Thy Art Is Murder announce UK/EU tour w/ After The Burial + more

Ready to come back to our mainland and destroy everything, Australian deathcore titans Thy Art Is Murder have announced a UK Tour for this October featuring After The BurialOceano and Justice For The Damned. You can view the dates as well as the headliner below!

3rd October – Cardiff – Cardiff Uni
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4th October – Leeds – Key Club
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5th October – Glasgow – Garage
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6th October – Manchester – Club Academy
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7th October – Birmingham – O2 Academy 2
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8th October – London – The Electric Ballroom
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9th October – Nottingham – Rescue Rooms
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Life Of Agony announce UK tour for September

Brooklyn’s legendary Life Of Agony have announced a seven date UK tour in September kicking off at Norwich Waterfront on the 15th before finishing up at The Electric Ballroom in London on the 23rd. You can listen to the group below and check out the full list of dates!

September 2017
15th    NORWICH – Waterfront
16th    MANCHESTER – Gorilla
18th    NOTTINGHAM – Rescue Rooms
19th    NEWCASTLE – Institute
20th    GLASGOW – The Garage
21st    BIRMINGHAM – O2 Institute 2
23rd    LONDON – Electric Ballroom

Gov’t Mule announce October UK/IRE dates

Following the announcement of their eagerly anticipated 10th studio album, American rock band Gov’t Mule have confirmed their return to the UK and Ireland in October this year. You can check out the dates below as well as listen to them below!

Oct 22nd –  Academy, Dublin, IE | Tickets
Oct 24th – Queens Hall, Edinburgh, UK | Tickets
Oct 26th – Ritz, Manchester, UK | Tickets
Oct 27th – Tramshed, Cardiff, UK | Tickets
Oct 28th – London Bluesfest, London, UK

ALBUM REVIEW: Malevolence – Self Supremacy

Malevolence have only been around for a few years, yet have already made a massive impact on the metal/hardcore scene. Their 2013 release Reign Of Suffering saw them quickly become favourites and gave them the opportunity to play shows all around the world.
Three and a half years on, it’s less than a week till the release of their new album Self Supremacy. With it being announced back in March, fans all over the world have been counting down till May 19th to experience what the band have been cooking up.
Jumping straight into the album with the title track, ‘Self Supremacy’ it feels like it’s been ripped straight from their debut. The familiar tone of guitar and Malevolence’s unique drumming welcomes the fans back into the new album slowly, as well as heavily implementing Konan’s vocals which make more than an appearance in the release. This track paired with the equally batshit crazy ‘Trial By Fire’ creates an opening to an album that will go down as one of the heaviest in history.
After being taken on their first big European tour back in 2013 by Comeback Kid, Malevolence decided it would only be fair to ask Andrew to feature on ‘Severed Ties’. In an interview, drummer Charlie Thorpe said “We knew he’d come through with something sick, but he exceeded all expectations” and the combination of Andrew, Alex and Konan on one song is nothing short of an ingenious idea. The other track with a guest feature comes in the form of the second single ‘Wasted Breath’. This time featuring Kevin of The Merciless Concept – it seems a weird pairing but mixed with the melt-your-face off beatdown, it creates one of the heaviest songs on the album.

On every album there’s always a song that will be a hit live, and Malevolence have created that experience with “Body Count”. A delicate concoction of riffs, beatdowns and gang vocals will have the quietest of crowds getting rowdy. Breaking up the brutality is a little number called4AM on West Street’. A pure instrumental interlude with a sinister twist is sure to be the intro when the band tour the album later this month, finishing with a clip from the TV show The Wire it brings us into the next track. “Slave to Satisfaction” was the first single released and is easily one of the best tracks on the album. Konan is heavily involved and the vocals between the pair are malicious which pays off extremely well, and the Crowbar influences are very prominent throughout the track. The sludge-esque breakdown is one of the most rememberable pieces of the song, if not the whole album and will be stupidly heavy when played live.
The second half of the album is when Malevolence really come into full force, whether it’s the hard as fuck beatdown and ‘MLVLTD’ chant at the end of “Spineless” or the blast beat and punchy riffs filled “Outnumbered”. One song that really stood out in their previous release “Reign Of Suffering” was “Turn To Stone” due to the musical excellence that flowed throughout the 8 minutes and if you were expecting another track just like that, you won’t be disappointed – this time coming in the form of “True Colours”. Predominately Konan, it showcases everything that Malevolence are made of, and with the spine chilling riffs and stupendous drums by Thorpe complementing each other outstandingly it’s a standout across the bands discography, let alone this album.
Genre defining is not a term to be thrown around lightly, but this album is a true representation of what hardcore and metal can be when mixed together perfectly. They’ve matured immensely and the work put into this is evidently second to fucking none. Do not even try and compare “Reign of Suffering” and “Self Supremacy” as they’re both modern classics and with both albums to play with, Malevolence will put on a hell of a show when they tour in a couple of weeks. This album has been massively hyped in the underground scene and it easily exceeds any expectations you may have.

Malevolence embark on a three week long tour starting in a couple of weeks time bringing along No Zodiac and Revulsion to join the party. Pre-orders for the album can be found over on BDHW Records.

PVRIS release dates for autumn UK/EU tour

After the recent sold out tour which included two stunning performances at the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, PVRIS are excited to announce a 22 date EU and UK tour this November for you to get your groove on to. You can listen to them below as well as view the dates!

2nd November Backstage Halle Munich

3rd November Dynamo Zurich

4th November Magazzini Generali Milan

6th November Flex Vienna

7th November Lucerna Music Bar Prague

8th November Huxleys Berlin

9th November Docks Hamburg

11th November Pumpehuset Copenhagen

12th November Fryhuset Stockholm

13th November Rockefeller Oslo

15th November Live Music Hall Cologne

16th November Den Atelier Luxembourg

17th November Tivoli Ronda Utrecht

18th November Elysee Montmartre Paris

19th November Trix Antwerp

22nd November o2 Academy Bristol

23rd November o2 Academy Birmingham

24th November The Academy Dublin

25th November Mandela Hall Belfast

27th November o2 Academy Glasgow

28th November Apollo Manchester

30th November o2 Brixton Academy London

Waterparks announce UK tour for September

Following their recent UK tour supporting All Time Low and ahead of their appearances at the Slam Dunk festivals later this month, Houston’s Waterparks have announced their first full UK headline tour for September.

SEPTEMBER
21: BRISTOL FLEECE
22: NOTTINGHAM RESCUE ROOMS
23: NEWCASTLE O2 ACADEMY 2
24: GLASGOW KING TUTS
26: LEEDS KEY CLUB
27: MANCHESTER ACADEMY 3
28: LONDON UNDERWORLD
29: BIRMINGHAM O2 ACADEMY 2
30: BRIGHTON THE HAUNT

Lemuria announce 10 year anniversary UK tour

To celebrate ten years of their iconic album ‘Get Better‘ album being released, Lemuria are set to hit the UK in July foursome special celebrations! You can listen to part of that album below as well as tour dates!

Wed 05 Jul Southampton Joiners – TICKETS
Thu 06 Jul London Borderline – TICKETS
Fri 07 Jul Bristol Exchange – TICKETS
Sat 08 Jul 2000Trees Festival – TICKETS
Mon 10 Jul Brimingham Sunflower Lounge – TICKETS
Tue 11 Jul Manchester Star and Garter – TICKETS
Wed 12 Jul Glasgow 13th Note – TICKETS
Thu 13 Jul Leeds Headrow House – TICKETS
Fri 14 Jul Nottingham Red Rooms – TICKETS
Sat 15 Jul Dublin Whelans – TICKETS
Sun 16 Jul Belfast Voodoo – TICKETS

Bad Omens announce UK/EU tour dates for June

Giving you something special, Los Angeles quintet Bad Omens have announced their first ever tour of the UK and Europe slated for this June, so its time to get planning those tickets. You can listen to them below as well as scout the dates.

16.06.17 UK Manchester Satan’s Hollow
18.06.17 UK Glasgow Audio
19.06.17 UK Birmingham The Flapper
20.06.17 UK London Boston Music Room
21.06.17 France Paris Backstage By The Mill
22.06.17 Switzerland Zürich Dynamo
23.06.17 Germany Gräfenhainichen With Full Force Festival
24.06.17 Italy Bolzano Alpen Flair Open Air
25.06.17 Italy Milano Legend Club

Halflives announce UK tour for July

What has already been an enjoyable and incredible nine months for Italian quintet Halflives now takes a new step in the right direction as the Modena natives have announced their first UK headline tour! You can check out the dates below as well as what they sound like!

11th – Glasgow – Bloc
12th – Nottingham – The Maze
13th – Peterborough – Met Bar
14th – Bridgwater – Cobblestones
15th – Whitchurch – Percy’s