CLUTCH & SUMMERS LAUGHTER Tour Added To GWAR-B-Q Weekend!

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GWAR has just added CLUTCH as a co-headliner to this year’s GWAR B-Q! And as if that weren’t enough to melt your pathetic mind, the B4BQ launch pre-party will now feature the entire lineup of the hard hitting Summer Slaughter Tour, who will join metal heavy weights Fear Factory and the highly awaited return of Coal Chamber!

That’s right, GWAR-B-Q has grown to include three stages of brutal music! CLUTCH will join the already stellar lineup of bands set to rock the Slaughterama Stage with the heaviest grooves on the planet.

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The B4BQ started as a small gathering prior to GWAR-B-Q, but this year the event will come into its own as a full day of eardrum blasting metal madness at The National (708 E Broad St, Richmond, VA) on Friday, August 14th. The pre-party event kicks off at 2:00 PM and features Coal Chamber, Fear Factory, Arch Enemy, Born Of Osiris, Veil of Maya, The Acacia Strain, Obscura, After the Burial, Cattle Decapitation, and Beyond Creation. That’s ten bands! That’s one band for each finger to clinch together into two heavy metal fists of fury as you punch your way through the mosh pit.

Tickets to the B4BQ go on sale TODAY! June 3rd at 2:00pm EST Buy yours here: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/01004EC398BD3071

This year, all in attendance at GWAR-B-Q, Saturday, August 15th at Hadad’s Lake, will enjoy plenty of FREE GWATER! Enough food and beer will be available to kill everyone who shows up, and when it comes time to piss it all out, enjoy our 50 port-o-lets; Sleazy P. says it smells like money!!  Parking for the event has been expanded and is conveniently located close to the park for ONLY $5 per vehicle. There is also FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE from locations around Richmond as well as from GWAR’s airport hotel partners! Book your rooms here: http://gwarbq.com/crashing-out .

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Entry to the B4BQ and all other GWAR-B-Q events are included as part of the exclusive Premium/VIP ticket. Only 200 of the most diehard, soon-to-die fans will be allowed to secure a Premium Ticket which will be mailed to you prior to the event, so you can bypass the human scum waiting in line and be the first to experience the sweet release of death! Special VIP points of contact, along with line monitors and other staff stationed throughout GWAR B-Q, will make sure YOU get the complete VIP experience!

Premium/VIPTicket benefits include:

  • An exclusive VIP Laminate (mailed in advance)

  • Entry to B4BQ pre-party show at the National

  • VIP seating at the B4BQ

  • VIP Meet n Greet with B4BQ bands

  • VIP drink specials at the B4BQ

  • All day entry to GWAR B-Q at Hadads Lake

  • Official GWAR B-Q event t-shirt

  • GWAR B-Q swag bag stuffed with FREE shit!

  • FREE beverage ticket/token for the GWAR B-Q

  • Access to VIP Pavilion at the GWAR B-Q

  • Access to VIP Restrooms at the GWAR B-Q

  • Access to Express Lanes including – Main Gate Entry, Merchandise Booth, and Beverage Ticket Kiosks at the GWAR B-Q

  • Exclusive Celebrity Signings – GBQ Bands TBA

  • Not to mention the pinnacle of any Bohab’s miserable existence; a Meat-n-Meet signing with GWAR, and a chance to win the ultimate prize; a once in a lifetime opportunity to be killed on stage by the mighty GWAR!

Get your VIP tickets here: http://gwarbq.com/buy-tickets

COAL CHAMBER

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FEAR FACTORY

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 AFTER THE BURIAL

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 ARCH ENEMY

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OBSCURA

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BEYOND CREATION

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BORN OF OSIRIS

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CATTLE DECAPITATION

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THE ACACIA STRAIN

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VEIL OF MAYA

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OBSCURA is back!

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Obscura Prepare First New Album in Four Years; Launch Digital Tab Book

Get The ‘Omnivium’ Guitar Tablature Book HERE

German progressive metal masters OBSCURA will enter Dreamsound Studios this April to begin recording drums for their highly anticipated new album and first full-length in over four years. The band will work once again with long time producer V. Santura (Cosmogenesis, Omnivium). The album will see a late 2015 release via Relapse Records. Guitarist / vocalist Steffen Kummerer commented on the upcoming material:

“We are all pleased with the new material which pairs the songwriting, technicality and arrangements of our previous albums with the creative input of members Linus Klausenitzer, Tom “Fountainhead” Geldschläger and Sebastian Lanser, while keeping our trademark prog riffing across the fusion and death metal landscape that makes Obscura sound unique. This album sees Obscura move a step further.”

