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There's a little something for everyone this week in the latest collection of new metal tracks added to the Rock Band Network, from black metal to power metal and a whole lot in-between. These songs have now landed on the Xbox 360 version of the game:
Powerman 5000 - "V is for Vampire" (160 MSP)
All Shall Perish - "A Pure Evil" (160 MSP)
All Shall Perish - "My Retaliation (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP)
Asking Alexandria - "Hey There Mr. Brooks (RB3 version)" (160 MSP)
Devin Townsend - "N9" (160 MSP)
Ethereal Collapse - "Category III: Architect" (80 MSP)
Ethereal Collapse - "Category III: Architect (2x Bass Pedal)" (80 MSP)
Fallen Angel - "Sad Wings" (160 MSP)
Francisco Meza - "Rage and Pain (2x Bass Pedal)" (80 MSP)
Halcyon Way - "Icon of Resolution" (80 MSP)
Halcyon Way - "Icon of Resolution (2x Bass Pedal)" (80 MSP)
Watain - "Underneath the Cenotaph" (160 MSP)
These songs also hit the PS3 edition on 12/20 (North America) and 12/21 (Europe):
Between the Buried and Me - "Selkies: The Endless Obsession" ($1.99)
Powerman 5000 - "Show Me What You've Got" ($1.99)
Asking Alexandria's new remix album "Step Up & Scratched" was released earlier this week and it has already become the #1 album on the iTunes Electronic Album chart.
Celldweller remixed the track "A Lesson Never Learned" for the record, and you can check out the remix in the player below. You can also listen to the previously posted "Reckless and Relentless" remix at this location.
Bryan Stars has posted a new video interview online with vocalist Danny Worsnop and guitarist Ben Bruce from Asking Alexandria during the "World War III" tour. You can check out the video interview in the player below.
Asking Alexandria has teamed up with Hot Topic to stream a new remix titled "Reckless and Relentless (Document One Remix)." You can check out the song in the player below.
The track is taken from the upcoming "Stepped Up and Scratched" remix album, which is set for a November 21st release, with full details available here.
Asking Alexandria's remix record, "Stepped Up and Scratched," has finally arrived and is now officially set for a November 21st release. The disc features remixes from such names as Borgore, Celldweller, Born of Osiris, Big Chocolate, Tomba and more. Click here to check out the "Stepped Up and Scratched" pre-order packages.
The group kicks off a co-headlining North American tour alongside Hollywood Undead on Nov. 1st with Borgore, We Came As Romans ,and D.R.U.G.S. Immediately following this tour the group will join forces with Avenged Sevenfold for a series of dates to wrap-up the year. Be sure to head over to the band's Facebook profile now to view their entire tour itinerary.
Ben Bruce (guitars) states: “Finally, after months of gossip and hype it is here! Stepped Up and Scratched has arrived. It's the only remix album worth buying, haha. Stepped Up and Scratched was a concept we came up with about three years ago while recording Stand Up and Scream. We are all into a lot of different kinds of music (rock, pop, blues, swing, dance, house, electro etc.), so stepping out of our comfort zone is something we are used to. Stepped Up and Scratched is proof of that. This album is a representation of this band as an artist, not just as a metal band. It is full of great remixes that would be perfect in a club/rave setting or at home just to party to. Not only is Stepped up and Scratched a predominantly electronic album, but we decided we wanted to keep it heavy and be different so you will find a lot of the actual music has been left in to the mixes making it a really unique listen and a completely fresh sound/feel. We had a lot of fun working on this record along side the many talented DJ's that appear on the album. Check it out as its really an album to just get wild to. Enjoy!
"North America, we are back baby. No more rules, no more waiting and no more bullshit. We are fucking back and we are coming back hard. This is going to be our most uncompromising and crazy live show yet. We won't stop until everyone knows our name. We won't stop until this music kills us. The WWIII tour with Hollywood Undead is the start of a new era. It's the start of something special. We are stronger, louder, harder and more determined than ever. This tour is about all of us. Lets have the time of our lives. See you all there.”
