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Below is our complete Texas Hippie Coalition news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.
Currently in the midst of a U.S. run with Theory of A Deadman, Fozzy now announces "The Cinderblock Party Tour," a headlining run in support of new single and title track of the "Do You Wanna Start A War" album.
The Cinderblock Party Tour is a 19 date trek kicking off in Flint, MI on November 20th with special guests Texas Hippie Coalition and Shaman's Harvest. A full set of dates can be seen below.
In other news, Fozzy is proud and honored to announce the addition of Jeff Rouse as their new bass player. Jeff is an incredible musician and singer who has spent the last decade playing in Duff McKagen's Loaded and is also the lead singer and guitar player in The Guessing Game. After former bassist Paul DiLeo amicably and mutually parted ways with Fozzy last May, Jeff stepped in and immediately injected his amazing musicianship and electrifying stage presence into Fozzy's already critically acclaimed live show.
"I'm stoked to have been asked to join Fozzy and to hit the road to support 'Do You Wanna Start A War!' Can't wait to see everyone out there!" Rouse said.
Fozzy guitarist and main songwriter Rich Ward comments, "The first time I saw Jeff play with Duff McKagen's Load, it was immediately apparent that I was watching a special talent. He's a pocket player with killer tone and amazing stage presence. One of the few total package musicians that I have ever known and it's an honor to call him a bandmate and more importantly, my brother."
Singer Chris Jericho says, "I'm very excited to welcome Jeff into the band. His attitude, energy, charisma and playing skills instantly make Fozzy a better band and we are looking forward to a long, prosperous and sexy relationship with him!" More...
Texas Hippie Coalition has issued the following announcement about bassist John Exall being hospitalized:
"THC family and friends: John has had to be hospitalized for pneumonia and a severe infection on his left lung. He will be held for at least three days while his doctors work to get him healthy.
"Unfortunately this means we have to cancel our show tomorrow in Lubbock. We sincerely apologize, but have to make John our priority right now. You can still catch Saliva and Wayne Static tomorrow night at Jake’s Backroom.
"Take a little time today if you could, and say a prayer for our Brother John. Lots of love from the Caolition will help him through it. Thanks to all of you for your understanding, and we'll see you soon." More...
The Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival has now revealed the lineup for the 2014 tour, which kicks of July 5th and will feature four stages.
The lineup will feature: Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Asking Alexandria, Trivium, Cannibal Corpse, Suicide Silence, Body Count Featuring ICE T, Miss May I, Emmure, Mushroomhead, Texas Hippie Coalition, Veil Of Maya, Upon A Burning Body, Darkest Hour, Ill Nino, Wretched, Islander, King 810 and Erimha.
Dates are as follows:
July 05 San Bernardino, CA San Manuel Amphitheater
July 06 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
July 08 Auburn, WA White River Amphitheatre
July 09 Nampa, ID Idaho Center Amphitheatre
July 11 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion
July 12 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheatre
July 14 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
July 15 Maryland Heights, MO Verizion Wireless Amphitheater
July 17 Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
July 18 Milwaukee, WI Eagle's Ballroom ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK TASTE OF MAYHEM
July 19 Noblesville, IN Klipsch Music Center
July 20 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Ampitheatre
July 23 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
July 24 Mansfield, MA Xfinity Theatre
July 25 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
July 26 Burgettstown, PA First Niagara Pavilion
July 27 Hartford, CT Xfinity Theatre
July 29 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake PAC
July 30 Wantagh, NY Nikon Theater at Jones Beach
August 01 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
August 02 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion
August 03 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
August 05 Atlanta, GA Lakewood Amphitheatre
August 07 Oklahoma City, OK OKC Downtown Airpark
August 09 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
August 10 The Woodlands, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion More...
Under Hollywood-based producer Bob Marlette (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rob Zombie), Anti-Mortem’s new album "New Southern" is going to be released April 25th. Leading up to the release they’re heading out on tour at the end of this month opening for Texas Hippie Coalition. Here are those tour dates:
03/28/14 The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA
03/29/14 Ground Zero - Spartanburg, SC
03/30/14 Ziggys - Wilmington, NC
04/01/14 Empire - West Springfield, VA
04/02/14 Theatre of the Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA
04/03/14 Sound Stage - Baltimore, MD
04/04/14 Webster Underground - Hartford, CT
04/05/14 The Loft @ The Chance - Poughkeepsie, NY
04/06/14 The Palladium Upstairs - Worcester, MA
04/08/14 Revolution – Amityville (Long Island), NY
04/09/14 Altar Bar - Pittsburgh, PA
04/10/14 The Machine Shop - Flint, MI
04/11/14 Another Hole In The Wall - Steger, IL
04/12/14 POV's - Spring Lake Park, MN
04/13/14 Route 20 Outhouse - Racine, WI
04/15/14 Wooly's - Des Moines, IA
Rocklahoma will rock the Midwest with a lineup featuring Kid Rock, Five Finger Death Punch, Staind, Twisted Sister, Deftones, Motörhead, and many more from May 23rd - 25th at “Catch the Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor, OK. The three-day camping festival is presented by Bud Light.
The current band lineup for the 8th Rocklahoma is as follows: Kid Rock, Five Finger Death Punch, Staind, Twisted Sister, Deftones, Seether, Motörhead, Jackyl, Filter, Black Label Society, Theory of a Deadman, Killswitch Engage, Skid Row, All That Remains, Tom Keifer of Cinderella, Hellyeah, Kix, Down, Pop Evil, Adelitas Way, Black Stone Cherry, Trivium, Texas Hippie Coalition, The Pretty Reckless, Thousand Foot Krutch, Redlight King, Skindred, KYNG, We As Human, Nothing More, Devour the Day, Heaven’s Basement, Gemini Syndrome, Butcher Babies, Eve to Adam, Truckfighters, Killer Dwarfs, Bai Bang, Lynam, ASKA, Black Tora, Firstryke, Mystery, Nasty Habit, Sleepy Hollow, Wicked, Down & Dirty, Loveblast, Ruff Justice, Ratchet Dolls, Ragdoll, Dellacoma, Chaotic Resemblance, Scattered Hamlet, Siren, Mach22, Tempt, London's Dungeon, Mine Enemies Fall, The Chimpz, Sleepwalking Home, Well Hung Heart, Framing The Red, Blackwater Rebellion, Dryver, and Dirty Crush.
“I initially questioned whether or not we would be able to top last year’s Rocklahoma lineup this time around,” says Joe Litvag, Rocklahoma’s co-executive producer for AEG Live. “But with some of the biggest names in the rock world today like Kid Rock, Five Finger Death Punch, Seether and Deftones playing alongside Rocklahoma legends like Twisted Sister, Jackyl, Tom Kiefer of Cinderella and Kix, there is not a doubt in my mind that we just raised the bar! Memorial Day Weekend will never be the same!”
Dee Snider of Twisted Sister explains: "I view this festival as sort of a ‘Royal Rumble’ of rock; it's every band for itself, each trying to claim the belt. When Twisted Sister is done that night, the promoters are going to need to change the name of the event to 'I Wanna Rocklahoma'!"
Staind’s Mike Mushok also says, "Totally stoked to play Rocklahoma again! I'm looking forward to a great day of music shared with some amazing fans!”
Full details and ticket information can be found online at this location.
The Rock On The Range festival will bring the likes of Guns N’ Roses, Avenged Sevenfold, Kid Rock and many more to Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH on May 16, 17 & 18.
To guarantee that festival-goers will experience true, blistering heavy metal during this monumental weekend, Bay Area thrash legends Exodus are also confirmed to bring on the brutality, Saturday, May 17th!
Gary Holt states, “Exodus is super fired up to announce our participation in the year’s Rock On The Range! It’s our honor to share the stage with so many amazing artists and we will do our best to see to it that shit hits the proverbial fan when we take the stage!”
The full lineup consists of: More...
Former Misfits guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein will head out with Danzig on the second leg of the Danzig 25 tour.
The second leg of the tour will again feature a special Misfits set and also includes openers Butcher Babies, Texas Hippie Coalition, and A Pale Horse Named Death. The tour kicks off on September 13th with a performance at Riotfest in Chicago, IL, and picks back up again on October 8th in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The tour closes in San Francisco, CA on Halloween night.
Just before his Los Angeles performance with Danzig next Friday, August 30th at Gibson Amphitheatre, Doyle will take part in an exclusive signing at Guitar Center Hollywood on Thursday, August 29th from 3:00-4:00PM. Guitar Center Hollywood is located at 7425 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA. Digipak copies of "Abominator" will be available for sale and fans will have the opportunity to get their CD signed by Doyle himself. More...
A Pale Horse Named Death has confirmed the band will be hitting the road this fall supporting Danzig. APHND will appear alongside Texas Hippie Coalition and Butcher Babies on all dates.
The tour is set to kick off October 8th in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and run through October 31st in San Francisco, CA. More dates may be added shortly. Tickets go on sale for fan club members today and for the general public on Friday August 23rd and Saturday August 24th.
A Pale Horse Named Death released sophomore album "Lay My Soul to Waste" earlier this Spring via Steamhammer/SPV. More...
Hammerfest 2013 has just announced that along with St. Vitus, the festival line-up has just added legendary band Killing Joke. Angel Witch and a veritable who's who of metal will also be appearing at the Hammerfest 4 festival, which will take place on March 14th-16th at Haven Hafan y Môr Holiday Park, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, North Wales. Below is the current full line-up of bands appearing, with more information available over at the Hammerfest 4 website.
M-Pire of Evil
Texas Hippie Coalition
Def Con One
Commander In Chief
Sacred Mother Tongue
Line of Fire
Bull Riff Stampede
Black Acid Souls
Fire in the Empire
After releasing a lyric video for the new single "Turn It Up," Texas Hippie Coalition has now posted a full music video for the track. Check out the video in the player available below. "Turn It Up" comes off the band's new album "Peacemaker." To find out more about the album, check out our recent interview with front man Big Dad Ritch at this location.
Texas Hippie Coalition has released a third behind the scenes clip online for the band's new album "Peacemaker," which can be viewed below. You can also find the last video in the series over at this location, or watch the band's lyric video for "Turn It Up" right here.
Texas Hippie Coalition, which recently released a lyric video for the track "Turn it Up," has now posted another making-of clip from the creation of the band's new album "Peacemaker."
In the video available below, watch Big Dad Ritch and producer Bob Marlette discuss the evolution of the album and band.
Texas Hippie Coalition will be releasing the new single "Turn It Up" tomorrow via iTunes and Amazon, and the band has now made the song available online as a lyric video. Check out the track below.
Texas Hippie Coalition has posted the third part in a series of behind-the-scenes clip from the creation of the band's third album "Peacemaker" and follow-up to the "Rollin'" release (reviewed here).
In this new clip, available below, Big Dad Ritch lays down some vocals. You can also check out the last studio video clip at this location. The "Peacemaker" album is set for release later this summer.
Denison, Texas based act Texas Hippie Coalition has checked in with the following brief announcement about canceling the band's previously scheduled show tonight in Lafayette:
"Because of problems with our RV, we are forced to cancel tonight's show in Layfayette, IN. We're sincerely apologize and we'll see yall soon!"
You can check out the band's upcoming touring itinerary by heading over to the official Texas Hippie Coalition Facebook profile at this location. A review of the band's "Rollin" album is also available by navigating here.
After a year of touring and promoting sophomore album "Rollin" (reviewed here), Texas Hippie Coalition recently headed into the studio to give a song from the album a little shake-up. The song, "Beg (The 420 Recording)," has been re-recorded and remastered, giving it a completely different sound from the original version.
"While on tour, playing songs from the album night after night, one of the tunes from Rollin’ began to shift forms," says vocalist Big Dad Ritch. "So we went into the studio between shows and re-recorded Beg - taking a different approach this time. It turned out even better than we expected, and the label decided to throw it's weight behind the track and get it out to the fans."
Guitarist Randy Cooper adds, "The song is a favorite from the album. Fans so far have really dug the 420 version at our shows."
You can listen to a sample from the re-recorded track by heading over to this location, or catch Texas Hippie Coalition live on the following dates:
8/27 - Miami, OK Rock Allegiance Tour, Buffalo Run Casino
9/1 - Chillicothe, OH Easy Riders Rodeo
9/9 - Davis, OK Arbuckle Ballroom
9/10 - Alva, OK Red's Place
9/12 - Las Vegas, NV The Crown Theater/Rio Hotel
9/15 - Davenport, IA Redstone Room at the River Music Experience
9/16 - Merriam, KS Aftershock
9/17 - Glendale Heights, IL Shark City
9/18 - Covington, KY The Mad Hatter
9/20 - Fredricksburgh, VA Q Balls Billiards
9/21 - Sarver, PA Peter B's
9/23 - Rochester, NY Montage Music Hall
9/24 - Tupper Lake, NY Old Northern Pub
9/28 - Worcester, MA The Lucky Dog
9/29 - Seabrook, NH Chop Shop
9/30 - Auburn, ME Club Texas