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Metal

With Peter Hodgson

Melbourne progressive instrumental project I Built The Sky will tour the nation across March and April in support of the recently released second album The Sky Is Not The Limit. Catch them at the Workers Club on Saturday March 11.
 
Coffin Carousel’s new live record Live In Fiend City is out now, and you can also see the entire uncut 30-minute live show as a pro shot short grind at the band’s YouTube channel. You can get the album on all digital music stores now or as a limited edition compact disc gloss-gatefold with expanded artwork through the band’s webstore.
 
Black Star Riders will release album number three, Heavy Fire, on Friday February 3. Recorded with producer Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Deftones, Rush) at Rock Falcon Studio in Franklin, Tennessee, the follow up to BSR’s 2015 release The Killer Instinct finds the quintet in electric form, crashing through ten tracks of swaggering, life-affirming hard rock.
 
Australia’s symphonic metal ambassadors Ne Obliviscaris are giving away free digital copies of their two long sold-out and ultra-limited 2014 crowdfunded EPs to members of The Ne Obluminati via Patreon.com/neobliviscaris. Ne Obliviscaris are aiming to become the first band in history to crowdfund a full-time wage. Their new membership drive, which will run until the end of February, aims to hit their
$15,000USD target and help them finally turn NeO into a full time profession.
 
Metalcore heavy-hitters Emmure have announced that their new album, Look At Yourself, will be out in March 2017. The follow-up to the 2014 full-length Eternal Enemies is their first with SharpTone Records and will see them touring throughout North America building up to the release. To give listeners a taste of what they can expect, Emmure has released two brand new tracks, Russian Hotel Aftermath and Torch.
 
Hadal Maw have released a new single and video, Simian Plague, as a precursor to their new record Olm, which hits the streets Friday February 3. You can see Hadal Maw at Northcote Social Club on Saturday February 4 with Earth Rot, No Haven and Hazard Circular.