Afekth: video for 'Maggie'


Afekth have published a video for their song 'Maggie', which appeared on their 2009 EP The First Two Names. Watch it below. A rerecorded version of the song will appear on the band's upcoming debut full-length, which they are currently working on. The video contains footage taken over the course of the last few weeks, including some live shots.

The Geeks And The Alcoholic Genius: live footage available


Some live footage of The Geeks and the Alcoholic Genius, performing in Nantes, France without a vocalist has appeared on YouTube. Watch it below. The band are still on the lookout for a singer, and interested parties can contact them by email. Check the video or its description on YouTube for an email address.

TesseracT: Autumn tour dates announced


TesseracT have announced a list of all their tour dates this Autumn. They will will be touring their home country in September, after which they will tour North America with Devin Townsend and Periphery on select dates, all the way through to early November. In December, they will play three dates in India as part of the Great Indian Rock Festival, with Enslaved and Bonded By Blood. The full list of dates can be viewed below.

Scarred By Beauty: new live footage


Scarred By Beauty have published a new video with footage from their August 20th show in Loppen, Denmark, supporting Gojira. Watch it below. The sound quality is unfortunately lacking. The band are currently recording their debut full-length album.

TesseracT: touring and album update


TesseracT have posted an update featuring all their upcoming tourdates in the UK, North America and India. They will be playing a warmup show for their USA tour in their homecountry on October 1st at The Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes, UK, supported by Monuments, Heart of a Coward and Visions.

MetalSucks have also posted an update about the US tour, in which they state that the band will be releasing an EP titled 'Concealing Fate', rather than a full-length album, on October 12th. The information supposedly comes from a source at Century Media, with whom the band signed recently. However, the news has not been confirmed anywhere else.

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Euroblast festival: running order announced, tickets available (updated)


It has just been announced that Monuments will be headlining the sixth edition of Euroblast festival, which is set to take place in Cologne, Germany on October 23rd this year. Tickets are now available from The language can be changed to English in the top right corner of the page. The full running order is as follows, from last to first:

Chimp Spanner
Eryn Non Dae.
Uneven Structure
Divine Temptation

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UPDATE: the organisers have posted a press release on the festival website, with some more information about the lineup and the venue.

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TesseracT to play Great Indian Rock festival


TesseracT have announced that they will be co-headlining this year's Great Indian Rock festival with Enslaved and Purified in Blood. They will be playing three shows in December. Tour dates can be viewed below.

17/12/2010 - Elysium Lawns, Koregaon Park, Pune, India
18/12/2010 - Hamsadhwani Open Air Theatre, Pragati Maidan, Delhi, India
19/12/2010 - Palace Grounds, Gayathri Vihar, Bangalore, India

Read the announcement on Myspace.

The Ocean: 'Anthropocentric' album details revealed


The Ocean have revealed the tracklisting for their upcoming full-length album 'Anthropocentric', which is due to be released in November this year. View it below. The album was written at the same time as their previous effort 'Heliocentric'. The new album is supposed to be heavier. About this, guitarist Jonathan Nido states: "The sound is more dense and maybe a tad more raw, which suits the songs perfectly." Mastering is planned for August 25th.

The band will also be supporting The Dillinger Escape Plan on their European tour this fall. Tourdates are available on their Myspace page.

1. Anthropocentric
2. The Grand Inquisitor I: Karamazov Baseness
3. She Was The Universe
4. For He That Wavereth…
5. The Grand Inquisitor II: Roots & Locusts
6. The Grand Inquisitor III: A Tiny Grain of Faith
7. Sewers Of The Soul
8. Wille Zum Untergang
9. Heaven TV
10. The Almightiness Contradiction
11. The Grand Inquisitor IV: Exclusion From Redemption (Bonus track)

Read the announcement on Myspace.

Scarred By Beauty: fourth studio update video


Scarred By Beauty have published a fourth studio update video, in which they introduce their new bass player Chris. Watch it below. The band are currently recording their debut full-length album. The video features some bass tracking footage, as well as some live footage from their show with Gojira in Berlin, Germany on August 11th.

Meshuggah: footage from Brutal Assault performance


Some footage of Meshuggah playing their song 'Pravus' at the 15th anniversary edition of Brutal Assault festival on August 14th, has been uploaded to YouTube. Watch it below.


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