Belphegor Announces Co-Headlining Tour Of North America With Dark Funeral

European diabolical death/ black metal troop, Belphegor, will co-headline this year’s Devastation On The Nation tour alongside Swedish black metal stalwarts, Dark Funeral. Joining them are Incantation, Hate, Vale Of Pnath, and Nightmarer.

“Hail! What a lineup,” commented Belphegor vocalist/guitarist Helmuth. “This will be one of the most brutal tours throughout North America in 2019. An honour – this horror!”

The tour dates are as follows:

May 17 – San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick (no Belphegor)
May 18 – Oakland, CA – Oakland Metro Operahouse
May 19 – Portland, OR – Bossanova Ballroom
May 20 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theatre
May 21 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon
May 23 – Salt Lake City, UT – Metro Music Hall
May 24 – Denver, CO – The Roxy Theatre
May 25 – Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
May 26 – Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall
May 28 – Cleveland, OH – The Phantasy Nightclub
May 29 – Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace
May 30 – Ottawa, ON – Mavericks
May 31 – Quebec City, QC- Imperial Bell
June 1 – Boston, MA – Middle East
June 2 – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bazaar
June 4 – Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
June 5 – Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel
June 6 – Atlanta, GA – The Loft at Center Stage
June 7 – Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
June 8 – Birmingham, AL – Zydeco
June 9 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
June 10 – Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live
June 11 – Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
June 13 – Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
June 14 – Mesa, AZ – Club Red
June 15 – Los Angeles, CA – 1720

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Godflesh Announces North American Tour Dates

British industrial metal legends Godflesh has announced that they will be embarking on a string of shows in the United States and Canada this December. The trek is in support of their latest studio album, “Post Self,” which was released last year through frontman Justin Broadrick’s own, Avalanche Recordings.

The tour dates are as follows:

December 1: Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA
December 2: Decibel Metal Festival – Los Angeles, CA
December 3: Oakland Metro Opera House – Oakland, CA
December 5: Dante’s – Portland, OR
December 6: The Venue – Vancouver, BC
December 7: Oriental Theater – Denver, CO

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Inquisition Geraing Up For U.S. Tour Dates

Inquisition just announced a new headlining U.S. tour. The “Bloodshed For Zenith” 2017 tour begins on September 1st in Los Angeles, and sees the band supported by Uada and Volahn.

A full list of upcoming confirmed tour dates can be found below. Inquisition continues to tour in support of crushing 2016 album, “Bloodshed Across The Empyrean Altar Beyond The Celestial Zenith,” which is available for full streaming here.

Sept. 1 Los Angeles, CA @ Union
Sept. 2 San Diego, CA @ Brick by Brick
Sept. 3 Oakland, CA @ Oakland Metro Opera House
Sept. 4 Portland, OR @ Bossanova Ballroom
Sept. 5 Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
Sept. 8 Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room
Sept. 9 Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock
Sept. 10 Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s
Sept. 12 Lakewood, OH @ The Foundry
Sept. 13 New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
Sept. 14 Providence, RI @ Alchemy
Sept. 16 Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero
Sept. 17 Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum
Sept. 18 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
Sept. 20 Houston, TX @ Acadia Bar
Sept. 22 Austin, TX @ Barracuda
Sept. 23 Oklahoma City, OK @ 89th Street Collective
Sept. 25 Las Vegas, NV @ Adrenaline
Sept. 26 Phoenix, AZ @ Joe’s Grotto

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Graves At Sea Kicks Off U.S. “Cold Dead Hands” Tour

Portland sludge/doom quartet Graves At Sea is currently embarked on “The Cold Dead Hands” tour 2017.

This tour kicked off yesterday evening in Boise, Idaho and closes on June 16th on the band’s home turf in Oregon. The trek includes performances at 71 Grind Fest in Colorado Springs, Colorado as well as Northwest Terror Fest in Seattle, Washington. See all remaining dates below.

Graves At Sea is touring in support of 2016 debut full-length, “The Curse That Is,” which was Engineered by Greg Wilkinson (Noothgrush, Brainoil) and mastered by Brad Boatright (Sleep, YOB).

