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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
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.