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Just recently it was finally time to unleash the new monster of MORTAL SIN called „Psychology of Death“! The limited edition digi pak includes their classic album „Mayhemic Destruction“! A full-on assault of thrash!

Watch the official clip for the song „Blood of my Enemies“ here: http://youtu.be/1O2W6Oy_kbU?hd=1

The album was recorded by producer Darrren Jenkins who is responsible for the massive sound on “Psychology of Death”. The drum sound will tear your speakers in pieces, the guitars sound furiously fast and aggressive. Old school as hell and fast as f*ck! MORTAL SIN 2011 is a true thrash metal monster!

At the moment the band is out on the THRASHFEST CLASSICS Tour w/ Sepultura, Exodus, Destruction and Heathen, devastating Europe and taking no prisoners! More infos at www.thrashfest.eu <http://www.thrashfest.eu/>

www.noiseart.cc www.mortalsin.com.au

posted by camila
Wednesday, November 30, 2011

SYLOSIS CELEBRATE END OF YEAR WITH HOME TOWN SHOW

Reading metal mob SYLOSIS have announced a home town show to bring in the festive season. 2011 has been an incredible year for the four piece, with the band touring non-stop since the release of “Edge Of The Earth”, making a dent at festivals across Europe – including a prestigious slot opening Sonisphere’s main stage at Knebworth – and a highly successful UK tour with neighbours Malefice. With their first US tour set to kick off next week, the band will be suitably warmed up and pumped for their last show of the year on their return.

“We’re really excited to announce we’re doing a hometown Christmas show at Sub 89 in Reading.” Says guitarist/frontman Josh Middleton. “We have some great support acts in the form of Xerath and Chapters. We will be touring the states for a month with As I Lay Dying leading up to this show so we’ll be a well oiled machine for this one.”

Sylosis – Xerath – Chapters

Thursday 22nd December @ Reading Sub89
Doors 7.30pm | Tix £7.50adv 16+ show

On sale at sub89.comseetickets.com / 0871 220 0260 24hr ticket
hotline / urban piercings reading.

“Edge Of The Earth” is out now via Nuclear Blast Records

Check out the video for “Empyreal” here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXdPoL1yQsA&ob=av3e <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXdPoL1yQsA&amp;ob=av3e>

http://www.sylosis.com


UK rockers BLACK SPIDERS will join SKINDRED and THERAPY? on the Jägermeister Music Tour 2012,

“Being asked to be a part of the 2012 Jäger tour is an honour and an absolute pleasure.” Says frontman Pete Spiby. “The low ticket price, combined with the quality of the line up is going to be very hard to beat next year and it’ll probably sell out before Xmas. Every person at these shows will be well and truly rocked. Fact.”

Tickets for the 2012 Jägermeister UK Music Tour are just £5.00 (adv) per person thanks toJägermeister subsidising admission so that fans can attend the tour for an incredible one-off ticket price.

The dates are as follows:

Tuesday 10th April – O2 Academy Leeds
Wednesday 11th April – O2 ABC Glasgow
Thursday 12th April – O2 Academy Newcastle
Friday 13th April – O2 Academy Brixton
Saturday 14th April – O2 Academy Bristol

Tickets are be available now from ticketweb.co.uk or 0844 477 2000.

Win VIP tickets from jagermeister.co.uk

NEXUS INFERIS – the “Future Extreme Metal“ sensation hailing from the UK just recently won the renowned Rock The Nation Award 2011, the album “A Vision of The Final Earth“ will be released next year via NoiseArt Records. Now part 1 of the official “making of the album“ is available, watch it here and get a glimpse of the post-apocalyptic image that is NEXUS INFERIS:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7D7Vqb2zyCs&feature=channel_video_title

In February, the band will embark on the Full of Hate Tour 2012 alongside Cannibal Corpse, Behemoth and others.

Check them out on Facebook!

http://www.facebook.com/NexusInferis

FULL OF HATE 2012

CANNIBAL CORPSE & BEHEMOTH
LEGION OF THE DAMNED
MISERY INDEX
SUICIDAL ANGELS

NEXUS INFERIS

Presented by: Metal Hammer, Noizeletter, Legacy, Piranha, Musix, laut.demetal.de,metalnews.de, Metallian Frankreich, Stormbringer.at, BLAST!