While the band prepares the upcoming recordings, a digital tablature book of their critically acclaimed record Omnivium is available for pay-what-you-want download at the band’s website http://www.realmofobscura.com. The book contains 368 pages in total, including tabs for all lead and rhythm guitars, transcribed live versions of each solo and arrangements for two guitars plus liner notes for each song. It can be purchased directly here. The band has also uploaded a video featuring Steffen Kummerer showcasing his new custom RAN guitar.

More details on the band’s upcoming album will be announced shortly.

Obscura Tour Dates:

July 18 – Prog Stage Festival Israel
July 24 – Metal Days Open Air Tolmin, Slovenia

Watch Steffen Kummerer Discuss His Signature RAN Guitar HERE

LAST CHANCE TO REASON Stream New Track


LAST CHANCE TO REASON‘s forthcoming release Level 3 has been named one of the “Top Albums of 2013 (So Far)” by MetalSucks, who have labeled the band “one of the most exciting young prog acts on the scene today.” Having recently debuted the music video for The Escapist, a new song available as an instant download when you pre-order Level 3 via Bandcamp, LAST CHANCE TO REASON now unveiled Rebirth, a second track from the new album. Stream it HERE.

While their critically acclaimed 2011 PROSTHETIC debut Level 2 revolved around the movement from physical reality to virtual spaces and what those changes would mean to life and art, the new album — recorded at Audiohammer Studios with Eyal Levi (Dååth, Whitechapel, Six Feet Under) — centers around a culture escaping from a bleak dystopian future into the freedom of imagination found in virtual reality.

LAST CHANCE TO REASON will return to the road shortly on a headlining jaunt throughout the U.S. with opener Evan Brewer (The Faceless). Last week, it was announced that LCTR vocalist Michael Lessard — who toured with The Contortionist earlier this year — joined that group on a full-time basis; his Contortionist bandmate Robby Baca (guitars) will perform with Lessard and LCTR on their summer tour, full dates of which can be found below. The band has previously played alongside acts including Animals As Leaders, Protest The Hero, Obscura, The Faceless, Atheist and Intronaut, in addition to performing at such high-profile events as CMJ, SXSW and the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival.

 Come see LAST CHANCE TO REASON live at one of the below dates:
7/25   West Chester, PA – The Note #
7/26   Pittsburgh, PA – The Galley #
7/27   Westland, MI – The Token Lounge #
7/28   Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s #
7/29   Chicago, IL – Reggie’s Rock Club #
7/30   St. Paul, MN – Studio B #
8/1    Englewood, CO – Moes Original #
8/3    Tempe, AZ – Rocky Point Cantina #
8/4    Henderson, NV – Eagles Hall #
8/6    West Hollywood, CA –  Whisky A Go Go #
8/7    Tucson, AZ – The Rock #
8/8    El Paso, TX – The War Room #
8/9    San Antonio, TX – White Rabbit #
8/10  Fort Worth, TX – Tomcats West #
8/11  Austin, TX – Dirty Dog Bar #
8/12  Oklahoma City, OK – The Chameleon Room #
8/13  St Louis, MO – Fubar #
8/14  Nashville, TN – The End #
8/15  Newport, KY – Thompson House #
8/16  Wilmington, DE – Mojo 13 #
# with Evan Brewer

REVOCATION Premiere First Song From Upcoming Album

REVOCATION’s self-titled new album will be released in Europe on August 2, UK August 5 and August 6 in North America via Relapse Records. This is their 4th full-length release and the first featuring new bassist Brett Bamberger. The artwork was created by Orion Landau (Dying Fetus, Obscura, Nile).

They posted the first full-length track from their upcoming release, The Hive is available for streaming on YouTube HERE and SoundCloud HERE.

Frontman Dave Davidson commented on The Hive:

“The Hive is a great introduction to our upcoming full length, it’s fast and FUCKING PISSED. We can’t wait to play this one live, but for now just invite your friends over and circle pit in your room.”

REVOCATION On Tour This Summer

The album is now available for pre-order in exclusive bundle packages at the Relapse Records Online Store. The album will be available in a deluxe CD, standard CD, 2xLP and Digital Formats. The Deluxe CD and LP contain an exclusive bonus track, a cover of the Metallica classic Dyer’s Eve.

