Gojira Announces Tour Dates With Pallbearer And Oni

Gojira just announced North American headline dates with special guests Pallbearer and Oni in support of the “Magma” album. This summer trek is set to get underway July 30th at the UC Theatre in Berkeley, CA.

The announce comes hot on the heels of Gojira joining Metallica as special guests on the “WorldWired” headlining tour. Below you can see all upcoming, currently announced Gojira 2017 tour dates.

+ With Pallbearer
* With Oni
‡ With Metallica and Avenged Sevenfold
# Festival Date

5/31 Barcelona, ES Primavera Sound#
7/29 Los Angeles, CA Rose Bowl ‡
7/30 Berkeley, CA UC Theatre +*
8/1 Santa Cruz, CA Catalyst +*
8/2 Ventura, CA Ventura Theatre +*
8/4 Phoenix, AZ University of Phoenix Stadium ‡
8/5 Anaheim, CA House of Blues +*
8/6 San Diego, CA Petco Park ‡
8/8 Boise, ID Knitting Factory +*
8/9 Seattle, WA CenturyLink Field ‡
8/10 Spokane, WA Knitting Factory +
8/11 Calgary, AB Macewan Hall +
8/12 Saskatoon, SB O’Brians +
8/14 Vancouver, BC BC Place ‡
8/16 Edmonton, AB Commonwealth Stadium ‡

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Motionless In White Posts New Song “Rats”

Roadrunner recording group Motionless In White just premiered “Rats,” the latest track to be released from upcoming album “Graveyard Shift.” New track “Rats” follows Motionless In White’s previous single “Eternally Yours.”.

Motionless In White has also been announced as lead support on the second leg of In This Moment’s “Half God Half Devil” tour. The second leg of the summer trek is set to begin June 28th at St. Louis, MO’s The Pageant and continues through early August.

The band is further set to light up an array of festivals around the world, including Concord, NC’s Carolina Rebellion (Sunday, May 7th), Somerset, WI’s Northern Invasion (Sunday, May 14th), and Columbus, OH’s Rock on the Range (Friday, May 19th).

From there, the group will cross the Atlantic for a European tour highlighted by headline dates and festival performances including Luxembourg’s The A’s Mayhem (Sunday, June 4th), Donnington Park’s Download UK 2017 (Friday, June 9th), Lyon, FR’s LongLive RockFest (Tuesday, June 13th), Dessel, BE’s Graspop Metal Meeting (Friday, June 16th), Copenhagen, DK’s Copenhell (June 22nd-24th), Madrid, ES’s Download Madrid (June 22nd-24th), and Gräfenhainichen, DE’s With Full Force Festival (June 22nd-24th).

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Toothgrinder Announces Headlining Tour Dates

Fresh off a trek opening for Killswitch Engage, New Jersey’s Toogthgrinder is due back on the road later this month for a handful of headline dates listed below. These shows are in support of the band’s Spinefarm debut “Nocturnal Masquerade.”

6/23: Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theater (W/ The Faceless)
6/24: Williamsport, PA @ Ground Floor
6/25: Toronto, ON @ Hard Luck Bar
6/26: Ottawa, ON @ Café Dekcuf

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Abigail Williams Announces New Tour Dates With Today Is The Day

Abigail Williams just announced an autumn tour with Today Is The Day. Set to begin September 11th at Metro Bar in Salt Lake City, the tour will visit 30 cities before it concludes October 16th in San Francisco.

Vocalist/guitarist Sorceron recently noted, “after a year off from touring, we are looking forward to getting in the van again.”

Currently finishing up a run of headline dates, Abigail Williams has now completed work on a forthcoming new album, with a release date expected for announcement in the coming weeks.

9/11 – Metro Bar, Salt Lake City UT
9/12 – Roxy Theater, Denver CO
9/13 – Fubar, St. Louis MO
9/15 – The Social Room, Columbia MO
9/16 – Hideout Bar, Milwaukee WI
9/17 – Red Line Tap, Chicago IL
9/18 – The Pike Room, Detroit MI
9/19 – Iggy’s, Toledo OH
9/20 – The Foundry, Lakewood OH
9/22 – Mohawk Place, Buffalo NY
9/23 – Hard Luck, Toronto ON
9/24 – Maverick’s, Ottawa QC
9/26 – Brighton Bar, Long Branch NJ
9/27 – Bowery Electric, Brooklyn NY
9/28 – Club Orpheus, Baltimore MD
9/30 – Southland Ballroom, Raleigh NC
10/01 – Ground Zero, Spartanburg SC
10/02 – Epic Problem, Tampa FL
10/03 – O’Malley’s, Margate FL
10/04 – The Masquerade, Atlanta GA
10/05 – Handlebar, Pensacola FL
10/07 – Korova, San Antonio TX
10/08 – Rail Club, Ft. Worth TX
10/09 – Dirty Dog Bar, Austin TX
10/10 – Rose Park Activity Bldg., Abilene TX
10/11 – Blu Phoneix Venue, Albuquerque NM
10/13 – Joe’s Grotto, Phoenix AZ
10/14 – The Whiskey, W. Hollywood CA
10/15 – Dive Bar, Las Vegas NV
10/16 – DNA Lounge, San Francisco CA

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Crimson Shadows Announces U.S. Shows With Nekrogoblikon

The 2013 International Wacken Battle champions from Crimson Shadows are currently forging through the frozen reaches of their homeland of Canada and will voyage onward into the USA to slay the west coast with Nekrogoblikon in August.

This is the band’s first U.S. tour since the release of Napalm Records debut “Kings Among Men” (reviewed here) in the fall of 2014.

The power/melodic death band from Toronto had this to say: “We are extremely excited to do our first American tour with our mates in Nekrogoblikon. With an alliance forged between Vikings and Goblins, this tour will be the most epic invasion the west coast has ever seen!”

7/10: Winnipeg, MB @ The Zoo
7/11: Regina, SK @ The Exchange
7/12: Red Deer, AB @ Murphs Pub
7/13: Edmonton, AB @ DV8 Tavern
7/17: Armstrong, BC @ Armstrong Metal Fest
7/18: Calgary, AB @ Distortion
7/19: Lethbridge, AB @ The Inferno
7/21: Brandon, MB @ North Inn

w/Black Fast
8/1: St. Louis, MO @ Firebird

w/Nekrogoblikon
8/13: Glendale, CA @ The Complex
8/14: Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
8/15: San Diego, CA @ Brick by Brick
8/16: Phoenix, AZ @ Joe’s Grotto
8/18: San Antonio, TX @ Alamo City Music Hall
8/19: Fort Worth, TX @ Tomcats West
8/21: Denver, CO @ Moon Room
8/22: Salt Lake City, UT @ The Music Garage
8/23: Reno, NV @ PB&J’s
8/25: Oakland, CA @ Oakland Metro
8/27: Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
8/28: Portland, OR @ Analog Café

Crimson Shadows Headline Dates
9/5: Pittsburgh, PA @ Smiling Moose
9/11: Westland, MI @ Token Lounge

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Doyle Announces New U.S. Tour Dates

Doyle (featuring ex-Misfits guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein) has announced the band’s next batch of headline dates with Heavygrinder offering support.

This leg of the “Abominator Tour 2015” kicks off on April 21st in Midland, Texas working its way from the south to the east coast wrapping up on May 3rd in Brooklyn, New York.

April 21 – Blue Max – Midland, TX
April 22 – Red 7 – Austin, TX
April 23 – Scout Bar – Houston, TX
April 24 – Diablo Music Fest – San Antonio, TX
April 25 – Jake’s – Lubbock, TX
April 26 – Three Links – Dallas, TX
April 29 – The Warehouse – Clarksville, TN
May 01 – The Lost Horizon – Syracuse, NY
May 02 – V Club – Huntington, WV
May 03 – Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY

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Abysmal Dawn Posts Second “Obsolesence” Studio Video

Los Angeles based extreme metal band Abysmal Dawn returns with a massive display of refined brutality on fourth full-length “Obsolescence,” due for release on October 28th in North America via Relapse Records.

Throughout the recording of “Obsolescence,” Abysmal Dawn shot a series of videos documenting the process. Today the second video in the series showcasing the guitars is available for viewing below, courtesy of Metal Injection.

In support of “Obsolescence,” Abysmal Dawn will be hitting the road with a handful of headline dates before joining up with Deicide. The headline shows start September 30th in Riverside, CA and go through October 5th in Nashville, TN. The tour with Deicide kicks off October 7th in West Springfield, VA and will run through October 28th in Dallas, TX.

The band has also announced a special listening party on September 28th at The Complex in Glendale, CA. This will be your chance to hear “Obsolescen”e in its entirety before anyone else. There will also be raffles and giveaways as well as DJ sets from members of Abysmal Dawn. More info on the event is available at this location. The album’s track listing is:

1. Human Obsolescence
2. Perfecting Slavery (featuring Christian Muenzer)
3. Inanimate
4. Devouring the Essence of God (featuring Bobby Koelble)
5. One Percent Incomplete
6. Loathed in Life / Praised in Death
7. By My Demons
8. Laborem Morte Liberat Te
9. The Inevitable Return to Darkness
Bonus Track:
10. Night’s Blood (Dissection cover)

ABYSMAL DAWN Headline Dates
9/30: Riverside, CA @ The Vibe
10/1: Las Cruces, NM @ Green Room
10/2: Amarillo, TX @ The Wreck Room
10/3: San Antonio, TX @ Korova
10/4: Fort Smith, AR @ Hero’s
10/5: Nashville, TN @ The End

ABYSMAL DAWN W/ Deicide, Septicflesh, Inquisition, and Carach Angren
10/7: Springfield, VA @ Empire
10/8: Hartford, CT @ Webster
10/9: New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
10/11: Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall
10/12: Columbus, OH @ Al Rosa Villa
10/13: Newport, KY @ Thompson House
10/14: Knoxville, TN @ The Concourse
10/15: Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s
10/16: Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights
10/17: Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room
10/18: Oklahoma City, OK @ Chameleon Room
10/21: Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
10/22: Portland, OR @ Tonic Lounge
10/23: Oakland, CA @ Metro Opera House
10/25: Ramona, CA @ Ramona Mainstage
10/26: Phoenix, AZ @ Joe’s Grotto
10/28: Dallas, TX @ Rail Club

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Crowbar Announce New Tour Dates‏

Sludge merchants CROWBAR will embark on a brand new slab of headline dates throughout the U.S. with guests HAVOK and REVOCATION. Kicking off on September 11th in Birmingham, dates span from coast to coast before wrapping up in mid October. This is the first tour in the states supporting the band’s most recent LP, Symmetry in […]

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Crowbar Announce New Tour Dates‏

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Lionize Reveals “Jetpack Soundtrack” Album Details

Lionize, the first independent artist to sign with Weathermaker Music (the label that has, up until now, served as the exclusive platform for Clutch and individual band member related side projects) has confirmed a February 18th, 2014 release date for new album “Jetpack Soundtrack.”

The album features 11 new tracks and was jointly produced by Clutch drummer Jean-Paul Gaster and Machine (Lamb of God, King Crimson) at the Machine Shop in Belleville, New Jersey.

Pre-orders are available here and the “Reality Check” single can be heard below. The band will be hitting the road in support of the new album beginning January 10th for a string of headline dates before joining up as direct support for Pepper. Full details are available below. The band also comments:

“Coming into 2014 is the most exciting point in our careers. We are getting ready to release a record called Jetpack Soundtrack that we’ve labored over for more than a year – and the results are better than we could have expected. We wear the Weathermaker name with a great sense of pride, and we look forward to taking the album and name all over the globe and performing for fans. There’s a level of confidence that comes with being on Clutch’s label – they are simply the best rock band on the planet and are the most supportive group to team up with. Aside from the album being fantastic, we are starting the year off with an incredible tour with headlining dates leading up to a tour with Pepper. They are great dudes and the shows will be immensely fun.”

Headline Dates:
1/10: Keyser, WV @ Clancy’s Irish Pub
1/12: St. Louis, MO @ The Firebird
1/13: Wichita, KS @ The Lizard Lounge
1/14: Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
1/15: Scottsdale, AZ @ Pub Rock

LIONIZE with Pepper:
1/16: Agoura Hills, CA @ The Canyon Club
1/17: San Luis Obispo, CA @ SLO Brewing Company
1/18: Bakersfield, CA @ B Ryder’s
1/19: Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
1/21: Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory Concert House
1/22: Salt Lake City, UT @ Lo-Fi Café
1/23: Avon, CO @ Agave
1/25: Breckenridge, CO @ Three20South
1/27: Aspen, CO @ Belly Up Aspen
1/28: Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black Sheep
1/30: Greely, CO @ Moxi Theater
1/31: Boulder, CO @ Fox Theater
2/1: Grand Junction, CO @ Mesa Theater & Club
2/4: Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern
2/5: Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern
2/6: Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory

Headline Dates:
2/7: Las Vegas, NV @ Cheyenne Saloon
2/10: Columbia, MO @ Mojo’s
2/11: Joliet, IL @ Mojoes
2/12: Sturtevant, WI @ Route 20
2/13: Detroit, MI @ The Shelter
2/14: Pittsburgh, PA @ The Smiling Moose

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True Widow Announces New European Tour Dates

Following a run of European shows in November and December with Kurt Vile, True Widow has now confirmed a brand new set of headline dates for April 2014.

The “stonegaze” Texan trio has already been announced to play at Roadburn Festival in Tilburg on April 10th, and this new update of shows will see the group hitting the U.K. and mainland Europe for three weeks around the festival.

True Widow commented: “The December tour was more about us getting out to see some new places with our buddy Kurt and his sonic death squad of Violators. The April tour is for our friends and fans!”

Circumambulation by True Widow

Apr 04 Kortrijk BE De Kreun
Apr 05 Milton Keynes UK Craufurd Arms
Apr 06 Glasgow UK Broadcast
Apr 07 Leeds UK Brudenell Social Club
Apr 08 Liverpool UK The Shipping Forecast
Apr 09 London UK O2 Academy 2 Islington
Apr 10 Tilburg NL Roadburn festival
Apr 12 Karlsruhe DE Dude fest
Apr 13 Bochum DE Bahnhof Langendreer
Apr 14 Copenhagen DK KB18
Apr 15 Hamburg DE Hafenklang
Apr 16 Berlin DE Privat club
Apr 17 Dresden DE Beatpol
Apr 18 Budapest HU GMK
Apr 19 Zagreb HR Mochvara
Apr 20 Linz AT Kapu
Apr 22 Lausanne CH Le Romandie
Apr 23 Clermont Ferrand FR Raymond Bar
Apr 24 Nantes FR Le Pole Universitaire
Apr 26 Antwerp BE Trix w/ Blues Pills, Pontiak

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