Halloween Deathfest 2017 Lineup To Feature Vale Of Pnath, First Fragment

Butte, MT will be getting its very own first ever death metal festival this coming October. The Montana Booking Agency comments on the initial lineup:

“Announcing the FIRST WAVE of local support for Halloween Deathfest with Vale of Pnath, First Fragment, Virvum! We are very excited bring you Montana favorites Walking Corpse Syndrome, At Home In Hell, and Shores of Leine! Stay tuned in the weeks to come. We have TONS of bands to announce.”

Info and tickets can be found at this location, and more band additions are expected to arrive shortly.

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Ominous Eclipse Releases “Petsilence” Guitar Playthrough

Forging death metal with elements of thrash, groove, black, and melodic tones, Ottawa, ON’s hybrid force Ominous Eclipse has release a new guitar playthrough video for “Pestilence,” a track taken off 2015 debut album “End of Days.”

Vocalist / guitarist Graham Murphy comments on video: “With our upcoming show date as local support for Arkona on Sept 22nd, we wanted to give fans a little taste of our shredding skills.”

Ominous Eclipse will be opening for Russian pagan folk metal band Arkona on September 22nd at Mavericks in Ottawa, ON alongside Montreal folk metallers Valfreya and locals Damnus.

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Helleborus Releasing “Ritual” Beer At Colorado Show

After recently unleashing debut album “The Carnal Sabbath” via Satanath Records (Russia) and Black Plague Records (USA), black metal blood brother duo Helleborus will be joining forces with Black Sky Brewery for a new craft beer entitled “Ritual.”

This new brew will be revealed at the band’s next performance presented by the brewery and Metal Nation Radio in Denver, CO on July 15th at Bluebird Theater. Helleborus will be joined by Of Feather And Bone, Belhor, Scepter of Eligos.

In additional news, Helleborus has been added as local support for the Ghost Bath tour stop in Colorado Springs, CO on July 19th alongside Underling, He Whose Ox Is Gored.

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Saints Of Death Posts “Watching Me Die” Drum Cam Footage

Vancouver, BC’s Saints Of Death (a name inspired by the Mexican folklore of Santa Muerte) just posted a video capturing drummer Christopher James pounding out the track “Watching Me Die.” This video was taken during the band’s performance at The Phoenix Ballroom in Abbottsford, BC back in October.

In additional news, the band has been confirmed to be local support for Mushroomhead on December 9th in Vancouver, BC. Full details are available here. To hear more Saints Of Death, check out the lyric video for “Angels and Demons” at this location.

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Bolt Thrower set to return to Australia after 22 years!

– May 21st, 2015 –

British death metal stalwarts Bolt Thrower will be returning to Australia for the first time in 22 years, to play the Black Conjuration Fest, and some selected club shows:

At the end of September it will be exactly 22 years since we played in Australia. So with the help of Black Conjuration Fest, we’re chuffed to add Australia as the next country on our revisit list.

The shows are as follows:

Thurs 24th Sept: Max Watts, Brisbane
Fri 25th Sept: Black Conjuration Fest, Adelaide
Sat 26th Sept: Factory Theatre, Sydney
Sun 27th Sept: 170 Russell, Melbourne

Australian outlaws Cauldron Black Ram will be joining us as national support, with other local support coming from Portal, Cruciform, Inverloch and Beyond Mortal Dreams.

Early Bird tickets for all shows on sale now from http://botthrower.bigcartel.com

A limited quantity of Bolt Thrower vinyl is still available via Indiemerch, as well as via nervegas.com.au for Australian fans!

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Fuck The Facts And Godstopper To Play The Governor’s Bash

Zombitrol Productions and Blacktooth Entertainment, with host The Governor from The Governor’s Ball – The “Mighty” Metal and Comedy Show, are proud to present the 7th edition of The Governor’s Bash.

The bash will feature grindcore legends Fuck The Facts along with local support from sludge noisemakers Godstopper and Slyde, a band inspired by European melodic metal, Japanese video game music, and Western rock. Details are as follows:

Saturday November 23
Bovine Sex Club
542 Queen St W
$10 / DRS 9PM / 19+

Further info can be found at The Governor’s Bash Facebook event page here.

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Diabolical Announces 15th Anniversary Tour Dates

Sweden’s Diabolical will celebrate 15 years of existence by doing some selected European dates in September. Each date will see different local support bands and special guests. Considering the nature of the tour, the band will do more old material than usual, covering all five official records released until now.

“We see this partly as a celebration of the 15 years that was, but mainly as an introduction of the 15 years that are to come. It is a great opportunity to pick up older material, and revisit some good and bad moments from the past. Looking back is only enjoyable to some…” says founding member Sverker Widgren.

The currently announced dates are as follows:

17.09. – GER – Hamburg – Revolt! Bambi Galore
20.09. – ITA – Mestrino (PD) – Tacu Tacu
21.09. – SLO – Ljubljana – Channel Zero
23.09. – POL – Krakow – Kazamaty
24.09. – GER – Leipzig – Metal Schuppen

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