Abigail Williams, The Infernal Sea, Etc. UK Tour Announced

Abigail Williams announce a new UK tour with The Infernal Sea and MartYriuM as support acts. Dates for that run can be found below with Abigail Williams also planning a European leg as well.

12/09 Sheffield, UK – Mulberry Tavern
12/10 Glasgow, UK – Audio
12/11 Manchester, UK – Rebellion
12/12 Newcastle, UK – Think Tank
12/13 Birmingham, UK – The Flapper
12/14 Stoke, UK – The Underground
12/15 London, UK – The Dome
12/16 Peterborough, UK – Met Lounge

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Wrvth Gears Up For Summer North American Tour Dates

Atmospheric tech death unit Wrvth continues to support the band’s self-titled 2015 release with a string of late summer headlining shows.

The month-long trek begins August 5th in Bend, Oregon, and includes an appearance at Jamfest in Beamsville, Ontario as well as Dirt Fest in Pontiac, Michigan alongside Killswitch Engage, Hatebreed, Attila, Asking Alexandria and more.

The live debauchery comes to an end on September 3rd in Sacramento, California. Support will come courtesy of Depths Of Hatred and Pathways on select dates.

8/05/2016 Third Street Pub – Bend, OR
8/06/2016 Wandering Goat – Eugene, OR
8/07/2016 50 West – Salem, OR
8/08/2016 The Pin – Spokane, WA
8/09/2016 Railyard – Billings, MT
8/11/2016 Shorty’s Hall – Milwaukee, WI
8/12/2016 Jamfest @ BMR Private Ranch – Beamsville, ON *
8/13/2016 Dirt Fest @ Crofoot Festival Grounds – Pontiac, MI
8/14/2016 Coalition – Toronto, ON *
8/15/2016 Piranha Bar – Montreal, QC *
8/16/2016 L’Anti Bar Spectacles – Quebec City, QC *
8/17/2016 Koto – Salem, MA
8/18/2016 3065 Live – Buzzards Bay, MA
8/19/2016 The Wreck Room – Peterborough, NH
8/21/2016 The Iron Heights – Augusta, GA **
8/22/2016 Bombshells Tavern – Orlando, FL **
8/24/2016 The Handlebar – Pensacola, FL **
8/25/2016 TBD – Houston, TX
8/26/2016 Tomcats West – Fort Worth, TX
8/28/2016 Mesa Music Hall – El Paso, TX
8/30/2016 Pub Rock – Scottsdale, AZ
8/31/2016 Til-Two Club – San Diego, CA
9/01/2016 PBW – Pomona, CA
9/02/2016 La Movida – Salinas, CA
9/03/2016 Starlite Lounge – Sacramento, CA
*with Depths Of Hatred
**with Pathways

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The Night Watch Releasing “Boundaries” Album

Two years in the making, The Night Watch will unleash second album, “Boundaries,” which consists of a single thirty-six-minute piece of dynamic sound.

Shifting seamlessly from intricate technicality to soaring atmospheres, crushing heaviness to delicate melancholy, this fluid composition never loses itself within the landscapes it explores.

The Canadian progressive instrumental quartet features guitarist Nathanael Larochette and violinist Evan Runge of Musk Ox. “Boundaries” will be self-released on July 15th via Bandcamp here. You can also ccatch the band live with Ouroboros on these dates:

7/05/2016 Orchard Bar – Toronto, ON w/ Ouroboros
7/06/2016 Silence – Guelph, ON w/ Ouroboros
7/07/2016 The Spill – Peterborough, ON w/ Ouroboros
7/08/2016 Pressed – Ottawa, ON w/ Ouroboros
8/05/2016 The Black Sheep Inn – Wakefield, QC w/ Places Erupt, The Visit
9/29/2016 House Of Targ – Ottawa, ON w/ Unbeing, Gone In April

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Throaat Streaming Full “Black Speed” EP

Brooklyn black metal heavy cult Throaat is now streaming the entirety of new EP, “Black Speed,” which was released last week by Invictus Productions. The track listing is:

1. The Tortures
2. Her Altar Needs More Blood (Sign of the Coven)
3. Explode From Living Flame
4. Rampage
5. In League With Satan

To spread the gospel of “Black Speed” far and wide, next month Throaat will be joining Greek black metallers Zemial as direct support on that band’s inaugural North American tour. The confirmed dates/cities are as follows:

September 7th – Baltimore, MD
September 8th – Salem, MA
September 9th – Providence, RI
September 10th – New York City with Deathhammer
September 11th – Wings of Metal Festival, Montreal
September 12th – Rochester, NY
September 13th – Toronto
September 14th – Peterborough, ON Canada
September 16th – Chicago, IL
September 18th – Denver, CO
September 19th – Kansas City, KS
September 20th – Lexington, KY

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Throaat Streaming Full “Black Speed” EP

Brooklyn black metal heavy cult Throaat is now streaming the entirety of new EP, “Black Speed,” which was released last week by Invictus Productions. The track listing is:

1. The Tortures
2. Her Altar Needs More Blood (Sign of the Coven)
3. Explode From Living Flame
4. Rampage
5. In League With Satan

To spread the gospel of “Black Speed” far and wide, next month Throaat will be joining Greek black metallers Zemial as direct support on that band’s inaugural North American tour. The confirmed dates/cities are as follows:

September 7th – Baltimore, MD
September 8th – Salem, MA
September 9th – Providence, RI
September 10th – New York City with Deathhammer
September 11th – Wings of Metal Festival, Montreal
September 12th – Rochester, NY
September 13th – Toronto
September 14th – Peterborough, ON Canada
September 16th – Chicago, IL
September 18th – Denver, CO
September 19th – Kansas City, KS
September 20th – Lexington, KY

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Acrania Announces U.K. Tour Dates With Martyr Defiled

Acrania will be joining Martyr Defiled for a U.K. tour this coming September. Dates are available below.

