MONSTER MAGNET New Song, Announce Tour with ROYAL THUNDER, ZODIAC

MONSTER MAGNET will be releasing their new album Last Patrol October 15 via Napalm Records. Dave Wyndorf and Phil Caivano produced Last Patrol, while Evil Joe Barresi mixed the album with additional production duties handled by Matt Hyde. The artwork was created by John Sumrow with consultation coming from Chris Ryall and designs by Ryan Clark for Invisible Creatures Inc. The album will be available as a Limited Edition Digipak which contains two bonus tracks, standard CD, 2LP and digital format. The album is available for pre-order on Amazon.

Today MONSTER MAGNET has teamed up with Crave Online for an exclusive premiere of a new track from Last Patrol.  Get a first listen to the song “Mindless Ones” HERE.

In support of Last Patrol, MONSTER MAGNETwill be embarking on a full-blown North American Tour!  Although the band has toured Europe relentlessly over the past decade, this is MONSTER MAGNET‘s first full North American tour in over 10 years!  The band is eager to hit the road in the states for the first time in what seems like forever. Prepare to hear MONSTER MAGNET classics and new cuts from Last Patrol for the first time live! Support will come from Royal Thunder and Zodiac. The tour is scheduled to kick off November 14 in Grand Rapids, MI and will run through December 14 in New York, NY.

Frontman and MONSTER MAGNET mastermind Dave Wyndorf checked in with his thoughts about Last Patrol:

Last Patrol is a return to our roots in terms of vibe and recording style. It’s full-on psychedelic space-rock with a 60’s garage feel, recorded almost exclusively with vintage guitars, amps and effects in our hometown of Red Bank, NJ. The songs are a kind of Space-Noir, tales of cosmic revenge, peaking libidos, alienation and epic strangeness. It’s a weird trip through the back alleys of a dark, retro-future, which not by coincidence very much resembles my own life. (laughs) The lyrics aren’t fantasy really, rather a recounting of my musings on, observations of and general emotional reaction to my life and environment during a 1 week writing period in February of 2013. But I tend to use the vernacular and imagery of science fiction and surrealism to express myself and that’s where these lyrics get trippy. There’s also our cover version of Donovan’s “Three Kingfishers” which I thought fit the mood of the album.”

Last Patrol was produced by Phil Caivano and myself with an effort to bring a home grown feel to the whole affair. We had been doing smaller projects out of Phil’s “Studio 13″ recording space and I really felt comfortable there so it was the natural choice on where to record the next full-scale Monster Magnet album. Phil and I grew up together and have a shared love of some very particular vintage music and styles. And everybody in the band played their asses off on this one.”

Check out a stream of the song “The Duke” HERE.

Tracklisting:

1)    I Live Behind the Clouds

2)    Last Patrol

3)    Three King Fishers

4)    Paradise

5)    Hallelujah

6)    Mindless Ones

7)    The Duke

8)    End of Time

9)    Stay Tuned

North American Tour:

11/14: Grand Rapids, MI @ Intersection

11/15: Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews

11/16: Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge

11/17: Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights

11/19: Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater

11/20: Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge

11/22: Seattle, WA @ Neumos

11/23: Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theater

11/24: Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater

11/26: San Francisco, CA @ The Independent

11/27: Los Angeles, CA @ House of Blues

11/29: Tempe, AZ @ Club Red

11/30: Albuquerque, NM @ Launch Pad

12/2: Austin, TX @ Red 7

12/3: Houston, TX @ Fitzgeralds

12/4: Dallas, TX @ Trees

12/6: Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade

12/7: Charlotte, NC @ Amos Southend

12/8: Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Sound Stage

12/10: Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace

12/12: Boston, MA @ Sinclair

12/13: West Chester, PA @ The Note

12/14: New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom

For More Info Visit:

http://www.zodiaclung.com

https://www.facebook.com/monstermagnet

http://www.napalmrecords.com

 

NEW YEARS DAY Premiere Video

Los Angeles, CA – After an intense summer on the Vans Warped Tour and the release of their sophomore album, VICTIM TO VILLAIN, NEW YEARS DAY have no plans of slowing down. The band is premiering the video for their single “Angel Eyes” featuring Chris Motionless from Motionless in White. Chris lends his vocals to the actual track and his acting skills in the video, co-starring with leading lady and New Years Day front-woman Ash Costello. The premiere can be seen now on the Revolver Magazine website.