Throughout the recording process the band had cameras rolling capturing everything. From this footage REVOCATION put together a series of videos detailing different aspects of the recording process. The first in-studio video focuses on the drums and bass and can be viewed HERE. The second video in the series focusing on the guitar and bass tracking, check it out HERE. The third video, which focuses on the recording of the vocals can be viewed HERE.

A trailer for the album can be viewed HERE.

REVOCATION will be taking part in this year’s Summer Slaughter Tour, alongside The Dillinger Escape Plan, Cattle Decapitation and others. The tour starts July 19 in San Francisco, CA and runs through August 20 in Portland, OR. In addition to the Summer Slaughter dates, the band announced a handful of headline shows leading up to the Summer Slaughter and immediately following the tour. All dates are listed below.

REVOCATION Headline Dates:
7/14 Reading, PA @ Reverb
7/15 Peoria, IL @ Brass Rail
7/18 Reno, NV @ Knitting Factory

***THE SUMMER SLAUGHTER TOUR. All Dates from July 19 – Aug 16 with/ The Dillinger Escape Plan, Animals as Leaders, Periphery, Norma Jean, Cattle Decapitation, The Ocean, Revocation, Aeon, Rings of Saturn, Thy Art is Murder***

7/19-San Francisco, CA @ The Regency
7/20-Los Angeles, CA @ House of Blues
7/21-Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
7/24-Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom
7/25-Austin, TX @ Scoot Inn
7/26-Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
7/27-Houston, TX @ House of Blues
7/29-Orlando, FL @ House of Blues (NO CATTLE DECAPITATION)
7/30-Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
7/31-Knoxville, TN @ Old City Courtyard
8/01-Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues
8/02-Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore
8/03-Worcester, MA @ The Palladium (NO NORMA JEAN)
8/04-Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero
8/07-New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater
8/08-Toronto, ON @ The Sound Academy
8/09-Montreal, QC @ Heavy MTL
8/10-Albany, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall
8/11-Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre (NO DEP)
8/12-Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
8/13-Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
8/14-Minneapolis, MN @ Station 4
8/16-Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
8/17-Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
8/18 – Caldwell, ID @ The Venue *Headline Show*
8/19-Seattle, WA @ Showbox SODO
8/20-Portland, OR @ Roseland Ballroom

REVOCATION Headline Dates
8/21 Richland, WA @ Ray’s Golden Lion
8/22 Spokane, WA @ The Center
8/23 Billings, MT @ Railyard
8/24 Cheyenne, WY @ Ernie November Record Store
8/25 Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
8/26 Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups

 

AEON, OVER YOUR THRESHOLD, OBSCURA Tour

Celebrating a decade of progressive Death Metal, German OBSCURA will be heading out for a nine-date tour through Germany, Austria and Switzerland in March of 2013.

The Swedish Satanic Death Metal outfit AEON will be acting as direct support to the headliner.

Comments the band:

“It will be awesome to do this tour with Obscura, and with our newly released album Aeons Black we are now stronger than ever with a killer live set that will leave no venue and crowd intact. Expect nothing else but pure fucking death metal!”

The opener on the run will be Munich progressive Death Metal hopefuls OVER YOUR THRESHOLD who comment on their first tour as follows:

“We feel honoured to be a part of the A Decade Of Progressive Death Metal Tour and also are very excited to present all songs of our recently released debut album Facticity to you people. There are plenty of stages we´ve never entered before, and all the more we are looking forward to share them with such stunning bands like OBSCURA, DEADBORN and our label-mates of AEON. This is a mandatory happening for all the metal heads who are into tech death metal! See you on tour!”

OBSCURA
+ AEON
+ DEADBORN
+ OVER YOUR THRESHOLD
22/03/13 – DE – München – Backstage
23/03/13 – DE – Ludwigshafen – Sultans Of Death Fest
24/03/13 – DE – Berlin – K17
25/03/13 – DE – Hamburg – Marx
26/03/13 – DE – Bochum – Bahnhof Langendreer
27/03/13 – DE – Siegen – Vortex
28/03/13 – DE – Kassel – K19
29/03/13 – AT – Wien – Escape
30/03/13 – CH – Zürich – Alte Kaserne

AEON just released their latest album Aeons Black three weeks ago. Check out some audio from the album, a whole bunch of video material from the recordings and order your album copy athttp://www.metalblade.com/aeon

OVER YOUR THERSHOLD released their debut Facticity in August through Metal Blade Records. Check out album trailers and music at http://www.metalblade.com/overyourthreshold/. At the same link you can purchase your copy of the album.

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