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Interview: Shores of Null – Pain Masquerade

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 10:19 AM (PST)


In general, the lyrics reflects different moods and they talk about life, a precious gift we get to know day by day. They’re gloomy, cryptic, full of metaphors and revolve around the joys and sorrows of common people, their hope and resignations. – Davide (vocals)

Rome’s Shores of Null (newly signed to Candlelight) are purveyors of a powerful brand of metal fans of Edgar Allen Poe, Alice in Chains, Daylight Dies or any manner of gloom will want to glom up. These guys are fucking brilliant and the music on debut Quiescence is an absolute MUST HAVE release for anyone really suffering some deep pain in life or who just loves real rock music. This band can inspire, challenge your preconceptions, make you really deeply feel and embrace your vulnerability as mortal but also embolden the listener to confidence with riffs that are mountains. This may start the new Italian Renaissance.

Click HERE for our exclusive new interview with Raffaele and Davide.

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Album Review: Shores Of Null – Quiescence

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 7:58 PM (PST)


Shores Of Null‘s Quiescence continues a monster streak for Candlelight Records. Signing the Rome based band is a huge win for the label, who have been on fire lately with releases from The Wounded Kings, Shrapnel and Ihsahn all adrenalizing the current album release quarter for metal hungry maniacs. The dark and expansive sounds exhibited on Quiescence prove to be completely addictive with hints of everything from Alice In Chains to My Dying Bride and even (very) old In Flames combining for a memorable experience.

This is a total grower like The Old Dead Tree’s criminally underrated concept album The Water Fields where you are expecting it to be kinda cool and then it becomes the main thing you are listening to. As a writer for almost a decade I get a shit ton of promos. Sure, I’ll throw something I really love from an old favorite like Kylesa’s Ultraviolet that I know I am gonna go back to into my Itunes, but a lot of music I don’t have time to revisit often because between work and a constant influx of new shit to pay attention to or write about, I am swamped! Shores of Null have already defied the odds and are taking over my “Top 25 Most Played” list. The best metal can instantly move you and this has that quality in excess.

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The Black Dahlia Murder announce Euro tour

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Monday, February 3, 2014 at 8:37 PM (PST)


Detroit’s very own THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER have just announced they are returning to Europe this summer! The band will perform at festivals and clubs in June and July, including Download Festival, Graspop Metal Meating, With Full Force, and more! The confirmed dates are below.

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER issues a statement on the tour: “This summer is going to be another awesome European adventure! We are looking forward to seeing you all at the festivals as well as the more intimate headlining shows. You had better start doing some neck exercises now to prepare for the molten melodic metal onslaught… Lookout Europe! Here we come!”

To see the band’s video for “Goat of Departure” and check tour dates, click HERE.

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New music videos from Darkane, Týr and Chimaira

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Friday, January 31, 2014 at 9:16 PM (PST)


Hey kids. Some new video metal madness for ya, hot and fresh out the box. Who still watches videos? Metal fans (and people who all watched “Blurred Lines” for the nudity)!

ChimairaTýr and Darkane have all dropped some visual riff bombs for you that are all better than any stupid Super Bowl ads you might see in the near future.

Stay metal instead and click HERE to check em out.

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Amon Amarth premiere epic ‘Father of the Wolf’ video

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 9:23 AM (PST)


Amon Amarth have gone and made the most metal video you probably will see anytime soon. This raises things to a whole new level of Viking awesome, a ten minute mini-movie about Loki’s unrest. I actually got scared during the part where the freaked out dude at the campfire asks the other traveler if he can hear the dead coming. If this doesn’t chill and then subsequently get your blood pumping, I got no idea how to help you.

Amon Amarth  premiered this stunning production video for the track “Father Of The Wolf” at the first date of the US tour-taking place last night in Las Vegas (Friday January 17). You can see the video for yourselves HERE.

This IS heavy metal!

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Dark Tranquility announce North American tour

Posted by longhairedpoet on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 3:11 PM (PST)

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Swedish melo-death metallers Dark Tranquility are preparing to lay waste to North America.

Dark Tranquility will also be selling a 7″ EP on the tour, A Memory Construct.

Check out band comments on the “A Memory Construct” single as well as tour dates here.

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Carcass release video for “Unfit For Human Consumption”

Posted by tyrusrunyan on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 11:07 AM (PST)

Carcass-Surgical-Steel-Trailer-2Grindcore pioneers Carcass have released a video for their song “Unfit For Human Consumption.” The song is off of Carcasses’ newest album Surgical Steel which was released earlier this year via Nuclear Blast.

You can see the video here.

Surgical Steel is the bands sixth studio album and their first release since the 1996 Swansong. Carcass will be begin touring in March supported by The Black Dahlia Murder, Gorguts and Noisem.

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Carcass, The Black Dahlia Murder, Gorguts and Noisem tour announced

Posted by tyrusrunyan on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 9:48 AM (PST)

Carcass-Surgical-Steel-Trailer-2Carcass, The Black Dahlia Murder, Gorguts and Noisem have announced the upcoming 2014 Decibel Magazine tour. The tickets go on sale on Friday, December 13, 2013. The tour dates are listed below.

Carcass, The Black Dahlia Murder, Gorguts and Noisem tour dates:

3/18/2013 Orlando, FL at The Beachum Theater

3/19/2013 Atlanta, GA at Masquerade

3/21/2013 Dallas, TX at Prophet Bar

3/22/2013 Austin, TX at Mohawk

3/24/2013 Phoenix, AZ at The Press Room

3/25/2013 Santa Ana, CA at The Observatory

3/26/2013 San Francisco, CA at The Regency Ballroom

3/28/2013 Vancouver, BC at Commodore Ballroom

3/29/2013 Seattle, WA at Showbox Market

3/30/2013 Portland, OR at Roseland Theater

4/02/2013 Denver, CO at Summit Music Hall

4/04/2013 Minneapolis, MN at Mill City Nights

4/05/2013 Chicago, IL at House Of Blues

4/06/2013 Columbus, OH at Newport Music Hall

4/07/2013 Pittsburgh, PA at Stage AE

4/08/2013 Toronto, ON at Sound Academy

4/09/2013 Montreal, QC at Metropolis

4/10/2013 Boston, MA at Paradise Rock Club

4/11/2013 New York, NY at Best Buy Theater

4/12/2013 Philadelphia, PA at Trocadero Theatre

4/13/2013 Silver Spring, MD at The Fillmore

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Insomnium premiere “Ephemeral” lyric video

Posted by longhairedpoet on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 1:37 PM (PST)

Insomnium Finnish death metallers Insomnium have premiered a lyric video for their song “Ephemeral”.

“Ephemeral” is a track off of Insomnium’s forthcoming album.

Guitarist Ville Friman had this to say about the video:

“Lyric videos can be often a bit boring but I think this video really makes an exception to this rule; all visualizations complement the lyrics and make the message of the song even stronger.”

The band had this to say about the Ephemeral single, which includes “Ephemeral” and three acoustic tracks:

“After the success of our last single ‘Weather the Storm’ we decided that it would be a good idea to record some new material this summer before releasing the actual new full length album. This was also a good opportunity to explore different studios and work with different people. Just to explore our sound a bit more in terms of production. And here we are finally; happy to introduce you our new single, ‘Ephemeral’ [drums recorded by Kimmo Perkkiö at SF sound (FI); everything else recorded by Teemu Aalto at Korkeakoski Studios, Kotka (FI); song mixed and mastered by André Alvinzi and Jens Bogren, respectively, at Fascination Street Studios (SWE)]. It was a nice challenge to work on the instrumental side of INSOMNIUM and come up with music that has a more cinematic edge to it. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do.”

That single will drop on November 19.

Check out the lyric video for “Ephemeral” as well as Insomnium tour dates here.

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Carcass streams entire new album Surgical Steel

Posted by tyrusrunyan on Friday, September 6, 2013 at 10:35 AM (PST)

carcassFucking Carcass! are streaming their new album Surgical Steel in its entirety. Surgical Steel is the bands sixth studio album and their first album since Heartwork in 1996. The album is set for release on September 17th via Nuclear Blast.

You can listen to it here.

The British grindcore pioneers will be embarking on a tour to support the album on September 21st in Calgary, Canada. You can see the tour dates here.

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Huntress premiere “Zenith” music video

Posted by longhairedpoet on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 2:02 PM (PST)


Californian metallers Huntress have premiered the music video for their song “Zenith”.

Check out the video for “Zenith” here.

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Carcass release new single “Captive Bolt Pistol”

Posted by GageT on Friday, August 9, 2013 at 7:36 AM (PST)

carcasscaptiveboltpistolsingleartworkMelodeath legends Carcass have released the single “Captive Bolt Pistol” off of their forthcoming record, Surgical Steel, out Sept 17th in North America via Nuclear Blast. The track has been streaming for a while now, but today it’s officially released on colored vinyl with B-side “Intensive Battery Brooding.” Digital release should be coming pretty soon apparently.

Check out the single here.

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Carcass announce North American tour dates

Posted by tyrusrunyan on Friday, August 2, 2013 at 10:31 AM (PST)

carcassLegendary British metal band Carcass have reunited and are working on their first album since the 1996 Swansong. The album, titled Surgical Steel, will be released in on September 13th via Nuclear Blast and the band have announced some North American Tour dates to support the album.

You can read the official press release and see the tour dates here.

Carcass was formed all the way back in 1985 in Liverpool, England and are considered pioneers of the grindcore genre and melodic death metal subgenre

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Beyond The Shore announce tour

Posted by longhairedpoet on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 1:46 PM (PST)

Beyond the Shore Kentucky metallers Beyond the Shore have announced a tour with Fit For An Autopsy and Legion.

Beyond the Shore will be joining that tour on August 4 in North Carolina and staying on until August 12 in Pennsylvania.

Check out Beyond the Shore tour dates here.

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The Black Dahlia Murder Michigan-based metallers The Black Dahlia Murder have premiered a music video for their track “Goat of Departure” off of their recently released album Everblack.

Vocalist Trevor Strnad had this to say of the video:

“It’s our pleasure to release our latest exercise in music video stupidity to you all at long last… We’d like to thank Guiness the Goat for penciling us in and all of the rabid TBDM fans for getting wild with us. Press the play button and embrace the glory of the goat!”

Check out The Black Dahlia Murder’s tour dates here.

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