THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Streaming Track From New Album

The Black Dahlia Murder’s sixth full-length album, Everblack, will be released worldwide in June 2013. The album art for Everblack was painted by renowned artist Nick Keller and recording was completed at Audiohammer Studios (lead guitars and vocals), Rustbelt Studios (drums), and Regal Fecal (guitar and bass). Mixing was handled by Jason Suecof and Ryan Williams, mastering was completed by Alan Douches at West Westside. Trevor Strnad’s horror-inspired lyrics persist on Everblack, beginning with In Hell is Where She Waits for Me, a reference to the murder from which the band took for their moniker.

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER announce Everblack; first track streaming now

Vocalist Trevor Strnad elaborates on the lyrical concepts:

“The opening track is the first actual song we’ve done about the Black Dahlia. This one is for the fans, they’ve been asking for this to happen for a long time. The story takes place at the Elizabeth Short’s rain drenched funeral, where her killer in attendance… just one of the many macabre tales woven into the fabric of Everblack. Subterranean flesh-farming vampires, vine rape, Jeffery Dahmer, amputation… it’s all here! With this sixth slab of sickness I tried my best to honor the band’s legacy and write lyrics that will keep the legions of horror fiends perspiring with fear.”

The debut single, Into the Everblack, is streaming now on metalblade.com/bdm. To request THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER on The Welding Room, send Death Threats/Complaints to TheWeldingRoom@gmail.com.

Also available at metalblade.com/bdm are a variety of limited edition pre-order bundles. Fans can grab Everblack on a triple gatefold double LP with purple/white marbled vinyl, along with “crime scene bundles.” An evidence pack, which includes toe tags, deceased band member photos, spent shotgun shells, and more can be viewed now. These bundles are extremely limited and expected to sell out quickly.

Everblack will be released on June 11 in North America and on June 7/10 in Europe. THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER will be touring in support of Everblack all summer long as part of the Van’s Warped Tour. Dates can be seen below, as well as on facebook.com/theblackdahliamurderofficial.

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER
w/ Vans Warped Tour
06/15 Auburn, WA White River Amphitheatre
06/16 Portland, OR Portland Expo Center Parking Lot
06/19 Chula Vista, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
06/20 Pomona, CA Pomona Fairplex
06/21 Pomona, CA Pomona Fairplex
06/22 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
06/23 Ventura, CA Ventura County Fairground At Seaside Park
06/26 Las Cruces, NM NMSU Practice Field
06/27 Mesa, AZ Quail Run Park
06/28 Las Vegas, NV Silverton Casino Parking Lot
06/29 Salt Lake City, UT Utah State Fairpark
06/30 Denver, CO Sports Authority Field at Mile High
07/03 Noblesville, IN Klipsch Music Center
07/05 Toronto, ON The Flats At Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
07/06 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
07/07 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
07/09 Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live At Virginia Beach
07/10 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
07/11 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center
07/12 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
07/13 Uniondale, NY Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
07/14 Hartford, CT The Comcast Theatre
07/16 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion
07/17 Burgettstown, PA First Niagara Pavilion
07/18 Cuyahoga Falls, OH Blossom Music Center
07/19 Auburn Hills, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills
07/20 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
07/21 Shakopee, MN Canterbury Park
07/23 Kansas City, KS Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
07/24 Maryland Heights, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
07/25 Atlanta, GA Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood
07/26 St. Petersburg, FL Vinoy Park
07/27 West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre
07/28 Orlando, FL Venue TBA
07/29 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
07/30 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
07/31 Milwaukee, WI Marcus Amphitheatre
08/02 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
08/03 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
08/04 Houston, TX Reliant Center Parking Lot

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AOSOTH Premiere Video For New Song

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French sowers of distinctive Black Metal, AOSOTH, premiered a video for Ritual Marks Of Penitence – the closing track off the new album entitled IV: Arrow In Heart. The video, directed by Matthieu Spinazzola and David Fitt, can be viewed at You Tube, below.

