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The Black Dahlia Murder announce U.S. tour dates with Fallujah and Disentomb
Murder FM
announce tour dates with Drowning Pool
Rock on the Range
adds The Deftones, a Comedy Tent, and "That Metal Show" live!
Candlebox
"Disappearing in Airports" digital pre-order available now
Anvil
release lyric video for "Die For A Lie"
Caym
recording new album in NYC; launch crowd-funding campaign
NE Metal and Hardcore Festival announces more bands for this year's show
Local H
to release vinyl 20th anniversary edition of "As Good As Dead"
Megadeth
"Dystopia" debuts #3 on Billboard 200
X Japan
documentary film "We Are X" accepted to SXSW Film Festival
OTEP
to release "Generation Doom" on April 15
Five Finger Death Punch
announce co-headlining shows with Shinedown
Smithsonian Institute profiles
Anthrax
Buckcherry
premiere new song from deluxe edition of "Rock 'n Roll"
Hands Like Houses
premiere video for "Colourblind" on Billboard.com
Prong
premiere "Cut and Dry" via Loudwire
At The Gates
post live clip of "The Circular Ruins"
Voivod
releases title track to upcoming EP "Post Society"
In This Moment
to release "Beautiful Tragedy" on vinyl
Gomorrah announce Vancouver cd release show
Red Hot Chili Peppers
to take the stage for fundraiser concert for Bernie Sanders
Prong
to release new digital single "Cut and Dry" this Friday
Children of Bodom
release lyric video for "Horns"
Spotify posts interview with
Dave Mustaine of Megadeth discussing "Dystopia"
The Cult
to release new album; announce tour
Issues
to headline Monster Energy Outbreak Tour
Puscifer
add tour dates to the Money $hot Round 2 tour
Round 2 Records
announce "Live and Loud" tour
Halcyon Way
to take part in the Axes and Anchors cruise next month
Amon Amarth
announce North American tour
First Look at X Japan documentary "We Are X"
Beauty in the Suffering
short video teasing new album
Product of Hate
release video for "Monster"
Texas Metal Underground Records
offer free digital music sampler
Whorid
set to release "Bloated Pig Carcass in a Shallow Wake" for Valentine's Day
Crematory
to release "Monument" on April 15
Megadeth
"Dystopia" album out now!
Anthrax
release video talking about producer Jay Ruston
SRCVinyl to reissue Blink 182
on limited edition vinyl
10 Years
 
and P.O.D. kick off U.S. tour next week 
Agoraphobic Nosebleed
"Arc" EP streaming
Killswitch Engage
to stage NYC takeover!
Primal Fear
release video for "Angels of Mercy"
Guns n' Roses
announce 2 more reunion shows
SOiL release lyric video for "Way Gone"
Rob Zombie
announces release date for next album; confirms US tour with Disturbed
Rise Records signs
Chelsea Grin
Disturbed and Rob Zombie
announce co-headline tour for this May!
Killswitch Engage
announce release date for "Incarnate"; confirms US headlining tour
Author and Punisher
announce North American tour with Weedeater
Drowning Pool
announces new tour dates
Between The Buried And Me
announce co-headlining tour with August Burns Red
Anthrax
"Breathing Lightning" hits radio today!
Guns N' Roses to headline Coachella!
Lacey Sturm releases "Life Screams" Feb 12
Warbringer
kick off their North American tour
Voivod
announce "Post Society EP release date
Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal and Milan Polak release new song for charity featuring Dave Ellefson
Seattle's prog metal RHINE release "Paralyzed"
Progressive/Melodic death metallers
FALL premiere new song
Sanktuary
offer free download of "Corpse Blockade"
Black Stone Cherry
new album "Kentucky" out April 1st









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                FRENZY FEATURES

Our 2015 end of the year wrap up lists

Interview - Chuck Billy of Testament
Interview - Tommy Victor of Prong
Anthrax
concert review and pics from Jan 16
Interview - Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull
Lamb of God
pics from Jan 16 in Philly
Review of the Rigor Mortis documentary "Welcome To Your Funeral"
Interview - Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante
Interview - Rigor Mortis singer Bruce Corbitt
Interview - Rival Sons drummer
Michael Miley
Clutch
concert review and pics from Dec 28
Fit For An Autopsy
concert pics and set review
Reed Mullin
interview and Corrosion of Conformity set review
Brad Whitford and Derek St. Holmes
interview from Nov 22 in New Hope, PA.

Parkway Drive
pics from Nov 17 in Philly!
Miss May I
pics from The Fillmore in Philadelphia
Thy Art Is Murder pics from Philadelphia Nov 17th
 P
ics and review of Maynard James Keenan's Puscifer
Battlecross
pics and set review from the Electric Factory in Philly! 
Concert pics and show review of
GWAR from Philadelphia
Concert pics of 
All That Remain in Sayreville, NJ and interview with guitarist Oli Herbert.
Our interview with Devour the Day along with concert pics from their Starland Ballroom show
We Came As Romans
concert pics from Nov 6
Concert pics and interview with
Failure Anthem 
Our interview with Carina Round of Puscifer
The Amity Affliction
concert review and pics
Concert pics and review of
Chelsea Grin
The Plot In You concert pics from Oct 24 in Philly
Superjoint
interview with Jimmy Bower and Stephen Taylor and in concert pics
Tommy Victor
(Prong) interview and in concert pics
In concert pics of Witch Mountain
Billy Morrison
interview (solo artist and guitarist for Billy Idol)
The Winery Dogs
concert photos and review
Veil of Maya in concert photos
Mission Metal
podcast - Oct 2 weekly wrap up
Interview
with Neil Fallon of Clutch
Interview with Speaking The Kings
GHOST
 concert review and pics from "Black To The Future" tour
Motorhead
concert review from September 22
Concert review -
Anthrax live from Upper Darby
Review -
Metal Allegiance self-titled debut album
Interview with
Frank Bello of Anthrax
Review - new
Clutch album "Psychic Warfare"
 Interview with
Max Cavalera of Soulfly
 Interview with
John D'Esposito, event organizer for The Food Truck and Rock Carnival
Interview with
Militia Vox, vocalist for Judas Priestess 
"Repentless" by
SLAYER reviewed
"The Book of Souls" by Iron Maiden reviewed
Concert Coverage - Buckcherry 
Concert Coverage - Saint Asonia
 Album review - "Bad Magic" by Motorhead
Interview - Philip H. Anselmo
Concert Coverage - Thy Art Is Murder pics and Andy Marsh interview
Interview - Francheska Pastor, Bad Seed Rising
 Concert Coverage - The Devil Wears Prada ,
Jeremy Depoyster interview, band pics
Concert Coverage - Interview with
Jungle Rot singer/guitarist Dave Matrise, and band pics
Concert Coverage - Interview with
Kissing Candice and in concert pics
Interview - King Parrot singer
Matt Young
Concert Coverage - Feed Her To The Sharks, interview with Kim "Chewy" Choo and in concert pics
Interview - Murder FM vocals/guitarist Norman Matthew
Concert Coverage - SLAYER from the Mayhem Festival; Paul Bostaph interview and band pics
Concert Coverage - Whitechapel pics from Mayhem 
 Concert Coverage  - King Diamond pics from Mayhem
 Concert Coverage - Asking Alexandria pics from Vans Warped Tour
Concert Coverage - Black Veil Brides pics from Vans Warped Tour
Concert Coverage - Pierce The Veil pics from Vans Warped Tour
Concert Coverage - PVRIS pics from Vans Warped Tour
 Concert Coverage - Beartooth pics from Vans Warped Tour
 Concert Coverage - Blessthefall pics from Vans Warped Tour
 Concert Coverage - Attila pics from Vans Warped Tour
Concert Coverage - August Burns Red pics from Vans Warped Tour
 Concert Coverage - interview with
Kirk Windstein and Crowbar
pics
Concert Coverage - Interview with Battlecross guitarist Tony Asta and drummer Alex Bent.....pics too 
Interview - Ricky Phillips (Styx)
Interview -
Francesco Artusato (All Shall Perish)
Interview - Ralph Santolla
(Deicide, Death, Iced Earth)
Interview - Coal Chamber singer
Dez Fafara
Interview - Amaranthe singer
Elize Ryd
Concert Coverage - I, Prevail
Concert Coverage - Amaranthe
Concert Coverage - Santa Cruz
Music review - "Skills In Pills" by Lindemann
Concert Coverage - Testament
Interview - Howard Jones
Concert Coverage - Exodus
Concert Coverage - Shattered Sun
Interview - Cavalera Conspiracy's Igor Cavalera
Interview - Coal Chamber drummer Mikey Cox
Interview - Filter frontman Richard Patrick
Concert coverage - Coal Chamber
Concert coverage - Filter
Concert coverage - Combichrist
Interview - Dirk Verbeuren (Soilwork)
Concert coverage - Drowning Pool
Opening night of Nickelback "No Fixed Address" tour
Concert pics and interview with Mallory Knox
Concert Review - Black Veil Brides
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 



FROM THE FRENZY ARCHIVES

Philip H. Anselmo interview discussing Superjoint
Interview with Frank Bello of Anthrax previewing "For All Kings" 
Interview with Paul Bostaph of Slayer previewing "Repentless"
Interview with
Neil Fallon of Clutch previewing Psychic Warfare"
Interview with Reed Mullin of Corrosion of Conformity talking reformed line up with Pepper Keenan
Rex Brown
 spoke to us about his tell all book
Classic interview with Oderus Urungus Dave Brockie
Fozzy singer and WWE superstar Chris Jericho
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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Announces US Tour With Fallujah And Disentomb; Will Play Unhallowed Album In Its Entirety
 
Band And Guitarist Ryan Knight Amicably Part Ways; Touring Guitarist Announced
 
   

After releasing their new album, Abysmal, last year to critical acclaim and headlining both part I and part II of the massive IndieMerch Tour, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER has announced another headlining trek - this time, taking the show back to their roots. With Fallujah and Disentomb as support, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER plans to play their first full-length, 2003's Unhallowed, in its entirety, performing at intimate venues across the US that haven't seen the band since their debut was released.
 
Vocalist Trevor Strnad comments: "We are very excited to unleash this absolutely crushing lineup upon you all and to play the much requested Unhallowed album in its entirety. The songs are sounding better than ever before, and we can't wait for you to feast your ears on our debut album as it was meant to be heard. We will also be playing some bangers from our new album, Abysmal, and the rest of the catalog...Come out and bring your friends!"
 
In related news, Brandon Ellis will join THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER on the road as the band's touring guitarist and replacement for Ryan Knight, who amicably parted ways with the group. In regards to his departure, Knight comments: "After nearly seven years with THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, I feel the time has come for me to step down and focus on other aspects of my life. The decision to leave was very difficult, yet necessary I feel for me to ultimately be happy and keep moving forward. I feel very lucky to have had the best band-mates/crew -- past and present -- to traverse the world, guzzle beers, and bring the rock with every night. Thank you, guys. I'd like to give a huge thank you to all our fans for being so cool to me over the years, and all the hardworking people over at Metal Blade Records for their support, and general badassery. In the meantime, I'll still be teaching guitar, working on new music, and just getting pretty domestic in general. Thanks again!"
 
Strnad adds: "When Ryan first joined the band, he drove from the hospital where his first child had just been born to begin practicing and writing with us, on the eve of the recording of our Deflorate album. In his years with the band, he made a lot of sacrifices to be with us and uphold our insanely demanding touring and recording schedule. He always gave us one-hundred percent, and for that I thank him. He is an incredible musician and creative force. It was exciting to make new material with him, and his wealth of knowledge has left its stamp on the band's music forever. I always knew that his time in the band would be limited, and it has now come time for him to go home and be with his family. Ryan, being the stand-up dude that he is, told us of his plans to leave the band more than a year ago, and with heavy hearts we began to plan for THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER's future. We admire that Ryan went to such lengths to make his departure as easy on the band as possible, even going as far as to help us find a talented leadsman in Brandon Ellis -- who has been lending us his tremendous guitar skills on the current TBDM tour. Knight is one of my best friends and I wish him the best in everything he does. He will always have a place here in the TBDM family. I look back at our time together with nothing but gratitude."
 
THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER w/ Fallujah, Disentomb:
4/08/2016 Oddbody's Music Room - Dayton, OH
4/09/2016 123 Pleasant Street - Morgantown, WV
4/10/2016 The Champ - Harrisburg, PA
4/11/2016 The Loft - Poughkeepsie, NY
4/13/2016 Higher Ground Side Room - Burlington, VT
4/14/2016 Amity Music Hall - Long Island, NY
4/15/2016 The Palladium - Worcester, MA
4/16/2016 Knitting Factory - Brooklyn, NY
4/17/2016 The Voltage Lounge - Philadelphia, PA
4/18/2016 Shaka's Live - Virginia Beach, VA
4/19/2016 Local 506 - Chapel Hill, NC
4/20/2016 Ground Zero - Spartanburg, SC
4/21/2016 The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA
4/22/2016 Jack Rabbits - Jacksonville, FL
4/23/2016 The Social - Orlando, FL
4/24/2016 High Dive - Gainesville, FL
4/26/2016 926 Lounge - Tallahassee, FL
4/27/2016 Zydeco - Birmingham, AL
4/28/2016 Vinyl - Pensacola, FL
4/29/2016 Eastdown - Houston, TX
4/30/2016 Mohawk - Austin, TX
5/01/2016 Jakes - Lubbock, TX
5/03/2016 Phoenix Venue - Albuquerque, NM
5/04/2016 The Rock - Tucson, AZ
5/05/2016 Rebel Lounge - Phoenix, AZ
5/06/2016 Divebar - Las Vegas, NV
5/07/2016 Chain Reaction - Anaheim, CA
5/08/2016 The Complex - Glendale, CA
5/09/2016 Jerry's Pizza - Bakersfield, CA
5/10/2016 Strummers - Fresno, CA
5/11/2016 Brick and Mortar Music Hall - San Francisco, CA
5/12/2016 Boardwalk - Sacramento, CA
5/13/2016 Analog Theatre - Portland, OR
5/14/2016 The Big Dipper - Spokane, WA
5/15/2016 The Shredder - Boise, ID
5/16/2016 Kilby Court - Salt Lake City, UT
5/18/2016 Mesa Theatre - Grand Junction, CO
5/20/2016 The District - Sioux Falls, SD
5/21/2016 Vaudeville Mews - Des Moines, IA
5/22/2016 Frequency - Madison, WI
5/23/2016 Beat Kitchen - Chicago, IL
5/24/2016 Fubar - St. Louis, MO
5/25/2016 Emerson Theater - Indianapolis, IN
5/27/2016 The Machine Shop - Flint, MI
5/28/2016 Bledfest - Howell, MI
 
THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER will be touring in support of Abysmal, which was named one of the best albums of 2015 by Metal Sucks, Metal Injection and Metal Insider, among many others. To preview and purchase "the best death metal of the year" (New Noise Magazine), please visit :metalblade.com/tbdm/.
 
 
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Murder F.M. announce tour dates
with Drowning Pool, Audiotopsy and Violent New Breed 




Murder F.M. announced they will be touring with Drowning Pool, Audiotopsy and Violent New Breed beginning February 18th at Buffalo Rose in Golden, CO. through February 26th in San Antonio, TX.

Born and bred in Dallas,TX, Murder FM was formed as an outlet for the frustrated youth spent writing music in the dark dusty corners of TX. Following independent success with singles supported with domestic and international touring, Murder FM perfected their sound and stage presence.

Dates with DROWNING POOL, Audiotopsy, Violent New Breed: 

2/18 Golden, CO @ Buffalo Rose 
2/19 Salt Lake City,UT @ The Royal Bar 
2/20 Idaho Falls,ID @ Hitt Event Center 
2/22 Chico,CA @ Lost On Main 
2/23 Los Angeles,CA @ Los Globos 
2/24 Mesa,AZ @ Club Red 
2/25 Lubbock,TX @ Jake's Backroom 
2/26 San Antonio,TX @ Fitzgeralds

www.MURDERFMMUSIC.COM

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CANDLEBOX 'DISAPPEARING IN AIRPORTS' DIGITAL
PRE-ORDERS AVAILABLE TODAY
Album Street Date April 22; Follow the Band via Behind-the-Scenes, Lyric Videos; New Tour Stops Added

  
CHICAGO, IL – February 5, 2016– Candlebox, the influential, multi-platinum rock band from the powerful 90’s Seattle music movement, launches their long awaited sixth album "Disappearing in Airports" via digital pre-order today. The full album will be released on April 22 via Pavement Entertainment.
 
The i-Tunes pre-order, plus instant track gratification, is now available here:
 
The band continues to sell out venues for its limited-run acoustic tour, with new tour dates added including Delray Beach, FL. The band has also released a lyric video to the first single “Vexatious” you can view it here https://youtu.be/9I3enYndcyc and behind-the-scenes footage from their recording sessions is now posted to their Pledge Music channel, (http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/candlebox/updates).
 
To listen to the first track -  “Vexatious” - click here: https://goo.gl/UVLsbG  
 
Formed in Seattle in 1991, Candlebox went quadruple platinum with their 1993 self-titled debut and released two more acclaimed and top-selling albums  (1995’s Lucy and 1998’s Happy Pills) before going on a hiatus in 2000. Candlebox regrouped with a 2006 tour, then put out Into the Sun in 2008, followed by 2012’s Love Stories & Other Musings. Candlebox remains one of the most highly requested and played groups on radio, including the band’s mega hits “Far Behind” and “You.”
 
For Disappearing in Airports, the band worked with producers Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland (August Burns Red, Everclear, Rivers of Nihl), cutting the record at Think Loud Studios in York, Pennsylvania. With Martin, former Pearl Jam drummer Dave Krusen, Adam Kury on bass and the addition of guitarists Mike Leslie and Brian Quinn, the recommitment to creating music that is ‘passionate with a razor edge’, as well as, bringing a new energy to the live show is at this records’ core.
@candlebox
 
Tour dates:
February:
9                     Sellersville, PA: Sellersville Theater
10                   Ridgefield, CT: Ridgefield Playhouse
11                   Londonderry, NH: Tupelo Music Hall
12                   Londonderry, NH: Tupelo Music Hall
 
March
17                   Lima, Peru
19                   Santiago, Chile: Lollapalooza
26                   Delray Beach, FL: Old School Square
 
April
30                   Jacksonville, FL:  Welcome To Rockville, Metropolitan Park
 
May
6                      Concord, NC: Carolina Rebellion, Charlotte Motor Speedway
 
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ANVIL Release New Lyric Video For "Die For a Lie"

Confirms European and US Tour Dates


New Album Anvil is Anvil Out February 26th on SPV/Steamhammer

Today Canadian Metal heroes ANVIL release a new lyric video for the song"Die For A Lie" taken from their upcoming studio album Anvil Is Anvil.

