Quick Hits & Clips: Decoder Ring, Alberta Cross, Marduk, Mountain Man, Enter Shikari

posted July 20, 2009

  • Purveyors of melodically cinematic soundscapes, Decoder Ring are set to digitally release their new album "They Blind The Stars, And The Wild Team" in the US this summer. You can catch a sneak peek of what's in store by viewing the visuals Decoder Ring created around their new track, Beat The Twilight which were recently used while supporting Coldplay.
  • Check out a stream of "Leave Us And Forgive Us," a track off Alberta Cross' debut album "Broken Side of Time," due out on September 22nd on ATO Records.
  • The cover art for "Wormwood," the upcoming full-length from Swedish black metallers Marduk has been unveiled. More news and song titles to be announced shortly.
  • Mightier Than Sword Records have signed Massachusetts' Mountain Man. The band will be playing at The Palladium in Worcester, MA, on July 25th alongside Four Year Strong and fellow MTS label mates Such Gold. 50 copies of their limited-edition, hand-numbered demo will be available for sale, complete with screen-printed cover and full-color insert. 50 more will also be available in the MTS Records store after the Worcester show. Details to be announced on their 10"/digital release slated for late fall.
  • UK favorites Enter Shikari continue to make headlines State side and in their homeland, this time debuting on the UK charts at #16 with the release of "Common Dreads." The follow up to the band's critically acclaimed, "Take To The Skies," was released worldwide on June 16th and digitally in the United States. Enter Shikari is currently in the States on a headlining tour with August Burns Red, Bless The Fall and I Wrestled A Bear Once and have announced they will join The Bled and Alesana on a full US tour this fall.