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SCAR THE MARTYR Stream New Single

Scar the Martyr’s “Blood Host,” the first song from their self-titled debut due out October 1, is streaming now exclusively on RevolverMag.com! The band features Joey Jordison (Slipknot) on drums, Kris Norris (Darkest Hour) and Jed Simon (Strapping Young Lad, Tenet) on guitars, Kyle Konkiel on bass, and Henry Derek on vocals.

Scar the Martyr will embark on their first US tour in one week, with Danzig and Huntress; dates and ticket links are below!

08/09/2013 Sound Academy Toronto, ON
08/10/2013 The Studio At Webster Hall New York, NY
08/13/2013 Sands Bethlehem Event Center Bethlehem, PA
08/14/2013 Newport Music Hall Columbus, OH
08/16/2013 Congress Theatre Chicago, IL
08/17/2013 Myth Maplewood, MN
08/18/2013 Bourbon Theater Lincoln, NE
08/20/2013 The Great Salt Air Magna, UT
08/21/2013 Revolution Center Boise, ID
08/22/2013 Roseland Theater Portland, OR
08/24/2013 Flames Central Calgary, AB
08/25/2013 Union Hall Edmonton, CA
08/27/2013 Commodore Ballroom Vancouver, AB
08/28/2013 Showbox SoDo Seattle, WA
08/30/2013 Gibson Amphitheatre @ Universal City Walk Universal City, CA
08/31/2013 Marquee Theatre Tempe, AZ

Additional SCALE THE SUMMIT Tour Dates Announced

Do you want to hear SCALE THE SUMMIT on The Welding Room? Voice your death threats/complaints here now or call in live during showtime

SCALE THE SUMMIT will support the release of their highly anticipated new album The Migration (out June 11) by touring North America with Intronaut this summer. Additionally, the band announced a series of headlining dates, which can be found listed below.

The Migration, the fourth album from the Texas-based progressive instrumentalists, was recorded with Jamie King (BTBAM, For Today, He is Legend) at Basement Studio in North Carolina. A six-minute video teaser featuring samples from each of the album’s 10 tracks is currently available now on YouTube. Additionally, you can listen to the single, Odyssey below:

Like what you hear? Get an immediate download of Odyssey when you pre-order the upcoming album on either iTunes or Bandcamp. You can also get the song when you purchase any pre-order package from the PROSTHETIC web store where you can find bundles including an exclusive limited-edition mail-order version of The Migration on clear vinyl with a blue haze!

Catch SCALE THE SUMMIT live below:
5/31 Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep
6/02 Caldwell, ID – The Venue
6/03 Richland, WA – Ray’s Golden Lion
6/04 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater #
6/05 Seattle, WA – Highline*
6/06 Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theater*
6/07 Calgary, AB – Calgary Metalfest*
6/08 Edmonton, AB – Pawn Shop*
6/10 Winnipeg, MB – Osborne Village Inn*
6/11 St. Paul, MN – Station 4
6/12 Chicago, IL – Double Door*
6/13 Cleveland, OH – Now That’s Class*
6/14 Rochester, NY – Bug Jar*
6/15 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus*
6/16 Syracuse, NY – The Lost Horizon*
6/17 Montreal, QC – Il Motore*
6/18 Toronto, ON – Wreck Room*
6/19 West Chester, PA – The Note*
6/20 Boston, MA – Great Scott*
6/21 Baltimore, MD – Metro*
6/22 Charlotte, NC – Tremont Music Hall*
6/23 Nashville, TN – The End*
6/24 Atlanta, GA – Drunken Unicorn*
6/25 Orlando, FL – The Social*
6/26 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum*
6/27 Metairie, LA – Cypress*
6/28 Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s*
6/29 Austin, TX – Red 7*
6/30 Dallas, TX – Club Dada*
7/01 Lubbock, TX – Jake’s Sports Cafe**
7/02 Santa Fe, NM – Warehouse 21**
7/03 Denver, CO – Marquis Theater**
7/05 San Francisco, CA – Slim’s**
7/06 Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy**
7/07 San Diego, CA – Soda Bar (w/ Castle)
7/08 Tempe, AZ – Yucca Tap Room
# with Intronaut
* with Intronaut & Mouth of the Architect
** with Intronaut & Castle

 

WACKEN METAL BATTLE CANADA Continues

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WACKEN METAL BATTLE CANADA – Winners: Round 1 Toronto Qualifying – Fragile Existence and Eternal Eclipse

Wacken Metal Battle Canada is proud to announce that Fragile Existence and Eclipse Eternal moved forward from their qualifying round and will be performing in the Toronto semi finals taking place on May 31 (Hard Luck Bar) and June 7 (Rivoli).

The second Toronto qualifying round will be taking place on Sunday, May 5 at The Rivoli with Crimson Shadows, Adrenechrome, Dreamers, Pyramid Theorem and round 1 of qualifying in Montreal begins on Thursday, May 9 at Katcombes with Dissension, Bookakee, Warcall, Virulys.

About: The world’s most prestigious metal festivalWacken Open Air, known for its elite line up of the globe’s best metal bands is bringing the largest metal contest on the planet Wacken Metal Battle to Canada. Recruiting 39 independent Canadian bands after hundreds of submissions to compete, Wacken Metal Battle Canada will select one true champion to represent the nation with highest honour at this summer’s 2013 edition of Wacken Open Air Festival in Wacken, Germany.

Being held in Toronto, ON and Montreal, QC during the months of May and June, Canadian metal bands from across the country will challenge one another to join a list of Canadian heavyweights such as Voivod, Exciter, Razor, Annihilator, Anvil, Kataklysm, Cryptopsy, 3 Inches of Bloods, Despised Icon and Danko Jones who have performed at the festival in years past.

The Wacken Metal Battle Canada line up for the qualifying rounds in Toronto & Montreal is as follows and will be judged by a panel of local music industry representatives.

A free download compilation of competing bands is available at the following link – Wacken Metal Battle Canada Compilation Vol. 1 – http://wackenmetalbattlecanada.bandcamp.com/

For more info on Metal Battle Canada, please visit these links:

Official Website: http://www.metalbattle.ca

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MetalBattleCanada

Twitter: @MetalBattleCAN

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/WackenMetalBattleCAN

WACKEN METAL BATTLE w/ Eclipse Eternal, Deathmarch, Fragile Existence, Vernon Howell

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Winners Move to Toronto Semi-Finals

Fragile Existence

Website: http://www.facebook.com/FragileExistence/
Video: http://youtu.be/V5ghdt_whbM

Eclipse Eternal

Website: https://www.facebook.com/EclipseEternal
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OyDOOr5rzc

WACKEN METAL BATTLE w/ Crimson Shadows, Adrenechrome, Dreamers, Pyramid Theorem

Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 8:00pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/145113242334068/

WACKEN METAL BATTLE CANADA – Montreal – ROUND 1 w/ Dissension, Bookakee, Warcall, Virulys

Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 8:30pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/269499079852535/

WACKEN METAL BATTLE w/ Warmachine, Mastery, The Unborn Dead, Cecile Monique, Laugh At The Fakes

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 8:00pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/636121479737458/

WACKEN METAL BATTLE CANADA – Montreal – ROUND 2 w/ Trainwreck Architect, Venomenon, Demise of The Crown, Fallstaf

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 8:30pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/349373411841013/

WACKEN METAL BATTLE w/ Nephelium, Spewgore, Empyrean Plague, Answer With Metal, Vesperia

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 8:00pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/504838809551210/

WACKEN METAL BATTLE CANADA – Montreal – ROUND 3 w/ Through Death, Crosstituition, Murtenscythe, Powered By Death

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 8:30pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/398000663640115/

WACKEN METAL BATTLE w/ Panzerfaust, Embracing Soul, This Is Death Valley, Slyde, Cryptik Howling

Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 8:00pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/454483377961413/

WACKEN METAL BATTLE CANADA – Montreal – ROUND 4 w/ Valfreya, Sanguine Glacialis, Karkaos, Hollow

Friday, May 31, 2013 at 8:30pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/311701678957238/

Semi-Finals – Toronto

Friday, May 31 – Hard Luck – Toronto, ON
Friday, June 7 – Rivoli – Toronto, ON

Semi-Finals – Montreal

Friday, June 7 – Katacombes – Montreal, QC*

* 2 MONTREAL BANDS MOVE TO FINALS

https://www.facebook.com/events/118342098362837/

Finals – Wacken Metal Battle Canada

Saturday, June 22 – Opera House, Toronto, ON

Sponsors/Media partners:

Absolute Underground – https://www.facebook.com/groups/10034445807/
Scene Magazine – http://www.thescenemagazine.ca/
Bravewords – http://www.bravewords.com/
Chronic Aggression – https://www.facebook.com/ChronicAggressionRadio
Dungeonworks – https://www.facebook.com/dungeonworksprods
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New SCALE THE SUMMIT Single Available Now

Odyssey, the new single from progressive instrumentalists SCALE THE SUMMIT, is available now on iTunes and Bandcamp, in addition to streaming on YouTube. The song — the opening track of the band’s new album, The Migration, due out June 11 — will also be made available immediately to anyone who pre-orders the album digitally. Customers who pre-order CDs, LPs and merch bundles from the Prosthetic webshop, meanwhile, will receive a download code as soon as possible after relaying their order confirmation numbers; more details are available here.

New album The Migration available for pre-order at prostheticrecords.com/scalethesummit

The Migration will be released June 11 on digital download, CD (the booklet for which folds out into a large poster featuring extended artwork by cover illustrator Duncan Storr) and 180-gram LP. The LP — available on clear vinyl or a limited-edition, mail-order exclusive clear vinyl with blue haze — includes a download card and a gatefold poster also featuring album artwork.

Recorded at North Carolina’s Basement Studios with Jamie King (BTBAM, He Is Legend, For Today), The Migration is the follow-up to 2011′s The Collective, dubbed “essential prog” by Guitar World and supported by tours alongside the likes of Periphery, Cynic, Fair To Midland, The Contortionist, The Human Abstract, Protest The Hero and Trioscapes. SCALE THE SUMMIT will kick off The Migration touring cycle this summer, when they hit the road with Intronaut; full dates can be found below.

SCALE THE SUMMIT live dates:
5/31 Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep
6/04 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater #
6/05 Seattle, WA – Highline*
6/06 Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theater*
6/07 Calgary, AB – Calgary Metalfest*
6/08 Edmonton, AB – Pawn Shop*
6/10 Winnipeg, MB – Osborne Village Inn*
6/12 Chicago, IL – Double Door*
6/13 Cleveland, OH – Now That’s Class*
6/14 Rochester, NY – Bug Jar*
6/15 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus*
6/16 Syracuse, NY – Lost Horizon*
6/17 Montreal, QC – Il Motore*
6/18 Toronto, ON – Wreck Room*
6/19 West Chester, PA – The Note*
6/20 Boston, MA – Great Scott*
6/21 Baltimore, MD – Metro*
6/22 Charlotte, NC – Tremont Music Hall*
6/23 Nashville, TN – The End*
6/24 Atlanta, GA – Drunken Unicorn*
6/25 Orlando, FL – The Social*
6/26 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum*
6/28 Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s*
6/29 Austin, TX – Red 7*
6/30 Dallas, TX – Club Dada*
7/01 Lubbock, TX – Jake’s Sports Cafe**
7/02 Santa Fe, NM – Warehouse 21**
7/03 Denver, CO – Marquis Theater**
7/05 San Francisco, CA – Slim’s**
7/06 Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy**
7/07 San Diego, CA – Soda Bar %
# with Intronaut
* with Intronaut, Mouth of the Architect
** with Intronaut, Castle
% with Castle

 

SCALE THE SUMMIT Host Jackson Guitar Giveaway & More

Progressive instrumentalists SCALE THE SUMMIT are hosting a raffle sponsored by JACKSON GUITARS, EMG PICKUPS, and ERNIE BALL STRINGS! You can purchase a $1 ticket directly from www.scalethesummitstore.com to be entered in the drawing for the grand prize of a brand new Jackson SLAT-7 guitar; a first-place prize consisting of a set of EMG pickups; a second-place prize of 12 packs of Ernie Ball strings; and a third-place prize of three SCALE THE SUMMIT t-shirts. A video drawing announcing the winners will be posted on the band’s YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/scalethesummit) on May 9.

SCALE THE SUMMIT’s new album, The Migration, will be released in North America on June 11, shortly after the start of their summer tour with Intronaut. You can watch a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the album, tracked at North Carolina’s Basement Studios with Jamie King (BTBAM, He Is Legend, For Today), below. Make sure to stay tuned to the band’s YouTube page for more exclusive content and new music in the coming weeks.

Watch the Video

Catch the SCALE THE SUMMIT live:
5/31 Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep
6/04 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater #
6/05 Seattle, WA – Highline*
6/06 Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theater*
6/07 Calgary, AB – Calgary Metalfest*
6/08 Edmonton, AB – Pawn Shop*
6/10 Winnipeg, MB – Osborne Village Inn*
6/11 St. Paul, MN – Station 4*
6/12 Chicago, IL – Double Door*
6/13 Cleveland, OH – Now That’s Class*
6/14 Rochester, NY – Bug Jar*
6/15 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus*
6/16 Syracuse, NY – Lost Horizon*
6/17 Montreal, QC – Il Motore*
6/18 Toronto, ON – Wreck Room*
6/19 West Chester, PA – The Note*
6/20 Boston, MA – Great Scott*
6/21 Baltimore, MD – Metro*
6/22 Charlotte, NC – Tremont Music Hall*
6/23 Nashville, TN – The End*
6/24 Atlanta, GA – Drunken Unicorn*
6/25 Orlando, FL – The Social*
6/26 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum*
6/28 Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s*
6/29 Austin, TX – Red 7*
6/30 Dallas, TX – Club Dada*
7/01 Lubbock, TX – Jake’s**
7/02 Santa Fe, NM – Warehouse 21**
7/03 Denver, CO – Marquis Theater**
7/05 San Francisco, CA – Slim’s**
7/06 Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy**
# with Intronaut
* with Intronaut, Mouth of the Architect
** with Intronaut, Castle

 

INTRONAUT Album Out Now, Tour Dates Announced

INTRONAUT released their new album, Habitual Levitations (Instilling Words With Tones), last week. The band also announced a headlining tour, beginning this June. The full list of dates can be seen below.

INTRONAUT
SCALE THE SUMMIT
MOUTH OF THE ARCHITECT (dates with *)
CASTLE (dates with **)

6/4 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
6/5 Seattle, WA @ Highline*
6/6 Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theater*
6/7 Calgary, AB @ Calgary Metalfest*
6/8 Edmonton, AB @ Pawn Shop*
6/10 Winnipeg, MB @ Osborne Village Inn*
6/11 St. Paul, MN @ Station-4*
6/12 Chicago, IL @ Double Door*
6/13 Cleveland, OH @ Now That’s Class*
6/14 Rochester, NY @ Bug Jar*
6/15 Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus*
6/16 Syracuse, NY @ Lost Horizon*
6/17 Montreal, QC @ Il Motore*
6/18 Toronto, ON @ Wreck Room*
6/19 West Chester, PA @ The Note*
6/20 Boston, MA @ Great Scott*
6/21 Baltimore, MD @ Metro*
6/22 Charlotte, NC @ Tremont Music Hall*
6/23 Nashville, TN @ Exit / In*
6/24 Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn*
6/25 Orlando, FL @ The Social*
6/26 Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum*
6/28 Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s*
6/29 Austin, TX @ Red 7*
6/30 Dallas, TX @ Club Dada*
7/2 Santa Fe, NM @ Warehouse 21**
7/3 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater**
7/5 San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s**
7/6 Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy**