Australian blackened death metal overlords Belphegor will return to North America later this year to take part in a full-blown headlining assault being called the “Voices From The Dark” tour. The expedition is set to also feature appearances by Greek extreme metallers Rotting Christ, Malta-based brutal death metal squad Beheaded and French black/death metal cohorts Svart Crown (who will be touring the U.S. in full for the first time).
The foray kicks off in New York City at Gramercy Theatre on September 24 and continues through October hitting 14 more American markets along the way. NYC ticket info is TBA.
Belphegor will be trekking in support of their tenth studio album, Conjuring The Dead, which drops next week via Nuclear Blast. Rotting Christ are spreading blasphemy in support of their latest LP on Season of Mist, Kata Ton Daimona Eaytoy.
Check out a video, some music and all other dates below …
As revealed yesterday, Limp Bizkit and bad boy rapper Machine Gun Kelly will be embarking on a fall 2014 U.S. tour together, with a stop at The Paramount in Long Island set for October 6. A complete run of dates were made known today and now include a show at NYC’s Best Buy Theater on October 8. Scroll through below for a full tour itinerary. All tickets go on sale this Friday (8/1).
In more news, Limp Bizkit will be unleashing a new song titled “Endless Slaughter” on Friday via their official site. The track comes off of the band’s upcoming Stampede Of The Disco Elephants LP, tentatively due out later this year.
Minnesota-based prog metal quintet After The Burial, who are currently out on tour supporting Killswitch Engage, are in the process of plotting a fall U.S. headline trek beside Texas In July, I Declare War, Reflections and Come The Dawn. A slew of dates have been confirmed thus far with many other shows to be announced soon. New York is scheduled to host the trip on September 22 at The Waiting Room in Buffalo with You Will Know Fear (tix), September 23 at Gramercy Theatre in NYC (tix) and September 25 at Bogies in Albany (tix).
After The Burial‘s road shenanigans are in support of their 2013 album on Sumerian Records dubbed Wolves Within. Stream the new LP in its entirety and peep more dates below …
California funk metal greats Primus have announced the release of their eight studio album, Primus and the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble, slated to drop on October 21 via NYC-based ATO Records (the label founded by singer-songwriter, musician and actor Dave Mathews). The new full-length is a homage to the 1971 British-American musical fantasy film ‘Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,’ and is the first album to feature the classic Primus lineup of Les Claypool (lead vocals, bass), Larry “Ler” LaLonde (guitar, backing vocals) and Tim “Herb” Alexander (drums) since the release of 1995′s Tales from the Punchbowl LP.
With the new album will come a new U.S. tour, which has been locked in for later in the fall and will see the gang performing 2 sets each night; a tradition Primus set followed by a Wonka-themed set. New York dates on the outing will include 3 stops in our state; October 24 at the Palace Theatre in Albany, October 31 at the Beacon Theatre in NYC and November 2 at the Main Street Armory in Rochester. Ticket pre-orders are happening now.
A stream of “Pure Imagination” off of the new album and a complete list of tour dates can be found below …
Rockers Limp Bizkit will apparently hit the road with Texas-born rapper Machine Gun Kelly for a U.S. run that sets off in the fall. A handful of dates have been revealed including a stop at The Paramount in Huntington, NY scheduled for October 6. LI tickets go on sale beginning this Friday (8/1) at 10 AM.
Limp Bizkit are currently putting the finishing touches on their new album, Stampede Of The Disco Elephants, tentatively due out later this year.
Last year MGK released a video featuring a cover of LB‘s 2000 mega single “Rollin.” Said clip can be check out below along with a list of confirmed dates so far …
Oakland, CA heavy rock behemoths High on Fire have announced a series of U.S. dates leading up to their appearance at this year’s ‘Motörhead’s Motörboat’ concert cruise event on September 22 in Miami, FL. Among the new shows confirmed include a freebie stint at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg on August 15as part of Converse’s monthly, free concert series. Support for the Brooklyn show will come from BK’s own Blackest (who also play ABC No Rio on the Lower East Side on August 23). You can snag free tickets to the MHOW show starting tomorrow (7/30) at noon.
High on Fire are currently in the process of writing new material for their upcoming LP, the follow-up to 2012′s De Vermis Mysteriis. Check out the Brooklyn show flyer and all other dates (which includes other free shows) below.
In related news, doom experts Sleep (members of High on Fire, OM) will be in town next month for a headline show at Stage 48 in Hell’s Kitchen in NYC (as previously announced), with backup from Holy Sons. Tickets are completely sold out.
The Trash Bar welcomed Ladyhammer, The Sharp Lads, Sweet Magma, Sunday Masquerade and Swedish boys The Last Band this past Friday night (7/25) for an epic show filled with beer, BO and lots of shirtless boys.
Ladyhammer kicked off the show with their punk rock edgy sound. Lead singer Lex Kaylan was a ball of fire, demanding attention with songs like “Sex Positive” and “Cheat” which had everyone dancing along.
Next up was Sunday Masquerade, a band whose sound perfectly fits the New York scene. With catchy riffs and luring vocals by lead singer Angie Ledesma, they quickly became a crowd favorite.
The third band of the night, Sweet Magma, brought the thrash sound to the night. Their speed and heavy sound had everyone headbanging to each of their songs. Lead singer Nick Massios has an impeccable voice, which with melodic riffs and fast heavy drums, makes for a band that no one will forget.
Swedish boys The Last Band were up next with all of their shirtless glory. The last stop on their “Mad Goat Tour” had to be their most explosive. Fast aggressive songs such as “The Devil Needs a Ride” and “Mean Machine” filled the bar with ecstasy and good emotion. Fans clapped and cheered throughout their whole set, showing love and giving the band a very well deserved good bye on their last show.
Norwegian prog metallers Leprous have announced a short stint across North America. The band, which features members who have performed live with Emperor and as back-up band for solo artist Ihsahn (Emperor), will invade North America for a mini-trek that commences in September with an appearance at ProgPower USA in Atlanta, GA, and continues through the month with performances scheduled in Chicago, Toronto, Springfield and New York City on September 20 at The Studio at Webster Hall with Tri-state area progressive death metal quintet The Binary Code. NYC tickets are on sale now.
Leprous will be stateside in support of their latest album, Coal, which is out now on InsideOut Music. Dig a full list of upcoming Leprous US gigs below.
Machine Head, Children of Bodom, Epica and Battlecross have officially confirmed their much rumored North American tour together. The month-long journey kicks off in October and runs through November while hitting over 20 markets along the way.
The trip hits New York City on October 16 at Hell’s Kitchen’s Terminal 5. All tickets go on sale this Friday (8/1) at 10 AM EST.
Machine Head will be out on the road in support of their impending debut studio album on Nuclear Blast, due out this fall.
Seattle, Washington alt rockers Minus the Bear have announced the upcoming release of a new studio album containing a career-spanning collection of songs never revealed before. The new LP, dubbed Lost Loves, is slated for release on October 7 via Dangerbird Records (US) and Big Scary Monsters (UK/EU).
In support of the new effort and the 10 year anniversary of the band’s 2004 EP They Make Beer Commercials Like This, Minus the Bear will embark on an intimate headline tour later this year. They will be joined by Young Widows, O’Brother and Mansions on select dates. New York City shows (w/ O’Brother) have been confirmed for October 15 at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, and October 17 at Gramercy Theatre in Manhattan. Vitus ticket info is forthcoming. Gramercy tickets go on sale to the general public beginning this Friday (8/1) at 10 am.