Cancer Bats Premiere New Music Video For Previously Unreleased Track “Inside Out” – Announce Eastern Canada Tour

Cancer Bats premiere a new music video for the band’s previously unreleased b-side track “Inside Out” streaming for you via YouTube below. That song was recorded during the sessions for their latest effort, “The Spark That Moves“.

Comments frontman Liam Cormier of the track:

“‘Inside Out‘ is such a gnarly beast of a song, that we all knew it would make for a rad track to release later and keep the vibe of ‘The Spark That Moves‘ going!”

In related news, the band will be touring the East Coast of Canada with Dead Quiet as direct support. Diner Drugs, Heart Attack Kids and Deep Fryer will also appear on select dates. All dates for that run can be seen below:

04/18 Windsor, ON – Dom Polski (feat. Heart Attack Kids)
04/19 Hamilton, ON – Club Absinthe (feat. Heart Attack Kids)
04/20 Ottawa, ON – 27 Club
04/21 Sherbrooke, QC – Bar Le Magog
04/22 Saint John, NB – The Panic Room (feat. Diner Drugs and Deep Fryer)
04/23 Sydney, NS – Capri Cabaret (feat. Diner Drugs and Deep Fryer)
04/24 Fredericton, NB – Charlotte St Art Centre (feat. Diner Drugs and Deep Fryer)
04/25 Charlottetown, PEI – Beer Garden (feat. Diner Drugs)
04/26 Moncton, NB – Le Caveau (feat. Diner Drugs and Deep Fryer)
04/27 Halifax, NS – The Seahorse (feat. Diner Drugs and Deep Fryer)

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Castle Announces New Canadian Tour Dates

Heavy metal trio Castle today reveals plans for a month-long headlining jaunt throughout Canada this October to further support the “Under Siege” album.

The stretch will kick off in London, Ontario on October 3rd and includes a handful of dates with Canadian heavy metal acts including Cauldron and Anciients. A full listing of dates can be found below.

10/3 London, ON – APK w/ Cauldron
10/4 Niagara Falls, ON – Vintage Sports Lounge w/ Cauldron
10/5 Montreal, QC – Foufounes Electrique
10/7 Sherbrooke, QC – Bar Le Magog
10/9 Charlottetown, PEI – Baba’s Lounge
10/10 Saint John, NB – Pub Down Under
10/11 Halifax, NS – Gus Pub
10/13 Fredericton, NB – The Capital Complex
10/15 Quebec City, QC – Agitee
10/16 Ottawa, ON – Mavericks
10/17 Toronto, ON – The Garrison w/ Satan
10/18 Barrie, ON – Fitzy’s
10/20 Winnipeg, MB – The Zoo
10/21 Regina, SK – The Club
10/22 Edmonton, AB – Black Dog
10/24 Vancouver, BC – Hindenburg w/ Anciients
10/28 Red Deer, AB – Vat Pub
10/29 Calgary, AB – Palomino Social Club
10/30 Saskatoon, SK – Amigos
10/31 Thunder Bay, ON – Hunger 9 Festival

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Zaum Signs With I Hate Records

Zaum is pleased to announce the band will be releasing debut album “Oracles” this May on Swedish based record label I Hate.

The band has released a teaser from thei upcoming, 4-song, 50 minute debut album. Check it out below. Front man Kyle McDonald comments:

“Throughout the years I’ve written for and toured in several bands, but now finally have one creative outlet exclusive to my artistic endeavors. With our debut album Oracles, we’ve crafted a piece a work which is intended to be listened to as a whole; with a deeper spirit present in the medium beyond the borders defined by the music itself. Both Chris Lewis and I have been lifelong fans of incredibly heavy and slow music in particular. This reality coupled with my obsession of authentic old world music – specifically Asian based – we certainly wear our influences openly on our sleeves.”

The band has also revealed the following upcoming tour dates:

Mar 20 – Fredericton, NB @ Gallery Connexion
Mar 21 – Quebec City, QC @ Salle Unison
Mar 22 – Montreal, QC @ Turbo Haus
Mar 23 – Ottawa, ON @ TBA
Mar 26 – Windsor, ON @ The Dominion House
Mar 27 – Barrie, ON @ Clarkson Pub
Mar 28 – Sudbury, ON @ Millard’s
Mar 29 – Toronto, ON @ Bovine Sex Club
Mar 30 – London, ON @ Hideaway Records & Bar
Apr 11 – St. John’s, NF @ Distortions
Apr 12 – St. John’s, NF @ Distortions
Apr 24 – Charlottetown, PEI @ TBA
Apr 25 – Halifax, NS @ Gus’ Pub
Apr 26 – Moncton, NB @ The Caveau

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Insurrection Streaming Full “Prototype” Album

Assaulting audiences in both French and English, Insurrection is streaming upcoming album “Prototype” online now. Give the full album a listen below, courtesy of

Produced by Topon Das (Fuck The Facts), the album will be unleashed on October 15th via Canadian label Galy Records and is Insurrection’s first crowd funded and third full length album overall. Insurrection will be performing the following Canadian tour dates in support of the album:

Oct 12 – Bâtisse Industrielle – Trois Rivieres MetalFest – Trois Rivieres, QC w/ Hatebreed
Oct 19 – Petit Theatre – Rouyn-Noranda, QC
Nov 8 – Elks Lodge – Sydney, NS
Nov 9 – Gus’ Pub – Halifax, NS
Nov 10 – The OC – Moncton, NB
Nov 11 – Baba’s Lounge – Charlottetown, PEI
Nov 29 – Foufounes Electriques – Montreal, QC
Nov 30 – Bar Le Magog – Sherbrooke, QC
Dec 7 – Eglise St. Jean-Bosco – Hull, QC

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Insurrection Streaming “Prototype” Title Track

Assaulting witnesses in both languages of French and English, Quebec death metal band Insurrection is unleashing upcoming album “Prototype” on October 15th via Canadian label Galy Records.

Now the band is giving fans another taste from the album with an exclusive stream of the title track. Check it out on here.

“Prototype” is the first crowd funded and third full-length album overall from Insurrection and was produced by Topon Das (Fuck The Facts). The album follows the 2010 “Fracture” and 2009 “Prologue” releases.

In additional news, Insurrection has announced the following tour dates in support of the new album:

Oct 12 – Bâtisse Industrielle – Trois Rivieres MetalFest – Trois Rivieres, QC w/ Hatebreed
Oct 19 – Petit Theatre – Rouyn-Noranda, QC
Nov 8 – Elks Lodge – Sydney, NS
Nov 9 – TBA – Halifax, NS
Nov 10 – The OC – Moncton, NB
Nov 11 – Baba’s Lounge – Charlottetown, PEI
Nov 29 – Foufounes Electriques – Montreal, QC
Nov 30 – Bar Le Magog – Sherbrooke, QC
Dec 7 – Eglise St. Jean-Bosco – Hull, QC

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Fuck The Facts Announces New Tour Dates

Fuck The Facts will be embarking on a tour of the Canadian Maritimes in September, as well as making the band’s first ever appearance in Newfoundland. Dates are as follows:

09/17 Fredericton, NB at The Capital
09/18 Halifax, NS at Gus’ Pub
09/20 St. John’s, NL at Distortion
09/21 St. John’s, NL at Distortion
09/23 Charlottetown, PE at Baba’s Lounge
09/24 Moncton, NB at The Caveau

Before the tour, Fuck the Facts will be playing two shows with Rochester tech-metal band Psyopus, including an appearance at the Southern Ontario Metalfest with Dying Fetus. Dates are as follows:

08/23 Oshawa, ON at The Atria
08/24 Hamilton, ON at The Southern Ontario Metalfest (Club Absinthe)

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Helm Announces New Canadian Tour Dates

Fredericton, New Brunswick act Helm has announced a string of upcoming Canadian shows in support of the band’s self-titled release. Dates are as follows:

Feb 22 Halifax, N.S. – Sad Rad w/Hellacaust TBA
Feb 23 Charlottetown, P.E.I. – Baba’s Lounge
March 21 Quebec City, P.Q. – Noise isn’t noise w/ Cyanide Eyes
March 22 Ottawa, Ont. – The Brass Monkey
March 23 Montreal, P.Q. – Puke Fest @ COOP KATACOMBES
March 24 Sherbrooke, P.Q. – Artfocus w/ Sights of War
March 25 Fredericton, N.B. – The Capital w/Burnt Church SpineSplitter

For more info on the band, head over to Facebook here. You can also check out the “Helm” release in the Bandcamp player below.


