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Agnostic Front release first "The American Dream Died" webisode
Enforcer
 release video for "Destroyer", new album out April 7
Disgrace
 confirms East Coast tour to support new LP
Three Days Grace
 new album "Human" out March 31
Steve Vai
 signs new multi-album deal.  Live in L.A. out April 7
Vamps to release new album "Bloodsuckers" in March
Revolver releases excerpts from 
Behemoth biography
Swedish rockers 
Europe announce U.S. tour dates
Drowning Pool
 releases "Soul" music video
Within The Ruins
 flips van, forced to miss two shows
36 Crazyfists
 to participate in Reddit AMA today
Slaughter To Prevail
 take you to "Hell" in latest video
Adrenaline Mob announces March/April tour with Drowning Pool
Satyricon signs with Napalm Records, Live DVD coming
Agnostic Front post video intro for upcoming webisode series

Amaranthe
 to tour North America this Spring
Drowning Pool announces second leg of "Sinner Unlucky 13" tour

Adelita's Way
 new single "I Get Around" out today
Icelandic Heavy Metal drama "
Metalhead" available ON DEMAND April 3
Coal Chamber
 sets March 19th as release date for "Rivals"
Zakk Wylde
 announces The Unblackened Tour
Three Days Grace
 announce Spring tour dates
Southern Front
 release "Face Down" music video
Adelita's Way
 to release new EP "Deserve This" 3/17
Anthrax
 studio update - rhythm tracks video
Hatebreed announce new Spring tour dates
Nickelback prepare for North American tour w/Pop Evil
Bumblefoot solo album due out February 24
Rush's Geddy Lee on
That Metal Show season premiere
Down
premiere video for "Conjure" at Revolver
The Offspring
 debut new single "Coming For You"
Avatar
 premiere new video for "Vultures Fly"
Tear Out The Heart
 premiere "I've Got Secrets" video
Faith No More
 announces North American tour dates
Attila
 premiere video for "Hate Me" via Vevo
Alternative Press streaming album "Dead, Everywhere" by
Tear Out The Heart

Adrenaline Mob
 premiere their cover of "The Devil Went Down To Georgia" off their album "Dearly Departed"

HOD
, San Antonio death metallers, welcome new bassist
Hellyeah
 announces "Blood For Blood" National blood drive campaign

"Crazy Train" from 
Randy Rhoads tribute album streaming now at Rolling Stone

Introducing 
Art Of Anarchy featuring Scott Weiland, Bumblefoot, John Moyer, and Jon and Vince Votta

Mastodon and Clutch co-headline The Missing Link tour
Billboard releases Miss May I video "Hero With No Name"

Wovenwar to support In Flames and All That Remains
Richie Kotzen's 20th solo album "Cannibals" out now
At The Gates release tour update for 2015
Skate and Surf Festival 2015 set for May 16 & 17 in Asbury Park, NJ
Volbeat announces Spring 2015 tour with Anthrax


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Interview - Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (Guns n Roses)
Interview - Doro Pesch (legendary queen of metal)
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Music review - Bumblefoot "Little Brother is Watching"
Pierce The Veil concert review and photos
Opening night of Nickelback "No Fixed Address" tour
Concert pics and interview with Mallory Knox
Concert Review - Black Veil Brides
Review of "Dearly Departed" by Adrenaline Mob
Interview - Brock Lindow, singer for 36 Crazyfists

Upon A Burning Body concert review and pics
Set review and pics of Veil of Maya from Jan 10, 2015
The Last Ten Seconds of Life pics and set review
Concert pics and set review of Gideon from Philly
Concert Review - Attila, Monster Energy Outbreak tour
In concert photos - ATTILA
In concert photos - Crown The Empire
In concert photos - Like Moths To Flames
In concert photos - GWAR
Concert review - GWAR from Nov. 29, 2014
Review of "Guilty Pleasure" by Attila
Review of "Horror" by
Thee Massacre
Avatar's set from Louder than Life is reviewed
Review of Stone Temple Pilots from Louder Than Life
Review of Volbeat's set from Louder Than Life
Review of Nothing More's set from Louder Than Life
Review of "Ride On" by Texas Hippie Coalition
Review of "Easy Street", a book by Ron Perlman
Review of "A Skeletal Domain" by Cannibal Corpse
Review of "The Tyranny of Will" by Iron Reagan

Eddie Hermida (Suicide Silence) interview
Review of "Chile On Hell", the new 
Anthrax dvd
Asking Alexandria interview
Body Count interview
Review of "The Essentials" by
Richie Kotzen
Don Felder (The Eagles) interview
Review of "Space Invader" by
Ace Frehley
Lawrence Gowan (Styx) interview
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Halcyon Way
Review of "Death Punch'd" book by Jeremy Spencer
Texas Hippie Coalition interview
Levi Benton (Miss May I) interview
Chris Garza (Suicide Silence) interview
Max Cavalera (Killer Be Killed, Sepultura) interview

Interview with Mike Orlando (Adrenaline Mob)
Interview with Sebastian Bach 
Tommy Victor (Prong) interview
Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs) interview
Interview with Chris Kael (Five Finger Death Punch)













FROM THE FRENZY ARCHIVES

Our interview with 
Phil Anselmo from December 2013
Rex Brown spoke to us about his tell all book
Evan Seinfeld (Attika7) from Mayhem Festival 2013
Kyle "
Gumby" Gunther (Battlecross) from Mayhem '13
Ginger Fish (Rob Zombie) from Mayhem Festival 2013
Frankie Palmeri (Emmure) from Mayhem Fest 2013
Josh Todd (Buckcherry) from February 2013
Classic interview with Oderus Urungus
Dave Brockie
Guns n Roses guitarist Rob "Bumblefoot" Thal
Billy Sheehan spoke to us about The Winery Dogs
Fozzy singer and WWE superstar
Chris Jericho
In This Moment guitarist Chris Howorth interview
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AGNOSTIC FRONT Release First The American Dream Died Webisode

 

Available April 7th in North America Via Nuclear Blast 

 

 

New York hardcore pioneers AGNOSTIC FRONT have posted the first video in the webisode series the band filmed documenting the production process and the background for the new album The American Dream Died. Check out the first webisode HERE.

 

AGNOSTIC FRONT has announced that as a special bonus in each vinyl edition of the album, every copy will also contain a download code for the album Your Time's Up by THE ALLIGATORS, a rowdy punk project featuring AGNOSTIC FRONT singer Roger Miret and members of legendary Anaheim, CA hardcore band INSTED.

 

The American Dream Died was produced by MADBALL singer Freddy Cricien and engineered, mixed and mastered by Paul Miner (H2OTERROR) and will be released April 7, 2015 via Nuclear Blast Records.

 

The record will feature guest appearances by CricienToby Morse (H2O) and Lou Koller (SICK OF IT ALL).  The band also announced the collaboration of legendary AGNOSTIC FRONT/MADBALL guitarist Matt Henderson on the song "A Wise Man."

 

Commented Miret: "Matt Henderson tracked all guitars for 'A Wise Man' being that song has a total One Voice era feel! Our good friend Ricky Singh (BACKTRACK NYHC) is to credit for the songs existence! The band executed it with such a great feel and bringing in our brother and ex-AF veteran Matt Henderson to solely do the guitar tracks was just magical!"

 

The American Dream Diedwill be available as digital download, on vinyl as well as on CD. A limited bundle with an exclusive T-Shirt will be available, too - surf to http://smarturl.it/AmericanDream-NB  to secure your copy!

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Recently AGNOSTIC FRONT posted a track-by-track commentary for every song on the new album. It was written by the band's iconic front man, Roger Miretand can be read below.

 

The American Dream Died:  It's a harsh look at what's going on today in our society. The intro that precedes this song says it all! It's a reaction to everything happening around us right now. The higher ups are out of control! 

 

Police Violence: This is our reaction to what's going on in our country regarding the unprovoked brutality of our citizens by those who we pay to "protect and serve" us.  If they are going to act like criminals, then they should be prosecuted as one! They have some kind of elite fraternity-like understanding that they protect each other with.  Don't abuse your badge!

 

Only In America: It's sad to learn that the people who serve in our military and risk their lives fighting in wars come home to the government not giving a shit about them, especially if those veterans were wounded mentally or physically. They gotta go through a lot of bullshit just to try and get a little help and support. You've gotta be blind if you don't see that, only in America. This is why I strongly believe the US Government should stop policing the world, and start caring for the issues right here in the USA!

 

Test Of Time: Learning from the past is important, to help you move forward and not make the mistakes we did in our youth. Longevity is the key to success. We won't get left behind.

 

We Walk The Line: It's a statement of who we are and how we live in relation to the hardcore community.

 

Never Walk Alone: We always spoke about unity and how sticking together will help us grow as scene. Hardcore is worldwide now. This is our scene, our passion and it was great to present this song with honorable NYHC veteran's Freddy Cricien (MADBALL), Toby Morse (H2O) and Lou Koller (SICK OF IT ALL) joining on the anthemy chorus!!! Punk rock/Hardcore is a movement it's not an image!

 

Enough Is Enough: Protest song! I once read an inspiring quote that went like this "I hold it, that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical" - Thomas Jefferson. 

 

I Can't Relate: Dealing with different people you don't like in different situations. Could be applied to a boss, ex girlfriend, someone who lives a completely opposite lifestyle, etc.

 

Old New York: New York City has lost its edge. It's been stripped of its culture and over run by money. Making it hard for musicians and artist to live there. Now we're surrounded by transplants and rich hipsters. Let's face it, it's not the NYC I once adored. That one is so well documented in one of my favorite movies Taxi Driver! Hence the intro, I Miss The Old New York.

 

Social Justice: Nothing is more disgusting than hearing about a grown man rapping a child. This song talks about a man who got caught in the act and was served street justice stabbed with knives from his head to his toes. Justice served!

 

Reasonable Doubt: Our whole lives we've been criminalized for one reason or another. But it's actually the media, the corporations and the government who are the scumbags. Power to the people standing up against them. Wake the fuck up people!

 

No War Fuck You: Self explanatory, stop creating wars so you can justify your unlimited defense budget and make all your friends rich. Innocent people are dying for your stupid games.

 

Attack!: On some occasions people tend to disrespect and take our kindness for weakness. We have always been known for never taken shit from anyone. Cross the line and we will attack!

 

A Wise Man: Growing up in NYC living in and out of Vinnie's apartment. Our old friend John always looked out for us like a father figure. He tried to guide us in the right direction and give us good advice. He was a wise man, a friend forever. 

 

Just Like Yesterday: This song takes us on the journey through our history as a band, from touring all over the world and making friends that still remain loyal today. One of my favorite lines is "From NYC to the Berlin beat." It shows our love for those two great cities and our great world accomplishments as a hardcore community.

 

 

The American Dream Died Track Listing:

01. Intro

02. The American Died

03. Police Violence

04. Only In America

05. Test Of Time

06. We Walk The Line

07. Never Walk Alone feat. Freddy Cricien, Toby Morse & Lou Koller

08. Enough Is Enough

09. I Can't Relate

10. Old New York

11. Social Justice

12. Reasonable Doubt

13. No War Fuck You

14. Attack!

15. A Wise Man feat. Matt Henderson on guitar

16. Just Like Yesterday

 

 

Visit AGNOSTIC FRONT online at:
http://www.agnosticfront.com

Like: https://www.facebook.com/agnosticfront

Follow: https://twitter.com/agnosticfront

Watch: https://www.youtube.com/user/agnosticfront

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ENFORCER Release Video For "Destroyer"

New Album Out April 7th in North America on Nuclear Blast

 

Swedish Heavy Metal foursome ENFORCER will releasetheir new album From Beyond April 7th via Nuclear Blast.  The fourth ENFORCER record consists of ten new tracks; all produced, mixed and mastered by the band themselves.

 

Today the band debuts their video for opening track of From Beyond.  The video for "Destroyer" was shot in Arvika/Sweden and edited by Gustav Öhman Spjuth.   View the video HERE

 

An album trailer, featuring comments from the band and previews of new music is available now.  Check it out HERE.

 

Also do not miss the official lyric video for "Undying Evil". The clip perfectly underlines the gloomy and blasphemous mood of the song

Check it out at the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel HERE

 

From Beyond will be released as a limited edition digipak, as well different colored vinyl editions.  Pre-order From Beyond HERE.

 

From Beyond Track Listing:

1. Destroyer

2. Undying Evil

3. From Beyond

4. One With Fire

5. Below The Slumber

6. Hungry They Will Come

7. The Banshee

8. Farewell

9. Hell Will Follow

10. Mask Of Red Death

 

Visit ENFORCER online at http://enforcer.se

 

 

 

Like: https://www.facebook.com/enforcerofficial

Follow: https://twitter.com/enforcermetal

Watch: https://www.youtube.com/user/enforcermetal

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DISGRACE Confirms East Coast Tour Dates In Support Of Debut LP, True Enemy


[photo by Miguel Del Angel]

As their True Enemy debut LP is being prepared for release in just over a month, Southern California hardcore heathens, DISGRACE, have slated a short but brutal East Coast US tour for mid-April. Scheduled around their scheduled performance at the annual New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, from April 12th through 18th DISGRACE will storm through Amityville, Albany, Montreal, Toronto, Buffalo and Philadelphia alongside Closed Casket Activities labelmates, God's Hate, before closing the run down at NEMHF on Saturday, April 18th alongside Testament, Exodus, Nuclear Assault, Nails, Indecision, fellow CCA mates Incendiary, Suburban Scum and more.


DISGRACE The True Enemy Tour:

4/12/2015 Amityville Music Hall - Amityville, NY

4/13/2015 Bogies - Albany, NY

4/14/2015 Sala Rossa - Montreal, QC

4/15/2015 SHIBGB's - Toronto, ON

4/16/2015 Ocean Garden - Buffalo, NY

4/17/2015 The Voltage Lounge - Philadelphia, PA w/ Nails, Incendiary

4/18/2015 The Palladium - Worcester, MA @ New England Metal & Hardcore Fest [info]

 

A recent interview by Shawn Macomber with Dan Seagrave, known for his works for Dismember, Morbid Angel, Entombed and countless others, was posted at Shock Till You Drop, the article featuring the artist's new creation for DISGRACE's True Enemy cover and much more. Check it out at THIS LOCATION.

 

True Enemy's fourth track, "Uncreation," was recently released via Decibel RIGHT HERE.

 

DISGRACE will strike out at backstabbers, cowards and religious zealots with pure fury through one of the most infectious, groove-heavy, death-influenced hardcore records in recent times with True Enemy. Featuring members of Nails, Creatures, Forced Order, and four-fifths of Twitching Tongues, DISGRACE devastates with harshness of masters Merauder, Cold As Life and All Out War, yet taking on metallic attributes of early Bolt Thrower, Celtic Frost, Cannibal Corpse and Sepultura, delivering a modern, punishing metallic groove. DISGRACE will now grab the scene by its throat with their debut LP, produced and recorded at The Pit in Van Nuys, California by vocalist Taylor Young (also of Nails, Twitching Tongues), and mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege (Integrity, Nails, Blacklisted). True Enemy's thirty-four minutes of executioner style metallic hardcore have been shrouded in appropriately grim cover art by legendary artist Dan Seagrave. True Enemy will see release via Closed Casket Activities digitally, on CD and on vinyl on March 24th, the LP with a 24" x 36" poster as well as a digital download. Additional audio samples, preorder links, new tour dates and other announcements are impending.

 

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THREE DAYS GRACE
Human due out March 31 via RCA

The four-piece rock group THREE DAYS GRACE is celebrating a landmark week at radio. Having sold over 6 million albums in the U.S. alone, their new single “I Am Machine” marks the band’s 13th #1 Active Rock Radio single, setting an all-time record in the music world. “I Am Machine”--produced by Gavin Brown and mixed by Chris Lord-Alge--is also the group’s 5th consecutive #1 hit.

THREE DAYS GRACE--MATT WALST (lead vocals), NEIL SANDERSON (drums, piano, backing vocals), BRAD WALST (bass guitar) and BARRY STOCK (lead guitar)--will release their new album HUMAN on March 31 via RCA. Painkiller, the band’s first single off HUMAN with new singer MATT WALST, marked their 12th #1, and I Am Machineis their #13th#1 song and second single with MATT as their lead singer. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN NOW  to “I Am Machine” and CLICK HERE TO LISTEN to “Painkiller.”

On HUMAN, the band re-teamed with producer Gavin Brown, who did the same honors for their platinum-selling 2003 self-titled debut album.  Music heavyweights Nick Raskulinecz and Chris Lorde Alge signed on to mix HUMAN.

Their previous album Transit Of Venus was released in October 2012, debuted #1 on the Hard Rock Chart and Top 5 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, and was nominated for “Best Rock Album of the Year” by the Juno AwardsTransit Of Venus spawned three #1 singles: “Chalk Outline,” “The High Road and “Misery Loves My Company.” The group’s other career #1’s include “World So Cold,” ”Good Life,” “Break,” ”Never Too Late,” “Animal I Have Become,” “Pain,” “Just Like You” and “Home.”

THREE DAYS GRACE is gearing up for a U.S. tour (preliminary shows are HERE). Expect more dates to be announced soon.

“I Am Machine” links:
Lyric Video: http://smarturl.it/IAmMachineLV
Amazon: http://smarturl.it/IAmMachineAMZ
iTunes: http://smarturl.it/IAmMachine
Spotify: http://smarturl.it/3DGMachineSp 

 “Painkiller” Links:
Lyric Video: http://smarturl.it/PainkillerLyric
YouTube: http://smarturl.it/PainkillerPseudo
SoundCloud: http://smarturl.it/PainkillerSC
iTunes: http://smarturl.it/Painkiller
www.rcarecordspress.com

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Sony Music Entertainment and Legacy Recordings Sign
Guitarist/Songwriter/Producer Steve Vai to New Multi-Album Deal
 
First Release Under New Agreement, Stillness In Motion - Vai Live in L.A.
Available in 2CD and 2DVD Configurations on April 7, 2015
 
 
 
Sony Music Entertainment and Legacy Recordings have signed virtuoso guitarist/composer/producer Steve Vai to a new multi-album agreement which includes plans to issue two fresh Vai sets in 2015 beginning with the release of Stillness In Motion - Vai Live in L.A. on April 7, 2015.
 
Vai's first release under the new SONY/Legacy agreement will be Stillness In Motion - Vai Live in L.A., a spectacular performance recorded October 12, 2012 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Available in 2CD and 2DVD configurations, Stillness In Motion revisits the 49th concert from Vai's monumental Story of Light World Tour.
 
Running from 2012 through 2014, The Story of Light World Tour totaled out at 253 engagements (including shows, master classes and concerts with various orchestras) in 52 countries.
 
In addition to the full Club Nokia performance, the 2DVD configuration of Stillness In Motion includes a bonus disc premiering "The Space Between the Notes (Tour Mischief)," a revelatory video diary comprised of more than three and a half hours of footage, lensed around the world on-stage, off-stage and behind-the-scenes during Vai's epic Story of Light World Tour.
 
"To say that this tour was a powerful life experience would be like saying the sun is hot," writes Steve Vai in his personal liner notes penned for Stillness In Motion.
 
Following Stillness In Motion, SONY/Legacy will release an album of new Steve Vai material, marking a significant next chapter in the musician's growing canon.
 
The new multi-album deal marks an SME homecoming for Vai, who set the gold and platinum standard for rock instrumental music across a series of albums released through Relativity and Epic Records from 1990's game-changing Passion and Warfare (his 2nd album and 1st major label release) through 2007's orchestral Sound Theories, Vol. I & II.
 
Vai will be hosting his second Vai Academy — the ultimate guitar experience — August 2-6, in beautiful Vail, Colorado, at The Arrabelle at Vail Square.  With the theme All About The Guitar set for this year, attendees will spend four days and nights discovering the intricacies of the guitar while enjoying once-in-a-lifetime clinics, workshops and jams from the likes of Vai and his handpicked guest instructors, including special guests Eric Johnson and Sonny Landreth. Musicians of all ages and levels are welcome.  For more information, visit:  www.vaiacademy.com. Closing out the week of Vai Academy, Vai will headline Electric Day at Guitar Town on August 9 in Copper Mountain, Colorado, at The Village at Copper.  The free annual festival will also include performances that weekend by Eric Johnson, Robben Ford, Sonny Landreth, John Jorgenson and Andy McKee, among others.  For more information:  www.villageatcopper.com/guitarTown/    
 
About Steve Vai
Steve Vai, age 12, picked up the guitar in 1973 and started taking lessons from Joe Satriani (another future guitar hero) shortly after. He soaked up influences ranging from Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page to Jimi Hendrix and Brian May and by the end of the 1970s, was transcribing guitar parts for Frank Zappa. He became a full member of Zappa's band in 1980.
 
Rapidly becoming one of the most in-demand, versatile, eloquent and soulful sidemen in the business, Vai recorded with Alcatrazz, Whitesnake, David Lee Roth and Public Image Ltd.
 
He launched his solo career with the release of Flex-Able, a homemade indie album, in 1984. Since 1990, he has recorded and released eight studio albums, eight live albums, two EPs, 12 soundtracks, 20 compilation albums, seven videos and more. Steve Vai has earned 15 Grammy nominations and has won three Grammy Awards and appeared as a guest artist on more than 40 albums, playing with artists like Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne, Gregg Bissonnett and Joe Jackson, among others.
 
Stillness In Motion - Vai Live in L.A.
Recorded Live at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on October 12, 2012
Produced by Steve Vai
 
2CD Edition
Disc 1
1. Intro/Racing the World
2. Velorum
3. Band Intros
4. Building the Church
5. Tender Surrender
6. Gravity Storm
7. Weeping China Doll
8. John the Revelator
9. The Moon and I
10. The Animal
11. Whispering a Prayer
 
Disc 2
1. The Audience Is Listening
2. Rescue Me or Bury Me
3. Sisters
4. Treasure Island
5. Salamanders In the Sun
6. Pusa Road
7. Frank
8. The Ultra Zone (CD Version)
9. Build Me a Song L.A.
10. For The Love of God
11. Taurus Bulba
 
2DVD Edition 
Disc 1
1. Intro/Racing the World
2. Velorum
3. Band Intros
4. Building the Church
5. Tender Surrender
6. Gravity Storm
7. The Trillium’s Launch
8. Weeping China Doll
9. John the Revelator
10. The Moon and I
11. The Animal
12. Whispering a Prayer
13. The Audience Is Listening
14. Where Are We
15. Rescue Me or Bury Me
16. Sisters
17. Treasure Island
18. Beastly Rap
19. Salamanders In the Sun
20. Pusa Road
21. Earthquake Sky, Drum Solo
22. I’m Tired
23. The Ultra Zone
24. Frank
 
 
Disc 2
1. Build Me a Song L.A.
2. For the Love of God
3. Taurus Bulba
 
Story of Light Tour: The Space Between the Notes (Tour Mischief)
4. Leg 1 (Rehearsals/USA)
5. Leg 2 (Europe/Eastern Europe)
6. Leg 3 (Vegas/Netherlands/Russia/Ukraine/Europe)
7. Leg 4 (Australia/NZ/Indonesia/China/S. Korea/Japan/Taiwan/Thailand)
8. Leg 5 (Europe...again)
9. Leg 6 (USA...again)
10. Leg 7 (Mexico/South America/China)
11. Leg 8 (Vegas/Singapore/Malaysia/Israel/Europe/Russia/Ukraine)
12. Leg 9 (USA/St. Barths/Japan/France/Poland)
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VAMPS ANNOUNCE BLOODSUCKERS, NEW ALBUM OUT VIA SPINEFARM RECORDS
 MARCH 2015

 

BAND TO HOST + HEADLINE VAMPARK FEST 2015 WITH FULL INTERNATIONAL LINEUP

 

TOURING THE U.S. WITH SIXX:AM IN APRIL

 

 

 

(New York, N.Y.): VAMPS, the Japanese rock band formed by and featuring HYDE (L'Arc~en~Ciel) and K.A.Z (Oblivion Dust), will release a new studio album, Bloodsuckers, through Spinefarm Records on March 24. The pre-order is HERE.

 

This 13 track release-produced by VAMPS and Josh Wilbur (whose previous credits include Gojira and Lamb of God) and housed in the artwork of mysterious Japanese artist Rockin' Jelly Bean-is the follow-up to Sex Blood Rock N' Roll, released in 2013.

 

Songs on Bloodsuckers include "World's End," a UK single in 2014, and used in the Sony campaign for the Xperia UK mobile), "Get Away," "Replay," "The Jolly Roger," and "Vampire's Love," which is not just a Top 3 single in Japan but also the song selected to launch Hollywood blockbuster, Dracula Untold, in that market.

 

In addition, "Replay" was the theme song of Dark Labyrinth, one in a series of a world-famous smartphone apps from Dark Summoner; the app has been downloaded over six million times. "The Jolly Roger" features in the TV commercial for Nissan's X-Trail SUV. It's no surprise then that the album has already been a Top 5 success in Japan.

 

Says Hyde, who launched VAMPS with K.A.Z in 2008, "Bloodsuckers is a record that we spent almost one year putting together. For me, this is the best work we've done so far, and we would love to tour around the world with these songs."

 

Bloodsuckers sees VAMPS pushing their take on contemporary hard rock to exotic new heights, blending melody and message over 50 minutes of dramatic, impassioned music.

 

"Our aim was to build on the excitement of our headline show at Koko in London last year, and of course our appearance at the Download Festival in the UK," explained Hyde.

 

 On the live front, VAMPS have played over 300 dates around the world in the past five years, including shows in North America; they have also visited the South American continent, where their second album, Beast (2010), charted in the Top 4 - a unique achievement for a Japanese act.

 

Most recently, they completed a run of dates in Japan (33 shows to 65,000 people), climaxing with a worldwide webcast of their Zepp Tokyo show on January 25.

 

Next, on February 18 + 19, VAMPS will be hosting and headlining their own festival, VAMPARK FEST, set to take place at the legendary Nippon Budokan in Tokyo; the bill will be completed by special guests Sixx:A.M., plus Buckcherry, Gerard Way and Nothing More.

 

Outside of Japan, VAMPS will tour the US with Sixx:AM in April; this major run of dates - which also features Finland's Apocalyptica - kicks off in in San Francisco on April 8 at The Regency Ballroom. 

 

Says Nikki Sixx of Sixx:A.M, "Sixx:A.M. just played our first Japanese show ever with VAMPS in Tokyo at Budokan. They really gave us our first opportunity to play in front of so many rock fans in Japan. We now want to extend the same for them by bringing them out on tour with us. We can't wait for our fans to discover them all across the U.S."

 

Bloodsuckers Track Listing:

1. Reincarnation

2. Zero

3. Lips

4. World's End

5. Evil

6. Ghost

7. Vampire's Love

8. Damned

9. Get Away

10. Replay

 

VAMPS TOUR DATES: 

 

APRIL:

WED 8 San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom w/SIXX:A.M.

FRI 10 Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint w/SIXX:A.M.

SAT 11 Los Angeles, CA Club Nokia w/SIXX:A.M.

MON 13 Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre w/SIXX:A.M.

TUE 14 Kansas City, MO @ Midland Theatre w/SIXX:A.M.

THU 16 Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live w/SIXX:A.M.

FRI 17 Dallas, TX @ Bomb Factory w/SIXX:A.M.

SUN 19 Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights w/SIXX:A.M.

MON 20 Chicago, IL @ The Vic Theater w/SIXX:A.M.

TUE 21 Detroit, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre w/SIXX:A.M.

SAT 25 Ft. Myers, FL @ Ft. Rock Festival

SUN 26 Jacksonville, FL @ Welcome to Rockville

TUE 28 Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory w/SIXX:A.M.

WED 29 Silver Springs, MD @ The Fillmore w/SIXX:A.M.

 

MAY:

Fri 1 NY, NY @ Best Buy Theatre (Headline Show)

Fri 15/Sat 16/Sun 17 Rock On The Range @Columbus, OH


 

 

 

For More Info Visit:

https://twitter.com/vamps_jpn

http://www.universal-music.co.jp/vamps-englis

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BEHEMOTH: Revolver Magazine Unveils Exclusive Excerpts From Forthcoming Biography;
North American Live Takeover Continues


 

Next week, Metal Blade Records will unleash Behemoth: Devil's Conquistadors. A definitive BEHEMOTH biography penned by Łukasz Dunaj, the stunning 490-page, hardcover tome takes an in-depth look at the history of the events that materially influenced the band, their music, their ultimate rise to the upper echelon of metal and becoming a household name in their native homeland of Poland. In addition to the author's narrative, the book includes quotes and anecdotes from current and former BEHEMOTH members as well as interviews with Tomas Krajewski, Rob Darken, Graal, Havok, old photos of the band, flyers, lyric sheets and so much more. In the foreword by Krzysztof Azarewicz (Polish poet, writer, occultist and longtime lyric co-writer): "If, as a cultural anthropologist, I were to point to a single cosmic force which BEHEMOTH's music expresses, I would name it not Satan but Dionysus. A deity that represents not only the intoxicating influence of cosmic energies and earthly benefits, but also their benevolent healing properties. A deity of strength and pride. A deity of creative might."

 

In advance of its release, today Revolver Magazine offers up an exclusive excerpt from the book where vocalist/guitarist Nergal recounts his early grade and high school years, his increasing interest in extreme music and his growing skepticism of Catholicism. Check it out at THIS LOCATION.

 

In related news, BEHEMOTH is currently damning stages throughout North America on a mammoth co-headlining tour with legendary death metal practitioners/labelmates, Cannibal Corpse. The month-long takeover continues to march its way across the country and will trample through nearly three-dozen cities upon its conclusion on March 7th in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Support comes from two of Sweden's finest metal exports: Aeon and Tribulation. Reports The Dallas Observer of the band's set, "BEHEMOTH's credo is the power of the will, and it completely permeates their live show... On a starkly lit stage filled with cast-iron ritualistic symbols, vocalist and guitarist Nergal lurched around with the ease of a seasoned performer. He held the audience in his hand, and his performance alone made it plain why BEHEMOTH's live show is so renowned."

 

BEHEMOTH w/ Cannibal Corpse, Aeon, Tribulation [remaining dates]:
2/20/2015 House Of Blues -Chicago, IL
2/21/2015 Egyptian Room - Indianapolis, IN
2/22/2015 House Of Blues - Cleveland, OH
2/23/2015 St. Andrews Hall - Detroit, MI
2/24/2015 The Phoenix - Toronto, ON
2/25/2015 Metropolis - Montreal, QC
2/27/2015 House of Blues - Boston, MA
2/28/2015 Webster Hall - New York, NY
3/01/2015 Theater Of The Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA
3/02/2015 The Fillmore - Silver Spring, MD
3/03/2015 The Fillmore - Charlotte, NC
3/05/2015 Masquerade - Atlanta, GA
3/06/2015 Janus Landing - Tampa, FL
3/07/2015 Revolution - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

 

Behemoth: Devil's Conquistadors will be released via Metal Blade Records on February 24th, 2015.

Preorders are available now at metalblade.com/behemoth where you'll find a special bundle option which includes an exclusive shirt available ONLY with the preorder.  

 

 

http://www.metalblade.com/behemoth
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http://www.twitter.com/BehemothBand
http://www.youtube.com/Behemothofficial

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Swedish Rock Legends EUROPE Announce U.S. Tour Dates +

“Monsters of Rock” Cruise Performances
 

Win a Limited Edition EUROPE Merchandise Box SetSee Below for Details 

Watch the New “War of Kings” Music Video Now: http://youtu.be/yOgVa--DyVI - 75,000 Views and Counting! 

New Album War of Kings – Out March 10th via Hell & Back Recordings

Pre-Order Here via Amazon

 

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Swedish rock legends EUROPE will release their 10th studio album, War of Kings, on March 10, 2015 in the United States via Hell & Back Recordings.

In conjunction with the upcoming album release, the band will ship off on the Monsters of Rock cruise on April 18th from Miami, FL, and cruise to Poseidon’s Grotto/Nassau, Bahamas, docking back in Miami on April 22nd. In addition to EUROPE, the cruise features performances from Tesla, Night Ranger, Lita Ford, and more. Visit www.monstersofrockcruise.com for pricing and more information.

Once back on land, EUROPE will embark on an eight-city tour of select eastern U.S. states, including a stop at the M3 Rock Festival in Columbia, MD. See below for a full listing of tour dates:

EUROPE U.S. Tour Dates:

4/18 - 4/22 - Miami, FL @ Monsters of Rock Cruise

4/24 - Milwaukee, WI @ Potowatomi Casino

4/25 - Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues

4/26 - Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue

4/28 - Chicago, IL @ House of Blues - w/ Black Star Riders

4/30 - New York, NY @ Irving Plaza - w/ Black Star Riders

5/1 - Niagara Falls, NY @ The Bears Den - w/ Black Star Riders

5/2 - Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion - M3 Rock Festival

5/3 - Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun

Last week, in celebration of the release and forthcoming tour, EUROPE released their amazing new music video for the title track “War of Kings”, directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company (In Flames, At The Gates, Arch Enemy). In less than two weeks’ time, the video has racked up over 75,000 views. Watch it here: http://youtu.be/yOgVa--DyVI

War of Kings will be available in multiple formats, as a CD digipak, a CD jewel case, a vinyl LP and in digital download format. PRE-ORDER HERE via Amazon

Right now, you can win a limited edition EUROPE War of Kings box set, which includes a copy of the album, as well as a t-shirt, bonus DVD, postcard, and sticker. You can enter now to win the box set now via only two sites, UltimateClassicRock.com and BraveWords.com. Good luck!

 

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Recorded at the brand new PanGaia Studios in Stockholm, Sweden, produced by Dave Cobb (Rival Sons) and engineered by John Netti, War of Kings sees the quintet confidently creating 11 monstrously melodic, yet hard-hitting classic rock’n’roll standouts for their fervent global audience.

War of Kings tracklisting:

1) War Of Kings

2) Hole In My Pocket

3) Second Day

4) Praise You

5) Nothin’ To Ya

6) California 405

7) Days Of Rock n Roll

8) Children Of The Mind

9) Rainbow Bridge

10) Angels (With Broken Hearts)

11) Light Me Up

Bonus: Vasastan (Instrumental)

EUROPE’s place as a legendary classic rock band was platinum-stamped early in their career, having enjoyed an explosive period of worldwide success in the ‘80s, under-pinned by their hit album and single The Final Countdown, before going on hiatus between 1992 and 2003. They reunited and quickly settled into a period of re-establishment which has seen them re-enforce their reputation worldwide as one of the premier purveyors of blues-tinged classic rock with an edge and some kick. Their last album, 2012’s Bag of Bones, saw EUROPE hit the UK top 40 rock album charts and debut at #2 on the Swedish national charts.

War of Kings is set to take full advantage of the global groundwork EUROPE have put in over the last few years.

EUROPE is:

Joey Tempest – lead vocals, acoustic & rhythm guitar, keyboards

John Norum – lead & rhythm guitars, backing vocals

John Leven – bass, backing vocals

Mic Michaeli – keyboards, piano, backing vocals, rhythm guitar

Ian Haugland – drums, percussion, backing vocals

For more information on EUROPE, please visit www.udr-music.com/index.php/europe-band, www.facebook.com/europetheband and www.europetheband.com.

 

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DROWNING POOL Releases “Soul” Music Video +

IndieGoGo Campaign to Raise Funds for the American Heart Association 

All Proceeds Earned Go to the AHA, in Memory of Dave Williams

WATCH NOW VIA INDIEGOGO 

New Dates Added to Second Leg of “Sinner” Unlucky 13th Anniversary Tour

Support from ADRENALINE MOB and FULL DEVIL JACKET  

 

Dave Williams Memorial T-Shirt Available via IndieGoGo

 

Last week, platinum-selling Texas rockers DROWNING POOL announced the second leg of their successful Sinner “Unlucky 13th Anniversary” Tour, with Adrenaline Mob and Full Devil Jacket. The band will perform their platinum-selling album Sinner in its entirety at each tour stop, followed by other hits. See below for all confirmed dates, with more added since the last announcement.  

VIP Meet and Greet packages are available here: http://ticketspin.com/drowning-pool  

Today, in conjunction with the recent tour announcement and in memory of late vocalist Dave Williams, DROWNING POOL have released their new music video for “Soul”. The video is comprised of archived live performance video featuring Williams and is being released via the band’s new IndieGoGo campaign, designed to raise money for the American Heart Association in his name. The band’s goal is set at $13,000, all of which will go to the AHA. Donators of $30 or more will receive a special “In Memoriam” t-shirt adorned with Williams’ image. Watch the video and check out the donation page here: http://igg.me/p/drowning-pool-celebrate-dave-13-years-of-sinner/x/9874687  

 

DROWNING POOL Tour Dates:

3/12 - Daytona Beach, FL @ Main Street Station - Daytona Bike Week                           

3/13 - Melbourne, FL @ County Line Saloon

3/14 - Jacksonville, FL @ Beach Blvd Concert Hall             

3/17 - Clarksville, TN @ The Warehouse Bar & Grill                                   

3/19 - Baltimore, MD @ Fish Head Cantina             

3/20 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance                  

3/21 - Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom    

3/22 - Beckley, WV @ Muncheez     

3/24 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar                            

3/25 - Kent, OH @ The Outpost

3/26 - Fredericksburg, VA @ Hard Times                

3/27 - Lancaster, OH @ Mickey's Bar                       

3/28 - Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop                                               

3/29 - Racine, WI @ Route 20

4/1 - Laporte, IN @ Johnny's Roadhouse     

4/2 - St. Louis, MO @ The Mad Magician

4/3 - Dallas, TX @ Trees                               

 

 

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You can pick up your 2-disc “Unlucky 13th Anniversary” deluxe edition of Sinner now, which includes 13 tracks of demos, remixes and two unreleased tracks. This expanded reissue, originally released on in 2001, represents the definitive version of DROWNING POOL’s classic Dave Williams years, whose untimely death in 2002 at the too early age of 30 marked an unlucky end to a rising star. Sinner features the chart-topping hard rock anthem, ‘Bodies’. 
 

