Baptism Gearing Up For First U.S. Show At Cathedral Of The Black Goat

Finnish cult black metal outfit Baptism has announced the band’s first ever U.S. performance will take place at this year’s installment of Cathedral of the Black Goat on Friday, June 9th.

The fest is set to go down at Chicago’s LiveWire Lounge, with full event details available over here. Furthermore, Baptism has announced a string of European festival dates, playing Tuska Open air in Finland, Forest Open Air in Switzerland and more. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.

Baptism’s summer festival tour is taking place in support of crushing new full-length album “V: The Devil’s Fire,” which was recorded at Fantom Studio and is out via Season Of Mist.

Jun. 9 Chicago, IL @ Cathedral of the Black Goat Fest
Jun. 30 Helsinki (FI) @ Tuska Open Air
Jul. 15 Chevenez (CH) @ Forest Fest Open Air VI
Dec. 15 Berlin (DE) @ Nuke Club
Dec TBA Eindhoven (NL) @ Eindhoven Metal Meeting 2017

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Crippled Black Phoenix Announces European Tour Dates

International dark rock collective Crippled Black Phoenix just announced a European summer festival tour. The band will kick off the trek at Hellfest in France on June 18th, and continue through select dates in June, July, and August. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.

Regarding the tour, founding member and vocalist Justin Greaves comments: “Hello rockers! We are stoked to bring a fine selection of our songs to you this summer. Make sure to catch our shows this time round; we are not the most touring band. See you in the sun!”

Crippled Black Phoenix is touring in support of new album “Bronze,” which is out now via Season Of Mist. Catch the band live on these dates:

Jun. 18 Clisson (FR) @ Hellfest
Jun. 19 Liege (BE) @ La Zone (+Trap Them)
Jun. 20 Wiesbaden (DE) @ Schlachthof (+Trap Them)
Jun. 21 Segrate (IT) @ SoloMacello Fest
Jun. 23 Aarau (CH) @ Kiff (+Trap Them +Ghost Bath)
Jun. 24 München (DE) @ Saint Helena Festival
Jul. 14 Sankt Goarshausen (DE) @ Night of the Prog
Aug. 4 Raversbeuren (DE) @ Lott-Festival

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Necrophagia To Support I Am Morbid On European Tour

Cult death metal pioneers Necrophagia just announced a new European tour this spring. The tour begins in Poland on May 29th, and runs throughout June before concluding in Germany.

Necrophagia will be touring as main support to I Am MOrbid, the new band featuring David Vincent of Morbid Angel. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.

May 29 Bielsko-Biala (POL) @ Rudeboy
May 30 Kosice (SVK) @ Collosseum
May 31 Budapest (HUN) @ Durer Kert
Jun. 1 Ljubljana (SLO) @ Orto Bar
Jun. 2 Venice (ITA) @ Revolver
Jun. 3 Lyss (SUI) @ Kulturfabrik
Jun. 4 Hamburg (GER) @ Logo
Jun. 5 Moerlenbach Wieher (GER) @ Live Music Hall
Jun. 6 Munich (GER) @ Feierwerk
Jun. 7 Erfurt (GER) @ From Hell
Jun. 8 Flensburg (GER) @ Roxy
Jun. 9 Den Haag (NLD) @ Paard Van Troje
Jun. 10 Tilburg (NLD) @ 013
Jun. 11 Leipzig (GER) @ Hellraiser

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Dying Fetus Unveils New Album “Wrong One To Fuck With”

The death metal overlords from Dying Fetus just revealed the cover art for their 8th studio album, “Wrong One To Fuck With.” The album will be released on June 23rd, 2017 via Relapse Records. Stay tuned for pre-order information in the coming weeks.

These seasoned veterans manage to further stretch their creative and technical boundaries across 10 complex tracks of pulverizing death metal, filled with more dynamic intricacies, brutal breakdowns, and varied vocal patterns than ever before.

The first press of “Wrong One To Fuck With” on CD includes an expanded, deluxe packaging and the exclusive bonus track “Induce Terror.”

