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The Company Band (Clutch, CKY, Etc.) Confirm “Pros & Cons” Track Listing

The Company Band (Clutch, CKY, etc.) have announced the track listing for their upcoming EP “Pros & Cons“. Speaking on the release, the bands Dave Bone offered:

“The music on this record is our most platinum influenced. Early 80′s hard rock and classic metal. Bands like AC/DC, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden and some Aerosmith. But it’s become a melting pot. This is the stuff where we really found our sound.”

Weathermaker Music are slated to release the EP on July 31st.

01 – “House Of Capricorn
02 – “Black Light Fever
03 – “Kill Screen
04 – “Loc Nar
05 – “El Dorado

As previously reported, the band have the following shows scheduled for July:

07/26 Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts
07/27 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus
07/28 Washington, DC – U Street Music Hall

Recording Sessions Underway For New Dethklok Album

Recording sessions for the new Dethklok album have begun. Drummer for hire, Gene Hoglan (Testament, Fear Factory, etc.) recently finished up tracking his drum parts for the release earlier this week, tweeting:

“Just finished recording the Dethklok album late last night. This is going to be killer! Stoked!”

Muse Announce Fall European/UK Tour

Muse have booked the following UK/European tour in support of their upcoming album “The 2nd Law“. That effort is slated for a September 17th release date overseas.

10/16 Montpellier, FRA – Park & Suites Arena
10/18 Paris, FRA – Bercy
10/20 Madrid, SPA – Palacio de Deportes
10/22 Nantes, FRA – Zenith
10/24 Glasgow, UK – SECC
10/26 London, UK – O2 Arena
10/27 London, UK – O2 Arena
10/30 Birmingham, UK – LG Arena
11/01 Manchester, UK – MEN Arena
11/12 Munich, GER – Olymphiahalle
11/14 Basel, SWI – St. Jakobshalle
11/16 Bologna, ITA – Unipol Arena
11/17 Pesaro, ITA – Adriatic Arena
11/19 Vienna, AUT – Stadhalle
11/20 Budapest, HUN – Arena
11/22 Prague, CZE – O2 Arena
11/23 Lodz, POL – Atlas Arena
12/05 Oslo, NOR – Spektru Arena
12/06 Stockholm, SWE – Ericsson Globe
12/07 Malmo, SWE – Arena
12/10 Helsinki, FIN – Hartwall Arena
12/11 Talinn, EST – Saku Arena
12/13 Riga, LAT – Arena
12/15 Hamburg, GER – O2 World
12/17 Amsterdam, NET – Ziggo Dome
12/18 Antwerp, BEL – Sportspaleis

Nachtmystium Confirm “Silencing Machine” Track Listing

The track listing has been confirmed for Nachtmystium‘s new album “Silencing Machine“. The 10 track opus was produced by Sanford Parker (YOB, Pelican). Century Media will release it on July 31st, with the track listing set to run as follows:

01 – “Dawn Over The Ruins Of Jerusalem
02 – “Silencing Machine
03 – “And I Control You
04 – “The Lepers Of Destitution
05 – “Borrowed Hope And Broken Dreams
06 – “I Wait In Hell
07 – “Decimation, Annihilation
08 – “Reduced To Ashes
09 – “Give Me The Grave
10 – “These Rooms In Which We Weep

Megadeth Cut Their Set Short After Crowd Turns Hostile In Croatia

Megadeth left the stage nine songs into their set at a festival show in Zadar, Croatia this past Tuesday, June 05th. Rumors had been circulating throughout the audience that band frontman Dave Mustaine had an argument with W.A.S.P.‘s Blackie Lawless, with the latter band refusing to play as a result. The crowd got wind of the rumor and turned hostile towards the band, footage of which can be found below:

Project 86 Reveal Summer Touring Plans

Project 86 are headed out on the road shortly (see below) in support of their new album “Wait For The Siren“. The group are due to release the new opus on August 21st, complete with guest appearances from Bruce Fitzhugh (Living Sacrifice), Brian “Head” Welch (Love & Death, ex-Korn, Rocky Gray (ex-Evanescence) and more.

06/30 Shirleysburg, PA – Creation Farm
07/14 Oshkosh, WI – Sunnyview Expo Center (feat. Underoath, Thousand Foot Krutch)
07/17 Stockton, CA – The Burning Bush 209 (feat. I Am Empire)
07/18 Portland, OR – Warner Pacific College (feat. I Am Empire)
07/19 Spokane, WA – The A Club (feat. I Am Empire)
07/20 Enumclaw, WA – Enumclaw Expo Center (feat. Love And Death)
07/22 San Jose, CA – Westgate Church (feat. I Am Empire)
08/03 Gilford, NH – Gunstock Mountain Resort (feat. Love And Death)
08/04 Harmony, NC – Van Hoy Fairgrounds
08/08 Darien Center, NY – Darien Lake Theme Park Resort (feat. Switchfoot, etc.)
08/11 Clarksburg, WV – Jesusfest – Main St.
08/12 Canton, OH – The Auricle
08/31 Plymouth, CA – Amador County Fairgrounds
09/03 Albuquerque, NM – Cliff’s Amusement Park (“Freedomfest“)
09/15 Shippensburg, PA – Shippensburg Community Fair (feat. Underoath, Oh, Sleeper, etc.)

Kerrang! Preparing New Tribute To Metallica’s “The Black Album”

Kerrang! magazine are preparing an upcoming tribute CD to Metallica‘s 1991 landmark self-titled release (aka “The Black Album“). The effort will apparently be titled “The Black Album Covered“. While few details have yet to surface online about the tribute, Your Demise and LostAlone (the latter covering “Nothing Else Matters“) are among the 12 bands involved who have confirmed their participation. Expect more info soon.