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Despised Icon sign to Nuclear Blast, announce first album in seven years

Deathcore fans have a reason to rejoice as Canadian band Despised Icon has announced that they will be releasing their upcoming fifth studio album (their first since 2009’s Day Of Mourning), titled Beast, through Nuclear Blast sometime this summer. The band has already released an album teaser which you can check out below. According to […]

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Despised Icon Announce Reunion, Plan Worldwide Festival Appearances

Despised Icon went on hiatus in 2010, but this morning they’re back in our headlines with news they will perform together once again in 2014. Yes, after just under four years away the members of Despised Icon have decided to return to the stage. The band claims to have no plans to record new material […]


UTG Metal Review Roundup (May 2012)

UTG METAL REVIEW ROUNDUP. This column is exactly as simple as it sounds. Lots of metal albums come out and resident metalhead Jordan Munson is here to give you the skinny on a litany of these albums. No frills, no extra, no nonsense–just the information you need to know. For Today – Immortal Forty minutes […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Obey The Brave – Get Real

Canadian hardcore outfit Obey The Brave have unleashed their punishing new video for the song “Get Real” and can be viewed through the jump! Ex. Despised Icon Alex Erian is showing the world his band is here for a purpose and you will listen regardless. Get ready for OTB’s EP, Ups and Downs, which drops […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Obey The Brave – Live and Learn

Alex Erian’s (Ex.Despised Icon) new project Obey The Brave have released their brand new music video for the song “Live and Learn” and can be viewed right here! These crushing visuals show the band performing in a parking garage, school area and some street corners. OTB are truly just making a simple video to show […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Skip The Foreplay – This City (We’re Taking Over)

Skip The Foreplay, hailing from Montreal, Quebec, came to party today when they released their highly energetic music video for “This City (We’re Taking Over)” this morning. This “clubcore” supergroup features Alex Erian (Despised Icon), Tyler Hoare (Blessed By A Broken Heart) and Jonathan Cabana (Blind Witness). Seeing is believing with this party anthem so […]

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Despised Icon’s Final Tour

Check out Despised Icon’s final tour with Canadian dates after the jump.


Last Stretch for Despised Icon

DESPISED ICON Announce Final Tour of Their Career

New Bands Added To Hevy Festival

This festival is going to be amazing

Despised Icon is No More

It’s officially done

WINDS OF PLAGUE Continues North American Touring Onslaught With Fear Factory This March

WINDS OF PLAGUE are currently decimating the masses across North America headlining the Never Say Die! Tour with Despised Icon alongside For Today, Stray From The Path and The World We Knew. The group’s continues their tireless touring schedule joining up in late March as direct support to genre legends Fear Factory with Dirge Within […]

Winds of Plague announce Winter trek

WINDS OF PLAGUE continue their extensive worldwide touring schedule in support of the highly acclaimed The Great Stone War in 2010 with another headliner dubbed the Never Say Die! Tour. This massive, month-long trek, which kicks off on Jan. 23rd, also features labelmates Despised Icon alongside For Today, Stray From The Path and The World […]