New Tours> 360 National Tours Listed in 2017

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1-15 Agonia and Metal Blade Updates
1-14 May Tour With Bloodbath
1-14 May tour with Defeated Sanity
1-14 Feb March with McSabbath
1-14 March April tour with Royal Thunder
1-14  March April  tour with Primitive Man
1-14 Jan Feb with Eyehategod
1-14 February tour with Igorrr
1-13 March April with Michael Schenker
1-6 Feb March with Khemmis
1-6 Jan Feb Tour with Pallbearer
1-6 February tour with Harm's Way
1-5 January Dates for Sleep
1-4 February Tour with Darkest Hour
12-27 March April The Contortionist
12-27 April May with Steven Wilson
12-27 April May with Alice in Chains
12-27 March Tour with STP
12-27 Feb March Motionless on White
12-27  January Tour with Monarch
12-19 January Tour with Skinlab
12-17 February Tour with Septic Flesh
12-11 January tour with Meshuggah
12-11 April May Tour with Soulfly/ Nile
12-11 Feb March tour with Iced Earth
12-5 January tour with Iron Reagan
12-5 March April Tour Cradle of Filth
12-5 March April Tour Protest The Hero
12-3 March Tour with Watain
11-30  2017  Album Release Dates
11-30 2018  Album Release Dates
11-27 February Tour with Conan
11-27 December Tour with Through Fire
11-16 Feb with The Atlas Moth
11-16 December with Clutch / DTP
11-15 Nov Dec Tour with Hatebreed
11-14 January Tour with Red Fang
11-14 January Tour with Anti Flag
11-14 January Tour with Cognitive
11-12 Jan Feb Tour with BLS
10-9 North American Festivals


Martin E. Ain R.I.P.: Oct 21st, 2017
Mick Zane passed away on December 23rd of 2016
Adam Sagan passed away on Dec 5th 2016 from Lyphoma
Leonard Haze, the original drummer for veteran Bay Area rock band Y&T, has died at the age of 61.
Nick Menza passed away from a heart attack on 5-21-2016
4-18-16 Aleah Stanbridge passed away after a battle with cancer at the age of 39
Riverside Guitarist Piotr Grudziñski passed away on February 22 2016 at the age of 40
Tregenda R.I.P.
1-24-16 Jimmy Bain passes away at the age of 68
Lemmy passed away on 12-28-15 at the age of 70
Singer David Van Landing passed away on 11-17-15 at the age of 51 from a car accident !
Philthy Animal Phil Taylor passed away on November 11th 2015 at the age of 61

10-18-2015  Sadly, Bassist Frank Watkins has lost his battle with cancer.     REST IN PEACE

AJ Pero Passed away on 3-20-15
R.I.P. Ryan Stanek
Jonathan Athon
Wayne Static R.I.P.

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2018 Release Dates


Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
1-1 Abigor Hollenzwang Avantgarde Black  
1-1 Angantyr Foragt E.P. Northern Silence Black  
1-1 Bestialord  Law of the Burning   Doom  
1-1 Bolg Pague Vaccine Hass Weg Black  
1-1 Decemberance Inside Endless Winter Death Doom  
1-1 Demon Goat Elitist  E.P.   Black Doom  
1-1 Dowager Hymns for the Dead E.P.   Doom  
1-1 Gangrena Gasosa Gente Ruim   Crossover  
1-1 Henry Metal War In Heaven   Heavy  
1-1 Inquinamentum 8342   Black  
1-1 Ironic Punishment Division Trigger Warning   Doom  
1-1 Infestum Les Rites De Passage Lacerated Enemy Black  
1-1 Jassa Incarnation of a Higher Gnosis Fallen Empire Black  
1-1 Master Sword Shadow and Steel   Power  
1-1 Mortis Mutilati The Stench of  Death Naturmacht Black  
1-1 Roast Dead Monstrous Butchery   Gore Grind  
1-1 Terrorhammer In  the Name of Hell Deathrune Black Thrash  
1-1 Ylian World Fashion Sucks   Melodic  
1-1 Warthorn G.O.D. Envenomed Death Thrash  
1-2 Bron Where the Leaden Dawn Meets Iron Shores   Atmo Black  
1-2 Minneriket Anima Sola   Amb Black  
1-2 Moongate Guardian Leave the Nothern Mountains   Epic Black  
1-3 The Great Machine Respect na na  Doom  
1-3 Gunslinger Earthquake in E Minor 2008 Purple Pyramid Heavy  
1-3 Rancid Skull Catharsis   Thrash  
1-3 Spawn of Annililatiom Insurrection Brute Death  
1-3 Sulpher Seas Suzanne   Black  
1-3 Unholy Slough S/T Narcoleptica Doom  
1-4 Ousiodes Pymander   Power  
1-5 Cryptic Rising Old Wound E.P. Skyburnsblack Post  
1-5 Dagger Lust Siege Bondage   Extreme  
1-5 Deafened In Heaven   Doom  
1-5 Doom:VS Aeternum Vale  2006 Solitude Fun Doom Johan Ericson
1-5 Gorezia Vaginal Mutilation 2017 Narcoleptica Death  
1-5 Iduxion Mental Monopolio E.P.   Death Thrash  
1-5 Shining* X Varg Utan Flock Season of Mist Black  
1-5 Sinistro* Sangue Cassia Season of Mist Doom  
1-5 Substratum Permission to Rock Swords and Chains Heavy  
1-5 Watain* Trident Wolf Eclipse   Black  
1-5 Summoning* With Doom we Come Napalm  Black  
1-5 Weedpecker III Stickman Psy Doom  
1-6 Nocturne The Burning Silence Talheim Black  
1-6 Orphaned Land Unsung Prophits and Dead Messiahs Century Media Melodic  
1-7 Mental Cruelty Purgatorium Rising Nemisis Deathcore  
1-8 Hellish God The Evil Emanations Everlasting Spew Death  
1-9 Evil Nerfal Bellum Est Pater Grimm Black  
1-9 Perfect Beings* Vier Inside Out Prog Sean Reinert
1-10 Barglar Suicide Cocktail E.P.  Cvlminus Heavy Black  
1-10 Cruentator Ain't War Hell   Thrash  
1-10 Djinn And Miskatonic Even God Must Die Transcending Obscurity Doom  
1-11 Feasting on Darkness Souls of Chaos   Prog Death  
1-11 Negator Grablegung   Black  
1-12 The 3rd Attempt Egocidal Dark Essence Black  
1-12 Audrey Horne * Blackout  Napalm    
1-12 Avatar* Avatar Country Eone    
1-12 Battle Tales The Ire of the Condemned Battle Tales Folk  
1-12 Bleeding Gods DODEKATHLON Nuclear Blast    
1-12 Bloodshot Dawn Reanimation Hostile Media  Tech Death  
1-12 Boethiah Invocation of the Xenolith   Death  
1-12 C.O.C.* No Cross No Crown Nuclear Blast Doom  
1-12 Grave Spirit The Beast Unburdened by Flesh  E.P.      
1-12 Hamfero* Tamsins Likam Metal Blade    
1-12 Hell Bent S/T  E.P.   Crossover  
1-12 Heidevolk* Vuur van verzet Napalm Folk  
1-12 Joe Satriani What Happens Next Legacy Prog  
1-12 Kayak* Seventeen Inside Out Prog Rock  
1-12 Kayleth Colossus Argonauta Stoner  
1-12 Leaves Eyes* Sign of the Dragonhead AFM  Sym  
1-12 Ols Wolf Faustian Mass Divebomb Heavy  
1-12 Panphage Jord Nordvis Black  
1-12 Rotted Pestilent Tomb Head Split Death  
1-12 Scaphism Unutterable Horror's Horror Pain Gore Death Death  
1-12 Stormtrooper Pride Before A Fall 2016 High Roller NWOBHM  
1-12 Trespass Footprints in the Rock Mighty NWOBHM  
