2018 Lineup Announced By ProgPower USA, Tarja, James Labrie and Angra To Healine; Redemption Reveals Major Lineup Change

With the 2017 edition of ProgPower USA in the books (Metal Underground.com reports/photos forthcoming), promoters Glenn Harveston, Milton Mendonca and Nathan Block announced the Days 1-2 and 3-4 lineup just after Orphaned Land’s performance on Wednesday, September 6th and Myrath’s performance on Friday, September 8th, respectfully.

The event will take place on September 5-8, 2018 at Center Stage in Atlanta, Georgia. Tickets for Days 3-4 will go on sale on October 7th via Ticketmaster. Days 1-2 will go on sale November 11th.

In the roster video for Days 3-4, California progressive metal act Redemption announced that vocalist Ray Alder (Fates Warning) has departed the band and the new vocalist is Evergrey’s Tom Englund. The forthcoming new album also features guitar appearances from Simone Mularoni (DGM) and Chris Poland (ex-Megadeth).

The featured headliners are Voyager (Australia), Angra (Brazil), James Labrie (USA) and Tarja (Finland). The complete lineup is as follows:

Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 – DAY 1:

Voyager (Australia) (Headliner)
Nocturnal Rites (Sweden)
Gloryhammer (Scotland/UK)
Ross The Boss Band (Special Manowar set) (USA)

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 – DAY 2:

Angra – 25th Anniversary “fans pick the set list” Show (Brazil) (Headliner)
Dream Evil (Sweden)
Kingcrow (Italy)
Cellar Darling (Switzerland)

Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 – DAY 3:

James Labrie (Canada) (Headliner)
Redemption (USA) with new vocalist, Tom Englund
Labyrinth (Italy) “Return to Heaven Denied” part I in its entirety
Bloodbound (Sweden)
Persefone (Andorra)
Manimal (Sweden)

Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 – DAY 4:

Tarja Turunen (Finland) (Headliner)
Alestorm (Scotland/UK)
VUUR (The Netherlands)
Soen (Sweden)
Eclipse (Sweden) *US Exclusive
Triosphere (Norway)

The reveal video for Days 1-2 can be viewed here:

ProgPower USA XIX – Days 1&2 Roster from ProgPower USA on Vimeo.

The reveal video for Days 3-4 can be viewed here:

ProgPower USA XIX Roster Video from ProgPower USA on Vimeo.

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SELF HELP FESTIVAL EXPANDS TO INCLUDE DATES IN PHILLY, DETROIT, ORLANDO & SAN BERNARDINO

SELF HELP FESTIVAL EXPANDS TO INCLUDE DATES IN PHILLY, DETROIT, ORLANDO & SAN BERNARDINO LINEUPS TO INCLUDE A DAY TO REMEMBER, RISE AGAINST, UNDERØATH, PIERCE THE VEIL, FALLING IN REVERSE & MORE! Purchase Tickets For Self Help Festival Now! July 21, 2017 ? Los Angeles, CA ? Celebrating its 4th year, the popular punk rock […]

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TODAY IS THE DAY Continues To Book New Tours Supporting Animal Mother LP

Violent, visionary, longstanding metal trio, TODAY IS THE DAY has issued a new list of target cities for live actions in support of their brilliantly destructive tenth full-length album, Animal Mother, released in mid-October via Southern Lord. Having just completed an exhaustive US trek with a month of headlining tour dates and then another two […]

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TODAY IS THE DAY Adds Eyehategod Tour To Fall Itinerary

While TODAY IS THE DAY is currently in tour preparation mode — leaving for their brutal trek with support from Lord Mantis in less than a week — the band has confirmed a rash of additional new tour actions, including a crushing US run with the infamous Eyehategod, going to battle for their incoming tenth […]

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Killitorous Posts “George Costanza’s Father’s Son”

Killitorous (discuss: is it meant to be a dinosaur as in killitorous-rex, is it a combination of kill and clitoris, or is it just “kill it or us” all run together as one word?) has a new track out today featuring Youri Raymond (Uhuman, ex-Cryptopsy). Killitorous comments:

“HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!!! – here is a BRAND NEW TRACK about dad’s, fathers, and sons… enjoy ‘George Costanza’s Father’s Son’ and have a couple pints with your old man today!”