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Goatwhore Announces Co-Headlining Tour With 3 Inches Of Blood

New Orleans, LA natives Goatwhore will be embarking on their first tour of 2013 this April. The co-headline tour begins in on April 11th in Kamloops, BC with one of Canadian export 3 Inches of Blood.

The tour will swing back into the states for shows in the Midwest and on the east coast, including an appearance at New England Metal and Hardcore Fest XV. At the end of April, supporting acts Revocation and Ramming Speed will complete the lineup. The confirmed list of shows can be seen below.

04/10 Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theatre (Goatwhore ONLY)
04/11 Kamloops, BC @ Level Night Club
04/12 Calgary, AB @ Gateway
04/13 Edmonton, AB @ Avenue Theatre
04/14 Regina, SK @ Exchange
04/15 Winnipeg, MB @ The Zoo Cabaret
04/16 Eau Claire, WI @ House Of Rock
04/17 Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s
04/18 Columbus, OH @ Ace Of Cups
04/19 Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
04/20 Worcester, MA @ Palladium / New England Metal Fest
04/21 Montreal, QC @ Les Foufounes Electriques
04/22 Quebec City, QC @ L’Agitee
04/24 Charlottetown, NB @ Hunter’s Ale House
04/25 Fredericton, NB @ Lava Vodka Bar
04/26 Moncton, NB @ OC Nightclubv
04/27 Halifax, NS @ Michael’s

w/ Revocation and Ramming Speed
04/28 Bucksport, ME @ The Kave
04/29 Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus
04/30 Burlington, VT @ Nectar’s
05/01 Middletown, NY @ Sounds Asylum
05/02 Rochester, NY @ Bug Jar
05/03 Toronto, ON @ Opera House
05/04 Cleveland, OH @ Now That’s Class (no Revocation)

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Cauldron Streaming New Song "Nitebreaker"

Canadian heavy metallers Cauldron are streaming a brand new track, titled “Nitebreaker,” through Check out the track right here or in the player below.

“Nitebreaker” is taken from the band’s upcoming album, “Tommorow’s Lost,” which is due to be released in Europe on October 8th. The band also recently filmed a video for the track, which is due to be released in the near future.

“Tomorrow’s Lost” was recorded in Parkdale, Toronto with producer Jameson Elliott, who also recorded Cauldron’s 2010 album, “Burning Fortune.” You can pre-order “Tomorrow’s Lost” now over at this location.

The band’s upcoming tour dates are as follows:

Sep. 28 – Toronto, ON – Sneaky Dee’s
Oct. 12 – Kingston, ON – The Mansion
Oct. 13 – Montreal, QC – Hémisphère Gauche
Oct. 18 – Halifax, NS – Michael’s Bar
Oct. 19 – Charlottetown, PE – Baba’s Lounge
Oct. 20 – Moncton, NB – Plan B

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Dancing With Paris Announces Canadian Tour Dates

Dancing With Paris has announced an upcoming Eastern Canada tour with Beheading of A King and End of Crisis. Full details on the tour are available via Facebook and the dates are as follows:

April 5 – Ottawa, ON – Cafe Dekuf
April 6 – Fredricton, NB – Gallery Connexion
April 7 – Halifax, NS – The Pavillion
April 8 – Trenton, NS – Trenton Youth Center
April 9 – Charlottetown, PEI – TBA
April 10 – Amherst, NS – Knights of Pythias Hall
April 11 – Moncton, NB – TBA
April 12 – Sherbooke, QB – La Bar Le Magog
April 14 – Kingston, ON – Revolutions
April 15 – Belleville, ON – Parkdale Community Center
April 16 – Toronto, ON – The Hardluck Bar
April 17 – Hamilton, ON – TBA
April 18 – St Catherines, ON – City Lights

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