Album Releases March 27th, 2012

3 Inches Of Blood – Long Live Heavy Metal (Century Media)
Adestria – Chapters (Artery)
Angel Witch – As Above, So Below (Metal Blade)
Astra – The Black Chord (Metal Blade)
Aura Noir – Out To Die (Indie)
Axel Rudi Pell – Circle Of The Oath (SPV)
Bejelit – Emerge (Bakerteam)
Black Breath – Sentenced To Life (Southern Lord)
Borknagar – Urd (Century Media)
CB Murdoc – The Green (Spinefarm)
Cynic – The Portal Tapes (Season Of Mist)
Dark Empire – From Refuge To Ruin (Nightmare)
Evenoire – Vitriol (Scarlet)
Furyon – Gravitas (Frontiers)
God Forbid – Equilibrium (Victory)
Hemina – Synthetic (Nightmare)
Hour Of Penance – Sedition (Prosthetic)
Iron Maiden – En Vivo! DVD/CD (Universal)
Kill Devil Hill – Kill Devil Hill (SPV)
Les Discrets – Ariettes Oubliées… (Prophecy)
Mad Max – Another Night Of Passion (SPV)
Make Me Famous – It’s Now Or Never (Sumerian)
Mencea – Pyrophobic (Indie)
Meshuggah – Koloss (Nuclear Blast)
Ministry – Relapse (AFM)
Naglfar – Teras (Century Media)
Nashville Pussy – From Hell To Texas Deluxe Edition (SPV)
OSI – Fire Make Thunder (Metal Blade)
Overkill – The Electric Age (eOne)
Revel In Flesh – Deathevokation (FDA Rekotz)
A Sound Of Thunder – Out Of The Darkness (Nightmare)
Stick To Your Guns – Diamond (Sumerian)
Stigmhate – The Sun Collapse (Bakerteam)
The Way Of Purity – Biteback (Wormholedeath)
Wretched – Son Of Perdition (Victory)

Album Releases March 20th, 2012

Bang Tango – Pistol Whipped In The Bible Belt (78 Productions)
Deals Death – Elite (Spinefarm)
Fester – A Celebration Of Death (Abyss)
Tribune – Elder Lore/The Dark Arts (Corpse Corrosion)
Unsane – Wreck (Alternative Tentacles)

Album Releases March 13th, 2012

Adrenaline Mob – Omerta (Elm City)
Amberian Dawn – Circus Black (Spinefarm)
Barren Earth – The Devil’s Resolve (Peaceville)
Cannibal Corpse – Torture (Metal Blade)
Depths Of Hatred – Aversionist (Galy)
Drudkh – Eternal Turn of the Wheel (Season Of Mist)
Epica – Requiem For The Indifferent (Nuclear Blast)
Float Face Down – Exitium Verum (Rite of Passage)
Formloff – Spyhorelandet (Eisenwald)
Germ – Wish (Eisenwald)
Hammer Fight – Hammer Fight (HPGD)
Impending Doom – Baptized In Filth (eOne)
A Liquid Landscape – Nightingale Express (Lasers Edge)
Lord Mantis – Pervertor (Candlelight)
Melvins – The Bulls & The Bees (Scion AV)
Primitive Weapons – The Shadow Gallery (Prosthetic)
PanzerBastard – Gods, Thugs and Madmen (Patac)
Redeemer – First Degree (Rite Of Passage)
Shear – Breaking The Stillness (Lifeforce)
Sigh – In Somniphobia (Candlelight)
Soulfly – Enslaved (Roadrunner)
Spawn Of Possession – Incurso (Relapse)
Thunderkraft – Totentanz (Svarga)
Wino & Conny Ochs – Heavy Kingdom (Exile On Mainstream)
Xerxes – Our Home Is A Deathbed (No Sleep)

Golden Gods

The time of year has come once again. It’s time for the Revolver Golden Gods Awards.I watched the recap on VH1 the last few years and it is a very interesting event to watch. Not only is there the usual glam that comes with awards shows, but you get all of the personalities that are very supressed, unless you count Lady Gaga or Sasha Baron Cohen.I’m not really too sure what to expect from this show.

After looking at some of the lists of nominations, I really wonder who picks them. For example, Jonathan Davis and Amy Lee being nominated for best vocalist. Those two couldnt be any less relevant in this day and age. I understand there are an endless number of bands, but they have at least four bands that were nominated for at least four different awards. If this is a showcase on the genre, they aren’t doing a great job at showcasing. I guess they are all of the mainstream bands.

The real award I am looking forward to is the most Metal Athlete, which I am pulling for a CM Punk Victory. I would like to hear a much more publicized pipe bomb from him. Kind of Ironic that Punk is in that nomination instead of Jericho, who is a member of his own metal band Fozzy.

Check out the Revolver Golden Gods Awards at Nokia Live on April 11, 2012, and later on this year on VH1.

Album Releases March 6th, 2012

Cult Cinema – Iscariot (Siege Of Amida)
Diabolus In Musica – The Wanderer (Napalm)
Every Time I Die – Ex Lives (Epitaph)
The Firstborn – Lions Among Men (Rastilho)
Hail Spirit Noir – Pneuma (Code 666)
Heidevolk – Batavi (Napalm)
Hellsaw – Trist (Napalm)
Locrian & Mamiffer – Bless Them That Curse You (Profound Lore)
Pharoah – Bury The Light (Cruz del Sur)
Seas Will Rise – Disease Is Our Refrain (Man In Decline/Anxiety Machine)
Xandria – Neverworld’s End (Napalm)

Metal Tonite site returns from beyond

After a whole year with no real updates, and four months since I’ve posted a semi update (mainly for the concert calendar and album releases) , Metal Tonite is back. While the podcast is still in limbo, I will be starting my first post tomorrow with the weekly album releases followed by a little commentary later on this week on current events in the music industry.

The concert calendar as of this morning is up to date with shows from the more popular and/or well known venues in Orange County, LA County, Inland Empire, San Diego, Las Vegas, and Phoenix.