5/31/2017 Club X – Salt Lake City, UT
6/01/2017 Hi Dive – Denver, CO
6/02/2017 71 Grind Fest @ Black Sheep – Colorado Springs, CO
6/03/2017 Sister Bar – Albuquerque, NM
6/05/2017 Club Red – Mesa, AZ
6/06/2017 Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA
6/07/2017 Five Star Bar – Los Angeles, CA
6/08/2017 Alex’s Bar – Long Beach, CA
6/09/2017 Starlite Lounge – Sacramento, CA
6/10/2017 Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA
6/15/2017 Northwest Terror Fest @ Neumos – Seattle, WA
6/16/2017 Tonic Lounge – Portland, OR

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Sacrificial Slaughter Reveals New Album “Generation Of Terror”

California’s death / thrash machine Sacrificial Slaughter returns to Horror Pain Gore Death Productions for the release of “Generation of Terror” this coming May 12th. Pre-orders are online here and the cover art can be seen below.

Since forming more than 15 years ago, Sacrificial Slaughter has grown into a dominant force in the underground. The band’s evolution is fueled by series of full-lengths, EPs and splits, along with relentless tours with the likes of Vader, Master, Vital Remains and more.

“Generation of Terror” showcases the band’s razor-edged aggression and calculated violence with five brutal new tracks and a cover of the classic Carnivore track “Race War.” Catch the band live on these upcoming tour dates:

5/22 – Santa Fe, NM @ Underground
5/23 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Thunder Alley
5/24 – Memphis, TN @ Growlers
5/27 – Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero
5/28 – Tampa, FL @ Brass Mug
5/29 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
5/30 – New Orleans, LA @ Siberia
5/31 – Houston, TX @ Arcadia

6/01 – Dallas, TX @ Curtain Club
6/02 – El Paso, TX @ Rockhouse Bar
6/03 – Albuquerque, NM @ Blu Phoenix
6/04 – Mesa, AZ @ Club Red
6/05 – Santa Ana, CA @ Malones
6/06 – Oakland, CA @ Oakland Metro
6/07 – San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick
6/08 – LAS VEGAS DEATH FEST – details at lasvegasdeathfest.com
6/09 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall
6/10 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theatre
6/11 – Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room
6/12 – Newport, MN @ Opinion Brewery
6/13 – Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon
6/14 – Chicago, IL @ Reggies Rock Club
6/15 – Lakewood OH, @ The Foundry
6/16 – New York City, NY @ Webster Hall
6/17 – Philadelphia, PA @ Kung-fu Necktie
6/18 – Richmond, VA @ Banditos
6/19 – Louisville, KY @ Highlands Taproom
6/20 – Murfreesboro, TN @ Autograph Rehearsal Studio
6/22 – Shreveport, LA @ Bushnookies
6/23 – Austin, TX @ The Lost Well
6/24 – Odessa, TX @ Krazy 8
6/25 – Tucson, AZ @ The Loudhouse

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Internal Bleeding Teases “Final Justice” Single

Long-running New York death metal group Internal Bleeding will unleash a brand new single later this month via Unique Leader Records. Titled “Final Justice,” the track serves as a taste of the band’s forthcoming full-length, “Corrupting Influence,” an album that promises to continue where previous release “Imperium” left off.

“We really focused on the basics,” notes guitarist Chris McCarthy. “Just get on your instrument, beat the crap out of it, and try and nail it in one goddamn take.”

“We wanted to bottle the live energy we’re known for and try and get it on a recording,” adds guitarist Chris Pervelis, “and hopefully we achieved that with this recording.”

“Final Justice” will see official release digitally on April 21st, 2017 via Unique Leader – check out a teaser trailer below. The single comes in advance of Internal Bleeding’s impending live trek with Vader. Dates are available after the jump.

5/27/2017 Ground Zero – Spartanburg, SC
5/28/2017 Brass Mug – Tampa, FL
5/29/2017 Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
5/30/2017 Siberia – New Orleans, LA
5/31/2017 Acadia – Houston, TX
6/01/2017 Curtain Club – Dallas, TX
6/02/2017 Rockhouse Bar – El Paso, TX
6/03/2017 Blu Phoenix – Albuquerque, NM
6/04/2017 Club Red – Phoenix, AZ
6/05/2017 Malones – Santa Ana, CA
6/06/2017 Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA
6/07/2017 Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA
6/08/2017 Las Vegas Death Fest – Las Vegas, NV
6/09/2017 Metro – Salt Lake City, UT
6/10/2017 Bluebird Theatre – Denver, CO
6/11/2017 Riot Room – Kansas City, MO
6/12/2017 Opinion Brewery – St. Paul, MN
6/13/2017 High Noon Saloon – Madison, WI
6/14/2017 Reggies – Chicago, IL
6/15/2017 The Foundry – Lakewood, OH
6/16/2017 Webster Music Hall – New York City, NY

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Archspire Announces Headlining U.S. Tour Dates

Technical death metal force Archspire just announced a headlining U.S. tour. The tour begins on March 18th, and sees the band touring across the country before concluding on April 5th. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.

Archspire recently finished recording a forthcoming new album at Flatline Audio in August with producer Dave Otero. The as-yet untitled new record will follow highly -egarded 2014 release
“The Lucid Collective.”

Working track titles for the new album include “Involuntary Doppelgänger,” “Relentless Mutation,” and “From Solitude to Infamy.” The new record will be released later this year.

Mar. 17 Tacoma, WA @ Real Art
Mar. 18 Bend, OR @ Third Street Pub
Mar. 19 Oakland, CA @ Oakland Metro Sideroom
Mar. 20 San Diego, CA @ Brick by Brick
Mar. 21 Fullerton, CA @ Slidebar
Mar. 22 Phoenix, AZ @ Joe’s Grotto
Mar. 23 El Paso, TX @ Rockhouse Bar & Grill
Mar. 24 Fort Worth, TX @ Rail Club
Mar. 25 Beaumont, TX @ The Gig
Mar. 26 Baton Rouge, LA @ The Varsity
Mar. 27 Jacksonville, FL @ 1904
Mar. 28 Greensboro, NC @ Arizona Pete’s
Mar. 29 Trenton, NJ @ Backstage @ Champ’s
Mar. 30 Amityville, NY @ Revolution
Mar. 31 Frederick, MD @ Café 611
Apr. 01 Lakewood, OH @ The Foundry
Apr. 02 Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s Joint
Apr. 03 Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room
Apr. 04 Denver, CO @ The Roxy Theater
Apr. 05 Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall
Apr. 06 Boise, ID @ The Shredder

May 04 Edmonton, AB @ Mercury Room
May 06 Thunder Bay, ON @ Crocks
May 08 Sudbury, ON @ The Asylum
May 11 Sherbrooke, QC @ Murdoch

w/Psycroptic:
May 13 Halifax, NS @ Gus
May 14 Moncton, NB @ Le Coude
May 16 Quebec City, QC @ L’Anti
May 17 Montreal, QC @ Foufounes Electriques
May 18 Ottawa, ON @ Mavericks
May 19 Rouyn-N., QC @ Petit Théâtre
May 20 Toronto, ON @ The Coalition
May 22 Winnipeg, MB @ Park Theater
May 23 Saskatoon, SK @ Vangelis
May 24 Calgary, AB @ Dickens
May 25 Vancouver, BC @ Modified Ghost Festival

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Sacrificial Slaughter Gearing Up For U.S. Tour Dates With Master

Sacrificial Slaughter will support legendary death metal band Master on an impending 22-date tour.

Formed in 2001 by vocalist Steve Worley, Sacrificial Slaughter spent over a decade proving to be a most dominating underground act. In 2009 the band released a label debut full-length entitled “Spontaneous Suicide: via Crash Music, Inc. Catch Sacrifical Slaugher live on these dates:

8/19 – Los Angeles, CA @ American Legion
8/20 – Oakland, CA @ Oakland Metro
8/21- Portland, OR @ Panic Room
8/22 – Seattle, WA @ Substation
8/23 – Boise, ID @ The Shredder
8/24 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Club X
8/25 – Denver, CO @ Black Sky Brewery
8/26 – Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room
8/27 – Cave-In-Rock, Il @ Full Terror Assault Open Air
8/28 – Chicago, IL @ Reggies
8/29 – Lakewood, OH @ The Foundry
8/30 – New York, NY @ Acheron
8/31 – Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter
9/1 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
9/2 – Tampa, FL @ Brass Mug
9/3 – New Orleans, LA @ Siberia
9/4 – Dallas, TX @ Renos Chop Shop
9/6 – El Paso, TX @ Mesa Music Hall
9/7 – Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
9/8 – Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
9/9 – Phoenix, AZ @ Club Red
9/10 – Santa Ana, CA @ Malones

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Shining Announces Debut U.S. Performance At Anticosmic Fest

Controversial Swedish metal band Shining has announced a first-ever U.S. performance. The band will headline the second night of the Anticosmic Music Festival in Providence, RI on July 23rd.