The AOSOTH track, Temple Of Knowledge made its debut on The Welding Room to open the March 18 (episode 105) just prior to the program jumping into a four-hour, Tuesday drive time slot on WRDR-DB. To hear any song from IV: Arrow In Heart on The Welding Room, send your Death Threats/Complaints to TheWeldingRoom@gmail.com.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=me6jwsEPKXc

First revealed song off IV: Arrow In Heart, can be streamed here: http://youtu.be/WFTvx9ZPpJc

AOSOTH will be also re-releasing their albums, II and III – both for the first time on black vinyl – along with the 4th album in their career on April 16 worldwide via Agonia Records.

IV: Arrow In Heart is a natural improvement over bands previews release, entitled III, which already was ‘a major step forward for Aosoth in creating their own distinct sound” – Sputnik Music

The new release holds yet a bigger spiritual meaning, the band comments: “We’ve spent such a huge amount of time on defining a darker identity, yet open to a wider range of influences. Those tracks still haunt us, as delivering them was a painful and excruciating experience, and left some of us even physically wounded… Which gives that album even more of a spiritual value, as it involved a form of sacrifice.”

Furthermore, AOSOTH members add: “This fourth full-length release is without a doubt a great step forward for us in term of music writing, and sound.”

Tracklist:

1. An Arrow in Heart
2. One With The Prince With A Thousand Enemies
3. Temple of Knowledge
4. Under The Nails and Fingertips
5. Broken Dialogue 1
5. Broken Dialogue 2
6. Ritual Marks of Penitence

Upcoming shows:
May 9: La Boule Noire (Paris, France)
May 10: Ubu (Rennes, France)
May 25: Maryland Death Fest (USA)
November 17/18: Black Flames of Blasphemy (Helsinki, Finland)

More on AOSOTH: https://www.facebook.com/aosoth

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Scion A/V Releases Free Split EP Featuring EARTHLESS and WHITE HILLS

Scion A/V, the creative enterprise of Scion devoted to the discovery, nurture, funding and distribution of compelling music and arts programming released a special two track, 20 minute EP featuring the heavy sounds of San Diego cosmonauts EARTHLESS and Brooklyn astral rockers WHITE HILLS. Recorded in November, 2012 at the world famous Roxy in Hollywood as part of the Scion-presented Roadburn Records label showcase (that also featured Enslaved and Astra), the free EP features EARTHLESS performing the stargazing track Red and WHITE HILLS delivering the boundless cut Under Skin Or By Name. The EP is available as a free download now at ScionAV.com.

“Roadburn is an influential rock festival that is well respected internationally,” comments Jeri Yoshizu, manager of sales promotion for Scion. “We love what they do and wanted to be the first to bring Roadburn to the U.S.”

EARTHLESS was formed in 1991 by Mario Rubalcaba, Isaiah Mitchell and Mike Eginton with the desire to create music incorporating a wide array of influences ranging from diverse bands (from Flower Travelin’ Band, Jimi Hendrix and Hawkwind to The Birthday Party, Can and Rory Gallagher, to name a few) re-imagined and born to stand on its own. Described by Rubalcaba as a “heavy, loud, sonic mind melt,” the music of EARTHLESS features epic instrumental passages that have solidified the California trio as one of the must-see heavy psych rock bands on the planet today.

WHITE HILLS is guitarist Dave W., bassist Ego Sensation and drummer Nick Name. The New York group twists beauteous, brain-tenderizing riffs into tight spirals of sound that succeed through sheer momentum. Paying just as close attention to the quiet moments as the raging ones, WHITE HILLS’ songs are a push-pull between churning and floating, abandon and control. The end result is invigorating deep space rock that’s built to be performed (and experienced) live.

EARTHLESS/WHITE HILLS split EP track listing:

1.) EARTHLESS Red (12:31)
2.) WHITE HILLS Under Skin Or By Name (7:38)

Check out all of the exclusive new premieres from Scion A/V and Roadburn Records:

– The Obelisk: Scion A/V chats with Roadburn Records (see HERE).

