Loud As Hell Fest Announces 2017 Lineup Change

Western Canada’s decibel breaking heavy metal festival Loud As Hell has issued an update for this year’s line up, due to previously announced bands unable to attend.

Bands listed with * are newly added to fill those voids. Full details on the August fest can be found at the Facebook profile here and the new lineup is as follows:

Friday, August 4
Cocaine Moustache (Vancouver, BC) – 12:45am
*Eye Of Horus (Edmonton, AB) – 11:15pm
Exit Strategy (Calgary, AB) – 10pm
Mortillery (Edmonton, AB) – 9pm
*World War Waiting (Calgary, AB) – 8pm
W.M.D. (Calgary, AB) – 7pm
Leave The Living (Red Deer, AB) – 6pm

Saturday, August 5
Shocker (Edmonton, AB) – 12:45am
Aggression (Vancouver, AB) – 11:15pm
Planet Eater (Regina, SK) – 10pm
*The Order of Chaos (Edmonton, AB) – 9pm
Tyrants Demise (Winnipeg, MB) – 8pm
Expain (Vancouver, BC) – 7pm
Neck of The Woods (Vancouver, BC) – 6pm
*The Lucifer Project (Edmonton, AB) – 5:15pm
God Said Kill (Port Coquitlam, BC) – 4:30pm
Burning Effigy (Calgary, AB) – 3:45pm
Social Arsonist (Chile/Vancouver, BC) – 3pm
Hammerdrone (Calgary, AB) – 2:15pm
Cell (Winipeg, MB) – 1:30pm
Tides of Kharon (Edmonton, AB) – 12:45pm
*Hazzerd (Calgary, AB) – 12pm
Concrete Funeral (Calgary, AB) – 11:15am
Nuclear Oath (Medicine Hat, AB) – 10:30am

Sunday, Aug 6
Battlecross (Detroit, MI) – 11:15pm
Black Wizard (Vancouver, BC) – 10pm
Galactic Pegasus (Vancouver, BC) – 9pm
Scythia (Calgary, AB) – 8pm
Nylithia (Vancouver, BC) – 7pm
Dead Asylum (Vancouver, BC) – 6pm
Skepsis (Edmonton, AB) – 5:15pm
Tales of The Tomb (Edmonton, AB) – 4:30pm
*Unbeheld (Maple Ridge, BC) – 3:45pm
Tyrants of Chaos (Lethbridge, AB) – 3pm
Slaughterhauser (Mission City, BC) – 2:15pm
Sovereign Enemy (Winnipeg, MB) – 1:30pm
Statue of Demur (Calgary, AB) – 12:45pm
Gales of Avalon (Calgary, AB) – 12pm
Immunize (Edmonton, AB) – 11:15am
Caste of Shadows (Lethbridge, AB) – 10:30am

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Laika Posts New Song “Caligae A Galea”

Melodic death metal band Laika is streaming new track “Caligae A Galea,” plus awarding fans a chance to win 1 of 3 copies of new album “Somnia.”

The forthcoming new album is due for official release on September 30th via Filth Regime Records.

Check out the track below, and enter to win a copy of the CD via Crown Of Viserys here. The new album’s track listing is as follows:

1. Restless Mind (1:31)
2. Escalation of Terror (4:26)
3. Somnia (5:26)
4. Fidelity (3:48)
5. Caligae A Galea (5:29)
6. Dream of Nothing (5:35)
7. The Immortal (3:52) [available for streaming here]
8. Predictions (Tide Bearer) (5:48)
9. Invaders (4:13)

In additional news, the band will be hosting a local CD release party in Winnipeg, MB on October 11th at The Windsor Hotel (187 Garry Street) with local support from Tyrants Demise, Mortalis, Withdrawal, and Occvlt Hand. Admission is $10 with the first 25 people in the door receive a free copy of “Somnia.”

“This is a momentous occasion for us all because not only are we celebrating the release of Somnia we are also celebrating 5 years as a band, we will be playing Somnia in full and a cover or two. We are absolutely thrilled to have such a stellar lineup for the evening. Hope to see you all out for the grand celebration!” comments vocalist Jordan Dorge.

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Laika Announces “Somnia” Record Release Show

Melodic death metal band Laika is proud to announce the band will be holding a local CD release party for “Somnia” (due out September 30th via Filth Regime Records) in Winnipeg, MB on October 11th at The Windsor Hotel (187 Garry Street) with local support from Tyrants Demise, Mortalis, Withdrawal, and Occvlt Hand. Admission is $10 and the first 25 people in the door receive a free copy of “Somnia.”

Vocalist Jordan Dorge comments: “This is a momentous occasion for us all because not only are we celebrating the release of Somnia we are also celebrating 5 years as a band, we will be playing Somnia in full and a cover or two. We are absolutely thrilled to have such a stellar lineup for the evening. Hope to see you all out for the grand celebration!”

The band has unleashed two tracks for fans from the upcoming release: “The Immortal” and “Escalation of Terror.” Listen in below.

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