New Song “Stoke The Fire” Premiered By Seether

Seether has premiered “Stoke the Fire,” the second track from the highly anticipated new album “Poison the Parish,” via Revolver at this location (also in the player below). The track is now available as an instant download for fans that pre-order the full album.

Seether’s “Poison the Parish,” the multi-platinum selling band’s seventh full-length studio album, will arrive on May 12, 2017 via Morgan’s new label imprint Canine Riot Records. Recorded at Blackbird Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, “Poison the Parish” marks the first album produced in its entirety by the frontman. Playing with a newfound ferocity and purpose, Seether have delivered one of the heaviest and emotionally pure efforts of the band’s illustrious career.

Check out “Stoke the Fire” here:

The band also announced the U.S. dates for the “Poison the Parish” World Tour, which includes headline shows and festival appearances throughout the spring and summer. Guitarist Clint Lowery of Sevendust will augment the band’s lineup throughout the upcoming trek.

Every order includes a physical copy of “Poison the Parish.” Additionally, a portion of all tickets sold for the “Poison the Parish” World Tour will benefit the Rise Above Fund, a subset of Suicide Awareness Voices of Education, the largest suicide prevention organization in the country, and the band’s partner on the Rise Above Fest.

The Rise Above Fest, now in its fifth year, has expanded to two days in 2017. It will be held Saturday, July 22 and Sunday, July 23 at Darling’s Waterfront Park in Bangor, Maine. Performers include Seether, Korn, Shinedown, Stone Sour, Skillet, Halestorm, Falling in Reverse, and more.

Confirmed tour dates are:

4/29 — Ft Meyers, FL — Monster Energy Fort Rock at JetBlue Park*
4/30 — Jacksonville, FL — Monster Energy Welcome to Rockville at Metropolitan Park*
5/2 — Lancaster, PA — Chameleon Club**
5/3 — Lancaster, PA — Chameleon Club**
5/5 —Tuscaloosa, AL — Druid City Music Hall**
5/6 — Nashville, TN — War Memorial Auditorium
5/7 — Charlotte, NC — Carolina Rebellion 2017 at Charlotte Motor Speedway*
5/9 — Asbury Park, NJ — Stone Pony**
5/10 — Asbury Park, NJ — Stone Pony**
5/11 — Wallingford, CT — The Dome at Toyota Presents Oakdale **
5/14 — Boston, MA — House of Blues – Boston**
5/16 — Clifton Park, NY — Upstate Concert Hall**
5/17 — Niagara Falls, NY — Rapids Theatre**
5/19 — Pittsburgh, PA— Stage AE**
5/20 — Columbus, OH —Rock on the Range 2017 at Columbus Crew Stadium*
5/22 — Grand Rapids, MI — Monroe Live**
5/24 — Detroit, MI — St. Andrew’s Hall**
5/25 — Detroit, MI — St. Andrew’s Hall**
5/27 — Omaha, NE — Sokol Auditorium**
5/28 — Pryor, OK — Rocklahoma*
6/1 — Boise, ID — Knitting Factory Concert House***
6/2 — Portland, OR —Waterfront — RoZone Stage /KFBW Radio Show*
6/3 — Seattle, WA — 2nd Annual Crazy Beverage Bash at Showbox SoDo*
6/5 — San Francisco, CA — The Fillmore***
6/6 — Anaheim, CA — House of Blues***
6/7 — Tempe, AZ — Marquee Theatre***
6/10 — Saint Louis, MO —The Pageant***
6/11 — South Bend, IN — WRBR /The Bear’s Big Growl Six*
7/15 — Bridgeview, IL — Chicago Open Air at Toyota Park*
7/16 — Indianapolis, IN — Egyptian Room at Old National Centre^
7/18 — Cincinnati, OH — Bogart’s^
7/19 — Cleveland, OH — House of Blues ^
7/22 — Bangor, ME — Rise Above Fest at Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion*
7/24 — Baltimore, MD — Baltimore Soundstage^
7/25 — Baltimore, MD — Baltimore Soundstage^
7/27 — Philadelphia, PA — The Fillmore^
7/29 — North Myrtle Beach, SC — House of Blues – Myrtle Beach^
7/30 — Cherokee, NC — Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center^
8/1 — Oklahoma City, OK — Diamond Ballroom^
8/2 — Springfield, MO — Gillioz Theatre^
8/4 — Saint Paul, MN — The Myth^
8/5 — Milwaukee, WI — The Eagles Ballroom^
8/6 — Peoria, IL — Limelight^
8/8 — Kansas City, MO — Uptown Theatre^
8/9 — Sioux Falls, SD — The District^
8/11 — Glendive MT — Dawson County Fairgrounds ^
8/14 — Boulder, CO — Boulder Theatre^
8/16 — Wichita, KS — The Cotillion^
8/17 — Dallas, TX — House of Blues^
8/19 — San Antonio, TX — The Aztec Theatre^
8/20 — Houston, TX — House of Blues^

