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Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals announce Summer 2019 European Tour

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals will continue their 2019 worldwide live takeover with a month-long European tour. Set to commence on June 20th and run through July 20th, the journey includes a host of prestigious festival appearances including Graspop Metal Meeting, Hellfest, Roskilde Festival, and Dynamo Metal Fest. The band’s latest journey follows their recent Australian tour with Housecore labelmates King Parrot. See all confirmed dates below.
 

Crystal Lake drops new music video for “Hail to the Fire”

Japan’s biggest metal export in years, Crystal Lake, has dropped a visually stunning new video for their latest single “Hail to the Fire” today.

The song is featured on the band’s newly released album, “Helix”, that’s available everywhere now from SharpTone Records.

Watch the music video for “Hail to the Fire” below.

Crystal Lake announces June 2019 UK Headline Shows

Japan’s heavyweight metalcore export Crystal Lake have announced that they will be playing two UK headline shows in June 2019 following their appearance on The Dogtooth Stage on the Sunday of this years Download Festival.

See all dates below.

UK Live Dates 2019:
16.06 - Download Festival, Donnington
18.06 - Star And Garter, Manchester*
19.06 - Boston Music Room, London*
* (just announced)

Crystal Lake drops stunning new music video for “Devilcry”

Japan’s biggest metal export in years, Crystal Lake, has dropped a visually stunning new video for their latest single “Devilcry” today.

The song is featured on the band’s newly released album, “Helix”, that’s available everywhere now from SharpTone Records.

Watch the video for “Devilcry” below.

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Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals announce new bass player Derek Engemann

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals are pleased to welcome former Cattle Decapitation bassist/current Scour guitarist Derek Engemann to the lineup.

Engemann, who takes the place of bass comrade Walter Howard (Grieved, Oppressive Force, Vaginal Bear Trap etc.), will make his live debut with The Illegals beginning next week on the band’s Latin American tour where the band will be performing Illegals tracks alongside a selection of Pantera hits.
 

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals announce Latin America, Australia and New Zealand Live Shows for 2019

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals will spend much of 2019 road bound beginning with a handful of Latin American dates in January and February.

The following month, the band will make their way to Australia and New Zealand for the Thrash Blast Grind tour with Australian grind unit and Housecore Records labelmates King Parrot.

Crystal Lake to release new studio album “Helix” on February 15th 2019

Japan’s breakout rock band Crystal Lake has signed a deal with SharpTone Records and will make their label debut with a brand new album titled “Helix”, that’s due out on February 15th, 2019.

“We’re very excited to see our name on the SharpTone Records roster among so many great bands. We look forward to all the opportunities the future brings with them. This is going to be a new chapter of our career. STAY HEAVY”, stated Crystal Lake.

Also check out the video for the band’s brand new single, “Aeon”, below.