WOLF premieres video for “Shark Attack”

Sweden’s pack of Heavy Metal stalwarts, WOLF, returns with their seventh studio album entitled simply Devil Seed. The album will be released on August 25th in Europe and on September 2nd in North America via Century Media Records and today the band is premiering their first music video.


Dave Lombardo’s PHILM Announces New Record Deal with UDR Music + Release of Sophomore Album, “Fire From The Evening Sun”‏

Dave Lombardo’s PHILM has announced that their long awaited second studio album, Fire From The Evening Sun, will be released on the band’s new label, UDR Music, on September 16, 2014 in the US (September 15 in UK/September 12 in other European territories).


“UDR is honored to be working with PHILM. This partnership seems very instinctual,” said UDR Music’s head of A&R/Marketing, Jay Lansford. “Dave Lombardo and I worked together during the Grip Inc. years. After hearing PHILM’s new album this alliance was clearly divine will. Powerful, intense… urgent. These three prolific musicians have created something that is refreshingly not mundane, but ear-shattering and groundbreaking.”

Led by the title track single ‘Fire From The Evening Sun’, PHILM’s unparalleled drummer, Dave Lombardo, states that the new album will mark a different turn in the bands musical journey. “PHILM’s first album, Harmonic, is still an amazing work to me. It’s improvisational and raw. It was my first time producing an album and I am very proud of it. The new album is a completely different animal. It is again produced by me, but mastered and mixed by a couple of musical giants… Tyler Bates and Robert Carranza. I believe this album has a daring, callous temperament about it that really sums up our mindset right now. No improvising, no fluff. It’s heavy and in your face from start to finish. You may think you know what PHILM is, but you don’t. If you haven’t seen us live, you have no idea. We thrive on being out of our comfort zones and want fans to take that ride.”

If ‘Fire From The Evening Sun’ is any indication, this album will not only give Lombardo fans what they have so passionately missed, but will take us on a heated musical journey that will leave us soaked in sonic beatitude.

PHILM – Gerry Nestler (vocals, guitars), Pancho Tomaselli (bass) and Dave Lombardo (drums) – will hit the road this fall in support of the album by performing several shows throughout Europe and the U.S. with more dates to be confirmed.

See below for full list of dates confirmed so far.

PHILM 2014 Tour Dates*


7th London, England The Underworld

9th Vienna, Austria Arena

10th Munich, Germany Feierwerk

11th Zurich, Switzerland Rote Fabrik

INTRONAUT Announce 10th Anniversary Tour!

INTRONAUT have announced that they will be hitting the road again following a short break and their recent tour with TesseracT. This special run of shows is in celebration of the band’s 10 year anniversary and will also feature ANCIIENTS!

Guitarist/singer Sacha Dunable had this to say about the tour:

“We’re taking a break from writing a new record to celebrate our 10th anniversary as a band with this special run of shows. We haven’t finalized a set list yet, but expect at least one song from every release, and maybe a special guest or two to come out and help us play them. Joining us on these shows will be our Canadian friends Anciients, and the LA show will feature Ides Of Gemini, Silver Snakes, and The Great Wall.

We are also planning a couple special 10th Anniversary releases, hopefully to be available by this tour, so keep an eye out for that. Thank you to everyone who has supported Intronaut for these past 10 years! We love you forever.”

The band has been on the road in support of their current albumHabitual Levitations ever since its release on Century Media Records in March of 2013.

intr‘s 10th Anniversary Tour with ANCIIENTS:

11/6/14 – San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge w/ Anciients
11/7/14 – Sacramento, CA @ Starlite Lounge w/ Anciients
11/8/14 – Portland, OR @ Branx w/ Anciients
11/9/14 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile w/ Anciients
11/10/14 – Boise, ID @ The Shredder w/ Anciients
11/12/14 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater w/ Anciients
11/14/14 – Fort Worth, TX @ Tomcats w/ Anciients
11/15/14 – Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s Downstairs w/ Anciients
11/16/14 – Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog Bar w/ Anciients
11/18/14 – Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad w/ Anciients
11/19/14 – Mesa, AZ @ Club Red w/ Anciients

12/18/14 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy w/ Ides Of Gemini, Silver Snakes, and The Great Wall

Chelsea Grin Releases Video for “Clockwork”‏

(New York, NY) – Chelsea Grin has released their music video for “Clockwork”  The video was directed Ryan Sheehy.
Chelsea Grin’s new studio album Ashes To Ashes (released via Artery Recordings/Razor & Tie) charged onto the charts this week debuting at #27 on the Billboard Top 200 with over 10,100 units sold in its first week of release. This marks Chelsea Grin’s highest career charting debut and also their biggest U.S. sales week. The album also enters on a number of other Billboard charts including #4 at Hard Music, #8 at Rock and #16 at Digital.
Chelsea Grin’s Ashes To Ashes was produced by Chelsea Grin and Diego Farias (Animals As Leaders, Volumes, Stray From The Path).

The band is currently on the road for the full Van’s Warped Tour. Tour dates HERE.

Buy Ashes to Ashes now at iTunes Store HERE and MerchNow HERE.

Overkill Debut “Bitter Pill” Music Video‏


OVERKILL has debuted another all new music video for their newest single “Bitter Pill” exclusively today. Directed by long time collaborator Kevin J. Custer, the video is the fourth time the veteran director has directed an Overkill video including “Armorist,” released most recently.

OVERKILL will release their seventeenth LP White Devil Armory tomorrow via eOne Music in North America, and July 18th overseas via Nuclear Blast. The effort is the follow up to the critically acclaimedThe Electric Age released in 2012. 

The band has quite a bit of touring lined up with a highlighted performance scheduled at Heavy Montreal Festival on August 9th. After that the band will embark on a U.S. tour, view all dates here. Tickets are on sale now. 

This year’s White Devil Armory is as vital, powerful, aggressive and melodic as any of the albums in Overkill’s ridiculously impressive back catalog, which stretches over 16 slabs of genre defining and redefining molten metal. The crunch is unmistakable. The voice is irreplaceable. Get less than a minute into White Devil Armory and it’s clear it’s Overkill. No pretense, no musical red herrings. This is tried and true, always trusted thrash metal.


Sick Of It All set to release “The Last Act Of Defiance”‏



After kicking off their European (festival) tour New York Hardcore legends SICK OF IT ALL also announce the release of their upcoming album “The Last Act Of Defiance” which is scheduled for the following dates; Europe, Australia / NZ: September 29th, 2014

USA, Canada: September 30th, 2014


Asked about what he wants fans to walk away with after hearing “The Last Act Of Defiance” Armand Majidi’s (drums) answer is very simple: “I want them to feel that they just heard a hardcore record that has everything, from blistering speed to bouncing groove, to heavy and pounding to bright and melodic.”


The eye-catching cover artwork comes from Ernie Parada, who has already designed posters, merchandise and album art for numerous bands and artists from the punk and hardcore scene such as Hatebreed, Propagandhi, Rancid or The Gaslight Anthem just to mention a few.


“The Last Act Of Defiance” was produced by long time friend and producer Tue Madsen who recorded the album at Nova Studio in Staten Island, NY while mixing it in his own Antfarm Studio in Denmark.


Armand Majidi about why Tue Madsen is the perfect match for SICK OF IT ALL: “Not only do we get along famously, but he has always understood how to capture the band’s intensity in the quietly controlled, less-than-intense studio setting.  It was always difficult for us to find an engineer who could capture our live sound before meeting Tue, so now that we’ve found him, he’s our guy.”


The track listing of the album reads as follows:

1. Sound the Alarm

2. 2061

3. Road Less Traveled

4. Get Bronx

5. Part of History

6. Losing War

7. Never Back Down

8. Facing the Abyss

9. Act Your Rage

10. Disconnect Your Flesh

11. Beltway Getaway

12. Sidelined

13. Outgunned

14. DNC


Catch SICK OF IT ALL live on one of the festivals and shows in the next 3 weeks:



22.07.14 (H) Budapest – Budapest Park

23.07.14 (A) Graz – P.P.C.

