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Gwen Stacy Calls It Quits

American metalcore act Gwen Stacy has posted the following statement online in regards to the band's decision to call it quits and disband:

"After six years, nineteen countries, countless US tours, two albums, and an EP, Gwen Stacy has decided call it quits. We feel like now is the best time to end the band and pursue other options and directions in life. We would like to thank everyone who has been involved with the bands career over the years.

"There are too many people to thank everyone individually, but we would like to send a special thanks to past members TJ Sego, Cole Wallace, Bobby Oakley, Josh Rickard, Mike Bryant, and Chris Suter, our manager Mark LaFay, Carl Severson and everyone else at what was Ferret Music, Once Nothing, Life In Your Way, Poison The Well, Haste The Day, Vanna, and every other band that we’ve been able to share the road with.

"Thank you as well to anyone who came out to a show, bought a shirt or cd, sang along, let us crash on their floor, or was just supportive in any way.

"A few of the members will be starting new projects and we will be updating our pages as these projects start to unfold. We want to assure everyone that we are splitting up on good terms. We’re all excited to see what everyone has in store for their future endeavors. Be sure to keep checking back to follow up with what everyone is doing.

"Our last show will be Saturday November 20th at Rhino’s, 331 S Walnut St. Bloomington, IN. Please come out and get gross with us one final time.

"Thanks again for everything…
Brent, Geoff, Patrick, Matt, and Brett"

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This Or The Apocalypse Streaming New Song Online

Lancaster, Pennsylvania’s THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE has revealed another track, "Subverse," from their Good Fight Music debut, "Haunt What’s Left." The track is located at their MySpace page. "Haunt What’s Left" will stream in it’s entirety on MySpace Metal on the day of the release, June 22nd. "Haunt What’s Left" is produced by Josh Wilbur and Chris Adler.The upcoming This Or The Apocalypse tour dates are as follows:

THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE TOUR DATES W/ GWEN STACY, INHALE EXHALE:
6/11 Columbus, GA @ Gallery 13
6/12 Pensacola, FL @ The Vault
6/13 Jacksonville, FL @ Transitions Art Gallery
6/14 West Palm Beach, FL @ Ground Control
6/15 Jacksonville, FL @ Murray Hill Theatre
6/16 Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue
6/17 Charleston, SC @ The Oasis
6/19 Virginia Beach, VA @ Club Relevant
6/20 Raleigh, NC @ The Brewery
6/21 Mount Airy, MD @ Mt. Airy Firehall
6/22 Spotswood, NJ @ Spotswood VFW
6/23 Vineland, NJ @ Hangar 84
6/24 Albany, NY @ Bogies
6/25 Manchester, NH @ Rocko's
6/26 Jermyn, PA @ Eleanor Rigby’s
6/27 Lemoyne, PA @ Championship
6/28 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s
6/29 Toledo, OH @ Frankies
6/30 Mt. Clemens, MI @ The Hayloft

THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE W/ FOR THE FALLEN DREAMS, LEGEND, I DECLARE WAR:
7/8 Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theatre
7/9 Findlay, OH @ The Lighthouse
7/10 Tinley Park, IL @ Fiesta
7/11 Kansas City, MO @ El Torreon
7/12 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
7/17 Orangevale, CA @ The Boarwalk
7/18 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
7/19 San Diego, CA @ The Epicentre
7/20 Mesa, AZ @ The Underground
7/21 Albuquerque, NM @ The Compound

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Gwen Stacy and Vanna To Tour

New England bred post-hardcore outfit Vanna will be hitting the road with metalcore group Gwen Stacy beginning February 19 through March 12.

Touring in support of their latest release, "A New Hope," out now on Epitaph Records, Vanna recently departed amicably with their former singer Chris Preece and recruited Boston native Davey Muise to fill the position.

“Davey has brought new life to the band...along with the energy we've always needed,” says co-vocalist/guitarist Evan Pharmakis. “He has a deeper more mature tone to his voice, and a true passion for what Vanna is and where we are going.”

Here are the Gwen Stacy and Vanna tour dates:

Feb 13 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
Feb 19 – Kansas City, MO – The El Torreon
Feb 20 – Colorado Springs, CO – Stargazers Theater
Feb 21 – Salt Lake City, UT – Club Sound at The Venue
Feb 22 – Boise, ID – The Venue
Feb 23 – Spokane, WA – The Blvd
Feb 24 – Seattle, WA – Studio Seven
Feb 25 – Portland, OR – Satyricon
Feb 27 – Stockton, CA – Plea For Peace Center
Feb 28 – Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
March 1 – Bakersfield, CA – Jerry’s Pizza
March 2 – Palmdale, CA – The Crossing
March 3 – Canoga Park, CA – Cobalt Café
March 5 – Tempe, AZ – 23 West
March 7 – San Antonio, TX – White Rabbit
March 8 – Corpus Christi, TX – House of Rock
March 9 – Houston, TX – The Junction
March 10 – Plano, TX – Eisenbergs
March 11 – Oklahoma City, OK – Conservatory
March 12 – Russellville, AK – The Journey Church

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Gwen Stacy Premieres New Video For Online

Gwen Stacy has premiered their new music video for "The First Words" online on MySpace. The song is off their latest album "A Dialogue," which is available in stores and online now. Check out the video below.

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Gwen Stacy Casting Call for This Thursday

Gwen Stacy is currently looking for extras/fans to take place in their music video shoot this Thursday, October 15th/ The shoot will take place in an abandoned city near O'Hare Airport in Chicago. The band will be performing on the empty streets and we need fans to fill them up.

So if you are over 18 and interested in attending, send your photo(s), age and location of where you live to gwenstacyvid@gmail.com and the band will get back to you about the details where and what time to meet on the 15th.

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Gwen Stacy Posts Title Track For New Album Online

Gwen Stacy has posted the title track from their upcoming album, "A Dialogue," on their MySpace player.

The album is available for pre-order now. You can get the album on it's own at the Solid State Store or bundled with a T-shirt here. Zambooie has the album with T-shirt and 7" record with 2 additional songs. Or you can also go to Smartpunk and get the album with a set of Gwen Stacy headphones.

In related news, the band recently posted a trailer for their bonus DVD for "A Dialgue."

"A Dialogue" will be available in stores and online October 20th.

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Gwen Stacy Posts "A Dialogue" DVD Trailer

Gwen Stacy has posted a trailer for the "A Dialogue" DVD. The DVD comes with the band's new album that you can get exclusively at Hot Topic. "A Dialogue" is available in stores and online October 20th. Here's the DVD trailer:

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Gwen Stacy Posts Another New Song, "Profit Motive"

Gwen Stacy has put another new song, "Profit Motive," up now on their MySpace player, along with their recently posted song "The First Words." The song is off their upcoming album, "A Dialogue," which is available in stores and online October 20th. The band will be putting up something new related to the album every Friday until the release date.

In related news, the band moved their video shoot that they were seeking extras for to next weekend. The shoot will take place outside of Chicago, if you need more info, email gwenstacyvid@gmail.com for further details.

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Gwen Stacy's "A Dialogue" Art and Tracklisting

Gwen Stacy has revealed the complete tracklisting and cover art for their upcoming new album, "A Dialogue." You can now check out the cover art here and the tracklisting below. "A Dialogue" is available in stores and online October 20th.

Here is the tracklisting for "A Dialogue":

1. The First Words
2. Profit Motive
3. A Dialogue
4. Creation and How I See It
5. Words of the New Prophet
6. Devil Devil
7. Addictionary
8. Braveheart
9. A Middle Ground
10. The Making Of
11. The Sound of Letting Go

Head over to their MySpace page to listen to the first new song, "The First Words."

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Gwen Stacy Posts "The First Words" Online

Gwen Stacy has posted a new song, "The First Words," online on their MySpace page. The song is off their upcoming album "A Dialogue" which will be available in stores and online October 20th. Keep checking back every Friday until release day for something new from the band.

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Haste The Day Selling All Albums for $8 Each

Solid State band Haste The Day announced that they're selling each of their albums for $8. You can get the links for these albums here. They're currently on tour with Misery Signals, and have countless dates on the Scream The Prayer Tour with Gwen Stacy, The Chariot, and For Today. You can see these tour dates here.

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Sleeping Giant Releases New Song

Sleeping Giant have posted a new song titled 'Gang Signs' from their upcoming sophomore album "Sons Of Thunder." You can hear it on their Myspace page. You can also go to their online store and pre-order the album with an exclusive Sleeping Giant T-shirt for $15. "Sons Of Thunder" is set to release June 23.

Sleeping Giant will be on the Scream The Prayer Tour with The Chariot, A Plea For Purging, Haste The Day, and Gwen Stacy. Tour Dates after the jump. More...

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Gwen Stacy Announces New Vocalist

Gwen Stacy has found a replacement for departed singer Bob Oakley. Now joining the band is Once Nothing guitar player Geoff Jenkins. The band had the following to say:

"Our friend Geoff Jenkins will be taking over vocal duties for Gwen Stacy. He is coming to us from our very very good friends in Once Nothing. He had been playing guitar for them for about the last thow years. Before that he was the front man of a band and has been looking for an opportunity to do vocals again.

"We are very excited about this transition....we hope you guys will be as happy with it as we are. We understand we've been through alot of changes this year and how it can be disheartening, but please believe it has all been for the best. As your friends we ask you please do not be discouraged, because we will be stronger than ever in the new year. We also have a little surprised planned for early next year that will give you all a chance to hear what Geoff can do."

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Gwen Stacy Singer Bobby Oakley Quits


Gwen Stacy has amicably parted ways with vocalist, Bobby Oakley. The group has issued the following statement:

"After a year of touring with Gwen Stacy, Bobby has decided to step down. He has decided that his heart is no longer with being in a touring band. He's off to finish his degree in graphic design and spend time with loved ones. We want to thank him for joining the band when we were in need of a guitar player and keeping the band alive by filling in on vocals when we were almost down and out. It is sad to see him go, but he's got great things in store. Bob, we love you.

"Now for the good news... We will not be missing any tour dates. We are happy to let you know that our friend Keith Jones, formerly of the Rise Records band Oceana, will be doing vocals for us on this tour. We're excited to have him around and hope that you all are excited as well. It's going to be a lot of fun."

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Stick To Your Guns, Gwen Stacy, etc. Tour Dates

Stick to Your Guns, Mychildren Mybride, Gwen Stacy, Agraceful, and Attack! Attack! will team up for a four-week tour, set to kick off in late-November. The tour dates include:

11/24 Philadelphia, PA @ Broad Street Ministry
11/25 Springfield, VA @ Jaxx West
11/26 Greensboro, NC @ Club Remix
11/27 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade (Hell)
11/28 Augusta, GA @ Club Hollywood
11/29 Jacksonville, FL @ Fuel
11/30 Delray Beach, FL @ Backbone Music
12/1 Winter Park, FL @ Island Oasis
12/2 Tampa, FL @ Orpheum
12/3 Pensacola, FL @ The Red Door
12/4 Lafayette, LA @ Boondocks Live Music Venue
12/5 Houston, TX @ Java Jazz
12/6 San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
12/7 Dallas, TX @ The Max
12/9 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
12/10 Bakersfield, CA @ Jerry's Pizza
12/11 Modesto, CA @ Modesto Virtual
12/12 Hollywood, CA @ Key Club West
12/13 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
12/14 Palmdale, CA @ Palmdale Veterans Hall
12/15 San Jose, CA @ SJ Skate
12/16 Fresno, CA @ The Exit
12/17 Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk
12/18 Apple Valley, CA @ Angel's Roadhouse
12/19 San Diego, CA @ Soma

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Unearth Reveals More New Album Details, Tour Dates

Details surrounding Unearth's recently completed new album, "The March," have been revealed as well as dates on their fall headlining tour.

The band posted in their blog:
"Well, we've completed work on our new album entitled The March which is scheduled to drop on October 14 via Metal Blade Records. According to Trevor, 'The March' symbolizes both the evil and hopeful sides of humanity. The Evil: With the constant balancing act of power within government, religion and our financial institutions, there lies the chance of those most hungry for power to alter and restrict our freedoms for their gain. The Hopeful: This represents the faith in mankind as the most powerful force on the planet. If we come together and do not fight over religion, class and borders then we hold the key to a peaceful world. There are two possible futures in store; either a March of power and greed or a March of a unified human race."

The final track listing for "The March" is:

1. My Will Be Done
2. Hail the Shrine
3. Crow Killer
4. Grave of Opportunity
5. We Are Not Anonymous
6. The March
7. Cutman
8. The Chosen
9. Letting Go
10. Truth or Consequence

In advance of the release of "The March," Unearth will be heading out on a U.S. tour with Protest the Hero, The Acacia Strain, Whitechapel and Gwen Stacy. The band will be debuting a couple of new songs from "The March" while on tour as well

The tour dates are as follows: More...

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