09.02.2012 DE – Hamburg, Markthalle
10.02.2012 DE – Oberhausen, Turbinenhalle
11.02.2012 DE – Stuttgart, LKA Longhorn
12.02.2012 NL – Enschede, Atak
13.02.2012 FR – Paris, Bataclan
14.02.2012 DE – Saarbrücken, Garage
15.02.2012 CH – Pratteln, Z7
16.02.2012 IT – Milan, Live Club
17.02.2012 AT – Wien, Arena
18.02.2012 DE – München, Backstage
19.02.2012 BE – Antwerpen, Trix
21.02.2012 IT – Bologna, Estragon
22.02.2012 SK – Bratislava, Majestic Music Club
23.02.2012 CZ – Prague, KD Vltavska
24.02.2012 AT – Linz, Posthof
25.02.2012 DE – Geiselwind, Music Hall
27.02.2012 SE – Stockholm, Munchenbryggeriet
28.02.2012 SE – Gothenburg, Traedgarn
29.02.2012 DK –  Aarhus, Voxhall
01.03.2012 DE – Berlin, Postbahnhof
02.03.2012 DE – Leipzig, Hellraiser
03.03.2012 DE – Giessen, Hessenhalle
04.03.2012 NL – Tilburg, O13 „Neurotic Deathfest“

www.fullofhate.eu <http://www.fullofhate.eu/>
www.fullofhate.eu/promo

Join the official FULL OF HATE Facebook page here:
http://www.facebook.com/fullofhatetour

Polish blackened death metal monsters BEHEMOTH have announced an exclusive UK festival appearance at BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR 2012. Originally scheduled to perform at the 2010 event, the band were forced to cancel after frontman NERGAL was diagnosed with Leukemia. After undergoing treatment including a bone-marrow transplant, the enigmatic frontman is fighting fit and ready to bring BEHEMOTH’sbrutality back to the UK:

“We couldn’t do the show for obvious reasons last time, I was in a deep shithole with my sickness, but I really felt obliged to come back and do BLOODSTOCK as soon as possible. We are really fortunate that they invited us back, we couldn’t turn it down, and this is the perfect opportunity to make this up to the people that missed us last time. For us it’s a great pleasure to come back to the UK after two years, and I can promise we will bring full production – lights, pyro – it’s gonna be awesome and we can’t wait. This is not only the first time we headline a festival, but also our first open air appearance in the UK, so it’s gonna be special!”

“Bringing Behemoth back to Bloodstock in 2012 was our mission, they have been one of the MOST requested bands we have ever been asked for” states festival booker Vicky Gregory. “We know the fans will give them one hell of a reception. The show is their full production and what better place for them to return than as headliners for the Friday night”

Their ninth studio album, 2009’s “Evangelion” saw BEHEMOTH make a giant leap from a cult black metal act to internationally acclaimed metal act, gracing magazine covers and even newspapers across the globe, truly breaking out of the underground despite the uncompromising and fiercely brutal ten tracks it contains. Having the honour of being opening band at the first ever performance of Metal’s Big Four – Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax – at Sonisphere Poland in 2009,BEHEMOTH are no strangers to the big stage and this exclusive headline appearance – their first outdoor show in the UK, and only festival performance in this country in 2012 – will be a triumphant return, and one that will no doubt be talked about for years to come.

BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR 2012 takes place at Catton Hall August 9th – 12th. With four day camping tickets on sale for just £90 (plus booking fee) until December 16th – a MASSIVE saving of £25 – there is no reason to wait.

Tickets for the 2012 event are on sale now at www.bloodstock.uk.com<http://www.bloodstock.uk.com>

BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR 2012- 9th – 12th AUGUST 2012

Line Up So Far:

RONNIE JAMES DIO STAGE

ALICE COOPER

ANVIL – WATAIN – PARADISE LOST – DIMMU BORGIR – HATEBREED – CORROSION OF CONFORMITY – SANCTUARY – GRAND MAGUS – THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER

SOPHIE LANCASTER STAGE

ORANGE GOBLIN – ANAAL NATHRAKH -

www.bloodstock.uk.com

Sponsored by Metal Hammer www.metalhammer.co.uk<http://www.metalhammer.co.uk> and Scuzz TV www.scuzz.tv<http://www.scuzz.tv>

“Clockwork Udder“ – a concept to take over the world. Total megalomaniacs! Bow down to the Lord of Goats and you will be ruled with a rod of iron!

Finally… the god of goats had mercy! The album “Clockwork Udder“ is out now via NoiseArt Records, the limited digi pak version includes four bonus tracks!

