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Antemasque (Ex-The Mars Volta) Announce Fall Tour With Le Butcherettes

Antemasque (ex-The Mars Volta) have announced a fall tour with Le Butcherettes that will see them hit some key markets in the US, Canada & Mexico. Those dates can be found below while an October release is being planned for the bands self-titled full-length debut.

10/31 Monterrey, MX – Pal Norte Rock Festival
11/03 Mexico City, MX – Circo Volador
11/05 Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel
11/06 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
11/08 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bowl
11/09 New York, NY – The Bowery Ballroom
11/11 Boston, MA – Middle East Downstairs
11/12 Rochester, NY – Water Street Music Hall
11/14 Toronto, ON – Mod Club
11/15 Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
11/16 Chicago, IL – Metro

Emmure frontman Frankie Palmeri was interviewed on episode seven of Hatebreed, etc. vocalist Jamey Jasta‘s ‘The Jasta Show‘ and addressed the beef that led to an altercation between him and The Acacia Strain singer Vincent Bennett back in 2009.

With both bands due to officially tour together later this year for the first time since, Palmeri spoke the situation and their current relationship to Jasta. He also confirmed the well known fact that the groups ‘Keep Calm‘ shirt was at the time directed towards Bennett‘s girlfriend.

“Here’s really how that played out, from the top as short as I can make it, is we were cool. Literally he would come to our shows and like mosh, he thought we were dope. We were fans-we’re still fans now, just to put it out of the way, I still dig the band and ya know, cool guys and everything.

But the relationship went from like us being cool to hearing him talk shit about us. I’m not the kind of person to run my mouth about really anybody, ever, especially if I don’t have a reason to. That’s just how I am. But anyways, everywhere I went ‘oh Vince said this about you’ and I was like, ‘yeah, really don’t care.’ And then they had written a song which everyone was like ‘yo, that song is about you guys’, like 110%.

And so you know, I was like ok, I’m gonna basically get on your level and top you and just completely dis you even harder. And I did it by mentioning a fellatio experience with his now current wife.

That’s where the lyric came from, and so it comes from a personal place for me. So to me its like if you’re offended by that, you’re just looking for a reason to get riled up and truthfully you’re just that bored. That’s the long story short and now we’re cool and when we see each other we say what’s up.
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This years ‘Cassette Store Day‘ will fall upon September 27th, 2014. Among the metal releases being prepped on casette for the event are:

1349 – “Massive Cauldron of Chaos” (Season Of Mist)
Weedeater – “Sixteen Tons” (Season Of Mist)
Weedeater – “…And Justice For Y’All” (Season Of Mist)
Enslaved – “Riitiir” (Nuclear Blast)
Exodus – “Exhibit B-The Human Condition” (Nuclear Blast)
Immortal – “Sons of Northern Darkness” (Nuclear Blast)
Suffocation – “Pinnacle Of Bedlam” (Nuclear Blast)
Testament – “Dark Roots Of Earth” (Nuclear Blast)
Testament – “The Formation Of Damnation” (Nuclear Blast)

Hatebreed, etc. frontman Jamey Jasta has released episode six & seven of his ongoing ‘The Jasta Show‘ podcast. Those episodes feature interviews with Sepultura frontman Derrick Green and Emmure singer Frankie Palmeri respectively and can be found below:
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Doomriders & Coliseum To Tour Europe In November

Doomriders and Coliseum will be touring throughout Mainland Europe this November, they will hit the following cities:

11/14 Bergen, NOR – Garage
11/15 Stavanger, NOR – Folken
11/16 Oslo, NOR – Pokalen
11/17 Stockholm, SWE – Liffey
11/18 Linkoping, SWE – Lorient
11/19 Copenhagen, DEN – Beta
11/20 Hamburg, GER – Hafenklang
11/21 Frankfurt, GER – 11er
11/22 Eindhoven, NET – Speed Fest

Shadows Fall To Go On Hiatus From Touring, Planning ‘Final’ North American Trek

Shadows Fall are planning to go on hiatus in the not too distant future. As an official press release spells out:

“The band has been touring non-stop for over a decade and has decided that it’s time to “take a hiatus” from future extensive touring. In addition to this upcoming European run, Shadows Fall are planning a final North American tour and will possibly visit a few other territories some time over the next year. We will post details once everything is locked in. There are many factors that are behind this difficult decision that the band has been dealing with for some time now. In a nutshell it comes down to families, member availability, and finances.

Further impacting our decision is the fact that we have two members with young children. Plain and simple, they want to be with their families to watch their kids grow. Touring full time in a band these days has never been more difficult financially. When you have to ensure the future comfort of your family, difficult decisions have to be made. Another reason is the fact that our lead guitarist (Jon Donais) is now in Anthrax, which makes it hard for us to do any extensive touring with our full lineup.
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Antemasque (Ex-The Mars Volta) Plotting October Release For Debut Album

Antemasque, the new outfit which reunites former The Mars Volta members Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Dave Elitch, are said to be plotting an October release for their self-titled full-length debut. The group had previously given the album a limited digital release this summer.

You may recall Sepultura teamed with unconventional percussion outfit Les Tambours du Bronx for a live performance at the 2013 ‘Rock In Rio‘ gala. You can now watch official footage of “Territory” from that performance below courtesy of

As previously revealed, Eagle Rock Entertainment will be issuing that performance, now titled “Sepultura And Les Tambours du Bronx: Metal Veins – Alive At Rock In Rio“, on Blu-ray/DVD/CD on September 16th.
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The Haunted Premiere “Cutting Teeth” Music Video

The Haunted have launched a music video for their track “Cutting Teeth” via Metal Injection. The Jakob Arevärn clip is also available for viewing after the break and frontman Marco Aro said of it:

“Here’s the video to go with our song ‘Cutting Teeth‘. We decided to make a video that matched the brutality in the song, so we contacted a guy we had heard great things about, Jakob Arevärn. With Jakob at the helm, the filming and all the stuff around the shoot went really smooth – and it turns out – I made a good friend along the way too! So here it is…enjoy and we’ll see you all soon!”

September 02nd will see the North American release of the bands new album “Exit Wounds” on Century Media.
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Killer Be Killed—the supergroup comprised of members of Soulfly, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Mastodon and more—have just unleashed their official music video for their track “Snakes Of Jehovah“. Director Thomas Mignone (Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold) helmed the clip, which can be seen below via Decibel:
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