Born Of Osiris Bassist Steps Down From Band – Band Tapps Nick Rossi (In Motive/ex-City In The Sea)

Born Of Osiris announce that their bassist David Darocha has stepped down from the band. In his place the group have tapped Nick Rossi (In Motive/ex-City In The Sea).

States the band:

“We want to officially state that our brother, David, has decided to take time away from the band to pursue other endeavors. We’re all family and wish him the very best. We are on great terms and will miss him on the road.

However, the show must go on and with that said, we are stoked to say that Nick Rossi is now a part of BOO. He’s an amazing person and very talented musician! We will see you all on the road for our dates with Killswitch Engage and more!”

Born Of Osiris’ current touring plans can be found below:

11/16 Oshkosh, WI – University Of Wisconsin Oshkosh
11/17 Toledo, OH – Civic Music Hall (with The Black Dahlia Murder)
11/18 London, ON – Rum Runners
11/20 Sherbrooke, QC – Bar Le Magog
11/21 Quebec City, QC – Salle Multi
11/22 Trois-Rivieres, QC – Rock Cafe le Stage

With Killswitch Engage, Crowbar & Death Ray Vision:

11/23 Ottawa, ON – 27 Club
11/24 Providence, RI – The Strand
11/25 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
11/27 Reading, PA – Reverb
11/28 Cleveland, OH – Agora Ballroom
11/30 Louisville, KY – Mercury Theater
12/01 Chattanooga, TN – The Signal
12/02 Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
12/04 Lynchburg, VA – Phase 2
12/05 Wilmington, DE – The Queen
12/06 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom

Born Of Osiris:

12/08 Lansing, MI – The Loft
12/09 Palatine, IL – Durty Nellies

Post to Twitter

Myrkur Premieres New Song & Music Video “Juniper”

A new Myrkur EP entitled “Juniper” will land in stores on December 07th via Relapse Records. A music video for the title track from the effort can be seen below. Myrkur worked with producer Jaime Gomez Arellano (Ghost, Cathedral) on the EP, which also features a solo reinterpretation of the Danish folk song “Bonden og Kragen“.

Myrkur’s current live appearances include the following dates:

w/ Jo Quail:

12/03 Stockholm, SWE – Vasateatern
12/04 Oslo, NOR – John Dee
12/05 Gothenburg, SWE – Pustervik
12/07 Aarhus, DEN – Voxhall
12/08 Copenhagen, DEN – Pumpehuset
12/10 Poznan, POL – U Bazyla
12/11 Krakow, POL – Kwadrat
12/13 Budapest, HUN – Durer Kert
12/14 Vienna, AUT – Arena
12/16 Tilburg, NET – 013 KZ
12/18 London, UK – The Dome
12/19 Bristol, UK – The Fleece
12/20 Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms
12/21 Glasgow, UK – CCA
12/22 Manchester, UK – Gorilla

Myrkur:

04/11 Tilburg, NET – Roadburn Festival
07/14 Bolkow Castle, POL – Castle Party
08/09-08/10 Jaromer, CZE – Brutal Assault

Post to Twitter

Darkest Hour Announces European Tour Dates And Plans To Launch Their Own Brand Of Ice Cream

Washington, DC-based Darkest Hour will embark on their special East Coast mini-tour next week, which will see the long-running metal quintet headlining with support from some of their hand-picked favorite hometown scene acts.

Darkest Hour will kick off the mini-tour on their home turf in DC on November 13th, followed by shows in Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Brooklyn through November 16th. On all four shows, the band will be joined by iconic hardcore outfit Damnation A.D., blackened punk act Cemetery Piss, hardcore punk outfit Walk The Plank, and new outfit No Man. Just two days after the mini-tour, Darkest Hour traverse the country to take part in The Power Of The Riff on November 18th, performing with Sunn O))), Scream, Xibalba, Xasthur, Papa M, and Entry.

With this tour rapidly approaching, Darkest Hour also announces the first European tour dates of 2019. The newly-announced trek, dubbed Death To False Metalcore, will see the band co-headlining with Unearth, with support from Misery Signals, Malevolence, and Left Behind, and runs from March 21st through April 1st.

Additionally, Darkest Hour has teamed up with Mount Desert Island Ice Cream shop in Washington DC, owned by Dischord Record employees, to create a new signature flavor, Savor The Chill. The band worked diligently to help perfect this amazing blend of dark chocolate and whiskey to perfect the flavor, which is now available through November 22nd. Read more about the shop here.

Tour dates:

November 13 – U Street Music Hall – Washington, DC *
November 14 – Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD *
November 15 – Voltage Lounge – Philadelphia, PA *
November 16 – The Kingsland – Brooklyn, NY *
November 18 – The Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA %
March 21 – Essigfabrik – Köln, DE #
March 22 – Het Entrepot – Brugge, BE #
March 23 – ULU – London, UK (no Malevolence) #
March 24 – Tivoli Pandora – Utrecht, NL #
March 25 – Schlachthof – Wiesbaden, DE #
March 26 – Markthalle – Hamburg, DE #
March 27 – SO36 – Berlin, DE #
March 28 – Backstage – Munich, DE #
March 29 – Conne Island – Leipzig, DE #
March 30 – Futurum – Prague, CZ #
March 31 – A38 – Budapest, HU #
April 1 – Arena – Vienna, AU #

* with Damnation A.D., Cemetery Piss, Walk The Plank, No Man
% at The Power Of The Riff with Sunn O))), Scream, Xibalba, Xasthur, Papa M, Entry
# Death To False Metalcore with Unearth, Misery Signals, Malevolence, Left Behind

Post to Twitter

All That Remains Vows To Continue Following The Death Of Guitarist Oli Herbert

Last month, All That Remains suffered a tragic and incredibly painful loss when their globally renowned, highly respected, and immeasurably talented lead guitarist and founding member Oli Herbert, unexpectedly passed away.

Herbert played on all nine albums in the band’s discography and was especially proud of the new album, Victim of the New Disease, which is out today, via Eleven Seven Music. The album is both a tour de force and a testament to Herbert’s legacy.

All That Remains — Philip Labonte [lead vocals], Mike Martin [guitar], Jason Costa [drums], and Aaron Patrick [bass, backing vocals] — plan to further honour the passion that Herbert felt for both the album and the band by continuing on.

The band will embark on the previously scheduled European tour with Sevendust this December. Guitar virtuoso and YouTube personality Jason Richardson (All Shall Perish, Chelsea Grin, Born of Osiris) has come on board and will fill in on the upcoming trek. All current tour dates are below, with more touring plans in North America being announced soon.

“Losing Oli has been a tremendous blow to the core of ATR”, says vocalist Phil Labonte, “but I know he wouldn’t want anything other than for us to continue. He loved this record so much – it’s some of our best work. We look forward to sharing the music with everyone – seeing our fans from the stage. From where Oli loved most. It’ll be cathartic. We’ll need it to be”.

“Victim Of The New Disease Track Listing:

1. Fuck Love
2. Everything’s Wrong
3. Blood I Spill
4. Wasteland
5. Alone In The Darkness
6. Misery In Me
7. Broken
8. Just Tell Me Something (Featuring Danny Worsnop)
9. I Meant What I Said
10. Victim of the New Disease

All That Remains December tour with Sevendust:
01/12 – Southampton, Engine Rooms
02/12 – London, Electric Brixton
04/12 – Manchester, Academy 2
05/12 – Glasgow, Garage
06/12 – Nottingham, Rock City
07/12 – Bristol, Swx
09/12 – Paris, Glazart
10/12 – Cologne, Luxor
11/12 – Berlin, Columbia Theater
12/12 – Prague, Meet Factory
14/12 – Wroclaw, Firlej
15/12 – Vienna, Flex
17/12 – Munich, Backstage Halle
18/12 – Aarau, Kiff
19/12 – Amsterdam, Melweg Oz

Post to Twitter

All That Remains Vows To Continue Following The Death Of Guitarist Oli Herbert

Last month, All That Remains suffered a tragic and incredibly painful loss when their globally renowned, highly respected, and immeasurably talented lead guitarist and founding member Oli Herbert, unexpectedly passed away.

Herbert played on all nine albums in the band’s discography and was especially proud of the new album, Victim of the New Disease, which is out today, via Eleven Seven Music. The album is both a tour de force and a testament to Herbert’s legacy.

All That Remains — Philip Labonte [lead vocals], Mike Martin [guitar], Jason Costa [drums], and Aaron Patrick [bass, backing vocals] — plan to further honour the passion that Herbert felt for both the album and the band by continuing on.

The band will embark on the previously scheduled European tour with Sevendust this December. Guitar virtuoso and YouTube personality Jason Richardson (All Shall Perish, Chelsea Grin, Born of Osiris) has come on board and will fill in on the upcoming trek. All current tour dates are below, with more touring plans in North America being announced soon.

“Losing Oli has been a tremendous blow to the core of ATR”, says vocalist Phil Labonte, “but I know he wouldn’t want anything other than for us to continue. He loved this record so much – it’s some of our best work. We look forward to sharing the music with everyone – seeing our fans from the stage. From where Oli loved most. It’ll be cathartic. We’ll need it to be”.

“Victim Of The New Disease Track Listing:

1. Fuck Love
2. Everything’s Wrong
3. Blood I Spill
4. Wasteland
5. Alone In The Darkness
6. Misery In Me
7. Broken
8. Just Tell Me Something (Featuring Danny Worsnop)
9. I Meant What I Said
10. Victim of the New Disease

All That Remains December tour with Sevendust:
01/12 – Southampton, Engine Rooms
02/12 – London, Electric Brixton
04/12 – Manchester, Academy 2
05/12 – Glasgow, Garage
06/12 – Nottingham, Rock City
07/12 – Bristol, Swx
09/12 – Paris, Glazart
10/12 – Cologne, Luxor
11/12 – Berlin, Columbia Theater
12/12 – Prague, Meet Factory
14/12 – Wroclaw, Firlej
15/12 – Vienna, Flex
17/12 – Munich, Backstage Halle
18/12 – Aarau, Kiff
19/12 – Amsterdam, Melweg Oz

Post to Twitter

Lovebites New Album “Clockwork Immortality” International Release Date

All female Japanese power metal outfit Lovebites has revealed that they have signed a deal with Arising Empire, who will be releasing their sophomore full length album, “Clockwork Immortality” worldwide on December 7th, two days after the record hits Japanese stores.

The band consists of Asami (vocals), Miho (bass), Haruna (drums), Midori (guitars) and Miyako (guitars/keyboard). The Lovebites sound owes a debt to the many great overseas heavy metal bands that have directly influenced their writing. Coupled with their own unique take on music, taking a piece from each member’s eclectic background and experiences, everything has culminated into forging a truly formidable group.

Following a superb performance at this year’s Bloodstock Open Air festival, where they were moved to the mainstage at the last minute, the band will be embarking on their first headlining tour of Europe.

The tour dates are as follows:

November
13 – Haarlem, Netherlands – Patronaat
14 – Essen, Germany – Zeche Carl
16 – Hamburg, Germany – Logo
19 – Aschaffenburg, Germany – Colos-Saal
20 – Paris, France – Nouveau Casino
21 – London, UK – O2 Academy Islington

Post to Twitter

Sonata Arctica Begins Recording New Album, Announces Acoustic Tour

It’s been very silent in the camp of Finnish melodic metal titans Sonata Arctica recently. But this break hasn’t been wasted – the band have entered the studio to kick off the recording process for their tenth studio album, due in 2019 through Nuclear Blast. But before their new record will see the light of day, Sonata Arctica are pleased to announce that they will embark on a special journey; their very first acoustic tour outside of Finland! The run will take them to London’s Islington Assembly Hall on 19th March 2019, as part of a larger European run. Support will be provided by special guests, Los Angeles CA based metallers Witherfall. Further details can be found below.

Keyboardist Henrik “Henkka” Klingenberg comments, “We’ve been locked up in the studio since the end of the summer working on our next studio album and decided we needed to take a break and go out and play some shows. In the summer of 2016 we did an acoustic summer tour in Finland which was a lot of fun for both us and our fans; in fact it was so great that we wanted to do it again and this time we’re not settling for just Finland – but taking this show all around Europe for the first time ever. Now is a unique chance to hear our music in a completely different setting and we’re sure these evenings will be something really special. Our set will also include some stuff we’ve never played live before, and who knows maybe even a new song from the upcoming album. See you at the shows!”

