Skrillex has made the announcement of his Mothership 2014 Tour. Dillon Francis, DJ Snake, What So Not and Milo & Otis will be tagging along with him on select dates.
Coming off its highly successful 3rd album release (VIDEO GAMES LIVE: LEVEL 3), VGL continues its spearheading 13 year history of spreading the art and culture of video games and their music around the world, Video Games Live is proud to amnounce 50+ more tour dates kicking off this weekend in Phoenix, Arizona
Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry will hit the road in June for an extensive summer amphitheatre and arena tour. Also on the bill, performing an acoustic set, are Plain White T's. The tour kicks off in Wallingford, CT, on June 12th and crisscrosses North America through the end of the summer. Please see below for all dates. Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 22nd .
Abandoned By Bears, an upcoming Sweden Easycore band, is presumably the lovechild of A Day To Remember and Chunk! No Captain Chunk.
According to CraveOnline, the guitarist for Tool, Adam Jones, confirmed that a new Tool album is set to be released later this year. View an excerpt from the article below
Affiance are excited to continue to tour the US, this time with I The Breather, kicking off May 1st. The band just wrapped up a full US tour with Protest The Hero, is currently on the road with Close Your Eyes, and just announced their first tour of South Africa to kick off March 22! Dates are below.
You can listen to Devil You Know's first single, "Seven Years Alone," below. The band is fronted by ex-Killswitch Engage vocalist Howard Jones.
Eve To Adam announced their tour with Italian melodic hard rockers, Lacuna Coil and LA based KYNG. This tour follows ETA's stint with fellow rockers Escape The Fate and begins the band's non-stop tour schedule including a plethora of festivals. Fans can see an updated list of tour and festival dates here.
Brand New have announced a few more shows, including one with Modest Mouse
8/28/2014 Fox Theater Oakland, CA
8/30/2014 Crystal Ballroom Portland, OR
8/31/2014 The Showbox SoDo Seattle, WA
9/01/2014 Vogue Theatre Vancouver, BC
9/04/2014 Bear Tooth Theatre Anchorage, AK
Three years after the release of Khaos Legions and their most successful world tour to-date, extreme metal icons Arch Enemy have started mixing their 9th studio album with Jens Bogren at Fascination Street in Sweden. The new album will be titled War Eternal. Michael explains:
"A lot of times life is a struggle, a war against what I like to call 'mental chains' in society that try to prevent you from living life the way you want, that try to stop you from making your dreams come true. I have always resented that and I always will. The title sums up our collective attitude a band as well; stages will be destroyed, eardrums will bleed. There will be no choice. This, ladies and gentlemen, is 'War Eternal'..."
In Her Own Words will be releasing an acoustic E.P. titled "East & West" on April 1, 2014. It might be available for pre-order here (apply code APRFOOLS1 for 20% discount IF you are in the first ten to pick it up): http://inherownwords.bigcartel.com/
Comeback Kid. Whether you're a fan of the hardcore scene or not, you're familiar with that name. Whether that is due to some kid's shirt at a show (there's always that one awesome dude) or a band listing them as a major influence, the band has made its place as one of the flag bearers for modern hardcore. It's been 4 years since the last album, but the band is showing that they aren't going to slow down. This is Comeback Kid's heaviest album, and some would argue their best since “Wake The Dead”.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment are announcing Batman: Arkham Knight, Rocksteady Studios’ conclusion to the series of award-winning titles Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City. Batman: Arkham Knight is based on DC Comics’ core Batman license and is scheduled to be released worldwide on PS4 in 2014.
In the explosive finale to the Arkham series, Batman faces the ultimate threat against the city that he is sworn to protect. The Scarecrow returns to unite an impressive roster of super villains, including Penguin, Two-Face and Harley Quinn, to destroy The Dark Knight forever. Batman: Arkham Knight introduces Rocksteady’s uniquely designed version of the Batmobile, which is drivable for the first time in the franchise. View the trailer below
Staying true to the concept of surprise, The Pixies released a brand new music video overnight to accompany the song “Greens and Blues” from the band’s EP-2, released on January 3rd. Check out the video below
The Overseer debuts their sophomore attempt Rest and Let Go and it's a solid release
Every Time I Die is currently recording new material at GodCity Studio in Salem, Massachusetts with producer Kurt Ballou of Converge. Immediately following the recording process, Every Time I Die hits the road for the entirety of Warped Tour 2014. Stay tuned for further album details. Keith Buckley, lyricist and vocalist, of Every Time I Die states: