Drop Dead Gorgeous
From: Denver, CO, United States
Last Known Status: Active
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Attila will release their Artery Recordings / Razor & Tie debut, RAGE, on May 11th. The band, made up of Fronz (vocals), Nate (guitar), Chris (guitar), Sean (drums) and Paul (bass) is the fourth addition to the Artery/Razor and Tie joint venture.
Coming from Atlanta, the members of Attila were influenced by a wide and eclectic range of artists from dirty south rappers to assorted metal bands. Their new album showcases the impression the Atlanta music scene instills with the band. Regarding the meaning behind RAGE, lead singer Fronz stated, "The title can be perceived in many ways, one obviously being a state of extreme anger, and the other being its more obvious slang meaning - to party! I have always been a fan of play-on-words and double meanings, and that's what drew me to this title more than anything."
The party metal band hails from Atlanta, but has spent the past two years touring full time. After wrapping up a four week tour in Europe supporting hed(PE), Attila is jumping right into a summer-long US tour with Drop Dead Gorgeous starting April 8th. Despite the toll of constantly being on the road, Fronz said, "We are all enjoying the touring lifestyle, and we are looking forward to constantly progressing and participating in bigger tours."
Artery Recordings is the label home to The Artery Foundation and is an imprint of independent label Razor & Tie, whose first two releases are Chelsea Grin and Bury Tomorrow.
Here are the upcoming ATTILA tour dates: More...
Tonight's Headbangers Ball on MTV2 at 2 AM ET/PT will feature metalcore/screamo band Eyes Set To Kill and the following lineup of videos:
Eyes Set to Kill - "Darling"
Dirge Within - "Forever the Martyr"
Eyes Set To Kill On Pee
Drop Dead Gorgeous - "Two Birds, One Stone"
Eyes Set To Kill On Their Own, 'Heights'
Eyes Set to Kill - "Heights"
Eyes Set To Kill On Bands They Love
Eyes Set To Kill On Darkest Hours', 'Demons'
Hatebreed - "Thirsty and Miserable"
Eyes Set To Kill On Escape The Fate's, '10 Miles Wide'
Escape the Fate - "10 Miles Wide"
Eyes Set To Kill On The Best Thing About Being On Tour
Goatwhore - "Apocalyptic Havoc"
Eyes Set to Kill - "Reach"
Drop Dead Gorgeous, Alesana, Fear Before The March Of Flames, I Set My Friends On Fire, and With Grace We Fall will embark upon a U.S. tour next March. Here are the latest tour dates:
3/6 New York, NY @ Gramercy
3/7 Worcester, MA @ Palladium
3/8 Chester, PA @ The Note West
3/9 Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
3/12 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
3/13 Jacksonville, FL @ Fuel Coffeehouse
3/14 Orlando, FL @ The Social
3/16 Metarie, LA @ High Ground 4H
3/17 Corpus Christi, TX @ House of Rock
3/18 Pharr, TX @ Pharr Convention Center
3/19 Austin, TX @ Emo's (SXSW)
3/20 Houston, TX @ Java Jazz
3/21 San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
3/22 Dallas, TX @ The Max
3/24 Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
3/25 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
3/26 Pheonix, AZ @ Clubhouse
3/27 San Diego, CA @ Soma
3/29 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
3/31 San Luis Obispo, CA @ Downtown Brew
4/3 Fresno, CA @ The Exit
4/4 Sacramento, CA @ Boardwalk
4/5 San Francisco, CA @ Slim's
4/7 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
4/8 Seattle, WA @ King Cobra
4/9 Spokane, WA @ The Big Dipper
4/10 Boise, ID @ The Venue
4/11 Salt Lake City, UT @ Avalon
4/12 Denver, CO @ Marquis
4/14 Minneapolis, MN @ Station 4
4/15 Madison, WI @ The Majestic Theatre
4/16 Milwaukee, WI @ Rave B
4/17 Chicago, IL @ Reggie's
4/18 Detroit, MI @ Eagle Theatre at Crofoot
4/19 Cleveland, OH @ Agora
4/20 Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls
4/21 Buffalo, NY @ Xtreme Wheelz
4/23 Toronto, ONT @ Opera House
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
Dates have been confirmed for a U.S. tour featuring Aiden, Still Remains, and Drop Dead, Gorgeous have been announced. Here are the tour dates:
9/11 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
9/14 Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theater
9/15 Lawrence, KS @ Bottleneck
9/16 St. Louis, MO @ Creepy Crawl
9/17 St. Paul, MN @ Station 4
9/19 Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
9/20 Chicago, IL @ Metro
9/21 Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew’s Hall
9/22 Toronto, ONT @ Opera House
9/23 Buffalo, NY @ The Icon
9/24 Troy, NY @ Revolution Hall
9/25 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
9/27 New York, NY @ Highline Ballroom
9/28 Philadelphia, PA @ Theater of the Living Arts
9/29 Baltimore, MD @ Otto Bar
9/30 Charlotte, NC @ Tremont Music Hall
10/1 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
10/2 Orlando, FL @ The Club at Firestone
10/4 Houston, TX @ The Meridian
10/5 San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
10/6 Dallas, TX @ The Door
10/8 Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse
10/9 Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre
10/10 San Diego, CA @ Soma
10/12 San Francisco, CA @ Slim's
Drop Dead, Gorgeous, The Devil Wears Prada, Dance Gavin Dance, and At The Throne Of Judgement will be hitting the road together in June. Here are the dates:
6/7 Wichita, KS @ Eagles Lodge
6/8 Omaha, NE @ Sokol Underground
6/9 Iowa City, IA @ The Picador
6/10 Joplin, MO @ The Foundry
6/12 DeKalb, IL @ The House Café
6/13 Grand Rapids, MI @ Skeletones
6/14 Toledo, OH @ Headliners
6/15 Edinboro, PA @ The Hangout
6/16 Rochester, NY @ Water St. Music Hall
6/17 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft
6/18 Kingston, PA @ Backstage Enterprises
6/20 Louisville, KY @ Uncle Pleasant's
6/21 Nashville, TN @ Rocketown
6/22 Cordova, TN @ Skatepark of Memphis
6/23 Little Rock, AR @ Vino's
6/24 Metarie, LA @ High Ground
When an event has been around for 13 years, it's usually time to shake things up. And while Ozzfest chose to do that by going free, the Vans Warped tour opted to piece together one of its most diverse rosters to date. While not a metal tour, it does feature a hand full of heavier metalcore and screamo bands, most notably Norma Jean, As I Lay Dying, Funeral For A Friend, Haste The Day, Parkway Drive, and Maylene and the Sons of Disaster.
The tour, which will kick off June 28 at Chula Vista, California's Coors Amphitheater, is currently slated to play 45 shows through an August 25 date in Los Angeles with a lineup that includes Coheed and Cambria, Bad Religion, New Found Glory, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Cute Is What We Aim For, Bayside and Canadian rapper K-os.
Among the other groups that will be on the road with Warped all summer are Amber Pacific, Circa Survive, Tiger Army, Escape the Fate, Hot Rod Circuit, Big D and the Kids Table, Paramore, Gallows, the Matches, the Fabulous Rudies, Meg and Dia, All Time Low, Bleed the Dream, the Unseen, Spill Canvas, Evaline, Bless the Fall, Boys Like Girls, My American Heart, Vincent Black Shadow, Throw the Fight and Pepper.
Tour founder Kevin Lyman said he had plenty of options to choose from when putting together the roster. "We received over 4,000 submissions, so in booking the tour this year I felt that a diverse lineup was in order," he said in a press release announcing the dates. "The tour has always been a place to explore and discover new music. This year's lineup has old school, emo, punk, screamo, hip-hop, more ska than you have seen in a long time and everything in between. If you're open-minded, this will be a great show."
Members of the online Warped community will get their annual shot at Internet presale tickets starting April 1, where they'll be offered a ticket and a copy of the Warped Tour double-disc compilation for $19.99.
Among the other acts scheduled to play select dates are: A Static Lullaby, the Actual, Agent Orange, Alesana, Alkaline Trio, the Almost, Anberlin, As Cities Burn, As I Lay Dying, the Automatic, Biffy Clyro, the Briefs, the Briggs, Buck O Nine, Cinematic Sunrise, the Confession, the Dear and Departed, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Envy on the Coast, the Fall of Troy, Family Force 5, Fishbone, Flogging Molly, the Fold, Funeral for a Friend, the Graduate, Haste the Day, Hawthorne Heights, Human Abstract, I Am Ghost, Madina Lake, Mayday Parade, Maylene and the Sons of Disaster, New Year's Day, Norma Jean, Parkway Drive, Pennywise, Pistolita, Play Radio Play, POS, Poison the Well, Scary Kids Scaring Kids, Set Your Goals, So They Say, the Starting Line, Straylight Run, Supernova, the Toasters, Underoath, the Used, Valencia, The Vandals and Yellowcard.
More bands and dates are expected to be added in coming months.
Vans Warped Tour 2007 dates, according to the tour's spokesperson, are as follows: More...
I happened to be lucky, or unlucky enough considering the quality of the bands to win some free tickets via my local radio station to this show, and since it has been over a year since I've been to a concert I decided to go.
I can honestly say before the show despite being from Oklahoma City I had never heard of Rikits and there was actually another band on the bill that they had replaced, but they, in fact, were the ones who made the night worth it. They are a great 5 piece act, with a very heavy sound throughout all of their songs. The singing leaves alot to be desired but the band played a solid 5 song set. They sound a lot like Dry Kill Logic, so if you are into those types of bands I would highly recommend checking them out, as they are creating quite a buzz in the area, and have a very well put together guitar/bass trio.
The second band, Drop Dead Gorgeous, was screamo-core Underoath type and I am totally biased to hating this type of music, so I will just say they played a 6 song set, and the crowd was semi-into them considering the headliner I suppose this band was a good fit. They were from Denver, Colorado and apparently doing fairly well in the business, but I just could not get into them.
Lastly Bullet for My Valentine came on stage. I've never been a fan of the music I've heard by them, but I honestly haven't heard much. I heard that damn "4 Words To Choke Upon" all the time on Madden, so I was halfway looking forward to how they played it live. When they took stage the electricity in the small venue jumped. It was a max 1,000 crowd but honestly those types of shows are the most initimate and in my opinoin the best. Bullet For My Valentine came out strong with "4 Words" and to my surprise they were alot harder live then I could have anticipated. I was really pleased with the sound, and so was the crowd. There was a lot of crowd surfing, but unfortunately no moshing, which at 7 beers I was extremely hoping for. They played all of their singles, most of which have names I cant remember, but they did play "Tears Dont Fall" and their most recent single of which also cannot remember. I took my brother who is really into this band and he said they played really well compared to the album and did, in fact, play all of their singles as well as a few more popular songs from their discography. It was a decent show, and had I known about it, I would have been willing to pay the $10 just to see Rikits. All in all it was a great show.