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Below is our complete Kill Hannah 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.
Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.
Although it wasn't expected until December, the organizers of Australia's Soundwave Festival have made their second band announcement. Joining the 60 bands already announced are Staind, Wednesday 13, Unearth, Cathedral, Shadows Fall, Heaven Shall Burn, Your Demise, Kittie, and 14 other (mostly non-metal) bands.
Hole has pulled out of the festival after frontwoman Courtney Love refused to play before Limp Bizkit. Soundwave boss AJ Maddah said on Twitter that he was "relieved we got the moody old cow off the bill. [There’s] no point talking her back, only for her to cancel later, or turn up & act like a rotten twat to other artists, fans, etc."
A third announcement in early December will add another five bands to the lineup, and Danzig is one of the confirmed possibilities. More...
Italian gothic metal outfit Lacuna Coil has announced a string of headlining tour dates in the United States. A message from vocalist Cristina Scabbia reads: "My dear friends,
"I have VERY good news! We'll be back to the US soon with our own tour! The American Spellbound Tour will have some very special guests as well: KILL HANNAH, SEVENTH VOID and DOMMIN!!!
"I will see you ALL there!!!!!
"Rock on, always!"
The tour dates are as follows: More...
Screamo/metalcore band Kill Hannah narrowly escaped a bus fire this week while touring Europe and driving somewhere near the Swiss Alps between their shows in Bologna, Italy and Paris, France. Here's the report from the band:
"We wake up to the smell of toxic smoke and the serious tone of our Tour Manager shouting three words you never want to hear: "Bus on Fire." Within seconds all band members (including support act My Passion), crew and guests were standing shirtless and shoeless on the side of the winding road as the entire 2-floor 45ft bus was fully engulfed in flames. Windows began bursting from the heat and there were several large explosions. It took Swiss firefighters less than 15 minutes to respond to the blaze, but by that time the bus and virtually all of the band's possessions were lost: including luggage, clothes, passports, wallets, laptops, shoes, phones, and countless irreplaceable sentimental personal items, including many gifts given to us by fans as we've crisscrossed the UK and Europe over the last month on tour.
"We stood, surrounded by scenic snowcapped mountains, watching the scene in disbelief, comforting one another as the blaze was battled. After two hours we were permitted to return to the blackened shell of the bus in a vain attempt to retrieve anything that may have survived. Finally, we were all taken by charter to the Swiss village of Airolo where I write you now from a tiny hotel.
"Fortunately, aside from smoke inhalation and shock, everyone is fine, as is our trailer of gear and merchandise. Half of us are without shoes, and although we all smell like noxious smoke and chemicals, we are all warm in our own band's hoodies and t-shirts. The hotel has a bar and an accordion, so we will try to keep spirits high while we await our replacement bus from Manchester, England.
"The official cause of the fire will remain unknown until after tomorrow's investigation, but it appears to have started underneath the bus as it was driving.
"We are very sorry to have to cancel both our Paris and Belgian dates, but we expect to be in Stoke On Trent in time for Thursday's show.
"We want to thank the KH fans, our friends, our crew, our management, The Hotel Des Alps, the staff at Restorante Cristallina, and all the Swiss Emergency personnel for helping us through this traumatic day."
You can check out some photos of the bus ablaze and damage here.
The UK branch of Roadrunner Records has announced the signing of Chicago alternative rockers KILL HANNAH.
Described as the bridge between THE KILLERS, THE CURE, FALL OUT BOY and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, KILL HANNAH's sound is said to be at once familiar and refreshingly original, showing undeniable growth by taking chances in a world where most art is being played safe.
Despite having no TV or radio play in the UK yet, the band have already headlined and sold out up to 1,000-capacity venues on their recent tours here. You might also have caught them last year at the Give It A Name festival, or more recently as main support for the sold-out UK tour with Finnish sensation HIM. More...
Bam Margera has made it his mission to expose an entire generation of his peers to some original high-energy music through his VIVA LA BANDS album and tour series. Brought to you by Ferret Music and Filthy Note Records, VIVA LA BANDS, VOL. 2 will hit stores on September 4, 2007.
The CD features exclusive tracks, written and recorded for the CD/DVD combo from some of Bam’s favorite acts like CLUTCH, IN FLAMES, CKY, CHILDREN OF BODOM, VIKING SKULL and VAINS OF JENNA. A US-exclusive track from SHINY TOY GUNS and music from other faves like GWAR, THE SOUNDS, DIMMU BORGIR and KILL HANNAH also appears on the killer compilation. The full track listing for the 20-song album is displayed below.
Bam is as excited for the release as fans around the world will be… "I’m so fucking psyched that some of my favorite bands recorded exclusive songs this time around! Clutch and In Flames fucking rock and my brother Jess did a sick CKY remix. Obviously The Sounds are one of my favorite bands - my wife even insisted that they play our wedding. I also sent the first band I signed, Vains of Jenna, into the studio to record a new track for the record.”
The DVD component to this release contains almost an hour of never-before-seen Bam footage – a must-have for the ‘Jackass generation!’ Revealing what makes the DVD special, Bam adds “I’m finding some of my best, unused footage for the DVD. Everyone keeps asking me for a CKY5 but I think this DVD might be the closest thing to that!"
Viva La Bands’ companion tour will be taking out some of Bam’s favorite acts and is estimated to visit over 20 cities in the USA beginning in October 2007. Fans can also expect to see Bam and his friends at select shows.
Here is the complete VIVA LA BANDS, VOLUME 2 TRACK LISTING: More...
Chicago-based rock act KILL HANNAH has secured the opening slot on the upcoming VELVET REVOLVER / ALICE IN CHAINS U.S. The dates are as follows:
Aug. 05 - Baltimore, MD @ Pimlico Race Course
Aug. 06 - Verona, NY @ Turning Stone Resort
Aug. 08 - Sturgis, SD @ Buffalo Chip Campground
Aug. 11 - Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
Aug. 12 - Toronto, ON @ Molson Amphitheatre
Aug. 14 - Mansfield, MA @ Tweeter Center
Aug. 16 - Darien, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Aug. 17 - Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug. 18 - Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach
Aug. 20 - Camden, NJ @ Tweeter Center at the Waterfront
Aug. 21 - Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena
Aug. 23 - Saratoga, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Aug. 24 - Scranton, PA @ Toyota Pavilion
Aug. 25 - Atlantic City, NJ @ Borgata Hotel Casino
Aug. 27 - Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
Aug. 28 - Tinley Park, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Aug. 29 - St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
KILL HANNAH was formed in 1994 by singer-songwriter Mat Devine. Between 1996 and 2003, the band self-released eight LPs, singles and EPs independently.
KILL HANNAH recorded its Atlantic Records debut, "For Never & Ever", in Los Angeles in the winter of 2003 with producer Sean Beavan (NO DOUBT, MARILYN MANSON, NINE INCH NAILS) and mixer Tim Palmer (U2, THE CURE, TEARS FOR FEARS, H.I.M.). The band released its second album, "Until There's Nothing Left of Us", on August 1, 2006.
BAM MARGERA PRESENTS…VIVA LA BANDS, VOL 2 is the latest in the skating/antic superstar’s unique musical vision shared with his fans. In addition to previously announced unreleased tracks from CLUTCH, CKY, and VAINS OF JENNA, exclusive additions to the track listing from IN FLAMES, CHILDREN OF BODOM, PLACEBO and THE BLOODHOUND GANG have just come in!
Jimmy Pop explains how THE BLOODHOUND GANG’s ‘romantic’ contribution to the compilation, "Screwing You On The Beach At Night" fits in (or doesn’t, in this case)… "I love so many of the bands on Viva La Bands 2. It's unfortunate that our contribution sticks out like a sore thumb. A big, gay, sore thumb." Placebo is also glad, albeit less comically, to be on the compilation, "Placebo is pleased that 'Soulmates' was hand-selected by Bam Margera to be a part of this project. He has exceedingly good taste," the band adds.
The CD/DVD combo will hit stores on September 4, 2007 and feature these unreleased tracks and much more. The compilation also brings together many of Bam’s other favorite artists such as GWAR, DIMMU BORGIR and THE SOUNDS, as well as newly acquired tracks from KILL HANNAH, VIKING SKULL, AND GNARKILL. The DVD component to this rocking release contains 30 minutes of never-before-seen Bam footage – a must-have for the ‘Jackass generation.’
With their maiden headlining tour now underway, Flyleaf have scheduled round two with special guests Kill Hannah, Sick Puppies and Resident Hero.
The just-confirmed second leg of the "Justice & Mercy" tour kicks off May 5 in Dallas and wraps up June 15. The tour's current leg runs through April 30, and features support acts Skillet and Fair to Midland, with Dropping Daylight and Resident Hero splitting time in the opening slot.
Tickets for the May/June dates go on sale this weekend in most markets, according to a press release. A presale begins Wednesday (4/4) for members of Flyleaf's fan club. For more information, visit the band's website.
Flyleaf's self-titled album has produced two singles: "I'm So Sick" and "Fully Alive." This spring, the band will release a third single, "All Around Me."
After its headlining run, Flyleaf will return to stages this summer as part of Korn's Family Values tour. The festival's fifth installment, which is set to kick off July 20 in St. Louis, MO, will also feature co-headliners Evanescence, as well as Atreyu, Trivium and Hellyeah.
Here are the latest Flyleaf headlining tour dates: More...
California's Eighteen Visions are currently remixing their next full-length, entitled "Obsession," with Ben Grosse (Marilyn Manson, New Order). Upon completion of mixing, which is roughly halfway completed, the record will be sent to Brian Gardner (Jimmy Eat World) for mastering. The album will hit stores on June 2nd through Trustkill Records. Meanwhile, the group now has plans to shoot a video for the song "Waiting For The Heavens," which can be found on the new Trustkill Records compilation. The video will be directed by Chris Sims and Timecode Entertainment. Finally, the group will be hitting the road with HIM next month, followed by a tour with Atreyu and From Autumn To Ashes.
Here are the tour dates with H.I.M.: More...