Relapse Records official 2013 sampler is available for FREE download over at Amazon.com. Head over there now to snatch it up and jam to songs by Toxic Holocaust, Exhumed, Red Fang, Ulcerate, and MORE. Just do it, man!
I’ve never wanted to live in Tennessee until now. The 2013 Scion Rock Fest will be held on June 1st of this year in Memphis and the lineup that has been revealed is just orgasmic. Those attending will get to see the likes of the Melvins, Testament, The Causalities, Code Orange Kids, A Life Once Lost, Gigan and many more. Check out the full lineup below and someone, anyone, take with you!
Shortly after posting about a few Record Store Day releases that had been announced, the entire list of special releases have been revealed. Head over there now to check it out. There will be special releases from the likes of Cave In, A Place to Bury Strangers, Botch, At the Drive-In and many many more! Check it out!
Everyone’s favorite Japanese trio, Boris, have announced a new US tour that will begin in late April. What’s special about this tour is that starting on May 1st, the band will be performing “residency” shows in which Boris will play the same city two nights in a row with two different sets. The first night will be an anthology of sorts; featuring songs that span the band’s career as well as new ones. The second night will be a performance of their “cult classic” Flood album as well as a noise/drone set. Check out the tour dates below and be on the lookout for Boris’ new record, Präparat, on March 6th.
Circa Survive have officially announced the full touring schedule of their upcoming co-headlining trek with Minus the Bear. The upcoming North American tour, dubbed the Waves Overhead Tour, will span the length of the month of March and will feature opening band Now, Now. Both band’s have put out solid releases this year (Violent Waves and Infinity Overhead) and I urge you to check them out. Peep all the tour dates below.
It looks as if progressive metal act Periphery have been recruited to support the mighty Deftones on their upcoming Spring North American tour. The trek will see both bands travel from Canada to Texas in March to spread awesomeness all over your face. Below is the full schedule and you’d be just plain silly not to attend.
Steven Wilson has announced a slew of new solo tour dates in support of his upcoming album, The Raven That Refused to Sing (And Other Stories), which will be released on February 25th. This extensive touring schedule sees Steven traveling through the UK, Europe, North America and Mexico. Check out the full schedule below.
As you can see by the flyer above, Caspian will be embarking on a Winter North American Tour in early February. Supporting the post-rock aficionados are Junius and Native on certain stops on the trek. Below is the complete list of dates if you cannot read the flyer above. Go to one of these shows and be lulled into instrumental tranquility.
According to a recent Facebook update, Converge will be lining up several releases this year. The band intends to release a Live on BBC Radio EP, a new DVD/Film project, a vinyl reissue of Caring & Killing through Hydra Head and much more. That’s all the information we have for now but stay tuned because it looks like Converge plans to make 2013 their bitch.
The doomy songstress, Chelsea Wolfe, has announced a new winter U.S. tour that will kick off in San Francisco in early January. She will be accompanied by occult folk purveyor King Dude from January 11th through January 26th as shown on the tour poster above. Then Chelsea will continue her acoustic centered tour through February 8th. Also, the upcoming split between Chelsea and Dude is supposedly going to be available at the shows. So be sure to flock to the merch table as soon as you get to the venue. Here is how the tour will run:
According to Blabbermouth, the legendary Carcass are rumored to be putting the finishing touches on their first LP in 17 years. Long time active members, guitarist Bill Steer and bassist/vocalist Jeff Walker are reportedly recording the effort with producer Colin Richardson (Slipknot, Machine Head). Carcass have been working with drummer Matthias Voight (Heaven Shall burn) in the studio as well and are eyeing a 2013 release for the record. The group has set to secure a label home however.
The Faceless have announced that they will invade the UK early next year with the lads in The Safety Fire. The two groups will span the UK in eleven days starting January 30th. Check out the scheduled dates and a song from each band below.
According to The PRP, Every Time I Die and The Acacia Strain are rumored to co-headline a tour next year sometime in March. The shitty Buffalo dudes and the chug masters will see support from Vanna, Hundredth and No Bragging Rights. No other details have been released as of yet but I can assure you I will keep your little ass updated.
More dates have leaked for the rumored Between the Buried and Me, Coheed and Cambria and Russian Circles 2013 tour. The additional dates are as follows:
02/08 Detroit, MI – Fillmore
02/13 Magna, UT – The Saltair
02/17 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
03/07 Orlando, FL – House Of Blues
03/14 Boston, MA – House Of Blues
In addition to that, Coheed and Cambria have been teasing an announcement to be revealed on November 5th. Could it be about the tour? Who knows? All I know is if they do not come to Texas I will kill myself. I will. Just watch.
According to the band’s Facebook page, The Bronx are eyeing a January 2013 release for a new full length record. No other details have been released so far but I promise you that it is not a Mariachi El Bronx record(which aren’t bad to be honest). It’s the good ol’ punk Bronx you all know and love. To celebrate this occasion, watch the video for their song “Knifeman” below.