Asking Alexandria has posted a new live music video online for "Not The American Average," which was shot at Epicenter 2011 in Irvine, CA at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. You can check out the clip below.
It's a sad day for metal fans looking for something new on the Xbox 360 version of the Rock Band Network, with only a song from Attack Attack! being of possible interest in this week's lineup. PS3 fans are getting all the love this time around, with the Rock Band Network announcing it is now adding songs with 2X bass pedal support.
The following tracks hit the PS3 edition on Tuesday, 10/11/2011 (North America) and Wednesday, 10/12/2011 (Europe):
After the Burial - "Your Troubles Will Cease and Fortune Will Smile Upon You"
Amberian Dawn - "City of Corruption"
Cynic - "The Space for This"
These PS3 tracks will also be available with 2X bass pedal support:
After the Burial - "Your Troubles Will Cease and Fortune Will Smile Upon You (2x Bass Pedal)"
Amberian Dawn - "City of Corruption (2x Bass Pedal)"
Asking Alexandria - "Morte et Dabo (2x Bass Pedal)"
Between the Buried and Me - "Alaska (2x Bass Pedal)"
Cynic - "The Space for This (2x Bass Pedal)"
After wrapping up their fall dates on The Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival, Avenged Sevenfold will hit the road for their own headlining "Buried Alive" tour, which launches in Ft. Meyers, Florida, on November 23rd. Hollywood Undead, Asking Alexandria, and Black Veil Brides are also on the bill. Ticket prices range from $35-45 including special family four pack offers in particular markets.
VIP bundles will be available for all tour dates on September 20th. For more information, visit AvengedSevenfold.com. Tickets for all shows go on sale Friday, September 23rd, except for shows in Minneapolis and Yakima, WA, which go on sale Saturday, September 24th.
The tour takes its name from "Buried Alive," the fourth single from the Huntington Beach, CA, band's gold album "Nightmare." All three previous singles from "Nightmare" - the title track, "Welcome to the Family," and "So Far Away" - have peaked at No. 1 on the Active Rock chart. Released worldwide in July 2010, "Nightmare" earned Avenged Sevenfold its highest-ever debut on the Billboard album chart when it bowed at No. 1 and topped Billboard's Rock, Hard Rock, and Digital charts. The title track was the most played song at Media Base Active Rock for 2010.
Here are the latest Avenged Sevenfold "Buried Alive" tour dates:
11/23 - Ft. Meyers, FL @ Germain Arena
12/25 - Jacksonville, FL @ Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
11/26 - Augusta, GA @ James Brown Arena
11/28 - Huntsville, AL @ Von Braun Center
11/29 - Pikeville, KY @ East Kentucky Expo Center
11/30 - Ft. Wayne, IN @ Allen County War Memorial
12/02 - Madison, WI @ Alliant Energy Center (without Hollywood Undead)
12/03 - Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center (on sale 9/24)
12/06 - Green Bay, WI @ Resch Center
12/07 - Duluth, MN @ Amsoil Arena
12/09 - Grand Forks, ND @ Alerus Center
12/10 - Bismarck, ND @ Bismarck Civic Center
12/12 - Billings, MT @ Metra Park Arena
12/13 - Missoula, MT @ Adams Center
12/14 - Yakima, WA @ Sun Dome (on sale 9/24)
Band performance times have been announced for Epicenter — Southern California’s Rock Festival. The day-long rock festival set for Saturday, September 24th at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, CA, will feature 12 hours of rock music with performances from 15 bands on two stages.
The lineup includes: Limp Bizkit, Staind, Papa Roach, Five Finger Death Punch, Buckcherry, Puddle Of Mudd, Skillet, Everlast, RED, P.O.D., Asking Alexandria, Redlight King, Middle Class Rut, Crossfade and Drive A. Epicenter marks the first Southern California show for headliners Limp Bizkit in over a decade and their first American live performance of 2011. Band performance times are as follows (set times subject to change):
EPICENTER Main Stage
9:50 PM Limp Bizkit
8:50 PM Staind
8:00 PM Papa Roach
7:10 PM Five Finger Death Punch
6:20 PM Buckcherry
5:40 PM Puddle Of Mudd
5:05 PM Skillet
4:30 PM Everlast
4:00 PM RED
The Monster Energy Stage
3:15 PM P.O.D.
2:25 PM Asking Alexandria
1:40 PM Redlight King
12:55 PM Middle Class Rut
12:10 PM Crossfade
11:30 AM Drive A
It's an unfortunately quiet week for metal fans this week, with almost nothing in the headbanging category hitting the Rock Band Network. Xbox 360 players get a new Asking Alexandria song, while another Amberian Dawn track will be headed to the PS3 edition. The newly added Xbox tracks (including the non-metal additions) are as follows:
Asking Alexandria - "A Prophecy (RB3 version)" (160 MSP)
Hedras Ramas - "Stellar Crash" (160 MSP)
Mafia Track Suit - "Funeral on Parade" (80 MSP)
Jutbox - "OH-KAY!" (80 MSP)
Parry Gripp - "Space Unicorn" (80 MSP)
DJ Raptorz - "He's Our Savior" (80 MSP)
DJ Raptorz - "He's Our Savior (2x Bass Pedal)" (80 MSP)
Tina Guo - "Forbidden City" (160 MSP) More...
Sumerian Records has revealed the full lineup and list of dates for the forthcoming "World War III" 2011 tour. The trek is set to be headlined by rap-rockers Hollywood Undead with support coming from Asking Alexandria, Borgore, We Came As Romans and D.R.U.G.S. The full list of "World War III" tour dates is as follows:
11/01 Mesa, AZ – Mesa Amphitheatre
11/03 Salt Lake City, UT – Saltair Pavilion
11/04 Denver, CO – The Fillmore
11/05 Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theater
11/06 St. Louis, MO – Family Arena
11/08 Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom
11/09 Plymouth, MI – Compuware Arena
11/11 New York, NY – Roseland Ballroom
11/12 Poughkeepsie, NY – Mid-Hudson Civic Center
11/13 Lowell, MA – Tsongas Center
11/15 Reading, PA – Sovereign Center
11/17 Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live
11/18 Boca Raton, FL – Sunset Cove Amphitheater
11/19 Tampa, FL – Iguana Stadium
Metal fans looking looking for new songs to try out on the Rock Band Network this weekend can look forward to new tunes from Septicflesh, All Shall Perish, Amberian Dawn, and Halcyon Way. PS3 users also get new music from Asking Alexandria and Tesseract starting on September 6th.
The complete list of newly added Xbox 360 tracks, including the non-metal songs, is as follows:
All Shall Perish - "Spineless" (160 MSP)
All Shall Perish - "Stabbing to Purge Dissimulation (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP)
Amberian Dawn - "War in Heaven (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP)
Chaotrope - "Fading Sacrifice" (80 MSP)
Conflicted - "Victor(ia)" (160 MSP)
Eminence - "Devil's Boulevard (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP)
Halcyon Way - "The Age of Betrayal" (80 MSP)
Halcyon Way - "The Age of Betrayal (2x Bass Pedal)" (80 MSP)
Scum of the Earth - "Bombshell From Hell" (80 MSP)
Septicflesh - "Anubis" (160 MSP)
Septicflesh - "Anubis (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP)
Without Mercy - "Slit" (160 MSP) More...
Footage has been posted online, courtesy of WHOOZNXTtv, of Asking Alexandria performing "A Lesson Never Learned" at San Antonio's Warped Tour. You can check out the live clip below.
You can also check out Asking Alexandria's video clip for "Closure" by heading over here.
U.K. act Asking Alexandria has posted a promo video clip online for the song "To The Stage," which shows a typical night with the group on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles.
The clip was shot by director Frankie Nasso (Emmure) and according to the band is "certainly an entertaining, disturbing and an honest look into how some party nights can suddenly take a very wrong turn.: Check out the video now by heading over to this location.
Asking Alexandria's new album "Reckless and Relentless" debuted at #9 on the Billboard Top 200 charts. To hear more of the band's music head over to the Asking Alexandria Facebook page.
