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Fresh off a summer trek on the Rockstar Mayhem Festival the members of Walls of Jericho will be returning to the states to continue their ongoing touring. The band is currently headlining Europe's "Hell on Earth" and gearing up for more domination in the states with this fall US trek to kick off October 27 and run through the end of November.
Here are the latest Walls of Jericho tour dates with Ill Nino and Otep:
October 27, 2008 New Port Richey, FL @ Bourbon Street Night Club
October 28, 2008 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade (music Park)
October 30, 2008 Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero
October 31, 2008 Jacksonville, NC @ Hooligan's
November 1, 2008 Fayetteville, NC @ Jester's Pub
November 2, 2008 Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
November 4, 2008 New York, NY @ Blender Theatre @ Gramercy
November 5, 2008 Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
November 6, 2008 Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater
November 7, 2008 Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
November 8, 2008 Columbus, OH @ Al Rosa Villa
November 9, 2008 Mt. Clemens, MI @ The Hayloft
November 11, 2008 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
November 12, 2008 Mokena, IL @ The Pearl Room
November 14, 2008 Ft. Wayne, IN @ Piere's
November 15, 2008 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
November 16, 2008 Sauget, IL @ Pop's
November 17, 2008 Little Rock, AR @ The Village
November 18, 2008 Beaumont, TX @ Scout Bar
November 20, 2008 San Antonio, TX @ Scout Bar
November 21, 2008 Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
November 22, 2008 Fort Worth, TX @ Ridglea Theatre
November 23, 2008 Lubbock, TX @ Tequila Jungle
November 25, 2008 Farmington, NM @ Gator's Bar And Grill
November 26, 2008 Colorado Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
November 28, 2008 Las Vegas, NV @ Jillian's
November 30, 2008 West Hollywood, CA @ Key Club
Gothenburg, Sweden’s SISTER SIN has announced that they will be touring the U.S. this October/November with Ill Nino, OTEP and Walls Of Jericho.
Ill Nino has announced more tour dates to their trek with Otep and Walls Of Jericho.
The tour schedule is now as follows:
Oct 27 2008
New Port Richie, Florida
Oct 28 2008
Masquerade Atlanta, Georgia
Oct 30 2008
Ground Zero Spartanburg, South Carolina
Oct 31 2008
Hooligans Jacksonville, North Carolina
Nov 1 2008
Jesters Fayetteville, North Carolina
Nov 2 2008
Starland Ballroom Sayreville, New Jersey
Nov 4 2008
Blender @ Gramercy Theater New York, New York
Nov 5 2008
Crocodile Rock Allentown, Pennsylvania
Nov 6 2008
Webster Theater Hartford, Connecticut
Nov 7 2008
Sonar Baltimore, Maryland
Nov 8 2008
Al Rosa Villa Columbus, Ohio
Nov 9 2008
Hayloft Liquor Stand Mt.
Nov 11 2008
Peabodys Cleveland, Ohio
Nov 12 2008
Pearl Room Mokena, Illinois
Nov 14 2008
Nov 15 2008
Intersection Grand Rapids, Michigan
Nov 16 2008
Pop’s Sauget, Illinois
Village, Little Rock, Arkansas
Nov 18 2008
Scout Bar Beaumont, Texas
Nov 20 2008
Scout Bar San Antonio, Texas
Nov 21 2008
Scout Bar Houston, Texas
Nov 22 2008
Ridglea Theater Dallas, Texas
Nov 23 2008
Tequila Jungle Lubbock, Texas
Nov 25 2008
Gators Farmington, New Mexico
Nov 26 2008
Black Sheep Colorado Springs, Colorado
Nov 28 2008
Jillians Las Vegas, Nevada
Nov 30 2008
Key Club Los Angeles, California
STICK TO YOUR GUNS' new full-length release, "Comes From The Heart," is now available and the band is currently out supporting it on tour in Europe with Walls Of Jericho, Evergreen Terrace and many more bands on the Hell On Earth Tour 2008.
Furthermore, the band has recently finished its first video-shooting for the song "Enough Is Enough." The video premiered on the band's MySpace today and can be seen below with some entertaining behind the scene-footage.
