In the video below Xenotaph perform @ The Blue Lamp in Sacramento, California 02/11/18 with Gloriam Draconis, Dearth and Barren Altar.
SKINLAB‘s February 11 performance at The Boardwalk in Orangevale, California. Check it out below.
SKINLAB kicked off a short southwestern run, dubbed “Brothers In Blood”, on January 25 in San Diego, wrapping on February 3 in Harlingen, Texas. Support on the trek came from PISSING RAZORS and SHATTERED SUN. A five-date “No Sleep Till Cali” run launched on February 6 in Tucson, Arizona and ended on February 11 in Orangevale.
SKINLAB recently announced the return of guitarist Steve Green, best known to fans as Snake.
“Our boy has slithered right back into our lives, and we embrace him with open arms,” said SKINLAB frontman Steev Esquivel via Blabbermouth
Hoods perform new music @ Den Of Sin – Sacramento, California 12/16/17 with Terror, Sworn Vengeance & Peace Killers
Hoods is a metalcore band from Sacramento, California. Formed in 1994 by Mike (Hood) Mraz who later added Logan Murray, Tony Goodloe and Billy Gaffney. Hoods shows influences such as Madball, Sick of It All, Minor Threat and Cro-Mags. They released their first EP entitled Once Again in 1996 and concentrated on live performances. After numerous fights between fans and an altercation between a couple of the band members and a police officer, the band was more or less forced out of the Sacramento area. The band concentrated efforts on the San Francisco Bay Area playing shows with groups such as Powerhouse, Redemption 87 and Skin Lab. In 1997 after a disagreement with bandmates and his mother’s illness Gaffney left and was replaced by Jeremy. Murray and Goldoe then left and were replaced by Ben and Mario. Mike was the only original member left. The Hoods were dropped from Victory Records. They signed with Eulogy Recordings in 2005 and released The King Is Dead. The group released a new album, Ghetto Blaster, on April 24, 2007. The newest release Pit Beast dropped in late May 2009 after the band signed with I Scream Records. In 2014 the band signed with Artery Recordings and released “Gato Negro”.
Exmortus are back in the studio! Recording the upcoming new album with producer Zack Ohren (Immolation, Fallujah) at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, CA.
Warbringer’s drummer Carlos Cruz and guitarist Chase Becker will be joining vocalist/guitarist Jadran “Conan” Gonzalez and bassist Cody Nunez for the recording sessions.
“We’re all stoked to record the new album with Zack, it’s the third time we’ve worked together and we feel very comfortable with him,” states Conan. “He is a great engineer and always gets the best performances from the band. It’s unfortunate that [drummer] Mario Moreno and [guitarist] David Rivera will be stepping out for this session, but nonetheless we’re very excited to record with good friends and awesome. Can’t wait to release these heavy tunes.”
The CD/DVD Digipak edition of MACHINE HEAD’s ninth studio album, Catharsis (out January 26 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment), features a full, 21-song live concert filmed at The Regency Ballroom in San Francisco in 2015.
Watch the punishing live video for “Ten Ton Hammer,” a set list staple that lives on 1997’s classic The More Things Change… album and culled from the Digipak edition, below.
Machine Head will also embark on the first leg of dates for its world tour in support of Catharsis this winter. Confirmed dates are below.
The band recently shared the crushing yet cinematic new video for the title track, along with a behind-the-scenes, “making of” feature from the “Catharsis” video shoot, which takes fans inside the creative process.
CATHARSIS TRACK LISTING:
3. Beyond the Pale
4. California Bleeding
5. Triple Beam
8. Hope Begets Hope
9. Screaming At the Sun
10. Behind a Mask
11. Heavy Lies the Crown
13. Grind You Down
14. Razorblade Smile
BONUS CD/DVD DIGIPAK TRACK LISTING:
2. Beautiful Mourning
3. Now We Die
4. Bite The Bullet
6. From This Day
7. Ten Ton Hammer
8. This Is The End
9. Beneath The Silt
10. The Blood, The Sweat, The Tears
11. Darkness Within
13. Killers & Kings
15. Descend The Shades Of Night
16. Now I Lay Thee Down
17. Take My Scars
18. Aesthetics Of Hate
19. Game Over
MACHINE HEAD ON TOUR:
1/25 — Phoenix, AZ — Nile Theater
1/27 — Albuquerque, NM — Sunshine Theater
1/29 — San Antonio, TX — Aztec Theater
1/30 — Dallas, TX — Gas Monkey Live!
