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Rise Against's new official music video for the single "I Don't Want To Be Here Anymore" is out now and can be seen below or over at Vevo here. The band also comments on the clip:
"Our new video for the song 'I Don't Want To Be Here Anymore' encompasses the overwhelming noise of our world and the fatigue we all feel as its witness. This song is a starting point, not an ending point. It's about the wake-up calls in life that let us know something needs to change." More...
The full song list for Rocksmith 2014 Edition, which just came out yesterday, has been revealed. Rocksmith lets you plug any electric guitar or bass directly into your Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, or MAC, and teaches you to play while playing the game. Here's the latest video about Rocksmith 2014:
The full song list for Rocksmith 2014 is as follows (with even more available as downloadable content): More...
Metallica, in conjunction with C3 Presents, is pleased to announce the lineup for the 2013 Orion Music + More Festival, to be held at Belle Isle in Detroit, MI on June 8th and 9th.
Headliners will include Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against, Deftones, and Bassnectar, while the festival will also feature acts including Gogol Bordello, Foals, Tomahawk, The Joy Formidable, Death Grips, and local Detroit bands The Dirtbombs and Battlecross.
"Last year's Orion Music + More Festival was hands down the highlight of the Metallica calendar. A great time was had by all, especially the band members," said Lars Ulrich. "The fact that it also resonated with enough of our fans and friends that it warrants another go-around in '13 is beyond exciting. I can think of no better place than the Motor City, with its rich and diverse history of music, for the second ride on our Orion festival train. Bring it the fuck on!"
Orion Music + More will feature more than 30 bands across 5 live music stages plus a lifestyle element that reflects each of Metallica's band members many personal interests. Detroit will see the return of James Hetfield's Custom Car & Motorcycle Show, Kirk Hammett's Crypt, Lars Ulrich's Hit the Lights Film Tent and Robert Trujillo's Vans Vert Ramp alongside the Metallica Museum and many other fan favorite attractions.
The inaugural Orion Music + More was held in 2012 in Atlantic City, NJ with headliners Metallica, Arctic Monkeys and Avenged Sevenfold.
Victory Records has announced that A Day To Remember and Rise Against will be hitting the road together in January, 2012 for a run of U.S. dates. The currently announced shows are as follows:
Jan 17 - Austin, TX - Austin Music Hall
Jan 18 - San Antonio, TX - Illusions Theater at Alamodome
Jan 21 - Orlando, FL - UCF Arena
Jan 22 - Columbia, SC - Township Auditorium
Jan 24 - Norfolk, VA - Constant Convocation Center
Jan 26 - Kent, OH - Memorial Athletic & Convocation Center
Jan 27 - Chicago, IL - UIC Pavilion
Jan 29 - University Park, PA - Bryce Jordan Center
Jan 30 - Poughkeepsie, NY - Mid Hudson Civic Center
Feb 01 - Lowell, MA - Paul E Tsongas Arena
Feb 03 - Uniondale, NY - Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Feb 04 - Camden, NJ - Susquehanna Bank Center
Feb 05 - Fairfax, VA - Patriot Center
It has been revealed through the Rise Against official website that American sludge metal act Coliseum will be joining Platinum selling rock act Rise Against on its forthcoming European tour. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below:
03/11 Madrid, SPA – Riviera
03/12 Barcelona, SPA – Razzmatazz
03/13 Tilburg, NET – O13
03/15 Antwerpen, BEL – Trix Zaal
03/16 London, UK – Electric Ballroom
03/19 Stockholm, SWE – Annexet
03/20 Copenhagen, DEN – Vega
03/22 Mainz, GER – Phoenixhalle
03/23 Cologne, GER – Palladium
03/25 Berlin, GER – C-Halle
03/26 Munich, GER – Zenith
03/27 Leipzig, GER – Haus Auensee
Chicago, Illinois punk rock act Rise Against has posted an official B-Side clip from its DVD release "Another Station: Another Mile." You can view the trailer below:
Chicago, Illinois punk rock act Rise Against has posted the official trailer to its fortcoming DVD release "Another Station: Another Mile." You can view the trailer below:
Superfly and A.C. Entertainment recently announced that the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival has added several artists to the 2010 event, but I thought I'd highlight the few heavier bands on the line-up:
You really have to be a general music fan to appreciate a festival like Bonnaroo, so diehard metalheads need not bother. The full Bonnaroo 2010 lineup can be found here. The music festival takes place on Thursday, June 10 through June 13.
Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, Phish, Jack Johnson and other top artists are donating their music to encourage Americans to speak out on climate change. Organized by the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, HeadCount and the NRDC Action Fund, this collaboration marks the first time free music has been used to prompt Americans to contact their elected officials.
Best of Bonnaroo, a compilation of 17 different live performances from the festival (unfortunately none of the heavier ones), is available for free at www.Musicforaction.org.
Killswitch Engage has issued the following statement about playing a show with Rise Against in Buffalo, NY:
"What up peeps. While trudging along on our current European tour we got some good news that made us all smile. Turns out we planned to play a show in Buffalo, NY this summer on the same day (July 30th) that our good friends in Rise Against already had a show booked. So we did the only thing that made sense...combined the two shows. It’s going to be a great day choc full of splendid bands. Rise Against are bringing their tour mates Rancid and Billy Talent along with them, and we will have our buds All That Remains and White Chapel along with us. Plus all you can eat hot wings somewhere nearby! So make sure to check it out. Also be sure to catch Rise Against on tour with Rancid through the end of July!"
Rise Against have posted a video online for the track "Hero Of War," which comes from the album "Appeal to Reason." The video can be viewed below. More...
Deftones has been added to the Highfield Festival in Erfurt-Hohenfelden, Germany on August 23. Other bands already confirmed for the bill, spanning August 21 through 23, 2009 include:
DIE TOTEN HOSEN
FARIN URLAUB RACING TEAM
GET WELL SOON
SHANTEL & BUCOVINA ORKESTAR
PORT O' BRIEN
THE HOT MELTS
More information can be found at www.highfield.de.
On March 12th, Rise Against will join the growing roster of artists to debut exclusively created music to Guitar Hero fans with the debut of "Death Blossoms" as downloadable content for Activision Publishing, Inc.'s Guitar Hero: World Tour.
The Guitar Hero alums, with "Prayer of the Refuge" and "Re-Education (Through Labor)" appearing in previous versions of Guitar Hero, complete the Rise Against Track Pack with "Audience of One," the hit single off the band's new album Appeal to Reason and "Ready to Fall," from their 2006 album "The Sufferer & The Witness."
Commemorating the release of the highly anticipated Rise Against Track Pack, virtual rockstars will have the unique opportunity to join Tim McIlrath on the digital stage for performances of Rise Against smash hits. For a chance to rock with the Chicago native in the Game with Fame on March 14th from 1:00 to 3:00 PM Central (11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Pacific) in Guitar Hero World Tour on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, send a friend request to the gamertag GHRiseAgainst1. More...
Members of Rise Against, Ignite, Death By Stereo and Reach The Sky have announced the formation of Nations Afire. The band includes by Chris Chasse - who also formed Last of the Believers - and Brett Rasmussen (Ignite), Todd Hennig (ex-Death By Stereo), Nik Hill (Ignite) and vocalist Steve Ludwig.
According to their Myspace page, their first show will be Bamboozle Left (California) followed shortly by the Groezrock Festival in Belgium, and a European tour.
The band is currently finishing the song writing process and hitting the studio this month. They plan on releasing an album in March/April. You can find more details - but no music yet - on their Myspace page. More...
Long running Los Angeles-based radio station KROQ has announced the lineup for their upcoming 2008 Almost Acoustic Christmas. The long-running event will feature a number of favorites including Metallica, The Offspring, Rise Against, AFI, Slightly Stoopid, The Cure, Death Cab for Cutie, Stone Temple Pilots, Paramore, Franz Ferdinand, Snow Patrol, Vampire Weekend, Hollywood Undead, and more.
The event takes place at Gibson Amphitheatre in GIbson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, California for two nights, December 13-14. The full lineup can be found on www.kroq.com.
