New Tours> 360 National Tours Listed in 2017

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6-19 September Tour with Red Fang
6-19 Sept Tour with Richie Kotzen
6-19 August tour with Gideon
6-19 Aug Sept tour with Abigail Williams
6-17 North American Festivals
6-14 July August Tour with Deafheaven
6-10 Sept Oct With Arch Enemy
6-10 September tour with Mastadon
6-10 Sept with Deep Purple & Judas Priest
6-10 Sept Oct Tour with Zeal & Arbor
6-10 Sept Oct Tour with Wintersun
6-6 Aug Spt with Mushroomhead
6-3 August Sept With Monolord
6-3 June July with Exmortis
6-2 July August  Summer Slaughter Tour
6-2 July Tour with Ringworm
6-2 June July Tour With Duel
5-29 June Tour With Filth
5-24 June July Tour with Weedeater
5-20 August Sept Tour with Dead Daisies
5-20 June July Tour with Code Orange
5-20 August Tour with Pathology
5-17 July Tour with GWAR
5-17 July Tour with Havok
5-2 July August tour with Otep
5-1 July Tour with Weedeater
5-1 June July Tour with The Acacia Strain
5-1 June Tour with Operation Mindcrime
4-25 May Tour with Howling Giant
4-25 May June tour with The Atlas Moth
4-13 May June July tour with Insomnium
4-8 April May Tour with Kamelot
4-8 June Tour with Hail Sagan
4-3 May Tour with Aboleth
4-2 June Tour with Brujeria
3-18 May June tour with Chon
3-18 June July tour with YOB
3-18 July Tour with BLS and COC
3-18 Buckethead pike #59 Ydrapoej
3-12 March April with Nightwish
3-11 2018  Album Release Dates
3-9 May June with Combichrist
3-4 June July tour with Black Dahlia Murder
2-5 June Juily Tour with Tesseract
2-5 March tour with Mayhem
2-5 May June with King Gizzard
2-5 May June tour Primus & Mastodon

1-26 May/June Devastation of the Nation
1-15 Agonia and Metal Blade Updates


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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 Album Releases  

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July Releases

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
7-6 Atrocity Okkult II Massacre Exp  
7-6 Devin Townsend Live Ocean Machine Napalm   Roman Theater
7-6 Lucifer II Napalm Retro  
7-6 Immortal Northern Chaos Gods Nuclear Blast Black  
7-6 Kissin Dynamite Ecstasy Napalm Power  
7-6 Not My Master* Disobey Rockshots Extreme Groove  
7-8 Tremonti A Dying Machine Napalm    
7-13 Armory The Search Napalm Speed  
7-13 Between the Buried Me Automata II Sumerian  Prog  
7-13 Black Fast Spectre of Ruin eOne Prog Thrash  
7-13 Deafheaven Ordinary Corrupt Human Love Epitaph Shoegaze  
7-13 Firtan Okeans Napalm Pagan Black  
7-13 Kill No Albatross* Speak True Evil   Alternative  
7-13  Maggot Heart Dusk to Dusk TSV   Supergroup
7-13 Obscura Diluvium Relapse Death  
7-13 Primordial Spirit the Earth Aflame 2000 Napalm Celtic Black  
7-13 Primordial Storm Before the Calm  2002 Napalm Celtic Black  
7-20 The Agony Scene Tormentor Outerloop    
7-20 The Apocalypse Blues Revue The Shape of Blue to Come Mascot   Godsmack Members
7-20 Epica Attack on Titan E.P. Nuclear Blast Sym  
7-20 Powerwolf The Sacrament of Sin Napalm Power  
7-20 Scars on Broadway S/T     Daron Malakian
7-20 Skeletonwitch Devouring Radiant Light Prosthetic Thrash  
7-27 Dee Snider For the love of Metal Napalm Heavy  
7-27 Michael Romeo War of the Worlds Music Theories   Symphony X
7-27 Mono Inc. Welcome to Hell Napalm    
7-27 OTEP Kult 45 Napalm Alt  
7-27 Redemption Long Night's Journey into Day Napalm Prog Metal  
7-27 Saltatio Mortis Brot und Spiele Napalm    
7-31 Phideaux Infernal   Prog  

August Releases

Date Artist Release Label Genre Notes
8-3 Lord of the  Lost Thornstar Napalm    
8-3 Soreption Monument of the End   Death  
8-10 Mad Max 35 Napalm    
8-10 The Magpie Salute High Water I Mascot Rock  
8-10 Night Demon Live Darkness Napalm Heavy Live
8-10 Primal Fear Apocalypse Frontiers Heavy  
8-10 Van Canto Trust in Rust Napalm Metalcappella  
8-10 Venom Inc. War / Warhead  E.P. Napalm Thrash Punk Early Extrme  
8-17 Baest Danse Macabre Napalm Death  
8-17 Doro Forever Warriors, Forever United Nuclear Blast Heavy  
8-17 Innumerable Forms Punishment in Flesh Profound Lore    
8-17 Moonspell  Lisboa Under the Spell Napalm Melodic 3 Disc set
8-20 Neoplassis Abomination Programmed E.P Independent Brutal Death Metal bandcamp
8-23 Cast The Stone Empyrean Atrophy Agonia   All Star line up
8-24 Dark Millennium Where Oceans Collide Napalm Melodic   
8-24 Mob Rules Beast Reborn  Napalm  Power  
8-24 Moonspell Wolfheart 1995 Napalm Melodic  
8-31 Beyond The Black Heart of the Hurricane Napalm    
8-31 Black Mirrors Look into the Black Mirror Napalm    
8-31 Iskald Innhostinga Napalm Melodic Black  
8-31 Sear Bliss Letters from the Edge Napalm Atmo Black  
8-31 U.D.O. Steel Factory Napalm Heavy  

September Releases

Date Artist Release Label  Genre Notes
9-7 Cauldron New Gods Napalm Heavy  
9-7 Clutch Book of Bad Decisions Napalm    
9-7 Korpiklaani Kulkija Nuclear Blast Folk  
9-7 The Skull  The Endless Road Turns Tee Pee Doom x Trouble members
9-14 DC4 Atomic Highway HighVolMusic   Super Group
9-14 Dream Child Death do we Meet Again Frontiers   All Star Line Up
9-14 Grave Digger The Living Dead Napalm Heavy  
9-14 Once Human Stage of Evolution Naplam Thrash  
9-14 Treat Tunguska Frontiers    
9-14 Uriah Heep Living the Dream Frontiers Rock  
9-28 Revocation The Outer Ones Metal Blade Death Thrash