Watch Mastodon, Darkest Hour, Baroness, & Kvelertak Members Cover Ozzy Osbourne’s “Over The Mountain”

“Two Minutes To Late Night” have shared footage of their host Jordan “Gwarsenio Hall” Olds performing a quarantine cover of Ozzy Osbourne‘s “Over The Mountain” with Brann Dailor (Mastodon, Arcadea), Mike Schleibaum (Darkest Hour), Marvin Nygaard (Kvelertak), and Sebastian Thomson (Baroness, Trans Am). You can check that out below. “Two Minutes To Late Night” commented:

“Diary of a Sad Man! We covered Ozzy Osbourne‘s favorite song about hiking with some spooky folks from some spooky bands we love. This is our 25th bedroom cover made with the support of Patreon. With so many musicians stuck at home with no outlets, we’re going to keep producing these style videos and use the Patreon to give some money to everyone who has a part in them. Please support our friends by donating to our newly redone Patreon at http://www.honorableswords.com.”

Darkest Hour’s Mike Schleibaum To Fill In For Unearth’s Ken Susi At Upcoming Shows

Unearth have announced that Darkest Hour guitarist Mike Schleibaum will be filling in for Ken Susi during the first four dates of their upcoming tour. Susi plans to return to the band in time for their September 7 set at the Full Terror Assault festival in Cave-In-Rock, IL.

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Our good friend Mike Schleibaum @theriffdojo will once again be lending a helping hand and filling in for @kensusi on the first four dates of our upcoming tour with @thesoulflytribe . Ken will join the tour at Full Terror Assault in Cave In Rock, Illinois. Mike previously filled in for a couple gigs this past February during our co-headlining run with his band, Darkest Hour, in Canada. Schleibaum is a pro, a friend and we look forward to hitting the stage with him again. See you out there real soon. w/ Soulfly, Incite, Prison, Arrival of Autumn Sept. 03 — Dallas, Texas @ Gas Monkey Sept. 04 — Oklahoma City, Okla. @ 89th Street Collective Sept. 05 — Ft Smith, Ark. @ The Majestic Sept. 06 — Memphis, Tenn. Growlers Sept. 07 — Cave In Rock, Ill. @ Full Terror Assault Festival Sept. 08 — Cincinnati, Ohio @ Bogart's Sept. 09 — Clifton Park, NY Upstate Music Hall Sept. 10 — Syracuse, N.Y. @ Westcott Theater Sept. 11 — New York, N.Y. @ (le) Poisson Rouge Sept. 12 — Clifton, N.J. @ Dingbatz Sept. 13 — Providence, R.I. @ Fete Ballroom* Sept. 14 — Easton, Penn. @ One Centre Square* Sept. 15 — Baltimore, Md. @ Soundstage Sept. 16 — Norfolk, Va. @ The NorVa European tour w/ As I Lay Dying, Chelsea Grin, Fit for a King 27/09 Germany Leipzig @ Haus Auensee 28/09 Germany Hamburg @ Sporthalle 30/09 Norway Oslo @ Rockefeller 01/10 Sweden Stockholm @ Fryshuset Klubben 02/10 Denmark Copenhagen @ Amager Bio 03/10 Germany Berlin @ Columbiahalle 04/10 Czech Rep Prague @ Forum Karlin 05/10 Germany Munich @ Zenith 06/10 Austria Vienna @ Gasometer 07/10 Hungary Budapest @ Barba Negra 09/10 Italy Milan @ Magazzini Generali 10/10 Switzerland Zurich @ Volkshaus 11/10 France Grenoble @ La Belle Electrique 12/10 Spain Barcelona @ Apolo 13/10 Spain Madrid @ La Riviera 15/10 France Paris @ Bataclan 16/10 Belgium Brussels @ AB 17/10 Netherlands Tilburg @ 013 18/10 Germany Saarbrücken @ E-Werk 19/10 Germany Cologne @ Palladium #unearth #soulfly #darkesthour #mikeschleibaum #kensusi #incite #prison #arrivalofautumn #asilaydying #chelseagrin #fitforaking #USA #europe #tour Photo credit – @capturethecore

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Zealot R.I.P. (Darkest Hour, Pig Destroyer, Etc.) To Release Debut EP In May

Zealot R.I.P., the band featuring Blake Harrison (Pig Destroyer), Mike Schleibaum (Darkest Hour), Jason Hamacher (Frodus, Decahedron), and Peter Tsouras (Olympia, Fairweather), have announced that their self-titled debut EP will be released on May 20. The effort, which will be available digitally and on 12″ vinyl, will include the following tracks: “Magnetic Field Of Dreams,” “The Extinction Of You,” and “Worship The Serpent.” As previously reported, the group’s first show will be held at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington, DC on May 20. They will also open for Pig Destroyer and more at the Metro Gallery in Baltimore, MD on September 14.

Zealot R.I.P. (Darkest Hour, Pig Destroyer, Etc.) Announce First Live Show

Zealot R.I.P., the band featuring Blake Harrison (Pig Destroyer), Mike Schleibaum (Darkest Hour), Jason Hamacher (Frodus, Decahedron), and Peter Tsouras (Olympia, Fairweather), will be playing their first live show at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington, DC on May 20. As previously reported, the group are also scheduled to open for Pig Destroyer and more at the Metro Gallery in Baltimore, MD on September 14.

[via The PRP]

Pig Destroyer, Darkest Hour, Etc. Members Join Forces In Zealot R.I.P.

Blake Harrison (Pig Destroyer), Mike Schleibaum (Darkest Hour), Jason Hamacher (Frodus, Decahedron), and Peter Tsouras (Olympia, Fairweather) have joined forces in a new band called Zealot R.I.P. The group are currently planning something for May 20 and are also scheduled to open for Pig Destroyer and more at the Metro Gallery in Baltimore, MD on September 14.

[via MetalSucks]

Darkest Hour’s Mike Schleibaum To Fill In For Unearth’s Ken Susi For Two Shows

Unearth have announced that Darkest Hour guitarist Mike Schleibaum will be filling in Ken Susi during tonight’s (February 5) show in Kingston, ON and tomorrow’s (February 6) show in Barrie, ON. Susi is missing the dates due to a “family commitment.”

All Shall Perish & Darkest Hour Members Comment On Phil Anselmo’s (Pantera) “White Power” Salute At Dimebash

Earlier today, Robb Flynn posted a video condemning Phil Anselmo (Pantera) for doing a nazi salute, and yelling “white power” while onstage at Dimebash. Now more artists have started calling him out as well, including All Shall Perish, and Darkest Hour’s Mike Schleibaum.

All Shall Perish posted the following:

“We consider Pantera to be the single greatest metal band of all time, but we should never be afraid to call out our heroes. Seeing Phil‘s actions and his cowardly justification is not only disgusting and inexcusable but antithetical to the punk, metal, underground ethos to which we subscribe. No gods, No masters, and certainly no master race.

Any justifications or cries of “reverse racism”, BET, Double standards, PC Police, Or general white whining are just profoundly ignorant of history, systemic effects, and the lasting impact of state sponsored racism, Jim crow, segregation and slavery. Talk with your black friends, if you have any, and try to gain some perspective. There has never, nor will ever, be a true incarnation of “reverse racism” until white people are swinging from trees en mass, sold into torture, defined in the constitution as 3/5th’s a person, denied from public institutions and forcibly segregated from society.

In the face of what an actual tit for tat reprisal would look like, affirmative action and understanding the significance and context of displaying black pride seem the least the multi-generational benefactors of being the master race can muster. Racism and its institutions are a stain on American culture; likewise, Phil’s actions are a stain on the legacy of Pantera, Dime’s memory and the metal community as a whole.

“Nazi punks, fuck off.” – Dead Kennedys“

Schleibaum also posted:

“I spent sometime watching this [Flynn‘s video] before my metalsucks podcasts today, we just finished recording so you will hear my thoughts on this whole thing via that interview coming soon. It’s a video like this that reminds me to say it was an honor to have toured with Machine Head. Rob is both brutality honest and totally on point in this video. I know that most of the world would watch this video and say who the fuck gives a shit – but Pantera meant a lot to me, music means a lot to me, and heavy metal is my life. So this is like sort of in my backyard.

I have nothing to add only to echo the rob and the bands sentiment. I’m not the moral police, we pride ourselves in the fact that we have many different fiends and fans who feel differently about a wide range of subjects… but racism has no place in metal to me, Metal / punk / hardcore / whateverthefuckyoucallit should be unifying. Its a shame to type these words as I am sure most of us know better. Honesty and sincerity in music now a days is hard to find, cheers to rob for keeping it 100!💯 – im going to crank up some machine head!”