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Below is our complete Pop Evil 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.

"Monster Energy Fort Rock" Fest Lineup Announced

An official announcement has been made concerning the lineup for the 2018 edition of the ‘Monster Energy Fort Rock‘ festival. The Festival will be held at its new home at Markham Park in Sunrise, FL and features the following lineups: More...

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2018 "Las Rageous" Festival Lineup Revealed

The lineup for the 2018 edition of the ‘Las Rageous‘ festival has been unveiled. ‘Las Rageous‘ will be held at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center on April 20th and April 21st. Set to perform next year at the event are the following bands: More...

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Chicago Open Air Day Two

I knew going into Saturday that it'd be in the most incongruous day of the festival since Disturbed were supported on their own tour by a number of hard rock acts which made the overall festival feel a bit disjointed. The heaviest acts on the tour were playing on the second stage while the radio rock acts tackled the main stage. The best way to describe it would be ADHD comorbid with DID.

One of the best parts of Chicago Open Air is that it's actually a place where I could wear arctic camo shorts and not look get weird looks from people. Granted, there are probably some other places. For instance, if I was ever tempted to go hunting in the jungles of Alaska or the frozen tundra of Florida, I'd break them out again. But for the most part, I was never going to wear them anywhere else. More...

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ShipRocked Band Lineup Announced

The initial band lineup has been announced for the eighth edition of ShipRocked, set for January 16th - 20th, 2017 onboard Carnival Victory.

Headliner Breaking Benjamin will join Papa Roach, Alter Bridge, Sevendust, Pop Evil, The Stowaways and more on The Ultimate Rock ‘N’ Roll Cruise as it sails from Miami, FL to Grand Turk in the Turks & Caicos Islands.

ShipRocked 2017 presales are now sold out. Stateroom selection for those guests who made presale deposits will begin Wednesday, May 4 at noon EDT. All remaining staterooms for ShipRocked 2017 will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, May 10th at noon EDT at this location.

“We are super exited to be the headliner for ShipRocked this year,” says Breaking Benjamin’s Benjamin Burnley. “Thanks for rocking out with us!!!”

Echoes Papa Roach vocalist Jacoby Shaddix, "We’re super stoked to come floating on a big boat with all our friends. " More...

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Louder Than Life Festival Lineup Announced

The full lineup and band performance times have been revealed for the first Louder Than Life festival - featuring music, whiskey and "gourmet man food" - on October 4th & 5th at Champions Park near downtown Louisville, Kentucky.

In addition to the band lineup on three stages, the show will include celebrity chef appearances on the Jägermeister Cooking Stage. More than 70 food and beverage vendors will be on hand to help celebrate the bourbon culture and culinary heritage of this unique American city.

General admission and VIP weekend and single day tickets are on sale now at this location. The band's lineup is as follows: More...

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Rockstar Uproar Bands Raise Money For ALS

At a Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival show this week, Pop Evil took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge during the group’s performance on the Rockstar Energy Drink Main Stage.

Pop Evil’s lead singer Leigh Kakaty took the challenge while the rest of the band followed up backstage as soon as they walked off stage. Check out the video below.

After completing the challenge, Pop Evil nominated the bands Theory of a Deadman, Five Finger Death Punch and D.M.C. (Darryl McDaniels from Run-D.M.C.).

Pop Evil's Leigh Kakaty said, "It feels good to be able to give back in more ways than just music."

Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival producers, crew members, and the bands on the tour pulled together to make personal donations of over $4000 to ALS.

Uprorar Festival producer John Oakes commented, "ALS is a terrible disease. I think the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is an amazing viral marketing effort that has driven a massive amount of awareness and additional fundraising to the ALS Association. I am happy we were able to pull together and make a donation. I encourage others to take the challenge and most importantly, donate."

For more information about ALS, visit this location and to donate to the ALS Association, head over here. More...

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Glamour Of The Kill Returning To The U.S.

England's Glamour Of The Kill will return to the U.S. supporting the release of "Savages," due out May 13th, 2014. The band will head out on the road with Escape The Fate and label-mates Pop Evil and Avatar. Dates can be found at this location.

"We are more than excited that our second full length Savages will be released to the GOTK family in America!" says vocalist Davey Richmond. The last time the band performed on American soil was in 2012. Richmond continues, "We are so proud of this record and can't wait for everyone to hear it and learn the words!"

The new album's track listing is as follows:

1. Break
2. Second Chance
3. The Only One
4. Live For The Weekend
5. A Freak Like Me
6. Heartbreaker
7. Rescue Me
8. Leave It All Behind
9. A Beautiful Day To Die
10. Tears Of The Sun
11. Welcome To Hell More...

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The Rockstar Ramblings: Mama Horny

Q: What happens when you cross a KISS cover with a drug deal and a horny mother? A: Random dog petting and a dildo. Welcome to this week’s videos. More...

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Pop Evil Posts "Deal With The Devil" Video

Pop Evil has debuted a brand new video for "Deal With The Devil" this week, which can be viewed in the YouTube player below.

Directed by Johan Carlen, the video for "Deal With The Devil" is the second installment of a 3-part series working in reverse, with the final piece "Trenches" released previously.

Pop Evil released "Onyx" earlier this year, the band's third studio and most notably the highest selling record the band has released in its first week out. The single "Trenches" climbed to #1 on the Active Rock and Mainstream Rock Charts and held steady in that spot for 3 consecutive weeks.

In 2012, Pop Evil played over 250 shows and shared the stage with Godsmack, Three Days Grace, and Sevendust. More...

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Pop Evil Reveals "Onyx" Details

Pop Evil has revealed the album cover, track listing, and pre-order bundle info for the forthcoming LP "Onyx," due out May 14th, 2013. Pre-orders are available here, and the track listing is:

1. Goodbye My Friend
2. Deal with the Devil
3. Trenches
4. Torn to Pieces
5. Divide
6. Beautiful
7. Silence & Scars
8. Sick Sense
9. Fly Away
10. Behind Closed Doors
11. Welcome to Reality
12. Flawed More...

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Five Finger Death Punch Headline Trespass America

Introducing Trespass America, a newly-minted music festival set on revitalizing the metal scene with some of the most current and credible bands in hard rock/metal. A co-production with Trespass America and Metal Hammer, the biggest metal magazine in the U.K., the tour kicks off July 13 at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado, and will cover 31 cities in two months between July and August with stops across the United States. Ticket on-sales begin this Friday, April 27.

Opening the show will be newcomers Battlecross, the most-played new band on the SiriusXM channel, "Liquid Metal." New Jersey monsters God Forbid, who just released a brand new album "Equilibrium," will stir up the circle pits with new songs and hits spanning their long career. Deathcore masters Emmure are coming out swinging in support of their new album, "Slave to the Game." Michigan's Pop Evil will carry the torch of grassroots hard rock to the crowd, while the melodic guitar thrash of Trivium and the reunited lineup of metalcore legends Killswitch Engage will bring a crushing intensity to Trespass America. More...

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Pop Evil Streams New Album Online

POP EVIL is streaming their new record "War Of Angels" in its entirety as an AOL Music Listening Party feature. You can listen to the album here.

"War Of Angles" was released today, July 5th and debuted at #1 on the iTunes rock chart.

The video for their brand new track "Monster You Made" was shot in Chicago with critically acclaimed director Robby Starbuck. "We are very excited to release "Monster You Made" as the follow up single to 'Last Man Standing.' This song depicts what 'War of Angels' is all about! Nothing puts a bigger smile on our face then getting the chance to say July 5th marks 'War of Angels' release day!" says front man Leigh Kakaty.

Pop Evil is heading out on a summer U.S. tour in a couple days. Here are the latest tour dates: More...

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Drowning Pool Announces New Tour Dates

Hard rockers Drowning Pool have revealed the dates for its upcoming headline tour of the United States. Support on the trek will come from Trust Company, Static Cycle, Pop Evil and Anew Revolution. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below:

03/12 Houston, TX – Scout Bar
03/13 Abilene, TX – Lucky Mule Saloon
03/14 Lubbock, TX – Jake’s
03/16 Farmington, NM – Top Deck
03/17 Denver, CO – Summit
03/18 Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep
03/19 Casper, WY – Grand Ballroom
03/22 Billings, MT – Shrine Aud.
03/24 Fargo, ND – The Venue
03/25 Rochester, MN – Wicked Moose
03/26 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
03/29 Milwaukee, WI – Rave Ballroom
03/30 Chicago, IL – House of Blues
04/01 Dayton, OH – Maguffys
04/02 Flint, MI – Machine Shop
04/03 Battle Creek, MI – Planet Live
04/06 Indianapolis, IN – 8 Seconds Saloon
04/08 Ft Wayne, IN – Pierre’s
04/09 Traverse City, MI – Ground Zero
04/11 Charleston, SC – The Southern Bell
04/13 West Palm Beach, FL – Roxy’s
04/14 Jacksonville, FL – The Pit
04/15 Tampa, FL – State Theatre

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Judas Priest Announces Further Tour Dates

Heavy metal gods Judas Priest has announced some more shows for their upcoming tour of North America. The band will be giving fans a special treat this year as they perform their classic "British Steel" album in its entirety. Joining them on the tour will be Whitesnake along with Pop Evil on selected shows.

The tour schedule is now as follows:

29 - Murat Centre - Indianapolis, IN *

July 1 - The Family Arena - St. Charles, MO *
July 2 - Summerfest, Harley Davidson Stage - Milwaukee, WI *
July 3 - Taste Of Minnesota at Harriet Island - St. Paul, MN
July 5 - Chevrolet Theatre - Wallingford, CT (New Date)
July 7 - Comcast Center - Mansfield, MA
July 8 - CMAC - Canandaigua, NY
July 9 - Molson Amphitheatre - Toronto, ON
July 11 - PNC Banks Arts Center - Holmdel, NJ
July 12 - Nikon At Jones Beach Theater - Wantagh, NY
July 14 - Time Warner Cable Amphitheatre - Cleveland, OH *
July 15 - DTE Eneryg Music Theater - Clarkston, MI
July 17 - Moondance Jam 18 - Walker, MN *
July 18 - Rockfest/Chippewa Valley Music - Cadott, WI
July 19 - Charter One Pavilion - Chicago, IL
July 21 - PNC Pavilion (Riverbend Music) - Cincinnati, OH
July 22 - Nashville Municipal Auditorium - Nashville, TN
July 24 - Verizon Wireless Theatre - Houston, TX
July 25 - Freeman Coliseum - San Antonio, TX
July 26 - Concrete Street Amphitheatre - Corpus Christi, TX
July 29 - California Mid-State Fair - Paso Robles, CA *
July 31 - Sleep Train Pavilion - Concord, CA
August 1 - Sleep Train Amphitheatre - Marysville, CA
August 2 - Gibson Amphitheatre - Universal City, CA
August 4 - SDSU OPen Air Theatre - San Diego, CA
August 5 - Pacific Amphitheatre - Oc Fair - Costa Mesa, CA
August 7 - Dodge Theater - Phoenix, AZ
August 8 - Thomas & Mack Center - Las Vegas, NV
August 10 Sandia casino - Albuquerque, NM
August 11 - Red Rock Amphitheatre - Morrison, CO
August 13 - Nokia Live Theater - Grand Prairie, TX
August 15 - St Augustine Amphitheatre - St. Augustine, FL
August 16 - St. Pete Times Forum - Tampa, FL
August 17 - Seminole Hard Rock Arena - Hollywood, FL *
August 19 - Germain Arena - Estero, FL *
August 20 - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre At Encore Park - Alpharetta, GA
August 22 - Merriweather Post Pavilion - Columbia, MD
August 23 - Meadowbrook US Cellular Pavilion - Gilford, NH (New Date)

(* no Pop Evil)

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