Saturday, March 29, 2014

Sabaton - To Hell And Back (video)

YESH!!!! Another scorcher from Sabaton! The lyric video for upcoming album "Heroes". "Heroes" is to be released on Nuclear Blast Records May 16th. It's a bit of a wait, but totally worth it!

Tracklist of "Heroes":

01. Night Witches
02. No Bullets Fly
03. Smoking Snakes
04. Inmate 4859
05. To Hell And Back
06. The Ballad Of Bull
07. Resist And Bite
08. Soldier Of 3 Armies
09. Far From The Fame
10. Hearts Of Iron

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

EyeHateGod - Agitation! Propaganda! (lyric video) New Album May 27

Following countless years of personal hardships, studio disasters and times of music industry indecision, New Orleans' own EYEHATEGOD, with much relief and excitement, are proud to announce the release of their brand new full-length! Entirely assembled and financed by the band, the self-titled, eleven-track long player will be released on May 27th by their partners at Housecore Records in North America, May 26th by Century Media in Europe, Australia and New Zealand and May 21st by Daymare in Japan.

Comments vocalist Mike IX Williams, "I have to say I don't believe we've lost nary a step in the creation of this album and we think these newer songs are a killer combination of classic EYEHATEGOD mixed along with our best production, mixing, engineering and songwriting in thirteen years. The main and total tragic break in the chain, was obviously last year's death of our great friend and drummer, Joey LaCaze. However, his original drum tracks made it onto the final master recordings and we're fucking psyched about that... As for working with Housecore, it was a no-brainer. We've always been a family, and will always remain a family."

Adds Housecore founder Philip H. Anselmo, "Being a part of the new EHG record is a dream come true. I've known, supported and loved the guys for almost as long as I've been playing music myself, and it is our pleasure here at The Housecore Records Compound to have 'em aboard. And I gotta mention, having heard the new record, this is the EYEHATEGOD record every true fan has been waiting for.... Hail!"


Legendary Band Saint Vitus 35th Anniversary Tour

Legendary doom metal icons, SAINT VITUS, are pleased to announce a very special run of live rituals to celebrate their astounding thirty-fifth anniversary! Sponsored by Scion AV, the tour will commence on May 8th in Albuquerque and wind its way through fifteen cities, coming to a close on May 25th in Dallas. The band will be performing the planet-rumbling "Born Too Late" album -- the first SAINT VITUS outing to feature the imperious voice of Scott "Wino" Weinrich -- in its entirety alongside other renowned VITUS hymns. The band will be joined by Portland stoner rock power trio Sons Of Huns, supporting their recently released "Banishment Ritual" full-length on EasyRider Records. Comments the band of their coveted spot on the tour, "We can't be any more stoked to support one of the finest purveyors of doom and crush many cities in our wake!" Tickets go on sale Friday, March 14th.

Starting April 1st, Scion AV will be giving away two pairs of tickets to every club show via Twitter. See for details.

SAINT VITUS w/ Sons Of Huns
5/08/2014 Launch Pad - Albuquerque, NM
5/09/2014 Club Red - Phoenix, AZ
5/10/2014 Cheyenne Saloon - Las Vegas, NV
5/11/2014 The Observatory (Psycho De Mayo Fest) - Santa Ana, CA
5/13/2014 The Echo - Los Angeles, CA
5/14/2014 SLO Brew - San Luis Obispo, CA
5/15/2014 Strummer's - Fresno, CA
5/16/2014 Thee Parkside - San Francisco, CA
5/17/2014 Branx - Portland, OR
5/18/2014 Highline - Seattle, WA
5/20/2014 In The Venue - Salt Lake City, UT
5/21/2014 Marquis Theatre - Denver, CO
5/23/2014 Red 7 (Outside) - Austin, TX
5/24/2014 Fitzgerald's Downstairs - Houston, TX
5/25/2014 Three Links - Dallas, TX

Dave Chandler - guitar
Scott Weinrich - vocals
Mark Adams - bass
Henry Vasquez - drums

Monday, March 10, 2014

Sabaton - The Story of Heroes Chapter 1 (video)

SABATON discusses the new album, working in the studio, and new lineup. New video entitled SABATON - The Story of Heroes Chapter 1. On May 16, they will release their seventh album entitled "Heroes".

01. Night Witches
02. No Bullets Fly
03. Smoking Snakes
04. Inmate 4859
05. To Hell And Back
06. The Ballad Of Bull
07. Resist And Bite
08. Soldier Of 3 Armies
09. Far From The Fame
10. Hearts Of Iron

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Savage Messiah - Hammered Down (video/audio)

squeeeeeeeee Another Savage Messiah track released! "Hammered Down" from THE FATEFUL DARK. The album THE FATEFUL DARK will be released very soon, March 18 on Earache Records. THE FATEFUL DARK is available to pre-order now from the Earache Webstore on CD with an exclusive bonus disc featuring three cover tracks, and is also available on limited edition coloured vinyl LP in the following quantities and colours:

100 - Iconocaust Clear
200 - Hellblazer (Red & Yellow Splatter)
300 - Cross of Babylon (Transparent Red)
400 - Black

All vinyl orders of THE FATEFUL DARK also include a bonus 10" vinyl featuring four cover tracks.  See an image of the different vinyl colours at

Pre-order THE FATEFUL DARK now from the Earache Webstore in Europe at or in North America at

THE FATEFUL DARK is also available to pre-order on iTunes, including three bonus tracks and three instant free tracks, at

To keep you going until the release of THE FATEFUL DARK, download SAVAGE MESSIAH's previous album, PLAGUE OF CONSCIENCE, completely free on BitTorrent at

Don't miss SAVAGE MESSIAH on tour now:

Mar. 03 - Southampton, UK - Talking Heads (w/ SOULFLY)
Mar. 05 - York, UK - Fibbers
Mar. 06 - Glasgow, UK - Audio
Mar. 07 - Manchester, UK - Sound Control
Mar. 08 - Wolverhampton, UK - Slade Rooms
Mar. 13 - Pwllheli, UK - Hammerfest
Apr. 19 - Norwich, UK - Thrashersaurus Festival
May 14-21 - San Antonio, Ibiza - Hard Rock Hell Road Trip
Aug. 16 - Kettering, UK - Alt-Fest

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Steampunk Horror Graphic Novel entitled TOSHIRO


MILWAUKIE, OR—Genres collide in an adventure where steam-powered tanks clash with katanas in the new graphic novel Toshiro from writer Jai Nitz (Dream Thief) and artist Janusz Pawlak!

“Toshiro bends and blends genres to make something altogether new. Janusz and I wanted to play with Victorian steampunk, alternate history, Lovecraftian monsters, and the magic of Tezuka’s Astro Boy to tell a story,” said Jai Nitz. “We wanted to wear our influences on our sleeves, but do the hard work of creating something new. I think this book will appeal to any fans of adventure.”

The mechano-samurai Toshiro travels a Victorian clockwork world, battling horrors too dark for mankind. With his mysterious partner, the world-famous adventurer Quicksilver Bob, Toshiro must face Earth’s greatest foe yet: the soul-stealing, zombie-creating jellyfish from beyond. Janusz Pawlak’s jagged inks and moody watercolors create a world of dread and mystery.

Toshiro will be available from DARK HORSE on June 04, 2014 at $19.99.
You can pre-order here: Toshiro at Dark Horse

AC Boardwalk Con 2015


MARCH 6, 2014, RED BANK, NJ - If you're a fan of comics, cosplaying, games, and all things Geek, then get ready for an awesome celebration - AC Boardwalk Con 2015!

