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HourCast To Tour with 30 Seconds To Mars

After a successful series of live performances with Sevendust, Boston electronic rockers HourCast will join the red hot 30 Seconds To Mars on a nationwide U.S. tour for the duration of the summer. Newcomers on the hard rock scene, HourCast blend unique elements of computerized rock and heavy metal to create a unique and often somber sound on their debut album State Of Disgrace.

"We had no preconceptions as to what the band would sound like," says vocalist Patrick McBride. The members of HourCast – Mcbride, drummer Jerry Clews, guitarist David Henriquez and bassist David Sullivan - have combined their varied influences to incorporate the heavy flavor of Deftones and Tool with the dark electronic atmosphere of Nine Inch Nails and Depeche Mode.

"Freeze", the first single from State Of Disgrace , is accompanied by an innovative animated video that has already received play on MTV2's Headbanger's Ball and FUSE Oven Fresh. Hard Drive Radio, XM and Music Choice have all begun playing HourCast's music as well.

Not being signed to a label could serve as a liability to some bands, but not HourCast. "We didn't have a label telling us what to do and that allowed us to add variety and flavor to the album," says McBride. HourCast is a band looking to gain ground in the current music scene. "Myspace and live shows are definitely helping us to build a fan base," says McBride.

The track listing for State Of Disgrace comprises:

This life
Sakkara
Freeze
God Failed
Lunar
Smash Up
Almost Like Life
Numb
3rd Of July
Stillwater
Memories And Lies
Uhaul
Imbalance

HourCast tour dates with 30 Seconds To Mars:

July 19th Sacramento The Boardwalk
July 20th Petaluma Phoenix Theater
July 21st Reno New Oasis
July 22nd Salt Lake City Warped Tour
July 23rd Denver Warped Tour
July 25th El Paso Club 101
July 27th Albuquerque Sunshine Theater
July 28th Wichita Cotillion Ballroom
July 29th Kansas Buzzfest
July 30th Madison The Annex
August 1st Cincinnati 19th Century Theater
August 2nd Struthers The Cellar
August 3rd Flint Machine Shop

You can watch the video for "Freeze" here.

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8 Comments on "HourCast To Tour w/ 30 Seconds To Mars"

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1. RoCkErChIk44 writes:

I THINK HOURCAST f***IN ROCKS!!!!! THEY DEF GOT WHAT IT TAKES TO MAKE IT BIG...THERE CD IS THE MOST AWESOME ...I CANT GO BY ONE DAY WITH OUT SOME HOURCAST...I NEED MY FIX OF THEIR MUSIC EVERYDAY!!

-ROCKERCHIK44

# Jul 13, 2006 @ 12:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. punkchick writes:

OMG!!! I NEED TO MEET THE 30 SECONDS FROM MARS SO BAD IT AINT EVEN FUNNY CUZ THERE MUSIC AND THERE LOOK IS SO COOL!!! THEY ARE SO HOT AND I WILL MARRY JAR ED IF IT IS THE LAST THING I DO

# Jul 13, 2006 @ 11:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. KORNDOGG writes:

30 SECONDS FROM MARS IS A GREAT BAND!
I JUST STARTED TO GET INTO THEM AND THEY f***EN ROCK!

# Jul 14, 2006 @ 7:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. rulin kmadd writes:

why are you still on this site? So let me get this straight a washed up actor who couldn't get
a movie role to save his life after Switchback decided to start a shiitty nu-metal band and
then since that didn't do too well decided to sell out like a biitch and do this MCR cover
band? sh** maybe i chose the wrong career. No fukk being gay as George Micheal's
dildo.

# Jul 14, 2006 @ 2:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. coco writes:

who da hell are they.....................

yo KORNDO- .............................

aw sh** i'll rather not post if the ***** ********* **** above is gonna be here.

# Jul 14, 2006 @ 3:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. coco writes:

oh yeah the lead singer is da boyfriend of lindsay i think. this must mean they probably sound like NSYNC.

but i'll see them at limewire.

# Jul 14, 2006 @ 3:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. KORNDOGG writes:

HEY COCO, THEY ARE PRETTY GOOD! NOT LIKE NSYNC,NOT EVEN CLOSE!
AND THE GUY WHO IS ALWAYS MENTIONING THE WORD GAY OR FAG IN HIS POSTS, YES IM TALKING ABOUT YOU RULIN!
ARE YOU HOMOPHOBIC OR JUST STRAIGHT UP GAY! YOU SURE NO ALOT ABOUT HOW TO BE GAY OR PEOPLE THAT ARE GAY!
DO US ALL A FAVOR AND COME OUT OF THE CLOSET OR KILL YOURSELF!

# Jul 14, 2006 @ 4:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. coco writes:

aight i'll give it try, dogg.

oh yeah i don't really know if he is gay. but da part where you said he knows about ppl that are gay is true. i had to look up frankie goes to hollywood to see wtf he was talkin about.

he talks alot george michaels boy goerge and sure knows how to put his imagination da most gayest way possible with them.

yo rulin with a name like dat you should be elton john new husband.

"RULIN KMADD?" HAHAHAHAHA ..........sounds like a clue to somethin gay in his personal life.

hahahhaha aw sh**.

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