1-12 Upheaval Altar of Ash   Doom  
1-12 Vimana The Collapse E.P. Willowtip Tech Death  
1-12 White Wizzard Infernal Overdrive M-Theory Heavy  
1-13 Crash Syndrom Postmortem Solutioins to Mundane Issues Obliteration Goregrind  
1-13 Soulinpain Adversary Australis Death  
1-13 Utvar Ghosts  E.P. Metal Mayhem HQ Shoegaze  
1-13 Zulmet Satans Nunnor   Black  
1-14 Brutaliate S/T   Death  
1-14 Carrion King A Funeral Pyre  E.P.   Melodic Death  
1-14 Catervatim Serpent Sheperd   Death  
1-14 Device Godless  E.P.   Death Thrash  
1-14 Helroth I, Pagan 2016 Art of Night Pagan Folk  
1-14 Krzysztof Slowikowski Contra Guitar Playthrough   Prog  
1-14 Luna Azure Mythic Drama E.P.   Black  
1-14 Mercy's Dirge S/T  E.P.   Extreme  
1-14 Sardonic Wrath  A Journey of Ice   Exp  
1-15 Cloven Hoof The Definite Part 1 2008 Metal Nation Heavy  
1-15 Destructing Sequence An Agonizing Journey   Prog Extreme  
1-15 Edgeflame Beyond the Pale Carcass Narcoleptica Heavy Thrash  
1-15 Extinction of Mankind Storm of Resentment MCR Crust  
1-15 Geomancer Khatt Al-Raml Inverted Grim Mill Stoner  
1-15 Grajo Slowgod II Underground Gods Psy Doom  
1-15 Granatus Bellum Perpetua cvminus Black  
1-15 Higurd Egozentrik 2016 Wolfmound Black  
1-15 Labyrinth Entrance Monumental Bitterness      
1-15 Last Legion Musspellheims Gravel Extreme Viking  
1-15 Make A Change... Kill Yourself IV Cursed Amb  
1-15 Neter Inferus Satanath Death  
1-15 Rotting Kingdom S/T   E.P. Godz of War Doom Death  
1-15 Sabhankra From the Frozen Mounyains Metalism Melodic  
1-15 Wyrmwoods Earth Made Flesh Inverse Atmo  
1-19 Anvil Pounding the Pavement Steamhammer Heavy Power  
1-19 Arkona* Khram Napalm Pagan Folk  
1-19 Black Label Society Grimmest Hits eOne Southern Doom  
1-19 Dalriada Nyaruto Nails  Folk  
1-19 Evil Warriors Far From Reality   Extreme  
1-19 Joe Perry and Friends Sweetzerland Manifesto Roman Rock  
1-19 Of Mice and Men Defy Rise    
1-19 Lechery We are all Born Evil Bleeding Music Heavy  
1-19 Magnum* Lost on the Road to Eternity SPV Hard Rock  
1-19 Meden Agan  Catharsis No Regrets Sym Goth  
1-19 Micheal Schenker Group Assault Attack 1982 Napalm Heavy  
1-19 Moonlight Nate Metal Mind Prog Goth  
1-19 Sonic Prophecy* Savage Gods  Rockshots    
1-19 Terror Universal* Make Them Bleed Minus Head    
1-19 Tragedian* Unholy Divine Ice Warrior Power Speed  
1-19 Unshine* Astrala Rockshots Post  
1-19 Walking Papers WP2 Load and Proud    
1-19 Yhdarl Loss I Voidhanger  Black Doom  
1-19 ZOM Nebulos Argonauta    
1-22 Apophys Devoratis Ultimate Massacre Death  
1-26 Abysmal Grief Blashema Secta Sun and Moon Doom  
1-26 Accuser Time For Silence Metalblade Groove Thrash  
1-26 Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa Black Coffee Mascot    
1-26 Burdens Within   Pavement    
1-26 The Dead Centuries* Race Against Time Bandcamp Prog  
1-26 Hamatom Bestie Napalm    
1-26 Hooded Menace Ossuarium Silhouettes Unhallowed Season of Mist Extreme  
1-26  Lione / Conti S/T     Supergroup
1-26 Loudness Rise to Glory earMusic Heavy  
1-26 Machine Head Catharsis Nuclear Blast Groove  
1-26 Mammoth Grinder Cosmic Crypt Pelapse Hardcore  
1-26 Mike Leponds Silent Assassins Pawn of Prophecy Frontiers    
1-26 Phill Campbell and the Bastard Sons Age of Absurdity Nuclear Blast    
1-26 Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals Choosing Mental Illness as a Virtue Housecore    
1-26 Saint Tragedy Prolonging the Agony Pavement    
1-26 Testament  The Gathering 1999 Napalm Thrash  
1-26 Testament Demonic   1997 Napalm Thrash  
1-26 Testament Live at the Fillmore 1995 Napalm Thrash  
1-26 Testament First Strike and Still Deadly  2001 Napalm Thrash  
1-26 Therion Beloved Antichrist      
1-26 Tribulation Down Below Century Media Melodic  
1-26 Vinide The Beginning Scene Inverse Sym  

