AT THE GATES & VOIVOD Take It Old School: Split 7″ EP

Having just wrapped up some touring in Asia, Scandinavia as well as through Spain, Swedish melodic death metal pioneers AT THE GATES will soon be back on the road again in support of their much acclaimed comeback studio album and Century Media Records debut, At War With Reality. First up, AT THE GATES will embark on the Decibel Magazine Tour together with CONVERGE, PALLBEARER and label-mates VALLENFYRE across North America, starting March 27th.

See here for more details: http://www.decibelmagazinetour.com and also check out the tour-related cover feature for the current April issue of Decibel Magazine here: http://store.decibelmagazine.com/collections/back-issues/products/april-2015-126 and a tour trailer here: http://youtu.be/v_heON7K9pU

To coincide with the start of the tour, AT THE GATES will release a very special split 7″ EP together with label-mates VOIVOD on April 6th. The 7″ EP will feature the AT THE GATES bonus track “Language Of The Dead” from the At War With Reality sessions (previously unreleased on vinyl!), while VOIVOD contribute the new song “We Are Connected”. The EP is “Double A-Sided” (meaning, each band has their own, reversible front-cover side!) and comes with artwork created for both bands by VOIVOD’s Michel “Away” Langevin.

The 7″ EP will be available in the following limited worldwide editions:

–1,000x copies black vinyl

–500x copies white vinyl

–500x copies transparent red vinyl

The 7″ EP will be on sale during AT THE GATES’ North American tour, but is also available for pre-order from CM Distro as of now. Get it here before it’s too late:http://smarturl.it/ATGVVsplitCMD

AT THE GATES were recently awarded with both a Swedish Grammy (“Grammis”, category: Best Hard Rock / Metal album) as well as with the Swedish independent music award “Manifest” for At War With Reality. The album entered national sales charts upon release in several countries: Sweden: #3, Germany: #25, USA: #53, Finland: #15, Austria: #39. Switzerland: #51, UK: #132, UK Rock Charts: #13, Belgium (Flemish): #78, Belgium (Wallonia): #162, Greece: #38, France: #119 and Japan (Oricon International): #17.

Promotional video links for At War With Reality are below:

“Heroes And Tombs”: http://youtu.be/ctXRhv90Gz8

Within Germany: http://www.muzu.tv/at-the-gates/heroes-and-tombs-official-video-video/2320747/

“Death And The Labyrinth”: http://youtu.be/hzjshF0TFm8

Within Germany: http://www.muzu.tv/at-the-gates/death-and-the-labyrinth-official-video-video/2310520/

Various physical formats of At War With Reality can be ordered from CM Distro in North America here: http://www.cmdistro.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=at+the+gates

See below for all upcoming AT THE GATES tour dates, including some recently announced festivals (updates marked *):

AT THE GATES – live 2015

Mar. 27, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Mar. 28, 2015 – San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Mar. 29, 2015 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theater / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Mar. 30, 2015 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Mar. 31, 2015 – Seattle, WA – Showbox at the Market / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 2, 2015 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 3, 2015 – Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 4, 2015 – Lincoln, NE – Bourbon Street / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 5, 2015 – Minneapolis, MN – Mill City Nights / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 6, 2015 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 8, 2015 – Toronto, ON – The Phoenix / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 9, 2015 – Montreal, QC – Metropolis / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 10, 2015 – Boston, MA – Royale / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 11, 2015 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 12, 2015 – New York, NY – Webster Hall / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE

May 1, 2015 – Örebro (Sweden) – Ritz + TRIBULATION
May 2, 2015 – Sundsvall (Sweden) – Pipeline + TRIBULATION
May 22, 2015 – Warszawa (Poland) – Progresja
May 23, 2015 – Kraków (Poland) – Studio
May 29, 2015 – Cape Town (South Africa) – The Mercury Live
May 30, 2015 – Johannesburg (South Africa) – Carfax Club
Jun. 16, 2015 – Rome (Italy) – Ippodromo Capannelle + SLIPKNOT *

Jun. 19, 2015 – Copenhagen (Denmark) – Copenhell Festival

Jun. 20, 2015 – Dessel (Belgium) – Graspop Metal Meeting

Jun. 21, 2015 – Clisson (France) – Hellfest

Jul. 3, 2015 – Hassleholm (Sweden) – Siestafestivalen

Jul. 16, 2015 – Tokaj (Hungary) – Kingdom of Hegyalja Festival *

Jul. 18, 2015 – Syðrugøta, Faroe Islands – G! Festival

Jul. 31, 2015 – Wacken (Germany) – Wacken Open Air

Aug. 6, 2015 – Gävle (Sweden) – Getaway Rock Festival

Aug. 8, 2015 – Jaromer (Czech Republic) – Brutal Assault Festival
Aug. 15, 2015 – Cetatea Rasnov (Romania) – Rockstadt Extreme Fest

