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Of Mice & Men Announce Winter 2018 Headline Tour

OMAM is one of the bands that I still have to catch in action and as we all come out of our food comas after the Thanksgiving holiday, its great to share the news about the bands upcoming headlining tour. Check out the poster and press release below. There is also the run of dates so get that calendar open.

The Press Release:
Fresh off the announcement of the January 19, 2018 drop date for their new album “Defy”, Of Mice & Men —vocalist/bassist Aaron Pauley, guitarist Alan Ashby, drummer Valentino Arteaga, and guitarist Phil Manansala— have revealed their Winter 2018 tour plans and have shared the title track from the forthcoming record. Listen to “Defy” here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvpK0sfq2ck) .

The band will embark on a headline run this winter, with Blessthefall, Cane Hill, Fire From the Gods, and Mscw in tow. The trek kicks off in Santa Cruz on February 1 and runs through March 7 in San Diego. All tour dates are below. Tickets and VIP packages go on sale Wednesday, November 29 at 10am local time. Tickets and VIP packages will be available here (http://www.ofmicetickets.com/) .

Regarding the new track, Pauley said, “To defy means to challenge the power of; resist boldly or openly. Our song ‘Defy’ is all about digging your heels in, and being defiant towards feelings of hopelessness, and defining yourself in the process.”

The song, which is also the album opener, premiered on Sunday night on Daniel P. Carter’s Rock Show on BBC Radio 1. It provides a clarion call for the new record. Hinging on gnashing guitars and an anthemic and empowering chant, the song sees the band embrace its roots, while further sharpening its songwriting.
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The Dotted Line: Sevendust Signs To Rise Records

Here’s a little bit of news from the Sevendust camp that is sure to generate some interest in the hearts of their worldwide fans. Check out the full press copy below and I will close with some thoughts afterwards.

The Press Release:
Heavy metal legends Sevendust have inked a new record deal with Rise Records. Coming off the success of their last album Kill The Flaw, a record that brought the band their highest album sales chart position of their career, Sevendust join the an impressive roster of labelmates that includes Five Finger Death Punch, Of Mice & Men, Silverstein and PVRIS to name a few. Sevendust is comprised of iconic vocalist Lajon Witherspoon, the dual-guitar attack of John Connolly and Clint Lowery, and the driving rhythm section of Vince Hornsby on bass and Morgan Rose on drums.

“Signing Sevendust is definitely one of the highlights of my career. I’m honored to work with an artist with a legacy as great as theirs, and I’m really excited to work with them on the forthcoming album,” explains Craig Ericson, Founder of Rise Records.

“For Sevendust, it was important to find a label that understood where we’ve been and have some new ideas and strategies on where we can go. Through our 20 years playing together, we have garnered the best fans in the world that have become our extended family. Rise from the very beginning explained a very unique game plan to us that we feel like is going to help us celebrate our die hard Sevendust fans and expose us to new ones,” explains guitarist John Connolly. “There is an excitement we feel just knowing the Rise team is going to be behind this new chapter of our career”
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Like Moths To Flames Announce 2017 Tour

There’s a pretty heavy storm brewing over the East Coast parts where we keep our Metal Command but with the signals strong on that Internet stuff, its letting me keep you apprised on the tour announcements which never stop for anything. This one gives you the insight about the upcoming run by Like Moths To Flames who will be hitting the road with Sworn In and more. Dig it.

The Press Release:
LIKE MOTHS TO FLAMES ANNOUNCE U.S. TOUR – BAND HITTING THE ROAD WITH SWORN IN + MORE THIS MARCH – CURRENTLY IN THE STUDIO WITH ERIK RON

Like Moths To Flames are having an incredibly productive 2017 and the year has only just begun. In addition to being in the studio with producer Erik Ron (Panic! At the Disco, Crown the Empire) and working on its next album due out via Rise Records in 2017, the band will embark on a U.S. tour with Sworn In. The tour runs from March 15 through March 26 and includes an appearance at the annual So What? Festival. Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, January 25 at 12pm local time. The tour also features My Enemies & I, Cover Your Tracks, and BackWordz.
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The Devil Wears Prada Announces “The Rise Up Tour” For Fall 2016

As is to be expected, the slowly making its way to an end Summer is bringing out a hefty amount of Fall tour dates and this latest one outlines the plans for the band The Devil Wears Prada who are embarking on their “The Rise Up Tour”. They’ve got some solid supporting acts for this one and you can see the official press release and dates below the poster that I have placed right here for you. Check it out.

Tour - The Devil Wears Prada - Rise Up Tour 2016

The Press Release:
LOS ANGELES, CA – (TUESDAY, August 2, 2016) — The Devil Wears Prada will hit the road this fall, co-headlining “The Rise Up Tour” with Memphis May Fire. Silverstein will Special Guest* and Like Moths to Flames will open all dates. The tour kicks off in Denver on October 11 and will take the bands cross-country, wrapping up in Berkeley, CA on November 4. Tickets go on sale this Friday, August 8. Visit tdwpband.com and memphismayfire.com for all ticketing info.

For these dates, TDWP – Mike Hranica (vocals), Jeremy DePoyster (rhythm guitar, clean vocals), Andy Trick (bass) and Kyle Sipress (guitar) will be joined by drummer Giuseppe Capolupo. The band’s set list will feature songs from the vast bulk of their entire five-album, two-EP catalogue. The Devil Wears Prada’s upcoming album Transit Blues (Rise Records) is due out October 7.
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“Star Wars Main Theme” (Single) by Galactic Empire

Artist: Galactic Empire
Title: “Star Wars: Main Theme” (Single)
Label: Independent Artist
Release Date: 12/17/2015
Genre: Intergalactic Hard Rock
Rating: 3.5/5

A few months ago there was a pretty healthy buzz going on for probably one of the weirdest bands I had learned about in some time, and this is coming from a guy who has interest in bands that dress like monsters and various anime characters. I am talking about the guys in Galactic Empire and I shared their video right here on the website in a post that you can review HERE. Now I just wanted to talk a little more about the accompanying single for the video since it is straight music without no dialogue like we found in the video clip. Here we go.
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