British death metal titans Bolt Thrower will be returning to Australia for the first time in 22 years, to play the Black Conjuration Fest, and some selected club shows. Australian outlaws Cauldron Black Ram will be joining us as national support, with other local support coming from Portal, Cruciform, Inverloch and Beyond Mortal Dreams. Confirmed dates and venues are available down below.
Italian metallers Kingcrow are pleased to present a brand new official video for the song "The Moth", now available for streaming through the YouTube player down under. "The Moth" is taken from the group's upcoming new effort, Eidos, to be released on June 23rd worldwide on Sensory Records. This animated video clip was done by Gastón Viñas.
After touring the US in February with Origin, Abysmal Dawn and Wolvhammer, Norwegian black metallers 1349 now confirmed the second leg of the Chaos Raids North America tour. This tour kicks off on May 30th in Baltimore, MD and includes cult death metal pioneers Necrophagia and Vattnet Viskar. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.
Finnish extreme doomsters Profetus are pleased to present their first official video for the 15-minute long opus "The Dire Womb Of Winter", now available for streaming down below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, As All Seasons Die, released back in June, 2014. The video clip was directed by Markus Nieminen, while video production was done by Oy Routafilmi Ab.
"Time Machine", a brand new official music video from Royal Thunder, is now available for streaming through the YouTube down under. This 7-minute long track comes of the group's recently released sophomore effort, Crooked Doors, out in stores worldwide since April 7th. The mesmerizing video clip was directed by J.P. Bradburn.
Weedeater have announced new European dates in May and June. The notorious Southern sludge outfit will hit the road accompanied by partners in crime Today Is The Day and tour in support of their forthcoming album Goliathan, to be released on May 18th (May 19th in US). The tour will start on May 29th with their performance at Temples festival in Bristol, U.K., and will end at Hellfest on June 21st.
Californian-based alternative metallers Deftones are pleased to announce a summer co-headlinining tour across the United States with Incubus, featuring special guests Death From Above 1979 and The Bots. This tour will start at the end of July in Clarkston, MI and will go through the whole month of August. Deftones are currently working on their upcoming new album, to be released in September/October.
British experimental doomsters Esoteric are hard at work on what will be the band's seventh full-length album and the follow up to 2011's Paragon Of Dissonance. As the band explain, this pretty much means that for the rest of the year they will be concentrating on preparation and recording.
Belgian atmospheric black metallers Thurisaz are proud to present the new official video for "One Final Step" track, the second single of their latest new album, The Pulse Of Mourning, which was released on March 31st. The new video clip can now be streamed through the YouTube player below. It was directed and filmed by Jeroen Mylle.
British psychadelic rock/doom quartet, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats confirmed a string of tour dates across the European continent, scheduled for this coming October/November. The band will be touring in support of their upcoming studio effort, to be released sometime in Autumn, 2015. More details to follow. So, check out the official tour trailer, flyer and all confirmed dates down under.
In June/July, Japanese masters of epic post-rock Mono will be heading out on a North American tour, where they will be performing in support of their latest double-album release The Last Dawn and Rays Of Darkness. Opening support on this tour will be Florida-based instrumental sludge/drone doom duo Holly Hunt. Official flyer and complete list of confirmed tour dates are available below.
Winterfylleth are pleased to announce that they will be embarking on a full UK headlining tour in September 2015. The band will be joined by their good friends in Voices (black metal featuring ex-members of Akercocke). The complete list of confirmed dates for the 'Divination Of Antiquity UK Tour' can be found below. Do not hesitate and check them now.
British stoner/doom representatives Conan will be heading to United States this May on a headlining tour. The tour kicks off May 6th in Atlanta, GA and is currently scheduled to run through May 23rd in Philadelphia, PA. Support on the tour will come from Samothrace and Mantar. Conan will be also part of the Psycho California Festival in Santa Ana, CA as well as Maryland Deathfest in Baltimore, MD. Additional dates are expected to be added soon.
Extreme metal powerhouse, Unique Leader Records, is very pleased to announce the addition of French death metal legion, Kronos, to their expending roster of mind-bending brutality. The band is currently working on their upcoming studio album, which should be released sometime this year. More details to follow.
US technical death metal giants Origin will team up with Brazilian death metal trio Krisiun for an extensive co-headlining trek across North America this fall. 'Devastation On The Nation Tour' will also include Aeon, Alterbeast, Soreption, and Ingested as support, making this a must-see show for all death metal sympathizers. Full schedule of confirmed tour dates can be found below.