Ministry Posts “We’re Tired Of It” Visualizer Video Online

Industrial-metal legends Ministry will continue to support their critically acclaimed album “AmeriKKKant” with a full U.S. tour later this November, supported by synth-wave sensations Carpenter Brut. In anticipation of the trek the band has released a visualiser for the track “We’re Tired Of It,” below.

Produced by Al Jourgensen, recorded at Caribou Studios in Burbank, CA and with striking artwork created by Mister Sam Shearon, the psychedelic, politically influenced and very much in-your-face AmeriKKKant’s nine tracks are rooted in Jourgensen’s unadulterated anger for what’s happening in America today: the waning respect for the US Constitution, the growing acceptance of one’s opinions replacing facts, the decline of our leaders’ sense of morals, ethics and personal responsibility to the country and to their constituents, and the mad man in the White House.

The tour dates are as follows:

11/21 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
11/23 Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
11/24 Denver, CO – Fillmore
11/27 Minneapolis, MN – Skyway Theatre
11/29 Joliet, IL – The Forge
11/30 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theatre
12/01 Detroit, MI – Majestic Theater
12/02 Toronto, ON – Rebel
12/04 Rochester, NY – Anthology
12/05 Washington, DC – Fillmore
12/06 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
12/07 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
12/08 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
12/10 Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
12/11 Memphis, TN – New Daisy Theater
12/12 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey
12/13 Houston, TX – House of Blues Houston
12/14 San Antonio, TX – Aztec Theater
12/16 Phoenix, AZ – Marquee
12/18 San Diego, CA – House of Blues San Diego
12/20 Los Angeles, CA – The Fonda
12/21 Los Angeles, CA – The Fonda

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The Amity Affliction, Senses Fail, Bad Omens & Belmont North American Tour Announced

The Amity Affliction, Senses Fail, Bad Omens and Belmont will be out on the road together on the ‘Misery Will Find You Tour‘ in early 2019. Below’s where the trek will stop:

01/04 Anaheim, CA – House of Blues Anaheim
01/05 Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas
01/06 Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren
01/08 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live!
01/09 Houston, TX – House of Blues Houston
01/11 New Orleans, LA – Joy Theater
01/12 Orlando, FL – House of Blues Orlando
01/13 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
01/15 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
01/16 Charlotte NC – The Underground
01/18 Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live!
01/19 Worcester MA – The Palladium
01/20 Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall
01/22 New York, NY – PlayStation Theater
01/24 Montreal, QC – Club Soda
01/25 Toronto, ON – Phoenix Theatre
01/26 Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre
01/27 Cleveland, OH – House of Blues Cleveland
01/29 St. Louis, MO – Delmar Hall
01/30 Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall
02/01 Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
02/02 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex (Grand Room)
02/04 Seattle, WA – The Showbox
02/05 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
02/07 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
02/08 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
02/09 Los Angeles, CA – The Regent

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Dream Theater Reveals New Album “Distance Over Time” Details And Tour Dates

American progressive metal legends Dream Theater has announced that the name of their new album is “Distance Over Time” and fans can expect the record to drop in February, though no specific release date has been given yet. The band has also revealed the front cover artwork for the release, as well as posting a thirty second audio preview, both of which can be seen below.

In addition to this, the band has announced a string of headlining tour dates in North America, though no venues have been confirmed as of yet. The tour dates are as follows:

March 20 – San Diego, CA
March 21 – Los Angeles, CA
March 22 – Los Angeles, CA
March 24 – San Francisco, CA
March 26 – Denver, CO
March 28 – St. Paul, MN
March 29 – Chicago, IL
March 31 – Milwaukee, WI
April 2 – Detroit, MI
April 4 – Toronto, Ont.
April 5 – Montreal, Que.
April 6 – Quebec City, Que.
April 8 – Boston, MA
April 9 – Oakdale, CT
April 10 – Red Bank, NJ
April 12 – New York, NY
April 13 – Upper Darby, PA
April 15 – Washington, D.C.
April 17 – Nashville, TN
April 22 – Charlotte, NC
April 23 – Atlanta, GA
April 25 – Orlando, FL
April 26 – St. Petersburg, FL
April 27 – Jacksonville, FL
April 29 – Dallas, TX
April 30 – Houston, TX
May 1 – Austin, TX

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Silent Planet Premiere New Song & Music Video “Visible Unseen”

Silent Planet premiere a new song and music video called “Visible Unseen“. It’s the latest track to arrive from the group’s new effort “When The End Began“, which will receive an official release later today, via Solid State Records.