You can catch the band live on the Hell On Earth Tour. Tour dates follow:
HELL ON EARTH TOUR 2008
Featuring STICK TO YOUR GUNS, Walls Of Jericho, Evergreen Terrace, All Shall Perish and many more
28.09. UK-London - Islington Carling Academy
29.09. UK-Plymouth - White Rabbit
30.09. UK-Sheffield - Coporation
01.10. UK-Petersborough - The Park More...
Ill Nino has lined up a co-headlining tour with Otep which begins next month. Also joining them on the bill will be Walls Of Jericho.
The tour dates are as follows:
October 27 - New Port Richie, FL @ Bourbon St.
October 28 - Atlanta, Georgia @ Masquerade
October 30 - Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero
October 31 - Jacksonville, NC @ Hooligans
November 1 - Fayetteville, NC @ Jesters
November 2 - Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
November 4 - New York, NY @ Blender Theater
November 8 - Columbus, OH @ Alrosa Villa
November 9 - Mt. Clemmens, MI @ Hayloft Liquor Stand
November 11 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabodys
November 12 - Mokena, IL @ Pearl Room
November 14 - Ft. Wayne, IN @ Pierre’s
November 15 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Intersection
November 16 - Sauget, IL @ Pop’s
November 18 - Beaumont, TX @ Scout Bar
November 20 - San Antonio, TX @ Scout Bar
November 21 - Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
November 22 - Dallas, TX @ Ridglea Theater
November 23 - Lubbock, TX @ Tequila Jungle
November 25 - Farmington, NM @ Gators
November 30 - Los Angeles, CA @ Key Club
Vocalist of Alaskan metallers, 36 CRAZYFISTS, Brock Lindow issues the following statement regarding the band’s upcoming five months of non-stop touring:
“MAYHEM is all wrapped up, and it was the greatest summer ever! Hanging out with all the awesome bands and crews was something we will never forget. Now, charging full steam ahead into the fall with so many shows to play, it’s really gonna be a killer end to this already awesome year for us! We'll see everyone at the shows!” More...
Trustkill has posted a free music sampler for August, sponsored by ALTERNATIVE PRESS Magazine. The sampler is completely FREE, downloadable, and comes with printable artwork so you can create your own CD. You can also sign up for a free two-issue trial subscription to Alternative Press Magazine.
The free sampler contains twelve tracks in all, including a new and unreleased BLEEDING THROUGH song off their upcoming album due out everywhere September 30, 2008.
Here is the tracklisting of the sampler: More...
Walls Of Jericho have posted their brand new album, "The American Dream" online for streaming. You can listen to it at the bands official Myspace.
The album is schedule to be released on July 29th.
The promoters of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem tour have posted the following message:
"Due to Northern California wild-fires, July 11th (Sacramento) Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Performance Rescheduled to Monday July 14th
"Concerned for the health and safety of our patrons, performers and employees, Live Nation announces a date change for Sacramento's scheduled Rockstar Energy Mayhem festival at The Sleep Train Amphitheater. The air quality and temperature are expected to improve by end of weekend, allowing for the event to be moved to Monday, July 14th and show time will remain 1:30pm. Tickets purchased for Friday, July 11th will be honored.
"As we enter the second week of wild fires, and the recent 100+ degree temperatures, it is in the best interest of all involved that the tour date be rescheduled as conditions are expected to improve over the weekend. A variety of city and county officials have urged area residents to avoid long-term exposure to the outdoors and limit outdoor recreational activities."
"We sincerely regret this unavoidable cancellation and apologize to fans for any disappointment caused," says tour co-founder John Reese. "And while we're thankful that the show can take place on Monday, our thoughts are with the families in this area during this difficult time. Refunds will be available at original point of purchase." More...
Walls Of Jericho has posted the new song "The American Dream" on their MySpace page.
The track is taken from the their forthcoming album of the same name, which will be released later next month through Trustkill.
"We tried some new things without doing the same thing over and over," explains guitarist Chris Rawson. "We wanted to make sure to do what we do and not go too far off the beaten track, but at the same time keep ourselves interested and excited. I would say it's more aggressive than With Devils Amongst Us All, with lots of parts to circle-pit to, so put on your running shoes and start running your ass in a circle!"
Walls of Jericho has confirmed the track listing for their new album, "The American Dream." The album is due out on July 29th and will include the following tracks:
1. The New Ministry
2. The Prey
3. The American Dream
4. Feeding Frenzy
5. The Hunter
6. Famous Last Words
7. A Long Walk Home
8. Shock Of The Century
9. Discovery Of Jones
10. Standing On Paper Stilts
11. Night Of A Thousand Torches
The album can be previewed now at this location.
IT DIES TODAY has just announced a new tour and a new music video for their upcoming album. The band will kick off a tour in August with labelmates Walls Of Jericho as well as 36 CrazyFists and more.
Their new album, "Lividity," will be out in early fall and the band is in the studio now recording. They will be filming the first video off the new album for the song "Thank You For Drinking" next week.
Singer Jason Wood checked in with an update on the video and song: "The song's slogan, like a double-entendre, translates into a so-called friend that through drinking on their own accord shows their true personality. For example, a good friend that ends up being an asshole afte getting drunk at a party or bar."
The video will be shot on location at a bar the band fequents in Sanborn, NY called "The Walmore Inn." The video will feature a friend of the band who's had too much to drink before he even gets to the bar and proceeds to start shit with everyone throughout the song, until the band has had enough and starts a bar fight. Keep your eyes peeled for the video in July, and some webisodes of the writing and recording process from It Dies Today.
The latest It Dies Today tour dates follow. More...
Walls Of Jericho will travel to Southeast Asia next month for three shows. Here are the tour dates:
6/13 Malang, Indonesia @ UMM Dome
6/14 Senayan Jakarta, Indonesia @ Basket Hall
6/15 Singapore @ TBA
A brand new WALLS OF JERICHO track, entitled "Addicted", has been posted online at this location. The song comes off the Detroit band's forthcoming EP, "Redemption", which will be released on April 29 via Trustkill Records. Produced by Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR) at his Iowa home studio, the CD features "acoustic instruments, fleshed out arrangements, and Taylor's voice on several songs," including the aforementioned "Addicted".
"Redemption" track listing:
01. Ember Drive (feat. Corey Taylor)
02. My Last Stand (feat. Corey Taylor)
03. No Saving Me
04. House Of The Rising Sun
05. Addicted (feat. Corey Taylor) More...
WALLS OF JERICHO have posted the following update:
“We can honestly say that it is a huge disappointment on our end. This has been a tour that we have been extremely excited about and looking forward to for several months and to back out was very tough for us. However our label (Trustkill Records) has decided to pull tour support funding for this tour as they feel finishing our next record is the number one priority. Our management and label both feel that we need to be writing our new record in preparation for a spring recording and with this tour we just don’t have enough time to accomplish all things. With that said the decision has been handed down and we are forced to cancel. However, this will ensure a summer/late summer release for our new as yet untitled full-length record which we have been working very hard on as of late and should turn out to be nothing short of incredible. The extra time devoted to this record is going to pay off big time and we should be able to come out with a record we can truely be proud of and excited about. We would like to apologize to all the bands on this tour for pulling out so late and we would like to also apologize to all the people who were looking forward to seeing us in the next few weeks.”
The following dates have been released for the “Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival” tour, which is set to feature SLIPKNOT, DISTURBED, MACHINE HEAD, MASTODON, DRAGONFORCE, SEVENDUST, THE RED CHORD, 36 CRAZYFISTS, SUICIDE SILENCE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, WALLS OF JERICHO, BLACK TIDE, and AIRBOURNE:
July 9 - Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheatre
July 11 - Marysville, CA @Sleep Train Amphitheatre
July 12 - Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
July 15 - Fresno, CA @ Selland Arena
July 16 - Chula Vista, CA @ Coors Amphitheatre
July 18 - Phoenix, AZ @ Cricket Wireless Pavilion
July 19 - Albuquerque, NM @ Journal Pavilion
July 20 - Englewood, CO @ Coors Amphitheatre
July 22 - Bonner Springs, KS @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
July 23 - Maryland Heights, MO @ Verizon Wireless Amph. St. Louis
July 25 - Dallas, TX @ Superpages.com Centre
July 26 - Selma, TX @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
July 27 - The Woodlands, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
July 29 - Tampa, FL @ Ford Amphitheatre at State Fairgrds.
