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Limp Bizkit Release New Song “Endless Slaughter” For Free

Limp Bizkit are hosting a free download of their new song “Endless Slaughter” over at Limpbizkit.com. If you’re just a curious passerby, you can take in a user provided stream of the track, such as the one below. The band will be back out in the US next month with Machine Gun Kelly, catch those dates here.

click here for the stream…

Oceano Finish Recording In The Studio, Tease New Song

Oceano mentioned they were focusing on a new album back in June and those words have apparently rung true. The group have just posted the following photo yesterday, July 31, with the caption:

“Tracking = Done”

Some footage shot at The Nook Recording Studio in Chicago, IL of a song that appears to be new was also posted and is available after the break.

Prior to joining up with I Declare War on the ‘Heavier Than Heavy Tour‘ next week, the group will be playing the following shows with The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, Barrier and Invent, Animate:

08/03 Racine, WI – The Showcase
08/04 La Crosse, WI – Warehouse
08/05 Rapid City, SD – Sports Rock
08/07 Richland, WI – Ray’s Golden Lion

click here for the picture & video…

Korn Seeking Victims Of Bullying & Abuse For Upcoming “Hater” Video

Korn are seeking victims of bullying or abuse to tell their story for an upcoming music video for the track “Hater“. The band put out the following call for that clip today, July 31st:

“Ever dream about being in a KoRn video? Help the guys out & follow the guidelines listed below and you could get your chance to be featured in an upcoming video!

Film yourself telling a story about a time you were the victim of bullying, abuse, or hatred and how it affected you. We will use these videos for an upcoming video release!

Answer the following questions in your video:
•What did the bully, abuser, or hater do? List off the things they said or did.
•How did it make you feel? List off some of the thoughts and feelings going through your head. Say “i felt ….. (fill in the blank)”

Here are some things to keep in mind when submitting the video:
•Please keep the stories short.
•Restate the question into your answer.
•Sound is key, so please turn off air conditioning, the television, any music, fans, just your voice as clean as possible.
•Please hide any logos (other than KORN’s logo).
•Please don’t use any names of people involved.
•If using a phone, please shoot in landscape mode.

Please send all video submissions to kornhatervideo@gmail.com.”

Hater” was one of three new songs featured on the bands recent “The Paradigm Shift (World Tour Edition)“.

Mastodon’s Brent Hinds Finishes His Giant Wooden Penis Carving

While it seems as though the ‘big’ reveal is yet to come, Mastodon vocalist/guitarist Brent Hinds has completed work on his giant wooden penis. Hinds shared the below footage of it, offering:

“Done!@fret12 #cock #dick #penis #schlong #prick #Johnson #wiener #woodenpenis #pecker #rod #trousersnake #manevein #dingus ##knob ##member #pawnus #peeter #mr.winky #putz #pole #tool #tubesteak #wang #wanker #weewee #willie #weenie#”

click here for the video…

Ringworm, Macabre & Panzerfaust Tour Booked For October

A fall tour featuring Ringworm, Macabre and Panzerfaust is in the works, here’s the itinerary:

10/03 St. Louis, MO – Fubar
10/05 Kansas City, KS – Riot Room
10/08 Cheyenne, WY – Ernie November
10/09 Englewood, CO – South Moe’s
10/10 Salt Lake City, UT – Burt’s Tiki
10/11 Boise, ID – The Shredder
10/13 Portland, OR – Slabtown
10/14 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven
10/17 Oakland, CA – Oakland Opera House
10/18 Los Angeles, CA – 13th Frame Lounge
10/19 Las Vegas, NV – LVCS
10/21 Phoenix, AZ – Club Red
10/22 Albuquerque, NM – Sisters
10/23 Lubbcok, TX – Jake’s Backroom
10/24 Dallas, TX – 3 Links
10/25 Austin, TX – Housecore Horror Fest
10/26 Longview, TX – The Levee
10/27 Little Rock, AR – Vinos
10/28 Memphis, TN – Hi Tone

Valkyrie (Baroness) Sign With Relapse Records

Valkyrie have locked in a recording deal with Relapse and will have their new eight-song album out through the label in early 2015. Recording sessions for it took place recently at Analog Studios in Champaign, IL with Sanford Parker (Nachtmystium, Pelican) producing. Valykrie feature Baroness guitarist Pete Adams and his brother Jake Adams among their lineup, as well as Alan Fary (Earthling) and Warren Hawkins on drums.

Jake Adams said of the new album:

“We are really excited about this new record. Some of these songs we have been working on for many years and we are glad to see them have a proper release on an excellent label. This new record will be a step up in terms of song dynamics and musicianship from the previous albums. We think our fans will dig the fresh approach to the classic Valkyrie sound.”

Some previously released material from the group can be heard at Bandcamp.

Primus To Release New Book “Primus, Over The Electric Grapevine…”

Primus and their frontman/bassist Les Claypool have a new book titled “Primus, Over The Electric Grapevine: Insight into Primus And The World Of Les Claypool” coming on September 16th. The group worked with Greg Prato on it, with the official product description running as follows:

Primus, Over the Electric Grapevine: Insight Into Primus and the World of Les Claypool is a fascinating and beautifully curated oral history that tells the tale of this truly one-of-a-kind seminal band. Compiled from nearly fifty all new interviews conducted by journalist/author Greg Prato, this collection—which also features a 16-page full-color photo insert with rare and never-before-seen images—is sure to appeal to longtime fans of the band.”

Among those interviewed for the book were:

Kirk Hammett (Metallica)
Geddy Lee (Rush)
Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine)
Tom Waits
Stewart Copeland (The Police)
Chuck D (Public Enemy)
Matt Bellamy (Muse)
Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
Matt Stone (‘South Park‘)
Mickey Melchiondo (Ween)
Trey Anastasio (Phish)

Pre-orders for it can be found here. A new album inspired by the music from the original film adaptation of ‘Charlie And The Chocolate Factory‘, touring behind it and the bands own branded chocolate bars are also on the way.
click here for the cover art…

Weedeater To Tour & Record New Album In September

You can add a new album and touring onto Weedeater‘s plate alongside their upcoming reissues. Reissues of their albums “…And Justice For Ya’ll” (out September 02nd) and “Sixteen Tons” (out September 30th) are already in the pipeline via Season Of Mist.

Also in the works is a new album with engineer Steve Albini (Zao, Nirvana) again behind the boards which they will begin recording in September as well. Some shows have been lined up to lead them into that studio time:

09/05 Richmond, VA – Fall Line Fest
09/06 Wilmington, NC – Ziggys by the Sea
09/07 Salem, NC – Ziggys Winston
09/08 Huntington WV – V Club
09/15 St Paul, MN – Turf Club
09/16 Champaign, IL – Highdive
09/17 St Luis MO – FuBar
09/18 Johnson City TN – The Hideaway
09/19 Charlotte, NC – Tremont Music Hall
09/20 Atlanta, GA – 529

Slipknot Do Some More Teasing Via Cryptic Texts

A new post over at Slipknot‘s Facebook has some more potential insight into the various cryptic texts that have accompanied the various teasers the group have posted over the last few weeks. The obvious assumption would be song lyrics and titles, but who knows. You can check that out after the break. Meanwhile, There’s a good chance that some concrete details on the bands new album may arrive tomorrow.
click here for the post…

Linkin Park Readying Acapellas & Instrumentals Version Of “The Hunting Party”

Budding remixers may be interested in Linkin Park‘s plans to release the acapellas and instrumentals version of their newest album “The Hunting Party“. The group will see that it hits iTunes and Amazon on August 12th.

The Hunting Party (Acapellas and Instrumentals)” track listing:

01 – “Keys To The Kingdom” (Acapella)
02 – “All For Nothing” (feat. Page Hamilton) (Acapella)
03 – “Guilty All The Same” (feat. Rakim) (Acapella)
04 – “War” (Acapella)
05 – “Wastelands” (Acapella)
06 – “Until It’s Gone” (Acapella)
07 – “Rebellion” (Acapella)
08 – “Mark The Graves” (Acapella)
09 – “Final Masquerade” (Acapella)
10 – “A Line In The Sand” (Acapella)
11 – “Keys To The Kingdom” (Instrumental)
12 – “All For Nothing” (Instrumental)
13 – “Guilty All The Same” (Instrumental)
14 – “The Summoning” (Instrumental)
15 – “War” (Instrumental)
16 – “Wastelands” (Instrumental)
17 – “Until It’s Gone” (Instrumental)
18 – “Rebellion” (Instrumental)
19 – “Mark The Graves” (Instrumental)
20 – “Drawbar” (Instrumental)
21 – “Final Masquerade” (Instrumental)

click here for the cover art…

Exodus Reveal Cover Art For New Album “Blood In, Blood Out”

Exodus have revealed the track listing and tentative release date for their new album “Blood In, Blood Out“. The group will reportedly have the effort out in North America on October 14th and enlisted artist Par Olofsson to do the below cover art for it.

Blood In, Blood Out” will see the return of vocalist Steve “Zetro” Souza. Former Exodus guitarist Kirk Hammett (now of Metallica) also appears on the effort, guesting on a track titled “Salt In The Wound“.
click here for the cover art…

Set And Setting Announce Summer Headlining Dates

Set And Setting will commence touring the US mid-next month on a trek that will now included a handful of headlining shows. The group will be playing shows in support of their Prosthetic Records debut “A Vivid Memory“, out September 02nd.

08/15 Gainesville, FL – Loosey’s
08/16 Birmingham, AL – The Forge (feat. North)
08/17 New Orleans, LA – Hey! Cafe (feat. North)
08/18 Memphis, TN – Hi Tone Cafe (feat. North)
08/19 Springfield, MO – Lindbergs (feat. North)
08/21 Nashville, TN – Cafe Coco
08/21 Johnson City, TN – The Hideaway (feat. Mouth Of The Architect)
08/22 Savannah, GA – The Jinx (feat. Mouth Of The Architect)
08/23 Tampa, FL – Southern Darkness Fest @ Orpheum (feat. Pelican, Black Tusk, etc.)
08/25 Columbia, SC – New Brookland Tavern (feat. Mouth Of The Architect)
08/26 Raleigh, NC – Kings (feat. Mouth Of The Architect)
08/27 Richmond, VA – Gallery 5 (feat. Mouth Of The Architect)
08/28 Philadelphia, PA – Connie’s (feat. Mouth Of The Architect)
08/29 Brooklyn, NY – The Acheron (feat. Mouth Of The Architect)
08/30 Boston, MA – Great Scott (feat. Mouth Of The Architect)
09/01 Burlington, VT – Nectar’s
09/02 Montreal, Canada – Casa Del Popolo
09/03 Montclair, NJ – The Meatlocker
09/04 Washington DC – The Pinch
09/05 Greensboro, NC – Hippo Records
09/06 Atlanta, GA – TBA

Hacktivist To Release New Song Next Week

Hacktivist will have a new track titled “False Idols” out next week. The group recorded and mixed the song themselves and will put it up this coming Monday, August 04th. Along with a number of festival appearances in the weeks to come, the band will be headlining the following tour of the UK with Dead Harts and The One Hundred:

11/14 Milton Keynes, UK – Crauford Arms
11/16 Norwich, UK – Open
11/17 Hull, UK – Fruit
11/18 Sheffield, UK – Corporation
11/19 Preston, UK – 53 Degrees
11/20 Edinburgh, UK – Electric Circus
11/21 Aberdeen, UK – Tunnels
11/22 Glasgow, UK – King Tuts
11/24 Liverpool, UK – Kazimier
11/25 Cardiff, UK – Clwb Ifor Bach
11/26 Swansea, UK – Sin City
11/27 Exeter, UK – Cavern
11/28 Plymouth, UK – White Rabbit
11/29 Brighton, UK – Audio
12/02 Bristol, UK – Exchange
12/03 Birmingham, UK – Institute Temple
12/04 Manchester, UK – Roadhouse
12/05 Leeds, UK – Cockpit
12/07 Southampton, UK – Joiners
12/08 Guildford, UK – Boiler Rooms
12/09 Southend, UK – Chinnery’s
12/11 London, UK – Islington Academy