”
08 – “Whispers Among Us”
09 – “Contretemps”
10 – “Risen”

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