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Coming on the heels of last month’s U.S. tour with Powerman 5000 and (HED) PE, California hard rock outfit Sunflower Dead is pleased to announce the group has tapped Dave Fortman (Evanescence, Slipknot, Mudvayne, Godsmack) and Mikey Doling (Snot, Gemini Syndrome) to produce an upcoming full-length album.
Recording will officially start this November, with the album release scheduled for next year. Co-producer Dave Fortman states: "I am very much looking forward to producing the new Sunflower Dead record along with longtime friend and producer Mikey Doling. This record will be a great experience for all involved." More...
Long Beach, CA hard rock band Sunflower Dead just released a brand new music video for the re-mixed version of the track “Wasted” via Blank TV. Check it out below.
"Wasted" was re-imagined and mixed by Eddie Wohl, known for his work with bands like Fuel, Anthrax, and Ill Nino, and mastered by Maor Applebaum. This new version of “Wasted” is not available for purchase yet, but will become available beginning August 19th.
Sunflower Dead is currently on tour with headliners Powerman 5000 and (Hed) PE. The tour visits 27 U.S. cities throughout the month of August, coming to a close in Grand Rapids, MI on August 30th. Dates are available after the jump. More...
Long Beach, CA hard rock act Sunflower Dead has announced a tour with headliners Powerman 5000 and (Hed) PE, which kicks off tonight in Sauget, IL.
The tour visits 27 U.S. cities throughout the month of August, coming to a close in Grand Rapids, MI on August 30th. The tour also features a stop at DirtFest in Birch Run, MI on August 9th.
8/1 - Sauget, IL @ Pop’s
8/2 - Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater
8/3 - Omaha, NE @ Sokol Auditorium
8/4 - Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s
8/5 - Ringle, WI @ Q&Z Expo Center
8/6 - Turtle Lake, WI @ St Croix Casino
8/7 - Found Du Lac, WI @ The Shack Event Center
8/8 - Kokomo, IN @ Centerstage
8/9 - Birch Run, MI @ Dirt Fest @ Birch Run Expo Center
8/10 - Mishawka, IN @ Smith’s Downtown
8/12 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
8/13 - Rochester, NY @ Main Street Armoury
8/14 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
8/15 - Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater
8/16 - Worcester, MA @ Paladium
8/17 - Portland, ME @ Asylum
8/19 - South Burlington, VT @ Venue
8/20 - Patchogue, NY @ The Emporium
8/21 - New York, NY @ BB Kings
8/22 - Hagerstown, MD @ Hard Times Cafe
8/23 - Columbus, OH @ Al Rosa Villa
8/24 - Geneva On The Lake, OH @ Cove Nite Club
8/26 - Hardeeville, SC @ Music Vault
8/27 - Jacksonville, NC @ Hooligan’s
8/28 - Hickory, NC @ The Wizard Saloon
8/29 - Newport, KY @ Thompson House
8/30 - Grand Rapids, MI @ The Stache @ The Intersection
Sunflower Dead is pleased to announce that the band will be joining Hurt on several tour dates this fall. The run kicks off on October 24th in Green Bay, WI, and will finish on November 2nd in Flint, MI. Dates are as follows:
10/24 Green Bay, WI @ Green Bay Distillery
10/25 Madison, WI @ RSR Stage (The Annex)
10/26 Toledo, OH @ Headliners
10/27 Jackson, MI @ Raks Sports Bar
10/28 Warren, MI @ The Ritz
10/29 Muskegon, MI @ Club Envy
10/31 Lima, OH Harry's @ Hideaway
11/1 Marion, OH Tink's @ Rockhouse
11/2 Flint, MI @ Machine Shop
Sunflower Dead's new self-titled album is available now via Bloody Bat Records. The band consists of Jaime Teissere (guitar, formerly of Droid), Michael Del Pizzo (vocals, piano, accordion), Jaboo (guitar) formerly of Two Hit Creeper, Luis Gascon (bass) touring member of Buckethead, and Jimmy Schultz (drums) touring drummer of In This Moment.
Jamie Teissere, guitarist of defunct metal band Droid, has announced the launch of his new project, Sunflower Dead. After multiple U.S. tours with bands such as Korn, Evanescence, Five Finger Death Punch, and Hell Yeah supporting Droid's debut on Munky from Korn's Emotional Syphon Recordings, the guitarist was by no means ready to quit the music game after Droid's sudden demise.
Wasting no time, he assembled a new outfit consisting of Michael (vocals, piano, accordion), Jaboo (guitar) formerly of Two Hit Creeper, Luis Gascon (bass) touring member of Buckethead, and Jimmy Schultz (drums) touring drummer of In This Moment, with a goal of creating an undeniable unit that would not just move but more importantly, entertain people.
The group dubbed itself Sunflower Dead and went into Temple Studios (owned by Raymond Herrera of Fear Factory and B Real of Cyrpress Hill) with Christian Olde Wolbers (Fear Factory) to produce an 11-track self-titled debut record, set for release on August 21st, 2012 with Bloody Bat Records LLC. The album was co-produced and mixed by Jeremy Blair (Guns N’ Roses, DevilDriver) at Temple and House of Blues Studios and mastered by Robert Hadley (Korn) at The Mastering Lab.
“Sunflower Dead is a refreshing sound with a great vocal range, not like your average current metal/rock band,” commented producer Christian Olde Wolbers. “This is just the debut, but Sunflower Dead has tremendous potential to break in a bigger market and they have proved it with this strong debut.” More...