BATTLECROSS Announce Summer North American Tour

Thrash metallers Battlecross have announced a string of summer North American headlining tour dates. The band will be joined by Canada’s Crimson Shadows and New York’s IKILLYA on all dates of the tour. You can check out the tour dates after the break.

Battlecross expect to release their third full length record sometime in 2015.

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PROTEST THE HERO Announce Spring U.S. Tour

Protest the Hero have announced a new string of U.S. tour dates that will commence at the beginning of March in support of their most recent release, Volition. Support on the tour will come from the likes of Battlecross, The Safety Fire, Intervals, and Night/Verses. You can check out the extensive touring schedule after the break. Be sure to head out to a show and get your shred on.

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BATTLECROSS Streaming New Album

If you like your metal fast, straight to the point and melodic then Battlecross have got you covered. The band’s new record, War of Will, is officially out today in North America but before you rush out and pick it up, how about you give it a test run first. You can currently stream the new record over at Metal Blade and pre-order it as well. Check it out and rock out on air-guitar.

-Lane Oliver

BATTLECROSS Are “Never Coming Back”

Michigan melodic death thrashers Battlecross have unleashed a new music video for the the track “Never Coming Back,” which comes off of their forthcoming release War Of Will. Now, while the video isn’t all that imaginative, the song is fucking rad. The video also features legendary drummer Kevin Talley, who is drumming for Battlecross all summer on Mayhem Fest. Check it out after the jump.     Continue reading

Force Fed Thrash: BATTLECROSS Release New Track

The Michigan thrash metallers Battlecross have unleashed a new track from their upcoming album War of Will entitled “Force Fed Lies”. This new face-melter can be streamed after jump. War of Will will be released in the U.S. on July 9th while Germany, Austria and Switzerland will get it on the 7th and the rest of Europe on the 8th. You can check out the track listing for the effort below as well as the new track. Also, be sure to pre-order the album at this location.

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CATTLE DECAPITATION Complete New Album And Announce New Tour!

Cattle Decapitation have finished recording their upcoming full length with Dave Otero. A release date has not yet been set but some tentative song titles have been revealed such as:

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Photo Gallery: SKELETONWITCH @ Club Europa, Brooklyn, New York (Oct. 21, 2011)

A few weeks ago Metal Injection hosted a CMJ Showcase at Club Europa in Brooklyn. The bands featured were Barn Burner, Turbid North, Battlecross and it was headlined by Skeletonwitch and Kvelertak. Photographer Maclyn Bean was there on assignment and got some nice photos of the bands. I will be posting them a set at a time, starting with Skeletonwitch, the Athens, Ohio based blackened, thrashy metal band. Enjoy the photos.