Aborted Dates For North American Tour w/ Cryptopsy, Benighted & Hideous Divinity Announced

Aborted announce the dates and venues of their forthcoming North American tour with Cryptopsy, Benighted and Hideous Divinity. The run has been dubbed the ‘Hell Over North American Blastbeat Party‘. Below’s where that trek will hit:

03/21 Detroit, MI – The Sanctuary
03/22 Chicago, IL – Reggie’s
03/23 Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
03/24 Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre
03/27 Portland, OR – Bossanova Ballroom
03/28 Oakland, CA – Metro Opera House
03/30 Los Angeles, CA – 1720
03/31 San Diego, CA – Brick by Brick
04/01 Mesa, AZ – Club Red
04/02 El Paso, TX – Rockhouse Bar & Grill
04/03 Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live!
04/04 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill

No Benighted:

04/08 Atlanta, GA – 529
04/09 Margate, FL – O’Malley’s
04/10 Orlando, FL – The Haven
04/13 Baltimore, MD – Metro Gallery
04/14 Providence, RI – Alchemy
04/15 Brooklyn, NY – Knitting Factory
04/16 Quebec City, QC – Salle Multi
04/17 Montreal, QC – L’Astral
04/18 Rouyn-Noranda, QC – Scène Évolu-Son
04/19 Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace
04/20 Indianapolis, IN – The Citadel

Further dates for the tour are still to be announced.

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The Faceless “Planetary Duality” 10th Anniversary Tour w/ Rings Of Saturn, The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, Etc. Announced

The Faceless announce a headlining “Planetary Duality“ 10th anniversary run which will find them playing the album in full along with choice cuts from their albums. Rings Of Saturn, The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, Vale Of Pnath and Interloper will join them as suport acts, with the below initial shows booked:

11/29 Oakland, CA – Metro Opera House
12/01 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
12/03 Calgary, AB – Dickens
12/07 Chicago, IL – Reggie’s
12/11 Ottawa, ON – Mavericks
12/12 Quebec City, QC – Salle Multi
12/13 Montreal, QC – L’Astral
12/14 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bazaar
12/17 St. Louis, MO – Fubar
12/19 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
12/20 Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad
12/21 El Paso, TX – Rockhouse Bar & Grill
12/23 Los Angeles, CA – 1720

Further dates are expected.

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Exmortus, The Absence, Hatchet, Etc. Announce Summer Tour

Exmortus will release their new effort “The Sound Of Steel” on June 08th via Prosthetic Records. To support this new release the group will be headlining ‘The Summer Of Steel Tour“, which will find them joined by The Absence, Hatchet & Novareign. Immortal Guardian, Black Fast and Micawber will perform on select dates.

06/28 San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick (Exmortus only)
06/29 Tucson, AZ – The Rock (Exmortus only)
06/30 Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad (Exmortus only)

With The Absence, Hatchet, Novareign & Immortal Guardian:

07/01 Tulsa, OK – The Shrine
07/02 Fort Worth, TX – Rail Club
07/03 Austin, TX – Come and Take It Live

With The Absence, Hatchet, Novareign & Black Fast:

07/05 Tampa, FL – Crowbar
07/07 Spartanburg, SC – Ground Zero
07/08 Richmond, VA – Canal Club (no Black Fast)
07/09 Clifton, NJ – Dingbatz

Exmortus, The Absence, Hatchet, Novareign:

07/10 Brooklyn, NY – St. Vitus
07/12 Quebec City, QC – Source de le Martinere
07/13 Toronto, ON – Hard Luck Bar
07/15 Joliet, IL – The Forge (feat. Micawber)
07/17 Kansas City, MO – Riot Room (feat. Micawber)
07/18 Denver, CO – Roxy Theater
07/19 Salt Lake City, UT – Club X
07/20 Boise, ID – The Shredder
07/22 Seattle, WA – Club SUR
07/23 Portland, OR – Twilight Cafe & Bar
07/24 Oakland, CA – Metro Opera House

Exmortus also have a June 07th show booked at The Whisky in Hollywood, CA with Kataklysm.

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Goatwhore Announces May Tour Supporting Satyricon

The road demons in Goatwhore will return to the streets this May on a short run of live dates supporting Norwegian black metal legends, Satyricon.

The tour is set to commence on May 13th in Los Angeles, California and run through May 30th in Austin, Texas — follows Goatwhore’s recent month-long European live takeover with Sepultura where frontman Ben Falgoust performed in a cast after sustaining a broken leg and fractured foot just days into the journey.

Here are the lucky cities and dates below:

5/13/2018 Regent Theater – Los Angeles, CA
5/14/2018 Metro Opera House – Oakland, CA
5/15/2018 Bossanova Ballroom – Portland, OR
5/16/2018 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
5/18/2018 Marquis Theatre – Denver, CO
5/19/2018 The Truman – Kansas City, MO
5/20/2018 The Forge – Joliet, IL
5/21/2018 Al Rosa Villa – Columbus, OH
5/25/2018 Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY
5/28/2018 Gas Monkey Bar & Grill – Dallas, TX
5/29/2018 White Oak Music Hall – Houston, TX
5/30/2018 Come and Take it Live! – Austin, TX

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Orphaned Land Announces North American Tour Dates

Orphaned Land is excited to reveal plans for a headlining North American tour later this fall following a featured performance at the prestigious ProgPower USA festival in Atlanta, GA on September 6th.

The tour will feature support from Swedish industrial metal outfit Pain and Chinese metallists’ Voodoo Kungfu on select dates. Tickets are on sale now and the full tour routing can be found below.

Vocalist and founding member Kobi Farhi comments, “After 6 years of absence we are thrilled to be back and tour North America!we’ve missed all our fans all over the states and can’t wait to rock you all. Let’s all get ready for some Oriental Metal party!”

9/6 Atlanta, GA – Prog Power USA
9/7 Tampa, FL – Crowbar #
9/8 Spartanburg, SC – Ground Zero #
9/9 Cincinnati, OH – Madfrog #
9/10 Frederick, MD – Cafe 611 ^
9/11 New York, NY – Gramercy Theatre ^
9/12 Montreal, QC – Katacombes ^
9/13 Toronto, ON – Garrison ^
9/15 Chicago, IL – Wire ^
9/18 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven ^
9/20 Oakland, CA – Metro Opera House ^
9/21 Los Angeles, CA – Whisky A Go-Go ^
# with Voodoo Kungfu
^ with Pain & Voodoo Kungfu

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Graveshadow Kicking Off Tour Dates With Arkona And Sirenia

Having just completed a U.S. tour opening for Anvil and Nightdemon, now symphonic metal band Graveshadow will begin a west coast tour today in Seattle opening for Russia’s Arkona and Norway’s Sirenia.

“It’s great to be back on the road, especially with bands that have had a profound impact on the genre and us as musicians,” states guitarist Will Walker. “We look forward to seeing old friends and making new ones, it promises to be one helluva week!”

In between tours, Graveshadow has continued working on new material for the follow-up to 2015’s :Nocturnal Resurrection,” which will be the band’s M-Theory Audio debut.

“The new album is shaping up very nicely and all that’s really left is to fine-tune arrangements and continue rehearsing,” continues Will. “We will record in July with Night Demon’s Armand [John Anthony – guitarist] and we’re very excited about the project. It’s interesting to see how the new material has developed and we can’t wait to share with everyone. Keep an eye out!”

5/23 Studio Seven – Seattle, WA
5/24 Bossanova Ballroom – Portland, OR
5/25 Metro Opera House – Oakland, CA
5/26 Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA
5/27 Pranksters – Scottsdale, AZ

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Shining Show In Phoenix, AZ Cancelled

After front man Niklas Kvarforth’s aggressive on and off stage behavior got a show in Portland cancelled, now the upcoming May 21st show in Phoenix has been nixed as well, with the promoter commenting:

“The show is officially cancelled. I tried to make this event happen but Metalsuck.com is turning people away as well as other publications. Not to mention the people that witnessed the event in question posting everywhere about it.”

It’s unclear at this point the fate of the remaining tour dates with Revenge and Wolvhammer, which were slated as follows:

May 17 Portland, OR @ Tonic Lounge (Cancelled)
May 18 Oakland, CA @ Metro Opera House
May 19 Las Vegas, NV @ Adrenaline
May 20 Los Angeles, CA @ Complex
May 21 Phoenix, AZ @ Joe’s Grotto (Cancelled)
May 23 Austin, TX @ Grizzly Hall
May 24 Fort Worth, TX @ Rail Club

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Lorna Shore Streams Full “Psalms” Album

New Jersey five-piece metal band Lorna Shore is streaming the entire “Psalms” album online below (stream provided courtesy of Revolver magazine).

“Psalms” was produced by Will Putney (They Art Is Murder, Fit For An Autopsy, Upon A Burning Body) at modern metal’s iconic studio, the Machine Shop, and will be released next Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 via Density Records. Upcoming Lorna Shore tour dates are as follows:

06/03 – Denver, CO @ The Summit Music Hall
06/05 – Spokane, WA @ The Pin!
06/06 – Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
06/07 – Portland, OR @ Tonic Lounge
06/08 – Oakland, CA @ Metro Opera House
06/09 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent Theater, DTLA
06/11 – Las Vegas, NV @ LVCS
06/12 – Mesa, AZ @ Club Red
06/15 – Austin, TX @ Empire Garage
06/16 – Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Live!
06/18 – New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
06/19 – Baltimore, MD @ The Ottobar
06/20 – Charlotte, NC @ Tremont Music Hall

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Bolt Thrower Announces U.S. Shows With Benediction

British extreme metal veterans Bolt Thrower has announced they will be performing a string of shows in the United States this year, in addition to their appearance at the Maryland DeathFest, on what is being dubbed the, “Return to chaos” tour. They will be joined on the trek by fellow British death metal stalwarts, Benediction.

The tour schedule is as follows:

May 23 – Baltimore, MD – Maryland Deathfest
May 25 – Pomona, CA – The Glass House (with Autopsy)
May 26 – Oakland, SF – Metro Opera House (with Autopsy, Noothgrush)
May 28 – Portland, OR – Star Theater
May 29 – Seattle, WA – Neumos
May 31 – Austin, TX – Chaos In Tejas
June 1 – Chicago, IL – Reggie’s

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