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Expanded Version Of The Devin Townsend Project’s “Epicloud” Coming

Devin Townsend has some interesting plans in store for an expanded version of his new The Devin Townsend Project album, “Epicloud“. Here’s what he had to say on the matter via Twitter earlier today, June 09th:

“So when the ‘Ghost‘ album was finished, I had 12 songs that came out here and there, supposed to be Ghost 2, couldn’t convince label etc.. However, Epicloud has 12 extra songs as well, and they have agreed to let me do a digipak version that is essentially a ‘double album’ =] The second disk wont be mixed in the same way, a bit more ‘demo-ish’ in quality, but it completes this cycle without having stragglers after”

Asking Alexandria To Tour Europe In Early 2013

Asking Alexandria have lined up the following European tour for early 2013:

01/21 Brussels, BEL – AB
01/22 Amsterdam, NET – Melkweg
01/23 Hamburg, GER – Grosse Freiheit 36
01/25 Copenhagen, DEN – Amager Bio
01/26 Stockholm, SWE – Tyrol
01/27 Goteborg, SWE – Brewhouse
01/29 Berlin, GER – Postbahnhof
01/30 Prague, CZE – Roxy
01/31 Vienna, AUT – Arena
02/01 Munich, GER – Theaterfabrik
02/03 Milan, ITA – Alcatraz
02/04 Zurich, SWI – Volkhaus
02/05 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof
02/07 Cologne, GER – Live Music Hall
02/08 Luxembourg, LUX – Kulturfabrik

Parkway Drive‘s new live DVD/Blu-ray outing “Home Is For The Heartless” has been scheduled for a July 10th North American release date. The 75-minute feature was shot in 42 countries on five continents and captures some of their “greatest adventures and most poignant shared moments.”

Pre-orders have been launched over at Parkwaydriverock.com. In case you missed it, a trailer for the effort can be seen here.

Altars To Head Out On “Hardcore Goes West Tour”

Altars will head out on their “Hardcore Goes West Tour” late next week. The trek will consist of the following shows:

06/15 Fullerton, CA – The Riff Haus
06/16 Bakersfield, CA – The Dome
06/17 San Lorenzo, CA – The Annex
06/18 Orlan, CA – The Soda Shop
06/19 Salem, OR – The A Frame
06/20 Bremerton, WA – The Charleston
06/21 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
06/22 Spokane, WA – The Hop
06/23 Hermiston, OR – The Grimm Den
06/24 Twin Falls, ID – Radio Randevoo
06/25 Pocatello, ID – The Elks Lodge
06/26 Salt Lake City, UT – TBA

October UK Leg Unveiled For Trivium, As I Lay Dying, Caliban, Etc. Tour

The UK leg of Trivium‘s fall overseas run with As I Lay Dying, Caliban and Upon A Burning Body has been revealed. Here’s where the groups will be playing:

10/15 Manchester, UK – Ritz
10/16 Glasgow, UK – O2 ABC
10/17 Birmingham, UK – HMV Institute
10/19 Bristol, UK – O2 Academy
10/20 Norwich, UK – UEA
10/21 London, UK – Shepherds Bush Empire

Architects, While She Sleeps & Heights Book October European/UK Tour

Architects, While She Sleeps and Heights are due to tour Europe together in October. Here’s how their itinerary looks:

10/11 Copenhagen, DEN – Pumpehuset
10/12 Malmo, SWE – Debaser
10/13 Goteborg, SWE – Sticky Fingers
10/14 Stockholm, SWE – Debaser Slussen
10/15 Sankt Hanshaugen, NOR – John Dee
10/17 Antwerp, BEL – Muziekcentrum Trix
10/18 Dordrecht, NET – Bibelot
10/19 Hamburg, GER – Kunst
10/20 Poznan, POL – Minoga
10/21 Berlin, GER – Magnet
10/23 Schweinfurt, GER – Stattbahnhof
10/24 Cologne, GER – Essigfabrik
10/25 Augsburg, GER – Kantine
10/26 Bratislava, SLO – Randal Club
10/27 Budapest, HUN – Durer Kert
10/28 Ljubljana, SLO – Gala Hala
10/29 Vienna, AUT – Szene Wien
10/30 Solothurn, SWI – Kofmehl
10/31 Cesena Forli, ITA – Vidia Club
11/01 Milan, ITA – Land Of Live Club
11/03 Paris, FRA – Damage Festival

Red Fang Release Limited Edition Pizza Disc Version Of “Murder The Mountains”

Red Fang have released an impressive limited edition pizza picture disc edition of their latest album “Murder The Mountains“. According to the press release:

“The A Side of the disc features The “RED FANG” Pizza, which is actually available on the menu at Relapse Records owner Matt Jacobson‘s restaurant Sizzle Pie, which has two locations in Portland, Oregon. The B-Side of the disc features RED FANG‘s drink of choice PBR, pizza crusts and bloody band-aids.”

You can check out the artwork and pick up the release at Relapse.com.

Refused Book Two August UK Club Shows

Refused have rolled out the following two UK club shows for August:

08/12 London, UK – Forum
08/14 Manchester, UK – Academy

According to the band:

“The Queen just had her Jubilee, Download‘s happening this weekend and now we’re extremely happy to announce that we will be playing a couple of club shows in the UK in August. London and Manchester be ready. WE ARE NOT FUCKING DEAD.”

Black Tusk Reveal July European/UK Headlining Run

Black Tusk will head back to Europe and the UK in July; this time for a headlining run with support from Okkultokrati. Here’s how the dates will run:

07/08 Köln, GER – MTC
07/10 Manchester, UK – Star & Garter
07/11 London, UK – Underworld
07/12 Amsterdam, NET – Winston
07/13 Stuttgart, GER – Juha West
07/14 München, GER – 59 to 1
07/15 Berlin, GER – Cassiopeia
07/16 Prague, CZE – 007
07/19 Gothenburg, SWE – Truckstop Alaska
07/20 Tonsberg, NOR – Slottsfjell Fest

Dying Fetus Release Trailer For “From Womb To Waste” Music Video

Dying Fetus have uploaded the following trailer for their upcoming “From Womb To Waste” music video. The group shot the clip with director Scott Hansen (Animals As Leaders, A Day To Remember). The full video will surface soon while the band are set to release their latest full-length effort, “Reign Supreme“, on June 19th via Relapse.

Avenged Sevenfold Not Working On New Album Yet

Avenged Sevenfold fans will have some time to wait before hearing the bands next album. The group recently took part in a fan Q&A and offered the following response as to whether or not they were working on a new record:

“Right now were just resting up. We gave every thing we had on the album Nightmare and the near 2 years of touring that followed. We want to be ready and focused when it comes time to deliver our fans the next piece.”