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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
As the Playstation Network continues to experience outages, only the Xbox 360 edition of the Rock Band Network is receiving new music this week.
For rock and metal fans, this week's lineup includes tracks from Amberian Dawn, Asking Alexandria, Andromeda, and Wargasm. The complete list of newly added Xbox 360 tracks is as follows:
"Passing Bells" - Amberian Dawn
"Willow of Tears" - Amberian Dawn
"My Star" - Andromeda
"The Final Episode (Let's Change The Channel) (RB3 version)" - Asking Alexandria
"Hey I" - Blackberry Wednesday
"Hangman" - Drugstore Fanatics
"Seestrasse" - Killbody Tuning
"Katsushika" - Rishloo
"Stay Alive" - Rivethead
"Curse of the Werewolf" - Timeless Miracle
"Queen Bee" - Tina Guo
"Underground" - Wargasm
Backstage Entertainment has posted a video interview online with Ben Bruce and Cameron Liddell of Asking Alexandria before the band's show in Omaha, NE, at Sokol Auditorium. The guys talk about the new album "Reckless & Relentless," the recording process for their first two albums, who they would be for a day, and how close the band really gets with each other.
Footage of the band performing on the Daily Habit is also available by heading over to this location.
Metal Injection has posted a video report from the 2011 Revolver Golden Gods Awards black carpet. Some of the names featured in the report include Corey Taylor of Slipknot/Stone Sour, Chris Jericho, Vince Neil, Volbeat, Asking Alexandria, Sebastian Bach, Machine Head, The Ozzy Osbourne Band, Suicide Silence, Anthrax, MMA Fighter Dan "The Outlaw" Hardy, and Sirius/XM radio personality Jose Mangin. The entire clip can be seen below.
The "Reckless and Relentless" tour, featuring headliner Asking Alexandria, is rolling forward despite being banned from Nashville venue Rocketown, and rolled right through The Cannery after a quick re-scheduling. The night of April 12th saw a flock of younger audiences out for the 6pm show, with an average age of about 16 years old. Unlike most other Nashville metal shows, they didn’t allow drinking and had thorough pat-downs at the doors. Nevertheless, the crowd sure looked like they had a good time. The bands backing Asking Alexandria were Chiodos, Emmure, Evergreen Terrace, Miss May I, and Lower Than Atlantis.
Asking Alexandria recently performed "Someone, Somewhere" and "Closure" on the Jimmy Kimmel Live program. You can check out both performances below.
The organisers of Britain's largest hard rock and heavy metal festival, Download, has confirmed a further forty three names for this year's event, including such big names as Children of Bodom and Biohazard. The festival will be held at the legendary Donington Castle in Leicestershire from June 10th-12th.
The lineup is now as follows:
All That Remains
Baptized In Blood
Black Stone Cherry
Black Veil Brides
Bowling For Soup
Bring Me The Horizon
Bullet For My Valentine
Children Of Bodom
Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows
Devil Wears Prada
Duff McKagan's Loaded
Envy Of The State
Escape The Fate
Funeral For A Friend
Hyro Da Hero
Karma To Burn
Lower Than Atlantis
My Darkest Days
Plain White T’S,
Puddle Of Mudd
Rise To Remain
Sacred Mother Tongue
Straight Line Stitch
System Of A Down
The Damned Things
The Dangerous Summer
The Dead Lay Waiting
The King Blues
The Morning After
The Pretty Reckless
Times Of Grace
More footage has been posted online from Asking Alexandria recent appearance on The Daily Habit. The video features the band performing "If You Can’t Ride Two Horses At Once, You Should Get Out Of The Circus." You can view the clip in the player below.
Video from Asking Alexandria's Studio 7 show in Seattle in which frontman Danny Warsnop was completely drunk, has been posted online. The video poster states, "This video isnt even the worste of it. this was actually better than the rest of the night." Check it out below, as the band asks the crowd if they like the current Danny or the old Danny and whether they'd support putting him in rehab:
Asking Alexandria is slated to perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on April 11th on ABC. The show will air at midnight. The band will be performing their brand new single, "Someone, Somewhere," which is due for release on April 5th. The band also recently played the same song on The Daily Habit.
British metalcore outfit Asking Alexandria has been confirmed to perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on April 11th on ABC. The show will air at midnight. The band will be performing their brand new single, "Someone, Somewhere," which is due for release on April 5th.
"Our beautiful fans; Thank you all from the bottom of our hearts for the passion and excitement you showed for us when we played SXSW,” says Asking Alexandria lead guitarist, Ben Bruce. “Thanks to ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ and Whooznxt.COM for becoming another major stepping stone in our career. This is an indescribable feeling. It's time to really show the world what Asking Alexandria is about!!"
Several hours ago Asking Alexandria posted the following statement on the band's Facebook page:
"We are so sorry Seattle. We will make this right. Once Danny wakes up from his nightmare that was tonight, he will face the music. Thank you to everyone who stayed with us through all of it and joined us on stage to keep the spirit alive. Forgive us Seattle. We will make this right."
The band then followed that message with this statement:
"We are NOT breaking up and we are all still 5 united brothers in this together. Tomorrow Danny will speak for himself to all of you about what happened tonight in Seattle. We love you guys, you are the best fans in the world!"
Although the band didn't specifically state what caused the problem, vocalist Danny Worsnop has now updated his Twitter account with the following string of messages (condensed into one paragraph here):
"I'm a fucking idiot. I should never blame my actions on my relapses but tonight made me realize I have a problem. I for the first time in my life want to fix myself. I now know what regret is! I apologize from the bottom of my heart. Hopefully I grow to have some sort of compassion to myself, I live for self destruction and that's wrong. Nothing changes when you're killing yourself with poison. I love you all. And I hope you can forgive me. I officially am quitting drugs and getting drunk here and now. I want to clean up and sort my fuxking life out. I'll never stop hating myself until I stop killing myself. Thank you all for standing by me. If any R&R shows get canceled, I'm away fixing Myself. I hope you understand."
Additional details on this story, and any additional announcements from the band, will be announced as they are made available. In the mean time, you can also check out the band performing on the Daily Habit at this location.
Updated: Here's a video from the show (it's gets better after the first minute or so) - props to our reader "meask": More...