 

Guitar player and singer Lips says about the song:

 

"Even in modern times mankind has not found peace. We cling to ancient beliefs and wage wars against each other in the names of God. We still have no proof or solid scientific evidence that our beliefs are in fact truth or fact. Killing each other over theories of origin...We are still in our infancy as far as civilization is concerned. We are slowly discovering our true factual origins and eventually we will discover the truths. A truth that can't be denied is that people have lost the plot of what religion was supposed to be about....instead of spreading love and understanding we spread hate and ignorance...murdering each other because we believe one God and belief is better than another...when it all is likely bullshit!!!! Die for a Lie"

 

Drummer Robb Reiner adds:

 

" Die For A Lie"...Musically is a perfect Anvil template out of the classic blueprints, fully charged with riffs only found with Anvil, and drum arrangements very unique to Anvil style and sound!.....Lyrically its suggested for all those who are in belief of handed down broken telephone lines (Religion)....take another look!!!!!...."

 

You can see the video here:

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKzFjkAobY4

 The new album "Anvil Is Anvil" will be released through SPV/Steamhammer on February 26th, 2016 (worldwide ex Japan) as a digipak version (+1 bonus track and poster), 

2LP gatefold clear version and download.

 

Track Listing:

 

1. Daggers And Rum 5:26

2. Up, Down, Sideways 3:19

3. Gun Control 4:22

4. Die For A Lie 3:17

5. Runaway Train 3:40

6. Zombie Apocalypse 4:22

7. Its Your Move 3:30

8. Ambushed 3:22

9. Fire On The Highway 4:35

10. Run Like Hell 3:07

11. Forgive Don`t Forget 2:40

12. Never Going To Stop 4:12 (bonus track digipak)

 

ANVIL will embark on a massive European-Tour together withDIRKSCHNEIDER from February 18 - April 24 2016 followed by a USA Tour from May 12 - June 18 2016

ANVIL as special guest with DIRKSCHNEIDER

 

18.02.16 NO-Drammen - Union Scene

19.02.16 NO-Stavanger - Folken (sold out)

20.02.16 NO-Haugesund - Bakgaarden

21.02.16 NO-Bergen - Rick`s

22.02.16 NO-Kristiansand - Kick

24.02.16 DK-Aarhus - Train

25.02.16 SE-Malmö - KB

26.02.16 SE-Gothenburg - Trädgarn (sold out)

27.02.16 SE-Sundsvall - Folket Hus (sold out)

28.02.16 SE-Stockholm - Fryshuset Klubben

01.03.16 FIN-Helsinki - Tavastia

03.03.16 FIN-Joensuu - Kerubi

04.03.16 FIN-Jyväskylä - Lutakko

05.03.16 FIN-Vaasa - Waskia

07.03.16 EST-Tallinn - Rock Cafe

08.03.16 LV-Liepaja - Fontaine Palace

10.03.16 PL-Warsaw - Progresja

11.03.16 D-Leipzig - Hellraiser

12.03.16 D-Markneukirchen - Music Hall

13.03.16 D-Ludwigsburg - Rockfabrik

16.03.16 TR-Istanbul - Garajistanbul

17.03.16 BUL-Sofia - Music Jam Club

18.03.16 GR-Thessaloniki - Principal Club Theatre

19.03.16 GR-Athens -  Arxitektoniki Live Stage

22.03.16 D-Cologne - Essigfabrik

23.03.16 D-Bochum - Zeche

25.03.16 CZ-Ostrava - Garage (sold out)

26.03.16 CZ-Zlin - Masters Of Rock Cafe (sold out)

27.03.16 CZ-Prague - Meet Factory

29.03.16 HUN-Budapest - Barba Negra

31.03.16 D-Munich - Backstage

01.04.16 D-Burglengenfeld - VAZ

02.04.16 D-Memmingen - Kaminwerk

03.04.16 CH-Pratteln - Z7

05.04.16 E-Madrid - La Riviera

06.04.16 E-Pamplona - Sala Totem

07.04.16 E-Barcelona - Razzmatazz 2

09.04.16 I-Brescia - Circolo Colony

12.04.16 NL-Tilburg - Dudok

13.04.16 GB-Manchester - Academy

14.04.16 GB-Newcastle - Riverside

15.04.16 GB-Sheffield - The Corporation

16.04.16 GB-Buckley - Tivoli

17.04.16 GB-Norwich - Waterfront

18.04.16 GB-London - O2 Academy Islington

21.04.16 D-Hamburg - Markthalle

22.04.16 D-Heidelberg - Halle 02

23.04.16 D-Geiselwind - MusicHall

24.04.16 D-Berlin - Postbahnhof

 ANVIL US Tour 2016

 5/12 WORCESTER, MA @ RALPH'S

5/13 LONG BRANCH, NJ @ BRIGHTON BAR

5/14 BROOKLYN, NY @ BLACK BEAR

5/15  ROCHESTER, NY @ BUGJAR

5/18 LOMBARD, IL @ BRAUER HOUSE

5/20 DENVER, CO @ 3 KINGS

5/21 SALT LAKE CITY, UT @ METRO BAR

5/26 SPOKANE, WA @ THE PIN

6/01 LOS ANGELES, CA @ WHISKY

6/02 LAS VEGAS, NV @ VAMPS

6/03 SAN DIEGO, CA @ BRICK BY BRICK

6/04 PHOENIX, AZ @ PUB ROCK

6/09 DALLAS, TX @ GAS MONKEY

6/11 AUSTIN, TX @ COWBOY HARLEY DAVIDSON

6/12 NEW ORLEANS, LA @ SOUTHPORT MUSIC HALL

6/15 ATLANTA, GA @ THE EARL

6/16 NEWPORT, KY @ SOUTHGATE HOUSE

6/17 INDIANAPOLIS, IN @ 5TH QUARTER

6/18 CLEVELAND, OH @ THE FOUNDRY

Support: 

LICK KING = 5/12 to 5/15, UNLEASH THE ARCHERS = 5/26 to 6/04, NIGHT DEMON = 6/01 to 6/04, MOTHERSHIP = 6/09 to 6/12, AGAINST THE GRAIN = 5/18, 6/15 to 6/18, GRAVESHADOW = 5/26 to 6/4

More dates to be announced.

 For More Info Visit:

 https://www.facebook.com/anvilmetal/

https://www.facebook.com/steamhammerofficial/

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CAYM To Record New Album Produced By GOJIRA's Joe Duplantier

Launch Album Pre-Order Reward / Crowd Funding Campaign

L-R - Steve "Animal" Mitchell (Drums) - Jay 'Beard' Sarrazin (Vocals/Guitar) - Tiny Basstank (Bass) - Evan Archer - (Guitar)

     Toronto, ON Canadian metal band CAYM announce they will hitting the studio this February and March withJoe Duplantier of Gojira to produce their new yet to be titled album at his Silver Cord Studio in NYC. The new album will be the follow up to their 2013 release 'From Red To Black', which is available for FREE download here.

In addition to hitting the studio, the band has launched a crowd funding / pre-order campaign for the new album offering various rewards to fans that includes a private CAYM show in drag, a BBQ, limited special edition hard copies, choice of a pop song cover, disposable cams with one of a kind pics capturing their studio recording, custom beer mugs, a workout with the band, used and signed gear from the recording along with many more perks all listed below and available at the following link here.

Vocalist / guitarist Jay Sarrazin comments:

"First off thank you for your support! Any advance pre-order or crowd funding perk you choose will help us go a VERY long way. We are 4 normal guys who work full time jobs and play in a full time metal band called CAYM. We work extremely hard to tour and make great music for our fans. We lose jobs, spend our life savings, miss countless occasions with family and friends all for the sake of living our dream. We can't thank all our fans enough for the support you give us!!  We are trying to raise funds to go towards our next album, which we will be recording in New York City, NY USA with LEGENDARY FRONTMAN/ PRODUCER JOE DUPLANTIER from the band GOJIRA. We are hoping that you can help us reach our goal so we can get our limited edition merch, record the album and basically live while we are away in New York City for a month. What we're asking is just a small fraction of our cost. We have come up with many awesome prizes for you to choose from. We can't express how much gratitude we have for everyone who helps us on this adventure. Thanks so much for your generosity and belief in this band. We can't wait to see you all on our next tours with our new record!"

Album Pre-Order Rewards: https://www.gofundme.com/caymalbum 

  • DIGI DOWNLOAD
$5
When the new Caym album is released you will receive a digital download of the new Caym album.
 
  • HARD COPY ALBUM
$10
Get a physical copy of our new album when its released.
  • PASS/PICK
$15
Get a package of our Tour Passes (New Breed Tour and Put Up Or Shut Up Tour) and custom picks + digital download of our album.
 
  • LIMITED ALBUM
$20
Get a LIMITED EDITION copy of the new CAYM album with a special booklet of the making of our new album of in studio pictures.
 
  • STICKS + DIGI
$22
Get a signed pair of drum sticks from our drummer Steve "The Animal" Mitchell.
 
  • LINER NOTES
$24
Get your name in the liner notes of our album
 
  • ANSWERING MSG
$25
Get a personalized answering msg by 1 or all of the members of Caym for your phone's answering machine. NSFW ;)
 
  • ALBUM/POSTER
$30
Get a physical copy of our new album with a LIMITED EDITION POSTER signed by all 4 members
 
  • LYRICS/ALBUM
$31
Get a signed hand written lyric sheet from Jay "Beard" Sarrazin with a physical copy of our new album.
 
  • DISPOSABLE CAM
$35
Get a disposable camera of us making our new record. Shots of studio and our time in NYC. Every camera will be different.
 
  • SHIRT/ALBUM
$40
Get a LIMITED EDITION T-Shirt made by the band and a physical copy of our new album when we release it.
 
  • CD PACKAGE
$42
Get all our CD`s Includes: White Album From Red To Black New Record.
 
  • DRUM SKIN/DIGI
$45
Get a signed drum skin from Steve "The Animal" Mitchell plus a digital download of the new album when its released.
 
  • LESSONS
$50
Get a lesson or jam with one of the members of Caym for an hour. (Must be able to travel to their studio)
 
  • CUSTOM GLASSES
$60
Get 2 custom Caym beer mugs with our Logo and your name printed in frost on the mugs. Who wants to drink alone?
 
  • BASS DRUM/DIGI
$75
Get a signed bass drum skin by all 4 members of Caym and a digital download of our new album when it's released.
 
  • 1 YEAR GUEST
$100
Get a 1 year Guest List pass to ANY Caym show ANYWHERE in the world plus a digital download of our new record when released.
 
  • CAYM PUNCH BAG
$125
Get a 1 hour workout with Steve and Evan and take home the heavy bag you use during the workout.
 
  • COVER SONG
$150
Choose any Pop song for us to cover on our next tour! 1D, Lionel Richie, Cher. We will rewrite it to fit the Caym style and play it at every show on our Tour.
 
  • BASS AMP
$200
Get a GBX Bass Bug 75 Watts amp played by Tiny for writing the new record.
 
  • ALBUM COVER
$250
YOU decide what album cover we will use for our next record!! we will give you a choice between two covers and you make the FINAL decision.
 
  • CAYM SHOW
$300
We will play a show anywhere within 300 KM of Toronto. A club, party, bedroom, garage. Absolutely anywhere (1 hour set) + a digital download of our new album.
 
  • CAYM BBQ
$350
Get Caym to throw you plus one guest a BBQ party at their home. Filled with food, booze and a hell of a good time!!!!
 
  • MUSIC MAN BASS
$500
Get a Music Man Sub 5 Bass (5 strings) with metal pick guard played by Tiny on the Caym Tours and includes the case with it.
 
  • CAYM IN DRAG
$600
Yes you read that correctly! We will play any show within 300 km of Toronto in women's dresses!!!! Aren't we pretty ;) *no 1 night stands, we are classy*
 

About:

CAYM have been rising through the metal scene heavily the last while. With their take no bullshit groove metal style that is ready to come and destroy your town where ever that may be! Unleashing five independent release and a very highly regarded version of ANVIL's "Winged Assassins"  along with touring Canada with them and supporting such bands as Skeletonwitch, As I Lay Dying, Cryptopsy, The Agonist, Joey Belladonna(Anthrax), Baptized in Blood, Memphis May Fire, Dog Fashion Disco, Exciter and more. CAYM praise over the years has lead them to much bigger things to come with the band commenting "We are just getting started!".

For more info, please visit www.CaymMetal.com.

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NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES SECOND WAVE OF BANDS
FOR 2016 FESTIVAL

 

Worcester, MA. - Worcester, Massachusetts-based concert promotions company, MassConcerts, is pleased to announce the second segment of bands playing the eighteenth annual NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL at The Palladium in Worcester, MA on April 15th & 16th 2016.

The internet went crazy when we first announced the dates and lineup for the 18th annual New England Metal & Hardcore Festival. We don't want this mixture of excitement and nostalgia to escape you. So here you go, the lineup has grown, and we're happy to announce that the second wave of band announcements has a little something for everyone: from progressive to death-metal, from old school hardcore to some of your home-town favorites, and everything in  between. We have added: FallujahTraitors, & Left Behind to Friday's lineup, and JastaCurrentsRivers of Nihil, & Old Wounds to Saturday's lineup. To reduce the eye strain of having to read small print, we have listed our current lineup below for you. Stay tuned, as there are still many more bands to be announced.

Visit www.metalandhardcorefestival.com for updates and full festival details.

 Friday April 15th - 

Doors 3PM

BURY YOUR DEAD
THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER
ON BROKEN WINGS

FALLUJAH

GREAT AMERICAN GHOST

TRAITORS

LEFT BEHIND

Saturday April 16th – 

DOORS 1PM
KILLSWITCH ENGAGE

MEMPHIS MAY FIRE

UNEARTH

36 CRAZYFISTS

JASTA

ZAO

EARTH CRISIS

RINGWORM

REFLECTIONS

CURRENTS

CULTURE KILLER

HOLLOW EARTH

RIVERS OF NIHIL

OLD WOUNDS

 

TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE PALLADIUM BOX OFFICE, FYE STORES, and AT TICKETFLY.COM

 

Advance Ticket Prices: $30 Friday | $35 Saturday | $59 2-Day Pass

 

 As one of the longest running festivals of its kind in the US, the NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL has helped jumpstart the careers of many acts including Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage, The Black Dahlia Murder and Behemoth. Since 1999, this multiple-day festival has been attracting dozens of bands and thousands of fans to the historic Worcester Palladium each year bringing metal and hardcore acts deservedly to the forefront of each genre.

 

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Local H Celebrating 20 Year Anniversary of 'As Good As Dead' LP with Vinyl Reissue,
Out April 15; Pre-Orders Now Available

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Local H will dig into their back catalog and release their breakthrough album 'As Good As Dead' on 180 gram vinyl on April 15th via srcvinyl, just in time for the album's 20 year anniversary. This re-issue marks the first time that the album will ever be available in this format. The high-quality, double LP will have a premium gatefold jacket and insert.

Pre-orders are now available here.

Limited edition 20th Anniversary vinyl reissue

Mastered for vinyl and lacquers created by Kevin Gray (Cohearent Audio)

Digital download featuring Demos and B-Sides

Full Color gatefold jacket with 11 x 22 Insert

Vinyl Color:

180 Gram Opaque Yellow (Limited to 500 Copies)

180 Gram Opaque Red/ White Swirly Haze (Limited to 500 Copies)

Local H will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their sophomore album by playing 'As Good As Dead' in its entirety during a weekend of hometown shows at Metro in Chicago on Friday, April 15th (18+ show) and Saturday, April 16th (all ages).

The two-man band will first play a short set of songs culled from last year’s widely praised album, 'Hey, Killer', along with music from their other six studio albums and EPs. After a brief intermission, they will return to the stage and play 'As Good As Dead' from start to finish. There will be no opening act. Individual show tickets and weekend packages, including entry to an intimate, acoustic set on Saturday afternoon, will be available.

'As Good As Dead', Local H’s second full-length album, was produced by Steven Haigler (Quicksand, Pixies) and was originally released on April, 16, 1996 on Island Records on CD and cassette. The record was the band’s first foray into making a concept album and is centered around life in a dead-end, small town. Venerable rock critic Robert Christgau gave the album a stellar A- review in the Village Voice, writing, at the time, “...I wish Pearl Jam, whose leader stars in the title song, packed such isometric power -- that sense of tremendous force bravely exerted against implacable reality -- and I say the exercise makes all of us stronger.”

“The question I get asked the absolute most is when are we gonna put the older records out on vinyl?” says Local H frontman, Scott Lucas. “Here's the answer -- in the best possible way. The package is looking pretty good and I'm ALMOST as excited as anybody to finally drop the needle on this album -- on double vinyl, at last.”

'As Good As Dead' spawned four modern rock radio hits including the above-referenced “Eddie Vedder,” “Fritz’s Corner,” “High-Fivin’ MF” and “that copacetic song” -- “Bound for the Floor,” a track that remains a staple on alternative radio station playlists around the the country two decades later. The band made videos for each of the singles.

Local H, whose members during this time period were Lucas and original drummer Joe Daniels, toured the U.S. non-stop for two years after As Good As Dead was released, headlining their own small and large club shows; opening for Silverchair in bigger venues and Stone Temple Pilots in even bigger arenas (including Madison Square Garden in New York and Rosemont Horizon in Chicago); and performing to audiences of thousands at radio station festivals across the the country, including 1997‘s HFStival at RFK Stadium in Washington, DC. They toured Australia and played some played some European shows on this album, as well.

Track Listing:

Side A

Manifest Density Pt. 1

High-Fiving MF

Bound For The Floor

Lovey Dovey

Side B

I Saw What You Did And I Know Who You Are

No Problem

Nothing Special

Side C

Eddie Vedder

Back In The Day

Freeze-Dried (F)lies

Fritz's Corner

Side D

O.K.

Manifest Density Pt. 2

Demo's (Digital Download Only)

1. High Fiving Mother Fucker (Million Yen demo)

2. Bound For The Floor (Million Yen Demo)

3. Lovey Dovey (Million Yen Demo)

4. Freeze Dried (F)lies (Million Yen Demo)

5. Nothing Special (Million Yen Demo)

6. No Problem (Million Yen Demo)

7. Eddie Vedder (Karaoke Demo)

8. I Saw What You Did And I Know Who You Are (Karaoke Demo)

9. Back In The Day (Karaoke Demo)

10. Fritz’s Corner (Karaoke Demo)

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X JAPAN
:
NEW MUSIC DOCUMENTARY FILM

'WE ARE X'
ACCEPTED TO SXSW FILM FESTIVAL
MARCH 11-19 IN AUSTIN, TX

WORLD PREMIERE OF 'WE ARE X' WINS WORLD CINEMA DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL JURY AWARD FOR
"BEST EDITING"
AT 2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
 

Official poster for WE ARE X poster
 
The new music documentary on the Japanese rock group X JAPAN titled 'WE ARE X'--from Passion Pictures--has been accepted to the SXSW Film Festival happening March 11-19 in Austin, TX. The documentary will be shown as part of SXSW Film Festival's "24 Beats Per Second" which showcases the sounds, culture and influence of music and musicians with an emphasis on documentary and is open to both music and film badgeholders. 'WE ARE X' is the only documentary accepted to both the SXSW and Sundance Film Festivals this year.
 
WE ARE X produced by two-time Academy Award winner John Battsek (Searching For Sugarman, Listen To Me Marlon) and directed by Stephen Kijak (Stones In Exile, Scott Walker: 30th Century Man) which won the Special Jury Award for "Best Editing"at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Awards(Jan. 20) in Park City, UT.The film, edited by Mako Kamitsuna and John Maringuoin and assisted by June Okada, earned rousing ovations during its six Sundance screenings throughout the week.
 
'WE ARE X' explores the evolution, groundbreaking history and hopeful future of the land of the rising sun's most legendary rock group. From X JAPAN's massive success (over 30 million albums, singles and videos sold) and sold-out tours worldwide, 'WE ARE X' chronicles the triumphs and tragedies of this legendary quintet who will never give up and continue to tour the world performing sold-out shows to massive arenas in 16 countries throughout the U.S. and Europe.
 
Following the world premiere screening SundanceYOSHIKI--songwriter, drummer, classically-trained pianist and the creative leader of X JAPAN--stated, "The dark doors I had closed from my past became an entrance to the future. If there wasn't music and the band members would not have been there, it's clear I would not be here today."
 
During Sundance week, YOSHIKI thrilled audiences performing at live venues including the official Sundance Festival Base Camp and the ASCAP Cafe playing classical versions of X JAPAN's songs with a string quartet. Following the 'WE ARE X' film premiere, Chef Dance hosted a dinner honoring the film prepared by Los Angeles-based chef Louis Tikaram (of EP & LP). The Chef Dance dinner and party featured guests including actors Octavia Spencer, Donovan Leitch and Julliette Lewis along with singers Josh Groban andKeb' Mo alongside industry luminaries.DJ/Producer Balthazar Getty and EDM pioneer DJ Paul Oakenfold entertained guests for the official after party.
 
Japan's most iconic rock band, X JAPAN initially split up in 1997 after playing their fifth New Year's Eve show at the 55,000-capacity Tokyo Dome;they have now sold out the Tokyo Dome a record 18 times. The group reformed in2007 and have released three singles: "I.V." in 2008, "Jade" in 2011 and"Born To Be Free" in late 2015. They've been touring worldwide ever since and in October 2014, the group performed their debut Madison Square Garden show in New York before announcing the new album and 'WE ARE X'film releases slated for 2016.
 
X JAPAN--YOSHIKI (drums/piano/composer), TOSHI (vocals), PATA (guitar),HEATH (bass), SUGIZO (violin/guitar) alongside their fallen brothers HIDE(guitars, 1987-1997) and TAIJI (1986-1992)--are currently laying down tracks in a Los Angeles studio for their as-yet-untitled album, which is due for a worldwide release in late 2016.
 
 
X JAPAN (L-R): Pata (guitar), Heath (bass), Yoshiki (composer, drums, piano), Toshi (vocals) and Sugizo (violin, guitar).


Photo still of YOSHIKI at Madison Square Garden from the film 'We Are X.' 
 
 
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Watch a "First Look" of 'WE ARE X' on Hollywood Reporter (here) and Billboard.com (here).
 
Listen, watch and share the "Born To Be Free" video, streaming here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zggyy_qxbrY.
 
Watch X JAPAN in concert here: https://www.youtube.com/user/XJAPANpodcast

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OTEP To Release Generation Doom April 15th Via Napalm Records

                                                                 

Artwork and Track Listing Revealed

"Formed from the poetic marrow of creative intercourse, OTEP is an Art Project/Band/Movement/Revolution; Breaking ground. Breaking rules. Breaking barriers. Articulate. Aggressive. Pure Adrenaline. ARTCore of Heavy Mental Rock."  This is how mastermind / vocalist OTEP Shamaya and her allies have been described and this album proves this truth!
 
The details of OTEP's seventh studio record and Napalm Records Debut Generation Doom have been revealed.  The album is set for an April 15th release.  Today the artwork and track listing have been revealed.  Initial pre-orders are available HERE.

OTEP commented on the new album: 
 
"Revolution is the opiate of the artist. In pain. We remain. But healed in the sweet addiction to art. We are. For this album, I unleashed my soul and allowed it to soar freely. I communed with the moon in the chrome of its light. I kissed the sun at its fiery height. I waged war with the Nightmare Kings, I sinned with the opalescent women in the roaring seas of poetry. On a cycloptic mare, hooves made of iron and air, I charged into the inky heart of art and roared at the old gods in the ashes of their ruin, "You can't look away, WE ARE YOUR MISTAKE. WE... ARE...
GENERATION DOOM!" 
 
Transcending from the darkness, like wolves into the light, OTEP is an explosion of inspiration and motivation, empowered by their dedication to the arts, being a voice for the voiceless and fighting injustice. Rising from the labyrinth of Los Angeles, California, OTEP is unleashing a roaring anthem titled Generation Doom.
 
With OTEP Shamaya's multifaceted vocal approach, from gut wrenching roars to soft seductive poetry to singing with a surprisingly magically beautiful voice, to her evolution as a writer and story teller, Generation Doom erupts with thunderous, punishing grooves that harmoniously detonate into dark industrial fury with magma flows of hard rock melodies that seamlessly shape shift into a mysterious musical beast we've just discovered, those who've heard Generation Doom say it's best described as "genius, heart stopping and one of a kind." Where will OTEP`s courageous odyssey take them? Nothing seems impossible.
 
Generation Doom Track Listing:
1.   Zero
2.   Feeding Frenzy
3.   Lords Of War
4.   Royals (Lorde Cover)
5.   In Cold Blood
6.   Down
7.   God Is A Gun
8.   Equal Rights, Equal Lefts
9.   No Color
10. Lie
11. Generation Doom
12. On The Shore
 
More on OTEP:
Originally discovered by Jack and Sharon Osbourne in Los Angeles, she was offered to play Ozzfest as an unsigned band and was the first female fronted band to play the touring festival. She signed with legendary label Capitol Records, without a demo, after only 5 live shows, and strictly on the power of her live performance, OTEP has gone on to record 6 studio albums, an EP, and a live album.
 
Nominated by GLAAD for Outstanding Artist Award alongside Lady Gaga and Adam Lambert, she won MTV's prestigious BEST VIDEO for Music With A Message Award. Singer, writer, activist, she spoke at the Democratic National Convention in 2008 on behalf of ROCK THE VOTE. A celebrated spoken word artist, she appeared on HBO's DEF POETRY twice, recorded an unreleased poetry album and authored three books of poetry. She's also authored a book of short stories titled MOVIES IN MY HEAD and produced and directed an audiobook of one of the stories titled PINEBOX JAKE. Utilizing her incredibly dynamic vocal range she's also a successful Voice Over Artist appearing in many projects such as the award winning video game THE LAST OF US and in feature films including THE HOBBIT: The Battle Of The Five Armies. Her live performance alongside her very talented musicians has been described as a "complete mutiny of the senses". Combining spoken word with a cathartic range of emotional screams and soft melodies over an equally bedlamite alchemy of masterful music. When asked about her current line up she's said, "These are the most talented group of musicians I've ever worked with. We are a family. These are my brothers in arms. My guitarist Aristotle and I have a spiritual connection on an alchemical level that's preternaturally conducive to creativity. Along with my amazing drummer Justin Kier and bassist Corey Wolford, we are a force of nature and resistance fighters. Music is our weapon. They believe in what we're doing, what we stand for, and have the utmost affection and respect for our fans, The OTEP TRIBE." Armed with the lethality of master artists, they continue to inspire and crush live shows around the world.
 
More on Howard Benson
Howard Benson is an American music producer and multi-instrumentalist who has twice been Grammy nominated for Producer of the Year in 2007 and 2008. Benson has produced such artists as Motörhead, Papa Roach, Three Days Grace, Flyleaf, My Chemical Romance, Santana, P.O.D., Chris Cornell, Theory of a Deadman, The All-American Rejects, Adam Lambert,  Halestorm, Kelly Clarkson, Daughtry, Gavin DeGraw, Rascal Flatts, Bon Jovi, Orianthi, Skillet, Hoobastank, Creed, and Blindside. 
 
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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Announce Co-Headlining Shows with Shinedown


Band Celebrates Their Fifth #1 Active Rock Radio Hit, “Wash It All Away”


Association of the United States Army Honors 5FDP With “Soldier Appreciation Award”

 
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH will team up with Shinedown for a series of co-headlining shows this May, in conjunction with all of their performances at the biggest U.S. festivals of the year (see below for complete touring schedule including “Rock On The Range” and others).

Local pre-sales will start Thursday, February 3 at 10 AM Eastern.  The national public on-sale for the dates with will be Friday, February 4 at 10 AM Eastern. 
For more info & VIP offerings (beginning Tuesday, February 2) go to
 www.Fivefingerdeathpunch.com
 
“Wash It All Away”, the bands second single from their recently released album, Got Your Six, quickly climbed the Active Rock radio charts and recently went #1. The striking, live performance music video for “Wash It All Away” was shot by iconic music video director Wayne Isham (Metallica, Mötley Crüe). The clip was filmed at the band’s recent headlining show at Mohegan Sun Arena (Uncasville, CT) and showcases their highly visual stage show, and the contagious energy that fuels the thousands of rabid fans in attendance. 

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH also recently received the prestigious “Soldier Appreciation Award” From The Association of the United States Army. The award was founded in 1950 by the then newly founded AUSA. This was based on having Germany and Europe stationed US troops that had a hard standing in the public. The soldiers had been under hard pressure and so the AUSA founded the Award to honor the organizations and/or people who supported the troops to make their daily life more easy and comfortable.

Zoltan Bathory (guitars) states: “The Soldiers Appreciation Award is something very special. The only musician ever to receive this was Elvis Presley. Clearly what we have to say resonates with a lot of veterans and a lot of service members. To know that we are reaching people and touching their lives with our music is very rewarding,  and to me this really is the sole purpose of being a musician — to be able to make a positive impact in somebody’s life.”
 
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH’s highly-acclaimed 6th album, GOT YOUR SIX, hit new heights for the band around the world with its sales debut last September. Chart-topping debuts in US  - #1 on Top Album chart, #1 on Overall Digital Album chart and #1 on the Hard Music Album chart combined with #2 on the Billboard Top 200 for the band’s impressive showing of nearly 115k records sold in the first week of release. This was the first #1 Album for the Las Vegas hard-rockers. Impressive international chart numbers rolled in from around the globe: Australia & Canada (#3), Germany & Sweden (#5), UK (#6) to name a few. 

Five Finger Death Punch have grown exponentially in in just a few years, racking up 15 consecutive Top 10 Hits, 5 #1 Hits and 5 Gold albums.  With the release of their 2-volumes in 2013, the band had continuous new content with which they outsold the majority of bands in their genre, selling 1.5 million albums over the past 2 years in North America alone.

Official Sites
https://www.facebook.com/fivefingerdeathpunch
http://www.fivefingerdeathpunch.com
https://twitter.com/FFDP
 
Five Finger Death Punch - Wash It All Away (Explicit)
Five Finger Death Punch - "Wash It All Away" Music Video
 

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH (Tour Dates)

April 30th – Ft. Myers, FL – Fort Rock Festival
May 1st – Jacksonville, FL – Welcome To Rockville
May 3rd – Evansville, IN – Ford Center (co-headlining w/Shinedown)
May 4th – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena (co-headlining w/Shinedown)
May 6th- Virginia Beach, VA– WNOR Lunatic Luau Festival
May 7th – Charlotte, NC – Carolina Rebellion Festival
May 9th – Pittsburgh, PA – Consol Energy Arena (co-headlining w/Shinedown)
May 20th to May 22nd  – Columbus, OH – Rock On The Range
May 20th to May 22nd  – Schaghticoke, NY – Rock’N Derby 
May 27th to May 29th – Pryor, OK – Rocklahoma Festival 

 
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BUCKCHERRY RELEASES ‘ROCK ‘N’ ROLL’ DELUXE EDITION TODAY; 
STREAM A NEW SONG NOW AT LOUDWIRE.COM

 
January 29, 2016 – Los Angeles, CA – Los Angeles’ revered rock band Buckcherry has released a digital only Deluxe Edition of their 7th studio album, Rock ‘N’ Roll, today via their own label F-Bomb Records. The newly packaged record will include the original album, plus three songs that include a new version of “The Feeling Never Dies,” featuring a duet with Grammy Award-winning country music superstar Gretchen Wilson, a b-side titled “Cannonball” and a brand new song called “Getting Started.”
 
In celebration of the release, Buckcherry has partnered with Loudwire.com to stream the new track “Getting Started” for the first time ever. Listen to the song now at http://bit.ly/1RRaJcK.
 
Earlier this week the band premiered the new version of “The Feeling Never Dies” (Feat. Gretchen Wilson). Check out the track now at http://rol.st/1S9qWKU.
 
Purchase and stream Rock ‘N’ Roll (Deluxe Edition) at these places:
 
Fans can catch Buckcherry live in concert across the U.S. this spring and summer. Additional dates will be announced soon. Follow the band at https://www.facebook.com/buckcherry for additional news and updates.
 
Buckcherry Tour Dates:
Feb 19 - Big Bear Lake, CA - The Cave
Feb 20 - Pasadena, CA - The Rose
Mar 3 - Cape Coral, FL - Dixie Roadhouse
Mar 4 - Ormond Beach, FL - Jesters Live @ Destination Daytona (w/Blackberry Smoke)
Mar 5 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Culture Room
Mar 13 - Auckland, NZ - Powerstation
Mar 14 - Melbourne, AU - 170 Russell
Mar 15 - Brisbane, AU - Max Watt’s Brisbane
Mar 18 - Sydney, AU - Metro Theatre
Mar 19 - Perth, AU - Metropolis Fremantle
Mar 23 - Tokyo, JP - O-East
Mar 24 - Osaka, JP - Umeda AKASO
Apr 9 - Scottsdale, AZ - RockYard @ Arizona Bike Week
Aug 13 - Bozeman, MT - Rockin the Rivers (w/Vince Neil)
 
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HANDS LIKE HOUSES DEBUTS VIDEO FOR “COLOURBLIND” AT BILLBOARD.COM

 
 
January 26, 2016 – Los Angeles, CA – Aussie rock band Hands Like Houses are on the verge of a mainstream breakout hit with the release of their long-awaited third studio album, Dissonants, that’s due out on February 26th via Rise Records. To further fan the flames of anticipation, the band has partnered today with Billboard.com to reveal a video for their new song “Colourblind.” Watch the video now at http://bit.ly/1ONffW5.
 
"It feels damned good to get this one out - even more so, with such a sweet video by our dear friend Megan Thompson,” says singer Trenton Woodley. “”Colourblind” is about our cultural obsession with binary ideas - black and white, or politically left or right, for or against, right or wrong. We’re so caught up in black, white and the infinite shades of grey we forget that colour is in everything. Oh and yes, there is a ‘u’ in “Colourblind.” We’re Australian."
 
Over the last several months, Hands Like Houses has teased fans with new tracks “I Am” and “New Romantics,” and with the release of “Colourblind” excitement for Dissonants will reach an unprecedented heights on a global scale.
 
Dissonants was produced by James Paul Wisner (Paramore, Underoath), and features twelve massive rock-radio anthems. Fans can pre-order the album now at iTunes (w/instant download of “Colourblind”) and http://handslikehouses.merchnow.com.
 
Follow the band at https://www.facebook.com/handslikehouses for additional updates.
 
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PRONG Premiere New Single "Cut and Dry" Via Loudwire


American Power Trio PRONG will release their new album  "X-No Absolutes" on February 5th via SPV/Steamhammer.  Today, Loudwire is exclusively premiering the second single from the album "Cut and Dry".  Check out the premiere HERE.
 
"I think you'll find our new single "Cut And Dry" one of the most hard hitting and intense tracks PRONG has ever released. It surely represents the pummeling fashion of our newest full-length album "X - No Absolutes" which is released next week, February 5th. It's also the first track we've ever done that has a dueling solo, where Dane Markanson of Glass Cloud and I trade riffs. I believe the lyric is timely, in accordance with "No Absolutes", addressing a climate of total insecurity. Check out this sharp new PRONG. "Cut And Dry". It dices and slices!"
 
The album is available for pre-order on Amazon and iTunes.   
 
The new album will be released worldwide through SPV/Steamhammer on February 5th, 2016 as digipak (incl. bonus track + sticker), 2 LP Gatefold version (red vinyl, CD in paper sleeve) and download.
 
Teaser for the album:https://youtu.be/_HboZDhXdek
 
 X - No Absolutes is PRONG at their very best. The sheer intensity and ferocity of the albums opening triumvirate "Ultimate Authority", "Sense Of Ease" and "Without Words" leaves the listener gasping for air. The title track is crunchy and catchy at the same time. "Do Nothing" may be as close as you will ever hear PRONG get to a ballad and shows the enormous progress and confidence Victor has made vocally. It is hard to find a weak spot here, notably Victor mentions that "sequencing the album was a difficult task; every song is so strong in it's own way".
  
Again produced by Tommy Victor, this time with trusted collaborator Chris Collier as co-producer and engineer, X - No Absolutes also broadens the horizon sonically.
 
PRONG Live 2016:
 
Europe
23.03.NL-Nijmegen - Doornroosje
24.03.NL-Amsterdam - Melkweg
25.03.B-Vosselaar - Biebob
26.03.GB-London - Underworld
27.03.F-Paris - Divan Du Monde
29.03.CH-Geneve - L`usine
30.03.CH-Zurich - Dynamo
31.03.D-Stuttgart - Universum
01.04.A-Vienna - Szene
02.04.HU-Budapest - Dürer Kert
03.04.PL-Wroclaw - Alibi
05.04.D-Berlin - Bi Nuu
06.04.D-Kiel - Die Pumpe
07.04.D-Osnabrück - Bastard Club
08.04.D-Cologne - Luxor
09.04.D-Frankfurt - Nachtleben
 
USA
4/21: West Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky
4/22: Ramona, CA @ Ramona Mainstage
4/23: Las Vegas, NV @ LVCS
4/24: Tempe, AZ @ Club Red
4/26: Lubbock, TX @ Jake's
4/27: Dallas, TX @ Trees
4/28: San Antonio, TX @ Korova
4/29: McAllen, TX @ Cine El Rey
4/30: Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
5/1: New Orleans, LA @ Southport Hall
5/2: Tampa, FL @ Orpheum
5/3: Orlando, FL @ The Haven
5/4: Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
5/5: Louisville, KY @ Diamond Pub and Billiards
5/6: Baltimore, MD @ Soundstage
5/7: Amityville, NY @ Revolution Bar & Music Hall
5/8: Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
5/9: Montreal, QC @ Foufones Electriques
5/10: Toronto, ON @ The Garrison
5/11: Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall
5/12: Pittsburgh, PA @ Hard Rock Cafe
5/13: Battle Creek, MI @ The Music Factory
5/15: Indianapolis, IN @ The 5th Quarter Lounge
5/16: Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
5/17: Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups
5/18: Joliet, IL @ The Tree
5/19: Spring Lake, MN @ POV's
5/20: Racine, WI @ Rt 20
5/21: Ringle, WI @ Q and Z Expo Center
5/22: Waterloo, IA @ Spicoli's Grill and the Reverb Rock
5/23: St. Louis, MO @ Fubar
5/24: Merriam, KS @ Aftershock
5/25: Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
5/27: Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
5/28: Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
5/29: Vancouver, BC @ The Venue
5/31: Chico, CA @ Lost on Main
6/1: San Jose, CA @ Rockbar
6/2: Petaluma, CA @ Phoenix Theater
6/3: Santa Barbara, CA @ Velvet Jones
6/4: Santa Ana, CA @ Malones
 
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AT THE GATES post new live video clip for "The Circular Ruins"; US tour starts next week!

Swedish melodic Death Metal pioneers AT THE GATES just posted a brand new video 
for the live version of the song "The Circular Ruins" which you can check out here: https://youtu.be/SHC_ScJi1ew

Featuring footage filmed by Live Media Group during the band's latest show in Chicago's House Of Blues on the Decibel Tour in April 2015, "Circular Ruins" comes from  the highly acclaimed AT THE GATES comeback album At War With Reality, released via Century Media Records. 

In continued support of At War With Reality, AT THE GATES will kick off their next touring campaign headlining dates across North America (together with Decapitated, The Haunted and Harms Way) just after their highly anticipated appearance on the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise next week. 
 
Here are all upcoming AT THE GATES live dates announced so far for 2016 (Updates marked *):

AT THE GATES, DECAPITATED, THE HAUNTED, HARMS WAY
02/09/2016 Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution Live
02/10/2016 Orlando, FL @ House of Blues*
02/11/2016 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
02/13/2015 Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey
02/14/2016 Austin, TX @ The Mohawk
02/16/2015 Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theatre
02/17/2015 Phoenix, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
02/18/2016 Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues
02/19/2016 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
02/20/2016 Pomona, CA @ The Glasshouse
02/21/2016 San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom
* AT THE GATES and HARMS WAY only

AT THE GATES - live 2016:
02/04 - 02/08/2016 @ 70,000 Tons Of Metal
03.12.2016 Gothenburg (Sweden) - Metaltown Indoors Festival 
07.16.2016 Eindhoven (The Netherlands) - Dynamo Metalfest *
07.23.2016 Bagnatica / Bergamo (Italy) - Foschfest *
07.24-30.2016 Tolmin (Slovenia) - MetalDays Festival* 
08.11.2016 Villena (Spain) - Leyendas del Rock Festival 
08.12-13.2016 Schlotheim (Germany) @ Party San Open Air 
08.17-20.2016 Dinkelsbühl (Germany) - Summer Breeze Open Air 
08.19-20.2016 Hamburg (Germany) -  Elb Riot Festival *

A special video message by the band for the upcoming North American headline tour can be viewed here:  
https://www.facebook.com/AtTheGatesOfficial/videos/1013145222080127
At War With Reality promotional links: 
"Death And The Labyrinth": http://youtu.be/hzjshF0TFm8
"Heroes And Tombs": http://youtu.be/ctXRhv90Gz8
"The Book Of Sand (The Abomination)": https://youtu.be/I6cMVf1cXPU
"The Night Eternal": https://youtu.be/po0idn8POlg


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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VOIVOD 'Post Society - EP' pre-order started; 
Title track launched online 
                         
Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD are soon approaching the release of their Post Society - EP Mini-CD on February 26th, 2016 via Century Media Records.
 
Accordingly, VOIVOD are now launching the Mini-CD's title track, "Post Society", for you to check out via the following static video link:https://youtu.be/W6Jf5l5xspc
 
VOIVOD's drummer Michel "Away" Langevin checked in to comment as follows about the song: "Another apocalyptic song from the RadicArt sessions. I think 'Post Society' is a good indication of where we are heading for musically. Ingredients from all the VOIVOD eras with a futuristic touch. I can't wait to play it live!"
 
The Post Society - EP is a very special release available as Digipak CD and as Digital Download, containing 5 studio tracks, including the previously vinyl-only new VOIVOD songs from the limited split 7" EP's with label-mates At The Gates and Napalm Death, two brand new songs and a Hawkwind cover ("Silver Machine") with a total playing time of 30 minutes. The artwork was once more created by VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin. Here is the full track-listing:
 
VOIVOD - "Post Society - EP" (30:34):
1. Post Society (06:17)
2. Forever Mountain (05:12)
3. Fall (06:42)
4. We Are Connected (07:26)
5. Silver Machine (04:48)
 
The Post Society - EP can be pre-ordered as of today from CM Distro: 
 
Michel "Away" Langevin previously checked in to comment on the Mini-CD release as follows: "More songs from out in the woods! In between tours, we are steadily finding our way through recording the next album at RadicArt studio. Many riffs were composed on the bus but until the North American tour with Vektor in 2016, we will spend most of wintertime in Montreal writing another batch of material. Meanwhile, we hope you will enjoy this EP of good old thrash-prog-punk-metal or whatever people want to call Voïvod nowadays :)"

Wednesday, February 3rd 2016 
11:00AM PST // 2:00PM EST 
11:30AM PST // 2:30PM EST 
NOON PST // 3:00PM EST 
12:30PM PST // 3:30PM EST 
1:00PM PST // 4:00PM EST 
1:30PM PST // 4:30PM EST 
2:00PM PST // 5:00PM EST 
2:30PM PST // 5:30PM EST 

VOIVOD's first leg of their next US tour in February/March 2016 with support by Vektor, as well as Eight Bells from February 6th - 287h and Black Fast from February 28th - March 5th, starts soon!

Here is the updated schedule (Recent changes marked *):
 
VOIVOD & Vektor - US Tour 2016:
02.06.2016 Providence, RI - Fete Ballroom
02.07.2016 New York, NY - Gramercy Theatre
02.08.2016 Philadelphia, PA - Underground Arts 
02.09.2016 Morgantown, WV - Mainstage
02.10.2016 Pittsburgh, PA - Altar Bar
02.11.2016 Asbury Park, NJ - Stone Pony
02.12.2016 Lancaster, PA - Chameleon Club
02.13.2016 Washington, DC - Black Cat
02.14.2016 Richmond, VA - Strange Matter
02.16.2016 Raleigh, NC - Kings
02.18.2016 Charlotte, NC - Neighborhood Theatre
02.19.2016 Sanford, FL - West End Trading Co.
02.20.2016 Ybor City, FL - The Orpheum
02.21.2016 Atlanta, GA - Masquerade
02.22.2016 Knoxville, TN - The Concourse
02.23.2016 Newport, KY - Southgate House Revival 
02.24.2016 Chicago, IL - Reggie's Rock Club* 
02.25.2016 Cudahy, WI - The Metal Grill
02.26.2016 St Paul, MN - The Amsterdam
02.27.2016 Omaha, NE - Waiting Room
02.28.2016 St. Louis, MO - Firebird
02.29.2016 Louisville, KY - Zanzabar 
03.02.2016 Columbus, OH - A&R Music Bar 
03.03.2016 Detroit, MI - The Masonic Temple*
03.04.2016 Toronto, ON - Mod Club 
03.05.2016 Hamilton, ON - This Ain't Hollywood 

VOIVOD "Target Earth" online promo links:
"Kluskap O'Kom" video clip:  http://youtu.be/SyvR6kOy5p4
"Target Earth" video clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itHcrRaZhXs
VOIVOD "Target Earth" EPK: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ab8Q3bCBxrU
"We Are Connected" single on Spotify: http://smarturl.it/VoivodWAC
"We Are Connected" single on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kz7l9M5V5Ds
 
Get VOIVOD's latest releases from CM Distro in Europe here: http://smarturl.it/VoivodCMD
 
Stay tuned for more VOIVOD news! 

VOIVOD is:
Snake - Vocals
Chewy - Guitar
Rocky - Bass 
Away - Drums

VOIVOD online:
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IN THIS MOMENT “BEAUTIFUL TRAGEDY” 
THE DEBUT ALBUM ON VINYL FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME
 

 
Lead by charismatic frontwoman Maria Brink, IN THIS MOMENT burst onto the scene with the release of their 2007 debut album, Beautiful Tragedy. The album quickly reached #35 on Billboard’s Independent charts. 

IN THIS MOMENT has gone on to sell nearly half a million albums, including their 2014 major label debut for Atlantic “Black Widow”, which peaked at #8 on Billboard’s Top 200. 

With their recent mainstream push, Beautiful Tragedy is still highly regarded by fans as a classic debut from the group – the perfect blend of metal and hard rock that helped pave the way for IN THIS MOMENT’s commercial success. 

Under exclusive license from Century Media, Beautiful Tragedy is now being made available for the first time on vinyl via brand new label, Wargod. 

The Beautiful Tragedy vinyl package includes a heavy duty gatefold jacket and a 16 x 23 poster featuring an exclusive Beautiful Tragedy-era photo of vocalist Maria Brink, taken by veteran music photographer Jeremy Saffer. 

Now available for pre-order from Wargod’s store, the first press is limited to 1000 copies and includes clear vinyl (200), blue in white vinyl (400) and purple splatter (400). 

100 bundles are being made available where you can pre-order all three color variations for a discounted price. 

Pre-orders are shipping by the end of February, and any remaining copies will be made available for regular order on March 11th.


 
Pre-order link: http://bit.ly/beautifultragedy

Wargod official website: http://www.wargodcollective.com

Wargod on Instagram:
 http://www.instagram.com/wargodcollective 
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Kelowna Death Metal Architects GOMORRAH Announce
Vancouver CD Release Show Feb 27th For 'The Haruspex'

 

L-R: Gomorrah Current Line Up | Jeff Bryan (Vocals) | Bowen Matheson (Guitars) 
Photo Credit - Sheldon Dent

       Kelowna, BC's leading death metal architects GOMORRAH announce they will be hosting a CD release show inVancouver, BC on February 27th  @ 333 Clark with support from AngelMaker, Wormwitch, Atrous Leviathan and Vermin. Full event details can be found here.

GOMORRAH unleashed their new album 'The Haruspex' on Jan 15, 2016 via Test Your Metal Records to follow up their 2013 debut album 'Perception'. The album is now streaming in full and available digitally plus on CD along with a BastionXGomorrah collaboration long-sleeve T-shirt. To get your copy and listen to the brutality of'The Haruspex', please visit the following link: http://gomorrahofficial.bandcamp.com/album/the-haruspex 

Guitarist Bowen Matheson comments on the album:

"Jeff Bryan and I recorded the album at my home here in the Okanagan Valley, and we did the absolute majority of the writing in the pre-production and production stages. So much of the material had existed from several years ago, but was completely overhauled and reworked several times to end up in these tracks. We weren't afraid to try things out and work over several revisions, or to take our hands off of a few of the songs that we felt very comfortable with after only the first revision. Jeff wrote the lyrics for the tracks in less than two months, and a lot of them were written and finalized in the vocal tracking stage, in front of the microphone.

We weren't afraid to enable our music with production techniques. Many reviews have figured that we used samples or synthesizers in the songs, however the reality is that all of these droning noises, stutters, and otherwise 'industrial' sounds are actually either electric guitar or bass guitar, and abusing these instruments in front of their amplifiers with only two guitar effect pedals. The rest of these noises you hear are the interaction with the instrument and their environment.
We then delivered all of the tracks to Stuart McKillop of Rain City Recorders for mixing, and he blew us away. It didn't take him long at all to catch onto what we were going for, and his consistency from one track to the next brought the tracks to the highest musical apex they could reach. Brad Boatright of Audiosiege handled the mastering, and he made certain that the product was of the outstanding final production quality for us. Brad has really yielded an outstanding quality for so many other abrasive sub-genres of metal and hardcore and he delivered that exact pinnacle of quality for us on this record as well." - Bowen Matheson
Track Listing: The Haruspex
1. Imperial (1:55)
2. Nine Kings of Sulphur (3:17)
3. Carcosa (2:31)
4. Dismantling The Throne (2:59)
5. Sitra Achra (3:51)
6. Crowns of Flesh (3:50)
7. Cerulean (3:05)
8. Venom and Rapture (4:14)
9. Architects (1:33)
10. The Mark of Veritas (3:40)
Album Length: 30:59

About:

GOMORRAH, originally formed in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia as a black metal outfit in 2006, has now grown into an assaulting death metal band - ready to unleash their boundary-pushing extreme sound on their second full-length album. The forthcoming album 'The Haruspex' is to be released on January 15, 2016 on Canadian label Test Your Metal Records.
 
“We have stepped up the quality of everything: the pre production, writing, structuring, lyrics, performances, mix and master have all been improved. The combination of those improvements translates to a major difference between our previous recordings, and the single "A Disaster's Nightmare" - as well as our forthcoming full-length 'The Haruspex'. Improvement, through effort and time.” Comments guitarist Bowen Matheson.
 
Their name is associated with a historical reference to a city mentioned in the Book of Genesis, the Qur'an and Hadith, the Torah, and the New Testament. The bands music conveys a claustrophobic animosity, through punishing guitar work, high-speed drumming, and guttural vocals. The lyrics provide an accessible gateway into the stories told in each song.
Gomorrah has shared the stage with Suffocation, Cryptopsy, Archspire, Ancients, Striker, Origin, Beyond Creation, King Parrot, Ninjaspy, KenMode, Bison BC, The Agonist, Fuck The Facts, The Order of Chaos, Slumlord, and Fall City Fall.
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RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS TO TAKE THE STAGE FOR A SPECIAL FUNDRAISER CONCERT TO BENEFIT PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE BERNIE SANDERS

JANUARY 27, 2016 - LOS ANGELES, CA - Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame inductees and Grammy® Award-winning rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers will take the stage on Friday, February 5th at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles for a special concert to benefit Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Chad Smith, and Josh Klinghoffer are Feeling the Bern and invite you to a people-powered performance with special guests.
 
In keeping with Bernie's commitment to bringing all people into the political process, there is a wide range of ticket prices to ensure all Angelenos can support Sanders' historic run for president. For ticket info, click HERE.
 
Red Hot Chili Peppers recently announced several headlining festival dates to take place this spring and summer in North America and Europe. For a complete list of upcoming live dates, visit www.redhotchilipeppers.com/tour. The band is currently in the studio recording their 11th studio album.
 
For more information on Bernie Sanders please visit www.berniesanders.com

Art by Shepard Fairey
 


About Red Hot Chili Peppers
One of the most successful acts in rock history, Red Hot Chili Peppers, which is singer Anthony Kiedis, bassist Flea, drummer Chad Smith, and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer, have sold more than 60 million albums, including five multi-platinum LPs, and won six Grammy Awards, including "Best Rock Album" for Stadium Arcadium, "Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group" for "Dani California," "Best Rock Song" for "Scar Tissue," and "Best Hard Rock Performance With Vocal" for "Give It Away."  The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2012. The Red Hot Chili Peppers' latest studio album, I'm With You, was released by Warner Bros. Records on August 29, 2011. The band is currently in the studio recording their 11th studio album due out release later this year.
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PRONG To Release New Digital Single "Cut and Dry" This Friday



American Power Trio PRONG will release "Cut and Dry" as the second digital single from their upcoming studio album "X-No Absolutes" on January 29th.

Tommy Victor says about the song:
 
"I think you'll find our new single "Cut And Dry" one of the most hard hitting and intense tracks PRONG has ever released. It surely represents the pummeling fashion of our newest full-length album "X - No Absolutes" which is released next week, February 5th. It's also the first track we've ever done that has a dueling solo, where Dane Markanson of Glass Cloud and I trade riffs. I believe the lyric is timely, in accordance with "No Absolutes", addressing a climate of total insecurity. Check out this sharp new PRONG. "Cut And Dry". It dices and slices!"
 
The digital single is available for pre-order here:
 
 
The new album will be released worldwide through SPV/Steamhammer onFebruary 5th, 2016 as digipak (incl. bonus track + sticker), 2 LP Gatefold version (red vinyl, CD in paper sleeve) and download.
 
Teaser for the album: https://youtu.be/_HboZDhXdek
 
 X - No Absolutes is PRONG at their very best. The sheer intensity and ferocity of the albums opening triumvirate "Ultimate Authority", "Sense Of Ease" and "Without Words" leaves the listener gasping for air. The title track is crunchy and catchy at the same time. "Do Nothing" may be as close as you will ever hear PRONG get to a ballad and shows the enormous progress and confidence Victor has made vocally. It is hard to find a weak spot here, notably Victor mentions that "sequencing the album was a difficult task; every song is so strong in it's own way".
  
Again produced by Tommy Victor, this time with trusted collaborator Chris Collier as co-producer and engineer, X - No Absolutesalso broadens the horizon sonically.
 
PRONG live 2016:
 
Europe
23.03.NL-Nijmegen - Doornroosje
24.03.NL-Amsterdam - Melkweg
25.03.B-Vosselaar - Biebob
26.03.GB-London - Underworld
27.03.F-Paris - Divan Du Monde
29.03.CH-Geneve - L`usine
30.03.CH-Zurich - Dynamo
31.03.D-Stuttgart - Universum
01.04.A-Vienna - Szene
02.04.HU-Budapest - Dürer Kert
03.04.PL-Wroclaw - Alibi
05.04.D-Berlin - Bi Nuu
06.04.D-Kiel - Die Pumpe
07.04.D-Osnabrück - Bastard Club
08.04.D-Cologne - Luxor
09.04.D-Frankfurt - Nachtleben
 
USA 
4/21: West Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky
4/22: Ramona, CA @ Ramona Mainstage
4/23: Las Vegas, NV @ LVCS
4/24: Tempe, AZ @ Club Red
4/26: Lubbock, TX @ Jake's
4/27: Dallas, TX @ Trees
4/28: San Antonio, TX @ Korova
4/29: McAllen, TX @ Cine El Rey
4/30: Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
5/2: Tampa, FL @ Orpheum
5/3: Orlando, FL @ The Haven
5/4: Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
5/5: Louisville, KY @ Diamond Pub and Billiards
5/6: Baltimore, MD @ Soundstage
5/7: Amityville, NY @ Revolution Bar & Music Hall
5/8: Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
5/9: Montreal, QC @ Foufones Electriques
5/10: Toronto, ON @ The Garrison
5/11: Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall
5/12: Pittsburgh, PA @ Hard Rock Cafe
5/13: Battle Creek, MI @ The Music Factory
5/15: Indianapolis, IN @ The 5th Quarter Lounge
5/16: Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
5/17: Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups
5/18: Joliet, IL @ The Tree
5/19: Spring Lake, MN @ POV's
5/20: Racine, WI @ Rt 20
5/21: Ringle, WI @ Q and Z Expo Center
5/22: Waterloo, IA @ Spicoli's Grill and the Reverb Rock
5/23: St. Louis, MO @ Fubar
5/24: Merriam, KS @ Aftershock
5/25: Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
5/27: Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
5/28: Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
5/29: Vancouver, BC @ The Venue
5/31: Chico, CA @ Lost on Main
6/1: San Jose, CA @ Rockbar
 
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CHILDREN OF BODOM Release Lyric Video For "Horns"

 

On Tour In North America With Megadeth This February!

In October of 2015 Finnish Metal Superstars CHILDREN OF BODOM released their latest album I Worship Chaos, via Nuclear Blast.  Today the band has released a brand new lyric videofor the song "Horns" taken from I Worship Chaos.  View the lyric video HERE.
 
In support of I Worship ChaosCHILDREN OF BODOM will return to North America for an extensive tour this February.
 
Following a trip on the high seas as part of the 70,000 Tons of Metal Cruise (February 4th - 8th) the band will start a headline run of North America on February 9th in Tampa, FL and will run through February 19th in Austin, TX.  The following night February 20th, CHILDREN OF BODOM will join up with Megadeth, Suicidal Tendencies and Havok in Houston, TX as part of the "Dystopia World Tour".  In addition to the shows with Megadeth, COB will also play select headline dates.  Havok will provide direct support to CHILDREN OF BODOM on most of their headline dates.  A complete list of all shows can be found below. Tickets for all shows are on sale now.
 
