Armored Saint Detail New Album, Book Shows

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Armored Saint will return this summer with a new album, and have a bunch of shows booked in the states with Saxon. Win Hands Down, Armored Saint’s new one, shows the band have only grown stronger and tighter with age, making for a dynamic and enthralling metal masterpiece. Look for the new album to hit […]

Sepultura Tour Announced

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Fuck me, man. Every time that my job calls me away for any indeterminate amount of time, shit goes down in the metal world. Without fail. Today while I was out working as a hard-hitting newsman, fucking Sepultura — or what passes for the band these days — revealed a bunch of 30th anniversary tour […]

Septicflesh Announce North American Tour

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Septicflesh are coming to North America. I wish they’d hire me to go to Greece to watch their homes while their on tour. I’d be an excellent housekeeper. The Greek symphonic death metallers will embark on a four-week trek that kicks off with a special headlining date in Mexico City. Then, they’ll head north of […]

Sworn Enemy, Wretched Tour Announced

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This April, heavy will be coming to a neighborhood near you. Maybe. I’m not sure where you live, so you’ll have to refer to the following list of dates for the Sworn Enemy and Wretched tour happening this spring. Dark Sermon will also be on the bill along with the good dudes in Hammer Fight. […]

Black Tongue Cancel Shows

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That band Black Tongue — whose intoxicated frontman recently hurt himself after mistaking their tour bus’ exit for the bathroom door — has cancelled some shows. They were on tour with Carnifex and Chelsea Grin, a band whose music has been known to kill. Says Black Tongue: “Unfortunately this last month we have had to […]

Queensrÿche Tapped As Openers On Scorpions Trek

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This is kind of kooky. Queensrÿche, who are a relatively big band in their own right, will be the openers for the Scorpions, who will be playing North America this September. Are the Scorpions bigger than Queensrÿche? I think that would be hard to quantify. Either way, the tour is happening. Dates for it follow, […]

Slayer Book Spring Headlining Dates

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There’s a new Slayer album coming out, folks. You know what that means — tour dates must be played to promote that recording. The new Slayer dates follow at the end of this post. Slayer have a 7-inch coming out on April 18 for a new song called “When The Stillness Comes.” And the new […]

More Dates Added To Testament, Exodus Run

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If, by chance, Testament and Exodus excluded your town from their previous lists of tour dates, you may be in luck. More dates have been added to the trek, which will features Testament playing only their older material. Shattered Sun will be opening on most dates. Here is the latest list of shows coming up […]

In This Moment, Upon A Burning Body To Tour

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I’m fucking sorry, everybody. I’m sorry for the overabundance of In This Moment news on the site today, but there really wasn’t much going on, and ideally, I try to get at least ten posts up on the site every day. So fucking back off haters. Yes, people — In This Moment will be headlining […]

Flyleaf, The Agonist, Others Playing Revolver’s “Chicks” Tour

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Every year, I critique Revolver Magazine for its debasing feature on the “Hottest Chicks In Hard Rock” — which is now on stands, and will be followed by a similarly-named tour and the release of a calendar. Some people have pointed out that, at various times in the past, I have made different sexually-charged jokes […]