Known for many years as the only man with the balls to fuse the respective genres of backwoods country and ear-splitting speed metal together, music legend Hank3 recently conjured up another surprise— presenting four new records to fans simultaneously on September 6th, 2011. The records were released through his own record label, Hank3 Records, in distribution partnership with Megaforce Records (MRI).
Amos The Transparent have announced they will be performing in Toronto, ON at The Garrison with The British Columbia,s Jaron Freeman-Fox & The Opposite Of Everything and The Strumbellas on March 21st.
Los Angeles based progressive death metal titans, The Faceless have been hard at work on their third album with Sumerian Records and will be heading out on the "Metal Alliance Tour" with DevilDriver, Job For A Cowboy, Wretched, Dying Fetus, Impending Doom and 3 Inches Of Blood.
Hardcore metal/punk band Converge have announced a short two week tour which starts April 1st. They will be joined by Loma Prieta and Git Some (ex-Planes Mistaken For Stars). They will meet up with other guests such as Deafheaven, Regents, Burning Love, Ringworm and many more. Check out the dates below.
City And Colour announces a string of southeastern US tour dates beginning May 30th in Baltimore, Maryland. The dates follow City And Colour's successful winter 2011 US tour. A special pre-sale for fans begins Wednesday, February 8th. Fans have a chance to get tickets early with the option to upgrade a ticket purchase to include an autographed 18 x 24 metallic screen printed City And Colour poster. Tickets will be available to the general public on Friday Feb 10th.
Today, Prophecy Productions announces the first set of Alcest's North American tour dates. Touring in support of their just-released 'Les Voyages De L'Âme' masterpiece and sponsored by Hails & Horns magazine and BrooklynVegan, Alcest will begin their latest headlining North American trek on March 15th, at the esteemed South by Southwest fest, and then will tour throughout the duration of April. Support for this first set of dates will be provided by Deafheaven.
Montreal metal band Blind Witness are currently working hard on their new album. The boys will take some time out of their writing to perform a handful of shows in Quebec. Check out the tour dates below and maybe you will be lucky enough to catch a new song.
You Blew It! are heading out on the road with Direct Effect starting March 1st. The "Forget School We're Going on Tour" tour includes a stop at SXSW in March (details to follow). The Orlando, FL band's new album 'Grow Up, Dude' will be out this spring on Topshelf Records.
What's the first thing you think of when someone mentions Thee Oh Sees? Probably their riot-sparking live show, right? Visions of a guitar-chewing, melody-maiming John Dwyer careening across your cranium, rounded out by a wild-eyed wrecking crew that drives every last hook home like it's a nail in the coffin of what you thought it meant to make 21st century rock 'n' roll?
The World Snowboarding Championship (WSC), in association with Andrew W.K.'s very own Santos Party House nightclub and concert venue, has confirmed that Andrew W.K., Kvelertak, Turbonegro and the Dropkick Murphys will be among the headlining musical acts to perform during the WSC 2012. This first ever World Snowboarding Championship will take place February 10th – 19th in Oslo, Norway and features the top athletes from around the world competing and attending, including Ty Walker (U.S.A.), Mark McMorris (Canada), Tyler Flanagan (U.S.A.) and Peetu Piiroinen (Finland). "Party Hard" super-star, Andrew W.K., is also the championship's official rock & roll ambassador, and recorded the official theme song to WSC 2012, "Go Go Go Go".
Dave Mustain of iconic multi-platinum metal group Megadeth has launched his critically acclaimed touring festival "Gigantour" to a roaring and acclaimed start in the northeast U.S. Sharing the stage every night with the headlining Megadeth are Motorhead, Volbeat and Lacuna Coil on the trek which kicked off January 26th in Camden, NJ at the Susquehanna Bank Center and has already been highlighted by a sold out January 28th show at New York City's Theater at Madison Square Garden. "Gigantour" is set to hit Los Angeles' Gibson Amphitheatre Friday, February 24th and wraps Saturday, March 3rd in Austin, TX. See the tour dates below.
Sunn O))) are pleased to announce a set of shows culminating with a concert at the legendary "Hellfest Festival" in France June 2012. On stage will be: TOS Nieuwenhuizen (Moog), Attila Csihar (vox), Greg Anderson (Les Paul), Stephen O'Malley (Travis Bean). 6 Sunn stacks, 6 Ampeg stacks, Randall Dunn at the desk. O)))
Jeff Loomis, ex-Nevermore guitar prodigy, has been added to the 24-date, coast-to-coast US tour with Protest The Hero, Periphery, The Safety Fire and Today I Caught The Plague. Jeff Loomis reveals the quality players he's brought in to accompany him on the stage: Joe Nurre - guitar (Shaded Enmity), Gregory Macklin - bass (System Divide, Ordinance) and Anup Sastry - drums (Intervals, Skyharbor).
Cancer Bats, one of the hardest working bands in the music industry, are gearing up for a slew of Canadian dates this spring in support of their highly anticipated album 'Dead Set On Living', which will hit stores on April 17th, 2012 via Distort Inc. in Canada. The tour kicks off March 30th in Winnipeg, MB and wraps up in St. Catharines April 15th. American Hardcore band Touché Amoré and new label mates A Sight For Sewn Eyes will be joining Cancer Bats for these Canadian dates. Tickets for the tour will go on sale this weekend.
Kings of death metal Cannibal Cropse will brutalize North America this Summer with headlining spot on the upcoming "Summer Slaughter Tour 2012!" While the festival's full schedule and routing are still to be announced, the band is honored to be confirmed for the main slot of the illustrious trek. Also joining them will be label mates Between The Buried And Me.
Marionette will hit the road with fellow Swedes Deathstars for a string of dates on the European continent in March. The dates are below. They will be touring in support of their latest album 'Nerve'.
Active Child, the musical project of choirboy-turned-indie-pop-rock musician Pat Grossi, are pleased to announce U.S. tour dates for the months of April and May. The tour will begin on April 27th at The Glass House in Pomona, CA, before heading across the southern U.S. and up the East Coast with stops at venues in Dallas, Washington D.C., and Boston.
Our progressively awesome Canadian boys in Protest The Hero are going state side this Spring for some touring…and a bunch of drinking. Joining them on the road will be Periphery, Jeff Loomis, The Safety Fire and Today I Caught The Plague. Check out the tour dates below.
Waters released two new live videos yesterday for debut album 'Out In The Light' tracks "Mickey Mantle" and "Take Me Out To The Coast". FilterMagazine
premiered a live version of "Mickey Mantle", filmed in front of an intimate San Francisco audience for an Audyssey Presents. Additionally, an acoustic version of "Take Me Out To The Coast" - filmed live at San Francisco's Tiny Telephone Studios with front man Van Pierszalowski backed by a choir of local friends and musicians - can also be seen below.
Eve To Adam have just announced they will be playing this years installment of the annual "Rock On The Range Festival" in Columbus, OH. The band will be joined by such popular acts as Incubus, Rob Zombie, Slash, Mariyln Manson, Megadeth and more.