Light The Torch July Headlining Dates Announced

Light The Torch announced a handful headlining dates to follow-up their summer tour with Gwar. Below’s where they will perform:

07/21 Louisville, KY – Diamond Pub Concert Hall
07/23 Merriam, KS – Aftershock
07/24 Colorado Springs, CO – The Black Sheep
07/26 Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue

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Parkway Drive Premiere Entire New Album “Reverence”

Parkway Drive‘s recently released sixth studio effort “Reverence” is available to stream in its entirety below. Find out for yourself if they’ve really ‘outgrown metalcore’…

The group are currently out in the U.S. with Stick To Your Guns and Bad Omens on this tour:

05/04 Charlotte, NC – Carolina Rebellion
05/05 Silver Springs, MD – The Fillmore
05/06 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
05/08 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
05/09 Grand Rapids, MI – Intersection
05/10 Louisville, KY – Mercury Ballroom
05/11 Peoria, IL – Monarch Music Hall
05/12 Somerset, WI – Northern Invasion

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Killswitch Engage Vocalist Jesse Leach To Undergo Vocal Chord Surgery, Band Cancels Shows

Killswitch Engage has announced that they have had to cancel a number of shows due to vocalist Jesse Leach needed vocal chord surgery. A statement from the band reads thusly:

“Earlier today we found out Jesse needs to have surgery to repair an issue with his vocal chords. He is expected to make a full recovery and be fine for any future touring, but to avoid any future risk we unfortunately have to pull off these dates now. Our intention is to postpone the headline shows in Sayreville, Louisville, Cleveland & Poughkeepsie and get back to our fans as soon as possible. New dates for those cities will be announced soon, so please hold onto your tickets.

“In the meantime our friends in Hatebreed, Candiria and The Word Alive still plan on continuing forward with these shows. Show them your support.

“Below are all the shows impacted by this. Tickets will be available for refund at your original price of purchase for the headline shows as noted below ***.

“Thanks for your endless support and understanding. We’ll be doing all we can to get back to these places to see you all again soon.”

April 28 Jacksonville, FL – Welcome To Rockville Fest
April 29 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Fort Rock Fest
May 1 Louisville, KY – Mercury Ballroom***
May 2 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theatre***
May 3 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance***
May 5 Mexico City, Mexico – Hell and Heaven Fest

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No Warning & Hangman Announce Mini-Tour

No Warning and Hangman will hit the road together for a mini-tour later this month, the dates are as follows:

03/14 Louisville, KY – Spinelli’s
03/15 Little Rock, AR – Vinos
03/17 Austin, TX – TBA
03/18 Corpus Christi, TX – Boozerz
03/19 Baton Rouge, LA – Bleachers
03/21 Nashville, TN – The End
03/22 Dearborn, MI – Refuge Skateshop

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Parkway Drive Tweet Pics From New Album Sessions

Back in May 2017 (!) Parkway Drive announced that they were about 70% done recording their new effort. Past Friday (February 09th, 2018) the outfit shared the below series of photos via Twitter from the studio sessions. The new album is expected to arrive in stores later this year.

Working on album number 6

— Parkway Drive (@parkwayofficial) February 9, 2018

Parkway Drive will be back in North America in spring for this headlining tour:

04/26 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
04/27 Jacksonville, FL – Welcome To Rockville
04/28 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
04/29 Memphis, TN – New Daisy
05/01 Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
05/02 Stroudsburg, PA – Sherman Theater
05/03 Norfolk, VA – NorVa
05/04 Charlotte, NC – Carolina Rebellion
05/06 Silver Springs, MD – The Fillmore
05/08 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
05/09 Grand Rapids, MI – Intersection
05/10 Louisville, KY – Mercury Ballroom
05/11 Peoria, IL – TBA
05/12 Somerset, WI – Northern Invasion

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Hallow Point Announce March U.S. Tour Dates

Hallow Point are thrilled to announce their upcoming U.S. tour, kicking off in their hometown of St. Louis on March 9 at The Firebird. The tour will hit several southeastern and midwestern cities, coming to an end in Louisville, KY on March 24 at Brewskee’s. Each show will feature different support artists. See below for all confirmed tour dates:

Hallow Point March U.S. Tour Dates:

3/9 – St. Louis, Missouri @ The Firebird
3/10 – Memphis, Tennessee @ Rockhouse Live Midtown
3/11 – Nashville, Tennessee @ The East Room
3/12 – Chattanooga, Tennessee @ Ziggy’s
3/13 – Marietta, Georgia @ Swayze’s Venue
3/14 – Columbus, Georgia @ Soho Bar & Girll
3/15 – Athens, Georgia @ The Caledonia Lounge
3/16 – Charleston, South Carolina @ The Sparrow
3/17 – Raleigh, North Carolina @ Coughlin Compound
3/19 – Fayetteville, North Carolina @ The Drunk Horse Pub
3/20 – Charlotte, North Carolina @ The Rabbit Hole
3/21 – Greensboro, North Carolina @ The Somewhere Else Tavern
3/22 – Lexington, Kentucky @ Al’s Bar
3/23 – Cincinnati, Ohio @ Mad Frog
3/24 – Louisville, Kentucky @ Brewskee’s

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Lorna Shore & Signs Of The Swarm Winter Tour Announced

Lorna Shore & Signs Of The Swarm will be touring together next month, here’s where the run will stop:

With Signs Of The Swarm:

02/16 Clifton, NJ – Dingbatz
02/17 Frederick, MD – Cafe 611
02/18 Morgantown, WV- 123 Pleasant
02/19 Virginia Beach, VA -Shaka’s Live
02/20 Fayetteville, NC – Drunk Horse Pub
02/22 Jacksonville, FL – Nighthawks
02/23 Orlando, FL – Soundbar
02/24 Baton Rouge, LA – 524 Studios
02/26 Big Spring, TX – Desert Flower Art bar
02/27 Albuquerque, NM – Moonlight Lounge
03/01 Las Vegas, NV – Eagle Aerie Hall

Lorna Shore only:

03/31 Oklahoma City, OK – 89th St – OKC
04/01 Kansas City, MO – Riot Room
04/02 Louisville, KY – Trixie’s
04/04 Kent, OH – The Outpost

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SWEET COBRA Announces October Tour Dates w/Hum

SWEET COBRA kicks off the new run of shows in their hometown, sharing the stage with Pelican and Wolf Eyes on October 14th. Less than two weeks later the band will hook up with Hum for shows in Louisville, Nashville, and Atlanta October 25th through 27th, before both bands take part in the seventeenth annual […]

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Cave Of Swimmers Posts New Track “Hangman”

Cave of Swimmers today reveals new song “Hangman,” which can be heard in the player below. The track is taken from forthcoming 7″ release “The Sun,” which will officially drop on July 3rd.

The album can be pre-ordered at this location and you can also catch these upcoming Cave Of Swimmers 2017 tour dates:

7/7 Gainesville, FL – The Atlantic
7/8 Birmingham, AL – The Nick
7/9 Memphis, TN – Growlers
7/10 Nashville, TN – The East Room
7/11 Winston-Salem, NC – Test Pattern
7/12 Richmond, VA – 25Watt
7/13 New York, NY – Gold Sounds
7/15 Philadelphia, PA – Kung Fu Necktie
7/17 Montreal, QC
7/18 Toronto, ON
7/19 Detroit, MI
7/20 Chicago, IL-Reggie’s
7/21 Indianapolis, IN-Tap’s Live
7/22 Louisville, KY
7/24 Knoxville, TN
7/25 Asheville, NC
7/26 Atlanta, GA
7/28 New Orleans, LA – Siberia
7/29 St Petersburg, FL

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Romero Kicks Off U.S. Tour Dates

The genre-bending heavy stoner rockers from Romero are returning to the road this weekend. Romero’s first tour of 2017 stretches across 9 U.S. heartland states in just under 2 weeks.

Singer / guitarist, Jeffrey Mundt comments: “We do this, essentially, because we love to…not because anyone is paying us a ton of money or as an obligation to sell a product.”

“This band is 100% self-financed,” Mundt continues, “so we can only do what we can afford to do… or what we can afford to eventually pay off. We work very hard and time is definitely an issue. By no means is Romero a group of careless, invincible 20 somethings living under the same roof. Those days are long gone. All four of us have separate lives, families, responsibilities & interests. It’s really tough for any of us to leave home, so we try to find a balance.”

5/12 FR – Milwaukee, WI – Frank’s Power Plant
5/13 SA – Chicago, IL – Underground Lounge
5/14 SU – Indianapolis, IN – Taps Live
5/15 MO – Louisville, KY – Magnolia Bar
5/17 WE – Nashville – Springwater
5/19 FR – St Louis, MO – Fubar
5/20 SA – Wichita, KS – Elbow Room
5/22 MO – Omaha, NE – Dr. Jack’s Drinkery
5/24 WE – Des Moines, IA – Lefty’s

Gold For The Hunt by ROMERO

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