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Saturday 11-14-2009

Black Label Suicide - wookubus
(2:13 PM MST 11/14/2009)
Zakk Wylde of Black Label Society recently revealed on Twitter that he has been in the studio recording a cover of Pantera's "Suicide Note, Pt. 1" for an upcoming Pantera/Dimebag Darrell Abbott tribute being put together by UK metal magazine "Metal Hammer". As previously reported, a variety of artists will be contributing tracks to the outing, including:
Machine Head - "Fucking Hostile"
Chimaira - "Slaughtered"
Evile - "Cemetery Gates"
Throwdown also recently recorded an as-yet unannounced track for the effort as well. No word yet on when the project sill surface.

Soulfly's Omen - wookubus
(2:05 PM MST 11/14/2009)
Soulfly are eyeing "Omen" as the tentative title to their upcoming new album which they are currently in the studio recording with producer Logan Mader (Five Finger Death Punch, DevilDriver). More info on that can be found in a new video update from the studio sessions which has been posted online here.

...And Hotfoot Follows - wookubus
(2:03 PM MST 11/14/2009)
Renae have inked a deal with Hotfoot Records and will release their latest outing "...And Hell Follows" through the label in December. For now, those unfamiliar with the band can check them out here. Furthermore, the band will soon be on the road with Love Begotten, dates include:
November 28th Herrin, IL - Hitts
November 29th Nashville, IL - TBA
November 30th Memphis, IL - The Abbey
December 01st East Ridge, TN - The Warehouse
December 02nd Birmingham, AL - Matthew's Bar
December 03rd Jackson, MS - TBA
December 04th Corpus Christi, TX - Zeros
December 05th Houston, TX - Java Junction
December 06th Shreveport, LA - 516 Soundstage
December 07th Erind, OK - The Underground
December 08th Salinas, KS - The Indian Lounge
December 10th Columbia, MO - TBA
December 11th Alton, IL - Spirits Lounge
December 12th Cape Girardeu, MO - Osage Center

Cataclysmic Posting - wookubus
(1:56 PM MST 11/14/2009)
Suffocation's new video for their track "Cataclysmic Purification" has hit the web and can be found here. It was shot with director David Brodsky (Arsis, God Forbid). In other news, Suffocation will reportedly be joining DevilDriver, Goatwhore and Thy Will Be Done for a tour together early next year.

Rock Vultures - wookubus
(1:54 PM MST 11/14/2009)
Them Crooked Vultures will have their track "New Fang" available as premium downloadable content for the "Rock Band" franchise of video games next week. The song will surface on the Xbox 360 Marketplace on November 17th, the Wii Shop on November 24th and on the Playstation Store on December 03rd. The song is taken from the bands self-titled debut, which will see a November 17th release date.

Friday 11-13-2009

Ayoutube Revolution - wookubus
(3:18 PM MST 11/13/2009)
Anew Revolution have posted the latest installment of their ongoing studio webisode series online here. The band have been in the studio as of late recording the outing with producer Ben Schigel (Walls Of Jericho, Chimaira). An early 2010 release date through E1 Music is being planned for the album.

Prior To The U.S. - wookubus
(3:05 PM MST 11/13/2009)
Priestess's latest album "Prior To The Fire" will see a February 02nd U.S. release date through Tee Pee. The outing is currently available for purchase in the bands native Canada. For now, tracks from it can be heard online here.

The Bled's New Fetish - wookubus
(3:01 PM MST 11/13/2009)
The Bled have revealed "Heat Fetish" as the title to their new album which they recently finished up tracking. The group are currently planning a March release date through Rise for the outing with more details available here.

To The Quebecois - wookubus
(2:53 PM MST 11/13/2009)
Fan-filmed live footage of Trivium performing in Montreal, QC earlier this week has surfaced online. You can watch them perform "Into The Mouth Of Hell We March" here and "To The Rats" here.

World Will Have To Wait - wookubus
(2:47 PM MST 11/13/2009)
Slayer have postponed their November/December UK/European touring plans as a result of extra time being required for band frontman/bassist Tom Araya to recover from a recent procedure he underwent for a back ailment. The official statement on the matter reads as follows:
"It is with immense disappointment that Slayer must postpone its UK and European tour that had been set to kick off on November 18 in the UK, and take the band on 19 dates through Europe, ending on December 17 in Germany. The tour will be rescheduled to kick off on March 7 in Manchester, England.
Vocalist/bassist Tom Araya has been under the care of a specialist for a back injury, and while he has already made substantial improvement, he is continuing on with doctor-prescribed treatment.
"Right now," said Slayer's manager, Rick Sales, "our main concern must be the full and permanent recovery of Tom, so we have decided to clear the calendar and give him the extra time he needs to concentrate solely on good health."
Slayer also recently postponed the east coast leg of their "Canadian Carnage Tour" with Megadeth, Machine Head and Suicide Silence to February of 2010 as a result of the same injury. While the rescheduled dates for that trek have yet to be announced, the rescheduled itinerary for the UK/European tour runs as follows:
March 07th Manchester, UK - Academy
March 08th London, UK - Forum
March 09th London, UK - Forum
March 11th Paris, FRA - Bataclan
March 13th Bochum, GER - Ruhrcongress
March 15th Tilburg, NET - 013
March 16th Tilburg, NET - 013
March 17th Brussels, BEL - AB
March 18th Herford, GER - X
March 20th Berlin, GER - Columbiahalle
March 21st Hamburg, GER - Docks
March 22nd Cologne, GER - Live Music Hall
March 24th Dresden, GER - Alter Schlachtof
March 25th Vienna, AUT - Gasometer (early show)
March 26th Munich, GER - Zenith
March 28th Milan, ITA - Alcatraz
March 29th Milan, ITA - Alcatraz
March 30th Zurich, SWI - Volkshaus (late show)
March 31st Wiesbaden, GER - Schlachthof
April 02nd Nottingham, UK - Rock City
April 03rd Glasgow, UK - Barrowland
April 04th Leeds, UK - Academy
April 05th Birmingham, UK - Academy

System Of A Sacrifice - wookubus
(2:36 PM MST 11/13/2009)
Achozen, the hip-hop oriented project of System Of A Down bassist Shavo Odadjian, have posted their new track "Salute/Sacrifice" online here.

