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Torche Announce US Headlining Tour

Torche will kick off a brief US headlining run next month. The immediacy of the dates doesn’t mean the groups new album is drawing near however. That outing will arrive early next year through Relapse with more details to come.

09/18 Miami, FL – Churchill’s Pub
09/19 Jacksonville, FL – Burro Bar
09/20 Gainesville, FL – The Atlantic
09/21 Atlanta, GA – 97 Estoria
09/22 Nashville, TN – The End
09/23 Columbus, OH – Ace of Cups
09/24 Akron, OH – Musica
09/25 Chicago, IL – The Promontory
09/26 Pittsburgh, PA – The Smiling Moos
09/27 Brooklyn, NY – St. Vitus
09/29 Chapel Hill, NC – Cat’s Cradle Back Room
09/30 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
10/01 Orlando, FL – Backbooth

Following that run the group will make their way down under for the below tour of Australia:

Oct 16 Brisbane, AUS – Crowbar
Oct 17 North Perth, AUS – Rosemount Hotel
Oct 18 Richmond, AUS – The Corner Hotel
Oct 19 Sydney, AUS – Manning Bar

The Foo Fighters have released a trailer for their upcoming HBO series, “Sonic Highways“. That series finds the band documenting their recording experience for their new album of the same name in studios across America and features interviews with luminaries from all walks of music. Frontman Dave Grohl even has a sitdown with U.S. President Barack Obama in the series, which will begin airing on October 17th. “Sonic Highways” itself will be released on November 10th.
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Palms (Deftones/Ex-Isis) Add Another Opening Act To Fall US Tour

Another outfit will be joining Palms (Deftones/ex-Isis) on their coming fall tour. Boyfrndz will hop on the Southweestern leg of dates, with the trek now due to run as follows:

09/21 Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory (feat. The Beta Machine)
09/22 Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour (feat. The Beta Machine)

With Boyfrndz:

09/24 Albuquerque, NM – The Launchpad
09/25 Lubbock, TX – Jake’s Backroom
09/26 Austin, TX – Mohawk
09/27 San Antonio, TX – Backstage Live
09/28 Dallas, TX – Trees
09/29 Houston, TX – Scout Bar
09/30 Corpus Christi, TX – Brewster St. Ice House
10/02 El Paso, TX – Tricky Falls

Lacuna Coil Premiere “Nothing Stands In Our Way” Music Video

Lacuna Coil‘s “Nothing Stands In Our Way” music video made its way to the internet today and can be seen after the break courtesy of Revolver. If you missed the news, the band will commence a North American headlining tour next month with Devil You Know and more, you can find those dates here.
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New Album Coming From The Francesco Artusato Project (Devil You Know, Etc.)

Devil You Know/All Shall Perish guitarist Francesco Artusato will return with a new The Francesco Artusato Project solo album on October 07th. This latest bow has been titled “Our Dying Sun” and will be released digitally.

In addition to help from bassist Ray Riendeau (James LaBrie, etc.) and drummer Danny Handler, Artusato has recruited some guests for the effort. One track in particular will boast solos from The Black Dahlia Murder‘s Ryan Knight, ex-The Faceless guitarist Wes Hauch and Scar Symmetry‘s Per Nilsson.

A video for “Gates Of Reason” from the project was released today through Guitarworld.com.
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Obituary Preview New Songs In “Inked In Blood” Trailer

You can get a taste of Obituary‘s new crowdfunded album “Inked In Blood” via the below trailer. The band partnered with Relapse for an October 28th release date of that outing. They will be touring North America this year in support of the outing, joining Carcass and more on this trek, followed by this run with Death (DTA) and more.

click here for the trailer…

Pig Destroyer To Release “Mass & Volume” On CD/Vinyl, Book December Shows

Pig Destroyer will be putting out a physical edition of their two-song EP “Mass & Volume” through Relapse on October 14th. A one-time worldwide pressing of 2000 CD’s will be made available as well as a limited edition colored vinyl run.

The EP was originally released digitally to benefit the family of late Relapse Records employee, Pat Egan. You can pre-order this edition of the outing over at Relapse.Additionally, the group will be playing the following two shows in December with Dropdead:

12/19 Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
12/20 Philadelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church