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A Colossal Weekend 2017

A Colossal Weekend 2017

For the second year in a row, the COLOSSAL booking agency had put together a two-day event in one of Copenhagen’s finest venues, Vega, where all things post-, math and experimental within rock, metal and even pop/electro took place. As already foretold in our recent interview with the bookers, this year’s Colossal Weekend added an extra stage, giving extra space for additional bands to play – and with a lineup with this, who could blame them? The concerts unfolded across Vega’s three smaller stages, Ideal Bar, Lounge an...

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Jonah Matranga & J. Robbins launch new project: Camorra

Posted by AP on 23/05/17

Jonah Matranga (ex-Far) and J. Robbins (Jawbox) have teamed up in an interesting new project dubbed Camorra and set July 14th as the release date for their début EP, ”Mourning, Resistance, Celebration”, via Arctic Rodeo.

The effort can be pre-ordered here, while a stream of one of the songs from it, ”Roosevelt Champion III”, is available below.

Listen to new Khemmis single: "Empty Throne"

Posted by AP on 23/05/17

Denver, CO-based doom metal crew Khemmis has made its new single, ”Empty Throne”, available for streaming below. The track was recorded in February and features on Decibel Magazine’s monthly Flexi Disc series.

New Bison track "Until the Earth Is Empty" available for streaming

Posted by AP on 23/05/17

Vancouver, BC-born sludge metal group Bison has offered up another track from their forthcoming record, ”You Are Not the Ocean You Are the Patient”, which is headed for a June 23rd release date on Pelagic Records. The track is called "Until the Earth Is Empty" and can be streamed below.

You can check out the previously premiered ”Tantrum” in our earlier news item.

Tau Cross to release "Pillar of Fire" in July

Posted by AP on 23/05/17

Multinational punk/heavy/black metal fusion act Tau Cross has set July 21st as the official release date for their sophomore album, which they have christened ”Pillar of Fire”. The record, issued through Relapse Records, comprises the following list of songs:

01. “Raising Golem”

02. “Bread and Circuses”

03. “On the Water”

04. “Deep State”

05. “Pillar of Fire”

06. “Killing the King”

07. “A White Horse”

08. “The Big House”

09. “RFID”

10. “Seven Wheels”

11. “What Is a Man”

12. “Three Down” (digital/vinyl edition bonus track)

13. “We Are the Terror” (digital/vinyl edition bonus track)

14. “In Time” (digital/vinyl edition bonus track)

Pre-orders and the artwork can be found on the label’s website, while a music video for the first single, ”Deep State”, is available for watching below.

The band will play at Copenhagen venue BETA on August 08th, as part of the annual Dirty Days of Summer concert series. Tickets cost 200 DKK (+ fees) and can be bought from Billetlugen.dk, while the official Facebook event is found here.

Watch Code Orange's new music video for "Bleeding in the Blur"

Posted by AP on 23/05/17

Code Orange has premiered the music video for ”Bleeding in the Blur” — one of the tracks off their latest album, ”Forever”, which we reviewed here. Watch the clip below, courtesy of TheFader.com.

Dead By April to play at Lille VEGA in September

Posted by AP on 23/05/17

Swedish metalcore group Dead By April has a Danish concert planned at Lille VEGA in Copenhagen on September 18th, for which they have tapped the local alternative rockers Siamese as support.

Tickets cost 165 DKK and can be bought via Ticketmaster.dk, whilst more information is available in the official Facebook event.

Dead By April released their fourth studio album, entitled ”Worlds Collide”, on April 07th — watch the music video for ”Crying Over You” from it below.

American Football posts "My Instincts Are the Enemy" music video

Posted by AP on 23/05/17

American Football has premiered the music video for ”My Instincts Are the Enemy” — a track taken from their self-titled comeback album, which we reviewed here. Watch the clip below via NPR.org.

Ufomammut premieres new video single: "Warsheep"

Posted by AP on 23/05/17

The Italian psychedelic doom metallers of Ufomammut have shared the music video for a new track dubbed ”Warsheep", taken off their upcoming ”8” LP, which will be released on September 22nd (the single will however be issued on 7” vinyl on June 15th, limited to 500 copies).

The band will team up with Usnea for a European tour in the autumn, including a concert at KB18 in Copenhagen on October 16th. Further details surrounding that gig are still pending, but you can peruse the full itinerary for the trek in our tour dates section.

Bush announces Fall European tour

Posted by AP on 23/05/17

London, United Kingdom’s post-grunge icons Bush have mapped out a European tour this autumn to promote their new album, ”Black and White Rainbows”, which was released on March 10th.

The trek includes a show at Pumpehuset in Copenhagen on October 03rd, with tickets costing 355 DKK and going on sale at 10:00 a.m. this Friday, May 26th via Ticketmaster.dk. The official Facebook event is found right here.

Here’s how the complete itinerary looks like:

September 21st - Kentish Town Forum, London, UK

September 22nd - Institute, Birmingham, UK

September 23rd - Waterfront, Norwich, UK

September 25th - Academy, Bristol, UK

September 26th - ABC, Glasgow, UK

September 27th - Ritz, Manchester, UK

September 29th - E-Werk, Köln, GER

September 30th - Trix, Antwerpen, BEL

October 01st - 013, Tilburg, NET

October 03rd - Pumpehuset, Copenhagen, DEN

October 04th - Rockefeller, Oslo, NOR

October 06th - Grosse Freiheit, Hamburg, GER

October 07th - Komplex, Zürich, SWI

October 08th - Gasometer, Wien, AUT

October 09th - Tonhalle, München, GER

October 11th - Coliseu, Lisboa, POR

Below, you can stream the track ”Mad Love” taken off ”Black and White Rainbows”:

Stone Sour to bring "Hydrograd" to Europe in November/December

Posted by AP on 23/05/17

Stone Sour will bring their new album, ”Hydrograd”, on tour in Europe later this year, with The Pretty Reckless invited along as special guests on most dates.

The trek involves a concert at Den Grå Hal in Copenhagen on November 15th, tickets for which are set to go on sale at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, May 29th via Ticketmaster.dk, costing 430 DKK a piece. For more information, check out the official Facebook event.

For an overview of the full tour, see below.

November 10th - Stadium, Moscow, RUS *

November 15th - Den Grå Hal, Copenhagen, DEN

November 16th - Annexet, Stockholm, SWE

November 17th - Sentrum Scene, Oslo, NOR

November 19th - Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt am Main, GER

November 20th - Columbiahalle, Berlin, GER

November 22nd - Ancienne Belgique, Bruxelles, BEL

November 23rd - Klokgebouw, Eindhoven, NET

November 24th - Bataclan, Paris, FRA *

November 26th - LuxExpo, Luxembourg, LUX

November 27th - Sporthalle, Hamburg, GER

November 29th - Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, UK

November 30th - First Direct Arena, Leeds, UK

December 01st - Centre, Brighton, UK

December 04th - Brixton Academy, London, UK

December 05th - Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, UK

December 08th - Hydro, Glasgow, UK

December 10th - Palladium, Köln, GER

December 11th - Zenith, München, GER

December 12th - Gasometer, Wien, AUT

December 14th - Samsung Hall, Zürich, SWI

December 15th - Alcatraz, Milano, ITA

* = without The Pretty Reckless

Watch the newly premiered music video for ”Song #3” — one of the songs off ”Hydrograd”, which comes out on June 30th via Roadrunner Records — right here:

Arch Enemy to release "Will to Power" in September

Posted by AP on 22/05/17

Arch Enemy has set September 08th as the official release date for its next album, which has been given the title ”Will to Power”. The record will be issued through Century Media, with further details expected to be provided in the coming weeks.

The Swedish/American melodic death metallers have plenty of European touring already planned however, with an overview found in our tour dates section.

Slowdive announces European tour (including Denmark)

Posted by MIN on 22/05/17

British shoegaze/dream pop pioneers Slowdive have just announced that they’ll be performing several shows through Europe and the UK this Fall (dates at the bottom), including one at Koncerthuset’s Studie 2 in Copenhagen on September 30th. Tickets will be for sale this Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. through Billetlugen for the price of 300 DKK. For more information about the concert, check out the official Facebook event.

Slowdive have just released their first album in 22 years, the self-titled ”Slowdive”, which we will have a review of online shortly. Check out the single ”Star Roving” below. Besides their show in Copenhagen, Slowdive have previously been announced for this year’s Roskilde Festival, where they’ll perform on Saturday the 1st of July. Only a few tickets for that particular day are left, available for purchase through Ticketmaster.

September 30th - DR Koncerthuset Studie 2, Copenhagen, DEN

October 02nd – Palladium, Warszawa, POL

October 03rd – Huxley’s, Berlin, GER

October 04th – Übel & Gefährlich, Hamburg, GER

October 06th – Paradiso, Amsterdam, NET

October 07th – Botanique Orangerie, Bruxelles, BEL

October 09th – ABC, Glasgow, UK

October 10th – Albert Hall, Manchester, UK

October 11th – Town Hall, Leeds, UK

October 13th – Roundhouse, London, UK

Dirt Forge completes Children of the Sun '17 line-up

Posted by AP on 22/05/17

Dirt Forge has been confirmed as the last artist for the inaugural edition of the Children of the Sun festival, which takes place this weekend at an old train depot at Enghavevej 80 in Copenhagen. The Danish sludge metallers will play at 01:30 a.m. on Friday, May 26th.

Tickets are still available here for 635 DKK a piece (one day options are also available), whilst more information can be found in the official Facebook event.

Dirt Forge will release their début album, ”Soothsayer”, on May 30th — stream the track ”Rust & Copper” from it below.

New Miss May I single "Swallow Your Teeth" available for streaming

Posted by AP on 22/05/17

Troy, OH-born metalcore group Miss May I has shared another single off their upcoming record, ”Shadows Inside”, which arrives in stores on June 02nd via the band’s own record label, Sharptone Records. The track is called ”Swallow Your Teeth” and can be streamed below, while a stream of the first single and title track was posted in an earlier news item.

Red Fang posts music video for "Cut It Short"

Posted by AP on 22/05/17

Red Fang has premiered the music video for ”Cut It Short” taken from their latest album, ”Only Ghosts”, which we reviewed here. The Whitey McConnaughy-directed clip amusingly depicts the tensions of touring and can be viewed below.

The band has a Danish show coming up at this summer’s Roskilde Festival, where they are scheduled to play on the Avalon stage at 21:30 on Wednesday, June 28th.

'68 premieres "The Workers Are Few" music video

Posted by AP on 22/05/17

’68 have a music video out for their track ”The Workers Are Few” taken from the upcoming ”Two Parts Viper” LP that they are planning to release via Cooking Vinyl on June 02nd.

The Atlanta, GA-based noise/punk-rock duo, which includes former The Chariot vocalist Josh Scogin, will perform at this summer’s Roskilde Festival. Their set will take place on the Gloria stage at 12:30 on Friday, June 30th.

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