Maryland rockers Clutch have been forced to postpone the September tour dates of the "Earth Rocker" North American Tour. This is due to a health issue with singer Neil Fallon. Most of the shows will be rescheduled and dates are listed below. Support on the rescheduled shows will remain the same and come from The Sword and Crobot.
Polish death metal pioneers Vader just announced the dates for their US "Back To The Black" tour later this fall. Support on this tour will come from Vital Remains, Sacrificial Slaughter, Execration and Extremely Rotten.
There are a lot of "Tribute" bands out there these days but one does stand out among the rest; The Iron Maidens, the world's only all-female Iron Maiden tribute band.
The band has been around since 2001 which speaks volume in itself for a tribute band. To kick things up a notch the ladies will bring their act to the House Of Blues in Anaheim, CA for an event not to be missed.
Dave Lombardo, former drummer for thrash legends Slayer will be featured on the upcoming album by Brazilian-American thrashers Sepultura. Lombardo, who was having some quality time with his kids and dog by the beach near to the studio where Sepultura is recording the new album together with sound guru Ross Robinson (Machine Head, Korn, Fear Factory among others), told Robinson about his whereabouts which lead Ross to ask him if he wanted to guest on the recording.
Antropomorphia's newest album Evangelivm Nekromantia might get banned in Germany? ... What? ... In this day and age we really still entertain such restrictions of art?
Apparently, and the band has reacted to a letter their label Metal Blade Records received from the German BPJM (Federal Department for Media Harmful to Young Persons) that included an indexing request for their album.