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California based metal band In This Moment has begun recording the band's fourth studio album at The Hideout Recording Studio with producer Kevin Churko. The album will mark the follow up to the 2010 release "A Star-Crossed Wasteland" and will be released in 2012 through Century Media.
In This Moment has issued the following announcement about splitting with drummer Jeff Fabb and guitarist Blake Bunzel:
"To our ITM friends and family,
"We want to announce that Jeff and Blake are no longer a part of In This Moment. They have left the band to support American Idol contestant James Durbin, and we wish them the best in their future endeavors. We are embracing this change with open arms, and a renewed spirit…. sometimes you have to let go of whats in your hands to reach for something greater!
"In the meantime, we are back in the studio, writing for our new album and the new songs are sounding better than anything we've done to date, we are aiming for a summer 2012 release so get ready and look out for a bigger and badder ITM in the coming year, thank you again to our friends and fans for all your love and support!"
You can check out In This Moment tracks and find more info on the group by heading over to the band's Facebook profile.
ShipRocked cruise guests will be in for a special performance from Queensryche next month when the band plays "Operation: Mindcrime" in it's entirety. “We’ve always enjoyed performing for our fans in intimate settings and the forthcoming ShipRocked cruise will certainly be one of those occasions,” states Queensryche lead singer Geoff Tate, who returns with the band for their second ShipRocked cruise. “We’re calling this one ‘Mutiny on the Mindcrime.'” More...
On September 13th, Century Media will release the "Metal For The Masses Volume 9" compilation exclusively through Hot Topic. The release consists of three discs and 48 tracks.
"We're very excited to be putting out the 9th installment of the Metal For The Masses series," says Century Media President, Don Robertson. "This low priced Hot Topic exclusive has been a very important sampler of our artists for the last decade and has proven to be a great way to give the metal community a chance to discover new music."
The track listing is as follows:
Disc One (The Century Family)
1 - Winds of Plague - California
2 - Vampires Everywhere! - Carnage At The Castle
3 - Suicide Silence - You Only Live Once
4 - Architects (UK) - Day In Day Out
5 - iwrestledabearonce - Karate Nipples
6 - Demolisher - Two Sided Coin
7 - Arsonists Get All The Girls - Will Someone Please Turn Down the Ocean
8 - Earth Crisis - Total War
9 - Suffer Well - For Today, For Yesterday, For Everyday
10 - The Devastated - The Devil's Messenger
11 - Arch Enemy - Bloodstained Cross
12 - Turisas - The Great Escape
13 - Deicide - How Can You Call Yourself a God?
14 - 7 Horns 7 Eyes - Vindicator
15 - TesseracT - Eden
Disc Two (Nuclear Blast America)
1 - Decapitated - Homo Sum
2 - All Shall Perish - There's Nothing Left
3 - Symphony X - The End Of Innocence
4 - Sepultura - Kairos
5 - Lock Up - Brethren Of The Pentagram
6 - Belphegor - Impaled Upon The Tongue Of Satan
7 - Hell - On Earth As It Is In Hell
8 - Destruction - Hate Is My Fuel
9 - World Under Blood - God Among The Waste
10 - Korpiklaani - Tequila
11 - Agnostic Front - My Life My Way
12 - Graveyard - Ain't Fit To Live Here
13 - While Heaven Wept - Destroyer Of Solace
14 - Before The Dawn - Deathstar
15 - Sylosis - Empyreal
16 - Pain - Dirty Woman
17 - Origin - Expulsion of Fury
18 - Amorphis - You I Need
19 - Scar Symmetry - Extinction Mantra More...
In This Moment has posted the following brief announcement via Facebook about the band dropping off the remaining dates for The All Stars Tour:
"Due to reasons beyond our control, we will unfortunately not be performing at the rest of The All Stars Tour dates. So sorry for any inconvenience this may cause to our fans. We love you all!!"
I sadly arrived late for the show and missed all, but seven of the bands playing. Granted, I've never listened to the openers, since the majority of the bands were hardcore; a scene that I'm familiar with, but not a part of. This lead to an incredibly awkward experience, since I was immersing myself in a completely different culture.
After finishing up an upcoming interview with In This Moment, I entered the Congress Theater to watch Iwrestledabearonce. Having been chafed by Krysta Cameron's rabid parakeet screams when I saw the band play with The Dillinger Escape Plan, I was hoping that she may have improved as a vocalist during the past year on tour. Sadly, she's just as annoying as ever in a live setting, while the actual music remains unfocused, disjointed, and truly unfunny. Comedy metal can indeed work and Iwrestledabearonce should quit it with the funny sound effects and instead move on to having the humor come from their lyrics and stage presence. GWAR and Cannabis Corpse manage to be genuinely funny in an over-the-top way without annoying me because they don't bombard me with cheesy sound effects every ten seconds. It's a shame that Iwrestledabearonce still don’t comprehend taste and only make music for their own amusement instead of that of their highly annoyed audience.
In This Moment were up next and I have to say that ITM put on a great show. Maria's voice simply works better in a live setting than it does in the studio and it's a shame that they went from headlining to only playing five songs after only a few short months. Much like my experience with Warbringer and Job For a Cowboy, In This Moment won me over in the live arena. The fact that they put on such a great performance was sadly probably wasted on playing for a hardcore crowd who didn't appreciate their music, since much of the audience had left the venue during their set.
Next up was For Today, who I'd never listened to before, but managed to put on a good show despite being pretty generic modern hardcore. While the band doesn’t break any new ground or do much to stand out, they don't annoy me as much as most contemporary hardcore does. If I were more into the neo post-hardcore scene, I'd probably give the band a few more listens. Still, they're good for what they are and anyone into contemporary hardcore should give them a shot. More...
The release date of the upcoming 2011 Femme Metal Records compilation CD "Melody & Malice" has been set for September 26th, 2011. You can check out the artwork and track listing for the compilation below.
1. Deadlock - "Virus Jones"
2. Exoterik - "Revive"
3. Regardless Of Me - "Until I Die"
4. Kittie - "Cut Throat"
5. In This Moment - "A Star Crossed Wasteland"
6. Mongrel - "Zombies Of War"
7. hAND - "Fate Sewn On"
8. Decadence - "Vulture"
9. UnSun - "Whispers"
10. Katra - "One Wish Away"
11. Crystal Viper - "Blood Of The Heroes"
12. Winter Storm - "The Embrace"
13. The Agonist - "And Their Eulogies Sang Me To Sleep"
14. Alerion - "Turn Of Fate"
15. Sarah Jezebel Deva - "The Corruption of Mercy"
16. Jaggedy Ann - "Skin Of Your Teeth"
1. Magica - "Wait For Me"
2. Witchburn - "Bleed The Stone"
3. Edenbridge - "Higher"
4. The Mariana Hollow - "Your Halo"
5. Luna Mortis - "Ash"
6. Beneath The Stares - "Guilty Bystander"
7. Achilla - "Mirrors"
8. Amberian Dawn - "Talisman"
9. Lacuna Coil - "Spellbound"
10. Triosphere - "The Anger And The Silent Remorse"
11. Solsikk - "Relish In Nervous Delights"
12. Noctis Notus - "Scarlet Storm"
13. Arch Enemy - "I Will Live Again"
14. Further From The Truth - "Drifter"
15. Evil's Desire - "Touched By Insanity"
16. Rising Dream - "Religion For The Weak" More...
Capital Chaos has posted footage online of In This Moment performing live at the Ace of Spades in Sacramento, California. You can check out the clip below.
The first batch of dates have been revealed for the upcoming 2011 "All Stars Tour," which includes Emmure, Alesana, iwrestledabearonce, blessthefall, and more. You can view the list of confirmed bands at this location, with the currently announced dates, cities and venues being located below. More dates for both the United States and Canada are expected to be added in the coming weeks.
07/22 McAllen, TX – Las Palmas Racepark
07/23 San Antonio, TX – Backstage Live
07/24 Dallas, TX – The Palladium
07/26 Louisville, KY – Expo Five
07/27 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theater
07/28 Chicago, IL – Congress Theatre
07/29 Detroit, MI – Royal Oak Theatre
07/30 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
07/31 St. Paul, MN – Station 4 Outdoors
08/02 Toronto, ON – Sound Academy
08/03 Montreal, QC – Olympia
08/04 Reading, PA – Eagle Theatre at The Sov Center
08/05 Poughkeepsie, NY – Mid Hudson Civic Center
08/06 Fitchburg, MA – Central Mass Expo Center
08/07 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
08/09 Baltimore, MD – Sonar
08/10 Richmond, VA – The National
08/11 Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore
08/12 Myrtle Beach, SC – House of Blues
08/14 Pensacola, FL – Seville Quarter Party Plaza
08/18 Scottsdale, AZ – Venue of Scottsdale
08/19 San Diego, CA – Soma
08/20 Anaheim, CA – The Grove
Notable metal bands have been revealed to be taking part in the forthcoming Australian "Soundwave Revolution" tour. The four date trek, which features over thirty bands in total, will begin in Brisbane on September 24, 2011. You can view the list of confirmed metal bands as well as the tour dates below.
Set Your Goals
The Devin Townsend Project
The Damned Things
Every Time I Die
Funeral For A Friend
Times of Grace
The Acacia Strain
In This Moment
The Word Alive
Pop and rock acts are also scheduled to appear*
09/24 Brisbane, QLD – Soundwave Revolution 2011
09/25 Sydney, NSW – Soundwave Revolution 2011
09/30 Melbourne, VIC – Soundwave Revolution 2011
10/01 Adelaide, SA – Soundwave Revolution 2011
10/03 Perth, WA – Soundwave Revolution 2011
Update: the dates for the tour are now available at this location.
The full lineup for the inaugural edition of "The All Star Tour" has been announced. The tour will run from July 22, 2011 through to August 22. The confirmed list of dates are expected to be announced shortly. In the meantime here are the bands participating in the 2011 "All Stars Tour."
In This Moment
Born Of Osiris
The Ghost Inside
After The Burial
For All Those Sleeping
Memphis May Fire (select dates)
Motionless In White
Sleeping With Sirens
Metalholic has posted a video interview online with Chris Howorth and Maria Brink of In This Moment, in which they discuss touring, tattoos, and the band's 4th album. You can check out the interview below.
System Divide recently completed a North American tour with Eluveitie, 3 Inches of Blood, and Holy Grail. The band will be back in the states at the end of April with none other than In This Moment, Straight Line Stitch, and Sister Sin. System Divide vocalist Miri Milman commented on the upcoming tour:
"After a great run with Eluveitie throughout North America, we're very excited to get back on the road as part of Revolver's Hell hath no Fury tour. It was an honor to be part of the magazine's calendar and special Halloween issue and being on this tour makes the whole experience come around full cycle. We're looking forward to go back to some of the places we played on our previous tour and perhaps recognize some of the faces I might have ran into as well as meeting some new people and having a blast every day. Get ready for some ridiculous amounts of 'girl power'!"
The tour will kick off on April 22nd in Santa Ana, California, and will run through May 15th. The details are as follows:
04/22 Santa Ana, CA Galaxy Theatre
04/23 Bakersfield, CA Jerry's
04/24 Sacramento, CA Ace of Spades
04/25 Sparks, NV The Alley
04/27 Boise, ID Knitting Factory
04/28 Seattle, WA Studio Seven
04/29 Portland, OR Bossanova Ballroom
04/30 Spokane, WA The A Club
05/01 Billings, MT The Railyard
05/03 Des Moines, IA The House of Bricks
05/05 Madison, WI The Annex
05/06 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection
05/07 Barrington, IL Penny Rd Pub
05/08 Evansville, IN Boney Junes
05/09 Little Rock, AR Downtown Music
05/10 Lawrence, KS The Bottleneck
05/11 Tulsa, OK The Marquee
05/13 Albuquerque, NM Launchpad
05/15 Flagstaff, AZ The Orpheum
American modern metal act In This Moment has revealed the dates for its upcoming headline tour of the United States. Support on the trek will come from Straight Line Stitch, System Divide and Sister Sin. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below:
04/22 Santa Ana, CA – Galaxy Theatre
04/23 Bakersfield, CA – Jerry’s
04/24 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
04/25 Sparks, NV – The Alley
04/27 Boise, ID – Knitting Factory
04/28 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven
04/29 Portland, OR – Bossanova Ballroom
04/30 Spokane, WA – The A Club
05/01 Billings, MT – The Railyard
05/03 Des Moines, IA – The House of Bricks
05/05 Madison, WI – The Annex
05/06 Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection
05/07 Barrington, IL – Penny Rd Pub
05/08 Little Rock, AR – Downtown Music
05/10 Lawrence, KS – The Bottleneck
05/11 Tulsa, OK – The Marquee
05/12 Lubbock, TX – Jakes
05/13 Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad
05/14 Tucson, AZ – The Rock
05/15 Flagstaff, AZ – The Orpheum
PCM has posted a video interview online with In This Moment while the band was out on the Music As A Weapon tour with Korn and Disturbed. You can check out the video clip below.
The Music As A Weapon tour is scheduled to make five Eastern-Canadian stops. The Music As A Weapon features Co-headliners Disturbed and Korn with support from Sevendust and In This Moment. You can view the Canadian stops on the tour below:
03/30 Ottawa, ON – Scotiabank Arena
03/31 Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
04/02 Quebec City, QC – Colisee Pepsi Arena
04/04 Saint John , NB – Harbour Station
04/05 Halifax, NS – Halifax Metro Centre
A new batch of dates have been added to the current edition of the "Music As A Weapon Tour." The tour, which features co-headliners Disturbed and Korn with support coming from Sevendust and In This Moment, will now reach an additional five cities across the United States. You can view the full list of newly confirmed dates, cities, and venues below:
03/20 Brookings, SD – Swiftel Center
03/22 Mankato, MN – Verizon Wireless Center
03/24 Council Bluffs, IA – Mid America Center
03/25 Cedar Rapids, IA – US Cellular Arena
03/26 Saginaw, MI – Dow Events Center
A new batch of dates have been added to the current edition of the "Music As A Weapon Tour." The tour, which features co-headliners Disturbed and Korn with support coming from Sevendust and In This Moment, will now reach an additional eight cities across the United States. You can view the full list of newly confirmed dates, cities, and venues below:
03/08 Belton, TX – Bell County Expo Center
03/09 Las Cruces, TX – NMSU Pan American Center
03/11 Tucson, AZ – Tucson Convention Center
03/12 Las Vegas, NV – The Joint
03/13 Sacramento, CA – ARCO Arena
03/15 Portland, OR – Memorial Coliseum
03/17 Yakima, WA – Yakima Valley SunDome
03/18 Missoula, MT – Adams Center
In This Moment was recently interview on Elizabeth Rawwwr's "Having Tea With Voodoo Dollies" show. Footage from the interview is available in the video clip found below.
MTV2's "Headbangers Ball: The Year In Metal" has been posted online in its entirety. The half-hour long episode features Anthrax, Max Cavalera, In This Moment and Rob "Blasko" Nicholson of Ozzy Osbourne. You can view the episode below: