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Black Veil Brides

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Latest Black Veil Brides News

Below is our complete Black Veil Brides news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

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Black Veil Brides Announce New North American Tour

Black Veil Brides and Asking Alexandria announce a new leg of co-headlining dates, this time with Blessthefall as opening act. Below's where the trek will stop:

04/28 Jacksonville, FL – Welcome To Rockville
04/29 Birmingham, AL – Iron City
04/30 Knoxville, TN – International
05/02 Wallingford, CT – Toyota Oakdale Theater
05/03 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
05/04 Richmond, VA – The National
05/05 Charlotte, NC – Carolina Rebellion
05/07 Springfield, MO – Gillioz Theater
05/08 Memphis, TN – New Daisy Theater
05/09 Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
05/10 Wichita, KS – The Cotillion
05/12 Sioux Fallls, SD – The District
05/13 Somerset, WI – Northern Invasion
05/14 Omaha, NE – Sokol Auditorium
05/16 Joliet, IL – The Forge
05/17 Ft. Wayne, IL – Pierre’s
05/18 London, ON – London Music Hall
05/18 Columbus, OH – Rock On The Range

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Korn’s Jonathan Davis Featured On "American Satan"

Korn frontman Jonathan Davis will unleash a new single later this month titled “What It Is“ as part of the ‘American Satan‘ soundtrack, out January 26th via Sumerian Records. Davis is preparing a new solo effort which is expected to be out this spring on Sumerian as well. The ‘American Satan‘ soundtrack will run as follows: More...

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Extensive Lineup Announcement For Download Paris

An extensive lineup announcement has been made for the forthcoming "Download Paris" festival, which will take place June 15th-18th at the Base Aérienne 217 in Brétigny-sur-Orge, France. Here’s how the daily lineups for the festival will run:

Friday, June 15th:

Ozzy Osbourne
Ghost
Opeth
Alestorm
Converge
Underoath
Powerwolf
Black Veil Brides
Eluveitie
Thy Art Is Murder
Vandenberg’s Moonkings
Bury Tomorrow
Poho Car Crash Control
Cellar Darling

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BFMV, Marilyn Manson Added To UK "Download Fest"

New additions have been announced for the 2018 edition of the "Download Festival" which is held annually in the UK. Newly added to the event are the following acts:

Bullet For My Valentine
Marilyn Manson
Parkway Drive
Rise Against
BABYMETAL
Alexisonfire
Black Veil Brides
Asking Alexandria
Neck Deep
Meshuggah
In This Moment
The Hives
Body Count
Mayday Parade
Dream State
The Pink Slips

Headlining artists already revealed for the festival include Guns N’ Roses, Ozzy Osbourne and Avenged Sevenfold. Further artists announcements are still pending. The festival will be held at Donington Park from June 08th-10th.

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Official Trailer For "American Satan" Released

The official and final trailer for the new film, "American Satan" has been released, which was directed and co-written by Sumerian Records founder Ash Avildsen. The film stars Black Veil Brides‘ Andy Biersack and Asking Alexandria‘s Ben Bruce.

Other actors cast include Malcolm McDowell (‘Clockwork Orange‘), Mark Boone Junior (‘Sons Of Anarchy‘), John Bradley (‘Game Of Thrones‘). The film will screen in theaters this coming Friday, October 13th, with a home release planned for early 2018.

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Black Veil Brides Premieres Two New Songs

Black Veil Brides premieres two new songs, "The Outsider" and "My Vow", taken from the band's upcoming new album "Vale", which will be out in stores January 12th via Republic Records a division of UMG Recordings Inc & Lava Music LLC.

Check out now "The Outsider" and "My Vow" below.

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Warped Tour Lineup Reportedly Leaked

This year's Warped Tour is set to take place from mid-June through early August, but until today the lineup was a big question mark.

KillTheMusic.net is reporting that part of the lineup has leaked, and will include GWAR (which makes sense, as the band canceled this year's GWAR-B-Q with the statement that "GWAR is about to take on the craziest year of touring").

It's important to note that the source of the leak was not identified, so this may be pure speculation. KillTheMusic issued this statement:

According to our sources, we learned the following facts about this year’s Warped Tour:

Bad Religion, Lagwagon, CKY, Black Veil Brides, Beartooth, Hatebreed, and GWAR are a few of the many bands playing the year.

5 bands from Fat Wreck Chords and 5 from Epitaph.

25 bands cut from the usual lineup to ensure this year is quality.

Assuming this leak doesn't change any plans, the full lineup is due to be announced on March 22nd, 2017 with the planned tour routing available below. More...

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AP Music Awards To Be Hosted By Andy Black

The Journeys Alternative Press Music Awards, Fueled by Monster Energy, will be hosted by Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack - more recently recognized by his solo moniker Andy Black.

Biersack states, "I am so honored to be hosting this year's fourth annual APMAs. I've attended every APMAs, and I've been fortunate to have a favorite moment every year. As host, I want to make people feel happy and create favorite moments for them, too. I want them to be stoked, whether they are attending the event or watching it from their homes."

Alternative Press CEO Mike Shea adds, "Andy is one of the most dynamic and engaging musicians I think I've ever met. Besides being an amazing frontman on the rock stage, he's also one of the funniest off-stage. Over the past year, he's been bringing his comedic side to fans while touring with his Andy Black project, and when we heard that he was interested in hosting the APMAs, we thought that there could be some real magic here in the making. Even before we got down into the details he had already dissected other hosts' successes and failures on other award shows and came to us with an entire analysis of what he could bring to the APMAs. We are really excited about his enthusiasm and dedication to the show and we know that music fans worldwide are going to be happily surprised to see the results!"

This year's event will return to Alternative Press' home city of Cleveland, Ohio on July 17th. Details regarding 2017 tickets and VIP packages, nominees,attending/performing artists, red carpet appearances, surrounding events and more will be announced soon via this location. More...

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Black Veil Brides Debuts New Song "The Outsider"

Black Veil Brides premieres a new song entitled "The Outsider" via Altpress.com, taken from the band's upcoming new album.

Check out now "The Outsider" below.

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Black Veil Brides Premieres New Song & Clip

Black Veil Brides premieres a new song and guitar playthrough video entitled "Pulverizer". Guitarists Jinxx and Jake Pitts run through this previously unreleased track exclusively for EMGtv.

Check out now "Pulverizer" below.

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OpEd

Metal Must Evolve

My biggest issue with metal in the 2010s is that in contrast to the past three decades, there's just a lack of creativity. Newer metalcore is being increasingly influenced by nu-metal and post-hardcore as the new musicians who are in their 20s and 30s are now playing music that's entirely an amalgam of what they grew up with as teens rather than creating anything new.

Blackgaze was novel for the first few years but now feels like the light beer version of black metal at this point that doesn't have the same edge that metal is supposed to have. I'm not sure if I want black metal to have a kinder, gentler, dare I say, “cuddlier” face when compared to the antisocial behavior that defined the second wave. When I hear a band like Alcest or Deafheaven, I don't feel like these are maniacs with serious mental issues precisely because it sounds way too calculated and professional for my aging ears.

Djent is nice but often feels too monotonous to really do justice to how technical it is. For, “progressive metal” the songwriting lacks the same level of unexpected changes in direction that make progressive rock acts like Rush and Yes so appealing. Yeah, Djent is heavy but it's also often predicable when unconventional songwriting is half of what separates metal and makes it so special and unique. Blackened sludge on the othe rhand is only going to appeal to people who want extremely raw production... who will never be great enough in number to establish a trend rather than a fad. More...

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Metal Musicians React to Lemmy’s Death

While we’re all still reeling from the news of Lemmy's death, the metal world is paying tribute to the legendary Motörhead bassist/singer.

Dozens of metal celebrities have been posting a few words and personal memories in his honor.

A few highlights from the flood of posts can be found below:



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Black Veil Brides Cancels Two Shows

Vocalist Andy Biersack of Black Veil Brides has issued the following announcement about canceling upcoming shows in Chile and Buenos Aires:

"It's with a heavy heart that I have to share with the BVB Army in Chile and Buenos Aires that due to an unforeseen family emergency I am forced to postpone the next two shows.

"We do however plan to still come to Brazil at the Monsters of rock festival in São Paulo and we are currently working to reschedule the 2 postponed shows.

"Again I am deeply sorry for the inconvenience this may cause you but I promise that we will make the shows up to you in a timely fashion. All of my love."

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Black Veil Brides Posts Behind The Scenes Video

Black Veil Brides is back in the studio recording a fourth album with producer Bob Rock (Metallica, Motley Crue, The Cult). Today behind-the-scenes footage from the recording can be seen below.

Stay tuned for more recording footage on the 1st of every month as BVB IV hits stores on October 28th, 2014.

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Black Veil Brides Announces Anti-Bullying Project

In support of Anti-Bullying Awareness Month this October, Los Angeles based hard rockers Black Veil Brides have created an exclusive lyric t-shirt that is on-sale now. The band has teamed up with The Bully Project and created a crowdfunding initiative with all profits from the sale of the t-shirt going to support the organization.

The words “If We Stand Together We Will Be Unbroken” will be emblazoned across the front of the t-shirt, which is a lyric taken from the band’s song “Unbroken” featured on the "Avengers Assemble" soundtrack.

