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Heavy Metal News Recap: July 28th

July 28, 2011


Here is the news sent to us today:

SUICIDE SILENCE: will appear on Sirius XM’s “Liquid Metal” premiering this Thurs at 7:00pm Eastern. Mitch Lucker (vocals) and Mark Heylmun (guitar) hit the studio with Liquid Metal’s Jose Mangin to play songs from their new album “The Black Crown” (Century Media), talk about the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Tour they are currently on and some of their current and all-time favorite metal tracks. The Black Crown debuted at #28 on the Billboard Top 200 last week with over 14,500 copies sold in the U.S.

More news after the warp:

SHIPROCKED: Los Angeles, CA – July 28, 2011 – Monster Energy joins ShipRocked 2011 as it sets sail November 14-19, 2011 from Ft. Lauderdale, FL, heading for the tip of Mexico and the Caribbean. Now in its fourth year, ShipRocked brings a mix of classic and new rock powerhouses upon the seas featuring LA’s multi-platinum Buckcherry, along with progressive metal pioneers Queensrÿche, Oklahoma retro rockers Hinder, metal desperados Hellyeah, the hard rocking crowd favorite Sevendust, Australia’s hot export Sick Puppies, rock radio mainstays Candlebox and alt-rock pioneers Filter, funk-rock champions Living Colour, and LA’s road warriors In This Moment, are all sure to wreak havoc on the high seas. Main support comes from SR perennials and favorites Lynam as well as the inescapable Texas thunder of Broken Teeth and new sensation Rival Sons. www.GetShipRocked.com

VOYAGER: Western Australia’s masters of progressive metal experimentation VOYAGER have signed with the New Jersey-based prog metal pros at Sensory Records for the release of their upcoming fourth full-length album, The Meaning of I. Conceived in 1999 by German-born musician Danny Estrin, VOYAGER are certainly well known throughout the prog metal circuit worldwide, having carved an incredible, diehard cult fanbase since inception. The unit’s previous three albums display their unique and even strange integration of symphonic, electronic and progressive elements crafted into a seamless, incredibly executed, multi-genre style all their own, bridging gaps between metal subgenres and even verging on 80’s pop. http://www.voyager-australia.com

ISOLATION: Today, CVLT Nation is hosting a stream of “Closing A Circle,” from German blackened doom rockers, ISOLATION. “Closing A Circle” is the title track from the band’s recently released debut full-length. Commented guitarist/vocalist Johannes Schmid: “The song is certainly one of the strongest tracks on the album and that’s why we chose it as the title track. The song contains nearly all elements that define our music. Lyrically, the song is about those moments in life where mistakes seem to repeat themselves and you feel you cannot to do anything about it.” Witness the gloom, by point your browser HERE. http://www.cvltnation.com/isolation-%E2%80%93-closing-a-circlenow-streaming/

ALL ELSE FAILS: Set to release their upcoming third studio album “The Oracle, What Was, Is And What Could Have Been” on Suicidal Bride Records August 19, 2011, the Canadian metalcore force of All Else Fails has posted the season 5 premiere of their webisode series “Studio Spaces” online. The webisode follows the band during their headline show at the Boonstock Festival in Gibbons, AB on July 1st with behind the scenes clips and a live performance of their track “The Burden of Life” while Five Finger Death Punch vocalist Ivan Moody hands the band beers as they rock to a crowd of thousands. To view the video please visit the following link. – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z40X8ATmJFs

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One Response to Heavy Metal News Recap: July 28th

  1. Janella on August 17, 2011 at 6:23 am

    Informative as always. Should be called news from the underground.

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