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The Number Twelve Looks Like You

From: Fairlawn, NJ, United States
Last Known Status: Disbanded

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Rolo Tomassi Debut “Balancing The Dark” Video

Rolo Tomassi debut the below Zac Pinchin directed music video for their new single, “Balancing The Dark“. The track is taken from their upcoming new album, “Time Will Die And Love Will Bury It“, which you can find in stores on March 02nd via Holy Roar Records.

You can catch the band out in the U.S. beginning today on this tour with The Number Twelve Looks Like You and Cryptodira: More...

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Rolo Tomassi Debuts Video For "Rituals"

A music video for Rolo Tomassi‘s new track “Rituals” has been released online. It was directed by Zak Pinchin and can be seen below.

The band will be soon out with The Number Twelve Looks Like You and Cryptodira on this U.S. tour: More...

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New Bands Added To Brutal Assault 2017

A bunch of new bands have been announced for the 22nd edition of Brutal Assault, which takes place this year in Fortress Josefov near Jaromer in the Czech Republic on August 9-12. Returning once more are heavy-weights Hatebreed, who last graced the fortress stages in 2012 and 2013. This is reportedly in response to festival-goers requests for more hardcore in the line-up.

The Dillinger Escape Plan will be including the festival in their series of farewell dates. It looks like the band's appearance here won't be affected by the bus crash that caused some European tour dates to be cancelled last month. Dillinger last played Brutal Assault in 2015.

Thrash veterans Overkill, touring in support of their recently released 18th studio album, "The Grinding Wheel", have also been added. No stranger to the fortress stage, Overkill last appeared at the festival in 2013.

Helsinki's Wintersun are newcomers to Brutal Assault, appearing for the first time. Can we assume they will be playing material from their long-awaited third album? There's no official word as yet. More...

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The Number Twelve Looks Like You Calls it Quits

New Jersey metalcore band The Number Twelve Looks Like You has decided to call it quits. The band will play one last farewell show on Friday, January 29 at School of Rock East in South Hackensack, NJ. The show will feature various special guests to be announced. Guitarist Alexis G. Pareja has issued the following statement regarding the decision to break up:

"When I first started picking up my guitar and playing my favorite songs I always aspired to be able to experience what these talented artists/musicians were feeling. They get up on stage night after night to deliver a show and connect on this level that is metaphysical with their fans. Perhaps fans look up to those artists because they are this kind of gateway to a greater Utopian sense of being that transcends whatever dismal reality we live in. Of course, there are musicians who do this for the wrong reasons and I have had the displeasure of encountering many of these types but they always end up chewed up and spit out by the same people that brought them there. What we forget is that this tightly knit community of genuine original music universally travels and destroys all barriers to bring even the 2 most opposing characters together. It also stands the test of time." More...

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The Number 12 Looks Like You To Tour Europe

The Number Twelve Looks Like You has announced that they will be embarking on a headlining tour of Europe at the end of August this year. Joining them on the trek will be Misery Signals and Your Demise.

"I hope all the European gongoots are ready to get their first fuckin’ taste of some fuckin’ Jersey goombahs,” spewed front man Jesse Korman. “It’s our first time EVER touring overseas, so after 7 years, we’ve got quite the huge built up load to splooge all over Europe. Very aroused, very excited."

The tour dates are as follows: More...

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Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza Announces Tour

Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza will tour Canada in May for the "Making the Canadian Bacon Tour." Joining them will be The Number Twelve Looks Like You and Stray from the Path.

Confirmed Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza canadian tour dates are as follows:

5/21 - Windsor, ON - Chubby Pickle
5/22 - St. Catharines, ON - L3 w/ Starring Janet Leigh
5/23 - Toronto, ON - Kathedral w/ Starring Janet Leigh
5/24 - Ottawa, ON - Mavericks
5/25 - Montreal, QC - The Underground
5/26 - Quebec City, QC - L'Anti
5/27 - Essex Junction, VT - Champlain Valley Expo
5/28 - Oshawa, ON - EP Taylors
5/30 - Guelph, ON - Shadow
5/31 - Hamilton, ON - Casbah

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Scale the Summit Lines Up US Tour Dates

SCALE THE SUMMIT, the Houston-based progressive rock band - who are touring in support of their Prosthetic debut, "Carving Desert Canyons" - will join PROTEST THE HERO and THE NUMBER TWELVE LOOKS LIKE YOU on April 17 in Denver, Colo. for a portion of the "Heads Will Roll" tour.