1/31 — Houston,TX — HOB
2/2 — Birmingham, AL — Saturn
2/3 —Pensacola, FL — Vinyl MH
2/5 — Orlando, FL — Plaza Live
2/6 — Atlanta, GA — Centerstage
2/8 — Philadelphia, PA — Theatre of Living Arts
2/9 — New York, NY — Playstation
2/10 — Boston, MA — Paradise Rock Club
2/11 — Montreal, QC — Club Soda
2/13 — Toronto, ON — Danforth MH
2/14 — Buffalo, NY — Town Ballroom
2/15 — Pittsburgh, PA — Stage AE
2/16 — Cleveland, OH — Agora
2/17 — Detroit, MI — Majestic
2/20 — Des Moines, IA — Woolys
2/21 — Madison, WI — Majestic
2/22 — Minneapolis, MN — First Avenue
2/23 — Chicago, IL — Concord MH
2/24 — Saint Louis, MO — Pops
2/27 — Denver, CO — Summit MH
3/1 — Las Vegas, NV — HOB
3/2 — Los Angeles, CA — Fonda
3/3 — Oakland, CA — The Fox Theater
3/5 — Portland, OR — Roseland
3/6 — Vancouver, BC — Commodore
3/7 — Seattle, WA — Showbox Market
2017 is slowly coming to an end, but also marks DELAIN’s 10th band anniversary! This year on October 27th the band released their first live album titled ‘A Decade Of Delain – Live At Paradiso‘: A splendid 2-CD + DVD/Blu-Ray set fueled by some incredible highlights with many special guests such as Alissa White-Gluz, FEAR FACTORY front man Burton C. Bell or NIGHTWISH’s Marco Hietala, to name just a few!
Now DELAIN have released a live video of the song ‘Fire With Fire‘, get your eyes on the band’s stunning live performance below.
Says the band: “Last year we celebrated our decade in music with a special show at Paradiso Amsterdam, to celebrate, we uploaded one of the tracks from our Live DVD/Blu-Ray ‘A Decade Of Delain – Live At Paradiso’ to our Youtube channel. If you have not watched the entire show yet, enjoy this preview of the show!
We might be biased, but we think it would make a great Christmas present! 😉 Enjoy!”
‘A Decade Of Delain – Live At Paradiso‘ can be purchased HERE!
The track listing of ‘A Decade of Delain – Live At Paradiso‘ reads as follows:
DVD/Blu-Ray Bonus Content:
After an extensive tour all over Europe this year, DELAIN will be touring North America with KAMELOT and BATTLEBEAST in Spring 2018:
Apr. 16 – Louisville, KY – Mercury Ballroom
Apr. 17 – Charlotte, NC – Filmore Underground
Apr. 18 – Silver Springs, MD – The Filmore
Apr. 20 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
Apr. 22 – Montreal, QC – Metropolis
Apr. 23 – Toronto, ON – The Opera House
Apr. 25 – Albany, NY – Upstate Concert Hall
Apr. 26 – Pittsburgh, PA – Carnegie Music Hall
Apr. 27 – Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall
Apr. 28 – Minneapolis, MN – The Cabooze
Apr. 29 – Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
May 01 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theater
May 02 – Salt Lake City, UT – Complex
May 04 – San Jose, CA – City National Civic
May 05 – Anaheim, CA – Grove Anaheim
May 06 – Phoenix, AZ – Marquee Theater
May 08 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
May 09 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues
May 11 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
May 12 – Orlando, FL @ House of Blues
May 13 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution