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Below is our complete Design The Skyline 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.


Reasons Why Your Band Sucks And Will Never Make It

When I browse around for unsigned bands, it's hard to find one that I like. Mostly since most unsigned bands lack a record deal for a reason. It's that your band just plain sucks horses. There are exceptions and there are bands who never get a record deal who deserved one but most of the time, most bands just suck too much to ever go anywhere.

Here are the main reasons why I've hated nearly all unsigned music that I've listened to. More...

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Design The Skyline Posts Holiday Message To Fans

Design The Skyline just issued this year-end message to fans and announcement about impending new music:

"Seasons greetings everyone, we hope you all are enjoying winter so far. Our next single 'Lotus' is coming out as soon as the video is finished, which is expected to be in the next couple days. Some things are out of our hands and we apologize.

"Though off schedule 'Rebrith' is coming, thank you for your understanding. DTS is currently only two members, Eric Azure & Henry Maneuver. We are doing our best to deliver a quality album you all have been waiting for! Looking forward to 2016."

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Design The Skyline Posts Playthrough Video

Design the Skyline has teamed up with Hails & Horns Magazine to bring fans a dynamic demonstration video. Play along with guitarists Matt and Julien, Dean on bass, and synth player Keebler as they blow through “Destroyer,” from the 2011 release "Nevaeh."

The video can be viewed through Hails & Horns or in the player below.

You can also catch Design the Skyline on a headlining tour beginning this Friday, August 17th in Fort Worth, TX with support from Amyst and Silence the Messenger. Dates are available after the jump. More...

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Design The Skyline Announces Headlining Tour

Design the Skyline has announced a summer tour that will take the band through 19 cities beginning in August. Headlining this tour, the band will be supported by Amyst and Silence the Messenger.

Hailing from Corpus Christi, TX Design the Skyline released Victory Records debut, "Nevaeh," in 2011 and have been touring since. The band's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

8/17 Fort Worth, TX @ Tomcats West
8/18 San Antonio, TX @ The White Rabbit
8/19 El Paso, TX @ Lips Lounge
8/20 Tempe, AZ @ Rocky Point Cantina
8/21 San Diego, CA @Brick By Brick
8/22 Canoga Park, CA @ Cobalt Café
8/24 Ogden, UT @ The Basement
8/25 Englewood, CO @ Mo’s
8/27 Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
8/28 Peoria, IL @ The Brass Rail
8/29 Joliet, IL @ Mojoes
8/30 Fort Wayne, IN @ Broadripple
8/31 Kalkaska, MI @ The Kaliseum
9/1 TBA
9/2 Smithtown, NY @ Smithtown Masonic Temple
9/3 Springfield, VA @ Empire
9/4 Richmond,VA @ Kingdom
9/5 Towson, MD @ Recher Theater
9/6 Trenton, NJ @ Championship

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Victory Records Streaming Free 20 Song Sampler

Victory Records has posted a new 20 song sampler online for streaming, which can be found below. The label also commented:

"Check out our new 20 song music sampler available now on Soundcloud. It features songs from Emmure, A Day To Remember, God Forbid, first listens to brand new tracks from Dr. Acula, A Hero A Fake and These Hearts plus 14 other Victory artists.

"Listen and subscribe now at the Victory Records Soundcloud page or visit our Facebook profile and click on the 'Soundcloud Sampler' Tab." More...

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The Browning Posts U.S. Tour Footage

Texan electronic metallers The Browning have posted a video clip of random happenings on tour while the band was on the road in the U.S. with Design The Skyline and From Atlantis. Check out the March, 2012 tour footage in the player below. You can also find previously posted drum cam footage from The Browning at this location.

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Design The Skyline Announces Headlining Tour

Design the Skyline will be heading out for a string of live headlining performances in the U.S. this Spring. The band will hit 24 cities beginning in March with support from The Browning and From Atlantis.

Design the Skyline is touring in support of the "Nevaeh" album released in 2011. Watch the band discuss each track from the album here. The upcoming tour dates are as follows:

03/10/2012 - Buffalo, NY @ BROADWAY JOE’S
03/11/2012 - Brooklyn, NY @ XPO 929
03/12/2012 - Trenton, NJ @ Championships
03/13/2012 - Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
03/15/2012 - Grand Rapids, MI @ INTERSECTION
03/17/2012 - Portage, IN @ Camelot Hall
03/18/2012 - Crest Hill, IL @ Bada Brew
03/20/2012 - Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
03/21/2012 - Rapid City, SD @ T.R.E.A Bingo Hall
03/22/2012 - Lincoln, NE @ KNICKERBOCKERS
03/23/2012 - Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre
03/24/2012 - Ogden, UT @ The Basement
03/25/2012 - Boise, ID @ The Venue
03/27/2012 - Seattle, WA, @ EL CORAZON
03/28/2012 - Tacoma, WA @ Hell's Kitchen
03/30/2012 - Stockton, CA @ Plea For Peace Center
03/31/2012 - Bakersfield, CA @ The Underground
04/02/2012 - Lancaster, CA @ Industry Theater
04/03/2012 - Scottsdale, AZ @ CHASERS
04/04/2012 - St. Clovis, NM @ K-Otic
04/05/2012 - Lubbock, TX, @ JAKE’S
04/06/2012 - Dallas, TX @ The Boiler Room
04/07/2012 - Spring, TX @ Anchors Church
04/08/2012 - Austin, TX @ Red 7 More...

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The Devastated Announces New Tour Dates

Southern California metallers The Devastated will head out on the "F*ck! All Your Friends Tour" with Dr. Acula, Design the Skyline, and on select dates, In Dying Arms. The tour begins on February 1st in Barrington, IL and wraps up on March 7th in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Fans can expect to hear new material taken from the band's upcoming release,"Devil's Messenger." Big news about the Century Media Records debut will be announced in the coming weeks. In the meantime, two songs from Devil's Messenger have already been released and can be heard on the band's Facebook Page.

Details on the run are as follows:

2/1 - Barrington, IL @ The Penny Road Pub
2/2 - Peoria, IL @ The Brass Rail
2/3 - Des Moines, IA @ Vaudville Mews
2/7 - Ogden, UT @ Mojo's Gallery
2/8 - Boise, ID @ The Venue
2/9 - Seattle, WA @ Studio 7
2/11 - Medford, OR @ Musichead
2/12 - Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk
2/13 - Simi Valley, CA @ Dream 118
2/15 - Las Vegas, NV @ Hypnotic Lounge
2/16 - Mesa, AZ @ The Underground
2/18 - Las Cruces, NM @ Event Center
2/19 - San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
2/20 - Fort Worth, TX @ Tomcats
2/21 - Houston, TX @ Vinyl Junkie
2/22 - Little Rock, AR @ Downtown Music
2/23 - Clarksville, TN @ The Coupe
2/25 - Atlanta, GA @ Swayzes
2/26 - Tampa, FL @ Transition Art Gallery
2/27 - Daytona Beach, FL @ Port Orange Elks
2/28 - Charleston, SC @ Jimbo's Rock Lounge
2/29 - Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero
3/1 - Virginia Beach, VA @ Shakes
3/2 - Richmond, VA @ Kingdoms
3/3 - Viceland, NJ @ Hangar 84
3/4 - Lemoyne, PA @ The Champ
3/5 - Fullerton, PA @ Planet Trog
3/6 - Danbury, CT @ Tuxedo Junction
3/7 - Providence, RI @ PVD Social Club
3/8 - Long Island, NY @ Broadway Bar
3/9 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft

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More Metal Songs Coming To The Rock Band Network

This week the Xbox 360 version of the Rock Band Network is back to seeing a varied list of newly added rock and metal tracks from several genres. The following songs are now available on the Xbox 360 edition:

All Shall Perish - "My Retaliation" (160 MSP)
Design the Skyline - "Break Free From Your Life" (160 MSP)
Fallen Angel - "The Reapers Shall Gather / Arrival" (160 MSP)
Kylesa - "Tired Climb" (160 MSP)
Nevermore - "Without Morals" (160 MSP)
The Bunny the Bear - "Ocean Floor" (160 MSP)
Thunder and Lightning - "Horizon" (160 MSP)

These tracks are coming to the PS3 on 12/6/2011 (North America) and Wednesday, 12/7/2011 (Europe):

Attack Attack! - "Last Breath" ($1.99)
A Day to Remember - "All Signs Point to Lauderdale" ($1.99)

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Victory Records Offers Free Labor Day Compilation

Victory Records is offering a free Labor Day sampler compilation for download on its Facebook Page. You need to "Like" the page to make the download accessible. The tracklisting for the sampler is listed in the image below.

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Design The Skyline Posts New Music Video

Design the Skyline has released a new video for the single "Break Free From Your Life," which is featured off of the recently released album "Nevaeh." Check out the clip below.

Design the Skyline also recently posted a video clip online discussing the frequent negativity and hostility displayed toward the band in online comments. You can find the video here.

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Design The Skyline Addresses Online Negativity

Design the Skyline released the new album "Nevaeh" on August 16th, 2011 through Victory Records. The band has now posted a video clip online addressing the swarm of negativity and comments that continue to maintain a constant presence on the band's social media sites. You can check out the clip below.

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Design The Skyline Discusses Songs From New Album

Design the Skyline has posted a track breakdown clip for the band's new album "Nevaeh," which is due out August 16th. This 5-minute track-by-track analysis video touches on Design the Skyline’s personal connections with the songs on the album, which song was written to address the enormous, widespread reaction of the band, and a whole lot more. You can check out the clip below.

The band also recently posted a lyric video online for the song "Break Free From Your Life," which can be found by heading over here.

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Design The Skyline Posts Lyric Video

Design the Skyline has revealed a lyric video for the band's new single “Break Free From Your Life." You can check out the song in the clip below. The track is featured on the band’s debut album, "Nevaeh," which is due out on August 16th, 2011.

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Just For Fun

Tower Of Gopal Releases Debut Music Video

Magic Bullet Records has posted the following press release online announcing its latest roster acquisition in Tower Of Gopal.

"After a major bidding war with THE NUMBER ONE INDEPENDENT LABEL IN THE WORLD, Altoona, PA’s TOWER OF GOPAL decided in a shocking last minute move to sign with Magic Bullet Records. Literally nobody, save for band members Dani Dangeresque and Stefan Sikkness, saw this one coming and the industry is surely shaken to its core accordingly. You can follow the insanity/phenomenon by adding THIS PROFILE as soon as humanly possible. For now, Magic Bullet is happy to declare VICTORY in signing TOWER OF GOPAL."

The band's debut music video can be found below.

The signing of Tower Of Gopal and its debut music video is a comedic response to the signing of Design the Skyline by Victory Records, which has since went viral and met a largely negative response from heavy music fans.

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Design The Skyline Signs With Victory Records

Victory Records has announced the signing of progressive deathcore act Design the Skyline. A video introduction from the label can be found below followed by the band's debut music video for the track "Surrounded by Silence."

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