Southern Cali's lethal XIBALBA has just unleashed a new video for "Soledad," one of the most punishing tracks on their Hasta La Muerte LP, released in 2012 by Southern Lord. They have also revealed their upcoming dates with Comeback Kid, Backtrack and Downpresser.
The band revolving around the legendary brothers Max and Igor Cavalera is currently working on their still untitled third studio effort and Napalm Records will be releasing it. According to Max, they are headed in a more grindcore direction and are going to go forward as a two-piece.
Oregon punk metal ruffians, Toxic Holocaust, will unite with California gore tacticians/labelmates Exhumed, for a North American bout of live abrasions this Winter! The chaos will prevail on January 22nd in Seattle and wind its way through seventeen cities before coming to a mutinous close February 9th in Sacramento. Special guests include Ramming Speed and Mammoth Grinder. The journey precedes the previously announced TOXIC/EXHUMED European invasion set to commence February 22nd.
Hirax have released details for their upcoming album, Immortal Legacy, that will be released on CD, LP and digital in February/March. The record was produced by Bill Metover (Slayer, Armored Saint, Sacred Reich) with artwork done by Philip Lawvere (Kreator, Celtic Frost).
Cult Leader are the next evolutionary leap forward for three-quarters of Gaza. After the early 2013 dissolution of the aforementioned band, remaining members Michael Mason, Casey Hansen, and Anthony Lucero were joined by bassist Sam Richards to form this brand new beast.
Canadian technical death metal legends Gorguts begin their next North American tour tonight. The band will trek through the Northeast US and Eastern Canada on a short headlining run that starts tonight in Burlington VT. Gorguts will be supported by Origin and Nero Di Marte, and a full list of confirmed tour dates can be found here.
Get your tight jeans and tissues ready, because yesterday it was announced that Touche Amore and MewithoutYou (I'm not sure on the correct capitalization) will be hitting the road together and through February and March. Joining them will be Seahaven, Caravels and Drug Church on select dates.
Right on the heels of finishing up a huge overseas tour, Philadelphia's finest, The Wonder Years have announced a Spring headline tour kicking off March 5th in Clifton Park, NY at The Upstate Concert Hall! Defeater, Citizen, Real Friends & Modern Baseball are confirmed to support.
Polish extreme metal band Vader have entered Hertz Studio in Bialystok, Poland to record their twelfth studio album, TIBI ET IGNI. The Wies?awski Brothers, Wojtek and Slawek, will share duties at the production helm.
With words from the creators themselves, the story of how the impending collaborative Terrestrials LP from SUNN O))) and ULVER was conceptualized and created has been dispatched to the public, in addition to the first auditory indication of the material the album presents.
With two triumphant star-studded national tours under our bullet belt, Decibel Magazine is raising the (bloody) stakes on our hotly anticipated third cross-country domination. This spring, we're proud to bring you the reanimation of death metal demigods Carcass alongside melodeath powerhouse The Black Dahlia Murder, technical death metal heroes Gorguts and emerging death/thrash squad Noisem.
Following a week-and-a-half November tour through the Midwest, COP PROBLEM will this week pack the van back up for a Northeastern mini-tour. Alongside their brethren in Old Lines, this Friday, December 6th, COP PROBLEM will travel north to invade Danbury, followed by Brooklyn on Saturday, before returning to Philadelphia for a hometown throwdown on Sunday night.
Canadian progressive metal pioneers VOIVOD recently released a video for the song, "Kluskap O'Kom". The video was directed by Syl Disjonk, known for his short horror film, Ethereal Chrysalis. The director of photography was JP Bernier (Despised Icon). The video originally premiered at Philip H. Anselmo's Housecore Horror FilmFestival in October in Austin, TX and can be viewed here...