AC Boardwalk Con (ACBC) will take place over the weekend of May 14-17, 2015, in Atlantic City, NJ.  This late Spring/Early Summer time frame delivers a full-fledged con experience to the East Coast at the beginning of the con season.

ACBC is brought to life by the creative team behind award-winning booth designs and event marketing campaigns for clients including Marvel and 2K Games.   "I came up with AC Boardwalk Con because my team and I have had extensive experience with exhibitors and fans through our sister company, Promoguys Marketing Group," says Michael D'Alessio, founder of AC Boardwalk Con and President of Promoguys Marketing Group.  "I developed a show that is fan-centric, but also definitively delivers the marketing opportunities, interactivity, and visibility that exhibitors and vendors want from a convention."

Offering quite a few unique add-ons that fans are sure to enjoy, as well as creating new opportunities for exhibitors to interact with the attendees and press, ACBC is adding levels to the con experience.  The show is designed to offer exhibitors further reach beyond their cement floor space, while creating a more interactive experience for the fans.

ACBC is already in negotiations with some of the comic and gaming industries' major publishers, as well as with top-tier creators and celebrity guests.

Some ACBC show attributes include:

  • The 30,000 square foot ACBC Cosplay Ballroom Party is the ultimate Cosplayers' Party.  Realistic, panoramic backdrops for walk-up photos, celebrity Cosplayer Hosts, pop-up performances and more are just some of the happenings at the ACBC Cosplay Ballroom Party. 
  • The ACBC UnMasked Experience is a first-come/first-served experience where celebrity guests kick back and enjoy a more intimate experience with the fans. 
  • The ACBC High Rollers Lounge is one of the more exclusive experiences at the con.  Membership includes cocktails with celebrities in a laid back and interactive environment.  Membership is extended to only 200 attendees. 
  • Keep an eye on the ACBC Spotlight Stages where pop-up experiences from Exhibitors, Vendors, Celebrities, and Industry Professionals take place when you least expect it.
  • Enroll in classes taught by industry leaders in the ACBC School for Fans. The more classes you attend, the more Con-Creds you earn.  The more Con-Creds you earn, the better your ACBC Graduation Gift will be! 
  • The ACBC Emerging-Creator Program allows up-and-coming creators (writers, artists, developers and programmers) to have a chance of one-on-one meetings with comics and video gaming publishers and industry leaders in 15-minute segments.   This unique opportunity allows the participant to have their work reviewed in front of them, while getting direct feedback on their work. 
  • Meet your favorite Artists in the ACBC ArtPod Experience! ArtPods position artists and their work in a gallery setting right in the midst of the Show Floor.
  • Cosplayers rejoice!  Private changing rooms offer more space than a phone booth and a secret lair to kick your boots off.  Emergency Repair Stations, equipped with the essentials a Cosplayer could need: sewing machines, materials, painting areas, etc. are available right in the convention center.  Become a member of the ACBC Secret Identity League and get full access during show hours.  

ACBC is keeping a few cards close to their vest, especially when it comes to the hotly anticipated Grand Marshals of the ACBC Midnight Masquerade Parade down the famous AC Boardwalk!

Diamond Plate Tour Dates with Hatchet

Chicago metal trio DIAMOND PLATE have confirmed a US tour with Bay Area thrashers HATCHET.

The "America Under Plague" tour kicks off in Tulsa, Oklahoma on April 11th, just days after DIAMOND PLATE wrap up their current five-week US tour with EAST OF THE WALL.  Also appearing on the America Under Plague tour are Colorado power metallers CELLADOR.


"Back in the early days of us playing shows in Chicago, Hatchet would always be the band from California that we looked forward to bringing out to our scene the most.  They even played Konrad's 18th birthday show.  Years later, we're pumped to finally hit the road with our friends and bring heavy music to new scenes across the USA.  The road for Diamond Plate doesn't end in 2014!"

