Razor & Tie has signed Emerson, Lake & Palmer to an exclusive new multi-year, multi-rights licensing deal for North America. Razor & Tie will re-issue ELP's prestigious back catalogue with the first release, 'The Best Of Emerson Lake & Palmer: Come & See The Show' available now for purchase. The best of, 14-track compilation includes some of the band's most beloved compositions including "Lucky Man," "From The Beginning," "I Believe In Father Christmas," and the full 9-minute version of the classic, "Fanfare For The Common Man."
Periphery has released the new, re-recording of the track "Passenger" now exclusively on iTunes
. Mark Holcomb (guitars) states: "Hey everyone, I hope you guys dig the re-recording of "Passenger." We wanted to include a bonus song specifically for the reissue of the self-titled record, and since I had just joined the band at the time we were deciding which song to include."
Charlotte, NC's own Deception Of A Ghost have tapped Jamie King to produce their new album for Bullet Tooth. The band will enter Basement Studios to begin production next week with Jamie who has a track record with bands like Between The Buried And Me, He Is Legend, For Today, Alesana, and many more. Fans can expect a devastatingly heavy and complex metal album with the melody and intricacies they have come to love from DOAG.
Anubis Gate returns to the scene of its very first public gig in 2005. This return visit, on Friday October 5th is a special occasion for the band. In 2005 the festival invited Anubis Gate to play what turned out to be their very first gig. This year Anubis Gate returns as one of the headlining bands of the festival.
Announcement from Benoit David: "Dear Yes fans, As you all know, the final three shows of last year's European tour were cancelled due to my ill health. On my return to Canada, I was advised to cease touring, for the foreseeable future, in order to avoid further damage to my voice. Following this extremely disappointing diagnosis, I had no alternative but to inform my fellow band members that I was unable to confirm my availability for, at least, the forthcoming concerts in New Zealand, Australia and Japan."
Manhattan, KS' The After Party were involved in a van accident after their Boston show on Saturday night with Allstar Weekend. While traveling through Roxbury, CT en route to Staten Island, NY, the band's van veered off the road and over a guard rail. The van was totaled, but luckily no one was injured.
'Dead Set On Living', the new album from Cancer Bats, is now available for pre-order worldwide. The US pre-order will be available HERE
. A pre-order only t-shirt bundle is available until the album is released on April 24th.
Downspirit, the German/Swiss bluesy/hard-rocking-metal-oriented band formed by ex-Symphorce/ex-Freedom Call guitarist Cedric "Cede" Dupont, will enter the studios in mid-march to record their second album. A release is expected for late summer via Metalville Records, followed by a tour in fall/winter.
Brendon Small is the co-creator, writer, actor, director and producer of Adult Swim's "Metalocalypse" television series. Brendon Small is also responsible for writing and performing all of the show's music and Dethklok: "The Dethalbum", "Dethalbum II", the latter now known as the fastest-selling death metal album to date.
With resounding passion, directed at changing the world for the better, Break Through Beautiful looks to take their positive message to a whole new audience. With the forthcoming release of a long awaited full-length album, the band seeks to produce a heartfelt music video for their latest radio single, that will be based around a concept we all know and love; the innocence of children and their ability to change the world of tomorrow.
"BWV565 Redux", a new track from Montréal's experimental death metallers Krokmiten is nearly completed and will be available on the second quarter of 2012. Fans who are registered on the band's official website
will be able to download the track a week prior to everyone else. An email will be sent when the track is made available for registered fans. Also available will be a full uncompressed high-resolution version of the track in 96kHz/24bit.
Ticketmaster announces Ticket Deals, a dedicated deals page on Ticketmaster providing fans one convenient source to find and shop for great ticket deals in their city. Ticket Deals aggregates discount, price point, and seasonal promotions in one convenient location for a wide variety of event genres including concerts, theater, sports, family entertainment and attractions. The new site
, is updated consistently with new ticket deals and events.
In anticipation of the release of their 14th studio album, 'Utilitarian', on February 27th in Europe and February 28th in North America, the legendary Napalm Death has posted a new video of Mark "Barney" Greenway discussing secret band facts. Check it out below.
Band Of Skulls new album 'Sweet Sour' lands at the number one slot on the Heatseekers Album chart after its iTunes only release last week. And this past Tuesday, 'Sweet Sour' was released wide and to rave reviews.
For the third year in a row, Fozzy frontman Chris Jericho will be hosting the Revolver Golden Gods Awards. Honoring many of the biggest stars in heavy metal and hard rock, the fourth annual awards show will be held at the Club Nokia in Los Angeles on April 11th and, for the first time ever, will be broadcast live via XBOX Live.
Message from The Offspring: "Hey Offspring Fans, We're pleased to announce the band have partnered with the award-winning creators of Rock Prodigy to design The Offspring: Rock Prodigy app, now available on iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. This interactive app plays like a game but uses any real guitar to teach real music skills. The app acts as a personal music teacher, walking through each song note-for-note as transcribed from The Offspring, including tips directly from Dexter Holland and Noodles. The application also has multiple skill levels, uses the original master tracks and listens to every note played, providing instant feedback."
Rock band Sixx:A.M., which consists of bassist, Nikki Sixx, guitarist, Dj Ashba and vocalist James Michael have announced a rare performance, and their first in four years, set to take place on April 11th, 2012 at Revolver's Golden Gods Awards. As each band member has been kept busy with their other careers - Nikki Sixx is also the bassist for Mötley Crüe and a syndicated radio host; Dj Ashba is currently touring with Guns N'Roses; James Michael is a famed rock producer who is currently working on new records for Papa Roach, Halestorm and others - this marks the band's first chance to perform in support of their current album, 'This Is Gonna Hurt', which has already supplied the #1 rock anthem "Lies Of The Beautiful People."
Pre-orders for Vestiges split with Caulfield are now available HERE
. The 7" split features Vestiges' cover of "Zombie" by The Cranberries and Caulfield's cover of "Dive" by Nirvana. The vinyl will be available on Transparent Blue (Limited to 100), Transparent Red (Limited to 100), and Black (Limited to 300) and will be exclusively distributed by three different labels on three different continents, so don't miss out! Please note that all orders containing pre-order items will ship in March.
Alternative Press Magazine has revealed the cover for their annual 100 Bands You Need To Know issue, which features Equal Vision Records' We Came As Romans. The issue, AP 285, is available for pre-order HERE
as part of an exclusive bundle. Individual issues, as well as digital and print subscriptions to the magazine, are available for pre-order HERE
Now in its eighth glorious year, "Chaos In Tejas", aka one of the world's most celebrated gathering of underground punk, hardcore, indie, grind, thrash, and heavy metal heroes young and old, has just announced the latest additions to its 2012 event, taking place May 31st through June 3rd around the entire city of Austin, Texas.