February Releases

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
2-2 Genocide Pact Order of Torment Relapse Death  
2-2 King Gizzard & The Lizzard Wizard* Polygondwanaland Blood Prog Exp  
2-2 Long Distance Clling Boundless Inside Out Prog  
2-2 Saxon Thunderbolt Militia Guard NWOBHM  
2-2 Turbonegro Rocknroll Machine      
2-2 W.A.S.P. Re- Idolized Napalm Heavy  
2-8 Rumahoy The Triumph of Piracy Napalm Folk  
2-9 The Atlas Moth Coma Noir Prosthetic    
2-9 Legend of the Seagullmen S/T Dine Alone   Supergroup
2-9 Mithridatic He Who Lies Underneath Xenokorp Extreme  
2-9 Rumahoy The Triumph of Piracy Napalm Folk  
2-9 Visigoth Conqueror's Oath Metal Blade Power  
2-16 Escape the Fate I Am Human  Better Noise Core  
2-16 Huntsmen American Scrap Prosthetic    
2-16 Letters from the Colony Vignette Nuclear Blast    
2-16 Miracle The Strife of Love in a Dream Relapse    
2-16 Painted Doll   Tee Pee   Chris Reifert , Dave Hill
2-16 Windhand / Satan's Satyrs Split Relapse Doom  
2-16 Sainted Sinners Back with a Vengeance El Puerto   David  Reece
2-16 Thaurorod Coast of Gold Drakkar Prog Power  
2-23 Chris Bay Chasing the Sun SPV   Freedom Call vocalist
2-23 Dimmu Borgir Interdimensional Summit 7' Nuclear Blast Sym Black  
2-23 Megahertz Offiziell Komet Napalm    
2-23 Necrophobic   Century Media    
2-23 Thy Antichrist Wrath of the Beast Napalm Black  
2-23 Usurpress Interregnum Agonia Death Sludge  
2-23  We Sell the Dead Heaven Doesn't want you and Hell is Full Earmusic   Super Group

March 2018

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
3-2 Andrew W.K. Music isn't Worth Living For      
3-2 Michael Schenker Fest Resurrection Nuclear Blast    
3-2 Oceans of Slumber  The Banished Heart Century Media Melodic  
3-2 Voidhanger Dark Days of the Soul Agonia Death Thrash  
3-9 Jimi Hendrix Both Sides of the Sky Legacy Rock 10 never Released Tracks
3-9 Judas Priest Firepower Epic  Heavy  
3-9 Suicidal Tendencies  Get Your Fight On E.P.   Crossover  
3-9 Tax The Heat Change Yor Position Nuclear Blast    
3-16 The Crown Cobra Speed Venom Metal Blade Melodic Death  
3-16 Green Druid Ashen Blood Earache Doom  
3-16 Earthless Black Heaven Nuclear Blast    
3-16 Susperia The Lyricist Agonia Melodic  
3-23 W.E.T. Earthrage Frontiers   Supergroup
3-30 Mark Rizzo Rotation Combat Prog  

April 2018

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes