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Facedown Records is gearing up for Facedown Fest 2017, with the label issuing this statement about the lineup:
"We are beyond excited to announce the line-up for the Twenty Year anniversary edition of Facedown Fest happening May 11 - 13, 2017 at the Glasshouse in Pomona, CA. It's an honor to have worked with so many great artists over the past 20 years and we are humbled that many of them are coming back to perform reunions at this years Fest!
"These very special reunions include A Plea For Purging, In The Midst Of Lions, Overcome (Jason Stinson on vocals line-up), Nodes Of Ranvier, Bloodlined Calligraphy, Sinai Beach, xLooking Forwardx, and Hands! The Fest will also include such headliners as Impending Doom, Sleeping Giant, and Gideon along with the rest of the Facedown Family (full line-ups below).
Gideon premieres a new song entitled "Pulling Teeth", taken from the upcoming new album, which will be out in stores later in the year through Equal Vision.
Check out now "Pulling Teeth" below. Says guitarist Tyler Riley of this track: "This song is a taste of what we’ve been working so hard toward since ‘Calloused‘ dropped. For the old faithful fans and the new fans alike; Thanks for an incredible couple of years, and here’s to the next! Hope you guys enjoy it! Learn the words and sing them to us on the rest of this year’s ‘Vans Warped Tour‘. See you in the pit."
Gideon has a music video out now for the track "Survive," taken off the October, 2014 release "Calloused," which is available at iTunes here. The album's track listing is:
5. World of Hurt
6. The Limit
7. The Pulse
8. Prison Eyes
10. Drifter More...
Facedown Records has issued the following announcement about hosting an upcoming label festival:
"We are very excited to finally announce Facedown Fest 2015! We are taking the fest back to the Glasshouse in Pomona, CA on May 16th, 2015. xDeathstarx is reuniting to headline the fest, along with Gideon and War Of Ages!
"Saving Grace is flying all of the way from New Zealand for this one U.S. show, and of course the rest of the family will be there as well including My Epic, Everything In Slow Motion, Those Who Fear, Mouth Of The South, Hope For The Dying and Leaders.
Upon A Burning Body is set to head out on the co-headline "Slow Your Troll and Know Your Role" tour with label mates Veil of Maya this week, beginning on Thursday, January 8th in Atlanta, GA.
To commemorate the kick-off, the band has released the official tour trailer below. Presented by Revolver Magazine and Rockstar Energy Drink, the tour will feature support from Volumes, Gideon, and The Last Ten Seconds of Life. Get your tickets now at this location.
1/8 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
1/9 - Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
1/10 - Philadelphia, PA @ TLA
1/11 - Baltimore, MD @ Soundstage
1/13 - New York, NY @ Marlin Room @ Webster Hall
1/14 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium (Upstairs)
1/15 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
1/16 - Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
1/17 - Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews
1/18 - Joliet, IL @ Mojoes
1/20 - Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights
1/21 - Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
1/22 - St. Louis, MO @ Ready Room
1/23 - Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theatre
1/24 - Omaha, NE @ Sokol Underground
1/25 - Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
1/28 - Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
1/29 - San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge
1/30 - Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst
1/31 - West Hollywood, CA @ The Roxy More...
Adding to an already packed winter touring season, Upon A Burning Body is pleased to announce an upcoming co-headline tour with labelmates Veil of Maya.
Presented by Revolver Magazine and appropriately dubbed the “Slow Your Troll and Know Your Role” tour, the run kicks off on January 8th in Atlanta, GA and will feature support from Volumes, Gideon and The Last Ten Seconds of Life. The tour ends with a bang in West Hollywood, CA on January 31st.
Today you can check out another brand new Gideon track titled "Survive," featuring Caleb Shomo of Beartooth. Listen in below. You can also hear the title track to the band's forthcoming album at this location.
The new album "Calloused" comes out October 14th, 2014, and the band is out now on tour with Being As An Ocean and Fit For A King. See the band live on these dates:
Oct 1 - Sacramento, CA @ Assembly
Oct 2 - Sparks, NV @ The Alley
Oct 3 - Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
Oct 4 - Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
Oct 5 - Spokane, WA @ The Hop
Oct 7 - Colorado, Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
Oct 8 - Oklahoma City, OK @ The Conservatory
Oct 9 - Memphis, TN @ The Hi-Tone
Oct 10 - Nashville, TN @ Rocketown
Oct 11 - North Charleston, SC @ The Skatepark
Oct 12 - Jacksonville, FL @ The Murray Hill Theater
Oct 13 - Tallahassee, FL @ Sidebar Theater
Oct 14 - Birmingham, AL @ The Forge
Oct 16 - Troutville, VA @ Inside-Out
Oct 17 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
Oct 18 - Buffalo, NY @ Waiting Room
Oct 19 - Columbus, OH @ Skully's
Oct 20 - Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
Oct 21 - Detroit, MI @ The Shelter
Oct 22 - Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen
Oct 23 - Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theatre
Oct 24 - St. Louis, MO @ Fubar
Oct 25 - Shawnee, KS @ Aftershock
Oct 26 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
Oct 28 - Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
Oct 29 - Phoenix, AZ @ Joes Grotto
Oct 30 - Yuma, AZ @ Jefe's Venue
Oct 31 - Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
Nov 1 - San Diego, CA @ Soma
Nov 3 - Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog Bar More...
Gidoen has released the title track off upcoming new album "Calloused," which is due to hit the streets on October 14th, 2014.
Hear the song below, and the new album's pre-orders are now available. Be sure to also catch Gideon on tour with Being As An Ocean, Fit For A King, and Wolves At The Gate (dates available after the jump). More...
The promoters of the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, currently gearing up for the sixteenth consecutive annual run of the event this April, have finalized this year's lineup with the addition of Detroit party crew Wilson.
Additionally, three local bands won the recent Break Thru Music's Battle for Metal Fest competitions for a chance to perform at the event. This now adds Death Rattle to the Thursday lineup, Carnivora to Friday's, and Acius to the bill on Saturday.
This year's festival takes place from April 17th - 19th in Worcester, MA and ticket info is available right here. The finalized lineup is as follows:
Thursday - April 17, 2014
All That Remains
Rivers of Nihil
Scars of Tomorrow
The Last Ten Seconds of Life
Years Since The Storm More...
The latest round of additions to the continually-expanding lineup for 2014's installment of the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival has been disclosed, including Massachusetts' own '90s hardcore punk act, Sam Black Church.
Confirmed as one of the main headliners of the event's third night, Saturday, April 19th, Sam Black Church's set at NEMHF 2014 will mark only the third performance since the group initially disbanded at the turn of the century, and first in Central Massachusetts since the late '90s.
Stated the band upon being asked to take part in the massive event this Spring: "It is amazing what the man we used to know as Ogre has done with the New England Metalfest! We are fucking excited to be a part of it once again!"
The organizers of the fest comment: "Formed in Boston, in June of 1988 by Jesse "Jet" Crandall (vocals), Ben Crandall (guitar), Richard G. Lewis (bass), and J.R. Roach (drums), Sam Black Church was known for their energetic live performances, playing a frenetic blend of hardcore, metal, and thrash. Over the years sharing bills with bands as diverse as Bad Brains, Clutch, Motörhead, Cro-Mags, Fear, and Helmet, they were one of the most popular hardcore bands in the Northeast United States during the 1990s. After releasing three full-lengths on Taang! Records, they left to join Wonderdrug where they remained until they retired in 2000 after releasing a total of seven albums. Since disbanding, Sam Black Church reunited for a sold-out show on September 22, 2007, at The Roxy in Boston, and played a another sold-out performance at Hometown Throwdown #16 with The Mighty Mighty Bosstones at House of Blues in Boston on December 29th, 2013. A documentary of their career by Duncan Wilder Johnson entitled Leave Behind a Groove in the Earth is scheduled for release in 2014."
Also now confirmed to invade this year's festival are Oceano, Scars of Tomorrow, The Last Ten Seconds of Life, InDirections, and Julius Seizure on Thursday, April 17th, and Reflections on Friday, April 18th. The setup for Saturday, April 19th has also been lengthened with Texas In July, Obey The Brave and the aforementioned Sam Black Church performance. The currently announced lineup is as follows: More...
The lineup of this year's New England Metal & Hardcore Festival continues to expand with the newest additions of: 1349, Battlecross, Black Crown Initiate, Carnifex, Erra, Fallujah, Goatwhore, I Declare War, Inquisition, Rivers of Nihil, Sworn In, Broken Hope and The Acacia Strain.
Slated to take place April 17th, 18th, and 19th, the sixteenth edition of the iconic two-staged event takes place at the Worcester Palladium. Tickets for the festival are on sale now and available for purchase at this location. The currently confirmed lineup is as follows:
1349, The Acacia Strain, All Out War, All That Remains, Alpha & Omega, Barrier, Battlecross, Bent Life, Bleeding Through "Final East Coast Appearance," Black Crown Initiate, Born Low, Broken Hope, Carnifax, Colin of Arabia, Counterparts, Cruel Hand, Discourse, Emmure, Erra, Fallujah, Fire and Ice, Fit For An Autopsy, Gideon, Goatwhore, Harm's Way, I Declare War, Iced Earth, InDirections, Inquisition, King Nine, Kublai Khan, Lionheart, Loyal To The Grave, Malfunction, Nails, Naysayer, Nile, Ramallah, Reign Supreme, Revamp, Rivers Of Nihil, Sabaton, Scale The Summit, Scars of Tomorrow, Slapshot, Suburban Scum, Sworn In, Sylar, The Mongoloids, Thy Art Is Murder, Twitching Tongues, Warhound, Whitechapel, Will To Die, Within The Ruins.
Emmure will be headlining the Mosh Lives Tour with support coming from Volumes, Thy Art Is Murder, Gideon & Sworn In. Dates for the trek are as follows:
03/07 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
03/08 – Louisville, KY @ Vernon Club
03/09 – Springfield, MO @ Outland Ballroom
03/11 – San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
03/12 – Mission, TX @ Never Say Never Festival
03/13 – Austin, TX @ SXSW
03/14 – Grand Prairie, TX @ South By So What?!
03/16 – Tampa, FL @ Orpheum Theatre
03/17 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
03/19 – Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick
03/20 – Joliet, IL @ Mojoe’s
03/21 – Minneapolis, MN @ Skyway Theater
03/23 – Denver, CO @ The Summmit Music Hall
03/24 – Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
03/28 – Pomona, CA @ The Glass House
03/29 – Las Vegas, NV @ Extreme Thing
03/30 – Phoenix, AZ @ Joe’s Grotto
04/03 – Sauget, IL @ Pop’s Nightclub
04/04 – Columbus, OH @ AlRosa Villa
04/05 – West Springfield, VA @ Empire More...
The gatekeepers of the annual New England Metal & Hardcore Festival are pleased to welcome more bands to the rapidly expanding lineup with Emmure, Gideon, Whitechapel, Loyal To The Grave, InDirections, Bent Life, Scars of Tomorrow and Thy Art is Murder.
The recent additions will join the likes of All That Remains, Iced Earth, Nile, Slapshot, the final East Coast appearance of Bleeding Through, Nails, All Out War, Twitching Tongues, and the 2014 Metal Alliance Tour package still to be announced and more than half of the lineup still to be disclosed.
Scheduled to take place April 17th, 18th, and 19th, the sixteenth installment of the massive two-staged festival continues to drive dozens of bands and thousands of fans to the historic Worcester Palladium. Tickets for the event are on sale now and available for purchase at this location.
In related news, Break Thru Music is proud to announce the yearly Battle for Metal Fest competition. Throughout early 2014, local bands will have the opportunity to compete for a chance to perform live at this year's massacre. Performances will take place January - March at the Worcester Palladium and Webster Theater in Hartford, Connecticut. Spots are booking up fast so if your band is interested in the chance to earn a spot on the Main Stage, email firstname.lastname@example.org now. More...
Stray From The Path kicks off a massive North American headlining run on October 3rd with Backtrack, Gideon, No Bragging Rights, and Rescuer rounding out the package. Check out the tour dates below.
These Long Island hardcore stalwarts have returned with new album "Anonymous," which is the group's fourth full-length album and was produced once again by Will Putney (Chiodos, For Today) at the Machine Shop in NJ.
10/03 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
10/04 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft
10/05 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Gators
10/06 - Chicago, IL @ Reggies
10/07 - St. Louis, MO @ Fubar
10/08 - Oklahoma City, OK @ Conservatory
10/09 - Ft. Worth, TX @ Tomcats
10/10 - Houston, TX @ Walters Downtown
10/11 - Birmingham, AL @ The Forge
10/12 - Savannah, GA @ The Dollhouse
10/13 - Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
10/14 - Douglasville, GA @ 7 Venue
10/15 - Nashville, TN @ The End
10/16 - Ringgold, GA @ Cloud Springs
10/17 - Carrboro, NC @ Local 506
10/18 - Springfield, VA @ Empire
10/19 - West Chester, PA @ The Note
10/20 - Long Island, NY @ Revolution
10/21 - Albany, NY @ Bogies More...
