Posts Tagged ‘sumerian records’

Animals_As_Leaders 2012

Animals As Leaders Announce Spring Tour Dates

If you have yet to experience the powerful fusion of technical, progressive metal and jazzy melodies on The Joy of Motion, the latest full-length from Washington, DC natives Animals As Leaders, get on that immediately. After that, clear your calendar for the closest show on the trio’s upcoming US tour. The full list of dates is available after the break.

The tour kicks off on May 17 with a hometown show at the 9:30 Club and ends over a month later at the Glass House in Pomona, California. Joining Animals As Leaders on all dates will be …


Crosses (†††) Announce Spring Tour Dates

Crosses (†††) have announced a handful of new tour dates for May. The band is currently wrapping up their previously announced tour dates, and will be taking their live show to the East Coast after a few weeks off.

The band, featuring Deftones’ Chino Moreno, released their self-titled record on Sumerian Records back in February to widespread acclaim. We love it here at UTG, and I personally believe that it flew under the radar for a lot of potential fans. In case you haven’t already seen it, their video for “†he Epilogue” can be viewed after the jump.

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Stream Structures’ New Single, “Extinction”

Life Through A Window is the forthcoming studio album by the metalcore outfit known as Structures. They recently revealed the details for that album, as well as the lead single from it. Now that a little bit of time has passed, the group has premiered the second single from the album. The new song is titled “Extinction,” and it’s available to stream below the break.

Structures confirmed that Life Through A Window would be a different style and sound than what fans are used to from them. The first single was a clear indication of that new direction, and …

Capture the Crown

Artery Recordings Welcomes Capture The Crown

Earlier in the day, Artery Recordings welcomed the Australian metalcore band Capture The Crown to its already impressive roster. Peek below the jump to view the outfit’s official video announcement.

Formed in 2010, the four-piece first started turning heads about two years ago thanks to their viral single “You Call That a Knife? This Is a Knife.” Shortly after the tune tracked over five million views on YouTube , the band flew to Florida to record their debut LP, ‘Til Death, at Cameron Mizell’s Chango Studios; it was released later that year via Sumerian Records.

I’ll be honest, …

Sumerian Ceremonials

LISTEN: Asking Alexandria’s Ben Bruce, Darkest Hour and More Cover Florence + The Machine For ‘Sumerian Ceremonials’ Compilation

Sumerian Records recently announced the compilation album Sumerian Ceremonials: Florence + The Sphinx, which features 12 acts from the label’s roster covering songs from Florence + The Machine’s Ceremonials album (with one exception). The label previously released the contributions from Periphery, Stick To Your Guns and Come The Dawn, and today brings the release of three additional tracks from the album.

Those tracks include Darkest Hour’s take on “Spectrum,” Asking Alexandria guitarist Ben Bruce’s version of “Shake It Out” and Miss Fortune’s “No Light, No Light.” The album will hit stores on May 13, while a number of pre-order

I See Stars

LIVE MUSIC VIDEO: I See Stars – “New Demons”

I See Stars have blown up over the last couple of years, and with the success of New Demons it’s certainly no surprise. They’ve toured all of the world, and during that time they’ve had plenty opportunity to have videos shot of them performing. Their label had a live music put together of them performing “New Demons,” which is stitched together with some behind the scenes tour footage. Check it out by taking a look below the break.

Speaking of tours, the band will be heading out on the road later this month for a month long stint with Like


STREAM: Structures – “The Worst Of Both Worlds” Feat. Drew York

Structures have made a couple of very exciting announcements this weekend. The first being that they will be releasing a brand new album via Sumerian Records titled Life Through A Window on May 13. Pre-order bundles are already available for purchase, and you can grab yourself one through Merch Connection. The group also premiered the lead single from the album, titled “The Worst Of Both Worlds” featuring Drew York Of Stray From The Path. The lyric video for the song is available to check out below the jump.

“The Worst Of Both Worlds” is both alike and different …


Born Of Osiris Announce European Tour

Chicago’s Born Of Osiris will be taking their midwestern metal overseas this May for a three-week tour of the United Kingdom and mainland Europe. The full list of dates is available after the break.

In addition to Born of Osiris, the tour will feature sets from fellow Sumerian Records rockers After the Burial, French metal act Betraying the Martyrs, and Australia’s Buried In Verona. There’s no doubting the intensity that each of these bands brings to the table, so the shows should be a blast for metal fans across Europe.

Born of Osiris are currently in the …

Stick To Your Guns Feature

Stick To Your Guns Discuss Upcoming Album, Debut New Cover Track

This week is shaping up to be pretty kick-ass for fans of Orange County’s Stick To Your Guns. Over the last few days, the outfit has joined forces with Alternative Press to debut two extremely in-depth interviews in which they revealed that their fifth album, presently unnamed, will likely hit shelves this coming fall. On top of that, the group also touched on their future tour schedule, and elaborated on the writing and recording process of their forthcoming effort, which will act as a follow-up to 2012′s Diamond.

This would’ve been more than enough to appease eager fans, …

Sumerian Ceremonials

Sumerian Records Releasing ‘Sumerian Ceremonials’ Compilation

Sumerian Records announced that a number of artists currently on their roster will be a part of an upcoming Florence + The Machine compilation. What is that, you ask? Well, each artist has recorded a reimagined version of one track off Florence’s Ceremonials album. The contributors include Ben Bruce of Asking Alexandria, City In The Sea, Come The Dawn, Born Of Osiris and more. It’s currently set to hit stores everywhere May 13.

To go along with the announcement, the label launched a couple of pre-order bundles for the album and premiered the first three singles from …

Stray from the path 2013

MUSIC VIDEO: Stray From The Path – “Black Friday”

Anonymous is Stray From The Path‘s seventh studio album and is the fourth released via Sumerian Records. The band always has a specific message with their music, and their single “Black Friday” is certainly no exception. They recently released some visuals to go along with the song and brought their lyrics to life. You can watch the video below the jump.

The band’s message isn’t subtle, and the song isn’t titled “Black Friday” because they love it so much. Quite frankly, this is one of the best videos shot for a song I’ve seen in quite a long time. …

Animals_As_Leaders 2012

ALBUM STREAM: Animals As Leaders – ‘The Joy of Motion’

To date, fans have been graced with two stellar tracks off of Animals As Leaders’ forthcoming effort, The Joy of Motion, out this coming Tuesday (March 25) via Sumerian Records. Laden with the same jaw-dropping intricacy that first put the trio on the map, “Lippincott” and “Tooth and Claw” found the outfit pushing their unique blend of jazz-infused progressive metal to wondrous, uncharted territories.

Since then, scores of individuals, myself included, have been eagerly awaiting the release of what is shaping up to be the group’s best record to date, and as of today, I am pleased to …