Ethereal sound voyagers, EIGHT BELLS, are pleased to join underground web giants Cvlt Nation for their first-ever Vancouver showcase! Set to take place on Friday, July 19 at the Rickshaw Theatre, EIGHT BELLS will be joined by headliners Witch Mountain with additional support from O.S.S., Life Against Death and Hopeleus. The trio will take their psychotomimetic audio rituals to Seattle the following evening and recently added a hometown show to their itinerary in August with additional invasions to be announced soon.
A NEW BEGINNING FOR WWE®
STAMFORD, Conn., July 11, 2013 – WWE today opened its world-class training facility that is the new foundation for WWE’s guaranteed success. As the new home to WWE’s talent developmental system, NXT®, the new facility in Orlando, Florida was officially unveiled at a press conference hosted by Paul “Triple H®” Levesque, Executive Vice President, Talent and Live Events, WWE, Stephanie McMahon, Executive Vice President, Creative, WWE, Florida Governor Rick Scott, Mayor of Orange County Teresa Jacobs and Ken Goldstone, Chief Operating Officer, Full Sail University.
Out now on 20 Buck Spin is the mammoth Tempest, the debut full-length from funeral doom unit LYCUS. With accolades to the band’s brilliant songwriting and musicianship in response to Tempest, the band will now begin taking the album to the public directly, as the first phase of stateside touring in support of the album begins next week.
Today splatterthrash death hooligans GHOUL hurl forth “Proud to be Creepsylvanian.” Originally released as “Proud to Be Canadian” by the The Dayglo Abortions, the tune comes off GHOUL’s forthcoming Intermediate Level Hard-Core covers EP.
Comments guitarist/vocalist Digestor of the rendition: “"We covered this song by the legendary Dayglo Abortions because we feel a kinship with the people of Canada, even though there are clearly differences between the two great countries.
Neurot Recordings is pleased to welcome CORRECTIONS HOUSE to their eclectic roster of artists. Featuring Mike IX Williams (Eyehategod), Scott Kelly (Neurosis), Sanford Parker (Minsk) and Bruce Lamont (Yakuza), CORRECTIONS HOUSE is a mysterious collective of souls exploring the darkest, most unsettling facets of sound through audio disease and transcendent musical destruction. An impossible-to-pinpoint synthesis of mechanical decomposition, atmospheric abnormalities and poetic putrefaction, together CORRECTIONS HOUSE systematically create and destroy.
CATTLE DECAPITATION will be releasing a 7" single this Summer. "Your Disposal" features the B-side, "An Exposition of Insides," which was previously available only as a Japanese bonus track on the band's most recent album, Monolith of Inhumanity. The single is available (both black and clear vinyl) for order on-line on indiemerchstore.com for $5.50, as well as in a bundle with a T-shirt for $18.99. Pick up your copy of the single HERE, and check out the T-shirt bundle HERE. Fans attending this year's The Summer Slaughter Tour can grab their copy at the band's merch booth throughout the tour.
The second season of Taiwan’s professional baseball league kicked off on July 5, with CHTHONIC being invited by the team The Brother Elephants as guests of honor to throw the first pitch. Thunderstorms that afternoon had delayed equipment preparation and the band was forced to perform their rendition of Queen’s “We Are the Champions” without any sort of soundcheck. Fortunately, CHTHONIC -- bedecked in specially designed uniforms -- completed the mission with great success, as the rapturous crowd reaction so poignantly confirmed.
SAMMY HAGAR REVEALS FINAL TRACK LISTING & ALBUM COVER FOR "SAMMY HAGAR & FRIENDS"
INCLUDES NEW COLLABORATIONS WITH TOBY KEITH, MICKEY HART & TAJ MAHAL
THE RED ROCKER’S FIRST SOLO ALBUM IN 5 YEARS ALBUM AVAILABLE IN NORTH AMERICA ON SEPTEMBER 24: UK ON SEPTEMBER 29: EUROPE ON SEPTEMBER 27 VIA FRONTIERS RECORDS
Sammy Hagar has enlisted three legendary musicians - Toby Keith, Mickey Hart and Taj Mahal - to round out the final three tracks on his first-ever rock collaborations album: "Sammy Hagar and Friends."
Boasting an original, inventively dread-inspiring style of audio torture, Auckland, New Zealand-based death metal trio ULCERATE has completed the final stages of preparation for the pending release of their fourth horrific masterpiece, and first for Relapse Records.
Since their 2009 debut on Neurotic and two subsequent LPs through Willowtip, ULCERATE has strived to continually hone and contort their death metal attack, their sound ever-evolving into harsh new realms of turmoil, melding mechanical and organic elements into their haunting, blast-strewn explosiveness.