"We can't wait to get out there and play Carving Desert Canyons for all of our fans. It's so much more powerful, heavy, and epic live," explained guitarist Chris Letchford. "We're very excited about teaming up with Protest The Hero, The Number Twelve Looks Like You and MISERY SIGNALS." More...

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The Number Twelve Looks Like You Tour Dates

The Number Twelve Looks Like You will be headed out on the road this February with Our Last Night, I See Stars, and We Came As Romans. The latest tour dates are as follows:

2/22 - Lynn, MA @ Lynn Arts Theatre
2/23 - Syracuse, NY @ The Westcott Theater
2/24 - Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
2/25 - Charleroi, PA @ Club Octane
2/27 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
2/28 - Westland, MI @ Skateland West
3/1 - Orland Park, IL @ Mojoes Rock House
3/4 - Belton, MO @ Cactus Jacks
3/7 - Albuquerque, NM @ First Family Church
3/11 - Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky
3/12 - Modesto, CA @ Modesto Virtual
3/13 - San Diego, CA @ Soma
3/14 - Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
3/16 - El Paso, TX @ Chic's
3/17 - San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
3/18 - Dallas, TX @ The Max
3/25 - Richmond, VA @ Alley Katz
3/26 - Vineland, NJ @ Hangar 84
3/27 - South Hackensack, NJ @ School of Rock
3/28 - Providence, RI @ Club Hell
3/29 - Holyoke, MA @ Water Front Tavern

More tour dates will be announced.

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The Fall of Troy, The Number Twelve Tour Dates

The Fall of Troy has announced a winter headlining tour with special guests The Number Twelve Looks Like You, Warship, and Black Houses. The tour dates are as follows:

Nov 28: Salt Lake City, UT @ Avalon Theater
Nov 29: Grand Junction, CO @ VFW Hall
Nov 30: Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black Sheep
Dec 1: Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
Dec 2: Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse
Dec 3: San Diego, CA @ Soma
Dec 4: Pomona, CA @ Glasshouse
Dec 5: San Luis Obispo, CA @ Downtown Brew
Dec 6: Bakersfield, CA @ The Dome
Dec 8: San Francisco, CA @ Slim's
Dec 9: Reno, NV @ The Underground
Dec 10: Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk
Dec 12: Eugene, OR @ WOW Hall
Dec 13: Spokane, WA @ The Big Dipper
Dec 14: Tacoma, WA @ Hell's Kitchen

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The Number Twelve Looks Like You Enters The Studio

The Number Twelve Looks Like You entered the studio in late August to begin work on their third full-length release. The Bergen County, NJ five-piece will be self-producing the effort at Backroom Studios in Rockaway, NJ. The as-yet-untitled disc will then be mixed by Steve Evetts (Every Time I Die) and is tentatively scheduled for an early-2009 release via Eyeball Records.

"It's that time again! Time where the geese run wild in the open studio and the waves of music stir up another tsunami," comments vocalist Jesse Korman. "That's right, we are back with a new musical roller coaster record that will be sure to harsh your mellow. We have crept outside of our box to write the MOST unlikely #12 collection yet. We are ready to have new riders journey the coaster with us and have our ever-so-loyal fans show them where to vomit."

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The Number Twelve Looks Like You To Release DVD

The following is an official press release:

It took one band, six cameras, five hundred fans and master producer Casey Bates (Chiodos, Foxy Shazam, Fear Before The March of Flames) to capture one of the most historic live performances of The Number Twelve Looks Like You's career.

