Defeater Announce “Letters Home” 10th Anniversary Shows

Defeater have announced a couple of “Letters Home” 10th anniversary shows. Here’s the dates:

07/21 Cambridge, MA – The Middle East (with Caspian, Stand Still, Rough Francis, and Stay Inside)
07/22 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus (with Caspian, Stay Inside , and Only Sibling)

Make Them Suffer Announce “Neverbloom” 10th Anniversary Australian Tour

Make Them Suffer will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of “Neverbloom” on a headlining Australian tour. Fit For An Autopsy and Ocean Sleeper will open.

Tour Dates:

05/25 Brisbane, AUS – Princess Theatre
05/26 Newcastle, AUS – Newcastle Hotel
05/28 Sydney, AUS – Metro Theatre
05/31 Canberra, AUS – The Basement
06/01 Melbourne, AUS – 170 Russell
06/03 Adelaide, AUS – Fat Controller
06/04 Perth, AUS – Magnet House
06/10 Darwin, AUS – Terrorloud 2 (Make Them Suffer only)

Vocalist Sean Harmanis commented:

“‘Neverbloom‘ holds a profound significance in our hearts as it embodies the very essence and cornerstone of our musical identity. Despite our departure from its sound over the years, the album remains indispensable in our catalogue, as it continues to this day to inspire our artistic pursuits. We couldn’t be more excited to perform some of these songs for the first and last time live and we can’t wait to see you all there.”

In other news, a newly remastered version of “Neverbloom” is now available in digital outlets. It will also be available on vinyl on September 29.

In Hearts Wake Announce “Divination” 10th Anniversary Australian Tour

In Hearts Wake will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of “Divination” on a headlining Australian tour. Stray From The Path, The Gloom In The Corner, and Diamond Construct will open. Here’s the dates:

04/28 Sydney, AUS – Metro Theatre
04/29 Brisbane, AUS – The Fortune Music Hall
05/04 Melbourne, AUS – Max Watts
05/05 Adelaide, AUS – Unibar
05/06 Fremantle, AUS – Metropolis

Otep Announces U.S. Tour

Otep has announced a headlining U.S. tour. The trek will find the singer celebrating the 20th anniversary of “Sevas Tra” and the 10th anniversary of “Hydra.”

Tour Dates:

05/10 Sacramento, CA – Old Ironsides
05/12 Portland, OR – Dante’s
05/14 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
05/16 Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep
05/17 Parker, CO – Wild Goose Saloon

With September Mourning:

05/19 Covington, KY – Madison Theater
05/20 Detroit, MI – Diesel Lounge
05/23 Mechanicsburg, PA – Lovedraft’s
05/24 Pittsburgh, PA – Hard Rock
05/25 Jordan, NY – Kegs Canal Side
05/26 Stroudsburg, PA – Sherman Theater
05/27 Clifton, NJ – Dingbatz
05/28 New Bedford, MA – The Vault
05/31 Hobart, IN – Hobart Art Theatre
06/01 McHenry, IL – Vixen Theatre
06/02 Kent, OH – The Outpost
06/03 Joliet, IL – The Forge
06/04 Columbus, OH – The King of Clubs
06/06 St. Louis, MO – Red Flag


06/08 San Antonio, TX – The Rock Box
06/09 Dallas, TX – Trees
06/10 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
06/13 Flagstaff, AZ – Yucca North
06/14 West Hollywood, CA – Whisky A Go Go
06/15 Anaheim, CA – House Of Blues
06/16 Fresno, CA – Fulton 55
06/17 Sparks, NV – The Ranch House

10th Anniversary Vinyl Pressing Of The Sword’s “Apocryphon” To Be Released In December

The 10th anniversary vinyl pressing of The Sword’s “Apocryphon” will now be released on December 16. The effort was previously set to be released earlier this month as part of Record Store Day’s Black Friday event. The band, who recently called it quits, commented:

“UPDATE: Although initially announced as part of the RSD Black Friday line-up, the 10th Anniversary Cosmic Yellow Swirl pressing of APOCRYPHON will now be released on December 16th but will remain exclusive to independent retailers! Available for pre-order now at the link! 🗡️”

10th Anniversary Vinyl Pressing Of The Sword’s “Apocryphon” Delayed To April

The 10th anniversary vinyl pressing of The Sword’s “Apocryphon” has been delayed. The effort will now be released during next year’s Record Store Day (April 15). Interestingly, the band, who recently called it quits, were not aware of the date change:

Thy Art Is Murder Announce “Hate” 10th Anniversary U.S. Tour

Thy Art Is Murder will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of “Hate” on headlining U.S. tour. Kublai Khan TX, Undeath, I AM, and Justice For The Damned will open.

Tour Dates:

02/08 Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
02/09 Columbus, OH – The King Of Clubs
02/10 Indianapolis, IN – Old National Centre
02/11 Joliet, IL – The Forge
02/14 St. Louis, MO – Red Flag
02/15 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
02/16 Lincoln, NE – The Bourbon Theatre
02/17 Lawrence, KS – The Granada
02/18 Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep
02/19 Albuquerque, NM – The El Rey Theater
02/21 Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues
02/22 Santa Ana, CA – Observatory
02/23 San Diego, CA – The Observatory
02/24 Santa Cruz, CA – Catalyst
02/25 Ventura, CA – Ventura Theatre
02/26 Tucson, AZ – Encore
02/28 San Antonio, TX – The Vibes Event Center Showroom
03/01 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
03/03 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
03/04 Birmingham, AL – Zydeco
03/05 Nashville, TN – The Basement East
03/06 Louisville, KY – Mercury Ballroom
03/08 Richmond, VA – Canal Club
03/09 Reading, PA – Reverb
03/10 Hartford, CT – Webster Theatre
03/11 Patchogue, NY – Stereo Garden

Being As An Ocean Announce 10th Anniversary Edition Of “Dear G-d…”

Being As An Ocean will be releasing a 10th anniversary edition of “Dear G-d…” on October 21. Pre-orders can be found HERE.

“Dear G-d…” 10th Anniversary Edition Track Listing:

01. “Nothing, Save the Power They’re Given”
02. “Dear G-d”
03. “The Hardest Part Is Forgetting Those You Swore You Would Never Forget”
04. “This Loneliness Won’t Be The Death Of Me”
05. “The Sea Always Seems To Put Me At Ease”
06. “Salute E Vita”
07. “It’s Really Not As Complicated As You’re Making It Out To Be”
08. “Humble Servant, Am I”
09. “This Room Is Alive”
10. “We Will Never Be The Same”
11. “If They’re Not Counted, Count Me Out”

Bonus Tracks:

11. “The People Who Share My Name“
12. “Dear G-d” (acoustic)
13. “The Hardest Part Is Forgetting Those You Swore You Would Never Forget“ (acoustic)

“Dear G-d…” 10th Anniversary Tour Dates:

11/18 Berlin, GER – Out Of Line Weekender
11/19 Krakow, POL – Zascianek
11/20 Leipzig, GER – Felsenkeller
11/21 Hannover, GER – Bei Chez Heinz
11/22 Prague, CZE – Rock Cafe
11/23 Vienna, AUT – Szene
11/24 Budapest, HUN – Durer Kert
11/25 Munchen, GER – backstage
11/26 Stuttgart, GER – Club Cann
11/29 Nurnberg, GER – Z-Bau
11/30 Frankfurt, GER – Das Bett
12/01 Koln, GER – Gebaude 9
12/02 Hamburg, GER – Bahnhof Pauli
12/03 Den Bosch, NET – Willem Twee
12/04 Antwerp, BEL – Kavka
12/06 Cardiff, UK – Clwb Ifor Bach
12/07 Glasgow, UK – Cathouse Nightclub
12/08 Birmingham, UK – Mama Roux’s
12/09 Leeds, UK – The Key Club
12/10 London, UK – Underworld
12/11 Manchester, UK – Manchester Academy

In other news, the band have also confirmed that they are working on a new album:

Thy Art Is Murder To Celebrate 10th Anniversary Of “Hate” On Australian Tour With Whitechapel, Chelsea Grin, & Spite

Thy Art Is Murder will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of their 2012 album “Hate” on an Australian tour with Whitechapel, Chelsea Grin, and Spite. Here’s the dates:

01/12 Brisbane, AUS – Tivoli
01/13 Sydney, AUS – Roundhouse
01/14 Melbourne, AUS – Forum
01/17 Adelaide, AUS – Hindley St. Music Hall
01/18 Perth, AUS – Metropolis