Additionally, Dying Fetus will embark on a full European tour with Hatebreed starting this week. All confirmed tour dates are available below.

Apr 12 Koln, DE Essigfabrik
Apr 13 Magdeburg, DE Factory
Apr 14 Warsaw, PL Progresja
Apr 15 Berlin, DE Astra
Apr 16 Schijndel, NL Paaspop
Apr 17 Solothurn, CH Kofmehl
Apr 18 Saarbrucken, DE Garage
Apr 19 Nurnberg, DE Hirsch
Apr 20 Munchen, DE Backstage
Apr 21 Bologna, IT Zona Roveri
Apr 22 Innsbruck, AT Hafen
Apr 23 Lindau, DE Club Vaudeville
Apr 25 Besancon, FR La Rodia
Apr 26 Munster, DE Sputnikhalle
Apr 27 Aarhus, DK Train
Apr 28 Oslo, NO Parkteatret
Apr 29 Sweden Frimis Salonger

May 25 Vancouver, BC Modified Ghost Festival II

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Dodecahedron Announces Rare Tour Dates

Experimental black metal band Dodecahedron just announced string of rare live dates in May. The band will perform across The Netherlands, and sees two shows with label mates Ulsect. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.

Dodecahedron will be touring in support of new album, “Kwintessens,” which was released earlier this month through Season Of Mist and can be streamed in full at this location for those brave enough to listen.

Apr. 28 Leeuwarden, NL @ De Neushoorn
May 19 Tilburg, NL @ 013 w/ULSECT
May 21 Utrecht, NL @ Tivoli de Helling w/ULSECT
May 25 Leiden, NL @ Gebr. De Nobel

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Solstafir Announces Summer European Tour Dates

Acclaimed Icelandic rock band Solstafir just announced a new headlining European tour, beginning on June 10th in Paris, which will be the band’s first trek in support of upcoming record “Berdreyminn.” A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.

Regarding the tour, Solstafir comments: “We are stoked to be back on the road and doing up ‘n close personal club shows between summer festivals. Some of the small venues are expected to sell out fast – so better get your ticket right away.”

“Berdreyminn” (which translates to a “dreamer of forthcoming events”) will be released worldwide on May 26th. The new full-length was produced by Birgir Birgirsson and Jaime Gomez-Arellano and features the following track listing:

1. Silfur-Refur
2. Ísafold (click here to stream)
3. Hula
4. Nárós
5. Hvít Sæng
6. Dýrafjörður
7. Ambátt
8. Bláfjall

Jun. 10 Paris (FR) @ @ Download Festival
Jun. 11 Brighton (UK) @ The Haunt
Jun. 12 Colchester (UK) @ Arts Centre
Jun. 13 Leeds (UK) @ Brudenell Social Club
Jun. 14 London (UK) @ Old Blue Last
Jun. 15 Breda (NL) @ Mezz
Jun. 16 Dessel (BE) @ Graspop Metal Meeting
Jun. 17 Utrecht (NL) @ Tivoli de Helling
Jun. 18 Hannover (DE) @ Musikzentrum
Jun. 19 Dresden (DE) @ Beatpol
Jun. 20 Karlsruhe (DE) @ Jubez
Jun. 21 Colmar (FR) @ Fete de la Musique
Jun. 22 Lyon (FR) @ CCO Villeurbanne
Jun. 23 Toulouse (FR) @ Rex
Jun. 24 Madrid (ES) @ Download Festival

Solstafir festival dates
Jul. 7 Neskaupstaður (IS) @ Eistnaflug Festival (Exact date tba)
Jul. 29 Neuensee bei Lichtenfels (DE) @ Rock im Wald
Aug. 18 Borre (NO) @ Midgardsblot Festival 2017 (Exact date tba)

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Weedeater Announces U.S. Tour Dates With ASG

Notorious southern metal outfit Weedeater just announced an upcoming U.S. tour. The trek begins on March 14th and sees the band performing alongside ASG on select dates.

A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below while Weedeater tours in support of latest album “Goliathan” (streaming in full here).

Mar. 14 Atlanta, GA @ Basement*
Mar. 15 New Orleans, LA @ Siberia*
Mar. 17 Hattiesburg, MS @ The Tavern*
Mar. 18 Little Rock, AR @ Rev Room*
Mar. 19 St. Louis, MO @ Fubar*
Mar. 20 Memphis, TN @ Hi-Tone*
Mar. 21 Nashville, TN @ Exit / In
Mar. 22 Birmingham, AL @ Zydeco
Mar. 23 Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall
Mar. 24 Tallahassee, FL @ Sidebar
Mar. 25 Gainesville, FL @ High Dive
Mar. 27 Orlando, FL @ Will’s Pub
Mar. 28 Miami, FL @ Gramps
Mar. 29 Lake Worth, FL @ Propaganda
Mar. 30 Savannah, GA @ The Jinx
Mar. 31 Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero*
Apr. 1 Charlotte, NC @ Rabbit Hole

* No ASG

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Beaten To Death Announces 2017 Tour Dates, Recording Plans

Norwegian grindcore crew Beaten To Death just confirmed the band’s first shows for 2017. All confirmed tour dates can be found below.

The five-piece group will tour in support of latest album “Unplugged,” which was released in late 2015 via Mas-Kina Recordings and – despite the name – is about as rabidly electric as you can get.

Meanwhile, Beaten To Death recently completed 12 new songs for a fourth album and plans to enter the studio in April to begin recording.

22.02 – Zurich, Switzerland @ Bar Ebrietas W/All Over The Face and Edgar Wallach
23.02 – Budweis, Czech Republic @ Mc Fabrika W/Dærrwin
24.02 – Leeuwarden, Holland @ Café Mukkes W/Zubzero
25.02 – Haarlem, Holland @ Complexity Fest

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Misery Index Kicking Off U.S. Tour Dates

Acclaimed Baltimore death metal outfit Misery Index just began a U.S. tour alongside Napalm Death and The Black Dahlia Murder. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below:

Misery Index is touring in support of latest album, “The Killing Gods,” which was recorded at Visceral Sound Studios with Scott Hull (PIig Destroyer) and Wright Way recording with long-time engineer Steve Wright.

Oct. 31 – Oklahoma City @ Thunder Alley Grill & Sports Lounge (Misery Index Halloween Headliner)
with Napalm Death & The Black Dahlia Murder
Nov. 1 – Farmington, NM @ Top Deck
Nov. 2 – Phoenix, AZ @ Club Red
Nov. 3 – Santa Ana, CA @ Observatory
Nov. 4 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent
Nov. 5 – San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel
Nov. 7 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Depot
Nov. 8 – Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
Nov. 9 – Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room
Nov. 10 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
Nov. 11 – Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom

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Mouth Of The Architect Announces U.S. Tour Dates

Mouth of the Architect just announced U.S. tour dates in support of new album, “Path of Eight.” The tour begins on October 5th, and travels for two weeks before concluding on October 15th.

Support on this tour comes from So Hideous, Netherlands, and Zvi on select dates. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.

“Path of Eight,” the band’s sixth full-length album, was mixed and mastered by Chris Common and will be released by Translation Loss Records worldwide on October 7th.

Oct. 5 Cleveland, OH – Now That’s Class ^^
Oct. 6 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus ^^
Oct. 7 Boston, MA – O’Brien’s ^^
Oct. 8 Baltimore, MD – Sidebar ^^
Oct. 9 Philadelphia, PA – Kung Fu Necktie ^^
Oct. 10 Richmond, VA – Strange Matter **
Oct. 11 Raleigh, NC – King’s **
Oct. 12 Atlanta, GA – Drunken Unicorn **
Oct. 13 Savannah, GA – The Jinx **
Oct. 14 Nashville, TN – The End **
Oct. 15 Louisville, KY – Mag Bar **

^^ w/ So Hideous & Zvi
** w/ Netherlands & Zvi

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