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FATES WARNING will kick off their US Tour tonight in Hartford, CT and runs through November 2nd in Ramona, CA. Fans can expect to hear selections from “A Pleasant Shade of Gray“, the FATES WARNING favorites, and more. Support on the first part of the tour (10/9 10/21) comes from Imminent Sonic Destruction and on the second part of the tour from Vangough (10/23-11/2). A complete list of dates can be found below.  

The fourth installment of the annual SOUTHWEST TERROR FEST takes over Tucson, Arizona in just one week, with four days of live mayhem running from October 15th through 18th. Festival enthusiasts at Cvlt Nation have hosted a mixtape with a ton of free music streaming in advance of the melee, organized by the festival promoters.  

Chicago’s IMMORTAL BIRD will kick off their headlining takeover next week. The band’s latest journey – which follows their recent and successful Summer excursion — will commence on October 12th in Denver crumbling the stages of over a dozen venues through nine states including an appearance at this year’s Southwest Terror Fest (Sleep, Brothers Of The Sonic Cloth, Dropdead, Bongripper etc.) in Tucson, Arizona.  

Southern California’s GOATSNAKE is currently preparing to cross the Atlantic for a one-off performance at Desertfest this Sunday, followed by a trio of East Coast US shows.  

GHOUL has released a new song for the ongoing soundtrack to Image Comics’ The Humans graphic novel series. The song is available online from The Humans Soundcloud page RIGHT HERE. The Humans comic, by Keenan Marshall Keller and Tom Neely, is set in the ’70s and follows a motorcycle gang’s exploits, but with a twist; in this world, the gangs are all apes and actual humans are primitive beasts kept around for sport. Each issue of The Humans is accompanied by two original songs released online from bands such as Goblin Cock and Witches Of God. GHOUL’s song, “Humans Till Deth“, is an octane-fueled surf-thrash tune attached to the release of issue #8, out now. To celebrate the release,... 

merican death metal icons, CANNIBAL CORPSE, will kick off their US headlining tour this evening. Set to embark in Jacksonville, Florida, the journey will level the stages of twenty-six venues, drawing to a close in Orlando, Florida on November 7th.  

Holland’s traumatizing blackened industrial act, GNAW THEIR TONGUES, returns to the US for the second time in its lifespan, primed to take part in the inaugural California Deathfest in Oakland this weekend.  

For the first time, Metal Blade Records will appear as an official vendor at the annual New York Comic Con (NYCC) convention, which takes place at the Javits Center from October 8-11, 2015.  

OTARGOS have unleashed the fifth and final trailer for their upcoming sixth studio full-length album, Xeno Kaos. View the trailer at: https://youtu.be/YXM_twv8yb8.  

Southern California’s FORCED ORDER has just declared a new pile of Fall and Winter tour dates on both American and European soil, including US shows with Burn, Soul Search, Ceremony and Trapped Under Ice, a European tour with Turnstile, and Winter appearances at FYA Fest and several shows with Foundation. The tour dates see announcement just as the vinyl version of the band’s decimating debut LP, Vanished Crusade, is ready to see release this week through Revelation Records.  

Magic Bullet Records has locked down November 20th as the official release date for One Foot In The Flesh Grave, the debut LP from Durham, North Carolina-based WAILIN STORMS.  

Crucial Blast is proud to announce the impending double-album full-length recording from legendary UK noise rock act RAMLEH, having set Circular Time for November 20th release.  

Next month, Corpse Flower Records will unveil Morbid Tales: A Tribute To Celtic Frost, a maniacal 12-inch compilation featuring the likes of Persekutor, Acid Witch, Temple Of Void, Municipal Waste, Hayward featuring Scott Kelly and Jason Roeder of Neurosis, Evoken and Coffin’s Slave featuring Scott Carlson of Repulsion, all paying tribute to one of extreme metal’s most influential acts.  

Redemption‘s sixth album, The Art of Loss, has been completed and will be released early in 2016 by Metal Blade Records. Featuring groundbreaking guest performances from a number of legendary musicians, the CD’s nine tracks contain over 70 minutes of Redemption‘s unique blend of passion, melody, aggression and complexity.  

On October 30th, Whitechapel will unleash their new feature length video release, The Brotherhood of the Blade, which follows the sextet on tour and at home, and dives deep into the hearts and minds of one of metal’s brightest acts. Featuring an exclusive documentary, The Brotherhood of the Blade stands as a glimpse into the band’s world, into each member’s outlook, and the changes they’ve experienced over the past near-decade on the road.  

North Carolina Death Merchants NECROCOSM have just released one Hell of a savage, penetrating debut album called Damnation Doctrine. Purchase and/or stream the album in its entirety at http://necrocosm666.bandcamp.com/.  


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