25.07.14 (D) Essen – Nord Open Air

26.07.14 (D) Bausendorf – Riez Open Air

27.07.14 (D) Stuttgart – Universum

29.07.14 (F) Colmar – Grillen

30.07.14 (F) Nantes – Le Ferrailleur

01.08.14 (E) Viveiro – Resurrection Fest

02.08.14 (F) Biarritz – Festilasai @ Atabal

03.08.14 (F) Albi – Xtreme Fest

05.08.14 (I) La Spezia – Spazio Boss

06.08.14 (SLO) Tolmin – Punk Rock Holiday

07.08.14 (D) Munich – Free & Easy

08.08.14 (D) Torgau – Endless Summer Open Air

09.08.14 (CZ) Jaromer – Brutal Assault Festival


Stay tuned to sickofitall.com or facebook.com/sickofitallny

 for tour dates and other frequent updates.

SICK OF IT ALL online:






Dying Fetus Announce European Headlining Tour, Kick Off Summer Slaughter Tour Dates‏




Death metal juggernauts DYING FETUS have announced a headlining European tour this November.  The six-week run kicks off on November 8th in Liege, Belgium and runs through December 20th with support from Goatwhore, Malevolence andFallujah.  Guitarist / vocalist John Gallagher commented on the upcoming run:  


We’re stoked to hit the European road this winter and crush the weak! Every band on this tour brings something unique to the table thus making an amazing package which will pulverize. This will be a death metal party that shouldn’t be missed. Bring your war helmet!

Additionally, DYING FETUS will be direct support for Morbid Angel on this year’sSummer Slaughter Tour.  The month long tour kicks off tonight in San Francisco, CA and features an all start line-up of extreme metal bands including The Faceless, Origin, Decrepit Birth, Goatwhore, Thy Art is Murder, Within the Ruins andFallujah.  A complete listing of dates is included below. 
DYING FETUS released their latest full-length Reign Supreme in 2012 and will be returning to the studio following their European tour to begin work on their 8th full-length due out in 2015 via Relapse Records.  A video for the Reign Supreme track “Second Skin” can be viewed HERE while the album can be streamed in it’s entirety HERE.

Finally, the trio have made their way onto Instagram and can be followed at@DyingFetusOfficial.


Grifter premiere video for “Princess Leia”

The Obelisk is premiering Grifter’s new video for “Princess Leia,” which appears on their forthcoming album, Return Of The Bearded Brethren, which will be out on August 12 in North America and August 18 in Europe via Ripple Music.


The extraordinary H.P. Taskmaster says:

“It’s a straightforward song, and Grifter are a straightforward band. They write classic heavy rock hooks, but have a completely modern approach to their sound and perspective. Bassist Phil, drummer Foz and guitarist/vocalist Ollie Stygall have a crisp chemistry. Their material swings, as ‘Princess Leia’ showcases, but it does so always with a forward direction in mind. The lyrics to ‘Princess Leia’ also remind of Grifter‘s ability to couch some pretty personal issues in a humorous package. We’ve heard them do this before, on a song like ‘Young Blood, Old Veins’ from the last album, but by using the frame of a boyhood crush on the Star Wars character, Stygall and company are able to look at getting older through an even cleverer lens.”

It’s been nearly three years since English southerners GRIFTER released their self-titled debut on Ripple Music in 2011. That album was a critical success garnering impressive reviews and hitting the year-end best-of lists on such notable sites as The Obelisk, The Soda Shop, Chybucca Sounds, Heavy Planet and plenty more including the hallowed pages of The Sleeping Shaman. GRIFTER supported the release with a UK tour as special guests to Orange Goblin and slots at various festivals such as the inaugural Desertfest London and Freak Valley Festival in 2012 and in 2013 at Britain’s prestigious Bloodstock Festival and Hard Rock Hell.

It’s 2014 and GRIFTER are set to release their second album The Return Of The Bearded Brethren, once again through Ripple Music. Whereas the first album was a bunch of tracks the band had spanning their career up to that point, the new album was written with one aim in mind: to write a killer album that would hit hard from start to finish yet contained songs that would kick arse in their own right.The Return Of The Bearded Brethren picks up where the debut left off but builds in every way from the quality of the song writing and playing boasting a fat production courtesy of Rich Robinson.

The album, which includes many tales of Guinness, ’70s sex symbols, drinking regrets, religious folly and more, is slotted for to be released via Ripple Music on 12th August in North America, 18th August in Europe and will be available on CD, limited Vinyl & Digital formats.

Recorded June 2013 at Big Red by Rich Robinson
Mastered by Tony Reed at Heavy Head
Cover artwork by Jamie Campbell

Vocals/guitars – Ollie Stygall
Bass – Phil Harris
Drums/backing vocals – Foz Foster


Exmortus announce fall tour with Arisis and Allegaeon


SoCal shredders EXMORTUS will continue to awe crowds throughout the U.S. and Canada while presenting head-banging tunes from their recent Prosthetic debut “Slave To The Sword,” lauded as “undoubtedly one of the best albums of the year” (Metal Assault), as they join Arsis on their 10-year anniversary tour this fall! The month-long tour, which kicks off in Virginia on Sept. 1, will also feature support from Allegaeon. Dates can be found below; more will be announced in the coming weeks.


EXMORTUS have maintained a non-stop tour schedule following the release of “Slave To The Sword” earlier this year, having completing tours alongside bands such as Destruction, Krisiun, Dark Tranquillity, Hatchet, Lich King and Omnium Gatherum and Flotsam & Jetsam. Additionally, the band recently appeared in a national television commercial for Virgin Mobile and also cracked SiriusXM’s “Devil’s Dozen” with their song “Foe Hammer,” the video for which can be seen below.

Described as “an impressive blend of thundering melo-death and acrobatic power metal” (Revolver), “Slave To The Sword” can be purchased from the Prosthetic webshop HERE or via the following digital outlets:

iTunes: https://itun.es/i6gh9QQ
Amazon MP3: http://amzn.to/1nOry3x
Bandcamp : http://exmortus-official.bandcamp.com/

7/25 Petaluma, CA – The Phoenix Theater
8/2 Los Angeles, CA – Black Castle (w/ Morbid Saint)
8/10 Fullerton, CA – Slidebar (FREE)
8/22 Santa Ana, CA – Malone’s (w/ Gyspyhawk)
9/1 Springfield, VA – Empire #
9/2 Trenton, NJ – Championship Bar #
9/3 New York, NY – Santos #
9/4 Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall #
9/5 Montreal, QC – Foufounes Electriques #
9/6 Quebec City, QC – Dagobert #
9/8 Lakewood, OH – The Foundry #
9/12 Winnipeg, MB – The Zoo #
9/13 Saskatoon, SK – Rock Bottom #
9/16 Vancouver, BC – Red Room #
9/17 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven #
9/18 Portland, OR – Tonic Lounge #
9/20 Anaheim, CA – OC Music Hall #
9/21 San Diego, CA – New Royal Dive #
9/23 Denver, CO – Moon Room #
9/25 Fort Worth, TX – Rail Club #
9/27 Orlando, FL – Haven Lounge #
9/28 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum #
# with Arsis & Allegaeon

Suffokate members leave mid tour, band cancels remaining dates


Per band Facebook..

We unfortunately have to announce that we are officially dropping off the remaining dates of the “murder without motive tour”. Our guitarist jason graff and bass player ivan munguia informed us 2 days ago that they have decided to leave the band and that they would not finish the remaining tour dates. We apologize to all our fans, the promoters, booking agents, as well as the bands on the tour package ( Abiotic, As They Sleep) . The remaining band members did want to finish the tour, and made our best attempt at making that happen but were unable to track down a van, trailer, guitarist, and bass player with such short notice. This does not mean the band will be breaking up, our vocalist john , lead guitarist miguel, and drummer Lars are all here to stay. On that note if you are a bass or guitar player, preferably with tour experience, and are interested in auditioning please message us on this page. Thank