Bite sized news from Tuesday 30th April, Wednesday 1 May, Thursday 2nd May and Friday 3rd May 2019
Sabaton have released their first single from their upcoming album The Great War, Fields of Verdun. On Wednesday, Sabaton bizarrely shared Apocalyptica’s cover of Fields of Verdun, which is a pretty unique way of teasing fans.
Periphery have announced European headline tour dates for November 2019, support will come from Plini and Astronoid.
01.11.2019 (DE) Cologne – Essigfabrik
02.11.2019 (DE) Hamburg – Gruenspan
04.11.2019 (DE) Munich – Backstage Werk
05.11.2019 (DE) Wiesbaden – Schlachthof
06.11.2019 (DE) Berlin – Columbia Theater
08.11.2019 (NL) Nijmegen – Doornroosje
09.11.2019 (NL) Amsterdam – Melkweg
11.11.2019 (UK) Bristol – O2 Academy Bristol
12.11.2019 (UK) Glasgow – The Garage
14.11.2019 (UK) Manchester – O2 Ritz
15.11.2019 (UK) London – O2 Forum Kentish Town
Sepultura weren’t the only one to be banned by a country this week as GosT was forced to withdraw from the Canadian dates with Perturbator after not being allowed entry. GosT is scheduled to support 3Teeth on July 29th in Toronto, but Baalberith is continuing to work on the situation and is hopeful that he will be allowed in.
Spain’s Rock The Coast festival has announced stage times so you can plan which bands you want to watch. Mayhem at 1am til 2am? Hell yes!
Fleshgod Apocalypse has launched a live video of Healing Through War which is taken from their bonus Blu-ray entitled An Evening in Perugia that will be included in their upcoming album’s digipak version. Veleno is released on May 24th.
It may not sound surprising when Charlie Sheen endorses Hookers & Blow, but this time it’s the band featuring Guns N’ Roses keyboardist Dizzy Reed, Alexi Grossi (Quiet Riot), Johnny Kelly (Type O Negative, Danzig), Robbie Crane and Nadja Reed. The video can be watched on YouTube.
Emil Bulls have released their new video for single You Should See Me In A Crown (Billie Eilish Cover) from their album Mixtape, which is out on May 24th.
Martyrdöd‘s new single Pharmaception is now on YouTube from their album Hexhammaren, out May 10th through Century Media.
Hammerfall have released their first single from their upcoming album Dominion, which is out on August 16th. You can listen to We Make Sweden Rock below
Lamb of God had two guitars stolen before their gig in Phoenix, Arizona. Willie Adler posted details about the theft on his Instagram account.
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ATTENTION ALL…and particularly in the Phoenix area. My main beloved Warbird, along with @jayceerva one of kind hand painted bass; were stolen early Thursday morning from @akchin.pavilion in Phoenix. The pieces of shit that did this are suspected to be employed by @akchin.pavilion. local hands that were working Wednesday, our tour production day. Apparently, they waited around for all to leave, and made their way into the back of our semi to commit this felony. AGAIN..under the watch of @akchin.pavilion and their security. Karma is a fuckin bitch…
Metalcore band In Search of Solace have signed with SharpTone Records and have released a brand new single titled Deathwish
Firespawn have released their second single The Hunter from their upcoming album Abominate, which is released on June 7th.
Arch/Matheos will release their second album, Winter Ethereal, May 10th via Metal Blade Records. The band has released the second single from the album entitled Wanderlust. Listen to the track as well as the first single Straight and Narrow at Metal Blade’s website.
Cellar Darling have released an exclusive clip of Death live from the London YouTube studio.
Cellar Darling are currently on support of their latest album The Spell and return to the UK later this month:
02.05. CH Winterthur – Salzhaus
04.05. CH Solothurn – Kulturfabrik Kofmehl
05.05. CH Geneva – Undertown
Catch them in Europe with KATATONIA and WHEEL
20.05. LUX Luxembourg – Rockhal
21.05. D Cologne – Live Music Hall
22.05. D Berlin – Columbia Theater
23.05. D Hamburg – Gruenspan
24.05. B Vosselaar – Biebob
25.05. UK London – Islington Assembly Hall
South America headline shows (More dates and venue announcements coming soon!):
16.08. MEX Mexico City – TBA
17.08. GC Guatemala City – TBA
18.08. ES San Salvador – TBA
20.08. CR San José – TBA
21.08. PAN Panama City – TBA
24.08. CO Bogotá – TBA
25.08. PE Lima – TBA
28.08. RA Buenos Aires – TBA
31.08. BR São Paulo – TBA
01.09. BR Belo Horizonte – TBA
03.09. BR Rio de Janeiro – TBA
08.09. BR Curitiba – TBA
Fangclub have a new single out called Hesitation. The band are putting the finishing touches on their second album.
Memoriam are set to unleash their third album, Requiem For Mankind, on June 21st, 2019. Frank and Karl discuss working with Russ Russell at Parlour Studios in the first of a series of album trailers covering the release.
The Cambridge based hard rock band The Brink have released a new single entitled Are You With Me, taken from their forthcoming debut album, Nowhere To Run.
On May 10th, Abnormality will release their third full-length, Sociopathic Constructs. For a preview of the album check out the new single, Monarch Alpha.
Black Futures have announced the release of their debut album, Never Not Nothing, on August 30th via Music For Nations. The band have released a single from the album, Tunnel Vision.
Beyond the Black will re-release Heart Of The Hurricane as Black Edition with 3 bonus tracks and a Best Of CD compromising the best songs from their previous two albums. The release date is June 7th for Europe and June 24th for the USA.
Tanith have released a new single, Under The Stars, from their upcoming album In Another Time, which sees release on May 24th.
Sheffield rockers Your Life & Mine have just released the second single Remind To Remember which is taken from their forthcoming EP Under One Roof which is set to be released on 10th June.
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Ex guitarist in Zenopede, ex vocals for a goth covers band that was hailed as the future of Welsh music, former DJ, promoter and nightclub director. Writer for Gear4Geeks’ Blog4Geeks and owner of Gear4Geeks ltd. First published music critique was Kerrang letter of the Week.
Definitely has never been the future, present or past of Welsh music.