Excrementory Grindfuckers Announce “Make America Grind Again” North American Tour

German grindcore maniacs EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS will be embarking on a two week tour in The United States and Canada. Below’s where that run will hit:

Sept 1st – Toronto @ Coalition
Sept 2nd – Ottawa @ Mavericks
Sept 4th – Detroit @ The Fireside Inn
Sept 6th – Philadelphia @ Century
Sept 7th – Baltimore @ The Depot
Sept 8th – Boston – O’Brien’s Pub
Sept 9th – Rochester @ Bugjar
Sept 11th – Quebec City @ La Source De La Martiniere
Sept 13th – Sherbrooke @ Le Murdoch
Sept 14th – Montreal @ Piranha Bar

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Listen to “Negative Life” full album stream from Replicant ahead of March 23 release

New Jersey death metal trio Replicant are set to release “Negative Life” this Friday through PRC Music. But for an early taste, head to Metal Injection where the album is streaming in full.

The band has also announced the following tour dates:

4/07/2018 TBA – TBA, NY
4/12/2018 Blue Room – Secaucus, NJ
4/21/2018 Clash Bar – Clifton, NJ
4/22/2018 Anarchtica – New Brunswick, NJ
5/04/2018 Le Murdoch – Sherbrooke, QC
5/05/2018 Piranha Bar – Montreal, QC
5/23/2018 East Blocc – New Brunswick, NJ
5/25/2018 Court Tavern – New Brunswick, NJ
9/22/2018 Shadow Woods Metalfest IV – Harper’s Ferry, VA

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Arkos Releases “Black Moon Ritual” Music Video

Canadian black / death metal band Arkos released a new video clip for “Black Moon Ritual,” taken from the album “Black Moon Ritual.” The video was filmed by Pete Jonze Productions in Québec and can be seen below.

Arkos was formed in 2014 at Sherbrooke, Québec. After releasing a first demo in 2015, the guys entered the studio and the result was first album “Black Moon Ritual,” which was released in March of 2016.

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Dreamer/Deceiver Announces Canadian Tour Dates

Dreamer/Deceiver will be touring with Texas hardcore outfit Everyone Dies In Utah and post-hardcore band One Year Later as part of the “As Seasons Change Tour” this Spring.

Organized by the Diamond Mine Agency promotional company based out of Ottawa, the package has dates all over central Ontario starting in Toronto on April 29th and finishing up in Sherbrooke, QC on May 6th.

Toronto, ON // April 29th // Smiling Buddha
Guelph, ON // April 30th // District
St. Catharines, ON // May 1st // Detour Music Hall
Hamilton, ON // May 2nd // Club Absinthe
Kingston, ON // May 3rd // Overtime Sports Bar
Ottawa, ON // May 4th // Mavericks
Montreal, QC // May 5th // Pirhana Bar
Sherbrooke, QC // May 6th // Le Saloon

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Where Giants Once Stood Announces New Tour Dates

Toronto, ON’s metalcore quartet Where Giants Once Stood will be embarking on a two week Summer Rumble Tour of Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia with Signifier kicking off August 8th in Belleville, ON.

The tour is in support of upcoming sophomore EP “Live Above,” which was produced by Jon Howard of Threat Signal and is due out on September 2nd to follow up last year’s debut “The Changing.”

08/08 – Belleville, ON @ Belle Pub
08/12 – Montreal, QC @ Le Belmont
08/14 – TBA
08/15 – Fredericton, NB @ Elk’s Club
08/16 – Saint John, NB @ Chuckles
08/17 – Halifax, NS @ Plan B
08/18 – Halifax, NS @ House Show
08/19 – Halifax, NS @ Gus’ Pub
08/21 – Sherbrooke, QC @ Bar Le Magog
08/22 – Oshawa, ON @ Atria
08/23 – TBA

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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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Insurrection Streaming Full “Prototype” Album

Assaulting audiences in both French and English, Insurrection is streaming upcoming album “Prototype” online now. Give the full album a listen below, courtesy of MetalTalk.net.

Produced by Topon Das (Fuck The Facts), the album will be unleashed on October 15th via Canadian label Galy Records and is Insurrection’s first crowd funded and third full length album overall. Insurrection will be performing the following Canadian tour dates in support of the album:

Oct 12 – Bâtisse Industrielle – Trois Rivieres MetalFest – Trois Rivieres, QC w/ Hatebreed
Oct 19 – Petit Theatre – Rouyn-Noranda, QC
Nov 8 – Elks Lodge – Sydney, NS
Nov 9 – Gus’ Pub – Halifax, NS
Nov 10 – The OC – Moncton, NB
Nov 11 – Baba’s Lounge – Charlottetown, PEI
Nov 29 – Foufounes Electriques – Montreal, QC
Nov 30 – Bar Le Magog – Sherbrooke, QC
Dec 7 – Eglise St. Jean-Bosco – Hull, QC

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Orchid’s Curse Announces New Canadian Tour Dates

On the heels of revealing the details on third album “Words,” Orchid’s Curse has now announced a series of dates with Ottawa’s BIIPIIGWAN. The band issued the following statement:

“We are excited as hell to hop into our new (to us) van and spread the curse a little more westward! It’s been a long time since we did any proper touring outside of Atlantic Canada so it brings us great pleasure to make this trek alongside the road warriors in Ottawa’s BIIPIIGWAN!”

2/16 Halifax, NS – Michael’s *
3/22 Halifax, NS – Seahorse Tavern (CD Release) ^
4/4 Hamilton, ON – Doors Pub +
4/5 Toronto, ON – Duffy’s Tavern +
4/6 Ottawa, ON -Daily Grind +
4/7 Sherbrooke, QC – ArtFocus Sherbrooke +
4/8 Quebec City, QC – L’Agitee +
4/9 Fredericton, NB – Fusion Nightlife +
4/10 Saint John, NB – Pub Down Under +
4/11 Moncton, NB – Esquire Tavern +
4/12 Charlottetown, PE – Baba’s Lounge +
4/24 Charlottetown, NB – Hunter’s Ale House #
4/25 Fredericton, NB – Lava Vodka Bar #
4/26 Moncton, NB – OC Nightclub #
4/27 Halifax, NS – Michael’s #
* with Cancer Bats, Dance Laury Dance, Oceans
^ with Black Moor, Pith
+ with BIIPIIGWAN ‘Bogus Journey’ Tour
# with Three Inches of Blood, Goatwhore

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Helm Announces New Canadian Tour Dates

Fredericton, New Brunswick act Helm has announced a string of upcoming Canadian shows in support of the band’s self-titled release. Dates are as follows:

Feb 22 Halifax, N.S. – Sad Rad w/Hellacaust TBA
Feb 23 Charlottetown, P.E.I. – Baba’s Lounge
March 21 Quebec City, P.Q. – Noise isn’t noise w/ Cyanide Eyes
March 22 Ottawa, Ont. – The Brass Monkey
March 23 Montreal, P.Q. – Puke Fest @ COOP KATACOMBES
March 24 Sherbrooke, P.Q. – Artfocus w/ Sights of War
March 25 Fredericton, N.B. – The Capital w/Burnt Church SpineSplitter

For more info on the band, head over to Facebook here. You can also check out the “Helm” release in the Bandcamp player below.


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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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