Calgary’s Decimate Metalfest Announces First Round Of Bands For 2018 Line-Up

Gearing up for their first annual year of brutality, Decimate Metalfest announces Chaos Being, Accostal, Hazzerd, Widow’s Peak, From The Wolves and Hammerdrone as the first batch of local bands to be added to the 2018 line up for the three night festival descending on Calgary, AB from June 7th – 9th at Distortion Live Venue.

DMF organizer Sloan Voxx comments:

“There is so much incredible talent in our city and we are very fortunate to have the pleasure of working with so many of them. We feel that the locals we have included on the first annual Decimate Metalfest are a wonderful asset to our fest and will round this bill out perfectly!”

Weekend Passes available at the following LINK (single tickets to be sold at a later date)

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First Annual Florida Metal Fest, Forged By Obituary’s John And Donald Tardy, To Commence January 30th, 2016

First Annual Florida Metal Fest, Forged By Obituary’s John And Donald Tardy, To Commence January 30th, 2016 Event To Feature Performances By Corrosion Of Conformity, Trouble, Deicide And More! January 30th, 2016 will mark the official kick off of the first annual Florida Metal Fest! Organized by brothers John and Donald Tardy of death metal […]

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First Annual Florida Metal Fest, Forged By Obituary’s John And Donald Tardy, To Commence January 30th, 2016

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Naam To Play Last Show At Brooklyn Sludgefeast

Brooklyn-based music blog The Bent Unit will be hosting the first annual Sludgefeast on November 15th. The 1-day celebration of metal, doom, sludge, noise, and psych will include headliners Naam and White Hills, along with 9 more bands rounding out the bill.

Moreover, Naam recently announced that this would be the band’s last performance ever, meaning the final set of the night will also be the final set of a band that has truly carried the torch of heavy music in Brooklyn for the past 5+ years.

The organizer of the festival comments: “It will be sad to see them go, but we’re happy to say that we’ll see them out in the blaze of glory they truly deserve.”

More details are available at the Facebook event page here, and the lineup will be as follows:

Naam
White Hills
No Way
Blackout
It’s Not Night: It’s Space
Chimpgrinder
Eidetic Seeing
Grizzlor
Wonderbreed
Blackest
Mountain God
Rhin

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Motörhead’s Motörboat: Testament, Down, High On Fire and Kill Devil Hill join lineup‏

The first annual Motörhead’s Motörboat, featuring three of the greatest heavy metal bands in the world–Megadeth, Motörhead, and Anthrax–has announced additions to the band lineup for the September 22-26, 2014 cruise on the Carnival Ecstasy. Testament, Down (featuring Philip Anselmo), High On Fire, and Kill Devil Hill (featuring Rex Brown) will join Megadeth, Motörhead, Anthrax, […]

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Motörhead’s Motörboat: Testament, Down, High On Fire and Kill Devil Hill join lineup‏

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ArmyOfOneTV Posts Hudson Valley Death Fest Footage And Interview

A quick video interview done this past Sunday, November 25th right after the first annual Hudson Valley Death Fest outside of the The Chance Theater in Poughkeepsie, NY is streaming below. ArmyOfOneTV interviewed Sammy (Goatwhore), Mark (Misery Index) and Paul (Cannibal Corpse) in the footage below. A forty-five minute video of the Hudson Valley Death Fest is also streaming at this location.

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Carpathian Funeral Streaming "Insinerated"

Decatur, Illinois blackened death metal band Carpathian Funeral has just issued its debut “The End of God” via Butchered/Sevared Records. The band is streaming an upload of the track “Insinerated” below. Carpathian Funeral will be appearing at the First Annual True Midwest Underground Metal Fest, which takes place at the Fubar in St. Louis, Missouri on August 18th along with seven other bands. Head over to the event’s Facebook event page for more information.

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Metallica Posts Trailer For Orion Music + More Fest

Metallica posted a trailer for the upcoming first annual Orion Music + More Festival which takes place in Atlantic City on June 23-24, 2012. For a partial list of confirmed acts, head over to this location and for tickets and more information head over to this location. Recently added acts include Suicidal Tendencies and Sepultura.

As previously reported, the event will feature 22 artists, comedy and lifestyle elements. Check out the trailer here:

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Ceremony Of Sludge Scheduled In March

Portland’s first annual Ceremony of Sludge will be taking place on March 2nd and 3d at the Alleyway on N.E. Alberta. On Friday March 2nd, Heavy Voodoo, Axxicorn, Avi Dei and Zmoke will play. Saturday, March 3rd will see performances by the bands Lamprey, Towers, Doomsower, and Witch Throne. Each ticket gets you a voucher for a download of the Ceremony of Sludge Vol. I mix. All eight of the bands currently slated to perform come from Portland, OR or the general area, and some have deals with local label Captain Couch records.

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