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Queens Of The Stone Age frontman/guitarist Josh Homme makes a guest turn on this week’s episode of Portlandia. It will air this Thursday, April 17th, on IFC. Head below or here, depending on your location, to watch Homme appear as a “disappointing gay man” in a clip from the episode.
click here for the video…

Bane Lining Up June US Tour With Code Orange Kids & Give

Bane will be out with Code Orange Kids and Give in June. The trek will follow their already announced run with Turnstile and Take Offense. Bane will release their final album “Don’t Wait Up” on May 13th. Thus far only the routing has been revealed for the new tour:

06/07 Phoenix, AZ – TBA

With Give:

06/09 Dallas, TX – TBA
06/10 Austin, TX – TBA
06/11 Houston, TX – TBA

With Code Orange Kids and Give:

06/13 Orlando, FL – TBA
06/15 Pembroke Pines, FL – TBA
06/15 Jacksonville, FL – TBA
06/16 Atlanta, GA – TBA
06/17 Wilmington, NC – TBA
06/18 Washington, DC – TBA

With Give:

06/19 Philadelphia, PA – TBA


06/21 Montebello, QC – Amnesia Rockfest
06/22 Cambridge, MA – The Middle East (feat. Cruel Hand)

A photograph shared by The Acacia Strain frontman Vincent Bennett last night has some tongues wagging about a possible new project. It features members of The Acacia Strain, Thy Art Is Murder and Fit For An Autopsy jamming together.

Along with the photo Bennett added the caption:

“Featuring members of the acacia strain, thy art is murder, and fit for for an autopsy. What is going on here?”

Update – April 15th 1:53pm:

It looks like there might be something brewing here as Fit For An Autopsy posted the following update today in regards to the photo/jam session:

“We hung out with some friends yesterday, and we are gonna hang out again today as well…”

click here for the photo…

Kreator, Arch Enemy, Sodom & Vader To Tour Europe And The UK

Kreator, Arch Enemy, Sodom and Vader will be touring throughout Germany and the UK together late this year. Dates include:

11/26 Lyon, FRA – Le Transbordeur
11/27 Istres, FRA – L’Usine (no Sodom/Vader)
11/28 Barcelona, SPA – Razzmatazz 1 (no Sodom/Vader)
11/29 Madrid, SPA – La Riviera (no Sodom/Vader)
12/01 Toulouse, FRA – Le Bikini (no Sodom/Vader)
12/02 Paris, FRA – Le Bataclan (no Sodom/Vader)
12/04 Tilburg, NET – )13
12/05 Ludwigsburg, GER – MHP Arena
12/06 Oberhausen, GER – Turbinenhalle
12/07 Saarbrucken, GER – Garage
12/08 Hamburg, GER – Grosse Freiheit 36
12/09 Berlin, GER – Huxleys
12/11 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof
12/12 Geiselwind, GER – Eventhall
12/13 Munchen, GER – Tonhalle
12/14 Pratteln, SWI – Z7
12/16 Birmingham, UK – Institute (no Sodom/Vader)
12/17 Bristol, UK – Academy (no Sodom/Vader)
12/18 London, UK – The Forum (no Sodom/Vader)
12/19 Manchester, UK – Academy (no Sodom/Vader)
12/20 Dublin, IRE – Academy (no Sodom/Vader)
12/21 Glasgow, UK – QMU (no Sodom/Vader)
12/22 Newcastle, UK – Academy (no Sodom/Vader)

Arch Enemy will have their new album “War Eternal” in stores on June 10th. It will be their first with new frontwoman Alissa White-Gluz (formerly of The Agonist).

A trailer has been released for Rob Zombie‘s coming live DVD/Blu-ray outing, “The Zombie Horror Picture Show“. The feature has been scheduled to be released on May 20th. Zombie himself directed the project, which was filmed during the August 03rd The Woodlands, TX and August 04th Dallas, TX stops of last year’s ‘Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival‘.
click here for the trailer…

Alexisonfire Announce New Pressing Of Their Vinyl Discography Box Set

Alexisonfire have made their announcement and it is a second pressing of their extensive discography box set which quickly sold out on its initial run. The band said of that:

“We are doing a 2nd Edition of the AOF box set.

It’s slightly smaller than the original press and it’s a bit cheaper. It contains all of the studio albums on beautiful 180 gram 2xLP’s. The first press will remain nice and rare and special for all the psychopaths who got up early on Christmas Day to buy it; in all sincerity, that was amazing and we love you for that.

So this is a good way to get all the AOF LP’s in one shot but lets say you hate Dog’s Blood or Crisis (pfft, we all know you love crisis. Clearly the best AOF record…) and you don’t want them…you’re in luck because all of our albums will be pressed individually and sold a la carte. They will also be available in your local independent record stores near the end of the summer, should you feel the need to be charitable to a dying part of what was once a vibrant and profitable music industry. Lots of love – George.


- Available for pre-order begining today
- Will begin shipping in August 2014
- Will be available in select retail end of summer/begining of fall 2014
- you can buy each album & the box a la carte (incase you already own some full lengths and want to complete your collection)

ALEXISONFIRE – 2×12″Completely re-mastered and cut at 45 rpm on 180g double black vinyl for the first time ever
WATCH OUT! – 2×12″Mastered at 45 rpm on 180g double black vinyl for the first time ever.
CRISIS - 2×12″Mastered at 45rpm on 180g double black vinyl for the first time ever.
OLD CROWS / YOUNG CARDINALS – 2×12″Long out-of-print and re-pressed on 180g double black vinyl.
DOGS BLOOD – 12″Long out-of-print and re-pressed on 180g black vinyl.
TURNTABLE SLIPMAT** Exclusive “Daggers” Slipmat. (not available outside of the box set)
DIGITAL DOWNLOAD Digital Download cards will be included in each album.

Pre-orders can be found at

Brief Tease Of Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross’ “Gone Girl” Score Available

A brief listen of what appears to be the score Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor and his frequent collaborator (and How To Destroy Angels bandmate) Atticus Ross have been working on for the new David Fincher film “Gone Girl” can be heard over at The site serves as a promotional tool for the film, which will open in theaters on October 03rd. Head below for the newly-released trailer:
click here for the trailer…

Septicflesh have begun streaming their new track “Order Of Dracul” below via It is taken from the bands new album “Titan“, out June 24th in North America on Prosthetic (June 20th in Europe on Season Of Mist.)

Season Of Mist are going all out for the release overseas, crafting a collector’s box set with a metal case, complete with a 3D top. Orchestral versions of five songs from the effort, metal pendants and magnets, velvet bags and more are also included. Take a look at that here.

click here for the stream…