Rivers Of Nihil Share a New Video Single for “Criminals” – On Tour Now



Reading, Pennsylvania progressive death metallers, Rivers Of Nihil, have just unleashed their brand new single, “Criminals.” The band recently began sessions at Atrium Audio with Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland to finish recording their fifth full-length album, from which the track is taken. The album is due in 2025 via Metal Blade Records. Meanwhile, Rivers Of Nihil are currently out on the Chaos & Carnage Tour tour in the US, with Cattle Decapitation, Carnifex, and others. Check out the video for “Criminals” below and find more details.
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New England Metal and Hardcore Fest 2024 Will See The Comeback for Year of The Knife on Stage


New England Metal & Hardcore Fest 2024 has added the comeback of Year of The Knife, in their first live performance since their horrific and life threatening van accident in June 2023. The band released their amazing album No Love Lost via Pure Noise Records last year. The two-day extravaganza will take place on September 21 and 22 at the Palladium. NEM&HCF faves Killswitch Engage will be playing a special 25th anniversary show and will headline the first night. Slaughter to Prevail will headline the second night. Continue reading


New England Metal and Hardcore Fest 2024 Books Killswitch Engage, Converge, Machine Head, Suicidal Tendencies, As I Lay Dying, Bane, Overkill, Better Lovers, Nails, and More


New England Metal & Hardcore Fest launched back in 1999 and took place at the famed Palladium in Worcester through 2018. It was often held over two or three days, with multiple stages and top-tier acts like Megadeth, Manowar, DragonForce, Opeth, Between the Buried & Me, Meshuggah, Killswitch Engage, Suicidal Tendencies, Anthrax, and more appearing through the years. It was always a “who’s who” of the metal and hardcore scene and was a “not to be missed” event each Spring. It took a brief break after 2018 but returned to much fanfare in 2023 with Parkway Drive, Lamb of God, Hatebreed, and more. Today, the 2024 edition has been announced and the lineup is stacked. It features literally every single band you’d want to see at a metal and hardcore festival. The two-day extravaganza will take place on September 21 and 22 at the Palladium. NEM&HCF faves Killswitch Engage will be playing a special 25th anniversary show and will headline the first night. Slaughter to Prevail will headline the second night. Continue reading


Cattle Decapitation and Carnifex Book the 2024 Chaos and Carnage Tour with Rivers of Nihil, Humanity’s Last Breath, The Zenith Passage, Vitriol, and Face Yourself


Catton Park, United kingdom, 14 Aug 2022, Cattle Decapitation performing on the Ronnie James Dio Stage at Bloodstock Open Air Festival Credit: Rich Price/Ghost Cult Magazine

The Chaos & Carnage tour 2024 has been announced featuring
Cattle Decapitation and Carnifex with special guests Rivers of Nihil, Humanity’s Last Breath, The Zenith Passage, Vitriol and Face Yourself! Tickets go on sale Friday January 12th at 10 AM local time!Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: The Zenith Passage – Datalysium


 

Having been seven years since the release of their stellar debut full-length album Solipsist (Unique Leader Records), it was sadly seeming to be the case that Technical Death Metaller’s The Zenith Passage were perhaps going to be lost to the annals of time. Therefore it is a given news of a follow-up on Metal Blade is very welcome news and perhaps a sign of bigger things to come from them and as evidenced on Datalysium, time appears to have been kind to them.

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New Music Friday Rock and Metal New Album Releases 7-21-23


Check out our preview of the new metal and rock releases coming out this week for New Music Friday 7-21-23!

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Warbringer, Fallujah, Enterprise Earth, The Zenith Passage, Vale Of Pnath, Striker And More Booked for Armstrong Metalfest 2023


 

British Columbia’s rocky mountains will be quivering this summer from the thunderous sounds of this year’s 2023 lineup for Armstrong MetalFest being held on July 14th and 15th in the Okanagan Valley at the Hassen Arena in Armstrong. The 2023 lineup features headliners Warbringer, Fallujah, Enterprise Earth, The Zenith Passage, Vale Of Pnath, Striker are among the 28 bands performing on the two-day extreme music festival. (full lineup listed below). Buy tickets at the links below and watch the festival trailer here!Continue reading


Allegaeon Announces Extraterrestrial Takeover Tour Featuring Special Guests The Zenith Passage


 

Allegaeon is pleased to announce the Extraterrestrial Takeover Tour featuring special guests The Zenith Passage on select dates. The journey kicks off on May 13th in Denver, Colorado, and runs through May 25th in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. This brief North American run of shows is punctuated by the band’s appearance at this year’s Modified Ghost Festival in Vancouver, British Columbia. The band continues to tour behind their 2022 album Damnum, out now via Metal Blade.

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Cryptopsy Reveals The 2017 Devastation On The Nation Tour Dates


As we told you last month, the 2017 “Devastation On The Nation” tour will feature Cryptopsy, Rivers of Nihil and Gloom, with Decrepit Birth, The Zenith Passage, The Kennedy Veil, Visceral Disgorge and Seeker appearing on select dates.Continue reading


The 2017 Devastation On The Nation Tour Will Feature Cryptopsy, Decrepit Birth, Rivers of Nihil And More


The 2015 “Devastation On The Nation” lineup featured Origin, Krisiun, Aeon, Alterbeast, Soreption and Ingested, and the 2017 lineup is somehow even heavier. Continue reading