*Festival Date
**Featuring Letters From the Fire + Kaleido
***Featuring Through Fire + Kaleido
^Featuring Letters From the Fire + Big Stor

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Video Clip For New Song “Sign Of Life” Issued By MindMaze

U.S. progressive power metal band MindMaze issued a video clip for the new song “Sign of Life,” the first single from the forthcoming new “Resolve.” The album drops on April 28th in Europe and North America via Inner Wound Recordings.

The track listing for “Resolve” is:

1. Reverie (Instrumental)
2. Fight the Future
3. In This Void (Instrumental)
4. Drown Me
5. Sign of Life
6. Abandon
7. Sanity’s Collapse (Instrumental)
8. One More Moment
9. Twisted Dream
10. True Reflection
11. Shattered Self
12. Release
13. The Path to Perseverance

Check out “Sign of Life” here:

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Windhand Announces New Tour Dates

Richmond, VA doom band Windhand just announced a new run of headlining European tour dates this coming fall with fellow Virginia-based group Satan’s Satyrs.

The tour commences September 21st in Copenhagen, DK and runs till October 13th in Bristol, UK. The two bands will also do a short North American run preceding the European trek. A full listing of Windhand tour dates is available below.

— All Dates 3/31 – 4/8 with Cough —

Mar 31 Wellington, NZ San Fran
Apr 01 Auckland, NZ King’s Arm Tavern
Apr 02 Fortitude Valley, AUS Crowbar
Apr 05 Newtown, AUS Newton Social Club
Apr 06 Adelaide, AUS Fowlers Live
Apr 07 Melbourne, AUS Corner Hotel (+ Inverloch)
Apr 08 Perth, AUS Badlands

Apr 21 Portland, OR Mississippi Studios
Apr 22 Vancouver, BC Fortune Sound Club
Apr 23 Seattle, WA Neumos

— All dates 5/17-5/25 with Satan’s Satyrs —

May 17 Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts
May 18 Pittsburgh, PA Cattivo
May 19 Toronto, ON Horseshoe Tavern
May 20 Detroit, MI Loving Touch
May 21 Chicago, IL Empty Bottle
May 22 Minneapolis, MN 7th St. Entry
May 23 Milwaukee, WI Cactus Club
May 24 Indianapolis, IN The Hi-Fi
May 25 Columbus, OH Ace of Cups

Aug 18-20 Las Vegas, NV Psycho Las Vegas Festival

— All dates 9/21 – 10/14 with Satan’s Satyrs —

Sep 21 Copenhagen, DK Loppen
Sep 22 Oslo, NO BLA
Sep 23 Stockholm, SE Debaser Strand
Sep 25 Helsinki, FI Kuudes Linja
Sep 27 Gothenburg, SE Pustervik
Sep 28 Hamburg, DE Hafenklang
Sep 29 Cologne, DE MTC
Sep 30 Wiesbaden, DE Kesselhaus
Oct 01 Leipzig, DE UT Connewitz
Oct 02 Berlin, DE Cassiopeia
Oct 03 Vienna, AT Arena
Oct 04 Munich, DE Feierwerk
Oct 05 Bologna, IT Freak-Out Club
Oct 06 Mezzago, IT Bloom Club
Oct 08 Paris, FR Stoned Gathering
Oct 09 London, UK The Borderline
Oct 10 Leeds, UK Brudenell
Oct 11 Glasgow, UK Audio
Oct 12 Manchester, UK Rebellion
Oct 13 Bristol, UK Exchange

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Lyric Video For New Song “20 Second Century” Issued By Pyramaze

Denmark based power/progressive metal act Pyramaze released the first full track from the upcoming, and highly anticipated new album “Contingent.” Check out the lyric video for new song “20 Second Century” in the player below. “Contingent” drops on April 28th in Europe and North America via Inner Wound Recordings.

The track list and album artwork can be found below:

1. Land Of Information
2. Kingdom Of Solace
3. Star Men
4. A World Divided
5. Nemesis
6. Contingent – Part I: The Campaign
7. 20 Second Century
8. Obsession
9. Heir Apparent
10. Contingent – Part II: The Hammer of Remnant
11. Under Restraint
12. The Tides That Won’t Change
13. Symphony of Tears

Check out “20 Second Century” here:

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Ascended Dead Streaming “Subconscious Barbarity”

Today the American death metal cult Ascended Dead streams new track “Subsconscous Barbarity,” taken off the band’s impending “Abhorrent Manifestation” full-length release.

“Abhorrent Manifestation” is set for international release tomorrow (March 17th) via Invictus Productions in conspiracy with Dark Descent Records (Invictus will handle the album’s European release while Dark Descent will handle its North American release). The full track listing is as follows:

1. The Promised Time
2. Blood Thirst
3. Perdition
4. Ensnared for Eternity
5. Dormant Souls
6. Subsconscous Barbarity
7. Fissure of Chaos
8. Dawn of Armageddon
9. Last Ritual
10. Inexorable Death

Abhorrent Manifestation by Ascended Dead

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TOXIC HOLOCAUST And GATECREEPER To Kick Off North American Tour Supporting Nails TOMORROW!

Oregon-based punk thrashers TOXIC HOLOCAUST and their Arizona-based, classic death metal labelmates GATECREEPER will kick off their long-awaited North American live takeover supporting Nails this week. The tour will commence on March 16th in Orlando, Florida and ravage eighteen cities through April 2nd in Los Angeles, California. See all confirmed dates below. TOXIC HOLOCAUST And […]

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Toxic Holocaust Embarking On Tour With Nails, Gatecreeper

Oregon-based punk / thrash outfit Toxic Holocaust and the band’s Arizona-based, classic death metal labelmates Gatecreeper will kick off a North American live takeover supporting Nails this week.

The tour will commence on March 16th in Orlando, Florida and ravage eighteen cities through April 2nd in Los Angeles, California. See all confirmed dates below.

3/16/2017 Orpheum – Tampa, FL
3/17/2017 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
3/18/2017 Motorco Music Hall – Durham, NC
3/19/2017 Rock & Roll Hotel – Washington, DC
3/20/2017 Broadberry – Richmond, VA
3/21/2017 Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA
3/22/2017 Music Hall Of Williamsburg – New York City, NY
3/23/2017 Middle East (Downstairs) – Boston, MA
3/24/2017 Foufounes Electriques – Montréal, QC
3/25/2017 Lee’s Palace – Toronto, ON
3/26/2017 Magic Stick – Detroit, MI
3/27/2017 Park Street – Columbus, OH
3/28/2017 Bottom Lounge – Chicago, IL
3/29/2017 Neumos – Seattle, WA
3/30/2017 Analog Theater – Portland, OR
3/31/2017 New Parish – Oakland, CA
4/01/2017 The Hi Hat – Los Angeles, CA
4/02/2017 The Hi Hat – Los Angeles, CA

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Emmure Announces “Look At Yourself” Chart Positions

Hailed by numerous critics as the group’s best work to date, the new record from metalcore heavyweights Emmure, “Look At Yourself,” has debuted with strong first week sales.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Eternal Enemies” moved over 7,400 units (outperforming the previous record’s first week by nearly 1,000 copies). The new album lands at #2 on the Billboard Hard Music chart and #3 on the Rock Music chart.

