With a fresh sound, Los Angeles rock-pop group It Boys!, are rapidly gaining popularity with a celebratory live show that successfully mixes the band's upbeat energy with their dance and rock influences. Currently in the studio working on their debut full-length, set for a summer release, the It Boys! will take a break from recording to join friends Breathe Carolina and The Ready Set for a three-week tour beginning April 7th. Tour dates below. Alternative Press Magazine is already calling the band "an artist to watch in 2012!"
Spider Rock Promotion is proud to announce that Lunocode have been confirmed as supporting act for Theatres Des Vampires's "Moonlight Waltz European Tour 2012" first leg. Check out the tour dates below.
Phoenix, Arizona metal miscreants Toad are set to embark on a live takeover next month. The punishment will begin on March 2nd in Tempe and wind its way through 15 cities before coming to a ceremonial close in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The band will be joined by a host of eclectic bands throughout the tour including Lo-Pan, Sons Of Tonatiuh, Black Market Ministry and more.
Genre defining technical death metal giants, Origin, will tour the United States this April/May on an epic headlining run that will bring together some of today's best brutal bands. Groups like spastic-vegetarian-gore-grinders Cattle Decapitation, psychedelically influenced tech-deathsters Decrepit Birth, groove laden death-gore mongers Aborted, and underground buzz band sensations Rings Of Saturn and Battlecross.
Hopeless Records are excited to announce that We Are The In Crowd and Divided By Friday (first half of tour) will be joining the 2012 Vans Warped Tour this summer! Check out the full tour date listings below.
"2012 Vans Warped Tour" is set to launch the 18th annual nationwide tour on June 16th in Salt Lake City, UT and it will cross 41 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada, wrapping-up August 5th in Portland, OR. The tour has announced their annual kick-off party will return to downtown Los Angeles this year.
Brooklyn sludge rock ministers Hull are pleased to announce another stretch of tour dates this Spring. The short but epic run will commence on March 7th in Long Branch, New Jersey. From there the band will forge their path towards Austin to pillage their way through another SXSW Music Conference.
Chicago's Hidden Hospitals have announced new tour dates in support of their debut release, EP '011'. The band recently filmed a session with Audiotree Live, which can be viewed below the dates.
Iconic German thrash trio Destruction will embark on a North American 30th year anniversary tour this May with shared direct support from Vital Remains and Warbringer (who will be alternating each night) plus Pathology.
Southern California's Thrice today announces the dates for their farewell spring tour. After thirteen years together, singer/guitarist Dustin Kensrue, guitarist Teppei Teranishi, bassist Eddie Breckenridge and drummer Riley Breckenridge will begin their final tour together on May 4th in San Diego, California.
LA's Armored Saint are excited to announce that they'll be heading to Europe in July. At "Sonisphere" in France, the Saint will be playing on the same day as Ghost, Evanescence, Wolfmother, Soulfly, Lacuna Coil, and more. "Bang Your Head's" list of confirmed band's includes Arch Enemy, Exodus, Thin Lizzy, Primordial, and more. "Dong Open Air" also features Napalm Death, Sepultura, and many others. Along with the festival appearances, Armored Saint will be playing three headlining shows with UK's Collapse as the supporting act.
Over 80 million albums sold worldwide. 12 Top 10 smash hit singles. Thousands of concerts performed. The time has come for the ultimate convergence of Rock's finest from the Midwest. REO Speedwagon, Styx and Ted Nugent will join forces for "The Midwest Rock 'n Roll Express" 30-date U.S. tour. Rolling out May 1st in Hidalgo, TX, tickets for various cities will go on sale starting February 22nd.
The All-American Rejects have just unveiled a highlights video of their recent "Shaking Off The Rust" headlining tour. The video goes behind the scenes of the tour, which made 13 stops across the US in support of the band's upcoming album, 'Kids In The Street.'
Fairfax, VA's Fourth Quarter Comeback is heading out on tour with School Boy Humor and Rookie Of The Year. The dates kick off Feb 29th in Jermyn, PA and wind down on March 10th in Vienna, VA.
Announcement from Hawthorne Heights: "Last February we embarked on our first ever full band, all acoustic tour…just for fun. The idea was to hear our songs in a different way for our own sanity, and to give our die hard fans a different type of show. We only booked it for two weeks, because we had no idea how it would go for us, or our fans. What happened in those two weeks turned out to be more than we could have ever imagined. It was an experience that was so special and powerful that we wanted to stay on the road for once. We actually didn't want to come home, which is hard to imagine when you tour so often."
The World Is A Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid To Die have announced that they'll be touring the east coast and midwest as part of a tour with Deer Leap from March 22nd - April 7th. The band also has several other shows coming up in addition to that tour.
Veteran Canadian alternative rock band Our Lady Peace shows no signs of stopping after two decades in the business. Tickets for their upcoming North American tour went on sale early last week, and almost all of the dates sold out almost immediately. Fans who get to see what the band is calling the "Urban Grind Tour" can expect to see a style that revisits some of the band's pre-'Gravity' albums while new fans can experience what it was that got Our Lady Peace to the forefront of rock music.
Having his American acoustic tour alongside Bob Wayne and Jay Munly in December, and just recently a trek through Australia and New Zealand alongside John Baizely, Scott Kelly's newest U.S. solo tour with support from Eugene S. Robinson (Oxbow) is now underway.
Metal heavyweights Megadeth and Rob Zombie have just announced a co-headlining tour guaranteed to raise the temperature on the planet. The trek-which marks the first time the two bands have toured together-kicks off Friday, May 11th in Holmdel, NJ and encompasses high-profile rock festival appearances including "Rock On The Range" and "Rocklahoma", where the tour wraps on Saturday, May 26th. A list of confirmed dates is below.
Never Shout Never have announced a Spring headlining tour with support from Kurt Travis, Koji, and Bearcat. The tour kicks off in Austin on April 20th and includes an appearance at this year's "The Bamboozle Festival" in NJ before ending in Springfield, MO on May 26th.