Sept. 4, 2015 – Bogotá (Colombia) – Teatro Metropol *

Sept. 18, 2015 – Gothenburg (Sweden) – Liseberg

Nov. 7, 2015 – Leeds (UK) – Damnation Festival *

AT THE GATES online:

Century Media Records: Website | Facebook | Youtube | Twitter | Myspace

MUTILATION RITES on the Road

PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Don’t miss out on your chance to see Brooklyn-based filthy blackened metallists’ MUTILATION RITES perform one of their harrowing, mind-altering live shows as they trek across the US this month including a stop at SXSW, with support from Mantar.

These #TWRradio artists are touring in support of their latest album “Harbinger.” They recently completed their first-ever European tour. Stay tuned for upcoming plans.

TOUR DATES

3/2 Pittsburgh, PA – Roboto Project
3/3 Cincinnati, OH – Last House on the Left
3/4 Chicago, IL – Cobra Lounge
3/5 Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock
3/6 Fargo, ND – The Aquarium
3/8 Seattle, WA – Highline ^
3/9 Portland, OR – Branx ^
3/10 Oakland, CA – Oakland Metro Operahouse ^
3/11 Los Angeles, CA – Los Globos ^
3/12 San Diego,CA – TBA ^
3/13 Phoenix, AZ – 51 West ^
3/15 El Paso, TX – The Sandbox ^
3/16 San Antonio, TX – The Korova ^
3/17-22 Austin, TX – SXSW
3/23 New Orleans, LA – Gasa Gasa ^

3/24 Tallahassee, FL – Pug’s Live ^
3/25 St. Petersburg, FL – Local 662 ^
3/26 Miami, FL – Churchill’s Pub ^
3/27 Orlando, FL – Hourglass Brewery ^
3/28 Asheville, NC – The Odditorium
3/29 Harrisonburg, VA – Crayola House
3/30 Washington, DC – The Pinch

4/3 Montreal, QB – Messe de Morts Festival

^ with Mantar

“Harbinger” — a follow up to MUTILATION RITES acclaimed underground debut “Empyrean” —  was released last summer via Prosthetic Records. Described as a “nightmarish merger between black, death, d-beat, and doom” (Pitchfork), the album was recorded by long-time friend and producer Kevin Bernsten (TRIAC) and mastered by James Plotkin (Pelican, Isis, SunnO))), Isis). Its eight tracks of “invigorating and nerve-wracking debauchery” (Dead Rhetoric) are perfectly accompanied visually by noted cover artist Valnoir (Psycroptic, Watain, The Black Dahlia Murder).

IN SOLITUDE European Tour Dates

Critically-acclaimed Swedish metal act, In Solitude, have announced a series of shows through out the summer. Shows will include appearances at Hellfest, Graspop, Metaldays, and more. The entire list of dates can be seen below. The band is touring in support of their latest album, “Sister,” and is looking forward to spreading darkness over Europe!

IN SOLITUDE
26/04/14 PT – Barroselas – SWR Barrolelas Festival
27/04/14 ES – Madrid – Copernico
28/04/14 ES – Barcelona – Razzamatazz 3
01/05/14 NO – Haugesund – Karmoygeddon Festival
23/05/14 SE – Kristianstad – Biljardkompaniet
24/05/14 SE – Örebro – Metallsvenskan
13/05/14 DE – Weismain – Legacy Open Air
20/06/14 FR – Clisson – Hellfest
21/06/14 NO – Halden – Tons Of Rock
28/06/14 BE – Dessel – Graspop
17/07/14 LT – Anyksciai – Devilstone Open Air
20/07/14 SI – Tolmin – Metaldays

In related news Metal Blade re-issued “The World. The Flesh. The Devil,” the predecessor of “Sister,”on vinyl. This vinyl re-issue comes in two different and strictly limited and numbered versions: clear/black marbled (250 pieces) and red/black marbled (250 pieces). Both versions include a poster with an image different to the originally added poster. Order your copies now at EMP at THIS location or through our ebay-store from THIS link.

Check out the video for “To Her Darkness” taken from “The World. The Flesh. The Devil” at https://www.youtube.com/user/InSolitudeofficial

http://www.metalblade.com/insolitude
https://www.facebook.com/insolitudeofficial

SHADOWSIDE Gathering New Album Ideas

Shadowside, one of the most important names of Brazilian heavy metal, is  preparing to end the fans’ anxiety. The band has recently declared they are  already working on ideas for a new album, follower of the successful Inner Monster Out.
After a successful European tour supporting Helloween and Gamma Ray and a  series of praised performances in Brazil, Brazilian band Shadowside is thinking  of the follower their most fruitful album to date, “Inner Monster Out”,  considered by Roadie Crew magazine one of the most important releases of  Brazilian heavy metal history.
The band has declared on several interviews that they are working on ideas  for their new album.
“We’ve been talking about this new material since the  Hellish Rock tour and renown producer Fredrik Nordström is already aware of our  intention of working with him again,” said guitarist Raphael Mattos.
Vocalist Dani Nolden highlighted the band’s growth.
“We’ve played a lot of shows, over 60  on this last tour, we’ve grown more mature and I believe we’ll come up with  something even better.”
Inner Monster Out was considered by the fans and specialized media as one  of the best records released in 2011/2012.
Some of the album’s achievements were:
– Winner of the 11th Independent Music Awards, one of the most important  awards of independent music, by popular voting on the category Best  Metal/Hardcore album. Past winners include Lacuna Coil and All that  Remains.
– 26th best selling album in Japan according to BURRN! magazine, appearing  in front of names such as Nightwish, Shinedown, Evanescence and Lamb of  God.
– 9th position on CMJ Top 40 Loud Rock charts. The album remained on the  top 15 for 6 weeks in a row and top 10 for 2 weeks in a row. CMJ is the primary  source for exclusive charts of non-commercial and college radio airplay.
 
Even with their minds on this new material, Shadowside doesn’t feel like  leaving the stages yet.
They are still booking dates for the second leg of the Brazilian tour and available for shows worldwide.
Concert promoters interested in booking the band should contact contato@furiamusic.com.br for shows in Latin America and info@b-musik-management.de for shows worldwide.
Links:

RAGNAROK to Tour with INCANTATION This November

Norwegian black metallers RAGNAROK will hit the road in Europe next month when they embark on a European tour supporting US death metal legends Incantation. Both bands are veterans of the metal scene and will be touring with their latest albums – RAGNAROK with their seventh-full length “Malediction”, released on Agonia Records, and Incantation with their ninth full-length “Vanquish in Vengeance” which came out on Listenable Records.

Billed as the Crusade of Vengeance Tour, routing for the sixteen-date tour is as follows:

08.11 – Aalborg Metal Fest, Aalborg, Denmark

09.11 – Turock, Essen, Germany
10.11 – Steinbruch Theatre, Darmstadt , Germany
11.11 – Viper Room, Vienna, Austria
12.11 – Klub Mir, Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic
13.11 – to be announced
14.11 – Gladhouse, Cottbus, Germany
15.11 – Festung, Bitterfeld, Germany
16.11 – U Bazyla, Poznan, Poland
17.11 – K17, Berlin, Germany
18.11 – Baroeg, Rotterdam, Netherlands
19.11 – to be announced
20.11 – Ferrailleur, Nantes, France
21.11 – Secret Place, Montpellier, France
22.11 – Cycle, Calenzano/Florence, Italy
23.11 – Colony, Brescia, Italy

With the band’s Twentieth Anniversary coming up next year, RAGNAROK was formed in 1994 by drummer Jontho and then-bassist Jerv. The band’s current lineup includes Jontho on drums, Hans Fyrst on vocals, DezeptiCunt on Bass and Bolverk on guitars. For this tour however, vocal duties will be taken on by Nattsol frontman Venomenon, filling in for Hans Fyrst who has unavoidable commitments outside of music during this time.

“Collectors of the King” official video can be seen at: http://youtu.be/PRzjdYqRzKY

Two premiere tracks off “Malediction” album can be streamed at: https://soundcloud.com/agoniarecords/ragnarok-blood-of-saints and https://soundcloud.com/agoniarecords/ragnarok-sword-of-damocles

Management: http://patriciathomasmanagement.com/

About RAGNAROK visit: http://www.ragnarokhorde.com and https://www.facebook.com/ragnarokofficial

 

WARBRINGER Announce European Tour with ICED EARTH, Album Pre-Order

In light of the upcoming release of the bands fourth studio album, IV: Empires Collapse, Los Angeles based WARBRINGER are now pleased to announce their return to Europe with Metal icons ICED EARTH and ELM STREET. This tour will follow their full U.S. tour with KREATOR and OVERKILL. Dates listed below.