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Check it out here: http://www.revolvermag.com/?p=51633

NEW YEARS DAY has been invited to join the OTEP tour starting next month in Fresno, CA. Ash and company can been seen on these dates and there will be more dates announced soon.

NEW YEARS DAY w/ OTEP:

9.20.13 Fresno,CA Strummer’s
9.21.13 Reno, NV Knitting Factory
9.22.13 San Francisco, CA DNA Lounge
9.24.13 Seattle, WA Studio Seven
9.25.13 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
9.27.13 Salt Lake City, UT Murray Theatre
9.28.13 Denver, CO Marquis Theatre
9.29.13 Colorado Springs, CO The Black Sheep
10.1.13 St Louis, IL Pop’s Nightclub
10.2.13 Joilet, IL Mojoes
10.3.13 Rockford, IL District Bar and Grill
10.4.13 Spring Lake Park, MN POV’s
10.5.13 Racine, WI Rt 20
10.6.13 Waterloo, IA Spicoli’s – Reverb Rock Garden
10.7.13 Des Moines, IA Wooly’s
10.9.13 South Bend, IN Cheers Pub
10.10.13 Dayton, OH McGuffy’s House of Rock
10.11.13 Cleveland, OH Peabody’s
10.15.13 Syracuse, NY Lost Horizon
10.16.17 Stanhope, NJ Stanhope House
10.17.13 New York, NY Marlin Room @ Webster Hall
10.18.13 Lancaster, PA Chameleon Club
10.20.13 White Marsh, MD House of Rock
10.21.13 Knoxville, TN The Blackstock
10.22.13 Louisville, KY Diamond Pub & Billiards
10.23.13 Fayetteville, NC The Drunk Horse Pub
10.24.13 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
10.25.13 Orlando, FL The Backbooth
10.26.13 St. Petersburg. FL The State Theatre
10.27.13 Jacksonville, FL Brewsters Megaplex
10.29.13 Pensacola, FL Vinyl Music Hall
10.31.13 Dallas, TX Trees
11.1.13 Houston, TX Scout Bar
11.2.13 San Antonia,TX Tequila Rock Room
11.3.13 Oklahoima City, OK The Chameleon Room
11.7.13 Phoenix, AZ Joe’s Grotto
11.9.13 West Hollywood, CA Whiskey a Go Go

NEW YEARS DAY online:

www.facebook.com/nydrock

www.twitter.com/NYDrock

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CHIMAIRA Announce Headlining Tour

 

CHIMAIRA announced the CROWN OF PHANTOMS tour surrounding their highly anticipated new LP of the same name. Dates will stretch coast to coast in the U.S. with support from THE BROWNING, THREAT SIGNAL and label-mates DARK SERMON.

CROWN OF PHANTOMS Available July 30!

1. The Machine
2. No Mercy
3. All That’s Left Is Blood
4. I Despise
5. Plastic Wonderland
6. The Transmigration
7. Crown Of Phantoms
8. Spineless
9. Kings Of The Shadow World
10. Wrapped In Violence
11. Love Soaked Death

CHIMAIRA will release Crown Of Phantoms on July 30. With critical accolades already starting to compile, this is set to be some of the band’s best material to date.

“Tracks like No Mercy, Plastic Wonderland and Spineless are absolute slayers that will surely impress longtime fans and newbies alike, and bring that classic I Hate Everyone flavor we’ve all grown to love” - REVOLVER MAGAZINE

The band posted a video that reveals album artwork, track listing and 30 second song clips from their new album. CHIMAIRA also made headlines by way of crowd-funding a fan version CD/DVD where they more than doubled their initial goal via IndieGoGo.

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RAMMING SPEED Post Studio Footage

Check out the first clip of behind-the-scenes studio footage from Boston grinders RAMMING SPEED, which features video of their drum-tracking session at GodCity Studio with Kurt Ballou (Skeletonwitch, Converge, Black Breath) below.Watch the Video

Having just finished touring alongside Goatwhore, 3 Inches of Blood and Revocation, RAMMING SPEED will hit the road once again tonight, this time with Valient Thorr and Gypsyhawk. Full details can be found below. Lauded as “one of the hardest-working bands in heavy metal” (Noisecreep), the band will also be hosting a series of shopping spree-style contests along the way at select record stores. Watch the over-the-top hilarious infomercial about the contests HERE for more details.

RAMMING SPEED’s Prosthetic debut Doomed To Destroy, Destined to Die — out June 25 — was described as an “aural feast” by Decibel, who described the band’s new music as “a pinch of D-beat, some grindcore and a little death metal.” Check out a lyric video for Grinding Dissent here, or stream the title track here. You can pre-order the album on a variety of options including CD, LP (including a mail-order exclusive clear haze/neon green variant) or cassette tape along with an exclusive t-shirt featuring the new album’s cover artwork at the Prosthetic web shop: http://www.indiemerch.com/prostheticrecords/band/ramming-speed

LIVE DATES:
6/12   Charlotte, NC – Tremont Music Hall %
6/13   Richmond, VA – Kingdom %
6/14   Baltimore, MD – Wind-up %
6/15   West Chester, PA – The Note %
6/16   Boston, MA – Great Scott %
6/17   New York, NY – The Studio at Webster Hall %
6/18   Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus %
6/19   Rochester, NY – Bug Jar %
6/20   Columbus, OH – Ace of Cups %
6/21   Detroit, MI – The Shelter %
6/22   Chicago, IL – Reggies %
6/24   Minneapolis, MN – 7th St Entry %
6/25   Kansas City, MO – Riot Room %
6/26   Tulsa, OK – Downtown Lounge %
6/27   Dallas, TX – Three Links %
6/28   Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s %
6/29   Austin, TX – Red 7 %
6/30   New Orleans, LA – Siberia %
7/1    Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall %
7/2    Gainesville, FL – High Dive %
7/3    Tampa, FL – The Orpheum %
7/4    Orlando, FL – Will’s Pub  %
7/5    Atlanta, GA – The Earl %
7/6    Raleigh, NC – King’s Barcade %
% with Valient Thorr & Gypsyhawk

EPHEL DUATH Finishing New Album

Next July, experimental metallers EPHEL DUATH will return to Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida. Together with producer Erik Rutan (Cannibal Corpse, Goathwhore, Hate Eternal) the band will complete the recording sessions for their new album started last February, and do the final mix. Alan Douches will master the songs at his West West Side Studios, NY.

EPHEL DUATH’s new album will once again feature the incredible Marco Minnemann (The Aristocrats, Kreator, Necorphagist) on drums, joined this time by his band mate Bryan Beller (The Aristocrats, Dethklok, Joe Satriani) on bass.

The recording line-up is as follow:

Davide Tiso – guitars
Karyn Crisis – vocals
Marco Minnemann – drums
Bryan Beller – bass

Featuring 8 new songs and reaching over 55 minutes of total length, EPHEL DUATH’s new album is a multilayered hybrid of death metal, jazz and post rock, blended together with a strong will to experiment and with no boundaries in sight.

“I wanted this album to be a strong statement,” comments Davide Tiso.

“And I believe we achieved that. Every time I put together a release for Ephel Duath, I deal with it as if it was our last. Would I be OK to let this album be the band’s last shout? Yes, I definitely would. I compose music to primarily please myself; doing it puts my mind in a very specific place, a spot where I feel fitting-in much, much better than in everyday life. Playing my guitar for Ephel Duath I get the peace and the release I need to keep myself going. I’m an avid metal listener but when I play for Ephel Duath I don’t feel the need to bring my music to fit any parameters, at the same time I don’t put any efforts whatsoever to sound different: I just let go and navigate.”

“Songs are coming out effortlessly and quicker the older I get, and I believe that with this new album I reached the highest level of intensity of my entire musical career,” continues Davide.

“Lyrically the new songs dig deep in higher self subject matters, combining brutally visual imagery with a painfully honest soul searching quest.”

Some of the new songs titles are: Tracing the Path of Blood, Feathers Under My Skin, When Mind Escapes Flesh.

EPHEL DUATH’s new album will come out in the fall of 2013 on Agonia Records, it will be available in digital, CD and vinyl version.

Follow the band at: www.facebook.com/EphelDuathOfficial

 

EXUMER Announces Only U.S. Appearance of 2013

German thrash veterans, EXUMER, confirmed a New York City show on September 21, 2013 at The Paper Box in Brooklyn, NY. This will be the only U.S. appearance in 2013 for EXUMER and the band‘s second visit to the United States. Main support will be Florida death metal act MALEVELONT CREATION.

Vocalist Mem V. Stein comments:

“We are beyond thrilled to be finally playing in NYC. We haven’t played on North American soils since the THRASHO DE MAYO festival in L.A., four years ago. New York is close to mine and our bassist’s hearts, since both of us live here and we have never brought the band to play in front our home crowd.”

 Thrash fans can catch a glimpse of what EXUMER’s live show is like in the band’s music video for Fire & Damnation on YouTube HERE.

EXUMER
09/21 Brooklyn, NY The Paper Box

http://www.exumer.de
http://www.metalblade.com/exumer

LAMB OF GOD Preparing For May/June Dates

With the exoneration of front man Randy Blythe from all charges in the Czech Republic, LAMB OF GOD announced a tour of secondary markets May 16 through June 20. The tour continues in support of the album Resolution. Support on all dates will be Decapitated with Terror appearing through June 10 and The Acacia Strain appearing on the remaining shows.

The band will also be hosting the Metal on the Mountain retreat July 15 through 19 at Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, New York. The weeklong event, which is limited to 170 fans, will feature activities aimed at musicians and non musicians alike. The curriculum, created by the band, will include guitar and drum clinics with Mark Morton, Willie Adler, and Chris Adler as well as group instruction, songwriting sessions and competitions, nightly jam sessions with the band and fans, band Q & A, the premiere of the LAMB OF GOD feature film scheduled for a fall theatrical release, and a full band concert the final night of the retreat.

Long time band album designer Ken Adams will discuss the creation of LAMB OF GOD album and t-shirt designs and band tour manager and sound man Brian Griffin will instruct fans on the art of mixing a live metal show. Non-musical activities will include motorcycle excursions with bassist John Campbell, a seminar on primitive fire building by Randy Blythe, and a casino night. Also, all of the fans will enjoy all of the amenities available at the Full Moon Resort. For more information on the Metal on the Mountain retreat, go to metalonthemountain.com.

Thu/May-16 Asheville, NC The Orange Peel
Fri/May-17 Chattanooga, TN Track 29
Sat/May-18 Nashville, TN Marathon Music Works
Sun/May-19 Columbus, OH Rock on the Range
Mon/May-20 Columbia, MO Blue Note
Tue/May-21 OFF
Wed/May-22 Boulder, CO Boulder Theater
Thu/May-23 Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue
Fri/May-24 Boise, ID Revolution Center
Sat/May-25 Reno, NV Knitting Factory
Sun/May-26 Ventura, CA Ventura Theater
Mon/May-27 OFF / Memorial Day
Tue/May-28 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theater
Wed/May-29 Anaheim, CA The Grove
Thu/May-30 OFF
Fri/May-31 Chico, CA Senator Theater
Sat/Jun-01 Portland, OR Roseland Ballroom
Sun/Jun-02 Kennewick, WA Toyota Ice Arena
Mon/Jun-03 Missoula, MT Wilma Theater
Tue/Jun-04 Billings, MT Shrine Auditorium
Wed/Jun-05 OFF
Thu/Jun-06 Fargo, ND The Venue
Fri/Jun-07 Madison, WI Orpheum Theater
Sat/Jun-08 Lincoln, NE Bourbon Theater
Sun/Jun-09 Wichita, KS The Cotillion
Mon/Jun-10 Tulsa, OK Cain’s Ballroom
Tue/Jun-11 OFF
Wed/Jun-12 Ft. Wayne, IN Pierre’s
Thu/Jun-13 Rochester, NY Water Street Music Hall
Fri/Jun-14 Atlantic City, NJ House of Blues
Sat/Jun-15 Montebello, QC Montebello Marina / D-Tox Fest
Sun/Jun-16 Portland, ME State Theater
Mon/Jun-17 OFF
Tue/Jun-18 Worcester, MA Palladium Ballroom
Wed/Jun-19 Baltimore, MD Rams Head
Thu/Jun-20 Norfolk, VA The Norva