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Meshuggah Debut “Do Not Look Down” Live From “The Ophidian Trek”

Meshuggah‘s live performance of “Do Not Look Down” as taken from their “The Ophidian Trek” live Blu-ray/DVD is now available. The below clip of that from the set debuted today at Both “The Ophidian Trek” and a remastered version of “I” will be released September 30th through Nuclear Blast.
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Carcass Detail New EP “Surgical Remission”/”Surplus Steel”

Carcass have revealed what they have in store for fans on their new “Surgical Remission“/”Surplus Steel” EP that Nuclear Blast have due for a November 11th release. The outing will feature various odds and ends from their “Surgical Steel” cycle:

01 – “A Wraith In The Apparatus
02 – “Intensive Battery Brooding
03 – “Zochrot
04 – “Livestock Marketplace
05 – “1985 (Reprise)

A colored vinyl pressing is in the works with this fitting teaser image having been revealed:
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Fuck The Facts Stream New Song “L’impasse” From “Abandoned” EP

Fuck The Facts‘ “Abandoned” EP is slated to be released October 01st. The three-song affair shapes up as follows:

01 – “Endless Emptiness
02 – “Disabused
03 – “L’impasse

A stream of the third track, “L’impasse” is ready for you after the break. All three of the included tracks originally began life during the “Die Miserable” sessions. In addition to a digital release, the effort will be released on 100 limited edition cassettes, which you can pre-order here.

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Megadeth To Release Five Early Albums On Picture Disc Vinyl In November

Megadeth will be releasing their first five major label albums on picture disc vinyl in the US on November 11th through UMe. Frontman/guitarist Dave Mustaine oversaw the remastered mixes for the new pressings. Each album’s requisite cover art will appear as the image on the vinyl. Albums getting the treatment include:

Peace Sells…But Who’s Buying?
So Far, So Good…So What!
Rust In Peace
Countdown To Extinction

Pre-orders for all five are currently available at Amazon.

Down will trek through North America in December as part of a headlining run dubbed ‘The Punk Rock But Kinda Not Tour‘. Support on that run will come from Orange Goblin, Bl’ast! and King Parrot with the following dates booked:

12/01 San Antonio, TX – The Aztec Theater
12/03 Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues
12/05 Riverside, CA – Riverside Municipal Auditorium
12/06 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
12/07 Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades
12/08 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
12/10 Seattle, WA – The Showbox
12/11 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
12/13 Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
12/14 Calgary, AB – Flames Central
12/15 Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory
12/17 Denver, Co – The Summit Music Hall
12/19 Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
12/20 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live
12/21 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live

A stream of a second track from Primus‘ tribute album to the music of the 1971 film adaptation of ‘Charlie And The Chocolate Factory‘ has been released. You can hear “Golden Ticket” from that set below thanks to Spin. The album, titled “Primus & The Chocolate Factory With The Fungi Ensemble“, will be released October 21st.

The band will begin officially touring in support of the album next month and have just added new shows in Escondido, CA, Oakland, CA, Portland, OR & Seattle, WA to their itinerary:

10/22 Upper Darby, PA – Tower Theatre
10/24 Albany, NY – Palace Theatre
10/25 Boston, MA – Orpheum Theatre
10/26 Burlington, VT – Flynn Center for Performing Arts
10/28 Waterbury, CT – Palace Theater
10/29 Baltimore, MD – Hippodrome
10/31 New York, NY – Beacon Theatre
11/01 New Brunswick, NJ – State Theatre
11/02 Rochester, NY – Main Street Armory
11/03 Detroit, MI – The Fillmore Detroit
11/05 St. Louis, MO – Peabody Opera House
11/07 Cincinnati, OH – Taft Theatre
11/08 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
11/09 Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live
11/11 Miami Beach, FL – The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater
11/12 Clearwater, FL – Ruth Eckerd Hall
11/14 Biloxi, MS – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
11/15 Austin, TX – ACL live at the Moody Theater
11/16 Dallas, TX – The Majestic Theatre
11/17 San Antonio, TX – Majestic Theatre
11/19 Phoenix, AZ – Orpheum Theatre Phoenix
11/21 Los Angeles, CA – Orpheum Theatre LA
11/22 Escondido, CA – Center For The Arts
12/31 Oakland, CA – Fox Theater (‘New Years Eve‘ show)
01/02 Portland, OR – Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
01/03 Seattle, WA – Paramount Theater

If you’ve yet to see it, the band have begun playing a handful of shows this month with Tool drummer Danny Carey behind the kit. Fan-filmed footage from the shows thus far can be found here.