The band also recently posted a video clip online for the song "Closure." Navigate over to this location to watch the clip.
After last week's full lineup of new metal songs hitting the Rock Band Network, this Friday's roundup doesn't have quite as many options, but there are a still a handful of songs to help metal heads rock out over the weekend. New music is hitting the Xbox 360 edition of the game from Severed, White Wizzard, Dillinger Escape Plan, and Bumblefoot.
The entire list of newly added Xbox 360 songs, including the non-metal music, is as follows:
Fallen Angel - "Grant Me Peace" (160 MSP)
Severed - "Envision" (160 MSP)
White Wizzard - "Over the Top" (160 MSP)
The Dillinger Escape Plan - "Farewell, Mona Lisa" (160 MSP) More...
U.K. metalcore act Asking Alexandria has teamed up with Guitarworld to debut its newest music video. The video was compiled of live and behind-the-scenes footage for the track "Closure" and can be viewed in the player below.
This coming weekend's lineup of new tracks added to the Xbox 360 edition of the Rock Band Network features a more well-rounded group of metal songs than in recent weeks.
Amberian Dawn of course continues to add more music (with the band even being named RBN artist of the month), with additional tracks appearing from Asking Alexandria, Bring Me The Horizon, Devin Towsend, Graveyard BBQ, and Suicide Silence.
The complete list of newly added Xbox 360 tracks, including all the non-metal songs, is as follows:
Amberian Dawn - "Ghostly Echoes" (160 MSP)
Amberian Dawn - "Ghostly Echoes (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP)
Asking Alexandria - "Morte et Dabo" (160 MSP)
Asking Alexandria - "Morte et Dabo (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP)
Bring Me The Horizon - "Pray for Plagues" (160 MSP)
Devin Townsend - "Ziltoidia Attaxx!!" (160 MSP)
Devin Townsend - "Ziltoidia Attaxx!! (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP)
Graveyard BBQ - "By the Grace of the Grill" (160 MSP)
SikTh - "Bland Street Bloom" (160 MSP)
SikTh - "Bland Street Bloom (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP)
Suicide Silence - "You Only Live Once" (160 MSP)
Suicide Silence - "You Only Live Once (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP)
Suicide Silence - "Slaves to Substance" (160 MSP)
Suicide Silence - "Slaves to Substance (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP) More...
The official lineup for the 2011 edition of Southern California's "Epicenter" festival has been announced. The day long hard rock event is to take place on Saturday, September 24 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, California and is set to be headlined by reunited rap-metal act Limp Bizkit. The currently announced lineup is listed below, with more bands to be added in the coming weeks.
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH
PUDDLE OF MUDD
MIDDLE CLASS RUT
Asking Alexandria has checked in with the following brief announcement about shooting two new music videos:
"Video shoots for 'Closure' and 'To The Stage' are done!! But we're not stopping there, go tell our awesome label Sumerian Records what videos you think we should film next!!"
No details were given yet on when the videos will be available for viewing. In the mean time, you can also check out footage of Asking Alexandria performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live, or watch a previously uploaded video interview with the band from an Omaha stop by heading over here.
U.K. metalcore act Bring Me The Horizon recently took home the "best album" award in the 2011 Kerrang! Awards for its album "There Is A Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It. There Is A Heaven, Let's Keep It A Secret." The event was held on June 9th and was hosted by Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian and Slipknot/Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor in London, England. You can view the full list of award winners below.
Best British Newcomer - ASKING ALEXANDRIA
Best International Newcomer - BLACK VEIL BRIDES
Best Single – "Hurricane" by 30 SECONDS TO MARS
Best Video - "Na Na Na" by MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE
Best Live Act - ALL TIME LOW
Best Album - "There Is A Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It. There Is A Heaven, Let's Keep It A Secret"
Best British Band - YOU ME AT SIX
Best International Band - 30 SECONDS TO MARS
Classic Songwriter - BIFFY CLYRO
Kerrang! Icon - ALICE COOPER
Inspiration Award - DEF LEPPARD
Hall Of Fame - KORN
Kerrang! Legend - OZZY OSBOURNE