Japanese ‘samurai metal’ band Ryujin have announced their debut album will be self-titled and will release through Napalm Records on January 12th. The band, which was originally called Gyze, has been taken under the wing of Matthew Kiichi Heafy of Trivium, who handled production on the album and is featured as a guest on it.
Ibaraki, the Japanese-themed metal side project from Matthew Kiichi Heafy of Trivium, has released the video below for the song “Jigoku Dayu“. The video was directed by Black Card Films, and the song is from Ibaraki‘s debut album Rashomon. Heafy offered the following on the inspiration for the track: “When I first witnessed the original
Trivium have released the video below for their song “No Way Back Just Through“. You can catch the band on their current tour with Beartooth, Malevolence, and Archetypes Collide on the following dates: 05/10 Huntington, NY – The Paramount05/12 Hampton Beach, NH – Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom05/13 New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall05/14
Frozen Soul have released the video below for the title track of their upcoming sophomore album Glacial Domination. The album was co-produced by Matt Heafy of Trivium alongside Daniel Schmuck. Heafy co-wrote and appears as a guest on the track. The aforementioned album is set to release through Century Media on May 19th Frozen Soul
Abiotic has released a new single called “Oceans Of Worldly Suffering” which features guest performances by Trivium‘s Matt Heafy. John Matos, the band’s guitarist, offered the following about the song and working with Heafy: “‘Ocean Of Worldly Suffering‘ is one of my favorite songs the band has ever written and I could not be more
Trivium has announced a few additional Midwest U.S. tour dates with Malevolence and Archetypes Collide. The new shows are: 05/04 Mankato, MN – Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center05/05 Belvidere, IL – The Apollo Theater AC05/06 Sioux City, IA – Hard Rock Casino The previously announced tour dates had were their co-headlining tour with Beartooth,
Japanese ‘Samurai metal’ band, Gyze, has changed their name to Ryujin and has signed a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. Ryoji Shinomoto, the band’s guitarist/vocalist, offered the following comments regarding the news: “We have a very GRATEFUL announcement on behalf of Ryujin (ex-Gyze): Like a Phoenix from the ashes… Gyze has become Ryujin! Matthew Kiichi Heafy from Trivium is our manager, producer, mentor.
Trivium and Beartooth have announced a co-headlining tour for the spring. The run finds the two bands supported by Malevolence and Archetypes Collide. Matt Heafy, vocalist/guitarist of Trivium offered the following comments regarding the tour: “TRIVTOOTH! We are elated to announce our co-headlining monster of a tour with the incredible Beartooth. We have been fans of
Trivium and German metalcore band Heaven Shall Burn will release a split to commemorate the bands tour of the United Kingdom and Europe together. The 7″ will find Heaven Shall Burn covering Trivium‘s track “Pillars Of Serpents“, which was on the band’s 2003 debut album Ember To Inferno. The b-side of the 7″ will feature
Trivium debuted the video below for their song “The Shadow Of The Abattoir“. The song is featured on the band’s 2021 release In The Court Of The Dragon. Directorial duties for the video were handled by Pavel Trebukhin. The band has some worldwide tour dates lined up and they run as follows: 12/03 Toluca, MEX