Cult Of Luna Sign With Metal Blade, Announce European Tour

Cult Of Luna have signed a new deal with Metal Blade Records. The band commented:

“We’re thrilled to announce our collaboration with Metal Blade and the creation of our new home: Red Creek, that will handle Cult Of Luna‘s future productions. This is a dawn to an exciting journey to come.”

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

05/18 Huskvarna, SWE – Huskvarna Folkets Park
06/01 Nijmegen, NET – Fortarock
06/21 Dessel, BEL – Graspop Metal Meeting
06/22 Clisson, FRA – Hellfest Open Air
06/28 Helsinki, FIN – Tuska Open Air Festival
06/29 Tornava, FIN – Provinssi Festival
07/03-06 Viveiro, SPA – Resurrection Festival
08/07-10 Jaromer, CZE – Brutal Assault Festival
08/09 Oslo, NOR – Øya Festival
08/15-18 Le Locle, SWI – Rock Altitude
08/15-17 Bristol, UK – ArcTanGent Festival
11/24 Berlin, GER – Festsaal Kreuzberg (with A.A. Williams)
11/25 Cologne, GER – Stollwerck (with A.A. Williams)
11/26-29 TBA (with A.A. Williams)
11/30 Paris, FRA – Le Trianon (with A.A. Williams)
12/01-03 TBA (with A.A. Williams)
12/04 Ljubljana, SLO – Kino Siska (with A.A. Williams)
12/05 Munich, GER – Technikum (with A.A. Williams)
12/06 Vienna, AUT – Arena (with A.A. Williams)
12/07 TBA – TBA (with A.A. Williams)


Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses) Premieres New Song “Chip Away”

Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses) has premiered a new song titled “Chip Away.” This track is from his new Shooter Jennings produced solo album, “Tenderness,” which will be released on May 31. McKagan commented:

“‘Chip Away’ is somewhat of a rail against cable news and divisive agendas… all for the almighty dollar. The song also highlights the fact that history repeats itself over and over, and that we will all get past this, together.”

“Tenderness” Track Listing:

01. “Tenderness”
02. “It’s Not Too Late”
03. “Wasted Heart”
04. “Falling Down”
05. “Last September”
06. “Chip Away”
07. “Cold Outside”
08. “Feel”
09. “Breaking Rocks”
10. “Parkland”
11. “Don’t Look Behind You”

Tour Dates (feat. Shooter Jennings):

05/30 Philadelphia, PA – TLA
05/31 Washington DC – City Winery
06/01 Boston, MA – City Winery
06/03 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
06/06 Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall
06/08 Nashville, TN – The Cannery
06/10 Austin, TX – Scoot Inn
06/13 Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theater
06/14 San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
06/15 Portland, OR – Aladdin
06/16 Seattle, WA – The Showbox

Defeater Announce Album Release Shows

Defeater will be celebrating the release of their new self-titled album (out May 10) with some record release shows. Born Without Bones, One Step Closer and Kindling will join the band on these dates. Here’s where you can catch them:

05/09 Somerville, MA – Once Ballroom
05/10 Hartford, CT – Webster Underground
05/11 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus
05/12 Philadelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church

Bleeding Through Announce UK Show

In addition to Bleeding Through’s performances at Full Force Festival and Jera On Air, the band will also be playing a headlining UK show. Here’s what they have booked overseas:

06/28 Gräfenhainichen, GER – With Full Force Festival
06/29 Ysselsteyn, NET – Jera On Air
06/30 London, UK – Underworld (feat. Ithaca, Nihility and Chamber)

Zeal & Ardor Announce May U.S. Shows

Zeal & Ardor have announced some May U.S. shows. Here’s the dates:

05/04 Jacksonville, FL – Welcome To Rockville
05/05 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
05/06 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
05/08 Birmingham, AL – Saturn
05/10 Charlotte, NC – Epicenter Festival
05/11 Richmond, VA – Richmond Music Hall
05/13 Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club
05/15 Buffalo, NY – Rec Room
05/16 Pittsburgh, PA – Rex Theater
05/17 Columbus, OH – Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival

Chelsea Grin Announce Spring Tour With Slaughter To Prevail, Enterprise Earth, Traitors, & Bodysnatcher

Chelsea Grin have announced a spring headlining tour. Slaughter To Prevail, Enterprise Earth, Traitors, and Bodysnatcher will serve as support.

Tour Dates:

05/17 Las Vegas, NV – Vinyl
05/18 San Diego, CA – Soma
05/19 Pomona, CA – The Glass House
05/20 San Francisco, CA – Slims
05/22 Spokane, WA – The Pin
05/23 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
05/24 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
05/25 Reno, NV – Cargo
05/28 Fort Collins, CO – Aggie Theatre
05/29 Omaha, NE – Waiting Room
05/30 Indianapolis, IN – The Citadel
06/01 Reading, PA – Reverb
06/02 Amityville, NY – Revolution Music Hall
06/03 Albany, NY – Jupiter Hall
06/04 Richmond, VA – The Canal Club
06/06 Columbus, OH – Skullys
06/07 Lexington, KY – Manchester Music Hall
06/08 Springfield, MO – The Riff
06/09 Memphis, TN – Growlers
06/11 Ft. Worth, TX – Tomcats
06/12 Austin, TX – Come And Take It
06/13 Lubbock, TX – Jakes
06/14 Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep