Dirty Machine Releases New Album “Discord”

Built to last and refusing to follow the indie music scene that has been dominating California, Dirty Machine has tasked itself with bringing homegrown American nu metal back to the forefront of the industry.

Consisting of David Leach (front man), Darren Davis (guitar, vocals), Arnold Quezada (guitar), Nightmare (percussion), DJ Ecusa (turntable), and Youngblood (bass), Dirty Machine today releases the “Discord” album via Zombie Shark Records.

The release features eight infectious tunes along with three bonus tracks produced with Ben Jovi at Left Coast Label Studios. Mixing was handled by Arnold “Hedge” Quezada and Darren Davis at Blunoize Studios along with mastering by Josh Wickman from Dreadcore Productions. Listen to a full stream below.

1. Discord 03:18
2. Seeds 04:15
3. Self Made Hero 03:22
4. Social Recoil 03:42
5. Ecusa’s Nightmare 02:55
6. Built 03:32
7. C4 02:45
8. Wonka 03:47
9. Refuse To Follow (Bonus Track) 03:46
10. Victory (Bonus Track) 03:47
11. J-Dead (Bonus Track) 03:58

Discord by Dirty Machine

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Demon Hunter Has Best 1st Week Sales Of Career With “Outlive”

Many bands are used to experiencing the reality of the downward sales trend by the time they get to an eighth album. However, Demon Hunter’s eighth opus “Outlive” is defying those very music industry sales trends.

The album, released by Solid State Records, marks the band’s biggest first-week sales numbers of its entire career, with nearly 19,000 copies sold, along with its highest chart positions. Below are the album’s first week statistics:

#25 — Top 200
#8 — Top Current Albums
#1 — Indie
#2 — Hard Music
#2 — Rock
#2 — Christian
#7 — Physical
#11 — Digital
#11 — Vinyl

The band also released a series of videos from the album. Check out the clips for “Half As Dead” and “Died In My Sleep.”

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Necronomicon Crowd Funding New Album “Unleashed”

Necronomicon (the German thrash band, not the Canadian death metal group) has a long history and a very loyal fan base that is being called upon to help the outfit finance upcoming album “Unleashed.”

Alongside Agentur EAM and Into The LimeLight Records, Necronomicon is raising funds to finalize the production of theis new record and a re-release of previous album “Pathfinder.” Take a look at the perks for contributing to the campaign at via IndieGogo here.

Last but not least the band will be embarking on a tour across Argentina this coming July 2017. For further info, head over to the group’s Facebook profile.

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Wintersun Launches “The Forest Season” Crowd Funding Campaign

That long-awaited crowd funding campaign for the upcoming Wintersun album (no, not “Time II”) has arrived… and great ready to take a hit to your bank account. There’s only one pledging tier available: 50 Euro (around $53) and its digital only, with no physical edition of the album. Ouch.

The uber fans who are going to be into this no matter what can make their contribution for “The Forest Season” at IndieGogo here. Those who want a less-spendy physical edition can pick it up via Nuclear Blast at a date to be determined. The new album’s track listing is as follows:

1. Awaken From The Dark Slumber (Spring) 14:41
Part I The Dark Slumber
Part II The Awakening
2. The Forest That Weeps (Summer) 12:18
3. Eternal Darkness (Autumn) 14:08
Part I Haunting Darkness
Part II The Call of the Dark Dream
Part III Beyond the Infinite Universe
Part IV Death
4. Loneliness (Winter) 12:54

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Wintersun Launches “The Forest Season” Crowd Funding Campaign

That long-awaited crowd funding campaign for the upcoming Wintersun album (no, not “Time II”) has arrived… and great ready to take a hit to your bank account. There’s only one pledging tier available: 50 Euro (around $53) and its digital only, with no physical edition of the album. Ouch.

The uber fans who are going to be into this no matter what can make their contribution for “The Forest Season” at IndieGogo here. Those who want a less-spendy physical edition can pick it up via Nuclear Blast at a date to be determined. The new album’s track listing is as follows:

1. Awaken From The Dark Slumber (Spring) 14:41
Part I The Dark Slumber
Part II The Awakening
2. The Forest That Weeps (Summer) 12:18
3. Eternal Darkness (Autumn) 14:08
Part I Haunting Darkness
Part II The Call of the Dark Dream
Part III Beyond the Infinite Universe
Part IV Death
4. Loneliness (Winter) 12:54

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Sepultura’s “Machine Messiah” Hits The Worldwide Charts

Brazilian heavy metal icon Sepultura has entered the charts worldwide with latest output “Machine Messiah.” Andreas Kisser states:

“Thank you Sepulnation, we are so happy with the response and positive feedback for the new album, we can’t wait to bring the Messiah to the stage!

“Overwhelmed by the energy and the excitement of our fans, the charts positions just reflects this great momentum in our career! See you all on tour! Bow down to the ‘Machine Messiah!!!'”

These are all initial chart entries around the globe for the “Machine Messiah” album release:

Czech: #14
Italy: #14
Germany: #27
Switzerland: #27
Austria: #33
Portugal: #35
Belgium (VI): #35
Belgium (WA): #67
France: # 74
Australia: #82
USA: #86
UK: #165, #18 Indie, #9 Rock

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Aevum Launches IndieGogo Campaign For “The Elements” Video

Italian symphonic/neoclassic metal band Aevum has launched a crowdfunding campaign to release a music video for “The Elements.” Full info is available at IndieGogo here.

Stated the band: “2017, a new Aevum era is ready to begin. ‘Dischronia,’ the new outstanding album, will blast your ears with a brand new sound & a new powerful look will astonish your eyes. We are working on something special, something to fulfill our travel beyond space and time.

