UK’s punk rock legends Discharge have been forced to postpone their previously announced U.S. headlining tour, which was scheduled to kick off at MDF in Baltimore this weekend and was set to land in NYC at the Marlin Room at Webster Hall this Monday night (5/30).
Due to circumstances beyond our control, our visas have been delayed and we are forced to postpone the immediately forthcoming tour dates in North America. FEAR NOT, however, as we are working diligently to reschedule these shows as QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE, and we WILL fulfill all shows. All tickets will be honored. Please stand by as we will announce new performance dates in the next few days!
LA-based rock supergroup Gone Is Gone (Mastodon, Queens of the Stone Age, At the Drive-In) have today debuted the official music video for their new single “Starlight,” which comes off of the band’s upcoming self-titled EP, due out July 8 through their own Black Dune Records (via Rise Records).
Additionally, Gone Is Gone have revealed a series of U.S. tour dates for the summer, which includes two stops in New York City. The first goes down at Manhattan’s Bowery Ballroom on July 11, while the second happens at Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus on July 13. NYC tickets go on sale starting tomorrow (5/27) at 10 am. See all confirmed tour dates below.
Brooklyn’s own shredders Unlocking the Truth have today premiered the official clip for their latest single “Monster” from their impending debut full-length album Chaos (due 6/17 via Tunecore). You can watch the vid below, thanks to Billboard.
Surrounding the release of their first LP, Unlocking the Truth will play a pair of U.S. shows with more to be announced soon. A headliner at NYC’s The Studio at Webster Hall has been set for June 15 [tix]. The trio will also perform at LA’s Troubadour on June 25 [tix].
In addition, a documentary about the band titled “Breaking A Monster,” which was directed by Luke Meyer (“New World Order,” “Darkon”), will be released in U.S. theaters starting June 24.
NWOBHM greats Diamond Head have confirmed a North American tour for later this year. The 18-city, fall trip kicks in early November in San Francisco, CA and comes to an end later that month in Milwaukee, WI, while hitting New York along the way for a show at Poughkeepsie’s The Chance on 11/19 [tix tba], Manhattan’s Marlin Room at Webster Hall on 11/20 [tix], and Rochester’s Bug Jar on 11/21 [tix tba]. Check out all newly announced tour dates below. The guys will also soon embark on a European run (see those dates here).
Diamond Head are touring in support of their seventh studio album, a self-titled LP which dropped in April through Dissonance Productions (stream it in full after the dates).
New York City’s own funk rockers Living Colour will be playing a free show at Manhattan’s Blue Note Jazz Club (131 West 3rd St.) on Monday night/Tuesday morning, May 31 at 2AM (doors open at 12am). The concert is presented by Intel Corporation & Rivet VR, and will feature a special virtual reality live broadcast. You can snag a complimentary ticket here.
Living Colour are also scheduled to perform two rare acoustic shows at NYC’s City Winery on June 1 & 8 [tix], as well as a regular show at Poughkeepsie’s The Chance on June 4 with Destructive Decisions, Blind Men Driving and More Than Human [tix].
Additionally and as previously mentioned, members of Living Colour, Bad Brains and Fishbone will be performing in a live superjam at “Afropunk” 2016 at Brooklyn’s Commodore Park on August 28 [tix].
Check out all upcoming Living Colour tour dates here, and peep the City Winery show flyer below.
MCU Park in Coney Island will be home to the Burger Records-presented “Burger Beach Bash NYC” event, which goes down on June 18. Rock/metal acts Andrew W.K., Fucked Up and Pentagram will headline the show, along with Wu-Tang Clan member GZA and singer-songwriter Har Mar Superstar. Other acts scheduled to perform earlier that day include Milk ‘N’ Cookies, The Mystery Lights, Cotillon, Mr Twin Sister and Fletcher C Johnson.
The all ages fest takes place right after the animated and iconic “Mermaid Parade,” from 3-10pm. Tickets ($15) can be purchased here. Check out the show flyer below!
Initial info regarding this year’s Summer Slaughter Tour have been revealed. The month-long, American Satan-sponsored outing goes down over the summer, featuring punishing sets from Cannibal Corpse, Nile, After The Burial, Suffocation, Carnifex, Revocation, Krisiun, Slaughter To Prevail and Ingested. The onslaught kicks off mid-July in Orlando, FL and runs through August, with NY hosting the trek at Manhattan’s Webster Hall on July 28 and Poughkeepsie’s The Chance on July 29.
All tickets go on sale starting this Friday (5/27). Check out all confirmed tour dates below, with more to be added soon (as well as maybe a few more bands). You can also stream some tunes after the dates.
Rhode Island-based doom metal threesome Pilgrim have announced a handful of east coast shows beside heavy doomers Castle and NY’s own Blizaro. The gigs happen in Worcester, Philly and Brooklyn at The Acheron on August 5 [tix]. See full details below.
Pilgrim are playing shows in support of 2014′s II: Void Worship full-length on Metal Blade (watch the official clip for the single “The Paladin” below).
Colorado extreme metal duo Cobalt have announced today plans to tour North America this spring/fall with help from support act; German sludgesters Mantar. The trek goes down in September, hitting over 20 markets, including Brooklyn at Saint Vitus on September 18 [tix tba]. The tour also stops in Raleigh, NC for “Hopscotch Fest” and Washington, DC for a gig with Wolves in the Throne Room (who will be in NYC as well) — check out all confirmed tour dates below.
Cobalt are touring in support of their just released Slow Forever LP on Profound Lore Records (stream it below). Mantar have a new album out as well titled Ode to the Flame (check that out below too).