COB and Mikko Karmila, who worked with the band on their earlier albumsHalo Of Blood, Hatebreeder, Follow The Reaper and Hate Crew Deathroll,produced I Worship Chaos. The album was mixed and mastered at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Finland, while Finnish artist Tuomas Korpi created the artwork.
Order your physical copy of I Worship Chaos HERE and digital via iTunes HERE
 
More on I Worship Chaos
 
 
COB on the 70,000 Tons of Metal Cruise:
2/4: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ 70000 Tons of Metal*
2/5: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ 70000 Tons of Metal*
2/6: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ 70000 Tons of Metal*
2/7: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ 70000 Tons of Metal*
2/8: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ 70000 Tons of Metal*
 
COB Headline Dates:
2/9: Tampa, FL @ Orpheum
2/10: Jacksonville, FL @ 1904
2/11: Birmingham, AL @ Saturn
2/12: Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
2/13: Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theatre
2/15: St. Louis, MO @ The Ready Room
2/16: Lawrence, KS @ The Granada
2/18: Corpus Christi, TX @ House of Rock
2/19: Austin, TX @ Scoot Inn
 
*Festival
 
COB W/ Megadeth, Suicidal Tendencies and Havok:
2/20: Dallas, TX @ Southside Ballroom
2/21: Houston, TX @ Bayou Music Center
2/23: Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
2/24: Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
2/26: Las Vegas, NV @ The Pearl - Palms Concert Center
2/27: Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre
2/28: Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium
2/29: San Francisco, CA @ Warfield Theatre
3/1: Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades**
3/3: Seattle, WA @ El Corazon**
3/4: Portland, OR @ Peter's Room at Roseland Theater
3/5: Penticton, BC @ South Okanagan Events Centre
3/6: Calgary, AB @ Grey Eagle Event Centre
3/8: Dawson Creek, BC @ Encana Events Centre
3/9: Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place
3/10: Moose Jaw, SK @ Mosaic Place
3/12: St. Paul, MN @ Myth Live
3/13: Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom
3/15: Niagara Falls, NY @ Rapids Theatre
3/16: New York, NY @ Terminal 5
3/17: New York, NY @ Terminal 5
3/19: Bethlehem, PA @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center
3/20: Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
3/21: Boston, MA @ House of Blues
3/23: Bangor, ME @ Cross Insurance Center
3/24: Quebec City, QC @ Videotron Centre
3/25: Montreal, QC @ Virgin Mobile Corona Theater**
3/26: Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance**
3/27: Richmond, VA @ Broadberry**
 
**Headline Date

Visit CHILDREN OF BODOM online at: http://www.cobhc.com
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CHILDREN OF BODOM Release Lyric Video For "Horns"

 

On Tour In North America With Megadeth This February!

In October of 2015 Finnish Metal Superstars CHILDREN OF BODOM released their latest album I Worship Chaos, via Nuclear Blast.  Today the band has released a brand new lyric videofor the song "Horns" taken from I Worship Chaos.  View the lyric video HERE.
 
In support of I Worship ChaosCHILDREN OF BODOM will return to North America for an extensive tour this February.
 
Following a trip on the high seas as part of the 70,000 Tons of Metal Cruise (February 4th - 8th) the band will start a headline run of North America on February 9th in Tampa, FL and will run through February 19th in Austin, TX.  The following night February 20th, CHILDREN OF BODOM will join up with Megadeth, Suicidal Tendencies and Havok in Houston, TX as part of the "Dystopia World Tour".  In addition to the shows with Megadeth, COB will also play select headline dates.  Havok will provide direct support to CHILDREN OF BODOM on most of their headline dates.  A complete list of all shows can be found below. Tickets for all shows are on sale now.
 
COB and Mikko Karmila, who worked with the band on their earlier albumsHalo Of Blood, Hatebreeder, Follow The Reaper and Hate Crew Deathroll,produced I Worship Chaos. The album was mixed and mastered at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Finland, while Finnish artist Tuomas Korpi created the artwork.
Order your physical copy of I Worship Chaos HERE and digital via iTunes HERE
 
More on I Worship Chaos
 
 
COB on the 70,000 Tons of Metal Cruise:
2/4: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ 70000 Tons of Metal*
2/5: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ 70000 Tons of Metal*
2/6: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ 70000 Tons of Metal*
2/7: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ 70000 Tons of Metal*
2/8: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ 70000 Tons of Metal*
 
COB Headline Dates:
2/9: Tampa, FL @ Orpheum
2/10: Jacksonville, FL @ 1904
2/11: Birmingham, AL @ Saturn
2/12: Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
2/13: Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theatre
2/15: St. Louis, MO @ The Ready Room
2/16: Lawrence, KS @ The Granada
2/18: Corpus Christi, TX @ House of Rock
2/19: Austin, TX @ Scoot Inn
 
*Festival
 
COB W/ Megadeth, Suicidal Tendencies and Havok:
2/20: Dallas, TX @ Southside Ballroom
2/21: Houston, TX @ Bayou Music Center
2/23: Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
2/24: Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
2/26: Las Vegas, NV @ The Pearl - Palms Concert Center
2/27: Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre
2/28: Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium
2/29: San Francisco, CA @ Warfield Theatre
3/1: Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades**
3/3: Seattle, WA @ El Corazon**
3/4: Portland, OR @ Peter's Room at Roseland Theater
3/5: Penticton, BC @ South Okanagan Events Centre
3/6: Calgary, AB @ Grey Eagle Event Centre
3/8: Dawson Creek, BC @ Encana Events Centre
3/9: Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place
3/10: Moose Jaw, SK @ Mosaic Place
3/12: St. Paul, MN @ Myth Live
3/13: Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom
3/15: Niagara Falls, NY @ Rapids Theatre
3/16: New York, NY @ Terminal 5
3/17: New York, NY @ Terminal 5
3/19: Bethlehem, PA @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center
3/20: Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
3/21: Boston, MA @ House of Blues
3/23: Bangor, ME @ Cross Insurance Center
3/24: Quebec City, QC @ Videotron Centre
3/25: Montreal, QC @ Virgin Mobile Corona Theater**
3/26: Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance**
3/27: Richmond, VA @ Broadberry**
 
**Headline Date

Visit CHILDREN OF BODOM online at: http://www.cobhc.com
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THE CULT set to release new album! Coming to a city near you!

THE CULT is gearing up to release their incredible 10th studio album, Hidden City, on February 5th! The album completes a trilogy that began with 2007'sBorn Into This - and is anchored by the lead single "Hinterland," which is available NOW on Billboard.com

The groundbreaking Hidden City is produced by Bob Rock and contains Ian Astbury's trademark baritone and captivating lyrics paired with Billy Duffy's smoldering, textured guitar tones and creates yet another fearless and poignant musical environment for THE CULT's legion of devoted fans. 

In support of their latest work, THE CULT is set to hit the road for a series of live experiences unlike any other. Please check out dates below and respond ASAP if you would like to cover THE CULT! 

Feb 04 - Grammy Museum (SOLD OUT) - Los Angeles, CA
Feb 05 - Tower Theater - Los Angeles, CA
Available in Los Angeles for media on Feb 8-9-10!
Available in New York for media on Feb 15-16!

Feb 17 - Gramercy Theatre - New York, NY
Feb 19 - Music Hall of Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY
Mar 18 - SXSW Festival - Austin, TX
Mar 19 - Brady Theater - Tulsa, OK 
Mar 20 - Steifel Theater - Salina, KS
Mar 22 - Anthem at Hard Rock Casino - Sioux City, IA
Mar 24 - Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN
Mar 25 - House of Blues - Chicago, IL
Mar 26 - The Fillmore - Detroit, MI
Mar 28 - Taft Theatre - Cincinnati, OH
Mar 29 - Hard Rock Live - Northfield, OH
Mar 31 - Casino Rama - Rama, ON
Apr 05 - Shubert Theater - Boston, MA
Apr 06 - The Paramount - Huntington, NYY
Apr 08 - Electric Factory - Philadelphia, PA
Apr 09 - Wellmont Theater - Montclair, NJ
Apr 10 - The Fillmore - Silver Spring, MD
Apr 12 - Variety Playhouse - Atlanta, GA
Apr 14 - House of Blues - Orlando, FL
Apr 15 - Mahaffey Theater - St. Petersburg, FL
Apr 16 - The Fillmore - Miami, FL

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ISSUES TO HEADLINE MONSTER ENERGY OUTBREAK TOUR

 

ALTERNATIVE PRESS CALLS UPCOMING ALBUM “ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED RECORDS OF 2016”

 

TOUR KICKS OFF MARCH 20 IN SACRAMENTO




 

Los Angeles, CA (January 25, 2016) – As they put the finishing touches on the album Alternative Press hailed as “one of the most anticipated records of 2016,” Atlanta-based rock band ISSUES have announced that they’ll be headlining the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour, which kicks off March 20th at Ace of Spades in Sacramento, CA. Tickets for the tour, which features openers Crown The Empire, One OK Rock and Night Verses, go on sale this Friday, January 29th at 10am eastern – go to http://issuesrock.us/Events for more info.

 

ISSUES (vocalists Tyler Carter and Michael Bohn, bassist Skyler Accord, guitarist A.J. Rebollo and percussionist Josh Manuel) are working on the full-length follow-up to 2014’s self-titled debut, which entered the Billboard Top 200 chart at No. 9 and hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Hard Rock Albums, Top Modern Rock, and Top Independent Albums charts. Since the release of 2012’s debut EP Black Diamonds (which hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Hard Rock and Top independent Albums charts), ISSUES has earned “Artist of the Year” honors at the 2015 Alternative Press Music Awards, shared stages with the likes of Linkin Park, Of Mice & Men, Bring Me The Horizon and PVRIS, amassed over 40,000,000 Spotify streams and 20,000,000 YouTube views, and built a diehard international fanbase whose members number in the hundreds of thousands.

 

The quintet will be previewing new music from the upcoming album during the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour.

“Ecstatic doesn't begin to describe how we feel to be headlining the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour,” says vocalist Tyler Carter. “It's been a while, but we’re bringing back the heat! We’ll be out with new songs and a whole new energy thanks to our good friends joining us. Get ready, see you soon!”

Following the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour, the band will head overseas for a string of European dates that kick off May 24 in Cardiff, UK.

Dates for the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour are as follows:

 

March 20th @ Ace of Spades – Sacramento, CA

March 22nd @ House of Blues – San Diego, CA

March 23rd @ Vinyl @ Hard Rock Hotel –Las Vegas, NV

March 24th @ The Marquee – Tempe, AZ

March 26th @ The Aztec Theatre – San Antonio, TX

March 27th @ House of Blues – Dallas, TX

March 28th @ House of Blues – Houston, TX

March 29th @ House of Blues – New Orleans, LA

March 31st @ New Daisy Theatre – Memphis, TN

April 1st @ The Ready Room – St. Louis, MO

April 2nd @ Deluxe @ Old National Centre – Indianapolis, IN

April 3rd @ The International – Knoxville, TN

April 5th @ The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA

April 6th @ The Norva – Norfolk, VA

April 8th @ Theatre of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA

April 9th @ Baltimore Sound Stage – Baltimore, MD

April 11th @ Irving Plaza – New York, NY

April 12th @ House of Blues – Boston, MA

April 13th @ Upstate Concert Hall – Clifton Park, NY

April 15th @ Phoenix Concert Theatre – Toronto, ON

April 16th @ Mr. Small’s Theatre – Millvale, Pennsylvania

April 17th @ Royal Oak Music Theatre – Royal Oak, MI

April 18th @ House of Blues – Chicago, IL

 

 

 

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PUSCIFER ADD DATES TO MONEY $HOT – ROUND 2 TOUR

SIX-WEEK TOUR KICKS OFF MARCH 17
 
Photo credit: Robin Laananen
Puscifer, who kick off their Money Shot - Round 2 tour on March 17, have added several new shows:

April 15  Atlantic City, NJ  Borgata Hotel Casion & Spa
April 18  Richmond, VA  The National
April 19  Raleigh, NC  Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
April 22  St. Louis, MO  Peabody Opera House
April 23  Memphis, TN  The Orpheum Theatre
April 24  Tulsa, OK  Brady Theater
April 26  Wichita, KS  Orpheum
April 28  Albuquerque, NM  Popejoy Hall
April 30  Tucson, AZ  TCC Music Hall
May 1  San Diego, CA  Copley Symphony Hall

Money Shot - Round 2 all tour dates:
 
March 17  Riverside, CA  Fox Performing Arts Center
March 18  Phoenix, AZ  Comerica Theatre
March 20  Colorado Springs, CO  Pikes Peak Center
March 22  Omaha, NE  Orpheum Theatre
March 23  Minneapolis, MN  Northrop Auditorium
March 25  Milwaukee, WI  Riverside Theater
March 26  Grand Rapids, MI  Devos Performance Hall
March 28  Rockford, IL  Coronado Theatre
March 29  Indianapolis, IN  Old National Centre – Murat Theatre
March 30  Columbus, OH  The LC Indoor Pavilion
April 1  Pittsburgh, PA  Stage AE
April 2  Detroit, MI  The Fillmore
April 4  Akron, OH  Akron Civic Theatre
April 5  Buffalo, NY  Center for the Arts
April 6  Toronto, ON  Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
April 8  Portland, ME  Merrill Auditorium
April 9  Huntington, NY  The Paramount
April 10  Reading, PA  Santander Performing Arts Center
April 12  Englewood, NJ  Bergen Performing Arts Center
April 13  Red Bank, NJ  Count Basie Theatre
April 15  Atlantic City, NJ  Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
April 16  Providence, RI  Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium
April 18  Richmond, VA The National Richmond
April 19  Raleigh, NC  Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
April 22  St. Louis, MO  Peabody Opera House
April 23  Memphis, TN  Orpheum Theatre
April 24  Tulsa, OK  Brady Theater
April 26  Wichita, KS  Orpheum
April 28  Albuquerque, NM  Popejoy Hall
April 30  Tucson, AZ TCC  Music Hall
May 1  San Diego, CA  Copley Symphony Hall
 
Maynard James Keenan said of the live performance, “This show is so much more than just a band regurgitating songs. This is a multi-media performance unlike anything you’ve ever witnessed. There are those who know, and there are those who will know soon enough.” Guitar player/producer Mat Mitchell added, “Round 1 was a blast for us, looking forward to more bone breaking fun in Round 2!”
 
Puscifer kicked off the Money $hot – Round 1 tour the day after the release of Money $hot, playing the Monster Mash Festival on Nov. 1 with the next six weeks spent trekking from coast-to-coast presenting sold out performances that marry the concept of concert and theater. The Kansas City Star, in a live review, said “not much emerges from the music world these days that feels genuinely unique, but Puscifer’s Money $hot tour qualifies. Each component of the show was first-rate: the sound mix, the videos, the musical performance and the theatrics. It all added up to a show that was as memorable as it was unique.”
 
Video for “The Remedy"
 
Money $hot was released on Oct. 30 via Keenan’s Puscifer Entertainment. The album landed at #1 on Billboard’s Independent Music chart, #2 on the Alternative Albums chart and #30 on the Top 200. In a four star review, Revolver Magazine described the album as “a meditative and hypnotic – not to mention wholly engaging – offering” and both Crave and Kerrang placed the release on their year end, best of lists, with Crave saying, “The yin and yang of masculine and feminine energy interweave a pulsing eroticism that curls itself around the mind like one of Keenan’s many grapevines.”
 
Puscifer’s touring line-up is Keenan, Mitchell, singer Carina Round, drummer Jeff Friedl, keyboard player/vocalist Mahsa Zargaran and the newest addition, bass player Paul Barker (Ministry, Lead Into Gold).
 
Tickets for St. Louis, Wichita, Albuquerque and San Diego are on-sale on this Friday, Jan. 29 with VIP packages available simultaneously via http://bit.ly/PUSCIFERVIP.  All other tour dates are on-sale now. Luchafer open on all dates.



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Round 2 Records announce "Live and Loud" tour
featuring
The Veer Union, Bobaflex, Artifas, Bridge to Grace



Round 2 Records is proud to announce the inaugural tour of Round 2 Live and Loud featuring "The Veer Union, Bobaflex, Artifas, and Bridge to Grace". The tour kicks off on February 18th in San Diego, California and concludes on March 27th in Crest Hill, Illinois. This marks the first of a series of Round 2 Live and Loud tours brought to you by Round 2 Records.

The tour will be coast to coast with dates listed below. Tickets are now available! Links and further venue information will be added to http://www.round2liveandloud.com.

“Round 2 Live and Loud Tour is a concert series that is launching top notch, hard rock bands across the U.S. and will leave fans with a whole new appreciation and experience of the live music scene” says Scott LeBlanc (Artist Development at Round 2 Records).


 Round 2 Live & Loud Tour Dates:

2-18 San Diego CA - Brick by Brick

2-19 Phoenix AZ - Last Exit Live

2-20 Flagstaff AZ - The Green Room

2-23 Las Cruces NM - TBA

2-25 San Antonio TX - Fitzgeralds

2-26 Abeline TX - Legends Rock House

2-27 Tyler Tx - Clicks Live

2-28 San Leon Tx - 18th Street Pier 

3-2 Slidell LA - The Corner Pub

3-4 Clarksville TN - The Warehouse

3-5 Madison AL - 11th Frame 

3-6 JACKSON TN - The Empourium 

3-9 Tallahassee FL - Pugs Live

3-10 Charlotte NC - Amos Southend

3-11 Anderson SC - TJ Whispers

3-12 Fayetteville NC - The Rock Shop

3-13 Greensboro NC - Blind Tiger

3-16 Charleston WV - TBA 

3-17 Morgantown WV - TBA 

3-19 Hagarstown MD - Hard Times Cafe 

3-25 Kent OH - The Outpost 

3-26 Southbend IN - TBA

3-27 Crest Hill IL - Bada Brew 

 

All tour news will be posted through the website and social media platforms. So make sure you check back and stay connected! 

http://www.theveerunion.com

http://www.theofficialbobaflex.com/

http://artifas.com/

http://www.bridgetogracemusic.com/

www.round2liveandloud.com

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HALCYON WAY To Take Part In The Axes and Anchors Cruise
February 20th - February 24th

 
  
Currently On Tour With Queensryche
Atlanta, Georgia's HALCYON WAY are currently on the road with the legendary Queensryche as part of month-long USA tour to support their Billboard-charting 4th album, Conquer. The tour stops tonight in Washington, DC and runs through February 4th in Salt Lake City, UT, a complete list of dates is below.
 
In addition to their current tour, HALCYON WAY have now confirmed that they will be taking part in the "Axes and Anchors Cruise" set for February 20th - February 24th.  The cruise which is the "First Ever Guitar Dominated Cruise" sees HALCYON WAY play alongside guitar legends including: Breaking Benjamin, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Marty Friedman, Michael Schenker, Alex Skolnick and many others.  Pricing, full lineup and all other pertinent information can be found HERE.
 
Singer Steve Braun on the upcoming trip to the high seas:
 
"We're super pumped about heading out on the seas to play this cruise, and it's super refreshing to know that we'll finally be warm after all of the shows in the North during the blizzard on our tour with Queensryche.  Cabins are still available for the cruise so be sure to grab one so you can thaw out with us.  PS, Ernie and I will be wearing Speedos on stage, so you definitely want to be there."
 
