Wednesday’s Metal News In Brief – Man With A Mission, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Memoriam, Mono & Crematory

Bite sized news from Wednesday the 8th of May 2019

Man with a mission band photograph. The band members are casually standing in an alley while all wearing giant wolf heads which they wear on stage while performing. I swear I'm not making this up.

Japanese superstars Man With A Mission have announced a headline London show at the 100 Club on June 12th. Tickets will be available at 10am on Friday May 10th via Live Nation.  While the band are used to arenas at home in Japan, this is a rare small show for the band which serves as a warm up for their Download set. This will be a rare opportunity to see the band in a smaller venue.

Fleshgod Apocalypse frontman Francesco Paoli explains the meaning of the album title, Veleno, and how it connects to all of the songs on the new record. Check it out below. Veleno is out on May 24th.


Memoriam will release their third album, Requiem For Mankindon June 21st, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. Frank and Karl discuss enlisting the legendary artist Dan Seagrave once again to create the art for their new offering and how Karl introduced the idea of doing a trilogy of albums on the band’s first promo trip to Nuclear Blast HQ in Donzdorf in a new interview.

Japanese doom merchants Mono have been added to the Sheffield Tramlines Fringe on July 20th as co-headliners for the City Hall Ballroom Stage along with And So I Watch You From Afar. Doors are from 3 p.m and tickets priced at a mere £6 in advance from

Crematory have signed with Napalm records and confirmed they will release a new album in Spring 2020 followed by a large tour. At the moment the only confirmed live dates for the band are:

28.06.19 DE – Erfurt / Club from Hell
27.07.19 PT – Rua Comendador Costa e Sá / Vila Nova de Famalicão
03.08.19 DE – Wacken / Wacken Open Air
17.08.19 CZ – Moravský Krumlov / Rock Heart Festival
30.08.19 DE – Mannheim / Black Castle Festival

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