Don't miss DIAMOND PLATE on tour at the following shows:

Mar. 07 - Knoxville, TN - The Bowery
Mar. 09 - Orlando, FL - Uncle Lou's Entertainment Hall
Mar. 10 - Jacksonville, FL - Jack Rabbits
Mar. 11 - Hattiesburg, NC - The Tavern
Mar. 12 - New Orleans, LA - Siberia
Mar. 14 - Austin, TX - SXSW
Mar. 15 - Oklahoma City, OK - Leon's Lounge
Mar. 16 - Albuquerque, NM - The Jam Spot
Mar. 17 - Phoenix, AZ - Yucca
Mar. 18 - Anaheim, CA - Mirror Image Studios
Mar. 19 - Reno, NV - Jub Jub's
Mar. 20 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Bar Deluxe
Mar. 21 - South Tahoe, CA - Rojo's Tavern
Mar. 23 - Portland, OR - Rotture
Mar. 24 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
Mar. 25 - Spokane, WA - Checkerboard Bar
Mar. 27 - Great Falls, MT - Machinery Row
Mar. 29 - Billings, MT - The Railyard
Mar. 30 - Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater
Mar. 31 - Lincoln, NE - Vega
Apr. 01 - Saint Louis, MO - Fubar
Apr. 02 - Chicago, IL - Cobra Lounge
Apr. 03 - Warren, MI - The Ritz
Apr. 04 - Akron, OH - Annabell's
Apr. 05 - Buffalo, NY - Broadway Joe's
Apr. 06 - Syracuse, NY - Mac's Mad Art Bar

Apr. 11 - Tulsa, OK - Downtown Lounge
Apr. 12 - Del City, OK - The Chameleon Room
Apr. 13 - McKinney, TX - The Boiler Room
Apr. 15 - Plano, TX - Scout Bar
Apr. 18 - Big Spring, TX - Sugars Bar
Apr. 22 - Las Vegas, NV - The Dive Bar
Apr. 23 - Phoenix, AZ - Club Red
Apr. 24 - Fullerton, CA - The Slidebar
Apr. 26 - Walnut Creek, CA - Red House Live
Apr. 30 - Sparks, NV - The Alley
May 01 - Salt Lake City, UT - Burt's Tiki Lounge
May 02 - Denver, CO - Moon Room
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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

SAXON releases New Live Album April 29

Saxon to release live album “St. George’s Day Sacrifice – Live In Manchester” on April 29, 2014 via UDR Music

Each year, British heavy metal legends SAXON honor a fine tradition of paying homage to England’s patron Saint George by putting on a spectacular annual show on St. George’s Day (April 23rd). The band’s new live album, "St. George’s Day Sacrifice – Live in Manchester", was recorded at last year’s performance on that special day at The Ritz in Manchester, England during the band’s ‘Sacrifice World Tour’. The album, mixed and mastered by Andy Sneap and produced by SAXON vocalist Biff Byford, hits stores in the U.S. on April 29, 2014 via UDR Music.

This 2 CD set (also available in digital format) covers a collection of SAXON’s finest work from 1979 up to 2013, including a very special rendition of ‘Broken Heroes' dedicated to The British Armed Forces.

"St. George’s Day Sacrifice – Live in Manchester" tracklisting:

CD 1 – running time 61:05 minutes
01 Sacrifice
02 Wheels Of Terror
03 Power And The Glory
04 Made In Belfast
05 Rock’n Roll Gypsy
06 And The Bands Played On
07 I've Got To Rock (To Stay Alive)
08 Night Of The Wolf
09 Conquistador
10 Broken Heroes
11 Guardians of The Tomb

CD 2 – running time 59:08 minutes
01 Never Surrender
02 Ride Like The Wind
03 Crusader
04 Stand Up And Fight
05 Dallas I PM
06 747 (Strangers In The Night)
07 Wheels Of Steel
08 Strong Arm Of The Law
09 Denim And Leather
10 Princess of The Night

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