TMP: Cyber Monday Sales, The Ocean, Hour of Penance, and More!

Four day weekends are great for a lot of reasons, but the Monday after is a cruel retribution. Let the struggle begin while you catch up on some metal news and all the best Cyber Monday sales.

There’s still time for some Cyber Monday deals. Here are just a few, but many bands are having their own deals, so if you’ve been sleeping on an album, now’s the time to see if there’s a price drop:


Amon Amarth are headlining a European tour featuring Dark Tranquility and Omnium Gatherum starting in March.

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This is a weird thing. A one day cruise in Stockholm will blast your face with metal on the open seas for 23 hours.

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Death metal band Hour of Penance have a new song out. New album coming January 27.


Bethlehem posted another song. Album out December 2.


  • The Ocean should have a new album out in the fall.
  • Brent Hinds broke his leg starting his motorcycle somehow, so the upcoming Giraffe Tongue Orchestra shows will be canceled.
  • Cannabis Corpse are basically done with their next album.
  • Torche seems to be done setting up their new lineup after the departure of their guitarist.
  • One of my favorite post-hardcore groups, Eidola, started work on their third LP.
  • NSBM affiliated group Graveland had a concert protested to cancellation in Montreal.
  • Earsplit put together another nice list of current tours, so check this list if you want to see a show and don’t know what’s out there.

What did I miss?

  • Señor Jefe El Rosa

    I would greatly enjoy that cruise.

    • KyleJMcBride

      As would I. I should start a GoFundMe page.

      • Señor Jefe El Rosa

        I checked prices a while back, not too expensive actually. Getting to Stockholm is the biggest problem.

        • KyleJMcBride

          That would be the biggest expense.

  • That cruise is going to smell worse than cruises usually smell.

  • CyberneticOrganism
  • AeonsOvChaos

    The new song by Hour of Penance is devastating.

  • Howard Dean

    “Protested to cancellation” = physically preventing people from entering the venue, throwing smoke bombs and tear gas, calling in bomb threats, pulling fire alarms, and assaulting people at a local restaurant.

    Yay for protest! Win! I’m really glad we kept those two hundred people from seeing those obscure metal bands they enjoy!

    • Señor Jefe El Rosa

      And paid money, flew from out of country and contributed to the local community for!

    • KyleJMcBride

      #TRIGGERED

    • Kevin Nash’s Jackknife

      Someone should press charges against the protestors. Most of that stuff isn’t legal.

      • Sounds like a job for #hippielawyer

        • Kevin Nash’s Jackknife

          I wish he’d do that.

    • Spear

      Antifa is maybe just a wee bit insane.

      • KyleJMcBride

        They seem just about as bad as their opposition from what little I know of them.

        • Howard Dean

          They are legitimately bad and dangerous. Not a “I’m a 50 year old Polish dork who fetishes Nazi Germany while LARPing in my backyard” level of dangerous, but a “we will threaten to bomb and/or actually beat up people who attend a concert that includes a band on the bill with a member who we consider an asshole” dangerous. It’s using the threat of violence to alter behavior, which is by definition terrorism.

          • Abradolf Lincler

            and fascism

          • PostBlackenedWhaleGaze

            Hypocrisy in the truest sense of the word.

          • KyleJMcBride

            Yeah, obviously a huge difference between that and just marching w/signs.

      • Abradolf Lincler

        i just think its ironic they call themselves antifa.

    • Dave Vincent’s Perm

      Bomb threats are totally pacifist brah, people who disagree with your political views don’t count as people

  • PostBlackenedWhaleGaze

    Wondering why I saw pics of Torche’s bass player playing guitar. Now I know why.

  • THAT’S A LOT OF SALES.

    • Spear

      YOU WANT FRIES WITH THAT?

      • W.

        THAT’LL BE FOUR BUCKS, BABY!

      • THAT’LL BE 4 BUCKS, BABY

      • THAT WILL COST YOU FOUR AMERICAN DOLLARS, FRIEND

  • W.

    They should do a stoner doom tour on a train. Really capitalize on the Thomas the Dank Engine thing.

    • Señor Jefe El Rosa

      Would ride/11

      • Joaquin Stick

        I’m trying to figure out how this would work, logistically. Like only is there a different band playing in each car?

        • Señor Jefe El Rosa

          That sounds perfect.

    • Kevin Nash’s Jackknife

      I’d see that.

    • KyleJMcBride

      ‘Doom On The Trans-Siberian Express”!!

      If I ever win Powerball, I’ll finance my own Stoner Doom festival.

      • W.

        It’ll be just like Snowpiercer, but with billows of the devil’s lettuce rather than snow.

        • KyleJMcBride

          Now that it’s legal here, the Boston area would be a great place to hold that kind of festival.

  • Black Philip Friday…… a reference to The Witch?

    • KyleJMcBride

      Black Phillip is the GOAT.

      • CyberneticOrganism

        Goats >>>>>>>>

  • Waynecro

    HOUR OF PENANCE!!! EIDOLA!!!

    • Joaquin Stick

      YES! I need more people to like them so I feel slightly less bad about listening to kinda-pretentious hardcore! They like to use big words and it makes me happy.

      • Waynecro

        I first heard about Eidola on the Toilet ov Hell and have been digging the band ever since. I also got into Rozwell Kid because of the TovH, so hanging out here has both boosted and dropped my metal cred.

        • Joaquin Stick

          Haven’t heard of them. Will investigate. I think it was Guac who did a record swap of Eidola back in the day, that’s when I got hooked too.

          • Waynecro

            Yes! It was a Record Swap. I love that feature.