Comments vocalist Garrett Russell of the outing:

“‘Visible Unseen‘ is about the epidemic of homeless LGBTQ youth — a statistically observable phenomenon where disproportionate numbers of LGBT youth are homeless in America. The song was inspired by heartbreaking conversations I’ve had at shows, hearing the pain of kids who have been abandoned by families and shunned by communities, simply because they don’t fit a traditional paradigm of sexuality.

I call these youths the ‘Visible Unseen’ because this is a phenomenon that is happening around us, but often goes overlooked. So this is an anthem for them, and a challenge for us, to recognize an often-isolated, needing group of young people in our society.”

You can see Silent Planet live with Stray From The Path, Kublai Khan and more on this North American tour:

11/02 Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
11/03 Kansas City, MO – Davey’s Uptown
11/04 Dallas, TX – 2513 Deep Ellum
11/06 Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live
11/07 Houston, TX – Houston Underground
11/09 Orlando, FL – The Abbey
11/10 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
11/11 Nashville, TN – The End
11/13 Chicago, IL – Subterranean
11/14 Detroit, MI – The Shelter
11/15 Lakewood, OH – The Foundry
11/16 Toronto, ON – Velvet Underground
11/17 Ottawa, ON – 27 Club
11/18 Montreal, QC – L’Astral
11/19 Worcester, MA – Palladium
11/20 Philadelphia, PA – The Foundry
11/21 Brooklyn, NY – Knitting Factory

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Mac Sabbath Debut New Official Music Video “Sweet Beef”

Mac Sabbath bring the golden arches approach to Black Sabbath‘s “Sweet Leaf” in their new official music video for “Sweet Beef“. Comments frontman Ronald Osbourne: “Mac Sabbath ‘meats’ marionettes! There will be blood!”

Next up for the band are the following tour dates:

10/27 Pomona, CA – Pomona Fairplex – Lagunitas Beer Circus
10/28 Long Beach, CA – Alex’s Bar
10/29 San Diego, CA – The Casbah
10/31 San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
11/01 San Jose, CA – The Ritz
11/02 Crystal Bay, NV – Crown Room at Crystal Bay Casino
11/03 Portland, OR – Dante’s
11/04 Tacoma, WA – Jazzbones
11/07 Calgary, AB – Dickens
11/08 Edmonton, AB – Starlight Room
11/09 Saskatoon, SK – Amigos Cantina
11/10 Regina, SK – Riddell Centre
11/11 Winnipeg, MB – The Pyramid Cabaret
11/14 Hamilton, ON – This Ain’t Hollywood
11/15 Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace
11/16 Buffalo, NY – Tralf Music Hall
11/17 Grand Rapids, MI – Pyramid Scheme
11/18 Palatine, IL – Durty Nellies
11/19 Hobart, IN – Hobart Art Theater
11/21 Lincoln, NE – The Bourbon
11/22 Denver, CO – Bluebird Theatre
11/24 Scottsdale, AZ – Blk Live

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Ensiferum & Septicflesh Early 2019 North American Tour Announced

Ensiferum and Septicflesh will be touring North America together in January. An additional special guest for the tour is pending with the below run of dates for the trek having been revealed.

01/05 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
01/06 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
01/07 Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
01/08 Quebec City, QC – Imperial Bell
01/09 Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre
01/10 Toronto, ON – Opera House
01/11 Detroit, MI – Harpo’s
01/12 Joliet, IL – The Forge
01/13 Minneapolis, MN – Skyway Theater
01/14 Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
01/15 Denver, CO – Oriental Theater
01/17 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
01/18 Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theatre
01/19 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
01/20 Oakland, CA – Metro Opera House
01/21 Los Angeles, CA – The Regent
01/22 Mesa, AZ – Club Red
01/23 El Paso, TX – Rockhouse Bar & Grill
01/24 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
01/25 Austin, TX – Come and Take it Live!
01/26 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
01/28 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade (Hell)
01/29 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum

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Ensiferum announces 2019 North American headlining trek, “Two Paths Of Glory Tour”

– October 16th, 2018 –

After almost four years of absence in the States, Ensiferum has announced a North American headlining tour, featuring Septicflesh as direct support – with another opening band to be announced soon!

Sami Hinkka (bass) comments: “Hi folks! It’s been way too many years since we rocked with our North American warrior brothers and sisters! So early 2019 we will set sails and head to your shores.
And we are not coming alone. We will join forces with a brilliant and ass kicking bands: Septicflesh and a special guest! What a way to start a new year! This tour will leave its mark on the history of metal! So get your ticket in advance and get ready to mosh with us like there is no tomorrow.
Oh! And one more thing: on this tour, we have no chance to play in every city that we would want to, so we are doing our best to return to North America for a second time in 2019.
Stay tuned and see you soon! m/”

Following the trek, Ensiferum will also make an appearance at the “70,000 Tons Of Metal” 2019 cruise. See below for all dates!

Two Paths Of Glory Tour dates
w/ Ensiferum, Septicflesh, TBA special guest

Jan. 5 – Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
Jan. 6 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
Jan. 7 – Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
Jan. 8 – Quebec City, QC – Imperial Bell
Jan. 9 – Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre
Jan. 10 – Toronto, ON – Opera House
Jan. 11 – Detroit, MI – Harpo’s
Jan. 12 – Joliet, IL – The Forge
Jan. 13 – Minneapolis, MN – Skyway Theater
Jan. 14 – Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
Jan. 15 – Denver, CO – Oriental Theater
Jan. 17 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon
Jan. 18 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theatre
Jan. 19 – Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
Jan. 20 – Oakland, CA – Metro Opera House
Jan. 21 – Los Angeles, CA – The Regent
Jan. 22 – Mesa, AZ – Club Red
Jan. 23 – El Paso, TX – Rockhouse Bar & Grill
Jan. 24 – Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
Jan. 25 – Austin, TX – Come and Take it Live!
Jan. 26 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
Jan. 28 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade (Hell)
Jan. 29 – Tampa, FL – The Orpheum

Ensiferum tour dates:
Jan. 31-Feb. 4 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – “70,000 Tons of Metal” cruise

You can’t talk about the true greats of folk-inspired melodic death metal without reverent mention of Ensiferum, and with their latest album, Two Paths, they once more affirm their place in the pantheons of the genre. Further building upon the thrilling metallic hybrid honed across six full-lengths, Two Paths is simultaneously the Finnish quintet’s most epic and far-reaching collection and their most organic, which definitely sets it apart from the pack. Additionally, the album literally takes the concept of Two Paths to heart, with two different versions of standout tracks “Don’t You Say” and “God Is Dead”. “Even though Ensiferum has always had clean vocals and choirs, harsh vocals have been the main style, and those songs worked so well with both styles that we decided to include both versions,” explains bassist/vocalist Sami Hinkka. With Mikko P. Mustonen again handling orchestral arrangements and Lassi Logren returning to play nyckelharpa and violin on a few songs, Hinkka is also more than happy that they brought “more bombastic orchestral and down to earth folk aspects” to the record, further fleshing out their vision. This also applies to the contribution of Gyula Havancsak, who provided the artwork for both Two Paths and its predecessor, One Man Army. “It was really nice to work with him again because he always wants to hear our ideas and then he adds his own magic and improvements to them, and the result is always astonishing.”

To preview and purchase Two Paths, please visit: https://www.metalblade.com/ensiferum

Ensiferum line-up:
Petri Lindroos – Vocals/Guitar
Markus Toivonen – Guitar/Vocals
Sami Hinkka – Bass/Vocals
Janne Parviainen – Drums

Ensiferum online:
https://www.facebook.com/Ensiferum
http://www.ensiferum.com
https://www.metalblade.com/ensiferum

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Ensiferum To Tour North America With Septicflesh

Greek symphonic death metal outfit Septicflesh has announced that they will be returning to North America in January next year, in what appears to be a co-headlining tour with Finnish stalwarts, Ensiferum, plus a yet to be revealed special guest.

The tour dates are as follows:

January 5 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Soundstage
January 6 New York, NY Irving Plaza
January 7 Boston, MA Brighton Music Hall
January 8 Quebec City, QC Imperial Bell
January 9 Montreal, QC Corona Theatre
January 10 Toronto, ON Opera House
January 11 Detroit, MI Harpo’s
January 12 Joliet, IL The Forge
January 13 Minneapolis, MN Skyway Theater
January 14 Kansas City, MO The Riot Room
January 15 Denver, CO Oriental Theater
January 17 Seattle, WA El Corazon
January 18 Vancouver, BC Rickshaw Theatre
January 19 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
January 20 Oakland, CA Metro Opera House
January 21 Los Angeles, CA The Regent
January 22 Mesa, AZ Club Red
January 23 El Paso, TX Rockhouse Bar & Grill
January 24 Dallas, TX Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
January 25 Austin, TX Come and Take it Live!
January 26 Houston, TX White Oak Music Hall
January 28 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade (Hell)
January 29 Tampa, FL The Orpheum

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Knocked Loose Premiere New Music Video For “The Rain”

Knocked Loose‘s premiere their new music video for “The Rain” and you can stream it below. The band once again worked with director Max Moore (Code Orange, Converge) on this latest clip.

Comments vocalist Bryan Garris of it:

“We’re really excited about this one, I think we’re ending the ‘Laugh Tracks‘ cycle on a strong note thanks to Max Moore. Definitely the most fun video to shoot.”

You can catch Knocked Loose live on this North American tour with Beartooth and Sylar:

09/14 Grand Rapids, MI – Intersection
09/15 Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
09/16 Montreal, QC – MTelus
09/19 Albany, NY – Upstate Concert Hall
09/21 Boston, MA – House Of Blues
09/22 Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw
09/23 Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw
09/25 Rochester, NY – Anthology
09/26 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
09/28 Fort Wayne, IN – Clyde Theatre
09/20 Sterling Heights, MI – Self Help Festival
10/01 Chicago, IL – House Of Blues
10/03 Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room
10/05 Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
10/06 Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion & Wiggins Waterfront Park (‘Rock Allegiance‘)
10/07 Richmond, VA – The National
10/09 Norfolk, VA – The NorVa
10/10 Charleston, SC – Music Farm
10/12 Charlotte, NC – Fillmore
10/13 Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre
10/14 Orlando, FL – House Of Blues
10/16 Fort Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
10/17 Tampa, FL – Orpheum
10/19 New Orleans, LA – House Of BLues
10/20 Houston, TX – House Of Blues
10/21 Corpus Christi, TX – Brewster St
10/23 Dallas, TX – House Of Blues
10/24 San Antonio, TX – Alamo City Music Hall
10/28 Albquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
10/27 Phoenix, AZ – Pressroom
10/28 San Diego, CA – House Of Blues
10/30 Los Angeles, CA – Belasco
10/31 Anaheim, CA – House Of Blues
11/01 Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues
11/03 Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades
11/04 Berkeley, CA – The UC Theatre
11/06 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
11/07 Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo
11/09 Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
11/10 Denver, CO – Oriental Theater
11/12 Lawrence, KS – Granada Theater
11/13 Omaha, NE – Sokol Auditorium
11/14 Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater
11/15 Sauget, IL – Pop’s Concert Venue
11/17 Columbus, OH – Express Live!

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Raven Announces North American Tour Dates With Extinction A.D.

New Wave Of British Heavy Metal favourites Raven has announced a string of headlining shows across the United States and Canada this Fall, where they will be joined by Extinction A.D. and on select dates, Mobile Deathcamp.

“We are firing on all cylinders right now in Europe and are looking forward to blasting out a revised headline set with a few surprises!,” says frontman and bassist John Gallagher, who was recently interviewed by Metal Underground (see video below.)

The tour dates are as follows:

November 1 – Houston, TX – Concert Pub North
November 2 – Ft. Worth, TX – The Rail Club
November 3 – El Paso, TX – Joey’s Badcompany*
November 4 – Mesa, AZ – Club Red
November 6 – Fullerton, CA – The Slidebar
November 7 – Los Angeles, CA – The Whisky
November 8 – San Francisco, CA – Thee Parkside
November 9 – Portland, OR – Hawthorne Lounge
November 10 – Seattle, WA – Tony V’s
November 11 – Vancouver, BC – The Wise Hall
November 12 – Spokane, WA – The Pin
November 14 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Urban Lounge
November 15 – Denver, CO – Hermans Hideaway
November 16 – Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
November 17 – Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews*
November 18 – Sioux Falls, SD – Bigs Bar
November 19 – Minneapolis, MN – Lee’s Liquor Lounge
November 20 – Chicago, IL – Reggie’s
November 21 – Ft Atkinson, WI – Hijynx
November 23 – Westland, MI – The Token Lounge
November 24 – Toronto, ON – Hard Luck
November 25 – Rochester, NY – The Montage
November 26 – Brooklyn, NY – The Kingsland
November 27 – Clifton, NJ – Dingbatz
November 28 – Frederick, MD – Café 611
November 29 – Chesapeaker VA – The Riffhouse
December 1 – Jonesboro, GA – Furnace 41

* no Mobile Deathcamp

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