Pre-Orders are now up for Southbound Fearing’s self-titled Red Cord full length debut album, out 8/2/2011. This much anticipated album is a follow up to their 2010 EP The Arduous Task. Currently two singles from Southbound’s full length have hit the Billboard charts—“Bring it Back” and “Irresistible.” This album was produced by Joey Mathews at Red Cord Studios and mixed by Joel Wanasek at JTW Studios. Check out the pre order packages here. You can catch Southbound Fearing later this summer on the Small Town America Tour with Seventh Day Slumber.
Pre-orders are also available for our female fronted death metal band Your Chance to Die. Their highly anticipated full-length debut Suscitatio Somnus, was produced by Jamie King at The Basement Recording. Suscitatio Somnus is technical, heavy and will having you head banging and looking for stuff to break! The album drops 8/30/2011.  You can check out the pre-order packages here. Right now Your Chance to Die is booking shows for the remainder of the year and has a South/Central American tour booked for early 2012.
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Most of these days, the sun rises and sets on a world that feels like it's dying. Across the pond, where Employed to Serve calls home, they're learning how to support their latest record a year into its release. HM contributor Andrew Voigt recently sat down with Justine Jones to learn more about the band, marrying your bandmates, and their outside shot at touring with Rammstein.


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In 1985, Doug Van Pelt photocopied a letter-sized sheets of paper, bound them together, and handed them out in person on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. It's all digital now, but, along the way, Van Pelt stirred up quite a few waves, played some seriously heavy music, and made a few friends along the way. Here: A quick look back at the magazine's 35-year history with Van Pelt and new owner, David Stagg.


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The trio of Comrades – husband and wife Joe and Laura McElroy alongside drummer John Gaskil – is used to living in a van and touring the country. Now, their new normal has provided them with a moment to "be adults" for once. We recently sat down with the McElroys to talk more about the spiritual reality within life, how soon they'll be able to release new music, and how koalas are their new normal.


Photo by Quinsey Sablan

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