The band has toured aggressively for the last month supporting this record, and will conclude a North American run with After The Burial next week at So What Music Festival on March 25th. Catch the band live:

March 15th – Columbus, OH @ Park Street Saloon
March 16th – Pittsburgh, PA @ Rex Theater
March 17th – Freehold, NJ @ GameChanger World
March 18th – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
March 19th – New York, NY @ Webster Hall (Marlin Room)
March 20th – Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
March 21st – Greensboro, NC @ Arizona Pete’s
March 22nd – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
March 23rd – Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum
March 25th – Grand Prairie, TX @ So What Music Festival

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Animals As Leaders Premieres New Music Video “Cognitive Contortions” & Announces Tour With Veil Of Maya And Alluvial

Animals As Leaders premieres a new music video for “Cognitive Contortions”, taken from the band’s latest album, “The Madness Of Many”. Randy Edwards directed the clip.

Check out now “Cognitive Contortions” below.

You can catch the band live on its North American tour with Veil Of Maya and Alluvial on the following dates below:

05/02 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
05/03 Boulder, CO – Fox Theatre
05/04 Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room
05/05 Palatine, IL – Durty Nellies
05/06 Bloomington, IL – The Castle Theatre
05/07 Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue
05/12 Buffalo, NY – The Town Ballroom
05/13 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theatre
05/14 Greensboro, NC – Petes
05/19 Jacksonville, FL – Mavericks
05/20 Orlando, FL – The Beacham
05/21 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room
05/23 Richmond, VA – The Broadberry
05/24 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
05/25 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
05/26 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
05/27 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
05/29 Cincinnati, OH – Bogarts
05/30 St. Louis, MO – The Ready Room
06/01 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
06/02 Flagstaff, AZ – Orpheum Theater
06/03 San Diego, CA – Observatory North Park

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Warbringer Announces More North American Tour Dates

Warbringer’s new album “Woe to the Vanquished” will be released on March 31st, 2017 via Napalm Records.

Currently on tour in North America co-headlining with Havok, and next across Europe in April, Warbringer is pleased to announce a next batch of U.S. and Canadian shows as direct support to Destruction with Jungle Rot. Hellbender and Demons Within will appear on select dates.

The tour kicks off May 22nd in Oakland, CA and runs through June 11th in Los Angeles, CA. A complete list of dates can be found below. Frontman John Kevil comments on the upcoming tour:

“We are pleased to announce our second USA tour to date with the thrash-knights of the Teutonic Order, Destruction! Also slaughtering the weak on this extremely heavy tour will be the barbaric death metal of Jungle Rot and of course WARBRINGER is bringing a new, upgraded arsenal of our own, made ever more lethal with the release of our new album, Woe to the Vanquished.

“It’s been a long time and we’ve taken many wounds on the way, but the war machine is still rolling, and still destroying all in its path. See you out on the road and prepare for a broken neck. Vae Victis!”

Warbringer Tour Dates
3/15: Portland, OR @ Analog Theater
3/16: San Francisco, CA @ Dna Lounge
3/17: Sacramento, CA @ Cafe Colonial
3/19: West Hollywood, CA @ Whisky
3/26: San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick (headlining with Witchaven, Cultural Warfare)
3/28: Glendale, CA @ The Complex (listening party)

w/ Destruction, Jungle Rot, Hellbender and Demons Within:
5/22: Oakland, CA @ Metro Opera House
5/23: Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
5/24: Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
5/26: Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
5/28: Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s
5/29: Detroit, MI @ Harpo’s
5/30: Toronto, ON @ Mod Club
5/31: Montreal, QC @ L’Astral
6/1: New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
6/2: Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall
6/3: Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theater
6/4: Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
6/5: Orlando, FL @ Haven Lounge
6/7: Austin, TX @ Grizzly Hall
6/8: Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
6/9: Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
6/10: Phoenix, AZ @ Joe’s Grotto
6/11: Los Angeles, CA @ Regent Theater

*Hellbender on 5/22 – 5/26 and 6/7 – 6/11
#Demons Within on 5/27 – 6/5

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