Darkest Hour Share a Video for “Mausoleum” and Book Headline US Tour Dates

Darkest Hour have announced a short round of US headlining dates in August, surrounding a performance supporting Haste The Day. The new shows continue to celebrate the release of their latest full-length, Perpetual | Terminal, out now on MNRK Heavy records. Additionally, the band have unveiled a fan-generated lyric video for “Mausoleum.” Check it out and find more information in the article below.
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Mayhem Festival Returns for 2024 and Books Bad Omens, Parkway Drive, Architects, Jinjer, Poppy, Kittie, August Burns Red and More

As previously reported, Mayhem Festival will return as a single-destination event in Southern California on October 12, 2024. 23 bands will perform at the festival, which will be held at Glen Helen Amphitheater in San Bernardino, California, where Mayhem first began. Bad Omens will headline, along with Parkway Drive, Architects, Jinjer, Poppy, Kittie, August Burns Red, and many more at the list below. 19 bands will perform at the festival for the first time and tickets are not on sale yet. Continue reading

Darkest Hour to Join Fit For An Autopsy and Sylosis for UK and European Tour

Darkest Hour continues to celebrate the release of their blistering new album, Perpetual | Terminal, and announce a new UK and EU tour, supporting Fit For An Autopsy and Sylosis on 25 dates this fall. The tour kicks off on November 22, 2024, in London at the Electric Brixton and wraps on December 21, 2024, in Köln, Germany, at Essigfabrik. See full dates below.Continue reading

Cult Of Fire to Perform with Bohemian Symphony Orchestra Prague at Brutal Assault

In a unique tribute to Czech classical composer, Bedřich Smetanat, black metal band, Cult Of Fire will join their forces with the Bohemian Symphony Orchestra Prague. Together they will deliver a special set commissioned by Brutal Assault, an experience not seen at the festival before, and rarely elsewhere. Keep reading below for more details.
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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY – Rock and Metal Releases 2-23-24

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INTERVIEW: John Henry of Darkest Hour Breaks Down the New Album “Perpetual | Terminal”

Ghost Cult Keefy caught up once again with John Henry of Darkest Hour! The bands’ new album Perpetual | Terminal drops on February 23rd, 2024 via MNRK Heavy ! John discussed some of the goings on with the band, a return to their DIY roots, and did a track-by-track breakdown of the new album with a lot of insights to share!Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Darkest Hour – Perpetual I Terminal

Let’s go back to a time before Metalcore became big business, got overcrowded and then rose to prominence again. Back to before it had become a dirty word due to musical abortions like Falling in Reverse or Emmure completely shitting the bed. Continue reading

Mouth For War Kicks Off Their New Headline Tour, New Album Out Now

Colorado metalcore crew, Mouth For War, have begun a month-and-a-half long US tour, in support of their latest LP, Bleed Yourself. The live run continues from February 20th in Chattanooga, with Inside You, then moves on from February 29th with MNRK Heavy labelmates Darkest Hour, I Am, and Somnuri. The final US assault runs from March 15th – 31st, joined by Kaonashi, Mugshot, and Cell before Mouth For War head to Europe. Keep reading below for live listings and more.
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PREVIEW: New Music Friday – Rock and Metal Releases 2-23-24

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CONCERT REVIEW: Exodus – Exploding Zombies – Jesus Wept Live at The Machine Shop

The nights are getting colder in Michigan, but that did not deter devoted metal heads from trekking out to Flint’s revered venue, The Machine Shop last week. Thrash legends Exodus came to town gifting us with a headlining show. The band just wrapped up a month-long run with deathcore outfit Fit For An Autopsy and they seemed more than thrilled to play a much longer set. Continue reading