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Texas alternative metal act Flyleaf has revealed details regarding its forthcoming album. The album, titled "Remember To Live," features seven re-recorded tracks from the band's back catalogue and is set for release on December 7, 2010 through A&M/Octone.
Here is the "Remember To Live" tracklisting:
1. Amy Says
2. Arise (Ben Moody Mix)
3. Believe In Dreams
4. Dear My Closest Friend
5. Justice & Mercy (Violent Love Version)
6. Light In Your Eyes
Apocalyptica is set to release its seventh studio album, "7th Symphony," on August 23rd (August 20th in Germany). The majority of the album was produced by Joe Barresi (Tool, Queens Of The Stoneage, Bad Religion etc.) with two other songs produced by Howard Benson (My Chemical Romance, Motörhead, Papa Roach).
The first single, “End Of Me,” features Gavin Rossdale, best known as the vocalist of the British alternative rock band Bush. The album also features a number of other notable guest performances: Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo plays on "2010"; "Bring Them To Light" features Joseph Duplantier, singer and guitarist of the French death metal band Gojira; "Broken Pieces" is a cooperation with Flyleaf singer Lacey Sturm; and "Not Strong Enough" is sung by Brent Smith (Shinedown).
The band is set to promote the release of the new album with a worldwide tour in 2010 and beyond. The following dates have been confirmed already:
May 21 Nashville, TN – WUBZ Hootenanny
May 22 Louisville, KY – Headliners
May 23 Columbus, OH – Rock On The Range
May 29 Indianapolis, IN – WRZX "May Day"
Jul. 08 Mexico City, MX – Metropolitain Theatre
Jul. 09 Mexico City, MX – Metropolitain Theatre
Jul. 15 Cadott, WI – Rock Fest
Jul. 16 Pontiac, MI – Eagle Theatre
Jul. 17 Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
Jul. 18 Quebec City, QE – Summer Festival
Jul. 29 Luzern, CH – Blue Balls Festival
Jul. 30 Loreley, DE – Rockarea Festival
Jul. 31 Knebworth, UK – Sonisphere Festival
Aug. 07 Pori, FI – Sonisphere Festival
Aug. 12 Moscow, RU – B1
Flyleaf has just unveiled the video for their song "Again" online. The video is a straightforward performance clip with an infernal twist that features the band engulfed in flames. The band is getting ready to release their new album, "Memento Mori," on November 10th and is currently hosting nationwide "Road To Memento Mori" VIP listening parties of the album. By partnering with Eventful fans were given the opportunity to demand that their city get routed into the "Road To Memento Mori" using Eventful's "Demand It!" service.
Here's their music video for "Again":
Flyleaf has just released a short video that was captured at their Road To Memento Mori Listening Party in Los Angeles. The L.A. listening party marked the third date of the listening tour that is stopping in 9 cities across the country. Check for the remaining dates & details here.
"Memento Mori" will be in stores November 10th.
Flyleaf has announced that they will embark on a "thank you to our fans" tour in support of their latest album, Memento Mori. The tour kicks off in Los Angeles at the El Rey Theatre on October 29th and sees the band traveling across the country through the end of November. They will share material from the new record, treating fans to intimate performances at smaller venues as a celebration of the release.
FLYLEAF will release "Memento Mori" worldwide on November 10, however the CD will be available for pre-order via iTunes on September 29 and a special VIP package will be available (any additional profits from the VIP package will go towards the Flyleaf Foundation which supports charitable causes).
The band will also perform on late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live!'s outside stage on October 28th.
The first single from "Memento Mori," "Again," has just gone to radio and has reached the number 22 spot (with bullet) on the Active Rock charts, and number 28 (with bullet) spot at Modern Rock.
"Memento Mori" is the follow-up to the Texas five-piece's 2005 self-titled debut. On this newest offering, the band once again worked with producer Howard Benson, who is known for his previous work with My Chemical Romance and The All-American Rejects.
The upcoming Flyleaf tour dates are as follows:
October 29 Los Angeles, CA El Rey Theatre
November 1 San Francisco, CA Great American Music Hall
November 3 Seattle, WA Neumos Crystal Ball Reading Room
November 4 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
November 6 Salt Lake City, UT Murray Theatre
November 7 Boulder, CO Fox Theatre
November 9 Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theatre
November 10 Chicago, IL The Bottom Lounge
November 11 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Smalls Theatre
November 17 Boston, MA Middle East Downstairs
November 18 New York, NY Gramercy Theatre
November 20 Baltimore, MD Sonar
November 21 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts
November 23 Atlanta, GA The Loft at Center Stage
Flyleaf has issued the following announcement about upcoming 2009 tour dates:
"We’re excited to announce some new dates this April/ May in the Durrty South! All of these dates are going on-sale this weekend, so check with your local box office for details."