Rise Against has announced the dates for a UK tour with Anti-Flag and Flobots. The shows follow the band's North American tour with Alkaline Trio, Gaslight Anthem and Thrice and immediately after their European tour with Strike Anywhere.
The latest Rise Against tour dates follow:
February 3, 2009 Gasometer Vienna, Austria
February 4, 2009 Backstage Werk Munich, Germany
February 6, 2009 Haus Auensee Leipzig, Germany
February 7, 2009 Huxley's Berlin, Germany
February 8, 2009 Ringlokschuppen Bielefeld, Germany
February 9, 2009 Live Music Hall Cologne, Germany
February 11, 2009 Garage Saarbrucken, Germany
February 12, 2009 Schlachthof Wiesbaden, Germany
February 13, 2009 Docks Hamburg, Germany
February 21, 2009 Pyramid Centre Portsmouth, UK
February 21, 2009 Pyramid Centre Portsmouth, UK
February 22, 2009 Bristol Academy Bristol, UK
February 23, 2009 United Kingdom Academy Liverpool, UK
February 24, 2009 Metropolitan University Leeds, UK
February 26, 2009 Birmingham Academy Birmingham, UK
February 27, 2009 Manchester Academy Manchester, UK
February 28, 2009 Sheffield Academy Sheffield, UK
March 1, 2009 ABC Glasgow, Scotland
March 4, 2009 UEA Norwich, UK
March 5, 2009 Academy Oxford, UK
March 6, 2009 Astoria London, UK
The makers of the forthcoming new game, Guitar Hero:World Tour has announced the final tracklisting for the game which is as follows:
311 - “Beautiful Disaster”
30 Seconds To Mars - “The Kill”
Airbourne - “Too Much Too Young”
The Allman Brothers Band - “Ramblin’Man”
Anouk - “Good God”
The Answer - “Never Too Late”
At The Drive-In - “One Armed Scissor”
Beastie Boys - “No Sleep Till Brooklyn”
Beatsteaks - “Hail to the Freaks”
Billy Idol - “Rebel Yell”
Black Label Society - “Stillborn”
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - “Weapon of Choice”
Blink-182 - “Dammit”
Blondie - “One Way or Another”
Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band - “Hollywood Nights”
Bon Jovi - “Livin’On A Prayer”
Bullet For My Valentine - “Scream Aim Fire”
Coldplay - “Shiver”
Creedence Clearwater Revival - “Up Around The Bend”
The Cult - “Love Removal Machine”
Dinosaur Jr. - “Feel The Pain”
The Doors - “Love Me Two Times”
Dream Theater - “Pull Me Under”
The Eagles - “Hotel California”
The Enemy - “Aggro”
Filter - “Hey Man, Nice Shot”
Fleetwood Mac - “Go Your Own Way”
Foo Fighters - “Everlong”
The Guess Who - “American Woman”
Hush Puppies - “You’re Gonna Say Yeah!”
Interpol - “Obstacle 1?
Jane’s Addiction - “Mountain Song”
Jimi Hendrix - “Purple Haze (Live)”
Jimi Hendrix - “The Wind Cries Mary”
Jimmy Eat World - “The Middle”
Joe Satriani - “Satch Boogie”
Kent - “Vinternoll2?
Korn - “Freak On A Leash”
Lacuna Coil - “Our Truth”
Lenny Kravitz - “Are You Gonna Go My Way”
Linkin Park - “What I’ve Done”
The Living End - “Prisoner of Society”
Los Lobos - “La Bamba”
Lostprophets - “Rooftops (A Liberation Broadcast)”
Lynyrd Skynyrd - “Sweet Home Alabama (Live)”
Mars Volta - “L’Via L’Viaquez”
MC5’s Wayne Kramer - “Kick Out The Jams”
Metallica - “Trapped Under Ice”
Michael Jackson - “Beat It”
Modest Mouse - “Float On”
Motorhead - “Overkill”
Muse - “Assassin”
Negramaro - “Nuvole e Lenzuola”
Nirvana - “About a Girl (Unplugged)”
No Doubt - “Spiderwebs”
NOFX - “Soul Doubt”
Oasis - “Some Might Say”
Ozzy Osbourne - “Crazy Train”
Ozzy Osbourne - “Mr. Crowley”
Paramore - “Misery Business”
Pat Benatar - “Heartbreaker”
R.E.M. - “The One I Love”
Radio Futura - “Escuela De Calor”
Rise Against - “Re-Education Through Labor”
Sex Pistols - “Pretty Vacant”
Silversun Pickups - “Lazy Eye”
Smashing Pumpkins - “Today”
Steely Dan - “Do It Again”
Steve Miller Band - “The Joker”
Sting - “Demolition Man (Live)”
The Stone Roses - “Love Spreads”
Stuck In The Sound - “Toy Boy”
Sublime - “Santeria”
Survivor - “Eye of the Tiger”
System of a Down - “B.Y.O.B.”
