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The Faceless To Perform With Ex-Vocalist Derek Rydquist In Austin, TX

The Faceless will be rejoined by vocalist Derek Rydquist during tonight’s (July 26th) ‘Summer Slaughter Tour‘ stop at the Scoot Inn in Austin, TX. Rydquist will be filling in for Geoffrey Ficco at the show. The band said of that:

“Tomorrow night in Austin, TX at the Scoot Inn, for one night only, original vocalist Derek “Demon Carcass” Rydquist will be rejoining The Faceless and filling in for Geoff! Very excited to share the stage with the Demon for the night again!”

Rob Zombie penned the script for the below short on the gorier side of the French Revolution created for the upcoming “Assassin’s Creed Unity” video game that is due out on various platforms on October 28th. “The Walking Dead” co-creator Tony Moore helped illustrate the short, which recently premiered at this years ‘San Diego Comic-Con‘.
click here for the video…

Monuments Reveal September US Headlining Tour With Polyphia, Villains & Lionfight

Monuments have a September US headlining tour booked with Polyphia, Villains and Lionfight as support. It is slated to hit the following cities:

09/12 Trenton, NJ – Championship Bar
09/13 Allentown, PA – Planet Trog
09/14 Charlotte, NC – Tremont Music Hall
09/15 Marietta, GA – Swayze’s
09/17 Las Cross, WI – The Warehouse
09/18 Springfield, MO – The Outland Ballroom
09/19 Iowa City, IA – Vaudeville Mews
09/20 Burnsville, MN – The Garage
09/21 Milwaukee, WI – The Metal Grill
09/22 Barrington, IL – Penny Road Pub
09/23 Hamtramck, MI – Paychecks Lounge
09/24 Springfield, VA – Empire
09/25 Buffalo, NY – Broadway Joes
09/26 Danbury, CT – Heirloom Arts Theatre
09/28 Brooklyn, NY – Coco 66

Monuments released their new album “Amanuensis” near the start of the month.

Killswitch Engage promised they would deliver a ‘hardcore’ set for their performance at the ongoing ‘This Is Hardcore Fest‘ at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia, PA last night, July 24th. Here’s what they wound up playing according to those in attendance:

01 – “Prelude
02 – “Soilborn
03 – “Temple From The Within
04 – “Numbered Days
05 – “Self Revolution
06 – “No End In Sight
07 – “Vide Infra
08 – “In The Unblind
09 – “My Last Serenade
10 – “The New Awakening
11 – “To The Sons Of Man
12 – “Fixation On The Darkness
13 – “Life To Lifeless
14 – “In Due Time

Fan-filmed footage from the set can be found below:
click here for the footage…

Rob Zombie’s ‘Great American Nightmare’ Coming To Illinois

Two cities will be treated to Rob Zombie‘s ‘Great American Nightmare‘ this year. Already announced for Scottsdale, AZ, the haunted house, etc. series of events will also be held at the Odeum Expo in Villa Park, IL on select nights between September 26th-November 01st.

Zombie himself will perform a live set on opening night (September 26th.) Three attractions will be offered at the Illinois stop, each based on separate films, including: ‘The Lords Of Salem In Total Black Out‘, ‘The Haunted World Of El Superbeasto 3D‘, and ‘Haunt Of 1,000 Corpses‘. A ‘Bloody Boulevard’ will also be running during the event, complete with freak shows, roaming characters, food, games and more.

Dates the Illinois event will run are as follows:

“September: 26, 27
October: 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31
November: 1″

More Dates Set For Arsis, Allegaeon & Exmortus Fall Tour

Even more dates have been announced for Arsis‘ “A Celebration Of Guilt” tenth anniversary tour with Allegaeon and Exmortus:

09/01 Springfield, VA – Empire
09/02 Trenton, NJ – Championship Bar
09/03 New York, NY – Santos
09/04 Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
09/05 Montreal, – QC Foufounes Electriques
09/06 Quebec City, – QC Dagobert
09/07 Rochester, NY – Montage Music Hall
09/08 Lakewood, – OH The Foundry
09/10 Joliet, IL – Mojoes
09/12 Winnipeg, MB – The Zoo
09/13 Saskatoon, SK – Rock Bottom
09/14 Edmonton, AB – Pawn Shop
09/16 Vancouver, BC – Red Room
09/17 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven
09/18 Portland, OR – Tonic Lounge
09/19 Walnut Creek, CA – Red House Studios
09/20 Anaheim, CA – O.C. Music Hall
09/21 San Diego, CA – New Royal Dive
09/22 Mesa, AZ – Nile Theater
09/23 Denver, CO – Moon Room
09/24 Kansas City, MO – Riot Room
09/25 Fort Worth, TX – Rail Club
09/27 Orlando, FL – Haven Lounge
09/28 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum

A live set Sevendust played at The Gothic Theatre in Englewood, CO will air on AXS TV in September. That episode will be titled “An Evening With Sevendust: Live From The Gothic Theatre” and will air September 23rd at 11pm EST/8pm PST. A bit of footage from it can be found in the below trailer for the channel’s ‘headliner club’ series:
click here for the video…

Alesana Announce September Tour With Megosh & More

Dates have been scheduled for Alesana‘s ‘Chaos Is A Ladder‘ headlining tour with Megosh. The Funeral Portrait and The Things They Carried will also appear on select dates, here’s how it runs:

09/12 Austin, TX – Dirty Dog
09/13 Tyler, TX – Crossroads Music
09/14 Dallas, TX – Trees
09/15 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live

With The Funeral Portrait & The Things They Carried:

09/19 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
09/20 Ybor City, FL – Orpheum
09/21 Orlando, FL – Backbooth
09/22 Jacksonville, FL – 1904
09/23 Greensboro, NC – Green Street Club
09/24 Raleigh, NC – Southland
09/25 Springfield, VA – Empire
09/26 Providence, RI – Simons 677
09/27 New York, NY – Webster Hall