4/28 College Station, TX @ Hurricane Harry’s *on sale Sat, March 14
4/30 Tyler, TX @ Click’s *on sale Fri, March 13
5/4 New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues *on sale Sat, March 14
5/5 Mobile, AL @ Soul Kitchen *on sale Fri, March 13
5/6 Fort Walton Beach, FL @ The Swamp *on sale March 13
5/9 N. Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues *on sale Sat, March 14
5/11 Charleston, SC @ The Music Farm *on sale Sat, March 14
5/12 Charlotte, NC @ Amos’ Southend *on sale Sat, March 14
5/13 Asheville @ The ..Orange Peel *on sale Sat, March 14
5/17 Louisville, KY @ City Block *on sale Sat, March 14
ROCK ON THE RANGE will return to Columbus, Ohio’s Crew Stadium Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17, 2009. The 2009 line-up for the nationally renowned festival centrally located in the heart of the country will be highlighted by performances from some of rock’s biggest artists including Mötley Crüe, Slipknot, Alice In Chains, Avenged Sevenfold and Korn.
“We try to listen to our fans and they've been saying for years that we should play at Rock On The Range,” said Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe.
“We're really excited to play one of America's great rock festivals,” SLIPKNOT’s Corey Taylor says, “Being asked to headline Rock on the Range is an absolute pleasure! Columbus, Ohio has always been very good to us. The line-up looks great; the shows look fantastic. And I personally think it will be an absolute blast for everyone. See you in May!”
Presented by Right Arm Entertainment, AEG LIVE and Crew Stadium, the two-day, multi-stage music and lifestyle event will feature a potent line-up of more than 35 bands. This year’s well-rounded mix of rock’s top artists also includes Shinedown, Buckcherry, The Used, Atreyu, Chevelle, Flyleaf, Saving Abel, Saliva, Blue October, Hoobastank, Black Stone Cherry, and many more.
This marks the third outing for the annual event, which drew 30,000 people in its inaugural year in 2007 and more than 55,000 people in 2008. Event features this year include the addition of a third stage, the Jägermeister Music Stage, on-stage fan platforms--for contest winners--and an expanded vendor village.
In 2009, ROCK ON THE RANGE will also increase their “Go Green” initiative via ROTR “Go Green,” an online portal that allows fans to recycle old cell phones and mp3 players for free tickets and ROTR memorabilia and official festival merchandise. ROTR is the first festival to have an on-line recycling trade-in rewards component. More information can be found at www.rotrgogreen.com.
Tickets for ROCK ON THE RANGE, as well as VIP Packages that include festival tickets, hotel accommodations and festival merchandise, go on sale Saturday, February 21 at 10:00 AM (ET) via www.rockontherange.com and www.ticketmaster.com, all local Ticketmaster outlets and at the Crew Stadium box office. Two-day ticket packages will start as low as $99.50.
Here's the complete Rock On The Range 2009 lineup: More...
Korn has posted a behind the scenes look at the band recording the song "Kidnap the Sandy Claws" online. You can check it out below.
The song comes from the forthcoming album, "Nightmare Revisited" which is another collection of songs from the movie "A Nightmare Before Christmas" performed by popular artists.
The tracklisting is as follows:
1. Devotchka- Overture
2. Danny Elfman- Opening
3. Marilyn Manson- This Is Halloween
4. All American Rejects- Jack's Lament
5. Amina- Dr. Finkelstein/In The Forest
6. Flyleaf- What's This?
7. Polyphonic Spree- Town Meeting Song
8. The Vitamin String Quartet- Jack and Sally Montage
9. Sparklehorse- Jack's Obsession
10. Korn- Kidnap The Sandy Claws
11. Rise Against- Making Christmas
12. Yoshida Brothers- Nabbed
13. Tiger Army- Oogie Boogie's Song
14. Amy Lee- Sally's Song
15. RJD2- Christmas Eve Montage
16. Plain White T's- Poor Jack
17. Datarock- To The Rescue
18. Finale/Reprise- Shiny Toy Guns
19. Danny Elfman- Closing
20. The Album Leaf- End Title
21. Rodrigo Y Gabriela- Oogie Boogie's Song More...
Flyleaf was forced to drop off of the tour with Seether for at least a week due to Flyleaf's singer, Lacey, having lost her voice. Seether will still be appearing "and is very excited about the upcoming shows in Chicago, Covington, Charlotte, Indianapolis and Cleveland."
