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DevilDriver, Rise To Remain, Evile, Etc. Take Part In New Metallica Tribute

Kerrang!‘s new tribute CD to Metallica self-titled album (aka the “Black Album”) has been fully detailed. The CD will be packaged free with next weeks issue (June 20th) of the magazine. Titled “The Black Album: Covered“, it will run as follows:

01 – Rise To Remain – “Enter Sandman
02 – Your Demise – “Sad But True
03 – DevilDriver – “Holier Than Thou
04 – The Defiled – “Unforgiven
05 – Yashin – “Wherever I May Roam
06 – Hawk Eyes – “Don’t Tread On Me
07 – Evile – “Through The Never
08 – Lostalone – “Nothing Else Matters
09 – Savage Messiah – “Of Wolf And Man
10 – Black Spiders – “The God That Failed
11 – Motionless In White – “My Friend Of Misery
12 – Devil Sold His Soul – “The Struggle Within

Crowbar Add More Dates To Summer European Tours

More shows have been added to Crowbar‘s forthcoming Summer European tours. Here’s how their schedule now looks:

07/06 Roskilde, DEN – Roskilde Festival
07/07 Torgau, GER – In Flammen Festival
07/08 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof
07/09 Ingolstadt, GER – Eventhalle West Park
07/10 Wien, GER – Viper Room
07/11 Pecs, HUN – Rockmarathon Festival
07/12 München, GER – Backstage
07/13 Pfarrkirchen, GER – Bogaloo
07/14 Alperstedt, GER – Stoned From The Underground
07/15 Dour, BEL – Dour Festival
08/04 Motola, SWE – Motola Hardcore Fest
08/07 Berlin, GER – Bi Nuu
08/08 Warsaw, POL – Progresja
08/09 Jaromer, CZE – Brutal Assault
08/10 Koln, GER – Underground
08/11 Derbyshire, UK – Walton On Trent (“Bloodstock Festival“)
08/12 Ieper, BEL – Ieper Fest
08/13 Saarbrucken, GER – Garage
08/14 Marburg, GER – KFZ
08/15 Cham, GER – La Cham (feat.Jasta)
08/16 Luzern, SWI – Schuur (feat. Jasta)
08/17 Dinkelsbühl, GER – Summerbreeze Festival
08/18 Theix, FRA – Motocultour Festival

Fear Factory, The Devin Townsend Project, Etc. European/UK Tour Revealed

Fear Factory, The Devin Townsend Project and Sylosis are set for “The Epic Industrialist Tour” later this year. The first batch of dates for the European/UK trek include:

10/29 Strasbourg, FRA – La Laiterie
10/30 Esch Sur Alzette, LUX – Kulturfabrik
10/31 Hamburg, GER – Logo
11/02 Aalborg, DEN – Aalborg Metal Festival
11/04 Oslo, NOR – Betong
11/11 Copenhagen, DEN – Amager Bio
11/12 Berlin, GER – C-Club
11/13 Cologne, GER – Essigfabrik
11/14 Karlsruhe, GER – Substage
11/16 Bordeaux, FRA – Barbey Club
11/17 Durango, SPA – Plateruena
11/18 Porto, POR – Hard Club
11/19 Lisboa, POR – Paradise Garage
11/20 Sevilla, SPA – Fanatic
11/22 Madrid, SPA – Penelope
11/23 Valencia, SPA – Rock City
11/24 Montpellier, FRA – Le Rockstore
11/25 Milan, ITA – Magazzini Generali
11/28 Munich, GER – Backstage
11/29 Vienna, AUT – Arena
11/30 Ljubljana, SLO – Kino Siska
12/01 Zagreb, CRO – Boogaloo
12/02 Budapest, HUN – A38
12/04 Warsaw, POL – Progresja
12/05 Poznan, POL – Eskulap
12/08 Geiselwind, GER – Christmas Metal Festival
12/10 Paris, FRA – Bataclan
12/13 Wolverhampton, UK – Wulfrun Hall
12/14 Glasgow, UK – ABC
12/15 Manchester, UK – Ritz
12/16 Bristol, UK – Academy
12/17 Southampton, UK – Mo’Club

Funeral For A Friend, Etc. Join UK “Vans Warped Tour” Stop

The forthcoming London, England date of the “Vans Warped Tour” has expanded with the additions of Funeral For A Friend, Cherri Bomb and It Boys. The sole UK stop of the tour will take place at Alexandra Palace on November 10th. Other bands set to play the event include:

Bring Me The Horizon
New Found Glory
Less Than Jake
Man Overboard
The Story So Far
The Acacia Strain
A Loss For Words
A Skylit Drive
Blood On The Dance Floor
Bowling For Soup
Breathe Carolina
Bury Tomorrow
Cherri Bomb
Dead Sara
Family Force 5
Funeral For A Friend
It Boys
Me Vs Hero
Middle Finger Salute

Black Sheep Wall Firm Up Summer Touring Plans

Black Sheep Wall have updated their immediate touring schedule. Their latest itinerary now runs as follows:

06/12 Sacramento, CA – 17th & West House
06/13 Chico, CA – Origami Lounge
06/14 Eugene, OR – Wow Hall
06/15 Portland, OR – Red Room
06/16 Boise, ID – TBA
06/17 Idaho Falls, ID – Wax House
06/18 Cheyenne, WY – Treehouse
06/19 Denver, CO – Blastomat
06/21 Lawrence, KS – The Jackpot
06/23 Richmond, VA – Kingdom (feat. A Life Once Lost)
06/24 Washington, DC – DC9 (feat. A Life Once Lost)
06/25 Atco, NJ – Devlins (feat. A Life Once Lost)
06/26 Allston, MA – Great Scott (feat. A Life Once Lost)
06/27 Keene, NH – The Railroad Tavern (feat. A Life Once Lost)
06/28 Rochester, NY – Bug Jar (feat. A Life Once Lost)
06/29 Pittsburgh, PA – Smiling Moose (feat. A Life Once Lost)
06/30 Lemoyne, PA – Championship (feat. A Life Once Lost)
07/01 Harrisonburg, VA – Blue Nile (feat. A Life Once Lost)
07/02 Philadelphia, PA – Kung Fue Necktie (feat. A Life Once Lost)
07/03 Greensboro, NC – Karate Dungeon (feat. A Life Once Lost)
07/05 Alma, AR – The Swad Shop
07/07 Albuquerque, NM – Amped Performance Center

Three new 180 gram Pantera vinyl releases are in the works and are due out on July 24th. Albums being prepped include new pressings of “Reinventing The Steel“, “The Great Southern Trendkill” (2xLP) and “Official Live: 101 Proof” (2xLP).

TesseracT Confirm Departure Of Vocalist Elliot Coleman, Release Statement

TesseracT have officially confirmed the rumors of the departure of vocalist Elliot Coleman. The band themselves issued the following statement on the matter:

“Sadly, our good buddy Elliot has decided to leave team TesseracT.

We’d like to thank Elliot for everything he has done for us. We have loved having him be a part of this beast. He introduced us to a completely different side of our sound, as well the delights of Pho! Things we will always be grateful for.

So, as well as continuing to write and record album 2, we are also on the hunt for that special (shpecial) person to be the new full-time TesseracT vocalist.”

Meanwhile, Coleman himself has issued the following video statement regarding his decision to leave the outfit: