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Godflesh announce US Fall Tour

Posted by GageT on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 7:23 AM (PST)

godfleshIndustrial metal pioneers Godflesh have announced a short run of US dates for October. They’ll be supported by great bands like Prurient and Nails on some dates, though support acts for every show have yet to be announced. This tour announcement of course follows their reunion back in 2011 and their current work on a new full-length album.

These are the tour dates:

Oct. 18 – Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre Of Living Arts
Oct. 19 – New York City, NY – Irving Plaza
Oct. 20 – Boston, MA @ Royale w/Prurient
Oct. 22 – Chicago, IL @ Metro w/Prurient
Oct. 24 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos
Oct. 25 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
Oct. 26 – Oakland, CA @ Metro Opera House
Oct. 27 – Los Angeles, CA @ Fonda Theatre
Oct. 29 – Austin, TX @ Mohawk

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Dave Mustaine confirms Device for Gigantour

Posted by longhairedpoet on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 11:40 PM (PST)

Device Dave Mustaine, guitarist and lead singer for thrash metal mainstays Megadeth, has confirmed Device (David Draiman – Disturbed) for his tour, Gigantour. Mustaine made this confirmation on Saturday Night Scream, a radio show out of Syracuse, NY. So far Device is the only other band announced for the tour and no dates have been released.

Check out the interview here and the official announcement on the Gigantour Facebook page here.

Gigantour first took place in 2005 and most recently took place last winter.

Megadeth are slated to release the follow up to 2011’s Thirteen on June 4. That album will be entitled Super Collider.

Device’s self-titled debut was released on April 9.

Check out a MetalRiot exclusive David Draiman interview here.

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Fear Factory brings The Industrialist to North America

Posted by longhairedpoet on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 1:24 PM (PST)

Fear Factory For the first time since releasing The Industrialist last year American metalheads Fear Factory (Candlelight Records) are now embarking on a headlining tour in North America. The tour will visit 38 cities throughout the US and Canada.

Fear Factory will be supported on The World Industrialist Tour by Hate Eternal, Kobra and The Lotus.

The tour will start on April 14 in Colorado and run through until June 8 in California.

Check out tour dates and the official music video for ‘The Industrialist’ here.

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Mayhem Festival announcements

Posted by XxCrashQueenxX on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:23 PM (PST)

MAYHEM  Metalheads, are you ready for festival season?

We here at MetalRiot are!

Yesterday we had the pleasure of  attending the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Press Conference in Hollywood, California at the infamous Whiskey A Go Go. There were live performances by Butcher Babies and Huntress. Rob Zombie, along with Five Finger Death Punch were there to answer questions–and great times were had.

Click here to read more.

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 is the latest musical monster from the mind of Disturbed frontman David Draiman. Draiman has been busy since Disturbed went on hiatus, among other things producing a Trivium record, but he has also managed to record some of the best material of his career with his new Industrial Metal band Device.

Device started as a one off song Draiman did with studio whiz and former Filter guitarist Geno Lenardo. The project soon transmorphed into a full fledged band with unlimited potential. Others agreed and the self-titled debut from the band now has an all star guest cameo list (including Lzzy Hale, Tom Morello, Serj Tankian and even Geezer Butler).

Click HERE to read our exclusive chat with David about the sound, shape and plans for this Device.

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Interview: “Keepin’ It Real” With Emilie Autumn

Posted by JDKleinhans on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 5:40 AM (PST)

5Emilie Autumn, “she keeps it real, raw, edgy, hardcore” or so she says. But in the twenty minute “romantic chat” I had with her, I was quickly reminded of how truly humble, appreciative, and self-deprecating she is.

As I nervously fumbled with my camera and reviewed in my head the multitude of questions I had prepared, this blonde haired lithe figure dressed in a cream 1920’s style gown, knitted gloves, red and white striped stockings, and what I assume to be some incredibly comfy boots. I went from being nervous to being truly starstruck for the first time in my life and all those prepared questions melted away. You have to understand something, I have been a devout plague rat since 2006 who has been utterly disappointed in himself for never having seen Emilie Autumn live on stage. How dare I call myself a plague rat?

And there I was, not only seeing her in person for the first time, but actually being blessed with a sliver of time to be able to sit and talk with her. Thankfully for me (and for her?) she does not allow for a standard interview if you let her. In our short little chat we discussed keeping it real, magnets, going bra-less, Fight Like A Girl tour and video, The Asylum For Wayward Victorian Girls musical, erotic fan fiction, the Rate Game, The Devil’s Carnival, and more. Thankfully her tour manager is an impeccable time keeper otherwise I’m sure we could have passed the entire afternoon in a randomly “romantic chat”.

Enough talk, go and check it out right here.

“Motherfuckin’ Broadway.”

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Show Review: Emilie Autumn, Chicago, The Metro – February 15, 2013

Posted by JDKleinhans on Monday, February 18, 2013 at 5:09 PM (PST)

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“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players: They have their exits and their entrances; And one man woman in his her time plays many parts”

-William Shakespeare, As You Like It (Act II, Scene VII)

After exiting Chicago’s Metro this past Friday evening, this most famous of Shakespeare monologues has been bouncing around in my head ever since. Emilie Autumn – musician, writer, artist, actress, storyteller – has been haunting my thoughts and my dreams and has made me ponder those above words in combination with Oscar Wilde’s position that “Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life” (The Decay of Lying, 1889). I will abstain from going into a philosophical diatribe but that is what talking with, thinking about, seeing Emilie Autumn live on stage can instill in one’s mind and spirit.

