It’s Tuesday again, which means it’s time for more Pit Stories!

This week we head into one of the most infamous, bone crunching, bruise-inducing pit activities: the dreaded wall of death.

Jon Bodan from Atlanta prog metal Halcyon Way shared this story with us about a wall of death during a Lamb of God set:

One of my all time favorite band… Read More/Discuss on Metal

Italian speed metal act Gunfire has returned from a ten year absence with the sophomore full length album “Age of Supremacy.” The album is the first since the 2004 debut “Thunder of War” was issued via Battle Cry Records. The band has signed on with Jolly Roger Records for the new album release, which is set for September 8th.

The album will be … Read More/Discuss on Metal

I Killed The Prom Queen has released a new music video for “Bright Enough,” which was directed by Fredrik Sellergren and can be viewed below.

The track hails from I Killed The Prom Queen’s “Beloved” album, out now via Epitaph Records. You can also stream the full album at this location. The track listing is as follows:

01. Beginning Of The En… Read More/Discuss on Metal

Promoters for the DeLand Rock & Metal Festival have announced that Tampa metal act Psykotribe has been added to the Saturday, November 8th portion of the event. The band was recently named to open the Summer Slaughter Tour when it comes to St. Petersburg, Florida on July 29th.

The DeLand Rock & Metal Festival will take place from November 7-9, 2… Read More/Discuss on Metal

Vices’ debut LP, “New Breed,” is out today on Melotov Records and MetalInjection is now hosting a stream of the entire album. Listen in via the player below.

The young Jacksonville, Florida band’s debut full-length “New Breed” was produced by Arthur Rizk (Power Trip).

Vices has toured the nation repeatedly alongside other young punkers like O… Read More/Discuss on Metal

The instrumentalists in Set And Setting have unveiled the first full track from their upcoming Prosthetic debut ?A Vivid Memory.? Take a listen to ?Coping? in the video stream below, which showcases the album?s cover art created by Emily Miller.

Guitarist Shane Handal says, ??Coping? is from the outsider?s perspective in dealing with a loss of s… Read More/Discuss on Metal

Milwaukee’s metallic hardcore/crust outfit Protestant is streaming sophomore LP “In Thy Name” in full courtesy of Noisey. Give it a listen below.

The band’s fifth full-length is out now via Halo Of Flies (and will be released in Europe on August 15th via Throatruiner Records). The following press release was also issued about the band:

"Milwa… Read More/Discuss on Metal

Due to a torn rotator cuff, Corrosion Of Conformity drummer Reed Mullin has been forced to sit out the band’s upcoming live dates. The band comments:

"We are sorry to announce that Reed Mullin will not be onboard for this tour. He’s been playing through pain, awaiting a strategic time to repair a full tear of his rotator cuff. That’s a seriously… Read More/Discuss on Metal

UK drone/doom duo Ommadon is set to release monolithic new album, “V,” next month on August 5th via Domestic Genocide Records.

"V" ? which clocks in at neatly ninety chest-caving minutes ? was recorded completely live in a forest in the highlands of Scotland. Split across four sides of vinyl, the 180 gram double LP was mastered by Billy Anderson… Read More/Discuss on Metal

Svart Records today announces the signing of Lotus Thief, A San Francisco-based duo that will release debut album “Rervm” this coming Autumn on CD, double-vinyl, and digital formats.

Comprising the talents of Bezaelith (Botanist, Mina Loy, The Night Falls) and Otrebor (Botanist, Ordo Obsidium), Lotus Thief weaves a union of metal, space rock, an… Read More/Discuss on Metal

The full lineup for Hoverfest has now been revealed, which will be happening on August 23rd in the alleyway behind Cravedog in Portland, Oregon, at 12:00pm. The lineup is as follows:

Danava (First live show with the band’s new lineup)
Acid King
Witch Mountain
Eight Bells
Wounded Giant
Holy Grove
Mountain God

The following press rel… Read More/Discuss on Metal

Rockstar Energy Drink will be presenting an upcoming tour between Sleeping With Sirens and Pierce The Veil, very incorrectly titled “The World Tour.”

With PTV and SWS alternating the closing spot on the bill, the tour will kick off with an 19+ date U.S. trek, launching November 5th at Woodward Park Rotary Amphitheater in Fresno, CA. Beartooth an… Read More/Discuss on Metal

Legendary metal act Hellion, featuring vocalist Ann Boylen, announced that the band will release the new mini LP “Karma’s A Bitch.” The album is set for release on October 7th via New Renaissance Records in North America and October 8th via HNE/Cherry Red Records in Europe and the UK. The cover artwork was designed by British artist Wolven Claws of… Read More/Discuss on Metal

French noise rock trio Pord will release sophomore LP, “Wild,” via Solar Flare Records on September 8th.

Today the band has united with American Aftermath for the unloading of the first sampling from the album. Check out “Staring Into Space” in the player below. The album’s track listing is as follows:

1. Staring Into Space
2. I’m Swimming H… Read More/Discuss on Metal

Nonpoint is set to release eighth studio album, “The Return,” on September 26th / 29th via Metal Blade Records (excluding North America). The new song “Breaking Skin” is streaming below, and you can find pre-order info at this location.

In February 2014, Nonpoint entered Groovemaster Studios with Grammy Award-nominated producer Johnny K (Disturb… Read More/Discuss on Metal