Senses Fail Debut New Track “New Jersey Makes, The World Takes”

Senses Fail debut “New Jersey Makes, The World Takes” from their upcoming new album, “If There Is Light, It Will Find You“. That effort is due for a February 16th release on Pure Noise Records.

Tells frontman Buddy Nielsen of the track:

“Over the years, I have lost a number of friends to drug addiction. This song addresses those losses and how I have tried to intervene in people’s addictions over the years. As someone who has battled addiction, I know that the change has to come from within.

While support and resources are very important, it is ultimately a decision that is on the person who is battling. So many of us in this country have a friend or loved one who has lost their battle, and I thought it was important to highlight that struggle.”

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GWAR Announce Australian Tour

– January 25th, 2018 –

Attention Human Scum!!!

Earth’s favourite interplanetary warriors, GWAR, are returning to conquer and destroy Australia in APRIL 2018!

The Blood of Gods Tour continues on into Australia, as your masters and supreme overlords take their one of a kind carnival of blood-drenched death and destruction Down Under. The last time GWAR visited Australia in 2014, they upset the Australian public with the controversial and media-hyped beheading of an effigy of then-Prime Minister, Tony Abbott. The body count will be even higher when GWAR returns to Australia in April of 2018 for more heavy metal carnage. Mark your calendars or leave the country.

Blothar the Berskerer had this to say about the upcoming bloodbath: “People of Australia, koala bears, kangaroos, crocodiles, wallabies…lend me your ears…and your skulls, and all of your internal organs…GWAR is coming to turn the Land of Dreams into your worst nightmare. Fire up the barby, we are going to eat Australia!

As for the Adelaide scum and your worthless existence, the so-called “Rock Capital of Australia”… is that crack rock? We shall turn the Great Australian Bight into our Great Australian BITE as our parting gift to Australia.

GWAR are riding the wave of worldwide dominance with their new record The Blood of Gods, released by Metal Blade Records in October 2017. The new record, and the spectacular tour to support it, have been praised by fans and media alike as triumphs of unimaginable genius.

Formed in Antarctica 1984 by manager Sleazy P. Martini, GWAR has forged a path of debauchery for over 30 years and it seems their work is still not done.

GWAR‘s mythology is rich in political and social satire. Their cult-following is galvanized by their controversial, indefatigable and ostentatious live performances, where crowds of willing slaves are subjected to ripe humour and theatrical imagery… and lots and lots of blood, vomit and other bodily fluids.

This tour was a masterpiece of the bizarre, an epic telling of a collection of freakish fairy tales” – metalwani.com

GWAR April 2018 Tour Dates
Tuesday 24th April – Brisbane, Eatons Hill
Thursday 26th April – Sydney, Metro
Friday 27th April – Melbourne, 170 Russell
Sunday 29th April – Adelaide, HQ

Tickets from: davidroywilliams.com
Pre-Sale: Thursday December 21st, 10am
On Sale: Friday December 22nd, 10am (Local time)

PLATINUM VIP M&G Ticket – 6 only per show – includes:
• Meet and Greet with GWAR
• 1 personal item autographed by GWAR
• Photo of yourself with GWAR taken by professional photographer
• Autographed Limited edition A3 Thick Card Poster
• Watch two songs from side of stage
• Collectors set of 7 guitar picks
• Official commemorative VIP Laminate
• Priority Access to the Venue

GOLD VIP M&G Ticket:
• Photo of yourself and 5 other slaves with GWAR taken by professional photographer
• Autographed Limited edition A3 Thick Card Poster
• Collectors set of 7 guitar picks
• Official commemorative VIP Laminate
• Priority Access to the Venue

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GWAR Announce Australian Tour

– January 25th, 2018 –

Attention Human Scum!!!

Earth’s favourite interplanetary warriors, GWAR, are returning to conquer and destroy Australia in APRIL 2018!

The Blood of Gods Tour continues on into Australia, as your masters and supreme overlords take their one of a kind carnival of blood-drenched death and destruction Down Under. The last time GWAR visited Australia in 2014, they upset the Australian public with the controversial and media-hyped beheading of an effigy of then-Prime Minister, Tony Abbott. The body count will be even higher when GWAR returns to Australia in April of 2018 for more heavy metal carnage. Mark your calendars or leave the country.