The festival gig precedes of a debut U.S. tour for Shining, starting August 11th in Houston and featuring Belphegor, Origin, and Abigail Williams. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.

Shining is touring in support of new album, “IX – Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends” (check out our review here).

Jul. 22-23 Providence, RI @ Anticosmic Music Festival

w/Belphegor, Origin, Abigail Williams:

Aug. 11 Houston, TX – Scout Bar
Aug. 12 Austin, TX – Dirty Dog
Aug. 13 Ft. Worth, TX – The Rail Club
Aug. 15 Las Vegas, NV – LVCS
Aug. 16 Phoenix, AZ – Joe’s Grotto
Aug. 17 San Diego, CA – Brick by Brick
Aug. 18 W. Hollywood, CA – The Whisky
Aug. 19 Oakland, CA – Oakland Metro
Aug. 20 Portland, OR – Star Theater
Aug. 21 Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theatre
Aug. 22 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven
Aug. 23 Billings, MT – Pub Station *
Aug. 24 Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock
Aug. 25 Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
Aug. 26 Cave-in-Rock, IL – Full Metal Assault
Aug. 27 Dayton, OH – Oddbody’s
Aug. 28 Chicago, IL – Reggie’s
Aug. 29 Toronto, ON – Hard Luck Bar*
Aug. 30 Quebec City, QC – Salle Multi
Aug. 31 New York, NY – Gramercy Theatre

*No Belphegor

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Eternal Sleep Streams Full “The Emptiness Of…” Album

As Closed Casket Activities prepares for the release of Eternal Sleep’s debut full-length, “The Emptiness Of…,” for official release this Friday, now the entire album comes online early.

Recorded at Bricktop Studio with Andy Nelson (Harm’s Way, Weekend Nachos, Dead In The Dirt) and mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege (Nails, Obituary, Integrity), “The Emptiness Of…” bears ten brutalizing tracks. Listen in below, and you can also catch the band live:

6/17/2016 The Empty Bottle – Chicago, IL w/ Nails, Full Of Hell, God’s Hate
6/18/2016 The Loving Touch – Detroit, MI w/ Nails, Full Of Hell, God’s Hate
6/19/2016 Hard Luck – Toronto, ON w/ Nails, Full Of Hell, God’s Hate
6/20/2016 Les Foufounes Electriques – Montreal, QC w/ Nails, Full Of Hell, God’s Hate
6/21/2016 Middle East – Boston, MA w/ Nails, Full Of Hell, God’s Hate
6/22/2016 Marlin Room at Webster Hall – New York, NY w/ Nails, Full Of Hell, God’s Hate
6/23/2016 Underground Arts – Philadelphia, PA w/ Nails, Full Of Hell, God’s Hate
6/24/2016 Ottobar – Baltimore, MD w/ Nails, Full Of Hell, God’s Hate
6/25/2016 Strange Matter – Richmond, VA w/ Nails, Full Of Hell, God’s Hate
6/27/2016 High Note – Birmingham, AL
6/28/2016 Walters – Houston, TX w/ Blistered
6/29/2016 TBA – San Antonio, TX w/ Blistered
7/01/2016 51 West – Tempe, AZ w/ Blistered
7/02/2016 Programme HQ – Fullerton, CA w/ Blistered
7/03/2016 The Industry – Chula Vista, CA w/ Blistered
7/05/216 Union – Los Angeles, CA w/ Blistered
7/06/2016 Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA w/ Blistered
7/08/2016 Moon Room – Denver, CO w/ Blistered
7/09/2016 house show – Columbia, MO w/ Blistered
7/10/2016 Northside Yacht Club – Cincinnati, OH w/ Blistered
8/05/2016 Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA @ This Is Hardcore w/ Integrity, Ringworm, Nails

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