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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.

Chelsea Grin Confirm Departure Of Drummer Andrew Carlston

Chelsea Grin have confirmed the departure of drummer Andrew Carlston from their lineup. The band themselves issued the following statement on the matter:

“Hey guys so you have probably started hearing that Andrew is no longer in Chelsea Grin. This is true and we wish Andrew the best of luck in his future endeavors. We do have a new drummer playing for us on Warped Tour and we can’t wait to hang out with all of you!”

The group are set to release a new EP by the name “Evolve” on June 19th. For now, you can hear some samples of online via

Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst recently took issue with an onstage fan who attempted to grab his hat. The incident went down in Moscow, Russia this past Tuesday, June 05th. Fan-filmed footage of that can be found below while Durst had the following to say about it on Twitter:

“punk tried to take my hat. I ain’t having none of that.”

All That Remains frontman Phil Labonte looks to have taken part in some intentional troll baiting. Speaking on his Facebook earlier today, he offered the following series of posts:

“Oh, and Bring Me The Horizon is one of the best bands of the past 5 years. LET THE HATE FLOW! Also, I like Skrillex and Carly Rae Jespen. Don’t hate, music is good! I am the Anti-hipster. I’m not too cool to like good things, regardless of if the genre is “cool” or not.”

A new All That Remains album produced by Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz is expected out later this year.

Zozobra To Record New Album Next Month

Zozobra (Cave In, etc.) are due to enter Translator Audio in Brooklyn, NY next month to begin recording their next album. The band will be tracking with Andrew Schneider (Pelican, Cave In) and are eyeing a fall release through Brutal Panda Records.

The bands Caleb Scofield offered the following on what to expect from the effort:

“This release is shaping up to be one of the more focused, cut throat group of songs to be heard from this band. Drawing heavily on a more punk and hardcore influence, the mid tempo heady riffage has been replaced with angry, driving thrash and ear splitting sonics that take far less time and effort at getting to the point.”

In the meantime, the group have a June 14th show booked at The Middle East in Cambridge, MA with Harkonen, The Atlas Moth and Whores.

Becoming The Archetype & Wolves At The Gate Set For “Beat The Heat Tour”

Becoming The Archetype and Wolves At The Gate have been confirmed for the “Beat The Heat Tour“. Dates can be found below. Both bands have new albums due out this year on Solid State Records with Wolves At The Gate set to drop “Captors” on July 03rd; and Becoming The Archetype‘s new effort expected in October.

Becoming The Archetype only:

06/28 Norfolk, VA – Wesley House Venue
06/29 Mt. Union, PA – Agape Farm
06/30 Painesville, OH – Scores Fun Center
07/01 Findlay, OH – The Catalyst
07/02 Romeo, MI – High Octane Lounge
07/03 Lansing, MI – Blackened MOON Concert Hall
07/06 Kettering, OH – The Attic
07/07 Bushnell, IL – Cornerstone Festival
07/08 Rockford, IL – Millennium Center (feat. Children 18:3, Write This Down)
07/09 Barrington, IL – Penny Road Pub
07/10 St. Louis, MO – Cicero’s
07/11 Peoria, IL – Brass Rail
07/12 LaCrosse, WI – The Warehouse
07/13 Willmar, MN – Sonshine Music Festival
07/14 Oshkosh, WI – Lifest – The Edge Mainstage

Beat the Heat Tour” with Becoming The Archetype & Wolves At The Gate:

07/15 Omaha, NE – The Commons
07/18 Boise, ID – The Venue
07/19 Enumclaw, WA – Creation West
07/20 Centralia, WA – Quesadilla Factory
07/21 Portland, OR – Branx
07/22 Medford, OR – Imperial Event Center
07/23 Petaluma, CA – The Phoenix Theater
07/24 Fullerton, CA – Riff Haus
07/25 Las Vegas, NV – The Sanctuary
07/26 Albuquerque, NM – Amped Performance Center
07/27 Amarillo, TX – Vientaine Nights
07/28 Oklahoma City, OK – The Conservatory
07/29 Dallas, TX – The Door
07/30 Lafayette, LA – JP’s Hookah and Martini Lounge