After the release of the well-received Forever Abomination album, Skeletonwitch have been hard at work at GodCity Studios with the legendary Kurt Ballou (Converge, Kvelertak, High On Fire) in the last couple of months. Now they're starting to announce the details about the album and the first big reveal is that it will be titled Serpents Unleashed. Let the anticipation begin.
Despite spending most of 2012 on the road in support of their 2011 release Forever Abomination, American metallers Skeletonwitch are not slowing down as the group has announced plans to record their fifth album in April with none other than Kurt Ballou (Converge, Kvelertak, Black Breath) at GodCity Studios in Salem, Massachusetts. Their new album is tentatively scheduled for a late summer/early fall release under Prosthetic Records.
US blackened thrashers Skeletonwitch are preparing to set out, with the US thrash assault Havok, on a massive US tour taking place from mid-September to mid-November. The band says: "Tired of weak-ass bands calling a handful of shows a tour? We put our money where our mouth is!"
American blackened thrash metallers Skeletonwitch have announced the dates for their headlining North American tour this summer with special guests Barn Burner. The main focus of this run will be Canada but the band plans to announce a US headlining tour for the fall.
"The Infernal Resurrection", a brand new video from US black/thrash metallers Skeletonwitch has premiered exclusively at this location. The song comes off the band's 2011 album Forever Abomination, released through Prosthetic Records. More details about this release here.
US melodic death metal outfit The Black Dahlia Murder will be hitting the road this March marking the band's first headline run of 2012. Joining them will be Nile, Skeletonwitch, and Hour Of Penance. The tour kicks off on March 24th in Grand Rapids, MI, at The Intersection and wraps up on April 20th in Worcester Mass at the New England Metal & Hardcore festival. Tickets for the upcoming tour will go on sale starting this Saturday, January 21st.
Norwegian blackened thrash metallers Aura Noir will embark on a home-country tour, under the Fire Walk With Me banner, which had its first dates earlier this year, taking off in early February next year.
Support on the trek comes from Norwegian thrash metallers Nekromantheon and, as of February 8th, US blackened thrash metallers Skeletonwitch.
US black/thrash metallers Skeletonwitch have posted another track on their official website, entitled "'Reduced To The Failure Of Prayer'", off of their upcoming new album Forever Abomination, which is due out in October 7th via Prosthetic Records. Forever Abomination will be their fourth full release and was produced by Grammy-winner Matt Hyde (Slayer, Hatebreed).
Information about their upcoming album was previously reported over here.
Detroit's melodic death metal outfit The Black Dahlia Murder have announced a mammoth 26-date UK/France tour, which kicks off with two shows at The Underworld in London on January 11th and 12th, 2012. Support comes from American thrashers Skeletonwitch.
"The Infernal Resurrection", a brand-new track by US black/thrash metallers Skeletonwitch can now be streamed on the band's official album page, Forever Abomination. The cover artwork can be seen at the same location.
The album - Skeletonwitch's first with new drummer Dustin Boltjes (Demiricous) - will be issued in three formats: digital download; a six-panel, plastic-free digipak; and a triple-gatefold LP (which in turn will be available in several color variants).
Arch Enemy has announced its return to North America via a headlining run on the MetalSucks and Full Metal Jackie Present: North American Khaos 2011 tour, set to kick off in September. The North American leg of Arch Enemy's world tour will kick off in Baltimore on September 8th, and features an all-star cast of Devildriver, Skeletonwitch and Chthonic in support.
Said vocalist Angela Gossow: "We pledge to the United States of America and its beautiful neighbor Canada that we will only bring the utmost heavy metal 'Khaos' to your shores! We can't wait to kick off this tour come September. After all the European summer festivals, we are ready to fire!"
Added guitarist Michael Amott: "We are very happy to be coming back to the US and Canada hot on the heels of our new Khaos Legions opus! We're working on a special set list and some other surprises. We chose the other bands on the bill because they are all killer, and bring their own terrifying brand of brutal steel! Yes, good times lie ahead for the metal connoisseur of North America!"