If I have your interest and if your curious as to where I am going with the above trail of thoughts, check out the rest of my rambling reflections of this past Friday evening here.

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Heavy metallers David Draiman (Disturbed) and Geno Lenardo (formerly of Filter) have teamed up for a new project called Device. Their debut album will have guest stars such as Geezer Butler, Serj Tankian, Tom Morello and more. The full length is expected to drop on April 9th from Warner Bros. Records and will have more of an industrial metal feel.

The touring line-up of Device will be rounded out by Will Hunt (drums – Evanescence) and Virus (lead guitar – Dope).

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Godflesh announce reissue of “Hymns”

Posted by Metal Dude on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 9:36 PM (PST)

Godflesh will release a special-edition deluxe remaster of their most recent studio album Hymns. The reissue, which you can order here, will be released on February 19, 2013 in 2CD and 2LP formats and include bonus tracks, liner notes, lyrics and never-before-seen photos and images. You can view the track listing here.

Originally released in 2001, Hymns would end up becoming Godflesh’s final album before they split up in April 2002. They got back together in 2009, and have been working on a new album for a while.

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Nine Inch Nails to release new material for greatest hits album

Posted by Metal Dude on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 8:33 PM (PST)

According to Rolling Stone, Nine Inch Nails founder Trent Reznor is intending to contribute at least two new songs for a greatest hits album that will arrive in 2014, likely to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the group’s 1989 multiplatinum debut album Pretty Hate Machine.

Reznor also stated that there are plans “to write music for a new album afterwards” and that “(new material is) in its gestation period”, which backs up statements made by the frontman last month relating to the likelihood of new material.

Nine Inch Nails, who went on hiatus from touring in 2009, last released the albums Ghosts I–IV and The Slip, both in 2008 independently.

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Cover Art Battle: Birds, Reptiles, & Machines

Posted by JDKleinhans on Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 7:05 PM (PST)

Welcome to Metal Riot’s Cover Art Battle! Every week we try and show the best-of-the-best in metal cover art, ranging from the fantastically illustrated to hauntingly photographed and everything in between.

Another week, more album cover art to discover. New bands. Tenured bands. Enough shenanigans. Time for you to go and vote.

That is all.

Don’t forget to like us on our Facebook page to stay up to date on this and future Cover Art Battles and look through our gallery of past winners with comments from the bands.

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Music Video: Mnemic – “I’ve Been You”

Posted by SeanB on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 7:50 AM (PST)

Danish metal group Mnemic have just released a music video for their song “I’ve Been You.”  The song comes from their June 2012 release Mnemesis which was released by Nuclear Blast.

To check the video out for yourself click here.

Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB from Gothenburg, Sweden was in charge of the video and Mnemic guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie had the following to say about the video:

“Here we go, finally it’s done — the ‘I’ve Been You’ video from the ‘Mnemesis’ album, showing us five morons headbanging in a cardboard factory! We went all the way to Sweden to shoot this with our good old friend Patric, who has done 90% of our videos. This time, once again he did a fantastic job, making us look like a million bucks (starting from 50 cents, that is), and we couldn’t be more satisfied with the outcome!”

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Static-X bassist leaves the band

Posted by Metal Dude on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 7:04 PM (PST)

Static-X bassist Brent Ashley has announced that the has decided to leave the band. This seems to be an amicable split for Ashley, who explained the following:

Well I guess I’ll just let the “cat” out of the bag…. I’m moving on from Static-X… tonight was my last show…. chapter closed. Wish things would have ended differently but I’m very excited for what the future will bring 😉

Static-X’s most recent studio album, Cult of Static, was released in 2009.

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Lyric Video: Orgy – “Grime of the Century”

Posted by Metal Dude on Monday, September 3, 2012 at 7:22 PM (PST)

Orgy (yeah, the same band you worshiped back in 1998 with their hit “Blue Monday“) have released a lyric video to go with their brand new single “Grime of the Century”, which was streamed last week. Click here to watch it.

“Grime of the Century” will be made available digitally tomorrow (September 4th) and as a physical CD next Monday (September 10th).

Orgy haven’t released any new material since 2004′s Punk Statik Paranoia, but they seem to have a new album in the works. When more information surfaces, we’ll report it here.

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Orgy stream first song since 2004

Posted by Metal Dude on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 6:51 PM (PST)

Remember Orgy and their 1998 cover version of New Order’s “Blue Monday“? Well, the industrial/alternative metal legends are back together once again and are streaming their first song in almost a decade called “Grime of the Century”. Go here to check it out.

The track, which was recorded at NRG Recording and Entourage studios in North Hollywood, California, will released as a single digitally on September 4th and as a physical CD six days later (September 10th).

Orgy haven’t released any new material since 2004’s Punk Statik Paranoia, but they seem to have a new album in the works. When more information surfaces, we’ll report it here.

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