Tanith signs worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records

– January 17th, 2019 –

Photo credit: Chris Shonting

Metal Blade Records is proud to welcome Tanith to its worldwide roster! Since the release of their debut 7″ Citadel in February 2018, Brooklyn, New York’s Tanith has garnered a swift rise of interest. Formed between a group of musicians and friends, this US/UK collaboration features the stellar musicianship of Russ Tippins (guitar, vocals) of Satan fame, this time around sharing lead vocals with Cindy Maynard (bass, vocals) and lead guitar with Charles Newton. The line-up is completed by Keith Robinson on drums.

Tanith comments: “It is a great honor to be working with Metal Blade. We started this band as friends, trying to make something new and exciting. Just one year later, we find ourselves signed to a label that we grew up with.”

While the music is evocative of 70s-era bands like Blue Oyster Cult and Wishbone Ash, the band itself conveys a signature sound, mixing hard rock and folk elements. The dual lead voices and harmonies are warm and melodic, the twin guitars anthemic and soaring, all grounded by Robinson’s adept drumming.

Their first release, Citadel, was recorded 100% analog from tape to mixing to cutting the master direct to lathe, making it a very special record. According to Russ, “for some time now, I’ve wanted to make music modelled on the organic sounding bands of the early 1970s. In particular, I wanted to record it entirely on analog tape, the way all music used to be made.” Tracked over two days by Hugh Pool at Excello Studios in Brooklyn, NY, Citadel is the sound of a full band playing live to 2″ tape, with none of today’s digital editing fixes. The 7″ vinyl release of Citadel sold out in 10 weeks.

Since then, Hoove Child Records and Antheos Records have both put out cassette versions of the single, while Tanith made live appearances across the USA, culminating at the Frost and Fire Festival in Ventura, California in 2018.

Following the initial release and tour, the band has been writing to record enough songs for a full-length. Fans can expect this new Tanith album in spring 2019, so stay tuned for more news coming soon!

Tanith online:
https://www.facebook.com/TanithNYC

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Deathchant Premiere New Song “Control” From Upcoming Self-Titled Debut Album

Los Angeles-based psychedelic heavy proto-metal collective DEATHCHANT will release their self-titled debut this January via King Volume Records. Captured live over a two-day period at a secluded cabin in Big Bear, California, the seven-track recording manifests an immersive wall of noise-induced heavy metal mania that is equal parts paranoia and transcendental harmony.

In advance of the release, the band premiere another new track “Control” for communal feasting. Check out the new song below:

DEATHCHANT by DEATHCHANT

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Glacial Tomb Announce Winter Tour Dates

Death metal trio Glacial Tomb announce a winter tour beginning on January 4th in Bozeman, MT. The tour will lead them down the Pacific Northwest, into California, and back to their home state of Colorado on January 12th.

Glacial Tomb are touring in support of their self-titled debut which was released on October 26th (LP/CD/digital) via Gilead Media.

Tour dates:
01.04 – Bozeman, MT, The Filling Station
01.05 – Spokane, WA, TBA
01.06 – Seattle, WA, Highline
01.07 – Portland, OR, High Water Mark
01.08 – Eureka, CA, Siren’s Song Tavern
01.09 – Oakland, CA, Elbo Room Jack London
01.10 – Los Angeles, CA, 5 Star Bar
01.11 – Salt Lake City, UT, The Beehive
01.12 – Denver, CO – TBA

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Deathchant Premiere New Song “Hex” From Upcoming Self-Titled Debut Album

Los Angeles-based psychedelic heavy proto-metal collective DEATHCHANT will release their self-titled debut this January via King Volume Records. Captured live over a two-day period at a secluded cabin in Big Bear, California, the seven-track recording manifests an immersive wall of noise-induced heavy metal mania that is equal parts paranoia and transcendental harmony.

In advance of its release the band is streaming first single, “Hex,” for you below:

DEATHCHANT by DEATHCHANT

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Deathchant Premiere New Song “Hex” From Upcoming Self-Titled Debut Album

Los Angeles-based psychedelic heavy proto-metal collective DEATHCHANT will release their self-titled debut this January via King Volume Records. Captured live over a two-day period at a secluded cabin in Big Bear, California, the seven-track recording manifests an immersive wall of noise-induced heavy metal mania that is equal parts paranoia and transcendental harmony.

In advance of its release the band is streaming first single, “Hex,” for you below:

DEATHCHANT by DEATHCHANT

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Vomitory: ‘Raped In Their Own Blood’ and ‘Redemption’ now available as vinyl and digipak CD re-issues with bonus tracks!

– November 29th, 2018 –

Metal Blade Records will re-issue the first two albums by Swedish Death Metal legends Vomitory on January 11th, 2019. 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the band – expect more releases and live shows next year!

Both albums will be re-mastered and released on spinesleeve vinyl in the best quality possible – as well as on digipak CD with bonus tracks!

Vomitory comments: “Originally released on a small underground label in 1996, ‘Raped in Their Own Blood‘ marked the end of the demo years and the start of a new era of Vomitory. And ‘Redemption‘ (1999) showed a remarkable increase in brutality and progress towards what was about to come. It feels great to have these two death metal classics released by our long-time partner, Metal Blade Records, in time for our 30th Anniversary Reunion in 2019!”

Pre-order your copies now in the USA at: indiemerch.com

See below for an overview of all versions:

Raped In Their Own Blood
–Digipak CD
–180 g black vinyl
–Red/black marbled vinyl (ltd. 300 copies; EU exclusive)
–Silver-grey/black marbled vinyl (ltd. 200 copies; EU exclusive)
–Crystal-clear/red splattered vinyl (ltd. 100 copies; EU exclusive)
–Clear / red & black splattered vinyl (ltd. 300 copies; USA exclusive)

Redemption
–Digipak CD
–180 g black vinyl
–Opague turquoise/black marbled vinyl (ltd. 300 copies; EU exclusive)
–Clear blue/black marbled vinyl (ltd. 200 copies; EU exclusive)
–Silver / blue & black splattered vinyl (ltd. 100 copies; EU exclusive)
–Crystal clear/turqoise / white splattered vinyl (ltd. 300 copies; USA exclusive)

Vomitory Raped In Their Own Blood track-listing
1. Nervegasclouds
2. Raped In Their Own Blood
3. Dark Grey Epoch
4. Pure Death
5. Through Sepulchral Shadows
6. Inferno
7. Sad Fog Over Sinister Runes
8. Into Winter Through Sorrow
9. Perdition
10. Thorns
CD-bonus (Through Sepulchral Shadows – demo 1994)
11. Through Sepulchral Shadows
12. Thorns
13. Sad Fog Over Sinister Runes

Vomitory Redemption track-listing
1. The Voyage
2. Forty Seconds Bloodbath
3. Forever In Gloom
4. Heaps Of Blood
5. Embraced By Pain
6. Redemption
7. Ashes Of Mourning Life
8. Partly Dead
CD-bonus (10″ picture disc – mini-LP 1999)
9. The Art Of War
10. Undivulged
11. Extremity Retained
12. Dead Cold
13. Christ Passion

Vomitory live:
Jan. 12 – Zurich, Switzerland – Meh Suff! Winter Festival @ Dynamo
Jan. 31-Feb. 4 – USA @ 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise
Mar. 14 – Barcelona, Spain @ Upload Club
Mar. 15 – Madrid, Spain @ Sound Stage
Mar. 16 – Burgos, Spain @ Sala Hangar
Mar. 17 – Palma de Mallorca, Spain @ Factoria de So
Mar. 22 – Germany @ Heidelberg Deathfest @ halle02
Mar. 28 – Sweden @ Close Up Baten Cruise
Mar. 30 – Germany @ Braincrusher Festival @ Jahnhalle
Apr. 5 – Denmark @ Royal Metal Fest @ Voxhall
Apr. 19 – Norway @ Inferno Festival @ Rockefeller Music Hall
Apr. 28 – Portugal @ SWR Barroselas Festival @ Avendia Sao Paulo da Cruz
May 4 – Netherlands @ Netherlands Deathfest @ 013
May 24 – USA @ Maryland Deathfest @ Rams Head Live and Baltimore Soundstage
May 31 – Germany @ Fuck The Commerce Festival @ Alte Heimat
June 1 – Grangesberg, Sweden @ Gamrocken
June 23 – Clisson, France @ Hellfest
July 4 – Czech Republic @ Obscene Extreme Festival @ Battlefield Trutnov
July 19 – Slovakia @ Gothoom Open Air @ Revistske Podzamcie
July 27 – Los Angeles, USA @ California Deathfest @ 1720
Aug. 10 – Germany @ Party San Open Air @ Flugplatz Obermehler
Aug. 17 – Belgium @ Metal Mean Festival @ Sur Hodemont
Aug. 22 – Austria @ Kaltenbach Open Air @ Kaltenbachgraben
Sept. 28 – Mailand, Italy @ Slaughter Club

Vomitory online:
https://www.facebook.com/vomitoryband
https://www.vomitory.net
https://www.instagram.com/vomitoryband

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Ulthar Premiere Full-Album Stream Of Brand New Debut Album “Cosmovore”

Cosmovore is the debut full-length from Bay Area death metal trio, ULTHAR. Out now via 20 Buck Spin, Cosmovore was engineered, recorded, and mixed by Greg Wilkinson (Brainoil, Deathgrave, Vastum, Noothgrush) at Earhammer Studios in Oakland, California, mastered by Justin Weis at Trackworx, and unleashes the feral urgency of dizzying, Absu-like black metal with the bludgeoning ferocity of classic death metal.

Stream Cosmovore is its entirety below:

Cosmovore by Ulthar

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Iron Maiden Share New Live Video For “Run To The Hills”

Iron Maiden share the below streaming live clip of “Run To The Hills” which was captured during their ‘Legacy Of The Beast Tour‘.

The video arrives to promote the group’s upcoming 2019 tour, which includes this summer North American run:

07/18 Sunrise, FL – BB&T Center
07/20 Atlanta, GA – Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
07/22 Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
07/24 Washington DC – Jiffy Lube Live
07/26 Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
07/30 Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
08/01 Boston, MA – Xfinity Center
08/03 Hartford, CT – Xfinity Theatre
08/05 Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
08/07 Quebec, QC – Videotron Centre
08/09 Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
08/10 Toronto, ON, – Budweiser Stage
08/13 Buffalo, NY – KeyBank Center
08/15 Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
08/17 Pittsburgh, PA – PPG Paints Arena
08/19 Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
08/22 Chicago, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
08/24 Indianapolis, IN – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
08/26 St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center
08/28 Winnipeg, MB – Bell MTS Place
08/30 Edmonton, AB – Rogers Place
08/31 Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome
09/03 Vancouver, BC – Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
09/05 Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome
09/06 Portland, OR – Moda Center
09/09 Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center
09/10 Oakland, CA – Oracle Arena
09/13 Las Vegas, NV – MGM Grand Garden Arena
09/14 Los Angeles, CA – Banc of California Stadium (feat. Fozzy)
09/17 Phoenix, AZ – Talking Stick Resort Arena
09/19 Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
09/21 Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion
09/22 Houston, TX – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
09/25 San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center
09/29 Mexico City, MEX – Sports Palace

Following that run the band will also head south for the following shows:

10/04 Rio de Janeiro, BRA – Rock In Rio
10/12 Buenos Aires, ARG – Velez Sarsfield Stadium
10/15 Santiago, CHL – Estadio Nacional

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Iron Maiden Announces “Legacy Of The Beast” World Tour Dates

British heavy metal icons Iron Maiden has announced a series of headline shows in both North and South America for the Summer of 2019 as part of their “Legacy Of The Beast” tour. Support on the trek will come from The Raven Age, featuring George Harris (son of Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris,) while additional support at the Los Angeles show will come from Fozzy.

Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson comments: “We’re excited to return to North America and share the Legacy Of The Beast Tour with all our friends there! We’re immensely proud of this show and we’ve had great reactions from the many fans who came to see us in Europe earlier this year. The production is based on our mobile game The Legacy Of The Beast which basically takes various incarnations of Eddie into many different Maiden Worlds. This inspired us to put together a stage show to take our fans through different Worlds and experiences set to appropriate songs. It is not that easy designing different Worlds on stage and we put a huge amount of work into this to make it work and the end result we feel is our most spectacular and certainly the most complex show to date.

“We’ve got all kinds of crazy things going on, including a replica Spitfire plane dominating the stage during ‘Aces High,’ tons of pyro, a giant Icarus, muskets, claymores and some truly marvellous flame-throwers which I have a hell of a lot of fun with, as you will see! And of course we have Eddie, as you’ve never seen him before, and absolutely loads of other surprises. I’ve had the time of my life playing with all these magnificent props on stage, it’s been fantastic, we can’t wait to bring this show to you!”

Steve Harris, bassist and founder member adds: “We gave a lot of thought to the set list for this Tour as the songs needed to follow the narrative of the changing worlds of the stage show. We feel we ended up with a very strong and well balanced set mixing songs we haven’t played in many years like ‘Flight Of Icarus,’ ‘Sign Of The Cross’ and ‘The Clansman’ with songs we know the fans want to hear like ‘The Trooper,’ ‘2 Minutes To Midnight,’ ‘The Number Of The Beast,’ ‘Fear Of The Dark,’ ‘Run To The Hills,’ ‘Hallowed Be Thy Name’ and others, reflecting the journey through the different themes of the show. The whole band is really enjoying this tour and we are really looking forward to seeing everybody again!”

The tour dates are as follows:

July 18 – Sunrise, FL – BB&T Center
July 20 – Atlanta, GA – Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
July 22 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
July 24 – Washington DC – Jiffy Lube Live
July 26 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
July 30 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
August 1 – Boston, MA – Xfinity Center
August 3 – Hartford, CT – Xfinity Theatre
August 5 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
August 7 – Quebec, QC – Videotron Centre
August 9 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
August 10 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
August 13 – Buffalo, NY – KeyBank Center
August 15 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
August 17 – Pittsburgh, PA – PPG Paints Arena
August 19 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
August 22 – Chicago, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
August 24 – Indianapolis, IL – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
August 26 – St Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center
August 28 – Winnipeg, MB – Bell MTS Place
August 30 – Edmonton, AB – Rogers Place
August 31 – Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome
September 3 – Vancouver, BC – Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
September 5 – Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome
September 6 – Portland, OR – Moda Center
September 9 – Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center
September 10 – Oakland, CA – Oracle Arena
September 13 – Las Vegas, NV – MGM Grand Garden Arena
September 14 – Los Angeles, CA – Banc of California Stadium
September 17 – Phoenix, AZ – Talking Stick Resort Arena
September 19 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
September 21 – Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion
September 22 – Houston, TX – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
September 25 – San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center

No further cities will be added to this touring schedule.

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The Odious Construct Premiere Pre-Release Full-Album Stream Of Upcoming New EP “Shrine of the Obscene”

Sacramento, California based tech-death outfit The Odious Construct premiere the pre-release full-album stream of the band’s upcoming new EP “Shrine of the Obscene”, which will be out in stores October 12 via The Artisan Era.

Check out now “Shrine of the Obscene” in its entirety below.

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