Check out the latest video clips here:

More Humour Than Human - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gM3F2_5DfWM&feature=youtu.be&hd=1

Human Domestication - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxaztNMa1_4&feature=related

“Join the Goatarmy and be part of the plague”

www.facebook.com/milkingthegoatmachine

www.noiseart.cc


* SANCTUARY RETURN TO THE UK AFTER 20 YEAR ABSCENCE*

*GRAND MAGUS AND BLACK DAHLIA MURDER JOIN 2012 LINE-UP*

Reformed Seattle Thrash heroes SANCTUARY will make their first UK appearance in over 20 years at BLOODSTOCK this summer. Featuring frontman Warrel Dane and bassist Jim Sheppard, SANCTUARY rose to fame in the late 80’s after releasing their debut album “Refuge Denied”, produced by Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine. Two years after releasing their second album, “The Mirror Black”, the four piece disbanded, with Dane and Sheppard going on to form NEVERMORE.

But now SANCTUARY are back, and after a massive hiatus, are ready to return to the UK for their only show of 2012. Says Frontman Warrel Dane:

“Really psyched to play Bloodstock 2012. It’s the band’s first time back in the UK in over 20 years and we are honored to be invited to one of the greatest summer festivals in the world. We can’t wait to thrash it up with our fans! See you in August 2012.”

Joining them with be Michigan metallers THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER and Swedish metal merchants GRAND MAGUS.

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER has crammed quite a bit into its 10 years together – five albums, three EPs and a DVD (2009′s MAJESTY). The face-melting Detroit quintet has made a career out of being unpredictable –  unhinged, unclassifiable and unrepentant, all in the best possible ways, expect a fiercely vicious barrage of brutal modern metal at their BLOODSTOCK debut. Says frontman Trevor Strnad:

“We are excited to bring our brand of drunken mayhem to Bloodstock in 2012!!!  Prepare for the most epic circle pit of your mortal lives!!!”

GRAND MAGUS bring their familiar trademark sound for their only UK festival appearance of 2012, melding traditional riffs and melodies that rock in the same league as Judas Priest and Dio. With lead singer JB’s distinctive, unique voice and monster riffs, backed by a rhythm section that lends new meaning to the word heavy, GRAND MAGUS’s exclusive return to BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR will be a most welcome one.

BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR 2012 takes place at Catton Hall August 9th – 12th. With four day camping tickets on sale for just £90 (plus booking fee) until December 16th – a MASSIVE saving of £25 – there is no reason to wait.

Tickets for the 2012 event are on sale now at www.bloodstock.uk.com<http://www.bloodstock.uk.com>

BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR 2012 9th – 12th AUGUST 2012

Line Up So Far:

RONNIE JAMES DIO STAGE

ALICE COOPER

ANVIL – WATAIN – PARADISE LOST – DIMMU BORGIR – HATEBREED – CORROSION OF CONFORMITY – SANCTUARY – GRAND MAGUS – THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER

SOPHIE LANCASTER STAGE

ORANGE GOBLIN – ANAAL NATHRAKH -

www.bloodstock.uk.com

Sponsored by Metal Hammer www.metalhammer.co.uk<http://www.metalhammer.co.uk> and Scuzz TV www.scuzz.tv<http://www.scuzz.tv>


posted by camila
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

PYTHIA ANNOUNCE ALBUM AND SINGLE RELEASE

PYTHIA have revealed details of their long awaited second album. ‘The Serpent’s Curse’, will be released on 27th February 2012 on Golden Axe via Genepool/Universal in the UK.

Just in time for Yule Tide, PYTHIA will release advance single, ‘Betray My Heart’, on 19th of December on an extremely limited edition coloured vinyl 7”, with a remixed version appearing on the B-side, and CD/Digital download with an extra little surprise for the more angelic at heart…

Guitarist Ross comments, Betray My Heart is a dark, heavy and very ‘full on’ song. Heavy Riff after heavy riff, pummeling drums, layers of epic keys and Emily’s trademark soaring, emotion drenched vocals full of dark yet catchy melodies. This ain’t no sugar-coated pop metal, it’s dark symphonic power-thrash metal!’

The band have also completed work on a video to accompany the single,drummer Marc comments “This video was all about capturing the energy and emotion of both the song itself, and the band’s live shows. Pounding and aggressive, yet intimate and emotive, personal and introspective, but spewing forth a venomous assault”. The video was filmed at the majestic St. John’s of Hackney at the end of summer; a fitting baptism by fire for new bassist Mark Harrington who has fitted in to the line up like a wandering bard, finally finding his way home!