Conquer (the band's latest album) hit the shelves to universal critical acclaim in August of 2014 and the band has performed on three continents since then to promote its release.  The lead single, "Web Of Lies" spent 6 weeks on the CMJ Hard Top 10.  Conquer was produced by guitarist Jon Bodan and Lasse Lammert (Alestorm, Gloryhammer), who has mixed all of the band's releases. 
 
Check out the video for the song "Web of Lies" HERE.
 
The band recently started pre-production for the follow-up to Conquer and plans to hit the studio in Spring of 2016. 
 
HALCYON WAY W/ Queensryche
1/25: Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
1/27: Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart's
1/28: Peoria, IL @ Limelight
1/29: Turtle Lake, WI @ Croix Casino
1/30: Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
1/31: Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall
2/2: Kansas City, MO @ Knuckleheads
2/3: Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
2/4: Salt Lake City, UT @ In the Venue
 
HALCYON WAY On Axes and Anchors Cruise:
2/20 - 2/24: Sailing From Miami, FL
 
 
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AMON AMARTH Announces North American Headlining Tour With Entombed A.D. And Exmortus + Los Angeles And New York City Appearances By Johan Hegg
 
AMON AMARTH

Swedish metal kings, AMON AMARTH, today confirm the details of their North American headlining tour this Spring. Set to run from April 7th through May 21st, the lengthy trek will find the band joined by fellow Swedes Entombed A.D and young USA metal upstarts Exmortus! Presale tickets are available now at AmonAmarth.com. Tickets go on sale on Friday, January 29th at 10AM local time at AmonAmarth.com.
 
The tour will follow the release of AMON AMARTH's tenth studio album, Jomsviking, set for unveiling in North America via Metal Blade Records on March 25th. Jomsviking - the band's first concept record in their storied career - tells a tragic tale of love and revenge, backed by the Swedes' trademark melodic, anthemic metal, which was produced and mixed once again by Andy Sneap (Megadeth, Testament, Accept) and also features special guest session drummer Tobias Gustafsson (Vomitory). The epic original story is set in the world of the Jomsvikings, the legendary order of mercenary Vikings.
 
By far their most ambitious project to date, Jomsviking is available for preorder in various formats now at AmonAmarth.com where fans can also view the video for the album's first single, "First Kill." Produced by Grupa 13 and directed by Darek Szermanowicz (Behemoth), "First Kill" was filmed in Gohrweide, Germany and Warsaw, Poland and features a cinematic depiction of the violent, brutal lyrics, along with powerful live footage of the band performing with their full dragon head and pyro stage-set.
 
Johan Hegg will be spinning "First Kill" and his own playlist at two public appearances in New York City and Los Angeles: the NYC event will be held at Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn on February 2nd at 9:00PM, while the LA event will be held at Grill 'Em All in Alhambra on February 9th at 5:00PM.
 
AMON AMARTH w/ Entombed A.D., Exmortus:
4/07/2016 House Of Blues - San Diego, CA
4/08/2016 The Pressroom - Phoenix, AZ
4/09/2016 Tricky Falls - El Paso, TX
4/10/2016 Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM
4/12/2016 House Of Blues - Dallas, TX
4/13/2016 The Aztec Theater - San Antonio, TX
4/15/2016 House Of Blues - Houston, TX
4/16/2016 House Of Blues - New Orleans, LA
4/17/2016 Tabernacle - Atlanta, GA
4/18/2016 The Ritz - Tampa, FL
4/20/2016 The Fillmore - Charlotte, NC
4/21/2016 The Fillmore - Silver Spring, MD
4/22/2016 Best Buy Theatre - New York, NY
4/23/2016 House Of Blues - Boston, MA
4/25/2016 Water Street Music Hall - Rochester, NY
4/26/2016 Higher Ground - Burlington, VT
4/28/2016 Imperial - Quebec City, QC
4/29/2016 Metropolis - Montreal, QC
4/30/2016 The Danforth - Toronto, ON
5/01/2016 House Of Blues - Cleveland, OH
5/02/2016 St. Andrews - Detroit, MI
5/04/2016 The Pageant - St. Louis, MO
5/05/2016 The Riviera Theatre - Chicago, IL
5/06/2016 The Granada Theater - Lawrence, KS
5/07/2016 The Ogden Theater - Denver, CO
5/09/2016 Sokol Auditorium - Omaha, NE
5/10/2016 Varsity Theater - Minneapolis, MN
5/12/2016 The Garrick Winnipeg, MB
5/13/2016 O'Brian's Event Centre - Saskatoon, SK
5/14/2016 MacEwan Ballroom - Calgary, AB
5/16/2016 The Commodore - Vancouver, BC
5/17/2016 Showbox Market - Seattle, WA
5/18/2016 Roseland Theater - Portland, OR
5/20/2016 The Warfield - San Francisco, CA
5/21/2016 The Wiltern Theater - Los Angeles, CA
 
AMON AMARTH:
Johan Hegg - Vocals
Ted Lundström - Bass
Johan Söderberg - Guitar
Olavi Mikkonen - Guitar
 

 
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X JAPAN
:

 "FIRST LOOK" FROM NEW MUSIC DOCUMENTARY FILM

'WE ARE X'

DEBUTS ON HOLLYWOOD REPORTER (here) AND BILLBOARD (here) 
 
WORLD PREMIERE OF 'WE ARE X'

SET FOR SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL TOMORROW, SATURDAY, JANUARY 23
 
 
X JAPAN (L-R): Pata (guitar), Heath (bass), Yoshiki (composer, drums, piano), Toshi (vocals) and Sugizo (violin, guitar).

 
As X JAPAN prepare for the world premiere of 'WE ARE X'--the new documentary film from Passion Pictures--at the Sundance Film Festival, an exclusive "First Look" clip from the film can be seen today (Friday, January 22) on Hollywood Reporter (here) and Billboard.com (here). 'WE ARE X'explores the evolution, groundbreaking history and hopeful future of the land of the rising sun's most legendary rock group. X JAPAN have sold 30 million singles and albums combined and continue to tour the world performing sold-out shows to massive arenas in 16 countries throughout the U.S. and Europe.
 
Today, Friday, January 22 at 9pm, YOSHIKI--songwriter, drummer, classically-trained pianist and the creative force of X JAPAN--will perform live with a string quartet for the first-ever Sundance Festival Base Camp party, presented by Canada Goose. YOSHIKI will headline the Festival Base Camp, a new outdoor venue located at Swede Alley, behind Main Street. Other artists confirmed to perform include Dan Deacon, Flying Lotus and Neon Indian.
 
Saturday, January 23 will markthe world premiere of 'WE ARE X' in the World Cinema Documentary Competition at Prospector Square Theater in Park City at 2:30pm. YOSHIKI and the film team will be on hand for the red carpet at 2:00pm and a Q&A after the premiere'WE ARE X' was created by the production team behind the Academy Award- winning film Searching For Sugarman: producer John Battsek (Passion Pictures), alongside renowned director Stephen Kijak (Stones In Exile and Scott Walker: 30 Century Man(executive produced by David Bowie). From X JAPAN's massive success (over 30 million albums, singles and videos sold) and sold-out tours worldwide,'WE ARE X' chronicles the triumphs and tragedies of this legendary quintet who will never give up. On Sunday, January 24YOSHIKI will perform live at the ASCAP CAFÉ at Sundance at 4:00pm. For the full Sundance 2016schedule for performances and screenings of 'WE ARE X,' see the grid below.
 
 
Photo still of YOSHIKI at Madison Square Garden from the film 'We Are X.' 
 
Japan's most iconic rock band, X JAPAN initially split up in 1997 after playing their fifth New Year's Eve show at the 55,000-capacity Tokyo Dome;theyhave now sold out the Tokyo Dome a record 18 times. The group reformed in2007 and have released three singles: "I.V." in 2008, "Jade" in 2011 and"Born To Be Free" in late 2015. They've been touring worldwide ever since and in October 2014, the group performed their debut Madison Square Garden show in New York before announcing the new album and 'WE ARE X'film releases slated for 2016.
 
X JAPAN--YOSHIKI (drums/piano/composer), TOSHI (vocals), PATA (guitar),HEATH (bass), SUGIZO (violin/guitar) alongside their fallen brothers HIDE(guitars, 1987-1997) and TAIJI (1986-1992)--are currently laying down tracks in a Los Angeles studio for their as-yet-untitled album, which is due for a worldwide release late 2016.
 
 "Your average Westerner couldn't name one song, yet they've sold 30 million albums, spawned their own subculture and fill the world's most iconic arenas. Meet X JAPAN: rock's biggest cult band."
--CLASSIC ROCK (U.K., November 2015)
 
"They have collapsed and been revived, with varying lineups, countless times. In many ways, their unkillable spirit has been the source of their mythological reputation and power. They are rock's most flamboyant survivors.
--ROLLING STONE (October 2014)
 
 
Catch YOSHIKI of X JAPAN's performances and the 'WE ARE X' screenings at Sundance 2016:
 
DATE
LOCATION
VENUE
TIME
YOSHIKI Performance at Sundance Festival Base Camp
FRI
1/22
Sundance-Park City, UT
Outdoor Venue (Swede Alley, behind Main Street)
9:00PM
'WE ARE X' World Premiere
SAT
1/23
Sundance-Park City, UT
Prospector Square Theatre
2:30PM
'WE ARE X' Press and Industry Screening
SUN
1/24
Sundance-Park City, UT
Holiday Village Cinema 2
9:00AM
YOSHIKI Performance
SUN
1/24
Sundance-Park City, UT
ASCAP CAFÉ (Rich Haines Gallery)
4:00 PM
'WE ARE X' Public Screenings
SUN
1/24
Salt Lake City, UT
Tower Theatre
6:00PM
TUE
1/26
Sundance-Park City, UT
Redstone Cinema
10:00PM
THUR
1/28
Sundance-Park City, UT
Yarrow Hotel Theatre
9:00AM
FRI
1/29
Sundance-Park City, UT
Holiday Village Cinema 2
9:15PM
 
  
 
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BEAUTY IN THE SUFFERING Release Compelling 90 Second Video Collage Teasing Upcoming EP!

New EP To Include Electrifying Cover Of The Outfield's "Your Love"

January 20, 2016 - Oklahoma City, OK - BEAUTY IN THE SUFFERING, the electro-metal project from producer Dietrich Thrall (ex-DOYLEMARAZENE), have posted their 2016 teaser in the form of a 90 second video collage which highlights the bands upcoming releases.

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Teaser Track List:

1) "N.G.F.D." (Never Gonna F*ing Die)

2) "YOUR LOVE" THE OUTFIELD cover

3) "REVEILLE"

4) "JULIET"

"For as long as I can remember I have always heard music in my head. Usually while I am in songwriting mode and I start scatting scratch vocals I will get a good sense of a lyrical theme and from there a story emerges. Sometimes the story is vast and communal and sometimes it’s just a feeling or a mood and much more personal.
From every aspect of this project ; music, lyrics, album artwork, and video, I wanted to try and create a multi-media experience that would shine a light from different angles on different core aspects of concepts that were running around in my head despite all of the financial roadblocks most independent bands face. 
For my bands first videos it just so happens the first couple of songs took a zombie apocalypse turn. But whether the setting is that of a dystopian future or focuses on interpersonal pain from the present or demons from the past my goal has and will always be to enhance the musical experience through a cinematic approach."
 - DieTrich Thrall

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About BEAUTY IN THE SUFFERING

Artist & producer DieTrich Thrall is known among industrial-metal fans for his work in the band Marazene (AKA: Marazene Machine), who scored a hit - and the approval of rock legends NIKKI SIXX and TOMMY LEE - with their extreme cover of Motley Crüe's “Live Wire” as well as horror punk fans during his touring stint with MISFITS guitar legend DOYLE WOLFGANG VON FRANKENSTEIN's solo project DOYLE.

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BEAUTY IN THE SUFFERING is one of the most exciting projects I’ve worked on lately” said Provo Provenzano, who handled engineering and guested on the project and appeared in 4 of the music videos. “DieTrich is insanely precise in the studio and has a great vision for where his songs need to be and the DIY ability and attitude to get it done right. DieTrich has also brought in some amazing studio musicians to help round out a unique and catchy collection of gritty and electronic based songs. I can’t wait to get them out there for the world to hear!

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In between flirtations and collaborations with rock n' roll's elite, Thrall has pushed ahead, never afraid to pioneer new ground, forming a new heavy electronic rock supergroup dubbed BEAUTY IN THE SUFFERING which features studio and media special guests from members of TRAPTAMERICAN HEAD CHARGE,DOPEANTI-MORTEMSKINLABEVERYBODY PANIC – with additional guests TBA.

For their first outing as a new band, Thrall and team decided to adopt a horror motif, beginning with the track “The Crazies (The Zombie Song),” which is no doubt influenced by the horror classics of George A. Romero – not just the film of the same name, but his beloved Dead saga as well.

“The Crazies” is the first of four zombie-themed music videos to be released and you'll be hearing more about the project soon.

Watch BEAUTY IN THE SUFFERING's “The Crazies (The Zombie Song),”:

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Drummer CHRIS EMERY of AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE contributed a total of 12 songs to the project in 2 marathon drum sessions with THRALL at OKC’s BELL LAB STUDIOS (FLAMING LIPS). Both "N.G.F.D." and "REVEILLE" feature Emery's performance and he would later take part in the filming of "The Crazies" music video. ANGEL BARTOLOTTA (ex DOPE) tracked studio drums on "The Crazies."

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PRODUCT OF HATE Release Video For "Monster"

Debut Album Buried In Violence Available February 5, 2016 Via Napalm Records

Wisconsin-based newcomers PRODUCT OF HATE chose their band name for a good reason - a crushing response to the world in which we live. The five-piece honed their sound by sharing the stage with Lamb Of God, Meshuggah, Gwar and Testament to name a few.  The band is pumped and is now ready to introduce the world to their debut album Buried in Violence! The album was mixed and mastered by the legendary James Murphy, known for his work with Death, Testament and Obituary.

Today the band debuts their video for their latest single "Monster" fromBuried in Violence.   "I was really excited that we chose 'Monster' for the first new video. It's one of my favorite tracks to begin with, and I believe that audiences will see how much we've matured as a band since our last videos. We're just getting this beast started," says front man Adam Gilley.

Stream the video HERE

James Zahn of The Rock Father handled the directing duties for the new video. The director of photography was Chuck Przybyl of Most Visual, with Katrina May Rathbone providing addition camera help.  Angela Kline tackled production design and Amy Adair took care of the Makeup FX.

The bands video for the "Blood Coated Concrete" that was released late last year can be viewed HERE.

PRODUCT OF HATE will release their debut album Buried In ViolenceFebruary 5, 2016 via Napalm Records.  Digital pre-orders of the album come with instant grat downloads of the songs and "Blood Coated Concrete," "...As Your Kingdom Falls," "Unholy Manipulator" and "Monster."   Pre-order the album on iTunes HERE.

In conjunction with the release of the new album PRODUCT OF HATE have scheduled two special CD release shows.  On release day, the guys will play in Chicago, IL at The LiveWire Lounge and the following night have a hometown CD release show in Kenosha, WI at 86.  Tickets for both shows are available now.

Track Listing

1. Kill. You. Now.

2. Annihilation

3. ...As Your Kingdom Falls

4. Blood Coated Concrete

5. Monster

6. Buried in Violence

7. Vindicare

8. Nemesis

9. Revolution of Destruction

10. Unholy Manipulator

11. Perry Mason

Band Lineup:

Adam Gilley- Vocals

Cody Rathbone- Guitar

Gene Rathbone- Lead Guitar

Mark Campbell- Bass

Mike McGuire- Drums

 

Buried in Violence CD Release Shows:

2/5: Chicago, IL @ LiveWire Lounge

2/6: Kenosha, WI @ 86 

 

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Texas Metal Underground (TMU) Records offer up their first ever
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Texas Metal Underground (TMU) Records have released their first ever free digital music sampler featuring one full mp3 song from their entire re-issued curated catalog releases.

TMU Records has provided the following mission statement:

Since 2008, TMU Records has been unearthing lost and unheard musical gems from the fertile underground Texas metal scene of the mid 1980’s through the early 1990’s.

To preserve and share this heavy musical legacy, the label focuses primarily on bands who burned bright, briefly, but disappeared without a trace before anyone could take much notice. Bands who managed to get a demo recorded but for reasons unknown never shared it beyond a close circle of friends and fans.

Whether on vinyl, CD, or cassette, all TMU Records releases are given lavish treatment with custom packaging, unseen photos, show flyers, interviews, informative booklets, rare bonus tracks and extras for the denim and leather die-hards.

For 2016, look for upcoming deluxe vinyl releases from Karion, Las Cruces, Bad Heaven, SSR, and more!

TMU Records digital music sampler tracklist:

1. Broken Teeth - Flame Thrower
2. Baron Steele - Night of the Wolves
3. Sentinel - Panzer Attack
4. Wicked Angel - People of the Black Circle
5. Meddallion - Stormbringer
6. Final Vengeance - Darkside
7. Wicked Step - Rock N Roller Masses

Download the free songs, compilation artwork and track listing at the following location:

TMU Records 2016 digital music sampler download link

TMU Records official website

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WHORID: 
Bloated Pig Carcass In A Shallow Wake Set For Valentine's Day Release
Through Annihilvs Power Electronix; Track Premiered At No Clean Singing
 
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At long last, Philadelphia "self-harm electronics" act WHORID - the solo project of Daniel Suffering, also a core contributing member of Theologian -- presents to the dying world his definitive full-length album, Bloated Pig Carcass In A Shallow Wake, set for release through Annihilvs Power Electronix in February.
 
An ever-deepening descent into the cruel mind of the rejected, WHORID's Bloated Pig Carcass In A Shallow Wake is unrelenting in its darkness, seething with unbridled contempt, and stands panting at the threshold of your worst imaginings, with nine tracks totaling just under one hour of auditory torment. Conceptually, the album deals with an obsession turned to reality, then demise; themes of stalking, BDSM, social anxiety, substance abuse, and eventually murder... a scenario where no one wins. The WHORID sound has become more mature, showing more rhythmic elements and structure, expanding upon prior releases. The artist's first "official" release through Annihilvs was produced alone by Suffering at his Havs Ov Whorid home studio, and mastered by John Stillings of Steel Hook Mastering.
 
In advance of its imminent release, the new WHORID album's gnarled sixth track, "Harbinger Of False Promises," has been issued through a premiere at No Clean Singing, the zine issuing, "A compulsive rhythm thrums through the song in a loop along with a queasy melodic motif, both of those elements cloaked in a fog of crackling distortion and washed by waves of radioactive emissions, ebbing and flowing. Daniel Suffering's harsh, inflamed rasp is the final ingredient in this bleak, unsettling soundscape. I have found that the music is best experienced at very high volume levels."
 
Subject yourself to WHORID's "Harbinger Of False Promises" at THIS LOCATION.
 
Bloated Pig Carcass In A Shallow Wake will see release on Valentine's Day 2016, issued in a pro CDR digipak edition of 100 copies, including additional postcard inserts and stickers. Preorders are available via Annihilvs Power Electronix HERE.
 
