Artist: Bad Wolves
Title: “Zombie” (Single)
Label: Eleven Seven
Release Date: 1/19/2018
The sudden and quite surprising dead of singer Dolores O’Riordan of The Cranberries hit a world of music fans hard since she was not only loved but also only 46 years of age. Her death followed that of the legendary “Fast” Eddie Clarke of the Original Motorhead and left music fans with the mindset of here we go again with the regular passing on of musical greats. Earlier today, I was tooling around in Spotify and saw that the band Bad Wolves had recorded The Cranberries seminal hit “Zombie” and since I had wanted to check them out I felt that this would be the perfect launching point for me. Let’s give their version of the classic tune a listen I said and from the moment it started I was down with it. There is a solemn beginning that might bring a slight Five Finger Death Punch vibe to your mind but its only there for a second as singer Tommy Vext showcases a sonic register across the main verse.
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Here at the Metal Command HQ, we really enjoy what the band Apocalyptica is all about and have documented their releases, tours and overall general announcements when its been possible to do so. Those new to the site can peruse any of those items by clicking HERE. Earlier today the announcement came in about the bands upcoming tour which will celebrate their debut album “Plays Metallica By Four Cellos”. You can check it all out down below.
The Press Release:
On May 10, 1996 Finnish Rockers, APOCALYPTICA, released their epic debut PLAYS METALLICA BY FOUR CELLOS. The instrumental cello-driven rock opus changed the landscape of heavy music for years to come. To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the album, the group re-released it remastered with 3 bonus tracks on July 22, 2016.
Added to this new version was brand new / never-before-released instrumental recordings of “Battery,” “Nothing Else Matters” and “Seek & Destroy.” The album is available on vinyl (2 LP set) for the first time in many years.
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I don’t often laud the praises on a band that I have only heard on one album and seen a single time in concert unless its something truly special and this is the case with the band Nothing More. Caught their very interesting performance a number of months ago and have wanted to see them again but just couldn’t work it out which makes the new touring news a very exciting thing. Check it out below.
The Press Release:
Alt-rock band NOTHING MORE have announced a spring U.S. headline tour kicking off on April 25 in Monroe, Louisiana. The band will be accompanied by BLACK MAP, British rock outfit AS LIONS, and HELL OR HIGHWATER on the 13-city tour hitting markets such as Baton Rouge, New York City, and Fort Wayne. NOTHING MORE is currently in the studio finishing a brand-new album and concert-goers will have an exclusive first taste of the new music performed live. Tickets and VIP packages are currently available for pre-sale and available to the general public on Friday, March 3 at 10 AM local time HERE. Full tour routing below. “We’ve been off the road and in the cave, working tirelessly on the new album for over a year. Now it’s time to let the beast loose and kick a hole in the fucking earth. New songs. New show. See you soon!” –Jonny Hawkins of Nothing More AS LIONS will be joining NOTHING MORE following an 11-day run as direct support to SHINEDOWN and two dates with I PREVAIL. The tour comes fresh off the release of their debut album, SELFISH AGE, out now via Better Noise Records. TOUR DATES NOTHING MORE with BLACK MAP, AS LIONS, and HELL OR HIGHWATER
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Here’s another one for you readers to digest, as it seems like the legendary In Flames will be heading out on a co-headlining run with their label mates Hellyeah for a tour that they are calling the “Forged In Fire” tour. Checl out the poster and the press release that I received along with the dates. I ‘ll return at the close to offer up some added thoughts.
The Press Release:
Swedish metal visionaries IN FLAMES and American metal favorites HELLYEAH announce their 2016 co-headline Forged In Fire Tour of North America, kicking off November 12 in Orlando, FL. Spanning 28 cities across the USA and Canada, the heavy metal tour of the fall will be supported by new bands From Ashes To New and Source on all shows (except Orlando FL).
Tickets will be available for purchase as follows:
Tuesday, September 20 at 10AM local time (Fan club and VIP pre-sale)
Wednesday, September 21 at 10AM local time (Spotify pre-sale)
Thursday, September 22 at 10AM local time (Local market pre-sale)
Friday, September 23 at 10AM local time (Public on-sale)
In conjunction with the tour announcement, IN FLAMES premiered the music video for their first single “The End.” Directed by Patric Ullaeus, the video is infused with pure adrenaline, stepping inside a first-person shooter game and bringing the viewer front and center of exhilarating action and suspense. WATCH the video HERE. Premiering last month via Decibel Magazine “The End” is the first offering from IN FLAMES’ 12th studio LP Battles, out November 11 exclusively via Eleven Seven Music in North America.
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Back in April we discussed the “One Night Only” screening of “KISS Rocks Vegas” and if you didn’t see that post please click HERE so you are up to speed. I bring that one up first because that particular event is happening in a couple of weeks and I am planning on hosting a contest on PiercingMetal that will put a few of my lucky readers into the film screening for free. Now back to my already late news as the other day Fathom Events announced that Motley Crue will also get a screening for “The End” which is their final concert as a band ever. There is a lot to read so check it out below the poster.
The Press Release:
Fathom Events, Live Alliance, Eagle Rock Entertainment and Tenth Street Entertainment Present the Iconic Rock Band’s Epic Final Performance in Select Movie Theaters
NEW YORK – May 11, 2016 – On December 31, 2015, legendary rock icons Mötley Crüe completed their 35-year touring career as a band with a spectacular final concert at Staples Center in their hometown of Los Angeles, CA, just 10 miles from the Sunset Strip where the band’s infamous and decadent career first launched. The band thrilled the sold-out arena with performances of such mega-hits as “Kickstart My Heart,” “Girls, Girls, Girls,” “Home Sweet Home” and “Dr. Feelgood.” While not everyone was able to see their Final Show live, Crüe fans can now catch all the action when Fathom Events, Live Alliance, Eagle Rock Entertainment and Tenth Street Entertainment present “Mötley Crüe: The End” in select U.S. cinemas on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. local time for only one night. In addition to the epic concert footage, cinema audiences will be treated to behind-the-scenes footage of the band’s last global tour.
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