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Critically-acclaimed post-hardcore outfit KEN Mode have premiered a video for the track “The Promises of God” online – watch it below. “The Promises of God” was taken from KEN Mode’s new album, ‘Entrench’. KEN Mode has also announced a brief North American tour. The tour, which starts on August 30 will bookend their forthcoming appearance at the 2014 edition of the Hopscotch Festival. A list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.

Finnish hardcore heroes Unkind unveil their breathtaking new video for “Olemisen Pelko” today. Translated into English as ‘Fear of Being’, “Olemisen Pelko” is taken from sixth studio album ‘Pelon Juuret’ and the video was created by band member Pekka, who is credited as “sound and confusion” on the album; the master of synths and samples for the band. In addition, the band have confirmed a mammoth 23-date European tour supporting the mighty KEN mode.

Josh Hogan is a crazy busy guy and an important figure in the Canadian East Coast metal scene. He performs vocals for the band Orchid’s Curse and also runs his own record label, Diminished Fifth Records (Last Call Chernobyl, Death Valley Driver, The Daisy Anthesis). He recently took some time out of his busy schedule to exclusively tell PureGrainAudio what he considers to be the 10 albums of 2011. Read below to see what releases could potentially influence a future Orchid’s Curse album.

Ken Mode has been everywhere as of late! The band is gearing up to release ‘Venerable’ via Profound Lore Records on March 15th and has found much support from press and fans alike. Additionally, the band has revealed extensive touring plans (including a trip to SXSW). Now, Ken Mode has teamed with Revolver Magazine to give fans another chance to hear their upcoming masterpiece. Visit Revolver now to check out “A Wicked Pike” from ‘Venerable’ and check out the magazine’s interview with…