Ted Nugent - “Stranglehold”
Tokio Hotel - “Monsoon”
Tool - “Parabola”
Tool - “Schism”
Tool - “Vicarious”
Trust - “Antisocial”
Van Halen - “Hot For Teacher”
Willie Nelson - “On The Road Again”
Wings - “Band on the Run”
Rise Against has announced release plans for their forthcoming album. The record is titled "Appeal To Reason" and is due out October 7, 2008. It is the follow-up to "The Sufferer & the Witness," which was released in 2006.
The band teamed up with Bill Stevenson (Black Flag, Descendents) and Jason Livermore to record at the Blasting Room in Ft. Collins, CO - the same production team and studio used for "The Sufferer & the Witness" and "Revolutions Per Minute."
Along with the album news, the band announced plans for a headlining tour this Fall. The Live Nation-produced tour will include openers Alkaline Trio, Thrice and Gaslight Anthem. Official tour dates to be announced soon.
Metallica has added another event to their list of things to do before hopping across the pond for their European tour.
According to the band’s website, they’ll be performing at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheater in Irvine, CA on May 17. Irvine's local radio station KROQ is hosting their annual Weenie Roast and Metallica joins a musical roster that already includes Rise Against, Atreyu and Seether, amongst others.
Tickets for the show go on sale just two days beforehand on Thursday, May 15.
Update: The Lineup is as follows: More...
Kid Rock is the latest act to confirm an appearance at this year's K!-sponsored Download Festival.
Tabloid bad boy Rock - who is currently touring the US with his Rock 'N' Roll Revival show - is joined by Bleeding Through, Throwdown, The Black Dahlia Murder and The Subways at the three-day rock spectacular at Donington Park on June 13, 14 and 15.
The Kerrang!-sponsored Download festival will be headlined by: Kiss, The Offspring and Lostprophets.
The full list of other bands on the bill so far is as follows: 36 Crazy Fists, Alter Bridge, Bleeding Through, Children Of Bodom, Chris Cornell, Coheed & Cambria, Disturbed, HIM, Incubus, In Flames, Job For A Cowboy, Jonathan Davis, Jimmy Eat World, Judas Priest, Kid Rock, Motorhead, Rise Against, The Black Dahlia Murder, Throwdown and The Subways.
The Download festival takes place the weekend of June 13 to June 15. Tickets are on sale now. Prices are as follows: a full weekend ticket: £130, standard camping: £20, camper van: £40, family zone camping: £20, lockers: £11, parking £10 in advance or £15 on the day. There will be a variety of ticket packages available to buy, including the RIP packages (a VIP package) from £315. For Club or VIP Experience packages, please call 020 7009 3484 to discuss your requirements.
The following message has been posted via the Download festival's official Myspace acoount:
"With festival fever firmly underway, we have added another internationally acclaimed batch of artists to our line-up.
With the three headliners already in place - KISS, The Offspring and Lostprophets - You will be thrilled to learn that joining them on the weekend of 13, 14, 15 June in Donington Park will be CHRIS CORNELL, JIMMY EAT WORLD, JONATHAN DAVIS, 36 CRAZYFISTS and JOB FOR A COWBOY
This raft of US acts add to the Download 2008 bill which also sees Judas Priest, Motörhead, HIM, In Flames, Coheed & Cambria, Incubus, Disturbed, Rise Against, Alter Bridge and Children of Bodom appearing."