Additionally, the Chicago show has been moved to The Vic Theatre. All other venues remain unchanged.
Seether had to end their show early at The Palladium in Worcester, MA last night when vocalist Shaun Morgan became ill due to a 24-hour bug. "Shaun is doing fine now, resting, and from the looks of it, no future shows will be affected," the band states.
Seether is currently on tour with Flyleaf, then will head to Europe for a number of festival appearances before returning to the US for another headlining run of tour dates, most with Finger Eleven as support. Their latest tour dates are as follows: More...
Tenth Street Entertainment — which represents MÖTLEY CRÜE — has shot down as (at least partially) "blatantly false and completely unfounded" Internet rumors that CRÜE will headline a festival-type tour called "Cruefest", with support from several other artists from the Tenth Street management stable, including BUCKCHERRY, PAPA ROACH, SIXX: A.M. and DROWNING POOL. According to Tenth Street, CRÜE's April 15 press conference/announcement in Los Angeles will relate to "a few" (but presumably not all) of the following artists:
PUDDLE OF MUDD
THEORY OF DEADMAN
THREE DAYS GRACE
BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE
BELLE & SEBASTIAN
3 DOORS DOWN
All four members of CRÜE will be present at the April 15 press conference at a location yet to be determined for what the release hyped as "by far...one of the biggest music announcements of the year!!" The band is also launching a contest in which one grand prize winner from each major city in the country will be flown to Los Angeles to cover the announcement, complete with a chance to interview the band and have the interview broadcast live. Details can be found at the official CRÜE site.
Texas-based band FLYLEAF has issued the following update:
"[On] November 29th we will be playing an exclusive six-song set for charity, sponsored by The Edge in Dallas. If you're in the Dallas area now, go to KDGE's website, for more details on how you can get it. It also supports a great cause, and proceeds benefit World Vision charities!"
Released on October 30, the special edition two-disc version of FLYLEAF's debut album builds on the success of "All Around Me", now in its seventh month out, and breaking into the Top 5 at Modern Rock radio. It's the third single from the album, following "I'm So Sick" and "Fully Alive" — and the video clips for all three were included on the bonus DVD. (The video for "All Around Me" was shot by visionary director Paul Fedor, whose credits include EVANESCENCE, MARILYN MANSON, and 30 SECONDS TO MARS. The videos for "I'm So Sick" and "Fully Alive" were directed by the Brothers Strause, who've worked with A PERFECT CIRCLE, LINKIN PARK, GODSMACK, STAIND, and others.)
In addition, special exclusive acoustic versions of "All Around Me", "I'm So Sick" and "Fully Alive" plus "Cassie" and "Red Sam", were included on both the CD and DVD configurations. The new package also contains a full-color FLYLEAF locker poster, and access to free "All Around Me" ringtone and wallpaper.
There's a new teaser (apparently the third installment) for Flyleaf's Special Edition CD/DVD coming out on October 30th. You can check out the video of an acoustic version of "I'm So Sick" on YouTube or the band's MySpace page. The next teaser will be announced Friday. More...
FLYLEAF will play a secret show tomorrow (Wednesday, September 12) at the Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh, NC. Entrance to the concert is completely free. No word yet if any other bands will be playing.
LiveDaily.com reports: A second stage, more bands and a video-game contest have been added to this summer's Family Values Tour.
The festival's fifth installment is set to kick off July 20 with Korn and Evanescence topping the bill and sharing the main stage with Atreyu, Flyleaf, Trivium, and Hell Yeah, the new band comprising Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott and members of Mudvayne and Nothingface.
The second stage, sponsored by RedOctane video game "Guitar Hero," will host five additional bands, including up-and-comers Five Finger Death Punch, Invitro and Twin Method. Between sets, a national "Guitar Hero II" competition will take place on stage, with competitors vying for an autographed Korn guitar, band access passes and a chance to challenge Korn frontman Jonathan Davis to a game after the show.
The 30-city trek starts in Maryland Heights, MO, and makes its way across the US, wrapping in early September with four shows in California. The caravan of rockers is also set to stop in Toronto July 31st. Details are listed below.
As they did last year, organizers will offer $9.99 lawn seats in most cities.
Family Values, which Korn created with its management company in 1998, returned to the stage last summer following a five-year hiatus and saw its most successful run to date.
Korn is scheduled to release its eighth studio album, which won't have a name, on July 31. The set's first single, "Evolution," and a video that documents the making of the song, are streaming at Korn's website.
Here are the latest Family Values 2007 Tour dates: More...
FLYLEAF's video for "All Around Me" — the third single off the band's self-titled CD — has been posted online at ifilm. Directed by Paul Fedor (DEFTONES, SEETHER, EVANESCENCE) and produced by Laura Morris, the clip captivates the audience quickly with the opening shot of singer Lacey Mosley in black in a white room with the band and instruments decked out in a bright white as well.
FLYLEAF will take part in this summer's Family Values Tour, co-headlined by KORN and EVANESCENCE. The 30-city tour will begin on July 20 in Missouri, ending in early September in California. The lineup also includes HELLYEAH, ATREYU, TRIVIUM, NEUROSONIC, DROID, INVITRO and TWIN METHOD.
FLYLEAF's debut album has sold more than half a million copies in the United States since coming out in the fall of 2005, according to Nielsen SoundScan. More...
FLYLEAF has announced the details of the rescheduled dates which were postponed last month singer so that frontwoman Lacey Mosley could recover from "intense temporary throat damage." The new tour dates are as follows:
Jun. 19 - Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
Jun. 22 - Minneapolis, MN @ Myth
Jun. 23 - Madison, WI @ Barrymore Theatre
Jun. 25 - Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
Jun. 26 - Cincinatti, OH @ Bogart's
FLYLEAF has also been confirmed for Summerfest in Milwaukee on June 28.
FLYLEAF has postponed five dates on its current headlining tour in order to allow singer Lacey Mosley to rest her vocal cords. She has issued the following statement on the matter:
"I'm so sorry, everyone. We have been working very hard to get to see all of you and play in all of your towns. We have gotten so many beautiful letters and gotten to talk to so many of you these past three years of touring and as far as I can remember we have only had to postpone one other show. I guess what we have learned is that we are not robots and we can't treat ourselves like it. My voice has been acting up this whole tour. When I went to the doctor she looked at my vocal chords and immediately started to reprimand me for the damage I had done. 'Didn't you know your voice was not well?' 'Yes, that's why I came here.' Appalled, she said, 'And still you continued to sing??' 'It's my job,' I said. And very matter of factly she stated, 'Not for long if you continue this way.' So I was ordered to be silent for five days. I'm sorry about all the shows being postponed, but we will come back and hopefully all of you will too. Thank you for your prayers, patience and understanding."
The affected dates are as follows:
April 11 - Columbus
April 13 - Detroit
April 14 - Cincinnati
April 15 - Chicago
April 17 - Madison More...
With their maiden headlining tour now underway, Flyleaf have scheduled round two with special guests Kill Hannah, Sick Puppies and Resident Hero.
The just-confirmed second leg of the "Justice & Mercy" tour kicks off May 5 in Dallas and wraps up June 15. The tour's current leg runs through April 30, and features support acts Skillet and Fair to Midland, with Dropping Daylight and Resident Hero splitting time in the opening slot.
Tickets for the May/June dates go on sale this weekend in most markets, according to a press release. A presale begins Wednesday (4/4) for members of Flyleaf's fan club. For more information, visit the band's website.
Flyleaf's self-titled album has produced two singles: "I'm So Sick" and "Fully Alive." This spring, the band will release a third single, "All Around Me."
After its headlining run, Flyleaf will return to stages this summer as part of Korn's Family Values tour. The festival's fifth installment, which is set to kick off July 20 in St. Louis, MO, will also feature co-headliners Evanescence, as well as Atreyu, Trivium and Hellyeah.
Here are the latest Flyleaf headlining tour dates: More...
The official line-up for the 2007 edition of the Family Values Tour has been announced. The tour, which will be co-headlined by Korn and Evanescence, will also feature Atreyu, Flyleaf, Trivium and Hellyeah. Talk of Aiden being on the tour was apparently premature and rumors of Lamb of God and Sevendust being on the tour had already been shot down.
Davis, Korn guitarist Munky, Vinnie and Atreyu singer Alex Varkatzas announced the tour on VirtualMTV.com in what was billed as the F--- the Press Press Conference, a virtual world open to fans and set up specifically to discuss the Family Values Tour.
An itinerary for 2007 has yet to be released, but the tour will hit the following cities: More...