The first annual Wisconsin MetalFest has arrived and will take place on Saturday, November 9th at The Eagles Ballroom/The Rave in Milwaukee, WI.
Be sure to catch Sumerian's own Asking Alexandria, Periphery, Born of Osiris, Veil of Maya, I See Stars, Structures, DayShell and many more at the festival.
The promotional poster for the festival can be seen below. More...
Bleeding Through has checked in with the following announcement about performing a farewell tour:
"Our Farewell to the United States Tour starts this November! Come say goodbye with us and our friends Winds of Plague, Oceano, Gideon and Sworn In!!
"VIP tickets are now on sale, general admission tickets will be on sale Monday, September 9th AND we have a few more dates to be announced!"
Dates are as follows:
11/1 Denver, CO at The Summit Music Hall
11/3 Minneapolis, MN at Skyway Theatre - Studio B
11/4 Joliet, IL at Mojoe's
11/5 Louisville, KY at Expo Five
11/6 Pittsburgh, PA at Altar Bar
11/8 Detroit, MI at The Majestic Theatre
11/9 Milwaukee, WI at Wisconsin Metalfest
11/10 Cleveland, OH at Ohio Metalfest
11/11 Allentown, PA at Crocodile Rock
11/12 Clifton Park, NY at Upstate Concert Hall
11/13 Sayreville, NJ at Starland Ballroom
11/14 Springfield, VA at Empire
11/15 Greensboro, NC at Greene Street
11/16 Jacksonville, FL at Roc Bar
11/17 Atlanta, GA at Masquerade
11/19 Houston, TX at Walters
11/20 Dallas, TX at Trees
11/21 San Antonio, TX at White Rabbit
11/22 Lubbock, TX at Jake's More...
Impending Doom has been announced as the headliner for the 2013 "Scream the Prayer" tour. The bill will also feature Gideon, Wolves at the Gate, Fit for a King, The Great Commission, The Overseer, Silent Planet, and Those Who Fear. The dates are as follows:
6/30/13 | Springfield, VA | Empire
7/01/13 | Charlotte, NC | Amos
7/02/13 | Louisville, KY | Vernon Club
7/03/13 | Nashville, TN | Rockettown
7/05/13 | Jacksonville, FL | Murray Hill Theater
7/06/13 | Orlando, FL | H2O Live!
7/07/13 | Douglasville, GA | The Seven Venue
7/12/13 | San Antonio, TX | White Rabbit
7/13/13 | Dallas, TX | The Door
7/14/13 | Springfield, MO | Outland Ballroom
7/15/13 | Columbus, OH | Alrosa Villa
7/16/13 | Joliet, IL | Mojoe's More...
Facedown Records has checked in with the following statement about the upcoming Facedown Festival:
"We are very excited to announce that Facedown Fest 2013 will take place on April 12 & 13 at the Stronghold in Chino, CA. The entire active Facedown roster will be playing the event and tickets are just $10 each night! We also have a limited amount of deluxe ticket packages available which include a limited edition screen printed poster, Facedown Fest 2013 root beer, Facedown Fest T-Shirt, Facedown backpack, sunglasses and more!"
Facedown founder Jason Dunn had the following to say about this year’s fest: “Facedown Fest began in 2000 at an amazing venue called the Showcase Theatre. Over the years the fest grew and unfortunately the Showcase theatre had to shut its doors. I loved the energy of those early years from both the bands and the crowd and I am excited to have that again as Facedown Fest returns to a more intimate venue. The people at the Stronghold have been so supportive of our bands and label over the years so it just made sense to do this there. Plus, with the lower overhead we can offer $10 tickets to the people who are responsible for keeping Facedown alive for all of these years. This is one way for us to say thanks and give back to our incredible Family of supporters.”
Facedown Records has checked in with the following announcement about releasing the debut Gideon album as a limited edition vinyl:
"We will be releasing Gideon’s debut album 'Costs' on vinyl on January 29th. These will be hand numbered, marble vinyl and limited to just 300 copies. Pre-orders are available now in our online store so make sure to grab one of those soon before they are gone.
"Gideon are about to head over to Japan for a short tour before meeting up with For Today for the 'Fight The Silence' tour!" More...
In addition to Canadian tour dates in September, Stray From The Path has also announced a headlining U.S. tour this coming October alongside Reign Supreme, Counterparts, and Gideon. Full details on the run are available in the tour poster below, or over at the Stray From the Path Facebook profile here. More...