April 2015 will see the return of the HATEFEST Tour. The unholy billing will be headlined by SIX FEET UNDER and includes also Marduk, Vader and Hate! Special guests on all weekend-dates will be Eisregen and Debauchery. Tickets for this exceptional Death/Black Metal tour are available at www.hardticket.eu. Comments SIX FEET UNDER singer Chris Barnes: “We are very proud to announce our first tour dates of 2015 headlining the HateFest Tour in Europe this April! It’s gonna be fucking brutal!! It’s a great package with some real heavy hitters! And don’t forget to come check us out on our upcoming shows next month in Germany on our annual Xmas in Hell Tour of Germany it’s gonna get bloody!” Hatefest...
Canadian punk rockers Billy Talent are excited to announce the release of their greatest hits album, aptly titled HITS in the US via The End Records, CLICK HERE to download on iTunes. The 14 song collection will include all the band’s biggest hits along with two new songs – “Kingdom of Zod” and “Chasing the Sun”.
Following their mammothly successful tour through Europe alongside Saint Vitus, UK stoner metal icons, ORANGE GOBLIN, will bring their heavy grooves Stateside next month for a two-week bout of live takeovers supporting Down. Slated to embark December 1st in San Antonio, the trek will run through fifteen cities, coming to a close on December 21st in Houston. Additional support will come from Bl’ast and King Parrot.
New to Image Comics this February, comes Meredith McClaren’s enchanting fantasy HINGES. Written and drawn by McClaren, the graphic novel introduces the nuts and bolts of a city called Cobble, where one girl new to the city, Orio, must depend on help wherever she can find it. Her assigned familiar, Bauble, has his own agenda however. As the two explore the walls of the city, they find they are not the only new arrivals.
Papa Roach is back! With a new album titled F.E.A.R. (Face Everything and Rise) which is scheduled to be released on January 27th, 2015. Metal Machine got the chance to discuss the new album with guitarist Jerry Horton, along with the past history of the band. Although the album marks 22 years of Papa Roach, Horton insists the band views it more as “acknowledging 15 years of Infest.” With the album being a celebration of the success Papa Roach has found in the last 15 years, we wanted to take a road down memory lane with Jerry.
Northern Irish Rockers THE ANSWER are pleased to announce that they have re-signed with Napalm Records. The band released their last album New Horizon in September 2013 to critical acclaim and has just finished work on their new follow up record entitled Raise a Little Hell. The album will be released on March 6th (GSA/Benelux), March 9th (UK and Europe) and March 10th in North America. Hot on the heels of the new album announcement, THE ANSWER are set to perform a couple of UK festival shows this winter at which they will be featuring new material from the forthcoming album. In March 2015 they will hit the road again on a comprehensive UK headline tour which will be followed by a soon to be announced European...
Following the October release of its critically-acclaimed genre-blending title Dungeon of the Endless, award-winning indie developer Amplitude Studios unveiled today that gamers worldwide can enter its new Design-Your-Own-Monster Contest. Players with an aptitude for designing stupidly cool monsters can enter the contest with the chance of winning an indie developer’s bundle of goodies featuring three free copies of the game (to play co-op, obviously!), the permanent integration of their monster into the game, their name in the credits, and a T-shirt featuring the designed monster.
New York Times bestselling and award-winning writer Jonathan Hickman (EAST OF WEST, THE AVENGERS) teams up with explosive artist Ryan Bodenheim (RED MASS FOR MARS, SECRET) for an all-new adventure series fraught with mystery, intrigue, and exotic end-of life care in THE DYING AND THE DEAD, coming from Image Comics on January 28.