PA hard rock favorites Halestorm‘s third studio album, Into the Wild Life, was released earlier this year on Atlantic Records, peaking at an impressive #5 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart, and marking their highest charting release to date in the US.
Earlier this summer, the band announced a fall 2015 tour, sponsored by Jagermeister and entitled “A Wild Evening With Halestorm,” which will see the rockers performing two full sets on each night of the trek. Somewhere down the line the gang added a special appearance in Central Park in NYC as part of a benefit gig at SummerStage, scheduled for October 3 [get tix here for a mere 15 bucks].
A few days ago, Halestorm posted a video clip promoting their Manhattan concert, which you can peep here. A complete list of upcoming shows, including their overseas dates, can be viewed here.
Swedish-Danish metal horde Amaranthe will be making their elated return to North American soil this fall for a headline run that will also feature performances by California headbangers Butcher Babies and Georgia-based hard rockers Lullwater. The run will commemorate Amaranthe‘s second cruise through the U.S. and Canada this year, with the first happening earlier this year with I Prevail and label-mates Santa Cruz (did you see our pics from NYC?).
The 22-city shindig hits Manhattan at the Marlin Room at Webster Hall on November 4, with tickets set to be released tomorrow (9/4) at 10am, here. See a full tour schedule below.
Last year saw the release of Amaranthe‘s third studio album, Massive Addictive, on Spinefarm Records. Check out the official vid for the group’s latest single, “Digital World,” after the dates.
Black Sabbath have announced a monumental 2016 tour dubbed “The End,” which will see the heavy metal legends trekking through 17 U.S. and Canadian cities in January and February, plus a handful of Australian and New Zealand markets in the spring. The outing is being billed as the band’s “final tour” and promises to have their “most mesmerizing production ever.”
New York City will witness Black Sabbath live for the last time on February 25 at Madison Square Garden. The NYC show will also mark the last ever Sabbath show on U.S. territory. MSG tickets go on-sale to the general masses starting next Saturday (9/12) at 10am, here. California hard rockers Rival Sons will open all stateside dates.
Check out a full list of shows below (including the AU & NZ leg of the run), along with a video announcement for the final tour.
Canadian industrial rock vets Skinny Puppy will once again be joining forces with LA-based EBM/Industrial duo Youth Code for a new round of U.S. dates in the fall titled the “Down the Sociopath Tour.” Both bands hooked up last year for the “Eye vs Spy Tour,” which also featured performances by Front Line Assembly and Haujobb, and made an appearance in NYC (did you catch our coverage?). This time around they’ll be hitting markets they missed on the last run, including Long Island at The Paramount on November 12 [get tix]. A tour flyer will a full list of dates can be seen below.
Skinny Puppy recently took part in this year’s edition of the “Amnesia Rockfest” in Canada, alongside the likes of System of a Down, Slayer, Rob Zombie and others. Check out a few vids from their set after the break.
California hardcore/metal unit Twitching Tongues will be unleashing their brand new studio album, Disharmony, on October 30th through Metal Blade, marking the band’s third overall full-length effort – following 2013′s In Love There Is No Law and 2011′s Sleep Therapy. To celebrate the new record’s release, the guys will be embarking on a fall headlining expedition with assistance from Harms Way, Homewrecker and Malice at the Palace.
New York stops on the jaunt include Long Island at Amityville Music Hall on November 23 [tix] and New York City at The Studio at Webster Hall on November 28 [tix]. A complete tour scheduled has been posted below.
Twitching Tongues also recently premiered the official clip for the new LP’s title-track, which you can watch at the end of this post.
Last month, heavy/doom metal icons Pentagram announced plans to tour the U.S. this fall on a headline trek, which, as previously mentioned, will attack Revolution in Long Island on October 2 [tix still remain] and Saint Vitus in Brooklyn on October 6. The BK show has since sold out, and a new showing at Vitus was recently added for October 5 [tix are on sale now]. Electric Citizen and Satan’s Satyrs will support on all dates, which you can see in full below.
Pentagram will be hitting the road in support of their eighth studio album titled Curious Volume, out now on Peaceville Records. Listen to the new record in all its glory after the dates.
German industrial rock pros KMFDM recently ended their North American “Salvation” run, which began mid-July with help from tour direct support act Chant and other bands on select dates. The tour made a beeline towards Irving Plaza in NYC on August 4th, where Sascha K and Co. dished out a hefty 20-song setlist filled with classic hits like “Megalomaniac,” “A Drug Against War,” and “Godlike,” as well as newer songs such as “Shake The Cage” and “Salvation” from last year’s Our Time Will Come LP. Check out new photos from the Manhattan gig in this post.
Stay tuned to KMFDM.net for future tour dates and further band news, including details regarding the possibility of a new full-length in 2016. KMFDM‘s new EP, Salvation, dropped earlier this summer (pick it up).
Swedish melodic death metal greats Arch Enemy recently concluded a headline stint aboard this year’s Summer Slaughter Tour, which kicked off last month in Denver and came to a close last week in Los Angeles with the help from Veil of Maya, Born of Osiris, The Acacia Strain and others. The run saw Arch Enemy returning stateside with new guitarist Jeff Loomis of Nevermore fame.
New York City hosted the invasion at Webster Hall a few weeks ago on August 12, in conjunction with The All Stars Tour, taking over all three floors of the infamous East Village venue. Fresh new shots of Arch Enemy in action in NYC can now be viewed in this posting.
The band are touring in support of their latest album and first LP with new singer Alissa White-Gluz, dubbed War Eternal, on Century Media. The gang will be spending the rest of the year touring through Europe, check out all upcoming tour dates here.
Death metal legion Hate Eternal have announced a headlining North American trek for later this year titled The “Infernus Tour 2015.” The month-long onslaught will see the band crusading through the U.S. and Canada starting in October with help from label-mates Misery Index and Beyond Creation, as well as Rivers of Nihil.
New York dates on the tour cover NYC at The Studio at Webster Hall on October 29 [tix] and Rochester at the Flour City Station on October 30 [tix]. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.
Hate Eternal are traveling in support of their new album Infernus, which they just released on Season of Mist and is available for free stream online (below).
The Acacia Strain, Counterparts, Glass Cloud, Fit For An Autopsy and Kublai Khan will be joining forces in the fall for a massive 32-city trek being called the “Tune Low Die Slow Tour.” New York stops on the journey includes an upstate gig in Albany at the Upstate Concert Hall on December 8 [tix] and a show in NYC at The Studio at Webster Hall on December 12 [tix].
Speaking of Fit For An Autopsy, the NJ-based crushers recently premiered a brand new music video for their new song “Absolute Hope Absolute Hell” from their impending full-length album of the same name. Check out the clip below along with a complete list of tour dates.