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Anathema Announce A First-Ever US Tour For 2013

Now this sure sounds like it’s going to be interesting. Anathema is hitting the good old US of A for the very first time ever in their storied career. Check out the poster, the press release and then we can discuss in a little bit more detail.

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The Press Release:
ANATHEMA ANNOUNCE FIRST EVER US TOUR SUPPORTING RECENT BEST SELLING ALBUM….FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY (July XX, 2013) – Atmospheric rock band Anathema have annouced their HIGHLY anticipated debut US tour with Alcest and Mamiffer in support of their best selling album in the US ‘Weather Systems’. The tour will cross the United States from 9/12- 10/5, jumping into canada 9/16 and 9/17. Anathema have been at the forefront of the UK rock/metal movement for many years. They began their journey as pioneers of melodic heavy music, influencing a myriad of bands to follow them, before outgrowing all genres and limitations as they fearlessly explored new territory and new ways to express feeling through sound.
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The Rockstar Energy Mayhem Fest 2013 Begins Today!!!

It’s finally here. The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest for 2013; Are you excited?

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Chimaira Announces Headlining Tour

One of the things I love most about having the blog for the website is the ability to easily share these touring announcements and while this one came a couple of days ago, I had a stockpile of content lined up so here we are now with the latest from Chimaira. Dig in. I’ll return at the close.

The Press Release:
CHIMAIRA ANNOUNCE HEADLINING TOUR; “Crown Of Phantoms” Available July 30th! CHIMAIRA has announced the “CROWN OF PHANTOMS” tour surrounding their highly anticipated new LP of the same name. Dates will stretch coast to coast in the U.S. with support from THE BROWNING, THREAT SIGNAL and label-mates DARK SERMON.

The Tour Dates:
7/26/13: Springfield, VA @ Empire
7/27/13: Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero
7/28/13: Orlando, FL @ The Social
7/29/13: Jacksonville, FL @ Freebird Live
7/31/13: Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s
8/1/13: Dallas, TX @ Trees
8/2/13: Lubbock, TX @ Jake’s
8/3/13: Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater
8/4/13: Tempe, AZ @ Rocky Point
8/6/13: San Diego, CA @ House Of Blues
8/7/13: Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
8/8/13: Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky
8/9/13: Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst
8/10/13: Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
8/11/13: Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
8/13/13: CO Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
8/14/13: Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
8/15/13: Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s
8/16/13: Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s
8/17/13: Columbus, OH @ Frontier Ranch
8/18/13: Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
8/20/13: Philadelphia, PA @ Theater Of The Living Arts
8/21/13: New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
8/22/13: Boston, MA @ Middle East
8/23/13: Toronto, ON @ Wreck Room
8/24/13: Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall
8/25/13: Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s
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This Just In: Behemoth Cancels Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest Appearances – Noooooooo!!!!!

I’m not one for completely reposting/rehashing press copy but this one needed a quick “get this online” as it would seem the mighty Behemoth has been forced to cancel their appearances on the upcoming Rockstar Mayhem Fest. Their official press release follows the photo and jump…..sigh.

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Behemoth Forced to Cancel Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Appearance

Drummer Inferno undergoes surgery and unable to perform while he recovers

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Metal Sextet Amaranthe Announces 2013 North American Headline Tour

Having been a listener to the talented Amaranthe since their debut album, it’s great to find them coming over to our shores for a headlining run and bringing another band that has been piquing my interest with Kobra and The Lotus. Check out the full press release and dates down below. I’ll come back at the close.

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The Press Release:
After years in waiting, and a short prelude in the form of their 2012 PROGPOWER USA appearance, Swedish/Danish modern metal sextet AMARANTHE are now very excited to announce their very first U.S. headline tour, starting on July 17th in New York City at the Gramercy Theatre! The tour hits several major U.S. cities and more dates are scheduled to be added soon. Support will come from Kobra And The Lotus. Stay tuned to the official AMARANTHE site www.amaranthe.se and the official band Facebook page for updates.

In a statement, the band says, “AMARANTHE are now extremely proud and very excited to announce our very first USA headline tour! After a fantastically successful The Nexus World Tour in Europe and one in Asia, consisting of almost 50 shows, it is now time to bring this monster to the U.S.! The fans across the Atlantic have been very supportive since AMARANTHE’s early demo days, and it has long been a dream for us to properly perform there. The trek will go from east to west, and more than the initially released dates will announced shortly! Support will come from KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, a great up and coming Canadian heavy metal act, and more bands will open for this core package. See all of you American fans in July!”
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