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Pre-orders are now live for the highly anticipated new album from Whitechapel titled “Mark Of The Blade” courtesy of Metal Blade Records! Check out the title track below and get ready to headbang!

Choose from a variety of packages which include limited edition vinyl, shirts, hoodies, tank tops, box sets, and much more! Find the bundle thats right for you by heading to the link below. The album is available worldwide on June 24th but be sure to order today as items will sell out!






The Black Dahlia Murder are co headlining an epic tour with Suicide Silence this fall! Chelsea Grin and Unique Leader’s Alterbeast will be opening the show on what is sure to be a killer trek. Dates are below…be sure to cruise out!

10/03/14 Bottom Lounge – Chicago, IL
10/04/14 House of Blues – Cleveland, OH
10/05/14 St. Andrew’s Hall – Detroit, MI
10/06/14 Opera House – Toronto, ON
10/07/14 Club Soda – Montreal, QC
10/08/14 Paradise – Boston, MA
10/09/14 Irving Plaza – New York, NY
10/10/14 Theatre of the Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
10/11/14 The Fillmore – Silver Spring, MD (+ MACHINE HEAD)
10/13/14 Revolution – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
10/14/14 The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
10/15/14 Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
10/17/14 House of Blues – Houston, TX
10/18/14 House of Blues – Dallas, TX
10/19/14 Backstage Live – San Antonio, TX (+ WHITECHAPEL, BEARTOOTH)
10/21/14 Club Red – Phoenix, AZ
10/22/14 House of Blues – San Diego, CA
10/23/14 Yost Theatre – Santa Ana, CA
10/24/14 San Manuel Amphitheater – Devore, CA (Knotfest Pre-Party)
10/25/14 Ace of Spades – Sacramento, CA (no SUICIDE SILENCE)
10/26/14 The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
10/28/14 Knitting Factory – Boise, ID
10/29/14 In The Venue – Salt Lake City, UT
10/30/14 The Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO

The Black Dahlia Murder official merch store.



King Diamond has confirmed what has been rumored for several weeks: the band will return to North America for a full tour this Fall! The tour will wrap up with the previously announced performance at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX, and begins on October 11 in Atlanta, GA. Tickets will be on sale online and at box offices nationwide on Friday, June 27th.

King Diamond will be joined on stage, of course, by long time band members Andy LaRocque, Mike Wead, Hal Patino, and Matt Thompson. Additionally, North American fans will be bearing witness to the band’s full European festival stage show. These will be the most ambitious and largest productions in North America in the band’s entire history. A special guest supporting act for the tour will be announced at a later date.

North American Tour 2014
10/11 Atlanta, GA Center Stage
10/13 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore
10/14 New York, NY Best Buy Theatre
10/16 Worcester, MA Palladium
10/17 Montreal, QC Olympia
10/18 Toronto, ON The Sound Academy
10/19 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE
10/21 Chicago, IL The Vic Theatre
10/22 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
10/24 Denver, CO Paramount Theatre
10/26 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex
10/28 Seattle, WA The Moore Theatre
10/30 San Francisco, CA The Warfield
10/31 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
11/01 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
11/03 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre
11/05 Houston, TX House of Blues
11/06 Dallas, TX House of Blues
Fun Fun Fun Fest
November 7-8 Austin, TX Auditorium Shores

Stock up on a ton of killer merch from the King by clicking the banner below:




This tour rules. The Black Dahlia Murder headlining a Fall US/Canadian trek this fall with Skeletonwitch and Fallujah in tow. Noisem and Wolvhammer will be opening the tour on select dates. See you all there!

10/24 Cleveland, OH – Peabodys *
10/25 Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club *
10/26 Brooklyn, NY – Knitting Factory *
10/27 Providence, RI – The Met *
10/28 Burlington, VT – Higher Ground *
10/29 Quebec City, QC – Le Cercle *
10/30 Montreal, QC – La Tulipe
10/31 Ottawa, ON – Ritual *
11/01 London, ON – Rum Runners *
11/02 Toronto, ON – Mod Club *
11/04 Thunder Bay, ON – Crocks *
11/06 Winnipeg, MB – West End Cultural CEntre *
11/07 Saskatoon, SK – Louis Pub *
11/08 Edmonton, AB – Avenue Theatre *
11/09 Calgary, AB – The Den *
11/11 Vancouver, BC – The Biltmore *
11/12 Spokane, WA – The Center *
11/13 Eugene, OR – Wow Hall *
11/15 Fresno, CA – Strummers *
11/16 Pomona, CA – Glasshouse *
11/17 Tucson, AZ – The Rock *
11/19 Odessa, TX – Club Patron *
11/20 Oklahoma City, OK – Conservatory ^
11/21 Springfield, MO – Outland Ballroom ^
11/22 St. Louis, MO – Firebird ^
11/23 Iowa City, IA – Blue Moose ^
11/24 Bloomington, IL – The Castle Theatre ^
11/25 Joliet, IL – Mojoes ^
11/26 Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection ^
11/27 Flint, MI – The Machine Shop ^
* Noisem opening
^ Wolvhammer opening

The Black Dahlia Murder official store.


Skeletonwitch official store.

Fallujah official store.


“Deceiver Of The Gods,” the highly anticipated new album from Amon Amarth, is now available for pre-order courtesy of Metal Blade Records! Choose from a variety of packages including the Deceiver Of The Gods Collectors Bundle!

This includes:

+ Limited Edition Collectible Loki Bust (Appox. 10 Inches Tall)
+ Multi-Panel Digipak with 16-Page Full-Color Booklet
+ Under the Influence Mini Poster
+ Limited Edition Fliptop Keep Case
+ Deceiver Of The Gods T-shirt
+ Limited Edition Vinyl Picture Disc

CD #1 – “Deceiver of the Gods”
01. Deceiver of the Gods
02. As Loke Falls
03. Father of the Wolf
04. Shape Shifter
05. Under Siege
06. Blood Eagle
07. We Shall Destroy
08. Hel
09. Coming of the Tide
10. Warriors of the North

CD #2 – Bonus EP – “Under the Influence”
01. Burning Anvil of Steel
02. Satan Rising
03. Snake Eyes
04. Stand Up to Go Down

“Amon Amarth’s ninth full-length album, Deceiver of the Gods, will be released in North America on June 25th, 2013. The album was recorded at Backstage Studios in Derbyshire, UK between January and March 2013. Acclaimed producer Andy Sneap (Opeth, Megadeth, Killswitch Engage) produced, mixed, and mastered Deceiver of the Gods. Cover art was, once again, completed by Tom Thiel, and is revealed across three panels, the center of which is the cover of the album. Fans will also recognize a guest appearance on this album: Messiah Marcolin (ex-Candlemass) provides guest vocals for the eighth song, Hel.”

Check out the new song “Into The Everblack:”


It’s here. Pre-order “Everblack,” the highly anticipated new album from The Black Dahlia Murder. Choose from a TON of packages, including the “Everblack Collectors Bundle,” pictured above. This bundle includes:

-Everblack CD, LP,
-2 tees (standard and pre-order exclusive colors),
-limited edition art print set
-all five evidence bags.*
-hand-numbered collectors box.

*This is the only bundle to contain all band member’s evidence bags. Combine the contents of all five evidence bags and uncover the clues to the online location of a secret BDM item.
*evidence bags cannot be exchanged or returned*

The Black Dahlia Murder’s sixth full-length album, Everblack, will be released worldwide in June 2013. The album art for Everblack was painted by renowned artist Nick Keller and recording was completed at Audiohammer Studios (lead guitars and vocals), Rustbelt Studios (drums), and Regal Fecal (guitar and bass). Mixing was handled by Jason Suecof and Ryan Williams, mastering was completed by Alan Douches at West Westside. Trevor Strnad’s horror-inspired lyrics persist on Everblack, beginning with In Hell is Where She Waits for Me, a reference to the murder from which the band took for their moniker.

01. In Hell Is Where She Waits for Me
02. Goat of Departure
03. Into the Everblack
04. Raped in Hatred by Vines of Thorn
05. Phantom Limb Masturbation
06. Control
07. Blood Mine
08. Every Rope a Noose
09. Their Beloved Absentee
10. Map of Scars

Pre-orders will ship on or around June 6th, 2013.

In addition to the multiple bundle options, the band also released tons of new shirts, check out some of them below and be sure to check out their official store to see everything!

The Black Dahlia Murder official merch store.

The IndieMerch SXSW Riverboat Party featuring Goatwhore of Metal Blade Records was a huge success! A big thanks to the band for rocking everyone’s faces off as well as all the guests who had as much fun as we did. Check out the footage of the event below; be on the lookout for heavy metal, people having a great time, and a massive colony of bats flying overhead!

Our pals at Metal Sucks also wrote a killer review of their experience.
“Words cannot describe. Imagine a private party with 129 of your closest friends, free booze, free food, 75 degree weather, sunny, at sunset… AND F*&%ING GOATWHORE PLAYING WHILE YOU’RE GLIDING DOWN A RIVER ON A BOAT.”
Check it below! Thanks guys…Glad you had a blast!
Metal Sucks Riverboat Review.

We are pleased to announce the release of “Nocturnal” by The Black Dahlia Murder for the first time on vinyl! Check out this killer bundle back, which includes the reprint of the classic “Nocturnal” hoodie! Also included is an exclusive slip mat for your record player! First fifty orders of the bundle will receive a 12″x12″ of the album cover. A must have.

Click here to pre-order the “Nocturnal” bundle.

The band has also re-issued “Ritual” on green and glow in the dark vinyl! Both are very limited so be sure to put your order in before they disappear!

Click here to pre-order “Ritual”

King Diamond has launched some festive/evil merch for the holidays! Ornaments, hoodies, and long sleeves with the theme of his infamous song “No Presents For Christmas” are available for the taking. Fill your household with heavy metal doom and gloom with the King!

King Diamond official merch store.

Get ready, the Blackest of Fridays approaches. Tell your friends and enemies that the winter of our discount(ents) is almost here.
Check out the details below on the best days to buy. Save on all of your favorite bands including Black Dahlia Murder, Clutch, Red Fang, Cattle Decapitation, and the entire Metal Blade Records Catalogue.


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