Guitar World: ENSLAVED Guitarists Discuss the Evolution of Their Black Metal Band (see HERE).

– AOL Noisecreep: EARTHLESS: San Diego Psychedelic Masters Return (EARTHLESS Video Premiere + Free Song Exclusive)

Brooklyn Vegan: White Hills and Earthless share split Live EP (WHITE HILLS Video Premiere + Free Song Exclusive)
About Scion A/V:

Scion A/V is a creative enterprise of Scion devoted to the discovery, nurture, funding and distribution of compelling music and arts programming. Scion A/V has created and championed projects for over 100 underground musical artists, supported tours and special events, created film documentaries, curated art installations, and produced a collection of ‘zines. In addition, Scion A/V executes the annual Scion Music(less) Music Conference and operates 17 broadband radio stations via Scion Streaming Radio. For more information, visit ScionAV.com.

 

SEPTICFLESH Confirmed For 2014 ‘70,000 TONS OF METAL’ CRUISE

Greek symphonic metal quartet SEPTICFLESH are confirmed to appear on next year’s 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise, which departs from Miami on Jan. 27, 2014 and will sail to an as-yet-undetermined location in the Caribbean before returning to shore four days later. Along with SEPTICFLESH, the first set of announced bands includes Symphony X, Death Angel, Soilwork, Dark Tranquility and Overkill; many more will be announced in the coming months. Tickets for the cruise go on sale on Monday (April 8) at 5 p.m. EST. For more information on the cruise, please visit 70000Tons.com.

SEPTICFLESH signed with Prosthetic in 2012, and soon after, headlined the first “Conquerers of the World” tour across North America with Krisiun, Melechesh, Ex Deo and Inquisition. The band will begin recording their Prosthetic debut later this year; they will also headline a three-week European tour (which features Fleshgod Apocalypse as direct support) next month. For tour dates and more information on the band, please visit their Facebook (www.facebook.com/septicfleshband) or website (www.septicflesh.com).

WHITECHAPEL Members Launch YouTube Channels

WHITECHAPEL guitarist Alex Wade just launched his official youtube channel. Fans can subscribe now at youtube.com/AlexWadeOfficial. The first video is a performance demonstration of WHITECHAPEL’s Vicer Exciser from their upcoming re-issue of The Somatic Defilement. The re-issues was completely re-mixed by Audiohammer’s Mark Lewis and re-mastered by Alan Douches at West Westside.

Alex Wade comments on the new channel: “For a while, I have taken to videography as a second hobby to guitar playing. Creating this YouTube channel just combines my two favorite hobbies and allows me to connect more personally with our fan base, so it just seems like a natural thing for me to do. I will be posting song play throughs of Whitechapel (and non Whitechapel) songs, gear demos, FAQs, tutorials, tour videos, and a lot more.”

WHITECHAPEL fans can also subscribe to vocalist Phil Bozeman’s channel, which focuses on gaming, as well as responses to questions from fans. Subscribe at youtube.com/phillybo1985. The official channel for the band can be found at youtube.com/whitechapeltv.

An expanded band lineup and festival experience has been announced for the third annual Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville, April 27 and 28, 2013 at Jacksonville’s scenic Metropolitan Park along the beautiful St. Johns River.

The region’s biggest rock event will feature headlining performances from Alice In Chains as well as Jacksonville legends Lynyrd Skynyrd and Shinedown. Additions to the festival’s lineup include Saliva (Sunday, April 28) and Whitechapel (Saturday, April 27). For tickets and info, visit welcometorockvillefestival.com.

The Somatic Defilement is available for pre-order now at metalblade.com/whitechapel. A trailer for The Don’t Pray For Us Tour is available on-line HERE.

WHITECHAPEL
w/ Asking Alexandria, Motionless In White, Chimaira, I Killed The Prom Queen
04/19 Wichita, KS The Cotilion
04/20 Dallas, TX The Palladium
04/22 Houston, TX Fitzgerald’s Upstairs *
04/23 New Orleans, LA House of Blues
04/25 Tallahassee, FL The Moon
04/26 Chattanooga, TN Track 29
04/27 Jacksonville, FL Welcome To Rockville ’13
04/28 Tampa, FL The Ritz
04/30 Birmingham, AL Bessemer Civic Center
05/01 Norfolk, VA The Norva
05/03 Pittsburgh, PA Ice Garden Arena
05/05 Richmond, VA The National
05/07 Long Island, NY The Paramount
05/08 Stroudsburg, PA Sherman Theatre
05/09 Cleveland, OH Peabody’s *
05/10 Toledo, OH Rocket Bar *
05/11 Milwaukee, WI The Rave
05/12 Minneapolis, MN Epic
05/13 Iowa City, IA Blue Moose Tap Lounge * w/ Motionless In White
05/14 Omaha, NE Sokol Auditorium
05/15 Kansas City, MO Granada Theater
05/16 St Louis, MO Firebird * w/ Motionless In White
05/17 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection
* w/ I Killed The Prom Queen only

http://www.whitechapelband.com
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The Artery Foundation Announces SXSW Showdown

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(Sacramento, California) – The Artery Foundation announced their 2013 SXSW party, SXSW Showdown 2013, slated for Friday, March 15 at 6:30pm at The House Of Blues Annex featuring Motionless In White, Chelsea Grin, Attila, Woe Is Me, Jonny Craig, and many more.

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Show Details:

3/15/13 – 6:30pm @ The House Of Blues Annex, On The Corner Of 6th & Red River

Sponsors:

Peter Says Denim
Monster Energy
Indiegogo
Live Nation
Blue Microphones
Gpen
Hellcat Design Group
Merchnow

Lineup:

Motionless In White
Chelsea Grin
Attila
Woe Is Me
Jonny Craig
Upon This Dawning
Adestria
Buried In Verona
Myka Relocate
Horseneck
Mantis

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Line Outside the 2012 Artery Foundation SXSW Showdown

Visit:
http://www.thearteryfoundation.com

 

TOMBSTONE HIGHWAY Premiere New Single

Italy’s Southern/Hard Rock act TOMBSTONE HIGHWAY premièred Acid Overlord, the second song off their debut album Ruralizer, coming out March 12 in Europe and April 16 in North America on Agonia Records.

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Music of TOMBSTONE HIGHWAY is a classic blend of feisty Stoner/Southern Rock and Doom Metal, with catchy guitar solos and old-school heavy metal parts that may remind of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Corrosion Of Conformity, Pride and Glory, Down, Black Sabbath, or even ZZ Top. Apart from Hard Rock instruments, the band also uses a banjo and Hammond organs.

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The album features guest appearances by electric guitar virtuoso Mario Percudani (HungryHeart, Mitch Malloy), Hammond maestro Paolo “Apollo” Negri (Wicked Minds, Black Widow, Hasselvander) and Razor SK (Forgotten Tomb).

“Absolutely cool! Good old swamp infested blues metal!” – Joe Hasselvander (ex-Pentagream/The Hounds Of Hasselvander)

Ruralizer was recorded, mixed and mastered by Daniele Mandelli  at Elfo Studios. The album consists of 8 original songs and a cover of Mountain’s Mississippi Queen with a playing time of almost 50 minutes. It will be available on Digipack CD and digital download.

TOMBSTOMB HIGHWAY commented:

“We’re very proud of how the album came out and we strongly believe it’s the perfect way to begin our legacy. People into heavy, ballsy southern-tinged Hard Rock should take note!”

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Tracklist:

1. Old Blood

2. Acid Overlord

3. Graveyard Blues

4. Hellfire Rodeo

5. Ruralizer

6. Bite The Dust (and bleed)

7. At The Bitter End

8. Mississippi Queen*

9. Hangman’s Friend

Click here to pre-order through AGONIA RECORDS 

Previously released track available by clicking on image below


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