Despised Icon Announce North American Tour With Kublai Khan, Ingested, Etc.

Despised Icon have announced a fall North American tour with Kublai Khan, Ingested, and Shadow Of Intent. Suffocation, Devourment, AngelMaker, I AM, and I Declare War will also perform on select dates.

Tour Dates:

09/20 Saskatoon, SK – Coors (feat. AngelMaker)
09/21 Edmonton, AB – Starlite Room (feat. AngelMaker)
09/22 Calgary, AB – Dickens (feat. AngelMaker)
09/23 Vancouver, BC – The Biltmore Cabaret (AngelMaker only)
09/24 Seattle, WA – El Corazon (feat. I Declare War)
09/25 Portland, OR – Bossanova Ballroom (feat. I Declare War)
09/27 Sacramento, CA – Holy Diver (feat. I AM)
09/28 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction (feat. I AM)
09/29 Las Vegas, NV – Backstage Bar and Billiards (feat. I AM)
09/30 Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue (feat. I AM)
10/01 Denver, CO – Oriental Theater (feat. I AM)
10/02 Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad (feat. I AM)
10/03 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey (feat. Devourment)
10/04 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live (feat. Devourment)
10/05 New Orleans, LA – Southport Hall (feat. I AM)
10/06 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade (feat. I AM)
10/08 Philadelphia, PA – TLA (feat. Suffocation)
10/09 New York, NY – Gramercy Theater (feat. Suffocation)
10/10 Worcester, MA – The Palladium (feat. Suffocation)


Dying Fetus, Corrosion Of Conformity, Devin Townsend, Etc. Added To 2019 Heavy Montreal Festival

Dying Fetus, Corrosion Of Conformity, Devin Townsend, Demolition Hammer, Dopethrone, The Great Sabatini, and Harm’s Way have all been added to the 2019 Heavy Montreal festival. On top of that, organizers have also revealed that the yet to be announced Summer Slaughter Tour lineup will be added to the event as well. The festival will take place at Parc Jean Drapeau in Montreal, QC on July 27-28. Here’s the updated daily lineups:

July 27: Ghost, Godsmack, Evanescence, Steel Panther, Killswitch Engage, Hatebreed, Beartooth, Kataklysm, Quiet Riot, Municipal Waste, Watain, Metal Church, Dying Fetus, All That Remains, Cancer Bats, Devin Townsend (acoustic), Fever 333, Galactic Empire, Harm’s Way, and The Summer Slaughter Tour.

July 28: Slayer (final Quebec show), Slash Feat. Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators, Anthrax, In This Moment, Skillet, Clutch, Gamma Ray, Atreyu, Despised Icon, Stick To Your Guns, Beast In Black, Corrosion Of Conformity, Knocked Loose, Counterparts, Terror, Fu Manchu, Skalmold, Demolition Hammer, Dopethrone, 3TEETH, Metalachi, The Great Sabatini, Dirty Honey, and Mountain Dust.

Slayer, Ghost, Godsmack, Evanescence, Etc. Set For 2019 Heavy Montreal Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the 2019 Heavy Montreal festival. The event will take place at Parc Jean Drapeau in Montreal, QC on July 27-28 and it will feature the following: Slayer (final Quebec show), Ghost, Godsmack, Evanescence, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Anthrax, Steel Panther, In This Moment, Killswitch Engage, Clutch, Gamma Ray, Beartooth, Hatebreed, Skillet, Atreyu, Quiet Riot, Watain, Kataklysm, Despised Icon, Municipal Waste, Metal Church, All That Remains, Fu Manchu, Beast In Black, Knocked Loose, Cancer Bats, Stick To Your Guns, Terror, Counterparts, Fever 333, Skalmold, 3TEETH, Metalachi, Galactic Empire, Mountain Dust, Dirty Honey, and Heavy Mania.

Despised Icon Announce 2018 European/UK Tour With Malevolence, Archspire, & Vulvodynia

Despised Icon have announced a European/UK tour with Malevolence, Archspire and Vulvodynia. Check out the dates for that below.

Tour Dates:

02/08 Leipzig, GER – Conne Island
02/09 Cologne, GER – Essigfabrik
02/10 Antwerp, BEL – Kavka
02/11 London, UK – The Dome
02/12 Birmingham, UK – Mama Roux’s
02/13 Manchester, UK – Gorilla
02/14 Chelles, FRA – Les Cuizines
02/15 Saarbrucken, GER – Garage
02/16 Aarau, SWI – Kiff
02/17 Cesena, ITA – Vidia Club
02/18 Munich, GER – Backstage
02/19 Vienna, AUT – Arena
02/20 Prague, CZE – Nova Chmelnice
02/21 Poznan, POL – U Bazyla
02/22 Berlin, GER – SO36
02/23 Hannover, GER – Faust
02/24 Eindhoven, NET – Dynamo

Despised Icon, Knocked Loose, Internal Bleeding, Etc. Set For 2017 Loud Fest

A majority of the lineup has been revealed for the 2017 Loud Fest. The event will take place on November 4 at GameChangerWorld in South Howell, NJ, and it will feature: Despised Icon, Knocked Loose, Internal Bleeding, On Broken Wings, Jesus Piece, Years Spent Cold, Recon, Laid 2 Rest, End, Mercy Blow, Sanction, Sledge, and Sharptooth.

[via The PRP]

Devin Townsend Project, Protest The Hero, Despised Icon, Etc. Nominated For 2017 Canadian Juno Awards

The nominees have been announced for the 2017 edition of Canada’s Juno Awards. The ceremony will take place April 2 in Ottawa, ON and artists nominated for “Metal/Hard Music Album Of The Year” include:

– Devin Townsend Project – “Transcendence”
– Protest The Hero – “Pacific Myth”
– Despised Icon – “Beast”
– Annihilator – “Suicide Society”
– Mandroid Echostar – “Coral Throne”


Carnifex, Despised Icon, Fallujah, Rings Of Saturn, Lorna Shore, & She Must Burn 2017 Tour Announced

Carnifex, Despised Icon, Fallujah (select dates), Rings Of Saturn, Lorna Shore, and She Must Burn (select dates) will be heading out on tour together next year. Check out the dates below.


Tour Dates:

02/01 Las Vegas, NV – Vinyl @ Hard Rock
02/02 San Diego, CA – Soma
02/03 Phoenix, AZ – Joe’s Grotto
02/04 Farmington, NM – Top Deck
02/05 Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
02/07 Dallas, TX – Trees
02/08 Austin, TX – Dirty Dog Bar
02/09 San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger
02/10 Oklahoma City, OK – 89th Street Collective
02/11 Birmingham, AL – Zydeco
02/12 Columbia, SC – New Brookland Tavern
02/14 Orlando, FL – Backbooth
02/15 Jacksonville, FL – 1904 Music Hall
02/16 Margate, FL – O’Malleys
02/17 St. Petersburg, FL – Local 662
02/18 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
02/19 Virginia Beach, VA – Shaka’s Live
02/21 Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
2/22 Stanhope, NJ – Stanhope House
2/23 Brooklyn, NY – Knitting Factory
2/24 Long Island, NY – Revolution
2/25 Worcester, MA – Palladium Upstairs
2/26 Reading, PA – Reverb
2/28 Hartford, CT – Webster Studio (No Fallujah)
3/01 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Loft (No Fallujah)
3/02 Burlington, VT – Higher Ground (No Fallujah)
3/03 Albany, NY – Trick Shots (No Fallujah)
3/04 Syracuse, NY – Lost Horizon (No Fallujah)
3/05 Buffalo, NY – Waiting Room (No Fallujah)
3/06 Erie, PA – Basement Transmissions (No Fallujah)
03/07 Cleveland, OH – Agora Ballroom (No Fallujah)
03/08 Pittsburgh, PA – Diesel (No Fallujah)
03/09 Columbus, OH – Park Street Saloon (No Fallujah)
03/10 Indianapolis, IN – Emerson Theater
03/11 Valparaiso, IN – Big Shots
03/12 Clarksville, TN – The Warehouse
03/14 Knoxville, TN – The Concourse
03/15 Louisville, KY – Diamond Bar & Grill
03/16 Grand Rapids, MI – The Stache
03/17 Toronto, ON – Opera House (No She Must Burn)
03/18 Ottawa, ON – Barrymore’s Music Hall (No She Must Burn)
03/19 Quebec City, QC- Imperial Bell (No She Must Burn)
03/21 Pontiac, MI – The Crofoot (No She Must Burn)
03/22 Chicago, IL – Double Door (No She Must Burn)
03/23 Omaha, NE – Lookout Lounge (No She Must Burn)
03/24 Minneapolis, MN – Cabooze (No She Must Burn)
03/26 Saskatoon, SK – O’Brien’s Event Center (No She Must Burn)
03/27 Edmonton, AB – Starlite Room (No She Must Burn)
03/28 Calgary, AB – Dickens Pub (No She Must Burn)
03/29 Spokane, WA – The Pin (No She Must Burn)
03/30 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven (No She Must Burn)
03/31 Bend, OR – Domino Room (No She Must Burn)
04/01 Reno, NV – Jub Jub’s (No She Must Burn)
04/02 Pomona, CA – Glasshouse (No She Must Burn)