July 30 - West Palm Beach, FL @ Cruzan Amphitheatre
August 1 - Atlanta, GA @ HiFi Buys Amphitheatre
August 2 - Noblesville, IN @ Verizon Wireless Music Center
August 3 - Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
August 6 - Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
August 8 - Toronto, ON @ The Molson Amphitheatre
August 9 - Burgettstown, PA @ Post-Gazette Pavilion
August 10 - Tinley Park, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
August 13 - Mansfield, MA @ Tweeter Center For The Perf. Arts
August 15 - Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
August 16 - Bristow, VA @ Nissan Pavilion At Stone Ridge
August 17 - Hartford, CT @ New England Dodge Music Center
August 20 - Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
August 21 - Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
SLIPKNOT, DISTURBED, DRAGONFORCE and MASTODON will the main stage on the first Rockstar Energy Mayhem festival tour, set to kick off July 9th at the White River Amphitheatre in Seattle. The tour will hit 30 cities in the US and Canada between early July and late August.
The tour will have two second stages - one featuring SEVENDUST, AIRBOURNE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, 36 CRAZYFISTS and the Jägermeister Battle of The Bands Winner. A second stage will feature MACHINE HEAD, BLACK TIDE, SUICIDE SILENCE, THE RED CHORD and WALLS OF JERICHO.
Official tour dates, cities and the tour’s Internet pre-sale will be announced in the coming weeks. Go to www.mayhemfest.com to keep up with details.
Ray Waddell of Billboard.com reports that the Rockstar Energy Mayhem tour, with SLIPKNOT and DISTURBED topping the bill, will play 30 Live Nation amphitheaters in North America during July and August.
Rockstar Mayhem is produced by Warped founder Kevin Lyman, his partner on the Rockstar Taste Of Chaos tour John Reese, CAA's Darryl Eaton, and Jason Garner, Live Nation Chief Executive Officer of North American Music.
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH is the only other band that has confirmed its participation in the trek.
According to MTV.com, SEVENDUST, MASTODON, DRAGONFORCE, SUICIDE SILENCE and WALLS OF JERICHO are among the groups that are also rumored to be taking part in the Rockstar Mayhem Tour.
Metal road warriors DevilDriver will hit the road in Winter 2008, headlining the “Bound By The Road” tour in support of their acclaimed masterwork, "The Last Kind Words." This tour marks the band’s first headline run for this album. Also on the bill are death metal legends Napalm Death, and up-and-comers Walls Of Jericho, 36 Crazyfists and InVitro. The tour begins on February 27 and runs through April 19.
Pre-sale tickets will be available exclusively for members of the band’s newly launched fan club, dubbed “The Wretched,” on Thursday, December 13, 2007, at https://tixx1.artistarena.com/devildriver/. Tickets will be available for the general public the following day. Additionally, those diehard fans who purchase 4 or more tickets at once will gain early entry into the venue, and participate in a 30-minute pre-show meet and greet with the entire band where they will be able to take photographs and have two items autographed.
“The Wretched” is an exclusive, official fan community where DevilDriver fans reap loads of benefits for the low annual cost of $19.99. Members of “The Wretched” will receive a t-shirt and patch upon signing up, automatic entry into contests, monthly giveaways, as well as more intimate access to the band through web chats and blogs.
Of the fan club and the tour, frontman Dez Fafara said, “We have just started our first fan club, and we have put together a diverse package. We have one of the greatest legends in metal playing right before us and we have a punk rock band opening for us. We’re going to do an hour to an hour-and-a-half on stage every night, and we’re going to throw in a lot of songs we have never played live before. There will be more of a production on stage, too. With lights and all. We will be playing a lot of stuff from our new record. And there will be some surprises, too, so come out and see the show!”
Below are the latest "Bound By The Road" tour dates, with more to be announced shortly. More...
I remember being at an Articles of Faith show back in the early 1980s in Chicago and thinking, "This is where I belong, these are my people." It's not 1982 anymore and you can't expect things to sound the same. The lines have blurred and you can nearly start a riot on some corners trying to define who and what is hardcore. Much of what is called hardcore these days has strong metal influences and sounds much different from what was called hardcore back in the day.
I'm a fan of lots of the old school stuff which came out of the punk scene but I also like a some of the newer 'metalcore' stuff. That being said, here are some of the recordings that are in my player or in the car on a regular basis: More...