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A Colossal Weekend 2016

A Colossal Weekend 2016

The booking agency COLOSSAL has been present on the Copenhagen scene for a while now, pulling the strings behind some great post-rock and post-metal shows as well as reaching into related areas of doom, psych, math and hardcore as well. Those genres and the culture surrounding them are also exactly what is at the heart of this sold-out weekend-event that has been realised in the very professional confines of VEGA. Using both the Lille VEGA stage and the rarely used smaller VEGA Lounge upstairs, the event has a festival feel to it even...

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Lacuna Coil to Denmark in October

Posted by AP on 31/05/16

Italian alternative / gothic metallers Lacuna Coil have announced a show at Lille Vega in Copenhagen on October 28th, as part of a European tour. Tickets cost 205 DKK, and will be available for purchase at 10:00 a.m. this Friday, June 03rd via Ticketmaster.dk. For more information, join the official Facebook event.

The band released a new album titled ”Delirium” this past Friday, May 27th, so you can expect to hear plenty of freshly baked material aired at the show. You can listen to one of them, ”Ghost in the Mist”, right here:

Copenhell themed metal quiz at Café Absalon this Friday

Posted by AP on 31/05/16

Copenhagen Café Absalon is hosting a Copenhell-themed metal quiz this Friday, June 03rd, with lots of cool prizes such as concert tickets available to win. The festival’s live karaoke band Openhell will also make an appearance. You can find the official Facebook event with more information here.

Helhorse books autumn Copenhagen show

Posted by AP on 31/05/16

Danish southern fried rock / metal act Helhorse have begun planning their touring activities for this autumn by announcing a headlining Copenhagen gig at Lille Vega on November 04th. Tickets cost 165 DKK, and are available for purchase from Ticketmaster.dk, whilst more information is available in the official Facebook event.

In related news, the band has just premiered the lyric video for ”Carry Your Own” — the first track from their brand new self-titled album, which we reviewed here. Watch the clip below:

Helhorse is also booked for this summer’s Copenhell festival, where they are scheduled to play on the Hades Stage at 15:00 on Saturday, June 25th. Partout tickets, as well as one-day tickets for that day are, however, sold out. You can still purchase one-day tickets for the first two days of the festival from this location.

Entombed A.D. & more to play Copenhagen in November

Posted by AP on 31/05/16

Swedish death metal’n’rollers Entombed A.D. will tour Europe later this year with Voivod and Conan providing support. The itinerary includes a show at Amager Bio in Copenhagen on November 23rd, tickets for which cost 220 DKK and can be sourced from Ticketmaster.dk. The official Facebook event is found here.

All three bands have brand new albums out, and you can read our reviews of two of them, Entombed A.D.’s ”Dead Dawn” as well as Conan’s ”Revengeance” here and here, respectively. Unfortunately, we did not get around to checking out Voivod’s latest EP ”Post Society” yet.

Danish fans itching to see Entombed A.D. earlier can look forward to watching the band at this summer’s Copenhell, which takes place between June 23rd and June 25th at the Refshaleøen industrial area of Copenhagen. Partout tickets are completely sold out; however, one-day tickets are still available for the first two days, and Entombed A.D. is scheduled to appear at 18:30 on Friday, June 24th on the Pandæmonium Stage. Tickets are available at this location.

Defeater announces summer European tour (incl. Denmark)

Posted by AP on 29/05/16

Boston, MA based melodic hardcore outfit Defeater will tour Europe this summer, and the itinerary includes a stop at Beta in Copenhagen on August 05th, according to Avocado Booking. Whilst we await an official confirmation from the venue, you can view the full list of shows included on the tour below:

August 05th - Beta, Copenhagen, DEN

August 06th - Gula Villan, Stockholm, SWE

August 07th - Kulturhuset, Örebro, SWE

August 08th - Skjulet, Gothenburg, SWE

August 09th - Lux, Hannover, GER

August 10th - Schlachthof, Wiesbaden, GER

August 11th - Endless Summer Festival, Torgau, GER

August 12th - Hydrozagadka, Warsaw, POL

August 13th - Brutal Assault, Jaromer, CZE

August 14th - Explosiv, Graz, AUT

August 15th - Dürer Kert, Budapest, HUN

August 16th - Vaudeville, Lindau, GER

August 17th - Petit Bain, Paris, FRA

August 18th - Kulttempel, Oberhausen, GER

August 19th - Destruction Derby, Dessau, GER

August 20th - Pukkelpop Festival, Hasselt, BEL

Although ’s latest album ”Abandoned” was far from their best work, as revealed by our review, but the effort nonetheless boasts plenty of solid tracks that should go down well in the live setting. Check out ”Unanswered” below, for instance:

Intronaut & Shining announce co-headlining Danish show

Posted by AP on 27/05/16

Los Angeles, CA -born progressive metallers Intronaut and Shining (the Norwegian blackjazz one) will tour Europe early this Fall with support from Obsidian Kingdom, and although the full routing is yet to be unveiled, the trek does include a show at Loppen in Copenhagen on September 08th.

Tickets cost 130 DKK (+ fees), and can be bought from Billetlugen.dk. For the official Facebook event, click here.

Intronaut released a new album titled ”The Direction of Last Things”, which we heaped considerable praise on in our review here. Below you can check out one of the songs from it, ”Fast Worms”:

Shining likewise released a new album in ”International Blackjazz Society” last year, and we of course reviewed that as well. Check out the track ”The Last Stand” from it right here:

Thrice streaming new album "To be Everywhere is to be Nowhere"

Posted by AP on 27/05/16

Thrice have made their comeback album ”To be Everywhere is to be Nowhere” available for streaming in full below to coincide with its official release today. And now we wait for that elusive Danish show…

The Obsessed post demo of new song: "Be the Night"

Posted by AP on 27/05/16

Potomac, MD’s re-united stoner rock veterans The Obsessed (who count, among others, the legendary Scott ‘Wino’ Weinrich among their ranks) have uploaded a demo of a new song dubbed ”Be the Night”, which you can hear below. The final studio recording of it will be featured on the trio’s upcoming album ”Sacred”, which they are set to begin recording this summer for their new label Relapse Records. Commenting on the new record and partnership, Wino offered:

The time is now for rebirth of The Obsessed. Fueled with the anger, wisdom and energy of all things past, this monumental achievement is the culmination of many years of dogged determination and the belief in the music. This music that we and many others find healing and inspirational. At last it sees the light, uncompromising and laden with passion and intensity that we’ll immortalize on our new album.

We’re happy to officially announce our signing with Relapse Records. They also believe in the music and are very understanding of our integrity, vision and aspirations. On tour right now in the USA, we are celebrating this experience with glorious sound. Join us on this golden road. Thanks to all who believe!

Night Verses return with new song "A Dialogue In Cataplexy"

Posted by TL on 26/05/16

American post-hardcore group Night Verses have a new song out called "A Dialogue In Cataplexy", the first available song from their long-awaited sophomore album "Into The Vanishing Light".

The just announced album will be the band's first on Equal Vision Records and has been confirmed for release on July 8th. It will follow up on the very promising "Lift Your Existence" from 2013 which we have a review of here.

Letlive. posts "Another Offensive Song"

Posted by TL on 26/05/16

Californian post-hardcore trail blazers Letlive. - who are set to play this year's Roskilde Festival - have a new song out called "Another Offensive Song" which you can check out over at theprp.com.

The band's highly anticipated 3rd album "If I'm The Devil" comes out on June 10th.

Biffy Clyro debuts new single "Animal Style"

Posted by TL on 26/05/16

Scottish alterna-rock heroes Biffy Clyro have a new single out titled "Animal Style", from their upcoming seventh album "Ellipsis" which is due on July 8th.

Catch the band live in Denmark this year at Roskilde Festival.

Emarosa reveals video for "Hopeless"

Posted by TL on 26/05/16

Kentucky-based melodic rock/post-hardcore group Emarosa has revealed a new video for the recently released single "Helpless". Check it out below while you wait for the July 8th release of "131", the band's second album with singer Bradley Walden:

A Colossal Weekend returns in 2017

Posted by LF on 26/05/16

COLOSSAL have announced that their recent succesful event A Colossal Weekend will return to Vega next year, more specifically on May 5th and 6th. You can follow announcements of bands and tickets on the new official Facebook event here and if you're in doubt whether this announcement is a great thing or not, you could go read our words of praise in the review of the 2016 edition.

Beach Slang to tour Europe twice this summer (incl. Denmark)

Posted by AP on 26/05/16

Philadelphia, PA’s indie-punk sensation Beach Slang will spend most of their summer on tour this year, including two stints across the European continent (the full dates for these are listed further down this news item). And given the huge success of their sold-out show in Copenhagen earlier this year, not to mention their excellent debut album ”The Things We Do to Find People Who Feel Like Us”, we have decided to book the band for another gig at KB18 on August 12th.

Tickets for the concert can be bought for 100 DKK (plus an 8 DKK surcharge) via Billetto.dk, and more information is available in the official Facebook event. The band has a new album underway, tentatively due for release in September, so expect to hear plenty of new material played at this show.

Here’s how the two tours pan out thus far:

June 02nd - Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona, SPA

June 03rd - Rock im Park, Nürnberg, GER

June 04th - Bad Bonn Kilbi, Düdingen, SWI

June 05th - Rock am Ring, Mendig, GER

June 07th - Forum, Tunbridge Wells, UK

June 09th - Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham, UK

June 10th - Electric Circus, Edinburgh, UK

June 11th - Studio 2, Liverpool, UK

June 12th - Deaf Institute, Manchester, UK

June 13th - Bodega, Nottingham, UK

June 14th - Globe, Cardiff, UK

June 15th - Portland Arms, Cambridge, UK

June 17th - Best Kept Secret Festival, Hilvarenbeek, NET

August 07th - OFF! Festival, Katowice, POL

August 08th - Tower, Bremen, GER

August 10th - Øya Festival, Oslo, NOR

August 11th - Way Out West Festival, Gothenburg, SWE

August 12th - KB18, Copenhagen, DEN

August 13th - Open Flair Festival, Eschwege, GER

August 14th - Taubertal Festival, Rothenburg, GER

August 15th - Mergener Hof, Trier, GER

August 16th - FZW, Dortmund, GER

August 17th - Kleine Freiheit, Osnabrück, GER

August 18th - Pukkelpop Festival, Hasselt, BEL

August 19th - Pstereo Festival, Trondheim, NOR

August 20th - Parken Festival, Bodø, NOR

August 26th - Leeds Festival, Leeds, UK

August 28th - Reading Festival, Reading, UK

Death Angel premieres music video for "Lost"

Posted by AP on 26/05/16

Bay Area thrashers Death Angel have premiered the official music video for ”Lost” — a track taken from their new album ”The Evil Divide”, which comes out tomorrow, May 27th on Nuclear Blast Records. Watch the Tommy Jones-directed clip right here:

Periphery announces details for "Periphery III: Select Difficulty"

Posted by AP on 26/05/16

Djent / progressive metal heavyweights Periphery have disclosed the details for their next album ”Periphery III: Select Difficulty”, which is scheduled for a July 22nd release date on Sumerian Records. The record comprises the following eleven tracks:

01. “The Price is Wrong”

02. “Motormouth”

03. “Marigold”

04. “The Way the News Goes…”

05. “Remain Indoors”

06. “Habitual Line-Stepper”

07. “Flatline”

08. “Absolomb”

09. “Catch Fire”

10. “Prayer Position”

11. “Lune”

You can pre-order the effort, as well as glimpse the artwork over at this location, whilst listening to the first single ”The Price is Wrong” below:

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