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Sepultura Perform “Roots Bloody Roots” With Les Tambours du Bronx

The following official live footage of Sepultura performing “Roots Bloody Roots” with percussion outfit Les Tambours du Bronx at the 2013 ‘Rock In Rio‘ has been released. It is taken from their “Sepultura And Les Tambours du Bronx: Metal Veins – Alive At Rock In Rio“, out tomorrow, September 16th.
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Track Listing Finalized For Devin Townsend’s “Z2″ Double Album

The finalized track listing has come to light for Devin Townsend‘s war with Ziltoid. As previously revealed, Townsend will be releasing an upcoming Devin Townsend Project double-album named “Z2“. The crowdfunded outing will pit his Devin Townsend Project against his Ziltoid alter ego and run as follows:

Disc 1: Devin Townsend Project – “Sky Blue“:

01 – “Rejoice
02 – “Fallout
03 – “Midnight Sun
04 – “A New Reign
05 – “Universal Flame
06 – “Warrior
07 – “Sky Blue
08 – “Silent Militia
09 – “Rain City
10 – “Forever
11 – “Before We Die
12 – “The Ones Who Love

Disc 2: Ziltoid – “Dark Matters“:

01 – “
02 – “From Sleep Awake
03 – “Ziltoidan Empire
04 – “War Princess
05 – “Deathray
06 – “March Of The Poozers
07 – “Wandering Eye
08 – “Earth
09 – “Ziltoid Goes Home
10 – “Through The Wormhole
11 – “Dimension Z

An additional third disc will be included with a deluxe digipak edition and feature the “Dark Matters” album without the extra dialogue. Anneke van Giersbergen and Fozzy‘s Chris Jericho are among the guests featured on the album. “Z2” will be released October 28th on Inside Out Music. Townsend will mount this North American tour with Animals As Leaders and Monuments behind the album.

Track Listing Revealed For At The Gates’ “At War With Reality”

The track listing has emerged for At The Gates‘ much anticipated return “At War With Reality“. A deluxe digipak edition of the album, out October 28th, will feature two additional bonus tracks. Here’s how that edition shapes up:

01 – “El Altar del Dios Desconocido
02 – “Death And The Labyrinth
03 – “At War With Reality
04 – “The Circular Ruins
05 – “Heroes And Tombs
06 – “The Conspiracy Of The Blind
07 – “Order From Chaos
08 – “The Book Of Sand (The Abomination)
09 – “Language Of The Dead” (deluxe edition bonus track)
10 – “The Skin Of A Fire” (deluxe edition bonus track)
11 – “The Head Of The Hydra
12 – “City Of Mirrors
13 – “Eater Of Gods
14 – “Upon Pillars Of Dust
15 – “The Night Eternal

If you missed the cover art for the release, you can set your eyes upon it here.

HIM‘s back catalog is getting some attention with the group due to issue a new limited edition box set on November 25th. The set has been christened “Lashes To Ashes, Lust To Dust’: A Vinyl Retrospective ’96-’03” and will be released through The End Records. As evidenced by the title, the set will focus on their output from 1996-2003 and feature the following efforts on vinyl:

666 Ways To Love: Prologue
Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666
Razorblade Romance
Deep Shadows And Brilliant Highlights
Love Metal

Each outing has been remastered for the set. Meanwhile, 2-CD deluxe editions of the remastered versions of each album are also being readied, each with additional bonus tracks and a limited edition packaging.

Those releases will feature a portion of the bands Heartagram logo within the cover inserts, all of which combine to create the full logo. A stream of a bonus live version of “Right Here In My Arms” taken from the “Razorblade Romance” reissue was made available today via Billboard and can be streamed after the break.

Should you like more details on what each reissue will contain and how the packaging looks, head here. HIM will also be touring the US in support of the set, with the following dates booked:

12/09 New York, NY – Webster Hall
12/10 Boston, MA – House Of Blues
12/11 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
12/12 Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
12/16 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
12/17 Tempe, AZ – The Marquee
12/18 San Diego, CA – House Of Blues
12/19 Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues

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