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Homewrecker Set To Embark On Tour

Homewrecker stage-dives right into 2017 with a slew of live dates, starting January 13th in Chicago with Weekend Nachos' final show, and including a two-week run with Expire as part of their final tour, slots on Midwest Blood Fest, Modified Ghost Fest, and 71 Grind Fest, shows with Nails, and more.

The Casualties Release New Video

THE CASUALTIES have released a new video for the track "Brothers and Sisters". Shot by the band during their most recent stop in Quito, Ecuador, the track titled "Brothers and Sisters" comes off the band's latest album 'Chaos Sound', and is streaming now here.

A Perfect Circle Announce Spring Tour

A Perfect Circle will trek across North America this Spring in the outfit’s first tour since 2011, with the month long outing kicking off at The Pearl in Las Vegas (April 7 and 8).

Tombs Reveal Upcoming Recording and Tour Plans

Brooklyn-based experimental metal outfit TOMBS has entered Mana Recording Studio St. Petersburg, Florida to begin recording their fourth full-length. Produced once again by Erik Rutan (Hate Eternal), the as-yet-untitled album is set for a Summer release via Metal Blade Records. Following the recording, TOMBS will return to the road in March, joining Darkest Hour, Ringworm, and Rivers Of Nihil for a US journey from March 5th through March 21st.

Bouncing Souls Announce West Coast Tour Dates

New Jersey punk legends, The Bouncing Souls, are kicking off the new year by announcing a run of United States West Coast tour dates starting in March. The shows will feature support from AJJ, Get Dead, and The Bombpops.

Season Of Mist Signs Nocturnal Graves

Season of Mist are proud to announce the signing of Australian satanic death metal band NOCTURNAL GRAVES. The band is comprised of former and current members of DESTROYER 666, DENOUNCEMENT PYRE, RAZOR OF OCCAM, and more, and are currently writing material for their third full length album.

Max & Iggor Cavalera Announce Second Leg of Return To Roots

Following the success of this fall's 20th Anniversary RETURN TO ROOTS tour, Max & Iggor Cavalera are pleased to announce an upcoming second leg of the tour, hitting additional markets from February 9, 2017 through early March. Several new cities will witness the legendary Sepultura classic album Roots performed in its entirety each night by Max, Iggor, Marc Rizzo (Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy, Ill Niño) and Tony Campos (Soulfly, Static-X, Ministry, Fear Factory).

Metal Blade Announces 35th Anniversary Tour

To commemorate Metal Blade Records' 35th anniversary in 2017, four bands from the label's much-celebrated roster will come together for a special US tour this March: WHITECHAPEL, CATTLE DECAPITATION, GOATWHORE, and ALLEGAEON. The tour will run from February 22nd in Boston, Massachusetts through March 16th in New Orleans, Louisiana. See below for all confirmed dates.

Warbringer Unveil Album Details

WARBRINGER has continued to evolve throughout its four albums into the one of the most aurally devastating bands in the scene today. On March 31st they deliver their monumental 5th record entitled Woe to the Vanquished and make a triumphant step forward on this record--it's an absolute must for ANYONE who's into metal today.

Darkest Hour To Release New Album Via Southern Lord

Darkest Hour, the D.C. metalcore pioneers, release their ninth full-length album, Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora, on March 10 via Southern Lord Recordings. The last record was total shit, so maybe this one will be an improvement.

Calm Hatchery and Lago Confirm Split

Poland's Sefmadegod Records and US-based Battleground Records have joined forces to release the upcoming split 7" from LAGO and CALM HATCHERY, two top-tier upcoming acts within the international death metal scene.

Anvil Announces 2017 U.S. Tour

Hot on the heels of their latest release "Anvil is Anvil" Canadian Metal heroes ANVIL are set to return the road in the US in March of 2017. The tour kicks off March 2nd in Boston, MA and will run through April 9th in Cleveland, OH. Support on the tour will come from Night Demon and Graveshadow.

Metal Blade Signs Bloodclot

Metal Blade Records is proud to announce the worldwide signing of the hardcore punk unit Bloodclot. Bloodclot is a project featuring true hardcore pioneers: John Joseph of the Cro-Mags, plus former members of Queens of the Stone Age (Joey Castillo, drums; Nick Oliveri, bass), and Danzig (Todd Youth, guitar).

Less Than Jake Sign With Pure Noise Records

Pasadena based independent label Pure Noise Records is proud to welcome to their roster influential Gainesville punk band Less Than Jake! The band joins the label’s eclectic family which includes acts like The Story So Far, Senses Fail, Four Year Strong and State Champs among others.

Devildriver Premiere New Video

Southern California's revered groove metal band DEVILDRIVER released their long awaited, 7th studio album, Trust No One thisMay via Napalm Records. Check out the exclusive premiere of the video courtesy of Metal Injection here.

Power Trip Detail New Album

POWER TRIP slay us with "Firing Squad," the first new single from their anxiously awaited sophomore release Nightmare Logic, which will see release February 22nd through Southern Lord. "Firing Squad" was debuted this week at NPR, who described that the record, "possesses a certain monolithic quality Lemmy would admire: a massive rawness and a sludgy, heavy hopelessness that thrashes with punk immediacy and metal intricacy...it's a track preparing for war."

Tyketto Release New Video & Reschedule Tour Dates

In celebration of the band's 25th Anniversary, Frontiers Music Srl has released TYKETTO's brand new album "Reach". Today the band releases their new video for the song "Kick Like A Mule". Watch the exclusive premiere of the video here.

Gwar Rigs Election, Destroying Trump and Clinton

Fresh off their amazing appearance on the "Howard Stern Wrap Up Show" where they performed the Electric Comicbook (Howard Stern's Middle School Band) classic "Silver Nickels, Golden Dimes", GWAR has once again returned to The AV Club to take part in their "Undercover Series".

Introducing the Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest

On Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, 2017, America's only monthly extreme music magazine is bringing the loudest, heaviest two-day craft beer festival in the world to The Fillmore Philadelphia. The first annual Decibel Metal & Beer Fest, presented by Unibroue, is two days of brutal bands and the most metal craft beer in North America.

Crystal Lake Release New Video

Japanese heavy-rock giants Crystal Lake have announced plans to release their long awaited, fourth full-length album, True North, on Artery Recordings in North America on December 2nd. In anticipation for the new record the band will unveil the record’s first new track titled “Omega” on Friday, November 4th.

Iron Reagan Reveal New Album Details

Just in time for election day, crossover punks IRON REAGAN call upon thee to join the holy order of thrash on their latest full-length, Crossover Ministry. Across 18 tracks and thirty minutes of frantic, punk-metal fury, IRON REAGAN mix a blitzkrieg of relentlessly catchy riffs and irresistible, mosh-ready grooves with punchy, thrash gallops and hardcore punk attitude.

Goatwhore Confirm Tour With Crowbar

Louisiana metal legion GOATWHORE will close 2016 with a final stretch of live incursions alongside fellow New Orleans comrades, Crowbar. The co-headlining journey will commence on November 30th in Pensacola, Florida and march its way through fifteen cities, coming to a close on December 14th in Macon, Georgia.

The Agonist Release Lyric Video

THE AGONIST released their latest album and Napalm Records debut Five this past September. As the band prepares to head out on the first North American tour in support of Five they have completed work on a lyric video for the song "The Man Who Fell To Earth".

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