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This July, RIVERS OF NIHIL will embark on another North American trek, touring in support of their acclaimed sophomore album, Monarchy. The quintet will first play a short run of headlining shows before joining Beyond Creation and The Zenith Passage for a tour that will run from July 8th through July 23rd.
Greek metal masters ROTTING CHRIST have announced a new North American tour. The tour begins on Sept. 2 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, sees the band joining MARDUK and Season of Mist label mates CARACH ANGREN, and NECRONOMICON. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.
Baltimore, Maryland's melodic hardcore torchbearers, Praise, have teamed with Noisey to stream their upcoming EP, Leave It All Behind, in full. Due out May 6th via REACT! Records, Leave It All Behind is a blistering collection of tuneful hardcore that pays tribute to the bands of Revolution Summer with an undeniably modern edge. You can check out the stream here.
Virginia grind outfit Pig Destroyer announce the deluxe reissue of their "Painter of Dead Girls" collection album, fully remastered and expanded with additional audio, additional artwork, archival photos and long-lost lyrics. Showcasing the band at their most primal (as a then-bassless power trio) these recordings capture the varied sounds of an envelope-pushing, borderline feral outfit.
Australian tech-death metallists PSYCROPTIC will bring "the catchiest guitar licks imaginable" (Heavy Blog is Heavy) as they make their return to the States later this Summer! Out in continued support of their self-titled, 'Best of 2015' list favorite debut release via Prosthetic Records, the quartet will take fans across the U.S. and Canada on a "rapid-riffing adventure" (MetalSucks) with a headlining run with select dates including support from Beyond Creation and The Zenith Passage.
As an exemplar of intergenerational confluence out on the metallic hardcore fringes of heavy music's spectrum, Magic Bullet Records presents a split release between legendary stalwart INTEGRITY and contemporary phenom POWER TRIP.
With a demo and an extended EP on Baltimore's REACT! Records under their belts, Detroit straight edge hardcore band TRUE LOVE are thrilled to announce their Bridge Nine debut full-length, Heaven’s Too Good For Us, due out July 1st.
After returning home from a successful North American headlining run, INTRONAUT are already itching to return to the road to further support their critically acclaimed album, The Direction of Last Things. This time around, The Los Angeles based prog-metal band are pleased to announce a Summer tour in the U.S., which will see them accompanied by Entheos and Moon Tooth.
"Raped By Darkness," the new single from GRUESOME's forthcoming EP Dimensions Of Horror has just premiered via Revolver Magazine. You can check it out right here.
Bayside, the NYC-based rock band whose most recent album, Cult, debuted in the Top 25 on Billboard’s Album Chart, return with their seventh album, Vacancy, on Aug. 19 via Hopeless Records. Pre-orders are available now via this link. A North American tour kicks off on Aug. 11.
Cult death metal pioneers NECROPHAGIA are kicking off a second leg of their North American tour with heavy metal pioneers VENOM INC. The tour will begin on May 31 in New York, and runs throughout June before concluding in South Carolina. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found here.
Starting this June, the mighty ARMORED SAINT will head back out on the road, playing to fans across the world this Summer! The first run of dates kicks off in the US, with the band joining Metal Church for a special West Coast trek. ARMORED SAINT bassist Joey Vera comments: "We're super excited to go back out for some select dates this Summer. The June dates with Metal Church are a fan-made match that is sure to be an amazing time!"