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Blessed By a Broken Heart

Formed: 2003
From: Montreal, Canada
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Blessed By a Broken Heart News

Below is our complete Blessed By a Broken Heart 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.

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Blessed By A Broken Heart Splits With Vocalist

Rock/metal act Blessed By A Broken Heart has announced that vocalist Tony Gambino will be leaving the band for personal reasons. Stepping up to the mic to replace him will be current guitarist Sam Ryder, who brings with him Gambino’s endorsement.

You can watch a full statement from him in the player below. The following press release was also issued about the situation:

"By filling the vacant position of singer from within, the international shred-metal group can ensure fans of a fluid, flawless transition into the next era of Blessed By A Broken Heart’s music. Driving that point home is the release of a previously unheard track, 'Out of Control' - featuring vocals from the newly promoted Sam Ryder - that illustrates in no uncertain terms his talent and capability as the band’s new frontman. Listen to 'Out of Control' on YouTube now!" More...

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Blessed By A Broken Heart Posts Album Teaser

After posting a full music video online for "Forever," glam rock/metal act Blessed By A Broken Heart has released a teaser trailer for the "Feel The Power" album, available in stores and online now on Tooth & Nail Records. Check out the teaser clip below.

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Blessed By A Broken Heart Posts "Forever" Video

Blessed By A Broken Heart has posted a music video online for the song "Forever," which can be found below. The video was directed by Robby Starbuck and is off the band's new album "Feel The Power," released earlier this month through Tooth & Nail Records.

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Blessed By a Broken Heart Signs With Tooth & Nail

Modern glam metallers Blessed By a Broken Heart have announced that it has signed on with Tooth and Nail Records for the release of its forthcoming new album. While no further details on the album were released, the band has posted the following promo video which can be viewed below.

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"Scream the Prayer" Tour Details Revealed

Details behind the third annual "Scream the Prayer" tour have been released. "Scream the Prayer" is a touring metal and hardcore festival featuring an all Christian line up.

Confirmed Bands for "Scream the Prayer III" are as follows:


Currently announced dates include:

July 2 – Nashville, TN @ Rockettown
July 3 – Charlotte, NC @ Amos
July 4 – Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue
July 5 – Orlando, FL @ Lyrica
July 6 – Jacksonville, FL @ Murray Hill Theatre
July 7 – Birmingham, AL @ Zydeco
July 8 – Pensacola, FL @ American Legion
July 9 – Houston, TX @ The Warsaw
July 10 – San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
July 11 – Dallas, TX @ The Door
July 12 – Tulsa, OK @ The Marquee
July 13 – Memphis, TN @ The Arbor
July 17 – Omaha, NE @ Grace University
July 18 – St. Louis, MO @ Firebird
July 20 – Albuquerque, NM @ Wool Warehouse
July 22 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Farm
July 24 – Pomona, CA @ Glasshouse
July 25 – Orangevale, CA @ Retro
July 27 – Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
August 3 – Dayton, OH @ The Attic
August 6 – Vineland, NJ @ Hangar 84
August 7 – Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
August 8 – Baltimore, MD @ Sonar

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I the Breather Signs With Sumerian Records

Baltimore based Christian hardcore band, I the Breather, have just announced thier signing with Sumerian Records. Their debut as yet untitled album is set for release in the fall.

I the Breather is also set to take part in the third annual "Scream the Prayer" tour featuring an all Christian line-up. Confirmed Bands for "Scream the Prayer III" are as follows:


Currently announced dates include: More...

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Blessed By A Broken Heart U.K. Tour Dates

Blessed By A Broken Heart and The Morning After have announced a run of U.K. tour dates this spring. Here are teh latest dates:

14.05.10 UK Peterborough Met Lounge
15.05.10 UK Birmingham Eddies Rock Club
16.05.10 UK Nottingham Rock City
17.05.10 UK London Underworld
18.05.10 UK Sheffield Corporation
19.05.10 UK Leeds The Well
20.05.10 UK Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach
21.05.10 UK Plymouth White Rabbit

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Blessed By A Broken Heart Uploads New Songs

Blessed By A Broken Heart has added two exclusive tracks from the Japanese version of "Pedal To The Medal" to their Myspace Page. The new tracks are "License To Sin" and "Side By Side."

The band heads to Japan in May for a handful of appearances with Bring Me The Horizon. Upcoming shows include:

5/05/09 Club Diamond Hall - Nagoya, Japan
5/07/09 Zepp Osaka - Osaka, Japan
5/08/09 Studio Coast - Tokyo, Japan
5/11/09 Astro Hall - Tokyo, Japan

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Deterrence Completes Recording of Debut Album

Toronto metal/hardcore act, DETERRENCE, has finished tracking their debut full length album. The album was engineered by Mike Belanger (The Miles Between) at Studio ID in Somerset, MA. It is also expected to have guest appearances from members of The Miles Between, Acacia Strain, and Blessed By A Broken Heart. The album is expected to be releases late summer 2009 by a yet undetermined label. In other news DETERRENCE will be headlining The Decimatour 2009 from June 29 - Aug 21st, at the moment all dates are tba. Demos of their new material can be heard on their MySpace page.

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Blessed By A Broken Heart Vocalist Hospitalized

The Canadian metal band Blessed By A Broken Heart sent out a bulletin on Myspace telling fans that vocalist Tony Gambino has been hospitalized. Doctors believe he is suffering from meningitis, and a decision has yet to be made as to whether they will perform a tap root.

There hasn't been any word yet as to whether the rest of the band's Terminatour tour will be cancelled or postponed. Blessed By A Broken Heart is currently on tour with Kiros and Love Hate Hero throughout the U.S. and Canada.

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Blessed By A Broken Heart Bassist Arrested

Blessed By A Broken Heart has revealed in a video update that their bassist, Tyler Hoare was imprisoned in Scotland over the past weekend. The bassist was seemingly involved in an altercation with a security guard who allegedly injured a female fan. You can watch the video message below.

The band has also announced a string of North American tour dates which are as follows:

16 - The Attic - Dayton, OH
17 - The Hayloft - Detroit, MI
18 - Xtreme Wheels - Buffalo, NY
19 - The Haunt - Yonkers, NY
21 - Valentine's - Albany, NY
22 - Crocodile Rock - Allentown, PA
23 - Harmony Grange - Wilmington, DE
24 - Jaxx - Springfield, VA
25 - The Mainstage - Pompton Lakes, NJ
26 - Peppermint Beach Club - Virginia Beach, VA
27 - The 7 Venue - Douglasville, GA
28 - The Orpheum - Tampa, FL
29 - Fuel - Jacksonville, FL
30 - The High Ground - New Orleans, LA
31 - White Rabbit - San Antonio, TX

1 - Java Jazz - Houston, TX
2 - The Compound - Corpus Christi, TX
4 - Chic's - El Paso, TX
5 - TBA - Phoenix, AZ
6 - Soma - San Diego, CA
7 - Chain Reaction - Anaheim, CA
8 - The Whisky - Los Angeles, CA More...

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LoveHateHero Announces US Tour Dates

LA post hardcore band, LoveHateHero, have announced they will take part in the "TerminaTOUR." The first half of the tour dates have been announced running from January 16th to February 8th where they will be direct support to Blessed By a Broken Heart. The two bands will be joined on the road by Agraceful, Kiros and Karate High School.

LoveHateHero is currently recording their upcoming 2009 release on Ferret Music with Leah Haywood and Daniel James (Ryan Cabrera, Automatic Loveletter) in Dreamlab Studios. This will be the band's follow up to their 2007 release "White Lies." More...

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Into Eternity Checks In From The Road

Into Eternity's Troy checked in from the road with the following update:

"It's been a pretty crazy week for all of us in the Into Eternity camp. The insanity began when we found out that Tim would not be coming with us on the Iced Earth tour. Our initial reaction was to cancel, for how could we go on without our founding member? After much discussion, we decided that a replacement shredder would be flown in from New York with only five days of practice, that I would try and figure out how to sing and help out on vocals as best as can be, and that Stu would take over the rest of the vocal responsibilities. Easy, right?

