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In case you missed it, the latest Guitar Hero metal pack that came out last week features new songs from three well-known metal bands: Shadows Fall, Amon Amarth, and Dethklok, stars of the Adult Swim series Metalocalypse. Players can thrash along to "Still I Rise," a track of Shadows Fall's sixth studio album, "Retribution," "Twilight of the Thunder God" off Amon Amarth's seventh studio album similarly titled, "Twilight of the Thunder God," and "Laser Canon Deth Sentence" off Dethklok's second full-length album, "Dethalbum II."
The organizers of the Rockstar Energy Mayhem festival have announced another blockbuster lineup for the third edition of the travelling hard rock and metal event, including co-headlining performances from shock rock rocker Rob Zombie and nu-metal pioneers Korn. Also on the bill will be Lamb Of God, Hatebreed, Five Finger Death Punch, Chimaira, Winds Of Plague, Shadows Fall, Atreyu, Norma Jean, In This Moment and 3 Inches Of Blood.
The latest tour dates are as follows:
Sat Jul 10 San Manuel Amphitheater – San Bernardino, CA
Sun Jul 11 Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
Tue Jul 13 White River Amphitheater – Southeast Auburn, WA
Fri Jul 16 Cricket Wireless Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ
Sat Jul 17 Journal Pavilion – Albuquerque, NM
Sun Jul 18 Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre – Englewood, CO
Tue Jul 20 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater – Maryland Heights, MO
Wed Jul 21 Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
Fri Jul 23 Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ
Sat Jul 24 The Comcast Theatre – Hartford, CT
Sun Jul 25 Parc Jean Drapeau – Montreal, QC
Tue Jul 27 Comcast Center – Mansfield, MA
Wed Jul 28 P.N.C. Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, NJ
Fri Jul 30 DTE Energy Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
Sat Jul 31 Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
Sun Aug 01 Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
Wed Aug 04 Virginia Beach Amphitheater – Virginia Beach, VA
Fri Aug 06 First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre – Tinley Park, IL
Sat Aug 07 Post Gazette Pavilion At Star Lake – Pittsburgh, PA
Sun Aug 08 Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge – Bristow, VA
Tue Aug 10 Ford Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
Wed Aug 11 Cruzan Amphitheater – West Palm Beach, FL
Fri Aug 13 Superpages.com Center – Dallas, TX
Sat Aug 14 Zoo Amphitheatre – Oklahoma City, OK
Shadows Fall has issued the following update about a headlining Canadian tour:
"We are very excited to finally be heading to Canada for a full headlining tour!! We look forward to rocking with all the metalheads in the great white north and sharing a few extra strong beers with you all!!
"The tour starts on Wednesday February 24th in Calgary, Alberta. Support on the tour will come from Bison B.C. and Baptized in Blood. Special guest Goatwhore will be on the first six west coast dates only. We will also be playing a headlining show before crossing the border to the Great White North. The show is in Spokane, WA at The Knitting Factory and support will come from Bison BC, Baptized in Blood and Goatwhore. A list of the dates can be found below."
The currently announced dates are as follows (*With Goatwhore):
2/23 Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory*
2/24 Calgary, AB @ Republik*
2/25 Edmonton, AB @ Starlite*
2/27 Regina, SK @ The District*
3/1 Winnipeg, MB @ WECC*
3/2 Thunder Bay, ON @ The Roxy*
3/4 Toronto, ON @ Opera House
3/5 London, ON @ Music Hall
3/7 Ottawa, ON @ Mavericks
3/8 Montreal, QC @ National
3/9 Quebec City, QC @ Imperial
Five Finger Death Punch has added on an extra show to their upcoming U.S. Winter Tour with Shadows Fall. The extra date will take place on February 9th in Jacksonville, NC at Hooligan's. Their other upcoming tour dates are as follows:
1/21 Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
1/22 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
1/23 Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues
1/24 Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
1/26 Houston, TX @ House of Blues
1/27 McAllen, TX @ McAllen Convention Center
1/29 Dallas,TX @ House of Blues
1/30 New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
1/31 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
2/2 Nashville,TN @ Cannery Ballroom
2/3 Grenville, SC @ Handle Bar
2/5 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
2/6 Worcester, MA @ Palladium
2/8 Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club
2/12 Flint, MI @ Machine Shop
2/13 Dayton, OH McGuffy’s House of Rock
2/14 St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
2/16 Rapid City, SD @ Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
2/17 Billings, MT @ Shrine Auditorium
2/19 Reno, NV @ Knitting Factory
2/20 Chico, CA @ Senator Theatre
2/21 Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
Shadows Fall has issued the following statement about planning a 2010 winter tour alongside Five Finger Death Punch, Throwdown, and 2 Cents:
"Today, Shadows Fall is pleased to announce their upcoming 2010 US Winter tour. Shadows Fall will be on the road January 21 through February 20, 2010 with Five Finger Death Punch, Throwdown, and 2 Cents. This tour will be everything you expect and more out of a hard hitting metal show and as an added bonus for the ladies, the first 100 women to line up at each show will get in absolutely free. Tickets will be going on sale this weekend.
"Shadows Fall tour this past fall was one of the most successful hard rock tours of the season and they have another amazing run scheduled for this winter as they are going out with Five Finger Death Punch and 2 Cents for a second time. In addition one of metal’s most exciting melodic bands, Throwdown, has been added into the mix. Make sure to catch what is going to be on the hottest tours this winter!"
The currently confirmed dates are as follows, with more to be added soon: More...
Shadows Fall have announced that their previously scheduled home town holiday show on December 26th, 2009 has been canceled. The band listed unforeseen family commitments as the reason for the cancellation. Tickets can be refunded at the point of purchase.
High On Fire has announced December, 2009 Australian tour dates alongside Lamb of God. The bands will join forces beginning December 11 in Brisbane as part of a touring bill that will also include Devildriver and Shadows Fall.
High On Fire's fifth studio album and follow-up to 2007’s "Death is This Communion" is currently nearing completion. The band worked with producer Greg Fidelman (Metallica, Slayer, Johnny Cash) at Los Angeles’ The Pass Studios with the goal of capturing “the ultimate High on Fire experience.” The album is slated for a January 23, 2010 release via E1 Music.
High On Fire still has the following tour dates with Dethklok, Mastodon, and Converge: More...
A new teaser trailer has been posted online for the upcoming video game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2," which features the song "Still I Rise" by Shadows Fall. The video clip can be viewed below. "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" is set to be released on November 10th, 2009.
Shadows Fall have announced they are removing the full stream of their new album "Retribution" from their MySpace page and will be replacing them with fan chosen tracks. Fans can vote for their top three favorite Shadows Fall songs to be placed on their MySpace player at this location.
Shadows Fall has posted a video online of their performance of the song "What Drives the Weak” on Fearless Music TV. The video, which was recorded live at Crash Mansion in New York, can be viewed below. More...
Shadows Fall have announced that they are seeking fan-shot photos of the band performing on their current tour with Five Finger Death Punch to put together an online photo album. Fans can e-mail any photos they have taken to this address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shadows Fall have announced the following two extra U.K. headlining shows with support from MagnaCult:
12/1 Nottingham Rescue Rooms
12/2 Colchester Arts Centre
Shadows Fall also has the following upcoming tour dates: More...
Shadows Fall has posted a "making of" clip for their recent music video "Still I Rise." The video clip can be viewed below. "Still I Rise" is off their most recent album "Retribution," which was released on September 15th. More...
A 30 second teaser for the Saw VI soundtrack has been posted online and is viewable below. As previously reported, the soundtrack available everywhere October 20 features new and unreleased music from Hatebreed, Lacuna Coil, Suicide Silence, Shadows Fall, Mushroomhead, Converge, It Dies Today, Kittie, Chimaira, Every Time I Die, and more more.
Shadows Fall has issued the following statement about offering music lessons and updating their tour schedule:
"Now that Retribution is in stores (have you picked up your copy yet???) we want you to learn how to play some of those tracks. What better way to learn how to shred than from one of us? We’re teaming up with the RockDoctors to give live online one–on–one interactive music lessons. To give you a little bit of backround on the RockDoctors they set up online music lessons, all you have to do is sign up for an account with them and sign up for a Skype account. To kick everything off we’ll be giving a few of these lessons away for FREE so if you got a golden ticket in your preorder of Retribution you might be one of the lucky ones to win a lesson. We will also be giving one to the winner of the Countdown to Retribtuion.
"Tour has just begun and we are stoked to be out there cruising it at shows again. Make sure you come check out out in the US alongside Five Finger Death Punch, Otep and 2 Cents. All the dates are listed below."
The currently confirmed Shadows Fall tour dates are as follows: More...
American metal outfit Shadows Fall has entered the Billboard Album Charts with their latest album, "Retribution." The record landed at number 35 on the album charts, as well as number 3 on Billboard’s Hard Music Chart and number 3 on Billboard’s Independent Chart.
Shadows Fall has issued the following brief announcement about an in-store performance later today in Long Island:
"Everyone out in Long Island we'll be doing an in store performance at Looney Tunes. Click here for details. See you there!"
The line-up and tracklisting for the Saw VI soundtrack has been revealed. The soundtrack features brand new and unreleased music from Hatebreed, Lacuna Coil, Suicide Silence, Shadows Fall, Mushroomhead, Converge, It Dies Today, Kittie, Chimaira, Every Time I Die, and more.
The Saw VI soundtrack will be available October 20, 2009. The official website and pre-order has been launched at saw6soundtrack.com.
In Saw VI, Special Agent Strahm is dead, and Detective Hoffman has emerged as the unchallenged successor to Jigsaw's legacy. However, when the FBI draws closer to Hoffman, he is forced to set a game into motion, and Jigsaw's grand scheme is finally understood.
Trustkill's Josh Grabelle said, "We are stoked about this soundtrack as we've managed to place songs from some of the most exciting hard rock and metal bands in the scene on this one. We are all huge fans of the Saw movies and are ready to knock this one out of the park!"
Artists' Addiction Soundtracks' Jonathan Platt says of the Saw VI Soundtrack: "We feel that we have put together a collection of songs that really mirrors the chaos onscreen. All of our acts are big fans of the Saw series and were excited to be a part of the soundtrack and I think that energy really comes across."
The Saw VI Soundtrack track listing is as follows: More...
Kittie has issued the following brief statement about their song "Cut Throat" appearing on the upcoming "Saw VI" movie soundtrack:
"Check it out boys and girls, the SAW VI soundtrack featuring a brand new Kittie song as well as many other wicked bands. Looks like it's gonna be a heavy one!!!"
Other bands to contribute to the soundtrack include Chimaira, Suicide Silence, Shadows Fall, Every Time I Die, Mushroomhead, Hatebreed, and Lacuna Coil.
American heavy metal group Shadows Fall has posted their brand new album, "Retribution" online for streaming. You can listen to the entire album by heading to the band's official Myspace page. The album will be released on September 14th in Europe and on the following day in North America.