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Rev Theory Releasing New Album

Rev Theory is back with fourth studio album, "The Revelation," which is set for a September 9th release. A striking lyric video for the scathing new track “Guns” is available below.

Rich Luzzi (vocals) states: "It's been an amazing experience recording these songs that were written and inspired from within. Julien and Matty did an incredible job producing this album and I am proud to have been able to lend my voice to it. This record takes me back to our very first release when we made music out of sheer love and passion.”

Matty McCloskey (bass) further adds: "This is the first time in our careers that we have been able to create freely. Finally given the chance to fully produce an album ourselves, we were able to capture the true vision that we imagined for Rev Theory since the very beginning. By incorporating our favorite elements from the past three records, we believe we have created the quintessential Rev album.” More...

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Rev Theory Streaming New Single

Rev Theory has partnered up with LoudWire to release brand new single, "Born 2 Destroy," which will be featured on the group's forthcoming full-length album.

This new offering is currently slated for an early 2015 release, and be on the lookout for a series of North American tour dates to be announced in the coming weeks. Rev Theory states:

"Born 2 Destroy is the first single off our new album which is coming out in early 2015. It’s now online and all over the airwaves. We’re working on a full North American tour so we can all get in your faces and melt it off. We’re back and we’re bringing the noise...B2D!" More...

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Century Media Spins Off Hard Rock Label

Century Media Records founder, Robert Kampf, has announced the formation of new record label, Another Century.

The label will focus on hard rock and has already signed several ew bands to the roster, including Los Angeles rock veterans Rev Theory, New Zealand's rising stars Like A Storm, and Chicago based group The Bloodline. Kampf comments:

"Twenty five years after starting Century Media the excitement to do another version of the label could not be any larger. My undying love for rock has driven the formation of this label Another Century. Over the years great bands like Otherwise and In This Moment have been released on Century Media but sometimes got lost or felt ill mixed among some of the heavier CM bands. Another Century now has a clear path and mission statement: To develop and break the best bands in rock to come!!!"

Otherwise is gearing up to release sophomore album, "Peace At All Costs," on September 16th and currently is having success with the single, "Darker Side of the Moon," which is currently #29 on the U.S. Active Rock charts. The album was produced by David Bottrill (Tool, Muse) and mixed by Jay Ruston (Steel Panther). The band is set to hit the road with Like A Storm next month and will be appearing at Sacramento's Aftershock festival as well as Louisville's Louder Than Life fest.

Rev Theory, formed in 2002, has sold over half a million albums and is currently wrapping up the recording for a new album. The first single, "Born 2 Destroy," is making its way to radio soon.

New Zealand's Like A Storm self-released the EP "Chaos Theory: Part I" and made its way over to the States touring with the likes of Sick Puppies, Shinedown, Alter Bridge and Creed as well as hit several festivals. The band sent the single "Love The Way You Hate Me" to radio and personally called stations to play the track. The song became a hit, soaring up the charts, where it currently is sitting at number 22. The band will have a new full-length out on Another Century on October 28th and is currently on tour now, meeting up with Otherwise next month.

The Bloodline was formed by Shaun Glass (Soil) and features vocalist Travis Neal (Divine Heresy), guitarist Chuck Wepfer, and Frankie Harchut on drums. The Bloodline is currently in the studio recording a debut album.

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Diecast Organizing Boston Benefit Show

Massachusetts act Diecast has posted the following message online about organizing a benefit show to help those affected by the recent bombing in Boston:

"Attention all band, promoter, and booking agent friends. Diecast is currently organizing a benefit concert with 100% of the proceeds going to the recent Boston Marathon Tragedy.

"The One Fund Boston has been set up to help those who were affected by the tragedy. I am asking that if you or a band you're in or a band you represent or heck a band you're just friends with, to reach out to us as we are looking to collect signed memorabilia with Boston Strong written on the items (ie drumheads, cd's, t-shirts, posters, etc.) The memorabilia is going to be needed to auction off at the benefit show.

