Los Angeles metal quintet Holy Grail will premiere their new single "Dark Passenger" on the nationally syndicated "Full Metal Jackie" radio program this weekend. A list of stations and airtimes is available here. The song appears on the group's sophomore album, "Ride The Void," which will be released in January. More information about the release will be revealed in the coming weeks.
Minnesota-based grindcore outfit Ambassador Gun have revealed a second track, "Warpainted," from their Oct. 22 release "Golden Eagle" exclusively via Lambgoat.com. In addition, the group has just been announced their participation in next year's Maryland Death Fest, where they'll perform alongside the likes of Carcass, Bolt Thrower, Venom and many more.
Self-proclaimed "filthy black metal" act Mutilation Rites have added a stretch of shows prior to joining label mates Skeletonwitch as support on the second half of the "U.S. Abomination" tour. The dates will see the band play with various acts throughout the midwest as well as an appearance at the Suburban Nightmare Festival in Raleigh, NC. Full dates can be found listed below.
Groundbreaking, internationally acclaimed progressive instrumental act Animals As Leaders are proud to announce their first-ever tour dates in Japan. These shows will be the beginning of an international tour supporting Between The Buried And Me that will also see the bands travel through Australia and New Zealand together. In addition, AAL will headline the Rock Party Festival in Long Beach, CA on Sept. 29. Full dates can be found below.
Now aligned with Prosthetic, the Minnesota-based grind trio Ambassador Gun is set to deliver a heavy-hitting album that will feature each individual element that makes the band unique – grindcore mixed with death metal-infused thrash and blended with some punk and crust elements.
Canadian progressive metallers Heaven's Cry will release their third album and Prosthetic debut "Wheels of Impermanence" on September 25th.
As previously announced, today (August 14) is the North American release date for three solo albums by iconic guitarist Marty Friedman (ex-Megadeth, ex-Cacophony), two of which -- 2010's "Bad D.N.A." and 2008's "Future Addict" -- have never before been available Stateside. (2006's "Loudspeaker" was previously released via seminal shred-guitar label Shrapnel Records.)
Chicago death metal act Black September have confirmed a September 25th release date for their new album, ‘Into The Darkness Into The Void,’ which was recorded in the band's hometown at Bricktop Recording (Weekend Nachos, Veil of Maya) by Andy Nelson.