Mark’s first response on coming through the door was ‘Whew…. These guys are nuts, what have I let myself in for’, but was followed by ‘It’s a real honour to be providing the bottom-end rumble to such a sterling bunch of metal warriors! I’m really looking forward to the exciting things we have planned in the next few months…’

Quote from band about filming the video/excitement about releasing new album ‘During the making of ‘The Serpent’s Curse’ we encountered the highs and lows of human experience. From the darkness of death to the wonder of birth as a band we faced these colossal events united. This album sprung from our endeavours to understand the circle of life, the mighty force of nature and our fight for survival.’

Both physical single formats of ‘Betray My Heart’ and a limited CD/DVD edition of ‘The Serpent’s Curse’ will be available for pre-order this Friday, 25th November. The pre-order will also serve as the artwork ‘reveal’ of the stunning album artwork completed by Brian Froud [Star Wars, Labyrinth] and single artwork completed by Gurdish Haugsdal, along with a full website update.

http://www.pythiamusic.com

Hot off the back of last month’s sold out tour, Northern Irish rockers THE ANSWER have announced their next tour of the UK and Ireland in March next year with blues rockers The Union in tow for a co-headline partnership that will remind music fans of Britain’s rich rock culture.

“The Answer and The Union joining forces for a once in a lifetime rockin rollercoaster ride around the UK??? Yes Please…” sings THE ANSWER frontman Cormac Neeson. “The Answer are there with bells on and we’re gonna rock your socks off people!!! The rock n roll revival continues…long live the REVIVAL!!!!!”

Equally enthused is ex-Thunder guitarist and The Union founder member Luke Morley, who states:

‘Pete and I are really looking forward to touring with The Answer and it’s a real pleasure to be flying the flag for British rock music. I think both bands are ideally suited and it’ll be a great experience for audience and musicians alike! Roll on March!’

Catch both bands – with special guests TBA – at the following shows in March 2012:

02 – Dublin – Whelan’s
03 – Belfast – Mandela Hall
04 – Cork – Cyprus Avenue
06 – Leeds – Cockpit
07 – Glasgow – Garage
08 – Aberdeen – Lemon Tree
10 – Wolverhampton – Wulfrun Hall
11 – Nottingham – Rock City
12 – Newcastle – Academy
13 – Manchester – Academy II
15 – London – Electric Ballroom
16 – Bristol – Academy
17 – Brighton – Concorde II

“Revival” is out now via Spinefarm Records

www.theanswer.ie

www.facebook.com/theanswerrock

posted by camila
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

blessthefall Posts Video For “Promised Ones”

Blessthefall have posted their new video for “Promised Ones” at http://youtu.be/2UJH9dCtp7w

Comments singer Beau Bokan:

“This video is set in a bleak, post-apocolyptic time period. We wanted to show a time of hopelessness and oppression. The world, more specifically children, are being controlled and manipulated. Then we come along as a beacon of hope. The kids hear our music and join us in our fight. The whole concept is actually a metaphor of the music industry. People are being brainwashed with awful, meaningless music and we want to show that there is music with heart and substance and that this music will conquer all.”

blessthefall tour the UK with ASKING ALEXANDRIA in January. Catch them at the following shows:

Thursday, January 12, 2012    Glasgow           ABC                 www.triplegmusic.com 0844 209 7327


Friday, January 13, 2012         Newcastle        Academy          www.gigsandtours.com 0844 844 0444

Saturday, January 14, 2012     Manchester      Ritz                  www.gigsandtours.com 0844 844 0444

Sunday, January 15, 2012       Leeds              Met Uni                        www.ticketmaster.co.uk 0844 844 0444

Monday, January 16, 2012      Nottingham      Rock City          alt-tickets.co.uk 0844 854 1348

Tuesday, January 17, 2012     Norwich            Waterfront        www.ueaticketbookings.co.uk 01603 508050

Thursday, January 19, 2012    Cardiff              Solus               www.gigsinscotland.com0844 844 0444

Friday, January 20, 2012         Wolverhampton            Wulfrun Hall      www.gigsandtours.com 0844 844 0444

Saturday, January 21, 2012     London                        The Forum       www.gigsandtours.com 0844 844 0444

Sunday, January 22, 2012       Bristol               Academy          www.gigsandtours.com 0844 844 0444

Monday, January 23, 2012      Portsmouth      Pyramids          www.seetickets.com 023 9282 4355

‘Awakening is out now via Fearless Records

http://www.facebook.com/blessthefall