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Will Haven Set For August Sacramento, CA Show

Will Haven have booked a warm up show to prepare them for their touring in support of the upcoming album “Voir Dire“. The show will take place at Harlows in Sacramento, CA on August 06th with as-yet unannounced dates in London, Paris, New York And Los Angeles to follow. As previously revealed, “Voir Dire” has officially been scheduled for an October 11th release date through Bieler Bros. Records.

VYGR’s Self-Titled Vinyl Reissue Due Shortly

VYGR‘s forthcoming vinyl reissue of their self-titled 2007 debut EP has been made available for pre-order through Creator-Destructor Records. The outing, which is being offered on transparent purple and bone vinyl, features both new artwork and a new track by the name of “Deathless” which can be streamed via the bands Facebook.

Initial acts have been announced for this years “The Power Of The Riff” festival. The show will take place at The Echo & Echoplex in Los Angeles, CA with the following bands signed on thus far:

Pentagram
Winter
Pelican
Trap Them
Masakari
Alpinist
Acephallix
All Pigs Must Die

Further bands will be announced soon.

Crone (Ex-Isis) To Release “Endless Midnight” Next Month

Crone, the new project spearheaded by ex-Isis bassist Jeff Caxide, will release its debut effort “Endless Midnight” through Translation Loss on July 19th. The 5 track outing will boast a running time of over 50 minutes and feature guest appearances from Caxide‘s former Isis bandmates, Aaron Harris and Bryant Clifford Meyer. In addition to that, former Isis vocalist/guitarist Aaron Turner handled the artwork for the outing.

The track listing for “Endless Midnight” can be found below:

01 – “What You Dream Of
02 – “Ghost City
03 – “The Silver Hammer
04 – “Cellar Holes From A Lifetime Ago
05 – “Endless Midnight

In Flames Add New European Dates With Trivium, Ghost, Etc.

In Flames have booked a series of European headlining dates for the fall with initial stops announced set to run as follows:

09/14 Santiago, SPA – Sala Capitol
09/16 Madrid, SPA – Riviera
09/17 Bilbao, SPA – Rockstar Live
09/18 Barcelona, SPA – Razzmatazz
09/20 Lausanne, SWI – Les Docks
09/22 Hohenems, AUT – Event Centre
09/25 Budapest, HUN – Petofi Hall
09/26 Zagreb, CRO – Boogaloo Club
09/27 Milan, ITA – Alcatraz
10/26 St. Petersburg, RUS – Glavclub
10/28 Yekaterinburg, RUS – Tele Club
10/29 Moscow, RUS – Milk Club
10/30 Kiev, UKR – DK Nau

With Trivium, Ghost, Rise To Remain and Insense:

11/21 Ludwigsburg, GER – Arena
11/22 Offenbach, GER – Stadthalle Offenbach
11/23 Munich, GER – Zenith
11/25 Oberhausen, GER – Turbinhalle
11/26 Hamburg, GER – Sporthalle
11/27 Brussels, BEL – AB

With Trivium and more TBA:

11/28 Paris, FRA – Olympia
11/30 Tilburg, NET – 013

Additional shows and opening acts are currently pending. The groups new album “Sounds Of A Playground Fading” has been slated for a June 21st North American release date through Century Media.

Mureau Sign With Mediaskare

Mureau have been announced as the latest signing to Mediaskare. The group will release their new album “Rumors And Reputations” through the label this summer with a track from it by the name of “Bedroom Eyes” currently available for streaming at the aforementioned link. The song features a guest appearance from Brendan Foley of Betrayal. Furthermore, some footage from the studio sessions for the outing have been made available below:

Track Listing Revealed For Chelsea Grin’s “My Damnation”

The track listing has been revealed for Chelsea Grin‘s forthcoming album “My Damnation“. Due in stores on July 19th through Artery Recordings, the outing will run as follows:

01 – “The Foolish One
02 – “Everlasting Sleep
03 – “Behind A Veil Of Lies
04 – “Kharon
05 – “My Damnation
06 – “Cursed
07 – “Calling In Silence
08 – “Oblivion
09 – “Last Breath
10 – “All Hail The Fallen King” (feat. Phil Bozeman of Whitechapel)

Prosthetic Records Offer Free New Digital Sampler

Prosthetic Records are offering a free new downloadable sampler through their Facebook (‘like’ required.) The outing features the following track listing:

01 – Holy Grail – “Call of Valhalla
02 – Scale The Summit – “Whales
03 – Animals As Leaders – “CAFO
04 – Last Chance To Reason – “Upload Complete
05 – The Acacia Strain – “The Hills Have Eyes
06 – The Greenery – “Crimewave
07 – Trap Them – “The Facts
08 – Book of Black Earth – “Cross Contaminated
09 – Neuraxis – “Asylum
10 – Black September – “The Forbidden Gates Beyond
11 – Withered – “Extinguished With The Weary
12 – Clinging To The Trees of a Forest Fire – “Lower Than Life, High As The Sky
13 – Dragged Into Sunlight – “Boiled Angel
14 – The Funeral Pyre – “Seeking Flesh and Bone
15 – Skeletonwitch – “Submit To The Suffering
16 – Mercenary – “The Follower
17 – Antagonist – “Sasha Grey

Converge frontman Jacob Bannon addressed band bassist/vocalist Nate Newton‘s health concerns last night while on stage at “Chaos In Tejas“. Newton‘s health problems recently saw the group cancel the rest of their scheduled U.S. dates with Trap Them and Burning Love (both of whom plan to play the shows without Converge.)

Megadeth Pen “NeverDead” Video Game Theme Song, Audio Available

Megadeth‘s latest video game project has been revealed to be a theme song for the upcoming game, “NeverDead“. The newly-launched full trailer for the game can be seen over at Gametrailers.com, while the specific portion of the trailer featuring the new song itself can be found below. Currently Megadeth are in the studio working on 13 new songs for their next album.

The Chariot Writing New Material

The Chariot have been working on new material as of late. Speaking via his Twitter band frontman Josh Scogin offered the following on that:

“Writing/Demo-ing some new The Chariot songs with @blhenderson. So far they are all pretty Gnar! Very stoked.”

Barn Burner Debut Title Track To New Album “Bangers II…”

Barn Burner‘s new song “Bangers II: Scum Of The Earth” has debuted online over at Buzzgrinder. The song is the title track to the bands forthcoming album which will hit stores this Tuesday, June 07th, through Metal Blade. In addition to that, the group have announced the following west coast headlining dates:

06/03 Salem, OR – The Wasteland 7 Thirty
06/04 Arcata, CA – The Alibi
06/06 Crockett, CA – Toots Tavern
06/07 Anaheim, CA – Doll Hut
06/08 San Diego, CA – The Ruby Room
06/09 Monterey, CA – Jose’s Underground Lounge
06/10 Sacramento, CA – On the Y
06/11 Redding, CA – Bombay’s Bar
06/12 Medford, OR – Music Head
06/14 Spokane, WA – The Hop
06/15 Tacoma, WA – Hell’s Kitchen

Trivium Members Comment On “In Waves” Documentary

Trivium bassist Paolo Gregoletto recently shed a bit more light on the bands upcoming new DVD documentary effort. Speaking via Twitter he offered:

“Just had a chance to see the In Waves DVD Documentary and it’s really amazing!”

Band frontman/guitarist Matt Heafy also took to his Twitter on his screening of the feature, offering:

“I just saw our documentary film. It is breathtaking. I can’t wait till you all can experience it.”

The group filmed footage for the documentary over a series of weeks with Jonpaul Douglass at the helm. The outing will reportedly accompany the special edition of the bands upcoming as-yet untitled new album which is tentatively on course for an August 09th release date through Roadrunner.