Slayer To Release “The Repentless Killogy” Motion Picture And LP/CD In November

Slayer have announced that they will be releasing a new motion picture, titled “The Repentless Killogy,” on November 8. You can find a trailer for that below. The effort will be released alongside a live companion LP/CD, titled “The Repentless Killogy (Live at the Forum in Inglewood, CA),” which was recorded during the band’s August 5, 2017 show at The Forum in Inglewood, CA.

A press release offered more info:

Revenge, murder, bloodshed and retribution. The “Repentless Killogy” film was written and directed by BJ McDonnell, who conceived and directed the three brutal music videos – “You Against You,” “Repentless,” and “Pride in Prejudice”- for Slayer’s final studio album Repentless (2015).

“When we set out to do these initial three videos,” said McDonnell, “we had the intention of continuing the next adventures of Slayer and Wyatt on a following album. But, Slayer announced that ‘Repentless’ was the final album and tour, so this story, the videos, and finally a full live concert at the end is a perfect wrap up of the ‘Repentless’ final tour. This is the finale of Slayer. This is the end of the monsters.”

The “Repentless Trilogy” motion picture opens with the three music videos assembled as one chronological storyline and introduces the narrative’s main character, Wyatt, a former Neo Nazi associated with a gang known as “The Hand Brotherhood,” whose signature mark was a bloody handprint left after a murder had taken place. Prior to the first music video, Wyatt had left the gang after he fell in love with Gina. The two had gone into hiding to escape his grisly past and start a family, but The Hand Brotherhood was not going to allow that to happen, and Gina, pregnant with their first child, was savagely murdered as Wyatt was forced to look on. The film then segues into the present-time narrative that sees Wyatt on the run from law enforcement and the Nazi gang, but now dedicated to eliminating The Hand Brotherhood and seeking retribution wherever he can.

“The Repentless Killogy” stars many of the actors who appeared in the original video series: Jason Trost (“Beats of Rage,” “Hatchet III”) as Wyatt, Danny Trejo (“Machete,” “From Dusk Til Dawn”), Richard Speight, Jr. (“Band of Brothers,” “Supernatural”), Derek Mears (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”), Jessica Pimentel (“Orange Is The New Black”), Tyler Mane (“X-Men,” “Halloween !!”), Bill Moseley (“The Devil’s Rejects,” “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2”), Caroline Williams (“The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2,” “Sharknado 4”), and Sean Whalen (“Twister,” “The People Under The Stairs”).

Part two of “The Repentless Killogy” features Slayer’s entire live set performed at the Los Angeles Forum on August 5, 2017, and was directed by Wayne Isham who has directed videos for artists including Metallica, Foo Fighters, Michael Jackson, Kelly Clarkson, and Britney Spears. Presented in front of one of the most striking stage productions of the band’s career, Slayer performs fan-favorites including “South of Heaven,” “War Ensemble,” “Mandatory Suicide,” “Dead Skin Mask,” “Raining Blood,” and “Angel of Death.”

“The Repentless Killogy (Live at the Forum in Inglewood, CA)” Track Listing:

01. “Delusions Of Saviour” (live)
02. “Repentless” (live)
03. “The Antichrist” (live)
04. “Disciple” (live)
05. “Postmortem” (live)
06. “Hate Worldwide” (live)
07. “War Ensemble” (live)
08. “When The Stillness Comes” (live)
09. “You Against You” (live)
10. “Mandatory Suicide” (live)
11. “Hallowed Point” (live)
12. “Dead Skin Mask” (live)
13. “Born Of Fire” (live)
14. “Cast The First Stone” (live)
15. “Bloodline” (live)
16. “Seasons In The Abyss” (live)
17. “Hell Awaits” (live)
18. “South Of Heaven” (live)
19. “Raining Blood” (live)
20. “Chemical Warfare” (live)
21. “Angel Of Death” (live)

As previously reported, Slayer’s final North American tour will kick off in November.

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Tribulation To Release “Alive & Dead At Södra Teatern” In November

Tribulation have announced that they will be digitally releasing a new live album titled “Alive & Dead At Södra Teatern” on November 15. It will also be available as a 2-CD/1-DVD set and as a LP/DVD set on November 29. The effort was recorded during the band’s December 8, 2018 show at the Södra Teatern in Stockholm, Sweden, in which they played “Down Below” in full and other fan favorites.

The group commented:

“Playing Stockholm is always a special occasion for us, and since we’ve been living here for so long it in a way feels like playing at home. Since it’s a special thing for us, we always try to make it special for everyone else as well. Having the show at Södra Teatern made finding these special things easier than if we had been at a different location since just being there provided us with a beautifully haunting backdrop and gave us half of the ideas.

Having the show in two acts is something that we’ve had in mind for quite some time, and being at an old theatre obviously made this the perfect opportunity. Along with the two acts we also had Orvar Säfström as a compere or as a, more dramatic sounding, master of ceremonies framing the evening with two short speeches at the beginning of each act.

We played ‘Down Below‘ from start til finish in the first act with a stage set up we’ve never used before, something that could hint at a future development. Time will tell. The second act was the more traditional act with the old stage design and an array of old songs. The best thing about it might be that this event might be the first of similar events in the future, but those would, if they happen, obviously be even more grandiose! Again, time will tell.”

“Alive & Dead at Södra Teatern” Track Listing:

AKT I:

01. “The Lament”
02. “Nightbound”
03. “Lady Death”
04. “Subterranea”
05. “Purgatorio”
06. “Cries From The Underworld”
07. “Lacrimosa”
08. “The World”
09. “Here Be Dragons”

AKT II:

01. “Trollens Brudmarsch”
02. “Melancholia”
03. “The Motherhood Of God”
04. “Rånda”
05. “Ultra Silvam”
06. “Guitar Solo”
07. “Strange Gateways Beckon”
08. “Strains Of Horror”

Skindred To Record Live Album At London Show

Skindred have announced that they will be recording their first-ever live album during a show at the Roundhouse in London, England. The concert will be held on November 21, 2020 and tickets will be available this Friday (September 6) at Live Nation.

Drummer Arya Goggin commented:

“We are stoked to be playing at the Roundhouse. It has been on my personal bucket list for a while, so recording it as a live album makes it all the better for us to bring our A game and put on an amazing show.

Skindred are all about supporting the live industry and helping to keep historical music venues open, so playing in rooms like the Roundhouse only endorses our want to support these fantastic rooms rather than see them turned into car parks.”

The group’s manager Seven Webster (7pm Management) added:

“The band have always wanted to record a live album and for us it was just a matter of finding somewhere extremely unique to record it. The Roundhouse, aside from being a landmark venue, has had some incredible rock bands play there over the years, from the likes of The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, the Ramones and Motörhead, so where else were we going to do it.”

Helloween To Release “United Alive” Live Album And DVD/Blu-Ray In October

Helloween have announced that they will be releasing a new live album and DVD/Blu-ray titled “United Alive” on October 4. You can find more info on that HERE.

The band posted the following about the release:

The PUMPKINS UNITED WORLD TOUR with 69 shows in front of more than one million people in 32 countries on three continents ended in December 2018 with a highly emotional finale in Hamburg, where it all began in 1984. – Unforgettable metal nights that we’d love to experience again and again.

“𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘢𝘮𝘢𝘻𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘫𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘯𝘦𝘺 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘴𝘦 ‘𝘮𝘢𝘨𝘪𝘤 𝘮𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴’ 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘥𝘴 𝘤𝘢𝘯’𝘵 𝘥𝘦𝘴𝘤𝘳𝘪𝘣𝘦 – 𝘪𝘵 𝘴𝘪𝘮𝘱𝘭𝘺 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘸𝘦 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘭𝘰𝘷𝘦 𝘮𝘰𝘴𝘵: 𝘮𝘦𝘦𝘵 𝘨𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵 𝘱𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦, 𝘨𝘰 𝘣𝘢𝘤𝘬 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘦 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘮𝘦𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘤𝘦𝘭𝘦𝘣𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘶𝘭𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘏𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘰𝘸𝘦𝘦𝘯 𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘺 𝘵𝘰𝘨𝘦𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳.” Andi Deris

From October 4, 2019, that’s finally possible: With the release of UNITED ALIVE & UNITED ALIVE IN MADRID you can transport yourselves to the tour anytime, and dive into every detail with hellish tracking shots, breathless close-ups, and intimate interviews. The artwork was created by Martin Hausler once again and offers plenty of unreleased live images:

“𝘐𝘵 𝘸𝘢𝘴𝘯’𝘵 𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘺 𝘵𝘰 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘶𝘯𝘣𝘦𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘷𝘢𝘣𝘭𝘦 𝘵𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘢𝘥𝘦𝘲𝘶𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘭𝘺 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘤𝘢𝘱𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦 𝘪𝘵 𝘩𝘰𝘸 𝘪𝘵 𝘧𝘦𝘭𝘵 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘶𝘴 – 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵’𝘴 𝘸𝘩𝘺 𝘸𝘦 𝘩𝘢𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘢 𝘵𝘰 𝘧𝘪𝘭𝘮 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘣𝘪𝘨𝘨𝘦𝘴𝘵 𝘧𝘦𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘢𝘭 𝘨𝘪𝘨, 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘮𝘰𝘴𝘵 𝘮𝘢𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘢 𝘴𝘩𝘰𝘸, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘩𝘰𝘵𝘵𝘦𝘴𝘵 𝘤𝘭𝘶𝘣 𝘥𝘢𝘵𝘦.” Michi Kiske

📀The DVD/BLU-RAY nails the tour with recordings from Wacken in front of 75,000 metal heads and 14,000 fans in the Madrid arena – and as a bonus, the show in the Espaço das Américas, gathering 8,000 in São Paulo. Altogether it offers over three hours of live material in stereo and premium 5.1 surround sound, plus backstage material, tons of surprises, and a very personal band interview about the past, present, and future. The LIVE-CD/VINYL presents a whopping 2 hours 20 of pure audio material from the concert in Madrid plus four bonus tracks from the shows in Prague, São Paulo, Wacken, and Santiago de Chile. – There honestly was no way, we could’ve fit more on the discs.

Suicide Silence To Release New Live Album “Live & Mental”, Share Live Video For Their Cover Of Korn’s “Blind”

Suicide Silence have announced that they will be releasing a new live album titled “Live & Mental” on July 12. The effort will feature the December 4, 2015 benefit show the band played at The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA in support of Mental Health America Of Los Angeles. You can check out live footage of the group performing a cover of Korn‘s “Blind” during the set below.

“Live & Mental” Track Listing:

01. “Unanswered” (live)
02. “No Pity For A Coward” (live)
03. “Inherit The Crown” (live)
04. “Wake Up” (live)
05. “Fuck Everything” (live)
06. “Cease To Exist” (live)
07. “Sacred Words” (live)
08. “Disengage” (live)
09. “Slaves To Substance” (live)
10. “You Can’t Stop Me” (live)
11. “Destruction Of A Statue” (live)
12. “Blind” (Korn cover) (live)
13. “Bludgeoned To Death” (live)
14. “You Only Live Once” (live)

Stray From The Path To Release New Live Album “Smash ‘Em Up: Live In Europe 2019”

Stray From The Path have announced that they will be releasing a new live album titled “Smash ‘Em Up: Live In Europe 2019” on May 17 via UNFD. You can pre-order the effort HERE and check out footage of the band performing “First World Problem Child” with Sam Carter (Architects) below:

“Smash ‘Em Up: Live In Europe 2019” Track Listing:

01. “Goodnight Alt-Right” (live in Glasgow, Scotland)
02. “Badge & A Bullet Pt. II” (live in Leipzig, Germany)
03. “The Opening Move” (live in Krakow, Poland)
04. “Loudest In The Room” (live in Prague, Czech Republic)
05. “Outbreak” (live in Leeds, England)
06. “The House Always Wins” (live in Vienna, Austria)
07. “Snap” (live in Munich, Germany)
08. “Plead The Fifth” (live in Cologne, Germany)
09. “Badge & A Bullet” (live in Aarau, Switzerland)
10. “First World Problem Child” (live in London, England) (feat. Sam Carter)

The band said the following about the release:

“We’ve wanted to do a live record for years now, but the stars really never aligned for it. An opportunity presented itself on our latest tour supporting While She Sleeps, and we were fortunate enough to be able to make it happen. This album takes places across Mainland Europe and the United Kingdom, with each song performed in some of our favorite cities on Earth.

This record is live, unedited, no backing tracks, and all songs are performed and written by the people in this band. Thank you to Julien Delcroix, Florent Salfati, Moritz Hartmann, Daniel Gray, UNFD and Sumerian Records for their assistance in making this happen. All of the band’s royalties from this live album are going to be donated to the Hardcore Help Foundation in perpetuity. More to come.”

In other news, the group have also announced a European/UK tour:

12/03 Bristol, UK – Thekla
12/04 Birmingham, UK – O2 Academy2
12/05 Glasgow, UK – G2
12/06 Manchester, UK – Gorilla
12/07 London, UK – Islington Academy
12/08 Paris, FRA – Petit Bain
12/09 Lyon, FRA – CCO
12/10 Zurich, SWI – Dynamo
12/11 Eindhoven, NET – Dynamo
12/12 Antwerp, BEL – Kavka
12/13 Köln, GER – Club Volta
12/14 Herford, GER – Krampus Festival
12/15 Karlsruhe, GER – Knockdown Festival
12/16 Munich, GER – Backstage
12/17 Budapest, HUN – Durer Kert
12/18 Wien, AUT – Flex
12/19 Prague, CZE – Rock Cafe
12/20 Nürnberg, GER – Hirsch
12/21 Leipzig, GER – Conne Island
12/22 Hamburg, GER – Logo

Machine Head Live Album From 1997 “Dynamo Open Air” Festival To Be Released In July

As previously reported, the organizers of the Dynamo Open Air festival in the Netherlands recorded over 300 shows during its 1986-2005 run and have been releasing them as part of a series of new live releases. The latest one is a 1997 live recording from Machine Head, which will be released on July 19.

“Live At Dynamo Open Air 1997“ Track Listing:

01. “Davidian”
02. “Take My Scars”
03. “Struck A Nerve”
04. “A Thousand Lies”
05. “Ten Ton Hammer”
06. “The Frontlines”
07. “Old”
08. “Violate”
09. “Hard Times”
10. “Block”

[via The PRP]