Shot on location at a sold-out School of Rock show on December 15th, 2007 in South Hackensack, New Jersey, Here At The End of All Things captures the chaotic and adrenaline infused live show that has made The Number Twelve Looks Like You so important to their fans, and to heavy music in general. The final show of a 75 day tour, the band tore through their eclectic set as though it were the last day on earth and the worst fate the universe could imagine was lingering outside the sold out venue doors. Fans have been debating the genesis of the strange extraterrestrial themes and quixotic radio broadcasts featured at the show and how they would be incorporated into the final dvd. When asked for some insight, Jase Korman lead singer for the band simply said, "We've been touring endlessly for years, but we still haven't played for everyone, so this DVD is a great way to reach every man, woman, and child in the United States of America. If you are a fan of 1996's Independance Day starring Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum, you will fall in love with Here At the End of All Things."

This latest release from Eyeball Records not only features an entire live show from one of the heaviest and most well respected grind-core art-metal bands in music today, but also includes bonus material, music videos, an intimate sit down with the band, and a special second disc capturing the night's audio, as well as bonus remixes courtesy of Jesse Cannon and more. The staff of Eyeball Records actually attempted to add CGI monsters, spaceships and an exploding White House to the final DVD performance but the furthest they got was a crudely drawn UFO on a notepad next to one of their computers. "None of us have ANY idea how to create CGI aliens... " said a sullen Eyeball employee, "Will Smith would be appalled."

Available for the first time on June 17th, "Here At The End of All Things" is another in a series of releases from a band whose relentless touring and hardcore work ethic prove time and again that they are in it for the long haul. The Number Twelve Looks Like You has toured with bands Thursday, GWAR, Minus The Bear, Every Time I Die, Shadows Fall, and others. Their video for "Grandfather" from 2007's Mongrel, landed the band on national TV when MTV2's legendary Head Banger's Ball picked the video up for rotation.

"Here At The End of All Things" track listing:

Audio CD
1. Jay Walking Backwards (6:51)
2. Don't Get Blood On My Prada Shoes (2:23)
3. The Weekly Wars (4:48)
4. Texas Dolly (3:40)
5. The Proud Parents Convention Held In The ER (3:31)
6. Grandfather (4:39)
7. Texas Dolly - J. Kale Gilgore Tribute (3:02)
8. Weekly Wars - Endor Remix (4:45)
9. Imagination Express - Jesse Cannon Remix (4:53)

Full Concert
"Grandfather" Music Video
"Like A Cat" Music Video

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From Autumn To Ashes Announce Tour Dates

FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES and THE NUMBER TWELVE LOOKS LIKE YOU will team up for the following tour dates next month:

December 6 - Orlando, FL @ The AKA Lounge
December 7 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
December 9 - Tinley Park, IL @ Mojoes Cofee Shop
December 11 - Covington, KY @ The Mad Hatter
December 12 - Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
December 13 - Millvale, PA @ Mr Small’s
December 14 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church

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The Number Twelve Looks Like You, Alesana Tour

The Number Twelve Looks Like You, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Alesana, and Idiot Pilot will hit the road in late-October for several weeks. Here are the tour dates:

10/30 Iowa City, IA @ Picador
11/1 Covington, KY @ The Mad Hatter
11/2 Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
11/4 Providence, RI @ Living Room
11/5 Syracuse, NY @ New Renaissance Theatre
11/6 Montreal, QC @ Le National
11/7 Ottawa, ON @ Babylon
11/8 Hamilton, ON @ The Casabah
11/9 Grand Rapids, MI @ Skelletones
11/10 Columbus, OH @ The Basement
11/11 Richmond, VA @ Alley Katz
11/12 Raleigh, NC @ The Brewery
11/13 Greensboro, NC @ Greene Street
11/14 Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern
11/16 St. Petersburg, FL @ State theatre
11/17 Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
11/18 Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits
11/19 Birmingham, AL @ First Avenue
11/20 Memphis, TN @ The Dregs
11/21 Little Rock, AR @ Vino's
11/23 Joplin, MO @ The Foundry Music Theatre
11/24 Lewisville, TX @ Fat Daddys Sound Shack
11/25 Austin, TX @ Emo's (outdoors)
11/26 Lubbock, TX @ Lonestar Event Center
11/27 El Paso, TX @ Chics Bar
11/28 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
11/29 San Diego, CA @ Soma
11/30 Bakersfield, CA @ Jerry's Pizza
12/1 Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk

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The Number Twelve Looks Like You, SYNT Tour Dates

