Formed in July 2014, Paducah, Kentucky’s CRYPTIC HYMN forge blackened death metal that’s diverse with its aggressive, grim and melodic approach. Featuring ex-Voyage of Slaves members Dave Palenske, Jon Grace, and Nathaniel Vowell as well as Josh Mumford of Anagnorisis, the band is currently in pre-production working on their debut release. In the meantime, they have unleashed their first single ‘Revel In Disgust’ at the following links below to show fans what they have brewing for 2015.
With their 30 year anniversary looming, founding AGGRESSION guitarist Denis 'Sasquatch' Barthe has handpicked the finest musicians around him to reform the 80's thrashers for their first US tour this coming March (dates listed below). The 'Forsaken East Coast Survival Tour' will kick off at 2015 edition of Defenders of The Old Festival in Brooklyn, NY on March 13th that includes Exciter, Riot V, The Rods and many more.
Calgary, AB's Throne of Vengeance will be performing live on local radio show Hell's Hosers on CJSW 90.9 FM on Wednesday, August 20th at 2pm (MT). They'll be laying down some new tunes and talking about their upcoming Alberta Festival dates at The Lethbridge Dethfest on August 29th, Beaverfest on August 30th and Alberta's Own on August 31st. During their fest dates, TOV will be sharing the stage with fellow Canuck metal bands Golers, Death Toll Rising, Kryosphere, Comeback Kid, Protest The Hero, Nightseeker, Striker, The Wild! and Titans Eve.
Gracing the stage with the likes of ARKONA, TURISAS, ALESTORM, and BLACKGUARD, Toronto, ON's band of beer drinking progressive folk metallers PROTOKULT return in 2014 with their new album 'No Beer In Heaven' out officially today, August 8th and available on bandcamp here to follow up to 2011’s ‘Marzena’ EP and 2009’s debut ‘Ancestral Anthems’.