North America


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.

Et voilà! We’re pleased to present you with the North American premiere of the new music video for “Free,” a rad song from Zodiac’s 2013 release A Hiding Place. After a highly successful 2013, the Münster/Germany-based blues rock four-piece have once again entered Megaphon Tonstudios with producer Martin Meinschäfer to record their next album, which is expected to be released in North America on September 16th. The footage used for this new video was recently shot during the band’s trip to London in order to perform two sets at the Desert Fest UK event at the end of April. Check it out!

Chicago’s experimental avant-drone trio Locrian have premiered the latest in a series of videos from their critically acclaimed new release ‘Return To Annihilation’. The clip for “Panorama of Mirrors” was directed by multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Terrence Hannum and can be viewed below. Additionally, the trio has announced a string of Midwestern September dates including an appearance at Kentucky’s Boomslang Festival. A complete listing of dates is available below.

German quartet We Butter The Bread With Butter has premiered a new video in the U.S. Titled “Alles Was Ich Will,” the song appears on the group’s new full-length album, ‘Goldkinder’, to be released in the U.S. on August 13th – watch the video below. Boasting mixing assistance by the legendary Stefan Glaumann (Rammstein, Apocalyptica) and self-produced by the band, Goldkinder takes WBTBWB’s distinct heavy rock sound interjected with elements of metal and electro-pop to new heights.

Lamb of God’s Chris Adler is pleased to announce his new, exclusive North American endorsement and distribution deal with VRUK Corporation, specifically in conjunction with the Chris Adler Signature VRUK DrumMaster Heel Plate – a vital tool for drummers looking to increase endurance and speed that Chris Adler himself will be distributing exclusively throughout North America.

Beady Eye head to the states this week for their first North American tour dates. The band (Liam Gallagher, Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Chris Sharrock) will be giving fans a first live taste of their debut album, ‘Different Gear’, Still Speeding in a series of concerts beginning in Chicago on June 18th, followed by Toronto on June 20th, New York on June 23rd and Philadelphia on June 25th.