The track hails from the “Party, Grind” album, which has the following track listing:

1. Have You Found Jesus Yet Gump?
2. Godking
3. Fecal Fellatio
4. It’s Not Stanley, It’s Stan Lee (watch the video here)
5. George Costanza’s Father’s Son
6. What Do You Know About Ray Finkle?
7. ‘Til Death Do Us Party
8. Insanity as a Pathway to Fame and Fortune: The Life and Times of Gary Busey
9. No, Not The Bees!
10. Carving a totem pole a top blood mountain whilst enslaving the local mountain-folk population as cattle…
11. See You at the Party, Richter (Bonus Total Deathcore 666 Track)

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TODAY IS THE DAY Joins Southern Lord Recordings; Tenth LP Coming Late 2014‏

Southern Lord Recordings is beyond stoked to broadcast that influential, visionary metal act, TODAY IS THE DAY, has joined with the label’s roster for the release of their massively anticipated tenth studio album later this year. Early this year, TODAY IS THE DAY’s newest lineup was announced, as the foundation of the then unnamed album […]

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Day Of Doom Signs With Lavadome To Re-Release “The Gates Of Hell”

Lavadome has announced the signing of Long Island death metal unit Day of Doom. The label will re-release the band’s third album, “The Gates Of Hell,” this Spring.

The Gates Of Hell was released by the band independently in 2013. Be prepared for forty minutes of original, technical and crushing effort in the vein of classic NY brutal death metal. Below you can stream a track, “Through Horrible Despair,” off the upcoming re-release.

The Gates Of Hell by DAY OF DOOM

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Crimson Dawn Signs To My Graveyard For Release Of “In Strange Aeons”

Crimson Dawn has checked in with the following announcement about inking a deal with My Graveyard Productions:

“We’re proud to announce that we’ve signed a deal with My Graveyard Productions for the release of our debut album ‘In Strange Aeons…!’

“The album will come out in September and will include 9 original songs +1 bonus track (for the CD version), a cover of Black Sabbath’s ‘Over and Over’ from the ‘Mob Rules’ album. Dawn is coming. Get ready for the DAY OF DOOM!”

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Accuser Reveals New “Diabolic” Album Details

Accuser has checked in with the following announcement about releasing a new album this coming April:

“Our new album ‘DIABOLIC’ will be in stores and we are really proud to share the cover artwork and track list with you. So, you know what to do on Friday, 12.04.2013: DIABOLIC DAY!!!

1. Apocalyptic Decay
2. Diabolic
3. Cannibal Insanity
4. Deification
5. Dethroned
6. Beyond the Blackness
7. Save your Legend
8. Immortal Aggression
9. Remains of Chaos
10. World Wide Violence

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Primitive Graven Image Announces “Deathlessness On The Road” Tour Dates

Primitive Graven Image has checked in with the following brief announcement about upcoming tour dates in March:

“Greetings all, we are currently working with Nazgul Agency and putting a few dates together for this year in support of our recently released ‘Psychedelic Episodes – Observations on Death and Deathlessness’ album. ‘Deathlessness On The Road 2013’ – first dates available below.”

2nd March – London, Electrowerks – with ENTHRONED and ETHEREAL
3rd March – Exeter, Cavern – with ENTHRONED and ETHEREAL
11th March – Leeds, DAY OF RAPTURE II festival – with DESECRATION + more
29th March – Liverpool, The Lomax – with NINKHARSAG + more
30th March – Grimsby, The Matrix – with NINKHARSAG, INFERNAL CREATION + more

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