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Baptists Detail New Album “Bloodmines”, Reveal Fall West Coast Tour

Baptists have unveiled the details for their new album “Bloodmines“, which is headed for an October 14th release on Southern Lord. The effort was produced & mixed by Kurt Ballou of Converge and will sport the below track listing and cover art. If you missed it earlier in the week, a stream of the new album track “Harm Induction” went live here.

01 – “Chamber
02 – “Wanting
03 – “String Up
04 – “Closed Ports
05 – “Vistas
06 – “Harm Induction
07 – “Festered
08 – “Dissembler
09 – “Bloodmines
10 – “Calling
11 – “For Profit

Current touring plans for the outfit include:

10/11 Edmonton, AB – The Artery (‘Up + Downtown Fest‘)
10/12 Calgary, AB – Nite Owl

With Obliterations and Torch Runner:

10/15 Los Angeles, CA – Los Globos (‘Southern Lord Showcase‘) (feat. Excel, Goatsnake, etc.)
10/17 Santa Barbara, CA – Hard To Find Space (feat. The Offenders)
10/18 San Bernardino, CA – Black Flame Collective (feat. The Offenders)
10/19 Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre (‘Southwest Terror Fest‘) (no Torch Runner)
10/20 San Diego, CA – Soda Bar (feat. The Offenders)
10/21 San Francisco, CA – The Knockout (feat. The Offenders)
10/23 Portland, OR – Slabtown
10/24 Seattle, WA – Chop Suey
10/25 Vancouver, BC – Biltmore
10/26 Victoria, BC – Lucky Bar

No Baptists:

10/28 Eugene, OR – Wandering Goat
10/29 Santa Rosa, CA – TBA (feat. Creative Adult)
10/30 Oakland, CA – Eli’s Mile High Club (feat. Creative Adult)

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Kublai Khan, Barrier & Gift Giver Announce November US Tour

Kublai Khan, Barrier and Gift Giver will be touring together this November:

11/09 Tulsa, OK – The Vanguard
11/10 St. Louis, MO – Fubar
11/11 Newport, KY – Thompson House
11/13 Grand Rapids, MI – Stache
11/14 Lansing, MI – Mac’s Bar
11/15 Erie, PA – BT Theater
11/16 Buffalo, NY – The Waiting Room (studio)
11/18 Syracuse, NY – Lost Horizon

New Limited Edition Cradle Of Filth Vinyl Reissues Planned For October

Cradle Of Filth‘s “The Principle Of Evil Made Flesh” and “V Empire Or Dark Faerytales In Phallustein” will be getting new limited edition vinyl reissues in North America on October 28th through The End Records. “The Principle Of Evil Made Flesh” will be released on blue/white vinyl, while “V Empire Or Dark Faerytales In Phallustein” will be pressed on orange/black vinyl. Both pressings are limited to 1000 copies each and can be pre-ordered here.

Obituary are offering the first full-length stream of a new track from their coming album “Inked In Blood“. You can check out “Visions In My Head” from the crowdfunded outing below. Relapse will handle the October 28th release of that effort.

Meanwhile, a deluxe edition of the album is also being offered with re-recorded versions of “Intoxicated‘ and “Bloodsoaked” included as bonus tracks. Those two new versions were recorded at Morrisound Studios in Tampa, FL with Jim Morris behind the boards.

Pre-orders for “Inked In Blood” and its various formats can be found here. The group will also be touring extensively this fall, including this trek with Carcass and more, followed by this run with Death (DTA) and others.
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Fit For A King have premiered a lyric video for their song “A Greater Sense Of Self” via Altpress.com. Below you can find that video, with the song due to appear on the bands new album “Slave To Nothing“. Solid State will release that effort on October 14th with it due to feature the following track listing:

01 – “Kill The Pain
02 – “Young & Undeserving
03 – “Slave To Nothing” (feat. Mattie Montgomery of For Today)
04 – “Break Away
05 – “Hooked
06 – “Selfish Eyes
07 – “A Greater Sense Of Self
08 – “Forever Unbroken
09 – “Imposter
10 – “Cleanse My Soul
11 – “The Final Thoughts Of A Dying Man

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Periphery Guitarist Jake Bowen’s Job Now Officially In “Grand Theft Auto V”

Periphery guitarist Jake Bowen has gotten himself into the “Grand Theft Auto V” video game, in a manner of speaking. Rockstar Games have just verified Bowen‘s “Rail Yard, Railed Out” job for inclusion in the online component of the game. The official description on that reads as follows:

“Regular viewers of the Rockstar Games Twitch channel may remember this Job from our July 11th live stream, created by guitarist slash devoted GTA Online player, Jake Bowen from prog-metal band Periphery. Jake has added props sparingly to maintain the exposed, dangerous middle ground of the train yards, while teams spawn at either end. Stay close to your Crew and resist the urge to hammer the sprint button along the trainyards, as a stealthy approach will yield kills on unsuspecting foes crossing the tracks. Those with a steady aim might want to head to the rooftop, grab the Sniper Rifle and pick off anyone attempting to dash between cover spots.”

