International grindcore supergroup, Lock Up‘s (featuring At The Gates frontman Tomas Lindberg, Anton Reisenegger of Pentagram and Criminal on guitar, Napalm Death bassist Shane Embury and ex-Dimmu Borgir and Testament drummer Nick Barker ) upcoming U.S. tour with Goatwhore and Strong Intention has experienced a slight hiccup.
No, the tour isn't being cancelled. It's not that serious (yet?). Shane Embury will just be stepping down from bass duties due to “prior commitments with Napalm Death.” In his place, Dan Lilker of Nuclear Assault (also of ex-Anthrax fame, and a columnist for Zero Tolerance Magazine) will be the temporary replacement. It's still another dude with insanely impressive credentials behind his name, so you can probably expect the supergroup to stay super and awesome. (more…)
I'm loving the new Lock Up album, which is a new project featuring an all-star lineup of Tomas Lindberg of At The Gates/Disfear on vocalst, Shane Embry of Napalm Death on bass, Nick Barker on drums, and Anton Reisenegger on guitar. I was extremely hung over this morning and the album surely waked me the fuck up. That's why I'm really excited the band announced a string of North American dates for next February and there is a Brooklyn date. Goatwhore and Strong Intention will be on the road as tour support. Fuck yes! I'm there. Will you be? Here are the dates: (more…)
If you don't keep up with the Pit Full of Shit channel here on Metal Injection, you are missing out big time. Cinematographer Frank Huang is a show-attending machine, and always carries some cameras with him. He just posted an entire set of All Pigs Must Die clips, in addition to new live footage of Vital Remains, Prostitution, Strong Intention, Gang Signs and Thrones.