Tuesday and Wednesday’s Metal News In Brief

Bite sized metal news from Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th of May 2019

Fang Club band photo. Two of the members sit on the floor while the third member, who is closest to the camera squats down.

Hot off the back of the announcement that they’d be supporting Metallica at Slane Castle on June 8th, Fang Club have announced that their second album Vulture Culture will be released on July 5th.

Track Listing:
1: Last Time
2: Vulture Culture
3: Nightmare
4: Viva Violent
5: Every Day
6: Hesitations
7: Kingdumb
8: Heavy Handed
9: All I Have
10: Black Rainbow
11: Slow

In addition to the Metallica show, Fang Club will be playing live on the following dates:

May
17th Paris, France, Oberkampf Music Festival

June
1st Hulst, Netherlands, Vestrock Festival
8th Co. Meath, Ireland – Slane Castle (Supporting Metallica)

July
26th Standon, UK, Standon Calling Festival
27th Pikehall, UK, Y-Not Festival

August
15th Zurich, Switzerland, Musikfestwochen Festival

October
2nd Liverpool, Zanzibar
3rd Leeds, Hyde Park Book Club
5th Glasgow, The Attic Bar
6th Newcastle, Riverside 2
7th Edinburgh, The Mash House
9th Hull, Adelphi
10th Manchester, Night People
11th Birmingham, Sunflower Lounge
12th Guilford, Boileroom
13th Bristol, Crofters Rights
14th Exeter, Cavern Club
16th London, Camden Assembly
17th St. Albans, The Horn
19th Brighton, The Green Door Store
20th Southampton, Joiners
24th Zurich, Werk 21
25th Nyon, La Paranthese
27th Munich, Folks! Club
28th Vienna, Arena
30th Berlin, Auster Club
31st Hamburg, Hafenklang

November
3rd Netherlands, Cinetol

December
13th Dublin, Button Factory


Entombed A.D. have confirmed that their new album will be entitled Bowels Of Earth and will be released on August 30th.  You can also catch them live:

2nd June Metal East Festival, Kharkiv (UA)
7th June  Vi på Värmdö-festivalen, Stockholm (SE)
27th June Glastonbury Festival, Glastonbury (UK)
28th June Abyss Festival, Bulle (CH)
7th July EXIT Festival, Novi Sad (RS)
20th July Gefle Metal Festival, Gävle (SE)
26th July Laurus Nobilis, Famalicão (PT)
29th September Iberian Warriors Metal Fest, Zaragoza (ES)
19th October Metal Inferno Festival, Paderborn (DE)
7th December Ruhrpott Metal Meeting, Oberhausen (DE)


Nepalese metal band Underside have released a video for their new song “Gadhimai”. The video is a protest against the sacrificial ceremony Gadhiami which takes place every 5 years in Southern Nepal, resulting in the slaughter of thousands of animals in the name of religion.


Dinosaur Pile-Up have announced a live in-store UK tour to celebrate the release of their highly anticipated forthcoming fourth album Celebrity Mansions, out on June 7th via Parlophone Records.
June
Fri 7th – Leeds, Belgrave Music Hall (w) Crash Records
Sat 8th – Bristol, Rough Trade Records (w) Rough Trade
Mon 10th – London, Boston Music Rooms (w) TMStores
Tue 11th – Kingston, The Fighting Cocks (w) Banquet Records
Wed 12th – Brighton, Hope & Ruin (w) TMStores

Sun 16th – Download Festival, Donington


Belgium’s latest export, Stake, have announced signing to Hassle Records, who have released the band’s new single Catatonic Dreams and will be releasing their debut EP of the same title on 24th May.  You can check out the batshit crazy video below.

If you like what you hear, you can catch Stake live on the following dates.

17.05 – The Underworld Camden, London (w/ Feed The Rhino)
24.05 – Cinetol, Amsterdam
25.05 – Sniester, Den Haag
12.07 – Rock Herk, Herk
13.07 – Masterfest, Wateringen
02.08 – Roadkill Festival, Waarschoot
04.08 – Lokerse Feesten, Lokeren
11.08 – Melkrock Tielt Festival, Tielt
06.09 – Villa Pace, Sint-Niklaas
14.09 – Schippersweekend 2019, Lauwe
15.09 – Breda Barst, Breda
28.11 – Ancienne Belgique – AB, Brussels


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