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Voivod Tease New Single “Mechanical Mind”

Voivod have released a teaser for their new single “Mechanical Mind“. You can preview it below, with a digital single/7″ for it set to arrive on October 09th via Century Media. The track comes from the groups thirteenth studio album “Target Earth“, which will land in stores on January 22nd.

In the meantime, the band have released a free app for smartphones which will “give fans access to the band’s songs, music videos, live interviews, news, upcoming live events, and more.” You can check that out as follows: iPhone, Android & Blackberry.

August Burns Red Streaming “Sleddin’ Hill” From New Holiday Album

A stream of August Burns Red‘s “Sleigh Ride” has been posted below via Augustburnsred.com. The song is taken from the bands forthcoming holiday album, “August Burns Red Presents: Sleddin’ Hill, A Holiday Album“. Solid State Records will release that effort on October 09th.

In the meantime, a digital single for “Sleigh Ride” is currently available through leading digital retailers.

Straight Line Stitch, Defiler & Dead By Wednesday Set For Fall U.S. Tour

Straight Line Stitch, Defilter and Dead By Wednesday will unite for the “Hatewear Tour” late next month. Here’s where the trek will hit:

10/29 Ft. Worth, TX – Tomcats West
10/30 Austin, TX – Dirty Dog Bar
10/31 Houston, TX – BFE Rock Club
11/01 El Paso, TX – Hardin’s Revolver
11/02 Gallup, NM – Juggernaut
11/06 Maplewood, MO – Jumping Jupiter
11/07 St. Paul, MN – Station-4
11/08 Lansing, MI – Mac’s
11/09 Joliet, IL – Mojoes
11/10 South Bend, IN – Cheers
11/11 Clifton, NJ – Dingbatz
11/12 Rochester, NY – Montage Music Hall
11/13 Sandusky, OH – The Underground
11/14 Springfield, VA – Empire
11/15 Allentown, PA – Crocodile Rock
11/16 Richmond, VA – Kingdom
11/17 Virginia Beach, VA – Localpalooza Festival
11/19 Raleigh, NC – Berkeley
11/20 Augusta, GA – Sky City
11/21 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade

Watain’s Albums To Be Re-Released On Vinyl In New Box Set

Watain‘s full-length back catalogue is being re-released on exclusive colored vinyl as part of a limited edition collector’s box set. The 4xLP set will be limited to 1000 copies and is now available for pre-order at this location. It will shape up as follows:

“Collector’s box made of solid beech wood with real leather WATAIN logo imprint on lid, including all four albums on vinyl with Dropcard and 4 hand-crafted silkscreen prints that assemble together as a poster. Contrary to the separately released vinyl editions, these vinyls come in different colours: ”Rabid Death’s Curse” – solid grey with black and white splatters, “Casus Luciferi” – solid grey, “Sworn to the Dark” – transparent red, “Lawless Darkness” – transparent clear and are packed in printed inner sleeves and gatefolds with silver hot foil printing. Limited to 1.000 units worldwide!”

Another look at Between The Buried And Me‘s recording sessions for their new album “The Parallax II: Future Sequence” has landed online. You can check out the latest below courtesy of Guitarworld.com. The album itself will land on store shelves on October 09th through Metal Blade Records.

Extol Working On New Album, Funding Sought For New Documentary

Extol have announced their return and offered the following on their immediate plans:

EXTOL – new album in progress

We are happy to announce that EXTOL now after 5 years of silence returns to the studio to record their fifth album.

We are very excited about the new material, and as expected from the musical legacy of Extol, no compromise is offered.

Stay tuned for more information…”

In addition to that, donations are being sought to fund a documentary on the band via Indiegogo.com. A trailer for that potential feature can be seen below:

Shadows Fall, God Forbid, Etc. Tour Officially Announced

Initial dates have been released for the “Party To The Apocalypse Tour” featuring Shadows Fall, God Forbid, Thy Will Be Done, Trumpet The Harlot and Howitzer. Here’s how the itinerary looks thus far:

10/12 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
10/13 Syracuse, NY – Station 58
10/14 Pittsburgh, PA – TBA
10/16 Waterloo, IA – Spicoli’s
10/17 Madison, WI – RSR Stage
10/18 Des Moines, IA – Peoples Court
10/19 Battle Creek, MI – TBA
10/20 Detroit, MI – Harpos
10/21 Springfield, IL – Boondocks
10/23 Lexington, KY – TBA
10/24 Lynchburg, VA – TBA
11/08 Fayetteville, NC – TBA
11/09 Jacksonville, NC – Hooligans
11/10 Charleston, SC – Ground Zero
11/11 Jacksonville, FL – The Roc Bar
11/13 Ft Lauderdale, FL – TBA
11/14 Tallahassee, FL – TBA
11/15 Birmingham, AL – TBA
11/16 New Orleans, LA – TBA
11/17 Beaumont, TX – TBA
11/18 Houston, TX – TBA
11/20 San Antonio, TX – TBA
11/21 El Paso, TX – TBA
11/23 Phoenix, AZ – Joes Grotto

Clutch Book Holiday Tour With Mondo Generator, Saviours, Etc.

Clutch, who are currently in pre-production for their new album, have announced the following new holiday tour with Mondo Generator, Saviours and Wino:

12/26 Washington DC – 9:30 Club
12/27 Asheville NC – The Orange Peel
12/28 Lexington KY – Buster’s Billiards & Backroom
12/29 Columbus OH – Newport Music Hall
12/30 Sayreville NJ – Starland Ballroom
12/31 Worcester MA – The Palladium