Order the Sinner “Unlucky 13th Anniversary” deluxe edition now at these locations:

Best Buy physical – order here

Hastings physical – order here

Amazon physical/digital – http://smarturl.it/SinnerUnlucky13CD

iTunes digital – http://smarturl.it/SinnerUnlucky13  

 

For more information on DROWNING POOL, please visit: 

Drowning Pool official site: http://www.drowningpool.com

Tour Dates: http://www.drowningpool.com/tour.html

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drowningpool

Twitter: https://twitter.com/drowningpool

Vevo: https://www.youtube.com/user/DrowningPoolVEVO

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/DrowningPoolOfficial

Instagram: http://instagram.com/drowningpoolofficial

Online Media Kit: http://mediakits.thebicyclemusiccompany.com/sinner-unlucky-13th-anniversary-deluxe-edition/

Campaign Hashtag: #UnluckySinner13

www.bicyclemusic.com

www.concordmusicgroup.com

 

DROWNING POOL is:

C.J. Pierce – guitar/ vocals

Stevie Benton – bass/vocals

Mike Luce – drums/vocals

Jasen Moreno – vocals

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WITHIN THE RUINS FLIPS VAN
FORCED TO MISS FIRST TWO SHOWS ON CURRENT TOUR

(New York, NY) - Massachusetts Metal act WITHIN THE RUINS flipped their van and trailer off an interstate in Pennsylvania yesterday afternoon. While no one was hurt, their van, trailer and gear were completely destroyed. "We rolled about three times from what I can remember and landed on the median. Our van and trailer are totaled." says guitarist Joe Cocchi. 

The band had set sail from their hometown in MA on their way to California to begin a month-long tour with SUICIDE SILENCE along side label-mates FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY. Despite the near death experience and loss of gear, the band will push on and make the third show scheduled at El Corazon on Friday, February 20th in Seattle. Cocchi continues, "All I can say is that we're happy to be alive. I don't know how, but none of us were injured. We're on the road touring because this is all we know and love, and we want to continue. Help us get back on our feet by picking up a shirt. Thank you all for the continued support.”

The band has set up a GoFundMe page to make up some of gear lost in the wreckage. The link can be found below.
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 36 CRAZYFISTS TO RELEASE TIME AND TRAUMA ON FEBRUARY 17
 
BAND PARTICIPATING IN REDDIT AMA SESSION TODAY, FEBRUARY 16
 
BAND TO TOUR NORTH AMERICA THIS SPRING
(New York, N.Y.): 36 Crazyfists will release their new album Time and Trauma via Spinefarm Records on Tuesday, February 17.
 
There is a swell of activity surrounding the Alaskan band around release date. The band will be participating in a Reddit AMA ("Ask Me Anything") session today, Monday, February 16, from 1PM to 3PM ET, which is the perfect way to celebrate the album's impending release. The band will give fans the scoop on everything happening in 36 Crazyfists' universe and will tell fans everything they need to know. The AMA will take place here.
  
Also, frontman Brock Lindow, a noted beer connoisseur and a bar owner himself, used his discerning palette to offer his take on certain brands of beer in an exclusive beer-tasting clip, which premiered via Loudwire. Lindow also offered an exclusive and effective hangover cure. Check it out
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The band is also returning to the road in the spring, touring the U.S. with Nonpoint and Five Finger Death Punch, respectively. All 36 Crazyfists dates are below.

 
36 Crazyfists North American Tour Dates
 
3/26 - Peoria, Ill.– Limelight*
3/27 - Rochester, Minn. - Wicked Moose*
3/29 - Minot, N.D. - Original Bar*
3/31 - Missoula, Mt. - Stage 112*
4/1 - Idaho Falls, Id. – Peppertree*
4/3 - Boise, Id. – Revolution*
4/4 - Spokane, Wash. – Palamino*
4/5 - Seattle, Wash. - Studio Seven*
4/6 - Portland, Ore. - Tonic Lounge*
4/8 - San Francisco, Calif. - Dna Lounge*
4/10 - Las Vegas, Nev. - Vinyl @ Hard Rock Live*
4/11 - Tuscon, Ariz. - The Rock
4/12 - Tempe, Ariz. - Club Red-Mesa*
4/14 - Austin, Texas - Red 7*
4/16 - Lubbock, Texas - Jake's Back Room*
4/17 - Abilene, Texs - The Silo*
4/21 - Little Rock, Ark. - Juanita's*
4/24 - Destin, Fla. - Club La*
4/28 - Chattanooga, Tenn. - Track 29**
4/30 - Dallas, Texas – Trees
5/1 - San Antonio, Texas - Alamo City Music Hall
5/2 - Houston, Texas- Bayou Music Center**
5/4 - Mobile, Ala.  - Soul Kitchen**
5/5 - Birmingham, Ala. - Iron City**
5/6 - Louisville, Ky - Expo Five
5/7 - St. Louis, Mo. - The Firebird
5/8 - Milwaukee, Wis. - Eagles Ballroom**
 
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**With Five Finger Death Punch
 
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SLAUGHTER TO PREVAIL

Take You To "Hell" In New Video Assault 

The Russian death dealers of SLAUGHTER TO PREVAIL are taking you to "Hell" with a striking new video attack. Click here to go to "Hell". 

"Hell" comes off the band's new EP, which will be released early this year. The EP is as destructive as a sledgehammer to the back of the head, as witnessed on the EP’s first single “Crowned and Conquered” (featuring Lucas Mann of Rings of Saturn).

Fans across Europe will have their chance to enter "Hell" live on the European Extinction tour. SLAUGHTER TO PREVAIL will join forces with the mighty INGESTED and German slam crushers ACRANIUS. The tour will also be hitting Neurotic Deathfest and Doom Rotten Deathfest.

Stream “Crowned and Conquered” here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2tV2qAT1gs

 

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w/ INGESTED & ARCANIUS

12.04. FR Paris, Gibus Café

13.04. BE Deinze, Café Elpee

14.04. DE Frankfurt, Elfer Club

15.04. CZ Prague, Exit Us

16.04. DE Leipzig, Four Rooms

17.04. DE Berlin, Doom Rotten Deathfest, K17

18.04. NL Tilburg, Neurotic Deathfest, 013

19.04. NL Drachten, Iduna

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ADRENALINE MOB ANNOUNCE MARCH/APRIL TOUR WITH 

DROWNING POOL

 

 

 

Following the release this week of their Dearly Departed EP, Adrenaline Mob announce today that they will commence a tour opening for Drowning Pool March 12th to April 3rd.  Also appearing on the bill will be Full Devil Jacket. The tour will cover the Southeast, Northeast, and Midwest before ending in Dallas Texas.

 

Dearly Departed is the band's second release on Century Media following the 2014 release of Men of Honor.  Videos for the title track and the band's cover version of the Charlie Daniels Band classic, "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," can be found here:

 

"Dearly Departed"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xe51dozTkOM


"The Devil Went Down To Georgia"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjbD0izEFBE

 

 

Adrenaline Mob tour dates with Drowning Pool:

 

3/12 - Daytona Beach, FL @ Main Street Station - Daytona Bike Week                         
3/14 - Jacksonville, FL @ Beach Blvd Concert Hall             
3/17 - Clarksville, TN @ The Warehouse Bar & Grill                                    
3/19 - Baltimore, MD @ Fish Head Cantina             
3/20 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance                  
3/21 - Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom    
3/22 - Beckley, WV @ Muncheez     
3/24 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar                             
3/26 - Fredericksburg, VA @ Hard Times                
3/27 - Lancaster, OH @ Mickey's Bar                       
3/28 - Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop                                                
4/1 - Laporte, IN @ Johnny's Roadhouse     
4/2 - St. Louis, MO @ The Mad Magician
4/3 - Dallas, TX @ Trees                         

Check out Adrenaline Mob in our online store:

www.cmdistro.com/catalog/adrenaline+mob

 

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SATYRICON Signs With Napalm Records

For Release of Spectacular Live DVD!

                                                              

Norwegian Black Metal legends SATYRICON have signed a worldwide deal with Austrian metal label Napalm Records for release of their upcoming DVD Live At The Opera!

 

Mastermind Satyr about the story behind Live At The Opera:

"The whole thing started with us doing one song, "To The Mountains" a year and a half before the actual show. We performed at a closed event in the main hall of the opera with the Royal Norwegian Opera Chorus. It was very inspirational. I then said to the conductor that I would love to do a whole show like this. He loved the idea, I was serious about it, and he was serious about it.

 

We spent approximately one and a half year working with composer and arranger Kjetil Bjerkestrand on the choral arrangements. When I picked songs, I was not necessarily looking at only songs suitable for choral arrangements or typical in the Satyricon live set. For me, it had to be a combination. If you look at songs like "Die By My Hand", it`s pretty obvious we`ll want to use a choir for that because it has a choir on the record too. On the other hand, there were other things I had to consider. For example, "K.I.N.G." is probably the most famous Satyricon song ever - and not necessarily a song I can imagine with choral arrangements. But just because people hear it more or less the same way always, I thought it would be interesting to take that song and give it a totally different vibe for this one time. And it`s also interesting to see if we can work it around the structure of a song that is more or less straightforward.

 

For something that we planned for so long, put so much work into, and something this unique - of course it would be nice to film it and record it. But I made it very clear to the people around Satyricon that I`m not going to turn this into a recording session where you can buy tickets.When you hear or or watch this recording you should feel like you're there.

 

This is not "Satyricon - Best Of from the Opera", this is a show! The perfect parts need to go in there, but also the parts that are not so perfect. That`s the nature of it, that`s the real deal. It's not a live album. It's a celebration of what Satyricon stands for as a band."

 

Live At The Opera is set to be released in Europe on May 1st & on May 5th  2015 in North America via Napalm Records. This upcoming release will contain the full performance DVD and double CD of this exclusive and very special concert by the legendary Satyricon.


 

Watch a preview of Live At The Opera here: http://youtu.be/hmtVc-4z8Ow

 

To celebrate their upcoming DVD release, SATYRICON will be hitting the road for an extensive European tour.

Catch them live on the following dates:

 

21.02.2015 NOR - Bergen / Blastfest

04.04.2015 NL - Nijmegen / Doornroosje

05.04.2015 FR - Oignies / Le Metaphone

06.04.2015 FR - Paris / La Machine

07.04.2015 UK - Manchester / Sound Control

08.04.2015 UK - London / Scala

10.04.2015 BEL - Durbuy / Durbuy Rock Festival

11.04.2015 GER - Bochum / Matrix

12.04.2015 GER - Wiesbaden / Schlachthof

13.04.2015 CZ - Prag / Akropolis

15.04.2015 GER - Munich / Bachstage Halle

16.04.2015 CH - Pratteln / Z7

17.04.2015 FR - Montbéliard / Impetus Festival

18.04.2015 IT - Pordenone / Deposito Giordano

19.04.2015 AT - Vienna / Szene

21.04.2015 PL - Warsaw / Progresja

22.04.2015 GER - Berlin / SO36

23.04.2015 GER - Leipzig / Werk 2

24.04.2015 GER - Hamburg / Markthalle

25.04.2015 SE - Malmö / KB

26.04.2015 SE - Stockholm / Nalen

19.06.2015 FR - Clisson / Hellfest

For More Info Visit:

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AGNOSTIC FRONT Post Video Intro for Upcoming Webisode Series

                                                 

Announce Special Bonus For Vinyl Edition of

The American Dream Died

 

New York hardcore pioneers AGNOSTIC FRONT have posted an intro video for the upcoming webisode series the band filmed documenting the production process and the background for the new album The American Dream Died. Check out the video intro HERE.

 

AGNOSTIC FRONT has announced that as a special bonus in each vinyl edition of the album, every copy will also contain a download code for the album Your Time's Up by THE ALLIGATORS, a rowdy punk project featuring AGNOSTIC FRONT singer Roger Miret and members of legendary Anaheim, CA hardcore band INSTED.

 

The American Dream Died was produced by MADBALL singer Freddy Cricien and engineered, mixed and mastered by Paul Miner (H2OTERROR) and will be released April 7, 2015 via Nuclear Blast Records.

 

The record will feature guest appearances by CricienToby Morse (H2O) and Lou Koller (SICK OF IT ALL).  The band also announced the collaboration of legendary AGNOSTIC FRONT/MADBALL guitarist Matt Henderson on the song "A Wise Man."

 

Commented Miret: "Matt Henderson tracked all guitars for 'A Wise Man' being that song has a total One Voice era feel! Our good friend Ricky Singh (BACKTRACK NYHC) is to credit for the songs existence! The band executed it with such a great feel and bringing in our brother and ex-AF veteran Matt Henderson to solely do the guitar tracks was just magical!"

 

The American Dream Died will be available as digital download, on vinyl as well as on CD. A limited bundle with an exclusive T-Shirt will be available, too - surf to http://smarturl.it/AmericanDream-NB  to secure your copy!

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Recently AGNOSTIC FRONT posted a track-by-track commentary for every song on the new album. It was written by the band's iconic front man, Roger Miretand can be read below.

 

The American Dream Died:  It's a harsh look at what's going on today in our society. The intro that precedes this song says it all! It's a reaction to everything happening around us right now. The higher ups are out of control! 

 

Police Violence: This is our reaction to what's going on in our country regarding the unprovoked brutality of our citizens by those who we pay to "protect and serve" us.  If they are going to act like criminals, then they should be prosecuted as one! They have some kind of elite fraternity-like understanding that they protect each other with.  Don't abuse your badge!

 

Only In America: It's sad to learn that the people who serve in our military and risk their lives fighting in wars come home to the government not giving a shit about them, especially if those veterans were wounded mentally or physically. They gotta go through a lot of bullshit just to try and get a little help and support. You've gotta be blind if you don't see that, only in America. This is why I strongly believe the US Government should stop policing the world, and start caring for the issues right here in the USA!

 

Test Of Time: Learning from the past is important, to help you move forward and not make the mistakes we did in our youth. Longevity is the key to success. We won't get left behind.

 

We Walk The Line: It's a statement of who we are and how we live in relation to the hardcore community.

 

Never Walk Alone: We always spoke about unity and how sticking together will help us grow as scene. Hardcore is worldwide now. This is our scene, our passion and it was great to present this song with honorable NYHC veteran's Freddy Cricien (MADBALL), Toby Morse (H2O) and Lou Koller (SICK OF IT ALL) joining on the anthemy chorus!!! Punk rock/Hardcore is a movement it's not an image!

 

Enough Is Enough: Protest song! I once read an inspiring quote that went like this "I hold it, that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical" - Thomas Jefferson. 

 

I Can't Relate: Dealing with different people you don't like in different situations. Could be applied to a boss, ex girlfriend, someone who lives a completely opposite lifestyle, etc.

 

Old New York: New York City has lost its edge. It's been stripped of its culture and over run by money. Making it hard for musicians and artist to live there. Now we're surrounded by transplants and rich hipsters. Let's face it, it's not the NYC I once adored. That one is so well documented in one of my favorite movies Taxi Driver! Hence the intro, I Miss The Old New York.

 

Social Justice: Nothing is more disgusting than hearing about a grown man rapping a child. This song talks about a man who got caught in the act and was served street justice stabbed with knives from his head to his toes. Justice served!

 

Reasonable Doubt: Our whole lives we've been criminalized for one reason or another. But it's actually the media, the corporations and the government who are the scumbags. Power to the people standing up against them. Wake the fuck up people!

 

No War Fuck You: Self explanatory, stop creating wars so you can justify your unlimited defense budget and make all your friends rich. Innocent people are dying for your stupid games.

 

Attack!: On some occasions people tend to disrespect and take our kindness for weakness. We have always been known for never taken shit from anyone. Cross the line and we will attack!

 

A Wise Man: Growing up in NYC living in and out of Vinnie's apartment. Our old friend John always looked out for us like a father figure. He tried to guide us in the right direction and give us good advice. He was a wise man, a friend forever. 

 

Just Like Yesterday: This song takes us on the journey through our history as a band, from touring all over the world and making friends that still remain loyal today. One of my favorite lines is "From NYC to the Berlin beat." It shows our love for those two great cities and our great world accomplishments as a hardcore community.

 

 

The American Dream Died Track Listing:

01. Intro

02. The American Died

03. Police Violence

04. Only In America

05. Test Of Time

06. We Walk The Line

07. Never Walk Alone feat. Freddy Cricien, Toby Morse & Lou Koller

08. Enough Is Enough

09. I Can't Relate

10. Old New York

11. Social Justice

12. Reasonable Doubt

13. No War Fuck You

14. Attack!

15. A Wise Man feat. Matt Henderson on guitar

16. Just Like Yesterday

 

 

Visit AGNOSTIC FRONT online at: http://www.agnosticfront.com

 

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AMARANTHE TOURING NORTH AMERICA THIS SPRING

BAND ENJOYING AN EXCITING WAVE OF SUCCESS WITH NEW ALBUM MASSIVE ADDICTIVE + SINGLE "DROP DEAD CYNICAL"
 
I PREVAIL + SANTA CRUZ TO SERVE AS SUPPORT
(New York, N.Y): Amaranthe will make their triumphant return to North America this spring for a headline tour. This marks the first time the band has cruised through the U.S. and Canada since last fall, when they served as main support for Within Temptation. On this run, fans will enjoy the full Amaranthe experience, as it will be their show.
 

Since the October 2014 release of MASSIVE ADDICTIVE, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Heatseekers Chart, Amaranthe have gained steady momentum, with the addictively catchy single "Drop Dead Cynical" enjoying an exciting wave of success, garnering major spins at SiriusXM's Octane and currently climbing the Active Rock radio charts.
 
The band recently shot a video for "Digital World," which will premiere shortly. Stay tuned!
 
Joining Amaranthe on this spring trek will be I Prevail, as well as their labelmates in Santa Cruz. The latter are a bunch of young Finnish turks with major chops. They will release Santa Cruz on March 10 and are arriving stateside just in time to make some rock 'n' roll noise, to make dedicated and diehard fans of your sons, and to make out with your daughters! Lookout! The band recently shared a lyric video for "
My Remedy."
 
Hard rock fans won't want to miss this special spring jaunt.

 
Amaranthe Spring 2015 Tour Dates With I Prevail + Santa Cruz:
 
5/13   New York, NY —Gramercy Theatre
5/14   Baltimore, MD—Rams Head Live
5/15   Worcester, MA —The Palladium
5/16   Philadelphia, PA—The Trocadero Theatre
5/17   Toronto, ON—Opera House
5/20   Joliet, IL—Mojoes
5/23   Calgary, AB—Republik
5/24   Edmonton, AB—Starlite Room
5/26   Vancouver, BC—Rickshaw Theatre
5/27   Seattle, WA —Studio Seven
5/29   Denver, CO —Bluebird Theater
6/2     San Francisco, CA—The Regency Ballroom
6/3     Los Angeles, CA—Club Nokia
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DROWNING POOL Announces Second Leg of “Sinner” Unlucky 13th Anniversary Tour 
 

Support from ADRENALINE MOB and FULL DEVIL JACKET

Additional Dates, VIP Packs and More TBA Next Week 

Stay Tuned for a New DROWNING POOL Music Video and Contest, Coming Soon

 

 

Platinum Texas rockers DROWNING POOL have announced the second leg of their successful Sinner “Unlucky 13th Anniversary” Tour. The run kicks off on March 12th in Daytona Beach, FL as part of Daytona Bike Week and tours through eastern and central US markets, ending on March 3rd in the Dallas, TX. Adrenaline Mob and Full Devil Jacket will provide tour support, alternating each night. The band will perform their platinum-selling album Sinner in its entirety at each tour stop, followed by other hits.  

See below for all current tour dates, and stay tuned for more dates being added next week. Offered on the first leg of the tour, special VIP Meet and Greet packages will be available again for this leg, starting next week.
 

DROWNING POOL Tour Dates:

3/12 - Daytona Beach, FL @ Main Street Station - Daytona Bike Week                           

3/14 - Jacksonville, FL @ Beach Blvd Concert Hall             

3/17 - Clarksville, TN @ The Warehouse Bar & Grill                                   

3/19 - Baltimore, MD @ Fish Head Cantina             

3/20 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance                  

3/21 - Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom    

3/22 - Beckley, WV @ Muncheez     

3/24 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar                            

3/26 - Fredericksburg, VA @ Hard Times                

3/27 - Lancaster, OH @ Mickey's Bar                       

3/28 - Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop                                               

4/1 - Laporte, IN @ Johnny's Roadhouse     

4/2 – St. Louis, MO @ The Mad Magician

4/3 - Dallas, TX @ Trees                               

 

In a band statement, DROWNING POOL says, Sinner represents that amazing time in DROWNING POOL's career when things really started to take off. It reminds us of that raw energy and excitement we had when we first got our music out there… when we first started touring worldwide. For us to be able to play the whole Sinner record for our fans is such a great opportunity. Especially for all of newer DROWNING POOL fans who know about the original Sinner days with the late great Dave Williams, but never got to see that show. It's a great chance for them to see us how we first started. And Jasen Moreno is heading up center stage. He has been our friend throughout this whole journey, his time, dedication, and respect to the DROWNING POOL fans shines through every night at every show. Don't miss it! We’re stoked to continue our journey of celebrating older and newer DROWNING POOL music. See you at the show!”

 

Ghost 13 Cover Art Version Two-2

 

You can pick up your 2-disc “Unlucky 13th Anniversary” deluxe edition of Sinner now, which includes 13 tracks of demos, remixes and two unreleased tracks. This expanded reissue, originally released on in 2001, represents the definitive version of DROWNING POOL’s classic Dave Williams years, whose untimely death in 2002 at the too early age of 30 marked an unlucky end to a rising star. Sinner features the chart-topping hard rock anthem, ‘Bodies’.

 

Order the Sinner “Unlucky 13th Anniversary” deluxe edition now at these locations:

Best Buy physical – order here

Hastings physical – order here

Amazon physical/digital – http://smarturl.it/SinnerUnlucky13CD

iTunes digital – http://smarturl.it/SinnerUnlucky13

For more information on DROWNING POOL, please visit:

Drowning Pool official site: http://www.drowningpool.com

Tour Dates: http://www.drowningpool.com/tour.html

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drowningpool

Twitter: https://twitter.com/drowningpool

Vevo: https://www.youtube.com/user/DrowningPoolVEVO

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/DrowningPoolOfficial

Instagram: http://instagram.com/drowningpoolofficial

Online Media Kit: http://mediakits.thebicyclemusiccompany.com/sinner-unlucky-13th-anniversary-deluxe-edition/

Campaign Hashtag: #UnluckySinner13

www.bicyclemusic.com

www.concordmusicgroup.com

 

DROWNING POOL is:

C.J. Pierce – guitar/ vocals

Stevie Benton – bass/vocals

Mike Luce – drums/vocals

Jasen Moreno – vocals

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ADELITAS WAY NEW SINGLE “I GET AROUND” OUT TODAY
TWO NEW TRACKS AVAILABLE NOW VIA BAND’S PLEDGE CAMPAIGN TO FUND NEW ALBUM
NEW EP “DESERVE THIS” COMING MARCH 17TH 

February 12th, 2015 - Las Vegas hard rockers Adelitas Way have released their new single “I Get Around” on most major digital retail outlets. The single is from their forthcoming EP “Deserve This”, which will be released March 17th. Fans can purchase the single here: http://geni.us/ IGetAround 

A YouTube clip of the song can viewed here: http://youtu.be/aGGIk0_Jj_4

The band is currently in the midst of a successful Pledge Music campaign for their fourth full length album. “We are in the jam room preparing to write, record and release our fourth studio album!” states frontman Rick DeJesus. “This album will not be marketed by dinosaur corporate suits, but by a team that we are putting together that will finally see us taking our music global! In our eight years at a major label, we NEVER had our music released worldwide! We want to change this and want YOU to be a MASSIVE part of helping us spread our music across the world!” Two new studio tracks are available as instant downloads now to all fans who become Pledgers for the new album. More information is available here: http://www.pledgemusic. com/projects/adelitasway

The new EP “Deserve This” was produced by Matt Dougherty (AirbourneMegadethStaindDisturbed) and the band at Groovemaster Studios. The band is currently on the road this Winter as a part of the SnoCore tour along with FlyleafFraming Hanley, and Fit For Rivals. All dates are listed below.

Formed in the late 2000’s by lead vocalist Rick DeJesus and Trevor StaffordAdelitas Way, the edgy Las Vegas-based hard rock band, which also includes Andrew Cushing, and Robert Zakaryan, released its self-titled debut album on Virgin Records in July 2009 and followed that with “Home School Valedictorian” in 2011 and "Stuck” in 2014. The band's music has been featured on Fox Sports Network, the THQ video game “Raw vs Smackdown”, “CSI Miami” finale and had a single featured as the theme song for the weekly WWE Superstars show. Collectively, the band has had five Top 5 Rock singles, including two #1 hits and has sold in excess of one million singles. 
The road dog band has toured and played with the likes of Guns N RosesShinedownCreedAlter BridgeThree Days GraceHalestormTheory of a DeadmanBreaking BenjaminThe Pretty RecklessGodsmack and more.

SNOCORE TOUR DATES
FEB 13 - LOST HORIZON - SYRACUSE, NY
FEB 14 - RAPIDS THEATRE  - BUFFALO, NY
FEB 15 - ALTAR BAR - PITTSBURGH, PA
FEB 17  - EXPO FIVE  - LOUISVILLE, KY
FEB 18  - NEWPORT MUSIC HALL - COLUMBUS, OH
FEB 20  - CLUB FEVER - SOUTH BEND, IN
FEB 21  - MACHINE SHOP - FLINT, MI
FEB 22  - MOJOES  - JOLIET, IL
FEB 24  - AUSTIN’S FUEL ROOM  - LIBERTYVILLE, IL
FEB 25  - POV’S  - MINNEAPOLIS, MN
FEB 27  - SUMMIT MUSIC HALL  - DENVER, CO
FEB 28  - MESA THEATRE  - GRAND JUNCTION, CO
MAR 3  - AREA 51  - SALT LAKE CITY, UT
MAR 4  - THE WILMA THEATER  - MISSOULA, MT
MAR 6  - KNITTING FACTORY  - SPOKANE, WA
MAR 7  - STUDIO SEVEN  - SEATTLE, WA
MAR 10  - KNITTING FACTORY  - RENO, NV
MAR 11  - ACE OF SPADES  - SACRAMENTO, CA
MAR 12  - THE GLASS HOUSE  - POMONA, CA 

For more  information, check out Adelitas Way’s web properties: 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/adelitasway

Instagram: www.instagram.com/adelitasway

Twitter: www.twitter.com/adelitasway

Official: www.adelitaswaymusic.com

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ICELANDIC HEAVY METAL DRAMA, METALHEAD
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND APRIL 3


SCREENINGS ANNOUNCED IN EIGHT CITIES,
INCLUDING NY, LA, SEATTLE & PORTLAND

... a gorgeous, harrowing, touching, and, despite its black metal grim moments, ultimately, uplifting piece of tour de force filmmaking with a soundtrack that previously only existed in the dreams of
trve-ly cultivated headbangers.

Decibel Magazine

If the beautiful, messy, and gritty but ultimately universal human experience of life doesn't warm you up,
perhaps a good church burning will?

Metal Underground


New York, NY (February 12, 2015) Boasting a soundtrack of 80s/90s headbanging classics, Icelandic director Ragnar Bragasons intense drama Metalhead will be available On Demand starting April 3. Distributed by Cinelicious Pics, the VOD release will arrive shortly after a handful of special screenings being held nationwide, including at New Yorks Cinema Village (March 20 26) and Los Angeles Laemmle NoHo 7 (March 27 April 2) along with Seattles SIFF Uptown Theatre (Feb. 27 March 1) and Portlands Hollywood Theatre (April 10 - 16).  The movie will be shown in eight cities (with more to be announced soon) and a full list of screenings can be found below.

Fueled by a remarkable breakout performance by actress Thora Bjorg Helga, Bragasons drama of loss, faith, redemption, and heavy metal begins with a farming accident in the 1980s that sends a young girl named Hera and her parents into a tail-spin of grief over the death of her heavy metal music-obsessed older brother. A decade later, Hera is transformed into a surly headbanger, dressed in black leather and a Slayer t-shirt, clutching her dead brothers electric guitar as she howls anthems of rage to a barn full of cows. Seemingly trapped in a haunted landscape of slaughterhouses and barren winter fields, making all the wrong choices in her life, Hera slowly and painfully comes to terms with her familys loss and the sound of her own true voice.

Decibel Magazine premiered a scene from the film where Hera watches a newscast about the extreme nature of black metal and its connections to the Norwegian church burnings in the 1990s. That scene is basically an exact copy of my life, Bragason recalled during an interview with
Noisey about the scene, which serves as a pivotal moment in this female headbangers life.

Watch the scene here:
www.decibelmagazine.com/featured/metalhead/


Metalhead was the winner of 8 awards at the 2014 Icelandic Film Awards (including Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor & Actress, and Original Score by noted Icelandic musician Petur Ben). It received rave reviews during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, as well as during a special screening held at the 2014 CMJ Music Marathon in New York. Metalhead is a very personal piece of my filmography, declares Bragason. It grew out of my collective love for film and Metal music, which was something I grew up listening to and has been a lifelong passion of mine. I sincerely hope that the U.S audience, both fans of film and music can find in it something to love and identify with.

Watch a trailer for Metalhead here:
www.vimeo.com/105206565

                                                                      View stills from Metalhead here:
www.revolvermag.com/news/photos-metalhead-film-stills.html#slide-1

Dates for upcoming screenings of Metalhead:
02/14 Lowell, MA @ Luna Theater
02/22 02/23 Philadelphia, PA @ PhilaMOCA
02/27 03/01 Seattle, WA @ SIFF Uptown
02/27 03/05 Grand Rapids, MI @ Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts
03/18 03/20 New York, NY @ Scandinavia House / New Nordic Cinema
03/20 03/26 New York, NY @ Cinema Village
03/27 04/02 Los Angeles, CA @ Laemmle NoHo 7
04/10 04/16 Portland, OR @ Hollywood Theatre
04/27 Pleasantville, NY @ Jacob Burns Film Center


                                                                      www.cineliciouspics.com/metalhead/
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COAL CHAMBER to Release Rivals This May on Napalm Records

Artwork, Track Listing and Release Dates Revealed 

 

                                                 
  

Reactivated Los Angeles, California's COAL CHAMBER have confirmed a May 19th North America release date for their new album Rivals.  This is the band's first new album in over thirteen years.  With producer Mark Lewis at the helm, Rivals makes it seem as if COAL CHAMBER never took a break at all.  They picked up right where they left off and have delivered what some may consider their best work to date.  Today the artwork (pictured above) and track listing for Rivals have been revealed. 

 

Frontman Dez Fafara on Rivals:

 

"This record was over 13 years in the Making and I promise this record won't disappoint and will be worth the wait!  Rivals is solid through and through, there's maturity and growth in the music while still maintaining the true COAL CHAMBER sound and delivering track after track of killer tunes!  We had a great time working together on this record and I hope you all enjoy it as much as we do!"

 

In support of Rivals,COAL CHAMBER will be on a North American Headline Tour this Spring. Support on the tour will come from Filter, Combichrist and American Head Charge.  The tour begins March 6th in Tempe, AZ and runs through April 12th in Dallas, TX.  COAL CHAMBER is offering an exclusive VIP Packages for every date on the tour HERE.  The VIP package includes a meet and greet with the band, exclusive t-shirt, exclusive poster, souvenir laminate and early entry (where applicable).

 

COAL CHAMBER is a band stood as leaders at the forefront of new genres, constantly reinventing their sound and not fitting any mold except their own.   With sold out tours, and millions of records sold, COAL CHAMBER owned the Scene from the mid nineties until their tumultuous breakup in May of 2002.  Now they have returned to take their place at the top where they once were and intend to be there for years to come.  Call it what you want, "The Return", "The Second Coming of", but no matter what you call it, be prepared for COAL CHAMBER to rule again.

 

Rivals Track Listing:

1. I.O.U. Nothing

2. Bad Blood Between Us

3. Light in the Shadows

4. Suffer in Silence

5. The Bridges You Burn

6. Orion

7. Another Nail in the Coffin

8. Rivals

9. Wait

10. Dumpster Dive

11. Over My Head

12. Fade Away (Karma Never Forgets)

13. Empty Handed

14. Worst Enemy

 

COAL CHAMBER w/ Filter, Combichrist, and American Head Charge:

3/6: Tempe, AZ @ Marquee

3/7: Los Angeles, CA @ House of Blues

3/8: San Francisco, CA @ Regency Grand

3/9: Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades

3/11: Seattle, WA @ Showbox at the Market

3/12: Portland, OR @ Roseland

3/13: Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory

3/14: Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory

3/16: Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall

3/17: Wichita, KS @ The Cottillion

3/18: Tulsa, OK @ Cains Ballroom

3/20: Milwaukee, WI @ Rave

3/21: Detroit, MI @ Harpos

3/22: Joliet, IL @ Mojoes

3/23: Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue

3/25: Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall

3/26: Toronto, ON @ Opera House

3/27: Niagara Falls, NY @ Rapids Theater

3/28: Worcester, MA @ Palladium

3/29: New York, NY @ Webster Hall

3/31: Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live

4/1: Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater

4/2: Patchogue, NY @ The Emporium

4/3: Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

4/4: Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero

4/6: Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls

4/7: Norfolk, VA @ The Norva

4/8: Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore Charlotte

4/9: Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade

4/11: Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live

4/12: Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Live


 

For More Info Visit:

http://www.coalchamber.com

http://www.facebook.com/coalchamberofficial

http://www.instagram.com/coalchamberofficial

http://www.twitter.com/coalchamberofficial

http://www.indiemerch.com/coalchamber

 

Follow COAL CHAMBER on social media:
Dez: 

Twitter: @EvilRiver

Instagram: DezFafara

 

Nadja:

https://www.facebook.com/OfficialNadjaPeulen 

Twitter: @nadjapeulen

Instagram: nadjapeulen

 

Mikey:

https://www.facebook.com/mikeybugcox 

Twitter: @MikalCox_CC

Instagram: Mikeycoxoffical

 

Meegs:

https://www.facebook.com/meegs.rascon.3

Twitter: @meegsofficial

Instagram: meegsrascon

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ZAKK WYLDE ANNOUNCES UNBLACKENED TOUR DATES
CATACOMBS OF THE BLACK VATICAN OUT NOW!

  
 
(New York, NY) - Hard rock legends BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, fronted by guitar icon ZAKK WYLDE, have announced the Unblackened tour. Originally performed as a one night only concert at Club Nokia in Los Angeles for a live CD/DVD release two years ago, the show will now make its way across the U.S.  The show will feature intimate versions of some of the band’s most popular songs, as well as songs from Wylde’s best-selling solo album Book of Shadows & his Southern rock band Pride & Glory.  “I always wanted to take Unblackened on the road, we just didn’t have the time until now,” said Wylde. “You can take a song that you’ve played thousands of times and rearrange it, and all of a sudden it’s something totally fresh. The attitude of the songs doesn’t change when we play them acoustically–the tunes are gritty regardless.
CLICK HERE FOR ALL TOUR DATES
BLACK LABEL SOCIETY has been on the road constantly in support of their latest release Catacombs of the Black Vatican. The band recently wrapped up a block of successful tour dates with HATEBREED and BUTCHER BABIES which took them across the States and Canada, followed by an electric performance at the 2015 annual SHIPROCKED CRUISE. Rocking on the high seas is nothing new for BLS as they have also participated in the inaugural MOTORBOAT CRUISE just last year.
Catacombs of the Black Vatican was released on April 8th, 2014 and debuted at #5 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart and #1 on the Rock and Independent Charts. The chart topping LP was also hailed as one of the "Best Albums of 2014" by REVOLVER MAGAZINEThe new effort has accumulated critical praise with outlets like LOUDWIRE declaring "Wylde’s guitar playing has always been at an extremely high level, but the instrument that’s improved steadily over the years is his voice." New Jersey's  AQUARIAN WEEKLY states, "This is Black Label Society at its finest!"

With cover appearances on the likes of both Guitar Player and Guitar World magazines and a first ever TV performance on Late Night with Seth Meyers following the release of Catacombs Of The Black Vatican, the presence of the band has dug itself deeper into the history of modern day rock music.
1. Fields of Unforgiveness
2.
My Dying Time
3. Believe
4.
Angel of Mercy
5. Heart of Darkness
6. Beyond the Down
7.
Scars
8. Damn the Flood
9. I've Gone Away
10. Empty Promises
11. Shades of Gray
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THREE DAYS GRACE ANNOUNCES SPRING/SUMMER TOUR DATES
 
NEW ALBUM HUMAN SET FOR RELEASE MARCH 31ST ON RCA RECORDS

  "I AM MACHINE” IS THEIR 13TH #1 & 5TH CONSECUTIVE #1 ON ACTIVE ROCK CHART;

THE FOLLOW UP TO THEIR RECORD TOPPING 12TH # 1 ACTIVE ROCK RADIO HIT “PAINKILLER,” ALSO FEATURED ON HUMAN

 

 CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO “I AM MACHINE”

 CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO “PAINKILLER”

New York - February 9th, 2015 — Three Days Grace will take their powerful live show back on the road this April on a string of US tour dates. The Canadian rockers recently celebrated their 13th #1 single at Active Rock radio with ” I Am Machine,” the current  single off their forthcoming album HUMAN, out March 31st on RCA Records.  “I Am Machine’ is the band’s 5th consecutive #1 at Active Rock radio and lead them to break their own record for having the most #1's at the format.  Their previous #1's are: “Painkiller” (2014), “Misery Loves My Company” (2013), “The High Road” (2013), “Chalk Outline” (2012),  “World So Cold” (2010), “The Good Life” (2010),  “Break” (2009), “Never Too Late” (2007), “Animal I Have Become” (2006), “Pain” (2006), “Just Like You” (2004), and “Home” (2004).

Both I Am Machine and Painkiller are featured on their new studio album HUMAN, which was co-written by the band, produced by Gavin Brown and mixed by Chris Lord-Alge. Three Days Grace re-teamed with producer Gavin Brown on HUMAN, who produced the band’s platinum-selling 2003 self-titled debut album. 

Three Days Grace has spent much of the year vigorously touring, writing and recording their new album. In support of HUMAN and following their upcoming stints at Lollapalooza Argentina and Brazil this March, the band will embark on a series of US tour dates kicking off April 9th in Riverside, CA. Please see tour dates and on-sale information below and visit the bands website for further updates http://www.threedaysgrace.com/events.

 

Three Days Grace 2015 Tour Dates:

March 21-22      Buenos Aires, Argentina            Lollapalooza

March 27-28      Sao Paulo, Brazil                       Lollapalooza

April 9th             Riverside, CA                            Riverside Municipal Auditorium (On-Sale 2/13)

April 10th           San Diego, CA                          House of Blues (On-Sale 2/13)  

April 11th           Mesa, AZ                                  Quail Run Sports Complex (On-Sale 2/13)

April 13th           Reno. NV                                  Knitting Factory (On-Sale 2/13)

April 14th           San Francisco, CA                    The Fillmore (On-Sale 2/13)

April 17th           Las Vegas, NV                          The Joint (On-Sale 2/13)

April 18th           Tucson, AZ                               Kino Veterans Memorial (On-sale 2/10)

April 19th           Lubbock, TX                             Lonestar Amphitheater (On-Sale 2/13)

April 23rd           Dallas, TX                                 Bomb Factory (On-Sale 2/13)

May 9th              Somerset, WI                            Somerset Amphitheater (On-sale now)                            

June 20th           Burlington, IA                            Burlington Steamboat Days (On-sale now)                                           

 

Three Days Grace is Matt Walst (lead vocals), Neil Sanderson (drums, piano, backing vocals), Brad Walst (bass guitar), and Barry Stock (lead guitar).The band  holds the record with now 13 #1 singles at Active Rock Radio, more than any other band in history and has  sold over  6 million albums in the United States. The band’s first single with new singer Matt Walst Painkiller celebrates their 12th #1 single and I Am Machine” is their #13th  number one and second single with Matt as their lead singer. Their previous album TRANSIT OF VENUS was released in October 2012, debuted #1 on the Hard Rock Chart and Top 5 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, and was nominated for Best Rock Album of the Year by the Juno Awards. TRANSIT OF VENUS spawned three #1 singles “Chalk Outline,” The High Road and “Misery Loves My Company,” Their other #1s include ‘World So Cold,””Good Life,” “Break,” ”Never Too Late,” “Animal I Have Become,” “Pain,” “Just Like You” and “Home” from previous albums.

 

“I Am Machine” Links:

Lyric Video: http://smarturl.it/IAmMachineLV

Amazon: http://smarturl.it/IAmMachineAMZ

iTunes: http://smarturl.it/IAmMachine

Spotify: http://smarturl.it/3DGMachineSp

 

“Painkiller” Links:

“Painkiller” Lyric Video: http://smarturl.it/PainkillerLyric

YouTube: http://smarturl.it/PainkillerPseudo

SoundCloud: http://smarturl.it/PainkillerSC

iTunes: http://smarturl.it/Painkiller

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ADELITAS WAY TO RELEASE NEW EP “DESERVE THIS” MARCH 17TH
BAND CURRENTLY CO-HEADLINING SNOCORE TOUR WITH FLYLEAF 


February 6th, 2015 - Las Vegas hard rockers Adelitas Way are gearing up for the release of their new EP entitled “Deserve This” March 17th.  The EP was produced by Matt Dougherty (AirbourneArandaMegadethStaindDisturbed) and the band at Groovemaster Studios. The band is currently on the road this Winter as a part of the SnoCore tour along with FlyleafFraming Hanley, and Fit For Rivals.

Formed in the late 2000’s by lead vocalist Rick DeJesus and Trevor StaffordAdelitas Way, the edgy Las Vegas-based hard rock band, which also includes Andrew Cushing, and Robert Zakaryan, released its self-titled debut album on Virgin Records in July 2009. The album’s first single “Invincible” became a top 5 Active Rock smash making its way into numerous television spots including: Fox Sports Network, the THQ video game “Raw vs Smackdown” and the “CSI Miami” finale. It also served as the theme song for the weekly WWE Superstars show.

The band’s sophomore effort, “Home School Valedictorian”, arrived in the Summer of 2011 and it spawned 4 – Top 5 singles including two #1 hits at Rock radio. The record was the band’s highest selling album to date, selling over 150,000 copies and over 1 MILLION singles.

At the end of 2012, Adelitas Way began writing their third album, which would be the first featuring guitarist Robert Zakaryan with writing credits. In July 2013, they entered the studio with Grammy Award-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (Foo FightersMarilyn MansonEvanescence) to record the album “Stuck”. The record was released July 29th, and produced the Top 10 single “Dog on a Leash”.

The band has toured with Guns N RosesShinedownCreedAlter Bridge, Three Days GraceHalestormTheory of a DeadmanBreaking BenjaminThe Pretty Reckless, and Godsmack.

SNOCORE TOUR DATES
FEB 3 - AMOS SOUTHEND - CHARLOTTE, NC 
FEB 4 - RAMS HEAD LIVE! -BALTIMORE, MD 
FEB 6 - UPSTATE CONCERT HALL - CLIFTON PARK, NY 
FEB 7 - JEWEL NIGHTCLUB - MANCHESTER, NH 
FEB 8 - THE CHAMELEON CLUB - LANCASTER, PA 
FEB 10 - STAFFORD PALACE THEATER - STAFFORD SPRINGS, CT 
FEB 11 - PORT CITY MUSIC HALL - PORTLAND, ME 
FEB 13 - LOST HORIZON - SYRACUSE, NY 
FEB 14 - RAPIDS THEATRE  - BUFFALO, NY 
FEB 15 - ALTAR BAR - PITTSBURGH, PA 
FEB 17  - EXPO FIVE  - LOUISVILLE, KY 
FEB 18  - NEWPORT MUSIC HALL - COLUMBUS, OH 
FEB 20  - CLUB FEVER - SOUTH BEND, IN 
FEB 21  - MACHINE SHOP - FLINT, MI 
FEB 22  - MOJOES  - JOLIET, IL 
FEB 24  - AUSTIN’S FUEL ROOM  - LIBERTYVILLE, IL 
FEB 25  - POV’S  - MINNEAPOLIS, MN
 
FEB 27  - SUMMIT MUSIC HALL  - DENVER, CO 
FEB 28  - MESA THEATRE  - GRAND JUNCTION, CO 
MAR 3  - AREA 51  - SALT LAKE CITY, UT 
MAR 4  - THE WILMA THEATER  - MISSOULA, MT 
MAR 6  - KNITTING FACTORY  - SPOKANE, WA 
MAR 7  - STUDIO SEVEN  - SEATTLE, WA 
MAR 10  - KNITTING FACTORY  - RENO, NV 
MAR 11  - ACE OF SPADES  - SACRAMENTO, CA 
MAR 12  - THE GLASS HOUSE  - POMONA, CA 

For more  information, check out Adelitas Way’s web properties: 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/adelitasway

Instagram: www.instagram.com/adelitasway

Twitter: www.twitter.com/adelitasway

Official: www.adelitaswaymusic.com

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Anthrax Studio Update:  Rhythm Tracks

Nominated for the sixth time* at this weekend's Grammy Awards, ANTHRAX has just released a new video clip from the band's recent recording sessions.  Check out "Anthrax Studio Update:  Rhythm Tracks" below.

Anthrax - Charlie Benante/drums, Scott Ian/guitar, Frank Bello/bass, Joey Belladonna/vocals, and guitarist Jon Donais - will continue to record over the next several weeks, working with producer Jay Ruston.  The new album, the follow up to their 2011 critically-acclaimed, Grammy-nominated "Worship Music," will be released later this summer (Megaforce Records).  

*Best Metal Performance for their Black Sabbath cover of "Neon Knights," from the "Ronnie James Dio - This is Your Life" tribute album.

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Southern Front Releases "Face Down" Video
From "Death Throes" Album

 

Austin, Texas based Metal band Southern Front has released an, intense Horror themed music video for their track "Face Down", from their new album Death Throes, now available for purchase on
iTunes and other digital music retailers.

We always strive to improve ourselves as songwriters and musicians as well as expand our sound while keeping it fresh and unique. We feel like we've accomplished that with the new album Death Throes. The songs each have their own identity and sound different musically but the common theme lyrically is consequence. Even when you’re in the throes of death, you still have to live with what you’ve done and everything you'll leave behind. - Jason Bingham (Southern Front)

Follow Southern Front:

Official Website

Facebook | YouTube

Southern Front "Face Down" video

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HATEBREED ANNOUNCE NEW SPRING TOUR DATES 
(New York, NY) – Hatebreed announces a block of new Spring U.S. headline dates anchored around their dates with headliner Slipknot on the Prepare for Hell Tour and Welcome To Rockville Festival (Jacksonville, FL), Carolina Rebellion (Charlotte, NC) and Rock On The Range (Columbus, OH).   Hatebreed’s first headline date will be April 28th in Memphis, TN (all tour dates below)Tickets for these headline dates will go on sale Friday, February 6th.
Prior to this tour, Hatebreed will be playing the Ink Life Tour on February 28 (Fort Myers, FL) and South By So What?! on March 22 (Grand Prairie, TX) before heading to Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Netherlands and South Africa.  (tour dates below).
Hatebreed’s last album, The Divinity of Purpose (Razor & Tie), was released in January 2013 to rave reviews the world over.  The album debuted at #20 on the Billboard Top 200 in its first week marking the band’s highest career album chart entry to date.
Hatebreed is Jamey Jasta (vocals), Chris Beattie (Bass), Wayne Lozinak (Guitar), Frank Novinec (Guitar) and Matthew Byrne (Drums).
Hatebreed Tour Dates
February 28 – Fort Myers, FL – Ink Life Tour^

March 22 – Grand Prairie, TX – South By So What?! ^

March 28 – St. Petersburg, Russia – Zal Ozhidaniya

March 29 – Moscow, Russia – Volta

March 30 – Minsk, Belarus - Republic

March 31 – Kiev, Ukraine – Sentrum

April 1 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Melkweg

April 3 – Johannesburg, South Africa – Witchfest^

April 26 – Jacksonville, FL – Welcome To Rockville ^

April 28 – Memphis, TN – Hi-Tone Café*

April 29 – Pensacola, FL – Pensacola Civic Center+

April 30 – New Orleans, LA – Champions Square – Superdome+

May 1 – Little Rock, AR – The Rev Room*

May 2 – Pelham, AL – Oak Mountain Amphitheatre+

May 3 – Charlotte, NC – Carolina Rebellion^

May 5 – Knoxville, TN – Knoxville Coliseum+

May 7 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave*

May 8 – Bloomington, IL – U>S. Cellular Coliseum+

May 9 – Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room*

May 10 – Cedar Rapids, IA – U.S. Cellular Coliseum+

May 12 – Erie, PA – Erie Insurance Arena+

May 13 – Scranton, PA – The Pavilion at Montage Mountain+

May 14 – Rochester, NY – Montage Music Hall*

May 15 – Columbus, OH – Rock On The Range^

May 16 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena+

May 17 – Flint, MI – The Machine Shop* 

May 29-31- Nurburg. Germany – Der Ring (Grune Holle Rock)^

May 29-31 -München, Germany – Rockavaria^

July 17 - Wiesen, Austria - Two Days A Week^

July 18 - Dour, Belgium - Dour Festival^

July 19 - Cuxhaven, Germany - Diechbrand Festival^

July 19-25 – Tolmin, Slovenia – Metaldays^ 

+w/Slipknot- Prepare for Hell Tour

*Headline Show

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NICKELBACK PREPARE FOR NORTH AMERICAN TOUR WITH SPECIAL GUESTS
LIFEHOUSE AND POP EVIL

  - Multi-Platinum Selling Alt Rockers, Lifehouse, Join The Tour Starting June 19 While Heavy Metal Rock Band, Pop Evil, Are Added To The Line Up Starting March 22 -

 "...Nickelback have a handle on hard-rock anthems." - Rolling Stone

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 5, 2015) - Multi-platinum selling, international rock super-group Nickelback, are doing final preparations before they head out on their 60+ date, mega-headlining North American tour in just over a week.  Today they have announced the addition of support acts adding Pop Evil (March 22 - April 7) to round two of the dates, and Lifehouse (June 19 - August 29) will cover the final run.  Nickelback's No Fixed Address Tour is produced and promoted exclusively by Live Nation and begins Valentine's Day, February 14, in Allentown, PA at the PPL Center.  Full list of dates below.  Ticket information, including a select amount of VIP packages can be found at www.nickelback.com or at www.livenation.com.  

Nickelback will hit the road for the next seven months in support of their acclaimed eighth studio album, No Fixed Address (Republic Records), released last November.  No Fixed Address spawned the anthemic Active Rock hit, "Edge Of A Revolution," and the #1 Most Added at Top 40 and iTunes Top Rock Songs Chart hit, "What Are You Waiting For?"

Nickelback will be joined by special guests The Pretty Reckless, supporting their latest release Going To Hell (Razor & Tie), for 19 dates when the tour launches, February 14 through March 15.  Michigan rockers Pop Evil will pick-up the next ten dates, March 22 through April 7.  Lifehouse will finish out the remaining 30+ dates, in support of their new release Out of the Wasteland (Ironworks Records/Kobalt Label Services), beginning on June 19 in Ridgefield, WA. 

Since 1996, NICKELBACK have cemented themselves as one of the most commercially viable and important acts of the past two decades.  The group's worldwide sales exceed 50 million units, solidifying their status as the "eleventh best-selling music act" and second best-selling foreign act in the U.S. of the 21st century-behind only The Beatles. Their inescapable and irresistible smash "How You Remind Me" remains Billboard's "Top Rock Song of the Decade" and "Fourth Song of the Decade". Amongst all of these accolades, they've been crowned Billboard's "Top Rock Group of the Decade" as well. Along the way, they've received a staggering nine Grammy Award nominations, three American Music Awards, a World Music Award, a People's Choice Award, 12 JUNO Awards and have been inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame.

For the latest on Nickelback, The Pretty Reckless, Pop Evil and Lifehouse, visit:

www.nickelback.com

www.goingtohell.me/

http://popevil.com

www.lifehousemusic.com

NICKELBACK'S NO FIXED ADDRESS TOUR - NORTH AMERICAN DATES

All dates, cities and venues below subject to change.

 

Feb 14

Allentown, PA

PPL Center (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Feb 15

Manchester, NH

Verizon Wireless Arena (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Feb 17

Ottawa, ON

Canadian Tire Centre (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Feb 18

Montreal, QC

Bell Centre (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Feb 21

London, ON

Budweiser Gardens (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Feb 22

Toronto, ON

Air Canada Centre (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Feb 24

Grand Rapids, MI

Van Andel Arena (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Feb 25

Louisville, KY

KFC Yum! Center (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Feb 27

Columbus, OH

Nationwide Arena (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Feb 28

Moline, IL

iWireless Center (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Mar 02

Kansas City, MO

Sprint Center (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Mar 03

Sioux Falls, IA

Denny Sanford PREMIER Center (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Mar 05

Omaha, NE

CenturyLink Center (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Mar 06

Minneapolis, MN

Target Center (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Mar 08

Winnipeg, SK

MTS Centre (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Mar 10

Saskatoon, SK

SaskTel Centre (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Mar 12

Calgary, AB

Scotiabank Saddledome (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Mar 13

Edmonton, AB

Rexall Place (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Mar 15

Vancouver, BC

Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena (w/ The Pretty Reckless)

Mar 22

Nashville, TN

Bridgestone Arena (w/ Pop Evil)

Mar 24

Charleston, SC

North Charleston Coliseum (w/ Pop Evil)

Mar 25

Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena (w/ Pop Evil)

Mar 27

Tampa, FL

MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre (w/ Pop Evil)

Mar 28

West Palm Beach, FL

Cruzan Amphitheatre (w/ Pop Evil)

Mar 31

Lafayette, LA

Cajundome (w/ Pop Evil)

Apr 01

Houston, TX

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion (w/ Pop Evil)

Apr 03

Dallas, TX

Gexa Energy Pavilion (w/ Pop Evil)

Apr 04

Austin, TX

Austin360 Amphitheater (w/ Pop Evil)

Apr 07

Tulsa, OK

BOK Center (w/ Pop Evil)

Jun 19

Ridgefield, WA

Sleep Country Amphitheater (w/ Lifehouse)

Jun 20

Quincy, WA

The Gorge (w/ Lifehouse) 

Jun 23

Wheatland, CA

Sleep Train Amphitheatre (w/ Lifehouse)

Jun 24

Mountain View, CA

Shoreline Amphitheatre (w/ Lifehouse)

Jun 26

Irvine, CA

Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (w/ Lifehouse)

Jun 27

San Diego, CA

Sleep Train Amphitheatre (w/ Lifehouse)

Jun 30

Albuquerque, NM

Isleta Amphitheater (w/ Lifehouse)

Jul 01

Phoenix, AZ

Ak-Chin Pavilion (w/ Lifehouse)

Jul 03

Las Vegas, NV

Mandalay Bay Events Center (w/ Lifehouse)

Jul 05

Salt Lake City, UT

USANA Amphitheatre (w/ Lifehouse)

Jul 07

Morrison, CO

Red Rocks Amphitheatre(w/ Lifehouse)

Jul 10

Tinley Park, IL

First Midwest Bank Amphitheater (w/ Lifehouse)

Jul 11

Indianapolis, IN

Klipsch Music Center (w/ Lifehouse)

Jul 14

Des Moines, IA

Wells Fargo Arena (w/ Lifehouse)

Jul 29

St Louis, MO

Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (w/ Lifehouse)

Jul 31

Cincinnati, OH

Riverbend Music Center (w/ Lifehouse)

Aug 01

Clarkston, MI

DTE Energy Music Theatre (w/ Lifehouse)

Aug 04

Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Blossom Music Center (w/ Lifehouse)

Aug 07

Darien Lake, NY

Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (w/ Lifehouse)

Aug 08

Hershey, PA

Hershey Park Pavilion (w/ Lifehouse)

Aug 11

Saratoga Springs, NY

Saratoga Performing Arts Center (w/ Lifehouse)

Aug 12

Burgettstown, PA

First Niagara Pavilion (w/ Lifehouse)

Aug 14

Wantagh, NY

Nikon at Jones Beach Theater (w/ Lifehouse)

Aug 15

Uncasville, CT

Mohegan  Arena (w/ Lifehouse)

Aug 18

Mansfield, MA

Xfinity Center (w/ Lifehouse)

Aug 19

Bangor, ME

Waterfront Park (w/ Lifehouse)

Aug 21

Holmdel, NJ

PNC Bank Arts Center (w/ Lifehouse)

Aug 22

Camden, NJ

Susquehanna Bank Center (w/ Lifehouse)

Aug 25

Bristow, VA

Jiffy Lube Live (w/ Lifehouse)

Aug 26

Virginia Beach, VA

Farm Bureau Live (w/ Lifehouse)

Aug 28

Charlotte, NC

PNC Music Pavilion (w/ Lifehouse)

Aug 29

Atlanta, GA

Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood (w/ Lifehouse)

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BUMBLEFOOT TO RELEASE NEW SOLO ALBUM “LITTLE BROTHER IS WATCHING” 2/24 



February 3rd 2015 - Guitar virtuoso, singer, songwriter, multi instrumentalist, and producer RonBumblefootThal will be releasing his 10th CD entitled “Little Brother Is Watching” on February 24th. The album is an eccentric, upbeat collection of modern epic rock with haunting melodies, huge choruses and witty lyrics about life in the digital age and beyond. Specifically, his own life and coming to terms with what we all face - beginnings, endings, and moving on. The album was composed, produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by Bumblefoot at his studio in New Jersey, and also features drummer Dennis Leeflang and a crowd of 100 fans stomping, chanting and singing backing vocals recorded at a listening party in New York.  The album’s first single and title track “Little Brother Is Watching” is now available digitally.
Bumblefoot has over 20 years of releasing music, performing at international festivals, headlining solo tours, won many album of the month/year awards and has appeared on the covers of numerous music magazines as a solo artist. As lead guitarist of Guns N' Roses, Bumblefoot toured sold-out shows all over the world, headlining festivals with crowds up to 150,000 people. Bumblefoot's unique 'fretless guitar' can be heard throughout GNR's 2008 Chinese Democracy album.
Bumblefoot has current collaborations that include DMC from the iconic rap group Run DMC, and Scott Weiland in the supergroup Art Of Anarchy.  His music is often heard in TV, film and video games including the theme song to VH1's "That Metal Show". Bumblefoot also works with U.S. Embassies around the world on cross-cultural music programs, has his own line of award-winning hot sauces, and works with dozens of international charities visiting orphanages and children's hospitals with guitar in hand.
Little Brother Is Watching” track listing:
01. Clots
02. Little Brother Is Watching
03. Argentina
04. Don’t Know Who To Pray To Anymore
05. Livin’ The Dream
06. Cuterebra
07. Higher
08. Women Rule The World
09. Sleepwalking
10. Eternity
11. Never Again

 

For more information, check out Bumblefoot’s web properties:
Official: www.bumblefoot.com 
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RUSH’S GEDDY LEE CONFIRMED FOR SEASON 14 PREMIERE OF

VH1 CLASSIC’S FLAGSHIP SERIES “THAT METAL SHOW”

 Dream Theater’s John Petrucci Will Make His “That Metal Show”

Debut as Guest Guitarist

 New Season Returns on Saturday, February 21st

At New Broadcast Time of 9:00PM ET/PT

(February 4th, 2015 – New York, NY) – Kicking off what’s guaranteed to be the best season of “That Metal Show” yet, Rush’s Geddy Lee has been confirmed for the debut episode of VH1 Classic’s centerpiece in original programming. He will be making his second appearance on the acclaimed hard rock/heavy metal talk show, hosted by Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson, and Jim Florentine. Geddy Lee returns to the show to promote the highly anticipated Rush R40 Live 40th Anniversary Tour that will kick off this summer. The tour will visit 34 cities throughout North America and tickets are currently on-sale for select markets. The episode will premiere on Saturday, February 21st at a new broadcast time of 9:00PM ET/PT, repeating at 11:00PM ET/PT the same evening.

“Back when ‘TMS’ was first born Geddy & Alex were nice enough to fly to New York and be a guest in our very first season. I’ve always had a great relationship with the Rush guys and it meant so much to me they were willing to support something I was doing that at that point hardly anyone had seen or heard of,” states host/co-producer Eddie Trunk.  “Amazingly almost seven years have passed and we’re now about to debut our 14th season of ‘That Metal Show’ and I couldn’t be more honored to welcome back Geddy to the set to celebrate 40 plus years of Rush and the return of TMS!”

Known for having the best musicians in music perform each week on “That Metal Show,” the Season 14 premiere will continue the trend with John Petrucci of Dream Theater making his first-ever appearance on the debut episode. The 7-string guitar virtuoso has been someone the show has hoped to have on for some time now. Dream Theater is currently working on their new album, which they hope will be out later this year.

Season 14 of “That Metal Show” will consist of 12 all-new episodes and will be shot at Metropolis Studios in New York City on Tuesday nights for broadcast that Saturday. Audience tickets for upcoming tapings are now available via Gotham Casting at http://gothamcasting.com/gothamrsvp/. Upcoming guests will be announced in the near future.

Season 14 will also mark the return of some notable segments including “Metal Modem,” “TMS Top 5” “Rank”, and “Take It Or Leave It.” The popular “Stump The Trunk” segment will also be returning as audience members go out of their way to test Eddie Trunk’s vast knowledge for a chance to win a prize and see everyone’s favorite Ms. Box Of Junk, Jennifer, who is also returning for the new season. Fans can watch previous episodes and other exclusive bonus clips at ThatMetalShow.VH1.com and on the new VH1 app.

“That Metal Show” first premiered on VH1 Classic in November 2008 and since has become the only place for all things hard rock and heavy metal on cable television.  The show has been visited by some of the biggest names in the genres including members of Black Sabbath, Van Halen, Metallica, Aerosmith, Pantera, Kiss, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Pearl Jam, Guns N’ Roses, Queensrÿche, Heart, and many more.

“That Metal Show” is a production of VH1 Classic. Lee Rolontz, Jeff Baumgardner, and Keshia Williams serve as executive producers for VH1.

VH1 Classic brings you the best metal, rock, soul and pop from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. The channel features the gods of rock – from Black Sabbath, Metallica, and Iron Maiden to Stone Temple Pilots, Pearl Jam, and Dire Straits – in marquee concerts and music specials, and of course, tons of classic music videos. Recent big events include “National Metal Day” (11.11) and “Metal Evolution”, an 11-part documentary series on the history of metal.  When it comes down to it – all music should go to 11.

VH1 Classic

http://vh1classic.com

That Metal Show

http://thatmetalshow.vh1.com

 That Metal Show Facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/thatmetalshow

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NEW OFFSPRING SINGLE 

AVAILABLE TODAY

Hello Offspring fans!

 

The band are excited to announce the release of a new song called "Coming For You". A digital single is available now at store.offspring.com in MP3/Lossless/FLAC formats and the song will also be available via Itunes, Amazon, Spotify and other digital services starting today.

 

The Offspring will continue to tour worldwide in 2015 starting with an April 4th show in Tempe, AZ (Tickets Here) with more dates to be announced soon. 

 

See you at the shows!

 

http://offspring.com

Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter View our videos on YouTube

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AVATAR PREMIERE NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR "VULTURES FLY"
HAIL THE APOCALYPSE OUT NOW!
SUPPORTING FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH SPRING 2015
Swedish imports AVATAR have debuted an all new music video for their track "Vultures Fly" today exclusively through VEVO.
WATCH THE "VULTURES FLY" VIDEO HERE
AVATAR are well known for their music videos. The visually stunning works of art have made the rounds over the last number of years surrounding their last two releases. From the vintage look of "Hail The Apocalypse" to their biggest single "Bloody Angel," the new effort is no different. The band will also be making a return to the states this spring supporting FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH. Dates will be announced soon. Click here for all tour dates. 

AVATAR released Hail the Apocalypse last year to much critical acclaim, cracking the Billboard Top 200 Chart, debuting at #97. "Avatar’s sound is fierce, honed, and cathartic enough to have many new fans running away with this circus," says Revolver Magazine. The full track listing can be found below including a cover of Nirvana's "Something in the Way." 
1. Hail The Apocalypse
2. What I Don't Know
3. Death Of Sound
4.
Vultures Fly
5. Bloody Angel
6. Murderer
7. Tsar Bomba
8. Puppet Show
9. Get In Line
10. Something In the Way
11. Tower
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TEAR OUT THE HEART Release “I’ve Got Secrets” Music Video at VEVO


 The new video for “I’ve Got Secrets”, from St. Louis’ metal outfit TEAR OUT THE HEART, is live now at VEVO.
 

Watch “I’ve Got Secrets”  

“"I've Got Secrets" is a song about self-realization”, Tyler Konersman (vocals) emphasizes.  “Being true to yourself no matter how hard things get.  It's a big middle finger to anyone who thinks they have the right to judge you.” 

The brand new full length, Dead, Everywhere, will be in-stores and available digitally TOMORROW, January 27th, 2015. 

Don’t miss the Dead, Everywhere tour as it continues to roll through the US, with more dates to be announced soon.


Dead, Everywhere Tour 2015

1/26 Lansing, MI @ The Loft
1/27 Columbus, OH @ Double Happiness
1/28 Lakewood, OH @ The Foundry
1/29 Chicago, IL @ Reggies
1/30 La Crosse, WI @ The Warehouse
1/31 St Louis, MO @ The Ready Room


Additional information on TEAR OUT THE HEART:
Tear Out The Heart on Facebook
“Feel Real” Music Video

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FAITH NO MORE ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR
DATES MARK BAND’S FIRST NORTH AMERICAN SHOWS SINCE 2010; NEW SONG, “SUPERHERO,” AVAILABLE MARCH 17
Photo credit: Dustin Rabin (click on photo for high-resolution download)
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 26, 2015 – Faith No More confirm their first North American shows since 2010 with a spring outing kicking off April 15 in Vancouver.
The announcement comes as the Bay Area band wraps up work on their follow-up to 1997’s Album of the Year.  The as-of-yet untitled album is due this May via the band’s newly formed imprint, Reclamation Recordings, which is distributed by Ipecac Recordings.  Faith No More founder and bass player, Bill Gould is overseeing production.

“Here we go,” said Gould. “First North American tour dates, some in cities we haven’t played in over 17 years.  We are armed with the new material and ready for whatever comes our way.”
"Superhero" cover
 
 
Preceding the tour is the release of a second single from the forthcoming album, “Superhero,” which will be available as a limited edition 7-inch single on March 17 followed by a digital release on March 31.  Faith No More released the single, “Motherf****r,” as part of Record Store Day’s Black Friday event. To mark the release of their first new music since the late ‘90s, the band played a surprise set at Amoeba San Francisco.

North American tour dates:
April 15     Vancouver, BC     PNE Forum
April 16     Seattle, WA     Paramount Theater
April 17     Portland, OR     Keller Auditorium
April 19     San Francisco, CA     Warfield
April 20     San Francisco, CA     Warfield
April 23     Los Angeles, CA     The Wiltern
April 24     Los Angeles, CA     The Wiltern
April 25     Santa Ana, CA     The Observatory
May 7     Chicago, IL     Concord Music Hall
May 8     Detroit, MI     The Fillmore
May 9     Toronto, ON     Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
May 11     Boston, MA     Orpheum Theatre
May 13     New York, NY     Webster Hall
May 14     New York, NY     Webster Hall
May 15     Philadelphia, PA     Electric Factory

Tickets for all shows are on-sale this Friday, Jan. 30, at 10 am local time.  A fan club pre-sale will be made available on Wednesday, Jan. 28 with more details to be found on FNM.com and via the band’s social media pages (facebook.com/officialfnm and twitter.com/faithnomore).
           
Full Faith No More routing:
February 17     Tokyo, Japan     Studio Coast
February 18     Tokyo, Japan     Studio Coast
February 21     Adelaide, Australia     Soundwave Festival
February 22     Melbourne, Australia     Soundwave Festival
February 28     Sydney, Australia     Soundwave Festival
March 1     Brisbane, Australia     Soundwave Festival
March 3     Auckland, New Zealand     WestFest
April 15     Vancouver, BC     PNE Forum
April 16     Seattle, WA     Paramount Theater
April 17     Portland, OR     Keller Auditorium
April 19     San Francisco, CA     Warfield
April 20     San Francisco, CA     Warfield
April 23     Los Angeles, CA     The Wiltern
April 24     Los Angeles, CA     The Wiltern
April 25     Santa Ana, CA     The Observatory
May 7     Chicago, IL     Concord Music Hall
May 8     Detroit, MI     The Fillmore
May 9     Toronto, ON     Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
May 11     Boston, MA     Orpheum Theatre
May 13     New York, NY     Webster Hall
May 14     New York, NY     Webster Hall
May 15     Philadelphia, PA     Electric Factory
May 29     Nurburgring, Germany     Grune Holle Festival
May 31     Munich, Germany     Rockavaria Festival
June 2     Milan, Italy     Sonisphere
June 4     Vienna, Austria     Vienna Rocks Festival
June 5     Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic     Rock For People Festival
June 12     Landgraaf, Netherlands     Pinkpop Festival
June 13     Donington, UK     Download Festival
June 20     Clisson, France     Hellfest
June 21     Dessel, Belgium     Graspop Festival
Aug. 7 – 9     Montreal, QC     Heavy Montreal
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ATTILA PREMIERE VIDEO FOR "
HATE ME" VIA VEVO TODAY


 

CALLING ALL HATERS!
 
ATTILA PREMIERE VIDEO FOR "HATE ME" VIA VEVO TODAY
(New York, N.Y.): Drop your weapons and put your hands up!
 
Officers Fronzak, Linck, Blehm, and Heenan aka your boys in Attila have reported for duty and are on the scene in their new video for "Hate Me."
 
In this hilarious and unforgettable clip, Attila trade their microphones and instruments for handcuffs, nightsticks, and cop uniforms and they approach the police officer's job to protect and to serve in ways that only they can.
 
You didn't think that Attila would be conventional in their depiction of the long arm of the law, now did you?

The video for the song, which lives on Guilty Pleasure, released to much fanfare in November and recently labeled the "the most relevant album about the Internet ever made," among, uh, other things, premiered today on VEVO.com.
 
So go ahead, put your hands up and get ready for an audiovisual frisking, courtesy of Attila. Watch the video here
 
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ADRENALINE MOB premiere their cover of
"Devil Went Down To Georgia"

From rarities album DEARLY DEPARTED FEBRUARY 10TH

 

 

 

ADRENALINE MOB recorded a guitar driven version of the classic fiddle duel, "The Devil Went Down To Georgia" for their upcoming rarities EP.  Our friends at Revolver Magazine are hosting the exclusive premiere.  

 

Have a listen:

http://www.revolvermag.com/?p=69608

  

Following the success of their 2013 covers release, Coverta, Adrenaline Mob will release Dearly Departed through Century Media on February 10th.  In a departure from Coverta the disc will feature in addition to 4 cover tunes, an unreleased track from the Men of Honor sessions, 3 acoustic renditions of songs from both Omerta and Men of Honor, and an edited version of the Men of Honor track "Dearly Departed" which is service to radio today.

 

The disc, co produced by vocalist Russell Allen and guitarist Mike Orlando, features the following tracks:

 

1-     Snortin' Whiskey (Pat Travers)

2-     Dearly Departed (Edited version of Men of Honor track)

3-     The Devil Went Down to Georgia (Charlie Daniels Band)

4-     Crystal Clear (Acoustic version of Men of Honor track)

5-     Sabbath Medley (Black Sabbath)

6-     Whatever Gets You Through The Night (Unreleased from Men of Honor sessions)

7-     Angel Sky (Acoustic version of Omerta track)

8-     All on the Line (Acoustic version of Omerta track)

9-     Tie Your Mother Down (Queen)

 

Check out the artwork above!

There is an Instant gratification download of the re-edit of "Dearly Departed" available on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play:
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HOD: San Antonio Blackened Death Horde Welcomes New Bassist
 2015 Live Assaults Unfold



 

 

San Antonio blackened death horde, HOD, is pleased to officially induct bassist, ZVS Gastelum, into their infernal ranks. Gastelum comes by way of Texas black metal legion, Plutonian Shore, as well as Gnostic and replaced longtime HOD comrade, Robert "Trans AM" Coleman.

 

Comments the band, "Changes suck but sometimes they have to happen. After many years of service and brotherhood our brother Robert 'Trans AM' Coleman is no longer in HOD. TA will be missed for sure. We hope he gets everything he wants with his current projects and future endeavors. Best of luck to you, brother! We would also like to welcome ZVS Gastelum. ZVS had been filling in on bass while TA was out with Goatwhore, and did a great job. So the choice to bring ZVS into the fold was an easy one to make. ZVS fronts his own band Plutonian Shore, and brings with him many years of live experience. The guy will crush your skull! We are stoked to get out on the road with this demon and unleash hell!"  

 

In related HOD developments, the band will bring their bestial hymns to the stage of the 5th Quarter Lounge in Indianapolis tonight with Carpathian Funeral followed by a performance in Chicago the following evening. HOD will also devour New Orleans and Miami in the coming weeks with additional live invasions in the plotting stages.

 

HOD:

1/23/2015 5th Quarter Lounge - Indianapolis, IN w/ Carpathian Funeral, Ptahil, more

1/24/2015 Cobra Lounge- Chicago, IL w/ Carpathian Funeral, Imperial Savagery, more

3/20/2015 Siberia - New Orleans, LA

3/21/2015 Churchill's Pub - Miami, FL w/ Kult Ov Azazel, Solstice, Druid Lord, more

 

HOD released their Book Of The Worm full-length last Fall via Arctic Music. Named in honor of the Norse figure known as "the blind god," a son of Odin, HOD persecutes the believers of more traditional religious beliefs with a relentless, kingdom-toppling brew of blackened death fans of Angel Corpse, early Morbid Angel, Deströyer 666, Von, Bloody Sign and other dealers of the evil arts won't hesitate to burn a stack of bibles to. Produced by Dennis Munoz (Solstice) and featuring artwork by Jon Zig (Averse Sefira, Deeds of Flesh, Pyrexia), Book Of The Worm is HOD's first full-length since 2009's Ibex Moon-released Serpent, amidst several smaller releases, delivering their most catastrophic material to date.  

