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Audio Teaser Released For Upcoming Converge & Napalm Death Split

An audio teaser for Converge and Napalm Death‘s forthcoming split 7″ together can be streamed below. As previously reported, the effort will feature the new Converge track “No Light Escapes” plus a “We Are The World”-styled take on Entombed‘s “Wolverine Blues“, complete with guest turns from the following artists:

Tomas Lindberg (At The Gates/Disfear, etc.)
Aaron Turner (Old Man Gloom/ex-Isis, etc)
Kevin Baker (All Pigs Must Die/The Hope Conspiracy)
Brian Izzi (Trap Them)

Napalm Death, will contribute the new songs “Will By Mouth” and “No Impediment To Triumph (Bhopal)“. Pre-orders can be found at Deathwish Inc. and The effort is expected to ship around the 01st of August.

Down Confirm September U.S. Tour

Following an earlier leak, Down have now officially confirmed their plans for a U.S. run in September. As is becoming the trend for Down shows, it would appear that Housecore Records artists Warbeast and haarp will be opening the tour. Dates are available below:

09/18 Fort Worth, TX – Ridglea Theater
09/19 Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
09/21 Sauget, IL – Pop’s
09/22 Chicago, IL – House Of Blues
09/23 Pontiac, MI – Crofoot Ballroom
09/25 Boston, MA – House Of Blues
09/26 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory (feat. Pentagram)
09/28 New York, NY – Best Buy Theater (feat. Saint Vitus)
09/29 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
10/02 Charlotte, NC – Tremont Music Hall

Beyond that Down have the following overseas shows scheduled:

10/19 Manchester, UK – O2 Academy
10/20 Birmingham, UK – HMV Institute
10/21 London, UK – Roundhouse
10/25 Amsterdam, NET – Melkweg
10/27 Luxembourg, LUX – Den Ateller

Texas In July, Glass Cloud, Etc. Book September Eastern Canadian Mini-Tour

Texas In July, Glass Cloud, Onward To Olympas and One Year Later have the following primarily Eastern Canadian tour booked for September:

09/09 Syracuse, NY – Lost Horizon
09/11 Montreal, QC – La Sala Rossa
09/12 Quebec City, QC – Café L’agitee
09/13 Toronto, ON – Annex Wreckroom
09/14 Ottawa, ON – Mavericks

Glassjaw performed the first in a series of two “Worship And Tribute” 10th anniversary sets last night, July 07th, at the Irving Plaza in New York City, NY. The group performed the aforementioned album in full with a bonus encore that consisted of “El Mark” and “Convectuoso“.

Judging by the show, it looks as though there continues to be no love lost with their label home Warner Bros. Records though, as the band displayed their contract with the label on the screen. Fan-filmed footage of the performance, which also included this teaser for the bands long-awaited “Live In London” DVD, can be found below.

Meanwhile, a new merch deal on the bands official site, promises fans access to an upcoming “special event” in Nassau County, NY. The event will take place on August 09th, 2012 with those who purchase to be notified 48 hours prior to the mystery event.

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Black Light Burns Confirm New Single

Wes Borland has confirmed that Black Light Burns have selected their new song “How To Look Naked” to serve as the first single from the groups upcoming new album. A music video for the track was recently filmed; while the band are due to release “The Moment You Realize You’re Going To Fall” on August 14th.

Multi-Camera Footage Of The Chariot Playing New Song “And” In KY Available

Multi-camera live footage of The Chariot performing a new track titled “And” from their upcoming album “One Wing” has arrived online below. The footage comes from the bands set at the annual “Ichthus Music Festival” in Kentucky last month.

The band notably played the show without a bassist in light of Jon Kindler‘s recent departure from the group. “One Wing” is currently on schedule for an August 28th release date.

Wayne Static Confirms Static-X’s Lineup For Upcoming Touring

Static-X frontman Wayne Static has spilled the beans on the lineup for the bands upcoming summer tour. Rather unsurprisingly, Static will be supported by the same musicians who backed him during his recent solo touring.

They include Ashes on guitar, Brent Ashley on bass and Sean “Animal” Everett on drums. Static shared some more details on the bands upcoming tour, his relationship with Tony Campos and more with Loudwire.

Kayo Dot Announce West Coast Summer Dates

Kayo Dot have added more dates to their summer touring plans. Here’s how the schedule

07/11 Brooklyn, NY – St. Vitus
07/18 Syracuse, NY – Club Fusion
07/19 New York, NY – The Bowery Electric
07/20 Danbury, CT – Heirloom Arts Theatre
07/22 Boston, MA – Church
08/18 Portland, OR – East End
08/19 Olympia, WA – Northern
08/21 Oakland, CA – Oakland Metro
08/23 San Luis Obispo, CA – Z Club
08/24 Isla Vista, CA – Biko Garage
08/25 Los Angeles, CA – The Mezz
08/27 Santa Cruz, CA – TBA
08/28 San Francisco, CA – Elbo Room
08/29 Chico, CA – Cafe Coda
08/31 Vancouver, BC – Zoo Zhop Record Store
09/01 Seattle, WA – Highline