Bloated Pig Carcass In A Shallow Wake Track Listing:
1. To The Death Sentence Of Abandonment
2. I Never Loved You; I Suffered You
3. Incessant Decay
4. Ochlophobia
5. Self-Medicating Isolation
6. Harbinger Of False Promises
7. Capture
8. Meek Death
9. Nothing Is Left

With many other live performances coming in 2016, WHORID will take part in the Autumn Dirges Harvest Festival in NYC in late October, joining Brut, Gnaw Their Tongues, Kintaan, Lament Cityscape, Sewer Goddess, Spettro Family, Swollen Organs, Theologian, Ten Thousand Miles Of Arteries, and The Vomit Arsonist.
 
Additional future titles and collaborative releases with a variety of other likeminded demoralizers are on the horizon, as are numerous live actions. Stand by for additional transmissions in the desolate forthcoming weeks.
 

 

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CREMATORY Release "Monumental" News on Their New Album!

New Album Monument Out April 15th, 2016 

Anniversary time! For 25 years now, Germany's leading gothic metal act Crematory have enthralled their countless fans at home and abroad. Since the band was founded in 1991, they have released twelve studio albums, in addition to a number of live recordings, singles, EPs and compilations. A proud record which is about to reach new heights with Crematory'supcoming thirteenth studio album Monument. Their latest recording is scheduled for global release on Steamhammer/SPV on April 15, 2016 asDigi/ 2LP / download and will mark an unmistakable return to metallic toughness by the band from Mannheim. Infinitely more strongly than on its predecessor Antiserum (2014), the twelve tracks on Monument are based on brute guitar riffs and hard-as-nails drum grooves, replete with sinister keyboard hooks and that mix of growls and clear vocals - some in English, some in German - that is so typical of this band. The group's fans will be thoroughly delighted with Monument and its dynamic sound.
 
When the work on Monument commenced in spring 2015, a personnel issue had to be settled in the Crematory camp: Matthias Hechler, guitarist, clear voice and a style-defining member for 17 years, had left the band for private reasons. His departure went off without animosity or internal quarrels was confirmed by Matthias in an interview on the Live At Wacken 2014 DVD. Following his decision, Crematory made a virtue out of necessity, enlisting two successors: Tosse Basler (Scapegoat, Avalanche) joined the fold as rhythm guitarist and clear vocalist, and Rolf Munkes is Crematory's new lead guitarist. "Tosse and Rolf have brought a breath of fresh air to the band, they've really inspired us with their powerful style and phat guitar sounds,"rejoices drummer Markus Jüllich, who composed the songs again with producer Kristian ´Kohle` Bonifer before going on to produce them together at the Kohlekeller Studio.
 
The result is a gothic metal opus that positively bursts with energy, featuring twelve diverse numbers with different degrees of toughness, including double guitar parts and guitar solos. The opener ´Misunderstood`, which is supported by the first video release, is probably the most metallic number ofCrematory's career. Markus refers to the track as an "ideal introduction, not only to our new album but also to our upcoming shows". The ballad ´Save Me`, which Jüllich/Bonifer wrote some time ago and have now approved for release in view of the new line-up, presents a stark contrast. "As far as I'm concerned, this number has an orchestral flair"Jüllich reckons. "It suits Tosse and his timbre perfectly." Talking of which: because of their new team,Crematory have honed the homogenous blend of frontman Felix Stass's raw growls and the clear voice of their new band member Tosse Basler even more finely than ever before.
 
The album carries its symbolic title with justification and the twelve impressive songs are undoubtedly a real monument to this group's amazing creative powers. In line with this, the cover artwork is both classy and sublime: for the third time in succession, Crematory, worked with Hungarian artist Peter Sallai. As in the productional collaboration between Markus Jüllich and Kristian Bonifer, the band has relied on tried and tested collaborators without repeating or indeed copying themselves.
 
So you'd better mark April 15, 2016 in your diary if you don't want to miss the release of Monument and get yourself in the mood for the group's upcoming shows. Appearances at the Bang Your Head Festival in Balingen, the Wave-Gothic-Meeting in Leipzig and the Metalfest in Pilsen have already been confirmed, so you'd better get ready for a truly monumentalCrematory experience!
 
Believe in you and especially in CREMATORY!
 
Line-Up
Felix Stass - Gesang
Harald Heine - Bass
Tosse Basler - Rhythmusgitarre & Gesang
Rolf Munkes - Leadgitarre
Katrin Jüllich - Keyboards & Samples
Markus Jüllich - Schlagzeug & Programming


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srcvinyl to Reissue Blink 182 Deluxe Edition Vinyl -
Enema of the State Available for Pre Order Now

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srcvinyl is giving the Blink 182 catalog the full SRCHIFI treatment with limited edition audiophile-level vinyl pressing and premium packaging. These deluxe vinyl editions include Enema of the State, Blink 182, Dude Ranch and The Mark Tom and Travis Show. All four titles were mastered for vinyl by Kevin Gray (Coherent Audio) and pressed at RTI on a limited edition, 180 gram, audiophile virgin vinyl. The artwork for each release includes expanded artwork with high end paper finishes.

Blink 182’s “Enema of the State” is available for pre order now here. Pre orders for Blink 182Dude Ranch and The Mark, Tom and Travis Show to launch in the near future.

Blink 182 – Enema of the State LP

Release Date: March 28, 2016

Pressing Details

• Audiophile 180 gram black virgin vinyl, pressed at RTI

• Mastered for vinyl and lacquers created by Kevin Gray, Coherent Audio

• The "Ultimate Enema Guide" featuring expanded artwork throughout a 28 Page Booklet

• Thick 24 pt Gatefold jackets with Matte Finish

• Center labels unique to this pressing

• Limited numbered pressing

Blink 182 – Dude Ranch LP

Release Date: TBD (Approximately May)

Pressing Details:

• Audiophile 180 gram black virgin vinyl, pressed at RTI

• Mastered for vinyl and lacquers created by Kevin Gray, Coherent Audio

• 22 x 11 insert and 3 Dude Ranch Postcards

• Thick 24 pt Gatefold jackets with Matte Finish

• Center labels unique to this pressing

• Limited numbered pressing

Blink 182 – Blink 182 2XLP

Release Date: TBD

Pressing Details:

• Audiophile 180 gram black virgin vinyl, pressed at RTI

• Mastered for vinyl and lacquers created by Kevin Gray, Coherent Audio

• Expanded artwork throughout a 24 Page Booklet

• Thick 24 pt Gatefold jackets with Matte Finish and spot UV

• Center labels unique to this pressing

• Limited numbered pressing

Blink 182 – The Mark, Tom and Travis Show 2XLP

Release Date: TBD

Pressing Details

• Audiophile 180 gram black virgin vinyl, pressed at RTI

• Mastered for vinyl and lacquers created by Kevin Gray, Coherent Audio

• Expanded artwork throughout a 16 Page Booklet

• Thick 24 pt Gatefold jackets with Matte and Spot UV Finish

• Center labels unique to this pressing

• Limited numbered pressing

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10 Years & P.O.D. To Embark On 
U.S. Co-Headliner Next Week


Music Video For "From Birth To Burial" Debuts Next Wednesda y
10 YEARS are preparing to start the new year in the same manner in which they spent much of 2015; on the road supporting their fifth studio album From Birth To Burial. The band will be joined by San Diego rock outfit P.O.D. on a co-headlining run which also features Dead Letter Circus and War Of Ages. The tour kicks off next Thursday in Winston-Salem, NC, and on Wednesday the band will debut their new music video for the title track off From Birth To Burial via Loudwire.

Please see below for the official tour trailer and a complete list of dates.
10 Years POD Tour Trailer
10 Years & P.O.D. North American Tour (Official Trailer)
 

10 YEARS: U.S. Co-Headlining Tour w/P.O.D.
 

1/23 – Cape Coral, FL – Sunsplash Waterpark*

1/24 – Pinellas Park, FL – England Brothers Park*

1/28 – Winston-Salem, NC – Ziggy’s

1/29 – Wilmington, NC – Ziggy’s by the Sea

1/30 – Fredericksburg, VA – Hard Times Cafe

2/1 – Destin, FL – Club LA

2/2 – Baton Rouge, LA – Varsity Theatre

2/3 – Corpus Christi, TX – Brewster Street Ice House

2/5 – Tyler, TX – Clicks Live*

2/6 – Abilene, TX – Abilene Civic Center

2/8 – Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall

2/9 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Royal Bar

2/11 – Anaheim, CA – House of Blues

2/12 – Bakersfield, CA - B Ryder's

2/13 – Las Vegas, NV – Vinyl

2/14 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues

2/16 – West Hollywood, CA – Whisky A Go Go

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AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED: Arc EP Streaming In Full At Noisey





Long-running extreme metal institution, AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED, today spreads their sonic deviance across the lands via 
a full stream of their forthcoming new EP, Arc. Slated to drop this Friday via Relapse Records, the three-track offering is currently monopolizing the airwaves of Noisey.
 
Stream Arc while you read an in-depth interview with vocalist Kat Katz at THIS LOCATION.
 
Led by the distinctive howl of Katz, Arc is a crushing, three-song onslaught of misanthropic, musical violence, and the first in a series of four AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED EPs designed to decimate your total being. The more than twenty-five-minute-long sludge-fueled feast finds AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED sounding heavier, doomier and more destructive than ever before. In a perfect 10/10 review of the record, The Metal Observer hails, "a sludge masterpiece for a modern era that's heavier than original sin and twice as transgressive." In a 4.5/5 score, Metal Riot concurs calling the EP, "a true headbanger's oasis of skull crunching, pit-worthy riffs that can appeal to fans of stoner, grind, fringe hardcore and even slow death metal at times... a monster." Two Guys Metal Reviews namesAGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED, "one of the defining heavy acts of our time," adding, "for anyone who doubted AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED's supremacy in the realm of heavy music before, this record is the gem in the band's crown that launches them among the greats." Exclaim commends, "twenty-five minutes of absolutely crushing sludge/doom that captures the band's intensity in some immense, heavy riffs and dark, plodding grooves," while Hellbound adds in a 8.5/10 rating, "the first great sludge record of 2016 was just laid down by a grindcore band."
 
In conjunction with the release of Arc, both AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED's Frozen Corpse Stuffed With Dope and Altered States Of America full-lengths will be available on vinyl for the first time in over a decade.
 
Arc, along with the vinyl editions of Frozen Corpse Stuffed With Dope and Altered States Of Americawill be available on January 22nd, 2016. Physical preorders are available now RIGHT HERE, and digital preorders are available at THIS LOCATION.
 
Sample the vinyl trailer at THIS LOCATION.
 
An overwhelming, concentrated outpouring of perceptual stimuli, the AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED's second full-length, the 2002-issued Frozen Corpse Stuffed With Dope, referenced the glory days of early '00s grindcore while disregarding the genre's then-current ideals, becoming one of the most talked-about grindcore records in recent history. The album and band were featured in numerous high-profile media outlets such as Alternative Press, Kerrang!, CMJ and dozens more. Perhaps Frozen Corpse's best description came from vocalist J. Randall who surmised, "Frozen Corpse Stuffed With Dope is like ripping through back catalog Earache blastbeat shit armed with a submachine gun at 400 rounds per minute."
 
While the fires left burning in Frozen Corpse's wake were still smoldering, AGORAPHOBIC set to work on a concept so bizarre, no one would believe it. With a focused mindset, and a plethora of mind-confounding ideas, the band wrote and recorded Altered States Of America, a 100-track three-CD set. Initially released on April Fools Day, 2003, Altered States Of America delivered the most ambitious AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEEDyet: completely inhuman music with a consummate disregard for its listener. Round after round, clip after clip, AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED unloaded an arsenal of stupefying guitar work, experimental noise and drum machine-gun blast beats while swarming vocalists hatefully taunted the listener into the crossfire. Kerrang! called the mini-CD, "disorientating, hallucinatory, utterly deranged and a truly fantastic work of musical extremity."
 
AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED will bring their sonic lashings to stages later this year with performances at the Netherlands Deathfest in February, Hellfest in June, and most recent addition, the Southwest Terror Fest V in October.
 
AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED Live:
2/26-28/2016 Netherlands Deathfest - Tilburg, NL
6/18/2016 Hellfest - Clisson, FR
10/20-23/2016 Southwest Terror Fest V - Tucson, AZ
 

 
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 KILLSWITCH ENGAGE TO STAGE NYC TAKEOVER
 
BAND TO PERFORM NEW YORK CITY RESIDENCY LEADING UP TO MARCH 11th RELEASE OF INCARNATE 
 
                         FIVE INTIMATE SHOWS TO TAKE PLACE IN MANHATTAN AND BROOKLYN



New York City better get ready, because a Massachusetts metal takeover is on the way.
 
Killswitch Engage have booked a series of intimate NYC shows leading up to the March 11th release of their new album Incarnate. Spanning both Manhattan and Brooklyn, these five shows will all take place in venues the band has neverplayed before.
 
To make these shows even more special, for each night of their NYC residency, the band will be debuting a different new song from Incarnate in the set. Fans in attendance will be the first to hear the song live.
 
For more information about the KsE x NYC residency, go here.
 
The KsE NYC takeover, is sure to become the stuff of legends and something that is talked about for years to come.

The KsE x NYC dates are below.
 
3/6 Gramercy Theatre (Manhattan)
3/7 Bowery Ballroom (Manhattan)
3/9 Saint Vitus (Brooklyn)
3/10 Marlin Room at Webster Hall (Manhattan)
3/11 Rough Trade NYC (Brooklyn)
 
The band will follow this can't-be-missed residency with a headline run in support of Incarnate. Dates for the tour are here.


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PRIMAL FEAR Debut New Video For "Angels of Mercy"

 

New Album Rulebreaker Out January 29th on Frontiers

Frontiers Music Srl will release the new PRIMAL FEAR studio album,Rulebreaker in North America on January 29, 2016! Rulebreaker is available in CD, deluxe CD/DVD (featuring two bonus tracks), and digital formats.  So far, four songs from Rulebreaker have been made available to the public.  Today that changes with the release of a new video for the song "Angels of Mercy". The video can be streamed HERE.
 
Mat Sinner commented on the video:
 
"Angels Of Mercy is the album opener of the Rulebreaker album and represents the entire album in a great way. PRIMAL FEAR trademarks updated for the year 2016 and a sexy video clip - keep the metal alive!"
 
The band's video for the song "The End is Near" can be viewed HERE.
 
Pre-orders for Rulebreaker are available now on Amazon and Apple Music/iTunes. Pre-order the album on Amazon.com HERE and iTunes HERE. All digital pre-orders of the album come with an instant download of "The End is Near", "Rulebreaker",  "In Metal We Trust",  "Bullets & Tears" and "Angels of Mercy".
 
Rulebreaker combines the strongest PRIMAL FEAR elements at their best execution, with a well-balanced typical PRIMAL FEAR trademark riff-vibe, crushing songs and some very ambitious musical journeys.  After the massiveDelivering The Black world tour, PRIMAL FEAR started the songwriting in spring 2015 and recorded at Hansen Studios in Denmark, with producer Mat Sinner and engineer Jacob Hansen (Volbeat, Pretty Maids, Amaranthe).
 
In support of Rulebreaker, PRIMAL FEAR will take part in a North American Co-Headline Tour with Luca Turilli's Rhapsody! The tour will kick off April 26, 2016 in Hartford, CT and runs through June 1st in Toronto, ON.  A complete list of dates can be found below.
 
All hyperbole aside, PRIMAL FEAR are truly about to release what is most definitely their strongest album ever: Rulebreaker!  Don't miss the German Metal Commandos on their worldwide tour in 2016!
 
Rulebreaker Track Listing:
1. Angels Of Mercy
2. The End Is Near
3. Bullets & Tears 
4. Rulebreaker 
5. In Metal We Trust
6. We Walk Without Fear
7. At War With The World
8. The Devil In Me
9. Constant Heart
10. The Sky Is Burning
11. Raving Mad
12. Final Call (Bonus Track - deluxe edition only)
13. Don't Say You've Never Been Warned (Bonus Track- deluxe edition only)
 
DVD (Deluxe Edition Only):
The End Is Near (Video Clip)
Angels Of Mercy (Video Clip)
Making Of Rulebreaker
 
Line up
Ralf Scheepers - Vocals
Alex Beyrodt - Guitars
Magnus Karlsson - Guitars & Keyboards
Tom Naumann - Guitars
Francesco Jovino - Drums
Mat Sinner - Bass & Vocals
 
ROCK HARD, EMP, Legacy, Musixx & Noizeletter
Presents: RULING EUROPE TOUR 2016
 
PRIMAL FEAR
Brainstorm & Striker
05.02.16 ES - BARCELONA - Razzmatazz 2
06.02.16 ES - MURCIA - Garaje
07.02.16 ES - MADRID - Arena
09.02.16 FR - TBA
10.02.16 FR - Paris - Divan Du Monde
11.02.16 GER - Siegburg - Kabana
12.02.16 CZ - Prague - Nove Chelmince
13.02.16 GER - Cham - LA Café
14.02.16 GER - Hamburg - Logo
16.02.16 GER - Hannover - Musikzentrum
17.02.16 GER - Saarbrücken - Garage
18.02.16 GER - Stuttgart - LKA
19.02.16 CH - Pratteln - Z7
20.02.16 GER - München - Backstage
21.02.16 HU - Budapest - Barba Negra
23.02.16 AT - Vienna - Szene
24.02.16 PL - Cracow - TBA
25.02.16 GER - Berlin - K17
26.02.16 GER - Wuerzburg - Posthalle
27.02.16 GER - Essen - Turock
28.02.16 BE - Vosselaar - Biebob
 
North American Co-Headline Tour With Luca Turilli's Rhapsody:
4/26: Hartford, CT @ Webster Theatre
4/28: New York, NY @ Stage 48
4/29: Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
4/30: Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
5/1: Detroit, MI @ Token Lounge
5/3: Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall
5/4: Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights
5/5: Kansas City, MO @ Granada Theatre
5/6: Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theatre
5/8: Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
5/9: Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw
5/11: San Francisco, CA @ RockBar
5/12: Los Angeles, CA @ The Grove
5/13: Las Vegas, NV @ LVCS
5/14: San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick
5/15: Phoenix, AZ @ Club Red
5/17: Dallas, TX @ Trees
5/18: Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
5/20: Orlando, FL @ The Haven
5/21: Tampa, FL @ Orpheum
5/22: Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
5/24: Baltimore, MD @ Soundstage
5/25: Albany, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall
5/26: Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero
5/28: Worcester, MA @ Palladium
5/30: Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
5/31: Quebec City, QC @ Imperial
6/1: Toronto, ON @ Mod Club
 
More Dates Will Be Announced Soon:
Japan - June 2016
Latin America - September 2016
Europe Part 2 - October 2016 
 
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GUNS N’ ROSES’

HISTORIC RETURN TO THE STAGE

OPENING WEEKEND OF T-MOBILE ARENA IN LAS VEGAS

#GnFnR

FRIDAY, APRIL 8 AND SATURDAY, APRIL 9

 

Tickets on Sale Saturday, January 23 at 10am

LAS VEGAS (January 19, 2016) – History will be made in April when Guns N’ Roses - featuring the iconic lineup of Axl RoseSlashand Duff McKagan - regroup for the first time in 23 years on the T-Mobile Arena stage. After announcing that they will headline Coachella, the band has now confirmed the very first place the world can see their historical return will be on the Las Vegas Strip, where they will perform a two-night rock spectacular at the brand new T-Mobile Arena. Guns N’ Roses will perform Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9.

"What an honor to work with the biggest name in rock n' roll as part of the opening celebration of T-Mobile Arena,” said Bobby Reynolds, Vice President of Booking, AEG Live. “Guns N' Roses choosing to return to the stage in their full glory, on the Las Vegas Strip to open T-Mobile Arena is rock n' roll history.   This is going to be an awesome event and not to be missed." 

 

“What better city than Las Vegas – the Entertainment Capital of the World – to see Guns N’ Roses play together for the first time in 23 years,” said Dan Quinn, General Manager of T-Mobile Arena. “The T-Mobile Arena was designed to host iconic events such as this, and we will provide guests with an incredible experience as they enjoy this historic show.”

 

Citi is the official credit card of Guns N’ Roses Las Vegas performances. Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets through Citi’s Private Pass Program beginning Wednesday, January 20 at 10am PT through Friday, January 22 at 10pm PT. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com

 

General public tickets go on sale Saturday, January 23 at 10am PST at www.AXS.com. Tickets start at $79.50 (plus applicable service fees). A limited number of exclusive VIP Experiences and VIP Packages will be available. Offers can include amazing reserved seats, autographed memorabilia, preshow VIP parties, backstage tours, exclusive Guns N’ Roses merchandise and more.

 

Following the group’s 1985 formation, Guns N’ Roses injected unbridled, unrivaled, and unstoppable attitude into the burgeoning Los Angeles rock scene. The spirit went on to captivate the entire world with the release of its 1987 debut Appetite for Destruction – the best-selling U.S. debut ever, moving 30 million copies globally. In 1991, the seven-time platinum Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II occupied the top two spots of the Billboard Top 200 upon release. Over the course of the past decade, Guns N’ Roses have performed sold out shows and headlined festivals worldwide following the critically acclaimed release of 2008’s RIAA platinum-certified Chinese Democracy. Six studio albums later, Guns N’ Roses is  one of the most important and influential acts in music history and continue to set the benchmark for live performances connecting with millions of fans across the globe. For more information on Guns N’ Roses, visit www.gunsnroses.com.

About T-Mobile Arena
T-Mobile Arena is a privately funded indoor arena set to open in April 2016.  The 20,000 seat venue, located west of the Las Vegas Strip between New York-New York and Monte Carlo, is expected to host more than 100 events annually, including UFC, boxing, hockey, basketball and other sporting events, major headline entertainment, awards shows, family shows and special events.  Las Vegas’ newest landmark will feature 50 luxury suites, more than two dozen private loge boxes, complete broadcast facilities, and other specially designed exclusive hospitality offerings and fan amenities destined to create a guest experience second to none.  The Arena has partnered with international iconic brands including Coca-Cola, Schneider Electric, Toshiba American Business Solutions Inc. and Cox Business, as the venue’s first “Founding Partners.” These Founding Partners will introduce and brand signature fan initiatives, displays and interactive spaces including Toshiba Plaza, an adjacent two-acre entertainment space which will feature a performance stage, a variety of video screens and other interactive content and display areas.  Industry-leading architect Populous designed the venue to meet the U.S. Green Building Council’s standards for LEED® Gold Certification. T-Mobile Arena is a joint venture between AEG and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).  For more information visit the T-Mobile Arena website at www.t-mobilearena.com.

About AEG Live

AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance.  AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival and special event divisions, seventeen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues.  AEG Live’s global touring divisions of Concerts West, Atlanta Worldwide Touring, Messina Touring Group, Marshall Arts, Marshall Arts USA, Goldenvoice Touring and AEG Live New York, London, South America and Asia consistently promote and produce top 10 international tours. The company operates The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and produces residency shows there including Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Rod Stewart, Reba, Brooks & Dunn and Jerry Seinfeld; is the exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas; and produces limited-engagement performances at The Venetian Theatre including Diana Ross, The Judds and John Fogerty. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach Country Music Festival and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.www.aeglive.com

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Chicago heavy rock outfit SOiL have just released a lyric video
for the song "Way Gone". 


 

"Way Gone" comes from SOiL's 6th full length album "Whole" which is the first release to feature original vocalist Ryan McCombs since 2004's "Re.de.fine". The band have been on an extensive 2 year plus touring cycle promoting the album. "In this day and age you have to work an album for a long time in order for it to soak into people's heads" states bassist Tim King. "Everyone is bombarded with so much content through media these days that we still find out many fans are still just discovering the "Whole" album for the first time".

 

According to vocalist Ryan McCombs, "The song "Way Gone" was one of those tunes that came together after the twelfth hour. From the first time that I heard the song in the writing process, I was a fan of the track but I couldn't nail the lyrics in a way that I felt did the instrument noise justice. I wrote and rewrote the words numerous times but it wasn't until the music had been tracked for the 'Whole' CD, and I had even tried tracking a couple variations of lyrical ideas that I had for it that it all finally fell out of my shoulder melon and made sense to me. One of my favorite tracks on the CD and I think Kevin Desjardin (motion graphics artist) did a hell of a job on the lyric video. One of the best I've seen in my opinion.."

 

SOiL will embark on a mini tour in February 2016 with support from FLAW and Beyond Threshold. Dates are as follows:
 

February

18 South Bend, IN      Cheers          

19 Chesterfield, MI     Diesel Concert Lounge

20 Dayton, OH            Oddbody's             

25 Pekin, IL                 Twisted Spoke Saloon  (no flaw)

26 Lombard, IL            Brauer House   

27 Janesville, WI         Back Bar   

 

For up to the minute info and upcoming touring info please visit:

Www.soiltheband.com

Www.facebook.com/soilmusic

Www.pavementmusic.com

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RISE RECORDS SIGNS SLC DEATHCORE BAND CHELSEA GRIN

 
January 19, 2016 – Los Angeles, CA - Portland based label Rise Records announces today the signing of Salt Lake City deathcore juggernauts Chelsea Grin. The band joins the label’s impressive roster that includes some of rock’s most innovative acts like Of Mice and Men, Memphis May Fire, Miss May I and Sleeping with Sirens among others.
 
“Rise is very excited to welcome accomplished metal band, Chelsea Grin to the family, and to work with them as they start the next chapter! - Rise Records
 
“Chelsea Grin is very excited to join the Rise Records family. Following the release of Skin Deep, we are fired up to bring our most aggressive release to date. With this new partnership, we feel a new level of excitement and plan on giving our fans the Chelsea Grin record they need to hear.” - Chelsea Grin
 
Chelsea Grin got their start in 2007 and quickly became an unrelenting force in the metal scene with two EPs and 3 full-length records including Desolation of Eden (2010), My Damnation (2011) and Ashes to Ashes (2014). Over the years they’ve toured with everyone from Attila, Suicide Silence and Every Time I Die to Parkway Drive,  The Black Dahlia Murder and Of Mice and Men, amassing a legion of diehard fans along the way.
 
In February, Chelsea Grin will embark on a headlining North American tour where they’ll be performing their coveted record Desolation of Edenin its entirety. Support will be provided by Oceans Ate Alaska, Lorna Shore and Wage War.
 
Chelsea Grin Tour Dates:
Feb 19 - Orangevale, CA - The Boardwalk
Feb 20 - San Diego, CA - SOMA
Feb 21 - Anaheim, CA - Chain Reaction
Feb 22 - Phoenix, AZ - Joe’s Grotto
Feb 23 - Albuquerque, NM - Launchpad
Feb 25 - Oklahoma City, OK - 89th Street Collective
Feb 26 - Austin, TX - Dirty Dog Bar
Feb 27 - San Antonio, TX - Korova
Feb 28 - Ft. Worth, TX - Rail Club
Mar 1 - Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade
Mar 2 - Greensboro, NC - Greene Street Club
Mar 3 - Richmond, VA - The Canal Club
Mar 5 - Worcester, MA - The Palladium
Mar 6 - Amityville, NY - Revolution Bar & Music Hall
Mar 7 - Ottawa, ON - Ritual
Mar 8 - Montreal, QC - La Sala Rossa
Mar 10 - Toronto, ON - The Hard Luck
Mar 11 - Columbus, OH - Park Street Saloon
Mar 12 - Detroit, MI - The Shelter
Mar 13 - Chicago, IL - Subterranean
Mar 15 - St. Paul, MN - Amsterdam Bar & Hall
Mar 16 - Winnipeg, MB - West End Cultural Centre
Mar 18 - Calgary, AB - Dickens Pub
Mar 19 - Edmonton, AB - Starlite Room
Apr 22 - Oberhausen, DE - Impericon Festival 2016
Apr 23 - Leipzig, DE - Impericon Festival 2016
May 1 - Amsterdam, NL - Impericon Festival 2016
May 2 - Manchester, UK - Impericon Festival 2016
May 3 - London, UK - Impericon Festival 2016
May 4 - Paris, FR - Impericon Festival 2016
May 5 - Zurich, CH - Impericon Festival 2016
May 6 - Vienna, AT - Impericon Festival 2016
May 7 - Munchen, DE - Impericon Festival 2016
 
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DISTURBED AND ROB ZOMBIE TO EMBARK ON

CO-HEADLINE TOUR THIS MAY

TICKETS ON SALE JANUARY 22


January 19, 2016 - 
Rock titans Disturbed and Rob Zombie have announced a co-headline tour for May 2016. Ahead of that, Disturbed are gearing up to kick off their first tour following their 4-year hiatus, starting in the U.S. in Fargo, ND on February 10 and taking them on an almost entirely sold out run through North America to headlining slots at major festivals across the U.S., U.K., and Europe. Tickets for the Disturbed and Rob Zombie tour officially go on sale Friday, January 22. Exclusive Disturbed meet & greet and VIP ticket packages will be available. Visit Ticketmaster for details, and head to Disturbed1.com for more info and tickets for all upcoming Disturbed dates.

Disturbed is touring in support of their massive #1 album Immortalized, which marked the end of the Grammy-nominated group's 4-year hiatus  and became their fifth consecutive album to debut at #1 on the Billboard Top 200, a rare feat achieve by only one other hard rock band in the history of the chart: Metallica. The album has already boasted two huge No. 1 Active Rock singles in"The Vengeful One" and "The Light," and now the group's haunting version of Simon & Garfunkel's classic "The Sound of Silence" is poised to continue the dominance. The track, which Yahoo! describes as "incredible" and "striking," is already climbing the charts and has now earned over 7 million YouTube views in just a few short weeks.

                                                           Watch the powerful video for Disturbed's "The Sound of Silence":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9Dg-g7t2l4

About Disturbed:

Formed in Chicago in 1996, the multi-platinum Disturbed - David Draiman [vocals], Dan Donegan [guitar], Mike Wengren [drums], and John Moyer [bass] - have sold over 15 million albums globally and scored eleven No. 1 singles at Active Rock Radio. Their quadruple-platinum 2000 debut The Sickness formally announced their arrival as hard rock leaders, with that status solidified by their subsequent Grammy Award nomination as well as gold-, platinum- and double platinum-certified records.

About Rob Zombie:

As a rock legend and filmmaker with a unique vision, Rob Zombie has continuously challenged audiences as he stretches the boundaries of both music and film. His sixth solo studio album, The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispensor, will be released April 29via UMe/T-Boy Records and has been named as one of Rolling Stone's "Most Anticipated Metal Albums of 2016." The Electric Warlock... marks Rob Zombie's first solo studio album since 2013'sVenomous Rat Regeneration Vendor, which debuted at number 7 on the Billboard 200. Produced by Zeuss and recorded at Goathouse studios, this new record is a full return to form by Zombie, featuring John 5 (Guitar), Piggy D (Bass) and Ginger Fish (Drums) with provocative art provided by Alex Horley. To celebrate the release of the album, Zombie has made a direct-to-fan presale available on FuckinginaUFO.com where fans can pre-order the new record and collectible merchandise, as well as purchase exclusive tickets and VIP Meet & Greet bundles for the new tour and a chance to be in The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser movie. Rob Zombie's seventh feature film, the highly anticipated 31will also be making its world premiere this month at Sundance Film Festival.

 

DISTURBED AND ROB ZOMBIE CO-HEADLINE DATES, WITH SPECIAL GUEST POP EVIL:

05/03                     Mississippi Coast Coliseum - Biloxi, MS

05/04                     Oak Mountain Amphitheater - Birmingham, AL

05/06                     Aaron's Amphitheater - Atlanta, GA *

05/07                     Ascend Amphitheater - Nashville, TN

05/10                     Cajundome - Lafayette, LA

05/11                     CenturyLink Center - Bossier City, LA

05/17                     US Cellular Center - Cedar Rapids, IA

05/22                     Hershey Stadium - Hershey, PA

05/24                     Van Andel Arena - Grand Rapids, MI

05/25                     Allen County War Memorial Coliseum - Fort Wayne, IN

* Pop Evil not performing

 

DISTURBED CONFIRMED NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES:

For tickets and further details on all shows: http://www.disturbed1.com/shows

02/10                     Fargo Civic Center - Fargo, ND

02/12                     MTS Cetnre - Winnipeg, Canada

02/14                     Enmax Centre - Lethbridge, Canada

02/15                     SaskTel Centre - Saskatoon, Canada

02/18                     Grey Eagle Events Centre - Calgary, Canada

02/19                     EnCana Events Centre - Dawson Creek, Canada

02/20                     Shaw Conference Centre - Edmonton, Canada

02/22                     Mosaic Place - Moose Jaw, Canada

02/24                     Bismarck Event Center - Bismarck, ND

02/25                     Badlands Pawn, Gold & Jewelry - Sioux Falls, SD

03/11                     Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, Canada

03/12                     The Showbox - Seattle, WA                                       

03/14                     Roseland Theater - Portland, OR                             

03/16                     The Fillmore - San Francisco, CA                              

03/17                     The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA                            

03/19                     UFEST 2016 - Phoenix, AZ                                           

03/20                     House of Blues - San Diego, CA                                

03/23                     House of Blues - Dallas, TX                                         

03/24                     House of Blues - Houston, TX                                   

03/25                     House of Blues - New Orleans, LA                          

03/27                     Iron City - Birmingham, AL                                          

03/29                     House of Blues - Myrtle Beach, SC                          

03/30                     The National - Richmond, VA                                    

04/01                     Baltimore Sound Stage - Baltimore, MD               

04/02                     Theatre of Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA               

04/04                     Irving Plaza - New York, NY                                        

04/05                     Rapids Theater - Niagara Falls, NY                           

04/07                     St. Andrews Hall - Detroit, MI                                   

04/08                     Orbit Room - Grand Rapids, MI                                

04/10                     New Daisy Theatre - Memphis, TN

04/26                     Prairie Capital Convention Center - Springfield, IL

04/29                     98ROCKFEST - Tampa, FL

04/30                     Welcome to Rockville - Jacksonville, FL

05/01                     Fort Rock Festival - Fort Myers, FL

05/08                     Carolina Rebellion - Concord, NC

05/15                     Northern Invasion - Somerset, WI

05/20                     Rock on the Range - Columbus, OH

05/21                     BB&T Pavilion - Camden, NJ

05/27-05/29            Rocklahoma - Pryor, OK

 

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE ANNOUNCE RELEASE DATE FOR INCARNATE

BAND CONFIRMS SPRING 2016 HEADLINE TOUR

ALBUM ART REVEALED, PRE-ORDERS FOR INCARNATE START JANUARY 29TH

(New York, N.Y.):
 Hard rock and metalcore pioneers Killswitch Engage are pleased to announce the release date for their seventh album, Incarnate. The album will be out March 11th on Roadrunner Records. The band has also shared the album cover art, which you can view below.

Pre-orders for Incarnate will be available at iTunes and KillswitchEngage.com on January 29th.

The band will embark on a North American headline tour that times up with the release date. KsE will be joined by Memphis May Fire and 36 Crazyfists for the trek, with an opening act to be named shortly. The tour runs from March 16th in San Antonio, TX to April 24th near Charleston, SC.

There is a swell of activity surrounding KsE as the release of Incarnate draws near. Rolling Stone selected Incarnate as one of the 25 most anticipated metal albums of 2016. Additionally, the band is currently gracing the cover ofRevolver in a Star Wars-themed issue that reveals key details about the album. The band also premiered the brand new song and video for "Strength of the Mind" via Nerdist.

Stay tuned for more exciting KsE news to be revealed tomorrow, January 20th.
 
KILLSWITCH ENGAGE 2016 HEADLINE TOUR DATES:
 
2/11 Las Vegas, NV | Hard Rock Cafe (Radio Contraband Convention)*
3/16 San Antonio, TX | The Aztec Theater
3/18 Dallas, TX | House of Blues
3/19 Kansas City, MO | Uptown Theater
3/21 Nashville, TN | Marathon Music Works
3/23 Indianapolis, IN | Egyptian Room @ Old National Centre
3/24 Clive, IA | 7 Flags
3/25 Minneapolis, MN | Skyway Theatre
3/26 Milwaukee, WI | The Rave
3/28 Lincoln, NE | Bourbon Theatre
3/30 Salt Lake City, UT | The Complex
4/1 Seattle, WA | Showbox SODO
4/2 Spokane, WA | Knitting Factory Concert House
4/3 Vancouver, BC | Vogue Theatre
4/4 Portland, OR | Roseland Theater
4/6 Boise, ID | Knitting Factory Concert House
4/7 Sacramento, CA | Ace of Spades
4/8 Pomona, CA | Fox Theater Pomona
4/9 Tempe, AZ | The Marquee
4/11 Oklahoma City, OK | Diamond Ballroom
4/12 Sauget, IL | Pop's Nightclub
4/14 Cleveland, OH | House Of Blues
4/15 Binghamton, NY | Magic City Music Hall
4/17 Buffalo, NY | Town Ballroom
4/19 London, ON | London Music Hall
4/20 Grand Rapids, MI | The Intersection
4/21 Cincinnati, OH | Bogart's
4/22 Asheville, NC | The Orange Peel
4/24 Ladson, SC | Exchange Park (WYBB Rockfest)*
*No Memphis May Fire or 36 Crazyfists
 
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AUTHOR & PUNISHER
 Announces North American Live Takeover With Weedeater;
European Winter Tour To Commence This Saturday
 

"...the Melk En Honing trail of tears continues." - Tristan Shone
 
One-man industrial doom tactician, Tristan Shone, otherwise known as AUTHOR & PUNISHER, will return to North America highways this March to deafen the masses as direct support for Weedeater. Slated to commence on March 14th and run through April 3rd, Shone's latest excursion includes a performance at this year's SXSW in Austin. Additional support will be provided by Today Is The Day and Lord Dying.
 
The North American trek follows AUTHOR & PUNISHER's forthcoming, near-three-week European tour set to kick off this Saturday in Rouen, France. Comments Shone, "The yoga pants are packed and the machines are tuned for this weekend's crossing of the pond for a month in Europe and the UK followed by another month in the US with none other than Weedeater, Today Is The Day and Lord Dying. The Melk En Honing trail of tears continues."
 
AUTHOR & PUNISHER European Tour - Winter 2016: 
1/16/2016 Kalif - Rouen, FR