ARKAIK Announce New Album “Lucid Dawn”

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Californian progressive death metal outfit Arkaik have announced the release of their third full-length album. The album will be titled Lucid Dawn and will be released on October 30 via Unique Leader. Engineered, mixed and mastered by Zack Ohren (Suffocation, Fallujah, etc), Lucid Dawn will feature 10 new tracks and guest appearances by Trevor Strnad and Ryan Knight of The Black Dahlia Murder, as well as Bay Are live string quartet, AmaranthLucid Dawn is the second installment in a series of concept albums revolving around Cyrix, a disillusioned character in a dystopian society. In Cyrix’s world, dreaming is systematically controlled by a tyrannical ruler named Khaal-Li-Phar and his army of dark shamans, where people are forced to build monuments to the tyrant to stifle their imaginations and inhibit their ability to achieve a multi-dimensional existence. Lucid Dawn is a death metal take on American mythologist, writer and lecturer, Joseph Campbell’s monomyth, and the beginning of Cyrix’s “Hero’s Journey.”

The album’s artwork, track listing and Arkaik‘s upcoming tour dates can be found below.

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MARUTA Announce September US Tour With YAUTJA

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Floridian technical grind masters Maruta have announced a two-week Eastern US tour for the month of September. The short run will commence on September 17 in Miami and will conclude on September 30 on Montclair, New Jersey. Nashville’s Yautja will be providing support on all stops. Once the tour concludes, Maruta will be joining The Black Dahlia Murder, Harms Way and Iron Reagan for another North American run. All tour dates can be found after the break.

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Streaming New Track “Receipt”

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The Black Dahlia Murder have premiered a new track from their forthcoming album, Abysmal, over at Revolver. Titled “Receipt”, the new track features everything you’ve come to expect from the quintet; flesh-ripping riffs, vile vocals and an impeccable sense of melody. Check it out for yourself at this location.

Abysmal will be released on September 18 via Metal Blade Records. Pre-orders can be found here.

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Announce North American Tour

The Black Dahlia Murder have announced a fall headlining run in support of their forthcoming full-length, Abysmal, which is due out on October 3 via Metal Blade. The tour will be Part I of IndieMerchstore’s 10th anniversary tour and will extend from October 1 through October 24. Support on the trek will come from the likes of Iron Reagan, Harms Way and Maruta. Check out the dates after the break.

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Streaming New Track “Vlad, Son Of The Dragon”

Ooooooh yeaaaah! The Black Dahlia Murder are back with a vengeance! One of my favorite bands will release a new record this year and it will be called Abysmal and we have now gotten our first taste of the record. The first song Dahlia have given us is “Vlad, Son Of The Dragon” and it is a destroyer. If you know and love The Black Dahlia Murder, then this is going to rub you in all the right places. Ooh yes. Love it. Check out the track below.       Continue reading

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Streaming Covers EP “Grind ‘Em All”

TBDMI love The Black Dahlia Murder. I feel that this band creates haunting and amazing music, even when it’s not their music. The band released their new EP Grind ‘Em All on Black Friday and you can listen to the whole thing right now. The EP features covers of Left For Dead, Sedition and Gyga. All of them are amazing while flowing through a Black Dahlia filter. Check out the EP below. YEEEE-AH!      Continue reading

SUICIDE SILENCE And THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Announce Co-Headlining Tour

The Black Dahlia Murder and Suicide Silence have announced a co-headlining North American tour that will commence in October. The band will be joined by the likes of Alterbeast and Chelsea Grin throughout the trek. You can check out the touring schedule after the break.

Both The Black Dahlia Murder and Suicide Silence’s most recent albums, Everblack and You Can’t Stop Me, are available now.

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Announce September Shows

The Black Dahlia Murder have announced a short string of five Midwest U.S. tour dates alongside Lorna Shore that will commence next month. The band will be leveling cities in Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Indiana. If you live in one of these fine states, don’t miss out. Check out the dates after the break.

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A389 Records Release New 54 Track Mixtape

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A389 Records have release a colossal 54 track digital mixtape that can be downloaded for free over at their Bandcamp page. The release features killer tracks from the likes of Full of Hell, Left for Dead, Despise You, Primitive Man, The Black Dahlia Murder, Ringworm and many more. You can stream the mixtape after the break.

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Decibel Magazine 2014 Tour Officially Announced

Decibel’s 2014 North American tour has been officially announced. Do you want to see Carcass, The Black Dahlia Murder, Noisem and Gorguts on the same tour? Of course you do! It would be in your best interest to go to one of the following shows next Spring. Check out the dates after the break.

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Into The Everblack: THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Announce Fall Tour With SKELETONWITCH, FALLUJAH, NOISEM, WOLVHAMMER

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Fall is most definitely one of the most metal seasons, and you can tell by all the awesome tours that are being announced. Case in point: The Black Dahlia Murder has just announced their headlining fall tour for Into The Everblack with Skeleteonwitch, Fallujah, Noisem, and Wolvhammer. Here’s the deets:

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Into The Everblack: THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Streaming New Track

Back in January, The Black Dahlia Murder announced their new album Everblack. I think from that point on, all Black Dahlia fans have been on their toes awaiting new material from the band. I know I have been anxious about the subject myself. Well, it is with great pleasure that I inform you that the band has unleashed their first single from Everblack, titled “Into The Everblack.”     Continue reading

Former Member of THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Starts Grind “Supergroup”

According to the reliable bros over at Metalsucks, former drummer of The Black Dahlia MurderShannon Lucas, is currently working on putting together a new grind project featuring Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder) on vocals and Shane Embury (Napalm Death) on bass. Less notably the group features former Wartorn guitarist, Adam Faris. The group was originally conceived by Lucas prior to joining TBDM, but was put on the side line due to the groups busy schedule.

Apparently the guitar parts have been finished for quite some time and the band is just waiting for Embury to lay down some bass riffs before the ball really gets rolling. As of now, the group remains nameless but will be entering the studio in April to record vocals and drums for their first release. We will keep you updated as info is released.

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Into The Everblack: THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Announce New Album Title

I have been a huge The Black Dahlia Murder fan for a looooong time now and I was thoroughly impressed with their last album Ritual although I couldn’t fully take it in until well after it’s release. I started thinking not too long ago, it’s about time for a new The Black Dahlia Murder album. Well fuck me running, the band has already started tracking! Lo and fucking behold, their they’re on top of their shit.     Continue reading