The Number Twelve Looks Like You will hit the road with See You Next Tuesday, At The Throne Of Judgement, and I Hate Sally late this month. Here are the tour dates:

9/28 Kingston, PA @ Backstage Enterprises
9/29 Wilmington, DE @ Harmony Grange
9/30 Baltimore, MD @ The Ottobar (early show)
10/2 Pittsburgh, PA @ Lawerenceville Moose
10/3 Mt. Clemens, MI @ Hayloft Liquor Stand
10/4 St. Louis, MO @ Creepy Crawl
10/5 Rockford, IL @ The Rockbox
10/8 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
10/9 Augusta, GA @ Sector 7G
10/10 Wilmington, NC @ The Soapbox Laundrolounge
10/11 Charlotte, NC @ The Casbah (The Tremont Music Hall)
10/13 Lemoyne, PA @ Championship
10/14 Buffalo, NY @ Xtreme Wheels
10/16 Allston, MA @ ICC Performance Hall
10/18 Manchester, NH @ American Legion Post 79
10/19 Portland, ME @ The Station
10/20 Stroudsburg, PA @ The Sherman Theatre

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The Number Twelve Looks Like You Blogging On SOTU

The Number Twelve Looks Like You have created an official Sounds of The Underground tour blog. Their sophomore album, Mongrel, is in stores now.

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Necro Leaves Sounds Of The Underground Tour

Self proclaimed "death rap" artist Necro has issued the follwing statement from his official Myspace:

"I decided to leave the tour collectively with my manager and booking agent (both tour organizers) because we felt the tour’s demographic was not receiving hip hop well. I was facing hostile, disrespectful crowds and was returning the same energy back ten-fold by being more aggressive than them.

It was making a lot of people in the tour crew nervous and there was concern someone might get hurt (NOT ME). It was also being suggested that maybe I tone down my live show and not antagonize the already antagonistic crowd. I couldn’t roll with that as it’s not my style. I was holding back enough as it is but there is a line. All the bands on the tour loved us and everyone behind the scenes knew we displayed major heart and never once got phased by the hostility. We finished every show with middle fingers up and a big "Fuck You" to the crowd.

I will make one thing clear for the haters: we NEVER got booed OFF the stage. Not once. Yes a ton of emo kids booed us at every show, but we had a twenty-five minute set every night and we stayed on stage for every minute of it, and we represented. Every show had at least 100 to 200 Necro fans in the pit tearing it up, and our meet and greets were incredible!

It’s just a shame these little kids are so close-minded. The majority of the hate was coming from mop top emo sixteen-year olds who have no clue who the originators of metal are, and didn’t respect my rest in peace chant to metal legends (Dime, Cliff, Chuck, Piggy, SOB).

As far as the tour organizers and I are concerned, you are my people so it’s all love and I’m thankful for the opportunity to prove I can murder it in the worst of situations. This actually did a lot for me and is just one move in many my team will make to blow Necro up"

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SOTU 2007 2 CD+1 DVD Set Announced

The track listing has been revealed for the upcoming 2-CD/1 DVD "2007 Sounds Of The Underground" compilation. The outing will be limited to a pressing of 10,000 copies and will be available only at "Hot Topic" stores. It will run as follows:

CD 1:
01 - GWAR - "Eighth Lock"
02 - Shadows Fall - "Failure Of The Devout"
03 - Chimaira - "Resurrection"
04 - Every Time I Die - "The New Black"
05 - Job For A Cowboy - "Embedded"
06 - Necro - "The Pre-Fix For Death"
07 - Darkest Hour - "Doomsayer (The Beginning Of The End)"
08 - Amon Amarth - "Runes To My Memory"
09 - The Acacia Strain - "4x4' from 'The Dead Walk"
10 - The Devil Wears Prada - "HTML Rulz Dood"
11 - Heavy Heavy Low Low - "Mall-Nutrition"
12 - The Number Twelve Looks Like You - "Sleeping With The Fishes, See?"
13 - Goatwhore - "Alchemy Of The Black Sun Cult"
14 - This Is Hell - "Permanence"
15 - 2Cents - "The Wedding Dress"

CD 2:
01 - Throwdown - "Holy Roller"
02 - A Life Once Lost - "Firewater Joyride"
03 - Beneath The Massacre - "Modern Age Slavery"
04 - NORA - "Save Yourself"
05 - Cellador - "Never Again"
06 - Since The Flood - "Strength"
07 - Anterior - "The Silent Divide"
08 - It Dies Today - "Reignite The Fires"
09 - Autumn - "My New Time"
10 - Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster - "Death Is An Alcoholic"
11 - Poison The Well - "Letter Thing"
12 - Walls Of Jericho - "And Hope To Die"
13 - See You Next Tuesday - "Honey I've Never Had Sex That Wasn't Awkward"
14 - Skeletonwitch - "Beyond The Permafrost (Demo)"
15 - The Minor Times - "Casket City Lights"
16 - The Human Abstract - "Vela, Together We Await The Storm"

Sights Of The Underground DVD:
01 - GWAR - "Eighth Lock"
02 - Shadows Fall - "Redemption"
03 - Chimaira - "Resurrection"
04 - Every Time I Die - "The New Black"
05 - Necro - "Beautiful Music For You To Die To"
06 - Darkest Hour - "Sound The Surrender"
07 - Amon Amarth - "Cry Of The Blackbirds"
08 - The Acacia Strain - "Angry Mob Justice"
09 - The Number Twelve Looks Like You - "Like A Cat"
10 - Goatwhore - "Alchemy Of The Black Sun Cult"
11 - This Is Hell - "The Polygraph Cheaters"
12 - 2Cents - "The Wedding Dress"
13 - Kylesa - "Hollow Severer"
14 - Terror - "Lost' from 'Always The Hard Way"
15 - Misery Signals - "The Failsafe"

More info on the tour itself can be found at soundsoftheundergroundtour.com.

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TNTLLY Post New Song Online

You can check out a new song from THE NUMBER TWELVE LOOKS LIKE YOU entitled “Sleeping With The Fishes, See?” online over at their official MySpace page. The track comes off their upcoming new album, Mongrel, which will be released on June 19th through Eyeball Records.

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SOTU 2007 Lineup and Tour Dates Announced

Sounds of the Underground has announced the lineup for their annual tour. Following two straight appearances in the middle of the day, the event will be closed most nights by splatter metal champions, GWAR; ensuring that fans will remain blood and gore-free until the closing hours of the show. Three other bands will rotate in the headlining position prior to GWAR: a block-buster artist yet to be announced, face-shredding metal pugilists Chimaira, and experimental noisemakers Every Time I Die.

The day will be completed with a bill including Necro, Darkest Hour, Amon Amarth, The Acacia Strain, The Devil Wears Prada, HeavyHeavyLowLow, The Number Twelve Looks Like You, Goatwhore, This Is Hell, and 2 Cents. Expect additional special guest headliners to join the bill on select dates.

The touring festival launches in July and runs into August. More...

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Light This City To Tour w/ Horse The Band, TNTLLY

LIGHT THIS CITY teams up with Horse The Band, The Number 12 Looks Like You, So Many Dynamos
Bay Area thrashers LIGHT THIS CITY, upon completion of the band's current tour with fellow Californians The Faceless and Antagonist, will meet up with Horse The Band, The Number 12 Looks Like You and So Many Dynamos for nearly a month of dates. In the meantime, though, LIGHT THIS CITY will headline a few dates before meeting up for that tour. Because of routing, the band will not be able to perform at their previously scheduled appearance at California Metalfest.

Currently continuing to support the band's latest effort, 'Facing The Thousand,' LIGHT THIS CITY recently wrapped up filming of the band's debut video with director Soren (Unearth). An uncensored version will be available online shortly.

(with The Faceless, Antagonist)
3/15 El Paso, TX – Chic’s Bar

3/23 Ogden, UT - The Country Club
3/25 Des Moines, IA - The House of Bricks
3/27 Milwaukee, WI - The Shorewood Legion Hall (with Modern Life Is War)
3/28 Philadelphia, PA - The First Unitarian Church (with Horse The Band)
3/29 Brooklyn, NY – Europa Night Club (with Horse The Band) More...

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