 

Orders Book Of The Worm on CD via Arctic Music HERE and digitally via HOD's Bandcamp HERE.

 

"With potent songcraft and an upswing in career momentum, Book Of The Worm at long last establishes HOD as a beacon in the blackened thrash underground. - Metal Injection

 

"A hybrid of black and death metal, HOD are a ferocious live band with a huge stage presence loaded with jean jackets, spikes and bulletbelts, headbanging, and lots of PBR tall cans. Book Of The Worm is much in the same vein with a delivery similar to that of Deströyer 666. 4/5" - About.com

 

"If life is truly nasty, brutish, and short, HOD remains that aphorism made ripping flesh and dripping blood." - Austin Chronicle

 

"Full of fire and low on mercy, Book Of The Worm is a breakneck listening experience." - Dead Rhetoric

 

"A smorgasbord of riffs and double bass destruction." - Metal Underground

 

"... this five-piece attacks with as much Napalm Death as Dark Funeral. Sure, there's Scandinavian influence dripping off of the riffs like the mold dripping off of that towel you've had in front of your shower for the past month, but the rhythm section is straight outta wherever the fuck grindcore comes from." - Last Rites

 

 

http://www.hodmusic2.bandcamp.com
http://www.reverbnation.com/hodtheband
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hod/118127951554999?ref=ts&fref=ts
http://www.arcticmusicgroup.com
http://www.facebook.com/arcticmusicextreme

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HELLYEAH
Announces “Blood For Blood” National Blood Drive Campaign

  In Conjunction with “BLOOD FOR BLOOD” 2015 US Tour –

See Below for Details or Learn More Here  

 

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Recently, heavy metal supergroup HELLYEAH announced their “Blood For Blood” 2015 US Tour, featuring support from special guests Devour The Day and Like A Storm. The tour kicks off on Friday, February 6th in Las Vegas, NV and visits 23 markets through early March.

See below for a full listing of tour dates and check out http://www.hellyeahband.com/tour today for tickets, VIP packages and further information.

January is National Blood Donor Month!  To raise awareness about the cause, HELLYEAH invites you to give blood through the “BLOOD FOR BLOOD” National Blood Drive. Fans who pledge to give at this location (or make a financial donation) will not only receive a signed poster from HELLYEAH, but will also be entered to win tickets, Meet + Greet package, signed merch + more! 

HERE'S HOW TO ENTER:

1. Head over to this location and pledge to give blood OR make a financial donation to the American Red Cross. Take a photo of yourself giving blood on Instagram (or a screenshot of your donation) and use the hashtag #BLOODFORBLOOD 

2. Fill out the form below and add your photo! 

Join HELLYEAH and let's make a difference in the lives of those in need.

HELLYEAH w/ Devour The Day and Like A Storm:

FEBRUARY                        

2/6       Las Vegas, NV @ Brooklyn Bowl

2/7       Reno, NV @ Knitting Factory Concert House

2/8       Sacramento, CA @ Ace Of Spades

2/10     Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory Concert House

2/11     Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory Concert House

2/13     Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex- Grand Room

2/14     Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall

2/15     Wichita, KS @ The Cotilion

2/17     Kansas City, MO @ Arvest Bank Theatre @ The Midland

2/18     Lincoln, NE @ The Bourbon Theatre

2/20     Columbia, MO @ Blue Note

2/21     Sioux City, IA @ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

2/22     Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights

2/24     Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop

2/25     Fort Wayne, IN @ Piere’s

2/27     Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero Theatre

2/28     Uncaseville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Wolf Den 

MARCH                               

3/1       Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

3/3       Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head

3/4       Knoxville, TN @ The Concourse @ The International

3/6       Wilmington, NC @ Ziggy's By The Sea

3/7       Charlotte, NC @ Amos' Southend

3/8       Atlanta, GA @ Centerstage

HELLYEAH’s most recent album, Blood For Blood, is a welcome return to form. It leaves a mark, thanks to songs like the “Sangre Por Sangre (Blood For Blood)” and “Demons In The Dirt.” Then there is moodier, more contemplative fare like the current hit radio single, "Moth" which connects on an emotional, cellular level.  "HELLYEAH lock and load their most crushing and catchy salvo yet with 'Blood for Blood'. Its unmitigated, unbridled, and unique energy makes for one of the best heavy records of 2014 and the band's definitive offering to date. It will leave you bloody and smiling" says Rick Florino of ARTIST DIRECT.

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All-Star “Crazy Train” Cover feat. Serj Tankian, Tom Morello, Rudy Sarzo & Vinny Appice –
Streaming Now via ROLLING STONE

 

Stream Here

 

Featured on “Immortal RANDY RHOADS – The Ultimate Tribute”

A Celebratory Album Feat. All-Star Guests – Out March 3rd via UDR Music

 

The Late Legendary Guitar Hero Memorialized in Sensational Cover Tracks

 

Album Includes Bonus DVD w/ Producer Interviews and More

 

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As announced earlier this month, UDR Music will release a fantastic compilation of cover tracks, featuring an amazing all-star line-up, honoring the late, great Randy Rhoads – heralded as the legendary lead guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne and Quiet Riot. Immortal Randy Rhoads – The Ultimate Tribute and accompanying bonus DVD (with digipack edition) will hit stores on March 3, 2015.

 

Today, Rolling Stone is hosting the official worldwide premiere of the first track on Immortal Randy Rhoads – The Ultimate Tribute – a blazing cover of the hit Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard of Ozz track “Crazy Train”. The track features an undeniably legendary line-up of musical greats: Serj Tankian, Tom Morello, Rudy Sarzo and Vinny Appice. Stream the track here: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/premieres/tom-morello-serj-tankian-ozzy-osbourne-crazy-train-cover-20150121

 

This track is just a taste of what fans can expect to hear on Immortal Randy Rhoads – The Ultimate Tribute, a collection of 11 classic Rhoads co-written songs. The songs are performed by twenty top contemporary artists, including old friends and performing partners Rudy Sarzo and Frankie Banali, and more great musicians aside from the ones mentioned above, like Tim “Ripper” Owens, Chuck Billy, Alexi Laiho, George Lynch, Gus G., Bruce Kulick, Doug Aldrich, Dweezil Zappa and others.

 

The album was produced and compiled by the Grammy-award winning guitarist and producer Bob Kulick at his own studio.

 

Along with the album, Immortal Randy Rhoads – The Ultimate Tribute will also contain a bonus DVD available in the digipack version, including interesting interviews with some of the involved artists, hosted by Bob Kulick and a feature on the Musonia School of Music, a teaching school on North Hollywood, CA, set up by the Rhoads family.

 

Pre-order details coming soon! Immortal Randy Rhoads – The Ultimate Tribute will also be available in double vinyl gatefold and digital formats.

 

 

Full track listing with performers:

 

1. Crazy Train

Vocals: Serj Tankian

Gtrs:  Tom Morello

Bass: Rudy Sarzo

Drums:  Vinny Appice

 

2. Over the Mountain

Vocals: Tim “Ripper” Owens

Gtrs: Jon Donais

Bass:  Rudy Sarzo

Drums: Frankie Banali

 

3. Mr Crowley

Vocals: Chuck Billy

Gtrs:  Alexi Laiho

Keyboards: Kelle Rhoads

Bass Rudy: Rudy Sarzo

Drums: Vinny Appice

 

4. Believer

Vocals: Tim “Ripper” Owens

Gtrs:  Doug Aldrich

Bass: Rudy Sarzo

Drums: Vinny Appice

 

5. Back To The Coast (Quiet Riot)

Vocals: Kelle Rhoads

Gtrs:  Bruce Kulick

Bass: Rudy Sarzo

Drums: Frankie Banali

 

6. I Don't Know

Vocals: Tim “Ripper” Owens

Gtrs: George Lynch

Bass: Rudy Sarzo

Drums: Brett Chassen

 

7. S A T 0

Vocals: Tim “Ripper” Owens

Rhythm guitars: Bob Kulick

Lead guitar: Dweezil Zappa

Bass: Rudy Sarzo

Drums: Vinny Appice

 

8. Killer Girls (Quiet Riot)

Vocals:  Tim “Ripper” Owens

Gtrs: Joel Hoekstra

Bass: Rudy Sarzo

Drums: Brett Chassen

 

9. Goodbye to Romance

Vocals: Tim “Ripper” Owens

Gtrs: Gus G.

Bass: Rudy Sarzo

Drums: Brett Chassen

 

10. Suicide Solution

Vocals: Tim “Ripper” Owens

Gtrs:  Brad Gillis

Bass: Rudy Sarzo

Drums: Brett Chassen

 

11. Flying High Again

Vocals: Tim “Ripper” Owens

Gtrs:  Bernie Torme

Bass: Rudy Sarzo

Drums:  Brett Chassen

 

 

A lover of classical music, Rhoads had taken initial steps into rock’n’roll as a 16 year old when he formed a band, that soon became Quiet Riot. Rhoads was vaulted to the limelight in 1979 when Ozzy Osbourne chose the relatively unknown guitarist to help shape a new future for him via his band, Blizzard of Oz. The result saw Rhoads co-script two of the most famous albums in hard rock history, Blizzard Of Oz and Diary of A Madman, and rapidly ascended the stairway of fame and recognition for his virtuoso playing and writing. Famed for the way he fused classical flavors with technically-excellent hard rock, Rhoads became one of the most influential lead guitarists in rock.

 

When he tragically passed away on March 19, 1982 in a plane accident, Rhoads was only 25 years old, but thankfully, the legend of his work, ethos and their continuing influence on a whole new generation of guitarists, has never dimmed.

 

Celebrate the life and legend of Randy Rhoads with Immortal Randy Rhoads – The Ultimate Tribute.

 

For more information on this release, please visit http://udr-music.com/index.php/randyrhoads-info.

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PRESENTING ART OF ANARCHY FEATURING SCOTT WEILAND, BUMBLEFOOT, JOHN MOYER OF DISTURBED AND
JON & VINCE VOTTA
 


January 20th 2015 - Presenting Art Of Anarchy, an album featuring Scott Weiland on vocals, John Moyer of Disturbed on bass, Jon & Vince Votta on guitar & drums, and RonBumblefootThal as co-guitarist & producer. A video teaser can be viewed at this location: http://youtu.be/xL8CJfkLBo0

Poised to become one of the biggest new bands of 2015, Art of Anarchy is redefining the rock supergroup.  Meet the “mega group” – band members are rock legends in their own right with over 150 million in sales.  Promising over-the-top songs that break rock music boundaries with an all-or-nothing attitude, star power and bring-down-the-house performances, this mega band promises to transform a new generation into rock enthusiasts and die-hard “Anarchists”.


Art Of Anarchy members are some of rock’s heaviest hitters and most versatile musicians.  Iconic front man, Scott Weiland with his instantly identifiable voice needs no introduction.  He is known as one of rock’s most adroit and ever-evolving vocalists.  Lead guitarist RonBumblefoot Thal from Guns N’ Roses, bassist John Moyer of Disturbed and twin brothers Jon Votta on lead guitar and Vince Votta on drums promise extreme, uncompromising musicianship that rings in a new era for rock music.

The band started out of an 18-year friendship between Bumblefoot and the Votta brothers, dating back to the local New York music scene.  Jon Votta approached Bumblefoot with the idea of putting together a unique new rock band that would have people talking.  They knew Scott Weiland would be the ideal singer to handle the band’s musical diversity.  Once Weiland was on-board, the band was completed by the aggressive, precise, melodic bass of career-rocker John Moyer.

Art of Anarchy has emerged as a band willing to eradicate musical borders in pursuit of something brilliant.  For these legendary members, it’s all about songwriting and musicianship, which the band proudly displays on its self-titled debut album.  The band also sees Weiland returning to his hard rock roots with a harder-edged sound than any of his previous efforts.

Bumblefoot shines not only as the band’s co-guitarist, but also as the producer and engineer on the album.  His world-class guitar playing ranks him as one of rock’s most innovative guitarists.

John Moyer, self-proclaimed hitman from Texas, brings a punchy bottom end that rounds out the sound of AOA.  His in the pocket style can be heard throughout the whole album.

Jon Votta, the grand architect behind Art of Anarchy, co-wrote the soon-to-be-released album and shares lead responsibilities with Bumblefoot.   According to Votta, “This is the record I always dreamed of making since I started playing guitar”.  Vince Votta came up with the band name based upon these principles: it had to be extreme, uncompromising, and make a bold statement- much like his drum playing.

2015 will be a big year for Art of Anarchy.  Rock was never dead– just dormant– and Art of Anarchy is planning to wake it up.  They’ll break all the rules and leave you wanting more Anarchy!
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MASTODON & CLUTCH JOIN FORCES TO PUMMEL THROUGH

THE MISSING LINK TOUR
TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY JANUARY 23RD FOR SPRING CO-HEADLINE TOUR

GRAVEYARD WILL SUPPORT / BIG BUSINESS TO SUPPORT WHERE NOTED

January 20, 2015 - (Burbank, CA) - Two of the world's most respected and influential hard rock bands Mastodon and Clutch are proud to announce THE MISSING LINK TOUR, which brings together both bands as they join forces along with special guests Graveyard and Big Business - each taking part of the tour as support.Together, this night of heavy rock will be one of the heaviest and most exciting concert events of the year.

 

THE MISSING LINK TOUR kicks off on April 16th in St. Paul, MN. with support provided by Big Business, who recently supported Mastodon throughout a sold-out European tour. Sweden's  Graveyard will then take over the main support slot starting in Los Angeles on April 29th for the remaining dates, closing out the tour in Columbus, OH on May 24th.  Tickets are on sale now.

 

Mastodon and Clutch share a longtime friendship as fans will recall Clutch front man Neil Fallon contributed vocals to "Blood And Thunder" (from Mastodon's 2004's Leviathan) so fans can expect surprises in store for fans throughout the tour rumbling across North America. THE MISSING LINK TOUR will feature full sets from both Mastodon and Clutch. Clutch will close the show on April 24th in Vancouver, May 10th in Pittsburgh, May 15th in Bethlehem,  May 16th in Baltimore and also the final night of the tour,  May 24th  in Columbus. Mastodon will close all other shows.  For further info on Mastodon, go to: http://www.mastodonrocks.com/.  For further info on Clutch go to http://www.pro-rock.com

 

Clutch drummer Jean-Paul Gaster had this to say about the tour."We are very much looking forward to our US tour with our friends in Mastodon. We always enjoy playing live but when we have the opportunity to share the stage with a band as inspiring as Mastodon we know each evening will be that much more special. See ya out there!"

 

Mark your calendars, as THE MISSING LINK TOUR will roll into Denver's prestigious Red Rocks Amphitheatre on May 3rd, and joins the stellar line up for Atlanta's Shaky Knee's Festival on May 8th.  The New York City show will take over the  celebrated Central Park Summer Stage annual concert series on May 19th.  General tickets on-sale Friday, January 23rd.

 

As previously announced, Mastodon have been nominated for a 2015 Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance for "High Road," from ONCE MORE 'ROUND THE SUN. This is the band's third Grammy nomination.  The 57th Annual Grammy Awards will be held in Los Angeles on Feb 8th. Tune into CBS TV.

 

Revered Maryland rockers Clutch have been pushing the boundaries that define heavy rock music since the 4 original members got together in high school. Clutch is an unmatched musical force that has been best described as "the quintessential American Rock Band". Clutch released their tenth and latest studio album Earth Rocker via their own label Weathermaker Music on March 16, 2013. The album entered the Billboard Top 200 chart at #15 giving the band their highest chart position to date. 

 

Mastodon's sixth studio album, the universally praised, ONCE MORE 'ROUND THE SUN, entered the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart at the #6 position on June 24, 2014, also their highest chart debut of their career.  ONCE MORE 'ROUND THE SUN has rightfully been placed in many Year End Critics & fan BEST OF 2014 lists including those in Rolling Stone, Revolver, Magnet, Decibel, CMJ and many more. At present Mastodon has remained on the CMJ Loud Rock charts for the 26th week in a row. When OMRTSwas placed No. 8 on Rolling Stone's "Top 20 Metal Albums of 2014" list, they summed up the success of the album stating, "The bold hooks and sharply defined riffs of Mastodon's sixth studio full-length makes it easy to hear this album as their evolution from prog-sludge wizards to straight-ahead hard rockers - but the reality is actually far more, er, complex... Ultimately, the best part of Sun is Mastodon's ability to make hooky and visceral music without sacrificing either their metallic muscle or their innate weirdness."

 

Clutch's Earth Rocker reached #1 on the Rock Chart and #4 on iTunes' overall Top 100 album chart. Earth Rocker was awarded "Album of The Year" by Metal Hammer and garnered a Top 10 spot on Rolling Stone's "Top 20 Metal Albums of the Year". Rolling Stone further enthused:  "Four Maryland lifers - road dogs who've been grinding since the early Fugazi administration, cranking out  seething admixtures of jam-band chops, careening blues-punk riffs and singer Neil Fallon's nerdy, piss-taking wiseass lyrics - release their hardest rocking set to date. Look for a go-go break (and some clever punning on the phrase "drop the bomb!") on "D.C. Sound Attack!" Inspirational verse: "If you're gonna do it/ do it live on stage/ or don't do it at all."

 

Clutch is currently working on their follow up to Earth Rocker which will be released in 2015.  

 

Do not miss THE MISSING LINK TOUR this spring. Confirmed dates are as follows:

 

 *Mastodon Closes The Evening.  **Clutch Closes The Evening

 

Apr 16              *St. Paul, MN                 Myth

Apr 17             * Winnipeg, MB               The Burton Cummings Theatre

Apr 18              *Saskatoon, SK              O'Brian's Events Center

Apr 19             * Edmonton, AB              Expo Centre

Apr 21             * Calgary, AB                  MacEwan Hall

Apr 23             * Vancouver, BC              Commodore Ballroom

Apr 24              **Vancouver, BC             Commodore Ballroom

Apr 25              *Portland, OR                 Roseland

Apr 26              *Seattle, WA                   Showbox SODO

Apr 28             *Oakland, CA                 Fox Theater

Apr 29              *Los Angeles, CA           Palladium

Apr 30             *Tempe, AZ                    Marquee Theater

May 01             *Las Vegas, NV              House of Blues

May 02             *Salt Lake City, UT          The Complex

May 03             *Denver, CO                   Red Rock's Amphitheatre         

May 05             *San Antonio, TX            Kapone's Ballroom

May 06             *Oklahoma City, OK        Diamond Ballroom

May 08             Atlanta, GA                   Shaky Knees Festival

May 09             *Raleigh, NC                   Lincoln Theatre Street Stage

May 10             **Pittsburgh, PA              Stage AE

May 12             *Clive, IA (Des Moines)   7 Flags

May 13             *Milwaukee, WI               Eagles Ballroom Club Stage

May 15             **Bethlehem, PA              Sands Event Center

May 16             **Baltimore, MD               Pier Six Pavilion

May 17             *Boston, MA                  House of Blues

May 19             *New York, NY               Central Park Summerstage

May 20             *Niagara Falls, NY          Rapids Theatre

May 21             *London, ON                  London Music Hall

May 24             **Columbus, OH              LC Pavilion

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WOVENWAR To Support In Flames & All That Remains On

'Charming America' Tour

 

On The Road Now w/Periphery, Nothing More & Thank You Scientist

 
 

Debut Self Titled Album Out Now On Metal Blade Records


 
WOVENWAR continues their North American touring onslaught alongside In Flames and All That Remains on the “Charming America” tour, which kicks off on Feb 20th.
 
Please see below for all tour dates and visit
 https://www.facebook.com/wovenwar for all additional information 
 
WOVENWAR's dynamic and critically acclaimed debut, self-titled offering was released on MetalBlade Records.

  
Phil Sgrosso (guitars) states: “As I write this, we are just over a week into the ‘Juggernaut’ tour with our buds Periphery, Nothing More and Thank You Scientist. The tour is off to a killer start, as we leave the south and make our way to the west coast. From watching each band every night, you can't help but be impressed by the technical proficiency and musicianship this tour has to offer. Add the fact that every band and crew is comprised of rad dudes. This tour kicks 2015 off on the right foot.
 
“Immediately following the ‘Juggernaut’ tour, we are excited to be joining forces with the almighty In Flames and All That Remains on the ‘Charming America’ tour. Having a long touring history with both bands, we know there won't be a shortage of good times, OR BEER. 
 
“We will also be releasing a music video for our song, ‘Death To Rights’ in the coming weeks. The video is mainly performance based and incorporates manipulated imagery relating to our album art. We are stoked to share it with you all. See you soon.”
WOVENWAR w/In Flames, All That Remains

02/20 Agoura Hills, CA – The Canyon Club
02/21 Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre
02/22 Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
02/23 San Diego, CA – House of Blues
02/25 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
02/27 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
02/28 Chico, CA – Senator Theatre
03/01 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
03/03 Missoula, MT – The Wilma Theatre
03/04 Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory Concert House
03/05 Boise, ID – Knitting Factory Concert House
03/06 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
03/07 Seattle, WA – Showbox SODO
03/09 Vancouver, BC – Vogue Theater
03/10 Kelowna, BC – Level Nightclub
03/12 Edmonton, AB – Encore
03/13 Calgary, AB – Flames Central
03/14 Saskatoon, SK – O’Brians Event Centre
03/15 Winnipeg, MB – The Garrick Centre
03/16 Bismarck, ND – Bismarck Civic Center
03/18 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
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BILLBOARD Releases New MISS MAY I Music Video for “Hero With No Name”

 

Featuring ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL Performance Video

+ Active Military Commentary and Iraq War Footage

 

US Tour with AUGUST BURNS RED Begins Friday, January 22nd

 

 

+ Join MISS MAY I’s AFFLICTION Twitter Takeover

 

MISS MAY I will kick off the Rockstar Energy Drink “Frozen Flame Tour” with headliners August Burns Red and fellow supporting bands Northlane, Fit For A King and ERRA this Thursday, January 22nd! See all tour dates below and get your tickets here.

 

To celebrate the launch of the tour, MISS MAY I is teaming up with Billboard Magazine to release their brand new music video for “Hero With No Name”. The music video features live performance footage from this summer’s ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL, in addition to video commentary from active military and Iraq war footage – bringing awareness to the lives and sacrifices made by our nation’s military.

 

Take a look at the video here via Billboard: http://www.billboard.com/articles/videos/6443586/miss-may-hero-with-no-name-video-exclusive-premiere

 

In addition to the new music video, the band is celebrating their first day of the Rockstar Energy Drink “Frozen Flame Tour” with an official Affliction Twitter Takeover! Follow the band during their first day of tour on Thursday the 22nd by following @Affliction on Twitter, and make sure to use the hashtags #livefast, #affliction, and #afflictionclothing when tweeting! https://twitter.com/affliction

 

MISS MAY I w/ AUGUST BURNS RED, NORTHLANE and More

1/22 - Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
1/23 - New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
1/24 - Clifton Park, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall
1/25 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues
1/27 - Quebec, QC @ Imperial de Quebec
1/28 - Montreal, QC @ Metropolis
1/29 - Ottawa, ON @ Bronson Centre
1/30 - Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Theatre
1/31 - London, ON @ London Music Hall
2/1 - Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew’s Hall
2/3 - Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
2/4 - Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s
2/5 - Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
2/6 - Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights
2/7 - Lawrence, KS @ The Granada
2/9 - Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
2/10 - Murray, UT @ Murray Theater
2/12 - Edmonton, AB @ Starlite Room
2/13 - Calgary, AB @ MacEwan Ballroom
2/14 - Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory
2/15 - Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
2/16 - Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
2/17 - Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
2/19 - Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
2/20 - Pomona, CA @ The Glasshouse
2/21 - San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
2/22 - Mesa, AZ @ Nile Theatre
2/24 - San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live
2/25 - Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
2/26 - Houston, TX @ House of Blues
2/27 - New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
2/28 - Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom
3/2 - Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House Of Blues
3/3 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
3/4 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

3/5 - Charlotte, NC @ Amo’s Southend

3/6 - Norfolk, VA @ The Norva

3/7 - Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

3/8 - Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts

 

The MISS MAY I guys have been working several new things get fans ready for the tour – including Justin’s GuitarWorld.com play-through video of “Refuse To Believe” and Ryan’s Gear Review discussion with PureGrainAudio.com, in addition to the band’s tattoo feature on Inked.com. Stay tuned for more gear videos coming soon!

 

Also, read a two-part tour preview interview with MISS MAY I here via Absolute Punk: Part 1 | Part 2

 

MISS MAY I’s new album, Rise Of The Lion, is out now via Rise Records. Get your copy via iTunes here. Rise Of The Lion is MISS MAY I’s fourth album and the first to be produced by the legendary Terry Date (PanteraDeftones, White Zombie, Bring Me The Horizon). Rise Of The Lion is inspired by the countless fan letters the band has received over the years.

 

  

To learn more about MISS MAY I, please visit www.missmayimusic.com and www.mmiriseofthelion.com.

 

 

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RICHIE KOTZEN
20TH SOLO ALBUM, ‘CANNIBALS,’ OUT NOW

January 15, 2015 -- Guitarist/singer/songwriter RICHIE KOTZEN digitally released his 20th solo album, CANNIBALS, January 8 via his Headroom-Inc label.  It quickly reached #1 on Amazon’s New Rock Releases chart.  Videos for “You” and “Cannibals” can be found on his official YouTube page.
 
Here’s information about CANNIBALS, in KOTZEN’s own words:
 
CANNIBALS is an interesting record for me,” KOTZEN explains, “because much of this material is comprised from recordings that are as old as 10 years.  The title track is the most recent song I’ve written.  That was from 2014, but ‘Come On Free,’ for example, was originally recorded back in the early 2000’s.  I always liked the track, but never knew how to fit it into one of my records.  Somehow I thought now was the time, so I went back to the original recording and did a remix.  The only new overdub is the chant at the end, which happened recently one night when I was playing the song for my friends.  I had a bunch of friends in the studio from Brazil and they all started chanting.  I was like, ‘ALL THAT!’ and put up the microphone and we recorded it with no headphones.  Everyone was having a great time.  It was so spontaneous.
 
“The track ‘Time For The Payment’ is also an older recording from 2008.  I would have included that on my album, PEACE SIGN, back then, but it didn’t seem to make sense at the time.  That recording is unchanged.  I just had it mastered and I think it is a great closer for the record.
 
“‘In An Instant’ and ‘The Enemy’ were both written by combining new song ideas with previously recorded material.  I wrote ‘The Enemy’ chorus in 2014 when I originally recorded the song, but I didn’t like the verse I had written.  After spending a day listening to old song ideas, I found an older song of mine with a great verse idea and intro, and basically copied and pasted that recording into the current recording.  Then I sang everything over, made some creative edits, re-wrote some lyrics, and ended up with ‘The Enemy.’  I probably shouldn’t reveal this, but half the song has a drum and guitar performance from several years ago and the rest of the song is comprised of new recorded performances.  Crazy concept, but somehow it worked and I ended up with a recording that I’m very happy with.  I did the same trick with the song ‘In An Instant.’ 
 
“I suppose my proudest moment on CANNIBALS is the song I wrote with my daughter, August, called ‘You.’  I originally released this as a single/video at the end of 2014.  It was born from a piano idea she had written when she was 13 or 14 years old.  I found the original recording of her piano performance on my computer and wrote lyrics to it last summer.  Probably one of my favorite things I’ve ever recorded.
 
“I also did a duet with someone who I’ve always been a fan of, Dug Pinnik from Kings X.  I was at a house party and Dug was there, and we were talking about how we should do something together one day.  When I went back to the studio I was working on the song ‘I’m All In’ and then it hit me.  I called Dug and asked him if he would trade vocals with me on the tune and we did it!  He added a whole other dimension to the track.  I’m glad I called him!”
 
In other KOTZEN news, he’ll be teaming up with his bandmates of THE WINERY DOGS (Mike Portnoy and Billy Sheehan) to start working on their second album this month.  Stay tuned for new album details.
 
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AT THE GATES issues tour update for 2015

After an extremely successful European tour together with label-mates TRIPTYKON and MORBUS CHRON at the end of last year, Swedish melodic death metal pioneers AT THE GATES will continue to promote their much acclaimed comeback studio album and Century Media Records debut At War With Reality with further worldwide touring in 2015. See below for all upcoming dates (please also notice that this weekend's shows in Italy have unfortunately been cancelled last minute by the promoter, but AT THE GATES will make an announcement for that territory on February 4th).
 
AT THE GATES - live 2015 (updates marked *):
Jan. 31, 2015 - Dublin (Ireland) - Academy + BLOODSHOT DAWN
Feb. 7, 2015 - Beijing (China) - Yu Gong Yi Shan *
Feb. 9, 2015 - Tokyo (Japan) - Liquid Room
Feb. 10, 2015 - Nagoya (Japan) - Club Quattro
Feb. 12, 2015 - Osaka (Japan) - Akaso
Feb. 21, 2015 - Bergen (Norway) - Blastfest
Feb. 26, 2015 - Oslo (Norway) - Vulkan Arena + GOD MACABRE
Feb. 27, 2015 - Karlstad (Sweden) - Nöjesfabriken + GOD MACABRE
Feb. 28, 2015 - Umeå (Sweden) - House Of Metal
Mar. 6, 2015 - Madrid (Spain) - Penelope + WORMED & SOUND OF SILENCE
Mar. 7, 2015 - Bilbao (Spain) - Sala Santana + WORMED & SOUND OF SILENCE
Mar. 8, 2015 - Barcelona (Spain) - Sala Razzmatazz + WORMED & SOUND OF SILENCE
Mar. 27, 2015 - Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Mar. 28, 2015 - San Francisco, CA - The Regency Ballroom / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Mar. 29, 2015 - Portland, OR - Roseland Theater / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Mar. 30, 2015 - Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Mar. 31, 2015 - Seattle, WA - Showbox at the Market / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 2, 2015 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Complex / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 3, 2015 - Denver, CO - Summit Music Hall / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 4, 2015 - Lincoln, NE - Bourbon Street / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 5, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN - Mill City Nights / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 6, 2015 - Chicago, IL - House of Blues / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 8, 2015 - Toronto, ON - The Phoenix / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 9, 2015 - Montreal, QC - Metropolis / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 10, 2015 - Boston, MA - Royale / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 11, 2015 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
Apr. 12, 2015 - New York, NY - Webster Hall / Decibel Tour + CONVERGE, PALLBEARER & VALLENFYRE
May 1, 2015 - Örebro (Sweden) - Ritz
May 2, 2015 - Sundsvall (Sweden) - Pipeline
May 22, 2015 - Warszawa (Poland) - Progresja
May 23, 2015 - Kraków (Poland) - Studio
May 29, 2015 - Cape Town (South Africa) - The Mercury Live
May 30, 2015 - Johannesburg (South Africa) - Carfax Club
Jun. 19, 2015 - Copenhagen (Denmark) - Copenhell Festival *
Jun. 20, 2015 - Dessel (Belgium) - Graspop Metal Meeting *
Jun. 21, 2015 - Clisson (France) - Hellfest
Jul. 3, 2015 - Hassleholm (Sweden) - Siestafestivalen *
Jul. 18, 2015 - Syðrugøta, Faroe Islands - G! Festival *
Jul. 31, 2015 - Wacken (Germany) - Wacken Open Air *
Aug. 6, 2015 - Gävle (Sweden) - Getaway Rock Festival *
Aug. 8, 2015 - Jaromer (Czech Republic) - Brutal Assault Festival
Aug. 15, 2015 - Cetatea Rasnov (Romania) - Rockstadt Extreme Fest
Sept. 18, 2015 - Gothenburg (Sweden) - Liseberg *

AT THE GATES' At War With Reality ranked high in the majority of metal media's 2014 year-end lists, earning "Best Metal Album of the Year" at iTunes (USA/UK), plus a nomination for a Swedish Grammy "Grammis" (Category: Best Hard Rock / Metal Album), the National Swedish Radio "P3 Guld" award, as well as the Swedish independent music award "Manifest".

 
For a preview of At War With Reality, be sure to check out the following videos:
--"Heroes And Tombs": http://youtu.be/ctXRhv90Gz8
Within Germany: http://www.muzu.tv/at-the-gates/heroes-and-tombs-official-video-video/2320747/
--"Death And The Labyrinth": http://youtu.be/hzjshF0TFm8
Within Germany: http://www.muzu.tv/at-the-gates/death-and-the-labyrinth-official-video-video/2310520/

 
To purchase At War With Reality, please visit select local retailers or the following websites:
--Best Buy: http://smarturl.it/ATG-AWWR-BestBuy
--FYE: (Standard) http://smarturl.it/ATG-AWWR-FYE
          (Deluxe) http://smarturl.it/ATGFYEDlX
          (Vinyl) http://smarturl.it/ATGFYELP
--iTunes: http://smarturl.it/ATGWWRiTunesPO
--Amazon: http://smarturl.it/ATGamazonPO
--GooglePlay: http://smarturl.it/ATGgglplyPO
--CM Distro: http://www.cmdistro.com/catalogsearch/result/index/?band=1024&q=at+the+gates


AT THE GATES online:
http://www.atthegates.se
https://www.facebook.com/AtTheGatesOfficial
https://twitter.com/AtthegatesGBG
http://www.youtube.com/atthegatesofficial

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Tickets go on sale Thursday, December 18 at 8PM ET. 
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VOLBEAT ANNOUNCES SPRING, 2015 TOUR WITH ANTHRAX

Danish Headliners To Begin AEG Live Produced Run April 24 at 1STBANK Center in Denver

PRE-SALE GOES LIVE ON 10/29 AT 10AM WITH GENERAL ON-SALE SET FOR 10/31 AT 10AM LOCAL TIME IN ALL MARKETS OTHER THAN GRAND FORKS (9AM) AND OSHAWA & OTTAWA (NOON) VIA WWW.VOLBEAT.DK

 

Las Vegas, NV --- Volbeat has announced a Spring, 2015 tour with Anthrax serving as direct support and Crobot opening the show.  A pre-sale goes live on October 29 at 10AM local time in all markets, and can be accessed via the band's web site www.volbeat.dk.  On Halloween, general on-sale begins at 10AM in all markets excluding Grand Forks (9AM) and both Oshawa and Ottawa which will go-live at Noon.  Over the past two months, Volbeat has been drawing near capacity crowds in arenas with co-headliner Five Finger Death Punch.  Their return to North America in 2015 will feature multiple Canadian dates, alongside appearances coast to coast in the U.S.  The itinerary begins on April 24 in Denver, CO at the 1STBANK Center.

Volbeat's most recent release Outlaw Gentleman & Shady Ladies has sold more than 300,000 copies in the U.S., alongside hundreds of thousands of digital singles. The title has been certified platinum in their home country of Denmark, alongside Germany and Austria, with gold sales in Finland and Sweden.  The album has also been certified gold in Canada.  This past year, the Danish quartet received their first GRAMMY nomination in the "Best Metal Performance" category for "Room 24" (Volbeat Featuring King Diamond), and won Germany's Echo Award for "Best International Alternative Act."   Recently, "A Warrior's Call" from Beyond Heaven / Above Hell was certified gold in the U.S. for sales of 500,000 units by the RIAA.

Since forming in Copenhagen in 2000, Volbeat has released five studio albums and two live offerings.  Over the next several months the band will continue to work on their anticipated new studio album.  Volbeat is Michael Poulsen (vocals/guitar), Anders Kjølholm (bass) and Jon Larsen (drums), joined by former Anthrax/The Damned Things guitarist Rob Caggiano, who produced the current album with longtime Volbeat co-producer Jacob Hansen. 

Confirmed appearances include:

4/24/15            Denver, CO                                                     1STBANK Center

4/25/15            Rapid City, SD                                               Rushmore Plaza Civic Center

4/27/15            Spokane, WA                                                  Spokane Arena

4/28/15            Missoula, MT                                                  Adams Center

4/29/15            Seattle, WA                                                    WaMu Theatre

5/01/15            Grande Prairie, AB                                         Revolution Place

5/02/15            Edmonton, AB                                               Rexall Place

5/03/15            Calgary, AB                                                    Calgary Stampede Corral

5/04/15            Saskatoon, SK                                                SaskTel Centre

5/06/15            Regina, SK                                                      Brandt Centre

5/07/15            Grand Forks, ND                                            Ralph Englestad Arena

5/12/15            Oshawa, ON                                                   General Motors Centre

5/13/15            Ottawa, ON                                                    TD Place

5/14/15            Quebec City, QC                                            Quebec Colisee Pepsi

5/15/15            Montreal, QC                                                  CEPSUM Montreal

5/18/15            Saginaw, MI                                                   Dow Events Center

5/19/15            Evansville, IN                                                 Ford Center

5/20/15            Chicago, IL                                                     Aragon Ballroom

5/22/15            Sioux City, IA                                                Tyson IBF Events Center

5/27/15            Dallas, TX                                                       Verizon Grand Prairie

5/28/15            Houston, TX                                                   Bayou Music Center

5/31/15            St. Louis, MO                                                 Outdoors at Pop's

6/02/15            New York, NY                                               Hammerstein Ballroom

Additional Dates To Be Announced                                           

 

www.volbeat.dk

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