Acoustic Adventures
w/ Witherfall
March 13 Oslo – Parkteatret
March 14 Stockholm – Södra Teatern
March 15 Gothenburg – Storan Teatern
March 16 Hamburg – Fabrik
March 17 Eindhoven – Effenaar
March 19 UK London – Islington Assembly Hall
March 20 Haarlem – Patronaat
March 21 DE Aschaffenburg – Colos-Saal
March 22 Paris – Le Trabendo
March 23 Lyon – Ninkasi Kao
March 24 Milan – Teatro Dal Verme
March 26 Pratteln – Z7
March 27 Nuremberg – Hirsch
March 28 Prague – Roxy
March 29 Stuttgart – Im Wizemann (Club)
March 30 Bochum – Christuskirche

Post to Twitter

Sepultura To Premiere “Sepultura Endurance” Documentary In London This Sunday

Part concert film, part testimonial to the power of music, part intimate insider view, Sepultura Endurance is a close-focus portrait of Brazil’s rock legends featuring previously unseen archival footage from the band’s 30 year history. It features interviews with legends including Lars Ulrich, Scott Ian and Slipknot’s Corey Taylor.

Having been on the road for almost 30 years, founding their own genre and influencing a generation of younger bands along the way, these Brazilians have proved to be a true institution. Sepultura has released 14 albums and sold millions of albums worldwide, earning multiple gold and platinum records across the globe. Following the band as they toured and recorded their last three albums, a time of tension and triumph, director Otavio Juliano serves up the history, myths, conflicts, personnel changes and struggles, allowing us to see them at their most vulnerable and human, as well as icons of heavy metal.

UK premiere will take place this Sunday 11th November in Dalston, London at the Rio Dalston Cinema.

Post to Twitter

Cancer Bats 2019 European & UK Tour Announced

Cancer Bats announce their 2019 UK & European headlining tour. The UK leg of the run in particular will find the group supported by Bleed From Within and Underside. See for all the dates below:

w/ Bleed From Within & Underside:

01/21 Aldershot, UK – Westend Centre
01/22 Tunbridge Wells, UK – Forum
01/23 Brighton, UK – The Haunt
01/24 Portsmouth, UK – Wedgewood Rooms
01/25 Reading, UK – Sub 89
01/26 Exeter, UK – Cavern
01/27 Plymouth, UK – Junction
01/28 Bristol, UK – Fleece
01/29 Stoke On Trent UK -, Sugarmill
01/30 Manchester, UK – Rebellion
01/31 Liverpool, UK – Phase 1
02/01 Edinburgh, UK – La Belle Angele
02/02 Aberdeen, UK – Lemon Tree
02/03 Leeds, UK – The Key Club
02/04 Newcastle, UK – Think Tank
02/05 Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms
02/06 Norwich, UK – Epic Studios
02/07 Cambridge, UK – Junction
02/08 Milton Keyes, UK – The Crauford Arms
02/09 London, UK – The 100 Club

Cancer Bats:

03/07 Eindhoven, NET – Dynamo
03/08 Antwerp, BEL – Kavka
03/09 Dortmund, GER – Junkyard
03/10 Paris, FRA – Backstage By The Mill
03/11 Nantes, FRA – Ferrailleur
03/12 Dunkerque,FRA – 4 Ecluses
03/13 Bern, SWI – ISC Club
03/14 Vienna, AUT – Arena
03/15 Munich, GER – Feierwerk
03/16 Leipzig, GER – Naumanns
03/17 Budapest, HUN – Durer Kert
03/18 Prague, CZE – Underdogs/Eternia
03/19 Warsaw, POL – Poglos
03/20 Berlin, GER – Musik & Frieden
03/21 Hamburg, GER – Headcrash
03/22 Copenhagen, DEN – Hotel Cecil
03/23 Stockholm, SWE – Fryshuset
03/24 Oslo, NOR – Parkteatre

Post to Twitter

Alice In Chains 2019 European/UK Tour Announced

Alice In Chains announce the dates for an upcoming spring 2019 European/UK Tour. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will join them as support at most of the dates on that trek. Below’s the schedule for said run:

w/ Black Rebel Motorcycle Club:

05/23 Glasgow, UK – Braehead Arena
05/23 Birmingham, UK – Barclaycard Arena
05/25 London, UK – Wembley The SSE Arena
05/27 Tilburg, NET – 013
05/28 Paris, FRA – L’Olympia
05/30 Brussels, BEL – AB
05/31 Luxembourg, LUX – Rockhal
06/01 Zurich, SWI – Halle 622
06/03 Prague, CZE – Forum Karlin
06/04 Hamburg, GER – Stadtpark Open Air

Alice In Chains:

06/07-09 Nurburg, GER – Rock am Ring
06//07-09 Nuremburg, GER – Rock im Park
06/11 Krakow, POL – Impact Festival
06/13 Tallinn, EST – Rock Cafes

Post to Twitter