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17/08/12

My Dying Bride

'A Map of All Our Failures' now available to pre-order

The latest opus from UK doom gods My Dying Bride is due to land on October 15th, & is now avialable to pre-order across multiple formats, including double gatefold vinyl & special edition CD/DVD featuring an exclusive band documentary with an insight into the workings of one the UK's most celebrated extreme metal acts. For pre-order information, formats & also exclusive t-shirt bundles, click HERE.

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17/08/12

Cradle Of Filth

'The Manticore & other Horrors' announced for Hallowe'en release

UK extreme metallers Cradle of Filth are set to release their new masterwork ‘The Manticore & other Horrors’ this Hallowe’en on Peaceville Records.

The title of this, Cradle Of Filth's tenth studio full-length, can be likened to a bestiary, a collection of stories on Monsters; personal demons, Chimeras, literary fiends and world-enslaving entities to blame but a few, Manticore being the ravening title track. It is a song about a beautiful mythological horror that comes to be feared as the disfigurehead of foreign occupation in the Indian provinces.

The songs Illicitus and Pallid Reflection bare the sweet ingredients of vampirism and lycanthropy; the wicked For Your Vulgar Delectation and Frost On her Pillow are woven perversely into grim fairytales, whilst classic, monumental tracks like The Abhorrent and Siding With The Titans both extol tentacular Lovecraftian values.

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08/08/12

Aura Noir

'The Merciless' & 'Hades Rise' on vinyl

2 classics of supreme Norwegian blackened thrash are coming to (heavyweight) vinyl on September 3rd. The Merciless contains the bonus track 'Sulphur Void' & can be pre-ordered HERE, & Hades Rise features a cover of the cult Bulldozer song 'Cut-Throat' & can be pre-ordered HERE.

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08/08/12

Anathema

'Alternative 4' coming to vinyl on September 17th

Undoubtedly one of the band's career highlights, & firm fan favourite of masterful emotional rock/metal, Alternative 4 will see a vinyl release on September 17th, & will be presented on 180gm vinyl. Pre-order HERE.

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27/07/12

My Dying Bride

'A Map of all our Failures' coming October

It has been revealed that UK doom heroes My Dying Bride will entitle their forthcoming opus ‘A Map of all our Failures’. It will be released October 15th (USA October 16th) on Peaceville Records on CD, double vinyl & special edition CD/DVD. The album recording & mix was recently completed at Futureworks Studios in Manchester UK, with long-standing production maestro Mags at the helm.

A step up from 2009’s ‘For Lies I Sire’ - which set & subsequently met new heights of expectation placed upon the legendary Yorkshire doom troupe - ‘A Map of all our Failures’ is a further voyage into the darkest depths of humanity, religion, folklore, love & death. My Dying Bride’s distinctively sumptuous dual guitar melodies effortlessly flood into juggernaut doom metal riffs, with the vocals of Aaron Stainthorpe weaving a rich tapestry of tragic tales into the accompanying soundscapes. ‘A Map of all our Failures’ is perhaps best & most effectively summarised by guitarist Andrew Craighan, who describes the album as “a controlled demolition of all your hopes”.

The tracklisting is as follows:

1, Kneel till Doomsday
2, The Poorest Waltz
3, A Tapestry Scorned
4, Like A Perpetual Funeral
5, A Map of all our Failures
6, Hail Odysseus
7, Within The Presence of Absence
8, Abandoned As Christ

My Dying Bride has been the leading force in the death - doom metal genre since their inception in the early 90’s and have gone on to forge a legacy of greatness in the field over the past 2 decades.


The band will also be embarking upon a European tour in December in support of the album, as well as a local appearance at the UK’s esteemed Damnation Festival in November, at which Peaceville will be a proud sponsor to coincide with the label’s 25th anniversary.

Nov 3 2012 – Damnation Festival, Leeds England
Dec 7 2012 - 02 Academy Islington, London England
Dec 8 2012 - Nouveau Casino, Paris France
Dec 9 2012 – Rockfabrik, Ludwigsburg Germany
Dec 11 2012 - Viper Club, Florence Italy
Dec 12 2012 - Magazzini Generali, Milan Italy
Dec 13 2012 - Z7, Pratteln Switzerland
Dec 14 2012 – Batschkapp, Frankfurt Germany
Dec 15 2012  - Eindhoven Metal Meeting Effenaar, Eindhoven Holland