"So far we have collected from my great friends in Crossfade, Rev Theory, Hollywood Undead, Diecast, Psychostick, and more... Need all the music community to step up here to do our part! All I ask is for a couple items. Hit me up if your band wants to help! They would be included in all the online ads, social media sites, band logo on the flyers, and their music played at the club during set changes, as well as in print ads! Hit me up ASAP and god bless!

"Let's show Boston how strong the music community is and what Boston means to the bands!!! Please email our management at alltogethermanagement@gmail.com with ideas, questions, or comments. The show date will be determined in the coming weeks and of course will be in Boston. Also if you are in a local Boston band and are interested in playing on this show, please email management as well. Thanks!" More...

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48 Hours Festival Band Lineup Announced

The daily performance times have been revealed for the inaugural 48 Hours Festival Powered by Rockstar Energy Drink, which is scheduled for Saturday, October 15th and Sunday, October 16th at the Luxor Festival Grounds on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. Band performance times are as follows:

Saturday, October 15 (doors open at 2:00 PM)

Rockstar Energy Drink Main Stage

9:10 PM Avenged Sevenfold
7:40 PM Five Finger Death Punch
6:20 PM Hollywood Undead
5:00 PM Bullet For My Valentine
4:00 PM Escape The Fate
3:00 PM Adelitas Way

Second Stage

5:40 PM Hatebreed
4:30 PM Rev Theory
3:30 PM Black Tide
2:35 PM Hell Or Highwater
2:00 PM Orange Blossom Special More...

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Five Finger Death Punch To Tour With Hatebreed

American hard rockers Five Finger Death Punch have announced details behind its forthcoming "Share The Welt" headline tour. Support on the tour will be coming from All That Remains, Hatebreed and Rev Theory. The dates, cities and venues are available below.

10/15 Las Vegas, NV – Luxor Festival Grounds
10/16 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield Theatre
10/17 Medford, OR – Medford Armory
10/19 Magna, UT – The Great Salt Air
10/22 Broomfield, CO – 1st Bank Center
10/24 Missoula, MT – Adams Center
10/25 Boise, ID – Taco Bell Arena
10/26 Reno, NV – Knitting Factory
10/28 El Paso, TX – Speaking Rock Entertainment Center
10/29 San Antonio, TX – Sunken Garden
10/31 St. Charles, MO – Family Arena
11/01 Little Rock, AR – Clear Channel Metroplex Event Center
11/02 Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
11/04 Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Ballroom
11/05 Grand Rapids, MI – Deltaplex Arena
11/06 Indianapolis, IN – The Egyptian Room
11/08 Houston, TX – House Of Blues
11/09 Corpus Christi, TX – The Pavilion
11/11 Lubbock, TX – Lonestar Pavilion
11/12 Dallas, TX – The Palladium Ballroom
11/14 Atlanta, GA – The Tabernacle
11/15 Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum Complex
11/16 Greenvile, SC – Bi-Lo Center
11/18 St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
11/19 Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live
11/21 Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live
11/22 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
11/23 New York, NY – Best Buy Theater
11/25 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
11/26 Wilkes-Barre, PA – Mohegan Sun Arena
11/27 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
11/29 Niagara Falls, NY – Rapids Theater
11/30 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
12/02 Wallingford, CT – The Oakdale Theater
12/03 Lewiston, ME – The Colisee
12/04 Montreal, QC – Metropolis
12/06 Toronto, ON – Sound Academy
12/13 Fargo, ND – The Venue
12/14 St. Paul, MN – Myth

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Five Finger Death Punch Announces New Tour Dates

After recently posting the new single "Under it and Over it" online, Five Finger Death Punch has now announced it will headlining the "Share the Welt" tour this fall. The tour is in support of the band's upcoming third album, "American Capitalist," which hits stores on October 11th, 2011.

Heading out to support Five Finger Death Punch on the tour are All That Remains, Hatebreed, and Rev Theory. More dates are set to be announced in September, so stay tuned for updates. See below for all current tour dates.

Summer festivals:

8/13 Twin Lakes, WI @ Shadow Hill Ranch
8/16 Honolulu, HI @ Blaisdell Arena
8/19 Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center – (WQBK’S A BIGGER DAY OUT)
8/20 Winnipeg, MB @ MTS Centre – (ROCK ON THE RANGE CANADA)
8/26 Post Falls, ID @ Greyhound Park Ampitheater – (KHTQ ROCK HARD AT THE PARK)
8/27 Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheatre – (KISW PAIN IN THE GRASS)
8/28 Hillsboro, OR @ Washington County Fair – (PDX ROCKFEST)
9/10 Chandler, AZ @ Firebird Raceway – (UFEST)
9/18 Dayton, OH @ Montgomery County Fairgrounds – (WXEG X FEST)
9/24 Irvine, CA @ Irvine Meadows/Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – (EPICENTER)

Share the Welt tour:

10/16 San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield
10/17 Medford, OR @ Medford Armory
10/19 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Great Slat Air
10/22 Denver, CO @ First Bank Center
10/25 Boise, ID @ Taco Bell Arena
10/26 Reno, NV @ Knitting Factory
10/28 El Paso, TX @ Speaking Rock Entertainment Center (not SHARE THE WELT)
10/29 San Antonio, TX @ Sunken Garden
11/1 Little Rock, AR @ Clear Channel Metroplex Event Center
11/2 Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom

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Black Label Society To Headline Uranium Tour

The first annual Uranium tour has been announced to kick off on May 4th and headlining the trek will be Black Label Society, the band featuring former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde and now including former Type O Negative drummer, Johnny Kelly. Also scheduled to appear are All That Remains, Hail The Villain and Rev Theory, who will be replacing All That Remains in June.

"Mistress Juliya of Uranium, like House of Blues, has always tried to identify amazing, soul crushing talent," said Kelly Kapp, vice president, House of Blues Talent. "With Black Label Society headlining Uranium Tour 2011 and All That Remains, Hail the Villain coming along for the ride we are confident House of Blues, Mistress Juliya and Right Arm Entertainment have put together a package that cannot be missed. We hope that Uranium Tour 2011 is the first of many tours to come and becomes synonymous with astonishing, bewildering breakthrough and established metal Artists that come together for a great live tour."

"We are so excited to be partnering up with House of Blues and Mistress Juliya of Fuse to bring the great rock name of Uranium back. To have Black Label Society, All That Remains and guests on board is a perfect way to relaunch Uranium," said Gary Spivack, Co-President of Right Arm Entertainment. "We can't wait for this tour to start!"

Juliya Chernetsky said, "You wanted it? You got it! It is my absolute honor to announce the return of my beloved metal brand Uranium in the form of a badass tour! In typical Uranium fashion, we bring you BLS, All That Remains, and Hail the Villain. Need I say more?"

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Lineup Announced For Carolina Rebellion

Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack, Three Days Grace, and Stone Sour are among the artists confirmed for the first ever Carolina Rebellion, which is set for Saturday, May 7 at Metrolina Expo in Charlotte, NC.

The current lineup for Carolina Rebellion is as follows: Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack, Three Days Grace, Stone Sour, Seether, Bullet For My Valentine, Theory of a Deadman, Alter Bridge, Hinder, Skillet, Saving Abel, Halestorm, Black Stone Cherry, My Darkest Days, Cavo, Rev Theory, Pop Evil, Art Of Dying and more. The festival will feature two main stages for the biggest acts in rock today, both sponsored by Monster Energy.

“Strap yourself in and hold on tight...Godsmack is coming to Carolina Rebellion to kick y'all a new asshole!!” says Sully Erna of Godsmack.

Mark Tremonti of Alter Bridge comments: "We are very much looking forward to performing at the Carolina Rebellion in Charlotte. We are honored to be sharing the stage with many great bands that night and it promises to be a memorable event." More...

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Rev Theory Posts "The Fire" Webisode Online

Rev Theory, whose "Loaded Gun" webisode we premiered yesterday, has also recently released a new webisode that documents the recording of their song "The Fire." The song is featured on the band's forthcoming album "Justice," which hits stores on February 15th. "The whole premise behind 'The Fire' is kind of about a twisted relationship", remarked bassist Matty McCloskey when asked about the meaning of "The Fire."

Lead Guitarist Rikki Lixx talks about the recording process, "We just spent most of the day recording drum tracks for 'The Fire.' We did about 100 takes, but it came out and things are looking good."

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Rev Theory Posts New Webisode For "Loaded Gun"

Metalunderground.com brings you an exclusive new webisode from modern metal band Rev Theory discussing the track "Loaded Gun." In the clip below, the band takes you into the studio to show you the recording of the song and talk about the meaning behind it. "Loaded Gun" is featured on the band's forthcoming album, "Justice," which will be in-stores on February 15th.

Rich comments on the track: "'Loaded Gun' is a pretty cool song because most times songs talk about wanting to go to the party and 'Loaded Gun' is talking about getting away from from the party.

Rev Theory "Loaded Gun" Webisode:

As previously reported, Rev Theory will be headlining the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour, which kicks off this month. Support on the tour will come from Pop Evil, Hail The Villain and Black Cloud Collective.

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Rev Theory To Headline Monster Energy Outbreak

Modern metal act Rev Theory has announced that it will be the featured headline act for the forthcoming Monster Energy Outbreak Tour. Support on the tour will come from Pop Evil, Hail The Villain and Black Cloud Collective. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below:

Feb-16 Phoenix AZ - Club House
Feb-18 Salt Lake City UT - Avalon
Feb-19 Colorado Springs CO - The Black Sheep
Feb-20 Denver CO - Bluebird
Feb-22 Des Moines IA - People's Court
Feb-23 Madison WI - Majestic Theatre
Feb-24 Kansas City MO - Midland
Feb-25 Tulsa OK - Marquee
Feb-26 Little Rock AR - Juanita's Cantina
Mar-02 Huntsville AL - Sammy T's
Mar-04 Baltimore MD - Rams Head Live
Mar-05 Hartford CT - Webster Underground
Mar-06 Jermyn PA - Eleanor Rigbys

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Rev Theory Partners w/ Jam Legend, Just Launched

Interscope artists Rev Theory have partnered with online music gaming platform Jam Legend, which has just left private beta and is now open to the public!

Rev Theory’s song “Hell Yeah” will be available at launch, with current single “Light It Up” debuting next week. Both songs come from Rev Theory’s major label debut "Light It Up," which hit stores earlier this year.

Jam Legend is, according to the press release, "a free, browser-based gaming platform that simulates the thrill of rocking out to a sold out crowd, while enabling features never before available in console games such as Rock Band or Guitar Hero." CNet’s Josh Lowensohn called it “just brilliant,” and that experience is now available to players everywhere.

On the road this winter with Hinder for the Jägermeister Music Tour, Rev Theory has been playing to sold-out crowds and, in their off time, reviewing videogames on their bus for IGN.com with their Gamercast video series.

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Rev Theory Streams Two New Live Videos

Rev Theory has streamed live videos of their singles "Light it Up" and "Hell Yeah" performed in Kansas City online. You can watch the videos below. More...

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Rev Theory To Rock Jimmy Kimmel Live

Rev Theory (formerly Revelation Theory) has just announced they will be making their national TV debut next month when they rock Jimmy Kimmel Live. The band will perform their single “Hell Yeah” in front of the live studio audience with the show airing that evening, August 6th at 12:05 a.m./11:05 p.m. central.

The band will also continue their relationship with the gaming world and EA Sports with “Hell Yeah” featured in this year’s EA Sports classic Madden '09.

The band's latest album, "Light It Up," is in stores now.

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