Baronisis - wookubus
(2:23 PM MST 11/13/2009)
Baroness will be heading to Japan with Isis in April of next year for the following shows together:
April 03rd Osaka, JAP - Club Quattro
April 04th Nagoya, JAP - Club Quattro
April 06th Tokyo, JAP - O East

Giant Dagger - wookubus
(2:19 PM MST 11/13/2009)
Nebula recently played their tracks "Giant" and "The Dagger live" on "Fuel TV", you can check out both performances here and here respectively. In addition, the band will be embarking on the following west coast U.S. run shortly:
November 28th San Jose, CA - Blank Club (feat. Dusted Angel, Radio Moscow)
November 29th San Francisco, CA - Annie's Social Club (feat. Dusted Angel, Radio Moscow)
December 03rd San Diego, CA - Kensington Club (feat. Dusted Angel, Radio Moscow, Red Octopuss)
December 04th Oceanside, CA - The Royal Dive (feat. Dusted Angel, Radio Moscow, Red Octopuss)
December 05th Los Angeles, CA - Nomad Gallery (feat. Dusted Angel, Radio Moscow, Green & Wood)

Studio Depravity - wookubus
(2:05 PM MST 11/13/2009)
Dying Fetus have made more footage from the studio sessions for their latest album "Descend Into Depravity" available online, you can check out the latest to be posted here.

Miss May I Forgive - wookubus
(2:04 PM MST 11/13/2009)
Miss May I's new video for their track "Forgive And Forget" has been posted online and can be viewed here.

The Royal Baron - wookubus
(1:59 PM MST 11/13/2009)
Mastodon will be releasing a 'Royal Edition' of their latest album "Crack The Skye" on December 15th. The set will feature the album itself along with the official score of it packaged in gold foil stamped digi-book artwork. A 6"x6" lithograph will also be included along with instant digital downloads of the band performing their tracks "Divinations" and "Colony Of Birchmen" live at XFM. Those interested can find additional details here.

Concealed Monolith - wookubus
(1:52 PM MST 11/13/2009)
From Exile recently finished up tracking their new album "Monolith". The outing features production from Daath guitarist Eyal Levi, drums from Daath's Kevin Talley and guest solos from both Levi and Daath's other guitarist, Emil Werstler. The group will be releasing the outing later this month, while more info can be found here.

EPKsize - wookubus
(1:44 PM MST 11/13/2009)
Oceansize have posted the first part of a brand new EPK online here via their official Myspace page.

Thursday 11-12-2009

Driving In London - wookubus
(2:24 PM MST 11/12/2009)
DevilDriver frontman Dez Fafara recently checked in with a lengthy update detailing the bands recent touring and their upcoming plans. Notable announcements include the bands upcoming video for their track "Another Night In London", which was captured by director Dan Burke at the bands two recent live shows in London, ENG. Furthermore, hot on the heels of the groups recent announcement that they already have six new songs written for their next album comes word that they plan to release the effort in October of 2010. The full update from Fafara can be found here.

Mixed Options - wookubus
(2:12 PM MST 11/12/2009)
The Dillinger Escape Plan have wrapped tracking their upcoming new album "Option Paralysis" with producer Steve Evetts (Every Time I Die, Poison The Well) and will now begin focusing on mixing the effort. In addition, the band are also firming up North American spring and summer touring plans for next year. "Option Paralysis" is expected to see a release early next year through their own Party Smasher Inc. label in association with Season Of Mist.

Track Listing Of Old - wookubus
(2:05 PM MST 11/12/2009)
The track listing has been revealed for the bonus DVD featured with Cave In's upcoming CD/DVD release of their latest EP, "Planets Of Old". Here's how the DVD, which captures the bands 'reunion' show which took place at Great Scott in Allston, MA this past July, runs:
01 - "Luminance"
02 - "Retina Sees Rewind"
03 - "Moral Eclipse"
04 - "Juggernaut"
05 - "Dark Driving"
06 - "The Red Trail"
07 - "Cayman Tongue"
08 - "Trepanning"
09 - "Air Escapes"
10 - "Summit Fever"
11 - "Vicious Circles"
12 - "Big Riff"
13 - "Inflatable Dream"
The effort will see a January 26th release date through Hydra Head.

Pearl White Manners - wookubus
(1:49 PM MST 11/12/2009)
Fight Amp's latest outing "Manners & Praise" will see a release on pearl white vinyl later this winter through Brutal Panda/Red Sun Industries.

Beautiful And Super Deluxe - wookubus
(1:47 PM MST 11/12/2009)
Mudvayne released a new 3 song EP through iTunes earlier this week. The outing features the following track listing:
01 - "Scream With Me"
02 - "Beautiful And Strange"
03 - "Heard It All Before"
All three of the songs featured will appear on the bands upcoming new self-titled album, the track listing for which is as follows:
01 - "Beautiful And Strange"
02 - "1000 Mile Journey"
03 - "Scream With Me"
04 - "Closer"
05 - "Heard It All Before"
06 - "I Can't Wait"
07 - "Beyond The Pale"
08 - "All Talk"
09 - "Out To Pasture"
10 - "Burn The Bridge"
11 - "Dead Inside"
The album is due in stores on December 22nd through Epic. In related news, the band are also preparing a limited edition 'super deluxe' version of the album for release complete with a blacklight, glow in the dark vinyl, blacklight posters, decals and more. Additional details on that can be found here.

Online Outbreak - wookubus
(1:29 PM MST 11/12/2009)
Outbreak are streaming their entire new self-titled album online here. The outing saw a release earlier this week through Think Fast!/Trustkill.

Don't Bring A Knife To Vegas - wookubus
(1:27 PM MST 11/12/2009)
Vegas Masquerade's new EP "Don't Bring A Knife To A Gunfight" has been posted online in its entirety here. The effort saw a release digitally earlier this week through Standby Records.

Devil's Package - wookubus
(1:26 PM MST 11/12/2009)
DevilDriver are putting together a U.S. headlining run for early next year. The trek will kick off on January 07th and run through to February 13th with supporting acts and dates to be announced in the coming days.

Wednesday 11-11-2009

To Battle - wookubus
(1:48 PM MST 11/11/2009)
Having faced a few editing delays, 3 Inches Of Blood's new video for their track "Battles And Brotherhood" has now debuted online and can be viewed here was directed by Rick Podd ("The Watcher", "Hellraiser").

Decapitated Man Must Die - wookubus
(1:44 PM MST 11/11/2009)
Decapitated have booked the following UK run for February with Kataklysm and Man Must Die in tow:
February 01st Birmingham, UK - 02 Academy 2
February 02nd Glasgow, UK - Ivory Blacks
February 03rd Manchester, UK - Moho Live
February 04th Bristol, UK - Blerkeller
February 05th Reading, UK - Sub89
February 06th Leeds, UK - Rios
February 07th Wrexham, UK - Central Station
February 08th London, UK - 02 Academy Islington (no Kataklysm)

Parkway Confession - wookubus
(1:44 PM MST 11/11/2009)
Parkway Drive have booked the following Australian run with Confession and Word Up for January of next year:
January 23rd Sunshine Coast, AUS - Lake Kawana Centre
January 24th Toowoomba, AUS - Centenary State High School
January 27th Port Macquarie, AUS - Panthers
January 28th Bateau Bay, AUS - Bateau Bay PCYC
January 29th Sutherland, AUS - Sutherland Entertainment Centre
January 30th Shoahaven, AUS - Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre
January 31st Penrith, AUS - Panthers
February 03rd Cooma, AUS - Cooma Multi Function Centre
February 04th Wodonga, AUS - Wodonga Civic Centre
February 06th Launceston, AUS - MS Fest (no Confession/Word Up)
February 07th Frankston, AUS - 7 Pier Live
More dates for the trek are currently pending.

Coalesce In Death - wookubus
(1:38 PM MST 11/11/2009)
Coalesce's new track "Absent In Death" has been made available online as a free download here. The song comes from the bands newly-released "OX EP", which hit stores earlier this week through Relapse.

As I Lay Down Tracks - wookubus
(1:35 PM MST 11/11/2009)
As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis has checked in with the following update on their new album which they are currently recording:
"We've released little bits of information here or there in previous news posts and blogs, but there are still questions coming in concerning what we've been up to. Below is an unquestionably obvious outline concerning our future plans... 1) We started working on new album 2) We started recording that new album a few weeks ago with Adam D & Daniel Castleman at the reigns (and JMR for a couple weeks). 3) There are only drums for 8 songs tracked so far. One of them we're undecided about, but maybe it'll feel different when the vocals are done. Either way, we need write more than 8 songs (since they aren't as long as the 8 songs on Master of Puppets). Therefore we're working on writing MORE new songs as soon as we finish recording what's been started. 4) The only break in working on the new album will be our short trip to Mexico and Sri Lanka to play two of the best shows of our career. 5) All of us can't stress enough how grateful we are to be writing music that we love while still receiving a paycheck. This can only be credited to OUR LOYAL FANS! Sometimes bands need to rush out a crappy record so they can start touring again to pay their bills. In our case, we plan to make a record worth listening to (hopefully), and start touring again when we're done. Thanks for your patience and understanding. We care and we're working. In fact, I haven't had a full nights rest since March when the coolest kid ever made me a DAD! tim"

The Empire Streams Back - wookubus
(1:33 PM MST 11/11/2009)
The Empire Shall Fall (ex-Killswitch Engage/Seemless) have made their entire new album "Awaken" available online in streaming audio form here. The group will be independently releasing the effort through Angle Side Side on November 17th.

ArmsStreamBack - wookubus
(1:28 PM MST 11/11/2009)
ArmsBendBack's newly digitally released self-titled album has been posted online in streaming audio form here.

South American Cannibal - wookubus
(1:27 PM MST 11/11/2009)
Cannibal Corpse will be heading to Central and South America in February of next year for the following run of shows:
February 12th Monterrey, MEX - Cafe Iguana
February 13th Mexico City, MEX - Circo Volador
February 15th Caracas, VEN - Complejo Ferial San Jancinto
February 17th Bogota, COL - Teatro Metropol
February 19th Santiago, CHL - Club Cadilac
February 20th Buenos Aires, BRA - The End
February 21st Sao Paulo, BRA - Santana Hall

Rosetta Translated - wookubus
(1:21 PM MST 11/11/2009)
Footage of Rosetta in the studio recording their new album engineer Andrew Schneider (Pelican, The Ocean) has been made available online here. A release early next year through Translation Loss is expected.

Brand New Jaw - wookubus
(1:07 PM MST 11/11/2009)
Glassjaw have booked some show UK shows for January of next year, the dates include:
January 23rd London, UK - Wembley Arena (feat. Brand New)
January 24th Manchester, UK - Manchester Academy
January 25th Nottingham, UK - Rock City
January 26th Glasgow, UK - ABC

Bled Out - wookubus
(1:05 PM MST 11/11/2009)
The Bled look to have wrapped up recording their new album and will soon begin mixing the outing for a 2010 release through Rise Records.

Agnostic Stereo - wookubus
(1:00 PM MST 11/11/2009)
Agnostic Front will be touring with Death By Stereo in support of the upcoming November 17th re-releases of their "Victim In Pain" and "United Blood" efforts. Both outings will be combined on a single CD and will also be made available on a 12" and 7" respectively through Bridge Nine on the above-mentioned date. Dates for the band run as follows:
January 15th San Francisco, CA - Thee Parkside
January 17th San Jose, CA - Voodoo Lounge
January 19th Las Vegas, NV - Cheyenne Saloon
January 21st Albuquerque, NM - Launchpad
January 22nd Dallas, TX - Trees
January 23rd Austin, TX - Red Seven
January 24th Houston, TX - Walter's
January 25th Corpus Christi, TX - Zero's
January 26th San Antonio, TX - The Rock Bottom
January 27th El Paso, TX - Take 2
January 29th San Diego, CA - Brick By Brick
January 30th Santa Ana, CA - Galaxy Concert Theatre

Tuesday 11-10-2009

Scream With Mudvayne - wookubus
(3:03 PM MST 11/10/2009)
Mudvayne have debuted two new tracks online. You can check out "Scream With Me" here and "Heard It All Before" here. "Scream With Me" will serve as the first single from the bands upcoming new self-titled album which is slated to see a December 22nd release date through Epic.

Phillychapel - wookubus
(3:00 PM MST 11/10/2009)
Some fan-filmed footage of Whitechapel performing live in Philadelphia, PA recently has been made available online, you can see it as follows:
"Father Of Lies"
"This Is Exile"
"Eternal Refuge"

Bless These Cities - wookubus
(2:19 PM MST 11/10/2009)
Norma Jean have revealed that they will be performing their 2002 outing "Bless The Martyr And Kiss The Child" in its entirety live at the following shows:
November 20th Houston, TX - Meridian
November 22nd Dallas, TX - The Door
November 25th Pomona, CA - The Glasshouse
The band plan to announce more stops where they will perform the aforementioned album live in the coming days.

Through The Eyes Of February - wookubus
(2:12 PM MST 11/10/2009)
Through The Eyes Of The Dead are now plotting an as-yet unannounced February release date for their new album "Skepsis".

3 Climaxes - wookubus
(2:10 PM MST 11/10/2009)
Climaxes (ex-Animosity/Reflux) have posted 3 new demo tracks online here. All three of the songs posted feature guest vocals from Look What I Did frontman Barry Donegan. While guest cameos from former Animosity drummer Navene Koperweis and South African pop singer Nikki Williams also appear on the outing.

We Were Filmed - wookubus
(2:06 PM MST 11/10/2009)
We Were Gentlemen have posted their new video for their track "Deep Blue" online here. The clip was directed by Scott Hansen (Bury Your Dead, Evergreen Terrace).

Where We Prophet - wookubus
(1:59 PM MST 11/10/2009)
The Lostprophets will be releasing a single for their new track "Where We Belong" overseas on January 04th. The outing will come in three formats, the first being a CD single with the bonus non-album b-side track "Sunshine. The second being a 7" vinyl limited to 1000 copies with etching on the b-side. While the third format will be an iTunes release which will feature the aforementioned b-side, "Sunshine", as well as the album version of "Where We Belong". The bands new album "The Betrayed" is on course to see a January 18th release date overseas through Visible Noise.

New Fish - wookubus
(1:54 PM MST 11/10/2009)
The Ocean have recruited vocalist Loic Rossetti as their new frontman. Band guitarist Robin Staps checked in with the following regarding his addition to their line-up:
"We are happy to announce Mr. Loic Rossetti as tour new vocalist. We are looking forward to weeks and months of intense touring in the future and a new era in the story of our lives! Having Loic in the band enables me to do what I've always been wanting to do with this band. His voice is strong and expressive and his variety of tone and the ease with which he switches between different vocal styles really amazing. There are no limits anymore. His screams are devastating, but his most valuable quality is his singing voice, which we will employ much more on the upcoming album."
Currently the band have two new albums in the works with the first on course for a March 2010 release date and the second to follow in September 2010.

Xenolopez - wookubus
(1:50 PM MST 11/10/2009)
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez's newly-released album "Xenophanes" is available for streaming online here.

iTunes Factory - wookubus
(1:44 PM MST 11/10/2009)
Fear Factory have released their new track "Powershifter" for purchase through iTunes, those interested can snag it here. The song is taken from the bands new album "Mechanize", which will see a February 09th release date through Candlelight.

The Mosh Lives Again - wookubus
(1:42 PM MST 11/10/2009)
Emmure have revealed that they will be embarking on "The Mosh Lives Tour II" with Terror, After The Burial, Miss May I and Thick As Blood from January 22nd through to February 21st. The trek will be hitting the major markets for the U.S. and Canada with dates and venues currently pending.

The Fall Of Europe - wookubus
(1:40 PM MST 11/10/2009)
The Fall Of Troy have announced that they will be missing some dates of their ongoing European trek, though exact stops were not specified. The group had the following statement to issue on the matter:
"Dearest friends in Europe, we regret to tell you that we will be missing a few shows on this run due to circumstances absolutely, and completely out of our control. We are both frustrated and heartbroken to have to miss out on this stuff, but we will be back in commission as soon as physically possible. Also, we will be back to make up any missed shows as soon as we possibly can. We love you all SO much and really hope you can try to understand we didn't want any of this to happen..."

Six Millers - wookubus
(1:35 PM MST 11/10/2009)
According to a recent update from the band, DevilDriver already have six new songs written for their next album. Band bassist Jon Miller had the following to say about that:
"Dear DevilDriver fans, we are in Graz, Austria today with behemoth, scar symmetry and Arsis. We have 2 more weeks in Europe before we go home for a minute and then go to Australia. We now have six songs in the bag for the new album which we are looking to record sooner than later. We want to go faster and heavier on this one to answer any question on a "direction" that we may be undertaking. We will keep you all up to date on this. That's all for now."

The Only Zillion - wookubus
(1:31 PM MST 11/10/2009)
Zillion (ex-Five Pointe O) have made their two new tracks "Daylight" and "The Only Constant" available online here. The songs are expected to appear on the bands debut album which is planned for a release sometime next year.

Sons Listed - wookubus
(1:29 PM MST 11/10/2009)
Mnemic have set the track listing to their upcoming new album "Sons Of The System", it runs as follows:
01 - "Sons Of The System"
02 - "Diesel"
03 - "Mnightmare"
04 - "The Erasing"
05 - "Climbing Towards Stars"
06 - "March Of The Tripods"
07 - "Fate"
08 - "Hero(in)"
09 - "Elongated Sporadic Bursts"
10 - "Within"
11 - "Orbiting"
The outing will see a January 26th release date through Nuclear Blast and the artwork for it can be previewed online here.

Monday 11-09-2009

The Company Setback - wookubus
(5:18 PM MST 11/09/2009)
The Company Band's (Clutch, CKY, etc.) new self-titled album has been met with a last minute delay and will now land in stores on November 17th via Restricted Release. Only the physical copies of the outing are effected by the delay, with the album now available digitally at most digital retailers. A vinyl edition of the aforementioned album is also being readied for a December 08th release date.

Them Radio Vultures Pt. 2 - wookubus
(5:08 PM MST 11/09/2009)
Them Crooked Vultures' entire new self-titled album has now been posted online in streaming audio form. You can check it out as a complete playlist on Youtube here. The effort will see a November 17th release date through DGC/Interscope.

A Second Development - wookubus
(4:10 PM MST 11/09/2009)
A second teaser for Candiria's upcoming film "Candiria: A Process of Self Development" has been made available for viewing online here. The effort is expected to arrive in 2010.

Second Sacrifice - wookubus
(2:59 PM MST 11/09/2009)
Living Sacrifice have posted their second video from the studio sessions for their new album "The Infinite Order" online, you can view it here. "The Infinite Order" has been earmarked for a January 26th release date through Solid State. The song "Rules Of Engagement" will serve as the first radio single from the release, while a video is in the works for the track "Overkill Exposure".

The Bronx Vs. Mariachi El Bronx - wookubus
(2:51 PM MST 11/09/2009)
The Bronx's alter-ego Mariachi El Bronx will be touring Europe and the UK later this month. The band will be pulling double duty, with The Bronx also appearing at a few of the shows, here's how the schedule runs:
November 16th Oslo, NOR - OYA Presents At Rockefellers (feat. The Bronx)
November 18th Glasgow, UK - Oran Mor
November 19th Manchester, UK - Club Academy
November 20th Leeds, UK - Leeds Metropolitan University (feat. The Bronx)
November 22nd Oxford, UK - Academy
November 23rd London, UK - Islington Academy
In related news, The Bronx guitarist Joby J. Ford will be producing the upcoming new album from Trash Talk, which is expected to see an early 2010 release date.

Avenged Vengeance - wookubus
(2:34 PM MST 11/09/2009)
Avenged Sevenfold are currently writing new material for their next album which they will soon begin recording. Band guitarist Zacky Vengeance had the following to say on the matter:
"It has been awhile since we have shed light on our current doings. Well here is a long awaited update into the world of A7X..
We came off of the road amidst one of the most turbulent times in history. Everything going on around us was overwhelming, frightening, frustrating and confusing. I must confess that it was also very exciting to me. I'm sure you can share my sentiment. We have been focused on only one thing, writing and preparing to record what to me is our most personal and epic Avenged Sevenfold album. The reason is the fact that everything happening around us in the entire world might be a once in a life time source of inspiration and direction. We have been harnessing every aspect of what makes A7X truly unrelenting and building off of that. I don't think we sleep too much anymore because of the excitement we feel while writing this album. Only a world spinning out of control could inspire the music and vision we have now. Once again it is fucking exciting. We will continue finalizing our songs until we feel every note does both You as well as Us justice. We are also in the final stages of solidifying our production team, studios and engineers so that the second the axe falls and the album is written we will spend day and night in the studio until it is complete. This album will definitely take you on a very dark journey..."

It Dies Forever - wookubus
(2:25 PM MST 11/09/2009)
Forever Never have been added to the UK leg of Kittie, It Dies Today and Malefice's early 2010 overseas trek. The group will appear on the following stops:
January 16th Leeds, UK - Rio
January 17th Newcastle, UK - Academy 2
January 19th Reading, UK - SubLive
January 20th Manchester, UK - Moho Live
January 21st Stoke, UK - Sugarmill
January 22nd Birmingham, UK - Academy 2
January 23rd London, UK - Underworld

Listing Within - wookubus
(2:23 PM MST 11/09/2009)
Mutiny Within have unveiled the track listing to their upcoming self-titled Roadrunner debut which will see a February 23rd release date. Here's how it runs:
01 - "Awake"
02 - "Images"
03 - "Falling Forever"
04 - "Year Of Affliction"
05 - "Forsaken"
06 - "Lethean"
07 - "Oblivion"
08 - "Undone"
09 - "Hours"
10 - "Suffocate"
11 - "Reflections"

Roulette Prank - wookubus
(1:53 PM MST 11/09/2009)
dredg frontman Gavin Hayes and drummer Dino Campanella were recently 'arrested' on stage in Berlin, Germany as part of an elaborate prank perpetrated by band bassist Drew Roulette. Video footage of the incident has been made available online here.

Prey For Demo - wookubus
(1:50 PM MST 11/09/2009)
A demo version of Warbringer's track "Prey For Death" has been made available online here.

Flying To The Studio - wookubus
(1:40 PM MST 11/09/2009)
Soulfly are currently in the studio recording their new album and will be spending the majority of this month tracking it. A release next year through Roadrunner is expected.

Secret Fantasy - wookubus
(1:32 PM MST 11/09/2009)
Secret & Whisper will now release their new album "Teenage Fantasy" through Tooth & Nail on February 09th. The outing was originally slated to see a release this past October.

Let Oceans Fake - wookubus
(1:29 PM MST 11/09/2009)
A Hero A Fake will release their new album "Let Oceans Lie" through Victory on January 19th.

All That Writing - wookubus
(1:26 PM MST 11/09/2009)
All That Remains are planning to focus on writing new material for their next album early next year. A 2010 release date is expected.

The Great Southern Throwdown - wookubus
(12:38 AM MST 11/09/2009)
Throwdown announced yesterday that they were headed to the studio to record a Pantera cover for an upcoming Pantera tribute effort. The band had the following to say regarding the cover:
"Recording for a Pantera tribute tonight. And here I thought all our records were Pantera tributes already!"
The tribute in question is thought to be the same one Machine Head ("Fucking Hostile"), Chimaira ("Slaughtered") and more are highly rumored to be appearing on. The effort is being put together by an as-yet unannounced UK based metal magazine for a release sometime next year. In the meantime, Throwdown's new album "Deathless" will arrive in stores this Tuesday, November 10th, through E1 Music.

Factory Powered - wookubus
(12:34 AM MST 11/09/2009)
Fear Factory's new track "Powershifter" has been made available online here. The song will appear on the bands new album "Mechanize", which will see a February 09th release date through Candlelight.

Sunday 11-08-2009

The Entire Company - wookubus
(2:01 PM MST 11/08/2009)
The Company Band's (Clutch, CKY, etc.) entire new self-titled album has been made available online in streaming audio form here. The effort will see a November 10th release date through Restricted Release.

He Who Spawned The Footage - wookubus
(1:59 PM MST 11/08/2009)
Fan-filmed footage of Trivium's live performance in New York City, NY this past Thursday, November 05th, has been posted online here.

Within The Band - wookubus
(1:58 PM MST 11/08/2009)
Within The Ruins have posted a re-recorded version of their track "Arsenal" online here. The song features vocals from the bands new frontman Tim Goergen, who replaces Jon Grande.

40 Years Later - wookubus
(1:56 PM MST 11/08/2009)
Isis have made their video for their track "20 Minutes / 40 Years" available online here. It was shot with director Matt Santoro.

Over The Writing - wookubus
(1:51 PM MST 11/08/2009)
Slaves On Dope have finished writing seventeen new songs for their upcoming album "Over The Influence" and are in the process of narrowing them down with plans for about 12-13 songs to appear on the effort. In the meantime, the group have made their latest webisode available online here.

Saturday 11-07-2009

Rockets Of Mayhem - wookubus
(2:02 PM MST 11/07/2009)
The Deftones frontman Chino Moreno recently recorded some guest vocals for the upcoming new Methods Of Mayhem album, footage of the sessions can be found here. Furthermore, more live footage of the Deftones performing their new track "Rocket Skates" has surfaced online, the latest coming from the bands recent performance at the "SmokeOut Festival" in San Bernardino, CA late last month. You can watch that here. The Deftones are currently on course to release their new album in February.

A Horse Filmed - wookubus
(1:58 PM MST 11/07/2009)
Baroness' new video for their track "A Horse Called Golgotha" has made its way online and can be seen here. It was directed by Joshua Green.

Cut The Footage - wookubus
(1:53 PM MST 11/07/2009)
Nonpoint have posted a video update from the studio online here. The group are currently holed up at Racine, WI's Belle City Sound tracking their new album with Chad Gray and Greg Tribbett of Mudvayne/HELLYEAH handling the production duties. The album is on course for a spring 2010 release date and will be preceded by the bands new acoustic EP, "Cut The Chord", which will be digitally released on December 08th.

Stream With Me - wookubus
(1:36 PM MST 11/07/2009)
Mudvayne will be debuting their new single "Scream With Me" online this coming Tuesday, November 10th. The song will also impact at radio on November 17th. "Scream With Me" is the first single from the bands upcoming new self-titled album which will see a December 22nd release date through Epic.

Friday 11-06-2009

Online Genocide - wookubus
(1:44 PM MST 11/06/2009)
Suicide Silence have posted their new video for their track "Genocide" online here.

Mechanized By Candlelight - wookubus
(1:41 PM MST 11/06/2009)
Fear Factory have inked a deal with Candlelight Records and will release their new album "Mechanize" through the label on February 09th. The current incarnation of the band sees original vocalist Burton C. Bell and guitarist Dino Cazares teamed up with Rhys Fulber on keyboards/programming, Byron Stroud on bass and Gene Hoglan on drums. More on the signing can be found here.

The Aesthetic Of Disaster - wookubus
(1:29 PM MST 11/06/2009)
Every Time I Die and Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster have booked a handful of European headlining shows together in December, they include:
December 18th Copenhagen, DEN - Loppen
December 19th Hamburg, GER - Grunspan
December 20th Luxembourg, LUX - Kulturfabrik
December 21st London, UK - Borderline
The shows will take place following both bands participation in the European leg of the "Rockstar Energy Drink Taste Of Chaos Tour" with Killswitch Engage and In Flames.

Begging For Vinyl - wookubus
(1:22 PM MST 11/06/2009)
Thrice are planning a vinyl version of their latest effort "Beggars" for a December 15th release date. The pressing will be limited to 2000 copies and will come with a full album download card as well as an autographed 24 page booklet with exclusive liner notes. More details can be found here.

Six Feet Under Cover - wookubus
(1:06 PM MST 11/06/2009)
Six Feet Under are planning a January 19th release date through Metal Blade for the third installment in their covers series, "Graveyard Classics 3". The track listing for the latest outing runs as follows:
01 - "A Dangerous Meeting" (Mercyful Fate cover)
02 - "Metal On Metal" (Anvil cover)
03 - "The Frayed Ends Of Sanity" (Metallica cover)
04 - "At Dawn They Sleep" (Slayer cover)
05 - "Not Fragile" (BTO cover)
06 - "On Fire" (Van Halen cover)
07 - "Pounding Metal" (Exciter cover)
08 - "Destroyer" (Twisted Sister cover)
09 - "Psychotherapy" (The Ramones cover)
10 - "Snap Your Fingers, Snap Your Neck" (Prong cover)

Sick Of Antfarming - wookubus
(12:58 PM MST 11/06/2009)
Sick Of It All are currently holed up at Denmark's Antfarm Studios where they are recording their next album with producer Tue Madsen (Dark Tranquillity, The Haunted). A release next year through an as-yet unspecified label is expected.

Limited Starvation - wookubus
(12:47 PM MST 11/06/2009)
Arsis will be releasing a limited edition version of their upcoming album "Starve For The Devil" through iTunes, on vinyl and on CD through Nuclear Blast's own mail order service on February 09th, 2010. The limited version of the album sports new artwork, different packaging and will feature the two bonus tracks, "A Pound Of Flesh (For The Hell Of It)" and a cover of King Diamond's "The Lake". The CD pressing of the aforementioned version of the album will be limited to 1000 copies, while the vinyl will be limited to 500 copies.

Thursday 11-05-2009

Planets Reunited - wookubus
(11:50 PM MST 11/05/2009)
The CD version of Cave In's latest EP outing, "Planets Of Old", has been slated for a January 26th release date through Hydra Head. The effort will be packed with a bonus DVD that is expected to feature footage from the bands 'reunion' show which took place at Great Scott in Allston, MA this past July.

A Filming Process - wookubus
(11:42 PM MST 11/05/2009)
A teaser for Candiria's upcoming film "Candiria: A Process of Self Development" has been posted online and can be found here. The effort is expected to arrive in 2010.

The Binary Revocation - wookubus
(11:40 PM MST 11/05/2009)
Hypno5e, Revocation and The Binary Code will join forces for the "Metal As Art Tour" early next year, dates announced thus far include:
January 06th Brooklyn, NY - The Knitting Factory
January 07th Allentown, PA - Crocodile Rock
January 08th Buffalo, NY - Broadway Joe's
January 09th Akron, OH - Annabells Bar and Lounge
January 10th Mt Clemens, MI - The Hayloft
January 11th Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle
January 12th St. Louis, Mo - Fubar (Feat. Lye By Mistake)
January 13th Fayetteville, AR - George's Majestic Lounge
January 14th Oklahoma City, OK - Conservatory
January 15th Dallas, TX - The Lounge on Elm
January 16th TBA - TBA
January 17th Austin, TX - Red 7
January 18th Amarillo, TX - War Legion
January 19th Gallup, NM - Juggernaut
January 20th TBA - TBA
January 21st Los Angeles, CA - Ultraviolet
January 22nd Ramona, CA - Ramona Mainstage
January 23rd Santa Cruz, CA - The Parish
January 24th TBA - TBA
January 25th Portland, OR - Ash Street Saloon
January 26th Seattle, WA - Studio Seven
January 27th Spokane, WA - The Cretin Hop
January 28th Boise, ID - Gusto's Bar
January 29th Salt Lake City, UT - The Outer Rim
January 30th Denver, CO - Old Curtis Street Bar
January 31st Lawrence, KS - Replay Lounge
February 01st Des Moines, IA - Vaudeville Mews
February 02nd Kansas City, MO - Riot Room
February 03rd Nashville, TN - The Muse
February 04th Cincinnati, OH - Dirty Jacks
February 05th Baltimore, MD - Sidebar
February 06th Trenton, NJ - The Championship

Planetary Annotations - wookubus
(11:31 PM MST 11/05/2009)
Annotations Of An Autopsy have backed out of "The Planetary Depravity Tour" with The Faceless, Dying Fetus, Beneath The Massacre and Enfold Darkness as a result of immigration issues. The band had the following to say on the matter:
"Due to the American immigration office not processing our visa applications in time because of a backlog, we have been forced to pull out of the upcoming 'Planetary Depravity' tour. We're very sorry to all our fans in the States but it was out of our hands. We're pretty gutted we can’t come and party with all of you but we assure you we will be back there in 2010. We hope you all understand and we'll see you very soon!"
Annotations Of An Autopsy are preparing their new album "The Reign Of Darkness" for an early 2010 release date through Nuclear Blast.

Planning For Guests - wookubus
(2:10 PM MST 11/05/2009)
The Dillinger Escape Plan are teasing a special guest for their upcoming new album, "Option Paralysis". Band frontman Greg Puciato recently made the following post on Twitter:
"The "special guest" we had in the studio today was unbelievable. We are now in the last days of tracking before mixing."
"Option Paralysis" is expected to see a release early next year through the groups own Party Smasher Inc. label in association with Season Of Mist.

Cut To The Point - wookubus
(1:56 PM MST 11/05/2009)
Nonpoint will release a new acoustic EP digitally through their own 954 Records on December 08th. Dubbed, "Cut The Chord", the outing will feature acoustic renditions of the following songs:
"What A Day"
"Your Signs"
Currently the band are at Racine, WI's Belle City Sound studio recording their next full-length album with Chad Gray and Greg Tribbett of Mudvayne/HELLYEAH handling the production duties. The effort is expected to see a spring 2010 release date. In the meantime, they have booked the following live shows:
December 12th Madison, WI - The Barrymore Theater
December 26th Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Club Revolution
December 31st Tempe, AZ - Tempe Fiesta Bowl Block Party

In The Black Today - wookubus
(1:49 PM MST 11/05/2009)
Kittie, It Dies Today and Malefice will be touring throughout Europe together early next year, dates for the trek run as follows:
January 02nd Wetzlar, GER - Franzis
January 03rd Hamburg, GER - Hafenklang
January 05th Copenhagen, DEN - Vega Jr.
January 06th Berlin, GER - Magnet
January 07th Cologne, GER - Underground
January 08th Karlsruhe, GER - Die Stadtmitte
January 09th Ravenna, ITA - Rock Planet
January 10th Zurich, SWI - Dynamo
January 12th Paris, FRA - Trabendo
January 13th Zaandam, NET - De Kade
January 14th Dordrecht, NET - Bibelot
January 15th Aarschot, BEL - JC De Klinker
January 16th Leeds, UK - Rio
January 17th Newcastle, UK - Academy 2
January 19th Reading, UK - SubLive
January 20th Manchester, UK - Moho Live
January 21st Stoke, UK - Sugarmill
January 22nd Birmingham, UK - Academy 2
January 23rd London, UK - Underworld

Snakes On Fire - wookubus
(12:38 AM MST 11/05/2009)
High On Fire have set "Snakes For The Divine" as the tentative title to their new album which is expected to arrive in stores in February through E1 Music. In addition, band frontman/guitarist Matt Pike will appear on next seasons "Metalocalypse". More on all of that can be found here.

Immigration A.D. - wookubus
(1:33 AM MST 11/05/2009)
Lazarus A.D. have taken Ex Deo's place on a number of dates on Ensiferum's impending trek with Hypocrisy, Blackguard and Swashbuckle. Ex Deo recently had to drop off of the bulk of the tour due to immigration issues. Dates Lazarus A.D. will be appearing on the tour include:
November 07th Allentown, PA - Crocodile Rock Cafe (feat. Swashbuckle)
November 08th Raleigh, NC - Volume 11
November 09th Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade
November 10th Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Culture Room
November 11th Orlando, FL - AKA Lounge ("AntiPop Music Festival")
November 13th Houston, TX - Meridian
November 14th Austin, TX - Emo's
November 15th Fort Worth, TX - Ridglea Theatre
November 17th Santa Ana, CA - The Galaxy Theatre
November 18th Hollywood, CA - The Key Club
November 19th San Francisco, CA - DNA Lounge
November 20th Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theatre
November 21st Seattle, WA - Studio Seven
November 22nd Vancouver, BC - Rickshaw Theatre
November 23rd Calgary, AB - The Warehouse
November 24th Edmonton, AB - Starlite Room
Following that, Lazarus A.D. will join Vader, Decrepit Birth, Warbringer, Amenta and Augury for the following shows:
November 27th San Marcos, CA - Jumping Turtle
November 28th Anaheim, CA - Chain Reaction
November 29th West Hollywood, CA - Key Club
November 30th Mesa, AZ - UB's
December 01st Tucson, AZ - The Rock
December 02nd Farmington, NM - Gators
December 03rd Salt Lake City, UT - Club Vegas
December 04th Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater
December 05th Tulsa, OK - Marquee (no Warbringer)
December 06th San Antonio, TX - Scout Bar (no Warbringer)
December 07th Houston, TX - Scout Bar (no Warbringer)

Blade Burner - wookubus
(1:07 AM MST 11/05/2009)
Barn Burner have inked a deal with Metal Blade and will give the groups latest outing "Bangers" a world wide release next year. For now, those unfamiliar with the group can check them out here.

Cities Nursed - wookubus
(12:59 AM MST 11/05/2009)
Wetnurse have booked the following shows for this month:
November 06th Pittsburgh, PA - 31st St Pub (feat. Complete Failure, Hero Destroyed)
November 07th Indianapolis, IN - The Dojo (feat. The Dream Is Dead, Struck By Lightning)
November 08th Chicago, IL - Subterranean (feat. Harpoon, Lord Mantis)
November 10th Richmond, VA - The Triple (feat. The Atlas Moth, War Graves)
November 11th Philadelphia, PA - Starlight Ballroom (feat. The Atlas Moth, Javelina, Woe)
November 12th Baltimore, MD - Sidebar (feat. The Atlas Moth, 4th Horseman)
November 13th New Brunswick, NJ - Court Tavern (feat. The Atlas Moth, Torchbearer)
November 14th Providence, RI - The Sweatshop (feat. The Atlas Moth, the_Network)
November 15th Allston, MA - Unit 11 (feat. The Atlas Moth, Ramming Speed)
November 17th Brooklyn, NY - Union Pool (feat. The Atlas Moth, Dark Castle)

Bend It Like Townsend - wookubus
(12:41 AM MST 11/05/2009)
The Devin Townsend Project have a video for 'their' track "Bend It Like Bender" in the works with director Konrad Palkewicz (Strapping Yound Lad). The clip is said to be entirely animated and will make its way online in the coming weeks. In related news, Devin Townsend has affirmed that he will not be performing any material from Strapping Young Lad on his upcoming tour with Between The Buried And Me, Cynic and Scale The Summit. Instead, he plans to draw on material from his various solo efforts. The Devin Townsend Project's newest effort, "Addicted", will see a November 17th release date through Inside Out Music/Century Media.

Sons Of January - wookubus
(12:41 AM MST 11/05/2009)
Mnemic's upcoming new album "Sons Of The System" has been earmarked for a January 26th North American release date through Nuclear Blast. The band recorded the outing with producer Tue Madsen (The Haunted, Behemoth), while tentative track titles from it include:
"Climbing Towards Stars"
"The Erasing"
"March Of The Tripods"
"Diesel Uterus"
"Elongated Sporadic Bursts"

Reunion Beckons - wookubus
(12:41 AM MST 11/05/2009)
Byzantine have booked the following handful of reunion shows for March of next year:
March 05th Charleston, WV - The Sound Factory
March 06th Huntington, WV - The V Club
March 07th Morgantown, WV - 123 Pleasant Street
The group had the following to say on their decision to reunite for a few shows:
"2 and 1/2 years ago we put a sudden and abrupt halt to our musical careers under the name Byzantine. It was a really anti-climactic way to go out. We know a lot of fans and friends alike felt cheated that we didn't play any shows supporting our last album, "Oblivion Beckons". Now, we all feel like it's time to give a little something back, all guns blazing. Unfortunately, we are unable to tour since we live scattered across 3 states, have children and full time jobs, but we want to give our local fans something to remember us by."

Ox To Fall - wookubus
(12:38 AM MST 11/05/2009)
Former Dead To Fall guitarist Logan Kelly has resurfaced in Blue Ox, whom you can check out here. The band have around ten new songs written and will begin recording them in the near future.

Threat Severed - wookubus
(12:35 AM MST 11/05/2009)
Threat Signal have made a live video for their track "Severed" available online here. The footage for the clip is taken from the bands tour this past summer alongside Sybreed, The Agonist and The Autumn Offering.

He Is Kicking Back - wookubus
(12:31 AM MST 11/05/2009)
Gaza's new song "The Kicking Legs" has been made available online here. The bands new album "He Is Never Coming Back" will see a November 10th release date through Black Market Activities.

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