Rockstar Games regularly updates the online component of the game with a select handful of jobs created by users, with Bowen‘s being lucky enough to make the cut.

The Acacia Strain, The Plot In You, Etc. Fall Tour Rumored

The Acacia Strain, The Plot In You and Cane Hill will apparently be touring together prior to The Acacia Strain‘s upcoming run with Emmure and more. At least one of the below dates will be a part of The Acacia Strain‘s as-yet unannounced CD release tour for their new album “Coma Witch“, out October 14th. That trek is set to take place October 08th-15th. Here’s what’s leaked out so far:

10/15 Raleigh, NC – Southland Ballroom (feat. Gideon)
10/16 West Columbia, SC – New Brookland Tavern
10/17 Jacksonville, FL – 1904 Music Hall
10/18 Tallahassee, FL – Pug’s Live
10/21 St. Louis, MO – The Firebird
10/22 Lansing, MI – Mac’s Bar
10/23 Covington, KY – Legend’s Bar & Grill
10/24 Columbus, OH – Ace Of Cups
10/25 Erie, PA – Basement Transmissions
10/26 Buffalo, NY – Studio At Waiting Room

Butcher Babies Cover The Osmonds, ZZ Top & More On “Uncovered” EP

The Butcher Babies are plotting September 30th release for a new covers EP that has been christened “Uncovered“. Each band member chose a track to record for the effort, which was produced by Logan Mader (DevilDriver, Gojira) and run as follows:

01 – “Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers” (ZZ Top cover)
02 – “They’re Coming To Take Me Away” (Napolean XIV cover)
03 – “Don’t Give A Fuck
04 – “Crazy Horses” (The Osmonds cover)
05 – “Pussy Whipped

The official press release didn’t specify the more ambigously named covers so you can guess for yourself whether “Pussy Whipped” is a Stormtroopers Of Death or Steel Panther, etc. cover.

Vocalist Carla Harvey said of her choice:

“It was a blast recording songs that we have been fans of our entire lives and putting our spin on them. We all chose a song that had some significance to us. My pick was ‘They’re Coming to Take Me Away‘ by Napolean XIV because I have a vivid memory of my stepdad, who I considered completely insane, playing it over and over again on his car stereo when I was a pre-teen. The song is about being taken away to a mental institution. I can still see him tapping his fingers on his steering wheel to the beat…”

The bands other vocalist Heidi Shepherd stated of her selection:

“As an eight or nine-year-old little girl, I used to rummage through my parents’ albums and 8-tracks looking for some cool music. In hopes that my parents had at least a little bit of good taste, I would play every single song looking for something that I could latch on to. That’s when I came across ‘Crazy Horses‘ by The Osmonds; it was the heaviest song I had heard at that age. I would play that song over and over and over again, I was addicted. To this date, it’s still one of my favorite songs and reminds me so much of growing up in Provo, Utah.”

The cover art for the release can be seen after the break, while pre-orders can be obtained here.
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Unearth confirmed the rumors surrounding their new album today. That Mark Lewis (DevilDriver, Whitechapel) produced effort will indeed be titled “Watchers Of Rule” and is scheduled for an October 28th release on eOne Music.

Accompanying the announcement is word of ‘The Hell Or High Wattage Tour‘, which will find the group paired with Darkest Hour, Carnifex, Origin, I, The Breather and Black Crown Initiate. Dates for that run include:

10/13 Montreal, QC- Les Foufounes Electriques
10/14 Ottawa, On – Mavericks
10/15 Toronto, ON – Opera House
10/16 Joliet, IL – Mojoes
10/17 Rochester, NY – Montage Music Hall
10/18 Worcester, MA – Palladium (‘Rock N’ Shock Festival‘) (no Black Crown Initiate)
10/19 New York, NY – Studio At Webster Hall
10/20 Springfield, VA – Empire
10/21 Covington, KY – Madison Theater
10/22 Winston-Salem, NC – Ziggy’s

Cavalera Conspiracy Detail New Album “Pandemonium”

Cavalera Conspiracy have revealed the details for their new album “Pandemonium“. That effort represents a turn back towards the Cavalera brothers’ heavier, ahem, roots and will be released November 04th on Napalm Records. You can find the cover art and track listing below while a stream of the new track “Bonzai Kamakazi” can be heard here.

01 – “Babylonian Pandemonium
02 – “Banzai Kamakazi
03 – “Scum
04 – “I, Barbarian
05 – “Carmunhao
06 – “Apex Predator
07 – “Insurrection
08 – “Not Losing The Edge
09 – “Father Of Hate
10 – “The Crucible
11 – “Deus Ex Machina
12 – “Porra

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Dope Release Music Video For New Track “Selfish”

Dope are preparing a new album titled “Bloodmoney” for a spring release on eOne Music and have just released a new single from it titled “Selfish“. A digital single for that track is presently available on iTunes, etc., while the following music video for it premiered via Loudwire. Band frontman Edsel Dope directed the clip himself. As previously reported, the band will soon be out on the road with (hed)p.e.
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