“And here we are: ‘The Elements,’ our new video clip! But… to accomplish our mission we need your help: Together we will go through this new great journey! You will bewitched, you bet, and we will forever be thankful and proud!”

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Carnifex Joining Lorna Shore, Despised Icon On Tour

New Jersey-based metal band Lorna Shore will be joining Carnifex on an upcoming North American tour in early 2017, presented by Nuclear Blast and Indie Merch.

The tour, which also includes Despised Icon, Fallujah, Rings of Saturn, and She Must Burn, kicks off in Las Vegas on February 1st, 2017, just a few days ahead of the release of Lorna Shore’s sophomore full-length album, “Flesh Coffin,” via Outerloop Records. Dates and venue information is listed below:

2/01 : Las Vegas, NV – Vinyl @ Hard Rock
2/02 : San Diego, CA – Soma
2/03 : Phoenix, AZ – Joe’s Grotto
2/04 : Farmington, NM – Top Deck
2/05 : Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
2/07 : Dallas, TX – Trees
2/08 : Austin, TX – Grizzly Hall
2/09 : San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger
2/10 : Oklahoma City, OK – 89th Street Collective
2/11 : Birmingham, AL – Zydeco
2/12 : Columbia, SC – New Brookland Tavern
2/14 : Orlando, FL – Backbooth
2/15 : Jacksonville, FL – 1904 Music Hall
2/16 : Margate, FL – O’Malleys
2/17 : Tampa, FL – Crowbar
2/18 : Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
2/19 : Virginia Beach, VA – Shaka’s
2/21 : Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
2/22 : Stanhope, NJ – Stanhope House
2/23 : Brooklyn, NY – Knitting Factory
2/24 : Long Island, NY – Revolution
2/25 : Worcester, MA – Palladium Upstairs
2/26 : Reading, PA – Reverb
2/28 : Hartford, CT – Webster Studio
3/01 : Poughkeepsie, NY – The Loft
3/02 : Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
3/03 : Albany, NY – Trick Shots
3/04 : Syracuse, NY – Lost Horizon
3/05 : Buffalo, NY – Waiting Room
3/06 : Erie, PA – Basement Transmissions
3/07 : Cleveland, OH – Agora Ballroom
3/08 : Pittsburgh, PA – Diesel
3/09 : Columbus, OH – Park Street Saloon
3/10 : Indianapolis, IN – Emerson Theater
3/11 : Valparaiso, IN – Big Shots
3/12 : Clarksville, TN – The Warehouse
3/14 : Knoxville, TN – The Concourse
3/15 : Louisville, KY – Diamond Bar & Grill
3/16 : Grand Rapids, MI – The Stache
3/17 : Toronto, ON – Lee’s Place
3/18 : Ottawa, ON – Barrymore’s Music Hall
3/19 : Quebec City, QC- Imperial Bell
3/21 : Pontiac, MI – The Crofoot
3/22 : Chicago, IL – Double Door
3/23 : Omaha, NE – Sokol Underground
3/24 : Minneapolis, MN – Cabooze
3/26 : Saskatoon, SK – O’Brien’s Event Center
3/27 : Edmonton, AB – Starlite Room
3/28 : Calgary, AB – Dickens Pub
3/29 : Spokane, WA – The Pin
3/30 : Seattle, WA – Studio Seven
3/31 : Bend, OR – Domino Room
4/01 : Reno, NV – Jub Jub’s
4/02 : Pomona, CA – The Glasshouse

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Grim Ordeal Launches IndieGogo Campaign For New Album

Grim Ordeal just launched a crowd funding campaign through IndieGogo here and the band issued this statement about raising funds to record a new album:

“This is it folks! We are Grim Ordeal and we provide you with a ‘straight in your face!’ mix of Thrash metal, groove metal, and some more contemporary and even progressive elements. Featuring technical guitar work, gruff vocals and tempo fluctuations, Grim Ordeal has created a very unique yet recognizable sound.

“We are based in the Dutch city of Deventer and have been active for a decade now. We have released a 3 song demo back in 2011 (available to stream on Spotify) and a very well received first full release back in 2014 called ‘A Tragedy Unfolds.’

“We are asking you to contribute to our new album release so we can do it right. Our new material is more intricate and layered and needs expert sound engineering. We bring you songs you’ll be listening to for decades to come and we’re sure we have what it takes right here, ready to be recorded and unleashed upon the world!

“You, our fans and contributors, can help us realize a new and bold step in a direction that is likely to lead to bigger gigs, better venues, exciting collaborations and new markets.

“What YOU are supporting: we are actually still in the writing process, but have begun the recording of some of our new awesome songs. With 6 songs already to be heard on our current and upcoming live shows. And I bet you want to HEAR one of our new songs! Here’s a playthrough for ‘Disillusion of War!'”

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All Else Fails Crowd Funding New Album “The Forever Lie”

Canadian group All Else Fails today announces forthcoming album “The Forever Lie.” Vpca;ost Barrett Klesko comments:

“Almost 4 years ago we released a little EP called ‘Fucktropolis’ that exceeded all our expectations. It’s been a long time following up with a new album, but we finally have the new songs ready to go, and we are about to unleash ‘The Forever Lie.’ We’re extremely excited about it and can’t wait to let you all in on it!”

After completing the tracking of the album, with mixing to begin soon along and artwork pending, All Else Fails ran into a snag. In order to give fans the best album possible, AEF needs some additional funding. The pre-release date is set for December 2016, with full album release set for late winter / early spring 2017.

In order to complete the production, AEF has started an IndieGoGo campaign here, and in return is offering some great exclusive perks such as an alternate personal CD artwork, along many others.

All Else Fails New Album crowd funding campaign from FadeBack Studios United on Vimeo.

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