Blothar the Berskerer had this to say about the upcoming bloodbath: “People of Australia, koala bears, kangaroos, crocodiles, wallabies…lend me your ears…and your skulls, and all of your internal organs…GWAR is coming to turn the Land of Dreams into your worst nightmare. Fire up the barby, we are going to eat Australia!

As for the Adelaide scum and your worthless existence, the so-called “Rock Capital of Australia”… is that crack rock? We shall turn the Great Australian Bight into our Great Australian BITE as our parting gift to Australia.

GWAR are riding the wave of worldwide dominance with their new record The Blood of Gods, released by Metal Blade Records in October 2017. The new record, and the spectacular tour to support it, have been praised by fans and media alike as triumphs of unimaginable genius.

Formed in Antarctica 1984 by manager Sleazy P. Martini, GWAR has forged a path of debauchery for over 30 years and it seems their work is still not done.

GWAR‘s mythology is rich in political and social satire. Their cult-following is galvanized by their controversial, indefatigable and ostentatious live performances, where crowds of willing slaves are subjected to ripe humour and theatrical imagery… and lots and lots of blood, vomit and other bodily fluids.

This tour was a masterpiece of the bizarre, an epic telling of a collection of freakish fairy tales” – metalwani.com

GWAR April 2018 Tour Dates
Tuesday 24th April – Brisbane, Eatons Hill
Thursday 26th April – Sydney, Metro
Friday 27th April – Melbourne, 170 Russell
Sunday 29th April – Adelaide, HQ

Tickets from: davidroywilliams.com
Pre-Sale: Thursday December 21st, 10am
On Sale: Friday December 22nd, 10am (Local time)

PLATINUM VIP M&G Ticket – 6 only per show – includes:
• Meet and Greet with GWAR
• 1 personal item autographed by GWAR
• Photo of yourself with GWAR taken by professional photographer
• Autographed Limited edition A3 Thick Card Poster
• Watch two songs from side of stage
• Collectors set of 7 guitar picks
• Official commemorative VIP Laminate
• Priority Access to the Venue

GOLD VIP M&G Ticket:
• Photo of yourself and 5 other slaves with GWAR taken by professional photographer
• Autographed Limited edition A3 Thick Card Poster
• Collectors set of 7 guitar picks
• Official commemorative VIP Laminate
• Priority Access to the Venue

Follow GWAR:
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GWAR Announce Australian Tour

– January 25th, 2018 –

Attention Human Scum!!!

Earth’s favourite interplanetary warriors, GWAR, are returning to conquer and destroy Australia in APRIL 2018!

The Blood of Gods Tour continues on into Australia, as your masters and supreme overlords take their one of a kind carnival of blood-drenched death and destruction Down Under. The last time GWAR visited Australia in 2014, they upset the Australian public with the controversial and media-hyped beheading of an effigy of then-Prime Minister, Tony Abbott. The body count will be even higher when GWAR returns to Australia in April of 2018 for more heavy metal carnage. Mark your calendars or leave the country.

Blothar the Berskerer had this to say about the upcoming bloodbath: “People of Australia, koala bears, kangaroos, crocodiles, wallabies…lend me your ears…and your skulls, and all of your internal organs…GWAR is coming to turn the Land of Dreams into your worst nightmare. Fire up the barby, we are going to eat Australia!

As for the Adelaide scum and your worthless existence, the so-called “Rock Capital of Australia”… is that crack rock? We shall turn the Great Australian Bight into our Great Australian BITE as our parting gift to Australia.

GWAR are riding the wave of worldwide dominance with their new record The Blood of Gods, released by Metal Blade Records in October 2017. The new record, and the spectacular tour to support it, have been praised by fans and media alike as triumphs of unimaginable genius.

Formed in Antarctica 1984 by manager Sleazy P. Martini, GWAR has forged a path of debauchery for over 30 years and it seems their work is still not done.

GWAR‘s mythology is rich in political and social satire. Their cult-following is galvanized by their controversial, indefatigable and ostentatious live performances, where crowds of willing slaves are subjected to ripe humour and theatrical imagery… and lots and lots of blood, vomit and other bodily fluids.

This tour was a masterpiece of the bizarre, an epic telling of a collection of freakish fairy tales” – metalwani.com

GWAR April 2018 Tour Dates
Tuesday 24th April – Brisbane, Eatons Hill
Thursday 26th April – Sydney, Metro
Friday 27th April – Melbourne, 170 Russell
Sunday 29th April – Adelaide, HQ

Tickets from: davidroywilliams.com
Pre-Sale: Thursday December 21st, 10am
On Sale: Friday December 22nd, 10am (Local time)

PLATINUM VIP M&G Ticket – 6 only per show – includes:
• Meet and Greet with GWAR
• 1 personal item autographed by GWAR
• Photo of yourself with GWAR taken by professional photographer
• Autographed Limited edition A3 Thick Card Poster
• Watch two songs from side of stage
• Collectors set of 7 guitar picks
• Official commemorative VIP Laminate
• Priority Access to the Venue

GOLD VIP M&G Ticket:
• Photo of yourself and 5 other slaves with GWAR taken by professional photographer
• Autographed Limited edition A3 Thick Card Poster
• Collectors set of 7 guitar picks
• Official commemorative VIP Laminate
• Priority Access to the Venue

Follow GWAR:
http://www.gwar.net
http://instagram.com/gwar
https://twitter.com/GWARofficial
http://www.youtube.com/gwar
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Lamb of God, Anthrax, Behemoth, Testament to support Slayer on the North American leg of the band’s final world tour

– January 23rd, 2018 –

Lamb of God, Anthrax, Behemoth, and Testament, all bands who have close ties to and have shared the stage multiple times with the band over the years, will accompany Slayer on leg one, North America, of what will be its final world tour. The trek starts May 10 when a 26-date odyssey will have them crisscrossing the country, from San Diego to Toronto, Orlando to Minneapolis. Tickets go on sale to the public this Friday, January 26; log onto slayer.net for all ticketing info.

If you are lucky enough to be invited to play even just once with living legends like Slayer, it’s an incredible honor. Slayer gave Lamb Of God our very first two overseas shows. Slayer has subsequently taken us on several full-length tours, both at home and abroad. The guys in Slayer and their crew have also always been very, very cool to our band. It is irrefutable that Slayer helped create the genre of aggressive metal, and all modern bands of that ilk owe them a huge debt – I know we do. To be asked to be a part of their final tour – well, it just makes you stop and realize just how lucky you are. Hail Slayer! We’ll see you on the road…” – Randy Blythe, Lamb Of God

It’s truly an honor to be on Slayer’s final tour,” said Anthrax‘s Frank Bello. “Anthrax and Slayer have toured together for decades, we are family, band and crew, so we want to help give Slayer the best send-off possible, and to have one last blast with our friends. But you know, at the end of the day, Slayer will never die.

Well, well, well…the dream comes true AGAIN it seems. Behemoth will be teaming up with mighty Slayer again for another extensive American run later this year! Nothing short of epic if you ask me! I cannot wait to confront American legions again before we unleash the new record. One of the biggest metal tours this year: Testament, Behemoth, Anthrax, Lamb Of God and Slayer. Can you miss it out? FUCK NO!” – Nergal, Behemoth

Sharing the stage with Slayer once again is going to be an honor, and to be a part of the final tour is going to be a special privilege for us. Slayer has influenced so many aggressive bands in their career. This tour will be an epic time for all who attend. Do yourself a favor and clear your calendars when this show comes to town. This will be your last chance to see a tour like this. Get ready North America for the devastation.” – Chuck Billy, Testament

Dates for Slayer‘s final world tour, leg one, North America, are as follows:

MAY
10 Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, CA
11 FivePoint Amphitheatre, Irvine, CA
13 Papa Murphy’s Park at Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA
16 PNE Forum, Vancouver, BC
17 South Okanagan Events Centre, Penticton, BC
19 Big Four, Calgary, AB
20 Shaw Centre, Edmonton, AB
22 Bell MTS Centre, Winnipeg, MB
24 The Armory, Minneapolis, MN
25 Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, Chicago, IL
27 Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre @ Freedom Hill, Detroit, MI
29 Budweiser Stage, Toronto, ON
30 Place Bell, Montreal, PQ

JUNE
01 Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT
02 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ
04 Santander Arena, Reading, PA
06 Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH
07 Blossom Music Center, Cleveland, OH
09 KeyBank Pavilion, Pittsburgh, PA
10 Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, VA
12 VUHL Amphitheater, Virginia Beach, VA
14 PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte, NC
15 Orlando Amphitheater, Orlando, FL
17 Smart Financial Centre, Houston, TX
19 The Bomb Factory, Dallas, TX
20 Austin 360 Amphitheater, Austin, TX

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Ministry Frontman Al Jourgensen Makes 2018 Predictions

Ministry frontman Al Jourgensen has been featured in a new video, wherein he makes predictions for the new year. For 2018, Jourgensen forecasts giant political upheaval and geopolitical stress which has been set up in 2017 by the “orange shitgibbon” himself. According to Jourgensen, 2016 and 2017 were similar to having a puss-filled boil or pimple on the country. “We have to get 2017 and 2016 off of us,” he states, “and 2018 is going to be the popping of the pimple. It’s going to be a rough year, but it’s going to be a necessary year for the progression of the human race.

“The majority should rule the democracy and right now, the majority does not rule.”

Also happening in 2018 will be Ministry’s new album, “AmeriKKKant,” the psychedelic, politically influenced album rooted in Jourgensen’s unadulterated anger for what’s happening in America today. (March 9, Nuclear Blast Records.)

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Avatar Debut New Music Video “The King Wants You”

Avatar debut a new music video for their song “The King Wants You“. The track will appear on the band’s upcoming album, “Avatar Country“, which will meet a January 12th release date.

Initial touring in support of the release has also been announced with dates available below:

With The Brains & Hellzapoppin:

01/06 Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
01/07 Toronto, ON – The Opera House
01/09 Montreal, QC – Astral
01/11 New York, NY – Gramercy Theatre
01/12 Boston, MA – Brighton
01/13 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
01/14 Philadelphia, PA – Theatre Of Living Arts
01/16 Louisville, KY – Mercury Ballroom
01/17 Atlanta, GA – The Buckhead Theatre
01/18 New Orleans, LA – House Of Blues
01/19 Houston, TX – House Of Blues
01/20 Dallas, TX – House Of Blues
01/21 San Antonio, TX – The Aztec Theatre
01/23 Tempe, AZ – The Marquee
01/24 Los Angeles, CA – Regent Theater
01/25 Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades
01/28 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven
01/30 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
01/31 Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
02/01 Lincoln, NE – Bourbon Theatre
02/02 Chicago, IL – The Bottom Lounge
02/03 Green Bay, WI – Sand Lot
02/05 Lawrence, KS – Granada
02/07 Detroit, MI – St. Andrew’s Hall
02/08 Cleveland, OH – House Of Blues
02/09 Indianapolis, IN – Deluxe
02/10 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave II
02/11 Grand Rapids, MI – Intersection

With Hellzapoppin & Ole Kerry McKee:

03/13 Utrecht, NET – Tivoli Vredenburg
03/14 Paris, FRA – Le Trianon
03/15 Lille, FRA – Le Splendid
03/16 London, UK – Islington Assembly Hall
03/17 Sint-Niklaas, BEL – De Casino
03/18 Cologne, GER – Luxor
03/20 Remis, FRA – La Cartonnerie
03/21 Nimes, FRA – Paloma
03/22 Cognac, FRA – West Rock
03/23 Bilbao, SPA – Sala Santana 27
03/24 Madrid, SPA – Sala Mon Live
03/25 Barcelona, SPA – Sala Bikini
03/26 Lyon, FRA – Le Transbordeur
03/27 Geneva, SWI – L’Usine
03/28 Zurich, SWI – Dynamo
03/29 Milan, ITA – Alcatraz
04/01 Munich, GER – Technikum
04/02 Prague, CZE – Lucerna Music Bar
04/03 Berlin, GER – Bi Nuu
04/04 Hamburg, GER – Gruenspan
04/05 Copenhagen, DEN – Pumpehuset
04/06 Stockholm, SWE – Klubben Fryhuset
04/07 Göteborg, SWE – Tradgarn

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Behemoth’s “The Satanist” Has Gone Gold In Band’s Native Poland

Behemoth announce that their latest album, 2014’s “The Satanist“, has gone gold in their home Poland. The sales milestone represents 15,000 copies sold. Given the heavy influence that Christianity has in the country, achieving the milestone is a big accomplishment. Behemoth’s mainman Nergal issued the below statement on Instagram:

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Graven To Release New EP “Heirs Of Discord” In 2018

Extreme metal outfit Graven – formed in the ashes of Swarm Of The Lotus – makes its destructive return, ending a four-year hiatus with the construction of a new EP titled Heirs Of Discord for release in 2018.

With its members currently located in Arizona, Maryland, New Jersey, and Florida, Graven initiated the recording sessions for Heirs Of Discordlast week, having traveled from their various current residences around the country to lay down tracks at Pristine Audio And Video in St. Petersburg, Florida with engineer Dee Blume, who will also mix and master the record. Teddy Patterson (Burnt By The Sun, Human Remains, Gridlink) has joined the lineup, and in addition, original Human Remains guitarist Stephen Procopio will appear on a cover of “Human” from Human Remains’ ageless Using Sickness As A Hero.

Issued Graven from the studio, “The time has come to officially announce what we’ve been working on for a while. Talks started earlier this year about reuniting to get this done and it hasn’t been easy, as all of us live in a different part of the country now. Pre-production has been lengthy, involving passing demos back and forth via email, until we felt confident we were ready. Our longtime friend Teddy Patterson (Burnt By The Sun, Human Remains, Gridlink) will be joining us for the album and lending his talent in the bass department. His tracking will be done at Backroom Studios with engineer Kevin Antreassian of The Dillinger Escape Plan. We are beyond stoked on everything and after a four-year hiatus, we are happy to be back and making music again!”

Following the disbanding of Swarm Of The Lotus in 2010, three of its members established Graven , reworking the lineup and moving forward with a more extreme approach, bridging the crushing sludge/metallic hardcore explosiveness of the former act with more guttural death, grind, and doom devastation. Graven began to play live in various lineup incarnations in 2011, and self-released their first EP, The Filth Will Cleanse, in November 2012. They recorded two songs for a three-way split release with Burn Everything and Reckoner for Dullest Records which was released in May of 2014, however Graven went on hiatus in late 2013, leaving at least five songs on the table which were never recorded. Some of this material has been resurrected and reworked, and will finally see the light of day as part of Heirs Of Discord.

The Heirs Of Discord sessions will continue at various studios over the next several months, completed with artwork by Unexpected Specter, and released digitally and on vinyl sometime mid-2018, with select live appearances also being scouted out for late next year, following the release.

Heirs Of Discord Track Listing:
1. I Dreamt You Were Dead
2. To Ravage And Absolve
3. A Failed Mask
4. Thieves Of Rotted Ilk
5. Backwards To Oblivion
6. Human (Human Remains cover)

Graven:
Peter Maturi – guitars/vocals
Chris Csar – drums
Jason Borowy – vocals
Teddy Patterson – bass

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Kataklysm Tap Jay Ruston (Anthrax, Stone Sour) For New Album “Meditations”

Montreal-based Kataklysm recently announced that their next offering, ‘Meditations’, is slated for an April 2018 release via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band reveals they have enlisted acclaimed Los Angeles based producer Jay Ruston (Anthrax, Stone Sour) to mix and master their new upcoming album.

Watch the trailer for ‘Meditations’, below:

Guitarist JF Dagenais adds:

“This album has so much to offer that we decided to search for someone outside the box for it. Someone who comes with a fresh outlook and hasn’t work with extreme or death metal bands. We wanted someone with a more organic feel but at the same time can pound a mix into your chest with the power and definition it deserves. When Jay accepted to work with us, we knew he would bring just that! So far, the first mixes coming in are incredible. We will be turning some heads on this album folks. That’s all I can say for now, can’t wait!”

Kataklysm have spent the last 25 years cementing their legacy in the extreme metal genre. 2016 marked a whirlwind of excitement as the band added a Juno Award to their collection as well as landing their highest Billboard charting. They are one of a handful of bands that have the title of “Longest Standing Artist” on the Nuclear Blast roster.
Born in 1992 from the cold winds of Montreal, Québec, Canada comes one of the country’s top extreme musical exports to date: Kataklysm. With a career spanning 25 years, Kataklysm is a leading force in the most brutal & powerful genre in heavy metal and has conquered territories such as Europe, North & South America, Australia, and Asia while recently becoming the first Canadian metal band to ever play South Africa.

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