Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats Cancel North American Tour With Twin Temple

Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats have officially cancelled their North American tour with Twin Temple due to the coronavirus pandemic. The band were previously hoping to reschedule, but they were unable to do so. The group issued the following statement:

“ATTN: Although it may come as no surprise, we will unfortunately be cancelling our previously postponed ‘America 2020’ headline dates. We have tried to reschedule for later in the year but it has become clear that this will not be feasible. We’re all disappointed not to be playing, but we look forward to coming back to tour as soon as it is safe to do so. Thank you in advance for your understanding and support. For ticket refunds, please inquire at point of purchase.”

Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats Postpone North American Tour With Twin Temple

Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats have postponed their North American tour with Twin Temple due to the coronavirus pandemic. The band commented:

“For obvious reasons, our North American tour with Twin Temple has been postponed and we’re currently working on rescheduling the dates. We’ll announce further information here as soon as we can. We thank you for your support and hope to see you later in the year. Please insert ‘Program Disc 5’ until further notice. Stay safe. UA”

Converge, Ex-Job For A Cowboy, Etc. Members Join Forces In Umbra Vitae

Jacob Bannon (Converge, Wear Your Wounds, etc.), Mike “Gunface” McKenzie (The Red Chord, Wear Your Wounds, etc.), Sean Martin (Twitching Tongues, ex-Hatebreed, etc.), Greg Weeks (The Red Chord, Labor Hex, etc.), and Jon Rice (Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, ex-Job For A Cowboy, etc.) have launched a new band called Umbra Vitae. The group’s debut album “Shadow Of Life“ will be released on May 1 and the effort’s first single “Return To Zero“ can be streamed below:

Bannon had the following to say about the band, whose name was inspired by Georg Heym‘s 1913 poem of the same name:

“After reading the piece from Heym, I immediately felt connected to it. Later, while working on the previous Wear Your Wounds album, my love for Death Metal was rekindled. This was likely a reaction to working on non-aggressive music for such a concentrated period. As these songs started to form, the ominous nature of that original poem came to mind.

In many ways it embodied the character of what we were all creating together. For me, Umbra Vitae is darkly confrontational and my own internal struggles are nested within each song. At this point in my life it is of the utmost importance to use this art and music as the vehicle for a healthy purge of emotion. By design, even in something this intense, there is righteous intent to be a better human through the process of creating it.”

He also told Revolver the following about “Return To Zero“:

“‘Return To Zero‘ is about removing resistance in one’s life in order to be best version of ‘you’ that one can be. I feel that this is a relatable topic for many. What resistance is and how it manifests is unique to every single one of us. For me, this is a constant process and essential to being a better husband, father, friend, artist and human. Below you’ll find a section of the lyrics that state this better than I can in paragraph form. Thank you to everyone who continues to listen.”

“Bite down on the chain
Bow down to no one
Destroy the ego
Radiate love
Carve out a purpose
Where there was none
Compassionately
Wipe up the blood
Remove resistance
And exit the cage
Climb to your feet
Accept your rage
It’s time to reclaim
What’s rightfully yours
Bite down on the chain
And bow down to no one”

“Shadow Of Life” Track Listing:

01. “Decadence Dissolves”
02. “Ethereal Emptiness”
03. “Atheist Aesthetic”
04. “Mantra Of Madness”
05. “Fear Is A Fossil”
06. “Polluted Paradise”
07. “Intimate Inferno”
08. “Return To Zero”
09. “Blood Blossom”
10. “Shadow Of Life”

Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats Announce U.S. Tour With Twin Temple

Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats have announced a headlining U.S. tour. Twin Temple will open.

