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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.
 

Daughters announce Fall 2019 European Tour

Following their sell-out April live dates, Daughters announce their return to Europe this October, one year since the release of their acclaimed album “You Won’t Get What You Want” (Ipecac Recordings), which is still leaving a powerful mark on listeners.

Full details of all incoming live shows, including their summer festival shows are listed below. Tickets are on sale here.
 
European Summer Tour Dates 2019:

Unimagined to release debut EP “Friendless” on May 31st 2019

First congregated in a matrimony of makeup & feedback in 2017, Unimagined has been a tour de force of explosive live performances & theatrical presentation in their local St. Louis scene.

Donning eccentric outfits & a penchant for dramatics, this six-piece whatever-core troupe simply ooze attitude & flair. Watching their electrifying live set & listening to their meticulously produced record, one can quickly find that their image & message boils down to one thing: “Fuck what the cool kids are doing”.

Nails release new single “I Don’t Want to Know You” and announce June 2019 North American Tour

Called the “harshest band in America” by The Guardian, Nails has returned to unleash their relentless fury once again with the release of a new song, “I Don’t Want to Know You”.

The digital single out now is accompanied by the ripping B-side “Endless Resistance”, which features guest Max Cavalera (ex-Sepultura, Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy).

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.

Neolithic to release new self-titled EP on April 12th 2019

Baltimore, Maryland-based extreme metal outfit Neolithic - founded by current members of Putrisect and former members of Swarm Of The Lotus, Pulling Teeth, Old Lines, Ruiner, and more - prepares their eponymous new EP for independent release in April.

With contempt and resentment coursing through its entirety, Neolithic delivers five new tracks from the ominous quartet. The lead track “Myopia” has been posted for streaming and preorders are now available.
 

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)

Hellhorse signs with Creator-Destructor Records

Creator-Destructor Records intensely excited to announce that Boston’s Hellhorse has joined the label’s diverse and ever-growing roster.
 
Featuring ex-members of VYGR and Black Elm, Hellhorse is a blistering five-piece vehicle of monumental heaviness. The band draws influence from early 2000s metalcore stylings of Botch, Converge, and Cave In, while infusing a raw and vicious d-beat/Cursed-esque approach to their particular brand of sonic thunder.
 

Tryer to release new studio album “Ei Kuole Koskaan” on April 12th 2019

Finnish melodic hardcore punk unit Tryer will release their scorching fourth full-length, “Ei Kuole Koskaan”, this April via Suicide Records.
 
Over the course of eleven tracks, Tryer builds on a concrete foundation that combines fast, melodic punk rock, feisty trash-riffs and hardcore aesthetics with a heavy metal twist. The band manages to capture the same intensity that has made them an underground success, known for their staggering live performances delivered with feverish energy.