Readers of my words will often find me saying how cool I think my Media Metropolis is because we have lots of cool places and interesting goings on happening almost every day. One of the cool places is the relatively new Sony Square which is located just off of Madison Square Park and connected to the Sony Music label. In Sony Square, they often host band signings and meet and greets such as the Judas Priest one that I attended last year (seen HERE in case you missed that). Now, in the early days of February, a small group of fans of the band New Years Day will be treated to an exclusive acoustic performance and a meet and greet. Check out the cool poster below.
Artist: New Years Day Title: “Skeletons” (Single) Label: Red Music Release Date: 11/8/2018 Genre: Alternative Hard Rock Rating: 4/5
It feels like forever ago that I gave you readers an overview of the “Diary Of A Creep” EP that New Years Day had released this past February and if you didn’t see that review please click HERE to be on point with me. It was a covers album with one new song, and I did enjoy it. Fast forward to now, the band is on the road with In This Moment and Halestorm and they will be hitting New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom in a couple of weeks. As no new album is ready to dish out to fans, they’ve teased us with a brand-new single in “Skeletons” which comes at us digitally and under the Red Music banner. I launched the track on Spotify to give you some thoughts about it. Here we go. Continue reading “Skeletons” (Single) by New Years Day→
Though the summer might be in the throes of making us melt, some of the tour announcements are even hotter. Let’s take this one by Halestorm and In This Moment for instance. Check out the full press release and dates beneath the poster below.
The Press Release:
Grammy-winning hard rock band Halestorm and Atlantic/Roadrunner band In This Moment announced today a third leg of their all-female fronted tour, with New Year’s Day supporting. The new dates begin November 16thin Norfolk, VA, and run through December 16th, wrapping in St. Petersburg, FL.
“You asked for it, and now you’re gonna get it,” said Halestorm frontwoman Lzzy Hale. “I’m so excited to announce the third leg with my empowering, beautifully Vicious women! Three tours and we don’t show any signs of slowing! We are joined by our friends in In This Moment and New Years Day starting in November! Get your tickets now because you don’t want to miss this!”
“We are so beyond excited to be announcing the third leg of such an empowering and beautiful tour,” said Maria Brink of In This Moment. “We knew after completing the first leg that this was something people were going to be paying attention to, and it felt strong, it felt powerful, and it felt liberating. I am so excited to see everybody at the upcoming shows!” Continue reading Halestorm and In This Moment Announce Additional Tour Dates→
Artist: New Years Day Title: “Diary Of A Creep” Label: Century Media Records Release Date: 2/23/2018 Genre: Alternative Hard Rock Rating: 4/5
It’s been a minute since I’ve looked into the doings and brewing’s of the band New Years Day, so I was rather excited to dig into this new EP offering called “Diary Of A Creep”. The extended play comes care of the Century Media Records label and is one brand-new original song along with five covers. Generally speaking, the idea of cover albums has grown boring for me, but I’ve opened up on them a little more of late since they are not coming out as often as they used to. There was a time a few short years ago where almost every artist was dishing out a covers album and too much just makes a unique idea stale. The new track is called “Disgust Me” and I loved the overall groove of this one and had to say that there were points when Ash reminded me of Maria Brink of In This Moment. With that band no longer on CMR, perhaps NYD will rise in the ranks to be that sort of band for their roster. Continue reading “Diary Of A Creep” by New Years Day→
Greetings from Toy Fair 2018; I’m deeply entrenched in the massive Toy Industry Only event over at Javits Center but during a breather I saw this email tour announcement and said let’s get this online fast and furious. Here we go.
The Press Release:
Atlantic recording group Halestorm have announced details of a milestone North American tour showcasing all female-fronted hard rock outfits. The dates —co-headlined by Roadrunner recording group In This Moment— begins April 30 at Houston, TX’s White Oak Music Hall — Lawn and then travels through mid-May. See below itinerary.
Support throughout the trek comes from special guests New Years Day and Stitched Up Heart.
The tour will include stops at a number of upcoming festivals and state fairs, including Jacksonville, FL’s Rockville 2018 (April 27); Fort Lauderdale, FL’s Fort Rock (April 28); and Charlotte, NC’s Carolina Rebellion (May 5). For ticket information and VIP packages, please go here.
“We’ve been wanting to put together a tour like this for a long time,” says Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale. “We are a few of the hardest working women in rock, so the fact that we are all on the same stage every night is something not to be missed! We support and love each other, and we are representing our genre. This lineup is a beautiful display of what it means to be a strong female example for rock fans everywhere.” Continue reading In This Moment & Halestorm Announce Co-Headlining Tour→