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Live Dates

January 2015

  • 26/01, Rickshaw Theatre - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Mayhem
  • 27/01, Grand Central - Miami, FL, US
    Napalm Death
  • 27/01, El Corazon - Seattle, WA, US
    Mayhem
  • 28/01, State Theatre - Saint Petersburg, FL, US
    Napalm Death
  • 28/01, House of Blues - New Orleans, LA, US
    Behemoth
  • 28/01, Hawthorne Theater Lounge - Portland, OR, US
    Mayhem
  • 29/01, The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 29/01, House of Blues - Houston, TX, US
    Behemoth
  • 30/01, Ziggy's - Winston-Salem, NC, US
    Napalm Death
  • 30/01, DNA Lounge - San Francisco, CA, US
    Mayhem
  • 31/01, House of Blues - Dallas, TX, US
    Behemoth
  • 31/01, Fonda Theatre - Hollywood, CA, US
    Mayhem
  • 31/01, Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, MD, US
    Napalm Death
  • 31/01, Academy - Dublin, Ireland
    At the Gates

February 2015

  • 02/02, Gramercy Theatre - New York, NY, US
    Napalm Death
  • 02/02, Sala - Mexico City, Mexico
    Anathema
  • 02/02, Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM, US
    Behemoth
  • 03/02, Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO, US
    Behemoth
  • 03/02, Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 04/02, The Opera House - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 05/02, The Complex - Salt Lake City, UT, US
    Behemoth
  • 05/02, Mavericks - Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 06/02, Teatro Caupolicán - Santiago, Chile
    Anathema
  • 06/02, House of Blues - Las Vegas, NV, US
    Behemoth
  • 06/02, Club Soda - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 07/02, Palladium - Worcester, MA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 07/02, The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA, US
    Behemoth
  • 07/02, Teatro Vorterix - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Anathema
  • 08/02, The Chance - Poughkeepsie, NY, US
    Napalm Death
  • 08/02, The Fillmore - San Francisco, CA, US
    Behemoth
  • 08/02, Clash Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Anathema
  • 09/02, Agora Theatre & Ballroom - Cleveland, OH, US
    Napalm Death
  • 10/02, El Corazon - Seattle, WA, US
    Behemoth
  • 10/02, Reggie's Rock Club - Chicago, IL, US
    Napalm Death
  • 11/02, Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 11/02, Amsterdam Bar and Hall - St. Paul, MN, US
    Napalm Death
  • 12/02, The Zoo - Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 13/02, The Exchange - Regina, SK, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 13/02, John Dee - Oslo, Norway
    Keep of Kalessin
  • 13/02, Union Hall - Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 14/02, MacEwan Ballroom, University of Calgary - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 14/02, Republik - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 14/02, MacEwan Hall, University of Calgary - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 15/02, Starlite Room - Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 16/02, Garrick Centre - Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 17/02, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Behemoth
  • 17/02, Rickshaw Theatre - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 18/02, Orpheum Theatre - Madison, WI, US
    Behemoth
  • 18/02, Studio Seven - Seattle, WA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 18/02, Unknown venue - Bergen, Norway
    Paradise Lost
  • 18/02, Unknown venue - Bergen, Norway
    At the Gates
  • 19/02, The Hawthrone Theatre - Portland, OR, US
    Napalm Death
  • 20/02, House of Blues - Chicago, IL, US
    Behemoth
  • 20/02, Oakland Metro - Oakland, CA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 21/02, Egyptian Room, Old National Centre - Indianapolis, IN, US
    Behemoth
  • 21/02, E.A. Rawlinson Center for the Arts - Prince Albert, SK, Canada
    Old
  • 21/02, Strummer's - Fresno, CA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 22/02, House of Blues - Cleveland, OH, US
    Behemoth
  • 22/02, House of Blues Sunset Strip - West Hollywood, CA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 23/02, Ergo Arena - Gdansk, Poland
    Katatonia
  • 23/02, Club Red - East Theater - Mesa, AZ, US
    Napalm Death
  • 23/02, St. Andrew's Hall - Detroit, MI, US
    Behemoth
  • 24/02, Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM, US
    Napalm Death
  • 24/02, Phoenix Concert Theatre - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 25/02, Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO, US
    Napalm Death
  • 25/02, Métropolis - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 26/02, Pokalen - Oslo, Norway
    At the Gates
  • 26/02, Granada Theatre - Lawrence, KS, US
    Napalm Death
  • 27/02, Gas Monkey Bar N Grill - Dallas, TX, US
    Napalm Death
  • 27/02, Nöjesfabriken - Karlstad, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 27/02, House of Blues - Boston, MA, US
    Behemoth
  • 28/02, Webster Hall - New York, NY, US
    Behemoth
  • 28/02, Olympic Park - Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Mayhem
  • 28/02, Fitzgerald's - Houston, TX, US
    Napalm Death

March 2015

  • 01/03, Theater of the Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Behemoth
  • 02/03, Fillmore Silver Spring - Silver Spring, MD, US
    Behemoth
  • 03/03, The Fillmore - Charlotte, NC, US
    Behemoth
  • 04/03, Leeds Minster - Leeds, UK
    Anathema
  • 05/03, Exeter Cathedral - Exeter, UK
    Anathema
  • 05/03, Brick By Brick - San Diego, CA, US
    Enslaved
  • 05/03, The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA, US
    Behemoth
  • 06/03, El Rey Theatre - Los Angeles, CA, US
    Enslaved
  • 06/03, Winchester Cathedral - Winchester, UK
    Anathema
  • 06/03, Jannus Live - St Petersburg, FL, US
    Behemoth
  • 07/03, Liverpool Cathedral - Liverpool, UK
    Anathema
  • 07/03, Slim's - San Francisco, CA, US
    Enslaved
  • 07/03, Inferno Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Vital Remains
  • 07/03, Revolution Live - Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
    Behemoth
  • 08/03, Planet Music - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Vital Remains
  • 08/03, Razzmatazz 2 - Barcelona, Spain
    At the Gates
  • 09/03, Hawthorne Theatre - Portland, OR, US
    Enslaved
  • 10/03, Rickshaw Theatre - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Enslaved
  • 11/03, El Corazon - Seattle, WA, US
    Enslaved
  • 12/03, Hafan y Mor Holiday Park - Gwynedd, UK
    Candlemass
  • 13/03, Music Hall - Curitiba, Brazil
    Vital Remains
  • 13/03, Urban Lounge - Salt Lake City, UT, US
    Enslaved
  • 14/03, Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO, US
    Enslaved
  • 16/03, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Enslaved
  • 17/03, Thalia Hall - Chicago, IL, US
    Enslaved
  • 19/03, The Opera House - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Enslaved
  • 20/03, Les Foufounes Electriques - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Enslaved
  • 20/03, Gagarin 205 - Athens, Greece
    Opeth
  • 21/03, Gramercy Theatre - New York, NY, US
    Enslaved
  • 21/03, Principal Club Theater - Thessaloníki, Greece
    Opeth
  • 22/03, Küçükçiftlik Park - Istanbul, Turkey
    Opeth
  • 22/03, Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Enslaved
  • 23/03, Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, MD, US
    Enslaved
  • 23/03, Jolly Joker - Ankara, Turkey
    Opeth
  • 24/03, The Sinclair - Cambridge, MA, US
    Enslaved
  • 27/03, The Wiltern - Los Angeles, CA, US
    At the Gates
  • 28/03, The Regency Ballroom - San Francisco, CA, US
    At the Gates
  • 29/03, Roseland Theater - Portland, OR, US
    At the Gates
  • 30/03, Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    At the Gates
  • 31/03, The Showbox - Seattle, WA, US
    At the Gates

April 2015

  • 01/04, Unknown venue - Oslo, Norway
    Bloodbath
  • 01/04, Unknown venue - Oslo, Norway
    Behemoth
  • 01/04, Unknown venue - Oslo, Norway
    My Dying Bride
  • 01/04, Unknown venue - Oslo, Norway
    Enslaved
  • 01/04, Unknown venue - Oslo, Norway
    Mortuary Drape
  • 02/04, The Complex - Salt Lake City, UT, US
    At the Gates
  • 03/04, Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO, US
    At the Gates
  • 04/04, Bourbon Theatre - Lincoln, NE, US
    At the Gates
  • 04/04, Parc Des Exposition - Colmar, France
    Behemoth
  • 05/04, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    At the Gates
  • 06/04, House of Blues - Chicago, IL, US
    At the Gates
  • 08/04, Phoenix Concert Theatre - Toronto, ON, Canada
    At the Gates
  • 09/04, Métropolis - Montreal, QC, Canada
    At the Gates
  • 09/04, 013 - Tilburg, Netherlands
    Enslaved
  • 09/04, 013 - Tilburg, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 10/04, Royale - Boston, MA, US
    At the Gates
  • 10/04, Empire Control Room & Garage - Austin, TX, US
    Vital Remains
  • 11/04, LKA-Longhorn - Stuttgart, Germany
    Anathema
  • 11/04, Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA, US
    At the Gates
  • 12/04, Webster Hall - New York, NY, US
    At the Gates
  • 12/04, First United Methodist Church, Sarasota - Sarasota, FL, US
    Old
  • 13/04, Amalgame Club - Yverdon-Les-Bains, Switzerland
    Behemoth
  • 13/04, Le Trianon - Paris, France
    Anathema
  • 14/04, Matrix - Bochum, Germany
    Anathema
  • 15/04, Atlantico - Rome, Italy
    Behemoth
  • 16/04, O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire - London, UK
    Anathema
  • 17/04, 013 - Tilburg, Netherlands
    Bloodbath
  • 17/04, Academy - Dublin, Ireland
    Anathema
  • 18/04, Palladium - Worcester, MA, US
    Vital Remains
  • 18/04, Pub Rock - Scottsdale, AZ, US
    Gehenna
  • 25/04, Alte Spinnerei Glauchau - Glauchau, Germany
    Behemoth

May 2015

  • 01/05, Metallsvenskan/brickebackens Ip - Örebro, Sweden
    At the Gates