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DAWNBRINGER – NIGHT OF THE HAMMER

Chris Black helmed heavy metal contingent DAWNBRINGER have completed work on their new album “Night Of The Hammer”.

Continuing in true heavy metal glory, “Night Of The Hammer” is a unique and different expression within the DAWNBRINGER repertoire while at the same time forging on in the name of real genuine metal through an album more mid-paced, a bit more stripped down, even with some folk-esque musical moments surfacing where the focus on melody and especially Black’s vocal performance becomes even more defined and apparent. Another key defining characteristic of “Night Of The Hammer” is the stronger sense of the…

MENACE RUINE – Complete Work On New Album

Montreal musical enigma MENACE RUINE have completed work on their new album “Venus Armata”.

Written and recorded from Spring 2013 to Spring 2014, this sixth album by Menace Ruine is the natural follow-up to “Alight in Ashes”. With “Venus Armata” the duo’s exploration continues with their most vocally intriguing and focused album to date. “Venus Armata” is also the band’s most musically refined album likewise despite the same minimal set up, and raw primal sounds which seamlessly thread the sonic palette through the likes of experimental music, martial ambient/electronic, noise/industrial, darkwave, and neo-folk respectively. A novelty this time, the addition…

OCCULTATION – Complete Work On New Album

NY-based progressive dark metal band OCCULTATION have completed work on their new album “Silence In The Ancestral House”.

With a distinct mix of prog, classic metal, and ‘80s dark rock/goth woven within the band’s intertwining complex sound picture, OCCULTATION (featuring NEGATIVE PLANE vocalist/guitarist E.M.) conjure a sound so singular and spellbinding, one in which they have made more advanced and otherworldly with their follow-up to their “Three & Seven” debut LP.

Recorded and mixed by Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE) at his God City Studios in Salem, MA, “Silence In The Ancestral House” is an album which lies on a whole other…

PALLBEARER – “Foundations Of Burden” Now Available

The massive new album from PALLBEARER “Foundations Of Burden” is now available to order in its CD and vinyl formats and ready to ship directly from our website prior to its official Aug 19th release date (CD version worldwide and vinyl version exclusive for Canadian customers for the time being). All CD pre-orders placed over the last month or so have been shipped and the vinyl pre-orders placed via Midheaven Mailorder will ship around the 13-14 of Aug asap.  U.S./RoW customers, at the moment, can continue to order the vinyl HERE, UK customers if inclined can purchase the…

WITCH MOUNTAIN – Complete Work On New Album

Portland, OR soulful doom metal outfit WITCH MOUNTAIN have completed work on their best album to date, “Mobile Of Angels”.

In what will be seen as the doom metal veterans’ mightiest work yet, “Mobile Of Angels” sees WITCH MOUNTAIN create a wondrous album of heavy, bluesy sultry doom with their latest release which merges the band’s signature crushing rhythms with moving doom-metal balladry . New surprises also lurk amongst the journey of “Mobile Of Angels” where the band take their implementation of melancholy to a whole new epic level where vocalist Uta Plotkin delivers her most stunning and most developed…

ARTIFICIAL BRAIN – Announce North American Tour With Gigan and Pyrrhon.

ARTIFICIAL BRAIN will be going on the road this Sept following their appearance at this year’s Hopscotch Music Fest by journeying on a North American tour with Gigan and Pyrrhon.  The dates for the tour are as follows:

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9/11 – Cleveland, OH @ Now That’s Class 9/12 – Toronto, ON @ Rancho Relaxo 9/13 – Montreal, QU @ L’alizé 9/14 – Quebec City, QU @ Salle Unisson 9/15 – TBA 9/16 – Providence, RI @ Dusk 9/17 – Albany, NY @ Bogies w/ Fit For An Autopsy 9/18 – Holyoke, MA @ The Waterfront Tavern 9/19 – Brooklyn, NY…

MONARCH – “Sabbracadaver” Now Available To Order

The new album from France’s MONARCH is now available to order (CD version). One of Europe’s most recognized extreme doom metal bands, “Sabbracadaver” is the band’s most immense and inducing album to date, a ritualistic and enchanting obsessive work of down-tuned amplifier worship doom that painfully crawls and seductively entrances.

FULL OF HELL – Noisem/Dropdead Tour

Full updated itinerary for the FULL OF HELL tour with Noisem and Dropdead* (for the West Coast).  Dates are as follows:

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8/13 Newark, DE @ Jam 24/7 8/14 Pittsburgh, PA @ Certain Death (no Noisem) 8/15 Detroit, MI @ Tangent Gallery (no Noisem) 8/16 Milwaukee, WI @ Quarters (no Noisem) 8/17 Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club (no Noisem) 8/18 Omaha, NE @ The Hideout 8/19 Cheyenne, WY @ Ernie November 8/20 Salt Lake City, UT @ Shred Shed 8/21 Boise, ID @ The Shredder 08/22-Seattle,WA @ Chop Suey* 08/23-Portland,OR @ Slabtown* 08/24-Sacramento,CA @ Midtown Barfly* 08/25-Oakland,CA @…

PALLBEARER – North American Tour Dates Announced

Upon returning from what will inevitably a monstrous European tour with YOB, PALLBEARER will be doing their first North American tour to coincide with their new album “Foundations Of Burden” (which will include a stop at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX).  Support on this tour will come from Tombs and Vattnet Viskar.  The dates for PALLBEARER’s North American fall 2014 tour go as follows:

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10/17 – Nashville, TN @ Exit/In 10/18 – Lexington ,KY @ Cosmic Charlie’s 10/19 – Champaign, IL @ The Highdive 10/20 – Madison, WI @ The Frequency 10/21 – Detroit, MI @…

WOLVHAMMER – “Clawing Into Black Sun” Now Available To Order

The CD version of the new album from WOLVHAMMER “Clawing Into Black Sun” is now available to order and ready to ship from our website prior to its official July 8th release date.  The third full-length album from the depraved filth metal outfit sees WOLVHAMMER easily deliver their best (and dare we say most mature) and most musically accomplished album to date.  While still harnessing the filth, black metal and punk debauchery, “Clawing Into Black Sun” also sees the band embracing their death rock, classic goth, and industrial influences even more. All for the better of course.