The band has also pulled in some sponsors to join in the fight against bullying. BandMerch, Peavy and Monster Energy will be supporting this endeavor through matching donations at different intervals of the campaign. The shirt will be on-sale for 3 weeks exclusively at teespring.com for $25.00 each and can be purchased at this location.

"Alex, who's powerful story of being bullied is told in the film BULLY, is 16 and an aspiring musician. He is a huge fan of the Black Veil Brides. We are grateful for artists like the Black Veil Brides for taking a stand with Alex, The BULLY Project and all of us who have felt like outsiders to end bullying and create safer schools," states Bully documentary director Lee Hirsch.

A subsequent component of the partnership is that Black Veil Brides will be encouraging everyone who purchases a shirt to send a photo of themselves wearing it. That photo can be emailed to the band at bvbarmynews@gmail.com. Upon sending the image to that email address, the person is giving the band permission to use their image in an anti-bullying video that they will be releasing on October 1st for Anti-Bullying Awareness Month.

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Rock On The Range Band Lineup Announced

American rock festival Rock On The Range - which has expanded to three days this year - will hit hard with performances from some of rock’s biggest names. Pre-sale tickets are available at this location.

The 2013 line-up features Soundgarden, Alice In Chains, Smashing Pumpkins, Korn, Bush, Stone Sour, Three Days Grace, Papa Roach, Cheap Trick, Bullet For My Valentine, Volbeat, Lamb Of God, Skillet, A Day To Remember, Buckcherry, Halestorm, Hollywood Undead, All That Remains, Device (with David Draiman), Steel Panther, Sevendust, Sick Puppies, Asking Alexandria, Pop Evil, In Flames, Clutch, In This Moment, Black Veil Brides, The Sword, Ghost, Motionless In White, Red, Deuce, Middle Class Rut, Big Wreck, Oleander, Otherwise, Red Line Chemistry, Young Guns, Thousand Foot Krutch, Mindset Evolution, Tracer, Beware Of Darkness, Heaven's Basement, American Fangs, Love And Death, Gemini Syndrome, and more.

“We're really looking forward to returning to Rock On The Range with a batch of brand new killer Alice tunes to play for everyone!” says Jerry Cantrell, Alice In Chains.

“Head is back!!,” says Korn’s Jonathan Davis. “Rock On The Range is going to start it all off!! Get ready, we are going to hit it hard!!”

“Bush are thrilled to be playing Rock On The Range with such great bands,” says Bush’s Gavin Rosdale. “We look forward to seeing you all out there.” More...

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Black Veil Brides Posts "In The End" Video

Los Angeles act Black Veil Brides is returning with third album "Wretched And Divine: The Story Of The Wild Ones," due out January 7th via Lava Records/Island Records UK. The album marks the band’s first full-length release since 2011’s "Set The World On Fire." A new music video for the track "In The End" is now available online and can be found below.

Black Veil Brides will also be heading out on The Church Of The Wild Ones World Tour in support of the new album. The tour, which kicks off January 4th in Las Vegas, will cover two continents and four different countries before it ends on March 8th in San Francisco. The band's previously posted video for "Coffins" is also available at this location.

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Killswitch Engage To Headline California Metalfest

Killswitch Engage will be headlining the upcoming California Metalfest. It's a special gig for the Grammy-nominated, Massachusetts metal band celebrating its 10th anniversary of 2002's "Alive or Just Breathing." To commemorate the album, KSE will play the album in its entirety, from start to finish, as well as other more recent tracks.

The sixth annual California Metalfest will be held at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, CA on Saturday, November 24th. Ash Avildsen, founder of California Metalfest had this to say: "Alive or Just Breathing is one of the most important and timeless albums for this era of heavy music. KsE's special headlining set combined with the rest of the line-up is going to make for an incredible day of metal and memories. Having all these bands in the same place on one day is really exciting both as a fan and as a festival producer."

WWE Superstar "Mankind" Mick Foley will be hosting the festival along with several other stars TBA who will be doing signings and appearances. There will also be many carnival style prize games where fans can win special, limited edition band merch and memorabilia instead of stuffed animals. More...

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Black Veil Brides Posts New Music Video

Black Veil Brides released a new music video for the song "Coffins." The song appears on the 2011 EP "Rebels," which was issued through Universal Records. The band is currently in the studio working on the follow up to the EP.

Check out "Coffins" here:

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Black Veil Brides Entering The Studio

Black Veil Brides was interviewed on the black carpet of the Revolver Golden Gods Awards earlier this month by Metal Injection. The band announced it would be entering the studio immediately after the award ceremony to record a new album.

The band members also discussed the honor of performing with Twister Sister's Dee Snider and joked about their lack of shirts. Watch the interview at this location or in the player below. More...

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