Toxik Announces European Tour Dates

Thrash band Toxik returned with new EP “Breaking Class” earlier this month, and now the group is gearing up for a series of late summer / early fall shows supporting the release. European fans can catch these upcoming Toxik tour dates:

Sep 09 Fall Of Summer Torcy, France
Sep 10 Little Devil Tilburg, Netherlands
Sep 13 Viper Room Wien, Austria
Sep 15 PMK Innsbruck, Austria
Sep 16 Storm Crusher Festival Puchersreuth, Germany

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Raven Announces 2017 Tour Dates

NWoBHM band Raven today announces first live dates for 2017, with the band excited to get back on the road again. Raven comments:

“Hi there…after a longer than expected break Raven are ready & raring to get out on the road again…a quick warm up in the USA will be following by a Euro tour with old friends Hirax opening & we shall also be hitting the European festival circuit hard in 2017 – and squeeze in a USA tour – and working on South America & some more exotic locales!!! LETS ALL KICK SOME ASS!!!”

Raven’s current album “ExtermiNation” was released in April of 2015 as a digipak version, 2LP gatefold green vinyl version, and digital download through SPV/Steamhammer. Catch these upcoming Raven 2017 tour dates:

5/18 US-Chicago, IL – Reggies
5/19 US-Clifton, NJ – Dingbatz
5/20 US-Halethorpe, MD – Fish Head Cantina

03.06.SE-Tyrolen – Muskelrock

w/Hirax, Kill Ritual
07.06.B-Roeselare – De Verlichte Geest
08.06.D-Hamburg – Bambi Galore
09.06.D-Essen – Turock
10.06.NL-Rotterdam – Baroeg
11.06.NL-Tilburg – Little Devil
12.06.D-Osnabrück – Bastard Club
13.06.D-Dresden – Chemie Fabrik
14.06.A-Dornbirn – Schlachthaus
15.06.I-Firenze – Circus Club
16.06.I-Milan – Blue Rose Club
17.06.F-Montbeliard – Aterlier des Moles

15.07.D-Balingen – Bang Your Head Festival
27.07.SLO-Tolmin – Metal Days Festival
29.07.D-Brande/Hörnerkirchen – Headbangers Open Air

10.08.E-Villena – Leyendas del Rock Festival
13.08.B-Kortijk – Alcatraz Festival

10/6: US-Ventura,CA – Frost & Fire Festival

01.-02.12.GB-Sheffield – O2 Academy (The X Mas Rocka NWoBHM)

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Hirax To Tour Europe With Raven, Kill Ritual

U.S. bay area thrash crew Hirax will share the stage with the British group Raven on a summer tour in Europe. Kill Ritual further joins the tour as special guests, and dates for the trek are as follows:

07-Jun Roeselare (BEL) “De Verlichte Geest”
08-Jun Essen (GER) “Turock”
09-Jun Hamburg (GER) “Bambi Galore”
10-Jun Rotterdam (NLD) “Baroeg”
11-Jun Tilburg (NLD) “Little Devil”
12-Jun Osnabruck (GER) “Bastard Club”
13-Jun Dresden (GER) “Chemiefabrik”
14-Jun Dornbirn (AUT) “Schlactaus”
15-Jun Florence (ITA) “Circus Club”
16-Jun Milan (ITA) “Blue Rose Club”
17-Jun Montbeliard (FRA) “Atelier des Môles”
18-Jun Cisson (FRA) “Hellfest” (HIRAX only)

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My Silent Wake Gearing Up For 2017 Touring, Album

My Silent Wake will begin 2017 with a short jaunt over to the European mainland for a series of dates in Germany and The Netherlands, presented by the Desert Rose Agency. The band will be accompanied on this mini-tour by German epic doom merchants A Sickness Unto Death.

The doom-laden duo kick off in Oldenburg, stopping off at Osnabrück and Tilburg, before My Silent Wake stridse on alone for a final show in Gouda. Full details are below. My Silent Wake will also be releasing a new album in early 2017 – stay tuned for info.

13.01.17 – MTS Vinyl Store – Oldenburg (D)
14.01.17 – Dirty’n’Dancing – Osnabrück (D)
15.01.17 – Little Devil – Tilburg (NL)
15.01.17 – Studiogonz – Gouda (NL)

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European Tour Dates Announced By Wretch & Split Heaven

It will be heavy and wild! Finally the time has come! Pure Steel Records proudly presents the first Pure Steel Records tour ever! Two Pure Cult bands under the sign of “Puro Pinch Party Tour” – Wretch and Split Heaven will conquer Europe next March!

Mexican metal act Split Heaven should be well-known with the latest album “Death Rider” featuring Skelator vocalist Jason Conde. Wretch are a cult band in U.S. metal circles, who released an album featurning new frontman Juan Ricardo (Sunless Sky, Dark Arena, Attaxe).

Confirmed dates are as follows:

2017-03-03 Come Inn – Renchen (Germany)
2017-04-03 Full Metal Osthessen – Niederaula (Germany)
2017-07-03 Schaubude – Kiel (Germany)
2017-08-03 Slaughterhouse – Berlin (Germany)
2017-09-03 Jan Hertog – Maasmechelen (Belgium)
2017-10-03 P3 – Purmerend (Netherlands)
2017-11-03 German Swordbrothers – Lünen (Germany)
2017-12-03 tba – Marburg (Germany)
2017-14-03 Baltic Wheels – Rostock (Germany)
2017-15-03 Bambi Galore – Hamburg (Germany)
2017-16-03 MTS LP´s und CD´s – Oldenburg (Germany)
2017-17-03 De Meester – Almere (Netherlands)
2017-18-03 N201 – Aalsmer (Netherlands)
2017-19-03 Little Devil – Tilburg (Netherlands)

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Ragnarok Announces European Tour Dates

Having recently announced a renewal of the band’s relationship with Agonia Records, veteran Norwegian black metallers Ragnarok just announced the full schedule for an upcoming headlining European tour.

The trek will take place in October of this year and the eleven date tour also features Slovenian black metal band Cvinger and Norwegian death metal group Mecalimb.

16.10.2016 – GER – Bambi Galore, Hamburg
17.10.2016 – NL – Little Devil, Tillburg
18.10.2016 – BEL – Music City, Antwerp
19.10.2016 – FR – Backstage to the Mill, Paris
20.10.2016 – IT – Blue Rose Saloon, Milan
21.10.2016 – DE – Rockfabrik, Ludwigsburg
22.10.2016 – DE – Bowlers Bar & Lounge, Apolda
23.10.2016 – CZ – Barrak, Ostrava
24.10.2016 – CZ – Melodka, Brno
25.10.2016 – GER – Blackland, Berlin
26.10.2016 – GER – Roxy, Flensburg

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Minsk Hitting The Road In Europe With Kowloon Walled City

The post-metal veterans from Minsk will head out on a European tour with sludge/post-metal contemporaries Kowloon Walled City, kicking off this August 16th.

The artists have just added a number of dates to the tour, which will see them performing across Western & Central Europe for three weeks, including an appearance at Portugal’s Amplifest. Catch the groups together live:

Aug 16 Antwerp, BE Kavka
Aug 17 Paris, FR La Mecanique Ondulatoire
Aug 18 Toulouse, FR Le Saint Des Seins
Aug 19 Aviles, ES Malecon
Aug 20 Porto, PT Amplifest
Aug 21 Porto, PT Amplifest
Aug 22 Madrid, ES Chango
Aug 23 Barcelona, ES Kasal De Roquettes
Aug 24 Montpellier, FR Black Sheep
Aug 25 Misano Adriatico, IT Wave
Aug 26 Winterthur, CH Gaswerk
Aug 27 Leipzig, DE Bermuda Dreieck
Aug 28 Poznan, PL U Bazyla
Aug 29 Berlin, DE Musik & Frieden
Aug 30 Hamburg, DE Hafenklang
Aug 31 Gothenburg, SE 128:A
Sept 1 Copenhagen, DK KB18
Sept 2 Tilburg, NL Little Devil
Sept 3 London, UK Underworld
Nov 12 Long Beach, CA Midnite Communion IV

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Music Video For New Track “Dead Man’s Voice” Issued By The New Roses

German hard rock act The New Roses issued a music video for the new track “Dead Man’s Voice.” The song is the title track of the upcoming new release from Napalm Records, which is due out on February 26th.

Check out the clip here:

The band will hit the road starting this Friday in Europe. Dates and venues are as follows:

26.02.2016 DE – Wiesbaden / Schlachthof – SOLD OUT!
27.02.2016 DE – Dortmund / FZW
03.03.2016 DE – Berlin / White Trash
04.03.2016 DE – Isernhagen / Blues Garage
05.03.2016 DE – Hamburg / Rock Café St. Pauli
09.03.2016 NL – Tilburg / Little Devil
10.03.2016 DE – Köln / Underground
11.03.2016 DE – Esslingen / Dieselstrasse

w/ Shakra
18.03.2016 CH – Pratteln / Z7
19.03.2016 CH – Lyss / Kufa
24.03.2016 CH – Wetzikon / Hall Of Fame
31.03.2016 CH – Solothurn / Kofmehl
01.04.2016 CH – Zug / Chollerhalle
02.04.2016 CH – Rubigen / Mühle Hunziken
08.04.2016 CH – Merishausen / Rock Am Randen (no Shakra)
09.04.2016 CH – Appenzell / Eventhalle
14.04.2016 DE – Augsburg / Spectrum
15.04.2016 DE – München / Backstage
16.04.2016 DE – Cham / L.A.

29.04.2016 DE – Mannheim / 7er Club
30.04.2016 DE – Oldenburg / Cadillac
08.05.2016 CH – Dübendorf / Loveride Festival

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NOCTUM announces “Until Then…Until The End” available online now!

– August 7th, 2015 –

The Swedish heavy/doom metal outfit NOCTUM have release two brand new songs online in North America, and as a 7″ in Europe. The 7″ features the title track “Until Then…Until The End” on Side A, and “In Precious Time” on Side B. The vinyl is limited to 500 copies total, 300 on black and 200 on white.

NOCTUM comments: “Until then…Until the end” is a brand new single and the first recording with our new guitar player, Christoffer Löfgren. This release will be a small, but important, step towards the next album which we’re writing at this very moment.

Listen to a preview of the 7″ on Youtube or on Vimeo! European fans can order copies now at EMP! Also, fans can listen now via Spotify and iTunes.

Later this month, NOCTUM will be on tour through out Europe with Steelwing! Tour dates are listed below, and follow the band on facebook for updates at and RSVP to the tour’s facebook events page HERE.

Rock The Nation and Howlin’ Owl Productions proudly present:
Fly By Night Tour 2015
27/08/15 – UK – Northampton – The Lab (NOCTUM ONLY)
28/08/15 – IE Limerick, Dolans (NOCTUM only!)
29/08/15 – IE Dublin, No sleep til’ Dublin (NOCTUM only!)
31/08/15 – UK Newcastle, Head of Steam
01/09/15 – UK – Birmingham – Rainbow Courtyard
02/09/15 – UK – London – The Underworld
03/09/15 – NL – Tilburg – Little Devil
04/09/15 – NL – Utrecht – dB’s
05/09/15 – DE – Uelsen – UJK
06/09/15 – DE – Kreuztal – Schloss Junkernhees
07/09/15 – DE – Kassel – Goldgrube
08/09/15 – DE – Hamburg – St. Pauli Rock Café
09/09/15 – CZ – Prague – Exit-Us
10/09/15 – AT – Wien – Escape Metalcorner
11/09/15 – DE – Leipzig – Hellraiser
12/09/15 – DE – Berlin – Bei Ruth

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Spellcaster Hitting The Road For Summer U.S. And European Tour Dates

Following the band’s signing with Prosthetic Records earlier this year, the Oregonian metallians from Spellcaster will take a break from working on their forthcoming Prosthetic debut this month to tour along the West Coast with some like-minded acts before heading overseas for a handful of Dutch and German shows. The dates are as follows:

7/9 Portland, OR – Rotture (w/ Night Demon)
7/11 Glendale, CA – Complex (w/ Holy Grail, Exmortus)
7/12 Los Osos, CA – Sweet Spring Saloon (w/ Night Demon)
7/15 Ashland, OR – Club 66
7/16 Portland, OR – Dante’s (w/ Riot)
7/17 Victoria, BC – Intrepid Theatre
7/18 Vancouver, BC – Funky Winkerbeans
7/24 The Hague, NL – Haags Pop Centrum
7/25 Hamburg, DE – Headbanger’s Open Air (w/ Death Angel, Hirax, Exumer, Satan, etc.)
7/30 Oldenburg, DE – MLS City Sound
7/31 Etzenrot, DE – Soundcheck One
8/1 Tilburg, NL – Little Devil (w/ Flotsam and Jetsam)

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