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Today has been a huge day for new music, as you could see by scrolling down a bit. The madness continues, and we thought we'd collect the rest of the new releases in an A/V roundup, which includes a new teaser from Wintersun, as well as new music from Thy Will Be Done, Behold The Arctopus, Encrust, Bison BC.
Encrust, who will be the opening band on the upcoming MetalSucks/Metal Injection/1000knives CMJ showcase along with Pig Destroyer, Ken Mode and Early Graves have posted their whole, crushing new album, From Birth To Soil which comes out tomorrow over at Noisecreep. (more…)
Audio Roundup: VISION OF DISORDER Full Album Stream, New Music From BISON BC, THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE, AS I LAY DYING, PARKWAY DRIVE
Let's kick the week off with a metric ton of new music! We have a full album stream from Vision Of Disorder, new music from Parkway Drive, This Or The Apocalypse, Bison BC and a snippet from As I Lay Dying
NY hardcore legends Vision Of Disorder new album, The Cursed Remain Cursed, doesn't come out until next Tuesday, but you can get a preview right now over at Metal Hammer, who are hosting a full album stream. Don't forget to check out their new video for "Set To Fail." (more…)
We asked Metal Injection contributor Frank Huang to reflect on his Top 5 Shows in 2011. Frank shot extensive video of all the shows mentioned in this post, as well as many other NYC area shows, which you can view at Pit Full of Shit. (more…)
This is a tour that will leave America up in smoke…see what I did there? Weedeater has announced a US headlining tour, with support from some killer bands: Saviours, Bison BC & Fight Amp. The tour kicks off on September 6th in North Carolina and wraps up October 14th in Savannah, GA. Here is the full routing: (more…)
Everything that you could guess about BISON B.C.'s music from their name is probably true. It can shift a plodding stomp into a breakneck stampede with shocking agility, it's well versed in stone age metal (although the "b.c." likely stands for the band's home, British Columbia) and it thrives on a whole lot of grass. Not that they sound retro on Dark Ages, their second record for Metal Blade. It's too heavy for the days of HAWKWIND, too fast for their doom metal peers and too complicated to sound like any of the leaders of the '90s stoner metal boom. It also confirms that for whatever subgenre they get pigeonholed as, Bison b.c. are one of the best. (more…)
by: Robert Pasbani
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South By SouthWest is over and I barely remember it. And, that's definitely a good thing. There was a ton of music, a LOT of partying, some doobies and a whole lot of fun. This may have been the most fun I've ever had "covering" an event for Metal Injection. Read on as I try to recollect everything that happened in a day-by-day recap: (more…)
Two big pieces of HIGH ON FIRE news to report on. First off, the title track off their upcoming CD, Snakes for the Divine, can be streamed over at SPIN.com. The track is killer. You can't resist headbanging. Speaking of which, you will get the chance to do so in person as the band has announced a full U.S. headlining tour. They will be bringing out PRIESTESS, BLACK COBRA and BISON BC, all very suitable openers. Want a prediction about this tour? Frontman Matt Pike will not be wearing a shirt. Also, they will rip live. Here are the announced dates… (more…)
The Metal Injection sponsored PLANET CARAVAN Festival has announced the schedule for the two-day-stoner-rock-wet-dream. We have the full schedule after the jump. You can also download a handy PDF schedule at the official website of the tour.
Single-day tickets have just been released Friday or Saturday are now available for $49.50, while two day passes are still available for $79.50. Two days of epic stoner metal for 80 bucks? Not too shabby. Check out the schedule after the jump… (more…)
The sickest rock festival to hit North Carolina just got sicker! The promoters of the Metal Injection-sponsored Planet Caravan just announced additional bands for the two-day festival happening on September 18th and 19th. In addition to Clutch, Pentagram, Kylesa, Burst, Yob, Wino and others, just added are Tombs, The Gates of Slumber, Zoroaster, Bison B.C., Sourvein, Salome and our good buddies in Hull and Battilus. If you are in the area, it's clear this show is not to be missed. Tickets are available at the official Planet Caravan website.
Metal Injection is teaming up with our e-bros Metalsucks to bring you a tour featuring some of the best young bands in metal today, the Baptized in Beer tour (get it, B.C., A.D., Baptism? har har!). The tour starts in July and hits most West Coast and Mid-West stops. Full dates after the jump… (more…)