Radio 66.6 – Weekly Music News: July 22, 2014

By Steve Barton
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radio666 - Radio 66.6 - Weekly Music News: July 22, 2014We’re back with another installment of Radio 66.6! This week features the latest news, music, videos and tour dates from the likes of Slipknot, Tool, Samhain, Buckcherry, DragonForce, King Diamond, Trivium, Fozzy, Sick Of It All, Sleeping With Sirens, Pierce the Veil and more. Don’t touch that dial.

Slipknot updated their website with a strange video. Perhaps we’ll get a new album announcement soon?

Tool‘s new album is being delayed by a “multi-level lawsuit.”

Buckcherry will release a new EP titled Fuck on August 18.

King Diamond have “relieved” bassist Hal Patino of his duties. Their upcoming tour will not be effected.

New York hardcore veterans Sick Of It All are releasing their new album, The Last Act of Defiance, on September 30 via Century Media Records.

I’m at the Mansfield, MA stop of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival today. Feel fee to follow me on Twitter for my thoughts throughout the day, and check back for my photos on next week’s Radio 66.6.

Stream Fozzy‘s new album, Do You Wanna Start a War, here. It’s out today on Century Media Records.

Listen to a new DragonForce sing titled “Defenders” here. It’s the second single from Maximum Overload, dropping August 19 on Metal Blade Records.

Listen to a new The Color Moral song titled “Suicide;Stigma” here. It features Dave Stephens of We Came As Romans. The band’s Fearless Records debut, Hold On Pain Ends, is due out September 2.

Watch Trivium‘s music video for “Through Blood and Dirt and Bone” here. Vengeance Falls is available now on Roadrunner Records.

Watch Darkest Hour‘s music video “Rapture In Exile” here. It was filmed live at the Mayhem Festival. Rapture In Exile hits shelves August 5 via Sumerian Records.

Samhain (Glenn Danzig’s post-Misfits, pre-Danzig band) have announced a handful of shows to accompany their Riot Fest Chicago reunion. Details are here.

Sleeping With Sirens and Pierce the Veil will embark on a co-headlining tour later this year. Dates are here.

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