"When we started the 14-hour death drive to the first show in Minneapolis, I can't convey how strange the feeling was of leaving the city without Tim - not to mention that this fill-in shredder had only five days to practice the tunes, and that none of us had ever met him. No worries, right? We arrived in Minneapolis a day early and picked up our new shredder from the airport. It turned out his name was Sean Maier. Sean and Justin worked that night and the next day, and crammed as much into his overloaded head as possible. The first show was definitely not perfect, but as a band we could not believe how well Sean played. There definitely was a collective sense of relief within the band after we realized the first show had passed and no trainwrecks occurred.

"The improvement has been steady with every show. It's awesome to watch such an accomplished musician take on such a huge task and do so well. Beyond his playing abilities, Sean has also become a good friend and fit in to this rolling circus easily. We've unofficially coined this tour the 'Hell or High Water Tour,' for the way we look at it, our backs are against the wall and we have nothing to lose and everything to prove. We've now had seven shows together, and it really is going better than expected. We all owe our thanks to Sean for his relentless hard work and focus. The biggest realization, though, is how accepting our fans have been. The unconditional support we've received through such trying times has been amazing. We cannot thank our fans enough for sticking with us and supporting the band unconditionally. Thanks again, and we'll see you all on the road!"

And now, here's an introduction from Sean Maier: More...

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Into Eternity's Tim Roth To Sit Out Fall Tour

Canadian progressive death metallers, Into Eternity, issue the following update:

"We regret to announce that Tim will not be able to participate in the fall tour, but he's given us his blessing to do the tour without him so we don't have to cancel. Our "official statement" appears below."

"All of us in the band, and especially Tim, have been looking forward to this tour with Iced Earth for months. Over the years, Iced Earth has been a huge influence on INTO ETERNITY, as anyone who owns 'Dead or Dreaming' (which features a picture of Tim wearing an Iced Earth t-shirt) knows." More...

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Blessed By A Broken Heart Video Contest, Tour

BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART has just announced a YouTube contest where fans will create the music video for the band's single, "Move Your Body."

As Tony and Tyler explain here, becoming a part of the video is very simple. Just record you, your friends and anyone else "moving your body" and send it to blessedbyabrokenheart@hotmail.com. The band will view all entries and select the most entertaining clips to be included in the official "Move Your Body" music video.

BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART will release their Century Media debut, "Pedal To The Metal," on August 18th, 2008 in Europe (September 2nd, in the US). The album was produced by GGGarth (Nickelback, Rise Against) and is best described as a modern-day mash-up of Motley Crue and Journey.

Also, check out no less than four songs ("Move Your Body", "To Be Young", "Blood On Your Hands", "She's Dangerous") from the band's forthcoming debut album "Pedal To The Medal" via their brand-new widget that you can find Century Media's MySpace page.

Furthermore, the band will be promoting their new album on their European headlining tour with I Am Ghost, Devil's Gift and Fei Comodo (UK only) running from October 'til early December, find below an updated list of dates.

And if you look forward to hearing the entire album, you have the chance to do this as Myspace presents an exclusive pre-listening of "Pedal To The Metal" from August 8th to 15th, 2008 on their MySpace page.

Here are the BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART tour dates: More...

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Stream Blessed By a Broken Heart New Album Online

Montreal’s hair metal outfit, BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART, have made their new album, "Pedal to the Metal," available for streaming on the bands Myspace page. The album, which was produced by GGGarth (Nickelback , Rise Against), will see a release date of September 2nd via Century Media Records.

The band is currently working on their video for the track "Move Your Body" and want you to record yourself rocking out to the track and send it to them at blessedbyabrokenheart@hotmail.com.More info can be found on their Myspace Blog.

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Blessed By A Broken Heart Post New Songs Online

Canadian's finest, BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART, are invading Europe in January and early February for their first full European tour with labelmates Maroon as well as UK darlings Bring Me The Horizon and Architects after playing a sold-out UK only headlining tour with Enter Shikari in 2006.

The group's unique, infectious brand of '80s madness is undeniable, and they deliver a plethora of balls-out, party rock anthems that are so catchy and infectious, they will soon be your new guilty pleasure. This Montreal-based six-piece have put the pedal to the metal and will storm over the Atlantic to steal all our booze and women while having the times of their lives.

Their sophomore, appropriately entitled album "Pedal To The Metal" is scheduled for a release in the spring 2008. The effort was recorded by GGGarth (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kiss, Motley Crue, Rise Against, Atreyu, Biffy Clyro, Nickelback, Rage Against The Machine, Testament) and mixed by Mike Hatalak from It Dies Today who also worked with Roses are Red and Dead Hearts. Make no mistake, this is fun people making music with only one intention in mind: to have a damn good time. More...

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Bring Me The Horizon Announce European Dates

Britain's BRING ME THE HORIZON will embark on a European tour in January. Support at the shows will come from MAROON, BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART and ARCHITECTS. Confirmed dates are as follows:

Jan. 14 - Germany Trier @ Exhaus *
Jan. 15 - Germany Hamburg @ Knust*
Jan. 16 - Germany Berlin @ Kato*
Jan. 17 - Germany Chemnitz @ AJZ*
Jan. 18 - Austria Wien @ Arena
Jan. 19 - Italy Cesena @ Vidia Club**
Jan. 20 - Italy Trezzo d'Adda/Milano @ Live Club**
Jan. 21 - Switzerland Luzern @ Sedel
Jan. 22 - Germany Bochum @ Matrix*
Jan. 23 - France Paris @ Batofar
Jan. 24 - Switzerland Martigny @ Les Caves du Manoir
Jan. 25 - Germany Karlsruhe @ Substage*
Jan. 26 - Belgium Hasselt @ Muziek-o-droom
Jan. 27 - Holland Tilburg @ 013

* MAROON Headline

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It Dies Today, Kittie, Silent Civilian Tour Dates

It Dies Today, Kittie, Silent Civilian, Blessed By A Broken Heart, and Bring Me The Horizon will hit the road together in August. The following tour dates have been confirmed so far:

8/11 New York, NY @ B.B. King's
8/12 Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony
8/14 Hartford, CT @ Webster Theatre
8/15 Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club
8/16 Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
8/17 Albany, NY @ Northern Lights Live
8/18 Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall
8/19 Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
8/21 Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero
8/22 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
8/24 Houston, TX @ Java Jazz
8/25 San Antonio, TX @ The White Rabbit
8/26 Ft. Worth, TX @ Ridglea Theater
8/31 Bend, OR @ Midtown Ballroom

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Blessed By a Broken Heart Complete New Album

Montreal-based quintet BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART will hit the road on June 16th with A DAY TO REMEMBER. Visit their Myspace page for their complete touring itinerary.

The band just wrapped up the recording process for their new album with GGGarth (ATREYU, TRAPT) and Robbie (groove master) checks in with the following report: "We are very excited to announce that our record is finally done. Let me tell you, this is and will always be the greatest record of all time! Well, except for maybe Rick Astley's Whenever You Need Somebody, but it sure comes close! Anyway, I hope you guys make sure to pick up some Zubaz, Jordache, and LA Gears so you're completely ready for our global takeover!

The new album is now going to be called Pedal To The Metal and will blowout any speakers you play it from. Every song will get you hooked. All of the shreds hit harder and louder. The keyboard we used was actually bought directly from Eddie Van Halen (he was down on his luck and didn't want to just TAKE our money). I hope you are all as stoked as we are. I swear if you guys don't like it, I will eat my zebra spandex. We will have a new song up for you guys as soon as we can. So until then, scope out our summer tour dates and make sure to come out and say what's up."

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