Radio 66.6 – Weekly Music News from the Crypt: January 7th, 2013

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Radio 66.6We’re back with another installment of Radio 66.6! This week features the latest news, music, videos and tour dates from the likes of A Day to Remember, Anthrax, Killswitch Engage, Bring Me the Horizon, Exodus, Bleeding Through and more.

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Anthrax guitarist Rob Caggiano has left the band to focus on his music production career. Read the band’s statement here.

Killswitch Engage will release their sixth album, Disarm the Descent, on April 2nd via Roadrunner Records. The first single, “In Due Time,” will be available on February 5th.

Bleeding Through will disband later this year following farewell tours. Read a statement from frontman Brandan Schieppati here.

I attended the Northampton, MA stop of Killswitch Engage‘s Alive or Just Breathing 10th anniversary tour with Shadows Fall and Acaro. Read my review here and take a look at my photos here.

In case anyone is interested, here is a list of my 30 favorite albums of 2012. Maybe you’ll find something you missed.

Stream Dropkick Murphys‘ new album, Signed and Sealed in Blood, here. The Celtic punks’ latest effort is out this week.

Stream Circle Takes the Square‘s new album, Decompositions: Volume Number One, here. It’s one of my favorite new releases.

Listen to a new A Day to Remember song entitled “Violence (Enough is Enough)” here. It’s the first single from their upcoming album, Common Courtesy, which does not have a release date yet.

Listen to a new Bring Me the Horizon song entitled “Shadow Moses” here. Sempiternal is due out soon via Epitaph Records. The band will also be on the Warped Tour this summer.

Listen to a new We Came As Romans song entitled ‘Hope” here. It’s one of three bonus tracks from the reissue of Understanding What We’ve Grown To Be, which is out this week.

Listen to a new Pianos Become the Teeth song entitled “Hiding” here. It’s from their upcoming split with Touche Amore.

Listen to a new The Bronx song entitled “Youth Wasted” here. It’s the first single from their upcoming fourth self-titled record, due out on February 5 via White Drugs/ATO Records.

Watch John 5‘s music video for “Noche Acosador” here. The current Rob Zombie and former Marilyn Manson guitarist’s sixth solo album, God Told Me To, is available now.

Watch Hatebreed‘s music video for “Put It to the Torch” here. The hardcore titans’ seventh album, The Divinity of Purpose, comes out January 29th via Razor & Tie.

Watch Hot Water Music‘s music video for “Drag My Body” here. Their eighth album, Exister, is out now on Rise Records.

In what is likely the coolest video you’ll see today, here is a video of a robot band (dubbed Compressorhead) covering Motorhead‘s “Ace of Spades.”

Dates for the Metal Alliance Tour 2013 with Anthrax, Exodus, Municipal Waste, High on Fire and Holy Grail can be found here.

Terror and H2O will co-headline a tour with Bane appearing on select dates and Backtrack and Code Orange Kids providing support. Dates can be found here.

Dates for The Ghost Inside‘s Get What You Give 2013 Tour with Stick To Your Guns, Stray from the Path and Rotting Out can be found here.

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