Shake off that Monday haze and get caught up on the news. It’s time for the Monday Press.
A pretty stacked looking Bloodstock festival will take place August 11-14 across the pond.
A show for my kind of people, BTBAM and Protest the Hero will be touring Europe soon.
Wayfarer, dealers of some excellent progressive black metal, announced a new album coming June 17th, and a west coast tour with Falls of Rauros.
6/30 Denver, CO @ The Hi Dive
7/1 Salt Lake City, UT @ Diabolical Records
7/2 Jackson, WY In the Mountains.
7/3 Spokane, WA @ The Dog Haus
7/4 Calgary, AB @ The Palomino
7/5 Vancouver, BC @ The Hindenburg
7/6 Victoria, BC @ Intrepid Theater
7/7 Seattle, WA @ The Highline
7/8 Portland, OR @ Panic Room
7/9 Sacramento, CA @ Starlite Lounge
7/10 Oakland, CA @ First Church Of The Buzzard
7/11 Los Angeles, CA @ The Lexington
7/12 San Diego, CA @ Til Two Club
7/13 Tempe, AZ @ Yucca Tap Room
7/14 Santa Fe, NM @ The Underground
7/15 Colorado Springs, CO @ The Flux Capacitor
Opeth are continuing the trend of bands aligning themselves with the craft beer movement by releasing their second beer. I’ll take a promo and do a full review if you’re listening, Northern Monk Brew Company.
- Gone is Gone, a supergroup made up of members of Mastodon, QOTSA, and At the Drive In have an EP and a Live Show coming up. No news yet on which version of a supergroup they will be, forgettable or bad.
- Djenty hardcore band, Architects, released a video for new song, album to come May 27th.
- Cetacean have started writing their next album, according to their Facebook page.
- I don’t think anyone who is a Gojira fan could have missed another teaser video they put out last week, but here it is just in case.
- Periphery has basically finished recording their next album, Periphery III.
- This week in “Fuck…Really?” news, Axl Rose has officially taken over as the frontman of AC(Harry Potter Scar)DC.
- Power Metal dudes, Whispered, have released a new lyric video.
- NYC’s Martyrdoom Fest is not happening this year after a 4-year stretch of bringing the doom to the apple.
- Eternal Kahn is finished with their next album, so mark your calendars for some doom on May 13th.
- Dark Decent Records is rereleasing some old material from Cabal and Insanity.