NEWS BITES: SICK OF IT ALL And BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Look Towards An April Release For Their Albums, KING DIAMOND Releases His First DVD

Hardcore veterans Sick Of It All are ready to release their ninth full length titled  “Based On A True Story” on April 20, 2010. It will be released through Century Media and will be the first thing they’ve released of new music since 2006′s “Death To Tyrants”. The band is currently on a European tour with Dropkick Murphys until the beginning of February and will be returning to Europe with AFI in April. I will post the North American dates as soon as Sick Of It All figures them out. Sick Of It All w/Dropkick Murphys
23.01. Montpellier – Le Rockstore (France)
25.01. Milano – Alcatraz (Italy)
26.01. Solothurn – Kofmehl (Switzerland)
27.01. München – Zenith (Germany)
28.01. Paris – Olympia (France)
29.01. Antwerp – Lotto Arena (Belgium)
30.01. Offenbach – Stadthalle (Germany)
31.01. Amsterdam – Heineken Music Hall (Netherlands)
02.02. Berlin – Arena (Germany)
03.02. Hamburg – Sporthalle (Germany)
04.02. Düsseldorf – Philippshalle (Germany)
 
Sick Of It All w/AFI
03.04. Plymouth – White Rabbit
04.04. Bristol – Croft
05.04. Nottingham – Rock City
06.04. London – Brixton O2 Academy
07.04. Glasgow – ABC
08.04. Manchester – Academy
10.04. Tunbridge – Wells Forum
11.04. Newcastle – O2 Academy
12-04. Birmingham – O2 Academy

Bullet For My Valentine are planning for a late April release for their third full length follow up to 2008′s “Scream Aim Fire”. The new album, still untitled at the moment, was produced by Don Gilmore (Good Charlotte, Dashboard Confessional) who singer/guitarist Matt Tuck said, “He totally beat me up to get the best songwriting out of me.We needed someone to take us to another level even though we’ve had such huge success off our own backs.” The band plans for a tour in support of the new full length.

And finally metal godfather King Diamond is set to release his first DVD in March. It has taken him a while t ofinally wrap up this DVD and what he’s delivering is well worth the wait. The DVD titled “At The Graves” will actually be a 3 disc DVD box set and is said to have a great amount of live footage not only of King Diamond but also of Mercyful Fate. Other than that the details are super scarce and are looking to stay that way but I have never been disappointed by anything related to King Diamond and I assume this to be just as awesome and well worth the wait.