Martyr Defiled will be performing in support of new album “No Hope No Morality” (available for streaming in full at this location), while Acrania is about to drop new album “Totalitarian Dystopia” (reviewed here).

19/9/14 – Swansea @ Static Rock Bar & Music Venue, Swansea
20/9/14 – Farnham @ Liberal Club
21/9/14 – Peterborough @ South Grove Community Centre
22/9/14 – Bridgwater @ Bridgwater Rugby Club
23/9/14 – Plymouth @ Tiki Bar
24/9/14 – Northampton @ Racecourse
25/9/14 – Sheffield @ Southsea Live
26/9/14 – Preston @ The Adelphi Preston
27/9/14 – Selby @ The Riverside
28/9/14 – Mansfield @ The Intake Mansfield

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Where Giants Once Stood Posts “The Heavens Tremble” Drum Playthrough

Currently embarked on the Ontario and Quebec “Where’s Your Head At Tour,” Where Giants Once Stood has posted a new drum playthrough video for the track “The Heavens Tremble.”

Check it out below. This is WGOS’ second tour of 2013 in support of “The Changing” EP. Remaining dates on the trek are as follows:

Dec 3 – Montreal, QC – Cafe Chaos – Show Details – Buy Tickets – w/ Grave Of Disgrace
Dec 4 – Sherbrooke, QC – Bar Le Magog – w/ Deterrence and guests
Dec 6 – Peterborough, ON – The Spill – w/ Deterrence and guests
Dec 7 – Stratford, ON – Backstage Bar & Grill – Show Details – w/ Deterrence
Dec 8 – Toronto, ON – The 460 – w/ Deterrence and guests
Dec 10 – London, ON – The Richmond – w/ Deterrence and guests
Dec 11 – Guelph, ON – The Red Papaya – Show Details – w/ Deterrence, Brave The Apex
Dec 12 – Windsor, ON – Coach & Horses – Show Details – w/ Deterrence and guests
Dec 13 – Brantford, ON – Club Sagittarius – Show Details – w/ Skynet, Ending Tyranny, Door To Door Human Gore, Quick Wicked, Deterrence

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Visions Parts Ways With Drummer

Visions has posted the following announcement online about seeking a new drummer:

“Good evening Visionaries, we’re sad to say that Joe and Dan have parted ways with the band. We don’t feel that it’s necessary to go into the reasons why, but the important thing is that we are all still as much friends as we always were.

“That obviously means that we will now be on the hunt for a new drummer. We’re looking for the following requirements:

-We want somebody who is fully committed to being in the band.
-Must be aged 18+
-UK Based and willing to travel to Peterborough for practice.
-Must have own good quality equipment.
-Driving license preferred but not required.
-Good Arnie impressions required not preferred.

“If you are interested in joining the journey then send some details about yourself and your influences along with a link of a video/recording of you playing to: visionsuk@live.co.uk

“Love and kisses, you dirty bitches.”

Demur by Visions

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Cryptopsy Streaming Entire New Album

The self-titled release from Montreal extreme metal veterans Cryptopsy is now available throughout North America via Cryptopsy/Defen Society in association with Revolution Harmony/Candlelight Records. All eight songs from the opus are streaming over at Clawhammer PR’s soundcloud page. Cryptopsy will play a handful of Canadian shows in support of the album. Dates are as follows:

November 22nd – Mavericks, Ottawa, Ontario
November 23rd – Club Soda, Montreal, Quebec
November 24th – Club Absinthe, Hamilton, Ontario
November 25th – *ALL AGES SHOW*, The Red Dog, Peterborough, Ontario
December 7th – The RockPile, Toronto, Ontario
December 8th – Bar le Magog, Sherbrooke, Quebec
December 14th – L’Union Commerciale, Quebec city, Quebec
December 15th – Rock Cafe Le Stage, Trois-Rivière, Quebec

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Cryptopsy Streaming Entire New Album

The self-titled release from Montreal extreme metal veterans Cryptopsy is now available throughout North America via Cryptopsy/Defen Society in association with Revolution Harmony/Candlelight Records. All eight songs from the opus are streaming over at Clawhammer PR’s soundcloud page. Cryptopsy will play a handful of Canadian shows in support of the album. Dates are as follows:

November 22nd – Mavericks, Ottawa, Ontario
November 23rd – Club Soda, Montreal, Quebec
November 24th – Club Absinthe, Hamilton, Ontario
November 25th – *ALL AGES SHOW*, The Red Dog, Peterborough, Ontario
December 7th – The RockPile, Toronto, Ontario
December 8th – Bar le Magog, Sherbrooke, Quebec
December 14th – L’Union Commerciale, Quebec city, Quebec
December 15th – Rock Cafe Le Stage, Trois-Rivière, Quebec

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