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Check out the short online-commercial for IV: Empires Collapse

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1p8bkkiQ20&feature=youtu.be

Previously, a lyric video for the song “Hunter-Seeker” off the upcoming album was launched.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BfxYMI8L9Q

WARBRINGER‘s IV: Empires Collapse album can be pre-ordered from CM Distro in its different formats (Standard CD, limited Digipak CD+DVD, standard black LP including poster, limited colored LP including poster, Shirt but also as T-Shirt/CD bundles) here:  

http://smarturl.it/warbringer-CMD

**Note:  The Joint show is Warbringers CD release party in Los Angeles and is not part of the Kreator & Overkill Tour.   

KREATOR, OVERKILL & WARBRINGER – U.S. Tour 2014

10/19/2013 The Joint LA** Los Angeles CA
10/30/2013 Soundstage Baltimore MD
10/31/2013 The Trocadero Philadelphia PA
11/1/2013 The Palladium Worcester MA
11/2/2013 Club Soda Montreal QC
11/3/2013 Opera House Toronto ON
11/4/2013 Altar Bar Pittsburgh PA
11/5/2013 Al Rosa Villa Columbus OH
11/6/2013 Mojoes Joliet IL
11/7/2013 Granada Lawrence KS
11/8/2013 Gothic Theater Englewood CO
11/9/2013 In The Venue Salt Lake City UT
11/11/2013 Rickshaw Theater Vancouver BC
11/12/2013 El Corazon Seattle WA
11/13/2013 Hawthorne Theatre Portland OR
11/14/2013 Fillmore San Francisco CA
11/15/2013 The Grove Anaheim CA
11/16/2013 Marquee Theatre Tempe AZ
11/17/2013 Sunshine Theater Albuquerque NM
11/18/2013 Trees Dallas TX
11/19/2013 Backstage Live San Antonio TX
11/21/2013 Diamond Pub & Billiards Louisville KY
11/22/2013 Empire West Springfield VA
11/23/2013 Stage 48 New York City NY
11/24/2013 Stage 48 New York City NY

ICED EARTH, WARBRINGER, ELM STREET – European Tour 2014

Presented by Rock Hard, Guitar, Rocks & metal.de

09.01.2014 Saarbrücken (Germany) – Garage

10.01.2014 Hengelo (The Netherlands) – Metropol

11.01.2014 Antwerp (Belgium) – Trix

12.01.2014 Birmingham (England) – O2 Academy

13.01.2014 Dublin (Ireland) – Button Factory

14.01.2014 London (England) – O2 Academy Islington

15.01.2014 Paris (France) – Le Trabendo

17.01.2014 Madrid (Spain) – Sala Caracol

18.01.2014 Lisbon (Portugal) – Paradise Garage

19.01.2014 Valencia (Spain) – Rock City

20.01.2014 Barcelona (Spain) – Razzmatazz 2

22.01.2014 Pratteln (Switzerland) – Z7

23.01.2014 Romagnano (Italy) – Rock ‘n’ Roll Arena

24.01.2014 Ljubljana (Slovenia) – Kino Siska

25.01.2014 Zagreb (Croatia) – Pogon Jedinstvo

26.01.2014 Sarajevo (Bosnia) – Club Sloga

28.01.2014 Bucarest (Romania) – Silver Church

29.01.2014 Istanbul (Turkey) – Kucukciftlik Park

31.01.2014 Athens (Greece) – Gagarin 205

01.02.2014 Thessaloniki (Geece) – Principal Club

02.02.2014 Sofia (Bulgaria) – Mixtape 5

04.02.2014 Belgrade (Serbia) – Dom Omladine

05.02.2014 Budapest (Hungary) – Club 202

06.02.2014 Wien (Austria) – Szene

07.02.2014 Nürnberg (Germany) – Rockfabrik

08.02.2014 Zlin (Czech Republic) – Masters Of Rock

09.02.2014 München (Germany) – Backstage Werk

11.02.2014 Berlin (Germany) – Astra

12.02.2014 Köln (Germany) – Essigfabrik

13.02.2014 Bochum (Germany) – Zeche

14.02.2014 Osnabrück (Germany) – Rosenhof

15.02.2014 Hamburg (Germany) – Markthalle

16.02.2014 Copenhagen (Denmark) – Vega

18.02.2014 Gothenburg (Sweden) – Sticky Fingers

19.02.2014 Stockholm (Sweden) – Debaser Medis

*European Tour Ticket Hotline: Metaltix +49 (0) 4627 183838 – www.metaltix.com

IV: Empires Collapse was recorded with producer Steve Evetts (Sepultura, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicide Silence), mixed by Brett Eliason (Pearl Jam, Heart, BoySetsFire) and mastered by Alan Douches / West West Side Music (Cannibal Corpse, Hatebreed, Converge). The album’s cover artwork was designed by Adrienne Rozzi.

WARBRINGER online:

www.warbringermusic.com

www.facebook.com/Warbringermusic

www.twitter.com/warbringerband

www.youtube.com/WarbringerOfficial