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NYC-area-based dark industrial unit, THEOLOGIAN, will deliver its next ominous output with the release of the A Means By Which To Break The Surface Of The Real LP in late August.  

Toronto, Ontario-based death metal horde, ABYSS, begins their West Coast Anatomization, the tour set to invade ten-cities over the next week-and-a-half. Kicking off in Vancouver, British Columbia, the quartet will then bulldoze south down the coastline, storming Olympia, Seattle, Portland, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Bakersfield, San Jose, Oakland and San Francisco, where the tour ends on August 8th.  

Album CoverHailing from the beautiful Hamburg, Grim Vision combines the reckloose speed of hardcore through the bleak aggression of black metal, creating a cinder block of heavy, grinding metal on their newest slab, War Agony. Here’s a review about it!  

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Faith No More have posted a live video for the single, “Superhero” The clip was filmed at The Fillmore in Detroit on May 8.  

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With general admission tickets increasing to $70 on SATURDAY and VIP tickets completely sold out, THE SHINDIG MUSIC FESTIVAL returns “heavier than ever” Saturday, Sept. 19 to Carroll Park with rock radio staples GODSMACK and ‘90s alternative giants STONE TEMPLE PILOTS —featuring Chester Bennington of Linkin Park on vocals — anchoring the daylong, two-stage lineup in the city’s Pigtown district. Last year’s Shindig drew a record-setting 10,000 music lovers — the most ever gathered at Carroll Park for an event — and was named BEST MUSIC FESTIVAL in Baltimore by the readers of Baltimore City Paper.  

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Berlin-based heavy metal blues rockers, LUCIFER, released their debut Lucifer I June 16th via Rise Above Records.   

He’s been called many things, gone by many names, accomplished many heroic deeds. But now, it’s time for a new beginning. This November, the world’s first super hero is back in the game in HERCULES #1! Fan-favorite writer Dan Abnett (Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians 3000) and artist Luke Ross (Hulk, Secret Avengers) blast out of the gate with an explosive first issue that’ll show the world why he set the bar for heroism in the first place!  

As their thirtieth anniversary creeps ever closer late in 2015, NEUROSIS will this week embark on their most massive North American tour since before the turn of the millennium, as the sixteen-city expedition kicks off tomorrow, Friday, July 31st.  

Faith No More have posted a live video for the single, “Superhero” (https://youtu.be/YX1YGMu9f-U). The clip was filmed at The Fillmore in Detroit on May 8.  

New Jersey grinders ORGAN DEALER have issued a tour update to warn those fearful of the war machine and to welcome those joining the band in battle. First strike capability to be demonstrated at Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus Bar with Artificial Brain, Cognitive, and Skullshitter on July 30 (aka Visceral Infection Record Release Show). Bombing run and ground assault dates follow.  

Belgian death metal horde, SERIAL BUTCHER – which features current and formers members of Aborted, Emeth, Moker, Ectopia and more — will spew forth their first full-length offering in five years this Fall via Unique Leader Records.  

The fourth installment of the annual SOUTHWEST TERROR FEST is now less than three months from once again overthrowing Tucson, Arizona with four days of live mayhem from an incredible array of artists from across the gamut of the underground scene.  

Seattle’s HE WHOSE OX IS GORED has been raising the brows of the underground masses with their eclectic, oft trance-inducing fusion of doom, prog rock, post hardcore and psychedelic shoegaze since their inception in 2009. Following the release of their critically-adored, Bleeding Light Records-issued Rumors 7″ last year, the band will undrape their highly-anticipated full-length debut, The Camel, The Lion, The Child, this Fall.  

This August, celebrate a half century of Marvel’s premier intelligence agency in one colossal issue! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your new look at S.H.I.E.L.D. #9 – the oversized anniversary special! Be there when blockbuster writer Mark Waid and artist Lee Ferguson answer a question 50 years in the making.  

An unexpected rogue force of anti-heroes has been brought here to save our world, the collective bearing the title, PSEUDO/SENTAI. The outfit has dedicated the past five years to the recording of two full-length albums which will be released upon the masses to spread and memorialize their message to humanity, the first of which is nearing release early this Fall, as Bansheeface.  

Catholic Dictatorship, the second album from Poland’s ruthless grindcore quartet, NORYLSK, is out now on Selfmadegod Records, and is streaming in its gutting entirety and available to mailorder fans internationally.  


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