Tour Dates:

05/14 Asbury Park, NJ – House Of Independents
05/15 Jersey City, NJ – White Eagle Hall
05/16 Hartford, CT – The Webster Theater
05/18 Boston, MA – Royale
05/19 Rochester, NY – Anthology
05/20 Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls
05/22 Louisville, KY – The Mercury Ballroom
05/23 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
05/24 St. Louis, MO – Delmar Hall
05/26 Lawrence, KS – The Granada
05/27 Omaha, NE – The Slowdown
05/29-30 Estes Park, CO – The Stanley Hotel
06/01 Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory
06/02 San Jose, CA – The Ritz (no Twin Temple)
06/03 Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades (no Twin Temple)
06/05 San Diego, CA – Observatory Northpark
06/06 Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues
06/07 Tucson, AZ – The Rialto Theatre

King Diamond Reveals New Album Title, Announces North American Tour With Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats And Idle Hands

King Diamond has revealed that he is planning to release a new album called “The Institute“ in 2020. With this news, the frontman has also announced a fall North American tour with Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats and Idle Hands.

King Diamond commented:

“For reasons unknown to you, it is clear that you have no way of making it to ‘The Institute’ on your own at this point. Therefore, we will bring ‘The Institute’ to you. You don’t want to miss this special opportunity for treatment only we can give you. It could be for your own good, you know…”

Tour Dates:

11/02 Dallas, TX – Bomb Factory
11/04 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
11/05 Orlando, FL – Dr. Phillips Center
11/07 Brooklyn, NY – Kings Theatre
11/08 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
11/10 Philadelphia, PA – The Tower Theater
11/11 Baltimore, MD – The Lyric
11/12 Montreal, QC – MTelus
11/14 Detroit, MI – The Fillmore
11/15 Cleveland, OH – The Agora Theatre
11/16 Louisville, KY – The Palace Theatre
11/18 Chicago, IL – The Riviera
11/19 Minneapolis, MN – Palace Theater
11/22 Denver, CO – The Fillmore
11/23 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
11/25 Seattle, WA – The Paramount
11/26 Portland, OR – The Schnitzer
11/27 Vancouver, BC – The Queen Elizabeth
11/29 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
12/01 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
12/02 San Diego, CA – Magnolia
12/03 Anaheim, CA – The Grove of Anaheim
12/04 Phoenix, AZ – Comerica

The Original Misfits Added To 2019 Psycho Las Vegas

The Original Misfits have been added to the 2019 Psycho Las Vegas festival. They will be replacing Megadeth, who cancelled most of their 2019 dates due to Dave Mustaine’s throat cancer diagnosis. The event will be held at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV on August 16-18 and the updated daily lineups can be found below.

August 16: Electric Wizard, High On Fire, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Graveyard, The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, Perturbator, Bad Religion, Fu Manchu, Cold Cave, YOB, En Minor, Goatwhore, Nothing, Glassjaw, Devil Master, Ilsa, Hangman’s Chair, Candy, Led Zeppelin II, Electric Citizen, Spindrift, LA Witch, and Royal Thunder.

August 17: Misfits, Clutch, Carcass, Triumph of Death, Old Man Gloom, The Black Angels, The Faint, Ornassi Pazuzu, Mark Lanegan, Black Mountain, The Obsessed, DVNE, Tobacco, Grails, Soft Kill, Full of Hell, Mork, Tomb Mold, Led Zeppelin II, Monophonics, Night Horse, and Levitation Room.

August 18: Opeth, Beach House, Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, Mogwai, Rotting Christ, Kadavar, Deafheaven, Power Trip, 1349, Truckfighters, Amenra, Twin Temple, Dead Meadow, Have a Nice Life, Vio-Lence, Warhorse, Hell Fire, and Polyrhythmics.

“Two Minutes To Late Night” will also be present at the event and Andrew W.K. has been recruited for the closing ceremony.

On top of that, Corrosion of Conformity, Lucifer, Danava, ASG, Primitive Man, Idle Hands, Howling Giant, Thrown Into Exile, Motorbabe, Yakuza, Monophonics, Mother Mercury, and DJ Painkiller will all be performing at the festival’s pre-party event, which will take place at Daylight Beach Club on August 15.

Megadeth, Opeth, Etc. Added To 2019 Psycho Las Vegas

A number of artists have been added to the 2019 Psycho Las Vegas festival, including Megadeth, Opeth, Mogwai, Vio-lence, and more. The event will be held at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV on August 16-18 and the updated lineup can be found below.

Lineup:

Megadeth
Opeth
Electric Wizard
Clutch
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Beach House
High On Fire
Bad Religion
Mogwai
The Black Angels
Mark Lanegan
Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats
Graveyard
Deafheaven
Glassjaw
The Faint
Cold Cave
Fu Manchu
Triumph Of Death
Carcass
Rotting Christ
Power Trip
1349
Old Man Gloom
The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown
Tobacco
Dead Meadow
Oranssi Pazuzu
YOB
Black Mountain
Full Of Hell
Goatwhore
The Obsessed
En Minor
Kadavar
Amenra
Nothing
Perturbator
Soft Kill
Vio-lence
Truckfighters
Dvne
Grails
Have A Nice Life
Yakuza
Mork
Royal Thunder
Warhorse
Hangman’s Chair
L.A. Witch
Sprindrift
Twin Temple
Ilsa
Devil Master
Night Horse
Tomb Mold
Monophonics
Polyrhythmics
Electric Citizen
Led Zeppelin II
Motorbabe
Candy
Levitation Room
Hellfire
Mother Mercury

“Two Minutes To Late Night” will also be present at the event and Andrew W.K. has been recruited for the closing ceremony.

On top of that, Corrosion Of Conformity, Lucifer, Danava, ASG, Primitive Man, Howling Giant, Idle Hands, and Thrown Into Exile will be performing at the festival’s pre-party event, which will take place at Daylight Beach Club on August 15.

1349, Full Of Hell, Etc. Added To 2019 Psycho Las Vegas

1349, Beach House, Full Of Hell, Mark Lanegan, and Mork have all been added to the 2019 Psycho Las Vegas festival. The event will take place at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV on August 16-18 and previously announced acts include: Electric Wizard, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Clutch, Bad Religion, High On Fire, The Black Angels, Carcass, Triumph Of Death, The Faint, Cold Cave, Glassjaw, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, Fu Manchu, Deafheaven, Graveyard, En Minor, Old Man Gloom, Power Trip, Rotting Christ, Goatwhore, Oranssi Pazuzu, Black Mountain, Perturbator, Tobacco, Nothing, Soft Kill, The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, YOB, The Obsessed, Kadavar, Amenra, Grails, Truckfighters, Candy, Warhorse, Night Horse, Devil Master, Isla, Hangman’s Chair, Dvne, La Witch, Royal Thunder, Tomb Mold, and The Heavy Eyes.

Bad Religion, Graveyard, Goatwhore, Etc. Added To 2019 Psycho Las Vegas

More bands have been added to the 2019 Psycho Las Vegas festival. The event will take place at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV on August 16-18 and the updated lineup includes all of the following: Electric Wizard, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Clutch, Bad Religion, High On Fire, The Black Angels, Carcass, Triumph Of Death, The Faint, Cold Cave, Glassjaw, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, Fu Manchu, Deafheaven, Graveyard, En Minor, Old Man Gloom, Power Trip, Rotting Christ, Goatwhore, Oranssi Pazuzu, Black Mountain, Perturbator, Tobacco, Nothing, Soft Kill, The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, YOB, The Obsessed, Kadavar, Amenra, Grails, Truckfighters, Candy, Warhorse, Night Horse, Devil Master, Isla, Hangman’s Chair, Dvne, La Witch, Royal Thunder, Tomb Mold, and The Heavy Eyes.

Carcass, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Etc. Added To 2019 Psycho Las Vegas

More bands have been added to the 2019 Psycho Las Vegas festival. The event will take place at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV on August 16-18 and the newly announced acts include: Carcass, Grails, Truckfighters, The Black Angels, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, and Hangman’s Chair. Previously announced acts include: En Minor, Clutch, Deafheaven, Old Man Gloom, Power Trip, Fu Manchu, Rotting Christ, Amenra, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, High On Fire, Glassjaw, YOB, Perturbator, Kadavar, and Oranssi Pazuzu.