With 450+ colleges and high schools across the U.S. having signed up since its April 10 announcement, the first annual Metallica Marching Band Competition has announced its finalists today at the link below:
Enigmatic Metal band Sleep Token have booked a performance next spring at the prestigious Red Rocks Amphitheatre, where few metal bands have played, in Colorado for May 12th, 2024. The band has released a statement and ticket pre-sales go live this Thursday December 13th at 10 AM local time. The regular on-sale is set for Friday, December 11 at 10am local time at this location. Get all tickets at the links below.Continue reading
Award-winning progressive rock band, Big Big Train, have scheduled the release of their 15th studio album, The Likes Of Us, for March 1st, 2024. Marking the announcement, they have also shared their new single, “Oblivion”. The track’s video was filmed by Tim Sidwell of Toward Infinity at Urban Recording Studio in Trieste. Check it out below, and find out more.Continue reading
NYC hardcore Punks and genre blenders, Rebelmatic, embark on a headline tour in North American this week. The six-date trek will kick off on December 10 in Atlanta, GA, and will run through December 17 in Memphis, TN. The full itinerary and more can be found in the article below.
After a sold out North American tour, Swedish alternative metalcore outfit, Imminence, have already announced a full U.S. live run for spring 2024. The new bookings also include festival appearances at Welcome To Rockville and Sonic Temple. Head into the article below for live listings, tickets, and more from Imminence.
Swedish blackened death metal squad, Necrophobic, have announced the release date of their tenth studio album, In the Twilight Grey. The new long-player is due out on March 15, via Century Media Records. To celebrate, the band has shared the first single, “Stormcrow,” along with a music video directed by Claudio Marino for Artax Film. Check it out in the article below and find out more.
Slipknot has announced a tour of Europe and the United Kingdom for 2024. Tickets go on sale Friday December 15th, at the link below. Bleed From Within has been announced as the direct support on all dates of the EU/UK tour. These shows follow previously announced Slipknot festival appearances at Sick New World, Welcome To Rockville, and Sonic Temple. The band has yet to announce a replacement for Jay Weinberg, who was fired a month ago.
American death metallers, Skeletal Remains, have unveiled “Relentless Appetite,” the second single from their upcoming full-length, Fragments of the Ageless. With the album due out March 08th, via Century Media Records, the new single also presents a “pummeling and blood-soaked video,” directed by Steven Grise of 197 Media. Check it out below.
According to a published report on Lambgoat.com, Twitching Tongues and Ghostemane drummer Cayle Sain has died. No cause of death has been revealed so far. The news was originally shared in a statement from 197 Media, and confirmed by Twitching Tongues on social media. Bandmates, peers , and friends followed up by posting online tributes. With Twitching Tongues, Sain played on four recent releases including the acclaimed full-length Gaining Purpose Through Passionate Hatred (Metal Blade, 2018). In addition to his other bands, Sain was a past member of Betrayal, Downpresser, Fuming Mouth, God’s Hate, If I Die First, Mizery, and Troncale. RIP. Continue reading