Helmet Summer U.S. Tour Announced

Helmet will be out touring the U.S. this summer and will be joined by Bush on several dates. Below’s where that trek will stop:

06/26 Lombard, IL – Brauer House
06/27 Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live
06/28 St. Louis, MO – Delmar Hall
06/29 Rock Island, IL – Daiquiri Factory
06/30 Toledo, OH – Civic Music Hall
07/02 Memphis, TN – New Daisy Theatre (feat. Bush)
07/03 Tulsa, OK – Brady Theater (feat. Bush)
07/04 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live
07/05 Wichita, KS – The Cotillion (feat. Bush)
07/06 Fayetteville, AR – George’s Majestic Lounge
07/08 Sioux Falls, SD – Icon Lounge
07/09 Bismarck, ND – Bismarck Event Center (feat. Bush)

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Black Wizard Gearing Up For U.S. Tour Dates With Volbeat

The Canadian riff-wielding heavy metal/stoner rock faction Black Wizard will take to the streets again later this week on a North American tour supporting Volbeat and Killswitch Engage. The near-month-long trek will trample its way through North America from August 6th through September 9th.

Comments the band: “We are super stoked and humbled that we got asked to do an arena tour with Volbeat and Killswitch Engage. We have never done anything this big can’t wait to play these massive crowds every damn night! We have no idea what to expect but we’re sounding tighter than ever right now so bring it on!”

Black Wizard continues to tour in support of the “New Waste” full-length album, released via Listenable Records this past February and currently streaming after the jump.

w/ Volbeat, Killswitch Engage:
8/08/2016 Coney Island Amphitheater – Brooklyn, NY
8/11/2016 Stage AE – Pittsburgh, PA
8/12/2016 Mason Temple Theater – Detroit, MI #
8/13/2016 Express Live – Columbus, OH
8/15/2016 Brady Theater – Tulsa, OK
8/16/2016 Bomb Factory – Dallas, TX
8/18/2016 Illinois State Fair – Springfield, IL
8/19/2016 Westfair Amphitheater – Omaha, NE
8/21/2016 Expo Hall – Madison, WI
8/23/2016 7 Flags Event Center – Des Moines, IA
8/24/2016 Swiftel Center – Brookings, SD
8/25/2016 Scheels Arena – Fargo, ND
8/27/2016 Rexall – Edmonton, AB
8/28/2016 Evraz Place – Regina, SK
8/30/2016 Grey Eagle Event Center – Calgary, AB
9/05/2016 WaMu Theater – Seattle, WA
9/06/2016 Star Theater at Spokane Arena – Spokane, WA
9/07/2016 Taco Bell Arena – Boise, ID
9/09/2016 The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT
# no Killswitch Engage

New Waste by BLACK WIZARD

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Spotlights Announces North American Tour Dates With Deftones

Spotlights has been handpicked by Deftones to support the band on two weeks of summer U.S. tourubg. Also appearing on select dates will be Refused. Catch Spotlights live:

Aug 2 – Bethlehem, PA @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center (w/ Refused)
Aug 3 – Baltimore, MD @ Pier Six Pavilion (w/ Refused)
Aug 5 – Brooklyn, NY @ Coney Island Amphitheater (w/ Refused)
Aug 6 – Philadelphia, PA @ Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing (w/ Refused)
Aug 7 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena (w/ Refused)
Aug 9 – Boston, MA @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion (w/ Refused)
Aug 10 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony Summerstage (w/ Refused
Aug 12 – Sterling Heights, MI @ Freedom Hill (w/ Refused)
Aug 13 – Toronto, ON @ Arrow Hall (w/ Refused)
Aug 16 – St Paul, MN @ Myth
Aug 17 – Clive, IA @ Seven Flags Event Center
Aug 18 – Tulsa, OK @ Brady Theater
Aug 20 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Great Saltair

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King Diamond Releasing “The Spider’s Lullabye” Deluxe Edition

King Diamond will release a deluxe edition of “The Spider’s Lullabye” on November 27, 2015. This new version was re-mastered by Andy LaRocque and includes a four track bonus CD with previously unreleased demos, on which LaRocque performed the solos and King Diamond himself was responsible for everything else.

In addition to the CD, double translucent red vinyl, including a 23″x33″ poster, is available as a limited European import. These can be ordered online now at this location. Catch King Diamond live with Exodus on these upcoming dates:

11/19 – New York, NY – PlayStation Theater
11/20 – New York, NY – PlayStation Theater – SOLD OUT
11/21 – New York, NY – PlayStation Theater – SOLD OUT
11/23 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE (Electric Citizen supporting)
11/24 – Boston, MA – Orpheum
11/25 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore (DVD Filming Show!)
11/27 – Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom
11/28 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore (DVD Filming Show!)
11/30 – Minneapolis, MN – Myth
12/02 – Tulsa, OK – Brady Theater (Club Brady)
12/04 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
12/05 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues

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Black Label Society Announces New U.S. Tour Dates

Black Label Society – fronted by guitar icon Zakk Wylde – has announced a batch of winter tour dates for the end of 2015 with special guests Huntress and The Shrine.

Fresh off an electric performance last weekend at the Food Truck & Rock Carnival in New Jersey, BLS is gearing up to finish the year strong in the U.S. The last time the band performed in The States was during the Unblackened Tour earlier this year.

Originally performed as a one night only concert at Club Nokia in Los Angeles for a live CD/DVD release two years ago, the show made its way across the U.S featuring intimate versions of some of the band’s most popular songs, as well as songs from Wylde’s best-selling solo album “Book of Shadows” & his Southern rock band Pride & Glory.

See BLS live on these upcoming December dates:

Dec-26 Phoenix, AZ Marquee Theater
Dec-27 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater
Dec-28 Dallas, TX Gas Monkey Live
Dec-29 Tulsa, OK Brady Theater
Dec-30 Houston, TX Warehouse Live
Dec-31 Marksville, LA Paragon Casino Resort

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King Diamond Filming New Live Concert DVD / Blu-Ray

King Diamond will be recording a feature length live concert video for blu-ray / DVD / digital release while on tour this fall.

Director Denise Korycki (Cannibal Corpse, Killswitch Engage) has been enlisted to direct the project, which will include footage from multiple shows throughout the entire “Abigail In Concert 2015” tour alongside Exodus.

Dates for the impending U.S. live trek are as follows:

10/29 Denver, CO The Fillmore Auditorium
10/31 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex
11/02 San Francisco, CA The Warfield
11/05 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern (SOLD OUT)
11/06 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
11/08 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre
11/09 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
11/13 San Antonio, TX Housecore Horror Festival at the Aztec Theatre
11/15 New Orleans, LA The Civic Theatre
11/16 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle
11/20 New York, NY Best Buy Theater (SOLD OUT)
11/21 New York, NY Best Buy Theater (SOLD OUT)
11/24 Boston, MA Orpheum Theater
11/25 Philadelphia, PA The Fillmore
11/27 Chicago, IL Aragon Ballroom
11/28 Detroit, MI The Fillmore
11/30 St Paul, MN Myth Live
12/02 Tulsa, OK Brady Theater – Club Brady
12/04 Houston, TX House of Blues
12/05 Dallas, TX House of Blues

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Buckcherry Streaming Full New “Rock ‘N’ Roll” Album

If that “Fuck” EP from last year wasn’t enough to dissuade you from listening to Buckcherry, there’s now a whole new album available.

Stream all the songs from “Rock ‘N’ Roll” at Pandora Premieres here. The record is scheduled for release on August 21 via the band’s own label F-Bomb Records. You can also see the band live on these upcoming Buckcherry tour dates:

Aug 28 – Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom (w/Saint Asonia, Saving Abel & Sons of Texas)
Aug 29 – Syracuse, NY – New York State Fair/Chevy Court Stage

Sep 9 – Charlotte, NC – Neighborhood Theatre (w/Saving Abel & Sons of Texas)
Sep 10 – Wilmington, NC – Ziggy’s (w/Saving Abel & Sons of Texas)
Sep 12 – Knoxville, TN – The Concourse at The International (w/Sons of Texas)
Sep 13 – Cleveland, OH – The Agora Ballroom (w/Saving Abel)
Sep 15 – Traverse City, MI – Ground Zero (w/Saving Abel & Sons of Texas)
Sep 16 – Flint, MI – The Machine Shop (w/Saving Abel & Sons of Texas)
Sep 18 – Kalamazoo, MI – District Square (w/Saving Abel)
Sep 19 – Menomonie, WI – Stout Ale House (w/Sons of Texas)
Sep 20 – Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s (w/Saving Abel & Sons of Texas)
Sep 22 – Fayetteville, AR – George’s Majestic Lounge (w/Sons of Texas)
Sep 24 – Longview, TX – Maude Cobb Civic Center (w/Sons of Texas)
Sep 25 – Mansfield, TX – Fat Daddy’s (w/Saving Abel & Sons of Texas)
Sep 26 – Tulsa, OK – Brady Theater (w/Saving Abel & Sons of Texas)
Sep 29 – Corpus Christi, TX – Brewster St. Ice House (w/Saving Abel & Sons of Texas)
Sep 30 – Houston, TX – Scout Bar (w/Sons of Texas)

Oct 2 – Sioux City, IA – Hard Rock Casino (w/Sons of Texas)
Oct 3 – Nebraska City, NE – Three Hills Event Center (w/Saving Abel & Sons of Texas)
Oct 4 – Hays, KS – Singers
Oct 6 – Odessa, TX – Club Patron
Oct 7 – Lubbock, TX – Jake’s
Oct 17 – Laughlin, NV – Avi Resort & Casino
Oct 26 – Winnipeg, MB – The Oak
Oct 29 – Moose Jaw, SK – Mosaic Place (w/Bret Michaels)
Oct 31 – Calgary, AB – Deerfoot Casino

Dec 4 – Green Bay, WI – The Watering Hole (w/Saving Abel & Sons of Texas)

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Alice In Chains Gearing Up For Summer U.S. Tour Dates

Alice In Chains just issued this message about upcoming Summer U.S. tour dates due to kick off in mid-July:

“We’re excited to announce that we’ll be heading out this summer for a four-week tour across the U.S. We felt an urge to hit the road and have some fun playing for all of you since the majority of our year will be dedicated to writing and recording. All of the dates are below. Pre-sales begin tomorrow, 3/10.

“The pre-sale for this tour will be a little different from past tours. Thanks to the great people at WMRQ in Hartford, CT, we became close with a young man named Stefan Dayne-Ankle, who sadly last week lost a courageous battle with Leukemia.

“To honor Stefan, and to give him the memorial he deserves, we’re donating $2 from every pre-sold ticket on this tour to his family. To read more about Stefan’s story, and why we’re raising money, please click here. We look forward to seeing you this summer!”

JULY 17 – Starlight Theater & Casino – Pala, CA
JULY 18 – The Pearl – Las Vegas, NV
JULY 20 – The Depot – Salt Lake City, UT
JULY 21 – Knitting Factory – Boise, ID
JULY 22 – Knitting Factory – Spokane, WA
JULY 24 – Fox Theater – Oakland, CA
JULY 25 – Thunder Valley Casino – Lincoln, CA
JULY 28 – Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO
JULY 31 – Brady Theater – Tulsa, OK
AUG 01 – Winstar Casino – Thackerville, OK
AUG 03 – Pageant – St. Louis, MO
AUG 04 – Eagles Ballroom – Milwaukee, WI
AUG 06 – Horseshoe Casino – Cincinnati, OH
AUG 07 – Ryman Auditorium – Nashville, TN
AUG 08 – Ryman Auditorium – Nashville, TN
AUG 10 – Hard Rock Live – Orlando, FL
AUG 11 – Seminole Hard Rock Casino – Hollywood, FL
AUG 14 – Foxwoods – Mashantucket, CT
AUG 15 – Taj Mahal – Atlantic City, NJ
AUG 16 – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA

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Thy Will Be Done Video Interview With Jay Costa Available

Midwest Music Scene has posted a new video interview online with Jay Costa of Thy Will Be Done after the band’s set at the Brady Theater for the Oklahoma Metal Fest. Check it out in the player below.

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