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Acrania Streaming New Album, I Declare War, Aborted, Lorna Shore Members Guest

Acrania are streaming their new album “Totalitarian Dystopia” through Revolver below. Unique Leader released the effort today, August 19th, and guests featured on it includeI Declare War frontman Jamie Hanks, Lorna Shore vocalist Tom Barber and Aborted guitarist Mendel Bij De Leij.

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Rage Against The Machine Drummer Brad Wilk Moves On With The Last Internationale

Drummer Brad Wilk of Rage Against The Machine has been spending his time playing with The Last Internationale, who released their debut album “We Will Reign” through Epic today, August 19th. You can see the video for the bands track “Life, Liberty, And The Pursuit Of Indian Blood” after the break. Given the current state of Rage Against The Machine, Wilk landing this full-time gig is probably for the best.
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More Dates Booked For Dope & (hed)p.e. Tour

More dates have been booked for Dope and (hed)p.e.‘s impending tour together. Lydia Can’t Breathe have also been added to the bill, which will now hit the following stops:

08/31 Peoria, IL – Limelight Eventplex
09/02 Sioux Falls, SD – The District
09/03 Spring Lake, MN – POVs
09/04 Chippewa Falls, WI – Every Buddy’s Bar And Grill
09/05 Joliet, IL – Mojoes
09/06 Flint, MI – Machine Shop
09/07 Kent, OH – The Outpost Concert Club
09/08 Dayton, OH – Oddbody’s
09/09 Beckley, WV – Muncheez Bar & Grill
09/12 Mishawaka, IN – Smith’s Downtown Tap And Grill
09/13 Newport, KY – Thompson House

Dog Fashion Disco Seek To ‘Exploit’ Fans For Music Video Shoot In Cleveland, OH

Dog Fashion Disco will be filming a music video for their track “War Party” at the Agora Theatre and Ballroom in Cleveland, OH on October 04th. Select individuals willing to be ‘exploited’ (their words) will be given a bigger role in the clip, with further details on how you can attend and take part available here. The following video was also released to promote the upcoming shoot.
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Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats Release NSFW “Runaway Girls” Music Video

Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats have put together a NSFW clip of retro lysergic biker, etc. imagery for their new track “Runaway Girls“. You can watch that courtesy of Loudwire after the break. A limited edition 7″ for that very track is currently due in North America on September 16th.
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Fit For An Autopsy Announce September Headlining Shows

Fit For An Autopsy will be playing some off-dates (or in some cases avoiding crossing the Canadian border) during their fall tour with Crowbar, Revocation and more. Shows the band will be playing on their own include:

09/17 Albany NY – Bogies
09/18 Buffalo NY – Broadway Joe’s Bar & Grill
09/19 Toledo OH – The Ottawa Tavern
09/25 Salt Lake City UT – The Loading Dock
09/26 Twin Falls ID – Diamonds
10/07 Amarillo TX – The Wreck Room
10/11 Panama City FL – The A&M Theater
10/12 Madison AL – Dance Trance

Alien Ant Farm Reach 149% Of Their Crowdfunding Goal For New Album

Alien Ant Farm will be releasing their new album “Always And Forever” later this year, announcing the following over the weekend:

“We are closing up the Pledge campaign, yes finally which means the record is heading your way…..THIS YEAR yes… We have a few updates on the way with details so keep checking your emails. Thank you all for your patience we truly do appreciate it and did not intend for this process to take so long!!”

The band managed to reach 149% of their unspecified crowdfunding goal for the effort through

Machine Head Firm Up European/UK Tour With Devil You Know & Darkest Hour

Machine Head‘s fall European tour with Devil You Know and Darkest Hour has taken shape. Machine Head will be touring behind their forthcoming album “Bloodstone & Diamonds“, which should arrive sometime in November.

11/07 Strasbourg, FRA – La Laiterie
11/09 Tourhout, BEL – The Mast
11/10 Paris, FRA – Bataclan
11/12 Toulouse, FRA – Bikini
11/14 Barcelona, SPA – Razzmatazz 1
11/15 Madrid, SPA – Riviera
11/16 Pamplona, SPA – Zentral
11/17 Marseille, FRA – Espace Julien
11/19 Milan, ITA – Alcatraz
11/20 Lausanne, SWI – Les Docks
11/21 Zurich, SWI – Komplex
11/22 Munich, GER – Kesselhaus
11/23 Vienna, AUT – Gasometer
11/25 Cologne, GER – Palladium
11/26 Oberhausen, GER – Turbinehalle
11/27 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachtof
11/29 Copenhagen, DEN – Vega
11/30 Oslo, NOR – Sentrum Scene
12/01 Stockholm, SWE – Arenan
12/03 Hamburg, GER – Grosse Freheit
12/04 Utrecht, NET – Vredeburg
12/06 London, UK – Roundhouse
12/07 London, UK – Roundhouse
12/09 Portsmouth, UK – Guildhall
12/10 Bristol, UK – O2 Academy
12/11 Plymouth, UK – Pavilions
12/13 Glasgow, UK – O2 Academy 2
12/14 Leeds, UK – O2 Academy
12/16 Manchester, UK – O2 Apollo
12/17 Nottingham, UK – Rock City
12/18 Birmingham, UK – O2 Academy

Red Fang Lineup Fall North American Dates

Red Fang have some North American festival appearances and headlining shows booked prior to their late 2015 tour supporting Opeth and In Flames:

08/31 Seattle, WA – Bumbershoot Festival
09/09 Eugene, OR – Cuthbert Amphitheater (feat. Rob Zombie)
09/27 Portland, OR – Project Pabst Festival
10/08 Vancouver, BC – Venue Nightclub (feat. Black Mastiff)
10/10 Edmonton, AB – Uptown and Downtown Festival
10/11 Calgary, AB – The Palomino
10/12 Calgary, AB – The Palomino
10/14 Spokane, WA – The Hop (feat. Black Mastiff)
11/01 Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory (‘Day Of The Shred‘)

Primus’ Les Claypool Takes The ‘ALS Ice Bucket Challenge’

A pig mask adorned Primus frontman/bassist Les Claypool took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in the below video and challenged Stewart Copeland of The Police, Richard Reed Parry of Arcade Fire and Geddy Lee of Rush to do the same. According to, the challenge has already raised 15.6 million in contributions to the ALS Association.
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